With so much uncertainty around travel right now, those who are desperate to fulfil their wanderlust are looking for creative ways to get out and about into the world once again. Big events and trips may have been postponed, but they are now coming back in full swing, ready to host eager guests, while keen travellers are swiftly booking up their tickets to treat themselves and their little explorers to experiences all over the world.
Whether you are looking for something this year or are in the process of planning a bigger trip that encompasses a range of amazing experiences at a later date, there are plenty of events that you can add to your diary to make a fun-filled trip for you and your family. You will no doubt be looking to choose luxury family holidays that combine the best of what you have been missing that all of the family will enjoy. From top seats at the Grand Prix to standing atop a volcano to experiencing the delight of the Northern Lights, we’ve rounded up some of the finest encounters you can incorporate into a luxury family holiday to remember.
For football fans
Football fans big and small will surely be thrilled with an experience at their favourite football club’s ground, whether that’s staying on home soil with a trip to Emirates Stadium for an Arsenal tour or something further afield in Spain for Barcelona and Real Madrid fans. From getting a glimpse of the club’s trophies, the changing rooms and visiting the pitch on stadium tours to matchday experiences including good food, good seats and meeting former players, there are a few different ways to get the best experience out of your passion. Just don’t forget to visit the club shop afterwards to treat yourselves to a selection of branded paraphernalia that will remind you of a day well spent.
For the Formula One fanatics
Watching the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo crossing the finish line with panache will surely excite, whether you are the most die-hard Formula One fan or not. Why not combine a trip to UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi with a visit to the Grand Prix in December and enjoy a thrilling experience with luxury Abu Dhabi GP tickets? With a combined travel package, you can expect four night’s hotel accommodation in a five-star resort, return flights and transfers along with your GP ticket as well as amazing hospitality packages that can be included, too.
For the adventurers
Adventurers of any age will be thrilled with the prospect of an adventure holiday encompassing a visit to a volcano for a smattering of added excitement. The likes of Santorini, Italy, Costa Rica, Iceland, Hawaii and more boast volcanoes you can visit and learn more about. Not only will it be thrilling, especially if it’s a visit to an active volcano, but you could combine the trip with a visit to a relaxing nearby hot spring.
For the nature enthusiasts
Budding David Attenboroughs of the world will surely be keen to have the opportunity to get up close and personal with their favourite animals. Why not consider a safari holiday for your family where you can see some of the most amazing creatures in the wild? Seek out the Big Five on safari or alternatively, head out on the water if it’s marine life you’re more interested in with an exciting boat tour to spot whales, dolphins, seals and the like.
For the history buffs
History-loving kids will love interactive museums and in person tours of historic sites, so consider a trip to the likes of Rome where kids can enrol in gladiator school at the Colosseum; Athens where a Greek mythology treasure hunt will surely please; or London where the Tower of London, The Science Museum and Natural History Museum are just some of the many places that will excite.
For the Christmas lovers
Exciting at any age, a trip to Santa’s home turf is sure to be a hit, especially when combined with a range of fun experiences for the whole family. Stay in luxury lodgings, enjoy sledding, fairy-tale forest walks, gingerbread making and meeting the man himself, and, to top it all off, you may even experience the magic of the Northern Lights on your wintry trip, too.