thomas cook sunbeds

Thomas Cook Pre-Booked Sunbeds

In reaction to the famous “Sunbed dash” featured in several viral You Tube videos, tour operator Thomas Cook has announced that it will allow customers to pre book sunbeds in selected hotels. Under the new scheme, people who have booked a Thomas Cook holiday will be sent an email six days before they travel, and they will be able to select sunbeds from an online plan. Their pre booked sunbeds will then have a “reserved” tag on them for their…

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Luggage allowance

Budget Airlines – Bags, Cases, Seats – The Definitive List

Booking budget flights can be a nightmare! What looks like a £50 flight suddenly costs to £110 by the time you’ve added “extras” like booked seats and a suitcase. And that leaves you wondering if you should have taken a different option. Alternatively, you may have booked a flight and you just want to know what the luggage allowance is. Read on… And then there are all the different rules around what bags you can take into the cabin, and…

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Norwegian Star

Venice And The Mediterranean Cruise

This one is a “Bucket list” cruise travelling in October 2018. You will: Fly from London to Venice, enjoy a two night cruise stay in a fabulous 4 star hotel in Venice, before boarding Norwegian Star for a 7 night premium all inclusive cruise taking in: Dubrovnik Croatia Kotor Montenegro Olympia (Katakolon) Piraeus (Athens) Split You’ll return to Venice and fly home. Norwegian Star has 15 dining options, 11 bars and restaurants and a fabulous spa. The premium all inclusive…

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New Ryanair Bag Policy

This takes effect from 15th January 2018. From that date all Ryanair flights will be operated using this new hand luggage policy. From this date, passengers will still be able to bring two pieces of luggage aboard the aircraft. If you have Priority Boarding If you have paid for Priority, you will be allowed to take two pieces of luggage with you. One can be a wheelie type bag up to 55X40X20 CM in size and weighing no more than…

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Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets In Berlin

I’ve heard people talk about the Christmas markets in Germany for years. I thought they were huge markets where people bought Christmas trinkets and decorations, but I was completely wrong! So for anyone afflicted with a similar misconception, here’s what they are all about. They spring up in different neighbourhoods in late November or early December, and generally last until Christmas Eve or Christmas day. They vary, but the core of each is the same –  stalls selling beer, Gluhwein…

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Norwegian Caribbean Cruise

Miami And Caribbean Islands Cruise

We’re fans of all premium all inclusive cruising, as you don’t have to worry about a huge bill at the end of the trip! This one incorporates flights and a couple of nights in Miami as well as a premium all inclusive cruise aboard Norwegian Getaway. You’ll: Depart from London, Manchester, Edinburgh or Belfast to Miami on 12th October 2018 Spend two nights in a quality 4 star hotel in Miami Embark Norwegian Getaway for a 7 night cruise Visit…

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Amrit Berlin Curry

Amrit Restaurant Berlin

We were surprised to find that there aren’t many curry restaurants in Berlin, despite the fact that “curry wurst” can be found absolutely everywhere! But having spent a day in Potsdamer Platz, we pretty much stumbled across Amrit, so we decided to pop in and try it out. It’s located just across the road from the Sony Centre, a 1 minute stroll from The Mall of Berlin and just 600 metres from The Brandenburg Gate, so a visit to that…

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Travel Agent

Why Use A Travel Agent?

Obviously we have a vested interest! But we also recognise that these days on the internet, it’s easier than ever to research online and even to book your own holidays while comparing prices between booking with a tour operator or splitting out the elements and booking them separately. But we believe we add a level of protection and service which means you should consider using us, or any other travel agent: 1/ Natural disasters are happening more frequently We had…

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Book with Confidence. Camel Travel is a member of The Midcounties Co-operative Travel Consortium and we are a Member of ABTA which means you have the benefit of ABTA's assistance and Code of Conduct. All the package holidays we sell are covered by a scheme protecting your money if the supplier fails. Other services such as hotels or flights on their own may not be protected and you should ask us what protection is available. We act as agents for ATOL holders and other Principals to make sure that what you buy is financially protected. All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on our websites are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flight, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to www.atol.org.uk/ATOLcertificate

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