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

Exciting News!

We are delighted to announce the launch of our own dedicated Cruise holidays website. To view it click here

Latest Special Offers

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Price per person based on two sharing
  • Aqua Sport dive lodge Eilat
    Destination: Eilat
    Get Wet in Eilat with Aqua-Sport, Israel’s premier dive centre. Aqua-Sport operates shore diving as well as customized daily dive boats, which are the first word in diver and snorkelling comfort. We provide unique access to some of the Red Sea’s most untouched and beautiful sites. Aqua-Sport’s Divers Lodge with it’s unique location on Coral beach, built recently next to the Aqua Sport complex. We provide our guests with quiet, clean inexpensive accommodation, great beach bar and cafe, Bedouin tent and a fantastic opportunity to meet and socialise with divers from all around the world. The lodge has 8 rooms, each room with 5 beds, fresh bed linen is provided and each room has its own en-suite bathroom and the most fantastic sea view from each room. With the most beautiful beach in Eilat offering the most relaxed atmosphere who needs a hotel when you have the Aqua Sport Lodge. 7 Nights A week in the Aqua-Sport Diving Lodge with Diving and also with “learn to dive” 3rd November 2016 thru to April 2017 1 week in the lodge and 10 shore dives from £539.00 Add £132.00 pp for 10 dives – 2 Japanese, 4 Sinai boat, 1 dolphin Add £198.00 pp 10 dives – all Sinai Boat Dives Or 7 Nights in Aqau-Sport Dive Lodge and a PADI Open Water Course from £460.00 pp this is the basic adult universal “learn to dive” course it includes all equipment and instruction however students have to buy a ”students pack – manuals and certification cost around UK for £100 In addition as the course is only 4 days students can also add 4 shore dives £60.00 pp without equipment. To book or for more information, call us on 020 8744 0474
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    Get Wet in Eilat, Fantastic Dive Offers!
    Destination: Eilat
    Aqua Sport dive lodge Eilat

    Get Wet in Eilat with Aqua-Sport, Israel’s premier dive centre. Aqua-Sport operates shore diving as well as customized daily dive boats, which are the first word in diver and snorkelling comfort. We provide unique access to some of the Red Sea’s most untouched and beautiful sites.

    Aqua-Sport’s Divers Lodge with it’s unique location on Coral beach, built recently next to the Aqua Sport complex. We provide our guests with quiet, clean inexpensive accommodation, great beach bar and cafe, Bedouin tent and a fantastic opportunity to meet and socialise with divers from all around the world. The lodge has 8 rooms, each room with 5 beds, fresh bed linen is provided and each room has its own en-suite bathroom and the most fantastic sea view from each room. With the most beautiful beach in Eilat offering the most relaxed atmosphere who needs a hotel when you have the Aqua Sport Lodge.

    7 Nights

    A week in the Aqua-Sport Diving Lodge with Diving and also with “learn to dive”

    3rd November 2016 thru to April 2017

    1 week in the lodge and 10 shore dives from £539.00

    Add £132.00 pp for 10 dives – 2 Japanese, 4 Sinai boat, 1 dolphin

    Add £198.00 pp 10 dives – all Sinai Boat Dives

    Or

    7 Nights in Aqau-Sport Dive Lodge and a PADI Open Water Course from £460.00 pp this is the basic adult universal “learn to dive” course it includes all equipment and instruction however students have to buy a ”students pack – manuals and certification cost around UK for £100

    In addition as the course is only 4 days students can also add 4 shore dives £60.00 pp without equipment.

    To book or for more information, call us on 020 8744 0474

    Price From
    £538
    Price From
    £538
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  • India v England
    Destination: Mumbai
    Our Pick
    Test Series, India v England. In Mumbai, 8 – 12 December Our six night Cricket Tour is based around the Mumbai test in early December and includes flights, accommodation and grandstand tickets for each day of the match. Extensions are also available to the cricket tour with a pre-Christmas stay on beautiful Goa beach, staying in one of a selection of the hotels that we offer. Alternatively, the cricket package can be combined with a tailor-made tour incorporating the majestic Taj Mahal and elegant palaces, a visit to the forts, temples and tigers, a cruise on the River Ganges or a luxury train journey through Rajasthan. Hotel selection: Trident Nariman Point – Bed and Breakfast (Premier Ocean View Room) The hotel is in the heart of vibrant and bustling Mumbai at Nariman Point. Hotel offers panoramic views of the Marine Dive. All rooms are spacious and well appointed with all modern amenities and stunning views. From £2085 per person, based on two sharing Single Room supplement £925 The Oberoi Mumbai – Bed and Breakfast (Luxury Room) The Oberoi Mumbai is situated on the exclusive Marine Drive offering unparalleled views of the Ocean. The rooms are luxurious featuring a king size bed, a walk in wardrobe and all the amenities you would expect from a top class hotel. From £2260 per person, based on two sharing Single Room supplement £1105 The Taj Mahal Palace – Bed and Breakfast (Superior Sea View Room/Tower Wing) The Taj Mahal Palace offers true grandeur, situated in South Mumbai offering splendid views of the Arabian Sea and the Gateway to India. The rooms are well appointed offering stunning sea views and the Gateway to India. From £2425 per person, based on two sharing Single Room supplement £1275 INCLUDES: – International Airfare with applicable tax (this may vary and we will give correct price at time of booking) – Accommodation for 6 nights (7 December – 12 December 2016). Breakfast included. – Roundtrip transfers from airport to hotel and back. – Roundtrip transfers from hotel to Wankhede Stadium. – Cricket tickets based on Grand Stand. – All presently applicable government taxes. Optional Goa Extension 5 nights at the Leela Goa in a Lagoon Terrace: From £1115 per person 5 nights at Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa in a Park Room: From £895 per person 5 nights at Zuri Whitesands Resort & Casino in a Zuri Superior Room: From £795 per person To book or for more information, call us on 020 87440474
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    Cricket Test, India v England 2016: Mumbai 8-12 Dec
    Destination: Mumbai
    Our Pick
    India v England

    Test Series, India v England. In Mumbai, 8 – 12 December

    Our six night Cricket Tour is based around the Mumbai test in early December and includes flights, accommodation and grandstand tickets for each day of the match.

    Extensions are also available to the cricket tour with a pre-Christmas stay on beautiful Goa beach, staying in one of a selection of the hotels that we offer. Alternatively, the cricket package can be combined with a tailor-made tour incorporating the majestic Taj Mahal and elegant palaces, a visit to the forts, temples and tigers, a cruise on the River Ganges or a luxury train journey through Rajasthan.

    Hotel selection:

    Trident Nariman Point – Bed and Breakfast (Premier Ocean View Room)
    The hotel is in the heart of vibrant and bustling Mumbai at Nariman Point. Hotel offers panoramic views of the Marine Dive. All rooms are spacious and well appointed with all modern amenities and stunning views.
    From £2085 per person, based on two sharing
    Single Room supplement £925

    The Oberoi Mumbai – Bed and Breakfast (Luxury Room)
    The Oberoi Mumbai is situated on the exclusive Marine Drive offering unparalleled views of the Ocean. The rooms are luxurious featuring a king size bed, a walk in wardrobe and all the amenities you would expect from a top class hotel.
    From £2260 per person, based on two sharing
    Single Room supplement £1105

    The Taj Mahal Palace – Bed and Breakfast (Superior Sea View Room/Tower Wing)
    The Taj Mahal Palace offers true grandeur, situated in South Mumbai offering splendid views of the Arabian Sea and the Gateway to India. The rooms are well appointed offering stunning sea views and the Gateway to India.
    From £2425 per person, based on two sharing
    Single Room supplement £1275

    INCLUDES:
    – International Airfare with applicable tax (this may vary and we will give correct price at time of booking)
    – Accommodation for 6 nights (7 December – 12 December 2016). Breakfast included.
    – Roundtrip transfers from airport to hotel and back.
    – Roundtrip transfers from hotel to Wankhede Stadium.
    – Cricket tickets based on Grand Stand.
    – All presently applicable government taxes.

    Optional Goa Extension
    5 nights at the Leela Goa in a Lagoon Terrace: From £1115 per person
    5 nights at Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa in a Park Room: From £895 per person
    5 nights at Zuri Whitesands Resort & Casino in a Zuri Superior Room: From £795 per person

    To book or for more information, call us on 020 87440474

    Price From
    £2,085
    Price From
    £2,085
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  • Crusader Travel - Cocos Island
    Destination: Cocos Island, Costa Rica
    Our Pick
    Liveaboard to Cocos Island Costa Rica for 10 Nights Amazing dive offer – Book by 12th of September, Travel from 07 January till 29th of May 2017 Prices from £3642 including flights, overnight San Jose and 10 Nights at Okeanos Aggressor 1 or 2 Don’t miss the Whale Sharks, Schooling Hammerhead Sharks, White-tip Sharks, Tuna, Manta Rays, Turtles and Giant Frogfish and more! If you would like more information or to book this holiday, call us on 020 8744 0474
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    Liveaboard – Cocos Island, Costa Rica
    Destination: Cocos Island, Costa Rica
    Our Pick
    Crusader Travel - Cocos Island

    Liveaboard to Cocos Island Costa Rica for 10 Nights

    Amazing dive offer – Book by 12th of September, Travel from 07 January till 29th of May 2017

    Prices from £3642 including flights, overnight San Jose and 10 Nights at Okeanos Aggressor 1 or 2

    Don’t miss the Whale Sharks, Schooling Hammerhead Sharks, White-tip Sharks, Tuna, Manta Rays, Turtles and Giant Frogfish and more!

    If you would like more information or to book this holiday, call us on 020 8744 0474

    Price From
    £3,642
    Price From
    £3,642
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  • Orlando Family Packages
    Destination: Orlando
    We are proud to offer three Orlando Family Packages with Virgin and Delta. Please note all prices are based on a family of four. 10 nights staying at 3/4 Star Calabay Parc Executive Homes, Departing 17 October 2016, price from £3199 4 Bedroom Villa with Private Pool, 10 Days Full Size Car Hire with Afforable Car Hire and flights from London with Delta. Based on 17 October 2016 departure Calabay Parc is set in a beautiful surrounding of pine trees and orange groves that back onto a conservation area in one of central Florida’s most enviable locations. After a day of entertainment you can come back to your own home, relax by the pool the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of the parks. Calabay Parc is just minutes away from championship golf courses, Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Orlando, shopping and restaurants. An hour drive to the east (Gold Coast) or to the west (Gulf Coast) and you can be at some of Florida’s best beach destinations. All Calabay Parc villas come fully furnished to an exceptional standard. The star attraction is the private screened swimming pool and outdoors lounging furniture; the perfect place to soak up the Floridian sunshine. Inside the spacious main living room is equipped with a television and DVD player, and this also applies to the master bedroom. There is also a house telephone, although additional charges will be incurred for making calls. Towels and bed linen are also supplied for your convenience. 10 nights staying at 4 Star Melia Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration, 23rd August 2016, price from £3299 Suite one bedroom, 10 Days Full Size Car Hire with Afforable Car Hire, Based on 23rd August 2016 departure Situated in the Celebration community in the Orlando area, this luxurious hotel is just minutes away from Disney Downtown Area, Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Epcot and Hollywood Studios. Other attractions such as Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, SeaWorld, Discovery Cove, Aquatica, Holy Land Experience and Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum are easily reachable. 10 nights staying at 4 Star Blue Heron Beach Resort, price from £3399 Apartment one bedroom, 10 Days Full Size Car Hire with Afforable Car Hire. Based on 19th December 2016 departure Quietly situated in a lakefront location just by beautiful Lake Bryan, yet in the centre of the main attractions. A large variety of shops, restaurants and entertainment venues is in walking distance, Walt Disney World Resort is just a short stroll away. Other attractions such as Orlando Premium Outlet Mall, Lake Buena Vista Mall, SeaWorld or Discovery Cove are within easy reach. Flights for all holidays above are from London, though prices from UK airports are available on request
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    Orlando Family Packages with Virgin and Delta
    Destination: Orlando
    Orlando Family Packages

    We are proud to offer three Orlando Family Packages with Virgin and Delta. Please note all prices are based on a family of four.

    10 nights staying at 3/4 Star Calabay Parc Executive Homes, Departing 17 October 2016, price from £3199
    4 Bedroom Villa with Private Pool, 10 Days Full Size Car Hire with Afforable Car Hire and flights from London with Delta. Based on 17 October 2016 departure

    Calabay Parc is set in a beautiful surrounding of pine trees and orange groves that back onto a conservation area in one of central Florida’s most enviable locations. After a day of entertainment you can come back to your own home, relax by the pool the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of the parks. Calabay Parc is just minutes away from championship golf courses, Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Orlando, shopping and restaurants. An hour drive to the east (Gold Coast) or to the west (Gulf Coast) and you can be at some of Florida’s best beach destinations.

    All Calabay Parc villas come fully furnished to an exceptional standard. The star attraction is the private screened swimming pool and outdoors lounging furniture; the perfect place to soak up the Floridian sunshine. Inside the spacious main living room is equipped with a television and DVD player, and this also applies to the master bedroom. There is also a house telephone, although additional charges will be incurred for making calls. Towels and bed linen are also supplied for your convenience.

    10 nights staying at 4 Star Melia Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration, 23rd August 2016, price from £3299
    Suite one bedroom, 10 Days Full Size Car Hire with Afforable Car Hire, Based on 23rd August 2016 departure

    Situated in the Celebration community in the Orlando area, this luxurious hotel is just minutes away from Disney Downtown Area, Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Epcot and Hollywood Studios. Other attractions such as Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, SeaWorld, Discovery Cove, Aquatica, Holy Land Experience and Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum are easily reachable.

    10 nights staying at 4 Star Blue Heron Beach Resort, price from £3399
    Apartment one bedroom, 10 Days Full Size Car Hire with Afforable Car Hire. Based on 19th December 2016 departure

    Quietly situated in a lakefront location just by beautiful Lake Bryan, yet in the centre of the main attractions. A large variety of shops, restaurants and entertainment venues is in walking distance, Walt Disney World Resort is just a short stroll away. Other attractions such as Orlando Premium Outlet Mall, Lake Buena Vista Mall, SeaWorld or Discovery Cove are within easy reach.

    Flights for all holidays above are from London, though prices from UK airports are available on request

    Price From
    £3,199
    Price From
    £3,199
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