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Over 50s splash the cash on their home in retirement

25 April 2016, 01:00
• Retirement kick starts desire for home improvement
• Eight out of ten people have improved their home in retirement
• Most common alterations are new bathrooms, kitchens and redeveloped gardens
• Average spend on home improvements is around £17,000

Journey back in time on Saga's Special Interest archaeology and ancient history tours

25 April 2016, 01:00
Step back in time amid the preserved ruins of Herculaneum in Italy, trace 7,000 years of human activity in Malta and soak up the history of Crete’s Minoan kingdom – just a few of Saga’s archaeology and ancient history tours for guests with an interest in past civilisations and the incredible structures they left behind.

Saga releases new 22-night Grand Tour of South India

20 April 2016, 01:00
• 2017 marks India’s 70th year of independence
• Year of Culture 2017 to highlight cultural ties
• 22 nights from £2,399 including flights
• Comprehensive tour of South India visiting all the key sites a first time visitor would want to see

More over 50s in jobs that match their skills

20 April 2016, 01:00
Saga’s latest employment indices clearly shows that the changes to state pension age are having a profound effect on the number of women aged 50-64 who are remaining economically active, however for women the steepest fall can be seen in workers 65 or older where there are now 53,000 fewer women In employment when compared to the previous quarter.

The rise of the solo traveller

19 April 2016, 01:00
Saga creates small group adventures across the globe for solo holidaymakers – complete with door-to-door chauffeur service

Saga publishes its preliminary results

19 April 2016, 01:00
Saga today publishes its prelimary results

Saga reveals crazy caravan claims

18 April 2016, 01:00
• Saga spent over half a million pounds repairing customers caravans in 2015
• Claims include losing control of a blowtorch, runaway wheelie bins and a loo looter

Saga releases four new short cruises for 2017

18 April 2016, 01:00
Four to six-night sailings from Dover and Southampton to attract first-time cruise passengers

Prices from £499 and highlights include:
Overnight calls in Rouen and Falmouth
Time to explore pretty St Peter Port in Guernsey
Christmas markets in Germany, Holland and Belgium
Gardens theme with visits to Giverny and the Eden Project

Grandparents bolster education economy by £6.4bn, finds Saga Investment Services

14 April 2016, 01:00
• Grandparents contributing an average of £181/month towards grandchildren’s educations
• More than one in three (38%) contributing now or plan to in the future
• Helping to meet the cost of university is the biggest priority for grandparents

Saga Inflation Report for April

12 April 2016, 01:00
Annual Consumer Price (CPI) inflation stood at 0.5% in March, up from the 0.3% recorded in the previous two readings. Still, inflation remains outside of the Bank of England’s target range.

New Saga tour: Wings over the Okavango

12 April 2016, 01:00
Take light aircraft flights to a remote island amidst channels and lagoons in the African bush

Stay in authentic tented camps to watch wildlife from private verandas

Join a game drive and river trip in a pristine environment

Plus - Special Interest birdwatching departure date

Government u-turn on granny flat tax a victory for common sense

12 April 2016, 01:00
Commenting on the announcement by a Treasury Minister that the Government will amend Budget measures to ensure that so-called "granny flats" will not be hit by a stamp duty rise intended for people buying second homes, Saga's director of communications Paul Green commented:

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