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Excel Bridge Mike Swanson Presents

for the very best

in Luxury Bridge Weekends DIAMOND BRIDGE

IF you want

2008/09

Style & Quality,

Personal Attention Our prices are inclusive of bridge costs.

and a Friendly Atmosphere:

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

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,

Head for the Sun! Bergen & Stavanger.

18 nights cruise to the CAPE VERDE Is. Cities of the Baltic

31st August 2008 – 13 nights – From £1249

55% Off brochure prices! including on board gratuities.

A cruise without flights from Harwich aboard Thomson Celebration to

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

Departs Dover Jan 27th see page 8 Warnemunde & Kalundborg (for Copenhagen).

********* Rovinj, Croatia

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

Always very popular! Our third visit to the Hotel Eden, set amid woodland yet right by the

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

from Gatwick & Birmingham.*

May 16-18/19 & Nov 14-16/17 £199/235

Blunsdon House BLUNSDON Kefalonia

2nd October 2008 – 14 nights – £865 half-board

July 4-6/7 & Nov 28-30/Dec 1 £182/219 Our 12th visit to what is our favourite seaside hotel on the island that

The Royal WINCHESTER is home to Captain Corelli's Mandolin. Flights from Gatwick,

Manchester & Birmingham.*

September 19-21/22 £175/207

********* Japan & China

3rd October 2008 – 15 nights – From £3995

Three Outstanding Hotels for A cruise aboard the 6-star all-suite, all-balcony, all-inclusive Regent

our 5 night breaks Seven Seas Mariner from Osaka to Nagasaki, Pusan (S. Korea), Tianjin

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

The Imperial BARNSTAPLE Kong (overnight). A 6-night pre-tour is also available: 3 nights in

Tokyo, Mount Fuji, Bullet Train, 3 nights Kyoto.

June 15-20 £375

St Pierre Country Club CHEPSTOW Ibiza

July 27-August 1 £335 17th October 2008 – 14 nights – £840 half-board

The 4-star Fiesta Hotel Palmyra is set right on the golden sands of San

The Palace TORQUAY Antonio Bay. Flights from Gatwick & Manchester.*

September 14-19 £375 A Swan Hellenic Cruise to

********* South America

Spend August Bank Holiday in Style! 2nd November 2008 - 23 nights - from £1795

A fly-cruise aboard Minerva from Madeira to Sao Vicente (Cape Verde

Cambridge Belfry Nr CAMBRIDGE Islands), Recife (Brazil), Salvador (Brazil), 2 full days in Rio de Janeiro

August 22-25 £267 (Brazil), Montevideo (Uruguay), before disembarking in Buenos Aires

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

********* flights, cruise, gratuities, hotel stay in Buenos Aires, & included shore

excursions in every port. **

Attractive Venues for the Autumn!

The Imperial HYTHE Iberian Celebrations

October 3-5/6 £199/238 1

28th December 2008 – 1 nights – From £1279

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

Hatherley Manor Nr CHELTENHAM Madeira (for New Year’s Eve fireworks), Lanzarote, Lisbon & Vigo.

October 10-12/13 £159/195 South Sea Islands,

Oxford Belfry Nr OXFORD New Zealand & Australia

Oct 31-Nov 2/3 £199/235 28th February 2009 - 24 nights - from £4395

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

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

with cheerful and instructive morning seminars Easter Island, Pitcairn Island, Papeete (Tahiti), Moorea & Bora Bora

(French Polynesia), Rarotonga (Cook Islands), Auckland & Bay of

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

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

53 Estuary House, Lower Burlington Rd

Portishead, BS20 7BJ Bridge licensed by the EBU

Telephone 01275-840 006 Bridge Diamond Bridge

licensed 32 Kingstanding Centre, Kingstanding, Birmingham B44 9HJ

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

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

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

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