Saga Holidays, the leading travel company offering global adventures for the over fifties, has launched a series of long haul adventures available exclusively to customers born in 1963 and turning fifty this year. The packages, featuring 4 corners of the globe, are all priced at £1963, with savings of over £500 on normal prices. The specific 1963 prices and departures are only available to customers presenting proof of their landmark birthday in 2013. The holidays have been selected from the most popular long haul destinations in the Saga Holidays portfolio:
Shiduli Lodge: 9 nights £1963 per person (full board). SAVING: £336
This stay and explore holiday is tailored for a maximum of just 17 guests so you can expect a friendly and relaxing atmosphere. Fringing the Karongwe Private Game Reserve, Shiduli Private Game Lodge offers an unrivalled African safari experience where the warm atmosphere, friendly staff and fine cuisine complement the excellent game viewing. Located to the west of Kruger National Park, the Karongwe Private Game Reserve is home to a variety of indigenous African animals including elephant, lion, leopard and over 350 species of birds. Includes: VIP door to door travel service, return scheduled flights and transfers, accommodation, travel insurance, tourist visa, full board (including farewell dinner and fruit on arrival), free bar open 12 hours a day, five game drives, two excursions as described in itinerary and a dedicated Saga tour manager.
1963 customers only departure: 9th December 2013
Soul Of Kerala: 12 nights £1963 per person (full board). SAVING: £486
Step back in time on this exciting new tour of Kerala which will reveal the enduring allure of its enchanting backwaters and wildlife-rich forests, as well as verdant tea and spice plantations, before concluding on the Malabar coast. With stays aboard a cruiser and a selection of comfortable and unique resorts, you can experience the Keralan way-of-life at a relaxed pace with a maximum of 14 guests. Includes: VIP door to door travel service, return scheduled flights and transfers, accommodation, travel insurance, tourist visa, all breakfasts, three lunches and all dinners (including farewell dinner), excursions as described in itinerary, porterage at all accommodation and a dedicated Saga tour manager.
1963 customers only departure: 6th December 2013
Jewel Of Central America: 14 nights £1963 per person (full board). SAVING: £686
The secrets of Costa Rica are unraveled during this exciting, all-inclusive tour. A friendly and peaceful country set between the Caribbean Sea and North Pacific Ocean, Costa Rica offers a diverse ecosystem from lush jungles inhabited by monkeys, sloths and tropical bird life, to the sombre beauty of its active volcanoes. Includes: VIP door to door travel service, return scheduled flights and transfers, accommodation, travel insurance, tourist visa, all breakfasts, lunches and dinners (including farewell dinner), free bar open up to 12 hours a day serving local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks throughout the tour, excursions as described in itinerary, porterage at all hotels and a dedicated Saga tour manager.
1963 customers only departure: 14th November 2013
Everest Explorer Trek: 11 nights £1963 per person (full board). SAVING: £386
Discover beautiful surroundings, peace and tranquility as you trek through the foothills of the Nepalese Himalayas and Sherpa heartland. Revealing the world's highest mountain, village monasteries and prayer wheels, this tour is sure to leave a lasting impression. Travelling as part of a small group of fewer than 15 newly 50 Saga guests, embark on an enthralling trekking holiday through the Himalaya's Everest region, viewing some of the world’s tallest mountains, towering more than five miles above sea level.Includes: VIP door to door travel service, return scheduled flights and transfers, accommodation and all porterage, travel insurance, tourist visa, all breakfasts, seven lunches, ten dinners, excursions as described in itinerary, experienced guides and Sherpas to accompany you during your trek and a dedicated Saga tour manager.
1963 customers only departure: 22nd November 2013
The packages are available to book on proof of 1963 birth year, and travelling partners aged 40 and over not born in 1963 can be booked at full price. Spaces are limited on the dedicated “1963 departures” and subject to availability.
To book: Call the dedicated “1963 Travellers" phone line on 0800 015 07 63 or visit www.saga.co.uk/1963
Travellers turning 50 this year share their birthdays with Smiths’ guitarist Johnny Marr, Actors Johnny Depp, Lisa Kudrow and Brad Pitt, Model Elle “The Body” McPherson, Singer George Michael and Chat Show Host Graham Norton, all 1963 babies joining the newly 50 club.
Carl Catterall, Travel PR Manager, Carl.Catterall@saga.co.uk/
Tel: 01303 771118
Notes to editors:
Saga Travel is part of the Saga Group, which is the UK’s leading provider of holidays, products and services specifically designed for people aged 50 and over. With over 2 million customers, Saga provides insurance, financial services and holidays and publishes the monthly Saga Magazine.
Saga Holidays are available exclusively for people aged 50 and over, with a travelling partner of 40 or over. There are single rooms available at no extra cost on many hotel stays and tours. Our price promise states that if we reduce the price of a holiday once it has been confirmed, we will automatically pass the value of the saving on to customers which ensures that early bookers never miss out. We also guarantee that the price of a holiday will not be subject to any surcharges, regardless of what may happen to fuel prices or exchange rates.