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April Showers: The Best Rain or Shine Destinations for Spring

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You might think that spring showers are the last thing you’d want from a holiday, but a few damp afternoons can actually add to your holiday by taking you away from the beach and through the doors of places you may not have considered otherwise! Check out our top destinations that offer the best of both sun and showers: […]

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Tuesday Tips: Packing 101

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Do you pack everything but the kitchen sink? Or, so little that you now have a sizeable collection of toothbrushes, combs, and sunglasses?  No matter your style—over-stuffer or under-stuffer—one thing is certain: packing is an art. And who better to teach you that art than those who travel for a living?  Here are some of the best packing secrets […]

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Top Three Easter Getaways

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Desperately need of a short break from the daily grind? Check out these three Easter getaway destinations that tick all the boxes for sunshine, fun, and adventure. Far Away in Faro As the southernmost tip of Europe, Faro is the perfect blend of sunshine, history, relaxation and culture. The city has been around since Roman times and has lost […]

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Saturday Night Takeaway Plane – Win a trip to Florida!

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Did you know? Monarch Airlines is the official TV prize partner for ‘Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway’; the prime-time, live Saturday night family entertainment show on ITV. We are pleased to be able to offer our customers the chance to win places on the Takeaway Plane. We have four fabulous prizes up for grabs! Each prize includes flights and accommodation […]

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Feb 14 2014 / Infographics // Survey

Top 50 signs your relationship is SERIOUS

50 Signs Your Relationship is Serious Infographic by Monarch

We all know dating is a minefield at the best of times, but one of the most confusing and stressful parts about seeing someone new is deciding when that partnership has reached the next level. Monarch research has revealed that planning a holiday, driving each other’s cars and having a key to your partners flat are all signs a […]

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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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Jun 17 2013 / Competitions

Enter our Big Fat 50 Quiz & win a luxury holiday!

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To celebrate reaching 50k likes we’re giving Monarch Facebook fans the chance to win a 5* holiday! Click here to go to the Monarch Facebook page to enter the “Big Fat 50 Quiz” and go in to win 7 nights at the wonderful Dream Gran Castillo Resort 5*in Lanzarote, with flights from Monarch, for two adults and two children. […]

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January blues – how to choose a holiday remedy that really works

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You book, pack your swimwear or skis, and life is suddenly on the up-and-up even before your plane takes off. But the real art to booking a mood-lifting January break lies in choosing a holiday that will keep the feel-good factor going after you return, too. For some, nothing but sunshine will bring on those lasting benefits. But others […]

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Jul 16 2012 / Travel Tips & Advice

Can’t switch off? Tips on making the most of your summer

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You thought a mad rush to the airport was the last of your worries for some time. But now you’ve reached your destination and you still can’t quite unwind? A study by Dr Daniela Calvetti, has shown that ‘just as thinking burns energy – so does blocking a thought.’ The researchers likened trying to empty your mind to ‘stopping a […]

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Should I stay or should I go? Staycation vs vacation?

Monarch, Holidays Abroad, Packing

With the toughening of our already difficult economic times, the past couple of years have seen some Brits choosing to forego a much-deserved fortnight in the sunshine, choosing instead a staycation at home in an attempt to save cash. And this has never been so much the case as in 2012, when the promise of a summer of sport […]

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