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As one of Europe’s leading escorted tour operators, with over 24 years’ experience crafting beautifully curated, inspirational itineraries to worldwide destinations, and a trusted partner of DC Thomson Travel, Travel Department are delighted to offer their readers of The Press & Journal, The Courier, Evening Express, My Weekly and The Sunday Post  offers for our guided holidays. 

Expertly created guided group holidays

It's all included flights, excursions & much more

Discover 100s of destinations worldwide

Travel with like minded people

Flexible Bookings – Free Changes On New Bookings*

We understand that you may be looking for more flexibility than normal right now, so we have given you some more options to give you peace of mind. Any new bookings made from 23 September to 31 December 2020, for holidays departing any time up until 30 April 2021, can be changed without any fee or you can swap your deposit for a voucher that has no expiry date. This flexibility is valid right up to when your balance is due.


 

Light and Relaxed European Tours

We’ve created a New ‘Light and Relaxed’ range of European tours with smaller group sizes. These have been crafted to give you plenty of time to relax as well as enjoy wonderful excursions, all in the company of expert local guides. It’s the perfect blend of relaxation and cultural exploration and of course, everything is included from flights, accommodation, transfers, excursions and an expert local guide.

View Light & Relaxed Tours

Book online or call us on 0131 608 1238 quoting DC Thomson


 

Why Choose Travel Department?

Discover a fantastic range of fully guided group holidays to some of the most spectacular destinations worldwide. We are experienced and passionate about what we do, recruiting the very best guides and holiday planners, who work meticulously to perfect every detail and we constantly check the quality of everything we offer from hotels, airports and cruise ports to excursion destinations.

Departing from the UK, we offer the ease of a wide range of regional flights. In Scotland these depart from Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow. In Northern Ireland we fly from Belfast and for passengers from south west England we offer the convenience of flights from Bristol. In 2020 we are significantly expanding the range of flights from London using Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted.

 

Worldwide Destinations

From

€1,629pp

India

India - Splendours of Delhi, The Taj Mahal & Rajasthan

Dates Available
  • 12 Feb
  • 12 Mar
  • 19 Mar
  • 02 Apr
  • (+12)
user

Fully Guided

half-moon

12 Nights

star

4 & 5 Half Board

plane-takeoff

Flights & Transfers

From

€2,659pp

Vietnam

Highlights of Vietnam

Dates Available
  • 22 Mar
  • 22 May
  • 04 Sep
  • 11 Sep
  • (+5)
user

Fully Guided

half-moon

14 Nights

star

4 & 5 B&B (+1)

plane-takeoff

Flights & Transfers

From

€2,659pp

Sri Lanka

Discover Sri Lanka

Dates Available
  • 18 Sep
  • 02 Oct
user

Fully Guided

half-moon

13 Nights

star

4 & 5 Half Board

plane-takeoff

Flights & Transfers

From

€1,449pp

India

India's Golden Triangle

Dates Available
  • 11 May
  • 13 Sep
  • 19 Sep
  • 31 Oct
user

Fully Guided

half-moon

11 Nights

star

4 & 5 B&B

plane-takeoff

Flights & Transfers

From

€1,999pp

Egypt

Egypt - Nile River Cruise including Cairo & Hurghada

Dates Available
  • 20 Mar
  • 24 Apr
  • 15 May
  • 29 May
  • (+7)
user

Fully Guided

half-moon

12 Nights

star

4 & 5 Full Board (+2)

plane-takeoff

Flights & Transfers

From

€2,799pp

Canada

Western Canada & the Rockies

Dates Available
  • 12 Jun
  • 20 Aug
  • 03 Sep
  • 18 Sep
user

Fully Guided

half-moon

10 Nights

star

3 & 4 B&B

plane-takeoff

Flights & Transfers

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Book online or call us on 0131 608 1238 quoting DC Thomson


 

Terms & Conditions

*All new bookings from 23 September to 31 December 2020, for holidays departing up to 30 April 2021, can be changed to a new tour without change fees or swap your deposit for a voucher, up to when your balance is due.