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Honeymoons and weddings abroad are tailor-made by Expressions Holidays. Contact us for a range of honeymoon and wedding destinations around the world and an amazing choice of honeymoons from island-hopping to visiting cultural sites.

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Expressions Families affords you an amazing choice of sophisticated resorts ideally suited to families in selected destinations worldwide. You can also choose according to required facilities in resort and we suggest holidays for families with grandparents and single parent families too.

Expressions Holidays offers you tailor-made rail holidays and journeys by train, including luxury trains, scenic journeys and classic rail tours.

Tailor-made journeys and tours for individuals and small groups to selected destinations around the world from Burma to Italy, from Vietnam to India.
  • Client testimonials & reviews

    Client testimonials and reviews

    Here are just a handful of testimonials we have taken from questionnaires and letters received from our clients: 

    "We loved the hotel and will return next year." Mr D, July 2019.  

    "It was a luxury holiday for a special occasion and it exceeded our expectations." Ms H, July 2019.  

    "The hotel was just what we were looking for as Florence was so hot and it was a relief to swim in the pool and feel the breeze from the river Arno." Mrs W, July 2019.  

    "I meant to write to you sooner but the holiday questionnaire has arrived and reminded me. I would like to thank you for the excellent arrangements for our recent holiday. It was a special holiday and it lived up to all our expectations. The Orient Express was a fantastic experience, The Cipriani is a beautiful hotel as is The Storchen in Zurich. We received an upgraded room at the Cipriani to a lagoon view with a balcony which was wonderful. All the transfers worked perfectly and the whole holiday was completely stress free. Thank you for your advice and arrangements. Next time we want a special holiday you will be our first choice." Ms C, August 2019. 

    " We enjoyed our visits to Lake Como and Lake Maggiore very much. It is a beautiful part of Italy and the gardens were so interesting. The guides were excellent and the two hotels were very good indeed." Mr R, Italian Lakes Garden Tour, July 2019.

    "All staff were delightful." Mr and Mrs O, July 2019. 

    "Outstanding beyond expectations!" Mr W, Holiday to Venice, July 2019.

     "Beautiful hotels and locations."  Mrs R, Touring holiday of Italy, July 2019.

    "It exceeded expectation all round."  Mrs S, Touring holiday of Austria, July 2019.

    “The Hotel Stern in Chur had an excellent menu.” Mrs R, Touring holiday of Switzerland, June 2019.
    “Excellent, with both hotels having a special feel about them.” Mr Y, Holiday to France, June 2019.
    “The Grand Hotel Tremezzo was wonderful. Thoroughly enjoyed it.” Mrs G, Holiday to the Grand Hotel Tremezzo, June 2019.
    “The hotel was excellent. Good service, lovely pool and a good location.” Mr F, Hotel Miramare, June 2019
    “It reminded me to get in touch with you to thank you for planning such an amazing experience for us. We honestly could not have had a better holiday! We absolutely loved the area, we did loads of travelling round and saw some truly amazing places. The landscape is awe inspiring, totally stunning.” Mrs E, Touring holiday of Tuscany and Umbria, June 2019.
    “Without your help I don’t think that we could have found such amazing places to go or such beautiful, quality hotels to stay in. Without exception, each one was the height of luxury with lovely friendly staff, superb facilities and the most exquisite food. You really did us proud!” Mrs E, Touring holiday of Tuscany and Umbria, June 2019.
    "A very enjoyable and well organised holiday." Mr V, Rail holiday to Italy through Switzerland, June 2019 

    "We had a fantastic holiday in Switzerland. The hotels were great and very comfortable, the rail journeys beautiful, even with snow at the high points. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, thank you for making the necessary arrangements" Mr D, Rail holiday to Switzerland, June 2019 

     "It was brilliant. Everything worked perfectly. All the travel was great, the reps were superb and the hotels were great." Mrs B, Holiday to Italy, April 2019

    "The expert advice and experience of the travel consultants resulted in a fantastic bespoke holiday" Mr B, French touring holiday, May 2019  

    “We have just returned from our holiday in Vienna. We had a fabulous few days. All the travel arrangements and transfers worked well. Helpful hints were, indeed, helpful and we could do a little forward planning without being too prescriptive!! The Hotel Kaiserhof was lovely. A superb hotel, so welcoming, with excellent rooms and such friendly helpful staff - in a very good location. I commend you on your choice of hotel for us. If we should at some time return to Vienna, we would definitely stay there again. So, very many thanks for all arrangements. I am sure we shall be in contact again when we plan our next getaway.” Ms S, Holiday to Vienna, May 2019 
     “The hotels you chose for us were outstanding as was the service for the transfers along the way made the travel that much more enjoyable. We felt the views on the Bernina Express were the highlight of the entire trip. We will be sure to use your services again in the future.” Mr C, Rail holiday to Switzerland, May 2019  

     “I had a WONDERFUL TIME!! And everything went off perfectly. Tickets were all spot on, cars arrived exactly when they should have. The trip was seamless” Ms C, March 2019, rail holiday to Switzerland
    “Tried and failed to do this as a DIY exercise, so to find it done for us in style was a real treat. Personal service, expert guides we feel very priveliged.” Mrs M, Oct 2018, Rome Garden Tour  

    “A fantastic holiday that was very well put together for the enjoyment of our whole family” Mrs S, Oct 2018, holiday to Sri Lanka.  

    “Just wanted to thank you, once again, for arranging our trip. So far it has been absolutely fantastic. Arrived in Wengen today, WOW, it is so beautiful. Even the train journey from Lucerne was breathtaking. All the hotels you selected have been excellent also, but the view from our room in Wengen is outstanding. Also just had a superb dinner in the hotel. We could never have arranged this ourselves” Mrs H, October 2018, rail holiday to Switzerland

     “Wonderful combination of hotels and destinations” Mr D, Sept 2018, self-drive (France and Italy)

     “It was expensive but we could see why when we got there – everything was amazing. Best holiday in 10 years of marriage” Mrs S, July 2018, holiday to the Anassa, Cyprus
    “We had the most amazing holiday. We loved the location, hotels, train travel and food. All the trains were well planned and on time”. Mrs M, July 2018, about a rail holiday to Switzerland staying in 7 different places
    “We wanted something at very short notice and you provided what we needed excellently”. Mrs H, July 2018, about a multi-centre holiday to northern Spain, staying in 6 different places
    “Was brilliant and got our holiday spot on”, Mrs B, July 2018, about a family touring holiday to Spain, staying in 3 different places
    “Really excellent holiday. Thank you”, Mrs B, July 2018, about a family holiday to Nonsuch Bay, Antigua
    "From the time of booking to the end of our holiday, we felt spoilt and had a wonderful, relaxing time", Ms L, July 2018, holiday to Menorca and Italy

     "This was a special birthday trip for my wife. I would like to thank you and your colleagues for all their help in arranging this holiday. Excellent service. Thank-you", Mr F, May 2018, holiday to Switzerland and Italy

    "Cannot fault you for speed and efficiency", Mr H, July 2018, holiday to Italy

     "Very good. The e-mail and telephone advice and assistance was very good. The quote was quick and informative. Questions always answered. Helpful staff", Mr S, June 2018, holiday to Spain

     "Our guide was excellent", Mrs S, July 2018, Garden tour of the Rome area

     "Very satisfied. Result was excellent. Thank you very much", Mr J, June 2018, holiday to France

     "Service was excellent. No improvement required. Would very happily recommend to friends/relatives", Mrs S May 2018, Caribbean holiday

    "Attention to detail was impeccable and advice was consdered and thoughtful. Could not fault", Ms B, May 2018, Italian holiday

    "A huge thankyou for excellent work in arranging this holiday". Mr C, May 2018, Italian holiday

    "A very good holiday. All staff first class. My wife and I were very pleased". Mr B, May 2018, Holiday to Venice

    "Superb holiday. Our guide was excellent. Hotel was also superb. Please do other wine tours in Italy ie Alto Adige", Mr L, May 2018, Wine tour of Piemonte

    "Holiday was excellent throughout", Ms C, May 2018, Wine tour of Piemonte

    "It was a super holiday - all your arrangements were first class. Thank you", Mr M, March 2018, Holiday to Italy

    "I received really excellent service", Mrs C, March 2018, Holiday to Spain

    “I would like to thank you for all your help and planning for our trip - everything worked like clockwork. The Orient Express was unbelievable, the hotels perfect and all the guides and transfers were on time and very professional. We had wall to wall sun for the whole trip, wonderful memories and a desire to explore more of Italy” Mr and Mrs T, about their Rome touring holiday, October 2017

    “Hotel was excellent, with great service and the journeys to and from the airport in Venice were amazing”, Mrs W, about an Italian holiday to Venice, October 2017

    “Serbelloni – brilliant as ever”, Mrs H, about Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni in Lake Como, Italy, October 2017

    “This was a fantastic holiday, it involved a lot of train travel but it was worthwhile to see the beautiful scenery of Switzerland and Austria. Great hotels. Recommend to anyone. Vienna and Budapest – top notch.”, Mr H, about a rail touring holiday to Budapest and Vienna, September 2017

    “It exceeded our expectation.”, Mr K, about a fly-drive touring holiday to Italy, September 2017

    “Thank you once again to Expressions Holidays. We have booked with you several times now and always find your service very good and your staff helpful and friendly. I know we will be back.”, Mr and Mrs H, about their holiday to France, September 2017

    “If anything, exceeded expectations.”, Mrs J, about a self-drive touring holiday to France, September 2017

    “Wonderful hotel run from the top downwards by a lovely family – definitely 4-star.”, Mrs T, about Hotel Cannero in Italy, September 2017

    “Lovely holiday!”, Mr K, about an Italian holiday to Puglia, September 2017

    “We would like to thank Georgina particularly for arranging this for us. We altered our plans a couple of times and then kept her waiting for quite a time but she still managed to arrange for us a very successful and enjoyable holiday.”, Mr K, about a rail touring holiday, September 2017

    “We would particularly like to recommend Villa Belvedere. We could not have been made more welcome. We were provided with good information to enable us to explore Taormina.”, Mr W, about Hotel Villa Belvedere, Sicily, September 2017

    “The Guibiliana was magnificent and so friendly. We really enjoyed all their food. We would certainly stay there again and recommend to others. The concierge gave us very good suggestions for a day out in Ragusa together with maps and eating recommendations”, Mr W, about the Eremo Della Giubiliana in Sicily, September 2017

    “Very helpful with the booking and finding availability and competitive prices”, Ms T, August 2017

    “I have spoken to Victoria on the telephone and emailed her several times and she has always been very polite and provided an excellent service”, Mrs W, August 2017

    “Both hotels excellent”, Mr B, about Castello Banfi and Baglioni Hotel Cala Del Porto in Tuscany, August 2017

    “Excellent information pack; Victoria’s service was excellent”, Mrs U, August 2017

    “Overall a most enjoyable trip on Italian trains”, Mrs M, about a rail holiday to Italy, August 2017

    “Wonderful! I knew it would be good”, Mrs M, about an Italian holiday, August 2017

    “Organised perfectly”, Mrs J, about a holiday to the Maldives, July 2017

    “Very well organised, nice venues. The journeys and timing very precise. Thanks.”, Dr R, about a Swiss rail touring holiday, July 2017

    “First class”, Mr C, about an Italian rail holiday staying in a Swiss hotel and an Italian hotel, July 2017

    “Excellent all round service”, Mr H, July 2017

    “We had a fantastic holiday and enjoyed it all. It felt well planned”, Mr E, about a French rail holiday, June 2017

    “Thank you Georgina for putting together an interesting, detailed and efficient itinerary which worked like clockwork and resulted in just the excellent trip that we had hoped for.”, Mr H, about a rail touring holiday to Switzerland and Austria, June 2017

    “Thoroughly enjoyed holiday – only three of us so felt very exclusive”, Ms H, about an Italian garden tour holiday in Rome, June 2017

    “Even better!”, Mrs G, when asked if her rail holiday was what she was expecting, June 2017

    “Made to feel special and valued”, Mrs G, June 2017

    “Thank you for a superb holiday; the holiday was fantastic”, Mrs M, about an Italian Garden Tour, May 2017

    “We had a wonderful break in the Grand Hotel Tremezzo. Everyone there made a stay just perfect”, Mr S, April 2017

     “Brilliant holiday - very special hotels. Felt very spoilt!”, Mr J, about a self-drive touring holiday to Italy, staying in a French hotel, two Swiss hotels and four Italian hotels, July 2017

     "Enjoyed very much!", Mr H, about a tour of the Heart of Spain, staying in 5 different Paradores, June 2017

     "Serbelloni is the best hotel we have stayed in. Fantastic!", Mr V, June 2017

     "Exceeded expectations". Mrs H, about Amalfi coast garden tour in May 2017

     "Thank you. I have had a wonderful holiday which exceeded my expectations". Ms O, about Rome area garden tour in May 2017

     "Fantastic holiday!" Mrs R, about the Bahia del Duque, Tenerife, June 2017

     "Really exceeded our expectations. Attention to detail/planning gave a little added surprise each day. Always thinking 'how can this get better'?" Mrs M, May 2017, Amalfi garden tour

     "Just wanted to thank you for organising our recent trip to Venice. We had a great experience and your organisation and detail was outstanding from the moment we boarded the train in London until we got back. One of the big highlights of the trip, apart from the Orient express, was the opera in Venice which was amazing. Thank you again for putting it all together for us". Mr I, May 2017

      "Best service I have had from a travel company. Itinerary put together was exactly right, all connections worked properly and loved the different types of hotel. Given the short notice of what we wanted for our holiday, couldn't have asked for anything better and you certainly impressed us. Thank you".
    Mr I, April 2017, after a multi-centre Swiss rail holiday staying in Zermatt, St Moritz, Lugano, Lucerne and Zurich, including journeys on the Glacier Express and the Gotthard Express.

    "Many thanks for your excellent organisation. We had a fabulous holiday - it ran like Swiss clockwork! The hotels you chose were each lovely in their own unique way and I can't think what else you could have done for us".
    Mrs S, May 2017
    "Georgina was very good and informative."
    Mrs G, April 2017

    "Hotel was just what we were looking for, transfers were excellent, and the location was perfect."
    Ms D, March 2017

    "I would like to thank Katie Hill for all her help with the booking of our holiday!"
    Ms M, February 2017

    "We booked our holiday with Georgina Weatherley - she was amazingly helpful, everything worked perfectly - even ferries and many car hires! So, thank you Georgina! We loved it all!"
    Mrs C, February 2017

    "Catherine was really helpful, professional, and offered great customer service. Thank you."
    Ms R, January 2017

    "We had a lovely touring holiday in France. We loved Languedoc Roussillon and the tour your laid out. Thank you."
    Mrs O, Touring holiday around France, September 2016

    "Catherine Hill is excellent. She contacted us to prompt us to book this year - thankfully, as I think accommodation would not have been available otherwise. Thank you!"
    Mrs G, Holiday to Italy, September 2016

    "Both of us were delighted with your holiday."
    Mr D, Holiday to the Amalfi Coast, September 2016

    "Georgina was extremely helpful."
    Ms B, Holiday to Spain, September 2016

    "We have not used you before, but we were delighted with your helpful staff and the overall quality of the holiday."
    Mr M, Tour around France, September 2016

    "Thanks Katie, your personal attention to our requirements was very much appreciated."
    Prof G, Holiday to Barbados, December 2016

    "Thanks to Georgina for organising our holiday. Everything went to plan and we had a great time."
    Mrs L, Holiday to Spain, September 2016 

    'We had a great holiday. Thanks again for identifying such good and well-placed hotels, and for organising hassle-free travel and transfers.'
    Mr and Mrs T, Holiday to Rome and Capri, October 2016

    'My wife and I enjoyed every minute of it. The hotels were wonderful and the people could not have been more helpful, and you could not have been quicker with all your responses to our queries.'
    Mr G, Rail holiday to Italy, September 2016

    'We had a wonderful holiday - the hotels were great and friendly and the trains superb. Thank you for your help organising this. It was a wonderful 'taster' for future rail travel. We have both been all over the place but there is something very relaxing about going by train. I am very impressed with your service and will be recommending you to friends.'
    Ms C, Rail holiday through Italy to Switzerland, September 2016

    'I just wanted to say on behalf of both of us a very big thank you for being the main architect of our super holiday. We both thoroughly enjoyed it. Educative, fun, and every day different.'
    Mr and Mrs D, Touring holiday in France, September 2016

    'Just a quick thank you for all the work you did in planning our Spanish holiday. It was really lovely; the hotels were great, and particularly well-placed for all the things we wanted to see and do.'
    Mr and Mrs K, Holiday to Spain, September 2016

    'I just wanted to say what an absolutely wonderful two weeks honeymoon we have just had at Mezzatorre and Castello di Velona. Both were just perfect with wonderful room, food, and service all round. Thanks very much once again to you and your team for your super suggestions and arrangements.'
    Mr and Mrs E, Holiday to Italy, September 2016

    'Thank you to the Expressions team for planning and organising a wonderful trip for us along the Amalfi Coast. We has a terrific time, saw lovely places, drank great wines and stayed in some wonderful hotels.'
    Mrs M, Holiday to Italy, June 2016

    'Thank you very much to Georgina for her very professional and prompt service.'
    Mr G, Rail holiday to Italy, June 2016

    'Georgina was so helpful and efficient and really listened to what we wanted.'
    Mrs W, holiday to Spain, June 2016

    'Many thanks for organising our trip to Venice by Orient Express. Really enjoyed it.'
    Dr P, holiday to Venice, May 2016

    'It was all brilliant.'
    Mrs W, holiday to France, May 2016

    'Another lovely break - thank you!'
    Mrs W, holiday to Italy, May 2016

    'My holiday was excellent, even better than expected.'
    Mr G, holiday to the Caribbean, May 2016

    'We were delighted with the choice of hotels that Georgina suggested.'
    Dr J, holiday to Spain, May 2016

    'Our choice of the Geoffrey Bawa tour could not have been a better one. To stay in hotels designed by him and to visit others we did not stay in surpassed our expectations. We hope other people take advantage of this tour. They would never be disappointed.'
    Mr & Mrs C, touring holiday in Sri Lanka, April 2016

    'A most enjoyable holiday with a tour escort who was absolutely first class.'
    Ms R, garden tour in Italy, April 2016

    'I have always been pleased with the holidays you have organised for me and this was another brilliant trip. Thank you so much - I look forward to our next trip with Expressions!'
    Ms W, holiday to France, April 2016

    'Very good in all areas. We were looked after very well'
    Mr P, holiday to Antigua, April 2016

    'Very enjoyable indeed in every way'
    Mrs M, holiday to Sri Lanka, April 2016

    'As ever, Georgina's attention to detail and service was fantastic. Thank you again.'
    Mr P, holiday to Italy, March 2016

    'Very good service in all areas.'
    Dr D, holiday to St Lucia, January 2016

    'Holiday was excellent in all respects.'
    Mr A, holiday to Grenada, January 2016

    'We have always found you an excellent firm with great hotels etc. The helpfulness of the people we speak to is impressive.'
    Mr E, holiday to Italy, September 2015

    'Everything was well organised and all transfers handled efficiently. Your staff were efficient and helpful.'
    Ms M, holiday to Italy, September 2015

    'All bookings were very efficient - hotels were comfortable, in good locations and with very friendly staff. Excellent recommendations - thanks. The whole proces was handled very efficiently.'
    Mr Y, holiday to Italy, October 2015

    'Service was excellent - timely and professional. All documentation was clear, concise and accurate. Stephanie was very helpful and efficient in dealing with queries.'
    Mr S, holiday to France, August 2015

    'Just contacting you to say thanks - all went well, some hotels were exceptional.'
    Mr G, holiday to Spain, July 2015

    'Your holiday information pack was really excellent and comprehensive, all was efficient and well done.'
    Mrs R, holiday to Italy, August 2015

    'Many thanks for the arrangements for our recent trip to Verona and Florence. We liked both the hotels you recommended very much, and everything worked perfectly.'
    Mr P, holiday to Italy, August 2015

    'The holiday was fantastic and everything was beautifully arranged. We didn't wait a second for any of the pickups either going out or going home, everything was planned so well. The hotel, food, location and service were exceptional. We are so impressed with dealing with you and your company and the patient guidance and help you gave to us and the changes to arrangements etc. It really was an absolute pleasure, thank you.' (Marcelle)
    Mrs B, holiday to Italy, August 2015

    'We just wanted to say a massive thank you for the wonderful honeymoon you helped to organise. The hotels were perfect, in great locations and the transfers all worked smoothly making it stress free and easy! We used the local information you provided for restaurants and shopping, so this was a helpful extra.
    Thanks again, and we will certainly recommend you and be back if we need future holidays like this one!'
    Ms M, honeymoon to Italy, July 2015

    'Just to let you know that we very much enjoyed our holiday and that all the connections ran smoothly. We saw some fantastic scenery and stayed in some great hotels in beautiful locations. Very many thanks for your help in setting everything up.'
    Mrs L, holiday to Switzerland, July 2015

    'The holiday was put together by Marcelle and was perfect. It met our exact needs and expectations and we loved Positano and the area.'
    Mrs W, holiday to Italy, August 2015

    'As always everything worked like clockwork.'
    Mr D, holiday to Italy, August 2015

    'We enjoyed the holiday more than expected - it was absolutely wonderful.'
    Mrs J, holiday to the Indian Ocean, August 2015

    'Thanks for helping us with our Amalfi holiday - it was wonderful and the hotel fantastic.'
    Mr M, holiday to Italy, September 2015

    'I just wanted to let you know that we had a fantastic holiday in Switzerland and to thank you and your team very much for organising the trip.  Everything went so smoothly and all the hotels were excellent.  The scenery was breathtaking and the panorama coaches made all the difference.  Hope to travel with you again.'
    Mrs W, rail holiday to Switzerland, June 2015

    'I just wanted to say a special thank you for organising our trip to Puglia. We absolutely loved our time there, the hotel was excellent and we found the whole area so interesting. Many thanks for yet again organising a perfect holiday for us'
    Mrs K, holiday to Italy, June 2015

    'Thank you and your team at Expressions Holidays for organising us the most perfect holiday. We loved every hotel and every venue and all the administration went flawlessly.'
    Mr & Mrs R, June 2015

    ‘Very good itinerary – thank you’
    Mr & Mrs S, holiday to Sri Lanka, February 2015

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