Welcome to Crusader Travel

We’re an independent agency based in the heart of Twickenham. We love making our customers’ holiday dreams come true.

Crusader Travel was founded in 1995 by husband and wife team Bruce and Hedda Lyons, who’ve both worked in the travel industry since the 1960s. Our knowledgeable and attentive team, which also includes Shona and Billur, can help you find your ideal holiday or enhance holiday plans you already have. Pop in for a chat and a coffee (or give us a call) and let us create your dream holiday for you – it’s what we do best.

But don’t just take our word for it. Take a look at our client testimonials below and on our blog and read why we have a strong and loyal customer base that have used us for many years.

We’re open Monday to Saturday 9am to 5.30pm but we’re happy to stay open into the evening, and on Sundays, to suit you

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  • Destination: Marettimo
    Into the Blue at Marettimo Fantastic Diving Offer at Marettimo between 16th of September to 01st of November 7 Nights from from £798.00 per person including flights from Gatwick Airport to Palermo, 23 kg baggage allowance per person, airport transfers(including Ferry), and 5 Days diving per person (including tanks & weights with 2 dives each day) and lunch aboard the boat as well as Dinner for 7 evenings. Accommodation in Marettimo basic but comfortable and the Dive boat is 12 meters long, with a readily available compressor aboard that allows divers to recharge their tanks without having to shuffle equipment and benches, a box for each person (max 24 pax), a platform on the poop deck for entry/exit from the water, and a wide sundeck for relaxing moments. It is possible to leave the equipment on the boat for the duration of your vacation. Marettimo is the westernmost and most remote of the three Egadi Islands, just over an hour’s hydrofoil ride from Trapani on Sicily’s western tip. Largely untouched by tourism, the island is a real hideaway, a quiet, sleepy place for most of the year. Then, in the summer months, expat islanders return to see their families, catch up with the news and renew their vows of love for their home. The story of Marettimo’s diaspora and how the islanders took up salmon-fishing in Alaska is the stuff of legend and an intrinsic part of the island’s identity. There are no hotel, camping or other large-scale tourism apart from some trattorie (restaurants), bars and local shops. Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Into the Blue at Marettimo and for further information.
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    Into the Blue at Marrettimo
    Destination: Marettimo

    Into the Blue at Marettimo

    Fantastic Diving Offer at Marettimo between 16th of September to 01st of November 7 Nights from from £798.00 per person including flights from Gatwick Airport to Palermo, 23 kg baggage allowance per person, airport transfers(including Ferry), and 5 Days diving per person (including tanks & weights with 2 dives each day) and lunch aboard the boat as well as Dinner for 7 evenings.

    Accommodation in Marettimo basic but comfortable and the Dive boat is 12 meters long, with a readily available compressor aboard that allows divers to recharge their tanks without having to shuffle equipment and benches, a box for each person (max 24 pax), a platform on the poop deck for entry/exit from the water, and a wide sundeck for relaxing moments. It is possible to leave the equipment on the boat for the duration of your vacation.

    Marettimo is the westernmost and most remote of the three Egadi Islands, just over an hour’s hydrofoil ride from Trapani on Sicily’s western tip.
    Largely untouched by tourism, the island is a real hideaway, a quiet, sleepy place for most of the year. Then, in the summer months, expat islanders return to see their families, catch up with the news and renew their vows of love for their home. The story of Marettimo’s diaspora and how the islanders took up salmon-fishing in Alaska is the stuff of legend and an intrinsic part of the island’s identity. There are no hotel, camping or other large-scale tourism apart from some trattorie (restaurants), bars and local shops.

    Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Into the Blue at Marettimo and for further information.

    Price From
    £798
    Price From
    £798
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  • Destination: Sardinia
    Resort Cala Di Falco – La Rotonda Residence, Sardinia. Book Now! Only a few rooms available at this price. 04 August for 7 Nights at Resort Cala Di Falco – La Rotonda Residence, Sardinia – 1 Bed Apartment would cost from £2144.00 on a Self-Catering basis for 2 adults & 1 child (under 12 yrs). British Airways Flights from Heathrow Airport and transfers in Sardinia included. Should you need a different date, duration or a different number of people in your party please call us on 020 8744 0474 Overlooking the spectacular Maddalena archipelago and nestling between Granite Mountains and crystal clear sea, the Cala di Falco resort, offers comfortable accommodation in a delightful setting enhanced by lovely pool areas and beautifully tended gardens. The residence La Rotonda, located in a separated area of Resort Cala di Falco, offers a selection of ground floor and first floor apartments, clustered around a central swimming pool. The 30 self-catering apartments are well appointed and simply furnished in Sardinian style and are equipped with veranda with small table and chairs. Room facilities includes; bathroom with shower and hairdryer, air-conditioning, television, safe, hair-dryer. One bedroom apartment: lounge with open plan fully equipped kitchenette and two built-in sofa beds, separate bedroom with a double bed and en-suite bathroom with shower. Private balcony or terrace with table and chairs. Maximum occupancy two adults and two children under the age of 12. Cot available on request. Two bedroom apartment: lounge with open plan fully equipped kitchenette and two built-in sofa beds, two separate bedrooms (one double and one twin) and one bathroom with shower. Private balcony or terrace with table and chairs. Maximum occupancy four adults and two children under the age of 12. Conveniently located only a few minutes’ walk away from the centre of Cannigione, guests staying the residence have easy access to shops to stock up for the week or local restaurants to experience the authentic taste of Sardinia. Staying in the apartments offers the best of both worlds: the freedom of self-catering combined with the facilities of a hotel. Apartment guests have free use of La Rotonda swimming pool surrounded by deckchairs and sunbeds, floodlit synthetic tennis court, beach volley court and car park. The public beach of Cannigione is only a short stroll away, across the main road from the main swimming pool of the hotel part, sunbeds and umbrellas are available at a local cost. Location • Beach: 100m • Restaurants: On-site • Shops: Cannigione 100m • Main Town: Cannigione 100m • Airport: Olbia 30km Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Resort Cala Di Falco – La Rotonda Residence, Sardinia and for further information.
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    Resort Cala Di Falco – La Rotonda Residence, Sardinia
    Destination: Sardinia

    Resort Cala Di Falco – La Rotonda Residence, Sardinia. Book Now! Only a few rooms available at this price.

    04 August for 7 Nights at Resort Cala Di Falco – La Rotonda Residence, Sardinia – 1 Bed Apartment would cost from £2144.00 on a Self-Catering basis for 2 adults & 1 child (under 12 yrs). British Airways Flights from Heathrow Airport and transfers in Sardinia included. Should you need a different date, duration or a different number of people in your party please call us on 020 8744 0474

    Overlooking the spectacular Maddalena archipelago and nestling between Granite Mountains and crystal clear sea, the Cala di Falco resort, offers comfortable accommodation in a delightful setting enhanced by lovely pool areas and beautifully tended gardens.

    The residence La Rotonda, located in a separated area of Resort Cala di Falco, offers a selection of ground floor and first floor apartments, clustered around a central swimming pool. The 30 self-catering apartments are well appointed and simply furnished in Sardinian style and are equipped with veranda with small table and chairs. Room facilities includes; bathroom with shower and hairdryer, air-conditioning, television, safe, hair-dryer.

    One bedroom apartment: lounge with open plan fully equipped kitchenette and two built-in sofa beds, separate bedroom with a double bed and en-suite bathroom with shower. Private balcony or terrace with table and chairs.
    Maximum occupancy two adults and two children under the age of 12. Cot available on request.

    Two bedroom apartment: lounge with open plan fully equipped kitchenette and two built-in sofa beds, two separate bedrooms (one double and one twin) and one bathroom with shower. Private balcony or terrace with table and chairs. Maximum occupancy four adults and two children under the age of 12.

    Conveniently located only a few minutes’ walk away from the centre of Cannigione, guests staying the residence have easy access to shops to stock up for the week or local restaurants to experience the authentic taste of Sardinia.

    Staying in the apartments offers the best of both worlds: the freedom of self-catering combined with the facilities of a hotel. Apartment guests have free use of La Rotonda swimming pool surrounded by deckchairs and sunbeds, floodlit synthetic tennis court, beach volley court and car park. The public beach of Cannigione is only a short stroll away, across the main road from the main swimming pool of the hotel part, sunbeds and umbrellas are available at a local cost.

    Location
    Beach: 100m
    Restaurants: On-site
    Shops: Cannigione 100m
    Main Town: Cannigione 100m
    Airport: Olbia 30km

    Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Resort Cala Di Falco – La Rotonda Residence, Sardinia and for further information.

    Price From
    £2,144
    Price From
    £2,144
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  • Destination: Kas
    Deniz Feneri Lighthouse is a stylish luxury boutique hotel in Kas, Turkey. Situated on the peaceful and much sought after Kas Peninsular with just 30 elegant rooms scattered across the hillside, this owner managed property offers complete relaxation in an intimate, tranquil atmosphere. 30 July for 7 Nights would cost from £1049.00 per person including flights & transfers. For other dates and durations please call us on 020 87440474. Offering a selection of room types from standard rooms, to luxurious pool suites, the hotel has something to suit everybody looking for a little extra comfort. All the rooms are designed with a clean and minimalist feel, and all benefit from some aspect of the glorious sea views. For something extra-special, choose one of the split-level Waterfront Suites, circular and airy with bedrooms set high on a mezzanine. Or perhaps the super-chic two-bedroom pool houses: cool-tiled, whitewashed and set on two storeys overlooking the bay to the mountains. Two have indoor-outdoor pools: flip the remote control and a section of glass floor in front of the sofa slides open as you step into a Jacuzzi leading out to the elegant infinity-pool… Although Deniz Feneri has a generous sized swimming pool the highlight of this property has to be its stunning waterfront. With over 120 meters of rock platforms you will always be sure to find a spot to spend the day next to the crystal clear turquoise sea from which this region takes its name. In addition to the well-appointed rooms there are two restaurants offering a high standard of Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine. Whether you choose to enjoy a simple salad of fresh seasonal leaves with chilli prawns or a traditional pizza (pide) from wood fuelled stone oven, sitting beside the sea watching passing yachts and loggerhead turtles you will soon fall in love with this blissful haven. To complete your relaxing stay and fully recharge yourself take advantage of the beautiful hamam for a traditional (and complimentary) soap and scrub which leaves skin silky-smooth. It is located next to the air-conditioned gym and there is a Spa with a range of treatments including the most wonderful Balinese massage. There is a complimentary shuttle to and from Kaş harbour at various times throughout the day and evening, a 10-minute drive, away which makes it easy to explore further afield. Or take the local public-transport dolmus, which runs hourly, and will pick you up and drop you off at the gate alongside the local shoppers and schoolchildren. Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Deniz Feneri Lighthouse and for further information.
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    Deniz Feneri Lighthouse
    Destination: Kas

    Deniz Feneri Lighthouse is a stylish luxury boutique hotel in Kas, Turkey. Situated on the peaceful and much sought after Kas Peninsular with just 30 elegant rooms scattered across the hillside, this owner managed property offers complete relaxation in an intimate, tranquil atmosphere.

    30 July for 7 Nights would cost from £1049.00 per person including flights & transfers. For other dates and durations please call us on 020 87440474.

    Offering a selection of room types from standard rooms, to luxurious pool suites, the hotel has something to suit everybody looking for a little extra comfort. All the rooms are designed with a clean and minimalist feel, and all benefit from some aspect of the glorious sea views. For something extra-special, choose one of the split-level Waterfront Suites, circular and airy with bedrooms set high on a mezzanine. Or perhaps the super-chic two-bedroom pool houses: cool-tiled, whitewashed and set on two storeys overlooking the bay to the mountains. Two have indoor-outdoor pools: flip the remote control and a section of glass floor in front of the sofa slides open as you step into a Jacuzzi leading out to the elegant infinity-pool…

    Although Deniz Feneri has a generous sized swimming pool the highlight of this property has to be its stunning waterfront. With over 120 meters of rock platforms you will always be sure to find a spot to spend the day next to the crystal clear turquoise sea from which this region takes its name.

    In addition to the well-appointed rooms there are two restaurants offering a high standard of Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine. Whether you choose to enjoy a simple salad of fresh seasonal leaves with chilli prawns or a traditional pizza (pide) from wood fuelled stone oven, sitting beside the sea watching passing yachts and loggerhead turtles you will soon fall in love with this blissful haven.

    To complete your relaxing stay and fully recharge yourself take advantage of the beautiful hamam for a traditional (and complimentary) soap and scrub which leaves skin silky-smooth. It is located next to the air-conditioned gym and there is a Spa with a range of treatments including the most wonderful Balinese massage.

    There is a complimentary shuttle to and from Kaş harbour at various times throughout the day and evening, a 10-minute drive, away which makes it easy to explore further afield. Or take the local public-transport dolmus, which runs hourly, and will pick you up and drop you off at the gate alongside the local shoppers and schoolchildren.

    Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Deniz Feneri Lighthouse and for further information.

    Price From
    £1,049
    Price From
    £1,049
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