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Travel discounts


 

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Topdeck Travel

Topdeck Travel provide long and short trips; festivals, skiing and sailing in Europe, breath-taking holidays in Egypt, Morocco, Jordan and Israel, safaris in Africa and amazing adventures in Australia, New Zealand .and the USA. You choose from a huge-range of tours and destinations to explore with like-minded travellers.

You can also tick off some of the world’s best festivals with Topdeck. Experience the classics such as Oktoberfest, Pamplona and La Tomatina, as well as some lesser-known festivals such as Las Fallas, The Wine Battle and King’s Day. They're all worth checking out.

Transport, accommodation and most food is taken care of, so there's no stress or hassles for you. Instead, you can devote all your energies to the best parts of travelling - explore the back streets of Paris, gaze in awe at the Coliseum, chill-out on the white sand beaches of Paros or party hard in Prague. You can also rest assured that you'll be getting great value - with trips from just £47 per day, Topdeck makes sure your hard-earned cash goes further. 

1st Contact clients can get awesome deals and discounts from Topdeck. Just email n.wright@topdecktravel.co.uk and quote "1STCONTACT".

 

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Travel Talk Tours

Travel Talk is one of the top tour operators for 18-35 year olds; specializing in adventure and discovery tours to Egypt, Greece, Croatia, Portugal, Spain, Russia, Jordan, Syria and Morocco. The leading Mediterranean and ANZAC tour operator, Travel Talk are constantly offering amazing deals to their customers. Furthermore, they offer package tours to two of the most popular annual festivals in Europe, Oktoberfest and La Tomatina.

Travel Talk tours are designed for fun-spirited, motivated and adventurous travelers who prefer a high level of comfort, more inclusions, and maximum convenience at the lowest possible price. Get a 15% discount on all Travel Talk tours or an additional 5% off on any advertised offer when you mention "1st Contact".

 

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Anderson Tours logoAnderson Tours

For 25 years Anderson Travel have been providing first-class coach travel, airport transfers and great value for money sightseeing day and weekend tours throughout the UK and Europe.

Anderson Tours, part of Anderson Travel, carry over 40,000 passengers a year to popular destinations such as Paris, Holland, Oxford, Stonehenge, Bath, Cambridge, Belgium, Edinburgh and many, many more.

All our tours include attraction entrance fees, so you don’t have to worry about any hidden costs while enjoying the sites. Anderson Travel’s fleet of luxury vehicles has leather seats and air-conditioning, ensuring that you are transported in comfort.

To view our wide range of scheduled tours, or for private coach hire inquiries, please visit our website here.

For airport transfers, executive cars and people carriers please visit Anderson Travel.

 

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international-friends International Friends

International Friends offers a selection of day trips and overnight tours to destinations including Edinburgh, Stonehenge, Paris, Bath, Amsterdam, Oxford, Wales, Activity Weekends and many more. All excursions are operated to the highest standard with guaranteed departures, and we work on the philosophy that this may be your one and only visit to Britain and we want to show you the best we can offer.

All 1st Contact customers (and friends and family) can benefit from fantastic discounts on all excursions using the promotion codes below:

£10 off any 2-4 day tour – Discount code "1stContact10"

£5 off any day trip – Discount code "1stContact5"

 

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Contiki Holidays logoContiki Holidays

Get a 10% discount as a 1st Contact customer – just quote "1st Contact".

Contiki Holidays is the worldwide leader in vacations for 18-35 year-olds. For over 40 years, Contiki Holidays has been taking travelers around the world, including: Europe/ USA/ Canada/ Australia and New Zealand and offering them an unforgettable travel experience.

 

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Busabout logoBusabout

Our hop-on hop-off travel network designed exclusively for the independent and budget conscience traveller. Our coach network covers 34 destinations in 9 countries including Europe’s most exciting capital cities. Busabout Adventures and Festivals are great value trips and are an awesome way to travel, be it the highlights of Italy and Spain, sailing along the Croatian or Turkish coast, exploring Eastern Europe and North Africa or partying at Europe’s most famous festivals like Pamplona and Oktoberfest.

 

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Haggis Adventures logoHaggis Adventures

We’ve been running legendary trips for backpackers and independent travellers since 1993 that get you off the beaten track and explore Scotland, England and Wales. Our reputation has been built on ‘word of mouth’ recommendation and our mission is to make each trip the best one yet. Our trips range from day tours to 10 day adventures plus Easter, Christmas and Hogmanay specials. And we have the best Guides – proud locals who are passionate about showing you around and who want you to love their country as much as they do.

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Shamrock Adventures logoShamrocker Adventures

Since 1999, it’s been our mission to give independent budget travelers the chance to discover Ireland and remember it as one of the best times of their life! We'll make sure you get a tremendous insight into our country, meet real local characters and discover what it means to be Irish. All our guides are 100% Irish born and bred. Full legends in their own right and who have more stories and knowledge of history that you would think was possible.

 

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YHA logoYHA

Put yourself in the picture, travel the world with YHA.

Join YHA to explore Australia and the world on a budget. To start, there are over 4,000 hostels around the world, and thousands of YHA discounts on the things that matter, like transport, tours, activities, meals and attractions.

Whether you're an independent global traveler or taking the family around Australia, from only AU$32, there's a YHA membership to suit everyone.

 

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VIP Backpackers logoVIP Backpackers

Start saving now and get yourself the must have VIP Backpackers Membership Card.

For just AU$37 for 12 months, you get a handy Accommodation guide, VIP Membership Card and an prepaid Virgin SIM. Not only will you save a minimum of $1 off in any of the 1,300 quality VIP hostels worldwide, but you will also access discounts on hundreds of tours, travel passes, sightseeing and adventure activities.

 

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Entertainment and social discounts


 

OpenTableOpenTable

OpenTable is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, seating more than 16 million diners per month via online bookings across more than 32,000 restaurants. OpenTable service enables diners to see which restaurants have available tables, select a restaurant based on verified diner reviews, menus, and other helpful information, and easily book a reservation.

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Sanza

SANZA delivers homegrown treats straight to the doors of homesick Aussies, Kiwis and South Africans all over the UK and Europe.

With a next day service, loyalty discounts, free UK delivery and an extensive, constantly growing range of food, drinks, souvenirs, health and beauty products, SANZA is the one-stop-shop for everything you miss from the Southern Hemisphere.

Go to the SANZA website

 

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The South African Shop

The South African Shop has everything you could possibly want from South Africa. For South Africans it’s a Home from Home. Open seven days a week, in the town centre of Maidenhead, just 15 minutes from Heathrow. Or visit our online store and enjoy our fast, efficient and free next day delivery. 

Go to the South African Shop website


 

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Bizzi B's Best Biltong

Welcome to Bizzi B's Best Biltong - The online store that brings you the very best of South Africa and Zimbabwe. Come on in, browse the store and enjoy.

Go to the Bizzi B website

 

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Accommodation discounts


 

Accommodation in London

Accommodation in London is a top quality housing provider tailored for professionals and working holiday makers from around the globe.

A variety of rooming options are available in clean, modern houses which are conveniently based in the growing hotspots of Zone 2 Northwest London in Willesden Green and Kilburn area.

Your choices of dorm rooms, private studios or private rooms are available for you to choose from. You get free WiFi and unlimited internet, fully furnished; cutlery and crockery all included and includes all bills.

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Ultimate Housing

Ultimate Housing is a top quality house-share provider tailored for professionals and working-holiday makers from around the globe. A variety of rooming options are available in clean, modern houses which are conveniently based in the growing hotspots of South East London around Canada Water, Canary Wharf and the Docklands. With affordable rent and flexible terms of stay from three weeks onwards, we offer the ideal accommodation solution for newcomers to London who are finding their feet and looking to meet like-minded people.

Go to the ultimate housing website 

 

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Hostelworld

Looking for that affordable accommodation no matter where you are around the world? 1st Contact have partnered with Hostelworld.com to offer our clients affordable accommodation in Hostels, Hotels, Bed & Breakfasts, Holiday Apartments Youth Hostels and Campsites.

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Telecoms


 

Starfone International Calling logoStarfone International Calling

With Starfone you can make Cheap international phone calls from any UK fixed line phone or your mobile phone. International calling has never been easier. Simply visit our website and choose the service that works for you.

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BusinessMobiles.com

BusinessMobiles.com was established in 1999. The business has since expanded into an extremely successful international business telecommunications company with 48 full-time employees – and it's still growing. The company has been an Orange Business Specialist since 2001, became the first T-Mobile Business Partner in 2002 and has since become Business Consultants for Vodafone, O2 and 3.

These partnerships reflect the high recognition and trust conferred upon BusinessMobiles.com as a co-brand. BusinessMobiles.com is ethically committed and provides over 30 charities with free handsets and line rental annually. It is our goal to do our part in making the world a better place for all of us.

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Development courses


 

SSG logoSpecialist Security Group

The Specialist Security Group is the security training partner of some of the biggest names in the UK's private security and surveillance industry. They offer Security Industry Authority (SIA) training to and on behalf of a range of other recognisable security organisations. They are the only SIA security-training provider to have divisions dedicated to providing permanent, temporary and contract security-licensed jobs. 

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JobTestPrep logoJobTestPrep

Most employers in the UK use psychometric tests as part of their recruitment process to ensure you are a good fit for the position and company. JobTestPrep are the UK leaders in psychometric practice tips. They give you the edge in interviews by helping you prep for the many different tests and giving you key advice and tips. 

Go to the Job Test Prep website

 

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Travel visas and insurance


 

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Prince Visas

Thinking of a weekend break in romantic Paris or just a laze in sunny Spain? 1st Contact has partnered with Prince Visas, who specialise in tourist and business visa applications for UK travelers. If you require a business or tourist visa - look no further than Prince Visas and 1st Contact to make this process hassle free.

With this arrangement we can assist in processing visas to over 100 destinations worldwide, including: Portugal, India, China, Russia, Turkey, France and many more.

You can get up to date visa information on over 100 destinations and view application requirements, together with visa fees and even download the visa application forms all for free. The best news is, mention 1st Contact and get 10% off any web price visa. Contact us on +44 (0) 207 730 1207, or send us an email through our website travelvisas@1stcontactvisas.com.

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Privilege Insurance

Car insurance: Qualify for our exclusive internet discount when you buy Privilege Car Insurance online. 

Home insurance: Up to 25% introductory discount on Privilege Home Insurance when you buy online.

Breakdown cover: 25% off your first year's cover with Privilege Breakdown Cover online.

 Customer benefits: Discounts on insurance, and exclusive offers on some of your favourite brands.

Go to the Privilege Insurance website

 

Churchill Insurance logoChurchill Insurance

Independent research shows one out of every 10 people save as much as £140 by switching to Churchill car insurance.

We review our rates and cover every week so you can enjoy excellent value. Read on to find out some of the ways we'll look after you as a Churchill car insurance customer.

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Blue Insurance logo Blue Insurance

Blue Insurance is a multi-award winning company that is committed to offering customers great deals on superior insurance at a low cost. They have a solution for all your insurance needs with cover for travel, car hire, breakdowns, gadgets, weddings and even pets. Get annual travel insurance from £50, single trip travel insurance from £18, and backpacker travel insurance from £20.

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