Destination Insiders: where will you go in 2018?

Friday, 05 January 2018

William Gray, our in-house Travel Writer

Happy New Year and welcome to the second issue of Destination Insiders, our new monthly newsletter. As we’re celebrating our 35th anniversary in 2018, we thought we’d make this a celebratory edition with lots of holiday ideas for marking special birthdays and wedding anniversaries. You’ll also find our top tips for travel trends in 2018, plus four brand new holidays from Discover the world.

Read on for this month’s highlights...

What's Trending in 2018

Talking Tech in Iceland

Did you know, with every Iceland self-drive holiday you book with us, you'll have exclusive access to iDiscover - the ultimate digital travel companion.

We recommend: Essential Iceland

Have the hots for Chile

Top of Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2018 list, Chile certainly inspires wanderlust. It also happens to be the latest addition to our fabulous travel collection.

We recommend: Discover Patagonia

Wild for South Africa

From wildlife to to wine, captivating Kruger to cosmopolitan Cape Town, South Africa truly is a vibrant and diverse holiday destination to explore in 2018.

We recommend: Essential South Africa

Read our blog for our full list of 2018 travel predictions >

Celebrating something special this year?

There are certain times in life that call for a big celebration – and a big holiday to go with it. If, like us, you’ve got a special anniversary or birthday this year, we can’t think of a better way to mark the occasion than by booking the trip of a lifetime.

Read our blog for tips on marking your big occasion this year >


4 ways to get away from it all in 2018

1. Make friends in the Mid-Atlantic

Embark on a fascinating adventure, where local guides reveal the rugged coastline, forests and marine life of historical St Helena.
Recommended holiday: St Helena with the Locals

2. Discover Scandinavia's 'Middle-Earth'

Our new escorted tour to Norway’s spellbinding Lofoten Islands takes you into a world of dragonback peaks and mighty fjords.
Recommended holiday: Lofoten Explorer

3. Walk in Iceland's Wild West

Stay at our fabulous Glacier Lodge in West Iceland and enjoy incredible views of Snaefellsjökull, before stepping straight into superb walking country using our iDiscover digital travel companion.
Recommended holiday: West Iceland Hiking Adventure

4. Views with a Room in Canada

As well as iceberg spotting at Quirpon Lighthouse, this self-drive includes boat trips in Gros Morne National Park, a chance to visit the Viking settlement of L'Anse aux Meadows and an exciting snorkel with humpback whales.

Recommended holiday: Whales & Icebergs Safari


Feeling inspired?

Ready to begin planning your 2018 adventure? Send our Travel Specialists an enquiry, or call today on 01737 887 433.

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