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WHITE CHRISTMAS PACKAGES AUSTRIA, GERMANY & SWITZERLAND

2010


Why A European Christmas?? “It was during my travels in Europe in the early „70‟s that I experienced my first white Christmas. At the time I was working for an Australian tour company that was based in London, and in the off-season, they ran ski packages to Austria for Australian and New Zealanders. I was fortunate enough to have several more Christmases in Austria (and later Switzerland and Germany) during the next 5 years as my work required me to oversee ski destinations and winter packages that the company offered. In the decades following, and after having tour my own companies in the USA and Australia, I still enjoy operating and hosting a white Christmas tour every year. Once you experience a true white Christmas tour—you‟ll never want to go back to the heat of an Australian Christmas! Only in Europe can one enjoy the festive atmosphere that is created during this special time of the year. The Christmas Markets with their specialty foods, mulled wine, decorated booths selling all varieties of local handcrafts, carollers, excited children and families, the music and much more! It even puts everybody in a different frame of mind! We have taken care to select destinations where we are assured of snow during the Christmas period. Our hotels are carefully chosen for their location, facilities and atmosphere and ease of accessibility. Our escorted tours are designed to show you the best of the European Christmas Markets and allow you plenty of time to soak up the special atmosphere. Our Austrian White Christmas tour has become our signature tour and this is the one that I enjoy and escort each year. Won‟t you join us on one of our tours?” Trevor Sheahan Managing Director European Travel Direct

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AUSTRIAN WHITE CHRISTMAS 17—28 Dec. 2010 No Christmas will be more memorable than one spent in the spectacular beauty of the Austrian Alps. Centuries old villages and towns decorate their streets and main squares and many have the traditional Christmas Markets where local craftspersons offer their wares, and the sweet aroma of hot mulled wine, candied fruits and roasted chestnuts permeates the air. It's a period when everyone celebrates this special time of the year, and you can only appreciate this time when you place yourself in this beautiful picture. Won't you join us? Tour Itinerary: 17 Dec (Fri.) VIENNA – the Imperial capital. Arrive in Vienna and check-in to your hotel, the Hotel de France. Your body clock will tell you whether you can start exploring the city on your own….or to relax at the hotel and perhaps catch up on lost sleep. Our Tour Manager will be on hand to help you throughout the day. Tonight the tour group will gather in the hotel bar for a Welcome Drink…and a chance to meet your fellow travelers. This will be followed by an included dinner in the hotel restaurant. (D) 18 Dec (Sat.) VIENNA. Once an outpost of the Roman Empire then a stronghold of Christianity, Vienna was the residence of the Imperial Court for six centuries and was lavished with grand palaces, buildings, gardens and thoroughfares by the Habsburg monarchs. Today our guided tour will include some that architectural legacy as we view the University (which has produced 5 Nobel Prize winners), the Opera House, the Neue Hofburg (with the Vienna Boys Choir Chapel and the Spanish Riding School) and St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Highlight of the morning will be entry to Schonbrunn Palace and a guided tour of the State Apartments. We then visit a schnaps museum (entry and tastings included) before returning to the city centre for free time during which you can visit the Christmas Markets, museums or just browse the shops. Tonight you have free to explore Vienna's restaurants. (B) 19 Dec (Sun.) VIENNA. This morning is free for you to enjoy more of the great city. Why not visit the morning work-out session at the Spanish riding School??. This afternoon we have an excursion to Bratislava, capital of Slovakia, just 70 kms from Vienna. Here we have a short guided walking tour before some free time to explore the old town quarter. Late afternoon return to Vienna for our special dinner at the Melkerstiftskeller. (B,D) 20 Dec (Mon.) VIENNA - SALZBURG. Today we depart for a drive along the beautiful Danube river. Our first stop is at impressive Melk Abbey, where we have a guided tour of the apartments and imperial rooms. We then continue to Oberndorf and visit the Stille Nacht Kapelle (Silent Night Chapel), where the carol was first performed in 1818. After that, we drive the short distance to our hotel in Salzburg and our hotel, the Ramada Salzburg City Centre, near Mirabell Gardens. Tonight we take dinner in the historic Peterskeller restaurant as we enjoy a Mozart Concert performed in period costume. 21 Dec (Tue.) SALZBURG - the Sound of Music City - SEEFELD. This morning we have a guided tour of this great city. We'll see historic buildings and learn about the powerful archbishops that made the city the most important after Rome. There is free time for lunch and to enjoy the Christmas Markets before we make our way to our Christmas hotel in the alpine village of Seefeld and the Hotel Central. Dinner in the hotel this evening. (B,D) 22 Dec (Wed.) SEEFELD - INNSBRUCK - SEEFELD. Our excursion today is the capital of Tirol – Innsbruck. En-route we stop at the Swarovski Crystal World, where we have included entry for you. In Innsbruck, the Christmas Markets are located in the Old Town square, surrounded by Middle-Age buildings and the landmark Little Golden Roof. Plenty of time here to browse the handicraft stores and have lunch before we return to our hotel. Dinner at the hotel this evening. (B,D) 23 Dec (Thu.) SEEFELD - Bressanone - SEEFELD. The morning at leisure to enjoy this beautiful alpine village. The Christmas Markets are located only 100 metres from our hotel, and the newly-renovated Olympic Centre is a further 200 metres. Skiers might even like to try their skills on the nearby Gschwandtkopf or Rosshuette slopes. This afternoon we take an excursion 50 kms into Italy and the historic town of Bressanone. Time here for shopping and to explore the Christmas markets before we return to our hotel. Tonight we take dinner in a nearby mountain hut. (B,D) 24 Dec (Fri.) SEEFELD - free day. Another morning to enjoy this alpine wonderland. Sleep-in, try your hand at skiing or just wander the beautiful alpine village. This evening there will be festivities in our hotel, including the lighting of the Christmas Tree. This will be followed by a gala 5-course meal at our hotel. (B,D) 25 Dec (Sat.) SEEFELD. Merry Christmas! Today is for relaxing and enjoying the facilities of our hotel and the surrounding beauty. Perhaps a sleep-in or a toboggan ride on the nearby slopes. Christmas day lunch will be taken in our hotel and the highlight of the day will be an afternoon sleigh-ride across snow covered fields (weather permitting), with a hot drink at a local ―alm hut‖. The evening meal will be taken in the hotel. (B,L,D) 26 Dec (Sun.) SEEFELD - ROYAL CASTLES - SEEFELD. After breakfast we take drive through the Austria/German Alps to Oberammergau and the Royal Castle of Linderhof - built by "Mad" King Ludwig of Bavaria. Here we have a short walk through the grounds and a guided tour of this most impressive castle. We then continue to the castles of Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein where an optional tour is possible. Later afternoon return to our hotel where we enjoy dinner followed by wine-tasting in the hotel's wine cellar. (B,D)

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AUSTRIAN WHITE CHRISTMAS 17—28 Dec. 2010 (cont’d) Dec. 27 (Mon) SEEFELD—MUNICH. Unfortunately we must leave our alpine paradise today. We depart late morning dn travel through te last of the Austrian Alps before entering Germany and arriving in the Bavarian capital of Munich. We have a guided city tour that includes many of the historic and important buildings, and we also see a ―performance‖ of the Glockenspiel. Our hotel, the Le Meridien is close to the main railway station and also the pedestrian zone of Munich. Tonight we have a farewell dinner in one of the world’s most famous beer-halls—the Hofbrauhaus. (B,D) Dec. 28 (Tue) MUNICH—End of Tour. The tour ends after breakfast this morning, Those with train or flight connections will depart as necessary. (B) Tour Price: AU$4287.00 Above rates are based on 2 persons sharing a double or twin room unless the Single Room Supplement is paid. Note: US$/AU$ prices are based on rates of exchange as at 09 June 10, and subject to change. Family groups are especially welcome on any of our Christmas tours. Please contact us if you are in need of special rooming requirements. Contact our office if you wish to arrive in Vienna earlier, or stay in Munich longer, and we can offer rates for the additional nights accommodation. Tour Price Includes: • Transportation in modern coach with heating, reclining seats, DVD/audio restroom and panoramic windows • Accommodations as listed (or similar), rooms with private facilities • Buffet breakfast daily at all hotels • Lunch on 25 December • 10 dinners, including special Christmas dinner and mountain hut dinner • Entry to Vienna Schnaps Museum, including tastings • Guided tour of Vienna, including entry to Schonbrunn Palace • Guide tour of Bratislava Old Town • Entrance to and guided tour through Melk Monastery • Guided walking tour of Salzburg Old Town • Visit to Silent Night Chapel in Oberndorf with special performance • Entry and tour of Linderhof Castle • Christmas Day sleigh ride in Seefeld • Entry to Swarovksi Crystal World in Wattens • Guided walking tour of Innsbruck and Christmas Markets • Guided city tour of Munich • Services of Tour Manager from Vienna to Munich • Porterage of 1 suitcase per person • Tour documentation and travel information Does not include: · International airfare · Meals other than those listed as being included · Optional activities or tours that are not included in the tour price · Gratuities to tour driver and tour manager · Pre or post tour hotel nights Please contact our office if you are in need of assistance with airfares or any other tour services before or after the Christmas tour. SPECIAL NOTE: We carry no more than 25 passengers on this special tour. Other tour operators carry up to 50 persons!

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AUSTRIAN ALPINE CHRISTMAS 19—26 Dec. 2010 SEEFELD, AUSTRIA Fancy spending a White Christmas in the enchantment of the Austrian Alps? Then this is the place for you! Seefeld, a community of 4,000 inhabitants, located just 25 kms from Innsbruck, in the province of Tyrol. Located on a plateau at 4,000 ft. above sea level, this village hosted the Nordic Events of the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympic Games. It is a skier’s paradise, with a mountain and lifts literally in the town centre, and more advanced slopes on the nearby Karwendel Range. Package price Includes: • Roundtrip coach transfers from Munich Airport to the resort • 7 nights accommodation in Hotel Central, Seefeld in Tyrol • Buffet breakfasts daily • 4-course evening meals daily with tea and coffee after the meal • Special Christmas Eve Dinner and Christmas Day Lunch • Horse-drawn sleigh ride with hot drink in local inn • Free use of hotel dry sauna, steam sauna, and whirlpool • Reduction on entry to the Olympia Sports Centre and Adventure Pool • 20% reduction on all ski equipment rental. Package Price: AU$2,145.00 Prices are PER PERSON and based on twin/double room share. Single Room Supplement available on request. Family groups are very welcome on our Christmas packages. Please contact our office if you need special rooming/bedding requirements For the skier: 13 ski lifts, 15 kms of marked downhill trails, 240 kms of cross-country trails, snowboarding allowed, snowmaking facilities, ski school and ski equipment rental For the Non-Skier: Shopping, cog-railway and cable-car rides, excursions to Munich, Innsbruck, Venice , Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Salzburg, tobogganing, ice skating, indoor swimming and tennis. Your Christmas hotel - The Hotel Central The Hotel Central, built in modern Tyrolean style, commands an excellent position at the entrance to the town’s pedestrian zone. All the resort’s facilities are within walking distance, including the Sports Centre, Ski School and Gschwandtkopf ski lift. All rooms have private facilities, most with balcony, TV, mini bar, writing desk and chairs. The restaurant serves a variety of European and Tyrolean specialities, and the bar has a cosy atmosphere with it’s open fireplace. This is the perfect place to have your alpine Christmas! Access to resort: By rental car from Munich, or by regular rail service from Munich or Innsbruck.

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SWISS ALPINE CHRISTMAS 19—26 Dec. 2010 WILDERSWIL, SWITZERLAND Want a special Christmas Ski Holiday? 7 unforgettable nights in the spectacular beauty of the Swiss Alps. The mighty peaks of the Jungfrau, Eiger Moench and the Schiltorn are only short cable-car or cog-railway ride away. Unpack once and settle in to your Swiss Alpine chalet, then get ready for a special week. The destination: Wilderswil is just 4 kms from well-known Interlaken, at the gateway to the Lauterbrunnen Valley. With a population of around 2,500 persons, the village is still small enough to give you that quaint ―alpine‖ atmosphere, yet offer all the facilities for an active winter destination Whether you want to ski or just take in the natural beauty, history and culture – you have your own timetable to to it in Ski one day…..sightsee the next…….enjoy this spectacular alpine scenery. What more beautiful location could you do this in? Package Price Includes: • 7 nights accommodation in an upgraded room • Buffet breakfasts daily • 4-course evening meals • Special Christmas Eve program with aperitif, sumptous meal, music, story-telling, carols • Christmas Day sleigh ride, snow bar and special lunch • Roundtrip “Swiss Transfer” Rail Pass for travel to Wilderswil • Round trip transfers between Wilderswil train station and hotel Package Price: AU$1395 per person twin/double share Prices are PER PERSON and based on twin/double room share. Single Room Supplement available on request. Family groups are very welcome on our Christmas packages. Please contact our office if you need special rooming/bedding requirements For the Skier: 44 ski lifts, 213 kms of marked ski trails, 66 kms of cross-country trails, snow-making, snow-boarding, ski rental and ski school. For the Non-Skier: Shopping, sightseeing, train excursions, walking trails, cable-cars, tobogganing, ice skating and lots more Your Hotel – the Hotel Baeren The Hotel Baeren is located in the small village of Wilderswil, just 3 kms from the centre of Interlaken in the Jungfrau Region of Switzerland. The Zurschmiede family has operated the hotel for 5 generations, and the current hosts, Fritz and Gabi Zurschmiede have a reputation of looking after their house guests. All rooms have private facilities and some rooms have balcony. The hotel features several themed dining rooms, a pizzeria and a pub. A sauna, bio-sauna, solarium and fitness equipment are available for guests use. Access to resort: Rail service with the included ―Swiss Transfer Ticket‖ from any city/town in Switzerland.

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BAVARIAN ALPINE CHRISTMAS 20—27 Dec. 2010 GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, GERMANY The alps of southern Germany (Bavaria) – form the perfect backdrop for a white Christmas vacation. Garmisch-Partenkirchen is Germany’s premier winter resort, and both the skier and non-skier can enjoy the atmosphere of a traditional German Christmas. This destination is ideally suited for both individuals and families. The Destination: Garmisch Partenkirchen is Germany's undisputed "winter sports capital", located only a short distance from the Austrian border in the country's southwestern corner. Famous for it's annual New Year Ski jumping competition televised all over the world, and as a former site of the Winter Olympics, Garmisch today is a large, cosmopolitan town with plenty to see and do both on and off the slopes. It is a town that is also rich in history and culture. Local people often dress in traditional styles ("Dirndl" for women and "Lederhosen" for men) - without being paid to do so by the tourist board. Many of the older buildings are decorated with beautiful frescoes - wall paintings that are often centuries old. All around is magnificent mountain scenery, dominated by the mighty Zugspitze to which lifts rise over 2,962 metres (nearly 7,000 feet) from Garmisch - producing one of the world's biggest lift served verticals (although unfortunately it is not possible to ski all the way back down!). The final string to the Garmisch bow is its status as a health resort, or rather as a "climatotherapeutic training centre" - a program of exercise and complete body management instigated with the help of the Institute of Medical Balneology and Climatology at the University of Munich. The objective is to prevent illness in its early stages by making the body and spirit and stronger, although Garmisch is also a good choice for those seeking to recuperate from existing conditions in the pure mountain air of the resort. Price Includes: • 7 nights accommodation, standard room with private facilities • 7 buffet breakfasts • 7 lunches or dinners (4-course, 4-choices including vegetarian) • Special Christmas Eve festivities at the hotel • Special lunch and dinner on 25Dec. • Afternoon tea daily • Horse-drawn sleigh ride on 25 Dec. • Free entry to Garmisch Casino • Use of hotel sauna and wellness facilities, and indoor heated pool • Free shuttle bus transportation pass for 1 week Package Prices: AU$1795.00 Prices are PER PERSON and based on twin/double room share Family groups are very welcome on our Christmas packages. Please contact our office if you need special rooming/bedding requirements Your Hotel – 4-star Wittelsbacherhof • Ideally located in centre of Garmsich • 60 rooms all with private facilities, TV, hairdryer, telephone, and most rooms with south-facing balcony overlooking the garden • Heated indoor swimming pool with jet-stream • Sauna, steam-bath and solarium • Sunny garden with deck chairs200 metres from Kurpark and Congress Centre. For the skier: Cable Cars: 4, Chairlifts: 4, Draglifts: 9, Main skiing area reached by bus, train, car or on foot. For the non-skier: As well as the Winter Sports Centre there are plenty of other activities available in Garmisch—snow walks, tobogganing, train/cable car to the Zugspitze—Germany’s highest mountain peak; shopping, the casino and daily excursions to places of interest like the Royal Castles of Bavaria and Oberammergau. Access to resort: By rental car from Munich, or by regular rail service (approx. 1 hour)

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CHRISTMAS IN THE BAVARIAN ―NOOK‖ 20—27 Dec. 2010 REIT-IM-WINKL, GERMANY Tucked away in the Bavarian Alps in the part of Germany that is surrounded by Austria (often referred to as the "nook") is the quaint village of Reit-im-Winkl. The Destination: This little gem of a village is full of traditional Bavarian-style houses and rustic buildings, and is conveniently located near some local ski runs, the German town of Berchtesgaden, and the Austrian town of Salzburg. Our White Christmas package makes this an ideal location for families or individuals who don’t want an escorted Christmas tour, but want to be in a traditional village for the yuletide festivities, yet have time for their own personal itinerary. Perhaps some skiing, or visits to nearby attractions….. Package price includes: · 5 nights accommodation in room with private facilities · Buffet breakfast daily · 4-course evening meal daily · Tea or coffee with evening meal · Special dinner and festivities on Christmas Eve · Horse-drawn sleigh ride on 25 Dec followed by special lunch · Use of the hotel‟s sauna, steam-bath and fitness facilities · All local taxes and service charges Package Prices: AU$785.00 Prices are PER PERSON and based on twin/double room share Family groups are very welcome on our Christmas packages. Please contact our office if you need special rooming/bedding requirements. Your Hotel—3-star Hambergers Post Hotel ―Our house started as a restaurant over 400 years ago. It is for over 200 years in the possession of the family Hamberger and is now called "Hambergers Post Hotel‖. In former times it was called "Obere Taferne" today for the native ones it also still remained ―Der Oberwirt‖. By the natural situation one assumes our house was one of the first estates in Reit im Winkl. On the door frame of the entry door from marble is chiselled the date of the year 1548, thereby one assumed that this house was again built in this year. The building is documentary mentioned in the year 1300, for the first time, but these documents are discovered by Alfons Egger in 1860. In 1927 the large hall was built and opened at the New Year's Eve 1927/1928. This burned down completely in 1970, but one year later it was already renewed and opened again. Many considerable personalities such as Carl Lindberg held up flight exercises in preliminary year of war, and other personalities stayed in our tradition house. Since the year 2002 the house is now led of Caspar Hamberger the new manager‖. Ski Equipment & Lessons: These are available from severl ski shops in the village. The hotel staff will direct you to the most convenient. Access to resort: By rental car from Munich or Salzburg, approximately 1 hour’s drive. By train from Munich to Prien am Chiemsee, then bus or private transfer to Reit-im-Winkl (approx. 90 minutes). Why not make a visit to Salzburg, or the Saltmines at Berchtesgaden. Both are less than 1 hour’s drive from Reit-im-Winkl

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CHRISTMAS IN VIENNA—3 night packages available 01-26 December Christmas in Vienna is to experience a really traditional festive season. Musicians play Mozart in the lively streets and the Christmas markets are a shopper's delight. Children enjoy zukerwatte (fairy floss), kinderpunsch and the petting zoos. Adults enjoy gluehwein or mulled wine or schnaps, roasted garlic potatoes, sugar coated nuts, hot chestnuts and other delicacies from the food stalls. The Town Hall square is alive with wooden huts selling all types of culinary delights and arts and crafts. The trees are aglow with more than 5,000 coloured lanterns. The sound of carols and trumpet-blowers fills the air. This truly is a magical time of the year, and Vienna presents it at the many Christmas Markets found around the city. Won't you join us for a memorable Christmas?? The Package Price Includes:

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3 nights at selected accommodations from the list below Buffet breakfast daily Roundtrip transfers from rail station or airport to selected hotel Special dinner at the Piaristenkeller with visit to the Hat Museum and Imperial Wine Cellar Guided tour of Vienna City and Schonbrunn Palace All taxes and service charges

Choose from the following accommodation examples. Other Hotels available on request: Hotel Zipser ***

from $565

Hotel Graben ****

from $609

Hotel de France *****

from $685

All rates are PER PERSON sharing a double or twin room Rates are valid for arrivals between 01 and 26 December 10 All accommodation subject to availability at time of booking All conversion rates correct at Oct 10 and subject to change

CHRISTMAS IN SALZBURG—3 night packages available from 01– 26 December The Christmas markets of Salzburg are famous all over Central Europe. Although it is likely that you may get annoyed by the crowds and masses of people, join in and enjoy the special atmosphere that this special eventbrings to Salzburg. Located in Residenzplatz and Domplatz, the markets offer a tantalising array of Christmas specialties; caramelised almonds and chocolate-covered exotic fruits; hot mulled wine and ―kinder punch‖; garlic potato puffs and roasted chestnuts; bratwurst and sauerkraut; lebkuchen—the traditional gingerbread cakes; as well as local arts and crafts. A Christmas in Salzburg will never be forgotten! The Package Price Includes:

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3 nights at selected accommodations from the list below Buffet breakfast daily Roundtrip transfers from rail station or airport to selected hotel Special dinner at the Piaristenkeller with visit to the Hat Museum and Imperial Wine Cellar Guided tour of Vienna City and Schonbrunn Palace All taxes and service charges

Choose from the following accommodation examples. Other hotels available on request: Hotel Hofwirt ***

from $429

Hotel Kasererbrau ****

from $455

Altstadt Radisson ***** from $839

All rates are PER PERSON sharing a double or twin room Rates are valid for arrivals between 01 and 26 December 10 All accommodation subject to availability at time of booking All conversion rates correct at Oct 10 and subject to change

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IMPORTANT TERMS & CONDITIONS TO KEEP EVERYONE HAPPY!

RESERVATIONS AND PAYMENT A non-refundable deposit of $250 per person per tour is required within 10 days of a booking being made with your travel agent. Final payment is required in our office 60 days prior to the tour commencement date. Bookings requested less than 60 days prior require the full payment. Travel documents/tour joining information will be sent to your travel agent approximately 21 days prior to tour commencement (unless you specifically request your documents for an earlier date). RESERVATION CHANGES, CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS: Changes: A fee of $50 per person will be charged for any revision or alteration made to a confirmed reservation. Cancellation: A fee of $250 per person will be charged for the cancellation of all confirmed reservations. Notice of cancellation must be received in writing from you or your travel agent. When the cancellation notice is received less than 60 days prior to tour commencement date, the following additional fees will apply. 60 – 45 days prior $250 per person 45 – 21 days prior $450 per person 20 – 15 days prior $750 per person 14 – 01 days prior $1000 per person Day of departure 100% of tour price We highly recommend the purchase of Travel Insurance, which may reimburse you for cancellation under certain conditions. Refunds: Any refunds due to you will be processed within 30 days on receipt of the cancellation notice. GENERAL INFORMATION Individual Packagess: Prices are based on 2 persons travelling, unless a single room supplement is paid. Escorted Tour Prices: Tour prices are guaranteed against any currency exchange increases. However, tour prices are based on a minimum of 15 persons on the tour, and we reserve the right to pass any service cost increases on to the participant. Where possible, European Travel Direct will absorb any such increases. Triple Room Reduction: A third person using a separate bed in the room will receive a reduction of 10% on the tour price. Itinerary Variation: European Travel Direct reserves the right to alter the itinerary due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, (such as wars, weather/Acts of God, strikes) and to substitute hotels of a similar category where necessary. Rooms: All rooms have private facilities and either a double bed or two singles (depending on your request). Room sizes may vary within a hotel. Rooms are allocated on ―Run of House‖ basis. Single Room Supplement guarantees the room for one person, and does not necessarily mean a larger room. Meals: All breakfasts are ―buffet‖ – meaning they offer a selection of hot and cold foods, juice tea and coffee. Evening meals (and lunches) are usually three courses. On certain tours - special meals such as Christmas Dinner and/or New Year’s Eve Dinner are up to 6 courses. If you have special dietary requirements, these must be made known at time of booking. Some extreme dietary requirements may not be available. Evening meals do not include beverages of any kind unless otherwise stated in the tour ―inclusions‖. WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE Domestic and/or international airfares needed to get you to/from the start/end point of the tour. Personal spending money, telephone calls, bar bills, laundry and room service. Gratuities to your Driver(s) and Tour Manager(s). Drinks with meals - unless indicated in the itinerary. Any passport/visa fees necessary to enter the countries featured in the itinerary. RESPONSIBILITY European Travel Direct acts only as agent for accommodation suppliers and other service operators featured in this brochure and is no way to be considered the principal agent of the subject services. By accepting vouchers and documents, tour participants agree that neither European Travel Direct or any of its representatives shall be liable to any person taking its tours for any loss, injury, death or damage to any such persons, or their belongings or otherwise in connection with any accommodation, transportation or other services, either directly or indirectly from any occurrences beyond its control, including breakdown in equipment, strikes, acts of God, theft, delay or cancellation or changes in itinerary or schedules. Any legal claims against European Travel Direct will only be considered in the legal jurisdiction of New South Wales, Australia. These packages and tours operated by: EUROPEAN TRAVEL DIRECT Lic # 2TA5294 A.B.N. 53099189018 2/98 Marine Parade, Kingscliff NSW 2487 Tel: 02 6674-0365 ~ Fax: 02 6674-21 ~ info@europeantraveldirect.com Your Preferred Travel Agent is:

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