How to reserve a holiday in Majorca, Madeira, Slovakia, Slovenia, Gran Canaria, Dolomites and Gozo

To reserve a place on any of our holidays, please follow these simple guidelines.

Reserving online – once you have chosen your European holiday, email us with the details of the holiday you want to reserve - and the nearest airport to you-  and we will organise a full quotation for you. Do not book on line at this point.

The quotation process - ATOL BONDING requirement

Secret Hills Walking works with New Experience Holidays who arrange your ATOL protection, and your flights.We will send all the details of your quotation request to New Experience Holidays.

The Quotation stage

In order to conform  to ATOL bonding protection rules, New Experience Holidays will send you your full quotation normally by email- please ask if you want to receive the quotation by post. This contains the details of the holiday, the basic price of the holiday, any flight supplements from the airport of your choice, any single supplements and any additional request you want - such as, where available - sea view rooms, extra nights.

Your contacts at New Experience Holidays are Matthew Newcombe, Anna  Brown and Paul Sawyer.

What we need to know prior to the quotation stage.

We need to know your preferred departure airport. We can guide you about the right airport and options - simply read the web pages for the country you are wanting to visit.

Accepting the quotation and Booking the holiday.

Once you have accepted the quotation, fill in a New Experience booking form (this can be done online) or send in the completed form,  and pay both the deposit – normally £125 - plus any additional flight supplements to New Experience.  Final payment is also made to New Experience. 

Once you have booked.

You will not be sent a reminder of when to pay the full amount, so please diarise this.

About three weeks prior to departure, New Experience Holidays will send you holiday joining details, including your flight details with instruction to print off your boarding cards.

Once you arrive at your holiday destination

Secret Hills Walking Holidays (Slovenia Walking Holidays) organise all aspects of your holiday in Slovenia. Majorca. Madeira, The Dolomites, Gran Canaria, Gozo – including guiding, transport to walks start and provide you with an experienced tour guide.You make your won arrangements to get to the airport in the UK, we meet you at the airport you are flying to, and help you with your transfer to the appointed hotel.

It is important to read New Experience Holidays' Terms and Conditions - click on the tab - before you sign the booking form

Flight options for Slovenia

 
We need to know your preferred departure airport. Flights to Slovenia – two hours - are as follows:
- By Easyjet – from Stansted- flying  mid afternoon, returning to Stansted at 6.00pm.
- By Adria Airways – the Slovenian national carrier – from Gatwick and Manchester. Flights are mid afternoon out and 11.00am return.
- By Wizzair - from Luton.
 
- If there is a small group – say 8 people – we can fly you from Bristol/Birmingham  to Venice – flight time is early afternoon, with a mid-morning return. We will then transfer you to Slovenia from Venice airport – 2.25 hours transfer time.
 

 

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What Others Said...

Hi Alan, Just to let you know, the Gower holiday went exceptionally well. The hotel was very good, both as regards the accommodation and the food (breakfasts and dinners) – indeed for most of our members the evening meals were of excellent quality, if somewhat excessive in quantity! The guides, and their back-markers, were superb. And the areas we were taken to, and the walks arranged, were fantastic. All in all I think this was probably the best of the five UK Secret Hills holidays we have done so far. Best regards, David (David Bailey, East Berks Ramblers.) September 2018 -Gower Peninsula

David Bailey -East Berkshire Ramblers

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