British Travel Awards 2014 Voters' Prize Draw Winners

Thank you to everyone who voted in this year's British Travel Awards and congratulations to our prize draw winners.

Once again our travel industry supporters came up with a great selection of prizes and we are pleased to announce the winners. The winners will have received an email, at the address they registered when voting, with details of how to claim their prize. For further information email

25 Airport Hotel and Parking Packages

Courtesy of APH (Airport Parking & Hotels)

Start your holiday a day early by driving to the airport the night before your flight and wake up close to the airport feeling refreshed and ready to fly! Plus, your car will be kept in one of our secure car parks whilst you are away so you can rest assured your car is in safe hands!

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Congratulations to:

K. Hutchinson, Durham | P. Holman, Stone | S. Johnson, Bournemouth
P. Nutkins, Enfield | N. Govey, Chelmsford | A. Mansbridge, Reading
M. Burtenshaw, London | D. Cobden, Hoddesdon | C. Smith, Nettleton
V. Harris, Stockton-on-Tees | A. Green, Preston | S. Moore, Formby
J. Hendrickson, Beaminster | S. Eaton-Lees, Wolverhampton | C. Thomas, Cardiff
S. Smith, Sheffield | D. Suton, Leicester | N. Harrison, Preston | S. Ford, Bristol
B. Liversedge, Halifax | P. Hayes, Shrewsbury | D. Clark, Stowmarket
B. Long, Folkestone | C. Henshaw, Glasgow | A. Trend, Leigh

Drive a new Jaguar T-Type for a weekend

Courtesy of Avis Europe

This prize is valid until 31 March 2015 (excluding Bank Holiday weekends). Drive around in a Jaguar F-Type for the weekend, impress your friends and enjoy the luxury of being an Avis Prestige driver!

Avis Prestige Car Rental offers a wide range of luxury cars to hire including Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover Range Rover, Mercedes and Porsche all chosen for their reputation and status.

Our cars are fitted with Satellite Navigation and are superbly presented. We take pride in offering an excellent selection of luxury cars to meet your needs.

Our prestige cars are based in Central London, London Heathrow Airport, Central Manchester, Manchester Airport, Central Edinburgh and Edinburgh Airport. We also offer a bespoke delivery and collection service with prices on request.
Good luck in the BTA Prize Chest draw – and in the meantime if you’d like more information about Avis Prestige Cars and hire services, please contact us on 020 7591 0444 or visit our website at

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Congratulations to:

D. Crowther, London

A car and four passengers return crossing from Plymouth to Santander, Spain

Courtesy of Brittany Ferries

Enjoy a relaxing return cruise for car plus four passengers on the Pont Aven Britanny Ferries flagship to Santander with a 4-berth cabin each way. The ship offers a superb pool and leisure area, promenade for pleasant deck strolls and a dramatic five-deck high atrium. With on board cinema, spa treatment room and fine a la carte restaurant there is plenty to do on board before you relax in your own 4-berth cabin with en-suite facilities. You can take your own car so pack as much as you wish - and wake refreshed in Santander, Northern Spain.

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Congratulations to:

D. Salmon, Ottery St Mary

£500 voucher for use against a Coast & Country Cottages Holiday Booking

Courtesy of Coast & Country Cottages

A £500 holiday voucher prize to spend on a self-catering property of the winner's choice in the beautiful South Devon coast and countryside. (terms and conditions apply).

Congratulations to:

F. Norger, Ascot

7 nights at Tamarind Barbados by Elegant Hotels Group

Courtesy of Elegant Hotels Group

Tamarind is a four star beachfront property on the west coast of Barbados. This contemporary 104 room hotel sits on a 750 stretch of white sandy beaches ideal for couples and families.  If has three pools, a spa and a variety of complimentary watersports including waterskiing. This prize is for a seven night stay with breakfast each morning, a beach ambassador service and water taxis between the other Elegant Hotels Group properties on the west coast.

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Congratulations to:

M. French, Derby

3-night, 4-star Singles City Break to Dublin

Courtesy of Friendship Travel Singles Holidays

Enjoy a city break with other single travellers – to the great fun city break of Dublin with Friendship Travel Singles Holidays. Fly to Dublin and enjoy a 3 night stay in a 4* hotel and take in all the sights of Dublin. A visit to the Guinness factory is a must ! This will be a dedicated departure with other solo travellers and a Friendship Travel host. A great way to experience a singles holiday for the first time.

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Congratulations to:

S. Fellows, London

£100 I-tunes voucher

Courtesy of Ginger Juice

Ginger Juice, the social media support team for The British Travel Awards are offering an i-tunes voucher to the tune of £100. The voucher can be spent in the iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks Store and Mac App Store.

Congratulations to:

F. Ward, Chester

7 nights for two people in Kefalonia

Courtesy of Ionian & Aegean Island Holidays

Stay in a beautiful villa with a private pool located in Kefalonia for seven nights including flights from London or Manchester and inclusive of car hire.

Bookable until October 2015 and excludes July & August departures

Congratulations to:

J. Salisbury, Accrington

2 nights break for two people to Barcelona

Courtesy of Novotel

Win a trip to Barcelona, the vibrant Catalan capital of sunny Spain. Feast on tasty Tapas, sip Sangria in the sun and experience the fascinating architecture, vibrant nightlife and beautiful beaches of this European hot spot. To celebrate the British Travel Awards, leading midscale hotel brand Novotel is offering one lucky voter the chance to win a 2 night break to Barcelona, staying at a selected Novotel hotel.
The prize includes a 2 night break for two people, including breakfast and return flights, staying in one of Novotel’s central Barcelona hotels.

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Congratulations to:

Y. Hunter, Ormskirk

2 return crossings from Hull to Zeebrugge or Rotterdam
3 return crossings from Dover to Calais

Courtesy of P&O Ferries

2 return crossing for up to 4 passengers with car from Hull to Zeebrugge OR Rotterdam

Two prizes - 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.

This holiday must be taken before 31 December 2015 (excluding Bank Holiday weekends) subject to space availability. The expiry date may not be extended.

3 return crossings for up to 9 passengers with car from Dover to Calais
Three prizes, each giving 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 2015 excluding Bank Holiday weekend travelling dates, subject to restricted space and availability

Congratulations to:

2 return crossings from Hull to Zeebrugge or Rotterdam
S. Bird, St Albans | K. Rice, Kelvedon

3 return crossings from Dover to Calais
J. Southan, Gerrards Cross | R. Farmery, Loughborough | C. Charlesworth, Ramsgate

10 Playboy E-Cig Packs

Courtesy of Playboy

Playboy is offering 10 starter e-cig packs including the iconic E-Hookah and two vapour liquids. Hailed as the most innovative way to help give up smoking or cut down on traditional cigarettes, e-cigarettes are also a great replacement for when you are travelling!

Playboy is also offering a 20% discount on all orders (over £20) placed via the Playboy website. Just enter promotion code BTA100 at checkout. Visit for more details.

Congratulations to:

R. Talbot-Ashby, Wendover | G. Clark, Sheffield | C. Chambers, Bridgend
V. Midson, Rowlands Gill | R. Dickinson, Nottingham
R. Skidmore, Penrhyndeudraeth | J. Rayment, Worthing | M. Burridge, Morley
S. Craig, Belfast | S. Purchon, Featherstone

4-nights, 4-star break to Venice and Rome

Courtesy of Railbookers

Discover the historic and beautiful cities of Venice and Rome with central 4* hotels and rail travel between destinations on this 4 night holiday. Fly into Venice and enjoy 2 nights at the Ai Mori d’Oriente Hotel in the traditional Cannaregio district of the city before catching a train from Santa Lucia station on the Grand Canal to Rome. Here in the Italian capital you have 2 nights at the Mascagni Hotel, which is set within an Umbertine style palace and located within easy reach of Rome's famous attractions.


• Flight from London to Venice
• 2 nights at the 4 star newly renovated Ai Mori D’Oriente, Venice
• Standard class train travel from Venice to Rome
• 2 nights at 4 star Masgagni, Rome
• Flight from Rome to London

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Congratulations to:

C. Reynolds, Glasgow

Seven nights, all-inclusive holiday for two at the 4-star Siva Grand Beach Hotel, in Hurghada, Egypt including flights

Courtesy of Red Sea Holidays

Red Sea Holidays is offering a holiday for two at the 4+ star Siva Grand Beach Hotel, Hurghada. The prize includes 7 nights accommodation on an All Inclusive basis, flying direct from London Gatwick, Birmingham or Manchester. We even include a generous luggage allowance, free resort transfers and a late checkout room.

The Siva Grand Beach offers an extensive range of facilities, and enjoys one of the best locations in Hurghada. Set directly on a gently sloping private beach, it overlooks the crystal waters of the Red Sea and is close to the original fishing village – an area known as 'little Cairo' for its vibrant, bazaar-like feel. There’s plenty to do from strolling out on the sand bar snorkelling, messing about in, on or under the water at the aqua centre, or simply enjoying a cool cocktail at the swim up pool bar.

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Congratulations to:

C. Carter, Cambridge

5-day Bay Inclusive Break for 2 adults to a Bay Hotel anywhere in the UK

Courtesy of Shearings Holidays

Enjoy a 5-day Bay Inclusive Break for 2 adults to a Bay Hotel of the winner’s choice anywhere in the UK. Destinations that the winner will be able to discover include the East Coast seaside resorts of Scarborough and Whitby, Classic resorts in the North West including Blackpool and Morecambe or the South coast of England, which boasts popular resorts including Bournemouth, Torquay and Eastbourne. Alternatively, the winner could explore the best of North Wales from their base in Llandudno or discover dramatic landscapes and Highland Heritage at one of 9 Bay hotels across Scotland.

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Congratulations to:

S. Shillabeer, Chatham

Drive the brand new Mercedes Benz S-Class for one weekend

Courtesy of Sixt rent a car

Sixt rent a car is giving away a weekend hire for the latest Mercedes Benz S-Class. This prize is valid until 30th of September 2015.Drive around in style and enjoy the premium service of Sixt!

The new Mercedes S-Class is a mile stone in car history and has impressed many Sixt customers in the past since it was released. Sixt cars are highly equipped and never older than six months so you can be sure to be always driving the latest models at a high standard.

You can pick up your prize at our branches in Central London, London Heathrow Airport and London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5.

Sixt rent a car wish you all the best of luck in the British Travel Awards Prize draw. For further information about Sixt and reservations please visit us at or call our friendly customer service on +44 844 499 33 99

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Congratulations to:

A. Hanlon, Leighton Buzzard

£500 voucher for use against a Sykes Cottages Holiday Booking

Courtesy of Sykes Cottages

Choose from over 5,000 superb holiday cottages across the UK and Ireland.

Sykes Cottages is the UK’s largest independent cottage holiday agency. So whether you’re looking for a romantic hideaway for two, a modern cottage for the family, or a luxury manor house for all your friends, Sykes has the just place!

Winner of last year’s British Travel Award for Best Large UK Cottage Company and rated ‘Excellent’ by TripAdvisor 3 years running; Sykes Cottages has an enviable reputation for quality. And with prices from just £173 per cottage per week, they're stunning value too!

Congratulations to:

V. Hammerton, Watford

A holiday for two on Titan’s ‘California and the Golden West’ escorted tour

Courtesy of Titan

16 days holiday (14 nights hotel and 1 night overnight in flight)

California and the Golden West - The Mamas and the Papas’ 1965 hit California Dreamin’ neatly encapsulate the attractions of the ‘Golden State’. From gold rush pioneers to film industry starlets, the optimistic, the adventurous and the ambitious have made their way to California in search of fame and fortune for two centuries - the epitome of the American Dream.

Titan’s most popular tour introduces great cities such as Los Angeles and San Francisco, iconic stretches of Pacific coastal road and Route 66, and the bewitching expanse of Yosemite National Park, along with the highlights of neighbouring states - the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon, the Wild West landscapes of Arizona and the extraordinary Las Vegas, America’s playground.

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Congratulations to:

R. Miller, Loughborough

Croatia’s Opatija Riviera - 8 day Escorted Holiday

Courtesy of Travelsphere

Discover Croatia’s medieval past from your 4-star hotel in the charming resort of Opatija. Relax on the private man-made beach, admire the coastal scenery on a stroll along the promenade and join excursions to picturesque towns where ancient architecture and local truffles are on the menu.

Departure date: 22 April 2015

What's Included:
  • Scheduled flights
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation
  • 7 nights’ accommodation
  • Half-board basis
  • The services of a Travelsphere Tour Manager
  • Included full day excursion to Istrian Peninsula
  • Hotel porterage (one bag per person)
  • All airport taxes, security charges, UK Airline Passenger Duty, all state and local taxes, plus ATOL protection fee
Optional Excursions are also available

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Congratulations to:

K. Smith, Bridgewater

Fairytale Weekend for Two

Courtesy of Travelzoo

Win a truly fairytale weekend for two at the award-winning Lake Vyrnwy Hotel & Spa. The prize includes two nights in a Premier Lake View room with full breakfast each morning, a bottle of champagne on arrival and dinner on both nights. This Victorian former hunting lodge is situated on the edge of Snowdonia -- you'll be able to enjoy the stunning scenery from a bubbling spa or from your table at the AA-Rosette-awarded Tower Restaurant. The prize also includes dinner at Tavern Brasserie and full use of the luxurious thermal suite on one day. The hotel has featured a number of times in the Travelzoo Top 20® and has been voted one of Travelzoo's best Getaway deals this year by our Deal Experts!

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Congratulations to:

C. Hull, Manchester

4 nights for two people at the 5-star Sofitel ‘The Palm’ Dubai

Courtesy of Tropical Sky

Set on the luxurious Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai, Sofitel The Palm boasts an exotic blend of luscious gardens, tropical flora and elegant interiors. The Palm provides the perfect respite from the bustling excitement of Dubai’s city centre in the form of the tranquil spa - perfect for an indulgent massage or revitalising sauna session. Food lovers will be in their element with a choice of eight sumptuous cuisines to pick from, as well as lively and sophisticated bars where you can unwind of an evening. If you want to keep active there are three spacious swimming pools, as well as golf, tennis and fitness facilities available.

  • Scheduled flights
  • Hotel transfers at destination
  • 4 nights accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis in a Luxury Sea View room

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Congratulations to:

A. Vallender, Birmingham

8 days Danube River Cruise for two people

Courtesy of Viking River Cruises

Win an 8-day Danube river cruise for two people in 2015 with Viking River 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 London
8 days on board with river-view stateroom
6 guided tours
All delicious meals on board with complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board
Visits to 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites, plus an enriching Culture Curriculum programme

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Congratulations to:

J. Trowbridge, Peterborough

A Baltic Showcase - 14 nights cruise

Courtesy of Voyages of Discovery

Ports: Portsmouth • Copenhagen • Stockholm • Helsinki • St. Petersburg • Tallinn • Wismar (Germany) • Kiel Canal Transit • Amsterdam

Elaborate Cathedrals, impressive palaces and historic castles – all reminders of the great empires of the Baltic Sea region. Step ashore in fables cities where ancient and modern cultures contrast, yet merge. St Petersburg is Russia’s ‘cultural capital’ where art, architecture and a fascinating history work together to create a unique city. Fascinating relics of colourful medieval past abound in Hanseatic cities Lübeck, Tallinn and Wismar – the gateway to unforgettable Berlin.

Departure date: 25 May 2015

What's Included:
  • All meals and entertainment on board Voyager for the duration of the cruise of your choice
    Programme of informative talks by our port lecturers and guest speakers, plus enrichment lectures on board
  • Complimentary tea and coffee available from a self-service facility throughout the day and night
  • Use of sauna, gym, Jacuzzis and pool
  • Captain's cocktail parties and gala dinners
  • All port and pre-paid airport taxes
  • Gratuities included for your cabin steward, restaurant waiter and his/her assistant

Congratulations to:

A. Byrom, Rochdale