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We’re an independent agency based in the heart of Twickenham. We love making our customers’ holiday dreams come true. We have many loyal and repeat customers which we feel is a result of the high level servce we offer. 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 & attentive family team also includes our daughter, Shona. We 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 11am to 6pm but we’re happy to stay open into the evening, and on Sundays by arrangement.

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Crusader Travel is an independent, specialist travel agency, founded in 1995 by husband and wife team Bruce and Hedda Lyons, who’ve been active in travel since the 60’s. They are both qualified divers and their travel expertise is vast.

Hedda and Bruce have created an environment that encourages its people to cultivate their own travel interests and specialities, whether it is diving, cruises, family resorts, luxury spas or particular destinations around the world.

The result is a small and highly experienced team of people who can recommend options for you, from the diving spots and learn-to-dive centres, to relaxing hiking in Europe, adventures in Africa, family-friendly holidays, tours to Guatemala and Mexico and even dog sledding in Greenland.

Crusader Travel Offers

Delivering magical holidays since the 1960’s