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Casa de Flores

John Kenny, Branch member, offers a holiday villa to let.

  The Casa de Flores Villa is located at Javea on the Costa Blanca, Spain. 5 double bedrooms will
  accommodate up to 10 people and the villa itself has been carefully designed and equipped to the
  highest standard to meet the needs of wheelchair guests who wish to holiday with complete freedom.
  No Steps! UK TV (limited Sky package), DVD player and outdoor pool are but some of the amenities.
  For further information please contact Glynis Kenny on 07910 501088 or go to the website at
Roger Norris (Oldham Branch member) and his wife Pat have a holiday cottage to let in Norfolk.
  Mount Tabor is a cosy cottage within walking distance of the village pub and shop/post office. It
  provides comfortable accommodation presented in a traditional style with an open fire, if desired.

  Located in the North Norfolk coastal village of Stiffkey, famous for its infamous Vicar, near to
  Wells next the Sea and well known for its proximity to several good bird watching facilities

  Kitchen with electric cooker, fridge and microwave.
  First Floor: Bedroom with twin beds. Bathroom with bath, washbasin and wc.

  Pets: Two pets welcome by application.
  Contact Pat Norris, 0161 633 6834

Ken Gagan, formerly of the A & B Divisions and W Department of GMP
offers the following accommodation to members;
A 4/5 bedroom town house in the quaint town of Vila nova de Cacela, (known as Cacela)
on the eastern part of the Algarve.
45 mins from Faro airport. 10 mins from beach, easy local access to bars/restaurants/banks.
Train/bus service within half mile. TV, air conditioning, splash pool with delightful courtyard.
All normal facilities available in house.
Transport from airport can be arranged. 10% discount to all NARPO members.
If interested contact Ken on  00351 281951746  or email on


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 A local Travel Counsellor is Catherine Mackey, who met the Chief Executive Officer and his Deputy through NARPO's association with Fred Olsen Cruise Lines (see below), as a result of which she met our erstwhile Secretary Bob Dunbar. Catherine is keen to offer her services to the membership from her base in Manchester, and beyond. She offers all aspects of travel, and specifically specialises in tailor-made itineraries, bucket list trips and is a CLIA Cruise Master. Please contact Catherine directly to make an appointment to discuss your travel plans on  0161 826 4970 or email

 Examples of latest offers include: "Cultural Retreats" in Barbados available throughout summer,  Seven nights laidback luxury in Barbados departing 11MAY and Seven nights in Mauritius in September.

 Catherine also hosts regular zoom Discovery events, the next presentation being Discover Hurtigruten Voyages on Tuesday 19JAN 21: free ticket for Zoom link

   Fred Olsen Cruise Lines
, with whom NARPO has an Affinity arrangement, have announced that they plan to start sailing again from late April this year, and are introducing new Balkan cruises planned for summer 2022.  NARPO members benefit from 5% discount on their first cruise and 10% on subsequent trips.