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Cheap break to Blackpool in October Half term. Last few places available

This year we have decided to fund a fun week away at Blackpool for our members. We have managed to secure a coach for 48 people to go to Blackpool during October half term.

Due to some unexpected withdrawals there are few places still available for this trip so if you an interested please contact Cristina urgently.

The coach will pick up from 6 major locations from Colchester to Harlow and take us to Blackpool where we will be staying at the Britannia Hotel on a Half Board basis. The trip also includes a ride through the illuminations.
It begins on Monday the 28 October and back on Friday 1st November. The normal price is £234 per adult and the children would get 20% off, however Extra 21 are kindly covering 75% of the cost, meaning the prices are £60 per adult and £47 per child.
There are only 48 place available for now, so anyone interested please email Cristina as soon as possible as to avoid disappointment. We expect places to go quickly and if this is a success will repeat a similar offer again next year, anyone who misses out on this trip will be given first refusal for the next trip.
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