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Honeymoons and weddings abroad are tailor-made by Expressions Holidays. Contact us for a range of honeymoon and wedding destinations around the world and an amazing choice of honeymoons from island-hopping to visiting cultural sites.

With Authentic Experiences from Expressions Holidays you enter a world of genuine holiday and travel experiences within the framework of one of our tailor-made holidays, be its significance culture, gastronomy, wine appreciation, wildlife, sports or special occasions.

Expressions Spas opens a world of tailor-made spa holidays that allows you to choose according to region, type of treatment desired, product type and recommends for your party type, whether it be for couples, singles or perhaps mothers and daughters travelling together.

Expressions Families affords you an amazing choice of sophisticated resorts ideally suited to families in selected destinations worldwide. You can also choose according to required facilities in resort and we suggest holidays for families with grandparents and single parent families too.

Expressions Holidays offers you tailor-made rail holidays and journeys by train, including luxury trains, scenic journeys and classic rail tours.

Tailor-made journeys and tours for individuals and small groups to selected destinations around the world from Burma to Italy, from Vietnam to India.
  • Tailor-made luxury holidays and authentic travel experiences to Australasia

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    For tailor-made luxury holidays and travel experiences to New Zealand and Australia, then our Shades of Green is the perfect choice.

    Shades of Green offers a range of luxury holiday and travel experiences that allows you to explore the untapped variety and beauty of these southern hemisphere countries in an atmosphere of calm, quality and comfort.
    We ensure that you are able to combine the awe-inspiring experiences of the natural scenery, wildlife and activities with organised and secure arrangements, luxurious yet unique accommodation and levels of service and cuisine that satisfy the demands of the most discerning traveller. We will guide you through what can be a baffling array of places, geography, scenery, climates, logistics, activities, types of accommodation and make sure that your holiday matches what you really want. When you’re travelling this far, you have to get it right. From personal experience we know that choosing the right accommodation can be daunting – someone’s ‘luxury lodge’ is not always another person’s ‘luxury lodge’.

    Shades of Green is based on lodges, houses, boutique hotels and hotels (all personally selected) for holidays and tailor-made travel arrangements. Multi centre stays and touring holidays a real speciality of what we provide, with each one being unique. Includes the very best luxury lodges in New Zealand but also tailor-made activities too including fishing, sailing and helicopter trips. This is authentic, luxury, tailor-made travel at its very best.
    The way our programme works reflects the diversity of the destinations and the scope of experiences on offer. We offer you a menu of distinctive possibilities, both travel and accommodation, and then you select with our guidance. We then put it all together for you. Because no two holidays to the southern hemisphere are likely to be the same, the packages are based on components that allow all arrangements to be completely tailor-made. We will include international and domestic flights, land and sea and all local arrangements as well as accommodation, in as many places for as many nights as you want.
    The starting point is really to talk to one of our sales consultants who will base a suggested itinerary on what you want to see and do, how long you can be away for and the type of accommodation that suits you best. We will then construct the itinerary for you and price it, giving options for alternatives as appropriate.

  • The New Zealand Explorer Tour

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    New Zealand touring holiday for individuals ideal as an introductory tour of both North and South Island in Ne

    Guided walk in the Abel Tasman National Park

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    Guided Walk in the Abel Tasman National Park New Zealand is a fantastic way of getting to know this spectacula

    New Zealand wine country tour

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    This 15-night Wine Country Tour is a fascinating opportunity to see some of New Zealand’s best known wine ar

    Doubtful sound and the Fiordland navigator overnight cruise

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    Deep in the heart of New Zealand’s Fiordland National Park, Doubtful Sound is an unspoilt wilderness area of
  • Shades of Green regions

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    Find out more about Australasia

    Shades of Green FAST FACTS


    Nadi International Airport
    Fijian Dollars (£1 = 3 Fijian dollars)
    850 islands scattered across an area of the Pacific measuring roughly 370 miles by 220 miles
    850, 000
    Average temperatures
    Temperatures range from 26C to 31C year-round

    French Polynesia
    Faa’a International Airport, three miles west of Papeete on Tahiti
    Comptoirs Francais du Pacifique Francs (£1=137.25 Francs)
    130 islands spread across 965,255 sq miles of the Pacific
    Average temperature
    Year-round average temperatures in the low- to mid-80s 



    International airports

    Sydney, Melbourne, Perth are the main gateways

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    The climate

    Australia’s size results in a variable climate. The expansive interior is hot throughout the year but can often be very cold at night. The southern third of the country enjoys warm summers (December – March) and mild winters (June – August), although there are extremes of this, such as in the alpine country of New South Wales and Victoria where winters are a lot colder. The far north of the country has just two seasons because of its position on the monsoon belt – hot and wet, and hot and dry.


    New Zealand

    International gateways are Auckland and Christchurch. Most other towns and cities have airports for domestic flights.
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    New Zealand enjoys a maritime climate, which explains partly the lush vegetation and the rich pastures, but also makes it very changeable. It is subject to prevailing winds from west to east although most rain falls in winter (June to August) and the summer months (December to March) are generally drier. The southern and western parts of the country are wetter than the northern and the eastern parts. On top of this longitude and altitude plays a role, with the northern part of the North Island enjoying an almost ‘winter-free’ year and being subtropical.



    • Rail holidays

      Rail holidays and train journeys, tailor-made.

    • Garden holidays

      Italian garden holidays and tours for individuals and small groups

    • Family holidays

      Visit our selection of tailor-made family holidays to selected hotels and resorts around the world.

    • Cookery holidays

      Tailor-made cookery holidays in Italy

    • Spa holidays

      Rejuvenating, relaxing, refreshing, good for the body and the soul; spa and well-being worldwide

    • Authentic experiences

      Our selection of authentic experience and special interest holidays.

    • Worldwide journeys

      Luxury tours for individuals around the world


  • BA flights to the Seychelles

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  • BTA 2017 Silver Winner

    Silver winner at British Travel Awards 2017

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  • New wine tours in Italy

    New wine tours in Italy for 2018 - Tuscany and Sicily in addition to Piemonte

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  • 101 Things to do at Nisbet Plantation

    Enjoy adventurous exploration, indulgent relaxation, intriguing culture and history, authentic Creole food, and thrilling sports, all as part of a stay at Nisbet Plantation.

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  • Garden Tour Updates

    New gardens and villas added to our Italian Garden Tour Holidays.

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  • Verona Opera 2018 Programme

    The performance and dates for the 2018 Verona Opera Festival have been released, and we have begun taking bookings.

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  • Living Retreats at Blue Waters brand-new wellness programme

    In partnership with Living Retreats, Blue Waters in Antigua is launching a brand-new wellness programme that focuses on retreating, rebalancing, and recharging.

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  • New Swiss Rail Tours

    Exciting developments to our Swiss programme have lead to many more personalised rail holiday options.

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