When considering a last-minute summer break, Europe is the first port of call for many holidaymakers. And the advantages really speak for themself: short flight times, plenty of sunshine and a broad range of destinations leave you completely spoilt for choice. Luckily, we’re on hand to help with our fantastic assortment of last-minute European deals.
The Italian Lakes are notoriously expensive in August, but for £759 per person, bag a fully escorted tour that starts in France and winds down through the Swiss Alps to Lake Como. Travel is on 24 August and this 8-night package includes a choice of 510 regional pick up points across the UK, all meals and drinks, plus a day trip to Milan to boot.
There are some cracking Spain deals out there at the moment and we have plenty of top tips for this destination this summer. Take this offer for flights to Ibiza, valid until the end of August. Depart from 13 regional airports for complete last-minute flexibility -- starting at £59, return. Or if you’re after something a little more relaxing, how about this 5-star Andalusian Mountains Spa Hotel stay? Saving 47%, you get overnight accommodation in a boutique hotel, a free room upgrade, breakfast and a discount on spa treatments.
If it’s good enough for Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, then it’s good enough for us, which is why we recommend a UK staycation in the Lake District this August. Widely known as the UK's adventure playground, the region is home to the England’s largest lake and highest peak, as well as literary legend Beatrix Potter. Take your pick from Condé Nast-recommended boltholes to gourmet getaways, plus much, much more.