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    Celebrity Constellation

    Celebrity Cruises offer private luxury!

    Celebrity Cruises
    about 18 hours ago

    No you can start your holiday as you mean to go on, flying from Stansted’s private jet terminal on a private charter for an indulgent week of Mediterranean travel with Celebrity Cruises.
    At Stansted, enjoy valet parking and hassle-free check-in an hour prior to departure. Take it easy in the luxurious departure lounge where you will enjoy complimentary refreshments before being served a two-course inflight meal. Touch down in Italy and transfer to Celebrity Constellation for seven nights on board, visiting some of Europe’s great cities including Florence, Nice and Barcelona.

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    Scenic Aura

    Scenic opens pre release to South East asia

    about 18 hours ago

    Scenic has launched its first ever pre-release for Southeast Asia River Cruising. The company has just opened new dates for departures in late 2018 and early 2019 for both the Mekong in Vietnam and Cambodia and the Irrawaddy in Myanmar.
    As well as having the first pick of departure dates, suite categories and favoured itineraries, guests can enjoy a FREE Business Class Flight Upgrade across any 2018/2019 itinerary in Southeast Asia, when booked before 30 August 2017.
    Scenic has introduced a brand-new Cruise and Tour, the 14-day Luxury Mekong and Temples Discovery.

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    Avalon's website offers are great!

    Superb Avalon Waterways offers

    Avalon Waterways
    1 day ago

    Avalon Waterways have rounded up their latest collection of best-sellers and special offers on their site on a single page, so you can benefit from the greatest discounts available right now.
    These include 55% off some 2017 cruises, Early Booking offers and you can win a luxury Tulip Time Cruise.

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    Get a Once-in-a-Decade Experience with Trafalgar Travel

    Trafalgar Travel
    1 day ago

    Trafalgar Travel have secured premium tickets to the once-in-a-decade performance of the Passion Play in the picturesque Bavarian Town of Oberammergau. This is one of many highlights of their 12 day “Imperial Europe with Oberammergau” tour in May 2020 that visits 9 cities, including the regal cities of Budapest and Vienna, Prague, and the eclectic Slovakian capital of Bratislava. From £2325 pp including breakfasts, 6 dinners and VIP entry to many sights.

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    The world is your oyster!

    Viking's great river and ocean cruise offers

    Viking Cruises
    3 days ago
    The Viking River Cruises website is looking great. They have some lovely ocean cruises too with some very good offers. With the launch of their new ocean cruises on the stunning, all-veranda Viking Star, Viking Sea and Viking Sky, they intend to revolutionise ocean cruising.

    You can order brochures on line and there really are some amazing destinations.

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    Flinders' Ranges

    Australian Sky's Exciting "Expedition to the Outback" from £1,219pp.

    Australian Sky
    4 days ago

    Take an exciting “Expedition to the Outback” with Australian Sky. This 10-night self-drive tour takes you from Adelaide to Palm Springs and includes exploring Flinders’ Outback and Uluru, walks along Kings Canyon Ring, a visit to an Opal mine in Coober Pedy, and 4WD around the Wilpena Pound desert. From £1,219 pp including accommodation and car hire with GPS (flights not included.)

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    Christmas Markets are majical!

    Titan Christmas Markets River Cruises

    Titan Travel
    4 days ago

    Titan is offering a choice of festive river cruise experiences for 2017 on board its new, exclusively chartered river cruise ship, MS Serenade 1.
    From the very best European Christmas markets – with their traditional wooden market stalls, roasted chestnuts and glühwein making the perfect Christmas shopping trip – to the chance to spend the festive period sailing the beautiful Rhine river, with Christmas Eve gala dinner and Christmas Day gala lunch included, these festive itineraries offer you the chance do something different this Christmas.

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    Hanseatic League Houses in Bergen

    Tauck's small ship cruises

    5 days ago

    You can step aboard TAUCK UK’s hand-picked small luxury cruise ships, including some of the world’s finest yachts and expeditionary vessels. There’s a great little video on their site to tell you more.
    Their guests enjoy personalised service and experiences ashore that inspire with unique access to history, nature, culture and daily life.
    In short they’re very, very good!

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    The Rocky Mountaineer

    Great Rail Journeys - Cruise Alaska and Canada

    Great Rail Journeys
    5 days ago

    For the best of both rail travel and cruising the NEW Rockies & Premium Alaska Cruise by Great Rail Journeys is a great choice.
    17 days soaking up the magnificent views of Canada and Alaska starts from £4,895 per person, including journeys on one of the world’s iconic trains, The Rocky Mountaineer. Tours on this spectacular train occur strictly in the daytime, so customers get unobstructed views of the Canadian landscape.
    Also in the itinerary is a 7-day cruise through Alaska’s sparkling water on board Holland America Line’s MS Nieuw Amsterdam. This latest addition to their fleet has superb facilities, including outside-view glass lifts.

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    AmaDolce in Passau

    Special offers on AMAWaterways website

    6 days ago

    Have you seen the AmaWaterways website this morning?
    Current promotions include:
    Save up to £500 on selected 2017 itineraries
    No Solo Supplement on 2017/18 itineraries
    Free Flights & Transfers on ALL 2018 itineraries booked before August 31st 2017.

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    The Eden Project in Cornwall

    £15 off Alfa Travel 2018 bookings

    Alfa Travel
    6 days ago

    Save £15 when you book a 2018 holiday with Alfa Travel Ltd by 11 August. Their superb Autumn/Spring brochure includes a fabulous 5-day Newquay & Eden Project in Cornwall from just £164 pp including coach travel, 1/2 board hotel accommodation, a full day visit to the Eden Project and a full day excursion to Padstow and Bodmin. Alfa offers convenient local pick-up points across the UK for its coach tours and hotel breaks. Click the red link for terms & conditions of this exclusive offer to Silver Travel Club members, and to view their new brochure online.

    Photo courtesy of David G Steaman on Flickr Creative Commons

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    Sheariings Serenade

    Shearings new river cruise programme

    Shearings Holidays
    7 days ago

    Shearings Holidays have recently launched their 2018 River Cruise Programme, as well as their 2017/18 Autumn Winter Brochure, and there are plenty of great holidays to talk about.

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    New brochure out now

    Ramblers Walking Holidays launch new Cruise &Walk 2018 brochure

    Ramblers Walking Holidays
    7 days ago

    As part of their highly successful portfolio of holidays, our partners Ramblers Walking Holidays, the original walking experts, have launched their exciting new Cruise & Walk brochure for 2018. This exciting new brochure showcases new Arctic holidays, and four new long-haul ‘Fly-Cruise’ holidays covering India, the Indian Ocean, South Africa and the Amazon. Their prices include walks and excursions, offering excellent value for money.

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    Great cruises from Star Clippers

    Star Clippers
    8 days ago

    Have you been on the Star Clippers website lately?
    Lots of lovely cruises under sail with 5 star luxury and amazing destinations such as The Caribbean, Far East, The Baltic and The Med
    Their three ships are simply beautiful and there are some great offers to be had.

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    Hawkskbill Turtle, Papua New Guinea

    Noble Caledonia' s 2019 "Secrets of Melanesia"

    Noble Caledonia
    9 days ago

    Sales are now open for Noble Caledonia’ s 2019 “Secrets of Melanesia” – 21 nights from £11795. A voyage from Fiji to Cairns including Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea aboard their wonderful small ship MS Island Sky. It looks amazing with island hopping to rainforests bursting with a flora and fauna and a mesmerising underwater world of tropical fish and vibrant coral.

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    The Bay of Islands

    Spend a month in New Zealand with New Zealand Sky

    New Zealand Sky
    9 days ago

    Escape the British winter by spending a month in New Zealand with New Zealand Sky. Their 29-night “Length and Breadth of New Zealand Self-Drive” holiday takes you on an exciting adventure through the North and South Islands from just £,2749pp. Explore Auckland, visit the beautiful beaches of the Bay of Islands, take a dip in the thermal pools of Rotorua and go whale watching in Kaikoura. Find out more about this and other New Zealand tours by clicking the red link.

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    Naturist spa pool in Rotterdam

    New Spa & City Breaks with Chalfont

    Chalfont Holidays
    10 days ago

    Enjoy a gentle introduction to naturism with a Chalfont Holidays Spa & City Break. Their new offering lets you experience going clothes-free in a continental spa where nudity is the norm, and includes accommodation in a hotel to suit your budget and time spent exploring a city. Destinations include Birmingham, Rotterdam and Berlin.
    Click the red link on the left to find out more about Chalfont Naturist holidays.

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    David Gower will be on board!

    Howzat with Cruise & Maritime Voyages

    Cruise & Maritime Voyages
    10 days ago

    Cruise & Maritime Voyages Voyages are extending the appeal of their ‘Medieval Cities & River Seine’ Magellan cruise departure from London – Tilbury 24 October for six nights, with an added Cricket theme.
    CMV has booked many top names from the world of cricket to join the cruise. It includes a strong line up of former England plus past county cricket legends from Essex and Kent. Popular TV prersenter Nick Hancock from They think it’s all over will also be on hand to see fairplay. Fares are from £499pp.

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    The Northern Lights await!

    Great Norwegian offers with Hurtigruten

    11 days ago

    Whether you’re seeking the Midnight Sun or hunting the Northern Lights, a coastal voyage with Hurtigruten is a fantastic way to experience the natural beauty and splendour of Norway. Bookings for the 2018/19 season (commencing 1 April 2018) are now open and if you book early, you’ll benefit from the best rate available plus receive on board credit.
    Embark on a 12-day Classic Round Voyage or 11-day Voyage of Discovery and the company will give you 2650 NOK (£250) on board credit per person.
    Book a 7-day Classic Voyage North or 6-day Classic Voyage South and you’ll receive 1050 NOK (£100) on board credit per person. Put this credit towards any purchase on board – be it a cabin upgrade, excursions, a la carte menu items, or souvenirs from the gift store.

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    It's a Saga mystery!

    Saga mystery cruise!

    12 days ago

    It’s time to grab your detective hat because on MS Johannes Brahms M is for Mystery!
    Saga Holidays All-inclusive mystery river cruise features 8 surprise ports (incl. 3 maiden calls) & 5 tours.
    Guests need to put on their detective hat because the only information they receive before boarding MS Johannes Brahms is that their flight takes off from Heathrow Airport.
    The guests do not know which country, river or destination they will call into each day.