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Flying High: Top 5 Websites for Affordable Luxury Travel

For those of us whose holiday dreams are bigger than our budgets, travelling to far-flung destinations in ultraluxe hotels is a one way ticket to breaking the bank.

While a Rolls-Royce transfer, Dom Pérignon welcome, and a private butler would be nice, you can still enjoy a dream luxury travel experience that’ll have everyone green with envy.
Whether you fancy a luxury city break or a lavish beach escape, make your deluxe dreams a reality and enjoy the high life at low prices. Get savvy with your booking and join one of these travel clubs for a luxury travel experience you’ll never forget.
These online luxury flash sale sites and deal finders can knock up to 70 per cent off the price of a holiday. So there’s really no excuse.

It’s time to start thinking about escaping winter and heading to finer shores. We’ve listed the top 5 websites for affordable luxury travel, from decadent city breaks to luxury beach flop and drops…

Voyage Privé

From city breaks to skiing and beach holidays, Voyage Privé presents offers on luxury travel to its members. The slick members-only site provides flash sales, luxury travel deals – with hefty discounts of up to 70 per cent – with most deals exclusive to the site. Deposits of 30 per cent can be paid on holidays over £500 pp if you need to spread the cost.

Flash sales are live for seven days, but the site always has a wide selection of holiday types on it at any one time.

Secret Escapes

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Join Secret Escapes and find luxury packages with flights and stays at four- or five-star hotels with savings of up to 70 per off the best rates offered direct from the hotel or airline.
Free membership gets you access to sales that last around 10 days.


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With 28 million members worldwide, Travelzoo is a major player in the sphere of travel deals. Its deals cover city breaks, resort packages, cruises and hotel stays, and each is written up in impressive detail. There is a luxury travel option too if you exclusively want luxury.

Groupon Getaways

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Groupon has a holiday section – offering huge discounts on 4 star and 5 star hotels, in the UK and abroad. Choose from city breaks, sun and adventure trips to weekend spa breaks. Find flash sales from a week in Mallorca to a Himalayan trek.

Luxury for Less

Although not a travel club, Travelex’s site, Luxury for Less, puts together the cost of flights and hotels (from Skyscanner) – to build you an affordable luxury travel expeience. The site gives figures on average spends and foreign exchange rates. Simply add in where you’re travelling from and when you want to travel, and they’ll show you dream destinations around the world for your budget.