There's Still Time to Book for Summer 2012

Jun 15, 2012, 06:00 ET from Direct Holidays

LONDON, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

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 their summer 2012 deals, helping Brits to grab a fantastic last minute deal.

Squeezing holiday essentials into a tiny suitcase can a nightmare, so Direct Holidays are now including 20kg luggage allowance on all flights this summer, which increases to 25kg on Deluxe Holidays. In-flight meals will also now come as standard for anyone jetting off to warmer climes over the next few months, with free transfers from the airport straight to the holiday resort.

This fantastic bundle of offers means there's never been a better time to take a break from the unpredictable British weather. Here's a brief look at what holidaymakers can get up to this summer at some of Direct Holidays most popular holiday destinations.


The popularity of this sunny Canary Island continues to flourish year in and year out. Beach-lovers will be amazed by Tenerife's guaranteed sunshine and blue skies, whilst more active holidaymakers can pull on their walking boots for an adventurous clamber up the volcanic peak of Mount Teide.

Summer Deal: Last minute Tenerife Holidays in June are now available from as little as £249 per person.[1]

Gran Canaria

Lying close to Africa and the Sahara Desert, Gran Canaria boasts a spectacular desertscape and 122 miles of coastline. British tourists can explore vast sand dunes, exhilarating watersports or a delicious traditional meal on Gran Canaria holidays.

Summer Deal: Holidays to Puerto Rico in Gran Canaria this summer start from £182 per person. [2]


A Lanzarote Holiday is ideal for anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. This astonishing volcanic island is filled with lava-baked hills and stark craters, whilst attractive and friendly beach resorts line the glittering Mediterranean coastline.

Summer Deal: Brits can now bag an all-inclusive holiday to Lanzarote in 2012 for £416 per person.[3]


Families looking to travel further afield can take advantage of some amazingly cheap Florida holiday deals. Orlando's colourful collection of theme parks are guaranteed to keeps kids of all ages entertained for days on end, while keen golfers can head to the Tampa area to tee off on world-class courses.

Summer Deal: A family of four can now enjoy the delights of Florida during the school break from £706 per person.[4]

1. Departing from Leeds / Bradford Airport on 17/06/2012 based on 4 sharing a 1 bed apt on self catering Checked 6/06/2012.

2. Departing from Belfast Airport on 16/06/2012 based on 4 sharing a 1 bed apt on self catering,. Checked 06/06/2012.

3. Departing from Gatwick Airport on June 21, based on 2 sharing a twin room on - all Inclusive Checked 06/06/2012.

4. Departing from Gatwick Airport on July 21, based on a family of 4 sharing - room only Checked 06/06/2012.

SOURCE Direct Holidays