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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  • The Palace At One&Only Royal Mirage
    Destination: Dubai
    Don’t miss this Hot Deal: 7 Nights at The Palace at One & Only Royal Mirage, Dubai include round-trip economy class flights and return transfers From £1495.00 per person – saving £2150 per couple plus Free dine-around half board meal plan upgrade. Based on a Superior Deluxe Room. Valid to 7 January 2018. Book by 15 May 17. An elegant beach resort, offering an exceptional range of facilities in a traditional Arabian style. Part of the prestigious One&Only Royal Mirage complex and set upon a private stretch of Jumeirah Beach, this hotel combines the feel of Old Arabia with sublime sea views and peaceful surrounds – making an ideal place for couples. Designed with rest and relaxation in mind, you can choose to do as much or as little as you want. Leisure facilities are shared between The Palace and sister property – Arabian Court and include heated swimming pools and a water-sports centre by the beach. Inside The Palace, there are four dedicated restaurants which serve Mediterranean, Moroccan and international cuisine. Dinner at Celebrities is highly recommended, where tasty European dishes are accompanied by fine wines. You are also welcome to use the restaurants at Arabian Court. All of the rooms and suites are sea-facing and embellished with decorative arches, terracotta tiling and Arabian furniture. Superior Deluxe Rooms are great for short stays. Upgrade to the Gold Club and you’ll receive a private entrance plus access to the Club Room with benefits including continental breakfast, afternoon tea and evening cocktail hours. The spacious Executive Superior Suites are set in the south wing and feature a lounge and dining area with a wet bar and oversized bathroom. To book or for more information on The Palace at One & Only Royal Mirage, Dubai, call us on 020 8744 0474.
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    Hot Deal: The Palace at One & Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
    Destination: Dubai
    The Palace At One&Only Royal Mirage

    Don’t miss this Hot Deal: 7 Nights at The Palace at One & Only Royal Mirage, Dubai
    include round-trip economy class flights and return transfers From £1495.00 per person – saving £2150 per couple plus Free dine-around half board meal plan upgrade.

    Based on a Superior Deluxe Room.
    Valid to 7 January 2018. Book by 15 May 17.

    An elegant beach resort, offering an exceptional range of facilities in a traditional Arabian style.

    Part of the prestigious One&Only Royal Mirage complex and set upon a private stretch of Jumeirah Beach, this hotel combines the feel of Old Arabia with sublime sea views and peaceful surrounds – making an ideal place for couples.

    Designed with rest and relaxation in mind, you can choose to do as much or as little as you want. Leisure facilities are shared between The Palace and sister property – Arabian Court and include heated swimming pools and a water-sports centre by the beach. Inside The Palace, there are four dedicated restaurants which serve Mediterranean, Moroccan and international cuisine. Dinner at Celebrities is highly recommended, where tasty European dishes are accompanied by fine wines. You are also welcome to use the restaurants at Arabian Court.

    All of the rooms and suites are sea-facing and embellished with decorative arches, terracotta tiling and Arabian furniture. Superior Deluxe Rooms are great for short stays. Upgrade to the Gold Club and you’ll receive a private entrance plus access to the Club Room with benefits including continental breakfast, afternoon tea and evening cocktail hours. The spacious Executive Superior Suites are set in the south wing and feature a lounge and dining area with a wet bar and oversized bathroom.

    To book or for more information on The Palace at One & Only Royal Mirage, Dubai, call us on 020 8744 0474.

    Price From
    £1,495
    Price From
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  • Costa Rica Group Tour
    Destination: Costa Rica
    Costa Rica Group Tour: Tortuguero National Park, Arenal Volcano & Manuel Antonio National Park 10 Nights Costa Rica Group Tour on 11 June from £1,554.00 per person April Savers! Save 10% on all tours booked this April. Call to BOOK today! Located between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, the small country of Costa Rica is one of the most ecologically diverse places on earth. This journey visits some of the major National Parks in the country and explores the astonishing variety of wildlife and contrastting habitats found here, including rainforest, cloud forest, volcanos, lakes and canals. Settle in for two nights in Tortuguero National Park which protects 13 of Costa Rica’s endangered species. Dazzle your senses with experiential tours surrounding coffee, cacao and farm-to-table cuisine. Take in the spectacular views of Arenal Volcano during your two night stay at the foot of the volcano. Choose from a thrilling zip-lining experience or hiking the lava fields of Arenal Volcano. Behold the spectacle of the Villa Blanca Cloud Forest from your individual casitas. Embark on a jungle safari and bird watching cruise. Visit a mountainside natural reserve and learn about the local culture and ecosystem. Explore the white sandy beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park, just minutes from your hotel. To book or for more information on Costa Rica Group Tour, call us on 020 8744 0474.
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    Costa Rica Group Tour
    Destination: Costa Rica
    Costa Rica Group Tour

    Costa Rica Group Tour: Tortuguero National Park, Arenal Volcano & Manuel Antonio National Park

    10 Nights Costa Rica Group Tour on 11 June from £1,554.00 per person
    April Savers! Save 10% on all tours booked this April. Call to BOOK today!

    Located between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, the small country of Costa Rica is one of the most ecologically diverse places on earth. This journey visits some of the major National Parks in the country and explores the astonishing variety of wildlife and contrastting habitats found here, including rainforest, cloud forest, volcanos, lakes and canals.

    Settle in for two nights in Tortuguero National Park which protects 13 of Costa Rica’s endangered species. Dazzle your senses with experiential tours surrounding coffee, cacao and farm-to-table cuisine. Take in the spectacular views of Arenal Volcano during your two night stay at the foot of the volcano. Choose from a thrilling zip-lining experience or hiking the lava fields of Arenal Volcano. Behold the spectacle of the Villa Blanca Cloud Forest from your individual casitas. Embark on a jungle safari and bird watching cruise. Visit a mountainside natural reserve and learn about the local culture and ecosystem. Explore the white sandy beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park, just minutes from your hotel.

    To book or for more information on Costa Rica Group Tour, call us on 020 8744 0474.

    Price From
    £1,554
    Price From
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  • Red Sea Liveaboard and Stay
    Destination: Marsa Alam
    14 Nights Red Sea Extravaganza! We offer you 3 Nights at the Three Corners Fayrouz Plaza on an all inclusive basis, 7 nights the Red Sea Aggressor (Brothers/Daedalus/Elphinstone itinerary) on a Full board basis and 4 Nights at the Three Corners Fayrouz Plaza on an all inclusive basis including flights from Gatwick to Marsa Alam. Selected Dates from £1538.00 per person. The Red Sea Aggressor operates from Port Ghalib. 5 star yacht 4 dives a day Brothers itinerary Free beer and wine Aggressor Fleet service Brothers/Daedalus/Elphinstone Itinerary; Both island locations are in the middle of the Red Sea They are pinnacle islands, meaning that below the surface, their walls plummet hundreds of feet vertically down, without any sandy beaches or shallow reefs around. Surrounded by open ocean, chances of spotting big game, such as rays, sharks, and other pelagic predators, are very high around the islands. Grey Reef Sharks, Thresher Sharks, and Hammerhead schools are residents. Oceanic white tip at certain times of the year. 2 x Wrecks on Big Brother (Aida and Numidia) One night dive is offered on this itinerary as night diving is not offered at the Brothers, regulated by the Egyptian Government, however early dawn dives are offered each morning before breakfast. The Three Corners Fayrouz Plaza Beach Resort offers modern, comfortable accommodation in easy distance of central Port Ghalib. In a prime beachfront location around 6km from the airport, and 2km from Port Ghalib marina with its many dining and shopping opportunities. The service is second to none, and you’ll find a great choice of dining options from the excellent main buffet to à la carte restaurants, including a Belgian-themed one! The pool area has breathtaking views across the Red Sea towards the golden sandy beach. To book or for more information on Red Sea Liveaboard and Stay, call us on 020 8744 0474.
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    Red Sea – Liveaboard and Stay
    Destination: Marsa Alam
    Red Sea Liveaboard and Stay

    14 Nights Red Sea Extravaganza!

    We offer you 3 Nights at the Three Corners Fayrouz Plaza on an all inclusive basis, 7 nights the Red Sea Aggressor (Brothers/Daedalus/Elphinstone itinerary) on a Full board basis and 4 Nights at the Three Corners Fayrouz Plaza on an all inclusive basis including flights from Gatwick to Marsa Alam. Selected Dates from £1538.00 per person.

    The Red Sea Aggressor operates from Port Ghalib.

    5 star yacht
    4 dives a day Brothers itinerary
    Free beer and wine
    Aggressor Fleet service

    Brothers/Daedalus/Elphinstone Itinerary;

    Both island locations are in the middle of the Red Sea They are pinnacle islands, meaning that below the surface, their walls plummet hundreds of feet vertically down, without any sandy beaches or shallow reefs around.

    Surrounded by open ocean, chances of spotting big game, such as rays, sharks, and other pelagic predators, are very high around the islands. Grey Reef Sharks, Thresher Sharks, and Hammerhead schools are residents. Oceanic white tip at certain times of the year.
    2 x Wrecks on Big Brother (Aida and Numidia)
    One night dive is offered on this itinerary as night diving is not offered at the Brothers, regulated by the Egyptian Government, however early dawn dives are offered each morning before breakfast.

    The Three Corners Fayrouz Plaza Beach Resort offers modern, comfortable accommodation in easy distance of central Port Ghalib. In a prime beachfront location around 6km from the airport, and 2km from Port Ghalib marina with its many dining and shopping opportunities.

    The service is second to none, and you’ll find a great choice of dining options from the excellent main buffet to à la carte restaurants, including a Belgian-themed one! The pool area has breathtaking views across the Red Sea towards the golden sandy beach.

    To book or for more information on Red Sea Liveaboard and Stay, call us on 020 8744 0474.

    Price From
    £1,538
    Price From
    £1,538
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  • Latest Amazing Cruise Deals
    Destination: Various
    Rock the Boat 2017
    Discover Asia
    Australia in Depth
    Authentic America
    Price From
    £1,149
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