BN1 Magazine has teamed up with Travel PR for this week’s selection of holiday ideas and travel inspiration. Check out the following deals and offers for trips to Europe, or keep scrolling for more staycations and vacations.
EUROPE OFFERS & LATE AVAILABILITY
7nts, SELF-CATERING SAVING ON CAPTIVATING CORFU – NOW FROM £869 PP: AITO* member Sunvil (020 8758 4758; www.sunvil.co.uk) offers savings on an early May stay at Krista House in Aghios Gordis, a small and pretty resort on the west coast of Corfu. Despite its prime location, just moments from the beach and close to the main street, this wonderful holiday home is remarkably private, with spacious interiors and a roof-top terrace with sea views that’s perfect for a sundowner. Departing 1 May, the price of £879 pp (two sharing) – WAS £1,029 pp – includes flights (Gatwick) with 23 kg hold luggage, and transfers. Alternatively, fly from Manchester for £869 pp – WAS £1,074 pp.
7nts, SPRING-TIME SAVING ON A GREEK VILLA STAY – KEFALONIA NOW FROM £869 PP: AITO* member GIC The Villa Collection (www.gicthevillacollection.com) offers a spring-time saving on a week’s self-catering stay at Horizon Villa, a superbly situated property with swimming pool and stunning sea views, just ten minutes’ drive from Fiscardo, on Kefalonia’s north coast. Departing 6 May, this holiday costs £869 pp (two sharing) – WAS £1,014 pp – including flights (Gatwick) with 20 kg hold luggage, car hire, welcome pack and the services of a local rep. Alternatively, fly from Manchester for £908 pp – WAS £1,059 pp.
MORE HOLIDAY IDEAS
NEW: Join Joe Stilgoe for The Kirker Jazz Festival at The Grand, Eastbourne – East Sussex from £1,298 pp with Kirker Celebrate the arrival of spring with this sublime new music holiday, based at Eastbourne’s iconic five-star Grand Hotel. Known locally, and affectionately, as ‘The White Palace’, it’s the opulent setting for a series of private concerts – exclusive to Kirker clients – in the company of extraordinary jazz pianist and singer, Joe Stilgoe and his Trio. Enjoy a musical programme that draws on the repertoire of Cole Porter and the Great American Songbook, as well as some of the greatest pieces from film and theatre. This delightful three-night break also includes excursions to the nearby Charleston Farmhouse (meeting place for the Bloomsbury Group in the early 20th century) as well as Eastbourne’s acclaimed Towner Gallery. Arriving 27 March, The Kirker Jazz Festival – Joe Stilgoe & the Great American Songbook at The Grand, Eastbourne costs from £1,298 pp (two sharing), including three nights’ B&B at The Grand, three private concerts with the Joe Stigloe Trio, dinner at the hotel each evening with Joe and his band, all sightseeing, entrance fees and gratuities, and the services of the Kirker Tour Leader. Call AITO* member Kirker on 020 7593 2284, www.kirkerholidays.com.
Plotting a course for Croatia in late spring? Aye Aye Captain – Twin-centre stay in Dubrovnik & Orebic from £1,242 pp with Sunvil* Renowned across Croatia for its strong maritime history, Orebic enjoys a wonderful setting on the Peljesac pensinsula, around two hours’ north of Dubrovnik. This characterful coastal village is famous for its sea captains, many of whose seaside mansions can still be seen. Learn more about their escapades at the Peljesac Captains’ Festival, which takes place every year from mid-May to mid-June, when costumed guides, exhibitions, special plays and music events – as well as discounts and themed menus across an array of restaurants, wineries and wine bars – all add to this destination’s unique allure. A seven-night holiday, combining two nights in Dubrovnik and five nights in Orebic, costs from £1,242 pp (two sharing), including flights (Gatwick) to Dubrovnik with 23 kg hold luggage, B&B and transfers throughout. Departs 23 May. Call AITO* member Sunvil on 020 8758 4758 (www.sunvil.co.uk).
*AITO is The Specialist Travel Association: more than 120 specialist independent holiday companies and 80 specialist independent travel agents, together providing an unrivalled collection of holiday ideas covering every corner of the world. Consumers booking with AITO members can be assured of high-quality holidays, excellent personal service and full financial protection. Visit www.aito.com for further information.
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