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Pearls and Gemstones Holiday inspiration with The Travel Trove

Welcome to Pearls and Gemstones! Seeking that perfect holiday or getaway can be an epic quest. With so much out there to choose from the search can be arduous and time sapping. You will no doubt wonder “Is that the right holiday for me? Have I missed something?” –  Well our regular feature section and newsletter  Pearls and Gemstones is here …

10 Destinations to Check Out for an Easter Break

Not made any plans for Easter yet? Whether you favour a scenic holiday by the coast or an exciting city break, there is still time to book a holiday. Our latest round up outlines some of the best destinations to consider for your Easter break. Fuerteventura, Canary Islands Fuerteventura enjoys warm weather all year round, but it starts to see …

Where are the best places to take a spa break?

Forget the flowers and pass on the perfume. What better way to treat your mum this Mother’s Day than to present her with a luxury spa break? Encourage her to retreat, relax and rejuvenate at one of the UK’s best spas. Chewton Glen, Hampshire This delightful 18th-century country house hotel screams glamour. Located on the edge of the New Forest, …

Christmas Markets River Cruises

Christmas is swiftly approaching so why not awaken your festive spirit on a choice of some fantastic European Yuletide river cruises? The Danube’s Imperial Cities & Yuletide Markets River Cruise Enjoy a guided tour of the fascinating Hungarian capital Budapest, imperial city of two halves straddling the mighty Danube, plus spectacular cruising along the famously dramatic Danube Bend in all …

Kenyan Safari – The Ultimate Wildlife Viewing Holiday

Do you have a passion for nature, adventure and excitement? A Kenyan African safari is the ultimate wildlife viewing holiday. Where you can watch the sunrise over Mount Kilimanjaro. Track and spot the BIG FIVE (Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhinoceros and Leopard). Witness the Great Migration across the Masai Mara The thought of a Kenyan safari may seem expensive and complicated, …

Orlando – A Family Holiday

We may be travel agents who sell lots of Florida holidays, but we still had to make the same decisions as our regular clients over what to do and what not to do when planning our summer holiday to Orlando this year. The fact is, if you are going to Orlando for two weeks, you simply can’t do everything, and …

Passport Renewals

Are you aware of the new passport renewal rules that were quietly introduced last month? Until then, you could apply for a new passport up to nine months ahead of the expiry date and those extra months would be added to your new 10 year passport so you wouldn’t lose out. For example, if your passport was due to expire …

P&O 2 Night Cruise

Weekend Cruise I’ve just returned from a fantastic weekend away with eight friends on board P&O’s flagship Britannia, sampling one of their 2 night mini cruises from Southampton to Bruges. If you’ve never been on a cruise before, arriving at Southampton and seeing thousands of people going through security can initially be a little overwhelming but P&O’s organisation was second …

Disney Dining

FREE Dining + $100 Gift Card + Disney’s 14 for 7-Day Ultimate Ticket! OFFER ENDS 6TH NOVEMBER 2018 Make big savings when you book a 2019 package that includes one of Disney’s  FREE Dining Plans. Book by 3rd July 2018 to also benefit from $200 worth of Disney Spending Money and Disney’s 14-Day Ultimate Ticket for the price of a …

Sandals – Luxury Included® Holidays

THE BIG AUTUMN SALE October is here, the days are growing shorter, and there’s a long wait ahead for next summer. Fortunately, if you don’t want to rely on next summer for your fix of sunshine, our Autumn Sale is here giving you the chance to save on your next Luxury Included® holiday to the Caribbean. Enjoy up to 45% off …

Best Tourism Film Awards

If a Picture Paints a Thousand Words… How many does a video? The World Tourism Organisation awarded their annual Best Tourism Video awards for 2017 and we wanted to share them with you. Starting with the Region of East Asia & the Pacific and the People’s Choice Award. And the winner is… Indonesia ‘Wonderful Indonesia “Indonesia, the largest archipelago in …

Hot for 2017

With the sun-setting on 2016 we take a look at where to go in 2017. New flights, major sporting events and significant anniversaries to look forward to, here is our list of destinations tipped for a bumper 2017. Canada 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation, and there is lots going on to celebrate including free admission to national …