Shearings Holidays has issued its 2015/16 Autumn Winter programme with new breaks and details on its Christmas and New Year holiday range.

The operator has expanded on its UK ‘Christmas Markets & Winter Specials’ with a selection of four- and five-day UK autumn breaks, as well as three-day taster breaks from all regions to a host of destinations throughout the British Isles and Ireland.

The company has also added new European Christmas market itineraries to Switzerland, Paris, Germany and Prague, plus a selection of new ‘Christmas and New Year’ breaks to destinations such as Ostend, Venice and Lake Como.

The operator’s ‘Carnivals & Festivals’ holiday range has also been expanded to include Basel and Nice carnivals.

Other additions to the programme include an expanded selection of UK and European ‘Your Time’ tours, where agents can offer independent and single travellers new holidays including ‘Austria & Glacier Express’ and ‘Paris & Royal Palaces’. Early bird customers can save up to 10% off when booking before August 31.

Meanwhile, incentives for agents include a ‘Super Shearings Coach Giveaway’, with the chance to win a free coach for the day by completing a word search that could be found in brochure packs.

The operator is also offering a selection of five-day short breaks for travellers wanting a taste of some of Europe’s most charming cities this summer. As an example, a ‘Paris Spectacular’ package costs £249 per person with four nights’ breakfast accommodation at the Ibis Paris Porte de Bagnolet, with an included River Seine cruise excursion and luxury coach travel. Departure dates are on August 23 and August 30.

For details call 0844-209 7143 or visit

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