Sales of hot tubs on finance have risen by more than 63 per cent on the same period last year – finance approvals were up from £1.4m in May 2014 to £2.2m in May 2015.

Higher sales on finance are an excellent indicator of what is happening in the wider pool and spa market. Consumer confidence has clearly increased over the last 12 months, with homeowners willing to make ‘big ticket’ purchases on luxury goods.

Record sales figures are being experienced by both online and showroom dealers across the UK, with some reporting sales up by 30 per cent. And it’s not just new customers buying their first hot tub, many long-term owners are also trading in and upgrading.  Sales have also been fuelled by the fact there are some very competitive finance products available at the moment that are attractive to both dealers and consumers.  Interest free credit has