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Here at James we love to talk about the exciting things that are happening in and around our business. From trends, customer opinions or something fabulous happening in our destinations, here is where you’ll read all about it.

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A New Look for James Villa Holidays

A New Look for James Villa Holidays

The UK’s leading villa specialist unveils brand new logo, website, and additional Villa categories

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James Villas to work with British Airways Holidays

James Villas to work with British Airways Holidays

Almost 600 villas across Europe are being made available through the airline’s website. Destinations on offer from Heathrow and Gatwick include Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain and Turkey. Partnering with BA will make it even easier for customers to find their perfect villa holiday.

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The James Villa Holiday Cycling Guide to top destinations

The James Villa Holiday Cycling Guide to top destinations

James Villas have released their first ever Cycling Guides, covering 15 different routes across 5 top destinations: Algarve, Cyprus, Mallorca, Menorca and Lanzarote. With so many holidaymakers taking to their bikes whilst abroad, the James Villas Holiday Cycling Guides are a great tool for exploring key destinations!

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James Villa Holidays releases new guide to Florida 2016

James Villa Holidays releases new guide to Florida 2016

James Villas have released a fantastic new holiday guide for Florida 2016. The handpicked selection of places to stay and visit featured in the guide are based on results from a survey about James Villas trends and customer needs, so it’s a great roundup of a Florida 2016 holiday wish list.

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The perfect barbeque costs much less than you would expect

The perfect barbeque costs much less than you would expect

One of the most anticipated parts of a self-catering villa holiday is a barbeque outside by the pool. At James Villas we have put the cost of the perfect family barbeque for four to the test, comparing ingredients from the UK against one of Europe’s cheapest beach resorts, the Algarve.

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James Villa Holidays in the News

Airports? Who needs 'em! Forget delayed flights and crowded departure lounges — here are ten of the best holidays with absolutely no flying at all

Airports? Who needs 'em! Forget delayed flights and crowded departure lounges — here are ten of the best holidays with absolutely no flying at all

James Villa Holidays featured in the Daily Mail online travel section with an article looking at ten of the best holidays that do not involve flying.

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How to choose the perfect holiday villa

How to choose the perfect holiday villa

James Villa Holidays appeared online in an article on Granset looking at how to choose a perfect villa holiday.

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Find Spain's best villa retreats for every occasion

Find Spain's best villa retreats for every occasion

James Villa Holidays appeared online in the Daily Express travel section in an article looking at Spain's best villa retreats.

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Put a spring in your step with family Easter break

Put a spring in your step with family Easter break

James Villa Holidays featured online in the Scottish Sun's travel section, with an article looking at top Easter breaks.

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10 of the best beaches in Europe for families

10 of the best beaches in Europe for families

James Villa Holidays featured online in the Guardian travel section, with an article looking at 10 of the best beaches in Europe for families.

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Villa holiday in the South of France in summer: One budget, one luxury and one family

Villa holiday in the South of France in summer: One budget, one luxury and one family

James Villa Holidays appeared online in the Independent travel section, with an article comparing villas for all budgets.

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Europe's 10 best seaside villas for 2016

Europe's 10 best seaside villas for 2016

James Villa Holidays appeared online in the Telegraph travel section, with an article detailing 10 of the best seaside villas for 2016.

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James Villas founder talks to the KM about 30 year success

James Villas founder talks to the KM about 30 year success

James Needham started Maidstone based James Villas Holidays in 1985. He told the Kent Messenger: "There is nothing better than selling somebody a good holiday, and in that process, making sure everybody gets something out of it - customers are happy, staff are happy and owners are happy”.

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Daily Mail writer falls in love with Cyprus and James Villas

Daily Mail writer falls in love with Cyprus and James Villas

Catherine Eade took her teenagers and mother to Coral Bay in Cyprus on a James Villa holiday, falling in love with the destination and villa life. Staying in Coralia Dream with a private pool, the family used their villa as a base to hire bikes, see the Troodos Mountains and explore ancient sites.

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Travel Blogger inspired by James Villa Cycling Guide

Travel Blogger inspired by James Villa Cycling Guide

Travel enthusiast Emily Luxton’s love for cycling has been rekindled by the James Villa Cycling Guide for the Algarve. Our tips brought back fond memories for Emily of bike holidays with her family, and she is now planning a cycling trip to Portugal. You can read all of our cycling guides here!

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The NY Times on European villas that don’t break the bank

The NY Times on European villas that don’t break the bank

New York Times writer Stephanie Rosenbloom explores the misconception that villa holidays are more expensive than hotel breaks. Stephanie discovered that private paths to beaches, infinity pools to yourself, and panoramic vistas aren’t as out of reach as you might think with James Villas!

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Celebrity Chef Jo Pratt creates destination inspired dishes

Celebrity Chef Jo Pratt creates destination inspired dishes

Chef Jo Pratt took a James Villa holiday to the Algarve and showed us how to use local produce to make delicious dishes. Jo’s tips explore how to make tasty meals and enjoy local specialities, without spending all of your holiday in the kitchen, through her quick and easy recipes.

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From amazing holiday ideas to expert travel tips, discover what James has to say to inspire your next holiday. We take pride in giving you impartial opinions about what to do and where to go with our fantastic host of guest bloggers. Fancy a new holiday read? We have that sewn up too!

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