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HOLIDAYS FOR 18-35’s 2012 – 13 EUROPE WINTER Inc. Snowboarding, Skiing & Festivals

HAVE YOU DONE IT?

THE ORIGINAL

SINCE ‘62 Celebrating 50 great years. See contiki.com./since62

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> MORE CHOICE 4 ways to go... Superior Multi-Country & In-Depth Regional trips, short breaks & ski. See p.3

> COOL OVERNIGHTS All hotels & extra special Feature Hotel experiences, only with us. See p.4

> MORE INCLUDED Only Contiki includes more. See p.4

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What’s What

The Original Since ‘62

02 Meet Contiki 03 Why choose Contiki? 04 All about us

Multi -Country Tours

Seeing the world with Contiki is about more than just travelling, it’s about taking a journey. A journey where you’ll discover awe inspiring places & create unforgettable memories. An experience that will change your view on the world.

06 European Magic 11 days from C$1375 06 European Vista 23 days from C$2759 07 European Discovery 14 days from C$1765 07 Winter Wanderer 26 days from C$3265 08 European Encounter 18 days from C$2215 08 European Inspiration 21 days from C$2555

With Contiki you’ll discover the real flavour of Europe - the culture & the history, the food & the local customs & especially, the people themselves.

The greatest journeys start with a single step & end up as legendary stories.

In-Depth Regional Tours 09 England & Scotland 10 days from C$1255 09 Italian Espresso 9 days from C$1115 10 Simply Italy 13 days from C$1579 10 Mediterranean Highlights 14 days from C$1655 11 Spanish Spree 15 days from C$1565 11 Egypt & the Nile 9 days from C$1069 12 Berlin, Prague & Vienna 10 days from C$1155 12 Berlin & Prague 8 days from C$915 12 Vienna & Budapest 6 days from C$769 13 Berlin to Budapest 12 days from C$1355 13 London & Paris 8 days from C$1099 14 London & Paris + Paris 10 days from C$1355 14 London & Paris + Amsterdam 10 days from C$1529 14 London & Paris + Rome 11 days from C$1655

Start your story with us.

Ski/Board Austria 15 Ski & Boarding Trips 7/14 days from C$649

Explorer & Festival Trips 16 London Explorer 3/5 days from C$275 16 Christmas in Paris or Amsterdam 4 days from C$399 17 New Years Eve in Paris or Amsterdam 4 days from C$440 17 Hogmanay 4 days C$569 17 St. Patrick’s Tour 4 days from C$399

Other Stuff 18 19 20

Got a question? Booking conditions How to book

Meet us and other travellers online:

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We Winter... Snow, skiing, Christmas markets, less crowds & great deals make travelling Europe in Winter great. Take advantage of the change in season & see how the Europeans do winter. There are loads of reasons to pack your coat & get ready to go… • It’s cheaper to travel • Ski & boarding trips • Less crowds & queues • Superior means all hotel accommodation • Christmas, NY & special event trips • Multi-Country & In-Depth regional trips

More Winter Winter rocks! For full itineraries of our winter tours featured in this brochure & all things Contiki, pick up a copy of our Europe Summer brochure. Or visit contiki.com for even more.

Why choose Contiki? When you travel with us you see more, experience more & get more for your money. 4 ways to go. We’ve got trips to suit all tastes & budgets. Whether you’re looking for a long trip, quicker get-away, or a NYE short break, if you’re a first timer or a seasoned traveller, going solo or with a group, you’ll find your perfect trip with Contiki.

More free time. We build in loads of free time so you can explore on your own if you want. We’ve also organised a load of amazing optional activities for you to try if you’d like. Our Tour Managers take care of all the details too, so you’ll get the most out of your trip.

Unbeatable value.

“Choose from 28 winter trips from 3 to 26 days” contiki.com/community

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Amazing accommodation. Superior means all hotels, every night & only Contiki includes the widest range of amazing overnight stays. Our Feature Hotels & our Austrian Gasthof Special Stopover (with its Contiki Team), are genuinely unique. We’ve now got more Feature Hotels than ever before & each offers an authentic local experience.

Incredible food. Nobody does food like Contiki. Wherever you travel you can expect the best of regional European cuisine. Each included meal on our Superior In-Depth Regional tours is at one of our favourite local restaurants. Get your taste buds ready.

More sights, more activities, more free time, more definite departures & more amazing accommodation, plus a host of exclusive experiences that you only get with Contiki. The bottom line? Go Contiki - you’ll get more than going any other way.

Extraordinary service. When it comes to crew, we lead. Our team are the biggest, the best trained & the most committed to delivering amazing experiences, tailored especially for 18-35’s.

Champs Elysées, Paris

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Love Europe... Love Winter... xxxx: xxxxxx

We make sure you experience everything, from the big sights to authentic local stuff, but still leave time for you to explore the way you want. With us you get more included as part of your tour than going any other way. Here’s why... Paris

More included

All hotels Superior Winter tours are all about having a comfy home away from home – a place to relax each night.

Iconic sights, all included: From the must-sees to the less obvious, we make sure you experience Europe’s best. We include a bunch of entry fees too & we can save you time with queue skipping at the Eiffel Tower & the Vatican.

Discover the real Europe:

Château de Fontager, Lyon

Learn more with included guided tours & orientations at every stop, plus authentic local meals.

Exclusive experiences:

Walking tour, Rome

Loads of what we offer you can’t get anywhere else. From our Special “Access Rome” sightseeing tour to designer outlet shopping & our Only Contiki special inclusions.

Our team Our team’s sole purpose is to make your trip the time of your life.

Château de Fontager, Lyon

We’re flexible too, share with others or get a room to yourself for a little extra. We’ll get you as close as we can to the action when you’re in the city too, so you’re right near the main sights & all the best bits.

Getting around Your dedicated Tour Manager & Driver teams are like on-road guide books. We’ve plucked the best of the bunch & sent them on a training trip (the best in the industry) to be sure they make the cut on our tours. They’ve done the hard yards, are packed full of knowledge & they’re ready to share it all with you. They take care of all the details so everything runs smoothly & will organise a sightseeing tour or orientation walk in every place that you stop.

When you’re travelling Contiki it’s not just about a coach - you’ll see Europe from all angles. We mix it up with some fun ways to travel, like the locals do. Our coaches are more than just a way to get around - it’s a social event. There are always people to hang with, or check out the views, listen to music or curl up in your reclining seat & chill. We’re always stopping at great spots too, many of which you’d miss if you travelled any other way.

Our comfy coaches

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Comfort to us means great facilities you’ll love - like TVs in your room, often WiFi, en-suite bathrooms, laundry facilities & fluffy towels – plus concierge services at your fingertips.

Boat ride, Venice

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Explore more Make the most of your free time... No journey is complete without some time to explore, relax & go your own way. On our trips, the only things that are fixed are your destinations. All of our trips are planned to ensure there’s heaps of free time to travel the way you want. Frame up some great shots, or spend some time taking to the streets & enjoying the experience of new places & new cultures. But we take it further. On each tour, for an additional cost, we’ve hand-picked a load of inspiring Explore More options, unique to the places you visit. Some will get your blood pumping, like toboganning in the Austrian

Tyrol. Others will give you a rich cultural experience, like wine tasting in the Rhine Valley or flamenco dancing in Barcelona. You’ll get great prices & we can organise it all too. Please note: Explore More optional activities are not included in the price of your tour. They are run by 3rd party operators & on occasions, for some activities, travellers may be required to sign a waiver to participate. Before you leave it’s important that you check your insurance includes your participation in adventure activities & be aware that some of our optionals can be physically demanding & therefore involve some risk.

Venice

Look out for the Explore More symbol on the tour pages & don’t forget your sense of adventure.

Try a Swiss Fondue lunch

The Louvre, Paris

Toboganning

Join us online... Whatever you’re looking for your search starts at contiki.com Get more info on our Europe tours or use our trip finder to find d your perfect trip. Our tour pages have past traveller er reviews, interactive route maps, the ability to compare tours urs & you can check live availability & definite departures.

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Austria

Save with Contiki Pay Early

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Book early & save up to C$169* if you book & pay 6 months before you leave. See tour pages to find out your pay early discount. * Pay Early Savings of C$169 based on 26 Day Winter Wanderer p.7.

2 or More Book 2 or more Contiki tours (of 7 days or more from any of our destinations) at the same time to save C$100 for each additional tour you book. So continue your holiday with another tour in Europe or consider Asia, Latin America, North America, New Zealand or Australia.

Travelling Again? If you’ve travelled with us before, we’d like to welcome you back with a 5% discount. Plus, we can hook you up with discounts with our sister companies as well. See p.18.

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We know how important your hard earned money is to you, so we have plenty of deals to help your money go further.

Book with Friends We believe in the principle of the more the merrier. So the more friends you can round up, the more you will save.

4 or more Everyone saves 5% 7 or more Everyone saves 7.5% 10 or more Everyone saves 10%, or invite an 11th for free!

More on Winter For full itineraries & info on our winter tours, see our Europe Summer brochure. Or visit contiki.com for even more.

The facts: All these discounts apply to the land portion of the total tour price only. You can combine ‘Book with Friends’, ‘2 or More’ & ‘Pay Early’ discounts on tours of 7 days or longer. In calculating applicable discounts the land portion of the tour price excludes any included flight/airfare costs, air taxes, surcharges & port taxes. External flights to & from the start & finish locations of the tour are not included in the tour price nor are they applicable for any of the above discounts.

Check out our latest deals at contiki.com/deals

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For full itineraries & info on our winter tours, see our Europe Summer brochure. Or visit contiki.com for even more.

European Magic 11 Days 8 Countries

NORTH SEA

5

From C$1375pp*

1 AMSTERDAM

LONDON 1

BELGIUM

Days 1-2: Depart Canada/Arrive London Day 3: London to Amsterdam (D) See the White Cliffs of Dover See Amsterdam’s canals & gable houses by night

• •

Day 4: Amsterdam to Rhine Valley (B,D) Stunning drive along the Rhine River

Day 5: Rhine Valley to Munich (B) Learn how beer steins are crafted See the Lorelei Rock

• •

Day 6: Munich to Venice (B,D) See the Golden Roof, Royal Palace & Olympic Ski Jump in Innsbruck

Depart Canada

Czech Rep Valley of the Somme

PARIS 2

MUNICH 1 Burgundy Region

Brenner Pass

Slovenia

Alps Lake Como

Places visited Nightstops Optional end city Featured Hotel night

• •

Croatia

2 VENICE

Bosnia ITALY

Chapel Bridge Scenic Alpine drive

Élysées & Notre Dame Cathedral Day 10: Paris (B) Visit a French perfumery Day 11: End Paris or London (B)

Day 9: Lucerne to Paris (B,D) See the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, the Champs-

Day 7: Venice (B) See the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge’s Palace & St. Mark’s Square See Venice’s iconic canals & gondolas

• •

Day 8: Venice to Lucerne (B,D)  Contiki Feature Hotel See the Wooden

GERMANY

Dover

1 RHINE VALLEY

BELGIUM

Valley of the Somme

Rhine Valley

2 PRAGUE CZECH REP

2 PARIS

Dachau

MUNICH 1

Burgundy Region

AUSTRIA

2 LUCERNE

FRANCE

Day 3: London to Paris (D) Day 4: Paris (B) Day 5: Paris to Lucerne (B,D)  Contiki Feature Hotel Day 6: Lucerne (B,D)  Contiki Feature Hotel Day 7: Lucerne to French Riviera (B,D) Day 8: French Riviera (B)

Day 11: Florence to Rome (B,D) Day 12: Rome (B)

Hungary Brenner Pass

C$ pp*

Oct Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec

Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Mar Mar

Jan Jan Jan Feb Mar Mar Mar

1449 1449 1449 1375 1375 1375 1399

2013

18 Oct 1 Nov 22 Nov 6 Dec 13 Dec 22 ● Dec 25 ■ Dec 27 ▲ Dec 29 ◆ Dec

20 3 24 8 15 24 27 29 31

28 11 2 16 23 1 4 6 8

Dec Jan Jan Jan Feb Mar Mar

31 3 10 24 21 7 14

2 5 12 26 23 9 16

10 13 20 3 3 17 24

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. * Prices above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$369. Triple-share reduction of 5% is available based on twin-share tour price. Tour starts 7:30am in London & ends approx. 10:00am at Paris CDG airport or 6:30pm in London. ● This tour spends New Year’s Eve in Paris. ■ This tour spends New Year’s Eve in Venice. ▲ This tour spends New Year’s Eve in Munich. ◆ This tour spends New Year’s Eve in Amsterdam. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals. For departure points & stay longer accommodation options visit contiki.com/departurepoints & contiki.com/staylonger.

GO

Only Contiki includes

• Locally guided walking tour of Munich’s famous landmarks • Private boat through the canals & islands of Venice • Exclusive ‘Paris by Night’ sightseeing tour • Check out Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower

$

SAV E Pay 6 months in advance you save C$75. See p.5 for details.

Euro. Vista

Code: WWHT winter 2012/13

What’s Included:

Depart Canada

21 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation 31 meals Tour Manager & Driver team Modern, air-con coach with electrical outlets for charging Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges Ferry crossings

Start London

Finish C$ Ams’dam pp* or London

Depart Canada

Start London

Finish C$ Ams’dam pp* or London

2 VENICE

Croatia

Apennine Mountains

Barberino (Designer outlet mall)

Pisa

Places visited Nightstops Optional end city Featured Hotel night

Monaco

2 FRENCH RIVIERA

 Contiki Feature Hotel Day 18: Vienna to Prague (B,D) Day 19: Prague (B) Day 20: Prague to Rhine Valley (B,D)

Day 13: Rome to Venice (B,D)

2012 Oct 18 Oct Oct 25 Oct Nov 1 Nov Nov 15 Nov Nov 22 Nov Nov 29 Dec Dec 6 Dec Dec 13 ● Dec Dec 15 ■ Dec Dec 17 ▲ Dec Dec 22 ◆ Dec

20 27 3 17 24 1 8 15 17 19 24

Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan

9 16 23 7 14 21 28 4 6 8 13

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2012 Dec 29 ✱ 2013 Jan 5 Jan 17 Jan 24 ✜ Feb 14 Feb 21 Mar 7 Mar 14

Dec 31

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Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Mar Mar

Jan Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr

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Slovenia ITALY

Day 10: Florence (B)

2 VIENNA

SWITZ

More on this tour:

Days 1-2: Depart Canada/Arrive London

Poland

Ruhr Valley

LONDON 1

Swiss Alps

Itinerary

Finish Paris or London

NETHERLANDS

2 AMSTERDAM

C$120 per day

Day 9: French Riviera to Florence (B,D)

1439 1409 1409 1409 1449 1449 1449 1449 1449

Start London

12 World Heritage sites visited

Edam

ENGLAND

ENGLISH CHANNEL

For all of our special Contiki Inclusions, Feature Hotels, Explore More optionals, itinerary & sightseeing go to: contiki.com/vista

Oct Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan

Depart Canada

Musee d’Orsay, Paris

Calais

From C$2759pp*

C$ pp*

9 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation 13 meals Tour Manager & Driver team Modern, air-con coach with electrical outlets for charging Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges Ferry crossings

Book now! Call Contiki or contact your travel agent.

European Vista 23 Days 11 Countries

Finish Paris or London

2012

Innsbruck

1 LUCERNE Swiss

Start London

AUSTRIA

SWITZ

More on this tour:

See the Glockenspiel & Marienplatz Visit a traditional beer hall

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1 RHINE VALLEY

Dover

Calais

FRANCE

For all of our Feature Hotels, Explore More optionals, itinerary & sightseeing go to: contiki.com/magic

Poland

GERMANY

Ruhr Valley

ENGLISH CHANNEL

C$125 per day

• •

What’s Included:

World Heritage sites visited

NETHERLANDS ENGLAND

Itinerary

Euro. Magic

2 FLORENCE

Bosnia ADRIATIC SEA

Vatican City

2 ROME

Day 21: Rhine Valley to Amsterdam (B,D) Day 22: Amsterdam (B) Day 23: End Amsterdam or London (B)

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. * Prices above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$739. Triple-share reduction of 5% is available based on twin-share tour price. Tour starts 7:30am in London & ends approx. 10:00am at Amsterdam Schiphol airport or 6:30pm in London. ● This tour spends New Year’s Eve in Prague. ■ This tour spends New Year’s Eve in Vienna. ▲ This tour spends New Year’s Eve in Munich. ◆ This tour spends New Years Eve in Florence. ✱ This tour spends New Year’s Eve in Paris. ✜ This tour will be in Venice during the carnival. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals.

GO

Only Contiki includes

• Exclusive ‘Paris by Night’ sightseeing tour & head to the top of the Eiffel Tower • Locally guided walking tour of Florence • Wine tasting in Rhine Valley • Private boat through the canals & islands of Venice • Enjoy delicious gelato in Rome - plus more

Day 14: Venice (B) Day 15: Venice to Munich (B)

$

Pay 6 months in advance you save C$145. See p.5 for details.

Day 16: Munich to Vienna (B,D)

 Contiki Feature Hotel Day 17: Vienna (B)

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Prague

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European Discovery 14 Days 9 Countries

NORTH SEA

What’s Included:

NETHERLANDS

1 AMSTERDAM

ENGLAND

Wales

Euro. Discovery 8

Poland

World Heritage sites visited

Ruhr Valley

LONDON 1

Dover Calais

GERMANY

RHINE 1 VALLEY

BELGIUM

ENGLISH CHANNEL

Czech Rep

From C$1765pp*

2 PARIS

C$127 per day

MUNICH 1

Burgundy Region

LUCERNE

Itinerary • Days 1-2: Depart Canada/Arrive London Day 3: London to Amsterdam (D) See the White Cliffs of Dover See Amsterdam’s canals & gable houses by night Day 4: Amsterdam to Rhine Valley (B,D) Stunning drive along the Rhine River Day 5: Rhine Valley to Munich (B) Learn how beer steins are crafted See the Lorelei Rock See the Glockenspiel & Marienplatz

• • • • ••

AUSTRIA

1 Swiss Alps

1 VENICE

Visit a traditional beer hall

Day 6: Munich to Innsbruck (B,D) See the Golden Roof & Royal Palace Day 7: Innsbruck to Venice (B) Drive past vineyards, orchards & castles Private motorboat to the historic islands See the Bridge of Sighs, Doge’s Palace & St. Mark’s Square Day 8: Venice to Rome (B,D) See the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon & Piazza Navona

ADRIATIC SEA MEDITERRANEAN SEA

Vatican City

2 ROME

Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, the ChampsÉlysées & Notre Dame Cathedral

See St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City

Day 10: Rome to Florence (B) See the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry & Piazza della Signoria Florentine leather craft demonstration

Day 13: Paris (B) Visit a French perfumery

• • •

Bosnia

ITALY

Day 9: Rome (B)

Hungary

Croatia

Apennine Mountains

FLORENCE 1

Places visited Nightstops Optional end city Featured Hotel night

Day 14: End Paris or London (B)

Day 11: Florence to Lucerne (B,D)  Contiki Feature Hotel See the Wooden Chapel Bridge View the Lion Monument

• •

Day 12: Lucerne to Paris (B,D) See the Eiffel Tower,

Rep. of Ireland

NETHERLANDS

NORTH SEA

ENGLAND England

2 BERLIN

2 eth AMSTERDAM Netherlan Netherlands N lan an ands

Wales

Poland

Ruhr Valley

LONDON 1

Germany

Dover

Calais

Dresden

Rhine Valley

BELGIUM

ENGLISH CHANNEL

2 PRAGUE

GERMANY

Czech Rep CZECH REP

Valley of the Somme

From C$3265pp*

2 PARIS

MUNICH 1

Burgundy Region

C$126 per day

ITALY

For all of our special Contiki Inclusions, Feature Hotels, Explore More optionals, itinerary & sightseeing go to: contiki.com/wanderer

Monaco

Itinerary Days 1-2: Depart Canada/Arrive London Day 3: London to Paris (D) Day 4: Paris (B) Day 5: Paris to Lucerne (B,D)  Contiki Feature Hotel Day 6: Lucerne (B,D)  Contiki Feature Hotel Day 7: Lucerne to Château de Fontager (B,D)  Contiki Feature Hotel Day 8: Château de

Fontager to Barcelona (B,D) Day 9: Barcelona (B) Day 10: Barcelona to French Riviera (B,D) Day 11: French Riviera (B) Day 12: French Riviera to Florence (B) Day 13: Florence to Rome (B,D) Day 14: Rome (B) Day 15: Rome to Venice (B,D) Day 16: Venice (B) Day 17: Venice to Vienna (B)

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2 FRENCH RIVIERA

Pyrenees Mountains

SPAIN

Places visited Nightstops Optional end city Featured Spain Hotel night

2 BARCELONA

Day 18: Vienna (B,D) Day 19: Vienna to Munich (B) Day 20: Munich to Prague (B,D) Day 21: Prague (B) Day 22: Prague to

Swiss Alps

2 VENICE

Croatia

Barberino (Designer outlet mall) Pisa

More on this tour:

Dolomite Mountains Slovenia

LUCERNE 1

VIENNA 2

AUSTRIA

2

France

CHATEAU DE FONTAGER

Mauthausen

SWITZ

FRANCE

MEDITERRANEAN SEA

Finish Paris or London

C$ pp*

Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan

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Depart Canada

Start London

Finish Paris or London

C$ pp*

2012 Oct 14 Oct Oct 21 Oct Oct 28 Oct Nov 4 Nov Nov 18 Nov Nov 23 Nov Nov 30 Dec Dec 7 Dec Dec 9 Dec Dec 13 Dec Dec 15 Dec Dec 17 Dec Dec 19 ● Dec Dec 21 ■ Dec Dec 23 ▲ Dec Dec 25 ◆ Dec Dec 27 ✱ Dec

16 23 30 6 20 25 2 9 11 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29

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Jan 11 1865

2013 Jan 2 Jan 4 Jan 6 Jan 11 Jan 20 Jan 27 Feb 3 ✜ Feb 10 Feb 17 Feb 24 Mar 3 Mar 10 Mar 17

Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Mar

Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar

4 6 8 13 22 29 5 12 19 26 5 12 19

15 17 19 24 2 9 16 23 2 9 16 23 30

1865 1865 1865 1865 1765 1765 1765 1765 1765 1765 1765 1795 1795

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. * Prices above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$475. Triple-share reduction of 5% is available based on twin-share tour price. Tour starts 7:30am in London & ends approx. 10:00am at Paris CDG airport or 6:30pm in London. ● This tour spends New Year’s Eve in Paris. ■ This tour spends New Year’s Eve in Lucerne. ▲ This tour spends New Year’s Eve in Rome. ◆ This tour spends New Year’s Eve in Venice. ✱ This tour spends New Year’s Eve in Munich. ✝ This tour spends New Year’s Eve in Amsterdam. ✜ This tour will be in Venice during the carnival. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals.

13 World Heritage sites visited

Winter Wanderer 26 Days 12 Countries

Start London

Brenner Pass Slovenia

Lake Como

More on this tour:

Depart Canada

1 INNSBRUCK

SWITZ

FRANCE

ATLANTIC OCEAN

For all of our special Contiki Inclusions, Feature Hotels, Explore More optionals, itinerary & sightseeing go to: contiki.com/discovery

Code: WWHW winter 2012/13

Valley of the Somme

1 FLORENCE ADRIATIC SEA

Vatican City

2 ROME

Berlin (B,D) Day 23: Berlin (B) Day 24: Berlin to Amsterdam (B,D) Day 25: Amsterdam (B) Day 26: End Amsterdam or London (B)

12 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation 17 meals Tour Manager & Driver team Modern, air-con coach with electrical outlets for charging Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges Ferry crossings

GO

Only Contiki includes

• Locally guided walking tour of Munich • Private boat through the canals & islands of Venice • Special access Rome sightseeing tour • Locally guided walking tour of Florence • Gelato in Rome • Head to the top of the Eiffel Tower - plus more

$

SAV E Pay 6 months in advance you save C$95. See p.5 for details.

Wint. Wanderer

Code: WWHL winter 2012/13

What’s Included:

Depart Canada

Start London

Finish C$ Ams’dam pp* or London

2012 Oct 15 Oct 17 Oct 24 Nov 7 Nov 14 Nov 19 Nov 21 Nov 28 Dec 3 Dec 5 Dec 8 ● Dec 10 ■ Dec 12 ▲ Dec 15 ◆ Dec 17 ✱ Dec 19 ✝ Dec 21 ✚ Dec 23 ▼

Oct Oct Oct Nov Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec

Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan

24 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation 35 meals Tour Manager & Driver team Modern, air-con coach with electrical outlets for charging Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges Ferry crossings

17 19 26 9 16 21 23 30 5 7 10 12 14 17 19 21 23 25

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Depart Canada

Start London

Finish C$ Ams’dam pp* or London

2012 Dec 25 ★ Dec 27 Dec 27 ◗ Dec 29

Jan 19 3455 Jan 21 3455

2013 Dec 31 Jan 4 Jan 6 Jan 9 Jan 16 Jan 23 ✜ Jan 30 Feb 6 Feb 20 Feb 27 Mar 6 Mar 13 Mar 20

Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr

Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar

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25 29 31 3 10 17 24 3 17 24 31 7 14

3455 3455 3455 3455 3455 3265 3265 3265 3265 3265 3265 3329 3329

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. * Prices above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$869. Triple-share reduction of 5% is available based on twin-share tour price. Tour starts 7:30am in London & ends approx. 10:00am at Amsterdam Schiphol airport or 6:30pm in London. ● Spend New Year’s Eve in Amsterdam. ■ Spend New Year’s Eve in Berlin. ▲ Spend New Year’s Eve in Prague. ◆ Spend New Year’s Eve in Vienna. ✱ Spend New Year’s Eve in Venice. ✝ Spend New Year’s Eve in Rome. ✚ Spend New Year’s Eve in the French Riviera. ▼ Spend New Year’s Eve in Barcelona. ★ Spend New Year’s Eve in Lyon. ◗ Spend New Year’s Eve in Lucerne. ✜ This tour will be in Venice during the Carnival. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals. For departure points & stay longer accommodation options visit contiki.com/departurepoints & contiki.com/staylonger.

GO

Only Contiki includes

• Exclusive ‘Paris by Night’ sightseeing tour & head to the top of the Eiffel Tower • Locally guided walking tour of Florence • Special access Rome sightseeing tour • Private boat ride in Venice • Visit the the Mauthausen memorial - plus more

$

SAV E Pay 6 months in advance you save C$169. See p.5 for details.

01/06/2012 16:29


European Encounter 18 Days 11 Countries

Euro. Encounter

NORTH SEA

What’s Included:

NETHERLANDS Edam

2 AMSTERDAM

ENGLAND

Wales

LONDON 1

1 RHINE VALLEY

Dover Calais

10 World Heritage sites visited

Poland GERMANY

Ruhr Valley

BELGIUM

ENGLISH CHANNEL

Czech Rep

From C$2215pp*

Valley of the Somme

2 PARIS AUSTRIA

C$124 per day

Burgundy Region

SWITZ

FRANCE ATLANTIC OCEAN

Itinerary Days 1-2: Depart Canada/Arrive London Day 3: London to Amsterdam (D) See the White Cliffs of Dover See Amsterdam’s canals & gable houses by night

• •

Day 4: Amsterdam (B) Visit a cheese farm & clog maker’s house

Day 5: Amsterdam to Rhine Valley (B,D) See the Lorelei Rock

• ••

Day 6: Rhine Valley to Lucerne (B,D) Scenic Alpine drive See the Wooden

Chapel Bridge in Lucerne Day 7: Lucerne (B) Day 8: Lucerne to Innsbruck (B,D) Visit the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz See the Golden Roof, Royal Palace & Olympic Ski Jump Day 9: Innsbruck to Venice (B) Drive past vineyards, orchards & castles Private motorboat to the historic islands See the Bridge of Sighs, Doge’s Palace & St. Mark’s Square Day 10: Venice to Rome (B,D) See the Colosseum, the Roman Forum,

• • • • • •

1 INNSBRUCK

Croatia

1 VENICE

1 FLORENCE

Pisa

Avignon Monaco

2 FRENCH RIVIERA

Places visited Nightstops Optional end city Featured Hotel night

ADRIATIC SEA

MEDITERRANEAN SEA

Vatican City

Piazza Venezia, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon & Piazza Navona See St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City Day 11: Rome (B) Day 12: Rome to Florence (B) See the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry & Piazza della Signoria Florentine leather craft demonstration Day 13: Florence to French Riviera (B,D) See the Leaning Tower of Pisa Day 14: French Riviera (B) See the Royal Palace in Monaco

2 ROME

Visit a Monte Carlo casino

Day 15: French Riviera to Château de Fontager (B,D)  Contiki Feature Hotel Visit a French perfumery Visit Avignon & see the Papal Palace

• •

Day 16: Château de Fontager to Paris (B,D) See Chablis & Burgundy vineyards See the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, the ChampsÉlysées & Notre Dame Cathedral

• •

• •

Day 17: Paris (B)

Day 18: End Paris or London (B)

NETHERLANDS

2 AMSTERDAM

C$122 per day

Poland

Ruhr Valley

Dover Calais

CZECH REP

PARIS 2 Burgundy Region

Dachau

MUNICH 2 Tyrol

2 LUCERNE

Days 1-2: Depart Canada/Arrive London Day 3: London to Amsterdam (D) Day 4: Amsterdam (B) Day 5: Amsterdam to Berlin (B,D) Day 6: Berlin (B) Day 7: Berlin to Prague (B,D) Day 8: Prague (B) Day 9: Prague to Munich (B) Day 10: Munich (B,D) Day 11: Munich to

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Hungary Brenner Pass Slovenia

More on this tour:

Itinerary

AUSTRIA

SWITZ

FRANCE

Lake Como

Venice (B,D) Day 12: Venice (B) Day 13: Venice to Rome (B,D) Day 14: Rome (B) Day 15: Rome to Florence (B,D) Day 16: Florence (B) Day 17: Florence to Lucerne (B,D)  Contiki Feature Hotel Day 18: Lucerne (B)  Contiki Feature Hotel Day 19: Lucerne to Paris (B,D) Day 20: Paris (B) Day 21: End Paris or London (B)

2 PRAGUE

GERMANY

Valley of the Somme

Swiss Alps

For all of our special Contiki Inclusions, Feature Hotels, Explore More optionals, itinerary & sightseeing go to: contiki.com/inspiration

Dresden

Rhine Valley BELGIUM

ENGLISH CHANNEL

From C$2555pp*

2 BERLIN

Edam ENGLAND

2 VENICE

Croatia

Barberino (Designer outlet mall)

Pisa

Places visited Nightstops Optional end city Featured Hotel night

Finish Paris or London

C$ pp *

Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan

2319 2319 2279 2279 2279 2279 2279 2279 2279 2345 2345 2345 2345

Depart Canada

Start London

Finish Paris or London

C$ pp*

Slovenia ITALY

Barberino (Designer outlet mall)

LONDON 1

Start London

Brenner Pass

Swiss Alps

European Inspiration 21 Days 10 Countries

Depart Canada

LUCERNE 2

CHATEAU DE 1 FONTAGER

More on this tour: For all of our special Contiki Inclusions, Feature Hotels, Explore More optionals, itinerary & sightseeing go to: contiki.com/encounter

Liechtenstein

Code: WWHZ winter 2012/13

2 FLORENCE

Chianti Region

Bosnia

ITALY ADRIATIC SEA

MEDITERRANEAN SEA

Vatican City

2 ROME

2012 Oct 18 Oct Oct 25 Oct Nov 1 Nov Nov 8 Nov Nov 22 Nov Nov 29 Dec Dec 5 Dec Dec 10 Dec Dec 12 Dec Dec 14 Dec Dec 18 ● Dec Dec 22 ■ Dec Dec 24 ▲ Dec

20 27 3 10 24 1 7 12 14 16 20 24 26

4 11 18 25 9 16 22 27 29 31 4 8 10

2012 Dec 26 ◆ Dec 28

Jan 12 2345

2013 Dec 30 Jan 1 Jan 9 Jan 16 Jan 31 Feb 14 ✜ Feb 21 Feb 28 Mar 14 Mar 21

Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Mar Apr

Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar

1 3 11 18 2 16 23 2 16 23

16 18 26 2 17 3 10 17 31 7

2345 2345 2345 2345 2215 2215 2215 2215 2255 2255

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. * Prices above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$595. Triple-share reduction of 5% is available based on twin-share tour price. Tour starts 7:30am in London & ends approx. 10:00am at Paris CDG airport or 6:30pm in London. ● Spend New Year’s Eve in French Riviera. ■ Spend New Years Eve in Rome. ▲ Spend New Year’s Eve in Innsbruck. ◆ Spend New Year’s Eve in Lucerne. ✜ This tour will be in Venice during the Carnival. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals. For departure points & stay longer accommodation options visit contiki.com/departurepoints & contiki.com/staylonger. For travel insurance see p.18.

10 World Heritage sites visited

GO

Only Contiki includes

• Italian fashion experience • Special access Rome sightseeing tour • Locally guided walking tour of Florence • ‘Paris by Night’ tour & head to the top of the Eiffel Tower • Wine tasting in Rhine Valley - plus more

$

SAV E Pay 6 months in advance you save C$115. See p.5 for details.

Euro. Inspiration

Code: WWAP winter 2012/13

What’s Included:

Depart Canada

19 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation 27 meals Tour Manager & Driver team Modern, air-con coach with electrical outlets for charging Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges Ferry crossings

Start London

2012 Oct 13 Oct Oct 20 Oct Oct 27 Oct Nov 3 Nov Nov 17 Nov Nov 24 Nov Dec 1 Dec Dec 10 Dec Dec 13 ● Dec Dec 15 ■ Dec Dec 17 ▲ Dec Dec 20 ◆ Dec Dec 22 ✱ Dec Dec 24 ✝ Dec

15 22 29 5 19 26 3 12 15 17 19 22 24 26

Finish Paris or London

C$ pp*

Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan

2679 2679 2679 2629 2629 2629 2629 2629 2699 2699 2699 2699 2699 2699

2 9 16 23 7 14 21 30 2 4 6 9 11 13

Depart Canada

Start London

Finish Paris or London

C$ pp*

2012 Dec 27 ✚ Dec 29 Dec 29 ▼ Dec 31

Jan 16 2699 Jan 18 2699

2013 Dec 31 Jan 3 Jan 10 Jan 17 Jan 24 ✜ Feb 7 Feb 14 Mar 2 Mar 9 Mar 16

Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr

Jan Jan Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Mar Mar Mar

2 5 12 19 26 9 16 4 11 18

20 23 30 6 13 27 6 22 29 5

2699 2699 2699 2555 2555 2555 2555 2555 2599 2599

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote.

* Prices above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling

solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share).

Single room supplement of C$679. Triple-share reduction of 5% is available based on twin-share tour price. Tour starts 7:30am in London & ends approx. 10:00am at Paris CDG airport or 6:30pm in London. ● Spend New Year’s Eve in Paris. ■ Spend New Year’s Eve in Lucerne. ▲ Spend New Year’s Eve in Florence. ◆ Spend New Year’s Eve in Venice. ✱ Spend New Year’s Eve in Munich. ✝ Spend New Year’s Eve in Prague. ✚ Spend New Year’s Eve in Berlin. ▼ Spend New Year’s Eve in Amsterdam. ✜ This tour will be in Venice during the Carnival.

For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals. For departure points & stay longer accommodation options visit contiki.com/departurepoints & contiki.com/staylonger.

Amsterdam

16 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation 23 meals Tour Manager & Driver team Modern, air-con coach with electrical outlets for charging Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges Ferry crossings

For travel insurance see p.18.

GO

Only Contiki includes

• Special access Rome sightseeing tour • Italian fashion experience • A guided tour of a 16th century Tuscan castle with local Chianti & antipasto • Private boat through the canals & islands of Venice • See Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower - plus more

$

SAV E Pay 6 months in advance you save C$135. See p.5 for details.

01/06/2012 16:30


England & Scotland 10 Days 2 Countries

Loch Ness

7

1 SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS

Loch Lomond

08 | 09

For full itineraries & info on our winter tours, see our Europe Summer brochure. Or visit contiki.com for even more.

Eng. & Scotland What’s Included:

World Heritage sites visited

SCOTLAND St. Andrews

C$126 per day

2 EDINBURGH

GLASGOW 1

From C$1255pp*

Code: WWBR winter 2012/13

Northumberland National Park

Gretna Green

NORTH SEA

N.Ireland

Depart Canada

LIVERPOOL 1

2012 Oct 18 Oct Dec 6 Dec Dec 13 Dec Dec 24 ● Dec Dec 26 ■ Dec

Chester

ENGLAND

More on this tour: For all of our Explore More optionals, Regional Dinners, itinerary & sightseeing go to: contiki.com/england-scotland

Itinerary Days 1-2: Depart Canada/Arrive London Day 3: London to Bristol (D) See the mystical boulders of Stonehenge Visit the old Roman town of Bath Day 4: Bristol to York (B,D) Guided walking tour of York See York Minster & Clifford’s Tower Day 5: York to Edinburgh (B) See the famous Roman construction, Hadrian’s Wall

• • • • •

Driving city tour to see Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace & the Royal Mile

Wales

BRISTOL 1

1 LONDON

Bath Stonehenge

Places visited Nightstops

ENGLISH CHANNEL

Day 10: Liverpool to London (B) Visit the Roman town of Chester

sights of The Beatles on a Magical Mystery Tour with our local guide

Day 6: Edinburgh (B,D) Day 7: Edinburgh to Scottish Highlands (B,D)

Day 9: Glasgow to Liverpool (B) Entrance to Gretna Green Museum Take part in an historic wedding ceremony See the famous

• • •

20 8 15 26 28

27 15 22 2 4

2013 Jan 3 Jan 31 Feb 28

Jan 5 Feb 2 Mar 2

Jan 12 1325 Feb 9 1255 Mar 9 1255

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling * Prices solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$339. Triple-share reduction of 5% is available based on twin-share tour price. Tour starts 7:30am in London & ends approx. 6:00pm in London. ● Spend New Year’s Eve in Glasgow. ■ Spend New Year’s Eve in Edinburgh. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals.

6

GO

For all of our Explore More optionals, Regional Dinners, itinerary & sightseeing go to: contiki.com/espresso

Piazza della Signoria in Florence Day 5: Florence (B) Florentine leather craft demonstration

• Follow in the footsteps of The Beatles on our locally guided Magical Mystery Tour • Spot ‘Nessie’ on a boat cruise of stunning Loch Ness

$

Italian Espresso What’s Included: 7 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation 10 meals Tour Manager & Driver team Modern, air-con coach Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges

Croatia

Barberino (Designer outlet mall) Pisa Chianti Region

3 FLORENCE Apennine Mountains

ITALY

Places visited Nightstops Optional end city

2 ROME Vatican City

Please note: Days 2 & 9 (ending in Venice) have been designed to allow you to start & finish the tour without needing extra nights accommodation.

Oct Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec

Start Rome

19 Oct 9 Nov 23 Nov 14 Dec 20 Dec 25 ● Dec

Finish Venice or Rome

C$ pp*

Oct Nov Dec Dec Dec Jan

1159 1145 1145 1175 1175 1175

Depart Canada

Start Rome

Finish Venice or Rome

C$ pp*

Jan Jan Mar Mar Mar

1175 1115 1115 1115 1135

2013 20 10 24 15 21 26

27 17 1 22 28 2

Jan Jan Feb Mar Mar

4 18 22 1 15

Jan Jan Feb Mar Mar

5 19 23 2 16

12 26 2 9 23

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. * Prices above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$419. Triple-share reduction of 5% is available based on twin-share tour price. Tour starts 4:00pm in Rome & ends approx. 8:00am in Venice or approx 6:00pm in Rome. ● Spend New Year’s Eve in Venice. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals. For departure points & stay longer accommodation options visit contiki.com/departurepoints & contiki.com/staylonger.

Day 7: Florence to Venice (B,D) Day 8: Venice (B) See the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge’s Palace & St. Mark’s Square See Venice’s iconic canals & gondolas

GO

Only Contiki includes

• Special access Rome sightseeing tour • Locally guided walking tour of Florence • A guided tour of a Tuscan castle with local Chianti & antipasto • Guided tour of the Sistine Chapel, St Peter’s Basilica & the Vatican Museums • Private boat ride in Venice

$

SAV E Pay 6 months in advance you save C$59. See p.5 for details.

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SAV E

Depart Canada

Day 6: Florence (B)

Day 9: Depart Venice or Rome (B)

Only Contiki includes

Code: WWHI winter 2012/13

2012

More on this tour:

Itinerary

World Heritage sites visited

Slovenia

2 VENICE

ADRIATIC SEA

C$ pp*

Stonehenge

San Gimignano

Day 4: Rome to Florence (B,D) See the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry &

Finish London

Scotland

Verona

C$124 per day

1315 1285 1325 1325 1325

Start London

From C$1115pp*

Day 3: Rome (B) See St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City

Oct Dec Dec Jan Jan

Depart Canada

Pay 6 months in advance you save C$65. See p.5 for details.

9 Days 2 Countries

C$ pp*

Day 8: Scottish Highlands to Glasgow (B) Visit Loch Ness & Loch Lomond

Italian Espresso

Days 1-2: Depart Canada/Arrive Rome (D) See Piazza Venezia, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Colosseum & Roman Forum

Finish London

1 YORK

IRISH SEA Rep. of Ireland

Start London

8 nights twin-share hotel accommodation 11 meals Tour Manager & Driver team Modern, air-con coach with electrical outlets for charging Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges

Venice

Rome

01/06/2012 16:30


For full itineraries & info on our winter tours, see our Europe Summer brochure. Or visit contiki.com for even more.

Simply Italy 13 Days 2 Countries

Slovenia Lake Garda

MILAN 1

Verona

9

Croatia

2 VENICE

Simply Italy What’s Included:

World Heritage sites visited

Italy

From C$1579pp*

LA SPEZIA 1

Bosnia

2 FLORENCE

Cinque Terre

Code: WWSY winter 2012/13

Pisa Chianti Region

C$122 per day

Depart Canada

Apennine Mountains

Start Rome

Finish Rome

C$ pp*

Oct Nov Dec Dec Jan Jan Jan

1655 1629 1629 1675 1675 1675 1675

Depart Canada

Start Rome

Finish Rome

C$ pp*

Jan Feb Mar Mar

1675 1579 1579 1615

ADRIATIC SEA

ITALY

2012

More on this tour: For all of our special Contiki Inclusions, Regional Dinners, Explore More optionals, itinerary & sightseeing go to: contiki.com/simply-italy

Itinerary Days 1-2: Depart Canada/Arrive Rome (D) Day 3: Rome to Sorrento (B) See Mt. Vesuvius Scenic coastal drive to Sorrento

••

Day 4: Capri Excursion (B,D) Day 5: Sorrento to Florence (B,D) Local wine tasting in the Chianti region

• •

Day 6: Florence (B) See the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry & Piazza della Signoria

Vatican City

Pompeii

Places visited Nightstops

2 SORRENTO Isle of Capri

Day 10: Venice (B) Private motorboat to the historic islands See the Bridge of Sighs, Doge’s Palace & St. Mark’s Square See Venice’s iconic canals & gondolas

Day 8: La Spezia to Milan (B,D) See the Duomo, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II & La Scala Opera House

Day 9: Milan to Venice (B) Visit Sirmione on Lake Garda See Juliet’s Balcony

• •

the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Colosseum & Roman Forum

& the Roman Arena in Verona

Day 7: Florence to La Spezia (B) See the Leaning Tower of Pisa Visit Monterosso & Portovenere along the Cinque Terre Train along the scenic coast

Mt. Vesuvius Naples (Designer outlet mall)

Florentine leather craft demonstration

• • •

Oct Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec

3 ROME

• • •

Day 12: Rome (B) See St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City

Day 13: Depart Rome (B) Please note: Days 2 & 13 have been designed to allow you to start & finish the tour without needing extra nights accommodation.

Day 11: Venice to Rome (B) See Piazza Venezia,

2013

14 Oct 4 Nov 2 Dec 16 Dec 21 ● Dec 25 ■ Dec 30 ● Dec

15 5 3 17 22 26 31

26 16 14 28 2 6 11

Jan Feb Mar Mar

13 3 ✜ 3 17

Jan Feb Mar Mar

14 4 4 18

25 15 15 29

GO

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling * Prices solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$579. Triple-share reduction of 5% is available based on twin-share tour price. Tour starts 4:00pm in Rome & ends approx. 8:00am in Rome. ● Spend New Year’s Eve in Rome. ■ Spend New Year’s Eve in La Spezia. ✜ This tour will be in Venice during the Carnival. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals.

Rome

Colosseum

8

SE OO YO

UR

CH

Germany

Austria

D

IR

Switz

E C TI O N

World Heritage sites visited

Med. Highlights

Code: WWMD winter 2012/13

What’s Included:

Depart Canada

Start Madrid

Finish Rome

2012 Oct 26 Nov 30

Oct 27 Dec 1

Nov 8 1729 Dec 13 1699

12 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation 16 meals Tour Manager & Driver team Modern, air-con coach Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges

C$ pp*

Depart Canada

Start Madrid

Finish Rome

C$ pp*

2013 Jan 7 Mar 1

Jan 8 Mar 2

Jan 20 1755 Mar 14 1655

Slovenia

Days 1-2: Depart Canada/Arrive Madrid (D) Day 3: Madrid (B) Day 4: Madrid to Barcelona (B,D) See Zaragoza’s monumental cathedral

Day 5: Barcelona (B) See Gaudi’s Sagrada Família & the 1992 Olympic Games complex Walk through the Gothic Quarter & La

• •

Rambla district Day 6: Barcelona to Avignon (B) See the Papal Palace

Day 7: Avignon to French Riviera (B) See the Cours Mirabelle in Aix-en-Provence Scenic drive along the Côte d’Azur Visit a French perfumery Visit Monaco & see the Royal Palace Visit a Monte Carlo casino

• • • • •

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Croatia

ITALY Cinque Terre

1 AVIGNON

PISA/ITALIAN RIVIERA 1 2 FLORENCE

Bosnia

Monaco

Aix-enProvence

Pyrenees Mountains Zaragoza

Itinerary

FRANCE

ATLANTIC OCEAN

C$119 per day

For all of our special Contiki Inclusions, Regional Dinners, Explore More optionals, itinerary & sightseeing go to: contiki.com/med-highlights

SAV E Pay 6 months in advance you save C$85. See p.5 for details.

14 Days 5 Countries

More on this tour:

Only Contiki includes

• Special access Rome sightseeing tour • Locally guided walking tour in Florence • Tour a Tuscan castle with local Chianti & antipasto • Locally guided tour of the Vatican • Day trip to the Isle of Capri • Sip a glass of Prosecco overlooking the Bay of Naples - plus more

$

Med. Highlights From C$1655pp*

11 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation 15 meals Tour Manager & Driver team Modern, air-con coach Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges

2 MADRID

2 FRENCH RIVIERA

San Gimignano

ADRIATIC SEA

2012 Oct 14 Oct 15 Nov 18 Nov 19 Dec 26 ● Dec 27

Places visited Nightstops Optional end city

• •

Day 10: Pisa to Florence (B) Florentine leather craft demonstration

• •

Day 11: Florence (B) See the Duomo, Basilica Santa Croce, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry &

Start Rome

Finish Madrid

C$ pp*

Depart Canada

Start Rome

Finish Madrid

C$ pp*

2013 Feb 17

Feb 18

Mar 2

1655

Vatican City

SPAIN

Day 9: French Riviera to Pisa (B) Visit Monterosso, Portovenere & La Spezia See the Leaning Tower of Pisa

Depart Canada

2 ROME

MEDITERRANEAN SEA

2 BARCELONA

Day 8: French Riviera (B,D)

Code: WWDM winter 2012/13

IONIAN SEA

Piazza della Signoria Day 12: Florence to Rome (B,D) Day 13: Rome (B) See Piazza Venezia, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Colosseum & Roman Forum See St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City

• •

Day 14: Depart Rome (B) Please note: Days 2 & 14 have been designed to allow you to start & finish the tour without needing extra nights accommodation.

Oct 27 1729 Dec 1 1699 Jan 8 1755

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote.

* Prices above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling

solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). WWMD: Single room supplement of C$625. Tour starts 4:00pm in Madrid & ends approx. 8:00am in Rome. WWDM: Single room supplement of C$625. Tour starts 4:00pm in Rome & ends approx. 8:00am in Madrid.

● Spend New Year’s Eve in Italian Riviera. Triple-share reduction of 5% is available based on twin-share tour price. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals. For departure points & stay longer accommodation options visit contiki.com/departurepoints & contiki.com/staylonger.

Choose your direction

GO

Only Contiki includes

• Special access Rome sightseeing tour • Locally guided walking tour of Florence • Locally guided tour of the Sistine Chapel, St Peter’s Basilica & Vatican Museums • Explore the Palace of the Spanish Royals on our locally guided tour - plus more

$

SAV E Pay 6 months in advance you save C$85. See p.5 for details.

Travel from Madrid to Rome or Rome to Madrid. This tour operates in both directions.

01/06/2012 16:31


10 | 11

Spanish Spree 15 Days 2 Countries

Spanish Spree 7

Portugal

Zaragoza

Segovia

2 BARCELONA

MADRID 3

MEDITERRANEAN SEA

SPAIN

C$105 per day

Toledo

1 VALENCIA

CORDOBA 1

More on this tour: For all of our Explore More optionals, Regional Dinners, itinerary & sightseeing go to: contiki.com/spain

Days 1-2: Depart Canada/Arrive Madrid (D) Day 3: Madrid (B) Tour the Royal Palace with local guide (may be substituted with tour of the Prado)

Walk through the Gothic Quarter & La Rambla district

Day 8: Barcelona to Valencia (B)

Day 9: Valencia to Granada (B,D)

Day 4: Madrid to Bilbao (B)

Day 10: Granada (B) See the Medieval Cathedral & bell tower

Day 5: Bilbao to Pamplona (B) Day 6: Pamplona to Barcelona (B,D) Day 7: Barcelona (B) See Gaudi’s Sagrada Família & the 1992 Olympic Games complex

COSTA BLANCA

SEVILLE 2

2 GRANADA COSTA DEL SOL

Gibraltar

Places visited Nightstops

See the Cathedral, Alcazar & Plaza de Espana in Seville

cathedral in Toledo Day 15: Depart Madrid (B) Please note: Days 2 & 15 have been designed to allow you to start & finish the tour without needing extra nights accommodation.

Day 14: Cordoba to Madrid (B) See the Alcazar fortress & Gothic

Day 13: Seville to Cordoba (B)

Barcelona

1635 1615 1659 1659

4 9 30 9

Start Madrid

Finish Madrid

C$ pp*

2013 Jan 6 Feb 10 Mar 10

Jan 7 Feb 11 Mar 11

Jan 20 1659 Feb 24 1565 Mar 24 1595

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling * Prices solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$579. Triple-share reduction of 5% is available based on twin-share tour price. Tour starts 4:00pm in Madrid & ends approx. 8:00am in Madrid. ● Spend New Year’s Eve in Barcelona. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals.

GO

Only Contiki includes

• Explore the Palace of the Spanish Royal Family on our locally guided tour • Locally guided tour of Granada’s Alhambra Palace • Learn about the history of Spanish culture & architecture at the Mosque of Caliphs in Cordoba

SAV E

Seville

3

MEDITERRANEAN SEA

Israel

1

EZ SU OF LF GU

EGYPT

2 CAIRO

THE NILE

1 HURGHADA

1 LUXOR Esna

For all of our special Contiki Inclusions, Explore More optionals, itinerary & sightseeing go to: contiki.com/egypt

tour along the 1.7 mile long historical Avenue of Sphinxes that once linked Luxor to Karnak temple

Itinerary Days 1-2: Depart Canada/Arrive Cairo

RED SEA

1 EDFU

More on this tour:

Included walking

Nov Dec Dec Jan

Depart Canada

Pay 6 months in advance you save C$85. See p.5 for details.

C$119 per day

22 26 17 27

C$ pp*

Day 12: Seville (B)

From C$1069pp*

Day 6: Nile Cruise - Edfu to Luxor (B,L,D)

2012 Oct 21 Oct Nov 25 Nov Dec 16 Dec Dec 26 ● Dec

Finish Madrid

• •

Giza

Day 5: Nile Cruise Aswan to Edfu (B,L,D)

Start Madrid

13 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation 17 meals Tour Manager & Driver team Modern, air-con coach Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges

$

Sakkara

Day 4: Nile Cruise Aswan (B,L,D)

Depart Canada

Day 11: Granada to Seville (B,D) Visit the Rock of Gibraltar Scenic drive past Marbella & Malaga

9 Days 1 Country

Code: WWEH winter 2012/13

Egypt & The Nile

Day 3: Cairo to Aswan (B,D) Visit the Egyptian Museum in Cairo

World Heritage sites visited

Pyrenees Mountains

1 PAMPLONA

From C$1565pp*

Itinerary

What’s Included:

France San Sebastian

BILBAO 1

Kom Ombo

1 ASWAN LAKE NASSAR

Places visited Nightstops

What’s Included:

Depart Canada

7 nights twin-share accommodation 15 meals Egyptian Tour Manager Coach transfers Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations Local taxes & service charges Transfer from airport to hotel upon arrival

Start Cairo

2012 Oct 12 Oct Oct 19 Oct Oct 26 Oct Nov 9 Nov Nov 23 Nov Dec 7 Dec Dec 14 Dec Dec 21 Dec Dec 28 ● Dec

Finish Cairo

13 20 27 10 24 8 15 22 29

Oct Oct Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan

C$ pp*

20 27 3 17 1 15 22 29 5

1115 1115 1115 1099 1099 1099 1135 1135 1135

Depart Canada

Start Cairo

2013 Jan 4 Jan 11 Jan 18 Feb 1 Feb 15 Mar 1 Mar 15

Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Mar Mar

Finish Cairo

5 12 19 2 16 2 16

Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Mar Mar

C$ pp*

12 19 26 9 23 9 23

1135 1135 1069 1069 1069 1069 1095

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. * Prices above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$325. Note: Single room supplement does not apply to night 3. Overnight train cabins are twin-share only. Tour starts 7:00pm in Cairo & ends approx. 8:00am in Cairo. ● Spend New Year’s Eve on the Nile. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals. For departure points & stay longer accommodation options visit contiki.com/departurepoints & contiki.com/staylonger.

The Nile Cruise: The ship features luxury cabins, all with private shower, WC, TV & air-con. On-board there’s a pool, sun deck, restaurant, bars & disco

GO

Only Contiki includes

• Visit contiki.com/egypt for all our Only Contiki inclusions

$

Day 8: Hurghada to Cairo (B,D)

SAV E Pay 6 months in advance you save C$55. See p.5 for details.

Day 9: Depart Cairo (B)

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Egypt & The Nile

Code: WTEG winter 2012/13

Day 7: Luxor to Hurghada (B) See the the Colossos of Memnon

Please note: Days 2 & 9 have been designed to allow you to start & finish the tour without needing extra nights accommodation.

World Heritage sites visited

The Nile

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Berlin & Prague 10 Days

5

+ Vienna

3 Countries BERLIN 3

World Heritage sites visited

Berlin-Vienna

Code: WWBV winter 2012/13

What’s Included:

Depart Canada

8 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation 11 meals Tour Manager & Driver team Modern, air-con coach with electrical outlets for charging Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges

Start Berlin

Finish Vienna

C$ pp*

Oct Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan

1199 1199 1185 1185 1185 1219 1219 1219

Depart Canada

Start Berlin

Finish Vienna

C$ pp*

2012 Dec 27 ■ Dec 28

Jan 5

1219

2013 Jan 4 Jan 18 Feb 8 Mar 2 Mar 16

Jan Jan Feb Mar Mar

1219 1155 1155 1155 1175

Poland

From C$1155pp*

GERMANY

2012 Oct 19 Oct Oct 26 Oct Nov 9 Nov Nov 30 Dec Dec 7 Dec Dec 17 Dec Dec 20 Dec Dec 23 ● Dec

Dresden

C$116 per day

PRAGUE 3

Kutna Hora

CZECH REP Slovakia

VIENNA 2 AUSTRIA

Itinerary Days 1-2: Depart Canada/ Arrive Berlin (D) Days 3-4: Berlin (B)(B) Visit the moving Sachsenhausen concentration camp memorial See the Tiergarten, Alexanderplatz, Russian War memorial, Bradenburg Gate & Reichstag Take in the commemorative artwork & the Berlin Wall See the site of Checkpoint Charlie

• • • •

Day 5: Berlin to Prague (B,D)

Hungary

Places visited Nightstops

See Baroque architecture of the Royal Residence, Zwinger Palace, Opera House & Frauenkirche in Dresden

Days 6-7: Prague (B)(B) See Hradčany Castle, the Cathedral of St. Vitus, Charles Bridge & Wenceslas Square Visit the Old Town Square & see the Astronomical Clock

• • •

Berlin Wall

St. Stephen’s Cathedral & the State Opera House Drive along historic Ring Road

Day 9: Vienna (B) Day 10: Depart Vienna (B)

More on this tour:

Day 8: Prague to Vienna (B,D) See the Hapsburg Palaces,

go to contiki.com/ berlin-vienna

8 Days 2 Countries BERLIN 3 Poland

GERMANY

C$115 per day

Dresden

3 PRAGUE

Residence, Zwinger Palace, Opera House & Frauenkirche in Dresden

CZECH REP

Itinerary Days 1-2: Depart Canada/ Arrive Berlin (D) Days 3-4: Berlin (B)(B) Visit the moving Sachsenhausen concentration camp memorial See the Tiergarten, Alexanderplatz, Russian War memorial, Bradenburg Gate &

• •

Places visited Nightstops

• • •

historic Reichstag Take in the commemorative artwork & the Berlin Wall See the site of Checkpoint Charlie

Day 5: Berlin to Prague (B,D) See the rebuilt Baroque architecture of the Royal

Days 6-7: Prague (B)(B) See Hradčany Castle, the Cathedral of St. Vitus, Charles Bridge & Wenceslas Square Visit the Old Town Square & see the Astronomical Clock

• •

Day 8: Depart Prague (B)

More on this tour: go to contiki.com/ berlin-prague

Vienna & Budapest 6 Days 3 Countries Czech Rep

From C$769pp*

SLOVAKIA

VIENNA 2

C$129 per day

Bratislava

2 BUDAPEST

AUSTRIA

Jan Jan Feb Mar Mar

5 19 9 3 17

13 27 17 11 25

World Heritage sites visited

Slovenia Croatia

Itinerary Days 1-2: Depart Canada/ Arrive Vienna (D) Day 3: Vienna (B) Day 4: Vienna to Budapest (B) See Bratislava’s historic old town See St. Martin’s Cathedral & Michael’s Gate with its Baroque tower

••

Day 5: Budapest (B,D) Sightseeing of hilltop uda & bustling Pest, the Royal Palace, the Church of St. Matthias, Chain Bridge & Fisherman’s Bastion

Day 6: Depart Budapest (B)

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More on this tour: go to contiki.com/ vienna-budapest

This tour can be extended from Vienna to Budapest. See p.13.

Berlin-Prague What’s Included:

Depart Canada

Start Berlin

2012 Oct 19 Oct 26 Nov 9 Nov 30 Dec 7 Dec 17 Dec 20 Dec 23

Oct Oct Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec

6 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation 8 meals Tour Manager & Driver team Modern, air-con coach with electrical outlets for charging Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges

Finish Prague

C$ pp*

Oct Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Dec

945 945 929 929 929 959 959 959

Depart Canada

Start Berlin

Finish Prague

C$ pp*

Dec 27 ● Dec 28

Jan 3

959

2013 Jan 4 Jan 18 Feb 8 Mar 2 Mar 16

Jan Jan Feb Mar Mar

959 915 915 915 925

2012 20 27 10 1 8 18 21 24

26 2 16 7 14 24 27 30

Jan Jan Feb Mar Mar

5 19 9 3 17

11 25 15 9 23

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. * Prices above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$235. Triple-share reduction of 5% is available based on twin-share tour price. Tour starts 5:00pm in Berlin & ends approx. 8:00am in Prague. ● Spend New Year’s Eve in Prague. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals.

3

World Heritage sites visited

Extension

This tour can be extended from Prague to Budapest. See p.13.

Vienna-Budapest

Code: WWVB winter 2012/13

What’s Included:

Depart Canada

4 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation 6 meals Tour Manager & Driver team Modern, air-con coach with electrical outlets for charging Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges

Start Vienna

26 2 16 7 14 24 27 30

Finish C$ Budapest pp*

Oct Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan

30 6 20 11 18 28 31 3

799 789 789 789 789 815 815 815

Depart Canada

Start Vienna

Finish C$ Budapest pp*

2013 Jan 2 Jan 10 Jan 24 Feb 14 Mar 8 Mar 22

Jan Jan Jan Feb Mar Mar

Jan Jan Jan Feb Mar Mar

3 11 25 15 9 23

7 15 29 19 13 27

815 815 769 769 769 785

HUNGARY

Places visited Nightstops

Extension

Code: WWBP winter 2012/13

2012 Oct 25 Oct Nov 1 Nov Nov 15 Nov Dec 6 Dec Dec 13 Dec Dec 23 Dec Dec 26 Dec Dec 29 ● Dec

Poland

28 4 18 9 16 26 29 1

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. * Prices above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$299. Triple-share reduction of 5% is available based on twin-share tour price. Tour starts 5:00pm in Berlin & ends approx. 8:00am in Vienna. ● Spend New Year’s Eve in Vienna. ■ Spend New Year’s Eve in Prague. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals.

2

Berlin & Prague From C$915pp*

20 27 10 1 8 18 21 24

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. * Prices above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$199. Triple-share reduction of 5% is available based on twin-share tour price. Tour starts 6:00pm in Vienna & ends approx. 8:00am in Budapest. ● Spend New Year’s Eve in Vienna. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals.

More time?

Visit Berlin & Prague while you’re in this part of the World. See p.13.

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12 | 13

For full itineraries & info on our winter tours, see our Europe Summer brochure. Or visit contiki.com for even more.

Berlin to Budapest 12 Days 5 Countries

6

Berlin-Budapest What’s Included:

World Heritage sites visited

BERLIN 3 Poland

From C$1355pp*

Code: WWIT winter 2012/13

GERMANY Dresden

C$113 per day

Depart Canada

3 PRAGUE

Start Berlin

Finish C$ Budapest pp*

Depart Canada

Start Berlin

Finish C$ Budapest pp*

Kutna Hora

CZECH REP SLOVAKIA

VIENNA 2

More on this tour: For all of our Explore More optionals, Regional Dinners, itinerary & sightseeing go to: contiki.com/berlin-budapest

Itinerary Days 1-2: Depart Canada/ Arrive Berlin (D) Days 3-4: Berlin (B)(B) Visit the moving Sachsenhausen concentration camp memorial See the Tiergarten, Alexanderplatz, Russian War memorial, Bradenburg Gate & historic Reichstag Take in the commemorative artwork & the Berlin Wall See the site of Checkpoint Charlie

Day 5: Berlin to Prague (B,D) See the rebuilt Baroque architecture of the Royal Residence, Zwinger Palace, Opera House & Frauenkirche in Dresden

Days 6-7: Prague (B)(B) See Hradčany Castle, the Cathedral of St. Vitus, Charles Bridge & Wenceslas Square Visit the Old Town Square & see the Astronomical Clock

Day 8: Prague to Vienna (B,D) See the Hapsburg Palaces, St. Stephen’s

• • •

Bratislava

2 BUDAPEST

AUSTRIA Switzerland

HUNGARY

Places visited Nightstops

Italy

Romania

Slovenia Croatia

Day 12: Depart Budapest (B)

Cathedral & the State Opera House Scenic drive along the historic Ring Road in Vienna

Please note: Days 2 & 12 have been designed to allow you to start & finish the tour without needing extra nights accommodation.

Day 9: Vienna (B) Day 10: Vienna to Budapest (B) Visit Bratislava’s historic old town See St. Martin’s Cathedral & Michael’s Gate with its Baroque tower

• •

Day 11: Budapest (B,D) Sightseeing of hilltop Buda, Pest, the Royal Palace, the Church of St. Matthias, Chain Bridge & Fisherman’s Bastion

2012 Oct 19 Oct Oct 26 Oct Nov 9 Nov Nov 30 Dec Dec 7 Dec Dec 17 Dec Dec 20 Dec Dec 23 ● Dec

Oct Nov Nov Dec Dec Dec Dec Jan

30 6 20 11 18 28 31 3

1415 1415 1395 1395 1395 1435 1435 1435

2012 Dec 27 ■ Dec 28

Jan 7

1435

2013 Jan 4 Jan 18 Feb 8 Mar 2 Mar 16

Jan Jan Feb Mar Mar

1435 1355 1355 1355 1385

Jan Jan Feb Mar Mar

5 19 9 3 17

15 29 19 13 27

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. * Prices above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$355. Triple-share reduction of 5% is available based on twin-share tour price. Tour starts 5:00pm in Berlin & ends approx. 8:00am in Budapest. ● Spend New Year’s Eve in Vienna. ■ Spend New Year’s Eve in Prague. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals.

Vienna

World Heritage sites visited

London & Paris

6 nights twin-share hotel accommodation 8 meals Tour Manager & Driver team Modern, air-con coach with electrical outlets for charging Sightseeing tours in London & Paris Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges Ferry crossings

NORTH SEA

ENGLAND

From C$1099pp*

LONDON 3

Bath

Netherlands

Dover Stonehenge

C$138 per day

Belgium

Calais

ENGLISH CHANNEL

Valley of the Somme

PARIS 3

More on this tour:

Versailles

Paris FRANCE

Places visited Nightstops

Code: WWGE winter 2012/13 Depart Canada

Days 1-2: Depart Canada/Arrive London (D) Walking tour to see Soho, Covent Garden & some of London’s West End

Days 3-4: London (B)(B) Sightseeing tour of London See Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben & Buckingham Palace

• •

• • • •

See the mystical boulders of Stonehenge Visit the old Roman town of Bath Experience a traditional English pub 1 day pass on the London Underground

Day 5: London to Paris (B,D) See the White Cliffs of Dover See the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, the Champs-

Élysées & Notre Dame Cathedral Days 6-7: Paris (B)(B) Visit a French perfumery

Day 8: Depart Paris (B)

• •

12-13 BerlinPragueVienna_LondonParis_CAD.indd 3

• See Prague’s Charles Bridge, St Vitus’ Cathedral & much more on our locally guided walking tour

What’s Included:

Wales

Itinerary

Only Contiki includes

Berlin

Budapest

6

IRISH SEA

For all of our Explore More optionals, itinerary & sightseeing go to: contiki.com/london-paris

GO

London & Paris 8 Days 2 Countries

20 27 10 1 8 18 21 24

10 nights twin or triple-share hotel accommodation 14 meals Tour Manager & Driver team Modern, air-con coach with electrical outlets for charging Sightseeing tours of all major cities plus orientations in all other destinations Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges

London

Extension This tour can be extended from Paris to Amsterdam or Rome. See p.14.

Start London

2012 Oct 19 Oct Oct 26 Oct Nov 9 Nov Nov 23 Nov Dec 19 Dec Dec 26 ● Dec

20 27 10 24 20 27

Finish Paris

C$ pp*

Oct Nov Nov Nov Dec Jan

1145 1145 1129 1129 1165 1165

26 2 16 30 26 2

Depart Canada

Start London

Finish Paris

C$ pp*

2012 Dec 29 ■ Dec 30

Jan 5

1165

2013 Jan 25 Mar 1 Mar 15

Feb 1 1099 Mar 8 1099 Mar 22 1119

Jan 26 Mar 2 Mar 16

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. * Prices above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$285. Tour starts 6:00pm in London & ends approx. 8:00am in Paris. ● Spend New Year’s Eve in Paris. ■ Spend New Year’s Eve in London. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals.

GO

Only Contiki includes

• Experience a famous West End musical in London • Visit mystical Stonehenge & beautiful Bath on our day trip • ‘Paris by Night’ tour & head to the top of the Eiffel tower • Tour of King Louis XIV’s magnificent Château Versailles

The Metro

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London & Paris 10 Days

+ Paris extension

2 Countries From C$1355pp*

6

NORTH SEA

ENGLAND

LONDON 3

Wales Bath

Belgium

Calais

ENGLISH CHANNEL

London-Paris What’s Included:

World Heritage sites visited

Code: WWGP winter 2012/13

Dover Stonehenge

C$136 per day

For full itineraries & info on our winter tours, see our Europe Summer brochure. Or visit contiki.com for even more.

Depart Canada

Valley of the Somme

Start London

Finish Paris

C$ pp*

Oct Nov Nov Dec Dec Jan

1415 1415 1395 1395 1435 1435

Depart Canada

Start London

Finish Paris

C$ pp*

2013 Dec 29 ■ Jan 25 Mar 1 Mar 15

Dec Jan Mar Mar

Jan Feb Mar Mar

1435 1355 1355 1379

PARIS 5 FRANCE

Versailles

Places visited Nightstops

Itinerary Days 1-2: Depart Canada/ Arrive London (D) Walking tour to see Soho, Covent Garden & some of London’s West End

Days 3-4: London (B)(B) Sightseeing tour of London See Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben & Buckingham Palace See the mystical boulders of

•• •

•• • ••

Stonehenge Visit the old Roman town of Bath Experience a traditional English pub 1 day pass on the London Underground

Day 5: London to Paris (B,D) See the White Cliffs of Dover See the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre, the Champs-Élysées & Notre Dame Cathedral

Days 6-7: Paris (B)(B) Visit a French perfumery

• •

Days 8-9: Paris (B)(B) 2 day pass on the Paris Metro Day 10: Depart Paris (B) Please note: The Paris extension section of this tour is unescorted.

More on this tour: go to contiki.com/ london-paris-plus

+ Amsterdam ENGLAND

From C$1529pp* C$153 per day

LONDON 3

Bath

Dover Stonehenge

Calais

ENGLISH CHANNEL

• ••

BELGIUM

FRANCE

Places visited Nightstops

Versailles

Itinerary Days 8-9: Paris to Amsterdam(B)(B) Transfer to station & train to Amsterdam Transfer to Amsterdam hotel 2 day city tram pass

2 AMSTERDAM

Valley of the Somme

PARIS 3

Days 1-7: Canada to Paris See London & Paris itinerary above.

NETHERLANDS

Day 10: Depart Amsterdam The tour ends after breakfast & it’s time to say farewell to your new friends. (B) Please note: You’ll travel independently by train & will be met by a Contiki Representative in Amsterdam & transferred to your hotel. Your stay in Amsterdam is unescorted.

More on this tour: go to contiki.com/ london-amsterdam

11 Days

+ Rome NORTH SEA

From C$1655pp* C$151 per day

Wales

ENGLAND

3 LONDON

Netherlands

Bath Dover Belgium Calais Stonehenge ENGLISH CHANNEL Valley of the Somme

Germany

PARIS 3 Versailles

FRANCE

Austria

Switz ITALY

Itinerary Days 1-7: Canada to Paris See London & Paris itinerary above. Day 8: Paris to Rome (B) Transfer to airport & flight to Rome Transfer to Rome hotel 3 day pass on the Rome Metro

• ••

Days 9-10: Rome (B)(B)

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Places visited Nightstops

ROME 3

Day 11: Depart Rome (B) Please note: You’ll travel independently by plane & will be met by a Contiki Representative in Rome & transferred to your hotel. Your stay in Rome is unescorted.

More on this tour: go to contiki.com/ london-rome

7 3 10 24

GO

Only Contiki includes

• See London & Paris tour on p.13 for Only Contiki inclusions

London-Amst

Code: WWGA winter 2012/13

What’s Included:

Depart Canada

8 nights twin-share hotel accommodation 10 meals Tour Manager & Driver team (days 2-8) Modern, air-con coach with electrical outlets (days 2-8) Sightseeing tours in London & Paris Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges Ferry crossing

Start London

Finish C$ Ams’dam pp*

20 27 10 24 20 27

Oct Nov Nov Dec Dec Jan

28 4 18 2 28 4

1599 1599 1575 1575 1619 1619

Depart Canada

Start London

Finish C$ Ams’dam pp*

2012 Dec 29 ■ Dec 30

Jan 7

2013 Jan 25 Mar 1 Mar 15

Feb 3 1529 Mar 10 1529 Mar 24 1559

Jan 26 Mar 2 Mar 16

1619

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. * Prices above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$399. Tour starts 6:00pm in London & ends approx. 8:00am in Amsterdam. ● Spend New Year’s Eve in Paris. ■ Spend New Year’s Eve in London. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals. For departure points & stay longer accommodation options visit contiki.com/departurepoints & contiki.com/staylonger.

World Heritage sites visited

High speed train from Paris to Amsterdam

GO

Only Contiki includes

• See London & Paris on p.13

London-Rome

Code: WWGR winter 2012/13

What’s Included:

Depart Canada

9 nights twin-share hotel accommodation 11 meals Tour Manager & Driver team (days 2-8) Modern, air-con coach with electrical outlets for charging (days 2-8) Sightseeing tours in London & Paris Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges Ferry crossing

Start London

2012 Oct 19 Oct Oct 26 Oct Nov 9 Nov Nov 23 Nov Dec 19 Dec Dec 26 ● Dec

3 Countries

30 26 2 16

World Heritage sites visited

6

London & Paris

28 4 18 2 28 4

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling * Prices solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$355. Tour starts 6:00pm in London & ends approx. 8:00am in Paris. ● Spend New Year’s Eve in Paris. ■ Spend New Year’s Eve in London. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals.

2012 Oct 19 Oct Oct 26 Oct Nov 9 Nov Nov 23 Nov Dec 19 Dec Dec 26 ● Dec

4 Countries NORTH SEA

20 27 10 24 20 27

6

London & Paris 10 Days

2012 Oct 19 Oct Oct 26 Oct Nov 9 Nov Nov 23 Nov Dec 19 Dec Dec 26 ● Dec

8 nights twin-share hotel accommodation 10 meals Tour Manager & Driver team (days 2-8) Modern, air-con coach with electrical outlets for charging (days 2-8) Sightseeing tours in London & Paris Hotel tips, local taxes & service charges Ferry crossing

20 27 10 24 20 27

Finish Rome

C$ pp*

Oct Nov Nov Dec Dec Jan

1729 1729 1699 1699 1755 1755

29 5 19 3 29 5

Depart Canada

Start London

Finish Rome

C$ pp*

2012 Dec 29 ■ Dec 30

Jan 8

1755

2013 Jan 25 Mar 1 Mar 15

Feb 4 1655 Mar 11 1655 Mar 25 1689

Jan 26 Mar 2 Mar 16

Prices above are land only & do not include airfares. We have great air deals linking major Canadian gateways with all the start/end cities in this brochure. Ask your Contiki sales agent or your travel agent for a fly ‘n’ tour quote. * Prices above are based on twin-share. If you’re travelling solo, we can share you with a same sex room-mate at no extra cost (either twin or triple-share). Single room supplement of C$435. Tour starts 6:00pm in London & ends approx. 8:00am in Rome. ● Spend New Year’s Eve in Paris. ■ Spend New Year’s Eve in London. For more ways to save visit contiki.com/deals. For departure points & stay longer accommodation options visit contiki.com/departurepoints & contiki.com/staylonger.

Flight to Rome & transfer

GO

Only Contiki includes

• See London & Paris on p.13

01/06/2012 16:33


Ski Austria Start & end in London or Hopfgarten Skiing or boarding in Europe is unbeatable. From picture perfect ski villages to loads of adventure activities & the true home of après ski, Hopfgarten in Austria is the perfect place for a generous dose of the European mountain lifestyle.

Ski Only (meet us there) 7/14 Nights From C$649pp* C$93 per day

Why choose us?

• Stay in Contiki’s own Gasthof (guesthouse) with our exclusive On-site team • Hot breakfast included daily • Exclusive Contiki only inclusions • Flexible 1 & 2 week options • Great rates for ski essentials like lessons & gear hire • Travel by coach from London or make your own way there Where you’re headed:

Perfect for all levels:

2 ways to go:

Hopfgarten village, in the Austrian Tyrol, is the perfect location for a ski or boarding holiday. At the gateway to Europe’s top ski resort, Ski Welt, it’s perfect for indulging in loads of on & off piste action.

Beginner: 77 miles of easy runs - perfect for beginners.

Travel on the coach from London, or meet us there - it’s your choice.

Intermediate: 79 miles of intermediate runs will really test your skills. Advanced: 17 miles of black diamond runs will keep the most-advanced challenged.

Code: CPC7SW

Code: CP14SW

7 Nights (6 days ski) Start Finish C$ Hopfgarten Hopfgarten pp*

14 Nights (13 days ski) Start Finish C$ Hopfgarten Hopfgarten pp*

2012 Dec 15 Dec 22 Dec 29 2013 Jan 5 Jan 12 Jan 19 Jan 26 Feb 2 Feb 9 Feb 16 Feb 23 Mar 2

2012 Dec 15 Dec 22 Dec 29 2013 Jan 5 Jan 12 Jan 19 Jan 26 Feb 2 Feb 9 Feb 16 Feb 23

Dec 22 Dec 29 Jan 5

725 725 725

Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar

649 649 649 649 649 649 649 649 649

12 19 26 2 9 16 23 2 9

Dec 29 Dec 5 Jan 12

1269 1269 1269

Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar

1149 1149 1149 1149 1149 1149 1149 1149

19 26 2 9 16 23 2 9

Note: Ski Only tours start in Hopfgarten on Saturdays, you also need to provide us with your flight & arrival details approx 21 days before departure. Check-in starts 2:00pm & check-out is at 9:00am. For other infomation & supplement prices please see below.

Ski Plus (coach from London) 8/15 Nights

Code: C7SWBIT

Code: C14SWBIT

8 Nights (6 days ski) Start Finish London London

C$ pp*

15 Nights (13 days ski) Start Finish London London

C$ pp*

2012 Dec 14 Dec 21 Dec 28

775 775 775

2012 Dec 14 Dec 21 Dec 28

Dec 29 Dec 5 Jan 12

1319 1319 1319

2013 Jan 4 Jan 11 Jan 18 Jan 25 Feb 1 Feb 8 Feb 15 Feb 22

Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar

1199 1199 1199 1199 1199 1199 1199 1199

2013 Jan 4 Jan 11 Jan 18 Jan 25 Feb 1 Feb 8 Feb 15 Feb 22 Mar 1

From C$699pp* C$88 per day

Dec 22 Dec 29 Jan 5 Jan Jan Jan Feb Feb Feb Feb Mar Mar

12 19 26 2 9 16 23 2 9

699 699 699 699 699 699 699 699 699

19 26 2 9 16 23 2 9

Note: Ski Plus tours include transfers from London. Tour starts 7:00pm in London on Fridays & ends approx 10:00pm in London on Saturdays. Important: Prices are per person, quad share & do not * include airfares. Single supp :1 week add: C$435. 2 weeks add: C$745. Twin-share supp :1 week add: C$175. 2 weeks add: C$295. Half board supp: 5 nights add: C$75. 10 nights add: C$149. Accommodation in Hopfgarten village may be used subject to guest numbers.

Ski Welt - recently voted Top Resort in a survey of 70 resorts in 8 countries. Mountain Restaurants: 63

Lifts & Cable Cars: 14 Cable cars 1 Funicular railway 15 Detachable chairlifts 22 Chairlifts 24 Drag lifts 15 Practice lifts

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Ski Welt: Beginners runs: 63 (blue) Total length 77 miles Intermediate runs: 51 (red) Total length 79 miles Advanced runs: 7 (black) Total length 17 miles Total length of pistes: 173 miles

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More on these packages: For all of our special Contiki Inclusions, & Explore More optional activities go to:

contiki.com/ski

Ski Only 7/14 Nights What’s Included: Contiki exclusives including: FREE ski guide, Salzburg day trip & Contiki ski slam race FREE coach pickup from Innsbruck airport or Wörgl train station (easy access for Munich or Salzburg airports) 7 or 14 nights accommodation & breakfast daily Half board options available (for a small supplement)

Ski Plus 8/15 Nights What’s Included: Contiki exclusives including: FREE ski guide, Salzburg day trip & Contiki ski slam race Included overnight coach travel from London 7 or 14 nights accommodation & breakfast daily Half board options available (for a small supplement)

$

SAV E

Tour + 2 week ski tour combination discounts apply when you book a Winter Europe tour at the same time as a ski trip. Save up to C$100 off the cost of the ski trip. See p.5 for details.

How much? Ski pass 7 Days (6 days ski) 14 Days (13 days ski)

C$309 C$525

Equipment hire (skis, boots & poles or board & boots) 7 Days (6 days ski) C$75 14 Days (13 days ski) C$135

Ski Runs Easy Medium Difficult Ski Lifts Gondola

Ski lessons (5 days for 4hrs per day)

C$175

Ski lessons (3 days for 4hrs per day)

C$159

Snowboard lessons (5 days for 2hrs per day)

C$170

Snowboard lessons (3 days for 2hrs per day)

C$145

Ski & Snowboard lessons C$239 (3 days ski for 4hrs per day & 3 days snowboard for 2hrs per day) Note: Credit cards are not accepted at Gasthof Schöneck. Prices above are in C$.

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London Explorer

For full itineraries & info on our winter tours, see our Europe Summer brochure. Or visit contiki.com for even more.

London Explorer

3 or 5 days

What’s Included:

Want to do London at your own pace? Grab a value-packed collection of extras, activities & great accommodation with our 2 & 4 night explorer packages. You can take one before or after your tour. From C$275pp

3 day package 2 nights accommodation Continental breakfast daily Return Heathrow airport transfer on the London Underground Open top bus tour London theatre show tickets (stalls or dress circle) Contiki Basement team “Welcome to London” info booklet

How much & when Royal National Triple-share Twin-share Imperial Hotel Twin-share Single

2 Nights M3LPR

4 Nights M5LPR

C$275 C$295

C$585 C$635

2 Nights M3LPI

4 Nights M5LPI

C$349 C$409

C$725 C$845

Prices above apply from 1/11/12, for prices before this date please visit contiki.com/london-explorer.

5 day package All 3 day inclusions above 4 nights accommodation 2 day Undergound & bus pass Day trip & entry fee to Stonehenge Audio guided tour of the Roman Baths, Bath Please note: London Explorer is not available during the following: Christmas 20 Dec ‘12 - 3 Jan ‘13

London Explorer (2 nights) is not available for start days on Fridays or Saturdays. No Contiki Tour Manager is included in this package. All rooms have private facilities. You choose the dates to take the day trips & theatre show on.

www.contiki.com/london-explorer

Amsterdam

Paris Christmas

Christmas

4 Days From C$495pp

4 Days

C$124 per day

From C$399pp* C$100 per day

Itinerary Day 1: London to Paris Meet up with your Contiki Team in London before heading for a taste of how the French do Christmas. Tonight we’ll tour the city icons like the Arc de Triomphe & Eiffel Tower. Day 2: Paris Today is yours! From people watching to the city’s museums & art, there’s so much to see. Maybe ask your Tour Manager where’s best to experience the cool pre-Christmas vibes. (B)

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Day 3: Paris Joyeux Noël! Get a truly unique Parisian experience to remember on an included cruise down the River Seine, or maybe take in the epic views from the top of the Eiffel Tower. Later, indulge in a delicious French Christmas feast & wine as you celebrate with your new travel buddies. (B,D) Day 4: Paris to London It’s time to say ‘au revoir’ to the city this morning as we say farewell & head back to London, where your tour ends upon arrival. (B)

What’s Included:

What’s Included:

3 nights twin-share hotel accommodation

3 nights twin or quad-share hotel accommodation

4 meals

5 meals

Tour Manager & Driver

Tour Manager & Driver

Inclusions & sightseeing as detailed

Inclusions & sightseeing as detailed

Itinerary

More on this tour: For Explore More optionals go to: contiki.com/parischristmas

Code: WPXM Start Finish Twin Single London London C$ pp C$ pp 2012 Dec 23 Dec 26

495

685

If you are travelling solo, we can set you up with a same sex room-mate at no extra charge. Start 8:00am & end approx. 6:30pm.

Day 1: London to Amsterdam Meet up with your Contiki Team as we make our way to Amsterdam to start your Christmas, Dutch-style. On arrival, we’ll show you the sights on a walking tour of the infamous Red Light District. (D) Day 2: Amsterdam Head out & explore in your own time today. Maybe hire a bike, go shopping, relax at a café or check out a gallery. Tonight, grab a bite at one of

the many local restaurants & then get the Christmas spirit going by heading out to a local bar or nightclub. (B) Day 3: Amsterdam Gelukkig Kerstfeest! Take it easy this morning before indulging in a delicious Christmas feast. Get into the Christmas spirit with your travel buddies & maybe take a canal cruise of the city. (B,L) Day 4: Amsterdam to London This morning we head back to London, where your tour ends on arrival. (B)

More on this tour: For Explore More optionals go to: contiki.com/amsterdamchristmas

Code: WAXM Start Finish Twin Quad London London C$ pp* C$ pp* 2012 Dec 23 Dec 26

469

399

* Prices above are twin-share or

quad-share. If you are travelling solo, we can set you up with a same sex room-mate at no extra charge. Single room supplement C$185. Start 8:00am & end approx. 6:30pm.

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Amsterdam

Paris New Year

New Year

4 Days From C$515pp

4 Days

C$129 per day

From C$440pp*

What’s Included:

What’s Included:

3 nights twin-share hotel accommodation

3 nights twin or quad-share hotel accommodation

4 meals

4 meals

Tour Manager & Driver

Tour Manager & Driver

Inclusions & sightseeing as detailed

Inclusions & sightseeing as detailed

Itinerary

a famous Parisian cabaret show. (B,D)

Day 1: London to Paris Meet up with your Contiki Team in London before heading to Paris. Soak up the atmosphere on a “City of Lights” tour. You’ll see all the icons like the Arc de Triomphe & the Eiffel Tower.

Day 3: New Year’s Eve in Paris The city is yours to explore. Walk down the ChampsÉlysées or visit one of the city’s many museums before kicking off your New Year celebrations. (B)

For Explore More optionals go to: contiki.com/paris

Day 4: Paris to London It’s time to say ‘au revoir’ to the city this morning as we say farewell & head back to London, where your tour ends upon arrival. (B)

2012 Dec 29 Jan 1

Day 2: Paris Join the group to see a different side of the city with a cruise along the River Seine. Tonight enjoy delicious French cuisine before the option of seeing

C$110 per day

Itinerary

More on this tour:

Code: WPNY Start Finish Twin Single London London C$ pp C$ pp 515

695

If you are travelling solo, we can set you up with a same sex room-mate at no extra charge. Start 8:00am & end approx. 6:30pm.

Day 1: London to Amsterdam Meet up with your Contiki Team & travel to Amsterdam. After dinner you could check out the canals & cable houses by night on a canal cruise, before visiting the famous Red Light District. (D) Day 2: Amsterdam This morning we visit a cheese farm & clog maker’s house before free time to explore the way you want. Shop, visit a museum or gallery or head to the cafes & get into the chilled local scene. (B)

Day 3: New Year’s Eve in Amsterdam Take it easy today or explore more of the sights in your own time. Tonight start the New Year celebrations right – we’ll head to a local bar for some included drinks before experiencing the street parties, pumping atmosphere & fireworks. (B) Day 4: Amsterdam to London Welcome to 2013! This morning we say farewell to the ‘Dam as we make our way back to London where your tour ends on arrival. (B)

More on this tour: For Explore More optionals go to: contiki.com/amsterdam

Code: WANY Start Finish Twin Quad London London C$ pp* C$ pp* 2012 Dec 29 Jan 1

515

440

* Prices above are twin-share or quad-share. If you are travelling solo, we can set you up with a same sex room-mate at no extra charge. Single room supplement C$180. Start 8:00am & end approx. 6:30pm.

Hogmanay

St. Patrick’s Tour

Start & end in London or Edinburgh

Start & end in London or Dublin

4 Days

3 nights twin-share hotel accommodation OR 3 nights multi-share (up to 8 people) hostel accommodation - choice of ensuite or shared facilities 3 breakfasts Tour Manager & Driver Inclusions & sightseeing as detailed

4 Days Choose Hotel or Hostel

C$569pp* C$143 per day

What’s Included: 3 nights multi-share (up to 8 people) ensuite hostel accommodation

What’s Included:

From C$399pp* C$100 per day

3 breakfasts

contiki.com/dublin

Tour Manager & Driver

Code: WWPH (Hotel)

Inclusions & sightseeing as detailed

Start London

Finish London

Total cost C$ pp*

15 Mar 2013 18 Mar 2013

Itinerary Day 1: London to Edinburgh (or meet in Edinburgh) Meet up with your Contiki Team in London before heading to Edinburgh. Or meet us there! The Scottish really know how to party & Edinburgh pulls out all the stops. We’ll take a city walking tour, then head to a local pub. Day 2: New Year’s Eve in Edinburgh Maybe sleep off the night before, then head out to explore. Stroll down the

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Royal Mile & get some pics outside (or tour) Edinburgh’s famous Castle. Tonight get ready for the world’s biggest New Year party! (B)

Itinerary

More on this tour: For Explore More optionals go to: contiki.com/hogmanay

Day 3: Edinburgh Take the day to chill. You could head to Stirling Castle & hear the legend of William Wallace of Braveheart, or simply get back out & party. (B)

Code: CCHO

Day 4: Edinburgh to London (or end Edinburgh) Your tour ends on arrival in London. Or if staying on in Edinburgh, your tour ends after breakfast. (B)

* Price above is multi-share &

Start London

Finish London

2012 Dec 30

Jan 2

Total cost C$ pp* 569

includes the coach from London. Start Edinburgh & deduct C$40. Start 6:45am in London or approx. 7:00pm in Edinburgh & end 8:00am in Edinburgh or approx. 9:00pm in London.

Day 1: London to Dublin (or meet in Dublin) Meet up with your Contiki Team this morning in London (or this afternoon in Dublin). Dublin is the ultimate place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Tonight, we hit the town & get the party started. Day 2: Dublin This morning we’ll show you the sights on our walking tour, & also visit the Guinness Storehouse, where you can try the ultimate Irish drop at the SkyBar, with its 360 degree

city views. With a free afternoon, go local & explore, or head to the popular Temple Bar district. (B) Day 3: Dublin Today is going to be epic, as you take part in Ireland’s biggest annual party. With packed streets, singing, dancing & good times all day & night, live it just like the locals! (B) Day 4: Dublin to London (or end Dublin) Chill or get some much needed sleep on the coach as your tour ends on arrival in London. Or if you’re staying on in Dublin, your tour ends after breakfast. (B)

585

above is twin-share & includes * Price the coach from London. Single room supplement of C$285. Triple-share reduction of C$45. Start in Dublin & deduct C$50. Start 8:00am London or approx. 7:00pm Dublin & end approx. 10:00am Dublin or 9:00pm London.

Code: WWPT (Hostel) Start Finish Shared Ensuite London London C$ pp* C$ pp* 15 Mar ‘13 18 Mar ‘13 399 439 above are multi-share with * Prices your choice of facilities & includes the coach from London. Start in Dublin & deduct C$50. Bring your own towel on this tour.

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For full itineraries & info on our winter tours, see our Europe Summer brochure. Or visit contiki.com for even more.

Got a question?

Answers to frequently asked questions & things you need to know: What’s included? • Coach, train, air transfers & ferry transport as specified. • Accommodation, breakfast & evening meals as detailed under ‘What’s Included’ on tour pages & the Only Contiki section. • Sightseeing as detailed on p.4 & in the itineraries on the tour pages. Unless specified, entrance fees are not included. • Experienced team as detailed on p.4 & on tour pages.

offer personal advice. Some activities are seasonal & weather dependent as well.

How do I pay? You pay on tour in cash (Euro, Swiss Francs, Great British Pounds or US Dollars only, depending on the activity).

Past traveller 5% discount

Do I need visas? Please read carefully. Depending on your nationality, you may require visas to enter certain countries included in your tour. You are fully responsible for obtaining all necessary visas prior to the departure of your tour. Contiki are not legally permitted to knowingly allow anybody who does not have a valid visa to join a tour. Consult your travel agent to determine which visas you require & how to obtain them. Schengen Visas The majority of our tours travel in countries that are covered by the Schengen Agreement which relates to visas. Citizens of many countries – eg. Australia, United States, Canada, New Zealand – can travel in the Schengen area without a visa. If you require a visa to enter the Schengen area you only need to obtain one visa which will allow you to travel in all Schengen countries Schengen visas can be issued for single entry or multiple entries. If your tour travels outside of the Schengen area at any point you will require a multiple entry visa. The tours that require multiple entry Schengen visas are listed below:

• Personal expense money. • Visas, personal insurance, medical fees. • Sightseeing, visits & entrance fees other than those specified on tour pages. • Paragliding, gondola rides, etc. • Lunches (unless specified under “What’s Included”) & some dinners. • Anything else not listed in the “What’s Included” section on itinerary pages .

Eligibility for this discount is based on clients having booked & travelled with Contiki (or one of our Travel Corporation sister brands, visit www.thetravelcorporation.com for details) within 5 years of their last tour. Clients must have completed a tour before they can redeem the discount on a subsequent tour booking. Only one discount can be redeemed per past traveller annually. A deposit must be received before the discount can be applied to the booking. It is not available on pre & post-tour accommodation rates & other selected products. The discount applies to brochured prices only & cannot be combined with any non-brochured special market promotions.

Where will I stay?

Brochure authenticity Booking Security

Time Out tours:

We have put a great deal of effort into producing this brochure. The information given & literature produced by Contiki has been compiled with care & is published in good faith (this includes contiki.com & our e-brochures). Sometimes, because of circumstances outside our control, we have to alter some activities due to seasonal closing or repairs to buildings, etc., especially early or late in the season. If this happens, alternatives will be arranged.

What’s not included?

Accommodation is in superior tourist class hotels, ships & trains. These are described on p.4 & on individual tour pages. On trains in Egypt, two people share a two-berth couchette & facilities are shared. Other train journeys are as detailed in individual itineraries. Depending on the numbers & configuration on your tour, availability of singles can sometimes be limited in some locations. On certain occasions, alternative hotels to those listed in this brochure may be used. Whilst it is our intention to use hotels of a similar standard & location, no liability can be accepted for any variation of either. Twin-share means 2 people sharing, either travelling together or as a twin-share same sex room match. Triple-share means 3 people sharing, either travelling together or as a triple-share same sex room match.

Ski & board holidays: Both our ski & board packages stay at our Contiki Special Stopover, our Austrian Gasthof. Refer to p.15 for details.

Will I get more information? Upon receipt of final payment, your tour documentation will be released 21 days prior to your departure. You’ll receive a copy of Contiki’s ‘Travellers Guide’- an information book about your holiday & Europe. You’ll also receive a comprehensive day-by-day itinerary including full details & costs of all optional activities available on your tour. Your free Contiki document wallet* & luggage tag will be sent to you with your travel documents. The wallet is a safe place for your tickets & passport. * Contiki reserves the right to substitute an alternative travel accessory for the Contiki document wallet.

Am I expected to tip on tour? Every country in the world has different tipping policies & in Europe, within service industries, tipping is common practice. Tipping is totally optional & only given if you feel the service has exceeded your expectations. Your Tour Manager will assist you with any questions about this. If you think your Contiki Team have done an exceptional job then you may wish to tip them. This is entirely discretionary – it’s completely up to you.

Online check-in It is strongly recommended that you check in to your tour prior to departure at contiki.com/checkin. Checking in will you save time on your first day of tour, give you essential know before you go information & also ensure that Contiki can contact you in the unlikely event of any changes to your trip due to matters out of our control. For more information on how to get more before & after your tour see p.5.

How much luggage can I bring?

You should be able to use debit & credit cards for most items. You’ll need to allow enough money to cover lunches, some dinners, souvenirs, shopping, drinks, optional excursions & activities, entrance fees to attractions & evening entertainment. It is advisable to start your tour with some cash in local currencies such as Euro, Swiss Franc & Great British Pounds.

On our tours, luggage is restricted to a maximum suitcase size of 29” x 20” x 10” (73cm x 50cm x 25cm) & maximum weight of 44lbs (20 kg) plus one small hand/day bag that can go on the coach with you. Contiki reserves the right to refuse to accept larger & heavier suitcases on tour. On Hogmanay, St. Patrick’s & Ski tours, you’ll need a towel which can be purchased from Contiki in London, if necessary. On Ski holidays you may bring one pair of ski boots & skis or a snowboard. Any luggage over the restricted size or amount can be stored with Contiki in London at a small charge. Baggage is carried at the owner’s risk & baggage insurance is strongly recommended.

Explore More Optional Activities

Do I need vaccinations?

How much money do I need?

When do I choose? Optionals are arranged & paid for on tour. By leaving the final decisions until then you can choose at the same time as your new friends. You’ll get great value as we get you great rates & your Tour Manager can

At the time this brochure went to press (June, 2012), no vaccinations were necessary. However, it is wise to check up-to-date information with your travel agent prior to departure. Don’t forget to bring with you any medication that you may require en route, such as antihistamines, antibiotics.

Visas for Non-Schengen Countries Some of our tours also visit countries that are not covered by the Schengen Agreement. You may require visas for countries including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Egypt & Russia. Depending on your nationality it may be possible to obtain visas for Egypt upon arrival – you should check before you depart for your tour. Important 1. Visas can take up to six weeks & a fee is normally charged. 2. Failure to obtain all necessary visas could cause you to miss part of your tour & will result in you incurring considerable expense & inconvenience. 3. It is better to apply for all visas through your travel agent before you leave home. Your travel agent will contact Contiki for full details. 4. Contiki will provide you with visa contacts from our London base at the Royal National Hotel, if necessary.

Contiki has been running tours for young people since 1962 & in all countries where Contiki operates we fully comply with local travel industry laws. All your money is held in a Trust Account until the time of travel to comply with Canadian Travel Industry Regulations. Contiki is a member of the Association of Canadian Travel Agents (ACTA), the Canadian Association of Tour Operators (CATO) and the Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO).

Travel insurance Cancellation, unexpected medical expenses, injuries, theft, lost luggage or money can significantly disrupt & ruin your holiday. Contiki very strongly recommends that you take out comprehensive insurance cover for cancellation, medical expenses, evacuation & repatriation expenses, personal accident, personal baggage, money & public liability before you travel. In some instances, you may not be accepted on a Contiki holiday unless you have arranged satisfactory insurance. You also agree to indemnify us against all third-party claims, actions, damages & remedies against us arising from your participation in your holiday. For insurance details, please speak to your travel agent or Contiki when you are booking your tour.

Contiki Holidays Travel Protection Plan PROVIDING YOU WITH “ANY REASON” CANCELLATION FLEXIBILITY AND PEACE OF MIND WHILE YOU TRAVEL: Contiki Holidays Travel Protection Plan – designed exclusively with the following: Priced at: Trips less than $2,000: $129 per person / Trips $2,000 or greater: $169 per person Note: Prices are subject to change without notice and subject to provincial sales tax, where applicable. SECTION I: TRAVEL ARRANGEMENT PROTECTION - Provided by Contiki Holidays Trip Cancellation: Up to Total Trip Cost. Reimburses the non-refundable Contiki Holidays cancellation penalties imposed if you must cancel your trip for a covered reason such as illness, injury or death to you, a travelling companion or an immediate family member. Other reasons for cancellation include Common Carrier-caused delays due to inclement weather, jury duty, subpoena, or a documented traffic accident en route to departure, and other reasons as cited in the plan description. The Contiki Holidays “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver**. With the Contiki Holidays “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver, Contiki Holidays will provide you with 100% of the cancellation charges in the form of a future travel credit certificate, should you cancel your tour more than 48 hours prior to your scheduled departure for any reason that is not eligible for cash reimbursement under the Trip Cancellation section of the Travel Protection Plan. Cancellation charges are reimbursed in the form of Contiki Holidays Travel Certificates allowing you a two year credit to travel with us at a later date! Please note that to be eligible for the “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver, you must enroll and pay for the plan within two days of your initial trip deposit. The certificate is valid for two years, is non-transferrable and non-refundable and may not be redeemed for cash. Future travel certificates do not include airfare cancellation charges for air arrangements unless those arrangements were provided by Contiki Holidays. Trip Interruption: Up to Total Trip Cost Trip Delay: Up to C$1,000 (C$150/day)

SECTION II: TRAVEL INSURANCE BENEFITS - Canadian Premier Life Insurance Company, and Legacy General Insurance Company (Baggage Protection)* Baggage Protection: Up to C$2,500 Bag Delay: Up to C$500 Medical & Dental Expenses: Up to C$1,000,000** Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation: Up to C$50,000 SECTION III: EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE SERVICES - Provided by On Call International While the above is not a complete description – a full plan description detailing the terms, conditions and exclusions will be sent to you – we have highlighted just a few of the plan benefits. If you have any Travel Protection Plan questions, or would like to request a copy of the plan description, please call our plan administrator, BerkelyCare, at 1-866-580-4871. You may also view the plan at http://ca.contiki.com/ faq#Insurance The Contiki Holidays Travel Protection Plan is provided in addition to other applicable indemnity or insurance programs, where permitted by law and shall apply only after benefits have been paid. * Section II Travel Insurance Benefits, Policy Number MZ0911064H0000A-C are underwritten by Canadian Premier Life Insurance Company, Markham, Ontario. Policy/certificate form series TAHC51000 and TAHC 52000. ** NOTE: The Medical & Dental Expense benefits of this plan are subject to a maximum benefit limit of C$30,000 for those persons who, at the time of a covered Injury or Sickness, do not have valid hospital and medical insurance under a Government Health Insurance Plan of a province or territory of Canada. This plan was designed and is administered by BerkelyCareSM.

Photography credits Photo Courtesy of Lawrence Chan p.11 Flamenco Dancers.

For more info check out contiki.com/travel-resources

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Booking conditions Once Contiki accepts your booking by confirmation thereof a contract is made between Contiki & you upon the terms & conditions set out below. OUR RESPONSIBILITIES 1. YOUR VACATION RESERVATION On receipt of your deposit, subject to availability and at our discretion, Contiki will reserve your place on your selected vacation. A contract is only made between you and us upon your booking being confirmed and accepted by us and our communication thereof to either you or your travel agent. 2. PRICE GUARANTEE Tour prices in this brochure are based on costs, charges, tariffs, rates, prices, taxes, levies and exchange rates as of 22nd May, 2012. Should any of these costs change, a surcharge may be made on the price of your vacation. If the total tour price increases by more than 7%, passengers will have the right to cancel within 7 days of notification of the surcharge without penalty. No surcharges in respect of cost or currency fluctuations will be made once payment has been received. The guarantee excludes fuel surcharges and does not apply to any taxes, charges or levies imposed by any government or their agencies. In exchange for these guarantees, no refund will be made if costs are reduced. Prices are per person and are in Canadian Dollars unless otherwise specified. 3. IF WE CANCEL OR CHANGE YOUR VACATION 3.1 Contiki reserves the right to change or cancel your booking in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. 3.2 Should change or cancellation prove necessary we will give you reasonable notice thereof, in the circumstances, and where available, offer you a comparable alternative. 3.3 If an alternative is not available or acceptable you will be entitled to either a full refund of monies paid by you to us or transfer to another Contiki vacation without payment of any transfer fee. 3.4 If the change or cancellation is due to force majeure (i.e. circumstances like political unrest, war or threat of war, riots, civil strife, closure of airports or ports, industrial disputes, terrorist activity, natural and nuclear disasters, fire, epidemic or health risk, Acts of God, adverse weather conditions or other similar events beyond Contiki’s control) we will give a full refund of any monies paid to us less reasonable expenses incurred by us in respect of your booking. 3.5 Contiki is not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations or rescheduling of any tour departure. 4. VACATION DETAILS AND CONDITIONS 4.1 The information in our brochure is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of going to print (June, 2012) but we cannot guarantee that any item or amenity mentioned will be available especially where we have no direct control over it. 4.2 With respect to our touring program, Contiki will do our best, at our discretion, to select accommodation, sightseeing tours and transportation to give you good value for money. 4.3 Contiki constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary, we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. Contiki is not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations. 5. LIABILITY 5.1 Your travel agent shall, on the receipt of any monies, hold such monies for you until the booking is confirmed at which time those monies shall be remitted promptly by your travel agent to us. All such monies received by us will be deposited as required by law. 5.2 We will be entitled to keep for our account any interest earned on such monies. 5.3 All monies paid by you to us through your travel agent or otherwise, whether in respect of the deposit or full payment, may be disbursed by us as and when we see fit, in respect of the services to be provided and/or fees payable under your selected vacation. The payment of a deposit or any other monies in respect of your vacation shall be deemed to be an authorization for disbursement thereof as aforesaid.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES 1. BOOKING YOUR VACATION 1.1 In order to reserve your vacation, a deposit of C$200, per person per tour, or the full amount payable if booking is made within 45 days of departure from Canada, must be submitted to Contiki within 3 days in respect of that vacation. This payment is in addition to any deposit required by your travel agent. The deposit is accepted as a first installment of the vacation price by Contiki only once the booking has been confirmed in writing by Contiki or your travel agent. Any form of payment is accepted for the initial deposit of C$200 per person. 1.2 Your land reservation will be confirmed on receipt of a non refundable deposit of C$200 per person, per tour which must be within 3 days of booking or the reservation will automatically be cancelled. 1.3 Any special meal requirements will be made on a request basis only. Contiki cannot guarantee special meal requests nor will it assume any responsibility or liability if clients’ special meal requirements are not fulfilled. 1.4 Travel documents and instructions for joining your tour will be sent to you approximately 21 days before departure (provided full payment has been received). If final payment is not received when due, costs to courier documents will be the responsibility of the Travel Agent. Please note that entry to another country may be refused even if the required information and travel documents are complete. 2. PAYING THE BALANCE 2.1 The balance of the vacation price must be paid by no later than 45 days before the scheduled vacation departure date from Canada which shall be by the due date stated on the confirmation issued to you by Contiki. 2.2 If payment isn’t made by the due date, Contiki may assume that you have cancelled and cancellation charges in accordance with clause 3 below will be levied by Contiki. 2.3 Tickets and other documents won’t be forwarded until full payment has been received by us. Travel agency cheques must be received within 7 business days from the date payment is called in. 2.4 In the case of Late Bookings made within 45 days of your departure from Canada, the full cost of the vacation will be payable immediately on booking and we reserve the right to provide all travel

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documents at the vacation departure point. 2.5 Contiki reserves the right to cancel the booking and apply cancellation charges should payments not be received within the above specified periods. 2.6 Your authorization to use your Credit Card number for deposit and/or final payment indicates your compliance with our booking conditions, whether or not you have actually signed the appropriate draft. Verbal authorization of the use of your Credit Card confirms your reservation. MasterCard, Visa and American Express are accepted. Credit Card payments are not accepted for group bookings. A signed sales draft is required. If you wish to change a credit card payment after it has been processed, change fees will apply. For security purposes, we are required to collect passengers’ credit card billing address as well as the passengers 3-digit CVC2 code (MasterCard) or 3-digit CVV2 code (Visa) or 4-digit CID code (American Express). 3. IF YOU CANCEL 3.1 If you cancel, your deposit will not be refunded nor can it be credited to any other booking. 3.2 Upon cancellation you will be liable to pay a fee to cover the estimate of cost and expenses incurred by us in the terms of the schedule set out hereunder. This is expressed as a percentage of the vacation price and is calculated as follows: PERIOD OF NOTICE CANCELLATION FEE Number of days prior to as % of tour commencement total price 45 days or more notice The non-refundable deposit plus the Travel Protection Plan’s insurance premium is forfeited 44-22 days: 25% 21-8 days: 30% 7-1 days: 50% Day of departure: 100% Where the percentage cancellation fee is less than the tour deposit, the cancellation fee will equal loss of deposit. If the reason for cancellation falls within the terms of any vacation insurance policy which you hold, then any such charges may, subject to the terms of your insurance policy, be refunded to you by the insurance company. 3.3 Any cancellation of additional services booked prior to and after your tour or resort booking, such as pre and post accommodation and transfers, that are cancelled within 14 days of the commencement date of these services, incur a 100% cancellation fee. 3.4 These cancellation fees are in addition to any cancellation fees that may be levied by your Travel Agent. 3.5 If flight changes are requested after the deposit has been received, or if flights are cancelled after tickets are issued, revision fees, change fees or Airline cancellation fees will be applicable and will be in addition to the above cancellation charges. In some cases, airline tickets are 100% non refundable. 4. IF YOU CHANGE YOUR BOOKING 4.1 If after your booking has been confirmed, you wish to change to an alternate departure date or you wish to change to a different Contiki vacation, you may do so subject to availability and provided the new vacation date is also in this brochure. 4.2 A fee of C$35 per person will be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed unless the change increases the value of the booking. A change of tour date or tour itinerary within 45 days of departure date will be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply except when the change is to an earlier tour departure of equivalent or greater value in which case a C$35 per person amendment fee will be charged. 5. VACATION DETAILS AND CONDITIONS 5.1 Please read the brochure carefully for those items included in the price. No allowance or refund can be made for meals, accommodation, excursions, etc. that you elect not to take, or when museums, shops, etc are closed. Hotel facilities may vary from place to place. Meals may vary in style, while Contiki Holiday’s tour manager and staff will do our best to accommodate passengers with special dietary needs or food allergies or restrictions, we cannot guarantee that all restaurants, accommodations or hotels will be able to adhere their special requests or meet their needs. 5.2 Contiki holidays are specifically designed and marketed for those in the 18 through 35 age group. Consequently the facilities and activities on a Contiki vacation are not appropriate to persons outside this age bracket. If you have a question regarding the age groups, you are welcome to discuss this with a member of the Contiki staff. 5.3 The Company strives to provide a safe, enjoyable and memorable travel experience for all passengers. The Company welcomes passengers with special needs or disabilities. However, please note the following: • Passengers are required to advise the Company, in advance, of any physical, medical or other special needs that require accommodation. • All guests must ensure they are medically and physically fit for travel. The Company may impose safety requirements necessary for the safe operation of the tour. The Company may also exclude an individual from participating in a tour or an activity if that individual’s participation poses a direct threat to health or safety. • The Company does not provide personal devices (such as wheelchairs, hearing aids or prescription eye glasses) or services of a personal nature (such as pushing a wheelchair or assistance in eating, assisting with luggage, toileting or dressing,). A companion capable of providing such assistance must accompany any passenger who requires services of a personal nature. • The Company does not employ medical personnel. Any necessary medical attention will be provided by a local facility at the passenger’s expense. The Company is not responsible or liable for any losses or costs incurred as a result of medical services obtained while on tour, or for the quality of the care or services received. • Passengers should be aware some tours include rough terrain, extensive walking over cobblestone streets, uneven pavement, steps and locations & overnight accommodations which may not be easily accessible or accessible by wheelchair. During the tour, the Company may make arrangements with carriers, hotels and other independent suppliers to provide travel services. These parties are independent entities over which the Company has no control.

Accommodations on international tours may differ from those in North America. The Company cannot guarantee disability access or accommodations for passengers traveling on international tours. • Passengers are required to carry their own luggage to the coach and also to their rooms, there may be times passengers are required to carry their luggage far distances & up many flights of stairs with no assistance. • The Company may, in its sole discretion, decline the booking of any passenger or remove any passenger who cannot comply or refuses to comply with the Company’s terms and conditions. The Company is not responsible for any costs incurred in the event a passenger is removed from a tour. Passengers agree not to hold the Company or any of its related entities liable for any actions taken under these terms and conditions. 5.4 You are responsible for all travel arrangements and costs to/from the point of commencement/conclusion of the vacation. 5.5 There may be times when the Contiki Tour Manager or Representative has to make a decision in your best interest or the best interests of their group. You agree to comply with the authority and decisions of the appointed Contiki Tour Manager or Representative and the laws of the country in which you are traveling. If you do not so comply or if, in the Contiki Tour Manager’s or Representative’s opinion, you are not compatible with the general enjoyment and well being of other members on the tour or the smooth operation of the vacation itself, we reserve the right to refuse to let you continue with the tour. We do not tolerate the possession or carriage of illegal or restricted substances (drugs). Furthermore you agree that your fellow travellers and any Contiki Representative has the right to travel/work in a safe environment. Any threats to their safety, well being or inappropriate behavior by you, whether verbal or physical, will be taken extremely seriously and may result in the immediate termination of your vacation. In either event, you will be responsible for your own repatriation and related costs and have no claims against us. 5.5.1 You are responsible for any costs incurred as a result of damage or excess cleaning fees related to your accommodation. You are advised to immediately report any pre-existing damage in your room to hotel staff and/or a Contiki Tour Manager as soon as it is discovered. 5.6 Where the passenger occupies a motorcoach seat fitted with a safety belt, neither the operator or service providers, agents or co-operating organizations shall be liable for any illness, injury or death or any loss or damages or claims whatsoever arising from any accident or incident, if the safety belt is not being worn at the time of the accident or incident. 5.7 It is your responsibility to have a valid passport and all visas, permits and certificates required for your selected holiday before your departure as well as any necessary vaccinations and to comply with all applicable laws. Contiki is not responsible for any costs incurred as a result of failing to obtain necessary visas. Any costs whatsoever regarding obtaining, replacing or changing visas whilst on tour (including accommodation, meals, flights and transfers incurred due to associated delays) are at your own expense 5.8 You agree that our Contiki Tour Managers or Representatives may take photographs and films of you while you are on vacation and that these may be used in our Group brochures and/or advertising or publicity material without obtaining any further consent or payment in respect of such photographs and/or films. 5.9 Should you have a complaint in respect of the vacation, you should inform the Contiki Tour Manager or Representative during the course of the vacation and if the matter cannot be resolved after the representative’s best endeavours to do so during the vacation, your complaint should be made in writing to Contiki as soon as is reasonably possible after the vacation but within 42 days thereof so that your complaint can be investigated. Any claims made after the 42 day period will not be considered by Contiki. If you choose to write to Contiki via the Internet, please provide your home address so that we are able to reply to you in writing. 5.10 The contract and all matters arising in respect hereof shall be subject to English Law, unless we agree otherwise in writing. 5.10.1 If any provision of this contract is held invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, that provision shall be deemed to be re-written to give effect to the same purpose within the permitted limits of the law. The validity and enforceability of the other provisions shall not be affected. 5.10.2 If you are unsuccessful in any legal action instituted against us, you agree to pay all our costs, including but not limited to, attorney/ client costs. 6. INSURANCE Contiki very strongly recommends that you take out comprehensive insurance coverage for cancellation, personal injury, death, medical expenses, repatriation expenses and evacuation expenses before you travel on a Contiki holiday. We strongly recommend your insurance also covers cancellation, personal liability and loss of personal property. Please check that the insurance covers all of the activities that you are going to be participating in. Some policies exclude certain adventure activities. This should be arranged at the time of payment of the deposit and will, in certain circumstances, cover you against loss of deposit or cancellation fees from the date of confirmation of your booking, as shown in the insurance policy. Contiki cannot be held responsible for your failure to take out appropriate insurance. You also agree to indemnify us against all third-party claims, actions, damages and remedies which may be brought against us in respect of your participation in the holiday. Contiki offers a comprehensive package that can be tailor made to your vacation. A brief description of this coverage is shown on p.18. The complete limitations and exclusions are contained in the certificate of insurance sent to you with your final documents. Please ask your Travel Agent to ask Contiki when making your booking. Please note there will be no travel insurance provided unless you request it from your Travel Agent and the payment is forwarded to Contiki. 7. ILLNESS OR ABSENTEEISM In the event of your withdrawal from a vacation after the commencement as a result of illness, you must obtain a medical certificate in support of any insurance claim. No refunds will be made for any absence from the tour.

8. WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED IN THE VACATION PRICE Airfares to and from your vacation destination, airport taxes, airport transfers, passport and visa fees, insurance, laundry, phone calls, beverages, meals not detailed in the itinerary, special needs and services required by handicapped clients (see 5.3 under Vacation Details & Conditions), tips to tour managers, representatives, drivers and local guides, items of a personal nature, excess baggage, optional excursions. For tours that operate within Canada, Goods & Services Tax (GST) or Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) will be added to the tour cost. 9. WEATHER CONDITIONS Under no circumstances can we be held responsible for snow or weather conditions, nor can any vacation be cancelled or amended by you at any time on the basis of snow or weather conditions.

GENERAL 1. CONTRACTING PARTIES 1.1 The Booking Conditions detailed herein contain the entire contract between you and Contiki. No representation, term, warranty or condition can be expressed or implied by reference to any other writing, advertisement or conversation. This contract may only be varied in writing by a duly authorized officer or director of Contiki. 1.2 Your contract is with us as the tour operating company and not Contiki Holidays (Canada) Limited. At any time and at our complete discretion we may nominate to you in writing any other company or person to have the benefit of some or all of those provisions of this contract, which we may then specify, as if you had agreed the provisions concerned directly with that company or person in the first place as well as agreeing them with us. We may at our complete discretion assign all or any rights and liabilities arising under or by virtue of this or any other contract with you. 1.3 Transportation companies, airlines etc. are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time passengers are not on board planes, transportation or conveyances. We rely on international conventions, national and international law, which may apply to the services provided by us, our suppliers or agents with respect to any claim of any nature brought by you against us as a result of the provision of those services. International conventions which apply may include: Warsaw Convention 1929, (as amended by Hague Protocol & Montreal Protocol) in relation to air travel, or Montreal Convention; the Berne Convention for rail travel; Athens Convention 1974 for carriage by sea; the Geneva Convention for carriage by road & the Paris Convention 1962 for Hotels. We are to be regarded as having all benefit of these conventions on limiting our liability in relation to any claim for death, injury, loss, damage & delay to passengers & luggage. Enrolment in & payment for a tour shall constitute agreement & acceptance by the passenger of the terms & conditions set forth in this brochure which cannot be varied except in writing by an officer of the Company. 1.4 Contiki is not a carrier or hotelier nor does it own aircraft, hotels or coaches. All bookings with carriers, hoteliers and other service providers are subject to the terms and conditions and limitations of liability imposed by those carriers, hoteliers, and other service providers. Please note that some of these limit or exclude liability in respect of death, personal injury, delay and loss or damage to baggage. Whilst we cannot accept any responsibility for any loss as a result of such actions or as a result of any act or omission of any such third-parties, we will give every reasonable assistance in helping to resolve any reasonable dispute. Please also note that Contiki cannot be held responsible for the failure of any of these parties to provide facilities or services for handicapped clients (see also 5.3 under Vacation Details & Conditions). 1.5 Please note that no airline or carrier depicted or recommended in this brochure by virtue of their endorsement of this brochure represent themselves either as contracting with any purchaser of a vacation from Contiki or as having any other legal relationship with any such purchaser. 1.6 Every effort is made to ensure brochure accuracy at the time of going to print, however Contiki cannot be held responsible for printing or typographical errors, or errors arising from unforeseen circumstances. 2. DATA PROTECTION STATEMENT In order to process your tour booking, Contiki Holidays will need to use personal information for you and other passengers included in your booking. This personal information may include each passenger’s name, address, phone number, email address, passport number, credit/debit card number and sensitive information such as health, medical, dietary, mobility, religious or other special requirements. This personal information may be passed on to other suppliers of your travel arrangements in addition to public authorities (such as customs and immigration), security and credit checking organizations, and otherwise as required by law. Similarly, we may also need to provide personal information to contractors who provide services to or for us (e.g., sending mail, processing payments, providing marketing assistance). This may involve sending personal information (including sensitive information) to other countries that may not afford the same level of protection of personal information. We may also use the personal information you provide us to review and improve the tours and services that we offer, and to contact you (by post, email and/or telephone) about other tours and services offered by Contiki Holidays that you may be interested in. If you don’t want to receive this information, or if you want a copy of the personal information we hold about you, write to us at Contiki Holidays, Attn: Marketing Department, 33 Kern Road, Toronto Ontario, Canada, M3B 1S9. Contiki Holidays may charge a fee for supplying you with this information as permitted by law. 3. VALIDITY The programmes advertised in this brochure are valid from October 2012 to March 2013. 4. OPERATING COMPANIES The programmes advertised in this brochure are operated by Contiki Holidays Limited, Picquet House, Guernsey, Channel Islands, with the exception of the England & Scotland tours described on p.9, the 3 & 5 day London Explorer packages described on p.16, Hogmanay & St Patrick’s Tour described on p.17 all of which are operated by Contiki Travel (UK) Ltd. This brochure was published in June 2012 and supersedes any other current brochure in the market.

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Keep going with Contiki > Europe Summer

Australia & Asia New Zealand

Latin America

USA & Canada

Keep Going with Contiki Contiki Holidays and our travel agent partners can offer you excellent prices on scheduled flights on some of the world’s top airlines. Combining this with Contiki’s sweet deals means you can see more for less. Take advantage of our exceptional multi-tour savings, early payment discounts, past passenger discounts and great flight deals and keep exploring. Heading to Australia or New Zealand? Book your air ticket and stop off on one of our Asia or Latin America trips on the way. Want to try North America? Take one of our awesome American or Canadian tours to break the journey. Speak to your travel agent or Contiki Specialist for ways to see more with Contiki.

How to book

Call Contiki or visit your travel agent Contiki Holidays (Australia) Pty Ltd 33 Kern Road, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3B 1S9. Tel: (416) 932 9377 Web: contiki.com

• Your travel agent will confirm by phone with the local Contiki office that there’s space on the tour you’ve chosen. At the same time, your travel agent can book your hotel accommodation before and/or after your tour. • At the time of booking, you must pay to your travel agent a non-refundable deposit of C$200 per person per tour which must be sent to Contiki within 3 days. This payment is in addition to any deposit required by your travel agent.

Call our Contiki experts at our Sales Center 6 days a week.

• Once your deposit has been received, Contiki will send your travel agent confirmation of the details of the booking.

Sales Center hours: Mon-Fri 9am-8pm (EST) and Sat 10am-4pm (EST) Tel: 1 800 268 1835 (416) 932 9449 Fax: 1 877 782 6311 (416) 932 1147 TICO Registration: Wholesale #2058256 Retail #2759979

• You must pay the balance of your holiday fare to Contiki through your travel agent not less than 45 days before the departure, or at the time of booking if less than 45 days before departure. • We will then send to your travel agent your travel vouchers and detailed information about your holiday. Travel Agents can also book online at contiki.com.

IMPORTANT: By paying the C$200 deposit per person per tour to your travel agent, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the Booking Conditions as set out on p.19, which make up the contract between you and Contiki.

Groups & special interest tours Whether you’re looking to organize a group tour to Europe, Egypt, North America, Asia, Australia or New Zealand then please have a look at the huge range of tours in our brochure. It is more than likely that at least one of our itineraries will fit perfectly. If you’re looking for something completely different for your school, university or club then just ask. We’ve been designing and operating outstanding special tours for years. Visit: groups@contiki.ca Tel: 1 877 262 8503 DRIVEN BY SERVICE

Contiki Holidays is a member of the family-owned The Travel Corporation and is renowned and trusted for its outstanding quality, service, value, reliability and financial stability.

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Contiki loves the planet Please don’t throw me away. You can help the planet by recycling this brochure when you’re done. Either pass it on to a friend to read, or pop it in your recycling collection. Easy.

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Contiki is represented in Australia, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom and USA. Contiki is a registered trademark of Contiki Tours International Ltd, Guernsey. © Copyright 2012. All rights reserved. Printed in the USA. Contiki provides you with holidays & experiences of a lifetime.

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