Asda’s latest Income Tracker has revealed that airfares were 5.3% lower in April than they were a year ago, helping Brits to pocket an extra £17 in time for their summer getaways.
- The average UK household had £187 a week of discretionary income in April 2015, up by £17 a week on the same month a year before
- Airfares were 5.3% lower in April than they were a year ago
- The typical basket of food and non-alcoholic drink was 2.8% cheaper
- Home electricity, gas and fuel also saw a 2.8% decrease in price
- 386,000 more people employed than a year ago
British Summertime is off to a flying start as Asda’s latest monthly Income Tracker revealed that Brits had an extra £17 a week in their pockets in April this year. Families across the UK now have £187 a week to spend on the things they want, rather than the items they need, which is just over 10% higher than this time last year.Find out more and read the full report.