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British Travel Awards 2016 voter’s prize draw winners

To thank you for taking the time to vote in this year’s British Travel Awards, you will automatically be entered in the BTA Prize Chest draw once you register to vote.

See below for details of the great prizes up for grabs from our partners and sponsors. Winners of the holiday prizes will be emailed during the second week of October at the address used when registering to vote ….. thanks again, and Good Luck!

Win one of 25 hotel and parking packages from APH

Terms & Conditions

The prize is a stay at a UK airport hotel for one night (for up to two adults and two children) and up to one week’s airport parking for one car. The winner must use all elements of the prize on one trip. The prize must be booked and used by 31st December 2017. Prize will be selected by APH from its current range of Hotel & Parking packages on sale on and is subject to availability. Winners are solely responsible for all expenses not specified in the prize description including those associated incidental expenses associated with claiming the prize. No substitutions and no equivalent cash value are offered. Neither APH nor its employees or any sponsors shall have any liability in connection with the acceptance or use of any of the prizes awarded herein.

Win 7-days European Car Hire from Avis

Seven days rental of a mid-sized Avis car, which can be collected from any Avis location in Europe.

Terms & Conditions

Standard AVIS terms and conditions apply
  • Make & model of car not guaranteed and subject to availability
  • Prize includes mandatory charges but not any optional extras, which will be charged to winner locally
  • Fuel not included
  • Minimum 14 days advanced booking required

Win the ultimate family escape to Southern Halt, Cornwall from Blue Chip Holidays

Win a week’s holiday for 4 at an exclusive Cornish retreat. Southern Halt is the perfect base for your Cornish adventure. Rediscover real time out in a beautiful corner of Cornwall, at a brand new collection of luxury lodges in the heart of the countryside. Perched quietly on a field-flanked hilltop, enjoy beautiful views across sleepy farmland and over to Bodmin Moor – the landscape made famous by BBC 1’s Poldark. Southern Halt makes a peaceful retreat from the rest of the world, and every lodge has a bubbling hot tub that makes a stay that little bit more indulgent… Bliss.

Terms & Conditions

  • The prize draw is open to residents of the U.K, aged 18 and over. No purchase is necessary to enter.
  • The prize is for a stay of up to seven night stay at Southern Halt, Dobwalls for four people, for 7 nights or less, arriving before 31st December 2017. Arrival dates within July and August 2016 or 2017 are not valid.
  • The prize value is up to £700. If the chosen holiday dates and duration are less than £800, the remaining value will not be refunded and cannot be used against another holiday.
  • If the chosen holiday dates and duration exceed £700, the extra value will be charged to the guest.
  • The prize is non-transferable
  • Standard booking terms and conditions apply.
  • The winner may not use the prize in conjunction with any other offer, promotion or prize draw. Blue Chip Holidays reserves the right to amend, withdraw or terminate any aspect of the prize draw at any given time without notice if circumstances beyond their control require it to do so.
  • Entry into the draw authorises Blue Chip Holidays and/or our sponsor to contact and to publish the name, photo, address and country of the winners. The winners may be required to participate in reasonable post event publicity.
  • Entry into this draw constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions and any partner associated with the competition.
  • There will be no cash alternative. Promoter reserves the right to substitute any of the prizes with one of an equivalent or greater value.
  • Blue Chip Holidays, our sponsors, nor agencies involved in this promotion will be liable for Data is held according to the Blue Chip Holidays privacy and data policy which can be viewed at
  • The holiday must be taken within any time frame specified. If the holiday is not taken within this time period, the prize will be withdrawn. No cash alternative will be offered.
  • In the event that Blue Chip Holidays cancels your booking due to circumstances beyond our control, an alternative holiday or date will be offered under the same terms.
  • Travel is not included as part of the prize.

Win an ‘Enchanting Lapland‘ day tour from Canterbury Travel

Meet the one and only true Santa Claus in his Arctic homeland and enjoy a magical day in Finnish Lapland courtesy of Canterbury Travel, the Lapland specialist.

Experience the host of traditional Arctic activities in a beautiful setting in the Lappish countryside. The fun begins with an exciting sleigh transfer from Enontekio Airport to a lakeside location, then enjoy unlimited husky and reindeer sleigh rides, tobogganing, visit a snow igloo with ice sculptures on display and the chance to drive a snowmobile. It really is a fun packed day for all, made even more special by a private meeting with Santa.

Terms & Conditions

The tour is for 2 people and includes return flights (LGW or MAN) in-flight catering, 2-course hot lunch, thermal snow suits and boots and all activities as per itinerary. The prize must be redeemed in December 2016 and is only available for departure on 3 December from Gatwick, or 4 December from Manchester. Prize winners must hold a valid passport for travel and are responsible for purchasing their own travel insurance, which should include winter sports cover. Prize winner may purchase additional seats (subject to availability). No cash alternative will be offered.

Win a £500 holiday voucher with Coast & Country Cottages!

2015 and 2014 British Travel Award winners Coast & Country Cottages are offering a prize of a £500 holiday voucher to spend on a self-catering property of the winner’s choice in beautiful South Devon.

Coast & Country Cottages is a VisitEngland Quality Accredited Agency with around 400 self-catering properties exclusively in Salcombe, Dartmouth and the surrounding South Devon coast and countryside. Properties available include elegant country houses, spacious barn conversions, luxury waterside apartments and cosy ‘chocolate box’ thatched cottages, many of which have stunning sea or country views. The locally based team at Coast & Country Cottages will be delighted to help you find the right property for your holiday.

For more information or to request a free brochure call 01548 843773 or visit Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Terms & Conditions

Prize is one £500 Coast & Country Cottages holiday voucher which may be used in full or part payment towards the property of the winner’s choice, subject to availability and not in conjunction with any other offer. The holiday must be booked by 31st December 2016 and must be taken by 1st July 2017, excluding school holidays. The prize is non-transferable, no change given and there is no cash alternative.

Win a £1000 holiday voucher with CORNISH GEMS - Luxury Holiday Homes

£1,000 voucher to spend on a Cornish Gems luxury holiday home booking. Voucher can be used any time during 2017 with no date restrictions (subject to availability!)

For details of the holiday homes available, visit:

Terms & Conditions

  • Competition closes at midnight on 30th September 2017. The winner will be chosen by random and notified via email by 30th October 2017.
  • The winner will receive a voucher which entitles them to £1000 towards a holiday in a Cornish Gems property. Any unspent allowance is not exchangeable for cash or other services. Travel costs are not included.
  • Entrants must be aged 18 and over and not be employees of Cornish Gems, The British Travel Awards or Trinity Mirror.
  • Only one entry per person will be counted unless otherwise stated by way of additional prize entry code.
  • The winner can redeem their voucher any dates between 31st Oct 2016 and 31st Oct 2017 (subject to availability).
  • Normal booking terms apply and there are no cash alternatives.
    All personal data relating to participants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party.

Win a weekend break to Rome with HolidayPirates

The online travel company HolidayPirates has trawled the seven seas to find you a once in a lifetime holiday to Rome. The lucky winner will win a weekend break to the ‘Eternal City’, including two nights’ three-star accommodation and flights, for two persons.

As the nickname implies, there is plenty to do in the city. Rich in culture and 3,000 years of history, Rome offers an array of museums, galleries and ancient monuments to explore.

Take in the awe-inspiring views of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, get up close and personal withto the magnificent St Peter’s Basilica or witness the emerald waters of the world famous Trevi Fountain.

Package includes:
  • Holiday for 2 Persons, 2 nights
  • 3* Hotel in Rome
  • Return Flights

Terms & Conditions

  • No cash prize equivalent
  • Guests must be over 18
  • Subject to availability

Win two nights for two in Greece with

The prize consists of return economy class flights from a UK airport of the prize winners choice to Greece (subject to availability), 2 night’s accommodation in a 4 star hotel on a bed and breakfast basis and return overseas transfers. Accommodation is based on 2 adults sharing a twin or double room.

Terms & Conditions

The holiday prize excludes:
  • Any applicable departure/arrival taxes. This is to be paid by the winner.
  • Ground transfers to and from the UK airport are not included.
  • Excursions, attractions, treatments and car hire.
  • Travel insurance, spending money and any other personal expenses.
  • Visa’s and vaccinations where required.
  • Departures during Half Term, Easter, Christmas and summer (July & August peak season) school holidays and all UK bank holiday weekends. These dates being departures from the 25th to 27th March; 16th, 29th and 30th April, 1st May; 16th, 27th to 29th May; 16th and 26th to 28th August; 16th and 18th December to 1st January 2017.

Win a 7-nights villa holiday for two in Kefalonia, Greece

Ionian and Aegean Island Holidays is offering one lucky winner a seven-night holiday for two people including flights, accommodation and resort transfers (or car hire) to beautiful Kefalonia in Greece.

Terms & Conditions

Travel must be completed by October 2017 and this prize cannot be taken during May half term or in July and August 2017.

Win a Spirit of Krakow five day holiday - Departs April to Oct 2017

The treasures and preserved medieval glories of Poland’s former Royal capital unveiled, and a moving visit to poignant Auschwitz.

One of a handful of major Central European cities to have survived the centuries unscathed, Kraków, former Archbishopric of Pope John-Paul II, and a colourful university seat humming with modern life and post-Communist enthusiasm, is one of Europe’s must-see ‘new’ destinations. Our escorted break lifts the veil on this great visual masterpiece whose UNESCO-listed architectural treasures rival any found across the continent, and also pays a respectful visit to the preserved remains of infamous Aushwitz-Birkenau.
  • Stay in the heart of Kraków in a four-star hotel
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Poland’s stunning former Royal capital
  • Discover the great medieval square of Rynek Glówny
  • Wander the market stalls and galleries of the vast Sukkennice Cloth Hall
  • Don’t miss the stunning Mariacki church
  • Take in Wawel Castle and its stunning riverside views
  • The Kazimierz district was the centre of Jewish culture
  • Enjoy Kraków’s vibrant café culture
    Visit poignant, sobering Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Four nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at a centrally located four-star hotel in Kraków
  • Return flights to Kraków
    Coach travel and transfers
  • Fully escorted by a friendly experienced tour manager.

Win a 7 nights ‘China Express‘ tour with On The Go Tours

Experience an escorted express tour of some of China’s highlights with this seven day tour for two people.

Trip highlights include:
  • BEIJING - Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Silk Alley markets, Jade Carving Factory, Hutong area of Beijing and Chinese Acrobatic show.

  • XI’AN - UNESCO listed Terracotta Warriors, Clay warrior workshop, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, City Wall and bike ride.

  • BADALING AND JUYONGGUAN - Two UNESCO listed sections of the Great Wall of China.

The prize includes:

6 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 1 dinners including a traditional Chinese dinner in Beijing; 2 overnight trains (soft sleeper cabin); Rickshaw ride through Beijing Hutong area; airport arrival and departure transfer on day 1 and day 7; all relevant transfers and transportation in private A/C vehicles.

3 nights 3-4 star hotels, 1 night basic accommodation Juyongguan Pass Hotel; Chinese acrobatic performance; Xi’an - bike ride on medieval City Wall; Touring of Beijing, Badaling, Juyongguan and Xi'an; English speaking specialist guides at local sights.


Flights to/from Beijing, Visa costs, entrance fees to sites (approximately £50), tips for your tour guide and any meals which are not detailed in the inclusions list above.

Terms & Conditions

The prize is based on two people sharing twin/double accommodation. The prize must be booked by the end of 2016 and is valid for travel until the end of 2017 - some restrictive travel dates may apply.

One prize, two holidays for two people with Opodo!

Your next two holidays in the sun are sorted! Win 4 x return flights for you and a friend with Opodo.....

One lucky winner will have the chance to enjoy two different holidays in the sun, courtesy of our friends at Opodo. This prize includes return flights for two people to Portugal (your choice of Lisbon or Porto) PLUS two return flights to experience post-Olympic excitement in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. All flights are with TAP Portugal departing from London

Terms & Conditions

Tickets are non-transferable and all flights must be taken before 30 June 2017. Travel during peak periods is restricted and not available over Christmas, Easter, School and Bank holidays. Reservations must be made at least one month prior to departure.

10 opportunities to win a £50 parking voucher from ParkCloud

With ParkCloud Airport Parking you can take £50 off the cost of your next car parking booking at, or nearby, most UK Airports. 10 lucky voters could win a £50 voucher with ParkCloud for use anytime until the end of 2017. That’s a welcome saving on your overall holiday expenses. For details of where ParkCloud operates airport parking, visit their website at

2 chances to win return crossings for up to 4 passengers with car from Hull to Zeebrugge OR Rotterdam

Standard return on the Hull - Zeebrugge OR Hull - Rotterdam route for a car and up to four passengers. Includes complimentary club cabin facilities on each crossing.

Terms & Conditions

All must be taken before December 2017 (excluding Bank Holiday weekends) subject to space availability. The expiry date may not be extended).

3 chance to win return crossings for up to 9 passengers with car from Dover to Calais

Standard return crossings on the Dover - Calais route for a car and up to nine passengers. You can take as many passengers as your car can legally carry, to a maximum of nine, including the driver. This prize also gives all passengers in your group access to the Club Lounge on each crossing. You can stay on the Continent for as long as you like and the prize is valid until 31 May 2017 excluding Bank Holiday weekend travelling dates, subject to restricted space and availability.

2 minicrusies for 2 passengers to either, Rotterdam, Amsterdam or Bruges to be won

Each giving a 2 night minicruise to either Rotterdam, Amsterdam or Bruges. The prize includes 2 consecutive nights on board the ship in a Premier 2 berth outside cabin and coach transfers for 2 people to their chosen destination.

Terms & Conditions

All must be taken before December 2017 (excluding Bank Holiday weekends) subject to space availability. The expiry date may not be extended).

Win 7-nights, 5 star all inclusive holiday in Hurghada

Red Sea Holidays are offering a 7 night all-inclusive holiday at the 5-star Makadi Palace Hotel in Hurghada, Egypt. The prize is for two people and includes return flights from Manchester or London Gatwick and 20kg luggage allowance, plus return transfers in resort.

Terms & Conditions

The prize must be taken before 31 April 2017 and excludes departurs on or between 16 December to 13 January, 11 to 15 February and 14 - 30 April 2017.

Win a week’s sailing holiday for two people

Sailing Holidays are offering a week’s sailing holiday for two people in May or October 2017. (Holidays between June and September are excluded from this prize). If you can’t travel in May or October, the winner can swap this prize for a £1,000 voucher to be used against any other Sailing Holiday. Visit to find out more.

Win a 5-days inclusive break in any Coast & Country Hotel

Shearings will be offering the winner a prize of a 5-day Coast & County Inclusive Break for 2 adults to a Coast & Country hotel of the winner’s choice anywhere in the UK. Our hotels can be found in some of the most popular and unique locations around the UK. Destinations that the winner can choose from include the magnificent Scottish Highlands, beautiful Bath, Cornwall with its white-sanded beaches, tranquil Norfolk and the scenic Lake District, to mention a few.

Terms & Conditions

Hotel of the winner’s choice (from our estate) to be taken between October and February 2017 (excluding New Year and Christmas) for 2 people. The holiday will depart from joining points across the UK and we will not cover the winner’s costs of reaching the joining point. Prize is non-transferrable. Breakfasts and evening meals are included. Break must be taken by 20th December 2016. All rooms are subject to availability. All bookings are subject to our Customer Charter. All contracts and bookings will be concluded in English and will be filed by Coast & Country Hotels, which is a trading name of Shearings Hotels Limited. No cash alternative.

A BMW X6 M - yours for four days!

As the name suggests, the BMW X6 M is possibly the hottest variant of the SUV - four-wheel drive -coupe crossover. Lean back in the leather seats, start the engine and feel the power of the 4395cc V8 motor that gives the X6 M the ability to pass 62mph from standstill in just 4.7 seconds.

With Sixt rent a car you have the chance to win 4 days in this amazing car this year when you take part in the British Travel Awards voting process.

Take your partner out on an amazing weekend for two in this luxurious car or just indulge yourself to a trip to the country side to try out the strength of its powerful engine on England´s scenic roads.

Sixt rent a car´s vehicles are brand new (never older than 6 months), well equipped and come alongside our first class service at pick up in our branches.

Put on your smug face and off you go in the stylish and luxurious BMW X6 M.

Terms & Conditions

  • Prize valid for rentals within the UK with pick up from Central London or London Heathrow Airport
  • Prize valid until 30th September 2017
  • Black out dates: 16 - 27/12/2016 & 13 - 17/04/2017
  • Minimum Driver´s age: 30 years
  • Minimum time driving license held: 3 years
  • Vehicle subject to availability
  • Prize is non-refundable and cannot be paid out in cash
  • For security reasons a valid credit card needs to be provided at pick up and a £5000 deposit needs to stay blocked during the rental
  • Sixt´s general terms and conditions apply

For more information, visit or call 0844 499 33 99

Win 7-nights ski for two in Puy St Vincent with Snowbizz

Puy St Vincent is one of France’s best kept ski secrets! From the Snowbizz base at 1600m, the skiing extends up the mountain to 2750m and down to the village at 1400m - making for an impressive 1350m vertical drop. While the sunny snow bowl above the tree line at 2000m is a favourite with beginners and intermediates, Puy has a variety of runs for everyone and the challenging long reds and blacks will not disappoint even the most advanced skier.

Full details of what you can expect to find on this holiday can be found at

Terms & Conditions

This holiday can be taken either in January 2017 (subject to dates available), or you can defer and take your ski holiday for two people during the 2017/2018 ski season. Restricted dates when this holiday prize is not available are: 24 - 31 December 2017; 11 - 18 February 2018; 25 March - 1 April 2018.

Win a £750 holiday voucher for Solmar Villas

Win a voucher to the value of £750 against your next booking with Solmar Villas. Villas are self catering and can sleep up to 8 people. Solmar Villas are located in Menorca, Mallorca, Canaries, Greece, and the Costas.

Terms & Conditions

  • Value of the prize is for £750 voucher for villa only
  • Only applicable for our ‘Exclusive’ villas with Solmar Villas
  • Booking made before 31st December 2016 for departures up to October 31st 2017
  • Cannot be used with any other offer or discounts
  • If villa chosen is higher than £750 the difference will be added and payed directly to Solmar Villas
  • 7 night stay only

Win a £500 holiday voucher with Sykes Cottages!

Sykes Cottages is offering £500 worth of vouchers that can be redeemed against one of their properties. Whether you want to get away with the family, take the dog for long walks in the woods, go exploring the country or just relax on your own - Sykes Cottages have the perfect holiday property for you. Sykes Cottages have won the British Travel Award for the Best Large UK Cottage Rental Company for the last 3 years - so you know you and your family are in safe hands.

Win a 14 nights ‘Southern Sights and Sounds‘ escorted tour with Titan

The rich cultural heritage of the Deep South is the focus for this wonderful 14-day tour, which has been earning plaudits from satisfied Titan travellers for more than a decade. Discover the Civil War and Civil Rights history as well as America’s musical heritage as we take in the birthplaces of jazz, blues, country and rock n roll, the home of Elvis Presley and the musical capitals of Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans. We also include a jazz cruise on the Mississippi and a visit to one of the grand mansions so redolent of Gone with the Wind – truly a medley of the sublime sights and sounds that so define this charming region.

The tour includes:
  • 12 nights in hotels and 1 in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • 1 meal: 1 dinner (day 10 or 11)
  • Titan’s VIP Home Departure Service®
  • Free connecting flights from regional airports
  • Check-in service by Titan staff with porterage
  • Services of an experienced Titan tour manager
  • Scheduled British Airways or Virgin Atlantic direct flights
    Best available coaches with experienced drivers
  • Hotel porterage (one bag per person)
  • Airport taxes, security charges and fuel surcharges UK Air Passenger Duty (APD)
  • Included excursions and visits: 14
  • Tour of Atlanta with local guide
  • Visit to Martin Luther King Jr Memorial
  • One-way journey up to Lookout Mountain aboard the Incline Railway
  • Tour the famous Jack Daniel’s Distillery
  • Entrance to Belle Meade Plantation
  • Tour of Nashville with local guide
  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Studio B, Nashville
  • Visit to Elvis Presley Birthplace Museum, Tupelo
  • Orientation tour of Memphis
  • Entrance to Graceland
  • Tour of Vicksburg Military Park with local guide
  • Entrance to a Grand Mansion of Natchez
  • Dinner Cruise aboard the Natchez Steamboat
  • Visit to Monroeville

Terms & Conditions

Travel is NOT available on the following departure dates - 18 February, 18 April, 25 July, 15 August, 21 December 2017 2. Restrictions: Subject to availability at time of booking 3. Expiry date: Must confirm departure date by 31 December 2016 and travel before 31 December 2017 4. The free prize draw is open to all UK residents over the age of 18 with a permanent UK address, excluding employees and retirees of Saga PLC or any subsidiary, their families, or anyone connected with the draw. Titan is the promoter and reserves the right to alter the prize, provided it is of the same value. No cash alternative will be offered. The prize is non-transferable. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Win an 8-days ‘Romantic Danube‘ cruise with Viking Cruises

8 days, 6 guided tours, 3 countries

A cruise along the River Danube for two people with Viking Cruises. On our Romantic Danube itinerary you will travel from Budapest to Nuremberg in comfort and style.

Your prize will include:
  • Return scheduled economy class flights from the UK
  • 8 days on board with river-view stateroom
  • 6 guided tours, including 5 UNESCO sites: Budapest’s historic centre, Vienna’s historic centre, Göttweig Abbey, Wachau Valley, Regensburg Old Town
  • All meals on board: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Specially selected house wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Culture Curriculum®: Learn how to make your own apple strudel; enjoy musical entertainment highlighting Austrian and Hungarian classics; attend lectures on the European Union, Viennese coffeehouses and Mozart
  • All port charges, airport taxes and overseas transfers


From Hungary’s vibrant capital, Budapest, to the elegant cafes of Vienna and Austria’s Wachau Valley, no river enchants live the River Danube. Medieval towns, grand cities, picturesque valleys, lavish Baroque cathedrals and a blend of fascinating history, spectacular countryside and vibrant culture – a journey along the romantic Danube is one that you are sure to fall in love with.

Terms & Conditions

  • The prize includes return scheduled economy flights from the UK, flying from a choice of up to 14 regional airports; 8 days accommodation aboard a Viking Longship; 6 guided tours; all meals and drinks as stated in the itinerary; all port and airport taxes; all overseas transfers.
    The holiday must be taken between March - December in 2017, travelling from Budapest to Nuremberg. Holiday available to be taken on selected dates subject to availability. Validity of the prize cannot be extended.
  • The prize offered is for two people sharing a C-grade stateroom. This is subject to change at the discretion of Viking River Cruises.
  • Prize Winner and companions are responsible for their own transportation to and from the UK airport.
  • Travel insurance and gratuities are not included. Any other expenses incurred during the period of the prize will be the responsibility of the prize winner and their companion.
  • No cash alternative will be offered and prizes are non-transferable.
  • Prize is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for cash.
  • The Prize Winner will be responsible for supplying valid passports and, where necessary, for obtaining appropriate vaccinations and inoculations.
  • It is strongly recommended that travellers take out adequate travel insurance.
  • Viking Cruises cannot be responsible for unforeseen cancellations of flights.
  • Viking cannot be responsible for the unforeseen cancellation of the holiday due to circumstances beyond our control.
  • The competition is open to residents of the UK and Northern Ireland, aged 18 and over.
  • Viking reserves the right to substitute and alternative cruise of a similar value due to any unforeseen circumstances.
  • The holiday is ABTA and ATOL protected.
  • All entrants must be a UK resident aged 18 or over