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 most popular holidays

    03 August 2021 to 03 August 2021

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    Travelling by train through the Swiss Alps is one of our signature holidays, a customer favourite 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, dominated by sprawling vineyards, sparkling lakes and snow-dusted summits.

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    Webinar – Top 5 Iconic European Rail Journeys

    10 August 2021 to 10 August 2021

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    Join us as we take a look at some of the most iconic rail journeys across Europe across Switzerland, Italy, Spain and closer to home. Join us for a peek into some of the best train rides on earth and learn how you can make one part of your next holiday escape!

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    A-ROSA River Cruises by Newmarket Holidays Webinar

    12 August 2021 to 12 August 2021

    Online - 4pm

    Discover the joys of river cruising with A-ROSA River Cruises on a special webinar with UK Managing Director, Lucia Rowe. Get expert advice on Europe’s great rivers, explore A-ROSA River Cruises’ wonderful ships including the spa and get the chance to win yourself a cruise on the Rhine.

    To register for our webinar, please email [email protected], and we will send you back a link to join.

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    Webinar – Exploring Spain with Railbookers

    17 August 2021 to 17 August 2021

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    From the Moorish Palaces and grand Cathedrals to the stunning coastlines of the Mediterranean , exploring Spain by rail has so much to offer. Join us in this live webinar to find out more about the warm climates, incredible cuisine, the ease of travel between destinations and our top 5 holiday suggestions for exploring Spain by train!

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    Webinar – Travelling by Sleeper Trains with Railbookers

    24 August 2021 to 24 August 2021

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    Travelling overnight by train offers a variety of onboard options and turns a journey into an adventure. Many services offer a combination of sleeper compartments, and you have the option to customise and upgrade your onboard experience. Join us to learn everything you need to know about the most popular sleeper trains and our top picks.

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    Webinar – Luxury Rail Journeys – Our Top 5 Holidays

    31 August 2021 to 31 August 2021

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    These journeys make the perfect holiday to celebrate a special occasion. Our rail experts will highlight overnight and daytime luxury rail experiences including the famous Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, Excellence Class on the Glacier Express, the Royal Scotsman, and more.

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    Japan & Scotland - Virtual Party

    28 July 2021 to 28 July 2021

    Online 3pm

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    Join us for a fun filled afternoon showcasing Scotland, the hot destination for travel in 2021 and Japan 2022, fuelled by the buzz of the upcoming Olympics. Dazzling presentations, Q&A sessions and exclusive offers. Entry is free but places are limited so don’t miss out – book now!

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    Webinar – The UK and Ireland with Railbookers

    27 July 2021 to 27 July 2021

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    If you’re seeking a trip closer to home, we have a wide range of independent holidays to popular UK destinations, all available right from your local UK station. From the Highlands of Scotland and the iconic Jacobite steam train to the historic cities of York and Edinburgh or the Irish Coast – the change of scenery you have been looking for is easy with Railbookers.

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    Toyko-on-Thames Treasure Trail

    24 July 2021 to 24 July 2021

    London Bridge

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    For one day only with this one time only special event, Wendy Wu Tours is taking over London, staging a dedicated Japanese cultural treasure trail experience along the banks of the Thames and throughout the city. This event will test your skill, knowledge and acumen, all combined on a route through the capital bringing together the very best in Japanese cultural and iconic landmarks. Starting from London Bridge with starting times from 10:30am to 1:00pm.

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    Webinar – Discovering the USA – Our Top 5 Holidays

    20 July 2021 to 20 July 2021

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    Learn about all the incredible destinations easy to visit by rail including Chicago, the Grand Canyon, iconic cities on the West Coast, and many more! Join us for this exciting live webinar as we discuss the beauty of travelling by train and what life is really like onboard the train.

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    Webinar – Italy by Train – Our 5 Most Popular Holidays

    13 July 2021 to 13 July 2021

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    From the luxury and opulence of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express to the classic and iconic cities of Florence, Verona and Rome, to the magnificent coastline of Amalfi -you’ll be will be spoilt for choice on which Italian holiday to choose.

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    An evening with Sunvil and GIC The Villa Collection

    13 July 2021 to 13 July 2021

    Zoom meeting 19:00 - 19:45

    On Tuesday evening, 13 July, we will be hosting our first client (virtual) evening on Zoom.

    Join a panel of Chris Wright, Managing Director Sunvil, Julie Norton and Chrissy Pound (representatives for Lefkas and Crete respectively) to discuss their love of travel and everything Greek. They will share details of their favourite spots, fondest memories and their love for this diverse and historically-rich land.

    Register for the event here
    Please note that this session will be recorded for you to listen again or to share with friends.

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    Webinar - live virtual Antarctica event with Intrepid’s Polar Expedition Leader Dr Alex Cowan

    13 July 2021 to 13 July 2021

    Zoom meeting 6.30pm - 7.30pm

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    On Tuesday 13 July at 6.30pm, learn all about what to expect on an expedition cruise to Antarctica, featuring Intrepid’s Polar Expedition Leader Dr Alex Cowan. A trip to the Great White Continent is at the top of many travellers’ bucket lists, so join this free webinar to find out more about seasonality, inquisitive wildlife, breathtaking scenery, costs, booking conditions and how to make the trip of a lifetime become a reality.

    Dr Alex Cowan has long held a fascination with the natural world and with polar regions, studying Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge. He has worked as a polar guide since 2011 and will share his stories from Antarctica.

    Register for the event here

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    The Warner ‘Festivals of Gin’ across the UK this summer

    07 July 2021 to 30 September 2021

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    Ditch the wellies and head out to our brand new Gin Festival events this summer, coming to all 14 of our properties across the UK. We’re combining botanicals and live entertainment to give staycationers a ‘gincredible’ getaway! We are set to bring together up to 30 gins at each of our indoor and outdoor festival bars.

  • Railbookers events

    Webinar – Luxury Rail Experiences

    06 July 2021 to 06 July 2021

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    Are you looking for a holiday that is extra special? Our rail experts will highlight overnight and daytime luxury rail experiences including the famous Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, Excellence Class on the Glacier Express, the Royal Scotsman, and more.

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    Webinar – Overnight Rail Journeys with Railbookers: Our Top Holidays

    29 June 2021 to 29 June 2021

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    Webinar – Holidays Closer to home – the UK & Ireland

    22 June 2021 to 22 June 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 and Ireland with us.

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    Webinar – 5 of the Best Scenic Rail Journeys in Switzerland

    15 June 2021 to 15 June 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. Join us to discover just how easy it is to explore scenic Switzerland by rail.

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    Webinar – Island Holidays with Railbookers

    08 June 2021 to 08 June 2021

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    Did you know that these island destinations were available as part of a rail holiday? From Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean, to the ancient Greek islands of Santorini and Crete, these are trips full of sun, sea and exploration. For something closer to home, the islands of Skye, the Outer Hebrides and the Orkneys are all fantastic options with Railbookers. Join us to find out how you can combine island stays with fabulous rail journeys on the way.

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    Webinar – The Scottish Highlands and Islands

    25 May 2021 to 25 May 2021

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    Wild and vibrant, history-rich and alive with tradition, the Scottish Highlands and Islands offer so much to visitors and with Railbookers, you can reach these spectacular landscapes directly from your local UK rail station. The Isle of Skye, The Orkney Islands, Outer Hebrides and the Cairngorms National Park are just some of the Scottish destinations available for holidays this year and next with Railbookers.

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    Join Indus Experiences for our latest presentation 'The Astonishing Geoheritage of Morocco and Jordan'

    20 May 2021 to 20 May 2021

    Online 4pm

    This presentation by Dr Daniel Clark-Lowes will show how an understanding of the ‘geological dimension’ can give depth to the experience of travel. This is particularly true of the varied geology of Morocco and Jordan where, for instance, a rich fauna of a warm shallow Devonian sea provide a startling contrast to the present-day desert environment in Morocco; whilst in Jordan the orientation and low elevation of the Dead Sea provide evidence of ancient grinding movements of the African against the Arabian Plate.

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    Webinar – Top 5 Handpicked Holidays for 2021

    18 May 2021 to 18 May 2021

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    Join our Rail Experts at Railbookers as they discuss the top 5 holidays that travellers are booking NOW for 2021! From luxury experiences onboard some of the finest trains in the world to the most scenic views ever to be seen, we know these rail journeys are what you are looking for.

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    2021 Escapes Hotlist Party

    12 May 2021 to 26 May 2021

    Online 3pm

    We invite you to take a life-affirming, memory-making and utterly magical escape in October 2021. Join us for a whirlwind adventure party to hear all about our hotlist destinations for this Autumn and beyond, where the iconic sights, cultural highlights and unique experiences of your dream holiday await. Including Georgia, Israel, Vietnam, Cambodia, China, South Korea and Taiwan

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    Webinar – Luxury Rail Experiences

    11 May 2021 to 11 May 2021

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    Join us for an in-depth look at luxury rail holidays! The itineraries we’ve rounded up in this presentation are immersive and one of a kind. Our rail experts will highlight overnight and daytime luxury rail experiences including the famous Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, Excellence Class on the Glacier Express, the Royal Scotsman, and more.

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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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    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.

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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

  • Railbookers events

    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

    7.30-8.30pm

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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

    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.

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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

    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.

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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.

    Read more about the Awards and our Sponsors.

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    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 wildlifesafarishow.com

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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

    Portsmouth

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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