Exeter Airport resumes Majorca holidays with TUI

Exeter Airport today celebrates the return of TUI holidays to the Balearic Islands, with the first TUI flight of the Summer 2021 season departing for Majorca (Palma).

The popular route will operate four times a week – on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday (with seasonal variations) – throughout the summer.

TUI has already confirmed its 2021/2022 schedule from Exeter Airport, with flights to Spain (Ibiza, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Majorca, Menorca, Tenerife), Greece (Corfu, Crete, Rhodes, Zante), Cyprus (Paphos), and Turkey (Antalya, Dalaman) all set to resume....

Increase in Covid testing at Exeter Airport

Authored by Ellie Green
Posted: Tue, 07/20/2021 - 2:20pm

Footfall at Exeter Airport is predicted to increase this Summer along with the demand for covid testing as ‘Freedom Day’ heralds the easing of travel restrictions to amber listed countries.

With almost 1 million passengers in 2019, Exeter Airport saw footfall decrease last year during the pandemic but expects to see foreign travel levels significantly increase as schools break up for Summer and amber list quarantine is scrapped in England for those who are double vaccinated.

Although restrictions are easing, pre-travel testing is mandatory and is expected to rise as...

New Devon holiday resort will bring California to the West Country

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 06/14/2021 - 12:21pm

Bookings are now being taken for the newly refurbished Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa, a stunning 80-acre holiday destination that is set to be one of the most desirable leisure locations in the UK.

Currently in development following major planning permission being secured, and set to open to its first guests in Autumn 2021, the exclusive Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa will be home to a selection of high-end holiday accommodation, carefully nestled around its 17 lakes to create one of the most beautiful escapes in the country.

Exclusive Accommodation at Clawford Lakes...

Britons crown Devon as top holiday destination in 2021

Britons crown Devon as top holiday destination in 2021

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Wed, 05/19/2021 - 10:58am
2021 is the year of the Staycation and Britons will be splashing £31 billion on holidaying on British shores this year

We’re all going on a summer holiday, no more working for a week, is certainly the song for this summer, as 71% of the nation is planning to take a summer holiday and 85% of these holidaymakers are holidaying on British shores. With the average Staycation costing around £769.70 - collectively Britons will be splashing £31 billion on their Staycation this year.

Making the 2021 top Staycation destination ranking is Devon which is a firm favourite with British...

Tourism in Mykonos

On the little Aegean island of Mykonos, the experience promises to be an exhilarating one. With the beautiful array of water, the serene sky, and vast iconic tourist sites to visit, the island remains one of the best vacation centres in the world. The experience is further amplified if you are lodged in one of Mykonos’ luxury hotels or suites. Getting luxurious accommodation in Mykonos can be easy too. All you need is the right information.

Why Mykonos?

Mykonos has come to be regarded as a hotspot for tourism in the world for the following reasons;



Escape to the sun with Exeter Airport in 2021-22

Escape to the sun with Exeter Airport in 2021-22

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 03/16/2021 - 12:29pm

Holidaymakers longing to escape to the sun have a wide choice of destinations on their doorstep with the launch of Exeter Airport’s annual destination guide, FLY. The launch follows surge of interest and bookings for 2021 and 2022 holidays, fuelled by the Government’s announced roadmap to ease lockdown restrictions.

FLY Exeter 2021-22 features 27 destinations in 7 countries. Returning for 2021 are the four Greek Islands, Corfu, Crete, Rhodes and Zante, as well as Paphos in Cyprus and six Spanish destinations including mainland Spain, the Balearics and Canary Islands. Passengers...

Devon holiday park sees surge in off-peak bookings thanks to near sell-out success of summer accommodation

Multi award-winning Cofton Holidays, near Dawlish Warren in South Devon, has reported record demand for off-peak holidays following a near sell-out of its summer school holiday accommodation, which is already 91.9% booked.

Following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement that self-catering accommodation can open from 12th April 2021 in England, Cofton saw a staggering rise in its average weekly bookings, skyrocketing by 397%.

While much of the demand was for the school holidays, the holiday park, which offers cottages, apartments, lodges, holiday homes, caravan and...

Plymouth based travel expert makes dreams come true

With ‘lockdown’ officially becoming the ‘word of the year,’ many people are looking to 2021 to sprinkle some much-needed magic into their holiday plans and, perhaps, to do something a little bit different.

And travel specialist Karen Thornton is rapidly becoming the ‘go to’ person to make those holiday dreams come true.

With an award-winning career spanning almost three decades in the travel industry, she’s renowned for adding those all-important personal touches to a tailor-made holiday which will make it so memorable.

Karen works closely with all her clients to...

TUI, Exeter Airport

TUI launches winter 2021/22 and summer 2022 programmes from Exeter Airport

TUI UK has launched winter 2021 and 2022 holidays from Exeter and is set to put summer 2022 holidays on sale from 5th November, with thousands of free kids’ places, low deposits from £75 per person and £0 deposit on direct debit bookings made online on offer.

This comes as 86% of customers surveyed in September said they expect to have gone on holiday again by next summer - reinforcing the growing appetite for future travel post Covid-19.

With on-going travel corridor uncertainty for some regular favourites this winter, those craving sunshine during the coldest months...

Stagecoach, Big Beach Bu

Staycations start with Stagecoach South West

If you’re planning a staycation this Summer or just heading out along the glorious Devon coast, then there is no better way to see the sights, than from the top deck of the Stagecoach Big Beach Bus, starting again from 26th July 2020.

Feel the refreshing breeze from across the English Channel while you take in a fantastic scenic route from Exmouth to Sandy Bay, in what has been described as a ‘not-to-be-missed experience’. A real treat for the whole family, this unique view of the East Devon coast line will be a memorable trip in your Devon holiday.

Buses connect the...