Silver Travel Events

Find out about events and shows which may be of interest to Silver Travellers.

Forthcoming Events

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    Webinar – Switzerland and Italy – Our Top 5 Holidays

    27 April 2021 to 27 April 2021

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    Travelling by train through the Swiss Alps is one of our signature holidays, a customer favourite, a real adventure and quite simply the best way to reach the magical cities of Italy! The route from Switzerland to Italy through the Simplon Pass traverses some of the continent’s finest mountain scenery. Join us to discover more about our favourite Alpine trips to inspire you for your next holiday!

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    The Grown-Up Travel Show

    09 October 2021 to 10 October 2021

    Harrogate Convention Centre

    A new event for discerning travellers and empty nesters who have a desire to explore the world. Please note that the planned event for 2020 has now been postponed and will take place in 2021.

    Please note new date for this event!

Here is a selection of past events

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    Cherry Blossom Festival – Japan in Bloom

    22 April 2021 to 22 April 2021

    Wendy Wu Tours – Online 6pm

    Another chance to join us online for a special Cherry Blossom Festival Party to celebrate the magic and beauty of Japanese culture and travel. Meet the specialist team behind the magic including an update from Wendy herself.
    Book your place now – places are limited.

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    Webinar – Exploring the UK with Railbookers

    20 April 2021 to 20 April 2021

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    From the Highlands of Scotland and the iconic Jacobite steam train to the historic cities of York and Edinburgh or the Cornish Coast – the change of scenery you have been looking for is easy with Railbookers. Join us to learn more about exploring the UK with us.

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    Webinar – Top 5 Destinations that are better by train

    13 April 2021 to 13 April 2021

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    Tap into the knowledge our Rail Experts have to offer during this engaging live presentation about why seeing Europe by rail is the best way to travel. We place an emphasis on flexibility and personalisation across a range of authentic rail holidays. We’ll share how we design each trip around your needs and preferences.

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    Springtime Festival – Journey through Asia

    07 April 2021 to 07 April 2021

    Wendy Wu Tours – Online 3pm

    Across Asia, Spring is a time of great joy and new beginnings and with lockdown easing, we are looking forward to travelling the world once more. Join us for a very special virtual party as our team of travel experts take you on a fascinating journey through China, Vietnam, Cambodia and Central Asia.

    Book your place now

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    Webinar – Discover America with Amtrak Vacations

    06 April 2021 to 06 April 2021

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    Learn about all the incredible destinations Amtrak Vacations can take you to, such as Chicago, the Grand Canyon, iconic cities on the West Coast, and many more! Find out what life is really like onboard the train, from the food to the sleeping accommodations to the fabulous views.

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    Cherry Blossom Festival – Japan in Bloom

    31 March 2021 to 31 March 2021

    Wendy Wu Tours – Online 3pm

    You’re invited to join us online for a very special Cherry Blossom Festival Party to celebrate the magic and beauty of Japanese culture and travel. Meet the specialist team behind the magic including an update from Wendy herself.

    Register now – places are limited

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    Webinar – Discover Canada with Railbookers

    30 March 2021 to 30 March 2021

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    Learn all about travelling onboard VIA Rail, the region’s epic landscapes, and the customisation options you can choose from to make your Canadian rail holiday uniquely your own. Discover VIA’s famous route between Vancouver and Toronto, board the iconic Rocky Mountaineer train and see Canada’s wilderness or ride the iconic Maid of the Mist to Niagara Falls.

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    Join Indus Experiences for their latest presentation ‘Textiles, Arts and Crafts of Bhutan’

    24 March 2021 to 24 March 2021

    Online 11am

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    Isolated from the outside world for centuries, the tiny Kingdom of Bhutan with its Buddhist philosophy, ancient monasteries and pristine environment creates a unique travel destination, which delights the mind, body and spirit. Join Indus Experiences and Trip Scholar Zara Fleming for a virtual webinar to delve into the Culture, Textiles, Arts and Crafts of Bhutan.

    Register for your place here

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    Top 5 Holidays to the Italian Lakes

    23 March 2021 to 23 March 2021

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    Nestled between the Prealpine foothills and straddling the border with Switzerland, Italy’s lakes region is the stuff of summer dreams and fortunately getting there is easy by train, with the added benefit of experiencing the fabulous scenery of the Swiss Alps en route.

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    Live Safari from Kruger – without leaving home!

    17 March 2021 to 17 March 2021

    London 2:30 pm

    Luxury tour operator Classic Collection Holidays is offering a unique opportunity to enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Kruger National Park, South Africa, and the Masai Mara, Kenya, with a live virtual safari. The webinar event will include a guided game drive with a ranger followed by a live Questions & Answers session.

    Register in advance for this webinar

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    A Little Bit of Luxury – The Worlds Best Train Journeys

    16 March 2021 to 16 March 2021

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    Indulge in some of the world’s most luxurious and famous rail journeys. From the opulent carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient Express or the unforgettable experience of Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer to the grand, panoramic views from the Swiss Glacier Express in Excellence Class, luxury rail offers a travel experience like no other.

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    Scenic Switzerland – Our Top 5 Holidays

    09 March 2021 to 09 March 2021

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    Whether you take the famous Glacier Express route from Zermatt to St Moritz, see fields of wildflowers along the GoldenPass Line, or climb up to ‘the top of Europe’ at the continent’s highest station near the peak of the Jungfrau Mountain, Switzerland by train promises the experience of a lifetime.

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    Top Holidays Booking Now – The Mediterranean, Spain and Beyond

    02 March 2021 to 02 March 2021

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    From iconic cities to spectacular coastlines and hilltop towns to riverside villages, join us as we discover the most popular holidays across the Mediterranean, Spain, France and more.

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    Join Wendy Wu Tours Virtual New Year Festival

    10 February 2021 to 19 February 2021

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    It is with the utmost pleasure that we invite you to join us in celebrating the start of the Year of the Ox with our virtual New Year Festival, exclusive to Wendy Wu Tours.

    Say goodbye to the rotten Year of the Rat and welcome new beginnings and good fortune at the turning of the lunar new year. Our festival, comprising 7 inspiring events, will take you on a voyage of discovery around the world with Wendy Wu Tours. Join us as we uncover Indochina, journey through Japan, live it up in Latin America and captivate you with China, plus so much more.

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    Special Event

    27 January 2021 to 27 January 2021


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    Meet the Emerald Waterways team in this special online webinar – as well as finding out about their award-winning river cruises and the brand-new superyacht Emerald Azzurra in the comfort of your own home, you could win a £100 John Lewis gift card!

    David Winterton, Director of Global Brand and Marketing will share his Emerald Waterways memories, photos and insider tips on river cruising, as well as taking part in a Q&A session. You can submit your question to David and other experts in advance when you register to take part in the event.

    All participants will also receive an exclusive limited-time offer on the night.

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    Join Indus Experiences for a fascinating presentation 'Imperial India – Find your Ancestors'

    21 January 2021 to 21 January 2021

    Online 11am

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    This presentation will trace the history of the British Raj from its last capital in Delhi to its original capital in Kolkata (Calcutta). Between these two major cities are Meerut with its large army cantonment: Lucknow and Cawnpore with memories of the Mutiny of 1857 and details of the Danish settlement at Serampore. Through our Family History Tours programme we aim to help travellers and tourists connect with their own family histories and at the same time increase the awareness of Britain’s contribution to the sub-continent’s heritage.

    The presentation will be made by Dr Rosie Llewellyn-Jones, MBE. Rosie has worked as a tour guide for Indus Experiences and for the Royal Society for Asian Affairs, for which she is the Archivist. She visits the subcontinent as frequently as possible including as speaker at the Jaipur Literature Festival. She was a Council Member of the Royal Asiatic Society and was awarded an MBE in 2015 for services to the British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia (BACSA) and British Indian studies.

    Register for your place here

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    Wendy Wu Tours Virtual Travel Show

    15 January 2021 to 16 January 2021

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    Join us for two thrilling days of presentations, Q&A sessions and special offers – and it’s completely free!

    Our panel of travel experts will be taking to the stage to talk about our most loved destinations. Discover the wonders that await for you in Japan, China, India, Central Asia and more as our destination specialists give you the inside track on the cultural highlights, hidden gems and experiences not to be missed!

    Especially for those thinking of travelling solo
    Join us on 16 January to meet the Wendy Wu Tours experts online for a fun, interactive exploration on travelling solo in style. After the presentations you’ll have the chance to visit our virtual stand and talk to our experts, who’ll be on hand to answer any of your questions. We also have an exciting exclusive travel show offer to tell you about!

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    Join Railbookers January Webinars!

    12 January 2021 to 28 January 2021

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    Free 'Not the London Boat Show' sailing talks

    12 January 2021 to 15 January 2021

    Learning to sail a yacht has enabled many travellers to discover a new and rewarding way to explore some of the most beautiful coastlines and islands. These two free sessions – with Silver Travel Advisor contributors – take you through how easy it can be to develop confidence on the water in safe hands and experience the thrill of sailing and small-ship cruising. Just click on the Zoom link to join the sessions on the day – no password required.

    Beach Club, Learn to Sail & Flotilla Holidays
    Tuesday 12 Jan 4pm

    Skippered & Sailing Cruise Holidays
    Friday 15 Jan 6pm

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    Join Indus Experiences for a fascinating presentation about the battle of Kohima Ridge

    04 November 2020 to 04 November 2020

    Online 11 - 11.30 am

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    Such bravery in the face of overwhelming odds! Join our partner Indus Experiences for a fascinating presentation about the battle of Kohima Ridge where, in 1944, the invasion of India by the Japanese Imperial Army was halted by the bravery of a small garrison of just 1500 British and Indian soldiers. Although outnumbered by about 10:1, these brave men held out for 14 days, until relieved by the British 2nd Division.

    The presentation will be made by Robert (Bob) Cook, retired Warrant Officer for the British Army and curator at Kohima Museum, York, who leads Indus Experiences battlefield tours to Kohima.

    Register for your place here

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    The Silver Travel 'Virtual' Awards 2020

    15 September 2020 to 15 September 2020

    The Wallace Collection, Manchester Square, London, from 3.00pm - 3.45pm

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    Our annual celebration of the very best in travel for the over 50s will be held online this year, and you can register to join us. It’s completely free, and there’s a chance to win a case of wine too.

    Register now

  • Destinations 2019

    Destinations – the holiday & travel show

    30 January 2020 to 02 February 2020

    Olympia, London

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    Come and visit the Silver Travel team on Stand E90 as well as many of our partners who will be exhibiting from around the world. Holiday & travel ideas galore!

    Free tickets for Silver Travellers (maximum 2 per application). Simply use the promo code – EXSLVADV
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    Wildlife & Safari Travel Show

    12 October 2019 to 13 October 2019

    The Convention Centre, Harrogate

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    Thanks to the rising popularity of amazing natural history programmes on television and the big screen, wildlife safari and conservation travel is bigger, better and more popular than ever before!

    For your FREE ticket (£10 at the show) simply quote ‘SILVER’ when you get yours on the website

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    The Silver Travel Awards 2019

    26 June 2019 to 26 June 2019

    BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London - 7pm - 9.30pm

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    We’ll be celebrating the very best in travel for the over 50s at BAFTA on the evening of Wednesday 26 June 2019 and we have a few remaining places available if you would like to join us! For your free tickets, simply email us, with ‘Silver Travel Awards’ in the subject line, at [email protected] Please note that you must have an email back from us confirming your tickets to ensure entry.

    Read more about the Awards and our Sponsors.

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    Cruise & Maritime Voyages Events 2019

    01 June 2019 to 08 June 2019


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    Welcome on board the Columbus, Magellan or Marco Polo, to view their facilities and cabins, sample the delicious cuisine and enjoy excellent entertainment, from just £49.

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    The London Cruise Show

    16 February 2019 to 17 February 2019

    Olympia, London - Stand B30

    Come and visit the Silver Travel team on Stand B30, including Alan Fairfax who will be speaking in the Cruise Theatre on the afternoon of Sunday 17th.

    Free tickets are available for Silver Travellers; please use code STAFREE when you book.

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    Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show

    31 January 2019 to 03 February 2019

    Olympia, London

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    As well as 600 travel providers’ stands, the ‘Stanfords Travel Writers Festival’ offers inspirational and entertaining talks from explorers, adventurers, historians, novelists. Personalities in the Experts Theatre will include Levinson Wood, Kate Humble, Nicholas Crane and Chris Bonington. Photography Masterclasses are also available at an extra charge. Show-only offers, discounts and added value deals will be on offer too.

    Advance ticket prices are £11 + booking fee. Book now

    Find out how to win a pair of tickets

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    Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show

    17 January 2019 to 20 January 2019

    EventCity, Manchester

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    From relaxing beach breaks to activity holidays, fly-drive to cruise, foodie experiences to wildlife adventures, ‘Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show’ is the essential event to gain inspiration for travel in 2019 and indulge a passion for travelling.

    Advance ticket prices are £8.50 + booking fee. Book now

    Find out how to win a pair of tickets

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    2018 Silver Travel Awards

    09 July 2018 to 09 July 2018

    The National Portrait Gallery, London - 7pm - 9.30pm

    We’ll be celebrating the very best in travel for the over 50s in The National Portrait Gallery on the evening of Monday 9 July 2018 and we have a few remaining places available if you would like to join us! For your free tickets, simply email us, with ‘Silver Travel Awards’ in the subject line, at [email protected]. Please note that you must have an email back from us to secure entry.

    Read more about the Awards and our Sponsors.

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    Silver Travel Advisor hosted ship visit

    18 April 2017 to 18 April 2017


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    Exclusive invitation for Silver Travellers.

    Join us for an exclusive visit on board the Saga Sapphire.
    £26 per person including a four course lunch with wine.

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    Women’s Institute Fair 2017

    29 March 2017 to 01 April 2017

    Alexandra Palace, London

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    The Silver Travel team will be exhibiting at stand 238 at the WI Fair in 2017. Come and visit us – we won’t be selling jam, but you can talk to the team of advisors about travel and holidays!