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Wednesday 7th May 2008

Holiday and help hearts this summer!
- British Heart Foundation launches new travel accessories range -

Travel whilst helping hearts this summer with the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) new travel accessory range, as part of our Help a Heart campaign. Visit to discover all the fun accessories that’ll make your summer even more colourful this year.


The perfect bag for storing all those travel essentials, you’ll be surprised at how much this cabin approved bag can hold! £27.99


This handy, full size beach towel is made with ultra compact micro-fibres so that it can be easily packed away for those idyllic beach holidays. £14.99

Travel in comfort this year with this 100% pure silk, anti allergenic pillowcase. It absorbs less moisture than cotton to increase skin hydration. £14.99


For the fashion conscious traveller; ‘My passport’ covers are finely crafted in soft nappa leather and are designed with a heart motif; available in assorted colours. £9.99

Add that special something to your holiday luggage this year with this pair of eye-catching heart shaped padlocks. £6.99

Make your luggage stand out from the crowd this year with this funky luggage strap. Guaranteed to turn heads and keep all your essential travel items safe, the straps are only £5.99 each.

Skip the tour guides, ditch the unruly maps and experience Paris or London the healthy way – on foot. Both sets include 50 fantastic city walks through these two historic cities. £10.99


Give your luggage a touch of glamour this summer with these leather personal luggage tags; available in assorted colours.

Prevent travel sickness with acustraps. These discrete accessories are guaranteed to make your holiday more enjoyable £3.99

The BHF’s Help a Heart campaign is aiming to raise £1.5m to fund lifesaving heart research throughout June. Whatever you do, do something to help a heart this June. To buy these gifts and to find out more information about the Campaign visit

Fancy an adventure of a lifetime this summer?
Why not make 2008 the year to complete your adventure by taking part in a BHF World Experiences trek or bike ride. Whether you fancy cycling through the breathtaking scenery in South East Asia on the Vietnam to Cambodia Bike Ride or trekking in the mountains of Cuba, there’s bound to be a World Experience that’s perfect for you. For further information call 020 7487 7136 or visit

For more information and images please contact Laura Preece at the BHF press office on 020 7487 9482 or e-mail Or, contact the press office on 020 7487 7172 or 07764 290 381 (out of hours).

Notes to editors:

• For more information about the Help a Heart campaign or to donate please visit

• The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is the nation’s heart charity, dedicated to saving lives through pioneering research, patient care, campaigning for change and by providing vital information. But we urgently need help. We rely on donations of time and money to continue our life-saving work. Because together we can beat heart disease.

• For more information visit

This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of British Heart Foundation in the following categories: Health, Women's Interest & Beauty, Travel, Retail & Fashion, for more information visit