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Peace of Mind Holidays & Cruise

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Travel restrictions are easing. Find out how to book future holidays flexibly and cruises with confidence. Read all about Rail holidays too.

Holidays closer to home

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The UK is now open for travel and holidays, and we’ve put together a selection of our favourites!
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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.

Super-boutique style afloat
Here’s a short video to feast your eyes on: ‘modern luxury on the ocean’ in the form of the sleek, boutique superyacht Emerald Azzurra. From July 2021 this stunning vessel from Emerald Yacht Cruises will waft between the loveliest coves and coasts of the Mediterranean and the Red Sea, avoiding the crowds and with just 100 passengers on board, enabling everyone to luxuriate in dazzling rooms full of space and sun and air as never before.

Bear necessities

Bear necessities

Bear viewing in Canada is one of Frontier Canada’s most-asked-for holidays and now is a great time to book for 2021. Whether you want to see grizzlies in their natural habitat in the spring or autumn, or maybe summer-time polar bear viewing in Manitoba, talk to the Canada experts today about your 2021 plans. (Photo: Michael Poliza)

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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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Restoration Manchester tour

Restoration Manchester tour

Famous as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, Manchester has a rich history in science, politics, religion and literature. Many once glorious buildings have now been restored to their former glory and on this Greatdays Holidays, you’ll hear the fascinating stories behind the restoration of unique attractions such as Gorton Monastery, Victoria Baths and Elizabeth Gaskell’s House. From £154pp for 3 days.

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Safari with Somak

Safari with Somak

Did you enjoy the birdsong that seemed so much louder during lockdown? Then perhaps really getting back to nature on a fabulous safari with Africa expert Somak could be just the thing once we can travel again. From the lions of Kenya’s Masai Mara to the penguin colonies near Cape Town in South Africa to the elephants of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, Somak offers the experience, insight and outstanding value for money to make your Dream of Africa a thrilling reality.

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Our latest magazine!

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Read our latest edition of The Silver Traveller online. It’s free and packed with interesting articles and loads of information.
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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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Homeland Havens

Homeland Havens

Like to look out on vineyards worthy of Bordeaux? Or to enjoy the tranquillity of Tuscany? Or to watch surfers riding waves California Beach-Boys style? You can do it all without leaving England with Original Cottages. Their properties in Kent, Suffolk and Devon can equal the delights of many an overseas destination but lie so much closer to home and are welcoming guests from 4 July 2020. Many are dog-friendly too!

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Great value in Alaska

Great value in Alaska

If you’ve ever dreamed of exploring Alaska’s wildlife-friendly, glacier-rich scenic coastline, Holland America Line’s ‘Have it All’ sale has a tempting set of offers: book before 30 September 2020 to sail next summer and look forward to $2,300 in extras with free drinks, prepaid room gratuities plus a two-night signature dining package (and free Wi-Fi for Suites). And you can cancel up to 30 days before sailing. 7 days from £920pp (flights extra).

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The best value overseas

The best value overseas

In January 2020, Sunny Beach was rated best holiday destination for cost of living in the Holiday Costs Barometer by Post Office® Travel Money. Situated on the southern Black Sea coast, near the town of Nessebar and 30 minutes from the airport, Sunny Beach is Bulgaria’s most popular summer resort, and Balkan Holidays offers great value holidays there at 3-5 star hotels with flights included. A 3-course supper for two with wine at just £22.32 sounds good!

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New tours for 2021

New tours for 2021

Specialists in escorted tours for the discerning traveller Travel Editions takes pride in providing holidays with outstanding levels of personal service and have a whole raft of tours for 2021. As well as themed breaks in the UK, there options further afield, art and history tours, rail holidays and special interest options like botany, gastronomy and music. After 25 years, their philosophy remains ‘to offer the benefits of group travel but to treat every customer as an individual’.

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