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Every booking we make is fully protected financially by our ABTA and ATOL bonding, so you can rest assured that your holidays are safe in our hands.

Paul Hardwick Head of Commercial

Fred. Olsen Travel Fred. Olsen Travel have been in business since 1988 and have grown steadily over the years into a diverse and multi-faceted travel and cruise agency, tour operation and general sales agent. Our retail shops started in East Anglia and we now have nine locations, two of which are in Norfolk. We also have a further five locations down on the south coast of England. In Norfolk we have an in store branch within the Jarrold Department Store and we also have our Thorpe Travel shop on Plumstead Road in Norwich. Having grown to a number of locations, we now serve thousands of loyal customers in booking their travel and cruises and have gained an incredible reputation for our high service standards, industry knowledge and expertise from our fantastic staff.

Like everyone, this year has been incredibly hard for all in travel as the pandemic and lockdown temporarily closed our retail branches and still restricts holidays and cruises throughout the World. We have been managing our business through this crisis and we are confident and optimistic that when travel can resume normally that demand for travel and holidays will be bigger than ever. Earlier this year we were saddened by the news that Travel Norwich Airport had ceased trading, however, we are delighted to get the opportunity to revive the brand and once again provide a specialist service for people wanting to travel from Norwich Airport. Whilst we were already selling holidays from Norwich in both of our Norfolk Branches we are using this opportunity to create a specialist focus on travelling from your local airport which we are sure people will want more than ever when they are planning their holidays for 2021 and beyond. We have also managed to create new roles and recruit two members of the original Travel Norwich Airport staff - Karen Gowing and Mark Heffer who will be joining us during October.

Both Karen and Mark will be fantastic additions to our existing team in Norwich and to celebrate the re-launch of the brand we have put together this magazine of offers and information for you. Plus we have some great offers available when you book your next holiday with Travel Norwich Airport in store at Jarrold Department Store, Norwich or at Thorpe Travel, Norwich. For your convenience you can see them in both Norwich branches, either in the city or on the outskirts. The plan is that Karen and Mark will job share at the moment and will work the following pattern: Mondays Karen will be at Thorpe Travel Tuesdays Karen will be at Jarrold Wednesdays Mark will be at Thorpe Travel Thursdays Mark will be at Jarrold Fridays Karen will be at Jarrold every other Friday from 19th October Karen joins our team on Monday 12th October whilst Mark will join on Wednesday 28th October after getting back from some Wintersun in Cyprus, one of very few European destinations still open without quarantine restrictions.

We have some fantastic launch offers for you, so it is a great time to book yourself something to look forward to...

When you book any holiday departing from Norwich Airport at a minimum value of £750pp, for 2 adults or more you can choose either: FREE airport parking* or FREE airport taxi transfers** PLUS, if you book a holiday greater than £1500pp you can also benefit from a FREE airport lounge pass*** to start your holiday off in style Terms & Conditions *FREE Airport Parking at Norwich Airport is available when you book any holiday for 2 of £750pp or more **FREE Airport Taxi Transfers available if you live within a 15 mile radius of Norwich Airport (excess mileage charge may apply if you live further than 15 miles from the Airport) ***FREE Airport Lounge Pass is also available when booking any holiday greater than £1500pp Offer is subject to availability or change and may be withdrawn at any time.

Let’s get reacquainted!


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Mark Heffer I am Mark Heffer and have a daughter Alice who I brought up on my own since she was 4 yrs old and has now turned 28, so a very proud Dad, and I met my fiancée Debbie 5 years ago. My career in the travel industry started in 1979 with Air Anglia based at Norwich Airport in reservations, during my 40 plus years in travel I have worked for Airlines, a luxury long haul tour operator but predominantly independent travel agents. I pride myself in offering a quality service to each and every client, building a special rapport to ensure repeat business, which has resulted in amazing friendships over the years. My favourite place is Cyprus and particularly love Asimina Suites, Athena Royal and the Annabelle, coupled with the lovely restaurants that Paphos has to offer. I have been very fortunate to visit : Greece, Spain, Morocco, Cyprus, Canary Islands, Innsbruck, Copenhagen, Venice, Prague, Antigua, Barbados, Mauritius, Bahamas, Jamaica, New York and Dubai... so far! My top travel tip would be always eat at your favourite restaurant on your first and last night, relax and soak up the sun you’re on your well deserved holiday and enjoy those cocktails ! My most memorable experience was on a surprise birthday trip for Debbie to Venice, and we had the most stunning trip on a private water taxi across the lagoon direct to our amazing hotel the Ai Reali. I love the fact that every holiday enquiry is different and I deal with clients from every walk of life, ensuring that each and every customer has the holiday of a lifetime and the opportunity to make special memories that last a lifetime. I still have many places that I would love to visit including The Maldives, Zanzibar and the Far East.

Karen Gowing I am Karen Gowing, a mum of 4 and nanny of 8 (costs me a fortune). I haven’t always worked in travel but I’ve always enjoyed travelling. One day I was booking our family holiday to Disney World Florida, and I thought to myself what a lovely job this would be, helping to make other peoples dreams a reality. So I decided that when my youngest daughter started middle school I would look into becoming a travel agent. In 2007, I enrolled in City College Norwich to study travel & tourism. It was the best decision I made. I achieved a Distinction Star. Student of the year, achieving the highest score in 7 years. It was not because I was older and wiser, I struggled like everyone with some of the tasks, it was because I was extremely passionate and wanted to achieve my goal so badly. I went on to get my first job in travel in 2009 at Thomas Cook in Norwich, and from there I moved to Travel Norwich Airport where I worked until May this year. I have travelled to many places over the years including Spain, Tenerife, Majorca, Halkadiki, Amsterdam, Jersey (War tunnels and war history is a must), Gibraltar (England in the sun. I adore Gibraltar), Iceland (didn’t see the Northern Lights), Lapland, Disneyland Paris, Bulgaria, Turkey, Belgium, Egypt, Florida, Memphis, Maderia, Jamaica (this was my last trip in February).

I love every trip I take all for different reasons. Florida, as it was a fun family holiday. Memphis was a dream of mine as I am a huge music fan, particularly Elvis. I stayed at the Heartbreak Hotel which is now known as The GuestHouse at Graceland. Just across the road from the mansion. The Sun Studios and Gibson Guitar Museum are definitely a must, all the Soul & Motown history is just amazing. You also do not want to miss the ducks at the Peabody Hotel. I found Jamaica magical as my first Caribbean Holiday, made extra special by my partner proposing to me whilst we were there. I said yes, obviously. Next on my bucket list is Las Vegas. My fiancé and I were booked to stay at the Bellagio in June this year for my 50th birthday. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 this was cancelled, so will have to go back on my list. I’d also like to do Route 66 and visit Malta. More cruises are also on my list of must dos, I have been on a couple of cruise ships NCL & MSC and hope to see many more in the future. The best thing about my job is meeting people, getting to know them & helping to make their dream holiday a reality. I can’t wait to get started on this new venture with Fred. Olsen Travel and do the job I love again sending local people on holiday from our local airport.

Both Mark and Karen cannot wait to see you again soon and catch-up with you. See back page for the branch contact details. Also, don’t forget the special offer available for holidays departing from Norwich Airport.




♥ All inclusive ♥ Adult only holidays ♥ Family holidays ♥ Luxury holidays ♥ Beach holidays ♥



Guayarmina Princess Hotel

Mayor Verde Grand Resort

Nana Golden Beach

Tenerife, Spain December 2020 - April 2021 7-Nights | All-Inclusive Fly from Norwich Airport

Corfu, Greece May 2021 - October 2021 7-Nights | All-Inclusive Fly from Norwich Airport

Crete, Greece May 2021 - October 2021 7-Nights | All-Inclusive Fly from Norwich Airport


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Club Adakoy Resort

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Globales Mediterrani

Dalaman, Turkey May 2021 - October 2021 7-Nights | All-Inclusive Fly from Norwich Airport

Majorca, Spain May 2021 - October 2021 7-Nights | All-Inclusive Fly from Norwich Airport

Menorca, Spain May 2021 - August 2021 7-Nights | All-Inclusive Fly from Norwich Airport




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St George Hotel

Rhodos Horizon Resort

Riu Buenavista

Paphos, Cyprus May 2021 - September 2021 7-Nights | All-Inclusive Fly from Norwich Airport

Rhodes, Greece May 2021 - October 2021 7-Nights | All-Inclusive Fly from Norwich Airport

Tenerife, Spain May 2021 - October 2021 7-Nights | All-Inclusive Fly from Norwich Airport


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you can book your TUI holiday with our Norwich Airport Travel Specialists *Terms & conditions apply. Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing. Subject to availability and change.

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4H POMME D’OR 29 May-11 Sep 2021 Bed & breakfast

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Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing and are subject to availability. Includes accommodation with breakfast and travel by air from Norwich. *If you book by 31 Jan 21. Airport development fee payable at Norwich Airport £10 per adult. Based on travel in 2021.

Stay at the Hotel Jardin Tecina La Gomera, Canary Islands

Fly from Norwich 8 Days from £899PP

The Hotel Jardín Tecina is a peaceful, picturesque resort located on the idyllic island of La Gomera, which is a beautifully unspoilt cay situated in the western part of the Canary Islands, only 47 kilometres from Tenerife. For centuries, erosion and volcanic activity have sculpted the deep ravines that shape its spectacular landscape, along with the fertile valleys and cliffs that overlook the Atlantic Ocean.

Suggested departure date

A Canary Island holiday is a great choice all year round, thanks to the enviable climate you can enjoy there from January through to December. As you gaze off into the blue horizon, where the Atlantic meets a cloudless sky, your view will be dominated by Mount Teide on the neighbouring island of Tenerife.

• 7 nights stay at The Hotel Jardin Tecina, La Gomera (Half Board basis - breakfast & evening meal)

Although La Gomera has plenty to see and do, you won’t even need to leave the resort if you don’t want to. They have fantastic facilities in the form swimming pools and other sports activities, as well as a comprehensive spa to help you relax and unwind. Their kid’s club is on hand to help entertain the little ones and when it comes to mealtimes there are plenty of opportunities to try the local cuisine in their range of bars and restaurants. Not forgetting, of course, the impressive 18-hole golf course which winds its way along the cliff-top, offering breathtaking views at every turn.

9th May 2021

What’s Included • Return flights from Norwich Airport

• Private overseas transfers and ferry crossing • 10kg hand luggage allowance per person - additional checked-in luggage is available on request Tailor-make your stay with 4, 7, 11 & 14 night durations or longer. Enhance your holiday with day trips and excursions please ask for details Winter 2020/2021

Departing on Thursdays between 24th December 2020 & 22nd April 2021

Summer 2021

Departing on Thursdays between 30th September & 21st October 2021 and Sundays between 2nd May & 24th October 2021


Contact our specialist staff for more details

Northern Lights Short Break to Lapland

Your Northern Lights break begins with a flight to Enontekiö in Finland. From this airport, you make the 1-hour transfer to Karesuando a spectacular journey, travelling through the majestic forests and passing countless frozen lakes. The highlight of your break will be the two occasions when you set off beneath an Arctic night sky in the hope of encountering the fabled northern lights. Your itinerary includes all the activities detailed below. We’ll organise the running order according to the local conditions while you’re there. We can also give you the chance to choose from our programme of optional excursions: perhaps spend a night in an igloo – a highlight of our Arctic Spirit programmes.



PRICE INCLUDES Return flights & resort airport transfers


18kg Luggage Allowance

17 February 2022

Full-board hotel accommodation


2-hour Northern Lights snowmobile safari

3 Nights

1-hour ‘Call of the Wild’ husky safari


1-hour Northern Lights forest trek



Price is per person and based on 2 adults sharing. Subject to availability. Terms & Conditions apply.

Loan of thermal suits and boots All taxes and government air passenger duty

Contact our specialist staff for more details NORWICH AIRPORT

Kingdoms of Southeast Asia Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand

Delve into an ancient and mysterious world of rural landscapes, bustling cities, and fascinating history in Southeast Asia. From Hoan Kiem Lake and the Hoa Lo prison, to a street food adventure through the city, Vietnam’s balance of peace, modernism and prosperity engage your thoughts and senses. On a charming junk boat, bask in the serenity of Ha Long Bay. Find inspiration at Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temple, the world’s largest religious structure. A local Laotian family welcomes you into their home for dinner. Explore the hundreds of Buddhas found in the Pak Ou caves. This is an incomparable mosaic of culture and history that unfolds within a blink of the eye.

Fly from Norwich 22 Days from £4,499PP

DEPARTURES AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT 2021 - 2022 Suggested departure date

11th March 2021

What’s Included • Return flights from Norwich Airport • 1 night pre-tour hotel stay • 19 nights touring with flights, transport, excursions and accommodation throughout • 34 meals, (19 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 8 dinners) • Experienced Collette tour manager • 23kg luggage allowance per person Optional additional excursions available at an extra charge please ask for details Why not extend your stay with 3 Nights in Bangkok from £630PP Indirect flights from Norwich Airport included

Detailed Tour Itinerary

flavors. Conclude your day at the mausoleum of Tu Duc, an elaborate royal tomb dedicated to the former emperor.

Day 1 Outbound flight

Day 9 Hue - Hoi An On your way to Hoi An, travel the coast and countryside via the breathtaking Hai Van Pass. Pause for a glimpse of Lang Co, a quaint fishing village. Arrive in the trading port of ancient Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage site. On a walking tour of the old town, stroll by the ornate Chinesestyle temple Phuc Kien Assembly Hall and a 400-yearold Japanese covered bridge. End at the vibrant riverside market on the banks of the Thu Bon. Tonight, enjoy another memorable meal at a local restaurant.

Day 2 Pre-tour hotel stay Day 3 Hanoi, Vietnam Set out on a journey that reveals the best of Southeast Asia. From the villages of Vietnam and the temples of Cambodia to the friendly locals of Laos and the lively energy of Thailand, embark on an unforgettable cultural adventure. Start your journey in Vietnam – where lush valleys and verdant fields create a beautiful country with a long and rich history. Your tour opens in Hanoi. Layers of the city’s complex past can be found interwoven into its modern culture. Known for its French colonial architecture, tree-lined streets, and vibrant street food scene, Hanoi is Vietnam’s dynamic capital and second most populous city. Day 4 Hanoi Start your morning with a city tour of Hanoi. Visit Ba Dinh Square and the Temple of Literature. Follow the meandering streets, decorated with temples and pagodas, and feast on the history before you. After working up an appetite, enjoy a walking food tour featuring some of Vietnam’s most famous dishes such as banh mi and pho. Enjoy coffee and views of Hoan Kiem Lake – the “Lake of the Restored Sword” – at a rooftop café. Later this evening, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. Day 5 Hanoi Rise early to walk around Hoan Kiem Lake. Watch Tai Chi practitioners moving along the waterfront in this peaceful respite as the city comes to life for the day. Your day continues at the infamous Hoa Lo Prison. This historic site, dubbed the “Hanoi Hilton” by American POWs, is now a museum that tells the story of Colonial history from the Vietnamese perspective. Following your visit, sit down with a local veteran from the Vietnam War to chat and connect with him as he recounts his history. Day 6 Hanoi - Ha Long Bay Journey to Ha Long Bay and board a charming junk boat for an overnight cruise - the perfect vantage point for soaking up the landscape. Once on board, enjoy a feast of fresh seafood as you sail past vistas of low green mountains, small villages, hundreds of islands, and limestone peaks jutting out from the sea. Disembark to discover the wonders of nature, history, and archaeology. Back on board, sit back and relax as the sounds and peaceful sway of the boat lull you to sleep. Day 7 Ha Long Bay - Hanoi - Hue Awaken as the fog gently lifts above the emerald surface of Ha Long Bay. The day begins with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck. Then, it’s your choice! Explore vibrant waters by traditional row boat -OR- see it from the seat of a kayak. Cruise back to the harbor and return to Hanoi to board your flight to Hue. Day 8 Hue At the shores of the Perfume River, board a traditional dragon boat and sail to Thien Mu Pagoda, a 17th-century temple better known as the “Heavenly Lady Pagoda.” Continue to Hue’s legendary Imperial City, enclosed within a stone citadel. Stop at a local nunnery for a lunch featuring fresh Vietnamese

Day 10 Hoi An Explore the flavors of Hoi An today. Board a basket boat for a journey along the Thu Bon River to your kitchen for an immersive cooking class. Learn how to catch fish and crabs in the river and grind rice into flour. Use your ingredients to cook four classic Vietnamese dishes which you’ll enjoy for lunch. Once you’ve learned the secrets to Vietnam’s cuisine, embark on a moving experience at Reaching Out Vietnam. Celebrate the work of a talented team of artisans that create original pieces of sustainable and fair-trade products. Here, amongst new friends and enlightened minds, take part in an immersive lantern-making experience. Working together, create colorful beacons of prosperity in a place that is a beacon of hope for the community. Day 11 Hoi An Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore the magic of Hoi An. Perhaps you will walk along the canals that cut through Ancient Town, finding that history is very much alive in this preserved city on the central coast. Day 12 Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City Leave Hoi An and fly to Ho Chi Minh City, the energetic urban capital formerly known as Saigon. On an eye-opening city tour, see the Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral,* and the Reunification Palace. Head over to explore treasures from local vendors on display at the Old Market in District 1. Day 13 Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City Take to the waters of the famous Mekong Delta. As you sail along, your guide will delve into the history and culture of the region. Find lush tropical gardens, floating markets, and a bustling energy that gives an intriguing peek into everyday life. Discover the region’s cottage industry with a visit to a coconut candy factory and learn how this confection is made. Enjoy lunch featuring southern Vietnamese cuisine before traveling back to Ho Chi Minh City. Day 14 Ho Chi Minh City Spend your morning at the Cu Chi Tunnels, a maze of underground passageways used as hideouts by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure in metropolitan Ho Chi Minh City before your dinner at a local restaurant. Day 15 Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap, Cambodia Enjoy free time this morning before your flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia’s gateway to the wonders of Angkor. In this ancient city, you’ll discover a world where colonial and Chinese architecture melds into a sophisticated urban and culinary scene. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant while enjoying a traditional Apsara show.

Day 16 Siem Reap - Angkor Wat - Siem Reap Depart by tuk-tuk for Angkor Wat in time to see a sunrise shining over the area. A perfect example of classic Khmer architecture, Angkor Wat is the Kingdom of Cambodia's most-heralded treasure. Enter its eastern gate and exit at its west to watch the light of the sun play on its otherworldly stones. Have breakfast back at the hotel before returning to Angkor. This afternoon, visit Ta Prohm, a sprawling monastic complex that is partially overgrown with jungle debris. At Angkor Thom, the last capital of the Khmers, visit the Terrace of the Leper King and the temples of Baphuon and Bayon, 11th- and12th-century masterpieces at the center of the city. Day 17 Siem Reap - Kampong Khleang - Siem Reap The day begins at Kampong Khleang, a permanent community built on the floodplain of Tonle Sap Lake. Meet local residents and learn about their fishing-based economy and daily lives. After lunch, continue to Les Artisan d’Angkor Workshop, a development project that teaches the Khmer arts – such as stone and wood carving – to young adults. Later this afternoon, visit the JWOC Community Center to learn about their ongoing projects. Day 18 Siem Reap - Luang Prabang, Laos This morning, board your flight to Luang Prabang, the spiritual capital of Laos. Sit down with new friends in a traditional Laotian village this evening, where a homehosted dinner introduces you to the best of authentic local cuisine. Day 19 Luang Prabang - Ban Xang Hai - Luang Prabang Enter the heart of Laos this morning via a local tuk-tuk. Visit the temples of Wat Xieng Thong and Wat Visoun before spending time in a different Buddhist temple where you’ll take part in an exclusive private blessing ceremony delivered by one of the monks. Learn about everyday life in rural Laos when you visit the “Whiskey Village” of Ban Xang Hai, a riverside weaving and fishing village. Be welcomed to the village with a special Baci ceremony – a Laotian tradition that brings good luck and vanquishes bad spirits. After visiting Pak Ou Buddha Cave, home to thousands of Buddha statues, you’ll get to relax as you cruise down the Mekong in a private boat with lunch on board. Day 20 Luang Prabang - Ban Long Lao - Luang Prabang Journey through the idyllic countryside to a traditional Hmong hill tribe village in Ban Long Lao. Spend time exploring the village and get to know the tribe and their daily way of life. Set out on an easy hike*** through lush jungle and panoramic mountain scenery to the incredible Kuang Si Waterfall. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure back in Luang Prabang. Day 21 Luang Prabang - Bangkok,Thailand Board your flight to Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. A feast for the senses, this bustling city on the banks of the Chao Phraya River blends cosmopolitan sophistication with a strong sense of history and tradition. Tonight, join your fellow travelers and toast to the end of your adventure on a Klong dinner cruise. Day 22 Bangkok - Tour Ends Return flight home with memories of your travels through the kingdoms of Southeast Asia.

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Santa Daybreak in Lapland On your one-day Winter Wonderland trip, there’s a chance to sample a range of winter experiences that are guaranteed to get you in the Christmas Spirit. Whizz along on a sled pulled by energetic huskies or be soothed by the gentle padding of reindeer as they guide your sleigh over the frozen tundra. Your trip also offers the chance to experience a snowmobile trip - adults with a full UK driving licence have the opportunity to drive through the silent snowscapes (children pulled in a sleigh behind guide). Warm up around a crackling log fire or in the restaurant with a buffet lunch. And of course, the highlight of the day, each family will get to meet Santa in his log cabin, deep in the woods. Share your Christmas wishes with him during a private family encounter. And there’s even ample time for trying out tobogganing or even enjoying a friendly snowball fight during the day - great fun for all the family. All major activities take place on a frozen lake or river.



Return flights and hot meals on board


23 December 2021 PRICE FROM

£559 £499



UP TO AGE OF 15 AT TIME OF DEPARTURE Terms & Conditions apply.


Private family meeting with Santa Small gift for children from Santa Taster husky experience Taster snowmobile experience Taster reindeer sleigh ride Loan of thermal suits and boots Warming lunch Government air passenger duty

Contact our specialist staff for more details NORWICH AIRPORT

Stay & Discover Holidays Flying from Norwich The Wonders of Crete ALL- INCLUSIVE 18th May 2021

7 Nights

Lose yourself in Crete’s culture and history spanning millennia on this magical island odyssey... from


Classical Rhodes ALL- INCLUSIVE 16th June 2021




7 Nights

Rhodes boasts sunbathed beaches, wooded valleys and echoes of its extensive past... from

River Cruises Flying from Norwich





£200 PP P TO


Bootleg Beatles onboard Spirit of the Rhine 23rd March 2021

6 Nights

Indulge your passion for the Fab Four on this six-night river cruise through Holland..





Hidden Highlights of the Netherlands onboard Spirit of the Rhine 15th July 2021




Saga’s VIP door-to-door travel service is the perfect way to start your Saga holiday, and it’s included on all their 2021 river cruises^

7 Nights

Begin your holiday in the vibrant Dutch capital Amsterdam and discover scenic waterways, visiting smaller towns and cities along the way...

^Complimentary Saga VIP travel service includes a return chauffeur service from your home to your international airport, return chauffeur service to your local airport for an included domestic flight to your main departure airport, return chauffeur service to your UK departure point (such as a Eurostar or ferry terminal), standard class rail travel from your local station to your UK departure point, or complimentary parking at the airport if you’d prefer to drive yourself. Saga reserves the right to select the most appropriate form of transport and/or domestic airport for your journey. You could be sharing the journey with up to three (or very occasionally five) other Saga passengers in one of their larger MPVs.



Terms and conditions apply. Prices quoted are per person based on 2 guests sharing. Offers subject to availability, change, and can be withdrawn at any time. Savings included in prices stated.

Look where you can go... from Norwich Airport There are so many places you can get to from Norwich Airport. With KLM you can fly to Amsterdam and from there you can reach many worldwide destinations easily. We have regular Loganair flights to Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Jersey. You can also get to Guernsey with Aurigny. Your TUI holiday to Corfu, Crete, Turkey, Majorca, Menorca, Cyprus, Rhodes or Tenerife can start from Norwich Airport. We also have specialist operators flying to Bulgaria, Lapland, the Arctic and Italy. The choices for your next holiday from Norwich Airport are endless - so why not speak to the Travel Norwich Airport specialists TODAY! Flight information and availability is subject to change.

Tulips & Chocolate Easter

2 Night Stay in Amsterdam and 7 Night River Cruise

Fly from Norwich 10 Days from £1,599PP

Experience Holland in the most beautiful way, by cruising along its extensive waterways, which flow through the country like an intricate net, past almost endless tulip fields and many small, picturesque places where you have the opportunity for an abundance of unforgettable excursions.


In addition to Amsterdam, the “Venice of the North, other highlights of this trip include Rotterdam, Ghent, Antwerp and Brussels, the capital of the European Union.

What’s Included

Suggested departure date

28th March 2021 • Return flights from Norwich Airport • 2 night pre-cruise stay in Amsterdam in a 4* hotel (breakfast included) • 7 nights full board cruise on board Amadeus Imperial • Free flowing dining drinks and selected excursions throughout the cruise • All transfers including a private transfer from Amsterdam Airport to your hotel • 23kg luggage allowance per person

Optional additional excursions available at an extra charge please ask for details

Classical Rhine Cruise

2 Night Stay in Basel and 7 Night River Cruise

Discover the many beautiful facets of “Father Rhine” during this week long cruise along one of the most important and attractive rivers of Europe. Along the way you will pass the Dutch Ijsselmeer and take a detour along the winding Moselle river. Delight in the panorama of the myth enshrouded Middle Rhine Valley with its winelands, the prominent Lorelei rock, and the highest density of castles in the world. Further highlights of this trip include visits to the very historic river cities of Amsterdam, Cologne and Strasbourg. Plus, enjoy a 2 night stay in Basel.

Fly from Norwich 10 Days from £2,259PP

DEPARTURES AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT 2021 - 2022 Suggested departure date

22nd June 2021 What’s Included • Return flights from Norwich Airport • 7 nights full board cruise on board Amadeus Brilliant • Free flowing dining drinks and selected excursions throughout the cruise • 2 night post-cruise stay in Basel, Switzerland in a 4* hotel (breakfast included) • All transfers including a private transfer from the hotel to Basel Airport • 23kg luggage allowance per person

Optional additional excursions available at an extra charge please ask for details

Contact our specialist staff for more details NORWICH AIRPORT

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Holidays to Bulgaria from Norwich Balkan Holidays have a wide and varied choice of holidays and are confident that they have a holiday to suit all tastes and budgets. Whatever you are looking for, whether it’s glorious beaches, clear tranquil waters, fascinating people, impressive sights, warm hospitality and great value for money - Bulgaria is your ideal destination with Balkan Holidays.

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TRANSFERS INCLUDED* on package holidays

FREE 22KG LUGGAGE on package holidays


Terms and conditions apply. Prices are per person based on two sharing and are subject to availability and change. *Offer is for coach transfers for summer package holidays from the airport to the resort and back. Excludes Lakes and Mountains and Golfing in Bulgaria, Istria area holidays, Plitvice in Croatia, Montenegro and Summer Short Breaks.

★★★★★ Hotel Sol Nessebar Palace 7 days from £568PP Flying from Norwich 20th May 2021 Board Basis: ALL INCLUSIVE

★★★ Hotel Nessebar Beach 7 days from £538PP Flying from Norwich 10th June 2021 Board Basis: ALL INCLUSIVE


Hotel Sol Nessebar Resort

7 days from £699PP Flying from Norwich 17th June 2021 Board Basis: ALL INCLUSIVE


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from Norwich Airport Departing 15th September 2021

Lots more holida ys from Norwich available, ask us for details!

Lake Garda 8-day resort-based holiday from £829pp

Venice, Verona & Lake Garda

Little Trains of the Dolomites

8-day escorted holiday from £1,069pp

8-day escorted holiday from £1,119pp

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Lake Maggiore 8-day resort-based holiday from £959pp


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African Safari Kenya and Tanzania

In the shadow of Mt. Kilimanjaro, embark on 12 lively safaris to seek out the elusive “Big 5” – Africa’s “bucket list” of animals. Spend time at the famous farmhouse from Out of Africa and have giraffes eat directly out of your hand. Connect with locals at a bead factory, where single mothers are employed and trained as jewellery artisans. Get a glimpse into the traditions of native communities when you visit with 2 tribes at Lake Eyasi. From the picturesque savanna in Kenya to the renowned Serengeti in Tanzania, this is the wild Africa of your dreams.

Fly from Norwich 16 Days from £5,299PP

DEPARTURES AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT 2021 - 2022 Suggested departure date

21st June 2021

What’s Included • Return flights from Norwich Airport • 1 night pre-tour hotel stay • 13 nights touring with flights, transport, excursions and accommodation throughout • 38 meals, (13 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 12 dinners) • Experienced Collette tour manager • 23kg luggage allowance per person

Optional additional excursions available at an extra charge please ask for details

Indirect flights from Norwich Airport included

Detailed Tour Itinerary Day 1 Outbound flight and pre-tour hotel stay Day 2 Nairobi, Kenya You’re on your way to Africa – where sprawling grasslands and cultural traditions intersect into a land like no other. In the shadow of Mt. Kilimanjaro, discover a natural wonderland of curious giraffes, playful elephants, and wandering lions. From the picturesque savanna in Kenya to the renowned Serengeti in Tanzania, this is the wild Africa of your dreams. Your journey begins in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. Serving as the gateway to Africa’s sought-out wildlife, Nairobi is the ideal place to get acclimated to the Kenyan lifestyle. Day 3Nairobi Visit the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, which rehabilitates young or injured elephants. See the gentle giants up close as they are fed and bathed by their caretakers. Head to Karen Blixen’s Out of Africa farmhouse for lunch before stepping outside to visit the sanctuary’s inquisitive Rothschild giraffes. Visit the Kazuri Beads Factory, where mothers are employed and trained as jewelry artisans. In the evening, toast to the start of your African adventure at a savory welcome dinner. Day 4 Nairobi - Amboseli National Park Make your way to Amboseli National Park, nestled along the border of Tanzania and looking out on the great Mt. Kilimanjaro. After lunch, get a glimpse into Kenyan culture and interact with locals at a Masai village. Settle into your accommodations for the next two nights – a deluxe tented camp with the comfort amenities of a proper lodge. Day 5 Amboseli National Park Embrace your wild side on a full day of game drives in Amboseli National Park. This is your first chance to seek out Africa’s elusive “Big 5” – the safari “bucket list” of animals includes lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and water buffalos. Enjoy a picnic lunch on the open plains, watching for herds of wildebeest and grazing zebras.

Day 6 Amboseli National Park - Arusha,Tanzania - Karatu Enter Tanzania, a country devoted to harmony among its people and animals. Today will be an impact moment as you visit Shanga, a local jewelry workshop that trains and employs citizens with disabilities. Your day ends in Karatu, a humble town located on the precipice of untamed nature. Overnight in a charming lodge where colorful gardens meet welcoming hospitality. Day 7 Karatu - Ngorongoro Crater - Karatu Make the most of more opportunities to spot the local wildlife with a full day of game drives in Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Containing one of the densest mammal populations in the world, this “African Eden” is one of the best places to seek out the “Big 5.” Allow the sheer magnitude of the area to wash over you as you enjoy a picnic lunch in the highlands, taking in the flourishing habitat around you. Day 8 Karatu - Serengeti Your path continues to the renowned Serengeti, a Masai word meaning “endless plains.” Enjoy lunch and venture out on your first Serengeti adventure on an afternoon game drive, returning to camp at dusk. Relax in your exclusive safari abode, your home for the next three nights. The camp includes all of the deluxe amenities of a lodge but allows you to remain immersed in nature. Day 9 Serengeti Say good morning to the Serengeti! Take to the grasslands on an early morning game drive, then return to camp for breakfast before enjoying a full day of animal-seeking safari adventures and a picturesque picnic lunch. Day 10 Serengeti Lions. Gazelles. Cheetahs. Hippos. There’s no telling what you might spot on your morning and afternoon game drives. Under the careful guidance of an expert, discover the savanna’s wild residents and get a glimpse into the untamed animal kingdom.

Day 11 Serengeti - Lake Eyasi You’re on your way to Lake Eyasi, an unexpected splash of blue amidst the plains and mountains. Pause for a picnic lunch along the way, providing more chances to view the local wildlife. Meander around the salt lake, perhaps passing a wading pat of flamingoes or some lively hippos cooling off in the water. Day 12 Lake Eyasi See how native communities live in harmony with the environment. Start your morning with the Hadzabe tribe, hunter-gatherers that strive to leave no lasting impact on their surroundings. After lunch back at your lodge, continue with a visit to the Datoga tribe – another community based at Lake Eyasi – and see how their vast farms contribute to day-to-day life. Day 13 Lake Eyasi - Tarangire National Park Decide how you spend the morning because it’s your choice! Learn from a local fruit vendor in Mto Wa Mbu village about their trade -OR- spend time with a local craftsman who will show you current projects at African Galleria. Then, head to Tarangire, the forested national park known for its giant baobab trees and elephant migration. After lunch, embark on a thrilling game drive. Don’t be surprised if you see a pride of lions lounging in the shade, a herd of buffalos wading into the water, or a parade of elephants passing by. Day 14 Tarangire National Park Enjoy a full day of game drives, venturing out in the morning and afternoon on your quest for animal sightings with a break for a picnic lunch in between. Make sure you look to the skies because Tarangire is an aviary paradise, home to more than 500 bird species. Keep your eyes peeled for various starlings, weavers, and guinea fowl. Wish Africa goodbye at a farewell dinner with your fellow travelers. Day 15 Tarangire National Park - Arusha - Tour Ends Return to Arusha on the final day of your African adventure. Settle into a dayroom to relax before lunch. Depart for your flight home with memories of the endless plains and unparalleled wildlife. Day 16 Arrive back in to Norwich Airport

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Colours of Morocco

Casablanca, Fes, Sahara Desert and Marrakech

Get to know the vibrant culture and colourful backdrops that are distinctively Morocco. Explore Fes, one of the holiest cities in the world, on a walking tour in the Medina, where donkeys and mules laden with goods still walk the ancient market. Make your way to your desert camp by 4x4 jeep and spend a full day exploring the Sahara Desert. Travel the rugged “Road of a Thousand Kasbahs” to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou. In Marrakech, get a true taste of Moroccan hospitality during an interactive cooking class at a women’s cooperative. End your tour with dinner in a palace. Experience Morocco’s deep history, unique atmosphere and welcoming people on an unforgettable journey.

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DEPARTURES AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT 2021 - 2022 Suggested departure date

12th March 2021 What’s Included • Return flights* from Norwich Airport • 9 nights touring with flights, transport, excursions and accommodation throughout • 17 meals, (9 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 6 dinners) • Experienced Collette tour manager • 23kg luggage allowance per person Optional additional excursions available at an extra charge please ask for details Why not extend your stay with a pre or post-tour stay in Casablanca from £100PP Indirect flights from Norwich Airport included

Detailed Tour Itinerary Day 1 Outbound flight to Casablanca, Morocco On a captivating adventure through a land of centuries-old culture and customs, discover the “Land of Sunset” and “Gateway to Africa” – the place they call Morocco. Your journey begins in Casablanca. This evening, take in the aromas of coriander, allspice and ginger as you join your fellow travellers for a traditional Moroccan dinner. Day 2 Casablanca - Rabat - Meknes - Fes Gaze upon the intricate, colorful artistry of ceramic tile and hand-carved stone during a visit to the breathtaking Hassan II Mosque. Then we’re off to Rabat, Morocco’s capital, to visit the Mausoleum of Mohammed V. The epitome of modern Moroccan design, the mausoleum’s ornate woodwork, marble, and bronze ornamentations make this a tomb truly fit for a king. Then, it’s on to the imperial city of Meknes (UNESCO World Heritage site), home of the ancient door, the Bab El Mansour, and the historic gate, the Bab El Khemis. Arrive at your riad, a traditional Moroccan building (and Arabic for “garden”) just in time for dinner. Day 3 Fes Get ready to discover Fes, one of the holiest cities in the world. Learn about its history as a center of government, philosophy, medicine, and religion. Step back in time on an eye-opening tour featuring the centuries-old Medersa Bou Inania, the Jewish Quarter, city ramparts, and the palace gates. On a walking tour of the 9th-century medina, explore the alleyways and stalls of this ancient market. At the famous leather tanneries, watch as craftsmen tan and dye leather among the honeycomb of colorful vats. Day 4 Fes - Midelt - Erfoud - Sahara Desert Cross some of Morocco’s most breathtaking desert landscapes on the way to the Sahara. En route, pause in Midelt to bask in majestic views of the Middle Atlas Mountains. Arrive in Erfoud, the “Door to the Desert,” and make your way by 4x4 jeep to your luxurious tented camp for a magical 2-night stay in the Sahara Desert. Day 5 Sahara Desert Expedition Rise early to watch the sun illuminate the Sahara in stunning hues of orange, yellow and red. Begin your day by traveling to a desert oasis. Meet a local farmer to discuss the challenges of survival in the desert before traveling to a village to experience traditional North African Gnawa music. Continue on your desert expedition and meet a nomadic community that travels across the desert with the changing seasons. Return to your camp as the sun sets over the dunes. This evening, reflect on the serenity and beauty of the desert under a tapestry of twinkling stars.

Day 6 Sahara Desert - Todra Gorge - Boumalne du Dades Return to the edge of the desert via camel and marvel at the sunrise as it illuminates the sands. In the new light of day, begin the journey to Todra Gorge,* one of the most spectacular canyons in the world. Arrive in Morocco’s “Grand Canyon,” Boumalne du Dades, where a golden sun lights up the gorge’s river valleys, palmeries and burnished mud-brick homes. Day 7 Boumalne du Dades - Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou Marrakech Follow the rugged “Road of a Thousand Kasbahs,” where turreted fortresses rise up like sandcastles along this ancient trading route. Arrive at the UNESCO site of the Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou and discover the earthen buildings, defensive walls, and corner towers that make the ksar a striking feat of Moroccan architecture. Make a stop at a local argan oil cooperative on the drive through the Valley of Roses. Before you reach the exotic city of Marrakech, continue along the Tizi n’Tichka Pass in the High Atlas Mountains, a scenic route through lush oasis valleys, imposing mountains and several Berber villages, before arriving in the ancient city of Marrakech. Day 8 Marrakech Among the mosques and palaces, souks and riads, visit the ancient El Bahia Palace, whose architecture is a distinct blend of both Islamic and Moroccan styles. See the vibrant Jewish Mellah and the majestic 12th-century Koutoubia Mosque. Pass the Royal Palace on a tour of the ancient city wall. Then it’s your choice! Visit the Jardin Majorelle and the Berber Museum, two iconic sites that showcase the beauty and ingenuity of Morocco’s cultural heritage -OR- explore the Musée Yves Saint Laurent and discover how the colors and textures of Morocco inspired this iconic designer. Day 9 Marrakech Today, join a local women’s cooperative in an interactive cooking class. Head to le jardin to source your own herbs and vegetables and learn the secret to making the country’s most celebrated dish: the tagine. Tonight, an unforgettable dining experience awaits you behind the doors of an opulent palace. Over dinner with new friends, toast the end of your Moroccan journey. Day 10 Marrakech - Casablanca - Tour Ends Board your transfer to Casablanca this morning to connect with your flight home.

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