Everybody needs a time to relax and get a break from the daily grind of work or study. Weekend breaks have become very popular for people from the UK because such travel is affordable, does not require time off work and generally is enough time to see a city of famous attraction. No matter if you want to go to Dublin, Belfast, London or even Paris, many online travel companies have deals for a plethora of weekend breaks.
Some great sites in the UK for weekend travel breaks include the following: Lake Windermere, Tower Bridge, Stonehenge, Portmeiron, The Giant's Causeway and the Tresco Abbey Gardens. If you want to go to a city for your weekend travel, options also abound. Be adventurous and choose a place you have never been to.
To get an idea of where to look for flights or train tickets and hotels, have a look at a few price quotes below from top travel websites.
The following is an example of a Paris travel break.
At Expedia UK, a London to Paris flight and hotel travel package for the weekend of 04.11.2011 to 06.11.2011 is listed at £235 per person. This includes all taxes and other fees. Keep in mind that this is the lowest price listed and the hotel is an economy budget hotel in Paris. The hotel available with the flight is called First Hotel, which is close to the UNESCO headquarters in Paris.
The following is an example of a Dublin travel break.
At Last Minute UK, a Dublin to Edinburgh flight and hotel travel package for the weekend of 04.11.2011 to 06.11.2011 is listed at £242 if you stay at the quality Edinburgh Holiday Inn.
Other websites to try include Kayak, Expedia, Student Universe Hotwire and others.
Remember to do price comparisons and travel package comparisons before you book your travel package.