Jordan Kensington
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Explore Europe in 2021 with no-fly options

For guests who prefer not to fly, Emerald Waterways offers travel via Eurostar and rail at no extra cost on a number of its European river cruise itineraries. Embark on the brand new to 2021, 10-day Springtime Delights river cruise and take advantage of the no-fly option. Additionally, guests booking before 30 April can make the most of 2021 sailings at 2020 prices, plus take advantage of savings of up to £750 per couple, and enjoy €200 per cabin to spend on board.

Join the 10-day Springtime Delights river cruise starting from £2,420 per person (based on the 1 April 2021  departure), which showcases everything that Belgium and The Netherlands has to offer in spring. This brand-new itinerary includes some incredible highlights such as a visit to the beautiful Keukenhof Gardens in Amsterdam, a chance to see one of the largest Van Gough collections in the world at the Kröller-Müller Museum in Arnhem, and a tour of Rotterdam’s stunning architecture.

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A brand new foodie adventure in the South of France

The South of France is famous for its beautiful countryside, amazing architecture and of course its delicious cuisine. Scenic’s brand new Tastes of Southern France itinerary will set sail on a round-trip from Lyon in 2021 focusing on the best culinary highlights the region has to offer, from the finest wines of Beaujolais to the gastronomic capital of Lyon.

Join Scenic Sapphire’s 11-day Tastes of Southern France from £3,745 per person departing 27 April 2021 and enjoy a local truffle farm visit, a cooking demonstration at the restaurant of acclaimed chef, Georges Blanc, and an exclusive interactive workshop at the Valrhona Cite du Chocolate museum.

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An Arctic Adventure on the World’s First Discovery Yacht, Scenic Eclipse

Embark on a journey of a lifetime in ultra-luxury with Scenic Eclipse’s 15-day Arctic Adventure itinerary from Svalbard to Iceland taking in Greenland’s East Coast along the way.

Marvel at carved glaciers and towering cliffs in Longyearbyen, search for the elusive Polar bear while marvelling at the unique scenery, pass pristine glaciers and thundering waterfalls while sailing to Greenland’s East Coast, the world’s largest national park and fjord system. En route to the Land of Fire and Ice, guests will walk on the arctic tundra amongst exquisite flora, hike breath-taking mountain vistas and mingle with indigenous communities.

Join Scenic Eclipse for its 15-day Arctic Adventure itinerary from £12,050 per person departing 5 July 2021, including flights, transfers, personal butler, gym access and all shore excursions.

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Explore the castles of Scotland

On a four day tour with Rabbie’s, explore the power and majesty of Scotland’s castles from Edinburgh to the Highlands.

Feel like a lord or lady as travellers wander through castles and manor houses. Stride ancient battlefields like a sword-wielding Highlander. And relive Scotland’s history defining moments of conceit and treachery as travellers listen to Rabbie’s driver-guide’s epic tales. On this tour, travelers will join the ranks of esteemed history lovers while travelling over sea, loch, and glen. Visit Scotland’s most impressive castles, tower forts, and palaces. And then get a chance to take a boat trip and visit Scotland’s highest whisky distillery.

This tour from £189 into Scotland’s medieval past and royal history.

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Relax with a Porto Spa and Wine Weekend

Staying at the prestigious Yeatman Hotel in one of the most beautiful cities in the world you will enjoy a divine massage and red wine bath at sunset. This signature treatment takes place in an immersive bubble bath enriched with grape extracts, as well as enhancing your feeling of health and well-being you also get a spectacular view over the Douro River at sunset. Who doesn’t dream of relaxation and wine? With prices starting from £461 per person treat yourself this year!

Prices include a two night stay in The Yeatman Hotel in a double room with breakfast included, two Port wine tastings and round-trips to Porto airport.

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Help protect the planet with Currensea

Partnering with leading reforestation charity One Tree Planted, Currensea customers can offset the environmental impact of their travels by planting trees in various parts of the world impacted by deforestation.

The Currensea card eliminates the hassle of juggling currencies with prepaid cards and different accounts, and when used abroad saves travellers up to 85% on bank charges. Select a percentage of savings to donate for reforestation and for every 75p contributed, Currensea will plant a tree on your behalf. Customers can keep track of their savings and watch their forest grow through their Currensea personalised dashboard.

By rebuilding forests after deforestation, the One Tree Planted project not only benefits nature and the climate, but also positively impacts those living in the affected areas by creating jobs, building communities, and protecting the habitats for biodiversity.

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