Yep, you heard right, it’s officially #100DaysUntilChristmas, and here at SuperBreak we’re already bursting with festive cheer – although the cheesy Christmas jumpers aren’t out quite yet!
You may be thinking that it’s a little premature to be thinking about gift buying, food planning and where to buy the crackers from, but we say bah humbug to that! A little early preparation never hurt anybody.
We’re lighting our inspirational fire early this year to give you lots of Christmas travel-related ideas for yourself and your loved ones, and all without an ounce of stress or a mile-long queue in sight.
Read on to discover our top Christmas breaks and ideas, and let the festive merriment commence!
1) Christmas Minicruise Breaks
You can stock up on extra-special Christmas gifts at the Christmas Markets and enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner with all the trimmings on board a festive Christmas minicruise. With many 4 and 5 nights breaks available to European cities including Amsterdam, Bruges, Antwerp and Rotterdam, it’s an ideal break for those looking to get away to a winter wonderland this Yuletide.
Who’s it good for? – Travel lovers and shopaholics
Prices start from £249pp
2) Christmas Carols by Candlelight at the Royal Albert Hall
A winter-warming concert filled with classic seasonal carols, this stunning evening will take place in a candle-lit setting and is staged in full 18th-Century-style clothing. There will be many carols, including O, Come All Ye Faithful and Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, and an overnight hotel stay is also included. A perfect gift for the traditional family member.
Who’s it good for? – Traditional family members and music fans
Prices start from £82pp
3) Disney on Ice Presents Frozen (Matinee) at The O2 Arena, London
Fusing all the fairytale magic of the film with a wintry, ice-filled performance, Disney’s Frozen on Ice is a heart-warming story come to life at London’s O2 Arena. The family-friendly show will be hosted by Mickey and Minnie, and will feature many special appearances from some of your all-time favourite Disney characters. Just make sure you polish your singing voices for the iconic ‘Let it Go’ number! An overnight hotel stay is included.
Who’s it good for? – Frozen fans, families & kids and big kids alike
Prices start from £69pp
4) Belmond Luxury Trains – Christmas Packages
Add a touch of luxury and elegance to the festive season with a daytime round trip on board The Belmond Northern Belle or The British Pullman, which depart from many locations including London, Edinburgh and Bath. Sweep through the beautiful winter countryside as you indulge in a five-course Christmas lunch with all the trimmings and a fizzing flute of Champagne. Simply ask our call centre for availability and pricing.
Who’s it good for? – Foodies, train enthusiasts, countryside lovers and those who like the finer things in life
Prices start from £250pp
5) A December Concert at The O2 Arena, London
Whether it’s your favourite solo artist or favourite band, The O2 Arena in London is home to many star-studded concerts at Christmastime. The following events are available as an early Christmas present in December 2016: Biffy Clyro (08.12.16), Fatboy Slim (17.12.16), Madness (10.12.16), Pete Tong (01.12.16), Red Hot Chili Peppers (5,6,18.12.16), Richard Ashcroft (09.12.16), Status Quo (11.12.16) and The 1975 (15,16.12.16) – a great musical selection for all music tastes, and it also includes an overnight hotel stay!
Who’s it good for? – Music fans young and old
Prices start from £86pp
6) Tickets to See an iconic West End Show
No Christmas would be complete without a trip to the theatre, and seeing a show on London’s glittering West End is a great gift for all members of the family, including yourself! Whether it’s a family trip to see the Lion King or Aladdin, a romantic night out to see Phantom of the Opera, or a feel-good night out with friends to see Kinky Boots, there’s a theatre show to suit every shaped stocking. All of our theatre breaks include an overnight hotel stay.
Who’s it good for? – Musical enthusiasts, Disney fans and art lovers
Prices start from £99pp
7) Jingle Bell Christmas Concert, London
The ultimate Christmas party comes in the form of this very merry Jingle Bell Christmas concert at London’s Royal Albert Hall. With the London Concert Orchestra and West End stars singing your favourite Christmas hits, it’s a fun-filled evening where you can feel festive and sing along, too. Concert includes an overnight hotel stay.
Who’s it good for? – Music fans and those craving a heavy dose of Christmas cheer
Prices start from £79pp
8) Olympia International Horse Show at The O2 Arena, London
A wonderful Christmas treat for animal lovers, Olympia International Horse Show is a wintertime show jumping event visited by around 80,000 every year. With show jumping, equestrian exhibitions and special displays, it’s every horse-lover’s dream come true to visit this event. You won’t just get chance to see the horses though, there’s plenty of time to purchase horse accessories and some unique Christmas gifts, too!
Who’s it good for? – Horse riders and all round animal lovers
Prices start from £134pp
When it comes to Christmas preparation, are you an early bird or a last-minute shopper? Let us know in the comment box below!