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The holiday essentials that infuriate your partner

We all like to believe that we’re talented at packing for our holidays – and that, as adults, we know what we need to take away with us. If we want to stuff some packets of Cheddars into our shoes or bring along twelve paperbacks, so help us, we will. However, is your terrible packing sending your ... Read more

Why choose a golf holiday?

For many, holidays are a time for doing things they don't typically have the chance to do. Whether it's taking in different cultures, experiencing exciting new cities, visiting world-famous wonders or just having the chance to relax in the sun - holidays offer the chance for something out of the ord... Read more

New Summer Holiday Destinations

Airlines worldwide have begun to release their new routes for summer 2018, with some increasing the amount of flights they offer, and most offering a new route altogether. You may have begun to think about doing some research on where your summer holiday will take you, so we’ve done some of the dig... Read more

Holiday deals this August bank holiday

Remember looking for cheap holiday deals on Teletext? As comedian Peter Kay reminded us, after an hour of looking you'd finally see one that you liked - only for the scrolling list to move on to the next deal before you could figure out how to pause it.  Luckily, holiday hunting now is far easier, ... Read more

Staying safe on a singles holiday

A singles holiday can be so much fun and present plenty of opportunities to meet new people and perhaps even meet that 'special someone'. However, if you're traveling abroad solo, it's important to take a few precautionary steps to ensure that you stay safe. Sometimes guys can feel invincible when ... Read more

A parental guide to holiday romances

Ah, holiday romances. The domain of a million teenage romance novels and normally the reason why you hear "But, Dad, I love him!" being screamed at any European airport over the summer. If you're about to jet off on an autumn break and you're a bit concerned that your boy-crazy (or, indeed, girl-cr... Read more

The ultimate holiday playlist

The importance of a holiday playlist has been drummed into us from an early age; remember all the advice in TV Hits about making compilation tapes before heading off on your holidays? Nothing's changed apart from the medium - these days we've swapped our beloved tapes for Spotify and iTunes - but t... Read more

How to avoid holiday rip offs

Hands up if you've ever fallen foul of hidden costs? Us too. From airline check-in charges and baggage fees to the exorbitant cost of hotel Wi-Fi, it’s easy to be held to ransom over hidden costs on holiday. The extras all add up, so it’s worth being aware of some of the pitfalls. Major high stree... Read more

Saddle up for the holiday of a lifetime on horseback

Do you usually spend your holidays laying by the pool or feeling the sand beneath your feet at the beach? We can’t deny the allure, but have you ever considered getting closer to nature? Columbus Direct offer free horse riding travel insurance, so if you’re looking to see more and do more on your b... Read more

Where to go this August bank holiday?

It's the last one of the year - at least until Christmas rolls around all too quickly. Bank holidays are the perfect excuse to book a little getaway with your partner, friends or family (before the kids go back to school). August 25 is a great time to have one, too. The sun is still shining, the fi... Read more

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