JULY 2024


MANY NEW EVENTS TO COME - KEEP YOUR EYES PEELED!

 Goodness me have we been busy or have we been busy!!   Visiting so many places new and revisited, along with lots of new customers as well as those regulars that have come to know and love our day trips and holidays.

So many exciting events for 2024 and now going into 2025!  Some of the events are so popular we have bought them back again and again!  You'll all be pleased to hear that we are not sitting on our laurels, Nick is still researching more places to visit, and remember we are always open to suggestions, of which we have had a few just recently.

We are very excited to have just secured two new Ocean Cruises with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

SCENIC ISLANDS & COASTLINES OF SCOTLAND & IRELAND IN AUGUST 2025

SPANISH COLOURS & CULTURES IN SEPTEMBER 2025

For further details and full itinerary please click on the side bar OUR LATEST CRUISES WITH FRED OLSEN or pay us a visit at our office and we will be more than happy to help you with any enquiries for these beautiful ocean cruises.

MORE NEW TRIPS have now been loaded onto the website and we really hope you're enjoying what you see, there will most definitely be more to come. 

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NEW

We have now secured a regular event that we try to attend every year, this really is something to kick your Spring season off with all the colour and vibrancy that is the dutch bulb fields.

We bring you a super tour:

THE MAGNIFICENT KEUKENHOF GARDENS AND THE BEAUTIFUL DUTCH BULB FIELDS

            FRIDAY 18TH APRIL TO MONDAY 21ST APRIL 2025 

            STAYING AT THE 4* AMRATH HOTEL ALKMAAR 

SEE OUR SIDE BAR FOR MORE DETAILS

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Please see below for some of the NEW EVENTS that will be taking place and are now up and ready for you to book:


CHRISTMAS WITH KATHERINE JENKINS AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL 2024


CIRQUE DU SOLEIL - CORTEO - AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL 2025


BRICK LANE MUSIC HALL LONDON BRINGS YOU PINOCCHIO AND HIS WOODEN WHOPPER! - PANTOMIME FOR GROWN UP'S! 2025


NEW DATE FOR STARLIGHT EXPRESS AT THE TROUBADOUR THEATRE LONDON


RIVERDANCE 30 - A NEW GENERATION AT THE BOURNEMOUTH INTERNATIONAL CENTRE ON SUNDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 2025 


CHRISTMAS RETAIL THERAPY AT WEST QUAY AND 3 COURSE LUNCH 

AT THE HERMITAGE HOTEL BOURNEOUTH 2024


LONGLEAT FESTIVAL OF LIGHT 2024


CHRISTMAS AT KEW 2024


 CHIRSTMAS AT WINDSOR CASTLE 2024

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RIVERDANCE 30 THE NEW GENERATION 

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF THIS FUSION OF IRISH AND INTERNATIONAL DANCE

AT THE BOURNEMOUTH INTERNATIONAL CENTRE

SUNDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER 2025    2.30 PM PERFORMANCE



It is our aim to please and make it a pleasure to travel, to take the hassle out of seeing that theatre show you've always wanted to see or just simply to have a great day out!  Our thanks to everyone that have left reviews, it means a great deal to us to hear that we are doing it right.

Many of our events have already sold out - to check the availability on our trips and events click on the side bar reading:

AVAILABILITY ON OUR DAY TRIPS AND EVENTS


WE WISH EACH AND EVERYONE A VERY HAPPY SUMMER SEASON AHEAD


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PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU CAN'T REACH US BY PHONE WHILST WE ARE ON A TOUR PLEASE DO LEAVE A MESSAGE AND WE WILL ENDEAVOUR TO CONTACT YOU BACK AS SOON AS POSSIBLE OR YOU CAN LEAVE US AN EMAIL ON keystrips@icloud.com


IF YOU HAVE A BALANCE THAT IS DUE WHILST WE ARE AWAY ON TOUR PLEASE DONT WORRY YOU WILL NOT LOSE YOUR BOOKING AND WE WILL CONTACT YOU UPON OUR RETURN - THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE 


WE REALLY DON'T WANT ANY OF YOU TO MISS OUT!


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HOT OFF THE PRESS ************* HOT OFF THE PRESS


ANDRE RIEU AND HIS JOHANN STRAUS ORCHESTRA

AT THE RESORTS WORLD ARENA - BIRMINGHAM

SATURDAY 10TH MAY 2025 

7.30 PM PERFORMANCE

Join us to see the sensational classical conductor Andre Rieu and the incredible production he's known for.

Classical live performances don't get any better than this!

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MJ (Michael Jackson) The Musical has received 5 star reviews

this really is a show that you won't want to miss - coming from Broadway to thrill the audiences in the UK

we are running a trip to this fantastic show on 

THURSDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER 2024 MATINEE PERFORMANCE WITH EXCELLENT SEATS

LIMITED NUMBER OF SEATS AVAILABLE - BOOK TODAY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT 

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ABBA VOYAGE

FIVE NEW DATES FOR ABBA VOYAGE AT THE ABBA ARENA LONDON - 2025    

TO VIEW PRICES FOR OUR ABBA VOYAGE TOURS PLEASE CLICK ON THE SIDE BAR ENTITLED DATES FOR ABBA VOYAGE

SUNDAY 26TH JANUARY 2025 - 6.00 PM PERFORMANCE - SEATED

SUNDAY 23RD FEBRUARY 2025 - 6.00 PM PERFORMANCE - SEATED

SUNDAY 27TH APRIL 2025 - 6.00 PM PERFORMANCE - SEATED

SUNDAY 22ND JUINE 2025 - 6.00 PM PERFORMANCE - SEATED

SUNDAY 27TH JULY 2025 6.00 PM PEROMANCE - SEATED

TO BOOK - Please call 02392 230329 or email: keystrips@icloud.com

THERE IS CURRENTLY AVAILABILITY ON ALL THESE DATES

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NEW - JUST ADDED

CHRISTMAS WITH KATHERINE JENKINS AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL 2024

WEDNESDAY 11TH DECEMBER 2024

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CIRQUE DU SOLEIL - CORTEO - AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL 2025

SUNDAY 16TH FEBRUARY 2025

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BRICK LANE MUSIC HALL LONDON BRINGS YOU PINOCCHIO AND HIS WOODEN WHOPPER! - PANTOMIME FOR GROWN UP'S! 2025

WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY 2025

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NEW DATE FOR STARLIGHT EXPRESS AT THE TROUBADOUR THEATRE LONDON 2025

SUNDAY 6TH APRIL 2025

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CHRISTMAS RETAIL THERAPY AT WEST QUAY AND 3 COURSE LUNCH 

AT THE HERMITAGE HOTEL BOURNEOUTH 2024

WEDNESDAY 28TH NOVEMBER 2024

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NEW - LONGLEAT FESTIVAL OF LIGHT 2024

SUNDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2024

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NEW - CHRISTMAS AT KEW 

MAGICAL LIGHT TRAIL

MONDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2024

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               NEW - EMMERDALE AND CORONATION STREET WEEKEND  

                   4 DAY TOUR STAYING AT THE 4* CEDAR COURT HOTEL 

                     FRIDAY 6TH JUNE 2025 TO MONDAY 9TH JUNE 2025

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NEW - BIG BAND NIGHT FEATURING MAURY DEANS BIG BAND NIGHT WITH SPECIAL CABARET GUEST - JASON ALLEN

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NEW -   WINTER WARMER WEEKEND 2025 BARNSTAPLE NORTH DEVON

             FRIDAY 17TH JANUARY 2025 TO SUNDAY 19TH JANUARY 2025

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FAWLTY TOWERS THE PLAY AT THE APOLLO THEATRE LONDON

WEDNESDAY 7TH AUGUST 2024

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HELLO DOLLY AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM

FRIDAY 23RD AUGUST 2024

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THE DRIFTERS AT THE BOURNEMOUTH PAVILION THEATRE

UNDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER 2024

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FRANKIE'S GUYS THE WORLD'S NUMBER ONE CELEBRATION OF FRANKIE VALLI & THE FOUR SEASONS - TRIBUTE NGHT

SATUDAY 21ST DECEMBER 2024

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CHRISTMAS GALA NIGHT DINNER DANCE AT THE WATERLOOVILLE GOLF CLUB FEATURING THE BAND PEPPERMINT SOUL - FRIDAY 13TH DECEMBER 2024

FRIDAY 13TH DECEMBER 2024

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THE BIRMINGHAM INTERNATIONAL TATTOO 2025 AT THE WORLD RESORTS ARENA

SUNDAY 9TH FEBRUARY 2024

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For more details of all of our trips simply find the trip of your choice on the side bar listing, click on the trip and more details will show.  

Should you wish to know any more details then why not give us a call - we're always happy to answer your questions.


 Please keep in mind that we do sell Gift Vouchers if you're stuck for something to give to your loved ones for that special occasion ❤️


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TORVILL AND DEAN: OUR LAST DANCE 

SKATING LEGENDS TORVILL AND DEAN FAREWELL TOUR
FRIDAY 25TH APRIL 2025
7.30 PM
AT THE RESORTS WORLD ARENA, BIRMINGHAM  
SORRY SOLD OUT



NEW DATE - NEW VENUE FOR TOVILL AND DEAN: OUR LAST DANCE

 SKATING LEGENDS TORVILL AND DEAN FAREWELL TOUR
SUNDAY 13TH APRIL 2025
AT THE OVO ARENA WEMBLEY - LONDON
6.30 PM PERFORMANCE
LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE
SORRY SOLD OUT

TO BOOK - Please call 02392 230329 or email: keystrips@icloud.com


NEW FOR 2025 

WE ARE ABSOLUTELY THRILLED TO BRING YOU THIS ONCE IN A LIFETIME TOUR 


THE MIGHTY MEKONG - RIVER CRUISE SAILING ON BOARD RV BASSAC PANDAW

WITH PANDAW IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FRED. HOLIDAYS 

DEPARTING WEDNESDAY 12TH MARCH 2025 FOR 14 DAYS  

RETURN ECONOMY FLIGHTS FROM LONDON HEATHROW

OVERSEAS TRANSFERS

PRE AND POST CRUISE STAYS

ALL SIGHTSEEING AND EXCURSIONS BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER THE MEKONG CRUISE

FULL-BOARD MEKONG RIVER CRUISE ABOARD RV BASSAC PANDAW

DINING DRINKS (NO WINE)

FULL ITINERARY AVAILABLE FROM OUR OFFICE

CLICK ON THE SIDE BAR FOR MORE DETAILS


NEW DAY TRIPS / EVENTS FOR 2024 / 2025

TO VIEW MORE DETAILS SIMPLY CLICK ON THE SIDE BAR THE TRIP OF YOUR CHOICE OR CALL OUR OFFICE 02392 230329


NEW - THE NEW FOREST & HAMPSHIRE COUNTY SHOW - THURSDAY 31ST JULY 2024


NEW - FAWLTY TOWERS - THE PLAY - THE WEST END PREMIERE AT THE APOLLO THEATRE 

            LONDON WEDNESDAY 7TH AUGUST 2024 - MATINEE PERFORMANCE


NEW - HELLO DOLLY AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM - EVENING PERFORMANCE - FRIDAY 23RD    

           AUGUST 2024


NEW - OLIVER! THE MUSICAL AT THE CHICHESTER FESTIVAL THEATRE - EVENING 

           PERFORMANCE - TUESDAY 27TH AUGUST 2024


NEW - THE DRIFTERS - FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY - AT THE BOURNEMOUTH PAVILION THEATRE - 

            EVENING PERFORMANCE - EXCELLENT SEATS - ON SUNDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER 2024


NEW - MJ THE MUSICAL - THIS NEW AWARD WINNING PHENOMENAL MUSICAL - MICHAEL   

           JACKSON THE MUSICAL - AT THE PRINCE EDWARD THEATRE - MATINEE PERFORMANCE 

           - THURSDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER 2024 

 

NEW -  MRS DOUBTFIRE AT THE SHAFTESBURY THEATRE    

            MATINEE PERFORMANCE - THURSDAY 7TH NOVEMBER 2024 


NEW - THE LION KING AT THE LYCEUM THEATRE LONDON - MATINEE PERFORMANCE -   

            WEDNESDAY 20TH NOVEMBER 2024


NEW - THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA - A NEW MUSICAL WITH MUSIC BY ELTON JOHN - AT THE 

           DOMINION THEATRE LONDON - MATINEE PERFORMANCE - WEDNESDAY 13TH 

           NOVEMBER 2024


NEW -  BIG BAND NIGHT AT THE WATERLOOVILLE GOLF CLUB WITH HOT TABLE PLATTERS ON 

            SATURDAY 23RD NOVEMBER 2024


NEW - LONGLEAT FESTIVAL OF LIGHT - SUNDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2024


NEW - TINA THE MUSICAL - AT THE ALDWYCH THEATRE LONDON 

            MATINEE PERFORMANCE - THURSDAY 28TH NOVEMBER 2024


NEW - CHRISTMAS AT KEW - MAGICAL LIGHT TRAIL - MONDAY 9TH DECEMBER 2024


NEW - FRANKIE'S GUYS THE WORLD'S NUMBER ONE CELEBRATION OF FRANKIE VALLI & THE  

            FOUR SEASONS AT THE WATERLOOVILLE GOLF CLUB ON SATURDAY 21ST DECEMBER  

            2024


NEW - FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY - JACK & THE BEANSTALK PANTOMIME AT THE BOURNEMOUTH 

           PAVILION - MATINEE PERFORMANCE - FABULOUS SEATS - INCLUDES A TWO COURSE 

           LUNCH AT HARRY RAMSDEN'S RESTAURANT - SUNDAY 5TH JANUARY 2025


NEW - MOULIN ROUGE! - THURSDAY 23RD JANUARY 2025 


NEW - THE BIRMINGHAM INTERNATIONAL TATTOO - SUNDAY 9TH FEBRUARY 2025 - 2.00 PM 

            PERFORMANCE AT THE RESORTS WORLD ARENA - BIRMINGHAM


As you can see from all those above we have been very busy bee's and there will be plenty more to come in 2024, there is always so much behind the scenes work going on to arrange these exciting new places to visit and shows to see.  Keep your eyes peeled on our webpage and office window for even more to come!


We would like to thank everyone for your support and valued custom, without you we simply would not be here and we remind ourselves every day how fortunate we are for our business to have survived the two bad years during Covid and that is all because we have amazing clients who value what we have to offer and enjoy the many events we put together for you.

A HUGE THANK YOU TO YOU ALL 

 

     We certainly all still need something to look forward to in 2024



NEW HOLIDAYS AND SHORT BREAKS AWAY AVAILABLE TO BOOK NOW INCLUDE:


NEW - OUR FIRST MYSTERY SLEEPOVER - TO WHO KNOWS WHERE??  1 NIGHT HALF BOARD STAYING IN A 4* HOTEL AND SPA - MONDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER 2024          

DO WE HAVE YOU INTRIGUED THEN WHY NOT JOIN US??


NEW - THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR - THE LARGEST CHRISTMAS SHOW IN THE COUNTRY - 3 DAY TOUR STAYING AT THE HOLIDAY INN NORWICH - FRIDAY 15TH NOVEMBER 2024 TO SUNDAY 17TH NOVEMBER 2024 


NEW - WINTER WARMER WEEKEND 2025 - BARNSTAPLE - NORTH DEVON 

            FRIDAY 17TH JANUARY 2025 TO SUNDAY 19TH JANUARY 2025


NEW - CORONATION STREET & EMMERDALE WEEKEND BREAK VISITNG THE PLACES OF 

            OUR FAVOURITE SOAPS - GO BEHIND THE SCENES OF BOTH SETS

            FRIDAY 6TH JUNE 2025 TO MONDAY 9TH JUNE 2025


NEW - THE MAGNIFICENT KEUKENHOF GARDENS AND THE BEAUTIFUL DUTCH BULB FIELDS

            FRIDAY 18TH APRIL TO MONDAY 21ST APRIL 2025 

            STAYING AT THE 4* AMRATH HOTEL ALKMAAR 


    DON'T DELAY - BOOK TODAY - TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT            


Our website is updated daily with the new rescheduled dates for all to see.  If you click on the side bar to the left 'LATEST AVAILABILITY ON ALL TRIPS AND HOLIDAYS' you will be able to see all we have to offer to date and the availability we have. Should you have any enquiry regarding any of our trips / holidays / events please give us a call.  Should you have any queries or concerns about anything that you are booked on with us please do not hesitate to call on the number below and we will be more than happy to hear from you and assist.                                                                                                                     

For further details on any of these shows please call our telephone number: 02392 230329 

We are always happy to help and have a chat.


EXCITING TIMES AHEAD WITH FRED. OLSEN CRUISE LINES &
AMADEUS RIVER CRUISES

We are extremely excited to bring you our 2023 Ocean Cruises with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and our 2024 into 2024  Amadeus River Cruises. You can view all of these cruises and their itineraries by clicking on the link on our webpage.

We have been working with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines - Groups Team to put together our new 2024 Group Escorted Ocean Cruises, and we hope you will like the selection we have picked, perhaps this will give us all a glimmer of the good times ahead.

NEW FOR 2024

OCEAN CRUISES WITH FRED. OLSEN CRUISE LINES

  TO TOP IT ALL OFF WE HAVE AN AMAZING NEW  OCEAN CRUISE WITH FRED. OLSEN CRUISE LINES FOR  2024 / 2025

Cultural Adriatic Discovery - May/June 2024

Scenic Islands & Coastlines of Scotland & Ireland - August 2025

Spanish Colours & Cultures - September 2025

SEE  BELOW OR CLICK ON THE SIDE BAR TO VIEW DETAILS OF OUR LATEST ESCORTED OCEAN CRUISE 2024 WITH FRED. OLSEN CRUISE LINES

2024

NEW OCEAN CRUISE         NEW OCEAN CRUISE          NEW OCEAN CRUISE 

WE STILL HAVE A SMALL AVAILABILITY FOR OUR 2024 OCEAN CRUISE

CULTURAL ADRIATIC DISCOVERY on board Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Borealis sailing from Southampton - 20 nights - 30th May 2024.                                               Now available for booking from Keys Trips & Events office.  For full details and cabin availability please contact our office.    Please see the link on the sidebar to view the full itinerary. With £200.00 pp on board spend.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines - Oceans Club discounts also apply (as per terms and conditions of the Oceans Club)


2025

TWO NEW OCEAN CRUISES                       TWO NEW OCEAN CRUISES  

Firstly we bring you Scenic Islands & Coastlines of Scotland & Ireland sailing from Southampton on board Balmoral on Monday 4th August 2025 for 9 nights.

This voyage aboard Borealis has been designed to showcase some of Scotland and Ireland’s most scenic landscapes, including the iconic Cliffs of Moher and the bonnet-shaped island of Bad Mor.  Borealis will take you along picturesque Loch Hourn and past the extraordinary basalt columns of Fingal’s Cave and the rugged cliffs of Rum, Eigg, Muck and Canna, which offer a sanctuary for wildlife.  On this scenic cruise you will have the chance to embrace local traditions, sample local foods and enrich your journey with the legendary history at sites like Skara Brae, Callanish, and the Ring of Brodgar.  Ports of call will include Aberdeen, Lerwick, Kirkwall, Killybegs and Galway.

Group Fare from £1,499.00 pp

Includes Free On Board Spend £100pp Credit - Free Group Drinks Party - Free Group Transport to/from Port.


Secondly we bring you Spanish Colours & Cultures sailing from Southampton to Valencia on board Balmoral on Wednesday 17th September 2025 for 10 nights.  

Join Balmoral in the Mediterranean, where ornate architectural masterpieces await your discovery.  Marvel at Barcelona’s iconic landmarks, including the Sagrada Familia Cathedral and colourful Park Guell.  Immerse yourself in the vibrant Spanish lifestyle, uncover the artistic inspirations of these enchanting destinations, from Ibiza’s diverse beauty to Barcelona’s homage to Picasso and Dali.  Ports of call will include La Coruna, Cadiz, Ibiza, Barcelona and Valencia. 

Fly-Cruise return - Includes flight to selected UK airport (to be confirmed) and transfer from the ship.

Group fare from £1,599.00 PP

Includes Free On Board Spend £65.00pp Credit -  Free Group Drinks Party - Free Group Transport to/from Port/Airport 



TWO NEW RIVER CRUISES FOR 2024


CRUISE THE SEINE - Paris, Normandy and The River Seine - Aboard MS Amadeus Diamond - 8 Days departing on Wednesday 4th September 2024

An unforgettable river cruise on the stunning MS Amadeus Diamond 5* Floating Hotel visiting Conflans-St.-Honorine, Rouen, Le Harvre, Les Andeleys, Vernon, Mantes-La-Jolie, finally arriving at the French Capital Paris.  Keys Group Cruise Special Prices available.  

Full itinerary available from our office.  

Please note that we travel to our destinations on our River Cruises by coach/return via ferry from Dover to Calais or Dunkirk - this will incur an extra charge to the prices on the River Cruise - details can be obtained from our office.  Prices may also incur an overnight hotel stay.



THE MAGIC OF ADVENT ON THE RHINE - Aboard MS AMADEUS RIVA - 5 Days - 

Departing on Saturday 30th November 2024 for an Overnight Stay before continuing our journey to 

board Amadeus Riva in Strabourg on 1st December 2024 - Strasbourg to Cologne

Return 5th December 2024

Beautiful festive Christmas Markets await you starting in Strasbourg, visiting Speyer, Rudeheim, Koblenz. All whilst enjoying the festively decorated 5* floating hotel MS Amadeus Riva - fine dining and free-flowing red and white wines form Europe's famous wine regions, beer and soft drinks with every lunch and dinner onboard.  

Full itinerary and prices available from our office. 

Please note that we travel to our destinations on our River Cruises by coach/return via ferry from Dover to Calais or Dunkirk - this will incur an extra charge to the prices on the River Cruise - details can be obtained from our office.  Prices may also incur an overnight hotel stay.


For further details and time limited promotions on any of the above cruises please contact our office, we can help you with cabin choice, availability and much more. All of these cruises are now on sale, and we can arrange a personal appointment to meet at our office, on a one to one basis at your convenience.   We do recommend booking as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.  We are happy to assist you and answer any questions you may have regarding cruising, and really do look forward to welcoming our clients with open arms. 


We would like to bring to your attention Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Travel with Confidence. Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines want to ensure you’re confident to travel with them and have introduced their Safe Sailing Charter and Plain Sailing Guarantee - please ask us for details of these or you can visit Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines website fredolsencruises.com and take a look for yourself - giving confidence with future cruising in mind. 
Please also note: Should you wish to book any other cruises with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines other than our own Escorted Group Cruises and on an independent basis, we are more than happy to help you with your own individual enquiry and booking.  Please give us a call on the telephone number below.   

                                            OFFICE TEL. NO:  02392 230329 

                   Our Phone Lines are Open Tuesday to Saturday 9.00 am to 1.00 pm

You can rest assured that we are still working very hard to bring you all lots of new and exciting  events, trips and holidays that we know you have all come to love and enjoy.  

               Kindest regards to one and all from Caroline and Nick Keys - Keys Trips and Events