Holidays & Travel

Plymouth based travel expert makes dreams come true

With ‘lockdown’ officially becoming the ‘word of the year,’ many people are looking to 2021 to sprinkle some much-needed magic into their holiday plans and, perhaps, to do something a little bit different.

And travel specialist Karen Thornton is rapidly becoming the ‘go to’ person to...

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Revealed: The winners of the UK’s 2020 staycation trend

Authored by News Desk

The team at Dayinsure has revealed the winners of the UK staycation trend in 2020.

By collecting Google search volume data, Dayinsure has discovered which counties, seaside locations, and attractions have benefited the most from people deciding to holiday at home in 2020.

The search volume data was collected between March and July 2020, was sorted, analysed and presented,...

6 virtual sporting events that will help keep you fit, healthy and in shape

Authored by Mary

Attending huge sports events probably seems like a distant memory, lost in the past. Those days when we got up early for 6am training or to travel to one of the many races held most weekends across the country. Whether we were running, cycling or swimming, we only wanted the following - to have fun whilst keeping fit! We can’t bring back all of this just yet, but we want to make sure that...

Families get in line as holiday caravan sales soar in Devon

Authored by Mary

Waiting lists for would-be holiday home buyers are being put in place at many of the six holiday parks in Devon operated by Park Holidays UK.

The group says it regrets that some customers are being asked to remain patient until new stocks of holiday homes are delivered, and extra pitches developed.

Director Tony Clish reports that demand for holiday lodges and caravans has...

TUI launches winter 2021/22 and summer 2022 programmes from Exeter Airport

Authored by Mary

TUI UK has launched winter 2021 and 2022 holidays from Exeter and is set to put summer 2022 holidays on sale from 5th November, with thousands of free kids’ places, low deposits from £75 per person and £0 deposit on direct debit bookings made online on offer.

This comes as 86% of customers surveyed in September said they expect to have gone on holiday again by next summer -...

7 things to consider when buying static caravan

Authored by Mike Page

Buying a static caravan is a substantial investment. Whether you get it on-site or off-site, a static caravan can provide you with the liberty to enjoy your mobile lodge for the better part of the year. However, there are many factors that you will have to consider before deciding to buy one.

Most people who buy a caravan typically want it installed in a holiday park – be it a large...

Devon is among top holiday destinations for families this October half term

Authored by Mary

An October half term Staycation is top of many parents’ to-do list and Devon is among the top holiday destinations according to Travelodge’s latest Holiday Index. The new travel report has revealed that 41% of British parents are making the most of the first school term holiday and taking a Minication, so that they can spend quality time together as a family.

This year, families are...

Devon caravan holidays: A guide for annual visitors

Authored by Sarah Parker

One of the UK’s favourite counties for holidaymakers, Devon is renowned for both its atmospheric inland moors and its coastal towns - scenic, sun-splashed, and characterful. It’s little wonder that Devon, with its abundance of natural flora and fauna and its luxury of space, attracts many thousands of caravan holidayers each year. For those who come back for more year after year, this short...

How You Can Determine if Glamping – or Camping – is for You

Authored by Sarah Parker

For many people, the idea of camping is certainly attractive, but more people nowadays are also seeing glamping as an attractive activity for a weekend break or holiday. Both glamping and camping give us the perfect excuse to relax in the outdoors and get some necessary fresh air, and perhaps even benefit from a unique adventure. But if you are wondering which is better between the two, what...

5 Best Places to Camp in the United States

Authored by Mary

Did you know that 61% of the US population is active campers? Popular research suggested that in 2018 about 1.4 million households camped for the first time. This healthy camping trend in the woods or by the countryside is not restricted to the US only. Globally, camping and outdoor hospitality is a flourishing industry in its own right.

However, the principal reason why camping is...

Blue Islands

Blue Islands launch extended summer schedule

Authored by Mary

Channel Islands based airline Blue Islands has now extended its on-sale schedule for next summer to cover the whole of the summer school holiday period for 2021.

Passengers can also plan and book with confidence, especially if when choosing the airline’s reasonably priced Blue Plus fare which includes flexibility, seat choice and a two-suitcase allowance as standard.

Blue...