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FROM LISBON TO MOSCOW IT’S EUROPE & BRITAIN YOUR WAY

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NORTHERN IRELAND NORTHERN IRELAND

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BELFAST BELFAST

IRELAND IRELAND DUBLIN DUBLIN

ENG E WALES WALES

TWO TRAVEL STYLES HANDCRAFTED FOR YOU REGIONAL EXPERIENCES Focus on uncovering all the layers of a single destination. These trips are crafted for those travellers who are keen to get beneath the surface and truly discover the essence of one place – from seeing the icons to discovering local secrets.

PANORAMIC EXPERIENCES With so many countries and cultures, why stop at one? Reveal the diversity of Europe and Britain as you traverse countries on a multi-destination tour, where you’ll be immersed in a variety of different landscapes and cultures.

PORTUGAL PORTUGAL

SPAIN SPAIN MADRID MADRID

LISBON LISBON

RABAT RABAT

MOROCCO MOROCCO

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FINLAND FINLAND

SWEDEN SWEDEN

HELSINKI HELSINKI

NORWAY NORWAY

TALLINN TALLINN

RUSSIA RUSSIA

ESTONIA ESTONIA

OSLOOSLO

MOSCOW MOSCOW

STOCKHOLM STOCKHOLM RIGARIGA

LATVIA LATVIA

SCOTLAND SCOTLAND

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EDINBURGH EDINBURGH

LITHUANIA LITHUANIA

DENMARK DENMARK

FAST

COPENHAGEN COPENHAGEN

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ALES WALES

MINSK MINSK

VILNIUS VILNIUS

BELARUS BELARUS ENGLAND ENGLAND CARDIFF CARDIFF

POLAND POLAND

AMSTERDAM AMSTERDAM

NETHERLANDS NETHERLANDS

BERLIN BERLIN WARSAW WARSAW

LONDON LONDON

GERMANY GERMANY PRAGUE PRAGUE

CZECH REPUBLIC CZECH REPUBLIC SLOVAKIA SLOVAKIA PARIS PARIS

VIENNA VIENNA BERNBERN

FRANCE FRANCE

AUSTRIA AUSTRIA

SWITZERLAND SWITZERLAND

BRATISLAVA BRATISLAVA BUDAPEST BUDAPEST

HUNGARY HUNGARY ZAGREB ZAGREB

ITALY ITALY

CROATIA CROATIA

SARAJEVO SARAJEVO

BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA ANKARA ANKARA

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TURKEY TURKEY

ROME ROME

DDRID

ATHENS ATHENS

GREECE GREECE

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 35 HANDCRAFTED ITINERARIES The diversity of Europe and Britain is yours to be explored.

ABOUT COSTSAVER

PAGES

Essentials by us, tailored by you

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The best way to travel

12

Special offers all year round

15

The industry leaders in travel

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Extend your stay London your way

90-91

Extend your stay European hotels

92-93

Important information

94-95

Booking conditions

96-97

Keep going your way

98-99

EUROPEAN PANORAMA

TYPE

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DAYS

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Glimpse of Europe

Panoramic

EGOE

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18-19

London to Rome Highlights

Panoramic

ETRV

8

20-21

European Delight

Panoramic

ESPM

11

22-23

European Experience

Panoramic

EEXP

12

24-25

European Adventures

Panoramic

EFIS

13

26-27

European Accent

Panoramic

EACC

14

28-29

European Impressions

Panoramic

EIMP

15

30-31

European Cavalcade

Panoramic

ECAV

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32-33

European Heritage

Panoramic

EEHR

24

34-35

European Discoverer with 3-Day Greek Cruise Option

Panoramic

EDIS

28

36-39

TYPE

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DAYS

PAGES

Jewels of Italy

Regional

IJWL

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40-41

Highlights of the Italian Lakes

Regional

IHLK

8

42-43

Highlights of Sicily

Regional

IHSI

9

44-45

Italian Scene

Regional

ITSE

10

46-47

Splendours of Italy

Regional

ITSI

13

48-49

ITALY AND SICILY

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FRANCE, SPAIN, PORTUGAL AND MOROCCO

TYPE

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Spanish Experience

Regional

SPAX

9

50-51

Iberian Explorer

Regional

SPAN

13

52-53

Highlights of Spain, Morocco and Portugal

Regional

SMHI

16

54-55

Jewels of France including Normandy

Regional

FJWL

8

56-57

Highlights of France

Regional

FHIG

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58-59

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DAYS

PAGES

Irish Wonder

Regional

IRWO

8

60-61

Britain and Ireland Delight

Regional

BIDE

8

62-63

England and Scotland Heritage

Regional

BEAI

8

64-65

Britain and Ireland Experience

Regional

BIEX

12

66-67

Britain and Ireland Explorer

Regional

BIXP

16

68-69

TYPE

REF

DAYS

PAGES

Imperial Highlights

Regional

CCOX

10

70-71

Highlights of the Baltics - NEW

Regional

HBAL

9

72-73

Highlights of Bohemia

Regional

CHNE

15

74-75

Highlights of St. Petersburg and Moscow

Regional

SPMW

8

76-77

Cossack Explorer

Regional

SCOS

14

78-79

Best of the Balkans

Regional

HCBH

10

80-81

Highlights of Scandinavia

Regional

SCHI

12

82-83

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PAGES

Highlights of Greece with 3-Day Aegean Cruise

Regional

HIGRA

8

84-85

Greek Island Explorer

Regional

CGIH

10

86-87

Wonders of Turkey

Regional

TTUR

11

88-89

GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND

CENTRAL, EASTERN AND NORTHERN EUROPE

EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN

PROUDLY USING 100% RECYCLED PAPER* Costsaver, as part of The Travel Corporation, is proud to be using 100% recycled LEIPA paper for the body of our brochures.

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ESSENTIALS BY US TAILORED BY YOU LASTING TRAVEL MEMORIES DON’T HAVE TO COST THE EARTH Our Europe and Britain trips give you unbeatable value by including all the essentials and providing you the building blocks to tailor your dream holiday.

WHY OUR GUESTS LOVE US EXCEPTIONAL VALUE Carefully handcrafted holidays at unbeatable prices

EXPERT ON THE GROUND TEAM A dedicated Travel Director and expert driver

PROVEN ITINERARIES Handcrafted holidays with flexibility to tailor your trip, your way

PRICE GUARANTEE Book with confidence thanks to our Ready To Go rate.

HASSLE-FREE TRAVEL

INDUSTRY LEADERS

Everything is taken care of – your quality hotels, all the must-see sights and your transportation

72 years of travel expertise as part of The Travel Corporation

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ESSENTIALS BY US SEE THE WORLD, WITHOUT A HASSLE IN THE WORLD No matter where you dream to travel, just choose the destination and we’ll take care of all your travel essentials so you can make the most of your holiday. Thanks to over 72 years of travel knowledge and expertise, you will have the best planned holiday and on-the-ground team so that you can just show up, and enjoy.

YOUR PERFECTLY DESIGNED ITINERARY Forget spending hours picking hotels, researching local icons and managing logistics, we do that legwork for you. We have amazing handcrafted, tested and proven itineraries which guests love so much that we were awarded a 5* GOLD FEEFO award. ALWAYS INCLUDED

3 & 4 STAR HOTELS Every quality hotel you stay in is carefully hand-picked so you can get the most out of each destination. ALWAYS INCLUDED

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ON-HAND DESTINATION EXPERT Our Travel Directors know each area impeccably. These experts are endlessly passionate about their regions, and go above and beyond to provide you with an unforgettable holiday experience. ALWAYS INCLUDED

Jon Sowden – Travel Director

ALL THE MUST SEES We always include the main sites and icons in each destination, just check out the details in each itinerary. We also balance the trip with plenty of opportunities for you to explore on your own or tailor with our optional experiences. ALWAYS INCLUDED

TASTES TO SAVOUR All breakfasts and up to half of your evening meals are included, leaving you plenty of opportunities to take your pick from your Travel Director’s recommendations on the best spots for authentic local bites. ALWAYS INCLUDED

THE BEST WAY TO GET AROUND Forget tolls, multi-language signs and street navigation, our luxury coaches make the journey as enjoyable as the destination. With air-conditioning, on-board WiFi and comfortable seats, it’s not hard to see why we’ve been deemed the best in travel. ALWAYS INCLUDED

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TAILORED BY YOU YOUR HOLIDAY, YOUR WAY With all the essentials covered and planning done for you, you have the ultimate flexibility to tailor your Europe and Britain trip, your way. Our travel experts have carefully selected a number of optional experiences and trip extensions that ensure you get the most out of the places you go. Whether a foodie, an adventurer or a music aficionado, there is something on offer to meet your passions. Here is just a sample of what you can experience.

FIND YOUR HEART IN RHYTHM Flamenco: Experience the Best Show in Town Discover the passion, rhythm and magic of an Andalusian flamenco show. You’ll be able to access tickets to the best show in town, where you will have your mind blown by the entertainment as you enjoy your included drink. AVAILABLE ON Spanish Experience

EXPERIENCE DIVINE BEAUTY Inside The Vatican Skip the lines and save time at the Vatican Museum. Fast-track to see the remarkable works of art collected and commissioned over the history of the papacy, with Michelangelo’s famous ceiling frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. AVAILABLE ON Jewels of Italy

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LEARN THE REAL MEANING OF “LA DOLCE VITA” Sorrento: Countryside and Farmhouse Meal Enjoy a beautiful drive into the Sorrento countryside, where you’ll explore the gardens, mill and ancient wine cellar of an 18th-century olive oil mill. During a tour of its lemon, orange and olive groves, your hosts will show you how mozzarella and other cheeses of the region are made. You’ll get to try cheeses, salamis and marinated vegetables, washed down with local wine and homemade bread. AVAILABLE ON Splendours of Italy

JOIN THE LAST PRIVATE ARMY Pitlochry: Visit Of Blair Castle Set in its own grounds against a backdrop of glorious scenery, you’ll discover the ancient home of the Dukes of Atholl, home to Europe’s last remaining private army. Unique amongst Scottish castles, Blair Castle has hosted royalty from Mary Queen of Scots to Queen Victoria. AVAILABLE ON England and Scotland Heritage

SEE A PRIMITIVE VILLAGE & ITS CRAFTS Ourika Valley And Berber Village Home Visit You’ll enjoy a scenic drive into the Atlas Mountains where you’ll visit a typical home in a primitive Berber village in the Ourika Valley. You’ll also have the chance to bargain for beautiful, handcrafted jewellery made in the local style. AVAILABLE ON Highlights of Spain, Morocco and Portugal

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THE BEST WAY TO TRAVEL SEE THE WORLD YOUR WAY FOR UP TO 23% LESS WHEN YOU CHOOSE THE COSTSAVER WAY Check out the incredible value of a 15-day Costsaver trip vs planning and travelling independently.

15-DAY COSTSAVER EUROPEAN IMPRESSIONS

VS .

15-DAY INDEPENDENT HOLIDAY

INCLUDED

¤1057 + tips

Hand-picked hotels with all tips taken care of.

Spend time researching and booking hotels.

Hotels

INCLUDED

¤596 + tips

See all the must-see sights with Local Specialists in certain cities.

With no guides to help you, you’ll be waiting in line at sights.

Sightseeing

INCLUDED

¤ INVALUABLE

Destination experts on hand.

Spend time researching sights, getting directions and booking entry tickets.

Travel Directors INCLUDED Luxury air conditioned coaches with onboard WiFi and all fuel, toll charges, and parking included.

¤1164 + TIPS AND PARKING

Transport

†¤2175 †Based on 02 Jun 2019 departure.

Paying for car hire and fuel. Navigating foreign roads, tolls, barriers, highways and traffic.

¤2817 Total per person

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THE BEST GUESTS REVIEWS DON’T JUST TAKE OUR WORD FOR IT Check out our guests’ live and unedited reviews to see how we won the Feefo 5* Gold Award for highest travel satisfaction. We love and believe so much in what we do that we encourage you to check out our travellers’ independent ratings and reviews at costsavertour.com/reviews

The locations we stopped at were superb (dream locations)!! The most impressive part of the tour was the history we learned on a constant basis. Our Tour Director, James, is a “walking encyclopedia”! He made our trip more relevant with all the stories he shared. It was so evident how much effort he put into making each stop special and fun for us. He and Mike (our driver) went the “extra mile” to make sure our trip was memorable. It was a trip of a lifetime, and most of that was thanks to James & Mike. Thank you so much for providing such a high caliber team to take us on this dream vacation!

This itinerary was amazing! In less than three weeks, we saw so many fabulous sights... Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, windmills, castles, the Alps, vineyards, the canals of Amsterdam and Venice, the Vatican, the Colosseum, Pompeii, Tuscany, the Amalfi Coast, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the French Riviera, the Eiffel Tower and so much more! This can never be topped! DIANE, FROM USA European Cavalcade

KATHLEEN, FROM USA Britain & Ireland Delight

The itinerary was great and the Tour Director was knowledgeable. Our local specialists on the optional tours were fantastic. I expected to do and see some amazing things but overall it surpassed my expectations.

The city tour guides were excellent, know their respective cities completely - great value added to have things explained when viewing, Sistine Chapel and “The David” classics which we viewed by short-circuiting the long lines are breathtaking and prime reasons I booked this tour. I was very pleased with the tour. EDWARD, FROM CANADA Jewels of Italy

WYONA, FROM AUSTRALIA European Discoverer

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SPECIAL OFFERS ALL YEAR ROUND Not only are you guaranteed all year round value on the very best of holidays, you can also enjoy all year round offers.

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Receive up to 2.5% off when you book more than one Costsaver trip.

On many trips, 5-17 year olds get up to 10% off.

If you’re forced to cancel you won’t lose your deposit, it will be applied to your next trip as a credit. We will honour your deposit up to 5 years.

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Save in a triple room when three of you travel together.

Opt for the privacy of a single room and cover related single supplements. Or, you can opt for shared rooming.

Save by pairing up with a fellow traveller (of the same gender) in a twin room, so you don’t pay the single supplement.

DEFINITE DEPARTURES We guarantee our trips will depart (weather and other conditions dependent, of course) as soon as enough guests are booked. Look out for the green tick when browsing prices and dates on costsavertour.com

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General Conditions: Discounts and savings only apply to the land portion of your vacation and may not be available on all trips and departures. Not applicable with extra nights’ accommodation, optional extensions, airfares, taxes and fees, flight supplements, surcharges and airport transfers. Multi-trip & Group discounts must be booked at the same time and on the same booking number to apply. Sometimes more than one discount can apply. Past guest exclusive offers are only available on select trips and departures and after your initial trip is completed. Multi-trip with two or more trips applies to vacations that are seven days or longer and booked simultaneously, savings are applied to the lowest price trip. Multi-trip & Group discounts must be booked at the same time and on the same booking number to apply Not available on our Greek Island Explorer trip. Young travellers limited to one discount per room and Young Travellers must be aged 5-17 at time of travel. Triple rooms are suitable for two adults and one child (three adults may find rooms too small as they often have one double and one foldaway bed and limited suitcase space). Triple rooms are limited on cruises and not available on all trips. Shared rooming is not applicable on our Greek vacations. Vacations have a limited number of single rooms. Deposit protection travel credits can only be redeemed once per person and a limit of one trip credit applies. Does not apply if you previously received a full refund. We reserve the right to validate past booking status. If for any reason you do not travel, this credit remains for future use for five years. Cancellation fees and deadlines remain unchanged.

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THE INDUSTRY LEADERS IN TRAVEL TRAVEL WITH THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS Costsaver is proudly part of The Travel Corporation (TTC), one of the world’s most successful and respected travel companies. TTC is a fourth-generation business, still owned and operated by the Tollman family. With 72 years of expertise, the family’s longevity and love for travel is our living legacy. Spanning seven continents and covering everything from luxury to budget and much in between, the diversity and depth of TTC’s lifestyle experiences is unrivalled. When you travel with Costsaver you can be assured that you’ll experience the living legacy of TTC’s ethos - Driven by Service.

OUR FAMILY

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Each of the 30 brands within TTC is fuelled by shared family values and a motto ‘in pursuit of excellence’ that has been handed down through generations, which ensures that each and every guest experiences personal, honest and heartfelt service on and off the trip.

Every one of our award winning brands is wholeheartedly committed to delivering excellence in service and industry leading experiences across the globe.

From our family to you and yours, delivering your travel dreams is our reality. We are financially independent and pride ourselves on you being able to book and travel with confidence, no matter which corner of the globe you choose to explore.

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SUSTAINABLETRAVEL Costsaver is an active partner and supporter of the TreadRight Foundation. An initiative supported by The Travel Corporation’s (TTC) family of brands, the Foundation is a not- for-profit working to Make Travel Matter. We recognise our responsibility to positively impact the local places and people we engage with and so when you travel with Costsaver you can be assured you will be treading lightly thanks to the undertakings of TreadRight. The TreadRight mission is clear, to have a positive impact on the people and communities we visit, to protect wild and marine life, and to care for the planet we all call home. BY UNIWORLD

YOUTHFUL ADVENTURES ON THE RIVERS

OUR 3 COMMITMENTS 1. Make a positive impact on people and communities 2. Protect Wild and Marine Life 3. Care for the Planet

BRENDAN VACATIONS

By providing grants to organisations that encourage sustainability, TreadRight hopes to maintain the natural attractions, unique heritages and native species across the world that define each region. From global initiatives such as a grants program to support artisanal enterprise, to a Fund to save the Big Cats in Africa, through to local grass roots initiatives such as the ban of single use plastics in TTC’s regional offices across all our locations globally, TreadRight’s respect and care for our planet is far reaching. To date, TreadRight has helped support some 50-plus sustainable tourism projects worldwide with many more on the horizon. Each time you choose to travel with Costsaver or any of our TTC brands, you can rest assured you are Making your Travel Matter and supporting a change for good. When you choose Costsaver, you are choosing travel as a force for good.

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7 DAYS 6 COUNTRIES

€140 PER DAY

Glimpse of Europe COSTSAVER EUROPEAN PANORAMA

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Dover See the White Cliffs • Amsterdam Orientation includes the historic city centre • Rhine Valley Cruise the romantic Rhine • Cologne View the Gothic Cathedral • Black Forest See this picturesque region • Schaffhausen View the mighty Rhine Falls • Lucerne Orientation including views of the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge • Paris View the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower on your sightseeing tour

NETHERLANDS

ENGLAND

1 AMSTERDAM

LONDON

GERMANY

Dover FERRY

Cologne

Calais

RHINE CRUISE

Boppard St. Goar

RHINELAND 1 PARIS 2

BELGIUM

Black Forest

FRANCE

Schaffhausen

LUCERNE REGION 2

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€975

From:

YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

(per person twin share)

6 Nights accommodation 6 Buffet breakfasts 2 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Amsterdam - Cologne - Rhine Cruise - Rhineland This morning travel through the Dutch countryside before crossing into Germany. Stop to view the spectacular Gothic Cathedral in Cologne before arriving in the picturesque Rhine Valley. Here you embark on a cruise at Boppard which glides past medieval castles and steeply terraced vineyards which produce the well-known high-quality Rhine wines. Learn about the legends associated with this stretch of the river including that of the famous Lorelei Rock near St. Goar. Finally, continue to your hotel where you dine tonight. (BB, D) Hotel: Achat Premium Neustadt Weinstrasse Day 3 Rhineland - Black Forest - Rhine Falls - Lucerne Region (2 Nights) Continue south through the Black Forest region which is bordered by the Rhine Valley to the west and south. This beautiful area is renowned for wood carving, the creation of the original cuckoo clock, and speciality cuisine which includes delicacies such as smoked ham and Black Forest cake. Cross the border into Switzerland before stopping to admire the impressive Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen. Travel to central Switzerland and enter the scenic region of Lake Lucerne, your home for the next two nights. This evening, consider an Optional Experience to a Swiss folklore show which will highlight many Swiss traditions including yodelling and alpine horn playing. (BB) Hotel: Krone Giswil Day 4 Lucerne Orientation and Free Time This morning, your orientation tour around this medieval city highlights the poignant Lion Monument, built in memory of Louis XVI's courageous Swiss Guards who tried to defend the Palace of the Tuileries in Paris during the French Revolution. Cross the wooden Chapel Bridge over the River Reuss and view the oniondomed Jesuit Church. Later there is a chance to enjoy an exhilarating excursion to the top of one of the surrounding mountains or explore the squares and towers of the quaint old city. Alternatively, there is plenty of opportunity for shopping, whether it be Swiss watches, jewellery or the wide range of deliciously flavoured chocolate. (BB, D) Day 5 Lucerne Region - Paris (2 Nights) Today head north and cross the Rhine River for the final time in the city of Basel as you leave Switzerland and enter France. Then cross through part of the renowned wine

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producing Burgundy region with views of the extensive vineyards. Continue past the rolling farmland of the Auxerre region before arriving in Paris. Tonight, perhaps take the opportunity to get to know the city on a stunning tour of Paris by Night Optional Experience. (BB) Hotel: Novotel Pont de Sevres Day 6 Paris Orientation and Free Time This morning your orientation introduces you to this exquisitely planned city with views of the Champs Élysées, Place de la Concorde, Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower. This evening why not sample Parisian nightlife at a cabaret show? (BB) Day 7 Paris – London Traverse northern France past WWI battlefields. Cross the English Channel to Dover and continue your journey to London where you say goodbye to your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the end of a memorable holiday. (BB)

TAILOR YOUR TRIP Check online for a range of crafted Optional Experiences to customise your trip: costsavertour.com/ tours/glimpse-of-europe

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Day 1 London - Amsterdam This morning see the White Cliffs of Dover as you cross the channel to continental Europe. Travel through Belgium and into the Netherlands where you will pass by windmills en route to the lively city of Amsterdam. Perhaps take the opportunity to explore the city further by taking a canal cruise in a glass-covered boat to enjoy views of the gabled houses. Hotel: Ibis Schiphol

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Your London Hotel: Ibis Earls Court For rates and full details please see page 90. This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the above hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Costsaver. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €56 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

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8 DAYS 5 COUNTRIES

€137 PER DAY

London to Rome Highlights COSTSAVER EUROPEAN PANORAMA

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Dover See the White Cliffs • Paris Sightseeing includes views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower • Lucerne Orientation includes views of the Chapel Bridge and a visit to the Lion Monument • Venice Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop • Florence See Piazza St. Croce • Rome Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the Colosseum, see the ancient sites and visit St. Peter's Basilica

COS ENGLAND LONDON

Dover Calais FERRY

Somme Battlefields

PARIS 2

LUCERNE REGION 1

SWITZERLAND

FRANCE

VENICE 1

ITALY

1 FLORENCE

2 ROME

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From:

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€1095

(per person twin share)

7 Nights accommodation 7 Buffet breakfasts 3 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Paris Orientation and Free Time Your morning guided orientation covers many of the city's highlights including views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Spend the afternoon as you wish. You might like to round off your Parisian adventure this evening with a spectacular cabaret show. (BB) Day 3 Paris - Lucerne Region Today, drive through the Burgundy region where vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see. Pass the fortified town of Belfort and arrive in lakeside Lucerne. Take in views of the 14th-century Chapel Bridge and visit the Lion Monument during your orientation tour. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Ibis Kriens Day 4 Lucerne Region - Venice Traverse the Alps into Italy via the scenic St. Gotthard route and catch a glimpse of Lake Como. Skirt the sprawling commercial capital, Milan, arriving later in the region of Venice, a historically wealthy city built across 118 islands in a scenic lagoon. (BB, D) Hotel: Il Burchiello Day 5 Venice Orientation - Florence COSTSAVER MAP KEY Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square and see the sumptuous Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica. Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop. Afterwards, you might like to take an Optional Experience to Burano Island for a delightful lunch. Cross the Apennine Mountains, arriving later in Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. (BB, D) Hotel: Starhotels Vespucci Day 6 Florence - Rome (2 Nights) See the sights during your orientation tour of Florence which includes a stroll to Santa Croce Square. Don't miss the opportunity to shop for high-quality leather and gold before departing for Rome. (BB) Hotel: Ergife Palace Day 7 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist takes you on a guided visit of St. Peter's Basilica, believed to enclose the tomb of St. Peter. Consider taking an Optional Experience to visit inside the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. Your fascinating guided sightseeing tour continues across the River Tiber to view the Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Spend free time afterwards exploring on your own. Shop in smart boutiques on the Via Ottaviano or throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain. (BB)

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Day 8 Depart Rome After breakfast, say ‘arrivederci' to Rome and your fellow travellers at the end of a dream holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB)

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5 14 July 2019 is Bastille Day in France. Celebrations will be taking place throughout the country.

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Day 1 London - Paris (2 Nights) A very warm welcome from your Travel Director. See the White Cliffs of Dover as you cross by ferry to Calais in France. Travel past the Somme battlefields in northern France to the glittering capital Paris, your home for the next two nights. Consider a cruise along the Seine on a scenic boat ride. Hotel: Novotel 14 Porte d’Orléans

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Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Your London Hotel: Hilton Olympia For rates and full details please see page 90. This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the above hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Costsaver. Airport transfers: Transfers on the last travel day to Rome Fiumicino Airport will arrive at 7am and 9.30am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €64 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

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11 DAYS 5 COUNTRIES

€136 PER DAY

European Delight COSTSAVER EUROPEAN PANORAMA

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Rome Morning sightseeing with your Local Specialist. Visit St. Peter's Basilica. View the Colosseum and see the ancient sites • Siena Visit the medieval city and view the Piazza del Campo • Florence Panoramic views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo • Bologna Sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist including the Kissing Towers • Venice Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island • Verona Walk to view the Roman Arena and Juliet's balcony

ENGLAND LONDON

Dover Calais

FERRY

PARIS 2

• Lucerne Orientation includes the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge • Paris Sightseeing includes views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower • Dover See the White Cliffs

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FRANCE

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VENICE Verona

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2 FLORENCE Siena

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€1495

(per person twin share)

10 Nights accommodation 10 Buffet breakfasts 4 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist takes you on a fantastic sightseeing tour. Visit St. Peter's Basilica and admire Michelangelo's Renaissance masterpiece, the Pietà. Your guided tour continues across the Tiber where you view the mighty Colosseum, see Circus Maximus and the ancient sites of Rome. Spend time afterwards seeing more sights or shopping for souvenirs. (BB) Day 3 Rome - Siena - Florence (2 Nights) Head north through the Chianti wine-producing region to the beautiful medieval city of Siena in Tuscany. Stroll through ancient cobbled streets to Piazza del Campo where the colourful Palio horse race takes place every year. Marvel at the striped marble cathedral and shop for attractive ceramic pottery. Arrive later in Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance and your home for the next two nights. (BB, D) Hotel: Starhotels Vespucci Day 4 Florence Orientation and Free Time Florence is a treasure trove of art and history. Enjoy spectacular views from Piazzale Michelangelo, then spend time exploring the delights of this amazing city. Perhaps visit Piazza della Signoria featuring many statues and palazzos, and don't miss the Duomo or Giotto's Bell Tower. Florence is also renowned for highquality leather goods and 18-carat gold. (BB) Day 5 Florence - Bologna - Venice (2 Nights) Cross the forested Apennines to the city of Bologna, home to one of the oldest universities in Europe and famous for sausages and salami. Your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist includes views of the Kissing Towers. We enter the fertile Po plain and cross the Adige river en route to the Venice region. (BB, D) Hotel: Villa Giulietta Day 6 Venice Orientation and Free Time Watch Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca island. Admire the many sights of this Byzantine city as you cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square. See the Palladian Churches of the Redeemer and St. George, the ornate Doge's Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. Marvel at the Basilica and Campanile. In your free time take an optional cruise across the lagoon to the Island of Burano for a delicious meal. (BB) Day 7 Venice - Verona - Lucerne Region (2 Nights) Follow the Veneto plains to Verona and stop to see the Roman Arena and Juliet's balcony. Pass Milan and head north to the Italian and Swiss Lake Districts via Como and Lugano. Drive along the scenic alpine St. Gotthard route through central Switzerland to the region of Lucerne. (BB, D) Hotel: City Brunnen KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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Day 8 Lucerne Orientation and Free Time Enjoy the sights of Lucerne during your orientation tour, including the 14th-century wooden Chapel Bridge and a visit to the Lion Monument commemorating the heroic Swiss Guards during the French Revolution. In your free time, take an exhilarating mountain excursion, shop for Swiss watches and chocolate or perhaps explore the flower-bedecked squares and fortified towers in the quaint old town. (BB, D) Day 9 Lucerne Region – Paris (2 Nights) Drive across the French border past Belfort and the remains of the Maginot Line and through the Burgundy wine region. View the sprawling vineyards that stretch across the hillsides. Arrive later in Paris, the City of Light. Tonight why not dine at a cosy Parisian bistro and finish with a dazzling tour of the city's illuminations? (BB) Hotel: Novotel 14 Porte d’Orléans Day 10 Paris Sightseeing and Free Time This morning enjoy views of the Eiffel Tower, Champs Élysées and Arc de Triomphe during your sightseeing tour. Spend free time exploring the banks of the Seine. This evening you might like to experience a world-famous cabaret show. (BB) Day 11 Paris – London Traverse northern France past World War I battlefields. Cross the English Channel to Dover where you see the famous White Cliffs. In London say goodbye to your Travel Director and newfound friends at the end of your spectacular European holiday. (BB)

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Day 1 Arrive Rome (2 Nights) Welcome to Rome. Unwind after your journey. Meet later with your Travel Director and fellow travellers. Hotel: Ergife Palace

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing.

WANT MORE INCLUDED? Have you seen Trafalgar's similar 'European Splendour'? This trip includes exclusive Trip Highlights, more meals and upgraded hotels – visit trafalgar.com

FLIGHTS Our prices do not include scheduled fl ights. Prices can change on a daily basis and we want to ensure we offer the latest and most competitive rates, giving you flexibility and choice – Speak to our Travel Experts now for more details.

For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Your London Hotel: Hilton Olympia For rates and full details please see page 90. This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the above hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Costsaver. Airport transfers: On arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport transfers will operate at 9.30am 12.30pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €88 per person.

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€132

European Experience

PER DAY

COSTSAVER EUROPEAN PANORAMA

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Dover See the White Cliffs • Amsterdam See the city centre

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• Cologne View the Gothic cathedral • Rhine Valley Cruise the Rhine • Munich See the Glockenspiel in the Marienplatz and the Hofbräuhaus • Innsbruck View the famous Golden Roof and see the ski-jump • Venice Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop

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ENGLAND

1 AMSTERDAM

LONDON Dover FERRY

Calais

• Rome Sightseeing with your Local Specialist. Visit St. Peter's Basilica. View the Colosseum and see the ancient sites • Florence Enjoy panoramic views from Piazzale Michelangelo. See Piazza Santa Croce

Cologne

GERMANY

Boppard St Goar

RHINE CRUISE

1 RHINELAND

2

PARIS

• Swiss Alps Picture-book scenery

Munich

FRANCE

AUSTRIA

1 INNSBRUCK

LUCERNE REGION 2

• Lucerne Visit the Lion Monument and Old Town • Paris Sightseeing includes views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower

BELGIUM

SWITZERLAND 1 VENICE

ITALY FLORENCE 1

2 ROME

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€1575

(per person twin share)

11 Nights accommodation 11 Buffet breakfasts 4 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Amsterdam - Cologne - Rhineland Cross into Germany and view Cologne Cathedral, the tallest Roman Catholic cathedral in the world. In Boppard embark on a scenic cruise down the River Rhine past terraced vineyards and towering castles. Finish the day at your hotel in the Rhineland. (BB, D) Hotel: Achat Premium Walldorf Reilingen Day 3 Rhineland - Munich - Innsbruck In Munich admire the Glockenspiel in the Marienplatz and the Hofbräuhaus. Continue along the Inn Valley to the Austrian Tyrol and on to Innsbruck, a picturesque town where you view the sights including the Golden Roof and see the ski jump. (BB, D) Hotel: Bon Alpina Day 4 Innsbruck - Venice Enjoy an exhilarating journey through the Brenner Pass – one of the principal alpine highways – to Italy. In the Byzantine city of Venice cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square. Marvel at St. Mark's Basilica and the ornate Doge's Palace. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop and see a demonstration, then spend time discovering the delights of Venice. You might like to take a romantic ride in a gondola. (BB) Hotel: Villa Giulietta

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Day 5 Venice - Rome (2 Nights) Traverse the Veneto plain via Bologna and cross the dramatic Apennine Mountains into Tuscany. Continue through Umbria to Lazio and the capital, Rome. This evening take the opportunity to explore the city's beautiful squares and fountains and perhaps savour the local cuisine at one of the many restaurants. (BB) Hotel: Raganelli Day 6 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist brings Rome's rich history to life during your wonderful sightseeing tour. Visit St. Peter's Basilica, featuring magnificent works of art. Your tour continues across the Tiber to view the Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Spend the rest of the day as you wish. From the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican Museums to the incredible fountains in Piazza Navona. (BB)

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Day 7 Rome - Florence Drive north through Umbria into the rolling countryside of Tuscany. In the Renaissance city of Florence enjoy spectacular views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo. Afterwards there is time to explore the Piazza della Signoria, the KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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Duomo and Giotto's Bell Tower. Don't forget to shop for leather goods and 18-carat gold jewellery. (BB, D) Hotel: Novotel Firenze Nord Day 8 Florence – Lucerne Region (2 Nights) Cross the Apennines to the great northern plain and pass the city of Milan. Continue north to the Swiss border and follow the scenic St. Gotthard route to Lake Lucerne in the heart of Switzerland. The landscape is breathtaking. (BB) Hotel: Ibis Kriens/Krone Sarnen Day 9 Lucerne Orientation and Free Time Admire the sights of Lucerne during your morning orientation tour including views of the Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church and a visit to the Lion Monument, built to commemorate the Swiss Guards who died defending Louis XVI during the French Revolution. Spend free time shopping or perhaps take an Optional Experience up a mountain peak. (BB, D) Day 10 Lucerne Region – Paris (2 Nights) Journey into France and pass the Vosges Mountains. See the vineyards as you travel through the great wine region of Burgundy. Arrive later in the elegant capital, Paris. This evening you might like to take a tour of the city and see the dazzling illuminations. (BB) Hotel: Mercure Ivry Quai De Seine Day 11 Paris Orientation and Free Time See the sights during your orientation with views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Afterwards there is time for you to explore on your own. Tonight is the last evening of your holiday so you might consider a famous Parisian Cabaret show. (BB) Day 12 Paris – London Head north from Paris across WWI battlefields of the Somme to Calais and take the ferry to Dover. Arrive shortly afterwards in London, where you say farewell to your Travel Director and travelling companions at the end of an amazing holiday. (BB)

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AD RE Y

Day 1 London - Amsterdam This morning meet your Travel Director and travelling companions to board your coach and set off from London. Admire the famous White Cliffs in Dover where you board a ferry for the short Channel crossing to Calais in France. Drive through Belgium's Flanders fields into the Netherlands, renowned for tulips, clogs and windmills. Later arrive in Amsterdam, one of Europe's friendliest cities. Hotel: Corendon Village/Ibis Schiphol

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SAVE up to €46 SAVE €170 SAVE €50 p.p. VIP OFFERS & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92.

WANT MORE INCLUDED? Have you seen Trafalgar's similar 'European Whirl' which includes exclusive Trip Highlights, more meals and upgraded hotels? Visit trafalgar.com

Your London Hotel: Hilton Olympia/Ibis Earls Court For rates and full details please see page 90. This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the above hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Costsaver. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €96 per person.

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13 DAYS 9 COUNTRIES

€125 PER DAY

European Adventures COSTSAVER EUROPEAN PANORAMA

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Dover See the White Cliffs • Amsterdam See the historic city centre • Cologne View the cathedral • Rhine Valley Cruise the romantic Rhine • Nuremberg See the medieval town • Prague Walking tour with your Local Specialist includes views of Prague Castle and views of the Charles Bridge • Munich View the Olympic Stadium and Marienplatz

NETHERLANDS

ENGLAND

2 AMSTERDAM

LONDON Dover FERRY

Cologne

BELGIUM

Calais

Boppard St Goar

RHINELAND

• Paris Sightseeing includes views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower

2

Nuremberg

2

PARIS

CZECH REPUBLIC Regensburg

MUNICH 1

• St. Gotthard Drive this scenic alpine route • Lucerne Visit the Lion Monument and view the Chapel Bridge

PRAGUE

RHINE CRUISE

1

• Innsbruck View the Golden Roof and Hofburg • Venice Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island

GERMANY

LUCERNE REGION 2

Innsbruck

AUSTRIA

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VENICE 2

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Windmills, Netherlands

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€1625

(per person twin share)

12 Nights accommodation 12 Buffet breakfasts 4 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Amsterdam Orientation and Free Time This morning in Amsterdam enjoy an orientation of the historic city centre. Afterwards you will have free time to take in one of the fantastic museums that the city has to offer. (BB) Day 3 Amsterdam - Cologne - Rhineland Drive into Germany and marvel at Cologne Cathedral. At Boppard embark on a relaxing cruise along the River Rhine past medieval hilltop castles and steep vineyards. Continue to your hotel where you dine this evening. (BB, D) Hotel: Leonardo Frankfurt City South Day 4 Rhineland - Nuremberg - Prague (2 Nights) Stop in Nuremberg this morning, a historic city where little has changed since the Middle Ages. Drive east across the border into the Czech Republic and arrive in the capital, Prague. (BB) Hotel: International Day 5 Prague Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist brings the history of this city to life during your sightseeing tour. Sights include Prague Castle, the largest ancient castle complex in Europe, the Cathedral of St. Vitus, views of Charles Bridge and the Old Town Square. (BB) Day 6 Prague - Regensburg - Munich Cross back into Germany stopping in Regensburg on the River Danube. In Munich, capital of Bavaria, your orientation includes the Marienplatz, renowned for its musical Glockenspiel. You might like to visit a bierkeller and sample the local brew, for which the city is famous. (BB) Hotel: Holiday Inn Express - City East

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Day 7 Munich - Innsbruck - Venice (2 Nights) Head south towards the mountains and through Austria. Stop in Innsbruck to view the Golden Roof and the Hofburg. Continue across the Brenner Pass, one of the principal alpine highways, into Italy and south to Venice, Queen of the Adriatic. Tonight dine at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Il Burchiello Day 8 Venice Orientation and Free Time Watch Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island. Evidence of Venice's glorious Byzantine history is all around as you cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square. Admire the magnificent Doge's Palace, former home of Venice's ruling elite. Afterwards, you have

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time to explore amazing narrow alleyways, historic bridges and canals. Later perhaps take the opportunity to cruise to Burano Island, the most picturesque island in the lagoon, for a delicious meal. (BB) Day 9 Venice – Lucerne Region (2 Nights) Traverse the plains of northern Italy and cross the border into Switzerland. Continue along the St. Gotthard route, with its spectacular views. See the chalets dotting the steep hillsides as you approach Lake Lucerne in the heart of central Switzerland. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Jugendstil Paxmontana Day 10 Lucerne Orientation and Free Time Your orientation tour of Lucerne includes the medieval wooden Chapel Bridge and the poignant Lion Monument, built to commemorate the Swiss Guards who bravely defended Louis XVI during the French Revolution. There is time afterwards to shop for delicious chocolates and watches, relax or stroll beside the lake. Consider an optional trip up a mountain peak by cable car to admire the magnificent views. Later you might like to join in the fun at a Swiss Folklore Show. (BB, D) Day 11 Lucerne Region – Paris (2 Nights) Travel north-west through Basel into France, skirting the edge of the Vosges Mountains. Admire charming villages as you pass through the vineyards of Burgundy, France's most famous wine region. Arrive later in the glittering capital, Paris. This evening perhaps take a tour through this dazzling city or consider a Seine cruise. (BB) Hotel: Novotel 14 Porte d’Orléans Day 12 Paris Orientation and Free Time See the major sights of Paris during your orientation including the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. The rest of the day is yours to explore. This evening you might like to celebrate the end of your holiday with a famous Parisian cabaret show. (BB) Day 13 Paris – London Journey north from Paris across WWI battlefields. Board the ferry at Calais and cross to Dover. Continue by coach to London, where it is time to bid farewell to your Travel Director and travelling companions at the end of your splendid European holiday. (BB)

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Day 1 London - Amsterdam (2 Nights) This morning meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers. Drive through Kent's scenic countryside to Dover. Admire the famous White Cliffs as you sail across the Channel to Calais, France. Continue by road through Belgium to the Netherlands, home of clogs and windmills. This evening consider taking a canal cruise in a glass-topped boat and see the city from a unique perspective. Hotel: Corendon Village

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Your London Hotel Start: Ibis Earls Court For rates and full details please see page 90. This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the above hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Costsaver. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €104 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

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14 DAYS 9 COUNTRIES

€131 PER DAY

European Accent COSTSAVER EUROPEAN PANORAMA

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Dover See the White Cliffs • Amsterdam See the historic city centre • Rhine Valley Cruise the romantic Rhine • Lucerne Visit the Lion Monument and views of the Chapel Bridge • Swiss Alps Scenic St. Gotthard highway • Venice Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island • Rome Morning sightseeing with your Local Specialist. Visit St. Peter's Basilica. View the Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome • Florence Panoramic city views from Piazzale Michelangelo. See Piazza Santa Croce • Pisa View the Leaning Tower

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ENGLAND

1 AMSTERDAM

LONDON

GERMANY

Dover FERRY

Boppard

Calais

St. Goar

RHINE CRUISE

1

Versailles

2 PARIS

LUCERNE 1 REGION

FRANCE

• Monaco Visit the Principality

RHINELAND

SWITZERLAND

LYON 1

• Avignon Views of the Popes' Palace and the Pont Saint-Bénezet

VENICE 2 FLORENCE

• Lyon Orientation of this UNESCO World Heritage City

Avignon

• Paris Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour including views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower

CANNES 2

Monaco

1 Pisa

ROME 2

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Leaning Tower Of Pisa, Italy

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€1825

(per person twin share)

13 Nights accommodation 13 Buffet breakfasts 4 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Amsterdam - Rhine Cruise Rhineland Cross through the Netherlands and east into Germany. Cruise down the River Rhine past picturesque villages, steep vineyards and medieval castles. Arrive later at your Rhineland hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Achat Plaza Karlsruhe Day 3 Rhineland - Lucerne Region Follow the Rhine valley to the Swiss border near Basel and continue through central Switzerland to Lucerne. Your orientation includes the Old Town, the Chapel Bridge and the poignant Lion Monument, built in memory of Louis XVI's Swiss Guards. Don't forget to shop for Swiss chocolate and exquisite watches. (BB, D) Hotel: Krone Giswil Day 4 Lucerne Region - Venice (2 Nights) Enjoy splendid views of alpine scenery as you follow the St. Gotthard highway south to Chiasso at the border with Italy. Travel past Lake Como to the magical city of Venice. (BB, D) Hotel: Il Burchiello Day 5 Venice Orientation and Free Time Watch Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island. Cruise along Venice's Giudecca canal to St. Mark's Square. View the ornate Doge's Palace where the Venetian rulers once lived. (BB) Day 6 Venice - Rome (2 Nights) Cross the Veneto plains and drive over the Apennine Mountains. Continue through Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio to Rome – the Eternal City. (BB) Hotel: Raganelli Day 7 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time This morning consider an Optional Experience to the Sistine Chapel featuring Michelangelo's magnificent frescoed ceiling, considered to be his crowning achievement. Then your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour starting with a visit to St. Peter's Basilica. View the Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Spend the rest of the day exploring on your own. (BB) Day 8 Rome - Florence Travel north through the rolling hills of Umbria into Tuscany and the Renaissance city of Florence. Enjoy spectacular views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo. Spend free time visiting Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and Giotto's Bell Tower. Shop for high-quality leather goods and 18-carat gold jewellery, for which the city is renowned. (BB) Hotel: Wall Art KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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Day 9 Florence – Pisa – Monaco – French Riviera (2 Nights) View the Leaning Tower in the Square of Miracles. Follow the Italian coast to France and enjoy amazing views of the harbour and the palace in Monaco. Travel past picturesque coastal towns to your hotel on the French Riviera. (BB, D) Hotel: Appart’City Confort Day 10 French Riviera Free Time Enjoy a full day of relaxation on one of the most beautiful coastlines in Europe. (BB) Day 11 French Riviera – Avignon – Lyon In the papal town of Avignon view the renowned broken bridge made famous in the song ‘sur le pont d'Avignon' and the imposing Papal Palace. Continue to Lyon, the third-largest city in France located in the Rhône-Alpes region. Due to its historical and architectural landmarks this city has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (BB) Hotel: Campanile Berges Du Rhone Day 12 Lyon – Versailles – Paris (2 Nights) This morning travel north through scenic countryside. Stop in Versailles and consider a visit to the magnificent Palace and Gardens of Versailles before arriving in the elegant, romantic capital city of Paris. (BB) Hotel: Mercure Ivry Quai De Seine Day 13 Paris Orientation and Free Time Your morning orientation includes views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Later consider an excursion to explore Notre Dame and the Latin Quarter. You might like to finish your evening with a cabaret show, for which Paris is famous. (BB) Day 14 Paris – London From Paris, drive north across the battlefields of World War l. Board the ferry at Calais and cross the English Channel to Dover. Say goodbye to your fellow travellers in London where your memorable holiday ends. (BB)

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Day 1 London - Amsterdam Greetings from your Travel Director as you leave London and drive through Kent. See the famous White Cliffs of Dover as you cross by ferry to Calais, France. Continue by coach through Belgium to the Netherlands. In Amsterdam enjoy an orientation of the historic city centre. Tonight consider a canal cruise in a glasstopped boat – it's a great way to see the city. Hotel: Ibis Schiphol

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15 DAYS 9 COUNTRIES

€129 PER DAY

European Impressions COSTSAVER EUROPEAN PANORAMA

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Dover See the White Cliffs • Amsterdam See the historic city centre • Cologne View the Gothic cathedral • Rhine Valley Cruise the romantic Rhine • Innsbruck View the Golden Roof and the Hofburg Palace • Salzburg Visit the Baroque town of Mozart's birth

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• Vienna Sightseeing with your Local Specialist features the Opera House, Hofburg, Parliament and the Imperial Boulevards • Venice Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island • Rome Morning sightseeing with your Local Specialist. Visit St. Peter's Basilica. View the Colosseum and see the ancient sites • Florence Panoramic city views from Piazzale Michelangelo. See Piazza Santa Croce • Lugano See this magnificent Swiss lake

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14 Nights accommodation 14 Buffet breakfasts 4 Three-course dinners City orientation tours Day 9 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist takes you inside St. Peter's Basilica to see Michelangelo's Pietà. Your sightseeing tour continues across the Tiber where you will view the Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. In your free time visit the magnificent Sistine Chapel or relax at a pavement café. (BB)

Day 2 Amsterdam - Cologne - Rhine Cruise - Rhineland Pass Arnhem into Germany and view Cologne Cathedral, the city's most famous landmark. Continue past Bonn to Boppard where you embark on a relaxing cruise along the River Rhine past ancient castles and vineyards. Disembark at St. Goar where you view the Lorelei Rock and hear the legend of the fabled siren. Dine tonight at your Rhineland hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Achat Premium Neustadt Weinstrasse

Day 10 Rome – Florence Drive through Tuscany's Chianti region to Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. Enjoy spectacular views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo. In your free time visit Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and Giotto's Bell Tower. (BB) Hotel: Miro

Day 3 Rhineland - Fern Pass - Innsbruck Head south into the region of Bavaria. Glimpse Neuschwanstein Castle built by King Ludwig II, before taking the scenic Fern Pass into Austria. In the Tyrolean capital, Innsbruck, see the sights including the Golden Roof and St. Jakob's cathedral. (BB, D) Hotel: Alphotel Day 4 Innsbruck - Salzburg - Vienna (2 Nights) Explore the splendours of Salzburg, renowned for the city's most famous son Mozart and film location for ‘The Sound of Music'. Your scenic journey continues towards the River Danube, arriving later in the elegant city of Vienna. (BB) Hotel: Senator Day 5 Vienna Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist shows you the city's important landmarks including the Opera House, the Hofburg, Parliament and the Imperial Boulevards. Spend free time afterwards sightseeing or shop for souvenirs on the fashionable Kärtnerstrasse. (BB) Day 6 Vienna - Venice (2 Nights) Journey through mountains and small picturesque towns to the Austrian Lake District. Cross the Italian border and arrive later in Venice, your home for the next two nights. (BB, D) Hotel: Best Western Plus Quid Day 7 Venice Orientation and Free Time Watch Venetian craftsmen at work creating local craft at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca island. Discover this Byzantine city as you cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square. Admire the Bridge of Sighs and the ornate Doge's Palace. (BB) Day 8 Venice - Rome (2 Nights) Admire the scenery as you cross the fertile Po plain and journey over the dramatic Apennine Mountains to Rome, the Eternal City. This evening, you might like to explore the city's vibrant nightlife. (BB) Hotel: Pinewood

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Day 11 Florence – Lucerne Region (2 Nights) Leave Italy today and cross into Switzerland. See picturesque Lake Lugano, then take the famous St. Gotthard route through the Alps to Lake Lucerne. Later, why not experience a Swiss folklore and fondue evening? (BB) Hotel: Krone Giswil Day 12 Lucerne Orientation and Free Time See the highlights of Lucerne this morning on your orientation tour including the medieval Old Town and a visit to the renowned Lion Monument. This afternoon consider an Optional Experience up a nearby mountain for breathtaking views. (BB, D) Day 13 Lucerne Region – Paris (2 Nights) Travel west across the French border, and through the Burgundy wine region, with views of the vineyards. Arrive later in the capital Paris. (BB) Hotel: Mercure La Défense Day 14 Paris Orientation and Free Time This morning see the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower and more on your orientation. Stroll along the banks of the Seine or visit one of the city's world-class museums. Tonight why not celebrate the end of your journey with a traditional Parisian cabaret? (BB) Day 15 Paris – London This morning say ‘au revoir' to Paris. Cross northern France and the Somme battlefields and pass the Canadian War Memorial at Vimy Ridge. In Calais board your ferry to Dover and continue by coach to London, where you bid farewell to your Travel Director and travelling companions. (BB)

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Day 1 London - Amsterdam Greetings from your Travel Director. See the White Cliffs as you board a ferry at Dover and cross to France. On arrival in Amsterdam enjoy an orientation of the historic city centre. Later you might like to take a canal cruise in a glasscovered boat – it's a great way to see the city. Hotel: Ibis Schiphol

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18 DAYS 11 COUNTRIES

€119 PER DAY

European Cavalcade COSTSAVER EUROPEAN PANORAMA

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Dover See the White Cliffs • Amsterdam See the historic city centre • Rhine Valley Cruise the romantic Rhine • Cologne View the Gothic Cathedral • Colmar Visit the magnificent medieval town • Lucerne Visit the Lion Monument and view the medieval Old Town • Liechtenstein Visit the capital, Vaduz • Innsbruck View the Golden Roof and the Hofburg Palace • Verona View Juliet's balcony • Venice Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island • Rome Visit St. Peter's Basilica on your morning sightseeing with a Local Specialist. View the Colosseum and see the ancient sites • Florence See Piazza Santa Croce on your included morning sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Panoramic view from Piazzale Michelangelo • Pisa View the Leaning Tower • Monaco Visit the Principality • Avignon View the Palace of the Popes and St. Bénezet Bridge • Lyon Orientation of this UNESCO World Heritage City • Paris View the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower on your morning sightseeing

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€2125

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17 Nights accommodation 17 Buffet breakfasts 7 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Amsterdam - Cologne - Rhine Cruise - Rhineland This morning travel through the Dutch countryside before crossing into Germany. Stop to view the spectacular Gothic Cathedral in Cologne before arriving in the picturesque Rhine Valley. Here you embark on a cruise and glide past medieval castles and steeply terraced vineyards which produce the well-known, high-quality Rhine wines. Continue by road to your hotel where you dine tonight. (BB, D) Hotel: Achat Premium Neustadt Weinstrasse Day 3 Rhineland - Colmar - Lucerne Region (2 Nights) Journey through the vineyards of Alsace and stop in the fairy-tale town of Colmar. We arrive later in the mountains close to lovely Lake Lucerne, your home for the next two nights. (BB, D) Hotel: Ski Lodge Engelberg Day 4 Lucerne Orientation and Free Time Visit the poignant Lion Monument and the Old Town during your orientation tour of Lucerne. Afterwards, in your free time consider a scenic cruise on the lake, shop for Swiss watches and chocolates or take a cog railway up one of the nearby mountains to enjoy the amazing views. (BB) Day 5 Lucerne Region - Liechtenstein Innsbruck Cross the Swiss border to Liechtenstein for a brief stop in the capital, Vaduz. Continue into Austria to Innsbruck and view its Golden Roof and the Hofburg Palace. (BB, D) Hotel: Bon Alpina Day 6 Innsbruck - Verona - Venice (2 Nights) Travel through the Brenner Pass into Italy and view Juliet's Balcony in Verona. Your day ends in the Byzantine city of Venice, Queen of the Adriatic. (BB, D) Hotel: Il Burchiello Day 7 Venice Orientation and Free Time Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island. Then spend free time exploring this fascinating city on your own. Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square. (BB) Day 8 Venice - Rome (2 Nights) Traverse the flat plains of Veneto and cross the dramatic Apennine hills. Admire splendid scenery as you drive through the rolling Tuscan countryside, arriving later in the capital, Rome. (BB) Hotel: Ergife Palace Day 9 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour which starts with a visit to St. Peter's Basilica. Consider an Optional Experience to visit the Vatican Museums. Continue to ancient Rome KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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to view the Colosseum and see the ancient sites. Later enjoy your free time seeing the sights or shopping for souvenirs. (BB) Day 10 Rome – Bay Of Naples Travel South to the Bay of Naples. Enjoy free time in the coastal town of Sorrento why not consider an Optional Experience to the picturesque Amalfi coastline. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: La Panoramica/ Pompei Resort Day 11 Bay Of Naples – Florence (2 Nights) This morning, why not join an Optional Experience to the excavations at Pompeii? See the Abbey of Monte Cassino en route to Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. (BB, D) Hotel: Starhotels Vespucci Day 12 Florence Sightseeing and Free Time Enjoy a morning walking tour with your Local Specialist to see the magical buildings and statues of Florence. Admire panoramic views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo and enjoy time at leisure to immerse yourself in the sights; Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistery and Piazza della Signoria. (BB) Day 13 Florence – Pisa – Monaco – French Riviera (2 Nights) View the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Continue past Genoa and in Monaco enjoy views of the harbour and the palace. Travel past picturesque coastal towns to your hotel on the French Riviera. (BB) Hotel: Amarante Cannes Day 14 French Riviera Free Time Enjoy a full day of relaxation on one of the most beautiful coastlines in Europe. (BB) Day 15 French Riviera – Avignon – Lyon Admire the beautiful countryside around Aix-en-Provence where Van Gogh liked to paint. In Avignon view the Palace of the Popes and the famous bridge. Continue through the Rhône Valley to Lyon. (BB, D) Hotel: Campanile Berges du Rhone Day 16 Lyon – Versailles – Paris (2 Nights) This morning travel north through scenic countryside. Stop in Versailles and consider a visit to the magnificent Palace and Gardens of Versailles before arriving in the elegant, romantic capital city of Paris. (BB) Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott La Defense West - Colombes Day 17 Paris Orientation and Free Time This morning see the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower and more on your orientation. During your free time why not visit a world-famous museum? This evening maybe take the chance to see one of the famous Parisian cabaret shows. (BB) Day 18 Paris – London Head north to Calais for your cross-Channel ferry to England. Continue to London where your exciting holiday ends. (BB)

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Day 1 London - Amsterdam Greetings from your Travel Director. See the White Cliffs of Dover as you board the ferry and cross to Calais, France. Continue through the Belgian and Dutch countryside to Amsterdam. Hotel: Ibis Schiphol

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24 DAYS 12 COUNTRIES

€114 PER DAY

European Heritage COSTSAVER EUROPEAN PANORAMA

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS

• Dover See the White Cliffs • Paris Sightseeing including views of the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower • Loire Valley View Château de Amboise • Bordeaux Orientation of the city • Biarritz Visit this seaside resort • Lourdes View the basilica and join the torchlight procession • Madrid Sightseeing with a Local Specialist. See Puerta del Sol and Plaza de España • Barcelona Sightseeing with your Local Specialist. See the Ramblas, Paseo de Gracia and Gaudi's Sagrada Familia Cathedral • South of France Drive through Provence • Cannes Visit the sophisticated film festival city • Monaco Visit the Principality • Pisa View the Leaning Tower • Florence Visit the Renaissance city • Rome Sightseeing with your Local Specialist. Visit St. Peter's Basilica. View the Colosseum • Venice Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island • Vienna Morning sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. See the Opera House, Hofburg, Parliament and Imperial Boulevards • Salzburg Visit this charming city of music • Innsbruck View the Golden Roof and the Hofburg Palace • Liechtenstein Visit the capital, Vaduz • Lucerne Visit the Lion Monument • Heidelberg View the castle • Rhine Valley Cruise the Rhine • Amsterdam Orientation tour and visit a diamond factory. Excursion to Volendam

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23 Nights accommodation 23 Buffet breakfasts 8 Three-course dinners City orientation tours Day 13 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time Visit St. Peter's Basilica with your Local Specialist and see Michelangelo's Pietá. View the Colosseum and see the ancient sites in Rome. In your free time consider a tour of the Sistine Chapel. (BB)

Day 2 Paris Orientation and Free Time Admire the sights including the Champs Élysées, Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. The rest of your day is free to explore the city. Tonight perhaps experience a Parisian cabaret? (BB)

Day 14 Rome – Venice (2 Nights) Traverse the Apennine Mountains and cross the Veneto plain before arriving in the Venice region. (BB, D) Hotel: Villa Braida

Day 3 Paris - Bordeaux Travel to the Loire Valley and view the Château d' Amboise where Joan of Arc passed through before her battle with the English. Arrive later in Bordeaux. (BB, D) Hotel: Ibis Centre Meriadeck Day 4 Bordeaux - Biarritz - Lourdes Head to Biarritz on the wild Atlantic coast before arriving in the pilgrim town of Lourdes. (BB, D) Hotel: Mercure Imperial Day 5 Lourdes - Madrid (2 Nights) Cross the border into Spain and pass by the city of Burgos en route towards the cosmopolitan capital city of Madrid. (BB) Hotel: Occidental Este Day 6 Madrid Sightseeing and Free Time See the Royal Palace and Plaza de España during your sightseeing with a Local Specialist. Consider an excursion to Toledo. (BB) Day 7 Madrid - Barcelona (2 Nights) Travel through the hills of Aragon and Catalonia to the bustling city of Barcelona. (BB, D) Hotel: Frontair Congress Day 8 Barcelona Sightseeing and Free Time This morning your Local Specialist shows you the sights including the Ramblas and the Sagrada Familia. Enjoy an afternoon exploring the city or perhaps consider joining an Optional Experience. (BB) Day 9 Barcelona - French Riviera (2 Nights) Cross over the foothills of the Pyrenees and continue through Provence before arriving on the French Riviera. (BB) Hotel: Amarante Cannes

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Day 10 French Riviera and Free Time Enjoy free time to explore the French Riviera. Relax on the beach or enjoy lunch at a pavement café. (BB) Day 11 French Riviera - Monaco - Pisa Florence Visit the Principality of Monaco where you view the Royal residence. See the Leaning Tower of Pisa before arriving at your hotel near Florence. (BB, D) Hotel: Miro

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Day 12 Florence - Rome (2 Nights) Explore wonderful Florence with time to wander through its cobbled streets before arriving in Rome. (BB) Hotel: Pinewood

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Day 15 Venice Orientation and Free Time Enjoy a demonstration of glassblowing on Giudecca island with time to shop and explore. Marvel at the sights as you cruise to St. Mark's Square by private launch. (BB) Day 16 Venice – Vienna (2 Nights) Travel through spectacular scenery and cross into Austria and make your way to the imperial city of Vienna. (BB) Hotel: Novum Prinz Eugen Day 17 Vienna Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist shows you the sights of Vienna including the Opera House, Hofburg, Parliament and Imperial Boulevards. Spend free time exploring or perhaps take an excursion to the vast Schönbrunn Palace. (BB) Day 18 Vienna – Salzburg – Innsbruck Arrive in Salzburg where you see Mozart's birthplace as well as locations from the Sound of Music. In Innsbruck view the Golden Roof and Hofburg Palace. (BB, D) Hotel: Bon Alpina Day 19 Innsbruck – Liechtenstein – Lucerne Region (2 Nights) Visit Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein. Cross into Switzerland and traverse mountain passes to picturesque Sarnen. (BB, D) Hotel: Krone Sarnen/Krone Giswil Day 20 Lucerne Orientation and Free Time Your orientation tour includes the poignant Lion Monument and the 14th-century wooden Chapel Bridge, with free time afterwards to shop for all things Swiss. (BB) Day 21 Lucerne Region – Heidelberg – Rhineland Visit Heidelberg and see the castle overlooking the town. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: NH Weinheim Day 22 Rhineland – Rhine Cruise – Amsterdam (2 Nights) Enjoy a leisurely cruise along the Rhine where you see steep vineyards and medieval castles. Arrive later in Amsterdam. (BB) Hotel: Ibis Schiphol Day 23 Amsterdam Orientation and Excursion to Volendam See the historic sights of Amsterdam, and visit a diamond polishing centre. In Volendam learn about the arts of cheese and clog making. (BB)

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Day 1 London - Paris (2 Nights) Meet your Travel Director and embark on your journey. From Dover see the White Cliffs as you cross to Calais. Continue through the Somme battlefields in France to Paris. Hotel: Mercure La Defense

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Your London Hotel: Copthorne Tara For rates and full details please see page 90. This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the above hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Costsaver. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €192 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

Day 24 Amsterdam – London Pass through Belgium to Calais and board your ferry to Dover. Later arrive in London where your memorable holiday comes to an end. (BB)

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€125 PER DAY

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YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Dover See the White Cliffs • Paris City tour with views of the Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower and Champs Élysées • Tours View the cathedral • Biarritz Visit the seaside resort • Pamplona Orientation of this famous city • Madrid City tour with a Local Specialist. See Plaza de España • Barcelona City tour with a Local Specialist. See Sagrada Familia Cathedral • South of France Drive through Provence • Monaco View the Old Town • Pisa View the Leaning Tower • Florence Visit the Renaissance city • Rome City tour with a Local Specialist. View St. Peter's Basilica, the Colosseum and the ancient sites • Athens City tour with a Local Specialist. Visit the ancient Acropolis, Parthenon and see the Temple of Zeus • Venice Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a glassblowing workshop • Innsbruck See the Golden Roof and Hofburg Palace • Liechtenstein Visit the capital, Vaduz • Lucerne Visit the Lion Monument • Schaffhausen Stop to view the Rhine Falls • Black Forest See this beautiful forested region • Heidelberg View the castle • Rhine Valley Cruise the romantic Rhine • Amsterdam See the historic city centre

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€3495

(per person twin share)

27 Nights accommodation 27 Buffet breakfasts 1 Three-course lunch 9 Three-course dinners

Day 2 Paris Orientation and Free Time Admire the sights on your sightseeing including views of the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and the Champs Élysées. The rest of your day is free to explore the city or visit one of the museums or attractions. This evening consider a night out at a Parisian Cabaret. (BB) Day 3 Paris - Tours - Bordeaux Drive through the vineyards of the Loire Valley and stop in the lovely city of Tours for free time. Later travel to the picturesque city of Bordeaux where you will dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Ibis Centre Meriadeck Day 4 Bordeaux - Biarritz - Pamplona This morning travel to the glamorous seaside resort of Biarritz. Take in views of the ocean from the promenade before heading for the Spanish border. Pass through the verdant hills of Navarra to Pamplona, famous for its annual bull run. (BB, D) Hotel: Abba Reino de Navarra Day 5 Pamplona - Madrid Sightseeing (2 Nights) Traverse the splendid landscape through Rioja to the capital, Madrid, where this afternoon your Local Specialist shows you all the sights including the Royal Palace and Plaza de España. (BB) Hotel: Meliá Avenida América Day 6 Madrid Free Time Today is free to explore on your own or perhaps consider joining an Optional Experience to Toledo. This vibrant city has much to offer – from fine museums to excellent shopping – there is something for everyone. (BB)

Day 11 French Riviera – Monaco – Pisa – Florence Explore Monaco's Old Town this morning before following the spectacular coastline into Italy. In Pisa view the famous Leaning Tower before arriving later at your hotel near Florence. (BB, D) Hotel: Miro Day 12 Florence – Rome (2 Nights) Experience the sights and delights of Renaissance Florence this morning. Enjoy an orientation of this city as well as free time to explore before leaving and travelling to Rome. (BB) Hotel: Ergife Palace Day 13 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time Admire the landmarks with your Local Specialist including the Colosseum and the ancient sites of Rome. Visit St. Peter's Basilica. Afterwards shop or perhaps explore the Sistine Chapel. (BB) Day 14 Rome – Bay Of Naples Drive south from Rome to the scenic Bay of Naples. Don't miss an Optional Experience to the spectacular Amalfi Coast. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Grand La Panoramica/Pompei Resort Day 15 Bay Of Naples – Ancona – At Sea This morning you may consider joining our expert for an Optional Experience to the excavations of Pompeii, the perfectly preserved Roman town which was engulfed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Later travel across Italy to the port of Ancona to board your overnight ferry to Greece. (BB, D) Day 16 At Sea – Patras – Athens (4 Nights) Arrive in the port of Patras in Greece and continue by road to Athens. (BB) Hotel: Novotel/Zafolia

TAILOR YOUR TRIP

Day 7 Madrid - Barcelona Sightseeing (2 Nights) Cross the Spanish Meseta and pass Catalonia's sprawling vineyards en route to Barcelona. On arrival your Local Specialist shows you the sights including the Ramblas and the Sagrada Familia. (BB) Hotel: Exe Barcelona Gate

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Day 8 Barcelona Free Time Enjoy a full free day to explore the city or perhaps join an Optional Experience to nearby Montserrat to see the mystical Black Madonna. (BB)

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Day 9 Barcelona - French Riviera (2 Nights) Head back into France and through Provence towards the French Riviera. Drive along the coast to the celebrity hotspot Cannes which is famous for its annual film festival and where you will have a two-night stay. (BB) Hotel: Amarante Cannes

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Multiple Trip Discount Young Traveller Discount

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SAVE €10 p.p.

Past Guests Benefits

VIP OFFERS & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Your London Hotel: Ibis Earls Court For rates and full details please see page 90. This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the above hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Costsaver. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €224 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

FLIGHTS Our prices do not include scheduled flights. Prices can change on a daily basis and we want to ensure we offer the latest and most competitive rates, giving you flexibility and choice – Speak to our Travel Experts now for more details.

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Day 10 French Riviera Free Time Enjoy a full day of relaxation on one of the most beautiful coastlines in Europe. (BB)

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Day 1 London - Paris (2 Nights) Greetings from your Travel Director this morning before you travel through Kent to the port of Dover. See the White Cliffs as you board the ferry to Calais in France. Travel past the poignant battlefields of the Somme and arrive later in Paris. Hotel: Novotel Pont de Sevres

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Day 17 Athens Your Travel Director will be on hand to give you advice on how best to spend your time in Athens. Why not join our 3-day Aegean Cruise? See page 39 for trip details. (BB) Day 18 Athens Soak in the atmosphere of the city or join an Optional Experience to Delphi. (BB) Day 19 Athens Enjoy another day exploring this fascinating capital and do last-minute souvenir shopping in the Plaka district. (BB) Day 20 Athens Sightseeing – At Sea Admire the sights with your Local Specialist including a visit to the Parthenon, Acropolis as well as seeing the Temple of Zeus. In Patras board your ship for an overnight cruise to the Italian city of Ancona. (BB, D) Day 21 At Sea – Ancona – Bologna Arrive in Ancona and travel to Bologna. Enjoy lunch aboard your Adriatic ferry. (BB, L) Hotel: Best Western Plus Tower

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Day 22 Bologna – Venice Head north through the Emilia Romagna region to Venice. Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square. Enjoy a glassblowing demonstration and spend time afterwards exploring. (BB) Hotel: Best Western Airvenice Day 23 Venice – Innsbruck Travel through scenic mountainous landscapes including the majestic Brenner Pass into Austria before arriving in Innsbruck. Your orientation includes views of the Golden Roof and Hofburg Palace. (BB, D) Hotel: Bon Alpina Day 24 Innsbruck – Vaduz – Lake Lucerne (2 Nights) Visit Vaduz, capital of Liechtenstein, then drive through scenic alpine landscapes to lovely Lake Lucerne. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: SwissEver Day 25 Lucerne Orientation and Free Time Travel into the heart of Lucerne where your orientation will reveal the Chapel Bridge and Lion Monument. Afterwards consider taking an Optional Experience up Mount Pilatus for spectacular views over the Alps. (BB)

Day 26 Lake Lucerne – Heidelberg – Rhineland Marvel at the mighty Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen before crossing the border over into Germany. Pass through the Black Forest and make your way to the university town of Heidelberg. View the imposing red sandstone castle towering above the city before making your way to the hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: NH Bingen Day 27 Rhineland – Rhine Cruise – Amsterdam This morning relax aboard your cruise through the Rhine Valley. See the famous Lorelei Rock and see medieval castles and vineyards. Then continue to the Dutch border and make your way to lively Amsterdam. (BB) Hotel: Ibis Schiphol Day 28 Amsterdam – London Drive back into France to Calais where you board your ferry back to Dover. Arrive later in London and bid farewell to your Travel Director and newfound friends at the end of this memorable European Discoverer. (BB)

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YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

£3557†

(per person twin share)

27 Nights accommodation 27 Buffet breakfasts 3 Lunches on-board cruise 3 Dinners on-board cruise City orientation tours Start: London - End: London TRIP CODE: EDMM

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DAYS 1-16 As per the European Discoverer itinerary. Day 17 Embark Piraeus - Mykonos Board your ship in Piraeus harbour and cruise to stylish Mykonos. Enjoy a few hours here before the cruise continues. (Breakfast is included at the hotel.) (BB, L, D) Day 18 Kusadasi - Patmos Arrive early this morning at Kusadasi and enjoy an included Shore Experience to the incredible ruins of Ephesus. Sail to Patmos with time to perhaps visit the Fortress Monastery of St. John. (BB, L, D) Day 19 Heraklion - Santorini We arrive in Heraklion this morning and have the opportunity to explore Crete's Minoan culture and heritage at the Palace of Knossos, before continuing to the island of Santorini for an included Shore Experience to the spellbinding village of Oia. (BB, L, D)

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. †Cabin Categories: The price above is based on Moderate A (IA) cabin category. Superior, Premier and Premium outside cabin categories are also available. The pricing above and on our website includes port taxes, tips and fuel surcharges and is accurate as of July 2018. Please see costsavertour.com for all pricing.

Day 20 Return Athens (Piraeus) Disembark early this morning and rejoin the trip. (BB, D) DAYS 21-28 As per the European Discoverer itinerary.

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TAILOR YOUR TRIP

Could not fault a thing, great travel director, terrific coach driver, amazing places, accommodation was very comfortable.

KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

AD RE Y

European Discoverer

TO GO

Triple cabins: are available on this trip.

FLIGHTS Our prices do not include scheduled flights. Prices can change on a daily basis and we want to ensure we offer the latest and most competitive rates, giving you flexibility and choice – Speak to our Travel Experts now for more details.

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7 DAYS 2 COUNTRIES

€133

Jewels of Italy

PER DAY

COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Rome Sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist includes a visit to St. Peter's Basilica and views of the mighty Colosseum • Pisa Visit the Square of Miracles to view the Leaning Tower • Florence Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the Cathedral, Piazza della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio

VENICE

Verona

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• Verona View the Roman Arena and Juliet's Balcony • Venice Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island

Pisa

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ITALY 2 ROME

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YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

€925

(per person twin share)

6 Nights accommodation 6 Buffet breakfasts 2 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour with a visit to the Vatican City. Enter the awe-inspiring St. Peter's Basilica and view Michelangelo's statue, the Pietà. Don't miss the opportunity to join an Optional Experience to visit the famous Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums. View the mighty Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Afterwards, enjoy free time to take in the sights or join an Optional Experience to explore the Pantheon and Piazza Navona. (BB) Day 3 Rome - Pisa - Florence (2 Nights) This morning, leave Rome and head north towards Central Italy. Travel through picturesque scenery in Tuscany before arriving in the town of Pisa. Visit the Square of Miracles featuring the Leaning Tower, Cathedral and Baptistery. There is time to shop for souvenirs and take pictures. Later, arrive at your hotel near Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. (BB) Hotel: Novotel Firenze Nord Day 4 Florence Sightseeing and Free Time There are few cities in the world with an artistic legacy to equal that of Florence. Your Local Specialist gives a superb commentary of the city's history during your walking tour, which includes views of the Baptistery, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the impressive Giotto's Bell Tower, Ponte Vecchio and a visit to Piazza della Signoria. Experience a demonstration of fine leatherwork with time to explore on your own. Shop for high-quality leather and 18-carat gold jewellery for which Florence is renowned and don't forget to try a gelato. Later enjoy dinner at the hotel. (BB, D) Day 5 Florence - Verona - Venice (Mestre) (2 Nights) Your journey continues north across the dramatic Apennine Mountains to Verona, the home of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers. View the vast Roman Arena, where concerts are still held regularly each year. Stop and view Juliet's balcony in a courtyard which has become a popular tourist site for the tragic story of the Montague and Capulet family feud. Head east to the magical, romantic city of Venice. (BB, D) Hotel: Antony Day 6 Venice Orientation and Free Time Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island. Then cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square in the heart of Venice. Admire the Bridge of Sighs, the ornate Doge's Palace and the Byzantine Basilica of St. Mark. Spend free time afterwards exploring

KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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this fascinating city or perhaps take a cruise across the lagoon to the island of Burano for a relaxing farewell dinner. Burano is an island in the Venetian lagoon known for its brightly coloured houses. (BB) Day 7 Depart Venice (Mestre) This morning say ‘arrivederci' to Italy, your Travel Director and newfound friends at the end of an unforgettable holiday. Transfers are available to Venice Marco Polo Airport. Conditions apply. (BB)

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Airport Transfers: On arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport transfers will operate at 9.30am, 12.30pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Venice Marco Polo Airport at 8am and 9.30am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €56 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

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TRIP CODE: IJWL

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Day 1 Arrive Rome (2 Nights) Welcome to Rome. After checking in, relax and unwind. Later meet with your Travel Director and fellow travellers. This evening, consider a stroll around this fascinating ancient city and mingle with the locals in beautiful squares with stunning architecture. Hotel: Ergife Palace

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8 DAYS 2 COUNTRIES

€112 PER DAY

Highlights of the Italian Lakes COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Lake Como Enjoy the alpine peaks and sparkling waters of this scenic lake as well as an included cruise to Bellagio • Lake Lugano Visit the Swiss city of Lugano located on the shores of this spectacular lake • Lake Maggiore Visit Italy's secondlargest lake and see the beautiful towns, villages and gardens • Verona Orientation walk including views of Juliet's Balcony and the Roman Arena • Lake Garda Visit Italy's largest lake and enjoy breathtaking scenery on an included scenic drive • Bergamo Visit this fascinating historic city with two distinct centres. Enjoy a funicular ride with spectacular views • Milan Enjoy a sightseeing tour in Milan with your Local Specialist including the Duomo, the Galleria and La Scala

SWITZERLAND Lake Maggiore

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€895

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YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

(per person twin share)

7 Nights accommodation 7 Buffet breakfasts 3 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Lake Como Excursion After breakfast, enjoy a short drive to Lake Como and an included cruise to Bellagio known as 'the pearl of the Lake'. The legendary beauty of this tiny lakeside village has attracted the rich and famous throughout the centuries. (BB) Day 3 Saronno - Lugano (Switzerland) Lake Maggiore (2 Nights) This morning, make your way to the Swiss city of Lugano which is also known as the ‘Monte Carlo of Switzerland'. An ever-growing number of celebrities, entertainers and successful athletes have residences along the shores of this scenic lake. Enjoy free time to walk along the lake or do a little shopping for Swiss souvenirs. Later, travel back to Italy for a two-night stay at your hotel on the western shores of Lake Maggiore. This evening, enjoy an included dinner at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Villa Carlotta

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FLIGHTS Our prices do not include scheduled flights. Prices can change on a daily basis and we want to ensure we offer the latest and most competitive rates, giving you flexibility and choice – Speak to our Travel Experts now for more details.

Day 4 Lake Maggiore Free Day Lake Maggiore is the second-largest lake in Italy after Lake Garda and one of the most scenic. Immortalised in Ernest Hemingway's novel ‘A Farewell To Arms'. You will have a free day to explore or perhaps take an excursion to the Borromean Islands. (BB) Day 5 Lake Maggiore - Verona - Lake Garda Scenic Drive - Rovereto (2 Nights) This morning, travel to Shakespeare's romantic Verona where you enjoy an orientation tour of the town including sights such as the Roman Arena and Juliet's Balcony. Afterwards, you will have free time to savour the atmosphere of this historic city. This afternoon, take a scenic drive along Lake Garda, before arriving at your hotel for a two-night stay. (BB) Hotel: Mercure Nerocubo Day 6 Lake District Free Day Consider joining a full-day Optional Experience into the Dolomite Mountains where you can ride a cable car up one of the mountain peaks for spectacular views. (BB)

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Day 7 Rovereto - Bergamo - Milan En route to Milan, stop and visit the attractive town of Bergamo by funicular. Ascend to the upper town enjoying the breathtaking views. On arrival in Milan, enjoy a walking tour of the city centre with your Local Specialist including views of the Gothic Duomo, the 19th-century Galleria and La Scala Opera House. This evening, enjoy dinner at the hotel with your companions. (BB, D) Hotel: Holiday Inn Nord Zara KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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Day 8 Depart Milan This morning, say ‘arrivederci' to Italy, your Travel Director and newfound friends at the end of an unforgettable holiday. Transfers are available to Milan Malpensa Airport. Conditions apply. (BB)

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The trip was exactly as advertised. Just enough time at every sight and two nights in three hotels leads to a wonderful, relaxing tour. Appreciated the free time in each location as didn’t feel fully programmed all the time which is a perk for me. CHERYL, CANADA, 2018

TO GO

AD RE Y

Day 1 Arrive Milan - Saronno (2 Nights) Welcome to the Italian Lakes region. Airport transfers are provided from Milan Malpensa Airport to your hotel in Saronno. Well known for its almond or apricot kernel biscuits (amaretti), the sweet, almond-flavoured Italian liqueur called Amaretto is also produced in this town. After checking in, relax and unwind before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for an included dinner at the hotel. (D) Hotel: Starhotels Grand Milan

VIP OFFERS & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Airport transfers: On arrival at Milan Malpensa Airport transfers will operate at 9.30am, 1pm and 3.30pm to Saronno. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Milan Malpensa Airport at 7.30am and 10.30am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €64 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

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€117 PER DAY

Highlights of Sicily COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Taormina Visit the town and enjoy views from Piazza Nove Aprile • Mount Etna A drive takes you to Mount Etna for spectacular views of Europe's largest active volcano • Agrigento Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes a visit inside the UNESCO World Heritage Site the Valley of the Temples • Mondello Visit the picturesque fishing village • Palermo Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes a visit inside Palermo Cathedral

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€1050

(per person twin share)

8 Nights accommodation 8 Buffet breakfasts 3 Three-course dinners City orientation tours Day 8 Disembark in Naples – Rome Travel back to the Italian capital of Rome this morning. There is time on arrival to do some last-minute sightseeing or souvenir shopping. This evening, you might like to celebrate the end of your holiday with a special dinner. (BB) Hotel: Pinewood

Day 2 Rome - Naples Journey south past the Abbey of Monte Cassino to the city of Naples. Enjoy dinner at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Holiday Inn

Day 9 Depart Rome This morning, say 'arrivederci' to Italy, your Travel Director and fellow travellers as you prepare to return home with wonderful memories. Transfers are available to Rome Fiumicino airport. Conditions apply. (BB)

Day 3 Naples - Ferry to Sicily - Acireale (2 Nights) Drive south via Salerno and through the gorgeous Calabrian countryside. Take the ferry across the straits of Messina to Sicily and the coastal town of Acireale - your home for the next two nights. This evening, enjoy dinner at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: President Park Day 4 Taormina Sightseeing and Excursion to Mount Etna Today we take a scenic drive to Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe. Enjoy a visit to Taormina town. Stroll along the elegant Corso Umberto to the Piazza Nove Aprile for splendid panoramic views across the bay. Spend free time shopping for souvenirs and handmade lace on the Corso. Tonight, consider an evening out to enjoy local specialities. (BB) Day 5 Acireale - Agrigento - Palermo (2 Nights) Drive to Agrigento on the southern coast of Sicily where the Valley of the Temples once formed part of an ancient Greek colony. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to seven Greek temples dating from the 6th century BC. Meet with a Local Specialist and walk along the fortified ridge stopping at all the main sights. Admire spectacular views from the Temple of Juno overlooking the sea. In the afternoon, continue to the Sicilian capital of Palermo in time for dinner. (BB, D) Hotel: Astoria Palace Day 6 Palermo Sightseeing and Excursion to Mondello This morning, meet your Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour of the city which includes a visit inside the honey-coloured cathedral and a walk to Piazza Bellini. Later travel to the beautiful fishing village of Mondello. See the picturesque beach which lies between two cliffs. Once a small fishing village it became popular as a holiday destination and today has a very lively seafront promenade. (BB) Day 7 Palermo Free time - Overnight Ferry to Naples Enjoy free time in Palermo this morning for exploration or consider an Optional Experience to visit the quaint medieval village of Cefalù. This evening, board your overnight ferry to Naples. (BB)

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Day 1 Arrive Rome Welcome to Rome. After checking in to your hotel, relax and unwind before meeting with your Travel Director in the afternoon. This evening, consider taking a stroll around this fascinating city and soak up the historic atmosphere. Hotel: Ergife Palace

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing.

This is my sixth trip with Costsaver and I have had a wonderful time with each one. The tour was great and Lidia was full of information about Sicily. Our coach driver was exceptional and did a great job driving through the narrow streets. I would recommend Costsaver. CAROL, CANADA, 2018

For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Airport transfers: On arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport transfers will operate at 9.30am, 12.30pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Rome Fiumicino Airport at 7am and 9.30am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €72 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

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10 DAYS 2 COUNTRIES

€125

Italian Scene

PER DAY

COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Rome Sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist includes a visit to St. Peter's Basilica and views of the mighty Colosseum • Sorrento Visit this popular resort • Cassino Views of the monastery high on the hill • Assisi Orientation of this beautiful town dedicated to St. Francis

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VENICE

Lake Como

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Verona

ITALY

• Venice Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island

FLORENCE Pisa

1

• Verona View Juliet's Balcony and the impressive Roman Arena

1 ASSISI

• Italian Lakes Visit Lake Como • Pisa Visit the Square of Miracles to view the Leaning Tower

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• Florence Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the Cathedral, Piazza della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio

Cassino

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€1250

(per person twin share)

9 Nights accommodation 9 Buffet breakfasts 4 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time Don't miss the opportunity to join an Optional Experience to the famous Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums. Later your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour starting with a visit to the Vatican City and the awe-inspiring St. Peter's Basilica to view Michelangelo's statue, the Pietà. Cross the Tiber to view the mighty Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. (BB) Day 3 Rome - Sorrento - Bay of Naples Today head south to the Bay of Naples and stop in the nearby resort of Sorrento. Consider an Optional Experience to Positano and the Amalfi Coast. Later enjoy dinner at the hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Il Castello Day 4 Bay of Naples - Cassino - Assisi Perhaps join an Optional Experience guided walking tour of Pompeii, which laid undiscovered beneath a layer of volcanic ash for centuries after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Afterwards, leave the Bay of Naples and view the monastery at Cassino, the scene of fierce battles during the Second World War. Continue north to the mystical town of Assisi, built on the fertile slopes of Mount Subasio in Umbria. (BB, D) Hotel: Frate Sole Day 5 Assisi - Venice (Oriago) (2 Nights) Your morning orientation tour of Assisi reveals a town that has changed little since the time of St. Francis, who was born here in 1182. See the sights of St. Francis' birthplace, including the medieval ramparts and the Basilica of St. Francis's. Your journey continues north across the dramatic Apennine Mountains to the magical, romantic city of Venice. (BB, D) Hotel: Il Burchiello Day 6 Venice Orientation and Free Time Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island. Then cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square in the heart of Venice. Admire the Bridge of Sighs, the ornate Doge's Palace and the Byzantine Basilica of St. Mark. Spend free time afterwards exploring this fascinating city or perhaps take a trip out across the lagoon to the island of Burano for a relaxing meal. (BB) Day 7 Venice (Oriago) - Verona - Lake Como - Italian Lakes (Saronno) Head west across the plains of Veneto to Verona, the home of Shakespeare's starcrossed lovers. View the vast Roman Arena, where concerts are still held regularly and walk to view Juliet's Balcony. Continue north to the Italian Lake District to visit Lake Como, a

KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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favoured summer retreat of the rich and famous before arriving at your hotel where you dine tonight. (BB, D) Hotel: Starhotels Grand Milan Day 8 Italian Lakes (Saronno) – Pisa – Florence This morning travel south to the famous town of Pisa. Explore the Square of Miracles, featuring the Leaning Tower, Cathedral and Baptistery. There is time to shop for souvenirs and take pictures. Arrive later at your hotel near Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. (BB) Hotel: Wall Art Day 9 Florence Sightseeing – Rome There are few cities in the world with an artistic legacy to equal that of Florence. Your Local Specialist gives a superb commentary of the city's history during your walking tour, which includes views of the Baptistery, the Ponte Vecchio, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the impressive Giotto's Bell Tower, and a visit to Piazza della Signoria. Shop for high-quality leather and 18-carat gold jewellery, for which Florence is renowned and don't forget to try a gelato. Later, travel back to the Eternal City. This evening in Rome you might like to celebrate the end of your holiday in style. (BB) Hotel: Ergife Palace Day 10 Depart Rome This morning say ‘arrivederci' to Italy, your Travel Director and newfound friends at the end of an unforgettable holiday. Transfers are available to Rome Fiumicino Airport. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Day 1 Arrive Rome (2 Nights) Welcome to Rome. After checking in, relax and unwind. Later meet with your Travel Director and fellow travellers. This evening, consider a stroll around this fascinating city and take in the vibrant atmosphere. Hotel: Ergife Palace

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing.

WANT MORE INCLUDED? Have you seen Trafalgar's similar 'European Whirl' which includes exclusive Trip Highlights, more meals and upgraded hotels? Visit trafalgar.com

FLIGHTS Our prices do not include scheduled flights. Prices can change on a daily basis and we want to ensure we offer the latest and most competitive rates, giving you flexibility and choice – Speak to our Travel Experts now for more details.

For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Airport transfers: On arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport transfers will operate at 9.30am, 12.30pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Rome Fiumicino Airport at 7am and 9.30am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €80 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

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13 DAYS 3 COUNTRIES

€115 PER DAY

Splendours of Italy COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Rome Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes a visit to St. Peter's Basilica and views of the mighty Colosseum • Sorrento Orientation tour of this popular resort • Assisi Orientation tour includes St. Francis' Basilica • Venice Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island

SWITZERLAND Lugano

VENICE

ITALIAN LAKES 2

2

Verona

ITALY

• Verona View the Roman Arena and Juliet's Balcony

FLORENCE 2

• Lugano Visit this magnificent lakeside resort

Pisa

• Italian Lakes Enjoy a free day with spectacular views

Siena

1 ASSISI

• Pisa View the Square of Miracles and the famous Leaning Tower • Florence Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the Cathedral, Piazza della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio

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• Siena Visit the Piazza del Campo famous for the Palio horse race

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€1495

(per person twin share)

12 Nights accommodation 12 Buffet breakfasts 5 Three course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Rome Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of the city, starting with a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, one of the largest and most inspiring churches ever built. Your trip continues across the Tiber River with views of the iconic Colosseum and the ancient sites of Rome. Spend free time exploring the wonderful sights on your own. Perhaps take an Optional Experience offered by your Travel Director. (BB) Day 3 Rome - Bay of Naples (2 Nights) This morning perhaps join an Optional Experience to the Vatican Museums. Then journey south past the Abbey of Monte Cassino to the Bay of Naples, your home for the next two nights. This afternoon why not take an Optional Experience to Positano and the Amalfi Coast? (BB, D) Hotel: Grand La Panoramica/Costa Day 4 Sorrento Excursion Enjoy an excursion to the nearby clifftop resort of Sorrento with free time to shop for souvenirs. Make sure you sample some of the delicious Limoncello produced from local lemons for which the region is famous. (BB, D) Day 5 Bay of Naples - Assisi This morning consider an Optional Experience to see the excavations of Pompeii, which laid undiscovered for centuries beneath a layer of volcanic ash after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Later drive through the rolling hills of Umbria to the mystical town of Assisi on the slopes of Mount Subasio, birthplace of St. Francis. Enjoy an orientation tour which includes St. Francis Basilica, renowned for its fresco paintings. (BB, D) Hotel: Frate Sole Day 6 Assisi - Venice (Oriago) (2 Nights) Enjoy a scenic drive across the dramatic Apennine Mountains to the magical floating city of Venice. Dine at your hotel this evening. (BB, D) Hotel: Il Burchiello Day 7 Venice Orientation and Free Time Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca island. You are surrounded by magnificent sights and sounds as you cruise by private launch along the Giudecca canal to St. Mark's Square. Admire the Bridge of Sighs, the ornate Doge's Palace and the Basilica of St. Mark. Explore the city during your free time or maybe take a trip to Burano Island in the lagoon for a delicious meal. (BB)

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admire the Roman Arena and Juliet's Balcony. Continue across the Swiss border and visit the pretty lakeside resort of Lugano. Arrive at your hotel where you dine tonight. (BB, D) Hotel: Starhotels Grand Milan Day 9 Free Day or Milan and Lake Como Excursion Today you have a full day to enjoy the facilities at your hotel including the swimming pool. Alternatively consider an Optional Experience to Milan and Lake Como. (BB) Day 10 Italian Lakes Region – Pisa – Florence (2 Nights) Cross the Apennine Mountains, travel along the Italian Riviera arriving in Pisa. Here we see the famous leaning tower in the Square of Miracles. Later arrive at your hotel near the Renaissance city of Florence. Tonight you may wish to enjoy a wonderful dinner in the Tuscan hills. (BB) Hotel: Wall Art Day 11 Florence Sightseeing and Free Time Florence is one of the liveliest and most creative cities in Europe and home to some of the world's greatest works of art and architecture. Your Local Specialist gives you an excellent account of the city's history during your walking tour, which includes views of the Baptistery, the Ponte Vecchio, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the impressive Giotto's Bell Tower and a visit to Piazza della Signoria. Experience a demonstration of fine leatherwork and in your free time visit one of the many museums or simply relax and enjoy the ambience. (BB) Day 12 Florence – Siena – Rome Admire the beautiful scenery as you drive through the Chianti region of Tuscany to Siena, a medieval city famous for its biannual Palio horse race. Marvel at its rich heritage during your orientation tour. This evening in Rome you might like to mark the end of an enjoyable holiday with a meal out. (BB) Hotel: Raganelli Day 13 Depart Rome This morning say ‘arrivederci' to Italy, your Travel Director and fellow travellers as you prepare to return home with wonderful memories. Transfers are available to Rome Fiumicino airport. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Day 1 Arrive Rome (2 Nights) Welcome to Rome. After check-in at your hotel, relax and unwind before meeting with your Travel Director in the afternoon. This evening why not take a stroll around this fascinating city and soak up the amazing atmosphere. Hotel: Ergife Palace

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Airport transfers: On arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport transfers will operate at 9.30am, 12.30pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Rome Fiumicino Airport at 7am and 9.30am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €104 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

Day 8 Venice (Oriago) - Verona - Lugano Italian Lakes (2 Nights) Journey west to Verona, the setting for Shakespeare's most famous play, and stop to KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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9 DAYS 1 COUNTRY

€109 PER DAY

Spanish Experience COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Madrid Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes Puerta del Sol, the Cervantes Memorial and the Cibeles Fountain • Toledo Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the Synagogue and Cathedral. Visit a steel workshop • Puerto Lápice Visit the inn where Don Quixote is said to have been dubbed a knight • Seville Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the Cathedral and Giralda Tower

SPAIN

• Granada Enjoy a scenic drive to this Moorish city

BARCELONA 2

MADRID 2

• Guadix View the cave homes in “Barrio Troglodyte”

Peñíscola

Toledo

• Valencia See the town hall, Cathedral, Towers of Serrano and Quarte and the City of Arts and Sciences • Peñiscola See the ancient castle overlooking the beach • Barcelona Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of Gaudi's Sagrada Familia, the Ramblas and views from Montjuïc

Complimentary transfer available back to Madrid

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Puerto Lápice SEVILLE

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€975

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(per person twin share)

8 Nights accommodation 8 Buffet Breakfasts 3 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Madrid Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist shows you the sights of Madrid including the Cibeles fountain, the Gran Via, the Paseo de la Castellana and the Puerta del Sol. At Plaza de España, admire the monument to Cervantes. Afterwards, consider an Optional Experience to the medieval city of Segovia - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This evening you might be tempted by Madrid's nightlife, where the locals dine late and enjoy the open-air cafés and vibrant atmosphere until the early hours. (BB) Day 3 Madrid - Toledo - Puerto Lápice Seville (2 Nights) In the medieval city of Toledo – the ancient capital of Castile – your Local Specialist takes you on a walking tour through the quaint streets for views of the cathedral and synagogue. Toledo has been a traditional sword making and steel working centre for over 2000 years and was the standard source of weaponry for the Roman legions. Visit a steel workshop to see some fine examples of this age-old craft. Your journey continues south to Puerto Lápice where, reputedly, Don Quixote was dubbed ‘a knight' by a local innkeeper. The plains of La Mancha give way to the hills of Andalucía with striking whitewashed villages and churches. Arrive in Seville, a vibrant city and the home of bullfighting and flamenco. (BB, D) Hotel: MA Congresos Day 4 Seville Sightseeing and Free Time Admire the great monuments and sights of Seville with your Local Specialist. View the pavilions in Maria Luisa Park, constructed for the 1929 Exposition. Marvel at the mighty cathedral and La Giralda Bell Tower. Tonight you might like to experience the fire and passion of a Spanish flamenco show. (BB) Day 5 Seville - Granada Start the day with a picturesque drive through beautiful villages to the Moorish city of Granada. Enjoy free time to explore or participate in an Optional Experience suggested by your Travel Director. (BB) Hotel: Macia Condor Day 6 Granada - Guadix - Valencia Cross the Mora Pass through the superb scenery of the Sierra Nevada. Admire the cave dwellings in Guadix with time to take pictures. Continue through Murcia and the palm groves of Elche to Valencia, renowned for its orange fruit. See the Bullring, the great Cathedral and the Towers of Serrano and Quart during your orientation KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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tour. Stop to view the City of Arts and Sciences which is a large-scale urban recreation centre for culture and science, designed by Santiago Calatrava. Later arrive at your hotel where you dine tonight with your fellow travellers. (BB, D) Hotel: Sercotel Acteón Day 7 Valencia – Peñíscola – Barcelona Sightseeing (2 Nights) Head north along the coast through the Levant region and stop at Peñíscola to view the ancient castle of the ‘Spanish Pope', used in the film El Cid. Continue along the Costa Dorada to Barcelona, Spain's most cosmopolitan city. Your Local Specialist takes you on a wonderful sightseeing tour, which includes views of Gaudí's Sagrada Familia and the Plaça de Catalunya. See the lively Ramblas and enjoy spectacular views of the city from Montjuïc. Tonight, consider visiting a Catalan-style restaurant for a delicious dinner of local specialities. (BB) Hotel: NH Sant Just Day 8 Barcelona Free Time Today is free for you to explore this fascinating city. As well as having a rich Roman and medieval heritage, Barcelona also has a reputation for fun. Why not visit the monastery in the rocky mountains of Montserrat to see the Black Madonna? This evening, dine with your companions and celebrate a memorable holiday. (BB, D) Day 9 Depart Barcelona This morning say ‘adiós' to Spain, your Travel Director, and your fellow travellers at the end of your unforgettable Spanish Experience. Transfers are available to Barcelona Airport. Conditions apply. (BB) Please note: A complimentary return coach transfer is available to Madrid for all guests. It will arrive at the Costsaver extra night hotel in Madrid at approximately 6pm.

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AD RE Y

Day 1 Arrive Madrid (2 Nights) Welcome to Madrid, Spain's capital city. Check in to your hotel then relax and unwind. Later meet with your Travel Director and fellow travellers. This evening, spend free time exploring on your own or join the group for an Optional Experience walking tour of the city and the chance to savour local ‘tapas' at a café on the Plaza Mayor. Or perhaps dine in a local restaurant offering the traditional flavours of Spain. Hotel: Occidental Castellana Norte/Occidental Este

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Airport transfers: On arrival at Madrid Airport transfers will operate at 10.30am, 1pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Barcelona Airport at 8am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €72 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

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13 DAYS 3 COUNTRIES

€100

Iberian Explorer

PER DAY

COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Barcelona Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of Gaudi's Sagrada Familia, the Ramblas and views from Montjuïc • Peñiscola See the ancient castle overlooking the beach • Valencia Orientation tour includes the Cathedral, Town Hall, Towers of Serrano and Quart and City of Arts and Sciences • Guadix View the cave homes in “Barrio Troglodyte” • Granada Enjoy a scenic drive to this Moorish city • Costa Del Sol Visit this renowned resort area • Gibraltar Visit the famous Rock of Gibraltar • Seville Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the Cathedral and Giralda Tower • Lisbon View Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries on your sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist • Fátima Visit the celebrated Shrine • Salamanca Orientation of this university city includes views of the Plaza Mayor

SPAIN

SALAMANCA

BARCELONA 2

1

PORTUGAL

2 MADRID

Peñíscola

Fátima

VALENCIA 1 2 LISBON

• Madrid Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes Puerta del Sol, The Cervantes Memorial and the Cibeles Fountain

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GRANADA 1

Guadix

1 COSTA DEL SOL Gibraltar

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€1295

(per person twin share)

12 Nights accommodation 12 Buffet breakfasts 4 Three-course dinners City orientation tours Lisbon, a great seafaring city situated near where the Tagus River flows into the Atlantic Ocean. Tonight, why not consider a traditional Portuguese dinner with music? (BB) Hotel: Olaias Park

Day 2 Barcelona Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist shows you the sights including views of Gaudi's Sagrada Familia, the Ramblas, Plaça de Catalunya and spectacular views of the city from Montjuïc. Enjoy free time to explore the city or join an Optional Experience to Montserrat. (BB)

Day 9 Lisbon Sightseeing and Free Time See the Hieronymite Monastery and the medieval quarter of the city before taking in views of the Belém Tower on an included sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Then time at leisure in Lisbon or maybe take an Optional Experience to discover Portugal's Golden Triangle of Queluz, Cascais and Estoril. (BB)

Day 3 Barcelona - Peñíscola - Valencia Drive through orange groves to Peñíscola and see the ancient castle used in the film ‘El Cid'. Continue through the ‘huertas' to sunny Valencia, the third-largest city in Spain, where your orientation includes the Town Hall, the Bullring, the Towers of Serrano and Quart, the cathedral and the modern ‘City of Arts and Science' designed by renowned architect, Santiago Calatrava. (BB, D) Hotel: Mas Camarena Day 4 Valencia - Guadix - Granada Travel southwest across the ‘sierras' to view the cave houses at Guadix. Take pictures of the troglodyte dwellings and then cross the jagged Mora Pass to Granada. (BB, D) Hotel: Macia Condor Day 5 Granada - Costa del Sol This morning there is time to explore the city or participate in an Optional Experience to the Albaicín Quarter of Granada. Arrive later on the famous Costa del Sol for free time or consider an excursion to Mijas, one of the famous hilltop villages. (BB) Hotel: Sol Guadalmar/Tryp Alameda Day 6 Costa del Sol - Gibraltar - Seville (2 Nights) Enjoy a scenic coastal drive past Marbella to La Línea. Cross the border to the Rock of Gibraltar, where you have the chance to see the famous Barbary apes and possibly visit the cave of St. Michael. Then continue through the spectacular Andalusian countryside to Seville. After dinner at your hotel tonight, you might consider an Optional Experience to see a fiery flamenco show. (BB, D) Hotel: MA Congresos

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Day 7 Seville Sightseeing and Free Time Admire the great monuments and sights of Seville with your Local Specialist on your included morning sightseeing tour. View the pools and pavilions in Maria Luisa Park, constructed for the 1929 Exposition. Explore the city at your own pace or join an Optional Experience to visit the elegant Moorish Alcazar. Tonight, you might like to sample some traditional tapas. (BB) Day 8 Seville - Lisbon (2 Nights) Drive to the Portuguese border then continue past the cork trees of the Alentejo region. From here travel to the capital of Portugal,

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Day 10 Lisbon – Fátima – Salamanca A scenic drive north through the magnificent Serra d'Aire Mountains brings you to the Shrine at Fátima, site of celebrated religious miracles. Cross the border back into Spain and arrive later in Salamanca where you view the Plaza Mayor during your orientation tour. (BB) Hotel: Vincci Ciudad de Salamanca Day 11 Salamanca – Madrid Sightseeing (2 Nights) Your journey continues through the Sierra de Guadarrama Mountains to Madrid, Europe's highest capital city. This afternoon, your Local Specialist shows you all the main sights including the Royal Palace, the Puerta del Sol and the Cervantes Memorial in the Plaza de España. This evening why not visit one of Madrid's many fine restaurants where you have the chance to try some of the local dishes? (BB) Hotel: Tryp Airport Suites Day 12 Madrid Free Day An entire day to explore the city. You might like to visit the Prado Museum, watch the street artists on Plaza Mayor or join an Optional Experience to the medieval city of Toledo, the ancient capital of Castile. Tonight, dine with your companions as you celebrate a memorable holiday. (BB, D) Day 13 Depart Madrid Say ‘adios' to your companions after a wonderful holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Day 1 Arrive Barcelona (2 Nights) Welcome to Barcelona. After meeting with your Travel Director, you might like to explore Spain's most cosmopolitan city. Hotel: Exe Barcelona Gate

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16 DAYS 3 COUNTRIES

€105 PER DAY

Highlights of Spain, Morocco and Portugal COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Madrid Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes Puerta del Sol, The Cervantes Memorial and the Cibeles Fountain

SPAIN

• Toledo Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the synagogue and cathedral. Visit a steel workshop • Granada Enjoy a scenic drive to this Moorish city

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PORTUGAL

1 2 MADRID Toledo

• Fez Sightseeing includes a walking tour of the Medina and views of the Royal Palace

Fátima

• Marrakesh Visit Bahia Palace and Djemaa el-Fna Square during your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist

2 LISBON

SEVILLE

• Casablanca View the Corniche and see the Hassan II Mosque

2

1 GRANADA

• Rabat View the Mausoleum and Royal Palace during your orientation • Seville Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes views of the Cathedral and Giralda Tower

1 COSTA DEL SOL FERRY

TANGIER 1

• Lisbon View Belém Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries on your sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist

Atlas Mountains

2 FEZ

Rabat

• Fatima Visit the celebrated shrine

Casablanca

• Salamanca Orientation of this university city includes views of the Plaza Mayor

Sahara Desert

MOROCCO 2 MARRAKESH

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€1675

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15 Nights accommodation 15 Buffet breakfasts 6 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Madrid Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist shows you the sights of Madrid including the Cibeles Fountain, the Gran Vía, Paseo de la Castellana and Puerta del Sol. See the monument to Cervantes in Plaza de España. Afterwards, consider an Optional Experience to the medieval UNESCO World Heritage city of Segovia. (BB) Day 3 Madrid - Toledo - Granada Today, drive to ancient Toledo and see the cathedral and the ancient synagogue with your Local Specialist. Visit a steel workshop to see some fine examples of the famous Toledo steelcraft. Travel through Andalucía to the Moorish city of Granada. (BB, D) Hotel: Macia Condor Day 4 Granada - Costa Del Sol Enjoy free time this morning to explore or join an Optional Experience to the Albaicín Quarter of Granada. Then travel towards Malaga, the birthplace of Pablo Picasso and the gateway to the Costa del Sol. (BB) Hotel: Sol Guadalmar/ Tryp Alameda Day 5 Costa Del Sol - Fez (2 Nights) The day begins with a scenic coastal drive before boarding the ferry to Morocco, from the dramatic Rif Mountains to the imperial city of Fez, the culture of the land is as rich as it is diverse. (BB, D) Hotel: Across Hotels & Spa Day 6 Fez Sightseeing and Free Time This morning, your guided sightseeing tour includes views of the Royal Palace. Admire traditional Moroccan handiwork during a visit to a carpet cooperative. Experience the atmosphere of this exotic city with time to relax. Tonight, consider joining an Optional Experience to a traditional Arabian dinner, complete with belly dancing. (BB) Day 7 Fez - Marrakesh (2 Nights) Today, travel to the city of Marrakesh, Africa's most popular year-round sun resort, once the favourite holiday spot of Sir Winston Churchill. (BB) Hotel: Atlas Asni Day 8 Marrakesh Sightseeing and Free Time This morning, your guided sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist includes a visit to the ornate Bahia Palace and the vast Djemaa el-Fna Square with its palm readers and acrobats. Then there is time at leisure for bargain hunting in the many souks and bazaars or perhaps take an Optional Experience to a Berber village in the Ourika Valley. (BB, D) Day 9 Marrakesh - Casablanca - Rabat Tangier Today, continue to Casablanca. Upon arrival, your orientation includes a panoramic drive of the Corniche, plus views of the Hassan II Mosque with the world's tallest minaret. Then KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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continue to the capital city, Rabat, where you view the Mohammed V Mausoleum and Royal Palace. Arrive later in Tangier. (BB, D) Hotel: Atlas Rif & Spa Day 10 Tangier – Seville (2 Nights) Board the ferry for the return journey back across the Straits of Gibraltar to the Spanish mainland. Continue your journey to the capital of Andalucía, Seville for a two-night stay. (BB, D) Hotel: MA Congresos Day 11 Seville Sightseeing and Free Time Admire the great monuments and sights of Seville with your Local Specialist. See the tiled fountains, pavilions and lush palms in the Maria Luisa Park, renowned for its landscape design and walk through the imposing Plaza de España. Marvel at the mighty Cathedral and La Giralda Bell Tower. This evening, why not experience the fire and passion of a Spanish flamenco show? (BB) Day 12 Seville – Lisbon (2 Nights) Drive to the Portuguese border then continue past the cork trees of the Alentejo region. From here, travel to Lisbon, a great seafaring city. Tonight, why not consider a traditional Portuguese dinner with entertainment? (BB) Hotel: VIP Executive Santa Iria/VIP Zurique Day 13 Lisbon Sightseeing and Free Time See the Hieronymite Monastery and the medieval quarter of the city before taking in views of the Belém Tower on an included sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Then time at leisure to maybe take an Optional Experience to discover Portugal's Golden Triangle of Queluz, Cascais and Estoril. (BB) Day 14 Lisbon – Fátima – Salamanca A scenic drive north through the magnificent Serra d'Aire Mountains brings you to the Shrine at Fátima, site of celebrated religious miracles. Cross the border back into Spain and arrive later in Salamanca where you view Plaza Mayor during your orientation tour. (BB) Hotel: Vincci Ciudad de Salamanca Day 15 Salamanca – Madrid Your journey continues through the Sierra de Guadarrama Mountains to Madrid, Europe's highest capital city. Tonight, enjoy dinner with your fellow travellers on the final night of your holiday. (BB, D) Hotel: Meliá Avenida América Day 16 Depart Madrid This morning it is time to bid farewell to your Travel Director and new-found friends as your memorable holiday comes to an end. Transfers are available to Madrid airport. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Day 1 Arrive Madrid (2 Nights) Welcome to Madrid. After checking in, there is time to unwind and relax. This evening, why not dine in one of the many restaurants lining the lively Plaza Mayor. Hotel: Axor Feria

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8 DAYS 1 COUNTRY

€122 PER DAY

Jewels of France including Normandy COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Paris Sightseeing includes views of the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Élysées and the Eiffel Tower • Rouen View the cathedral • Honfleur Visit this picturesque port • Normandy Visit the D-Day Landing beach of Omaha • Mont St. Michel Visit the island town and view the abbey • Loire Valley See the Château d'Amboise. Visit the magnificent Château de Chenonceau with your Local Specialist. View the Château de Chambord

Rouen

Omaha Beach D-Day Landing Beaches

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RENNES 1 Loire Valley

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Chenonceau

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€975

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7 Nights accommodation 7 Buffet breakfast 2 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Paris - Rouen - Honfleur - Deauville This morning, arrive in the medieval town of Rouen, famous for its association with Joan of Arc. View the Cathedral before continuing to Honfleur. Stop here to explore the picturesque port town. Arrive later at your Normandy hotel in Deauville, the elegant resort town renowned for its racecourse, harbour and international film festival. (BB) Hotel: Ibis Styles Centre Day 3 Deauville - D-Day Landing Beaches Mont St. Michel - Rennes Travel to the historic D-Day Landing beach and the American cemetery at Omaha Beach. Then continue your journey to visit Mont St. Michel and view the abbey. Later arrive in the capital of the Brittany region, Rennes, once the parliamentary, administrative and garrison city for the Kingdom of France after the French Revolution. Explore the historic town centre of Rennes or perhaps take a stroll in Parc du Thabor. (BB) Hotel: Mercure Centre Gare Day 4 Rennes - Tours (2 Nights) Continue your journey through scenic countryside to the Loire Valley. This area is famed for its natural beauty and abundance of vineyard, fruit orchards and asparagus fields lining the banks of the Loire River. It has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Check in to your hotel in the largest city for a two-night stay. (BB) Hotel: Ibis Styles Sud Day 5 Loire Valley Sightseeing Explore the beauty and scenery of the Loire Valley during a sightseeing drive to see the Château d'Amboise. Your Local Specialist takes you on a fascinating visit to Chenonceau, a fairytale château built across the River Cher, home to priceless collections of Renaissance art and furniture. Enjoy dinner at your hotel this evening. (BB, D) Day 6 Tours - Chambord - Paris (2 Nights) Your journey continues through verdant countryside. View the splendid Château de Chambord before returning to Paris. This evening, consider an Optional Experience to a Parisian cabaret. (BB) Hotel: Courtyard By Marriott La Defense West - Colombes Day 7 Paris Orientation and Free Time This morning, your sightseeing tour features views of the Eiffel Tower, Champs Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe. Spend the rest of the day as you wish. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant. (BB, D)

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Day 8 Depart Paris Say ‘au revoir' to Paris, your Travel Director and newfound friends at the end of a memorable holiday in France. Transfers are available to Charles de Gaulle Airport. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Day 1 Arrive Paris Welcome to Paris. After a welcome meeting with your Travel Director, there is time to relax and explore this beautiful city. Consider an evening tour to Montmartre, an area full of charm and character. Hotel: Courtyard By Marriott La Defense West - Colombes

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€120 PER DAY

Highlights of France COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Paris Sightseeing includes views of the Arc de Triomphe, Champs Élysées and the Eiffel Tower • Beaune Visit this charming town • Lyon Orientation tour of this gastronomic city • Avignon View St. Bénezet Bridge and the Papal Palace Honfleur

• Monaco Visit the Principality • Cannes Visit the home of the annual film festival • Pont du Gard View the Roman Aqueduct • Carcassonne Visit this beautifully preserved walled city

Rouen

1 DEAUVILLE

Mont St. Michel

• Lourdes View St. Bernadette's Grotto

Omaha Beach D-Day Landing Beaches

Chambord Amboise Chenonceau

TOURS 2

• Biarritz Visit this glamorous resort

FRANCE

• St. Émilion Visit the famous wine village

• Mont St. Michel Visit the island town and view the abbey

• Rouen View the cathedral

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• Normandy Visit the D-Day Landing beach of Omaha • Honfleur Visit this picturesque port

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Loire Valley

• Bordeaux Orientation tour • Loire Valley Visit the magnificent Château de Chenonceau with your Local Specialist. View the Châteaux at Amboise and Chambord

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€1550

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12 Nights accommodation 12 Buffet breakfasts 5 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Paris Orientation and Free Time This morning your orientation features views of the Eiffel Tower, Champs Élysées and the Arc de Triomphe. Spend the rest of the day as you wish or join an Optional Experience to a Parisian Cabaret. (BB) Day 3 Paris - Beaune - Lyon Visit medieval Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy. Arrive later in Lyon, a dynamic cultural city. Enjoy an orientation tour en route to your hotel. (BB) Hotel: Campanile Berge Du Rhone Day 4 Lyon - Avignon - Monaco - French Riviera (2 Nights) Enjoy a scenic drive south to Avignon to view the Palace of the Popes and St. Bénezet Bridge. Then continue to the tiny Principality of Monaco on the coast. Finally, drive to your hotel on the glamorous French Riviera. (BB, D) Hotel: Appart’City Confort Cannes Day 5 French Riveria Free Day Relax and experience the Côte d'Azur's sophisticated atmosphere. Perhaps laze on the beach and sip cocktails in a shady terraced bar, shop for the latest fashions or explore the town of Cannes famous for its film festival. (BB) Day 6 French Riviera - Pont Du Gard Nîmes View the Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct which was built in the 1st century to supply water to the nearby towns. Continue to your hotel in Nîmes. (BB, D) Hotel: C Suites Nîmes Day 7 Nîmes - Carcassonne - Lourdes Drive to Carcassonne for an orientation of this walled medieval town. Visit Lourdes, nestled in the foothills of the Pyrénées to view the basilica on top of St. Bernadette's Grotto. This evening, there is an opportunity to join a procession by torchlight to the basilica with the pilgrims – a magical and moving experience. (BB, D) Hotel: Mercure Imperial Day 8 Lourdes - Biarritz - Bordeaux Drive westwards from Lourdes to the Atlantic coast. In the glamorous resort of Biarritz explore the chic boutiques and watch the surfers perform their stunts. Traverse the rolling countryside of Les Landes to classical Bordeaux. (BB) Hotel: Ibis Centre Meriadeck Day 9 Bordeaux - St. Émilion - Tours (2 Nights) Enjoy a scenic drive to the hilltop village of St. Émilion which is famous for its wine. Continue past the strange buildings of Futuroscope, the amusement and science theme park at Poitiers, to the Loire Valley. (BB, D) Hotel: Ibis Styles Sud

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Day 10 Loire Valley and Château Excursion Your Local Specialist takes you on a fascinating visit to Chenonceau, a fairytale château built across the River Cher, home to priceless collections of Renaissance art and furniture. Your journey continues through verdant countryside. View the imposing castle at Amboise, where Leonardo da Vinci is said to be buried and view the splendid Château de Chambord. Tonight why not try delicious local Touraine cuisine? (BB) Day 11 Tours – Mont St. Michel – D-Day Landing Beaches (Omaha) – Deauville Head north through the picturesque countryside of the Loire Valley and Normandy. Visit Mont St. Michel and view the abbey. Then continue to the historic D-Day Landing beach and the American cemetery at Omaha Beach. Arrive later at your Normandy hotel in Deauville, the elegant resort renowned for its racecourse, harbour and international film festival. (BB, D) Hotel: Ibis Centre Day 12 Deauville – Honfleur – Rouen – Paris Explore the picturesque harbour at Honfleur on the Normandy coast, a summer haunt of the impressionist painters. Drive through cheese and cider country to Rouen, where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake, and view the impressive cathedral. Your day ends in the glittering capital, Paris, where you may consider an Optional Experience to a local restaurant. (BB) Hotel: Novotel Pont de Sevres Day 13 Depart Paris Say ‘au revoir' to Paris, your Travel Director and newfound friends at the end of a memorable holiday in France. Transfers are available to Charles de Gaulle Airport. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Day 1 Arrive Paris (2 Nights) Welcome to Paris. After a welcome meeting with your Travel Director, there is time to relax and explore this beautiful city. Consider an evening tour to Montmartre, an area full of charm and character. Hotel: Novotel 14 Porte d’Orléans

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8 DAYS 2 COUNTRIES

€122 PER DAY

Irish Wonder COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Dublin With your Local Specialist see St. Patrick's Cathedral, the glorious Georgian Squares, and Christchurch Cathedral on your panoramic sightseeing tour • Boyle View the Cistercian Abbey

Donegal

• Knock Visit the pilgrimage site Belleek

• Belleek Pottery Visit the famous pottery factory • County Donegal Visit this picturesque area

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• Galway View Galway Cathedral and Eyre Square

Westport

Boyle

Knock

• Cliffs of Moher View the stunning seascape from the cliffs and visit the Atlantic Edge exhibition in the eco-friendly Visitor Centre

Connemara Galway

• Limerick View St. Mary's Cathedral and King John's Castle

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

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Cliffs of Moher

• Dingle Peninsula Enjoy the beautiful countryside along the Dingle peninsula, Ireland's most westerly point • Blarney Kiss the Blarney Stone during your visit of Blarney Castle and acquire the gift of the gab

NORTHERN IRELAND

2 CO.LIMERICK Limerick

Dingle Peninsula

1 TRALEE Blarney

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€975

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7 Nights accommodation 7 Full breakfasts 3 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Dublin - Boyle - Knock - Ballina (2 Nights) View the ruins of the Cistercian Abbey at Boyle, dating back to the 12th century. Visit the pilgrimage town of Knock in County Mayo, where the Virgin Mary appeared to villagers in 1879. Dine tonight at your hotel in Ballina. (FB, D) Hotel: Twin Trees Day 3 Belleek (Northern Ireland) - County Donegal Excursion Travel across the border into Northern Ireland for a visit to the Belleek Pottery centre. Visit the town of Donegal to view the 15th-century castle. Stop at Drumcliffe to view the grave of renowned Irish poet W.B Yeats. See the harbour town of Mullaghmore, before returning to your hotel in Ballina. (FB) Day 4 Ballina - Westport - Galway Co. Limerick (2 Nights) This morning travel via Westport and the beautiful region of Connemara to Galway on the banks of the Corrib River. View the cathedral, built on the site of the old prison and stroll around Eyre Square. Tonight why not join your Travel Director and companions for a medieval banquet in an Irish castle? (FB) Hotel: Castle Oaks House Day 5 Cliffs of Moher Excursion This morning, drive to the western coast and the magnificent Cliffs of Moher. Bring the history of the cliffs to life with a visit to the ‘Atlantic Edge' exhibition. Spend free time exploring Limerick on your own or perhaps join your Travel Director for an Optional Experience to Bunratty Folk Park. (FB, D) Day 6 Co. Limerick - Dingle Peninsula Tralee This morning in Limerick, your orientation drive includes views of St. Mary's Cathedral and King John's Castle. Enjoy a scenic drive along the Dingle Peninsula. See the unspoilt and colourful villages and fishing harbours of Ireland's most westerly point. Later, arrive in the town of Tralee, famed for its annual ‘Rose of Tralee' festival and beauty pageant before arriving at your hotel. (FB, D) Hotel: Earl of Desmond

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Day 7 Tralee - Blarney - Dublin Visit Blarney Castle and don't forget to kiss the Blarney Stone and acquire the ‘gift of the gab'. Arrive later in the capital, Dublin, for the final night of your holiday. (FB) Hotel: Citywest/—Maldron Tallaght

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Day 8 Depart Dublin Say farewell to your Travel Director and newfound friends as your memorable holiday in the Emerald Isle comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply. (FB)

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Day 1 Arrive Dublin - Sightseeing Welcome to Dublin. Relax after check-in. Later your Local Specialist takes you on a panoramic sightseeing tour, which includes views of Dublin Castle, Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Merrion Square. It's a great introduction to your Irish journey. Hotel: Maldron Newlands Cross

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Our travel director was excellent and very informative. Her knowledge of Ireland was wonderful and I certainly learned a lot about Ireland that I was not aware of. I would recommend Costsaver for a trip as all your needs are taken care of and you don’t need to worry about anything but enjoying yourself.. SUSAN, USA, 2018

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Britain and Ireland Delight COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Stratford-upon-Avon Visit the town of Shakespeare's birth • York View York Minster and stroll along the Shambles. See the city walls • Glasgow View Glasgow Cathedral and George Square on your orientation tour

SCOTLAND

• Edinburgh Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes the famous Princes Street, the Royal Mile and views of the new Parliament Building as well as the Castle • Belfast See Belfast City Hall and Queen's University • Dublin Sightseeing with your Local Specialist to see St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin Castle, Christchurch Cathedral, the glorious Georgian Squares and Trinity College • Kilkenny View Kilkenny Castle and gardens • Waterford Visit the Waterford Crystal Showroom • Cardiff See the Principality Stadium and view Cardiff Castle • Bath Visit the Georgian spa town

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Day 2 Bradford - Lake District - Gretna Green - Glasgow (2 Nights) Drive through the Yorkshire Dales to the scenic glory of the Lake District. Skirt the shores of England's largest lake, Windermere, and through countryside made famous by the poet William Wordsworth. We cross the Scottish border and visit Gretna Green, where eloping couples would say their vows over the anvil. This afternoon your orientation tour of Glasgow includes views of the cathedral, the magnificent George Square and the River Clyde, former heart of the shipbuilding industry. (FB) Hotel: Ibis City Centre Day 3 Edinburgh Excursion Today visit Edinburgh. Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of this wonderful city. View the famous castle, the Royal Mile, historic Palace of Holyroodhouse in the shadow of Arthur's Seat and the new Scottish Parliament building. Admire the elegant Georgian architecture in the New Town. Later enjoy free time to explore at leisure. (FB) Day 4 Glasgow - Belfast - Dublin (2 Nights) Follow the rugged Ayrshire coast past the island called Ailsa Craig, the stepping stone from Scotland to Ireland, then board a ferry for the short crossing to Northern Ireland. See City Hall, Queen's University and the dock where the Titanic was built during your city orientation. Finally, cross the River Boyne at Drogheda to enter the Irish capital, Dublin. (FB) Hotel: Citywest/Maldron Tallaght Day 5 Dublin Sightseeing and Free Time See Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin Castle, Christchurch Cathedral and the stately Georgian Squares with your Local Specialist. Spend the rest of the day as you please. Why not explore Temple Bar or Grafton Street, famous for its street performers? This evening, consider joining an Optional Experience to an Irish cabaret. (FB) Day 6 Dublin - Kilkenny - Waterford Traverse County Kildare's splendid countryside. In Kilkenny see the imposing medieval castle and enjoy free time for lunch. This afternoon, visit the House of Waterford Crystal showroom and see the exquisite pieces. Dine tonight at your hotel. (FB, D) Hotel: Treacys/Viking Day 7 Waterford - Cardiff Cross St. George's Channel to Wales, and continue your journey to Cardiff Bay to KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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view the Millennium Centre and the National Assembly. View the historic Cardiff Castle and see the Principality Stadium before arriving at your hotel. (FB) Hotel: Copthorne Day 8 Cardiff – Bath – Windsor – London Cross the Severn Estuary into England and the glorious city of Bath. See splendid Georgian architecture during your orientation. Perhaps consider a visit to the Roman Baths. View the world's oldest and largest inhabited castle during your visit to Windsor. Why not enjoy a stroll along the banks of the river or shop for Royal souvenirs?Later arrive back in London where your amazing holiday ends. (FB)

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Day 1 London - Stratford-upon-Avon - York - Bradford This morning, visit Stratford-upon-Avon, where you have time to see the sights and shop for souvenirs. During your orientation of York, your Travel Director will take you on a walk through the web of quaint, narrow streets and show you York Minster, one of the most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in the world. Continue to your hotel in Bradford. Dine tonight in a local restaurant. (D) Hotel: Jurys Inn/Holiday Inn Garforth

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England and Scotland Heritage COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Windsor View the castle • Bath Visit the Georgian spa town • Chester View the Tudor architecture and the half-timbered buildings known as the ‘Rows'

1 SCOTTISH

• Lake District Visit this picturesque region • Gretna Green See the Blacksmith's shop, a wedding venue since 1754 when eloping couples would exchange their vows over the anvil

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SCOTLAND St. Andrews

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• Glasgow View Glasgow Cathedral and George Square on your orientation tour of Glasgow

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Hadrian’s Wall Gretna Green

• Loch Lomond See the freshwater lake with the largest surface area in Britain

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• Fort William See the Commando Memorial and Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain. Enjoy a scenic drive through Glencoe, the infamous Glen of the Weeping

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LIVERPOOL 1 Chester

• St. Andrews View the 18th green on St. Andrews Old Course

ENGLAND

• Edinburgh Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes the famous Princes Street, the Royal Mile and views of the new Parliament Building as well as the Castle

GLOUCESTER 1 Bath

• Hadrian’s Wall View the remains of the Roman wall

Stratford-upon-Avon

Windsor LONDON

• York View York Minster and stroll along the Shambles • Stratford-upon-Avon Visit the town of Shakespeare's Birth and see Anne Hathaway's cottage

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7 Nights accommodation 7 Full breakfasts 2 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Gloucester - Chester - Liverpool This morning, travel north to the town of Chester where you view the Roman walls, cathedral and the black and white half-timbered buildings known as ‘The Rows'. Why not join your fellow travellers on an excursion to North Wales to visit the town of Llangollen, home of the International Eisteddfod? Later arrive at your hotel. (FB) Hotel: Ibis Centre Albert Dock Day 3 Liverpool - Lake District - Gretna Green - Glasgow Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Windermere as you head north to visit the Lake District where the poet, William Wordsworth lived and wrote his most acclaimed poem, ‘Daffodils'. Stop at Gretna Green, where eloping couples married against their parents' wishes. Cross the Southern Uplands to Glasgow, one of Europe's liveliest cities. (FB) Hotel: Ibis City Centre Day 4 Glasgow - Scottish Highlands See the sights of Glasgow during your orientation tour. Drive north through incredible scenery into the Scottish Highlands and follow the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. Drive through Glencoe, Glen of the Weeping, on to Fort William, which lies in the shadow of the UK's highest mountain, Ben Nevis. Dine tonight at your Highland hotel. (FB, D) Hotel: Laggan Gaskmore Day 5 Scottish Highlands - St. Andrews Near Edinburgh (Airth) (2 Nights) Visit picturesque Pitlochry on the banks of the river Tummel. Famous for salmon fishing, a ‘fish ladder' on the dammed river helps the salmon to swim upstream to spawn. Take time to shop, explore, or join an Optional Experience to Blair Castle, home to the Duke of Atholl. In St. Andrews, where Prince William went to university, stop to take a picture of the 18th green. Known as the home of golf, the game has been played here for over 600 years. Tonight why not attend a lively Scottish banquet with traditional haggis and bagpipes? (FB) Hotel: Airth Castle Day 6 Edinburgh Sightseeing and Free Time This morning's sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist includes views of the Georgian New Town, Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Spend free time exploring on your own or join your Travel Director on an Optional Experience to the Royal Yacht Britannia in nearby Leith. During the Festival tickets to the spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo are included. (FB)

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Day 7 Edinburgh – York – Bradford Cross the Scottish Borders back into England. Drive through Northumberland National Park and view part of Hadrian's Wall. The wall is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is among the most important monuments built by the Romans in Britain. Continue south and arrive in York, a city of extraordinary cultural and historical wealth. During your orientation, your Travel Director takes you on a walk through the web of quaint, narrow streets and shows you York Minster, one of the most beautiful Gothic buildings in the world. (FB) Hotel: Jurys Inn Day 8 Bradford – Stratford-upon-Avon – London This morning, visit Stratford-upon-Avon, where you have time to see the sights and shop for souvenirs. In your free time, why not visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and Visitor Centre for an in-depth look at the great man's life? Say goodbye to your Travel Director and newfound friends at the end of an exciting and memorable holiday as you return to London. (FB)

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Day 1 London - Windsor - Bath - Gloucester This morning, visit Windsor and view the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world. In the city of Bath, where two of Jane Austen's novels were set, admire the Georgian architecture and enjoy free time to shop or visit the Roman Baths. Arrive later at your hotel in Gloucester. (D) Hotel: Hatton Court

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Britain and Ireland Experience COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Windsor View the castle • Bath Visit the Georgian spa city • Cardiff See the Principality Stadium and view Cardiff Castle • Waterford Visit the Crystal Showroom • Youghal Visit this picturesque fishing port

SCOTLAND

• Blarney Kiss the Blarney Stone during your visit of Blarney Castle

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• Adare View the prettiest village in Ireland

Jedburgh

• Limerick View St. Mary's Cathedral and King John's Castle

Gretna Green

Hadrian’s Wall Lake District

• Galway View Galway Cathedral • Dublin With your Local Specialist, see St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin Castle, Christchurch Cathedral, the glorious Georgian Squares, and Trinity College • Liverpool Visit the hometown of the Beatles

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• Lake District Visit this picturesque region • Gretna Green Visit Gretna Green, popular with eloping couples since 1754

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• Jedburgh View the Abbey ruins • Hadrian’s Wall View the remains of the Roman wall • York View York Minster and stroll along the Shambles

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11 Nights accommodation 11 Full breakfasts 4 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Cardiff - Pembroke - Waterford Admire Cardiff Castle then journey through beautiful countryside via Carmarthen. See Pembroke Castle which is the birthplace of Henry VII, founder of the Tudor Dynasty. Board your ferry from Pembroke to Rosslare, Ireland. Journey west to Waterford and dine tonight at your hotel. (FB, D) Hotel: Treacys Day 3 Waterford - Blarney - Tralee Visit the Waterford Crystal Showroom. Continue along the splendid southern coast through the picturesque fishing port of Youghal. Explore Blarney Castle – kiss the stone and acquire the ‘gift of the gab'. Cross over the Cork and the Kerry Mountains, then travel via Killarney to your hotel in Tralee. (FB, D) Hotel: Earl of Desmond Day 4 Tralee - Dingle Peninsula - Limerick Co. Tipperary This morning, enjoy a scenic drive along the Dingle Peninsula. See the unspoilt and colourful villages and fishing harbours of Ireland's most westerly point. Travel north to County Limerick through Adare, the prettiest village in Ireland, before arriving at your hotel in County Tipperary. (FB) Hotel: Aherlow House Day 5 Co. Tipperary - Galway - Dublin (2 Nights) This morning, stop in Limerick to visit St. Mary's Cathedral and King John's Castle. There is time to visit Bunratty Castle and folk park, where 19th-century life is vividly recreated. Drive through beautiful County Clare to Galway. View the cathedral before heading across the lush countryside to Dublin, Ireland's capital. Tonight why not join your travelling companions for an Irish Cabaret? (FB) Hotel: Maldron Tallaght Day 6 Dublin Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of Dublin with views of Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Dublin Castle. Spend the rest of your day as you choose. (FB) Day 7 Dublin - Chester - Liverpool Manchester Cross the Irish Sea with magnificent views of Dublin Bay and arrive at Holyhead on the Welsh Island of Anglesey. Cameras at the ready as you view the station with one of the longest names in the world, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwll llantysiliogogogoch. Enjoy the scenery of the north coast of Wales on the way to Chester, where you have time to walk along the medieval walls and appreciate the famous ‘Chester Rows'. Carry on to Liverpool for an orientation and

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a chance to see where the Beatles had their start before arriving later in Manchester. (FB) Hotel: Best Western Altrincham Cresta Court Day 8 Manchester – Lake District – Edinburgh (Peebles) (2 Nights) Stop in the picturesque Lake District where the poet William Wordsworth lived. Continue across the Scottish border and stop at Gretna Green, where eloping couples could marry against their parents' wishes. Your day ends at your hotel near Edinburgh. Tonight why not attend a lively Scottish banquet with traditional haggis and bagpipes? (FB) Hotel: Peebles Hydro Day 9 Edinburgh Sightseeing and Free Time This morning's sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist includes views of the Georgian New Town, Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Spend free time exploring on your own or join your Travel Director on an Optional Experience to the Royal Yacht Britannia in nearby Leith. During the Festival, tickets to the spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo are included. (FB) Day 10 Edinburgh (Peebles) – York – Leeds This morning, travel south through the Scottish Borderlands and stop to view the ruins of Jedburgh Abbey. Enjoy the views across the Cheviot Hills at Carter Bar and continue into Northumberland National Park where you view Hadrian's Wall at Heddon. Cross the River Tyne at Newcastle and stop at York for an orientation tour including the Gothic Minster and the narrow cobbled street known as the Shambles. Then continue to your hotel in Leeds. Dine tonight at your hotel. (FB, D) Hotel: Holiday Inn Garforth Day 11 Leeds – Stratford-upon-Avon – Warwick This morning, visit Stratford-upon-Avon where you have time to see the sights, including Anne Hathaway's cottage, and shop for souvenirs. In your free time, why not visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and Visitor Centre for an in-depth look at the great man's life? (FB) Hotel: Ramada Day 12 Warwick – Oxford – London Enjoy a scenic drive through the glorious Cotswolds to the little churchyard in Bladon, where Sir Winston Churchill is buried. See the sights of Oxford, the oldest university city in England, before continuing to London where you can say farewell to your Travel Director and travelling companions at the end of your memorable holiday. (FB)

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Day 1 London - Windsor - Bath - Cardiff This morning, meet your Travel Director and travelling companions as you set off on your holiday. Visit Windsor and view the impressive castle. See elegant Georgian architecture in the World Heritage city of Bath. Cross the vast Severn Estuary to Cardiff, capital of Wales, where you dine tonight. (D) Hotel: Copthorne

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YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Stratford-upon-Avon Visit the town of Shakespeare's Birth • York View York Minster and the Shambles • Edinburgh Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes Princes Street, the Royal Mile and views of the Castle

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• Culloden Visit the famous battlefield

Inverness Culloden

2 SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS Pitlochry

St. Andrews

SCOTLAND

• Glasgow View Glasgow Cathedral and George Square on your orientation tour

2 EDINBURGH (AIRTH)

GLASGOW 1

Jedburgh

• Lake District View Lake Windermere • Chester View the timbered buildings known as the ‘Rows'

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• Dublin Sightseeing with a Local Specialist. See St. Patrick's Cathedral and Trinity College

• Bath Visit the Georgian spa town

York

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Galway Cliffs of Moher

Dingle

HAYDOCK

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• Blarney Kiss the Blarney Stone • Cardiff See the Principality Stadium and view Cardiff Castle

Hadrian’s Wall

Lake Pennines District

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• Dingle Peninsula Enjoy the beautiful scenery

IRELAND Belleek

Boyle

• Galway View Galway Cathedral • Cliffs of Moher View the cliffs and visit the Atlantic Edge exhibition

Gretna Green

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Pembroke

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15 Nights accommodation 15 Full breakfasts 5 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Bradford - York - Near Edinburgh (Airth) (2 Nights) See the sights of York, including the Minster and picturesque ‘Shambles'. Head north, stopping to view Hadrian's Wall and the ruins of Jedburgh Abbey, to your hotel in Airth. During the Festival, tickets to the spectacular Edinburgh Tattoo are included. (FB) Hotel: Airth Castle Day 3 Edinburgh Sightseeing and Free Time This morning's sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist includes views of the Georgian New Town, Palace of Holyroodhouse, the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Tonight why not attend a lively Scottish banquet with traditional haggis and bagpipes? (FB) Day 4 Edinburgh - St. Andrews - Scottish Highlands (2 Nights) Crossing into the ancient Kingdom of Fife, we head for the coastal town of St. Andrews, the home of golf. Later, we stop in the town of Pitlochry before heading to your Highland hotel for a two-night stay. (FB, D) Hotel: Carrbridge Day 5 Scottish Highlands Excursion Today is dedicated to the beauty of the Scottish Highlands. Visit Loch Ness, and keep a look out for the famous monster. Visit Inverness – the capital of the Highlands. Later visit the battlefield of Culloden where Bonnie Prince Charlie fought the English. Dine at your hotel. (FB, D) Day 6 Scottish Highlands - Glasgow Drive in the shadow of Ben Nevis to Fort William then follow the shores of Loch Linnhe to Glencoe – the Glen of the Weeping. Travel along the ‘banks and braes of Loch Lomond' before continuing to Glasgow. View Glasgow Cathedral and George Square during your orientation tour. (FB) Hotel: Holiday Inn Express Theatreland Day 7 Glasgow - Gretna Green - Lake District - Haydock (Near Liverpool) Visit Gretna Green, where eloping lovers famously went to marry. Continue south through breathtaking scenery in the English Lake District to your hotel. (FB, D) Hotel: Holiday Inn Day 8 Haydock (near Liverpool) - Chester Dublin (2 Nights) On arrival in Chester, view the medieval city walls and the half-timbered buildings known as the ‘Rows'. Later cross the Irish Sea to Dublin. (FB) Hotel: Maldron Newlands Cross

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Day 9 Dublin Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist shows you the sights of this historic city, with views of Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Dublin Castle. This afternoon, enjoy free time to explore the city. (FB) Day 10 Dublin – Boyle – Donegal (2 Nights) View the ruins of the Cistercian Abbey at Boyle and stop at Yeats' grave in Drumcliff. Continue through lush countryside to Donegal, your home for the next two nights. (FB, D) Hotel: The Abbey Day 11 County Donegal Excursion View the 15th-century castle this morning in Donegal town, followed by an excursion to explore the County Donegal region, famed for its rugged beauty and as part of the Wild Atlantic Way west coast touring route. Visit the Belleek Pottery centre in Northern Ireland. (FB) Day 12 Donegal – Galway – Cliffs of Moher – Shannon This morning, travel to Galway on the banks of the Corrib River. View the cathedral and stroll around Eyre Square. At the Cliffs of Moher, view the dramatic cliffs and visit the Atlantic Edge exhibition. Later arrive at your hotel. (FB, D) Hotel: Park Inn Day 13 Shannon – Dingle Peninsula – Tralee Leave Shannon and take a drive to enjoy the scenic landscape along the Dingle Peninsula. See the unspoilt and colourful villages and fishing harbours. Later, arrive in the town of Tralee, famed for its annual 'Rose of Tralee' festival and beauty pageant. (FB) Hotel: Earl of Desmond/Benners Day 14 Tralee – Blarney – Waterford Explore Blarney Castle, where you can kiss the Blarney Stone and acquire the ‘gift of the gab'. Continue through Cork to Waterford, famous for its crystal ware. Visit the Waterford Crystal Showroom (when open). (FB) Hotel: Treacys Day 15 Waterford – Cardiff Travel from Waterford to Rosslare, then by ferry to Wales. Arrive in Pembroke and drive on to Cardiff and see the Principality Stadium and Castle during your orientation. (FB) Hotel: Copthorne Day 16 Cardiff – Bath – Windsor – London Cross the Severn Estuary to Georgian Bath. Admire the Georgian architecture and enjoy free time to visit the Roman Baths. Visit Windsor and view the castle en route to London where your amazing holiday comes to an end. (FB)

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Day 1 London - Stratford-upon-Avon Bradford Welcome to London. Your holiday starts with a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon. In your free time why not visit Shakespeare's Birthplace and Visitor Centre for an in-depth look at the great man's life? Later arrive at your hotel in Bradford. Hotel: Jurys Inn

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Your London Hotel: Hilton Olympia For rates and full details please see page 90. This trip departs from our London Reception Centre or the above hotel providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Costsaver. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €131 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

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€110 PER DAY

Imperial Highlights COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Munich Orientation includes the Olympic Stadium and Marienplatz • Regensburg Orientation includes the old city walls • Prague Walking tour with a Local Specialist includes views of St. Vitus Cathedral and the Old Town Square • Bratislava Visit the capital of Slovakia

PRAGUE

• Budapest Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes Fisherman's Bastion, the Church of St. Matthias and Gellert Hill • Györ Visit this historical town • Vienna Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the State Opera House, Hofburg, Parliament and the Imperial Boulevards

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• Salzburg Visit this charming city, the birthplace of Mozart

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9 Nights accommodation 9 Buffet breakfasts 3 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Munich - Regensburg - Prague (2 Nights) Travel north to the UNESCO World Heritagelisted town of Regensburg, a medieval gem. Continue into the Czech Republic and its vibrant capital Prague. Experience this must-see destination steeped in ancient and modern history. (BB, D) Hotel: Ibis Praha Mala Strana/ Plaza Alta Day 3 Prague Sightseeing and Free Time Admire the sights of Prague with your Local Specialist who gives a superb account of the city's rich history. See St. Vitus Cathedral, which is set inside the 1,000-year-old Prague Castle. Your trip continues across the River Vltava into the cobblestoned Old Town Square, where you see the Astronomical Clock. Spend free time afterwards exploring this fascinating city on your own and shopping for beautiful Czech crystal. Later, consider a cruise on the river and view the city from a different perspective. (BB) Day 4 Prague - Bratislava - Budapest (2 Nights) Journey through Moravia in the southern Czech Republic into Slovakia. Enjoy an orientation tour of the capital, Bratislava, which shows you the medieval town hall in the quaint Old Town area. Arrive later in Budapest, a romantic city which straddles the River Danube. This evening, you might like to dine aboard a cruise boat while admiring Budapest from the water. (BB) Hotel: Ibis Castle Hill Day 5 Budapest Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist shows you the sights of the twin cities of Buda and Pest including the Fisherman's Bastion, Heroes' Square and the Church of St. Matthias. Admire panoramic views of the city from Gellert Hill with free time afterwards to explore on your own. Perhaps take a trip to Szentendre or visit the Parliament building. (BB) Day 6 Budapest - Györ - Vienna (2 Nights) Cross the picturesque Transdanubia region dotted with orchards and vineyards. Visit the historical town of Györ, which dates back to Roman times and also has an abundance of medieval and Baroque charm. Later, head north into Austria and arrive in Vienna, a dynamic city with a splendid imperial heritage. (BB) Hotel: Novum Prinz Eugen/Fourside City Centre

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Day 7 Vienna Sightseeing and Free Time The Hofburg, State Opera House, Imperial Boulevards, the impressive City Hall – your Local Specialist shows you all these landmarks KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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and more during your sightseeing tour of this elegant city. Later, in your free time, explore the pedestrian area around St. Stephen's Cathedral and the main shopping street, Kärntnerstrassse. You might also like to visit a traditional Viennese café and sample unique pastries. This evening, consider an Optional Experience to a local restaurant on the edge of Vienna for dinner. (BB) Day 8 Vienna – Salzburg Follow the Danube Valley past the impressive monastery at Melk. Continue west to the charming city of Salzburg, famous for its musical heritage, and wander through the Mirabell Gardens, which featured in the film ‘The Sound of Music'. Perhaps, cross the bridge over the River Salzach and wander through the Old Town, to see the imposing Cathedral Square and Getreidegasse, a narrow street where Mozart was born. (BB, D) Hotel: Austria Trend West Day 9 Salzburg – Munich Don't miss the opportunity to take an Optional Experience to the Eagle's Nest near Berchtesgaden in Germany, with spectacular views across the surrounding valleys. On arrival in Munich, see the Olympic Stadium before reaching your hotel. (BB) Hotel: Holiday Inn Express - City East/Leonardo City South Day 10 Depart Munich This morning say ‘Auf Wiedersehen' to your Travel Director and travelling companions as your memorable European holiday comes to an end. Transfers to Munich Airport are available, conditions apply. (BB)

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Day 1 Arrive Munich Welcome to Munich, capital of Bavaria. After checking in, your afternoon begins with an orientation tour of this exciting city. See the Marienplatz, featuring a Glockenspiel clock and the Town Hall. This evening, you might like to soak up the atmosphere with a stein of beer at one of the beer halls, for which Bavaria is worldrenowned. (D) Hotel: Holiday Inn South

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FLIGHTS Our prices do not include scheduled flights. Prices can change on a daily basis and we want to ensure we offer the latest and most competitive rates, giving you flexibility and choice – Speak to our Travel Experts now for more details.

Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Airport transfers: On arrival at Munich Airport transfers will operate at 10am and 1pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Munich Airport at 9.30am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €80 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

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9 DAYS 4 COUNTRIES

€117 PER DAY

Highlights of the Baltics COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Warsaw Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes a visit the Old Town. See the monumental 'Palace of Culture and Science' building

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ESTONIA Pärnu

• Vilnius Enjoy views of the Bishop's Palace and the church of St. Peter and Paul on your included sightseeing with a Local Specialist. See Gediminas Tower

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LATVIA

• Šiauliai Visit the remarkable pilgrimage site of the “Hill of Crosses” • Riga Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes the Old Town, views of the House of the Blackheads, and the Freedom Monument

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• Tallinn See the 15th-century Luhike Jaig Gate and the old Hanseatic Quarter on your included sightseeing with a Local Specialist

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€1050

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8 Nights accommodation 8 Buffet breakfasts 3 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Warsaw Sightseeing This morning we join a Local Specialist visiting the Old Town, which the Nazis destroyed to retaliate against the brave Warsaw Uprising, and the site of the Warsaw Ghetto, immortalised in the Roman Polanski film – The Pianist. Spend the rest of the day seeing the sights – perhaps visit the 14th-century Royal Castle or celebrate the talents of Chopin and enjoy a private recital of Chopin's works. (BB, D)

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Day 3 Warsaw - Vilnius (2 Nights) We journey to Lithuania, arriving later in the capital Vilnius, renowned for its beautiful Baroque façades. (BB) Hotel: Europa City Day 4 Vilnius Sightseeing Join a Local Specialist on a tour past the city's iconic sights. See the Bishop's Palace and the University, the oldest university in the Baltics. Explore the 17th-century Baroque Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, built on the site of a temple to the pagan goddess of love. Walk to the Gates of Dawn, the Carmelite Church of St. Theresa and former Jewish Ghetto, and the Cathedral. (BB, D)

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Day 5 Vilnius - Šiauliai - Riga (2 Nights) Enjoy a free morning in Vilnius, departing the city after lunch. Our first stop is the extraordinary Hill of Crosses at Šiauliai, the site of thousands of crosses, each mysteriously claiming its place since the mid-19th century. We arrive in the ancient city of Riga later where we will spend the next two nights. (BB) Hotel: Hestia Jugend Day 6 Riga Sightseeing Explore Riga's winding medieval streets on a sightseeing and walking tour with a Local Specialist. Spend the rest of the day exploring the sights on your own, admiring the skyline from the comfort of a canal boat, or indulging in the herbal flavours of the city's favourite Black Balsam at a traditional city tavern. (BB) Day 7 Riga - Tallinn (2 Nights) We follow the Gulf of Riga north into Estonia, and travel via Pärnu, a popular beach resort to the fairy tale capital of Tallinn. This evening we dine in our hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Hestia Europa Day 8 Tallinn Sightseeing Explore the beautifully preserved streets of Tallinn's old Hanseatic Quarter with a Local Specialist. See its 15th-century Luhike Jalg Gate and visit Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, a symbol of Russian power with its magnificent gold-plated dome. (BB)

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Day 9 Depart Tallinn Say farewell to your companions as this trip comes to an end. Transfers are available to Tallinn Airport. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Day 1 Arrive Warsaw (2 Nights) Welcome to Warsaw. After checking in this afternoon, relax and unwind or take a stroll through the city. This evening, meet your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the hotel. Hotel: Campanile Varsovie

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The cities along the Baltic were all so charming and historic, with beautiful buildings, architecture and excellent cuisines. We took well over 1000 photos and look forward to reliving the trip many times with them! DANIEL, USA, 2018

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YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Frankfurt Orientation tour includes the Old Town • Berlin Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate and Tiergarten BERLIN

• Poznan Visit the town known as the ‘cradle of the Polish state'

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• Warsaw Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes the Old City, St. John's Cathedral and the Royal Palace

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• Budapest Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes Gellert Hill, the Fisherman's Bastion and the Church of St. Matthias • Györ Visit this medieval city

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• Vienna Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of Vienna's State Opera House, the Hofburg Palace, Parliament and the Imperial Boulevards

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SLOVAKIA Györ

• Brno See the medieval town

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• Prague Walking tour with a Local Specialist includes views of Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral and the Old Town Square • Rothenburg Visit this fortified medieval town

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€1475

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14 Nights accommodation 14 Buffet breakfasts 5 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Frankfurt - Berlin (2 Nights) Cross the northern plains of Germany to the capital Berlin, a city with a rich political and cultural history. (BB) Hotel: Vienna House Easy Day 3 Berlin Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist brings Berlin's history to life during your sightseeing tour. View the Reichstag Building, Tiergarten, Brandenburg Gate, Unter den Linden Boulevard and the German State Opera House. Spend the rest of the day exploring this exuberant city on your own, or perhaps join an Optional Experience for a glimpse into Berlin's secret past. (BB) Day 4 Berlin - Poznań - Warsaw (2 Nights) Head east and cross the border into Poland at Frankfurt-an-der-Oder. Visit the former Polish capital of Pozna and view the City Hall, Gothic architecture and other important sights. Arrive later in the capital Warsaw, where you dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Ibis Ostrobramska Day 5 Warsaw Sightseeing and Free Time Warsaw is an energetic and lively city and your Local Specialist reveals the city's diverse history during your sightseeing tour this morning. View St. John's Cathedral and the Royal Palace in the Old Town, which was rebuilt after the war. See the site of the Warsaw Ghetto. Afterwards you are free to explore and don't miss the opportunity to take an Optional Experience to Wilanow Palace, the residence of Polish King Jan Sobieski. This evening, you might like to experience a recital of Chopin's works in the city of his childhood. (BB)

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Day 6 Warsaw - Czestochowa - Auschwitz Kraków (2 Nights) Travel south to Czestochowa and view the Paulite Monastery at Jasna Góra. Dating back to the 14th century, this place of pilgrimage is home to a famous icon of the Black Madonna. Then stop to visit the poignant former concentration camp at Auschwitz, a permanent reminder of the horrors perpetrated during the holocaust. Later arrive into Kraków for a two-night stay. (BB, D) Hotel: Ibis Stare Miasto Day 7 Kraków Sightseeing and Free Time Admire Kraków's beautiful sights with your Local Specialist this morning. See the city's medieval walls and buildings, and the castle and cathedral on Wawel Hill. In your free time soak up the atmosphere in the Old Town or perhaps visit Wieliczka Salt Mines. (BB) Day 8 Kraków - Budapest (2 Nights) Relax and enjoy the splendid scenery as you drive through the foothills of the Tatra

Mountains into the Slovak Republic and on to Hungary. Your day ends in Budapest, a bustling city on the romantic River Danube. (BB) Hotel: Ibis Castle Hill Day 9 Budapest Sightseeing and Free Time View the city's sights with your Local Specialist including the Fisherman's Bastion, Heroes' Square, the Church of St. Matthias and panoramic views of the city from Gellert Hill. Afterwards, explore on your own or maybe take a trip to Szentendre. Tonight dine at your hotel. (BB, D) Day 10 Budapest – Györ – Vienna (2 Nights) Journey through the Transdanubia region to Györ. Founded by the Romans, Györ has retained much of its medieval and Baroque charm. Continue across the Austrian border and arrive later in Vienna, famed for its classical music. Consider joining an Optional Experience to a famous local hostelry for traditional Austrian cuisine and a musical performance. (BB) Hotel: Ibis Wien Mariahilf Day 11 Vienna Sightseeing and Free Time This morning, consider a guided visit to Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Habsburgs. Later from the Parliament to the Opera, the Hofburg and City Hall, your Local Specialist shows you all the sights of this beautiful imperial city. (BB) Day 12 Vienna – Brno – Prague (2 Nights) Leave Vienna and cross the border into the Czech Republic. See the medieval town of Brno. Journey through the beautiful Bohemian countryside to the golden city of Prague. (BB, D) Hotel: Plaza Alta Day 13 Prague Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist gives you an insight into Prague's history during your sightseeing tour, which features Prague Castle, the Cathedral of St. Vitus and the Old Town Square. In your free time, perhaps take a cruise on the Vltava River. (BB) Day 14 Prague – Rothenburg – Frankfurt Travel across the border into Germany, where you arrive at the quaint town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber. See the sights during your orientation. Later return to Frankfurt where you enjoy dinner. (BB, D) Hotel: Mercure Airport Neu Isenburg Day 15 Depart Frankfurt This morning your memorable holiday comes to an end. Frankfurt Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Day 1 Arrive Frankfurt Welcome to Frankfurt. After checking in, your Travel Director takes you on an orientation tour of the city's dynamic financial centre and medieval Römerplatz. Hotel: Mercure Airport Neu Isenburg

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YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • St. Petersburg Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the Winter Palace, St. Isacc's Cathedral and Nevsky Prospekt. Visit the St. Peter and Paul Fortress • Novgorod View St. Sophia Cathedral and the Kremlin Fort • Moscow Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin

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7 Buffet breakfasts 1 Three-course lunch 2 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 St. Petersburg Sightseeing and Free Time The Tsar's Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isacc's Cathedral and the Statue of Peter the Great feature on your guided tour. Explore St. Peter and Paul Fortress with your Local Specialist. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. (BB) Day 3 St. Petersburg Free Time Enjoy a free day to explore the city further, or visit the State Hermitage Museum, one of the oldest and largest museums in the world containing over 3 million works of art and artefacts. (BB) Day 4 St. Petersburg - Novgorod This morning consider an Optional Experience to the summer residence of Peter the Great in Petrodvorets. Afterwards, cross the vast Russian plains to the ancient city of Novgorod where you view the Kremlin Fort, Millennium Monument and St. Sophia Cathedral. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Park Inn Veliky

Start: St Petersburg - End: Moscow

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Day 7 Moscow Free Time See the sights of your choice during your free day in the city. There will be the opportunity for you to take an Optional Experience to Sergiyev Posad, the largest religious and cultural centre in Russia. (BB) Day 8 Depart Moscow Say goodbye to this unique country at the end of your holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Day 5 Novgorod - Tver - Moscow (3 Nights) Your journey continues through picturesque villages to the Tver region, where you stop for an included lunch. Travel via Klin, the former home of Tchaikovsky, to the Russian capital, Moscow. (BB, L) Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Krasnoselskaya Day 6 Moscow Sightseeing and Free Time Moscow is a city full of wonderful buildings and monuments. Your Local Specialist shows you an array of sights including Red Square and the domed St. Basil's Cathedral. In your free time, perhaps visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kremlin, considered to be one of the greatest architectural complexes in the world. Or visit the impressive Treasure Chambers of the Tsars, full of unique collections including priceless Faberge eggs, resplendent Imperial carriages and Catherine the Great's diamonds. (BB)

TRIP CODE: SPMW

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Day 1 Arrive St. Petersburg (3 Nights) Welcome to St. Petersburg, your home for the next three nights. Relax and unwind after checking in, then meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers later on for dinner. (D) Hotel: Holiday Inn Express - Sadovaya

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We loved this tour. Having a local travel director made all the difference. She made our tour for us. ANGELA, SOUTH AFRICA, 2018

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Airport transfers: On arrival at St. Petersburg Airport transfers will operate at 2.30pm and 5pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport at 5am, 10am and 1pm and at Moscow Domodedovo Airport at 6am, 10am and 12pm. Important Visa Information: Visas are required for this trip. Please speak with your Travel Agent when making your reservation to asses your specific requirements. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €64 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

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14 DAYS 6 COUNTRIES

€133

Cossack Explorer

PER DAY

COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Copenhagen Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the Little Mermaid and Christiansborg Palace • Stockholm Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the City Hall and the Royal Palace • Helsinki Sightseeing with a Local Specialist features views of the Senate and market squares • St. Petersburg Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the Winter Palace, St. Isaac's Cathedral and Nevsky Prospekt. Visit the St. Peter and Paul Fortress

SWEDEN

FINLAND

• Novgorod View St. Sophia Cathedral and the Kremlin Fort

1

STOCKHOLM

• Moscow Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin Gardens

2 ST. PETERSBURG

1

1 NOVGOROD

OVERNIGHT MINI CRUISE

• Minsk Orientation drive along the Independence Prospekt and Victory Square • Warsaw Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the ‘wedding cake' Palace of Culture and Science

RUSSIA

HELSINKI

Tver

DENMARK

2 MOSCOW

2 COPENHAGEN

MINSK

Smolensk

1

WARSAW 2

POLAND

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YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

€1850

(per person twin share)

13 Nights accommodation 5 Scandinavian and 8 Buffet breakfasts 3 Three-course lunches 4 Three-course dinners

Day 2 Copenhagen Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist takes you on a morning sightseeing tour which includes the Little Mermaid, the Renaissance Stock Exchange, Royal Amalienborg Palace and Christiansborg Palace. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. (SB) Day 3 Copenhagen - Stockholm Travel into Sweden via the spectacular Øresund Bridge, and through lush forests and meadows bordering the shores of Lake Vättern. Continue northwards to Stockholm, Sweden's beautiful capital. (SB) Hotel: Scandic Ariadne Day 4 Stockholm Sightseeing - At Sea Admire Stockholm's landmarks this morning with your Local Specialist, with views of the Royal Palace and City Hall. Built on a maze of islands linked by bridges, Stockholm is an interesting city to wander through. Soak up the atmosphere before embarking on your minicruise to Finland. (SB) Day 5 At Sea - Helsinki Sightseeing and Free Time Arrive early in Finland's capital for a sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. View Finlandia Hall, the Senate and market squares, the cafélined Esplanade and the domed Russian church. The rest of the day is yours to explore, shop for souvenirs or relax. (SB) Hotel: Holiday Inn West Day 6 Helsinki - St. Petersburg (2 Nights) Today we leave Finland to begin our exploration of Russia. We’ll travel along the Gulf of Finland and through the forests of Karelia before reaching St. Petersburg, our home for the next two nights. Marvel at the city’s canals and colourful buildings en route to your hotel, where you will dine tonight. (SB, D) Hotel: Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya

Day 10 Moscow Sightseeing and Free Time Moscow is a city full of wonderful buildings and monuments. Your Local Specialist shows you an array of sights including Red Square and the domed St. Basil's Cathedral. In your free time, consider visiting the impressive Treasure Chamber of the Tsars. (BB) Day 11 Moscow – Smolensk – Minsk Drive past the region of Borodino, site of Napoleon's great defeat, and stop for lunch near Smolensk. Later cross the border into Belarus and continue to Minsk. After the Second World War, the city was rebuilt in supreme Soviet style which you can see during your orientation. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, L, D) Hotel: Planeta Day 12 Minsk – Brest – Warsaw (2 Nights) Traverse the huge plains of Belarus and stop for lunch at Brest on the Polish frontier. Later, we arrive in Warsaw, Poland's capital. (BB, L, D) Hotel: Ibis Ostrobramska Day 13 Warsaw Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist shows you the site of the Warsaw Ghetto and the landmarks of Warsaw's Old Town, which was almost entirely destroyed during the Second World War. Later you might like to soak up the city's culture and nightlife. (BB) Day 14 Depart Warsaw Say goodbye to your Travel Director and travelling companions at the end of your memorable holiday. Transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Day 7 St. Petersburg Sightseeing and Free Time The Tsar's Winter Palace, Nevsky Prospekt, St. Isaac's Cathedral and the Statue of Peter the Great feature on your guided tour. Explore St. Peter and Paul Fortress with your Local Specialist and spend the rest of the day at leisure. You might like to visit the Hermitage Museum or the residence of Peter the Great in Peterhof. (BB)

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Day 8 St. Petersburg - Novgorod Cross the vast Russian plains to the ancient city of Novgorod where you view the Kremlin Fort, Millennium Monument and St. Sophia Cathedral. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Park Inn Veliky

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FLIGHTS Our prices do not include scheduled flights. Prices can change on a daily basis and we want to ensure we offer the latest and most competitive rates, giving you flexibility and choice – Speak to our Travel Experts now for more details.

KEY: SB Scandinavian Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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Day 9 Novgorod - Tver - Moscow (2 Nights) Your journey continues through picturesque villages to the Tver region for an included lunch. Travel via Klin, the former home of Tchaikovsky, to the Russian capital, Moscow. (BB, L) Hotel: Holiday Inn Suschevsky

Start: Copenhagen - End: Warsaw TRIP CODE: SCOS

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Day 1 Arrive Copenhagen (2 Nights) Welcome to Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Relax and unwind after checking in. Later, meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers. Hotel: AC Bella Sky

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SAVE €200

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SAVE €40 p.p.

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VIP OFFERS & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Airport transfers: On arrival at Copenhagen Airport transfers will operate at 9am, 12noon and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Warsaw Airport at 7.30am and 10am. Important Visa Information: Visas are required for this trip. Please speak with your Travel Agent when making your reservation to assess your specific requirements. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €112 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

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10 DAYS 2 COUNTRIES

€113 PER DAY

Best of the Balkans COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Zagreb Sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist includes views of the Cathedral, St Mark's Church, and the Opera House 1

• Sarajevo Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes the Old Town

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ZAGREB

• Mostar See the historic bridge and visit the Bazaar with a Local Specialist • Dubrovnik Sightseeing tour with Local Specialist includes a visit of the Old City. See the Rector's Palace, Onofrio's Fountain and the Franciscan and Dominican monasteries

CROATIA

Plitvice

• Split See the Diocletian's Palace with your Local Specialist

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

• Plitvice National Park See the waterfalls and lakes of this UNESCO World Heritage Site with your Local Specialist

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1 MOSTAR Medjugorje

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YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

€1125

(per person twin share)

9 Nights accommodation 9 Buffet breakfasts 4 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Zagreb Sightseeing and Free Time Zagreb is a traditional medieval European city with a wealth of historic monuments. Your Local Specialist shows you the highlights including the Upper and Lower town, vibrant marketplace, the majestic cathedral, St. Mark's Church and the Opera House. Spend free time exploring the winding streets of the Old Town or consider an Optional Experience into the surrounding countryside. (BB) Day 3 Zagreb - Sarajevo Sightseeing Travel south from Croatia into BosniaHerzegovina before arriving in the fascinating capital city Sarajevo. Due to its rich religious and cultural history, Sarajevo is often called the Jerusalem of Europe. The city contains synagogues, mosques, orthodox as well as Catholic churches – within a few square blocks. In 1914, the city was the site of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand which prompted the start of the First World War. Your Local Specialist will show you the important sights. Tonight, choose to dine with local Sarajevans. (BB) Hotel: Hollywood Day 4 Sarajevo - Medjugorje - Mostar Today, leave Sarajevo and travel through dramatic mountainous scenery to Medjugorje - since 1981 it has become a popular site of religious pilgrimage due to reports of apparitions of the Virgin Mary to six local Catholics. Later, travel to Mostar where you'll meet your Local Specialist. This city is named after its Old Bridge, the 'Stari Most', built by Sinan the great Ottoman architect. It is one of Bosnia and Herzegovina's most recognisable landmarks. Destroyed during the war it has been rebuilt using the same methods as during the 16th century. You will also visit the Bazaar and see the Mosque. (BB, D) Hotel: City Hotel Day 5 Mostar - Dubrovnik Sightseeing (2 Nights) This morning, travel towards the Dalmatian coast and the spectacular medieval city of Dubrovnik. Enjoy a sightseeing walking tour of the main sights with a Local Specialist. Admire the Rector's Palace, the city walls, Onofrio's Fountain and the Franciscan and Dominican monasteries. (BB) Hotel: Adria Day 6 Dubrovnik - Free Day or Optional Experience to Montenegro Enjoy a free day in Dubrovnik to explore at your own pace. Consider taking an Optional Experience to the Republic of Montenegro. Dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D)

tour with a Local Specialist featuring the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. See the remnants of Split's Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, the Peristyle and the cathedral. (BB) Hotel: Katarina Day 8 Split Free Day Enjoy exploring Split, take a stroll along the beaches or join an Optional Experience to Hvar, one of the most beautiful islands in the Croatian archipelago. (BB) Day 9 Split – Plitvice – Zagreb This morning travel to the forested National Park of Plitvice. Admire the breathtaking waterfalls and lakes of this spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site on your walking tour with a Local Specialist. See lakes of crystal-clear water in colourful shades of green, grey and blue, linked by spectacular waterfalls. This evening, arrive at your hotel in Zagreb, where you dine tonight. (BB, D) Hotel: Panorama Day 10 Depart Zagreb Say farewell to your companions as this trip comes to an end. Transfers are available to Zagreb Airport. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Start: Zagreb - End: Zagreb TRIP CODE: HCBH

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Day 1 Arrive Zagreb (2 Nights) Welcome to Zagreb. Spend the afternoon relaxing or take a stroll. This evening, meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for an included dinner. (D) Hotel: Panorama

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Airport transfers: On arrival at Zagreb Airport transfers will operate at 11.30am and 2.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Zagreb Airport at 7am and 11.30am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €80 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

Day 7 Dubrovnik - Split (2 Nights) Depart Dubrovnik and travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast, past old fishing villages and new resorts, to Split. Enjoy a city KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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12 DAYS 3 COUNTRIES

€142 PER DAY

Highlights of Scandinavia COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Copenhagen Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the Little Mermaid, Nyhavn, Royal Amalienborg Palace and the Carlsberg Glyptotek • Oslo View the medieval fortress Akershus, the Town Hall and the Royal Palace and visit the Vigeland Sculpture Park with your Local Specialist • Bergen See Haakon's Hall and the bustling fish market • Stockholm Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the medieval Storkyrkan, the Town Hall, Riddarholm Church and the Royal Palace

SOGNEFJORD (HAFSLO)

NORWAY

1

1

Lillehammer

SWEDEN

FAGERNES 2 BERGEN

OSLO 1

VRÅDAL

1

1

KARLSTAD

Örebro

STOCKHOLM 2

Telemark Region

Gothenburg

DENMARK

Helsingør

Helsingborg

COPENHAGEN 2

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From:

YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

€1695

(per person twin share)

11 Nights accommodation 11 Scandinavian breakfasts 5 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Copenhagen Sightseeing and Free Time This morning, your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour of this wonderful city, including the major sights such as the Little Mermaid, Nyhavn, the Royal Amalienborg Palace and the Carlsberg Glyptotek. You'll have free time to visit one of the galleries or do some shopping. (SB) Day 3 Copenhagen - Oslo Today, travel from Denmark to Sweden via the Helsingor to Helsingborg ferry. Journey past Gothenburg and along Sweden's scenic coastline to Norway where you will spend the night in the capital city of Oslo. (SB) Hotel: Radisson Blu Alna Day 4 Oslo Sightseeing - Vrådal This morning, your Local Specialist will show you the highlights of Oslo including views of the medieval fortress Akershus, the Town Hall and the Royal Palace. Visit Vigeland Sculpture Park where you will find the world's largest sculpture exhibition made by a single artist. This afternoon start exploring the impressive Norwegian countryside as you travel towards the Telemark region, famed for being the home of the original and oldest skiing technique. Tonight enjoy dinner at your hotel. (SB, D) Hotel: Quality Strand Day 5 Vrådal - Bergen (2 Nights) Start your day with a spectacular drive that takes you through the mountains and around the Hardangerfjord. Arrive in Bergen, Norway's second-biggest city famed for its shipping, aquaculture and subsea technology industry. (SB) Hotel: Zander K Day 6 Bergen Sightseeing and Free Time Today experience the history of this picturesque city on your orientation tour. See the 13th century Haakon's Hall and the bustling fish market. You'll have free time to explore the harbour area and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Bryggen which is the old wharf of the city. (SB)

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Day 7 Bergen - Sognefjord (Hafslo) Leave Bergen and see Tvindefossen waterfall on our way to marvel at the Sognefjord, the longest and deepest fjord in the world. Dinner will be at your hotel this evening. (SB, D) Hotel: Eikum Day 8 Sognefjord (Hafslo) - Fagernes Enjoy spectacular mountain scenery today as you pass high mountain lakes and Jotunheimen National Park where Scandinavia's highest mountain, Galdhøpiggen rises over 2,400 metres. (SB, D) Hotel: Scandic Valdres

Day 9 Fagernes - Lillehammer - Karlstad Travel to Lillehammer, host of the Winter Olympics in 1994. The scenery will change as you drive through lush forests along gorgeous lakes towards Sweden. Spend the night in Karlstad, on the shores of the biggest lake of them all, Lake Vänern. (SB) Hotel: Scandic Winn/Scandic Klarälven Day 10 Karlstad – Örebro – Stockholm (2 Nights) This morning visit Örebro, a lively university town. View the castle dominating the town centre before continuing to Stockholm. (SB) Hotel: Park Inn by Radisson Hammarby Sjöstad Day 11 Stockholm Sightseeing and Free Time Today get to know this beautiful city on your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. View the medieval Storkyrkan, the Town Hall and the Royal Palace. Spend time discovering the museums or fashionable stores or consider an Optional Experience in the afternoon. Tonight dine with your fellow travellers and celebrate this memorable trip. (SB, D) Day 12 Depart Stockholm Say goodbye to Scandinavia as your holiday draws to a close. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (SB)

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Start: Copenhagen - End: Stockholm TRIP CODE: SCHI

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WHY NOT EXTEND YOUR HOLIDAY… Consider adding on our 'Highlights of St. Petersburg and Moscow' trip. This exciting day itinerary ts perfectly on to the end of your Scandinavian holiday. Finish this trip in Stockholm on a Sunday morning, purchase a flight to St. Petersburg for the same day, and on Sunday evening, join your fellow travellers to begin your Russian adventure. Speak to your Travel Agent for more information.

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AD RE Y

Day 1 Arrive Copenhagen (2 Nights) Welcome to Copenhagen. Relax and unwind after checking in or take a stroll through the city. Tonight meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for dinner at the hotel. (D) Hotel: AC Bella Sky

VIP OFFERS & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Airport transfers: On arrival at Copenhagen Airport transfers will operate at 9am, 12noon and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Stockholm Airport at 7.30am and 11am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver €96 per person. WiFi: See page 96 for details.

KEY: SB Scandinavian Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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8 DAYS 2 COUNTRIES

€166 PER DAY

Highlights of Greece with 3-Day Aegean Cruise COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Athens Sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist includes a visit to the magnificent Acropolis View the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Arch • Delphi Visit the home of the Oracle and the Temple of Apollo with a Local Specialist • Meteora Visit one of the iconic rock monasteries with a Local Specialist • Mykonos Spend the evening exploring this lively island • Kusadasi Visit the thriving Turkish port town

Meteora

1

KALAMBAKA

TURKEY

GREECE DELPHI 1 ATHENS 1

1

1 CRUISE

• Patmos Explore this idyllic island • Crete Spend time in the port town of Heraklion

Kusadasi

Mykonos

• Santorini Enjoy a relaxing evening in the cliff top town of Fira

Patmos

CRUISE

Santorini

CRUISE

CRETE

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YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

€1325†

(per person twin share)

7 Nights accommodation 7 Buffet Breakfast 3 Cruise lunches 4 Three-course dinners

Day 2 Athens Sightseeing - Delphi Your Local Specialist takes you on a morning sightseeing tour of Athens starting with a visit to the ancient Acropolis and the Parthenon, which is considered to be the most important building to survive from Classical Greece. View the Panathinaiko Olympic stadium, the Evzone guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and a host of other famous sites including the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Arch. This afternoon, leave Athens and travel north towards the stunning region of Mt. Parnassos for your overnight stay in Delphi. (BB) Hotel: Nafsika Palace/Nidimos Day 3 Delphi Sightseeing - Kalambaka Meet your Local Specialist this morning to tour Delphi and see the site of the most important oracle in the classical world. Walk the Sacred Way to the Temple of Apollo dating from the 4th century. It was here that, every four years, athletes competed in the Pythian Games, dedicated to Apollo and the arts. Drive this afternoon to Thermopylae, famous for the heroic defence by King Leonidas and his brave Spartans against the invading Persians. Arrive later in Kalambaka, where you dine tonight at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Famissi Eden/Famissi Day 4 Kalambaka - Meteora - Athens This morning, travel to Meteora, with your Local Specialist, and visit one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, built on sandstone rocks above the town. Later, return to Athens. (BB) Hotel: Zafolia/Novotel Day 5 Embark 3-Night Cruise - Mykonos Transfer to the port and cruise to stunning Mykonos. Spend time discovering this island paradise with its distinctive white-washed houses and maze of narrow cobbled streets before setting sail to Turkey. (BB, L, D) Day 6 Kusadasi - Patmos Arrive early in Kusadasi in Turkey and take in the incredible ruins of Ephesus, site of the famous Temple of Artemis, on your included shore experience. Continue your cruise to Patmos, where there is time to shop, relax on the beach or take an Optional Experience to the Monastery of St. John. (BB, L, D) Day 7 Heraklion - Santorini Wake this morning in Heraklion, on the island of Crete, and enjoy a complimentary shore experience visit to the Palace of Knossos. Continue to the spectacular volcanic island of Santorini, where you have the opportunity to visit the islands' spectacular Oia village. (BB, L, D) KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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City orientation tours

Day 8 Disembark – Depart Athens This morning, disembark from your cruise ship and transfer to the airport. (BB)

TAILOR YOUR TRIP

Start: Athens - End: Athens TRIP CODE: HIGRA

DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO

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The sights were breathtaking, the local experts were fabulous…. the cruise was fun and the island excursions were beautiful! DAWSON, CANADA, 2018

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Day 1 Arrive Athens Welcome to Athens. You are met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. After checking in, spend the rest of the day relaxing or exploring the city. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Meeting this evening. Hotel: Zafolia/Novotel

SAVE up to €34 SAVE €130 SAVE €130 p.p. VIP OFFERS & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS †Price is per person, twin share based on Moderate IA Cabin Category. Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip. Triple cabins: are available on this trip. Airport transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who have provided Costsaver with their flight details and are staying in an Athens hotel booked by Costsaver. Celestyal Cruise Ship: Operating this itinerary will be Celestyal Olympia or other ship from the Celestyal fleet. Flights: Onward flights from Athens airport should not be scheduled before 12 noon. Port Taxes: The pricing on our website includes Port Taxes and tips and is accurate as of July 2018. Itinerary: Occasionally the itinerary may be altered due to sailing conditions on the Aegean Sea, ferry schedules, religious holidays or any other unforeseen circumstances.

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10 DAYS 1 COUNTRY

€158

Greek Island Explorer

PER DAY

COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Athens Sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist includes a visit to the magnificent Acropolis. View the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Arch • Mykonos Orientation of the port and Mykonos town includes a walk along the narrow cobbled streets. Your Travel Director will provide information on beaches and sightseeing opportunities • Santorini Orientation of the town of Fira with a walk to enjoy the views over the caldera. Your Travel Director will provide information on beaches and sightseeing opportunities

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YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

€1575

(per person twin share)

9 Nights accommodation 9 Buffet breakfasts 2 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Athens Sightseeing and Free Time Your Local Specialist takes you on a morning sightseeing tour of Athens starting with a visit to the ancient Acropolis and the Parthenon, which is considered to be the most important building to survive from Classical Greece. View the Panathinaiko Olympic stadium, the Evzone guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and a host of other famous sites including the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian's Arch. Spend the rest of the day as you choose. This evening savour local Greek specialities at one of the city's excellent restaurants. (BB) Day 3 Athens - Mykonos (3 Nights) Transfer to Piraeus and board the Aegean ferry. Your first stop is Mykonos, popular with the rich and famous. Transfer to your hotel where you will be given an orientation tour. Spend the rest of the day exploring this magical island. Houses, shops, churches, restaurants and windmills are immaculately whitewashed, with splashes of sky blue and jade green bringing colour to door frames and window shutters, many of which are overhung with dazzling pink and purple blossoms. Dinner is included tonight. Afterwards you might like to experience the island's vibrant nightlife. (BB, D) Hotel: Alkistis/Kamari/ Aphrodite Beach Day 4 Mykonos Free Time Experience the delights of Mykonos, around 9,000 people inhabit this rugged mass of granite. One of the most cosmopolitan islands in Greece, Mykonos is known for its beaches and diverse nightlife but manages to retain a strong indigenous identity despite its popularity. If you want to see the quieter side of the island, explore narrow winding alleys full of tempting boutiques in the labyrinth of the old town. (BB) Day 5 Mykonos Free Time Today is free for you to wander around Little Venice on the east side of the harbour or consider a sightseeing experience to the nearby sacred island of Delos, a charming island and the birthplace of Artemis and Apollo. Visit the Archaeological Museum or Aegean Maritime Museum displaying ancient and nautical artefacts relating to the island's seafaring heritage. Enjoy cocktails at a waterfront restaurant and don't miss the opportunity to take a refreshing swim in the sparkling sea. (BB) Day 6 Mykonos - Santorini (3 Nights) Your holiday continues with a ferry ride south across the Aegean to the beautiful island of Santorini, your home for the next three nights. You are met at the port and transferred to your hotel where you will be given an orientation tour. After checking in, explore Santorini, also known as Thira. The islands physical beauty along with a KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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dynamic nightlife, makes it one of Europe's most desirable destinations. This evening, join your fellow travellers for an included dinner. (BB, D) Hotel: Kamari Beach/Okeanis/Cultural Village Day 7 Santorini Free Time There are plenty of things to do in Santorini and you have two full days to enjoy this picturesque island. Relax in cliff-top restaurants and laze on sun-soaked beaches. Consider a cruise to explore the volcano and swim in the hot springs. Visit the island's museums or take a tour of a traditional winery and sample the grape variety unique to Santorini. (BB) Day 8 Santorini Free Time Enjoy another full free day on this picturesque island. Santorini has an abundance of dining establishments to suit all tastes where you can dine on a full range of international cuisine, including Greek specialities. And don't miss the sunsets for which the island is justifiably famous. They are spectacular from anywhere on the caldera but particularly from Oia on the northern tip of the island, which offers an uninterrupted view of the sun as it sinks below the horizon. (BB) Day 9 Santorini – Athens Today take the high-speed ferry back to Athens for the final night of your trip. On arrival at the port of Piraeus, you are transferred to your Athens hotel. This evening, you might like to join your travelling companions for a celebration dinner – there are plenty of restaurants, tavernas and open-air cafés in the colourful Plaka area with street musicians playing traditional Greek music. (BB) Hotel: Zafolia/Novotel Day 10 Depart Athens This morning, it is time to bid farewell to Greece and your newfound friends at the end of your wonderful Greek Island holiday. Transfers are available to the airport for your return flight home. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Day 1 Arrive Athens (2 Nights) Welcome to Athens. You are met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. After checking in, spend the rest of the day relaxing or exploring the city. Later join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Meeting. Hotel: Zafolia/Novotel

Triple Room Discount Past Guests Benefits

SAVE up to €53 SAVE €190 SAVE up to €160 p.p. VIP OFFERS & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip.

EXCITING FAMILY ITINERARY For an exciting family version of this itinerary with fun family activities and inclusions please see our 2019 Family Experiences brochure or trafalgar.com Code: FGIH

Airport transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who have provided Costsaver with their flight details and are staying in an Athens hotel booked by Costsaver. Itinerary: Occasionally the itinerary may be altered due to sailing conditions on the Aegean Sea, ferry schedules, religious holidays or any other unforeseen circumstances.

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11 DAYS 1 COUNTRY

€85 PER DAY

Wonders of Turkey COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Istanbul Sightseeing includes the Topkapi Palace, the Blue Mosque and the Grand Bazaar • Ankara Visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilisation and Ataturk's Mausoleum • Cappadocia Visit Pasabagi and the Red Valley and marvel at the underground city of Sarhatli • Konya Visit the Mevlana Museum, home of the Whirling Dervishes • Pamukkale See the Cotton Castle springs and the ruins of the Roman health spa of Hierapolis • Ephesus Visit the Great Theatre, Library of Celsus, Gymnasium, Temple of Hadrian and House of the Virgin Mary • Pergamon Visit the Asclepion Medical Centre • Troy Visit the ruins of the ancient city and see the Wooden Horse • Gallipoli See Anzac Cove, Lone Pine and Chunnuk Bair Cemeteries

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YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

€925

(per person twin share)

10 Nights accommodation 10 Buffet breakfasts 5 Three-course dinners City orientation tours

Day 2 Istanbul Sightseeing Enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour including a visit to see parts of the Topkapi Palace Museum, the former residence of the Ottoman Sultans. Visit the Hippodrome, once the centre of life where chariot racing and other public events took place. Visit the Blue Mosque and the world's largest and oldest covered market with over 60 streets. Consider joining a delicious Turkish optional dinner where local cuisine is served along with traditional belly dancing entertainment. (BB) Day 3 Istanbul - Ankara This morning, enjoy free time in the city or consider an Optional Experience Bosphorus cruise and visit to Hagia Sophia. This excursion enjoys views of the strait that separates Asia and Europe and a visit to the church built in the Byzantine capital during the 6th century and converted into a mosque by the Ottomans. Today, it houses a museum and is known as one of the world's greatest architectural wonders. Early this afternoon, depart for the capital city of Ankara for an overnight stay. (BB, D) Hotel: Holiday Inn Kavaklidere Day 4 Ankara - Cappadocia (2 Nights) Visit the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, a historic caravanserai featuring artefacts including the most extensive and valuable collection of Hittite artefacts in the world. Visit the Mausoleum of Ataturk, the father of modern Turkey. Perhaps take an Optional Experience this evening to see a Whirling Dervish performance with dinner. (BB) Hotel: Ramada Day 5 Cappadocia Sightseeing This morning, travel to Pasabagi and the Red Valley and later stop at a regional rug production centre. This afternoon, you may wish to take an Optional Experience to Göreme and Avanos. Göreme, a historical region of Turkey located among unique rock formations, was first settled back in the Roman period. Many rock churches can still be seen today, as Christianity was then the prevailing religion in the region. Afterwards, continue to the town of Avanos renowned for its high-quality earthenware. This evening dinner will be served at your hotel. (BB, D) Day 6 Cappadocia - Konya This morning, visit the underground city of Sarhatli, one of the many underground settlements built for protection and religious reasons. Drive to Konya and visit the famous mausoleum of the Sufi philosopher Mevlana. This was also the dervish lodge of the Mevlevi order, better known as the Whirling Dervishes. Later, check into your hotel in Konya and enjoy dinner. (BB, D) Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn

KEY: FB Full Breakfast BB Buffet Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner

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Day 7 Konya – Pamukkale Leave Konya and travel to see the unique cotton fortress of Pamukkale with its white lime cascades formed by mineral springs. You will also get to see the ruins of the ancient Roman health spa of Hierapolis. This evening, enjoy a relaxing dinner at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Richmond Thermal Day 8 Pamukkale – Ephesus – Izmir Today, travel to Selçuk and tour the famous ruins of Ephesus, an important cultural centre of the ancient world and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore 2,000-year-old marble streets, view a magnificent theatre, see the Library of Celsus, a gymnasium and finally Hadrian's Temple. Then take a short drive from Ephesus to visit St. Mary's stone cottage, where it is believed Virgin Mary spent her last years accompanied by St. John. Arrive later in Izmir. (BB) Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Alsansak Day 9 Izmir – Pergamon – Troy – Çanakkale Visit the ancient Medical Center Asclepion in Pergamon and continue to Troy with its famous wooden horse. This town is best known for being the setting of the Trojan War as well as a place where many cities are built on top of each other. Continue to Çanakkale for the night with dinner served at your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Buyuk Truva Day 10 Çanakkale – Gallipoli – Istanbul In the morning, depart for Gallipoli, the site of many WWI battles. Visit poignant Anzac Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery and Chunuk Bair before returning to Istanbul. Enjoy a last night in Istanbul with your travel companions. (BB) Hotel: Ramada Plaza City Center Day 11 Depart Istanbul This morning bid a fond farewell to this wonderful city as your memorable holiday comes to an end. Transfers are available to the airport. Conditions apply. (BB)

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Sat 13 Sat 27

MAY Wed 01 Wed 15 Wed 29

OCTOBER Wed 02 Wed 16 Wed 30

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Sat 11 Sat 25 Sat 08

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Sat 22 Sat 06

4 Wed 11 4 Wed 25

JULY Wed 10 Wed 24

Sat 20 Sat 03

4 Wed 08 4 Wed 22

AUGUST Wed 07 Wed 21

Sat 17 Sat 31

4 Wed 05 4 Wed 19

Sat 15 Sat 29

Sat 14 Sat 28

MARCH 4 Wed 04 4 Wed 18

Sat 14 Sat 28

SEPTEMBER Wed 04 Wed 18

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Sat 21 Sat 04

JANUARY 2020 Sat 18 Sat 01

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4 Autumn, Winter, Spring (WTTU): Dates marked in the departure panel above are winter departures. These departures are subject to change in itinerary, discount and hotels. Pricing will be confirmed in May 2019.

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Day 1 Arrive Istanbul (2 Nights) Welcome to Istanbul. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Relax after your journey. In the evening, attend a trip briefing with your Travel Director and meet your fellow travellers. Hotel: Ramada Plaza City Center

Past Guests Benefits

SAVE up to €26 SAVE €100 SAVE €10 p.p. VIP OFFERS & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Single Rooms: On all itineraries single rooms are available to book at a supplement. See costsavertour.com for pricing. For Costsaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights accommodation, please see pages 15 and 92. Shared Rooming: Room Share is available on this trip.

FLIGHTS Our prices do not include scheduled flights. Prices can change on a daily basis and we want to ensure we offer the latest and most competitive rates, giving you flexibility and choice – Speak to our Travel Experts now for more details.

Airport transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who have provided Costsaver with their flight details and are staying in an Istanbul hotel booked by Costsaver. Important Visa Information: Visas may be required for this trip. Please speak with your Travel Agent when making your reservation to assess your specific requirements.

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EXTEND YOUR STAY LONDON YOUR WAY EXTRA NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION We offer exclusive discounted hotel rates to help you extend your stay in London. Simply add on extra nights when making your booking. You can find hotel details on the itinerary page of your holiday. We’ve also added transfer information on page 94 to make locking away your holiday essentials even easier. ¤ per person, per night Hotel Copthorne Tara

Single

Twin

239

137 127

Hilton Olympia*†

173

Ibis Earls Court*†

194

116

Kensington Hilton*

192

141

Prices are per person per night, based on twin room accommodation with private facilities. The price includes hot buffet breakfast daily, all hotel taxes and service charges. *Seasonal supplements apply. †Certain days of the week attract a supplement. Pickups: For London-starting holidays, you’ll be picked up for departure if you are staying at our suggested London hotel (see itinerary page for details) and if this accommodation has been reserved through Costsaver. Guests staying in other hotels are required to make their way to our London Reception Centre on the departure morning.

RECEPTION CENTRE Our London Reception Centre is your go-to holiday hub to help you kick start your trip. You can expect to receive all of the tips and advice for an unforgettable holiday. • Our local hosts are on hand to answer any of your holiday enquiries • You can save time and take advantage of our exclusive booking service to see London’s best sights and gain priority entry to top attractions (where applicable) • Enjoy free WiFi during your visits Hospitality Service If your extra nights accommodation has been booked by Costsaver, one of our knowledgeable Local Hosts will visit your hotel each day to assist you in booking any London Sightseeing trips or show tickets, provide departure information and be happy to answer any questions you may have. Summer opening hours (9 April - 24 October, 2019) Daily 7am - 7pm (5am for early morning departures) Winter opening hours (25 October, 2019 - 8 April, 2020) Daily 7am - 7pm Contact details Address: 79 York Road, London SE1 7NJ Tel: +44 (0) 207 620 8900 General email: London.24x7@ttc.com

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SIGHTSEEING DAY TOURS Enjoy the very best of Britain’s most iconic locations thanks to Evan Evans, Costsaver’s sister brand. You will relax in comfort as captivating guides unravel the sights and stories of Britain, brought to life with cutting edge Vox audio technology. Enjoy a fantastic selection of UK tours, visiting London’s famous landmarks including Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and The Tower of London. Or head further afield with day trips to Stonehenge, Windsor Castle, Bath, the Cotswolds, Oxford and many more. As experts in sightseeing tours and driven by service, Evan Evans is passionate about creating memories which will last a lifetime. To book your tour or attractions, visit evanevanstours.com or see your local travel agent.

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EXTEND YOUR STAY EUROPEAN HOTELS EXTRA NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION WHERE YOUR TOUR STARTS OR ENDS Enjoy discounted hotel rates, before or after your tour to enjoy even more of what Europe has to offer. To take advantage of these value rates, simply add on extra nights when making your booking. You can find hotel details on the itinerary page of your holiday. We’ve also added transfer information on page 94 to make locking away your holiday essentials even easier. ¤ per person, per night City

Hotel

Amsterdam

Corendon Village

Single 95

Twin 71

Ibis Airport*†

110

74

Athens

Zafolia

161

98

Barcelona

Exe Hotel Barcelona Gate

120

76

NH Sant Just*

78 110

Copenhagen

AC Bella Sky

112 188

Dublin

Citywest

140

93

Maldron Newlands Cross†

127

84

Frankfurt

Mercure Airport Neu†

87

60

Istanbul

Ramada Plaza City Center

170

102

Axor Feria*† Melia Avenida America*

144 109

84 68

Occidental Castellana Norte*

104

63

Occidental Madrid Este*

104

63

Tryp Airport Suites*

104

69

Madrid

Milan

Holiday Inn Nord Zara*

101

69

Moscow

Hilton Garden Inn Krasnoselskaya

249

155

Munich

Holiday Inn Express Munich City East*†

112

70

Holiday Inn Munich South*

95

63

Leonardo Munich City South*

116

70

Courtyard by Marriott La Defense West*†

130

81

Mercure Ivry Quai De Seine*†

153

90

Mercure La Defense 5*†

151

90

Novotel 14 Porte D'Orleans*†

148

87

Novotel Pont de Sevres*†

122

78

Ergife Palace*

148

104

Pinewood*

137

94

Raganelli*

137

94

Saronno

Starhotels Grand Milan*†

92

66

Stockholm

Park Inn by Radisson Hammarby Sjostad*

132

79

St. Petersburg

Holiday Inn Express Sadovaya

249

155

Paris

Rome

Tallinn

Hestia Hotel Europa

146

88

Venice Mestre

Antony*

137

99

Warsaw

Campanile Varsovie

93

62

Ibis Ostrobramska*

76

52

Panorama

106

71

Zagreb

Prices are per person per night, based on twin room accommodation with private facilities. The price includes hot buffet breakfast daily, all hotel taxes and service charges. *Seasonal supplements apply. †Certain days of the week attract a supplement. Conditions: When booking extra nights accommodation, transfers are not included, however Costsaver can provide inexpensive airport to hotel transfers. Please ask for transfer prices at the time of booking your extra night accommodation. Extra hotel nights are based on availability at the time of booking. Costsaver will endeavour to reserve accommodation in the hotel where your itinerary begins, subject to room availability.

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The tour guide, Dominic, was AMAZING! My sister and I had the BEST time on this trip! We met some truly wonderful people within the group and Dominic was knowledgeable, fun and outgoing! We were also big fans of our driver Alfredo! ALLISON, FROM USA Jewels of Italy

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION DEPARTURE FROM LONDON

LONDON AIRPORT TRANSFERS

All coach holidays depart from our London Reception Centre. Pickups on the morning of departure for Londonstarting holidays are only included from the suggested London hotel (see itinerary page for details) or those booked through Costsaver. Guests staying in other hotels must make their own way to our London Reception Centre.

Costsaver has arranged group transfer rates from London Heathrow and London Gatwick airports to your Costsaver London hotel:

Please also remember to reconfirm your trip departure details by contacting our London Reception Centre at +44 (0)207 620 8900 or email us at: london.24x7@ttc.com at least 48 hours prior to departure.

FREE TRANSFERS IN EUROPE All Costsaver guests benefit from complimentary arrival and departure transfers by shuttle coach on the arrival and departure day of their guided holiday. These times are specified on the individual itinerary pages. You can book and purchase your own transfers if your flight times do not coincide with the shuttle coach schedules. In addition, guests arriving before or departing after the scheduled holiday may also book a transfer through Costsaver providing they also purchase the additional pre- and/or postholiday hotel night(s) from Costsaver (see page 92 for details and prices). Costsaver provides complimentary airport transfers in the Eastern Mediterranean region at any time on the first and final day of your holiday, as well as other days in conjunction with pre- and/or post-trip accommodation booked through Costsaver. Flight times must be provided to Costsaver at least 21 days before flight departure. For Costsaver’s Terms & Conditions, see table.

¤49 single trip per person to/from Heathrow Airport ¤101 single trip per person to/from Gatwick Airport Transfer terms and conditions 1. For included and chargeable transfers, you or your Travel Agent must provide detailed flight information to Costsaver at the time of booking or at the very latest no fewer than 21 days prior to departure. Once transfers are booked they cannot be changed. 2. For London arrivals, you must stay at a London hotel booked by Costsaver on the night of arrival and the night prior to your departure date. 3. Costsaver only includes one inbound and one outbound transfer (excluding London) 4. In the event of flight delays outside of Costsaver’s control, the transfers will be deemed to be cancelled. 5. All transfers are based on group transfers. Refunds are not available for missed transfers, or guests not using this service. 6. In the event of unforeseen events (such as road or rail works, strikes or demonstrations), Costsaver will not be responsible for delayed or cancelled transfers.

Gateway Hotel Athens Barcelona Copenhagen Dublin Frankfurt (Main) Istanbul Madrid Milan (Malpensa) Moscow Domodedovo Moscow Sheremetyevo Munich Paris (Charles de Gaulle) Rome (Fiumicino) Stockholm St. Petersburg Tallin Venice Warsaw Zagreb

Inbound Any time, any day 09:30, 12:00 & 14:30 09:00, 12:00 & 15:30 08:30, 11:00 &13:00 09:45, 12:00 & 14:30 Any time, any day 10:30, 13:00 & 15:30 09:30, 13:00 & 15:30 N/A N/A 10:00 & 13:00 08:00, 11:00 & 14:00 09:30, 12:30 & 15:30 N/A 14:30 & 17:00 N/A N/A 10:30, 12:30 & 15:30 11:30 & 14:30

Outbound Any time, any day 08:00 N/A 07:00, 09:00 & 11:00 08:00 & 09:45 Any time, any day 08:30 & 11:00 07:30 & 10:30 06:00, 10:00 & 12:00 05:00, 10:00 & 13:00 09:30 08:00 & 11:30 07:00 & 09:30 07:30 & 11:00 N/A 05:00 & 10:00 08:00 & 09:30 07:30 & 10:00 07:00 & 11:30

The times above apply only on the published arrival and departure dates of the itinerary chosen, and are the times when the transfer leaves from, or arrives at the airport. Transfers are provided on a group basis. There will be no refund for missed or unused transfers as a result of flight delays or missed flight connections.

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READY, STEADY…. GO

PERSONALISED GROUP TRAVEL

Don’t forget to Register Every travel moment counts and to ensure that your trip runs effortlessly, as well as making sure we can contact you in the unlikely event of an emergency, we require all of our guests to register before they travel. This is easily completed online, in Manage My Booking.

Scheduled Departures Enjoy incredible savings for bookings of nine or more guests; the more guests, the greater your discount. Call us or speak to your Travel Agent to get a quote for your group and find out about our free trip policy too.

Registering takes only a few minutes and then you’ll be set for a trip of unforgettable moments. Here’s what you’ll need to enter: 1. Your contact details, such as email address and the mobile number that you will be travelling with 2. The name of someone at home we can contact in case of an emergency 3. Your passport and insurance details Visit costsavertour.com/registration to complete your registration and start personalising your holiday.

ONCE ACTIVATED, YOU’RE READY TO TRAVEL! All guests will need to register on Manage My Booking to receive their trip documentation. Once registered, you’ll receive an email approximately 21 days prior to your departure with a link to download your electronic documents. We’re committed to long-term sustainability, so by choosing this paperless option, you’re supporting our efforts to reforest over 40 hectares of land across Northern California. Printed documents will be available on a request basis should this be more convenient for you.

Custom Groups Costsaver can customise group trips to suit your specifications in any one of our worldwide destinations. Simply let us know where you want to go, your preferred hotel standard and any particular sightseeing that you’re interested in and we’ll create an itinerary filled with authentic experiences. However you’re travelling, with family or friends or in a group that shares a common interest, whether it be the arts, food or history, we’ll make sure that you discover the true essence of your chosen destination For more information, contact your local Travel Agent or a Costsaver team member at groups@trafalgar.com Note: Minimum numbers for custom groups vary from 10-20 people based on the selected destination.

BROCHURE TERMINOLOGY Here is a description of some of the specific terms used in the itinerary pages of this brochure: Visit – In-depth sightseeing with a Local Specialist or Travel Director; includes Fast-Track entry (where applicable).

PASSPORTS AND VISAS

View – A brief stop to take in the sight and capture photos.

Each guest is responsible for ensuring their passport is valid for at least six months beyond the conclusion of their trip and all necessary visas and permits have been acquired. Contact us, your Travel Agent, airline or relevant government authorities to obtain the necessary travel information.

See – See the sight while driving by on the coach, or from your cruise or train.

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BOOKING CONDITIONS AND OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION Large print version is available at: costsavertour.com SUMMARY BOOKING AND CANCELLATION TERMS INFORMATION GUIDED HOLIDAY

GUIDED HOLIDAY WITH CELESTYAL CRUISE

AIR TICKETS

EXTRA ACCOMMODATIONS

Deposit Required Final Payment No of Days 45 days and over

£100 45 days Penalty Deposit

Deposit Required Final Payment No of Days 45 days and over

£200 45 days Penalty Deposit

Deposit Required Final Payment No of Days 45 days and over

As per airline policy As per airline policy Penalty £30 plus airline charges

Deposit Required Final Payment No of Days 45 days and over

44-22 days

25%

44-22 days

25%

44-22 days

£30 plus airline charges

44-22 days

21-8 days

30%

21-8 days

30%

21-8 days

£30 plus airline charges

21-8 days

7-1 days Departure Day/No show

50% 100%

7-1 days Departure Day/No show

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YOUR GUIDED HOLIDAY BOOKING Your agreement is with Trafalgar Tours Limited (“Trafalgar”), Company Number 50679, a company registered in Guernsey whose registered office address is Travel House, Rue du Manoir, St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands, GY1 2JH. A contract will come into existence between us when you make a reservation with us. Enrolment in and payment for a guided holiday shall constitute acceptance by the guest of the terms and conditions in this brochure. These cannot be varied except in writing by an officer of the Company All contracts with Trafalgar are made subject to the terms of these booking conditions and are governed by English law and the jurisdiction of the English Courts, you may however, choose the jurisdiction of Scotland or Northern Ireland if you wish to do so. Costsaver is a trading name of Trafalgar and is used interchangeably within these Terms and Conditions. A contract will come into existence when you make a reservation with us. Enrolment in and payment for a trip shall constitute acceptance by the guest of the terms and conditions in this brochure. These cannot be varied except in writing by an officer of the Company. All contracts with Trafalgar are made subject to the terms of these booking conditions. The invalidity of any provisions herein shall not affect the validity of any other provisions. The agreement shall be construed as though the invalid provision was not contained herein and was replaced with an enforceable provision as similar as possible to the original provision. Disclaimer Travel is personal and each individual’s goals and experiences may differ. Costsaver will not be bound by, or liable for, any description, photograph, representation or warranty made by or provided by any independent third party sales representative, Travel Agent, or other person or entity relating to any holiday offered by Costsaver. Departure Date The departure date is the date indicated on the booking confirmation. Security Security is a major concern to all of us and the situation globally is constantly changing. Events around the world, coupled with the “Travel Advisories” put out by various governments, may at times necessitate changes to the accommodations and itinerary or even trip cancellation. You must accept these risks involved in travel to any country that may experience security difficulties and accept responsibility for your own travel decisions. WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE GUIDED HOLIDAY PRICE Intra-trip Travel By private motorcoach, trains, cruises and, ferries (see itineraries). Air Transportation Not included unless otherwise outlined in each itinerary page price panel. Guided Holiday By air-conditioned luxury motorcoaches. Please note on some regional holidays and sightseeing trips, smaller motorcoaches without toilet facilities are used. If due to circumstances beyond our control motorcoaches are used otherwise than as advertised, a refund of £7 per person will be made. Toilets may be affected by higher altitude or extreme weather conditions such as freezing temperatures and for the comfort of those on board the motorcoach the toilets may have to be closed. In these circumstances, additional rest breaks will be incorporated into the itinerary. Hotel Accommodation Prices are per person, based on two persons sharing with private bath or shower. Triple rooms may be available on selected holidays in limited numbers. Triple rooms will often feature one foldaway bed plus one double bed. Three adults may find these rooms small and suitcase space slightly restricted. They are generally more suitable for two adults and one child. Rollaway beds are not included in triple prices. Every effort has been made to reserve two-bed rooms; however, on some occasions, rooms with one double bed may be the only choice available. These rooms will be allocated to single travellers and couples first; other rooms may feature a single bed and rollaway bed, murphy bed or sleeper sofa. A limited number of twin rooms are available with our Shared Rooming service. Costsaver shall not be responsible or liable for any claims or issues arising out of the shared rooming. Special room requests (adjacent, connecting or lower-floor rooms, as examples) must be made at time of booking. Special room requests are not guaranteed and are based on availability at time of check-in. Many hotels are 100% smoke-free, including all guest rooms, restaurants, lounges, meeting rooms and public spaces. Smoking in a non-smoking room may result in a fine. Substitute hotels may be used sometimes. We try to use hotels of similar standard. Hotel Frequent Traveller program points are not earned with hotels on Costsaver holidays.

Note hotel room sizes, standards, facilities and services provided may vary from country to country and region to region and are often local in style. Cruises Per person prices are based on two persons sharing a cabin with two berths, private shower and toilet. A limited number of single cabins are available at an extra cost. Free WiFi Internet Service Complimentary WiFi service is available in many Costsaver hotel guestrooms and/or the public areas of most hotels. In most countries complimentary WiFi is also provided on-board the motorcoaches except in remote locations. The WiFi on the motorcoaches uses the mobile phone network and as a result the connection will be slower than standard broadband and at times may not be available. Audio and Video streaming is not available using motorcoach WiFi. Please note that it is not available on train trips, or when the main Costsaver motorcoach is not being used, such as on transfer motorcoaches and other local services. For further information on which countries WiFi is offered in as well as daily data allowances please refer to the Costsaver website. Travel Director Guided holidays are conducted in English by a professional Travel Director. In Turkey holidays are conducted by a Local Expert. In the unlikely event that there are fifteen guests or less travelling on a departure, Costsaver reserves the right to operate this departure on an individual basis with private transfers and individual arrangements. Please refer to the individual guided holiday. Itinerary extensions are operated on a locally hosted basis using English-speaking Local Host services. Meals Meals are included as detailed on itineraries. Sightseeing Experiences, entrance fees and an Englishspeaking Local Specialist (when required) are included as detailed in the itinerary pages. Transfers Between airports, hotels, railway stations and piers are included as indicated on each guided holiday itinerary. There will be no refund for missed or unused transfers. If you did not purchase your flights from Costsaver, you will need to provide your arrival and departure flight information to Costsaver at the time of booking. It is your responsibility to update Costsaver with any changes to your flight schedule to ensure that you receive your transfers. Failure to do so may result in missing these services and no refund shall be due for missed arrival transfers resulting from missing or outdated flight information. Porterage Luggage handling of one suitcase per person, at each guided holiday hotel is included in the price. Motorcoach Luggage Allowances: Due to limited coach capacity, a single bag is allowed with dimensions not exceeding 30”x18”x10” (76x46x25cm) and weight not exceeding 50 lbs./23kg. Carry-on/hand luggage is restricted to one piece per person, not exceeding 12”x11”x6” (30x28x14 cm) to fit under your coach seat or in the small overhead compartment. Carry-ons with telescopic handles and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartments or under seats and therefore, cannot be accepted as carry-on luggage. Carry-on/ hand luggage handling is the responsibility of each guest and must be taken on and off the coach by you each day of the guided holiday. A charge of US$6/CA$6 or local currency equivalent per travelling day will be collected by the Travel Director if a second piece of luggage is permitted to be carried, or if suitcase exceeds weight or size limits. This is not assurance that luggage in excess of limits on size, weight and number of pieces will be permitted on the coach. Costsaver and Costsaver’s affiliated entities shall not be liable for loss or damage to luggage or any guest’s belongings. Guests should immediately report lost items to the Travel Director who will assist in completing a lost property form that can be used for an insurance claim. Costsaver cannot assist in locating lost items after the guest disembarks or completes the Costsaver holiday. Airline Luggage Allowances: Airlines may impose stricter weight and size limits for luggage and may also charge fees for checked luggage, including the first checked bag. Please check with your airline(s) directly or iflybags.com for their most current luggage regulations and related fees. Costsaver is not responsible for additional fees imposed by air carriers regarding luggage. Tips/Gratuities Tips/gratuities are included for services on guided holiday, except to your Motorcoach Driver, Local Host, Local Specialists and Travel Director whose tips/gratuities should be extended on a voluntary, individual basis at the end of your holiday. Included tips/ gratuities cover all services provided by dining-room waiters, housekeeping staff and porters at hotels. Optional Prepaid Gratuities If you have prepaid your

gratuities to your Travel Director and Driver, this will be detailed within your holiday documentation. Please note that prepaid gratuities cover only the land portion of your holiday itinerary. We offer this option on the majority of our holiday itineraries. Please check the holiday price panels for the applicable holidays where this option is available. NOT INCLUDED IN GUIDED HOLIDAY PRICE Any items and matters not referred to above, including, airfares to and from your destination, air-related taxes and fees (except where specified); additional fees charged by airlines such as checked and/or excess luggage, seat selections and any other services; passport and visa fees; insurances of all kinds; tips/gratuities to Travel Directors, Local Host, Local Specialists and Motorcoach Drivers; laundry; phone calls; minibar; beverages and meals not detailed in the itinerary; Optional Experiences; and all items of a personal nature. Additional taxes and surcharges may be collected by foreign governmental and non-governmental entities. The price does not cover costs and expenses, including your return home, if you leave the guided holiday whether of your own volition, our decision based on behaviour that disrupts the trip, due to illness, action by any government or other reason. This list is illustrative and not a complete list of every item not included. RESERVATIONS & PAYMENTS 1. Your guided holiday will be confirmed after receipt of a non-refundable, non-transferable deposit as detailed in the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms table. We reserve the right to refuse a booking without giving any reason and shall in that event return any deposit received. If not received within 7 calendar days of booking, the reservation will automatically be cancelled. On certain departures, deposits may be required at time of booking to hold seats. 2. Air-inclusive bookings may require an additional nonrefundable deposit or payment in full at the time of booking, see ‘Air Arrangements’ section below. 3. Final payment for your land reservation will be due prior to departure no later than as detailed in the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms table. Payment in full will be required at time of booking for reservations made less than 45 days prior to the departure date. 4. Costsaver reserves the right to cancel the reservation and impose cancellation charges if any payment is not received as detailed within the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms table. Costsaver will not be responsible for lost land and/or air reservations. 5. Credit Card Bookings: Costsaver should be advised of your credit card number when making your reservation directly with us. For security purposes, we are required to collect the guest’s credit card billing address, card expiration date and the customer verification code every time a payment is applied. We do not charge credit card fees. 6. Any special meal requirements, including allergies, must be provided at time of booking and are received on a REQUEST basis only. Costsaver cannot assure special meal requests will be fulfilled and does not assume responsibility or liability if requests are not fulfilled. 7. Your Travel Agent shall hold all monies for each and every person named in the booking until the booking is confirmed at which time your Travel Agent shall provide those monies promptly to us. You consent to us depositing monies received by us as required by law. We will be entitled to keep interest earned on monies. You consent that all monies paid to us whether through your Travel Agent, by deposit or otherwise, may be disbursed by us as and when we see fit. Travel Documents Provided full payment has been received and registration completed, travel documents will be available in electronic format no later than 21 days prior to departure. You may opt to receive hard copy documents in which case these will be sent to you approximately 21 days prior to the departure date. If final payment is not received when due, costs to courier documents will be the responsibility of the Travel Agent. If you are leaving home earlier, please ask your Travel Agent to request your travel documents well in advance. Please also make sure that you provide your Travel Agent with the flight details that are booked independently no less than 21 days prior to flight departure date. Passports, Visas and other Entry/Exit Requirements All guests including children must be in possession of a machine-readable passport valid for 6 months after their trip return date along with applicable visas. Please refer to “Passport and Visas” section. Due to government imposed security/ immigration measures, passport and emergency contact information is required for all guests prior to the release of travel documents. It is the guest’s sole responsibility to secure and/or pay for

No additional deposit required In accordance with guided holiday Penalty £15 Higher of £15 or 25% of accommodation price Higher of £15 or 30% of accommodation price 100% of accommodation price 100% of accommodation price

any and all visas, affidavits, immunisations, etc. that are required to be permitted entry into each destination. In some countries you may be subject to entry (reciprocity) fees and/or departure taxes/ exit fees which will be collected at the airports upon entry/departure by local government authorities. Please note that entry to any country may be refused even if the required information and travel documents are complete. Trafalgar will require full passport information (full name, date of birth, passport number, issue and expiry dates) prior to final payment. For up-to-date detailed information on travel documents and visas, entry/exit taxes and further information on entry and exit requirements please check with your Travel Agent or local consular services. Obtaining and carrying these documents is your sole responsibility. Costsaver bears no responsibility for such information and will not be responsible for advising and/ or obtaining required travel documentation for any guest, or for any delays, damages, and/ or losses including missed portions of your holiday related to improper documentation or government decisions about entry. BOOKING CHANGES, CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS Name Changes A fee of £50 per person will be charged for name changes or name corrections together with any airline penalties and other cost or charges incurred. Booking Changes A fee of £15 or more per person, per change plus any further cost we incur, will be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Costs and charges may increase closer to the departure date that changes are made. We will try to make your requested change but it may not be possible. A change of guided holiday date or itinerary within 45 days of departure date will be treated as a cancellation. Cancellation fees will apply except when the change is to an earlier departure date and the guided holiday price is equivalent or greater, in which case a £15 (or more) per person amendment fee will be charged. You must also pay any charges imposed by airlines for any changes, including name and date changes. This can be up to 100% of the value of the ticket. CANCELLATIONS AND CANCELLATION FEES Travel arrangements for any member of the party may be cancelled at any time by written notice by the person who made the booking. Please note the following: • If notice of cancellation is received by Costsaver more than 45 days prior to the guided holiday departure date, deposit will be retained. • If full payment is not received 45 days prior to departure date, Costsaver has the right to cancel your reservation. Costsaver will not be responsible for lost reservations. • Notice of cancellation must be made in writing directly to Costsaver or through your Travel Agent. • If a person in a party cancels and there is a room change caused by this cancellation (such as a Twin to Single, or Triple to Twin), charges for the new room type will be the responsibility of the remaining party. The charges detailed in the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms table will apply when notice of cancellation is given after the booking is confirmed. • If a guest fails to join the guided holiday on the day of departure, cancellation fees will be 100% (unless the guest notifies us of the delay and joins the guided holiday later at their own expense). • Cancellation fees as per the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms table apply to additional accommodation and/or chargeable transfers prior to and after the guided holiday or cruise reserved through Costsaver and are additional to any cancellation fees or other charges that may be levied by your Travel Agent. Airline Flights/Tickets: After deposit has been received, any change prior to airline ticketing incurs a £15 service fee per person or if after ticketing a £30 service fee per person. This is in addition to any airfare rate increase and any additional change fees imposed by the Airline. Some airfares including published fares booked by Costsaver are non-changeable and non-refundable. See ‘Air Cancellation’ section. • Costsaver is not responsible for other travel arrangements that you or your party has made outside Costsaver and which are affected by our cancellations. If the reason for your cancellation is covered under your insurance, you may be able to reclaim these charges from your insurer. You or your Travel Agent are responsible to make the claim to your insurer. Illness or Absence Early return expenses are the guest’s responsibility. There is no refund for absence or

CHARGEABLE TRANSFERS Deposit Required Final Payment No of Days 45 days and over 44-22 days 21-8 days 7-1 days Departure Day/ No show

No additional deposit required In accordance with guided holiday Penalty £15 Higher of £15 or 25% of transfer price Higher of £15 or 30% of transfer price 100% of transfer price 100% of transfer price

early departure from a guided holiday, including but not limited to missed hotels, transfers, meals or sightseeing. Costsaver urges you to purchase travel insurance to cover such circumstances. Costsaver makes no representation or guarantees concerning reimbursement, scope of coverage, or other aspects of any travel insurance policy or claim. AIR ARRANGEMENTS Reservations/Ticketing Costsaver does not hold an allocation of air seats and all flight reservations are made on request and are subject to the terms and conditions of the airline. To confirm your air reservation full air payment at time of booking is usually required however on some airlines and routes Costsaver may be able to hold flight options for up to 7 days (a deposit may be required). In these circumstances full air payment is due within 7 days or the flight reservation will automatically be cancelled. On receipt of full air payment your airfare, taxes and fuel surcharges are final. This will be regardless of future price fluctuations up or down. When booking flights, you will be required, at the time of booking, to provide us the full name as detailed on the passport, passport number, date and place of issue and nationality for each guest. Changes to flight itineraries and name changes and/ or corrections may either not be allowed or may result in penalties charged by the airline. These are the guest’s responsibility. Airlines (and other travel providers including Costsaver) change prices and routes from time to time. All air routings are in the sole control of the airline and are subject to change at any time. Air Cancellation Cancellations incur a service fee of $75 per person, reduced to $35 if air ticket has not been issued prior to cancellation, plus any airline penalties. Airline imposed penalties may be up to 100% of the air ticket price. Published Fares, Priced Match Fares, Promo Fares and some other airfares booked are non-refundable. Airline Seating Seats are limited in our contracted class of service and may not be available on every flight. Costsaver does not hold block space on any airline and does not assure seat availability for every single guided holiday departure date. Not all airlines offer pre-assigned seats. Some may charge for pre-assigned seats. Seat assignments are not guaranteed and are subject to change without notice due to a schedule change, equipment change or other unforeseen circumstances. Seating is solely under the airline’s control. Any additional charge imposed by airlines will be at guests’ expense. Where pre-assigned seats are not offered or different seats are desired, guests must contact airline(s) directly to arrange seating assignments as well as special meal requests. Costsaver does not assure that these requests will be granted. Airline Availability Costsaver reserves the right to offer alternative schedules for itineraries affected by airline schedule changes and equipment. Flight delays, flight cancellation and schedule changes are the responsibility of the airline. Costsaver will not be responsible or liable for such delays or rescheduling. Airline Special Requests Seat assignment and special meal requests can be requested at time of booking. Costsaver does not assure the request will be granted. Frequent Flyer miles can be accrued on most air carriers. Upgrades using mileage are not permitted. Many airlines do not automatically add frequent flyer numbers to records for flights booked and ticketed by Costsaver. It is the guest’s responsibility to request frequent flyer credit from the airline. Costsaver shall not be responsible for matters concerning frequent flyer miles. GENERAL INFORMATION & CONDITIONS Guided Holiday Prices Cost and exchange rates are constantly changing and Costsaver want to offer the best possible prices. Please therefore contact our dedicated regional call centres or visit our website (Costsavertour. com) for the most up to date competitive prices. From prices shown on the tour pages are based on the prices available on the date of production of this brochure (see back cover). Prices are in Pound Sterling, per person, twin-share and based on costs, tariffs, rates, taxes, charges, levies and exchange rates as of the date of production of this brochure (see back cover). Should these change, the price of your holiday may increase. No surcharges regarding cost or currency fluctuations will be made to the LAND element only price once the deposit is received. We will not increase the price of your holiday after we receive your deposit except for where there are increases in transportation costs (including cruise and airlineimposed fuel surcharges), taxes, dues, charges, fees or levies imposed by any government or its agencies and any changes to airport taxes or fees. There will be no change to the price within 30 days of your departure date. Where holiday prices are surcharged, we will absorb

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an amount equivalent to 2% of the holiday price which excludes insurance premiums and any amendment charges. Only amounts in excess of this 2% will be surcharged, but where a surcharge is payable, there will be an administration charge of £/ 1 per person, together with an amount to cover the agent’s commission. If this means paying more than 10% on the holiday price, you will be entitled to cancel your holiday with a full refund of all money paid, except for any premium paid to us for holiday insurance and amendment charges, provided that you do so within 14 days of notification of the surcharge. Alternatively, you may accept a change to another holiday if we are able to offer you one. If it is of equivalent or higher price you will not have to pay more, but if it is of lower quality you will be refunded the difference in price. Should the price of your holiday go down due to the changes mentioned above, by more than 2% of your holiday cost, then any refund due will be paid to you. However, please note that travel arrangements are not always purchased in local currency and some apparent changes have no impact on the price of your travel due to contractual and other protection in place. Other Fees and Taxes Taxes and fees are subject to change without notice and will be confirmed at time of booking. Any additional fees charged by the airlines such as luggage handling, seat selections, and/or any other services are the sole responsibility of the guest(s). Additional air-related restrictions apply. Guided Holiday Participation On all guided holidays children under 5 years of age are not eligible to travel. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult, who will be responsible for their welfare and supervision. Alcoholic beverages will not be served to guests under the legal age for alcohol consumption in the country being visited. Minors under age 18 travelling to certain foreign countries must be accompanied by both parents or have a notarised letter of consent signed by the parent(s) not travelling. Costsaver is not responsible for any losses if you fail to have appropriate documentation. If the other parent is deceased or the child has only one legal parent, a notarised statement must be obtained as proof. Costsaver seeks to provide a safe, enjoyable and memorable travel experience for all guests. Costsaver welcomes guests with special needs or disabilities. Please note the following: - Guests must advise Costsaver, at time of booking, of any physical, medical or other special needs that require accommodating. Costsaver will make reasonable modifications to its policies, practices and procedures when necessary, unless doing so will fundamentally alter the nature of the services provided. - Guests must ensure they are medically and physically able to travel. - Costsaver may impose safety requirements. Costsaver may exclude an individual from participating in a guided holiday or an activity if the individual’s participation poses a threat to the health or safety of others. This decision, made solely by Costsaver, to exclude an individual will be based on an individualised assessment based on reasonable judgment that relies on current medical evidence or on the best available objective evidence to determine the nature, duration and severity of the risk, the probability that potential injury will occur and whether reasonable modifications of policies, practices or procedures will mitigate the risk. No refunds will be given if the decision is made to exclude a guest. - Costsaver does not provide personal devices (such as wheelchairs, hearing aids or prescription eye glasses) or services of a personal nature (such as eating, toileting or dressing). A traveller who requires services of a personal nature (eating, toileting or dressing, as examples) should strongly consider bringing a companion to provide such assistance and must understand that other travellers, Travel Directors and Costsaver Staff will not be available for such purposes. - Regrettably, motorized scooters are not allowed on guided holidays. - Costsaver does not employ medical personnel. Any necessary medical attention must be sought at a local facility, if available, at the guest’s expense. Costsaver is not responsible or liable for losses or costs incurred due to unavailability of medical services, or medical services obtained while on holiday, or for the quality of the care or services received. Medical care in other countries is not always comparable to care that you may receive in your local area. You are encouraged to purchase medical insurance that will cover you while on holiday. Your regular health insurance benefits may not apply abroad. - In purchasing your holiday, you attest that you are physically fit for it. If you have concerns please request additional details about your journey from your Travel Agent or Costsaver. - Some guided holidays include rough terrain, extensive walking over cobblestone streets, uneven pavement, steps and/or locations which may not be easily accessible or accessible by wheelchair. During the guided holiday, Costsaver may make arrangements with carriers, hotels and other independent suppliers to provide travel services. These parties are independent entities which Costsaver does not control. Costsaver cannot guarantee disability access or accommodations for guests travelling on international guided holidays. Many Optional Experiences are operated by independent third party suppliers, not Costsaver. These are not part of the holiday package provided by us. Your contract will be with the operator of the experience. We are not responsible for providing of the experience, or anything that happens during the experience. Some experiences involve outdoor activities and/or can be physically demanding. You must make your own decisions about experiences and participate only in activities that suit your physical ability: we suggest that you speak with your medical provider if you have questions about your abilities. We recommend you check whether any

insurance you have also includes your participation in adventure activities you may undertake. Costsaver may, in its sole discretion, decline booking any guest or remove any guest who cannot comply or refuses to comply with Costsaver’s terms and conditions. If this occurs, you are responsible for the cost of travel back to your hometown and Costsaver shall not be liable for your losses and no refund shall be provided. Behaviour We are here to provide the best services possible but in doing so we will not tolerate abusive or aggressive behaviour from our guests. We will refuse to deal with and may terminate the holiday of guests who assault our Company Representatives or who are abusive or aggressive. When you make a booking, you accept responsibility for the proper conduct of all members of your party during your stay. We reserve the right at any time to terminate the travel arrangements and/or cease to deal with any party member(s) whose behaviour, in the reasonable opinion of us or our suppliers, may cause danger, upset, disruption or distress to anyone else or damage to property. Full cancellation charges will apply and no refund will be made. We shall have no obligation to pay compensation or meet any costs or expenses (including but not limited to alternative accommodation and return transportation arrangements) guest may incur as a result of the travel arrangements being terminated. If you damage the accommodation in which you are staying or any property, you must reimburse the accommodation provider or property owner concerned for the cost of the damage before the end of your stay if the cost has been established by then or as soon as it has been established if later. You must indemnify us for the full amount of any claim (also including legal costs) made against us. Criminal proceedings may be instigated. Costsaver is not responsible for any costs incurred concerning a guest removed from a guided holiday or aircraft, ship or train. Guests agree not to hold Costsaver or any of its related entities liable for any actions taken under these terms and conditions. Young Traveller Discount The Young Traveller must be under age 18 on the departure date to be eligible for the discount, and must be accompanied by an adult, sharing a twin or triple room. Only one Young Traveller discount per room is permitted and applies to the land only element of the trip. The Young Traveller discount may not be applicable on certain itineraries or regions. Please see ‘Ways to Save’ for details. Itinerary Variations Costsaver strives to improve guided holiday itineraries, services and features. If improvements can be made, or if circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary, we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods multiple departures may operate, sometimes in reverse order; hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages. On guided holidays which include cruises, the ship may be changed for operational reasons. Departures in early and late season are potentially operated in cool weather conditions. As a result, itinerary variations may occur. Certain activities may not be precisely as described or may not be available due to seasonality or weather conditions. We will try to notify you or your Travel Agent of changes. If your enjoyment may be diminished by such limitations, please check with us or your Travel Agent before making a reservation. In the event that we make a major change to your holiday (which does not include, for example, changes to aircraft type, change of accommodation to another of the same standard, or alteration of your outward/return flights by less than 12 hours) we will inform you or your Travel Agent as soon as reasonably possible if there is time before your departure date. You will either have the choice of accepting the change of arrangements, accepting an offer of alternative travel arrangements of comparable standard from us if available (we will refund any price difference if the alternative is of a lower value, but these booking terms and conditions will continue to apply to any alternative booking), or cancelling your booked holiday and receiving a full refund of all monies paid. Where we make a major change to your holiday, you will also be entitled to compensation unless the change arises for unusual or unforeseeable reasons outside of our control (also referred to as reasons of “force majeure”, and includes war (and threat of war), riot, industrial dispute, actual or threatened terrorist activity and its consequences, civil disturbances, natural or nuclear disaster, fire, adverse weather conditions, epidemics, pandemics, unavoidable technical problems with transportation and any other similar events). The level of compensation will depend on when we inform you of the major change, although this does not exclude you from claiming more if you are entitled to do so: GUIDED HOLIDAY No. of days prior Compensation payable to departure date (per person) 46 days and over £0 45-22 days £10 21-8 days £20 7-1 days £30 Day of departure £40 Holidays & Changes During local or national holidays, certain facilities such as museums, sightseeing trips and shopping may be limited or unavailable. In such instances itinerary changes are made by Costsaver seeking to reduce inconvenience to guests. Such changes are deemed not to be a major change to the itinerary, and no compensation will be payable to guests. Holidays, closing days and other circumstances may necessitate a change of the day of the week for scheduled regional meals, sightseeing or other activities. If you feel your enjoyment might be diminished by any of these circumstances please check with the respective national tourist office before selecting a specific departure date.

Extended stays If you arranged with us to remain at a destination before or after your guided holiday, your stay will be at your sole expense as is the transfer to either the hotel or airport. Please see the ‘Extend your Stay’ section for a list of pre- and post-guided holiday accommodation. Availability is limited and should be confirmed with your agent. Breakfast and luggage handling is not included unless otherwise noted. Costsaver does not provide complimentary transfers for guests booking pre and post night accommodations unless otherwise stated. However, inexpensive airport transfers can be purchased from Costsaver. If your extra night accommodation is not the hotel where your guided holiday begins or ends, you will be responsible for your transfer arrangements at your own expense. For your comfort Costsaver operates a daily seat rotation system and enforces a strict no smoking (including e-cigarettes) and no alcohol policy on board motorcoaches. Regular comfort stops are made on travelling days. Many hotels, restaurants, trains, cruises and other venues are 100% smoke free. Guided Holiday Cancellation Costsaver reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any guided holiday departure in any circumstances, including in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made by Costsaver any time prior to departure date of the guided holiday except when you failed to pay the final balance on time, Costsaver will either refund the amount received for the guided holiday booking, or offer a comparable holiday if available. Costsaver will refund any difference in price if the alternative is of a lower price however, the guest will be responsible for additional costs if the alternative is priced higher. Costsaver is not responsible for other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations and is not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on other travel arrangements including air tickets. Costsaver will also pay compensation except in circumstances of force majeure, where the holiday is cancelled because the minimum number of guests required for a particular travel arrangement is not reached (and you are informed of this in good time) or where you fail to pay the final balance in time. The level of compensation depends on when we inform you of the cancellation, and is set out in “Itinerary Variations” above. Travel Insurance Costsaver recommends that all guests purchase comprehensive Travel Insurance. Certain countries have a requirement for foreign visitors to have valid medical insurance on entry. Costsaver cannot be held responsible for denied entry if a guest is unable to provide details to authorities of insurance or denial of entry for any reason. RESPONSIBILITY Complete Agreement These booking conditions, together with the other terms incorporated into this contract referred to below, represent the entire agreement between the parties. Disclaimer of Liability Costsaver shall be responsible for supplying the services and accommodation described in this brochure with reasonable skill and care. Where the contract is not performed, or is performed improperly by us or our agents, suppliers or other co-operating organisations we will pay you appropriate compensation unless this failure is due to i) you; ii) a third party unconnected with the provision of these services where this failure is unforeseeable or unavoidable; iii) unusual or unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control, the consequences of which could not have been avoided even if all due care had been exercised; or iv) an event which neither we nor our suppliers could have foreseen or forestalled, even with all due care. In such circumstances, we will do their best to supply comparable services, accommodations and itineraries and in any event we shall offer you such prompt assistance as is reasonable in the circumstances, but there shall be no refund in this connection. Our liability for claims which do not involve death, injury or illness shall be limited to twice the price of the holiday. Under EU law (Regulation 261/2004) you have rights in some circumstances to refunds and/or compensation from your airline in cases of denied boarding, cancellation or delay to flights. Full details of these rights will be publicised at EU airports and will also be available from airlines. However, reimbursement in such cases will not automatically entitle you to a refund of your holiday cost from us. If any payments are due from us, any payments made to you by the airline will be deducted from this amount. All luggage and personal effects are at all times and in all circumstances at the risk of the guided holiday participant. Luggage insurance is recommended. Upon return at the end of the guided holiday, if lost articles are found and returned to the owner, a service fee will be charged. All certificates and other travel documents for services issued by Costsaver’s agents, suppliers or other cooperating organisations are subject to the terms and conditions specified by the carriers and suppliers and to the laws of the countries in which the services are supplied some of which may limit or exclude liability. You are responsible for ensuring that you keep all of your travel documents safe and that they are available for inspection. Safety Where the guest occupies a motorcoach seat fitted with a safety belt, neither Costsaver nor the Operator nor its agents or co-operating organisations or service providers will be liable for any injury, illness or death or for 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 such an accident or incident. This exclusion and limitation of liability shall not be used to imply that the Operator or its agents or affiliated entities are liable in other circumstances. International Treaties Transportation companies, airlines etc. are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time guests are not on board planes, transportation or conveyances. We rely on international convention 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 and 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 and the Paris Convention 1962 for Hotels. We are to be regarded as having all the benefits of these conventions on limiting our liability in relation to any claim for death, injury, loss, damage and delay to guests and luggage. Errors and Omissions In the case of computer or human billing errors, we reserve the right to re-invoice participants with correct billing. Every effort is made to ensure brochure accuracy at the time of going to press; however Costsaver cannot be held responsible for printing or typographical errors, or errors arising from unforeseen circumstances. Moreover, photographs and descriptions of locations or attractions are merely representative of conditions that existed at time of brochure printing and conditions may not be the same at the time of your journey. The airline(s) featured or nominated in this brochure do not by virtue of their endorsement of this brochure commit or represent themselves either as contracting with any purchaser of a holiday from Costsaver group or as having any other legal relationship with them. All bookings made with any provider of any transport, facilities, meals, other goods or of any services are subject to terms and conditions and exclusions and/or limitations of liability imposed by them in relation to matters not covered particularly and expressly by our agreement with Costsaver. If you decide that you do not want to visit a country or part of a country you intended to visit because of any law, condition or requirement of any government or governmental authority, official, servant or agent, you are responsible for any costs, expenses, charges, fees, losses or damage incurred as a consequence and any cancellation or amendment fees. None of the companies in the Costsaver group of companies, or any of their staff or agents, accept any responsibility or liability for your acts, omissions, defaults, conduct, state of health, condition or circumstances. COMPLAINT PROCEDURES & CONSUMER PROTECTION Complaint Procedure If you have a problem during your holiday please inform Costsaver’s Travel Director/Local Representative immediately, who will try to make things right. If the matter was not resolved locally, please write to Costsaver’s Guest Relations Department at the address below within sixty (60) days of the end of the Costsaver holiday, as it is important that you provide us the information quickly. Please quote your booking reference number and all relevant information. Failure to follow this procedure may delay or deny us the opportunity to investigate and rectify the problem, which may affect the way your complaint is dealt with and your rights under this contract. Data Protection To process your guided holiday booking, Costsaver will need to use personal information for you and guests in your booking. Personal information may include each guest’s name, address, phone number, email address, passport 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 organisations, and otherwise as required by law. We may need to provide personal information to contractors who provide services to or for us (e.g. sending mail, providing marketing assistance, etc). This may involve sending personal information (including sensitive information) to other countries that may not afford the same level of protection of personal information. In making your booking, you consent to your personal data being passed to relevant third parties as set out above. We may also use the personal information you provide us to review and improve the guided holidays and services that we offer, and to contact you (by mail, email and/ or telephone) about other guided holidays and services offered by Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar Tours Ltd (see address). Trafalgar may charge a fee for supplying you with this information as permitted by law. Please note: Due to the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) SECURE FLIGHT rules, airlines are now REQUIRED to collect more specific data on their guests prior to travel documents being issued. OTHER CONDITIONS Each guest is required to comply with the terms, conditions, requirements, laws, rules and/or regulations of any service provider, or any country or governmental authority, and shall be liable for any such non-compliance. We provide full financial protection for our package holidays. When you buy an ATOL protected air holiday package, flight and/or “flight plus” holiday from Trafalgar you will receive an ATOL certificate from us (or via our authorised agent through which you booked), confirming your protection under our Air Travel Organiser’s License number 10148. This lists what is financially protected, where you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go wrong. We, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL Certificate, will provide you with the services listed on the ATOL Certificate (or a suitable alternative). In some cases, where neither we nor the supplier are able to do so for reasons of insolvency, an alternative ATOL holder may provide you with the services you have bought or a suitable alternative (at no extra cost to you). You agree to accept that in those circumstances the alternative ATOL holder will perform those obligations and you agree to pay any money outstanding to be paid by you under your contract to that

alternative ATOL holder. However, you also agree that in some cases it will not be possible to appoint an alternative ATOL holder, in which case you will be entitled to make a claim under the ATOL scheme (or your credit card issuer where applicable). If we, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL certificate, are unable to provide the services listed (or a suitable alternative, through an alternative ATOL holder or otherwise) for reasons of insolvency, the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust may make a payment to (or confer a benefit on) you under the ATOL scheme. You agree that in return for such a payment or benefit you assign absolutely to those Trustees any claims which you have or may have arising out of or relating to the non-provision of the services, including any claim against us, the Travel Agent (or your credit card issuer where applicable). You also agree that any such claims may be re-assigned to another body, if that other body has paid sums you have claimed under the ATOL scheme. When you buy a package holiday that does not include a flight, protection is provided by way of a bond held by ABTA. ABTA STATEMENT We are a Member of ABTA, membership number Y181X. We are obliged to maintain a high standard of service to you by ABTA’s Code of Conduct. We can also offer you ABTA’s scheme for the resolution of disputes which is approved by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute. If we can’t resolve your complaint, go to abta.com to use ABTA’s simple procedure. Further information on the Code and ABTA’s assistance in resolving disputes can be found on abta.com. Booking Arrangements Your booking arrangements can be made through your Travel Agent or with us directly. When you make a booking, you must be at least 18 years of age at the time of booking. You are guaranteeing that you understand and have the authority to accept and do accept on behalf of yourself and all members of your party the terms of these booking conditions. We will deal only with the lead booking name in all subsequent correspondence and dealings. You are responsible for making all payments due, ensuring the accuracy of all personal details and other information supplied in respect of yourself and your party, notifying us of any changes or cancellations and for receiving correspondence and keeping your party informed. Additional Optional Experiences With Costsaver, you will enjoy many famous highlights as included features on your guided holiday, at no extra cost. An exciting array of additional Optional Experiences and Activities may be made available to further enhance your experience. These Experiences and Activities are optional, and are offered at special preferential prices. They can be booked only after you start your guided holiday, as many of them are carefully programmed to coincide with highlights available at the time of your visit. A detailed list and cost of these will be included in your travel documentation as well as available on the Costsaver website. You can book and pay for them through your Travel Director, by cash or credit card. Optional Experiences may vary due to seasonal conditions and require minimum guest participation. Prices are subject to change without notice. Please also see the relevant section of “Guided Holiday Participation” regarding limitation (exclusion) of our liability for Optional Experiences operated by independent third party suppliers. IMPORTANT NOTE: It is the guest’s responsibility to ensure all necessary visas are obtained prior to departure and their passport is valid as per the laws of the country that they are travelling in or through. We do not accept any responsibility and will not make any refunds if you cannot travel because you have not complied with any passport, visa or immigration requirements or if you have lost or mislaid any necessary documents (including travel documentation). Trafalgar will also not be liable in circumstances where entry is refused to another country for any reason. You should also contact your GP or a specialist vaccination centre for details of any measures you may need to take prior to departure. The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) may have issued information on the FCO’s website at fco.gov.uk/travel. For travel information, you can also visit ABTA’s website on abta.com or phone them on 0901 201 5050 (calls are charged at 50p/minute). IMPORTANT NOTICE: Unfortunately it is inevitable that some of the prices or details contained within this brochure or on our website may have changed since the brochure was printed, and we reserve the right to alter the prices of any of our holidays before you book. You will be informed about any changes to any of the relevant details within this brochure before you book either with your Travel Agent or with ourselves as part of our commitment to high quality customer service. Any bookings made in the UK will be made with Trafalgar. (Company Number 50679), which is a member of ABTA (Y181X) and licensed by the Civil Aviation Authority (10148). Tour Operators: Trafalgar Tours Limited, Travel House, Rue du Manoir, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 2JH, Channel Islands The Trafalgar group of companies has Marketing/ Sales/Administrative offices/agents in: Australia, Canada, China, Guernsey, Hong Kong, India, Israel, United Kingdom, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand and the USA. For further information visit our website at: Costsavertour.com This brochure supersedes any other prior brochure on the market. See back cover for brochure version and print date. Major Credit Cards Accepted

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KEEP GOING YOUR WAY SEE THE WORLD, WITHOUT A HASSLE IN THE WORLD Keep going with Costsaver and explore more of the globe your way. With all your essentials taken care of, from Rome to Rio and beyond, you can tailor your dream holiday your way.

ASIA Uncover the distinct charms and shared beauty of the diverse countries in Asia. From Tokyo to Bangkok, Vietnam and beyond, you’ll enjoy carefully crafted itineraries that get you to the heart of Asia so you have the building blocks to tailor your dream Asia getaway. Enhance your trip with an optional moonlight cruise in Hong Kong, watch the legends of Kung Fu in China or explore the days of yesteryear on a heritage walking tour in India. BROCHURE Costsaver Asia

USA & CANADA Whether you’re after the bright lights of Las Vegas, the Big Apple, or the breathtaking Niagara Falls, Costsaver will get you to the heart of USA and Canada so you can make it your own. With a number of options to tailor your trip from learning how to cook a local creole meal in New Orleans to flying high over glaciers in the Canadian Rockies, you can experience USA & Canada your way. BROCHURE Costsaver USA, Canada & Latin America

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SOUTH AMERICA Vibrant capitals, magnificent nature, and fascinating cultures make Latin America a unique holiday destination. With a number of carefully built itineraries, Costsaver can take you from Peru to Costa Rica and many places in between. Not to be missed is our tailoring optional where you can cruise Guanabara Bay and take in the views of striking Rio De Janeiro. BROCHURE Costsaver USA, Canada & Latin America

EUROPE & BRITAIN IN AUTUMN, WINTER & SPRING Discover a new side to Europe and Britain. Enjoy the colourful experiences that only come alive at this time of year. From the bright daffodils at Buckingham Palace in spring to the wintery white of snowcapped mountains in the winter, you’ll see a whole new side to this diverse and expansive continent. BROCHURE Costsaver Autumn, Winter & Spring

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From sharing local delicacies with newfound friends in Lisbon to sightseeing in Paris with Local Specialists who bring the city to life, Cos...

CostSaver 2019 Europe and Britain  

From sharing local delicacies with newfound friends in Lisbon to sightseeing in Paris with Local Specialists who bring the city to life, Cos...