Mike

Barcelona

Why Book A City Break As Part Of Your Main Holiday?

As travel agents, we explore all the options for our clients to make sure they get the best possible price for their holiday. Surprisingly, that sometimes means taking indirect flights – for example, if you’re travelling to The Canary Islands for your summer holiday, it can be cheaper to drop into Madrid or Barcelona on the way out or back than to take a direct flight. It sounds odd, but it’s true and it’s something we arrange for clients all…

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Late Season Sale Crete

We’ve stayed at Porto Platanias and we loved the hotel. It’s a five star and is right on the beach in the village of Platanias. It has a fabulous spa, 4 bars and a roof garden. They have a late season offer for any bookings with a holiday start date after 28th September: Free upgrade to all inclusive 15% discount on all spa services This probably makes it the best value five star in Crete! The resort is just 20…

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BA lounge Gatwick

British Airways Club Europe Review

Is it worth paying the extra for Club Europe? A lot depends on the aircraft – we flew from London to Barcelona a few months ago, and the aircraft was a Boeing 777, so we enjoyed the full business class experience, even down to fold flat beds. But on most European routes BA flies Airbus A320’s and it isn’t that exciting. Read on for more…. We flew business return from Lanzarote to London Gatwick recently. We elected for the offered…

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Glenmorangie Cadillac

Invergordon, Scottish Highlands

Invergordon was our final port of call on our Scottish Highlights & Faroes Cruise with Cruise Maritime Voyages. We arrived in Invergordon, in the Cromarty Firth in the early morning. The firth, which is Scottish for Fjord, is a long way in the from the coast, and has created one of the UK’s largest natural deep water harbours. Invergordon is close to inverness and is on the eastern side of the Scottish Highlands. It was a Royal Navy harbour for…

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Columbus

Mike’s Thoughts – First Cruise, CMV’s Columbus

You can read the detail of our trip around the British islands and Highlands elsewhere on the website, but these are my personal thoughts on my first cruise experience. I should say that I approached this with some trepidation – I’ve never seen myself as a “cruising type” because we prefer holidays where we are in control of where we go, what we eat and we love exploring new places, so being aboard the same ship for 7 days was…

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Disney Cruise Offer

This one for parents or grandparents to take the kids away for a magical cruise which requires no flights – good news in school holiday time! Spend 7 nights on a full board basis on Disney Magic, departing and returning to Dover and visiting: Copenhagen Oslo Kristiansand Stavanger Departure is 26th August 2018 and prices start at just £1759 per person. Disney Magic offers unforgettable entertainment for kids, luxurious staterooms and magnificent dining. As you’d expect, there are excellent youth…

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MV Columbus

MV Columbus – The Ship

Columbus is Cruise and Maritime’s flagship, and came into service with the line in June 2017. But she isn’t new – she served with P & O for many years, and we met several passengers who had sailed on her before in her previous guise. She was extensively refitted before becoming a CMV ship. By modern standards Columbus isn’t a large ship – 63.500 tonnes and with a complement of 1400 passengers and about 700 crew. I guess you’d describe…

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MV Columbus cruise

Scottish Islands Cruise – Embarkation

As you may know, we haven’t done a cruise before, I was curious to know how the embarkation procedure would work, and if getting a large number of people aboard ship would run smoothly. We had elected to join the ship via a coach service laid on by the cruise line from Victoria coach station. Many of our fellow travellers drove themselves to Tilbury, and paid to park their cars nearby. We took the Gatwick Express from the airport into…

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Seychelles Cruise

Seychelles Cruise

Join Oceana’s Nautica for a fabulous cruise to the Seychelles and Singapore for an epic 13 night cruise plus 3 nights in a 5 star hotel in The Seychelles! Nautica features 342 lavish suites 8 restaurants and bars 400 staff to look after just 684 passengers! The itinerary includes return flights from various UK airports, three nights at the amazing Hilton 5 star resort and spa hotel int he Seychelles, followed by 13 nights aboard Nautica visiting: The Maldives Sri…

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Our Travels

Last trip: Scottish Islands Cruise

Next Trip: Tenerife

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Julie: Cape Town

Mike: Hong Kong

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