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Summer Getaway Ideas

Ok, so you're not one of those smug organised people who have had their holiday booked since last year – you’re keeping your options open and waiting for the perfect last minute deal. You’ve hit the summer shops and got the perfect wardrobe, all you need is a little bit of help with the destination. Check out our holiday wishlist for Summer 2014 >>


If you want the best of both worlds, shopping until you drop in the city then heading to the beach – you need to book up for Barcelona this Summer! We’re dreaming of the perfect day checking out the beautiful colours in Gaudi’s Park Güell, then getting some tapas for lunch and heading down to the beach at Barceloneta. Fancy checking out a festival in the sun which boasts headliners like Kasabian, Ellie Goulding and Lily Allen? Benicassim is only a 2 hour drive from the city.

Any destination that introduced Rihanna to the world has to have something going for it, right? Never mind a big list of ‘things to do’ – if you’re lucky enough to find yourself in Barbados this Summer, sit on the gorgeous beaches in the sun and don’t move until it’s time for your flight!


The classic party destination is still on everyone’s list for somewhere to let go and have fun this Summer. Take your holiday a bit later this year and head to Ibiza in mid/late September for the closing parties. The end of the Summer is Ibiza’s busiest period with everyone anxious to see the Summer out in style.


Splashed out in the Summer sales and not left much for an all inclusive break in Paradise? Don’t panic, the stay-cation is the next best thing! This year people from all over the world are heading for Glasgow to enjoy the Commonwealth games – follow suit and take in some of the city’s unique culture. Irn Bru and deep fried mars bars? Why not – you’re on holiday!

No matter where you end up this year – make sure you stock up on getaway essentials in our Summer shop. Check out everything from swim shorts to sunglasses for the boys and summer dresses to bikini’s for the girls.