The Easter bank holiday weekend is arriving shortly with an estimated 1.5 million Brits getting ready to jet off to their chosen holiday destinations. Spain is said to be one of the most popular choices for holiday makers looking for some sun to kick start their summer, specifically the Canaries and Balearic Islands. As well as this, the value of the pound is rising which means City breaks are becoming more affordable! Are you one of the 1.5 million jetting off or have you opted for a staycation?
Here are some top destinations to make you wish you were one of them 1.5 million!!
It's well known that Spain is a very popular destination with its beautiful beaches and culture. Spain has something to offer most holiday makers. As an example, Tenerife offers beautiful beaches to busy towns, water parks to walking and not forgetting it's famous volcano.
With the ski season nearly over, you might not get the best snow if you book a ski break to the French Alps now, but France have beautiful beaches to offer such as Corsica or Ile de Re or maybe if you were thinking more along the lines of a city break, Paris is a beautiful city and perfect for a romantic getaway!
Rome is known as the 'Eternal City'. It remains full of culture and history after all this time but is always moving forward. The bustling streets are full of restaurants serving famous tasty Italian dishes.
If you're off to the big apple, you are sure to be impressed by New York's sky line it's one of the biggest in the world, not to mention how famous it is! Fashion and Art are a big part of the culture in New York with a huge variety of theatres, museums and galleries. Whether you're off to Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, The Bronx or Staten Island, you're sure to find something of interest!
There's been a lot of encouragement towards Staycation's in 2012 and rightly so. Britain have some beautiful places that make perfect romantic breaks or ideal family holidays. Why not head south down to the Scilly Isles, Lundy Island, Isle of Wight, Cornwall or Devon? The Lake District, The Cotswolds, Dorset or Scotland? There is an array of perfect getaway's to suit everyone.
So, we want to know, where are you going this weekend?