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The Silver Traveller magazine 2018 second edition is now out. Read more.

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Silver Travellers enjoy a range of special offers, many of them are exclusive. Read more


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We’ve found an easy way to search for your next tour… let Tourhound do the work for you!
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Latest Features

By Gillian Thornton
If you’re planning a trip to the beautiful Loire Valley in France next year, look out for a packed programme ...
By Godfrey Hall
Remember to do your research before you leave home, it will probably save money and time.
By Godfrey Hall
Walking across Central Park early on a Saturday morning, you quickly become aware of a large number of activities alll over this huge area of green countryside.

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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.

Great Value UK Hotel Breaks

Great Value UK Hotel Breaks

With 46 exclusive UK hotels, Shearings offer weekend or week-long breaks in favourite seaside resorts with Bay Hotels where fantastic entertainment is all included, or at characterful Coast & Country properties brimful of charm and historic features. Great value prices assured!

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It’s Theatre Season!

It’s Theatre Season!

Omega Breaks’ great value packages bring London’s finest shows into easy reach, from classics like The Lion King to newer productions like Tina Turner – The Musical, or festive panto. Tickets, transport and 4-star accommodation included.

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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

Arctic Turns with Hurtigruten

Arctic Turns with Hurtigruten

Explore the world’s largest fjord system and see the world’s northernmost active volcano aboard Hurtigruten’s MS Fram, a purpose-built, warm and welcoming Arctic Expedition ship, where natural wonders and wildlife provide daily entertainment.

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Paddle-wheel along the Loire

Paddle-wheel along the Loire

The flat bottom of CroisiEurope’s delightful paddlewheeler MS Loire Princesse makes this an excellent choice for exploring the chateau and winelands of France’s famous but sometimes shallow river, with fine dining on board to match.

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Pedal through South Tyrol

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New cycling tour launched.
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Noble Caledonia

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Small ship, big experiences –
Find out what makes Noble Caledonia different and get a 5% discount for Silver Travellers.

Billowing Sails in the Caribbean

Billowing Sails in the Caribbean

The sight of 16 sails unfurling aboard the 360ft Star Flyer as the crew made ready to head into a Caribbean sunset brought a lump to the throat of this reviewer. The islands are gorgeous, but with Star Clippers, it’s the ship that’s really the star of the show.

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The world made accessible

The world made accessible

Enable Holidays understands that the details really matter when travelling with a disability. They offer over 500 accessible hotels, adapted villas and guided tours across the world, most of which been personally audited for their suitability, such as having adapted bathrooms with wheel-in showers.

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Ask an advisor

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Our friendly and experienced team offer a free personalised service and are here to help you.

Our patron

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

Gourmet hiking tours
If you like keeping active but also have a taste for fine food and wine and need time to relax, these expertly-led, small group walking holidays - with added gastronomy - offered by Hedonistic Hiking could be just the ticket.
Travel Solo in Company
The big question for first time solo travellers is whether they’ll like the other people if they join a group holiday. Andrew Williams from Solos Holidays offers advice and reassurance. About a third of the group will be first-timers and most are in their mid-50s, for starters!