“I had a couple of missed calls…”
“…But I thought it was just about my next payment. When I called back at lunchtime, we found out we were competition winners. I still can’t believe it – it’s made the world of difference to us and lifted a huge pressure from our shoulders. ”
“We couldn’t afford a honeymoon…”
“…We were debating whether we would go away after our wedding due to the expense – it’s been three years since we had a holiday. The day before we booked, me and my partner had an hour long discussion about whether or not we could afford to go. We thought we’d just go for it. And I’m so glad we did. The timings worked out really well with the Black Friday discounts, so that spurred us on.”
“Our twin girls are so excited about it…”
“… They’re eight years old, and they’ll be coming with us on our honeymoon. When we told them they were so excited and started telling all of their friends at school – I think pretty much everybody knows we’ve won now. ”
“We really fancied a villa holiday…”
“…The girls don’t particularly like the sun and they like to go in and out of the accommodation a lot. With a villa, there’s more flexibility, privacy and time to relax – and I get to sunbathe. We opted to stay in Polis, Cyprus, at a villa we’ve booked before. We went three years ago and loved it, and wanted to make sure the honeymoon was everything we expected and hoped it would be. Car hire is also included, so we can get around the island and explore all that’s on offer.”
“It’s actually been a bit of a double-whammy…”
“…We found out when we booked that the flight would be on a Dreamliner. We’re really excited about that, the extra space and the activities for the kids – they can watch movies, play games together – it’ll be a much easier journey for us I think.”
“I’ve always shopped around for holidays, but I always come back to TUI…”
“…The deals are the best I’d say. You always get really good value for money, and when you get there you know it’s going to be a good holiday. I always feel like I can get in touch with someone if I need to and they’ll be able to help us out. Basically, if I want everything to go smoothly, I’ll book with TUI.”
“It just shows you, people do win…”
“…There’s scepticism in the general public where you think there’s no point me entering, I’m not going to win. It just shows it happens to normal people and it can happen to anyone. For anyone who’s thinking of booking next Black Friday, just do it – I got a great discount on the day and it takes the pressure off when you’re booking a holiday just before Christmas. Who knows, you might even end up winning like we did!”
Take peek at Catherine and Alex’s villa, or grab your own deal here. And, if you’re inspired to take the little ones, discover why you should go on a villa for your next family holiday.
Author: Lucy Perrin
Surrounded by olive trees and bloom-filled gardens, the come with A-plus views of the countryside and the little town of Polis, just a five-minute drive away.
With its high-design interiors and impressive pool scene, is a luxury escape par excellence.
TUI BLUE Atlantica Aeneas Resort is set in 14 acres of landscaped gardens, a stone’s throw from beautiful Nissi Beach and two minutes’ cab ride from Ayia Napa.
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