How To Choose Your Perfect Father Christmas TripWednesday, 09 September 2020
Here at Activities Abroad, we treasure the magic of Christmas and believe it is something to be enjoyed by the whole family. Our Father Christmas holidays are thoughtfully chosen to offer every family member a truly genuine and authentic experience filled with festive fun. What better way to spend the holidays than with the big man himself? With so many exciting Christmas trips on offer, we can help you choose the perfect fit for you and your family.
Our Father Christmas holidays are tried and tested by the families of our very own team, so you can be sure that these trips offer you the best of the season’s festivities, with both sophistication and fun so that there is always something for everyone. We’ve compiled this handy guide to help with the festive decision-making so you can choose an unforgettable Father Christmas break.
The Three Lapland Experiences You Need to HaveTuesday, 09 June 2020
As the world slowly opens up again, there is much discussion regarding what travel will be like following Covid-19. We know it will be more complex but rest-assured, our Family Travel Experts are continuously monitoring the situation so that they can guide you through your booking and monitor the ever-evolving new rules, so that you don’t need to worry. With their expert knowledge, you can be confident that your travel plans are in safe hands and that you can book knowing your holiday is ATOL protected.
Our wonderful suppliers in Finland are also working incredibly hard to implement new procedures which will provide additional peace of mind for guests and we are delighted that none of our destinations have experienced any significant outbreaks of Covid-19. Indeed, they are currently fully anticipating operating their winter programmes and looking forward to welcoming our guests this coming season.
An Arctic escape to magical Lapland should be at the top of everyone’s list this winter. But with so many incredible winter wonderland experiences that the whole family can enjoy available, it can prove difficult to choose exactly what to do on your own winter break. Read on for our top three Lapland experiences to help you plan your dream Arctic itinerary:
What you need to know about the Northern LightsThursday, 25 July 2019
It is safe to say that here at Activities Abroad we get very excited about the onset of a new winter season. Not only do the winter months in the Arctic bring with them a host of exciting family activities such as dog sledding and reindeer sleigh rides, they also give our families one of the first opportunities to go in search of the Northern Lights!
Top 5 experiences to have during your family holiday to LaplandThursday, 04 July 2019
Though Father Christmas may call it home, when it comes to experiences in Lapland, the man in red has some fierce competition!
Why you need to book your Lapland escape early!Wednesday, 22 May 2019
We know what you are thinking! It’s not even summer, so why are we discussing the winter season? Well, we’re going to let you into a little secret - now is probably one of the best times of year to begin planning your festive family holiday before our handpicked hotels and flights are all snapped up!
Planning a trip to Lapland to see Father Christmas? Here are our top tips…Wednesday, 17 October 2018
10 unmissable winter experiences with the kids!Monday, 01 October 2018
Sadly, the school holidays are over and it’s time to get back to reality. But why not give into some wanderlust thoughts and start thinking about your family winter break!
Here are Activities Abroad’s 10 unmissable winter experiences you need to have this year:
My top 3 Lapland experiences to have this winter!Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Lapland offers so much to families wanting to revel in all the joys that come with an escape to a winter wonderland. With so much choice, we understand that it can be hard to narrow down exactly what you want to do on your family break. So, in order to help you plan your next Arctic escape, we caught up with one of our Travel Experts, Laura to get her top three experiences to have this winter with your family:
Get inspired to get away this winter!Tuesday, 14 August 2018
If you are anything like us then you have probably been longing for the chance to escape the heat of summer and cool down! Now it might still be the summer holidays but the good news is that winter is around the corner and here at Activities Abroad we think that there are plenty of reasons to get excited about the colder months!
Taking my family to LaplandMonday, 09 April 2018
Having worked at Activites Abroad for almost 9 years I have always dreamt about taking my family to Lapland. I am very lucky to be able to visit many of the wonderful destinations that we offer as part of my role as Product and Operations Manager and I consider many of our local partners as friends rather than just business associates.
Can I have a pet reindeer please?Friday, 09 February 2018
We recently caught up with Laura from our marketing team to find out about her experience meeting reindeer in Finnish Lapland, here's what she had to say:
So, I’m a little bit of an animal lover (ok - major animal lover) and when I heard I was going to Finnish Lapland and getting the chance to meet reindeer, I couldn’t have been more excited!
Top 3 Family Winter Holiday DestinationsFriday, 24 February 2017
Experiencing a snow holiday with Activities Abroad is more than just your normal family ski escape. Combine fantastic snow with bucket list experiences, endless fun away from crowded resorts and magical family experiences.
Here are our top three places to experience a snow holiday:
Amy’s Top 4 February Half-Term Holidays For FamiliesThursday, 01 December 2016
With the festive season creeping up on us, it’s not too early to turn your attention to the February half-term holiday in order to make the most of this precious time with loved ones.
Take a look at this roundup of my favourite holidays departing during the next school half-term:
Our Top 3 Winter Experiences to try in LaplandMonday, 24 October 2016
Lapland has so much to offer families who are eager to experience a winter wonderland escape, but sometimes with its vast range of activities it can become the case of having too much choice of fun things to do during your stay.
We’ve picked 3 great winter experiences that you must do this year:
A winter in Finnish LaplandThursday, 14 April 2016
Our representative Katrina has been busy looking after our families staying in Harrinva, Jeris and Torassieppi this year. We caught up with Katrina to find out about her winter in Lapland.
What do families enjoy the most about Harriniva, Jeris and Torassieppi?
There are so many fun activities to enjoy especially for children. Children always love meeting the huskies. They enjoy the husky safaris and getting to cuddle the huskies. The reindeers are also very popular and a reindeer sleigh ride is a magical experience for the whole family. The tobogganing is probably one of the most popular activities. It’s very fun and children don’t get cold as they are constantly running up the hill for another go.
Reindeer Sleigh Ride
Ben shares his favourite winter experiences from NellimWednesday, 30 March 2016
Over the winter months our Activities Abroad representative Ben has been working in Nellim. As the season draws to a close we asked Ben to share his favourite experiences of the winter season.
Amy and Jo check the preparations for our family Christmas holidays!Thursday, 20 November 2014
Jo and Amy our Product and Sales managers are currently in Finland checking on preparations for our family Christmas holidays.
As they touched down in Rovaniemi it was clear winter had arrived and there was even a couple of inches of snow on the ground making everything look extra special!
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