Package Holiday | The Great Costa Getaway | Spanish Sun

Package Holiday | The Great Costa Getaway | Spanish Sun

European travel had been a pastime for the well-heeled, but in the 1970s the package holiday opened Europe to all for a week in the Spanish Sun.

Of course, there was a fair bit of social snobbery in all this. Until the 70s, Europe had been a playground for the tiny elite of the rich and well-connected. But this new British tourist was less David Niven, and more David Essex.

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