We’ve all got different ideas of what the ideal mini getaway is, from longs walks in the countryside, wining and dining in the city to jet setting across foreign lands, everyone’s got a short break preference… but what’s yours?
We threw on our pondering hats this week and put together 5 of the most popular short break styles you guys love to take each year. Have a look below and see if your dream break falls into one of these categories…
With so many amazing shows on offer across the length and breadth of the UK, enjoying all the glitz and glamour of a theatre break couldn’t be easier these days. Picking out a snazzy cosmopolitan hotel in the city, you and your fellow theatre-loving companion can indulge in a delicious pre-show dinner before heading off for an evening of theatrical brilliance. Whether you love a bit of jazz hands or simply can’t resist a classic musical, theatre is a fantastic reason to take a short break any time of the year.
Theatre Break Idea: Book top price saver tickets for the Jersey Boys plus get a 1 night hotel stay all for under £99pp – what a bargain! (Offer applies for Friday night performances in June, July and September 2014)
The UK is packed full of remarkable cities just waiting to be discovered. From historic beauties like York and Oxford, to lively urban escapes such as Liverpool and Bristol, we’re lucky to be on the doorstop of so many culturally diverse and fascinating city destinations. With our passion for British heritage, undeniable ability to shop, and love for a night on the town, city sightseeing breaks are an excellent choice for escaping our everyday lives.
From the rolling hills of the Yorkshire Dales to the mountainous landscapes in Wales’ Snowdonia, roaming the countryside is all about enjoying the breath-taking scenery and stretching out those old walking boots. Stunning rural destinations are never too far away in Britain, and with countless amounts of lush hotels for cozy nights-in and plenty of outdoor activities to keep you entertained during the day, getting back to nature makes the perfect short break escape.
Spread those wings and fly high for a European venture that satisfies all your needs. Whether you’re looking for a bit of sun, want to soak up the culture or dying to try a new cuisine, Europe is jam-packed full of wonderful destinations offering exactly that. Head to the Spanish coast for delicious tapas and beautiful beaches, make your way to Italy for Tuscan delights and Roman heritage, or soak up the fashion capital and indulge in a la carte feasts in Paris… the world really is your oyster when it comes to enjoying a European getaway.
European Break Idea: Get 3 nights for 2 in a 4* Barcelona hotel with flights included PLUS a free Lonely Planet Guide Book from £196.50pp! Book before 30th June 2014 to take advantage of this amazing offer. (Departing from London Gatwick on 20th October 2014 – other dates available)
The kids have broken up from school and that means one thing only… family fun-filled adventures for everyone. From whisking them away to the nearest theme park or zoo, to taking them on a tour of Britain’s most exciting attractions, keeping the kiddies (and grown-up kiddies) happy is priority on a family break. Leaving all the chaos behind and spending some quality time with the ones you love is what it’s all about!
So SuperBreakers… do any of these short break ideas make up your perfect getaway? Or perhaps they all sound pretty amazing – let’s be honest who could blame you? If, like us, you can’t resist a short break away and want to tell us all about your travel experiences, then stay tuned for our upcoming (and very exciting) competition.
We’re asking you to put pen to paper (or finger to keyboard) in… *drum roll please*… SuperBreak’s FIRST EVER Travel Writing Competition. With the prize of The Ultimate SuperBreak up for grabs PLUS the chance to write for our very own blog, we’re pleased to announce our most exciting competition to date has launched. Enter now for your chance to win a fabulous London break for 2 by simply telling us about your favourite short break experience!
In the meantime, let us know which of these Top 5 Short Break styles best suits you by using the little comments box below.