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    Welcome to Connoisseur 

    An experienced 'independent' Travel Agency & Tour Operator

    Our aim is to provide travel opportunities for our clients, which suit their needs at a competitive cost while offering a friendly service with attention to detail.

    We specialise in Ocean, River, Coastal and Expedition Cruising as well as worldwide tailormade holidays. We also offer escorted & independent tours, flights, safari, city breaks & package holidays.

  • Star Clipper 2018/19 

    Star Clippers

    Star Clippers offer a cruise experience that is like no other. If you are looking for an adventure on the waves which includes the atmosphere and character of traditional sailing but still with the comfort and luxury found on most modern cruises; you have come to the right place.

    Read our clients blog here 

    Click here for Star Clipper 2018/19 brochure


  • Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

    Deals are updated regularly, so there’s always a fantastic selection of great value cruises aboard these smaller, friendlier cruise ships to choose from.

    Choose from an exciting selection of cruises sailing from Scotland Click here 

    Or are you New to cruising?
    Click here 

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    Inspiring Short Breaks in the UK and Europe

    Book every element of your trip in one simple place; hotels, rail travel, events, flights and mini-cruises, plus all the little extras that help make each break really special.

    Tailor the entire package exactly how you want it.

    Click here 


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    Our Special Cruise Selection

    Of the over 135 companies we work with to provide holiday choice to our customers, there's some that we've been working with for many years - take a take a look at their dedicated expert pages here


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Sail the Mississippi with host Alan Titchmarsh on board the beautiful American Queen from Memphis to New Orleans.
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Join David Hurrion, BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Associate Editor, on this exclusive tour of some of the most beautiful gardens in France as you cruise along the Gironde, Garonne & Seine Rivers.

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Ocean Cruises Worldwide

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River Cruises Worldwide

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80's Cruise 2018

Join gardening journalist, writer and horticulturist, David Hurrion on this 14 night cruise to the heart of the Baltic and stunning cities in Denmark, Finland, Russia, Latvia and Germany!
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Exclusive itineraries available in asssociation with Cruiseco & Connoisseur  here

Short Breaks

Christmas Markets, UK Cities, Short Breaks, Spa, Themed & Theatre packages - Click to Book

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Inspired Package Holidays 

Sun, Ski, Adventure, Family, Special Interest, Safari - we have it all... Contact our experts today! Click here





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Holiday Finishing Touches

Get the most out of your holiday by booking your travel extras with us before you go.


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Seen Something in the Press

 Take a look at our latest holiday offers featured recently in the press. 

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For further information on
Foreign & Commonweath Office Travel Advice
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Our Latest Brochure Selection

View & download our current brochure & newsletter selection.   View More Brochures ...

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We are delighted to have received these recent awards and qualifications    


        CLIA ambassadors logo        city & guilds accredited logo         agent achievement awards finalists 2014