Weekend Breaks

Primera Air

Primera Air launches flights from Manchester to Malaga

Low-cost airline Primera Air is launching new flights from Manchester to Malaga for winter 2018. The flights will operate four times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from October with fares starting from €35 (£31) one way. Primera Air chief commercial officer, Anastasija Visnakova, said: “Historically, Malaga is […]

Blue Air plane

Blue Air launches Liverpool to Palma service

Blue Air has launched a new route from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Palma de Mallorca for summer 2018. The Blue Air flights will start in June 2018, with twice weekly departures on Wednesdays and Saturdays through to the end of September 2018 with fares from just £68.10 one-way, included […]

Hamburg waterfront

48 hours in Hamburg: Avoid the Reeperbahn to grab a free ride

‘Hamburg? You’ll be going to the Reeperbahn then?” No. Really don’t bother. The Reeperbahn is Hamburg’s notorious ‘sex street’ lined with bars and brothels. There is even a sex shop above McDonald’s (cue Happy Meal gags!). In reality it’s a dual carriageway that’s crass, noisy and intimidating. Best to have […]

Normandie Brittany Ferries

Taking children on the ferry to France

Ferry or not to ferry, that is the question. Whether is nobler to fill up the petrol tank and cram everything you own into the family hatchback or suffer the high-season airline check-in queues, baggage weigh-in dread and hire car roulette? For the first time, we are trying the ferry […]