Hotels

Finding great hotel deals

Is staying away from home the new going out? More and more people are taking advantage of cheap hotel deals to get away from home. This article looks at how to find the best UK and European hotel deals for your stay away.

Budget hotel chains in the UK and France

As people travel more in their work and leisure a new breed of hotel chain is taking over from the traditional guest houses and bed & breakfast accommodation. I’ll leave the decision to you, as to whether you think that’s a good or bad thing. This article looks at the hotel chains that are developing to service the growing demand.

Hostels

Great value hostel rooms

Traditionally hostel accommodation often involved sharing dormitories; however, increasingly hostels now have private rooms that can be hired. Accommodation at places such as YHA hostels has become more akin to B&B standards with hostels starting to take on the budget hotels sector. This article looks at what to expect when staying at a hostel and how to start tracking down these great bargain stays.

Renting

How to save a packet with group accommodation

Perhaps you are considering a re-union or a family gathering, but are finding that accommodation costs start to spiral when you look into booking multiple hotel rooms or properties to rent. If this is the case, then how about group accommodation such as bunk houses or camping barns which can cost from around £8 per person per night. This article looks at what to expect from bunk houses and camping barns.

Find great holiday property deals and avoid the pitfalls

The market for privately owned holiday cottages, apartments and villas has grown, as more people own holiday properties and the web makes letting them easier. A number of holiday home letting websites have sprung up to service the demand, but recent fraud cases highlight the need for caution. This article looks at finding holiday property rentals and how to avoid the pitfalls.

Package holidays

Find great holiday packages

Package holidays are making a come back in 2009/10. For instance Thomas Cook's all-inclusive bookings rose by nearly 50% on the prior year. While the number of people taking independently booked holidays fell for the first time in a decade. No doubt the economic down turn is playing a part in this revival. This article looks at how to find great package holiday deals.

Camping

Camping under canvas

A night under canvas won’t appeal to everyone, however, if you are looking for beautiful locations, getting closer to nature, saving a few pounds or taking advantage of organised leisure activities it may be the choice for you. Modern campsites offer a whole host of features in many lovely settings. This article looks at what camping under canvas has to offer and how to go about booking your trip.

Home from home with caravans and mobile homes

Modern caravans (or mobile homes as the holiday operators prefer to call them) are a great way to get your own detached place for a reasonable price. Maybe you fancy driving to varied and beautiful destinations with a caravan attached to your car or alternatively hiring a static caravan down beside a magnificent beach for a week. There are plenty of options. This article looks into caravan holidays and where to investigate these.

Campsite operators in the UK and Europe

There are many operators who provide ready prepared tents, mobile homes and chalets on campsites. The sites tend to have leisure facilities provided as well as having local representatives of the operator available nearby. This article lists UK and European campsite operators and the facilities they provide.