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Aug 27 2014 / Food and Drink // Topical

Fries with that? 5 burgers to try before you die!

Fries with that

Finally we have an excuse to pig out – today is National Burger Day! It may be an American classic, but the humble burger has become an international staple, with many countries adding their own unique delicacies and local flavours to the humble bun, patty and cheese. In fact, the UK burger bar market alone is worth billions, with more than […]

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Aug 19 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

Tuesday Tips: Discover the secrets of the deep

Turtle swimming in waters of Tenerife

Want to explore the deep blue sea and spot the world’s most amazing creatures? Luckily, you don’t have to travel to the Great barrier reef in order to see them! There’s some amazing marine life just a  short flight away, and seeing these creatures in their natural habitat really is something that shouldn’t be missed. Turtles in Tenerife You might […]

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Jun 20 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

Friday Photos: Best Sunsets – The Longest Day of the Year

Crete best sunsets

Nothing is better after a day of fun on your holidays than watching the sky turn a kaleidoscope of colours as the sun slips out of view. Is there a surer sign that you’re unwinding than sitting and watching the sun go down? But smart travellers know that some places offer more spectacular sunset surroundings than others. Just in […]

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

sunbathing in January to beat the winter blues with Monarch

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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Follow the sun – 2012’s hot destinations

Spain

Let’s face facts. If we Brits want a proper summer in 2012, we’ll have to seek it abroad. That accepted, here’s the tricky bit: choosing a destination in just the right shade of summer for you. While it’s easy to find the world’s highest highs (in Kuwait City and Ahvaz, Iran), 46°C and rising isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. […]

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You’ll Take the High Road and I’ll Take the Low Road – Beaches Vs. Mountains

Troodos Mountains

We’re all living for our next holiday – at least we can agree on that. But while you may dream of swaying palms and white sands, I’ll be humming something from the Sound of Music. Shall we go our separate ways or can a destination offer the best of both worlds? Let us know what you think, but for […]

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Nov 10 2011 / Competitions // Destinations

Walk like an Egyptian photo competition!

Walk like an Egyptian - Monarch Facebook photo competition

To celebrate the launch of our new scheduled route to the popular Egyptian resort Sharm el Sheikh, we’re giving you the chance to win free flights! The new scheduled flights, which are now available to book on our website, will operate three times per week from London Gatwick to Sharm el Sheikh and four times per week from Manchester to […]

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Oct 21 2011 / Destinations // Latest News

Which destination offers the best value for half-term holidays?

Costa del Sol, Spain

Need a last minute half-term holiday bargain? Visit our holidays site for offers. If you’re looking for a last-minute half-term trip but you’re on a bit of a budget, a family holiday to Spain will be easiest on your wallet, according to the latest research by the Post Office. The “Half Term Holiday Costs Barometer” puts holidays to Costa del […]

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