Ten tips for taking off for an extended winter holiday.
Listen carefully. What do you hear? Is that the sound of sun seeking Brits ā our very own sunbirds and swallows – stretching their wings before they head south for the winter?
Every year, as the bad weather approaches and the news gets gloomier, thousands of us gather at departure points around the country with our bags packed and ready. Cheap flights, out of season prices and the fact that for the time being you can get your winter fuel payments on the Costa del Sol ā as well as the health benefits of dodging the dodgy weather – are all very good reasons to flee the British winter and park our beach towels somewhere nice for a few months.
But while it sounds lovely, migrating requires more effort than just cancelling the milk (although that helps). So, here are few tips to help you make the most of a long stay abroad. And it all begins with talking to the dairyā¦