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Sep 5 2014 / Destinations

Spectacular views from the Canaries that will peak your interest

Tiede sunset

The impressive combination of green ravines, high peaks and volcanic terrain give the Canary Islands a unique character which can be best enjoyed from up high. Here are our favourite selection of photos taken on these magnificent islands. Mount Tiede in Tenerife, is the third largest volcano in the world and its summit is the highest in Spain. You can get […]

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Sep 2 2014 / Destinations

September Spotlight: The Canary Islands

Canary Islands - Lanzarote

Situated just off the north west coast of Africa, the Canaries are an all year round sunny destination with a mixture of activities and sun soaking spots, making it an ideal holiday destination for couples and families alike. The relatively short flight time from the UK (around 4.5 hours) and the same time zone as the UK, means you […]

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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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Jul 21 2014 / Destinations

Top 6 destinations to add to your summer holiday list

Lanzarote

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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Mother’s Day Getaways: Spring Trips for the Family

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Mother’s Day: that one designated day a year when you recognise the amazing women in your life. You bring them breakfast in bed, take the chores off their plate, and at least for the day, you acknowledge they’re always right, even if they’re not! This year, why not extend the celebration with a Mother’s Day getaway the whole family […]

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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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Travel fit for a queen

travel fit for a queen

The British Royal family knows a thing or two about carrying on no matter what the weather. Last year, the Queen won the nation’s admiration by standing steadfast, at the age of 86, for four freezing hours as she was escorted along the Thames on a barge as part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations. So with dreary forecasts ahead, […]

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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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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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