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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.
  • Luxury family holidays worldwide

    Luxury family holidays worldwide from Expressions Families.

    Expressions Families provides luxury, tailor-made family holidays to carefully selected four and five star hotels and resorts worldwide, all of which offer excellent services and facilities for families with children of all ages.
    We offer luxury holidays for families in Europe and further afield, from tropical beach stays in the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean, to more adventurous luxury family tours further afield, perhaps in Sri Lanka or Vietnam. Knowledgeable and experienced travel specialists are ready to offer advice and assistance, paying extra special attention to detail and including services such as pre-holiday menus which allow clients to order items in advance.
    For 30 years we have demonstrated consistently our understanding of the needs of the family when taking a luxury family holiday overseas and can provide information regarding room types which are suitable for families, transfer vehicles large enough for the whole family plus luggage, information on getting out and about.  We believe that personal service and detailed information is imperative with luxury  family holidays. Our website can give you an overview, but it is our specialist knowledge that is second to none and something our clients find invaluable - please do call us.
    Whether you are looking for a luxury family holiday in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, the Caribbean or the Indian Ocean, we can recommend hotels and resorts suitable for your needs.

     As well as stay-put, beach holidays, we also offer family activity holidays and luxury touring holidays for families which can be enjoyed by adults and children alike.Here are some examples:
    Cultural holiday to Pompeii and Herculaneum
     Sri Lanka family tour
    Vietnam family tour
    Australia tour for families
     Discover the different destinations that we offer or speak to our experienced and helpful travel specialists who will tailor-make a holiday to suit your individual requirements and budget.

    With 30 years' experience as a specialist tour operator, Expressions Families can offer advice, care and attention to detail. Read on to find out why our family holidays are so special... 

    Hotels chosen for families

    Our holidays are based on hotels, usually 4 or 5 star or equivalent, that have been chosen because they are 'child friendly’ in various ways, often offering kids' clubs and accommodation for families. The hotels we have chosen here are not meant to be ‘holiday camps for families’ with cafeteria-style dining and shorts at dinner-time, but are high quality properties which we believe will appeal to our discerning clients. Many of these hotels will also appeal to other markets too - it wouldn’t be unusual to find older couples and honeymooners at some hotels at the same time as families (for example, Le Touessrok  has an excellent children’s club and arrangements for families but appeals to honeymooners too).  

    Suitable room types for families
    We will provide information on which room types are best for your party composition, taking into account ages of the children. Some hotels will allow only one child under 12 to share a room with two adults whilst others will allow up to three children under 12 to share with two adults in varying categories of room at varying degrees of cost. 

    Facilities and activities for all the family
    We give you details of the facilities and activities at each hotel for all members of the family. We advise if there are children’s swimming pools, if there is a lifeguard or not, which restaurants children can dine in, children’s club arrangements, age restrictions on certain water sports for children, medical services, baby-sitting provisions. We also give you information about adult-oriented activities too such as spa treatments, water sports, tennis courts, golf courses and local excursions.

    Best possible prices for families
    Our pricing philosophy is quite simple; we aim to give you the best possible prices for your family group. To arrive at this, we will have to put together a tailor-made price for you. This will reflect the ages of your children, the type of accommodation you want and will take into account all the possible reductions the hotel gives us for family groups. As an indicator though, we have priced holidays in advance as examples only for two adults and two children under 12 in a variety of suitable room configurations. The ‘from’ or lead-in prices for high and low season are given on hotel pages as a guide only whilst the actual price for your holiday will be calculated by us for you. Please note: the indicator prices given here have not had any special offers applied to them nor have they had any relevant flights supplements added, depending on availability. Apply the relevant offers and the prices might come down. Also remember that prices will vary depending on the number and ages of children travelling. It is always best to contact us for a tailor-made quote.

    Suitable travel arrangements for families
    Our holidays will include appropriate transfer vehicles for families, either a car large enough to accommodate four or a self-drive vehicle that is a large one able to handle children and luggage for a family. Car seats for infants and children are not included but can be booked at many but not all destinations, (so you might want to consider bringing your own) at a small supplement. Even if we include a transfer for you from the airport to the hotel, you may want to have the use of a hire-car for a few days of your holiday - we can arrange this for you in advance.

    Unrivalled information available
    Just a cursory glance at the pages of our website will reveal nuggets of information about the hotel and services and facilities available for your family. This information has been put together specifically for your requirements and even where we might have worked with a certain hotel in another programme, this information has been gathered and tailored just for families. We have spent a great deal of time and effort in trying to get this right for you to ensure you have the best possible holiday.

    Unique pre-booking service
    We are very proud of what we think is a unique service for family holidays. Our aims are to go one step further than providing you with the detailed information we think is necessary anyway and to give you the opportunity to order up specific items, foods, drinks and services in advance. We know that a happier holiday will result when you know what you can take, what can be ordered in advance and what you might want to send. We provide a menu of services for you to complete and send back to us, so that we can make all the necessary arrangements with the hotel. Obviously the list of possibilities will vary from hotel to hotel - some will be adept at supplying sterilising kits and changing mats, others will have arrangements to feed your child à la carte every day.

    Our website provides a great overview of the detailed information and advice which is available, but to take advantage of our outstanding personal service then please call us. 

    Expressions Families is an independent specialist tour operator which was established in 1989 and offers tailor-made family holidays, providing personal service with a professional approach. We pride ourselves on interpreting your demands and requirements to provide you with the holiday that you want, ensuring a successful match between client and holiday.

    Personal and professional service
    We personally know the majority of the hotels that we feature, and we put together our holidays with our clients in mind. Contact with Expressions Families means contact with specialist sales consultants to know the product very well and can offer plenty of advice.
    All aspects of your holiday are personalised, from the itinerary to your holiday confirmation and documentation which provides you with information that is relevant to you. From the point of initial contact with us, you will deal with the same sales consultant, who will handle all aspects of your booking and ticketing.
    We approach your holiday in a way that offers you the arrangements you want, not to slot you in to pre-existing arrangements. This might mean juggling dates, securing the last available room at a hotel or tailoring a complex itinerary involving numerous components. Your holiday is as individually fashioned and tailor-made as you want it to be.

    How we price your holiday
    All prices mentioned on our website and in our brochure are simply guides, as there are many variations that might affect the price including exchange rates, flight costs and special offers. To find out exact prices for the holiday that you are interested in, contact us for a tailor-made quotation.
    All our holiday arrangements have been designed to afford you maximum flexibility and freedom of choice. We include travel arrangements, whether it be flight, ferry or tunnel crossing or rail travel as well as many nights' hotel accommodation as you want, in as many different places.

    Our Price Guarantee
    We guarantee that once you have made a firm booking with a deposit payment, there will be no increases in the price of your holiday due to currency movements. If, for any reason, there have been changes in the price of the holiday you want, you will be advised at the time of booking.

    Full Financial Protection
    Full financial protection is offered when you book a holiday with us. Our air holidays are ATOL protected, and we are a member of the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited to protect non-flight packages. We are also members of ABTA and AITO (the Association of Independent Tour Operators), an organisation of some of Britain’s best specialist tour operators.

  • Self catering holidays in Portugal

    Enjoy a self-catering holiday in Portugal this summer, staying in one of the luxurious Residences at the popular Pine Cliffs Resort on the Algarve.
  • Cultural family holidays to the Amalfi Coast

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    Discover the Greek and Roman wonders of Italy's Amalfi Coast, visiting cultural sites including Paestum, Pompeii and Herculaneum.
  • Active family tour of Sri Lanka

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    A Sri Lankan touring holiday where families can spot elephants in the wild, mess about on the beach, visit a turtle hatchery or go whale-watching.
  • New family holidays

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    New ideas for family holidays in Spain, Portugal and Italy, all offering a range of accommodation options and facilities for all ages.
  • Long haul family self catering holidays

    Luxurious and well-equipped villas in Jamaica, St Lucia and Mauritius with easy access to resort facilities.
  • Summer family holiday suggestions

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    Find the ideal destination for your summer family holiday, with a range of luxurious suggestions throughout Europe.
  • 2019 early booking offers for luxury family holidays

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    Early booking offers for 2019 luxury family holidays.
  • Family self catering holidays in Europe

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    Family-friendly villas and apartments in Europe with fully fitted kitchens, located within outstanding resorts.
  • Grown-up family holidays

    Grown up family holiday ideas where older children and teenagers are able to learn new skills, take part in sports or enjoy a cultural experience.
  • Best kids' clubs

    Family-friendly hotels and resorts with outstanding childcare for infants, children and teenagers including indoor and outdoor activities.
  • Touring holidays for families

    Enjoy a family touring holiday in Europe or Asia, an excellent way of visiting various places of interest within a country.
  • Activity holidays to Pine Cliffs Resort

    Family activity holidays to the Pine Cliffs Resort on the Algarve, where families can take part in golf and tennis academies or enjoy water sports.
  • Family holidays to Southern Africa

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    Safari holidays and multi-centre combinations, allowing families to discover stunning landscapes and spot wild animals including Africa's Big 5.
  • Europe

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    Europe offers an amazing array of family holiday possibilities, from elegant rural hotels to contemporary seaside resorts in the Mediterranean.
  • The Caribbean

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    The islands of the Caribbean are vibrant, colourful and diverse, offering exciting and varied possibilities for family holidays.
  • The Indian Ocean

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    Mauritius and the Maldive offer a tropical playground of soft, sandy beaches and warm waters - a perfect choice for children and adults.
  • Asia

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    Malaysia and Thailand offer outstanding opportunities for families not only for beach holidays but also to explore the cultural diversity on offer.
  • The Middle East

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    Dubai and Oman offer a fascinating blend of the ancient and the modern, the desert and the sea, as well as outstanding weather and luxurious hotels.
  • Windjammer Landing, St Lucia

    A village-like resort on a fantastic stretch of beach with excellent facilities.
  • Chia Laguna Resort, Italy

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    A popular yet tranquil beachside resort in Sardinia where four unique hotels offer a variety of accommodation, while facilities are extensive and varied.
  • Westin Turtle Bay

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    The five star Westin Turtle Bay Mauritius is a beautifully designed, idyllic resort on the west coast of the island in historic Balaclava. Elegant guestrooms, an aptly named Heavenly Spa, numerous excellent restaurants, and a breath-taking location make this the perfect choice

    • 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


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