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Watch ITV shows abroad with ITV Essentials

Don’t you just hate missing your favourite TV shows when you go on holiday? Hopping on a plane the day after a cliffhanger on the cobbles can leave you with serious withdrawal symptoms. Thankfully, with ITV Essentials soap fans won’t miss out this summer.

ITV Essentials is a telly-addict’s heaven, giving you easy access to your weekly soap fix, while abroad in countries including Greece, Spain and Portugal. Stream shows such as The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE), Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Loose Women and Jeremy Kyle while you sip Sangria by the pool. New programmes are due to be added in the coming months so keep checking the ITV Essentials website for updates.

Click it and watch it

So what is ITV Essentials? It is a simple and portable way of watching your much-loved shows by the hotel pool or bar. Sounds amazing, right? Watch your favourite characters over the internet on your laptop or PC, or download the app from the Apple Store to watch on your iPad or iPhone.

The subscription is downloaded through Wi-Fi but will soon be available on 3G and 4G for those on-the-go people who prefer using their smart phones abroad.

Costing the price of a cocktail, ITV Essentials won’t break the bank at just €5.49 for a 30-day holiday pass. Although the price is in euros, if you’re buying from the UK the euros will automatically be converted into sterling.

Get half price ITV Essentials*

There are two types of ITV Essentials subscriptions on offer. The first is the Holiday Pass which is valid for 30 days, ideal for people travelling for a couple of weeks of sun. The second is the Living Abroad ongoing subscription, designed for those who have relocated to another European country and want to stay connected with the latest episodes of their favourite ITV shows.

For a limited time only Holiday Hypermarket customers can get a 50% discount on the 30-day ITV Essentials Holiday Pass. Simply use the exclusive code ITVHH25 to get ITV Essentials for just €2.75*


If you’re worried about keeping up-to-date with the latest love affair or pub brawl, ITV Essentials will make sure your most-watched soaps can be watched on the day they are broadcast in the UK, so you won’t feel left out. Packing for your holiday? If so, don’t leave this off your holiday to-do list. What’s your favourite ITV show? Tell us in the comments below

*Offer valid from 7th July 2014 to 31st October 2014. For full terms and conditions on the ITV Essentials 50% off a 30-day pass (“Holiday Pass”), click here.