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ALASKA TO BUENOS AIRES IT’S THE AMERICAS YOUR WAY CANADA

VANCOUVER MONTREAL SAN FRANSISCO

USA LAS VEGAS NEW YORK

LOS ANGELES

COSTA RICA

TWO TRAVEL STYLES

SAN JOSE

HANDCRAFTED FOR YOU REGIONAL EXPERIENCES With just one country to invest your holiday in, not a layer of the destintinon will be left undiscovered. These trips have been specially crafted for those travellers who are keen to walk away feeling equipped to write a regions guidebook.

PANORAMIC EXPERIENCES Reveal the diversity of the Americas as you cross borders and traverse regions. You’ll immerse into cities and cultures of numerous destinations, all in one trip.

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ARGENTINA BUENOS AIRES

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 18 HANDCRAFTED ITINERARIES The diversity of the America’s is ready to be explored. ABOUT COSTSAVER

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The best way to travel

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With the best in the business

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Special offers all year round

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A family legacy of travel

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Booking conditions

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Extra hotel nights accommodation

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Essential travel information

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CANADA AND ALASKA

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Wonders of the Canadian Rockies with Alaska Cruise option

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Panoramic Canadian Rockies with Alaska Cruise Option

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Canada from East to West with Alaska Cruise Option

Regional

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Essence of Eastern Canada with Maritimes Cruise Option

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Panoramic

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Best of the West

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SBOW

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California and the Golden West

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Canyon Country Showcase

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Spectacular Canyons and National Parks

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Panoramic

SAPP

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Landscapes of Eastern Canada and USA

WESTERN USA

EASTERN AND SOUTHERN USA The Big Apple, Niagara and Washington D.C. Fall Colours of New England

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SFAL

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The Blues Highway from Chicago to New Orleans

Regional

SNOW

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Rhythms of the South The Grand American Journey

CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA Peru Explorer with Puno and Lake Titicaca Option

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South America Samba

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South America Discovery with Puno and Lake Titicaca Option

Panoramic

VSAM

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VRIC

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Costa Rica Adventure with Tortuguero and Guanacaste Options

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

WHY OUR GUESTS LOVE US EXCEPTIONAL VALUE  Carefully handcrafted holidays

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at unbeatable prices

A dedicated Travel Director with local expertise

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

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READY TO GO RATE BEST PRICE GUARANTEE Our ready to go rate means you can be assured the rate you see is the best price, guaranteed. The price will never go down, so no need to wait for that sale. But we recommend you book quickly as prices might go up when space gets limited. Don’t miss out: check out our website for your guaranteed best rate of the day.

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ESSENTIALS BY US SEE THE WORLD, WITHOUT A HASSLE IN THE WORLD No matter where you travel, we have all the essentials taken care of so you can make the most of your holiday. Our 72 years of travel knowledge and planning as part of The Travel Corporation means you will have the best planned holiday and on ground team so that you can just show up, and enjoy.

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

Our Travel Directors know each area with impeccable familiarity. These experts are endlessly passionate about their region, and go above and beyond to provide you with an unforgettable holiday experience. ALWAYS INCLUDED

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

‡Exclusions apply. See T&Cs p.56

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

TASTES TO SAVOUR With iconic breakfasts included in every trip, dinners on some itineraries plus recommendations on the best spots for authentic bites, meal time is always a treat. ALWAYS INCLUDED

SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL The Travel Corporation’s family of brands have established and funded a joint not-for-profit initiative called the TreadRight Foundation. The foundation works on 3 core commitments to ensure the environment and communities we visit will remain vibrant for generations to come.

OUR 3 COMMITMENTS 1. Invest in local communities 2. Protect the environment 3. Partner for a better future

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

By working collaboratively with our employees, partners and guests, we are able to support communities around the world. From volunteering adventures in India and Kenya, to life-changing development projects that bring education to underdeveloped areas. We’re already making a difference and making plans for plenty more to come.

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

LEARN TO COOK New Orleans School of Cooking Watch a local chef prepare a classic Cajun or Creole meal for you, while you learn about the vibrant history of New Orleans cuisine. AVAILABLE ON Rythms of the South, p.40

FLY HIGH

Spectacular Glacier Flight

Experience British Columbia’s supernatural beauty with this eagle’s eye flight. We’ll soar over majestic glaciers, rugged peaks, unique volcanic formations and lush alpine meadows that surround the turquoise waters of mile-high Garibaldi Lake. AVAILABLE ON Panoramic Canadian Rockies, p.16

TRAVEL LIKE A LOCAL Cowboy Trailride with Breakfast

CRUISE THE BAY

Guanabara Bay Cruise

Spend two hours sailing Guanabara Bay on a schooner. Take in the striking views of Rio de Janeiro with Sugarloaf Mountain towering in the distance. Pass the bay’s islands and forts as you sail by the picture-perfect setting of this region. AVAILABLE ON South America Samba, p.48 • South America Discovery, p.50

This is for the rider who doesn’t mind waking up early to start the day reminiscent of the cowboys that made the American West famous. AVAILABLE ON Best of the West, p.26

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SEE UNESCO LISTED SITES

Puno & Lake Titicaca Trip Extension

After a visit to Puno, you’ll arrive by boat toward the Uros Islands. Experience a culture that thrives on stone and weaving, lunch on food from local growers and fish from the lake and meet the Uros who live just as their ancestors did – upon islands made of reeds. AVAILABLE ON South America Discovery, p.50

UNLOCK LOCAL TRADITIONS

Moray And Moras

Visit Moray, the Inca agricultural greenhouse or laboratory that consists of four platforms that seem to disappear into a crater. Then follow up with a visit to the village of Maras, renowned for its ancient salt mines and wells. The salt has been used for economic purposes since the time of the Inca. You will meet the villagers who explain ancient salt mining techniques and have a chance to participate. AVAILABLE ON Peru Explorer, p.45

STEP BACK INTO MUSIC HISTORY Graceland – Elvis Experience Upgrade It’s not just bona fide fans of The King that get a kick paying homage to Graceland with the Elvis Experience Tour. In addition to the interactive, audio guided tour of Elvis’ estate and final resting place, the Elvis Experience pass will provide you with access to access to a collection of new museums and exhibitions built in honour of the Presley family. AVAILABLE ON Rythms of the South, p.40

ADVENTURE FURTHER

Alaska Cruise Trip Extension

Extend a trip with the Rockies with a cruise from Vancouver to Alaska, where you’ll explore Glacier Bay National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that protects a unique ecosystem of plants and animals living in an ever-changing glacial experience. Other stops on the cruise allow you to shop, kayak, dogsled or raft to complete your adventure. AVAILABLE ON Wonders of the Canadian Rockies, p.14 • Panoramic Canadian Rockies, p.16 • Canada from East to West, p.19

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THE BEST WAY TO TRAVEL SEE THE WORLD YOUR WAY FOR UP TO 46% LESS WHEN YOU CHOSE THE COSTSAVER WAY Check out the incredible value of a 15 day Costsaver trip vs planning and travelling independently.

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Hand-picked hotels with all tips taken care of.

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See all the must-see sights and we even have Local Specialists in certain cities.

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

Sightseeing

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

Travel Directors INCLUDED Luxury airconditioned coaches with on-board WiFi and all fuel, toll charges, and parking included.

A$2397 + TIPS AND PARKING

Transport

†A$3149 †Based on 6 Sep ‘19 departure, p.24

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

A$5863 Total per person

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WITH THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS TRAVEL WITH THE INDUSTRY LEADERS Our love of travel runs deep and is at the heart of everything we do, driving us to deliver the perfect holiday at the best value, every time. Benefit from our 72 years of knowledge and expertise as part of the world’s leading guided holiday group, The Travel Corporation.

OUR GUESTS LOVE US Check out our guest’s live and unedited reviews to see how we won the Feefo 5* Gold Award for highest travel satisfaction. We believe so much in what we do you can see all our guest’s independent ratings and reviews at costsavertour.com/reviews

It was even more than I expected Trip of a lifetime. Our tour director, Ryan, made our adventure special with great historical facts and extra attention to each of us. Tony, our driver, always delivered us safely and was very helpful. I would definitely tour with you again and recommend you to my friends.

Itinerary was perfectly planned along the most interesting sites of the Rockies. It took me exactly where I wanted to go! Every single day was well planned and every stop was filled with beautiful scenery and excitement. Wow factor was there every day!!! Hotels were good. Our travel director, Jen was absolutely fabulous... a very friendly, knowledgeable, funny and a well organised lady.

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RENATA, FROM AUSTRALIA

Fall Colours of New England

Wonders of the Canadian Rockies

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General Conditions: Discounts and savingsonly apply to the land portion of your holiday and may not be available on all trips and departures. Not applicable with extra nights’ accommodation, optional extensions, airfares, taxes and fees, flight supplements, surcharges, airport transfers and does not apply on any Internal air portion of a trip. Sometimes more than one discount can apply. Multi-trip savings apply to two or more trips booked simultaneously and must be seven days or longer, savings are applied to the lowest price trip. For Multi-trip & Group discounts they must be booked at the same time and on the same booking number. Past guest exclusive offers are only available on select trips and departures after your initial trip is completed. Young travellers must be aged 5-17 at time of travel and accompanied by at least one adult sharing a room, discount is limited to two discounts per room. Triple rooms are based on three people sharing one room based on existing bedding arrangements (usually two beds), they do not include the cost of any additional bed or ‘roll away’. Triple rooms are limited on cruises and not available on all trips. Shared rooming is not applicable on our Central and South America trips and holidays with trains or cruises. Holidays have a limited number of single rooms and are restricted to certain cabin categories on board cruises and trains. Deposit protection travel credits can only be redeemed once per person and a limit of one trip credit applies. Credit does not apply if you previously received a full refund. We reserve the right to validate past booking status. If for any reason you do not travel, this credit remains for future use for five years.

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A FAMILY LEGACY OF TRAVEL CostSaver is part of The Travel Corporation (TTC) and is a family-owned business spanning four generations with a rich heritage in the travel and hospitality industry around the world

OUR PASSION FOR YOUR HOLIDAY

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We’ve been living and breathing travel for over seventy years and we continue to evolve and create seamless, authentic travel experiences in every destination.

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

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10 DAYS 1 COUNTRY

A$194 PER DAY

Wonders of the Canadian Rockies COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Calgary Enjoy an orientation tour of this quaint, cowboy town • Banff View stunning mountains and waterfalls on your sightseeing tour • Lake Louise Admire soaring mountain peaks, majestic Victoria Glacier and the glistening waters of the lake • Icefields Parkway Discover Peyto Lake and the Columbia Icefield before riding a giant Ice Explorer across Athabasca Glacier • Jasper Enjoy an orientation tour of this charming town

Skagway Glacier Bay National Park

JASPER 2

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Athabasca Glacier Columbia Icefield

Ketchikan

• Victoria Embark on an introductory sightseeing tour of the city • Victoria Iconic Breakfast at world-famous Butchart Gardens in the Blue Poppy Restaurant where light pours in through skylights and large windows face the gardens

ALBERTA

Juneau Tracy Arm

Icefields Parkway

CRUISE

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ALASKA CRUISE

Banff National Park

2 BANFF

8 Day Optional Post Extension

1 KAMLOOPS

VANCOUVER

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• Vancouver See Gastown, Chinatown, Stanley Park and Prospect Point

CALGARY

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BRITISH COLUMBIA

VANCOUVER

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YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

A$1940

(per person twin share)

9 Nights accommodation 2 Breakfasts City orientation tours Start: Calgary - End: Vancouver

Day 2 Calgary - Banff (2 Nights) Tour Calgary before travelling to Banff. On the way, stop for picturesque views of stunning Lake Louise. Wind your way along Tunnel Mountain Drive where you'll view Cascade Mountain, Mt. Rundle, Bow Falls and other natural attractions. Hotel: Inns of Banff Day 3 Banff Free Time Today is a free day for you to explore the area at your leisure. Consider taking an exhilarating optional helicopter tour. Day 4 Banff - Icefields Parkway - Jasper (2 Nights) Drive along the Icefields Parkway, offering spectacular mountain views. Stop at Peyto Lake (weather dependent) and marvel at its beautiful azure-blue waters. See the Columbia Icefield, the largest in the Rockies. Ride across the Athabasca Glacier aboard a giant Ice Explorer for a closer look. Later, arrive in Jasper for an orientation tour. Hotel: Lobstick Lodge Day 5 Jasper National Park Free Time Enjoy a full day at leisure in the largest National Park of the Canadian Rockies. The beauty of the area will leave you breathless with plenty of optional activities^. Day 6 Jasper – Kamloops See more of Jasper National Park and enjoy views of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies. Continue through lush alpine meadows

TRIP CODE: SWON

and sweeping forests before reaching Kamloops. Hotel: Comfort Inn & Suites Kamloops Day 7 Kamloops – Victoria (2 Nights) Pass through the charming town of Hope before boarding a ferry bound for Victoria. An introductory sightseeing tour takes you along the waterfront district, past the Parliament Buildings, Government Street and through Beacon Hill Park. Hotel: Comfort Inn and Suites Day 8 Victoria Free Time This morning, enjoy an Iconic Breakfast at world-famous Butchart Gardens in the Blue Poppy Restaurant where light pours in through skylights and large windows face the gardens. The rest of the day is free. (IC) Day 9 Victoria – Vancouver Travel to Vancouver and see Gastown, the city's oldest neighbourhood, designated a National Historical Site. See Chinatown and stop at Stanley Park and see its famous collection of totem poles. (CB) Hotel: Ramada Vancouver Downtown Day 10 Depart Vancouver Bid farewell to Canada and your newfound friends. Your departure is at leisure. Note: For activities marked with a caret (^) in the day-by-day itinerary, participation is at your own risk and a signed liability waiver will be required.

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Day 1 Arrive Calgary Welcome to Calgary, gateway to the Canadian Rockies. Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown

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BOOK Early DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO 9 NIGHTS DAYS LAND ONLY (REF:SWON) Start End Start End OCTOBER 2018 JULY 7 Mon 01 Wed 10 Mon 08 Wed 17 Mon 22 Wed 31 APRIL 2019 Mon 22 Wed 01 AUGUST Mon 19 Wed 28 MAY Wed 22 Mon 13 SEPTEMBER Mon 27 Wed 05 Wed 18 Mon 09 Mon 16 Wed 25 JUNE Mon 30 Wed 09 Mon 17 Wed 26

16 NIGHTS LAND & CRUISE (REF:SWONI/Z/B) Start End Start End MAY AUGUST Mon 13 Mon 19 Wed 29 Wed 04 Mon 27 Wed 12 SEPTEMBER Mon 09 JUNE Wed 25 Mon 17 Wed 03 JULY Mon 08 Wed 24 Mon 22 Wed 07

7 Crossovers: These departures will operate as per the 2018 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.

YOUR SAVINGS AND DISCOUNTS SAVE A$68

Multiple Trip Discount

SAVE A$270

Young Traveller Discount

ALASKA CRUISE OPTIONAL EXTENSION REF: SWONI/Z/B Day 10 - Vancouver – Inside Passage Cruise You will be dropped off at Canada Place to board the ms Volendam. Your ship sails at 4:30 p.m. (D)

Day 15 - Ketchikan Ketchikan clutches the shores of the Tongass Narrows, with many shops and houses built right out over the water. (FB, L, D)

Day 11 - At Sea Enjoy shipboard life and take in the amazing scenery of the Inside Passage. (FB, L, D)

Day 16 - At Sea Your last full day is spent at sea, returning through the Inside Passage. (FB, L, D)

Day 12 - Tracy Arm – Juneau Squeezed between the Gastineau Channel and Coast Mountains, Juneau offers a variety of adventures. (FB, L, D)

Day 17 - Depart Vancouver Sail into Vancouver Harbour this morning. (FB) Your cruise comes to an end in Vancouver between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Day 13 - Skagway Klondike gold rushers set up shop as provisioners in Skagway, where the glory days still reverberate through the town. (FB, L, D)

0 Cruise Fees, Taxes and Tips: These compulsory charges are levied by the cruise line and are comprised of a NonCommissionable Fare, Hotel Service Charges (cruise tips), Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses. See Terms and Conditions for details.

Day 14 - Glacier Bay National Park Cruise to Glacier Bay National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (FB, L, D)

SAVE A$350 p.p.

Triple Room Discount Past Guests Benefits

VIP Offers & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$147 per person. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. Guaranteed Room Share not available when combining land and cruise. Single and triple cruise staterooms are on a request basis only. All savings and discounts listed are applicable to the land portion of this trip. For optional cruise extension savings and discounts please visit costsavertour.com Full payment for Land and Cruise is required 80 days prior to departure. WiFi: See page 54 for details. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56.

KEY:  FB Full Breakfast  BB Buffet Breakfast  CB Continental Breakfast  IC Iconic Breakfast  L Lunch  D Dinner

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12 DAYS 1 COUNTRY

A$182 PER DAY

Panoramic Canadian Rockies COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Vancouver Explore Gastown, Stanley Park and Prospect Point • Victoria Embark on an introductory sightseeing tour of the city • Victoria Iconic Breakfast at Butchart Gardens where light pours in through skylights and faces one of the world's greatest floral displays • Whistler Discover the largest skiable area in North America which helped co‑host the 2010 Winter Olympics

Skagway Glacier Bay National Park

• Jasper Enjoy an orientation tour of this charming town

• Banff View stunning mountains and waterfalls on your sightseeing tour • Kelowna Visit a winery and taste some of Canada's premier wines

2 JASPER

BRITISH COLUMBIA Ketchikan

• Icefields Parkway Discover Peyto Lake and the Columbia Icefield before riding a giant Ice Explorer across Athabasca Glacier • Lake Louise Admire the soaring mountain peaks, majestic Victoria Glacier and glistening lake

ALBERTA

Juneau Tracy Arm

Icefields Parkway

CRUISE

7

Banff National Park

Lake Louise

2 BANFF

ALASKA CRUISE 8 Day Optional Post Extension

VANCOUVER

1 SUN PEAKS

WHISTLER 2

Sea-to-Sky Highway

KELOWNA 1

VANCOUVER 1

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Chemainus FERRY

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A$2180

(per person twin share)

11 Nights accommodation 2 Breakfasts City orientation tours Start: Vancouver - End: Vancouver

Day 1 Arrive Vancouver Welcome to Vancouver. Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: Ramada Vancouver Downtown Day 2 Vancouver - Victoria (2 Nights) Start your day with a sightseeing tour of Vancouver, one of the world's most naturally beautiful cities. Explore historic Gastown, the city's oldest neighbourhood, designated a National Historical Site in 2009. At Stanley Park, view the famous collection of totem poles and enjoy lovely views from Prospect Point. Reach the coast and board the ferry for the crossing to Victoria. Enjoy picturesque views of the many islands dotting the Strait of Georgia before docking at Swartz Bay. A short drive takes you into charming Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. Your introductory sightseeing tour takes you along the waterfront district, past the Parliament Buildings and Government Street. Hotel: Comfort Inn and Suites Day 3 Victoria Sightseeing and Free Time This morning, head for Butchart Gardens and enjoy an Iconic Breakfast at the Blue Poppy Restaurant where light pours in through skylights and windows face the stunning gardens. Roam one of the world's greatest floral displays in the amazing 55 acres (22 hectares) of flowers and show gardens. The rest of the day is free to enjoy the many delights Victoria has to offer. Consider whale-watching^ as you

Day 4 Victoria – Whistler (2 Nights) Travel to Chemainus, a seaside community that is renowned for its Mural Project—a series of giant outdoor wall murals. Then, ride the ferry across the Georgia Strait back to the mainland in Horseshoe Bay. Travel along the Sea-to-Sky Highway offering stunning scenic ocean vistas of Howe Sound, soaring mountains, dramatic waterfalls and bustling communities. Stop at Shannon Falls Provincial Park to view the spectacular waterfalls, the third highest in British Columbia. Arrive in the quaint alpine village of Whistler, co-host to the 2010 Winter Olympics. (CB) Hotel: Pinnacle Hotel, Whistler Village Day 5 Whistler Free Time Spend a full day at leisure in Whistler, nestled between the breathtaking Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains. Explore the village at your own pace and relax at one of the many outdoor venues. Join one of the many optional excursions, including ziplining^, whitewater rafting^ or a thrilling ride aboard the Peak-to-Peak Gondola. Other activities include flightseeing over the lakes and glaciated peaks of Garibaldi Provincial Park. Day 6 Whistler – Sun Peaks Travel along scenic Duffy Lake Road where you can catch glimpses of Duffy and Seton Lakes via Lillooet, “Mile 0” of the Gold Rush

ALASKA CRUISE OPTIONAL EXTENSION REF: SPCRI/Z/B Day 12 - Vancouver – Inside Passage Cruise After boarding the ms Nieuw Amsterdam, set sail at 4:30 p.m., passing below Vancouver's spectacular Lion's Gate suspension bridge. (D) Day 13 - Cruise the Inside Passage With most of southeast Alaska accessible only by boat or plane, cruise the Inside Passage for a unique view. (FB, L, D) Day 14 - Cruise Tracy Arm and Juneau The dramatic Sawyer Glaciers are framed by mountains. Arrive in Juneau where you can shop downtown, kayak, dogsled, raft or flightsee. (FB, L, D) Day 15 - Cruise to Skagway, Alaska Step into the town's colourful past at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. (FB, L, D)

TRIP CODE: SPCR

cruise Victoria and the protected waters of Haro Strait and the Strait of Juan de Fuca with fantastic photo opportunities. (IC)

Day 17 - Ketchikan While ashore, check out the world's largest collection of standing totem poles or join an optional tour. (FB, L, D) Day 18 - Cruise the Inside Passage Today is a day of relaxation as you cruise back to Vancouver. (FB, L, D) Day 19 - Depart Vancouver Sail into Vancouver Harbour this morning. (FB) Your cruise comes to an end between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. 0 Cruise Fees, Taxes and Tips: These compulsory charges are levied by the cruise line and are comprised of a NonCommissionable Fare, Hotel Service Charges (cruise tips), Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses. See Terms and Conditions for details.

Day 16 - Cruise Glacier Bay, Alaska From the comfort of your ship, enjoy the pristine wilderness of Glacier Bay National Park. (FB, L, D)

BOOK Early DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO 11 NIGHTS LAND ONLY (REF: SPCR)

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Sat 11

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25 01 08 15

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SEPTEMBER Tue 03 Sat 21 Tue 10 Sat 28

7 Crossovers: These departures will operate as per the 2018 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.

YOUR SAVINGS AND DISCOUNTS Multiple Trip Discount Young Traveller Discount Triple Room Discount Past Guests Benefits

SAVE A$74 SAVE A$295 SAVE A$395 p.p. VIP Offers & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$185 per person. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. Airport arrival will be at approximately 1:30p.m., please be aware when booking your flights. Full payment for Land and Cruise is required 80 days prior to departure. Single and Triple Cruise Staterooms: On a request basis only. All savings and discounts listed are applicable to the land portion of this trip. For optional cruise extension savings and discounts please visit costsavertour.com Guaranteed Room Share not available when combining land and cruise.

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Day 7 Sun Peaks – Jasper (2 Nights) Drive through white-fenced ranch lands and follow the Yellowhead Highway, catching a glimpse of the snowcapped Columbia Mountains in the distance. Enjoy views of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies and arrive in Jasper, nestled inside Jasper National Park. A brief tour gives you an overview of this charming, laid back mountain resort. Hotel: Lobstick Lodge Day 8 Jasper National Park Free Time Enjoy a full day at leisure in the largest National Park of the Canadian Rockies. The beauty of the area will leave you breathless. Optional activities abound—from a gentle float trip^ on the scenic Athabasca River, to a glacier hike on Mount Edith Cavell or a scenic cruise on Maligne Lake to iconic Spirit Island. The choice is entirely yours and your Travel Director is on hand to help you plan your day. Day 9 Jasper – Icefields Parkway – Lake Louise – Banff (2 Nights) Proceed along the world-renowned Icefields Parkway amidst stunning vistas of deep green forests, snow covered mountains, hanging glaciers and towering peaks. Sightseeing stops along this beautiful highway include Athabasca Falls, the Columbia Icefield, Bow and Peyto Lakes (weather dependent) and Crowfoot Glacier. Keep your camera ready as you look for wandering wildlife. Stop at the Columbia Icefield for a ride on a specially designed Ice Explorer, winding your way along the surface of the massive Athabasca

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Glacier. Learn about the Columbia Icefield, the power of glaciers and the early explorers who discovered them. Stop at the “Jewel of the Canadian Rockies”—exquisite Lake Louise, offering quintessential Canadian Rockies scenery with its sparkling blue water lake, nestled at the base of the impressive Victoria Glacier. Continue along the scenic TransCanada Highway and arrive in Banff, inside Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hotel: Inns of Banff Day 10 Banff Sightseeing and Free Time Your morning sightseeing tour of Banff includes the sights of Bow Falls and Tunnel Mountain. Few towns in the world boast as beautiful a setting as Banff. The mighty Bow River courses right through town, while massive mountains rear up around the outskirts. The rest of the day is free for you to pursue your own interests. To see more of this beautiful area, perhaps take an optional gondola ride up Sulphur Mountain for stunning views of six mountain ranges and the village below or ride aboard a helicopter for one of the most epic adventures in the Canadian Rockies. Day 11 Banff – Kelowna Drive across the Continental Divide at Kicking Horse Pass and stop at the Spiral Tunnels, a feat of early engineering for one of the steepest railroad stretches in the world. Then, it's on through Yoho National Park and across Roger's Pass in Glacier National Park. Pass Mount Revelstoke National Park and wind your way down the mountains, entering what is known as Canada's “fruit basket”—the Okanagan Valley. Stop at a local winery for a tour and tasting before arriving at your hotel in Kelowna. Hotel: Ramada Kelowna

Day 12 Kelowna – Depart Vancouver Make your way across the Cascade Mountains and through the Scenic Fraser River Valley to arrive back in Vancouver where your Canadian adventure comes to an end. For guests continuing on Holland America Line's Alaska cruise, you will be dropped off at Canada Place to board the ms Nieuw Amsterdam. Note: For activities marked with an caret (^) in the day-by-day itinerary, participation is at your own risk and a signed liability waiver will be required.

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Route. Follow the once treacherous Cariboo Wagon Trail, before reaching Sun Peaks, one of British Columbia's premier ski resorts. Hotel: Hearthstone Lodge

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19 DAYS 1 COUNTRY

A$191

Canada from East to West

PER DAY

COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Toronto Sightseeing of Chinatown • Niagara Falls See the American and Canadian side of the falls aboard a cruise • Kingston Embark on a narrated cruise through the scenic Thousand Islands area of the St. Lawrence River • Quebec City Explore Old Quebec with a Local Specialist

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• Quebec City Iconic Breakfast at a Cabane a Sucre (Sugar Shack) where you'll learn how maple syrup is made • Montreal Embark on an orientation tour of the city led by a Local Specialist • Banff View stunning landscapes on a sightseeing tour • Jasper Enjoy an orientation tour of this charming town and free time in Jasper National Park • Victoria Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city • Victoria Iconic Breakfast at world-famous Butchart Gardens in the Blue Poppy Restaurant with light pouring in through skylights and garden views

Glacier Bay National Park BRITISH COLUMBIA

ALBERTA

JASPER 2 KAMLOOPS

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BRITISH COLUMBIA Ketchikan

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Athabasca Glacier Columbia Icefield

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• Vancouver Sightseeing includes Gastown, Chinatown, Stanley Park and Prospect Point

Image: Niagara Falls, Ontario

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Day 1 Arrive Toronto (2 Nights) Welcome to Toronto, Canada's largest city. Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: Chelsea Hotel Toronto Day 2 Niagara Falls Excursion This morning, travel to Niagara Falls, one of the largest falls in the world. See the Canadian and American sides as you cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls. Back in Toronto, experience the sights and history of this multicultural city. Day 3 Toronto – Kingston – Ottawa (2 Nights) Drive along Lake Ontario to Kingston, a city known for its grand 19th century limestone buildings. Embark on a river cruise through the Thousand Islands National Park area of the St. Lawrence River. Listen to your crew as they point out beautiful historic mansions on the Canadian and American sides and recount fascinating historical tales. Later, make your way to Ottawa, Canada's beautiful capital city. Hotel: Quality Inn and Suites Gatineau Day 4 Ottawa Sightseeing Start the day with a sightseeing tour of Ottawa. View the city's most famous landmarks, the rest of the day is free. Day 5 Ottawa – Quebec City (2 Nights) Entering the French-speaking province of Quebec, you'll notice the change in language and traditions. Arrive in Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dating back to 1608, the city has retained its fortified colonial core. Hotel: Hôtel Universel Québec Day 6 Quebec City Sightseeing and Free Time Join a Local Specialist on an exploration of Old Quebec, the historic heart of French Canada. View the famous turreted Chateau Frontenac, the imposing Citadelle and the historic Plains of Abraham. The afternoon and evening are free. Day 7 Quebec City – Montreal This morning, your Iconic Breakfast is served at Erabliere le Chemin du Roy, a Cabane a Sucre (Sugar Shack), where you'll learn how maple syrup is made and turned into various

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other maple products. Travel through the French Canadian countryside to Montreal, Canada's liveliest city. An orientation tour with a Local Specialist includes the sights of Old Montreal with its Old Port, Place Jacques Cartier, the shopping district and Notre Dame Cathedral. The evening is free. (IC) Hotel: Hotel Gouverneur Place Dupuis Day 8 Montreal – Toronto Today, travel from lively Montreal back to Toronto. Hotel: Chelsea Hotel Toronto Day 9 Toronto – Calgary (2 Nights) Transfer to Toronto Pearson International Airport for your flight to Calgary. On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel. Please note, the flight from Toronto to Calgary is not included in the tour price and requires separate purchase. It may be included as part of some international air tickets. Hotel: Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown Day 10 Calgary Free Time Enjoy a full day at leisure in Calgary. Stroll through downtown or take a ride up the Calgary Tower, one of the highest 360° observation decks in the world. Consider exploring Heritage Park Historical Village, where costumed interpreters entertain and educate guests about the social, economic and cultural affairs of Western Canada's early development. Day 11 Calgary – Banff (2 Nights) Take a short orientation tour of Calgary before starting the spectacular journey to Banff. Soon, the majestic peaks of the Rockies come into view. A sightseeing tour takes you along Tunnel Mountain Drive. View Cascade Mountain, Mt. Rundle, Bow Falls and other natural attractions like the surreal hoodoos— strange rock pillars twisted by millions of years of wind. Hotel: Inns of Banff Day 12 Banff Free Time Today, explore the area at your leisure. Take an exhilarating optional helicopter flightseeing tour or a ride up to the top of Sulphur Mountain on the Banff gondola for a more in-depth exploration of Banff National Park and the surrounding wilderness including world-famous Lake Louise and stunning Moraine Lake.

Day 13 Banff – Icefields Parkway – Jasper (2 Nights) Drive along the Icefields Parkway, offering one of the world's most spectacular mountain landscapes as you follow the backbone of the Canadian Rockies. Keep your camera ready as you look for wandering wildlife. Stop at Peyto Lake, marvelling at the beautiful azureblue glacial waters. See the Columbia Icefield, the largest in the Rockies, covering an area of over 200 square miles (322 kilometres) with depths of over 1,000 feet (304 metres). Ride aboard a giant Ice Explorer across the Athabasca Glacier for a closer inspection of this massive glacier. Other stops along this beautiful highway include Crowfoot Glacier, Bow Lake and Athabasca Falls. Arrive in charming Jasper for a brief orientation tour. Hotel: Lobstick Lodge Day 14 Jasper National Park Free Time Enjoy a full day at leisure in the largest National Park of the Canadian Rockies. The beauty of the area will leave you breathless. Optional activities abound—from a gentle float trip^ on the scenic Athabasca River to a wilderness hike to view the glacier on Mount Edith Cavell, or a scenic cruise on Maligne Lake to iconic Spirit Island. Your Travel Director is on hand to help you plan your day. Day 15 Jasper – Kamloops See more of Jasper National Park and enjoy views of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies. Along the way, see breathtaking waterfalls, crystal clear lakes, lush alpine meadows and sweeping forests before reaching Kamloops. Hotel: Comfort Inn & Suites Kamloops Day 16 Kamloops – Victoria (2 Nights) Pass through the charming town of Hope before boarding a ferry bound for Victoria. Enjoy picturesque views of the many islands dotting the Strait of Georgia before docking at Swartz Bay. Arrive in the charming city of Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. An introductory sightseeing tour of the city takes you along the waterfront district, past the Parliament Buildings and Government Street, through Beacon Hill Park and along the waterfront. Hotel: Comfort Inn and Suites Victoria

Image: Totem Pole, Victoria

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YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

A$3620

(per person twin share)

18 Nights accommodation 3 Breakfasts City orientation tours Start: Toronto - End: Vancouver

Day 18 Victoria - Vancouver Travel to Vancouver by ferry, one of the world's most naturally beautiful cities with its picturesque harbour. See historic Gastown, the city's oldest neighbourhood, designated a National Historical Site. See Chinatown and stop at Stanley Park with its famous collection of totem poles and lovely views from Prospect Point. (CB) Hotel: Ramada Inn Downtown

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Day 17 Victoria Free Time This morning, enjoy an Iconic Breakfast at world-famous Butchart Gardens in the Blue Poppy Restaurant where light pours in through skylights and large windows face the gardens. The rest of the day is free to enjoy the many delights Victoria has to offer. Perhaps take a whale-watching^ cruise along the protected waters of Haro Strait and the Strait of Juan de Fuca for the best views of the whales and fantastic photo opportunities. (IC)

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Day 22 - Skagway Aspiring Klondike gold rushers set up shop as provisioners here, the largest city in Alaska by the end of the 19th century. The glory days still reverberate through the town. (FB, L, D)

ecosystem of plants and animals living in an ever-changing glacial landscape. Glacier Bay has more actively calving tidewater glaciers than any place else in the world. (FB, L, D) Day 24 - Ketchikan Ketchikan clutches the shores of the Tongass Narrows, with many shops and houses built out over the water. The vibe is cheerful in the town that calls itself the "Salmon Capital of the World." (FB, L, D) Day 25 - At Sea Your last full day is spent at sea, returning through the Inside Passage. (FB, L, D) Day 26 - Depart Vancouver Sail back into Vancouver Harbour this morning. (FB) Your cruise comes to an end in Vancouver between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. 0 Cruise Fees, Taxes and Tips: These compulsory charges are levied by the cruise line and are comprised of a NonCommissionable Fare, Hotel Service Charges (cruise tips), Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses. See Terms and Conditions for details.

Day 23 - Glacier Bay National Park Glacier Bay National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that protects a unique

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SEPTEMBER 2018 7 Sat 22 Wed 10 MAY 2019 Sat 18 Wed 05 JUNE Sat 08 Wed 26 JULY Sat 13 Wed 31

AUGUST Sat 10 Wed 28 SEPTEMBER Sat 07 Wed 25 Sat 21 Wed 09

7 Crossovers: These departures will operate as per the 2018 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.

ALASKA CRUISE OPTIONAL EXTENSION REF: SCEWI/Z/B

Day 21 - Tracy Arm – Juneau Nestled between high granite walls, the narrow slice of ocean called Tracy Arm Fjord weaves through the Tongass National Forest. No roads lead to Juneau, which gives the Alaskan capital a misty inscrutability. Here, you can shop, kayak, dogsled or raft. (FB, L, D)

18 NIGHTS LAND ONLY (REF: SCEW) Start End Start End

Start End Start End MAY JULY Sat 18 Sat 13 Wed 12 Wed 07 JUNE AUGUST Sat 08 Wed 03 Sat 10 Wed 04

Note: For activities marked with an caret (^) in the day-by-day itinerary, participation is at your own risk and a signed liability waiver will be required.

Day 20 - At Sea Today is your first full day at sea and there's plenty of time to take in the amazing scenery of the Inside Passage. (FB, L, D)

DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO

25 NIGHTS LAND & CRUISE (REF: SCEWI/Z/B)

Day 19 Depart Vancouver Bid farewell to Canada and your newfound friends.

Day 19 - Vancouver – Inside Passage Cruise You will be dropped off at Canada Place to board the ms Volendam. Your ship sails at 4:30 p.m., passing below Vancouver's spectacular Lion's Gate suspension bridge. (D)

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up to

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$278 per person. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. WiFi: See page 54 for details. All savings and discounts listed are applicable to the land portion of this trip. For optional cruise extension savings and discounts please visit costsavertour.com Full payment for Land and Cruise is required 80 days prior to departure. Single and triple cruise staterooms are on request basis only. Guaranteed Room Share not available when combining land and cruise. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56

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8 DAYS 1 COUNTRY

A$183 PER DAY

Essence of Eastern Canada COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Toronto Sightseeing of Chinatown • Niagara Falls Witness the majestic American and Canadian sides of the falls aboard a cruise • Kingston Take a cruise through the scenic Thousand Islands region • Ottawa Enjoy a sightseeing tour of some of the city's most famous sights • Quebec City Iconic Breakfast at a traditional Cabane a Sucre (Sugar Shack) where you'll learn how maple syrup is harvested and turned into various other maple products • Quebec City Explore Old Quebec with a Local Specialist • Montreal Embark on an orientation tour of the city with a Local Specialist

Gulf of Saint Lawrence

QUEBEC Quebec City

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Charlottetown

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Bar Harbor

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Sydney

NOVA SCOTIA Halifax

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Image: Parliament Building, Ottawa, Ontario

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YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

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A$1460

(per person twin share)

7 Nights accommodation 1 Breakfast City orientation tours

Day 2 Niagara Falls Excursion This morning, travel to Niagara Falls, one of the largest falls in the world. See the Canadian and American sides as you cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls. Return to Toronto, the rest of the day is free. Day 3 Toronto - Kingston - Ottawa (2 Nights) Drive along Lake Ontario to Kingston where you'll board a cruise down the St. Lawrence River. Later, head to Ottawa. Hotel: Quality Inn and Suites Gatineau Day 4 Ottawa Sightseeing and Free Time Start the day with a sightseeing tour of Ottawa to view the city's most famous landmarks. The rest of the day is free. Day 5 Ottawa - Quebec City (2 Nights) Today, arrive in Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its narrow cobblestone streets and stone buildings, it exudes a strong European feel. Your evening is free. Hotel: Hôtel Universel Québec Day 6 Quebec City Sightseeing and Free Time Join a Local Specialist and explore Old Quebec, the historic heart of French Canada. View the famous turreted Chateau Frontenac, The Citadel, and the historic Plains of Abraham. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please.

a Sucre (Sugar Shack) where you'll learn how maple syrup is made and turned into other maple products. Set out for Montreal, designated by UNESCO as a "City of Design." Upon arrival, enjoy an orientation tour with a Local Specialist. This evening is free. (IC) Hotel: Hotel Gouverneur Place Dupuis Day 8 Depart Montreal or Toronto Today, your trip comes to an end in Montreal. Choose to depart from Montreal, or Toronto. Airport arrival is at approximately 4 p.m.

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$122 per person. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. WiFi: See page 54 for details. Single and triple cruise staterooms are on request basis only. Full payment for Land and Cruise is required 80 days prior to departure. Guaranteed Room Share not available when combining land and cruise. All savings and discounts listed are applicable to the land portion of this trip. For optional cruise extension savings and discounts please visit costsavertour.com For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56.

Day 7 Quebec City - Montreal This morning, an Iconic Breakfast is served at Erabliere le Chemin du Roy, a Cabane

MARITIMES CRUISE OPTIONAL EXTENSION REF: SEECI/Z/B Day 8 - Montreal – Maritimes Cruise You will be dropped off at Montreal's Quays of the Old World to board the ms Zaandam which sails at 4 p.m. (D)

Day 12 - Cruise to Sydney, Nova Scotia A hundred thousand Gaelic welcomes await you in Nova Scotia, Latin for "New Scotland." (FB,L,D)

Day 9 - Quebec City Sightseeing Take in some of the sights of Europeaninspired Quebec City. (FB,L,D)

Day 13 - Cruise to Halifax, Nova Scotia Halifax is located on one of the planet's great natural harbours and adorned with landmarks. (FB,L,D)

Day 10 - Saint Lawrence River Cruising View the spectacular Saint Lawrence River from the comfort of your ship. (FB,L,D) Day 11 - Cruise to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island Charlottetown's Victorian architecture, abundance of parks and harbourside location make it an idyllic stop for visitors. (FB,L,D)

TRIP CODE: SEEC

BOOK Early DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO 7 NIGHTS LAND ONLY (REF: SEEC) Start End SEPTEMBER 2018 7 Sat 08 Sat 15 7 Sat 22 Sat 29 APRIL 2019 Sat 27 Sat 04 MAY Sat 18 Sat 25 JUNE Sat 08 Sat 15

Start End JULY Sat 13 Sat 20 AUGUST Sat 03 Sat 10 Sat 10 Sat 17 Sat 17 Sat 24 SEPTEMBER Sat 07 Sat 14 Sat 14 Sat 21 Sat 21 Sat 28

14 NIGHTS LAND & CRUISE (REF: SEECI/Z/B) Start End APRIL Sat 27 JUNE Sat 08

Sat 11 Sat 22

Start End AUGUST Sat 03 Sat 17 Sat 17 Sat 31 SEPTEMBER Sat 14 Sat 28

7 Crossovers: These departures will operate as per the 2018 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking. 0 Cruise Fees, Taxes and Tips: These compulsory charges are levied by the cruise line and are comprised of a NonCommissionable Fare, Hotel Service Charges (cruise tips), Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses. See Terms and Conditions for details.

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VIP Offers & SAVINGS

Day 14 - Cruise to Bar Harbor, Maine Today, walk the streets of Bar Harbor, relax on the Village Green or hike Cadillac Mountain. (FB,L,D) Day 15 - Depart Boston Sail into Boston this morning. (FB) Your cruise comes to an end in Boston, between the times of 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

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Day 1 Arrive Toronto (2 Nights) Welcome to Toronto, Canada's largest city. Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: Chelsea Hotel Toronto

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15 DAYS 2 COUNTRIES

A$187 PER DAY

Landscapes of Eastern Canada and USA COSTSAVER PANORAMA

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • New York Enjoy a guided tour with a Local Specialist • Washington, D.C. Visit some of the city's most famous landmarks • Lancaster Learn about the Amish culture and way of life with a Local Specialist • Niagara Falls View the Canadian and American falls aboard a cruise • Toronto Sightseeing includes the CN Tower and Chinatown

ONTARIO

• Quebec City Iconic Breakfast at a traditional Cabane a Sucre (Sugar Shack) learn how maple syrup is made

1 MONTREAL

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• Kingston Board a scenic cruise through the Thousand Islands National Park region • Ottawa View some of the city's well-known landmarks like Parliament Hill and Rideau Hall

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Kingston

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• Quebec City Explore Old Quebec and other famous sites of the city with a Local Specialist

BOSTON 2 MASSACHUSETTS

• Montreal Embark on an orientation tour of the city with a Local Specialist

NEW YORK CITY 1

PENNSYLVANIA

• Boston Sightseeing includes the Freedom Trail, Old North Church, Paul Revere's House, Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market and historic Boston Harbor

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YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

A$2810

(per person twin share)

14 Nights accommodation 6 Breakfasts City orientation tours Start: New York - End: Boston

Day 2 New York City - Philadelphia Enjoy a guided tour of New York City with a Local Specialist. Venture south to Philadelphia and visit Independence National Historical Park. Visit the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were both signed. The rest of the day is free. Hotel: Holiday Inn Philadelphia-Cherry Hill Day 3 Philadelphia - Washington, D.C. (2 Nights) Drive to Washington, D.C., the nation's capital, where you will see many of the city's landmarks including the The White House, The Smithsonian Museums, The Lincoln Memorial and more. The rest of the day is yours to do as you please. Hotel: Courtyard Alexandria Old Town/Southwest Day 4 Washington, D.C. Free Time Enjoy a full day at leisure to continue exploring the capital city. Whether you want to delve into American history or visit the Smithsonian, your Travel Director will be happy to help you plan your day. (CB) Day 5 Washington, D.C. - Lancaster Enter Pennsylvania Dutch farm country, one of the largest settlements of Amish people in the world. Join a Local Specialist and learn about their way of life. This evening, perhaps join an optional Amish family-style dinner. (CB) Hotel: Wingate by Wyndham Lancaster/PA Dutch Country Day 6 Lancaster - Niagara Falls (2 Nights) Head northwest, crossing western New York State along the Susquehanna River and through the Appalachian Mountains. Cross the border into Canada before arriving in Niagara Falls late afternoon. (CB) Hotel: Best Western Plus Cairn Croft Day 7 Niagara Falls Sightseeing and Free Time Niagara Falls is perhaps one of the greatest natural wonders. See the Canadian and American cascades as you cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls. The afternoon is free to relax or explore further. Perhaps partake in an optional excursion to Niagara-on-the-Lake. Day 8 Niagara Falls - Toronto Travel north this morning through the rich farmlands of the Niagara Peninsula before arriving in Toronto. The rest of the day and evening are yours to explore. Hotel: Chelsea Hotel Toronto Day 9 Toronto - Kingston - Ottawa Stop in the picturesque city of Kingston and board a scenic cruise for an introduction to the beauty of Thousand Islands National Park, treasured by the locals for its serene atmosphere. Head to Ottawa where you will enjoy an orientation tour of the city's most famous landmarks. The rest of the day is free. Hotel: Quality Inn & Suites Gatineau

Day 10 Ottawa – Quebec City (2 Nights) As you enter the French-speaking province of Quebec, you'll notice the change in language and traditions. Arrive in Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With its narrow cobblestone streets and stone buildings, it exudes a strong European feel. Hotel: Hôtel Universel Québec Day 11 Quebec Sightseeing and Free Time Join a Local Specialist on an exploration of Old Quebec, the historic heart of French Canada. Learn about the city's history and culture while strolling past its many attractions and driving along the famous Plains of Abraham Park. The afternoon and evening are yours to do as you please. Day 12 Quebec City – Montreal This morning, a traditional Iconic Breakfast is served at Erabliere le Chemin du Roy. Enjoy breakfast at this Cabane a Sucre (Sugar Shack) while learning how maple syrup is made and used for various maple products. Travel through the French Canadian countryside to Montreal, one of Canada's liveliest cities. On arrival, embark on an orientation tour of the city with a Local Specialist. This evening is free. (IC) Hotel: Sandman Montreal Longueuil Day 13 Montreal – Boston (2 Nights) Cross the border back into the United States with a journey into Vermont's scenic White Mountains with quaint wooden chapels and groves of maples—a spectacular sight in autumn. Travel through New Hampshire and view the State Capitol in Concord before arriving in Boston, Massachusetts. Hotel: Holiday Inn Express, Saugus Day 14 Boston Sightseeing and Free Time Your morning sightseeing tour introduces you to the famous Freedom Trail, a historic path winding its way through the city as it traces 350 years of history. See The Old North Church, Paul Revere's House, bustling Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market and the Boston Harbor, site of the Tea Party and home to Old Ironsides. The afternoon is free to explore on your own. (CB) Day 15 Depart Boston Bid farewell to your Travel Director and travel companions as your trip comes to an end. If you're not ready for your trip to come to an end, choose to extend your stay at the Holiday Inn Express in Boston or at the Excelsior Hotel New York. (CB)

DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO Start End SEPTEMBER 2018 7 Fri 07 Fri 21 7 Fri 14 Fri 28 7 Fri 21 Fri 05 7 Fri 28 Fri 12 OCTOBER 7 Fri 05 Fri 19 APRIL 2019 Fri 19 Fri 03 MAY Fri 10 Fri 24 Fri 17 Fri 31

Start End JUNE Fri 07 Fri 21 JULY Fri 05 Fri 19 AUGUST Fri 09 Fri 23 SEPTEMBER Fri 06 Fri 20 Fri 20 Fri 04

7 Crossovers: These departures will operate as per the 2018 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.  Fall Foliage: Enjoy spectacular fall foliage colours on the September through October departures (Mother Nature permitting).

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SAVE A$320

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$226 per person.

TAILOR YOUR TRIP

Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver.

Check online for a range of crafted optional experiences to customise your trip: costsavertour.com/ tours/landscapes-of-eastern-canadaand-usa

For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56.

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Day 1 Arrive New York City Welcome to New York City. Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: The Excelsior

WiFi: See page 54 for details.

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12 DAYS 1 COUNTRY

A$211

Best of the West COSTSAVER REGIONAL

PER DAY

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Los Angeles See the very best Hollywood has to offer • San Diego Explore the Gaslamp Quarter, Balboa Park and Old Town • Grand Canyon Visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site and Natural Wonder of the World with a Local Specialist • Las Vegas Explore this entertainmentfilled city with its grand hotels and shops • Yosemite National Park Take in breathtaking views of the valley floor • San Francisco Get familiar with Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square and Chinatown • San Francisco Iconic Breakfast at renowned Boudin Bakery, a San Francisco institution since 1849

SAN FRANCISCO

2

Yosemite National Park

1

MODESTO

NEVADA

VISALIA 1

LAS VEGAS

CALIFORNIA

Grand Canyon

2

Seligman Kingman

Historic Route 66 Hollywood

1 FLAGSTAFF

2 LOS ANGELES

Santa Monica

1 SCOTTSDALE

SAN DIEGO

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ARIZONA

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A$2320

(per person twin share)

11 Nights accommodation 3 Breakfasts City orientation tours Start: Los Angeles - End: San Francisco

Day 2 Los Angeles Sightseeing This morning, set out to see the best Los Angeles has to offer—from wealthy Beverly Hills mansions to eclectic Hollywood. Stop at the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the legendary TCL Chinese Theatre with its celebrity handprints, footprints and autographs. Drive along the Sunset Strip and visit Santa Monica. Day 3 Los Angeles - San Diego Head south along the coast to charming San Diego, a Spanish-influenced city. On arrival, enjoy a sightseeing tour and discover the Gaslamp Quarter, Balboa Park and Historic Old Town San Diego. It was here in 1769 that Father Junipero Serra established the first of 21 missions that became the cornerstones of California. Hotel: Days Inn San Diego Hotel Circle Day 4 San Diego - Scottsdale Leaving the coast behind you, climb 4,000 feet (1,219 metres), passing through the Cleveland National Forest and hugging the United States-Mexico border. Cross the Arizona state line and Colorado River before heading to the Valley of the Sun and Scottsdale. Hotel: The Saguaro Scottsdale Day 5 Scottsdale - Grand Canyon - Flagstaff Continue through the Sonoran Desert. Head for the Grand Canyon with its awe-inspiring views and meet with a Local Specialist who walks you through the geological life of the canyon. Examine the multicoloured rocks from different eras of the canyon's formation, a UNESCO Site and Natural Wonder of the World. Later this afternoon, arrive in Flagstaff, a famous outpost on Historic Route 66. Hotel: Ramada Flagstaff East Day 6 Flagstaff - Historic Route 66 - Las Vegas (2 Nights) Call in at Seligman and Kingman, two other iconic outposts along the celebrated “Mother Road.” Get ready to be amazed as you arrive in larger-than-life Las Vegas—an entertainment oasis in the middle of the desert. (CB) Hotel: The Orleans Hotel & Casino

Day 9 Visalia – Yosemite National Park – Modesto Nothing can quite prepare you for the incredible scenery of Yosemite National Park. Be surrounded by breathtaking panoramas of lush forests and verdant meadows framed by El Capitan and iconic Half Dome. Overnight in Modesto, the heart of one of the greatest agricultural areas in the nation. Hotel: Baymont Inn and Suites Day 10 Modesto – San Francisco (2 Nights) Travel back toward the California coast, across the Bay Bridge and into San Francisco, the famous "City by the Bay." Your city tour includes the bustling Fisherman's Wharf, Chinatown, the Palace of Fine Arts, the Presidio and North Beach. This evening, consider joining an optional Chinatown walking tour, complete with a Chinese dinner. (CB) Hotel: Holiday Inn Golden Gateway Day 11 San Francisco Free Time In the morning, enjoy an Iconic Breakfast at Boudin Bakery, a San Francisco institution since 1849. The rest of the day is free. There are many options to choose from: an excursion to the Napa/Sonoma wine country area, a visit to Muir Woods, a cruise past Alcatraz Island and under the Golden Gate Bridge, a guided walk along this famous bridge and much more. Your Travel Director will be happy to assist you in planning your day. (IC) Day 12 Depart San Francisco This morning, bid farewell to the Golden West, your Travel Director and your fellow travellers or extend your stay at the Holiday Inn.

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Day 7 Las Vegas Free Time Enjoy a free day in Las Vegas to pursue your own interests. Explore this city with its grand hotels and shops and consider trying one of the many optional activities available.

TRIP CODE: SBOW

DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO Start End Start End SEPTEMBER 2018 7 Thu 06 Mon OCTOBER 7 Thu 11 Mon MAY 2019 Thu 16 Mon JUNE Thu 06 Mon

17 22 27 17

JULY Thu 04 Mon AUGUST Thu 08 Mon SEPTEMBER Thu 12 Mon OCTOBER Thu 10 Mon

15 19 23 21

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Day 1 Arrive Los Angeles (2 Nights) Welcome to Los Angeles, the city of glitz, glamour and stars. Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: Red Lion Anaheim

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SAVE A$263

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$179 per person. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. WiFi: See page 54 for details. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56.

Day 8 Las Vegas - Visalia Leave Las Vegas, driving through the stark Mojave Desert. Marvel at the magnificent mountains of the Sierra Nevada before continuing through the vast fertile plains of the San Joaquin Valley, the "Breadbasket of California." Arrive in Visalia for your overnight stay. Hotel: Wyndham Visalia KEY:  FB Full Breakfast  BB Buffet Breakfast  CB Continental Breakfast  IC Iconic Breakfast  L Lunch  D Dinner

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14 DAYS 1 COUNTRY

A$184 PER DAY

California and the Golden West COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Los Angeles Feel like a movie star as you stroll down the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Santa Monica • San Diego Visit the Gaslamp Quarter, Balboa Park and Historic Old Town • Grand Canyon Witness the grandeur of the Grand Canyon, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with your Local Specialist • Las Vegas Explore this entertainmentfilled city with its grand hotels and shops • Yosemite National Park Take in the breathtaking views of the valley floor • San Francisco Get familiar with Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square and Chinatown

SAN FRANCISCO

2

Yosemite National Park

1

NEVADA

MODESTO Monterey

• San Francisco Iconic Breakfast at the famous Boudin Bakery, a local institution since 1849

1

Carmel

CALIFORNIA

• Carmel Visit Carmel-by-the-Sea and stroll down Ocean Avenue • Monterey Learn about Steinbeck's infamous Cannery Row • Santa Barbara Unwind in this Mediterranean style resort town along the coast and discover the downtown area

VISALIA

LAS VEGAS

Grand Canyon

2

Seligman

1 PISMO BEACH

Kingman

1

Historic Route 66

1

FLAGSTAFF

Hollywood

2

SANTA BARBARA

LOS ANGELES

Santa Monica

1 SCOTTSDALE

SAN DIEGO

1

ARIZONA

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YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

A$2570

(per person twin share)

13 Nights accommodation 3 Breakfasts City orientation tours Start: Los Angeles - End: Los Angeles of lush forests and verdant meadows framed by El Capitan and iconic Half Dome. Overnight in Modesto, the heart of one of the greatest agricultural areas in the nation. Hotel: Baymont Inn and Suites

Day 2 Los Angeles Sightseeing and Free Time This morning, see the best Los Angeles has to offer. Stop at the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the legendary TCL Chinese Theatre. Drive along the Sunset Strip and stop in Santa Monica. The afternoon and evening are free.

Day 10 Modesto – San Francisco (2 Nights) Travel back toward the California coast, across the Bay Bridge and into San Francisco. Enjoy a city tour that includes some of the most famous sites in this fascinating city. (CB) Hotel: Holiday Inn Golden Gateway

Day 3 Los Angeles - San Diego Head along the coast to charming San Diego, set around a sweeping bay. Enjoy a sightseeing tour and discover the beautifully restored Gaslamp Quarter, Balboa Park and Historic Old Town San Diego. It was here in 1769 that Father Junipero Serra came to establish the first of 21 missions that became the cornerstones of California. Hotel: Days Inn Day 4 San Diego - Scottsdale Leaving the coast behind you, cross the Arizona state line and Colorado River before heading to the Valley of the Sun and fashionable Scottsdale. Hotel: The Saguaro Scottsdale Day 5 Scottsdale - Grand Canyon - Flagstaff Head for the Grand Canyon and meet with a Local Specialist who walks you through the geological life of the canyon. Examine the multicolored rocks from different eras of the canyon's formation. This UNESCO Site and Natural Wonder of the World was formed by pinnacles of rock interspersed by jutting promontories. Later this afternoon, arrive in Flagstaff, a famous outpost on historic Route 66. Hotel: Ramada Flagstaff East Day 6 Flagstaff - Historic Route 66 - Las Vegas (2 Nights) Call in at Seligman and Kingman, two iconic outposts along the celebrated "Mother Road." Arrive in larger-than-life Las Vegas—a man-made neon oasis right in the middle of the desert. (CB) Hotel: The Orleans Hotel & Casino Day 7 Las Vegas Free Time Enjoy a free day in Las Vegas to pursue your own interests. Explore this city with its grand hotels and shops. Consider trying one of the many optional activities available. Day 8 Las Vegas - Visalia Drive through the stark Mojave Desert before climbing up to the Great Basin Desert through the magnificent mountains of the Sierra Nevada. Continue through the vast plains of the San Joaquin Valley and arrive in Visalia. Hotel: Wyndham Visalia

Day 11 San Francisco Free Time In the morning, enjoy an Iconic Breakfast at Boudin Bakery, a San Francisco institution since 1849. The rest of the day is free; your Travel Director will be happy to assist you in planning your day. (IC) Day 12 San Francisco – Carmel – Monterey – Pismo Beach Today, head for Monterey, California's first capital. Stop in charming Carmel-by-theSea and enjoy a stroll down Ocean Avenue. Drive along renowned 17 Mile Drive. Enjoy some of the most beautiful coastal scenery anywhere and watch for sea lions, sea otters and other marine life along the way. Take in the views of Pacific Grove and soak in a bit of California history at Monterey's Cannery Row before arriving at your hotel in Pismo Beach. Hotel: Oxford Suites Pismo Beach Day 13 Pismo Beach – Santa Barbara Travel through the scenic wine country of the Central Coast before arriving at the popular Mediterranean style resort town of Santa Barbara. This old mission town is famous for its Spanish look of red tiled roofs and bougainvillea-covered walls. Stroll down the main street before settling in at your hotel. Hotel: Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn Day 14 Santa Barbara – Depart Los Angeles Continue down the coast and back to Los Angeles. Soak in the sun and sea air with a stop in Venice Beach before your trip comes to an end at Los Angeles International Airport.

TAILOR YOUR TRIP Check online for a range of crafted optional experiences to customise your trip: costsavertour.com/ tours/california-and-the-goldenwest

TRIP CODE: SCAL

DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO Start End Start End SEPTEMBER 2018 7 Thu 06 Wed OCTOBER 7 Thu 11 Wed MAY 2019 Thu 16 Wed JUNE Thu 06 Wed

19 24 29 19

JULY Thu 04 Wed AUGUST Thu 08 Wed SEPTEMBER Thu 12 Wed OCTOBER Thu 10 Wed

17 21 25 23

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Day 1 Arrive Los Angeles (2 Nights) Welcome to Los Angeles, the city of glitz and glamour. Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: Red Lion Anaheim

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SAVE A$293

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$217 per person. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. WiFi: See page 54 for details. Airport arrival will be at approximately 2 p.m., please be aware when booking your flights. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56.

Day 9 Visalia – Yosemite National Park – Modesto Nothing can quite prepare you for the incredible scenery of Yosemite National Park. Be surrounded by breathtaking panoramas KEY:  FB Full Breakfast  BB Buffet Breakfast  CB Continental Breakfast  IC Iconic Breakfast  L Lunch  D Dinner

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A$197 PER DAY

Canyon Country Showcase COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Las Vegas Iconic Breakfast at a legendary Vegas buffet • Grand Canyon Experience this stunning UNESCO Site • Lake Powell See America's second largest man-made reservoir • Horseshoe Bend Visit one of the most photographed areas on the Colorado River • Monument Valley Explore the treasures of the Navajo people • Mesa Verde National Park See Native American cliff dwellings at this UNESCO World Heritage Site • Arches National Park View the iconic Delicate Arch • Canyonlands National Park Drive along the vast area carved out by the Colorado River

NEVADA

• Dead Horse Point State Park Marvel at the stunning Colorado River

TORREY 1 BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK

• Capitol Reef National Park Discover this gem in the heart of red rock country • Escalante National Monument Stop at this large wilderness park with canyons, rivers, arches and fossils

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COLORADO Silverton

1 PAGE

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Horseshoe Bend

KAYENTA

LAS VEGAS

ARIZONA 2

WILLIAMS

• Zion National Park Revel in one of the most scenic canyons Image: Bryce Canyon, Utah

2 MOAB                

Capitol Reef Canyonlands National Park National Park

Grand Canyon National Park

• Bryce Canyon National Park Stare in awe at the multicoloured hoodoos

30

Dead Horse Point State Park

Grand Staircase Escalante National Mesa Verde Monument Monument National Park 1 DURANGO Valley Lake Powell Four Corners Monument

2

Zion National Park        

• Goblin Valley State Park See hoodoos and their unique, mushroom-shaped rock pinnacles

Arches National Park

Goblin Valley State Park

UTAH

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A$2360

(per person twin share)

11 Nights accommodation 7 Breakfasts City orientation tours Start: Las Vegas - End: Las Vegas

Day 2 Las Vegas - Williams (2 Nights) Start the day at one of Las Vegas' legendary buffets for an Iconic Breakfast. Le Village Paris Las Vegas is highlighted by live-action stations and food cooked to order alongside multiple buffet stations. Leaving Las Vegas, head east and travel along parts of Old Route 66, calling in at Kingman and Seligman, two iconic “Mother Road” outposts. Arrive in Williams, gateway to the Grand Canyon. (IC) Hotel: La Quinta Inn and Suites Day 3 Grand Canyon Excursion Experience one of the great Natural Wonders of the World at Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO site. Drive to Grand Canyon Village, a national historic district. (CB) Day 4 Williams - Lake Powell - Page Stop at Wupatki National Monument, containing many well-preserved pueblo ruins, including the 100-room Wupatki Pueblo. Continue through the Painted Desert which derives its name from the multitude of colours. Arrive in Page, home to stunning Lake Powell, America's second-largest manmade reservoir. The rest of the evening is yours. (CB) Hotel: Quality Inn Lake Powell Day 5 Page - Horseshoe Bend - Monument Valley - Kayenta Stop at Horseshoe Bend before exploring the treasures of Monument Valley, an area sacred to the Navajo people. Step aboard an all-terrain vehicle with a Navajo guide and explore this “Land of Long Shadow.” Marvel at the immense monolithic rock formations jutting hundreds of feet from the valley floor and listen to fascinating geological and historical stories. (CB) Hotel: Kayenta Monument Valley Inn Day 6 Kayenta - Four Corners - Mesa Verde National Park - Durango Continue to Four Corners Monument, where the four states of Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico converge. Then, head for Mesa Verde National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the best preserved and largest number of Native American ruins and cliff dwellings in the Southwest. Continue on to Durango, once a busy Wild West town during the silver and gold mining boom. Hotel: Durango Downtown Inn

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Day 8 Arches National Park and Free Time Head for one of the most amazing places you will ever see—Arches National Park. With over 2,000 preserved arches, it boasts the greatest concentration of stone arches in the world. Stop to take in the view of the iconic Delicate Arch; choose to participate in an optional excursion^, hiking up to the Delicate Arch for an up-close and personal view. Along this trail, take in views of Wolfe Ranch Cabin, and a wall of Ute Indian petroglyphs. (CB) Day 9 Moab – Canyonlands National Park – Dead Horse Point State Park – Goblin Valley State Park – Torrey Enjoy a scenic drive through Canyonlands National Park, a wilderness of countless canyons and fantastically formed buttes. Stop at “The Island in the Sky,” a mesa resting on sheer sandstone cliffs. Next is Dead Horse Point State Park, known for its dramatic views of the Colorado River and Canyonlands National Park. After, relax as you are pulled toward the strange and colourful Goblin Valley State Park. (CB) Hotel: Broken Spur Inn Day 10 Torrey – Capitol Reef National Park – Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument – Bryce Canyon National Park (2 Nights) This morning, head to Capitol Reef National Park, a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes and bridges. Next, drive through the Dixie National Forest along Scenic Byway 12, one of the most beautiful drives. Stop at Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, a large wilderness park. (CB) Hotel: Best Western Plus Ruby’s Inn Day 11 Bryce Canyon National Park and Free Time Nothing can prepare you for this vast and spectacular amphitheatre crowded with multicoloured “hoodoos.” Stop at the best viewpoints in the park and enjoy plenty of time for short hikes and fantastic photo opportunities. Day 12 Bryce Canyon – Zion National Park – Depart Las Vegas Head for the massive rock formations of Zion National Park. Here, explore the bottom of the main canyon, sheer colourful sandstone walls that rise thousands of feet above. Drive down the spectacular Virgin River Gorge to Las Vegas where your trip ends at McCarran International Airport. A stop will also be made at The Orleans Hotel & Casino for guests extending their stay in Las Vegas.

Day 7 Durango - Silverton - Moab (2 Nights) Drive through the San Juan Mountains to Silverton on perhaps one of the most breathtaking journeys. From Silverton, travel to Ouray and down the mountains to arrive in Moab, a town surrounded by an out-of-this-world red rock landscape. Hotel: Moab Valley Inn

KEY:  FB Full Breakfast  BB Buffet Breakfast  CB Continental Breakfast  IC Iconic Breakfast  L Lunch  D Dinner

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TRIP CODE: SCCS

DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO Start End Start End SEPTEMBER 2018 7 Thu 06 Mon 17 7 Thu 13 Mon 24 7 Thu 20 Mon 01 OCTOBER 7 Thu 11 Mon 22 APRIL 2019 Thu 04 Mon 15 MAY Thu 02 Mon 13

JUNE Thu 13 Mon JULY Thu 11 Mon AUGUST Thu 15 Mon SEPTEMBER Thu 19 Mon

24 22 26 30

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Day 1 Arrive Las Vegas Welcome to Las Vegas. Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: The Orleans Hotel & Casino

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SAVE A$275

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SAVE A$375 p.p. VIP Offers & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$185 per person. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. WiFi: See page 54 for details. Airport arrival will be at approximately 6 p.m., please be aware when booking your flights. Room Share: Guaranteed Room Share is available on this trip. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56.

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13 DAYS 1 COUNTRY

A$192 PER DAY

Spectacular Canyons and National Parks COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Grand Canyon Experience this amazing UNESCO Site • Flagstaff Iconic Breakfast at Charly's Pub & Grill which welcomed presidents and gunslingers to the Wild West • Monument Valley Explore the treasures of this area sacred to the Navajo people

320 GUEST RANCH

• Bryce Canyon National Park Marvel at the multi-coloured hoodoos

1 CODY

Yellowstone National Park

2 JACKSON

• Little Bighorn Battlefield See the site of the Battle of the Little Bighorn • Crazy Horse Memorial Witness the towering memorial for all Native American tribes • Mount Rushmore Gaze at the faces of four U.S. presidents

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Crazy Horse

RAPID CITY KEYSTONE

2

WYOMING 1 SALT LAKE CITY DENVER

NEVADA UTAH BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK Zion National Park

LAS VEGAS

1

1

COLORADO PAGE

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Monument Valley

Grand Canyon National Park

FLAGSTAFF 1

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Mount Rushmore

IDAHO

• Jackson Walk among the giant elk antler arches

• Yellowstone National Park Visit the first National Park in the country

SOUTH DAKOTA

1 SHERIDAN

Grand Teton National Park

• Salt Lake City Discover historic Temple Square • Grand Teton National Park Explore this popular destination for hiking, camping and fishing

Little Bighorn Battlefield

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• Lake Powell See the second largest man-made lake in the U.S. • Zion National Park See gorgeous canyon country

MONTANA

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A$2500

(per person twin share)

12 Nights accommodation 7 Breakfasts City orientation tours Start: Las Vegas - End: Denver

Day 2 Las Vegas - Grand Canyon National Park - Flagstaff This morning, travel along parts of Old Route 66. Arrive at the Grand Canyon, a UNESCO site. Drive to Grand Canyon Village where you can enjoy the small town feel, complete with restaurants and shops. Pass through Williams, a charming town nestled at the base of Bill Williams Mountain before arriving in Flagstaff. Hotel: Ramada Flagstaff East Day 3 Flagstaff - Monument Valley - Page This morning, sample the flavour of Flagstaff's pioneer beginnings at an Iconic Breakfast. After, explore Monument Valley on an all-terrain vehicle with your private Navajo guide. Marvel at the immense monolithic rock formations jutting hundreds of feet from the valley floor. Walk in the footsteps of John Wayne and other historic Southwest figures. Arrive in Page, home to stunning Lake Powell, where the evening is yours to relax. (IC) Hotel: Quality Inn Lake Powell Day 4 Page - Zion National Park - Bryce Canyon Head toward Zion National Park. Explore the bottom of the main canyon where sheer colourful sandstone walls rise thousands of feet above the canyon floor. Continue onto Bryce Canyon National Park, where mesmerising, red sandstone awaits. (CB) Hotel: Best Western Plus Ruby’s Inn Day 5 Bryce Canyon National Park - Salt Lake City Explore Bryce Canyon National Park with pinnacles and oddly sculpted formations called hoodoos, created by wind and water erosions. Head north to Salt Lake City where you'll stop at historic Temple Square, home to the six-spired Temple and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The evening is at leisure. Hotel: Comfort Inn Downtown Salt Lake City

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Day 6 Salt Lake City - Jackson (2 Nights) Today, head for rugged Wyoming and travel alongside beautiful mountain ranges before arriving in Jackson. On arrival, stop at Town Square, famous for its iconic antler arches guarding the corners of George Washington Memorial Park. Wander around the square, lined with restaurants, bars and shops selling genuine cowboy gear. (CB) Hotel: 49er Inn and Suites Day 7 Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Free Time Later this morning, head north for magnificent Grand Teton National Park with stops at the Moran Lookout and along the scenic Jenny Lake Loop. In Jackson, you have free time to relax. This evening, perhaps partake in an optional cowboy cookout. (CB)

Day 8 Jackson – Yellowstone National Park – 320 Guest Ranch Enjoy the Teton Range as you follow the Snake River to Yellowstone National Park. The world's greatest concentration of geysers and mountain wilderness, this park is home to grizzly bears, wolves, bison and elk. See Fountain Paint Pots, Lower, Middle and Upper Geyser Basins and, of course, Old Faithful. (CB) Hotel: 320 Guest Ranch Day 9 320 Guest Ranch – Yellowstone National Park – Cody Explore more with a visit to Mammoth Hot Springs, located on a hill of travertine. See the dramatic Grand Canyon of Yellowstone with its turbulent river and twisted pink and yellow rock cliffs. (CB) Hotel: Buffalo Bill Village Day 10 Cody – Little Bighorn Battlefield – Sheridan Travel through Montana's stunning Big Sky Country. Stop at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, memorialising the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry. Continue on to Sheridan, situated in the Bighorn Mountains. Hotel: Best Western Sheridan Day 11 Sheridan – Crazy Horse – Keystone (2 Nights) Head through high country to the beautiful Black Hills. Visit the Crazy Horse Memorial that honours the culture, traditions and living heritage of all North American Indians. (CB) Hotel: Ramada Keystone Day 12 Mount Rushmore and Keystone Free Time Visit magnificent Mount Rushmore, the largest statue-monument in the world. The faces of four American presidents are carved into the granite mountainside. The afternoon is free in Keystone. Day 13 Keystone – Depart Rapid City or Denver Depart independently to the Rapid City Airport at anytime or take a complimentary transfer to Denver International Airport. For guests extending their stay, optional overnight accommodation will be available at Best Western Plus Denver Airport.

DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO Start End Start End SEPTEMBER 2018 7 Tue 04 Sun 16 7 Sun 16 Fri 28 7 Tue 18 Sun 30 7 Tue 25 Sun 07 MAY 2019 Tue 07 Sun 19 JUNE Tue 11 Sun 23 Tue 18 Sun 30

JULY Tue 09 Sun 21 AUGUST Tue 13 Sun 25 SEPTEMBER Tue 03 Sun 15 Tue 10 Sun 22

7 Crossovers: These departures will operate as per the 2018 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.

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YOUR SAVINGS AND DISCOUNTS SAVE A$75

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SAVE A$300

Young Traveller Discount Triple Room Discount

SAVE up to A$425 p.p.

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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$201 per person. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. WiFi: See page 54 for details.

TAILOR YOUR TRIP Check online for a range of crafted optional experiences to customise your trip: costsavertour.com/ tours/spectacular-canyons-andnational-parks

KEY:  FB Full Breakfast  BB Buffet Breakfast  CB Continental Breakfast  IC Iconic Breakfast  L Lunch  D Dinner

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TRIP CODE: SCNP

AD RE Y

Day 1 Arrive Las Vegas Welcome to Las Vegas. Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: The Orleans Hotel & Casino

Denver Airport arrival will be at approximately 5 p.m., please be aware when booking your flights. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56.

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8 DAYS 2 COUNTRIES

A$231 PER DAY

The Big Apple, Niagara and Washington, D.C. COSTSAVER PANORAMA

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Washington, D.C. Snap photos of some of the most iconic buildings, monuments and memorials in D.C., including the Lincoln, World War II Memorials, the White House and the U.S. Capitol building • Lancaster Learn about a simpler way of life from the Amish people with a Local Specialist • Niagara Falls Cruise to the base of the breathtakingly beautiful and powerful Horseshoe Falls

ONTARIO

• New York City Sightseeing with a Local Specialist to see Broadway, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, Wall Street and the 9/11 Memorial

2 NIAGARA FALLS

• New York City Iconic Breakfast at Brooklyn Diner, a classic New York diner, for a real Americana experience

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7 Nights accommodation 4 Breakfasts City orientation tours Start: Washington D.C. - End: New York TRIP CODE: SAPP

Day 2 Washington, D.C. Sightseeing and Free Time Start your day with an introduction to many of the city's famous landmarks and monuments. See the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, WWII Memorial, The White House, the United States Capitol and other famous sights. The afternoon is free for you to pursue your own interests. Perhaps visit one of the several museums that make up the Smithsonian Institution, the National Gallery, the Air and Space Museum or visit Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens—President Washington's plantation home in Virginia. This evening, perhaps join an illumination tour to see the famous monuments lit up at night. (CB) Day 3 Washington, D.C. - Lancaster Enter Pennsylvania Dutch farming country, one of the largest settlements of Amish people. With your Local Specialist, learn about the faith, culture and way of life of the Amish people who reject modern technology. Experience one of the most interesting subcultures in the United States firsthand as you visit their farms, bakeries, markets, quilt shops and mills. Perhaps take an optional afternoon buggy ride. This evening, join an optional family-style dinner featuring traditional Amish fare. (CB) Hotel: Wingate by Wyndham Lancaster/PA Dutch Country Day 4 Lancaster - Niagara Falls, Canada (2 Nights) Head northwest, crossing western New York along a portion of the Susquehanna River and through the Appalachian Mountains. Cross the border into Canada and arrive at beautiful Niagara Falls late this afternoon. (CB) Hotel: Best Western Plus Cairn Croft

Day 7 New York City Sightseeing and Free Time Enjoy an Iconic Breakfast at the Brooklyn Diner before a guided tour with a Local Specialist. Discover bustling Broadway, the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings, bohemian Greenwich Village, City Hall, Wall Street, Trinity Church and the 9/11 Memorial. The afternoon and evening are free for you to follow your own interests in the Big Apple. There are optional activities for you to choose from: a cruise to see the Statue of Liberty or a visit to the "Top of Rock" for amazing rooftop views from Rockefeller Center. This evening, perhaps choose to see the city at night during an illumination tour or explore on your own visiting one of the many restaurants and Broadway shows New York City has to offer. (IC) Day 8 Depart New York City Bid farewell to your Travel Director and newfound friends as your tour comes to an end or extend your stay at The Paul in New York City.

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Day 5 Niagara Falls Sightseeing and Free Time Of all the natural wonders east of the Mississippi, Niagara Falls is perhaps the greatest. The majesty, colours and roar of one of the Great Lakes dropping into the next is impossible to describe. See both, the Canadian and American, falls this morning as you cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls. This afternoon is free for you to relax or explore further. Perhaps choose to take an optional excursion to quaint Niagara-on-the-Lake where you'll visit a local winery to taste ice wine.

DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO Start End Start End SEPTEMBER 2018 7 Thu 06 Thu 13 7 Thu 13 Thu 20 7 Thu 20 Thu 27 7 Thu 27 Thu 04 OCTOBER 7 Thu 04 Thu 11 APRIL 2019 Thu 11 Thu 18 MAY Thu 09 Thu 16 Thu 16 Thu 23

JULY Thu 18 Thu 25 Thu 25 Thu 01 SEPTEMBER Thu 05 Thu 12 Thu 12 Thu 19 Thu 19 Thu 26 Thu 26 Thu 03 OCTOBER Thu 03 Thu 10

7 Crossovers: These departures will operate as per the 2018 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.  Fall Foliage: Enjoy spectacular fall foliage colours on the September and October departures (Mother Nature permitting).

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Day 1 Arrive Washington, D.C. (2 Nights) Welcome to Washington, D.C., the nation's capital. Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: Courtyard Washington DC/US Capitol

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Multiple Trip Discount

SAVE A$210

Young Traveller Discount Triple Room Discount Past Guests Benefits

SAVE A$250 p.p. VIP Offers & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$116 per person. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. WiFi: See page 54 for details. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56.

Day 6 Niagara Falls – New York City (2 Nights) Cross the border and travel through upstate New York, passing by the Poconos and across New Jersey before arriving at your hotel late this afternoon. Hotel: The Paul, NYC

KEY:  FB Full Breakfast  BB Buffet Breakfast  CB Continental Breakfast  IC Iconic Breakfast  L Lunch  D Dinner

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Fall Colours of New England COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Boston Set out along the Freedom Trail to see the historic sites • Cape Cod Visit the seashore with its massive sand dunes and long sandy beaches • Woodstock Visit the town considered part of the "Quiet Corner," known for its "tranquility, history and pastoral good looks" • Burlington Arrive in this picturesque town set on the shores of Lake Champlain

2 BURLINGTON

Stowe

Kancamagus Highway

Montpelier

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MAINE

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NEW HAMPSHIRE

• Montpelier Stop at Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks for a sugar house visit and tasting of "sugar on snow," maple sugar served on ice with a pickle • North Conway Discover this quintessential New England town full of historic buildings, quaint antique shops, bookstores and bakeries • Portsmouth See the city sitting near the mouth of the Piscataqua River, a short, wide river that divides New Hampshire and Maine

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MASSACHUSETTS

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9 Nights accommodation 9 Breakfasts City orientation tours Start: Boston - End: Boston

Day 2 Boston - Plymouth - Hyannis (2 Nights) This morning, enjoy a city tour of Boston's historic sites. Head out along the Freedom Trail to see Old North Church, Quincy Market and the site of the Boston Massacre. Drive by historic buildings including the Massachusetts State House and the impressive State Capitol near the top of Beacon Hill. From Boston, travel to Plymouth and Plymouth Plantation, a recreated 17th century village where costumed reenactors bring to life the history of the Plymouth Colony. Then set out for Cape Cod, an area of both natural beauty and quaint colonial villages. Arrive in Hyannis, made famous by the Kennedys. (CB) Hotel: Riviera Beach Resort Day 3 Cape Cod and Provincetown Excursion This morning, travel along historic Old King's Highway, a scenic byway. Visit Cape Cod National Seashore, with massive sand dunes and long sandy beaches. Visit Provincetown at the tip of the Cape, a popular summer resort. Enjoy some leisure time to browse through the galleries and arts and crafts shops. (BB) Day 4 Hyannis - Pittsfield Leave the Cape and head west to the towns and villages of Southeastern Massachusetts— home to over 14,000 acres (5,665 hectares) of working cranberry bogs. Visit a bog and learn all about Massachusetts' number one agricultural commodity crop. Continue along a portion of the Mohawk Trail, the first scenic road in New England, which officially opened in 1914. Continue through the rolling hills of the Berkshire Mountains. (BB) Hotel: Holiday Inn & Suites, Pittsfield Day 5 Pittsfield - Burlington (2 Nights) Drive on through the rich colors of Vermont and stop for an Iconic Breakfast to taste a bit of the state's local flavours. Then it's on to Rockingham to visit the family-owned and operated Vermont Country Store, a general store of yesteryear. Next, stop in Woodstock, a charming town with quaint houses, churches and a picturesque covered bridge. See Quechee Gorge for breathtaking views of Vermont's deepest gorge, formed by glacial activity. Drive through the Green Mountain National Forest to Burlington, set on the shores of glittering Lake Champlain. (IC) Hotel: Holiday Inn Burlington

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lively and charming downtown, Church Street Marketplace, full of shops, restaurants, bars and culture. As an option, join a luncheon cruise aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen. (CB) Day 7 Burlington – North Conway (2 Nights) Travel to Stowe, a wonderfully eclectic New England town tucked away in the Green Mountains. Continue on to Montpelier, the nation's smallest capital city with its elegant gold-domed state house. Stop at Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks for a sugar house visit and tasting of "sugar on snow," maple sugar served on ice with a pickle. Cross the state border into New Hampshire and enter the White Mountains, travelling through Franconia Notch State Park. Drive along the Kancamagus Highway, called “The Kanc,” New England's most scenic byway. (CB) Hotel: Fox Ridge Resort Day 8 North Conway Sightseeing and Free Time This morning, take the quintessential fall colour excursion to the White Mountains past Mount Washington—the tallest peak in the northeast at 6,288 feet (1,917 metres)— through Crawford Notch State Park. Snap a photo at Silver Cascade Waterfall and Bretton Woods, offering stunning views of Mount Washington. Back in North Conway, the rest of the day is free. (BB) Day 9 North Conway – Portsmouth Continue through New Hampshire before crossing the state border into Maine where you will arrive in charming Kennebunkport. Travel along Ocean Drive with stunning views of the Maine coastline and the homes of the rich and famous, including the summer retreat of former President George H.W. Bush. Take a walk along the waterfront before continuing to charming Portsmouth. (BB) Hotel: Holiday Inn Portsmouth Day 10 Portsmouth – Depart Boston Continue south to Boston Logan International Airport or the Boston hotel for guests wishing to extend their stay. (CB)

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DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO Start End Start End SEPTEMBER 2018 7 Wed 26 Fri 05 7 Thu 27 Sat 06 7 Fri 28 Sun 07 7 Sat 29 Mon 08 7 Sun 30 Tue 09 OCTOBER 7 Mon 01 Wed 10 7 Tue 02 Thu 11 7 Wed 03 Fri 12

SEPTEMBER 2019 Wed 25 Fri 04 Thu 26 Sat 05 Fri 27 Sun 06 Sat 28 Mon 07 Sun 29 Tue 08 Mon 30 Wed 09 OCTOBER Tue 01 Thu 10 Wed 02 Fri 11 Thu 03 Sat 12 Fri 04 Sun 13

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Day 1 Arrive Boston Welcome to Boston, known as "Beantown." Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: Holiday Inn Express, Saugus

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Multiple Trip Discount

SAVE A$245

Young Traveller Discount Triple Room Discount Past Guests Benefits

SAVE A$295 p.p. VIP Offers & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$154 per person. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. WiFi: See page 54 for details. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56. Airport arrival will be at approximately 2 p.m., please be aware when booking your flights.

Day 6 Burlington Free Time Enjoy a free day in Burlington, ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the prettiest towns in America. The city's location on Lake Champlain provides a scenic backdrop to a KEY:  FB Full Breakfast  BB Buffet Breakfast  CB Continental Breakfast  IC Iconic Breakfast  L Lunch  D Dinner

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The Blues Highway from Chicago to New Orleans COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Chicago See famous Michigan Avenue, the “Magnificent Mile,” the Wrigley Building and Millennium Park

CHICAGO 2

• Frankfort Visit a Bourbon distillery and indulge in a tasting • Nashville Explore the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum and Elvis' "solid gold" Cadillac, Studio B and the Grand Ole Opry

ILLINOIS

• Memphis Enjoy an Iconic Breakfast of Southern fare served family-style at one of the oldest cafes in town

1 LOUISVILLE

KENTUCKY

• Memphis Stroll through the halls of Graceland, home of the great Elvis Presley

Frankfort Hodgenville

NASHVILLE

2

• Indianola Visit the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center to celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the Mississippi Delta

2 MEMPHIS Graceland

• New Orleans See Charles Avenue, stately mansions, above-ground cemeteries, Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral and the backwater bayous

TENNESSEE

MISSISSIPPI LOUISIANA

Clarksdale

1 INDIANOLA

2 NEW ORLEANS

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A$2480

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10 Nights accommodation 5 Breakfasts City orientation tours Start: Chicago - End: New Orleans

Day 2 Chicago Sightseeing and Free Time This morning's sightseeing tour includes famous Michigan Avenue, the “Magnificent Mile,” the Wrigley Building, the Loop, the Lakefront and Millennium Park. The afternoon is at leisure for optional activities. This evening, perhaps try Chicago's famous deep dish pizza. Day 3 Chicago - Louisville Travel to Louisville, with free time to pursue your own interests. Perhaps visit the famous Churchill Downs, home of The Kentucky Derby since 1875 or the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory. You could also visit the Muhammad Ali Center, a tribute to the Louisville native. Hotel: Drury Inn and Suites Louisville North Day 4 Louisville - Nashville (2 Nights) This morning, visit a Bourbon distillery in Frankfort and discover the South's signature spirit before a tasting. Travel to Hodgenville. Visit the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park and the Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek. Continue south toward Nashville. This evening, head to the world-famous Grand Old Opry and enjoy a live country-music concert. (CB) Hotel: Clarion Nashville Downtown-Stadium Day 5 Nashville Sightseeing and Free Time Enjoy an orientation tour of Nashville, viewing the city's famous landmarks and Music Row recording studios. Visit historic RCA's Studio B, one of the world's most successful recording studios, where Dolly Parton and Elvis Presley recorded their iconic voices. Afterward, explore the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to see memorabilia from Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn and Garth Brooks. Walk next to glittering costumes and Elvis' "solid gold" Cadillac. The afternoon is free. (CB) Day 6 Nashville - Memphis (2 Nights) Hit the highway to Memphis, “Home of the Blues.” On arrival, enjoy an orientation tour and see the Memphis Pyramid and National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. Pass famous Beale Street, blues clubs, restaurants and much more. This evening, you may want to try some Memphis-style barbecue ribs. (CB) Hotel: The Guest House at Graceland

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Memorial Garden. This evening, you may want to visit one of the many blues clubs. Day 8 Memphis – Clarksdale – Indianola Enjoy an Iconic Breakfast of Southern fare served family-style at one of the oldest cafés in Memphis. Then, travel deep into the heart of the Mississippi Delta, “Birthplace of the Blues.” From the cotton fields of the Mississippi Delta came a new kind of music—the blues. Visit the Delta Blues Museum, the state's oldest music museum, dedicated to exploring the history of this uniquely American musical form. Continue south to Indianola where you'll visit the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the Mississippi Delta. (IC) Hotel: Hampton Inn Indianola Day 9 Indianola – New Orleans (2 Nights) Head south to New Orleans, the "Crescent City." Get to know the city up close with a Local Specialist. Visit one of the unique above-ground cemeteries followed by a drive along historic Charles Avenue, bordered by stately mansions and see Jackson Square and St. Louis Cathedral. The rest of the day is at leisure. (CB) Hotel: Wyndham New OrleansFrench Quarter Day 10 New Orleans Sightseeing and Free Time This morning, revel in the history and culture of the Cajun people as you make your way to a swamp tour. Be on the lookout for distinctive wildlife and learn the secrets of local alligator hunters, fur trappers and fishermen aboard a guided boat tour of the swamps and backwater bayous of Louisiana. Back in New Orleans, the rest of the day is yours. Day 11 Depart New Orleans Bid farewell to your Travel Director and newfound friends as your tour comes to an end or extend your stay at the Wyndham in New Orleans.

TAILOR YOUR TRIP Check online for a range of crafted optional experiences to customise your trip: costsavertour.com/tours/theblues-highway-from-chicago-tonew-orleans

DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO Start End Start End SEPTEMBER 2018 7 Sat 15 Tue 25 7 Sat 22 Tue 02 7 Sat 29 Tue 09 OCTOBER 7 Sat 13 Tue 23 MAY 2019 Sat 04 Tue 14 Sat 25 Tue 04

JUNE Sat 08 Tue 18 Sat 22 Tue 02 SEPTEMBER Sat 07 Tue 17 Sat 21 Tue 01 OCTOBER Sat 12 Tue 22

7 Crossovers: These departures will operate as per the 2018 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.

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Day 1 Arrive Chicago (2 Nights) Welcome to Chicago, the “Windy City.” Settle in at your hotel before meeting with your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: Claridge House

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Multiple Trip Discount

SAVE A$275

Young Traveller Discount Triple Room Discount

SAVE up to A$395 p.p.

Past Guests Benefits

VIP Offers & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$164 per person. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. WiFi: See page 54 for details. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56.

Day 7 Graceland Visit and Free Time In the morning, you can choose to visit the landmark Sun Studios, an optional activity. Graceland is as much an object of pilgrimage as an opulent museum dedicated to the late, great Elvis Presley. Marvel at the famous Jungle Room, stroll the grounds and see the

KEY:  FB Full Breakfast  BB Buffet Breakfast  CB Continental Breakfast  IC Iconic Breakfast  L Lunch  D Dinner

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Rhythms of the South COSTSAVER REGIONAL

PER DAY

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Nashville Explore Studio B, the Country Music Hall of Fame and enjoy an evening at the Grand Ole Opry • Memphis Visit Sun Studios where Elvis recorded some of his revolutionary albums before heading to his home, Graceland, to tour the grounds

NASHVILLE 3

• Memphis Iconic Breakfast at a classic American “greasy spoon” restaurant for a typical Southern family-style breakfast

TENNESSEE

MEMPHIS

3

• Natchez Revel in the pure beauty of the South's antebellum estates • New Orleans Spend the early afternoon with a Local Specialist touring the downtown area and Garden District before visiting one of the above-ground cemeteries

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A$2300

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10 Nights accommodation 5 Breakfasts City orientation tours Start: Nashville - End: New Orleans

Day 2 Nashville Sightseeing and Free Time This morning, tour Nashville, passing historic Riverfront Park, the Tennessee State Capitol and Centennial State Park, home to the world's only full-scale reproduction of the ancient Parthenon in Athens. Explore the vibrant heart of Nashville's entertainment industry at Music Row. Visit Studio B where the Everly Brothers and Dolly Parton recorded some of their albums. Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to see memorabilia from Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn and Garth Brooks. Your afternoon is free. This evening, attend a live recording session at the Grand Ole Opry, home to America's longest-running live radio program. (CB) Day 3 Nashville Free Time A full day at leisure in Nashville to do as you please. Chose from the variety that Nashville has to offer, perhaps visit the Johnny Cash museum, or journey to the Belle Meade Plantation, or maybe visit the Ryman Auditorium, home of the Grand Ole Opry from 1943 to 1974. Your Travel Director will be on hand to help plan your day. (CB) Day 4 Nashville - Memphis (3 Nights) This morning, drive to Memphis, a city steeped in music history from B.B. King to Elvis. On arrival, enjoy an orientation tour of the city. See iconic sites like the massive Memphis Pyramid and the luxurious Peabody Hotel. Check out the mighty Mississippi before stopping in the Victoria Village neighbourhood to see fabulous houses from an elegant era. Drive past the historically significant Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. This evening is at leisure. (CB) Hotel: Guest House at Graceland Day 5 Memphis Sightseeing and Free Time Start the day with an Iconic Breakfast of Southern fare served family-style at one of the oldest cafés in Memphis. Next, visit Sun Studios where Elvis was discovered, followed by a pilgrimage to Graceland. The mansion was purchased by the “King” back in 1957 for $100,000 when he was just 22 years old. Back in town, the remainder of the day is at leisure, your Travel Director will be on hand to help you plan (IC)

"Kaintucks," settlers and future presidents, you'll learn why the Old Trace played an important role in American history. As you arrive, you will see some of Natchez's many beautiful antebellum homes that remained untouched during the plight of the South. Hotel: Hampton Inn and Suites Natchez Day 8 Natchez – New Orleans (3 Nights) Head south to New Orleans, travelling over the world's longest overwater bridge. On arrival in New Orleans, soak up the "Big Easy" as you are joined by a Local Specialist for a city tour. Highlights include the French Market, Jackson Square, St. Louis Cathedral, the Garden District and an above-ground cemetery with elaborate stone crypts and mausoleums. This evening is free. (CB) Hotel: Wyndham New Orleans-French Quarter Day 9 New Orleans Sightseeing and Free Time The day is yours to explore New Orleans with many optional activities. Perhaps visit the French Quarter with a jazz brunch, head out to the swamps to see alligators or take an evening jazz cruise along the Mississippi. Day 10 New Orleans Free Time Today, you have the entire day to explore this vibrant city on your own—visit a jazz club, Oak Alley or take a cooking class. The choice is entirely yours. Day 11 Depart New Orleans Bid farewell to New Orleans and your newfound friends or extend your stay at the Wyndham in New Orleans.

TRIP CODE: SRHY

BOOK Early DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO Start End Start End OCTOBER 2018 7 Mon 01 Thu 11 7 Mon 08 Thu 18 7 Mon 22 Thu 01 APRIL 2019 Mon 15 Thu 25 MAY Mon 20 Thu 30 JUNE Mon 17 Thu 27

7 Crossovers: These departures will operate as per the 2018 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.

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YOUR SAVINGS AND DISCOUNTS SAVE A$64

Multiple Trip Discount

SAVE A$255

Young Traveller Discount Triple Room Discount

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JULY Mon 22 Thu 01 SEPTEMBER Mon 16 Thu 26 Mon 23 Thu 03 OCTOBER Mon 07 Thu 17

AD RE Y

Day 1 Arrive Nashville (3 Nights) Welcome to Nashville, "Music City, U.S.A." Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: Quality Inn Nashville Downtown-Stadium

Past Guests Benefits

SAVE A$375 p.p. VIP Offers & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$169 per person. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. WiFi: See page 54 for details. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56.

Day 6 Memphis Free Time Enjoy Memphis at your leisure or as an option, travel to Tupelo, Mississippi, the birthplace of Elvis Presley. Day 7 Memphis - Natchez Set out for Natchez on the Mississippi River and drive along a portion of the famous Natchez Trace Parkway through exceptional scenery. Used by American Indians,

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A$196 PER DAY

The Grand American Journey COSTSAVER PANORAMA

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Los Angeles Orientation tour including Hollywood • Grand Canyon Marvel at one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World • Bryce Canyon See the stunning red hoodoos • Zion National Park Marvel at gorgeous canyon country • Jackson Orientation of the historic town square and famed antler arches • Yellowstone National Park Walk among the geysers, mudpots and hot springs • Keystone See Crazy Horse Memorial and Mount Rushmore • Badlands National Park Visit the rugged beauty of this National Park • Sioux Falls See the waterfalls of Big Sioux River Falls Park

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• Des Moines Visit Iowa's State Capitol building and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum

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• Chicago Orientation tour and Iconic Breakfast at Lou Mitchell's where Presidents Obama and Bush have dined • Niagara Falls Embark on a cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls

SALT LAKE 1 CITY

CA

• Gettysburg Visit the Gettysburg Battlefield with a Local Specialist • Washington, D.C. See many of the iconic buildings, monuments and memorials

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WY KEYSTONE

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PA 2

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WASHINGTON, D.C.

Grand Canyon National Park

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AZ

• New York Sightseeing with a Local Specialist as you take in the iconic sites

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A$4700

(per person twin share)

23 Nights accommodation 10 Breakfasts City orientation tours Start: Los Angeles - End: New York

Day 2 Los Angeles - Las Vegas (2 Nights) Visit famous Hollywood sites like TCL Chinese Theatre and the Walk of Fame at Hollywood and Highland before travelling through Beverly Hills, where maybe you'll spot a celebrity. Then depart for Las Vegas, where your evening is at leisure. Consider joining an optional "sights and lights" excursion showcasing the glitz of the city. Hotel: The Orleans Hotel & Casino Day 3 Las Vegas Free Time A free day to enjoy Las Vegas with many optional activities. Day 4 Las Vegas - Grand Canyon - Williams Depart Las Vegas for the natural beauty of the Grand Canyon, a UNESCO site and explore the South Rim. While in the Grand Canyon, you can choose to see the majesty of the Canyon from flight in an optional flight seeing helicopter^ excursion. Hotel: La Quinta Inn and Suites Day 5 Williams - Zion National Park- Bryce Canyon National Park Depart Williams for the towering cliffs of Zion National Park. Then, on to Bryce Canyon, home to the world's largest concentration of hoodoos, tall limestone spires that rise majestically from the desert floor. (CB) Hotel: Best Western Plus Ruby’s Inn Day 6 Bryce Canyon - Salt Lake City Leave the red rock canyons and travel north to Utah's capital. See the famed Temple Square, headquarters of the Mormon Church and home to the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Hotel: Comfort Inn Downtown Day 7 Salt Lake City - Jackson Head to Jackson, known for their famous antler arches. Spend the evening at leisure or choose to partake in an evening of excitement by joining a wild west covered wagon dinner and show as an optional experience. (CB) Hotel: Virginian Lodge Day 8 Jackson - Yellowstone (2 Nights) This morning, choose to join an optional river float trip^ excursion while in Jackson. Then, set out for majestic Yellowstone, the world's first National Park. Upon arrival at the National Park, marvel at a hidden volcano's power as it rises to the surface in colorful hot springs, mud pots, and geysers. (CB) Hotel: Gray Wolf Inn

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N,

Day 9 Yellowstone Sightseeing Discover all the incredible features of Yellowstone with a full day of sightseeing. See the geysers, including famous Old Faithful, the thundering Yellowstone Falls, the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and countless brilliantly coloured geothermal springs. (CB)

Day 10 Yellowstone – Cody – Sheridan Depart Yellowstone National Park for Cody where you will visit the Buffalo Bill Center of the West with the world's largest collection of Western artefacts. This evening, arrive in Sheridan. (CB) Hotel: Best Western Sheridan Center Day 11 Sheridan – Keystone (2 Nights) Head into the Black Hills of South Dakota to Devils Tower and the boomtown of Deadwood. Explore the town before the journey on to Keystone. (CB) Hotel: Ramada Keystone Day 12 Black Hills Excursion Today, discover the massive Crazy Horse Memorial of the famed Lakota chief. Then, travel to the famous sculpture carved into the granite of Mount Rushmore, memorialising four of the U.S Presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. For a truly memorable experience, consider an optional lighting ceremony of Mount Rushmore tonight. Day 13 Keystone – Sioux Falls Travel through Badlands National Park on the way to Sioux Falls, stopping at two of America's most famous roadside attractions, Wall Drug and Corn Palace. See the waterfalls of Big Sioux River Falls Park. Hotel: Best Western Plus Ramkota Day 14 Sioux Falls – Des Moines Visit the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center before continuing to Winterset, home to the famed Bridges of Madison County. Hotel: Holiday Inn Downtown at Mercy Campus

DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO Start End Start End MAY Sun 12

Tue 04

JUNE 4 Thu 06

Sat 29

AUGUST Sun 04 4 Thu 29

Tue 27 Sat 21

4 Reverse Itinerary: These departures run in reverse (NYC-LA). Trip Code: SRMR

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YOUR SAVINGS AND DISCOUNTS SAVE A$147

Multiple Trip Discount

SAVE A$585

Young Traveller Discount Triple Room Discount Past Guests Benefits

SAVE A$795 p.p. VIP Offers & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS

Day 15 Des Moines – Chicago (2 Nights) Today, visit Iowa's beautiful State Capitol Building, famous for its elaborate architecture and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum. Then it's on to Chicago with a stop at the John Deere Pavilion and World Headquarters. Hotel: Claridge House

All prices are per person, twin share.

Day 16 Chicago Sightseeing Enjoy an Iconic Breakfast at Lou Mitchell's where everyone from US Presidents, athletes and actors have stopped to enjoy a meal. Embark on a sightseeing tour of Chicago, the birthplace of the skyscraper. Perhaps indulge in an optional architectural cruise on the Chicago River and visit the 360 Chicago Observation deck for unobstructed 360° views of the city. (IC)

For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56.

Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$369 per person. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. WiFi: See page 54 for details.

Day 17 Chicago – Cleveland Travel to Cleveland, home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Hotel: Hampton Inn Downtown Day 18 Cleveland – Niagara Falls, Canada (2 Nights) This morning, cross the border to incredible Niagara Falls. (CB) Hotel: Best Western Plus Cairn Croft

KEY:  FB Full Breakfast  BB Buffet Breakfast  CB Continental Breakfast  IC Iconic Breakfast  L Lunch  D Dinner

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TRIP CODE: SAMR

AD RE Y

Day 1 Arrive Los Angeles Welcome to Los Angeles, the "City of Angels." Relax at your hotel before you meet with your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: Hilton Los Angeles Airport

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Day 19 Niagara Falls Sightseeing Embark on a boat cruise to the base of the awe-inspiring Horseshoe Falls and marvel at this natural wonder. Day 20 Niagara Falls – Pittsburgh Continue to Pittsburgh, the second largest city in Pennsylvania. Hotel: Cambria Hotel and Suites Pittsburg-Downtown Day 21 Pittsburgh – Gettysburg – Washington, D.C. (2 Nights) On the way to Washington, D.C., visit the site of the Gettysburg Battlefield and learn about the pivotal turning point in the Civil War with a Local Specialist. Enjoy the evening at leisure. Hotel: Courtyard Washington DC/US Capitol Day 22 Washington, D.C. Sightseeing and Free Time Join a city tour of Washington, D.C. and discover amazing memorials and monuments in the nation's capital city. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. (CB)

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Day 23 Washington, D.C. – Philadelphia – New York Make a stop in Philadelphia before arriving in dazzling New York City. While in New York, you could choose to visit the iconic Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center as an optional experience. This observation deck offers sweeping views of both Central Park and Manhattan's Midtown. (CB) Hotel: The Paul Hotel, NYC Day 24 Depart New York Embark on a city tour with a Local Specialist before your adventure ends. Airport arrival at JFK International Airport will be at 12 p.m., please be aware when booking your flights.

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Note: For activities marked with an caret (^) in the day-by-day itinerary, participation is at your own risk and a signed liability waiver will be required.

Image: Times Square, New York City

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7 DAYS 1 COUNTRY

A$233

Peru Explorer COSTSAVER REGIONAL

PER DAY

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Lima Explore the "City of the Kings" and see the Cathedral, Government Palace, Archbishop's Palace, City Hall and visit San Francisco Monastery, famous for its catacombs • Sacred Valley Visit the famous Pisac Market and stop at the Awanakancha Living Museum where you may see llamas, alpacas and vicuñas • Machu Picchu Journey to the marvellous citadel of Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World • Cusco Discover Sacsayhuaman, Coricancha and the famous San Pedro market before enjoying a magical evening featuring an entertaining folklore show

PERU 2 LIMA Machu Picchu TRAIN

2 SACRED VALLEY 2

CUSCO

Juliaca Lake Titicaca PUNO 2 2

Image: Machu Picchu, Peru

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Day 1 Arrive Lima (2 Nights) Welcome to Lima, the "City of the Kings." Get settled in at your hotel before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: La Hacienda Day 2 Lima Sightseeing and Free Time Today, discover the famous Plaza Mayor and Cathedral. See the Government Palace, Archbishop's Palace and City Hall. Visit the San Francisco Monastery, an interesting museum featuring mysterious catacombs. Your afternoon is free. This evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers as you dive deep into the essence of Peruvian food. Feast on an authentic meal, at Mangos, a restaurant boasting nearly 15 years of service. (BB, D) Day 3 Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley (2 Nights) Take a morning flight to Cusco where you visit Sacred Valley. Stop at Awanakancha, a living museum where you can see llamas,

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alpacas, vicuñas and guanucos. Learn about the traditional weaving techniques of the locals before strolling through the famous Pisac Market. After lunch, settle into your hotel. This evening, discover a hidden gem in the Sacred Valley of the Inkas, Añañau Restaurant, where you will dine on traditional Peruvian cuisine, with crops farmed in the valley that surrounds you. (BB, L, D) Hotel: La Casona de Yucay

TAILOR YOUR TRIP Check online for a range of crafted optional experiences to customise your trip: costsavertour.com/ tours/peru-explorer

Day 4 Machu Picchu Excursion This morning, transfer to Ollantaytambo to board your train to Aguas Calientes, the village at the feet of Machu Picchu. As you make your way through Sacred Valley, the train passes little villages and rugged mountains. Transfer to the shuttle system that completes your journey to the marvellous citadel of Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Return to Sacred Valley and share your impressions of Machu Picchu with friends over dinner. (BB, D)

Image: Colourful Andean textiles, Peru

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A$1630

From:

YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

(per person twin share)

6 Nights accommodation 6 Breakfasts 1 Lunch, 4 Dinners City orientation tours Start: Lima - End: Cusco

Day 6 Cusco Sightseeing and Free Time Today, view Coricancha, also known as the "Temple of the Sun." Discover the Cathedral, considered the best repository of colonial art from Escuela Cuzquena, Cusco's School of Art. Walk through the Inca Street of Loreto, with its remarkable Incan wall construction. Discover the San Pedro market, known for its local products. Later this evening, enjoy spectacular views of the Plaza de Armas of Cusco, where you will join your Travel Director and fellow travelers for dinner at a local restaurant featuring a folkloric show of song and dance. (BB, D) Day 7 Depart Cusco This morning, your Peruvian adventure comes to an end or extend your holiday in Puno and Lake Titicaca. (BB)

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, VPRU A$106 and VPRUT A$138 per person. Land and Intra Air: Prices include economy air and air-related charges for the flights between Lima-Cusco, and require purchase of roundtrip air travel on LATAM between your gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end gateway cities (ticket number required). If flying with another airline between your gateway city and the itinerary’s start and end gateway cities, the above prices will be higher. For up-to-date information, visit costsavertour.com. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. WiFi: See page 54 for details. Passport: Guest passport information for flights is required at time of final payment. Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip. Please note: This trip experiences high elevations, we recommend guests with preexisting medical conditions talk with a doctor prior to travel. All savings and discounts listed are applicable to the land portion of this trip. For optional extension savings and discounts please visit costsavertour.com For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56.

TRIP CODE: VPRU

BOOK Early All Internal Flights Included

DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO Start End Start End NOVEMBER 2018 7 Fri 16 Thu 22 JANUARY 2019 Fri 18 Thu 24 FEBRUARY Fri 15 Thu 21 MARCH Fri 15 Thu 21 Sat 23 Fri 29 Sat 30 Fri 05 APRIL Fri 05 Thu 11 Fri 19 Thu 25 Tue 30 Mon 06 MAY Sat 11 Fri 17 Fri 17 Thu 23 Sat 25 Fri 31

JUNE Sat 08 Fri 14 Fri 14 Thu 20 Fri 28 Thu 04 JULY Fri 12 Thu 18 AUGUST Fri 16 Thu 22 SEPTEMBER Fri 20 Thu 26 Sat 28 Fri 04 OCTOBER Sat 05 Fri 11 Fri 11 Thu 17 NOVEMBER Fri 15 Thu 21

7 C  rossovers: These departures will operate as per the 2018 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.

YOUR SAVINGS AND DISCOUNTS SAVE A$41

Multiple Trip Discount

SAVE A$162

Young Traveller Discount

PUNO AND LAKE TITICACA OPTIONAL EXTENSION REF: VPRUT Day 7 - Cusco – Julica – Puno and Lake Titicaca (2 Nights) Continue your trip with an included flight from Cusco to Juliaca. Visit the Sillustani Burial Towers as you make your way to Puno and Lake Titicaca. Arrive in Puno, situated on the shores of the “Ocean of the Andes.” Spend the evening at your hotel and enjoy an included dinner. (BB, D) Hotel: Taypikala Lago Day 8 - Lake Titicaca Sightseeing This morning, travel by boat toward the Uros Islands. The inhabitants of the lake, the Uros, live just as their ancestors did—upon islands made of reeds. Continue to the Island of Taquile where you'll experience a culture that thrives on stone and weaving. In the

afternoon, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant featuring foods from local growers and fish provided by the lake. Later this afternoon, return to the hotel for an evening of leisure. (BB, L)

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Day 9 - Puno and Lake Titicaca – Juliaca – Depart Lima Travel back to Lima with an included flight. Say goodbye to your travelling companions as your adventures come to an end. (BB) Airport arrival on Day 9 will be at approximately 5 p.m., please be aware when booking your flights.

KEY:  FB Full Breakfast  BB Buffet Breakfast  CB Continental Breakfast  IC Iconic Breakfast  L Lunch  D Dinner

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SAVE A$50 p.p.

Triple Room Discount Past Guests Benefits

AD RE Y

Day 5 Sacred Valley – Cusco (2 Nights) This morning, visit Pablo Seminario's workshop. See beautiful pottery incorporating the techniques and styles of the ancient cultures of Peru. On the way to Cusco, visit a local home in Ollantaytambo, sampling the millenary beverage of the Incas at a chicheria and view the fortress of Sacsayhuaman. Once at your hotel, the evening is free. (BB) Hotel: San Agustin Plaza

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9 DAYS 2 COUNTRIES

A$203

South America Samba COSTSAVER PANORAMA

PER DAY

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Rio de Janeiro Explore iconic sights such as Copacabana and Ipanema Beaches, Christ the Redeemer and the stunning Tijuca Forest on your cogwheel train • Iguassu Falls Step out onto catwalks along the world's widest cascading waterfalls and be awed by Devil's Throat before boarding your jungle train through the tropical Iguassu National Park • Buenos Aires Discover Recoleta Cemetery, the Plaza de Mayo and 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest avenue in the world before being whisked away to your dinner and Tango show, where you travel back to the glory days of this colourful city

3 RIO DE JANEIRO

IGUASSU FALLS 2

BRAZIL ARGENTINA BUENOS 3 AIRES

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Start 

End 

Overnight stays 

Sightseeing stops 

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From:

YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

A$1830

(per person twin share)

8 Nights accommodation 8 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners City orientation tours Start: Rio de Janeiro - End: Buenos Aires

Day 2 Rio de Janeiro Sightseeing and Free Time Begin the day with a visit to the Cosme Velho district where you will board a cogwheel train. Wind your way through the Tijuca Forest to the top of Corcovado Mountain. Have a closer look at the tropical forest's lush vegetation and enjoy panoramic views of the city. Disembark at the top of Corcovado Mountain where you will stand next to one of the Seven Modern World Wonders: Christ the Redeemer. From here, you have unparalleled views of the "Marvellous City." After, drive along some of the most famous beaches in the world— Copacabana and Ipanema. The rest of the day is yours to explore the city at leisure. (BB) Day 3 Rio de Janeiro Free Time Today, enjoy and explore. Maybe discover the charm and beauty of Santa Teresa, which originated around a convent during the 16th Century and is home to artists, galleries, museums and eateries, or relax on the beach. This evening, join your fellow travelling companions at a local churrascaria where meat is cooked in the churrasco style. (BB, D) Day 4 Rio de Janeiro - Iguassu Falls (2 Nights) Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Iguassu Falls. Located where the Iguassu River empties its waters into the Parana River, the falls form the world's widest waterfalls. Settle into your hotel this evening where dinner is served. (BB, D) Hotel: Viale Cataratas Day 5 Iguassu Falls and Free Time This morning, enter Iguassu National Park on the Brazilian side of the falls. Walk the catwalk that leads to the bottom of Devil's Throat, enjoying magnificent views. Your afternoon is at leisure. Consider several optional experiences for your leisure time: embark on the Macuco Safari for an exhilarating ride to the base of the falls or visit Bird Park, home to more than 900 native birds while walking through subtropical forests. (BB)

E O

Day 6 Iguassu Falls - Buenos Aires (3 Nights) Depart from your hotel with a quick customs stop. Cross the Tancredo Neves Bridge, the border between Argentina and Brazil. Once in Argentina, take a scenic drive up to the Argentinian Iguassu National Park. Visit the Argentinean Falls and visitor's center, then proceed to the river cascades and falls aboard the Ecological Jungle Train to the most impressive observation point, Devil's Throat. This afternoon, fly to Buenos Aires. (BB) Hotel: Cyan Hotel de las Americas

Day 7 Buenos Aires Sightseeing and Free Time Today, see the famous 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest avenue in the world and pass by the beautiful Colon Theater, the cultural pride of Buenos Aires. Arrive at the main square, Plaza de Mayo, which is surrounded by the Government House and the first City Hall. Stop at the Metropolitan Cathedral before continuing on through San Telmo, a historical neighbourhood and the oldest district of Buenos Aires. Visit La Boca, a very colourful area of painted houses. Continue to Recoleta Cemetery, home to the grave of Eva Duarte, "Evita." This evening, enjoy dinner and a Tango show in historic Buenos Aires where the golden age of Tango shines once again. Experience the great Argentinean passion with a live orchestra and classic Tango dancers. (BB, D) Day 8 Buenos Aires Free Time Set out into the city or join several optional excursions. Perhaps learn about the life of the Gauchos where you'll appreciate the charm of the Argentinean landscape as you travel to the Pampas. Round out your day in the countryside with a barbecue lunch, Argentinean wines, folk music, traditional dances and Gaucho games. Or consider an optional trip to Tigre and Delta Rio de la Plata, the aristocratic northern district of San Isidro. Enjoy a boat excursion around some of the stunning islands of this delta. Your Travel Director will be more than happy to help you plan your day. (BB) Day 9 Depart Buenos Aires Hasta que nos encontremos de nuevo —until we meet again. Say goodbye to your Travel Director and new friends or extend your stay in Buenos Aires. (BB)

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BOOK Early All Internal Flights Included

DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO Start End Start End SEPTEMBER 2018 7 Thu 13 Fri 21 OCTOBER 7 Thu 04 Fri 12 MARCH 2019 Thu 07 Fri 15 Fri 15 Sat 23 Thu 28 Fri 05 MAY Fri 03 Sat 11 Thu 09 Fri 17 Fri 17 Sat 25

JUNE Thu 06 Fri 14 SEPTEMBER Fri 20 Sat 28 Fri 27 Sat 05 OCTOBER Thu 03 Fri 11

7 C  rossovers: These departures will operate as per the 2018 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.

YOUR SAVINGS AND DISCOUNTS SAVE A$41

Multiple Trip Discount

SAVE A$162

Young Traveller Discount

SAVE

Triple Room Discount Past Guests Benefits

A$95 p.p.

VIP Offers & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$126 per person.

Check online for a range of crafted optional experiences to customise your trip: costsavertour.com/ tours/south-america-samba

SEE ONLINE FOR THE BEST AVAILABLE PRICE GUARANTEED

TRIP CODE: VBAR

All prices are per person, twin share.

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AD RE Y

Day 1 Arrive Rio de Janerio (3 Nights) Welcome to Rio de Janerio. Get settled in at your hotel and start exploring before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: Rio de Janeiro Mirador

Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. WiFi: See page 54 for details. Land and Intra Air: Prices include economy air and air-related charges for flights between Rio de Janeiro-Iguassu and Iguassu-Buenos Aires, and require purchase of round-trip air travel on LATAM between your gateway city and the itinerary's start and end gateway cities (ticket number required). If flying with another airline between your gateway city and the itinerary's start and end gateway cities, the above prices will be higher. For up-to-date information, visit costsavertour.com. Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip. Passport: Guest passport information for flights is required at time of final payment. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56.

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15 DAYS 3 COUNTRIES

A$256 PER DAY

South America Discovery COSTSAVER PANORAMA

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Rio de Janeiro Explore iconic sights such as Copacabana and Ipanema Beaches, Christ the Redeemer and the stunning Tijuca Forest from your cogwheel train • Iguassu Falls Step out onto catwalks along the world's widest cascading waterfalls and be awed by Devil's Throat before boarding your jungle train through the tropical Iguassu National Park • Buenos Aires Discover Recoleta Cemetery, the Plaza de Mayo and 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest avenue in the world before being whisked away to your dinner and Tango show, where you travel back to the glory days of this colourful city

PERU LIMA 2

Machu Picchu

BRAZIL

TRAIN

2 SACRED VALLEY

2 CUSCO Lake Titicaca

2

PUNO 2

PUNO AND LAKE TITICACA 3 Day Optional Post Extension

RIO DE JANEIRO

• Lima Explore the "City of the Kings" and see the Cathedral, Government Palace, Archbishop's Palace, City Hall and visit San Francisco Monastery, famous for its catacombs

3 2 IGUASSU FALLS

• Sacred Valley Visit the famous Pisac Market and stop at the Awanakancha Living Museum where you may see llamas, alpacas and vicuñas

ARGENTINA

• Machu Picchu Journey to the marvellous citadel of Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World • Cusco Discover Sacsayhuaman, Coricancha and the famous San Pedro market before enjoying a magical evening featuring an entertaining folklore show

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BUENOS AIRES

Start 

End 

3

Overnight stays 

Sightseeing stops

Optional

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From:

YOUR HOLIDAY ESSENTIALS

A$3840

(per person twin share)

14 Nights accommodation 14 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 7 Dinners City orientation tours Start: Rio de Janeiro - End: Cusco

Day 2 Rio de Janeiro Sightseeing and Free Time Today, visit the Cosme Velho district where you will board a cogwheel train. Wind your way through the Tijuca Forest to the top of Corcovado Mountain. Disembark at the top of Corcovado Mountain to stand next to one of the Seven Modern World Wonders, Christ the Redeemer. From here you have unparalleled views of the "Marvellous City." After, drive along some of the most famous beaches in the world—Copacabana and Ipanema. The rest of the day is free. (BB) Day 3 Rio de Janeiro City Free Time Today, enjoy and explore. Maybe discover the charm and beauty of Santa Teresa, home to artists, galleries, museums and eateries, or relax on the beach. This evening, join your fellow travelling companions at a local churrascaria where meat is cooked in the churrasco style. (BB, D) Day 4 Rio de Janeiro - Iguassu Falls (2 Nights) Fly from Rio de Janeiro to Iguassu Falls. Located where the Iguassu River empties its waters into the Parana River, the falls form the world's widest waterfalls. Settle into your hotel this evening where dinner is served. (BB, D) Hotel: Viale Cataratas Day 5 Iguassu Falls and Free Time This morning, enter Iguassu National Park on the Brazilian side of the falls. Walk the catwalk that leads to the bottom of Devil's Throat, enjoying magnificent views. Your afternoon is at leisure. Consider several optional experiences for your leisure time: embark on the Macuco Safari for an exhilarating boat ride to the base of the falls or visit Bird Park, home to more than 900 native birds while walking through subtropical forests. For the more adventurous, consider aerial views of the falls from a helicopter flight. (BB) Day 6 Iguassu Falls - Buenos Aires (3 Nights) Depart from your hotel with a quick customs stop. Cross the Tancredo Neves Bridge, the border between Argentina and Brazil. Once in Argentina, take a scenic drive up to the Argentinean Iguassu National Park. Visit the Argentinean Falls and visitor's center, then proceed to the river cascades and falls aboard the Ecological Jungle Train to the most impressive observation point, Devil's Throat. This afternoon, fly to Buenos Aires. (BB) Hotel: Cyan Hotel de las Americas Day 7 Buenos Aires Sightseeing and Free Time Today, see the famous 9 de Julio Avenue, the widest avenue in the world and pass by the beautiful Colon Theater, the cultural pride of Buenos Aires. Arrive at the main square, Plaza de Mayo, which is surrounded by the Government

House and the first City Hall. Stop at the Metropolitan Cathedral before continuing on through San Telmo, a historical neighbourhood and the oldest district of Buenos Aires. Visit La Boca, a very colourful area of painted houses. Continue to Recoleta Cemetery, home to the grave of Eva Duarte, "Evita." This evening, enjoy dinner and a Tango show in historic Buenos Aires where the golden age of Tango shines once again. Experience the great Argentinean passion with a live orchestra and classic Tango dancers. (BB, D) Day 8 Buenos Aires Free Time Set out into the city or join several optional excursions. Perhaps learn about the life of the Gauchos where you'll appreciate the charm of the Argentinean landscape as you travel to the Pampas. Round out your day in the countryside with a barbecue lunch, Argentinean wines, folk music, traditional dances and Gaucho games. Or consider an optional trip to Tigre and Delta Rio de la Plata, the aristocratic northern district of San Isidro. Enjoy a boat excursion around some of the stunning islands of this delta. Your Travel Director will be more than happy to help you decide. (BB) Day 9 Buenos Aires – Lima (2 Nights) This morning, fly to Lima, the "City of the Kings." Upon arrival, explore this city at your leisure. (BB) Hotel: La Hacienda

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS

BOOK Early All Internal Flights Included

DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO Start End Start End SEPTEMBER 2018 7 Thu 13 Thu 27 OCTOBER 7 Thu 04 Thu 18 MARCH 2019 Thu 07 Thu 21 Fri 15 Fri 29 Thu 28 Thu 11 MAY Fri 03 Fri 17 Thu 09 Thu 23 Fri 17 Fri 31

JUNE Thu 06 Thu 20 SEPTEMBER Fri 20 Fri 04 Fri 27 Fri 11 OCTOBER Thu 03 Thu 17

7 Crossovers: These departures will operate as per the 2018 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.

YOUR SAVINGS AND DISCOUNTS SAVE A$78

Multiple Trip Discount

SAVE A$309

All prices are per person, twin share.

Young Traveller Discount

Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, VSAM A$226 and VSLT A$259 per person.

Triple Room Discount

SAVE

Past Guests Benefits

VIP Offers & SAVINGS

Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. WiFi: See page 54 for details. Land and Intra Air: Prices include economy air and air-related charges for the flights between Rio de Janeiro-Iguassu, Iguassu-Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires-Lima, and Lima-Cusco, and require purchase of round-trip air travel on LATAM between your gateway city and the itinerary's start and end gateway cities (ticket number required). If flying with another airline between your gateway city and the itinerary's start and end gateway cities, the above prices will be higher. For up-to-date information, visit costsavertour.com.

SEE ONLINE FOR THE BEST AVAILABLE PRICE GUARANTEED

up to

A$150 p.p.

TO GO

costsavertour.com

Passport: Guest passport information for flights is required at time of final payment. Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip. Please note: This trip experiences high elevations, we recommend guests with preexisting medical conditions talk with a doctor prior to travel. All savings and discounts listed are applicable to the land portion of this trip. For optional extension savings and discounts please visit costsavertour.com For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56.

KEY:  FB Full Breakfast  BB Buffet Breakfast  CB Continental Breakfast  IC Iconic Breakfast  L Lunch  D Dinner

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TRIP CODE: VSAM

AD RE Y

Day 1 Arrive Rio de Janeiro (3 Nights) Welcome to Rio de Janerio. Get settled in at your hotel and start exploring before meeting your Travel Director this afternoon. Hotel: Mirador

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Day 10 Lima Sightseeing and Free Time Today, discover the famous Plaza Mayor and Cathedral. See the Government Palace, Archbishop's Palace and City Hall. Visit the San Francisco Monastery, an interesting museum featuring mysterious catacombs. Your afternoon is free. This evening, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a lively dinner at a local restaurant. (BB, D) Day 11 Lima – Cusco – Sacred Valley (2 Nights) Take a morning flight to Cusco where you visit Sacred Valley. Stop at Awanakancha, a living museum where you can see llamas, alpacas, vicuñas and guanucos. Learn about the traditional weaving techniques of the locals before strolling through the famous Pisac Market. After lunch, settle into your hotel. This evening, join your new friends for dinner at a local restaurant. (BB, L, D) Hotel: La Casona de Yucay Day 12 Machu Picchu Excursion This morning, transfer to Ollantaytambo to board your train to Aguas Calientes, the village at the feet of Machu Picchu. As you make your way through Sacred Valley, the train passes little villages and rugged mountains. Transfer to the shuttle system that completes your journey to the marvellous citadel of Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Return to Sacred Valley and share your impressions of Machu Picchu with friends over dinner. (BB, D) Day 13 Sacred Valley – Cusco (2 Nights) This morning, visit Pablo Seminario's workshop. See beautiful pottery incorporating the techniques and styles of the ancient cultures of Peru. On the way to Cusco, visit a local home in Ollantaytambo, sampling the millenary beverage of the Incas at a chicheria and view the fortress of Sacsayhuaman. Once at your hotel, the evening is free. (BB) Hotel: San Agustin Plaza

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Day 14 Cusco Sightseeing and Free Time Today, view Coricancha, also known as the "Temple of the Sun." Discover the Cathedral, considered the best repository of colonial art from Escuela Cuzquena, Cusco's School of Art. Walk through the Inca Street of Loreto, with its remarkable Incan wall construction. Discover the San Pedro market, known for its local products. Later this evening, join your Travel Director and travelling companions for dinner at a local restaurant featuring a folkloric show of song and dance. (BB, D)

TAILOR YOUR TRIP Check online for a range of crafted optional experiences to customise your trip: costsavertour.com/ tours/south-america-discovery

Day 15 Depart Cusco This morning, your Peruvian adventure comes to an end or extend your holiday in Puno and Lake Titicaca. (BB)

PUNO AND LAKE TITICACA OPTIONAL EXTENSION REF: VSLT Day 15 - Cusco – Julica – Puno and Lake Titicaca (2 Nights) Continue your trip with an included flight from Cusco to Juliaca. Visit the Sillustani Burial Towers as you make your way to Puno and Lake Titicaca. Arrive in Puno, situated on the shores of the “Ocean of the Andes.” Spend the evening at your hotel and enjoy an included dinner. (BB, D) Hotel: Taypikala Lago Day 16 - Lake Titicaca Sightseeing This morning, travel by boat toward the Uros Islands. The inhabitants of the lake, the Uros, live just as their ancestors did—upon islands made of reeds. Continue to the Island

of Taquile where you'll experience a culture that thrives on stone and weaving. In the afternoon, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant featuring foods from local growers and fish provided by the lake. Later this afternoon, return to the hotel for an evening of leisure. (BB, L) Day 17 - Puno and Lake Titicaca – Juliaca – Depart Lima Travel back to Lima with an included flight. Say goodbye to your travelling companions as your adventures come to an end. (BB) Airport arrival on Day 17 will be at approximately 5 p.m., please be aware when booking your flights.

Image: Traditional scarves for sale, Lake Titicaca, Peru

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7 DAYS 1 COUNTRY

A$154

Costa Rica Adventure COSTSAVER REGIONAL

PER DAY

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • San Jose Enjoy an orientation tour in the capital city of Costa Rica and explore Sarchi, the arts and crafts capital, famed for its intricately painted oxcarts • Monteverde Cloud Forest Hike with your Local Specialist who offers insights into the region's unique bird and wildlife ecosystems • Arenal Enjoy trails and suspension bridges, hike along lava trails through Mirador 1968, a private reserve, located adjacent to Volcano Arenal National Park and take a scenic float trip safari with your Local Specialist TORTUGUERO

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Day 1 Arrive San Jose Pura vida, welcome to Costa Rica. Get settled in at your hotel and start exploring on your own. Hotel: Aloft San Jose Day 2 San Jose - Monteverde (2 Nights) Start the day with a brief sightseeing tour of San Jose, Costa Rica's vibrant capital city. Head north and stop in Sarchí, a quaint little town known as the cradle of Costa Rican artisanship. The town is perhaps most widely recognised for its colourful and decorative oxcarts that have been made here for over a century. There's time to browse the beautifully intricate arts, crafts and souvenirs. Continue ascending the Tilaran Mountain range and watch as the landscape changes before your eyes as you enter the stunning Cloud Forest area. (BB) Hotel: El Establo Mountain Hotel Day 3 Monteverde Sightseeing and Free Time This morning, join your Local Specialist as you explore The Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve. This world-renowned forest contains a variety of different types of ecosystems. Learn about the thousands of plants and animal species, many of which are endemic to the area—over 400 species of birds alone, including 30 species of hummingbirds. See howler monkeys, sloths, toucans and possibly the resplendent Quetzal bird. Discover unique flora, including orchids, bromeliads and strangler figs, adding to this forest's already impressive beauty. This afternoon, relax or partake in optional activities. This evening, you may want to transfer into town for dinner at a local restaurant. (BB)

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Day 4 Monteverde - Arenal (3 Nights) Today, take in the wonderful vistas of coffee plantations and cattle ranches as you make your way toward Lake Arenal and Arenal Volcano National Park. Arrive at your beautiful resort for a relaxing three night stay. Surrounded by Costa Rica's most

richly diverse ecosystems, your secluded resort features spectacular views overlooking the San Carlos River. Enjoy outdoor pools, a botanical and butterfly garden and abundant wildlife, including tame iguanas roaming around the property. Dinner is included this evening at the resort. (BB, D) Hotel: Tilajari Resort

TORTUGUERO OPTIONAL EXTENSION REF: VRIT This is a locally hosted extension Day 1 - Arrive San Jose Pura vida, welcome to Costa Rica. Get settled in at your hotel and start exploring on your own. Hotel: Aloft San Jose Day 2 - San Jose – Tortuguero (2 Nights) Your adventure begins in the morning as you head for Tortuguero. In Guapiles, board a boat that will take you through miles of protected canals and to your Eco Lodge where lunch and dinner are included. Wander through Tortuguero village as your Local Specialist shows you the local ways of life before visiting the Green Turtle Research Station. (CB, L, D) Hotel: Pachira Lodge Day 3 - Tortuguero Sightseeing and Free Time Rise early to enjoy the beauty of nature at the best time of the day. Mornings are ideal for

cruising the Tortuguero National Park canals as sunrise is when local wildlife is most active. Breakfast will be ready once you get back to the Eco Lodge and the rest of the morning will be at leisure to enjoy your hotel's facilities. In the afternoon, take a guided jungle hike. Learn more about the flora and fauna of this region and the projects for its conservation. This evening, choose to embark on an optional (seasonality restrictions apply) trip to see the sea turtles laying eggs on the beach. (FB, L, D) Day 4 - Tortuguero – San Jose Take a mid-morning departure back to San Jose, crossing Braulio Carrillo National Park along the way. Meet with your Travel Director and continue your Costa Rica Adventure as per Days 1–7 of the itinerary. (FB, L)

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A$1080

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6 Nights accommodation 6 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 2 Dinners City orientation tours

Day 6 Arenal Sightseeing and Free Time This morning, enjoy the sights and sounds of the rainforest and experience its peacefulness— on a safari float trip down the Peñas Blancas River. Appreciate the wonders of the Peñas Blancas River and the surrounding rainforest and farm lands as you glide silently taking photos of monkeys, sloths, iguanas, caimans and numerous tropical birds. Your Local Specialist will share with you educational and interesting explanations about the plants and animals that call the jungle home. Along the way, visit a

farming family who live on the river, untouched by modern conveniences. Return to the resort in time for lunch, followed by a horseback ride through the rainforest. The rest of the day is at leisure to pursue your own interests. Swim, play tennis, stroll through the botanical and butterfly gardens or partake in optional activities such as ziplining, white water rafting adventures or perhaps a massage at the spa. This evening, get together with your fellow travellers for dinner. (BB, L, D) Day 7 Arenal – San Jose Transfer back to San Jose International Airport or extend your holiday to Guanacaste. (FB)

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Start: San Jose - End: San Jose TRIP CODE: VRIC

DEPARTURES WHEN YOU CAN GO Start End Start End SEPTEMBER 2018 7 Sat 15 Sun 23 OCTOBER 7 Sat 13 Sun 21 NOVEMBER 7 Sat 10 Sun 18 MARCH 2019 Sat 30 Sun 07 APRIL Sat 13 Sun 21 Sat 27 Sun 05 MAY Sat 11 Sun 19

JUNE Sat 22 Sun 30 JULY Sat 20 Sun 28 AUGUST Sat 03 Sun 11 Sat 10 Sun 18 SEPTEMBER Sat 14 Sun 22 OCTOBER Sat 12 Sun 20 NOVEMBER Sat 16 Sun 24

7 Crossovers: These departures will operate as per the 2018 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.

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GUANACASTE OPTIONAL EXTENSION REF: VRIG

YOUR SAVINGS AND DISCOUNTS SAVE A$30

Multiple Trip Discount

SAVE A$120

Young Traveller Discount

This is a locally hosted extension.

SAVE A$95 p.p.

Triple Room Discount

Day 7 - Arenal – Guanacaste (2 Nights) Experience a huge contrast in scenery as you transfer to the tropical paradise of Guanacaste, located in the northwestern part of the country along the Pacific Coast, with its famous sun-drenched beaches. (CB) Hotel: Wyndham Tamarindo (Ocean-view Room)

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Day 5 Arenal Full Day Sightseeing Rise and shine for an early guided hike through Mirador 1968. This private reserve, located next to Arenal Volcano National Park, is named in honour of the volcano's greatest eruption which changed the panorama of this region. As you walk along the lava trails, you'll see evidence of the volcanic activity in the area and its effect. Continue to the town of La Fortuna and enjoy some time to browse. This afternoon, head toward the famous Arenal Hanging Bridges Park. Here, “sky walk” with your Local Specialist across suspension bridges and through tree canopies, giving you a close up view of life in the canopy. This evening, visit a hot springs resort where you'll be able to enjoy and relax in the mineral hot pools coming directly from the volcano. (BB)

Day 8 - Guanacaste Free Time A full day at leisure to enjoy your resort's facilities, the area's beaches, surfing, sunning or hiking. (FB) Day 9 - Depart Guanacaste Your Costa Rican holiday ends after breakfast this morning. (FB)

Past Guests Benefits

VIP Offers & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$106 per person. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who purchase air through Costsaver. WiFi: See page 54 for details. Airport arrival to San Jose International Airport will be at approximately 12 p.m., please be aware when booking your flights. Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip. All savings and discounts listed are applicable to the land portion of this trip. For optional extension savings and discounts please visit costsavertour.com For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 56.

KEY:  FB Full Breakfast  BB Buffet Breakfast  CB Continental Breakfast  IC Iconic Breakfast  L Lunch  D Dinner

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BOOKING CONDITIONS AND OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION Large print version is available at: costsavertour.com SUMMARY BOOKING AND CANCELLATION TERMS INFORMATION LAND ONLY GUIDED HOLIDAYS Deposit required Final Payment No of Days 90 days and over 89-65 days 64-45 days

$200 45 days Penalty Deposit Deposit Deposit

GUIDED HOLIDAYS INCLUDING CRUISE * Deposit required Final Payment No of Days 90 days and over 89-65 days 64-45 days

AIR TICKETS $500 90 days Penalty Deposit 25% 50%

Deposit required Final Payment No of Days 90 days and over 89-65 days 64-45 days

As per airline policy As per airline policy Penalty $35 plus airline charges $35 plus airline charges $35 plus airline charges

44-22 days

25%

44-22 days

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$35 plus airline charges

21-8 days

30%

21-8 days

100%

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50% 100%

7-1 days Departure Day/No show

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7-1 days Departure Day/No show * Holland America

YOUR GUIDED HOLIDAY BOOKING Trafalgar Tours (Aust) Pty Ltd is the ‘Sales Company’; Destination America Inc is the ‘Operator’; collectively these companies are referred to as ‘CostSaver’. Your agreement is with CostSaver and a contract is formed when you make a reservation with us that we accept. Enrolment in and payment for a guided holiday shall constitute acceptance by the guest of the terms and conditions in this brochure. These cannot be varied except in writing by an officer of the Company. CostSaver is a trading name of Trafalgar and is used interchangeably within these Terms and Conditions. The invalidity of any provisions herein shall not affect the validity of any other provisions. The agreement shall be construed as though the invalid provision was not contained herein and was replaced with an enforceable provision as similar as possible to the original provision. Disclaimer Travel is personal and each individual’s goals and experiences may differ. CostSaver will not be bound by, or liable for, any description, photograph, representation or warranty made by or provided by any independent third party sales representative, Travel Agent, or other person or entity relating to any holiday offered by CostSaver. Departure Date The departure date is the date indicated on the booking confirmation. Security Security is a major concern to all of us and the situation globally is constantly changing. Events around the world, coupled with the “Travel Advisories” put out by various governments, may at times necessitate changes to the accommodations and itinerary or even trip cancellation. You must accept these risks involved in travel to any country that may experience security difficulties and accept responsibility for your own travel decisions. WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE GUIDED HOLIDAY PRICE Intra-trip Travel By private motorcoach, trains, cruises, ferries and intra-trip flights (see itineraries). Air Transportation Not included unless otherwise outlined in each itinerary page price panel. Guided Holiday By air-conditioned luxury motorcoaches. Please note on some regional holidays smaller motorcoaches without toilet facilities are used. If due to circumstances beyond our control motorcoaches are used otherwise than as advertised, a refund of $10 per person will be made. Toilets may be affected by higher altitude or extreme weather conditions such as freezing temperatures and for the comfort of those on board the motorcoach the toilets may have to be closed. In these circumstances, additional rest breaks will be incorporated into the itinerary. Hotel Accommodation Prices are per person, based on two persons sharing with private bath or shower. Triple rooms may be available on selected holidays in limited numbers. Triple rooms will often feature one foldaway bed plus one double bed. Three adults may find these rooms small and suitcase space slightly restricted. They are generally more suitable for two adults and one child. Every effort has been made to reserve two-bed rooms; however, on some occasions, rooms with one double bed may be the only choice available. These rooms will be allocated to single Travellers and couples first; other rooms may feature a single bed and rollaway bed, murphy bed or sleeper sofa. A limited number of twin rooms are available with our Shared Rooming service. CostSaver shall not be responsible or liable for any claims or issues arising out of the shared rooming. Special room requests (adjacent, connecting or lower-floor rooms, as examples) must be made at time of booking. Special room requests are not guaranteed and are based on availability at time of check-in. Many hotels are 100% smoke-free, including all guest rooms, restaurants, lounges, meeting rooms and public spaces. Smoking in a non-smoking room may result in a fine. Substitute hotels may be used sometimes. We try to use hotels of similar standard. Hotel Frequent Traveller program points are not earned with hotels on CostSaver holidays. Note hotel room sizes, standards, facilities and services provided may vary from country to country and region to region and are often local in style. Cruises Per person prices are based on two persons sharing a cabin with two berths, private shower and toilet. A limited number of single and triple cabins are available at an extra cost.

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

Cruise Line tips/gratuities (aka Hotels Service Charges) to shipboard personnel are included under your total ‘Twin Share’ price Optional Prepaid Gratuities If you have prepaid your gratuities to your Travel Director and Driver, this will be detailed within your holiday documentation. Please note that prepaid gratuities cover only the land portion of your holiday itinerary. We offer this option on the majority of our holiday itineraries. Please check the holiday price panels for the applicable holidays where this option is available. NOT INCLUDED IN GUIDED HOLIDAY PRICE Any items and matters not referred to above, including, airfares to and from your destination, air-related taxes and fees (except where specified); additional fees charged by airlines such as checked and/or excess luggage, seat selections and any other services; passport and visa fees; insurances of all kinds; tips/gratuities to Travel Directors, Local Hosts, Local Specialists and Motorcoach Drivers; laundry; phone calls; minibar; beverages and meals not detailed in the itinerary; Optional Experiences; and all items of a personal nature. Additional taxes and surcharges may be collected by foreign governmental and non-governmental entities. The price does not cover costs and expenses, including your return home, if you leave the guided holiday whether of your own volition, our decision based on behaviour that disrupts the trip, due to illness, action by any government or other reason. This list is illustrative and not a complete list of every item not included. RESERVATIONS & PAYMENTS 1. Your guided holiday will be confirmed after receipt of a non-refundable, non-transferable deposit as detailed in the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms table. We reserve the right to refuse a booking without giving any reason and shall in that event return any deposit received. If not received within 7 calendar days of booking, the reservation will automatically be cancelled. On certain departures, deposits may be required at time of booking to hold seats. 2. Air-inclusive bookings may require an additional nonrefundable deposit or payment in full at the time of booking, see ‘Air Arrangements’ section. 3. Final payment for your land reservation will be due prior to departure no later than as detailed in the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms table. Payment in full will be required at time of booking for reservations made less than 45/90 days prior to the departure date. 4. CostSaver reserves the right to cancel the reservation and impose cancellation charges if any payment is not received as detailed within the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms table above. CostSaver will not be responsible for lost land and/or air reservations. 5. Credit Card Bookings: CostSaver should be advised of your credit card number when making your reservation directly with us. For security purposes, we are required to collect the guest’s credit card billing address, card expiration date and the customer verification code every time a payment is applied. A fee of 1% will be applied at the time of payment when paying by credit card. 6. Any special meal requirements, including allergies, must be provided at time of booking and are received on a REQUEST basis only. CostSaver cannot assure special meal requests will be fulfilled and does not assume responsibility or liability if requests are not fulfilled. 7. Your Travel Agent shall hold all monies for each and every person named in the booking until the booking is confirmed at which time your Travel Agent shall provide those monies promptly to us. You consent to us depositing monies received by us as required by law. We will be entitled to keep interest earned on monies. You consent that all monies paid to us whether through your Travel Agent, by deposit or otherwise, may be disbursed by us as and when we see fit. Travel Documents Provided full payment has been received and registration completed, travel documents will be available in electronic format no later than 21 days prior to departure. You may opt to receive hard copy documents in which case these will be sent to you approximately 21 days prior to the departure date. If final payment is not received when due, costs to courier documents will be the responsibility of the Travel Agent.

EXTRA ACCOMMODATIONS

CHARGEABLE TRANSFERS

Deposit required No additional deposit required Final Payment In accordance with guided holiday No of Days Penalty 90 days and over $35 89-65 days $35 64-45 days $35 Higher of $35 or 44-22 days 25% of accommodation price Higher of $35 or 21-8 days 30% of accommodation price 7-1 days 100% of accommodation price Departure Day/ 100% of accommodation price No show

Deposit required No additional deposit required Final Payment In accordance with guided holiday No of Days Penalty 90 days and over $35 89-65 days $35 64-45 days $35 Higher of $35 or 44-22 days 25% of transfer price Higher of $35 or 21-8 days 30% of transfer price 7-1 days 100% of transfer price Departure Day/ 100% of transfer price No show

If you are leaving home earlier, please ask your Travel Agent to request your travel documents well in advance. Please also make sure that you provide your Travel Agent with the flight details that are booked independently no less than 21 days prior to flight departure date. Passports, Visas and other Entry/Exit Requirements All guests including children must be in possession of a machine-readable passport valid for 6 months after their trip return date along with applicable visas. Please refer to “Passport and Visas” section. Due to government imposed security/ immigration measures, passport and emergency contact information is required for all guests prior to the release of travel documents. It is the guest’s sole responsibility to secure and/or pay for any and all visas, affidavits, immunisations, etc. that are required to be permitted entry into each destination. In some countries you may be subject to entry (reciprocity) fees and/or departure taxes/ exit fees which will be collected at the airports upon entry/departure by local government authorities. Please note that entry to any country may be refused even if the required information and travel documents are complete. For up-to-date detailed information on travel documents and visas, entry/exit taxes and further information on entry and exit requirements please check with your Travel Agent or local consular services. Obtaining and carrying these documents is your sole responsibility. CostSaver bears no responsibility for such information and will not be responsible for advising and/or obtaining required travel documentation for any guest, or for any delays, damages, and/ or losses including missed portions of your holiday related to improper documentation or government decisions about entry. BOOKING CHANGES, CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS Booking Changes A fee of $35 or more per person, per change plus any further cost we incur, will be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation including name changes, after the booking is confirmed. Costs and charges may increase closer to the departure date that changes are made. We will try to make your requested change but it may not be possible. A change of guided holiday date or itinerary within 45/90 days of departure date will be treated as a cancellation. Cancellation fees will apply except when the change is to an earlier departure date and the guided holiday price is equivalent or greater, in which case a $35 (or more) per person amendment fee will be charged. You must also pay any charges imposed by airlines for any changes, including name and date changes. This can be up to 100% of the value of the ticket. CANCELLATIONS AND CANCELLATION FEES Travel arrangements for any member of the party may be cancelled at any time by written notice by the person who made the booking. Please note the following: • If notice of cancellation is received by CostSaver more than 45/90 days (as detailed in the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms Table) prior to the guided holiday departure date, deposit will be retained. • If full payment is not received 45/90 days (as detailed in the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms Table) prior to departure date, CostSaver has the right to cancel your reservation. CostSaver will not be responsible for lost reservations. • Notice of cancellation must be made in writing directly to CostSaver or through your Travel Agent. Please also refer to CostSaver Gold Seal Additional Protection. • If a person in a party cancels and there is a room change caused by this cancellation (such as a Twin/ Double to Single, or Triple to Twin/Double), charges for the new room type will be the responsibility of the remaining party. The charges detailed in the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms table (includes GST), representing costs incurred by CostSaver in cancelling your travel arrangements, will apply when notice of cancellation for guided holiday is given after the booking is confirmed. Please also refer to CostSaver’s Gold Seal Additional Protection. • If a guest fails to join the guided holiday on the day of departure, cancellation fees will be 100% (unless the guest notifies us of the delay and joins the guided holiday later at their own expense).

• Cancellation fees as per the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms Table apply to additional accommodation and/or chargeable transfers prior to and after the guided holiday or cruise reserved through CostSaver and are additional to any cancellation fees or other charges that may be levied by your Travel Agent. Airline Flights/Tickets: After deposit has been received, any change incurs a $35 service fee per person PLUS any additional change/cancellation fee imposed by the Airline. Some airfares including published fares booked by CostSaver are non-changeable and non-refundable. See ‘Air Cancellation’ Section. • CostSaver is not responsible for other travel arrangements that you or your party has made outside CostSaver and which are affected by our cancellations. If the reason for your cancellation is covered under your insurance, you may be able to reclaim these charges from your insurer. You or your Travel Agent are responsible to make the claim to your insurer. Illness or Absence Early return expenses are the guest’s responsibility. There is no refund for absence or early departure from a guided holiday, including but not limited to missed hotels, transfers, meals or sightseeing. CostSaver urges you to purchase travel insurance to cover such circumstances. CostSaver makes no representation or guarantees concerning reimbursement, scope of coverage, or other aspects of any travel insurance policy or claim. AIR ARRANGEMENTS Reservations/Ticketing If an air reservation is made by CostSaver payment in full may be required for your airfare at the time of booking your flights in relation to your CostSaver holiday to get you to/from your destination. On receipt of full air payment your airfare, taxes and fuel surcharges are final. This will be regardless of future price fluctuations up or down. When booking a guided holiday including flights, you will be required, at the time of booking, to provide us the full name as detailed on the passport, passport number, date and place of issue for each guest. Changes to flight itineraries and name changes and/or corrections may either not be allowed or may result in penalties charged by the airline. These are the guest’s responsibility. Airlines (and other travel providers including CostSaver) change prices and routes from time to time. All air routings are in the sole control of the airline and are subject to change at any time. Air Cancellation Cancellations incur a service fee of $35 per person, plus any airline penalties. Airline imposed penalties may be up to 100% of the air ticket price. Published Fares, Priced Match Fares, Promo Fares and some other airfares booked are non-refundable. Airline Seating Seats are limited in our contracted class of service and may not be available on every flight. CostSaver does not hold block space on any airline and does not assure seat availability for every single guided holiday departure date. Not all airlines offer pre-assigned seats. Some may charge for pre-assigned seats. Seat assignments are not guaranteed and are subject to change without notice due to a schedule change, equipment change or other unforeseen circumstances. Seating is solely under the airline’s control. Any additional charge imposed by airlines will be at guests’ expense. Where pre-assigned seats are not offered or different seats are desired, guests must contact airline(s) directly to arrange seating assignments as well as special meal requests. CostSaver does not assure that these requests will be granted. Airline Availability CostSaver reserves the right to offer alternative schedules for itineraries affected by airline schedule changes and equipment. Flight delays, flight cancellation and schedule changes are the responsibility of the airline. CostSaver will not be responsible or liable for such delays or rescheduling. Airline Special Requests Seat assignment and special meal requests can be requested at time of booking. CostSaver does not assure the request will be granted. Frequent flyer miles can be accrued on most air carriers. Upgrades using mileage are not permitted. Many airlines do not automatically add frequent flyer numbers to records for flights booked and ticketed by CostSaver. It is the guest’s responsibility to request frequent flyer credit from the airline. CostSaver shall not be responsible for matters concerning frequent flyer miles.

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CRUISE ARRANGEMENTS Cruise Accommodations Based on two persons sharing a cabin with two berths, private shower and toilet. Cruise Fees & Taxes Your twin share Guided Holiday & Cruise price includes an amount covering Cruise Fees & Taxes. Cruise Fees, or “Non-Discountable Amount” as referred to by the cruise line, is a mandatory fee charged by the cruise line. That portion of the price is not subject to reduction in a discount promotion, nor commissionable to Travel Agents. Cruise Taxes, as used by the cruise line, refers to certain taxes, fees and charges imposed by governments or quasi-government authorities, relating to any aspect of your cruise, for example, customs fees, head taxes, inspection fees, immigration and naturalization fees, harbour maintenance fees and taxes. Government fees and taxes are subject to change without notice and will apply regardless of your booking’s payment status. The cruise line reserves the right to impose or pass through fuel surcharges, security surcharges or other incidental surcharges. No right of cancellation exists in these circumstances. These additional Cruise Fees & Taxes are listed in the date and price panel of each Guided Holiday & Cruise program. Cruise Line Immigration Questionnaire These mandatory forms are available online with your cruise company and must be completed online at least 30 days before your departure. Shore Excursions To make your holiday even more memorable, cruise lines offer an extensive program of optional shore excursions. Confirmed guests may book shore excursions online direct with the cruise operator in advance of sailing. Staterooms “Ocean-view Stateroom” is a cabin which features a porthole or window, contrasted with an “Inside Stateroom.” Cabin assignment is strictly controlled by the cruise lines. Ships’ Registry Holland America Line: ms Volendam, ms Nieuw Amsterdam, ms Westerdam, ms Noordam, ms Zaandam - The Netherlands. GENERAL INFORMATION & CONDITIONS Guided Holiday Prices Costs and exchange rates are constantly changing and CostSaver want to offer the best possible prices. Please therefore contact our dedicated regional call centres or visit our website (costsavertour. com) for the most up to date competitive price. From prices shown on the tour pages are based on the prices available on the date of production of this brochure (see back cover). Prices are based on costs, charges, tariffs, rates, prices, taxes, levies, exchange rates and other considerations as of the production date of this brochure (see back cover). All are subject to change. No surcharges regarding cost or currency fluctuations will be made to the LAND only price once the deposit is received. No refund will be made on account of reduction of any of the above. If the total guided holiday price increases by more than 10%, guests will have the option to cancel the guided holiday within 7 days of notification of the surcharge without penalty. All prices are in Australian Dollars unless specified. Other Fees and Taxes Taxes and fees are subject to change without notice and will be confirmed at time of booking. Any additional fees charged by the airlines such as luggage handling, seat selections, and/or any other services are the sole responsibility of the guest(s). Additional air-related restrictions apply. Guided Holiday Participation On all guided holidays children under 5 years of age are not eligible to travel. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult, who will be responsible for their welfare and supervision. Alcoholic beverages will not be served to guests under the legal age for alcohol consumption in the country being visited. Minors under age 18 travelling to certain foreign countries must be accompanied by both parents or have a notarised letter of consent signed by the parent(s) not travelling. CostSaver is not responsible for any losses if you fail to have appropriate documentation. If the other parent is deceased or the child has only one legal parent, a notarised statement must be obtained as proof. CostSaver seeks to provide a safe, enjoyable and memorable travel experience for all guests. CostSaver welcomes guests with special needs or disabilities. Please note the following: - Guests must advise CostSaver, at time of booking, of any physical, medical or other special needs that require accommodating. CostSaver will make reasonable modifications to its policies, practices and procedures when necessary, unless doing so will fundamentally alter the nature of the services provided. - Guests must ensure they are medically and physically able to travel. - CostSaver may impose safety requirements. CostSaver may exclude an individual from participating in a guided holiday or an activity if the individual’s participation poses a threat to the health or safety of others. This decision, made solely by CostSaver, to exclude an individual will be based on an individualized assessment based on reasonable judgment that relies on current medical evidence or on the best available objective evidence to determine the nature, duration and severity of the risk, the probability that potential injury will occur and whether reasonable modifications of policies, practices or procedures will mitigate the risk. No refunds will be given if the decision is made to exclude a guest. - CostSaver does not provide personal devices (such as wheelchairs, hearing aids or prescription eye glasses) or services of a personal nature (such as eating, toileting or dressing). A Traveller who requires services of a personal nature (eating, toileting or dressing, as examples) should strongly consider bringing a companion to provide such assistance and must

understand that other Travellers, Travel Directors and CostSaver Staff will not be available for such purposes. - Regrettably, motorised scooters are not allowed on guided holidays. - CostSaver does not employ medical personnel. Any necessary medical attention must be sought at a local facility, if available, at the guest’s expense. CostSaver is not responsible or liable for losses or costs incurred due to unavailability of medical services, or medical services obtained while on holiday, or for the quality of the care or services received. Medical care in other countries is not always comparable to care that you may receive in your local area. You are encouraged to purchase medical insurance that will cover you while on holiday. Your regular health insurance benefits may not apply abroad. - In purchasing your holiday, you attest that you are physically fit for it. If you have concerns please request additional details about your journey from your Travel Agent or CostSaver. - Some guided holidays include rough terrain, extensive walking over cobblestone streets, uneven pavement, steps and/or locations which may not be easily accessible or accessible by wheelchair. During the guided holiday, CostSaver may make arrangements with carriers, hotels and other independent suppliers to provide travel services. These parties are independent entities which CostSaver does not control. CostSaver cannot guarantee disability access or accommodations for guests travelling on international guided holidays. Many Optional Experiences are operated by independent third party suppliers, not CostSaver. These are not part of the holiday package provided by us. Your contract will be with the operator of the experience. We are not responsible for providing of the experience, or anything that happens during the experience. Some experiences involve outdoor activities and/or can be physically demanding. You must make your own decisions about experiences and participate only in activities that suit your physical ability: we suggest that you speak with your medical provider if you have questions about your abilities. We recommend you check whether any insurance you have also includes your participation in adventure activities you may undertake. CostSaver may, in its sole discretion, decline booking any guest or remove any guest who cannot comply or refuses to comply with CostSaver’s terms and conditions. If this occurs, you are responsible for the cost of travel back to your hometown and CostSaver shall not be liable for your losses and no refund shall be provided. Behaviour We are here to provide the best services possible but in doing so we will not tolerate abusive or aggressive behaviour from our guests. We will refuse to deal with and may terminate the holiday of guests who assault our Company Representatives or who are abusive or aggressive. When you make a booking, you accept responsibility for the proper conduct of all members of your party during your stay. We reserve the right at any time to terminate the travel arrangements and/or cease to deal with any party member(s) whose behaviour, in the reasonable opinion of us or our suppliers, may cause danger, upset, disruption or distress to anyone else or damage to property. Full cancellation charges will apply and no refund will be made. We shall have no obligation to pay compensation or meet any costs or expenses (including but not limited to alternative accommodation and return transportation arrangements) guest may incur as a result of the travel arrangements being terminated. If you damage the accommodation in which you are staying or any property, you must reimburse the accommodation provider or property owner concerned for the cost of the damage before the end of your stay if the cost has been established by then or as soon as it has been established if later. You must indemnify us for the full amount of any claim (also including legal costs) made against us. Criminal proceedings may be instigated. CostSaver is not responsible for any costs incurred concerning a guest removed from a guided holiday or aircraft, ship or train. Guests agree not to hold CostSaver or any of its related entities liable for any actions taken under these terms and conditions. Young Traveller Discount The Young Traveller must be under age 18 on the departure date to be eligible for the discount, and must be accompanied by an adult, sharing a twin or triple room. Only two Young Traveller discounts per room are permitted. The Young Traveller discount may not be applicable on certain itineraries or regions and applies to the land only portion of a trip. Please see ‘Special Offers’ for details. Itinerary Variations CostSaver strives to improve guided holiday itineraries, services and features. If improvements can be made, or if circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary, we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods multiple departures may operate, sometimes in reverse order; hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages. On guided holidays which include cruises, the ship may be changed for operational reasons. Departures in early and late season are potentially operated in cool weather conditions. As a result, itinerary variations may occur. Certain activities may not be precisely as described or may not be available due to seasonality or weather conditions. We will try to notify you or your Travel Agent of changes. If your enjoyment may be diminished by such limitations, please check with us or your Travel Agent before making a reservation. Holidays & Changes During local or national holidays, certain facilities such as museums, sightseeing trips and shopping may be limited or unavailable. In such instances itinerary changes are made by CostSaver seeking to reduce inconvenience to guests. Such changes

are deemed not to be a major change to the itinerary, and no compensation will be payable to guests. Holidays, closing days and other circumstances may necessitate a change of the day of the week for scheduled regional meals, sightseeing or other activities. If you feel your enjoyment might be diminished by any of these circumstances please check with the respective national tourist office before selecting a specific departure date. Extended stays If you arranged with us to remain at a destination before or after your guided holiday, your stay will be at your sole expense as is the transfer to either the hotel or airport. Please see the ‘Extra Nights Accomodation’ section for a list of pre- and post-guided holiday accommodation. Space is limited and if available is for up to three nights before and/or after each guided holiday. Breakfast and luggage handling is not included unless otherwise noted. CostSaver does not provide complimentary transfers for guests booking pre-and post-night accommodations. However, inexpensive airport transfers can be purchased from CostSaver. If your extra night accommodation is not the hotel where your guided holiday begins or ends, you will be responsible for your transfer arrangements at your own expense. For more details about transfers in your specific tour gateway, please contact us or speak to your travel agent. For your comfort CostSaver operates a daily seat rotation system and enforces a strict no smoking (including e-cigarettes) and no alcohol policy on board motorcoaches. Regular comfort stops are made on travelling days. Many hotels, restaurants, trains, cruises and other venues are 100% smoke free. Guided Holiday Cancellation CostSaver reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any guided holiday departure in any circumstances, including in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If a cancellation is made by CostSaver any time prior to the departure date of the guided holiday except when you failed to pay the final balance on time, CostSaver will either refund the amount received for the guided holiday booking, or offer a comparable holiday if available. CostSaver will refund any difference in price if the alternative is of a lower price however, the guest will be responsible for additional costs if the alternative is priced higher. CostSaver is not responsible for other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations and is not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on other travel arrangements including air tickets. Travel Insurance CostSaver recommends that all guests purchase comprehensive Travel Insurance. Certain countries have a requirement for foreign visitors to have valid medical insurance on entry. CostSaver cannot be held responsible for denied entry if a guest is unable to provide details to authorities of insurance or denial of entry for any reason. Disclaimer of Warranties The Operator warrants only that the services shall be generally, though in view of the vagaries of travel, not necessarily precisely, as described, and subject to changes and the other terms and conditions herein. All other warranties, express and implied, including warranties of fitness for a specific purpose and merchantability are expressly excluded. There is no warranty that extends beyond the description of the face hereof. RESPONSIBILITY Complete Agreement These booking conditions, together with the other terms incorporated into this contract referred to below, represent the entire agreement between the parties. Changes The Operator shall be responsible to the guest for supplying the services and accommodations described in this brochure, except where they cannot be supplied or the itinerary is changed due to delays or other causes of whatever kind or nature beyond the Operator’s control. In such circumstances, the Operator will seek to supply comparable services, accommodations and itineraries and there shall be no refund in these circumstances. Disclaimer of Liability Neither CostSaver nor the Operator nor its agents or affiliated entities (“released parties”) shall be responsible or liable for cancellations, acts of other service providers, diversions or substitution of equipment or any act, variation, postponement, omission or default by air carriers, land carriers, hoteliers or hotels, transportation companies, or any other persons providing services or accommodations to guests including any results thereof, such as changes in services, accommodations or facilities. Nor shall they be liable for loss or damage to luggage or property, or for injury, illness or death, or for any damages or claims whatsoever arising from loss, negligence or delay from the act, error, omission default or negligence of any person not its direct employee or under its exclusive control, including any act, error, omission, default, or negligence of any country, government or governmental authority, officer or employee. The released parties shall not be liable for indirect, special or consequential damages. All luggage and personal effects are at all times and in all circumstances at the risk of the guided holiday participant. CostSaver recommends that guest obtain luggage insurance. After return at the end of the guided holiday, if lost articles are found and returned to the owner, a service fee will be charged. The Travel Directors, carriers, hotels and other suppliers who provide services on guided holiday are independent contractors; they are not agents, employees or servants of the Operator or its associated companies. All certificates and other travel documents for services issued by the Operator are subject to the terms and conditions specified by the carriers and suppliers and to the laws of the countries in which the services are supplied. Carriage by sea is subject to the Carrier’s Conditions of Carriage which are

expressly incorporated into this contract, copies of which are available upon request. The released parties are not responsible for any criminal or other conduct by third parties, whether criminal, intentional, grossly negligent, negligent or otherwise. Additional Risks Additional risks and dangers may arise including, but not limited to, hazards of travelling in undeveloped areas, hazards of travel by boat, train, automobile, aircraft and other means of conveyance, animal interactions, forces of nature, political unrest, other unrest, hazardous local customs and practices, differing levels of sanitation, differing standards of safety, risks associated with water, food, plants, insects and differing animal regulation, accident or illness in areas lacking means of rapid evacuation or medical facilities, and acts of national and local governments and unrest and acts of others against governments. These risks are not an exhaustive list but are examples of many kinds of risks. You are voluntarily participating in these activities with the knowledge that there are significant dangers involved, and you hereby agree to accept any and all risks. As lawful consideration for the agreement with CostSaver to participate in such trips and activities you agree you will not make a claim against CostSaver, its related companies or its personnel or sue for bodily injury, emotional trauma, death, property loss or damage or other loss, cost or expense, however caused, as a result of or related to your contracting for, travelling to or from, or in any and every other way participating in the trip. You release CostSaver, its related companies and its personnel from any and all claims, known or unknown, arising from contracting for, travelling to or from, and in any and every way participating in a trip. This release of liability and assumption of risk agreement is entered into on behalf of you and all members of your family and party, also including minors accompanying you. This agreement also binds your heirs, legal representatives and assigns. Safety Where the guest occupies a motorcoach seat fitted with a safety belt, neither CostSaver nor the Operator nor its agents or co-operating organisations or service providers will be liable for any injury, illness or death or for any loss or damages or claims whatsoever arising from any accident or incident, if the safety belt is not being worn at the time of such an accident or incident. This exclusion and limitation of liability shall not be used to imply that the Operator or its agents or affiliated entities are liable in other circumstances. International Treaties Transportation companies, airlines etc. are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time guests are not on board planes, transportation or conveyances. We rely on international convention which may apply to the services provided by us, our suppliers or agents with respect to any claim of any nature brought by you against us as a result of the provision of those services. International conventions which apply may include: Warsaw Convention 1929, (as amended by Hague Protocol and Montreal Protocol) in relation to air travel, or Montreal Convention; the Berne Convention for rail travel; Athens Convention 1974 for carriage by sea; the Geneva Convention for carriage by road and the Paris Convention 1962 for Hotels. We are to be regarded as having all the benefits of these conventions on limiting our liability in relation to any claim for death, injury, loss, damage and delay to guests and luggage. Trafalgar Tours (Aust) Pty Ltd’s Limited Role Trafalgar Tours (Aust) Pty Ltd is only responsible for the services of reservations and ticketing. It does not accept any responsibility or liability for any of the acts, omissions or defaults, whether negligent or otherwise, of any of the companies of the Trafalgar group of companies. All matters arising in relation to the services provided by Trafalgar Tours (Aust) Pty Ltd, but not in respect of other things, are subject to the law of the state of New South Wales. Errors and Omissions In the case of computer or human billing errors, we reserve the right to re-invoice participants with correct billing. Every effort is made to ensure brochure accuracy at the time of going to press; however CostSaver cannot be held responsible for printing or typographical errors, or errors arising from unforeseen circumstances. Moreover, photographs and descriptions of locations or attractions are merely representative of conditions that existed at time of brochure printing and conditions may not be the same at the time of your journey. The airline(s) featured or nominated in this brochure do not by virtue of their endorsement of this brochure commit or represent themselves either as contracting with any purchaser of a holiday from CostSaver group or as having any other legal relationship with them. All bookings made with any provider of any transport, facilities, meals, other goods or of any services are subject to terms and conditions and exclusions and/or limitations of liability imposed by them in relation to matters not covered particularly and expressly by our agreement with CostSaver. If you decide that you do not want to visit a country or part of a country you intended to visit because of any law, condition or requirement of any government or governmental authority, official, servant or agent, you are responsible for any costs, expenses, charges, fees, losses or damage incurred as a consequence and any cancellation or amendment fees. None of the companies in the CostSaver group of companies, or any of their staff or agents, accept any responsibility or liability for your acts, omissions, defaults, conduct, state of health, condition or circumstances. COMPLAINT PROCEDURES & CONSUMER PROTECTION Complaint Procedure If you have a problem during your holiday please inform CostSaver’s Travel Director/

Local Representative immediately, who will try to make things right. If the matter was not resolved locally, please write to CostSaver’s Guest Relations Department at the address below within sixty (60) days of the end of the CostSaver holiday, as it is important that you provide us the information quickly. Please quote your booking reference number and all relevant information. Failure to follow this procedure may delay or deny us the opportunity to investigate and rectify the problem, which may affect the way your complaint is dealt with and your rights under this contract. Data Protection To process your guided holiday booking, CostSaver will need to use personal information for you and guests in your booking. Personal information may include each guest’s name, address, phone number, email address, passport number, and sensitive information such as health, medical, dietary, mobility, religious or other special requirements. This personal information may be passed on to other suppliers of your travel arrangements in addition to public authorities (such as customs and immigration), security and credit checking organisations, and otherwise as required by law. We may need to provide personal information to contractors who provide services to or for us (e.g. sending mail, providing marketing assistance, etc). This may involve sending personal information (including sensitive information) to other countries that may not afford the same level of protection of personal information. In making your booking, you consent to your personal data being passed to relevant third parties as set out above. We may also use the personal information you provide us to review and improve the guided holidays and services that we offer, and to contact you (by post, email and/ or telephone) about other guided holidays and services offered by CostSaver that you may be interested in. If you don’t want to receive this information, or if you want a copy of the personal information we hold about you, write to us at CostSaver, Attn: TRAFALGAR TOURS (AUST) PTY LTD, TRAVEL HOUSE, LEVEL 2, 35 GRAFTON STREET, BONDI JUNCTION, NSW 2022. A fee may be charged for supplying you with this information as permitted by law. OTHER CONDITIONS Each guest is required to comply with the terms, conditions, requirements, laws, rules and/or regulations of any service provider, or any country or governmental authority, and shall be liable for any such non-compliance. Booking Arrangements Your booking arrangements can be made through your Travel Agent or with us directly. When you make a booking you must be at least 18 years of age at the time of booking. You are guaranteeing that you understand and have the authority to accept and do accept on behalf of yourself and all members of your party the terms of these booking conditions. We will deal only with the lead booking name in all subsequent correspondence and dealings. You are responsible for making all payments due, ensuring the accuracy of all personal details and other information supplied in respect of yourself and your party, notifying us of any changes or cancellations and for receiving correspondence and keeping your party informed. Additional Optional Experiences With CostSaver, you will enjoy many famous highlights as included features on your guided holiday, at no extra cost. An exciting array of additional Optional Experiences and Activities may be made available to further enhance your experience. These Experiences and Activities are optional, and are offered at special preferential prices. They can be booked only after you start your guided holiday, as many of them are carefully programmed to coincide with highlights available at the time of your visit. A detailed list and cost of these will be included in your travel documentation as well as available on the CostSaver website. You can book and pay for them through your Travel Director, by cash or credit card. Optional Experiences may vary due to seasonal conditions and require minimum guest participation. Prices are subject to change without notice. Please also see the relevant section of “Guided Holiday Participation” regarding limitation (exclusion) of our liability for Optional Experiences operated by independent third party suppliers. TRAFALGAR TOURS (AUST) PTY LTD (ABN 73 000 717 715) Travel House, Level 2, 35 Grafton Street, Bondi Junction, N.S.W. 2022 Telephone Numbers: SYD Metro area 9657 3333 All other areas 1 300 78 78 78 Fax: (02) 9657 3456 License No: 2TA00 1889]* Tour Operators: Destination America Inc, 801 East Katella Avenue, Anaheim, California 92805 The Trafalgar group of companies has Marketing/ Sales/Administrative offices/agents in: Australia, Bermuda,Canada, China, Guernsey, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom and the USA. For further information visit our website at: costsavertour.com This brochure supersedes any other prior brochure on the market. See back cover for brochure version and print date. Major Credit Cards Accepted

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OUR GREAT VALUE HOTELS Staying at a variety of properties from authentic locations like 320 Guest Ranch in Big Sky Montana to boutique hotels like The Paul Hotel in New York, we hand-pick accommodations that are just right for you. For full details, please see the hotels listed on your holiday’s itinerary page.

EXTRA NIGHTS’ ACCOMMODATION Each itinerary shows the city where your holiday starts and ends. Choose up to three nights before and/or after your holiday and ask your Travel Agent to make the reservations when you book your holiday. Prices are per person, per night on a single, twin/double and triple basis, based on two-bedded rooms with private facilities, including all applicable taxes and service charges. Luggage handling and breakfast not included unless otherwise specified. Check with your Travel Agent for availability and rates. Prices are applicable for stays between 01 Jan ‘19 - 31 Dec ‘19 unless specified otherwise in the table below. A$ per person, per night City

Hotel

Season

Single

Twin

Anaheim

Red Lion Anaheim

All

225

113

Triple 83

Buenos Aires

Cyan Hotel de las Americas‡

All

151

76

66

Boston

Holiday Inn Express Saugus‡*

All

171

86

57

Calgary

Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown

01 Jan - 04 Jul, 14 Jul - 31 Dec ‘19

150

75

56

05 Jul - 13 Jul ‘19

446

223

154 116

Chicago

Hotel Indigo Chicago Downtown Gold Coast

All

326

163

Cusco

San Agustin Plaza

All

163

82

72

Denver

Best Western Plus DIA Inn & Suites‡*

01 Jan - 22 Jun, 03 Jul - 31 Dec ‘19 23 Jun - 02 Jul ‘19

238 402

119 201

79 142

Guanacaste

Wyndham Tamarindo‡

All

362

181

147 62

Las Vegas

Circus Circus Hotel & Resort

All

132

66

Lima

La Hacienda Hotel & Casino‡

All

171

85

79

Los Angeles

Hilton Los Angeles Airport*

All

371

186

139

All

304

152

116

All

326

163

124 94

Montreal

Hotel Gouverneur Place Dupuis

All

246

123

Nashville

Quality Inn‡

All

238

119

79

New Orleans

Wyndham New Orleans French Quarter - Weekday All

211

105

70

Wyndham New Orleans French Quarter - Weekend All

363

182

121

New York

The Excelsior

All

464

232

173

The Paul NYC

All

484

242

191

Rio de Janerio

Hotel Miador‡

All

186

93

72

San Jose

Aloft‡

All

152

76

67

Toronto

Chelsea Hotel

90

Vancouver

Washington D.C.

Ramada Inn & Suites Downtown Vancouver

Courtyard Washington DC/US Capitol

01 May - 31 Aug ‘19

219

109

01 Sep - 30 Sep ‘19

240

120

98

01 Apr - 31 May ‘19

331

166

122

01 Jun - 30 Sep ‘19

423

212

153

01 Oct - 31 Oct ‘19

243

121

93

All

382

191

142

‡Breakfast Included *Includes Complimentary Airport Transfer Conditions: Extra hotel nights should be booked at the time of your holiday reservation; they are subject to availability and offered only in conjunction with the holiday you are booking. Space is limited and blackout dates may apply. Hotels may vary between holiday departures; your Travel Agent will advise you of the confirmed hotel(s).

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READY, STEADY…. GO Don’t forget to Register Every travel moment counts and to ensure that your trip runs effortlessly, as well as making sure we can contact you in the unlikely event of an emergency, we require all our guests to register before they travel. This is easily done online, in Manage My Booking. Registering takes only a few minutes and then you’ll be set for a trip of unforgettable moments. Here’s what you’ll need to enter: 1. Y  our contact details, such as email address and mobile number you will be travelling with 2. Someone at home we can contact in case of an emergency 3. Your passport and insurance details Visit Costsavertour.com/registration to complete your registration and start personalising your holiday.

ONCE ACTIVATED, YOU’RE READY TO TRAVEL! All guests will need to register on Manage My Booking to receive their trip documentation. Once registered, you’ll receive an email approximately 21 days prior to your departure with a link to download your electronic documents. We’re committed to long-term sustainability, so by choosing this paperless option, you’re supporting our efforts to reforest 100 acres of land across Tanzania and Northern California. Printed documents will be available on a request basis should this be more convenient for you.

PASSPORTS AND VISAS Each guest is responsible for ensuring their passport is valid for at least 6 months beyond the conclusion of their trip and all necessary visas and permits have been acquired. Contact your Travel Agent, airline or relevant government authorities to obtain the necessary travel information.

BROCHURE TERMINOLOGY Here is a description of some of the specific terms used in the itinerary pages of this brochure: Visit – In-depth sightseeing with a Local Specialist or Travel Director; includes fast track entry (where applicable). View – A  brief stop to take in the sight and capture photos. See – S  ee the sight while driving by on the coach, or from your cruise or train.

COSTSAVER’S GOLD SEAL ADDITIONAL PROTECTION COSTSAVER’S GOLD SEAL ADDITIONAL PROTECTION PLAN COSTS ONLY A$99 PER PERSON (PAYABLE WITH YOUR DEPOSIT ONLY) AND INCLUDES: ON YOUR HOLIDAY Should you, or your travel companion, leave at anytime during the trip for personal sickness reasons or be required to return to Australia due to injury, illness or death, you and your companion will be refunded up to A$90 per person per day for the unused portion of the holiday (note that in some cases hotels require a one night cancellation fee). A doctor’s certificate is required.

RETURN FLIGHT SECURITY If you or a member of your direct family in Australia should fall sick* while you are on your CostSaver guided holiday, we will take care of the additional cost of tickets for your earlier or later return home in the same class of air travel on the first available flight, provided you hold round-trip tickets on CostSaver’s recommended airline(s) booked through CostSaver from Australia.

PRE-PAID CANCELLATION OPTION Your deposit and/or payment to CostSaver will be refunded in full or you will have the option to carry it over to another CostSaver or TTC holiday should you cancel your holiday for any reason prior to 30 days from departure date from Australia. This cancellation option covers land arrangements made by CostSaver only. If the Australian Government DFAT advice for the destination changes to “Reconsider the need to travel” or “Do not travel” you may have your deposit and / or payment refunded at any time prior to tour commencement or you will have the option to carry it over to another CostSaver or TTC holiday. Prior to departure from Australia your airfares are not covered by Gold Seal. We recommend you take out Covermore Travel Insurance specifically covering the value of your airfares should you cancel your holiday (Please review Covermore terms and conditions around cancellation cover). We are happy to help you with arranging that travel insurance. Any rebooking costs of airfares prior to departure are not covered by Gold Seal. Cancellation option fee is not refundable for any reason Please note that travel agent fees and cancellation fees may apply. * Medical certificates as proof of all illness claims must be supplied.

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EXPLORE THE WORLD WITH COSTSAVER EUROPE • BRITAIN • USA • CANADA • LATIN AMERICA • ASIA

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For a CostSaver expert travel advice, bookings,

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