First holiday destination post lockdown

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First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by cricketfieldclarets » Thu May 21, 2020 12:33 pm

Where is the first place you will be heading once this is all over?

We had actually not planned to fly for a while now with two babies in tow. And had planned to do some UK holidays and a Europe road trip at some point.

Think for this year and possibly next will stick to UK. So much to see and do here and flying with two little ones is a job even before any extra enforced measures.

So for us probably Wales or Scotland.

If and when we next go abroad probably a road trip to the alps.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Swizzlestick » Thu May 21, 2020 12:39 pm

We’ve booked a villa in Greece next year. Love Greece - a proud country that has been battered by economic issues recently. Somewhat eye-opening when the major powers were warning Greece that the virus would be catastrophic in such a relatively poor country yet they ended up showing the way in terms of their response to it.
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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Millertime v1.7 » Thu May 21, 2020 12:40 pm

Heading down to Burnley to catch up with some of the lads I met at Pittodrie and hope they extend the same courtesy (ie. a tour of all the local watering holes)

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by claretonthecoast1882 » Thu May 21, 2020 12:41 pm

Was due to go Santorini in July so that might be next summer now, depending on time of year possibly Cartmel or Cornwall if staying in this country.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Vintage Claret » Thu May 21, 2020 12:45 pm

Was due to go Tunisia in June which will obviously be cancelled (although Tui haven't officially done so yet)

If we can't get to Vilnius, Lithuania this December then probably Tunisia or Rhodes next year if possible.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Enty1974 » Thu May 21, 2020 1:02 pm

Im booked to.go fuertaventura end of aug
Confident of going

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Funkydrummer » Thu May 21, 2020 1:05 pm

Cuba, just love the place. Failing that, Thailand. Failing that, Mexico.

That's it for far afield travel at the moment.

Nearer to home, Croatia, Montenegro, Rhodes, Italy.

At home, North Yorkshire, Port Patrick, Norfolk Broads.

Failing any of those, fk. :D
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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by ClaretDiver » Thu May 21, 2020 1:11 pm

Got Lanzarote booked for January and Mexico booked for next May....gotta get my diving fix in somehow!

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by evensteadiereddie » Thu May 21, 2020 1:20 pm

Cycling in Spain, September.

Sorry if that offends anyone.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Dyched » Thu May 21, 2020 1:37 pm

The States.

Probably fly into JFK and fly out of LAX and take the route as I go.
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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Quickenthetempo » Thu May 21, 2020 1:44 pm

Northumberland in the motor home.
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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Tribesmen » Thu May 21, 2020 1:48 pm

Got the text from Ryan Air last night as our Montenegro trip has been canned at the end of July .
Al we have left is a football trip to Helsinki in October and at this stage even if the game is behind closed doors we are still going .

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by CombatClaret » Thu May 21, 2020 1:54 pm

Should have been off to NYC start of this month with my partner.
I'm now trying to weigh up if rebooking for May 2021 is worth the risk as it would be a little cheaper now...

Will probably be pre-vaccine and also the insurance companies won't touch anything Covid related now.
Also If social distancing is in place that will take a lot of the fun out of exploring a city.
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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Grumps » Thu May 21, 2020 1:55 pm

Tenerife as soon as they start letting us in

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Devils_Advocate » Thu May 21, 2020 3:08 pm

Was hoping my holiday to Crete in middle of June might still go ahead as Greek islands were looking to open up to tourists in June and Jet2 not pulled the flight yet.

Got an update today that Greece is staying shut at least until July so now aiming to travel first week in Oct and hopefully go someone warm like Turkey on a bit of a drinking/activity break

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Sheedyclaret » Thu May 21, 2020 3:50 pm

Mexico will be my next holiday we were supposed to travel there in july this year but obviously been put back now..

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by jrgbfc » Thu May 21, 2020 4:07 pm

Even before all this I was starting to get fed up with the aggro of flying. Said I wanted to explore the UK more, so maybe Devon or Cornwall. I've only ever been to Newquay in that part of the world.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by SammyBoy » Thu May 21, 2020 4:27 pm

Brazil and Portugal to visit the girlfriends family most likely.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by huw.Y.WattfromWare » Thu May 21, 2020 4:34 pm

We've been lucky and got 5 days in Malta in before the lockdown. We've lost a grand tour we had organised for Mrs Huw's 65th.
Not flying anywhere until all this madness is sorted. It's not worth the risk.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by cricketfieldclarets » Thu May 21, 2020 4:40 pm

jrgbfc wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 4:07 pm
Even before all this I was starting to get fed up with the aggro of flying. Said I wanted to explore the UK more, so maybe Devon or Cornwall. I've only ever been to Newquay in that part of the world.
If you’ve not done Dorset then I’d highly recommend it. We went last year in august and was one of the best holidays we’ve done. Beautiful place and weather was cracking. Lots to see and do.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by TVC15 » Thu May 21, 2020 4:46 pm

Already had Mallorca and Dublin cancelled in April and June.
Got Prague booked mid June and it’s for the day after Jet2.com are saying that they are flying again so nothing cancelled yet but I still expect it to be.
Canada booked in August and not really got a clue what will happen to that.
Will be going to North Wales most weeks as soon as the lockdown is lifted....and also plan to go to the lakes and Whitby at some point if we can’t travel abroad.

Most of my free time this year looks like it will be spent sorting out holiday refunds !

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by BigRedrose » Thu May 21, 2020 4:50 pm

evensteadiereddie wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 1:20 pm
Cycling in Spain, September.

Sorry if that offends anyone.

You just can't help yourself can you? You would fall out in an empty room. Grow up.
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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by burnmark » Thu May 21, 2020 4:56 pm

We’ve cancelled Florida so looking at Dorset if at all possible.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Quicknick » Thu May 21, 2020 4:57 pm

Spain on my trike.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Grumps » Thu May 21, 2020 4:59 pm

I hope jackmiggins isn't reading this thread, it'll send him bonkers thinking all these idiots about to go on holiday

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Zlatan » Thu May 21, 2020 5:09 pm

I’ll be glad to get to the local park for a walk

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Steve1956 » Thu May 21, 2020 5:13 pm

BigRedrose wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 4:50 pm
You just can't help yourself can you? You would fall out in an empty room. Grow up.
:lol:

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by karatekid » Thu May 21, 2020 5:22 pm

Gran Canaria at the end of the year hopefully. A nice bit of winter sunshine is always something to look forward to.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Bosscat » Thu May 21, 2020 5:23 pm

Quicknick wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 4:57 pm
Spain on my trike.
Don't run over Eddie 😁

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Aclaret » Thu May 21, 2020 5:45 pm

Hired a Motorhome for a couple of weeks in September, depending on campsites being open.
Might even call on Millertime v1.7 and have a Tennants with him.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by bpgburn » Thu May 21, 2020 6:29 pm

Booked Cyprus back in January for first week in November, may be lucky who knows.
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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Bosscat » Thu May 21, 2020 6:38 pm

We have a trip on the Rhone booked for October 🤔 and a trip on the Elbe booked for April next year 🤔 no idea yet whether they will be happening ... The deposits only have been paid, but "The Rhone" trip needs paying for in June so will be interesting.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by evensteadiereddie » Thu May 21, 2020 6:43 pm

Bosscat wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 5:23 pm
Don't run over Eddie 😁
He'll not get near, kid.

I see my post HAS offended the usual, clapped-out snipers.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by KLClaret » Thu May 21, 2020 6:54 pm

North West coast of Scotland without a doubt
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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Steve1956 » Thu May 21, 2020 6:57 pm

KLClaret wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 6:54 pm
North West coast of Scotland without a doubt
Great choice.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Top Claret » Thu May 21, 2020 6:59 pm

Had a month away booked on Spains, Costa Blanca this June. Cancelled and got my deposit back , only need Ryanair to cough up now.

Booked 4 nights away in Silverdale in July.

Over the last 2 years spent over 12 of those abroad so really not to fussed that we can't travel,.

I have enjoyed every minute of the the last 8 weeks and have had the pleasure of discovering the best walking District in Lancashire, the wonderful Rossendale Valley
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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Steve1956 » Thu May 21, 2020 7:08 pm

Bosscat wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 6:38 pm
We have a trip on the Rhone booked for October 🤔 and a trip on the Elbe booked for April next year 🤔 no idea yet whether they will be happening ... The deposits only have been paid, but "The Rhone" trip needs paying for in June so will be interesting.
Are you tekkin your push bikes?

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by bodge » Thu May 21, 2020 7:09 pm

There's only one place i'm heading when we get the green light and that's Barley in my campervan.
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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Bosscat » Thu May 21, 2020 7:14 pm

Steve1956 wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 7:08 pm
Are you tekkin your push bikes?
🤣🤣🤣

Nah slumming it on River Cruises (hopefully 😁)

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Steve1956 » Thu May 21, 2020 7:16 pm

You will be going in your Jag then? 😉

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Steve1956 » Thu May 21, 2020 7:20 pm

Top Claret wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 6:59 pm
Had a month away booked on Spains, Costa Blanca this June. Cancelled and got my deposit back , only need Ryanair to cough up now.

Booked 4 nights away in Silverdale in July.

Over the last 2 years spent over 12 of those abroad so really not to fussed that we can't travel,.

I have enjoyed every minute of the the last 8 weeks and have had the pleasure of discovering the best walking District in Lancashire, the wonderful Rossendale Valley
Rossendale it really is a difficult place to beat for walking,always something new to discover.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Bosscat » Thu May 21, 2020 7:21 pm

Steve1956 wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 7:16 pm
You will be going in your Jag then? 😉
Nah flying out with KLM back with Air France assuming its not cancelled 😃

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by ksrclaret » Thu May 21, 2020 7:25 pm

Hopefully, if we're permitted, Fife in August.

Was also booked to go to Berlin in August but who knows what will become of that trip now.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Vintage Claret » Thu May 21, 2020 7:26 pm

evensteadiereddie wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 1:20 pm
Cycling in Spain, September.

Sorry if that offends anyone.
Ok, I might have missed something but I've got to ask, why would anyone be offended? :?

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Steve1956 » Thu May 21, 2020 7:29 pm

Bosscat wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 7:21 pm
Nah flying out with KLM back with Air France assuming its not cancelled 😃
Cool....you lead such an interesting life,i wish i was you! :lol:







TIC

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Top Claret » Thu May 21, 2020 7:57 pm

Steve1956 wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 7:20 pm
Rossendale it really is a difficult place to beat for walking,always something new to discover.
Lived in the Valley all my life and it is only since lockdown that I have discovered all the the amazing walks.

We have Cribden, Balladen, Seaten Naze with views of Pendle and the Three peaks to the North, views of Manchester, Rochdale and the Peak District to the south.
We have Holcombe Moor and Grane with views as far south as North Wales and west to the fylde and Morecambe Bay.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by aclaretinstevenage » Thu May 21, 2020 8:11 pm

We have rented a cottage in the Peak District, originally due to have been there this week but rescheduled for late September so fingers crossed. We are not intending to fly anywhere until we are clear through the other side of this and maybe not even then.

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Steve1956 » Thu May 21, 2020 8:11 pm

Top Claret wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 7:57 pm
Lived in the Valley all my life and it is only since lockdown that I have discovered all the the amazing walks.

We have Cribden, Balladen, Seaten Naze with views of Pendle and the Three peaks to the North, views of Manchester, Rochdale and the Peak District to the south.
We have Holcombe Moor and Grane with views as far south as North Wales and west to the fylde and Morecambe Bay.
Can you really see the Fylde coast from the Grane,I used to live in Knott end for a while but I'm fro Rossendale so you reckon I could see home from Morecambe Bay? Amazing

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by Steve1956 » Thu May 21, 2020 8:46 pm

When lockdown ends I'm just going to walk out of my front door and mingle with the holidaymakers that visit my home village in the East Neuk of Fife,nothing else comes close,dont need to go far....sorry if that offends anyone

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Re: First holiday destination post lockdown

Post by tim_noone » Thu May 21, 2020 9:00 pm

KLClaret wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 6:54 pm
North West coast of Scotland without a doubt
:? What's A.Doubt done to upset you?

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