How to bag yourself a summer holiday for under £300

Planning to get away this summer but don’t want your trip to cost an arm and a leg?

We’ve pulled together some tips to help you treat yourself for less and a list of websites that sell holidays for under £300 – the saving you can make when you switch your gas and electricity to First Utility.

Shop around online

Compare holiday prices using websites such as Expedia and Travel Zoo, which allow you to compare flights, hotels and packages to find the cheapest deal in the quickest time.

Be flexible

Being flexible isn’t always easy if your holidays need to revolve around half term, but you can still be flexible where possible by avoiding flights across a weekend. Early morning flights are also usually cheaper.

Stay close to home

The weather may not be perfect but there are some beautiful places to visit on your doorstep. See The Telegraph’s guide to the best British weekend breaks or take a look at National Trust holidays.

Go last minute

If you’re flexible about where you want to go, you can save a fortune by booking your holiday just a week or two in advance. offer thousands of cheap package holidays to the Canary Islands, Majorca, Turkey, Florida and far away destinations for under £200.

Bargain holidays

Grab a bargain with a cancellation holiday and take a look around discount websites like All Destinations, Bargain Holiday Agents and Ice Lolly. You can enjoy a week on the French Riviera, Mallorca, the Algarve, Tenerife and many more by visiting Expedia holidays for under £300.

At First Utility, we put our energy into lowering gas and electricity prices so you can spend less on what you need and more on what you want – like a summer holiday to remember! Switch and save £300* by switching to First Utility today.

About First Utility

First Utility is the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent energy supplier. It supplies gas and electricity to more than 780,000 customers throughout the UK and is committed to helping them reduce their energy bills by offering cheaper gas and electricity tariffs, helping customers use less energy through the use of innovative technology and campaigning for industry change. First Utility also donates 1% of its profits each year to the First Utility Foundation, an independent charitable organisation with a goal to improve the lives of vulnerable families and individuals across the UK





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