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Welcome to the Horizons Solos Travel Group Newsletter 

The Ukrainian War is certainly very distressing indeed, and I am sure we all are really hoping for a very speedy cessation, resolution, and conclusion of this, deplorable, outrageous sad situation. Our thoughts are with the millions of displaced Ukrainian people, especially the poor children.

Included in this newsletter

  1. Resumption of Australian Domestic and International Cruising
  2. Horizons Solo and Singles Cruise
  3. Horizons Solos and Singles Land 
  4. Kimberley Coach tour for Solos – 11th July 2022 – Horizons Solos Kimberly Coach Tour
  5. Post Covid, Borders opening and Cruise resumption lunch – Saturday 26th March –  Horizons Post Covid Lunch (book and pay by Thursday 24th) 

You are receiving this email as you opted to stay connected (by your email) after the change to the former Stitch Solos Travel Group last year.

The Newsletter recently sent has been updated, this edition includes additional links to packages and solo cruising.
Future newsletters will feature packages for 2022 and 2023 and 2024.

Australian and South Pacific destinations including New Zealand have some amazing packages available through Horizons Cruise and Travel.

Top destinations:

  • Fiji
  • New Zealand
  • Australian, South Pacific and New Zealand cruising
  • Lord Howe Island
  • Norfolk Island
  • Australian destinations – Kimberley, Kangaroo Island, Tasmania, Cairns, Northern Territory and Central Australia.

Whilst travelling to Europe and in particular to Eastern Europe is probably not high on your agenda right now. It is never too early for planning and consideration to travel in late 2022 and 2023 and 2024.

Cruise lines and touring companies have some great offerings available with liberal cancellation policies. Cruise lines require final payment around 125 days for International and 45 days domestic from departure

** We have a solo lady client who is looking for a cabin partner for the P&O Melbourne Cup Cruise 2022. Contact David for details and introduction to the client

Get together with your travel friends who wish to travel together with you in a small group departure. We can assist you with all your group travel requirements including group air fares, cruise bookings, hotels and resorts, coach travel, sightseeing. Design your own itinerary and leave the rest to us.

  1. Resumption of Australian Domestic and International Cruising
    We have been working with our preferred cruise line suppliers to secure solo and single travel options for cruising around Australia and overseas and everywhere!!

         Fantastic news about Cruising at last!! – 1st Cruise departs Sydney 31st May 

  • Resumption of Australian Cruising is now imminent – Australian ports and South Pacific cruises 
  • Resumption of New Zealand Cruising – late in second half of 2022 – opening up New Zealand cruises from Sydney.
  • The first cruise is scheduled for May 31st from Sydney a 4 night return cruise to Brisbane.
  • Cruise lines have been working towards this day for many months and the cruise lines have been operating in their international destinations
    for around 8 months without many issues. Finalising details with relevant State health bodies and repositioning ships is high on the agenda.
    Resumption protocols include:
  • On Board Covid Vaccination requirements for passengers and crew.
  • The wearing of masks on board – will it be required?
  • On board environmental and air circulation
  • Enhanced onboard medical facilities and reporting.
  • Enhanced food and drink service including crew serving for buffets
  • Checkin, Embarkation and Disembarkation
  • Port visitation and shore services.

2. Solo and Singles Cruise 
For cruises and packages  Close to home cruises  and  Cruise packages   
Solo cruising – Travel solo, but not alone!

We secure competitive cruise fares and packages and book leading for all major Ocean, River and Expedition Cruise Lines.    

Hot of the press from Royal Caribbean : To celebrate the return of cruising, travellers who book from 17 to 22 Mar will be able to enjoy up to 30% per guest,
and savings of up to $600 per booking. Sale highlights including a discount of up to $850 per booking on a $1,149 per person on a seven-night Tasmania cruise
from Sydney on Ovation; and a saving of up to $350 per booking on a $399 per person on a two night Sydney Weekender cruise from on Ovation.

P & O Australia Sydney from sailing on board the re invigorated Pacific Adventure. There are great offers on all P&O’s Short break cruises to Tangalooma- Moreton Island, Comedy and Music cruises and Melbourne Cup and Australia Day 2023. Flash sale deals on Short break cruise to Sapphire Coast NSW South Coast and 7 night Taste of Tasmania

P&0 Australia have announced that the book by dates for some our Future Cruise Credits, Discounts and Deposits has been extended. Any unused amount that was due to expire on 30 March 2022 will now expire on 30 June 2022 and can be applied to any P&O Cruises Australia departure on or before 31 August 2023.

Ocean Cruising – Cruise Lines 

  • Carnival Australia, Holland America (HAL) Cunard P&O Australia, P&O UK, Princess Cruises, Seabourn
  • Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, Silversea
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines, Oceania Cruises, Regent Seven Seas
  • MSC
  • Ponant 
  • Silversea – small cruise ship 5*
  • Viking Cruises 
  • Virgin Cruises

Expedition Cruising:

  • Aurora Expeditions
  • Coral Expeditions  – Australian Owned 
  • Hurtigruten – Norway, Iceland, Artic 
  • Pandaw -Mekong River 
  • Ponant – Kimberley, Antarctica, Mediterranean 
  • Viking Expedition 

 River Cruises:

  • Avalon
  • Riveria River Cruises – exclusive solo cruises 
  • Uniworld
  • Tauck – River cruises and tours 
  • Viking River Cruises 

3. Horizons Solos Leisure land travel  Go to Solos land packages 

Independent and small group Solo travel has never been better. We are able to assist you with all your land travel packages.
From designing your own tailor made itinerary to travelling on one of our packages.

Touring packages are available Australia, New Zealand and around the globe. Packages offer you great experiences and offer inclusions, accommodation, most meals and sightseeing excursions, air travel, tour managers and multi destinations in the one package. Travel individually or in a small group departure.
Choose from many options including:

  • Air and Land – Australia and international
  • Air, Land and Rail – Australia and international – The Ghan and Indian Pacific, NSW Rail Packages, e.g. Canadian Rockies and Indian Rail packages.
  • Rail and Cruise packages – Australia and international – The Ghan and Indian Pacific\
  • Expedition and immersive small group tours.
  • We book all major tour operators including:
  • AAT Kings – Australia and New Zealand 
  • African Safaris Company
  • Bunnik Small group tours
  • Collette tours – USA Europe
  • Crooked Compass – Immersive and small group tours
  • Journey Beyond
  • Globus and Cosmos
  • Intrepid
  • Trafalgar  

4. Horizons Solos Kimberly Coach Tour 

With the reopening of Western Australia borders, we are now able offer our exclusive to Horizons solo coach tour from Darwin to Broome

Departing:  Monday 11th July 2022 
Concluding: Monday 25th July 2022.
Guaranteed solos rooms and twin rooms are available for this departure. Tourist style accommodation, sightseeing and most meals.

5. Post Covid and Cruise resumption lunch 
Have you booked for our Post Covid lunch at the Meat and Wine Co Barangaroo – Saturday 26th March 12:30 – 2:30pm – Book (and pay) by 24th March 
Click here: Horizons Post Covid Lunch

Call Horizons Cruise and Travel
0418 289399 

Horizons Solos Travel @

Murray River – Murray Princess, Adelaide & Kangaroo Island

Enjoy the wonders of the Murray River on board Murray Princess, visit Kangaroo Island and Adelaide sightseeing and Barossa Valley.
The all-inclusive package includes 3 nights in Adelaide, 4 nights on the Murray Princess on the Murray River and 1 night on Kangaroo Island.
Fares are inclusive of return economy Airfares and accommodation and sightseeing.
Option to include the picturesque Flinders Rangers, packages available from 3 nights and 7, 9 and 13 combination packages with Murray River and Kangaroo Island  

9 Days/8 nights Murray Princess Adelaide, Kangaroo Island

Horizons Cruise and Travel
Mobile: 0418 289399