How to Turn 19 Days Annual Leave Into 48 Days

Thinking about a two-week break to Mexico or Greece but don’t want to use 10+ precious days of holiday? We hear you! That’s why we’re giving you the low-down on the best way to utilise your annual leave with the 2023 UK bank holidays.

That sun, sea and sangria is looking more likely now, isn’t it? And with our new monthly payment plans and top-notch deals, you’re one step closer to that getaway you’ve been dreaming of. So get ready to pack with this holiday hack!

April 2023

April bank hols

Eeek it’s fast approaching! Pop four days annual leave in from Monday 3rd April to Thursday 6th April and you’ll get 10 days off (including weekends) over the Easter break. So, swap egg hunts for beachfronts with our All Inclusive getaways to Cyprus. Or maybe Malta will win you over with its UNESCO-listed capital!

Need more inspo? Check out our family-friendly April 2023 deals…

Tenerife: 7 nights, All Inclusive at the 3* Labranda Bahia Fanabe

Cyprus: 7 nights, Half Board at the 5* King Evelthon Beach

Malta: 7 nights, All Inclusive at the 4.5* db San Antonio Hotel + Spa

Lanzarote: 10 nights, All Inclusive at the 4* Sol Lanzarote All Inclusive

May / June 2023

April/May hols

Tempted by summer in Cancun? Or maybe you’ve got Spain on the brain? Use four days holiday from Tuesday May 2nd to Friday May 5th and 10 days of sunshine is yours thanks to the Coronation of King Charles III. Plan your vacay around the spring bank holiday and you’ll bag nine days out the office for another four days AL. That’s enough time for a cheeky seven-night trip to Turkey. Or push the boat out with a 14 day retreat to one of our far-flung favourites.

So where will our deals take you? Here’s some of our May/June 2023 offers…

Turkey: 7 nights, All Inclusive at the 5* Aska Lara Resort & Spa

Mexico: 14 nights, All Inclusive at the 5* Ocean Maya Royale

Majorca: 7 nights, Half Board at the 4* Globales Panama - Adult Only

Rhodes: 7 nights, All Inclusive at the 5* Mitsis Grand Hotel

August/September 2023

August/September bank hols

What better way to finish summer off than with a Greek getaway! You could be overindulging on meze platters while sipping ouzo when you book time off from Tuesday 29th August until Friday September 1st. And don’t forget about sun-soaked Turkey and the Balearics! Either way, that’s another nine-day escape to add to the calendar for 2023!

Late summer sizzler? You got it! Here’s our August/September 2023 hotspots…

Crete: 7 nights, All Inclusive at the 4* Mare Boutique

Antalya: 10 nights, All Inclusive at the 5* Side Crown Serenity

Ibiza: 7 nights, Room Only at the 4* Paradiso Art Hotel

Kos: 7 nights, All Inclusive at the 4* Mitsis Family Village Beach

December 2023

December bank hols

Swap snow for sand when you book three days holiday off from Wednesday December 27th to Friday December 29th! Yes, you could be deep in the desert with a Morocco retreat, diving the depths of the Red Sea in Egypt or topping up your tan in the Canaries thanks to our cheat sheet! That’s when you’re not soaking up skyscraper vistas from New York, of course. And it's never too late to check out Europe’s best Christmas markets either.

Who knew there were so many December deals to snap up! Here are some of our favourites…

Fuerteventura: 7 nights, All Inclusive at the 4.5* Alua Suites Fuerteventura

Morocco: 7 nights, All Inclusive at the 4* Iberostar Founty Beach

New York: 4 nights, Room Only at the 4* New Yorker, A Wyndham Hotel

Egypt: 7 nights, All Inclusive at the 4* Hilton Sharks Bay Resort

Danielle Gunner

About the author

As a frequent jetsetter, Danielle is an expert in all things travel. From foodie trips in Rome to hunting down the best beaches in the Balearics and Christmas shopping in New York. She’s also the mum of a very cute but mischievous toddler, meaning she has some great family holiday hacks too. Check out all her travel tips & tricks!