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Travel Agent Guide

Welcome to

James Villas!

James Villa Holidays has been in the market place for over 30 years. We specialise in villa holidays, focusing on all the little things that make a BIG holiday.

Casa Abelia, Costa del Sol

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Our aim is to design holidays so neither of you or your customers’ need to worry and you know you’re getting the best value villa holiday in the market. This guide has been designed to give you a flavour of what we offer, along with the different ranges of villas and destinations we offer so you can sell James with confidence to your customers.

L’Olivar, Mallorca

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Why book with

James Villas?

• Complete price parity - one price for all

• F  lights from 25 UK airports including low cost, scheduled and charter airlines • Receive commission on many package elements including villa, car hire, private transfers, travel insurance and low cost flights • Incentives for you throughout the year • A dedicated Agent Portal- JAMESVILLAS.CO.UK/AGENTS • No under occupancy supplements • Locations to suit everyone - countryside to coast and rural to resort • With villas for 2 or 20, we have the right sized villa for any party • A  world of choice with over 2900 properties to choose from in 50 destinations • Baggage all included in the price • Villa Managers on hand in most destinations • Free maid or linen service, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, cots and highchairs* • ABTA and ATOL bonding with over 30 years’ experience

Butterfly Villa, Rhodes

*Available in the majority of villas

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Happy selling and remember we are on the end of the phone, at managers meetings, Tipto roadshows and all the main conferences. We are pleased with our new look and feel which we have been working hard on, so please feel free to contact us with your feedback anytime!

The Trade Team at James Villas

Pelagos, Lefkas

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Our holiday destinations Greece Halkidiki


Corfu Paxos


Lefkas Kefalonia Zakynthos

Skiathos Skopelos

Meganissi Ithaka Peloponnese

Florida Rhodes Crete


Madeira and The Canary Islands Madeira Orlando

Gulf Coast

The Canary Islands



Fuerteventura Gran Canaria

The Caribbean The Caribbean Dominican Republic



St. Lucia Barbados

Over 2900 handpicked properties across 50 destinations





Mainland Spain


FRANCE Provence

Côte d'Azur

ITALY Tuscany

Costa Verde Douro Valley Silver Coast

Costa Brava



Costa Dorada Puglia Menorca Amalfi Mallorca Coast Andalucia PORTUGAL Costa Blanca Sardinia Sicily Costa Calida Algarve Costa Almeria del Sol Gozo Malta Ibiza




EGYPT Hurghada

The Balearic Islands

Malta and Gozo


Our villas picked for your customers It’s just your customer and their chosen few, enjoying all the privacy and freedom a villa stay brings all for less than you might think. They can take their pick of sunloungers reserved just for them. The private pool is there to cool off in, or splash around as they please. They can become king of the barbecue and feast al fresco. Their very place in the sun awaits. The majority of villas include: · Private pool · Sunloungers · Portable or built-in barbecue · Outdoor dining facilities · Free linen and beach towels · TV with local or English satellite channels · Kitchen facilities including hob, oven and fridge freezer · Free standing fans, ceiling fans or air conditioning

La Estrella, Costa del Sol

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Car hire - freedom to explore Car hire puts your customer in the driving seat. Each villa is categorised by car suitability:




Car optional villas have facilities in easy reach but customers may wish to hire a car to explore further afield.

Car advised villas are close to some amenities, however customers may still find a car beneficial.

Car essential villas are generally situated in rural locations, a car is required to access local amenities.



Car Selling Points

All our car hire suppliers provide the following which means your customers will receive: · Zero excess across all of our locations** · Unlimited mileage · Super collision damage waiver as standard** · Fair fuel policy across all our suppliers · Free additional drivers in certain destinations · Pre-book child seat with all our suppliers ** The Caribbean is the exception, for full details, please see the car hire terms and conditions when you continue to book and choose your car.

Airport Transfers

If your customers prefer not to have car hire we can arrange for private transfers to be ready from the airport to the villa front door. All you need to do is add it at the time of booking - simple!

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Our Signature and Luxury collections Our Signature villas offer added touches that make your holiday. We look for the ‘wow’ factor that elevates an ordinary villa into something really special. All of the fabulous features of a James villa, plus: · Added 'wow': at least one of the following - amazing views, stunning location, landscaped grounds and gardens · At least one of the following: pool table, table tennis, hot tub, Jacuzzi, sauna, gym, steam room, tennis court, table football, games console · Dishwasher · Large portable or built-in barbecue · Coffee machine · Pool towels included Melina, Crete

With every comfort taken care of and first-class facilities, these indulgent villas make a beautiful backdrop to a fantastic holiday. All the fabulous features of a Signature villa, plus: · King size beds in the master bedrooms · Unlimited air conditioning in bedrooms included · Luxury furniture and décor · Quality linen and towels included · One bathroom per two bedrooms with at least one ensuite or one bathroom per bedroom

Ilia, Kefalonia To view our villa collection visit JAMESVILLAS.CO.UK/AGENTS

Our Holiday Resorts Private accommodation with hotel-style facilities




Restaurants Kids’ clubs Gym Spa Golf Tennis


Want a villa holiday with hotel facilities? Look no further! Our Holiday Resorts offer a village style setting with a welcoming community vibe and relaxed feel. With a wealth of leisure facilities at your fingertips, Holiday Resorts are perfect for keeping the whole family entertained, while enjoying the freedom and privacy of a villa-style holiday. Where you see the HR symbol this means accommodation is on a Holiday Resort and benefits from added on-site facilities and services.

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Destination ahoy! We have over 50 destinations for you to choose from! While these are in the brochure and on the website, we wanted to give you a roundup of each.

Mainland Spain Andalucia • Costa Dorada • Costa Blanca • Costa Calida • Costa del Sol • Costa Brava • Almeria Get a taste for Spain’s coast and countryside with awesome beaches, unique history and buckets of activities. By day soak up a festival, swing by unspoilt villages, discover an historic city or pick up a gem at the local market. As the sun goes down things come alive, so sip the sangria, taste the tapas and learn to salsa.

Seville, Andalucia

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Balearic Islands

Mallorca • Menorca • Ibiza If you love a mix of beach, nights out and activities then look to the family-friendly islands of Mallorca, Menorca and white isle of Ibiza. Hosting fabulous sandy beaches, pretty villages, local markets and prehistoric sites, these islands promise a fun-filled days from the word go. Cool off at a waterpark or take a boat trip, then wind down in front of the sunset and sway to the beat.

Macarelleta Beach, Menorca

Canary Islands Lanzarote • Fuerteventura • Tenerife • Gran Canaria Number one for sun-seekers with its year-round rays, the Canaries offer nice beaches, waterparks, tax-free shopping and a guarantee of endless things to do. Explore the volcanic landscape of Lanzarote and Tenerife, head to Gran Canaria for golf and more or venture to Fuerteventura for super water sports and beaches.

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Mount Teide, Tenerife

Portugal Algarve • Silver Coast • Douro Valley • Madeira • Costa Verde Kick back on the cliff-sheltered golden beaches of the Algarve along with endless activities and bustling towns. Check out buzzing resorts, top golf, historic cities, incredible surf and amazing Atlantic beaches of the Silver Coast. Prefer the island life? Head to the year-round botanical island of Madeira, with great outdoor activities, shopping and its epic volcanic centre. Lagos at sunset, Algarve

Greece Epirus • Corfu • Zakynthos • Lefkas • Rhodes • Kefalonia • Peloponnese • Skopelos • Crete • Ithaka • Meganissi • Paxos • Skiathos • Halkidiki Be ready for natural beauty, amazing beaches, hidden villages, terrific cuisine and in-depth history on your Greek odyssey. Create fantastic memories with great culture, Old Town nightlife, ancient ruins and staggering sights. Take in another angle with an island hopping boat trip then taste the fresh seafood with catch of the day. Shipwreck Bay, Zakynthos

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Cyprus Take a step back in time with its ancient mythological past or relax on sun-kissed sandy beaches. Wander laid back villages, explore exciting resorts, enjoy cool nightlife and sample fresh cuisine. With plenty to make everyone happy choose the beach-life and visit famous Aphrodite’s Rock, go pool-side or head to the Troodos mountains.. Visit the Old Town Market, historic sites in Paphos, a thrilling waterpark or monkey about at the zoo. Aphrodite's Rock

Croatia Dalmatian Islands • Split Region • Dubrovnik Region • Istria Blessed with natural beauty and a continental climate, the stunning coastal towns, islands and idyllic countryside of Istria and the Dalmatian coast are the perfect setting for a magical Croatian holiday. Emerald-blue waters and pebble shores sit effortlessly beside historic cities and natural wonders. Inland, hilltop towns steeped in culture and hospitality embrace visitors with home-cooked cuisine.

Shipwreck Bay, Zakynthos Rovinj, Istria

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France Côte d’Azur • Provence Perfect for romantic escapes and family holidays to remember, pretty Cote d’Azur and Provence are spot on for unreal nature and history. Highlights include lush vineyards, first class resorts and glitzy marinas perched next to enviable beaches. Be in food heaven with fresh produce on the doorstep and amazing places for a bite out.

Lavender fields of Provence

Italy Umbria • Sicily • Tuscany • Amalfi Coast • Puglia • Sardinia Fall head over heels in an instant with Italy, known for stunning surroundings and incredible cuisine. Great beaches, scenic coastline and a warm welcome sum up Sardinia. Over to Sicily, a real stunner with remarkable history reflected in its buildings and home to Mount Etna. Whilst Tuscany’s beautiful cities are filled with culture, set between rolling hills. Bellissimo!

Positano, Amalfi Coast

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Malta & Gozo

Bodrum Region • Dalaman Region

Unique history, interesting culture, quaint beaches, vibrant festivals and renowned diving sum up the fabulous islands of Malta and Gozo. Kick back on a beautiful sandy beach or look back in time in Malta’s capital, Valetta, the historic town of Mdina and surrounding palaces. Whilst it’s sister island, Gozo, serves up a laid back tempo with historic main squares, pavement cafés and famous ‘Azure Window’. Take a trip over to Comino to snorkel the blue lagoon, or go for a walk on the car-free island.

Get a real taste of Turkey with a stroll around historic Bodrum or laze on the beach at heaven sent Olu Deniz. Experience colourful bazaars, traditional Turkish baths or a traditional belly dancing show. At almost every turn you’ll stumble across upbeat resorts, tasty cuisine or its awesome beaches alongside secret coves, great for snorkelling or watersports for the dare devil in you.

Kalkan, Dalaman Region

Colourful fishing boats, Malta

Egypt El Gouna With its year-round sunshine, and stunning scenery above and below the water, this part of the Red Sea Riviera has long been a holiday favourite for sunbathing and world class diving. You’ll find our villas in El Gouna sandwiched between empty desert and crystal-clear seas. This family-friendly resort’s enviable position means shimmering sands and top-class diving. An irresistible combination for a relaxing villa holiday! One of the world’s top diving and snorkelling destinations, the unique underwater gardens offshore are some of the finest in the world, and are ideal for many varieties of rare fish and coral reefs.

El Gouna, Hurghada

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Florida Orlando • Gulf Coast World famous theme parks to long stretches of powder white sandy beaches, the Sunshine State presents an American dream beyond your wildest imagination. Wherever you choose, clear highlights include astronomical malls, superb golf and top notch dining. Entertainment capital Orlando will excite all, whilst the pretty barrier islands and palm tree lined beaches of the Gulf Coast put you on track for a great time.

Cobra’s Curse® at Busch Gardens®. © 2017 SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Caribbean Barbados • St. Lucia • Antigua • Jamaica • Dominican Republic Exotic, colourful and breathtakingly beautiful, the islands of the Caribbean are a feast for the senses, offering the ultimate backdrop for a fabulous villa holiday. Whilst each island has its own distinct character, all boast glorious beaches, crystal clear waters and an infectious, laid-back charm that will have your customers smiling from the moment they arrive.

Gibbes Beach Credit: Barbados Tourism Marketing, Inc

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HOW IT WORKS 1. Simply register with James Villa Holidays to receive an exclusive up to 15% discount* 2. Check online to ensure your chosen villa is still available 3. Email the following to

• Agency name

• ABTA Number

• Name, address and contact telephone number

• Travel dates

• Villa name and destination

• Number of passengers

• Departure Airport

Dionysus, Kefalonia

*Discount applies to main villa, flight, car hire and insurance components, where margin levels allow. Component extras (such as Welcome Packs, Baggage and Pre-Book Seats) and any charges are ineligible for discount. For full terms & conditions please visit


for Selling Villas

1. Our full collection is available to book online today – log onto our Agent Portal for weekly offers, selling tools, help and support. 2. We offer villas with great pools, amazing views, and fantastic villa living space. Customers can choose 1 – 10 bed villas with no under occupancy supplements. 3. Properties are handpicked by villa experts so they’re located in the best spots with different car hire options – car essential, advised and optional. 4. We work with top car hire suppliers to offer your customers car hire options all with zero excess. 5. Flexible durations to suit your customers.

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