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  • Variety cruises

    Get that private yacht feeling!

    Variety Cruises and that luxury yacht experience

    Variety Cruises
    almost 3 years ago

    Variety Cruises is one of the largest Small Ships Cruise Companies in the world with a fleet of 11 vessels offering you a truly authentic yacht cruise experience. They are setting the trend in small-ship itineraries, with the addition of exotic cruise destinations.
    There are two fantastic videos on the home page of their site including “The Yacht Cruise Experience”.

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    Kynren Performers

    Tickets to "Kynren - an Epic Tale of England" with Shearings NE break

    almost 3 years ago

    Visit the North East with Shearings Holidays and enjoy an evening performance of “Kynren – an Epic Tale of England” at the magnificent Auckland castle. This 4-day break costs from just £199 pp and also includes an excursion to the beautiful city of Durham, along with 3 nights B&B and evening meals at the Quality Hotel in Bolden, and return coach travel.

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    Angkor Wat

    River Cruise offers from Uniworld

    almost 3 years ago

    You can enjoy savings of up to 15% on a voyage to the Far East with Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection​.
    Book a select cruise in Egypt, India, Vietnam & Cambodia or China by September 30, 2017 and save 15%.
    You can also save 10% when making a deposit at time of booking. This offer expires on 30th September 2017.

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    The Trevi Fountain, Rome

    Visit 3 Iconic Italian Cities with Tailor Made Rail

    Tailor Made Rail
    almost 3 years ago

    Visit Venice, Rome and Florence on Tailor Made Rail’s classic 9-day independent rail holiday and travel through the spectacular Brenner Pass on your way to Italy. TMR book your rail travel & hotel accommodation from their hand-picked collection, and provide city maps, guides and full directions to each of your hotels. Choose your dates, adapt the route to suit your plans, add extra nights and upgrade hotels and/or rail journeys. From £1,099 pp.

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    Sardinia's beautiful coastline

    Last min.hols in Sardinia with Sardatur from £789 pp.

    almost 3 years ago

    Sardatur currently has some great last-minute holiday packages to the beautiful island of Sardinia with regional flights. 7 nights self-catering at the Residence Baia delle Palme, departing Bristol on 5th August costs just £789 pp with 2 sharing. 7 nights All-Inclusive at the Hotel Baja, departing Heathrow on 5th August is just £995 pp with 2 sharing. 7 nights half-board at Is Benas Country Lodge departing Manchester is £911 pp. These offers are only around for a few more days so click through to their website and check “Last minute seven night holiday packages to Italy for less…”

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    Cliff of Moher

    Save 10% on Collette's 2017 tours booked by 31 July 2017

    almost 3 years ago

    Save 10% on Collette’s 2017 tours when you book by 31 July. This friendly tour company has over 100 years’ experience in creating exciting trips to destinations around the world and we were captivated by this enchanting 9-day “Shades of Ireland” tour. Explore Dublin, tour the Waterford Crystal factory and watch glass blowing, kiss the famed Blarney Stone, watch sheepdogs in action and stand on the stunning 700-foot cliffs of Moher. From £1,299 pp. Click the red link to find out more about Collette and then click through to their website.

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    Colmar Christmas Market

    CroisiEurope Christmas river cruises

    almost 3 years ago

    Croisieurope have a series of 4-day Christmas Market cruises in Alsace, Strasbourg and the Black Forest.
    There’s also a 5-day Taking in Three Countries cruise round trip from Vienna visiting Budapest and Bratislava and a 5-day Christmas Traditions and Santons of Provence.

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    Winte Tasting Tours

    Enjoy 10% off SmoothRed's 3* Wine-Tasting Holiday Packages in Bordeaux

    almost 3 years ago

    Enjoy 10% discount off 3* wine-tasting packages in Bordeaux with SmoothRed. This family-run company runs a range of tailor-made and packaged tours, including a 4-day Bordeaux Wine Experience from £548 pp. This holiday includes 3 nights B&B in a hotel in Bordeaux, two days of chauffeured wine tours and a wine tasting in the heart of the city. Click the red link to find out more about SmoothRed and its exclusive offers for Silver Travel Club members.

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    Scenic Aura

    Scenic opens pre release to South East asia

    almost 3 years 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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    Celebrity Constellation

    Celebrity Cruises offer private luxury!

    Celebrity Cruises
    almost 3 years 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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    Get a Once-in-a-Decade Experience with Trafalgar Travel

    Trafalgar Travel
    almost 3 years 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. Photo by Christian Allinger on Flickr used according to license

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    Avalon's website offers are great!

    Superb Avalon Waterways offers

    Avalon Waterways
    almost 3 years 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.

  • Viking river

    The world is your oyster!

    Viking's great river and ocean cruise offers

    Viking Cruises
    almost 3 years 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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    Christmas Markets are majical!

    Titan Christmas Markets River Cruises

    Titan Travel
    almost 3 years 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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    Flinders' Ranges

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

    Australian Sky
    almost 3 years 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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    The Rocky Mountaineer

    Great Rail Journeys - Cruise Alaska and Canada

    Great Rail Journeys
    almost 3 years 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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    Hanseatic League Houses in Bergen

    Tauck's small ship cruises

    almost 3 years 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 Eden Project in Cornwall

    £15 off Alfa Travel 2018 bookings

    Alfa Travel
    almost 3 years 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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    AmaDolce in Passau

    Special offers on AMAWaterways website

    almost 3 years 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.

  • Ramblers 2018

    New brochure out now

    Ramblers Walking Holidays launch new Cruise &Walk 2018 brochure

    Ramblers Walking Holidays
    almost 3 years 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.