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Early birds set to swoop on 2012 park discounts

An end to nail-biting waits for last-minute holiday bargains has been signalled by a major holiday company. Park Holidays UK has decided that for 2012, early birds can peck up the best bargains.

Experience exotic climes on a budget with Acacia Africa

Experience exotic climes on a budget with Acacia Africa

Acacia Africa has an answer for adventurous souls in search of exotic climes in the economic downturn. A new “Premium Overlanding” portfolio will kick off in June 2012, the collection of tours targeted at cash strapped, discerning travellers looking to “truck it, but not rough it” on the continent.

Cheap flights bring five star fun within three star budgets

An avalanche of low cost flights to Grenoble are opening up the French Alps to a new generation of ski fans.

Ten top reasons to Britz New Zealand

Ten top reasons to Britz New Zealand

With hundreds of English rugby supporters ‘britzing’ New Zealand this month, there are plenty of good reasons for holidaymakers to take their eye off the ball and explore New Zealand in a Britz Campervan for themselves.

Hong Kong on a budget

Hong Kong on a budget

Contrary to the Post Office Travel Money Survey holidaymakers looking for a stylish-yet-affordable holiday can look East and head to Hong Kong. Hong Kong offers such a varied combination of attractions to enjoy for absolutely ridiculously low prices, if not for free.

Aruba on a budget: Top 10 money-saving tips

Aruba on a budget: Top 10 money-saving tips

Always thought that holidaying in Aruba is expensive? Not necessarily - just follow these top 10 money-saving tips.

Win a trip of a lifetime with HostelBookers

HostelBookers, the budget accommodation specialist, are now conducting their third annual travel survey following the huge success of the 2010 study.

umi hotels wins 2011 Smarta 100 award

Smarta.com and O2 have named umi hotels as a winner in the 2011 Smarta 100 awards: a collection of the UK’s savviest, enterprising, most disruptive small businesses. The budget hotel company has also been listed within the top five businesses for the special “People” award for its work with young people.

HostelBookers helps travellers to visit Dublin for less

HostelBookers, the budget accommodation specialist, teams up with The Generator Hostel in Dublin to offer travellers the chance to book their stay* in a dormitory for only €10 per person, per night.

Brits fail to budget for summer breaks

Research from M&S Money has revealed that despite holidaymakers feeling the pinch this year, 40 per cent don't budget for their summer holiday, leaving themselves open to over spending.

Summer bargain breaks in Paris spark cut price journey demand

Summer bargain breaks in Paris spark cut price journey demand

Carpooling leader BlablaCar is witnessing a significant rise in demand for trips to Paris from London as Brits look to capitalise on bargain breaks in August.

Name your price, says top parks group

Name your price, says top parks group

Families gambling that holiday prices will tumble even further this summer can end their nail-biting wait now - by simply naming the discount they want.

Go Dutch on an Amsterdam adventure with Eurocamp

Go Dutch on an Amsterdam adventure with Eurocamp

It’s not too late to book a fun-filled, great value holiday for the family this summer, at Eurocamp’s action-packed Duinrell parc in Wassenaar, Holland.

Beach breaks from just £10 per night

Beach holidays don’t have to be confined to sunscreen in the eyes and sand filled picnic baskets.

Affordable family adventures in the Cairngorms

Affordable family adventures in the Cairngorms

Summer holidays with a young family can be a nightmare when trying to find accommodation that is not too expensive, or even somewhere that will welcome babies and toddlers.