Top tips from for getting a last minute holiday bargain

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A lot of last minute holiday deals are actually aimed at families – so there’s no reason why you can’t bag a bargain break! But it helps to know the inside tricks of the trade…

Get savings of up to 70% off the normal package price

So you want to book a break with the family, but the budget is feeling a little stretched these days.

Luckily, there are ways you can significantly reduce the cost of jetting off for some well-earned down time with your nearest and dearest.

Rather than cutting back on holidays in 2013, everyone is looking at ways to get more bang for their buck when it comes to booking their holidays – which is why late deal and last minute holidays have now become so popular. specialise in nothing but discounted holidays, making them the go-to guys for savvy holiday savers.

They have hundreds of holidays that depart within eight weeks, with savings of up to 70% off the normal package price.

But if you do nothing else, make sure you take on board their top 3 tips on how to get the best late holiday deal.

Tip 1: Non-Euro destinations are the ones to watch…

late deals familyNon-Euro destinations extend the British holiday pounds further. In 2013 non-Euro destinations such as Bulgaria, Tunisia and Turkey are tipped to be great self-catering destinations, as they offer beautiful beach holidays that are fantastic value for money. Top resorts include Sunny Beach in Bulgaria, Sousse in Tunisia and Bodrum in Turkey.

Tip 2: Go all-inclusive for great value

There’s a growing trend towards families and holidaymakers on a budget choosing all-inclusive breaks in order to get more for their money. There are many last minute all-inclusive deals to be enjoyed – some half price or more!

Tip 3: The eight week rule

‘Late’ deals don’t have to be as late as you think – it certainly doesn’t have to mean book today, leave tomorrow!

In fact, the best time to look around for real bargains is typically around eight weeks before you want to travel.

Why? Because that’s when all the top tour operators (including First Choice, Thomson, Thomas Cook and Cosmos) release their deals and have the best availability for travellers who are keen on sniffing out a bargain.

There are some really great deals out there for those who are prepared – prepared with an idea of their preferred destinations, prepared to wait, and prepared to book when they see a bargain.

late deals family specialises in package holidays that depart within that eight week magic window.

There really are hundreds of deals to choose from, so use the clever search tools like ‘show cheapest destinations’ and ‘show rest of the week’ (to easily compare, for example, weekend flights versus weekdays).

The great late deals sell fast, so be ready to book. If you see the one for you – BOOK IT!

Make your money go further

To help your holiday budget go even further, is also giving away a £500 holiday voucher on their Facebook page which can be used towards a holiday of your choice at

So whether you’re dreaming of a week-long all inclusive break to Egypt or a beach holiday in Spain, you could be £500 closer to that experience with

Happy holidays!