Last Minute Holidays

Today's Top Last Minute Holidays Deals

Destination Board Basis Price
Lanzarote, Spain Self Catering From £143 View Offers
Bed & Breakfast From £144 View Offers
Half Board From £173 View Offers
All Inclusive From £219 View Offers
Majorca, Spain Half Board From £147 View Offers
Self Catering From £155 View Offers
Room Only From £160 View Offers
All Inclusive From £176 View Offers
Bed & Breakfast From £196 View Offers
Full Board From £275 View Offers
Lisbon, Portugal Room Only From £151 View Offers
Bed & Breakfast From £209 View Offers
Half Board From £376 View Offers
Self Catering From £447 View Offers
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Why Book Last Minute?

If you’re flexible on dates and destination, it’s possible to get a great deal by booking last minute. Travel providers buy package holidays from suppliers in bulk to sell on to you, so they lose money on every package they don’t sell. Since any kind of profit is better than none at all, travel agents will drop the prices of holidays as the departure date approaches to encourage people to buy, which can mean huge savings for you!

This race against the clock makes travel agents more flexible on price the closer the departure date gets, so you’re likely to get your holiday package significantly cheaper than if you’d booked it months earlier. Aside from a price cut, there may be extra benefits to tempt you to book such as free room upgrades or welcome gestures at your hotel.

Why not get on the last minute bookers’ bandwagon and try it for yourself? Next time you have a week off, throw caution to the wind and be spontaneous – it could save you a bundle! Read on to find out the best tricks to finding a late deal.

How to Find a Last Minute Deal

Be flexible: When searching for a last minute holiday, flexibility is the key to getting a good deal. If you’re tied to specific dates or have your eye on a favourite resort you’d be better off booking in advance, but if you’re just craving a break in any form, there are some great deals out there. Searching ‘any destination’ with a flexible date range is the easiest way to find the cheapest prices, and from there you can use filters to narrow down your search.

Time your search: Prices for last minute deals usually start to drop around 6-8 weeks before departure, but if you’re feeling particularly brave you can still find bargains as late as a week before you travel. Of course this only works if you have no destination preference, as choices will be limited.

Shop around: Once you’ve identified a deal, it’s time to make the call. Calling several different holiday providers can pay off hugely when looking for a last minute deal – get a quote from one and then talk to a few other providers and see if they can beat the price with a similar deal. You can then take one of them up on their offer, or go back to the original provider and use these other quotes to push the agent into lowering their price. Chances are they’re racing to sell the deal before departure date and will be willing to negotiate on price.

Top Last Minute Holidays Destinations


From the sun drenched beaches and culture packed cities of the mainland, to the island territories of the Canaries and Balearic islands - Spain really does have something for everyone! read more


Just over a two hour flight away, Majorca still has to be one of the most popular all year round holiday destinations with something to suit everyone. read more


Popular with hen and stag parties, Benidorm is the one place people admit to loving for its 'tackiness'!! It has to be seen to be believed! read more

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