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Expedition Cruises

Does an expedition cruise conjure up images of cramped bunk beds, icy cabins and porridge for every meal? Think again! Expedition cruising has gone the luxury route and now you can sip fine wines in comfort while sailing to remote and fascinating cor

March 18, 2019

Over-50s: Choose Your Own Adventure!

50+ holidays of the past were seen as quiet and calm – a game of cards here and there, a nice stroll along the beach, nothing too crazy – but times are changing. Resorts, cruises and tour companies have realised that many over-50s enjoy a

March 18, 2019

Brexit & Travel - The Official Update

There has been so much Brexit-related news lately, it may feel a little overwhelming. Don’t let it stop you from travelling and enjoying yourself though; with a little preparation you shouldn’t have anything to worry about – that&rs

March 18, 2019

Family Holidays - Travelling With Children

Taking the kids or grandchildren away for a spring break or summer holiday? Family trips are becoming more popular than ever, but they can be tricky when you’re used to travelling alone or in small groups with likeminded friends. Different gene

March 04, 2019

CDC Cruise Ship Monitoring

We saw earlier this year that an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness on a cruise ship can affect everyone on board – even those who don’t fall ill! When 561 passengers and 31 crew members on Oasis of the Seas contracted Norovirus in Janu

March 04, 2019

UK Travelling With Limited Mobility Requirements

Many of us will be considering staying in the UK for our summer holidays this year, and there are plenty of exciting destinations and lovely places to explore - or perhaps you want to go back to favourite haunts of the past. Staying within the UK als

March 04, 2019

Don't Worry, Travel Happy!

What are your concerns when you plan a holiday or a cruise? Do you worry that weather will get in the way of having a good time, or do you have medical issues on your mind? The latest annual cruise survey by a US travel insurance comparison website r

February 18, 2019

Don't Get Left Behind

“I don’t need a list, I’ll never forget something important like my passport!” That’s what almost everyone says, but according to a survey by Sainsburys Bank, 1.4 million UK travellers have forgotten a passport or some

February 18, 2019

Cruise News: February 2019

Planning a cruise? Here’s news from around the world that could help you find what you’re looking for… Suite River Life A new suite-only ship is being launched on the Rhine by Avalon Waterways in 2020. This will be the cruise lin

February 18, 2019

A World Of Choices

When we plan our holidays, we like to make every detail count. Of course there are the basics like flights and accommodation that are so important to get right, but then there’s finding the right balance of relaxation and activities, local show

February 04, 2019