Planning the perfect short break with Norad Travel

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Planning the perfect short break with Norad Travel

The latest holiday inspiration from our award-winning travel agent Joe Teixeira, who heads up Norad Travel Gloucester.

What does a short break mean to you? 

The convenience of flights from local airports to a range of European destinations motivates many of my customers, whilst others take advantage of an ever-increasing choice of exciting options in the UK.

Classic theatre productions such as Les Misérables and Phantom of the Opera along with exciting new productions such as Annie, featuring the delightful Miranda Hart, ensure London theatre breaks remain eternally popular.

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But how about a Gin experience in Beatrix Potter country? Trying out your detective skills on a Murder Mystery Weekend? What about walking in the footsteps of your favourite Games of Thrones characters in Northern Ireland? You'll be amazed at the many experiences available.

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European City Breaks

Classic European cities such as Venice and Prague are easily accessible from our local airports and will always provide excellent opportunities for some great city stays. However, alternative destinations are enticing more and more of us as they offer something a little different.

Superbreak have recently launched an Icelandic escape to Akureyi, ideal for a long weekend with a difference. Not on the tourist trail it's a hidden gem in a delightful setting at the head of Iceland's longest fjord. Fly from Cardiff with excursions to key sights included, for only £699 per person.

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Expand your horizons

Don't assume if you've only got a few days holiday that you can't get very far for a quick escape. Get your warm weather fix in just 3 hours by heading south to Morocco, and find yourself immersed in culture the moment you step off the plane. Navigate historic quarters filled with winding streets of beautiful architecture, shop in the vibrant, bustling souks or go straight to the coast for palm fringed, sun-soaked paradise.

And city breaks don't have to mean Europe... New York can be reached in just 6 hours, and Cape Town is an excellent option for trying something new. With a clever combination of an overnight flight to a destination with just 1 hour time difference, you can escape our winter gloom and bask in sunshine the minute you land, and return to normality straightaway afterwards with no jet lag.

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About Norad Travel:

We are completely independent and fully bonded with ABTA and ATOL. This means we will always recommend holidays based on your specific requirements, aided of course by our own in-depth knowledge.

You can pop in to see us with free parking at all our locations, or give us a call.

Norad Travel Gloucester 
3 Westgate House
The Island Westgate Retail Park
Gloucester GL1 2RU
T. 01452 260188

Norad Travel Liss 
Suite 3 Brows Farm Business Park
Farnham Road Liss
Hampshire GU33 6JG
T. 01730 892298



Norad Travel Group is a full service specialist travel management and leisure travel organisation headquartered in Liss, Hampshire. As well as a Liss-based holiday and concierge service, Norad Travel Group's Leisure Division includes Howard Travel in Trowbridge and Erne Travel in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.

Formed in 1981 Norad are members of the influential Guild of Travel Management Companies and partners in the Advantage consortium of independent travel agency companies. Chairman Mick Gibbs is also chairman of the Focus Group of travel management specialists within Advantage.