Head 2 Head: Canaries vs. Balearics

Cooperative Travel Head 2 Head tackles the difficult travel questions and decisions holidaymakers face each year. We’ll seek to lift the lid on destinations, holiday types, and more to help you find the perfect holiday. This time in our Head 2 Head, we’re pitting two of the most sun-kissed, popular European holiday destinations: the Canaries … Continue reading Head 2 Head: Canaries vs. Balearics

Leave or Stay in Europe?

While the rest of the country is deciding how Brexit will impact the UK’s future, we just want to know whether to “Leave” or “Stay” in Europe for our next holiday! The world is so full of fantastic holiday destinations, but do we go somewhere beautiful and European during our next break, or do we … Continue reading Leave or Stay in Europe?

Fairtrade Fortnight with Co-operative Travel

It’s Fairtrade Fortnight at Midcounties Co-operative. Running from 25th February to 10th March 2019, Fairtrade Fortnight is a celebration of the importance of Fairtrade. Fairtrade is a great way of being socially responsible – one of Co-operative Travel’s most important values – and helps ensure that workers in poorer countries are paid fair wages. We … Continue reading Fairtrade Fortnight with Co-operative Travel

The most amazing Australasian experiences for your #BookItList

We believe that everyone should have the chance to jet off to their dream destinations, so we’re going to reward one lucky winner with £1,000 towards their next fantastic holiday with the Co-operative Travel £1000 getaway giveaway. Whether you decide to take a trip with the family, put it towards a luxury city break, or … Continue reading The most amazing Australasian experiences for your #BookItList

Things to do in Asia that should be on your travel #BookItList

The Co-operative Travel £1000 Getaway Giveaway competition gives you the chance to win £1,000 towards your dream holiday, whether that would be in Europe, America, or anywhere else int he world! If you've never been, Asia is an incredible destination for holidays and adventures. To inspire you we have selected some of the incredible Asian destinations … Continue reading Things to do in Asia that should be on your travel #BookItList

Unmissable American adventures that have to be on your #BookItList

Here at Co-operative Travel, we’re always talking about where we’d love to visit on our next holiday. Isn’t everyone? From restaurants under the sea, and glorious sun-drenched beaches to far-off metropolitan cities, and rainforest explorations. We talk about luxurious hot tub holidays with partners, and solo trekking across the globe. That’s the pleasure of a … Continue reading Unmissable American adventures that have to be on your #BookItList

Romantic City Breaks for a Perfect Valentine’s Day

Why not surprise your love this Valentine’s Day by doing something a little different – like sweeping them away on holiday? While the UK has many opportunities for culture and romance, if you want to go that extra distance for that special person in your life, we’d like to recommend 5 extra-special city breaks that … Continue reading Romantic City Breaks for a Perfect Valentine’s Day

5 Unmissable 2019 City Breaks

A city break gives you the chance to explore a new destination without relying on fine weather or going at a particular time of year. Every city has its own character and quirks, cuisine and specialities, so there will always be something new to enjoy and a different experience to be had, wherever you go. … Continue reading 5 Unmissable 2019 City Breaks

Your European #BookItList

The Co-operative Travel £1000 Getaway Giveaway competition gives you the chance to win £1000 towards your next holiday! A prize like that could help you go on the holiday of your dreams, jetting off to a destination you’ve always hungered for – one of those on your bucket list, or what we’re calling your #BookItList! … Continue reading Your European #BookItList

Top Travel Tips

GET OFF TO A FLYING START Save yourself time, beat the queues and check-in online with the airline (downloading their app can make things even easier!). Avoid the stress and leave yourself plenty of time (ideally at least 2 hours) to check-in, get ready for your flight, and grab well-earned that first holiday drink! STAY … Continue reading Top Travel Tips

The top European festive markets in 2018

The twinkling lights, the jolly music, the warming tipples, the spiced snacks … is Christmas even Christmas before you visit a festive market? All over the globe, Christmas markets put families, friends, and acquaintances firmly in the holiday spirit. We might even say that it’s impossible to find a place more festive than a Christmas … Continue reading The top European festive markets in 2018

Sukie Rapal: Turkey sliders baked at 40°C – highly recommended

Head of Midcounties digital team Sukie Rapal recently returned from a heavenly visit to Antalya in Turkey, where she and her family fell in love with the resort’s food, weather, and water shoots. Let’s hear about the lows and the highs, and the slips and the slides of Sukie’s hot, hot holiday. Touching down in … Continue reading Sukie Rapal: Turkey sliders baked at 40°C – highly recommended