Ryan McVinnie: My top 5 highlights from the NCL Bliss

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

Turn your holiday green – and win a GoPro!

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!

Brand new single traveller holidays

The range of solo holidays and experiences has exploded in recent years – and our partner Solos is expanding that choice even further. We offer single traveller holidays for over 40s, over 50s, and over 60s. These range from relaxing to energetic, and include bear watching and guided bike tours in wild Finland, walking holidays … Continue reading Brand new single traveller holidays

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

Avoid buying foreign currency at the airport

The difference between buying foreign currency at the airport and buying it elsewhere can be eye-watering. Reports during summer last year showed that some UK airports were exchanging £1 for as little as €0.90, when the pound-euro rate stood at €1.13. That would mean that if you were buying £500 of travel money, you would … Continue reading Avoid buying foreign currency at the airport

When in Rome… My essential guide to the eternal city

There are some obvious things which must be done “when in Rome”, like eating as much ice cream as possible or throwing a coin into the Trevi Fountain. But Rome is also this strange mix of laid-back chaos where the green cross code seems to be optional and people eat pizza for breakfast, which is why I’ve compiled my essential guide to the eternal city.

Top 10 reasons why you should book your next holiday with a trusted Travel Agent!

Going on holiday should be one of the most exciting things you do. But what happens if something goes wrong? Who do you turn to? Here at Co-operative Travel, our travel agents are on hand to offer help and advice to all customers. There are many benefits of booking a holiday with a reputable high … Continue reading Top 10 reasons why you should book your next holiday with a trusted Travel Agent!

What you need to know before booking the perfect ski holiday!

If you're planning on jetting off on an exciting Ski holiday, you want to ensure you're getting the very best out of your trip. With a wide range of things to consider, we have put together our Top 10 things you need to know before booking your perfect ski holiday: October is the ideal time … Continue reading What you need to know before booking the perfect ski holiday!

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?

City Breaking- Our top picks!

Check out our top picks for a short break to one of our top city break destinations! Why not explore the busy streets of The Big Apple, take a dip in the famous thermal baths of Budapest, discover hidden gems in the charming streets of Dubrovnik or watch the world go by in the old … Continue reading City Breaking- Our top picks!

Everything you need to know about Casa Cook!

  Casa Cook stands for a new breed of beach hotels, inspired by the spirit of our times. Each with a distinct personality and destination-inspired design, creating a unique experience for it’s guests. Created for trend-conscious traveller and brought to you by Thomas Cook. Who is Casa Cook suitable for? This new hotel brand complements … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Casa Cook!

Co-operative Healthcare Answers Your Holiday Health Questions

Although your hard earned holidays are a time to relax and do what you enjoy, things don’t always go to plan. We asked Co-operative Healthcare’s Doctor Sean Cummings to answer some of your to holiday healthcare questions. Read on and see how you can prevent sickness spoiling your well-deserved break.