Posts Tagged ‘ Easter Holidays ’

It’s Brexit day! Except it isn’t.

Apr 12th, 2019 | By

At the time of my writing this, everything looks fine for overseas Easter breaks and, if there is no exiting the EU until October 31st, summer holidays should be unaffected.



What are you doing this Easter?

Apr 13th, 2017 | By
panoramic view of Blackpool

As the great Easter getaway begins this afternoon, many more of us are planning on a break within the UK this year compared to last according to Visit England’s Easter Trip Tracker Survey.



Getting Away for Easter

Apr 1st, 2010 | By

According to ABTA, about 2 million of us will leave the country to enjoy Easter abroad. And maybe some decent weather after the returning wintry conditions of this week.
It won’t come as a great surprise to many of you that Spanish resorts are doing well with Tenerife and the Canaries leading the way. You could also guess that Egypt and Turkey are doing well and so they are but Tunisia has also picked up a lot of bookings. Going slightly further afield, Florida is attracting the usual school age groups and booking seem to be up despite the fact that the biggest new attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter doesn’t open until June 18th.
The usual places seem to fill the top spots each year for overseas citybreak destinations. Paris, Amsterdam and Dublin lead the pack with Milan and New York not far behind and this is despite the weakness of the pound against the euro and the dollar.
So who is going away?



So We Are Going Abroad for Easter: Why?

Apr 10th, 2009 | By

According to the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), 2 million people are heading overseas for the Easter break. There are two important facts beneath this headline. The first is that there has been a large last minute booking rush by people so those people who have been saying that, more than ever this year, we are leaving it till the last minute appear to be right. Will this happen for summer holidays as well? For those of us who haven’t booked for summer yet,
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