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Choose a holiday destination carefully

Themes: Holidays

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**While coronavirus poses a risk to public health, our advice on travelling may be different to usual. Please visit the Government website for up-to-date information about travel restrictions and managing risk while travelling**

With cheap flights and accommodation, holidaying abroad is not just reserved for the elite as it was just a few generations ago.

But reducing your air miles and choosing a destination closer to the UK would slash your carbon footprint. Could you take a single trip for longer, rather than lots of weekend breaks? Cities like Amsterdam, Bruges, Bordeaux, Lyon, Strasbourg and Cologne can all be reached by rail in under six hours from London. Even French beach resorts such as Biarritz can be reached by train.

You could check to see if your destination ranks on the Green Destinations Top 100, too.

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Choose a holiday destination carefully

Themes: Holidays

Impact:
Effort:
Cost:
People walking to escalator leading down to train platform

Description

**While coronavirus poses a risk to public health, our advice on travelling may be different to usual. Please visit the Government website for up-to-date information about travel restrictions and managing risk while travelling**

With cheap flights and accommodation, holidaying abroad is not just reserved for the elite as it was just a few generations ago.

But reducing your air miles and choosing a destination closer to the UK would slash your carbon footprint. Could you take a single trip for longer, rather than lots of weekend breaks? Cities like Amsterdam, Bruges, Bordeaux, Lyon, Strasbourg and Cologne can all be reached by rail in under six hours from London. Even French beach resorts such as Biarritz can be reached by train.

You could check to see if your destination ranks on the Green Destinations Top 100, too.

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