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    Tailor made family cycling holidays are on offer.

    New Cycling for Softies Brochure and £50 off pp.

    Cycling for Softies
    about 22 hours ago

    The new Cycling for Softies Brochure is now available from their site plus if you book by January 31st you can get £50 off per person.
    From the dazzling coastline of Catalonia to the sun-kissed meadows of Tuscany, you can now peruse an even broader range of Softies locations. As well as France, brand new for this year they now offer four new routes in Italy and Spain: Südtirol, Tuscany & Umbria, Tuscany, and Catalonia.
    Why not try an e-bike? Hugely popular with Softies guests, they take all the puff out of the hill, allowing you to instead glide effortlessly up.

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    Viking Star. A small ship with a big heart.

    Viking Ocean Cruises have announced 13 new itineraries

    Viking Cruises
    2 days ago

    Viking Ocean Cruises have announced 13 new itineraries that will roll out in 2017, 2018 and 2019. By 2019, fast-growing Viking will be the largest small ship ocean cruise line, with six 930-passenger ocean ships and will offer guests new opportunities for exploration in Alaska, Australia, Asia and the Caribbean.
    Viking’s new ocean itineraries will bring guests to a growing number of iconic destinations around the world, providing behind-the-scenes insights and opportunities in each port of call. With new sailings embarking in Miami, Mumbai, Bangkok, Beijing, Bali, Sydney, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Vancouver, guests can choose base itineraries ranging from eight to 23 days, with additional combination cruise options.

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    English Heritage's Belsay Hall, Northumberland is one of the amazing houses visited.

    Upgrade to Grand UK Gold

    Grand UK Holidays
    3 days ago

    Grand UK Gold is an exciting concept, re-writing the rules and raising the standard of quality coach holidays in Britain.
    You’ll enjoy exclusive benefits, and the company’s state-of-the art black and gold coaches feature extra legroom, sumptuous leather upholstery, and all the latest technology too.
    There are a vast selection of holidays to choose from including Scotland, Austria, The South West and Ireland.

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    English Holiday Cruises -Seven Wonders

    Seven Wonders with English Holiday Cruises

    English Holiday Cruises
    6 days ago

    English Holiday Cruises offer a voyage that’s just a little bit different on their 4-star hotel boat, Edward Elgar. It’s three times seven: visit Seven Wonders on a 7-day cruise along the River Severn for a complete holiday price of £1,245 per person. This cruise still starts and finishes in Gloucester but takes in over fifty miles of waterway and there is more than 100 miles of cruising. As you cruise at just over 4mph that takes a while so a night has ben ded to make this a six night cruise.
    What’s more, 98% of previous guests recommend these cruises with their truly personal service. Call 01452 410411 for details.

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    Haystacks in the traditional style near Peste

    Headwater's New walking In Transylvania

    Headwater
    7 days ago

    Leading Walking and Cycling specialist, Headwater is kick-starting 2017 with the launch of a BRAND NEW Walking Holiday in Transylvania & the Carpathian Mountains!
    Surrounded, and partially divided, by the sweeping, crescent-shaped loop of the high Carpathians, central Romania is a fascinating mix of fairytale palaces, sun-drenched squares, stunning gorges, lush, flower-filled meadows – and not an evil Bram Stoker vampire in sight!
    Proud of its immense natural beauty, Transylvania also boasts a rich cultural heritage with intriguing architecture, sumptuous palaces and fabled Saxon villages where life continues as it has for centuries.

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    Palaces on Rails are a superb way to travel!

    £600pp Great Rail Journey savings.

    Great Rail Journeys
    8 days ago

    You can take advantage of Great Rail Journey’s latest offer saving of up to £600 per person on a 2018 Worldwide Great Rail Journey when booking on or before 28th February.
    There are 40 holidays in this sector from China and India to Sweden and America’s deep south.
    In fact you can choose a holiday virtually anywhere all over the globe on some trains that are local commuter or shopping routes to palaces on wheels and the nearest thing to luxury five star cruising on land!

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    River cruising is so relaxing!

    Save £1000 with Emerald Waterways

    Emerald Waterways
    9 days ago

    Book your 2017 European river cruise now and take advantage of Emerald Waterways January Sale savings of up to £1,000 per person across their collection of itineraries. Book with a low deposit of just £250 per person and with their award-winning cruises starting at just £1,095 per person, there has never been a between time to embark on a journey of a lifetime.
    Book any one of their Balcony Suites and receive a generous €250 per cabin to spend on-board. Perhaps enjoy an invigorating treatment from the extensive spa menu, enjoy a manicure or visit the on-board hairdresser ahead of the Captain’s Dinner. Why not raise a toast to your holiday with drinks on the company, or even explore further with one of their superb optional Discover More excursions. The choice is all yours.

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    Geiranger Fiord is one of Hurtigruten's ports of call.

    Hurtigruten's Classic Voyage Price reductions

    Hurtigruten
    10 days ago

    To help you celebrate the new year, Hurtigruten are offering £300 off the Classic Round Voyage or £150 off the Classic Voyage South departing between 1 April – 30 September 2017.
    The Classic Round Voyage explores Norway’s coast the truly Norwegian way, as Hurtigruten has been doing for 123 years. Over 12 days, you’ll experience Norway’s raw coastal beauty, passing 100 fjords, 1,000 mountains, and 34 ports northbound and southbound.
    Alternatively, for just a taste of the Norwegian coast, their 6-day Classic Voyage South travels from Kirkenes and down to Bergen, taking in the idyllic Lofoten Islands by day.
    Time your voyage in June or July to witness the Midnight Sun phenomenon, 24 hours of summer sunshine. Between June and August, their ships also visit UNESCO listed Geirangerfjord.
    Come October, Hurtigruten is the only company that sails into Hjørundfjord, coastal Norway’s best kept secret.

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    The great local trains of the world help you explore.

    5 top tips from Interrail plus new passes.

    Interrail
    11 days ago

    To make it a little easier for you Interrail have listed the top 5 things that you should have in mind when going on an Interrail adventure on their site.
    Discover the wealth of culture and diversity of the continent with an Interrail Global Pass which gives you flexible train travel in 30 countries. Alternatively just pick an Interrail One Country Pass and indulge in the pleasures of a specific country of your choice with 1 Pass from the 28 One Country Passes they have on offer.
    And now there is the Greek Islands Pass too, a great addition to any Interrail trip through the beautiful Mediterranean.

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    The New Enable Brochure is now out!

    New Enable Holidays brochure

    Enable Holidays
    12 days ago

    Enable Holidays, the tour operator for holidaymakers with limited mobility, has launched its biggest-ever accessible holidays brochure today the 7th January.
    At long last, the travel industry is beginning to take the needs of disabled holidaymakers seriously. It’s a market that cannot be ignored, but it does require high levels of expertise.
    And this is where the expertise of Enable Holidays really comes in, taking the hard work out of making essential arrangements to meet individual customer requirements. These include guaranteeing adapted rooms, liaising with airports, providing adapted transfers and in-resort assistance.
    Looking ahead to 2017, Enable will be offering new accessible holidays and adapted tours in South Africa, Antigua, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, Argentina, and Peru; as well as the ever-popular beach destinations and city breaks that continue to be hot sellers.

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    Julia Bradbury, Ramblers Walking Holiday ambassador

    Walk with Julia Bradbury and Ramblers Walking Holidays

    Ramblers Walking Holidays
    13 days ago

    What better way to begin 2017 than with another inspirational walking series?
    Julia Bradbury returns to our screens in the brand new ITV series ’Britain’s Best Walks’ starting tonight Friday 6th at 8pm!
    To celebrate this Ramblers Walking Holidays are offering clients that book a holiday by the end of January to Hassness, their own Country House Hotel in The Lake Distict, a Free personally signed copy of her new book that accompanies this series.
    Valid on Ramblers Walking Holidays to Hassness Country House (Tour Codes beginning 7000). Bookings must be made between 20 Dec 2016 and 31 Jan 2017. One book per booking. Books will be delivered once they have been released in February 2017.
    You can walk with Julia on the Company’s White Cliffs and South Downs holiday

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    Self drive exploration is one of the most popular ways to see New Zealand.

    New Zealand Sky Boutique Luxury - Self Drive

    New Zealand Sky
    14 days ago

    New Zealand Sky now have some amazing ways to mix and match and explore this wonderful country.
    You can now call and chat to their dedicated New Zealand experts. From Boutique chalets to family hotels, motorhomes to adventure holidays and of course the Maori culture and stunning scenery of Milford Sound and the volcanic springs Rotorua.
    With over twenty types of tours and holidays to choose from the website is simply outstanding.

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    Get up close to Polar Bears

    Wildlife Watching in Canada

    Frontier Canada Holidays
    15 days ago

    Frontier Travel Canada let you discover secret coves and dramatic landscapes, watch Grizzly Bears and whales in their natural habitat or simply relax in the spa at a delightful resort hotel.
    Stay in a remote log-cabin or lodge, discover Yukon’s wildlife and gaze in awe at the Northern Lights or get up close to Polar bears.
    You can even combine the holidays with a city break for some shopping or nightlife.

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    Hoopers Holding, one of the many gardens to visit.

    Brightwater Holidays special Gardens of Dorset and Somerset

    Brightwater Holidays
    16 days ago

    Brightwater holidays have a 3 night Gardens of Dorset and Somerset tour offer.
    Ancient and modern gardens combined in the heart of the West Country.
    Based in Shaftsebury you can explore a stunning mix of landscaped gardens, traditional country gardens and a worthy collection of private gardens scattered throughout two of England’s most beautiful counties – Dorset and Somerset.
    The neighbouring counties of Dorset and Somerset epitomise the timeless and restrained beauty of rural England and are home to a fine selection of classic gardens in a variety of different styles.
    East Lambrook Manor is recognised throughout the world as the ‘Home of English Cottage Gardening’.

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    Venice is always a superb place to visit!

    CroisiEurope special offers

    CroisiEurope
    17 days ago
    A short 5 day break in Venice from £531 with a companion saving 40%.

    Optional excursions proposed:
    CLASSIC: visit of the Doge’s palace and the San Marco’s seat.
    DISCOVERY: following the footsteps of Casanova in Venice, the Doge’s palace and its mysterious passageways. Cruise in the Lagoon.
    Afternoon, optional excursion common for both packages: the islands in the Lagoon: Burano and Murano. Return on board and cruise to Venice.

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    Avalon Tapestry II Royal Suite.

    Avalon Waterways 2017 Sale

    Avalon Waterways
    18 days ago

    Time for that trip of a lifetime you’ve always wanted – The Avalon Waterway’s 2017 sale is here!
    With European river cruises from just £999 per person, there’s no better time to secure your perfect holiday. Get inspired to visit some incredible places.
    Their 2017 brochure is now available too. Low deposit of £75 per person, book by 28th February.

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    Take the train to Machu Picchu!

    Special offers from Cox & Kings

    Cox and Kings
    20 days ago

    The world’s longest established travel company, Cox & Kings offers high quality small group tours and private tailor-made holidays to many of the world’s most fascinating regions.
    Their luxury holidays are planned by experts and range from the lavish to the adventurous, from short breaks to round-the-world discoveries.
    The Special offers page on their site has great destinations from Japan to Peru and Southern India.

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    Wonderful cruises on offer.

    Voyages of Discovery

    Voyages of Discovery
    21 days ago

    Voyages of Discovery have some lovely voyages in their small ship Voyager with Discounted Standard Fares and great Saver Fares available.
    Standard Fares offer complete flexibility, allowing you to cruise exactly the way you choose to. The company are offering discounted standard fares on selected cruises departing in 2017/2018 on selected cabin grades when you book by 28th February 2017.
    Saver Fares offer great value if you are happy to have your cabin allocated just prior to departure, while Standard Fares include benefits such as your choice of cabin category, location and number, a complimentary chauffeur service to the port or airport for higher grade cabins or car parking at the port/coach transfers from central London on selected no-fly cruises.

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    Approaching Stourport

    Free English Holiday Cruises Brochure

    English Holiday Cruises
    22 days ago

    You can now get a free brochure from English Holiday Cruises. Alternatively you can view the online version or download it as a pdf.
    This is boating excellence – The ‘Edward Elgar’ is a big, comfortable 4-star hotel boat with cosy en-suite cabins, climate control, free WiFi and panoramic views. She is no narrowboat!
    So if you don’t want to take a river cruise abroad why not explore the Severn Vale and let the cathedrals and English countryside inspire you!

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    It's Carnival time with Fred Olsen!

    Carnival atmosphere with Fred. Olsen's Mardi Gras

    Fred Olsen Cruises
    23 days ago

    For the very first time, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to experience the world-famous Mardi Gras on an epic ex-UK adventure of the Caribbean and North and Central America. Setting sail from Southampton on Fred. Olsen’s flagship, Balmoral, in February 2017, this 46-night cruise – for adults only – offers guests 18 phenomenal ports of call, plus three full days and two overnights in New Orleans, allowing plenty of time to soak up the carnival atmosphere!