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Sep 17 2014 / Behind the Scenes

What lead to this celebrating selfie on a flight to Cyprus?

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We carry millions of customers every year to holidays, special occasions, hen and stag parties and all kinds of fun celebrations. On one recent flight, our cabin crew really got into the celebratory spirit with customers, going so far as to sport a fake moustache as she served drinks to the party! What happens onboard, normally stays onboard, to borrow […]

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Sep 9 2014 / Destinations

Fuerteventura: voted the number one island in Spain

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According to 1 million TripAdvisor users Fuerteventura has been voted the number one in Spain. Fuerteventura can be loosely translated as ‘Strong Winds’ so get ready for the windswept look whilst on holiday here. It’s the second largest of the Canary Islands and is regarded the one flooded with history. Although most of the land is made up of […]

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Jul 21 2014 / Destinations

Top 6 destinations to add to your summer holiday list

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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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Top 5 Water Parks Across the Med

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If you’ve had your fill of the local holiday attractions and can’t be bothered to go to the beach with the kids, then consider heading to a water park for the day. There are plenty of rides and slides to keep kids of all ages amused, on-site restaurants, and loungers and parasols if you want to relax and simply […]

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Jun 27 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

Friday Photos: The Best of Venice

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If you’re looking to book a break in a place that fuses style with plenty to see and do, then the prime choice is Venice. It’s really got it all: from world-famous cuisine and fantastic shopping to incredible architecture and fascinating museums. Here are our top 11 reasons (we couldn’t stop at 10) why Venice is the pick of the […]

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Jun 11 2014 / Behind the Scenes

Tunisian Travels

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  I was recently lucky enough to get on one of the first flights to Tunisia from Manchester – one of Monarch’s new routes for summer 2014.  I’ve never been to Tunisia before, but as a fan of that part of the world and North African cuisine I was particularly excited. After an early start in Manchester and a […]

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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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