As 2017 approaches, there is no better time to begin thinking about what the new year will bring. We've hand-picked some of the best in luxury holidays – will it be a trip-of-a-lifetime safari in South Africa? Or maybe a journey through Peru, discovering the secrets of the Incas that has fascinated people for over 500 years?
Embark on a self-drive across New Zealand's North Island, sampling some of the world's finest wines and traditional Maori cuisine. Or combine an ocean cruise and Rocky Mountaineer train journey as you explore Canada, Alaska and San Francisco.
And, with the Virgin Atlantic sale now on, and exclusive Club Europe Holiday offers available, there is no better way to take advantage of our luxury escapes as you arrive in style.here is no better way to take advantage of our luxury escapes as you arrive in style.
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A self-drive journey through the diverse past and sun-laden present of Andalucia, taking in everything from palace-fortresses to mosque-cathedrals. At each stop, guided touring, a series of curated activities and stays in heritage properties will bring it all to life.
Long Stay discount – Save up to £180 pp
Book by: 31 October 2018
Immerse yourself in Italy’s rich heritage and artistic delights with everything from private tours and stays in two of its finest hotels to First Class rail travel and the services of private drivers. After Rome and Florence's competing wonders, take in Tuscany for vineyards and medieval charm.
Get up close and personal with wildlife, enjoy private views of Uluru, wander deserted beaches and indulge in exquisite food and wine with Luxury Lodges of Australia.
Designed to showcase the best of New Zealand's North Island, this self-drive brings begins with Auckland and the Bay of Islands before dipping south past Coromandel's golden beaches and volcanic Rotorua. Then, via lakeside Taupo and the vineyards of Hawke's Bay, you'll end with a stay in Wellington.
Combine an adventurous drive on the Carretera Austral from Balmaceda to Valle Chacabuco with a stay in the world-famous Torres del Paine National Park. This 14-day tour also includes a stay, and guided tour, in Chile's capital, Santiago.