Costa Rica – A Life on Tour

I'm Ian and I have 35 years (I know!!) of travel experience in different areas of the industry. I've been a rep and worked my way to branch manager, so there aren't many places I've not been. It’s always nice to travel with work, getting whisked away to sample a destination and check out great hotels. Its … Continue reading Costa Rica – A Life on Tour

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.

A Sandals Wedding

Congratulations to Linda and her husband Rich who are about to celebrate their 1st wedding anniversary. They got married at a Sandals Resort and it was practically stress free!

The Magic of Lapland

I was a bit sceptical about going to Lapland, I had preconceptions of a gimmicky resort which would leave us disappointed. I was so wrong! After 3 nights, I was in love with Lapland, and I’m sure if you give it a chance, you will be too...

Exploring the Rhine with Scenic

Back in May a handful of your local Co-op Travel Agents tested out a Scenic river cruise from Basel in Switzerland to Rüdesheim, Germany. Scenic is a luxury brand that specialises in the river cruise market and we had the chance to really get to know what’s on offer whilst spending 3 nights on board their beautiful Space-Ship, Ruby. We think you deserve to know what we found!!

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 great selection of restaurants at Disney® Parks, Disney® Village and in your … 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 famous thermal baths of Budapest, discover hidden gems in the charming streets of Dubrovnik or watch the world go by in the old town … 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!

Classic Pimm’s- With a twist!

The British classic Pimm’s is always a hit during the summer months, whether you’re enjoying it in the sun, during a family BBQ or sipping it court side at Wimbledon! There’s so many ways to enjoy Pimm’s, such as the classic recipe, with lemonade and fruit, or even something a little bit more exciting! Here are … Continue reading Classic Pimm’s- With a twist!

The Astronomy Voyage and Northern Lights

After our recent globe-trotting adventures in the sunshine, Petra and I were ready to hit the road again. But this time around, I decided to take us to see a sight that was like nothing else on Earth - a spectacle called the Northern Lights.