Getting tired of the holidays before they have even begun? It’s not too early to start planning where you should spend next Christmas and escaping in 2019. Picture this: a holiday on holiday, surrounded by your loved ones, enjoying amazing scenery and experiences, and all of it perfectly planned by a trusted partner. If that sounds like a Christmas dream, we think you should round up the family and head off to South Africa’s Cape region, where you’ll find timeless treasures to captivate all ages.
As the festive season approaches every year, our expert travel designers are enlisted by creative gift-givers. Their request? Help with giving the gift of travel. If you want to wow your friends and family by treating them to a future trip, take a peek at our top picks for places to book now and travel to after the holidays.
Count down the last seconds of 2018 in a memorable place when you travel to one of the coolest places to ring in the New Year. In these exciting locations across the globe, 2019 starts with a bang, and our exclusive and unique experiences for New Year’s Eve keep the party going.
The holidays are fast approaching, but there is still time to plan a Christmas or New Year’s escape. We suggest a trip to central Europe, where the festive spirit is in the air… and often, so is falling snow. These are our seven reasons to visit central Europe over the holidays.
Whether you want to get away this holiday season or spend it with your entire extended family, these are our top villas for the holidays. Check out more of Ker & Downey’s favorite holiday villas here. Killiehuntly Farmhouse, Scotland The Killiehuntly Farmhouse is what modern design dreams are made of – a 17th-century Scottish farmhouse set on a 4,000-acre farm in the Scottish Highlands that’s been lovingly restored with hues of grays, bare wooden floors, curly sheepskins, and simple design. It’s the perfect retreat for a family getaway as the four-bedroom house can be rented on an exclusive-use basis and […]
Break out of the ordinary and start a new family tradition this holiday season with a safari in December. Travel to Africa in December to enjoy summer weather with your family and a slower pace than the normal end of year hustle.
Start a new holiday tradition this year. Create lasting memories with a trip to one of the best places to travel in December. It’s a great month for safaris, too – click here to take a look at our ideas for safaris in December.
Get a head start on your holiday planning with our guide to the best places for a family Thanksgiving getaway. We’ve rounded up some of the best places for your entire extended family to spend the holidays. View our suggestions for Christmas here.
A luxury European holiday with Ker & Downey gives you the opportunity to discover the landscape that inspired many of the holiday traditions we know and love. Discover them with your family this winter with a luxury European holiday. From Sweden’s celebration of St. Lucia, lighting the way with her wreath of candles, to the mischievous hobgoblins of Greece, the holiday traditions of Europe are sure to fill your family with warmth and cheer. Snowy landscapes in Scandinavia provide the perfect opportunity to gather around the fire and share family memories, while the Christmas markets of Germany or a ski […]
This is your last chance to escape to an unforgettable safari with Ker & Downey this holiday season. Trade your white Christmas for warmer climes in the northern Serengeti and Masai Mara Game Reserve where you will encounter famed wildlife and be welcomed into luxury tented accommodations. Sayari Camp | Lamai, Serengeti Sayari Camp is among just a few permanent camps in the northwestern Serengeti. Year round the concentration of wildlife is astounding, thanks both to its position near the Mara River and lack of heavy tourist traffic. Naboisho Camp | Masai Mara Game Reserve The eight safari-chic tents at […]