Articles

Travel news

Northern Lights competition

15 October 2012 by Luke McCormick

Leading tailor-made travel company, Best Served Scandinavia by WEXAS, has launched a brilliant competition, to win an Arctic adventure in Norway's Tromsø - one of the best places on earth to see the Northern Lights.

The prize includes three nights in Tromso, one of Norway's most vibrant cities, and an aurora-hunting husky expedition that includes a stay at a traditional Sami camp. The prize is valued at £2,000 and includes flights, transfers, B&B accommodation in Tromsø, full board Sami camp stay and activities.

To enter, simply visit our Northern Lights competition page and describe your dream Scandinavian trip in less than 150 words.

WEXAS Channel Editor Luke McCormick, said: "For this prize we really wanted to show off the very best of the Northern Lights in this solar maximum year - when the aurora will be the most spectacular it's been for more than 50 years."

"As a specialist Scandinavia tour operator, we're continually on the look out for the very best experiences on offer in the region, and we think a few days in lively Tromsø with a husky ride at a Sami camp to spot the Northern Lights is as good as it gets."

"We know that for a lot of travellers it's the exciting activities available in Scandinavia - from husky sledding and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and wilderness excursions - that make the region so appealing."

"We hope this prize inspires travellers to get creative and look at the region in a new light - we can't wait to share their ideas."


Related offers

6 products available.
 

Special offer

British Airways Club Europe offer - save up to £300 per couple

Book by: 20 February 2016

Baglioni Hotel Regina, Rome

  • Grand & elegant hotel
  • Deluxe
  • £££
  • from £590 per person incl. flights & transfers
Recommended for: City, Food & wine, History & culture, Romance, Short break

Located on the central Via Veneto, moments from Villa Borghese, Piazza di Spagna and Via Condotti, the 5-star Baglioni Hotel Regina is supremely well situated.

 

Special offer

BA Club Europe offer - Save £120 per couple

Book by: 20 February 2016

Stockholm city break at Clarion Sign

  • 4 Days
  • from £540 per person incl. flights & transfers
Recommended for: History & culture, Short break, Spa

The picturesque city of Stockholm enjoys an enviable location, spread across a series of beautiful islands on Sweden's east coast, at the western edge of the Baltic Sea.

 

Special offer

Save £400 per couple & complimentary drinks package

Book by: 01 March 2016

Cruise into the Northern Lights Norway

  • 5 Days
  • Cruise
  • On board MS Nordlys (Hurtigruten)
  • from £749 per person incl. flights & transfers
Recommended for: Activity adventure, Exploration cruise, History & culture, Natural world, Northern Lights, Winter

Hurtigruten ships have been an integral part of Norwegian coastal life for more than 100 years, delivering freight, post and passengers to remote communities between Bergen in the south and Kirkenes in the north.

 

Special offer

Save £150 per couple, complimentary 3 course dinner & local wine

Book by: 31 October 2016

Luxury Greece

  • 8 Days
  • from £1,465 per person incl. flights & transfers
Recommended for: Beach

Mykonos and Santorini are the jewels in the crown of the Greek Cyclades islands. Combine the cosmopolitan of Mykonos, famed for it's beaches, restaurants and nightlife with the romance and beauty of Santorini on this luxury 7-night tailor-made break, staying at the superb Grace Mykonos and Grace Santorini hotels.

 

Special offer

BA Club Europe Offer - save up to £300 per couple

Book by: 20 February 2016

Baglioni Hotel Cala del Porto, Punta Ala, Tuscany

  • Contemporary hotel
  • Deluxe
  • ££££
  • from £625 per person incl. flights & transfers
Recommended for: Beach, Food & wine, Relaxation, Romance, Spa

The Baglioni Hotel Cala del Porto has wonderful views across the bay of Punta Ala towards the island of Elba in the distance. The hotel is just two kilometres from a private sandy beach where guests can enjoy pagoda-shaped cabins, sun loungers and deck chairs.

 

Special offer

Stay 4 pay for 3 - Save £320 per couple

Book by: 22 October 2016

Florence & Verona with Salviatino Collection

  • 7 Days
  • from £785 per person incl. flights & transfers
Recommended for: City, Food & wine, History & culture

Florence is a hotbed of Italian history, culture and cuisine and the surrounding Tuscan countryside produces some if Italy's finest wines. Historic Verona is renowned for its opera and this year sees the 200th anniversary of Verdi's birth as well as the 100th birthday of the world-famous opera house

Start planning your holiday
Personal service • Expert knowledge • Financial security

Enquire

We’ve been involved with luxury travel since 1970 and are endorsed by 18 Honorary Presidents including Michael Palin, John Simpson and Sir Ranulph Fiennes. Wherever you want to travel, talk to our experts. We travel to all the destinations we recommend so that we can give you first hand advice and expertise. Talk to our team about the type of trip you’d like to take; they’re here to inspire you.

E-News

E-News Sign up

Traveller Magazine

Traveller Magazine Read more

Our office

Our office Visit us
Join the conversation
ABTA ATOL IATA Investors in People Know Before You Go