Bruce’s trip to the LGBT Travel Trade Gazette Event

by Bruce Lyons - July 14, 2017
LGBT Travel

A sort of watershed day for me really as, after more than 60 years in the travel business I was to discover an entirely different perspective of travel – another community’s view on vacations. At 07.30 I set off from Twickenham by bus and tube to Kensington High Street, the venue; The Roof Garden, somewhere I’d heard about, …Read More

Billur’s Maldives Adventure – 8 Islands in 8 Days

by Billur Owen - December 17, 2016
Maldives Adventure

Here at Crusader Travel, we pride ourselves on our extensive knowledge of the destinations we sell to our clients and I would like to tell you about my recent Maldives adventure, which saw me visit eight islands in eight days!

Vivanta By Taj – Coral Reef
This lovely island is perfect for exotic ocean views and spectacular sunsets. It was …Read More

Black Friday Holiday Deals

by Bruce Lyons - November 24, 2016
Black Friday

Black Friday is here! But fear not, we are not encouraging you to go and squabble over a ginormous TV in your local Tesco…..we want you to make a great saving on your next holiday from the comfort of your home or office.

Below you will find some of the best holiday deals we are offering from Black Friday …Read More

The Twickenham Festival Raffle Winner – what a story!

by Hedda Lyons - November 3, 2016
Twickenham Festival

As some of you may know, we at Crusader Travel play a large role in the running of the Twickenham Town Business Association. Each year the Association stages the Twickenham Festival, and as part of the festivities, we donate a raffle prize of a self-catering holiday to Sicily and this year the charities that benefited from the raffle …Read More

Sicily in Spring with Skye Gyngell

by Bruce Lyons - November 3, 2016
Skye Gyngell

Many locals will be familar with the name Skye Gyngell. Skye became head chef at Petersham Nurseries, where she received critical acclaim and a Michelin Star.

Skye came to my attention again recently when I read with interest that she is the star attraction for two culinary week holidays in Sicily, in March and April next year. These breaks …Read More

Bruce to the rescue!

by Billur Owen - September 23, 2016

Here we have a message from another happy client – Katia Gamberoni – who was delighted with the level of service she received on a recent trip to Egypt.

I would just like to say a huge thanks to Bruce and the amazing Crusader team for arranging our fantastic diving holiday in Dahab, South Sinai, Egypt. Due to there …Read More

Our Latest Cruise Offers

by Bruce Lyons - September 11, 2016

We continue to offer some incredibe deals on a selection of cruise charters and also our Asia river packages.

The images below show all such packages we are currently offering – many with a second passenger travels free offer. For more information on any of these cruise offers, call us on 020 8744 0474. Alternatively click on the links …Read More

Melis’s Sea Kayaking Experience at Bougainville

by Hedda Lyons - August 29, 2016

We hope you enjoyed Selen’s Diving Experience which featured on our blog two weeks ago. Travel writing runs in the Owen family and now it’s Melis’s turn to have her travel experience published! If you’d like to learn a bit more about kayaking in Kas, please visit our experience page about it.

Melis’s Sea kayaking experience

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Selen’s Diving Experience

by Hedda Lyons - August 18, 2016

As you’d expect, our staff are extremely passionate about travelling and visiting new destinations. This passion seems to run in our team’s families and we seem to have a budding travel writer in our midst! Selen Owen, one of Billur Owen’s daughters (who is a senior travel planner), has penned this wonderful piece about her recent trip to …Read More

Cruise to the Rhythms of the Deep South

by Bruce Lyons - June 23, 2016

We are delighted to offer travellers a once-in-a-lifetime voyage aboard Louisiane, the first premium, boutique riverboat to explore America’s heartland – Rhythms of the Deep South. Operated by French America Line, Rhythms of the Deep South will depart from New Orleans on 26 October 2016, and embark on a 14 night voyage through the Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee, Cumberland …Read More

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