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

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 with these eco-pledges

It’s easy to ignore the negative impact tourism can have on holiday destinations across the world, but we shouldn’t. Have you ever considered the environmental problems caused by the extra litter, the increased pollution, and the risks to the wildlife? Here at the Coop Travel blog, we discussed how you can make a positive impact … Continue reading Turn your holiday green with these eco-pledges

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