Festive Holidays in:
UK
Italy
France
Austria
Germany
Spain
2013
Christmas
& New Year
UK & European Holidays
by Air, Coach ...
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2013
Christmas
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CONteNts
Contents
Introduction
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– by Air, Coach or River Cruise!
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Beautiful Lake Constan...
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Benalmádena, Costa Del Sol
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Lloret De Mar, Costa Brava
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Elizabeth Castle, St Helier
La Corbière Lighthouse
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Highland Stag
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Newmarket holidays - Wonderful destinations at home and abroad
Newmarket holidays - Wonderful destinations at home and abroad
Newmarket holidays - Wonderful destinations at home and abroad
Newmarket holidays - Wonderful destinations at home and abroad
Newmarket holidays - Wonderful destinations at home and abroad
Newmarket holidays - Wonderful destinations at home and abroad
Newmarket holidays - Wonderful destinations at home and abroad
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  1. 1. Festive Holidays in: UK Italy France Austria Germany Spain 2013 Christmas & New Year UK & European Holidays by Air, Coach or River Cruise Crafted with Care UK & European Holidays by Air, Coach or River Cruise UK & European Holidays by Air, Coach or River Cruise
  2. 2. Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help!2 WeLCOMe 2013 Christmas & New Year Join us for a celebration to remember, choosing from our largest-ever selection of tremendous value, fun-packed Festive Season holidays to a host of wonderful destinations at home and abroad. Leave all the arrangements – and the washing- up – to a company that’s been arranging memorable holidays for over 30 years, and simply sit back and enjoy a well-deserved break at the end of the year! Our winter-warming Christmas holidays, by air or by coach, offer all you could wish for, including accommodation in welcoming hotels, special festive meals and entertainment, and the chance to join included or optional excursions in the company of our friendly Tour Managers, who will go out of their way to ensure you have a memorable time. Our great value New Year breaks give you the chance to enjoy the occasion with a loved one, family or friends in locations famous for their spectacular celebrations. Whether it’s Christmas in a picture-postcard perfect winter-wonderland or the warmer climes of Spain, or London or Paris to ring in the New Year, there’s sure to be a break that’s right for you! Step into the Festive Season by booking your places soon. We look forward to the pleasure of your company! Simon Hibbs – Managing Director Join our Facebook Group Christmas or New Year – by coach, air or river cruise Choose a festive celebration that includes air travel from a choice of over 20 UK regional airports, flying to your chosen destination to join your Tour Manager and board your touring coach, or journeys by comfortable coach from your chosen local pick-up point. We’ve also included the chance to join ever-popular River Cruise ship MS Olympia as she celebrates the festive season on the beautiful River Rhine. The choices – and the pleasure – are all yours! Newmarket Festive breaks include: • Christmas or New Year celebrations • Guided sightseeing • Carefully selected accommodation • The services of a friendly tour manager • The opportunity to join great- value optional excursions • Travel and transfers “Thank you for making our New Year Celebrations so memorable... ”Mrs. Halliwell, Basingstoke
  3. 3. Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! 3 CONteNts Contents Introduction Our wonderful festive holidays Christmas Breaks by Air Beautiful Lake Constance 8 Austrian Tyrol Christmas 9 The South of France 10 Christmas in Lake Garda 11 Christmas on the Costa del Sol 12 Christmas in Spain 13 Christmas in Jersey 14 Christmas in the Highlands 15 Christmas Breaks by Coach German Valley Christmas 16 Christmas in the Black Forest 17 Austrian Christmas Magic 18-19 Beautiful Lake Constance 20 Four-Star Fairy tale Germany 21 Christmas in Lake Garda 22 Christmas in Spain 23 The South of France 24 New Year Breaks by Coach New Year in Paris 25 New Year at Disneyland® Paris 26 New Year in London 27 4H New Year London Theatre 28-29 Dine & Dance New Year in London 30 Festive Rhine River Cruises Rhine Christmas Cruise 31 Rhine Betwixmas Cruise 32 New Year’s Celebration Cruise 33 MS Olympia Information 34-35 Air Departures & Prices Detailed pricing and flight times Coach Pick-up Points Find a convenient pick-up point near you PAGES 16-24 PAGES 31-35 PAGES 25-30 PAGES 36-37 PAGES 38-39 PAGES 8-15 PAGES 4-7 Newmarket – A Name You Can Trust These Christmas and New Year Breaks are arranged by a company who have been looking after happy customers for over 30 years, and who, in addition to the full financial security offered by our ABTA and ATOL bonds, provide round-the-clock operational support. You can rest assured that when you choose Newmarket Holidays, you are in very capable hands. Christmas on Lake Constance Stay close to Lake Constance’s German Riviera shore, with visits to Meersburg and ‘Flower Island’ Christmas on the Costa del sol Enjoy a winter-warming celebration to remember! rhine Cruise at Christmas Join MS Olympia for a fl oating celebration New Year in London See the capital’s incredible fi reworks spectacular! PAGE 27 PAGE 8 PAGE 22 PAGE 12 PAGE 25 PAGE 9 PAGE 31 Christmas in austria The original ‘Winter-Wonderland’ New Year in Paris Welcome in 2014 in the City of Festive Light! Lake Garda A perennial Christmas favourite
  4. 4. 4 Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! tHeNeWMarketDiFFereNCe Enjoy a very special Chris New Year in style with N Christmas Holidays Our air-inclusive Christmas holiday choices include destinations as far ranging as the Scottish Highlands and Spain’s famous Costa del Sol, and take in the delights of the sun- kissed island of Jersey and several exquisite ‘lakes and mountains’ locations, such as the Austrian Tyrol, where the warmest of welcomes contrasts with the stunning surrounding wintry landscapes. Four of our Christmas holidays – to the elegant French Riviera, ever-popular Lake Garda, Spain’s colourful Costa Brava and Germany’s beautiful Lake Constance – are available as air or coach-inclusive departures, and a further four holidays - to Austria’s ‘Sound of Music’ country, the German Valleys, the Black Forest and the fairy-tale Harz Mountains, include travel by comfortable coach direct from a local pick-up point. New Year Celebrations Choose between the colourful festivities in London – perhaps taking in a hit West End show or joining our very own party on the River Thames - or cross the Channel, joining the glittering celebrations in the French capital or at the colourful world of magic and wonder that is spectacular Disneyland® Paris. You’ll travel by coach and enjoy accommodation at a comfortable hotel on all these New Year breaks. Celebrate on MS Olympia Three wonderful Rhine cruises bring the opportunity to rest and relax, enjoy fine food and some wonderful sights as you board our exclusively chartered river cruise vessel – ever- popular MS Olympia. The following pages offer you a wonderful selection of holidays and breaks guaranteed to make your Festive Season this year live long in the memory. Join us for a very special Christmas away that will combine rest and relaxation in a carefully chosen hotel – or a warm and welcoming river cruise ship – with some fascinating sightseeing, or ring in 2014 in a choice of two great cities famed for their spectacular celebrations. Our widest-ever festive choice! “Thank you for making our New Year celebrations so memorable. ”Mrs Handforth, Norwich Menton, France Salzburg, Austria
  5. 5. 5Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! tHeNeWMarketDiFFereNCe tmas or celebrate the ewmarket Holidays! Friendly & Helpful Tour Managers All our breaks are made more enjoyable thanks to the work of the team of professional Tour Managers who accompany them, whether welcoming you aboard the coach at your local pick-up point, or waiting to meet and greet you upon your arrival at your destination. Always on hand to make sure that things run smoothly, to point out places of interest along the way and to answer any questions you may have, our Tour Managers, many of whom have worked for us for many years, really do help you make the very most of your time with us. Travelling in a Group? Our Christmas and New Year holidays are ideal for groups travelling together. Choose which holiday you’d like to go on and benefit from the same great value and service. And, if you’re travelling in a group of 10 or more people, you’ll be able to take advantage of our great benefits. To find out more, call our specialist Groups Team on 020 8335 4466 or email groups@grouptravelservice.co.uk Good quality hotels – hand-picked for you! Our Christmas holidays all feature accommodation at hotels where you can expect a warm welcome, some fine festive food and – where indicated - entertainment. Our team has gone out of their way to ensure that whether a family-run establishment or part of a larger chain, your hotel will provide all that you’d expect at this very special time of year, combining the best of local traditions and meals suited to British tastes – for example, you can look forward to a special Christmas lunch or dinner wherever you choose to join us. Each of the hotels used on the New Year programme will provide a comfortable bed for the night at the end of the revelries. “Thank you for a wonderful Christmas! The hotel, food and excursions were excellent. ”Mr and Mrs King, London Quality Hotel Menton Méditerranée London
  6. 6. 6 tHeNeWMarketDiFFereNCe Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! Christmas & New Year Holidays – We offer a choice of different ways of enjoying this very special time of year, with Christmas holidays by coach and air, and some wonderful coach-inclusive New Year breaks! Christmas Holidays by Air Join us in a choice of eight wonderful destinations - the glorious Scottish Highlands, the sun-kissed island of Jersey, the winter- warming climes of Spain’s Costa Brava or Costa del Sol, the elegant surroundings of the French Riviera, ever-popular Lake Garda, Lake Constance’s famous ‘German Riviera’ or the winter-wonderland of the Austrian Tyrol. Fly from an airport near you Our customers appreciate having a choice of airports from which to fly. After all, the less time you spend getting to and from the airport — the more holiday time you have to enjoy! That’s why we offer you a choice of 20 airports around the UK, so that you can often fly to your Newmarket holiday from your nearest local airport. When you select a holiday from this brochure, simply check the information panel on each page to see where you can fly from before you book. If you require further advice or assistance, please call to speak to one of our friendly Travel Consultants — they’ll be pleased to help you! Call 0843 316 1122 All air holidays include: • return flights from a wide choice of airports • airport-to-hotel transfers by coach • The services of a knowledgeable Tour Manager • Carefully selected hotel accommodation • guided sightseeing tours • a programme of festive meals and entertainment • In addition, on every break there are opportunities to join great-value optional excursions in the company of our Tour Manager v Manchester v EdinburghvGlasgow vNewcastle vLiverpool vLeeds/Bradford v East Midlands vStanstedvLuton vHeathrow v Southend vBristol v Southampton vBelfast vBirmingham v Norwich v London City vGatwick vCardiff vExeter We fly from 20UK airports! “My partner and I had a lovely time and we would certainly go on another tour with your company. ”Mrs Sutton, East Morton “Our Tour Manager went out of her way... she was with us every step of the way. ”Mr Hill, London Moselle Valley, Germany
  7. 7. 7 tHeNeWMarketDiFFereNCe Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! – by Air, Coach or River Cruise! Christmas and New Year by Coach Our tremendous value coach-inclusive Christmas holidays and New Year celebration breaks offer you the opportunity to sit back and relax as you journey from a local pick-up point to your chosen destination by comfortable coach. At Christmas you’ll make your way across the Channel and journey on to some wonderful places, to celebrate the season in a welcoming hotel and enjoy a full programme of included and optional tours conducted by our Tour Manager. Choose from a trio of holidays in fairy-tale Germany, another in Austria’s beautiful Salzburg and Salzkammergut region, or a stay on the shores of Lake Garda, the French Riviera or Spain’s Costa Brava. Or ring in 2014 in London, Paris or colourful Disneyland® Paris. All coach breaks include: • return travel from a wide selection of convenient, local pick-up points in modern comfortable coaches • The services of a friendly, professional Tour Manager* • Seasonal Celebrations as detailed • Carefully selected, good quality hotels • Interesting and well-planned itineraries and excursions *On the New Year Tour in Disneyland® Paris break you’ll meet your Tour Manager upon arrival at the resort. Festive Cruises on the Rhine For the ultimate Christmastime treat, celebrate the season with a relaxing holiday that combines the festive atmosphere of some of the fairy-tale villages and historic towns that line the mighty River Rhine, with the warm and welcoming ambience of our exclusively chartered river-cruise vessel MS Olympia. Travel by coach or fly out to join the cruise in delightful Boppard, and sail in comfort through the UNESCO-listed Rhine gorge to famous Rüdesheim, with its celebrated weinstübe-lined main street, the Drosselgasse. You’ll also visit historic Koblenz, beneath the Ehrenbreitstein castle, and enjoy all the warm conviviality and full-board accommodation of Olympia through your stay. Choose our ‘Christmas’, ‘Betwixtmas’ or ‘New Year Celebration’ sailing. MS Olympia Delightful Olympia, with her welcoming captain and crew, comfortable cabins, restaurant and lounge – where you can enjoy nightly entertainment from the on-board pianist – will be a perfect choice to celebrate this special time of year. Our river cruises include:. • Full-board, including breakfast, lunch and dinner, afternoon tea, cake and evening snacks • Festive meals and celebrations • on-board English commentary • on-board evening entertainment • The services of a Newmarket Cruise Manager • a cruise through the beautiful rhine gorge, beneath the Lorelei “All in all a very pleasant New Year’s trip and we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend to others – keep up the good work. ” Mr Tickle, Surrey Cologne, Germany
  8. 8. 8 CHristMasbreaksbYair Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! Five days from £739per person Beautiful Lake Constance Festive Southern German Charm bEauTIFuL LaKE CoNSTaNCE available: 23 december 2013 The price includes: • Visits to Mainau & Lindau islands • Glühwein and Gingerbread on Christmas Eve • Christmas day Two-course lunch and Five-course dinner with half-bottle of wine per person • Welcome Drink • Three nights’ half-board and one night full board accommodation • Return flights to Zurich • One suitcase allowance per person • Return airport to hotel transfers • The services of a Tour Manager Flying from an airport near you! This holiday is available from the following airports: v Edinburgh from £829 v London gatwick from £739 v London Heathrow from £789 v Luton from £739 v Manchester from £799 v Single supplement: £132 See pages 36 and 37 for detailed pricing and flight times optional Excursions: Trip to Switzerland/austria (Full day) – day Four £25.00 per person This wonderful Christmas break includes a four-night stay in a hotel close to Constance’s ‘german riviera’ shore, a programme of fascinating included visits and optional tours, and half-board accommodation with traditional festive meals. Known as ‘Bodensee’, the lake also borders both Switzerland and austria, which you’ll have the chance to visit during your stay. “People flock to the Lake Constance shores, year in, year out ”Angie McCallum, Product Manager You’ll fly direct to Zurich, and upon arrival will transfer to our hotel, close to Friedrichshafen, on the northern shore of ‘Bodensee’ and famous for its fascinating Zeppelin Museum. The festive programme will include traditional Glühwein and gingerbread on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day lunch and Dinner. During your stay, in the company of our friendly Tour Manager, you’ll discover the beautiful surroundings of the lake, with included visits to the delightful medieval town of Meersburg and the fascinating ‘Flower Island’ of Mainau, where there will be a chance to stroll through the wintry parkland and to take in the warmth of the island’s famous Butterfly House. You’ll also visit the fabled island-town of Lindau, idyllic gateway to Bavaria and neighbouring Austria. Here, the improbably beautiful Altstadt is one of southern Germany’s greatest treasures. A final optional excursion heads into Austria’s picture-postcard perfect Vorarlberg region, visiting lakeside Bregenz to take a cable-car to the heights above, and returning via the Swiss shore of Bodensee – a fitting end to your festive stay. Your Hotel 4# Hotel Föhr, Friedrichshafen A short distance from the town centre and some 200 metres from the lake-shore, this hotel combines modern convenience with warm and welcoming Southern German hospitality. Offering rooms with cable TV, minibar and telephone, the hotel also boasts a restaurant serving a mix of hearty local and international dishes. You’ll enjoy a welcome drink on arrival and special festive meals. Friedrichshafen, Lake Constance
  9. 9. 9 CHristMasbreaksbYair Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! six days from £749per person auSTrIaN TyroL CHrISTMaS available: 22 december 2013 The price includes: • Guided City Tour of Innsbruck and guided lantern walk • Visit to Seefeld on Christmas morning • Glühwein and Cookies on Christmas Eve • Special Festive menus on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day • Four-course farewell evening dinner with traditional live music • Welcome drink • Three nights’ half-board and one night full-board accommodation with tea and coffee • Return flights to Munich • One suitcase allowance per person • Return airport to hotel transfers • The services of a Tour Manager Flying from an airport near you! This holiday is available from the following airports: v birmingham from £779 v Edinburgh from £779 v London gatwick from £749 v London Heathrow from £779 v Manchester from £769 v Stansted from £749 v Single supplement: £80 See pages 36 and 37 for detailed pricing and flight times optional Excursions: Swarovski Crystal World (Half-day) – day Three £35.00 per person Kitzbühel & Sleigh ride (Full day) – day Five £49.00 per person “My partner and I had a lovely time and we would certainly go on another tour with your company. ”Mrs Sutton, East Morton Austrian Tyrol Christmas Picture-Postcard Festive Wonderland Your Hotel 3# Hotel Krone, oberperfuss This delightful hotel, owned and managed by the friendly Niederkircher Family, is set in the heart of a small village, and the perfect place for a memorable Christmas break. Cosy, traditionally furnished bedrooms feature TV, telephone and sitting area. In addition to a modern restaurant and bar, the hotel also boasts a two-lane bowling alley for the energetic. A small wellness area, complete with sauna and steam room, adds to the pleasure of your stay at this very special time of year. (extra charge – payable locally). Join us in the heart of austria’s famous winter-wonderland, to celebrate the season in a warm and welcoming hotel surrounded by a picture-postcard-perfect landscape of pretty towns and villages set beneath the snow-capped peaks. With an included visit to Imperial Innsbruck, and opportunities to join wonderful optional excursions, this will be a Christmas to remember! Our Tyrolean Christmas is based in the traditional village of Oberperfuss, set beneath the Rannger Köpfl mountains close to the regional capital and former Hapsburg city of Innsbruck. You’ll fly into Munich and make the scenic transfer to Oberperfuss by coach, enjoying a welcome drink upon arrival. Our included visit to Innsbruck not only brings the opportunity to discover and explore the beautiful city, with its famous Maria-Theresien- Strasse, the elegant main street, but also to look for unusual gifts and trinkets amongst the wooden stalls of the colourful Christmas Market, nestled beneath the famous copper- tiled ‘Golden Roof’. Be sure to stop for ‘coffee and cake’ at one of the countless cafés in the Altstadt, the magical heart of this sparkling Alpine jewel. During your stay you’ll enjoy a wonderful programme of Christmas activities at the hotel, including a guided festive ‘lantern’ walk in the company of your hosts, afternoon Glüwein and cookies, special festive meals and a farewell dinner with live music. You’ll also enjoy an included Christmas Morning visit to delightful Seefeld and have the chance to rest and relax or join our wonderful optional excursions. These include a visit to the fascinating Swarovski Crystal Worlds, an engaging celebration of the work of the famous jewellery company, and a journey through a scenic winter-wonderland close to the famous resort of Kitzbühel, in its breath- taking Alpine setting. Snow-capped Tyrol Innsbruck Christmas Market
  10. 10. 10 CHristMasbreaksbYair Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! Five days from £629per person The South of France Christmas on the Riviera THE SouTH oF FraNCE available: 23 december 2013 The price includes: • Visit to Cannes and Antibes on Christmas Eve • Visit to Nice on Christmas morning • Light entertainment on each evening • Special Christmas day meals with half bottle of wine per person, tea/coffee and a glass of champagne • Welcome drink • Three nights’ half-board and one night full board accommodation • Return flights to Nice • One suitcase allowance per person • Return airport to hotel transfers • The services of a Tour Manager Please note: Some meals will be buffet style Flying from an airport near you! This holiday is available from the following airports: v Liverpool from £649 v London gatwick from £629 v London Heathrow from £689 v Luton from £629 v Single supplement: £120 See pages 36 and 37 for detailed pricing and flight times optional Excursion: Monaco (Extended Half-day) – day Four £25.00 per person “The Christmas meal was excellent and the tours were very good. ”Mr Harris, London Your Hotel 3# Quality Hotel Méditerannée, Menton Located in the centre of delightful Menton, this modern hotel boasts Le 5 restaurant and a rooftop bar, as well as comfortable rooms with mini bar, satellite TV, safe and hair-dryer. A full programme of Christmas meals and entertainment will include a welcome drink upon arrival, a traditional four- course Turkey Dinner and light entertainment each evening. Join us for an unforgettable Christmas holiday on the glittering French riviera. Mild weather, all the pleasures of the Côte d’Azur, an exciting programme of included and optional excursions, and the warmest of welcomes at a hotel in Menton, one of the riviera’s most famous resorts, make this a not-to-be-missed festive break with a difference! Fly south to the warmer climes of the Mediterranean, and upon arrival, transfer to elegant Menton, beautifully set on the Baie du Soleil, and one of the most unspoiled of all the Côte D’Azur resorts. During your stay, you’ll have plenty of time to explore a place that enjoys a mild microclimate and which boasts a delightful vielle ville, or old town, and a famous Casino - the venue on Christmas evening for a celebration dance. In addition, the break includes a Christmas Eve visit to Cannes and Antibes, as well as a Christmas morning visit to Nice, its Promenade des Anglais sweeping round the curve of the ‘Bay of Angels’. Take in the stunning views from the Corniche roads high above the coast, discover breath-taking, hilltop Eze, jet-set enclave St Jean Cap Ferrat and quaint Villefranche, a working fishing port and favourite spot for pleasure-seekers. With special Christmas meals and entertainment at the hotel, as well as the chance of an optional excursion to take in the tiny Principality of Monaco, this will be a winter-warming holiday to remember. Festive decorations, Nice Christmas Market, Nice
  11. 11. 11 CHristMasbreaksbYair Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! six days from £619per person CHrISTMaS IN LaKE garda available: 22 december 2013 The price includes: • A gift from Santa Claus and entertainment on Christmas Day • Christmas Day Dinner • Five nights’ half-board accommodation at your chosen hotel • Return flights to Italy • One suitcase allowance per person • Return airport to hotel transfers • The services of a Tour Manager Flying from an airport near you! This holiday is available from the following airports: v birmingham from £689 v bristol from £669 v Edinburgh from £689 v London gatwick from £639 v Luton from £619 v Manchester from £689 v Single supplement: From £70 See pages 36 and 37 for detailed pricing and flight times optional Excursions: Trento Christmas Markets (Full day) – day Two £36.00 per person verona (Half-day) – day Three £36.00 per person venice (Full day) – day Five £65.00 per person Join us for an unforgettable festive-tide holiday on the picturesque shores of Italy’s largest and most spectacular lake. The emphasis is firmly on rest and relaxation, combined with a little exploration of a place that has drawn visitors to its beautiful shores and surrounding region for the last hundred years. Based in a comfortable hotel in one of the lake’s most elegant resorts, you’ll enjoy half- board accommodation, including a light turkey lunch and four-course celebration dinner on Christmas Day, following a morning visit from Santa with a small gift for everyone. Riva, at Garda’s northwestern tip, has been hugely popular with our customers for many years. Pastel-painted buildings surround the historic centre, and the resort boasts a palm- fringed promenade – perfect for a stroll on fine days – and a good selection of shops, bars and cafés. On Christmas Day, you’ll get to know this beautiful part of Italy on our included guided Lake Tour and boat trip, accompanied by your Tour Manager who will bring to life not only the lakes various resorts, but also Italian Christmas customs and traditions. During your stay, there are also opportunities to join some wonderful optional excursions, taken in the company of our friendly, knowledgeable Tour Manager. These include the chance to discover and explore incomparable Venice, one of the world’s most beguiling and romantic cities, another to Romeo and Juliet’s exquisite Verona, with its majestic Roman amphitheatre, and to the Christmas Markets at delightful Trento, in the heart of the craggy Dolomite mountains. “The hotel was outstanding both in terms of friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. ”Mr and Mrs O’Leary, Llanymddyfri Christmas in Lake Garda Sparkling Italian Jewel Your Hotel Choices 3# Hotel Centrale, riva del garda Prices from £619 This friendly, family-run hotel is located in the very heart of the historical centre in front of the lake. Amenities include a restaurant, lift, bar and lounge. All twin rooms have private facilities, satellite TV, telephone and a hairdryer. 4# Hotel Savoy Palace, riva del garda Prices from £679 This extremely popular hotel enjoys a tranquil location, yet is close to the resort’s entertainment and amenities. You can expect a warm welcome from the hotel’s owners, the Tonelli family, who enjoy a superb reputation for excellent service and wonderful cuisine. The hotel offers a heated indoor swimming pool, restaurant, bar and lounge area and piano bar. The bedrooms have private facilities, satellite TV, safe, mini-bar and hairdryer. Sirmione Castle, Lake Garda Dolomite Mountains
  12. 12. Benalmádena, Costa Del Sol 12 CHristMasbreaksbYair Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! six days from £649per person Christmas on the Costa del Sol Festive Spanish Sunshine CHrISTMaS oN THE CoSTa dEL SoL available: 22 december 2013 The price includes: • Visit to Marbella and Puerto Banus • Christmas Day Dinner • Five nights’ half-board accommodation at your chosen hotel • Return flights to Malaga • One suitcase allowance per person • Return airport to hotel transfers • The services of a Tour Manager Flying from an airport near you! This holiday is available from the following airports: v belfast from £689 v bristol from £689 v glasgow from £729 v Leeds/bradford from £739 v London gatwick from £649 v Luton from £659 v Manchester from £739 v Southend from £649 v Single supplement: From £125 See pages 36 and 37 for detailed pricing and flight times optional Excursion: granada (Full day) – day Five £29.00 per person “Enjoy Christmas in the warmth of the ever-popular Costa del Sol with time for rest, exploration and celebration! ”Dean Stilwell, Product Manager Fly south to the warmth of Spain’s famous Costa del Sol on the sun-kissed Mediterranean, to celebrate the festive season in a comfortable hotel in one of the region’s favourite holiday hot-spots– the ever-popular resorts of Torremolinos or benalmádena. Enjoy some wonderful included excursions, and the hospitality of Spanish hosts. Your Hotel Choices 4# aparthotel vistamar, benalmádena Prices from £649 The Vistamar is located close to the beach, and is a short walk away from the Marina. There is a selection of shops, bars and restaurants nearby, and the local bus service operates into the resort centre. Facilities include a bar, restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, and mini-golf, while bedrooms have balcony, TV, shower and temperature control. The festive programme will include a Christmas day Gala lunch, and Christmas night meal with entertainment. 4# Hotel amaragua, La Carihuela, Torremolinos Prices from £755 Two kilometres from the resort centre and close to many amenities, the Amaragua overlooks the blue Mediterranean. Facilities include outdoor and indoor swimming pools, spa and sauna, restaurant and bar, and all rooms boast bath/shower, hairdryer, terrace, minibar, safe, air-conditioning, telephone, satellite TV, and Wi-Fi. The festive programme at this popular hotel will include a Christmas day Gala lunch, and Christmas night meal with entertainment. Famous as one of the ‘original’ Costa resorts, Torremolinos boasts a splendid square, a stylish promenade and several attractive parks in addition to its vast range of amenities. Restaurants, bars and shops abound, and the old fishing quarter – El Bajondillo – from which the resort grew, still offers a selection of traditional eateries. Ever-popular Benalmádena is famous for its award-winning beaches, sophisticated bars and restaurants, and its yacht marina, while its historic Pueblo (old town) of cobbled streets and traditional shops offers a taste of the real Spain. Whichever resort you chose, you are sure to have a wonderful Christmastime break. Enjoy the welcome of your Spanish hosts, and the chance to leave the overcoat behind and stroll along the resort’s seafront promenade in temperatures a few degrees warmer than at home! Relax in a bar or café, and enjoy our programme of exciting included and optional excursions. This great-value break includes half-board accommodation in your chosen hotel, and an excursion to the resort-town of Marbella and nearby glitzy Puerto Banus, where the stores will be open for last-minute present buying. On Christmas Eve get to know your resort with an included walking tour with your Tour Manager. The Boxing Day optional excursion explores breathtaking Granada, set at the foot of the snow-capped Sierra Nevada, and home of the awe-inspiring Alhambra, one of the world’s finest Moorish Palaces.
  13. 13. Lloret De Mar, Costa Brava 13 CHristMasbreaksbYair Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! Five days from £549per person CHrISTMaS IN SPaIN available: 23 december 2013 The price includes: • A full day visit to Barcelona • Wild Coast tour on Christmas Day • A four-course Christmas Day lunch with half a bottle of wine per person • Four nights’ dinner, bed and continental breakfast accommodation • Use of the leisure facilities at your hotel • Return flights to Barcelona • One suitcase allowance per person • Return airport to hotel transfers • The services of a Tour Manager Flying from an airport near you! This holiday is available from the following airports: v belfast from £569 v bristol from £569 v glasgow from £609 v Leeds/bradford from £599 v Liverpool from £589 v London gatwick from £549 v London Heathrow from £609 v Luton from £549 v Manchester from £609 v Newcastle from £609 v Southend from £549 v Single supplement: £120 See pages 36 and 37 for detailed pricing and flight times optional Excursion: Montserrat (Half-day) – day Four £29.00 per person Leave behind the cold and grey and spend the festive season on Spain’s beautiful Costa Brava, enjoying Christmas with all the trimmings in a super hotel - complete with excellent leisure facilities – as well as an included Christmas Eve visit to the extraordinary city of barcelona and a Christmas day tour of the dramatic ‘Wild Coast’. Fly south to enjoy four nights in the modern Caprici Verd Hotel in the resort of Santa Susanna, in the heart of a picturesque coastline of rocky coves, quaint fishing villages, golden beaches and attractive resorts, especially beautiful in the winter time, when the summer crowds have long gone. In addition to the hotel’s full programme of festive entertainment, which will include a welcome drink, a special Christmas Eve meal and a four-course Gala Dinner on Christmas Day, with wine and music, you’ll enjoy guided tours in the company of our friendly Tour Manager. Barcelona, proud Catalan capital, is one of Europe’s ‘must-see’ cities, with Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia, the Gothic Quarter, the renowned pedestrian street La Rambla, and 1992 Olympic Games sites amongst the highlights. Hunt for last-minute gifts in a famous shopping Mecca and learn the story of some truly bizarre Catalan Christmas traditions. With our included ‘wild coast’ excursion on Christmas Day and the chance to visit the fabled monastery at Montserrat on a Boxing Day optional excursion, this is a not-to-be- missed Christmas break! “We had a great time in Spain and the Tour Manager was great in every way. ”Ms Singleton, Lancashire Christmas in Spain Costa Brava & Barcelona Festivities Your Hotel 4# Hotel Caprici verd, Santa Susanna Situated on the seafront, just 100 metres from the beach and a short stroll from the town centre, this modern hotel boasts 266 guestrooms, each with air conditioning, satellite TV, hairdryer, heating, safe, mini bar and telephone. Leisure facilities include a gym, spa pool, sauna and both indoor and outdoor swimming pools. The restaurant serves a varied buffet breakfast and dinner, as well as the full programme of festive meals and entertainment. Monastery at Montserrat Las Ramblas, Barcelona
  14. 14. Elizabeth Castle, St Helier La Corbière Lighthouse 14 CHristMasbreaksbYair Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! Christmas in Jersey Festive cheer in the Channel Islands CHrISTMaS IN JErSEy available: 23 december 2013 The price includes: • Island Tour • Christmas Day Dinner • Entertainment programme at the hotel • Four nights’ full board accommodation at your chosen hotel • Return flights to Jersey • One suitcase allowance per person • Return airport to hotel transfers • The services of a Tour Manager Flying from an airport near you! This holiday is available from the following airports: v birmingham from £699 v East Midlands from £699 v Exeter from £689 v Liverpool from £699 v London gatwick from £649 v Manchester from £699 v Southampton from £689 v Southend from £669 v Single supplement: From £72 See pages 36 and 37 for detailed pricing and flight times optional Excursion: Mystery Tour (Half-day) – day Four £16.00 per person Join us for a seasonal celebration in the winter-warming, welcoming surroundings of Jersey’s charming capital St. Helier. With its maritime atmosphere, comfortable hotels and beautiful surrounding countryside, this is a perfect place for a Christmas break. Jersey is a wonderful choice for a holiday whatever the season, but especially so when – if you are lucky – the island is bathed in the sunshine for which it is well known. You can wrap up for a stroll and perhaps even venture onto the glorious sandy beaches to take in the sea air. Rest and relax at your chosen hotel, take a seat in a harbour-side bar or café to watch the world go by, or explore the shops and stores of St. Helier, which are a mix of High Street favourites and others unique to the island – all known for their VAT-free bargains, and dressed for the festive season. Our guided island tour will include the sweeping beaches, rugged cliffs and ancient lighthouses of the coast, and the pretty inland areas of the island. It’s just one of the highlights of what is sure to be a memorable festive break! Our exciting five-day Christmas Break includes full-board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) accommodation and an entertainment programme at your hotel. In addition to the Island Tour, which will take in some of Jersey’s stunning coast, there will be a chance to join a fascinating optional Mystery Tour which, in the company of a local expert, will bring alive some of the Island’s hidden treasures (all different from those which feature on our included tour). “We had a very enjoyable five days at The Monterey Hotel in St Helier over Christmas. Thank you for helping to make Christmas so memorable! ”Mr Phillips, Sheerness Your Hotel Choices 3# Monterey Hotel, St. Helier Prices from £649 Centrally located, this contemporary hotel offers a warm welcome, and facilities that include an indoor pool, gymnasium, sauna and steam room. There is a restaurant, bar and grill, and free WiFi. The bedrooms offer private facilities, a telephone, tea and coffee making facilities and a mini-bar. 4# Pomme d’or Hotel, St. Helier Prices from £759 One of Jersey’s most famous hotels, overlooking central Liberation Square and the marina, this hotel is well known for its bars and restaurants. All bedrooms offer private facilities, TV, WiFi, trouser press and ironing board, hairdryer, and tea and coffee making facilities. Five days from £649per person
  15. 15. Highland Stag 15 CHristMasbreaksbYair Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! Five days from £539per person CHrISTMaS IN THE HIgHLaNdS available: 23 december 2013 The price includes: • Visit to Inverness • Excursion to Loch Ness and the Drumnadrochit Exhibition Centre (entrance payable locally) • Half-day tour of the local area and a visit to the Speyside Heather Centre on Boxing Day • Guided orientation tour of Edinburgh (time-permitting) • Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings • Soup and sandwich lunch on Boxing Day • Four nights’ dinner, bed and Scottish breakfast accommodation • Entertainment in the hotel each evening • Return flights to Edinburgh • Coach travel throughout your time in Scotland • One suitcase allowance per person • The services of a Tour Manager Flying from an airport near you! This holiday is available from the following airports: v birmingham from £589 v bristol from £549 v Cardiff from £589 v London gatwick from £549 v Luton from £549 v Southampton from £589 v Stansted from £539 v Single supplement: £82 See pages 36 and 37 for detailed pricing and flight times “We felt the staff wanted us to enjoy our stay. The result: we did! ”Mrs Battle, West Midlands Christmas in the Highlands Spectacular Scottish Scenery Your Hotel Carrbridge Hotel, Carrbridge This family owned and managed hotel is situated in the small Highland village of Carrbridge. Originally established as an inn for weary travellers, the hotel dates back to 1803, but has been extended and refurbished over the years and now offers about 100 bedrooms. These vary in size, shape and outlook but all offer private facilities, direct dial telephone, TV and tea and coffee-making facilities. The Carrbridge looks after hundreds of Newmarket guests each year and we are delighted to be offering the chance to spend Christmas in this popular hotel. get away from it all this year and celebrate Christmas in the heart of the Scottish Highlands amid spectacular mountain and moorland scenery. With included sightseeing, entertainment, traditional Highland hospitality and the chance to relax and make friends, it promises to be a truly memorable yuletide break. You’ll be staying in the Highland village of Carrbridge, about six miles north of Aviemore. There are some lovely local walks through the ancient pine woods or along the river, and don’t miss the ancient packhorse bridge – the oldest stone bridge in the Highlands. The nearby Landmark Centre contains nature trails, forest walks and interactive exhibitions. On arrival at Edinburgh Airport, you’ll be met by your Tour Manager and board the coach for the journey north. The transfer time is about three hours. Sightseeing during the holiday includes a trip to Loch Ness and a visit to the award-winning Drumnadrochit Loch Ness Exhibition Centre (entrance payable locally), time to explore historic Inverness, with its imposing castle (not open to the public), pink sandstone cathedral and attractive city centre, and a short tour of Speyside on Boxing Day. There’s also the village treasure hunt to enjoy, quizzes and games at the hotel and entertainment each evening. On the final day, time-permitting, we’ll enjoy a short guided orientation tour of Edinburgh taking in some of the most famous sites, before transferring to the airport for the flight home. Accommodation is on a half-board basis, with a soup-and-sandwich lunch included on Boxing Day and a traditional Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings. Edinburgh
  16. 16. 16 CHristMasbreaksbYCOaCH Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! seven days from £449per person German Valley Christmas Festive Delights on the Rhine & Moselle gErMaN vaLLEy CHrISTMaS available: 22 december 2013 The price includes: • En-route stops in Ghent, Aachen and Bruges • Tour of Koblenz and Cochem on the Moselle • Tour of the Rhine • Special Christmas Day menu plus half bottle of wine per person • Two nights’ en-route accommodation in a comfortable hotel on a half-board basis in the Brussels area • Three nights’ half-board and one night full board accommodation in your chosen hotel (lunch & dinner on Christmas Day) • Welcome drink • Coach travel throughout • Return Channel crossing via ferry or Eurotunnel • The services of a Tour Manager Please note: There may be early closing on 24th December with most shops and restaurants closed on 25th December Please note: Some meals may be buffet in style Coach Prices & Pick-ups Find your coach pick-up area code for your local departure point on pages 38-39 2013 Price Coach departure per Pick-up dates person area(s) from 22 Dec £449 D, E, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R Single supplement: En-route accommodation & Hotel • Rheinlust £100 • Maritim £140 deposit: £30 optional Excursion: Cologne (Extended Half-day) – day Five £19.00 per person This wonderful Christmas holiday features five days of festive delights in the enchanting surroundings of germany’s rhine and Moselle valleys, a land of vine-clad hills, mid- stream ‘robber-baron’ toll-towers and pretty towns and villages that are all the more magical at Christmastime. you’ll also enjoy overnight stops and en-route visits to historic ghent, the cosmopolitan spa of aachen and beautiful bruges. In addition to half-board accommodation in a choice of hotels with full-board including lunch and dinner accompanied by local wine on Christmas Day, the holiday includes guided tours of the two river valleys, with visits to the delightful wine towns of the Rhine and to Moselle-side Cochem. Travelling by comfortable coach, you’ll break your outward journey with visits to Ghent, with its maze of cobbled streets and picturesque canals, and in Aachen, once the capital of the Holy Roman Empire. Choose to stay in the Rhine-side resort of Königswinter, in the shadow of the Siebengebirge, or ‘Seven Hills’, or in historic Boppard – the ‘Pearl of the Rhine’, with its beautiful historic quarter, sitting on a great horseshoe bend in the river. Enjoy a full programme of festive meals and entertainment, a Christmas Eve visit to historic Koblenz – with its colourful Christmas market – and pretty Cochem, and a Christmas morning scenic riverside drive. With an optional excursion to Rhineland capital Cologne, with its twin-towered Dom cathedral and its historic Altstadt, and an included visit to exquisite Bruges on the return journey, this will be a Christmas holiday to remember. Your Hotel Choices 3# rheinlust Hotel, boppard Prices from £449 Overlooking the riverside promenade in the heart of this famous and historic Rhine wine town, the Rheinlust will offer a traditional warm welcome and a programme of festive meals, with one night of music and dance. The hotel boasts a comfortable lounge, two restaurants overlooking the river, and a traditional Burg Keller. We offer simply furnished ensuite rooms with cable TV and telephone, which are situated in the adjacent guest-house. 4# Hotel Maritim, Königswinter Prices from £749 This fine hotel boasts comfortable, well-appointed rooms and excellent leisure facilities including an indoor pool, wellness centre and hair and beauty salon, as well as a riverside restaurant and a traditional ‘Beer and Wine’ stube. A full programme of festive meals and treats, such as a welcome drink, Stollen and coffee and a “burnt punch” on Christmas Eve, awaits you in this hotel, the grounds of which are transformed into a ‘winter-wonderland’ at Christmas time. Christmas Square, Moselle Valley, Cochem, Moselle Valley “This is the first time that we have taken a coach break and we were impressed! ”Mr Worthington, Kent
  17. 17. 17 CHristMasbreaksbYCOaCH Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! seven days from £549per person CHrISTMaS IN THE bLaCK ForEST available: 22 december 2013 The price includes: • Visit to Freiburg, Triberg and Strasbourg • Music and Dance on Christmas Day • Coffee and Cake on Boxing Day • Welcome drink • Two nights’ en-route accommodation in a comfortable hotel on a half-board basis in the Metz area of France • Three nights’ half-board and one night full board accommodation (lunch & dinner on Christmas Day) • Coach travel throughout • Return Channel crossing via ferry or Eurotunnel • The services of a Tour Manager Please note: on 25th December some shops/restaurants may not be open Coach Prices & Pick-ups Find your coach pick-up area code for your local departure point on pages 38-39 2013 Price Coach departure per Pick-up dates person area(s) from 22 Dec £549 B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R Single supplement: En-route accommodation & Hotel • Bären £100 • Schützen £140 deposit: £30 optional Excursion: obernai & Molsheim (Full day) – day Five £19 per person “We will definitely be using your services again when we book our next holiday. ”Mr and Mrs Garland, North Wales Christmas in the Black Forest A Festive Fairy-tale Land The scenic setting for the fairy tales of the brothers grimm, a rolling wooded landscape dotted with ancient villages of half-timbered houses, the black Forest provides the perfect backdrop for a wonderful Christmas break that also includes visits to picture-postcard Freiburg, cuckoo-clock-making centre Triberg, and an en-route stop in exquisite alsace capital Strasbourg – home to ‘Europe’s oldest Christmas Market’. Travelling by coach, you’ll break your journey with overnight stays in France, stopping en-route in Strasbourg, where the festive market is held in the shadow of the city’s magnificent cathedral, overlooking the ancient Petite France quarter of canals, covered bridges, cobbled streets and half-timbered buildings. You’ll then cross the Rhine and head into the scenic countryside of the ‘Schwarzwald’ and your chosen hotel. In addition to enjoying the festive atmosphere of the hotel and its beautiful surroundings, pay a Christmas Eve visit to Freiburg, the region’s lively capital, with its historic squares and great sandstone cathedral. Stroll through the delightful old town, with its medieval buildings and babbling Bächle – tiny rivulets that run alongside the cobbled streets – before you return to the hotel to begin your festive celebrations. On Christmas morning you’ll enjoy a scenic drive through the idyllic Black Forest countryside to the famous spa town of Triberg, famed for its wood-carving and its cuckoo-clocks, and set at the foot of Germany’s longest waterfalls. On Boxing Day, rest and relax, or join our optional excursion into Alsace, taking the pretty Route de Vin to the walled village of Obernai, with its picture-book houses. You’ll also visit elegant Molsheim, home to the famous Bugatti motor-car.Your Hotel Choices 3# Hotel bären, oberharmersbach Prices from £549 This traditional hotel has been run by the same family for over 200 years, and you are assured of a warm and friendly welcome, as well as comfortable accommodation in simply furnished rooms with private facilities. You’ll enjoy a welcome drink upon arrival and special Christmas Eve and Christmas Day menus with music and dancing on Christmas Day. 3# Hotel Schützen, unterharmersbach Prices from £549 A celebrated country guesthouse, the family owned Schützen, close to the charming former Imperial town of Zell am Unterharmersbach, was once a brewery, and offers a warm welcome and comfortable, simply furnished rooms with private facilities. The hotel will be an excellent base for your stay, during which you’ll enjoy a selection of special festive meals, served in the hotel’s cosy restaurant. Picture-Postcard Freiburg Place Kieber, Strasbourg
  18. 18. seven days from £559per person 18 CHristMasbreaksbYCOaCH Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! There’s nowhere quite like the alpine paradise of austria to add an extra special atmosphere to the Christmas season, with snow covered peaks, idyllic towns and villages dressed in their winter cloaks, and the Mozart’s ‘Sound of Music’ city of Salzburg – home to one of Europe’s most colourful Christmas Markets – an exquisite, twinkling delight. This truly wonderful Christmas holiday sees you travel to Austria by comfortable coach, breaking both journeys with overnight stays in the German Rhineland – another colourfully festive region – and spend four nights in one of a selection of hotels that will offer a traditional Austrian welcome and some memorable Christmas moments. In addition to the opportunity to rest and relax at your chosen hotel, our great value Christmas break includes two excursions, as this festive winter wonderland is brought to life by our Tour Manager. You’ll visit the exquisite city of Salzburg, enjoying a guided tour of this UNESCO-listed treasure-chest on the bank of the Salzach River. Stroll through the cobbled streets of the Altstadt, perhaps visit the Residenz where the young Mozart gave his first concert, and soak up the atmosphere of the Christkindlmarkt held in the shadow of the Hohensalzburg fortress and in front of the city’s ancient cathedral. With the aromas of gingerbread and Glühwein wafting through the air, and the colourful stalls laden with traditional goods, this is the perfect place to spend Christmas Eve, before you return to the hotel to begin your celebrations. On Christmas Day you’ll enjoy an unforgettable tour of the beautiful Salzkammergut lakes region – as picture- postcard-perfect a winter wonderland as you could expect to find. Highlights will include idyllic Mondsee, setting for the wedding scene in ‘The Sound of Music’, and the quaint lakeside towns of St Wolfgang – with its famous ‘White Horse Inn’ – and St Gilgen, once home to Mozart’s mother and sister. With a programme of activities at the hotel to enjoy (see ‘Hotel’ panel) and the opportunity to join an optional excursion on Boxing Day into Bavaria, to the shores of the fjord-like Königsee and the beautiful alpine resort of Berchtesgaden, this will be a Christmas to remember. Austrian Christmas Magic Salzburg and the Austrian Lakes St. Gilgen Mirabell Garden in Salzburg “My friend and I spent Christmas in Austria and really had a wonderful time. ”Mrs McHugh, Herts
  19. 19. 19 CHristMasbreaksbYCOaCH Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! “The holiday was made even more special by the quality of the Tour Manager. ”Miss Carnwood, Norwich Your Hotel Choices 3# Hotel Momentum anif Prices from £559 This totally renovated hotel is just ten minutes’ drive from Salzburg, close to the village of Anif. All the well appointed rooms offer views of the surrounding countryside, and in addition to a welcoming bar and restaurant, the hotel boasts a spa (extra charges – payable locally). The Christmas programme will include a welcome drink, Glühwein and cookies on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day Lunch and a four-course farewell dinner with 1/4 litre of wine per person. 3# Hotel Sonne Weyregg Prices from £569 Set on the beautiful shore of Lake Attersee, in the heart of the Salzkammerkut region, this traditional, family run ‘Gasthof’ will offer a warm welcome in typically Austrian surroundings. As well as being an ideal base for your stay, with traditionally furnished rooms equipped with TV and telephone, a restaurant and small wellness area, the hotel will offer a Christmas programme, which will include an evening of live folk music and special festive meals. 3# Strandhotel Weyregg Prices from £569 Also based on the wooded shore of Attersee, a favourite of famous artist Gustav Klimt, the Strandhotel is just 400 metres from the centre of the village of Weyregg, and will offer guests a warm welcome, rooms featuring cable TV, telephone and free internet connection on request, and hearty meals – including Christmas Day lunch - served in the traditional restaurant. You will also enjoy a welcome drink with your hosts on arrival and an evening of live folk music. auSTrIaN CHrISTMaS MagIC available: 22 december 2013 The price includes: • Visit to Salzburg and the Lakes of Mondsee, St Gilgen and St Wolfgang • Special Christmas Day lunch and dinner • Welcome Drink • Two nights’ en-route accommodation in a comfortable hotel on a half-board basis in the Rhine area of Germany • Three nights’ half-board and one night full board accommodation in your chosen hotel • Coach travel throughout • Return Channel crossing via ferry or Eurotunnel • The services of a Tour Manager Please note: some of the meals may be buffet style. Coach Prices & Pick-ups Find your coach pick-up area code for your local departure point on pages 38-39 2013 Price Coach departure per Pick-up dates person area(s) from 22 Dec £559 B,C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R Single supplement: £150 deposit: £30 optional Excursion: berchtesgaden & Königsee (Full day) – day Five £19.00 per person Salzburg “We both thank your company for an excellent time and would not hesitate to book with you again. ”Mr Betching, Surrey
  20. 20. 20 CHristMasbreaksbYCOaCH Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! seven days from £695per person Beautiful Lake Constance Festive Southern German Gem “This is one of my favourite areas of Germany. ”Angie McCallum, Product Manager Your Hotel 4# Hotel Föhr, Friedrichshafen A short distance from the town centre and some 200 metres from the lake-shore, this hotel combines modern convenience with warm and welcoming Southern German hospitality. Offering rooms with cable TV, minibar and telephone, the hotel also boasts a restaurant serving a mix of hearty local and international dishes. You’ll enjoy a welcome drink on arrival and special festive meals. bEauTIFuL LaKE CoNSTaNCE available: 22 december 2013 The price includes: • En-route visits to Heidelberg and Worms • Visits to Mainau & Lindau islands • Christmas Day Two-course lunch and a Five-course Christmas Day dinner with half bottle of wine per person • Glühwein and Gingerbread • Welcome Drink • Two nights’ en-route accommodation in a comfortable hotel on a half-board basis in the Ruhr area of Germany • Three nights’ half-board and one night full board accommodation at four-star Hotel Föhr, Friedrichschafen • Coach travel throughout • Return Channel crossing via ferry or Eurotunnel • The services of a Tour Manager Coach Prices & Pick-ups Find your coach pick-up area code for your local departure point on pages 38-39 2013 Price Coach departure per Pick-up dates person area(s) 22 Dec £695 B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R Single supplement: £180 deposit: £30 optional Excursion: Switzerland and austria (Full day) – day Four £25.00 per person This wonderful Christmas break includes a four-night stay in a hotel close to Constance’s ‘german riviera’ shore, fascinating included visits and en-route stops, and half-board accommodation with traditional festive meals. Known as ‘Bodensee’, the lake also borders both Switzerland and austria, which you’ll have the chance to visit during your stay. Travelling by coach, you’ll enjoy comfortable overnight stays in northern Germany, and en route stops in Heidelberg and Worms, both cities beautifully dressed for the festive season. Our carefully chosen hotel, close to Friedrichshafen, on the northern shore of ‘Bodensee’ and famous for its fascinating Zeppelin Museum, will offer a warm welcome. The festive programme will include traditional Glühwein and gingerbread on Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day lunch and Dinner. During your stay, you’ll discover the beautiful surroundings of the lake, with included visits to the delightful, lakeside medieval town of Meersburg, with it’s half-timbered houses and its south-facing vineyards, and the fascinating ‘Flower Island’ of Mainau, where there will be a chance to stroll through the wintry parkland, and to take in the warmth of the island’s famous Butterfly House. You’ll also visit the fabled island-town of Lindau, idyllic gateway to Bavaria and neighbouring Austria, its Altstadt one of southern Germany’s greatest treasures. The busy harbour is watched over by a lighthouse and a Bavarian lion, and is surrounded by grand hotels and cafés. A final optional excursion heads into Austria’s picture-postcard perfect Vorarlberg region, visiting lakeside Bregenz to take a cable-car to the heights above, and returning via the Swiss shore of Bodensee – a fitting end to your festive stay in a truly delightful corner of the world. Lake Constance Harbour of Lindau
  21. 21. 21 CHristMasbreaksbYCOaCH Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! seven days from £689per person “From the moment we got seated the trip was well organised. ”Mr Masterson, Kent 4# Fairy tale Germany Hanover, Hamelin & the Harz Mountains Four-STar FaIry TaLE gErMaNy available: 22 december 2013 The price includes: • Visit to Hamelin, Goslar and the Harz Mountains • Special Christmas Eve and Christmas Day menus • Welcome drink • Two nights en route accommodation in a comfortable hotel on a half board basis in the Ruhr area of Germany • Four nights half-board accommodation in the four-star Courtyard by Marriott in Hanover • Coach travel throughout • Return Channel crossing via ferry or Eurotunnel • The services of a Tour Manager Coach Prices & Pick-ups Find your coach pick-up area code for your local departure point on pages 38-39 2013 Price Coach departure per Pick-up dates person area(s) 22 Dec £689 B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R Single supplement: £200 deposit: £30 optional Excursion: bremen (Extended Half-day) – day Five £19.00 per person This Christmas to remember combines all the modern comforts and amenities of a four- star lakeside hotel in the historic city of Hanover with some delightful, picture-postcard, UNESCO-listed towns, the exquisite peaks and valleys of the Harz Mountains and the renaissance wonders of Hamelin of Pied Piper fame. Travelling by coach, you’ll break your journeys to and from Germany’s beautiful Lower Saxony region with overnight stays, and will spend four nights in the surroundings of the Courtyard Hotel overlooking beautiful Maschsee, in the city of Hanover, with its lovingly restored Altstadt, Baroque gardens and connections with the British throne. This very special festive break includes visits to the legendary town of Hamelin, with its historic, half-timbered Altstadt and the River Weser’ ‘brushing its southern side’, and a full day in the beautiful surroundings of the Harz Mountains. Travelling through the beautiful wintry landscape of the Harz Mountains National Park, you’ll visit spectacular Goslar. This former silver mining town (that also formed the background for the tale of ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’), has a glorious central Markt – Europe’s largest Romanesque palace and one of the most traditional Christmas Markets in Germany. You’ll also visit Wenigorode, with its delightful chocolate-box houses. This wonderful Christmas break is completed with a Christmas morning tour of Hanover, its restored Old Town and its famous Hereenhäuser Gardens, and you’ll have the opportunity on Boxing Day to discover the beautiful Hanseatic city of Bremen, setting for the Grimm Brothers’ tale of the ‘Town Musicians’. Your Hotel 4# Courtyard by Marriot Hotel, Hanover Beautifully set on the shores of the city’s famous Maschsee lake, this four-star hotel offers every comfort to ensure a memorable stay, with modern, well-appointed rooms featuring TV, telephone and a selection of comfortable lounges, bars and restaurants. You’ll enjoy a welcome drink on arrival, and half-board accommodation throughout your stay with special Christmas Eve and Christmas Day menus. A small fitness area will help burn off any guilty festive indulgences. City Hall of Hanover
  22. 22. 22 CHristMasbreaksbYCOaCH Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! seven days from £549per person Christmas in Lake Garda Sparkling Italian Jewel “Your Tour Manager was approachable, helpful & informative. ”Mr & Mrs Oldfield, Nottingham CHrISTMaS IN LaKE garda available: 22 december 2013 The price includes: • Guided Lake Tour and boat trip on Christmas Day • A visit from Santa Claus on Christmas Day • Turkey lunch on Christmas Day • Five-course Christmas Dinner with sparkling wine and live music • Two nights’ en-route accommodation in a comfortable hotel on a half-board basis in the Strasbourg/Colmar area of France • Three nights’ half-board, one night’s full-board accommodation at the four-star Lido Blu in Torbole • Coach travel throughout • Return Channel crossing via ferry or Eurotunnel • The services of a Tour Manager Coach Prices & Pick-ups Find your coach pick-up area code for your local departure point on pages 38-39 2013 Price Coach departure per Pick-up dates person area(s) 22 Dec £549 B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R Single supplement: £155 deposit: £30 optional Excursions: verona (Half-day) – day Three £25.00 per person venice (Full day) – day Five £35.00 per person Join us for an unforgettable festive-tide holiday on the picturesque shores of Italy’s largest and most spectacular lake. The emphasis is firmly on rest and relaxation, combined with a little exploration of a place that has drawn visitors to its beautiful shores and surrounding region for the last hundred years. You’ll journey through France and Switzerland on your way to Italy, with overnight stops in comfortable hotels, and will spend four nights next to wonderful Lake Garda, the jewel of the Italian lakes. Based in a comfortable family-run hotel in one of the lake’s most vibrant resorts, Torbole on the north-eastern shores of the lake, you’ll enjoy half-board accommodation, including a light turkey lunch and five-course celebration dinner on Christmas Day, following a morning visit from Santa with a small gift for everyone. Torbole is one of the lake’s most famous resorts, and offers a lakeside promenade. On Christmas Day, you’ll get to know this beautiful part of Italy on our included guided Lake Tour and boat trip, accompanied by your Tour Manager who will bring to life not only the lake’s various resorts, but also Italian Christmas customs and traditions. There are also opportunities to join some wonderful optional excursions. These include the chance to discover and explore incomparable Venice, one of the world’s most beguiling and romantic cities. Another tour takes in Romeo and Juliet’s exquisite Verona, with its majestic Roman amphitheatre. Limone, Lake Garda Your Hotel 4# Hotel Lido blu – Torbole Located directly next to the Lake shore, and nestled in the centre of Torbole, on the lake’s northen tip, the Lido Blu hotel enjoys an excellent location from which to explore Torbole, or the neighbouring resort of Riva del Garda. The hotel has an indoor heated swimming pool, restaurant, bar, sauna and fitness area. All of the recently renovated bedrooms have private facilities, hairdryer, satellite TV and mini bar . Riva del Garda
  23. 23. 23 CHristMasbreaksbYCOaCH Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! seven days from £475per person Leave behind the cold and grey and spend the festive season on Spain’s beautiful Costa brava. Enjoy Christmas with all the trimmings in a super hotel – complete with excellent leisure facilities as well as an included Christmas Eve visit to the fascinating city of barcelona and a Christmas day tour of the dramatic ‘Wild Coast’. Travelling by comfortable coach, you’ll break your journeys with comfortable overnight stays in France, and will enjoy four nights in the modern Caprici Verd Hotel in the resort of Santa Susanna, in the heart of the fabled Costa Brava. This picturesque coastline of rocky coves, quaint fishing villages, golden beaches and attractive resorts is especially beautiful in the winter time, when the summer crowds have long gone, and makes a wonderful setting for a memorable Christmas. A full programme of festive entertainment at the hotel includes a welcome drink upon arrival, a special Christmas Eve meal and a four-course Gala Dinner on Christmas Day, with wine and music. Barcelona, proud Catalan capital, is one of Europe’s ‘must-see’ cities, with Gaudi’s staggering La Sagrada Familia ‘cathedral’, the exquisite Gothic Quarter, the renowned pedestrian street La Rambla, and the sites of the 1992 Olympic Games amongst the highlights. Don’t miss the chance to hunt for last-minute gifts in what is also known as ‘Shopping City’. With our included excursion to explore the stunning ‘wild coast’ on Christmas Day morning, and the chance to visit the fabled monastery at Montserrat on a Boxing Day optional excursion, this is a not-to-be-missed Christmas break! “We hope to book further holidays with Newmarket. ”Ms Smith, by email Christmas in Spain Costa Brava & Barcelona Festivities CHrISTMaS IN SPaIN available: 22 december 2013 The price includes: • A full day visit to Barcelona • A four-course Christmas Day lunch with half a bottle of wine per person • Morning tour of the area on Christmas Day • Two nights’ en-route accommodation on a bed and continental breakfast basis in a comfortable hotel in France • Four nights’ dinner, bed and continental breakfast accommodation • Use of the leisure facilities at your hotel • Entertainment at the Caprici Verd hotel each evening including music and dancing on Christmas Day • Coach travel throughout • Return Channel crossing via ferry or Eurotunnel • The services of a Tour Manager Coach Prices & Pick-ups Find your coach pick-up area code for your local departure point on pages 38-39 2013 Price Coach departure per Pick-up dates person area(s) 22 Dec £475 B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R Single supplement: £165 deposit: £30 optional Excursion: Montserrat (Extended Half-day) – day Five £19.00 per person Costa Brava Barcelona Your Hotel 4# Caprici verdi Hotel, Santa Susanna Situated on the seafront, just 100 metres from the beach and a short stroll from the town centre, this modern hotel boasts 266 guestrooms, each with satellite TV, hairdryer, heating, safe, mini bar and telephone. Leisure facilities include a gym, spa pool, sauna and both indoor and outdoor swimming pools. The restaurant serves a varied buffet breakfast and dinner and there is entertainment each evening.
  24. 24. 24 CHristMas&NeWYearbreaksbYCOaCH Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! “A most enjoyable break, thank you for your excellent arrangements. ”Mr & Mrs Leaman, by email THE SouTH oF FraNCE available: 22 december 2013 The price includes: • Visit to Cannes and Antibes on Christmas Eve • Visit to Nice on Christmas morning • Special Christmas Day meals with a half bottle of wine per person, tea/coffee and a glass of Champagne. • Welcome drink • Two nights’ en-route accommodation in a comfortable hotel on a half-board basis in the Dijon area of France • Three nights’ half-board and one night’s full board accommodation at the Quality Hotel Mediterannée • Light entertainment on each evening • Coach travel throughout • Return Channel crossing via ferry or Eurotunnel • The services of a Tour Manager Please note: some meals will be buffet style Coach Prices & Pick-ups Find your coach pick-up area code for your local departure point on pages 38-39 2013 Price Coach departure per Pick-up dates person area(s) 22 Dec £519 B, C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R Single supplement: £165 deposit: £30 optional Excursion: Monaco (Extended Half-day) – day Five £25.00 per person seven days from £519per person The South of France Christmas on the Riviera Your Hotel 3# Quality Hotel Méditerannée, Menton Located in the centre of delightful Menton, this modern hotel boasts Le 5 restaurant and a rooftop bar, as well as comfortable rooms with mini bar, satellite TV, safe and hair- dryer. A full programme of Christmas meals and entertainment will include a welcome drink upon arrival, a traditional four- course Turkey Dinner and light entertainment each evening. Join us for an unforgettable Christmas holiday on the glittering French riviera. Mild weather, all the pleasures of the Côte d’Azur, an exciting programme of included and optional excursions, and the warmest of welcomes at a hotel in Menton, one of the riviera’s most famous resorts, make this a not-to-be-missed festive break with a difference! You’ll journey through France by coach, with overnight stays in comfortable hotels, and will spend four nights in timelessly elegant Menton, beautifully set on the Baie du Soleil, and one of the most unspoiled of all the Côte D’Azur resorts. During your stay, you’ll have plenty of time to explore a place that enjoys a mild microclimate, and boasts a delightful old town, and its Promenade du Soleil running along the pretty beachfront. In addition, the break includes a Christmas Eve visit to the Riviera resort of Cannes, with its world-famous seafront promenade La Croisette, and the ultra-exclusive yachting enclave of Antibes, as well as a Christmas morning visit to Nice, the epitome of Riviera- chic. Your journey will take in the stunning views from the Corniche coastal roads, breathtaking, hilltop village of Eze, the jet-set enclave St Jean Cap Ferrat and charming Villefranche, still a working fishing port as well as a favourite spot for pleasure-seekers. With special Christmas meals and entertainment at the hotel, as well as the chance of an optional excursion to take in the tiny Principality of Monaco, with its Royal Palace, its famous Casino and its harbour full of improbably luxurious yachts, this very special festive break will be a winter-warming holiday to remember. Menton Village Monte Carlo, Casino
  25. 25. 25 NeWYearbreaksbYCOaCH Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! three days from £175per person “Thank you for making our New Year Celebrations so memorable.... ”Mrs Halliwell, Basingstoke New Year in Paris Celebrate in the City of – Festive – Light! Join us for a truly memorable break, as you see in 2014 in the incomparable ‘City of Light’, which – dressed in its festive finery – is more glamorous and exciting than ever at this very special time of year! Enjoy our optional excursions or explore Paris at your leisure – whilst the excitement builds as the New year approaches! NEW yEar IN ParIS available: 30 december 2013 The price includes: • Free time in Paris • Visit to the Champs Elysées for New Year celebrations • Two nights’ bed and continental breakfast in a four-star hotel in the Paris area • Return Channel crossing via ferry or Eurotunnel with coach transfers included • Coach travel throughout • The services of a Tour Manager Coach Prices & Pick-ups Find your coach pick-up area code for your local departure point on pages 38-39 2013 Price Coach departure per Pick-up dates person area(s) 30 Dec £229 D, E, F 30 Dec £175 G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R Single supplement: £60 deposit: £30 optional Excursions: Panoramic Sightseeing Tour of Paris – day Two £9.95 per person Seine river Cruise (Lunch Time) – day Three £9.50 per person book both excursions and save £2.00 per person Please note: A four-day holiday is also available from £229. Our great value break offers the chance to join a sightseeing tour in the company of your Tour Manager, who will bring to life the French capital’s famous landmarks – the magnificent cathedral of Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe, the Champs Elysées and the iconic Eiffel Tower. Alternatively explore the city at your leisure – from the grandeur of the famous Boulevards, lined with elegant buildings, to the Gallic charm of the bustling cafés thronged with locals. Whether you’re visiting for the first or the fiftieth time, the world’s favourite capital city will charm, excite and ultimately, inevitably, capture you. On New Year’s Eve you’ll be dropped in the heart of the city in the early evening, in time to join the celebrating partying crowds and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere as you eagerly await the stroke of midnight and the spectacular light show over the Eiffel Tower. You’ll return to the hotel by coach just after midnight. There’s also the opportunity to join an optional New Year’s Day cruise along the Seine – the best way to ‘blow away the cobwebs’ and see the city’s sights from a new perspective – before you leave for home at the end of a wonderful celebration break. Arc de Triomphe The Eiffel Tower Your 4# Hotel You will stay in a four-star hotel in the Paris area. All hotels offer accommodation with private facilities, TV and a telephone, and the hotel will have a restaurant and bar. Place De La Concorde
  26. 26. Adult prices are based on two or three adults sharing a room. Kids prices are applicable for children aged 3-11 years inclusive when sharing a room with two full paying adults, up to a maximum of two children per room. If there is only one adult, the first child will be charged the adult price and thereafter the child price applies. Infants aged 0-2 years inclusive are required by law to have their own seat on the coach for which a charge of £45.00 is made. Disneyland® Paris reserves the right to cancel and/or close certain shows, parades, shops, attractions and celebrations without notice. The fireworks shows can be modified or cancelled without prior notice, notably in the case of inclement weather. ring in 2014 by joining the crowds in disneyland® Park for a day of disney magic and wonder that ends with a spectacular fireworks display over dazzling Sleeping beauty Castle. With two nights in a comfortable hotel, and all travel and transfers included, this will be the most memorable, magical New year celebration ever! 26 NeWYearbreaksbYCOaCH Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! £135per child (3-11) three days from £189per adult New Year at Disneyland® Paris Celebrate in Europe’s Happiest Place! Your 3# Hotel You will be staying in a comfortable, modern three-star hotel in the Paris area within easy reach of Disneyland® Paris, on a bed and continental breakfast basis. You will be notified of your allocated hotel with your Joining Instructions, which you receive approximately one week prior to departure. NEW yEar aT dISNEyLaNd ParIS available: 30 december 2013 Prices Include • One Day Ticket to either Disneyland® Park or Walt Disney Studios® Park • Return transfers to the Resort • Two nights’ bed and continental breakfast accommodation in a three-star hotel within easy reach of Disneyland Paris • Return coach travel and Channel crossings • The services of Tour Manager resort Hopper Ticket for both parks bookable at a supplement Coach Prices & Pick-ups Find your coach pick-up area code for your local departure point on pages 38-39 2013 Price Coach departure per Pick-up dates person area(s) 30 Dec £189 (Adults) D, E, F, G, H, J, £135 (Kids) K, L, M, N, P, Q, R Single supplement £60 deposit: £30 Hopper Ticket upgrade Prices Adult Ticket £12, Kids Ticket £10 Must be pre-booked. “A huge thank you for giving us the best New Years Eve we’ve ever had. ”Mrs Moffatt, London ©Disney ©Disney You’ll travel to France by comfortable coach, crossing the channel by ferry or Eurotunnel to arrive on the outskirts of Paris in time to enjoy a good night’s rest before the excitement of New Year’s Eve. After breakfast at your hotel, an unforgettable day awaits, as you transfer by coach to Disneyland® Paris for a day of magical discovery and some thrilling experiences! The break includes a One Day Ticket to Disneyland® Park, dressed in its festive finery, and there is the opportunity to upgrade to a One-Day Hopper Ticket to give you additional unlimited access to Walt Disney Studios® Park during the day. Plan your visit to make the very most of the magic – use the free FASTPASS® system to shorten your wait at the most popular rides, and pick up a daily programme that details times of the parades and appearances by some of your favourite Disney Characters. When night falls, be sure not to miss the festive celebrations on Main Street, U.S.A.® , with the towering Christmas Tree and the truly amazing Firework Display over Sleeping Beauty Castle! The coach will return you to your hotel after the celebrations. After a leisurely start to the New Year, you’ll journey back to Calais and the Channel crossing, continuing your homeward journey, arriving by mid-to-late-evening at the end of a truly magical start to 2014! New Year Fireworks, Sleeping Beauty Castle ©Disney ©Disney
  27. 27. 27 NeWYearbreaksbYCOaCH Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! two days from £135per person “The memory of a lifetime ”Mr and Mrs Wallis, Knutsford New Year in London Spectacular New Year’s Eve Fireworks London’s New year celebrations are truly incredible, a massive street party with the high-point being an amazing firework display close to the London Eye at midnight. Then on New year’s day there’s the spectacular London Parade with marching bands from all around the world in a riot of colour and sound. NEW yEar IN LoNdoN available: 31 december 2013 The price includes: • Return coach travel from your local area to London • One night’s bed and continental breakfast accommodation in a shared twin room with private facilities at a three-star London hotel • Continental breakfast • Coach transfer to the London Eye for the New Year’s Eve celebrations • The New Year’s Day London Parade • The services of a Tour Manager Coach Prices & Pick-ups Find your coach pick-up area code for your local departure point on pages 38-39 2013 Price Coach departure per Pick-up dates person area(s) 31 Dec £129 D, E, F, G, H, J, K, L, M Single supplement £25 deposit: £15 Your 3# Hotel You will be staying in one of a range of comfortable, three-star standard London hotels such as the Thistle City Barbican, the Novotel Excel, London Docklands and the Doubletree by Hilton, London Ealing. All bedrooms in all hotels have private bathroom, telephone, tea and coffee-making facilities and television and all hotels have good restaurant and bar facilities. You will be advised of your allocated hotel with your Joining Instructions. We leave the local area by coach in the morning for the journey to London, arriving in the late morning/early afternoon. On arrival you will check into your comfortable London hotel. In the early evening the coach will transfer you to London’s South Bank, dropping you by the London Eye (this is the location for fireworks at midnight). This is a good starting point for the evening’s festivities – Parliament Square, Big Ben and Trafalgar Square are within walking distance and the South Bank by the London Eye is a great place to be at midnight for the incredible firework display. The celebrations and festivities usually go on into the small hours of the morning, so you can party as late as you like before making your own way back to your London hotel – London Underground and the buses run all through the night as London celebrates and are free of charge. After a leisurely breakfast on New Year’s Day and check-out from your hotel, your coach will transfer you to the incredible London Parade in London’s West End as London celebrates the New Year with Marching Bands from all over the world in a riot of colour and sound. The world’s finest marching bands, international cheer-leaders and majorettes, and over 100 street performers, from clowns, jugglers, stilt walkers and acrobats make this an experience not to be missed. With time for lunch, shopping and sightseeing your coach will depart for the return journey to the local area arriving back during the evening after a memorable New Year Celebration. The Thames Fireworks Display It is not a legal requirement for hotels to be officially star rated by the AA or RAC. Some of the hotels we use are not star rated as such but in our view are of three- star standard
  28. 28. 28 Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! NeWYearbreaksbYCOaCH Four-STar NEW yEar LoNdoN THEaTrE available: 30 december 2013 The price includes: • A choice of evening performance tickets for the West End show of your choice • Free time in London for shopping and sightseeing • New Year’s Eve Dinner and Disco • The New Year’s Day London Parade • Two nights’ bed and full English breakfast accommodation in a four star hotel in Greater London • Coach travel throughout • The services of a Tour Manager Single supplement: £60 deposit: £15 deals on Meals Enjoy an Earlybird Evening Meal in the heart of the West End: • Planet Hollywood – Two-course meal £17.00 per person The restaurant is within walking distance of the West End theatres and a short taxi ride from theatres in Victoria. Limited menu available. Not suitable for under 18s or those with walking difficulties. Note on Theatre Tickets The different sales prices reflect the varying ticket prices, agency fees and negotiated discounts included in the package. The producer of each production allocates seat categories and prices. We cannot guarantee the position of the seats in your chosen category or that seats are allocated together. Tickets for the show of your choice are subject to availability. staNDarD tiCket – Your ticket will usually have a face-value of £15.00 – £44.00 and seats will generally be in the rear and upper circle (sometimes balcony). uPGraDe tiCket – Your ticket will usually have a face-value of £32.00 – £55.00 and seats will generally be in the stalls, dress circle or front upper circle tOP PriCe tiCket – Your ticket will usually have a face-value of £45.00 – £67.50 and seats will generally be in the front stalls and front dress circle three days from £259per person 4# New Year London Theatre West End Show and Party Your 4# Hotel You will be staying in one of a range of comfortable, four-star hotels in the Greater London area, such as the Novotel, Heathrow or the Crowne Plaza, Maidenhead. All bedrooms will have private bathroom, telephone, satellite TV, tea and coffee-making facilities as a minimum. Hotels also have a minimum of at least one restaurant and bar and some of our hotels may also have other facilities. You will be advised of your allocated hotel with your Joining Instructions. Coach Prices & Pick-ups Find your coach pick-up area code for your local departure point on pages 38-39 2013 Price Coach departure per Pick-up dates person area(s) 30 Dec £259 C, D, E, F, G, H, J, K, L, M Take your pick from London’s sixteen hottest West End shows and enjoy a New year’s Eve Celebration dinner and disco on this three-day New year break. you will be staying in a good four-star hotel and there will also be time for shopping and sightseeing in London. a visit to the New year Parade is also included on New year’s day. You will depart by coach from your choice of pick-up point in the early morning for your journey to London with arrival at your hotel during the afternoon. Check-in and relax in your hotel, before the coach transfers you in the late afternoon to London’s West End and Theatreland – you will be dropped within walking distance of your theatre. There will be time for dinner – see our pre-bookable Meal Deal at Planet Hollywood – before enjoying the show of your choice. After the show your coach will be waiting to take you back to your hotel and a good night’s rest. Following a leisurely full English breakfast, your coach will transfer you to London’s West End for shopping and sightseeing. Grab a bargain or two in the London Sales, take in the excitement and atmosphere of London on New Year’s Eve and enjoy all the sights, old and new. Late afternoon you will be transferred back to your hotel, where there will be time to relax and get ready for the New Year’s Eve celebrations including a dinner and disco and countdown to midnight and the New Year! A leisurely start to your day with full English breakfast is followed by check-out from your hotel. Your coach will then transfer you to London’s West End for the incredible London Parade as London celebrates the New Year with Marching Bands from all over the world in a riot of colour and sound. The world’s finest marching bands, international cheer-leaders and majorettes and over 100 street performers – clowns, jugglers, stilt walkers and acrobats – make this an experience not to be missed. With time for lunch, shopping and sightseeing in London’s West End, the coach will depart for the return journey to your local area arriving back during the evening after a memorable New Year Celebration. IMPorTaNT So that we can advise you of any accessibility issues, it is essential that you let us have details of any special requests you may have at the time of booking. The raucous Rock of Ages
  29. 29. 29Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! NewYearbreaksbyCOACH STANDARD £274.00 UPGRADE £290.00 TOP PRICE £324.00 STANDARD £271.00 UPGRADE £297.00 TOP PRICE £321.00 STANDARD £275.00 UPGRADE £286.00 TOP PRICE £300.00 STANDARD £279.00 UPGRADE £295.00 TOP PRICE £311.00 STANDARD £287.00 UPGRADE £305.00 TOP PRICE £324.00 STANDARD £280.00 UPGRADE £297.00 TOP PRICE £324.00 STANDARD £275.00 UPGRADE £298.00 TOP PRICE £327.00 STANDARD £279.00 UPGRADE £298.00 TOP PRICE £317.00 STANDARD £291.00 UPGRADE £297.00 TOP PRICE £320.00 STANDARD £275.00 UPGRADE £309.00 TOP PRICE £325 .00 STANDARD £259.00 UPGRADE £271.00 TOP PRICE £299.00 STANDARD £282.00 UPGRADE £292.00 TOP PRICE £325.00 THE bodyguard A romantic thriller featuring a whole host of Whitney Houston’s greatest hits, including I Have Nothing, How Will I Know and one of the greatest songs of all time – I Will Always Love You. STANDARD £284.00 UPGRADE £305.00 TOP PRICE £326.00 STANDARD £275.00 UPGRADE £292.00 TOP PRICE £326.00 STANDARD £309.00 UPGRADE £321.00 TOP PRICE £332.00 LET IT BE Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the world’s most successful rock’n’roll band, live in London’s West End! LET IT BE is a spectacular theatrical concert jam-packed with forty of The Beatles’ greatest hits! THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Andrew Lloyd Webber’s world-renowned romantic masterpiece, this haunting musical has been playing to packed houses since it opened. Fabulous music, costumes and special effects. WE WILL ROCK YOU Words and music by Queen and Ben Elton, great characters, and featuring over 30 of Queen’s greatest songs performed live, this show is a must-see. We Will Rock You is not just a title – it’s a promise! viva forever! Spice up your life with this exhilarating and irresistibly funny tale of love, loyalty and romance. Inspired by the songs of the Spice Girls, VIVA FOREVER! is a fabulous feel-good night out. MAMMA MIA! A wonderful tongue-in-cheek production of Abba’s hit songs and glittering ‘70’s nostalgia, seen through the eyes of a mother and daughter on her wedding day. Even better than the film! ONCE An extraordinary, original and irresistibly joyous celebration of love, friendship and music brought to life by a cast of actor-musicians who unleash all the giddy exhilaration of an Irish ceilidh live on stage. BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL Set in the North East, a funny, heart warming, feel-good celebration of a young boy’s dream. An extraordinary show created by the same team as the film, joined by music legend Elton John. one man, two guvnors This award-winning play is a glorious celebration of British comedy: a unique, laugh-out-loud mix of satire, songs, slapstick and glittering one-liners. Stomp This multi-award winning show has a universal language of rhythm, theatre, comedy and dance. Eight performers use everything including the kitchen sink to hammer out explosively feel good rhythms. the 39 steps The 39 Steps, has been thrillingly adapted for the stage and follows the adventures of Richard Hannay, the handsome hero as he encounters scheming murders, double crossing secret agents and stunning women. WAR HORSE Breathtaking stage adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s celebrated novel about Albert’s heart-rending journey to find his horse through the terrors and trials of the First World War. Unbelievably life- like puppetry. CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner. Willy Wonka comes to life in his chocolate garden and the peculiar Oompa-Loompas must be believed to be seen in this spectacular musical. A CHORUS LINE 17 young hopefuls fight it out for just eight places in a new Broadway show. With wonderful music by the late Marvin Hamlisch including the memorable, “One (Singular Sensation)” this show is set to return in spectacular fashion. ROCK OF AGES The five-time Tony nominated worldwide smash-hit has become London’s most raucous and funny musical featuring a potent mix of 80’s themed hilarity and eyebrow scorching tunes LES MISÉRABLES Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular production sweeps its audience through a tale of passion and destruction, against a backdrop of a nation in the grip of revolutionary turmoil. This show is better than ever! STANDARD £279.00 UPGRADE £305.00 TOP PRICE £328.00
  30. 30. 30 NeWYearbreaksbYCOaCH Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! three days from £319per person “A spectacular way to ring in the New Year with a great view of the fireworks! ”Jeremy Griffin, Product Director NEW yEar IN LoNdoN available: 30 december 2013 The price includes: • Two nights’ bed and full English breakfast accommodation in a four star hotel in Greater London • Dinner and disco in your hotel • Free time in London for shopping and sightseeing • Early dinner in your hotel • New Year’s Eve Thames Party Cruise • The New Year’s Day London Parade • Coach travel throughout • The services of a Tour Manager Coach Prices & Pick-ups Find your coach pick-up area code for your local departure point on pages 38-39 2013 Price Coach departure per Pick-up dates person area(s) 30 Dec £319 D, E, F, G, H, J, K, L, M Single supplement £60 deposit: £15 New Year on the Thames Your 4# Hotel You will be staying in one of a range of comfortable, four-star hotels in the Greater London area, such as the Novotel, Heathrow or the Crowne Plaza, Maidenhead. All bedrooms will have private bathroom, telephone, satellite TV, tea and coffee-making facilities as a minimum. Hotels also have a minimum of at least one restaurant and bar and some of our hotels may also have other facilities. You will be advised of your allocated hotel with your joining instructions. New Year in London Dine and Dance and River Cruise See London’s New year’s Eve Fireworks from the best vantage point, a party cruise on the river Thames, on this three day New year break. you will stay in a good four star hotel, with a dinner and disco on the first night with time for London Shopping and sightseeing and a visit to London’s New year Parade. You will depart by coach in the early morning for your journey to London with arrival at your hotel during the afternoon. In the evening there will be dinner in your hotel followed by a disco as you get in the party mood! Following a leisurely full English breakfast, your coach will transfer you to London’s West End for shopping and sightseeing. Grab a bargain or two in the London Sales and take in the London sights. Early afternoon you will be transferred back to your hotel. New Year’s Eve begins with an early dinner in your hotel. You will then be transferred by coach to central London to board a Thames River Cruiser for a Party Cruise with a complimentary welcome glass of sparkling wine. Then dance the night away to the on-board disco and enjoy the London sights from the very best vantage point. As midnight approaches the boat will get close to the Palace of Westminster, Big Ben and one of the most spectacular New Year Firework displays in the world. What a great way to celebrate the New Year! Following the fireworks and disembarkation, your coach will take you back to your hotel (please note central London is extremely busy on New Year’s Eve and you may not get back to your hotel until 2 or 3 am) A leisurely start to your day with full English breakfast is followed by check-out from your hotel and your coach will then transfer you to London’s West End for the incredible London Parade as London celebrates the New Year with Marching Bands from all over the world in a riot of colour and sound – a not to be missed experience. With time for lunch, shopping and sightseeing in London’s West End, your coach will depart for the return journey to the local area arriving back during the evening after a memorable New Year Celebration.
  31. 31. Rüdesheim 31Call us on 0843 316 1122 – We’re here to help! FestiverHiNeriverCruises Rhine Christmas Cruise A festive celebration Join us for a Christmas to remember! Nothing could be more enjoyable than spending the festive holiday being pampered in your own floating hotel, calling at some truly beautiful places – including rüdesheim, Koblenz and Königswinter – and being looked after by friendly crew keen to ensure that you enjoy a very special Christmas cruise! Our very special festive holiday begins as you travel to join Olympia in the picturesque Rhine-side town of Boppard, and after a first evening on board, on Christmas Eve you’ll sail through the idyllic Rhine Gorge, beneath the legendary Lorelei and past historic mid- stream ‘toll-towers’, to arrive by lunchtime in famous Rüdesheim, with its Weinstube-lined Drosselgasse and famous Nativity Scene on the Town Square. Join the optional excursion to the fascinating Siegfried’s Mechanisches Musikkabinett, and enjoy a special on-board Christmas Eve Dinner with live music. On Christmas Morning Olympia cruises back through the Rhine Gorge to Koblenz, where the meandering Moselle joins the Rhine, overlooked by the towering Ehrenbreitstein Castle. After lunch on board, there’s the chance to join the short optional visit to Cologne, or to remain on board while Olympia cruises to Königswinter, beneath the ‘Seven Hills’. Enjoy a celebration Christmas Night Dinner Party on board, with a traditional Turkey meal and live music. Olympia returns to Koblenz on Boxing Day, and there’s the chance to enjoy an optional excursion to the exquisite wine-growing town of Cochem, set beneath the romantic Reichsburg Castle. The visit will include a chance to taste the delicate, fragrant wines for which the region is famed, before you return to Olympia for dinner and a final evening’s relaxation, prior to disembarkation the following morning to begin the return journey. “A very big thank you for all the organisation and planning in making this holiday such a success. ”Mr Coniston, Wiltshire Five days from £499per person rHINE CHrISTMaS CruISE available: 23 december 2013 The price includes: • Embark in Boppard • Cruise through the Rhine Gorge, beneath the Lorelei • Special Christmas Eve Dinner on board in Rüdesheim • Traditional Christmas Night Dinner party on board in Koblenz • Party with live music • Call at Königswinter • On-board English commentary • Full-board – breakfast, lunch and dinner • All other standard inclusions departure dates & prices per person Cabin Supplements Classic Lower £28 per person Standard Promenade £64 per person Classic Promenade £88 per person Single Cabin Promenade £120 per person (See Deck Plan on page 33) optional Excursions Siegfried’s Musikkabinett & Wine Tasting – day Two £23.00 per person Cologne & ahr valley (half day) – day Three £18.00 per person Moselle & Cochem (half day) – day Four £19.00 per person book all 3 optional excursions and save £5 per person Coach inclusive Five days from £499 Find your coach pick-up area code for your local departure point on pages 32-33 departure Price Coach Ferry date Pick-up Port 2013 area(s) 23 December £499 M,N,R Dover (Prices are based on 2 people sharing a Standard Lower cabin.) Travel on any of the above dates with our Alternative Travel Options • Meet the Coach at Dover • Stay overnight at the Holiday Inn Ashford North, Kent including free car parking for the duration of your holiday Flight inclusive Five days from £699 Fly out to join MS Olympia, on holidays that include return flights from the following airports and return transfers to the ship: v Birmingham v London Gatwick v London Heathrow v Manchester v Stansted v

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