Posts Tagged ‘ Co-op Travel ’

Supermarkets and Travel

Jun 12th, 2011 | By

Supermarkets sell everything. Long gone are the days when they just sold food. Clothing, CD’s, financial services, cars and digital cameras can all be purchased. But they haven’t really mounted a full scale entry into travel. Why?



Bargains Remain on the Big Getaway Weekend

Jul 25th, 2010 | By

This is the biggest weekend of the summer holiday when supposedly the largest number of people head off. And judging by the state of the M25 yesterday that could be the case. On the Surrey section there were entry speed advisory signs of 40mph and slow moving traffic when I crossed over it. A National Express coach going from Gatwick to Swansea came up from Dorking and headed off towards Cobham in an attempt to try and avoid the traffic, a sure sign of lots of traffic since a regular North Surrey-Swansea link isn’t in the timetable



Half Term Destinations

Oct 23rd, 2009 | By

Seemingly around faster than ever, half term is upon us and it usually throws up some surprises as to what destinations we prefer to go to.
But no this year, the choice appears to be pretty similar to those summer places we chose. Last summer you might remember we shunned Spain and many other places in the eurozone and opted for Egypt and Turkey in much greater numbers. Still Spain was the top destination. This time we have done the same. A Spanish destination is top but there have been lots more people heading away to Sharm El Sheikh and Dalaman.



Your Local Airport and You

May 17th, 2009 | By

June 1st is the closing date for the public to make their views known to the government about what they think of their local airport; its standards and its services. You can do that by a couple of ways. You can either e-mail or write to the Department of transport or you can complete the survey that Co-op travel has running on its website, www.co-operativetravel.co.uk/marketing-survey/may/. The Co-op has run one survey in the last couple of weeks to assess the service at British airports. the
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