Who is Cancer Research UK ?

Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research, influence and information. They support research into all aspects of cancer through the work of over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses. Cancer Research UK is a registered charity in England and Wales (1089464).

What is the Connoisseur Travel Collection’s connection to Cancer Research UK ?

Connoisseur Travel Collection is an Official Partner of Cancer Research and supports the fundraising efforts of Cancer Research UK by selling travel arrangements, with some of the proceeds being donated to Cancer Research UK.  Cancer Research UK is not involved in any aspect of your travel arrangements or in any commercial activities of the Connoisseur Travel Collection Ltd.  The Connoisseur Travel Collection Ltd takes sole legal and financial responsibility for all travel arrangements.

How much is donated to Cancer Research UK ?

We donate up to 50% of our commission from suppliers to Cancer Research UK.  Our commission percentage varies considerably on the travel arrangements booked and suppliers. For example, European destinations may only discount by up to 10%, whereas a tailor-made African holiday may be discounted by up to 20%.  Please ask your travel consultant how much the estimated donation may be when booking.

How do I know the money will be donated to Cancer Research UK?

When you book travel arrangements with the Connoisseur Travel Collection, all payments are made into an independent financial trust account independently administered by the Travel Trust Association, one of the UK’s leading travel associations.   Donations payments are made directly from this account to Cancer Research UK every month.  We are pleased to confirm on request how much your booking raised for Cancer Research UK and when the payment was made.

Can I get a discount instead of donating to Cancer Research UK?

Your donation forms part of the package and cannot be separated from your travel arrangements.

Can I donate to another charity instead of Cancer Research UK?

All donations are only made to Cancer Research UK.