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Northern Lights tops the over 50s bucket list

  • In new survey released by Silver Travel Advisor it has emerged that 51% of over 50’s want a chance to see the Northern Lights, almost 4 times more than those who want to visit the pyramids. The survey was based upon 468 Silver Travelers all over the age of 50. 

    17,000 people turn 50 every week in the UK and the over 50’s hold 80% of the nation’s wealth making them key clients. Silver Travel Advisor also announced that pensioners spend on average one third of the money they withdraw on holidays.

    It was not just long haul destinations that topped the list, European city breaks are still a popular choice, ranking 2nd with 38% of the vote was a weekend in Venice. Inghams offers specialist Inghams Italy Italian holidays and is offering 3 nights bed and breakfast at the 4 diamond plus Hotel Monaco and Grand Canal from £569 per person in March 2016, price includes flights. For more information or to book visit or call 01483 791 115.

    Inghams is offering holidays to Nothern Norway; 3 or 4 night Island and Fjord or Polar Express Adventures including a visit to the Northern Lights from £799 per person departing February and March 2016. Price includes direct return flights from London Gatwick, excursions with meals, 4 * half board accommodation. For more information visit or call 01483 791 114.

    The Northern Lights can also be found in Lapland and Inghams is offering 7 nights, half board at the 4* Crazy Reindeer Hotel, Levi, Lapland from £648 per person 10th January 2016. Price includes return flights from London Gatwick to Kittilä and resort transfers. For more information or to book call 01483 791 114 or visit

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  • 27 Oct 15