Shake-off the post Christmas blues with New Year coach holidays
Coaches have always been recognised as providing a cheap way to travel long distances between cities and countries. Popular with people who don’t like flying or those on a tight budget coach travel has tended to have a reputation for being cheap and cheerful. However as people have looked for more unique experiences and modern coaches have become more luxurious coach holidays have seen something of a revival in recent years. This is especially true for those wanting a short break away and coach companies have been quick to promote Christmas and New Year holidays.
With New Year coach trips you can celebrate in a different city or even a different country. There are many all-inclusive packages available and if these are not what you are looking for you can tailor-make your own coach holiday by basing yourself in a holiday apartment and booking separate day trips by coach. Fans of coach holidays prefer them because of the comfort levels and the chance to see more of the scenery than you would by other means of travel – what’s more you can just sit back and let the coach driver do all the hard work.
All-inclusive New Year coach holidays are carefully scheduled with activities hotel accommodation and main meals provided. Typical of this type of holiday involves spending a few nights in a major city with excursions evening entertainment and good food laid-on for you. Edinburgh is a popular destination within the UK for this type of break as it has a wide range of attractions and huge New Year’s fireworks display at Edinburgh Castle. Many in London and the south-east of England will head to Paris by coach for some winter sightseeing a river boat cruise and to toast in the arrival of the New Year at the city’s fabulous fireworks display at the Eiffel Tower.
Families with children often prefer New Year coach holidays to theme parks and many of the major theme parks cater for an action-packed New Year. There are coach trips to Disneyland Paris from London and many of the nearby European capitals. These trips can often be combined with a sightseeing day in the French capital but the Disney Studios put on an excellent fireworks display to see in the New Year so you don’t have to leave the park unless you really want to. You can also book all-inclusive New Year coach trips from many major cities in the UK to Legoland Windsor and Alton Towers near Derby which also line-up some excellent festive entertainment for families.
You can find a range of day trips by coach from many major European cities and these often run throughout the year. This means that you can celebrate the New Year in the city of your choice stay in a holiday rental apartment there and schedule a number of day trips to create your own continental New Year coach holiday. Popular guided one-day coach trips from Paris include destinations like Mont St Michel Versailles and tours of the Champagne region. From Amsterdam you could explore Bruges or Brussels in neighbouring Belgium or travel through countryside dotted with traditional Dutch windmills and rural hamlets. In the UK coach trips from London to Windsor Castle ancient Stonehenge and elegant Bath are always very popular.
So whatever way you choose it is easy to shake-off the post Christmas blues with a New Year coach holiday.