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Specialist holidays

From cruises to rail holidays, our guides provide plenty of information and inspiration. This section covers tours, rail, cruises, activity holidays and single travel.

Features

  • Accessible cruising

    Jeni Ward is a solo silver traveller who uses a foldable mobility scooter. She recently enjoyed a marvellous cruise on Cunard's Queen Victoria.
  • Fun for one

    Dinah Holland shares her thoughts about the advantages and disadvantages of going solo, from the perspective of a silver traveller.
  • Trans-Siberian railway

    This railway line is a mysterious 9000km journey. It is unique and the source of many tales.
  • Cruising on a budget

    If you are looking to cruise on a budget, follow our tips to keep your spending under control whilst on board.
  • River cruising

    Our beginners guide to river cruising is great for those who want to try out a cruise but don't know where to start.
  • Walking holidays

    To stride, amble or vigorously hike, there’s a holiday for all. Get away from the bustle and immerse yourself in countryside.

Highlights

  • Choosing your first cruise

    Read our top tips to help you choose and enjoy your first cuise, compiled by our partners at Silver Travel.
  • InterRail for over 60s

    People aged over 60 are eligible for an InterRail Senior Discount pass to tour Europe by train.

Silver travel show: African safaris

Jennie Carr chats to safari expert Kay about where in Africa is the best places to go on safari.

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