Some parents of children at independent schools like to calculate the cost per day of their offspring's private education – usually upwards of £60. For the benefit of all parents, I can now reveal the cost per day of the school holidays: £70, or even more.
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Wednesday 17 July 2013
Now... Cumbrian Cottages has a selection of discounts this month. Examples for a week's rental from 26/27 July include Foxgloves near Windermere or Plum Corner near Hadrian's Wall, both sleeping two, for £390. bit.ly/CumbriaCots
Saturday 06 July 2013
Thomas Cook to end European Rail Timetable
Monday 01 July 2013
After 140 years, number 1,526 will be the last
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Liam Davies, 19, was on a package holiday with friends
Thursday 16 May 2013
Travel giant Thomas Cook today took a huge step towards recovery with a £1.6 billion refinancing of its vast debt pile, just 18 months after the 172-year old company veered close to collapse.
Saturday 04 May 2013
Travel agent is set to outsource property team to make the most from high street closures
Wednesday 01 May 2013
A charter passenger jet made an emergency landing Tuesday in Bermuda after the captain reported a possible fire in the cabin, officials in the British island territory said.
Wednesday 17 April 2013
Q. We are a family of four, including two girls of 12 and 14. Work duties mean we can only go away for a week in August. The girls are determined that we take them abroad this year to experience some sunshine and the thrill of going on a plane! We are at a loss as to where to go. Ideally we want somewhere with culture, shops and a pool, but also with places of historical interest close at hand. Corinne, Ashford, Kent
Saturday 13 April 2013
The man who pays his way
Friday 05 April 2013
People seem to think that every student likes nothing more than hitting the club of a Friday evening. Eleanor Doughty is tired of that particular cliche...
Monday 01 April 2013
Ministers have received more than 12,000 complaints from constituents opposing today's hike in air passenger duty (APD), although the Government still opted to push through the rise.
Friday 29 March 2013
In the build-up to Easter, the travel industry has talked up the number of British travellers seeking sun abroad after the coldest March in 50 years
Thursday 28 March 2013
Cross-channel ferry strike has been called off, but roads are expected to be busy this evening and tomorrow morning
Wednesday 13 March 2013
Thomas Cook promised to become more “high-tech and high-touch” today as it rolled out its turnaround strategy with a bigger focus on city breaks.
Great getaways: Iberian escape, seasonal West Sussex sojourn, Turkish delight and mountain high in Serre Chevalier
Saturday 09 March 2013
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Board creates magnetic field to achieve lift
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
Lord Freud hangs on as MPs of all parties 'call for his head' over disability comments
- 5 Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of 'cure'