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    BSpoke Cycling Holidays launch new 2018 brochure

    BSpoke Holidays
    3 days ago

    Our partners BSpoke Cycling and Walking Holidays have extended their portfolio to over ten different countries in their new 2018 brochure. Showcasing new tours as well as older favourites, their brochure also contains tours from their sister brand Cycling for Softies. Sail and cycle along the Danube, cycle through vineyards in Bordeaux and go island hopping in Croatia.

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    Uniworld's boats are luxury epitomosed

    Uniworld's Best Ever Offer

    Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
    3 days ago

    Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection have a page on their site where you can save up to 30% on select 2018 voyages with Their ‘Best Offer Ever’. You won’t want to miss this.
    There are some twenty voyages on offer from Italy, France, Eastern Europe, Russia, Portugal, Spain and Holland.

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    Royal Clipper

    Star Clippers introduce 19 new themed cruises for 2018

    Star Clippers
    4 days ago

    Star Clippers is offering 19 themed sailings during 2018 on board the company’s three tall ships, in Thailand, Indonesia, the Caribbean and Mediterranean. Guest speakers include yoga instructors, wine experts, chefs and life coaches and two new sailings to include lectures on creative writing and journalism.
    The guest speakers and practitioners will be hosting lectures, yoga and fitness sessions on board the line’s three magnificent sailing vessels between May and November 2018.

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    Blue Mountains

    With Australia Sky, you don't have to be a celebrity to visit the country

    Australian Sky
    5 days ago

    Fans of “I’m a celebrity, get me out of here…..!” might wonder where the series is filmed? The action takes place in New South Wales’ Springbrook National Park. This state is home to Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley wine country and stunning golden beaches. Our partners Australian Sky offer self-drive and escorted tours to this vibrant and diverse region.

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    Escape to Malta this winter from £99 pp with Malta Direct

    Malta Direct
    6 days ago

    Our partners Malta Direct have a range of last-minute winter escapes and savings on early bookings for 2018 to the little Mediterranean island of Malta. 7-nights self-catering in Mavina Apartments Bugibba, leaving 3 December, costs from just £99 pp. Also leaving 3 December is 7-nights All Inclusive at the 4-star db San Antonio Hotel & Spa in Bugibba from £325 pp. Prices include flights – regional airports are available. Click the red link to read some of our silver travellers’ experiences in Malta here then click through to Malta Direct’s website.

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    The Amazon awaits!

    Cruise deals from Holland America Line

    Holland America Line
    6 days ago

    There are some very good cruise deals on the Holland America Line website at the moment.
    Amongst these are an Early Booking Bonus on the lovely MS Prinsendam available on select 2018 Amazon and Caribbean cruises and 2019 Europe cruises and feature a variety of exceptional extras.
    These offers won’t last, see the link left to get on to the site for complete details.

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    Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa

    Special savings on long 5* weekend in Jersey

    JerseyTravel.com
    7 days ago

    Treat yourself to a long winter weekend escape to Jersey with Jerseytravel.com’s offer of the week at the 5-star Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa. The only 5* hotel in St Helier, this hotel has fabulous sea views over St Aubin’s Bay and Elizabeth Castle, an award-winning spa and three AA Rosette restaurant. Fly from Gatwick on 8 December and get three nights B&B from £221 pp or make your own travel arrangements and pay £142 pp (2 sharing).

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    FREE Elephant Excursion with Somak's Kenyan Safaris

    Somak Holidays
    8 days ago

    Exclusive to Silver Travel Club members: book any Kenya safari with Somak Holidays and enjoy a visit to the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi. You could even adopt one! Alternatively, if you can’t make a safari trip right now, why not give a loved one a novel gift by registering them online as a foster parent to an orphaned baby elephant.

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    Azamara Club Cruises's new ship Azamara Pursuit

    Azamara Club Cruises
    8 days ago

    Azamara Club Cruises’s new ship Azamara Pursuit is simply stunning. A small vessel that lets her berth in secluded places denied to the bigger ships she is well worth looking at. Here’s a direct link to her page on the Azamara site with some of the great cruises currently on offer.

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    Festive Breaks

    Book a Festive Break at Mill Rythe Holiday Village from £55 pp

    Mill Rythe Holiday Village
    10 days ago

    There’s still time to book a fun-filled Festive Break on the South Coast with Mill Rythe Holiday Village. Dance to Showaddywaddy from £55 pp on a one-night break, party away at the Big Baubles Weekender from £99 pp; celebrate a family Christmas with a visit from Santa, a carol concert and a panto production of Dick Whitington Saturday 23 December (4, 6 or 7 night breaks from £349 pp); or recover from Christmas with a 3-night Betwixmas break from £149 pp.

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    Island Sky is a fabulous ship.

    Noble Caledonia £500 off

    Noble Caledonia
    10 days ago

    Wow! Noble Caledonia have a ‘Special Offers’ page on their site where you can get up to £500 off per person on some cruises for a limited time only.
    They are a wonderful company with great destinations, some wonderful, luxurious small ships and the photography on their site is always superb.
    Here’s the link ,but don’t go on if you’re busy, you’ll be there for hours!

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    Mayan Riviera

    Save up to £600 pp on Tropical Sky's last-minute Mexico winter warmer

    Tropical Sky
    11 days ago

    Escape the winter chills with Tropical Sky’s 7-night All Inclusive stay at Mexico’s Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya from just £1,319 pp with flights – saving a massive £600pp. Relax on the hotel’s private white sandy beach, enjoy cocktails at the swim-up bar or take a trip to the ruins of Tulum and the eco-archeological park at Xcaret. In the evenings a choice of restaurants offer Mexican, French, Italian, Brazilian and Asian fusion cuisine. Book this last-minute offer by 30 November and complete your stay by 22 December 2017 to enjoy the discount.

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    Porto in Portugal on the Douro river

    AMAWaterways Special offers

    AMAWaterways
    11 days ago

    There are some great offers from AmaWaterways on their site at the moment. Including Fly for free on selected 2018 river cruises if you book by December 31st this year and no supplements for single travellers.
    You can view their brochures online, download a PDF or request them by mail. If you would like one sent to you, simply check the “Mail” option and fill in the information on the page.

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    Hurtigruten's New ships

    Hurtigruten Reveals New Hybrid Ships and 2019/2020 Polar Adventures

    Hurtigruten
    11 days ago

    Hurtigruten has revealed new hybrid Ships and 2019/2020 polar adventures.
    Get ready to explore the most remote and spectacular areas of the planet – and take a sneak peek at the world’s first battery powered hybrid expedition cruise ships and their new itineraries!
    Named after two of the greatest heroes in Polar history, MS Roald Amundsen and MS Fridtjof Nansen, Hurtigruten’s new hybrid powered expedition ships, will combine state of the art technology and premium on board experience with Hurtigruten’s 125 years of experience and destination expertise.

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    The Realm of the Polar Bear

    Save as you sail with Explore

    Explore
    11 days ago

    Save 15% on selected Arctic 2018 voyages aboard the Expedition with Explore Worldwide holidays. Visit the realm of the polar bear, explore Norwegian Fjords and Spitzbergen, and enjoy Scottish Highlights. You can also save 5% on Antarctica voyages.

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    European Rivers await!

    Avalon Waterways extra €50 per person to spend on board.

    Avalon Waterways
    12 days ago

    Book any 2018 Avalon European sailing before 13 December this year and you’ll receive an extra €50 per person to spend on board.
    Flights, transfers – including private VIP home pick-up, meals, quality wines and beers with lunch and dinner, excursions, onboard activities and all gratuities already included in the price.
    Full details on the offers page of their site.

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    Wayne Sleep joins Saga in the Baltic.

    Saga welcomes back Wayne Sleep to the Baltic

    Saga
    12 days ago

    Wayne Sleep OBE leaps back on board Saga Holidays Saga Pearl II to join The Majestic Baltic cruise in May 2018. After a standing ovation during his first Saga cruise the ballet star says he is delighted to be returning to the ‘traditional British cruise ship’
    Ballet fans on The Majestic Baltic cruise can also take an optional tour to see the ballet in St Petersburg and indulge in ballet-themed exercise classes, learn about the history of ballet and enjoy music from the ballet throughout the sailing.
    Saga Pearl II moors overnight in St Petersburg and makes further calls to Gdansk, Poland; Tallinn, Estonia; Kotka, Finland; Visby and Karlskrona, Sweden. Further highlights include calling at Kiel and sailing on the Kiel Canal.

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    Beautiful Salzburg

    Christmas for SIngles in Salzburg

    Solos Holidays
    12 days ago

    Solos Holidays are offering a sociable festive break to the beautiful Austrian city of Salzburg, setting for ‘The Sound of Music’. The price is from £999 pp including BA flights (Heathrow), transfers, four-star B&B (single room), three dinners (one is a Christmas Fortress Dinner with concert on Christmas Day), walking tour, visit to Mozart’s birthplace, Christmas Market Pass & Solos Tour Leader. Departs 23 December 2017.

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    Save on accessible holidays

    Save £50 + Enter to WIN a Christmas Hamper with Enable Holidays

    Enable Holidays
    12 days ago

    Book an accessible holiday with Enable Holidays by 5 pm on 30 November and save £50. You’ll also be entered into a draw to win 1 of 5 Christmas hampers. Award-winning Enable provide accessible package holidays worldwide with guaranteed adapted accommodation. Their wide-ranging brochure includes the Canary Islands for winter sun, tailor-made India, accessible Barcelona football packages, and Italy vs England Six Nations 2018 in Rome. They also offer specialist flights to see the Northern Lights.

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    Antiques & Collectibles in Skegness

    Save 10% on Grand UK Holidays including Special Interest Breaks

    Grand UK Holidays
    13 days ago

    Do something different next year with a Grand UK Holidays special interest holiday and enjoy 10% off with promo code STA10. There’s something for everyone: the 5-day “Norfolk Steam” break that includes steam train rides, a visit to Bressingham Steam Museum – home to the fascinating collection of the ‘Dad’s Army’ Appreciation Society and a Mississippi ‘Paddle Steamer’ cruise; The “Antiques & Collectibles” in Skegness; “Harrogate Flower Show and Gardens of Yorkshire” and many more. Pre-discount prices from as little as £289 pp. Alternatively, use the discount code on any Grand UK Holiday.