- Online travel agent specialising in luxury holidays, honeymoons and safaris to four and five-star long-haul destinations such as the Indian Ocean, Far East, Caribbean and Africa
- Each of the company’s expert Travel Advisors have booked millions of pounds worth of holidays and can make recommendations based on extensive personal experience.
- A Gift List service is available for honeymoon couples and weddings abroad can also be arranged
- Holidays Please celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2012 and is a previous winner of the UK’s coveted Online Travel Agency of the Year award
October 8, 2012
Take in the sights while you tinkle at these incredible water-closets
Relieving yourself is an important part of daily life, but you needn’t always settle for a bog-standard lavatory. Certain loos around the world come blessed with sensational views – and here are Holidays Please’s five most scenic spots for those personal pit-stops:Read the full article...
August 24, 2012
Showing his balls by playing strip-billiards while in Las Vegas, Prince Harry has inadvertantly lent a whole new sexiness to cue sports.
If you want to have a go at some billiards yourself while on holiday – be it poolside pool, snooker after snorkelling or carom billiards in between cookery classes – luxury specialist Holidays Please offers several hotels which fit the ‘bill’ and offer billiards facilities. As hunky Harry showed, billiards can be an enjoyable holiday pastime for everyone – with or without your clothes on.
All of these resorts combine billiards facilities with bliss-out luxury:
- Smugglers’ Cove, St Lucia: A 45-acre all-inclusive resort, this Caribbean paradise throws in numerous watersport options, health and fitness options galore, a Samsarati Spa, seven pools, a top-quality racquet club and all manner of island excursions to complement its billiards experience, which is obviously the main reason why you’ll be visiting… Prices from £1,475 pp on an all-inclusive basis*
The Aventura Spa Palace, Mexico: Soon to be renamed as the Hard Rock Riviera Maya, this resort is positioned in the heart of Riviera Maya and features 1,266 rooms, all of which have a Jacuzzi. Suites also have extraordinary views of the Caribbean, which is just a few minutes’ walk away.Read the full article...
August 20, 2012
We’ve all heard of pub crawls – now who fancies a Caribbean island crawl, packed with pina coladas, fantastic resorts, perfect beaches and exotic scenery? For those with sufficient amounts of sterling, sun cream and diary space, fly-and-flop specialist Holidays Please has dreamt up a ten-country, 30-night ‘Caribbean Crawl’ costing a mere £12,567 pp (two sharing) – and there’s not a cruise ship in sight. Here are the details: Start in Barbados – three nights’ all-inclusive at Turtle Beach Resort Located in six acres of tropical gardens beside a mile-long beach, this elegant all-suite resort has various freshwater pools, including a whirlpool. Facilities include a beach concierge service, non-motorised watersports, a fitness centre and floodlit tennis courts, while the nightlife of St Lawrence Gap is only a few minutes away. Transfer to Grenada – three nights’ room-only at Coyaba Beach Resort With traditional Caribbean design creating a unique holiday getaway, Coyaba Beach Resort is perched on the edge of Grand Anse Beach, one of the Caribbean’s best for natural beauty. Exuding comfort and chill-factor, the resort also boasts a fitness centre, pool and dive centre. Transfer to St Vincent – three nights’ all-inclusive at Buccament BayRead the full article...
June 26, 2012
Some of us can’t wait for the Olympics – we’re gagging for some Greco-Roman wrestling, hyped for the hurdles, desperate for a decathlon and anticipating archery like there’s no tomorrow. But there are also haters out there, awful anti-Games types who will be fleeing the country for as long as possible, muttering bad-humouredly even as they stow their bags.
For the latter sorts, a holiday destination during the Olympics needs to be considered carefully. Because, let’s face it, pretty much every hotel has a TV, and pretty much every TV will be showing the Games at some point. So, short of climbing Everest or deep-sea diving for two weeks non-stop, where can one go to escape this brouhaha? Long-haul specialist Holidaysplease.co.uk has the answers.Read the full article...
May 30, 2012
As HRH Queen Elizabeth II prepares to mark 60 years in the UK’s hotseat, she finds herself in a modern world of online check-ins, luxury lounges and in-flight dating services. But what was travel like in the 1950s, back when Her Majesty took over the crown? Long haul specialist Holidaysplease.co.uk (0844 463 2799, www.holidaysplease.co.uk) has been on a vacation down memory lane…
The average UK weekly wage…Even converted to ‘today’s money’, the average 1950s weekly salary is less than half of today’s figure. Then again, there was no council tax back then, house prices were tons cheaper and we all know bus fares used to cost SO much less…Read the full article...