Every year we send families to the Real Lapland in search of Santa. Many are happy to share their experiences with us on their return to the UK.
Read the reviews of the families who have already experienced one of our magical holidays to Lapland below.
I wanted to say thank you for a wonderful trip we had to Lapland this week.
Everything from start to finish went perfect. From the check-in at Dublin, to the flights, staff and service on board, everything from arrival and all the staff in Lapland was so nice, friendly and helpful. We really had a beautiful day and enjoyed it immensely. Happy Christmas to you all and speak to you in January. Warm regards.
We are just back in Dublin from the Lapland Lullaby trip that left Dublin Dec 10th. I just had to write to commend you all on the wonderful experience we had. Tom and Megan were our guides and they couldn’t have been more helpful, patient and kind. Our accommodation was immaculate and food at the Colorado was plentiful and of high quality. The special helpers were amazing, in particular speedy Sam who paid our youngest child much attention and we are extremely grateful. Wendy Wood was also very attentive and kind. Mrs Claus was amazing, and Santa was a dream come true … the trip exceeded our expectations . It really was a trip of a lifetime and one which we will highly recommend..thanks to you all, you do amazing work, the child in this 40 year old body had a blast. Keep up the great work!
Ann Marie O’Sullivan
I just want to send a review on our last few days here in Lapland . We are currently on our last eve here and the experience you have given my children is incredible! I have heard all good with your company as to why we booked this lived up to far much more! The main reason I am emailing this eve down to a certain Someone that has made this trip extra special… Brad our tour guide who has been in charge of Coach E this last few days has been AMAZING ! My children have loved him , and I can see why . Just so you know amazing guide who is great credit to your company and makes your tours that more special.
Truly fabulous four days in Pyhätunturi. Can not recommend Canterbury Travel enough. Tony our guide on coach 8 and every member of the cast who create this magical experience were amazing. Thank you, this really was a once in a lifetime trip!
We flew to Enontekio yesterday for the Enchanting Lapland day trip. From start to finish the trip was magical! We had an amazing time and made some wonderful memories. Excellently organised and staff were friendly and helpful. Plenty of time to do all of the activities, lots of snow, great food, fantastic entertainment on the flight, saw the real Father Christmas, amazing journey from the airport to a beautiful winter wonderland. Thank you!
Where do I begin… This was the most magical, organised, well planned and well thought out trip. It exceeded all my expectations and has created amazing memories for myself and my daughter. Words seriously cannot express how amazing this trip was! So thank you!!!
The most magical experience our family has had thanks to Canterbury Travel. From the moment we arrived at Dublin Airport I knew we were in safe hands. Thanks to all the elves they were professional and courteous and of course Santa himself. We will never forget our time in Lapland.
Amazing 4 days in Pyha finding Santa!! We have played the elf song ALOT this morning!!! Thanks to Johanna our awesome tour guide go Coach 1!!!
Thank you all so much for the most magical family holiday ever. The attention to detail was incredible and a special thanks also to Bex, Liam and Brad for giving us memories that will last a lifetime.
A huge thank you to Canterbury Travel Just had the most amazing 4 days with them in Lapland Chris our tour guide and juhar our coach driver were awesome The whole trip was just amazing Thank you all so much.
Thanks so much for such an amazing trip it was magical met so many lovely people & the girls Lauren & Johanna looked after us so much & made it so special & Oscar the bus driver on coach 4. Magic memories were made. Tricky Dicky the girls telling everyone about you haven’t laughed so much… So a big thank you to all from Lynn Jodie & Leah xxx
Just returned from a day trip to Lapland with my husband, son, daughter in law and 2 grandchildren. Perfect, a day my grandchildren will always remember! Father Christmas was superb!
What an amazing and magical trip with memories to last a lifetime. Thank you so much Canterbury for the most memorable holiday ever. It’s hard to pick a favourite bit, but a bedtime story from Mrs Claus is definitely up there and we all loved the Husky rides. The staff were all amazing and so helpful and friendly and our rep Marcus couldn’t have been more helpful and great with the Children.
Thank you for making our first Lapland experience amazing. You were all brilliant and made the whole experience magical and wonderful. The range of activities were fabulous. You have helped us to make some amazing memories for us to treasure forever.
Just had to post a ‘thank you’ to Canterbury travel for the most amazing holiday to find Santa in his beautiful Lapland. The whole experience was magical and organised fantastically, the elves were all wonderful, and I have to mention our coach leader – lee who was also brilliant… we will never forget our time with you all. Thank you all!
We did it! Thank you so much Canterbury Travel for the most magical holiday ever! The staff, on the planes and in the hotel, were outstanding but, the person that made the trip for us was Perry, tour guide extraordinaire, on coach C. The special elves and all the others were amazing too. Please pass on our thanks to all involved. You have made this family very happy. Xxx
Thanks to Canterbury Travel for a wonderful break in Lapland. Simply amazing!
Dear Canterbury Travel. Thank you so much for making our Christmas in Luosto the most amazing holiday ever. From start to finish it was simply brilliant. Grant and Beth on coach E were the best. We loved every second and would recommend all to book and go. Worth every penny and the Best Christmas of our lives. X
Lisa Swainston Baker
We have just returned home from the most magical time in Luosto, it was the best Xmas ever and we would like to thank everyone at Canterbury travel for helping to make it so special.
We returned on the 23 December 2015, from a 4 day Magical Interlude tour with Canterbury Travel. We found it an absolutely fantastic experience. Our son, who is 7, was captivated from the moment we arrived at LGW and his captivation has not stopped yet. The whole adventure was magical and perfect. All who work for Canterbury Travel, both in England and Finland, should be proud of what they do, they are truly professional, and caring towards the children. This company cannot be faulted and we shall recommend them to all parents, who wish to help their children meet Santa and his fantastic helpers.
We had a brilliant day in Enontekio on Saturday 19th December. My sons reaction was brilliant when we surprised him at the airport with our real plans for the day, he thought we were shopping all day haha. Thank you Canterbury Travel for another bunch of amazing memories and thank you to the Titan Airways crew who were all lovely. We will see you again in a few years when my little girl is older x
Thanks to Frankie and Simon, the Elves and all the staff at Canterbury Travel and to Holly & Amy at Starlight Children’s Foundation for making Callum’s wish come true in meeting Santa. We had the most wonderful magical time, we’ll never forget.
Just left Pyhä on our Magical Lapland 4 day search for Santa. What an amazing trip! Husky Rides, Snowmobile safari, meeting Santas special Elves have left us full of Christmas spirit! Thank you to our amazing tour guide Gavin and everyone on coach V for making it so memorable!
We spent the day in Enontekio on Saturday and loved, loved, loved it. No long queues, friendly & helpful staff, excellent crew on the flight, a clean restaurant and beautiful resort. The lantern lit walk through the woods to see Santa was magical. It was tiring because of the flights but that can’t be helped. Highly recommend booking with Canterbury. X
Just returned from a magical, totally awesome four days in Lousto, Lapland, thank you so much to Canterbury Travel for making this such an amazing experience, especially to Hannah and all on Coach F, even Trickey Dickey for hitching a lift and making the Elf song a truly special memory.
I can’t speak for the kids but 37 year old mummy has hyped this up in her head for literally years. Thank you Canterbury Travel for making all our dreams come true. We really did get our holiday of a lifetime.
My Family & I came home Friday (4th Dec) from our 5 day trip in search for Santa & I just wanted to say what an amazing time we had! From the moment we arrived to the moment we left it was absolutely perfect! I came to Lapland as a child with Canterbury Travels 21 years ago & it was one of my favourite childhood memories but it didn’t even come close to seeing my children there! Their little faces & the excitement they felt is something we will never forget! I would like to say a huge thank you to all the amazing Elves, Santa & Mrs Clause… By the second day everyone knew our children’s names & made them feel so special & safe to enjoy their time there… The whole experience was so well organised & we were so impressed with everything we did & saw. Thanks to all your hard work our children’s dreams came true & our hearts & heads are bursting with love & memories that we will have to cherish forever!!