DH is training as a teacher from next month so we will be restricted to going away in the school holidays for evermore. So I wondered if there are any tip/tricks for bagging cheaper holidays? So far I know that:
- flying from Scotland at the end of August can be cheaper as the schools start back earlier there.
- May half term is a good time to go to France as it's not a holiday there. ie Center Parcs is only £350 for Mon-Fri holiday - much cheaper then the UK ones!
I'm sure there are lots of ways around it, so please share your knowledge.
Look for discounts - I got £200 voucher off a holiday with a particular travel agent (cant remember which - thomas cook or something) I also went through cash back sites and got extra off. (Better than the price I had got through haggling on only 1 out of 4 occasions)
Tesco clubcard vouchers can be used for holidays. Theres also a promo with a national newspaper, but Ive never done it.