Suffering from a particularly bad case of the January blues today? Don’t worry, you’re not alone; it’s Blue Monday, recognised as the most depressing day of the year.
After all, the festive season is well and truly over, most of us have given up on our New Year’s resolutions already, and the next UK bank holiday seems so far away.
But it’s not all doom and gloom – especially if you’re feeling in need of a holiday.
That’s because there are a host of brilliant travel deals for 2018 happening right now. So you could cheer yourself up with an exciting holiday, without needing to blow your entire budget!
For start, plenty of travel firms and airlines have cheap holiday deals in the January sales , whether you’re after a European city break or looking to escape to a tropical beach somewhere.
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There are some very tempting offers even if you’re sticking to a strict post-Christmas budget. For example, LoveHolidays is offering up to 50% off all holidays , while TUI and First Choice have a host of deals and discounts including thousands of free kids’ places at some of their top resorts.
Thinking of jet-setting off to sunnier shores in the Caribbean, or visiting some of America’s biggest cities? Then Virgin Holidays’ latest deals could be of interest as the travel giant is offering up to 47% off a host of glamorous holidays.For example, British Airways has return flights to the USA from £308pp , while Qatar Airways has deals up to 50% off its flights as part of its Global Travel Boutique .
And for those who are REALLY in need of a holiday, you can snap up some bargains for a last-minute break. In fact, there are some great cheap destinations in February – including the half term dates – from Cape Verde to Bali.
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Looking for family holiday inspiration? Eurocamp has plenty of great deals on holidays in France, Spain and Italy, not to mention it’s already offering discounts on May half term holidays .
Or if a staycation is on the cards, Travelodge has one million rooms up for grabs for £29 – and of course there are plenty of budget-friendly UK holiday parks that make for an unforgettable trip.