Fed up with the rain?
22nd April 2012
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Where has the sun gone?  Well, we all had a taste of summer back in March of this year, but what has happened to the sun and was that our summer?


If you are a parent like myself, you would have had the most trying of Easter holidays thinking of ways to keep the children entertained – inside!


The YouGov survey has revealed that because of the poor UK weather, 56% of people now intend to get away this year but 34% of us have yet to book!  Is that because we are waiting till last minute so we can budget better, are we waiting for a last minute bargain or are we just waiting to see what the weather will do here in the UK??  


Ask yourself – when was the last time we had a great summer?  Even though the UK has everything going on this year with the Olympics and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, it's not much fun in the rain.  Plus, with the extended June bank holiday it means taking less days off from your annual leave entitlement.


With the operators desperate now to shift their summer stock there are so many deals to be had for couples and families, with monetary savings and free upgrades and other extras, such as half board for the price of bed and breakfast, 2 weeks for the price of 1.  Here are just a few deals I have had through lately to tempt people to make that booking now and to guarantee that they get away at a great price and that, they get to see that all important sun!


Thomas Cook is offering savings of up to 20%.


Florida deals for May from Manchester for 7 nights from £399 and June from £599.


Villas in the Balearics from just £495 for 1 week. (accommodation only price)


All Inclusive Greece with private pool from just £499.


Savings of up to £700 with Mark Warner.


Summer accommodation in Greece from just £9 per person per night.


Mediterranean Cruises – one adult pays full price, the other goes for £1! (must book by the 30th April, on selected cruises with MCS).


Neilsons Beach Club - 2 weeks for the price of 1!


Want to know more? Contact me, Jill Wilson, your Macclesfield Co-operative Personal Travel Advisor today.

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