It was nice to start the week by receiving pictures from our Tour Guide Concha, leading our Best of the Baltics holiday. The pictures were taken in Helsinki, the Lahemaa Natural Park and Kadriorg Park in Estonia and in Riga at the National Library of Latvia. The next Best of the Baltics holiday will be […]
If you are a previous traveller or on our mailing list you will shortly be receiving copies of our new holiday brochures. Our latest Escorted Tours and Walking Holidays Collections with departures through to the end of 2020, the year in which we celebrate our 20th anniversary, will be landing on doorsteps early in September. […]
Winner – Photo competition Congratulations to Miss Adams of Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire on winning 2019’s first photo competition. Her picture looking across Praia de Marinha taken whilst on the third walk of our Walking in the Algarve holiday in February was selected by our judges. Miss Adams will receive £100 towards a Preferred Travel Services […]
Preferred Travel staff have selected their favourite entries from all the photos received so far this year to put together a shortlist of 8 pictures from which a winner will be picked. The lucky winner, as selected by an independent judge, will receive £100 towards a new holiday booking with us. The winning entry will […]
The closing date for entries for our first photo competition of the year is the 30th June. We’re receiving lots of entries from a variety of our holiday destinations. Here is just a selection we’ve been sent since our last update. A shortlist of photos, picked by our staff, will be posted after the closing […]
Our May Walking & Birdwatching in Menorca holidaymakers not only enjoyed some excellent walking weather (judging by these photos taken by our walking guide and expert ‘birder’ Javier) but also a very productive time for bird sightings. Javier has put together a list of the birds spotted by each of the walking groups during their […]
Our walking guides and representatives have been busy with our holidays to Catalonia this spring, but our guide Matt still had time to spot some very rare wildflowers while out with our walking groups. The Fritillaria and the Woodland Tulip were spotted on a ‘Trails & Rails’ walk in March and are extremely rare and […]
Following a busy February with holiday departures to Cyprus, Tenerife, Eastern Andalucia & the Algarve we’re pleased to be receiving entries for our holiday photo competition. The competition runs twice a year with winners chosen by 31 July & 31 December. We often post a selection of the pictures here including these taken during our […]
Whilst many of us batten down the hatches and endure the driving wind and rain our early season holidaymakers have been enjoying the much more agreeable weather across the Mediterranean. We’ve been sent a number of pictures including these from our holidays in Almunecar in Eastern Andalucia and Paphos in Cyprus.
Congratulations to the winner of our final photo competition of 2018 – Mrs Whittam of Guisborough. Her picture, looking out to the sea from the Pioneer Beach Hotel in Paphos, was taken in late November whilst travelling on our Walking in Cyprus holiday. Mrs Whittam, selected as the winner by an independent judge at Media […]
It’s that time of year again – time for the fiendish Preferred Travel Services Christmas Quiz. For all the questions and the answers please click here.
The shortlist of pictures for our final photo competition of the year has been selected and can be viewed here. A winner will now be selected by an independent judge. Thank you to everyone who has entered, we have had some terrific photos submitted throughout the year. The details of the winning picture will be […]