- Slightly more respondents have a Short Breaks Prepaid Card (53%) than those who do not (47%).
- As expected, respondents whose children or young people have an EHCP are more likely to have a prepaid card than those without an EHCP (68% and 19% respectively).
- Days out and stays away are popular uses of the prepaid card (36%). Some other popular uses of the prepaid card are for food such as on takeaways and eating out (27%), and to buy toys and home entertainment (24%).
Do you have a Short Breaks Prepaid Card?
Base (2021 sample): 607
Base (2021 sample): EHCP (423) | No EHCP (183)
What have you used the Short Breaks Prepaid Card for?
Base (2021 sample): Respondents that have a Short Breaks prepaid card (203)
|Responses (showing key themes)||Percentage of responses|
|Day trips out||36%|
|Meals out or takeaway food||27%|
|Toys or home entertainment||24%|
|Lessons or activity groups (such as swimming lessons, enable Ability)||13%|
|Travel (such as petrol, train tickets)||13%|
|Theme parks or amusement parks||10%|
|Weekends away or nights away||8%|