Search for August bank holiday deals and book online with confidence with The Co-operative Travel. Sometimes known as the Summer Bank Holiday it is the last monday in August, and what better way to spend it than by taking a well deserved holiday. Many people use the August bank holiday as a time for taking a short holiday to warmer climates just before the kids head off back to school. The extra days holiday means that you can enjoy an extended break whilst using less of your all-important holiday entitlement. 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 August bank holiday weekend offers 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. 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. Wherever you end up enjoying the August 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 August bank holiday deals available.