As the world slowly emerges from months of restrictions, passenger air travel is set to resume soon. However, the experience of traveling will likely be very different in the era of social distancing and medical tests. As airlines begin resuming their flights, what will passenger travel look like in the near future? We look at … Continue reading What to expect at the airport when travelling from June 2020
Traditional summer holiday We all know the price of holidays goes up during the summer months, so if you’re going away during the school holidays when demand is high then choosing a package holiday might be your cheapest option. Package holidays are often created with families in mind, and you can often find amazing deals … Continue reading Cheap Holidays – Our 2020 guide on finding the best deals
Our helpful Head 2 Head this week looks at two different beach destinations – one in southwest England, and the other just off Greece’s northwest coast. Cornwall is one of the UK’s most picturesque counties, offering breathtaking surf spots, picturesque countryside, and some of the most welcoming hosts in the country. Alternatively, Corfu is a … Continue reading Head 2 Head – Corfu vs Cornwall
Co-operative Travel Head 2 Head asks the difficult holiday questions – and this edition is an especially tough one. Choosing the right board basis is one of the most important decisions you have to make before picking your holiday. Do you want your hotel to supply your food and drink, or would you prefer to … Continue reading Head 2 Head: All Inclusive vs. Self Catering
Long haul family holidays mean resorts that have it all, exotic beaches, loads of All Inclusive options, and the fun of visiting somewhere extra-special in a faraway land. To show you the kinds of fabulous faraways you could be jetting off to, we’ve put together a list of the best family-friendly long haul destinations. And … Continue reading 4 best faraway family breaks
We’ve picked some of our favourite cheap summer holiday destinations, to help you decide where you’ll be booking next! Let Co-operative Travel show you the holiday destinations likely to offer the best value in summer 2019. Greece We want to make finding your perfect summer getaway simple. If you are looking for a deal start … Continue reading 5 cheap summer destinations you should book this year!
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
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 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
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
Co-operative Travel’s Ryan McVinnie was lucky enough to experience the maiden voyage of the 9th largest cruise ship in the world: the NCL Bliss. Now that the ship has completed its first journey, it will be revealing the magical sights of Alaska and the tropical paradise of the Caribbean to its guests. It’s fair to … Continue reading Ryan McVinnie: My top 5 highlights from the NCL Bliss
In 2018, the world is looking for ways to promote more environmental awareness. Wealthy influencers, huge companies, and entire countries are putting billions of pounds into reusable energy, climate action, and recycling programmes. Most people have realised the importance of living greener – and that goes double for when you are away on holiday, visiting … Continue reading Turn your holiday green – and win a GoPro!