The Twelve Days of Christmas 2019 Silver Travel Advisor Festive Giveaway!

This prize draw is now closed.

DAY 12

Star Prize! A fabulous Orestone Manor getaway for two

2-night stay with breakfast, plus a 3-course dinner on one evening to be won!
Orestone Manor

Owned and run by award-winning husband and wife chefs, Orestone Manor has all the right ingredients for the perfect country house stay. A stunning coastal location overlooking Lyme Bay in South Devon; 14 tasteful and elegant bedrooms worthy of the Lord or Lady of the Manor themselves; a splendid lounge and dining room with period features galore; and a top-notch, family-run restaurant that’s just been recognised as the ‘Best Hotel Restaurant in Devonat The Food Drink Devon 2019 Awards. With an emphasis on modern European food, the talented kitchen team work hard to source the finest local fresh ingredients to create mouth-watering menus.

Orestone Manor - noisette of lamb with rosemary jus And there’s a special association between Orestone Manor and the festive season. This was where the world’s first Christmas card was designed by artist and Manor founder, Sir John Calcott Horsley, who was brother-in-law to Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Fewer than 20 of these exceptional cards exist today, fetching over £20,000 at auction.

Orestone Manor - public area snuggle spots There’s plenty to explore nearby. Stretch your legs on the coast path that sits right on Orestone Manor’s doorstep, take a seal-spotting stroll along the beach, or tour the ‘English Riviera’, South Devon’s loveliest stretch of coast, dotted with picturesque coves and pretty villages.

Terms and Conditions: The prize is a 2-night stay for two with breakfast, plus a 3-course dinner on one evening. The break must be taken by 30 March 2020, is subject to availability and excludes Friday and Saturday nights. Travel to the hotel and alcoholic beverages at the hotel are not included. The prize is non- transferable and cannot be re-sold or used in conjunction with any other offer. Entrants must be 18 or over. No cash alternatives will be offered. 

DAY 11

A John Lewis spending spree!

John Lewis vouchers

£250 in vouchers to spend at John Lewis will really start the New Year with a bang, thanks to Cosmos!

DAY 10

A 4-night break for two, 3-7 February 2020

Mill Rythe

Here’s a great adults-only getaway to look forward to – four nights half board at Mill Rythe in Hampshire with a fabulous line-up of entertainment on the theme of ‘Great British Remember When?’ with singers, comedian and production company dancers.

Terms and Conditions: The 4-night holiday for two must be taken on the specified date (3-7 February 2020). The booking must be made directly with Away Resorts online or by phone. The prize is non-transferable and cannot be re-sold or used in conjunction with any other offer. No cash alternatives will be offered.


£250 Simpson Travel voucher and goodies, Plus Dressing Gown from Azamara

Simpson Travel voucher

See how far this £250 voucher will take you with Simpson Travel, the award-winning villa and hotel specialist – there are luggage labels and two fluffy towels too. Add a gorgeous Dressing Gown from Azamara for a finishing touch of luxury.

Terms and Conditions: The £250 Simpson Travel voucher can be used as part of the final balance payment of one Simpson Travel holiday, to be taken before 31 December 2020. The prize is non-transferable and cannot be re-sold or used in conjunction with any other offer. No cash alternatives will be offered.


A fabulous week’s car hire anywhere in the world with Avis, plus a stylish travel bag packed with goodies from Scenic


One lucky winner will have a week’s car hire with Avis with unlimited mileage anywhere in the world to look forward to. Plus there’s a fabulous pack of useful travel items, including a fleece, sleep kit, luggage label, pens and flask, courtesy of Scenic.

Terms and Conditions: Drivers must be over 25 years of age and have a full driving licence. Vehicle is car group A, B, C or D. Prize must be taken by 31 December 2020. The prize is non-transferable and non-exchangeable. The voucher has no cash value. Fuel costs are not included. Insurance excess may apply. Rental pick-up and drop-off must be the same. Standard Avis rental terms and conditions apply.


£100 Driving Miss Daisy Assisted Transfer

Driving Miss Daisy

A £100 voucher for a Home to Holiday transfer of approx. 45 mins each way – or use it instead for a day out, shopping trip or hospital appointment – courtesy of the trusted, helpful drivers of Driving Miss Daisy. Perfect for the less mobile. Plus handy flasks to keep your drinks piping hot or nicely chilled – great for walks – thanks to HF Holidays.


Indulge, thanks for Hebridean Island Cruises, Hedonistic Hiking and Forest Holidays

Goodies from Hebridean Cruises

A mini treasure-trove of Molton Brown lotions, Scottish gin miniature, Glencairn glass scented candle, Highland tea and Shortbread, all thanks to Hebridean Island Cruises. Plus Calendars, neck warmers and wine-pourers from Hedonistic Hiking. And two adorable cuddly hedgehogs from Forest Holidays.


Nothing says Christmas like a hamper – and a £100 voucher –  thanks to the Travel Boutique, with extras from Cruise & Maritime Voyages

Hamper from Travel Boutigue

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas with this mini-hamper, brim-full of lovely things – wine, chocolates, teddy – and a £100 voucher towards a holiday with The Travel Boutique, the home of Sani Holidays and Domes Holidays. Plus stylish notebook and pen sets, courtesy of Cruise & Maritime Voyages, for recording your travel adventures.


Perfect for your next trip, thanks to One Traveller and Shearings

Goodies from One Traveller and Shearings

A handy washbag for the single traveller with umbrella, worldwide adapter, manicure kit, leather goods, Pierre Cardin Pen, luggage strap and more, from One Traveller. Plus a cuddly baby-bear and diary from Shearings Holidays.


Christmas is all wrapped up with Emerald Waterways and G Adventures!

Goodies from Emerald Waterways and G Adventures

A stylish grey backpack filled with useful travel goodies – matching document wallet, flask, mug, slippers, notebook – and rubber duck! – from Emerald Waterways. Plus bagged spice kits to cook up a delicious Sri Lankan Dhal Curry from G Adventures.


Feel festive with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines – savour the moment with Trafalgar

Feel festive with Fred Olsen Cruise Lines

A delicious mini-hamper full of festive treats including a bottle of Merlot, stilton, brie and cheddar cheeses and delicious fig chutney, from Fred. Olsen Cruise Line. Plus four handy collapsible cups you can take anywhere from Trafalgar.


Let the festivities begin – thanks to Star Clippers and Pierre & Vacances/Les Villages Nature Park, Paris

Goodies from Star Clippers

Get the party started with a bottle of festive fizz and add a stylish bag, elegant card-holder, handbag hanger and USB stick from Star Clippers, plus a medley of useful items including bike seat covers, notebook and wind-up torch from Pierre & Vacances and Les Villages Nature Park, Paris.


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And you can also enter our Silver Travel Book Club competition this month to win a copy of the literary classic Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë.

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