It’s #TimetoTravel2020! We’re dreaming big for the upcoming year, and we’re ready to help you do the same. Our brand-new campaign to help families travel more in 2020 includes advice around where and when to go, plotting out a timeline for bucket-list trips before the kids are grown and flown, tips for maximizing your vacation budget; and more, all with the goal of helping you make every moment with your children count.
Now is the time to get your plans for next year on the calendar. Our preferred hotel partners have put together specially curated offers just for Ciao Bambino! clients — act fast to secure the savings. Most deals are bookable by January 15 and have limited availability. Contact our Family Vacation Advisor team to lock in your family getaway!
Early Booking Offer: Kids stay free + 10% savings
This luxurious Sardinian beach resort is a family favorite, and for good reason: the fun is endless! Activities include kids’ clubs for various age levels, sports academies, circus performances, water sports and many more. Parents can take advantage of the full-service spa, fine dining venues and onsite gardens. A mix of bungalow and villa accommodations offers both pampering and privacy.
Early Booking Offer: 15% savings
La Perla makes a perfect home base for outdoor adventures in the Dolomites all year round. With four restaurants in winter and five in summer, including Michelin-starred La Stüa de Michil, foodie families will be in heaven. Guestrooms are rustic yet chic and well appointed, with touches that evoke the region’s traditional decor. Visit the wine cellar or sample a bottle; try a holistic spa treatment; swim a lap in the pools; or simply relax and admire the glorious mountain views.
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Early Booking Offer: 5% savings on inclusive family package
Perched on the Grand Canal, not far from the Rialto Bridge and the Peggy Guggenheim Museum, the L’Orologia Venezia could not be better situated for families. Rooms are sleek and modern with splashes of bold color; two standalone apartments combine space and privacy with hotel amenities. Farther south in Florence, L’Orologia Firenze sits near Santa Maria Novella train station, the main point of entry to the city and walkable to countless sights. Lavish textiles and top notes imbue the accommodations with a sense of opulence.
Early Booking Offer: Family package with 30% savings on adjoining room for families + children’s half price meals
Walk-out to the best of Perugia, SINA Brufani is a true Umbrian oasis. As a former mansion, it feels more like a private home than a hotel; rooms feature individual style and a perfect blend of past and present. The highlight? Swim in an indoor pool housed beneath a medieval vaulted ceiling and atop Etruscan ruins … spectacular!
This package is valid only for purchase of two rooms (connecting or adjoining rooms subject to availability). Package includes:
Early Booking Offer: 10% off public rate
Settle into the simple yet comfortable rooms at this luxe urban hotel, a stone’s thrown from Hyde Park and Kensington Palace. Indulge in a lavish breakfast, lunch or high tea at one of two onsite restaurants, while the other is renowned for its fine Chinese cuisine. The staff goes out of their way to welcome families with special packages and amenities, including complimentary scooters for kids to use.
Early Booking Offer: Children stay free
With plenty of space, interconnecting rooms and sure-to-please children’s amenities, Aghadoe Heights Hotel and Spa is perfect for a family stay. The hotel overlooks Killarney’s lovely lakes, and the area offers endless outdoor activities for parents and kids. Fishing, horseback riding, cycling, kayaking, golfing, hill walking, boat trips, beaches and hands-on Irish crafting are just a few of the popular activities in the area; the concierge team is happy to arrange.
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Early Booking Offer: Book a deluxe room or higher and receive half price interconnecting children’s room + 1-hour family “Learn to Fish” Experience on the River Liffey
The K Club began life as a 19th-century private estate, and that flavor still echoes throughout the property. Nestled into the Irish countryside, is is truly the spot to get away from it all. Individually decorated rooms possess period charm, but don’t count on staying inside too long — the list of activities is dizzying! Kids can try their hand at falconry, archery, cycling and so much more, all tailored to their age, while parents will love the wine cellar, whiskey tastings and art and history tours.
Early Booking Offer: 30% savings on second room during high season; 50% savings in low season
At The First Roma Dolce, staff pampers younger guests every bit as much as their parents, with a special children’s travel program just for little ones. Situated on the beautiful Via del Corso, this architectural marvel will wow adults with its style and kids with its warm welcome. Accommodations are modern and state-of-the-art, with plenty of technological bells and whistles. When it’s time to explore, the best of Rome awaits just a short stroll away.
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Early Booking Offer: 10% early bird discount on published room rates
This beautiful village in rural Tuscany, close to a multitude of quaint hilltop towns and villages, provides modern comforts while creating the illusion that guests have stepped into the past. Spacious accommodations in maisonettes and farmhouses suit families of all sizes. Leisure time reigns here; kids can play games on the lawn or take a dip in the infinity pool, or try an art class or horseback ride. Staff are happy to let children accompany them as they go about their duties in the organic farm and garden.
Editor’s Note: All photos courtesy of the properties featured.
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This is a challenging time for our clients given the uncertainty around the spread of coronavirus, particularly for those with near-term travel plans in impacted areas. We’re working with our suppliers on being flexible with their booking conditions, and enabling families to postpone travel to a later date without a penalty, when possible. Likewise, given the unpredictability around destinations that may be impacted in the future, we’re helping clients planning new trips and understand ways that they can protect themselves until the situation improves. We are ready to help our clients work through questions and concerns.