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STORE CONTACT DETAILS ALVASTON  1270 London Road Alvaston, Derby DE24 8QP 01332 752296  travel.alvaston centralengland.coo...
STORE CONTACT DETAILS ALVASTON 1270 London Road Alvaston Derby DE24 8QP 01332 752296 travel alvaston centralengland coop BECCLES Beales Department Store 22 Smallgate Beccles NR34 9AD 01502 713624 travel beccles centralengland coop BEDFORD Beales Department Store 5a Harpur Street Bedford MK40 1PE 01234 261999 travel bedford centralengland coop BOURNE 1 Abbey Road Bourne PE10 9EF 01778 420141 travel bourne centralengland coop DISS 10 Market Place Diss IP22 4AB 01379 640227 travel diss centralengland coop ERDINGTON Co op Superstore 80 High Street Erdington Birmingham B23 6RS 0121 373 3162 travel erdington centralengland coop GREAT BARR 608 Walsall Road Great Barr Birmingham B42 1EZ 0121 357 3500 travel greatbarr centralengland coop KINGS LYNN 17 High Street Kings Lynn PE30 1BP 01553 767052 travel kingslynn centralengland coop LOWESTOFT 132 London Road North Lowestoft NR32 1HB 01502 511411 travel lowestoft centralengland coop MARCH 34 Broad Street March PE15 8TG 01354 650945 travel march centralengland coop 2 MARKET DEEPING 7 The Precinct The Deepings Centre Market Deeping PE6 8FG 01778 341967 travel deeping centralengland coop PETERBOROUGH Beales Department Store Westgate House Park Road Peterborough PE1 2TA 01733 891720 travel peterborough centralengland coop RUSHDEN 91 High Street Rushden NN10 0NZ 01933 314713 travel rushden centralengland coop SCUNTHORPE Oldrids Department Store 28 32 Southgate Scunthorpe DN15 6SU 01724 276433 travel scunthorpe centralengland coop SPALDING Beales Department Store 7 Market Place Spalding PE11 1SL 01775 714158 travel spalding centralengland coop ST NEOTS Beales Department Store High Street St Neots PE19 1JG 01480 406600 travel stneots centralengland coop THETFORD 40 King Street Thetford IP24 2AP 01842 766484 travel thetford centralengland coop Hello In this edition of Go our complimentary travel magazine for customers of Central England Co operative Travel we are focussing on two fast growing sectors Cruising and Escorted Touring Holidays Please turn to the back of this magazine for a selection of the finest Escorted Touring Breaks Holidays on water continue to grow in popularity with River Cruising fast catching up with the more established Ocean Cruising and in this edition of GO we have chosen a selection of itineraries and ideas from several of our close tour operator partners including P O Cruises Fred Olsen Riviera Travel and Saga Our friendly and experienced colleagues based in our branches have tremendous knowledge to help you find the perfect getaway that matches both your plans and your budget and remember as a valued member you will also earn Co operative membership points with every River Cruise and Ocean Cruise booking which is just our way of saying Thank you Central England Co operative Travel is part of one of the largest independent retail Co operative s 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 I sincerely hope that you enjoy your personal copy of GO 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 and however you choose to travel All offers are subject to availability and certain terms and conditions please ask for full details Central England Co operative Travel reserves the right to withdraw any offer without notice 4 SCENIC EMERALD WATERWAYS 6 VIP AIRPORT LOUNGES 7 STAR CLIPPERS 8 9 1 Great Company 2 Great Brands Start Your Holiday in Style A Unique Style Of Cruising AVALON Setting New Standards for River Cruising ABTA Travel With Confidence 10 FRED OLSEN 12 P O CRUISES 14 APTOURING 15 SILVERSEA 16 CRUISE MARITIME VOYAGES 17 RIVIERA TRAVEL 18 CAA Paul Dale Head of Specialist Businesses Buy 2 Cruises get 1 free The Most Exotic Collection Yet Premium European River Cruising See the Difference Summer 2018 Sale On Now A Passion For Quality Pack with Peace of Mind 15 WHETSTONE Dog Gun Lane Whetstone Leicester LE8 6LJ 0116 277 8249 travel whetstone centralengland coop WISBECH Beales Department Store Church Terrace Wisbech PE13 1BJ 01945 589433 travel wisbech centralengland coop CONTENTS 4 Earn Co operative MEMBERSHIP POINTS on all bookings made with us Excludes Travel Money and Latitude Insurance For branch contact details see page 2 17 Cover image Saga Pearl II Pictured in Sognefjord Norway 3
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EUROPE S MOST LUXURIOUS RIVER CRUISES An all inclusive river cruise experience without comparison EXCLUSIVE 2018 RIVER CRUISES Award Winning River Cruises 2018 NOW ON SALE at 2017 prices Limited time only SAVE 1 500 PER COUPLE Plus FREE private doorto door chauffeur transfers 8 day Rhine Highlights River Cruise Cruise from 1 995 pp Basel to Amsterdam Departing 23 April 2018 Cruise highlight Attend a private classical music concert and tour at the Baroque Palace of Rastatt Truly All Inclusive Flights from a choice of up to 15 UK airports or a NO FLY option via Eurostar Unlimited premium branded drinks and in suite mini bar Fine dining in a choice of up to six on board venues Private invitation to Portobellos Italian ne dining with wine pairing Award winning complimentary shore excursions Once in a lifetime Enrich events and experiences A choice of luxurious suites the largest on Europe s rivers with butler service Exquisite L Occitane toiletries and luxury suite amenities Exclusive cocktail receptions in majestic locations Exclusive GPS tailor made devices for self guided touring and use of our e bikes Complimentary Wi Fi and laundry service 8 Day Jewels of the Rhine River Cruise from 1 595pp Amsterdam to Basel Departing 21st April 2018 Guaranteed Savings of 1 000 per couple Plus Enjoy 200 per cabin to Spend On board All tipping transfers and taxes For further information about this holiday and to book please contact your local branch Terms and conditions Offers are subject to availability for new bookings made between 1 March and 28 April 2017 Based on the lowest cabin category available upgrades and single supplements available upon request Price correct at time of going to print March 2017 Flights are subject to availability and may incur a supplement All drinks are included on board except for a number of rare fine and vintage wines champagnes and spirits Free private door to door chauffeur transfers only apply when booking Europe and France itineraries Mileage restrictions of 75 miles applies for door to door private transfers 2 per mile excess will be charged thereafter UK mainland only You will need to change stations in Paris Transfers between stations are not included 4 Exceptional Emerald Value It s All Included In The Price Return economy flights from London Manchester Birmingham Glasgow and available from 49 per person return All on board meals in Reflections Restaurant Complimentary wine beer and soft drinks to accompany lunch and dinner Included shore excursions Extra special EmeraldPLUS and EmeraldACTIVE experiences Complimentary Wi Fi on board All port charges airport taxes and transfer costs ABTA and ATOL protected All on board tips included For further information about this holiday and to book please contact your local branch Terms and conditions All of our holidays are subject to availability The prices shown are correct at the time of going to print March 2017 with prices and upgrades per person based on a twin share travelling during low season Supplements apply for other dates cabin grades and single travellers The 2018 cruises at 2017 prices promotion is based on the same cruise departing at a similar time year on year The 1 000 per couple saving is based on the full brochure price and the 200 on board spend is per cabin based on two people sharing The 200 on board spend will be deducted from your final bill upon departure All offers are valid until 17th May 2017 please call for full details of our exclusive 2018 Preview Brochure promotions We reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time The normal booking deposit is 750 per person at the time of booking however we are offering a low deposit for bookings made before 17th May 2017 of 250 per person with full payment required within 90 days of departure Our 2018 Preview Brochure itineraries hotels dates and inclusions are subject to change For branch contact details see page 2 5
EUROPE   S MOST LUXURIOUS RIVER CRUISES An all-inclusive river cruise experience without comparison  EXCLUSIVE 2018 RIVER ...
EUROPE S MOST LUXURIOUS RIVER CRUISES An all inclusive river cruise experience without comparison EXCLUSIVE 2018 RIVER CRUISES Award Winning River Cruises 2018 NOW ON SALE at 2017 prices Limited time only SAVE 1 500 PER COUPLE Plus FREE private doorto door chauffeur transfers 8 day Rhine Highlights River Cruise Cruise from 1 995 pp Basel to Amsterdam Departing 23 April 2018 Cruise highlight Attend a private classical music concert and tour at the Baroque Palace of Rastatt Truly All Inclusive Flights from a choice of up to 15 UK airports or a NO FLY option via Eurostar Unlimited premium branded drinks and in suite mini bar Fine dining in a choice of up to six on board venues Private invitation to Portobellos Italian ne dining with wine pairing Award winning complimentary shore excursions Once in a lifetime Enrich events and experiences A choice of luxurious suites the largest on Europe s rivers with butler service Exquisite L Occitane toiletries and luxury suite amenities Exclusive cocktail receptions in majestic locations Exclusive GPS tailor made devices for self guided touring and use of our e bikes Complimentary Wi Fi and laundry service 8 Day Jewels of the Rhine River Cruise from 1 595pp Amsterdam to Basel Departing 21st April 2018 Guaranteed Savings of 1 000 per couple Plus Enjoy 200 per cabin to Spend On board All tipping transfers and taxes For further information about this holiday and to book please contact your local branch Terms and conditions Offers are subject to availability for new bookings made between 1 March and 28 April 2017 Based on the lowest cabin category available upgrades and single supplements available upon request Price correct at time of going to print March 2017 Flights are subject to availability and may incur a supplement All drinks are included on board except for a number of rare fine and vintage wines champagnes and spirits Free private door to door chauffeur transfers only apply when booking Europe and France itineraries Mileage restrictions of 75 miles applies for door to door private transfers 2 per mile excess will be charged thereafter UK mainland only You will need to change stations in Paris Transfers between stations are not included 4 Exceptional Emerald Value It s All Included In The Price Return economy flights from London Manchester Birmingham Glasgow and available from 49 per person return All on board meals in Reflections Restaurant Complimentary wine beer and soft drinks to accompany lunch and dinner Included shore excursions Extra special EmeraldPLUS and EmeraldACTIVE experiences Complimentary Wi Fi on board All port charges airport taxes and transfer costs ABTA and ATOL protected All on board tips included For further information about this holiday and to book please contact your local branch Terms and conditions All of our holidays are subject to availability The prices shown are correct at the time of going to print March 2017 with prices and upgrades per person based on a twin share travelling during low season Supplements apply for other dates cabin grades and single travellers The 2018 cruises at 2017 prices promotion is based on the same cruise departing at a similar time year on year The 1 000 per couple saving is based on the full brochure price and the 200 on board spend is per cabin based on two people sharing The 200 on board spend will be deducted from your final bill upon departure All offers are valid until 17th May 2017 please call for full details of our exclusive 2018 Preview Brochure promotions We reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time The normal booking deposit is 750 per person at the time of booking however we are offering a low deposit for bookings made before 17th May 2017 of 250 per person with full payment required within 90 days of departure Our 2018 Preview Brochure itineraries hotels dates and inclusions are subject to change For branch contact details see page 2 5
EUROPE   S MOST LUXURIOUS RIVER CRUISES An all-inclusive river cruise experience without comparison  EXCLUSIVE 2018 RIVER ...
VIP Airport Lounge Norwich from 16 50pp Stansted from 19 99pp East Midlands from 19 99pp Birmingham from 18 99pp From as little as 13 50pp start end your holiday in style choose from over 400 VIP lounges worldwide Barcelona from 27pp Venice from 25pp Miami from 25pp STAR CLIPPERS If you are looking for an adventure on the waves which includes the atmosphere and character of traditional sailing but still with the comfort and luxury found on most modern cruises you have come to the right place Our small ship cruises will provide the opportunity to meet new people see new places and most of all create the holiday experience of a lifetime Indonesia Stay Sail Departs 28th June 2017 9 nights 7 nights aboard Star Clipper Visiting Bali Gili Kondo Komodo National Park Pink Beach Satonda Island Gili Meno Gili Trawangan Gili Nanggu Bali Price includes return flights from London 2 nights pre cruise stay at The Conrad Bali non UK transfers and port charges From 999 per person All featured prices are per adult For further information about this holiday and to book please contact your local branch 6 2 129 per person Athens Mini Taster Sailing Ask a member of the team for more details Image supplied by LoungePass From Departs 30th August 2017 5 nights 3 nights aboard Star Flyer Visiting Athens Mykonos Hydra Athens Price includes return flights from London 2 nights post cruise stay at the St George Lycabettus non UK transfers and port charges for your peace of mind 094 4 ABTA No V3510 TALL SHIP CRUISES THAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF Asia Caribbean Cuba Mediterranean Ocean Crossings Panama Canal For branch contact details see page 2 7
VIP Airport Lounge Norwich from   16.50pp Stansted from   19.99pp East Midlands from   19.99pp Birmingham from   18.99pp F...
VIP Airport Lounge Norwich from 16 50pp Stansted from 19 99pp East Midlands from 19 99pp Birmingham from 18 99pp From as little as 13 50pp start end your holiday in style choose from over 400 VIP lounges worldwide Barcelona from 27pp Venice from 25pp Miami from 25pp STAR CLIPPERS If you are looking for an adventure on the waves which includes the atmosphere and character of traditional sailing but still with the comfort and luxury found on most modern cruises you have come to the right place Our small ship cruises will provide the opportunity to meet new people see new places and most of all create the holiday experience of a lifetime Indonesia Stay Sail Departs 28th June 2017 9 nights 7 nights aboard Star Clipper Visiting Bali Gili Kondo Komodo National Park Pink Beach Satonda Island Gili Meno Gili Trawangan Gili Nanggu Bali Price includes return flights from London 2 nights pre cruise stay at The Conrad Bali non UK transfers and port charges From 999 per person All featured prices are per adult For further information about this holiday and to book please contact your local branch 6 2 129 per person Athens Mini Taster Sailing Ask a member of the team for more details Image supplied by LoungePass From Departs 30th August 2017 5 nights 3 nights aboard Star Flyer Visiting Athens Mykonos Hydra Athens Price includes return flights from London 2 nights post cruise stay at the St George Lycabettus non UK transfers and port charges for your peace of mind 094 4 ABTA No V3510 TALL SHIP CRUISES THAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF Asia Caribbean Cuba Mediterranean Ocean Crossings Panama Canal For branch contact details see page 2 7
VIP Airport Lounge Norwich from   16.50pp Stansted from   19.99pp East Midlands from   19.99pp Birmingham from   18.99pp F...
O W N 18 E 20 SA L N O S 17 SE 20 UI CR R VE RI AWARD WINNING VIP PRIVATE HOME PICK UP SERVICE INCLUDED ABTA Helping you to travel with confidence For most of us holidays are the high point of the year a chance to relax enjoy new experiences and spend time with loved ones However holidays probably also represent the biggest single expense you will make in the year Unfortunately with big sums at stake the industry can often be targeted by fraudsters and sometimes standards are not as high as they should be So ensuring that your holiday goes smoothly and that your investment is not wasted is incredibly important That s where ABTA and our Members come in ABTA is the UK s largest travel association representing travel agents and tour operators that together sell 33 billion of holidays and other travel arrangements each year We ve been a trusted travel brand for more than 65 years offering advice guidance and protection to the travelling public as well as leading the travel industry in supporting high service standards working with our Members on health and safety and promoting responsible tourism at home and abroad THE LARGEST SUITES ON EUROPE S RIVERS WITH RIVER FACING BEDS RETURN FLIGHTS FROM UP TO 27 REGIONAL UK AIRPORTS PLUS OVERSEAS TRANSFERS INCLUDED WALL TO WALL PANORAMIC WINDOWS SIGHTSEEING TOURS IN EVERY PORT OF CALL INCLUDED AWARD WINNING VIP PRIVATE HOME PICK UP SERVICE WITHIN 100 MILES PERSONAL ON BOARD SERVICE WITH 1 STAFF MEMBER TO EVERY 3 PASSENGERS How we protect you All package and Flight Plus holidays that our Members sell are protected financially in the event of a company failure This means that if your travel company were to go out of business you d be able to continue your holiday as planned or get your money back How we support you Our Members provide millions of fantastic holidays every year but sometimes things don t go to plan Any issue that you can t resolve with an ABTA Member we re here to help If needed you ll also have access to our fast cost effective and independent complaints resolution service So for peace of mind when booking travel always look for the ABTA logo Also when you re booking your holiday you can relax knowing that our Members abide by our strict Code of Conduct which governs areas such as accurate advertising fair terms of trading changes to bookings and managing customer complaints The expertise we offer you ABTA provides expert help and advice for our Members and their customers We work with the Foreign Office and with destinations overseas so that whatever is happening around the world we can provide around the clock expert travel advice FULL BOARD LA CARTE DINING ON BOARD DRINKS WITH MEALS We are also here to help you understand your rights for example if your flight is cancelled or delayed or if government travel restrictions are announced which affect your holiday plans Mark Tanzer CHIEF EXECUTIVE ABTA Abta com The ABTA website is a mine of information giving advice on all aspects of travelling solo holidays pet trips passports and visas tips for women adventure trips local customs essential health and safety tips to name just a few This advice has been put together by the leading experts in the industry If you need to know anything about travel chances are it ll be on abta com ON BOARD GRATUITIES FOR SPACIOUS BATHROOMS WITH BATHROBES CRUISE DIRECTOR AND CREW INCLUDED FREE L OCCITANE TOILETRIES Visit us at abta com 8 For branch contact details see page 2 9
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O W N 18 E 20 SA L N O S 17 SE 20 UI CR R VE RI AWARD WINNING VIP PRIVATE HOME PICK UP SERVICE INCLUDED ABTA Helping you to travel with confidence For most of us holidays are the high point of the year a chance to relax enjoy new experiences and spend time with loved ones However holidays probably also represent the biggest single expense you will make in the year Unfortunately with big sums at stake the industry can often be targeted by fraudsters and sometimes standards are not as high as they should be So ensuring that your holiday goes smoothly and that your investment is not wasted is incredibly important That s where ABTA and our Members come in ABTA is the UK s largest travel association representing travel agents and tour operators that together sell 33 billion of holidays and other travel arrangements each year We ve been a trusted travel brand for more than 65 years offering advice guidance and protection to the travelling public as well as leading the travel industry in supporting high service standards working with our Members on health and safety and promoting responsible tourism at home and abroad THE LARGEST SUITES ON EUROPE S RIVERS WITH RIVER FACING BEDS RETURN FLIGHTS FROM UP TO 27 REGIONAL UK AIRPORTS PLUS OVERSEAS TRANSFERS INCLUDED WALL TO WALL PANORAMIC WINDOWS SIGHTSEEING TOURS IN EVERY PORT OF CALL INCLUDED AWARD WINNING VIP PRIVATE HOME PICK UP SERVICE WITHIN 100 MILES PERSONAL ON BOARD SERVICE WITH 1 STAFF MEMBER TO EVERY 3 PASSENGERS How we protect you All package and Flight Plus holidays that our Members sell are protected financially in the event of a company failure This means that if your travel company were to go out of business you d be able to continue your holiday as planned or get your money back How we support you Our Members provide millions of fantastic holidays every year but sometimes things don t go to plan Any issue that you can t resolve with an ABTA Member we re here to help If needed you ll also have access to our fast cost effective and independent complaints resolution service So for peace of mind when booking travel always look for the ABTA logo Also when you re booking your holiday you can relax knowing that our Members abide by our strict Code of Conduct which governs areas such as accurate advertising fair terms of trading changes to bookings and managing customer complaints The expertise we offer you ABTA provides expert help and advice for our Members and their customers We work with the Foreign Office and with destinations overseas so that whatever is happening around the world we can provide around the clock expert travel advice FULL BOARD LA CARTE DINING ON BOARD DRINKS WITH MEALS We are also here to help you understand your rights for example if your flight is cancelled or delayed or if government travel restrictions are announced which affect your holiday plans Mark Tanzer CHIEF EXECUTIVE ABTA Abta com The ABTA website is a mine of information giving advice on all aspects of travelling solo holidays pet trips passports and visas tips for women adventure trips local customs essential health and safety tips to name just a few This advice has been put together by the leading experts in the industry If you need to know anything about travel chances are it ll be on abta com ON BOARD GRATUITIES FOR SPACIOUS BATHROOMS WITH BATHROBES CRUISE DIRECTOR AND CREW INCLUDED FREE L OCCITANE TOILETRIES Visit us at abta com 8 For branch contact details see page 2 9
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Launch offers On all new bookings made from the 7th March Fred Olsen are offering the following added value benefits on 2018 and 2019 product featured Your tips covered on all 2018 19 sailings Fred Olsen s new Worldwide Cruises 2018 19 and Fly Cruises 2018 19 available to order today from TradeGate co uk On sale dates Oceans Gold Tuesday 7th March Oceans Silver Wednesday 8th March General release Thursday 9th March or Three cruises for the price of two Fred Olsen s 2018 2019 cruises are on sale now contact your local branch for more information Trade Support 01473 746 164 cruise sales fredolsen co uk Reservations 01473 742 424 www fredolsencruises com TravelAgentCentre Book any cruise a 2017 cruise a 2018 19 cruise the lowest priced sailing free Fred Olsen Fly Cruises Fred Olsen Cruises 2017 19 2018 19 WORLDWIDE WORLDWIDE These Terms and Conditions are in addition to Fred Olsen s standard Terms and Conditions which are available on our website fredolsencruises com and on request Information show at time of going to press February 2017 All offers are subject to availability may be withdrawn or amended at any time and cannot be applied retrospectively Tips Covered and Three fo are applicable on new bookings made between 7 03 17 and 03 05 17 inclusive Offers exclude charters exclusive sailings and Tour Operator Holidays Offers are not combinable with ea with any other offer including but not limited to On Board Spend offer on W1801 W1825 L1803 L1902 Tips Covered Offer Free tips are non refundable non transferable and cannot b for cash Offer is applicable on new bookings on 2018 19 departures only Three for Two Offer Applies to new bookings only All three holidays must be booked in one transaction with th name one holiday booking must be for a 2018 or 2019 departure one holiday booking must be for a 2017 departure the third holiday booking can be for any departure currently on sa of the lowest priced cruise will be divided into three with one third of this value deducted from each of the three bookings Free cruise value will be calculated after any applicable deal o has been applied Free cruise value excludes any extras added to the booking The standard deposit or full payment will be due at time of booking for each cruise as dictated by the dep duration or fare type If lead guest name is changed this must apply to all three bookings and is subject to the standard Administration Fees Offer applies to basic cruise fare only and flights where applicable Should the cost of any of the bookings made under this promotion change due to an amendment request from the guest FOCL reserves the right to amend the free cruise accordingly Should any of the cruise bookings made under this promotion be cancelled or transferred by the guest this offer and discounts will be withdrawn and the remaining cruise bookings will be re priced at the fares applicable at the time of booking FOCL reserves the right to withdraw cruises from the promotion or make amendments at any time without prior notice Standard cancellation charges apply to all three cruises based on the fare type that is booked for the relevant cruise E OE Terms and conditions apply contact your local branch of Central England Co operative Travel for details FOC368402_2018 19_6pp_Launch_Flyer_Trade_FV indd 1 3 10 For branch contact details see page 2 11
Launch offers On all new bookings made from the 7th March, Fred. Olsen are offering the following added value benefits on ...
Launch offers On all new bookings made from the 7th March Fred Olsen are offering the following added value benefits on 2018 and 2019 product featured Your tips covered on all 2018 19 sailings Fred Olsen s new Worldwide Cruises 2018 19 and Fly Cruises 2018 19 available to order today from TradeGate co uk On sale dates Oceans Gold Tuesday 7th March Oceans Silver Wednesday 8th March General release Thursday 9th March or Three cruises for the price of two Fred Olsen s 2018 2019 cruises are on sale now contact your local branch for more information Trade Support 01473 746 164 cruise sales fredolsen co uk Reservations 01473 742 424 www fredolsencruises com TravelAgentCentre Book any cruise a 2017 cruise a 2018 19 cruise the lowest priced sailing free Fred Olsen Fly Cruises Fred Olsen Cruises 2017 19 2018 19 WORLDWIDE WORLDWIDE These Terms and Conditions are in addition to Fred Olsen s standard Terms and Conditions which are available on our website fredolsencruises com and on request Information show at time of going to press February 2017 All offers are subject to availability may be withdrawn or amended at any time and cannot be applied retrospectively Tips Covered and Three fo are applicable on new bookings made between 7 03 17 and 03 05 17 inclusive Offers exclude charters exclusive sailings and Tour Operator Holidays Offers are not combinable with ea with any other offer including but not limited to On Board Spend offer on W1801 W1825 L1803 L1902 Tips Covered Offer Free tips are non refundable non transferable and cannot b for cash Offer is applicable on new bookings on 2018 19 departures only Three for Two Offer Applies to new bookings only All three holidays must be booked in one transaction with th name one holiday booking must be for a 2018 or 2019 departure one holiday booking must be for a 2017 departure the third holiday booking can be for any departure currently on sa of the lowest priced cruise will be divided into three with one third of this value deducted from each of the three bookings Free cruise value will be calculated after any applicable deal o has been applied Free cruise value excludes any extras added to the booking The standard deposit or full payment will be due at time of booking for each cruise as dictated by the dep duration or fare type If lead guest name is changed this must apply to all three bookings and is subject to the standard Administration Fees Offer applies to basic cruise fare only and flights where applicable Should the cost of any of the bookings made under this promotion change due to an amendment request from the guest FOCL reserves the right to amend the free cruise accordingly Should any of the cruise bookings made under this promotion be cancelled or transferred by the guest this offer and discounts will be withdrawn and the remaining cruise bookings will be re priced at the fares applicable at the time of booking FOCL reserves the right to withdraw cruises from the promotion or make amendments at any time without prior notice Standard cancellation charges apply to all three cruises based on the fare type that is booked for the relevant cruise E OE Terms and conditions apply contact your local branch of Central England Co operative Travel for details FOC368402_2018 19_6pp_Launch_Flyer_Trade_FV indd 1 3 10 For branch contact details see page 2 11
Launch offers On all new bookings made from the 7th March, Fred. Olsen are offering the following added value benefits on ...
Welcome to Britain s favourite cruise line Join us to find out why At P O Cruises we d like to treat you to a taste of the good life or rather the great life Your This is the life moments lie in wait around every corner and in every port as you step aboard for the very first time to the sight of your ship s glamorous atrium as you pull back your cabin s curtains to reveal a new destination and as you savour a delicious meal to sea views Join us and you can expect a fabulous blend of discovery relaxation and great service Much loved traditions include glittering Black Tie nights and a tempting daily afternoon tea whilst options for your entertainment never stand still to bring you the very best of contemporary culture All of this and more makes us Britain s favourite cruise line You re in safe hands Tailored to today s British tastes In 2017 we celebrate 180 years of P O history which means we know our stuff Sail with us and you can expect amazing destinations friendly service and the warmest welcome at sea On board you ll find we ve been inspired by the very best of the contemporary food and entertainment scene While little touches such as tea and coffee making facilities in your cabin and prices in sterling add extra peace of mind We ve a holiday and ship for everyone Sailing to over 250 destinations around the globe our fleet of eight ships bring you travel at its most effortless From indulgent holidays just for adults to family friendly adventures we ve a ship for every occasion and lifestyle TRAVEL AWARDS 2017 CONSUMER AWARDS WINNER Customers rate P O Cruises 124 pandocruises pandocruises pandocruises Powered by For branch contact details page Rating as ofsee January 2017 2 13 visit pocruises com call 0843 374 0111 contact your travel agent book on board Calls cost 3p per minute plus your telephone company s network access charge 5
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Welcome to Britain s favourite cruise line Join us to find out why At P O Cruises we d like to treat you to a taste of the good life or rather the great life Your This is the life moments lie in wait around every corner and in every port as you step aboard for the very first time to the sight of your ship s glamorous atrium as you pull back your cabin s curtains to reveal a new destination and as you savour a delicious meal to sea views Join us and you can expect a fabulous blend of discovery relaxation and great service Much loved traditions include glittering Black Tie nights and a tempting daily afternoon tea whilst options for your entertainment never stand still to bring you the very best of contemporary culture All of this and more makes us Britain s favourite cruise line You re in safe hands Tailored to today s British tastes In 2017 we celebrate 180 years of P O history which means we know our stuff Sail with us and you can expect amazing destinations friendly service and the warmest welcome at sea On board you ll find we ve been inspired by the very best of the contemporary food and entertainment scene While little touches such as tea and coffee making facilities in your cabin and prices in sterling add extra peace of mind We ve a holiday and ship for everyone Sailing to over 250 destinations around the globe our fleet of eight ships bring you travel at its most effortless From indulgent holidays just for adults to family friendly adventures we ve a ship for every occasion and lifestyle TRAVEL AWARDS 2017 CONSUMER AWARDS WINNER Customers rate P O Cruises 124 pandocruises pandocruises pandocruises Powered by For branch contact details page Rating as ofsee January 2017 2 13 visit pocruises com call 0843 374 0111 contact your travel agent book on board Calls cost 3p per minute plus your telephone company s network access charge 5
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Senior Professional Championship THE SILVERSEA DIFFERENCE 2018 PREMIUM EUROPEAN RIVER CRUISING Everything included for the perfect holiday STYLISH ACCOMMODATION DELECTABLE DINING DELIGHTFUL DANUBE DRINKS WITH LUNCH DINNER EVERYTHING TAKEN CARE OF SAVE 1 600 UP TO 09 Dec 2017 7 days Silver Wind Piraeus Athens Monemvasia Corfu Kotor Hvar Koper Venice Bridgetown Bequia St George s Kralendijk Oranjestad Willemstad Day at sea Bridgetown VISTA SUITE FROM 3 250pp VISTA SUITE FROM 1 950pp VERANDA SUITE FROM 3 550pp VERANDA SUITE FROM 2 550pp SILVERSEA S ALL INCLUSIVE LIFESTYLE Offering superior comfort at a price that represents outstanding value our Premium river cruises provide you with the perfect balance of inclusions and leisure time Enjoy premium onboard accommodation quality meals and included sightseeing all delivered with wonderful service INSIDER EXPERIENCES 21 Sep 2017 7 days Silver Spirit Spacious suites over 85 with private verandas Butler service in every suite One hour free WiFi per day for all guests Unlimited free WiFi for guests sailing in select suite categories Personalised service nearly one crew member for every guest Multiple restaurants diverse cuisine open seating dining Beverages in suite and throughout the ship including champagne select wines and spirits 24 hour dining service Onboard entertainment and enrichment lecturers Complimentary transportation into town in most ports Onboard gratuities PER COUPLE 9 day Premium river cruise Nuremburg to Budapest Cruise along the Danube through Hungary Austria and Germany enjoy a festive night of Bavarian food music and folk dancing in Regensburg and sample local delicacies on a visit to the famous Naschmarkt in Vienna 9 days from only 1 195 per person Departures from April to November 2018 TO BOOK CONTACT YOUR CENTRAL ENGLAND CO OPERATIVE TRAVEL BRANCH Prices are per person twin share and include saving where applicable Valid on new bookings made by 29 April 2017 Subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time Solo supplements apply A non refundable deposit of up to 500 per person is due within 7 days of booking full payment due 100 days prior to departure Price based on travel in Cat E on 4 Nov 2018 Prices correct as at 17 Mar 2017 Premium cruises are operated by Travelmarvel part of the APT Travel Group UK0939 2014 WINNER BEST RIVER CRUISE 14 Please contact your local branch for further information about these voyages ABTA No V9080 For branch contact details see page 2 15
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Summer 2018 Cruises on sale now From Britain s leading independent cruise line BUY ONE THE UK S NUMBER 1 CHOICE FOR ESCORTED TOURS RIVER CRUISES Riviera Travel have been crafting ve star River Cruises European and Worldwide Escorted Tours and Short Breaks for over 30 years We o er perfectly balanced combinations of the must see classic sights and delightful hidden gems uncovered through our extensive research Our destinations include Short Breaks to Paris Bruges Rome Venice and Iceland Luxury River Cruises on the Rhine Danube Moselle Main Rh ne Seine or Douro European and Worldwide fully escorted tours to fascinating destinations including Spain Lake Como Pompeii Dubrovnik Sicily India South Africa Vietnam Cambodia Japan China plus many more GET ONE FREE Book by 31st May 2017 WHAT S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE Flights from a selection of regional airports Taxes transfers and hold luggage Carefully designed itineraries with many excursions included Exceptional cuisine with full board throughout on all of our River Cruises Early Booking O ers Predominantly ve star River Cruise ships Outstanding value for money Award winning service A real passion for places and people Escorted by one of our friendly and experienced Tour Managers BOOK AT YOUR LOCAL BRANCH OF CENTRAL ENGLAND CO OPERATIVE TRAVEL Buy One Get One Free on all summer cruises Amazing Half Price deals for single travellers Additional savings and Free Places for groups No y cruises from a choice of nine UK ports 6 night European Cities cruise from 379pp For further information about this holiday and to book please contact your local branch Terms Conditions apply 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 Operated by South Quay Travel Leisure Ltd trading as Cruise Maritime Voyages 3382 16 Riviera Travel booking terms and conditions apply For branch contact details see page 2 17
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Summer 2018 Cruises on sale now From Britain s leading independent cruise line BUY ONE THE UK S NUMBER 1 CHOICE FOR ESCORTED TOURS RIVER CRUISES Riviera Travel have been crafting ve star River Cruises European and Worldwide Escorted Tours and Short Breaks for over 30 years We o er perfectly balanced combinations of the must see classic sights and delightful hidden gems uncovered through our extensive research Our destinations include Short Breaks to Paris Bruges Rome Venice and Iceland Luxury River Cruises on the Rhine Danube Moselle Main Rh ne Seine or Douro European and Worldwide fully escorted tours to fascinating destinations including Spain Lake Como Pompeii Dubrovnik Sicily India South Africa Vietnam Cambodia Japan China plus many more GET ONE FREE Book by 31st May 2017 WHAT S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE Flights from a selection of regional airports Taxes transfers and hold luggage Carefully designed itineraries with many excursions included Exceptional cuisine with full board throughout on all of our River Cruises Early Booking O ers Predominantly ve star River Cruise ships Outstanding value for money Award winning service A real passion for places and people Escorted by one of our friendly and experienced Tour Managers BOOK AT YOUR LOCAL BRANCH OF CENTRAL ENGLAND CO OPERATIVE TRAVEL Buy One Get One Free on all summer cruises Amazing Half Price deals for single travellers Additional savings and Free Places for groups No y cruises from a choice of nine UK ports 6 night European Cities cruise from 379pp For further information about this holiday and to book please contact your local branch Terms Conditions apply 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 Operated by South Quay Travel Leisure Ltd trading as Cruise Maritime Voyages 3382 16 Riviera Travel booking terms and conditions apply For branch contact details see page 2 17
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Hello CONTENTS In this edition of GO our complimentary travel magazine for customers of Central England Co operative Travel we are focussing on two fast growing sectors Escorted Touring Holidays and Cruising Please turn to the back of this magazine to read about our special selection of the finest River Ocean Cruises Travellers are now seeking so much more from their holidays which probably explains the continued growth in popularity of Escorted Touring Holidays Sit back and let an experienced tour guide tell you about the wonderful history and landmarks of your chosen destination We are proud to work closely with many leaders in Escorted Touring Holidays including Titan Newmarket Holidays Trafalgar and Cosmos Tours Escorted tours can be both Coach and Rail and we have these comprehensively covered in this edition of GO magazine Our friendly and experienced colleagues based in our branches have tremendous knowledge to help you find the perfect getaway that matches both your plans and your budget and remember as valued member you will also earn Co operative membership points with every Escorted Touring booking which is just our way of saying Thank you Central England Co operative Travel is part of one of the largest independent retail co operative s 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 I sincerely hope that you enjoy your personal copy of GO 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 and however you choose to travel 22 GREAT RAIL JOURNEYS 24 BACK ROADS TOURING 25 SAGA 26 FREE MONEY CARD 27 NEWMARKET HOLIDAYS 28 JUST YOU TRAVELSPHERE 30 INSIGHT VACATIONS 32 TRAFALGAR 33 COSMOS TOURS 14 TITAN Amazing Tours by Rail Discover the Road Less Travelled Ancient Cities Historic Pousadas Travel with Confidence Elvis Tigers The Rockies Single Travel Great Value Tours Holidays Re imagined 5 Off Worldwide Tours Great Value Tours Cruises Summer 2018 Sale On Now 32 Paul Dale Head of Specialist Businesses 30 Earn Co operative MEMBERSHIP POINTS on all bookings made with us 20 Excludes Travel Money and Latitude Insurance For branch contact details see page 2 21
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Hello CONTENTS In this edition of GO our complimentary travel magazine for customers of Central England Co operative Travel we are focussing on two fast growing sectors Escorted Touring Holidays and Cruising Please turn to the back of this magazine to read about our special selection of the finest River Ocean Cruises Travellers are now seeking so much more from their holidays which probably explains the continued growth in popularity of Escorted Touring Holidays Sit back and let an experienced tour guide tell you about the wonderful history and landmarks of your chosen destination We are proud to work closely with many leaders in Escorted Touring Holidays including Titan Newmarket Holidays Trafalgar and Cosmos Tours Escorted tours can be both Coach and Rail and we have these comprehensively covered in this edition of GO magazine Our friendly and experienced colleagues based in our branches have tremendous knowledge to help you find the perfect getaway that matches both your plans and your budget and remember as valued member you will also earn Co operative membership points with every Escorted Touring booking which is just our way of saying Thank you Central England Co operative Travel is part of one of the largest independent retail co operative s 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 I sincerely hope that you enjoy your personal copy of GO 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 and however you choose to travel 22 GREAT RAIL JOURNEYS 24 BACK ROADS TOURING 25 SAGA 26 FREE MONEY CARD 27 NEWMARKET HOLIDAYS 28 JUST YOU TRAVELSPHERE 30 INSIGHT VACATIONS 32 TRAFALGAR 33 COSMOS TOURS 14 TITAN Amazing Tours by Rail Discover the Road Less Travelled Ancient Cities Historic Pousadas Travel with Confidence Elvis Tigers The Rockies Single Travel Great Value Tours Holidays Re imagined 5 Off Worldwide Tours Great Value Tours Cruises Summer 2018 Sale On Now 32 Paul Dale Head of Specialist Businesses 30 Earn Co operative MEMBERSHIP POINTS on all bookings made with us 20 Excludes Travel Money and Latitude Insurance For branch contact details see page 2 21
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Small Group Escorted Holidays Journey the Swiss Alps Zurich Stein Am Rhein Konstanz Arbon Island Of Reichenau Lindau Liechtenstein Chur Lucerne Weggis Mount Rigi Brienz Wengen Jungfraujoch Bern Solothurn Eggiwil Rhine Falls Fly Direct from either Manchester or London 10 nights 18th September 2017 alternative departure dates available on request Including POSTCARDS FROM PORTUGAL 10 NIGHTS Ancient cities and historic pousadas discover the charms of Portugal Return flights Private overseas transfers 10 nights accommodation Back Roads tour leader Luxury mini coach transportation European breakfast daily during tour 4 x evening meals Wine tasting Boat cruise to Lindau and Weggis Chocolatier in Lucerne Cog railway to Mount Rigi Train to Jungfraujoch Rhine Fallsboat trip Included Entrances Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen St Beatus Caves and Alphorn factory Full operator terms and conditions apply Prices from 3 199pp 1149 FROM Including optional travel insur ance provided by Cigna Insurance Services Europe Limited or a reduction of 42 if not requi red DEPARTING OCTOBER 31 201 7 NOW INCLUDES VIP TRA VEL 20 meals 10 breakfasts and 10 dinners 9 excursions and visits including a Viseu city tour and wine estate tour and tasting Return flights and transfer s Saga tour manager Welcome drink reception Por terage at all pousadas If you re going to do it do it properly FOR FURTHER INFORMATIO N ABOUT THIS HOLIDAY PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL BRANCH Price per person based on two people sharing on Oct 31 2017 departure with the scheduled services of TAP Portugal from Gatwick to Porto Book by Apr 21 2017 SAVE 50 on Sep 26 and Oct 10 2017 departures Other departures available between May 2017 Apr 2018 Holiday code CT313 A reduction of 42 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation right please call for details Saga s holidays and cruises are exclusively for the over 50s but a travelling companion can be 40 Saga Holidays is a trading name of ST H Ltd registration no 2174052 which is a subsidiary of ST H Group Ltd registration no 0720588 Both companies are registered in England and Wales Registered Office Enbrook Park Sandgate Folkestone Kent CT20 3SE With respect to general insurance products sold in the UK ST H Ltd is an appointed representative of Saga Services Limited registered in England and Wales company no 732602 which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority For information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate visit www atol org uk ATOLCertificate NHA GH6703 Published March 2017 The Experts in Small Group Touring 24 For branch contact details see page 2 25
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Small Group Escorted Holidays Journey the Swiss Alps Zurich Stein Am Rhein Konstanz Arbon Island Of Reichenau Lindau Liechtenstein Chur Lucerne Weggis Mount Rigi Brienz Wengen Jungfraujoch Bern Solothurn Eggiwil Rhine Falls Fly Direct from either Manchester or London 10 nights 18th September 2017 alternative departure dates available on request Including POSTCARDS FROM PORTUGAL 10 NIGHTS Ancient cities and historic pousadas discover the charms of Portugal Return flights Private overseas transfers 10 nights accommodation Back Roads tour leader Luxury mini coach transportation European breakfast daily during tour 4 x evening meals Wine tasting Boat cruise to Lindau and Weggis Chocolatier in Lucerne Cog railway to Mount Rigi Train to Jungfraujoch Rhine Fallsboat trip Included Entrances Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen St Beatus Caves and Alphorn factory Full operator terms and conditions apply Prices from 3 199pp 1149 FROM Including optional travel insur ance provided by Cigna Insurance Services Europe Limited or a reduction of 42 if not requi red DEPARTING OCTOBER 31 201 7 NOW INCLUDES VIP TRA VEL 20 meals 10 breakfasts and 10 dinners 9 excursions and visits including a Viseu city tour and wine estate tour and tasting Return flights and transfer s Saga tour manager Welcome drink reception Por terage at all pousadas If you re going to do it do it properly FOR FURTHER INFORMATIO N ABOUT THIS HOLIDAY PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL BRANCH Price per person based on two people sharing on Oct 31 2017 departure with the scheduled services of TAP Portugal from Gatwick to Porto Book by Apr 21 2017 SAVE 50 on Sep 26 and Oct 10 2017 departures Other departures available between May 2017 Apr 2018 Holiday code CT313 A reduction of 42 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation right please call for details Saga s holidays and cruises are exclusively for the over 50s but a travelling companion can be 40 Saga Holidays is a trading name of ST H Ltd registration no 2174052 which is a subsidiary of ST H Group Ltd registration no 0720588 Both companies are registered in England and Wales Registered Office Enbrook Park Sandgate Folkestone Kent CT20 3SE With respect to general insurance products sold in the UK ST H Ltd is an appointed representative of Saga Services Limited registered in England and Wales company no 732602 which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority For information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate visit www atol org uk ATOLCertificate NHA GH6703 Published March 2017 The Experts in Small Group Touring 24 For branch contact details see page 2 25
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Award winning Holidays at Great Prices Thank You For voting Newmarket Holidays Flying direct from London Elvis Presley s Memphis New Orleans Nashville India Tigers the Taj Mahal Canada The Rockies to Niagara Falls Flying from London Heathrow 9 days from 1 349 Available May 2017 Nov 2018 Flying from London Heathrow 10 days from 1 099 Available May 2017 Nov 2018 Flying from London Gatwick 14 days from 2 129 Available May Jun Sept Oct 2017 May Jun Sept Oct 2018 For further information about these holidays and to book please contact your local Central England Co operative Travel branch 26 For branch contact details see page 2 27
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Award winning Holidays at Great Prices Thank You For voting Newmarket Holidays Flying direct from London Elvis Presley s Memphis New Orleans Nashville India Tigers the Taj Mahal Canada The Rockies to Niagara Falls Flying from London Heathrow 9 days from 1 349 Available May 2017 Nov 2018 Flying from London Heathrow 10 days from 1 099 Available May 2017 Nov 2018 Flying from London Gatwick 14 days from 2 129 Available May Jun Sept Oct 2017 May Jun Sept Oct 2018 For further information about these holidays and to book please contact your local Central England Co operative Travel branch 26 For branch contact details see page 2 27
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WE RE THE SINGLE TRAVELLER SPECIALIST AWARD WINNING ESCORTED TOURS Great value Escorted Holidays MULTI AWARD WINNER All flights accommodation many meals and excursions included Over 150 Europe Worldwide escorted holidays from 379 Experienced Tour Managers HOLIDAYS WITH NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT SINGLE TRAVEL MADE EASY ANDALUCIA S GOLDEN TRIANGLE Day 1 UK Pisa Day 2 Pisa Vinci Day 3 Siena Tuscan Hilltop Villages Day 4 Chianti Day 5 San Gimignano Monteriggioni Day 6 Volterra Day 7 Florence Day 8 Pisa UK PRAGUE VIENNA BUDAPEST YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES Return flights from Gatwick with British Airways 7 nights half board in a 3 star hotel with 13 meals Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guide Overseas transfers and other transportation 8 days from 1259 Fly local from Stansted If you ve not travelled solo before it can be a daunting thought but with more and more people deciding to go it alone for whatever reason there s really nothing to worry about In fact once you ve taken the plunge we think you ll find it to be a liberating experience and one that you ll want to repeat NEW YORK CITY 5 days from 1549 Fly local Birmingham from 1698 and many many more 10YEARS OVER Fly local East Midlands from 818 Departures Mar Nov 2017 8 days from 1299 Fly local Birmingham from 1468 Award winning escorted holidays from 299 A room of your own with no single supplement Flights accommodation many meals excursions included Experienced Tour Managers To see our full range of over 130 holidays visit your local CO OP travel agent Treasures of Tuscany 8 days from 719 OF ESCORTING SINGLE TRAVELLERS INCLUDED HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS Leaning Tower of Pisa and Leonardo Da Vinci museum Visit Greve in Chianti and enjoy a wine tasting Volterra Etruscan museum and alabaster carving Optional excursions Explore Art City Florence The medieval towns of Montalcino Siena and Bagno Vignoni San Gimignano Monteriggioni and Abbey of Badia a Isola Grand Baltic Explorer 11 days from 1459 Fly local Birmingham from 1528 or Norwich from 1548 Epic Peru 15 days from 2749 Fly local Birmingham from 2878 or Norwich from 2908 To see our full range of over 150 holidays visit your local CO OP travel agent Just You and Travelsphere are part of G Touring Limited For further information please see the Just You privacy policy at justyou co uk 28 17_2538_Coop DPS Ad indd 1 For branch contact details see page 2 29 17 03 2017 12 11
WE   RE THE SINGLE TRAVELLER SPECIALIST  AWARD-WINNING ESCORTED TOURS  Great-value Escorted Holidays  MULTI AWARD WINNER  ...
WE RE THE SINGLE TRAVELLER SPECIALIST AWARD WINNING ESCORTED TOURS Great value Escorted Holidays MULTI AWARD WINNER All flights accommodation many meals and excursions included Over 150 Europe Worldwide escorted holidays from 379 Experienced Tour Managers HOLIDAYS WITH NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT SINGLE TRAVEL MADE EASY ANDALUCIA S GOLDEN TRIANGLE Day 1 UK Pisa Day 2 Pisa Vinci Day 3 Siena Tuscan Hilltop Villages Day 4 Chianti Day 5 San Gimignano Monteriggioni Day 6 Volterra Day 7 Florence Day 8 Pisa UK PRAGUE VIENNA BUDAPEST YOUR HOLIDAY INCLUDES Return flights from Gatwick with British Airways 7 nights half board in a 3 star hotel with 13 meals Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guide Overseas transfers and other transportation 8 days from 1259 Fly local from Stansted If you ve not travelled solo before it can be a daunting thought but with more and more people deciding to go it alone for whatever reason there s really nothing to worry about In fact once you ve taken the plunge we think you ll find it to be a liberating experience and one that you ll want to repeat NEW YORK CITY 5 days from 1549 Fly local Birmingham from 1698 and many many more 10YEARS OVER Fly local East Midlands from 818 Departures Mar Nov 2017 8 days from 1299 Fly local Birmingham from 1468 Award winning escorted holidays from 299 A room of your own with no single supplement Flights accommodation many meals excursions included Experienced Tour Managers To see our full range of over 130 holidays visit your local CO OP travel agent Treasures of Tuscany 8 days from 719 OF ESCORTING SINGLE TRAVELLERS INCLUDED HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS Leaning Tower of Pisa and Leonardo Da Vinci museum Visit Greve in Chianti and enjoy a wine tasting Volterra Etruscan museum and alabaster carving Optional excursions Explore Art City Florence The medieval towns of Montalcino Siena and Bagno Vignoni San Gimignano Monteriggioni and Abbey of Badia a Isola Grand Baltic Explorer 11 days from 1459 Fly local Birmingham from 1528 or Norwich from 1548 Epic Peru 15 days from 2749 Fly local Birmingham from 2878 or Norwich from 2908 To see our full range of over 150 holidays visit your local CO OP travel agent Just You and Travelsphere are part of G Touring Limited For further information please see the Just You privacy policy at justyou co uk 28 17_2538_Coop DPS Ad indd 1 For branch contact details see page 2 29 17 03 2017 12 11
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Did you know Cosmos sells Tours Cruises and Beach Holidays We have a range of products to suit all tastes and requirements at amazing value All of our holidays include a VIP Private home pick up service flights and transfers as standard DUBAI BEACH STAY DISCOVER ANDALUC A 4 nights B B 02 May 2017 Ronda Seville Cordoba Granada 799pp 7 day tour 26 Sep 2017 FROM 4 Best Western Premier Hotel Deira FROM THE ART OF JAPANESE TEA 729pp 5 OFF ALL 230 TRIPS WORLDWIDE Book by 28th April 2017 Be enchanted by ancient traditions on our authentic lifestyle experiences MINI CRUISE ROMANCE ON THE RHINE Go guided with Trafalgar simply the best way to explore the world 5 day cruise 17 Nov 2017 FROM Cologne Mannaheim Strasbourg Mainz Includes All Inclusive drinks 649pp THE COSMOS DIFFERENCE WE VE BEEN PART OF THE SAME FAMILY OWNED COMPANY FOR OVER 85 YEARS GREAT VALUE HOLIDAYS WITH NO HIDDEN COSTS ALL OUR HOLIDAYS ARE FULLY PROTECTED THROUGH ABTA AND ATOL OUR EXPERT TOUR DIRECTORS HAVE A 96 CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SCORE GREAT VALUE FOR SINGLE TRAVELLERS ONLY A LOW DEPOSIT NEEDED TO SECURE YOUR BOOKING EXCLUSIVE TO COSMOS VIP HOME PICK UP SERVICE TO AND FROM YOUR DEPARTURE POINT VIP private home pick up service is available if you live within 50 miles of their departure airport Additional mileage is ABTA No V3031 charged at 1 70 per mile Price match guarantee is applicable to touring holidays with the same inclusions as the Cosmos Tours holiday quoted and does not apply to cruise or beach holidays For full details or to book visit your local Central England Co operative store All offers are subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time All prices correct at time of print 17 Mar 2017 COSMOS COACH TOURS LTD 32 COSMOS COACH TOURS LTD For branch contact details see page 2 33
Did you know Cosmos sells Tours, Cruises and Beach Holidays  We have a range of products to suit all tastes and requiremen...
Did you know Cosmos sells Tours Cruises and Beach Holidays We have a range of products to suit all tastes and requirements at amazing value All of our holidays include a VIP Private home pick up service flights and transfers as standard DUBAI BEACH STAY DISCOVER ANDALUC A 4 nights B B 02 May 2017 Ronda Seville Cordoba Granada 799pp 7 day tour 26 Sep 2017 FROM 4 Best Western Premier Hotel Deira FROM THE ART OF JAPANESE TEA 729pp 5 OFF ALL 230 TRIPS WORLDWIDE Book by 28th April 2017 Be enchanted by ancient traditions on our authentic lifestyle experiences MINI CRUISE ROMANCE ON THE RHINE Go guided with Trafalgar simply the best way to explore the world 5 day cruise 17 Nov 2017 FROM Cologne Mannaheim Strasbourg Mainz Includes All Inclusive drinks 649pp THE COSMOS DIFFERENCE WE VE BEEN PART OF THE SAME FAMILY OWNED COMPANY FOR OVER 85 YEARS GREAT VALUE HOLIDAYS WITH NO HIDDEN COSTS ALL OUR HOLIDAYS ARE FULLY PROTECTED THROUGH ABTA AND ATOL OUR EXPERT TOUR DIRECTORS HAVE A 96 CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SCORE GREAT VALUE FOR SINGLE TRAVELLERS ONLY A LOW DEPOSIT NEEDED TO SECURE YOUR BOOKING EXCLUSIVE TO COSMOS VIP HOME PICK UP SERVICE TO AND FROM YOUR DEPARTURE POINT VIP private home pick up service is available if you live within 50 miles of their departure airport Additional mileage is ABTA No V3031 charged at 1 70 per mile Price match guarantee is applicable to touring holidays with the same inclusions as the Cosmos Tours holiday quoted and does not apply to cruise or beach holidays For full details or to book visit your local Central England Co operative store All offers are subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time All prices correct at time of print 17 Mar 2017 COSMOS COACH TOURS LTD 32 COSMOS COACH TOURS LTD For branch contact details see page 2 33
Did you know Cosmos sells Tours, Cruises and Beach Holidays  We have a range of products to suit all tastes and requiremen...
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es ic Pr om fr  MS SERENADE 1    exclusively chartered for Titan guests  pp  29   6  MS SERENADE 1 No  -    y  Sailing the...
es ic Pr om fr MS SERENADE 1 exclusively chartered for Titan guests pp 29 6 MS SERENADE 1 No y Sailing the Rhine Danube Main and Dutch waterways in 2017 18 Traditional Christmas Markets on the Rhine 5 days from 629 Save up to 100pp Departs 14 December 2017 No y Folkestone Cologne Koblenz Frankfurt Mainz R desheim Cologne Folkestone Dutch Waterways and the Beautiful Keukenhof Gardens 6 days from 1 149 Save up to 100pp Departs 31 March 2018 Folkestone Amsterdam Hoorn Enkhuizen Keukenhof Lelystad Zaandam Amsterdam Folkestone Treasures of the Danube with Salzburg Save up to 200 per person Prices start from just 629pp 10 days from 1 849 Save up to 150pp Departs 18 September 2018 Launching new 2018 departures London Vienna Bratislava Budapest Esztergom Vienna Melk Linz Passau Salzburg Munich London along with this year s Christmas cruises VIP door to door travel service included free on every Titan holiday For further information and to book please contact your local branch Excludes Scottish islands and Sark where vehicle access is restricted Terms and conditions apply on some offers Biggest saving applies to tour featured in MS Serenade 1 brochure 34 For branch contact details see page 2 35
es ic Pr om fr  MS SERENADE 1    exclusively chartered for Titan guests  pp  29   6  MS SERENADE 1 No  -    y  Sailing the...