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The Silver Traveller magazine 2019 first edition is now out.
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Latest Member Reviews

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Latest Forum Discussions

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Silver Travellers enjoy a range of special offers, many of them are exclusive.
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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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Latest Features

By Cathy Bartrop
Ajman is the latest Emirate to target the British market and I was intrigued to find out what it has to offer.
By Natasha Blair
Going on holiday out of season is the best way to avoid the crowds, and with the lira offering good value for money ...
By Anna Selby
After a career in events and running her own high-end catering company, Henrietta found herself on to the lovely southern coast ...

Latest Partner News

You can now get electric boats with Nicols (below)! This year Nicols will be openi...
Self catering holidays step up a notch with CV Villas fully staffed and catered lu...
Here’s a chance to discover the Dutch & Belgian waterways with Shearings Holid...
The whole Canary island of La Palma is a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, thanks to...

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.

Glamping and camping

Glamping and camping

Eurocamp holidays under canvas can be such fun – especially in spacious, safari-style tents. But there are also modern, airy mobile homes to choose from with wooden decks and open-plan living. Perfect for City Breaks, Lakes & Mountains or Food & Wine holidays, as a couple, a dog-lover, or with the grandkids.

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Cherry-picked Villas

Cherry-picked Villas

For 2019, CV Villas has a more varied portfolio of fabulous, hand-picked villas than ever before. Destinations include France, Italy, Portugal, Turkey and – where it all started – Greece. Each property has been visited so the quality is assured, whether you’re after a romantic place for two or a villa for the extended family.

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Travel Insurance

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Our suggestions and tips for travel insurance including pre-existing medical conditions. Find out more

Car Hire

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Expert service for older drivers as well as great prices from our trusted providers. Read more

The Rockies with Railbookers

The Rockies with Railbookers

Have you been inspired by Michael Portillo’s adventures in the BBC’s Great Canadian Railway Journeys? Passing through the spectacular Canadian Rockies aboard the Rocky Mountaineer’s navy and gold carriages tops many a bucket list, with the promise of fabulous views, food and service. Railbookers can make it happen.

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Go Beyond with Wendy Wu

Go Beyond with Wendy Wu

Wendy Wu’s new Immerse Yourself tours mean you can delve deeper. From hiking along the Great Wall of China and the Rice Terraces of Longji to visiting Mount Everest’s legendary Base Camp, you’ll not only visit these destinations, but you’ll touch, breathe and get to the beating heart of each new place.

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Viking launches Ukraine cruise

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Dnieper trip to follow old trade route.
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Latest Michael Portillo series

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Be inspired by Great Canadian Railway Journeys – catch up on BBC iPlayer now – and visit Railbookers
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Small is beautiful

Small is beautiful

Noble Caledonia doesn’t just do small ships – with only 118 passengers aboard the Hebridean Sky, they also do tiny ones! This makes for a sociable atmosphere as the ship slips into the less-visited ports that the mega liners cannot reach, while expert lecturers on board and excursions included ashore add the finishing touches.

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Travel’s magic ingredient

Travel’s magic ingredient

What makes the perfect Tour Manager? Enthusiasm, warmth and a relaxed manner, plus extensive knowledge and experience…and oodles of charm. Jan Lumley in the One Traveller team embodies all this and more – no wonder so many single travellers aged 55+ rebook on her tours!

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Our patron

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TV broadcaster John Carter is our very special Silver Travel patron, and now writes for us. Read more

African adventures start here
This short video showcases the wealth of extraordinary experiences that await in Africa – the wildlife, the spectacular scenery, the fabulous safari lodges, the laser-sighted guides. The Africa Sky team are passionate experts, specialising in luxury tailor-made safaris that will imbue your trip with the magic and majesty of Africa.
Icelandic Adventures
What is it about Iceland that ticked all the boxes for this silver traveller? Listen in to hear about their top five experiences, starting with the Northern Lights and including Puffin Island, a whale watching trip and a super-jeep 4x4 tour up and down volcanoes and icewalls with the stereo turned up to full volume!