CostSaver 2013 (GSA)
Discover the best of Europe and Britain with a CostSaver holiday, offering you the greatest flexibility at an unbeatable price.
2013 EUROPE AND BRITAIN Save up to 30% versus booking on your own Plus, Early Payment Discounts www.trafalgar.com US$123 pe r day from Chateau de Chambord, Loire Valley, France So much more, for so much less! Trafalgar's CostSaver guided holidays are expertly planned to deliver outstanding value on an unforgettable European journey. With quality, choice and a fantastic range of inclusions packed into every trip, you'll be amazed how Trafalgar does it for the price! Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland Real savings With CostSaver guided holidays, you save on average up to 30% over going it alone, without compromising on quality. See page 7 for more details. Discover more with expert Travel Directors Buckingham Palace, London, England The finest Travel Directors Enjoy the services of Trafalgar's experienced multi-lingual Travel Directors on every guided holiday. You'll find their local knowledge and expertise invaluable � just think of them as your personal concierge! See page 8 for more details. 2 Luxury coach travel CostSaver includes First Class touches at no added cost. Like, luxury coach travel with professional Coach Drivers, who will take care of all the driving during your holiday. See page 8 for more details. Relax in comfort on our luxury coaches More included meals Your daily cold buffet breakfasts and up to half of all dinners are included. All offer quality menus featuring local delicacies. And we intentionally leave lunch up to you, so you can make the most of your free time. See page 11 for more details. Hotel accommodation Our hotels are guaranteed Superior Tourist Class accommodation or better, featuring twin rooms with private facilities. Hotel service charges, tips and porterage are always included. See page 12 for more details. Demidoff Country Resort, Pratolino, Italy Louvre, Paris, France Even more ways to save You can save even more with Trafalgar's outstanding range of discounts, including Early Payment, Frequent Traveller, Room Sharing and Young Travellers Discounts. See pages 14-15 for more details. Visit all the must-see sights Local Guides In many locations, entertaining and informative Local Guides add to your sightseeing experience immeasurably with priceless stories about the local history of their home towns. See page 8 for more details. More free time All CostSaver holidays offer great flexibility with plenty of free time and complete freedom to choose how you spend it. Explore on your own or join in one of our value-priced Optional Excursions. See page 10 for more details. Guided sightseeing We make the most of your time by ensuring you get to see all the popular attractions in every city you visit. See page 10 for more details. For further information visit www.trafalgar.com 3 Rialto Bridge, Venice, Italy Contents Unbeatable value........................................................................................ 2 Quality without the price tag. .................................................................. 6 CostSaver vs Travelling on your own................................................... 7 The people you meet. ............................................................................... 8 Sightseeing - discover more for less..................................................10 ............................................................................................................11 Dining. Accommodation. ........................................................................................12 Transport.......................................................................................................13 Special Offers & Great Deals. ................................................................14 Regional Experiences On a Regional Experiences guided holiday, you'll travel by luxury coach exploring a particular country or region with two-night stays in most key cities. Your Travel Director and Local Guides will reveal the must-see sights, unique people and traditions that make the destination so special. Plus, all your accommodation and daily cold buffet breakfasts are included, along with up to half of your dinners. City Breaks City Breaks are designed specifically for travellers that prefer to travel and explore independently. We take care of your accommodation, daily breakfast and provide guided sightseeing and orientation tours, but give you ample free time to explore some of the world's greatest cities as you desire. PWEM/S 8 Days JIL5 7 Days LLPM/S 8 Days LPRM/S 10 Days Paris Week................................................................. 16 London Week........................................................... 17 London & Paris. ........................................................ 18 London, Paris & Rome.......................................... 19 Regional Experiences: Italy & Combinations IJWL ITAD ISSCA IHLK ITSE ITSI 7 Days 8 Days 8 Days 8 Days 10 Days 13 Days Jewels of Italy 1........................................... 20�21 Italian Dream.................................................. 22�23 Highlights of Southern Italy & Sicily. ....... 24�25 Highlights of the Italian Lakes 1............ 26�27 Italian Scene. ................................................... 28�29 Splendours of Italy. ....................................... 30�31 Regional Experiences: Spain, Portugal, Morocco & France SPAX SPIM SPAN SMHIA FHIG 9 Days 12 Days 13 Days 16 Days 13 Days Spanish Experience...................................... 32�33 Impressions of Spain & Portugal 1....... 34�35 Iberian Explorer.............................................. 36�37 Highlights of Spain, Morocco & Portugal.. 38�39 Highlights of France. ..................................... 40�41 Regional Experiences: Great Britain & Ireland BTOB IRWO BIDE BEAI BIEX BIXP 4 Days 8 Days 8 Days 8 Days 12 Days 19 Days Taste of Britain 1......................................... 42�43 Irish Wonder. ................................................... 44�45 Britain & Ireland Delight. ............................. 46�47 England & Scotland Heritage.................... 48�49 Britain & Ireland Experience...................... 50�51 Britain & Ireland Explorer. ........................... 52�53 Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England 4 Make new friends from all over the world Old Town Square, Prague, Czech Republic Regional Experiences: Central & Eastern Europe GHIG CCOX CHNE SCOS 12 10 15 16 Days Days Days Days Highlights of Germany 1.......................... 54�55 Imperial Highlights........................................ 56�57 Highlights of Bohemia. ................................ 58�59 Cossack Explorer. ........................................... 60�61 Travel Information Hotels, Extra nights accommodation & Transfers. ....................... 86�87 London Reception Centre, Sustainable Tourism, Things to Know & Customised Group Holidays. ............................ 88�89 Express Check-In, Cancellation Fee Waiver & Booking Conditions. ............................................................................ 90�91 Regional Experience: Eastern Mediterranean CGIH 10 Days Greek Island Explorer. .................................. 62�63 PROUDLY USING 100% RECYCLED PAPER See page 88 for more information. European Discoveries Our European Discoveries guided holidays take you through several European countries. You'll travel by luxury coach with one of Trafalgar's multi-lingual Travel Directors and a professional Coach Driver. And enjoy the perfect balance of guided sightseeing with a Local Guide at select locations, with ample free time to explore on your own. Plus, all your accommodation and daily cold buffet breakfasts are included, along with up to half of your dinners. EGOEA 7 Days ETRVA 8 Days ESPMB 11 Days EFIS 13 Days EEXP 12 Days EELMA 12 Days EACCA 14 Days EIMP 15 Days ECAV 18 Days EEHR 24 Days EDIS 30 Days Glimpse of Europe....................................... 64�65 London to Rome Highlights. ..................... 66�67 European Delight.......................................... 68�69 European Adventures...................................70�71 European Experience. ...................................72�73 European Magic. .............................................74�75 European Accent............................................76�77 European Impressions.................................78�79 European Cavalcade.................................... 80�81 European Heritage. ....................................... 82�83 European Discoverer & Cruise Option............................................. 84�85 Mykonos, Greece Mirabell Gardens, Salzburg, Austria For further information visit www.trafalgar.com 5 Amsterdam, The Netherlands Quality without the price tag When you choose a CostSaver guided holiday, you don't have to compromise on quality to enjoy exceptional value. Trafalgar's established reputation and meticulous standards assure you of a budget travel experience that exceeds your every expectation. Over 65 years' experience For over 65 years, Trafalgar has been making travel dreams come true and we continue to lead the way in guided holidays. This wealth of experience allows us to deliver an unrivalled level of quality, reliability and value that sets us apart from other travel operators and would be impossible to match as an independent traveller. With a CostSaver holiday, you really do get more. Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, Scotland Negotiating power With our established worldwide reputation, Trafalgar has the negotiating strength to get the most value out of every day of your holiday. The amazing discounted rates we secure on a host of holiday essentials, means you'll save more on hotels and included sightseeing than if you were travelling independently. Award-winning holidays Trafalgar wins multiple awards globally every year, including such accolades as Best International Tour Operator^ five years in a row. Uncompromising standards We pride ourselves on delivering high quality experiences every time. Regardless of whether you're on a CostSaver or First Class holiday, our expert Travel Directors and luxury coaches are standard on all Trafalgar trips. Our dedicated team also works hard to ensure the quality of your holiday meets our high standards. This includes sourcing the best value-for-money hotels, monitoring the standard of your hotel breakfast and offering great optional excursions. Guest satisfaction Over two million people have travelled the world with us, reporting an amazing 98% satisfaction rate with the quality of our services. Go green* Trafalgar coaches emit less carbon or greenhouse gas per guest than car travel, so when you ride with us you know you're doing your part to improve environmental standards in travel. For more information see pages 13 and 88. ^As voted by US Travel Agents and industry professionals in the Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards. * Source: DEFRA Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Conversion Figures June 2009. Share experiences with new friends 6 St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Rome Free time to explore on your own Compare and see the savings! See just how much you'll save with CostSaver when you compare the price of our 15-day European Impressions guided holiday against arranging it all by yourself! Holiday component Hotel Accommodation 14 hotel nights � Amsterdam (1), Rhineland (1), Innsbruck (1), Vienna (2), Venice Area (2), Rome (2), Florence (1), Lucerne (2), Paris (2) Trafalgar's 15-day European Impressions INCLUDED � All carefully chosen � Great quality � Porterage and hotel tips included 15-day independent holiday US$1,038 � Hours of research � Pay retail prices � Unknown quality Sightseeing INCLUDED � Knowledgeable Travel Director � Local Guides in Vienna, Rome & Paris � Express entrance into major sights � River cruises in Venice and the Rhine US$236 � No local expertise/assistance � Wait in line � Purchase/read guidebooks Meals INCLUDED � 14 breakfasts and 5 dinners � Quality local cuisine � Tips included � For other meals, help with reservations and directions to where the locals eat US$462 � Pay restaurant prices for meals � Risk of poor quality � Additional cost for tips Based on 28 July 2013 departure. Transport INCLUDED � Daily transport on luxury coaches � Professional Coach Driver � Fuel, toll charges and parking taken care of � Relax in comfort US$1,817 � Risk of getting lost � Many different languages to grasp � Foreign road rules & signs � Pay for tolls and parking Total cost per person US$2,475 Highlights of the Italian Lakes Spanish Experience 30% Irish Wonder SAVE US$3,553 Glimpse of Europe US$1,200 8 days from US$1,099 See page 26-27 4 TRIPS UNDER 9 days from US$1,199 See page 32-33 8 days from US$1,099 See page 44-45 7 days from US$1,199 See page 64-65 For further information visit www.trafalgar.com 7 Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany Local Hosts provide friendly assistance at our London Reception Centre The people you meet It's the people you meet along the way that can turn a great guided holiday into a truly memorable one. And it's the experiences you share together that add a value far beyond the price of your holiday. Your Travel Director Our Travel Directors are the best in the business. They give you an insider's perspective on Europe that you simply couldn't get travelling independently. These knowledgeable professionals have experienced the world and are passionate about sharing it with you. In addition, we personally train our Travel Directors to provide exemplary service every step of the way. And with their diverse range of talents, they also act as your personal concierge to make your holiday hassle free. Your Coach Driver Clocking up tens of thousands of miles with years of experience behind them, our professional Coach Drivers have the expertise to provide you with the smoothest ride and the most relaxing journey. Enjoy door to door service as they take you from your hotel to major sights. Your Travel Director will ensure your luggage is picked up from your room and your Coach Driver will load it on the coach every time. Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England London Reception Centre A friendly welcome awaits you at Trafalgar's London Reception Centre, the contact point for all itineraries starting in London. Happy to assist with your day-to-day needs while travelling in London, the team can arrange additional accommodation, book day tours or tickets to major attractions on your behalf and confirm any current bookings for you. See page 88 for more details. Local Guides Enjoy sightseeing led by passionate Local Guides in many destinations throughout your holiday. These entertaining presenters are proud of their culture and provide a wealth of interesting facts that only a local would know. Discover more about the amazing sights you visit as they enlighten you with stories of their hometown and local traditions. The locals Discover the rich culture of each destination with those who live and breathe it every day. Our itineraries give you plenty of free time to explore each city at your own pace. Share a tipple of whiskey in a merry Irish pub, sip espresso with vibrant Italians at a chic sidewalk caf� or haggle with spirited merchants over beautiful carpets in Morocco. St Basil's Cathedral, Moscow, Russia The most experienced Travel Directors 8 Join the conversation Travel Directors share their vast knowledge with you Your travel companions You'll get to travel with a diverse mix of English-speaking people from places such as Australia, New Zealand, the UK, South Africa, Singapore, the USA and Canada. Make new friends and share great times as you explore Europe together. Look at the panel to your right to find out how you can connect with other travellers. Be part of the Community Head to the Trafalgar Community and chat with others in our forums, ask questions, share photos and meet your travel companions before your trip even starts in our Trip Groups. Visit www.trafalgar.com/community TREADRIGHT FOUNDATION Protecting the places we visit and cultures we interact with is important to Trafalgar. We are committed to supporting sustainable tourism initiatives and protecting the destinations we visit to ensure they remain vibrant for future generations of travellers. Through the TreadRight Foundation, established by our parent company The Travel Corporation, we have helped to contribute more than $1.5 million to initiatives worldwide. To learn more, visit us at www.treadright.org. Facebook Get information as it happens around the world from Trafalgar, our Travel Directors and guests travelling with us. Like us now at www.facebook.com/TrafalgarTravel Twitter Follow us on Twitter and get instant updates via @TrafalgarTalk Follow us at www.twitter.com/TrafalgarTalk In cooperation with TreadRight, we're pleased to support the National Trust, now for our second year. The National Trust is committed to the protection of the coastline and countryside in England, Wales & Northern Ireland. To date, we've supported the building of a state-of-the-art visitors centre at Northern Ireland's Giant's Causeway, as well as an appeal to safeguard the iconic White Cliffs of Dover. Trafalgar Blog Be inspired and read real-life travel stories written by Trafalgar guests from all over the world. Visit www.TrafalgarBlog.com Tuscany, Italy For further information visit www.trafalgar.com 9 Flamenco dancer, Spain Scottish Highlands Sightseeing - discover more, for less! With CostSaver, your sightseeing adventures go much deeper than simply pointing out the popular tourist sights � we take your enjoyment and your budget further on every day of your holiday. Guided sightseeing CostSaver guided holidays are carefully designed to include Europe's must-see highlights with visits to iconic destinations and drives through regions of spectacular scenic beauty. Your knowledgeable Travel Director and Local Guides will reveal the history, mystery and tales behind each city and sight you visit, creating the most exciting and in-depth experience imaginable. For instance in Edinburgh, enjoy your Local Guide's fascinating insights into the birthplaces and lives of historical figures who once called the Georgian New Town home. And in Barcelona, see the Sagrada Familia, views of the city from Montjuic and the Ramblas as your Local Guide shares the colourful history � and best shopping secrets! � of this vibrant city. Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain Audio headsets included J State-of-the-art audio headsets On all guided visits and included sightseeing, you can take advantage of state-of-the-art audio headsets. These useful devices allow you to explore at your own pace while still listening to your guide's commentary. No need to even stand nearby � you'll hear every word with complete clarity. Optional excursions One of the great advantages of a CostSaver holiday is that you decide and pay for which activities you want to do, giving you the ability to customise your own itinerary. On your holiday, your Travel Director will offer you a number of Optional Excursions that are not only affordable, but also complement your holiday. Payment for these is made to your Travel Director by credit card or cash (in the local currency). Enjoy activities such as a fiery Flamenco show in Spain, or an excursion to the Catacombs, the underground burial place of early Christians in Rome. For a full list of Optional Excursions visit the itinerary pages at www.trafalgar.com Free time to explore Your Travel Director will not only bring Europe to life right before your eyes, but also offer you a greater choice of activities and provide recommendations on the best ways to spend your free time. CostSaver itineraries are specifically tailored to give you all the benefits of professional guided sightseeing together with the added flexibility to explore independently. Discover the art of glass-blowing 10 Experience the best local produce Share a toast in true local style Make the most of local flavours Europe is renowned for its incredible culinary diversity and we plan your holiday so you can make the most of it! The perfect start to your day Your breakfast is included daily on every CostSaver itinerary. Wake up to a delicious selection of cold buffet favourites, including cereals, croissants and fruit. A traditional cooked breakfast is served while staying in the UK and Ireland. Enjoy delicious local delicacies Delectable included dinners We conveniently include up to half of your dinners at your hotel. Europe is full of gastronomic delights and we aim to showcase the authentic flavours of each region during these meals. Dining as the locals do We believe the best way to dine during your holiday is with the locals, so you can truly experience the culture of each city and enjoy some of the best value cuisine you'll ever taste. We have intentionally left lunches open for you to explore the local dining scene yourself, and make the most of your free time. On your unplanned nights, your Travel Director will gladly assist you with local dining information to help you decide where to go, from atmospheric local bistros, trattorias and caf�s to traditional English pubs. Relax and unwind amongst the locals For further information visit www.trafalgar.com 11 Hilton London Olympia, London Park and Suites El�gance Lyon Gerland, France Stay in the best value hotels Our established reputation means we have the local connections to source the best value, quality accommodation throughout Europe, so you can look forward to a relaxing and hassle free holiday. A good night's sleep CostSaver holidays feature the best Superior Tourist Class, Moderate First Class and First Class hotels, including trusted and renowned brands such as Mercure, Holiday Inn and Jurys Inn. All hotels have been selected for their superior standards in comfort, service and value for money. Great value locations To deliver consistently good value for money, some CostSaver hotels are located centrally while others are in more residential areas of town. Particularly in large cities, we'll sometimes opt for a better hotel slightly further out rather than a less desirable property downtown. They are always in good neighbourhoods, where you can join the friendly locals on the excellent transport systems that you'll find within easy walking distance of your hotel. Mercure Sete Belaruc Le Bains, France We take care of everything From start to finish, your Travel Director and Coach Driver will look after you. Upon arrival at your hotel, you'll find that your Travel Director has already checked you in and arranged for your luggage to be delivered to your room. On the day of your departure, your Coach Driver will bring the coach right to the doorstep and load your luggage. We also take care of porterage, hotel tips and gratuities in your fixed price � these are all additional expenses you would need to consider if you were travelling on your own. Quality assurance Our Product Team constantly reviews all hotels, ensuring our high standards are always met. Plus, for added peace of mind, we include the names of the hotels on the itinerary pages, so you know the kinds of hotels you'll be staying in. Free Wi-Fi Access Trafalgar understands that during your trip you'll want to stay connected with family and friends. At the majority of the hotels where you'll stay we ensure that there is access to free Wi-Fi.* *On all European land based itineraries. Our hotel partners include Quid Hotel, Venice, Italy 12 Lucerne, Switzerland Glide through France on the Eurostar on a City Breaks holiday The most enjoyable way to travel Whether you're travelling by luxury motorcoach, train or river cruise, your CostSaver holiday includes the modes of transport that give you the most enriching experience. You'll ride in comfort and style onboard our First Class air-conditioned motorcoaches featuring reclining seats, electrical outlets and an onboard restroom. Best of all, you can relax knowing you're in the safe hands of one of our professional Coach Drivers. You'll be chauffeured around cities and the major attractions without having to give a second thought to maps, foreign road rules or parking. During your journey: � Your Travel Director will entertain you with stories on the history, culture and geography of each region. � You'll learn useful phrases in the local language. � You'll see the wonderful scenery through panoramic windows from your coach's high vantage point. Please note: This coach image is a representation of our coaches only, they will vary depending on the region you travel to. To view more images of our coaches visit www.trafalgar.com Travel on our modern luxury coaches Exciting modes of transport CostSaver's European holidays have been designed to include a fantastic variety of travelling modes that offer so much more than mere transport. Watch the beautiful landscapes of France glide by, on the sensational Eurostar train from London to Paris on our City Breaks program. Be whisked from one magical Greek island to the next by high-speed ferry. Whatever the type of transport, you won't have to line up for tickets or check timetables. We take care of the logistics, so you can make the most of every moment on your unforgettable journey. Sit back, relax and enjoy the journey For further information visit www.trafalgar.com 13 Nyhavn Canal, Copenhagen, Denmark Trafalgar gives you a great deal more! EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNTS these discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn. BOOK NOW FOR THE BEST DEAL! Book and pay early for these massive savings. Don't miss out as US$49 SAVE UP TO 3 SAVE SAVE SAVE UP TO 10% 7.5% 5% Pay in full on or before 27th Dec 2012 and SAVE UP to US$493 per person Pay in full on or before 28th Feb 2013 and SAVE UP to US$369 per person Pay in full on or before 30th Apr 2013 and SAVE UP to US$246 per person UP TO UP TO This discount CAN be combined with other discounts where applicable and only applies to holidays featuring the "Early Payment Discount" in the price panel. Deposits must be paid at the time of booking and the balance be paid in full on or before the discounts end date. BOOK YOUR AIR EARLY TO GET THE BEST LAND AND AIR DEAL POSSIBLE! FREQUENT TRAVELLER DISCOUNT SAVE If you have travelled with us before, you're entitled to a 5% discount off the LAND-only portion of the next Trafalgar holiday of your choice. You will need to travel within five years of your last trip and be a member of the Trafalgar Travel Club to qualify for this discount. 5% TRIPLE ROOM SHARING REDUCTION Travel with three people sharing one room and each of you will receive a discount off the LAND-only portion of your holiday price. Each itinerary lists the Triple Room Reduction per person. Refer to the itinerary of your choice. WHEN TRAVE 3 L SAVE ACT NOW AND TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE OF THIS GREAT OFFER! IMPORTANT: Trafalgar's Travel Club is not available retroactively. Only one credit is available per person per year, and only one credit can be redeemed against each further holiday. The Trafalgar Travel Club discount does not apply to City Breaks and extra nights' accommodation. IMPORTANT: Triple rooms will often feature one foldaway bed plus one double bed. Three adults may find these rooms small and suitcase space slightly restricted. They are generally more suitable for two adults and one child. This discount only applies to itineraries featuring the Triple Room Reduction offer and cannot be combined with our Travel with Family & Friends discount. YOUNG TRAVELLERS (5-17) SHARE YOUR HOLIDAY WITH YOUR FAMILY SAVE UP TO 10% 2ND TRIP DISCOUNT WHEN YOU BOOK A SECOND TRAFALGAR TRIP SAVE UP TO 5% Take advantage of a great discount off the LAND-only portion of your trip when you travel with your family. Young travellers must be under the age of 18 years on the date of departure and MUST be accompanied by an adult (limit of one Young Traveller per room). IMPORTANT: See individual itinerary pages for the exact value of how much you will save. Children under 5 years of age are NOT accepted on any guided holiday. This discount cannot be combined with our Travel with Family and Friends Discount. It also does not apply to City Breaks and extra nights' accommodation. Book two Trafalgar holidays, each seven days or longer for a reduction of up to 5% off the LAND-only portion of the trip with the shortest duration. Take three holidays and save on two! Ask your Travel Agent for suggestions on your perfect combination. There are too many to list here! IMPORTANT: See individual itinerary pages for the exact value of how much you will save. Holidays are combinable with second and subsequent additional holidays. Holidays must be booked at the same time. The discount is per person only and does not apply to City Breaks and extra nights' accommodation. DEFINITE DEPARTURES Definite Departures are holidays which have surpassed minimum booking numbers, confirming operation. Once a holiday reaches its minimum guest number, it will become a Definite Departure, identified on the Trafalgar website with a green tick: See www.trafalgar.com for more information. 14 Airfare deals you'll love Florence, Italy TRAVEL WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS 5 TO 8 � SAVE 5%: If a group of 5-8 guests travel together, a discount of 5% per person applies to the LAND-only portion of your holiday.So it pays to get together with your family and friends! SAVE 5% 9 OR MORE: If 9 or more guests travel together we offer attractive group discounts based on the number of people travelling. In a group of 9 guests 1 traveller qualifies for a 50%* discount off the LAND-only portion of the holiday. In a group of 16 guests 1 traveller qualifies for 100%* discount off the LAND-only portion of the holiday. IMPORTANT: Space is limited to one group per departure so book early! All guests must be booked at the same time in order to qualify. The discount is per person only and cannot be combined with our Young Traveller Discount or Triple Room Reduction and does not apply to City Breaks and extra nights' accommodation. *Discount is on a twin-share basis only. SINGLE TRAVELLERS One of the great benefits of guided holidays is the ease of travelling solo. Trafalgar makes it simple by offering the following options: Combine Trafalgar's world-renowned guided holidays with a fantastic deal from one of our trusted partner airlines and you'll experience a holiday that far exceeds your expectations. Sensational airfare deals are available throughout the year. GUARANTEED ROOM SHARE When travelling alone, we understand that some guests don't want to incur the expense of an additional single room supplement. That's why on the majority of our itineraries we give you the option to room share. We will accommodate you with a fellow guest of the same gender on a 'two bed' basis (non-smoking rooms only). Please note, we cannot guarantee roommates will be of a similar age group. If we fail to match you, we will provide a single room at no extra cost. IMPORTANT: This service does not apply to our City Breaks, Greek Island Explorer and extra nights' accommodation. For our latest offers and airfares, contact your Travel Agent or visit www.trafalgar.com R YEA ND SINGLE SUPPLEMENT VALUE If you prefer the privacy of your own room, you'll appreciate our low single room supplement. Please see the itinerary of your choice for the supplement. TRAFALGAR'S CANCELLATION FEE WAIVER For peace of mind, see our Cancellation Fee Waiver on page 90. ROU ! DEALS Talk to your Travel Agent today! For further information visit www.trafalgar.com 15 Paris Metro Paris Week 8 Days from US$985 MEMORABLE HIGHLIGHTS � Paris View Notre Dame Cathedral, the Arc de Triomphe, Champs �lys�es and the Eiffel Tower with your Local Guide. Enjoy a sightseeing cruise on the Seine. � Fragonard Perfumery Visit to the Fragonard Perfumery and Museum. � Versailles Half-day excursion to Louis XIV's Palace and Gardens of Versailles. SEVEN NIGHTS IN FRANCE'S GLITTERING CAPITAL Experience seven unforgettable nights in one of Europe's favourite capitals. Your fantastic journey starts with a sightseeing tour with a Local Guide featuring views of the Champs �lys�es, Arc de Triomphe, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Eiffel Tower. Also included is a cruise on the Seine River and a visit to the Fragonard Perfumery and Museum. Undoubtedly another highlight of your holiday is an included half-day excursion to Louis XIV's Palace of Versailles, renowned for its stunning interior and spectacular ornamental gardens. This relaxing City Break gives you the opportunity to explore Paris in your own time and at your own pace. You will never tire of the city's attractions and there is always something new to discover. Paris is perfect for culture lovers and offers an array of famous museums and galleries including the Mus�e d'Orsay, the Louvre and the Pompidou centre. Shop in chic boutiques and elegant department stores or simply relax at an outdoor caf� and watch the world go by. When the sun goes down, the city is still bursting with life. Wander through the Latin Quarter and dine in Bohemian Montmartre. Don't miss a spectacular cabaret show at the Moulin Rouge or Nouvelle Eve. You can also make the most of your stay with a selection of optional excursions, including the Montmartre Caf� PACE: Relaxed Countries visited: 1 home and gardens of the Impressionist painter, Claude Monet, at Giverny. A Trafalgar Local Host will be available to advise and organise excursions and activities. INCLUDED DINING � Buffet breakfast daily (BB) UNBEATABLE FEATURES � Your choice of Moderate or Superior First Class hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities. � All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included. � The services of a Trafalgar Local Host in Paris. � Discount vouchers for leading department stores and shops. � Airport transfers are provided on Day 1 and Day 8. Conditions apply. See departure panel below. � J Audio Headsets Provided to enhance your included sightseeing experiences. Visit www.trafalgar.com for all definite departures and up-to-date information on itineraries. Follow us on Twitter Stay updated daily with all the latest insider news and what's current in the world of travel with @TrafalgarTalk on Twitter. Start following us at twitter.com/TrafalgarTalk 8 Days from US$985 per person twin share Ref: PWEM/S This trip starts every Sunday in Paris and ends in Paris on a Sunday. Moderate - Code PWEM Departures between 7 Apr - 23 Jun 30 Jun 7 Jul - 25 Aug 1 - 29 Sep 6 - 27 Oct 6 3 Nov - 22 Dec Twin Share 1150 1050 1025 1175 1150 985 Twin Share 1635 1475 1450 1650 1635 1399 Single Supp 350 350 350 350 350 300 Single Supp 1050 880 860 1050 1050 860 Superior - Code PWES Departures between 7 Apr - 23 Jun 30 Jun 7 Jul - 25 Aug 1 Sep - 29 Sep 6 - 27 Oct 6 3 Nov - 22 Dec CITY BREAKS MODERATE SUPERIOR (Ref. PWEM) Paris (7): Delos Vaugirard (M) All prices are per person, twin share. (Ref. PWES) Paris (7): Pullman Montparnasse (S) Please note: Guaranteed Room Share and Triple Rooms are not available on this trip Airport transfers: Transfers on Day 1 from Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport will operate at 8.00am, 11.00am and 2.00pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport at 8.00am and 11.30am. 6 Winter Departures (WCPS/WCPM): Please note, these departures are subject to change in price, discount and hotel. Prices and discounts will be confirmed in July 2013. For Trafalgar's other great savings, air details and extra nights' accommodation please see pages 14 � 15 and 87. 16 Changing of the Guard London Week 7 Days from US$699 MEMORABLE HIGHLIGHTS � London Half day sightseeing with a Local Guide. See the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. SIX NIGHTS IN ENGLAND'S EXCITING AND VIBRANT CAPITAL CITY, LONDON. A warm welcome to London, one of the most exciting and cosmopolitan cities in the world! This flexible package is designed to help you get the most from your visit to London. To help get your bearings, enjoy an included half-day morning sightseeing tour featuring Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace with a Local Guide. The sightseeing tour finishes in central London. Then London is yours! Explore the British Museum, visit the City of London's business district and the Tower of London. Call in at Madame Tussauds or browse through the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square. Don't miss the Changing of the Guard or a River Thames cruise to Greenwich, home of the National Maritime Museum, the Royal Observatory and much more. Shopping is just as tempting and varied. Department stores line Oxford Street and Regent Street. Famous fashion houses can be found on Bond Street and the Burlington Arcade. Knightsbridge is home to Harrods and many other stylish shops and boutiques. Antiques and curiosities can be found on Portobello Road, the Kings Road in Chelsea and Camden Market. Make the most of your stay by planning a selection of optional excursions with your Trafalgar Local Host. From Windsor Castle to Oxford's ornate colleges and Shakespeare's London bus INCLUDED DINING � Hot buffet breakfast daily (BB) UNBEATABLE FEATURES � Your choice of Moderate or Superior First Class hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities. � All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included. � Tickets for the Original London Sightseeing Hop-on Hop-off tour. � FREE off-peak travel on central London's buses and Underground (subway) in zones 1 & 2 for three days. � The services of a Trafalgar Local Host in London. � London airport shuttle service available. Conditions apply. See page 87 for details. Visit www.trafalgar.com for all definite departures and up-to-date information on itineraries and our great range of optional excursions. PACE: Relaxed Countries visited: 1 birthplace at Stratford-upon-Avon, there are many great attractions to choose from. Trafalgar's London Week also includes tickets for the Original London Sightseeing Hop-on Hop-off tour plus the added bonus of three days' off-peak included free travel on the city's central bus and underground network. Buckingham Palace, London 7 Days from US$699 per person twin share Ref: See below Holidays start daily from 1 April 2013 to 31 October 2013 Ref Code Hotel Ibis Earls Court 1 - 25 Apr Other dates Twin share US$699 US$850 US$999 US$1025 Single supp option US$335 US$430 US$500 US$350 IEC5 FIRST CLASS TRAVEL For a similar trip featuring Superior First Class hotels, please see our 2013 Europe & Britain brochure or visit www.trafalgar.com AW AR D WINN G IN GUIDE D HOLID AYS & CITY BREA KS 2013 EU ROPE & BR ITAI N O S H L I DAY JIL5 Jurys Inn Islington HI05 Hilton Olympia Triple Room Accommodation available on request. All prices are per person on a twin share basis. Please note: Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip. Daily winter departures are available (1 November 2013 to 31 March 2014). Please contact your Travel Agent for details. For Trafalgar's other great savings, air details and extra nights' accommodation please see pages 14 � 15 and 87. 17 Pont Neuf, Paris London & Paris 8 Days from US$1635 MEMORABLE HIGHLIGHTS � London See Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace on your sightseeing tour with a Local Guide. � Windsor Visit the royal town of Windsor and the castle. � Paris View Notre Dame Cathedral, the Arc de Triomphe and the Champs �lys�es with your Local Guide. Enjoy spectacular city views from an included ascent to the second level of the Eiffel Tower. INCLUDED DINING � Buffet breakfasts daily (BB) UNBEATABLE FEATURES � Your choice of Moderate First Class or Superior First Class hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities. � London airport shuttle service available. Conditions apply, see page 87 for details. � The services of a Trafalgar Local Host in London and Paris. � Eurostar high-speed train from London to Paris. � All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included. � J Audio Headsets Provided in Paris to enhance your included sightseeing experiences. Visit www.trafalgar.com for all definite departures and up-to-date information on itineraries and our great range of optional excursions. DAY 1 TO DAY 4 LONDON (4 NIGHTS) Experience London - from the pomp and pageantry of the Royal Horse Guards to the welcoming pubs and bustling markets � this city has it all. Relax after check-in or spend time exploring the sights and sounds of London. Your Local Guide takes you on a morning sightseeing tour including views of the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. You will also enjoy a visit to Windsor, with an included visit to the castle and time to shop. The rest of the time is yours to enjoy as you please. Stroll through Hyde Park, have lunch in Covent Garden or explore Camden Markets. Shop in the West End, enjoy a top stage production or take a trip outside of the city to the pretty Cotswolds. Your Local Host will be available to suggest activities or help organise any excursions during your stay. DAY 5 TO DAY 7 PARIS (3 NIGHTS) Transfer to St. Pancras International Station and board the Eurostar, a high-speed train service, to Gare du Nord. On arrival, you are transferred to your hotel for three nights. The next morning, meet your Local Guide for a sightseeing tour of Paris which includes an ascent to the second level of the Eiffel Tower, a wonderful drive up the Champs �lys�es to the Arc de Triomphe and views of Notre Dame Cathedral. Afterwards, you are free to do as you please. There is time to shop in the chic French boutiques or to enjoy a visit to the Palace of Versailles or the Louvre � the choice is yours. This evening, why not take in a spectacular Parisian cabaret? DAY 8 DEPART PARIS After breakfast, bid your new-found friends `au revoir' as your city break comes to an end. Transfers to Charles De Gaulle airport are available. Conditions apply. PACE: Relaxed Countries visited: 2 Windsor Castle 8 Days from US$1635 per person twin share Ref: LLPM/S This trip starts in London on Mondays and ends on Mondays in Paris Moderate - Code LLPM Departures between Twin Share Single Supp 1 Apr - 8 Jul 15 Jul - 26 Aug 2 Sep - 30 Sep 7 - 28 Oct Superior - Code LLPS Departures between 1699 1635 1725 1699 Twin Share Caption 640 560 640 640 Single Supp CITY BREAKS EXCITING FAMILY ITINERARY REF: FLPS - Magic & Make Believe 2013 For an exciting family version of this itinerary with fun family activities & inclusions please see our 2013 Family Experiences brochure or www.FamilyTravelExperiences.com 6 1 Apr - 6 May 13 May - 1 Jul 8 Jul - 19 Aug 26 Aug - 30 Sep 7 - 28 Oct 4 Nov - 31 Mar 1950 1999 1950 2025 1999 1699 SUPERIOR 760 760 760 760 760 650 MODERATE EURO PE, NORT H AMER ICA & SOUT H AMER ICA (Ref. LLPM) London (4): Hilton Olympia Paris (3): Novotel Gare Montparnasse All prices are per person on a twin share basis. (Ref. LLPS) London (4): Thistle Euston Paris (3): Concorde Montparnasse Please note: Guaranteed Room Share and Triple Rooms are not available on this trip. 6 Winter Departures (WLLP): Please note, these departures are subject to change in price, discount and hotel. Prices and discounts will be confirmed in July 2013. Airport transfers: Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport at 8.00am. For Trafalgar's other great savings, air details and extra nights' accommodation please see pages 14 � 15 and 87. 18 Roman Forum London, Paris & Rome 10 Days from US$2099 MEMORABLE HIGHLIGHTS � London See Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace on your sightseeing tour with a Local Guide. � Paris View Notre Dame Cathedral, the Arc de Triomphe, Champs �lys�es and the Louvre with your Local Guide. Enjoy spectacular city views from an included ascent to the second level of the Eiffel Tower. � Rome Sightseeing tour with your Local Guide includes views of the ancient Roman Forum, Colosseum and Circus Maximus. Visit St. Peter's Basilica and see Michelangelo's Pieta. INCLUDED DINING � Buffet breakfast daily (BB) UNBEATABLE FEATURES � Your choice of Moderate First Class or Superior First Class hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities. � All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included. � Eurostar high-speed train from London to Paris. � Flight from Paris to Rome. � The services of a Trafalgar Local Host in London, Paris and Rome. � London airport shuttle service available. Conditions apply, see page 87 for details. � Airport transfers are provided on Day 10. Conditions apply, see departure panel on price panel opposite. � J Audio Headsets Provided in Paris and Rome to enhance your included sightseeing experiences. Visit www.trafalgar.com for all definite departures and up-to-date information on itineraries and our great range of optional excursions. DAY 1 TO DAY 3 LONDON (3 NIGHTS) After check-in to your hotel, the rest of your day is