Book Early, It’s the Best Way to Holiday Like a Pro

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Here's the truth: the holiday "late deal" is largely extinct. ABTA themselves put it beautifully in an article advocating the advantages of booking early: "Travel companies able to exercise greater flexibility with flights and room bookings, so don’t expect the same volume of last-minute bargains." As is the way with natural selection, a niche opened and the industry adapted with new powers. Thus was born the early deal, the best way to get ahead of the game and get the best value for money. So, what's in it for you by booking sooner rather than later?

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6 Lesser-Known Facts about Sea Breeze Beach Hotel

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It’s good to have a room with a view. Nothing serves as a better reminder that you’ve left behind the daily grind than a brilliant blue ocean and a tropical skyline, and there’s no better feeling that waking up to a distinctly exotic locale. When it comes to amazing views, Sea Breeze Beach Hotel in Barbados has a bit of a reputation. Many holidaymakers consider Sea Breeze Beach Hotel the proud titleholder of the Best View in Barbados, and our own recon all but confirms this prestigious accolade.

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A Tour of Cap Cana Part #7 – The Best Bits

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Alas, John Chalmer’s time in Cap Cana has come to an end, but he’s got loads of great memories from his time in the Dominican Republic. Here John reflects on the highlights of his holiday, and discusses all the things that make AlSol Hotels & Resorts the place to be.

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Your Cheat Sheet for The Club Barbados: More Chill, More Skill, More Thrill

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We know how much you love a good adults-only escape. It’s the best way to get some true peace and quiet in an otherwise busy world. We also know how much you love Barbados, proceeded by its reputation for laid-back living and chilled out attitude. If you think combining the two holiday ethics would make for some far-out holidaymaking, you’d be right on the money. The Club Barbados does exactly that: the calm sophistication of an adults-only escape flavoured with the undeniable Bajan charisma. Many of the team at Blue Bay HQ have had the pleasure of visiting The Club Barbados, and we’d love to share some of our insights with our fellow Holidaymakers.

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