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Announcing the result of our Crazy Bear hotel competition

Updated 2nd November 2018

On Friday 2nd November we drew the winner of our recent Crazy Bear hotel competition. The prize was a £250 voucher to spend on a stay at one of the Crazy Bear hotels. From the thousands of valid entries received, twenty were chosen at random and...

Get your travel writing featured on Travelscoop

Updated 2nd November 2018

If you're a budding travel writer, travel blogger or reviewer we'd really love to hear from you... We're looking to showcase the original, individual experiences and insights of our users and build a depth of unique travel knowledge and content - with passionate travellers at the heart of it all. With over 750,000 email subscribers, plus more than 40,000 followers across our social media platforms, Travelscoop is a great place to publish your posts and reviews with...

Discover Ireland

19th October 2018

Autumn is a fantastic time to visit Ireland, so we've picked four standout deals for you to choose from: 2nt Belfast...

Announcing the results of our Champneys health spa competition

Updated 2nd October 2018

On Tuesday 2nd October we drew the winner of our recent Champneys health spa competition. From the thousands of valid...

Review: Berjaya Langkawi Resort

Updated 18th September 2018

Langkawi in Malaysia has all the trademarks of a 'paradise island' and is becoming an increasingly popular alternative...

The Scoop: Langkawi

Updated 10th October 2018

If you're looking for somewhere as breathtakingly beautiful as Thailand's islands and beaches but without the hordes of...

Travel diary: Salzburg's Christmas markets

Updated 12th September 2018

The fourth-largest city in Austria is probably best renowned for being the birthplace of Mozart, the setting for ‘The...

Guide to: Booking a Christmas market trip

Updated 12th September 2018

It's Chriiiiiiiiiiistmmaaaaaaaaasss!! Well, no actually, it isn't. But if you could see my inbox - full up with...

Travel diary: Beware the Krampus on your Christmas market trip

Updated 12th September 2018

“Let’s go to Salzburg for the Christmas markets”, I said. “Think how lovely and festive it’ll be.” And...

BA World Sale - Find the best sale fares with the British Airways Low Fare Finder

3rd September 2018

The autumn British Airways sale started last week. When BA goes on sale, it tends to put downward pressure on all long...

Travel diary: Two days in Oslo

Updated 12th September 2018

Norway. Vast pine forests, stunningly beautiful fjords, clear air and prosperous people. It's a winter wonderland and a...

The Scoop: Copenhagen

Updated 28th August 2018

Denmark and its capital hold the dubious honour of being touted as the happiest places on the planet. A 3-night break...

British Airways Club Europe review: Is it worth the upgrade?

24th August 2018

I recently had the opportunity to fly to Copenhagen with British Airways on a Club Europe ticket - the airline’s...

Cut the cost of airport parking

Updated 23rd August 2018

So you’ve booked your holiday in a flurry of excitement. Then comes the admin. What are we doing with the dog? Are...

Review of Champneys Health Spa Part 2: The full spa experience

11th August 2018

In the first part of this review, I went through the process of finding a Champneys spa deal and making a booking. This...

Review of Champneys Health Spa Part 1: Finding a good deal and the booking process

Updated 11th August 2018

OK, first things first; I booked this offer with sky-high expectations, never having experienced a spa break before, so...

Review: Paris Catacombs

Updated 12th September 2018

Make no bones about it, they're creepy! Cata-come and visit!I've been to Paris lots of times and ticked off all the...

Eurostar review: Standard class from Ebbsfleet to Paris

Updated 23rd August 2018

I’ve only travelled on the Eurostar once before. On that occasion, I travelled to Paris and back on a Standard...

Think no-one ever wins travel competitions? Think again

Updated 8th August 2018

If you follow our emails and social media posts you're probably aware that Travelscoop are usually running a travel...

Announcing the results of our Eurostar Paris competition

Updated 6th August 2018

As if we ever needed an excuse to visit Paris, we decided to trek over to the City of Love to draw a winner for our...

Ryanair winter sale | European destinations from £20 return

4th August 2018

I don't normally recommend Ryanair, but when you need a really cheap change of scene, they can't really be beaten. I...

Ooh la la! Travelscoop is going French

3rd August 2018

Grab a beret and a baguette and dig out your Daft Punk CDs, we've gone all French here at Travelscoop!This weekend -...

Return full service flights from Manchester to San Francisco just £329

3rd August 2018

Calling all San Francisco and California lovers. Thomas Cook Airlines have a couple of great fares for...

Flash Sale | Return flights from Belfast to New York for £161

3rd August 2018

There seems to be a bit of a transatlantic price war going on with airline fares. The latest crazy prices come from...

£30 off TUI summer flights to the Balearic Islands

31st July 2018

TUI have released a discount code for £30 off summer flights from the UK to Mallorca, Menorca or Ibiza. Flights to the...

Return flights to NYC or Chicago from £254

30th July 2018

Some really great fares to North America from United, which would normally set you back £450 and above. The dates of...

Return full-service flights from London to Barbados from £368

27th July 2018

Does Barbados in Spring sound good to you? If so, Thomas Cook Airlines can whisk you off for a week in the sun for just...

Fancy getting your kicks on Route 66?

26th July 2018

I spend a great deal of my workdays clicking through travel deals and reading up on destinations, often getting...

Mamma Mia! Celebrating all things Greek... or maybe not?

Updated 21st July 2018

My, my! Here we go again... but it's not all Greek to me!Mamma Mia 2 is upon us, and everyone's going garishly camp,...

Direct return flights from London to Dubai from £286pp

26th June 2018

If you'll be looking for some late summer sunshine this year, Dubai is your answer. Royal Brunei are currently offering...

London to Porto Santo, Madeira for £49 return

26th June 2018

An incredible flight price if you're looking for a 7 day holiday in early July. There is just one travel date available...

Peak season flights from London to Thailand from only £386 on Qatar Airways

25th June 2018

Dreaming of a holiday in Thailand? Dream no more with these excellent fares from Qatar Airways. The airline are...

9,000 additional Avios with every Iberia.com booking

22nd June 2018

This looks like a very generous Avios offer from Iberia. The airline is offering 9,000 bonus Avios for booking any...

Return flights from London to Iceland from £20.98

20th June 2018

Us Brits might snigger at the name, but there is no doubt that Wizz Air are becoming a force to be reckoned with in...

Ryanair announces London Southend Airport base and flights from 2019

Updated 20th June 2018

Ryanair is opening a new base at the somewhat confusingly named 'London Southend Airport' in, umm, Essex - from April...

Wizz Air to launch four new London Luton routes

Updated 3rd August 2018

This brings a whole new meaning to the term "taking a wizz"...The newest British budget airline on the block, Wizz Air...

Could windowless planes bring down the cost of air travel?

Updated 18th June 2018

Airfares are at an all time low, but further price reductions could be in store if windowless planes take...

Two new flight routes announced for Turkey's Mediterranean coast

Updated 11th June 2018

Thomas Cook Airlines and Turkish Airlines have both recently announced new routes to Turkey's stunning Mediterranean...

Disney announce launch of new Star Wars land in California and Florida parks

Updated 13th June 2018

Feel the force! Disney have announced the launch date for their new Star Wars land at their parks in Los Angeles and...

Booking an Airbnb is set to become less Japan-easy

Updated 13th June 2018

If, like me, you're a fan of using online home rental company Airbnb, then keep an eye on the current influx of...

Announcing the winner of our Norwegian Air competition

Updated 28th May 2018

On Monday 28th May, Stuart drew the winner of our recent Norwegian Air competition. From the thousands of valid entries...

Last minute TUI flights from London Gatwick to Aruba just £239pp return

25th May 2018

If you can get two weeks off in June, get yourself to Aruba! These last minute flights are with TUI, and are a...

Qatar's early Bird sale -- return flights to Singapore from £392pp and Cape Town from £523pp

25th May 2018

Qatar have launched an "Early Bird" sale on journeys between 15 August 2018 and 31 March 2019, although if you want to...

Return flights to San Francisco from £300pp in September/October

23rd May 2018

September and October are fantastic months to enjoy SF. Cycle over the bridge, take a boat out to Alcatraz, or simply...

Ryanair to halve check-in time for passengers without reserved seats

16th May 2018

Not sure that Ryanair are going to win many new fans with this news...From Wednesday 13 June, the budget airline will...

Priority Pass airport lounge access for £12 a visit with Groupon

16th May 2018

If you haven't tried one, you really should. Airport lounges take much of the stress out of airports. OK, so you still...

Return flights to Frankfurt Hahn from £13.98 with Ryanair

10th May 2018

I don't recommend Ryanair flights often, given their reputation for subpar customer service, alleged poor treatment of...

Fancy a Eurovision-inspired holiday?

Updated 15th June 2018

"My, my" (don't worry, I'll avoid the full ABBA rendition)Eurovision is upon us!Yep, it's that time of year again -...

Save up to £40 on fares to New York with Virgin Atlantic

9th May 2018

Virgin Atlantic recently revamped their economy offering, which now consists of three fare types; Economy Light:...

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