Found 5 posts tagged with ‘british’.

British holidaymakers looking for guaranteed sunshine.

Jul 28th, 2012 Posted in News | Read the full story

According to ABTA, the Travel Association two million British holidaymakers headed overseas for the first weekend of the summer holidays for the majority of English schools (20-23 July). The most popular destinations are Spain and Greece which suggests that savvy Brits are looking to take advantage of the strong Pound/Euro ...

Spike in Greek holidays due to the Euro

Spike in Greek holidays due to the Euro

Jun 28th, 2012 Posted in News | Read the full story

A combination of the coming summer and flailing Euro has led to record bookings for holidays in Greece, say Calum MacDonald, Marketing Manager at Holiday Hypermarket: "It's incredibly affordable to travel in the Eurozone at the moment, and that includes prime destinations such as Corfu, Rhodes and Crete that are ...

Another Side to Paradise

Jul 25th, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

As thousands of Brits head off on holiday in Greece, Chris Bryant, Foreign Office Minister with responsibility for consular affairs, visited Athens and Corfu on 14 and 15 July to look at the preparations British consular staff have made to help Brits who find themselves in trouble, and to keep ...

Foreign Office: Britons are behaving badly abroad

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Recent incidents in Europe's sun-soaked resorts show that the days of tolerance towards the waves of drunken, bad behaving tourists have long gone. As a worrying number of British visitors are being arrested or hurt in alcohol-fueled melees, the U.K. government published a report, advising citizens to sign for a ...

50-somethings behaving like young yobs abroad

Mar 20th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Recent UK surveys showed that 20% of the over-55s try activities abroad that they would not contemplate at home, while nearly two in three admitted not taking out travel insurance on their last trip overseas. Also, more than half of older holidaymakers drink more alcohol while abroad than they would ...