Austria month at TPG UK: Everything you may have missed

Feb 1, 2020

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It’s the start of February, which means the end of TPG U.K.’s focus on the beautiful country of Austria. There is so much more to it than just skiing and Vienna, so we hope we’ve been able to open your eyes to some hidden gems and given you some inspiration if you’re planning a trip.

Here’s a recap of what we covered, just in case you missed it:

Best ways to get to Vienna on points and miles

Our travel guru Nicky Kelvin takes you through the ways and means of getting to Vienna using points and miles. British Airways can save you big with Reward Flight Savers, but there are also low-costs options as well as the train — and for the adventurous among you, why not try a 16-hour road-trip?

The best health and wellness spots in Austria

If a bit of rest and relaxation is what you’re looking for, then Austria is has some great spots. Swap the beer and strudel for healthy restaurants, spas and world-renowned gyms.

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(Photo courtesy of Aqua Dome)
(Photo courtesy of Aqua Dome)

How to spend 48 hours in Vienna, Austria

If you’ve only got time for a cheeky weekend away, then you can take a load off and relax as we’ve done all the hard work for you. We’ve put together a 48-hour guide to help you make the most of a short break to the Austrian capital.

Front view with reflection of Karlskirche (St. Charles's Church) in Vienna on day with long exposure.
Front view with reflection of Karlskirche (St. Charles’s Church) in Vienna. (Photo by Christoph Hetzmannseder/Getty Images)

11 of the best hotels in Austria for your next visit

You now know how to get there and what to do while you’re there, but what about where to stay? We have you covered there, too. From points and miles hotels, igloos and small boutique hotels — there really is something for everyone.

(Photo courtesy of Schloss Fuschl)

TPG U.K. readers’ top tips for Austria

We can’t possibly know everything about Austria. So, we asked you for your insider tips and insights on Austria to share them with the rest of our readers. It’s safe to see we learned a thing or two — go check it out.

Hallstatt, Austria. (Photo by Manchan/Getty Images)

Off the beaten path: Tips on visiting and exploring Austria

It’s always nice to do something a little different on holiday — something that you haven’t already seen on Instagram or heard about from your friends. We set about collecting gems that you might have to travel a bit farther to experience, but it will be well worth it if you do.

Eisriesenwelt Caves. (Photo courtesy Eisriesenwelt)

Flying with Austrian Airlines? All you need to know about the menu

And finally, it wouldn’t be Austria month without a post on the country’s national airline. Our resident foodie spills the beans on what you can expect to eat on board.

A coffee from Austrian’s famed coffee menu. (Photo courtesy of Austrian Airlines)

Bottom line

If you’d never thought of visiting Austria before now, we hope that after this month you’ve been inspired to add it to your list.

This month we’re off to France — stay tuned for more of the same but full of amour, baguettes and a bit of ooh la la.

Featured photo by borchee/Getty Images

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