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Inside Track on… Pretoria to Cape Town by Rail

March 21st, 2017 / Spear Travels / 0 comments

Sally Dixon, manager at our Boroughbridge branch took an amazing three week break to Southern Africa to celebrate her ‘important birthday’. Her blog is epic so we’ve divided it into sections. Here’s part 2. Day 1 Today we are off on the classic 3 day/2 night Rovos Rail journey from Pretoria to Cape Town. Even though […]

Inside Track on … Victoria Falls and Safaris in Botswana and Namibia

January 11th, 2017 / Spear Travels / 0 comments

Sally Dixon, manager at our Boroughbridge branch took an amazing three week break to Southern Africa to celebrate her ‘important birthday’. Her blog is epic so  we’ve divided it into sections. Here’s the first part of her amazing story… Day One – Our journey begins… We had booked Emirates Business Class from Manchester which meant […]

The Inside Track on … Alexandria, USA

December 20th, 2016 / Spear Travels / 0 comments

Siobhan Osborne from our Stokesley branch recently ‘jetted off’ with Jetset for this short educational trip to Alexandria, Virginia, USA. Here’s her great report… Day 1 We met at the United Airlines desk in Manchester, Terminal 2 at 6:30am for our 9am departure! As there were only 6 of us travelling including myself and the […]

The Inside Track on… Milan, Genoa and Portofino

November 29th, 2016 / Spear Travels / 0 comments

Kim Kent, manager at Wolverhampton, recently went on a three-night educational trip with Kicker. Lots of pictures in this great report… What a treat to be offered a last minute trip with Kirker Holidays – the flights with Fly Be from Birmingham (albeit at 0600!) were excellent – seats booked and all on time. We […]

The Inside Track on … Toronto and the Niagara Falls

November 22nd, 2016 / Spear Travels / 0 comments

Tanya Farrer from our Thame branch recently returned from a trip to Canada with Prestige Holidays and Ontario Tourism. Here’s her great report on her trip… Day 1 After meeting, all our group at the Air Transat desk in the South Terminal at Gatwick, we were escorted to the priority check-in for our flight to Toronto. […]

The Inside Track on … Cyprus

November 17th, 2016 / Spear Travels / 0 comments

Liz Deacon from our Stoke branch has recently returned from an educational tour to Cyprus with Cyplon (Cyprus specialists). Here’s her blog… Day 1 I travelled down on the Sunday to London and stayed overnight in the Doubletree by Hilton. The hotel was very comfortable but a good 10 minutes by taxi to Terminal 5. […]

The Inside Track on … The Isle of Man

November 17th, 2016 / Spear Travels / 0 comments

Janice Fryer from our Stoke branch went to the Isle of Man with Great Rail Journeys and found it most surprising! Like stepping back in time, we spent two days on the Isle of Man, where on a clear day they say you can see the seven Kingdoms: England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Mann, Neptune and […]

The Inside Track on … Antigua and St Lucia

November 8th, 2016 / Spear Travels / 0 comments

Angela Plant from our Stoke branch was lucky enough to win this fabulous trip to St Lucia and Antigua with Sandals. Here’s her story… Day 1 Our  group met up in the South Terminal at Gatwick and checked in for our Virgin flights to Antigua at 06:00 am. The flight time was 8 hours and during the […]

The Inside Track on… Antigua

November 8th, 2016 / Spear Travels / 0 comments

Mandy Robinson from our Wolverhampton branch recently headed off to the Caribbean courtesy of Travel 2 and Gold Medal for a fantastic trip. Here’s her report… Day 1 I travelled to Gatwick by rail from Wolverhampton which was surprisingly easy at 2¾ hrs. I arrived at The Sofitel Hotel which is connected to Gatwick North Terminal […]

The Inside Track on… The Road to Mandalay

October 28th, 2016 / Spear Travels / 0 comments

Jo Wood from our Skipton branch recently joined the Azure Educational to Myanmar Belmond. This is the first educational trip to Myanmar by one of our consultants and a fascinating insight into this beautiful part of the world. Day 1 After a night at the Heathrow Hotel Bath Road I met my travel companions at […]