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June 21, 2018

Book One, Get One Free: Save up to £809 on PGL Summer Camps for Kids

Children and Teens adventure holiday leader PGL has a new ‘BOGOF’ offer on a range of summer camps during the July and August school holidays, representing savings of up to £809 when two children holiday together.

The offers are on holidays in the UK and in France. Bookings must be made by 6 July, quoting offer number SBW18. PGL’s special activity holiday insurance must be booked at the same time (from £28 per child).

This Book One, Get One Free offer applies to four-night and seven-night multi-activity holidays on all dates in July and August at the company’s 14 adventure centres in Britain; on selected themed holidays in the UK, and on French watersports holidays.

Most UK holidays are suitable for children as young as seven and up to/including 16 years of age. French holidays may start at nine years old, with teenagers of 17 the upper age limit.

Examples of holidays included in the BOGOF offer:

Holiday/Location                                 Date                Age Group                   1st Child          2nd Child

Mediterranean Watersports (France)9/8, 13/8         13-17                           £809                FREE

Paris & Disneyland (France)               5/8                   9-13, 13-17                  £799                FREE

Motorsports (Surrey)                          all dates          7-10, 10-13, 13-16      £649                FREE

Cooks Academy (Dorset)                    all dates          7-10, 10-13, 13-16      £699                FREE

Climbing Adventure (Shropshire)       all dates          10-13, 13-16                £659                FREE

7-night Multi-activity (Lincolnshire)   all dates          7-10, 10-13, 13-16      £609 (from)     FREE

7-night Multi-activity (Sussex)            all dates          7-10, 10-13, 13-16      £599 (from)     FREE

7-night Multi-activity (Lancashire)     all dates          7-10, 10-13, 13-16      £589 (from)     FREE

7-night Multi-activity (Perthshire)      all dates          7-10, 10-13, 13-16      £575 (from)     FREE

4-night Multi-activity (Shropshire)     all dates          7-10, 10-13, 13-16      £415 (from)     FREE

4-night Multi-activity (Yorkshire)       all dates          7-10, 10-13, 13-16      £415 (from)     FREE

All PGL holidays include accommodation, meals, activities, instruction, equipment, evening entertainment and caring supervision.  French holidays also include escorted PGL coach travel.

0333 321 2114,


June 21, 2018

20% peak season savings for couples from Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire

Coastal Cottages of Pembrokeshire is highlighting savings of 20% on PEAK SEASON holidays in Elderberry Cottage, a pretty stone barn conversion sleeping two, making it ideal for couples restricted to taking their annual break in July and August.

The cottage – one of five properties converted from original farm buildings that make up a small holiday cottage development – is situated in peaceful countryside near the hamlet of Rogeston and is full of character with an open-plan living area with exposed stone walls, beams and a woodburning stove.

In addition to an enclosed paved terrace, guests are welcome to explore the shared grounds and, for keen walkers, numerous footpaths are close by and the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path can be joined on the cliffs above Druidston beach, just two miles away.

The tiny city of St Davids, with its Cathedral and Bishops Palace, is within a seven-mile drive.

As an example of revised prices, a week’s holiday in the peak season weeks of July and August is now priced at £536, saving £134.  Short breaks are also available.

Reservations:  01437 772760,

June 20, 2018

AFFORDABLE peak season self-catering chalet holidays in the French Alps…

Family activity specialist, Zenith Holidays, is highlighting a selection of self-catering chalet holidays in the French Alps which are transformed in the warm summer months into an adventure holiday playground featuring pursuits ranging from white water rafting to via ferrata.

Locations on offer include Morzine, an atmospheric alpine village with a beautiful mountain backdrop situated in the heart of the Portes de Soleil, close to the Swiss border.  Activities are endless and include mountain biking, para-gliding, rafting, golf and hiking.

Featured properties in Morzine include Chalet Ellen which sleeps up to 12 people in five en suite bedrooms.  The living area is open-plan and there is a sauna, ideal for relaxing after a busy day having fun.  A short stroll leads to the centre of the old part of Morzine with its restaurants, bars and small shops and boutiques.

As an example of peak season prices, a seven-night self-catering holiday starting on 28 July or 4 August costs £1250 inclusive of accommodation with bed linen and towels and a return Dover/Calais ferry crossing for one car and passengers.  The same holiday, but starting on 11 August costs £1000.

Six-day pre-bookable activity packages are available with Zenith which include one rafting session, one via ferrata session, plus free access to indoor and outdoor swimming pools, free chairlifts to hiking trails, use of tennis courts and ice rink and discounts for summer sledging.

Reservations:  0203 137 7678,

June 20, 2018

Peak season family short breaks on Jersey from £399…

Peak season family short breaks on Jersey – where two adults and two children (under 15 years) can enjoy three nights’ accommodation with breakfast from just £399 – is the offer at the three-star Mayfair Hotel in St Helier.

This price, which equates to less than £33 per person per night, applies to a choice of dates throughout July and August and includes accommodation in a family room with full English breakfast.

This family-friendly hotel offers a wealth of facilities – including an indoor swimming pool, a fully-equipped gym, a games room, a sun deck, plus bar, restaurant and coffee shop – and is just a short walk from the centre of town or the beach at Havre des Pas.

Travel-inclusive packages can be arranged by the hotel on request either by Fast Ferry from Poole or from a wide choice of regional airports including Gatwick, Liverpool or Luton.

01534 735511,

June 20, 2018

Savings of up to £1390 on villas with private pools in the South of France

Villa specialist, Vintage Travel, has announced massive savings on selected villas in the South of France this July.

The above reduction applies to week-long holidays from 14 July in Les Geckos – a welcoming and comfortable villa near the village of La Croix Valmer on the Cote d’Azur – where seven nights from 14 July now cost £2405.

The property sleeps seven in four bedrooms (two en suite) and its enclosed gardens of Mediterranean plants and trees, there is a private swimming pool (with a shallow plage area), plus open and covered terraces.  Restaurants and shops can be found in the village just 1.5 kms from the villa and five beaches are within a 3.5 kms drive.  The same holiday, but starting on 21 July, is now priced at £3505, saving £593.

Or, overlooking countryside towards the Mediterranean near the the hilltop village of Biot is Villa Eloi, an elegant property which now costs £2395 (saving £810) for seven nights from 7 July, or £2495 (saving £900) from 14 July.

The villa, designed with easy living in mind, is set in its spacious grounds with an enclosed gated swimming pool, a Jacuzzi and a shower room, plus open and covered terraces.  The coast is just six kms away and the lovely city of Nice is within a 24 km drive.

Flights, ferries and car hire can be arranged by Vintage Travel on request.

01954 261431,




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