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3 Perfect Christmassy Getaways

Fancy getting away from it all during the festive period? Whether you dream of taking the kids to Lapland to see reindeer in their natural habitat or prefer to visit a Christmas market in Europe, there are plenty of superb options to choose from. Here are three of our favourites that really celebrate all that is wonderful about Christmas.

Head to Lapland with Thomas Cook

Create memories that the children will never forget with one of these magical one or two-night Lapland experiences. The three-night Santa's Festive Adventure / Break Sokos Hotel in Lapland combines three nights of bed and breakfast, a flight from Manchester, the chance to meet Santa, a sleigh-riding experience and other great activities such as a Christmas party, snowmobile taster rides and festive activities in the Christmas park such as gingerbread making. The price for two adults and one child sharing a room at the lodge starts from £2,400. Raise 1.5% for your chosen charity too when you book via Give as you Live.

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A Decadent Christmas Cruise with P&O

Raising 1.5% for charity when you click through Give as you Live, you can book a superbly sumptuous cruise with P&O on one of its many luxury cruisers and look forward to total relaxation during the holiday break. Guests enjoy the finest food and drink, lavish decorations, presents, entertainment and fantastic excursions, parties and activities for a holiday to remember. Why not escape for the full month with a whopping 28-day cruise of the Caribbean islands in December, leaving from Southampton and with cabin rooms starting from just £2,699 per person?

Sail Away with P&o

The European Christmas Markets

Why not treat yourself to a glistening Christmas market experience at one of the European cities such as Bruges or Berlin? You'll get to buy authentic gifts, taste the delicious local food and enjoy festive mulled wine and beer as you listen to music and take in the incredible atmosphere of these ancient cities. The Christmas market offers are currently being updated by Expedia, but you can book a flight and hotel now with your chosen dates before the main shopping rush and raise 5% for charity in the process.

Christmas Markets with Expedia


Where will you be tempted to go this Christmas? Whether you are escaping the crowds at home or looking to maximise your festive experience, you'll find plenty of travel retailers on Give As You Live to choose from. Remember, it takes just a couple of minutes to set up your free user account. Simply click through your chosen retailer when you book and you'll raise vital funds for the great causes that matter to you - without it costing you anything! It really is that easy to do good while you indulge your passion for online retail with Give As You Live.

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