Archive | February, 2010

VisitBritain reports rise in UK holidays

VisitBritain, the national tourism agency, yesterday reported a 3% rise in inbound holiday visits in 2009, bucking the global trend. The weak pound has been a key influencer on travel in 2009 and resulted in a dramatic 25% improvement in the tourism balance of payments deficit, equivalent to £5 billion, as 15% fewer Britons have […]

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Coach Holidays – Fact or Fiction?

Fiction: Coach holidays are only for old people… In fact, coach holidays cater for all ages. While many may be for older people there are lots of tours for all ages – concerts, theatre trips, sporting events, spa treatments and special interest tours Fiction: Coaches are cramped… In fact, modern coaches have more legroom than […]

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Best Western Hotels

Best Western has over 280 independently owned and managed hotels throughout Great Britain, each with its own charm, character and personality. Whether you are looking for coastal charm, a rural retreat or city chic Best Western have a hotel that is perfectly placed for your needs, whether you’re staying on business or simply enjoying some […]

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EXPIRED: Spring Madness – Save an extra 6.5% on Shearings Special Offers

For one week only, we are discounting all Shearings special offers by a further 6.5% for departures in March & April!
Be quick as these will soon go!

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Easter Eggstravaganza!

Lent has begun…meaning there are only 40 or so days until the Easter bank holiday weekend! So why not go-away? Grand UK are operating an Easter Eggstravaganza holiday in the Lake District, allowing you to forget the winter blues and welcome the Spring in one of the most beautiful regions in the British Isles. On […]

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St Patrick’s Day Celebrations!

Saint Patrick’s Day is now also a celebration of Irish culture, as well as a traditional day for spiritual renewal and offering prayers for missionaries worldwide. Where better to celebrate St Patrick’s Day than in Ireland itself? Experience true Irish food, music and people by joining  in the festivities. Shearings Holidays are offering a 5 […]

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