Posts Tagged ‘ shortbreaks ’

A Different Place to Stay

Feb 13th, 2010 | By

Holiday accommodation can be expensive but the range of choice is wide. Beginning with hostels, campsites, caravan parks you can consider B&B’s, guesthouses and hotels of an increasing number of stars.
But have you ever considered university accommodation?
Obviously it has its drawbacks, not the least of which is you can’t stay there when the students are around. So you’re limited really to holiday times such as Easter, July through to the end of September and over Christmas. But those are also the times when other accommodation carries a premium price. And universities are in some of the most popular shortbreak and citybreak destinations. Take Cambridge for example. Trying to find accommodation there can be a real problem in summer when overseas tourists visit

What is a shortbreak?

Sep 3rd, 2009 | By

I ask the question because Visa has announced the result of a small survey (1000 people). A third of those questioned said they preferred shortbreaks rather than the traditional one or two-week breaks. An astonishing 83% claim that they will take between 1 and 5 shortbreaks this year.