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: Seychelles
    Our Pick
    Luxury Seychelles with FREE Half Board Upgrade – 5* Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa From £1399.00 per person (Save up to £2694 per couple!) for 7 nights May departures including flights from Gatwick. LIMITED AVAILABILITY – Book by Tuesday 18 December! This amazing offer is only available for a few days, so call us today. What’s included? • Seven nights at 5* Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa • Stay in a Garden Villa • Complimentary upgrade to half board • Return flights from the UK with Turkish Airlines • Transfers Five-star offers like this don’t come along very often. This is pure luxury in the Seychelles, staying at an iconic resort with a free half board upgrade, from just £1399.00 per person. Set on the island of Silhouette, Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa is tucked between a long white-sand beach and the jungle. This luxurious retreat overlooks a national marine park, known as one of the richest biodiversity hotspots in the Indian Ocean, which you can explore on a dive or snorkel above bright coral reefs. Wake up in your beautiful Garden Villa and take a refreshing shower in the open-air bathroom, before wandering down to the pool or picturesque beach, dotted with granite boulders. The spa is world class, sheltered by ancient rocks with treatment suites on stilts overlooking the jungle. Breakfast will be served at Café Dauban, where you can choose from views of the emerald Mount Dauban or crystal blue Indian Ocean. At dinner, taste traditional Seychellois specialities at Grann Kaz, South-East Asian fusion dishes at Sakura and, when you’re in the mood for fine dining, Portobello serves delicious Italian food under the stars. One night during your stay, we highly recommend a meal at Teppanyaki at extra cost. This impressive show kitchen specialises in Japanese cuisine, from succulent chicken yakitori to maki sushi. Stay longer or upgrade • Stay for nine nights, from an extra £266.00 per person • For incredible ocean views, upgrade to a Beachfront Villa set right on the white sandy beach, from an extra £310.00 per person • Upgrade to a private car and shared speedboat transfer, from an extra £35.00 per person Add a destination Add two nights at the 5* Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus in Turkey, with breakfast each morning and private transfers included, from an extra £307.00 per person Upgrade your flights • Upgrade to Business Class seats one-way inbound, from an extra £565.00 per person • Upgrade to Business Class seats return, from an extra £1239.00 per person Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this amazing special offer to Luxury Seychelles with FREE Half Board Upgrade and for further information.
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    Luxury Seychelles with FREE Half Board Upgrade
    Destination: Seychelles
    Our Pick

    Luxury Seychelles with FREE Half Board Upgrade – 5* Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa
    From £1399.00 per person (Save up to £2694 per couple!) for 7 nights May departures including flights from Gatwick.

    LIMITED AVAILABILITY – Book by Tuesday 18 December!

    This amazing offer is only available for a few days, so call us today.

    What’s included?
    • Seven nights at 5* Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa
    • Stay in a Garden Villa
    • Complimentary upgrade to half board
    • Return flights from the UK with Turkish Airlines
    • Transfers

    Five-star offers like this don’t come along very often. This is pure luxury in the Seychelles, staying at an iconic resort with a free half board upgrade, from just £1399.00 per person.

    Set on the island of Silhouette, Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa is tucked between a long white-sand beach and the jungle. This luxurious retreat overlooks a national marine park, known as one of the richest biodiversity hotspots in the Indian Ocean, which you can explore on a dive or snorkel above bright coral reefs.

    Wake up in your beautiful Garden Villa and take a refreshing shower in the open-air bathroom, before wandering down to the pool or picturesque beach, dotted with granite boulders. The spa is world class, sheltered by ancient rocks with treatment suites on stilts overlooking the jungle.
    Breakfast will be served at Café Dauban, where you can choose from views of the emerald Mount Dauban or crystal blue Indian Ocean. At dinner, taste traditional Seychellois specialities at Grann Kaz, South-East Asian fusion dishes at Sakura and, when you’re in the mood for fine dining, Portobello serves delicious Italian food under the stars.

    One night during your stay, we highly recommend a meal at Teppanyaki at extra cost. This impressive show kitchen specialises in Japanese cuisine, from succulent chicken yakitori to maki sushi.

    Stay longer or upgrade
    • Stay for nine nights, from an extra £266.00 per person
    • For incredible ocean views, upgrade to a Beachfront Villa set right on the white sandy beach, from an extra £310.00 per person
    • Upgrade to a private car and shared speedboat transfer, from an extra £35.00 per person

    Add a destination
    Add two nights at the 5* Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus in Turkey, with breakfast each morning and private transfers included, from an extra £307.00 per person

    Upgrade your flights
    • Upgrade to Business Class seats one-way inbound, from an extra £565.00 per person
    • Upgrade to Business Class seats return, from an extra £1239.00 per person

    Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this amazing special offer to Luxury Seychelles with FREE Half Board Upgrade and for further information.

    Price From
    £1,399
    Price From
    £1,399
    Enquire
  • Floating boat market of Thailand
    Destination: Bangkok & Phuket
    Bangkok & Phuket in April Enhance your Thailand holiday with a city break in thrilling Bangkok with its fabulous markets and shopping, vibrant nightlife, historic Grand Palace and temples before embarking on a beach stay in picturesque Phuket. 25 April 3 Nights at Rembrandt Hotel, Bangkok & 7 Nights at Marina Phuket Resort, Phuket including flights from £1439.00 per person. 4* Rembrandt Hotel, Bangkok 3 nights on Room Only in a Superior Room Located at the heart Sukhumvit, the Rembrandt Hotel is just a short walk or complimentary tuk-tuk shuttle ride to a major interchange on the Skytrain network that links all the main shopping and tourist areas. 4* Plus Marina Phuket Resort, Phuket 7 nights on Room & Breakfast in a Jungle Room At the end of golden Karon Beach, this relaxed resort is just minutes from the sands and shops of Phuket’s second largest resort but feels amazingly remote thanks to its hideaway jungle setting. Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this amazing twin Center Holiday to Bangkok & Phuket and for further information.
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    Bangkok & Phuket
    Destination: Bangkok & Phuket
    Floating boat market of Thailand

    Bangkok & Phuket in April

    Enhance your Thailand holiday with a city break in thrilling Bangkok with its fabulous markets and shopping, vibrant nightlife, historic Grand Palace and temples before embarking on a beach stay in picturesque Phuket.

    25 April 3 Nights at Rembrandt Hotel, Bangkok & 7 Nights at Marina Phuket Resort, Phuket including flights from £1439.00 per person.

    4* Rembrandt Hotel, Bangkok
    3 nights on Room Only in a Superior Room

    Located at the heart Sukhumvit, the Rembrandt Hotel is just a short walk or complimentary tuk-tuk shuttle ride to a major interchange on the Skytrain network that links all the main shopping and tourist areas.

    4* Plus Marina Phuket Resort, Phuket
    7 nights on Room & Breakfast in a Jungle Room

    At the end of golden Karon Beach, this relaxed resort is just minutes from the sands and shops of Phuket’s second largest resort but feels amazingly remote thanks to its hideaway jungle setting.

    Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this amazing twin Center Holiday to Bangkok & Phuket and for further information.

    Price From
    £1,439
    Price From
    £1,439
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  • Destination: Maldives
    Blue Force One offers luxurious liveaboard accommodation while discovering the underwater secrets of the Central Maldives. We offer you 13th of April 7 Nights Maldives – Central Atolls Classical Route – Maldives Blue Force One from £2634.00 per person WHAT`S INCLUDED Return Flights from Heathrow to Male (12 April – 20 April) Full board, including water, tea, coffee, snacks between meals and after dives Dive guides Night dives Nitrox Island tours Airport transfer to/from the boat The magnificent liveaboard Maldives Blue Force One is 138 feet (42m) long and 39 feet (12m) wide. The boat can accommodate 22 guests. Accommodation include 5 cabin types; The Lower Deck Deluxe cabin, Master Cabin and Junior Suite and Master Suites are equipped with full bathroom, hair dryer, remote control for lights, air-conditioning as well as a 32’ TV complete with in-house movies, satellite. Blue Force One guests can enjoy three Sun Decks, Upper Deck Bar, Lounge and Disco! Guests are also welcome to take out stand-up-paddle boards, surf boards and kayaks in their free time. ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS This 7 days itinerary goes around North and South Male Atolls, Felidhoo, Ari and Rasdhoo. Around North & South Male atolls there are many channel dives. In the Maldives channel dives are made for shark spotting You will be looking for pelagics, grey sharks, white tip sharks, black tips sharks, hammerheads and dolphins, eagle rays, tuna and whale sharks. On the two night dives you will very likely see mantas and nurse sharks 18 dives in this trip Small dive groups 4 dive guides Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this amazing offer for Blue Force One Maldives Liveaboard and for further information.
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    Blue Force One, Maldives Liveaboard
    Destination: Maldives

    Blue Force One offers luxurious liveaboard accommodation while discovering the underwater secrets of the Central Maldives.

    We offer you 13th of April 7 Nights Maldives – Central Atolls Classical Route – Maldives Blue Force One from £2634.00 per person

    WHAT`S INCLUDED
    Return Flights from Heathrow to Male (12 April – 20 April)
    Full board, including water, tea, coffee, snacks between meals and after dives
    Dive guides
    Night dives
    Nitrox
    Island tours
    Airport transfer to/from the boat

    The magnificent liveaboard Maldives Blue Force One is 138 feet (42m) long and 39 feet (12m) wide. The boat can accommodate 22 guests. Accommodation include 5 cabin types; The Lower Deck Deluxe cabin, Master Cabin and Junior Suite and Master Suites are equipped with full bathroom, hair dryer, remote control for lights, air-conditioning as well as a 32’ TV complete with in-house movies, satellite.

    Blue Force One guests can enjoy three Sun Decks, Upper Deck Bar, Lounge and Disco! Guests are also welcome to take out stand-up-paddle boards, surf boards and kayaks in their free time.

    ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS
    This 7 days itinerary goes around North and South Male Atolls, Felidhoo, Ari and Rasdhoo.
    Around North & South Male atolls there are many channel dives.
    In the Maldives channel dives are made for shark spotting
    You will be looking for pelagics, grey sharks, white tip sharks, black tips sharks, hammerheads and dolphins, eagle rays, tuna and whale sharks. On the two night dives you will very likely see mantas and nurse sharks
    18 dives in this trip
    Small dive groups
    4 dive guides

    Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this amazing offer for Blue Force One Maldives Liveaboard and for further information.

    Price From
    £2,634
    Price From
    £2,634
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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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