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Holidays to Borneo

Malaysian Borneo is such a magical place that it would be a travesty not to visit it once in your lifetime and experience the many wonderful sights, sounds, smells and experiences it has to offer. (more…)
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Dubai – Now a Popular Family Holiday Destination

Family Holidays in Dubai The ultramodern city of Dubai has a well-deserved reputation as the millionaire’s playground, backed up by gleaming apartment blocks, a staggering array of fancy cars on the road and a generally upmarket feel (not to mention the incredible shops)  but in recent years it has firmly established itself as one of…
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Summer Beach style tips for over-50s

Choosing what to wear on the beach or poolside that's fashionable and yet also comfortable can be problematic at any age. But getting older doesn't mean it has to become a hopeless task - by choosing beachwear and casual clothing that flatters and complements your more mature body shape you can enjoy your holiday in…
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Customer Comments Yasawa Princess

  MV Yasawa Princess Maldives — 5 star October 2015 We absolutely loved it. Wonderful staff, food and experiences. One of the best holidays I've ever had. Xx Keith Jones reviewed MV Yasawa Princess Maldives — 5 star December 2015 Superb holiday and thanks to the crew for making our 40th anniversary something special.  Chas…
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5 Luxury Holidays from Around the World

Thailand There are few parts of this Earth that do luxury travel quite as well as South East Asia. In particular, the welcoming smiles and service ethic of the people involved in the tourist industry in Thailand should be used to teach the rest of the world. Thailand benefits from astonishing diversity, from idyllic island and…
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What to wear on a winter cruise

Winter in England feels like months of chilly, damp greyness, so it’s hardly surprising so many people choose to escape to the sun at this time of year. Cruise holidays such as this Yasawa Princess Maldives cruise have become an increasingly popular choice for those in search of winter sunshine, and nowadays you can find destinations to…
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Travel Checklist

  Things to do before you go Check that your passport is valid Check your tickets are correct Have you got the required visas Have the relevant vaccinations certificates Arrangement have been made for pets Arrange foreign currency? Check you don’t exceed allowances – pack carefully Make sure to have valid travel insurance Travellers checklist…
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Yasawa Princess Cruise March 2015

Dates - 9th Mar - 23rd Mar 2015 Flights with Emirates via Dubai from Heathrow Camera's used - Canon 650d. For underwater pictures I used a Go-Pro Hero 4 Black & Canon S100. Some of these photos were also taken using a Sony RX100 courtesy of my dive buddy Chris C. This is a late…
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Top Holiday Destinations for 2016

Now that the Christmas holidays are slowly but surely fading into the hazy realms of memory and the winter blues are well and truly setting in, now is just the time to begin thinking about this year’s next great escape – the summer holiday. (more…)
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The Maldives – Top Things to do and See in Paradise

Why the Maldives? The Maldives is an island country and archipelago in the Indian Ocean, situated to the southwest of India and Sri Lanka, a shining jewel in the Laccadive Sea. The Maldives has long been considered the connoisseurs choice of a peaceful sandy getaway and not without good reason. (more…)
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Maldive Islands

The Maldives are unquestionably the most idyllic location for a dream beach holiday. The glistening white sand, complimented by vivid blue waters is almost too fabulous to be true. (more…)
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Important Notice For Our Tourists In Thailand

We are keeping a close eye on the situation in Thailand where the army has seized control from the government. Under a nationwide curfew, tens of thousands of tourists across the country are being ordered to stay inside from 10pm until 5am daily until further notice. (more…)
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Travel Alaska Roadshow Leeds

We set off in the wind and rain to attend the Travel Alaska Roadshow. After a short rail journey from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds station we made our way in search of the roadshow, after getting slightly lost in the dark, cold streets of Leeds we eventually stumbled on the event, which was just across…
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Changes to Yasawa Princess Central Atoll Route

  Changes to Yasawa Princess Central Atoll Route Effective from 10 February until 31 May for all 2 week cruises will follow the itinerary as posted above. The main reason for the change is due to the unavailability due to ownership change of the islands and due to construction work taking place on the islands.
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Cologne Christmas Markets

In December I went to the Cologne Christmas markets for 5 days via P&O cruises, taking an overnight ferry from Hull to Rotterdam. I would definitely recommend visiting the city in December as there are a lot of traditional German market stalls, with excellent gifts and Christmas decorations. People from all around the world go to visit, therefore the atmosphere…
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Travel Competition – Where have we been?

We have been on our Travels, but can you use your knowledge to identify this famous Monument? If you can, we're giving away a £5 love to shop voucher to the first 4 people to correctly identify the famous monument below. A couple of clues are written below: Just a couple of clues to help…
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Looking for an alternative to the ATOLL Explorer?

We have had phone calls from passengers booked to go on the ATOLL Explorer telling us that they are not sure about the ATOLL Explorer and asking about alternatives. We would recommend the Yasawa Princess and will be pleased to quote you for this. We have an all inclusive cruise package on board the beautiful…
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News from RTC Travel

Over the past ten years RTC Travel has supported many local charities and voluntary organisations in their fundraising events. Despite the difficult times the Travel Industry has experienced this has continued. We have supported our local Hospice for a number of years and continue to support them. This week, we have sponsored a local youth…
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Getting Married Abroad FAQ’s

With 10 years experience of organising Weddings abroad we are able to recognise some of the most Frequently Ask Questions that the couples need to know in order for them to make a decision if this is what they want to do. Here are the answers to some of these questions. (more…)
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