Planning your villa holiday

The following sites provide information that will help you plan your villa holiday, including weather guides, flights, visa and passport advice and currency conversion.

Resources to help you plan your villa holiday

Weather – for world-wide weather forecasts – the universal currency converter

Foreign & Commonwealth Office – includes a list of countries to avoid and there's a further list of those where you need to be vigilant, particularly in public areas. The site also advises what to do if things go wrong while you're abroad

United Kingdom Passport Service – providing information and online facilities for all aspects of application, renewal and amendment of passports for British nationals resident in the UK

Fit For Travel – a public access website provided by the Scottish NHS, providing travel health information for people travelling from the UK

World Travel Guide –  A guide to top destinations worldwide

World Maps –  A guide to free maps.

JS Insurance – Travel Insurance UK, Cheap Holiday Insurance, Backpackers Insurance and Annual Travel Insurance for UK and EU Residents


Flights from the UK

For flights to your villa holiday destination try our special flights section.

UK airport transfers – getting to the airport

Once you've booked the flight to your villa holiday destination you'll need to decide how you are going to get to the airport. Remember that it's sometimes just as cheap for a family or group to use an airport transfer service than use the car and pay petrol and parking charges.

Airport transfers – covering Liverpool and Manchester airport, provide a luxurious chauffeur driven airport transfer service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

British Airport Cars – airport and seaport transfers from UK airports and seaports and can also meet you at Eurostar and railway stations

Clarkson of Scotland – 24 hour airport transfer service at Edinburgh, Glasgow and Prestwick airports


UK airport hotels

Take the relaxed option and book a UK airport hotel for the night before you fly to on villa holiday, some even include parking for the duration of your holiday.

Airport hotels

Airport Hotel Shop – Airport hotel comparison for all the major UK airports including Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester, Glasgow and Birmingham

B2C Worldwide Hotels – Heathrow – a guide to hotels around Heathrow Airport


Airport parking across the UK

Parking at your UK departure airport, parking is provided by most airports themselves but independent secure car parking services can be very competitively priced and are worth investigating as well.

UK airports

Gatwick Parking – Gatwick parking offers choice of car parks

Glasgow Airport Parking – secure parking at Glasgow Airport

Flypark – save on airport parking in the UK, get a quote and see the savings online

Heathrow Parking – large independent directory of car parks for Heathrow Airport

Airport Parking Shop – comparing airport parking charges across five of the biggest UK parking brokers


Cross channel ferry and Eurotunnel

The following sites will help you decide on which is the best route to take across the channel and select from ferries, Eurotunnel or the Seacat service.


Eurotunnel – the official Eurotunnel website, allowing you to book a crossing on-line


Route planning – Europe

If you've decide to drive to your villa holiday then planning the route in advance will make the journey much easier; useful for planning a route to your UK departure airport as well.

Route planning maps

Mappy – a multimedia service covering the whole of Europe offering route planning, maps and tourist and practical information – particularly good for France

Green Flag Motoring Assistance – route planner – fast, easy-to-use resource to help you plan a route within the UK or in Europe


These resources are provided in good faith as an additional service for our visitors. Villaseek holds no responsibility for the content of external websites linked to from the Villaseek site.