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

It is a condition of these Booking Conditions and your contract with us that you have comprehensive travel insurance cover.

We are able to introduce you to Citybond Suretravel. Citybond Suretravel insurance is underwritten by Union Reiseversicherung AG, UK. 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 Citybond Suretravel schemes for our clients.

Citybond Suretravel can provide a comprehensive range of travel insurance offering high levels of cover for medical emergency, repatriation, personal baggage, cancellation and much more. They are able to provide single trip policies with no upper age limit, annual multi trip policies up to age 85, long stay policies for trips up to 12 months and gap year policies for trips up to 18 months. All their policies offer the option to include existing medical conditions as well as, automatic cover for participation in over 100 sports and activities.

Referral Code 56275
Please use the above code to receive the premium discounts:
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or by phone on Freephone 0333 207 0481 for 10%

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.

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