Getting Away at Christmas

Have you considered getting away at Christmas?

considering getting away at ChristmasThere are many reasons why you might want to consider getting away at Christmas, some include avoiding the stress and strain of the holiday period or may be its for financials reasons, but others get away to embrace the season of good will.

Ideas for Singles at Christmas.
As we are all no doubt aware more and more people, both young and old, are living on their own and for this group of singletons getting away at Christmas and spending time with like minded individuals is proving more popular. More and more tour operators and UK hotels are catering for this group of people with a variety of options available and worth looking at. Some might simply want to check into a hotel for a couple of days so they are not alone on Christmas day and can avoid cooking, while others venture further afield to warmer climates or go on cruises. There are many options for singletons and with a bit of research there are bargains to be had.

Festive family holidays.
It is not only the singles among us that are getting away at Christmas, but a greater number of families are travelling abroad too. An increasing popular destination is Lapland in Finland. You might think this is just suitable for the younger generation as modern myth regards this as the “home of Santa”, where families go to enjoy the snow and take reindeer rides. However this is also a perfect place for all generations to see and enjoy the northern lights, a sight not to be missed

Have some sun and save money.
With the ever increasing energy cost we all have to endure, have you considered getting away at Christmas to save money? If you are lucky enough to be retried and have no particular ties preventing you from being away from home for a couple of months, then December and January is an ideal time to leave the country. If for example you like the Mediterranean, places such as Spain or Greece offer the perfect location with the moderate temperature in the middle to high teens. Not only will you miss the worst of the British winter but as this is off season and with airlines and hotels offering extremely good deal to put “bums on seats” and fill empty rooms, you can make considerable savings. If you research this properly and look for the best deals it can be cheaper than spending the winter at home.

Alternative to presents
A lot of the traditional Christmas values have disappeared over recent years. There seems to be an increasing pressure on parents and grandparents to spend more and more on presents which will be discarded, forgotten about and unused after a few months. Instead why don’t you give family something they will remember by getting away at Christmas. I am sure a family holiday will be remembered and enjoyed for longer than the lasted designer merchandise of video games.

Let us know your experiences of getting away at Christmas, please email us at info@50plusinfobus.com

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