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

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Solo Travellers

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Accessible Holidays

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

Turning Japanese
As the Rugby World Cup hits maximum excitement with the final in Yokohama, this video gives a quick overview of the host nation, an intriguing land of kimonos and karaoke, sushi and sumo, origami and onsen (hot springs). Scenic Escorted Tours can introduce you to the rituals and courtesies, culture and cuisine that make modern Japan tick.

River Cruising for one

River Cruising for one

River Cruising with no single supplements – it’s like Christmas has come already! Avalon Waterways make it easy for solo travellers to step aboard one of their ships with open-air balcony Panorama Suites in Amsterdam on the Rhine this December or in Paris on the Seine next August, from £1,446pp (cruise only). Includes wine or beer at mealtimes, tips, shore excursions and door-to-door pick-up service of up to 100 miles.

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Travel insurance suggestions including pre-existing medical conditions.
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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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‘Pur-ring’ through Rajasthan

‘Pur-ring’ through Rajasthan

Jodhpur, Ranakpur and Udaipur –the ‘purs’ of Rajasthan reveal aspects of India beyond the ‘Golden Triangle’. Ahead lie exquisitely carved temples, the second largest fort in the world and the Lake Palace Hotel where scenes from 007’s Octopussy were filmed. TransIndus are the UK’s leading India specialists with on-the-ground knowledge and over 30 years’ experience.

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Be your own Attenborough

Be your own Attenborough

If you enjoyed the Antarctica footage in Sir David Attenborough’s ‘Seven Worlds, One Planet’ series on BBC1 last Sunday, how about travelling to see the wildlife, glaciers and natural wonders of this extraordinary continent for yourself? Discovery cruise experts Hurtigruten have 25% off Antarctica sailings aboard their new hybrid-powered expedition ships when booked by 15 December.

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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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Get training

Get training

Visit four historic European capitals by train aboard Railbookers most popular tour, from London to Grand Berlin, Prague, Vienna and Budapest in just 9 nights, then flying back to the UK (or returning by rail if you prefer.) Pries start at £1,449 pp with daily departure dates, and include hotel stays with breakfast in each capital, the Brandenburg Gate Museum, Berlin Walking tour, Hop-on, hop-off tours of Prague and Vienna and an evening cruise on the Danube.

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Around the world in 128 days

Around the world in 128 days

Bookings for Holland America Line’s 2021 Grand World Voyage have just opened and it looks to be a journey of cultural immersion like no other. Circling the globe in 128 days, this epic cruise will make 47 calls, visit 35 UNESCO sites, and features nine overnight stays. Explore the Amazon. Photograph lions in the wild. Visit the Great Barrier Reef. There is so much World to see!

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Hit the Road with Avis

Hit the Road with Avis

It’s part of the great American dream – hitting the road and driving across the USA. Or at least some of it – in this case, from Las Vegas to Death Valley, Yosemite National Park, San Francisco and LA. Avis delivered the very comfortable car and California delivered the outstanding scenery – making the trip the perfect combination of freedom, flexibility, freeways and great fun.

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A little luxury deep in the forest

A little luxury deep in the forest

If you love birdsong, forest walks and a touch of luxury, you’ll love Forest Holidays where log cabins come with hot tubs, underfloor heating and floor-to-ceiling windows in lovely woodland settings across the UK. There’s loads to do for the grown-ups – bike trails, canoeing, archery and night-vision walks with rangers – as Carole Tidball found out in the Forest of Dean.

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