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Why the Algarve is perfect for families

We have enjoyed many family holidays in the Algarve and each time we visit I think the Algarve is perfect for families. Here are just some of the reasons why. It’s easily accessible: With over 300 days of sunshine, the Algarve is somewhere you can visit at anytime. Getting there is relatively easy. There are […]
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Top Six Sun Holiday Make Up Tips

Make an appointment with your local beauty salon Book in for a lash and brow tint before your next sun holiday (make sure to have a patch test first) and you can avoid having to wear any eye make up during the day. Once your lashes and brows are darkened you’re good to go, the […]
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Crystal Summer is becoming Lakes and Mountains

You might’ve noticed earlier this year that our Crystal Summer logo got a little addition, in preparation for what’s coming up soon. Crystal has long been part of TUI – the same company behind Falcon and Thomson. And, as Falcon and Thomson are becoming TUI soon, Crystal Summer will be joining them. What’s happening? Crystal […]
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Top 3 Family Holidays for February Mid Term

Back-to-school regime got the better of you? In serious need of a family-friendly break? Then look no further, because these are the best places to escape to this February mid term…   1. Tenerife – for the Get Bored Easily family Whether your perfect half term is all about building sandcastles on the beach, hiking through pine forests […]
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Where Is Me Before You Filmed?

Majorca stars as Mauritius in Me Before You, the film with Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin. Here’s how you can holiday with the A-list… Me Before You, the story of a lovable caregiver (Emilia Clarke – you’ll know her better as Daenerys Targaryen, the ‘Mother of Dragons’ from Game of Thrones) and a paralysed millionaire […]
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Why Holiday Villages’ Academies Score Top Marks

Lazing on a sunlounger might be the dream for mammy and daddy, but it’s not exactly top of the younger generation’s holiday checklist. That’s where Holiday Villages step up to the plate, with activities that are on a different level… We’re not talking about ping pong tournaments or arts and crafts here. No, what we’re […]
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Why you should pick Majorca for cycling holidays

Has watching the Tour de France got you all geared up for a cycling adventure? Here’s why Majorca’s the place for you…   As well as clocking up endless sandy beaches, a huge helping of family-friendly hotels and legendary nightlife, the Balearic island of Majorca has another talent up its sleeve – it’s a top-notch […]
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Holiday hacks: packing tips and tricks for your next trip

Holiday prep can be stressful at the best of times, but some proper planning and a few handy tips should help prevent any last minute wobbles when it comes to packing. Here are 10 helpful hacks to pack like a pro Plan your outfits This makes it impossible to over or under pack. Check the […]
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How To Keep Babies Safe In The Sun

I recall my first holiday abroad with my son, it was towards the end of my maternity leave and it was a little piece of heaven! Quality family time away from washing, cooking and cleaning – a holiday with a baby is something that I would recommend highly. For some parents plane journeys can be […]
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The Must Have Travel Gadgets 2017  

Travel tech and gadgets you shouldn’t leave home without. Here are our top 8 must have travel gadgets for less stress and more success on your next trip. Noise cancelling headphones The best money you will ever spend, these are priceless for air travel. There is no degree of reclining seat that will compensate for […]
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