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

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

Where’s the sun cream? Here’s our top 5 British heatwave holidays

This recent spate of warm weather has us thinking about how lucky we are to live in the UK. The British countryside, its coastline, and our cultural landmarks are impressive whatever the weather, but they truly shine when the sun bursts from the clouds. And let’s be honest: a single day out is rarely enough … Continue reading Where’s the sun cream? Here’s our top 5 British heatwave holidays

The hidden gems of the USA!

Let’s steer away from Route 66 on to a less beaten path, from New York to a piercing-blue spring, which is edged with sunshine-yellow soil, a real Wyoming gem. We’re talking about stunning views that are so beautiful they’ll leave tears in your eyes and etch themselves in your memories forever. At Co-op Travel we’re … Continue reading The hidden gems of the USA!

Disneyland Paris Meal Plans: How do they work?

Explore the magic of Disneyland Paris with peace of mind. There's no need to worry about budgeting for your meals during your stay when you have a Disney Meal Plan. With meal plans for all budgets and palates, there's a plan to suit everyone, with a great selection of restaurants at Disney® Parks, Disney® Village and in … Continue reading Disneyland Paris Meal Plans: How do they work?

Ready, Steady, Snow! Where to meet Santa this Christmas

Christmas is a very busy time for Santa Claus, but every year, he makes sure to take time out of his schedule to meet some very lucky boys and girls. Here are some of the best places to meet Santa and hand over your Christmas list in person this year. 1. Lapland The Santa Claus … Continue reading Ready, Steady, Snow! Where to meet Santa this Christmas

Family Getaway: 9 top London tourist attractions

Britain’s capital city is one of the most popular and bustling destinations in the world – London welcomed a record breaking 17.4 million visitors last year. It’s hardly surprising, as The Big Smoke offers a host of museums, heritage sites and tours, making it the perfect place to soak up culture as a family. From … Continue reading Family Getaway: 9 top London tourist attractions

Survival tips for the ultimate family holiday

Road trips are a fantastic way to experience different surroundings and offer a unique opportunity for some incredible memories. However, particularly if you’re travelling with young children, there are some things you should do before setting off to ensure everybody gets the maximum enjoyment out of spending a few hours on the road together. Here … Continue reading Survival tips for the ultimate family holiday

Getting in the Swim of things on Holiday

Spending time at the pool is always a holiday highlight, so here are a few tips to give you peace of mind and make the most of your time in the water. Splashing about in the sunshine is a real treat - especially for children - and while the most important thing is to have … Continue reading Getting in the Swim of things on Holiday