Reasons Why You Should Take a Winter Holiday

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Summer time and holidays are often coined together. It’s halfway through the year for workers, European and North American climates peak and everybody’s talking about bikinis, sun lotion and booking a flight to an exotic destination. But it can be stressful, from peak time prices to managing early and late bookings and everything in between.

This is the very reason why winter holidays are becoming the new summer holidays. The common holiday goer is now exploring all parts of the world, as people are starting to realise that they can see fascinating locations with all the benefits of climate, events and comfort, but without the hefty peak time price. Have a look at just some of the reasons why a winter holiday might suit you.

The Price

From city weekend getaways to worldwide tropical explorations, no matter where you go you will find that the price of everything drops in the winter. Be it flights, hotels, event tickets, even food and activities, you will be sure to find that all aspects of your potential holiday have become stress free as the issue of a big price tag has been removed.

Peace and Comfort

Since winter is off peak, the peace and quiet you are so desperately searching for in a holiday comes at a click of the fingers. From reduced airport checking in queues to calm beaches and silent buzzing cities, winter provides a peaceful comfort no matter where you go. That also means more attention to your needs and wants which leads to a much better service, be it in a restaurant, a hotel, in the airport or on that wonderful tour you’ve always dreamed of taking. Comfort becomes so much more accessible when you have locations at your fingertips and YOUR fingertips only!


It is so much easier to organise. Gone are the days of having to desperately fly through bookings in the hope that you’ll get that perfect room view, only to have it booked out or to arrive and find the room is double booked. With a winter holiday, you can give yourself the time to organise the perfect holiday at a leisurely speed, with no big deadline attached to reservations or bookings. You could even forget about organising altogether and avail of all inclusive winter holidays instead!

Escape the Cold

If a sun holiday is what you’re looking for, why not have it in winter? It makes sense to escape the coldest, darkest months of the year by jetting off to an adventurous, bright and sunny utopia. You’ll pick up a tan that will make any winter hibernator jealous, and have wonderful and exciting stories to tell just in time for Christmas. You may as well enjoy the sun while it’s there for you in the summer, and enjoy it even more by taking your holidays in the winter!

So there you have it, four great reasons to beat the winter blues, the heavy prices and the mass crowds by treating yourself to a truly relaxing, sun-filled winter holiday break. Winter’s famous reputation as a holiday season should be redefined with such great benefits!


Since a boy i have been fascinated by travel, people and places which is the reason i have been in the travel industry for over 20 years in numerous roles sales, marketing, operations & e-commerce. These days i run a boutique digital marketing agency in Tunbridge Wells called All Amplified Media specialising in Digital Marketing for online travel agencies.

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