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May travel be the food of love, as 17% Of Brits have had a holiday romance

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As we approach the end of the year here in the UK, many Brits might be remembering their trips to sunnier climes, where they might have had their very own Shirley Valentine moment overseas.
Statistics this year from travel search site Cheapflights.co.uk show some 17% of Brits stating they’ve had a holiday romance or flirtatious experience with a stranger on holiday, during at least one point in their lives.
And interestingly, holiday passion is not just for the young, but for all ages, with 9% of those stating they have fallen in love on holiday aged between 56-65, 15% aged 36-55, 22% aged 23-35 and 27% aged 18-22.
Bars and clubs were the most likely place in which holiday makers met their beau at 30%, however 25% met loved ones in hotels/hostels, 23% on the beach, 20% in restaurants, 10% as part of the same travel group, 10% on the flight, bus or train, 9% in a shop, 8% on a tour and 8% met while doing exercise or an active activity.

UK spokesperson at Cheapflights, Lasse …

Wi-Fi most-wanted hotel amenity as 56% of Brits state it important when choosing where to stay abroad

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Here at Marry Abroad, we know that uploading those gorgeous initial wedding pics and personal updates from smart phones on the day at dream weddings overseas, is of vital importance to most bride, grooms and their friends and families.
So it was no surprise to us to this week here that travel giant Cheapflights.co.uk announced Wi-Fi is the top priority for Brits when booking a hotel, with a massive 56% stating they looked for this amenity when choosing where to stay on holiday.
In the recent survey of 943 Brits, Cheapflights.co.uk also found that 53% wanted breakfast included in the price, 41% wanted a swimming pool, 33% needed a good restaurant at the hotel and 32% required a good view from their room.
Lesser important factors were as follows: 25% of Brits wanted flexible check-in/-out, 16% wanted a free shuttle bus, 14% required a lift, 13% looked for a spa and just 8% wanted Netflix or similar streaming options in the room.
The International Air Transport Association (IA…

Halloween Offers at Reef Villa Sri Lanka

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Reef Villa in Sri Lanka have some excellent offers this Halloween, take a look below for details. 

Stay 7 pay 5 
Book by 20th November 2019
Valid for stays between 18th April to 16th December 2020

Stay 3 pay 2
Book by 20th November 2019
Valid for stays between 18th April to 16th December 2020

Children go free
Max 2 children free Book by 20th November 2019
Valid for stays between 18th April to 16th December 2020

Cocktails on arrival 
Stay 2 nights and enjoy a round of cocktails on arrival
Valid for stays between 18th April to 16th December 2020
Book by 20th November 2019

Quote 'Halloween' when making your booking. Ts and Cs apply. 

Please contact them for further information and availability:
bernadette@reefvilla.com
info@reefvilla.com
0044 (0) 7885 059 618
0094 (0) 777 595 400

Competition! Win a 10 night stay at Reef Villa in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka is such a wonderful country - what better place to exchange vows or have your honeymoon?!

Our friends at Reef Villa in Sri Lanka have a competition at the moment to win a ten-night stay for two at Reef worth £2500.00 staying in the super sized Lily Pond Suite and including breakfast and airport transfers for two.



Located south of Colombo, on one of Sri Lanka's most idyllic shores, Reef Sri Lanka is perfectly positioned for a tropical hideaway.

Full T's and C's are available at foodandtravel.com/offers-and competitions

To enter go to: https://foodandtravel.com/offers-and-competitions/competition/win-a-ten-night-stay-for-two-in-sri-lanka-worth-2-500

It's a very (very) easy competition but you will need to review their website to enter: https://www.reefsrilanka.com

And if you are not successful please do remember that it has never been a better time to visit Sri Lanka particularly with costs being so competitive. Reef's rates start from US$ 250 per night fo…

Win Your Wedding in Ontario, Canada!

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Our friends Maple Leaf Weddings have joined forces with Valley Croft Retreat in Ontario, Canada, to offer you the chance to win your wedding at the venue, and including flights from London Gatwick to Toronto.



If you'd like to enter, visit Maple Leaf Weddings here to see how to enter and terms and conditions.



How to get married abroad - we answer your questions

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Getting married abroad can be confusing - if you know you'd like to marry abroad but have some questions about how to go about it, then take a look here  for our FAQs about getting married abroad. It might help you with your planning!