Nearly two million Brits have booked a lastminute

first_imgNearly two million Brits have booked a last-minute holiday deal this summer, new figures have revealed.Despite the increasing population of staycations, figures from independent financial advisor indicated that 1.8 million booked a last-minute getaway in July.What’s more, the study showed that a further 4.6 million are considering jetting away because of the miserable summer weather.That is regardless of the fact that Britain is still paying off £2 billion in debt carried over from holidays taken in 2008.However, while many people are turning to last-minute flights, the research also indicated that importance of shopping around for the best deals on hotels, insurance, car rentals and other such items.In fact, warned that people booking flights to Spain, Turkey and Mexico could see their holiday costs rise by as much as 140 percent if they are not savvy in their choices.Flybe recently said that the trend for last-minute mini-breaks was encouraging more people to book flights to Edinburgh for this year’s fringe festival.ReturnOne wayMulti-cityFromAdd nearby airports ToAdd nearby airportsDepart14/08/2019Return21/08/2019Cabin Class & Travellers1 adult, EconomyDirect flights onlySearch flights Map RelatedBrits prepared to wait for last minute holidaysMore than one million Brits left booking their summer holiday until the last minute this year in an attempt to save moneyBrits booking flights overseas after cold spellTens of millions of Brits are booking cheap flights abroad ahead of their summer holidayMore Brits booking flights to Hungary and IsraelGrowing numbers of holidaymakers are booking flights to Hungary and Israel to escape the eurozonelast_img read more


first_img Currently Things to know for ThursdayToday is Thursday, October 18 and here’s a joke from local comedy writer Ben Alper: “Boston’s North End ‘Regina Pizzeria‘ has been named the best pizza in America based on reviews from TripAdvisor diners. In fact, it lives up to its motto: “The Revolutionary War would’ve ended sooner had Paul Revere not stopped off for a slice.” – Ben AlperHere’s what else you need to know for today…1:00PM City Council Biannual Urban Renewal Progress Update. Stop Members of the public are invited to attend and testify on the order that the Boston Planning and Development Agency continue biannual Urban Renewal updates to the Boston City Council. Stop by the Iannella Chamber on the 5th floor of City Hall, see additional details here.*Advertisement* Did we miss something? Add it to the comments below. Follow @northend.waterfront on Instagram and tag #northend or #bostonwaterfront to have your photo featured!While you’re here …we have a small favor to ask. More people than ever are reading but we need your help making ends meet. Advertising doesn’t bring in enough to pay for reporting or editorial work. Keeping this website going takes a lot of time, money and hard work. But we do it because we believe community news is important – and we think you do too. If everyone who reads this site, who likes it, puts in a bit to pay for it, then our future would be much more secure. Checks can be made out to North End Boston LLC, 343 Commercial St. #508, Boston 02109 or contribute online using the following links:*Make a One-Time Contribution* or *Become a Patron* 3:00PM Papel Picado Craft at the North End Library. Stop by the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street and get ready to celebrate Dia de los Muertos and create an intricate paper craft. Together we will build a banner to hang in the library.6:00PM City Council Working Session on the Redevelopment of One Charlestown. Members of the public are cordially invited to attend a working session regarding the redevelopment of One Charlestown, see additional details here.6:30PM Johnny Redcoat to GI Joe: From Boston to Berlin to Baghdad. Join Colonel Earl “The Pearl” Wederbrook, USMC (Ret) at the Old North Church as he compares and contrast the occupation of Boston in 1776 with Berlin in 1945 and Baghdad in 2004 and analyzes the military, political, economic, social and moral aspects and consequences of using the military to quell civil unrest, occupy conquered territory or aid in nation building, see additional details here.Falling Leaves: Plan your events with the Community Calendar: Friday, October 1910:00AM Preschool Movie Hour. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for preschool movie hour where children ages 1-6 can kick off the weekend by watching movies and shows chosen just for them. Today’s movie will be Dinosaur Train-Dinosaur Big City.Saturday, October 2010:00AM “Memorize Best” Train Your Memory Program. Join the North Bennet Street School at 150 North Street in this two-hour program learning memory techniques that will work with names and other information, see additional details here.10:00AM Fourth Annual RUFF Dog Show. RUFF will host their fourth annual dog show at the North End Dog Park on Prince and Snow Hill Streets, see additional details here.11:00AM A Cappella Competition. Faneuil Hall Marketplace will host the 22nd annual Faneuil Hall Marketplace A Cappella Competition with over 40 of the best A Cappella groups in New England dueling it out.1:00PM Beyond the Ride: Paul Revere and Medicine. Did you know that Paul Revere was a dentist? Learn about Revere’s many unexpected connections to the medical field in this special lecture by Nina Rodwin, graduate student and historical interpreter at the Paul Revere House in North Square.From the Community: Pope John XXIII High School Open House- Join Us!Please join us at our first  PJHS Open House this Sunday, October 21st from 11am-1pm. Take a tour…meet the faculty and student.. see what Pope John has to offer, continue reading.100th Celebration of Remembrance Day, November 11The Old North Church and The British Officer’s Club of New England will host the 100th annual Remembrance Day Ceremony on Sunday, November 11, continue reading.Need to submit a post? Great, start here!Keep up with what’s happening on the Events Calendar.Weather Forecast: Currently Currentlylast_img read more