Can we first start by sharing the huge number of times we see shock, anger and disappointment at airports because a traveller has bought a bottle in duty-free with all the intentions of enjoying their holiday, and as they change planes the bottle is confiscated. Where have we seen that? Numerous airports:- South Korea changing planes for Australia, Fiji...
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Did you miss the one day only FREE CRUISE offer on St Valentines Day? If you did, the Fred Olsen Cruise Sale is now on.  On 20 cruises you can now benefit from FREE Cashback - up to £200 per person. Look out for the blue banners on the cruises that applies to but here is the list of cruises with the cash...
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The Panama Canal got bigger - New Panamax, new costs! Less than half the length of the Suez Canal, the Panama Canal joins the Atlantic to the Pacific. Unlike the free flowing Suez, the Panama Canal is uses a system of locks. This is to save the huge amount of excavation work that would be required for it to be...
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This page is to make it easy for you. PIN THIS PAGE - we have added even more fast links to direct deal pages. Now with Fred Olsen and SAGA and onto Cruise & Maritime and Regent Seven Seas. Keep coming back to this page, we will keep improving it for your ease of use. Keep this page open, then...
Car Parking Options all sorted on one page Most agents and travel operatives will use the same car parks, same hotels and same car hire. All agents are offered the same deals, if they weren't there would be industry uproar. Most of the car parking deals, hotel deals, lounge deals and car hire...
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Fjords YouTube Playlist. Leave it running and see the peace and calm of Norway and the Fjords.  The YouTube playlist is for film guides and tours without having to read the blogs. The picture below is one click to just the Fjords Cruise films, gathering endless tips from each one. Leave the playlist running and imagine the cruise, the filming of...
The Baltics - unravel the mystery, what is it all about? You may want to see the Baltic Cruise film guides and tours without having to read the blogs, well at last we have started to clean up the hundreds of films on the  Doris Visits YouTube Channel. So, if you are off to a destination, like the Baltics, finding the...
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I have been very lucky to have survived a broken spine twice and can still snow ski despite two complete artificial knees which followed as many operations and and pins as any pro sports person. I was a stuntman before becoming a film director. Those who are genuinely reliant on a chair and help  are always in my consideration...
Fred Olsen - Children and Families The Fred Olson ships may be smaller than many on the seas but they still entertain families. They do offer a Little Skippers Club for children aged between 5 and 11 years old, but this may only be during peak holiday seasons. An interpretation of this might be during expected school holidays. Travelling with children...
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The worst places for thieves and pick pockets I am pretty streetwise but I have been pick pocketed twice. Twice in the same place and it does not appear on the Trip Advisor top ten. Jean has been bag lifted once, again not on that list. So I thought I would run a Doris Visits slant on their pick pocket...
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