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Fantastic Tailor-Made offer to South Africa & Mozambique for Families (12yrs +)
23 July 2019 London Heathrow/Johannesburg
Depart London, Heathrow Airport 20:05
Arrive Johannesburg 08:05 – 24 July
24 July 2019 Johannesburg/Kruger Mpumalanga
Depart Johannesburg 10:00
Arrive Kruger Mpumalanga 10:50
On arrival you will pick up your car hire from Kruger Mpulanga Airport for 5 Days, Toyota Avanza or similar.
Drive to The Sabie Town House Panorama Route and 2 Nights accommodation – 1 x Double & 1 x Triple room on a bed & breakfast basis. Please see attached hotel information.
Panorama Route: Connecting the Lowveld and the spectacular Drakensberg, sandwiched between the Kruger National Park and the Highlands Meander, the historical Panorama Route is a scenic road in the Mpumalanga Province. The route features sensational views of breathtaking natural wonders, fascinating rock formations, impressive waterfalls, scenic hiking trails, and a myriad of fauna and flora. The quaint little town of Graskop serves as the gateway to this wonderful route.
Panorama’s undoubtable highlight is the verdant splendour of Blyde River Canyon, one of the world’s largest green
Canyons featuring lush subtropical vegetation. Some other popular natural attractions along the route include: the
spectacular Lisbon, Berlin, and Mac Mac Falls, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, the Three Rondavels and the astonishing God’s Window. Don’t miss the world-famous Kruger National Park and the picturesque gold rush town of Pilgrim’s Rest, a historic living museum.
26 July 2019 Sabie Sands Private Game Reserve
After breakfast drive to Nkorho Bush Lodge Sabi, and 3 Nights accommodation – 1 x Double room & 1 x Triple room on a Full Board Plus basis (Dinner, Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Daily Activities) see attached Lodge information.
The Sabi Sands Game Reserve offers a spectacular South African safari experience with luxury accommodation in the African bush. The expansive 65 000 hectare game reserve shares a border with the Kruger National Park, one of the largest game reserves in Africa. Sabi Sands Game Reserve’s exclusive lodges offer a unique, diverse experience and a comfortable place to rest after a tiring day at the game reserve. The game reserve is renowned for its magnificent leopard sightings and the reserve boasts the magnificent Big 5, which can be spotted on game drives and game walks. The rangers are experienced and knowledgeable, ensuring that guests can learn all that they can about the area and its fauna, flora and other wildlife.
Nkorho Bush Lodge
• All Meals
• 2 Safaris Daily in 4×4 Vehicles
• Guided walks
29 July 2019 Kruger Mpumalanga/Vilanculos Mozambique
After breakfast Drive to Kruger Mpumalanga Airport and drop off your car hire.
Depart Kruger Mpulanga 11:45
Arrive Vilanculos Mozambique 12:55
On arrival our representative will meet you at the airport and provide transfer to Vilanculos Beach Lodge and 7 Nights’ accommodation – 1x Single Room, 2x Double Room on a Bed & Breakfast basis. Please see attached Lodge information.
Vilanculos: Situated in the Mozambican province of Inhambane, Vilanculos is a laidback town featuring some lovely beaches lapped by crystal-clear turquoise waters. It is stocked with all the amenities needed for a fantastic seaside holiday. This bustling coastal town has its own international airport and serves as a great base for exploring the idyllic islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago. The town itself offers good diving, a wide range of accommodation choices and a lively nightlife. Visitors can jump on a traditional dhow boat and venture to the pristine Bazaruto Archipelago, browse for fresh produce and locally-made souvenirs in the bustling market in the centre of town, and spend the day soaking up the sun on an array of idyllic beaches. Other popular activities include: horse riding, game fishing, kitesurfing, scuba diving, snorkelling and sailing.
04 August 2019 Vilanculos Mozambique/Johannesburg/London Heathrow
Transfer from Vilanculos Beach Lodge to Vilanculos Airport
Depart Vilanculos 13:45
Arrive Johannesburg 15:30
Depart Johannesburg 20:20
Arrive London Heathrow 06:35 – 05 August
Total Price as per itinerary for Family of 5 from £16,248.00
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this amazing family offer to South Africa & Mozambique and for further information.
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.
February Half Term Mauritius Family Offer
7 Nights in a 2-Bedroom Family Apartment at Canonnier Beachcomber Resort & Spa from £6260.00 per family of 4.
• 7 nights in a 2-Bedroom Family Apartment
• Emirates flights from Heathrow
• All inclusive, 2 adults & 2 children (U/12)
• Free kids club, land & water sports
• Airport transfers in Mauritius
• Departs 15 February 2019
Canonnier Beachcomber Resort & Spa is commanding spectacular views over the northern islands and sparkling Indian Ocean, Canonnier Beachcomber Golf Resort & Spa is a friendly and welcoming resort set on a historic peninsula (home to an ancient lighthouse, the ruins of an old fortress and several old cannons), but it’s the hospitable and relaxed Mauritian atmosphere that makes this a great Mauritius hotel choice.
Lush, tropical gardens dotted with cascading pools and a string of secluded creeks the resort is the ideal place to relax, plus you are just a short drive away from the entertainment and shops of Grand Baie – so you really do have the best of both worlds. All rooms have fresh contemporary Mauritian interiors and the gardens and beach make the most of its peninsula setting. The unique spa is located in the branches of a Banyan tree ideal for a relaxing treat and there’s a whole host of free land and water sports.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this amazing February Half Term Mauritius Family Offer and for further information
8 night Jordan Discovery and Israel Holy Land Tour
We can offer this exciting Tour on 19 January from £1299.00 per person as per itinerary below, including flights, hand baggage only. Other Dates available on request.
19th January – Depart Gatwick 09.05 arrive Aqaba 16.45
Arrival Aqaba Airport, meet and assistance then transfer to Lacosta Hotel or similar, Aqaba or similar. Dinner & Overnight
20th January – Aqaba – Wadi Rum – Petra.
After Breakfast, drive to Wadi Rum or (Valley of the Moon), where Geologists believed that this Desert was created from a great crack on the Surface of the earth. Archaeologists believe that Wadi Rum was inhabited in the prehistoric periods, On the way to Wadi Rum, visiting the Seven Pillars of Wisdom, named by Lawrence of Arabia, and then continue to visit Desert Police Station, with their beautiful uniforms, with possibility to enjoy 2 hours trip with Jeeps to explore more about Wadi Rum where you visit different beautiful sites in the Desert. Drive to Petra, Dinner & Overnight in Petra Panorama Hotel or similar
21st January – Full day visit Petra – Amman.
After breakfast, Visit Petra. Your ultimate destination is the astonishing rose-red city of Petra, which was built by Nabatean (An early Arab people). Petra was renowned for its massive architecture, pools, dams and water channels. Petra is the legacy of the Nabatean who settles in the South of Jordan more than 2 thousands years ago. They dominated the trade routes of ancient Arabia. The Nabateans Kingdom reached to Damascus and includes part of Sinai and Negev Desert. The visit starts by riding horses from the main Entrance of Petra for about 600-700 m to the Siq and back on horses same distance to the main Entrance, then walk through the Siq (1.2 km), where you face in the end the most impressive Facade of the Treasury. Then visit Royal Tombs, The Court, Roman Theatre, Roman Street, Qasr El Bint. Later on transfer to Amman Dinner& Overnight.
22nd January- City Tour of Amman & Jerash:
After Breakfast, prepare yourself for special day, as we will begin by visiting Amman the Capital of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan by visiting National Museum, Citadel, then drive through down town, visit Mosque. Later on drive northern to visit one of the best Roman preserved city of the World, Jerash is 45 km north of Amman. Then drive to Amman. Dinner & Overnight in Amman Gerassa Hotel or similar
23rd January – Jerusalem
Transfer to Allenby Bridge over the Jordan River crossing to Israel, here you will be met by our representative and transfer to your hotel, Jerusalem Gate overnight Bed & Breakfast
24th January – Tel Aviv
Today your hotel can arrange a transfer by cherut taxi (not included in the cost) at your leisure to Tel Aviv
Central Hotel, overnight Bed & Breakfast
25th January – Galilee
Early a.m. departure for the two day, one night tour to the Galilee
Visiting; Caeserea, Haifa, Acre, Rosh Hanikra, Nazareth, Tiberias, Capernaum, Yardenit
Overnight in North Israel, Bed & Breakfast
26th January – Galilee/Tel Aviv
Galilee Tour ends late afternoon and overnight Central Hotel, Tel Aviv on Bed & Breakfast
27th January – Depart Tel Aviv 20.50 arrive Gatwick 00.05 (28th Jan)
At Leisure in Tel Aviv and take train or taxi to Ben Gurion, Tel Aviv airport
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book 8 night Jordan Discovery and Israel Holy Land Tour and for further information.
Explore Jordan with New Direct Flights from Gatwick (weekly flights November till March included)
1st Departure is on 10th of November and Explore Jordan with new direct flights from Gatwick is from £887.00 per person on a Half Board with 3* Hotels;
There is a reduction of £45.00 person if 4 or 5 people share 2 rooms
Other dates as well as 4* and 5* Hotels are also available
Explore Jordan Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival to Aqaba
Arrival Aqaba Airport, transfer to Aqaba, Dinner & Overnight in Aqaba
Day 02: Aqaba – Wadi Rum – Petra.
After Breakfast drive to Wadi Rum or (Valley of the Moon), where Geologists believed that this Desert was created from a great crack on the Surface of the earth. Archaeologists believe that Wadi Rum was inhabited in the prehistoric periods, On the way to Wadi Rum, visiting the Seven Pillars of Wisdom, named by Lawrence of Arabia, and then continue to visit Desert Police Station, with their beautiful uniforms, with possibility to enjoy 2 hours trip with Jeeps to explore more about Wadi Rum where you visit different beautiful sites in the Desert. Then to Petra, Dinner & Overnight in Petra
Day 03: Full day visit Petra
After breakfast, Visit Petra Your ultimate destination is the astonishing rose-red city of Petra, which was built by Nabatean (An early Arab people). Petra was renowned for it massive architecture, pools, dams and water channels. Petra is the legacy of the Nabatean who settles in the South of Jordan more than 2 thousands years ago. They dominated the trade routes of ancient Arabia. The Nabateans Kingdom reached to Damascus and includes part of Sinai and Negev Desert. The visit starts by riding horses from the main Entrance of Petra for about 600-700 m to the Siq and back on horses same distance to the main Entrance, then walk through the Siq (1.2 KM), where you face in the end the most impressive Facade of the Treasury. Then visit Royal Tombs, The Court, Roman Theatre, Roman Street, Qasr El Bint. Dinner & Overnight in Petra
Day 04: Petra – Little Petra–Amman
After breakfast at Hotel in Petra, drive about 8 km north of Petra to visit Beidha, what is called also as (little Petra), which is famous of it is oldest settlement in Jordan history which goes back to the Iron Age, little Petra has also small (Siq) and some other fascinating building, monuments and small theatre to visit, After visit continue to drive via desert highway to Amman, panoramic visit of Amman. Transfer to Hotel. Dinner & Overnight in Amman
Day 05: City Tour of AMMAN + Jerash – Amman
After Breakfast, prepare yourself for special day, as we will begin by visiting Amman the Capital of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan by visiting National Museum, Citadel, then
Drive through down town, visit Mosque .then drive north to about 45 KM. To Jerash one of the best preserved Roman Towns in the world. Its Triumphal Arch, which was built at 129 to honour the visit to Emperor Hadrian just one part of massive building, today you can walk through “Street of Columns”, Roman Cardo. The Two Huge Tamales of Zeus and Airtimes and a lot of other different sites .Then drive back to Amman. Dinner & Overnight in Amman
Day 06 : Amman – Madaba – Mt. Nebo – Dead Sea AQABA
After Breakfast, Drive to Madaba to visit St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church in Madaba, which was rebuilt in 1897. The world of mosaic map by an unknown mosaicist who worked in Madaba towards the middle of the Sixth Century AD. It is the oldest preserved and most detailed ancient map of the lands extending east and west of the River Jordan from Lebanon to Egypt, from the desert to the Mediterranean. Then drive Mt. Nebo (Siyagha) is the memorial of Prophet Moses. The memorial consists of a Trefoil Church built in the 4th century AD and is famous for having been visited by the Pilgrim In the 5th century AD, a nave was added to the Trefoil Church. In the sixth century, around 530 AD, then drive to lowest point on earth to Dead Sea, time to swim and relax then drive back to Aqaba. Dinner & Overnight in Aqaba.
Day 07: Aqaba
After Breakfast, Full day Free in Aqaba
Day 08: Transfer to Aqaba Airport
After Breakfast, transfer to Aqaba Airport (End of Services)
The above price includes:
1. 7 Nights’ accommodation in the selected Hotel category on Half Board basis.
2. All entrance fees and a short horse ride in Petra.
3. All excursions in modern air-conditioned vehicle + English Speaking Driver.
4. Jeep Safari in Wadi Rum for 2 hours.
5. Free Entry Visa to Jordan.(passport Details needed)
6. Above Rates are valid for minimum 2 Pax.
7. Transfers from/to AQJ A/P.
8. Meet and assistance upon Arrival and Dep.
9. Local English Speaking Guide in Petra only (2-3 hours).
10. Flights with 20kg baggage allowance
1. Private drinks and expenses.
2. All kinds of Tips.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Explore Jordan with New Direct Flights from Gatwick and for further information on other Jordan Holidays.
Dive Manado, Bunaken and Lembeh, Dive Best of the Worlds!
Bunaken and Lembeh combine to offer world-class diving, with a fantastic variety of dive sites and an incredible marine biodiversity.
Most of the reefs of the Bunaken National Marine Park are rich and unspoilt, with pristine and abundant soft coral and fish life in huge concentration.
Diving in and around Bunaken is mostly wall diving and drift diving, but also includes several beautiful coral slopes. Dive Bunaken National Park and Manado with Eco Divers, a PADI 5 Star Dive Center: offering more than 50 different dive sites, most of them within the park. The variety of both fish and soft coral is outstanding, making this area one of the top places in the world with regards to biodiversity.
World famous for its macro life, Lembeh is most probably simply the best place in the world for macro photography! Lembeh Strait plays host to a cornucopia of weird and wonderful creatures to be found here and here alone and dive in Lembeh Strait is a unique experience with no equals in the world.
Dive with Eco Divers, a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort: they moor over shallow black sandy slopes where seahorses and nudibranchs are in abundance. Then there are the inimicus devilfish, pegasus sea moths, frogfish, flying gurnards, wonderpus, mimic, blue ring and coconut octopus, flamboyant cuttlefish, hairy frogfish, Ambon scorpion fish, ornate ghost pipefish, ribbon eels and many other species.
Eco Divers, a PADI 5 Star Dive resort, is the only operator to offer you to dive Lembeh with all the comfort of a resort combined with the convenience of a dive liveaboard.
WHEN TO GO:
Jan to Dec: Departures 6 times per week throughout the year. April to October high season.
30 May 2019 10 Nights Manado and Lembeh from £1899.00 per person including flights from Heathrow. Other dates are available.
Price includes in Manado
Transfers in Manado
Eco Divers Manado @ Mercure
5 nights’ accommodation in an air-conditioned Superior Room (double/twin sharing)
5 days of boat diving on Air (3 guided day-dives per day), with cylinders & weights Full Board Meal Plan, including mineral water
Eco Divers Resort Lembeh
5 nights’ accommodation in an air-conditioned room (double/twin sharing)
4 days of boat diving on Air (up to 3 guided day-dives per day), with cylinders & weights Full Board Meal Plan, including mineral water Airport transfers
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this magical Dive Manado, Bunaken and Lembeh and for further information.
Eilat Bird Festival – 17th March to 24th March 2019
17th March: Luton to Ovda and return from Ovda to Luton on 24th March
Full birding programme and half board accommodation at the Agamim hotel from £1920.00 per person or Vista Boutique Hotel on Bed and Breakfast basis and full programme from £1550.00 per person or 3 Day Bird Package at Vista on Bed and Breakfast basis from £1250.00 per person.
The Eilat Bird Festival is hosted each Spring at the peak of the migration period in Eilat, on the Red Sea, with tours throughout Israel’s southern regions, including the Arava, the Eilat Mountains, the Negev and the Dead Sea.
The Eilat Birds Festival is hosted by the Israel Ornithological Center and is designed to bring together birders from the world over for an unforgettable week of birds, migration and nature during the peak of spring migration.
The festival is a week long event that includes day and night bird watching tours to all the best sites in southern Israel, many bird related activities, presentations, talks and more.
Packages include accommodation, your choice of several free fully guided tours daily and evening activities. Past festivals hosted hundreds of birdwatchers from all over Europe and the US that enjoyed a host of real rarities, including extreme vagrants and many memorable migration days.
To book or for more information for Eilat Bird Festival, please call us on 020 8744 0474
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
Return Flights from Heathrow to Male (12 April – 20 April)
Full board, including water, tea, coffee, snacks between meals and after dives
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.
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.
Bruce`s Lates – Fun in the Sun
EILAT – Average Temperature 22°C
Wednesday 19 December from Luton
7 Nights 3* Plus Americana B&B from £653.00 per person
7 Nights 4* U Coral All Inclusive from £915.00 per person
Sunday 23 December from Luton
7 Nights 4* Royal Garden Self Catering from £149.00 per person
Wednesday 26 December from Luton
7 Nights 4* Leonardo Plaza Half Board from £969.00 per person
AQABA – Average Temperature 22°C
Saturday 22 December from Gatwick
7 Nights 5* The Kempinski Aqaba B&B from £1162.00 per person
7 Nights 5* Tala Bay Resort B&B from £948.00 per person
7 Nights 5* Doubletree by Hilton B&B from £902.00 per person
29 December from Gatwick
7 Nights 5* Tala Bay Resort B&B from £982.00 per person
7 Nights 5* Doubletree by Hilton B&B from £1030.00 per person
7 Nights 4* Golden Tulip B&B from £807.00 per person
NILE CRUISE (Luxor) – Average Temperature 25°C
Monday 17 December 7nts at 5* M.S. Steigenberger Full board & Excursions, from £997.00 per person (no single sup on request)
ISRAEL DISCOVERY – Average Temperature 23°C
Saturday 21 December 7 nights Kibbutz Fly Drive B&B from £855.00 per person
Other Dates are available on request
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book Bruce`s Lates – Fun in the Sun and for further information.
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.
• 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
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.
BOTSWANA & ZAMBIA
WITH LUXURIOUS SANCTUARY PROPERTIES
Amazing special offer not to be missed!
Experience the amazing wetlands of the Okavango Delta, the huge herds of elephants in Chobe National Park, and the spectacular Victoria Falls in Zambia, whilst staying in luxurious Sanctuary properties.
3 nights Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp, Okavango Delta
2 nights Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero, Chobe National Park
2 nights Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma, Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, Victoria Falls
Price was £4225.00
Now from £3325.00 per person for travel mid-January to end of March 2019
Includes: Flights, transfers, meals, drinks, game viewing, emergency medical evacuation and park fees, canoeing, sundowner cruise on the Zambezi, tour of the Victoria Falls (excluding Victoria Falls Heritage Fees), walking safaris, local village tour, and fishing.
Call Crusader Travel today on 020 87440474 to book this amazing special offer to BOTSWANA & ZAMBIA and for further information