Yet to book your trip? Help is here with our edit of the best last-minute holiday sites.

It’s a busy old life we lead, and some of us aren’t much cop at planning ahead. If you’ve got glorious days of annual leave glaring out at you – and nothing booked for them – these last-minute sites should come to the rescue.

DESTINOLOGY


There’s a reason these guys were overall winners at the British Travel Awards last year: their brilliant team of luxury travel specialists creates over 1,000 dream holidays each month. Their last-minute deals section allows you to search for your perfect break by budget, destination, departure month and duration.

LASTMINUTE.COM


Each year, 10 million travellers put themselves in the hands of lastminute.com. The website’s mission is “to be the most relevant and inspiring travel company, committed to enriching the lives of travellers”. For two decades, they’ve been saving our skin when we’ve failed – yet again – to book our getaways in good time.

HOLIDAY PIRATES


Receive custom alerts via WhatsApp with this hyper-modern, rapidly growing online travel company. HolidayPirates is said to have “conquered the travel world” since its launch in Germany in 2011. Their “last minute” section currently has tens of thousands of appealing options.

SCOTT DUNN


This multi-award-winning, high-end tour operator inspires trust on every level. Their “late availability” listings are no less fabulous than their suggestions for 2019. The site’s photography is mouth-watering. They say: “Many of our guests come back to Scott Dunn year after year for all their holidays. It’s our service, our attention to detail and our vast and varied portfolio of properties and holiday experiences that sets us apart from the rest.” It’s not too late to give them a go.

VOYAGE PRIVE


This members-only website negotiates the best travel deals to bring a dazzling selection of holidays to their customers. Countryside retreats? Idyllic beaches? Stylish city breaks? It’s all there. Sign up for free today and check out the fantastic offers and inspirational ideas.

August 2018