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FAMILY

EUROPE, NORTH AMERICA & CENTRAL AMERICA

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Discover your family’s magical moment. Is it sharing secret jokes together that will forever make you laugh, or when the thrill of adventure draws you closer? When your children’s eyes light up with wonder, or you feel the warmth of sharing these moments together? Or when time freezes, and your family can focus on what really matters? We give you the real thing without worrying about a thing. Thanks to our 72 years of experience and feedback from 5 million happy guests, you and your family will enjoy the same rich Trafalgar experience that we craft on all trips across the globe, with some extra special family highlights. You and your family will connect with each other and the places we go like no other. We have carefully crafted unique holidays to enable you to explore this magical world that we live in with families of all ages in mind, so you’re free to just be – be happy, be inspired, be in your moment and truly connect as one. From the iconic to the unexpected, you’ll hear the secrets of experienced locals and connect with all the things you’ve dreamt of, and all the things you never even thought about. You’ll get close to the honest reality of the place, and break bread with those who are the fabric of the rich history. You’ll go beyond the ‘ready-made’ facade that every one else sees. From learning to become a Gladiator or making pizza with a pizzaiolo in Rome, saddling up with real cowboys in Montana, or swimming in the hot springs of a volcano in Greece. You won’t just leave footprints on the ground, thanks to our JoinTrafalgar program, know that you are leaving a lasting legacy for the betterment of locals and the future of their communities. Good Times. Good People. Good Everything. Live your very own ‘pinch me’ moments on our Family Experiences trips’ in 2019.

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CONTENT BECOME A GLADIATOR, EXPLORE CASTLES AND DUNGEONS – OR JUST WANDER THE OPEN SPACES OF A CATTLE RANCH, COWBOY STYLE. 9 ITINERARIES. 52 CITIES. TRAFALGAR FAMILY EXPERIENCES WILL TAKE YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONES ON A JOURNEY OF FUN, LEARNING AND INSPIRATION.

TRIPS YOU’LL LOVE

EUROPE

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Gladiators, Gondolas and Gold

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European Wonderland

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Greek Island Hopper

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Wild West, Cowboys and Buffalos

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Pioneer Adventures of the Old West

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Pilgrims and Patriots

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Castles and Kilts Shamrocks and Leprechauns

WHO WE ARE, WHAT WE DO Simply the Best way to Travel

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Real Connections

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NEW

USA

Real Ease

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Real Joy

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Family Values at the Heart

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Ways to Save

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Booking Conditions

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Extend your Stay

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COSTA RICA

Important Information

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Monkeys, Jungles and Volcanoes

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SIMPLY THE BEST WAY TO TRAVEL NO MATTER WHERE IN THE WORLD, WE EFFORTLESSLY ENSURE THAT FAMILY TIME IS TIME THAT MAKES MEMORIES LAST FOREVER.

Real Connections No matter which trip you choose, you can be assured of a carefully handcrafted itinerary packed with unique family-focused Trafalgar highlights that are all about sharing special time together. You’ll see the iconic but also Connect With Locals who are proud to bring your family into their homes, share their cultures and tell their tales. You’ll stay in places that are the fabric of the communities you visit and be connected to unique Hidden Gems thanks to the depth and knowledge of your Trafalgar team.

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Real Ease

THE WORLD LEADERS IN TRAVEL FOR 72 YEARS

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CONTINENTS

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80+

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MILLION HAPPY GUESTS & COUNTING

You choose the destination and your itinerary, and we take care of the rest. You will experience the real thing without worrying about a thing. You’ll feel the freedom to just be, to be in the moment, to be truly connected. It’s Trafalgar’s 72 years of travel expertise, and the very best on-road teams that guarantees you will enjoy simply the best family holiday. Read more p.12

Real Joy It might be a minute, an hour, a day; it’s that feeling of pure joy that’s found in a ‘pinch me’ moment you didn’t expect. With everything taken care of, you are free to live in the now and connect to the people, places and experiences in ways you could never imagine. But don’t take our word for it, take it from over 5 million past happy travellers from across the globe. Read more p.14

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REAL CONNECTIONS FROM THE ICONIC TO THE UNEXPECTED, TRAFALGAR’S UNIQUE HIGHLIGHTS HAVE BEEN CAREFULLY CRAFTED FOR EVERY AGE. We’ll connect your family to the people and the cultures of the places you’ll go. They’ll have fun tasting the flavours, hearing the sounds, feeling the rhythms, and experiencing the indescribable thrill of connecting to something new, something many other families may never know about, or have access to.

Miairi Fulcis Family, Fattoria di Maiano FLORENCE, ITALY

Our local friends near Florence will host your family on an exclusive Be My Guest experience you’ll never forget in the stunning Tuscan hillsides. You’ll feast on scrumptious Italian treats at this family-owned estate, as you sit back and watch the sunset — truly a night to remember. What trip?

Gladiators, Gondolas and Gold (p.24)

CONNECT WITH LOCALS The people you’ll meet It’s the people of the places we go to that make them so special. No matter what trip you choose around the world, including our magnificent family trips, you’ll get to know our network of local friends for a first-hand cultural immersion. From local artisans, family-run businesses or Trafalgar’s exclusive Be My Guest dining experiences in a local’s home, you’ll love the ways we get your family to the heart of the places we visit.

Amish lunch in Lancaster County PENNSYLVANIA, USA

Enjoy a delicious lunch with three generations of an Amish family who will treat you to homemade Pennsylvania Dutch cooking. Their children are the stars of the show, and will regale your family with stories of what it is really like to live the Amish way. What trip?

Pilgrims and Patriots (p.34)

IC ON KEYS Keep an eye out for these unique Trafalgar experiences

Here’s just a taste of some of the experiences waiting to be explored.

Connect With Locals

Make A Difference

Dive Into Culture

Local Specialist

Stays With Stories

Family Fun

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REAL CONNECTIONS

DIVE INTO CULTURE The things that you’ll do With so many different cultures to experience we have crafted ways for you and your family to taste, touch, smell and see together for a real experience that will always get you closer. From learning how to make authentic pizza or experiencing life as a gladiator at Gladiators school in Rome, to meeting a son of the Lakota and Iroquis Nations in South Dakota, where you’ll see how traditions are kept alive through song and dance, you will experience rich moments that your family will remember forever. Learn how to make real pasta in Rome

THE ICONS The things you’ll see A trip is not complete without ticking off the iconic sights. Thanks to our 72 years of expertise, our Travel Directors’ knowledge and our Local Specialists’ community connections, you’ll see the icons in a unique way, and maybe even discover some you may not have known existed. From waving to the Queen at Buckingham Palace, to VIP access to the Colosseum, Vatican, Mount Rushmore or exploring the great American National Parks, we can’t wait to share these magic experiences with you and your family.

Here are just a few samples of the things we have in store for your family on our trips.

Yellowstone National Park

Florence

From gushing geysers, colourful hot springs, bubbling mud pools, and hissing steam vents, to native wildlife – this is a place you really can’t miss. Hosted by our private guide you’ll explore the park and learn unique secrets like how to locate a bear and know what it has been eating.

You’ll uncover the locals’ insider secrets of the beautiful city of Florence with our Local Specialist. From seeing the infamous Ponte Vecchio and the Gothic Duomo to discovering the best Italian gelateria — your family will experience Florence in ways that are beyond any guidebook.

What trip?

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Wild West, Cowboys and Buffalos

Gladiators, Gondolas and Gold

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USA

ITALY

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REAL CONNECTIONS

STAYS WITH STORIES

HIDDEN GEMS

The places you’ll stay

The secrets you’ll unlock

We go out of our way to hand select exceptional hotels for every trip, including our extra special overnights, that we call Stays With Stories. Whether it’s feeling like royalty in a 12th-century Welsh castle complete with turrets and a moat, or getting outback at a real cowboy ranch in Montana, these are just some of our Stays with Stories that families love when they travel with us. More than just a bed for the night, each of these has a story to share, with its own special spot in the community and local history. And best of all, organised for you, by us, so you don’t have to worry about a single thing.

Unlocking travel secrets and sharing unique experiences that are beyond your wildest travel dreams are what our passionate Travel Directors do best. They love bringing travel experiences to life for our guests of all ages and they love what they do. They’ll surprise you with locals only secret spots that you would never have the chance to discover on your own. We don’t want to say too much — that would ruin the surprises, but here’s a tip from our very own Travel Director, Jack.

320 Guest Ranch, MONTANA, USA

You’ll love this overnight experience at this traditional Western Ranch with the beautiful Montana ranges as your backdrop. Settle in for a night of fun at this 1890s homestead, from a wagon ride, a delicious Western feast alongside cowgirls and cowboys and dancing the night away. Wake up to a day of adventure including horse riding into the wild with a local horse wrangler, or a thrilling white water rafting trip down the Gallatin river, all before lunch back at the ranch. Ye haw! What trip?

Jack

TRAVEL DIRECTOR

Moab Garage Co. serves up flavour and amazement for people of all ages, with its liquid-nitrogen ice-cream. It’s a great place to cool down as Moab can get really hot in summer, and they also have jewellery and crafts for sale. It’s a great local spot! Travel with him:

Trips throughout USA

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REAL CONNECTIONS

MAKE A DIFFERENCE Travel and be a force for good Travel today and sustain for future generations tomorrow - giving back in the places we visit is at the heart of Trafalgar, it’s a part of everything we do in every destination. Whether directly or indirectly your family’s visit will help sustain local communities, support individuals and their livelihoods or help care for the environment. Look out for the Make A Difference icon on the itinerary pages to see the extra special included JoinTrafalgar experiences where you will be a force for good.

Tortuguero National Park TORTUGUERO, COSTA RICA

Learn about the Caribbean green turtles from a conservation specialist, and discover how the Sea Turtle Conservancy has saved these magnificent creatures from immediate extinction.

The extensive JoinTrafalgar program is powered by TreadRight, The Travel Corporation’s not for profit foundation. More information can be found on p.17

What trip?

Monkeys, Jungles and Volcanoes (p.36)

Snake Garden Wildlife Center SARAPIQUI, COSTA RICA

Meet the founders of this family-run wildlife refuge, and learn about their important work supporting the animals and plants that live there.

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

WEST YELLOWSTONE, USA

Discover the conservation projects of Yellowstone National Park, where you’ll learn about the strong family structure of wolf packs and how grizzly bears hunt.

What trip?

Monkeys, Jungles and Volcanoes (p.36)

FACT

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Wild West, Cowboys and Buffalos (p.30)

When you choose to travel by coach you are choosing a greener way to travel.

≈ 85% less CO2 (passenger/km) than car and air travel ≈ 40% less CO2 (passenger/km) than rail travel PROUDLY USING 100% RECYCLED PAPER* Trafalgar, as part of The Travel Corporation, is proud to be using 100% recycled LEIPA paper for the body of our brochures.

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What trip? On all of our Trips

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REAL CONNECTIONS

FAMILY FUN The crafted family highlights you’ll share You will not only experience the unique Trafalgar magic that we share on all of our trips across the globe, but will also enjoy the extra special family highlights that are crafted into your itinerary. Designed with the whole family in mind, you’ll learn, laugh and create as you share special moments of fun and inspiration.

Here is just a sample of some family highlight experiences you can expect on your trip.

Rome, Italy

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REAL CONNECTIONS

Ziplining Through the Treetops ARENAL, COSTA RICA

Take in a sky-high view of the jungle while ziplining through Costa Rica’s dense forest. Come eye-to-eye with all sorts of wildlife, from colourful toucans to chattering monkeys. And keep your eyes out for sleepy sloths! What trip?

Monkeys, Jungles and Volcanoes (p.36)

Become a Gladiator ROME, ITALY

No trip to Rome would be complete without meeting a real life gladiator, and learning to become one yourself! After a training session where you’ll master the art of sword fighting, you’ll take on the gladiator himself. Imagine the applause as you enter the arena like in the days of Maximus — this is history brought to life in Rome, and is certain to be a day your whole family will never forget. What trip?

Gladiators, Gondolas and Gold (p.24)

Board the BEAST Boat Pizza-making lesson ROME, ITALY

From kneading the dough, to choosing the toppings and sliding it into the wood-fired oven, everyone in your family will love making and tasting their own creations under the watchful eye of a real pizzaiolo at this truly tasty experience.

HUDSON RIVER, NEW YORK

Look out Hudson River! You’ll enjoy a thrilling jet-boat ride to pumping rock music at maximum speed as you zoom and zip to Lady Liberty. Smiles, surprise and laughter are guaranteed on this New York highlight! What trip?

Pilgrims and Patriots (p.34)

What trip?

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REAL EASE TRAVEL WITH COMPLETE FREEDOM, NOT A CARE IN THE WORLD.

You choose the destination, and we take care of the rest. Discover the ease of travel, with all the essentials being taken care of by us. You’ll love having more time to do the things that matter, like spending time as a family, exploring the places we visit and creating lifelong memories. With 72 years experience and 80+ awards under our belt, you’ll travel without a care in the world. It’s the real thing, without worrying about a thing.

HANDCRAFTED FOR YOU

The best of the places you go

Our handcrafted holiday essentials make sure your family gets the very best out the places you go.

Awesome Accommodation

Magnificent Meals

Superb Sightseeing

Terrific Transport

We take pride in selecting the best accommodation for your family, every night of your trip. From hotels with great locations and family-friendly activities, to our incredible Stays With Stories experiences, you can rest assured of it being the right choice for you and your family. And to make things even better, when you get to your accommodation we unload your bags and take them straight to your room no hassle, no worries.

All that exploring means your family is sure to work up an appetite, so on our trips, you and your family will start every morning with an included breakfast, so you always begin the day right. And because we know that food and travel go hand-in-hand, we make sure you enjoy lots of tasty local meals through our exclusive Be My Guest and Connect With Locals experiences, so everyone gets to taste the unique flavours of these destinations.

You’ll get access to all the iconic sites, but when you travel with us we also take you beneath the surface, far beyond the guidebooks. You’ll love our special experiences through little included extras, that travellers of all ages love, and loads of VIP access like skipping the lines at the places you just can’t miss - only made possible by those in the know.

We get you there in style and comfort, with plenty of leg room, WiFi and air conditioning. No stress about unfamiliar traffic or road rules, no more arguing over the navigation. Put away the map, take in every second as you bask in the views from your panoramic windows, and just recline and relax and let us take you from place to place without a worry in the world.

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REAL EASE

MEET THE TEAM We will take care of your every need Our guests are at the heart of everything we do. Your dedicated on-road team deliver heartfelt service every step of the way.

Your Travel Director

Your Local Specialist

Your Travel Director is the ultimate local, creating an experience for you and your family that is totally seamless. They know how to craft experiences for family enjoyment and are dedicated and passionate about fulfilling your individual travel dreams. You’ll love the way they bring destinations to life with their magic and storytelling for guests of all ages to enjoy as they explore.

Our hand-picked Local Specialists will take you deep into the heart of the places you visit through real insider stories and experiences like no other. They’ll share their passion for their secret spots and fun local tales with you, and within just a few hours your family will feel like locals themselves.

Your Driver Thanks to your expert driver you’ll travel without having to focus on which direction you are heading. Just recline, relax and enjoy the picturesque vistas from the comfort of your window. We get you right to the doorstep of your accommodation, and pack and unload your bags too – that’s all just part of the service.

James

Mary

Dean

On one of my Castle and Kilts Family Experience trips, I gave each of my younger guests a turn at being ‘Travel Director for the day’. They were given a topic, they prepared the night before and then were able to talk on the mic in front of the group. They got points for outright lies! Some of the talks were the funniest moment of the trip.

Our family trips are designed to engage travellers of all ages from grandparents to the grandchildren. They also provide a wonderful opportunity for the young travellers to make new friends from all over the world. It’s such a treat to see.

The best experience is seeing the reaction of younger guests; seeing their eyes opening at the wonderment of the world and knowing that this is the beginning of their travel adventures is always memorable.

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Trips throughout Europe.

Trips throughout USA.

Trips throughout Europe.

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James Trafalgar TD

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REAL JOY

YOU’LL UNLOCK THOSE SPECIAL MOMENTS WHEN YOUR FAMILY IS SIMPLY FREE TO BE IN THE MOMENT AND FEEL PURE JOY. With everything taken care of, your family is free to just be. To revel in those special moments, whether it is the wonder of seeing an icon for the first time, having the time to truly connect with one another, or experiencing the richness of local cultures — we are your champions of happy. But don’t take our word for it, see what 5 million happy travellers before you have had to say in the stories and experiences they’ve shared.

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R E A L J OY

5 MILLION HAPPY GUESTS AND COUNTING Smiles all around

Wondering what your travel experience will be like? Don’t take our word for it, see for yourself when you search #simplytrafalgar.

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@jessieebc

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USA

Independently rated Because we believe so much in what we do, we invite every guest to share their honest reviews, 100% of which are published online, live and unedited for all to see. Here is just one example of our 40,000+ reviews via our third party quality assurance partner Feefo.

I can’t believe we fitted so much in we could never have done that much if we were planning and doing the trip on our own. We did all the known highlights and touristy things in each location, but also got to experience things we’d never have known to seek out ourselves and we had such a range of food and cultural experiences - unique to the different locations we visited. We met some amazing families and having other children around really helped keep our daughter interested and engaged. Doing most of the optional extras really does help the whole experience so I’m glad we planned for this. Absolutely loved this trip. OLIVER, Travelled on European Wonderland

@jboulingy Costa Rica

@cveitch251 USA

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@sophamous_ United Kingdom

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FAMILY VALUES AT THE HEART NO MATTER WHERE IN THE WORLD YOU TRAVEL, YOU CAN BE ASSURED THAT FAMILY VALUES ARE AT THE HEART OF YOUR EXPERIENCE.

72 years young, Trafalgar is the founding travel brand of The Travel Corporation (TTC), the world’s leading travel company. A family business, in its fourth generation, I am humbled to continue this legacy as the CEO of Trafalgar. It all started a century ago when my grandfather, in a small hotel in South Africa, made a commitment to deliver exceptional service. This marked the beginning of our family motto: ‘in pursuit of excellence’. It is this very ethos which fuelled

my uncle Stanley Tollman, to take this humble beginning from a single small hotel and build the world’s largest privately-owned travel company. Today, Stanley Tollman remains the Chairman of Trafalgar and, in his 80’s, works every day to drive this brand to new heights. I am privileged to work alongside him and witness the unrelenting vision firsthand which ensures that each of our guests experience personal, honest and heartfelt service on and off trip.

The Tollman Family from left to right: Ella, Kelly, Jake, Michael, Brett, Miranda, Gavin, Vicki, Bea, Max, Stanley and Toni

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It’s the founding philosophy of excellence that remains our guiding light and permeates everything we do. Trafalgar today is the most awarded travel brand, with 80+ awards. As I proudly look back on Trafalgar’s 72-year journey, I am excited as I can clearly see how the combination of our roots and our passion inspire us to challenge ourselves and continue to craft unique personal experiences for our guests; connecting them to a diverse view of the world. It’s the genuine care for our travellers, our teams and the places we visit that unites us to deliver simply the best holidays. In 2019 we will mark an important milestone, a decade of connecting travellers to the places we love through Trafalgar’s pioneering exclusive Be My Guest experiences. It was our belief, a decade ago, that ‘breaking bread’ with locals gave our guests a unique perspective of their culture and lifestyle. It’s these moments of connection where we are reminded of how

Trafalgar is an active partner and supporter of the TreadRight Foundation. An initiative supported by The Travel Corporation’s (TTC) family of brands, the Foundation is a not- for-profit organisation working to Make Travel Matter. The TreadRight mission is clear, to have a positive impact on the people and communities we visit, to protect wild and marine life, and to care for the planet we all call home.

we all share a common thread, and we gain perspective on how small this big world really is. And in doing so, we taste the real flavours and savour the very last drop. At TTC we take our responsibility and the privilege of being able to traverse continents, countries and communities personally. We want to ensure that we are crafting holidays for every place, taste and pace, with our family values at the heart of every experience. This care factor permeates everything we do: from not only looking after our guests but also looking after the planet.

JoinTrafalgar program to ensure we work collaboratively to Make Travel Matter. And so, from my family to yours, I hope you join us and I wish you happy travels full of joy, happiness & rich connections in 2019.

Gavin Tollman Trafalgar CEO

We are relentless in our consideration of how we can positively impact the places we visit. Trafalgar and our 30 sister brands, aim to not just tread light, but rather tread right. A decade ago my cousin Brett, TTC’s CEO, established the TreadRight Foundation to achieve this goal and a number of years ago, we started the

By providing grants to organisations that encourage sustainability, TreadRight hopes to maintain the natural attractions, unique heritages and native species across the world that define each region.

globally, TreadRight’s respect and care for our planet is far reaching. To date TreadRight has helped support some 50-plus sustainable tourism projects worldwide with many more on the horizon.

From global initiatives such as a program to support artisanal enterprise, to a fund to save the Big Cats in Africa, through to local grass roots initiatives such as the ban of single-use plastics in TTC’s regional offices across all locations

Each time you choose to travel with Trafalgar or any of our TTC brands, you can rest assured you are Making your Travel Matter and supporting a change for good.

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WAYS TO SAVE

Year-round Savings We’re dedicated to helping you plan and travel with ease and guarantee you the very best value. See our all year round special savings and offers to help you get on your way.

BOOK EARLY SAVE UP TO

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Everyone saves 5% when you travel in groups of 5 or more. On most trips for young travellers (5-17 years). For sharing in triple rooms or quad rooms.

EXCLUSIVE AIR DEALS With great fares from our airline partners, getting to your holiday destination has never been more affordable. Visit trafalgar.com or contact your local Travel Agent.

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

Book Early Discount Conditions: *Per person 10% based on the European Wonderland 5 Sep 2019 departure. **Per person 5% based on the Pilgrims and Patriots 8 Jun 2019 departure. These Book Early/Early Bird savings apply to the land portion of selected holidays and departures. See itinerary pages. Can be combined with other discounts, where applicable. Pay your deposit when booking and the balance by the date shown. Offer is subject to availability, exclusions may apply and the offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice. See page 38 for full conditions. 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. Savings limited to one per trip and applied to the higher priced of two trips, if you book two at once. Book again with two or more trips applies to holidays booked simultaneously, must be seven days or longer, savings are applied to lowest price trip. For Book Again & Group Discounts they must be booked at the same time, on the same booking number. Groups are not available on our Greek Island Hopper trip also not available with our special rate solo rooming discount. Young Travellers limited to two discounts per room (three in USA, Canada and Central America) when accompanying an adult. Young Travellers must be aged 5-17 at time of travel. Triple rooms are suitable for two adults and one child (three adults may find rooms too small as they often have one double and one foldaway bed and limited suitcase space). Quad rooms are suitable for two adults and two children (both aged 17 or younger). Solo travel is not accepted on our Family Experience holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. Deposit protection, travel credits can only be redeemed once per person and a limit of one trip credit applies. Does not apply if you previously received a full refund. We reserve the right to validate past booking status. If for any reason you do not travel, this credit remains for future use for five years. Cancellation fees and deadlines remain unchanged.

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BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE Deposit Protection If you’re forced to cancel your trip, you won’t lose your deposit. We’ll keep it for five years as a credit towards a future trip.

Gold Seal Protection Our Gold Seal Additional Protection gives you insurance while you’re away, including trip cancellation up to 30 days prior to travel or interruptions to your trip due to illness. See page 43.

Red Rock Canyon, Mojave Desert, Nevada, USA

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C A S T LES A N D K I LTS 10 DAYS | 3 COUNTRIES | 13 MEALS | FROM A$3750pp*

SEE HARRY POTTER'S LONDON, STAY IN A CASTLE AND BECOME A ROMAN SOLDIER AT HADRIAN'S WALL. TOUR OXFORD, SEE THE BIRTHPLACE OF THE BEATLES AND HEAR TALES OF BRAVERY, TREASON AND INTRIGUE.

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VISIT the Tower of London, Divinity School in Oxford, Lacock village, the Roman Baths of Bath, Llangollen, Tatton Park to meet the butler and housekeeper, the Lake District, the Roman Army Museum, Hadrian's Wall and Edinburgh Castle

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ARRIVE LONDON (3 NIGHTS) Delight in the magic and mystery of an ancient land of kings and queens, knights and magical creatures. Your springboard to an unforgettable Family Experience through Britain is the lively capital of London, which you will have an opportunity to explore with your clan before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a memorable Kick-Off bash. (KP) Hotel: Crowne Plaza Kings Cross LONDON SIGHTSEEING March down the grand boulevards and secret lanes of London, exploring the city's iconic sights with a Local Specialist. Practice your royal wave at Buckingham Palace, snap a selfie in front of Big Ben and see where Britain's royalty has been crowned since the 11th century. Head to platform 9¾ to see if you can catch a glimpse of the Hogwarts Express. Then shrug off your Muggle mantle and see the red telephone box where Harry Potter and Mr. Weasley descend into the secret Ministry of Magic in 'Order of the Phoenix'. Admire the pomp and ceremony of the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (subject to the event taking place), before enjoying free time for a leisurely lunch at St. Katherine's Dock near Tower Bridge. Our last stop today is the brooding Tower of London where we'll rub shoulders with the Beefeaters and see the Crown Jewels. (FB) LONDON FREE DAY Soak up the buzzing multi-cultural atmosphere of London on this full day at leisure. Delve into the dark depths of the London Dungeon or take a spin on the London Eye. Wander through the colourful array of toys at Hamleys on Regent Street or take a day trip to 11th-century Windsor Castle – the choice is yours. (FB) LONDON – OXFORD – LACOCK – BATH Imagine yourself as an Oxford scholar as you enjoy a quick visit (as long as students are not sitting exams) to the imposing historic hall of Oxford's Divinity School at the Bodleian Library. Later, we continue to the pretty Wiltshire village of Lacock to see Harry Potter's house. Maybe devour a traditional afternoon tea and cake in one of the local tea rooms before arriving in Bath for your overnight stay. (FB) Hotel: Hilton City BATH – LLANGOLLEN – RUTHIN CASTLE (2 NIGHTS) Gain insights into the elegant city of Bath during Roman times, enjoying an orientation that will include beautiful Pulteney bridge. Visit the Roman Baths, then visit the Pump Room and view the 15thcentury Bath Abbey before crossing the border into Wales. We stop in the historic town of Llangollen, and then cross the Horseshoe Pass to a medieval castle and one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories'. Dine like lords and ladies this evening enjoying a delicious Welsh dinner with your new travel friends. (FB, D,  ) Hotel: Ruthin Castle EXCURSION TO LIVERPOOL Twist and shout your way through Liverpool, home of the 'Fab Four', enjoying a full day to explore this fun-filled city. Discover treasures from across the world at the World Museum and consider joining an Optional Experience past KP Kick-Off Party BB Buffet Breakfast FB Full Breakfast

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Liverpool's iconic sites, including the Cathedral and Mathew Street, birthplace of the Beatles. We return to our regal homeaway-from-home this afternoon for free time to relax. (FB)

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RUTHIN CASTLE – TATTON PARK – LANCASTER Discover centuries of history at Tatton Park, set within a 400-hectare deer park. We'll join the butler and housekeeper of this elegant medieval manor house and 'Dive Into Culture', gaining insights into the day-to-day of English aristocrats once upon a time. We continue north to the Lake District, whose enchanting landscapes have inspired poets and writers for centuries. Consider boarding a steam train and cruise across the tranquil waters of Lake Windermere before arriving at your hotel, where you'll dine tonight. (FB, D,  ) Hotel: Lancaster House LANCASTER – HADRIAN’S WALL – EDINBURGH (2 NIGHTS) Experience life as a brave Roman soldier on Emperor Hadrian's northern frontier, exploring the treasures of the Roman Army Museum and Hadrian's Wall. We cross into Bonnie Scotland and arrive in the charismatic capital of Edinburgh. During the Edinburgh Festival, tickets to the Edinburgh Tattoo in the spectacular castle grounds are included. (FB) Hotel: Holiday Inn/Marriott EDINBURGH SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME Delve into the magic of Edinburgh's iconic sights as you join a sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. Ramble up the Royal Mile and see the tall spires of the Scott Monument, visit Edinburgh Castle, where you will hear tales of bravery, treason and intrigue. Get lost in Auld Reekie, strolling through its secret lanes and past medieval façades or join your Travel Director for an Optional Experience. Our epic family adventure is almost at its end. Celebrate a memorable holiday with new friends and your Travel Director at a Farewell Dinner. (FB, FD) DEPART EDINBURGH It's time to say bye for now, but not goodbye forever, as the curtain falls on an unforgettable Family Experience through Britain. Transfers are available to Edinburgh Airport. Conditions apply. (FB)

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* All prices are per person, twin share. Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip. Single rooms are not available unless travelling as part of a family group. London Airport Transfers: Transfers are available to purchase. Conditions apply. See page 42 for details.

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3 Edinburgh Tattoo 2-24 August 2019: We've included

Tattoo tickets when you're in Edinburgh during these dates. See page 101 for further details.

Young traveller discount:

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Triple room discount:

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EARLY BIRD SAVINGS

Quad room discount: SAVE up to A$620 p.p.

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Highlights

Here’s just a sample of the many special handcrafted Trafalgar highlights included in your trip.

FAMILY FUN Visit Harry Potter highlights such as Platform 9¾, the red telephone box gateway to the Ministry of Magic and Harry Potter's house in Lacock. (Days 2 & 4 ) Experience life as a brave Roman soldier on Emperor Hadrian's northern frontier, exploring the treasures of the Roman Army Museum and Hadrian's Wall. (Day 8)

STAYS WITH STORIES Stay in the 13th-century Ruthin Castle in North Wales with its original moat and acres of parkland. (Day 5)

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DIVE INTO CULTURE Enjoy a butler and housekeeper tour at the stately 18th-century National Trust property, Tatton Park Mansion house. (Day 7)

Airport transfers: Transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Edinburgh Airport at 7am and 9am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$124 per person.

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S HAM RO C KS A N D L EP RE C H AU N S 10 DAYS | 2 COUNTRIES | 14 MEALS | FROM A$3825pp*

ONE FOR THE STORY BOOKS, EVERYTHING'S EIRÉ ABOUT THIS GRAND FAMILY ADVENTURE THROUGH THE EMERALD ISLE, WHICH WILL SEE YOU PLAY THE GAME OF THRONES AND ENCOUNTER LEPRECHAUNS AND GIANTS ALONG THE WAY.

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ARRIVE DUBLIN AND AFTERNOON SIGHTSEEING You're in for a grand time on this family jaunt through the Emerald Isle, which begins in Dublin. Explore the lively Irish capital with your clan in tow before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers this afternoon for a Kick-Off Party and sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. View St. Patrick's Cathedral, the stately Georgian Squares and Trinity College. (KP) Hotel: The Belvedere DUBLIN – CO. DOWN COAST No need to follow the rainbow for this morning's chance encounter with Ireland's lucky little people. Visit the home of the last remaining leprechauns with a Local Specialist and learn how your belief in their existence keeps them alive. Journey to County Down, arriving at the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories' and your home for the night. Spend the afternoon at leisure strolling along the waterfront or relaxing at the pool of this lovingly maintained Victorian hotel, where you will also enjoy dinner tonight. (FB, D,  ) Hotel: Slieve Donard Resort & Spa CO. DOWN COAST – BELFAST SIGHTSEEING (2 NIGHTS) It's time to play the Game of Thrones. After a leisurely start to your day, head to ‘Winterfell Castle Archery Range' movie set for behind-the-scenes insights into this award-winning series. Dress in costumes from the program and try your hand at shooting medieval arrows using ancient bows. Snap a selfie or two, then head to Belfast, your home for the next two nights, where you'll delve into the crossroads of British and Irish culture during an introductory sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist. See the City Hall, Queen's University and the Parliament buildings, then admire the colourful murals that line the city streets, an enduring symbol of Northern Ireland, depicting the region's political and religious divisions. (FB) Hotel: Grand Central BELFAST – GIANTS CAUSEWAY EXCURSION Tread in the footsteps of Finn MacCool – his geometric Giant's Causeway more the stuff of legends than the result of ancient volcanic activity which left its mark on the Northern Irish coast. Admire the 40,000 interlocking basalt columns that fade into the sea, then journey through the enchanting tunnel of the Dark Hedges. After a day of myths, legends and Hollywood blockbusters, consider tucking into an optional Fish and Chips pub dinner. (FB) BELFAST – LONDONDERRY – SLIGO 'Dive Into Culture' at the Titanic Belfast Visitor Centre and gain a new perspective into the world's most famous ship and the tragedy that befell it. Then, journey to Londonderry, where we join a Local Specialist who will take us on a stroll along its ancient walls. We continue to Sligo, where we'll dine in our hotel tonight. (FB, D,  ) Hotel: Clayton

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SLIGO – CLIFFS OF MOHER – LIMERICK We 'Connect With Locals' and join the Feeneys on their sheep farm located on the edge of the scenic Wild Atlantic Way. Martin will teach you the art of sheepdog handling and you'll learn about the role and use of wool on the farm. You may even get to cuddle puppies before a delicious Be My Guest morning tea with this warm couple. We head to the sheer Cliffs of Moher next and admire how they rise over 200 metres from the pounding surf below. This evening, consider an Optional Excursion to Bunratty Folk Park or the Knappogue Medieval Banquet. (FB, ) Hotel: Maldron LIMERICK – CO. KERRY (TRALEE) (2 NIGHTS) Your first stop today is the Flying Boat Museum in Foynes. 'Dive Into Culture' as you board a replica Boeing 314 to experience life as a passenger. This afternoon, head to Tralee, where you'll have an opportunity to climb to the top of the Blennerville Windmill and gain insights into the role of this working windmill. Dinner is at your hotel this evening. (FB, D,  ) Hotel: Manor West/Brandon RING OF KERRY EXCURSION Admire Ireland's enduring scenic beauty on one of the most beautiful drives in the world. Circling the spectacular Ring of Kerry, we see mountains, valleys, lakes and sea blend into a landscape that has inspired writers and poets for centuries. The afternoon is free to explore Killarney on your own. (FB) CO. KERRY (TRALEE) – DUBLIN Visit Blarney Castle and secure your ‘gift of the gab' after kissing its Blarney Stone, then journey through the lush landscapes and counties to the capital, Dublin. Our shamrock shenanigans nearing their end, we join our fellow travellers and Travel Director for a rousing Farewell Dinner tonight to reminisce over the fun we've had with our family and newfound friends. (FB, FD) Hotel: The Belvedere DEPART DUBLIN For now, it's time to say a fond slán abhaile to your fellow travellers as you close the curtain on an unforgettable journey through the Emerald Isle. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (FB)

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Trip

* All prices are per person, twin share. Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip. Single rooms are not available unless travelling as part of a family group. Airport transfers: On arrival to Dublin Airport transfers will operate at 8.30am, 11am and 1pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Dublin Airport at 7am, 9am and 11am.

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Single Supplement (add to price above):

A$1200 p.p.

Young traveller discount:

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Triple room discount:

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Quad room discount: SAVE up to A$470 p.p.

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Multiple trip discount: SAVE up to A$97

Highlights

Here’s just a sample of the many special handcrafted Trafalgar highlights included in your trip.

FAMILY FUN Become a medieval archer... dress the part and try your hand at hitting the bullseye. (Day 3)

CONNECT WITH LOCALS On the edge of the Wild Atlantic Way at the Feeney's sheep farm, where you'll learn about life on the farm before a Be My Guest morning tea. (Day 6)

STAYS WITH STORIES County Down's Slieve Donard Resort and Spa features Victorian architecture and a beautiful coastal landscape. (Day 2)

DIVE INTO CULTURE Discover the full story of the Titanic at the Titanic Belfast visitor attraction and monument in Belfast. (Day 5) Visit Foynes Flying Boat Museum, the only dedicated flying boat museum in the world, to gain insight into the rich history of aviation. (Day 7)

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Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$131 per person.

TRIP CODE: FSIA

KP Kick-Off Party BB Buffet Breakfast FB Full Breakfast

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EXPERIENCE LIFE AS A ROMAN GLADIATOR, TOSS A COIN IN THE TREVI FOUNTAIN AND DEVOUR THE PIZZA YOU'VE JUST LEARNT TO MAKE BEFORE CREATING YOUR OWN COLOURFUL VENETIAN CARNIVAL MASK.

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VIEW the ancient sites of Rome, Santa Croce Basilica and the Duomo in Florence, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and St. Mark's Basilica in Venice

SMALL GROUP SIGHTSEEING guided walking tour of 'Secret Venice' to the Rialto food market, with a group size of no more than 25 guests

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ARRIVE ROME (3 NIGHTS) Ciao Roma! Feast your eyes and your stomach on the Eternal City – the launch pad for an unforgettable adventure with la famiglia. Tread in the footsteps of the ancients before meeting with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Kick-Off Party that will rock Rome. (KP) Hotel: Crowne Plaza St. Peter’s ROME SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME Join a Local Specialist to delve into centuries of history and culture, including a guided tour of the Vatican Museums. Gaze up at the wonder of Michelangelo's frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and explore the Catholic shrine of St. Peter's Basilica. Venture across the Tiber to the Colosseum imagining a time when brave warriors fought to the thunderous roar of thousands. (BB) ROME – VISIT A GLADIATOR SCHOOL AND FREE TIME Book your spot on the podium. It's time to become a gladiator for the day. You'll learn how to wield a gladiator's sword and gain insights into military techniques with an expert. This afternoon, you'll have some free time to explore the city with the family. Perhaps count the Spanish Steps or toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain to secure your speedy return to Rome. Then it's time for a cheesy family affair as we 'Dive Into Culture' and learn how to make authentic Italian pizza, sharing a tasty slice or two of our culinary masterpiece with our loved ones. (BB, RM,  ) ROME – PISA – FLORENCE (3 NIGHTS) Set your watch to Italian time and embark on a scenic drive north through Tuscany's golden fields. Stop in Pisa to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Piazza del Duomo to snap a selfie in front of the famous Leaning Tower. Carry on to the Renaissance city of Florence, our home for the next three nights. (BB) Hotel: Grand Mediterraneo

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FLORENCE FREE DAY A full day at leisure to enjoy this remarkable Renaissance city. Florence is a living museum that you can explore on foot. Perhaps join an Optional Experience to the ‘Town of Towers' – San Gimignano. (BB)

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FLORENCE – BOLOGNA – VENICE (3 NIGHTS) Stop and smell the rich aromas of Bolognese sauce, spending the morning with a Local Specialist to explore the medieval city KP Kick-Off Party BB Buffet Breakfast FB Full Breakfast

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of Bologna. Then it's just a hop, skip and a jump to the island city of Venice. Discover the Queen of the Adriatic from the comfort of one of its traditional gondolas on an Optional Experience. (BB, DW) Hotel: Novotel Mestre Castellana

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VENICE – CANAL CRUISE AND ORIENTATION 'Dive Into Culture' and witness first-hand the exquisite tradition of Venetian glassblowing. Learn about the art of crafting Carnival masks, before cruising to bustling St. Mark's Square on a private launch. View the famous Bridge of Sighs, so named for the sound condemned prisoners made at catching their last glimpse of beautiful Venice, the exquisite Doge's Palace, St. Mark's Basilica and the Campanile. The evening is yours to explore - in search of the cosiest trattoria in town. (BB, ) SECRET VENICE WALKING TOUR AND VISIT TO THE RIALTO FOOD MARKET Navigating the bustling canals to the Rialto Bridge, we embrace the sights and sounds of Venice from the water before 'Diving Into Culture' to savour the flavours of Italy during a visit to an ancient food market. We delve into the hidden highlights of Venice during a Small Group Sightseeing walking tour, working up an appetite for our Farewell Lunch at a local restaurant. (BB, FL,  ) DEPART VENICE Our unforgettable journey together has come to an end. All that's left to say is a hearty arrivederci as you prepare to return home with fantastic shared memories. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB)

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* All prices are per person, twin share. Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip. Single rooms are not available unless travelling as part of a family group. Airport transfers: On arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport transfers will operate at 9.30am, 12.30pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Venice's Marco Polo Airport at 8am and 9.30am. Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$116 per person.

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Single Supplement (add to price above):

A$660 p.p.

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A$590 p.p.

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Young traveller discount:

SAVE A$380

Triple room discount:

SAVE A$400 p.p.

EARLY BIRD SAVINGS

Quad share discount: SAVE up to A$600 p.p.

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A$390 p.p.

TRIP

Multiple trip discount: SAVE up to A$97

Highlights

Here’s just a sample of the many special handcrafted Trafalgar highlights included in your trip.

FAMILY FUN Learn how to make pizza and share your masterpiece with the family. (Day 3) Discover the great Venetian tradition of Carnival masks and create your own. (Day 8)

CONNECT WITH LOCALS Enjoy a local Tuscan Be My Guest dinner with Count Miari Fulcis on his 15th-century organic olive oil estate in the Tuscan hills. (Day 5)

DIVE INTO CULTURE Experience life as a gladiator with an included visit to a Gladiator School in Rome. (Day 3) Learn how to make authentic pizza in Rome and then savour the taste of your creation. (Day 3) Indulge in an Italian gelato at a local gelateria in Florence. (Day 5) Learn about the Venetian tradition of carnival masks and paint your own to take home and visit a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island. (Day 8)

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FLORENCE SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME The exquisite sights of Florence are brought to life on a walking tour in the expert company of a Local Specialist. See the magnificent Gothic Duomo and famous Baptistery before marvelling at Michelangelo's statue of David at the Academy of Fine Arts. Where better to 'Dive Into Culture' and indulge in a refreshing gelato than in the city where it was invented. Tonight we 'Connect With Locals' joining a local family for a Be My Guest dinner enjoying delicious specialities against the backdrop of picture-perfect olive groves and vineyards. Saluti! (BB, DW,  ,  )

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E U RO P EAN WON D ER L AND 11 DAYS | 5 COUNTRIES | 16 MEALS | FROM A$4425pp*

EMBARK ON A FAMILY ROAD TRIP FROM ROME TO LONDON, FILLED WITH LASHINGS OF CARNIVAL MASKS, CHARIOT RACING AND CHEESY PIZZA YOU'LL LEARN TO MAKE YOURSELF.

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ARRIVE ROME (2 NIGHTS) Buckle up Bambinos – we're off on a grand adventure through Europe, launching our Family Experience in the Eternal City of Rome. This evening we enjoy a Kick-Off Party with our travel companions and Travel Director that will rock Rome, followed by an orientation drive to give you a taste of some of the major sites. (KP) Hotel: Crowne Plaza St. Peter’s ROME SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME Join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour that will see you rub shoulders with St. Peter and the thousands of pilgrims that flock to the impressive square that bears his name. See Michelangelo's famous Pietà statue in St. Peter's Basilica before crossing the Tiber into Ancient Rome to view the Colosseum and Circus Maximus. This afternoon, 'Dive Into Culture' and learn how to make a pizza that would make any Italian mamma proud, enjoying a slice or two hot out of the oven with la famiglia. (BB, RM,  ) ROME – SIENA – FLORENCE (2 NIGHTS) Explore the medieval playground of Siena, where the festive Palio bareback horse race runs against the backdrop of colourful flags and emblems. Arrive in Florence this afternoon, spend time exploring the Cradle of Renaissance, discovering the best spots to indulge in cioccolata calda. This evening we 'Connect With Locals' over a Be My Guest dinner at a castle set within a celebrated wine and olive oil estate. (BB, DW,  ) Hotel: Grand Mediterraneo FLORENCE SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME Delve into the centuries of art, architecture and tumultuous history. Join a Local Specialist for a walking tour of the city. Visit the Piazza della Signoria, and view the magnificent marble Duomo. Spend the afternoon at leisure pounding the pavements in search of the city's tastiest gelato. (BB)

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FLORENCE – BOLOGNA – VENICE (2 NIGHTS) Cross the Apennine Mountains to the city of Bologna where you will join a Local Specialist to view the city's Kissing Towers and Il Gigante, commonly known as Neptune's Fountains. Indulge in the delicious flavours of what is widely regarded as the gastronomic capital of Italy. This afternoon, we arrive in the island city of Venice. Spend time exploring with the family or enjoy an Optional Experience gondola ride through Venice's labyrinthine canals. (BB, DW) Hotel: Novotel Mestre Castellana

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VENICE ORIENTATION AND FREE TIME The salty spray of the Venetian Lagoon marks our journey by private launch to the gateway to Venice, St. Mark's Square. 'Dive Into Culture' and watch as talented craftsmen expertly roll glass into beautiful crafts. See St. Mark's Basilica, the ornate Doge's Palace and Bridge of Sighs. Then, join a Local Specialist to learn about the great Venetian tradition of Carnival masks, with an opportunity to create your own colourful alter egos. (BB, )

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VENICE – VERONA – ENGELBERG (2 NIGHTS) We stop in Verona and pay tribute to Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers at Juliet's Balcony. Magnificent snow-capped peaks surround us as we wind along the scenic alpine St. Gotthard route into central Switzerland. (BB) Hotel: H+ Hotel & Spa LUCERNE ORIENTATION AND FREE TIME Walk across the flower-lined 14th-century wooden Chapel Bridge and into a land of lakes and lions. See the giant dying lion hewn from sandstone rock to commemorate the heroism of the Swiss Guard. Ascend one of the magnificent surrounding mountains during an Optional Experience or spend the afternoon sampling the rich flavours of delicious Swiss chocolate. (BB, D) ENGELBERG – PARIS (2 NIGHTS) From Switzerland, we cross the mighty Rhine River and into France, travelling through the famous Burgundy wine region en route to the City of Lights. (BB) Hotel: Novotel Centre Tour Eiffel PARIS SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME Join a Local Specialist on a guided sightseeing tour which includes a drive along the Champs Élysées with views of the magnificent Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Now, take to the water for a leisurely cruise on the Seine River with spectacular views of the Notre Dame. Enjoy a free afternoon to discover Paris. This evening, celebrate with our travel companions and Travel Director at a special Farewell Dinner. (BB, FD) PARIS – LONDON Leaving Paris behind, we journey past the tragic World War I battlefields of the Somme and cross from Calais to Dover. We arrive in London later this afternoon where our family holiday comes to an end. (BB)

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* All prices are per person, twin share. Share Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip. Single rooms are not available unless travelling as part of a family group. Your London Hotel: Crowne Plaza Kings Cross Bloomsbury For rates and full details please see page 41. This trip ends at our London Reception Centre or the above hotel, providing that you have reserved your accommodation at this hotel through Trafalgar. Airport transfers: On arrival to Rome Fiumicino Airport transfers will operate at 9.30am, 12.30pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. London Airport Transfers: Transfers available to purchase. Conditions apply. See page 42 for details.

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4625 4625 4625

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Single Supplement (add to price above): Exceptions

Twin Share

11 Jul 19 to 15 Aug 19:

A$1000 p.p. A$870 p.p.

Young traveller discount:

SAVE A$116

Triple room discount:

SAVE A$425 p.p.

EARLY BIRD SAVINGS

Quad share discount: SAVE up to A$640 p.p.

SAVE

A$463 p.p.

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Past guests: Unlock VIP benefits

Highlights

Here’s just a sample of the many special handcrafted Trafalgar highlights included in your trip.

FAMILY FUN Learn how to make pizza and share your masterpiece with the family. Discover the great Venetian tradition of Carnival masks and create your own. (Days 2 & 6)

CONNECT WITH LOCALS The Pazzi and Medici feud is brought to light in this visit to the 12th-century Castle of Trebbio where you will enjoy a traditional Tuscan Be My Guest buffet, explore the cellars, and indulge in olive oil and wine tasting. (Day 3)

DIVE INTO CULTURE A cooking experience with all the trimmings! Learn how to make tasty Italian pizza from an expert and then eat it. (Day 2)

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YOUR HOLIDAY

Witness the exquisite craft of glassblowing on Giudecca Island, a delicate tradition that generations of Venetian craftsmen have perfected over the centuries. Learn about the traditional art of Venetian Carnival Masks and paint and decorate your own. (Day 6)

Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver, A$144 per person.

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TAKE YOUR FAMILY ON A JOURNEY FROM THE RUINS OF THE PARTHENON AND ACROPOLIS IN ATHENS TO LANGUID ISLAND LIFE ON THE AEGEAN ISLANDS OF MYKONOS AND SANTORINI.

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VIEW the Parthenon, Hadrian's Arch and the 1896 Olympic Stadium in Athens

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ARRIVE ATHENS (2 NIGHTS) Tighten your toga for a magical family adventure delving into the ancient history of Athens and island-style living on the Greek isles. Take a leaf out of your history books and see ancient history come to life – the haunt of Plato, Socrates and Alexander the Great is yours to explore before meeting your fellow 'citizens' and Travel Director for a memorable Kick-Off Party that will put the 'oh' into opa! (KP) Hotel: Radisson Blu Park/Marriott ATHENS SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME Join a Local Specialist this morning to see where ancient Athenians would pay tribute to their gods and goddesses. Ascending to the Acropolis, we'll visit the sacred Parthenon, before seeing the Temple of Zeus, Hadrian's Arch and Panathinaiko Olympic stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games were held. See the Evzone guards and their quirky march at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, before spending the rest of the day exploring the sites with your loved ones. This evening, consider a rousing ramble around the buzzing streets of Athens in search of the perfect kebab. (BB) ATHENS – MYKONOS (3 NIGHTS) All aboard! Prime your sea legs for an unforgettable Aegean adventure which begins this morning as you board a fast ferry to the idyllic island of Mykonos. Enjoy an orientation tour on arrival, then spend the rest of your day on your own. Share the maze of labyrinthine lanes with the island's lazy cats, which watch travellers stroll past white-washed houses and tumbling cerise bougainvillea. (BB, DW) Hotel: Pelican Bay/Kamari/Aphrodite Beach MYKONOS FREE DAY Tap your inner beach bum and retire to the golden beaches of Mykonos, building sandcastles that would rival the many fortresses that dot this ancient land. Indulge in tasty seafood platters against the backdrop of Little Venice, snap a selfie in front of the imposing windmills that overlook the bay or rent a pedal boat and take to the tranquil waters – the choice is yours.  (BB) MYKONOS FREE DAY Dose up on Vitamin D and splash in the sparkling sea that surrounds Mykonos, which legend claims was once the site of a great battle between Zeus and the Titans. Visit the Aegean Maritime Museum for insights into the maritime history of this area or consider a trip to nearby Delos islands, believed by the ancients to be the birthplace of Artemis and Apollo. Stroll through its temples, sanctuaries and the Terrace of the Lions. (BB)

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SANTORINI FREE DAY Set your watch to Santorini time and explore Fira and Oia, counting the blue cupolas that cling spectacularly to the Santorini cliffs. Head to one of the island's beaches or visit a museum, before watching the sun dip into the Aegean from your magical cliff-top vantage point.  (BB) SANTORINI FREE DAY Consider indulging in the delicious vintages for which Santorini is so famous during a tour of a local winery. 'Dive Into Culture' and embark on an included cruise in a kaiki to the volcanic island of Nea Kameni to swim in its magical hot springs. (BB, ) SANTORINI – ATHENS We leave the island high life behind and board a high-speed ferry back to Athens, where we'll spend the final night of our trip. Consider visiting Plaka, a vibrant historical neighbourhood of Athens. Full of great restaurants and friendly locals, it is the perfect area to spend your final night in Athens. (BB) Hotel: Radisson Blu Park/ Marriott DEPART ATHENS As the chapter closes on our adventure, we say farewell to our newfound friends and the treasures of Greece as we are transferred to the airport for our flight home. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply. (BB)

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* All prices are per person, twin share. Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip. Single rooms are not available unless travelling as part of a family group. Airport transfers: Complimentary transfers will be provided for guests who have provided Trafalgar with their flight details and are staying in an Athens hotel booked by Trafalgar. Please note: Itinerary may vary due to sailing conditions on the Aegean Sea, ferry schedules, religious holidays or unforeseen circumstances.

TRIP CODE: FGIH

Start Athens

End Athens

Twin Share

SA 20 APR TU 23 APR FR 26 APR MO 29 APR

MO 29 APR TH 02 MAY SU 05 MAY WE 08 MAY

3995 3995 3995 3995

TH 02 MAY SU 05 MAY WE 08 MAY SA 11 MAY TU 14 MAY FR 17 MAY MO 20 MAY TH 23 MAY SU 26 MAY WE 29 MAY

SA 11 MAY TU 14 MAY FR 17 MAY MO 20 MAY TH 23 MAY SU 26 MAY WE 29 MAY SA 01 JUN TU 04 JUN FR 07 JUN

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MO 10 JUN TH 13 JUN SU 16 JUN WE 19 JUN SA 22 JUN TU 25 JUN FR 28 JUN MO 01 JUL

4395 4395 4395 4395 4395 4395 4395 4395

Planner

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Start Athens

End Athens

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TU 25 JUN TH 04 JUL FR 28 JUN SU 07 JUL

4395 4395

MO 01 JUL TH 04 JUL SU 07 JUL WE 10 JUL SA 13 JUL TU 16 JUL FR 19 JUL MO 22 JUL TH 25 JUL SU 28 JUL WE 31 JUL

WE 10 JUL SA 13 JUL TU 16 JUL FR 19 JUL MO 22 JUL TH 25 JUL SU 28 JUL WE 31 JUL SA 03 AUG TU 06 AUG FR 09 AUG

4825 4825 4825 4825 4825 4825 4825 4825 4825 4825 4825

SA 03 AUG TU 06 AUG FR 09 AUG MO 12 AUG TH 15 AUG SU 18 AUG WE 21 AUG SA 24 AUG

MO 12 AUG TH 15 AUG SU 18 AUG WE 21 AUG SA 24 AUG TU 27 AUG FR 30 AUG MO 02 SEP

4825 4825 4825 4825 4825 4825 4825 4825

Single Supplement (add to price above):

A$1430 p.p.

01 Jun 19 to 28 Jun 19: 01 Jul 19 to 24 Aug 19:

A$1470 p.p. A$1970 p.p.

Exceptions

Young traveller discount:

Triple room discount:

Multiple trip discount: SAVE up to A$121

Quad room discount:

SAVE A$440

TRIP

SAVE A$410 p.p.

SAVE A$620 p.p.

Highlights

Here’s just a sample of the many special handcrafted Trafalgar highlights included in your trip.

FAMILY FUN See the Evzone guards and their quirky march at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. (Day 2)

DIVE INTO CULTURE Visit the island of Nea Kameni and swim in the hot springs of this ancient volcanic island. (Day 8)

MYKONOS – SANTORINI (3 NIGHTS) Gliding through the azure waters of the Aegean, we arrive in Santorini where we'll spend the next three days in spellbinding surroundings. Enjoy an orientation walking tour on arrival and gain insight into the origins of this circular archipelago which is all that remains of a spectacular volcanic explosion. Spend the rest of the day on your own, before joining your travel companions for a feast of Greek specialities during a memorable meal. (BB, DW) Hotel: El Greco/Santorini Palace/ Rose Bay

KP Kick-Off Party BB Buffet Breakfast FB Full Breakfast

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W I L D WE S T, COWBOYS AND BU FFA LO S

9 DAYS | 1 COUNTRY | 15 MEALS | FROM A$3895pp*

TROT THROUGH MONTANA'S BIG SKY COUNTRY AND WATCH AS OLD FAITHFUL SPOUTS STEAM IN YELLOWSTONE. YOU'LL SEE THE AMERICAN PRESIDENTS SCULPTED AT MOUNT RUSHMORE AND SAY HI TO BUFFALO BILL IN CODY.

THE MONTANA SOUTH DAKOTA

320 GUEST RANCH

West Yellowstone

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Cody Grand Teton National Park

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VISIT the Oregon Trail Center in Montpelier, Jackson, Grand Teton National Park, 320 Guest Ranch, Yellowstone National Park, Cody, the Black Hills, Bear Country USA VIEW Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore

JACKSON

Montpelier

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1 SALT LAKE CITY DENVER

UTAH

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JACKSON – GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK – 320 GUEST RANCH Rise early if you'd like to rollick down the Snake River on a scenic optional wilderness float trip^ (seasonal). Later, discover dramatic Grand Teton National Park. Travel onward to Montana's Big Sky Country and settle in for big fun at our Stay with a Story, an 1898 homestead where you'll feast on a classic Western dinner. (FB, D,  ) Hotel: 320 Guest Ranch

6

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK – CODY – SHERIDAN Tip your Stetson to “Buffalo Bill” in his hometown of Cody. Connect with the “Spirit of the American West” at Buffalo Bill Center of the West where you'll experience the culture of the cowboy, the role of the firearm in the early days and the culture and art of the Plains Indians. (FB) Hotel: Holiday Inn Sheridan

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MO 01 JUL TU 09 JUL

4050

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4050 4050 4050 4050

MO 12 AUG TU 20 AUG MO 19 AUG TU 27 AUG MO 26 AUG TU 03 SEP

4050 4050 4050

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MO 02 SEP TU 10 SEP MO 16 SEP TU 24 SEP

4075 3995

SAVE A$102

Single Supplement (add to price above):

A$1595 p.p.

Exceptions 24 Sep 18 to 02 Oct 18:

A$1575 p.p.

TRIP

SAVE

A$408 p.p.

Young traveller discount:

Multiple trip discount:

Triple room discount:

SAVE A$450 p.p.

Quad room discount:

SAVE A$675 p.p.

Highlights

Here’s just a sample of the many special handcrafted Trafalgar highlights included in your trip.

STAYS WITH STORIES Spend the night at an authentic 1800s Montana homestead to relive the early Western atmosphere. (Day 3)

MAKE A DIFFERENCE Learn how your visit to The Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center contributes to the conservation projects of Yellowstone National Park as well as your visit to Crazy Horse Memorial in the Black Hills. (Days 4, 7)

Note: For activities marked with a caret (^) in the day-byday itinerary, participation is at your own risk and a signed liability waiver will be required. L Lunch D Dinner RM Regional Meal

MO 27 MAY TU 04 JUN

MO 08 JUL MO 15 JUL TU 16 JUL MO 22 JUL

Past guests: Unlock VIP benefits

DEPART RAPID CITY OR DENVER Your Wild West adventure comes to an end after breakfast. Say so long to your newfound friends this morning and transfer to the Rapid City Regional Airport for your flight home, or traverse some of the heavily forested Black Hills and the expansive grasslands of Wyoming on your way to Denver, the Mile High City, where you may extend your stay, or transfer to Denver International Airport for your flight home. (FB) For guests who choose to continue on to Denver Airport on Day 9, arrival will be at 5 p.m., please be aware when booking your flights.

Kick-off Party Buffet Breakfast Full Breakfast

3895

Twin Share

2018 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.

BLACK HILLS EXCURSION Our first stop today is in Bear Country USA, a wildlife park featuring the world's largest private viewing habitat of American black bear. Next, head for the famous Black Hills of South Dakota to view Mount Rushmore. This evening, Dive into Culture and join your fellow adventurers at a Farewell Dinner featuring a local Native American dancer. (FB, FD,  )

KP BB FB

u MO 24 SEP TU 02 OCT

EARLY BIRD SAVINGS

End Rapid City or Denver

Dinner with Wine Farewell Dinner Your Choice Dining

TRAFALGAR

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"Cute alert! Spring and summer are the best times to see baby bison, elk and moose. Towards sunset, keep your eyes open for baby grizzlies." Brittani Osborne, Product Coordinator

MORE ABOUT YOUR

Trip

* All prices are per person, twin share.

USA

9

SHERIDAN – KEYSTONE – RAPID CITY (2 NIGHTS) Visit Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota's Black Hills and Make a Difference by learning how your visit helps to preserve the heritage of the Lakota people. The evening is yours to explore Rapid City. Or consider an optional trip to the Mount Rushmore Lighting Ceremony and see the giant faces of former U.S. presidents light up at night. (FB) Hotel: Alex Johnson

Twin Share

Price PP

Start Salt Lake City

u Crossovers: This departure will operate as per the

320 GUEST RANCH – YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (2 NIGHTS) Giddy up cowboys and cowgirls. There are many fun choices on the ranch this morning: join a whitewater rafting trip^ down the Gallatin River or saddle up and ride^ with a real-life horse wrangler in the Montana wilderness. After lunch at the ranch, visit The Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone where you'll learn how your visit Makes a Difference to its conservation projects. Tonight, arrive at your accommodation inside Yellowstone National Park. (FB, L) Hotel: National Park Lodges YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK SIGHTSEEING Discover Yellowstone's amazing wonders—Yellowstone Falls, brilliantly coloured hot springs and Old Faithful, spouting steam water for thousands of years. (FB, D)

End Rapid City or Denver

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SALT LAKE CITY – MONTPELIER – JACKSON Follow Rocky Mountain trails blazed by rugged mountain men centuries ago. Stop at the Oregon Trail Center and enjoy lunch in a covered wagon before arriving in the Old West town of Jackson. This evening, take a wagon ride out to the river for a rib-stickin' Chuckwagon Regional Meal. (FB, L, RM) Hotel: Rustic Inn Creekside Resort and Spa

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ARRIVE SALT LAKE CITY Saddle up for a Wild West family adventure starting in Salt Lake City. This evening, join your travel buckeroos and Travel Director for a rootin' tootin' Kick-off Party. (KP) Hotel: Little America

Planner

Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for your Travel Director and Driver, A$143 per person. Day 9 End Rapid City Option (DWWR): Available for guests wishing to end in Denver. Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip.

TRIP CODE: DWWA

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THE LEGENDS OF BILLY THE KID AND BUTCH CASSIDY ARE NEVER FAR AS YOU AWAKEN YOUR INNER COWBOY EXPLORING LAKE POWELL, MONUMENT VALLEY'S MESAS AND THE EERIE SPIRES OF BRYCE CANYON.

THE

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VISIT Sedona, Grand Canyon National

Park, Historic Cameron Trading Post, Monument Valley, Lake Powell, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park

SCENIC DRIVE through Oak Creek Canyon, Desert View Drive in Arizona, Mount Carmel Highway

ICONIC TRAIN journey aboard the historic Grand Canyon Railway

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Navajo Country

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ARRIVE PHOENIX – SCOTTSDALE Spend your afternoon at leisure in the trendy Arizona playground of Scottsdale before your journey kicks off with an evening shindig to meet your new travel pardners. (KP) Hotel: Scottsdale Marriott Suites Old Town SCOTTSDALE – SEDONA – WILLIAMS Stampede through the landscapes of Sedona for your choice sightseeing, traversing Red Rock Country by jeep or Red Rock Magic Trolley. Then on through Oak Creek Canyon to Williams, where we'll Connect with Locals and enjoy a Be My Guest dinner hosted by the mayor. (FB, DW,  ) Hotel: Grand Canyon Railway WILLIAMS – GRAND CANYON RAILWAY – GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK Cut dirt and board your caboose to the Grand Canyon. Walk the rim and learn from a Local Specialist how this extraordinary feat of nature developed over the past 40 million years. (FB) Hotel: National Park Lodges GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK – MONUMENT VALLEY – LAKE POWELL (2 NIGHTS) Start your historic passage to Navajo country with a mesmerising sunrise over the Grand Canyon. Journey along the Desert View Drive route toward Cameron Trading Post. In an open-air vehicle, bounce along the expansive red floor of Monument Valley toward the scenic family holiday hotspot of Lake Powell. (FB, D) Hotel: Lake Powell Resort and Marinas (Lake View or Marina rooms)

5

LAKE POWELL Even cowboys need a day off now and then, but if you're at a loose end, choose to take an optional float down the Colorado River^, cruise on Lake Powell to Antelope Canyon, or spend the day learning how to wakeboard, kayak or zip around Lake Powell on a ski tube. (FB)

6

LAKE POWELL – ZION AND BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARKS (2 NIGHTS) Put on those chaps for a ride toward Zion Canyon. Perhaps bundle up your brood for a quick hike to the Emerald Pools, then drive the scenic Mount Carmel Highway. Bryce Canyon is our final stop for today. (FB) Hotel: BW Plus Ruby’s Inn

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BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK SIGHTSEEING Explore the rim of Bryce Canyon, before spending the afternoon at leisure to blaze your own trail. This evening, we get all gussied up for a Western Farewell. (FB, FD) BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK – DEPART LAS VEGAS We depart on the last leg of our journey to Las Vegas, through the scenic Virgin River Gorge. A transfer will take you to Las Vegas International Airport, or your hotel if you're extending your stay. (FB) Airport arrival will be at 2 p.m., please be aware when booking your flights.

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End Las Vegas

u SU 02 SEP SU 09 SEP u SU 16 SEP SU 23 SEP u SU 23 SEP SU 30 SEP

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Planner

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Start Phoenix

3250 3250 3250

SU 07 JUL SU 14 JUL SU 21 JUL SU 28 JUL

3175 3175

SU 04 AUG SU 11 AUG SU 11 AUG SU 18 AUG SU 18 AUG SU 25 AUG

3175 3175 3175

SU 01 SEP SU 08 SEP SU 15 SEP SU 22 SEP SU 29 SEP

3250 3250 3195 3150 3095

SU 05 MAY SU 12 MAY SU 19 MAY SU 26 MAY

SU 12 MAY SU 19 MAY SU 26 MAY SU 02 JUN

3095 3150 3175 3195

SU 02 JUN SU 09 JUN SU 16 JUN SU 23 JUN

SU 09 JUN SU 16 JUN SU 23 JUN SU 30 JUN

3225 3225 3250 3250

End Las Vegas

SU 08 SEP SU 15 SEP SU 22 SEP SU 29 SEP SU 06 OCT

EARLY BIRD SAVINGS

Twin Share

Single Supplement (add to price above):

A$1175 p.p.

Exceptions 02 Sep 18 to 30 Sep 18:

A$1195 p.p.

SAVE

Young traveller discount:

SAVE A$325

Multiple trip discount:

SAVE A$82

Triple room discount:

SAVE A$325 p.p.

Quad room discount:

SAVE A$475 p.p.

7 Crossovers: These departures will operate as per the 2018

brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.

TRIP

A$325 p.p.

Past guests: Unlock VIP benefits

Highlights

Here’s just a sample of the many special handcrafted Trafalgar highlights included in your trip.

CONNECT WITH LOCALS Enjoy Arizona hospitality with the Mayor of Williams, John Moore, at a western-themed dinner. (Day 2)

FAMILY FUN Board an Old West train ride to the Grand Canyon. (Day 3)

LOCAL SPECIALIST For sightseeing at the Grand Canyon where you learn about the layers that form the massive canyon. (Day 3)

TRAFALGAR

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"You will immediately be stricken with awe as you take in all the grandeur that is the Grand Canyon. It's virtually impossible to truly comprehend the majesty of this Natural Wonder. It's moments like this that you realize what it truly means to live The Good Life." Christy Stowell, Travel Director

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

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MORE ABOUT YOUR * All prices are per person, twin share.

Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for your Travel Director and Driver, A$127 per person. Guaranteed Room Share is not available on this trip.

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P ILG RI MS A N D PAT R I OTS 9 DAYS | 1 COUNTRY | 14 MEALS | FROM A$4195pp*

TAKE THE BRAVE STEPS THAT SHAPED THE LAND OF THE FREE, DISCOVERING THE REVOLUTIONARY TRAGEDIES AND TRIUMPHS OF AMERICA, FROM THE BATTLEFIELDS OF GETTYSBURG TO THE SYMBOLS OF INDEPENDENCE.

THE BOSTON

NEW YORK

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MASSACHUSETTS CONNECTICUT ▲

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2 Hershey

▲ PHILADELPHIA

1 GETTYSBURG

MARYLAND

CITY TOUR in Boston aboard the Boston Duck Tour

VISIT Harvard University, Fenway

Park, Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, Freedom Tower, the famed Rocky Balboa steps, Hershey’s Chocolate Factory, Lancaster, Gettysburg Battlefield, International Spy Museum

VIEW the New York skyline from the Brooklyn Bridge

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ARRIVE BOSTON (2 NIGHTS) Explore the Cradle of Liberty before gathering with your Travel Director and new travel friends for a Kick-off Party this evening. (KP) Hotel: Boston Marriott Copley Place BOSTON SIGHTSEEING Discover the colonial boomtown that shaped America as you know it today. Spend the morning on-board the famous Boston Duck Tour. Then, embark on a walking tour of Harvard University. The rest of the afternoon is free before heading downtown for a Regional Meal.  (FB, RM)

NEW YORK SIGHTSEEING Zip and zoom to Lady Liberty on The BEAST before paying a visit to the Freedom Tower to reflect on the tragedy of 9/11. Take a bite out of the Big Apple on your own terms, joining your Travel Director next for a stroll along the 1883 Brooklyn Bridge. This afternoon, indulge in an afternoon snack at the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory located in a converted 1922 Fireboat House. (FB)

5

NEW YORK – PHILADELPHIA The curtain closes on the Big Apple and rises in the City of Brotherly Love. Race Rocky Balboa-style up the 72 steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, then visit the Reading Terminal Market for lunch at leisure. Walk in the footsteps of America's founding fathers at the UNESCO-listed Independence Hall. The afternoon and evening are free. (FB) Hotel: Sheraton Philadelphia Society Hill

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PHILADELPHIA – HERSHEY – LANCASTER – GETTYSBURG Connect with Locals and enjoy a Be My Guest lunch with an Amish family who will treat you to homemade Pennsylvania Dutch cooking. Happiness is Hershey's with a visit to “Chocolatetown USA” where your taste buds will run wild at the Hershey Chocolate Tasting Experience. Our final stop today is Gettysburg where tonight we'll share a Regional Meal at The Dobbin House Tavern. (FB, L, RM,  ) Hotel: Wyndham Gettysburg GETTYSBURG – WASHINGTON, D.C. (2 NIGHTS) Join a Local Specialist on the Gettysburg battlefield, gaining insights to the battle widely regarded as a turning point of the Civil War. Visit the National Military Park Museum before you head for Washington, D.C. (FB) Hotel: Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown

8

WASHINGTON, D.C. SIGHTSEEING Crack open the underbelly of the CIA, NSA, KGB and 007 during this morning's visit to the International Spy Museum. Spend the afternoon unpacking the chapters of America's history on your own. This evening, join newfound friends to share the highlights of your historic adventure at a Farewell Dinner. (FB, FD)

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A$443 p.p.

SAVE

4195 4195

Young traveller discount:

SAVE A$443

A$1850 p.p.

Multiple trip discount:

SAVE A$111

BOSTON – NEW YORK CITY (2 NIGHTS) Enjoy a leisurely morning before we dash up Yawkey Way and into the hallowed grounds of the Red Sox. Continue to New York next, where tonight we'll indulge in a pizza party Regional Meal and practice our “fold hold” like the locals. (FB, RM) Hotel: The New Yorker, A Wyndham Hotel

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Planner

Triple room discount:

SAVE A$525 p.p.

Quad room discount:

SAVE A$795 p.p. Past guests: Unlock VIP benefits

TRIP

Highlights

Here’s just a sample of the many special handcrafted Trafalgar highlights included in your trip.

CONNECT WITH LOCALS Enjoy lunch this afternoon with three generations of an Amish family who treat you to homemade Pennsylvania Dutch cooking. The Amish children are the stars of the show and will regale you with stories of what it is really like to live the Amish way. (Day 6)

FAMILY FUN Board The BEAST for a sightseeing trip with a close up view of the Statue of Liberty from the Hudson. Make your own candy bar at Hershey's Chocolate World. Visit the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory. Learn the strategies and techniques of international spies at the International Spy Museum. (Days 4, 6, 8)

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GLIDE ALONG THE CANALS OF TORTUGUERO UNDER THE WATCHFUL EYES OF COLOURFUL TOUCANS AND TREK UP THE SLOPES OF THE ARENAL VOLCANO—A FAMILY ADVENTURE IN THE PURA VIDA PLAYGROUND.

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ARRIVE SAN JOSÉ Leave your boots at the door and embrace the Pura Vida playground of Costa Rica. A local host will greet you at the airport and arrange your transfer to the hotel, where you'll meet your Travel Director and fellow adventurers this evening for a Kick-Off Party. (KP) Hotel: Sheraton San Jose SAN JOSÉ – TORTUGUERO NATIONAL PARK (2 NIGHTS) Rise with the roosters and head east through Braulio Carrillo National Park. Board a river boat, gliding through canals, lagoons and lowland rainforest, then join a Local Specialist from the Sea Turtle Conservancy Foundation to learn about the Tortuguero turtles. Enjoy a buffet dinner tonight at the resort's open-air restaurant. (BB, L, D) Hotel: Laguna Lodge Tortuguero TORTUGUERO SIGHTSEEING Set off on a cruise through the waterways of Tortuguero National Park keeping a keen eye for sloths, crocodiles and colourful toucans. If you're visiting during nesting season (Jul-Sep), you may choose to join an optional experience night walk with a naturalist guide to witness the turtles laying their eggs. (BB, L, D) TORTUGUERO – HORQUETAS – SARAPIQUÍ – ARENAL NATIONAL PARK (2 NIGHTS) Travel to Horquetas to visit a local Tico family's palm plantation. Dive into Culture and taste the delicate heart of palm, before you head to Sarapiquí and Make a Difference during your visit to the Snake Garden Wildlife Center for amphibians and reptiles. This evening, enjoy a pizza party in an open-air kitchen where you can make your own pizza. (BB, L, D,  ) Hotel: Arenal Paraiso Resort and Spa ARENAL NATIONAL PARK SIGHTSEEING Start the day with a guided trek around the volcano at Arenal National Park. Then, head for the Arenal Hanging Bridges to observe monkeys, sloths and chattering birds up close. (BB, D) ARENAL NATIONAL PARK – MANUEL ANTONIO (2 NIGHTS) Imagine yourself soaring high above the jungle floor as you zipline^ through the treetops, eye-to-eye with the lush foliage and exotic rainforest creatures. Head south to Manuel Antonio.  (BB) Hotel: Parador Resort and Spa MANUEL ANTONIO NATIONAL PARK SIGHTSEEING Walking deep into the national park with your guide, you'll check off a few more creatures on your wildlife list. Then it's time to hit the beach. Laze in the warm Pacific or choose an optional catamaran cruise with snorkelling (available Jan-Apr). This evening, celebrate new friendships over a Farewell Dinner. (BB, FD) MANUEL ANTONIO NATIONAL PARK – DEPART SAN JOSE Travel back to San Jose's Juan Santamaria International Airport for your flight or extend your stay at the Sheraton San Jose. (BB) Airport arrival will be at 11:30 a.m., please be aware when booking your flights.

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the 2018 brochure. Itineraries, durations, hotels and inclusions may vary. Please inquire at the time of booking.

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Here’s just a sample of the many special handcrafted Trafalgar highlights included in your trip.

DIVE INTO CULTURE Visit a local Tico family's palm plantation to learn about and taste the delicate heart of palm. (Day 4)

FAMILY FUN Cruise through Tortuguero’s canals and lagoons seeking out incredible tropical wildlife species. Visit a wildlife centre in Sarapiquí and interact with the resident reptiles and amphibians. Walk along the Arenal Hanging Bridges and go ziplining on the slopes of Arenal Volcano. (Days 3, 6)

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"Sometimes the best wildlife sightings are not on hikes or zipping on lines from tree to tree, but sitting quietly, lying in a hammock watching it come to you." Alan Cook, Manager, Latin America

Help to support a local community and the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor with a visit to the family run Snake Garden Wildlife Center. (Day 4)

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Please note: For the more remote areas of Costa Rica (such as Tortuguero), we use the best available hotel facilities with comfortable but simple guestrooms and eco-friendly amenities perfectly suited to the natural surroundings. This journey requires walking on uneven surfaces and steps and sometimes through heavy showers (rain ponchos provided). This journey is best enjoyed by the experienced traveller in good health and who can take such conditions in stride.

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BOOKING CONDITIONS AND OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION Large print version is available at: trafalgar.com SUMMARY BOOKING AND CANCELLATION TERMS INFORMATION GUIDED HOLIDAYS Deposit required $200 Final Payment 45 days NO OF DAYS PENALTY 45 days and over Deposit

Deposit required Final Payment NO OF DAYS 45 days and over

AIR TICKETS As per airline policy As per airline policy PENALTY $35 plus airline charges

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YOUR GUIDED HOLIDAY BOOKING Trafalgar Tours (Aust) Pty Ltd is the ‘Sales Company’; Trafalgar Tours Limited – Great Britain and Europe Holidays; and Destination America Inc – North and Central America Holidays are the ‘Operators’; collectively these companies are referred to as ‘Trafalgar’. Your agreement is with Trafalgar and a contract is formed when you make a reservation with us that we accept. Enrolment in and payment for a guided holiday shall constitute acceptance by the guest of the terms and conditions in this brochure. These cannot be varied except in writing by an officer of the Company. The invalidity of any provisions herein shall not affect the validity of any other provisions. The agreement shall be construed as though the invalid provision was not contained herein and was replaced with an enforceable provision as similar as possible to the original provision. Disclaimer Travel is personal and each individual’s goals and experiences may differ. Trafalgar will not be bound by, or liable for, any description, photograph, representation or warranty made by or provided by any independent third party sales representative, Travel Agent, or other person or entity relating to any holiday offered by Trafalgar. Departure Date The departure date is the date indicated on the booking confirmation. Security Security is a major concern to all of us and the situation globally is constantly changing. Events around the world, coupled with the “Travel Advisories” put out by various governments, may at times necessitate changes to the accommodations and itinerary or even trip cancellation. You must accept these risks involved in travel to any country that may experience security difficulties and accept responsibility for your own travel decisions. WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE GUIDED HOLIDAY PRICE Intra-trip Travel By private motorcoach, trains, cruises and ferries (see itineraries). Air Transportation Not included unless otherwise outlined in each itinerary page price panel. Guided Holiday By air-conditioned luxury motorcoaches. On some regional holidays and sightseeing trips, motorcoaches without toilet facilities are used. If due to circumstances beyond our control motorcoaches are used otherwise than as advertised, a refund of $10 per person will be made. Toilets may be affected by higher altitude or extreme weather conditions such as freezing temperatures and for the comfort of those on board the motorcoach the toilets may have to be closed. In these circumstances, additional rest breaks will be incorporated into the itinerary. Hotel Accommodation Prices are per person, based on two persons sharing with private bath or shower. Triple and quad rooms may be available on selected holidays in limited numbers. Triple rooms will often feature one foldaway bed plus one double bed. Three adults may find these rooms small and suitcase space slightly restricted. They are generally more suitable for two adults and one child. Quad occupancy is based on four people sharing one room with two beds and may be used only for two adults and two children aged 17 or younger. Quad rooms are only available on Family Experiences with a limit of 2 adults in that room. Accommodation is typically based on two-bedded rooms with a private bath. Rollaway beds are not included in either the triple or quad prices. Every effort has been made to reserve two-bed rooms; however, on some occasions, rooms with one double bed may be the only choice available. These rooms will be allocated to single travellers and couples first; other rooms may feature a single bed and rollaway bed, murphy bed or sleeper sofa. Special room requests (adjacent, connecting or lower-floor rooms, as examples) must be made at time of booking. Special room requests are not guaranteed and are based on availability at time of check-in. Many hotels are 100% smoke-free, including all guest rooms, restaurants, lounges, meeting rooms and public spaces. Smoking in a non-smoking room may result in a fine. Substitute hotels may be used sometimes. We try to use hotels of similar standard. Hotel Frequent Traveller program points are not earned with hotels on Trafalgar holidays. Note hotel room sizes, standards, facilities and services provided may vary from country to country and region to region and are often local in style.

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Free WiFi Internet Service Complimentary WiFi service is available in many Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar website trafalgar.com/wifi. Travel Director Guided holidays are conducted in English by a professional Travel Director. In the unlikely event that there are fifteen guests or less travelling on a departure, Trafalgar reserves the right to operate this departure on an individual basis with private transfers and individual arrangements. Please refer to the individual guided holiday. Itinerary extensions are operated on a locally hosted basis using Englishspeaking Local Host services. Meals Meals are included as detailed on itineraries. Sightseeing Experiences, entrance fees and an Englishspeaking Local Specialist (when required) are included as detailed in the itinerary pages. Transfers Between airports, hotels, railway stations and piers are included as indicated on each guided holiday itinerary. There will be no refund for missed or unused transfers. If you did not purchase your flights from Trafalgar, you will need to provide your arrival and departure flight information to Trafalgar at the time of booking. It is your responsibility to update Trafalgar with any changes to your flight schedule to ensure that you receive your transfers. Failure to do so may result in missing these services and no refund shall be due for missed arrival transfers resulting from missing or outdated flight information. Porterage Luggage handling of one suitcase per person, at each guided holiday hotel and porter service at airports for intra-air inclusive guided holidays, is included in the price. Motorcoach Luggage Allowances: Due to limited coach capacity, a single bag is allowed with dimensions not exceeding 30”x18”x10” (76x46x25cm) and weight not exceeding 50 lbs./23kg. Carry-on/hand luggage is restricted to one piece per person, not exceeding 12”x11”x6” (30x28x14 cm) to fit under your coach seat or in the small overhead compartment. Carry-ons with telescopic handles and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartments or under seats and therefore, cannot be accepted as carry-on luggage. Carry-on/hand luggage handling is the responsibility of each guest and must be taken on and off the coach by you each day of the guided holiday. A charge of US$6/CA$6 or local currency equivalent per travelling day will be collected by the Travel Director if a second piece of luggage is permitted to be carried, or if suitcase exceeds weight or size limits. This is not assurance that luggage in excess of limits on size, weight and number of pieces will be permitted on the coach. Trafalgar and Trafalgar’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. Trafalgar cannot assist in locating lost items after the guest disembarks or completes the Trafalgar holiday. Airline Luggage Allowances: Airlines may impose stricter weight and size limits for luggage and may also charge fees for checked luggage, including the first checked bag. Please check with your airline(s) directly or iflybags.com for their most current luggage regulations and related fees. Trafalgar is not responsible for additional fees imposed by air carriers regarding luggage. Tips/Gratuities Tips/gratuities are included for services on guided holiday, except to your Motorcoach Driver, Local Host, Local Specialists and Travel Director whose tips/gratuities should be extended on a voluntary, individual basis at the end of your holiday. Included tips/ gratuities cover all services provided by dining-room waiters, housekeeping staff and porters at hotels.

EXTRA ACCOMMODATION Deposit required No additional deposit required Final Payment In accordance with guided holiday NO OF DAYS PENALTY 45 days and over $35 Higher of $35 or 25% 44-22 days of accommodation price Higher of $35 or 30% 21-8 days of accommodation price 7-1 days 100% of accommodation price Departure Day/ 100% of accommodation price No show Optional Prepaid Gratuities If you have prepaid your gratuities to your Travel Director and Driver, this will be detailed within your holiday documentation. Please note that prepaid gratuities cover only the land portion of your holiday itinerary. We offer this option on the majority of our holiday itineraries. Please check the holiday price panels for the applicable holidays where this option is available. NOT INCLUDED IN GUIDED HOLIDAY PRICE Any items and matters not referred to above, including, airfares to and from your destination, air-related taxes and fees (except where specified); additional fees charged by airlines such as checked and/or excess luggage, seat selections and any other services; passport and visa fees; insurances of all kinds; tips/gratuities to Travel Directors, Local Host, Local Specialists and Motorcoach Drivers; laundry; phone calls; minibar; beverages and meals not detailed in the itinerary; Optional Experiences; and all items of a personal nature. Additional taxes and surcharges may be collected by foreign governmental and non-governmental entities. The price does not cover costs and expenses, including your return home, if you leave the guided holiday whether of your own volition, our decision based on behaviour that disrupts the trip, due to illness, action by any government or other reason. This list is illustrative and not a complete list of every item not included. RESERVATIONS & PAYMENTS 1. Your guided holiday will be confirmed after receipt of a non-refundable, non-transferable deposit as detailed in the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms table. We reserve the right to refuse a booking without giving any reason and shall in that event return any deposit received. If not received within 7 calendar days of booking, the reservation will automatically be cancelled. On certain departures, deposits may be required at time of booking to hold seats. 2. Air-inclusive bookings may require an additional nonrefundable deposit or payment in full at the time of booking, see ‘Air Arrangements’ section. 3. Final payment for your land reservation will be due prior to departure no later than as detailed in the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms table. Payment in full will be required at time of booking for reservations made less than 45 days prior to the departure date 4. Trafalgar 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. Trafalgar will not be responsible for lost land and/or air reservations. 5. Credit Card Bookings: Trafalgar should be advised of your credit card number when making your reservation directly with us. For security purposes, we are required to collect the guest’s credit card billing address, card expiration date and the customer verification code every time a payment is applied. A fee of 1% will be applied at the time of payment when paying by credit card. 6. Any special meal requirements, including allergies, must be provided at time of booking and are received on a REQUEST basis only. Trafalgar cannot assure special meal requests will be fulfilled and does not assume responsibility or liability if requests are not fulfilled. 7. Your Travel Agent shall hold all monies for each and every person named in the booking until the booking is confirmed at which time your Travel Agent shall provide those monies promptly to us. You consent to us depositing monies received by us as required by law. We will be entitled to keep interest earned on monies. You consent that all monies paid to us whether through your Travel Agent, by deposit or otherwise, may be disbursed by us as and when we see fit. Book Early/Early Bird Savings Savings are applied at the time of booking, apply to the LAND-only portion of holidays featuring the “Early Bird Savings” in the price panel, and require full payment by the applicable discount deadline dates (see “Ways to Save” section). If full payment is not received by the correct date - as stated on the invoice - the discount will be removed and the booking will be re-priced. These discounts are not valid on all itineraries or departure dates; do not apply to optional extensions, airfares, government taxes and fees, air flight supplements, extra nights’ accommodation, transfers or any cruise portion of a holiday. Normal cancellation penalties apply. This offer is subject to availability, applies

CHARGEABLE TRANSFERS Deposit required No additional deposit required Final Payment In accordance with guided holiday NO OF DAYS PENALTY 45 days and over $35 Higher of $35 or 25% 44-22 days of transfer price Higher of $35 or 30% 21-8 days of transfer price 7-1 days 100% of transfer price Departure Day/ 100% of transfer price No show to new bookings only and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. See the dates and prices section of the itinerary online at trafalgar.com for current availability. Travel Documents Provided full payment has been received and on-line registration completed, travel documents will be sent in electronic format no later than 21 days prior to departure. You may opt to receive hard copy documents in which case these will be sent to you approximately 21 days prior to the departure date. If final payment is not received when due, costs to courier documents will be the responsibility of the Travel Agent. If you are leaving home earlier, please ask your Travel Agent to request your travel documents well in advance. Please also make sure that you provide your Travel Agent with the flight details that are booked independently no less than 21 days prior to flight departure date. Passports, Visas and other Entry/Exit Requirements All guests including children must be in possession of a machine-readable passport valid for 6 months after their trip return date along with applicable visas. Please refer to “Passport and Visas” section. Due to government imposed security/ immigration measures, passport and emergency contact information is required for all guests prior to the release of travel documents. It is the guest’s sole responsibility to secure and/or pay for any and all visas, affidavits, immunisations, etc. that are required to be permitted entry into each destination. In some countries you may be subject to entry (reciprocity) fees and/or departure taxes/ exit fees which will be collected at the airports upon entry/departure by local government authorities. Please note that entry to any country may be refused even if the required information and travel documents are complete. For up-to-date detailed information on travel documents and visas, entry/exit taxes and further information on entry and exit requirements please check with your Travel Agent or local consular services. Obtaining and carrying these documents is your sole responsibility. Trafalgar bears no responsibility for such information and will not be responsible for advising and/or obtaining required travel documentation for any guest, or for any delays, damages, and/or losses including missed portions of your holiday related to improper documentation or government decisions about entry. BOOKING CHANGES, CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS Name Changes A fee of $50 per person will be charged for name changes or name corrections together with any airline penalties and other cost or charges incurred. Booking Changes A fee of $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 days (as detailed in the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms table) 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 Trafalgar more than 45 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 days (as detailed in the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms table) prior to departure date, Trafalgar has the right to cancel your reservation. Trafalgar will not be responsible for lost reservations. • Notice of cancellation must be made in writing directly to Trafalgar or through your Travel Agent. Please also refer to Trafalgar 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 to Single, or Triple to Twin), charges for the new room type will be the responsibility of the remaining party. The charges detailed in the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms table (includes GST), representing costs incurred by Trafalgar in cancelling your travel arrangements, will apply when notice of cancellation for guided holiday is given after the booking is confirmed. Please also refer to Trafalgar’s Gold Seal Additional Protection. • If a guest fails to join the guided holiday on the day of departure, cancellation fees will be 100% (unless the guest notifies us of the delay and joins the guided holiday later at their own expense). • Cancellation fees as per the Summary Booking and Cancellation Terms table apply to additional accommodation and/or chargeable transfers prior to and after the guided holiday or cruise reserved through Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar are non-changeable and nonrefundable. See ‘Air Cancellation’ section. • Trafalgar is not responsible for other travel arrangements that you or your party has made outside Trafalgar 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. Trafalgar urges you to purchase travel insurance to cover such circumstances. Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar to get you to/from your holiday destination for your Trafalgar trip, payment in full may be required for your airfare at the time of booking your flights. 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 and nationality for each guest. Changes to flight itineraries and name changes and/ or corrections may either not be allowed or may result in penalties charged by the airline. These are the guest’s responsibility. Airlines (and other travel providers including Trafalgar) 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. Trafalgar 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 preassigned 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. Trafalgar does not assure that these requests will be granted. Airline Availability Trafalgar 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. Trafalgar 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. Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar. It is the guest’s responsibility to request frequent flyer credit from the airline. Trafalgar shall not be responsible for matters concerning frequent flyer miles.

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GENERAL INFORMATION & CONDITIONS Guided Holiday Prices Are based on costs, charges, tariffs, rates, prices, taxes, levies, exchange rates and other considerations as of the production date of this brochure (see back cover). All are subject to change. No surcharges regarding cost or currency fluctuations will be made to the LAND only price once the deposit is received. No refund will be made on account of reduction of any of the above. If the total guided holiday price increases by more than 10%, guests will have the option to cancel the guided holiday within 7 days of notification of the surcharge without penalty. All prices are in Australian Dollars unless specified. Other Fees and Taxes Taxes and fees are subject to change without notice and will be confirmed at time of booking. Any additional fees charged by the airlines such as luggage handling, seat selections, and/or any other services are the sole responsibility of the guest(s). Additional air-related restrictions apply. Guided Holiday Participation On all guided holidays children under 5 years of age are not eligible to travel. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult, who will be responsible for their welfare and supervision. Alcoholic beverages will not be served to guests under the legal age for alcohol consumption in the country being visited. Minors under age 18 travelling to certain foreign countries must be accompanied by both parents or have a notarised letter of consent signed by the parent(s) not travelling. Trafalgar 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. Trafalgar seeks to provide a safe, enjoyable and memorable travel experience for all guests. Trafalgar welcomes guests with special needs or disabilities. Please note the following: - Guests must advise Trafalgar, at time of booking, of any physical, medical or other special needs that require accommodating. Trafalgar 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. - Trafalgar may impose safety requirements. Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar, 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. - Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar Staff will not be available for such purposes. - Regrettably, motorised scooters are not allowed on guided holidays. - Trafalgar does not employ medical personnel. Any necessary medical attention must be sought at a local facility, if available, at the guest’s expense. Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar. - 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, Trafalgar may make arrangements with carriers, hotels and other independent suppliers to provide travel services. These parties are independent entities which Trafalgar does not control. Trafalgar cannot guarantee disability access or accommodations for guests travelling on international guided holidays. Many Optional Experiences are operated by independent third party suppliers, not Trafalgar. 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. Trafalgar may, in its sole discretion, decline booking any guest or remove any guest who cannot comply or refuses to comply with Trafalgar’s terms and conditions. If this occurs, you are responsible for the cost of travel back to your hometown and Trafalgar 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. Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar or any of its related entities liable for any actions taken under these terms and conditions. Young Traveller Discount The Young Traveller must be under age 18 on the departure date to be eligible for the discount, and must be accompanied by an adult, sharing a twin (triple or quad) room. Only two Young Traveller discounts per room are permitted except on North and South America itineraries where the limit is three Young Traveller discounts per room. This discount can be combined with our ‘Book Together’ discount. 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 ‘Ways to Save’ for details. Itinerary Variations Trafalgar 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’/ ‘Connect with Locals’ 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’/ ‘Connect with Locals’ 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 Stay’ section for a list of pre- and post-guided holiday accommodation. Space is limited and if available is for up to three nights before and/or after each guided holiday. Breakfast and luggage handling is not included unless otherwise noted. Trafalgar does not provide complimentary transfers for guests booking pre-and post-night accommodations. However, inexpensive airport transfers can be purchased from 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.

Arrivals and departures It is essential to allow at least one day before and after your guided holiday if you are joining your Trafalgar guided holiday in London. See ‘Extend your Stay’ for London hotels. 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 Trafalgar recommends that all guests purchase comprehensive Travel Insurance. Certain countries have a requirement for foreign visitors to have valid medical insurance on entry. Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar 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. Trafalgar 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 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 Trafalgar to participate in such trips and activities you agree you will not make a claim against Trafalgar, 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 Trafalgar, 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 Trafalgar nor the Operator nor its agents or co-operating organisations or service providers will be liable for any injury, illness or death or for any loss or damages or claims whatsoever arising from any accident or incident, if the safety belt is not being worn at the time of such an accident or incident. This exclusion and limitation of liability shall not be used to imply that the Operator or its agents or affiliated entities are liable in other circumstances. International Treaties Transportation companies, airlines etc. are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time guests are not on board planes, transportation or conveyances. We rely on international convention which may apply to the services provided by us, our suppliers or agents with respect to any claim of any nature brought by you against us as a result of the provision of those services. International conventions which apply may include: Warsaw Convention 1929, (as amended by Hague Protocol and Montreal Protocol) in relation to air travel, or Montreal Convention; the Berne Convention for rail travel; Athens Convention 1974 for carriage by sea; the Geneva Convention for carriage by road and the Paris Convention 1962 for Hotels. We are to be regarded as having all the benefits of these conventions on limiting our liability in relation to any claim for death, injury, loss, damage and delay to guests and luggage. Trafalgar Tours (Aust) Pty Ltd’s Limited Role Trafalgar Tours (Aust) Pty Ltd is only responsible for the services of reservations and ticketing. It does not accept any responsibility or liability for any of the acts, omissions or defaults, whether negligent or otherwise, of any of the companies of the Trafalgar group of companies. All matters arising in relation to the services provided by Trafalgar Tours (Aust) Pty Ltd, but not in respect of other things, are subject to the law of the state of New South Wales. Errors and Omissions In the case of computer or human billing errors, we reserve the right to re-invoice participants with correct billing. Every effort is made to ensure brochure accuracy at the time of going to press; however, Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar. 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 Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar’s Travel Director/ Local Representative immediately, who will try to make things right. If the matter was not resolved locally, please write to Trafalgar’s Guest Relations Department at the address below within sixty (60) days of the end of the Trafalgar 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, Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar that you may be interested in. If you don’t want to receive this information, or if you want a copy of the personal information we hold about you, write to us at Trafalgar, Attn: TRAFALGAR TOURS (AUST) PTY LTD, TRAVEL HOUSE, LEVEL 2, 35 GRAFTON STREET, BONDI JUNCTION, NSW 2022. A fee may be charged for supplying you with this information as permitted by law. OTHER CONDITIONS Each guest is required to comply with the terms, conditions, requirements, laws, rules and/or regulations of any service provider, or any country or governmental authority, and shall be liable for any such non-compliance. Booking Arrangements Your booking arrangements can be made through your Travel Agent or with us directly. When you make a booking, you must be at least 18 years of age at the time of booking. You are guaranteeing that you understand and have the authority to accept and do accept on behalf of yourself and all members of your party the terms of these booking conditions. We will deal only with the lead booking name in all subsequent correspondence and dealings. You are responsible for making all payments due, ensuring the accuracy of all personal details and other information supplied in respect of yourself and your party, notifying us of any changes or cancellations and for receiving correspondence and keeping your party informed. Additional Optional Experiences With Trafalgar, 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 Trafalgar website. You can book and pay for them through your Travel Director, by cash or credit card. Optional Experiences may vary due to seasonal conditions and require minimum guest participation. Prices are subject to change without notice. Please also see the relevant section of “Guided Holiday Participation” regarding limitation (exclusion) of our liability for Optional Experiences operated by independent third party suppliers. TRAFALGAR TOURS (AUST) PTY LTD (ABN 73 000 717 715) Travel House, Level 2, 35 Grafton Street, Bondi Junction, N.S.W. 2022 Telephone Numbers: SYD Metro area 9657 3333 All other areas 1 300 78 78 78 Fax: (02) 9657 3456 License No: 2TA00 1889 Tour Operators: Trafalgar Tours Limited, Travel House, Rue du Manoir, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 2JH, Channel Islands Destination America Inc, 801 East Katella Avenue, Anaheim, California 92805 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: trafalgar.com This brochure supersedes any other prior brochure on the market. See back cover for brochure version and print date. Major Credit Cards Accepted

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EXTEND YOUR STAY Explore more

Enjoy discounted hotel rates, before or after your trip to enjoy even more of what your destination has to offer. To take advantage of these value rates, simply add on extra nights when making your booking. You can find hotel details on the itinerary page of your holiday.

Can We Help You? Call Toll-free on 1 800 002 006

For a Trafalgar expert: travel advice, bookings, information or a helping hand. (Australian Eastern Standard Time) Monday - Friday: 9:00am – 1:00am Saturday: 9:00am – 10:00pm Closed on Sundays On-line 24/7 trafalgar.com for information, bookings, online payments and frequently asked questions. 40

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Your Hotels Transfers are not included when extending your stay but Trafalgar will be happy to provide door-to-door airport/hotel transfers to make your trip effortless. (See table below for prices). Country

City

Hotel

Price PP (A$) Triple Quad

Single

Twin

219

110

106

106

51

10 May - 18 Jul ‘19, 10 Sep -10 Oct ‘19

347

205

252

139

80**

19 Jul - 09 Sep ‘19

331

197

242

135

80**

Costa Rica

San Jose

San Jose Sheraton

England

London

Crowne Plaza Kings Cross Bloomsbury

Transfer

France

Paris

Novotel Tour Eiffel*†

328

184

232

131

95

Greece

Athens

Raddison Blu Park

361

212

170

153

Incl

Ireland

Dublin

The Belvedere†

331

219

207

157

81

Italy

Rome

Crowne Plaza St. Peters*

296

215

197

131

73

Venice

Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana*

221

155

147

96

73

Scotland

Edinburgh

Holiday Inn*

284

197

192

115

66

USA

Boston

Boston Marriott Copley Place

632

316

225

179

47

Denver

The Westin Denver Downtown

468

234

156

117

59

Las Vegas

Tropicana Las Vegas A DoubleTree by Hilton Friday & Saturday Tropicana Las Vegas A DoubleTree by Hilton midweek

354

177

133

115

32

214

107

90

82

32

Salt Lake City

Little America Salt Lake City

192

96

76

65

22

Scottsdale

Scottsdale Marriott Suites Old Town

199

100

66

50

35

95

DCA 23/ IAD 47

Washington DC

Renaissance Downtown DC

322

161

127

Note: Buffet or full breakfast included daily in Europe and Central America. Rates are valid based on travel 1 April, 2019 through 31 March, 2020 for all locations unless otherwise stated. Please contact your Travel Agent or Trafalgar Reservations for rate information for other dates. Transfers are one-way and rates are per person. Quad occupancy is strictly reserved for families travelling with young children and is not available to four adults sharing. In Europe triple rooms will often feature one foldaway bed plus one double bed. Three adults may find these rooms small and suitcase space slightly restricted, therefore triples are not suitable for three adults sharing. IAD = Dulles International Airport  DCA = Ronald Reagan National Airport †Certain days of the week attract a supplement.  *Season supplement may apply.  **Transfer from London Heathrow Airport

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION What you need to know

Airport Transfers

EUROPE, USA AND CENTRAL AMERICA

Start and end your holiday seamlessly with Trafalgar and enjoy complimentary arrival and departure transfers by coach, shuttle bus, minivan, private car or taxi on the arrival and departure days of your holiday between designated airports and hotels for USA and Central America. For peace of mind, Trafalgar also offers our guests the option to book and purchase your transfers if you’re planning to stay a few days before or after your Trafalgar holiday. Our guests travelling in Europe enjoy complimentary group transfers at scheduled times on the first and last days of their trip as specified in our itinerary pages. We also offer guests, who are extending their stay before or after their trip, the convenience of booking and purchasing transfers ahead. To ensure your trip runs smoothly, please provide your flight details no fewer than 21 days before flight departure. Please see Trafalgar’s conditions.

Passports and Visas

ü Each guest is responsible for ensuring that their

passport is valid for at least six months beyond the conclusion of their trip and that all necessary visas and permits have been acquired. Multiple-entry visas may be required if you are entering a country more than once on your holiday. Each guest must comply with entry, health and other requirements of the countries visited during your trip.

Airport Transfers LONDON

Benefit from Trafalgar’s specially negotiated transfer rates between London Heathrow and London Gatwick Airports and your hotel for a carefree start and end to your holiday: A$80 single trip per person to/from Heathrow Airport A$160 single trip per person to/from Gatwick Airport Transfer terms and conditions:

ü Contact your Travel Agent, airline or relevant government authorities to obtain the necessary travel information.

1) For included and chargeable transfers. You or your Travel Agent must provide detailed flight information to Trafalgar at the time of booking or no later than 21 days prior to departure. Transfers cannot be amended once booked.

ü The Operators and/or their employees and their

3) Trafalgar only includes one inbound and one outbound transfer (excludes London).

agents are not responsible for passport, visa, entry, health and other requirements of the countries visited, or for any loss sustained by you for failing to comply with laws, regulations, orders and/or requirements of countries visited.

2) For London arrivals, you must stay in a hotel booked by Trafalgar on the night of arrival and the night prior to your departure date. 4) In the event of flight delays outside of Trafalgar’s control, the transfers will be deemed to be cancelled. 5) All transfers are based on group transfers. Refunds are not available for missed transfers or to guests not using this service. 6) In the event of unforeseen circumstances (such as road or rail works, strikes or demonstrations), Trafalgar will not be responsible for delayed or cancelled transfers.

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Registration

YOUR REGISTRATION ON MYTRAFALGAR

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 completed 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. Your contact details, such as the email address and mobile number that you will be travelling with 2. The name of someone at home whom we can contact in case of an emergency 3. Your passport and insurance details  isit trafalgar.com/managemybooking to complete your V registration and start personalising your holiday.

E-Documents

YOUR TRAVEL DOCUMENTS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON MYTRAFALGAR

GOLD SEAL ADDITIONAL PROTECTION TRAFALGAR’S GOLD SEAL ADDITIONAL PROTECTION PLAN COSTS ONLY A$99 PER PERSON (PAYABLE WITH YOUR DEPOSIT ONLY) AND INCLUDES: ON YOUR HOLIDAY Should you, or your travel companion, leave at any time during the trip for personal sickness reasons or be required to return to Australia due to injury, illness or death of an immediate family member, you and your companion will be refunded up to A$90 per person, per day for the unused portion of the holiday (note that in some cases, hotels require a one-night cancellation fee). A medical certificate is required. RETURN FLIGHT SECURITY If you or a member of your direct family in Australia should fall sick* while you are on your Trafalgar 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 Trafalgar’s recommended airline(s) booked through Trafalgar from Australia. PRE-PAID CANCELLATION OPTION

ü All guests will need to register on Manage My Booking to receive their trip documentation.

ü Once registered, you’ll receive an email approximately 21 days

prior to your departure with a link to download your electronic documents on MyTrafalgar. We’re committed to long-term sustainability, so by choosing this paperless option, you’re supporting our JoinTrafalgar efforts to reforest over 40 hectares of land across Northern California.

ü Printed documents will be available on a request basis should this be more convenient for you.

MyTrafalgar

ENHANCE YOUR EXPERIENCE ON MYTRAFALGAR

MyTrafalgar is an easy-to-use, interactive travel portal that connects you to your Trafalgar holiday before, during and after your trip. You’ll find all your itinerary details, be able to download your travel documents and chat with travel companions online. Visit trafalgar.com/mytrafalgar

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

Our Terminology  elow are descriptions relating to specific terms used within our B brochure itinerary pages: Visit – In-depth sightseeing with a Local Specialist or Travel

Director, which includes fast-track entry (where applicable). View – A brief stop to enjoy the sights and take some photos. See

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71 Countries

302 Handcrafted Trips

Europe & Britain • USA & Canada • Asia • Africa • South & Central America • Australia & New Zealand

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