101 Holiday ideas

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January is traditionally the busiest month for booking holidays, so there usually isn’t a lot of discounting. Despite this, I’ve found some great deals for you with up to 50% off. Scroll down to see them all.


If you know when you want to travel, click on a month for my in-depth recommendations: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, OctoberNovember, December.


– Mark Hodson, Editor of 101 Holidays


101 holiday ideas

30% off five-star Corfu

Seven nights at the five-star Marbella Beach Hotel in Corfu costs from £419 pp (was £599 pp) including a free upgrade to full board, flights from London and transfers. The price is valid in October, but there are deals in April, May, June and September. April costs £429 pp (was £619 pp). Details from Inspired Luxury Escapes.


101 holiday ideas

38% off Thailand beach adventure

Here’s a lovely 7-night trip to Thailand combining a stay at the four-star Kantary Beach Hotel and Elephant Hills Camp. It costs from £729 pp (saving £450 pp) including flights from London, Birmingham or Manchester in April, May, September or October. Kids stay free and there is no single supplement. Includes B&B on the beach and meals and activities at the elephant camp. Details from The Holiday Place.


101 holiday ideas

Late deal: February half term in Orlando

Take the kids to Orlando for February half-term. Seven nights in a three-bedroom house with pool departing Heathrow on 11 February costs £579 pp (based on 2 adults and 2 children) including flights and car hire with free upgrade. Details from Trailfinders.


101 holiday ideas

50% off luxury Dordogne villa in July

We don’t see many huge discounts on villas in the high season, but Oliver’s Travels has 50% off Les Cypres (sleeps 6) in the Dordogne – working out at just €45 per person per night. The house has a private pool, jacuzzi and sauna, and lovely gardens. For more details, email info@oliverstravels.com.


101 holiday ideas

2-for-1 stays at South of France villas

Get two nights for the price of one at a two-bedroom villa (sleeps 4) at Puissalicon in the South of France. It now costs a total of £109 (was £218) for stays until 30 April. The villas are set on a private estate with vineyards, restaurant, infinity pool, tennis courts and spa. Flights are not included. Details from i-escape.com.


101 holiday ideas

Valentine’s Day cruise deal

Join a seven-night Valentine’s Day Mediterranean cruise from Barcelona from just £569 pp including flights departing London on 13 February. Sailing on the Costa Diadema, the cruise includes visits to Majorca, La Spezia, Civitavecchia (for Rome), Marseille and Savona. Details from iglu cruise.



Long Travel has up to 30% off self-catering holidays in Puglia in the south of Italy, staying in authentic trulli. From £837 for one week including car hire and breakfast, but not flights. Details here.



On the Go Tours has new deals for single travellers with no supplements on single rooms on selected tours, including Taj Express in India (8 days from £799) and Colombo, Caves & Kandy in Sri Lanka (8 days from £799). Find out more.


101 holiday ideas


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