2020 may have been the year of cancelled travel plans, but with more hotels and travel operators than ever now offering gift cards to redeem against a future trip, it’s never been easier to give the much-needed gift of a getaway this christmas. Why not transport your loved one to a treetop bathtub, a cosy Cotswold bolthole or snowy alpine scene this festive season – stoking their future 2021 travel plans while supporting the industry. Plus, if like us, you’ve left your Christmas shopping to the last minute – fear not, all of these are available as e-vouchers, so simply pick your favourite and get gifting.
For the wild ones: Canopy & Stars
Whether it’s a woodland hot tub hideaway or rustic shepherds hut, Canopy & Stars gift cards can be used to book any of the 850 chic glamping getaways on their website – with a year to make the booking, for any amount you choose. Book here.(Maylies Northumberland pictured above)
For design-buffs: Kip Hideaways
A membership designed to showcase the best under-the-radar, stylish and affordable places to stay in the UK, Kip Hideaways are our go-to for great value boutique travel inspiration. Choose from 80 gorgeous UK hideaways with their 12 month membership gift card. Book here.
For the Afternoon Tea Aficionado: 100 Queen’s Gate Hotel
Set along a tree-lined street in South Kensington, this regal hotel offers vouchers for a Champagne Afternoon Tea ‘Scentsation’ in the hotel’s Botanica tea room, to a three course dinner for two. Book here.
For a Five-Star City Escape: Kimpton Fitzroy London
Located in the heart of Bloomsbury, Kimpton Fitzroy London is the ideal setting for a secluded yet central London getaway, boasting ornate 19th century architecture alongside ultra-modern amenities Book here and use code XMAS20 will give purchasers 20% off all monetary vouchers.
For countryside lovers: Lucknam Park
From cream teas to cantering across its 500 acres of parkland this quintessentially British countryside hotel just 6 miles from bath has something for everyone, with vouchers for everything from equine adventures to sumptuous spa days. Book here.
For the Spa-goers: Glass House Retreat
The ideal gift voucher to relax, renew and reset after a challenging year – this retreat in the heart of the Essex countryside is just an hour from central London, offering expert therapists, instructors and a super spa for those seeking the ultimate wellness experience. Book here
For the wellness worshippers: Health and Fitness Travel
From Golfing Retreats at Gleneagles in the bracing Scottish air, to personal training and deep tissue massages in the unspoilt tropical rainforest scenery of St Lucia, Health and Fitness Travel offer over 1100+ programmes to choose from worldwide. Book here