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    A coach parked up in Devon

    Let We Love Coaches help you find your nearest coach tour operator

    Coach Tourism Association
    about 14 hours ago

    Looking to get away and escape to somewhere new and leave the planning and driving to someone else? We Love Coaches from the Coach Tourism Association have Coach operators around the UK, so your pick-up point will only be a short way away. Simply pop in your postcode to find your nearest professional operator.

    Whether you want a day trip, a short break or a longer holiday coach travel offers high standards of customer service, safety and comfort, ensuring you have the best experience possible during your trip. They’ll help you with your luggage and keep you nice and cool on board with modern, air-conditioned coaches leaving you to relax and enjoy the scenery, with a short nap on the way home after a busy day exploring.

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    Giraffe Manor

    Experience the holiday of a lifetime with an African Safari and Beach holiday

    Freedom Destinations
    5 days ago

    Take breakfast with giraffes, meet the elephants, search for the big 5 and relax on golden beaches during a memorable Africa Safari and Beach Holiday with Freedom Destinations. They can tailor you the perfect package, for example an 11-day Giraffe Manor, Masai Mara & Beach holiday that includes an overnight stay at the incredible Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, a Masai Mara safari, a visit to the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, a hot air balloon flight and relaxing on a Mombasa beach from £3279pp with flights. On a 10-day Tanzania Wildlife & Beach you’ll spot flamingos, hippos and baboons at Lake Manyara, search for the ‘Big 5’ in the wildlife-laden Ngorongoro Crater, see herds of elephant and relax by the Indian Ocean at your choice of Zanzibar beach resort – from £2,905 pp with flights. A 12-day South Africa & Mauritius holiday combines the excitement of Cape Town, raw adventure of Kruger National Park and tranquil serenity of Mauritius combine in this popular multi centre itinerary.

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    Relaxing boating holidays

    Secure your Summer holiday on the water today with ABC Boat Hire

    ABC Boat Hire
    5 days ago

    Get away from it all this summer and enjoy a slower pace of life with an ABC Boat Hire canal boat holiday. They have limited availability across their 11 UK locations so check online and secure your holiday now. At the time of writing, examples of availability include: 3 nights aboard a Kestrel (sleeps up to 4) departing Gailey Marina for just £999 + fuel deposit; 3 nights aboard a Red Tail Finch (sleeps up to 5) departing Goytre Wharf 23 July for £1,099 plus fuel deposit, and 4 nights on board a Green Sandpiper (sleeps up to 6) from Falkirk departing 16 August for £1,549 plus fuel deposit.

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    Mt Fuji

    Wendy Wu extends Japan sale

    Wendy Wu Tours
    8 days ago

    Japan is by far the hottest, most in-demand destination right now, and Wendy Wu tells us their phone lines have been so busy with people wanting to book their getaway that some were unable to get through.
    The good news is, thanks to popular demand and negotiations with their airline partners and agent in Japan, they’ve been able to extend their biggest ever Japan sale until 30 June 2021!

    Choose between these exceptional offers for your 2022 or 2023 Japan adventure…
    FREE return economy flights – save up to £800pp
    FREE one-way Business Class upgrade* – save up to £1,000pp
    FREE single room supplement for solo travellers – save up to £1,940pp
    Plus, secure your trip with a £99pp deposit, pay the final balance just 6 weeks before departure and change your travel date for free should you need to.

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    Lake Garda - 2 bed home

    30% savings PLUS discounted COVID tests with Eurocamp

    Eurocamp
    10 days ago

    Pay just £30 pp for COVID tests to green destinations with Eurocamp AND save up to 30% in September & October. With more than 150 parcs across Europe, there’s sure to be one that’s perfect for you. As an example, 7 nights at Cisano San Vito campsite, Lake Garda, departing 18 September now costs from as little as £231 per holiday home (price applies to a 2-bed Classic with Air-Con). Autumn is a lovely time to holiday as Glynis Sullivan discovered when she and husband Trevor spent a week ‘glamping’ at Eurocamp Park Playa Bara Campsite based at Roda de Bara in Costa Dorada.

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    Giving back to our heroes

    Celebrity giving away 100 FREE luxury staycations to Blue Light Card holders

    Celebrity Cruises
    12 days ago

    Our lovely partner Celebrity Cruises is ‘Giving Back To Heroes’ by offering 100 FREE luxury staycations at sea to Blue Light Card holders! Please hurry as competition closes 10th June 2021.
    Designed as a thank you for their tireless work throughout the pandemic and beyond, 100 luxurious balcony rooms will be offered onboard the revolutionised Celebrity Silhouette on its first sailing out of Southampton as it travels on a six-night itinerary around the stunning British Isles on 3rd July 2021.
    Blue Light Card holders can enter Giving Back To Heroes here to stand a chance of winning one of 100 rooms onboard Celebrity Silhouette. Entrants are asked to share their stories in a bid to win a luxury holiday as well as an opportunity to feature on Celebrity Cruises’ social channels.
    Winners will be announced when the competition closes on 10th June 2021, and all nominees must be fully vaccinated by 19th June 2021.

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    22 new voyages for 2022

    Azamara Onward inaugural season for 2022 now open

    Azamara
    14 days ago

    Our partner Azamara is excited to announce the Azamara Onward deployment for 2022 with 22 new voyages. To celebrate they’re offering a complimentary ‘Experience More’ package on Balcony staterooms and above, which includes a $300 shore excursion onboard credit, unlimited Wi-Fi for one device and a Premium Beverage Package for two when booked by 16 July 2021. T&C’s apply.

    With over half of the new itineraries being Country-IntensiveSM Voyages, Azamara Onward makes it easy to experience a single country’s iconic destinations as well as its hidden gems — especially with longer stays and more overnights at ports. Embark on an island-hopping adventure in Greece, sailing from the pink sand beaches of Chania to the olive groves of Corfu. Uncover the mysteries of the Black Sea during a visit to Bucharest or the famous Potemkin Stairs of Odessa. Plus, because you’ll be sailing aboard a boutique hotel at sea, you’ll enjoy exclusive access to ports only available to smaller ships, such as Monte Carlo and Venice.

    As an example, their 11-Night Christening & Maiden Voyage sails 2 May 2022 from Monte-Carlo to Venice with visits to Florence/Pisa, Rome, Sorrento, Amalfi, Kotor, Ancona and Bologna!

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    Enable Holidays

    Look forward to seeing the world again with Enable Holidays.

    Enable Holidays
    15 days ago

    Now that places are beginning to open up, it’s good to see more of our favourite destinations welcoming back British tourists. Travel is already permitted to Portugal, Madeira, and Gibraltar, but it won’t be too long before Spain, the Canary Islands, Turkey, and Greece will also be on the green list for this Summer.
    Our partner Enable Holidays are also taking enquiries now for accessible holidays across all destinations for Autumn, Winter 21/22, so call them today to reserve your preferred hotel and adapted room facilities with the award-winning accessible holiday specialists, or check out their website

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    The private pool at Villa Gio

    Save up to 30% on Sicilian villas with Scent of Sicily

    Scent of Sicily
    18 days ago

    Our new partner Scent of Sicily specialises in characterful villas and holiday homes on the charming island of Sicily. From romantic retreats to grand villas suitable for extended families they have something to suit everyone and they are currently offering up to 30% discount off a selection of their villas including 3-bedroom Villa Lory – an elegant villa with pool, just 300 metres away from the sea and beach in Marsala, that sleeps up to 8 guests; Villa Giò, a country house with a separate annexe and pool. Sleeping up to 10 guests this villa is ideal for a family get together.

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    The Douro flowing through Porto

    Great savings on small ship cruises with Noble Caledonia

    Noble Caledonia
    19 days ago

    Book these Noble Caledonia small ship and river cruises now and save up to £600 per couple.
    Passage along the Douro – save up to £200 pp on the 31 October 21 sailing.
    Best of British 30th Anniversary Cruise – save £300 per person on their two new departures aboard the 118 passenger MS Island Sky: 29th August and 12th September 2021.
    Balkan Treasures – save £200 pp aboard the 36 passenger Queen Eleganza exploring Croatia’s beautiful coast & islands plus a two-night stay in Lake Bled and an exploration of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Departing 4th & 10th May 2022.

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    New Brochure

    Lucketts launches new winter 2021/22 brochure

    Lucketts Group Travel
    20 days ago

    Lucketts are thrilled to be taking customers on much-needed holidays again. Their new brochure includes full details of their popular Christmas and New Year holidays, as well as seasonal breaks such as Christmas markets, Turkey & Tinsels and multiple departures for the much loved Thursford Christmas Spectacular.

    They also have 69 brand new holidays including the Durham Lumiere Festival of Lights, a 5-day cruise to Holland for the Floriade World Horticultural Exhibition, and in November they are heading to Disneyland Paris for Disney’s Enchanted Christmas which will be magical! Sign in to see special discounts for Silver Travel Club members.

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    New brochure

    Classic Collection Holidays welcome you back to a world you can explore once more

    Classic Collection Holidays
    22 days ago

    As the world reopens to travel, our partner Classic Collection Holidays have prepared a tempting collection of offers across the world from Europe to South East Asia. With great discounts and a range of departure airports there is something for everyone including 25% off 5-star beachfront Grande Real Santa Eulalia Resort & Hotel Spa in the Algarve – now from just £699pp for a week B&B departing Gatwick 4 October 2021. Check their mini brochure.

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    Dambulla Cave Temple on Pixabay

    Somak Luxury Travel have two wonderful Sri Lanka offers

    Somak Luxury Travel
    23 days ago

    Somak have two superb Sri Lanka offers for 2022 which can be enjoyed by all the family. Highlights of Sri Lanka and Beach visits all the principal heritage sites of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle, before heading to the hills in traditional tea country. As your stay comes to an end, take some time out on a tropical Indian Ocean beach. This is a 5-night tour plus 3-night beach stay from £1780 per person.
    Sri Lanka Classic Tour This amazing trip is all and more than you would expect from a Sri Lankan tour. All the major highlights, world heritage sites, marvellous temples, tea plantations, wildlife safaris, stunning scenery and so much more. This is a 10-night tour from £1873 per person

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    Katrina of the Waves

    Warner Leisure Hotels entertainment breaks recall past Eurovision successes

    Warner Leisure Hotels
    24 days ago

    Forget Eurovision 2021 and relive our past victories with Warner Leisure Hotels. Their entertainment breaks this year include live performances from Lulu, Katrina from Katrina and the Waves, and three original members of Bucks Fizz. They also include favourites like Jane MacDonald and Festival Breaks with acts from the 50s and 60s; Motown; the 80s and more. Visit Warner Leisure Hotels and to see their full range of breaks and don’t forget to use our special code PHCSILVER to enjoy special savings on your booking for a 3, 4 or 7 night break at one of their country or coastal locations, with breakfasts & dinners*, daytime activities, use of leisure facilities and live entertainment all included in the price you pay! (*Some breaks are B&B only).

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    New Japan brochure

    Wendy Wu launches 2022-2023 Japan brochure with exceptional offers

    Wendy Wu Tours
    26 days ago

    Book by 7 June 2021 and choose from these exceptional offers for your Japan 2022 or 2023 adventure:
    FREE return economy flights – saving £800pp
    FREE one-way Business Class upgrade – saving £1,000pp
    FREE single room supplement for solo travellers – saving up to £1,940pp
    Wendy Wu’s Japan brochure is your indispensable guide to Japan’s must see sights and must do experiences, jam-packed with inspirational journeys created in a way that only the UK’s Number 1 Japan Specialist can. Order or view your brochure here.

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    CroisiEurope

    45% off second passenger with selected CroisiEurope cruises

    CroisiEurope
    27 days ago

    It’s CroisiEurope’s 45th year of operation and to celebrate, they’re offering 45% off the second passenger’s fares on selected dates and cruises in France, Italy and Croatia this summer and Autumn, making now a great time to book a Rhône, Loire or Seine river cruise or to explore on a round-trip sailing from Venice or Dubrovnik. 5 nights now from only £445pp for two people sharing. Learn more about CroisiEurope and read reviews here.

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    Walking in Chamonix

    Celebrate the great outdoors with Inghams

    Inghams
    29 days ago

    May is National Walking Month and our partner Inghams Summer have some great ideas for the best walking trails across Europe. If you fancy something more gentile, a wander around some of Europe’s favourite gardens is a tonic for the soul. Inghams look forward to welcoming you back soon and hope you gain inspiration from their blogs and brochures.

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    The Brushing Rooms, Porthmadoc

    Save up to 15% on last minute bookings with Original Cottages

    Original Cottages
    29 days ago

    Looking for a last-minute escape in the UK? Bookings with Original Cottages starting within 8-14 days can receive a 10% discount, while breaks starting within seven days can enjoy a stunning 15% reduction on the base cost of your holiday. The Brushing Rooms sit within the 15 acre grounds of Wern Manor, Porthmadoc sleep 2 people and one well-behaved dog. Currently available 20-28 May.

    Creek Cottage in Helford, South Cornwall sleeps up to 4 people with extra sleeping space for ‘an intrepid child’. Currently available 21-28 May.

    Janeiro is a former fisherman’s cottage a short walk from Mundesley Beach, North Norfolk. Sleeps up to 4 people. Currently available 20-28 May.
    Offer ends 31 May.

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    Masked up and ready to go!

    Find your local coach tour operator with new website

    Coach Tourism Association
    about 1 month ago

    Coach holidays are back! And to coincide with the re-starting of coach holidays, the Coach Tourism Association has launched a new website – welovecoaches.com – which offers a simple way for customers to find a coach holiday operator near where they live that can whisk them away on their next long-awaited trip. Robert Shaw, chair of the Coach Tourism Association says, ‘With the lifting of restrictions on staying overnight and the further opening up of the tourism and hospitality sectors, the 17 May signifies the re-start for coach holidays and excursions. Operators all over the UK are running trips to take passengers to a wide range of attractions and destinations. All operators have introduced new safety procedures to ensure Covid-Safe travel including enhanced cleaning regimes and social distancing. Passengers must wear a mask while on board the coach’.

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    Canada's amazing scenery

    Explore Canada's stunning landscapes and cities with Canadian Sky

    Canadian Sky
    about 1 month ago

    Canadian Sky have been dreaming of returning to their favourite country, whether its revisiting favourite places or discovering new hidden gems, they’re ready to soak up the sights, savour regional flavours and bask in the famous friendliness of the Canadian folk.

    Discover Niagara Falls and the charming cities Ontario and Quebec. Marvel at the stunning scenery of Jasper, Banff and Lake Louise. Experience the dramatic coastline and delicious seafood of Atlantic Canada. You can choose from an escorted tour or an independent self-drive tour. Or sit back and enjoy a rail journey through the Rockies on the iconic Rocky Mountaineer.

    There are some great offers to take advantage of at the moment but you’ll need to get in there early before the rush AND they’re offering a free UK lounge pass exclusively for Silver Travellers if you book before 31 July.