Christmas and New Year Offers

10-11-2009 Save up to £260 with Red Funnel’s fantastic offers

It’s not too late to book a Christmas or New Year break with a difference. From festive feasts to New Year’s Eve gala dinners, Red Funnel, the Isle of Wight Specialist, has a wide range of Island holidays on offerfor the festive season.

Dine elegantly this Christmas at the Wellington Hotel in Ventnor. A three-night Christmas package including a la carte meals and a sumptuous Christmas day dinner costs just £248 per person based on two sharing. This lovingly restored Victorian hotel overlooking the sea is recommended by Johannsons, featured in the Good Hotel Guide and Michelin Guide and was the Les Routiers 2007 Hotel of the Year for the London & South East area.

For a chic home from home spend three nights or more at the stylish Isle of Wight Luxury Apartments sleeping up to four for £145 per night. The package includes a champagne Christmas hamper and a Christmas tree. These elegant and contemporary, 5 star self-catering Victorian apartments offer panoramic sea views and large balconies, and are just a stones throw from the beach and harbour in the heart of the Victorian cliff-side town of Ventnor.

Gurnard Pines is offering huge Christmas week savings with seven nights for the price of three on breaks from Monday 21 December to Monday 28 December. A  2-bedroom Bungalow sleeping four was £609 and is now £429 – a saving of £180. A 3-bedroom Bungalow or Pine Lodge sleeping 6 was £729 but is now £469 – a £260 saving. The seven nights for the price of three offer is also available on New Year’s Eve holidays from Monday 28 December to Monday 4 January. Price includes a New Year’s Eve Party with a disco.

The facilities on park are open every day except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Free, family friendly activities include heated indoor swimming pool, indoor soft adventure play centre (3-12 years), outdoor adventure playground and woodland nature walk. There’s also a crèche, floodlit tennis courts, a gym, plus fitness and aerobics classes to work off that Christmas lunch.

Why not try a cosy self-catering Christmas Break? Seven nights at the The Barn starting on either 19th December or 26 December, was £680 and is now £612 including a thoughtful Christmas gift of a £25 M&S voucher with each booking.

The Barn is situated in the hamlet of Merstone surrounded by farmland, with uninterrupted views of the countryside. This stylish conversion, with wooden floors and beamed ceilings sleeps six people in 3 three bedrooms and there's plenty of space to snuggle round and watch the Queen's speech.

Celebrate the dawn of 2010 in style. Ventnor Towers Hotel is offering a half-board, New Year’s Eve package, including a six-course gala dinner, welcoming champagne and canapés plus late morning brunch for only £154 per person for two nights and £214 per person for three nights.

Book any of the above accommodation offers with Red Funnel and save 25% on your ferry crossings. If you spend over £500 on somewhere to stay, enjoy a saving of 50% on ferry travel.

Travelling to the Isle of Wight is easy with Red Funnel. Vehicle ferries run regularly around the clock from Southampton, which is within easy reach of the M3 and M27 and period return fares start from just £34, subject to availability.