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      Join us for our famous River Cruise event in our Barrhead Travel Superstore!


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      Date: Saturday 26th May
      Time: 10am - 3pm
      Location: 85 Oswald Street, Glasgow, G1 4PA


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    • Worldwide Holiday Exhibition - Braehead

      Barrhead Travel would love to extend an invitation to you, our valued customer, to join us for our annual worldwide holiday exhibition. Come along and meet our travel experts – Barrhead Travel’s own specialists and a range of amazing travel suppliers will be on hand to provide you with the very best advice and inspiration for your next adventure. Take advantage of our exclusive event only offers, enjoy complimentary wine and nibbles and enter our exciting prize draw.


      When: Saturday, 2nd June, 10.00am - 6.30pm

      Where: Intu Braehead


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    • RAS AL KHAIMAH Ras al where? Ras Al Khaimah is still a relatively unknown Emirate in comparison to the likes of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. In just 45 minutes you are in the heart of this truly authentic Emirate. Amazing hotels, unique excursions, unbelievable views, miles upon miles of beautiful beaches – Ras Al Khaimah has it all!   There is so much on offer that makes this very liberal Emirate the ideal alternative to Dubai.   Things to sea:   Bedouin Oasis Camp – An authentic experience. Camels, great food, belly dancing, henna and so much more take you back in time to life as it once was.   Golf – Two golf courses with Al Hamra being the most well known.   Zip Line – No trip to Ras Al Khaimah is complete without a visit to the worlds longest Zip Line.   Iceland Water Park – Large water park   Shopping – There is several large shoping malls which have a wide range of shops including international brand – even a cinema showing movies in English!   Jebel Mountatins – Breath taking views to be had. For those a bit more daring there is also the opportunity to climb this.   What to Pack   Sun Cream is very important with the temperature being so high. It can be a little more windy at the top of the mountains on the Zip Line so a light jacket/jumper. Beachwear Nothing too warm or heavy for night   Top tips   All Inclusive if possible – saves money in the long run and allows use of some A la Carte restaurants   Suitable for:   There really is something for everyone. Priding itself on being a more liberal Emirate there is very few if any restrictions at Ramadan. Can be great alternative to Dubai for those wanting a short stop over for a couple of nights. Also very good for honeymooners. Families are well accomodated for both in terms of room size and facilities/entertainment for the kids.   Hotel Recommendations   Waldorf Astoria – 5* Luxury for those wanting the very best. The Ritz Carlton Al Hamra Beach – Great for those simply just wanting to relax. Could be ideal for honeymooners too.   The Ritz Calrton Al Wadi Desert – An authentic Desert experience. Stables on site for those who like to horse ride, archery, fishing, gazelle roaming free. This makes for an action packed experience to remember.   Hilton Ras All Khaimah Resort and Spa – Beautiful Sandy beaches and fantastic facilities for children.   Hilton Al Hamra Beach & Golf Resort – Amazing beaches, facilties and popular with golfers.   Cove Rotana – Large complex which is built on culture. Great All Inclusive option.   Rixos Bab Al Bahr – Marjan Island Hotel with great All Inclusive facilities.   My rating - 5/5   A fantastic alternative to Dubai and perhaps even people who can't quite stomach the flight to the Caribbean. A very good value for money destination which has something whither you be a thrill seeker or beach lover. A place I know I can sell with confidence.      
    • Hi I'm new to this site I'm a big cruise fan i have been on a few Thomson and Fred Olson, we preferre to stick to the  not to large. ships.we've just booked to go on the Discovery on June the 10th leaving from Newcastle.we don't particularly like flying,so we. are looking forward to it 😎        
    • Holiday Date 6/5/18   Destination Ras Al Khaimah   Overview Ras Al Khaimah is the most northernly part of the Emirates. With over 7000 years of history and culture it is the perfect getaway for everyday life. It offers magnificent landscapes, breahtaking coastlines and rich, terracotta desrt planes and is the UAE's most authentic destination. It offers year round sunshine with 64 kilometres of white sandy beaches and is around 45 minutes from Dubai. This area focuses very much on their natural assets like the Jebel Jai mountain range and is a very outdoors resort with everything from the worlds longest zipline to kayaking. This emirate is also the easiest Emirate to buy alcohol and can even buy from a local shop and this is the same even during ramadan.   Things to see Via Ferrata- Rock climbing on the Jebel Jais the UAE's highest mountain Jebel Jais flight- Home to the worlds lonest zipline Iceland Waterpark- The UAE's largest waterpark Bedouin Oasis camp- An authentic reproduction of Bedoin life as it used to be Golf- There are 2 golf courses here...AL Hamra is an eighteen hole course and plays host to the famous European Challenge then there is also Tower Links which is an eighteen hole course. Shopping- The resort has 5 shopping malls to choose from with international brands, cinemas and endless dining options Al Wadi Eduestrian Adventure- A dedicated equestrian and adventure centre   What to pack Beachwear, some outdoor clothes for the excursions and some light clothes for night as still warm   Top tips Try and get a half board dine around or all inclusive dine around so the a la carte restaurants in the hotels are included   Suitable for This area is suitable for all different types of customers. There main markets are UAE, Germany, UK, India and Russia. For families it is a very friendly destination with all the hotels we visited having kids clubs and kids pools and they also offer a lot of family suites or adjoining rooms. For honeymooners this is also an amazing destination   Hotel Recommendations Waldorf Astoria- Beachside location where you will feel like royalty Ritz Carlton Ras Al Khaimah Al Hamra Beach- An island escape which is the ultimate beach retreat. Cove Rotana- A traditional Arabian resort which is a popular family resort Ritz Carlton Al Wadi Desert- Tranquil and committed to the environment, this resort is a natural sanctuary in beautiful surroundings with gazelles and oryx roaming around Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa- Distinctly arabesque and offers a private bay of 1.5 kilometres of beautiful sandy beach. Hilton Al Hamra Beach- This hotel offers a range of world class dining options and sits in beautfiul landscaped gardens Doubletree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island-As one of the first hotels on Marjan islands this sets the bar high for people in search of their next dream holiday to the Emirates Rixos Bab Al Bahr- Located on Marjan Island this offers luxury accommodation and all inclusive services   Holiday Experience 5 stars as there is so much to do other than just lie at the beach and I feel this resort could work well for us due to the market demand. They have every board basis from bed & breakfast to all inclusive and star ratings which are mainly 4 and 5 star. The resort can get really warm so to give the customers the best experience I would suggest travelling outwith July and August  
    • Hi Liz,    I have sent you a private mail.   Thanks,    Shannon
    • have been sending message through my booking!I have had no replies does it work? I have been into Oswald street branch!sent four messages no reply!  
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