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WINTER

2002-2003

Extraordinary Canadian

Winter Adventures

Adventures www.canadaAlacarte.com


Dear Traveler, For the past 24 years Brennan Tours has been offering our clients premier escorted motorcoach vacations to Canada. With Canada à la Carte™ we are pleased to introduce a new way to discover Canada – independently and with the freedom to choose a variety of experiences to suit your budget. We have carefully designed our independent vacations to showcase the best of Canada – vibrant cities, quaint villages, outstanding wilderness areas and exceptional attractions and events.

We invite you to discover Canada this winter and experience the rich natural and cultural landscapes of this beautiful country.

Canada – unspoiled, natural and vast! An international destination, but close to home. From vibrant cities to quaint villages to the rugged wilderness for which Canada is famous, Canada à la Carte™ independent vacations offer the travel experience you have been waiting for. And with the great exchange rate, it is like getting an instant up-grade on everything you do. Discover Canada this winter – you’ll really appreciate the warm hospitality of Canada’s world class resorts and exciting winter festivals. Experience a tranquil sleigh ride, cross country skiing and ice skating or the excitement of downhill skiing and snowmobiling — there’s something for everyone! Discover Canada’s cosmopolitan cities exploring the museums and galleries, see world-class theater or try your luck at the casino tables — the opportunities are endless!

Accommodations range from first class hotels to the legendary, deluxe “castles” of Canada. And exploring Canada independently has been made easy with our excellent airline, rail and rental car partners. Though traveling independently, clients booking a Canada à la Carte™ vacation will receive the quality, service and value that our guests have come to appreciate when traveling with Brennan Tours. We look forward to welcoming you to Canada this winter and introducing you to a new and exciting way to discover the wonders of this great country! Sincerely,

GREAT EXCHANGE RATE* U.S. $1.00 = CDN. $1.50 *Based on prevailing exchange rate, subject to change.

Robert F. Brennan, C.T.P. President/CEO BRENNAN TOURS

Canada stretches nearly 4,000 miles wide from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific shore, and it’s almost that far from the US border to the Arctic Ocean. With 10 provinces and 3 territories in the far north, there is so much to explore.


Your Independent Winter Vacation to Canada Though traveling independently, you can be secure in the knowledge that we have taken care of all of your travel arrangements as outlined in the packages, to ensure that your independent vacation will be relaxing and enjoyable. Detailed driving itineraries, maps, destination guides and an emergency travel assistance line are just some of the services Brennan Tours provides you on your Canada à la Carte™ vacation. Package Features We have designed your independent vacation to allow flexibility in your travel plans while ensuring that you don’t miss the highlights of the region. We have pre-reserved your accommodation, arranged for your Hertz rental car or VIA Rail tickets and pre-booked popular activities. À la Carte Winter Activities A unique aspect to Canada à la Carte™ is that all packages have activity options which allow you to “personalize” your vacation with activities that you may have an interest in, such as sightseeing, skiing in the Canadian Rockies or the many other winter activities – the choices are endless!

Canada’s Climate Canada’s four seasons, each distinctly different, add to this country’s appeal. In autumn, the crisp air invites you outdoors to enjoy the brilliant colors of fall foliage. In winter, the landscape is blanketed by glistening white snow. Learn to ski on nearby ski hills or ice skate along frozen canals and lakes. Spring arrives as early as February on the West Coast, bringing with it the scent of lilacs, daffodils and hyacinths. And in the summer, Canada is gloriously warm and inviting. AVERAGE WINTER TEMPERATURES (HIGH / LOW -°F) Vancouver Victoria Whistler Calgary Banff Lake Louise Mont-Tremblant Toronto Qttawa Montréal Québec

November

December

January

February

March

April

48/37 48/36 30/41 37/15 32/17 28/6 37/25 44/30 40/26 41/28 37/24

42/33 44/33 23/30 27/6 22/7 18/4 23/9 32/18 25/10 26/12 23/8

42/32 43/32 18/28 25/3 22/5 18/6 18/1 27/12 20/4 21/5 18/1

46/34 47/34 23/37 31/9 32/11 28/-1 21/3 29/12 23/6 24/7 21/3

49/36 50/35 27/46 37/16 38/17 35/6 30/16 38/22 35/18 28/19 32/15

54/40 55/38 36/52 51/27 48/26 44/19 46/28 52/33 51/32 51/33 45/30

Design your own Canada à la Carte Winter Vacation in 3 Easy Steps! We are pleased to offer you the opportunity to customize any itinerary found in this brochure. You may choose to lengthen or shorten an existing package, add adventures or activities, mix and match hotel categories or design your own vacation from scratch, which satisfies your special interests. Brennan Tours is also pleased to offer special add-on airfare with Air Canada and United Airlines.

STEP 1

STEP 2

STEP 3

Accommodation

Transportation

Activities

Brennan Tours is pleased to offer a choice of accommodation levels to assist you in planning your vacation. Choose your hotel category from our featured hotels. (see back page)

Select your mode of transportation. You may choose to travel by Hertz rental car or aboard VIA Rail, Canada’s national passenger railway. (see page 18)

Select your activities ranging from snowshoeing, heli-skiing, dog sledding, sleigh rides, ice skating, skiing to sightseeing, nature viewing, the theatre and much more.

1+2+3 = Your Personalized “Canada à la Carte” Winter Vacation Now it’s time to book. Contact your travel agent and they will work with our “Canada à la Carte” travel counselors to create your personalized vacation. Our counselors will check the availability of the services you have requested and provide your travel agent with a quotation for your customized vacation. Additionally, Canada à la Carte has many more accommodation, transportation and activity options available at our fingertips. Simply provide your travel agent with your interests and these will be relayed to us. Our travel counselors will research our available offerings for an activity or facility that best suits your interests.

What’s Next? – Start Packing!

TABLE OF CONTENTS Welcome to Canada Canada à la Carte™ Winter Vacations . . . . . . .2-3 SKI VACATIONS Whistler Resort, British Columbia . . . . . . . . . .4-5 Interior Resorts of British Columbia . . . . . . . .6-7 Banff and Lake Louise, Alberta . . . . . . . . . . . . .8-9 Mont-Tremblant, Québec . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10-11 RAIL VACATIONS Rockies by Rail, British Columbia & Alberta . . .12 Eastern Rail Odyssey, Ontario & Québec . . . . . .13 DRIVING & CITY VACATIONS Nature Viewing & Adventure . . . . . . . . . . . .14-15 City Explorer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16-17 Transportation Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Terms & Conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Hotel & Resort Accommodations . . . . . Back Page Canada à la Carte is pleased to offer a choice of accommodation levels to assist you in selecting a vacation which meets your budget. On most vacation packages you may choose from three categories of full-service hotels and resorts: popular, superior and premier. See back page for a list of available hotel and categories or please call 877-977-6500. Popular=3 stars, Superior=4 stars, Premier=5 stars These ratings are based on Brennan’s evaluation of the selected hotel properties and do not reflect ratings given by accommodation rating associations.

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BRITISH COLUMBIA

Whistler Resort

WELCOME Whistler Resort is a world-class travel destination for skiers and snowboarders around the world.

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midst the spectacular Coastal Mountains of British Columbia, just 75 miles north of Vancouver, lies Whistler Resort, the charming four-season destination. With two mountains as a backdrop, this village is quite a sight. Visitors will revel in the charm of Whistler’s enchanting pedestrian-only village, alive with festive entertainment, intriguing shops and cozy bistros.

Rising one mile from the village of award-winning West Coast Architecture, Whistler & Blackcomb Mountains offer the greatest vertical rise of any ski area in North America, and its massive high-alpine terrain rivals the major ski resorts of Europe. For downhill ski and snowboard challenges Whistler & Blackcomb resort with more than 7,000 acres of skiable terrain,

Vacation Highlights • Scheduled transfers between hotel and the Vancouver International Airport. • 3 - 7 nights — Premium hotel accommodations. • 3 - 5 day — Ski lift passes for Whistler and Blackcomb ski areas.

and a vertical rise of more than 5,200 feet on two magnificent side-by-side mountains, has earned Whistler/Blackcomb the rating of Number One Ski Resort in North America. In addition to incredible skiing is a wide variety of winter activities from ice skating and snowshoeing to snowmobiling and flightseeing. Whistler offers a wide variety of activities to make the resort an ideal getaway for all ages and activities. Relax, Renew, Rejuvenate.

As the number one ski resort in North America, Whistler has the largest ski area on the continent with over 7,000 acres of skiable terrain, 200 marked trails and 12 massive Alpine bowls. Serviced Area: 3657 acres (1780 hectares) Average annual snowfall: 360” (94cm) Lifts: 2 gondola, 6 high-speed quads, 2 triples, 1 double, 5 surface tows Vertical drop: 5020 ft. (1530m) Longest run: 7 miles (11km) Number of runs: 100+ Advanced/extreme: 25% Intermediate: 55% Novice: 20%

TRANSFER UPGRADE Suburban 4x4 transfer from Vancouver Airport to Whistler (one way) – includes meet and greet service at the Airport and gratuity to the driver. Drive time is approximately 2.5 hours. Vehicle can hold a maximum of 6 adults and luggage. $

113.00 each, per way, double occupancy

Limousine transfer from Vancouver Airport to Whistler (one way) – includes meet and greet service at the Airport and gratuity to the driver. Vehicle can hold a maximum of 7 passenger (6 in the back and 1 in the front) $

155.00 each, per way, double occupancy

Prices U.S. Dollars

• 10% discount coupon for ski rentals at Affinity Sports. • Continental breakfast. (where noted) • Complimentary ski shuttle, ski and snowboard storage at hotel. (where noted)

• All Federal and Provincial taxes.

HELI-SKIING Just beyond the lifts of Whistler/Blackcomb, minutes from Whistler Resort, awaits the ultimate high-alpine thrill. Taking off in a twin-engine Bell 212 Helicopter, you will gaze over vast stretches of snow and dramatic mountain scenery, and catch glimpses of wildlife. Only minutes away from Whistler Village you will rise above it all to a maximum elevation of 2,743 metres. Breathtaking vistas are your immediate reward. But once you step out onto these mountain peaks, you will be awarded the ultimate prize: endless powder.

INCLUSIONS:

• Return transfers from Whistler Village to the helicopter landing area • Three (3) Glacier runs • Professional heli-ski guide • Use of a personal transceiver and powder ski tracers • On-mountain lunch

DAILY DEPARTURES: 8:30am from December 1, 2002 through April 28, 2003

• Documentation package including personalized itinerary. All participants are required to sign a comprehensive release of liability waiver prior to skiing. Persons under the age of 19 years must have their waiver witnessed in the Heli-Ski office by a parent or legal guardian. Participants should be of at least intermediate skiing ability and in good physical condition.

$

747.00

Per Person Powder skis are available for rent at $31.00 per person, includes all taxes. Prices U.S. Dollars

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Fairmont Chateau Whistler Premier (Fairmont Room) This 558 room chateaustyle hotel is Whistler’s premiere address. Features 2 restaurants, a lounge, shops, luxury spa, heated outdoor pool, indoor/outdoor hot tubs, sauna and steam rooms.

3 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 22 - December 17, 2002 January 2 - February 4, 2003 February 5 - April 5, 2003 April 6-26, 2003

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$620.00 $849.00 $1012.00 $642.00

$956.00 $1368.00 $1649.00 $999.00

$549.00 $717.00 $826.00 $565.00

N/A N/A N/A N/A

$153.00 $172.00 $174.00 $153.00

7 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 22 - December 13, 2002 December 14, 2002 - January 1, 2003 January 2 - 31, 2003 February 1 - April 22, 2003

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

N/A N/A N/A N/A

$201.00 $238.00 $233.00 $201.00

Delta Whistler Village Suites Superior (1-Bedroom Suite) Located in the new Whistler Village Center, this 207 room, all suite hotel features one bedroom suites with kitchens, 2 restaurants, lounge, fitness center, indoor/outdoor pool, sauna and hot tub.

3 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 22 - December 22, 2002 January 2 - February 6, 2003 February 7 - March 31, 2003 April 1-26, 2003 7 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 22 - December 18, 2002 December 19, 2002 - January 1, 2003 January 2 - February 2, 2003 February 3 - March 31, 2003 April 1-22, 2003

Delta Whistler Resort Superior (Delta Room/Hotel Room) 288 spacious guestrooms, many with kitchens, fireplaces, balconies and Jacuzzi tubs. Full service health club with outdoor heated pool, indoor and outdoor hot tubs, sauna, exercise and massage facility.

3 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 22 - December 22, 2002 January 2 - 29, 2003 January 30 - March 31, 2003 April 1-26, 2003 7 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 22 - December 18, 2002 December 19, 2002 - January 1, 2003 January 2 - 25, 2003 January 26 - March 31, 2003 April 1-22, 2003

Coast Whistler Hotel Popular (Hotel Room) Located across from Whistler Village and within in a 5 minute walk to the ski lifts, this hotel offers massage services pool, hot tub, sauna and fitness room.

3 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 22 - December 10, 2002 December 11 - 21, 2002 January 3 - January 28, 2003* January 29 - March 29, 2003* March 30 - April 26, 2003 7 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 22 - December 6, 2002 December 7 - 15, 2002 December 16, 2002 - January 4, 2003 January 5 - 24, 2003 January 25, March 29, 2003 March 30, April 22, 2003

$1144.00 $2563.00 $1664.00 $2045.00

$1897.00 $4648.00 $2846.00 $3606.00

$988.00 $1964.00 $1365.00 $1619.00

Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes. *Inclusive of Mandatory Porterage.

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$625.00 $778.00 $902.00 $734.00

$940.00 $1246.00 $1494.00 $1202.00

$547.00 $649.00 $732.00 $605.00

$509.00 $585.00 $647.00 $541.00

$153.00 $172.00 $174.00 $153.00

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$1070.00 $2449.00 $1498.00 $1788.00 $1426.00

$1776.00 $4462.00 $2561.00 $3140.00 $2488.00

$897.00 $1841.00 $1207.00 $1401.00 $1136.00

$812.00 $1537.00 $1062.00 $1207.00 $990.00

$201.00 $238.00 $233.00 $238.00 $201.00

Ever wanted to explore the wilderness of British Columbia’s rugged coastal mountain range? Your snowmobiling playground includes over 15,000 acres of the most stunning back country terrain, including Whistler’s famous Ancient Cedar Forest, Cougar and Shown Lakes, Rainbow and Cougar Mountains and the Soo Valley Wildlife Reserve.

Learn to Ride Tour (Beginner) - Three Hours These tours are designed to introduce you to the sport of snowmobiling in a safe and informative environment. You will see magnificent forests, breathtaking views, ride on frozen lakes and visit the Trappers’ cabin on Cougar Lake for lunch. On your three-hour tour you will be transferred from Whistler Village to the Cougar Mountain Base (approximately a ten-minute drive) where you will suit up and be introduced to your guide and your machine. (Must be 16 years and older to drive own machine.)

INCLUSIONS:

Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes.

(Beginner & Intermediate)

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$600.00 $776.00 $886.00 $610.00

$864.00 $1215.00 $1434.00 $926.00

$553.00 $670.00 $743.00 $545.00

$529.00 $617.00 $672.00 $512.00

$153.00 $172.00 $174.00 $153.00

Double

Single

Triple

$1011.00 $2346.00 $1492.00 $1750.00 $1135.00

$1598.00 $4199.00 $2488.00 $3002.00 $1845.00

$911.00 $1825.00 $1255.00 $1426.00 $993.00

Quad

Child

$861.00 $1564.00 $1137.00 $1265.00 $922.00

$201.00 $238.00 $233.00 $238.00 $201.00

Complimentary ski valet service & storage. In room complimentary tea/coffee. Children 6 & under eat free when dining with parent. Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes.

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$438.00 $800.00 $807.00 $696.00 $713.00

$643.00 $1289.00 $1303.00 $1082.00 $490.00

$390.00 $656.00 $662.00 $588.00 $436.00

$367.00 $586.00 $588.00 $534.00 $409.00

$153.00 $153.00 $172.00 $174.00 $153.00

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$780.00 $951.00 $1812.00 $1060.00 $1308.00 $855.00

$1229.00 $1538.00 $3188.00 $1695.00 $2180.00 $1348.00

$626.00 $728.00 $1195.00 $815.00 $943.00 $681.00

$201.00 $208.00 $238.00 $233.00 $238.00 $201.00

$677.00 $802.00 $1401.00 $897.00 $1065.00 $739.00

Complimentary continental breakfast (until 9am). Complimentary Ski shuttle, ski & snowboard storage. Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes. *(5) night min. stay during 1/13-19 & 2/9/16, call for pricing..

Tantalus Lodge Popular (2-Bedroom Unit) Located just a short walk to the village center, these 76 condominiums feature two bedrooms and two baths, an equipped kitchen, living room, fireplace and balcony, heated year round pool/jacuzzi and sauna.

SNOWMOBILING

3 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 22 - December 12, 2002 December 13 - 23, 2002 January 2 - 29, 2003 February 9 - March 31, 2003 April 1-26, 2003 7 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 22 - December 8, 2002 December 9 - 19, 2002 December 20, 2002 - January 1, 2003 January 2 - 25, 2003 February 9 - March 31, 2003 April 1-22, 2003

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$645.00 $945.00 $1002.00 $1057.00 $598.00

$1039.00 $1580.00 $1694.00 $1804.00 $929.00

$513.00 $733.00 $771.00 $808.00 $487.00

$447.00 $628.00 $656.00 $684.00 $432.00

$153.00 $153.00 $172.00 $174.00 $153.00

Double

Single

Triple

$1238.00 $1816.00 $2829.00 $2021.00 $2149.00 $1107.00

$2130.00 $3268.00 $5222.00 $3606.00 $3863.00 $1852.00

$941.00 $1331.00 $2032.00 $1493.00 $1578.00 $860.00

Quad

Child

$793.00 $1090.00 $1632.00 $1229.00 $1292.00 $736.00

$201.00 $201.00 $238.00 $233.00 $238.00 $201.00

• Transportation from Whistler Village to Cougar Mountain Base and return • Helmets, snow boots, clothing (if required) • Snowmobile and fuel • Guide • One lunch

DAILY DEPARTURES: November 15, 2002 - April 15, 2003 (weather permitting)

1:00pm, 3:30pm and 4:30pm $

118.00 Per Adult, $59.00 Per Child (based on 2 adults per snowmobile)

$

157.00 Per Adult, $78.00 Per Child (based on 1 adult per snowmobile) Prices U.S. Dollars

Explorer Tour (Intermediate) These tours are designed to improve skills already developed in the Learn to Ride tours. The Explorer tour will improve your technical riding, while giving you more time at greater speeds. This tour allows you to get off the groomed trails and experience fresh snow in untracked areas (when available). The magic and splendor of the Ancient Cedar Forest is yours to discover or maybe you would rather play on a frozen lake and snowmobile playground. A hot lunch at the Trappers’ cabin on Cougar Lake is included.

DAILY DEPARTURES: November 15, 2002 - April 15, 2003 (weather permitting)

1:00pm, 3:30pm and 4:30pm $

127.00 Per Adult, $64.00 Per Child (based on 2 adults per snowmobile)

$

167.00 Per Adult, $84.00 Per Child (based on 1 adult per snowmobile) Prices U.S. Dollars

Complimentary ski shuttle to base of Whistler Mtn. (7 days a week from 7:30am-5:30pm), ski lockers & snowboard storage Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes. Blackout dates 1/26/03 - 2/8/03

DOG SLEDDING Mush! Come and experience the wilds of Whistler’s back country by dog sled. Let the Mushers and their team of Alaskan Husky sled dogs take you on a trip through the Cougar Mountain wilderness by one of the most ancient forms of travel in the world. At the trailhead you will meet the Musher and his team of Sled dogs. After an informative orientation of the dogs and sleds, your Musher will drive you deep into the back country of Cougar Mountain. During your trip you will be treated to a complete interpretation of the surroundings, along with a traditional Canadian snack and drink. You will also have the opportunity to experience driving the dog sled yourself! All the dog sled tours are two and a half hours including round trip transportation from Whistler Village.

INCLUSIONS:

• Transportation from Whistler Village to Base area and return • Snowboots and clothing • Guide • One-and-a-half hour dog sleigh ride • Snack and a drink

DAILY DEPARTURES: Nov. 15, 2002 - April 15, 2003 (weather permitting)

9:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm and 2:00pm $

142.00 Per Person (based on 2 people per sled) $ 283.00 Per Person ( based on 1 person per sled) Prices U.S. Dollars

SNOWSHOEING Cougar Mountain offers the ideal setting for a wilderness snowshoe experience. Whether you are a first timer or a seasoned veteran of snowshoeing, the friendly, professional guides will take you on an unforgettable tour through the woods atop a fresh blanket of snow. Learn about and see the wildlife activity that abounds throughout the winter. Tours are intended to be comfortable and relaxing, focusing on the enjoyment of the outdoors.

The Back country Nature Tour This two-hour introductory tour is designed to get you into the woods to enjoy the sport of snowshoeing while taking in the beautiful natural setting of the Cougar Mountain wilderness.

INCLUSIONS:

• Transportation from Whistler Village to Cougar Mountain Base and return • Snowboots and clothing (if required)

• Snowshoes and poles • Guide

DAILY DEPARTURES: Nov. 22, 2002 - April 15, 2003 (weather permitting)

10:30am, 12:00pm and 3:00pm $

49.00 Per Person including taxes Prices U.S. Dollars

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BRITISH COLUMBIA

Interior Resorts

WELCOME To Fernie Alpine Resort. Located in the Rocky Mountains of the British Columbia, Fernie is the fourth largest ski resort in Canada.

B

ritish Columbia invigorates winter vacationers with clean mountain air, abundant and untouched wilderness, and beautiful mountain ranges. There is always great skiing and plenty of other winter activities available in this great winter wonderland.

Sun Peaks Resort - is an international four-season resort north of Kamloops in the Thompson Nicola region of British Columbia. Known for its sunny climate, Sun Peaks Resort receives more than 2,000 hours of sunshine per year, and more than five metres of snow. Big White Resort - is on Big White Mountain, one of the highest peaks in the southern Monashees, truly lives up to its name, with well over 100 marked runs fanning out from the summit. There is tremendous bowl skiing on top, wide-open glades at mid-mountain, and great fall-line.

Vacation Highlights • Scheduled meet and greet van transfers between hotel and Kelowna (Big White or Silver Star), or Kamloops (Sun Peaks) Airports • 3 - 7 nights — Premium hotel accommodations. • 3 - 5 day — Ski lift passes for your selected ski area. • Hertz full-size car rental for 4 or 8 days. (Fernie Alpine Resort packages only) • Continental breakfast. (where noted) • Complimentary ski shuttle, ski and snowboard storage at hotel. (where noted)

• All Federal and Provincial taxes. • Documentation package including personalized itinerary.

Silver Star Mountain Resort - is the most northerly winter playground in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia. With a swirling array of colors against a backdrop of fresh white snow, Silver Star's Victorian-inspired village comes straight from the pages of a Dickens novel. Lit up at night, it's a true winter wonderland. Fernie Alpine Resort - is located in southeastern British Columbia, perched on the majestic western flank of the southern Rocky Mountains. Fernie is renowned worldwide for exceptional skiing and snowboarding

The terrain at Fernie Alpine Resort is uniquely suited to take full advantage of the abundant snow fall that cascades over the resort every year. Serviced Area: 2500 acres (1016 hectares) Average annual snowfall: 348” (875cm) Lifts: 10 chairs and 4 surface tows Vertical drop: 2811 ft. (857m) Lift Capacity: 12,300 skiers per hour Number of runs: 102 defined, 5 alpine bowls, tree skiing Expert: 30% Intermediate: 40% Novice: 30%

VEHICLE UPGRADE Upgrade your full size car rental to a 4X4 when you are in Fernie! Available on Fernie Packages only! (Please note upgraded vehicles will most likely be GMC Jimmy or a Ford Explorer) 4-Day Upgrade: 8-Day Upgrade:

$

82.00 per package, including tax 157.00 per package, including tax

$

Prices U.S. Dollars

SNOWSHOEING This introductory lesson on snowshoeing is given by a professional guide as you explore the beauty of the natural winter terrain around Sun Peaks Resort. Explore the natural winter terrain along the designated snowshoe trails that include bird feeding stations, wildlife viewing and a snow cave. Experience wildlife viewing and interpretation. Enjoy a hot apple cider and snack in a unique winter setting.

INCLUSIONS:

• Includes snowshoes, gaiters and map of designated snow shoe trails (rental good for all day) • Guide • Snack and hot drink Transfers are not included to snow shoeing area

DAILY DEPARTURES: December 1, 2002 through April 20, 2003 Times may vary- times will appear on voucher $

$ Per Adult , 27.00 Child 42.00 Per

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Delta Sun Peaks Resort Superior (Delta Room/Hotel Room) A European-style village nestled among the mountain slopes awaits you at Sun Peaks Resort. At the end of an active day, the fun continues in the warm, friendly slope slide village. Inviting restaurants, lively pubs, elegant boutiques and quaint shops await, as well as the community pool facility and ice skating rinks.

Sun Peaks Resort 3 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 23 - December 23, 2002 January 2 - February 5, 2003 February 6 - March 23, 2003 March 24 - April 9, 2003 7 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 23 - December 19, 2002 December 20, 2002 - January 1, 2003 January 2 - February 1, 2003 February 2 - March 23, 2003 March 24 - April 6, 2003

Big White Resort

Silver Star Club Resort Superior (1-bedroom unit) The Resort is comprised of three distinct buildings, Vance Creek, Chilcoot and Silver Creek, each with their own outdoor hot tubs and ski-in / ski-out accommodations. Whether you’re looking for a Victorian guest room or a deluxe kitchen suite with fireplace, Experience the ambiance and all the activities just footsteps from your room.

Silver Star Resort

Lizard Creek Lodge Superior (1-bedroom unit) Located on-mountain, the fully equipped condominium units range in size from a studio to a 2-bedroom unit with loft. All units include fully equipped kitchens, fireplace, balcony and a TV and VCR, outdoor heated swimming pool and spa. Located only metres from the Elk Quad Chairlift.

Fernie Alpine Resort

This is your chance to experience how the Inuit, trappers and prospectors traveled over ice and snow. Purebred Malamute Huskies and Canadian Eskimo dogs are your hosts for this authentic Canadian activity at Sun Peaks Resort.

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$454.00 $486.00 $524.00 $456.00

$706.00 $787.00 $846.00 $738.00

$397.00 $412.00 $444.00 $390.00

$368.00 $375.00 $404.00 $356.00

$74.00 $74.00 $78.00 $74.00

Double

Single

Triple

$767.00 $1314.00 $932.00 $1010.00 $870.00

$1314.00 $2328.00 $1597.00 $1721.00 $1488.00

$646.00 $1037.00 $773.00 $835.00 $727.00

Quad

Child

$586.00 $900.00 $692.00 $748.00 $655.00

$123.00 $129.00 $123.00 $129.00 $123.00

Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes. December 18, 2002 - January 1, 2003 minimum 5-night stay. - call for prices.

Inn at Big White Superior (1-bedroom unit) Tastefully appointed rooms offer a queen size bed, queen murphy bed, TV, telephone, gas fireplace, dining table, galley kitchen with mini-fridge, microwave, toaster and coffee maker. Hotel amenities include elevator, outdoor pool and hot tub, fitness center, ski storage, restaurant, lounge, conference facilities and free underground parking.

DOG SLEDDING

Double

3 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 27 - December 18, 2002 December 19-24, 2002 January 3 - February 4, 2003 February 5 - March 27, 2003 March 28 - April 9, 2003 7 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 27 - December 14, 2002 December 15, 2002 - January 2, 2003 January 3-31, 2003 February 1 - March 27, 2003 March 28 - April 5, 2003

Double

Single

$495.00 $571.00 $495.00 $571.00 $495.00

$777.00 $929.00 $777.00 $929.00 $777.00

Triple

$420.00 $471.00 $420.00 $471.00 $$420.00

Quad

Child

$382.00 $421.00 $382.00 $421.00 $382.00

$120.00 $120.00 $120.00 $120.00 $120.00

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$932.00 $1110.00 $932.00 $1110.00 $932.00

$1561.00 $1915.00 $1561.00 $1915.00 $1561.00

$766.00 $884.00 $766.00 $884.00 $766.00

$683.00 $772.00 $683.00 $772.00 $683.00

$163.00 $163.00 $163.00 $163.00 $163.00

Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes. Prices shown are for 1-bedroom units - call for other categories. December 25, 2002 - January 2, 2003 minimum 5-night stay - call for prices.

3 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 28 - December 18, 2002 January 4 - February 12, 2003 February 22 - March 28, 2003 March 29 - April 10, 2003 7 - NIGHT PACKAGE

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$569.00 $586.00 $617.00 $569.00

$874.00 $910.00 $970.00 $874.00

$466.00 $478.00 $498.00 $466.00

$415.00 $439.00 $439.00 $415.00

$137.00 $137.00 $137.00 $137.00

Double

Single

Triple

November 28 - December 14, 2002 December 15, 2002 - January 3, 2003 January 4 - February 8, 2003 February 9-21, 2003 February 22 - March 28, 2003 March 29 - April 6, 2003

$1045.00 $1709.00 $1084.00 $1709.00 $1154.00 $1045.00

$1726.00 $3061.00 $1811.00 $3061.00 $1950.00 $1726.00

$814.00 $1259.00 $842.00 $1259.00 $889.00 $814.00

Quad

Child

$700.00 $1034.00 $721.00 $1034.00 $756.00 $700.00

$183.00 $183.00 $183.00 $183.00 $183.00 $183.00

Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes. Prices shown are for 1-bedroom units - call for other categories. December 19, 2002 - January 3, 2003 and February 13-21, 2003 minimum 5-night stay - call for prices.

3 - NIGHT PACKAGE December 6-17, 2002 January 6 - February 4, 2003 February 5-27, 2003 February 28 - April 11, 2003

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$464.00 $730.00 $767.00 $730.00

$794.00 $1296.00 $1371.00 $1296.00

$387.00 $574.00 $600.00 $574.00

N/A N/A N/A N/A

$44.00 $44.00 $44.00 $44.00

7 - NIGHT PACKAGE December 6-19, 2002 December 20, 2002 - January 2, 2003 January 3-31, 2003 February 1-21, 2003 February 22 - April 7, 2003

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

$74.00 $74.00 $74.00 $74.00 $74.00

$878.00 $1457.00 $1478.00 $1567.00 $1544.00

$1533.00 $2619.00 $2684.00 $2862.00 $2836.00

$737.00 $1055.00 $1153.00 $1212.00 $1204.00

Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes. Prices shown are for 1-bedroom units - call for other categories. December 18, 2002 - January 5, 2003 minimum 5-night stay. - call for prices.

INCLUSIONS:

• Persons over the age of 14 can drive their own dog team • 1 hour tour around the recreation areas of Sun Peaks Transfers to dog sled area are not included (approx. $3.00 taxi ride from Sun Peaks Resort)

DAILY DEPARTURES: Dec. 1, 2002 - April 15, 2003 (weather permitting)

10:00am, 12:00pm. and 2:00pm (Tues.-Sun.)

SLEIGH RIDES Step back in time and experience the travel of winters past in a "two horse open sleigh." Enjoy the snow-covered trails of Sun Peaks Resort as you relax to the jingle of sleigh bells. Valley Tour - 45 minutes This evening, take a sleigh tour around the village and the recreation areas of Sun Peaks Resort.

45 minute tour DAILY DEPARTURES: Dec. 1, 2002 - April 20, 2003 (weather permitting)

6:00pm and 6:45pm departures $

$ Per 24.00 Per Adult , 18.00 Child

including taxes

1 hour tour DAILY DEPARTURES: Dec. 1, 2002 - April 20, 2003 (weather permitting)

$

70.00 Per Adult ($34.00 per child, price based on 2 people per sled, ) $ 94.00 Per Adult ($34.00 per child, price based on 1 person per sled, ) Prices U.S. Dollars

8:00pm departure

Dessert Tour - 1 hour This evening, take a sleigh tour to McGillvary Lake for a bonfire and dessert.

$

$ Per 35.00 Per Adult , 24.00 Child

including taxes

Prices U.S. Dollars

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ALBERTA

Banff/Lake Louise

WELCOME To the alpine town of Banff or the charming village of Lake Louise

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lberta, at its very wildest, is an international wonder. Loaded with unparalleled diversity, this province offers serrated snow capped peaks speckled with hundreds of icy blue glaciers and some of the worlds finest winter activities. Choose from heli-skiing, heli-sightseeing, dog sledding or a canyon ice walk.

Banff and Lake Louise Ski Areas rank with the finest resorts in the world. The terrain around Lake Louise spreads over four separate mountain faces, is interconnected by a lift and trail system that is comparable to the European "ski circuit" concept. Sunshine Village is located atop the Continental Divide in Canada's Banff National Park. Surrounded by hundreds of thousands of acres of vast wilderness, glacier fed lakes and streams, and endless forests. Banff’s Mount Norquay has been the ski area for Banff locals, just minutes from town.

Vacation Highlights • Scheduled transfers between hotel and the Calgary International Airport. • 3 - 7 nights — Premium hotel accommodations. • 3 - 5 day — Ski lift passes for Ski Banff at Norquay, Sunshine Village and Lake Louise. • Motorcoach transfers between ski areas. • 10% discount coupon for ski rentals at The Ski Shop. • Continental breakfast. (where noted) • Complimentary ski shuttle, ski and snowboard storage at hotel. (where noted)

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Back country Lodges Hike, cross-country ski or snoeshoe into the back country, where quiet, deserted mountain valleys are only a few hours away. You will be amazed at the number of stars, the freshness of the air and the startling silence of an evening in the Canadian outback. Rustic lodges, often located in idyllic spots, give virtually everyone a chance to explore the wilderness and return to a hot gourmet meal and feather duvet at the day’s end.

Conveniently located in the center of the Alberta Rockies, the world famous Lake Louise is a beautiful & relatively unspoiled mountain getaway featuring some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the world. Serviced Area: 4200 acres (1700 hectares) Average annual snowfall: 140” (256cm) mid mtn, 200” (508cm) back bowls Lifts: 2 high speed quads, i fixed-grip quad, 2 triples, 3 doubles, 1 expert platter, 1 T-bar, 1 rope tow Vertical drop: 3365 ft. (1026m) Longest run: 5 miles (8km) Number of runs: 50 Expert: 30% Intermediate: 45% Novice: 25%

TRANSFER UPGRADE Sedan transfer from Calgary Airport to Banff or Lake Louise (one way) – includes meet and greet service at the Airport and gratuity to the driver. Drive times are approximately 2 hours to Banff or 3 hours to Lake Louise . Vehicles can hold a maximum of 4 adults and luggage. $ Banff 144.00 each, per way, dbl. occ. Lake Louise $173.00 each, per way, dbl. occ.

Limousine transfer from Calgary Airport to Banff or Lake Louise (one way) – includes meet and greet service at the Airport and gratuity to the driver. Drive time is approximately 2 hours to Banff or 3 hours to Lake Louise. Vehicle can hold a maximum of 6 adults and luggage. $ Banff 260.00 each, per way, dbl. occ. Lake Louise $287.00 each, per way, dbl. occ.

Prices U.S. Dollars

HELI-SKIING Join a fantastic once-in-a-lifetime heli-skiing experience in the beautiful wilderness of the Purcell Mountains. The heli-ski operator has an area of 2,000 square kilometers with over 120 runs and a skiing altitude that may exceed 3,000 metres. The average snowfall at 2,500 metres elevation is 11 metres. Facilities at the Heliplex include a rustic log cabin with a huge wood-burning fireplace, cafeteria and sports/souvenir shop. The skiing passenger must be reasonably fit and have at least an intermediate skiing ability.Transportation from Banff and return is NOT included in the above Heli-skiing rate but is available as follows: Return transfer from Banff to the Heliplex - $81.00 US per person, inclusive of taxes. Transfers from Lake Louise are available with prior arrangements. The legal minimum age for heli-skiing in British Columbia is 19 years. All skiers are required to sign a waiver of liability at the time of booking. Cancellations: All bookings are considered final and cannot be cancelled at any time. Full payment is required at time of booking in order to guarantee the reservation. A full or partial refund is given only if the operator cannot fly, due to technical problems or weather conditions, or has to stop before completing the three runs. No refund is given if the client cancels or stops skiing before completing the heli-ski day.

INCLUSIONS:

• Three heli-ski descents • Powder Fat Skis • Certified Heli-Skiing Guide • Avalanche transceivers • Continental breakfast • Picnic-style lunch on the mountain • Souvenir pin and certificate

DAILY DEPARTURES: 10:30am from December 1, 2002 through April 15, 2003 $

608.00

Per Person

Prices U.S. Dollars


Fairmont Banff Springs Superior (Fairmont Room) A breathtaking stay awaits you in this world-renowned “Castle in the Rockies”. Hotel features 770 rooms, 7 restaurants, a deli, spa café, 4 lounges, Solace Spa, health club, golf, tennis and shopping arcade.

3 - NIGHT PACKAGE Double November 21 - December 18, 2002 $466.00 December 19, 2002 - January 3, 2003 $709.00 January 4 - January 29, 2003 $499.00 January 30 - April 4, 2003 $630.00 April 5 - 28, 2003 $484.00 Double 7 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 21 - December 14, 2002 $876.00 December 15, 2002 - January 3, 2003 $1411.00 January 4-25, 2003 $942.00 January 26 - April 4, 2003 $1235.00 April 5-24, 2003 $917.00

Single

Triple

$717.00 $1156.00 $767.00 $1011.00 $753.00

$415.00 $592.00 $441.00 $535.00 $427.00

Single

Triple

$1433.00 $2426.00 $1539.00 $2097.00 $1515.00

$766.00 $1149.00 $818.00 $1024.00 $793.00

Quad

Child

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

$98.00 $105.00 $101.00 $105.00 $98.00

Quad

Child

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

$138.00 $150.00 $144.00 $150.00 $138.00

Complimentary Ski shuttle, ski & snowboard storage. Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes. *Inclusive of Mandatory Porterage. Pricing shown for Superior hotel rooms, call for pricing on Premier Hotel Rooms

Banff Caribou Lodge Popular Cozy mountain lodge is situated 10 minutes walking distance from downtown Banff, featuring 200 tastefullydecorated guest rooms with a mountain lodge atmosphere, restaurant lounge and health club.

3 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 21 - December 17, 2002 December 18, 2002 - January 4, 2003 January 5-29, 2003 January 30 - April 28, 2003 7 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 21 - December 13, 2002 December 14, 2002 - January 4, 2003 January 5 - 25, 2003 January 26 - April 24, 2003

Douglas Fir Resort Popular (1-bedroom unit) Located on Tunnel Mountain in Banff all 133 units, ranging from studios to two bedroom townhomes have fireplaces, kitchens. Amenities include steamroom, Jacuzzis, saunas, indoor pool, fitness room, convenience store and laundromat.

3 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 21 - December 17, 2002 December 18, 2002 - January 4, 2003 January 5-30, 2003 January 31 - April 28, 2003 7 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 21 - December 13, 2002 December 14, 2002 - January 4, 2003 January 5 - 24, 2003 January 25 - April 24, 2003

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Premier Enjoy a Chateau Premier Mountainside Hotel Room in this world-class luxury resort that reflects a classic Swiss alpine resort. There are 488 rooms, six restaurants, three lounges, an exercise room, indoor pool, steam room and whirlpool.

3 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 21 - December 18, 2002 December 19, 2002 - January 3, 2003 January 4 - January 29, 2003 January 30 - April 3, 2003 April 4 - 28, 2003 7 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 21 - December 14, 2002 December 15, 2002 - January 3, 2003 January 4-25, 2003 January 26 - April 3, 2003 April 4-24, 2003

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Superior Enjoy a Fairmont Room in this elegant chateau, situated on the emerald-green shores of Lake Louise. Features 488 rooms, several dining rooms, deli, lounges, health club and outdoor activities.

3 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 21 - December 18, 2002 December 19, 2002 - January 3, 2003 January 4 - 29, 2003 January 30 - April 3, 2003 April 4 - 28, 2003 7 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 21 - December 14, 2002 December 15, 2002 - January 3, 2003 January 4-25, 2003 January 26 - April 3, 2003 April 4-24, 2003

DOG SLEDDING Experience the thrill of mushing a dog team in the spectacular Rocky Mountains near Banff and Canmore in picturesque Kananaskis Country, along the shores of Spray Lakes. Kananaskis Country boasts spectacular scenery, plenty of wildlife and untouched wilderness. All tours include the option to help harness the dogs, hook up the team, and drive the team all with the help of your friendly and experienced guide. Teams of five to eight friendly Alaskan Racing Huskies take you through the Canadian wilderness for the experience of a lifetime. Need a day off from skiing? There is something for everyone, no experience necessary! Includes a comprehensive orientation and instruction. Choose to relax as a passenger or take a turn driving your team with the guide.

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$391.00 $574.00 $412.00 $449.00

$560.00 $879.00 $587.00 $645.00

$354.00 $491.00 $373.00 $404.00

$336.00 $450.00 $353.00 $381.00

$98.00 $105.00 $101.00 $105.00

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$701.00 $1096.00 $739.00 $815.00

$1067.00 $1779.00 $1119.00 $1241.00

$624.00 $913.00 $657.00 $719.00

$586.00 $821.00 $617.00 $671.00

$138.00 $150.00 $144.00 $150.00

Complimentary ski shuttle service pick-up and drop off. Best of Banff discount booklet. Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes.

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$407.00 $547.00 $444.00 $473.00

$611.00 $898.00 $670.00 $710.00

$358.00 $485.00 $387.00 $413.00

$333.00 $441.00 $359.00 $384.00

$98.00 $105.00 $101.00 $105.00

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$1185.00 $1825.00 $1209.00 $1395.00

$633.00 $897.00 $657.00 $740.00

$581.00 $798.00 $605.00 $675.00

$138.00 $150.00 $144.00 $150.00

$737.00 $1096.00 $761.00 $869.00

Complimentary ski shuttle service pick-up and drop off. Prices shown are per person for 1-bedroom units, call for pricing on studios and 2-bedroom townhouse units. Prices shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes.

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$682.00 $941.00 $697.00 $850.00 $682.00

$1138.00 $1608.00 $1153.00 $1439.00 $1138.00

$531.00 $719.00 $546.00 $654.00 $531.00

$455.00 $607.00 $470.00 $555.00 $455.00

$98.00 $105.00 $101.00 $105.00 $98.00

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$1365.00 $1936.00 $1389.00 $1733.00 $1365.00

$2398.00 $3464.00 $2423.00 $3080.00 $2398.00

$848.00 $1173.00 $872.00 $1060.00 $848.00

$138.00 $150.00 $144.00 $150.00 $138.00

$1020.00 $1427.00 $1045.00 $1284.00 $1020.00

SNOWMOBILING For an exhilarating experience not to be missed, explore the high country on a snowmobile. All tours are run in the British Columbia Rockies, about one-and-a-half hours from Banff and approximately one hour from Lake Louise. Departing Banff or Lake Louise, you will travel across The Great Divide, through historic Yoho National Park, passing spectacular frozen waterfalls. Experienced guide-instructors will familiarize you with the use of your top-quality snowmobile and lead you on your tour. After having worked up an appetite on the snowmobile trails, your tour takes you back to the Beaverfoot Lodge Base camp, a cozy log cabin for a delicious home-style lunch. The Beaverfoot Lodge is the epitome of a genuine Canadian Rocky Mountain experience. This rambling mountain lodge of hand-hewn log is nestled deep in the Yoho Valley. Rustic but not primitive, enhanced by gas lamps, guests can warm up by the crackling fireplace. INCLUSIONS: (Beginner & Intermediate)

•Return transfers between Banff or Lake Louise and the Beaverfoot Lodge •Snowmobile and all fuel •Guide / Instructor •Helmet and snow boots (snow suit if required) • Full lunch • Collision insurance with a deductible amount of $1,000.00 Canadian dollars

Complimentary Ski shuttle, ski & snowboard storage. Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes. *Inclusive of Mandatory Porterage. Pricing shown for Lake Louise Mountainside Hotel Rooms, call for pricing on Lakeside Hotel Rooms

Double

Single

Triple

$488.00 $747.00 $503.00 $656.00 $488.00

$749.00 $1219.00 $764.00 $1051.00 $749.00

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Double

Single

Triple

$911.00 $1482.00 $935.00 $1280.00 $911.00

$1490.00 $2556.00 $1516.00 $2172.00 $1490.00

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Quad

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Child

$98.00 $105.00 $101.00 $105.00 $98.00

Quad

Child

N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

$138.00 $150.00 $144.00 $150.00 $138.00

Complimentary Ski shuttle, ski & snowboard storage. Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes. *Inclusive of Mandatory Porterage. Pricing shown for Superior Hotel Rooms, call for pricing on Premier Hotel Rooms

INCLUSIONS:

• Two hours of dog-gone fun! Approx.

four hours in total including travel time from Banff hotels

• Return transportation between Banff and Canmore • Guide/Instructors • Gourmet snack and hot beverages (beef jerky, cheeses, dried fruit, smoked salmon)

• Great photo opportunities • Possibility to see wolves, coyotes, deer or even cougar

DAILY DEPARTURES: Dec. 1, 2002 - April 15, 2003 (weather permitting)

9:00am, 11:00am. 1:00pm and 3:00pm $

106.00

Per $ Adult ,

53.00

including taxes Prices U.S. Dollars

Per Child

DAILY DEPARTURES: December 1, 2002 - April 10, 2003 (weather permitting)

“An Introduction” 3 Hours Snowmobiling Most popular with beginners and those with limited time. $

172.00

Per Person (based on single riders)

“The Believer” 5 Hours Snowmobiling Guaranteed to make you a believer! $

191.00

Per Person (based on single riders) Prices U.S. Dollars

HELI-SIGHTSEEING The most spectacular way to enjoy the beauty of the Canadian Rockies is undoubtedly a scenic helicopter flight with panoramic views of mountain ranges, high peaks, and snow-covered valleys and lakes. All flights depart from the Canmore Heliport. Complimentary transportation from Banff to the Heliport is available upon request.

Royal Canadian Tour - 25 Minutes, An excellent introduction

flight for the first time flyer to the Canadian Rockies. Your journey will take you to new heights; along the Goat Range and Sundance Range you will see high mountain peaks, alpine meadows and pristine lakes. An extraordinary adventure not to be missed

Mount Assiniboine Glacier Tour - 30 minutes, This spec-

tacular flight will transport you to The Matterhorn of the Canadian Rockies, which rises majestically to 3,611 metres (11,870 feet). The surrounding glaciers and icefalls are a photographer’s dream come true and an experience that will live forever.

25 minute tour DAILY DEPARTURES: Nov. 1, 2002 - April 30, 2003 (weather permitting - except 12/25-26, 1/1)

First Flight 8:30am until 4:30pm $

150.00 Per Person (min. 3 persons) including taxes

30 minute tour DAILY DEPARTURES: Nov. 1, 2002 - April 30, 2003 (weather permitting - except 12/25-26, 1/1)

First Flight 8:30am until 4:30pm $

183.00 Per Person including taxes Prices U.S. Dollars

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QUÉBEC

Mont -Tremblant

WELCOME Mont-Tremblant is eastern Canada's highest peak, with a ski village at the base and gondolas and chairlifts to carry you to the top!

Q

uébec offers great winter excitement for everyone! High a top the Laurentians is the highest mountain, Mont-Tremblant. A wonderland for skiers and snow boarders, just 80 miles north of Montréal. Tremblant has been voted the #1 resort in Eastern North America by readers of Ski Magazine.

Mont-Tremblant is known for its 92 trails that criss-cross down four mountain faces, for its 13 lifts, its glades, its Gravity Park with jumps, bumps, ramps and 17-foot-high half pipe. However, there is more….Tremblant offers a whole array of activities and attractions to all visitors, even those who do not ski or snowboard, so that everyone can enjoy winter to its max. Whether it be snowmobile excursions, dog sledding, snowshoeing, horseback riding, or tubing, Tremblant has something for everyone.

Vacation Highlights • Scheduled transfers between hotel and the Montréal Dorval Airport. • 3 - 7 nights — Premium hotel accommodations. • 3 - 5 day — Ski lift passes for Tremblant Resort.

A Day of Relaxation! During their stay at Tremblant, guests might choose to simply relax! Whether it be strolling down the Arts Lane, sipping on a cappuccino in a café or quietly reading in a bookstore, the options are endless. Both the Fairmont Tremblant's Amérispa and the Spa Le Scandinave, just a short drive from Tremblant, offer a quiet adventure in full-body relaxation.

There’s always something going on at Tremblant! Glide down the slopes or sit and watch the activities, sipping on hot chocolate. Serviced Area: 602 acres (230 hectares) Average annual snowfall: 144” (366cm) Lifts: 1 gondola, 8 high-speed quads, 2 triples, 1 surface tow Vertical drop: 2131 ft. (650m) Longest run: 3.75 miles (6km) Number of runs: 92 Expert/extreme: 11% Intermediate: 41% Novice: 32%

SPA INTERLUDE The perfect way to relax sore muscles! The package includes Pressotheraphy treatment, plus one of the following treatments: manicure, facial, body wrap, or body scrub. This is approximately a 90 minute treatment package available at the Fairmont Tremblant’s Amérispa. This package must be booked at the time that the reservation is made and you must choose the manicure, facial, body wrap or body scrub at time of booking. This package is also available for non-hotel guests. $

223.00 per person, including tax Prices U.S. Dollars

• Continental breakfast. (where noted) • Complimentary ski shuttle, ski and snowboard storage at hotel. (where noted)

• All Federal and Provincial taxes. • Documentation package including personalized itinerary.

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING Cross country ski the many trails around Mont Tremblant. Wildlife abounds in the surrounding countryside. Rabbits, deer and over 200 species of birds call the forested area their home. Mont-Tremblant park has over 86km of patrolled and groomed trails. Both the Pimbina section above Saint-Donat and La Daible section have trails. There are a number of different routes to accommodate various skill levels and available time. There are warming huts along several of the trails. After a day or afternoon on the trails come back to your hotel to relax in front of a fire and recount your days activities. Call for departure times, pricing and availability!

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Fairmont Chateau Tremblant Premier (Fairmont Room) Offering the convenience of ski-in/ski-out accessibility. This slopeside luxury hotel has 316 well appointed rooms. Hotel amenities include a panoramic view restaurant, indoor/outdoor pools, sauna, Jacuzzi and exercise room.

3 - NIGHT PACKAGE

Double

November 30 - December 22, 2002 $546.00 December 23, 2002 - January 4, 2003 $990.00 January 5-29, 2003 $626.00 January 30 - March 22, 2003 $742.00 March 23 - April 26, 2003 $548.00 Double 7 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 30 - December 18, 2002 $913.00 December 19, 2002 - January 4, 2003 $2034.00 January 5-25, 2003 $1179.00 January 26 - March 22, 2003 $1456.00 March 23 - April 22, 2003 $998.00

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$824.00 $1712.00 $994.00 $1217.00 $838.00

$501.00 $797.00 $551.00 $632.00 $499.00

$478.00 $701.00 $513.00 $577.00 $475.00

$118.00 $146.00 $141.00 $146.00 $118.00

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$770.00 $1373.00 $932.00 $1084.00 $841.00

$157.00 $207.00 $191.00 $207.00 $157.00

$1533.00 $3690.00 $2009.00 $2534.00 $1646.00

$818.00 $1593.00 $1014.00 $1208.00 $893.00

Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes. *Inclusive of Mandatory Porterage.

Marriott Manoir Labelle Popular Located in the heart of a pedestrian village at the base of Mont-Tremblant, eastern North America's #1 four seasons resort, the Residence Inn by Marriott offers you 127 luxurious slopeside accommodations, ranging from studios to one-bedroom suites and two-bedroom penthouses. Most of the units are equipped with a full kitchen and fireplace. Guests may enjoy the complimentary continental breakfast with morning paper as well as a midweek afternoon social hour with light snacks being served.

Two-Bedroom Units 3 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 30 - December 17, 2002 January 5 - February 11, 2003 February 23 - March 22, 2003 March 23 - April 26, 2003 7 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 30 - December 13, 2002 December 14, 2002 - January 4, 2003 January 5 - February 7, 2003 February 8-22, 2003 February 23 - March 22, 2003 March 23 - April 22

Mt-Tremblant Residence Inn by Marriott — the warm hospitality of a Québec hotel combined with the quality standards of a worldwide hotel chain!

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$725.00 $909.00 $1045.00 $762.00

$1229.00 $1561.00 $1822.00 $1267.00

$556.00 $692.00 $786.00 $594.00

$472.00 $583.00 $656.00 $510.00

$118.00 $141.00 $146.00 $118.00

Double

Single

Triple

$1442.00 $3231.00 $1842.00 $3231.00 $2161.00 $1498.00

$2590.00 $6084.00 $3333.00 $6084.00 $3945.00 $2646.00

$1059.00 $2280.00 $1344.00 $2280.00 $1567.00 $1115.00

Quad

Child

$867.00 $1805.00 $1096.00 $1805.00 $1269.00 $923.00

$157.00 $207.00 $191.00 $207.00 $207.00 $157.00

Complimentary continental breakfast with morning paper as well as mid week afternoon light snack, complimentary private indoor parking, ski lockers and grocery service. Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes. December 18, 2002 - January 4, 2003 minimum 5-night stay. - call for prices.

One-Bedroom Unit 3 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 30 - December 17, 2002 January 5 - February 11, 2003 February 23 - March 22, 2003 March 23 - April 26, 2003

7 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 30 - December 13, 2002 The Residence Inn has its December 14, 2002 - January 4, 2003 own private indoor parking, exercise room, laun- January 5 - February 7, 2003 February 8-22, 2003 dry facilities, ski lockers, February 23 - March 22, 2003 and complimentary grocery service. The hotel also March 23 - April 22

features Casey's Bar & Grill and is within walking distance of Tremblant's other 75 restaurants, bars and boutiques as well as next door to the Aquaclub La Source with indoor and outdoor pools and jacuzzis.

Double

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$520.00 $658.00 $795.00 $557.00

$819.00 $1058.00 $1322.00 $858.00

$450.00 $554.00 $646.00 $489.00

$418.00 $504.00 $577.00 $455.00

$118.00 $141.00 $146.00 $118.00

Double

Single

Triple

$964.00 $2314.00 $1254.00 $2314.00 $1578.00 $1020.00

$1635.00 $4250.00 $2159.00 $4250.00 $2780.00 $1691.00

$812.00 $1717.00 $1020.00 $1717.00 $1241.00 $869.00

Quad

Child

$741.00 $1441.00 $910.00 $1441.00 $1083.00 $797.00

$157.00 $207.00 $191.00 $207.00 $207.00 $157.00

Complimentary continental breakfast with morning paper as well as mid week afternoon light snack, complimentary private indoor parking, ski lockers and grocery service. Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes. December 18, 2002 - January 4, 2003 minimum 5-night stay. - call for prices.

Studio Unit 3 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 30 - December 17, 2002 January 5 - February 11, 2003 February 23 - March 22, 2003 March 23 - April 26, 2003 7 - NIGHT PACKAGE November 30 - December 13, 2002 December 14, 2002 - January 4, 2003 January 5 - February 7, 2003 February 8-22, 2003 February 23 - March 22, 2003 March 23 - April 22

Double

Single

Triple

Quad

Child

$472.00 $562.00 $627.00 $511.00

$725.00 $866.00 $986.00 $764.00

$420.00 $491.00 $537.00 $458.00

$395.00 $458.00 $495.00 $432.00

$118.00 $141.00 $146.00 $118.00

Double

Single

Triple

$854.00 $1632.00 $1030.00 $1632.00 $1187.00 $910.00

$1415.00 $2885.00 $1710.00 $2885.00 $1997.00 $1471.00

$741.00 $1269.00 $875.00 $1269.00 $987.00 $797.00

Quad

Child

$687.00 $1108.00 $801.00 $1108.00 $892.00 $743.00

$157.00 $207.00 $191.00 $207.00 $207.00 $157.00

Complimentary continental breakfast with morning paper as well as mid week afternoon light snack, complimentary private indoor parking, ski lockers and grocery service. Prices are per person and shown in US dollars. Price includes all taxes. December 18, 2002 - January 4, 2003 minimum 5-night stay. - call for prices.

DOG SLEDDING

SNOWSHOEING

Experience the thrill of driving your own team of husky dogs through the Laurentian wilderness. Before hitting the trail, you will help in the harnessing of the huskies and receive some simple instructions on how to drive a team You'll learn the names of your dogs and how to communicate with them. Morning, afternoon or evening trips are offered.

Strap on a pair of snowshoes, walk through a peaceful forest and observe deer in their natural habitat. The more adventurous can take an alpine hike, and discover some of the highest peaks in the Laurentians.

Call for departure times, pricing and availability!

Call for departure times, pricing and availability!

Participants should wear warm boots or hiking boots. Dress warm and comfortably! All tours include knowledgeable guide and all equipment

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BRITISH COLUMBIA & ALBERTA

Rockies by Rail

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his unique Canadian experience offers something for everyone in family! From the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver and through the rugged Rocky Mountains there is the experience of riding the rails, seeing frozen mountain lakes and glaciers, historic sites and museums and taking a horse drawn sleigh ride. In the Rocky Mountain towns there is ample shopping, sightseeing and plenty of snow to try some favorite Canadian winter activities.

DAY 1 Arrival in Vancouver Upon arrival at the Vancouver train station, you will board the train in the late afternoon for an overnight stay on VIA Rail’s “Canadian” in a private sleeper in the “Silver and Blue Class”. Your dinner (included) will be served in the dining car this evening. Overnight onboard VIA Rail.

Vacation Highlights • 5 nights hotel and tax. • 1 night onboard VIA Rail and tax. • Transfer from Jasper train station to hotel and Lake Louise to Banff hotel. • Meals: Dinner and breakfast onboard VIA Rail. • Activities: Tour of Jasper and sleigh ride in Lake Louise. • Admissions: Banff Park Museum and the Whyte Museum. • Scheduled transfer from Banff to Calgary Airport or downtown Calgary • Documentation package • Children’s activity pack when traveling with children (one per child under 12). • Porterage at hotels. • National Park Entrance Fee.

DAY 2 Rail to Jasper (470 mi) This morning you will wake up on the train just as you are entering the majestic Rocky Mountains. Your breakfast (included) will again be served in the dining car. Your arrival into Jasper will be in the late morning so that you will have time on your own this afternoon to explore this quaint little town in the heart of the mountains. Overnight in Jasper. DAY 3 Jasper Exploring Today’s adventure will take you to Medicine Lake, Maligne Lake and scenic Maligne Canyon on an afternoon tour. The morning is yours to explore the townsite or perhaps try cross country skiing or skating or an ice walk. Overnight in Jasper. DAY 4 Jasper to Lake Louise (129 mi) The scenery that you pass by on your van transfer from Jasper to Lake Louise will take your breath away! Traveling down the Icefields Parkway, you will see countless glaciers, lakes and perhaps even some of the local wildlife. Overnight in Lake Louise.

VIA Rail Note: Bedrooms are attributed according to the number of persons travelling together, and may or may not be adjoining. Passengers travelling alone will be accommodated in a single bedroom suitable for one person. 2 passengers will be accommodated in a double bedroom, suitable for 2 persons. 3 passengers will be accommodated in a combination of 1 single bedroom and a double bedroom. 4 passengers will be accommodated in 2 double bedrooms. There must be at least 1 adult per room for the child rate to apply.

DAY 5 Lake Louise Exploring / Banff (33 mi) This morning you will take a horse drawn sleigh and have time to admire the peaceful surroundings at Lake Louise. In the early afternoon, you will board a coach to Banff . Overnight in Banff. Note: Friday Vancouver departures and Wednesday Calgary departures an optional tour of Banff is available. The tour includes a coach tour of Banff, a gondola ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain and a visit to the Cave & Basin National Historic Site. Price: $46.00adult/$23.00 child (per person, taxes included) DAY 6 Banff Exploring Your day is at leisure to explore the busy town of Banff and see two of the local museums. You may wish to try dog sledding, skiing or snowmobiling in your free time. Overnight in Banff. DAY 7 Banff to Calgary Int’l Airport (78 mi) A transfer on one of many scheduled services into the Calgary Airport or downtown Calgary ends your tour today.

DAILY DEPARTURES Departures from Vancouver: Tuesday, Friday, Sunday - Departures from Calgary: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday Vancouver, 11/1/02 - 12/13/02 • Calgary, 11/02/02 - 12/9/02

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE CHILD(2-12)

POPULAR SUPERIOR $942 $1,121 $894 N/A $869 N/A $1,185 $1,563 $591 (for all categories)

PREMIER $1,210 N/A N/A $1,740

Vancouver, 12/15/02 - 12/31/02 • Calgary, 12/11/02 - 12/30/02

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE CHILD(2-12)

POPULAR SUPERIOR $1,238 $1,436 $1,162 N/A $1,124 N/A $1,564 $2,141 $591 (for all categories)

PREMIER $1,550 N/A N/A $2,366

Vancouver 1/3/03 - 4/1/03 • Calgary 1/1/03 - 3/31/03

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PREMIER $1,441 N/A N/A $2,153

Vancouver 4/4/03 - 4/25/03 • Calgary 4/2/03 - 4/21/03

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE CHILD(2-12)

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POPULAR SUPERIOR $1,045 $1,364 $970 N/A $932 N/A $1,371 $2,000 $591 (for all categories) POPULAR SUPERIOR $1,014 $1,289 $949 N/A $916 N/A $1,307 $1,851 $591 (for all categories)

PREMIER $1,368 N/A N/A $2,006


ONTARIO & QUÉBEC

Eastern Rail Odyssey

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xplore the cities where the first intrepid Europeans landed in Canada and created the whole diverse and unique Canadian culture. You will stay in four of the largest and oldest cities in Canada and see the local highlights and historic sites and hear about the exploits and visions of the Canadian forebears. Each city has it’s own personality and offers you the opportunity to experience cultural events, annual festivals and traditions on your own time. And getting from city to city is the best part, as you will travel on VIA Rail’s first class service. DAY 1 Arrival in Toronto Upon arrival at Toronto’s Person Airport, transfer to your selected hotel by private sedan. The remainder of your day is at leisure to explore the city on your own. Overnight in Toronto.

Hockey Hall of Fame. At the end of your tour, you may be dropped off back at your hotel or you may choose to go back to one of the sights on your tour. The rest of the day is on your own to spend time exploring the city. Overnight in Toronto.

DAY 2 Toronto Exploring This morning’s tour of the city of Toronto will take you to the CN Tower, Casa Loma, Chinatown and the

DAY 3 VIA Rail Toronto to Ottawa (277 mi) Today you will transfer to the Toronto train station, Union Station for your short trip to Ottawa, the capital city of Canada. Upon arrival into Ottawa, you will be transferred to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure in the downtown core where there is a multitude of options for dining and shopping. This evening, you may wish to try your luck at the Casino Du Lac-Leamy, located just across the bridge from the city of Ottawa. Overnight in Ottawa.

Vacation Highlights • 8 nights hotel and tax. • Private transfers to/from hotel and airport in Toronto and Québec City. • Taxi transfers to and from all hotels (where necessary) and train stations. • VIA 1 Service between Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal and Québec City. • Activities: Tours of Toronto, Ottawa Montréal and Québec City. • Priority access card to the Casino du Lac-Leamy and Montréal Casino. • Meals: Three meals onboard VIA 1 and dinner at Aux Anciens Canadians in Québec City. • Admissions: Museum of Civilization. • Documentation package. • Children’s activity pack when traveling with children (one per child under 12). • Porterage at hotels.

DAY 4 Ottawa Exploring You’ll have a full day to explore Ottawa after an afternoon city tour. Then you may go on your own to see the spectacular Canadian Museum of Civilization or explore the National Art Gallery. Overnight in Ottawa.

DAY 5 VIA Rail to Montréal (116 mi) After transferring back to the Ottawa train station, you will be whisked away again on the first class VIA 1 service to the French Canadian city of Montréal. Upon arrival, you will transfer to your hotel for a two night stay in this lively city. Overnight in Montréal. DAY 6 Montréal Exploring A city tour starts your day that includes stops at the Old Port, Jacques Cartier Square, St. Joseph’s Oratory and Montreal Harbor. After your tour, you are on your own to explore the “underground”, a huge system of below ground shops and restaurants. Overnight in Montréal. DAY 7 VIA Rail to Québec City (165 mi) Again, your day starts with the VIA Rail service that will take you to historic Québec City. The old city, called Old Québec, is located on Cap Diamant that overlooks the modern downtown. Here you will be able to walk the cobblestone streets and see the city much as it was 200 300 years ago. Overnight in Québec City. DAY 8 Québec City Exploring A comprehensive tour today will take you to the Plains of Abraham, the Citadelle, Latin Quarter, the Basilica and the Place Royale and along many of the older parts of the city. Your afternoon is at leisure before your traditional French Canadian dinner in Old Québec. Overnight in Québec City. DAY 9 Depart Québec City Your tour is completed today with a private sedan transfer from your hotel to the Québec City Airport.

DAILY DEPARTURES Departures: November 1, 2002 - April 29, 2003 (except Jan 24 - 26 & Jan 31, 2003 • Feb 2 & Feb.7-9, 2003)

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE CHILD(2-12)

POPULAR SUPERIOR $1,155 $1,246 $1,028 $1,098 $958 N/A $1,731 $1,925 $400 (for all categories)

PREMIER $1,399 $1,227 N/A $2,204

Departures: Jan 24 - 26 & Jan 31, 2003 • Feb 2 & Feb.7-9, 2003

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE CHILD(2-12)

POPULAR SUPERIOR $1,238 $1,254 $1,088 $1,107 $1,007 N/A $1,886 $1,928 $400 (for all categories)

PREMIER $1,606 $1,369 N/A $2,605

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Nature Viewing and Adventures

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hese adventures can easily be added to any of the ski vacations, rail vacations or city vacations found in this brochure. The following adventures do not include transportation to the adventure departure point, unless mentioned in the inclusions. Adventures are suitable for novice adventurers that are looking for a more active experience on their vacation. Some age and weight restrictions may apply. As well, be sure to check with your family doctor prior to booking one of these activities, should you have any medical concerns. You may be required to sign a Liability Release waiver with the adventure outfitter, prior to participating in the activity. There are minimum age requirements for some adventures. Adventure rates and age minimums for children are available upon request.

Wildlife & Nature Viewing in the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta

Storm Watching & Beach Combing in Tofino,Vancouver Island, British Columbia

3 Nights / 4 Days

3 Nights / 4 Days

Discover the unspoiled nature of the Canadian Rockies with its frozen lakes, towering snowcapped mountains and rarely seen wildlife. Spend four days exploring this remote area. At night relax in the comfort of your hotel in Banff. Tour Features: • 3 nights hotel accommodations in Banff, Alberta, including hotel tax • 3 breakfasts, child rate does not include breakfast • Johnson Canyon Ice Walk (minimum age, 8 yrs.) • 2 hour dog sled tour (minimum age, 8 yrs.) Optional Car Rental: • Professional guides Call for available categories and rates. • Documentation package Daily Departures: Nov. 30, 2002 - Dec. 18, 2002

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE CHILD(2-12)

POPULAR SUPERIOR $389 $515 $359 $464 $344 N/A $537 $766 $87 (for all categories)

PREMIER $573 $503 $467 $883

Daily Departures: Dec. 19, 2002 - Jan. 3, 2003

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE CHILD(2-12)

POPULAR SUPERIOR $447 $711 $398 $594 $373 N/A $654 $1,158 $87 (for all categories)

PREMIER $770 $634 $566 $1,275

Daily Departures: Jan. 4 - 29, 2003

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE CHILD(2-12)

POPULAR SUPERIOR $408 $532 $372 $475 $353 N/A $576 $801 $87 (for all categories)

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Long Beach Lodge Resort, a luxurious beachfront resort for the discerning traveler, is perched on the edge of Cox Bay, between the pristine beauty of Pacific Rim National Park and spectacular Clayoquot Sound on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. This cedar-shingled lodge offers 5 star amenities and casual service in a rustic setting, creating a perfect, serene retreat from everyday responsibilities. Daily Departures: Nov. 1, 2002 - Feb. 26, 2003

PREMIER $591 $515 $476 $917

Daily Departures: Jan. 30, 2003 - Mar. 29, 2003

POPULAR SUPERIOR $438 $645 $391 $551 $368 N/A $634 $1,027 $87 (for all categories)

Located in a picturesque setting on the west coast of Vancouver Island, Tofino is a relaxed and casual community (pop. 1,103). An ideal place for unwinding and "getting back to nature", the area offers beaches with paths to old growth rain forests where caves and secluded coves can be found; craft shops, art galleries, and a museum; fishing boats loaded with fresh crab and salmon; natural hot springs; unsurpassed gray whale-watching; numerous resident and migratory birds, and more.

PREMIER $704 $589 $532 $1,143

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE CHILD (2-12)

BEACH FRONT ROOM $723 $645 $605 $1,081 $365.00

Daily Departures: Feb. 27, 2003 - April 28, 2003

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE CHILD (2-12)

BEACH FRONT ROOM $764 $672 $626 $1,162 $365.00

Tour Features: • 3 nights hotel accommodations at Long Beach Lodge Resort in a beachfront room with breakfast each morning. Child rate does not include breakfast. • Documentation package

Optional Car Rental: Call for available categories and rates.

All prices are quoted in US Funds and include Provincial room taxes and the 7% Federal Goods & Services Tax (GST). All prices include service fees which cover administration and communication costs incurred to pre-book your vacation.

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Wilderness Luxury Dog Sledding Tour in Algonquin Park, Toronto, Ontario 3 Nights / 4 Days This trip is the real thing! You get a 6-8 dog team, with only two mushers per sled. It's just the two of you, your sled, and your Huskies! We travel about 20-30 km each day along the twisting trails through Algonquin forests, covering some of the most majestic landscapes in the world. This is definitely an experience everyone should try at least once. Explore our beautiful winter solitude the same way the Indians and early fur trappers did - by dog sled! Designed and built as an Algonquin Nordic Wilderness Lodge, the Eco-Lodge was created to give you the best wilderness experience possible, while minimizing environmental impact and still providing "civilized" creature comforts. In fact, your experience begins with a leisurely 2.7 km walk (or cycle or ski) through Algonquin Park to reach the front doors. Don't worry - your luggage will be transferred for you!

Departures: January 3, 10, 24 - February 7, 21, 28 - March 14, 2003 Price: $568.00 per person, double occupancy

Tour Features: • 3 nights hotel accommodations at the Algonquin Eco-Lodge in Algonquin Park • 3 days of dog sledding • All meals at the lodge • Documentation package Please Note: A special cancellation policy applies to this package - call for details.

Eagle Float Tour along the Squamish River Vancouver, British Columbia

Snowmobiling at the Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, Charlevoix, Québec

3 Nights / 4 Days

3 Nights / 4 Days

Every winter a large population of bald eagles congregates in Brackendale, a small community located about an hour outside Vancouver. The world’s highest concentration of bald eagles was observed here in 1994 - 3,700 birds. Raft along the banks of the Squamish River for a close look at these magnificent raptors as well as the most spectacular nature scenery. Low water levels during the winter make this a safe and fun winter experience that is suitable for the whole family.

Québec's Charlevoix County offers extraordinary landscapes that stretch out before you in a distinguished combination of mountain and forest. Situated along the great St. Lawrence River, the countryside's quiet charm presents an intimate portrait of rural existence where farming and agriculture are staples of daily life. Breathtaking scenery and an astounding variety of wildlife make every excursion unforgettable. From snowmobiling to relaxation, each selection is designed to provide enjoyment with the utmost ease as you experience this worldclass resort. We've taken all the details for a breathtaking scenic adventure into consideration and added the special touches that create a memorable vacation.

Tour Features: • 3 nights hotel accommodations in Vancouver, British Columbia, including hotel tax • 3 breakfasts, child rate does not include breakfast • Float trip along the Squamish River to view Bald Eagles • Professional guides • Documentation package

Nestled majestically between the sea and the mountains, Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu is a vision of historical splendor. Rich in tradition, this exquisite paragon of hospitality blends the quiet charm of the countryside with the sophistication of a world-class resort. Daily Departures: Dec. 6-25, 2002 - Jan. 2 - Mar. 29, 2003 Tour Features: DELUXE HOTEL ROOM • 3 nights hotel accommodations at the DOUBLE $628 Fairmont Manoir Richelieu. Child rate TRIPLE $593 does not include breakfast. QUAD $576 • 1/2 day guided snowmobile adventure. SINGLE $830 (minimum age, 21 yrs.) • Documentation package Daily Departures: Dec. 26, 2002 - Jan. 1, 2003

Daily Departures: Nov. 22, 2002 - January 29, 2003 Popular category only, black out dates: Dec. 29, 30, 31, 2002

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE CHILD(2-12)

POPULAR SUPERIOR $525 $603 $455 $554 N/A N/A $964 $1,072 $248 (for all categories)

PREMIER $611 $552 N/A $1,096

Optional Car Rental: Call for available categories and rates.

All prices are quoted in US Funds and include Provincial room taxes and the 7% Federal Goods & Services Tax (GST). All prices include service fees which cover administration and communication costs incurred to pre-book your vacation.

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE

DELUXE HOTEL ROOM $649 $608 $587 $874

Optional Car Rental: Call for available categories and rates.

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Vancouver Explorer 3 Nights / 4 Days D A I LY D E P A R T U R E S November 1, 2002 - April 28, 2003 Popular pricing is not available 12/29-31/02 and 2/12-15/03 Price Per Person in U.S. Dollars: DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE

POPULAR $368 $298 N/A $603

SUPERIOR $431 $382 N/A $696

CHILD(2-12)

$72 (for all categories)

PREMIER $455 $396 N/A $735

T O U R F E AT U R E S 3 nights hotel and tax, Breakfast for paying adults only, child rate does not include breakfast • Round-trip private airport limousine transfers • Admission: Lookout Tower • Activity: 4 hour city tour of Vancouver • Documentation package • Children’s backpack when traveling with children (one per child under 12) •

On British Columbia’s West Coast, the beautiful cosmopolitan city of Vancouver is set against a backdrop of mountains on the shore of the Pacific Ocean. Parks, shopping, museums, art galleries and easy access to wonderful attractions, resorts and adventures makes Vancouver a popular year-round destination. DAY 1 Arrival in Vancouver Upon arrival in Vancouver, transfer by private limousine to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure for you to enjoy this beautiful city. DAY 2 Vancouver Exploring This morning, enjoy a 4 hour city tour of Vancouver including Gastown, Chinatown, Robson Street, Stanley Park,

English Bay, Queen Elizabeth Park, the Lookout Tower and Granville Island.

Marine Science Center in Stanley Park, or other exciting options.

DAY 3 Day Excursions Enjoy an optional day excursion to Victoria or Whistler. Or, you may wish to stay in the city and experience an optional floatplane excursion, a guided tour of Vancouver’s north shore, a visit to the Vancouver Aquarium and

DAY 4 Depart Vancouver Your Vancouver city vacation comes to an end. Transfer by private limousine to the Vancouver Int’l Airport.

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Victoria Explorer 3 Nights / 4 Days D A I LY D E P A R T U R E S November 1, 2002 - April 27, 2003 Pricing is not available 12/23 and 12/29 Price Per Person in U.S. Dollars: POPULAR $315 $268 $241 $472

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE CHILD(2-12)

SUPERIOR $341 $306 $289 $505

PREMIER $392 $367 $356 $586

$113 (for all categories)

T O U R F E AT U R E S 3 nights hotel and tax, breakfast for paying adults only, child rate does not include breakfast • Admission to the Royal B.C. Museum • Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Empress • City tour • Documentation package • Children’s backpack when traveling with children (one per child under 12) •

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Victoria’s distinctive personality has evolved over its 150-year history – a history full of interesting characters and a fusion of many different cultures. Here, a strong British heritage is blended with Native aboriginal culture and Asian influences to create a city that is uniquely Pacific Northwest in character. A city like no other, Victoria combines the formality of Afternoon Tea with the exhilaration of whale watching, the exquisite beauty of its many colorful gardens and an awe-inspiring nature. DAY 1 Travel independently to Victoria, British Columbia’s capital city. DAY 2 Explore Victoria on a sightseeing tour. Your package also includes admission to the Royal B.C. Museum. Or you may wish an optional visit to world-renowned Butchart Gardens.

DAY 3 Today you are at leisure to discover more of Victoria. Enjoy a traditional Afternoon Tea at the legendary Fairmont Empress Hotel or try a whale watching adventure(if available). DAY 4 Your Victoria city tour comes to an end today.

Optional Transfers to Victoria: From Vancouver: One-way floatplane $83 One-way helicopter $144 One-way bus & ferry $30 From Seattle: One-way hydrofoil $71

Toronto Explorer 3 Nights / 4 Days D A I LY D E P A R T U R E S November 1, 2002 - April 28, 2003 Price Per Person in U.S. Dollars: POPULAR $481 $407 $369 $751

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE CHILD(2-12)

SUPERIOR $554 $455 $404 $854

PREMIER $631 $557 N/A $966

$157 (for all categories)

T O U R F E AT U R E S 3 nights hotel and tax, Breakfast for paying adults only, child rate does not include breakfast • Round-trip private airport sedan transfers • Activities: 2 hour city tour of Toronto, full day tour of Niagara Falls including lunch • Admissions: CN Tower & Royal Ontario Museum • Documentation package • Children’s backpack when traveling with children (one per child under 12) •

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Canada’s largest city is an exciting mix of cultures and tastes and is truly cosmopolitan, with a touch of nature. Explore first class shopping, museums, attractions, restaurants and entertainment. The city is acclaimed as a theater and dramatic arts destination, ranked alongside London and New York. Toronto is also a gateway to breathtaking Niagara Falls. DAY 1 Arrival in Toronto Upon arrival at the Toronto Person Int’l Airport you will be transferred by private sedan to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure for you to explore this cosmopolitan city, situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario. DAY 2 Toronto Exploring Today you will enjoy a 2 hour city tour of Toronto, including trendy Yorkville,

the lakefront, the universities and Chinatown. The remainder of the day is at leisure to visit the museums or shop in the many boutiques and shopping centers. Included in your package is admission to the Royal Ontario Museum and a ride to the top of the CN Tower, offering spectacular views of the city and Lake Ontario. DAY 3 Touring Niagara Falls This morning depart for a full day tour

to the awe-inspiring Niagara Falls with an included lunch. Leisure time to tour the Niagara wineries and the charming village of Niagara-on-the-Lake. DAY 4 Depart Toronto Today your Toronto city vacation comes to an end. You will be transferred by private sedan to Toronto’s Person Int’l Airport.


Ottawa Explorer 3 Nights / 4 Days D A I LY D E P A R T U R E S November 1, 2002 - April 28, 2003 Price Per Person in U.S. Dollars: POPULAR $410 $325 $273 $705

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE CHILD(2-12)

SUPERIOR $402 $315 $262 $702

PREMIER $524 $429 $370 $887

$67 (for all categories)

T O U R F E AT U R E S 3 nights hotel and tax, Breakfast for paying adults only, child rate does not include breakfast • Round-trip private airport limousine transfers • Activities: 2-hour city tour of Ottawa (Available 11/ 8 -3/9/03 only) •

Price will be adjusted at time of booking to reflect non-operational dates.)

Admission to Canadian Museum of Civilization and Priority access to Hull (Ottawa) casino • Documentation package • Children’s backpack when traveling with children (one per child under 12) •

Ottawa has been described as one of the most beautiful capitals in the world. Less than an hours drive from the American boarder, Ottawa showcases Canada’s history and culture. Whatever the season, Ottawa has an adventure just waiting for you. From visual and performing arts to snowshoeing in Gatineau Park, Ottawa satisfies the tastes of everyone. DAY 1 Arrival in Otawa Limousine transfer from Ottawa Airport to selected hotel. Overnight Ottawa. DAY 2 Otawa Exploring Morning at leisure. In the afternoon is a city tour of Ottawa departing at 1:00 pm for 2 hours. The highlights of this tour include the Parliament Buildings, Government House, Prime

Minister's residence, Notre-Dame Basilica, Canadian Museum of Civilization, National Gallery, Byward Market,National Arts Centre, Rideau Falls, National War Memorial, Rideau Canal,Central Experimental Fall, and Rockcliffe Park. Admission prices are not included to any of these attractions except the Canadian Museum of Civilization Overnight Ottawa.

DAY 3 Otawa Exploring Day at leisure to explore Canada's capital city. Overnight Ottawa. DAY 4 Depart Otawa Check out of hotel and transfer by limousine back to the Ottawa Airport. We can customize, ask about options!

Montréal Explorer 3 Nights / 4 Days D A I LY D E P A R T U R E S November 1, 2002 - April 28, 2003 Price Per Person in U.S. Dollars: POPULAR $345 $274 $238 $576

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE CHILD(2-12)

SUPERIOR $395 $322 $285 $696

PREMIER $544 $430 N/A $994

$69 (for all seasons & categories)

T O U R F E AT U R E S 3 nights hotel and tax, Breakfast for paying adults only, child rate does not include breakfast Round-trip private airport sedan transfers • Activities: 3 hour city tour, 2-day (25) museum pass • Priority access to the Montréal Casino • Documentation package • Children’s backpack when traveling with children (one per child under 12) • •

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Montréal is the largest French speaking city in North America with a style and culture all of its own. No matter what the season, there is always fascinating museums to explore and cultural sights to enjoy. From restaurants and bistros, to nightclubs and a casino, the city never sleeps. DAY 1 Arrival in Montréal including Place Ville Marie, Mount shopping or for the more adventurous, Upon arrival in Montréal Dorval airRoyal, Old Montréal and Notre Dame experience any number of close by port you will be transferred by private Basilica. After the tour you are at winter activities . Tonight we invite you sedan to your downtown Montréal leisure to enjoy 25 museums through- to try your luck at Montréal’s Casino. hotel. The remainder of the day is at out Montréal with your museum pass. You will be provided with a VIP Casino leisure for you to enjoy this beautiful access card providing you with priority DAY 3 Montréal Exploring city. access to the elegant Montréal Casino. The day is at leisure to enjoy more of DAY 2 Montréal Exploring Montréal. There are many optional DAY 4 Depart Montréal Today enjoy a 3 hour sightseeing tour activities available (weather permitYou’ll be transferred by private sedan of Montréal by scheduled coach ting). You may wish to enjoy a day to Montréal’s Dorval Airport.

Québec Explorer 3 Nights / 4 Days D A I LY D E P A R T U R E S November 1, 2002 - April 28, 2003 Price Per Person in U.S. Dollars: POPULAR $427 $376 N/A $702

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE

SUPERIOR $441 $364 $326 $712

PREMIER $546 N/A N/A $894

DATES: 12/24/02-1/4/03, 1/29/03-2/1/03 - 2/5-8/03 & 2/11-15/03

DOUBLE TRIPLE QUAD SINGLE CHILD(2-12)

$542 $541 $846 $452 $431 N/A N/A $376 N/A $929 $911 $1,492 $104 (for all seasons & categories)

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3 nights hotel and tax, Breakfast for paying adults only, child rate does not include breakfast • Round-trip private airport sedan transfers • Activities: 2 hour city tour of Québec City, Québec Experience & Dinner at Aux Anciennes Canadians • Admission to the Québec Experience • Documentation package • Children’s backpack when traveling with children (one per child under 12) •

The Québec City area is unique and is the cradle of French civilization in North America. The language of Molière, a Latin heritage, the architecture of its historic homes and four centuries of history give it a European charm that cannot be found elsewhere on the continent. DAY 1 Arrival in Québec City Transfer by private sedan to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. DAY 2 Québec City Exploring Enjoy a 2 hour city tour including the Parliament Buildings, Old Québec, Laval University and the Plains of Abraham. Admission to the Québec Experience Film is included.

DAY 3 Québec City Exploring You are at leisure to experience the charm of “Old France” on your own. As you explore this charming city, you may wish to sample typical Quebécois cuisine at the popular Aux Anciens Canadians restaurant in Old Québec.

DAY 4 Depart Québec City Your city vacation comes to an end. Transfer by private sedan to the airport or train station. We can customize, ask about options!

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Transportation Options HERTZ CANADA

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hatever part of Canada you choose for your vacation, you’ll find countless opportunities on your doorstep to explore beautiful resort areas, national and provincial parks, city attractions, country inns, wildlife, national historic sites, and breathtaking scenery. Without the mobility of a Hertz car, so many of these special places, not on your itinerary, could just be memories that didn’t happen.

For your information: A Vehicle Licensing Fee (VLF) ranging from $0.39 to $0.81 per day and an Airport Concession Fee Recovery (CFR) of up to 14.61% per rental have been included in the rental rate as have Government surcharges and taxes. Optional items such as refueling, additional personal insurance or additional authorized driver (AAO) fees are extra and payable locally. Drop fees are payable locally, ask your travel agent for the approximate drop charge applicable to your reservation. Loss Damage Waiver (LDW) is $23.95 a day or less; check your automobile insurance policy. Rates cannot be combined with any other offer,discount or promotion. Hertz standard age, driver, and credit qualifications apply. Rates include unlimited mileage at participating locations.

Rental information: Drivers must be 25 years of age and present a valid national or international drivers license, a return airline ticket and the car rental travel voucher. A credit card in the driver’s name is also required. Canada a` la Carte rentals include unlimited mileage, unless otherwise noted. *Call for rates and available vehicles. LDW, Drop Charges, REC, AAO, refueling and PAI may not be include with quoted price and are payable locally. Other surcharges may apply which are payable at the counter.

VIA RAIL Romance By Rail Suites This unique service – on request as a special upgrade for an additional cost – is available year-round aboard “The Ocean” between Halifax and Montréal and “The Canadian” for the Trans Canada experience or for an overnight journey between Jasper and Vancouver. Two double bedrooms are converted to one spacious suite. The roominess, the attention to every detail. And the privacy. These suites even include “his” and “hers” washrooms... Fresh-cut flowers and a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine.

V IA 1 Enjoy the extra benefits that VIA 1 class offers in the Ontario/Québec corridor. You will receive seat selection at time of booking, access to Panorama Lounges, pre-boarding privileges, and a selection of complimentary daily newspapers. Unwind with before-dinner drinks, a choice of main entrées, wine with your meal and later a liqueur (offered on evening trains).

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ee Canada up Close – as only the train can show you! VIA Rail, Canada’s passenger rail network, makes it easy for you to experience Canada from coast to coast in safety, comfort and style year round.

Ontario/Québec Corridor – VIA Rail is the relaxed way to travel along the central Ontario/Québec corridor linking Québec City to popular cities such as Montréal, Ottawa, Kingston, Toronto, Windsor, Sarnia, and Niagara Falls. VIA’s LRC trains are truly light, rapid and comfortable, and at speeds of up to 96 miles per hour, time flies. Frequent inter-city trains connect destinations which offer you broad selections of museums, art galleries and festivals. The Skeena – between Jasper, Prince George and Prince Rupert is your picture window on the spectacular mountain scenery of Alberta and northern British

Columbia. This two day daylight journey from the resort town of Jasper through the Yellowhead Pass stops overnight in Prince George and continues on to the Pacific coastal city of Prince Rupert the following day. From May to October opt for Totem Class, a deluxe service which includes at-seat meals and exclusive use of the Park car with its breathtaking views from the dome and relaxed atmosphere in the lounges below. The Canadian – between Vancouver and Toronto travels through the Canadian Rockies (Jasper), across the prairies (Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg) and Northern Ontario’s rugged lakelands.

Experience spectacular scenery from the comfort and elegance of the restored artdeco surroundings. Discover the magic of “landcruising” in Silver & Blue class. Privileges include fine dining, a choice of comfortable accommodations, a shower in each sleeping car and exclusive use of the Park and Skyline cars’ lounges and domes.

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hen booking airfare with Canada á la Carte the air schedule and rates are not confirmed until ticketed. Any increases or surcharges prior to ticket issuance will be passed along to the client. Airfare may be cancelled at no penalty up to 60 days prior to departure. If you choose to issue air tickets in advance to secure rates, the cost of the airfare plus the deposit is required. The air portion then becomes 100% non-refundable.

Airline Schedule Changes We will normally provide your final flight itinerary approximately 30 days before departure. Please check with the airline prior to departure, as schedule changes do occur. Should a late schedule change necessitate an overnight en route, we are happy to assist in making reservations, but additional costs are the responsibility of the guest. Tickets must be returned to us for changes. Changes are subject to availability of the specific class of service used. We reserve the right to alter your flight arrangements, when necessary. Liability and Relation with Airlines If, due to any cause beyond our control, we are unable to arrange for air travel (for example, because of capacity controls placed upon us by airlines due to the types of fares under which we book) or the air travel we arrange is unavailable or otherwise fails to materialize, our liability will be limited to refunding the air add-on amount paid to us. We assume no liability for any acts or omissions of any airline, including, without limitation, those involving cancellation of flights, schedule changes, re-routings, 18

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damage to or delay or loss of baggage, flight delays, equipment failures, accidents, pilot or other staff shortages, overbooking or computer errors. The liabilities and obligations of an airline to you, and your rights against an airline, are subject to any and all terms and conditions of the airline’s ticket and tariffs. Refunds The maximum refund for unused air tickets will not exceed the air add-on paid to us. There are no partial refunds. Due to changing airline tariffs, your tickets may reflect fares higher or lower than our air add-on amounts. The difference is neither chargeable or refundable. Once ticketed (or anytime within 60 days of travel) a U.S. $75 fee (or the amount of any airline imposed cancellation charge) will be assessed for guests who cancel the Canada à la Carte air program from their booking. Book Early Since the special airfares we have arranged are often below published levels, space is limited. Airlines reserve the right to limit or close sales without notice. Additional costs may apply for bookings made less than 35 days

before departure, if space is available. Changes you request to reservations after the final payment due date may result in a rescheduling charge. Seat Assignments/Special Requests Carriers, flight schedules and routing (including specific arrival/departure airports) will be determined by us. We cannot confirm seat assignments, meals or other special requests. Your travel agent may assist with seat assignments after you receive your tickets. domestic airfares • Domestic flights can be arranged. Contact your Canada à la Carte agents to inquire on availability and rates.

international (u.s.) airfares

• Airfare can be arranged from most major US Dest. to Canada. Please note that airlines only guarantee airfares at time of ticketing. Any increases or surcharges prior to ticket issuance will be the responsibility of the client.


Booking Terms & Conditions R E S E R VAT I O N S Thank you for choosing Brennan Tours – Canada à la Carte. To secure your reservation, we recommend that you contact your travel agent. Travel agents may contact us at The Joseph Vance Building, 1402 3rd Avenue, Suite 717, Seattle, WA 98101-2118. Canada à la Carte Toll-Free Phone: (877) 977-6500. As well you may email: canadaAlacarte@brennantours.com. Our offices are open Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Daylight or Standard Time). To view Canada à la Carte online, please go to www.canadaAlacarte.com.

PA C K A G E P R I C E S The rates herein are quoted per person in U.S. Funds and are valid from November 1, 2002 to April 30, 2003. The prices are based on the rate of exchange between the U.S. and Canadian dollar at time of printing. Brennan Tours reserves the right to adjust prices according to fluctuations in exchange rates. Upon receipt of applicable deposit, prices are guaranteed against any such increases.

S E R V I C E C H A R G E S & TA X E S Accommodation taxes are included in rates outlined in this brochure, provincial and state taxes where applicable. All packages include a 7% Federal Goods & Services Tax (GST) taking into account foreign visitor rebates and where applicable, the 7.5% Québec Sales Tax (TVQ) and the HST in Nova Scotia. Exception: rental cars subject to one-way drop charges, local fees, LDW and any optional insurance. These fees are not included in the package prices and must be paid locally. All prices include service fees which cover administration and communication costs incurred to pre-book your vacation.

D E P O S I T & PAY M E N T R E Q U I R E M E N T S We require a per person deposit of $200.00 within 10 days of your reservation being confirmed to you, otherwise your booking will be automatically cancelled. Reservations will not be considered firm until a deposit is received. The balance of the trip cost is due 60 days prior to your trip’s departure. Any bookings made between 59 - 31 days require full payment within 10 days of your reservation being confirmed.

L AT E B O O K I N G S Reservation requests made 30 days or less prior to departure are welcome and require a full payment guarantee by credit card, which is fully refundable if the reservation cannot be confirmed. As well, reservations confirmed within 30 days of departure will be assessed a $25.00 non-refundable late booking fee to cover special services to ensure that you receive your documentation in a timely manner.

Detailed Travel Documentation Though traveling independently, clients booking a Canada à la Carte vacation will receive the quality, service and value that travelers have come to appreciate when traveling with Brennan Tours. All clients traveling on a Brennan Tours – Canada à la Carte vacation will receive an attractive documentation package (one per booking) complete with a personalized itinerary with driving or travel instructions, maps, brochures, guides to the region and discounts to attractions. City and rail vacations include a smaller document package while our driving vacations include our exclusive document binders. When traveling with children (ages 2 - 12) on a driving or rail tour, each child will receive an attractive packet filled with activities for the traveling child.

Paying by Check Checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank made out to Brennan Tours – Canada à la Carte and indicate the reservations number and client’s name/departure date. Please forward checks to: Brennan Tours – Canada à la Carte The Joseph Vance Building 1402 3rd Avenue, Suite 717 Seattle, Washington 98101-2118

travel. If the passenger(s) does not possess the documentation required for a chosen destination, the airline carriers reserve the right to refuse boarding privileges. Brennan Tours will not assume responsibility for passenger(s) failure to bring appropriate documentation. Consumer Protection: Brennan Tours protects your interests through our participation in the following consumer protection efforts:

Paying by Credit Card We accept payment by Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Your verbal authorization for use of your credit card indicates your compliance with our booking terms and conditions and confirms your reservations, whether or not you have signed the actual credit card slip. Your reservation will be confirmed once we receive authorization from your credit card company to charge the deposit amount and we are in receipt of your signed form. The card will also be debited for the balance of the trip cost per the final payment due date of your trip, unless otherwise notified. Your credit card will be processed in U.S. Funds.

The American Society of Travel Agents’ (ASTA) Tour Operator Program (TOP) recognizes companies committed to TOP’s standards, which include belonging to a consumer protection plan which provides protection against financial loss, as well as adherence to ASTA’s Code of Ethics and Environmental Code.

Confirmation of your trip A confirmation will be sent to you upon receipt of your deposit. Final Trip Documentation Once final payment has been received, your final trip documents (including trip itinerary, pre-paid services, vouchers and any applicable for flights, trains, buses etc.) will be forwarded to you by courier at 21 days prior to departure date. Documents can be sent earlier by special request and if full payment has been received. Making Changes to your Reservation Any changes made 60 to 45 days prior to departure are subject to a $30.00 fee for each change and, between 44 and 30 days prior to departure a $100.00 fee will be charged for each change made. Changes to the departure date, hotel or other component within 30 days of the departure date, makes the booking subject to full cancellation charges plus any cancellation fees charged by the supplier(s). Cancellation and Refunds Days Prior to Departure

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Note: Cancellation charges include the GST amount. Unused Services We regret that NO REFUNDS will be made on unused services. Trip Interruption Insurance We strongly recommend that you purchase trip interruption insurance to protect your vacation investment. Ask for details at time of booking. Proof of Citizenship All U.S. citizens must carry proof of citizenship, such as a birth certificate, a passport or naturalization papers. Non-U.S. citizens must have a valid passport, visa or alien card. Persons under 18 traveling with one parent require a notarized letter signed by the other parent providing permission to

The National Tour Association (NTA) Consumer Protection Plan applies to payments made for tour packages offered herein in the event of bankruptcy occurs with respect to the issuer of this brochure. For further information regarding specific provisions of the plan contact, The NTA Consumer Protection Plan, PO Box 3071, Lexington, KY 40596-3071. Responsibility Brennan and Associates, Inc. d/b/a Brennan Tours, The Joseph Vance Building, 1402 3rd Avenue, Suite 717, Seattle, WA 98101-2118 (hereinafter referred to as “the Operator”) provides operational services for Canada à la Carte and is responsible to you in making arrangements for the tour services offered in this brochure, including transportation, sightseeing and hotel accommodation. The Operator acts as an agent for and makes arrangements with airlines, hotels, railroads, car rental, bus lines, cruise lines, adventure companies as described in this brochure and other independent parties to provide your client with the travel services and accommodations. Although great care is taken in choosing suppliers, we are unable to directly control them and therefore cannot be held responsible or liable for their acts or omissions. The travel services are subject to the conditions imposed by these suppliers and their liability may be limited by their tariffs, conditions of carriage and international conventions and agreements. If after your travel commences, the services in the tour cannot be supplied or there are any changes to the itinerary for reasons beyond the controls of the Operator, they will endeavor to substitute comparable services or the Operator will provide a full refund. A full refund of moneys shall constitute full settlement between the Operator and yourself. The Operator can assume no responsibility for lost tickets or vouchers. In the unlikely event that you experience problems during your vacation, please forward a written account of your concerns to the Operator within 30 days of completion of the service(s) in question. The Operator cannot assist in resolving claims involving supplier(s), that are received after 30 days. The Operator will make best efforts to deal with the supplier(s) in question and endeavor to receive a fair settlement for you from the supplier(s).

All prices are quoted in US Funds and include Provincial room taxes and the 7% Federal Goods & Services Tax (GST), taking into account foreign visitors rebates, and where applicable the 7.5% Québec Sales Tax (TVQ). All prices include service fees which cover administration and communication costs incurred to pre-book your vacation.

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Hotel & Resort Accommodations Canada à la Carte is pleased to offer a choice of accommodation levels to assist you in selecting a vacation which meets your budget. On most vacation packages you may choose from three categories of full-service hotels and resorts: popular, superior and deluxe. We are also pleased to include a selectionof deluxe specialty hotels, “castles” and lodges in popular locations across Canada. Room Type: When making your booking it is important that you specify your room requirements. Many hotels offer non-smoking rooms which should be requested at time of booking. As well, the bedding configuration does vary from hotel to hotel, therefore it is important to have your travel agent advise us if you prefer two beds, or one bed (double, queen or a king-size bed). Unless otherwise noted, the hotel’s standard room is included. If you wish to be upgraded to a deluxe room or a room with a guaranteed view, please advise your travel agent at time of booking. List of featured Hotel and Resorts. Please see your travel agent or call 877-977-6500 for a complete list of available accommodations

Lake Louise Premier - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Fairmont Deluxe Superior - Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Fairmont Room Popular - Deer Lodge

Victoria Premier - Fairmont Empress, Fairmont Room Superior - Chateau Victoria Popular - Harbour Towers

Banff Premier - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Fairmont Deluxe Superior - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Fairmont Room Popular - Mount Royal Hotel

Vancouver Premier - Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, Fairmont Room Superior - Metropolitan Hotel Popular - Pacific Palisades

Toronto Premier - Fairmont Royal York, Fairmont Room Superior - Sheraton Centre Hotel Popular - Courtyard Inn by Marriott Downtown

Jasper Premier - Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Fairmont Deluxe Superior - Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Fairmont Room Popular - Lobstick Lodge

Ottawa Premier - Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Fairmont Room Superior - Crowne Plaza Ottawa Popular - Lord Elgin Hotel

The photos that appear in this brochure are courtesy of: The Butchart Garden’s Ltd., Victoria, BC, Canada Fairmont Hotels and Resorts The Québec City & Area Tourism & Convention Bureau Delta Hotels and Resorts The Ottawa Tourism and Convention Authority Coast Hotels and Resorts The Montréal Tourism and Convention Authority Marriott Hotels and Resorts The Toronto Convention and Visitors Association Sun Peaks Resort, BC Travel Alberta Convention and Visitors Association Silver Star Resort, BC Jasper Visitor and Convention Association Big White Resort, BC The Greater Vancouver Convention and Visitors Bureau Fernie Alpine Resort, BC VIA Rail Canada Incorporated

Montréal Premier - Inter-Continental Hotel Superior - Delta Montreal, Delta Room (Montréal Explorer) Superior - Fairmont Queen Elizabeth, Fairmont Room (All other winter packages) Popular - Renaissance Montréal Québec City Premier - Fairmont Chateau Frontenac Hotel, Fairmont Room Superior - Radisson Québec Popular - Manoir Victoria Popular = 3 stars, Superior = 4 stars, Premier = 5 stars These ratings are based on Brennan’s evaluation of the selected

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