With summer finally here, many of us will be about where to go on holiday. You will likely consider many different factors when choosing where to go, but have you thought about making bingo a part of your trip? For those who love bingo games, we’ve picked five destinations where your love for the game can be combined with an unforgettable summer trip.
If you are in the UK and are unable to travel abroad, then why not consider Blackpool. It has been a popular holiday destination since Victorian times and is famous for the iconic Blackpool Tower and the Blackpool Pleasure Beach, a thrilling amusement park. As you stroll along the Golden Mile, you can take in the piers, arcades, the famous Blackpool Illuminations light festival, and a number of shows.
As for bingo, there are plenty of options. There is a Mecca Bingo Hall as well as the Club 3000 Bingo. Open every day, they will give you plenty of chances to enjoy a game or two while on holiday. While Blackpool may not sound like the most exotic of destinations, it certainly has more than enough to offer bingo lovers on holiday.
Those seeking to cross the Atlantic should definitely be considering Daytona Beach in Florida. Best known by motor sports enthusiasts, it is known for the famous Daytona 500 race. However, there is far more to Daytona Beach than fast cars. The coastline is perfect for those who want to enjoy a beautiful beach holiday. The Daytona Beach Boardwalk and Pier is the entertainment centre of the city, hosting free concerts, fireworks, and other events throughout the summer. The Daytona Lagoon, a water and fun park, is another must-visit destination, especially for families.
Beachside bingo games are popular, with locals and tourists alike. The Daytona Beach Kennel Club and Poker Room, although more known for greyhound racing and poker, also hosts regular bingo games. If you like the idea of playing bingo while watching the sunset, then Daytona Beach should certainly be on your list.
Benidorm is a famous holiday destination, especially for those in the UK. This city, known for its skyscrapers and sunny beaches, and despite its modern skyline, Benidorm retains the charm of its roots as a fishing village. Those looking to spend a day in the sun will love the Levante Beach and Poniente Beach. Visitors can enjoy stunning views from the Balcon del Mediterraneo while thrill seekers can visit the Terra Mitica amusement park.
Best of all, bingo is hugely popular in Spain and Benidorm is home to several bingo halls. Most are located in the old town and they regular draw in crowds of both locals and tourists. Furthermore, you will often find bars hosting unofficial games of bingo, which are hugely enjoyable. One of the most popular venues is Bingo Plaza. It can hold up to 600 people and is well known for its reasonably priced food and drink.
Canada is a vast country with much to offer. However, if you are looking for a blend of the old and new, then Montreal a wonderful place to visit. It is home to historical sites, such as Old Montreal together with attractions such as the Montreal Science Centre. During the summer months, visitors can enjoy the Montreal Jazz Festival and the Just For Laughs comedy festival.
The city also has a thriving bingo scene. Often there are events that combine bingo with other forms of entertainment, such as music and comedy. Montreal’s Le Plateau-Mont-Royal neighbourhood is known for its trendy bingo venues, which are often packed with both locals and tourists. While there, you can also visit the Casino de Montreal, which occasionally hosts themed bingo events.
Finally, why not head to Sydney, best known for the Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. There is plenty to keep everyone happy, from Bondi Beach to the Sydney Harbour National Park, which offers beautiful views of the city and the surrounding nature.
Australians are well known for their love of gambling and this includes bingo. There are numerous Venues that host bingo nights. For example, The Star Sydney is known for high-stakes bingo games, while pubs such as the Dove & Olive and Coogee Bay Hotel host weekly bingo nights that are known for their relaxed, enjoyable atmosphere.
Travel is always fun, no matter where you go, and bingo can only enhance this. Furthermore, whether you choose to remain in the UK or jet off to an exotic location, you can always carry a mobile bingo with you. Better yet, bingo is a great way to meet locals and form new friends while travelling, which can turn a great holiday into one that you will never forget.