Press release

Saga Holidays flies direct from Bristol Airport

Wednesday 16 May 2007

Saga Holidays, the UK's leading tour operator for the over 50s, has made it even easier for holidaymakers from Bristol to jet off on their well-deserved breaks by expanding its impressive range of departures from regional airports.

The company now offers direct return flights from Bristol Airport on 31 different holidays across the Balearic Islands, Cyprus, Italy, Greek Islands, Madeira, Portugal, Canary Islands, Malta and Spain within its latest Europe and the Mediterranean brochure.

Saga Holidays has concentrated on increasing its regional departures to give its customers the maximum convenience and enjoyment from their holiday.

The lead-in price for a Saga holiday direct from Bristol is a seven night break in Eden Beach Apartments, Vilamoura, costing from 408* per person. However, there are plenty more exciting itineraries and hotel stays to choose from throughout the areas mentioned: *Price based on Mar 20, 2008 departures.

PORTUGAL: Enjoy seven nights at the five-star Vilamoura Beach Hotel from 718* per person. This hotel is centrally located in the seaside resort of Vilamoura with its casino and elegant marina lined with shops, bars and boutiques. A perfect location for singles, couples and groups alike, this all-inclusive package is within close proximity to the beach and good golf clubs and includes a free sauna or Turkish bath for the ultimate in relaxation. Departures from Bristol Airport are available throughout the year. *Price based on Mar 20, 2008 departures.

MALTA: Sample the breath-taking scenery, ancient ruins and quaint coastal towns and villages of Malta while based at the Hotel Cavalieri, a property reserved exclusively for Saga customers. The waterfront location makes this an ideal setting to explore the area with like-minded travellers, and costs from 434* per person for seven nights on Star value basis. Departures from Bristol Airport are available throughout the year. *Price based on Dec 11-17, 2007 departures.

CANARY ISLANDS: Boasting a secluded seafront setting, the four-star Hotel Aguamarina in Tenerife is the perfect choice for a relaxing and rejuvenating holiday. The resort benefits from close proximity to shops, restaurants, local nightlife, golf courses and offers a courtesy bus between the lively resorts of Playa de las Americas and Los Cristianos. Prices start from 528* per person for seven nights. Departures from Bristol Airport are available throughout the year. *Price based on Dec 4-17, 2007 departures.


Editors Notes:

Saga holidays are exclusively for people aged 50 and over, a travelling companion may be aged 40 or over.

Saga holidays are only available direct and not through travel agents.

For further press information please contact the Saga Press Office on: 01303 771118.



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