Design Holidays Blog

Great (or should that be ‘Green’) news about Portugal, now we wait 3 weeks for Spain, Italy, Cyprus and Greece to be added! Travel WILL be happening this Summer

Mixed emotions here in the office yesterday evening when the extremely limited ‘Green’ list was announced… fantastic news about Portugal and believe us when we say the demand is huge, we know you are all desperate to get away to some guaranteed sunshine, we feel the same way! However, don’t panic if your chosen Country is not currently on the…

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Italy emerges from Lockdown – all looking for good for the Summer!

Have you ever visited the stunning island of Sardinia? Sardinia is the second largest island in Italy, and is situated in the middle of the Mediterranean, it is home to the luxurious Forte Village Resort and the stunning Chia Laguna Resort. Both of these Resorts are ready and waiting to welcome our clients this Summer, we have exclusive offers only…

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Who will be on the GREEN list? Now that’s a question everyone is asking….

If we had a pound for every time we are asked that question by our clients ….  We too are desperate to know that answer, and trust us, once it is announced then the demand will be huge! We are busy quoting for Summer and once everything has been released by the Government the prices will climb! It really will…

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Finally, It’s official.. you can now book your Holiday, we are ready and waiting to help you…

Which sun lounger will you be on in July? No longer a dream but now after a long hard year its a reality, Grant Shapps has spoken this morning to say travel will be happening this year, the UK will be operating a traffic light system for different Countries depending on their Covid Status, and in the next couple of…

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ONLY 48HRS LEFT TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THESE SPECIAL OFFERS! MUST BE BOOKED BY 31ST MARCH….

We remain ever so hopeful that travel will resume this Summer, we know that the ‘big’ announcement is on the 12th April but our offers just don’t last that long, the demand is definitely there, we are a nation that loves our Beach/Sun Holidays and this year even more so than usual!! Who would turn down the opportunity to have…

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Don’t delay in booking your Summer Holiday, we offer you complete Peace of Mind with our Covid Cancellation policy.

Please don’t delay in booking your Summer Holiday based on the word of the ‘Scientists’. They have done an amazing job of guiding the UK through this pandemic but they will always ‘err on the side of caution’, we need to listen to the Government and follow their advice, Boris is still saying “it is too early” to make an…

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Be quick, only 9 days left for 30% off IKOS Andalusia – amazing discount from June – September 2021 – has to be booked by the 31st March

  Book by the 31st March for 30% off at the brand new Ikos Luxury All Inclusive Andalusia Resort in Spain. 30% off for stays between June 6th – July 10th and then 20% off from July 22nd – September 26th… that is an amazing discount at peak Summer time, but you have to be quick, this needs to be…

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Ikos Luxury All Inclusive Deluxe – takes service up another level!! Try it for yourselves

Ikos Deluxe is just that extra layer of special treatment for clients, you have first choice on table reservations, your own concierge service, a bottle of Tattinger Champagne in each room on arrival, a Deluxe only private swimming pool area, exclusive Deluxe beach area, complimentary spa treatment, upgraded in room dining and much more… if you have a special occasion…

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Greece wants you!!! 20% off your Summer Holiday at St Nicolas Bay, Crete

This is the time to secure these amazing offers… One of our most discreet and luxurious family Resorts is the stunning St Nicolas Bay situated in the popular fishing village of Aghios Nikolaos overlooking the bay of Mirabello. Choose between the stunning St Nicolas Bay hotel Suites or the stunning St Nicolas Bay Villas (Thalassa Villas) St Nicolas Bay Sea…

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July, August and October half term 2021 are already filling up!

It might sound like a ‘sales pitch’ but we can assure you that is not the case!! The demand for an International Holiday is huge… and whilst a lot of people are still waiting for Boris to make his announcement on April 12th with regards to travel, our clients appear to be bold and are pressing ahead and booking.  Why?…

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Finally, thank you Boris! Just what we have all been waiting for…

No longer a dream but now a real possibility, yes we might be getting over excited and yes we do understand that there is still a long way to go, but… the light at the end of the tunnel is approaching fast, the demand is high, we appreciate how desperate you are for a well deserved holiday and we will…

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Check this out! Additional FREE Covid insurance for Andalusia, Spain this year, valid until Dec 31st 2021

This has to be a first in the history of travel! If you book a holiday with us to Andalusia, Spain this year the Junta de Andalucía offers a free Covid-19 insurance to all non-resident foreign visitors travelling to Andalucía. To benefit from this offer, travellers must stay in any type of regional government-regulated establishment, which can include hotels, tourist…

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Travel will be possible, be brave, book today and secure your Summer Holiday with guaranteed free cancellation.

Would you like to be relaxing on a sun lounger this Summer looking at this view? We definitely believe that travel will be possible this Summer, we are all in desperate need of a proper holiday with guaranteed sunshine and 5* service, vaccinations are well under way in the UK and in Europe (don’t believe everything you read in the…

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Its starting to look good… there is some positive news, let us look towards the Summer of Travel!

Maybe because it is now February, but there is definitely a shift in the mood… so much to start to look forward to, even Boris is now saying Summer will be different. As much as we love the UK we want to make sure our Summer is spent lying on a sun lounger soaking up some guaranteed sunshine, book in…

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Staycation?? No thanks… with low deposits, free cancellation and huge discounts why not book guaranteed sunshine!

We love the UK but the idea of not travelling overseas again this year fills most of us with dread! And we are not the only ones, we are experiencing a huge surge in Summer bookings regardless of the doom and gloom in the press at this time. With the rain lashing down outside and flooding affecting most of the UK…

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There is so much to look forward to… travel will be possible, lets look towards the Summer..

It might all appear to be doom and gloom in the media as the end of January approaches and we are all still living in ‘lockdown’ but there is hope on the horizon, travel will be possible and Summer is still a long way off, whilst new quarantine restrictions come into place they won’t be permanent, we are not all…

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We do believe that travel will be possible this Summer, book now to secure the best deals.

We really do believe that travel abroad will be possible in Summer, of course we are hoping it will be earlier… fingers crossed for Easter and May half term, but we are definitely now focusing on the Summer break, by then the vaccination should be completed (not just here in the UK but in our chosen holiday destinations) which in…

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FORTE VILLAGE, SARDINIA ITALY – 15% OFF AND FREE CHILD PLACES 2021

The stunning resort of Forte Village in Sardinia is well worth a visit this year! We are currently offering 15% off + *free child places for holidays booked from April 1st – July 30th and August 21st – November 5th. Plus, if you are a returning Design Holidays client to Forte Village then you will also receive €200 credit to…

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Now is the time to book your holiday for 2021 – it is Early Booking Discount time… Forte Village and Chia Laguna Sardinia

Early booking discount of up to** 15% off & free child places at Forte Village in 2021. This offer is valid from April 1st – July 30th 2021 & August 21st – November 5th 2021. *Children 12 years and below go free when booking select properties, plus, if you are a returning Design Holidays client to Forte Village you will receive €200…

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Travel will be possible again, and the sun will be shining again…

  We know it is all looking rather bleak at the moment, but at Design Holidays we are choosing to look at this situation as the ‘glass half full’ !  We have a New Year approaching and a vaccination programme already underway in most parts of the UK. Europe are rolling out their vaccinations from the 27th December so there…

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