Our Holiday to Costa Rica

Our Holiday to Costa Rica by Michelle Hearne The wonderful thing about booking our holiday to Costa Rica with Hallmark Travel and Rainbow Tours is that every step of the way we were looked after – and that is no mean feat during a pandemic. Thank you so much. It was such a lovely way…

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Lights! Camera! Action!

It’s been a bit quiet on the Late Night Tuesday Evenings at Hallmark Travel, and a bit quiet on the Travel Zooms too lately….but I have been loud and noisy on the air waves! I had fun with two opportunities recently and in case you didn’t catch me – here they are in full colour…

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Back in the Saddle Again!

We’re back! Phew…we made it! As May blossoms, so do we – to full time hours and our team reunited again. The screens are down and the door is open …. so welcome everyone, come in, say hello, give us a wave! The light at the end of the tunnel has arrived, and our huge thanks…

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Kia Ora!

After 2 years of border closures New Zealand is now a very big step closer to welcoming visitors back to Aotearoa.This is great news and means that we can enter New Zealand without a requirement to isolate on arrival. With widespread cases of Omicron now in New Zealand the government no longer deems the border…

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Australia is Waiting for You!

Useful information on travel to Australia We have put together a list of useful websites to help you stay on top of the latest travel requirements and restrictions: – Australia.com: Check travel information and border status, including a pre-departure checklist – Home Affairs website: visa requirements and Digital Passenger Declaration; – Note: Home Affairs advise the following on…

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Italy’s Amalfi Coast

Welcome back to a perennial Italian favourite – the Amalfi coast. Ideal for spring and summer 2022. Here is a selection of some of our favourites, on the mainland and on the islands of Capri and Ischia. Travel by air, car and rail. We can completely tailor-make your holiday in Italy. Important information: UK residents…

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Staycation on the Moors

Dartmoor versus Exmoor and a taste of Cornwall I was supposed to be off to Puglia …. but with quarantine in place, and then EasyJet cancelling most of their flights…it was a  non starter. To make up for my disappointment, I joined my walking friends once more. They wanted to climb to the ‘Tors’ on…

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A West Country Staycation by Gill

  I have always got excited about travelling to the West Country for a holiday. I holidayed there as a child, with my children and now, for the first time this year, with my baby Grandson. Although we have stayed all over Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Cornwall including the Scilly Isles lately we have enjoyed…

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Staycation in Devon – by Dorothy

With all the uncertainty around travel and what might be possible we decided to return to an old family favourite in Devon for our summer staycation this year. This is a place that we have been visiting on and off for the last 22 years and it is just as good now as it was…

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Staycation in Sussex by Louise

“Go and get dressed. We are going on a little holiday”. The word “holiday” is one that we have all taken for granted for so long yet had now just created a wave of pure excitement and joy in the house. So many questions of where are we going, how long for, can we go…

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