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OUR ASIA TRAVEL STYLE HANDCRAFTED FOR YOU REGIONAL EXPERIENCES These trips have been specially crafted so you can immerse yourself in the local culture and diversity of the places we go.

*Cover Price based on Hong Kong Highlights ‘19 departures


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TABLE OF CONTENTS 7 HANDCRAFTED ITINERARIES The diversity of Asia is ready to be explored.



Essentials by us, Tailored by you


The best way to travel


With the best in the business


Special offers all year round


A family legacy of travel


Booking conditions


Extra hotel nights accommodation


Essential travel information







Japan Discovery





Vietnam and Cambodia Adventure





Iconic Thailand





Wonders of China





Highlights of India





Highlights of India with Varanasi





Hong Kong Highlights





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

WHY OUR GUESTS LOVE US EXCEPTIONAL VALUE Carefully handcrafted holidays


at unbeatable prices

A dedicated Travel Director with local expertise


Handcrafted holidays with flexibility to tailor your trip, your way


Our Ready to Go Rate

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

72 years of travel expertise as part of The Travel Corporation


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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 that 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 in Asia, we have all the essentials taken care of so you can make the most of your Asian 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! ALWAYS INCLUDED IN OUR TRIPS 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.

ON-HAND DESTINATION EXPERT Our Travel Directors know Asia with impeccable familiarity. These experts are endlessly passionate about their region, and go above and beyond to provide you with an unforgettable holiday experience.

4 & 3 STAR HOTELS Each quality hotel you stay in is carefully handpicked so you can get the most out of Asia.

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

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

THE BEST WAY TO GET AROUND Forget the stress of navigating bustling Asian streets, our comfortable coaches take care of that for you, making the journey as enjoyable as the destination.


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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 that ensure you get the most out of the country you visit. Here is just a sample of what you can experience. 1


Legend Of Kung Fu Show

Watch a mix of traditional martial arts and modern theatre presented by a group of incredible artists from all over China whose average age is only 17. AVAILABLE ON: Wonders of China, p.18



City & Harbour Night Cruise

Admire the stellar beauty of Hong Kong while enjoying a complimentary open bar, before a dinner at Victoria Peak. AVAILABLE ON: Hong Kong Highlights, p.23




Jim Thompson House

Housing a breath-taking collection of Asian art, the original owner of this home, Jim Thompson, fell in love with Thailand while working as an intelligence agent in Bangkok during WWII but would later supply fine Thai silk to overseas fashion houses. AVAILABLE ON: Iconic Thailand, p.16



Heritage Walking Tour

Watch locals go about their daily lives in the old city of Jaipur. You’ll find gem polishing to bangle making, the finest embroidery to traditional tie dye, flower markets and street food stalls. AVAILABLE ON: Highlights of India, p.20


Izakaya Dining Experience

Try this informal Japanese pub for tapas style eating and a delicious seasonal menu. AVAILABLE ON: Japan Discovery, p.12


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THE BEST WAY TO TRAVEL SEE ASIA YOUR WAY FOR UP TO 46% LESS WHEN YOU CHOOSE THE COSTSAVER WAY Check out the incredible value of a 10 day Costsaver trip vs planning and travelling independently.


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NZ$1838 + TIPS

Hand-picked hotels with all tips taken care of.

Spend time researching and booking hotels.



NZ$4660 + TIPS

See all the mustsee sights of Asia and we even have Local Specialists in certain cities.

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




Asia experts on hand.

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

Travel Directors INCLUDED

NZ$1193 + TIPS

Comfortable airconditioned coaches with reclining seats and all fuel, toll charges, and parking included.

Paying for taxis and navigating public transport.


†NZ$5275 †Based on 09 April ‘19 departure, p.12

NZ$7691 Total per person


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WITH THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS TRAVEL TO ASIA 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 are excited to offer Costsaver for the first time to guests travelling in Asia. We believe so much in what we do that we encourage you to see what our guests are saying about Costsaver trips we offer in other destinations – just to give you a taste of what you’ll experience in Asia. Head to

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

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





5 or more people get 5% off.

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

On many trips, 5-11 year olds get up to 10% off.

Tap into our trusted coverage for cancellations or interruptions. Read the details on page 27.




Travel as a past guest and unlock exclusive offers with us.

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

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

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General Conditions: Discounts and savings only 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. Past guest exclusive offers are only available on select trips and departures after your initial trip is completed. Multiple trip with two or more trips applies to holidays booked simultaneously and must be seven days or longer, savings are applied to the lowest price trip. For Multiple trip & Group discounts they must be booked at the same time and on the same booking number to apply. Groups are on request as they are limited to one group per coach. Young travellers must be aged 5-11 at time of travel and accompanied by at least one adult sharing a room, discount is limited to one discount per room. Triple rooms are based on three people sharing one room and will often feature one double bed, plus one foldaway bed. Rooms are more suitable for two adults and one child (three adults may find rooms too small with limited suitcase space). Triple rooms are limited on cruises and not available on all trips. Shared rooming is not applicable on any trips in this brochure. Holidays have a limited number of single rooms. Deposit protection travel credits can only be redeemed once per person and a limit of one trip credit applies. 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




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.

Our size, scale and expertise means that we pass unbeatable savings directly onto you, delivering holidays for every budget and type of traveller.

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

Visit for more information about our family of brands.


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

By working collaboratively with our employees, partners and guests, we are able to support communities around the world.

to underdeveloped areas. We’re making a real difference now, and will continue this for years to come.

From volunteering adventures in India and Kenya, to lifechanging development projects that bring education



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YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Tokyo Visit the Tokyo Metropolitan Observatory, Meiji Jingu Shinto Shrine and Nakamise shopping street • Mt. Fuji Drive up to 5th Station for panoramic views • Hakone View Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashi from the Komagatake Ropeway • Kyoto Visit Kinkakuji Temple and the Heianjigu Shrine


• Kurashiki Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes a visit to the Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter


• Hiroshima Visit Itsukushima Shrine, Peace Memorial Park and Museum and Miyajima island • Himeji Visit Himeji Castle and a sake brewery en route to Osaka


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NZ$5275 (per person twin share)

9 Nights accommodation 9 Buffet breakfasts 4 Dinners Start: Tokyo - End: Osaka

Day 2 Tokyo Sightseeing Following breakfast, your sightseeing starts with a visit to the Tokyo Metropolitan Observatory to enjoy great panoramic views of the city. Explore the Meiji Jingu Shinto Shrine which is surrounded by greenery and gives the shrine a rural feel in the middle of the bustling city. Later, travel to Asakusa and absorb the Edo period's rich traditional atmosphere of an ancient town. Walk through the Nakamise Shopping Street and then visit the Sensoji Temple, one of Tokyo's most colourful temples. This afternoon enjoy some time at leisure or choose to take part in an optional trip to explore Tokyo further. (BB)

Day 8 Hiroshima - Himeji Travel to Himeji and have some free time for lunch before visiting Himeji Castle with a Local Specialist. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and an iconic and historic building which has survived for around 400 years. Later check in to your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Nikko Himeji

Day 3 Mt. Fuji and Hakone Sightseeing This morning drive up to the 5th station of Mt. Fuji and admire the magnificent views from this majestic mountain (weather permitting) at 2300 metres. After some free time for lunch take the Komagatake Ropeway for views of Mt. Fuji and Lake Ashi and later return to your hotel. (BB)

Day 9 Himeji - Osaka On the way to Osaka, stop and make a visit to a sake brewery with a Local Specialist. Learn about the history of sake and the process of brewing it. Continue to Osaka and spend the afternoon at leisure or consider taking an optional experience to explore further. (BB) Hotel: New Hankyu

Day 4 Tokyo - Kyoto (2 Nights) Depart Tokyo and travel to Kyoto by bullet train. This afternoon visit Kinkakuji; a Buddhist temple and a UNESCO World heritage site which is famous for its golden pavilion. Built between the 14th and 15th centuries, this temple was previously the residence of Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu before being converted into a Zen temple when he died. Later, visit the Heian-jingu shrine and admire the torii gate and the architecture. Afterwards, visit a handicraft centre to explore Japanese crafts and later check-in to your hotel. This evening dine in a local restaurant. (BB, D) Hotel: Kyoto Annex Tower

Day 10 Depart Osaka Take a transfer by airport shuttle service to Kansai International Airport or Osaka Itami Airport for your onward flight. (BB)

Day 5 Kyoto The day is yours to explore Kyoto at your own pace or perhaps choose to take an optional experience. (BB) Day 6 Kyoto - Kurashiki - Hiroshima (2 Nights) Travel to Kurashiki and on arrival meet a Local Specialist for a walking tour of the Bikan Historical Quarter. See the many classic black and white walled warehouses which have now been converted to museums and the moats which were used for transportation. Continue on to Hiroshima and this evening enjoy okonomiyaki in a local restaurant. This is a kind of pancake made with egg, cabbage, soba noodles and meat or seafood and cooked in front of you. (BB, D) Hotel: New Hiroden

KEY:  BB Buffet Breakfast  L Lunch  D Dinner

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Day 7 Hiroshima Sightseeing This morning set off for Miyajima Island by ferry which is regarded as one of the most scenic areas in Japan. Upon arrival visit the Itsukushima Shrine and view the floating torii gate rising from the sea. Enjoy some free time at leisure and immerse yourself in the sights of this tranquil island. Later return to Hiroshima and visit the Peace Memorial Park and Museum. See the UNESCO listed Peace Memorial, the only structure which survived the first Atomic bomb in 1945. This afternoon, consider joining an optional experience to explore further. (BB)



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SAVE up to NZ$144 SAVE NZ$280

Young Traveller Discount Triple Room Discount Past Guests Benefits

Check online for a range of crafted optional experiences to customise your trip: tours/japan-discovery




Mon 14 Mon 21 Mon 28 Mon 04


Day 1 Arrive Tokyo (3 Nights) Welcome to Japan. On arrival at Tokyo Narita or Haneda International Airport transfer to your hotel by airport shuttle service. This evening, meet your Travel Director and fellow guests for an enjoyable dinner. (D) Hotel: Shimbashi Atagoyama Tokyu Rei

SAVE NZ$140 p.p. VIP Offers & SAVINGS

IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers are included. See page 26 for details. WiFi: See page 24 for details. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 26. Visas are generally not required for Japan but please contact your travel agent for more information.


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Vietnam and Cambodia Adventure COSTSAVER REGIONAL

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Hanoi Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda and Ho Chi Minh's house • Halong Sightseeing cruise in Halong Bay including a cooking demonstration on board, a visit to Vung Vieng fishing village and a T'aichi session


• Hoi An Spend the day exploring this ancient town




• Nha Trang Cruise to Mun island, enjoy snorkeling in crystal clear water • Ho Chi Minh City Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels and enjoy a free day exploring the city • Siem Reap Visit Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and the markets in the Old Town Danang




Mekong River






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NZ$3650 (per person twin share)

13 Nights accommodation 13 Buffet breakfasts 2 Lunches 6 Dinners

Day 2 Hanoi Sightseeing Your exploration of Hanoi begins with a visit to Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, where the preserved body of ‘Uncle Ho', one of Vietnam's great former leader's, resides. Afterwards visit Ho Chi Minh's House, a traditional stilt house where Ho lived occasionally followed by a visit to the ‘One Pillar Pagoda'. Continue on to Hoa Lo Prison which was built in 1896 by the French to imprison Vietnamese political prisoners. Enjoy some free time this afternoon or choose to join an Optional Experience with a local foodie. (BB) Day 3 Hanoi - Halong Bay This morning depart for Halong Bay, a designated UNESCO World Heritage site with its breath-taking views. Settle in and enjoy lunch on board your wooden junk boat while cruising amongst the 1600 islets en route to Bai Tu Long Bay. Later visit and explore the well-hidden Thien Canh Son Cave with its incredible stalactites resembling natural hanging lamps. Perhaps take a swim before returning to the boat for a cooking demonstration by the Chef. Later relax and enjoy the charm of the bay at night. (BB, L, D) Hotel: Huong Hai Sealife Cruise Day 4 Halong Bay - Hanoi - Danang - Hoi An (2 Nights) Enjoy the sunrise and rejuvenate your mind and body with a Tai-chi session on the deck followed by a visit to Vung Vieng, a floating fishing village. Discover the lifestyle and culture of the local people who live on the water. Later sail back to the pier and then drive to Hanoi for your flight to Danang. On arrival transfer to Hoi An for dinner in a local restaurant and your overnight stay. (BB, D) Hotel: Hoi An Historic Day 5 Hoi An Sightseeing This morning enjoy a walking tour around the lanes of Hoi An with its many atmospheric sights. See the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, first built in the 1590s by the Japanese community to link them with the Chinese quarters across the stream; the Assembly Hall of the Chaozhou Chinese Congregation with its intricate woodcarvings; and the colourful market with stalls brimming with local specialties. This afternoon is at leisure. (BB) Day 6 Hoi An - Danang - Nha Trang (2 Nights) Today fly to the beach resort of Nha Trang, known for its year round sunny weather, turquoise water and white sandy beach. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel and spend the remainder of the day at leisure. This evening enjoy dinner in a local restaurant. (BB, D) Hotel: Novotel Nha Trang

formations. The island is home to incredible underwater coral reefs that attract tropical fish, sea turtles and other rare and beautiful marine life. Enjoy snorkeling in the crystal clear waters before lunch in a local restaurant. Return to the hotel and enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure. (BB, L)

Day 8 Nha Trang - Ho Chi Minh City (3 Nights) Fly to Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon it is the country's commercial centre whilst still retaining its connections with the past. This evening enjoy dinner in a traditional local restaurant where the meals are served on mam trays. (BB, D) Hotel: Saigon Prince Day 9 Ho Chi Minh City Sightseeing This morning drive to the Cu Chi Tunnels, a massive network of underground tunnels built in 1948 to protect the Viet Cong guerrillas from the French air and ground sweeps. On your visit gain a better understanding of the history, the hardship of life in the tunnels and the Vietnamese resilience during combat. Return to Ho Chi Minh City and take a tour around the various historical landmarks. See Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office and the former Presidential Palace. Later experience the local street coffee culture while having a brief language lesson before returning to the hotel. (BB) Day 10 Ho Chi Minh City Free Time Today spend the day at leisure or take the opportunity for further exploration of this great city at your own pace or alternatively choose to take an Optional Experience to the Mekong Delta. (BB) Day 11 Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap (3 Nights) This morning fly to Siem Reap, the gateway to the famous temples of Angkor. Upon arrival check-in to the hotel and later take a walk around Siem Reap Old Town. Visit the new and old markets on both sides of the river and later enjoy dinner in a local restaurant. (BB, D) Hotel: Angkor Village Resort Day 12 Siem Reap Sightseeing Visit Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage site and learn how the Khmer Empire prospered between the 9th and 13th centuries as you stroll through the intricately carved hallways that showcase hundreds of fine carvings. Later visit Angkor Thom which was once an entire walled city that served as the last capital of the Khmer empire. Return to your hotel for an afternoon and evening at leisure. (BB) Day 13 Siem Reap Free Time Enjoy a full free day to explore further or perhaps consider joining an Optional Experience. (BB) Day 14 Depart Siem Reap Transfer to Siem Reap International Airport for your onward flight. (BB)

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Day 1 Arrive Hanoi (2 Nights) Welcome to Vietnam. On arrival to Hanoi Airport transfer to your hotel. This evening enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your Travel Director and fellow guests. (D) Hotel: Silk Path


SAVE up to NZ$77 SAVE NZ$140

Young Traveller Discount

SAVE NZ$0 p.p.

Triple Room Discount Past Guests Benefits


IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers are included. See page 26 for details. WiFi: See page 24 for details. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 26. Flights: Prices include internal airfares and taxes for flights: Hanoi to Danang, Danang to Nha Trang, Nha Trang to Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap and are accurate as of 1st June 2018. Visas are required for Vietnam and Cambodia. Please contact your travel agent for more information. Snorkeling on Mun Island: mask and a snorkel are provided

Day 7 Nha Trang Sightseeing This morning take a leisurely cruise to Mun (Ebony) Island, so named due to its black rock KEY:  BB Buffet Breakfast  L Lunch  D Dinner

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YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Bangkok Visit Wat Pho and the Grand Palace, observe local life along the canals during a khlong tour • Chiang Rai Visit Wat Phra Kaew and see the city's iconic clock tower

Don Sao

• Golden Triangle Visit the Hall of Opium, take a boat trip along the Mekong River, visit a local market in Laos



• Chiang Mai Visit the handicraft area of Sankamphaeng, the Night Market and the temples of Wat Phra Singh and Wat Doi Suthep






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NZ$2250 (per person twin share)

8 Nights accommodation 8 Buffet breakfasts 4 Lunches 2 Dinners

Day 2 Bangkok Sightseeing Your city tour begins with a visit to Wat Pho, Bangkok's oldest temple which features the largest reclining Buddha in Thailand. Continue to the Grand Palace which was the seat not only of the king and his court, but contained within its walls the entire government administration. The architecture is vibrantly Thai and the overall effect is dazzling with all the brightly coloured intricate detail. After lunch in a local restaurant depart on a private boat to explore Bangkok's maze of canals, known locally as khlongs. Catch a glimpse of the serene and simple lifestyle of riverbank dwellers. Pass by the Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) and its impressive ceramic covered pagoda before returning to your hotel. (BB, L) Day 3 Bangkok Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore this vibrant city or join an Optional Experience. (BB) Day 4 Bangkok - Chiang Rai (2 Nights) Have a late start this morning and transfer to Bangkok Airport for your flight to Chiang Rai. On arrival check in to your hotel and later experience the local colour of Chiang Rai with a brief City Tour. Visit Wat Phra Kaew, a significant temple best known for originally housing the Emerald Buddha in the 13th century which can now be seen at Bangkok's Grand Palace. Pass by Chiang Rai's iconic golden clock tower which was designed by a local Thai artist and unveiled in 2008 in honour of His Majesty the King. Continue to a local restaurant for dinner before returning to your hotel. (BB, D) Hotel: Laluna Resort Day 5 Golden Triangle Sightseeing This morning visit the Hall of Opium, situated in the heart of the Golden Triangle, providing an excellent insight into the opium trade so prevalent in this area in the past century. The state-of-the-art exhibition journeys through more than 5,000-years of history on the use and abuse of opium related drugs. Learn about the origins of the opium poppy, the medical and ritual use of opium in ancient civilizations and the Opium Wars and their impact on China. After lunch in a local restaurant board a boat on the Mekong River towards the Golden Triangle, where the borders of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos converge. Make a stop in Laos and visit the Don Sao Island Markets, which have an abundance of local handicrafts. Later return to your hotel in Chiang Rai. (BB, L)

KEY:  BB Buffet Breakfast  L Lunch  D Dinner

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Day 6 Chiang Rai - Chiang Mai (3 Nights) Depart this morning and make a brief stop at the unique white temple of Wat Rong Khun. Unlike many other Thai temples that have a history going back centuries, this extraordinary place of worship was only built around 20 years ago. Make a stop along the way at Mae Kajaen Hot Springs and dip your feet into the warm mineral waters, a popular spot with local Thais. After lunch in a local restaurant visit the Sankamphaeng area on the outskirts of Chiang Mai where all the traditional handicrafts such as the famous umbrella and fan making can be found. On arrival at your hotel check-in and later this evening join your Travel Director for a visit to the famous Night Market. (BB, L) Hotel: Holiday Inn Chiang Mai Day 7 Chiang Mai Sightseeing Enjoy a late start this morning and later explore the centre of Chiang Mai by rickshaw, known locally as samlor. Visit one of Chiang Mai's most impressive temples; Wat Phra Singh which was built in 1345 by King Pha Yu to house the remains of his father King Kam Fu. See the elegantly decorated Lai Kam assembly hall and its restored murals depicting the lives of locals hundreds of years ago. Afterwards for lunch enjoy a typical dish of Chiang Mai khao soi (rice noodle soup) followed by some free time in the centre to explore further, do some shopping or perhaps treat yourself to a relaxing foot massage. Later make a visit to Wat Doi Suthep, tucked away in the mountains at an elevation of 1,056 metres. In its centre stands a huge Chedi (spired pagoda), which contains partial relics of Lord Buddha. Stay when the crowds depart to observe the Sunks chanting at sunset before returning to your hotel. (BB, L) Day 8 Chiang Mai Today is free for you to explore this fascinating city or choose to take part in an Optional Experience. (BB) Day 9 Depart Chiang Mai Transfer to Chiang Mai International Airport for your onward flight. (BB)

TAILOR YOUR TRIP Check online for a range of crafted optional experiences to customise your trip: tours/iconic-thailand

Start: Bangkok - End: Chiang Mai TRIP CODE: CSOI


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Day 1 Arrive Bangkok (3 Nights) Welcome to Thailand. On arrival transfer to your hotel and this evening enjoy dinner with your Travel Director and fellow guests. (D) Hotel: Rembrandt Bangkok


SAVE up to NZ$51 SAVE NZ$100

Young Traveller Discount

SAVE NZ$10 p.p.

Triple Room Discount Past Guests Benefits


IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers are included. See page 26 for details. WiFi: See page 24 for details. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 26. Flights: Prices include internal airfares and taxes for the flight from Bangkok to Chiang Rai and are accurate as of 1st June 2018. Visas are generally not required for Thailand but please contact your travel agent for more information. Visas are not required for the short visit to Laos.


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YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Shanghai Visit the Bund, a Silk Factory Outlet, Shanghai Exhibition centre and Nanjing Road • Guilin Li River cruise and see the Big Banyan tree • Xi'an Visit the Terracotta Warriors, Tangbo Art Museum and the Muslim Quarter


The Great Wall

• Beijing Visit the Great Wall of China, Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden city




Yangtze River

Yuan River




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NZ$3275 (per person twin share)

9 Nights accommodation 9 Buffet breakfasts 3 Lunches 3 Dinners

Day 2 Shanghai Sightseeing This morning your City Tour begins with a visit to The Bund; the famous waterfront which has been regarded as the symbol of Shanghai for hundreds of years. It is lined with buildings of various architectural styles from the past alongside the modern skyscrapers of the present day. Continue with a visit to a silk museum and then on to the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Centre which showcases the old streets of 1930's Shanghai and futuristic plans demonstrated with the use of virtual reality. Later enjoy some free time for lunch and shopping in Nanjing Road; the earliest shopping street of the city which today houses over 600 businesses. Later return to your hotel for an evening at leisure. (BB) Day 3 Shanghai - Guilin - Yangshuo (2 Nights) After a late start this morning transfer to the airport for your flight to Guilin and on arrival continue on to Yangshuo and check in to your hotel. The small ancient city is surrounded by karst peaks and spectacular scenery. This evening enjoy dinner in a local restaurant. (BB, D) Hotel: Amari Yangshuo Day 4 Yangshuo Sightseeing Start the day with a drive through the stunning countryside around Yangshuo to Ten Miles Gallery Resort and transfer onto an electric shuttle bus to continue your tour past rolling hills and idyllic villages. Make a stop to see the Big Banyan tree; a well-preserved tree which was planted on the banks of the Jinbao River during China's Sui Dynasty 1,400 years ago. See Moon Hill, a karst formation so named due to its wide semi-circular hole. Following lunch, join a relaxing cruise on the Li River from Yangshuo to Yangdi sailing on crystal clear waters surrounded by picturesque karst peaks, lush bamboo groves and steep cliffs that line the river banks. This evening an Optional Experience to see a show in the world's largest natural theatre is up for grabs to complete the day. (BB, L) Day 5 Yangshuo - Guilin - Xi’an (2 Nights) This morning fly to Xi'an, the oldest of the four great ancient capitals. After checking in at the hotel, head out to the Tangbo Art Museum and discover a varied collection of artworks which depict the cultures, history and folklores of the Tang Dynasty. This evening enjoy a meal at a local restaurant followed by a stroll around the Muslim Quarter which comes to life as night falls. Walk through these fascinating streets with their stores selling mouth-watering exotic food, souvenirs and local products. (BB, D) Hotel: Skytel Xi’an

some peasants digging a well. This large collection of life-size terracotta sculptures in battle formations were positioned according to their rank and buried with China's first emperor Qin Shi Huang to accompany him during his eternal rest. Following lunch in a local restaurant return to the hotel and this evening perhaps choose to take an Optional Experience to see the ‘Tang Dynasty Show'. (BB, L) Day 7 Xi’an - Beijing (3 Nights) This morning take a short flight to Beijing and on arrival check in at the hotel. Later consider joining an Optional Experience to visit the Temple of Heaven; a stunning UNESCO World Heritage site which was built during the Ming Dynasty in 1420 and once a year the emperors went there to worship heaven and to solemnly pray for a good harvest. (BB) Hotel: Sunworld Day 8 Beijing Sightseeing Start the day with a visit to Tiananmen Square; located in the centre of Beijing it is one of the largest people's squares in the world with a capacity to fit around 300,000 people. It was built by Chairman Mao to flaunt the epic scale of the Communist project. Continue with a visit to the UNESCO listed Forbidden City; a large complex of courtyards, palaces, pavilions and gardens ringed by scarlet citadel walls which served as the imperial palace for 24 emperors during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure and this evening consider an Optional Experience to see ‘The Legend of Kung-Fu' show; a mixture of traditional martial arts and modern theatre. (BB) Day 9 Beijing and the Great Wall This morning it's time to visit the Great Wall; a series of fortifications built along an east-towest line across the northern borders of China to keep out invaders. Its winding path over rugged country and steep mountains takes in some great scenery and this engineering triumph demonstrates the genius of the Ming Dynasty. Take a walk along the wall to be rewarded with heavenly views of the wall snaking over the hilltops before lunch in a local restaurant. This evening why not complete your stay in China with an optional Peking Duck Dinner. (BB, L)

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Day 1 Arrive Shanghai (2 Nights) Welcome to Shanghai. On arrival transfer to your hotel and later meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Meeting followed by dinner. (D) Hotel: Ocean


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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers are included. See page 26 for details. WiFi: See page 24 for details. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 26. Flights: Prices include internal airfares and taxes for flights: Shanghai to Guilin, Guilin to Xi'an and Xi'an to Beijing and are accurate as of 1st June 2018. Visas are required for China. Please contact your travel agent for more information.

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Highlights of India



YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Delhi Visit Jama Mosque, Humayun's Fort and see the Red Fort • Jaipur Visit the Amber Fort and view the Palace of Winds • Ranthambore Visit Ranthambore National Park • Agra Visit the Red Fort and the Taj Mahal at sunrise







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NZ$2550 (per person twin share)

9 Nights accommodation 9 Buffet breakfasts 3 Lunches 4 Dinners

Day 2 Delhi Sightseeing This morning visit Old Delhi, which was once the capital of the Mughal Empire with its stunning masterpieces of architecture. See the Red Fort which served as the residence of the emperors for 200 years. Later visit the Jama Mosque, another example of magnificent Mughal architecture and also one of the largest mosques in India. Hop onto a rickshaw to explore Old Delhi and get a closer look at the locals going about their daily business. Afterwards continue to New Delhi by coach and drive past several government buildings before arriving at Humayun's Fort for a visit. Later return to the hotel to spend an evening at leisure. (BB) Day 3 Delhi Today discover Delhi at your own pace or perhaps choose to join an optional Old Delhi Food Tour followed by a visit to Qutub Minar. (BB) Day 4 Delhi - Jaipur (2 Nights) After breakfast travel on to Jaipur, the capital of the state of Rajasthan. On arrival check-in to your hotel and spend the remainder of the day at leisure or perhaps venture out and explore the local market. (BB) Hotel: Clarks Amer Day 5 Jaipur Sightseeing Choose to make an early start with our Optional Experience and observe a typical morning for many Hindus which includes temple prayers and the daily shop. Return to the hotel for breakfast and rejoin your fellow travellers for a visit to the Amber Fort, which was once the residence of Rajput rulers and now a UNESCO World Heritage site. After visiting this architectural wonder, make a brief stop at the Palace of Winds, built to enable ladies of the royal household to watch city life without being seen from outside. Spend the afternoon at leisure or perhaps join an optional heritage walking tour. Dinner this evening is at a local restaurant. (BB, D) Day 6 Jaipur - Ranthambore (2 Nights) Today wave goodbye to Jaipur and continue on to Ranthambore National Park. On arrival check-in to your hotel and after lunch, join a game drive in this wildlife reserve which was once a hunting ground of the ‘Maharajas'. The park is famous for its tigers and due to conservation efforts; the tiger population has stabilized if not increased here. The tigers can be spotted quite often even during the day as well as other wildlife including wild boar, deer, hyenas, monkeys, leopards and around 300 species of birds, Later this evening dinner is at the hotel. (BB, L, D) Hotel: Ranthambore Heritage Haveli KEY:  BB Buffet Breakfast  L Lunch  D Dinner

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Day 7 Ranthambore Sightseeing Start the day with an early morning park visit followed by breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a relaxing morning at leisure and after lunch venture out into the park for a final visit. Aside from the wildlife there are also many ruins of bygone eras scattered around as well as the majestic 1000 year old Ranthambore Fort located on top of a hill overlooking the park. Later return to the hotel for dinner. (BB, L, D) Day 8 Ranthambore - Agra After breakfast at the hotel continue your Indian adventure with a journey to Agra by road. Make a stop en route for lunch at a local restaurant in Bharathpur and on arrival in Agra check-in to your hotel . Spend the afternoon at leisure or consider taking an optional trip to Agra Fort. This evening perhaps join our optional dinner as a farewell to your fellow travellers some of who might be extending their trip on to Varanasi the following day. (BB, L) Hotel: Clarks Shiraz Day 9 Agra - Delhi Make an early start this morning with a visit to the Taj Mahal at sunrise when its white marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints. It is located on the banks of the River Yamuna and was built by Mughal Emperor in 1632 in memory of his beloved queen. Return to the hotel for breakfast and a morning at leisure. This afternoon travel to Delhi and on arrival check-in to the hotel. (BB) Hotel: Taj Dwarka Day 10 Depart Delhi Transfer to Delhi International Airport for your onward flight. (BB)

VARANASI OPTION Why not extend your stay in India with a visit to Varanasi and experience the iconic River Ganges! See page 22 for details.

TAILOR YOUR TRIP Check online for a range of crafted optional experiences to customise your trip: tours/highlights-of-india

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Day 1 Arrive Delhi (3 Nights) Welcome to India! Upon arrival at Delhi International Airport, transfer to your hotel. This evening meet your Travel Director and fellow guests for a welcome briefing and dinner. (D) Hotel: Taj Dwarka


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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers are included. See page 26 for details. WiFi: See page 24 for details. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 26. Visas are required for India, please contact your travel agent for more information. Varanasi extension: Guests going on to Varanasi will depart Agra on day 9 after the Taj Mahal visit and breakfast.


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NZ$3675 (per person twin share)

11 Nights accommodation


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Highlights of India with Varanasi Day 9 Agra - Delhi - Varanasi (2 Nights) Make an early start this morning with a visit to the Taj Mahal at sunrise when its white marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints. It is located on the banks of the River Yamuna and was built by Mughal Emperor in 1632 in memory of his beloved queen. Return to the hotel for breakfast and afterwards transfer to Delhi International Airport for your flight to Varanasi. On arrival check-in to your hotel. (BB) Hotel: Clarks Varanasi Day 10 Varanasi Sightseeing This morning take an early scenic boat cruise on the holy River Ganges at sunrise. See the city slowly coming to life along the ghats and observe the locals bathing in the holy water. Return to the hotel for breakfast and afterwards depart for your city sightseeing with visits to the courtyards of the Bharat Mata Temple, the Durga Temple and the Vishwanath Temple. Later drive through Benaras Hindu University before returning to the hotel. The remainder of the afternoon is at leisure and at dusk make a final visit to the River Ganges to witness an Aarti ceremony taking place on the ghats. It is an uplifting spiritual ritual that uses fire as an offering to the Goddess Ganga in the form of a small diya with a candle and flowers that are floated down the river, a truly magical experience. (BB)


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Days 1 - 8 Delhi - Agra These days will operate as per days 1-8 of the Highlights of India itinerary on pages 20-21.



Day 11 Varanasi - Delhi Today is yours to relax or explore further. This afternoon perhaps take an optional trip to Sarnath, one of the four holy Buddhist sites sanctioned by Buddha himself for pilgrimage. Later transfer to the airport for your evening flight to Delhi. (BB) Hotel: Taj Dwarka Day 12 Depart Delhi Transfer to Delhi International Airport for your onward flight. (BB)

YOUR HIGHLIGHTS • As per the Highlights of India itinerary plus: • River Ganges At dusk witness an Aarti Ceremony on the ghats of the River Ganges • Varanasi Visit the Durga Temple and drive through Benaras Hindu University





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IMPORTANT INFO AND FINER DETAILS All prices are per person, twin share. Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers are included. See page 26 for details. WiFi: See page 24 for details. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 26. Flights: Prices include internal airfares and taxes for flights from Delhi to Varanasi and Varanasi to Delhi and are accurate as of 1st June 2018. Visas are required for India, please contact your travel agent for more information.

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Day 1 Arrive Hong Kong (3 Nights) Welcome to Hong Kong. On arrival transfer to your hotel in Kowloon and this evening perhaps choose to take an optional harbour cruise and dinner. Hotel: The Cityview Day 2 Hong Kong Sightseeing This morning's sightseeing begins with an exciting funicular railway ride to the top of Victoria Peak. Reach the 373 metre summit on the iconic Peak Tram, which has been in operation since 1888. Take in the breathtaking views over the city and imagine the olden days when the locals used to carry the upper class colonials up by sedan chair! Next stop is Aberdeen Fishing Village for a sampan ride and a close view of the fishermen who live and work on their boats. This maritime community is home to the largest, gaudiest and most unique eateries anywhere; the floating restaurants. Perhaps the most notable of these is the Jumbo Kingdom which for over three decades has hosted dignitaries from around the world and been featured in several movies. Afterwards make a stop at a jewellery workshop for a behind-the-scenes look at the fine art of jewellery making before continuing to Stanley Market – one of Hong Kong's oldest settlements. Stanley is a picturesque fishing village on the southeast of Hong Kong Island. A century ago it was notorious for its pirates and smuggling activities but nowadays the village is best known for its market. Shopping in the bustling narrow lanes is always fun and there are many bargains to be found. Later return to the hotel. The remainder of the day and evening is at leisure. (BB)

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Day 3 Hong Kong Free Day Today is yours to enjoy at your own pace the possibilities are endless! Perhaps choose to take an optional trip to Macau or Lantau, spend more time exploring and shopping in Hong Kong or alternatively have a relaxing day. (BB) Day 4 Depart Hongkong Transfer to Hong Kong International Airport for your onward flight. (BB)


Airport Transfers: Complimentary transfers are included. See page 26 for details. WiFi: See page 24 for details. For CostSaver's other great savings, air deals and extra nights' accommodation, please see pages 10 and 26. Sightseeing on day 2 is on a seat-in-coach basis with other English speaking guests Flights: to and from Hong Kong are not included. Visas are generally not required for Hong Kong but please contact your travel agent for more information.

• Hong Kong Visit Stanley Market and Aberdeen Harbour, go up Victoria Peak on the iconic Peak Tram

TRIP COMBINATIONS Hong Kong is a convenient gateway to many destinations in South East Asia and it is also a convenient stopover when travelling to Europe. This trip can be booked on its own or in conjunction with the itinerary of your choice from any CostSaver brochure.

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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 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 Local Experts, private transfers and individual arrangements. Please refer to the individual guided holiday. Itinerary extensions are operated on a locally hosted basis using English-speaking Local Host services. Meals Meals are included as detailed on itineraries. Sightseeing Experiences, entrance fees and an English-speaking 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 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 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 dining-room waiters, housekeeping staff and porters at hotels. 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 Your guided holiday will be confirmed after 1. 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. 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 45/80 days prior to the departure date. 3. 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. 4. 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. 5. 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. 6. Your Travel Agent shall hold all monies for each and every person named in the booking until the booking is confirmed at which time your Travel Agent shall provide those monies promptly to us. You consent to us depositing monies received by us as required by law. We will be entitled to keep interest earned on monies. You consent that all monies paid to us whether through your Travel Agent, by deposit or otherwise, may be disbursed by us as and when we see fit. Travel Documents Provided full payment has been received and registration completed, travel documents will be available in electronic format no later than 21 days prior to departure. You may opt to receive hard copy documents in which case these will be sent to you approximately 21 days prior to the departure date. If final payment is not received when due, costs to courier documents will be the responsibility of the Travel Agent. If you are leaving home earlier, please ask your Travel Agent to request your travel

documents well in advance. Please also make sure that you provide your Travel Agent with the flight details that are booked independently no less than 21 days prior to flight departure date. Passports, Visas and other Entry/Exit Requirements All guests including children must be in possession of a machine-readable passport valid for 6 months after their trip return date along with applicable visas. Please refer to “Passport and Visas” section. Due to government imposed security/ immigration measures, passport and emergency contact information is required for all guests prior to the release of travel documents. For entry to China, India, Vietnam, and Cambodia visas are required for all passport holders. Visas may also be required for Thailand and Japan for some passport holders and you should check with your Travel Agent or Consulate Service for information regarding necessary travel documentation. For some countries an invitation letter is required from the Ground Handler to send along with the visa application. 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. Trafalgar will require full passport information (full name, date of birth, passport number, issue and expiry dates) prior to final payment. For up-to-date detailed information on travel documents and visas, entry/exit taxes and further information on entry and exit requirements please check with your Travel Agent or local consular services. Obtaining and carrying these documents is your sole responsibility. CostSaver bears no responsibility for such information and will not be responsible for advising and/or obtaining required travel documentation for any guest, or for any delays, damages, and/or losses including missed portions of your holiday related to improper documentation or government decisions about entry. BOOKING CHANGES, CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS 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 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 45/80 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 45/80 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 45/80 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 will apply when notice of cancellation is given after the booking is confirmed. • If a guest fails to join the guided holiday on the day of departure, cancellation fees will be 100% (unless the guest notifies us of the delay and joins the guided holiday later at their own expense). • Cancellation fees as per the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms Table apply to additional accommodation 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 nonrefundable. 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. 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 ( 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). 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. For up-to-date pricing contact your Travel Agent or visit 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


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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 New Zealand 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 individualised assessment based on reasonable judgment that relies on current medical evidence or on the best available objective evidence to determine the nature, duration and severity of the risk, the probability that potential injury will occur and whether reasonable modifications of policies, practices or procedures will mitigate the risk. No refunds will be given if the decision is made to exclude a guest. - CostSaver does not provide personal devices (such as wheelchairs, hearing aids or prescription eye glasses) or services of a personal nature (such as eating, toileting or dressing). A traveller who requires services of a personal nature (eating, toileting or dressing, as examples) should strongly consider bringing a companion to provide such assistance and must understand that other travellers, Travel Directors and CostSaver Staff will not be available for such purposes. - Regrettably, motorized scooters are not allowed on guided holidays. - CostSaver does not employ medical personnel. Any necessary medical attention must be sought at a local facility, if available, at the guest’s expense. CostSaver is not responsible or liable for losses or costs incurred due to unavailability of medical services, or medical services obtained while on holiday, or for the quality of the care or services received. Medical care in other countries is not always comparable to care that you may receive in your local area. You are encouraged to purchase medical insurance that will cover you while on holiday. Your regular health insurance benefits may not apply abroad. - In purchasing your holiday, you attest that you are physically fit for it. If you have concerns please request additional details about your journey from your Travel Agent or CostSaver. - Some guided holidays include rough terrain, extensive walking over cobblestone streets, uneven pavement, steps and/or locations which may not be easily accessible or accessible by wheelchair. During the guided holiday, CostSaver may make arrangements with carriers, hotels and other independent suppliers to provide travel services. These parties are independent entities which CostSaver does not control. CostSaver cannot guarantee disability access or accommodations for guests travelling on international guided holidays. Many Optional Experiences are operated by independent third party suppliers, not CostSaver. These are not part of the holiday package provided by us. Your contract will be with the operator of the experience. We are not responsible for providing of the experience, or anything that happens during the experience. Some experiences involve outdoor activities and/or can be physically demanding. You must make your own decisions about experiences and participate only in activities that suit your physical ability: we suggest that you speak with your medical provider if you have questions about your abilities. We recommend you check whether any insurance you have also includes your participation in adventure activities you may undertake.

CostSaver may, in its sole discretion, decline booking any guest or remove any guest who cannot comply or refuses to comply with CostSaver’s terms and conditions. If this occurs, you are responsible for the cost of travel back to your hometown and CostSaver shall not be liable for your losses and no refund shall be provided. Behaviour We are here to provide the best services possible but in doing so we will not tolerate abusive or aggressive behaviour from our guests. We will refuse to deal with and may terminate the holiday of guests who assault our Company Representatives or who are abusive or aggressive. When you make a booking, you accept responsibility for the proper conduct of all members of your party during your stay. We reserve the right at any time to terminate the travel arrangements and/or cease to deal with any party member(s) whose behaviour, in the reasonable opinion of us or our suppliers, may cause danger, upset, disruption or distress to anyone else or damage to property. Full cancellation charges will apply and no refund will be made. We shall have no obligation to pay compensation or meet any costs or expenses (including but not limited to alternative accommodation and return transportation arrangements) guest may incur as a result of the travel arrangements being terminated. If you damage the accommodation in which you are staying or any property, you must reimburse the accommodation provider or property owner concerned for the cost of the damage before the end of your stay if the cost has been established by then or as soon as it has been established if later. You must indemnify us for the full amount of any claim (also including legal costs) made against us. Criminal proceedings may be instigated. CostSaver is not responsible for any costs incurred concerning a guest removed from a guided holiday or aircraft, ship or train. Guests agree not to hold CostSaver or any of its related entities liable for any actions taken under these terms and conditions. Young Traveller Discount The Young Traveller must be aged 11 and under on the departure date to be eligible for the discount, and must be accompanied by an adult, sharing a twin or triple room. Only one Young Traveller Discount per room is permitted. 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. Trafalgar’s ‘Be My Guest’ experiences are unique and take place in singular locations. In the unlikely event that our local hosts are unable to welcome Trafalgar guests, Trafalgar will attempt to find an alternate experience or a highlight meal will be provided in place of the ‘Be My Guest’ experience. 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 Trafalgar seeking to reduce inconvenience to guests. Such changes are deemed not to be a major change to the itinerary, and no compensation will be payable to guests. Holidays, closing days and other circumstances may necessitate a change of the day of the week for scheduled regional meals, sightseeing or other activities. If you feel your enjoyment might be diminished by any of these circumstances please check with the respective national tourist office before selecting a specific departure date. Extended stays If you arranged with us to remain at a destination before or after your guided holiday, your stay will be at your sole expense as is the transfer to either the hotel or airport. Please see the ‘Extend your Holiday’ section for a list of pre- and post-guided holiday accommodation. Space is limited and can only be booked for the nights before and/or after each guided holiday. Breakfast and luggage handling is not included unless otherwise noted. Trafalgar provides complimentary transfers for guests booking pre and post night accommodation when this is booked through Trafalgar. If your extra night accommodation is not the hotel where your guided holiday begins or ends, you will be responsible for your transfer arrangements at your own expense. For your comfort Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any guided holiday departure in any circumstances, including in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made by Trafalgar any time prior to the departure date of the guided holiday except when you failed to pay the final balance on time, Trafalgar will either refund the amount received for the guided holiday booking, or offer a comparable holiday if available. Trafalgar 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. Trafalgar 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. Travel Corporation NZ Ltd’s Limited Role Travel Corporation NZ 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 default, 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 Travel Corporation NZ Ltd but in respect of other things are subject to the law of New Zealand. 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 TRAVEL CORPORATION NZ LTD, 131 New North Road, Eden Terrace, PO Box 68640, DX: CX 10201, Auckland 1021, New Zealand. 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. TRAVEL CORPORATION NZ LIMITED 131 New North Road, Eden Terrace PO Box 68640, DX: CX 10201 Auckland 1021, New Zealand Toll Free: 0800 GUIDED (0800 484 333) Email: Travel Agent Reservations: Auckland area: 09 300 1550 All other areas: 0800 872 325* Tour Operators: Trafalgar Tours Limited, Travel House, Rue du Manoir, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 2JH, Channel Islands The Trafalgar group of companies has Marketing/ Sales/Administrative offices/agents in: Australia, Canada, China, Guernsey, Hong Kong, India, Israel, United Kingdom, Ireland, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand and the USA. For further information visit our website at: This brochure supersedes any other prior brochure on the market. See back cover for brochure version and print date.


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OUR GREAT VALUE HOTELS EXTRA NIGHTS’ ACCOMMODATION Each itinerary shows the city where your holiday starts and ends. Choose how many nights you wish to extend your stay before or after your holiday and ask your Travel Agent to make the reservations when you book. Transfers are included when you extend your stay with this offer. Prices are per person, per night based on twin room accommodation with private facilities. Triple rooms are available in most hotels and these are generally double rooms with a foldaway bed. These rooms are suitable for guests travelling with children. All prices include applicable taxes and full buffet breakfast. Check with your Travel Agent for availability. Prices are applicable for stays between 01 Jan ‘19 - 31 Dec ‘19 unless specified otherwise in the table below. NZ$ per person, per night City






Angkor Village Resort

05 Jan - 13 Jan ‘20





01 Feb - 28 Feb ‘19




01 Mar - 31 Mar ‘19, 01 Jun - 30 Jun ‘19, 01 Nov - 30 Nov ‘19




01 Apr - 31 May ‘19, 01 Jul - 31 Oct ‘19 01 Jan ‘19, 14 Mar - 31 Mar ‘19

359 354

179 197

164 189


CHINA Beijing

Hong Kong


The Cityview


02 Jan - 13 Mar ‘19




01 Apr - 08 Apr ‘19, 01 May - 13 Sep ‘19, 17 Nov - 21 Dec 19




09 Apr - 30 Apr ‘19, 14 Sep - 08 Oct ‘19, 01 Nov - 16 Dec ‘19, 22 Dec - 31 Dec ‘19




09 Oct - 31 Oct ‘19 01 Feb - 30 Nov ‘19

518 304

274 152

182 146


Taj Dwarka

10 Jan ‘19 - 09 Jan ‘20




10 Jan - 31 Mar ‘20





New Hankyu

01 Jan - 31 Dec ‘19





Shimbashi Tokyo Rei

01 Jan - 31 Dec ‘19






16 Jan - 24 Dec ‘19




Chiang Mai

Holiday Inn Chiang Mai

27 Jan - 24 Dec ‘19




Silk Path

01 Jan - 28 Dec ‘19





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).

AIRPORT TRANSFERS All CostSaver guests benefit from complimentary arrival and departure transfers on all holidays by shuttlebus, car or minibus between designated airports and hotels on the start and end day of your holiday. CostSaver is also pleased to offer complimentary airport transfers on other days in conjunction with pre and post trip accommodation when booked through CostSaver. Flight timings must be provided to CostSaver no fewer than 21 days prior to the start of the trip. In the event of missed transfers due to flight delays outside of CostSaver’s control or guests not using this service, no refund is available.


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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 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 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:

COSTSAVER’S GOLD SEAL ADDITIONAL PROTECTION PRE-PAID CANCELLATION OPTION NZ$129PP By paying the NZ$129 per person 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 New Zealand. This cancellation option covers land arrangements made by CostSaver only. It is not applicable to airline deals. The Cancellation Option fee is not refundable for any reason. If the New Zealand Government MFAT advice for the destination changes to either “High Risk - avoid all tourist and other non-essential travel”, or “Extreme Risk – we advise against all travel”, you may have your deposit and/ or payment refunded at any time or you will have the option to carry it over to another TTC holiday.

ON YOUR HOLIDAY Should you, or your travel companion, leave at any time during the trip for personal sickness reasons or be required to return to New Zealand due to injury, illness or death, you and your companion will be refunded up to NZ$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 New Zealand 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 recommended airline(s) booked through CostSaver from New Zealand. Cancellation option fee is not refundable for any reason *Medical certificates as proof of all illness claims must be supplied Please note that travel agent fees and cancellation fees may apply

Visit – I n-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.


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Views of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Day 2 of our South America Samba. Just one of our 63 handcrafted itineraries around the world.

SEE WHAT FELLOW TRAVELLERS ARE SAYING To see photos from our tours, read reviews and chat with fellow travellers before you depart, head to our social media pages and our website:


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