Newspaper Holidays

IF YOU HAVE BOOKED A NEWSPAPER HOLIDAY… please do not call us until we have sent you a confirmation. We cannot deal with any booking enquiries until you have a Woolacombe Sands reference number.

We participate in newspaper holidays, including, The Sun £9.50 Holidays scheme & The Daily Mail BreakFree Holidays!

THE SUN

Collect tokens from The Sun Newspaper and book your 2017 holiday from £9.50 per person (minimum 4 people), with dates of your choice (subject to availability).

FAQ’s

Is it really just £9.50 to book?
Holidays are £9.50 per person during Low Season dates, and £15 per person during Peak Season dates. You must book a minimum of 4 people, and there is a maximum of 8 people.
There is a compulsory service charge of £9 per accommodation per night (i.e. £27 for a weekend break, and £36 for a Monday – Friday break).
All other extras are optional.

What are the Optional Extras?
Optional extras include:
Facilities Pass – £7 per person (Use of the Clubhouse with daily and nightly entertainments, Kid’s Club & Animal Roadshows, Indoor and Outdoor heated swimming pools, crazy golf and play parks). Children under 2 years old are free of charge.
Bed Linen – £4 per person (We supply duvets and pillows with protectors. If you do not hire the linen from us (Duvet cover, pillow case and flat sheet), you must bring your own).
Bed Making – £10 per accommodation (When hiring the linen from us).
Towels – £4 per person
Starter Pack – £20 (Branded bread, butter, milk, cereals, tea, coffee, sugar, toilet rolls, washing up liquid, dish cloth, scourer and vouchers to spend in store).
Extra Car – £5 per night (1 car is included with a 2 bedroom accommodation, and 2 cars with a 3 bedroom accommodation).
Cot Hire – £15 per stay
HighChair – £15 per stay
Bed Guard – £15 per stay
Dogs – £5 per dog per night
Sun Amendment Plan – £10 (This enables you to amend your booking within our Terms and Conditions. Without this no changes can be made once you confirm with us).
Some of these extras have been added to your booking confirmation for your convenience. They can all be removed (excluding the compulsory service charge) by telephoning or emailing the booking office, but will be an extra £1 per item if booked on arrival.

Do you Accept Dogs on The Sun Holidays?
We accept Dogs and have pet friendly and pet free accommodation (please call to express a preference if you have one, or add your dog if you would like to bring one. If dogs are not pre booked, you may be allocated a pet free accommodation). We have beautiful Dog walk exercise areas including a Woodland Walk, and dedicated footpath to the beach. Pet friendly accommodation is subject to availability.

Do I have to pay for my children?
All ages are to be paid for in line with The Sun Terms and Conditions. Babies, and 0-2 year olds are not free of charge. Facility passes for under 2 year olds are free of charge, however all children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult in the Clubhouse, swimming pools, crazy golf and parks at all times.

Where do I collect tokens?
Tokens can be collected from The Sun newspaper from Saturday 7th January 2017.

How many tokens do I need?
You will need 10 tokens to book a Sun Holiday. Unless you have registered as a Sun+ Member, where no tokens are required. Click here for details.

When can I book my Sun Holiday?
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Can I book my Sun Holiday directly with you?
No, all Sun Holidays must be booked through their website or booking procedure.

Can I cancel my Sun Holiday?
No, Sun Holidays cannot be cancelled.

Can I change my Sun Holiday dates?
Sun holiday dates cannot be changed with The Sun, if you think you have been allocated incorrect dates please contact The Sun Directly on 0870 125 3344.
If for some reason you cannot make the dates you have booked, we can offer a date change subject to availability. This can only be done if you have paid for The Sun Amendment Plan, and there is a £15 administration fee.

When will I receive my Sun Confirmation from you?
As soon as The Sun confirm your booking to us (usually within 2-5 days of you booking with them), we will email you your booking confirmation. You MUST confirm to us, and pay any balance due within 14 days of that email. We will send email confirmations unless requested otherwise (hard copy confirmations will not be sent), and will not send reminders. If you have not heard from us 7 days after receiving your Sun confirmation, please email bookings@woolacombe-sands.co.uk.

What accommodation with I be allocated?
Accommodation allocation cannot be confirmed until your arrival unless you have upgraded and/or paid a Specific Requirement Fee. Allocation of Sun Holidays is usually to an Ocean View Bronze Caravan.

Can I upgrade to a Gold Caravan or guaranteed Sea view?
Yes, upgrades start from £50. Upgrades are based on a minimum of 4 people sharing.
When you receive your confirmation from us, please call the office directly on 01271 870569 to arrange an upgrade.

If I book ‘back to back’ breaks, can I have the same accommodation so I do not have to move?
If you book 2 breaks with consecutive dates and do not want to move accommodation in between, we can work to ensure your 2 breaks are booked in the same accommodation number. There is a £15 Specific Requirement Fee if there is availability.

Can I choose my accommodation number?
If you would like to choose your accommodation number, this is occasionally viable. A Specific Requirement Fee of £15 will be charged if there is availability.

Is there a Sun Holiday Helpline Telephone Number?
Yes, please call 0870 125 3344. Please only call our booking office once you have received a confirmation directly from us.

Please click here for more information from The Sun Newspaper and their Terms and Conditions.

 

DAILY MAIL BREAKFREE HOLIDAYS

  • Collect five different passwords from the Daily Mail, the Mail on Sunday and some local papers, printed every day from 31st December to 11th January.
  • Enter your passwords into the boxes on the Daily Mail Website.
  • You can now start your search. Simply enter your holiday details on the Daily Mail Website and scroll through the results to find and book your perfect holiday with us! You can book online from 4th January.
  • Click here to get started with the Daily Mail Breakfree holidays.

Taking part in newspaper holidays for the first time?

If you haven’t booked one of the Breakfree holidays from £15pp before, here are a few handy tips to help you on your way:

  1. Prices are from £15 per person per break, based on four people sharing a Ocean View Bronze caravan. Fewer than four people can stay but the minimum holiday cost will apply. A £3.00 Breakfree online booking fee applies to UK bookings.
  2. Short breaks are available as three-night weekends (Friday to Monday) or four-night midweeks (Monday to Friday).
  3. You can book as many holidays as you like.
  4. There is a compulsory service charge but entertainments passes, linen, towels, starter packs and amendment plans are all optional. These charges will be listed on your first confirmation. There are free dates available – click here for details.
  5. Popular dates book quickly, so don’t delay.
  6. We accept pets, so please feel free to give us a call on 01271 870569 to check availability.General Daily Mail Breakfree Enquiries: 0333 220 1937