Honeymoon holidays on a budget

With the average wedding in the UK costing around twenty five thousand pounds, it often leaves very little for the honeymoon. A honeymoon is a great chance to get away and spend quality time together after the often stressful time of wedding planning. Many of us dream about going to some secluded island somewhere in the Caribbean for a week or two but unless you have a few thousand pounds spare then you may have to think again. A budget honeymoon holiday can be done, and it can still be perfect, it just may take a little bit of extra planning. Think about the time of year you want to... Read more

Booking a holiday in the winter months

If you are looking to go on holiday from October through to March then you will need to send some time researching different countries to see where will offer the best weather for your trip. Trying to find countries to visit in February that will be hot and little rain can be quite hard and you will usually have to opt for somewhere such as the Caribbean. As these destinations are popular with winter holiday goes you will see a huge increase in price for these locations. You can expect to pay about a thousand pounds per person for a February holiday to the Dominican Republic for example. The canary... Read more

Do the benefits of going all inclusive out weight the additional cost?

When looking at the cost of holidays and the options you have, you may be surprised to find that going all inclusive is often not a huge amount more than going self catering. Previously many people thought that going all inclusive was only something for the very wealthy, but you can actually end up sending less money by booking and all inclusive holiday and going self catering and then having to spend a lot of money on food and drink. This is especially true when it comes to families going on holiday. Children often want a lot of drinks and snacks such as ice creams and burgers when on holiday... Read more

Camping holidays may not be as exciting as they sound

Camping holidays may sound like a lot of fun, getting back to basics and being able to spend a lot of time together without the day to day distractions such as work or the television. Camping can be great but it can also be hard work and not the relaxing holiday that you may of envisaged, this is especially true if you experience a lot of bad weather. Going camping when it is cold, especially with young children can create its own problems and you will often find that this means no one gets enough sleep, lack of sleep often leads to grumpy adults and children and doesn’t work well... Read more

Hotels – you don’t always get what you pay for

If you are looking at booking a hotel for the night, a short break or a holiday for a week or two then you need to do some research to find out where is best to stay. With lots of comparison sites and review sites, it is now ease to compare where to book to get the best price and also to read what other travellers have said about the hotel. You may think by paying more for your hotel you will get a better quality rom and stay but this is not always the case. Many hotels think that they can justify the high prices they charge just by... Read more

Sorting out your holiday paperwork

When you think of holidays the last thing that probably springs to mind is paperwork, but in reality there is always a certain amount that you need to consider often even before booking your break away. If you are planning on going to another country you will need to check what documentation you will need to enter the country such as passports, other ID, Visa and medical insurance. Some countries have very strict regulation of documents required to gain entry and therefore you may jeopardise your whole holiday if you neglect to put these in place. When looking at travel or medical insurance, there is no point leaving medical history... Read more