Category Archives: Holidays

Looking after your valuables when travelling

A holiday can be a great chance for all the family to get away, and the last thing you want on holiday is problems. When it comes to valuables, the advice is to take as few valuables with you when travelling as possible, but when we go away, there are certain valuables that you may need to take such as your phone, maybe a laptop or tablet. Also often people like to take their jewellery with them; necklaces, watches and rings so they can get dressed up on a night out. When carrying valuables with you when travelling you should consider where you are going to store them. If you... Read more

Self-catering holidays – all you need to know

When booking your holiday you may have the option to go self catering or all inclusive. If you are used to going all inclusive then choosing to go self catering may mean you have to plan a little more than you are used to. There are not too many extra things to worry about but you may want to do a bit of research in to the local area to find out places to eat and drink nearby to avoid going places that have a bad rep. You may want to check how close the nearest beach is to the resort to save on travel costs. Some all inclusive locations... Read more

Last minute honeymoon deals

If you have planned a last minute wedding then you will probably be looking to plan a last minute honeymoon too. May couples decide quite early where they want to go for their honeymoon but with budget often a major factor, this may change as the wedding plans progress and often get more and more expensive. If you know where you want to go but it seems just out of your reaching terms of budget then you may look to go on a last minute holiday often saving you hundreds of pounds. Don’t panic about booking a honeymoon immediately after the wedding. Often it is nice to have a week... Read more

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