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    New Brochure

    Jules Verne launches new brochure

    Jules Verne
    27 days ago

    Jules Verne’s latest Highlights collection of concise, great value tours to worldwide destinations includes Turkey, Uzbekistan, Jordan, Kenya and more. They are also offering No Single Supplements on selected dates as well as special solos group departures.
    Highlights tours are more affordable than those featured in their current ‘Worldwide Journeys’, yet encompass the essential sights, sounds and atmosphere of each destination. For example, 7 nights Highlights of Jordan costs from £995 pp with flights and takes you to Aqaba, the Dead Sea, Wadi Rum and Petra.

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    Princess Cruises

    Princess launches solo fares for Seacations

    Princess Cruises
    29 days ago

    Great news for solo travellers! Princess Cruises have just launched their single occupancy fares for their Seacations. All-inclusive fares start from £539 for a three-night scenic seacation; £689 for a four-night scenic seacation; and £1,109 for a six-night cruise with two ports of call.
    As well as their scenic sailing run the British coast, Princess Cruises’ Seacations include their star-studded 3-night weekend Seacations sailing from Southampton:
    Comedy Summer Seacation with comedian and novelist Jenny Eclair; comedian and actor Jeff Stevenson; and character comedian and writer Tom Binns. Departs 7 August 2021 on Regal Princess.
    Mind, Body and Soul Summer Seacation with The Chase’s very own Jenny Ryan, the charismatic medical expert, Dr. Ranj, and The Reverend Kate Bottley, known for Gogglebox and Songs of Praise. Departs 21 August 2021 on Regal Princess.
    Culinary Stars Summer Seacation with chef, TV Judge and Presenter, John Torode, owner of the Michelin-starred Le Gavroche and TV Chef, Michel Roux Jr, and last year’s star of The Great British Bake Off, Lottie Bedlow. Departs 10 September 2021 on Sky Princess.

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    La Pinata Beach, Sardinia

    Just Sardinia's founder Huw Nurse explains why Sardinia captured his heart

    Just Sardinia
    29 days ago

    Huw Nurse set up Just Sardinia with his wife Alison 21 years ago. In a recent podcast with Silver Travel Advisor’s Jennie, Huw describes the gorgeous, unspoilt beaches and crystal clear seas, the culture, gastronomy, activities, and top-class accommodation of Sardinia.

    Huw says that villas inside hotel complexes are proving especially popular as you can enjoy the freedom of self-catering with access to all of the hotel’s facilities. Just Sardinia can also arrange villas – like the stunning two-bedroom Villa L’Arco – or their adult-only hotels with private yacht charter for a special occasion and apartments with pools.

    Learn more and listen to the podcast.

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    Trulli houses in Puglia

    Explore Puglia with Citalia from just £649pp in 2022

    about 1 month ago

    Explore the beautiful region of Puglia, Italy in 2022! From just £649 pp, you’ll spend 7 nights at the breath-taking Masseria Torre Del Diamante. Housed in a renovated ancient farmhouse, this small hotel has just 31 rooms and offers a peaceful retreat amongst ancient olive trees, with a lovely swimming pool. Alberobello, just over half an hour’s drive away, is a must-see for visitors to the region. You’re also within easy reach of the ‘White City’ of Ostuni and Locorotondo, one of Puglia’s most beautiful towns. In the evenings, retreat to the elegant restaurant where you can enjoy traditional, local cuisine and sample olive oil produced from the trees on the hotel’s land. This May-Oct offer includes a 10% room discount plus a complimentary night. Call 01293 765058.

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    Amadeus Silver II cruising the Rhine

    Cruising with Great Rail Journeys

    Great Rail Journeys
    about 1 month ago

    Great Rail Journeys have chartered a fleet of elegant cruise ships for exclusive use by their customers, offering the ultimate cruising experience. Their collection includes luxury river cruise ships with some of the largest cabins on Europe’s waterways, French barges with just 22 passengers visiting off-the-beaten track destinations and private yacht charters with just 18 cabins cruising the Dalmation Coast in style. Request or download your free brochure.

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    New brochure

    Pre-register for Titan's 'Your Guide to Cruise & Tour 'today

    Titan Travel
    about 1 month ago

    Titan’s exciting new Cruise & Tour collection is the ultimate Titan holiday. Bringing together the very best of escorted touring and ocean cruising to create incredible holiday experiences. See showstopping highlights on a shorter land tour before cruising around some of the world’s most spectacular oceans. Travellers will tick off several special moments on one single holiday. We particularly like their Enchanting Tour of Portugal with an Iberian Cruise combining 5 days exploring Portugal with an 8-night cruise aboard the luxurious Azamara Quest® exploring Spain and Gibralter. Departs 4 September 2022. Preorder Your Guide to Cruise & Tour.

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    Walking Holidays in Transylvania

    Exclusive £100 savings on Transylvania with TDactive

    about 1 month ago

    Save £100 on an enchanting 7-night exploration of Transylvania with TD active Holidays. Highlights of their Explore Transylvania include:
    Walking in the footsteps of Vlad the Impaler
    Visiting a bear sanctuary in the Carpathian Mountains
    Exploring ’Dracula’s Castle’
    Hiking through the Bucegi Mountains and
    Cycling tour of Bucharest.
    There is also a 7-night Transylvania Walking Holiday taking you through alpine meadows, across craggy hilltops and alongside crystalline glacial lakes. Just for Silver Travellers there’s an exclusive £100 off Transylvania 2021 bookings. This includes our regular £50pp Silver Travel discount on holidays of 7 nights or more, plus an extra £50 pp saving. Offer ends 30 June 2021.

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    Escape the crowds with small ship sailing

    Variety Cruises sets sail again

    Variety Cruises
    about 1 month ago

    Our partner Variety Cruises are back at sea sailing their delightful itineraries around the Greek islands. Their fleet of small ships offer you a total yachting experience across a range of glorious destinations. With sizes varying from 4 to 36 cabins, their private yachts, Mega Yachts and Motor Sailers allow passengers to visit well known destinations or to discover unique and more private ports of call in a private, convivial and relaxed environment.

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    Hurtigruten includes flights and onboard credit in flash sale

    about 1 month ago

    Book a 12-day Classic Round Voyage departing 1 August 2021 – 31 March 2022 and get flights included from a choice of 8 UK regional airports (Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle) and onboard credit of 1000 NOK per person (approx. £90). Cross the Arctic Circle and hunt the Northern Lights in winter, or enjoy 24 hours of daylight under the Midnight Sun in summer. If the Northern Lights do not appear on your cruise (between October to March), they will give you another voyage free of charge. Offer valid on bookings made by 30 June 2021.

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    Skala Harbour, Patmos

    Greece specialist Sunvil sees surge in interest for island-hopping holidays

    about 1 month ago

    Time for a treat – Greek island hopping in the Dodecanese from £1,447 pp! Greece specialist Sunvil has seen a surge in interest for island-hopping holidays this year, with travellers keen to shake off the stupor of lockdown and really get out there and explore. And, after waiting more than a year to dip their toe in the sparkling blue seas that lap these beautiful isles, they’re keen to treat themselves with an extended stay and room upgrades, too. Dreaming of the Dodecanese? A two-week island-hopping treat, visiting Kalymnos, Lipsi, Leros and Patmos, costs from £1,447 pp (two sharing), including return flights (Gatwick), 14 nights’ accommodation (four self-catering on Kalymnos & Lipsi, three B&B on Leros & Patmos) and all transfers. Sunvil offers a Peace of Mind promise. Call AITO* member Sunvil on 020 8758 4758

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    Silver Moon

    Silversea sets sail again with Silver Moon's inaugural Greek Islands voyage

    about 1 month ago

    Today is the big day! Silversea returns to service with a 10-day voyage to the Greek Isles, the first of many! It is also the maiden voyage of Silver Moon and the debut of Silversea’s exciting new Sea & Land Taste Program (S.A.L.T.)! In July and August, Silver Shadow will be sailing around Iceland from Reykjavik with exciting shore excursions.

    With Silversea’s Early Booking Bonus, you can save up to 20% on selected cruises, sailing to over 900 immersive destinations on all seven continents. Fares include ocean-view suites, wines and spirits throughout the ship, WiFi, gratuities, a butler for every suite and more.

    Plus, on all voyages through to April 2022, you can take advantage of the reduced deposit of just 15%. Book and pay in full by 31 August 2021 to qualify.

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    Door-to-door travel service

    Everyone's a VIP with Titan's door-to-door travel service

    Titan Travel
    about 1 month ago

    Travel with Titan and your holiday starts the moment you step out your front door. There’s no worry about taxi fares, train timetables or having to lug your bags on public transport – they take care of the whole journey for you with their VIP door-to-door. travel service.
    While there are still uncertainties around international travel, Titan customers are enjoying their UK Short Breaks over the coming months.

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

    Coach Tourism Association
    about 1 month 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
    about 2 months 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
    about 2 months 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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    Wendy Wu extends Japan sale

    Wendy Wu Tours
    about 2 months 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

    about 2 months 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
    about 2 months 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

    about 2 months 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
    about 2 months 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