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    A lifetime of holidays

    Enjoy a lifetime of holidays

    Holiday Property Bond
    about 2 months ago

    With over 1,400 holiday properties at over 30 stunning locations across the UK and Europe, you can enjoy a lifetime of unforgettable holidays with the Holiday Property Bond. From the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean to the spectacular peaks of the Scottish Highlands, our holiday properties are ideal for families, couples and single travellers. As these holidaymakers said; “Just a winning formula – excellent properties in beautiful locations, consistently high standards, with top-notch management and staff. What can I say? It’s a home from home.” Hear more from our guests and learn how HPB can benefit you.

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    Stalker Castle

    St Hilda discounts and no single supplements

    St Hilda Sea Adventures
    about 2 months ago

    St. Hilda Sea Adventures are offering a 10% discount on their Scottish island cruises running in October 2019. These cruises give you a unique Scottish experience as the hills are adorned in glorious autumn colours and take guests in more sheltered sea lochs of the Hebrides.
    Solo Travellers
    On board Seahorse II there are two single cabins and the company are happy to offer the double cabin, with a 105 cm wide bed, with no additional single supplement.
    On board Gemini Explorer they have one single cabin (with en-suite) and are happy to offer the double cabin, in the aft part of the vessel, with no additional single supplement.
    On all three small ships cabin-sharing is available.

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    New Japan brochure

    Wendy Wu launches exciting new Japan 2020 brochure

    Wendy Wu Tours
    about 2 months ago

    Wendy Wu have added South Korea and Taiwan tours to their exciting new Japan 2020 brochure. This fabulous new brochure includes FIVE brand new tours including two exciting new destinations: Treasures of Taiwan and Scenic South Korea. Other new tours include a 20-day Ancient Empires of China & Japan. Learn more about Wendy Wu’s award winning collection of escorted tours and tailormade holidays and download your brochure here:

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    RV Belle des Oceans

    CroisiEurope's latest addition to the fleet, RV Belle des Oceans

    CroisiEurope
    about 2 months ago

    CroisiEurope’s latest addition to the fleet, the elegant RV Belle des Oceans, translates as “The Beauty of Oceans”. Without a doubt, any of her exotic journeys are likely to lift the spirits high above the doom and gloom of political occurrences around us.
    With the ship sailing an exciting selection of unique and inspiring cruises, as she repositions from her Asian location in Singapore and Thailand, across to India, the Middle East, Mediterranean before moving to the Saint Lawrence in Canada for summer 2020.
    All suites are en-suite with walk-in shower, desk, hairdryer, built-in wardrobe with safe, mini bar, flat screen TV and air conditioning. Here’s a direct link to find out more.

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    Autumn - a lovely time to travel

    5% savings on Autumn, Winter & Spring travel with Insight Vacations

    Insight Vacations
    about 2 months ago

    Experience the magic of the seasons with Insight Vacations, experts in creating magical travel experiences for over 40 years. Travel during autumn, winter and spring and enjoy 5% savings*. Uncover Europe, Britain and the Eastern Med in the secret season and enjoy fewer crowds, but no less excitement. Soak up the winter sun in Morocco, chase the aurora borealis in Scandinavia, admire snow-laden Alpine peaks in Switzerland and explore the best of Europe’s Christmas markets – let Insight inspire your next journey.
    From unique experiences to authentic dining, you can discover the heart of destinations on a premium escorted journey. Speed past the crowds, go beyond the tourist traps and enjoy a seamless experience from start to finish thanks to your knowledgeable Travel Director. What’s more, you’ll experience the art of travelling in style at every step of your journey. *T&Cs apply.

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    Balmoral in Eidfjord

    Fred Olsen £100 off

    Fred Olsen Cruise Lines
    about 2 months ago

    Sun-seekers and holidaymakers looking to enjoy a last-minute getaway can save an extra £100 per person on almost every ocean and river sailing with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines August and September.
    This is on top of any existing offers, and applies to new bookings made by 13th August 2019 inclusive – the promotional code ‘EXTRA100’ must be quoted at the time of booking.
    Fred. Olsen guests could choose to sail to the warmer climes of Europe, the beautiful Baltic and the stunning Norwegian fjords this Summer, for as little as £599 per person, on selected itineraries.

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    AmaMora

    AmaWaterways new vessel, AmaMora

    AmaWaterways
    about 2 months ago

    AmaWaterways, the award-winning luxury river cruise line, has celebrated the christening of its new 156-passenger vessel, AmaMora.
    AmaMora’s inaugural season is on the Rhine river sailing seven-night cruises between Amsterdam and Basel.
    Guests can enjoy floor-to-ceiling windows in the ship’s lounge area, the signature twin balcony staterooms and the spacious Sun Deck, all thoughtfully designed to provide breathtaking views of the passing scenery.
    A highlight of the Rhine cruises is the scenic 40-mile voyage through the fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Rhine Gorge with its steep valley sides covered by terraced vineyards and more than 40 hilltop castles, some dating back to Roman times.

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    Pool area at La Pointe St Gilles parc in Brittany

    Save 35% on Eurocamp 2020 bookings

    Eurocamp
    about 2 months ago

    Secure your 2020 Eurocamp Official holiday now and enjoy 35% savings! From the rugged coves of Brittany and the mellow-stone villages and meandering rivers of the Dordogne to the stylish marinas of Croatia or the cypress-clad hillsides of Tuscany, there’s bound to be a Eurocamp parc to suit you.

    Opt for a spacious holiday home like the Aspect with large comfy beds, bathroom and fully equipped kitchen or introduce the grandchildren to the joys of camping and stay in a classic or safari tent.

    If you fancy a stay at the French seaside, hop across the channel to parcs like the La Pointe St-Gilles in Brittany, just a short coastal walk from the delightful town of Benodet. It has a large pool complex and and a health spa as well as a minimarket and restaurant.

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    Galapagos shore sunset

    G Adventures Exotic offers

    G Adventures
    about 2 months ago

    G Adventures have some amazing special offer ocean and river cruises to some of the world’s most wonderful places in South America, Europe and Asia on their site.
    From the Maldives and Greece and the Adriatic from Cambodia and the Galapagos to Bali .
    G Adventures Marine tours connect travellers to the world’s greatest aquatic destinations aboard small, intimate ships and yachts. Each tour has been carefully designed to deliver unparalleled access to out-of-the-way ports and islands, and to foster meaningful connections with local people and cultures in a way you simply won’t get from a large cruise line.

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    Experience the Tastes and Sounds of the Deep South with Trafalgar

    Trafalgar
    about 2 months ago

    Music lovers and foodies – join Trafalgar Travel for a little honky-tonk, home cookin’, hot-footed hoedown and a whole lot of Rock ‘n’ Roll on their Tastes and Sounds of the South tour. This inspiring and memorable 10-day tour begins in Nashville and travels through Memphis to New Orleans. Highlights include Graceland, the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, Sun Studios, the Country Music Hall of Fame and a tour of a Mississippi cotton plantation. Book now and save 10% on this and other USA and Canada 2020 holidays with Trafalgar’s early payment discount.

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    Help select the freshest ingredients

    Enjoy a personalised foodie tour with Evaneos

    Evaneos
    about 2 months ago

    If you’re a dedicated foodie tired of spending hours searching for places to enjoy authentic and traditional meals for your next holiday, don’t fret. Our friends at Evaneos UK have found the perfect solution. In addition to their fabulous Food and Wine holiday They’ve partnered with Eatwith to bring you authentic local culinary delights that you can access via their local agents to create your perfect gastronomic itinerary. In Morocco, for example, join Edwina for a feast of traditional salads, tagines and mint tea. In Vietnam join Mandy on a shopping trip to a local market followed by a visit to her family farm to collect ingredients for a tasty spread. Evaneos work direct with trusted local agents to bring you authentic and unique experiences.

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    Bali awaits

    Variety Cruises Bali cruise

    Variety Cruises
    about 2 months ago

    Bali is famous, and rightly so for its beauty and beaches. But whilst a Variety Cruises cruise starts and ends in Bali, if you want to see the island you need to take advantage of the land-stay options (or make you own arrangements) pre- or post the cruise. It’s well worth adding on a few days and makes the cost of the flight better value.
    The cruise itself has great reductions on offer and is island hopping South Pacific style from Bali to Keramat, on to Satonda, Banta and Rinca, then Moyo and Lombok. It’s all about natural beauty, brilliant beaches, coral reefs, volcanic lakes, Hindu Temples and, perhaps most spectacular of all, the Komodo Dragon – the world’s largest reptile.

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    Stunningly beautiful brochures

    Noble Caledonia latest offers and brochures.

    Noble Caledonia
    about 2 months ago

    Noble Caledonia have some superb offers of up to £500 off in some of the world’s most amazing places.
    Their ships are small and offer superb quality and lifelong memories.
    Their brochures have to be some of the most stunningly beautiful around too. You can order them on line or download them from their website.
    The vessels they feature generally accommodate between 50 and 150 passengers and offer itineraries for the genuine traveller. They offer something out of the ordinary compared to most cruises because for us the itinerary is the most important element of a cruise, something which has been lost over the last few decades due to the development of newer, larger vessels which can only dock in large ports.

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    French canals await!

    Nicols Canal Boat Holiday

    Nicols
    2 months ago

    Why not discover the fun and flexibility of a canal boat holiday on board a Nicols boat? They have some lovely offers and destinations on their site too!
    A boating holiday is a great way to see a country or region from a new perspective. Nicols offers canal boat holidays from 24 different start bases on the rivers and canals in France, Germany, Portugal and Holland.
    No previous boating experience or licence is needed to drive a Nicols boat. Enjoy an unforgettable holiday captaining your own stylish cruiser – suitable for crews of anything between 2 – 12 people.

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    Request your NEW Spring 2020 brochure from Grand UK Holidays

    Grand UK Holidays
    2 months ago

    Our partner Grand UK Holidays have just launched their NEW Spring 2020 holiday brochure with exciting new destinations across UK and Europe and 340 local pickup points across the south east of England. They also offer cruises and self-drive holidays. Their fabulous coach holidays fill up fast and rooms available with NO single supplement are quickly snapped up. Order your brochure here and find out more about Grand UK Holidays. And don’t forget, Silver Travellers can enjoy 10% savings when they use code STA10 when booking their holiday with Grand UK Holidays.

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    Christmas in Delft

    Do something different this Christmas with Travel Editions' cultural tours

    Travel Editions
    2 months ago

    If you’re dreaming of cooler weather, our partner Travel Editions has some superb Christmas tours to Europe. Many of these are no-fly escorted rail tours and include spending Christmas in the Loire Valley exploring the pretty chateaux; enjoying the famous art galleries of Amsterdam and the Hague in a Christmas in Delft; and celebrating Christmas in style on the Italian Riviera with its historic ports, seaside resorts and glitzy Monaco!

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    Superb ships await

    Shearings Holidays 25 new river cruises

    Shearings
    2 months ago
    Shearings Holidays have more than 25 new river cruise itineraries featuring new ships, worldwide tours and a new range of 5-star luxury cruises.

    Travel through fantastic scenery, beautiful cities and wonderful culture, all while enjoying great luxury aboard modern and splendid ships.
    They travel on 13 of Europe’s grandest and most popular rivers and six across Africa, Asia and South America. With more than 60 different river voyages, there’s plenty to choose from enabling you to find the right itinerary to let you see everything you want during your time away.

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    The Great Laxey Wheel on the Isle of Man

    "Isle inclusive" packages to the Isle of Man from £315 pp

    Visit Isle of Man
    2 months ago

    Travel to the Isle of Man this Autumn for a short break with Premier Holidays from just £315 pp for a package that includes: 3 course evening meal & drinks each evening; return travel by ferry; return hotel transfers; daily lunch vouchers redeemable at a selection of hotels and restaurants across the island; a ‘Go explore’ pass offering unlimited use of the steam railway, mountain railway, horse drawn trams, electric tram and buses; and a Heritage pass with unlimited access to all the manx National Heritage sites. Applies to travel between 30 September and 1 November.

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    Reef Splash zone

    Princess Cruises family water playground

    Princess Cruises
    2 months ago

    Princess Cruises has opened a family water playground on the top deck of the 3,140-guest Caribbean Princess cruise ship. The Reef Family Splash Zone includes a water play area, newly-refurbished pool and lounge area.
    Caribbean Princess boasts a wealth of additional family-friendly features, which were recently expanded via a multi-million pound upgrade.
    They include three youth and teen clubs, each themed around Princess’ partnership with the Discovery Channel; activities and games for children such as hands-on science experiments, mini golf tournaments, talent shows and stargazing; and interconnecting staterooms for use by larger groups of family and friends.

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    Nieuw Statendam

    Holland America Line £400 in Air Credit and free airport transfers

    Holland America Line
    2 months ago

    Fly/Cruise Europe
    You can receive £400 in Air Credit and free airport transfers to and from your ship when you book select Holland America Line 2019 Northern Europe and Mediterranean cruises. Reserve your cruise today and use their Flight Ease® tool to book air.
    You’ll find a direct link to the offers on the home page of their own website
    Holland America Line provides a bespoke cruise holiday with fewer guests, more personal attention and a sense of spaciousness and elegance throughout. These mid-size ships are carefully designed to strike a balance: large enough to offer diverse amenities, dining choices and health and leisure options, yet small enough to preserve a sophisticated ambience.