Booking a Villa for your Holiday

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Posted by admin | Posted in Holidays | Posted on 24-05-2018

A villa might sound like quite the luxurious accommodation choice. And it is, compared to many other choices, such as hotels with shared bathrooms or hostels with shared bedrooms. You might be surprised to know though, villa holidays can be more affordable than you think.

Of course, it will all depend on the holiday itself and the options you select for it. If you choose a more luxurious villa, it will inevitably be more expensive. By booking in advance and considering booking a package, you can often get some good deals and much lower prices.

Villas tend to be bigger, so it’s the perfect opportunity to share with friends and family. Invite some people along and enjoy your trip together, sunbathing and relaxing by the swimming pool. Many villas will come with BBQs and good outdoor areas – you will barely need to leave to go out anywhere else during your holiday!

How to Pack Light for your Holiday

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Posted by admin | Posted in Travel | Posted on 23-03-2018

Travelling abroad is all the more fun if you don’t have to drag lots of luggage around with you. If you can, it’s much better to pack light for your trip. This doesn’t always come naturally to people though, and you might need to put some thought into the items that are essential and those that you can do without. Here are some top tips:

  • Do washing while you are away. This means you can take fewer clothes with you.
  • Take smaller bottles. Decant your liquids into small bottles that will be lighter and won’t take up as much room.
  • Wear your heaviest shoes on the plane. If you take shoes like trainers or walking boots, wear them to save space.
  • Roll your clothes. This stops them creasing but takes up less space in your suitcase.
  • Be ruthless. A lot of what you might like to take really isn’t essential. Don’t take it – you will be fine without it.

Learning to Play Golf on Holiday

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Posted by admin | Posted in Golf | Posted on 28-12-2017

Golf is a game that can be enjoyed all over the world. It is something that people will be able to play wherever they are, and people who love golf will always find ways to play as well! If you are going to learn to play golf, why not do it on holiday?

Lots of places in Europe are known for the quality of their golf. They offer golfing courses and holidays to people of all levels, so if you are a complete beginner, you will be able to find lessons at the right standard for you.

If may be worth taking some lessons before you go on holiday, to make sure you have the basics under you belt. This will help you to pick up the game more quickly. Book yourself onto a golfing course and take some lessons, then see if you can play a few competitive games to test your new skills.

How to Book your Next Holiday

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Posted by admin | Posted in Holidays | Posted on 30-11-2017

The great thing about planning a holiday is that there are lots of different ways to book it. You have a range of options to consider, depending on what you want to get out of the holiday and the experience you would like to have whilst booking it.

The most traditional way to book a holiday is with a travel agent. They will do all the planning for you (or as much as you would like them to do, anyway) and if you are opting for a package, they will run through the options with you and help you find flights at the right time. This may suit you if you have children or if you are really short of time.

The cheapest way to book a holiday is using the internet. You can search through all of the low-cost sites, so if money is the most important factor, think about using the internet to book.

Planning a Trip to Portugal

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Posted by admin | Posted in Holidays | Posted on 31-10-2017

Portugal is a beautiful part of the world and you will find plenty of places to enjoy. As a family, a couple or a group of friends, there will be lots you can take away from a Portugese holiday. Here are some recommendations for your trip:

  • Spend some time in Lisbon. This stunning capital city boasts wonderful architecture, lovely squares and lots of good food. Wherever you might be going in Portugal, make sure you spend some time in Lisbon. You won’t regret it.
  • Go to the Algarve. Perfect for golfing, beach holidays and exploring, the Algarve is a beautiful stretch of coastline. Enjoy some of the world-class beaches or go out on a boat trip.
  • Visit some of the smaller towns and villages. This is where you are going to get a feel for the real Portugal. Many are still quite traditional and if you go inland a little, you’ll find plenty of interesting culture.