Europe & UK Small Group Tours and Cruises

Europe & UK Small Group Tours and Cruises

•No more than 18 passengers
•Scenic back roads, avoiding motorways
•Boutique accommodation
•Leisurely paced itineraries
•Authentic local experiences
•Culinary discoveries

Croatia & The Dalmatian Coast
May – October 2017
7 Nights from £1767pp

Golden-roofed towns and pristine national parks. Tranquil islands lapped by turquoise waters. Ancient sites and time-honoured traditions. Our South Croatia tour takes in all this and more, inviting you to discover one of Europe’s most enticing destinations.

The Back-Roads Difference:
Stay two nights in the UNESCO listed historic city of Trogir
Explore historic Kotor, Montenegro, during a one-night stay
Stop off at renowned BIBICh Winery for a wine tasting accompanied by exceptional tapas
Seek beachside bliss with a leisurely day on the Dalmatian Coast’s island of Korcula

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Book by 28th February

Tuscan Treats and Cinque Terre
April – October 2017
7 Nights from £1420pp

A rich tapestry of idyllic countryside and ancient towns, beautiful architecture and delectable food. On our Tuscany tour you’ll seek out world-renowned treasures and hidden gems, turn into a culinary connoisseur and fall head over heels with this exquisite Italian region.

The Back-Roads Difference:
Take in UNESCO World Heritage Sites – from the Cinque Terre to Siena
Live the high life with two nights at a country house in the Chianti hills
Unlock the secrets of Tuscan cuisine with wine tastings and an exclusive cookery class

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Book by 28th February

Explore Eastern Europe
May – September 2017
11 Nights from £2399pp

A land of ancient cities, time-honoured culinary customs and ever-changing landscapes, Eastern Europe rewards those ready to explore. Discover the highlights of the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary on a diverse tour of this beautifully varied region. Visit Prague, Krakow, Banska Bystrica, Budapest and more.

The Back-Roads Difference:
Take part in a traditional Polish Pierogi making class
Sample Czech beer culture on a tour of Prague’s local pubs
Travel by traditional, wooden rafts through the Dunajec Gorge

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Book by 28th February

Corners of Southern Ireland
April – October 2017
5 Nights from £1259pp

One-of-a-kind views of spellbinding scenery. The stories of maritime towns and picture-book villages. Ancient castles steeped in history and country inns full of character. The further we go into its enchanting landscapes, the deeper you’ll fall under Southern Ireland’s spell.

The Back-Roads Difference:
Enjoy a behind-the scenes tour of the Irish National Stud
See the staggering Cliffs of Moher from on board a cruise boat
Explore rural Irish towns and authentic village culture, away from tourist crowds

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Book by 28th February

A Scottish Journey
June – October 2017
7 Nights from £1829pp

Towering mountains and enchanting lochs. Dramatic cliff-top castles and hideaway villages. Infamous battles and inexplicable legends. We journey up and down Scotland, from coastal cities to Hebridean Islands, seeking out its one-of-a-kind landscapes, mesmerising history and undeniable charm.

The Back-Roads Difference:
Tour Scotland’s most enigmatic castles, from Glamis to Stirling
Journey through the Cairngorms, past iconic lochs and beneath Ben Nevis, taking in some of the world’s most spectacular scenery
Become an islander with two nights on the stunning Isle of Skye and the striking Isle of Mull

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WW1 Battlefield Weekend
April – October 2017
3 Nights from £518pp

This three-day introductory tour allows visitors to see the major areas of British and Commonwealth involvement across the Western Front. All the major Commonwealth countries including Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and India, together with Great Britain played major roles in ensuring ultimate victory. Importantly, the tour offers flexibility to ensure that visitors from all countries will see the memorials to their country’s fallen, as well as gaining a greater understanding of the overall conduct and strategy of the war.

The Back-Roads Difference:
Take time to pay your respects at relatives’ graves
Go on a trench tour at Vimy Ridge
Hear the Last Post played at Ypres

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Book by 28th February
*Prices shown include 5% discount. To receive this offer, you must have booked and paid in full by the 28th of February 2017.

To find out about any of the great offers available – or to enquire about any other holiday requirements contact Layer Travel today.

01223 841376 ~ Janice@layertravel.co.uk

Prices correct at the time of going to press. Subject to availability

Cruise Club Offers

 Incredible Fly, Cruise & Stay Deals!

We have handpicked 3 of the hottest cruise deals around. Book today to secure your free upgrades, hotel stays and exclusive price. For some of our deals you only need to pay a deposit today!

Mediterranean Medley
14th April 2017
8 Nights from £1019pp (Fly Cruise)

Fly UK – Venice | Bari |Katakolon | Mykonos | Piraeus | Sarande | Dubrovnik | Venice – Fly UK

Cruising the Mediterranean with MSC Cruises means coming within reach of the best in culture, tradition and monuments that have for centuries enriched its shores. Visit these countries and learn about their rich Mediterranean history just like ancient mariners did as they sailed from Italy to the Greek Islands. Traveling on an MSC Cruise will give you the opportunity to get a closer look at the historic ports of Italy, from Bari to Venice, Enjoy an incredible vacation to the Med surrounded by cultural capitals, stunning coastlines, sophisticated towns and delicious food.

• 1 Night pre-cruise stay in Venice
• 7 Nights on board MSC Poesia
• Luggage Included

Flights available from London, Leeds & Edinburgh

Enchanting Northern Europe
12th May 2017
9 Nights from £1329pp (Fly Cruise)

Fly UK – Amsterdam | At Sea | Flam | Scenic cruising Sognefjord | Stavanger | Kristiansand | Scenic cruising Oslo Fjord | Oslo | At Sea | Amsterdam – Fly UK

Welcome to our homeland! When you embark on a Northern European cruise with Holland America Line, you’re with people whose roots here go back more than 140 years. Born in the Netherlands, we know the region’s glittering capitals, hidden gems and the most wonderful things to see and do in each fascinating port of call.

• 2 Night pre cruise stay in Amsterdam
• Luggage Included
• 7 Nights onboard MS Koningsdam

Flights available from London, Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Belfast, Bristol & Southampton

Charming Mediterranean
13th May 2017
8 Nights from £1159pp (Fly Cruise)

Fly UK – Barcelona | Provence (Marseilles) | Nice (Villefranche) | Florence / Pisa (Laspezia) | Rome (Civitavecchia) | Naples | Day ta Sea | Barcelona – Fly UK

Discover hidden gems with our Mediterranean Cruises
Enjoy the very best that Europe has to offer with one of our fantastic range of Mediterranean cruises.On a Mediterranean cruise you’ll take home more incredible memories than you can imagine.

• 1 Night Hotel Stay
• 7 Nights onboard Freedom of the Seas
• Luggage Included

Flights available from London, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Bristol & East Midlands
To find out about any of the great offers available – or to enquire about any other holiday requirements contact Layer Travel today.

01223 841376 ~ Janice@layertravel.co.uk
Prices correct at time of creation. Prices are subject to availability and may change without prior notice. Operator terms and conditions apply.

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January

Capture the Moment

Family Holiday in Southern France

7 nights at May Half Term in the South of France. Staying on the Cote d’Azur at La Baume, a 5 star holiday park. La Baume boasts 7 pools, non stop activities and entertainment plus its great for exploring what the Cote d’Azur has to offer. The accommodation is a self catering Bellini 2 bedroom mobile home which will sleep up to 6. Offering a fully fitted kitchen, shower room and outside a decked veranda with outdoor furniture and barbecue.

7 Nights from £357 per mobile home
27 May 2017

• 7 Swimming Pools
• 2 Bedroom Self Catering Accommodation
• Low deposit of only £99 per mobile home’

Self Drive or regional Flights Available at a Supplement

Tenerife Half Board from £425pp

The 4* Noelia Tigotan Hotel formerly known as Dream Noelia Sur Hotel which is in a fantastic location being in the heart of Playa de las Americas for all the shops, bars and restaurants. The hotel has newly refurbished restaurant and new roof top bar and terrace. There are all the facilities with infinity pool and Jacuzzi to name a few.

7 Nights from £425pp*
3 May 2017

• Low deposit from just £59pp!
• Newly Refurbished
• Adult Only
Flights available from: London*, Manchester, Birmingham & Leeds

7 Night Western Mediterranean

Fly UK – Barcelona, Spain | Marseille (Provence) | Nice (Villefranche) | Florence & Pisa (Livorno) | Rome (Civitavecchia) | Naples | At Sea | Barcelona, Spain – Fly UK

The Med just got even more magical thanks to some brand new and exclusive Royal Caribbean flights from Manchester to Barcelona to sail onboard the fantastic Freedom of the Seas®.

7 Nights from £989pp*
May – September 2017

•Low Deposit just £25pp
•Flights Included
Flights available from: Manchester


Relaxing Escape to Dubai

Jumeirah Zabeel Saray is a magnificent hotel located on The Palm Dubai, drawing its inspiration from the grand and ornate lives of the Imperial Ottomans, with every inch draped in elegance. Sumptuous guest rooms all have high speed Internet access and bathrooms with rain shower and oversized Turkish marble baths. There are ten restaurants and bars and lounges, plus an infinity pool, land sports, watersports, free shuttle bus, complimentary kids’ club, and the 8,000sqm Talise Ottoman Spa with 42 individual treatment rooms.
3 Nights from £599pp
4 – 22 June 2017

•FREE Half Board
•Reduced Rates – Save £785pp
•FREE AED 150 Spa Voucher

Flights available from: London Heathrow, Manchester & Glasgow

Fantastic Florida Family Fun

Enjoy a fabulous stay at the Baymont Inn & Suites Celebration hotel, where hometown comfort meets on-the-road convenience. The ideal setting near Walt Disney World is located minutes from Osceloa Parkway. Exciting attractions surround this family resort, from Disney World to SeaWorld, making it the perfect family holiday.

7 Nights from £369pp*
23 April – 26 June 2017

•Save up to £220pp
•Room Only

Flights available from: London Heathrow, Manchester & Glasgow

*Based on 2 Adults, 2 Children

Cayo Coco, Cuba

Cayo Coco is located on Jardines del Rey, an archipelago off the north coast of Cuba. Jardines del Rey translates as ‘King’s Gardens’, and with its soft, sparkling sands and clear blue waters. Spend your days drinking cocktails on the white sandy beach, zip through tropical mangroves on a speedboat, and dive beneath the ocean to discover the beautiful coral reefs.

14 Nights from £899pp
April – October 2017

•Iberostar Playa Pilar
• All Inclusive
Flights available from: London Gatwick & Manchester

Epic Taste of the Med

A unique opportunity to experience Norwegian, and specifically our Mediterranean flag ship – the Norwegian Epic. This 3 day sailing includes FREE PREMIUM BRAND DRINKS TOO!
Take a revitalising escape in the gorgeous Mediterranean Sea. Leave bustling Barcelona and take advantage of the bevy of dining options aboard, from breakfast to dinner. There’s a flavour for everyone.

3 Nights from £526pp*
23 April 2017

•FREE Premium Drinks Package
•23 Dining & Bar Choices

Flights available from: London Gatwick, Manchester & Glasgow

To find out about any of the great offers available – or to enquire about any other holiday requirements contact Layer Travel today.

01223 841376 ~ Janice@layertravel.co.uk
Prices correct at the time of going to press. Subject to availability
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PhuKet Holiday

Price includes return Birmingham flights to Phuket

8 nights, 5* Andaman Resort & Spar Deluxe Room, Bed & Breakfast

Price based on two sharing, departing 28 February 2017

Additional nights from £43pp, return transfers from £23pp

Call for alternative dates and hotels

Indian Ocean Super Sale

Indian Ocean Super Sale

If it’s a tropical paradise you’re looking for, you’ll be spoilt for choice by the islands of the Indian Ocean. Each has its own ambiance and personality and each will take your breath away. Escape to the Indian Ocean with Emirates for an idyllic holiday you’ll never forget

3* Coin de Mire Attitude, Mauritius

Attitude Includes
Return flights with Emirates
7 nights 3* at Coin de Mire Attitude, Mauritius, B&B
Return transfers
SAVE up to £200 per couple
FREE room upgrade
from £899pp

4* Le Méridien Ile Maurice, Mauritius

Maurice
Includes Return flights with Emirates
7 nights at 4* Le Meridien Ile Maurice, Mauritius, half board
Return transfers
SAVE up to £255 per couple
FREE room upgrade
from £1,069pp

4* AVANI Seychelles Barbarons Resort and Spa, Seychelles

AvaviIncludes
Return flights with Emirates
7 nights at 4* AVANI Seychelles Barbarons Resort and Spa, Seychelles,
half board
Return transfers
SAVE up to £750 per couple
FREE upgrade to half board
from £1,359pp

4* Chaaya Island Dhonveli, Maldives

Dhonveli
Includes
Return flights with Emirates
7 nights at 4* Chaaya Island Dhonveli, Maldives, all inclusive
Retun speedboat transfers
SAVE up to £450 per couple
from £1,269pp

4* Adaaran Select Meedhupparu Resort, Maldives

Meedhupparu Includes

Return flights with Emirates
7 nights at 4* Adaaran Select Meedhupparu Resort, Maldives, all inclusive
Return seaplane transfers
SAVE up to £270 per couple
from £1,399pp

4* Chaaya Lagoon Hakuraa Huraa, Maldives

Hura Includes
Return flights
7 nights at 4* Chaaya Lagoon Hakuraa Huraa, Maldives
Return seaplane transfers
SAVE up to £440 per couple
FREE room upgrade
from £1,759pp

Terms & Conditions: Price is per person based two adults sharing. Valid for departures specified. Prices include return flights from specified airport with specified airlines, pre-payable taxes, transfers and accommodation. Subject to availability.

Christmas Shopping In New York

EXCLUSIVE OFFER FROM YOUR TRAVEL AGENT

New York

PRICE INCLUDES:

Return flights to New York from London

3 nights at 3* Seton Hotel, Manhattan, NY

Double Room – Room Only

Based on two people sharing

from £525 per person

Car parking from £46 per car

Transfers from £27pp

Regional departures are also available

Travel Period: 29 October – 11 December 2015. Return flights are from London

Heathrow with United based on 18 November 2015

100% ATOL PROTECTED

Terms and conditions apply. Prices are per person and are based on two people sharing. Subject to availability, blackout dates and changes. Relevant taxes and fees are included. This offer is correct at the time of publication (20 August 2015).

Fully Inclusive Corfu

Greek Island Hopping

Looking for something different? Here’s what two of our clients are looking forward to

Tuesday 15th Sep 2015

12:30 Check-in at the desks for flight number U28767, London Gatwick terminal N.

14:30 Flight U28767 departs London Gatwick terminal N to Santorini

Travelling in Economy Class.

Santorini20:25 Flight arrives at Santorini

Hotel: ORIZONTES, PYRGOS, SANTORINI

1 Superior/Deluxe Room for 7 nights Bed & Breakfast.

Tuesday 22nd Sep 2015

10:00 Check in at Santorini ferry terminal.

11:00 Ferry departs from Santorini

Reservation includes 2 x Cabin with Balcony

Mikonus13:35 Ferry docks in Mykonos

Hotel: HARMONY BOUTIQUE, MYKONOS

1 Double Bedded Room for 7 nights Bed & Breakfast.

Tuesday 29th Sep 2015

10:45 Check-in at the desks for flight number U25156, Mikonos.

12:45 Flight U25156 departs Mikonos to London Gatwick

Travelling in Economy Class.

14:35

+Seeking a last-minute holiday

Seeking a last-minute holiday bargain? Then take a peek at these fantastic offers

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8 nights 4* Thailand
Return flights with Emirates
8 nights at 4* Centara Kata Resort Phuket, B&B
Return transfers
SAVE up to £230 per couple + 4 FREE nights
from £689pp
Valid from: 01 Sep – 31 Oct 15

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EXCLUSIVE
7 nights 3* Mauritius
Return flights with Emirates
7 nights at 3* Silver Beach Hotel, all inclusive
Return transfers
SAVE up to £80 per couple
from £1,139pp
Valid from: 01 – 30 Sep 15
Book by: 31 Jul 15

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EXCLUSIVE
8 nights 4* Malaysia
Return flights with Emirates
8 nights at 4* Golden Sands Resort by
Shangri-La, Penang, B&B
Return transfers
SAVE up to £300 per couple + 2 FREE nights
from £879pp
Valid from: 01 Sep – 31 Oct 15
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7 nights 5* Maldives
Return flights with Emirates
7 nights at 5* Summer Island Maldives,
all inclusive
Return speedboat transfers
SAVE up to £700 per couple + FREE room upgrade + FREE upgrade to all inclusive
from £1,319pp
Valid from: 06 Sep – 31 Oct 15
Book by: 31 Jul 15

hotel-098 nights 4* Bali
Return flights with Emirates
8 nights at 4* Mercure Resort Sanur, Bali, B&B
Return transfers
SAVE up to £130 per couple + 2 FREE nights
from £989pp
Valid from: 16 Sep – 31 Oct 15 Book by: 31 Jul 15
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7 nights 4* Maldives
Return flights with Emirates
7 nights at 4* Adaaran Select Meedhupparu,
all inclusive
Return seaplane transfers
SAVE up to £120 per couple
from £1,469pp
Valid from: 01 Sep – 31 Oct 15
Book by: 31 Jul 15

For details of these and other offers call 01223 841376 or email Janice@layertravel.co.uk

Discovery Magazine

Welcome to Discovery Magazine

July Magazine 1

Exclusively from Layer Travel

Holidays to exotic, far-flung and fascinating destinations.
Simply click here to view your selection of holidays.


Tour beautiful Italy, imperial Rajasthan or even amazing Australia! You can stay in style in New York, luxury in the Maldives and Dubai or do Disney on a grand scale. We also feature Discovery cruise itineraries taking in Alaska, Antarctica, the Mekong, Middle East and Southern Seas from Cape Town to Rio, once-in-a lifetime exciting itineraries to exotic destinations.

Whatever your choice of holiday, Discovery has something for you,
click & enjoy!


July Magazine 2

To find out about any of these great offers – or to enquire about any other holiday requirements contact Layer Travel today.

Exciting Europe

We have something for everyone this week in exciting Europe: a great cruise offer to the Canaries, massive savings on river cruising around the Bordeaux region, a great value Eastern European city tour, Italian Lakes coach tour and £200 off the Arctic Highlights voyage.
Sunshine in the Canaries

Canaries

Fantastic cruise offer
Departs 28 Sep 2015
Cruise from Southampton on the Anthem of the Seas® ship. You’ll visit Vigo, Lanzarote, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Funchal, Lisbon & Bilbao. Regional flights are available from £49pp!
+ Free upgrade to ocean view room
+ Free all inclusive drinks package
+ Up to £200 on board spend

Heart of Bordeaux River Cruise

Bordeaux
Departs 26 Mar & 3, 10 Dec 2016
Lovers of the good life have long been drawn to the wine producing region of Bordeaux. Stunningly beautiful, it is home to countless chateaux and vineyards, medieval towns and ancient cities.
+ Save £1000pp – book by 31 July
+ Fly from 12 UK airports at no extra cost
+ 6 guided tours, including 3 UNESCO sites

Berlin, Prague & Krakow

Berlin
Save up to £270
Departs 19 Jul, 20 Sep & 29 Nov 15
Three fascinating cities on one trip. Firstly Berlin who are celebrating 25 years of reunification this year, then Prague for two nights before continuing into Poland for three nights in cultural Krakow.
+ Half board
+ Over 300 local joining points with porterage
+ 6 optional excursions

Mediterranean Empires

Mediterranean
Five star cruising
Departs 20 August 15
Enjoy the best in “premium” cruising, onboard stylish mid-sized ships. Awarded “Best Cruise Value” for the 20th consecutive year, Holland America offer very high standards of service.
+ Full board
+ Flights from London and transfers

The Beauty of Lake Como
Como
and Lake Maggiore

Departs selected dates Aug 15 – Oct 16
Enjoy the beautiful lakeland scenery of two of Italy’s stunning lakes combined with the culture of Milan and an amazing Alpine Experience.
+ Travel by Silver Service coach
+ Convenient local joining points
+ 8 breakfasts, 6 evening meals & 5 lunches

Arctic Highlights

Artic Lights
£200 off Northern Lights
Departs selected dates 27 Nov – 14 Dec 15
The Arctic Highlights voyage spends its entirety within the Arctic Circle giving you the best opportunity to see the Northern Lights, and take part in some fantastic winter excursions.
+ Half board
+ Free drinks package with dinner
+ Flights from Gatwick or Manchester

To find out about any of the great offers available – or to enquire about any other holiday requirements contact Layer Travel today.

01223 841376 ~ Janice@layertravel.co.uk