Planning a holiday this summer?


As students up and down the country finish their exams and hand in their dissertations, thoughts turn to a long, hot summer and maybe even a holiday abroad. If you’re planning on getting away with your mates then check out the video below for tips on booking a package holiday.

For some, the piecing together and planning side of booking a holiday is part of the excitement but for many, booking all in one go is much easier. New research from TravelSupermarket  highlights the popularity of the package holiday 65 years after the first package flight flew from the UK to Majorca.

Over half of the nation has whisked away on a package holiday in the past with the most popular destinations on the holiday list being mainland Spain, followed closely by Greece, Mallorca, Tenerife and the other Canary Islands.

Despite the popularity of package holidays, however just under a third of Brits shy away from booking one mistakenly thinking they come with a higher price tag. Some also fear being allocated a bad hotel or getting ripped off or not being insured if something went wrong.

Here are some top tips from leading travel professionals and to help you break the fear factor and book it all in one go!

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