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May 22 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

The Monarch Guide to Wine Tasting

Vineyards in Portugal

Europe produces some of the best wine in the world, and you can find over half of the world’s vineyards here. To make things easier for you, we’ve selected some of our favourite European wine tasting experiences – from the hills of Montepulciano to the rugged coast of Madeira. Destination: Nice Wines the region is known for: Vin de Pays […]

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Tuesday Tips: Tipping

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Attention, savvy travellers: Always learn about the tipping customs of your destination before stepping off the plane. Our team has travelled far and wide and has faced many an awkward tipping moment along the way. The good news: they’re sharing everything they know. So, here are some of our most useful tipping tips, by country, that will help you […]

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Jan 10 2014 / Destinations

Spending costs drop at popular Monarch holiday spots

Fly to Faro, Portugal with Monarch

Great news, sunshine lovers – your spending money will go further than ever if you holiday in Algarve, Portugal this year.  The popular Monarch destination has been named best value destination to visit in Europe, according to the Worldwide Holiday Costs Barometer report published by Post Office this week. The Post Office barometer monitors the price of eight tourist items in over 40 destinations […]

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Jan 11 2013 / Travel Tips & Advice

Cheese, Sir, I want some more

Cheese fondue for apres ski

If there’s one thing snowangel.co.uk loves as much as a snowboarding/ski holiday and après ski, it has to be cheese… and wine of course. Deep fried, melted, grated, sliced, boxed, crumbled, red, white, rosé – we don’t care. So with cheese and wine in mind we set out on a mission to find you the best fondue, raclette and […]

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Take a cocktail tour around the world this New Year’s Eve

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The countdown. The pop of champagne corks. The boom of fireworks. Each New Year’s Eve, these sounds echo right around the world. Yet you’ll still find a local twist to celebrations everywhere. If you’re travelling, New Year’s Eve is a great time to discover how the locals like to party. Even if you’re celebrating closer to home, you can still […]

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Aug 30 2012 / Chemmy Alcott // Latest News

Introducing Chemmy Alcott – Ski ambassador for Monarch Airlines

Chemmy Alcott - Monarch ski ambassador

We are very proud to announce that number one British woman skier, Chemmy Alcott, is the the brand ambassador for Monarchs new ski routes which launch this winter. Chemmy will support and promote our eleven new ski routes for winter 2012/13. The new routes provide easy access to some of Europe’s best winter ski resorts via Grenoble airport in […]

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