If you're always looking for ways to get the most out of your annual leave then we have a quick win for you. If you book your time off from Tuesday 18th April - Friday 28th April you'll be taking advantage of Good Friday (14th), Easter Monday (17th) and May bank Holiday (1st). That's 18 days holiday for the price of 9! So, what to do with this extended break? Here's our pick of trips departing in these dates to give you some inspiration.
Travelling from the awe-inspiring limestone cliffs of Halong Bay, through the sleepy town of Luang Pranbag, Laos and finally onto the lively markets and temples of Thailand this action packed tour gives you a flavour for these 3 destinations in 12 days. Other highlights you can expect? Pak Ou caves crammed with Buddha statues and cruising the canals of Bangkok.
What better way to explore and experience the West Coast of Cuba than staying in locally run Casas Particulares? You’ll have plenty of time to learn about Cuba’s fascinating history, visiting the Bay of Pigs and Che Guevara’s mausoleum. It’s not all about the history though – explore the old town of Havana, the limestone valley of Vinales and of course the white sand beaches of Trindad.
Riads and Kasbahs of Morocco
On this 2 week trip you’ll discover imperial cities including Fes and Marrakech, marvel at the Sahara dunes of Merzouga and walk in the Dades Gorge. Staying in beautiful riads and restored kasbahs this premium trip is an ideal way to see the contrasts of Morocco.
Discover Europe’s oldest border, between Spain and Portugal straddling Extremadura and Alentejo. Cycling around 70km a day you’ll start in the beautiful city of Seville before cycling through cork oak estates, the Duoro valley and of course sample wine produced in Porto. This trip was recently voted one of the top 10 cycling trips for 2017 by the Telegraph
Perhaps you don't have that much annual leave left? How about our 4 day Iceland trip? More exciting than your average city break this trip takes you to the famous Blue Lagoon to soak in the thermal pools, the natural wonders of the 'Golden Circle' and chances for whale watching, puffin spotting or an off road jeep adventure.
Following the unique irrigation channels known as ‘levadas’ this walking trip is the perfect way to see this beautiful volcanic island. There’s sure to be impressive mountain views, colourful flora and fauna and even the chance to spot whales and dolphins on an optional cruise. With a short flight time this is a great trip to get some sunshine in your Easter break.
A Taste of Amalfi
Staying in a locally run agriturismo situated on the cliffs of the Amalfi coast, this trip combines all the great things in life eating, drinking and beautiful walks. Learn about local pasta and pizza making, explore the picturesque town of Amalfi as well as completing the famous ‘Walk of the Gods’ to Positano. After discovering the tragic city of Pompeii you’ll enjoy a tour of Cantina del Vesuvio vineyard and of course taste the wine.
You can’t walk more than 5 steps in Jordan without literally tripping over history. From the impressive rock carvings of Petra you’ll follow ancient trails that connect Jordan with the Mediterranean, exploring ancient Crusader Castles as well as following in the footsteps of Moses at Mount Nebo. Staying in traditional Bedouin style camps you’ll truly appreciate the beauty of Wadi Rum – make sure to look up and appreciate the stars.