Your Protection

Book with confidence, Specialised Travel Ltd, trading as Travel for the Arts, are Members of ABTA (V7795) and ATOL holders (2178).


We are a Member of ABTA which means you have the benefit of ABTA’s assistance and Code of Conduct. All the package and Flight-Plus holidays we sell are covered by a scheme protecting your money if the supplier fails. We provide full financial protection for our non-flight inclusive package holidays, by way of a bond held by ABTA The Travel Association. For further financial protection information please click HERE.


All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to:

Travel Insurance

As a member of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), we are able to introduce you to ABTASure, the only travel insurance recommended by ABTA. ABTASure is arranged by Citybond Suretravel and underwritten by Cigna Europe Insurance Company S.A.-N.V.

Specialised Travel, trading as Travel for the Arts, is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Citybond Suretravel for the sale of travel insurance and we have negotiated discounts on the ABTASure schemes for our clients.

Trip Travel (Single Trip Policies)

Covering single trips of up to 100 days for those up to 75 or up to 31 days from 76 to 85 years of age, this policy is ideal for family holidays, weekend breaks, cruises, coach tours, camping or business travel.

Year Round (Annual Multi-Trip Policies)

With a limit of 50 days for any one trip and with 17 days Winter Sports cover available up to age 65 years, this policy is ideal if you travel frequently for business or leisure.

Referral Code 56275.
Please use the above code to receive the premium discounts below:
Online at for up to 10%
By phone on Freephone 0845 618 0380 for 5%

Safety and Security

We take the safety & security of every client very seriously. In the event that your holiday may be adversely affected by something outside our control, we always endeavour to advise you and take action to minimise any disruption to your holiday.

Specialised Travel Ltd has rigorous safety checks in place as parts of its Safety Management System approved by independent advisors, Argent Health and Safety, and undertakes detailed risk assessments of accommodation, transportation, visits and excursions.

Travel advice can be found at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) Travel Advice website.

Terms and Conditions

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