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    The Douro Valley

    Saga Holidays launches exciting new solos tours

    Saga Holidays
    2 months ago

    Our friends at Saga Holidays have just launched some exciting NEW tours for SOLO travellers. These include Douro Valley Explorer – 7 nights from £949 departing 25 September 2020. Immerse yourself in the Douro Valley, complete with train ride, wine tasting and exploration of Oporto. Discover Lebanon – 8 nights from £2699 departing October 10, 2020. Andalusia: Coasts and Cities by Little Boats – 7 nights from £1349 departing Sep 22, 2020. Prices include all breakfasts and dinners; lunches also included on the Lebanon tour. Download your choice of SAGA holiday brochures here.

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    Exploring the canals in Costa Rica

    Save up to 25% on selected tours with G Adventures

    G Adventures
    2 months ago

    Well known for their commitment to responsible travel, our partner G Adventures are currently offering up to 25% off more than 350 tours including an upgraded land tour of the Galapagos, now from £1,599 pp; a 16-day Costa Rica Adventure from the Jane Goodall collection, now £1016 pp; and a 14-day Classic Northern Thailand Explorer, now from £781 pp

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    Hopewell Rocks New Brunswick

    Did you know that Atlantic Canada is less than 6 hours from the UK?

    Frontier Canada
    2 months ago

    Canada is closer than you think and Frontier Canada has some super holidays. Take a 14-day fly drive Best of the Maritimes and experience the best of the Maritime Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. You will fly into Halifax in Nova Scotia where you will collect your car before you drive off on your adventures. You will be able to go whale-watching, play golf, eat well, drive easily and see the beautiful countryside of Canada’s easterly provinces.
    Their 12-night Atlantic Maritime Provinces escorted tour provides glimpse of Nova Scotia’s picturesque fishing villages. See the rugged coastal landscapes along New Brunswick’s shores of the Bay of Fundy. Experience magnificent vistas, thrilling adventures, charming villages and fascinating cities. Highlights include Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton, Bras d’Or Lake and Cabot Trail. Many other tours available and each can be tailored to your own requirements.

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    Riomaggiore - one of the Cinque Terre

    Save up to £150 on Headwater cycling and walking holidays

    Headwater
    3 months ago

    Banish the January Blues with Headwater Holidays Top 5 Blue Destinations and save up to £150 off selected walking and cyclng holidays booked by 31 January, 2020.
    Walking the Cinque Terre & Portofino offers the chance to explore spectacular panoramic sweeping bays and superb coastal vistas against a backdrop of pastel coloured villages.
    Cycling the Real Algarve takes you past quaint fisherman’s villages, historic maritime towns and iconic seaside fortresses as you follow the Ecovia, one of Portugal’s national cycle trails.
    Further afield, their Costa Rica Wildlife Walk offers breath-taking hikes past emerald lagoons, tiered tropical waterfalls and steamy thermal springs. Aside from its spectacular hiking backdrops, Costa Rica is also brimming with exotic wildlife.

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    The Rocky Mountaineer

    3 Free Gifts with First Class Holidays Rocky Mountaineer holiday

    First Class Holidays
    3 months ago

    Book a Spectacular Western Canada with Rocky Mountaineer 8-day holiday with First Class Holidays and receive 3 free gifts worth up to £500 including 1 free hotel night, 1 transfer and 1 dinner. This amazing tour also includes a helicopter flight over the Rockies, a Banff Gondola ride and an Ice Explorer journey to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier. The video below gives a tempting taste of what it’s like on board the Rocky Mountaineer’s Gold Leaf Service.

    Book by 7 February 2020 by calling 0161 888 5630 and QUOTE ‘ROCKYFIRSTCLASS’


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    The amazing two-storey Library of Celsus in Ephesus

    Take a Turkish Meander with Jules Verne from just £945 pp

    Jules Verne
    3 months ago

    SAVE £50 pp on a fascinating spring-time tour with Jules Verne, taking in the ancient world of Asia Minor, the natural beauty of Pamukkale and the Aegean Coast, and bustling Izmir. Their 7-night Turkish Meander now costs fromjust £945 pp if booked by 27th Feb 2020. Price includes flights, half board accommodation and itinerary as described.

    They are also offering savings of £100 pp on their Kingdom of the Black Pharaohs tour. Embark on an exciting journey in Sudan, north from Khartoum, through the fringes of the Sahara desert, to the ancient lands of Nubia and the Kingdom of the Kush. 8 nights from £2995. T&Cs apply.

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    The California Zephyr

    Save up to £500 per couple on rail holidays with Railbookers

    Railbookers
    3 months ago

    Enjoy fabulous New Year savings of up to £500 on rail holidays with our partner Railbookers!
    Couples can save £300 on any three to six night holiday, £400 on trips seven to nine nights in length, or £500 on itineraries including 10 or more nights.
    Examples of their 3-6 night holidays include:
    Venice via the Alps (4 nights), Classic Glacier and Bernina Express (4 nights), Grand National Parks of the Southwest (6 nights)
    7-9 night holidays include:
    Venice, Florence and Rome (7 nights), Grand Berlin, Prague, Vienna and Budapest (8 nights), Jazz, Blues and Rock ‘N’ Roll (9 nights)
    10+ night holidays include:
    Ultimate Scandinavian Grand Tour (10 nights), The All American (16 nights), Ultimate Canada Coast to Coast (16 nights)
    This offer runs until Friday 24th January 2020

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    Bryce Canyon

    Save £150 pp on selected USA and Canada Tours with Cosmos

    Cosmos
    3 months ago

    North America remains a top destination for silver travellers and our partner Cosmos is offering savings of up to 7.5% on early bookings up to 28 January 2020 PLUS an extra £150 pp discount when booking a North American tour with flights!
    Fans of the old Wild West movies will enjoy Highlights of the Canyonlands, from just £1,440 pp with flights. Starting and ending in Las Vegas, highlights of this National Parks tour are your visits to the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Zion National Park.
    Tick New York, Niagara and Washington DC off your wishlist with their amazing 8 day tour, from £2,014 pp with flights.
    Their 10-day Heart of the Canadian Rockies tour costs from £1,704 pp.

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    Boating holidays in Europe await!

    Save 25% on Nicols' boat hire prices for March and April

    Nicols
    3 months ago

    Get away for a Spring boating holiday with Nicols and save 25% on all boat hire prices for holidays in March and April of one-week or longer.
    Not holidaying until the summer? Don’t worry, you can still save 20% for all other one-week holidays during the rest of the season or 10% on any short break bookings.
    Book by 26th January and remember it’s easy – there’s no promo codes needed as all boat hire prices have been automatically discounted in the booking system so you’ll see the great savings right away online.

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    Egypt Nile Cruise

    Save up to £150 on all 2020 bookings with Travel Department

    Travel Department
    3 months ago

    Exclusive to Silver Travel Club members – book your 2020 holiday with Travel Department by 30 June 2020 and enjoy savings of up to £150 per booking. Their holidays in worldwide destinations include a fabulous 12-night Egypt with Nile River Cruise, including Cairo and Hurghada – from £1629 pp before discount. After visiting Cairo, the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx, you’ll embark on a relaxing river cruise down the Nile with a range of excursions along the way taking in the Temple of Horus, the Valley of Kings, the High Dam and the Temples of Karnak and Luxor. The tour ends with a 3 night stay at the Red Sea beach resort of Hurghada. Hurry though as there are only a few places left on some departures!
    Their 11-night Highlights of Cuba holiday sees you travel by vintage car through the streets of Havana, taking a trip to visit Hemingway’s home and the fishing village of Cojimar, setting for The Old Man and the Sea, and following the ‘Tobacco Route’ in the west of the island.
    Register with us to see their exclusive discount code for Silver Travel Club members.

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    Sea Cloud Spirit

    Sail to Costa Rica with Noble Caledonia

    Noble Caledonia
    3 months ago

    For a voyage under sail with a maximum of only 136 like-minded passengers Noble Caledonia is offering the chance for you to join an exclusive charter aboard the newly built Sea Cloud Spirit launching in summer 2020.
    With every comfort considered and the ship finished to a luxurious standard there is no better vessel on which to spend 11 nights discovering some of the most fascinating sites that Central America has to offer.
    Explore national parks in search of wildlife, immerse yourself in the cultural highlights and journey through the remarkable Panama Canal on this wonderful voyage from Puntarenas in Costa Rica to Panama City.
    For further details please click here:

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    Wheelchair friendly transfers

    Save up to £150 on selected Limitless Travel's accessible tours

    Limitless Travel
    3 months ago

    Save up to £150 Limitless Travels accessible tours to the UK and overseas in their January sale. In addition to holidays in the UK and Europe, Limitless have recently added a 5-day Wonders of Dublin tour and an exciting 11-day South African Safari.
    Your holiday starts from your front door with an optional wheelchair friendly pick up and return service. Travel in comfort to a handpicked hotel that has been tried and tested for excellence in disabled facilities and meet new, like-minded people as you share unforgettable experiences. Silver Travellers can enjoy £100 discount on all Limitless Travel holidays when they quote ‘Silver Travel’ at time of booking. Call 0800 711 7232 to check their January sale savings of up to £150.

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    Make your own gin!

    Fred. Olsen - create your own bespoke gin!

    Fred Olsen
    3 months ago

    New for 2020 Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is giving guests the chance to create their own bespoke gin during their cruise holidays, with guidance from expert gin-makers, Nigel and Debbie Wright.
    The first Gin Masterclasses will be taking place on board Fred. Olsen’s flagship, Balmoral, during its 70-night L2001 ‘South American Exploration’ cruise, which will depart from Southampton on 6th January 2020.
    Guests will also receive a 70cl bottle of their own bespoke hand-crafted gin to take home with them!

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    Enjoying the views over Lake Garda

    Rent a holiday home on Lake Garda from £118 per week with Eurocamp

    Eurocamp
    3 months ago

    With Eurocamp’s discounts of up to 40%, now is a great time to book your spring/summer escape! Whether you’re travelling solo, as a couple, as a group of friends or family there’s a Eurocamp parc for you. They have over 180 parcs across Europe where you can stay in comfortable, well-equipped holiday homes.
    Examples of bargain holiday prices currently in offer include:
    The Cisano San Vito Campsite on Lake Garda in Italy that costs from £118 for a week’s rental of a 2-bedroom Classic, starting 1 May 2020.
    A 2-bedroom Classic in the Dordogne at St Avit Loisirs Campsite costs from just £122.45 for a week’s rental starting 17 April 2020; a 3-bedroom costs from £153.05 for the week.
    Discover a watersports paradise on the Costa Brava when you stay at El Delfin Verde Campsite costing from £291.50 for a week in a 2-bedroom Comfort home that sleeps up to 7 (6 adults max) starting 22 May 2020. Request your free brochure now.

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    "Elvis" at Mill Rythe Holiday Village

    A weekend in Vegas from just £129 pp half board with drinks inclusive night!

    Away Resorts Mill Rythe Holiday Village
    3 months ago

    This fun-filled 2-night Weekend in Vegas break on the English South Coast at Mill Rythe Holiday Village offers you partying, gambling, glitz, glamour and cool cabaret. Show-stopping performances from magician and illusionist Matthew Pomeroy, singer Richard Shelton plus tribute acts that will make you look twice; Stacey Green as Cher, Martin Jarvis as Tom Jones and Mark Summers as Elvis! Starts Friday 7 February 2020 – reserve your place now. 3-nights available from £149 pp. For one of your nights you get a drinks inclusive package for house beers, lagers, wine, spirits and soft drinks 7pm to midnight.
    This is just one example of Mill Rythe Holiday Village’s lovely range of adult-only breaks that include your breakfasts and dinners, daytime activities, use of their leisure facilities and live entertainment.

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    The Blue Danube Cruise

    Riviera Travel four new river cruises Christmas and New Year 2020.

    Riviera Travel
    3 months ago

    Riviera Travel have launched four new river cruises that will operate over Christmas and New Year 2020. "Christmas on the Rhine 2020 " Departs 21st December 2020
    Glide past sleepy villages, explore idyllic riverside towns adorned with glittering lights and experience the unique ambience of the magical Yuletide markets. The seasonal tradition of a German Christmas awaits, with a special gala dinner to celebrate Christmas Day.
    “New Year on the Rhine” Departs 28th December 2020. From the splendour of Cologne through the legendary Rhine Gorge to magical Rüdesheimand historic Koblenz, immerse yourself in the majesty of one of Europe’s most romantic rivers and celebrate the New Year in style on this unforgettable Rhine cruise.
    “Christmas on the Blue Danube” and “New Year on the Blue Danube” are also on offer!

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    From Solihull to Devon

    Driving Miss Daisy's Home-to-Holiday Service takes client from Solihull to Devon

    Driving Miss Daisy
    3 months ago

    Driving Miss Daisy UK recently took a 5 hour trip with a client from Solihull to Devon…"a 212 mile trip, 5 hours of driving (including comfort breaks)… all totally worth it to see the massive smile on our client’s face when she saw the spectacular view from her room! A week of independence and adventure awaits, exploring one of the most beautiful regions our fine country has to offer!
    Driving Miss Daisy’s highly commended Home-To-Holiday service supports people who require a little extra assistance to get to Airports, Cruise Ports, Railway Stations or, as in the case of their client Miss T, their actual holiday destination.
    Wheelchair users can travel safely & comfortably in their Allied-converted WAVs, like Miss T you can bring your own mobility equipment on holiday with you for your ease and familiarity or you can simply choose Driving Miss Daisy because you wish to travel with a professional, reliable and personable Companion Driver service

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    Bulgaria's golden beaches

    Exclusive Time of Your Life Packages to Bulgaria with Balkan Holidays

    Balkan Holidays
    3 months ago

    Bulgaria is one of the best value holiday destinations in the world and our friends at Balkan Holidays have some great offers for silver travellers. Clients who book the Time Of Your Life package exclusively for the over 50s will receive the following benefits: welcome drink, no single room supplement on selected dates, bottle of wine per room upon arrival and a free sightseeing tour of Nessebar.

    Sample packages include:

    4* Hotel Globus, Sunny Beach – 7nts B&B just £383 pp dep. 17 May and flying from Cardiff (other aiports available). Steps away from the golden sand of Sunny Beach, hotel Globus is also right in the very centre with everything on its door step, pleasant seaside promenade, the 8km long stretch of sandy beach, restaurants, bars, cafes and shops galore.

    5* Melia Hotel Grand Hermitage, Golden Sands – 7nts AI from just £677 pp departing 29 August from Gatwick. The glamorous 5 star hotel Melia Grand Hermitage is perfectly located, close to the beach and only a few minutes walk from the nightlife in Golden Sands.

    4* Hotel Festa Via Pontica, Pomorie – 7nts *AI from £737 pp departing 02 July from Glasgow. Pomorie is one of the iconic resorts on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. Via Pontica has all the comforts of a well established property, a relax zone and a wine bar.

    Learn more and request your brochure here:

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    Ring-tailed lemurs, Madagascar

    Cox & Kings launch NEW Solo travellers tours

    Cox & Kings
    3 months ago

    Cox & Kings have added four new tours to their specially created Solo travellers collection for 2020, allowing individuals to explore the world further with like-minded people. The small-group itineraries include Natural Splendours of Madagascar with its unique wildlife and stunning scenery; South Africa: Wine & Wildlife: – a fascinating scenic journey through South Africa with amazing wildlife viewing opportunities; Enchanting Ethiopia: with its awe-inspiring landscapes and rock-hewn churches; and Splendours of Kerala in India where experiences include cruising the backwaters and preparing traditional cuisine in a cookery class. No single supplements apply, with quality hotels selected to offer reasonable prices for individual travellers and savings of up to £250 on specific departures when booked by 31 January 2020. The full range of 2020 brochures are available to order online. Visit website

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    Luxury Vietnam and Cambodia await!

    APT Great Savings Sale

    APT
    3 months ago

    Save up to £3,000 per person on APT ’ 15-day Magnificent Europe luxury river cruise. Prices start from £2,395 per person twin share departing 13 November 2020.
    Save up to £800 per person on the 8-day Balkan Gems luxury river cruise, as seen on Cruising with Jane McDonald. Prices start from £2,495 per person twin share departing 02 October 2020.
    Fly free on the 15-day Vietnam & Cambodia Highlights luxury river cruise and tour. Prices start from £4,995 per person twin share departing 17 December 2020. Plus, flights can be upgraded to outbound Business Class from only £300 per person.
    from only £300 per person.
    Fly Free to Myanmar in Premium Economy. In 2020 guests can explore the Irrawaddy River with the 12-day Hidden Wonders of Myanmar luxury river cruise and tour. Prices start from £3,995 per person twin share departing 7 September 2020.