Take a holiday beyond anything you’ve experienced before at Universal Orlando Resort
3 Amazing Theme Parks. Universal's Islands of Adventure.   Journey through...
The Best Things to do in Cancun
Cancun is a haven for beach bums and snorkel fanatics...
Chasing the sun in Autumn
As the nights draw in and the temperature begins to...
The 5 best hotels in Vegas
Las Vegas is up there as one of the “must...
How People Celebrate Christmas in Hawaii
It’s time to ditch wooly jumpers for beach-friendly shirts and...

Travelplanners Blog

Check out the latest TravelPlanners blogs, giving you tips and ideas for your next USA or Caribbean holiday. We love travel so whether you’ve always wanted to explore the rugged beauty of California’s Yosemite Valley, have fun in Florida’s theme parks or beaches, visit some of our Caribbean destinations such as Mexico, Dominican Republic or Barbados or take a luxurious Cruise & Stay holiday we can take you there.

Take a holiday beyond anything you’ve experienced before at Universal Orlando Resort

Chasing the sun in Autumn

As the nights draw in and the temperature begins to drop in the UK, waving goodbye to the summer is never easy. Ease the prospect of the long winter ahead with an Autumn holiday! We’ve chosen the very best Autumn holiday destinations to soak up some much-needed sunshine. Relax, unwind, and return home with a sun-kissed glow after an Autumn break in these idyllic spots. You’ve earned it!

The 5 best hotels in Vegas

Las Vegas is up there as one of the “must visit” destinations in the USA. An oasis of revelry, decadence and all-night parties in the Nevada desert, it’s a favourite destination for raucous stag and hen parties, debaucherous elopements, and luxurious honeymoons. Nothing is done by halves is this wild city, and that includes the hotels.

The Best Things to do in Cancun

Cancun is a haven for beach bums and snorkel fanatics alike. Miles and miles of pristine white sand fringes the aquamarine waters where the Gulf of Mexico meets the Caribbean Sea. But there’s more to Cancun than its beaches. There are so many things to do in Cancun. From visiting ancient Mayan ruins to unique art sculptures and secluded natural attractions, a holiday to Cancun is guaranteed to be unforgettable.

Top 5 Romantic things to do in New York for Valentine’s Day

With February 14th shortly approaching, the mind starts to run wild thinking of romantic Valentine’s Day ideas to treat your significant other. Sure, a nice dinner at a fancy restaurant in town is a convenient option...

Top 8 U.S. cities to enjoy New Year’s Eve

It's coming up to that time of the year, New Year’s Eve can be quite a chaotic period and you may be short of options for where to go. But luckily for you we’ve listed the eight best places for New Year’s Eve celebrations.

Top Boutique Stays in St. Lucia. 4 mesmerizing boutiques to choose from

 We’ve reached that time of year when thoughts turn to planning spring getaways and summer holidays. With this in mind, why not consider the beautiful Caribbean island of St. Lucia

Top FREE things to do in Washington, DC

Washington, DC is rich in history, culture, passion and intrigue, and it’s only been getting better. Discover special events, interesting experiences and a constant stream of ideas about how to live it up in the city.

Top Tips on how to pack your cabin baggage for comfortable/luxury travel on a long-haul flight

If you are heading off on your next USA or Caribbean holiday soon make sure you make the most of your long haul flight by following our simple steps ensuring you arrive rested and ready to enjoy your holiday. 

Travel In The Future

The 1980s saw climate change emerge as one of the decade-defining issues. Back then, mankind greeted this news with a mixture of shock, denial and mutterings of “it’ll never happen!”

Visit Colorado next year in Spring, Summer or Autumn

With 2018 quickly approaching, it’s time to start considering where you’ll be setting off next year. Perhaps an underrated destination, but one of our favourites, is Colorado, which boasts great cities such as Denver. 

What is the best Disney Dining Plan for you and how can you and maximise your credits?

It’s very easy to be caught up in the magic at Walt Disney World, even before you get there! This could be the reason why so many holidaymakers overspend when it comes to purchasing their Disney Dining Plan. 

Where to go in December for Sun

Every year December comes around, and the sun resorts to working part-time in Britain. Freezing temperatures and long nights don’t take us by surprise, but they can sap our energy and leave many people feeling down. If you’re wondering where to go for winter sun this December, we’ve hand-picked the best Christmas sun holidays...

Why Book a Barbados Villa? Check out our 5 reasons that answer this question

A luxury holiday in Barbados offers the traveller so many opportunities to be pampered, from booking yourself into an indulgent day spa, to evenings spent dining on scenic rooftops...

WIN a DREAM holiday…

...to the Golden State! Please note that this competition finished on the 8th September 2017. We teamed up with Visit California, At Home With Lorraine, Avis & United Airlines.

WIN a holiday…

...of a lifetime to Austin, Texas! Please note that this competition finished on the 13th August 2017. We teamed up with Topman, Visit Austin & British Airways to bring you this fantastic opportunity.


WIN the Ultimate Music Getaway to Fort Worth & Dallas & Texas Music Takeover comes to London! We've teamed up with Visit Fort Worth & Visit Dallas to give you the chance to travel to Texas for a musical adventure!


...Anna Maria Island & Longboat Key. Anna Maria Island earned a TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award as one of the Top Ten Islands in the United States. Downtown Bradenton’s Riverwalk received a 1st place award...

Top 4 Places to have a White Christmas in the U.S.

A white Christmas is one of those things that everyone should see at least once in their lifetime – but Christmas in America is a spectacle in itself. Read more to find out where to experience a White Christmas

To-do list in California in July

There’s myriad things to do in California all year round, from strolling along Hollywood Boulevard to riding a street car through San Francisco, but July is arguably the best month to visit this vibrant state. When deciding on places to go in California, each of the state’s famed cities hosts a range of unforgettable events in July.

The best season to visit California

California is a fantastic destination for a holiday at any time of year, from soaking up the sun on the beaches during the summer months to hitting the ski slopes in winter...

Discover St. Pete/Clearwater

St. Pete/Clearwater offers something for everyone and a Florida Gulf Coast holiday experience second to none. It's the perfect destination to explore, relax and enjoy stunning beaches and spectacular sunsets.

Deciding where to go in Mexico? Check out these 7 amazing resorts you should consider for your holiday

Where are the best places to stay in Mexico? We’ve narrowed down our favourite seven award-winning resorts and 5-star hotels in Mexico, each one featuring its own unique brand of luxury and style.

Creatures inside Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

We’re revealing what magical creatures you’ll encounter on Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, the new epic adventure now open in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. It will be the most immersive, highly-themed coaster experience yet, and take you on a thrilling journey with Hagrid to the Forbidden Forest to discover the wizarding world’s rarest magical creatures.