If you're dreaming of a white Christmas, where could be better than the Alps and Lake Lucerne?
This year, Preferred Hotel Group is offering a range of Christmas packages in some of Europe's most festive cities, including Lucerne in Switzerland.
Set in a winter wonderland at the Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern, guests can opt for the Romantic Christmas Eve package which includes one night in a double room with lake view, dinner and American-style breakfast, from £290 based on two sharing.
Alternatively, for those looking for a post-Christmas getaway, the New Year's Party package includes an overnight stay in a superior double room, buffet dinner, entrance fee to the party and brunch buffet, from £230 per person, based on two sharing.
Swiss and British Airways fly to Switzerland from Gatwick airport.
Remember, you can enjoy a real Christmas treat by pre-booking a night at the Gatwick Sofitel Hotel before you fly. This deluxe 4-star hotel offers comfortable rooms and fine dining and it's convenient too, linked to Gatwick North terminal by a covered walkway.
Room at the Gatwick Sofitel Hotel with up to eight days holiday parking from £117.82*
*Please note: This price is correct for bookings searched on November 12, 2008. Prices are subject to change. Book the Gatwick Sofitel Hotel in advance to get the best price and availability.