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Scarlet Lady Ship: Everything You Need To Know

On February 14th 2019 Virgin Voyages went on sale to the public, with sailings on the first ship, Scarlet Lady, starting from 2020. Designed to be unlike any other experience on the planet, Virgin Voyages is bringing about an “Epic Sea Change for All”. Richard Branson’s latest venture is primarily designed for the young, and young at heart. To learn more, read our blog post on everything you need to know about the Scarlet Lady!

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Abu Dhabi vs. Dubai: Which Is Right For You?

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Dubai and Abu Dhabi are the two most popular holiday destinations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Both cities are only seven hours away from the UK, and there are regular direct flights to both from London, Manchester and Dublin. However, Abu Dhabi and Dubai are very different places, so it’s important to make sure you choose the right city for you. If you’re unsure about which destination to choose, then read this blog post!

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Top 5 Winter Holiday Destinations

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A winter holiday can be a truly magical experience. Discover new countries, try new experiences, and tick items off your bucket list. If you’re looking for winter holiday inspiration continue reading this post! We’ve rounded up some of the best winter holiday destinations, with recommendations on where to go and when.

Es Princep Hotel Review

Es Princep is a stylish boutique hotel in the heart of Palma. Opened in 2018, the five-star Es Princep Hotel is one of Palma’s most exclusive luxury hotels. Situated in the charming Calatrava neighbourhood, beside the Baulard-de-Princep, this luxury hotel boasts spectacular sea views over the Bay of Palma. For a luxury holiday in Palma, look no further than this true five-star hotel.

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Five Popular Places To Visit In Japan

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Japan is a beautiful country, with one of the most ancient civilisations in the world. There are many Japanese customs that have endured for hundreds of years – you’ll love their commitment to politeness and their incredible hospitality. The depth of Japan’s history is reflected in the many breathtaking tourist attractions waiting to be discovered, both natural and man-made. Here are five of the top ones for you to explore yourself.

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Five Quieter Cities To Visit In Europe

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The world-famous cities of Europe dominate the tourist landscape. London, Paris, Rome, Berlin and Madrid are responsible for more than 50% of hotel stays every year. London and the wider UK attracted an estimated 41.7m tourists in 2018, but Europe has so much more to offer off the beaten track. Not only will you get more for your money in the cities we have listed below, you will also have a better chance of experiencing a holiday that is less touristy and more authentic. Read More

Should You Choose a Travel Agent Or Book Online?

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Planning your next holiday can be incredibly difficult. Deciding where to go is only half the battle. Once you’ve chosen your dream destination, you then need to choose where to stay, try to find reasonable flights, look for transfers, and even book excursions. This can make booking a holiday seem like an incredibly daunting task. Package holidays booked online can seem like an attractive option but they’re not always what they seem. As the old adage goes – if it looks too good to be true it probably is. To learn why you should choose a travel agent instead of booking online, read this blog post!

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Hotel Star Ratings Explained

At first glance, the hotel star rating system seems straightforward. You choose a destination, find a four-star or five-star hotel to book, and then the countdown begins. But sometimes when you arrive, that hotel doesn’t quite match your expectations. This is because the hotel star rating system is actually quite complex. A four-star hotel in London, for example, can be worlds apart from a four-star hotel in Turkey. And then there are places like Dubai, where you often read about seven-star hotels that don’t seem to exist anywhere else! All of this can make choosing a hotel incredibly difficult. But that’s where we come in.

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Luxury Honeymoons By Season

Deciding where to go on your honeymoon, is just as important as the destination. Travel to a honeymoon destination like the Maldives in September, and it’s likely that a large proportion of your honeymoon will be spent inside due to the rain. At Rich Vein Travel we believe that the time of year is vital when choosing where to go on a honeymoon. So read our blog post to find out more about the best luxury honeymoon destinations by season. Read More

Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas: The Best Family Resort in Abu Dhabi

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Sun, sea, and family are the essential requirements for a fun holiday in Abu Dhabi. But when travelling as a family there are lots of extra things to consider. From activities for children to family-friendly restaurants, everything requires a lot more planning and consideration. The Saadiyat Rotana Resort not only has fantastic activities for children and great family restaurants, but the resort is also ideally situated on a private beach. To find out why this 5* resort is perfect for a luxury family holiday to Abu Dhabi, read this blog post!

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