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Welcome to Greatdays

Greatdays Travel Group is one of the leading 'group travel' tour operators in the UK for both incoming and outgoing tourism serving London, Great Britain, Europe and Worldwide destinations. We offer competitive prices and inspiring travel ideas, our group travel arrangements include 3, 4 and 5 star hotels, ferry crossings, flights, sightseeing, motor-coach hire, transfers, guide services and theatre tickets.

Greatdays offers efficient, personal and friendly service with a great wealth of tourism knowledge and experience. Founded over 30 years ago Greatdays now employs over 40 experienced travel consultants and each year helps over 80,000 people with their travel and holiday arrangements.

We look forward to working with you.

Paul Beaumont, Group Executive Director

Department News

Longleat Experience

Sales Department

26th May 2015

National Sales Manager, Martin Slater, recently met up with Sally Jenkins - Business Development Travel Trade, who arranged a personal guided tour of this wonderful venue. As we feature this attraction in our Longleat and Wiltshire Highlights tour (page 123 in our 2016 Group Travel Guide), I felt it important to witness at first-hand what it had to offer.

Black Forest Fam trip

Sales Department and European Department

23rd April 2015

Cuckoo’s Nest at Hofgut Sternen - The Black Forest Village

Gina Halden (B2B Account Manager) and Britta Voegele (European Product Consultant) have recently enjoyed a famililiarisation trip to the Black Forest area of Germany.

Dress Down Day With A Difference!

Sales & Marketing Department

31st October 2014

'Halloween' staff

To celebrate Halloween, some of the staff at Greatdays have dressed accordingly for the day. Our picture shows the Sales & Marketing team comprising Martin Slater, Jan Hurst, Gina Halden, Claire Buckley & Zoe Aspin together with intern, Vitalij Jurgilevic. Your challenge is to guess who's who! So don't be SCARED – give us a call .....we won't BITE!

A Walking Tour of Manchester

All Staff

11th November 2014

On the tour of Manchester

Greatdays' staff, family and friends enjoyed a guided walking tour of Manchester on Sunday 9th November with Sue McCarthy, an official Green Badge Guide registered with the Institute of Tour Guiding.

Norfolk and Thursford Christmas Spectacular

Sales & UK Department

11th November 2014

Thursford Can Can

Zoë from our Sales department and Charlotte from our UK operations team travelled to Norwich last week, visiting a variety of hotels that we use as bases for our Norfolk trips but also to attend the dress rehearsal of the famous Thursford Christmas Spectacular!

Claire's Fall Winter Shopping and More in Lisbon

Sales Department

23rd October 2014

Claire driving the eco tuk-tuk

With shopping in mind I boarded my Tap Portugal flight to Lisbon to enjoy 2 days on a fam trip program called Fall winter shopping and more in Lisbon, what more could a shopaholic want.

Yorkshire's Wild and Sweet Side

Sales & Marketing Department

10th October 2014

Jan at Yorkshire Wildlife Park

I, Jan the Marketing Manager, and my husband John, took advantage of a fam trip to Yorkshire, organised by the Cedar Court Hotel Wakefield and had a fantastic weekend.

Gina - Behind Enemy Lines

Sales Department

24th September 2014

Gina - Behind Enemy Lines

Gina, our B2B Account Manager, has recently returned from an interesting and thought provoking first-time visit to the battlefields of the Great War in France.

Great for Groups North Show

Sales Department

22nd September 2014

Claire and Zoe at the show

Here are Claire and Zoë in 'Sales' mode ready for the opening of the Great For Groups North Show held at Old Trafford 'Theatre of Dreams' Stadium on the 3rd of September. Perhaps not the best location for them, as Claire is a big Liverpool fan and Zoë prefers Manchester City!


European Department

3rd July 2014

Paludier working the Saltpans

Known as 'Breizh' in the Breton language, Brittany is a region that is very distinct from the rest of France and Alexandra and Kymmene had the opportunity to hop over the Channel to discover more about it.

Gina's Irish Road Trip

Sales Department

19th June 2014

Gina at the Giants Causeway

Gina, a member of our Sales Team and one of our B2B Account Managers, has recently returned from a successful combination Sales Trip and Familiarisation Visit to both Northern and Southern Ireland.

Zoe experiences the magic of Disney

Sales Department

4th June 2014

Zoe meets Mickey

A longstanding wish was fulfilled this weekend when Zoë – one of our Private Groups Account Managers visited Disneyland Paris. As you can see – she enjoyed meeting Mickey Mouse immensely, in fact they got on so well that they had breakfast together on Monday and Tuesday, along with Eeyore, Goofy, Pluto and the Chipmunks!

Claire visits Arnhem, Nijmegen Veluwe

Sales Department

22nd May 2014

Claire cooking

With the Eurovision over what was Claire an account manager for B2C sales to do now? Well Holland was calling and off she went on a fam trip to the Arnhem, Nijmegen Veluwe region. After only visiting Amsterdam this would be her first experience of the area courtesy of the Regiomarketing Gelderland.

Alexandra's city break in Barcelona

European Department

20th May 2014

Alexandra in Plaça Catalunya

Hot on the heels of her colleague's trip to Austria, Alexandra in the European team took advantage of some good midweek flights and visited the beautiful, cultural and artistic city of Barcelona. With direct flights from all over the UK, this city is a true gem of Spain.

Kym's Austrian Adventure

European Department

1st May 2014

Zugspitze and Kym

Kym, from the European department, has just returned from Austria, where she has been exploring the Salzburgerland and Tirol areas.

1940's Christmas Party Taster

Sales and Day Trips Departments

11th March 2014

1940s Christmas Party Teaser

Yes Christmas really did come early on Friday 7th March at the Best Western Premier Hotel in Chester, where we held our annual 'Taster', for over 80 potential Operators and Group Organisers.

Flanders Travel Forum in Bruges

Sales Department

24th February 2014

Flanders Light Show 'Spectacle Wintervonken'

The three day event is organised and hosted by Flanders Tourism which included a walking chocolate tour, outdoor performance and light show called 'Spectacle Wintervonken' and naturally you cannot visit Belgium and pass on the opportunity to sample a few of their specialist beers.

Dressing Up (again) for Great Days Out Fair

Sales Department

11th February 2014

Zoe and Claire at Great Days Out Fair

Here they are again, Zoe and Claire in costume ready for a busy day at the aptly named 'Great Days Out Fair', held at Event City next to the Trafford Centre.

Tourism & Events Showcase Exhibition

Sales Department

3rd February 2014

Zoe and Jennie at Tourism & Events Showcase exhibition

Here we are ready for the Tourism & Events Showcase exhibition, which was held on Saturday 1st February at the Thackray Medical Museum. One good point about this event, being that they hold it at a different venue each year and they also choose venues that are also visitor attractions.

Dressing Up for Excursions

Sales Department

28th January 2014

Claire and Zoe at Excursions

January is a busy month and sees the start of the usual trade exhibitions. Excursions celebrated it's 10th year of exhibiting at Alexandra Palace on Saturday 25th and expanded the venue by moving into the 'Great Hall'.

Latest News

Fundraising Events

Alzheimer's Society

Greatdays Wins Accor On-line User of the Year Award

Accor Winner 2015

Another Win! Best Group Tour Operator 2013

Group Travel Awards 2013

Double Win at 2013 Coach Awards

Coach Awards 2013

Greatdays voted 'Best Tour Wholesaler' at Coach Tourism Awards

Coach Tourism Award