Destination Guides

Need a little inspiration on where to go on your next holiday? Check our our destinations guides where we relive our best trips as a team, compare the best Christmas markets and the best family holiday of the century.

How far would you travel to see your mum?

  • 15 Jan, 2020
  • Franki Napolitano
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How far would you travel to see your mum?

Ah Mother’s Day, the one day a year we get to truly celebrate the great women of our lives for all they do or have done for us in the past. Whether it’s jumping in the car to visit her for a cuppa or planning a big family gathering with lots of cake and treats, we all have our own ways of showing our mum what she means to us.

With this in mind, we thought you may be interested in this latest article from airFair who recently published the below research on just how far people are willing to travel to see their beloved mums this weekend. Read More


Our Travel Bucket List: Here to inspire your next adventure!

  • 15 Jan, 2020
  • Franki Napolitano
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Our Travel Bucket list!

Ah January, the month in which we make our resolutions and goals for the year, set out a plan of where we want to go and what we want to see.

It seems only fitting then that we hit you with some travel inspo based on the Team’s own Travel Bucket List. Read More


Doing 72 hours in New York the right way

  • 15 Jan, 2020
  • Franki Napolitano
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72 hours in New York

Okay so what would you do with 72 hours in New York? With so many activities, sights and parks, not to mention the food and shopping available to you, it can seem rather hectic to cram in as much as everyone tells you “you have to do!”

I must admit, this was me; all of the bright lights of Time Square, the endless shopping opportunities and gastronomical food? How about all of the traffic you hear about and the ferry to catch to explore Ellis Island? It certainly seemed a daunting task, but I was up for the challenge. Read More


Top Destinations for an Autumn Break

  • 15 Jan, 2020
  • Franki Napolitano
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Planning an Autumn break? Optima Villas have hand selected these 5 spots to whet your appetite!

We’ve now got that lull between the end of the summer and Christmas; what do we do with ourselves? We feel cheated out of summer here in the UK so aren’t quite ready for the autumnal nights in the lead up to Christmas. So what shall we do? Did someone say Autumn break?! 

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Free things to do around the UK in 2019!

  • 15 Jan, 2020
  • Luc Horncastle
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Free things to do in the UK in 2019
Everyone loves finding free things to do, right? No more so than in the half terms and Summer Holidays to keep the kids entertained and your bank account happy.

We’ve created a collection of free events, exhibitions and places of interest from around the UK that everyone of all ages can enjoy, ensuring you can really get the most out of your time off.

How many of these do you fancy ticking off of your summer to do list?! Read More