Seasonal Holidays & Tours
Experience your favourite holiday in a new way when travelling with us on one of our Seasonal Holidays. No matter which Seasonal Holiday you choose, each of our guided tours include roundtrip airfare, accommodation, transfers and excursions with an expert, local guide, so you’ll be sure to get the most out of wherever you travel.
Discover Christmas in a new culture
Uncover the best European Christmas markets
Enjoy St Patrick's Day in another country
Celebrate Easter in a sunny destination
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Why Choose A Travel Department Seasonal Holiday?
Celebrate the New Year by exploring a new place on one of our New Year’s holidays. Indulge in the splendour of the Renaissance and delicious Italian wine on our trip to Tuscany. Explore the charming towns and breathtaking scenery of Northern Italy on our trip to Lake Garda or get some sun on our tour to Andalucía in southern Spain. On each of these fabulous getaways, we’ll ring in the New Year in style with a delicious dinner full of local and international cuisine, live music and dancing.
Escape the holiday madness this year and join us on a Christmas getaway. We have a selection of Christmas trips to classic winter destinations like Austria and Germany along with interesting cultural gems like Italy and Spain. Or join us on one of our Christmas sun holidays to Malta or Tenerife, which boast some of the warmest winter weather in all of Europe. On each of our Christmas holidays, we’ll celebrate Christmas Eve or Christmas Day with dinner, drinks and entertainment.
Get in the festive spirit with our Christmas Market trips to destinations like Berlin, Budapest, Vienna and more. On our Christmas Market getaways, we’ll explore Europe’s favourite cities as they get ready for the holiday, all with the help of an expert, local guide to point out the authentic Christmas traditions of each location. We’ll also have plenty of free time to wander the markets with a steaming cup of Glühwein, listen to live carol singers, or shop for the perfect Christmas gift.
Get away for St. Patrick's Day this year with us on one of our Seasonal Holidays. Whether you want to celebrate or just make use of your time off, we have a selection of St. Patrick’s Day escapes for everyone! Experience the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York, spend a long weekend searching for the Northern Lights in Iceland or take advantage of your extra holiday days to head further afield to India. All of our tours include return flights, accommodation, transfers and exciting excursions with an expert, local guide, so we get the most out of every destination.
Book a holiday with us for a great value getaway this Easter. Celebrate the holiday in Rome with a visit to some of the most important sites in Christianity or take advantage of the beginning of Spring with a trip to warmer weather destinations like Tenerife, Cannes or Costa Brava. Choose from our great range of destinations and durations – from a short break in one of Europe’s favourite cities to a longer getaway in exotic locations like India and Egypt. All of our Easter tours include flights, accommodation, transfers and excursions with our award winning local guides.
A Seasonal Holiday Experience
Whether you want to celebrate the holiday abroad or just want to make use of your extra holiday days, we have a selection of Seasonal trips to suit your needs. Discover Christmas in a new culture when travelling with us on our Christmas getaways to favourites like Italy, Austria and Greece. For those looking to combine a getaway with their Christmas shopping, we offer trips to some of the best Christmas Markets around Europe. Escape the cold of early Spring and head south for Easter or St. Patrick’s Day to places like Portugal, Montenegro and Spain. Or, take advantage of the long weekend and head for a City Break in one of Europe’s world-class cities like Budapest, Berlin, and Vienna.
Seasonal Holiday FAQs
What is included in my holiday?
Travel Department holidays include flights, transfers and hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast, half board or full board basis, and excursions as specified.
All items that are included are clearly stated in our documentation. Add-ons such as insurance, bags and single room supplements are mentioned separately. In some cases you may have to pay a local departure tax or local transport cost. This will be detailed in your documentation and our local guides will assist you with these. Tipping is not included in your holiday price and information regarding tipping will also be included with your travel documents.
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your Travel Department guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
What is the deposit and when is full payment due?
Deposit is required on booking and is dependent on your holiday type and starts at €100pp for city breaks. Full payment is due 10 weeks before departure hence if you book less than 10 weeks from departure full payment will be due when you book.
Do I need a Visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.