How to find a cheap holiday

Jenai Laignel / 29 February 2016 ( 07 September 2016 )

We all like to have a holiday planned for the Summer, but many of us can't stretch our budgets to take a second or third trip away during the rest of the year.

Luckily for you, there are some great holiday deals around at the moment that Saga customers can receive extra discounts on top of, and sometimes added extras too!

See all our partner discounts on holidays, travel extras and more... 

Look for UK short breaks

More and more people are looking closer to home for that break away from the daily grind. You can save a lot of money when you are no longer reliant on flights and even if you opt for a domestic flight, you'll normally find it much cheaper than going abroad.

If you're looking for a base to explore our fantastic country, why not take a look at Best Western Hotels & Resorts range of 2 night breaks? From castles to city centre boutiques and from country hideaways to coastal delights, you will always experience a stay that is brilliantly different.

What's more, Saga customers get an exclusive rate that starts from just £99 for 2 people (terms and conditions apply).

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Book a self-catering cottage

Renting a cottage with a group of friends or family members in the UK is a seriously cheap option. As well as this, you will avoid flights or transfers and will have the freedom to come and go as you please. 

With over 10,000 cottages in the UK to choose from starting from £245 per week, is the go-to website for booking a self-catering break. 

What's more, Saga customers will receive up to 10% discount on every property, as well as seasonal discounts when applicable.

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Look for European short breaks

Websites like SuperBreak offer a huge selection of cheap European breaks, making it even easier to book an affordable getaway. 

Whether you are looking for a cheap Eurostar trip or a flight and hotel package, you'll also also receive a 10% discount when you book via

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Discounted Ferry Travel

Travelling by ferry is one of the cheapest modes of transport, and also allows you to take your own car and avoid airline luggage limits. 

Stena Line, one of our ferry partners, offers Saga customers a 10% discount, meaning you and your car can travel to Ireland for only £79! If you fancy going further afield, Brittany Ferries will take you to France and northern Spain.

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To access all of Saga's latest travel and leisure deals, visit our Partner Discounts page.

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