Search for May bank holiday deals and book online with confidence with The Co-operative Travel. In the UK we are blessed with two bank holidays in May, and what better way to spend them then by taking a well deserved trip away.
Many people use the one or both of their May bank holidays as a time for taking a short holiday to warmer climates. The extra day’s holiday means that you can enjoy an extended break whilst using less of your all-important holiday entitlement.
May is officially the start of the summer holiday season in the travel world. This means that there is plenty of availability, as well as some fantastic holiday deals. Don’t forget that the two May bank holidays may not be bank holidays for the rest of Europe, so your hotel may not as be as crowded as it would be at Easter or in peak summer.
It is advisable to book early to avoid the last-minute rush and to ensure you get your pick of rooms, hotels and flight times. This is a very popular time of year to get away, and as holidays sell out, prices will increase. This doesn’t mean that you can’t grab yourself a bargain, but the best deals tend to be found when you book in advance. You’ll find some great deals to Greece, Turkey ,Portugal and Spain.
The May bank holiday weekends offer the perfect chance to take advantage of a short break or city break. There are so many great destinations to choose from that you really are spoilt for choice. The UK alone has some amazing cities such as London, Edinburgh, Manchester and Cardiff, or if the weather is fine, you could head to the beautiful coastal resorts of Cornwall and Devon. In the UK, we tend to make the most of our May bank holidays, and there are plenty of traditional May Day celebrations to enjoy across the country.
If you’re searching for a city break further a field, then some of the most popular destinations at this time of year are Rome, Paris, Barcelona and New York. All of these destinations can be enjoyed over a three or four day break. May is a lovely time to visit these great cities and you’ll enjoy a milder climate and fewer crowds compared to the peak-season summer holidays.
Wherever you end up enjoying the May bank holiday weekend, you’ll look back and be thankful that you booked when you did. Search The Co-operative Travel today and you’ll be amazed by the fantastic May bank holiday deals available.