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Free treats for kids on Monarch holidays to Lapland

2nd November 2010 Print

The UK's longest established Lapland specialist, Monarch Holidays*, in its 22nd year of operation, is offering kids to stay and eat for free** at one of its most popular hotels in Finnish Lapland, making the annual search for Santa more affordable this winter.

Kids can stay and eat for free at the four diamond rated Hotel Yllasrinne in the resort of Yllasjarvi as part of a three or four night Monarch Holiday departing Gatwick on 05 or 11 December 2010. The offer is applicable to bookings made via before 10 November.

In addition to the kids stay and eat for free offer, Monarch Holidays is also offering huge discounts on five night Lapland trips departing the UK on 22 December, so you can wake up to the magic of Lapland on Christmas Day. Prices now start from only £799 per adult and from £589 per child - offering a saving of £202 per adult and £115 per child.

Hugh Morgan, Managing Director of Monarch Holidays said, "A trip to see Santa in Lapland is a magical experience for children and adults alike and these discounts have been introduced to ensure that despite the current credit crunching times, families don't miss out on this enchanting annual adventure this year."

Monarch Holidays' Lapland programme offers day trips plus two, three, four and five night stays on a choice of dates in December with departures from Gatwick, Manchester and Birmingham. Day trips (from £399 per adult/£339 per child) are available on a selection of dates and are inclusive of ski boot/suit hire, toboggan, reindeer, husky dog and snowmobile rides, plus a trip to Santa's Post Office, a private meeting with Santa including a present and buffet lunch. Two, three, four and five day trips (from £599 per adult/£519 per child) are offered on a full board basis with a range of winter activities, ski boots/suit hire, a visit to see Santa including private meeting, an Arctic Circle Ceremony, Christmas Gala Feast and a present for everyone.

For more information on all Monarch Holidays' Lapland trips and to book, visit:

* As part of Cosmos Holidays
** One child permitted to stay and eat for free per booking. Available on bookings made before 10 November for 3 and 4 night trips departing Gatwick on 05 and 11 December and staying at Hotel Yllasrinne

Monarch Holidays' Lapland trips depart on the following dates:

Day Trips
18 December Manchester
19 December Gatwick
22 December Birmingham
23 December Manchester

2 night durational trips
03 December Manchester

3 night durational trips
05 December Gatwick
08 December Manchester
15 December Birmingham
15 December Gatwick

4 night durational trips
11 December Gatwick
18 December Gatwick
18 December Manchester

Five day trips (Christmas and New Year Adventures)
22 December - Gatwick & Manchester
27 December - Gatwick & Manchester