Britain set to head outdoors for Jubilee weekend

Online searches for outdoor gear rocket as Brits set to make the most of the Jubilee and National Camping & Caravanning Week
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May 31, 2012 - PRLog -- Leading shopping website, has seen a huge increase in the number of consumers looking for outdoor and camping gear ahead of the upcoming Jubilee weekend.

Searches for outdoor gear through the site are up 116 per cent on the previous week, indicating Brits are gearing up to make the most of the extra-long weekend and the start of National Camping & Caravanning Week. The most searched for items from bargain hungry shoppers include tents, camping furniture and waterproof clothing, as cautious consumers keep one eye on the weather.

The warm weather also seems to have put retailers in a good mood. The number of discounts available through has risen significantly with many leading brands offering significant savings to make the most of this increased interest from consumers.

Duncan Jennings, co-founder of commented: “The wet start to the year has meant times have been pretty tough for specialist outdoor retailers. However the recent warm spell and the prospect of the extra-long Jubilee weekend seems to be all the encouragement camping fans need to get themselves back out there. One things for certain, with summer finally under way, camping is well and truly back on the nation’s agenda.”

Top outdoor gear deals include:
20% off Camping Orders at Millets
Expires 06/06/2012

20% off Camping Orders at Blacks
Expires 06/06/2012

Cotswold Outdoor
Free Delivery on Orders Over £30 at Cotswold Outdoor
Added 22/05/2012

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Duncan Skehens
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020 3597 7495

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