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Since 2012 we have had the pleasure of booking many customers on cruises by many of the biggest lines in the world & have created a social media forum via Facebook, with over seven thousand members & picking up multiple travel accolades along the way.
With that in the forefront of our mind, over the last six months we have been putting the foundations in place to create a new forum running parallel to our solo cruise forum by Passion for Cruises.
Our new community Solo Holiday Forum by PFC will connect our independent cruisers with fellow single travellers looking at air & land based holidays inclusive of Escorted Touring.
At our Cardiff Headquarters both Passion for Cruises & Cartwirght Travel pride themselves on their strong relationships with product & purchasing teams at many of the UK’s ABTA & ATOL bonded tour operators, who are currently helping us secure zero & low priced single supplements for our followers & future travellers.
Our Tour operating partners include Carrier Luxury Holidays, Titan Travel, Cosmos Just You, Travelsphere, Wendy Wu, Jet 2 Holidays, Newmarket Holidays, Classic Collection, Prestige Holidays, Leger, Exodus, Intrepid Travel, If Only, Kuoni, Abercrombie & Kent, Cox & Kings, Beachcomber, Trafalgar & many more.
35 meals: 12 breakfasts (B), 11 lunches (L) and 12 dinners (D)
Solo Exclusive Tour
24 September 2022
Borneo’s rainforests are blessed with a stunning botanical diversity and unique wildlife which you can discover as part of a small group on this fascinating tour exclusively for solo travellers. Explore the foothills of Mount Kinabalu, cruise tropical rivers and thrill at the chance of seeing the orang-utans of Sepilok. Plus, from the start of your adventure when you’ll be met at the airport with fast track and airport lounge services, to the farewell dinner at the end of your tour, we’ll ensure you get the most out of travelling solo. Included Poring Hot Springs and Kinabalu National Park | Gomantong Caves | Evening cruise on the Menanggol River | Birdwatching cruise on an oxbow lake | Sepilok Orang-utan Centre | Sun Bear Conservation Centre | Rainforest Discovery Centre | Labuk Bay Monkey Sanctuary | Sandakan sightseeing tour | Kota Kinabalu city tour
Departs also 18 February 2023, 11 March 2023 , 22 April 2023, 22 April 2023 & 10 June 2023 | Includes Vip return door to door pick up & only £99 deposit
24 meals: 19 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 3 dinners
Dedicated Solo Tour
6 June 2023
Experience the warm sub-tropical climate in the stunning Bay of Islands including a dolphin-watching cruise Visit Christchurch, New Zealand’s second city | Visit Te Puia, Rotorua’s geothermal wonderland with local Maori guides | Explore Auckland, 'the City of Sails' on a sightseeing tour | Admire Napier’s beautiful Art Deco architecture on a guided walking tour | Visit the 'Sunshine City' of Nelson and cruise along Abel Tasman National Park’s stunningly scenic coastline | Vineyard visit and tasting in Marlborough, one of the world’s finest wine regions | Cross the Southern Alps on the TranzAlpine train, one of the world’s great train journeys | Enjoy an included helicopter flight around the iconic Franz Josef glacier, with an amazing alpine landing | Stay two nights in Queenstown and enjoy the resort's scenic location | Cruise awe-inspiring Milford Sound | Get close-up views of snow-capped Mt Cook, New Zealand’s highest peak | Discover cosmopolitan Singapore during a two-day stopover.
Also Departs 26 February 2023 £6999 | 11 April 2023 £6699 | 3 October 2023 £6999 | Deposit £500
4* Hotels / Half Board
Solo Escorted Tour Gatwick
18 September 2023
Step aboard and explore northern India by train on six memorable rail journeys on this escorted tour exclusively for solo travellers. Discover India’s ‘Golden Triangle’ comprising three of the most vibrant cities of north-west India – Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, capital of the ancient state of Rajasthan. Includes Tour of Old and New Delhi | Visit to the Amber Fort | Maharaja's City Palace and the Jantar Mantar observatory | Two safaris in Ranthambore National Park Tour of Agra including Agra Fort and the Baby Taj | Visit the Taj Mahal around sunrise | Tour of Amritsar including the famous Golden Temple and the Wagah Border | Tour of Chandigarh | Tour of Shimla | Six train journeys
Deposit £99 | Also Departs 20 February 2023 Gatwick & Manchester £2799 | Departs 27 March 2023 Gatwick & Manchester £2699 | VIP Home Picks Ups Included | Tourist visa for full British citizens resident in the UK
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
4 April 2023
Set on Majorca’s east coast, Cala Bona's a relaxed fishing town that comes with plenty of Spain's rustic charm.
Fishermen bring in the day’s catch at the harbour, ready for lunch at the waterfront restaurants, while the original winding streets are ripe for exploring.
There’s also a pedestrianised modern centre with shops and bars, and a choice of little sandy beaches.
You get a beachside location and a double helping of pools here. You’re really central, too, with Cala Bona on the doorstep.
At the Levante Hotel you'll find a stylish spa, a sleek third-floor sun deck and a spacious sea-view pool in the line-up.
You’ve got a choice of two good-sized pools, plus another indoors.
For meals, meanwhile, there's a buffet restaurant, which serves international cuisine with great views.
Nightly entertainment features professional shows, live music and cabarets.
Activities-wise, you can try boules, aqua aerobics and tennis.
Also Departs May through to September 14 Nights from £629 based on 29 May 2023 | Also departs April through to September 7 Nights based on 11 April 2023
4 Star hotels Half Board Solo Tour
14 June 2022
The Grand Bazaar, the Blue Mosque and the Hagia Sophia are just the beginning when it comes to exploring Turkey. This tour offers an assault on the senses in the best possible way, where history, culture and memorable moments are shared with like-minded travellers.Includes: Tour of Istanbul including The Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia & Grand Bazaar | Turkish coffee demonstration & tasting with Baklava | Visit the Gallipoli War Memorial | Tour of Troy & visit to the ancient city of Pergamon | Visit Yesilyurt, a traditional Turkish village and sample freshly made Gözleme pastries | Tour of one of the ancient wonders of the world, the Temple of Artemis, in Ephesus | Discover Turkish fruit & wine production in Sirince village | Tour of the former Ottoman Capital city of Bursa
Deposit £21 | Full payment on June Departures | Also departs 6 September 2022 from £1399 | 11 October 2022 £1299 | Birmingham & Manchester plus £100 supplement | Home pick up included or free car parking | Tour Manager services throughout
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Solo Escorted Tour | 23 meals: 10 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 9 dinners
21 March 2023
Join other solos travellers as you discover the turquoise domes and vibrant cities of Uzbekistan. Embark on an eastern adventure together with other solos as you visit some of the exotic cities of this extraordinary country, an historic crossroads on the Great Silk Route's path across Central Asia. Includes Tour manager | Excursions and visits, Sightseeing tour of Tashkent, Walking tour of historic Khiva, Medieval Bukhara guided tour, Baha-ud-Din Naqshband's mausoleum visit, Visit Samarkand's Museum of Afrosiyab, See Tamerlane's tomb in Samarkand & visit to the ancient Timurid centre of Shakhrisabz
Deposit £99 | Also Departs 2 May 2023 £2499 | 16 May 2023 £2499 | Door to Door transfers return to Heathrow Included
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Hotel Oykin Bed & Breakfast
1 May 2022
This place has a local twist, from its barbecue nights to its Turkish bath. And there’s a great pool scene, too. This family-run hotel gets top marks on TripAdvisor for its nothing’s-too-much-trouble approach. It’s got a fantastic pool scene, too, with two big pools. Plus Calis Beach is less than five minutes’ walk away. When it comes to food, you've got the buffet restaurant. And the hotel puts on occasional theme nights like the Turkish barbecue with traditional music and dancing. These inviting twin or double rooms are for sole use with warm tones to create a homely feel
Deposit varies from £200 to £275 | Based on Gatwick | Regiona flights available with supplement 8 May 22 £519 | 13 May 2022 £619 | 31 May 2022 £619 | 4 June 2022 £679 | 23 June 2022 £619 | 4 July 2022 £599 | 11 July 2022 £649 | 18 July 2022 | £749 | 27 July 2 022 £799 | 3 August 2022 £795 | 10 August 2022 £795 | 17 August 2022 £795 | 24 August 2022 £649 | 9 September 2022 £619 | 23 September 2022 £679 | 30 September 2022 £579
Breakfast Each Day, 4 Lunches & 1 Dinner
3 October 2022
See an unforgettable World Wonder, the treasures of the Inca, the world's highest capital and some of the planet's most unusual creatures. Highlights Enjoy a fascinating South American adventure in the company of like-minded travellers | Fly to Cusco and Peru’s fabled Sacred Valley | Gaze in awe at ‘Lost City’ Machu Picchu | Explore stunning Inca capital Cusco on a guided tour | Tour Peruvian capital Lima, the ‘City of Kings’ | Fly to lofty Quito, the world’s highest capital, for a guided tour | Hop back and forth across the equator line at the ‘Middle of the World’ | Experience Otavalo’s colourful market – South America’s largest | Spend five days in the wondrous Galápagos Close-up encounters with sea lions, marine iguanas, blue-footed boobies, giant tortoises and a host of extraordinary – and fearless- creatures | Visit the fascinating Charles Darwin Research Centre | Enjoy a bay cruise with opportunities for swimming and snorkelling
Deposit £200 | Also departs 6 February 2023 £5,799 | 19 June 2023 £5,999 | 2 October 2023 £5,999 | Based on Heathrow regional flights available with a £200 supplement
4* Hotels | Heathrow & Birmingham
20 October 2022
Montenegro’s wild beauty and incredible heritage, encompassing the legacy of the Venetians, Ottoman Empire, Austro-Hungarian Empire and former Yugoslavia, make it a unique and enticing area to explore. Only independent once again since 2006, this small yet mighty country boasts fascinating history and truly magnificent scenery.Stay in Budva and Cavtat on the Croatian coast | Explore historic Dubrovnik with a local expert | Uncover the story of Cetinje with an expert local guide | Enjoy a lunchtime tasting of traditional Montenegrin mountain food | Tour the stunningly sited town of Kotor | Take a boat journey to the Church of Our Lady of the Rocks in Perast | Enjoy a tasting of Montenegro’s excellent wines near Podgorica | Visit the fascinating town ruins of Old Bar | Take a serene boat journey on Lake Skadar | Enjoy a farewell dinner with a live folklore show dinner
Birmingham price plus £100 supplement in October 2022 | Gatwick & Manchester £1399 | Deposit £200
Fly From Heathrow
18 meals: 13 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 3 dinners
17 August 2022
Visiting Kruger National Park | Swaziland & Kwazulu Natal | Isandlwana & Rorkes Drift | Mossel Bay | Cango Caves & Oudtshoorn Caves | Hermanus | Inelands |Cape Town | Cape of Good Hope |
Also Departs 14 Nov 2022 £3479 | 23 Jan 2023 - £3499 | 22 Mar 2023 £3499 | 20 September 2023 £3499