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Set sail for summer with Virgin Voyages

28 March 2024

Spring has sprung, and there’s no better time to start planning your summer getaway with Virgin Voyages. This boutique-style, adults-only, modern cruise line is one of our favourites ways to see the world while letting your hair down and being as active or as laidback as you choose.

The unexpected joys of indirect flights with family

27 March 2024

On paper, opting for indirect flights with short layovers may seem like a recipe for added stress and inconvenience, especially when travelling with children. However, there are some surprising benefits to a longer journey. Read on to discover how you can fall in love with the less direct route to your holiday.

The best shoulder season destinations to avoid the crowds

25 March 2024

There are so many great reasons to experience certain destinations in the shoulder seasons – that sweet spot between a region’s peak season and off-season. Think fewer crowds and queues for major attractions, better-value flights and other travel, and a more authentic experience of the destination. We’ve put our heads together to share a few of our favourite places that can be just as good or even better outside of high season.

Unveil new destinations on an unforgettable journey

25 March 2024

Discover the beauty of rail travel, offering luxurious experiences for every traveller. Experience a greener way to explore the world while embracing the journey as much as the destination. Slow travel allows you to savour each moment and truly immerse yourself in your surroundings. Join the trend towards mindful exploration and make unforgettable memories along the way.

Discover the luxury of Oberoi Hotels & Resorts

25 March 2024

From superb dining to tiger safaris, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts are iconic locations synonymous with India – as you’ll find out in the new Channel 4 show Grand India Hotel, which starts on 25th March 2024. In fact, this group which began in 1934 now has properties across seven countries and is a globally renowned luxury brand. We’ve highlighted some of our favourites around India and what makes them so special.

Hop the pristine Greek Islands with Domes Resorts

25 March 2024

Discover the ultimate expression of luxury island life as you hop from one pristine island to another, staying at a different Domes Resort along the way. What makes these resorts so special is their dedication to bespoke local adventures that promise to connect you deeply with each island's rich heritage and breathtaking landscapes. Whether it's through invigorating walking tours, serene rural outings, the joy of live music, or hands-on workshops, experience the quintessence of Greek island culture as a couple or a family at one of these stunning locations.

Cruise the world on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure

25 March 2024

If you’re looking for a truly remarkable, once-in-a-lifetime experience, then Regent Seven Seas’ 140-night world cruise from Miami to New York aboard Seven Seas Splendor, departing on 11th January 2027, ticks all the boxes. This promises you the opportunity to not only explore the globe but to experience it in luxury, including immersive onshore activities and culinary pilgrimages.

Experience the magic of Disney Fantasy in 2025

21 March 2024

Character meet and greets, enchanting entertainment, imaginative dining, cool kids’ clubs, and adults-only areas… A Disney Cruise Line holiday is a unique experience at the top of many families’ wish lists, and for good reason. And from summer 2025, for the first time ever, you’ll be able to live the magic of a Disney Fantasy cruise from the UK, on three-, four- and five-night European cruises from Southampton.

An insider’s guide to Singapore's best-kept secrets

18 March 2024

A lively multicultural powerhouse of a destination, Singapore is an amazing destination for everyone. And it’s great value for money, with plenty of wallet-friendly or even free activities to enjoy. Imagine the magic of enjoying a city break, a serene beach retreat, and the lush tranquillity of a garden city all in a single journey, saving you the hassle of hopping from one place to another.