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ULTIMATE

Family Vacations Creating memories that last a lifetime


Dear Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Did you know that, by age four, a child’s brain is more than twice as active as an adult’s? And it keeps firing at that pace until the late teens! Thankfully, family vacations offer the perfect balance of stimulation for young brains and relaxation for the rest of us. Inside, you’ll find great deals on our favorite family getaways as well as opportunities to visit cool new ports, explore new places, and attend exclusive events – all with family-friendly benefits: • Roomy suites, connecting rooms, healthy dining options; • Age-appropriate kids clubs and adults-only escapes; • Cultural immersions and gregarious, kid-savvy guides; • Budget-conscious values and exclusive family savings. Plus, the awesome added value of Ensemble® Exclusives, including resort and shipboard credits, bonus discounts, free dinners, and high-value gifts. Call us today! Your Travel Agency Call us today at 1-800-000-0000

A MORE MEANINGFUL EXPERIENCE

Through our membership in Ensemble Travel® Group, we can take you places beyond your imagination, with the added courtesies and preferential treatment you deserve as a favored client.

ENSEMBLE ® EXCLUSIVES

All of the family getaways included in this brochure feature complimentary amenities and added values – our gift to you. Enjoy!


TRAVEL from Savvy Specialists

Sure. We’ve all got a few tricks up our sleeves for keeping kids occupied during plane flights and creating well-timed diversions to avoid public meltdowns. But, with years of experience sending families on vacation all over the world, Ensemble TravelŽ Group-member agents are the ultimate source for family travel tips. Want to know their secrets? Look inside for practical packing ideas, the hottest travel apps, social media tips, time-saving tech gadgets, people pleasers, and more.

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Looking for a

Different Family Vacation this Year?

Check out these Winter Hot Spots that should please Kids — and their Parents!

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ention “vacation” to any busy parent and immediately images of tropical drinks under the palms and strolls along an exquisite beach come to mind. But throw kids into the mix and chances are that offspring have other ideas — action-packed pursuits, other kids to share the fun, goose-bump excitement and swimming options far superior to grandma’s condo pool. Just in time for vacation planning, here are a few hot-spot sunny destinations that should please all ages with exciting activities, nature explorations, history and more. Bonus: at day’s end kids may be so tired out that mom and dad just might be able to enjoy those fruity cocktails or romantic strolls along a moonlit beach.


Cayman Islands:

Marvelous Marine Life

The Cayman Islands, especially Grand Cayman, makes a terrific place for an all-ages holiday. Families will discover unique attractions, a peaceful atmosphere and calm sands like famous Seven Mile Beach. Encounter colorful marine life while snorkeling just offshore. At the Cayman Turtle Farm, a 23-acre adventure marine park, hold tiny turtles and admire 600-pound monsters, splash in the largest swimming pool on the island or come noseto-nose with sharks through aquarium windows. Take a drive to beautiful Rum Point Beach with its fringed Casuarina trees. Rent a kayak and paddle through schools of orange and purple fish. For underwater excitement, book a catamaran trip to snorkel with friendly sea turtles, or book seats on the Atlantis II Deep Dive Submarine. A Night Dive offers a completely different underwater perspective. Then, as a final flourish, take your little darlings to the tiny village of Hell, where you can mail an old-fashioned postcard back home amidst devilishly-themed buildings. Guaranteed, the kids will have a lot to write about!

Barbados:

Friendly Natural Delights

Touring this friendly island, the largest of the Caribbean, families might feel as if they had entered the pages of a Dr. Seuss book. Travel from sea level to the high hills of the Scotland District, to encounter all sorts of curious wildlife — furry pelicans, funny mongoose scurrying through the undergrowth, silver flying fish actually ‘flying’ over your boat — and Barbados Blackbelly sheep that look more like goats. It’s worth it to book a car and driver to really see this beautiful island. At the Animal Flower Cave, step down into the watery cave to see colorful sea anemones and tiny octopus-like sea creatures that open and close in your hands. Then take a catamaran trip to the island’s west coast and swim with the green sea turtles.

The island’s fascinations extend underground too! At Harrison’s Cave, Barbados’s most popular natural attraction, journey aboard an electric tram past bubbling subterranean streams, under huge dripping stalactites and up to a large limestone cavern featuring a 39-foot waterfall. A big hit with everyone. For more information, please contact our agency. 3


CLUB MED

Take your sport to a whole new level The ultimate getaway for active families, Club Med’s all-inclusive Sandpiper Bay Resort in Florida features state-of-the-art sports equipment and exceptional Club Med Academy instruction in flying trapeze, tennis, fitness, golf, and beach volleyball. Play basketball, football, and water polo. Go sailing. Do a Club Med GymŽ workout, aqua fitness classes, paddle boarding, and more! Refuel with a variety of healthy dining options and well-earned massages at Club Med Spa. Age-specific kids clubs ensure everyone gets in on the action.

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Reboot your brains by unplugging for a few days. After the plane lands, power down your devices and take time to revel in the physical world.


Ensemble® Exclusive Receive a $50 resort credit per booking.

BOOK BY DEC 15, 2016!

HIGHLIGHTS of Club Med® ALL INCLUSIVE – Stress-free travel SPORTS GALORE – Top-tier equipment and instruction included CLUB MED GO®S – Ensuring the

happiness of every guest and expert care for children GOURMET DINING – Premium drinks and specialties by international chefs LIVE MUSIC, PARTIES, SHOWS CLUB MED Sandpiper Bay, Florida

3 nights from $799 per person, including airfare from NYC & transfers, club room Travel: Jan 1 - Feb 28, 2017

EXTENSIVE KIDS’ PROGRAMS – Club Med Baby Welcome, Petit Club Med*, Mini Club Med, Club Med Passworld® for teens, and more

WEB ID: EV1295

CALL US NOW to book your family getaway! Or VISIT OUR WEBSITE for more offers!

Over 65 all-inclusive resorts worldwide

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THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS

#LetHawaiiHappen

Get the skinny on Hawai‘i’s coolest places with a GPS-based smartphone app like Shaka Guide or Gypsy Guide.

Six Hawaiian Islands. Six unique experiences. From crystal blue waters to black sand beaches, Hawai‘i’s iconic locations will fill any bucket list. But there’s more to Hawai‘i than what you’ve heard about. Take a moment. Wander from the suggested route. Stumble upon food that locals love. Experience a culture full of welcoming aloha. You won’t need a roadmap to find your most memorable moments. Get inspired at #LetHawaiiHappen. O‘ahu 6


HILTON WAIKOLOA VILLAGE

HIGHLIGHTS of the Hawaiian Islands

5 nights from $729 per person, ocean tower resort view room Travel: Jan 4 - Apr 18, 2017

HELICOPTER RIDES – See Hawai‘i’s

WEB ID: EV1296

beauty from way up high in the sky AWESOME VOLCANOES –

Hike through a rainforest to see an active volcano SNORKELING – Explore coral reefs with manta rays, turtles, and more!

Ensemble® Exclusive Save $100 per booking off price shown.

BOOK BY DEC 15, 2016! AULANI, A DISNEY RESORT & SPA

NIGHTLY LU‘AU – Enjoy a

traditional feast with hula + fire dancing shows SACRED SITES – Visit ‘Iolani Palace, the birthplace of King Kamehameha I, WWII memorials, and more

5 nights from $1,139 per person, island gardens view room Travel: Jan 2 - Mar 12, 2017 WEB ID: EV1297 CALL US NOW to book your family getaway! Or VISIT OUR WEBSITE for more offers! 7


ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTERNATIONAL ®

Sand in your toes, sun on your nose

Swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing galore! Set sail from Florida’s Space Coast for the Bahamian island of Nassau, where you can frolic on white sand beaches, snorkel Rainbow Reef, and revel in pirate lore. Ride the tramway to Paradise Point on sundrenched St. Thomas. Then compete as a family in The Race adventure excursion on the island of St. Maarten. Between ports, the fun never ends with rock climbing, zip lining, poolside games, karaoke nights, theme parties, teen-only hangouts, kids programs, and more. 8

Once you’re all aboard the ship, agree on a family meeting spot where you can regroup or find each other if you get separated.


HIGHLIGHTS of Royal Caribbean International®

EASTERN CARIBBEAN TM

7 nights aboard Oasis of the Seas from $999 per person, balcony stateroom Departure: May 7 - 14, 2017

ROYAL SUITE CLASS

Ports of Call: Orlando, Nassau, Charlotte Amalie, Philipsburg, Orlando

ADVENTURE OCEAN® PROGRAMS

WEB ID: EV1298

DREAMWORKS® EXPERIENCE

Ensemble Exclusive ®

Receive a Johnny Rockets experience for up to 4 guests.

BOOK BY DEC 31, 2016!

RIPCORD BY iFLY SKY SIMULATOR SEAPLEX WITH CIRCUS SCHOOL AQUATHEATER & ICE SHOWS FLOWRIDER® SURF SIMULATOR MINI-GOLF & ROCK CLIMBING ADULTS-ONLY SOLARIUM MY FAMILY TIME DININGSM

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DISNEY CRUISE LINE

Disney does it again … and again!

With a big blue ocean and four amazing theme parks to explore, this could be your dreamiest family vacation ever! Set sail from Port Canaveral for Nassau, Bahamas and Disney Castaway Cay. Swim and play to your hearts’ delight. See hit shows like Toy Story, Frozen, or Tangled. Get gussied up at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique. And have a blast at dazzling deck parties. Back on shore, zoom over to Walt Disney World® Resort for more fun in the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, or Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

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Give yourself special powers with the Disney Cruise Line Navigator app, which puts menus and activity schedules right at your fingertips.


THE ULTIMATE LAND & SEA

HIGHLIGHTS of Disney Cruise Line

FAMILY VACATION

3 or 4 nights aboard Disney Wonder or Disney Dream from <<$TBD>> per person, <<TBD>> stateroom Departures: Jan 4 - Apr 28, 2017

DISNEY CASTAWAY CAY –

A private paradise with water sports, stingray experiences & Serenity Bay Beach

Ports of Call: Port Canaveral, Nassau, Disney Castaway Cay, Port Canaveral

ADULTS ONLY SPOTS – Enjoy the Quiet Cove Pool, chic nightclubs, and romantic dinners for two

WEB ID: EV1299

JUST FOR KIDS – Fun & fanciful

activities, live shows, and Disney Character greetings

Ensemble® Exclusive TBD.

YOUTH CLUBS – Disney’s Oceaneer Club, Oceaneer Lab, D Lounge, Edge, Vibe & more!

BOOK BY TBD!

*As to Disney artwork, logos, and properties: ©Disney Ships’ Registry: The Bahamas

CALL US NOW to book your family getaway! Or VISIT OUR WEBSITE for more offers! 11


HOLLAND AMERICA LINE

Go where you’ve never Caribbean Don’t forget your reef shoes. Action-packed kayaking and rafting adventures are more fun if you’re not worried about losing your favorite flip flops.

Dip into your favorite Caribbean hotspots en route to new ports in Honduras, Guatemala or along the Dominican Republic’s unspoiled Amber Coast. Venture into lush rainforests in search of hidden waterfalls. Commune with colorful tropical birds. Embark on amazing eco-adventures. Even share a cultural exchange with local villagers! On board, adults can find tranquility in the Greenhouse Spa while kids are captivated by enriching activities at Club HAL and The Loft for Teens. 12


WESTERN CARIBBEAN

HIGHLIGHTS of Holland America Line

7 days aboard ms Oosterdam from $919 per person, ocean view stateroom Departure: Mar 10 - 17, 2017

CLUB HAL® KIDS – Treasure hunts,

storytelling, pajama parties, art

Ports of Call: Tampa, Cozumel, Mahogany Bay, Santo Tomas de Castilla, Costa Maya, Tampa WEB ID: EV1300

TROPICAL CARIBBEAN

7 days aboard ms Eurodam from $919 per person, ocean view stateroom Departure: Mar 25 - Apr 1, 2017

Ensemble® Exclusive Receive up to $50 onboard credit per stateroom.

BOOK NOW!

Ports of Call: Fort Lauderdale, Key West, Amber Cove, Grand Turk, Half Moon Cay, Fort Lauderdale WEB ID: EV1301

CLUB HAL® TWEENS – Relay races, Xbox tournaments, karaoke, more THE LOFT FOR TEENS – Sports, tech classes, exclusive night club EXPLORE THE CULINARY ARTS –

Cooking workshops for all ages

AS YOU WISH® DINING – From casual poolside lunches to special evenings at Le CIrque A WORLD OF ENTERTAINMENT –

Array of live entertainment, featuring accomplished singers, dancers and musicians from around the world

CALL US NOW to book your family getaway! Or VISIT OUR WEBSITE for more offers! 13


PRINCESS CRUISES

You had me at sled dog puppies â&#x20AC;Ś

Have a whale of a time exploring the rustic Alaskan frontier ports of Juneau, Skagway, and Ketchikan. Take the kids salmon fishing, hike to a glacier, glide along zip lines over the forest canopy, pan for gold, and cuddle some adorable sled dog puppies. Between ports, North to Alaska brings local personalities, culture, and cuisine on board. Kids can participate in the Jr. Ranger program, hear Tales From the Wild, meet the first female Iditarod champion, and learn what life is like for real Alaskan lumberjacks. 14

Keep your devices ready for action with a USB battery charger for your pocket and a multi-outlet USB plug or power strip for your room.


Ensemble® Exclusive Receive an onboard credit of up to $60 per stateroom.

BOOK NOW!

HIGHLIGHTS of Princess Cruises MAGIC TO DO, DECK PARTIES, MOVIES UNDER THE STARS YOUTH CENTERS – Build a rocket,

space shuttle, or planet rover! TEEN LOUNGES – Cool classes, late-night events, sports, more DISCOVER AT SEA – MythBusters, Animal Planet, Deadliest Catch ALASKA’S INSIDE PASSAGE

10 days aboard Grand Princess® from $2,349 per person, balcony stateroom Select departures: May 18 - Sep 5, 2017 Ports of Call: San Francisco, Juneau, Skagway, scenic cruising Glacier Bay National Park, Ketchikan, Victoria, San Francisco

GREEN SCREEN – Step into scenes from Finding Bigfoot & Shark Week! THE VOICE OF THE OCEAN –

Do you have what it takes to win?

WEB ID: EV1302

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CIE TOURS

Irish I were in Ireland … Get creative! Post photos and videos to social media with the hashtag #mycietour. They could be featured on the CIE website!

Oh, the fun you’ll have as a family on this fully inclusive, expertly guided romp through the ever enchanting Emerald Isle. Share laughter and learn about Irish culture as you visit Blarney Castle, kiss the “Stone of Eloquence,” and shop the Blarney Woollen Mills. Ride the ferry across the River Shannon and drive the Ring of Kerry to see sheepdogs work their magic. Stop into the Merry Ploughboy Pub for food, Irish songs, and step-dancing. And share a medieval feast in the great hall of Bunratty Castle before spending the night in the castle hotel! 16


2017 TASTE OF IRELAND TOUR

HIGHLIGHTS of CIE Tours

5, 6, or 7 days from $718 per person, superior & first class hotels Travel: Feb - Dec, 2017

FULLY INCLUSIVE – Includes

Sample Itinerary: Dublin, Killarney, Bunratty

PROFESSIONAL DRIVER/GUIDE – Locally employed, provide insights, commentary and more

WEB ID: EV1303

Ensemble® Exclusive Save $50 per person (reflected in price shown).

BOOK BY DEC 31, 2016!

sightseeing, visits & admissions and most meals

SIGHTSEEING BY LUXURY COACH

– Enjoy a state of the art coach that includes free wifi

FULL BREAKFAST – Included daily TOUR DOCUMENTS – Receive

your tour itinerary, documents, backpack & ticket wallet prior to departure

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NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE

Freestyle your way through Europe Go Euro with an action-packed cruise to the hippest cities on the Baltic Sea. Ride the rollercoaster in Denmark’s Tivoli Gardens, peruse Russian art collections in St. Petersburg, see the Vasa sailing ship in Stockholm. Or give your crew an awesome dose of art history on a Mediterranean cruise from Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia and Michelangelo’s David to the chic cafés of Cannes and idyllic Provence. On board, enjoy freedom and flexibility, Illusionarium shows, The Waterfront promenade, five water slides, and more. 18

Once you board, be sure to register your kids and teens for NCL’s complimentary youth programs.


WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN

7 days aboard Norwegian Epic from $1,244 per person, balcony stateroom Select departures: Apr 23 - Oct 1, 2017 Ports of Call: Barcelona, Naples, Rome, Florence/Pisa, Cannes, Provence, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona

HIGHLIGHTS of Norwegian Cruise Line FREE AT SEA – Choose free WiFi,

specialty dining, unlimited open bar, service charges, extra guests, more

WEB ID: EV1304

SPLASH ACADEMY – Wii™ games,

Ensemble® Exclusive Receive up to $50 onboard credit per stateroom. BALTIC CAPITALS

surround sound cinema, & more INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS – Fun,

educational arts & crafts for kids

BOOK NOW!

9 days aboard Norwegian Getaway from $1,799 per person, balcony stateroom Select departures: May 16 - Oct 7, 2017

GROUP SITTING – Late Night Fun Zone & Port Play parties

Ports of Call: Copenhagen, Berlin, Tallinn, St. Petersburg, Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen

ENTOURAGE – Teen sports, cool parties, theater, fashion, more

WEB ID: EV1305

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TAUCK BRIDGES

On free-time days, don’t be afraid to split into pairs and go different ways. Regroup at dinner to share your adventures.

Ah, remember that summer in Europe?

Come together for a shimmering summer river cruise from Budapest, Hungary to Slovakia, Austria, and Germany. With Tauck, you’ll enjoy a tournament of knights, a fencing show, medieval dancing, and a private evening in Palais Pallavicini. You’ll have the chance to ride Vienna’s famous Riesenrad, pedal bicycles to a country village, make strüdel in Vienna and marzipan in Passau. In Bratislava, a scavenger hunt awaits. At the Schönbrunn Palace, you’ll find hidden secrets in the garden maze. And at Schloss Hellbrunn royal mischief abounds. 20


BLUE DANUBE: FAMILY RIVERBOAT ADVENTURE

HIGHLIGHTS of Tauck Bridges

8 days aboard ms Joy or ms Savor from $3,990 per person, category 1 cabin Select Departures: Jul - Aug, 2017

AUTHENTIC ADVENTURES – Insider experiences and hands-on activities

Itinerary: Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna, Dürnstein, Linz, Salzburg, Passau, Vilshofen

TAUCK DIRECTORS – Seasoned

WEB ID: EV1306

pros even teenagers will love

ONE UP-FRONT PRICE – Hotels,

Ensemble® Exclusive Receive a Longitude Book gift set (valued at over $100) per booking.

BOOK NOW!

guides, drivers, meals, admissions, porterage, taxes, fees, gratuities

$500 CHILD SAVINGS – For kids

12 and under

SOLO TRAVELER SAVINGS –

Bring a single grandparent or family member along and save up to 50%

CALL US NOW to book your family getaway! Or VISIT OUR WEBSITE for more offers!


Whether you’re planning a small family getaway or a large group event, our agency has the knowledge and experience to create your ultimate family vacation. These deals are too good to miss – GREAT FARES and SAVINGS just for you and your family from our agency!

FOR ALL ULTIMATE FAMILY VACATIONS OFFERINGS: Prices are per person, double occupancy unless otherwise stated. Prices and terms are displayed throughout this catalog as received from individual suppliers. Certain offers carry restrictions and penalties to be advised at time of booking. Validity differs with each offer. Offers are subject to change without notice, subject to availability, and may be withdrawn at any time. Offers apply to new bookings only. Some blackout dates may apply. Ensemble Travel® Group does not assume any responsibility for the accuracy of prices and terms. Ensemble Travel Group and its sub-agents act solely as agents for the companies providing services and facilities to travelers and have no responsibility or liability for loss of or damage to property, injury, or death due to errors, omissions, or intentional acts of the companies providing services.

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Ultimate Family Vacations  

Inside, you’ll find great deals on our favorite family getaways as well as opportunities to visit cool new ports, explore new places, and at...

Ultimate Family Vacations  

Inside, you’ll find great deals on our favorite family getaways as well as opportunities to visit cool new ports, explore new places, and at...

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