Liz Boulter didn’t know she was off to Porto until she got to the airport. All part of Dutch company’s new holiday concept

‘He’s picked out restaurants for us already – even knows what he’s going to order.” My friend was talking about an upcoming city break meticulously planned by her husband, and while I could see how poring over restaurant websites might enhance his anticipation of a much-needed holiday, it seemed to kill any idea of exploration, of coming upon something thrilling or unexpected.

So when I saw that Dutch company, founded in 2014 in Amsterdam, was launching its “surprise” holiday concept in the UK last month, I was intrigued. The idea is that you choose a type of holiday – city break or backpacking trip – the dates and budget, and picks the destination and books flights and accommodation. All you get beforehand is a weather forecast and what time to be at the airport.

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Source: Gaurdian

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