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Hello... CONTENTS 4 Classic Collection Holidays Luxurious Canary Islands 5 Omega Holidays It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the first edition of GO, our compIimentary travel magazine for customers of Central England Co-operative Travel. Discover Croatia 6 Superbreak Your next short break This first edition is full of holiday ideas, destination features and itineraries from a selection of tour operator partners and cruise lines, who we work closely with to find you your ideal escape. Our friendly and experienced colleagues have the knowledge to find the perfect getaway that matches both your plans and your budget. For those of you still undecided about where to travel to in 2016 and 2017, we are sure that some of the features included in this magazine will help you decide. 10 Hoseasons As a valued member, you will also earn Co-operative membership points with every holiday booking which is just our way of saying ‘Thank You’. 12 Warner Hotels Central England Co-operative Travel is part of one of the largest independent retail Co-operative societies in the UK – Central England Co-operative. The Society’s principal areas of business are food, funeral services, travel and property. Central England Co-operative has more than 430 trading outlets across 16 counties, from the Midlands to the East Coast. 14 Titan I am delighted to share with you that recently the Society celebrated being named ‘Leading Co-operative of the Year 2016’ by Co-operatives UK, in addition to being the first retailer in the world to achieve all four Carbon Trust Standards. To top it off, our Thetford Travel Branch Manager, Angela McCall, was recently voted ‘Leisure Manager of the Year 2016’ at the industry’s prestigious Travel Agent Achievement Awards held in London – full details of Angela’s fantastic achievement can be found on page 9 of this edition of GO magazine. I sincerely hope that you enjoy your copy of our first travel magazine and on behalf of everyone here at Central England Co-operative Travel, we look forward to helping you arrange many more wonderful breaks, wherever you choose to travel. Paul Dale, Head of Specialist Businesses 8 Attraction World Perfect gift ideas UK lodge breaks 11 Balkan Holidays Explore Bulgaria Festive UK breaks 13 Saga Holidays Greek island hopping Touring holidays 15 Shearings Holidays Lake Como 16 Thomas Cook Holidays So much choice 18 Inghams Lakes & Mountains 19 Kuoni £100 off winter escapes 20 Newmarket Holidays From your local airport 21 Attraction World Florida theme parks 22 Belleair Malta and her islands 24 River Cruises Go Greek-island hopping with Saga! 27 Ocean Cruising Ask for more details 9 A Taste of the Greek Islands ESCORTED TOUR 14 nights† from £1299^ FLY DIRECT FROM on our BIRMINGHAM latest offers including optional travel insurance provided by Cigna Insurance Services (Europe) Limited, or a reduction of £24 if not required Earn Co-operative MEMBERSHIP POINTS on all bookings made with us *Excludes Travel Money and Latitude Insurance Including: 24 meals: 14 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 8 dinners ■ 6 excursions and visits ■ Return flights and transfers ■ Saga tour manager ■ Porterage at all hotels and on all ferry crossings, and much more… Itinerary: Day 1: UK-Santorini. Days 2-3: Santorini. Day 4: Santorini-Paros. Days 5-7: Paros. Day 8: Paros-Naxos. Days 9-10: Naxos. Day 11: Naxos-Santorini. Days 12-14: Santorini. Day 15: Santorini-UK. 13 24
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Great Value • Flexible Packages • Added Value Extras • Excellent Service WHERE CAN WE TAKE YOU ON YOUR NEXT SHORT BREAK? LONDON CITY BREAKS London Theatre Breaks London Night Out From £99pp From £79pp FESTIVE TRIPS & TREATS Christmas Markets New Years Eve Breaks From £125pp From £145pp From £168pp Lots more destinations available! From £98pp A WORLD TO EXPLORE Reykjavik Other dates and airports available! From £435pp Krakow From £292pp For further details and to book just visit your local Central England Co-operative Travel branch (see page 2 for our contact details) All prices are based on 2 adults sharing and are subject to availability at the time of booking. 6
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Attraction World is the award-winning leading supplier of theme park tickets and worldwide attractions. We are proud to offer you over 5,000 hand-picked attractions in 50 countries – we guarantee to have something for everyone! ------------------------------------------------------ So the holiday is booked and paid for. But what are you going to do when you get there? The BEST bit of the holiday! It pays to think about this before you go...take it from us – the experts! SO WHY BUY BEFORE YOU FLY? Benefit from UK EXCLUSIVE money-saving tickets that simply CANNOT be purchased in resort! For example all you Florida-bound customers – it would be SHEAR MADNESS not to look at pre-purchasing your tickets! All our main Florida theme park tickets offer unbeatable savings and value-added options over the gate rates – make sure you check them out! We promise there are NO HIDDEN EXTRAS – once booked your price is guaranteed – even if ours have gone up! It allows you to budget in advance and pay in Sterling so you don’t need to worry about ‘have you taken enough currency’ when you go on your travels. And last but not least we provide e-tickets that offer you complete peace of mind. ha tickets when you lose them, Unlike hard they’re gone, if you lose your e-tickets you can simply reprint! THETFORD TRAVEL MANAGER SCOOPS ‘OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD’ Central England Co-operative’s Thetford Travel Branch Manager, Angela McCall, has been honoured at the recent Travel Weekly Agent Achievement Awards (AAA’s) by winning ‘Leisure Manager of the Year 2016.’ The Agent Achievement Awards are the biggest celebration of the travel trade in the UK, with over 850 industry executives attending the prestigious ceremony in London. Angela was praised for her passion, dedication and drive to offer the best customer service, delivering excellent performance and her ability to consistently motivate and to operate an excellent and efficient travel branch. Picture: Angela receiving her award for Leisure Manager of the Year 2016 from TV celebrity Stephen Mulhern. For branch contact details see page 2 9
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NEW TO 2016 COLLECTION SANDYBROOK COUNTRY PARK PEAK DISTRICT 2017 LODGE BREAKS FROM £275* Last few weeks to get 2017 at 2016 prices For further details and to book just visit your local Central England Co-operative Travel branch (see page 2 for our contact details) * Hoseasons price example is per accommodation, accommodation only, for the specific park/lodge locations as noted. *Lead in price is based on a 3 night stay for 4 people sharing (based on maximum occupancy) being taken on 24th February 2017. Local charges may apply for some facilities. All activities and/or events are run and operated by the relevant park or third party not Hoseasons. Prices featured are correct at time of going to print and may differ on the live website, which is updated on a frequent basis. All prices are subject to availability and may change. Final price will be verifed at the point of booking. Trade Co-op ad landscape.indd 1 10 31/08/2016 11:25:17
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Book your summer holiday to Bulgaria for just £49pp › Flights available from your local airport with prices from £279pp › Non-euro destination › 20kg luggage and transfers included › Free child places › Early booking discounts › Just a 3 hour flight from the UK The Trusted Travel Company For branch contact details see page 2 11
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Jingle and Sparkle at Warner Cricket St. Thomas Hotel, Somerset A Warner break over the festive period is a unique getaway where you can experience everything that makes it one of the most special times of year, without all the hard work! Turkey & Tinsel breaks from £176* per person Christmas breaks from £575† per person Have some fun and get into the festive spirit early. Our Turkey & Tinsel breaks are all about getting together with loved ones if you can’t be with them on the big day and absorbing the wonderful festive atmosphere. Imagine a hassle free Christmas, dinner cooked for you, superb entertainment organised day and night, decorations already up and definitely no washing up! Our Christmas breaks include: Full Board - Full English or Continental breakfast, lunch, three-course evening meal Daytime activities and evening entertainment Mulled wine and mince pie on arrival Traditional five-course Christmas lunch, plus so many more little surprises! For further details and to book just visit your local Central England Co-operative Travel branch (see page 2 for our contact details) Terms & Conditions: *£176 per person is based on 3 nights half board at Cricket St Thomas, Somerset arriving 19 December 2016 staying in a Signature room. †£575 per person is based on 4 nights full board at Lakeside Coastal Village, Hampshire arriving 23 December 2016 staying in a Standard Chalet. All persons in your booking must be aged over 21 years of age. All offer breaks apply to new bookings only, are subject to promotional availability. Bourne Leisure reserves the right to change or withdraw any offers without prior notice. Warner Leisure Hotels brochure terms and conditions apply. Bourne Holidays Ltd (trading as Warner Leisure Hotels) is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 01854900 whose registered office is 1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YL. 1430_878 12 75613 ASALES [267x190] CentralEng Festive Poster.indd 1 25/08/2016 15:43
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Go Greek-island hopping with Saga! A Taste of the Greek Islands ESCORTED TOUR 14 nights† from £1299^ FLY DIRECT FROM BIRMINGHAM including optional travel insurance provided by Cigna Insurance Services (Europe) Limited, or a reduction of £24 if not required Including: 24 meals: 14 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 8 dinners ■ 6 excursions and visits ■ Return flights and transfers ■ Saga tour manager ■ Porterage at all hotels and on all ferry crossings, and much more… Itinerary: Day 1: UK-Santorini. Days 2-3: Santorini. Day 4: Santorini-Paros. Days 5-7: Paros. Day 8: Paros-Naxos. Days 9-10: Naxos. Day 11: Naxos-Santorini. Days 12-14: Santorini. Day 15: Santorini-UK. For further details and to book just visit your local Central England Co-operative Travel branch (see page 2 for our contact details) ^Price is per person based on two people sharing on May 23, 2017 departure including offer discount, with flights from Birmingham to Santorini. Special Offer: SAVE £50 on selected departures. Departures available May-Sep 2017. A  reduction of £24 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights. Holiday code: CT267. For information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate visit www.atol.org/ATOLCertificate Saga Holidays are for anyone aged 50+. A travel companion may be 40+. NHA-GH5657. For branch contact details see page 2 13
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Embark on the adventure of a lifetime in January 2017 Sensational South Africa Kruger, Cape Town and the Garden Route WINNER OF 25 AWARDS Southern Sights & Sounds the Deep South’s rich musical heritage and Civil Rights history SAFARI, ESCORTED TOUR ESCORTED TOUR 14 days from £2,599pp SAVE up to £200pp 14 days from £1,999pp SAVE up to £200pp Departs: 19 January 2017 12 included excursions and visits Departs: 24 January 2017 14 included excursions and visits Historic Gems of Malta staying in the luxurious Radisson Blu Resort Norway Adventure Sailing to the top of the world ESCORTED TOUR 8 days from £799pp SAVE up to £50pp Departs: 11 January 2017 3 included excursions and visits OCEAN CRUISE 13 days from £1,749pp Departs: 29 January 2017 34 meals included All Titan tours include Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service and services of an experienced Titan tour manager For further details and to book just visit your local Central England Co-operative Travel branch (see page 2 for our contact details) ABTA No. 91673 *Prices are subject to availability and must be confirmed at the time of booking. CE COOP 190x267.indd 1 14 09/09/2016 14:40
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Discover your idyllic Italy... A beautifully diverse country with an abundance of UNESCO World Heritage cities, picturesque lakes, impressive coastline and postcard-perfect scenery, not to mention its world-famous cuisine, which is every foodie’s dream. No matter which part of the country you choose to visit, you will find a treasure-trove of alluring destinations to enjoy. The choices are endless… LAKE COMO FROM JUST £319pp STAYING AT THE HOTEL BRITANNIA EXCELSIOR 9 Days Depart 28th Jan - 22nd Apr • 30th Sep - 18th Nov WHAT’S INCLUDED • Included excursions & a choice of optional ones • FREE drinks from 8.30 am - midnight (local spirits, wines, beers, soft drinks, tea & coffee) • Full buffet service - hot and cold breakfast, BOOK lunch and dinner HOLID YOUR AY BY 14TH THE • Two nights overnight express coach travel NO AND S VEMBER A V • Six nights all inclusive accommodation E UP T O • Packed lunches available on request PER C OUPLE • Music and singing most evenings £100 Air options also available. DISCOVER THIS FANTASTIC HOLIDAY AND MANY MORE. PICK UP YOUR FREE BROCHURE TODAY. 2017 Britain & Europe r Grand Toure n tio Collec River Cruise s FOR FURTHER DETAILS AND TO BOOK, VISIT YOUR LOCAL CENTRAL ENGLAND CO-OPERATIVE TRAVEL BRANCH (SEE PAGE 2 FOR OUR CONTACT DETAILS) For branch contact details see page 2 15
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3 PARKS FOR THE PRICE OF 2 THE DISCOVERY COVE PACKAGE 14 DAYS UNLIMITED ACCESS TO SEAWORLD®, AQUATICA® & BUSCH GARDENS® INCLUDES AN ALL-INCLUSIVE DAY AT DISCOVERY COVE® & 14 DAYS UNLIMITED ACCESS TO SEAWORLD & AQUATICA ADULT £108 | CHILD £104 DOLPHIN SWIM FROM £167 BOOK THIS TICKET AND RECEIVE FREE UNLIMITED PARKING SAVING YOU BETWEEN $15-$20 PER DAY UPGRADE THIS PACKAGE FOR JUST £23 TO OUR DISCOVERY COVE ULTIMATE PACKAGE AND YOU WILL ALSO RECEIVE 14 DAYS ADMISSION TO BUSCH GARDENS PLUS FREE UNLIMITED PARKING! LET’S GET # All tickets provide unlimited admission for 14 consecutive days from first use, with the exception of Discovery Cove which is a one day experience. Guests must be at least 6 years of age to swim with the dolphins at Discovery Cove. Guests aged 6-12 must be accompanied by a paying adult who is also participating in the dolphin swim experience. Discovery Cove guests aged 3-5 must purchase the non-dolphin swim package. Free bus transportation is available to Busch Gardens on the Busch Gardens Shuttle Express. Unlimited free parking at SeaWorld, Aquatica and Busch Gardens is only available when purchasing either the 3-Park Ticket or Discovery Cove Ultimate Package. Unlimited free parking is only valid for the duration of your ticket. This offer can be withdrawn or changed at any time. Children 0-2 years of age are free of charge. 3 for 2 offer is valid for new bookings only. Book and first visit must be by 31st December 2017. © 2016 SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved. For branch contact details see page 2 21
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Five-star river cruising that costs less than you think... R iviera Travel are incredibly passionate about their holidays, river cruises and service, and the entire staff both in the UK and overseas are dedicated to ensuring that they meet, indeed exceed the expectations of their discerning and loyal customers. In 2016 they celebrated an astounding 32 years of providing high quality escorted European and Worldwide tours and river cruises plus offering unrivalled value for money. They have just launched the sale of 2017 river Cruises and are pleased to announce the addition of four new five-star ships to their extensive collection sailing the rivers of Europe. The MS Thomas Hardy, MS Oscar Wilde and MS Emily Brônte have not only been specially commissioned to be the most perfect vessels afloat, they are also all-suite ships, meaning style, elegance and luxury is at its highest level. Their exquisite vessels operate eleven carefully crafted itineraries along the Rhine, Moselle, Main, Danube, Rhône, Seine and Douro. On-shore extensions have been added staying thee-nights in some of your favourite European destinations, Budapest, Lisbon and Switzerland. In 2017 a few tweaks have been made to the ever popular cruises, such as the Cruise the Heart of Europe which is now fifteen days adding a stop in beautiful Bratislava, capital of Slovakia. There are so many cruises to choose from that you’ll be truly spoilt for choice – whether you want an eight day break or longer... All excursions and sightseeing tours, transfers and travel options by Eurostar or flights from a selection of regional airports, are included. All river cruises are managed by their ever popular Cruise Directors, many of whom have been with the company for over a decade. Prices for an eight day Blue Danube river cruise, on board the five-star MS Emily Brônte, start at just £1,099 pp Burgundy, River Rhône & Provence Departs October 2016 and April to October 2017 From the lush green vineyards of Burgundy to the sun-kissed hills of Provence and the wild ruggedness of the Ardeche gorges to the medieval allure of Avignon - on this truly enthralling cruise every day is full of fascination. Rhine Cruise to Switzerland Departs from May to October 2017 Welcome aboard your first class river cruise ship, your luxury, floating hotel for the next seven nights. From the exceptional full-board cuisine to the luxurious cabins and suites you will very soon relax as we journey south from Cologne through the Rhine Valley to magnificent Switzerland. The Blue Danube Departs from April to October 2017 Unwind on our magical river cruise and enjoy an escorted tour to imperial Budapest, the Pearl of the Danube. See Bratislava, Esztergom, Melk, Salzburg and unforgettable Vienna along the course of Eastern Europe’s mightiest river. 26
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EUROPE’S FINEST RIVER CRUISES BRAND NEW 5* ALL SUITE SHIPS FOR 2017 8 days from £1,099pp or 15 days from £1,499pp WHY CHOOSE RIVIERA TRAVEL? • Three brand new five-star all-suite ships for 2017 • Beautifully appointed cabins with hotel standard beds, private bathrooms and river views • Excursions included in the price • Superb fine dining with full board basis throughout • Escorted by our experienced and dedicated Cruise Director Burgundy, River Rhône & Provence 8 days from only £1,199pp The Blue Danube - Vienna, Budapest & Salzburg 8 days from only £1,099pp Rhine Cruise to Switzerland 8 days from only £1,199pp For further details and to book just visit your local Central England Co-operative Travel branch. ABTA No. V4744 Visit our website for full Riviera Travel booking terms and conditions. For branch contact details see page 2 27
EUROPE   S FINEST RIVER CRUISES  BRAND NEW 5  ALL SUITE SHIPS FOR 2017  8 days from   1,099pp or 15 days from   1,499pp WH...
Where extr aordinary happens ALL IN BOOK ONE ALL INCLUSIVE CRUISE FARE GET ONE HALF PRICE* On selected 2017 Ex UK & European sailings DELUXE DRINKS PACKAGE INCLUDING COCKTAILS 7-NIGHT FRANCE & SPAIN 27 May 2017 INDEPENDENCE OF THE SEAS® 25% OFF CRUISE FARE FOR 3RD & 4TH GUESTS + 1st Guest InterIor from £1,100PP 2nd Guest InterIor from £550PP For further details and to book just visit your local Central England Co-operative Travel branch. see page 2 for our contact details. *Pricing is based on cruise only, double occupancy, subject to change and availability. For full terms and conditions please ask in-store for details. 28
Where extr aordinary happens  ALL IN BOOK ONE ALL INCLUSIVE CRUISE FARE GET ONE HALF PRICE  On selected 2017 Ex UK   Europ...
TROPICAL ISLES, AMAZING AIRFARES CARIBBEAN ROUNDTRIP AIRFARE FROM ONLY £299 Immerse yourself in the joys of the Caribbean: lush jungles, sandy beaches and sunny days. Admire the sun set in St. Lucia, scuba dive in St. Barts, discover Punta Cana by dune buggy and enjoy dolphin and whale watching off the coast of Dominica. Exploring with Silversea has never been more tempting; now teamed with our fantastic air promotion from just £299 per person, these stunning Silversea voyages are truly unmissable. For further details and to book just visit your local Central England Co-operative Travel branch (see page 2 for our contact details). The £299 Roundtrip economy air offer applies to new bookings only made on or after 15 June 2016, are capacity controlled, subject to availability and can be modified or discontinued at any time without notice. Available from select air gateways only. Promotion applies to the first two full fare guests per booking. Third and fourth guest pay standard air programme rate. Airline and routing are at the discretion of Silversea. Deviation fees apply at a rate of £50 per request plus additional air costs. Any hotel nights needed in connection with the selected voyage are the responsibility of the guest. Full passport information is required at time of payment. Name changes are not permitted. Cancel and rebook for existing bookings do not qualify. Silversea reserves the right to correct any errors or omissions. Additional restrictions may apply. Visit Silversea.com for complete Terms and Conditions. For branch contact details see page 2 29
TROPICAL ISLES, AMAZING AIRFARES CARIBBEAN ROUNDTRIP AIRFARE FROM ONLY   299  Immerse yourself in the joys of the Caribbea...
Scenic Norway with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruising is the ultimate way to appreciate the incredible scenery of this spectacular region. Fred. Olsen’s smaller ships and long Norwegian heritage create a more authentic experience as you sail deep into the intricately carved landscapes. Entering the heart of the fjordland as it weaves through the picturesque countryside, diverting down waterways perfectly sized for our smaller ships to explore, a fairytale picture book of dominating mountains, thundering waterfalls, gleaming glaciers, rolling green hills and rich orchards presents itself as you relax comfortably on deck. You don’t have to move, we bring it all to you. When you’re ashore, the list of ‘must-do’ experiences is almost endless: enjoy a spot of fishing or go kayaking across the glassy waters; venture further into the mountainous landscapes on foot, by bike or even on a unique railway journey; stroll around Hanseatic cities and quaint villages; and much more. For further details and for to book justOlsen’ visit your locals To book, search ‘Fred. online, (see page 2 for our Fares are per person, based on twin occupancy of the lead-in twin cabin, subject to availability. Offers may be amended or withdrawn at any time without prior notice, are subject to availability & cannot be applied retrospectively. All bookings are subject to Fred. Olsen’s standard terms & conditions, available on their website & on request. Some ports may be at anchor, intermediate days are at sea. FOCL reserve the right to amend itineraries for operational reasons. Prices are correct at the time of going to print, but are 30
Scenic Norway with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines  Cruising is the ultimate way to appreciate the incredible scenery of this spe...
SCENIC FJORDS OF NORWAY SCENIC FJORDS & WATERFALLS OF NORWAY SCENIC NORWAY & CELEBRATION 10th Apr 2017 • 8 nights • M1708 Sailing from Southampton 5th Aug 2017 • 8 nights • M1719 Sailing from Southampton 15th May 2017 • 9 nights • L1709 Sailing from Dover From £899pp From £1,099pp From £999pp Bergen Flåm Nærøyfjord Eidfjord Hardangerfjord Maurangerfjord & Furebergfossen Lysefjord (Pulpit Rock & Kjerag Boulder) Hidrasund & Strandsfjord Stolsfjord Fedafjord & Listafjord To/from Southampton Seven Sisters Waterfall Lustrafjord Skjolden Sognefjord Nærøyfjord Hardangerfjord Bergen Eidfjord Karmsund Hidrasund & Strandsfjord Fedafjord & Listafjord Fureberg Waterfall, Maurangerfjord Lysefjord (Pulpit Rock & Kjerag Boulder) Geiranger Geirangerfjord Nærøyfjord Bergen Stolsfjord Rosfjord To/from Southampton Nordfjord Olden Flåm Ulvik Ulvikafjord Hardangerfjord Stavanger Lysefjord (Pulpit Rock & Kjerag Boulder) To/from Dover FREE ✝ Transport FREE Parking ♦ Up to £60 On board spend* pp Central England Co-operative Travel branch see a travel agent or call 01473 742424 contact details). capacity controlled and may change at any time. Call for the latest prices. *On board spend value is dependent on cruise. Doesn’t apply to cruise M1719. ♦Free car parking is only applicable to M1708 and L1709 and only available at the departure port for the duration of the cruise. ✝ Free transport is only applicable to M1708 and L1709 and is up to a maximum value per person. Group deals cannot be combined, and have to be applied at time of booking. E&OE. For branch contact details see page 2 31
SCENIC FJORDS OF NORWAY  SCENIC FJORDS   WATERFALLS OF NORWAY  SCENIC NORWAY   CELEBRATION  10th Apr 2017     8 nights    ...
3068 Central England Co-Op Magazine 267x190.qxp_Layout 1 31/08/2016 12:48 Page 1 Scenic cruises from a port near you! SAVE UP TO 30% PLUS BUY ONE GET ONE HALF PRICE Introducing Columbus - new to the fleet! Plus, impressive Magellan and elegant Marco Polo Traditional British Cruise Experience Look what’s included! The Cruise & Maritime Voyages Cruise Collection for 2017 is on sale now! Scenic cruising holidays from Tilbury offering a traditional British cruise experience aboard our smaller to mid- sized cruise liners - Magellan, Marco Polo, Astor and Astoria. Only a limited number of cabins are available at these special saver fares – when they’re gone, they’re gone! • Comfortable full board accommodation • Afternoon teas and late night snacks • Big show entertainment, cabarets and classics • Self service tea & coffee from 6am to 10pm • Captain’s Cocktail Parties† • Wide range of leisure facilities and activities • Informative guest speakers and arts & crafts† Baltic Cities & St Petersburg Fjordland Splendour Amsterdam & Antwerp Break From £975pp Magellan departs London Tilbury: 8th May 2017, 12 nights London Tilbury - Copenhagen (Denmark) - Warnemünde for Berlin (Germany) - Tallinn (Estonia) - St Petersburg (overnight, Russia) - Helsinki (Finland) - Nynashamn for Stockholm (Sweden) - London Tilbury. Twin Inner 1st Adult 2nd Adult Twin Ocean 1st Adult 2nd Adult from £1299 View from £1789 £649 £899 Scottish Highlights & Faroes From £629pp Magellan departs London Tilbury: 20th May 2017, 8 nights 1st Adult 2nd Adult £839 £419 Columbus departs London Tilbury: 28th August 2017, 7 nights London Tilbury - Kirkwall (Orkney Islands) - Tórshavn (Faroe Islands - Lerwick (Shetland Islands) - Invergordon London Tilbury. 1st Adult 2nd Adult £839 £419 Twin Ocean View from Twin Ocean View from 1st Adult 2nd Adult £1159 £579 European Cities & Fairytales 1st Adult 2nd Adult £1069 £539 London Tilbury - Amsterdam (Netherlands) - Antwerp (Belgium) - London Tilbury. Twin Inner from 1st Adult 2nd Adult £349 £179 Twin Ocean View from 1st Adult 2nd Adult £439 £219 Canary Islands & Madeira From £689pp From £629pp Twin Inner from Columbus departs London Tilbury: 11th June & 25th August 2017, 3 nights London Tilbury - Stavanger - cruising Sognefjord - Flåm cruising Geirangerfjord - Geiranger - Åndalsnes - cruising Romsdalsfjord - Bergen - London Tilbury. Twin Inner from From £265pp From £1029pp Magellan departs London Tilbury: 1st October 2017, 9 nights Columbus departs London Tilbury: 14th October 2017, 15 nights London Tilbury - Amsterdam (Netherlands) - Hamburg (overnight, Germany) - Copenhagen (overnight, Denmark) Aalborg (Denmark) - London Tilbury. London Tilbury - Amsterdam (Netherlands) - Gibraltar - Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) - Arrecife (Lanzarote) - Santa Cruz (Tenerife) - Funchal (Madeira) - Lisbon (Portugal) - London Tilbury. Twin Inner from 1st Adult 2nd Adult £919 £459 Twin Ocean View from 1st Adult 2nd Adult £1279 £639 Twin Inner 1st Adult from £1369 2nd Adult £689 Twin Ocean View from 1st Adult 2nd Adult £1729 £869 For further details and to book just visit your local Central England Co-Operative Travel branch (see page 2 for our contact details). Terms & Conditions apply. Book by 31st October 2016. Subject to availability and may be withdrawn without notice. Prices are from and per person based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and excludes gratuities at £5pp (£4pp on cruises over 16 nights) per night. †Not included on cruises of less than 6 nights. *Technical call. Land by launch or tender. Operated by South Quay Travel & Leisure Ltd trading as Cruise & Maritime Voyages. 3068 32
3068 Central England Co-Op Magazine 267x190.qxp_Layout 1 31 08 2016 12 48 Page 1  Scenic cruises from a port near you   SA...