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Mar 17 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

Visit Shakespeare’s Cities for National Shakespeare Week

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Shakespeare: one of history’s greatest writers. His name has been around for a while – in fact, he’s celebrating his 450th birthday on 23rd April – but his masterpieces have transcended the ages. Shakespeare explored all of Europe in his plays, introducing the British public to exotic lands they’d never seen or even heard of before. From Venice to Cyprus, Shakespeare captured […]

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Take the Monarch Tapas Challenge!

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Here at Monarch we love all things Spanish, and apparently so do our customers, as our Spanish flights are among our most popular routes. If you also have a craving for España, you’ll probably be familiar with the local eats, otherwise known as tapas. So, to put your tapas knowledge to the test we’ve created the Monarch Tapas Challenge. […]

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Falling in Love All Over Again in Morocco

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As a couple who travels the globe side-by-side in a rusty old camper, getting married on average every ten days, we are no strangers to romance. Our adventure has taken us to some of the most romantic places in the Western world (so far), from Italy to Argentina, South Africa to Bora Bora, Brazil to Hawaii, but one of […]

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The Top 10 Most Romantic Travel Experiences

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Looking to add a little excitement to your love life, or surprise your partner with a romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day? For a little inspiration, here’s a list of 10 of the most loved romantic travel experiences from all over the world! 1. A trip to Juliet’s balcony in Verona Despite it’s tragic ending, Romeo and Juliet is irrefutably […]

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The Top Destinations for Adventure Lovers

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Who says that you can’t mix romance with a little bit of adventure? As ‘A Couple Travelers,’ Vicky and I have been travelling the world for over a year and a half, and we’ve spent multiple Valentine’s days abroad. Sometimes, we just can’t get a gourmet dinner or candy hearts. So, we have to settle for a bit of […]

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Feb 12 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

How not to annoy your loved one on holiday

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So you get along at home in your day-to-day lives, surely you’ll get on just as fine when you’re relaxing on a beach. Well, in my experience, that’s not always the case! So here are a few handy things to remember to stop you driving each other crazy during your travels: Spend quality time together… When you’re on holiday, […]

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What do you pack? Home comforts on holiday

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We’ve been taking a closer look into holidaymakers’ suitcases to find out what items you can’t leave home without.   And the results proved very interesting. In a survey we ran last year, more than 1360 people answered the question: ‘What is the one thing you can’t live without and always take with you on holiday?’ Here are the best […]

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The City Breaks Hub – everything you need to know about Europe’s best cities

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With a bit of everything, from culture, to cuisine, to shopping, to sightseeing, to relaxation, there’s no better way to make use of some time off than a city break. But where should you go and how should you plan what to do? Visit our new city breaks hub at The Express for expert advice, and use our interactive […]

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Pick a card, any card – enter to win flights!

Win flights! Pick your favourite Monarch Prepaid MasterCard® design here bit.ly/14LDOMJ to enter

We need your help, readers! We have three possible new designs for our Monarch Prepaid MasterCard® and we can’t decide which one to produce. Tell us which is your favourite and you’ll go in to win flights on our scheduled network.  Visit this link on Facebook http://bit.ly/14LDOMJ to enter. Option 1 Option 2 Option3   The Monarch Prepaid MasterCard® is […]

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Four of the best low cost holiday destinations

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When you’re looking for a truly affordable holiday, booking a cheap flight is just the beginning. Add in accommodation and food – plus all the little things that make a good holiday great – and your budget could soon be bigger than you bargained for. Package deals are one solution. But even if you go down the all-inclusive route, […]

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