Ryanair to open 12 new routes from Stansted


Ryanair to open 12 new routes from Stansted

Ryanair has announced it will open 12 new routes from London Stansted in April 2014, as well as adding frequencies on 17 existing routes, which will deliver an additional 1,300,000 passengers per annum.

Online domestic flight searches soar

Online searches for domestic flights soar

Online searches for flights in August rose by 44 percent since May and those to domestic destinations and the Republic of Ireland saw the biggest increases, according to independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight.

Eurostar announces new route to Amsterdam

Eurostar announces new direct route between London and Amsterdam

Eurostar announced on Friday (September 27) that it has signed an agreement with the Dutch railways to launch direct services between London and Amsterdam, starting from December 2016.

Parga Island, Greece

Where to spend a weekend in Greece

A weekend break can be just as rewarding as your main summer holiday - and help you avoid waiting 12 months for your next trip away. Greece is a great country to get away to for a few days and its idyllic islands and unique culture can make you feel thousands miles away, even when you're only a few hours plane ride away.

Mayor of Prague urges tourists to stay away

Mayor of Prague urges tourists to stay away

The Mayor of Prague is urging tourists to stay away from the city until the State of Emergency, due to widespread flooding in the area, has been lifted.

Plan ahead for a relaxing short break

Short break inspiration

There is a fine art to maximising the short break and following these simple tips is a step towards perfecting it.

Costa Teguise is a terrific short break destination

What can you do on a weekend break in Costa Teguise?

If you want to go on an overseas holiday but aren't sure where to go, it's worth visiting Lanzarote. Not only is the Spanish island just a few hours' flight from the UK - ideal if you've only got enough free time to go away for a long weekend - but it also benefits from warm weather and has terrific attractions. Costa Teguise is a particularly good destination for a short break, here's a look at why.

Take a family holiday in Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura is the perfect place for a short family break

Going on a family holiday, even if it's only for a long weekend, presents a great chance for you and your loved ones to relax and spend quality time with one another. If you're looking to take a break, but can't decide where to go, you should think about heading to Fuerteventura. The Spanish island is the perfect destination for a fun-filled getaway.

Pick and choose your own airline meal

Pick and choose everything on your airline meal tray

From May, airBaltic will introduce a new airline meal ordering system online where passengers will be able to select exactly what they would like on their meal tray.

Iceland sees 40% rise in UK visitor numbers

Promote Iceland has announced a record growth of 39.9% in UK visitor numbers during 2012, with 94,599 UK tourists visiting the country throughout the year.

How to pack for a cruise around the Mediterranean

If you have booked a family cruise around the Mediterranean and need to start thinking about what to pack, there are lots of things to consider. With so much to see and do on this type of break, you will need a variety of outfits, as well as other items.

What to look out for when booking a cruise

One of the best ways to see the world on a budget is to go on a cruise. However, many holidaymakers choose to go to 'traditional' resorts, rather than travel on a ship. If you fall into this category, 2013 could be the year you change your mind.

Brits make more mistakes on the road whilst on holiday

Brits speed when they’re abroad

Half of British motorists have broken the law when driving abroad because they are too relaxed in the ‘holiday mindset’, according to a survey by MonkeySupermarket.com.

Road trips in France save Brits from post Olympic blues

Brits beating Post-Olympic blues with escape to Europe

The end of the 2012 Olympic Games has prompted a Great British Escape to Europe, as travellers plan holiday road-trips to beat the post-games blues.

Yorkshire encourages visitors to travel to home of Gold Medallists

EastCoast Rail launch Team Yorkshire campaign for Londoners

Yorkshire holds up their Olympic Success, as encouragement for Londoners to visit the Northern County.

What is the worst thing about flying?

Screaming babies voted most annoying inflight pest

The most annoying things about flying have been revealed, in a poll by RoxyPalace.com.

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