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 […]

Air Arabia Maroc

Air Arabia Maroc launches Manchester to Agadir service

Passengers will be able to travel from Manchester Airport to Agadir in Morocco this winter on a new Air Arabia Maroc service. The Moroccan low cost airline will start twice weekly flights from October to the resort, making Manchester the only airport in the UK outside of London served by the carrier. Adel […]

Eurowings

Eurowings launches Manchester to Salzburg flights

Low-cost airline Eurowings has announced it will launch a new route from Manchester Airport to Salzburg this winter. The German airline will launch a twice weekly service to the Austrian city from December 2017. Salzburg is famous for being the backdrop to the Sound of Music and will provide passengers […]

Murren

10 fabulous reasons to visit Murren

Murren in Switzerland is most famous for its starring role in the James Bond film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. At the end of the 1960s, the film-makers were taken by the futuristic revolving restaurant on the Schilthorn mountain and the scenes involving the imaginary Piz Gloria were shot there. Murren is the […]

Seb Thompson (Manchester Airport) and Robin Kiely launch Ryanair's new Frankfurt flights

Ryanair adds new Frankfurt flights from London Stansted and Manchester

Ryanair has launched new routes to Frankfurt from London Stansted and Manchester as part of its extended UK winter 2017 schedule. The flights will depart twice a day from London Stansted, while there will be six a week from Manchester from October. Ryanair’s head of communications, Robin Kiely, said: “We are pleased to announce […]

Much Better Adventures

Much Better Adventures launches Epic Weekends collection

Much Better Adventures has kicked off 2017 with a bang with the launch of its series of Epic Weekends, a collection of over 60 mini active breaks designed for time-poor, experience-hungry professionals. The new series offers customers unique experiences in the likes of the Norwegian fjords and High Atlas Mountains, […]

Take advantage of some great offers in Lake Annecy Ski Resorts

Learn to ski for free in spring in Lake Annecy Ski Resorts

Beginners skiers or snowboarders can take advantage of this great offer in the Lake Annecy Ski Resorts region. The area includes the pretty resort of La Clusaz, just an hour’s drive from Geneva Airport. From the April 8-28, 2017, La Clusaz is offering beginner skiers and snowboarders: Free ski lessons […]