a1travelThe A1 Travel team has come up with an amazing package of holiday deals for those UK holidaymakers who like to spend the festive season away from home being pampered. With the festive season fast approaching demand is getting higher and availability lower. The Red Sea offers fantastic weather and is only 5.5 hours flying time from the UK.

A1 travel has teamed up with some of the Red Sea’s top hotels to offer all-inclusive holidays at bed & breakfast prices. Amongst the packages they have negotiated are:

A 7 night stay in the 5-Star Park Inn by Radisson in the beautiful resort of Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt. The hotel sits just a few minutes stroll from a beautiful Red Sea Nabq beach. For those who do not like the beach there are seven swimming pools to choose from. The 31-slide water park ensures that nobody gets too hot or bored. There is also a full spa, which offers a range of beauty treatments as well as a full fitness centre.

Included in the price is all food and drink, which can be enjoyed in the hotel’s five bars and two restaurants. Flights depart on the 29th December from Gatwick or Manchester . The entire all in-inclusive package costs just £659.

A1 Travel customers are also being offered the chance to save up to 39% on a week’s stay at the luxurious Iberotel il Mercato in Hadabet Om El Seed, Egypt. Flights depart from Gatwick on the 22nd December. This five star hotel is just 18kms from Sharm El Sheikh Airport and is located on the promenade with easy access to great shopping and entertainment. There are four swimming pools and a private beach to enjoy as well as a beauty salon on site.

For those who want a longer break there is the chance to take advantage of a 44% off deal for a 11 night all inclusive holiday to the Stella Makadi Resort in Hurghada. Those flights depart on 21st September. The resort is located on the edge of a beautiful white sand beach. In the resort itself, there is also a supersized pool and a private jetty as well as sailing, beach volleyball and a full spa and wellness centre.

Every year, more and more people are deciding to spend Christmas and the New Year enjoying themselves somewhere sunny. Demand for holidays over this period has been steadily increasing for over a decade.

In 2014, over 4 million people decided to go abroad for Christmas. Some resorts saw demand increase by over 50%. Lanzarote received 84% more visitors over the Christmas period of 2014 than they did the year before.