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Jul 23 2014 / Infographics

Say hello to new ergonomic, slim new onboard seats!

Ergonomic seats

Have you flown on our new ergonomic seats yet? Everyone is talking about them and we are really proud of the feedback we’ve had so far from our customers. Share our infographic below and read all about the exciting changes we’ve made! We’re rolling out seats with: entertainment tailored by you, a comfortable ergonomic design and no one leaning […]

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Fly My Meal Appeal – calling all budding mini master chefs!


  Parents, are your children budding chefs or creative foodies? We need your help! Children from the UK are being given the chance to join a national tasting panel to help design Monarch’s new range of children’s on-board meals. In partnership with our onboard retail partner Alpha LSG, we are are calling on 5-11 year-old children to enter our […]

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Jul 22 2014 / Food and Drink

Tuesday Tips: Barce-loning

Delicious Dishes from Barcelona

Barce-loning [pronounced: bɑːsəˈləʊning] The act of wandering off the beaten track in Barcelona. Courtesy of Monarch Customer Service Centre Team Leader Arian Antinolo, we’d like to present some of the best places to wander in the Catalonian capital. There is life beyond the picturesque La Rambla when you go to Barcelona. Veer off the main street to explore the winding roads of the […]

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Jul 21 2014 / Destinations

Top 6 destinations to add to your summer holiday list


Now that summer 15 flights are on sale, whether you fancy soaking up the sun on a beach in the Mediterranean, exploring an historic city or discovering somewhere exotic, there are plenty of destinations to choose from!

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Jul 18 2014 / Destinations

Photo Friday: Best of Verona

Roman arena

A holiday to Verona can be as fun-packed or as relaxed as you fancy. The city is beautiful enough to wander around for days, the local fare is sumptuous and the wines delicious. But if that isn’t enough, Verona offers lots of activities to keep you occupied. Here are a few snaps of the best places to peruse on […]

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Jul 16 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

The Monarch Guide to Coral Reef Diving


Imagine the perfect place to go diving – the chances are you’re picturing an immense coral reef that’s full to the brim with tiny, brightly coloured fish, while turtles swim by and sparkling shoals shimmer overhead. Fancy taking the dip? For your chance of a winning a free trip for two to one of these fabulous locations take a […]

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Jul 15 2014 / Monarch Corporate

10 is our magic charity partners number!

Monarch Foundation

The Monarch Foundation has announced three new charity partners: Blind Veterans UK, Just a Drop and Level Trust join to create 10 charities close to our heart. 

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Jul 15 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

Tuesday Tip: Why would you travel without insurance?

Monarch's new A320 registration G-ZBAA. The aircraft will be based at Leeds Bradford International Airport

Travel insurance is one of those things we hope we’ll never need to use… however, it’s also something Monarch recommends you never go without. We’ve pulled together some compelling research about travel insurance from ABTA -and the FCO which really begs the question – why would you travel without it? 

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Jul 11 2014 / Destinations

Photo Friday: Best Beaches


Think beaches are just sun, sea and sand? Think again! If you’re after a holiday that centres on the sea, then you need to know what you want when you head into the waves. Whether it’s amazing water sports or a serious party scene. Here are our top ten beaches that offer a little more than your bog-standard sun […]

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Bubbly to celebrate 25 years with Macmillan Cancer Support


We’re celebrating our 25th anniversary of closely working with Macmillan Cancer Support with champagne and bubbly especially after hitting the £4 million mark! 

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