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Aug 7 2014 / Destinations

5 Great Last Minute Summer Getaways

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This year’s summer getaway is well underway, and although many of us have had our two week sun-and-sand-fest booked since the beginning of the year, some of us haven’t yet got round to booking a summer holiday. Well, fear not if you’re the last minute type. There are still some great last minute deals to be had and we’ve selected […]

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Eating Local in Spain

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Imagine you’re on the town in Almeria, but don’t know where to go for a sample of real local flavour. You’re craving a glass of crisp Spanish white and some smoky jamon – not soggy tapas at tourist prices. Don’t despair. Here are some of Spain’s ultimate culinary destinations you need to have on your list. Churros and Chocolate in […]

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Strong passenger numbers for first anniversary of Monarch’s East Midlands base

Boarding Monarch aircraft at East Midlands Airport

It’s our one-year anniversary at East Midlands Airport! That’s right, 12 wonderful months carrying 358,477 passengers to popular summer destinations, surpassing our forecasted passenger figures by a fantastic 15%. East Midlanders love the sun, with Faro being the established favourite destination, though flights to Malaga and Palma have also done well since they launched in August 2012.. Other destinations were […]

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May 31 2013 / Travel Tips & Advice

Our top 3 vegetarian feasts on holiday

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It was National Vegetarian Week recently, which got me thinking about some of the terrible vegetarian meals I’ve had while travelling – from a couple of sad veggies minus the meat (plain boiled beans and potatoes – yum yum), to pizzas so laden with cheap and nasty cheese that they formed their own oil slick, to ‘vegetarian’ soups that were […]

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Monarch launches inaugural flight from East Midlands Airport

Monarch aircraft takes off from East Midlands Airport

We are pleased to announce that we have launched our first flights from our new base at East Midlands Airport this morning, taking customers to Palma de Mallorca and Faro in Portugal. These are two of the four new routes to be offered from the new base, along with Malaga and Alicante for the remainder of this summer. For […]

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Hot or not? Monarch’s climate 101

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Naturally, the weather plays an incredibly important role in our decisions about where and when to go on holiday. Many of us are after guaranteed sun, particularly when we don’t get much of it at home! However, if you’re keen to get into the great outdoors, it’s a much more pleasant experience in spring or autumn temperatures rather than […]

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Easter in Blighty not eggsciting enough for you?

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If Easter in Blighty really isn’t eggsciting enough for you, here’s a few of the weird and wonderful Easter celebrations that you might find at Monarch destinations.  The Rocket War Let your Easter holidays go off with a bang this year! You’d be forgiven for thinking you’ve entered a war zone if you journey near the island of Chios […]

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Top 5 destinations for a break with kids

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The Easter Holidays are a great opportunity to take the whole family away for a well-deserved break. But how do you find some holiday sun without travelling halfway across the globe with kids in tow? Don’t worry, it’s not too late to book. Luckily, there are some great European destinations just a short flight away from the UK, with plenty […]

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