City breaks with Octopoda

noun. A short holiday or weekend break spent in a city…. but we really don’t need to explain this one!

City breaks can be an ideal way to get away with your partner, family or mates and share good times in some of the World’s liveliest destinations. So whether it’s a trip to London or jetting off to the Big Apple (just to name two!) we can cover your full travel package from flights to trains to taxis and your hotel and transfers when you arrive. Just let us know as we can assist with all, your very own travel concierge.

See below for a little inspiration and don’t forget to check out our Excursions page to add that something extra special….

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3 for the price of 2 in Venice!

From £270pp

Built in the XVIII Century and characterized by a gothic style, Messner Palace formerly was lived by great names of the Venetian nobility. Its neighborhood has been the cradle of the main Museums and Artistic foundations of Venice. Today the 3* Messner Hotel – Dependance boasts three mansions are located in the charming area of Dorsoduro, surrounded by cosy bistrots, boutique, museums and art galleries. St. Mark’s Square is within ten minutes walking distance through the most glamourous area of the city. The Accademia Galleries, which contains masterpieces from Tiziano and Tintoretto, are just few blocks away. The package includes 3 nights for the price of 2 with full breakfast. Based on travel during Jan & Feb from Manchester.

New York, New York!!

From £549pp

nyma is one of New York City’s newest boutique hotels. Located in the vibrant Koreatown neighborhood on 32nd Street between Fifth Avenue and Broadway, nyma is just steps away from the Empire State Building, Macy’s, the Fashion District, Penn Station and Madison Square Garden. The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center is also close by. The deal is based on a 3 night stay with direct flights from Manchester, UK departing 13th February 2019. LIMITED AVAILABILITY!!

Valentines in Paris ♥️

From £279pp

Located in the 9th arrondissement, in the heart of one of Paris’ best entertainment areas, the New hotel Opéra offers pleasant accommodation and refined services, two minutes walk from Mogador Theatre, the Opera Garnier, Paris Casino and many theatres, restaurants and cafes. Spend 2 nights in the City of Love with breakfast included. Flights departing London Luton. Contact the team today for more information.

Short Break in Dubai

From £649pp

After a summer break and a full refurbishment, Jumeirah Beach Hotel is now open. With a striking wave-like design, Jumeirah’s first hotel, is one of Dubai’s most stunning and instantly recognisable structures that continues to be a favourite for generations. Heartfelt and personal, timelessly fun, situated upon one of the region’s most impressive beaches, it is the archetype of coastal nostalgia. A relaxed luxury that welcomes light hearted escapes and joyous memories. Where the fresh sea breeze, the laughter in the air and Jumeirah’s legendary service will make your next holiday feel like your first. Jumeirah Beach Hotel is your favourite still always your favourite, your familiar revisited. The package is based on a 3 night stay with flights available form London, Manchester & Glasgow between 9th May and 20th June 2019. Family prices start at £649pp and couples at £969pp!

Family of 4 with free access to Dubai Parks & Resort

From £869pp

6 Nights – 2 Adults 2 Children, Deluxe Twin Room, Breakfast. Experience Dubai’s Ultimate Family Theme Park Hotel. Explore the only hotel located inside Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest theme park destination, just minutes away from Dubai Marina. Connected to exhilarating attractions within the three world-class theme parks, waterpark and premium dining and retail at Riverland Dubai and Dubai Outlet Village, this Polynesian-themed hotel has everything you need for a Family Holiday. Distinctive, luxury guest rooms with plenty of space to stretch out and relax and a wide selection of five-star amenities, including a signature spa and fully equipped fitness center. In addition, hotel showcases a variety of exceptional on-site restaurant options, outdoor family pool, children’s pool, lazy river and a host of fun children’s activities in Kids and Teens Club. SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAY! TOP Choice for Families! Includes daily access to Legoland, Legoland Waterpark, Motiongate and more. 6 nights at the hotel with breakfast, return airport transfers and flights with Emirates. Price is per person and valid for 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years sharing a room. Dubai parks and resorts and Lapita hotel are in the middle of Abu Dhabi and Dubai airports. Therefore the transfer time from either airport is very similar. £75 per person deposit required at time of booking. Departure From London, United Kingdom 10AUG19-17AUG19.

Centrally located in the middle of Singapore

From £815pp

Centrally located in the middle of #Singapore 🇸🇬 so that you can live like a local!!. 5 Nights – 2 Adults Superior Room with breakfast. Located in the city and part of the Bras Basah Bugis precinct, Village Hotel Albert Court is within easy reach of Singapore’s heritage and culture. Within the hotel, intricate wood carvings and motif design pay homage to the Chetti—a distinct group of Indian Peranakans who once resided nearby. Outside, many heritage buildings surround the hotel. Go shopping in a bazaar-style market flanked by pre-war shophouses at Bugis Village, or get your fortune told by feng shui masters, tarot readers and astro-palmists outside the historic Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple. Just across the street is Little India. Stroll in for a visual feast of spice shops, garland sellers and gold purveyors. If you’ve never seen an ornate Hindu temple, step into the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple for an eye-opener. If you are looking to live like a local, Village Hotel Albert Court easily puts you in the middle of it all. 10% Early Bird Discount incl. when booking 60 days in advance!. Based on 2nd April 2019 departure from London.

3 Nights in Budapest

From £229pp

Feel welcome in their completely renovated Mercure Budapest City Center in the heart of the historical and business center of Budapest in the middle of the famous pedestrian street Váci. The River Danube, museums, stylish restaurants and famous baths are within an easy walk. Enjoy yourself in one of our freshly designed Superior rooms to ensure your full comfort. We offer free WIFI throughout the hotel. It is a straight road from the airport to the hotel and limited onsite parking is possible. Váci street, Vörösmarty square, UNESCO world heritage sights like the banks of the River Danube and Andrássy Avenue are at your feet. Benefit from the hotel central location and let us provide you with any information you might need during your stay. Travel between 01 May 19 and 31 Jul 19 from London Stansted

Best location in Abu Dhabi

From £1079pp

5 Nights – 2 Adults Premium Room, All Inclusive. One of the premier locations of Abu Dhabi, the bustling grandeur of the iconic Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi belies the beauty of the bay beyond. This award-winning city resort boasts a central location that is directly connected to the shops, cinemas, and services of Abu Dhabi Mall, and mere minutes from Saadiyat Island, the new CBD and the Corniche. Abu Dhabi International airport is just a 30-minute drive.Enjoy the private beach club, complete with swimming pool, squash and tennis courts, watersports, kid’s club, and extensive gym. Winter Escape – best location in Abu Dhabi. Includes flights with Etihad, 5 nights at the Beach Rotana on All Inclusive basis and private car return airport transfers. Departure FROM Manchester uk on 23 February 2019.

Bright lights of Las Vegas

From £459pp

Visually stunning, Luxor Hotel and Casino provides the best of everything under one spotlight. Fabulous guest rooms, delicious cuisine, an indulgent spa, a world-class casino, brilliant entertainment and shopping make this the perfect hotel for an unforgettable getaway in Las Vegas. Price based on a 3 night stay with a departure from London Gatwick departure on 22nd February 2019 Other departure points available

3nts ‘Summer in Dubai’

From £469pp

Hyatt Regency Dubai is a deluxe iconic hotel located on the historic shores of Deira Corniche that combines a sense of tradition with modern conveniences to offer travellers a truly luxurious stay, right in the heart of Dubai. Bed & breakfast included. Save up to £415pp!! Price based on London Stansted departure. Departures between 6th and 27th June 2019. Other departure points available

The Perfect Christmas Gift!

From £539pp

Enjoy 4 nights on the strip staying at the lively 4* Luxor Hotel & Casino. You’ll jet out on the 2nd February 2019 from London or Manchester where you’ll spend 4 nights in the ‘City of Sin’. They say ‘What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas’ but you’ll definitely want to be telling your friends all about this one. Enquire with the team today and act fast, this deal won’t be around long!

Magical Rome from an AMAZING £175pp!!

From £175pp

Hotel Ariston is located in the historical center of Rome, few meters from the Termini Station, near famous Santa Maria Maggiore, Colosseum, Fori Imperiali and Via Veneto, where the main ministerial offices and foreign embassies are located.  The A and B metro stops of Termini are only 100 meters away from the Hotel. Thanks to its position, the main spots of cultural interest can be reached on foot or by short bus ride: the museums and churches that this city offers, for example the Baths of Diocletian; the splendid the splendid park of Villa Borghese where the famous Galleria Borghese is located filled with masterpieces; Via Veneto, Trevi Fountain, Piazza di Spagna, Via Frattina and Via Condotti with its high fashion boutiques. This package includes for a 2 nights stay with breakfast and flights from Manchester, UK on 22nd January 2019. Other dates and airports available at a supplement.

Vegas with FREE Tour!!

From £575pp

Located at the center of the Las Vegas Strip, be one of the first to enjoy fresh new rooms for less. The Valley Tower has been remodeled with 1600 standard rooms and 146 suites getting a stylish makeover. Bold purple and blue hues complement the cream-colored décor, dark wood accents and contemporary fixtures. The two spacious VP suites each have the option to add a single king room. Now you can enjoy these modern new accommodations. Package includes for a 4 night stay at the 3* Harrahs Las Vegas Hotel & Casino with free helicopter tour!! Flights from London on 25th February 2019. Flights also available from Manchester & Edinburgh at a supplement.

Valentines in the Big Apple!

From £469pp

It’s never to early. Get planning and whisk your partner off to the Big Apple for 2019 Valentines night. You’ll stay at the fabulous 4* Roosevelt Hotel for 4 nights, a great base for exploring the city. Valid for departures on 13th February 2019 from London Heathrow. Other airport available for a supplement. Contact the team today.

MEGA Vegas Deal!

From £525pp

Located on Las Vegas Boulevard as a gateway from the North Strip to downtown, Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower offers 2,427 guest rooms and suites, as well as an 80,000-square-foot casino floor. The 1,149-foot Stratosphere Tower, the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States, is home to Top of the World, famed for its revolving dining room and acclaimed cuisine; the highest view of the Las Vegas Strip from the Observation Deck; and thrilling attractions and rides, SkyJump Las Vegas, Big Shot, X-Scream and Insanity. Includes 4 nights room only accommodation at Stratosphere Las Vegas, flights from LHR on 2nd March.

Christmas is Coming!

From £649pp

The 2018 Rockefeller Christmas Tree will be lit for the first time on Wednesday 28th November  We have a 3nts package available with direct flights & a stay at the 3* Skyline Hotel. Located at the heart of Hell’s Kitchen, the Skyline Hotel is within convenient distance of Times Square, Central Park and more. While the city’s most famous attractions and landmarks are just steps away, our Midtown Manhattan Hotel is tucked away in the quiet streets of Hell’s Kitchen, where you’ll find the most authentic restaurants, bars and shopping in all of New York City. Stay at The Skyline Hotel where our 232 spacious guest rooms and suites, on-site restaurant, and indoor rooftop pool with spectacular city views will complete your perfect visit to Manhattan. Based on a departure on 27th November 2018 from London Heathrow.

Christmas Market in Vienna

From £269pp

Visit the legendary Christmas Market in Vienna with this great 2 night package.  We’ll fly you out and put you up in the centrally located 4* Roomz Hotel with Daily Breakfast. Based on a departure Tuesday 4th December 2018 from Manchester. Alternatives dates and airports available. Enquire today for more information

Luxury in the City of Sin!

From £559pp

The Bellagio’s a legendary name on the Vegas circuit. And it’s got the goods to back it up, with stylish rooms, indoor botanical gardens and five-star restaurants. This high-end hotel is the place to be in Vegas. It scores top marks for its central location. And its 8.5-acre lake is home to the world-famous dancing fountains. Designed to look like an Italian villa, the hotel exudes elegance at every turn, from the courtyard pools, to the conservatory with extravagant floral designs. Then there are the hi-tech rooms, with electric curtains and iPod docking stations. It’s worth noting that there are extra hotel fees that you’ll be asked to pay on check-in or check-out. We’ll let you know how much this is when you come to book. Includes return  flights on 28th February 2019 from London Heathrow and two complimentary buffets per stay & reduced rates. Room & flight upgrades & departure airport change available for a supplement

Michelin Starred in Venice #dinnertime!

From £619pp

Overlooking the Venetian lagoon, the Metropole is a superbly situated luxury hotel with stunning views out to the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore. Dating back to the 16th century, the former palace is a fusion of the city’s rich past and opulent styles of the Orient from its days as a trading capital. Offering a citrus garden for al fresco breakfasts and a Michelin star restaurant, former guests include Sigmund Freud and Thomas Mann. Price includes a 5 night stay with Daily Breakfast and transfers.

Midtown, NYC

From £515pp

Enjoy a welcoming experience at the Comfort Inn Midtown West hotel near Javits Center. Indulge in some fine dining, catch a Broadway show and snap beautiful photos atop the Empire State Building when you book your stay at the Comfort Inn® Midtown West hotel near Javits Center. This packages includes for a 3 night room only stay with flights.

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