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With UK travel restrictions now lifted, we are all craving a holiday. You can use this site to find the best places to go, and the best companies to book with. It’s packed with ideas and recommendations from our team of award-winning travel journalists.

We have guides updated for 2022 to Spain, Greece, France, Italy, Turkey, Portugal and the UK.

If you’re chasing the sun, find out where’s hot in January, FebruaryMarch, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December.

For winter and spring sunshine, see the best places to visit in the Canary Islands, the Greek islands, Spain, Madeira and the Caribbean. Or check out the hottest short-haul destinations in February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December.

Our recommendations include the best holidays for teenagers, toddlers, babies and grandparents. We’ve got suggestions for young couples and older couples, where to get engaged and exciting ways to celebrate an anniversary or a birthday, whether it’s a 21st, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th or 70th.

Tricky stage of life? You’ll find tips on where to holiday when pregnant or after a divorce.

Looking for a bargain? You can save up to 40% with my round-up of the best holiday deals sent free to your inbox. Sign up here. Or do our fun quiz to get personalised ideas.

Jane Anderson, Honeymoon expert  – Mark Hodson, Editor

Before you book

Travel restrictions have been lifted by the UK, but some other countries still have measures in place. Check the latest government travel advice.