Holidays: Britons ditch holiday favourites in 2021 for these top five destinations | Travel News | Travel

Earlier this year, thousands of Britons had their holiday plans cancelled as the pandemic pulled the breaks on international travel. Instead, Britons decided to go on holiday in the UK, ditching flights overseas for something closer to home. But with many missing the opportunity to travel overseas, Britons are looking to broaden their horizons and truing out some new destinations.

1. Orlando

The USA has been out of bounds to Britons for the majority of the year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

However, if the country opens its borders to Britons, it’s looking as though it’s likely to be a popular choice.

Mr Thorne explained that Florida is very popular with families, especially due to the abundance of theme parks.

He said: “After a year spent at home, some parents are keen to make new childhood memories with their kids and have perhaps been saving throughout 2020 in order to

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Sarah Jessica Parker shares gorgeous photos from family holiday with her three children

Hanna Fillingham

Sarah Jessica Parker and her family split their time between Manhattan and the Hamptons during the pandemic, but now that the restrictions have eased, they have gone away for a change of scenery.

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On Tuesday, the Sex and the City actress took to Instagram to share some beautiful photos from their staycation in Ohio, and it looked like they had a wonderful time.

Sarah shared photos of some of the parks they had visited, and fans were quick to comment on the pictures, giving her tips for exploring the area.

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Top Black Friday and Cyber Monday Holiday Deals 2020

We know that travel is especially difficult right now. But alongside the latest COVID-19 travel advice and updates, we want to continue to inspire you with new travel content so that when the world opens its doors again, you’ll be ready.

Where did the time go? Black Friday and Cyber Monday are around the corner once again – and Skyscanner is here to help you find amazing Black Friday holiday deals.

Things are a bit different this year. But with Skyscanner’s ‘Where’s Open?’ interactive map, you can keep up to date with the latest COVID-19 travel restrictions and book safer, smarter travel. Plus, we’ve created some handy tools that will give you peace of mind if you need to change your travel plans.

How to find Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday deals with Skyscanner

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Holiday Travel: What to Know Before Booking Flights This Year

“We expect significant movement in November and December capacity to be adjusted lower in the coming weeks,” Helane Becker, an aviation analyst at Cowen investment bank, wrote in a memo on Tuesday. Carriers like United, JetBlue, Alaska, and Delta are taking “a more aggressive approach by reducing capacity early to limit cash burn,” Becker said.

But some airlines, including Southwest, American, and Spirit, are making such adjustments closer to the day of travel, Becker says. Southwest, for instance, has been combining flights and adding layovers to numerous routes during the holiday season.

“We recently adjusted our flight schedule for November and December to reflect the demand we’re seeing for travel, a process we’ve been continually undertaking throughout this year,” a Southwest spokesperson said in an emailed statement. “We’ve worked hard to keep service in all of our cities and to provide flights that are in highest demand. We realize that

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Marriott, Hyatt or Holiday Inn Express: Comparing hotels’ covid protocols

Until last week, the last time I stayed at a hotel was back in March. Since the pandemic began, I spent months locked down alone in my D.C. apartment, then with family in Upstate New York. I took bike trips and road trips to go camping, but I avoided hotels completely.

In the meantime, hotels, like the rest of the travel industry, were suffering. According to the American Hotel & Lodging Association, hotels are facing a debt crisis and a historic wave of foreclosures as the pandemic’s economic impact on the industry is estimated to be nine times greater than that of 9/11. As a result, they’ve been doing everything they can to attract business.

For some, that means promoting packages for remote workers or encouraging families to take remote-school vacations. For most, it means amplifying their new coronavirus precautions so that customers feel safe booking (and staying at) hotels

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Cruise: Scenic Cruises expert reveals how to get ‘first pick’ of cheap holiday deals for f | Cruise | Travel

Though cruise holidays might have faced yet more delays to restart dates in recent weeks, industry insiders remain positive for the future. Onboard safety remains in focus, as cruise lines hammer out new ways of improving COVID-19 measures, and big-name brands are gearing up to set sail once again.

However, if you’re looking for lashings of luxury at a reduced price, waiting until cruises take to the ocean again may be too late.

In fact, according to one cruise expert, customers can make one simple in order to get the best deals first.

And to make things even better, it comes at no cost.

Nichola Absalom is the director of global brand for Scenic who specialise in both luxury yacht ocean cruises, river cruises and excursions.

READ MORE: Cruise: Traveller on what it’s like to cruise in 2020

What’s more, it usually means email subscribers will benefit before the news

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10 deals on top-selling apps on sale for the 10.10 shopping holiday

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If you thought Amazon was the only retailer slashing their prices this week, then think again. Many other brands are creating their own versions of Prime Day, meaning you can enjoy steep discounts even if you aren’t a Prime member. Inspired by China’s 11/11 ‘Single’s Day’, they’ve dubbed this new U.S. retail holiday ’10/10′.

In the app space, for instance, shoppers can download subscriptions to a number of top-rated programs — from personalized fitness trainers to foreign language software — at a fraction of the original cost. We’ve even spotted markdowns upwards of 95% off retail price tags. And unlike Prime Day deals, you don’t have to wait for these items to

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Airlines slashing holiday schedules following mass furloughs, experts advise when to book

Experts say if you’re flying for the holidays booking sooner rather than later would be wise, especially with airlines offering more flexibility than ever.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Congress is facing off tonight over the fate of airlines. President Trump has urged legislators to pass 25 billion dollars for airline payroll support, but house speaker Nancy Pelosi is pushing back. 

All of it could affect your travel plans and your wallet. 

With Congress unable to agree on a new relief bill, the deadline for a deal passed October 1, pushing more than 32,000 airline employees onto the unemployment line.

“These are people who have been on the front lines since the beginning of this virus-fighting, it’s cruel and it’s got to be reversed,” said Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants.

Airlines have already started slashing flight schedules. American removed 86,000 flights, 46 percent from its November schedule alone.

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Travel Begins to Bounce Back in China During Golden Week Holiday

a group of people standing in front of a crowd: Travel Begins to Bounce Back in China During Golden Week Holiday

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Travel Begins to Bounce Back in China During Golden Week Holiday

Some 637 million residents of China traveled inside their country during the recent eight-day Golden Week holiday, spending tens of billions of dollars at a time when officials hope to get consumers to spend more and perk up the economy.

More than 45 percent of China’s 1.4 billion people traveled during the holiday, which began October 1. They spent 466.6 billion yuan (US$69.5 billion), according to data from China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism. 

That’s 21 percent fewer trips and 30 percent less spending than last year, but the numbers show consumption is beginning to bounce back following the battering it took earlier in the year from the coronavirus pandemic.

The numbers are a “positive sign” both for China and the rest of the world that economies can revive pretty quickly

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Is it safe to go skiing? Everything you need to know about booking a ski holiday this winter

It’s that time of year again – as the mercury plummets and winter approaches, thoughts turn to booking a ski holiday

Except 2020 has been a year like no other and snow-sport fans who are keen to return to the mountains have more questions than ever before to consider before they book their winter escape.

Skiers have every right to be hesitant about booking their next trip to the slopes too – last season the coronavirus pandemic left the hopes and dreams of thousands in tatters. Since then, despite some brief respite in the form of travel corridors, things haven’t got much better as travel restrictions continue to change at the drop of a hat and a resurgence in cases across Europe brings with it a risk of further lockdowns.

Luckily there’s still some time until the snow starts falling in abundance and lifts in ski resorts begin to

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