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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  • Easter in Mexico
    Destination: Mayan Yucatan and Beach
    Our Pick
    Combine exquisite Yucatan haciendas with character, Mayan temples, colorful colonial towns and beautiful beaches on this Easter in Mexico. 07th of April for 8 Days including flights from £1949.00 per person Day 1 Arrive in Cancún, Mexico, transfer to hotel at the resort. Day 2 Transfer to Chichén Itzá, ruined Mayan city. Day 3 Re-visit Chichén Itzá, move on to Mérida. Day 4 Day trip to visit historic Yucatán haciendas and swim in cenotes. Day 5 Guided tour of Mérida. Day 6 Transfer to Playa del Carmen on the Mayan Riviera. Day 7 At leisure on the Caribbean coast. Day 8 Transfer to Cancún airport for your international flight. This holiday of just over a week takes you to the relatively flat, tropical Yucatán Peninsula in the sunny south east coast of the country. Inland, among the jungles, scrub and farmland, sitting alongside charming Spanish colonial towns and villages, is Chichén Itzá, the greatest archaeological achievement of the Mayan Empire. You’ll explore the ruins on a guided tour. You’ll also discover Mérida, the Yucatán’s colonial capital infused with Mayan culture, and visit historic haciendas (country estates) before heading to the beach for a couple of days relaxing or indulging in water sports or the lively nightlife at family-friendly Playa del Carmen, where there’s a huge range of excursions on offer from visits to other Mayan sites to scuba-diving. Included excursions • Visit Chichén Itzá ruins – New Seven Wonders of the World. • Full day excursion to historic haciendas and cenotes. • Guided tour of Mérida. To book or for more information on Easter in Mexico, call us on 020 8744 0474.
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    Easter in Mexico: Mayan Yucatan and Beach
    Destination: Mayan Yucatan and Beach
    Our Pick
    Easter in Mexico

    Combine exquisite Yucatan haciendas with character, Mayan temples, colorful colonial towns and beautiful beaches on this Easter in Mexico.

    07th of April for 8 Days including flights from £1949.00 per person

    Day 1 Arrive in Cancún, Mexico, transfer to hotel at the resort.
    Day 2 Transfer to Chichén Itzá, ruined Mayan city.
    Day 3 Re-visit Chichén Itzá, move on to Mérida.
    Day 4 Day trip to visit historic Yucatán haciendas and swim in cenotes.
    Day 5 Guided tour of Mérida.
    Day 6 Transfer to Playa del Carmen on the Mayan Riviera.
    Day 7 At leisure on the Caribbean coast.
    Day 8 Transfer to Cancún airport for your international flight.

    This holiday of just over a week takes you to the relatively flat, tropical Yucatán Peninsula in the sunny south east coast of the country. Inland, among the jungles, scrub and farmland, sitting alongside charming Spanish colonial towns and villages, is Chichén Itzá, the greatest archaeological achievement of the Mayan Empire.

    You’ll explore the ruins on a guided tour. You’ll also discover Mérida, the Yucatán’s colonial capital infused with Mayan culture, and visit historic haciendas (country estates) before heading to the beach for a couple of days relaxing or indulging in water sports or the lively nightlife at family-friendly Playa del Carmen, where there’s a huge range of excursions on offer from visits to other Mayan sites to scuba-diving.

    Included excursions

    • Visit Chichén Itzá ruins – New Seven Wonders of the World.
    • Full day excursion to historic haciendas and cenotes.
    • Guided tour of Mérida.

    To book or for more information on Easter in Mexico, call us on 020 8744 0474.

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  • Turquoise Bay Hotel Roatan
    Destination: Roatan
    Book this Roatan all-inclusive diving experience before at the end of April and save ££… Overnight at Houston Airport Hotel and 7 Nights Dive package at Turquoise Bay Dive & Beach Resort including Heathrow flights on 15th of May from £1498.00 per person. Turquoise Bay Resort offers comfortable lodgings equipped with air-conditioning, TV, and coffee making facilities. Package includes airport transfers, a welcome cocktail, all meals and non-alcoholic beverages, three dives a day around the Mayan Barrier Reef, 1 Night Dive as well as weights, tanks, locker and boat transportation to the dive sites with specialized personnel from our onsite dive operation, Subway Watersports. When you’re not out diving, relax on our private white-sand beach, enjoy a dip in our pool, or explore the beautiful waters of Roatan with one of our kayaks or paddle boards. Turquoise Bay Resort located on Roatan’s Northeast shore and it is the only dive resort in this lush and remote area of the island providing you with the opportunity to dive uncrowded, pristine dive sites. The resort is set on a hillside with spectacular ocean views and a protected bay which makes the water calm and perfect for swimming and kayaking. Beach lovers will enjoy our private, tranquil white-sand beach. To book or for more information on Diving in Roatan, call us on 020 8744 0474.
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    Dive Roatan with this amazing offer!
    Destination: Roatan
    Turquoise Bay Hotel Roatan

    Book this Roatan all-inclusive diving experience before at the end of April and save ££…

    Overnight at Houston Airport Hotel and 7 Nights Dive package at Turquoise Bay Dive & Beach Resort including Heathrow flights on 15th of May from £1498.00 per person.

    Turquoise Bay Resort offers comfortable lodgings equipped with air-conditioning, TV, and coffee making facilities. Package includes airport transfers, a welcome cocktail, all meals and non-alcoholic beverages, three dives a day around the Mayan Barrier Reef, 1 Night Dive as well as weights, tanks, locker and boat transportation to the dive sites with specialized personnel from our onsite dive operation, Subway Watersports.

    When you’re not out diving, relax on our private white-sand beach, enjoy a dip in our pool, or explore the beautiful waters of Roatan with one of our kayaks or paddle boards.

    Turquoise Bay Resort located on Roatan’s Northeast shore and it is the only dive resort in this lush and remote area of the island providing you with the opportunity to dive uncrowded, pristine dive sites. The resort is set on a hillside with spectacular ocean views and a protected bay which makes the water calm and perfect for swimming and kayaking. Beach lovers will enjoy our private, tranquil white-sand beach.

    To book or for more information on Diving in Roatan, call us on 020 8744 0474.

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    £1,494
    Price From
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  • Cuba, Ecuador and The Galapagos Islands
    Destination: Galapagos Islands
    Silver Sea Galapagos Expedition – San Cristobal to Baltra 2 Nights Pre-Cruise Hotel at JW Marriott Quito & 7 Nights Silver Sea Galapagos – Explorer Suite departing on 22 July 2017 plus all the flights from £7149.00 per person Silver Sea Galapagos Includes; • Personalised service – the best crew-to-guest ratio in expedition cruising • Butler service in every suite – all guests are pampered equally • Open-seating dining options – dine when and with whomever you please • Beverages in-suite and throughout the ship – select wines, premium spirits, specialty coffees and soft drinks, plus your own tailored mini-bar • In-suite dining and 24-hour room service – available 24 hours aboard Silver Explorer, and from 06:00 to 23:00 aboard Silver Galapagos and Silver Discoverer • Enrichment lectures by a highly qualified Expeditions Team • Guided Zodiac, land and sea tours, and shoreside activities led by the Expeditions Team • Gratuities always included in your fare A Galapagos expedition cruise, enjoyed aboard Silver Galapagos, brings you to one of the most isolated places in the world to encounter an abundant variety of wildlife species that is incredibly unique and found nowhere else on earth. Lying just off the western coast of South America, the Galapagos archipelago is inaccessible to most, yet this isolation has allowed nature to develop in ways exclusive to the islands. Experience it all with complimentary exploration activities including Zodiac tours, snorkeling, kayaking and nature hikes led by our highly experienced guides certified by the National Park of the Galapagos. To book or for more information on Silver Sea Galapagos, call us on 020 8744 0474.
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    Silver Sea Galapagos Expedition
    Destination: Galapagos Islands
    Cuba, Ecuador and The Galapagos Islands

    Silver Sea Galapagos Expedition – San Cristobal to Baltra

    2 Nights Pre-Cruise Hotel at JW Marriott Quito & 7 Nights Silver Sea Galapagos – Explorer Suite departing on 22 July 2017 plus all the flights from £7149.00 per person

    Silver Sea Galapagos Includes;
    • Personalised service – the best crew-to-guest ratio in expedition cruising
    • Butler service in every suite – all guests are pampered equally
    • Open-seating dining options – dine when and with whomever you please
    • Beverages in-suite and throughout the ship – select wines, premium spirits, specialty coffees and soft drinks, plus your own tailored mini-bar
    • In-suite dining and 24-hour room service – available 24 hours aboard Silver Explorer, and from 06:00 to 23:00 aboard Silver Galapagos and Silver Discoverer
    • Enrichment lectures by a highly qualified Expeditions Team
    • Guided Zodiac, land and sea tours, and shoreside activities led by the Expeditions Team
    • Gratuities always included in your fare

    A Galapagos expedition cruise, enjoyed aboard Silver Galapagos, brings you to one of the most isolated places in the world to encounter an abundant variety of wildlife species that is incredibly unique and found nowhere else on earth. Lying just off the western coast of South America, the Galapagos archipelago is inaccessible to most, yet this isolation has allowed nature to develop in ways exclusive to the islands. Experience it all with complimentary exploration activities including Zodiac tours, snorkeling, kayaking and nature hikes led by our highly experienced guides certified by the National Park of the Galapagos.

    To book or for more information on Silver Sea Galapagos, call us on 020 8744 0474.

    Price From
    £7,149
    Price From
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  • Latest Amazing Cruise Deals
    Destination: Various
    Rock the Boat 2017
    Discover Asia
    Australia in Depth
    Authentic America
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    £1,149
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