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Mike Swanson Presents Excel Bridge

DIAMOND BRIDGE for the very best

in Luxury Bridge Weekends

2008/09 IF you want

Style & Quality,

Our prices are inclusive of bridge costs. Personal Attention

and a Friendly Atmosphere:

Ireland, Greenland, Iceland & Norway Ring for your brochure NOW

30th June 2008 – 18 nights – From £1959

A cruise without flights aboard P&O’s Aurora from Southampton to *********

Cork, Dublin, Julianehab, Godthab, Reykjavik, Akureyri, Alesund, Olden,

Bergen & Stavanger. Cruise to North Africa & The Med

Cities of the Baltic

31st August 2008 – 13 nights – From £1249 22 nights of Bridge & Bliss!!

including on board gratuities.

A cruise without flights from Harwich aboard Thomson Celebration to

Aarhus, Helsinki, St Petersburg (2 days), Tallinn, Stockholm,

55% off brochure prices!

Warnemunde & Kalundborg (for Copenhagen).

Rovinj, Croatia

Departs from Dover May 6th

23rd September 2008 – 14 nights – £918 half-board *********

Our third visit to the Hotel Eden, set amid woodland yet right by the Spend Easter in Style!

sea, just a pleasant stroll away from the medieval town of Rovinj. Flights Bridgewood Manor, ROCHESTER

from Gatwick & Birmingham.*

March 21-24 £235

Kefalonia *********

2nd October 2008 – 14 nights – £865 half-board Overlooking the Sea!

Our 12th visit to what is our favourite seaside hotel on the island that

is home to Captain Corelli's Mandolin. Flights from Gatwick, The Hydro EASTBOURNE

Manchester & Birmingham.* Feb 22-24/25 £180/216

June 6-8/9 £196/238

Japan & China Marsham Court BOURNEMOUTH

3rd October 2008 – 15 nights – From £3995 April 11-13/14 £165/200

A cruise aboard the 6-star all-suite, all-balcony, all-inclusive Regent

Seven Seas Mariner from Osaka to Nagasaki, Pusan (S. Korea), Tianjin *********

(for Beijing-overnight stay), Dalian, Shanghai (2-night stay) & Hong

Kong (overnight). A 6-night pre-tour is also available: 3 nights in Always very popular!

Tokyo, Mount Fuji, Bullet Train, 3 nights Kyoto. Stratford Manor STRATFORD

May 16-18/19 & Nov 14-16/17 £199/235

Ibiza

17th October 2008 – 14 nights – £840 half-board Blunsdon House BLUNSDON

The 4-star Fiesta Hotel Palmyra is set right on the golden sands of San July 4-6/7 & Nov 28-30/Dec 1 £182/219

Antonio Bay. Flights from Gatwick & Manchester.*

A Swan Hellenic Cruise to The Royal WINCHESTER

September 19-21/22 £175/207

South America *********

2nd November 2008 - 23 nights - from £1795

A fly-cruise aboard Minerva from Madeira to Sao Vicente (Cape Verde Four Outstanding Hotels for

Islands), Recife (Brazil), Salvador (Brazil), 2 full days in Rio de Janeiro our 5 night breaks

(Brazil), Montevideo (Uruguay), before disembarking in Buenos Aires The Royal VENTNOR

(Argentina) for a 2-night hotel stay before flying home. Prices include

flights, cruise, gratuities, hotel stay in Buenos Aires, & included shore April 20-25 £365

excursions in every port. **

The Imperial BARNSTAPLE

Iberian Celebrations June 15-20 £375

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28th December 2008 – 1 nights – From £1279

A cruise without flights aboard P&O’s Oriana from Southampton to St Pierre Country Club CHEPSTOW

Madeira (for New Year’s Eve fireworks), Lanzarote, Lisbon & Vigo. July 27-August 1 £335

South Sea Islands, The Palace TORQUAY

New Zealand & Australia September 14-19 £375

28th February 2009 - 24 nights - from £4395 *********

A cruise aboard the 6-star all-suite, all-balcony, all-inclusive Regent

Seven Seas Mariner from Valparaiso (Chile) to Robinson Crusoe Island, At all venues there will be a full Bridge Programme

Easter Island, Pitcairn Island, Papeete (Tahiti), Moorea & Bora Bora

(French Polynesia), Rarotonga (Cook Islands), Auckland & Bay of with cheerful and instructive morning seminars

Islands (New Zealand), and Sydney. **********

* operated by Clare Travel ATOL3298 ** operated by Swan Hellenic ATOL3897 EXCEL BRIDGE

53 Estuary House, Lower Burlington Rd

Bridge licensed by the EBU Portishead, BS20 7BJ

Diamond Bridge Bridge

32 Kingstanding Centre, Kingstanding, Birmingham B44 9HJ Telephone 01275-840 006 licensed

email: info@diamondbridge.co.uk www.diamondbridge.co.uk Generous Website: www.excelbridge.co.uk by the

Tel: 01543 483222 Fax: 0121 355 7895 Prizes ”Excel for Excellence” EBU

12 English Bridge February 2008 www.ebu.co.uk

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