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    Bella Mare Hotel

    Escape to Corfu this Autumn with Simpson Travel

    Simpson Travel
    about 1 month ago

    October is a great month for visiting Corfu. As the summer heat fades, temperatures are perfect for exploring UNESCO-listed Corfu Town and walking the Corfu trail. Simpson Travel have late availability at the Bella Mare Hotel, now open until 31 October. This delightful beachfront Simpson Hotel with just 31 rooms and suite occupies a prime location in north east corfu overlooking Avlaki Bay. Prices from £981 pp including flights and transfers or air conditioned car on selected dates).

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    Rocky Mountains

    Enjoy the Best of Canada with Canadian Sky

    Canadian Sky
    about 1 month ago

    Canada is open for travel! If visiting this vast and amazing country is on your wishlist, the Best of Canada tour from our partner Canadian Sky ticks so many boxes. Fly to Toronto to spend a few days exploring the city and maybe visiting Niagara Falls. Then fly to Calgary and send time exploring beautiful Banff before taking the Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops and then on to Vancouver where optional excursions include a whale watching and wildlife viewing cruise.
    This memorable 10-night adventure costs from £2,559pp including international return flights, hotels, coach transfer from Calgary to Banff, and Rocky Mountaineer train from Banff to Vancovuer.

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    Brand new Spirit of the Rhine prepares for inaugural season of river cruising

    Saga Holidays
    about 2 months ago

    Saga’s brand new purpose-built river ship the Spirit of the Rhine is just weeks away from her first cruise. Exclusively for Saga guests, she offers a wealth of exciting features, all backed by premium value for money. Exciting new cruises include The Castles & Vineyards of the Rhine, Roman Wine Towns of the Rhine and Moselle and Sounds of the 60s and 70s on the Rhine with DJ Johnnie Walker! There are also festive cruises available and cruises for solo travellers. They still have a few cabins remaining for sailings this year, find out more.

    Prices start from as little as £549 pp and include VIP door-to-door travel service from anywhere in the UK mainland to the airport or station, travel insurance, meals, wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner, and excursions as stated.

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    UK tours

    Just You extends UK range of solo tours into 2022

    Just You Holidays for Solo Travellers
    about 2 months ago

    Thanks to the overwhelming popularity of its sell-out UK tours this year, our partner Just You Holidays has extended its UK range of unique solo holidays into 2022.
    Every Just You UK Tour is half board, includes all the main excursions and of course there is a Tour Manager every step of the way. As always, all Just You holidays are covered by a Reassurance Guarantee, Just You’s most flexible booking policy yet, giving you complete peace of mind and confidence that when you make a booking you can amend or cancel completely free of charge.

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    Villa Brucoli

    Scent of Sicily's gorgeous villa collection is ideal for couples and families alike

    Scent of Sicily
    about 2 months ago

    As Sicily welcomes back visitors, Scent of Sicily’s characterful collection of villas are ready to welcome you. There is something to suit every taste from contemporary, like Villa Brucoli – a delightful 3-bedroom seafront villa to the more traditional Villa Maraus – a spacious seafront villa with two separate units that together sleep up to 14 people, ideal for an extended family get-together. Set in attractive grounds, Villa Maraus offers a pool, Jacuzzi and gym.

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    Mount Fuji

    Wendy Wu extends Worldwide Summer Sale!

    Wendy Wu Tours
    about 2 months ago

    Summer isn’t quite over yet and neither is Wendy WuTours Worldwide Summer Sale! We’re delighted to announce that they have extended their Worldwide Summer Sale until 30th September so you still have plenty of time to save on your 2022 or 2023 adventure.

    And there’s more exciting news, they’ve also added Japan so you can now save up to £750pp on all tours to all destinations! Their popular 17-day Japan Uncovered tour is now from just £6,290 pp including tour and flights, and has 5 solo departure dates available.

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    La Pineta Beach, Sardinia

    Just Sardinia are ready to welcome you as Sardinia reopens for British tourists

    Just Sardinia
    about 2 months ago

    September and October are perfect for soaking up Sardinia’s sunshine and if you’re confused by testing requirements and form filling, Just Sardinia’s owners Huw and Alison have recently returned to the island and can offer you personal advice on what tests you need and how to complete the forms necessary for travel. Their lovely collection of holiday villas and hotels across the island includes Delphina Hotels & Resorts. Choose from Self Catering Apartments and Villas or from 6 superb Spa Hotels and Romantic Hideaways, all located in the beautiful north of Sardinia to suit all tastes and budgets with options for both couples and families with young children.
    Please call 01202 484858 or email [email protected] for personal recommendations on which hotel, villa or apartment to choose + advice on flights and travel to Sardinia so you can look forward to a wonderful holiday.

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    Caribbean Collection

    Tradewind Voyages launches new Caribbean Collection

    Tradewind Voyages
    about 2 months ago

    Tradewind Voyages Caribbean Collection is here! Explore extraordinary locations during a memorable voyage aboard Golden Horizon – the world’s largest square-rigged sailing-vessel. Their Caribbean voyages can take you to iconic islands such as Saint Lucia and Antigua, but also way off the beaten track to hidden gems such as Bequia and Îles de Saintes in Guadeloupe.

    Various dates available from November 2021 – April 2022. To find out more about this collection please call: Voyages with Flights/Hotels & Tours: 0808 239 9289
    or to book a voyage online, please visit their website.

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    Floriade Greenhouse

    Visit Floriade 2022 with Greatdays Holidays

    Greatdays
    about 2 months ago

    Beginning in April, the Floriade Horticultural Expo will be showcasing the best Flora and Fauna in the highly anticipated decennial event. Visitors will be invited to explore the Green City Arboretum, situated in Almere, Netherlands. This arboretum will consist of a variety of trees, shrubs, perennials, creepers, hydrophytes and flower bulbs, all contributing to a green and sustainable city with almost everything built for the exhibition becoming part of Almere’s legacy.
    Learn more and book now to experience the best of Amsterdam and Floriade, in September 2022.

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    Jacqueline in Franciacorta

    Explore Italy this Autumn with Italy Bike Tours

    Italy Bike Tours
    about 2 months ago

    Following the Italian Government’s lifting of restrictions it’s time to explore beautiful regions of Italy on a slow cycling holiday with Italy Bike Tours. Autumn is an ideal time to escape the crowds and strong summer heat and meander along peaceful roads and cycle routes through stunning scenery. Tempting choices include Luxury Lakes and Vineyards, and Risotto and Ride.
    Contact Head of Cycling Jacqueline Hartman on [email protected]co.uk who will help you select the perfect handcrafted tour.

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    Scenic Azure in Porto, Portugal

    Scenic announces special early booking offers for 2023 European river cruises

    Scenic
    about 2 months ago

    Due to popular demand, Scenic is now taking bookings for a selection of its 2023 European luxury river cruises with special offers for guests booking before 30 September 2021:
    Save up to £1,400 per couple on cruises sailing the Rhine, Main and Danube, the rivers of France and the waterways of Russia.
    Save up to £1,200 per couple on Portugal itineraries.
    All new bookings will receive complimentary private door-to-door chauffeur-driven transfers.
    Guests choosing to pay for their cruise in full 12 months prior to departure will enjoy an additional 10 per cent Super Earlybird saving.
    River cruises with Scenic are truly all-inclusive, as prices include return flights (or Eurostar travel on selected itineraries), transfers, spacious suites, a personal on board butler, all shore excursions, exceptional wining and dining experiences, premium-branded beverages and all gratuities.
    Book with confidence as all new bookings are covered by Scenic’s Deposit Protection Plan and include a Flexible Booking Policy that allows changes up to 60 days prior to departure without any fees*.
    *Third-party fees may apply.

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    A One Traveller group with Tour Manager Jill

    One Traveller launches 2022 European, cruise and further afield holidays

    One Traveller
    about 2 months ago

    It’s time to plan for 2022 and make up for lost time. A time for single travellers to improve their mental well-being after enforced hibernation and take those first nervous steps back to social normality.

    With over 160 departures planned for 2022 One Traveller are thrilled to launch their range of holidays from Scenic Beauty, Landscapes, Ocean vistas, wonderful local cuisine, sights and local culture.

    One Traveller holidays are all designed exclusively for the mature single traveller. You will have your own double room in a good quality hotel(s), with private transfers and tours included throughout all escorted by dedicated Tour Managers. Their ONE PROMISE deposit guarantee adds flexibility to your travelling plans and complete financial security is assured through their ABTA and ATOL protections.

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    Tobermory

    Last chance to book a cabin on Noble Caledonia's final small ship cruise in the British Isles for 2021.

    Noble Caledonia
    about 2 months ago

    As autumn spreads across Scotland, join the all-suite MS Island Sky on 13 October and discover the incredible beauty of the Scottish Highlands and Islands with the subtle colour changes of foliage, heather and moorland. Witness some enchanting scenery, rich wildlife and perhaps enjoy the odd dram in the company of just 100 fellow travellers and our expert expedition team. Limited availability. Download Brochure.

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    One of HPB's UK properties

    The easy, no-pressure way to discover HPB

    HPB
    2 months ago

    The best way to get a feel for the high standard of holidays that you could enjoy as a Bondholder is to book a private tour of one of our properties. Held at HPB locations around the UK, these give you the chance to get under the skin of the Bond, take a tour of the properties and try the facilities for yourself… with no pressure!
    FIND OUT MORE ABOUT PRIVATE TOURS

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    Luxury accommodation

    Ikos Aria with Classic Collection Holidays takes luxury all-inclusive to another level

    Classic Collection Holidays
    2 months ago

    Dine out, dine in and take a Mini for a spin, all included in the price at chic and sophisticated Ikos Aria. Located in a dazzling beachfront setting on the southwest coast of Kos, the resort offers a choice of spacious, elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites featuring balconies and some have a private garden or plunge pools. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served in buffet and à la carte restaurants. International drinks, wines, cocktails, coffees and teas, sweets and snacks are served throughout the day and a fully stocked mini bar is replenished daily. Sunbeds and umbrellas are complimentary by the pool and on the beach as well as 24-hour room service. Usage of kid’s club, teen club, indoor pool, steam room, sauna and gym is included and much more.

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    New brochures out now

    Alfa Travel's brand new 2022 brochure out now

    Alfa Travel
    2 months ago

    Our partner Alfa Travel’s BRAND NEW 2022 BROCHURE IS OUT NOW! If you’re on their mailing list, keep a look out for your postie bringing a copy to you this week. If not, request your brochure here.
    Their new brochures feature a fantastic handpicked collection of holidays to some of the UK and Ireland’s finest destinations. If you book your holiday before the 31st October 2021 then you will only pay a LOW DEPOSIT of just £25 per person.

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    Yosemite

    Save up to £300 per couple on Cosmos 2022 escorted tours to North America

    Cosmos
    2 months ago

    For more than 60 years, Cosmos has been introducing holidaymakers to the breathtaking beauty and wondrous experiences of the USA and Canada. Take advantage of these special savings of up to £300 per couple and see the major sights – from the natural beauty of the Rockies, canyons and the National Parks, to iconic structures such as the Golden Gate Bridge and Empire State Building. Go star-spotting in LA or indulge your love of music with a Southern Sounds tour that visits Nashville, Memphis, New Orleans and calls in at Gracelands.
    Prices start from just £959pp excluding flights and transfers or let Cosmos add flights and transfers to create a full package.
    Book by 31 October 2021 to enjoy these discounted prices.

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    Thomas Hardy's Wessex - one of their 2022 tours

    Promenades Travel has confirmed details of its 2022 programme of expert-led history holidays.

    Promenades Travel
    2 months ago

    These small-group tours investigate the most incredible periods in Britain’s past, with topics including Roman life at Hadrian’s Wall, the influence of religion in the Middle Ages, the Wars of the Roses and the Wars of the Three Kingdoms, the birth of the Royal Navy, and the lives, loves and influences of famous figures including Shakespeare and Victorian novelist Thomas Hardy.

    Numbers for each tour are limited, so fellow travellers share your passion and make for lively companions on the short breaks, which are always based in boutique hotels. Full details here.

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    Chateau Chambord

    Save £100 off gentle cycling holidays to Provence and the Loire this Autumn

    Cycling for Softies
    2 months ago

    Cycling for Softies are offering a huge £100pp off cycling holidays to Provence and The Loire this September and October.

    Autumn is a fantastic time to cycle on the continent; the weather is warm and dry and the vineyards are lush pre-harvest. Your gourmet cycling adventure awaits…

    This offer must end Tuesday 31st August 2021, so make sure you don’t miss out.

    Call their cycling experts today to start planning

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    Fun on the slopes

    Great savings on selected Ski Holidays with Inghams

    Inghams
    2 months ago

    Looking forward to getting back into skiing? Inghams Ski has some great offers for the 2021/22 season in Europe and Canada including savings of up to 40% when you book for Whistler by 31st August, and at least £100 savings on selected January short breaks in France, Austria and Italy.
    For example, a 4-night self catering break in Chalet Hotel Rosset, Val d’Isere is just £499 pp flying 4 January 2022 from Gatwick, Stansted, Manchester, Birmingham, or Bristol – saving £230 pp. Edinburgh flights also available.