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The Silver Traveller magazine 2019 first edition is now out.
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Silver Travellers enjoy a range of special offers, many of them are exclusive.
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Cruises for Singles

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Book selected 2020/1 cruises with Fred. Olsen by 31 May and there’s no single supplement for solos.
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Latest Features

By Marion Ainge
I’m delighted to be aboard Braemar as one of around 750 passengers on Fred Olsen’s 14-night Caribbean cruise.
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With British Airways new direct flights to Charleston, there is now a great opportunity to discover more of this intriguing state.
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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.

The Magic of the North

The Magic of the North

Experiencing the magical Northern Lights is on the wish list for many Silver Travellers, and a short break or multi-centre adventure with Sunvil Winter Breaks could be the experience of a lifetime. Cosy-up in the Swedish Ice Hotel or try dog-sledding, snow shoeing and snow-mobiling in Lapland, one of the world’s best places for Aurora Borealis sightings.

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Forests of wellness

Forests of wellness

Have you heard of forest bathing? It started in Japan where ‘Shinrin-yoku’ translates as ‘taking in the forest atmosphere’, believed to enhance well-being and reduce stress levels. And with Forest Holidays you can do just that, relaxing in a fabulous log cabin with all home comforts, hot tub included, in 9 woodland locations across the UK.

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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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Hike & bike like a local

Hike & bike like a local

Sherpa Expeditions is a specialist in self-guided and guided walking and cycling holidays, with over 25 options in the UK and more throughout Europe. As well as luggage transfers, their packages come complete with detailed route notes, maps and pre-departure info, with overnight stays in locally owned B&Bs, hotels and inns chosen for offering particular charm.

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Latin America by the experts

Latin America by the experts

Experts at crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Central and South America, Journey Latin America’s specialist knowledge and inside advice can make all the difference, whether it’s to see Patagonia, Iguazu Falls, Nicaragua or Costa Rica. “Everything was organised perfectly – as first-time visitors to South America you gave us confidence that it was all going to be OK” said one happy traveller.

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American guests buy UK hotel

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Much loved property to get facelift.
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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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Rediscover Egypt with Orbital

Rediscover Egypt with Orbital

“I never once felt threatened, uncomfortable or unsafe during my three days in Cairo or on the week-long Nile cruise that was, hands down, the trip of a lifetime. The great thing about Orbital Travel, a family-run business, is that you get taken care of as if you’re a member of the clan” writes this reviewer. Cairo, Luxor, Abu Simbel, the Valley of the Kings and more were all brought effortlessly within reach.

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Twice the luxury on the Danube

Twice the luxury on the Danube

AmaWaterways have just launched the latest addition to their luxury fleet – and at double the width of customary river cruise ships, the arrival of AmaMagna could be a game-changer. Instead of doubling the number of passengers, the extra breadth has been used to create more personal space and luxury features for guests on board, particularly on the spacious top deck.

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A great railway adventure
The Flying Scotsman is one of those classic travel experiences that live on in the memory. This short video gives a sense of how enjoyable a short return to the glory days of steam can be with Just Go Holidays. All board for a great British adventure!
Understanding accessible needs
Who better to understand the very particular travel needs of people with disabilities or mobility issues than someone who has a disability themselves? Angus Drummond set up Limitless Travel for just this reason and chats here about how he aims to help make more travel opportunities open to more people than ever.