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The Best of the British Travel Awards 2016

Posted by Nicole West on 01/12/2016
The Best of the British Travel Awards 2016

As keen travellers, we rely on the services of travel and tourism providers. Receiving a British Travel Award is a benchmark of excellence, recognising industry professionals as voted by the UK public. For 2016, the votes are in.

Drumroll please…here’s a rundown of the winners.

Best Family Holiday Company

A lot of factors need to be taken into account, when you’re booking your next family holiday. You want to know up front that you’ll have all the facilities you need, to keep everyone, from the littlies to the teens, happy. This year’s winners, Thomson, Emirates Holidays and Sailing Holidays, know what you need, from sailing through the Greek Islands to cultural city breaks.

The Best of the British Travel Awards 2016

Best All Inclusive Holiday Company

When you want a travel package that includes flights, accommodation and food, Saga, Mercury Holidays and letsgo2 are voted as the leaders in all-inclusive holidays.

Best National Travel Retailer

A one-stop shop makes booking travel easy, with everything you need at your fingertips. The National Travel Retailer winners for 2016 are Alpharooms, Thomson and Thomas Cook.

Best Regional Travel Agency

Looking for a great travel agency in your region for customer service and professional advice? The top picks this year are Flight Centre, Co-operative Travel and Barrhead Travel.

Best Flight Booking Website

Searching for the best flights truly is like finding a needle in a haystack. Next time you’re planning your trip, winners Opodo, Globehunters and Cheapflights promise to make the experience an easy one.

The Best of the British Travel Awards 2016

Best Hotel Booking Website

Alpharooms, Opodo and Laterooms came out on top, as the best hotel booking websites. Check them out for fantastic deals and a huge variety of accommodation options.

Best Ferry Booking Website

Taking the car with you on holidays is a smart way to save money and lets you explore at your leisure. For ferry booking websites, the best of the bunch this year are P&O Ferries, Direct Ferries and Cheapferry.

Best Family Cruise Line

Can’t wait to take the family on a cruise of a lifetime? According to the awards, your experience will be everything you’ve dreamed of, with Royal Caribbean, P&O Cruises and Thomson Cruises.

Best River Cruise Line

A river cruise is a relaxing way to see the sights, while travelling in style. This year’s winners for Best River Cruise Line are Viking Cruises, Saga Cruises and APT Guided Tours and River Cruises.

Best Cruise Ship Line

Classified in small, medium and large categories, this year’s picks for Best Cruise Ship Line will have you setting sail in style. The winners are, Saga, Viking Cruises, Swan Hellenic, Holland America Line, Oceania Cruises, Royal Caribbean, P&O Cruises and Princess Cruises.

The Best of the British Travel Awards 2016

Best Airport Parking Company

When you’re choosing airport parking companies, you want to ensure your asset is in safe hands and get a great deal at the same time! Check out the winners, APH, ParkCloud and Holiday Extras.

Best Holiday Transfer Company

Holiday transfers are crucial to the smooth running of your holiday, so it pays to choose a company that’s recognised for excellence. The winners are Titan, Holiday Taxis and Heathrow Express.

Best Travel Insurance Company

With so many options, finding a travel insurance provider to fulfil all your needs is tricky. The winners for Best Travel Insurance Company can help you narrow them down. They are, Staysure, Post Office Money and Insurancewith.

Best UK Holiday Park Provider

Can’t wait to get into the outdoors and have some fun in the sun at a holiday park? Check out the UK’s Best Holiday Park Providers, Parkdean Resorts, Hoseasons and Hoburne Holiday Parks.

Best Car Hire Provider

Take the worry out of searching for a suitable car hire provider and look to the winners of Best Care Hire Provider, Sixt Rent a Car, Avis and Enterprise Rent a Car.

For a complete overview of the winners, check out the British Travel Awards site, here.