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Star-ship enterprise in Germany

Star-ship enterprise in Germany

Emerald Waterways
Emerald’s Star-Ships represent a new style of river cruising with even more luxury touches (and all drinks included), making them a great way to explore Germany’s rivers and waterfront cities, with a choice of slow-paced, easy walking tours or hearty hikes and bicycling excursions.

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A Room of One's Own

A Room of One's Own

Travel One
If you are travelling solo, the one thing you want is a decent room for your sole use, so you can join in with group activities when you choose to, but can also feel free to enjoy your own space as well. With Travel One you get a twin or double room and no single supplements. No wonder so many people come back every year.

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Tauck gives you that little bit more
Tauck partners with many travel companies to create the very best travel experiences – in this 2 minute video, people from those travel companies explain how Tauck guests always receive that little bit extra.

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Four legs good!

Four legs good!

Forest Holidays
Perfect for nature-lovers – and their four legged friends – are tree cabin self-catering holidays set on forestry commission land, across the UK. Great walks and easy cycle trails make them ideal for couples and multi-generational groups up to 10, with weekend and quieter mid-week options too.

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Christmas Market in Hungary

Christmas Market in Hungary

Secret Vineyards
This is a very special Christmas market tour in the traditional town of Gyor, which includes a visit to a Benedictine monastery. There’s a 10% discount for all Silver Travellers with 5 departure dates to choose from. The perfect Christmas shopping trip!

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New take on holidays in retirement

New take on holidays in retirement

Fabulous Lanzarote
Not so much a holiday, more a way of life – how about leaving unpredictable weather behind and joining a community of like-minded people with active interests and a can-do attitude, for inexpensive long-stays in the Lanzarote sunshine? If you are a glass half-full sort of person, Sun Park Living could change your life!

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