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Mike Swanson Presents Excel Bridge

for the very best

DIAMOND BRIDGE in Luxury Bridge Weekends

IF you want

Our prices are inclusive of bridge costs. Style & Quality,

Personal Attention

South Sea Islands and Australasia and a Friendly Atmosphere:

28th February - 24 nights - from £4395 Ring for your brochure NOW

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

Seven Seas Mariner from Valparaiso (Chile) to Robinson Crusoe

Island, Easter Island, Pitcairn Island, Papeete (Tahiti), Moorea & NEW! Cruises of a lifetime! See page 16

Bora Bora (French Polynesia), Rarotonga (Cook Islands), Auckland and still time for the Baltic in July! see page 4

& Bay of Islands (New Zealand) & Sydney.

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Santorini

Three traditional Sea Side Hotels

5th May - 14 nights - from £1096 half-board The Hydro EASTBOURNE

Our first visit to this spectacular Greek island, with dramatic

mountains, deep clear dark blue sea and memorable sunsets. Feb 13-15/16 & Oct 9-11/12 £186/223

Flights from Gatwick & Manchester. * June 19-21/22 £202/247

Marsham Court BOURNEMOUTH

The Sunny Mediterranean February 27-March 1/2 £170/208

1st June - 14 nights - from £1543 The Imperial HYTHE

A “cruise without flights” aboard P&O’s luxurious Oriana from May 8-10/11 £203/243

Southampton to Praia da Rocha, Barcelona, Villefranche, Genoa,

Civatavecchia (for Rome), Sardinia & Gibraltar. ** *********

A Superb 4 star deluxe Hotel

Waterways of the Tsars The Marriott Royal BRISTOL

17th July - 12 nights -from £2508 March 27-29/30 £215/249

A Russian river cruise aboard Viking Surkov from St Petersburg to August 28-31 (Bank Hol) £279

Moscow, with 3 days in each city. 10 guided excursions are A lovely position close to the waterfront

included in the price. Flights from Heathrow, Manchester,

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Birmingham & Edinburgh. *

Spend Easter in Style

Round Britain Cruise Blunsdon House BLUNSDON

5th September - 9 nights - from £1086 April 10-13 £235

Join us on Fred Olsen’s Balmoral from Dover to Invergordon, *********

Kirkwall (Orkneys), Tobermory (Mull), Dublin, Falmouth & St Peter A Wonderful Choice of 5 night Breaks!

Port (Guernsey). ** The Royal Hotel, VENTNOR

Skiathos April 26 - May 1 £375

18th September - 14 nights - from £935 half-board The Imperial BARNSTAPLE

Our 2008 holiday to this tiny island with 60 palm-fringed sandy June 28-July 3 £395

beaches was so successful that we just had to return. Flights from St Pierre CHEPSTOW

Gatwick & Manchester. * July 26-31 £360

Corfu The Palace Hotel TORQUAY

September 6-11 £395

2nd October - 14 nights - from £1045 half-board Marsham Court BOURNEMOUTH

The Corfu Chandris, always popular with our clients, now has a

October 18-23 £285

large new outdoor pool set in the grounds. It is right by the sea

amidst extensive gardens and is just a short ride from Corfu Town. *********

Flights from Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham & Bristol. * Always very popular!

Ancient Wonders Blunsdon House BLUNSDON

July 10-12/13 £186/224

23rd October - 13 nights - from £1555 The Royal Hotel WINCHESTER

A fly-cruise aboard Thomson Celebration from Corfu to Piraeus September 25-27/28 £178/210

(for Athens), Kusadasi (for Ephesus), Rhodes, Antalya, Limassol,

Ashdod (for Jerusalem), Suez Canal, Port Sokhna (for Cairo), Eilat, *********

Aqaba (for Petra) & Sharm El Sheikh. Flights from Gatwick, At all venues there will be a full Bridge Programme

Manchester, Birmingham & Bristol. *

with cheerful and instructive morning seminars

* operated by Northenden Travel ATOL3042 *********

** payments to Northenden Travel ABTA56434, agents for P&O and Fred Olsen

EXCEL BRIDGE

Bridge licensed by the EBU 53 Estuary House, Lower Burlington Rd

Portishead, BS20 7BJ

Diamond Bridge Email: enquiries@excelbridge.co.uk

The Cheshire Travel Centre, Bridge

268 Finney Lane, Heald Green, Cheshire SK8 3QD Telephone 01275-840 006 licensed

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

Tel: 01928 790080 Fax: 0161 437 0212 Prizes ”Excel for Excellence” EBU

14 English Bridge December 2008 www.ebu.co.uk

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