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How to Plan the Ultimate Couple’s Break This Winter

couple's break: Big Ben from cross the Thames in the evening sunshine.

Planning a couple’s break away with your partner this winter can be difficult and time-consuming. It can create immense pressure to get it right so as to not disappoint your partner. Here are some tips that can help you plan the ultimate couple’s break this winter:

Schedule ahead of time

Work and prior engagements are something to consider before committing to a winter break away with your partner. If both of you have very different schedules and hectic deadlines to meet, plan far in advance and get your holidays in so you won’t be disappointed.

Booking flights, trains, accommodation and planning your itinerary are all necessary and important steps for a successful trip away. If you and your partner can do it together, you will be able to plan things accordingly to each of your interests. If you’re planning a secret getaway, plan things your partner will enjoy and check their schedule on a regular basis.

According to The Telegraph, a poll conducted last year on 2,000 adults showed that 40 percent of couples quarrel at least once a day while on holiday, with a quarter arguing in the first 24 hours. To avoid arguing, it’s best to plan in advance so you know exactly what you are going to do and at what times. A trip away should be fun, don’t make it any harder than it should be.

Know where the best winter getaways are

There are so many options this winter for a great getaway destination. Winter itself is a perfect time to get away and spend some time with your significant other. It’s the season of hot chocolate, snuggling up to a fireplace and enjoying festive treats. Romance can be found in many destinations, here are a few that are perfect for couples:

London – Areas near the Tower of London and St Paul’s Cathedral are perfect for couples that want to do some sightseeing, while the Soho area is perfect for couples that enjoy partying together till early morning. The London Bridge area is also fascinating. For a more wintery experience, check out Head Queens in Notting Hill for some curling and hot chocolate!

Switzerland – Switzerland is a perfect winter destination for couples as it has scenery, mountains, plenty of snow, skiing, snowboarding, cable cars, and hot tubs. The small town of Zermatt is a perfect destination for couples looking for a peaceful, quiet yet beautiful location to spend some quality time together.

Edinburgh – There is nothing more magical in winter than Edinburgh’s Christmas market. Visit Scotland describes the Edinburgh Christmas market as fairytale-like, and as a magical explosion of twinkling lights, enchanting sounds, mouth-watering flavours and lots of fun and laughter.

Pick the best accommodation for your needs

Always make sure you book accommodation that is in your budget and is near any areas you want to visit.

The Dorsett Hotel in the City of London is a great option for couples that want to experience a luxurious and elegant four-star stay in London – perfect for a romantic and special occasion this winter. Some hotels even provide flowers, wine, and chocolate to make things extra special on your break. Just ask before booking if this is something that interests you.

Comment below and share your opinions and tips for planning the ultimate couple’s break this winter!