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The Silver Traveller magazine 2019 second edition is now out.
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Discover Alaska, The Great Land

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Thinking of cruising Alaska? Check out Holland America Line, the acknowledged destination specialist. Great deals await!

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A very warm welcome to our latest partner Traveleyes who offer award-winning small...
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Solo Travellers

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Are you a solo traveller? A selection of useful information and a free mini-guide. Read more

Accessible Holidays

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Restricted mobility or other disabilities should not be a barrier to travel. Find out more about accessible travel.

John Torode’s Kimberley Experience
Watch TV Chef John Torode in this short video as he takes in The Kimberley in western Australia: an astonishing wilderness of rugged grandeur, natural wonders, fabulous waterfalls, dazzling colours and cave-paintings dating back 40,000 years. Everything looks and feels different here - and you can experience it all in style with Kimberley travel specialist APT.

Chamonix with Inghams

Chamonix with Inghams

You don’t have to ski to enjoy mountain life in Chamonix – with Inghams you can enjoy stunning Mont Blanc mountainscapes, explore glacier ice caves, ride aboard the most scenic of railways and relax in the ‘sound baths’ and ‘cinema saunas’ of a top end spa. For outdoor adventure lovers, it ticks all the boxes with white-water rafting, and guided hiking and fat-tyred e-biking as options.

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Travel Insurance & Car Hire

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Travel insurance suggestions including pre-existing medical conditions.
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Expert service and prices for older drivers from our trusted providers.
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Travelling with Grandchildren

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Tips & ideas for holidays and days out with the young generation.
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The Lovely Sound of Silence

The Lovely Sound of Silence

Perfect peace and quiet with only birdsong as the soundtrack to your day – with
Forest Holidays you can get close to nature and away from the bustle of modern life like nowhere else. Cuddle up in a Golden Oak hideaway for two complete with log-burning stove and hot tub, or opt for a Treehouse cabin for 10. With a choice of 11 woodland locations across the UK, this is staycationing in style.

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Walking on water

Walking on water

Walking off by day what cruising puts on each evening – doesn’t that sound like a great way to holiday? With Ramblers Cruise and Walk Holidays, you can enjoy a cruise aboard Fred. Olsen’s friendly ships to the full – including their delicious dining – by combining it with a choice of proper guided walks that will keep you feeling fighting fit as well as giving you new perspectives on each destination.

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News & Events

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Keep up with the latest news from the world of travel as well as upcoming events. Read our monthly newsletters too – it’s all on this page! Read more

Holiday Property Bond

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Enjoy wonderful holiday homes in stunning locations with Holiday Property Bond throughout the UK and Europe.
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Patagonia calling

Patagonia calling

No company has more first-hand knowledge of its subject than Journey Latin America. So if a combination of Chilean vineyards, lake districts, penguin colonies, soaring condors and the Torres del Paine National Park appeals, they are the specialists to make it happen. Patagonia has so much to offer – wildlife, glaciers – and, curiously enough, Welsh tearooms.

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Boutique luxury hotels

Boutique luxury hotels

Classic Collection Holidays pride themselves in identifying beautiful, luxury boutique hotels in Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Morocco and the Caribbean that will have particular appeal to discerning British travellers. With fewer rooms everything feels more personal, backed up a wonderful design aesthetic, bags of personality and unobtrusive attention to detail.

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Our patron

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TV broadcaster John Carter is our very special Silver Travel patron. More details

Read John’s latest article about receiving the Silver Service Award.

Luxury on the Mekong

Luxury on the Mekong

Cruise the Mekong and you never know quite what you will encounter. Floating markets, houses on stilts, early morning fishermen yes, – but how about a 7am Buddhist wedding celebration! Between Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam and Siem Reap in Cambodia, this traveller’s big birthday trip with Scenic combined sights, insights and inspiring opportunities to meet local people along the way.

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Discover a different Sicily
Romantic, dramatic and unexpected – that’s Sicily. It’s a welcoming, open-hearted island, rich in cultural history, proud of its foodie status and the backdrop to the popular Inspector Montalbano TV series, as Sunvil’s Italian expert Aldo Bevaqua explains. Travel in the Spring to enjoy the island at its temperate best.