Directline Holidays acts as an agent for Kuoni Holidays, offering package holidays provided by this popular tour operator at competitive prices. To look for your ideal holiday with Kuoni Holidays use the orange search box on the left. Select your destination and other details – you can change to broaden or refine your search at the next stage after clicking ‘Find My Holiday’.
For even more choice select the ‘All Holiday Companies’ button. We will then search thousands of holidays and dozens of the UK’s most popular operators for your ideal trip. We also offer our own Directline Holidays packages within the same search results to provide our customers with even more choice.
Who they are
Kuoni was founded in 1906 and has become a leading UK specialist in luxury holidays and long-haul travel. The UK operation is a subsidiary of Kuoni Travel Ltd, the biggest travel company in Switzerland. Kuoni has won over 100 industry awards over the years, and has been voted Travel Weekly ‘Best Long Haul Tour Operator’ no less than 6 times in the last 10 years. Kuoni employs over 7000 staff in 300 offices around the world. There are around 20 high street shops in the UK. Kuoni is a member of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA). Holidays come with ATOL financial protection.
Where they go
Kuoni offers holidays to over 100 destinations worldwide. The breadth and range of luxury destinations is impressive. Indian Ocean options include Sri Lanka, Mauritius, the Maldives and the Seychelles. Caribbean destinations include St Lucia, Tobago, Jamaica, Cuba, Barbados and Antigua. Asian destinations feature China, Cambodia, India, Oman, Vietnam, Thailand and Hong Kong. Kuoni also offers luxury packages to a wide variety of destinations in Africa, Australasia and North and South America. European destinations include Spain, Italy, Greece and Turkey.
The luxury market
There is hardly an area of the luxury market that Kuoni does not have covered. Among the specialist areas are safaris, golf holidays, cruises, spa packages and Verbier ski chalets. There is even a dedicated service offering luxury train journeys. The company has long experience in weddings and honeymoons. Traditional holiday packages are complemented by twin-centre and multi-centre holidays, villa breaks, all-inclusive packages and escorted tours. The company has considerable experience in organising group trips. Customers can take advantage of a tailor-made service, building itineraries to their own requirements. Kuoni also arrange visas, chauffeur transfers, concierge service, ski hire, car hire, golf reservations, airport parking and airport lounges.
Holidays are expertly graded to appeal to a wide variety of budgets, styles and niche markets. These include exotic beach getaways, family breaks, romantic holidays and specific interests like music. The ‘World Class Luxury’ range focuses on ultra-luxury. The ‘Ananea’ range puts special emphasis on sustainable ecotourism.
The company website has an impressive amount of specialised information that includes excellent destination descriptions and inspiring photos and videos. You will also find detailed information and advice on everything from health and safety to currency and climate. Kuoni keeps up to date with of all the latest developments in the luxury market. They excel when it comes to finding the latest hotels and innovative itineraries. New holidays are constantly being added. The company has expertly kept abreast of the rapidly changing luxury hotel market. It is clear from the detail of its hotel descriptions and destination guides that company staff have direct experience and great enthusiasm for its destinations and accommodation.