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Feb 15, 2013, 06:58 ET Tickle Your Taste Buds on Holiday

Whether you enjoyed some fantastic fresh feta cheese on holiday in Greece or tried authentic tagines in Morocco; food is often one of the most...


Feb 15, 2013, 06:58 ET Tickle Your Taste Buds on Holiday

Whether you enjoyed some fantastic fresh feta cheese on holiday in Greece or tried authentic tagines in Morocco; food is often one of the most...


Feb 02, 2013, 04:30 ET Where's Hot for 2013?

• Direct Holidays showcase popular holiday destinations for coming year • Goa and Middle East are new entries to list of holiday...


Jan 24, 2013, 04:30 ET 2012 Holidays: A Year in Review

• Tourism remained strong in 2012 as Brits sought solace from their money worries overseas • Spain, Europe and the USA remained the...


Jan 23, 2013, 11:57 ET Direct Holidays Teams up With Freemans Grattan

Even though you probably only get a few weeks wear out of your swimwear every year, it's worth keeping your beach wardrobe updated to make sure...


Jan 02, 2013, 04:30 ET Don't Be Left in the Dark: Guaranteed Sun Holidays This Winter

The festive season is in full flight and that can only mean one thing for certain. While we can't guarantee good presents and there's no way of...


Jan 02, 2013, 04:30 ET Don't Be Left in the Dark: Guaranteed Sun Holidays This Winter

The festive season is in full flight and that can only mean one thing for certain. While we can't guarantee good presents and there's no way of...


Dec 29, 2012, 04:30 ET Bring in New Year, With a Direct Holidays Holiday

New Year is fast approaching and last minute holiday plans could help you to welcome 2013 in style. Pack your bags and put on your party hat as...


Nov 22, 2012, 11:29 ET Celebrate Thanksgiving in Florida with our Late Holiday Deals

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and there's no better way of enjoying the holiday period than on a US break! Relax, unwind and celebrate American...


Nov 19, 2012, 04:30 ET As the Kids go Back at School - Check out Our Best Adult Holidays

Some holidaymakers might breathe a sigh of relief as kids go back to school following half term, leaving beaches and hotel pool sides childfree....


Nov 16, 2012, 04:30 ET Looking for a Great All-Inclusive Deal - Our Top Five Destinations

It's that time of year again when the children are back to school and holidaymakers go in search of winter deals. Direct Holidays provides...


Nov 09, 2012, 13:33 ET Celebrate at the Benidorm Fiesta

- Benidorm Fiesta expected to attract large number of tourists - Live music, sport, religion and culture combine in coveted event -...


Oct 26, 2012, 04:00 ET Our Best October Family Half-Term Breaks

The school gates might have just reopened for the new term, but it won't be long before they close again for the October half-term. Mums and dads...


Oct 15, 2012, 04:00 ET Why Fake it When you can get the Real Thing This Winter

Ladies in Oxford are apparently not fazed by the risk of streaks and bronzed bed sheets, with a whopping 72% admitting that they have opted for...


Oct 11, 2012, 10:00 ET Where's Hot and Where's Not for October

Having bid goodbye to the summer sun, Brits are now bracing themselves for the cold as the UK prepares for winter. With Britain undoubtedly on the...


Oct 09, 2012, 11:00 ET Leading Tour Operator Direct Holidays Launch New Online Travel Blog

Direct Holidays hope to help make holidaymakers' all-important travel decisions a little bit easier - by launching a new blog on their...


Sep 27, 2012, 07:00 ET Taking Children on Holiday

The school bells are set to ring again to mark the start of the new term so it is time to start thinking of a quick break to take the kids on, or...


Sep 26, 2012, 07:00 ET Where Will be Good to Go in 2013

With the rain clouds sitting firm above the UK, and it looking very likely that wet weather will put something of a dampener on the closing...


Jun 26, 2012, 06:00 ET Tropical Escapes in 2012/13

Although the British pound is currently strong against the Euro, holidaymakers can now get much more for their money by looking to long-haul...


Jun 26, 2012, 04:00 ET Winter 2012 / 2013 Sale Now On!

The UK should be getting a much needed boost of Vitamin D as the grey skies finally roll away to reveal a glimpse of the summer sun. And this year...


Jun 19, 2012, 06:00 ET Get into the Holiday Rhythm - Book a Holiday Around a Festival

With the school summer holidays almost upon us and with the weather so far in May and June already proving that there is no such thing as...


Jun 18, 2012, 06:00 ET Money Saving Tips to Boost a Holiday Budget

As the summer months draw closer, holidaymakers across the country are dusting off their suitcases and looking forward to their annual sunshine...


Jun 15, 2012, 06:00 ET There's Still Time to Book for Summer 2012

The sun has finally got its hat on, hip-hip-hip hooray!  Direct Holidays are celebrating the warmer weather by packing even more extras into...


Apr 04, 2012, 12:00 ET Putting the Pack Into Package Holiday - Why Women's Wardrobes Make Up the Biggest Trip Expense

UK holidaymakers are certainly not budgeting on a bikini-string when it comes to purchasing their travel wardrobes. For many over 50s, there will...