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  • Wednesday 20 August 2014

    Saga reveals sensational new 73-night South American Discovery cruise

    Highlights include the Galapagos Islands, Colombian rainforests, daylight sailing the Panama Canal, Patagonian ice fields, Copacabana Beach, the Falkland Islands … and much, much more Read On
  • Wednesday 20 August 2014

    It’s naming cats and dogs – Britain’s over 50s reveal their favourite pet names

    • 'Molly' most popular female name for both cats and dogs
    • 'Oscar' most popular name for tomcats, 'Max' most popular name for a male dog
    • Most unlucky name is 'Felix' for cats and 'Megan' for dogs.
    Read On
  • Wednesday 20 August 2014

    Saga comments on volcanic eruption in Iceland

    Commenting on the news of the potential volcanic eruption of the Bárðabunga volcano in Vatnajökull glacier in the south east of Iceland, Louis Myers, Saga’s Travel Expert, gives advice on what to do if you’ve booked a holiday to ensure you're not left stranded or out of pocket Read On
  • Tuesday 19 August 2014

    Bank of nan and grandad

    • British Grandparents plan to give grandchildren more than £16 billion* for their studies
    • More than a third of British Nan and Grandads have helped, or are planning to help, fund grandchildren at university
    • Grandparents help grandchildren much more now than they did five years’ ago. Read On
  • Tuesday 19 August 2014

    Inflation down for over 50s but the long term picture is less rosy

    Paul Green, director of communications for Saga said "Over 50s will be breathing a sigh of relief with today's inflation figures but it may be short lived. Food prices are currently falling, which is particularly beneficial for the most vulnerable pensioners and those on low incomes who spend a greater proportion of their income on food and non-alcoholic beverages.

    Read On
  • Monday 18 August 2014

    Travel on a public holiday? Don’t bank on it

    Bank holidays are always a busy time for travelling – when the motorways become congested and airports and ports swell with people travelling to far-flung destinations. But Saga customers know to avoid the roads and keep it local. We asked over 10,000 of our panel what they frequently did when most people take advantage of bank holidays and the results aren’t too surprising. Read On
  • Thursday 14 August 2014

    Society appears to be turning its back on those needing care

    Commenting on figures from Age UK that shows the amount of care provided by local authorities is reducing and many older people are struggling along without the support they need, Saga’s director of communications, Paul Green said: Read On
  • Wednesday 13 August 2014

    Saga plc acquires Destinology

    Saga plc has acquired a majority shareholding in Destinology Ltd, one of the UK’s leading online travel companies, offering bespoke holidays at five-star hotels and resorts in major international destinations, including the Maldives, Dubai, the Caribbean, the Far East, the USA and Europe.
    Read On
  • Wednesday 13 August 2014

    36% increase in the number of over 65s in work

    Saga's latest employment research shows a prominent 36% increase in the number of over 65s in work, with the number of younger workers also increasing over the same period. Read On
  • Tuesday 12 August 2014

    Let Saga take you to the Mardi Gras

    … and the Jazz Heritage Festival in New Orleans

    Join the Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans with Saga on February 9, 2015 or choose the April 15 or 22 departures for the annual Jazz Heritage Festival. Read On
  • Monday 11 August 2014

    Walk in the footsteps of the Gods

    Reach up and touch the sky on
    Saga’s new special interest holiday walking Italy’s stunning Amalfi Coast
    Read On
  • Monday 11 August 2014

    Over 50s will be responsible with new found pension freedom

    Commenting on today’s report that the pension reforms will lead to hundreds of thousands of Briton’s paying additional tax on cash withdrawals from their pension pots, Paul Green, from Saga said:
    Read On
  • Tuesday 5 August 2014

    All set for a full-on Sri Lankan Adventure?

    Additional regional departures from Birmingham and Manchester, London Gatwick and Heathrow
    Read On
  • Monday 4 August 2014

    Land of the Lemurs

    Lemurs, lemurs and more lemurs – that’s what Saga active explorer passengers are likely to see in the nature reserves of Madagascar.

    Read On
  • Friday 1 August 2014

    Saga says bank of Granny and Grandad is not all about the money

    Commenting on research that shows that the bank of Granny and Grandpa is likely to increase in importance, Saga's director of communications Paul Green said: "Our research shows that grandparents are already the generous generation, both in terms of financial and physical support for their children and grandchildren.

    Read On
  • Wednesday 30 July 2014

    Is Britain all at sea when it comes to nautical knowledge?

    • Over 50s more savvy about nautical terms than younger generations
    • One in seven (14%) 18-24 year olds think Avast means “That’s a big one”
    • More than half (57%) of under 50s don’t know starboard means the ‘right’ side of a boat. Read On
  • Wednesday 30 July 2014

    Winter months boat claims

    • Almost 30% of claims in the last nine years have been made during winter months
    • Majority of claims are for moored vessels
    • Electrical fires can cause up to £160,000 damage
    • The average cost of an accidental damage claim was £2,266.
    Read On
  • Tuesday 29 July 2014

    Honour soldiers of The Great War with Saga Holidays

    Family history search included in Road of Remembrance tour

    Sail on Saga Sapphire to Gallipoli on ANZAC Day
    Read On
  • Monday 28 July 2014

    Millions shut out of doctors’ surgeries - Saga responds

    Responding to news that GP surgeries have refused appointments to patients 40 million times this year, Saga director of communications Paul Green commented: “The figures are jaw-dropping. So many people, but especially the elderly, depend on a friendly GP as their first point of contact with the health service when they feel unwell.
    Read On
  • Monday 28 July 2014

    Join the Saga Jazz Fest!

    Toe-tapping themed ocean and river cruises with music all the way Read On
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  • Paul Green  

    Paul V. Green

    Director of Communications

    01303 776023
    07714 414859

  • Lisa Harris  

    Lisa Harris

    Head of Communications, Saga Group and Allied Healthcare

    01303 774716
    07515 496321

  • Angela Clifton  

    Angela Clifton

    Senior PR Manager, Insurance and Personal Finance

    01303 776504
    07748 336310

  • Louis Myers  

    Louis Myers

    PR Manager, Saga Holidays and Cruises

    01303 771118
    07776 160866

  • Naomi Thornton  

    Naomi Thornton

    Saga Holidays and Cruises

    01303 772499
    07545 504463