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Read more: ​Stay safe, and dream of travel

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Hi Pirates, We know you’ll be receiving a lot of these messages right now, but here’s a quick update on how we’ll be responding to coronavirus at HolidayPirates. We, like you, love to travel and explore the world, but now we’re staying at home until this situation gets better - hopefully you can do the…

Read more: Five cool castles you can actually stay in!

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We’d all like to experience the royal treatment while on holiday, but what if you could actually live like a royal? Here are the top 5 castles where you can spend the night on your next holiday: 1. Ashford Castle — County Mayo, Ireland Ireland is well-known for the stunning castles that dot the countryside,…

Read more: Supermarket opening times are changing: Special shopping times for the elderly and key workers

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We've all seen the photos online of people arguing over the last pack of pasta or elderly folk wandering through shelves stripped bare. Therefore a number of big name stores are, from this weekend, changing their opening hours and implementing special shopping hours for those in need. Tesco: Special opening hours: Sunday 9am - 10am…

Read more: Stop Farting Around: Visit The Anus House!

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Ahoy pirates! We'd like to introduce you to a very special piece of artwork we've recently gotten wind of... Hidden in the bowels of the internet, the 'CasAnus' is a unique piece of modern art located in Belgium - the homeland of surrealism. The construction is part of the Verbeke Foundation, a museum home to…

Read more: Disneyland and Coronavirus: What's happening?

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Another day another injection of Coronavirus precautions, this time from our friends at Disney. From this weekend, Disney are closing their parks worldwide. Here is all the info you need to know about your upcoming Easter holiday. Paris: Closed from March 12th until the end of the month. California: Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure…

Read more: Coronavirus: How your travel could be affected

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Coronavirus is a flu type virus that is spreading over the world and if you're an avid traveller you might be concerned about how your future travel plans might be affected. Travel protection: ATOL ATOL protection covers you only if the airline cancels your flight altogether. Travel protection: Insurance Insurance policies vary greatly and depending…

Read more: Turkey holidays are now even cheaper! Turkish authorities scrap tourist visa fees for UK passport holders

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it. It's time for a Pirate travel news update! Today it has been announced by the Turkish authorities that as of March 2nd 2020 UK passport holders (as well Austrian, Belgian, the Netherlands, Spanish & Polish nationals) will be exempt from paying the tourist visa - currently costing around £27…

Read more: Spend the night in an Italian B&B FOR FREE!

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Looking for an excuse to book that last minute weekend break? Italy’s 14th “B&B Day” is happening in just a few weeks. With this promotion, you can book a night at participating bed & breakfasts in Italy and get a second night absolutely free! via GIPHY This year’s B&B Day falls on Saturday, March 7th.…

Read more: The 10 best cities to visit in 2020

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Looking for the perfect city break in 2020? Lonely Planet has released their top 10 cities to visit in the coming year. From street art in India to historical anniversaries in the US, here’s all their picks for the best city break experiences this year. 1. Salzburg, Austria Setting of the classic Sound of Music,…