Life was so much easier for travel agents twenty years ago.
For thirty years they had done well since the package holiday began, and taking a holiday abroad was the new and exciting thing to do for many families.
Many would book in January - to have something to look forward to after Christmas - pay a deposit, and each month visit the travel agent to pay off a bit more for their trip.
But there's been a revolution in the travel industry, it's just as easy for someone at home or in the office to book online, and with so much competition and a recession in full swing many are leaving it until the last moment they can before committing.
But if there's one thing that has remained constant it's the enduring appeal of Majorca, and with a tourist board that was established over a hundred years ago if there's one thing the island knows about, it's tourism.
To read more about how last minuute holidays are becoming more popular click through to this Majorca blog
And for more information about Majorca holidays visit www.yourmajorca.net