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The Silver Traveller magazine 2019 first edition is now out.
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Restricted mobility or other disabilities should not be a barrier to travel. Find out more about accessible travel.

Smooth Sailing with Star Clippers

Smooth Sailing with Star Clippers

A yoga class on deck aboard Royal Clipper, the largest five-masted fully-rigged sailing ship in the world, with the coast of the beautiful Italian Riviera gliding by…That sounds like the perfect way to explore, and this reviewer added biking, hiking and kayaking too as he wafted from Santa Margherita to Sardinia, Corsica and Elba with Star Clippers.

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A safe start to your trip

A safe start to your trip

Driving Miss Daisy provides a safe, friendly and reliable driving service for people unable or reluctant to drive, catering for wheelchair users and less mobile walkers and always offering a supporting arm if required. It’s a pre-booked service and ideal for getting to and from airports, cruise ports and coach pick-up points, as well as to hotels, holiday destinations and for days out.

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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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It’s a privilege

It’s a privilege

From Cape Town to Cairns, Scenic Escorted Tours aims to create the most privileged travel experiences imaginable. Unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, exclusive hosted evening drinks in the most memorable locations and overnights at iconic hotels famed for their location, character and heritage. Really special!

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In Pursuit of boutique cruising

In Pursuit of boutique cruising

Dubbed ‘The Little Line’, Azamara Club Cruises wins over lots of new new fans with every cruise. Azamara Pursuit recently joined sister-ships Quest and Journey; each of them 690-passenger, stylish vessels big enough to offer fantastic facilities, but small enough to reach ports inaccessible to the megaliners. What were people’s first impressions?

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Surveys show over 65s keenest.
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Weekly deals on Euro-cruises

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Holland America Line has weekly special offers for top Europe sailings until 31 March, 10 nights from just £999pp, flights included.
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Top ten reasons to go on Safari

Top ten reasons to go on Safari

If you’ve never been on safari, there’s every reason to go – fantastic game viewing, friendly, fascinating ranger guides, extraordinary landscapes and fabulous places to stay, whether luxury lodges or fly camping under the stars. Africa Sky can take you on a tailor-made journey like no other.

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Sandwich 2020 - Golf heaven!

Sandwich 2020 - Golf heaven!

In July 2020, golf-lovers’ thoughts will turn to the 149th Open Championship, set in stunning countryside at the Royal St George’s Golf Club in Sandwich, Kent. Original Cottages Golf are taking bookings at properties located in and around Sandwich – book now and receive a case of wine as a thank you!

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Read his touching article about Christchurch, New Zealand.

River cruises for the more discerning
Crowned the top ten rated ships in Europe by the authoritative Berlitz Guide to River Cruising, AmaWaterways excels in so many ways – from their spacious, modern ships to fantasy dining, seamless service and imaginative themed sailings – take a quick look here!
The other face of Florida
Writer David Graham just loves Sarasota in Florida on the ‘cultural coast’ in the off-season. This is a very different place to the Florida of Disneyland – and it’s a wonderful place for the over 50s. Tarpon Springs is an archetypal Greek village just north of Tampa - quirky or what!