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WHY CHOOSE TRAVEL 2?

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CREATE YOUR

PERFECT HOLIDAY

8 MAP 10 GETTING THERE 12 MULTI-CENTRE HOLIDAYS 16 CRUISE HOLIDAYS 249 GENERAL INFORMATION

USA 18 Introduction 20 Rail Travel 24 Motorhomes 26 Car Rental 28 Self-drive Holidays 36 Escorted Touring Holidays 52 54 66 68 74 76

EASTERN USA New York Atlantic City & Philadelphia Boston & Beyond Washington, DC Chicago

78 SOUTHERN USA 82 Memphis, Nashville & New Orleans 86 Texas 88 FLORIDA 90 Orlando 97 Orlando Private Homes 102 Gulf Coast 106 Miami, Gold Coast & the Florida Keys 110 WESTERN USA 112 Las Vegas 134 National Parks of the West 140 142 150 152 154 156 160 162

CALIFORNIA Los Angeles San Diego Palm Springs California’s Central Coast San Francisco Yosemite & Beyond Seattle & The Pacific Northwest

174 CANADA & ALASKA 176 Rocky Mountaineer 182 Via Rail 188 Motorhomes 190 Car Rental 192 Self-drive Holidays 196 Escorted Holidays 206 Wildlife Viewing 212 WESTERN CANADA 214 Vancouver 218 Victoria & Vancouver Island 222 Whistler 224 The Rocky Mountains 232 Calgary & Drumheller 234 236 240 244

EASTERN CANADA Toronto & Niagara Falls Ottawa, Montréal & Québec Atlantic Canada

246 ALASKA & YUKON

166 HAWAIIAN ISLANDS

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Over 35 years’ experience and experts in tailor-made long haul holidays

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Welcome to our world, a world we are proud of. We offer a level of service that truly sets us apart from anyone else and our portfolio incorporates a huge selection of travel options that you can tailor-make for your dream holiday.


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Canada Why choose Travel 2? YOUR HOLIDAY, YOUR WAY Travel 2 has been committed to sending customers to an array of worldwide destinations for over 35 years. In that time we’ve worked hard to become the experts you can trust in building your perfect holiday. Working with your travel agent we can plan and book everything from scheduled flights, accommodation, cruises, tours and excursions – our flexible approach allows us to tailor-make your holiday, your way. Furthermore, we work with all major airlines to allow you choice on how you wish to travel, with departures available from all regional airports. Travel 2 is part of the Emirates Group - a dynamic travel and tourism operation with a global reputation for excellence spanning every aspect of the industry. A GREAT PRICE WITH EXPERT ADVICE Travel 2’s reservation consultants are well travelled and undergo an extensive training programme. This combined skill set equips them with the tools to be able to provide you with a unique tailor-made service when booking your perfect holiday. Whether it’s a twin-centre holiday, cruise or touring holiday, our consultants will go that extra mile to make sure you have the holiday of a lifetime from start to finish. That extra mile also extends to making sure you get the best price too. Our buying power as part of a global travel business means you benefit from competitive pricing and special offers - exclusive from our supplier partners. New deals arrive daily, so speak to your local travel agent for the most up to date pricing and offers. SERVICE YOU CAN COUNT ON Travel 2 is an award-winning company and by working with your travel agent, we want to ensure your booking and travel experience exceeds expectations. From the advice you receive at initial enquiry right through to the service you receive in resort, our expert consultants are available 24-hours a day, seven days a week to support and assist your travel agent. PEACE OF MIND Booking a holiday with Travel 2 allows you to relax in the knowledge that your money is safe and your travel arrangements are in expert hands. We are a fully bonded operator with the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and the Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL protected). The air holidays and flights in this brochure are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is ATOL 3228.

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Create your perfect holiday Booking your holiday to the USA & Canada with Travel 2 will ensure that you experience the region to the full. Choose from hip or boutique hotels, from budget motels to luxury resorts - the choice is huge and the value unbeatable. Add an immersive city tour with a local guide and experience the chic city metropolis atmosphere, relax on laid-back beaches or enjoy the natural wonders that North America has to offer. Why not sample some downtime with a pampering spa session? The choices are simply endless. Whatever you want to do, Travel 2 can create it just for you. Whether you are seeking a relaxing weekend away, planning the holiday of a lifetime or wanting to celebrate a special event, Travel 2 will exceed your expectations.

HOLIDAYS

ESCORTED TOURING

INDEPENDENT TOURING

SMALL GROUP TOURING

Choosing your perfect holiday is an exciting moment. You may already know where you want to go and what you want to do, but you may also want to browse and see what’s available before making your decision. To help you make that choice we have priced our holidays in the way that we believe makes it easier for you. In the beach resort areas we have created packages that include flights and the specified number of nights’ accommodation so you can see what the cost is going to be. However, prices are regularly negotiated so ask your travel agent to see what our latest special offers are.

Do you enjoy discovering the heart and soul of a country? If so, independent touring could be for you. We’ve put together some fantastic itineraries that strike the perfect balance between the freedom of travelling independently and the convenience of having your accommodation and transport already arranged.

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If you’re short on time or you just enjoy the company of like-minded travellers, an escorted tour is a great way to see a country’s main sights, or to discover a path less trodden. With the help of an expert guide you’ll learn much about your destination in a safe and fun environment. As the tours normally include all of your accommodation, excursions and often many of your meals, you’re free to sit back and enjoy your holiday without having to worry about a thing.

If you like the convenience of an escorted tour but want something a little more intimate, consider a small group tour. Travelling by 4WD or bus in a maximum group size of 16 (it’s typically less), you’ll enjoy a holiday that’s filled with unique experiences. With the help of an expert guide and/or driver, you’ll learn all about your destination from someone who knows it and is genuinely passionate about it.


Experience more

KEY TO HOLIDAY SYMBOLS Holidays are about doing something different. Choose an Adventure activity or tour and escape the norm. Independent Touring gives you the freedom to explore at your own leisure safe in the knowledge that it’s been expertly arranged by local suppliers.

Accommodation

KEY TO ACCOMMODATION SYMBOLS Our Boutique properties are a carefully chosen selection of intimate and offbeat places to stay. Fancy a dip? Well, keep an eye out for our Pool Villa symbols and you can enjoy swimming in privacy. Staying in an All Inclusive hotel or resort means not worrying about paying for food, drinks, activities and entertainment. Your Honeymoon should be the trip of a lifetime – these romantic hotels will ensure it’s just that. If you see a hotel with a Family symbol it means that it’s a great choice for both adults and children alike.

Let us take the stress out of travel while providing expert guides to accompany you every step of the way. Share the experience with your fellow travellers on one of our fully Escorted Tours.

Don’t like crowds? On our Small Group Tours the number of participants is strictly limited.

Take to the open road and let us show you the essential stops along the way. Whether on 2 wheels or 4, by car or by motorhome our expert regional knowledge will provide the route to suit your needs. Discover spectacular landscapes and make travelling to your destination an essential part of your trip by experiencing one of our iconic Rail Journeys. We offer a wide variety of cruising, from ocean faring luxury liners to traditional and relaxing river vessels. Enjoy the wildlife, culture and landscapes that only cruising can provide.

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Highlights

EASTERN USA

LAS VEGAS

Go to New York City and you’ll probably find that it really is the greatest city on Earth. New Orleans is totally unique, with its energy, diversity and wonderful architecture. Visit Washington D.C.’s governmental buildings - they are even more impressive than they appear on television.

The musical show of the Bellagio hotel’s fountains is an enchanting performance. Take a helicopter flight over the city or out to the Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon. Enjoy luxury for less by staying at one of Las Vegas’ incredible 5-star hotels.

FLORIDA

Eerie and thrilling, a tour of Alcatraz Prison is spine tingling. Put your hands in those imprinted by the stars of stage and screen on Hollywood Boulevard. For an extra-special view head to the top of Seattle’s Space Needle.

There is no place like South Beach Miami. In Orlando, the undisputed theme park capital of the world, the fun never stops. A world away from the cities, the Everglades is one of the USA’s greatest wildernesses. 8

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WEST WEST VIRGINIA VIRGINIA KENTUCKY MISSOURI KENTUCKY MISSOURI VIRGINIA VIRGINIA NORTH NORTH CAROLINA CAROLINA SOUTH RKANSAS SOUTH RKANSAS ALABAMA ALABAMA CAROLINA CAROLINA MISSISSIPPI MISSISSIPPI GEORGIA GEORGIA

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NATIONAL PARKS

WESTERN CANADA

White-water rafting down the Colorado River with the sheer walls of the Grand Canyon all around is unforgettable. See Yellowstone’s most famous geyser – Old Faithful – explode into the air. Hike through Yosemite National Park’s glorious wilderness.

Take a heli-hike into the breathtaking and remote Columbia Mountains. Gaze upon the beauty of Lake Louise and then head to Banff for a soak in the hot springs. Experience the incomparable atmosphere of the Calgary Stampede.

HAWAIIAN ISLANDS

EASTERN CANADA

As it’s the home of surfing, it’s only right you try and learn how to catch a wave. See the drama of Big Island’s Volcanoes National Park. Relax with some serious beach time and enjoy the luxury of some outstanding hotels.

Step aboard the Voyage Beyond The Falls and get ready to be soaked by the spray of the mighty Niagara Falls. Dine in the outstanding restaurants of Montréal. Head to Québec in the winter and chill-out in the awesome Ice Hotel.

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GETTING THERE

Getting there

British Airways, the UK’s national flag carrier, continues to pride itself on its exceptional quality and unrivalled level of service. Whether in the air or on the ground, British Airways offers you the widest possible choice and utmost comfort, whichever class you choose to fly. Flying to more than 300 destinations worldwide you can be sure that British Airways and their partners can take you wherever you want to go. And, as a member of the renowned oneworldŽ alliance, they have an expanded network to over 600 destinations across the world.

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• Spacious seat that converts into a 183cm (6ft) fully flat bed • Memory foam headrest and quilted blanket • Luxury amenity kit with The White Company products and accessories

GETTING THERE

Club World combines premium levels of comfort and service with the freedom and flexibility to make every journey unique and unforgettable. Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, there’s a Club World seat with your name on it:

• Delicious food and drink options using fresh, local ingredients • Access to private lounges • Dedicated check-in desks and priority boarding • Power supply for laptops and other electronic devices • Larger free baggage allowance

World Traveller Plus is our premium economy service, a more comfortable, relaxing experience on longer routes and proof that a premium service doesn’t have to break the bank: • Wider seats and more legroom • Small, intimate cabins with expert, attentive service • Delicious meals and full bar-service • Personal entertainment system with noise-reducing headphones • Power supply for laptops and other electronic devices • Larger free baggage allowance

World Traveller is our full-service economy class on flights beyond Europe, packed with all the comfort and benefits you expect from British Airways at an affordable price: • Great value all-inclusive fares with no hidden charges • Generous free baggage allowance • Delicious meals and full bar-service • Personal entertainment system with complimentary headphones • Family-friendly features and kids’ activity packs

AIRLINE

UK DEPARTURE DESTINATION SEAT PITCH AIRPORT

STOPOVER OPTIONS

PERSONAL TV SCREENS

Direct from UK to New York, Chicago, Miami, Dallas/ Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Raleigh Durham, Charlotte, Philadelphia and onwards throughout North America

Economy 32” -33” Business 75” First Class 80”

Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York Selected Flights and Philadelphia

London Heathrow, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh

Direct from UK to New York/Newark, Chicago, Denver, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Houston & Los Angeles

United Economy® up to 32” United Economy Plus® - up to 6” of extra legroom United Polaris business class - 180 degree flatbed seats - up to 6’6” of sleeping space

New York/Newark, Chicago, Denver, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Houston & Los Angeles

London Heathrow

Direct from UK to Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Halifax, St. John’s, Calgary & Vancouver

Economy 31”-33” Premium Economy* 38” Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Business fully lie-flat St. John’s, Halifax, Calgary, seats (not London Heathrow Edmonton & Vancouver - St. John’s route)

Seasonal summer services from London Gatwick, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester

Direct from London Gatwick to Toronto and Vancouver. Direct non-stop from Edinburgh, Glasgow & Manchester to Toronto

London Heathrow, Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow

Premium Rouge 37” Rouge 30”

Economy 31-32”, Direct from UK to Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Delta Comfort+ 33-35”, New York JFK, Minneapolis, Salt Lake Delta Premium Select 36-37” City* & Portland* (*summer service) Delta One (flat-bed seats) 44” Direct from UK to New York, Boston, London Heathrow, London Economy 31”-32” Washington, Orlando, Miami, Chicago, Gatwick, Manchester, Premium Economy 38” Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Glasgow*, Belfast* Upper Class 79” Atlanta,Seattle London Heathrow, Glasgow*, Edinburgh (*summer service)

Seatback screens and Wi-fi available on all transatlantic flights. All transatlantic flights (except Air Canada Rouge services)

Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, St. John’s, Halifax, Calgary, Edmonton & Vancouver

Download free Air Canada app to access inflight entertainment via ‘player’, or rent an iPad on board

Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York JFK & Salt Lake City* (*summer service)

All transatlantic flights

Direct flights only

All transatlantic flights

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M U LT I-C E N T R E H O L I DAY S

USA

New York & Miami

Accommodation

4H hotels New York The New Yorker a Wyndham Hotel (RO) Miami Pestana Miami South Beach (RO) 5H hotels New York Viceroy Central Park (RO) Miami Fontainebleau Miami Beach (RO)

n 3 nights New York n 5 nights Miami Itinerary Day 1: Fly to New York and stay at your chosen hotel for 3 nights. Day 4: Fly to Miami and stay at your chosen hotel for 5 nights. Day 9: Fly to the UK, arriving back the next day.

Prices are per person based on twin share

4* adult price from £1199 5* adult price from £1429 Prices are a guide only and include flights, taxes, accommodation, transfers & board basis as specified.

New York, San Francisco & Las Vegas •

Accommodation 4H hotels New York Westin New York at Times Square (RO) San Francisco Hotel Zephyr (RO) Las Vegas Luxor Hotel and Casino (RO) 5H hotels New York Viceroy Central Park (RO) San Francisco The Fairmont San Francisco (RO) Las Vegas Wynn Las Vegas (RO)

n 3 nights New York n 3 nights San Francisco n 4 nights Las Vegas Itinerary Day 1: Fly to New York and stay at your chosen hotel for 3 nights. Day 4: Fly to San Francisco and stay at your chosen hotel for 3 nights.

Day 7: Fly to Las Vegas and stay at your chosen hotel for 4 nights.

Day 11: Fly to the UK, arriving back the next day.

Prices are per person based on twin share

4* adult price from £1089 5* adult price from £1239 Prices are a guide only and include flights, taxes, accommodation, transfers & board basis as specified.

New York & Las Vegas

Accommodation

4H hotels New York Westin New York Grand Central (RO) Las Vegas Luxor Hotel and Casino (RO) 5H hotels New York Lotte New York Palace(RO) Las Vegas Bellagio (RO)

n 3 nights New York n 5 nights Las Vegas Itinerary Day 1: Fly to New York and stay at your chosen hotel for 3 nights. Day 4: Fly to Las Vegas and stay at your chosen hotel for 5 nights.

Day 9: Fly to the UK, arriving back the next day.

Prices are per person based on twin share

4* adult price from £829 5* adult price from £1139 Prices are a guide only and include flights, taxes, accommodation, transfers & board basis as specified.

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USA Accommodation

4H hotels New Orleans Sheraton New Orleans (RO) Las Vegas Luxor Hotel and Casino (RO)

n 3 nights New Orleans n 5 nights Las Vegas Itinerary Day 1: Fly to New Orleans and stay at your chosen hotel for 3 nights.

Day 4: Fly to Las Vegas and stay at your chosen hotel for 5 nights.

Day 9: Fly to the UK, arriving back the next day.

M U LT I-C E N T R E H O L I DAY S

New Orleans & Las Vegas

Prices are per person based on twin share

4* adult price from £699 Prices are a guide only and include flights, taxes, accommodation, transfers & board basis as specified.

Miami & Las Vegas

Accommodation

4H hotels Miami Loews Miami Beach Hotel (RO) Las Vegas Luxor Hotel and Casino (RO) 5H hotels Miami Fontainebleau Miami Beach (RO) Las Vegas The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (RO)

n 5 nights Miami n 4 nights Las Vegas Itinerary Day 1: Fly to Miami and stay at your chosen hotel for 5 nights.

Day 6: Fly to Las Vegas and stay at your chosen hotel for 4 nights.

Day 10: Fly to the UK, arriving back the next day.

Prices are per person based on twin share

4* adult price from £1179 5* adult price from £1359 Prices are a guide only and include flights, taxes, accommodation, transfers & board basis as specified.

San Francisco & Las Vegas

Accommodation

4H hotels San Francisco The Argonaut (RO) Las Vegas Tropicana Las Vegas a DoubleTree by Hilton(RO) 5H hotels San Francisco Fairmont San Francisco (RO) Las Vegas Bellagio (RO)

n 3 nights San Francisco n 5 nights Las Vegas Itinerary Day 1: Fly to San Francisco and stay at your chosen hotel for 3 nights.

Day 4: Fly to Las Vegas and stay at your chosen hotel for 5 nights.

Day 9: Fly to the UK, arriving back the next day.

Prices are per person based on twin share

4* adult price from £1059 5* adult price from £1479 Prices are a guide only and include flights, taxes, accommodation, transfers & board basis as specified.

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

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M U LT I-C E N T R E H O L I DAY S

USA

San Francisco & Hawaii

Accommodation

4H hotels San Francisco Hotel Zephyr (RO) Hawaii Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort (RO) 5H hotels San Francisco Fairmont San Francisco (RO) Hawaii Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort & Spa (RO)

n 4 nights San Francisco n 7 nights Hawaii Itinerary Day 1: Fly to San Francisco and stay at your chosen hotel for 4 nights.

Day 5: Fly to Honolulu and stay at your chosen hotel for 7 nights.

Day 12: Fly to the UK, arriving back the next day.

Prices are per person based on twin share

4* adult price from £2099 5* adult price from £3089 Prices are a guide only and include flights, taxes, accommodation, transfers & board basis as specified.

San Francisco, Las Vegas & Los Angeles •

Accommodation 4H hotels San Francisco Hotel Zephyr (RO) Las Vegas Luxor Hotel and Casino (RO) Los Angeles Grafton on Sunset (RO) 5H hotels San Francisco Fairmont San Francisco (RO) Las Vegas Bellagio (RO) Los Angeles Beverly Wilshire a Four Seasons Hotel (RO)

n 3 nights San Francisco n 5 nights Las Vegas n 3 nights Los Angeles Itinerary Day 1: Fly to San Francisco and stay at your chosen hotel for 3 nights.

Day 4: Fly to Las Vegas and stay at your chosen hotel for 5 nights.

Day 9: Fly to Los Angeles and stay at your chosen hotel for 3 nights.

Day 12: Fly to the UK, arriving back the next day.

Prices are per person based on twin share

4* adult price from £1899 5* adult price from £2369 Prices are a guide only and include flights, taxes, accommodation, transfers & board basis as specified.

San Francisco, Hawaii & Los Angeles •

Accommodation 4H hotels San Francisco The Handlery (RO) Hawaii Sheraton Waikiki (RO) Los Angeles The Garland (RO) 5H hotels San Francisco Fairmont San Francisco (RO) Hawaii Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort & Spa (RO) Los Angeles Beverly Wilshire a Four Seasons Hotel (RO)

n 3 nights San Francisco n 7 nights Hawaii n 3 nights Los Angeles Itinerary Day 1: Fly to San Francisco and stay at your chosen hotel for 3 nights.

Day 4: Fly to Honolulu and stay at your chosen hotel for 7 nights. Day 11: Fly to Los Angeles and stay at your chosen hotel for 3 nights.

Day 14: Fly to the UK, arriving back the next day.

Prices are per person based on twin share

4* adult price from £2939 5* adult price from £4099 Prices are a guide only and include flights, taxes, accommodation, transfers & board basis as specified.

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USA & CARIBBEAN Accommodation

4H hotels New York Sheraton New York Times Square (RO) Jamaica Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa (AI)

n 3 nights New York n 7 nights Jamaica Itinerary Day 1: Fly to New York and stay at your chosen hotel for 3 nights.

Day 4: Fly to Jamaica and stay at your chosen hotel for 7 nights.

Day 11: Fly to the UK, arriving the next day.

5H hotels New York JW Marriott Essex House (RO) Jamaica Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay (AI)

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New York & Jamaica

Prices are per person based on twin share

4* adult price from £2049 5* adult price from £2549 Prices are a guide only and include flights, taxes, accommodation, transfers & board basis as specified.

New York & Barbados

Accommodation

4H hotels New York Sheraton New York Times Square (RO) Barbados Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels (AI)

n 3 nights New York n 7 nights Barbados Itinerary Day 1: Fly to New York and stay at your chosen hotel for 3 nights.

Day 4: Fly to Barbados and stay at your chosen hotel for 7 nights.

Day 11: Fly to the UK, arriving the next day

5H hotels New York The Knickerbocker (RO) Barbados Ocean Two Resort & Residences (RO)

Prices are per person based on twin share

4* adult price from £2039 5* adult price from £2349 Prices are a guide only and include flights, taxes, accommodation, transfers & board basis as specified.

New York & St Lucia

Accommodation

4H hotels New York Westin New York Grand Central (RO) St Lucia St James Morgan Bay (AI)

n 3 nights New York n 7 nights St Lucia Itinerary Day 1: Fly to New York stay at your chosen hotel for 3 nights.

Day 4: Fly to St Lucia and stay at your chosen hotel for 7 nights.

Day 11: Fly to the UK, arriving the next day.

5H hotels New York Viceroy New York (RO) St Lucia Bodyholiday (AI)

Prices are per person based on twin share

4* adult price from £2239 5* adult price from £2769 Prices are a guide only and include flights, taxes, accommodation, transfers & board basis as specified.

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Embarking from one of the many great ports on both Atlantic and Pacific seaboards of the United States and Canada, opens up a world of possibilities, creating some of the most amazing and diverse itineraries. Imagine setting sail for the ice-covered wilderness of Alaska after chilling out in cosmopolitan Vancouver, where whale watching and a distinctly outdoors vibe are the order of the day. After a thrilling city stay in New York cruise to the tropical Bahamas, explore the shoreline of the Mexican Riviera from San Francisco or discover beautiful New England when it turns into a blaze of orange, red and russet tones during the Fall. Booking your Cruise Plus holiday doesn’t restrict you to the ocean – it opens up a world of destinations you may not usually visit on an ordinary package holiday. There’s an array of pre and post-stay options, as well as tours, expedition cruises and river cruises around some exhilarating destinations, ensuring that you are able to make the most of your adventure. Whether you are looking to combine an unforgettable Alaska cruise with a journey on the award-winning Rocky Mountaineer train or a stay in Boston being awed by the impressive colonial architecture of New England, Cruise Plus can create the perfect cruise for you. A Cruise Plus holiday allows you to experience the dynamic world of cruise no matter how high or low your budget may be. There’s a cruise to suit everyone’s needs, whether it be a family-friendly holiday or an adultonly getaway. You can even extend your cruise with a touring or rail extension, enabling you to truly broaden your adventure and take in even more spectacular sites. All of our cruises feature a vast range of on-board attractions and amenities ensuring that you will have all your needs catered for, from taking in Broadway-style shows, to rock climbing and sampling some of the finest cuisine – the sky (or in this case, the ocean) is the limit. Here is just a sample of the many USA & Canada Cruise Plus holidays available. Contact your Travel Agent to discover more on the options available to you and to create your perfect USA & Canada Cruise & Stay holiday.

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10 nights Vancouver & Alaskan Inside Passage

Discover the scenic beauty of the Inside Passage on this cruise through the glacial landscapes of Canada and Alaska. Wildlife sightings include humpback whales, black bears, wolves, and the famous bald eagle. Before you board the Volendam, you’ll also enjoy 3 nights in Vancouver, best known for its beautiful mountain panoramas and thriving arts scene.

SHIP HIGHLIGHTS • Choice of 4 restaurants and 10 bars/cafés • 2 pools, 2 Jacuzzis, thermal suite and Greenhouse Spa • Basketball court, practice tennis court and promenade deck walk • Frans Hals Theatre, Casino, Crows Nest Lounge and culinary arts centre

Ports of Call Vancouver, Canada - Inside Passage (scenic cruising) – Juneau, USA Skagway, USA - Glacier Bay, USA (scenic cruising) – Ketchikan, USA - Inside Passage (scenic cruising) – Vancouver, Canada

Prices Include • Return flights • 3 nights at 4* Pinnacle at the Pier Hotel, Vancouver • 7 night cruise on board Volendam

Prices are per person based on twin share Inside cabin from £xxxp Interior from from £1849 Outside cabin £xxxpp Oceanview from from £2049 Balcony cabin £xxxp Veranda Suite from £2789

Departs: May - Sep 19. Price based on 11 Sep 19 cruise departure. Ask about similar itineraries in 2020.

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United States of America

From buildings to burgers and national parks to theme parks, the USA loves doing everything bigger and better than anywhere else. Discover it for yourself by exploring any of the 50 states – you’ll find each of them has an unwavering sense of their own identity and unforgettable experiences that are totally unique.

LANGUAGE: English CURRENCY: US Dollar FLYING TIME FROM UK: Depending on your US destination and route, 7-20 hours

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VISAS: ESTA (Electronic System Travel Authorisation)


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Rail Travel in the USA

Travelling by rail is a great way to see the most of any country and none more so than in the USA, with its ever changing scenery passing by your window. Amtrak® has an extensive network serving more than 500 towns and cities across the country. From inter-city journeys to cross-country adventures, Amtrak has a route that is bound to suit you. TRAIN FACILITIES

ROUTE MAP

Superliner

Vancouver Seattle

These twin-deck trains are used on all long distance routes in the west and for selected routes east and south of Chicago. They offer dining cars and a selection of sleeping accommodation from roomettes to spacious bedrooms.

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Portland

Portland

San Francisco

Salt Lake City

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Omaha

Denver

Kansas City Bakersfield

Grand Rapids Detroit

Chicago Pittsburgh Indianopolis Quincy Cincinnati St. Louis

Albuquerque

San Diego Tucson

Little Rock

Atlanta Dallas

Newport News

Mobile Houston

Charleston Jacksonville

Austin San Antonio

Washington, DC

Memphis

Fort Worth

El Paso

New York Philadelphia Baltimore

Raleigh

Oklahoma City

Los Angeles

Boston

Buffalo

Cleveland

Flagstaff

New Orleans

Tampa

Orlando

Miami

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New York

Boston

4 hr 10 mins

£45

£81

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Philadelphia

1 hr 20 mins

£36

£63

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Washington

3 hr 20 mins

£45

£88

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Niagara Falls

8 hr 50 mins

£60

£90

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Montreal

10 hr 50 mins

£63

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Washington

Chicago

17 hr 40 mins

£74

£137

£260

Atlanta

13 hr 45 mins

£91

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£244

San Francisco

Los Angeles

12 hr 40 mins

£54

£68

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Seattle

22 hr 10 mins

£193

£242

£388

Chicago

51 hr 40 mins

£125

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£351

New Orleans

Atlanta

11 hr 35 mins

£58

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£162

Memphis

8 hr 15 mins

£46

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£98

Chicago

19 hr 15 mins

£98

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£183

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Milwaukee

Oakland/ Reno Emeryville

AMTRAK EXAMPLE FARES & TRAVEL TIMES Class

St. Albans

Montréal

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Viewliner This single-level fleet of trains operate the majority of routes in the east. Reclining seats are complemented by lounges and food service cars. For overnight routes there are accommodation options of roomettes and bedrooms. By day roomettes offer comfortable seating with a picture window and at night, an attendant converts the seating to a lower and upper berth. Bedrooms are slightly larger and include a private bathroom. • Advance reservations are required for all trains that operate with overnight service • All meals onboard are included for sleeping car accommodation ticket holders • Unless specific seats are assigned, seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis • All trains are non-smoking

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Amtrak’s flexible rail pass offers the very best value for money for rail travel across the USA. Rail passes are valid for either 15, 30 or 45 consecutive days from first use. Reservations for overnight sleeper accommodation can be arranged at an additional charge. Travel from coast to coast on the entire Amtrak network. Follow the old Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles, cross the Rocky Mountains from Denver to San Francisco or make an epic journey all the way from Florida to California. Travelling entirely within the state of California? Ask us about the California Rail Pass.

General Ticket Collection You will need to present your Amtrak confirmation number along with photo ID (preferably your passport) to collect your ticket from a ticket office in an Amtrak station once you arrive in the USA.

Point-to-Point Rail Fares We offer competitive prices for one-way and return tickets across the entire Amtrak network, ideal for anyone looking to visit more than one destination but for whom the rail passes are not suitable. It’s more convenient than flying if you are on the East Coast and often cheaper too. Ask our consultants for details and costs.

Important Notes & Restrictions • Reservations are required on the majority of Amtrak services, even if you are travelling on a rail pass. • Rail pass travel is not permitted on Acela Express, Auto Train, the Canadian part of any Amtrak service and certain throughway coach connections.


EASTERN USA

Boston • New York • Washington, DC

• Journey in comfort on board Amtrak trains as you travel along the Eastern seaboard • Discover the historic sights of Boston and Washington, DC • Immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of New York City and see the must-see attractions with a New York Freestyle Pass

I N D E P E N D E N T R A I L TO U R I N G

7 day Boston, New York & Washington by Rail

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: 2019: Daily Day 1: Arrive Boston Upon arrival in Boston, take your included transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this historic city.

Day 2: Boston

LAND Spend a day exploring Boston. AIR Included is an Old Town Hop On/Hop Off Trolley RAIL own pace. Walk the famous Freedom Trail to see tour so you can explore at your CRUISEBoston Common and more. For shopping try the all the historic sites, the famous 1 NIGHTS STAYED

boutiques on Newbury Street, or around Faneuil Hall and Quincy Marketplace or the department stores in the Prudential Center. For the best clam chowder try one of the food stalls in Quincy Market and eat it from a bread bowl like a local. The nightlife is LAND electric; don’t miss it. 1

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Transfer independently to the train station and enjoy the comfort of rail travel on board Amtrak Rail as you leave Boston and head for bustling New York. Included for your stay is a 3 day NewLAND York FreeStyle Pass which gives you Unlimited Hop-on, AIR Hop-off access on both 1validNIGHTS buses and ferries. You can also choose 5 attractions STAYED from more than 40 top NYC sights, including 9/11 Memorial & Museum, One World Observatory, Statue of Liberty, Top of the Rock, Madame Tussaud’s and many more. With so much to see, you will understand why they call this the city that never LAND RAIL sleeps! 1

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Day 4: New York Continue your exploration of New York, from Wall Street to the galleries of SoHo, Times Square to Central Park, New York has something for everyone. Take the included hop-on hop-off ferry, which affords fantastic views of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline en route, or shop ‘til you drop in the huge

department stores. As the Big Apple never sleeps, you’ll have plenty to do in the evenings too, from dining at superb restaurants to amazing Broadway shows.

Day 5: New York – Washington, DC Transfer independently to the station and it’s back on board Amtrak as you take your last journey by train to the nation’s capital, Washington, DC.

Day 6: Washington, DC You have all day today to explore the city at leisure with a Hop-on Hop-off Trolley tour that stops at all the major sites. Wander the memorial-lined Mall with the Capitol Building at one end and the impressive Lincoln Memorial at the other. Spend time in the free museums of the Smithsonian, shop in the historic district of Georgetown and savour the funky bars and restaurants of the Dupont Circle and Adams Morgan districts.

Day 7: Depart Washington, DC Time for some last-minute shopping or sightseeing before you take your included transfer to the airport.

PRICES INCLUDE • 6 nights’ hotel accommodation • Economy Amtrak rail travel between Boston, New York & Washington, DC • Boston and Washington Hop-on Hop-off sightseeing tours & 72 hour New York City FreeStyle Pass • Airport transfers

Prices are per person based on twin share

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SOUTHERN USA

8 day Southern Explorer by Rail: Chicago to New Orleans Chicago • Memphis • New Orleans

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Travel through the heart of America on board Amtrak • See the ‘Windy City’ Chicago’s epic skyline from the 360 CHICAGO observatory • Check out the blues bars of Beale Street in Memphis & visit Elvis’s Graceland mansion • New Orleans the home of jazz & a fusion of cultures to enliven the senses

2019 Departures: Daily. This is a suggested itinerary and can be tailored to specific requirements, call for more details. Also available in reverse. Day 1: Arrive Chicago

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Enjoy a free day to explore the Windy City. Take a shoreline cruise on Lake Michigan to see the magnificent skyline, stroll the lakefront, peruse the shops, bike the parks, grab a Chicago Dog, or exploreLAND the city’s incredible sights and architectural treasures including Willis Tower, 1one NIGHTS of theSTAYED tallest buildings in North America. For breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline, included is entry to the 360 CHICAGO observation deck, located on the 94th floor of the iconic John Hancock Building.

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morning transfer to your hotel independently. The rest of the day is free to explore the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll; perhaps pay a visit to the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, the Blues Hall of Fame and the legendary Sun Studios, where the likes of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and of course Elvis Presley made records.

Included today is an Elvis Experience excursion to Graceland, Elvis Presley’s mansion turned Mecca and museum in honour of ‘The King of Rock n Roll’. Browse the fascinating artefacts from his life including his two planes and huge car collection. This evening, we recommend hitting one of the blues bars on Beale Street.

Day 6: Memphis – New Orleans In the morning, join a walking tour of New Orleans’ French Quarter with a Local Expert to unravel the mysteries of one of America’s oldest and most unique living neighbourhoods, admire its distinctive architecture and learn about the figures in history who have shaped the city to what it is now. In the afternoon we recommend taking a steamboat river tour on a restored paddleboat to discover the mighty Mississippi, and then experience the festive frenzy on Bourbon Street in the evening.

Day 7: New Orleans Enjoy a full day to discover the home of jazz and a melting pot of French, African and American culture. Take a walk through the French Quarter and admire its distinctive architecture, then experience the festive frenzy on Bourbon Street. We also recommend taking a steamboat river tour on a restored paddleboat to discover the mighty Mississippi.

Day 8: Depart New Orleans Your tour will conclude with a transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

PRICES INCLUDE • 6 nights’ hotel accommodation & 1 night on board Amtrak in a Superliner Roomette • Amtrak rail travel between Chicago, Memphis & New Orleans • 360 CHICAGO observatory entrance, Elvis Experience Excursion and New Orleans French Quarter Walking Tour • Airport transfers

Prices are per person based on twin share

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WESTERN USA

Los Angeles • Coast Starlight • San Francisco • Portland • Seattle

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• Travel along the stunning Pacific Ocean coastline on board the Coast Starlight taking in some of the most scenic coastal views in North America • Explore the glitz & glamour of Beverly Hills and Hollywood • Discover the ‘City by the Bay’ with a 3 day Hop-On Hop-Off Pass • Spectacular waterfalls of Columbia River Gorge • Browse the eclectic neighbourhoods of Portland • See the ‘Emerald City’, Seattle

I N D E P E N D E N T R A I L TO U R I N G

10 day West Coast by Rail: Los Angeles to Seattle

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: Daily, May - Sep. This is a suggested itinerary and can be tailored to specific requirements, call for more details. Also available in reverse. LAND Day 1: Arrive Los Angeles

Day 6: San Francisco – Portland

On arrival in Los Angeles take your included transfer to you chosen hotel. The rest of 1 NIGHTS STAYED the day is at leisure to explore the ‘City of Angels’.

Enjoy a free day - perhaps head out to the Napa Valley for some wine tasting. In the evening re-board the Coast Starlight, travelling overnight in comfort and privacy in a Superliner Roomette. Wake in the morning to southern Oregon’s spectacular Cascade Range, continuing north through scenic countryside and then vineyard country towards the eclectic city of Portland.

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Day 2: Los Angeles ExploreLAND the highlights of Los Angeles on your included Hop-on Hop-off tour. Perhaps RAIL start with the storied attractions of Hollywood, such as the Walk of Fame and TCL CRUISE Chinese Theatre, before strolling along the section of Sunset Boulevard known as 1 NIGHTS STAYED ‘The Strip’ with its vibrant billboards, restaurants and famous nightclubs. If you have time take a trip out to Santa Monica and take a walk along its famous beach promenade and pier. LAND Angeles – San Francisco Day 3: Los

RAIL Board the Coast Starlight train to San Francisco. The journey takes a full day through 1 NIGHTS STAYED stunning scenery along the Pacific Ocean shoreline. On arrival take the included thruway bus to central San Francisco and transfer independently to your hotel. 1

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Considered by many to be USA’s most liveable city, enjoy 2 full days to discover the ‘city by the bay’. Included is the 3 Day Hop-On Hop-Off Pass. The bus ticket will give you the opportunity to explore Downtown San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, and Sausalito with unlimited hop-on hop-off use for 72 hours, and in the evening you can enjoy the Night Tour. In addition you get to ride the ferry to and from Alcatraz and take the award-winning self-guided audio tour on the island.

Day 7: Portland Included today is a full day Portland city and Gorge Waterfalls tour. Join your guide to discover vibrant, eclectic neighbourhoods and learn about the history and culture of this progressive city. You will also head out of town to the spectacular Columbia Gorge to explore its magnificent waterfalls and scenic lookouts, including Multnomah Falls and Point Vista House. This evening we recommend visiting one of the many brewpubs in the city for dinner and craft beer tastings. (BL)

Day 8: Portland - Seattle Re-board Amtrak train and travel through some of Washington State’s finest scenery, past the snow-capped Cascade Mountain range and the giant waterways of Puget Sound. On arrival into Seattle, transfer independently to your hotel.

Days 9 & 10: Seattle Today is free to explore the ‘Emerald City’, Seattle. Be sure to visit the bustling Pike Place Market and take a stroll along the waterfront to the famed Olympic Sculpture Park. In the evening you may wish to dine atop the famous Space Needle’s 520ft high tower or on the Famous Seattle Waterfront (advance bookings recommended). Your tour concludes on day 10 with a transfer to the airport.

PRICES INCLUDE • 8 nights’ hotel accommodation & 1 night on board Amtrak in a Superliner Roomette • Amtrak rail travel between Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland & Seattle • Meals as specified: 1 breakfast & 1 lunch Prices are per person based on twin share • Hop-On Hop-Off tours in Los Angeles & Standard from  San Francisco & Portland city and Gorge Superior from  Waterfalls tour Single supplements available upon request • Airport transfers

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

£969 £1099

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Motorhome Rental

Motorhome holidays offer the ultimate freedom to explore and enjoy the great and varied sights of North America at your own pace. Relax in the comfort and security of your own ‘home’, go where you want, for as long as you want. Campgrounds are plentiful and many are of a very high standard, offering swimming pools, restaurants and entertainment. Our Motorhome partners Cruise America and El Monte RV offer the largest range of motorhomes across over 26 US locations. Cruise America Cruise America is the world largest motorhome rental company, with over 4000 vehicles across the US, they offer convenient rentals to suit any self-guided touring holiday in the USA. For over 45 years they have successfully helped hundreds of thousands of customers to complete their holiday with a stylish and well-appointed motorhome, equipped with everything you could need. There are a variety of sizes and styles to suit a couple, family or a group of friends.

With the largest range of deluxe motorhomes in the USA, you’re spoilt for choice. From towable to classic cabover style through to the jaw-dropping bus style vehicles, there is something for everyone and every budget. All El Monte RV are up to two model years old and prepared to a high standard. You can even pick up and drop off your motorhome at different locations, allowing you to make the most out of your amazing adventure across the country.

General Information

Included In Your Hire

Drivers Licence / Drivers Age: Drivers must be over 21 years of age and in possession of a valid driver’s licence and credit card. Opening Days: depots are open Monday to Saturday, excluding all US public holidays. Pick Up and Return: If arriving on international flights it is necessary to spend one night in a hotel prior to collecting your vehicle. Pick-ups 1pm - 4pm; returns 9am - 11am. Transfer to depot is not included unless the Early Bird Departure special is booked. Early Bird Departure Special: This pre-paid offer allows guests to arrange an earlier pick-up (9am-midday) and a later drop-off (up to 3pm), and includes return hotel/ depot transfers for all members of your party. This early bird offer must be booked at least 30 days in advance. Price is from £260 for the entire party. Minimum Rental Period: Seven days One Way Fees: One ways are available, fees are variable and our consultants will advise costs at time of booking. More information can be found at www.rvcheckin.com

• Motorhome rental • Insurance (Excess of up to $1,000 is payable per occurrence) • Taxes on pre-paid items • 24-hour assistance line

Facilities and style of motorhomes vary, so this information is for guidance only: • automatic transmission • flush toilet • shower • hot & cold water • fridge • microwave & hob • heating • air conditioning • radio • power steering • cruise control

Depots in the USA Albuquerque Anchorage Atlanta Boston North Boston South Chicago Denver Houston Las Vegas

Los Angeles Miami North Miami South Minneapolis Newark New York Orlando Philadelphia Phoenix

Excluded From Your Hire The following are excluded but can be pre-purchased • Mileage: You can pre-book blocks of 100 miles from approx. £28 per block or 500 miles from approx. £140 per block. Alternatively you can pay on a per mile basis at the end of the rental. From Apr-Oct an unlimited mileage plan is available from approx. £747 for 21 days. • Unlimited Mileage Plus: Includes unlimited mileage, one vehicle departure kit, one personal kit for each passenger and unlimited use of the vehicle generator, if applicable. The cost is £996 for rentals up to 21 days. For each additional day, there is an extra charge of £29 per day.

Early Booking Offers Summer Specials Rentals 01Apr-31Oct19 Book by 31Dec18 and save 15% Book by 31Jan19 and save 10% Book by 28Feb19 and save 5% AND you may also benefit from: Half price one way fees, 25% off unlimited mileage or 25% off unlimited mileage plus, free vehicle kits, depending on when you travel. Minimum rental period & other conditions may apply.

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• Taxes on items payable locally • Transfers unless the Early Bird special is booked • Refundable security deposit of $500 • Petrol/Propane for cooking & heating • Generator £8 per day if required* • Vehicle provisioning kits which include cutlery, crockery, pots, pans and a kettle, £110* • Personal kits which include sleeping bag, pillows, sheets, towels and similar items, £60* *Unless you are including the Unlimited Mileage PLUS option

Prices Pricing is a flexible system which is designed to give you the best rate. It works on the simple laws of supply and demand, so the earlier you book the less you will pay. Our consultants will advise you on the cheapest price; being flexible on the size of motorhome, pick-up location or day can make a big difference to your holiday cost.

Suggested Itineraries If you are unsure of where to travel on your first motorhome adventure, or you are a seasoned regular looking for something new, why not take a look at our self drive and coach tour itineraries. Most towns and cities across the USA have a campground close by. Or perhaps try one of the itineraries opposite.

Campgrounds in the USA To book Kampgrounds of America go to www.koa.com To book National Park campgrounds go to www.recreation.gov For a comprehensive guide to campgrounds in North America visit www.campingroadtrip.com


USA

Total Distance:: 1395 miles

It’s a steady drive to America’s ‘Riviera’.

Day 2: Santa Margarita - Hearst Castle Continue on the spectacular Route 1 to Hearst Castle.

Days 3 & 4: Hearst Castle - San Francisco Call at Carmel and Monterey and take the famous 17-mile drive as you head for San Francisco. You cannot fail to be impressed by the Golden Gate Bridge and the impossible Gradients up to exclusive Nob Hill.

Days 5 Yosemite National Park is the jewel of the Californian wilderness, where waterfalls, winding rivers, dense forests and an array of wildlife transport you back in time. During your stay visit the Bridal Veil, Yosemite Falls and Inspiration.

Day 7: Yosemite - Lone Pine Leaving Yosemite National Park, you’ll pass between no less than 3 national parks: Kings Canyon, Death Valley and Sequoia. You’ll also pass Mt. Whitney, the highest point in the Contiguous USA.

M OTO R H O M E R E N TA L & H O L I DAY S

12 day Southern California Highlights

Day 1: Los Angeles - Santa Margarita

Day 8: Lone Pine - Barstow Through the Sierra Nevada and the Mojave Desert to Barstow, a crossroads town, that once saw The Old Spanish Trail and Route 66 pass this way.

Days 9 & 10: Barstow - San Diego Explore San Diego, modern California at its best, visit the historic del Coranado, San Diego Zoo, the waterfront, and the famous Gaslamp Quarter.

Days 11 & 12: San Diego - Los Angeles via Newport Beach Head north to Newport Beach for your final night before you head back for your short drive to Los Angeles.

PRICES INCLUDE • C19 Motorhome Rental • 1400 miles

PRICES EXCLUDE • Campground fees • Vehicle kit • Personal kits • Generator • National park fees • Airfares

15 day UTAH’s Might Five and Beyond Total Distance:: 1576 miles

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Days 1 & 2: Las Vegas - Zion A unique experience awaits you as you head for Zion National Park. Zion River Resort is ideally located to let you explore the nation’s most beautiful parks.

Days 3 & 4: Zion - Grand Canyon Be on the rim for the mesmerising colour changes at sunrise.

Days 5 & 6: Grand Canyon - Lake Powell Head east through more of Grand Canyon National Park and through the Kaibab National Forest to Lake Powell on the Colorado River.

Days 7 & 8: Lake Powell - Bluff via Monument Valley This morning head into the town of Page and take a tour to Antelope Canyon or head for Bluff to enjoy one of the best one-day river trips available in the West with Wild River.

Day 9: Bluff - Mesa Verde Mesa-Verde, Spanish for green table, offers a spectacular look into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo people who made it their home for over 700 years.

Days 10 & 11: Mesa Verde - Moab Visit Hole N”The Rock, Canyonlands National Park and enjoy some kind of adventure activity from Moab.

Days 12 & 13: Moab - Bryce via Capitol Reef National Park Explore Arches National Park, Capitol Reef and scenic Byway 12 en route to Bryce Canyon.

Day 14 & 15: Bryce - Las Vegas Explore the one of a kind Bryce Canyon National Park, spectacularly different from anything you have seen before heading to drop your vehicle back in Las Vegas the next day.

PRICES INCLUDE • C19 Motorhome Rental • 1600 miles

PRICES EXCLUDE • Campground fees • Vehicle kit • Personal kits • Generator • National park fees • Airfares

Prices are per person based on twin share

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£449

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Car Rental in the USA Renting a car is the best way to discover all America has to offer. Whether hiring a minivan to drive all the family between Florida’s thrilling theme parks, cruising down California’s Pacific Coast Highway taking in the stunning beaches in a convertible or venturing cross-country in an SUV on Route 66 - we have cars to suit your every need.

TOP 10 REASONS TO BOOK CAR HIRE WITH ALAMO: 1. Fully Inclusive rates with ZERO excess. 2. FREE one-way rentals within Florida and all airport locations within and between Nevada, California and Arizona* 3. Additional package upgrades to include fuel, additional drivers and sat nav. 4. Select the make, model and colour of the car you like from a row of vehicles in your pre-booked category in Alamo’s ‘Choice Locations’. 5. Unlimited mileage. 6. The official partner for Walt Disney World® Resort and Disneyland® Resort with exclusive locations.

KEY THINGS TO KNOW... DRIVING LICENCE You must present a full and valid driving licence in order to hire a car. Faxed or photocopied licences will not be accepted by the depot. DEPOSITS You will need to provide a security deposit on a either a credit or debit card in the lead driver’s name. A deposit of $1 will be ringfenced on a credit card. Debit cards deposits are accepted at most depots, to the amount of $25 per day or $100 per week. To use a debit card, the renter must provide proof of return travel (flight, cruise, train).

FUEL POLICY Cars will be provided with a full tank of fuel and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. Alternatively, Alamo can offer you the option to pre-purchase a tank of fuel when you arrive. You can then return the car empty, with no refunds given for any unused fuel. At time of booking, you also have the option to upgrade Alamo’s Gold Package which includes a full tank of fuel so you can return the car empty.

7. Check-in online at alamosavetime.com to save time at the counter. 8. Youngest and largest fleet in the industry giving you fantastic choice. 9. Great rates on all vehicle types, for all durations and destinations. 10. 24-hour mechanical breakdown assistance. *Please see rental conditions for one-way information.

ADDITIONAL DRIVERS

INCLUSIONS

Fully Alamo Inclusive Gold

Unlimited mileage

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)

Zero Excess

Supplemental Liability Insurance

Airport Surcharge

Local and State taxes

24 hour Mechanical Breakdown Assistance

Up to 3 Additional Drivers

One tank of fuel

SAT NAV Sat nav is available for hire from $7.99 plus tax per day (price may vary by location). This can be added when booking your car through us at a reduced rate by selecting the sat nav option on the upgrade menu. CHILD SEATS Child and booster seats are available for hire for $6.99 plus tax per day. The maximum charge $70.00 plus tax per seat, per 30-day rental. YOUNG DRIVERS If you are aged between 21-24, a young driver’s surcharge of $25.00 plus tax per day will be charged locally.

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Additional drivers are charged from $9.99 plus tax per day (price may vary by location), and are paid for when collecting the vehicle. All additional drivers must present a full and valid driving licence. If you choose to upgrade to the Gold Package when booking your car, up to three additional drivers are included in the price.


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US cars are large, but the boot space tends to be smaller than you would expect for the size of the car. Please ensure that you choose a car that will accommodate all of your luggage and not just the passengers that are travelling - and don’t forget to include all those extras you will accumulate along the way, they all take up the space.

C A R R E N TA L

CHOOSE THE RIGHT CAR SIZE

FREE ADDITIONAL DRIVER Save over £100 on a 10-day rental.

ALAMO GOLD For a small supplement you can upgrade to Alamo Gold, which includes: • Up to three additional drivers (aged 25 or over) • One tank of fuel Petrol prices in the USA are significantly cheaper than in the UK, but have increased significantly recently, add in the cost of extra drivers and you can see this is a cost effective option.

For a small supplement you can upgrade to Alamo Gold / National Enhanced, which includes one free tank of fuel and up to three extra drivers (aged 25 or over) per rental. If you plan on having more than one driver these rates offer excellent value for money.

Valid for Reservations made between 1 September 2018 and 28 February 2019 Travelling between 1 September 2018 and 31 December 2019.

PRE-BOOK AND SAVE Save up to £300 a week by purchasing Alamo Gold (additional drivers and full tank of fuel) and sat nav at the time of booking.

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

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S E L F D R I V E TO U R I N G

NEW ENGLAND

12 day Best of New England Boston • Kennebunkport • Bar Harbor • Acadia National Park • White Mountains • Stowe • The Berkshires • Newport • Cape Cod

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Discover the 5 states of New England • Explore the fascinating city of Boston • Spend time in scenic Acadia National Park • Enjoy great seafood on the Maine Coast • Spectacular backdrop of the White Mountains - ‘the rooftop of New England’ • Pass through picture-perfect villages in Vermont • Explore Newport’s palatial summer mansions

2019 Departures: Daily. This is a suggested itinerary and can be tailored to specific requirements, call for more details. Days 1 & 2: Boston Pick up your Boston rental car for 2 days exploration of this charming city. Boston is one of the oldest cities in the USA and steeped with history from the American Revolution. Explore the Freedom Trail which passes 16 of the city’s historic landmarks. Overnight Boston (2 nights).

Day 9: The Berkshires – Newport (260km/ 160 miles)

Along the route north of Boston lies almost 4 centuries of history, as well as some of the coast’s finest beaches and seascapes. Your destination is the popular resort of Kennebunkport, a haven for writers and artists. Overnight South Portland/

Drive south and pass through a series of wonderful little towns before continuing to the storied little city of Newport, Rhode Island, once a prosperous colonial seaport.

Days 4 & 5: Kennebunkport – Bar Harbor – Acadia NP (340km/ 210 miles) LAND

Travel along the beautiful Maine Coast to Bar Harbor. Along the way pass through AIR quaint fishing villages where fishermen mark their grounds with colourful buoys. RAIL Don’tCRUISE miss the chance to try a lobster or cup of clam chowder. Next day discover 1 NIGHTS STAYED soaring peaks, dramatic glacier-carved valleys, clear lakes, and rugged shorelines in Acadia National Park. Overnight Bar Harbor (2 nights).

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(370km/ 230 miles) Your drive will take you inland towards the spectacular scenery of the White Mountains, the ‘rooftop of New England’, a landscape dotted with historic villages and enchanting covered bridges.

Days 10 & 11: Newport – Cape Cod (160km/ 100 miles) Newport is known for its summer retreats of America’s first millionaires. Relax on the sandy beaches or explore the extravagant mansions. After sightseeing, continue along the coast to Cape Cod. Next day enjoy a full day to explore magnificent Cape Cod with its high cliffs, rolling dunes, broad beaches, miles of walking trails, picturesque villages and delicious seafood. Overnight Falmouth/Hyannis (2 nights). Day 12: Cape Cod - Boston Depart (130km/ 80 miles) Drive back to Boston to return your car where your tour finishes. Note: National Park entrance fees and sightseeing are not included.

PRICES INCLUDE • 11 nights’ accommodation on a room-only basis • 12 days’ fully-inclusive compact car hire

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Day 3: Boston – Kennebunkport (150km/ 90 miles)

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Day 8: Stowe – The Berkshires (260km/ 160 miles) Continue south along Route 100 passing the Green Mountains. See picture perfect villages and some of Vermont’s famous covered bridges before crossing into Massachusetts’ Berkshires, known for their rural beauty and cultural assets.

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(200km/ 120 miles) Traverse the White Mountains that divide the New England states of New Hampshire and Vermont. The route takes you through some of New England’s most beautiful scenery. Overnight Stowe.

Prices are per person based on twin share

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£999


EASTERN USA

9 day Eastern Values New York • Niagara Falls • Amish Country • Washington, DC • Philadelphia

• Walk through Central Park and see the Statue of Liberty in New York • Feel the force of nature at Niagara Falls • Uncover the rich history and culture in Amish Country • Learn about the civil war and stand on the spot where Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address • Take a selfie in front of the White House and explore DC’s museums and monuments

S E L F D R I V E TO U R I N G

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

East Coast Adventure Pass Why not add a pass that includes a Hop-on Hop-off NYC bus tour, admission to the CN tower in Toronto and a bike tour in Washington, DC? Plus much more. Price from £205

2019 Departures: Daily. This is a suggested itinerary and can be tailored to specific requirements, call for more details. Day 1: Arrive New York On arrival into New York pick up your car and head to your hotel. Alternatively, you can transfer independently and pick your car up on day 3 from a downtown location.

Overnight New York (2 nights). Day 2: New York In the morning enjoy the city of New York. Catch glimpses of the famous skyline as you absorb the bustle and energy of the Big Apple. Take a stroll through Central Park, get a bird’s-eye view on a Manhattan Helicopter Tour (own expense), or reenact history with a kiss in Times Square.

Day 3: New York – Niagara Falls, Canada (613km/ 381 miles) Drive across New York State through the Finger Lakes Country and towards the Canadian border. Indulge in a spot of wine tasting at Watkins Glen (optional), on the shores of Lake Seneca, named for the Seneca Indian Nation. Continue to Buffalo on the shores of Lake Erie, your base for exploring the mighty Niagara Falls. Overnight

Buffalo (2 nights). Day 4: Niagara Falls Take a short drive to Niagara Falls; perhaps take a ride aboard the Maid of the Mist (optional), or take a stroll along Table Rock to view the thundering waters of the Horseshoe Falls. You may choose to take an optional trip to Skylon Tower for lunch at its revolving restaurant and observation deck that affords views of an 8,000 mile LAND area, as far as the eye can see.

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(241km/ 150 miles) Depart Niagara Falls and travel into Pennsylvania Dutch Country, also known as Amish Country. The lifestyle of the Amish people embraces the area’s natural beauty. Explore the region before checking into your hotel for your overnight stay. Overnight Williamsport.

Day 6: Amish Country – Washington, DC (431km/ 268 miles) In the morning, travel through the Appalachian Mountains along the picturesque Susquehanna River. Visit the historic Gettysburg Civil War National Battleground, site of the largest battle ever fought on American soil, and the place where President Lincoln gave his famous address in 1863. From here, you will journey to the nation’s capital, Washington, DC. Make time that evening to see the city monuments by night. Overnight Washington, DC (2 nights). Day 7: Washington, DC Enjoy time visiting DC with such highlights as the U.S. Capitol Building, Supreme Court, Library of Congress, the F.B.I. Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, site of the JFK Memorial. Spend the remainder of the day exploring some of the many museums comprising the Smithsonian Institute or simply stroll the banks of the Potomac River.

Day 8: Washington, DC – Philadelphia (223km/ 139 miles) In the morning, continue your journey to Philadelphia, the ‘City of Brotherly Love’ and the birthplace of America, where the Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776. Here you will see Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. That evening make time for an optional dinner at one of the city’s most famous venues for the local delicacy of Philly Cheese Steak. Overnight Philadelphia.

Day 9: Philadelphia – New York (154km/ 96 miles) In the morning return to New York City in time for your onward flight. Note: National Park entrance fees and sightseeing are not included.

PRICES INCLUDE • 8 nights’ accommodation on a room-only basis • 9 days’ fully-inclusive compact car hire

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CROSS COUNTRY USA

16 day Historic Route 66 Chicago • St Louis • Springfield • Oklahoma City • Amarillo • Albuquerque • Santa Fe • Holbrook • Grand Canyon • Las Vegas • Los Angeles Area

2019 Departures: Daily. This is a suggested itinerary and can be tailored to specific requirements, call for more details. Day 1: Arrive Chicago On arrival into Chicago, transfer independently to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight Chicago (2 nights).

Day 2: Chicago Step outside and experience mile after magnificent mile of the Windy City. Stand on the corner of Michigan and Adams, marked as the starting point of historic Route LAND 66. Enjoy coffee and AIR a big breakfast at Lou Mitchell’s, a Chicago institution since RAIL 1923 and a must for Route 66 travellers. Take a shoreline cruise on Lake Michigan CRUISE to see the magnificent skyline, stroll the lakefront, peruse the shops, bike the 1 NIGHTS STAYED parks, grab a Chicago Dog, or explore the city’s incredible sights and architectural treasures including Willis Tower, one of the tallest buildings in North America.

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(480km/ 300 miles) In the morning, pick up your rental car and get ready for an unforgettable journey into the then and now of America along the historic Route 66. This legendary old road passes through a variety of pure Americana landscapes and takes in some of the country’s biggest,

oldest and most peculiar sites along the way. Begin your journey by following the traditional east-to-west path of Route 66 from Chicago to St. Louis, Missouri, cruising through endless cornfields and flat prairies. En route, don’t miss Wilmington’s most photographed “citizen”, the larger-than-life green Gemini Giant, and Atlanta’s Bunyan Giant, a 19-foot statue of Paul Bunyan holding a giant hot dog. In Springfield explore the legacy of Abraham Lincoln with a visit to the Lincoln Home National Historic Site. Once in St. Louis, the largest city along Route 66, you can follow in the footsteps of legendary explorers by visiting the historic sites found throughout the city, including the Gateway Arch, the nation’s tallest monument. Overnight St. Louis.

Day 4: St. Louis – Springfield (340km/ 210 miles) Continue through the Ozarks and Mark Twain National Forest to Springfield, Missouri. Missouri also holds one of the greatest Route 66 attractions: the Meramec Caverns, an extensive set of natural limestone caves whose formations and colours are as unique as they are beautiful. Overnight Springfield. Day 5: Springfield – Oklahoma City (520km/ 310 miles) In the morning, cut through the south-eastern corner of Kansas on your way to Oklahoma City. En route to Oklahoma City, stop to view the beloved 20-foot tall cement Blue Whale in Catoosa, a landmark along Route 66, and the Cyrus Avery Route 66 Memorial Bridge in Tulsa honouring the ‘Father of Route 66’s’ memory and connection to the historic highway. Once in Oklahoma City, the state’s capital, be sure to check out the old Route 66 motels, gas stations and numerous vintage buildings.

Overnight Oklahoma City.


CROSS COUNTRY USA S E L F D R I V E TO U R I N G

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

15 day Route 66 Self Drive Motorcyle Tour

• Experience the open road as you take a nostalgic journey on the historic and famed Route 66 • Spend time in the upbeat and vibrant city of Chicago, home of blues music • Stand under St. Louis’ enormous Gateway Arch • Pay a visit to Amarillo’s Cadillac Ranch • Explore Santa Fe’s adobe-style architecture • View one of the wonders of the world - the Grand Canyon • Enjoy a 2-night stay in the 24-hour entertainment town of Las Vegas • Take in Santa Monica’s beaches

Cross Country Adventure Pass

Why not add a pass that includes admission to Sears Tower Skydeck, a historic Chicago city tour, 25 minute Grand Canyon scenic helicopter flight and Universal Studios Hollywood admission plus much more? Price from £450

Live the Dream and ride the ‘Mother Road’ on a self guided tour of the famous Route 66. On your choice of motorcycle - a late model Harley Davidson, Honda or BMW - you’ll follow a meticulously planned riding route specifically for motorcycles along the most scenic and attractive roads and highways that will take you past historic trading posts, filling stations and diners. Accommodation is in standard-class motorcycle-friendly hotels. Prices from £2429

Day 9: Albuquerque – Santa Fe – Albuquerque (186km/ 116 miles) To get a true sense of the Old Route 66, take a detour to New Mexico’s state capital, Santa Fe. Founded on the ruins of an abandoned Indian village and steeped in history, Santa Fe is the oldest capital in the U.S., and although it lost its place on Route 66 in 1938, it remains one of the most picturesque cities in the state. Plan to visit one of Santa Fe’s famous art galleries, art markets, or museums full of traditional and contemporary art, or shop for authentic creations you just won’t find anywhere else. Day 10: Albuquerque – Holbrook (420km/ 260 miles) The state of Arizona welcomes Route 66 travellers with an overwhelming display of trading posts. View huge concrete tepees that stand at the foot of brilliant red-rock mesas en route to Petrified Forest National Park. Catch a sunset over the Painted Desert from the park’s Kachina Point before heading to Holbrook. Overnight Holbrook. Day 11: Holbrook – Grand Canyon - Williams (290km/ 180 miles) Continue to Meteor City and pass through Flagstaff and Williams en route to Grand Canyon National Park, a natural wonder that you simply have to see to believe. Spend the day discovering the distinct South Rim of the Canyon. Stop at one of the numerous overlooks, walk part of the Rim Trail or along the historic Hermit Road. Visit a photo hotspot or climb to the top of a stone Watchtower for panoramic views.

Overnight Grand Canyon area. Days 12 & 13: Williams – Las Vegas (480km/ 300 miles)

Day 6: Oklahoma City – Amarillo (420km/ 260 miles) Continue to Amarillo, located in the pancake-flat plains of the Texas Panhandle. This area of Texas was once the buffalo-rich grasslands of the Great Plains, inhabited by bands of Kiowa and Comanche Indians. Stop at the Route 66 Museum in Clinton where you experience 6 decades of Route 66 history. See Shamrock’s Tower Station and the U-Drop Inn Café whose towering spire is still a reminder of the booming business it once saw. See the first restored Phillips 66 gas station in McLean and in Groom, the leaning water tower and a 150-foot tall stainless steel cross. Once in Amarillo, be sure to stop at Big Texas Steak Ranch, and if you’re feeling peckish you can attempt their 72oz. steak challenge! Overnight Amarillo.

Days 7 & 8: Amarillo - Albuquerque (450km/ 270 miles) Before leaving Amarillo be sure to visit Cadillac Ranch, this unique display of art features a row of 10 colourfully painted Cadillac cars buried grille first in the ground. After here follow Route 66 to Albuquerque, New Mexico for a great taste of the Land of Enchantment. Next day spend the day exploring Downtown Albuquerque’s Central Avenue, a treasure trove of Route 66 landmarks. Historic Old Town offers a taste of New Mexico’s Spanish colonial past and the region’s Native American cultures.

Overnight Albuquerque (3 nights).

Leave the town of Williams and the Grand Canyon behind as you make your way to Seligman, the first stop heading west on the longest uninterrupted stretch of Route 66. Continue through Kingman whose old Route 66 cafés and motels still flourish, to one of Arizona’s hidden treasures, Hoover Dam. Continue to Las Vegas, Nevada, a city that needs no introduction. Next day, enjoy a full day in Las Vegas. Walk the famous Strip, place a bet at one of the many casinos, dine at world-class restaurants, catch the latest must-see show, shop designer boutiques, ride a rollercoaster, or relax by the hotel pool. Overnight Las Vegas (2 nights).

Days 14 & 15: Las Vegas – Los Angeles Area (470km/ 290 miles) In the morning, set out through the Mojave Desert for Calico Ghost Town, California’s authentic silver mining town and one of the few original mining camps of the Old West. Continue through Pasadena, Los Angeles, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills to Santa Monica for a true Hollywood ending to your cross-country journey. Park and venture the last few blocks on foot to view the ‘End of the Trail’ sign on Santa Monica’s Pier. Day 15 is free to explore the area – stroll along the beaches of Santa Monica or go to one of the many theme parks within easy driving distance. Overnight Los Angeles (2 nights). Day 16: Depart Los Angeles Your tour finishes on day 16. Head for Los Angeles and return your rental car. Note: National park entrance fees and sightseeing are not included.

PRICES INCLUDE • 15 nights’ accommodation on a room-only basis • 13’ days fully-inclusive compact car hire Prices are per person based on twin share

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T H E S O U T H E R N S TAT E S

14 day Rhythms of the South Atlanta • Nashville • Memphis • New Orleans • Pensacola • Tallahassee • Savannah • Charleston

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Atlanta, gateway to the South and its vibrant neighbourhoods • The musical cities of Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans • Preserved historic districts and beautiful homes in Charleston, Savannah and Natchez • Spectacular scenic drives, soul food and fine Southern hospitality

Southern States Adventure Pass Why not add a pass that includes Graceland Mansion Tour in Memphis, Steamboat Natchez Dinner Jazz Cruise, Court of Two Sisters Jazz Brunch in New Orleans, Savannah Hop On/Hop Off Trolley Tour plus more? Price from £190

2019 Departures: Daily. This is a suggested itinerary and can be tailored to specific requirements, call for more details. Days 1 & 2: Arrive Atlanta On arrival into Atlanta, pick up your car and proceed to your hotel. The following day is free to explore Atlanta, which started as railroad junction in the 1830s and quickly became the transport hub of the South. Visit Fairlie-Poplar, the African American Panoramic Experience, Grant Park or the Atlanta History Center. Overnight Atlanta

(2 nights). Day 3: Atlanta – Nashville (392km/ 245 miles)

European culture and southern charm. Stroll through the French Quarter and admire its distinctive architecture, then experience the festive frenzy on Bourbon Street. Steamboat river tours on board restored paddleboats are a great way to experience the mighty Mississippi. Overnight New Orleans (2 nights).

Day 9: New Orleans – Pensacola (301km/ 188 miles) Drive from city life to beach blankets. Relax on the white-sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and enjoy a swim in the warm blue waters. Overnight Pensacola.

Along the way, stop to see the Chattanooga “Choo Choo” train. In Lynchburg, stop and tour the legendary Jack Daniel’s whisky distillery (own expense) before continuing to Nashville. Overnight Nashville.

Day 10: Pensacola – Tallahassee (314km/ 196 miles) Travel along the Gulf Coast through the untouched wildlife preserves and natural habitats that dot the landscape to Tallahassee, a town oozing with southern charm.

Days 4 & 5: Nashville – Memphis (334km/ 209 miles)

Overnight Tallahassee.

Before heading to Memphis, soak up the sounds in the country music capital by visiting the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame and experience the South’s tumultuous history at the Tennessee State Museum. The following day, explore the birthplace of the blues by taking in a performance in one of the entertaining Beale Street blues bars. Drive out for a tour of Elvis Presley’s home Graceland; see the original bomber, Memphis Belle; or take the monorail to unique Mud Island. Overnight Memphis (2 nights).

Day 11: Tallahassee – Savannah (484km/ 301 miles) Historic Savannah is home to some of the South’s most beautifully restored houses. Take a relaxing afternoon walk and picnic in one of its many parks. Overnight

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217 miles) Head to Vicksburg, home to Vicksburg National Military Park a commemoration of the campaign, siege, and defence of Vicksburg in 1863. Overnight Vicksburg.

Days 7 & 8: Vicksburg – New Orleans (304km/ 189 miles)

Enjoy a drive through Natchez and Baton Rouge, the heart of the old South en route to New Orleans. Nicknamed ‘The Big Easy’, New Orleans is a melting pot of

Savannah. Day 12: Savannah – Charleston (168km/ 105 miles) Experience the grandeur and elegance of Charleston and marvel at gorgeous antebellum architecture and tree-lined avenues. Overnight Charleston.

Days 13 & 14: Charleston – Atlanta (467km/ 290 miles) Leave South Carolina’s coast and head back inland on your return trip to Atlanta. On day 14 return your car at the airport before your departure flight. Overnight Atlanta. Note: National park entrance fees and sightseeing are not included.

PRICES INCLUDE • 13 nights’ accommodation on a room-only basis • 14 days’ fully-inclusive compact car hire Prices are per person based on twin share

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WESTERN USA

15 day Western Explorer Anaheim • Palm Springs • Las Vegas • Sequoia • Yosemite • San Francisco • Monterey • Santa Barbara • Los Angeles

• 2 nights in Anaheim, with time to visit Disneyland & Knott’s Berry Farm • Discover the boutique shops and restaurants of the sun drenched desert oasis of Palm Springs • See the breathtaking spectacle of Grand Canyon National Park • Enjoy 2 entertaining nights in the gambling capital of Las Vegas • Stand at the base of the giant redwoods in Sequoia National Park • Explore the waterfalls, alpine meadows & rock formations of Yosemite National Park • Spend 2 nights in San Francisco - the much-loved ‘City by the Bay’

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

West Coast Adventure Pass Why not add a pass that includes Universal Studios Hollywood admission, Red Rocks Jeep Tour near Phoenix, single car admission to all National Parks on your route, Alcatraz Island Tour in San Francisco plus much more. Price from £350

2019 Departures: Daily. This is a suggested itinerary and can be tailored to specific requirements, call for more details. Days 1 & 2: Los Angeles - Anaheim (43km/ 29 miles) Arrive at Los Angeles Airport, collect you rental car and drive to the Anaheim area for a 2-night stay. There are plenty of options for your free day in Anaheim; visit Disneyland or Universal Studios, or head to the lively resorts of Newport Beach or Huntington Beach. Overnight Anaheim (2 nights).

Day 3: Anaheim - Palm Springs (141km/ 93 miles) Take the relatively short drive to Palm Springs, a great place for shopping, eating, playing golf or relaxing by the pool. Overnight Palm Springs.

Days 4 & 5: Palm Springs - Las Vegas (452km/ 281 miles) Leave Palm Springs behind as you journey towards the bright lights of Las Vegas. The next day is free to enjoy; take a walk along the Strip and try your hand, book a headline show or simply relax by the pool. Overnight Las Vegas (2 nights).

Days 6 & 7: LasLAND Vegas - Sequoia National Park (589km/ 366 miles)

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Day 12: San Francisco - Monterey (182km/ 113 miles) Enjoy some last-minute sightseeing and then head south to the stunning scenery of the Monterey Peninsula. Overnight Monterey/Carmel area. Day 13: Monterey - Ventura Beach (385km/ 239 miles) Continue south and marvel at the wonderful views of the Pacific Ocean from Highway 1. Try to make time for a stop at the remarkable Hearst Castle before arriving into Ventura beach. Overnight Ventura Beach.

Day 14: Ventura Beach - Los Angeles (153km/ 95 miles) Enjoy a morning at leisure, perhaps visiting Santa Barbara’s historic mission, before heading off once more en route to the ‘City of Angels’. Overnight Los Angeles area.

Day 15: Depart Los Angeles Your tour concludes on day 15. Return your car by the same time as collection on day 1 to avoid extra charges. Note: National park entrance fees and sightseeing are not included.

PRICES INCLUDE • 14 nights’ accommodation on a room-only basis • 14 days’ fully-inclusive compact car hire

Overnight Yosemite area (2 nights).

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Drive north to Yosemite, the most visited of all California’s national parks. El Capitan, Half Dome and the impressive Yosemite Falls are just some of the sights that should not be missed on your free day here as you explore the stunning beauty of California’s natural wilderness.

Days 10 & 11: Yosemite - San Francisco (307km/ 191 miles) Journey to beautiful San Francisco the ‘City by the Bay’ for a 2-night stay. Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the Golden Gate Bridge or take a boat trip to Alcatraz. Overnight San Francisco (2 nights).

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WESTERN USA TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

15 day Cities & Canyons Las Vegas • Grand Canyon • Monument Valley • Arches NP • Moab • Capitol Reef • Bryce Canyon • Death Valley • Yosemite NP • San Francisco

• Enjoy 3 nights in the Entertainment Capital of the World, Las Vegas • See the breathtaking spectacle of the Grand Canyon National Park • Spectacular rock formations of Arches National Park and Bryce Canyon • Drive over the Tioga Pass, the highest drivable pass in California • Explore the waterfalls, alpine meadows and hike in Yosemite National Park • Finish up in the much-loved ‘City by the Bay’, San Francisco

2019 Departures: Daily. This is a suggested itinerary and can be tailored to specific requirements, call for more details. Day 1: Arrive Las Vegas

Days 8 & 9: Capitol Reef – Bryce Canyon (188km/ 117 miles)

Welcome to Las Vegas. On arrival transfer independently to your hotel. Overnight

Famous for its unique geology, Bryce Canyon consists of a series of horseshoeshaped amphitheatres where the power of wind and water has etched the pink cliffs and shaped the colourful limestone rock into thousands of spires called “hoodoos”. The following day explore more of Bryce Canyon, or head to nearby Zion National Park, known for its incredible canyons and views. Overnight Bryce Canyon area (2

Las Vegas (3 nights). Days 2 & 3: Las Vegas Enjoy 2 full days Las Vegas style. Walk the famous Strip lined with mega-resorts, place a bet at one of the many casinos, catch the latest must-see show or ride a rollercoaster, take your pick in the Entertainment Capital of the World.

Day 4: Las Vegas – Grand Canyon – Flagstaff (571km/ 355 miles) Rise early this morning to pick your car up and make your way to the Grand Canyon. En route we suggest stops at Kingman, the historic Route 66 and the Hoover Dam, which makes for an awe-inspiring stop. Overnight Flagstaff.

Day 5: Flagstaff – Monument Valley (240km/ 149 miles) This morning, head to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Framed by scenic clouds that cast shadows on the desert floor it boasts sandstone masterpieces that tower to heights of 1,000 feet. Overnight Monument Valley area.

Day 6: Monument Valley – Arches National Park – Moab (288km/ 179 miles) Today it’s on to one of Utah’s Mighty 5, Arches National Park. Natural stone arches, hundreds of soaring pinnacles and giant balanced rocks, this red-rock wonderland will amaze you with its formations and inspire you with its most unique scenery.

Overnight Moab area. Day 7: Moab – Capitol Reef

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(245km/ 152 miles) Located in the heart of Utah’s red-rock country, Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline extending almost 100 miles. Overnight Capitol Reef

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nights). Day 10: Bryce Canyon – Death Valley (637km/ 396 miles) A longer day driving today as you journey west to the lowest elevation in North America, Death Valley National Park. We recommend a stop at Zabriskie Point offering spectacular views of the wildly eroded and vibrantly coloured badlands. Overnight Death Valley area. Days 11 & 12: Death Valley – Yosemite (525km/ 326 miles) This morning, travel north into the High Sierra on the highest drivable pass in California to Yosemite National Park. Next day, get outside and delve into the depths of the park, with over 800 miles of trails, Yosemite is a great place to hike. Walk to a waterfall each as distinct as the granite cliffs they dive over, explore a giant sequoia grove and see some of the biggest trees on earth, or learn about the wonders of the park during a ranger-guided stroll. Overnight Yosemite area (2 nights).

Day 13: Yosemite – Sacramento – San Francisco (424km/ 264 miles) Leave the wonder of Yosemite behind as you journey west through Gold Rushera attractions, Sacramento, California’s state capital, and on to San Francisco.

Overnight San Francisco (2 nights). Days 14 & 15: San Francisco Spend a full day exploring the beloved City by the Bay’s neighbourhoods. Highly recommended is booking a trip to Alcatraz, an experience not to be missed. Your self drive finishes on day 15 when you drop your car back at the airport.

PRICES INCLUDE • 14 nights’ accommodation in suggested hotels or similar • 12 days’ fully-inclusive compact car hire

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WESTERN USA

San Francisco • Fort Bragg • Arcata • Redwood National Park • Coos Bay • Lincoln City • Portland • Seattle

• Explore the beautiful city of San Francisco – ‘The City by the Bay’ • Drive through forests of giant redwood tress • Enjoy local artisan produce and shop for local crafts in Portland • Take a stroll on the Pacific Coast shoreline in Oregon and see the giant sand dunes • Explore Mount Rainier National Park – part of the Northwest ”ring of fire” • Take in the sights of Seattle and sample fresh seafood on the waterfront

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11 day Artisan Adventures in the Wild Northwest

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: Daily. This is a suggested itinerary and can be tailored to specific requirements, call for more details. Days 1 & 2: Arrive San Francisco

Day 6: Coos Bay – Lincoln City (201km/ 125 miles)

On arrival, pick up your car and drive to your hotel where your self-drive kit will be waiting. Next day, enjoy the sights and sounds of ‘The City by the Bay’. Hop on a cable car and check out Fisherman’s Wharf for a beautiful view of the Golden Gate Bridge. Enjoy some of the tasty fresh seafood or take a trip to infamous Alcatraz (own expense). That evening stroll along the Embarcadero or see the twinkling city lights atop Twin Peaks. Overnight San Francisco (2 nights).

Your coastal adventure continues through the spectacular Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, perhaps consider a picnic on one of them, weather permitting. Your seaside drive continues alongside lighthouses, marinas and parks to the town of Lincoln City, named after the 16th USA President, Abraham Lincoln. Overnight

Day 3: San Francisco – Fort Bragg (247km/ 154 miles)

Drive inland through the fairytale-esque Tillamook State Forest, with its evergreen trees covered in bright green moss, to the city of Portland. Portland is known as being the most walkable city in America and you will easily find some of the best local chocolatiers, bakeries, microbreweries, coffee makers and independent food artisans, all within walking or a short public transit distance. Spend day 8 further exploring the city of Portland or alternatively you may wish to drive east to see the spectacular Columbia River Gorge. Overnight Portland (2 nights).

Head north from the city and stop at Drive-Through Tree Park where you may wish to drive your car through the base of a redwood tree. Continuing north, you’ll reach the Sonoma Marin Cheese Trail and Cloverdale Wine Country. Your destination that evening is the coastal city of Fort Bragg, a historic lumber town where you may wish to ride horseback on the beach, walk along the Fort Bragg coastal trail or visit a local glass artisan’s studio. Overnight Fort Bragg. Seattle 2

Day 4: Fort Bragg – Arcata (227km/ 141 miles)

Drive the world-famous Avenue of the Giants, a 31-mile drive with 51,000 acres of magnificent Redwood Trees, Mt. the tallest tree species in the world. Next, browse the St. Helens Portland 2 many artisan shops in Eureka with tables, mantles, Columbia LANDRiver Gorge clocks, carvings and more made from the special AIR 1 Lincoln CityRAIL burl wood. Arcata, home of the Redwoods Ziplining CRUISE Canopy tour and the Six Rivers Artesian Brewery is Oregon Sand Dunes 1 NIGHTS STAYED your final stop for the day. Overnight Arcata. Mt Rainier

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Lincoln City. Days 7 & 8: Lincoln City – Portland (185km/ 115 miles)

Days 9 - 11: Portland - Seattle (278km/ 173 miles) Depart for the Emerald City, Seattle. En route are both Mount St. Helens and Mount Rainier National Parks, both active volcanoes and part of the Northwest’s ‘ring of fire’. Enjoy a full day to explore the famous sights and sounds of this charming city. Experience Seattle’s history in the underground city tour or the Seattle Center, home to the Space Needle, or the Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum. You may wish to dine atop the famous Space Needle’s 520ft high tower (reservations highly recommended) or on the Famous Seattle Waterfront. Your tour concludes on day 11 when you return your car. Overnight Seattle (2 nights). Note: National park entrance fees and sightseeing are not included.

PRICES INCLUDE • 10 nights’ accommodation on a room-only basis • 10 days’ fully-inclusive compact car hire Prices are per person based on twin share

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Escorted Touring Holidays

Escorted Touring Holidays at a glance There can be no better way to see the sights and experience the sounds and culture of the USA than on an escorted coach tour. From the autumn colours of New England to the grandeur of the Canyonlands and the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, different places and new experiences will unfold with each passing day. As you meet and make new friends from around the world your tour director will show you the highlights and introduce you to the history and new cultures, all free from the stresses and hassle of driving yourself. We have selected our touring partners with great care, to ensure that you enjoy your holiday experience to the full, and each is an expert in their field.

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AmericanTours International operates one of the largest programmes with guaranteed departures of escorted tours in the USA. Tours are always conducted in English (subject to minimum numbers of passengers) and include many ‘’must see’’ highlights. Basic sightseeing is included however optional tours are available to purchase locally through your tour director. Hotels used are of comfortable tourist class standard. ATI offers affordable, value-for-money touring.

Trafalgar offers award-winning, beautifully-planned itineraries, providing authentic and enhanced holiday experiences. Stay in ideally-located 4-star hotels and dine on authentic regional cuisine often in the homes, farms and vineyards of locals. Trafalgar trips have a mix of “must-see” sights and local highlights, VIP sightseeing, modern coaches and many included meals - all with an expert Travel Director.

The world’s leading Premium and Luxury operator brings your North American dreams into reality. Unparalleled consistency of the finest hotels in the best city and National Park locations, small group sizes, business class style touring with more legroom whilst packed with the inclusions and the perfect amount of free time make an Insight holiday the ultimate quality experience.

Voted the ‘Best Small Escorted Adventure Tour Operator’ for three years running at the British Travel Awards, Grand American Adventures offer the widest range of small group adventures in North America. Suitable for couples, families and solo travellers alike, they specialise in active and in-depth itineraries that include unique experiences only made possible by being part of a small group experience, with the perfect balance of included highlights and free time for optional experiences.

A pioneer in the motorcycle rental and tour business the EagleRider brand has become synonymous with motorcycle adventures worldwide. The company offers multi-brand rentals and guided and self-guided tours across North America and the world. Whether you’re a novice rider looking for the once in a lifetime thrill of conquering ‘The Mother Road’ as part of a group, or a seasoned rider looking to get off the beaten track, EagleRider offers an extensive fleet of top brand motorcycles, professional tour leaders and extensive knowledge of motorcycle friendly hotels.

Costsaver value tours cover all the essentials, while providing the building blocks to tailor your dream holiday. With quality transport, accommodation, city tours and plenty of meals included, you’re then able to tailor your trip with our selection of hand-crafted Optional Experiences – or simply uncover each destination your way.


NEW ENGLAND

Boston • Williamstown • Burlington • Stowe • White Mountains • North Conway • Kancamagus Highway • Bar Harbor • Acadia National Park • Portsmouth

• See the dazzling fall foliage of scenic New England • Visit Lexington and Concord - where the first shots of the American Revolution were fired • Explore Woodstock, often called ‘the prettiest small town in America’ • Enjoy spectacular drives along the Kancamagus Highway and Mohawk Trail • View the sunrise from atop Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park on the rugged coast of Maine

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9 day Autumn Colours of New England

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: Sep 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30; Oct 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13 Day 1: Arrive Boston

Day 5: Kancamagus Highway

Welcome to Boston, the Cradle of Liberty. On arrival, take your included transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception this evening. (WR) Boston Marriott

Copley Place

Spend the morning along the most famous and picturesque foliage destination in New England: the Kancamagus Highway. This American Scenic Byway has vistas and prime foliage viewing abound, and the whole morning is dedicated to finding the best spots for viewing the vibrant fall colours. The afternoon is at leisure. (B)

Day 2: Boston - Lexington and Concord - Pittsfield

Days 6 & 7: North Conway – Bar Harbor – Acadia National Park

Weaving along the Freedom Trail, we delve into the rich history of the American Revolution. Stop at Lexington and Concord, the site where “the shot heard round the world” was fired. Then embark on an afternoon drive through the golden, red and green hues along the Mohawk Trail. (B) Hilton Garden Inn Lenox/Pittsfield

Bid farewell to the White Mountains as you head to the Atlantic swells of Bar Harbor. That evening enjoy a traditional lobster dinner and learn about lobster fishing from a local fisherman. Next day catch the first rays of the day in Acadia National Park from the top of Cadillac Mountain. Afterwards spend time exploring and marvel at bright orange and red maple trees, granite cliffs overlooking dramatic, windswept beaches and graceful stone bridges arching over rushing streams. Back in Bar Harbor, enjoy an afternoon at leisure. (BD,B) Bar Harbor Regency (2 nights)

Day 3: Pittsfield - Quechee - Woodstock - Burlington Journey to the historic wool mill in Quechee, admiring the delicate glassware in Simon Pearce’s glassblowing workshop. Savour a Regional Meal lunch arranged on Simon Pearce’s beautiful stem and flatware. (BLD) The Essex - Vermont’s Culinary

Resort & Spa Day 4: Burlington - Stowe - White Mountains - North Conway

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Continue up into the forests LAND of Vermont as you travel to Stowe, home of the famous AIR Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream RAIL Factory, where you’ll savour White CRUISE Bar Harbor Stowe Maine 2 1 Mountains NIGHTS STAYED some of their famous and Acadia uniquely named flavours. 2 Vermont North NP Pass into New Hampshire Conway Green and catch a glimpse of Mount LAND Mountains 1 Washington, the tallest peak NIGHTS STAYED Woodstock in the northeast, and on to the Burlington 1 Quechee Gorge pretty town of North Conway. Later, get acquainted with the Portsmouth 1 LAND local flora and fauna during AIR V New 1 NIGHTS STAYED an engaging talk by a Local Hampshire Rockport Specialist, followed by dinner Berkshire Mountains at your hotel. (BD) Red Jacket V

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Day 8: Bar Harbor – Maine Coast - Portsmouth After experiencing the majestic colours of New England’s forests and mountains in the autumn, it’s time to embark on a rambling journey down the rocky beaches and cliffs of Maine’s coast, passing lighthouses, fisheries and seaside dwellings. That evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant with your new found friends.

(BD) Sheraton Portsmouth Day 9: Portsmouth - Boston Head back to Boston where you are transferred to Boston Logan International Airport, or if you are extending your stay the Boston Marriott Copley Place hotel. (B)

PRICES INCLUDE • 8 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 8 full breakfasts, 1 lunch & 4 dinners • Touring by air-conditioned vehicle • Services of an expert Travel Director • Transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary Prices are per person based on twin share • VIP UK door-to-door airport transfers Standard from 

Mountain View Resort (2 nights)

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EASTERN USA

8 day Boston, Cape Cod & the Islands Boston • Newport • New Bedford • Sandwich • Martha’s Vineyards • North Falmouth • Cap Cod National Seashore • Provincetown • Nantucket Island • Boston

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Exceptional sightseeing with the perfect balance of free time • Smaller group sizes hosted by the very best Tour Directors • Business Class coach legroom with free wi-fi Internet on board • Follow part of the Freedom Trail • Visit The Breakers, the most grandiose of Newport’s mansions • Take a scenic cruise around Newport’s coastline • Visit New Bedfords Whaling Museum • Visit a working Cranberry Bog in Cape Cod

LAND 2019 Departures: May 10; Jun 7; Aug 30; Sep 6, 20, 27

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Depart Boston and head South to America’s smallest state - Rhode Island - to visit Newport. This elegant town is lined with the Gilded Age mansions of America’s wealthiest families. Newport was home to the America’s Cup for more than 50 years LAND and is widely known as the Sailing AIR Capital of the World. Embark on a nautical discovery RAIL a scenic cruise around the coastline. In the evening, on board an 80-foot schooner for 1 NIGHTS STAYED dinner is served at a local restaurant. (BD) Hotel Viking Boston

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After a relaxed start, your Tour Director will provide fascinating insight into Boston’s Freedom Trail and the colourful neighbourhoods of Back Bay and Bunker Hill during a guided sightseeing tour. The rest of the day is free to explore on your own. (B)

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Vineyard, home to pristine sandy beaches, and diverse outdoor attractions. Get aquainted with the island on a sightseeing tour before reaching your hotel which overlooks the harbour, lighthouse and Chappaquiddick Island. (BD) Harbor view

NANTUCKET ISLAND

Take the ferry back to Woods Hole before enjoying an excursion to Cape Cod National Seashore. Next, travel to the coastal resort of Provincetown, known for its funky vibe, beaches and cool boutiques. It’s then on to North Falmouth where you will spend 2 nights by the sea in your beachside hotel. (B) Sea Crest Beach Hotel -

Ocean View Rooms (2 nights) Day 7: North Falmouth - Nantucket Island - North Falmouth In the morning you will travel to Nantucket Island on a high-speed catamaran where you will enjoy a guided tour with a local expert. The afternoon is at leisure back at North Falmouth before a celebration dinner that evening. (BD)

Day 8: North Falmouth - Boston Visit a working Cranberry Bog and learn about this true American berry with a local cranberry bog farmer. Return to Boston, where there are complimentary transfers to Boston Logan International Airport, or the Boston tour hotel for guests wishing to extend their stay. (B)

PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ premium accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 7 breakfasts & 4 dinners with wine • Touring by air-conditioned motorcoach with business class legroom & free wi-fi • Services of an expert Tour Director throughout • Airport transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary • Private VIP door-to-door UK airport Prices are per person based on twin share transfers on arrival and departure Standard from 

Single supplements available upon request

£2349


EASTERN USA

11 day Eastern Discovery New York • Boston • Québec • Montréal • Ottawa • Toronto • Niagara Falls • Gettysburg • Washington, DC • Philadelphia

• 2 nights in New York City • Travelling through quintessential New England villages • Boston, Montréal and the historic walled city of Québec • The spectacular majesty of Niagara Falls • The historic battleground of Gettysburg • Step back in time in Pennsylvania’s Amish country • Exploring the nation’s capital, Washington, DC

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Guaranteed Departures: Apr 13, 27; May 11, 25; Jun 8, 22; Jul 6, 20; Aug 3, 17, 31; Sep 14, 21, 28 Day 1: Arrive New York

Day 6: Toronto - Niagara Falls

Arrive in New York and transfer independently to your hotel. The evening is at leisure to explore on your own. W New York Lexington

Head to Niagara Falls where you can enjoy a stroll along Table Rock and view the thundering water of the Horseshoe Falls. Best Western Cairn Croft Inn

Day 2: New York - Boston

Day 7: Niagara Falls - Gettysburg - Amish Country

Head to the charming city of Boston, where an early afternoon arrival will be followed by a sightseeing tour. Walk along the Freedom Trail to view sights including Boston Common, the Granary Burial Grounds, the Old State House, Faneuil Hall and the State Courtyard by Marriott Brookline House. LAND

Travel through upstate New York and the Finger Lakes Region, to Pennsylvania. Visit the historic Gettysburg Civil War National Battleground. Genetti Hotel & Suites

AIR Day 3: RAIL Boston - Québec City CRUISE Travel through New Hampshire to Canada, through small pretty villages with white 1 NIGHTS STAYED clapperboard houses and the picturesque White Mountains. The view as you approach

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Head to the Canadian capital, Ottawa. This vibrant city of parks and flowers Philadelphia boasts one of the most impressive parliament buildings in the world. In the afternoon, travel along the Thousand Islands Parkway to Toronto. Bond Place Hotel ▲

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Begin the day with a tour of Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 1 2 There’s time for shopping and lunch 3 before leaving for Montréal. Upon arrival, enjoy a tour of Old Montréal, the area known as the ‘Vieux Port’, with stops at Place Jacques Cartier and Notre Dame Basilica.

Day 8: Amish Country - Washington, DC Travel through rural countryside to Pennsylvania Dutch Country. Visit an Amish Museum and see their 300-year-old tradition of simple living. The Amish people live in a world that stopped in the mid-1850s. They use no electricity, mechanical devices, or modern equipment. In the afternoon, continue to the nation’s capital for a 2-night stay. Washington Hilton (2 nights)

Day 9: Washington, DC Highlights of day 9’s sightseeing tour include the U.S. Capitol Building, the F.B.I. Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, the White House and Arlington National Cemetery. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Days 10 & 11: Washington, DC - New York Return to New York, pausing en route in historic Philadephia. Pass by Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell before continuing to the Big Apple for your last night. Your tour ends on day 11. Ask about extending your stay. Holiday Inn New York City -

Times Square PRICES INCLUDE • 10 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar on a room-only basis • Transport by air-conditioned motorcoach • Services of a qualified guide throughout • Transfers and sightseeing as specified Prices are per person based on twin share

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CROSS COUNTRY USA

15 day Route 66 Motorcycle Tour Chicago • Springfield • St. Louis • Joplin • Oklahoma City • Amarillo • Santa Fe • Grand Canyon • Laughlin • Las Vegas • Victorville • Los Angeles

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Travel the original Route 66 - 2,400 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles • Cross 3 time zones and 8 states: Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada and California • Ride through spectacular and vibrant scenery • See historic diners, gas stations and trading posts preserved as they were in the 1950s

EagleRider This tour can be done independently as a self-drive at your own pace as well as escorted. Bike hire only is also available plus many other escorted and independent touring options across the USA. Call for more details.

2019 Departures: Apr 11; May 2, 9, 16, 30; Jun 6, 27; Jul 4, 18; Aug 1, 15, 29; Sep 5, 12, 19, 26; Oct 10, 24 Day 1: Arrive Chicago Arrive in fabulous Chicago and transfer independently to your hotel. In the evening, meet your fellow riders at a Welcome Dinner in one of the city’s finest hotels. (D)

Day 2: Chicago - Springfield (330km/ 205 miles) Pick up your bike and begin the ultimate road trip. As you set out on Route 66 en route to Springfield, you’ll see old-time diners and gas stations. (B)

Day 3: Springfield - St. Louis (186km/ 116 miles) Enjoy the short ride into the ‘Gateway to the West’ and travel over the Chain of Rocks Bridge, the original bridge where Route 66 crossed the Mississippi River. (B)

Day 4: St. Louis - Joplin (536km/ 335 miles)

Day 10: Gallup - Grand Canyon (453km/ 283 miles) It’s a very scenic ride through the Petrified National Forest, then stop in Holbrook and Winslow before spending the night 1 mile from the Grand Canyon South Rim. 2019 departures include a free helicopter ride over the Grand Canyon. (B) Day 11: Grand Canyon - Laughlin (410km/ 256 miles) Enjoy free time at the Grand Canyon then it’s back on Route 66 via Seligman, Peach Springs and Hackberry to Kingman. (B) Day 12: Laughlin - Las Vegas (206km/ 129 miles) Travel through the Old West Ghost Town of Oatman and over the famous Hoover Dam to Las Vegas. (B)

Ride through the rolling Missiouri hills, stop at the World’s Largest Rocking Chair in Fanning and wind your way through the twisting roads of Devil’s Elbow to Joplin. (B)

Day 13: Las Vegas - Victorville (451km/ 282 miles)

Day 5: Joplin - Oklahoma City (408km/ 255 miles)

Days 14 & 15: Victorville - Los Angeles (198km/ 124 miles)

Head into Oklahoma and stop in Tulsa for lunch in a Tulsa diner. Ride through El Reno, over the mile-long bridge near Bridport and into Oklahoma City. (B)

Ride the final stretch of Route 66 to Santa Monica Pier and mark your memorable trip with a photo at the ‘End of the Trail’ sign before a Farewell Dinner. Tour ends on day 15 with an independent transfer to the airport. (BD*) Day 14 only.

Day 6: Oklahoma City - Amarillo (426km/ 266 miles) Travel along some ofLAND the oldest sections of Oklahoma’s Route 66 and a section of AIR at the Route 66 Museum in Clinton before continuing into the Chisholm Trail. Stop RAIL Texas. Dinner that evening will be at ‘The Big Texan Steakhouse’. (B) CRUISE

1 NIGHTS STAYEDFe (485km/ 303 miles) Days 7 & 8: Amarillo - Santa

Pass Cadillac Ranch and up into the high plains of Santa Fe in central New Mexico. Santa Fe - one of America’s oldest and most beautiful cities - will be your base for the next 2 nights. Day 8 is at LAND 1 NIGHTS leisure. (B*) Day 7 only. USA STAYED Chicago

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Day 9: Santa Fe - Gallup (324km/ 200 miles) Head south via Albuquerque to the famous Route 66 town of Gallup. (B)

Ride through the dramatic scenery of the Mojave Desert to Victorville, California. (B)

PRICES INCLUDE • 14 nights’ accommodation in upgraded motorcycle-friendly hotels • Meals as specified: 12 breakfasts & 2 dinners • Guaranteed first choice of bike, helmets for driver & passenger • Services of professional tour leaders • Unlimited mileage, fuel & oil, national park entrance & parking fees • EagleRider riding jacket to keep after tour completion • Transfers between hotel & EagleRider location Prices are per person based on twin share

1 shared motorcycle, 2 riders & 1 room from  £3799 2 motorcycles, 2 riders & 1 room from  £5169 Single supplements available upon request


CROSS COUNTRY USA

13 day Southern Explorer New York • Washington • Williamsburg • Blue Ridge Mountains • Great Smoky Mountains • Nashville • Memphis • New Orleans • Orlando • Miami

• See the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia • Tour Washington, DC • See the Great Smoky Mountains • Tour Nashville, the home of country and western • Memphis - heart of the Blues music scene • New Orleans - ever so French and home to more jazz clubs than you could imagine • Bellingrath – one of America’s leading rose gardens • Orlando – fun in the sun • Kennedy Space Centre – home of the US space programme

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Guaranteed Departures: Apr 19; May 3, 17, 31; Jun 14, 28; Jul 12, 26; Aug 9, 23; Sep 6, 20, 27; Oct 4 Day 1: Arrive New York

Day 7: Nashville – Memphis

Arrive in New York and make your way to your downtown hotel. The rest of the evening is at leisure. W New York Lexington

Cross the beautiful Tennessee countryside to Memphis and tour Beale Street, the heart of the Blues music scene, as well as the Civil Rights Museum. That afternoon, perhaps take an optional tour to Elvis Presley’s fabulous Graceland. Guest House at Graceland

Day 2: New York – Philadelphia – Washington, D Transfer from New York to Washington, DC via Philadelphia, where you will stop to see Independence Hall and Liberty Bell. Washington Hilton (2 nights)

Day 3: Washington, D.C. Your city tour visits the U.S. Capitol, F.B.I. Building, Washington Monument, Lincoln LAND Memorial, the White House and Arlington National Cemetery, site of the John F. AIR RAIL Kennedy Memorial. CRUISE

Day 4: Washington, DC – Williamsburg – Roanoke 1 NIGHTS STAYED

Depart in the morning for Williamsburg. Walk along the Duke of Gloucester Street to visit some of the impressive public buildings, colonial houses and the College of William and Mary LAND New York 1 (admissions may apply). 1 NIGHTS STAYED Washington

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Visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and explore the Mountain Farm & Museum to glimpse the life of an Appalachian farmer. Continue to Nashville, the home of country and western music. Inn at Opryland

Days 8 & 9: Memphis – Jackson – New Orleans Travel to charismatic New Orleans for a free day soaking up the French flavour of Bourbon Street, lined with fine restaurants and Dixieland jazz clubs. Staybridge Suites

New Orleans French Quarter (2 nights) Day 10: New Orleans – Mobile – Pensacola Travel along the Mississippi Gulf Coast to the city of Pensacola. En route visit one of the top 10 rose gardens in America at the Bellingrath Home. Hampton Inn Cordova

Mall or Courtyard by Marriott Days 11 & 12: Pensacola – Orlando Passing through Ocala, known for its thoroughbred horse ranches, continue through central Florida to Orlando for an evening arrival at your hotel. Next day, relax poolside or perhaps visit one of Orlando’s well-known attractions; Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Studios or SeaWorld (admissions not included). Radisson Resort Orlando

(2 nights) Day 13: Orlando – Kennedy Space Centre – Miami Tour the Kennedy Space Centre and drive south to Miami where your tour ends at approximately 6pm. Note: Orlando departure possible, ask for details.

PRICES INCLUDE • 12 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar on a room-only basis • Transport by air-conditioned motorcoach • Services of a qualified guide throughout • Transfers and sightseeing as specified Prices are per person based on twin share

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SOUTHERN USA

10 day Tastes & Sounds of The South Nashville • Memphis • Graceland • Natchez • New Orleans

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Visit Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame, tour RCA’s famous Studio B • Explore Memphis, the ‘Birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll’ • Visit Graceland, Elvis Presley’s estate, collections and gravesite • Tour Natchez and visit 2 historical antebellum mansions • Tour Frogmore Plantation and historic Oak Alley Plantation • Take a guided stroll through the historic French Quarter of New Orleans and visit an above-ground cemetery

2019 Departures: Feb 25, 26; Mar 6, 13; May 9, 16, 22, 23, 29; Jun 12, 19; Sep 4, 18, 19, 25; Oct 2, 9, 23, 30; Nov 6 Day 1: Arrive Nashville

Day 6: Memphis - Natchez

Welcome to Music City. Day 1 is free until the evening where you will meet your Tour Director and fellow guests for a Welcome Reception. Renaissance Nashville (3

In the morning, get an in-depth look at the rich music history of Memphis with a tour of the legendary Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum before departing for Natchez. Founded by the French in 1716, Natchez was home to a flowering antebellum culture. That night, enjoy an incredible evening highlighting Southern hospitality at a Be My Guest dinner with Joe Stone at his residence. (BD) The Grand

nights) Days 2 & 3: Nashville Enjoy a morning of sightseeing including a visit to RCA’s Studio B, where musicians such as Elvis Presley recorded their iconic sounds. Then, get a unique look into the life and music of Johnny Cash during a private performance and discussion with Johnny and June’s son, John Carter Cash. Spend some time exploring the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Later your choice of sightseeing offers a visit to the Johnny Cash Museum or a tour of the Ryman Auditorium. The next day is free to explore Nashville further at leisure. (B) LAND AIR Day 4: Nashville - Memphis RAIL

In the morning CRUISE head to Memphis. On arrival meet a Beale Street musician, and Local Specialist, to learn 1 NIGHTS STAYEDabout the rich musical heritage of the area. Visit the National Civil Rights Museum before catching a glimpse of the late afternoon light on the Big Muddy. (B) Sheraton Memphis Downtown (2 nights) LAND NIGHTS STAYED

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Day 5: Graceland Take an excursion to Graceland, once home to the late, great Elvis Presley and now an object of pilgrimage and a museum. See the effect that Elvis and his music had on popular American culture and marvel at Graceland’s Jungle Room, walls full of gold and platinum records. Afterwards visit Sun Studios where the first rock ‘n roll single was recorded in 1951. That evening, embark on a your choice dining experience where you choose from a selection of local eateries for the evening’s meal. (BD)

Day 7: Natchez – New Orleans Start the day with a visit to the Cotton Plantation of Frogmore followed by a visit to the impressive Oak Alley Plantation. Continue to New Orleans where in the evening, you will discover the flair of Creole cuisine at a fun cooking class and later enjoy your culinary creations during a regional meal. (BD) Sheraton New Orleans (3 nights)

Days 8 & 9: New Orleans Enjoy 2 full days to explore the vibrancy of New Orleans. Join a local guide to explore the atmospheric French Quarter, Jackson Square and tour one of the city’s aboveground cemeteries. The rest of the day and all of day 9 is at leisure for independent sightseeing. Perhaps head out to the bayou for a guided tour deep into the swamps or visit Marie Laveau’s Historic Voodoo Museum. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner at the famous Court of Two Sisters. (B,BD)

Day 10: Depart New Orleans Your trip ends in the morning with an included transfer to the airport. (B)

PRICES INCLUDE • 9 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 9 full breakfasts & 4 dinners • Touring by air-conditioned vehicle • Services of an expert Travel Director • Transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary • VIP UK door-to-door airport transfers Prices are per person based on twin share

Standard from  Single supplements available upon request

£2139


SOUTHERN USA

9 day Southern Grace

• Meet Elvis’ close friend for a tour of Graceland followed by dinner at the grounds • Record a song & take home a truly unique souvenir at the world famous Studio B • Discover the flair of Creole cuisine during a live demonstration & cooking class • Visit Houmas House in New Orleans, the crown jewel of Louisiana’s river road

Nashville • Memphis • Graceland • Natchez • New Orleans

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: May 17, 31; Jun 14, 21; Sep 6, 13, 20, 27; Oct 11, 18 Day 1: Arrive Nashville

Day 6: Natchez - New Orleans

Enjoy your complimentary private V.I.P. door-to-door transfer to your UK departure airport. Upon arrival at Nashville International Airport, you will be transferred to your luxury hotel. That evening, join your Travelling Concierge and fellow travellers for a welcome dinner. (D) Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown (2 nights)

With your costumed hosts, tour the reconstructed 19th Century Frogmore Plantation and compare it to the modern day operation. Get a glimpse into the sweet side of the South with a visit to Houmas House Plantation, often referred to as ‘The Sugar Palace’ during its antebellum heyday. In the evening, discover the flair of Creole cuisine during a lively cooking demonstration and enjoy the culinary creations over a special Highlight Dinner with wine. (BD) Hotel Monteleone (3 nights)

Day 2: Nashville Enjoy a tour of historic Studio B and take home a copy of a choir-style recording session as a one-of-a-kind souvenir. Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, where Your Local Expert, a songwriter and singer, will share stories behind the biggest hits sung by well-known country music stars. Later, attend a live taping of America’s longest-running live radio programme at the Grand Ole Opry. (B)

Day 3: Nashville - Memphis Travel from the home of country music to the birthplace of blues and rock ‘n’ roll, where your day is at leisure to explore. The evening is devoted to Graceland, as much an object of pilgrimage as a museum dedicated to the great Elvis Presley. See the effect that Elvis and his music had on popular American culture, meet George Klein, LAND Elvis’ AIR close friend, and enjoy a casual dinner with wine. (BD) The Westin Memphis 1

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Day 4: Memphis - Graceland Visit Sun Studios, where artists like Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash recorded revolutionary albums. Later, visit the National Civil Rights Museum to learn about the history of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. (B) USA_CAD

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Day 5: Memphis - Natchez Depart for Natchez, founded by the French in 1716 when it became home to a flowering 1 2 colonial culture. At your charming, luxury 3 country mansion inn, whet your palate during a mixology class, then enjoy a delectable 4-course Highlight Dinner with wine. (BD) Monmouth

Day 7: New Orleans Join a Local Expert for an atmospheric tour of the city. Learn about its rich history steeped in the myriad of cultures that have found a new home here over the centuries. After, visit one of the city’s famous above ground cemeteries and learn about the local’s uniquely joyful perspective on life and death. (B)

Day 8: New Orleans Start the day with a bayou expert on the rural side of the Crescent City, as you board a boat to meet the resident alligators and other fauna and flora. Enjoy some free time before gathering with your new friends for a Farewell Celebration Dinner with wine, at the famous New Orleans restaurant, Arnaud’s. (BD)

Day 9: Depart New Orleans Bid ‘Au Revoir’ to the Big Easy in the morning. A complimentary transfer is provided to New Orleans International Airport. On arrival at your UK airport, take your return private V.I.P. transfer home. (B)

PRICES INCLUDE • 8 nights’ luxury accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 8 breakfasts, 5 dinners with wine • Travelling by air-conditioned motorcoach with business class legroom & free wi-fi • Passionate & expertly-trained Travelling Concierge • Airport transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary • Private V.I.P. door-to-door UK Prices are per person based on twin share airport transfers on arrival & Standard from  £2899 departure Single supplements available upon request

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8 day A Taste of Texas & Two-Step Forth Worth • Dallas • Beaumont Ranch • Austin • Fredericksburg • San Antonio • Houston

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Visit the Sixth-Floor Museum in Dallas that chronicles the day President Kennedy was assassinated • See the daily cattle drive in Fort Worth and attend a Stockyard Rodeo • Experience life on a working cattle ranch and learn how to round-up cattle • Enjoy a genuine Texan Bar-B-Que at one of Austin’s iconic smokehouses. • Follow the Fredericksburg Wine Road • Experience authentic Texas in iconic venues such as the Continental Club and Gruene Hall • Discover NASA’s history of space exploration and see where astronauts train for missions

2019 Departures: Apr 5; May 3; Sep 6, 11 Day 1: Arrive Fort Worth

Day 5: Austin – Fredericksburg – San Antonio

On arrival at Fort Worth, transfer independently to your hotel. This evening, mingle with your fellow group members at a meet and greet reception hosted by your guide, a destination specialist. Courtyard Fort Worth Historic Stockyards (2 nights)

En route to San Antonio, make a stop at Fredericksburg, a charming town that proudly embraces its extensive German heritage. Follow the Fredericksburg Wine Road, stopping to taste some of the region’s delicious merlots or fruity zinfandels. This evening embark on an early evening narrated riverboat cruise, stopping for dinner along the Riverwalk in San Antonio. Hotel Menger (2 nights)

Day 2: Dallas & Forth Worth This morning take an orientation tour of Dallas, a city that offers a unique blend of Southwestern warmth, cosmopolitan flair, old west charm and modern sophistication. In the afternoon, return to the Stockyards in Fort Worth in time to watch the late afternoon cattle drive and, after dinner, attend the Stockyards Championship Rodeo at the Cowtown Coliseum. Perhaps cap off the night at Billy Bob’s for a drink, listening to country music and dancing the Texas Two-Step.

Day 3: Fort Worth – Beaumont Ranch - Austin Depart Fort Worth for Beaumont Ranch, a working western cattle ranch that reflects Texas in the 1880s. Here you can experience ranch life: take a horseback trail ride, learn how to rope cattle, or shoot sporting clays. Then continue to Austin, the capital of Texas, better known these days as the Live Music Capital of the World and a Mecca for foodies. Tonight, tickle your taste buds with a taste of Texas Bar-B-Que and local craft beer at one of the city’s iconic smokehouses. Lonestar Court (2 nights)

This morning visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the five 18th Century Catholic missions along the San Antonio River. Enjoy some free time in the afternoon before heading as a group to Gruene National Historic District to experience real Texas and Gruene Hall, the oldest dance hall in Texas. Experience live music and try the two-step on the creaky wooden dance floor if so inclined.

Day 7: San Antonio – Houston Leaving San Antonio behind, head to ‘Space City’, Houston. On arrival visit NASA’s Johnson Space Center for a behind-the-scenes look at space exploration. This evening enjoy a final group dinner in the historic ‘Heights’ neighbourhood, an area rich in character-filled architecture and funky restaurants where you will have the chance to sample some of the best local Southern Comfort Foods. (D) Hotel Derek

Day 8: Depart Houston or New Orleans Your tour concludes today. For those ending the tour in Houston, there is the option of a transfer to Houston airport or you can travel by coach to New Orleans (additional charge unless combining with the Southern Story tour).

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PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar     • Meals as specified: 1 lunch & 1 dinner • Touring by private air-conditioned small group vehicle     • Services of a Driver/Guide and Local Guides • Transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary Prices are per person based on twin share Standard from  Single supplements available upon request

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12 day Western Explorer San Francisco • Yosemite National Park • Death Valley • Zion National Park • Bryce Canyon National Park • Monument Valley • Grand Canyon • Route 66

• Witness grand nature with 3 nights in Yosemite National Park • Hike between Zion’s sandstone cliffs and towering waterfalls • Guided guided 4x4 backroads tour of Monument Valley and a traditional meal with the Navajo • Bryce Canyon National Park’s obscure rock spires and view the Colorado River from Horseshoe Bend • See the Grand Canyon at sunrise or sunset • Get your kicks on Route 66

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2019 Departures: Mar 25; Apr 8, 28; May 15, 27; Jun 7, 25; Jul 28; Aug 8; Sep 7, 22; Oct 6, 15; Nov 24; Dec 15 Day 1: Arrive San Francisco

Day 8: Zion National Park - Bryce Canyon National Park

Welcome to the ‘City by the Bay’ in sunny California. On arrival, transfer independently to your hotel and meet your guide and fellow travellers at a welcome meeting. Kimpton Buchanan Hotel

Next stop Bryce Canyon, a fascinating natural amphitheatre of pink, orange and white sandstone spires, known locally as hoodoos. There are a variety of scenic lookouts and trails that will enable you to hike right in amongst these unique rock formations. (B) Best Western Plus Ruby’s Inn

Days 2 - 4: San Francisco - Yosemite National Park Depart San Francisco through California’s historic gold country, and make tracks for Yosemite. Here, everything is in gargantuan proportions, including some of North America’s tallest cliffs, waterfalls and trees. Enjoy 2 full days of exploration in Yosemite National Park, keeping your eyes peeled for varied wildlife such as deer, bobcats, marmots and if you’re lucky, bears. See the amazing Giant Sequoia trees and head to the Yosemite Valley, offering the chance to cycle, take a dip in the Merced River or wander the meadows. Yosemite View Lodge (3 nights)

Day 5: Yosemite National Park - Death Valley National Park Today travel through one of the hottest, driest and lowest places on Earth, Death Valley. Blessed with some of the most extreme and beautiful landscapes, richly tinted mudstone hills and canyons await exploration, with sand dunes and salt pans making for some exceptional photos. Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel

Days 6 & 7: Zion National Park Make your way to Zion National Park in Utah. Like an oasis rising from the desert floor, Zion’s multi-coloured cliffs and spring-fed hanging gardens are spectacular. There are various hikes to choose from for all abilities. If you’re feeling ambitious, enjoy Yosemite National Park the park’s more challenging option 3 and ascend 2,500 ft. to experience 1 Bryce Canyon San unbeatable panoramic views from National LAND Francisco Zion Park the top of Angels Landing. (B*) AIR National Park 2

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Day 9: Bryce Canyon National Park - Monument Valley After a stop at Horseshoe Bend for an amazing view of the Colorado River head to the heart of the Navajo Nation, Monument Valley. Explore the incredible array of rock formations on a guided 4x4 backroads tour. This evening enjoy a traditional meal out in the valley with the Navajo themselves. (D) Kayenta Monument Valley Inn

Days 10 & 11: Grand Canyon Leave Monument Valley and drive towards Grand Canyon National Park. Stroll the meandering South Rim Trail, hike your way down the more challenging trail to Plateau Point, or simply relax at the canyon’s edge and enjoy a spectacular sunset over one of the world’s most incredible natural wonders. Highly recommended is a spectacular scenic flight over the canyon. Red Feather Lodge (2 nights)

Day 12: Grand Canyon – Route 66 – Las Vegas Departing the Grand Canyon travel a section of the original Route 66 before finishing your tour in Las Vegas at approximately 5pm. Note: This tour is also available as a camping option, ask about the 13 day Western Dream.

PRICES INCLUDE • 11 nights’ accommodation in named hotels and lodges or similar • Meals as specified: 3 breakfasts & 1 dinner • Touring by private air-conditioned small group vehicle with free wi-fi • Services of a professional Tour Leader and local guides • Transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary Prices are per person based on twin share

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WESTERN USA

15 day Scenic Parks Explorer Las Vegas • Zion National Park • Bryce Canyon • Salt Lake City • Jackson • Yellowstone • Billings • Rapid City • Denver • Vail • Moab • Monument Valley • Grand Canyon

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Enjoy the amazing red and orange sandstone pillars of Bryce Canyon • Tour the magnificent Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City • Visit the cowboy town of Jackson, with the Grand Tetons as a stunning backdrop • Yellowstone National Park and the world-famous Old Faithful Geyser • See the site of Custer’s Last Stand at Little Bighorn Battlefield and visit the Buffalo Bill Centre • Enjoy incredible views of Mount Rushmore • Explore the important Native American ruins at Mesa Verde • Marvel at Zion Canyon, Monument Valley and the awesome Grand Canyon

2019 Departures: Multiple departures per month through May - October. Call for more details. Day 1: Arrive Las Vegas

Days 8 & 9: Billings - Little Bighorn - Rapid City & Black Hills

On arrival a complimentary airport transfer is provided and the afternoon is free to check out the strip or just relax by the pool. That evening meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a welcome reception. (WR) Tropicana Las Vegas

Begin with a visit to the Little Bighorn site of the infamous ‘Custer’s Last Stand’, then travel east through the Black Hills to Rapid City. On day 9 enjoy the scenery as you travel to the amazing Mount Rushmore sculpture and the Crazy Horse Memorial.

Day 2: Las Vegas - Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks

(B,BD) The Rushmore (2 nights)

Head to the slot canyons and cliffs of Zion National Park and then on to Bryce Canyon, to see the world’s largest concentration of hoodoos - tall limestone spires that rise from the desert floor. (BD) BW Plus Bryce Canyon Grand

Day 10: Rapid City - Denver

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In Salt Lake City, see the imposing Temple Square, home to the Mormon church and the famous Tabernacle Choir. (B) Hilton Salt Lake City Center

Days 11 & 12: Denver - Vail - Moab - Arches & Canyonlands National Parks

Day 4: Salt Lake City - Jackson Cross the Oregon Trail into Wyoming and head for scenic Jackson, standing in the shadows of the icy peaks of the Grand Tetons. The evening is free for exploring. (BL)

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Cross some of the West’s most beautiful terrain as you travel through the expansive grasslands of Wyoming on your way to Denver, the ‘Mile High City’. (B) Sheraton

Stop in the alpine resort of Vail before continuing to Moab. Perhaps take an optional jetboat ride along the Colorado River, followed by dinner. On day 12 explore Canyonlands and Arches National Parks. (B) BW Plus Canyonlands Inn (2 nights)

Day 13: Moab - Mesa Verde National Park - Monument Valley Explore the cliff-top dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park. Then head to Monument Valley for a Navajo-style dinner. (BD) Goulding’s Lodge

Days 14 & 15: Monument Valley - Grand Canyon - Depart Las Vegas Marvel at Monument Valley’s towering sandstone buttes and stop at the historic Cameron Trading Post, before continuing to the Grand Canyon. That evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner inside the park. On day 15 travel back to Las Vegas, stopping at Route 66 hotspots, Selligman and Kingman. The trip ends with a transfer to Las Vegas Airport. (BD,B) National Park Lodges

PRICES INCLUDE • 14 nights’ accommodation in hand-picked hotels • 22 meals as specified: 14 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 7 dinners • Touring by air-conditioned vehicle • Services of an experienced Travel Prices are per person based on twin share Director • Transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary Standard from  Single supplements available upon request • VIP door-to-door airport transfers

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Las Vegas • Route 66 • Grand Canyon • Monument Valley • Lake Powell • Zion NP • Bryce Canyon NP • Salt Lake City • Jackson • Grand Teton NP • Yellowstone NP • Cody • Bighorn Mountains • Crazy Horse • Mount Rushmore

• One of the Natural Wonders of the World – The Grand Canyon • Stare in awe at the multi-coloured hoodoos in Bryce Canyon National Park • See Mount Rushmore, the impressive sculpture depicting the faces of 4 U.S. presidents • See the geothermal wonders of Yellowstone National Park • A number of optional experiences such as a float trip along Snake River and Mount Rushmore light ceremony

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13 day Spectacular Canyons & National Parks

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: May 7; Jun 11, 18; Jul 9; Aug 13; Sep 3, 10 Day 1: Arrive Las Vegas

Day 8: Jackson – Yellowstone National Park

On arrival into Las Vegas, take your included transfer to your hotel. Later in the afternoon you will meet your Travel Director. Gold Coast Hotel and Casino

Cross into Idaho and enter Yellowstone National Park, home to the world’s greatest concentration of geysers and an abundance of wildlife. On your tour of the park view the Fountain Paint Pots, Lower, Middle and Upper Geyser Basins and, of course, Old Faithful with its roaring plume of boiling water and steam. (B) 320 Guest Ranch

Day 2: Las Vegas – Grand Canyon – Flagstaff Travel along parts of the Old Route 66 before arriving at one of the Natural Wonders of the World. Drive along Desert View Drive on the South Rim stopping at the Desert View lookout before finishing at Grand Canyon Village; perhaps take an optional plane or helicopter flightseeing trip over the Grand Canyon. Days Hotel Flagstaff

Day 3: Flagstaff – Monument Valley - Page After an iconic breakfast served up at the historic Hotel Weatherford, head out to explore the immense monolithic rock formations of Monument Valley with your private Navajo guide. (B) Best Western (Lake Powell View) LAND Day 4: Page – Zion National Park – Bryce Canyon AIR

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Days 6 & 7: Salt Lake City – Jackson – Grand Teton National Park

Today, head for rugged Wyoming and travel alongside some of the most USA_CAD beautiful mountain ranges before arriving 1 in Jackson. Wander around the iconic Utah 1 Salt Lake City Nevada 1 2 with restaurants, bars Town Square lined Denver and stores selling3 genuine cowboy gear. The Zion Bryce Canyon LAND Colorado National Park 1 National Park following morning there is the option of a RAIL Monument Page 1 Las Vegas Valley CRUISE1 float trip along Wyoming’s Snake River before 1 NIGHTS STAYED Grand Canyon embarking on a magnificent tour of Grand Teton National Park 1 Flagstaff National Park with stops at the Moran Lookout and the Arizona scenic Jenny Lake Loop. 49’er Inn and Suites (2 nights) ▲

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Day 9: Yellowstone National Park - Cody Begin the day with a visit to the dramatic Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and see the dramatic Lower Falls, plunging steeply into the canyon below. Then it’s on to Mammoth Hot Springs and Cody for the evening. (B) Buffalo Bill Village

Day 10: Cody – Little Bighorn Battlefield - Sheridan Travel north through Montana’s stunning Big Sky Country stopping at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument before continuing on to Sheridan, in the Bighorn Mountains. Best Western Sheridan

Days 11 & 12: Sheridan – Crazy Horse – Mount Rushmore Head through high country to Keystone, stopping at the Crazy Horse Memorial that honours the culture, tradition and living heritage of all North American Indians. On day 12 visit magnificent Mount Rushmore National Memorial where the faces of four American presidents are carved into the granite mountainside. (B*) *Day 11

Day 13: Keystone – Denver/Rapid City depart Today, bid farewell as your tour comes to an end. For those finishing in Denver, a complimentary transfer to Denver International Airport is available.

PRICES INCLUDE • 12 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar     • Meals as specified: 7 breakfasts • Touring by luxury air-conditioned coach • Services of an expert Travel Director • Transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary (excluding optional)

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WESTERN USA

7 day Enchanting Canyonlands Scottsdale • Sedona • Grand Canyon • Glen Canyon Dam • Lake Powell • Monument Valley • Bryce Canyon • Zion National Park • Las Vegas

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Exceptional sightseeing with the perfect balance of free time • Smaller group sizes hosted by the very best Tour Directors • Business Class coach legroom with free wi-fi Internet on board • Enjoy dinner at the Thunderbird Room while taking in views of the South Rim at the Grand Canyon • Cruise through Lake Powell • Tour through Monument Valley • Witness the grandeur and natural beauty of Zion Canyon by private shuttle

2019 Departures: Apr 20, 27; May 4, 11, 21, 25, 28; Jun 1, 8, 22, 29; Jul 6, 20; Aug 3, 10, 17, 24, 27, 31; Sep 3, 7, 10, 21, 28; Oct 5, 12, 26 Day 1: Arrive Phoenix - Scottsdale

Day 4: Lake Powell

On arrival into Phoenix your airport transfer will take you to your hotel in Scottsdale. Enjoy the facilities and grounds of this desert oasis. In the evening, join your Tour Director and fellow guests for a Welcome Dinner with wine. (D) The McCormick

In the morning enjoy the resort’s facilities or perhaps join an optional float trip down the scenic Colorado River. Later, take an included leisurely cruise through stunning Antelope Canyon with its dramatic steep, sandstone walls. (B)

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Day 2: Scottsdale - Sedona - Grand Canyon

Head to Bryce Canyon National Park in southern Utah for a leisurely walk along Sunset Point, to view the great amphitheatre of odd-shaped monoliths known as hoodoos. Travel through more amazing scenery to the lush cliff-and-canyon landscape of Zion National Park. In the evening, join your Tour Director and newfound friends for a Celebration Dinner with wine. (BD) Zion National Park

Head north to the USA quaint bohemian colony of Sedona, to browse the shops and galleries, then travel to the Grand Canyon. Perhaps take an optional flightseeing tour by helicopter or plane over this natural wonder. Spend the night inside the park, enjoying the peace and quiet once the crowds have departed. Take time to experience the breathtaking vistas and sunset on the canyon walls. During your stay, join a Local Expert for an informative presentation about the wonders of the Grand Canyon. That evening, enjoy a private Highlight Dinner with wine in the Thunderbird LAND Room,AIR while taking in the magnificent views of the Grand Canyon’s South Rim. (BD) RAIL Park Lodges, Grand Canyon National CRUISE

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Head to the historic Cameron Trading Post, featuring Southwest American Indian arts and crafts. The journey carries on through the colourful Painted Desert to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, where you LAND meet your Navajo guide and board all-terrain 1 NIGHTS STAYED Bryce Canyon vehicles for a tour of the valley floor, used National Park as a backdrop of many Western films. Zion National Park 1 Stop at the Glen Canyon Dam to learn LAND Lake Powell about its impact on the Colorado AIR 2 1 NIGHTS STAYED River before arriving at your lakefront Monument Glen Canyon 1 Valley resort. (BD) Lake Powell Resorts Las Vegas

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Lodge Day 6: Zion National Park – Las Vegas Board a private Zion Canyon Shuttle, with live commentary to experience the scenic highlights of the park, followed by free time to explore. A complete change of scenery awaits you in the afternoon when you arrive in Las Vegas; bright lights, shopping malls and huge themed hotels. (B) ARIA Resort and Casino

Day 7: Depart Las Vegas Your Enchanting Canyonlands adventure ends with a departure airport transfer. (B)

PRICES INCLUDE • 6 nights’ premium accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 6 breakfasts & 4 dinners • Touring by air-conditioned motorcoach with business class • Services of an expert Tour Director throughout • Airport transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary • Private VIP door-to-door UK airport transfers on arrival and departure Prices are per person based on twin share

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San Francisco • Napa Valley • Sonoma • Yosemite National Park • Monterey • Santa Barbara • Santa Monica • Los Angeles • Scottsdale • Grand Canyon • Lake Powell • Monument Valley • Bryce Canyon • Zion National Park • Las Vegas

• Exceptional sightseeing with the perfect balance of free time • Smaller group sizes hosted by the very best Tour Directors • Business Class coach legroom with free wi-fi Internet on board • Explore Mission Santa Barbara • Cruise through Lake Powell • See Zion Canyon by private shuttle • Stay at ARIA Resort and Casino in Las Vegas • Enjoy lake-view rooms in Lake Powell

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: Apr 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Jun 14, 21, 28; Jul 12, 26; Aug 23, 30; Sep 13, 20, 27; Oct 4, 18 Days 1 & 2: Arrive San Francisco Upon arrival in San Francisco, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. In the evening, join your Tour Director for a Welcome Dinner with wine. The next day, spend the morning with your Tour Director taking in the sights, then the rest of the day is free to explore San Francisco further. (D,B) Westin St Francis (2 nights)

Day 3: San Francisco - California Wine Country After a walking tour of Haight-Ashbury for a flashback to the Flower Power era, head to California wine country. Take a walk through vineyards and enjoy a private tasting. In the evening, you are treated to a Highlight Dinner with local wine, overlooking the Sonoma Plaza. (BD) The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa

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Day 6: Monterey – Santa Barbara Travel to San Simeon for a tour of Hearst Castle - the magnificent estate of William Randolph Hearst. Continue along LANDNapa Valley the Central Coast to Santa Barbara. (B) Wine Train AIR

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Day 9: Los Angeles to Scottsdale Travel across the Mojave Desert wilderness, through Phoenix to its neighbouring city Scottsdale. (B) Hotel Valley Ho, Scottsdale

Day 10: Scottsdale – Grand Canyon Head to the bohemian colony of Sedona, before travelling on to Grand Canyon National Park. Spend the night inside the park and enjoy a private dinner while taking in the magnificent views. (BD) National Park Lodges, Grand Canyon

Days 11 & 12: Grand Canyon – Lake Powell Head to the historic Cameron Trading Post, then continue to Monument Valley, and board all-terrain vehicles to explore the valley with your Navajo guide. The next day, relax and enjoy the resort’s facilities, before taking a leisurely cruise through Antelope Canyon. (BD,B) Lake Powell Resorts and Marinas - Lake View Rooms

Day 13: Lake Powell – Bryce Canyon National Park - Zion National Park Head to Bryce Canyon National Park for a leisurely walk along Sunset Point to view the great amphitheatre of hoodoos and then continue on to Zion National Park. That evening enjoy a Celebration Dinner with wine. (BD) Zion National Park Lodge

Days 14 & 15: Zion National Park - Las Vegas Board a private Zion Canyon Shuttle, with live commentary, followed by free time to explore before continuing to Las Vegas. Your tour ends the following day with a complimentary airport transfer. (B,B) ARIA Resort and Casino

PRICES INCLUDE • 14 nights’ premium accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 14 breakfasts & 7 dinners • Touring by air-conditioned motorcoach with business class legroom & free wi-fi • Services of an expert Tour Director throughout • Airport transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary • Private VIP door-to-door UK Prices are per person based on twin share airport transfers on arrival and Standard from  £3949 departure Single supplements available upon request

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11 day Western Highlights San Francisco • Yosemite • Las Vegas • Grand Canyon • Los Angeles

• Slow paced tour taking in the best of the west with a host of optional experiences • Taking in San Francisco from the top of Twin Peaks • Optional tours along the Pacific Coast to Monterey and Carmel • Adventure in Yosemite National Park • The bright lights of Las Vegas • The natural wonder of the Grand Canyon • See the end of the Route 66 in Santa Monica and the homes of the rich and famous in Beverly Hills

2019 Guaranteed Departures: Apr 5, 19; May 3, 31; Jun 14, 28; Jul 12, 26; Aug 9, 16, 30; Sep 6, 20; Oct 4, 18; Nov 22; Dec 13; 2020: Jan 10; Feb 7; Mar 6 Day 1: Arrive San Francisco

Day 6: Las Vegas – Grand Canyon – Las Vegas

Arrive at San Francisco International Airport and transfer independently to your hotel. You will meet your Tour Director that afternoon. Park Central Hotel (3 nights)

In the morning, stop at the iconic Las Vegas Welcome Sign en route to an included day trip to the Grand Canyon. You will have time to explore the views on your own and if you choose, join an optional helicopter trip over the canyon, a rafting trip on the Colorado River, or walk on the Skywalk platform.

Day 2: San Francisco In the morning, join a half-day city tour which includes Union Square, the Civic Center and Fisherman’s Wharf. From the top of Twin Peaks, enjoy the spectacular view and see for yourself why many consider San Francisco the most beautiful city in America. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in ‘the City by the Bay’. Your Tour Director will be on hand to assist you in planning your following two days in the city.

Day 3: San Francisco – Monterey/Carmel – 17-Mile Drive – San Francisco Join an optional tour to Monterey and Carmel after travelling along the Pacific Coast to the Monterey Bay Peninsula, visit Cannery Row and the famous Monterey Bay Aquarium. Continue on the 17-Mile Drive, admiring the natural scenery and gorgeous homes before spending some time in the charming community of Carmel, known for its art galleries and shops.

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Day 5: Yosemite – Las Vegas Travel through the Mojave Desert on your way to Las Vegas. A late afternoon arrival in the dazzling ‘Entertainment Capital of the World’ will give you enough time to start enjoying this fantastic city right away.

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Day 7: Las Vegas The day is yours to choose how you spend it. Perhaps do a little shopping at one of the fine shopping outlets in Las Vegas, lounge by the pool, or join an optional tour. One of the possibilities would be a full-day trip to Zion National Park. Zion is known for its majestic canyons, waterfalls, and amazing wildlife. Your day visit will include a guided walk as well as an all-American picnic lunch.

Day 8: Las Vegas – Los Angeles On day 8 your journey will take you from Las Vegas through Palm Springs, the winter playground for Hollywood royalty, with its lively downtown area and immaculately kept golf courses at the base of the rugged San Jacinto Mountains. Arrive in Los Angeles late afternoon. Crowne Plaza LA Harbor (3 nights)

Days 9 - 11: Los Angeles On the morning of day 9, you will enjoy a comprehensive city tour of Los Angeles including hip Santa Monica, glamorous Hollywood and posh Beverly Hills. The afternoon is yours to explore on your own or join an optional excursion to Universal Studios. Next day is free to further explore Los Angeles or take an optional full-day excursion to San Diego. Your tour concludes on day 11 after checking out of your hotel.

PRICES INCLUDE • 10 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar on a room-only basis • Transport by air-conditioned motorcoach • Services of a qualified guide throughout Prices are per person based on twin share • Transfers and sightseeing as specified Standard from 

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13 day Western Discovery Los Angeles • San Diego • Phoenix • Grand Canyon • Monument Valley • Lake Powell • Bryce Canyon • Zion • Las Vegas • Death Valley • Mammoth Lakes • Yosemite National Park • San Francisco • Monterey Peninsula

• Stunning Grand Canyon National Park • The towering sandstone buttes of Monument Valley and the crystal-blue waters of Lake Powell • Spectacular scenery of Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park • 2 nights in dazzling Las Vegas • The natural beauty of Yosemite National Park • San Francisco, home to Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge • Visiting Carmel and Monterey and travelling along the California Coast

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2019 Guaranteed Departures: Jan 11; Feb 1; Mar 1, 15; Apr 12, 26; May 3, 17, 24; Jun 7, 14, 21; Jul 5, 12, 19; Aug 2, 9, 23, 30; Sep 20, 27; Oct 11, 25; Nov 15; Dec 6, 20; 2020: Jan 10, 31; Feb 28; Mar 13 Days 1 & 2: Los Angeles - Palm Springs - Phoenix On arrival transfer, to your hotel independently. Next day travel towards Palm Springs and across the desert to Phoenix. Day 1: Holiday Inn Anaheim; Day 2: We

Ko Pa Resort Day 3: Phoenix - Sedona - Grand Canyon Travel through the Sonoran Desert, the most biologically diverse desert ecosystem in the Americas, to Sedona and see the spectacular red-rock scenery. Continue through the breathtaking Oak Creek Canyon to Grand Canyon National Park. Visit lookout points along the way to fully experience this mile-deep canyon. Yavapai West

of course gambling are available. The next day is free to explore the buzzing city of Las Vegas. Luxor Las Vegas (2 nights)

Day 8: Las Vegas - Death Valley - Mammoth Lakes* The quiet landscape of Death Valley - which at 282 feet below sea level is the second lowest place on Earth - comes as a refreshing contrast to Las Vegas. Admire the views from Zabriskie Point and Furnace Creek Ranch before heading to the alpine resort of Mammoth Lakes in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. * Please note between Oct & May the closure of the Tioga Pass may make it necessary to overnight in Fresno or Visalia Mammouth

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Day 4: Grand Canyon - Monument Valley - Lake Powell

Day 9: Mammoth Lakes - Yosemite National Park

A highlight of the trip will be watching the sunrise at the rim of the Grand Canyon. Journey further to Monument Valley, an area that embodies perhaps the most iconic images of the American West. Continue to Lake Powell, where crystal-blue water LAND canyon walls. Best Western Lake Powell laps against towering red-rock

Take the stunning drive across the Tioga Pass (except when closed due to snowfall) and visit Yosemite Valley to see the glacier-carved granite formations of El Capitan and Half Dome, which rise in sheer fashion from the valley floor. Modesto Hotel

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Days 10 & 11: Yosemite - San Francisco Depart early on day 10 to arrive early in San Francisco, one of the most beloved cities in America. Commence a sightseeing tour before an evening at leisure. The next day is free to discover the delights of San Francisco, or perhaps join an optional tour to Napa Valley. Hilton San Francisco Union Sq. (2 nights)

Day 12: San Francisco - Pismo Beach Drive to the Monterey Peninsula, known for its enclave of magnificent homes and lovely beaches and end the day in Pismo Beach.

Day 13: Pismo Beach – Los Angeles Travel through the Santa Ynez Valley into Spanish-influenced Santa Barbara. Arrive in Los Angeles in the afternoon where your tour concludes.

PRICES INCLUDE • 12 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar on a room-only basis • Transport by air-conditioned motorcoach Prices are per person based on twin share 11 day from  • Services of a qualified guide throughout 13 day from  • Transfers & sightseeing as specified Single supplements available upon request • Admission fees to all national parks

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Eastern USA

Eastern USA at a glance Visit some incredible cities in this part of the USA; discover the pace of New York, the ‘city that never sleeps’, or the buzz of Chicago with its live jazz and blues clubs. Explore the charm of Boston, then head out of town to see breathtaking scenery around New England. Discover Philadelphia with its historic landmarks and thriving modern city. Visit the vibrant city of Washington, DC, explore world-famous landmarks - including the White House - and fall in love with the United States of America.

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ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE

AMAZING WILDLIFE

Head to the top of the Rockefeller Center. The viewing area is enclosed by crystal-clear glass – the only thing between you and 360° panoramic views of New York. Explore Brooklyn with its amazing dining, rooftop music and hotel scene. 

Boston’s New England Aquarium has some incredible marinelife that everyone will enjoy. Or take a catamaran tour on the open sea and go whale watching.

GREAT JOURNEY Drive through New England as the autumn leaves put on a display of vibrant colour.

Chicago is famous for its local food specialties and you can’t leave until you have tried the deep-dish pizza, the classic Chicago-style hot dog and the Italian Beef.

HISTORIC LANDMARKS

WATER PARADISE

The Liberty Bell located in Philadelphia is an iconic symbol of American independence. It was formerly placed in the steeple of the Pennsylvania State House, but is now located in Independence National Historical Park at the Liberty Bell Center.

Take a Manhattan cruise which sails down the Hudson River to see magnificent views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Brooklyn Bridge and the Empire State Building.

LOCAL CUISINE

CAPITAL SIGHTS

Cape Cod has some superb beaches - many of them backed by the summer mansions of Boston’s wealthy.

Don’t miss the museums of the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC. Not only are they free, but you’ll get to see some of the world’s most unique exhibits in the Air and Space Museum alone.

DATES FOR THE DIARY

LIVE LIKE A LOCAL

New York City is known for parades of all kinds, but the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade reigns supreme. A tradition since 1924, the celebration gets bigger, with more live performances and larger floats and inflatable balloon characters each year.

Chicago’s jazz bars are known the world over. Hang out at Andy’s Jazz Club or the Green Mill and meet the local characters.

BEST BEACHES

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Vibrant, exciting and cosmopolitan, New York City is famous for unique and timeless city sights such as Times Square, Central Park and Chinatown. From super-cool SoHo and the hustle and bustle of Midtown and Broadway, to laid-back Greenwich Village and the historical and cultural attractions of the Upper West Side – New York City is all about neighbourhoods. Hop on the subway or take one of the city’s famous yellow taxis to explore this adrenalinecharged city, visiting landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge and Grand Central Terminal.

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N E W YO R K EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

ONE WORLD OBSERVATORY

Departures and duration: Daily - 48 or 72hrs All Around Town Hop-On & Off Bus Tours offer the best sights in Manhattan with hop-on, hop-off service at over 50 stops allowing you to easily switch from one tour loop to another. The Downtown Tour includes stops at Empire State Building, Little Italy and World Trade Centre, Uptown Tour stops include Central Park and the Theater District, The Brooklyn Tour takes in the Brooklyn Bridge and offers the best views of the Manhattan skyline and The Bronx Tour covers the diverse history and culture of the area. A night tour is included in the price and is a perfect way to see the glittering lights of New York.

The must see for any visitor to New York City, the world’s most famous building is on every list for its Observatory’s spectacular indoor and outdoor 360-degree views from the heart of Manhattan. Along the way, become a part of history as you journey through this Art Déco masterpiece including the restored lobby and murals. Open from 8am to 2am, there are several dining options including the fine cuisine of State Grill and Bar, along with a gift shop filled with exclusive items.

There are a million things to experience in New York City and there is only one way to truly see them all. Start by ascending to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere in less than 60 seconds; look towards the horizon and feel the city’s invincible spirit. Explore 3 levels filled with innovation and inspiration. Start at One. One World Observatory at One World Trade Center.   

48hr hop-on and hop off tour from £53 per adult, £45 per child (3-11yrs); 72hr hop-on and hop off pass from £64 per adult, £57 per child (3-11yrs).

Prices from £28 per adult, £25 per child (6-12yrs).

Prices from £43 per person.

THE RIDE

BATEAUX NEW YORK LUNCH CRUISE

NYC TV & MOVIE SITE TOURS

Departures and Duration: Daily - 75 minutes THE RIDE is a 75-minute production with pick up and return at 42nd street and 8th Avenue in New York City. Guests enjoy everything on board, from trivia to karaoke between viewing 5 - 7 live street performances per show. Professional singers, dancers and comedians paired with unsuspecting passers-by show guests a dazzling side of New York City that can’t be experienced anywhere else!

Departures and Duration: Daily - 2hrs A lunch cruise aboard Bateaux is among the most unique ways to see Manhattan. This 2-hour cruise is an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city in a relaxed, yet sophisticated setting. Enjoy an afternoon of dining, dancing and incredible views as you cruise along the Hudson River.

Departures and duration: Daily - 2.5hrs You’ve watched the films, you’ve seen the shows, now visit NYC’s most famous TV and movie locations! As you drive through Times Square, Tribeca, 5th Avenue and Midtown, your guide will reveal many of New York’s most recognisable sets and share some of the industry’s best kept secrets. The tour is led by a local actors, who will take you to over 40 locations, such as the firehouse from Ghostbusters or the apartment building from F.R.I.E.N.D.S. This is truly a unique way to see the real NYC!

Prices from £57 per person.

Prices from £67 per adult, £40 per child (3-12yrs).

Prices from £40 per adult, £28 per child (6-9yrs).

WOODBURY COMMON PREMIUM OUTLETS

NEW YORK CITYPASS

NIAGARA FALLS BY AIR (1 DAY)

Departures: Daily Located just 1 hour north of New York City, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets® is a true showcase with the largest collection of designer outlet stores in the world. Shop more than 220 designer and brand outlet stores including Armani, Burberry, Coach, Gucci, Tom Ford, Tory Burch and more, at extraordinary savings of 25% - 65% every day, it’s shopping that’s always worth the trip. Includes return transportation from Manhattan.

Discover 6 of New York City’s best attractions for one low price. Includes prepaid admission to the Empire State Building Experience, American Museum of Natural History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a choice between Top of the Rock® Observation Deck OR the Guggenheim Museum, a choice between the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island OR Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise, and a choice between the 9/11 Memorial & Museum OR Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.

Departures: Daily (with some departure exceptions, including Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day) Early morning pick-up from your Midtown Manhattan hotel, return flights from New York to Upstate New York Airport. Full buffet-lunch at panoramic restaurant overlooking the Falls and a half-day guided tour of both the American and Canadian sides of the Falls followed by Niagara Falls Boat Cruise (May to Oct) or Journey Behind the Falls (Nov to Apr).

Price £32 per adult, £18 per child (5-11 years).

Prices from £119 per adult, £94 per child (6-17yrs)

Prices from £520 per person.

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BELVEDERE HOTEL 3H Retreat to The Belvedere for a seamless hotel experience in a sophisticated locale. Marked by an impressive location, this Midtown Manhattan hotel is celebrated for its personalised service, distinguished accommodations and premier access to New York City’s renowned neighbourhoods. Guests who stay at this Manhattan Art Déco hotel near Times Square can relax in the quiet quarters, while being at the centre of the famed New York Theater District, Hell’s Kitchen restaurants and more. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • Belvedere Cafe • fitness centre • concierge services • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 350 guestrooms • flat-screen HDTV • wi-fi Internet  • granite bathrooms • luxurious bathrobes • kitchenette includes a microwave, fridge & coffee maker

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £489 Extra nights from £40 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a deluxe room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: executive queen room from £5. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

DISTRIKT HOTEL NEW YORK CITY 3+H Distrikt Hotel is located in the heart of Manhattan, steps away from the high energy of Times Square, the vibrant Hell’s Kitchen dining and nightlife, and the captivating lights of Broadway. Guestrooms feature a queen or king-size bed, Keurig coffee maker and views of the city that never sleeps. The Collage Bar & Bistro provides a casual and comfortable space to relax and recharge with a refreshing cocktail in hand after a day spent exploring the bustling city and all the excitement that it has to offer. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• bistro & lounge • bar • fitness centre (charge) • concierge ROOM FACILITIES ••• 155 guestrooms • mini-fridge • 43” LED TV • wi-fi Internet • charging station • Keurig coffee maker • bath amenities

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £599 Extra nights from £78 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

HOTEL BEACON NYC 3+H Located on Broadway and 75th Street in the trendy Upper West Side neighbourhood, a stay at the Beacon gives guests a chance to live like New Yorkers. A short walk from the Strawberry Fields corner of Central Park and the landmark Dakota Building (former home of John Lennon), this hotel is in the more sedate, residential side of New York. Surrounded by authentic local bars and restaurants offering varying types of cuisine, the Beacon is still only a 10-minute bus or subway ride from Midtown and Times Square. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• café • cocktail lounge ROOM FACILITIES ••• King, Queen or Double Rooms • fully-equipped kitchenette • 32” flat-screen TV • iPod docking clock radio • coffee maker

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Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £589 Extra nights from £74 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: One Bedroom Suite from £40. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.


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YOTEL NEW YORK 3+H Yotel New York at Times Square is ideally located in New York’s Midtown West neighbourhood, close to Times Square and Broadway. Nearby points of interest also include Rockefeller Centre and the Empire State Building. Built in 2011, Yotel is an ultramodern, largely automated hotel, offering a luggage-storing robot, a restaurant with communal tables that can be raised and lowered, and an airport-style check-in desk with self-serve monitors. Stay connected in the Club Lounge which offers super fast wi-fi Internet and a café serving delicious coffees, pastries and food-to-go. The hotel also offers a restaurant and large outdoor terrace complete with fire pits, comfortable seating and impressive city views. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • club lounge with food-to-go café • spacious terrace with open dining area • 24hr fitness centre • bike rental

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £559 Extra nights from £65 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a premium queen cabin including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 699 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • iPod clock • bath amenities • adjustable SmartBed • adjustable mood lighting

SYNERGY CHELSEA 4H Synergy Chelsea is brand new for 2018 – opening its doors in November, it will offer guests spacious 1 and 2-bedroom apartments in bustling NYC. Located in a fantastic location within close proximity to many world-class galleries, restaurants and entertainment, it’s the ideal choice for those who want to make the most of their stay in The Big Apple. The modern apartments are equipped with the latest technology, well-equipped kitchen and some even feature a balcony or terrace. Within the building there’s also a fitness centre, laundry facilities and a rooftop terrace that offers spectacular views of the city.  HOTEL FACILITIES ••• fitness centre • roof terrace • picnic area • on-site laundry • concierge service ROOM FACILITIES ••• modern one & two bedroom apartments • queen-sized bed plus sofa bed in living room • wi-fi Internet • flat-screen TV • mood lighting • fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, burner stove & full sized fridge • balcony or terrace

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Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on an one bedroom apartment including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: two bedroom apartment from £216. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

MILLENNIUM BROADWAY 4H Discover the Millennium Broadway, located on a relatively quiet side street and towering over Times Square. A stay here will put you right in the thick of the action. Deli’s, diners and Broadway shows are on your doorstep, the shops of Fifth Avenue nearby, and the Rockefeller Center and Central Park both within an easy walk. The Millennium’s spacious rooms offer contemporary elegance and, together with the hotel’s lounge bar, provide a welcome retreat from the buzz of this fantastic city. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant & bar • lounge • 24hr fitness centre • valet parking (charge) • concierge ROOM FACILITIES ••• 626 guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • room service

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £599 Extra nights from £84 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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THE STEWART 4H This popular hotel boasts a convenient location on 7th Avenue in the midst of Midtown Manhattan’s fashion district, and stumbling distance from Madison Square Garden and Penn Station. Close by are attractions such as Times Square, the Theater District, Empire State Building and Macy’s department store. Built in 1929, the hotel combines classic New York décor and modern home comforts, with friendly and helpful service. All studios and one-bedroom suites offer a living area and kitchen facilities, making The Stewart a great value choice and the perfect option for families. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • corner store • 24hr fitness centre • concierge • room service • valet parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 610 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • iHome docking station • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • bath amenities • pillow-top mattress

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £599 Extra nights from £84 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on an executive queen room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: Studio Suite from £26. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON HOTEL METROPOLITAN 4H The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Metropolitan – New York City is located in a prime Midtown East location on Lexington Avenue in the heart of Manhattan’s fashionable East Side. This stylish and iconic hotel was originally designed by famous Art Déco architect Morris Lapidus and is within walking distance to Park Avenue, Madison Avenue shopping, Central Park and the Broadway Theater District. Dine at the Met Grill, serving elegant cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and grab an after dinner drink at the chic and trendy cocktail lounge. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • fitness centre • beauty salon • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 764 guestrooms & suites • 37” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • MP3 dock • air-con

THE WYNDHAM NEW YORKER HOTEL 4H The ever-popular Wyndham New Yorker, one of Midtown Manhattan’s most established hotels, enjoys a convenient location close to Penn Station on 34th Street and the corner of Eighth Avenue. Just a few blocks along Broadway is the buzzing Times Square and Theater District and, with the subway so close, it’s really easy to head downtown to visit the World Trade Center memorial site or the colourful neighbourhoods of SoHo or TriBeCa. With a fresh face and outlook after its recent re-design, the New Yorker is a great choice for your Midtown stay and just a stone’s throw away from the Empire State Building, bustling Macy’s and Madison Square Garden (why not catch a Knicks game whilst in town?). HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • 24hr café/diner • fitness centre ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,050 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • 24hr room service

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Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £599 Extra nights from £80 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: Standard High Floor Room from £7. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £499 Extra nights from £47 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a metro queen room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: executive queen Room from £76. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.


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SANCTUARY HOTEL NEW YORK 4H Located in the heart of Times Square, Sanctuary Hotel New York offers a prime location in the bustling Big Apple. Escaping the crowds is easy in the calm and chic guestrooms - each of which has been created as a personal sanctuary, and are complete with indulgent at-home amenities that provide more than a restful night’s sleep. Guests can enjoy exquisite dining and delicious food without having to leave the comfort and luxury of the hotel’s two restaurants, Sushi by Bou and Tender, a sophisticated eatery which serves dishes from exotic sushi to juicy steaks. The Haven is a rooftop oasis which provides breathtaking views of Manhattan, and is the ideal spot to relax and unwind with a cocktail in hand, as well as the perfect place to enjoy an enchanting evening. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurant • 2 bars • complimentary continental breakfast • wi-fi Internet • complimentary passes to Equinox health club at Rockefeller Center • concierge

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £659 Extra nights from £99 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a sanctuary queen room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 113 luxurious guestrooms • mini-bar • flat-screen HDTV • iHome stereo & docking station • bath amenities

NOVOTEL NEW YORK TIMES SQUARE 4H With its sophisticated styling, the 4-star Novotel New York Times Square invites you to experience the electricity of Times Square. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right in the Theater District, this unique hotel is within walking distance of New York’s best attractions, including Times Square, Central Park, and the prestigious Fifth Avenue. Step out of the hotel and you will be surrounded by sidewalk delis, coffee shops, restaurants and bustling shops. You’ll be captivated by the stunning panoramic views of Times Square at the hotel’s trendy restaurant, Supernova or enjoy an evening cocktail from the 7th floor terrace that wraps around the hotel. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • fitness centre overlooking Times Square • concierge & tourist information desk • gift shop • children’s game area     ROOM FACILITIES ••• 480 guestrooms • mini-fridge • 42” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • iPod docking station 

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £629 Extra nights from £87 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a superior room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: superior times square view room from £48. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

ARLO NOMAD 4H Arlo Hotel NoMad is located in Midtown Manhattan, and is within easy reach of popular places of interest such as the Empire State Building, Times Square and Central Park. The guestrooms have been thoughtfully designed with playful touches and fantastic views. The first 2 floors offer inviting communal spaces, including MASSONI “Italianish” restaurant, BARlo - an innovative cocktail bar, and The Heights rooftop bar where guests will find one of the best views of the Empire State Building and surrounding area. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • 24hr marketplace/coffee shop • rooftop bar • fitness classes at nearby fitness centre • complimentary bicycle hire ROOM FACILITIES ••• sleek guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TVs • wi-fi Internet • mini-fridge • bluetooth radio • bath amenities • rain shower

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £599 Extra nights from £79 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a queen room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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SHERATON NEW YORK TIMES SQUARE 4H Effortless travel awaits you at Sheraton New York Times Square hotel. It is ideally located just steps from the Theater District, walking distance to Central Park and moments from the iconic sights, unrivalled energy, and colourful culture of Midtown Manhattan. Experience some of the best entertainment venues in the world and retreat to the dynamic hotel, featuring relaxing accommodations, city views, a fitness centre and more. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • club lounge • fitness centre • concierge • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,781 guestrooms • 37” flat-screen TV • radio • high-speed wi-fi Internet access • tea & coffee making facilities

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £769 Extra nights from £135 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a traditional room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: superior room from £12. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

THE REDBURY 4H The Redbury is located on East 29th Street and close to Madison Square Park where you’ll find yourself right in the heart of one of Manhattan’s most up-and-coming neighbourhoods. Choose between the trendy lounge bar and Italian restaurant or take a close walk to Madison Square Park to find a number of different eateries on your doorstep. After a long hard day walking through Manhattan’s many streets and avenues, you will be happy to relax in one of the newly refurbished guestrooms, offering stylish and modern design, all coming with premium bedding and Egyptian cotton sheets. When staying at The Redbury, you’re never far away from the best of New York City. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • cocktail lounge • cafeteria/gelateria • fitness centre • concierge • laundry ROOM FACILITIES ••• 265 guestrooms • mini-bar • flat screen-TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • room service

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £599 Extra nights from £79 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: deluxe room from £23. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

CROWNE PLAZA TIMES SQUARE 4H The Crowne Plaza is located on Times Square - right in the heart of Manhattan with easy access to Central Park, fabulous Fifth Avenue shopping and the endless delights of the Big Apple. All spacious guestrooms are well-equipped and offer breathtaking views of Times Square, the Manhattan skyline or the Hudson River. The hotel is the perfect place to relax after a busy day sightseeing; chill out at the Broadway 49 Bar and unwind with some pre-dinner cocktails. Try dining at the hotel and Brasserie 1605 - one of Times Square’s best restaurants, serving up great seafood and steak. If you are looking for some alternatives, the verve of Times Square is just outside your front door. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar & lounge • swimming pool • fitness centre • concierge • convenience store • gift shop • news-stand • laundry ROOM FACILITIES ••• 795 oversized guestrooms • 46” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • MP3 player • air-con

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Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £679 Extra nights from £106 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a traditional king room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: times square view room from £28. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.


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AKA WALL STREET 4H AKA Wall Street offers weekly and monthly stays in the Big Apple. The luxury apartments combine classic architecture with modern design and efficiency, showcasing open spaces and an abundance of natural light. The apartments include an abundance of amenities such as fully-equipped kitchens and luxurious king-size beds. There’s a range of outstanding on-site facilities which include a fitness centre, all-season rooftop terrace with spectacular views, and a private cinema. Blue Ribbon Federal Grill offers an exciting menu for when guests don’t want to wander far, and the prime location means that the AKA Wall Street is surrounded by world-class cultural, dining, and shopping experiences. Within walking distance there’s an abundance of transport available making it easy to explore this eclectic city.  HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • rooftop lounge • state-of-the-art fitness centre • salon • complimentary laundry ROOM FACILITIES ••• 132 spacious luxury studios, suites & penthouses • flat-screen TV • complimentary premium cable with HBO • wi-fi Internet • air-con • full kitchen with mini-fridge, dishwasher, dual burner cooktop & microwave • luxury bath amenities

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights self catering from £699 Extra nights from £111 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a premium studio including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: one bedroom apartment from £36. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

KIMBERLY APARTMENTS 4H The 160 well-furnished apartments combine traditional elegance with European flair and span over 30 floors. The building features a new extended lobby with an aquarium and concierge. ”Upstairs” the rooftop lounge has a retractable glass roof, offering breakfast and evening drinks all year round and benefits with a view of the Chrysler Building. The Kimberly is centrally located in Midtown Manhattan on East 50th Street between Lexington and Third Avenue, only a short taxi ride or a 15-20 minute walk from some of the major attractions of New York. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• laundry service • 24hr concierge • complimentary use of New York Health & Racquet Club ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1 & 2-bedroom apartments • flat-screen TV • fully-fitted kitchenette • air-con • living area (many with sofa bed)

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights self catering from £829 Extra nights from £154 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on an one bedroom apartment including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: two bedroom apartment from £207. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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GRAND HYATT NEW YORK 4H Located on the fashionable East Side, adjacent to Grand Central Station, the Grand Hyatt New York is ideally placed for those who want to explore the delights of ‘the City that Never Sleeps’. Modern throughout, the hotel provides guests with stylish accommodation, outstanding dining and first-rate facilities. With the likes of Times Square, Central Park and Broadway within easy reach, the Grand Hyatt New York is the perfect option for those seeking to explore the Big Apple. Offering just over 1,298 modern guestrooms, the hotel has the high-touch, personalised service of a much smaller boutique property, with a dedicated concierge team all committed to delivering personal and attentive levels of service to ensure that your stay is the best it can possibly be. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant, bar & lounge • 24hr grab & go market • fitness centre • laundry service • valet parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,298 sophisticated rooms & suites • flat-screen HDTV • mini-fridge • air-con • wi-fi Internet • Hyatt Grand Bed™ • bathroom amenities

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £569 Extra nights from £69 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: grand club room from £86. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

WESTIN NEW YORK AT TIMES SQUARE 4+H Towering 45 storeys above 8th Avenue and 42nd Street, and in the heart of the Broadway Theater District, the luxurious Westin is a futuristic blue and gold skyscraper - a landmark in the Times Square area of New York City. It is surrounded by the many restaurants, shops and entertainment for which Times Square is renowned. Adjacent to the hotel is the E Walk, a 200,000 square foot entertainment complex housing 13 cinema screens, a theatre, restaurants, shops and bars. All rooms come with the luxurious Westin Heavenly bed and are all furnished to a high standard with an excellent range of deluxe amenities. Grab a cocktail at Foundry Kitchen & Bar after a busy day of exploring the city and then dine at the hotel’s fine-dining restaurant. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant & bar • fitness centre • spa • sauna • in-room dining • connected to E-Walk – a retail, dining & entertainment complex

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £799 Extra nights from £151 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a traditional room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: deluxe room from £6. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 873 guestrooms • air-con • 47” flat-screen TV • mini-bar • iPod docking station • coffee maker • mini-bar • 24hr in-room dining

OMNI BERKSHIRE PLACE HOTEL 4+H Conveniently located on 52nd Street in the heart of Manhattan, Omni Berkshire places guests amongst the action, with Central Park, Times Square and the Rockefeller Center, all just mere steps away. Guestrooms and suites are designed with the feel of an Upper East Side townhouse, while remaining spacious and larger than most Manhattan accommodations. Several of the suites feature outside terraces, including the landmark Rodgers & Hammerstein Suite from where the 2 Broadway giants collaborated on their first masterpiece “Oklahoma!” in 1942. Keep active in the hotel’s state-of-the-art fitness centre or enjoy stunning views of St. Patrick’s Cathedral from the sundeck. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • terrace bar • fitness centre ROOM FACILITIES ••• 399 guestrooms & suites • mini-bar • 37” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • Italian marble bathroom • bathrobes

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Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £639 Extra nights from £90 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a deluxe guest room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: premier guest room from £17. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.


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WESTIN NEW YORK GRAND CENTRAL 4+H Experience modern features and unmatched service at the Westin New York Grand Central, ideally located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Just steps away lies the iconic Grand Central Station, opening the gates to the wider New York area and the many attractions and sightseeing opportunities to be found. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • fitness centre • concierge ROOM FACILITIES ••• 774 guestrooms & suites • 42” flat-screen HDTV • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker with Starbucks® coffee • bath amenities • 24hr room service

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £669 Extra nights from £101 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a traditional room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: deluxe room from £11. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

INTERCONTINENTAL THE BARCLAY NEW YORK 4+H The InterContinental New York Barclay, which made its grand debut to New York society in 1926 as one of the original “Railroad” hotels has recently reopened, following a 20 month top-to-bottom renovation. For generations the hotel served as one of New York’s most preferred addresses and now, The Barclay is celebrating its return with more than 420,000-square-feet of redesigned interiors. The revitalised hotel brings to life The Barclay Experience – quintessential New York sensibility, sustainable practices and a celebration of the thriving, fast-paced local culture, while continuing to offer international expertise. These touch points are expressed in the design details and service offerings at the renewed property, continuing its tradition of offering international travellers a residential experience of discreet elegance. The Barclay hotel introduces a more open and inviting lobby leading to a new spectacular Carrara marble Grand Staircase. The redesigned property also features spacious guestrooms and suites reminiscent of a classic Park Avenue home. The new Gin Parlour offers 88 premium gins alongside other preferred wines and spirits as well as a delectable locally sourced menu. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• The Gin Parlour & Dining for premium cocktails & fine dining • 24hr fitness centre • in-room beauty & salon services • Club InterContinental ROOM FACILITIES ••• 702 comfortable guestrooms • mini-bar • 45” Smart TV • tea & coffee making facilities • wi-fi Internet • air-con • 24hr room service

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £759 Extra nights from £132 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a classic room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: executive room from £47. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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THE KNICKERBOCKER HOTEL 5H The Knickerbocker is a haven of refined elegance, ideally located mere blocks from Fifth Avenue, MoMA, Rockefeller Center and Central Park. The guestrooms and suites boast incredible views of the city, bespoke furnishings, rainshowers and an abundance of modern electronics which will keep guests well connected during their stay. The Knickerbocker offers a variety of dining options, from a dazzling culinary experience at The Knick, to outstanding views of Times Square with accompanying cocktails at St. Cloud Rooftop Bar. Once playing host to legendary bigwigs, actresses, oil tycoons and sports figures, The Knickerbocker truly is an amazing place to stay – it’s even rumoured that the martini was invented at the hotel. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • rooftop bar & lounge • coffee shop • cigar lounge • live Jazz weekly • full moon parties with live DJ’s • valet parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• sleek & modern guestrooms & suites • smart TV • in-room tablet • wi-fi Internet • fully stocked mini-bar • grooming amenities • bath robes • luxury bath amenities • sound-proof windows & automatic blackout drapes • goosedown pillows & feather beds

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £699 Extra nights from £118 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a superior room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: premier city view room from £136. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

JW MARRIOTT ESSEX HOUSE NEW YORK 5H This bastion of New York’s Art Déco heritage is a throwback to the 20s and 30s - the golden ages of travel and style, opulence and elegance. Located on Central Park South and midway between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, the hotel towers over Central Park and is close to the buzz of Broadway. Columbus Circle, the Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and the Fifth Avenue shops are all within an easy walk. The décor is warm, rich and welcoming, and if you’re considering upgrading your room, you’ll be rewarded with memorable views across Central Park or of the Manhattan skyline. A stay at the Essex House will offer guests truly refined levels of comfort, elegance and style - a calm oasis in which to escape the city bustle and a real treat for any New York stay. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant & bar • fitness centre • spa • gift shop • concierge • valet parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 528 guestrooms & suites • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • iPod dock • wi-fi  Internet • air-con • bathrobes & slippers • bath amenities • air-con • 24hr room service

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £929 Extra nights from £187 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on an essex room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: central park view room from £54. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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LOTTE NEW YORK PALACE 5H Combining old-world elegance with present-day luxury, Lotte New York Palace offers the pinnacle of service, spacious guestrooms and extraordinary suites. With unique dining venues, such as VILLARD Restaurant, Pomme Palais, and an array of lounges, Lotte New York Palace offers everything from imaginative breakfast dishes to signature cocktails. The hotel’s spa offers an array of luxury treatments and spa packages, combining massages, facials and body treatments, provided by experienced specialists. Every experience at The Palace can be customised to the desires of the guest. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • 3 bars • boutique bakery • fitness centre • spa • concierge ROOM FACILITIES ••• 909 guestrooms & suites including 176 exclusive Towers rooms • 42” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • bathrobes • Molton Brown bathroom amenities • in-room dining

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £829 Extra nights from £156 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a superior room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: tower room from £87. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

VICEROY CENTRAL PARK 5H Bringing a new light to West 57th Street, the Viceroy Central Park has a distinctive style and pulse that captures the spirit of Manhattan. Each guestroom is unique in detail and designed with elegant customised furniture, maximum space and brilliantly comfortable beds. Kingside, located on street level of the hotel, offers guests a menu which has taken inspiration from Chef Marc Murphy’s French heritage, Italian roots and American schooling. Capping the top of the hotel is The Roof, a fantastic indoor and outdoor bar where guests have the opportunity to enjoy a cocktail, while soaking up uninterrupted views of Central Park and New York’s skyline. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • rooftop lounge & bar • 24hr fitness centre • 24hr room service ROOM FACILITIES ••• mini-bar • 40” flat-screen Smart TV • Beats by Dr.Dre™ Beatbox Portable™ Sound System • wi-fi Internet • Illy Espresso Maker • bath amenities

Upgrade to Business Class from £599 each way 3 nights room only from £599 Extra nights from £84 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a viceroy superior room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £253. Room upgrades: viceroy deluxe room from £8. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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Atlantic City & Philadelphia

Discover Philadelphia where the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776. Today, historic landmarks such as the Liberty Bell complement the major sights you would expect to find in a thriving modern city. Beyond Philadelphia, discover beaches and world-class casino resorts of Atlantic City. Enjoy spectacular dining, entertainment, nightlife and shopping options.

HARRAH’S RESORT ATLANTIC CITY 4H

CAESARS ATLANTIC CITY 4H

With its sophisticated marina setting and world-class resort amenities, Harrah’s Resort has become the premier Atlantic City destination, boasting the tallest hotel tower and so much non-stop action you’ll never want to leave. Stay in 1 of over 2,000 plush room and suites, enjoying waterfront views. Indulge in the Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa, relax within a 90-foot high glass dome, the perfect tropical oasis by day and the city’s hottest club scene at night. Dine with 12 on-site restaurants, including Martorano’s and The Steakhouse and shops at the Waterfront.

The Caesars Atlantic City is set against the Atlantic City Beach on Pacific Avenue, near the Boardwalk and Steel Pier. The resort is at the centre of it all with its famous casino and over 1,100 hotel rooms and suites. This iconic Atlantic City hotel is inspired by the beauty of ancient Rome and offers a distinctive experience. Enjoy one of the most extravagant casino floors, with over 145,000 square feet of the most thrilling slots and table games in Atlantic City. Indulge yourself at the Qua Baths and Spa, shop at the oceanfront Pier complex, try one of the many restaurants including Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill and finish the night off at 2100 Bar & Lounge.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 12 restaurants • nightclub • lounge • bars • casino • boutiques • swimming pool • family fun centre • spa • fitness centre • salon • cookery school ROOM FACILITIES ••• 2,590 guestrooms & suites • 42” flat-screen TV • air-con • wi-fi Internet

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HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 16 restaurants • nightclub • lounge • bars • casino • boutiques • steam baths • spa • salon • fitness centre • rooftop pool • Circus Maximus Theater ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,141 guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • air-con • wi-fi Internet

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DOUBLETREE BY HILTON PHILADELPHIA CENTER CITY 4H Located on the Avenue of the Arts and 9 miles from Philadelphia International Airport, enjoy views of the Delaware River and downtown Philadelphia from your comfortable room at the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City. Ideally located near attractions such as the Pennsylvania Convention Centre, City Hall and the Liberty Bell, guests can soak up the best that this intriguing city has to offer. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • swimming pool • fitness centre ROOM FACILITIES ••• mini-fridge • LCD flat-screen TV • clock radio • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker

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LOEWS PHILADELPHIA 4H Designated a National Historic Landmark as the world’s first Modernist skyscraper, Loews Philadelphia preserves its past with black-granite floors and Art Déco Cartier clocks. After 70 years, it still stands proudly in the heart of Philadelphia’s city centre. Feel the comforts of home in accommodation that perfectly balance the contemporary with the elegant. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lounge • bar • pool • fitness centre • spa • babysitting service • kids’ club • parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 581 guestrooms & 12 suites • flat-screen TV • radio • wi-fi Internet • Keurig coffee maker • 24hr room service Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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PHILADELPHIA MARRIOTT DOWNTOWN 4H Welcoming guests with exceptional service, Philadelphia Marriott Downtown has an incredible city centre location which makes it easy for those who stay to make the most out of their visit. The well-designed rooms and suites offer deluxe bedding, thoughtful amenities and some boast high ceilings and oversized windows. Circ, the signature restaurant, serves creative American cuisine and craft cocktails, and 13 Restaurant provides a casual dining experience. Guests can get a caffeine kick at the on-site Starbucks before taking advantage of the unparalleled location to explore vibrant downtown Philly and all it has to offer from the zoo and art museum, as well as Liberty Bell and Penn’s Landing. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • Starbucks coffee shop • indoor swimming pool • 24hr fitness centre • valet parking (charge)

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ROOM FACILITIES ••• comfortable guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • radio • air-con • coffee maker • minifridge • iron & ironing board • bath amenities

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Boston & Beyond

A city of enormous charm, Boston is many people’s first taste of New England, and its small-town atmosphere combines gracious 18th-Century townhouses with cobbled streets and modern skyscrapers. After shopping on Newbury Street or watching a baseball game at Fenway Park, head out of town to the beaches and pretty villages of Cape Cod, or to stylish Newport in Rhode Island. Boston is also the ideal place to start a road trip to the forests and mountains of Massachusetts and the surrounding states that make up beautiful New England.

Hotels 1. The Langham 2. Yotel Boston 3. Sheraton Boston 4. Boston Park Plaza 5. Westin Boston Waterfront 6. Fairmont Copley Plaza Cambridge 7. The Godfrey 8. Omni Parker House 9. Copley Square Hotel

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GO BOSTON® CARD

OLD TOWN TROLLEY TOUR

WHALE WATCHING CRUISE

The Go Boston® Card is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility when visiting Boston. Save up to 55% off retail prices with this all-access pass that includes admission to over 45 attractions and tours for one low price! All 3-day or higher passes include a choice of a Boston Duck Tour, Whale Watch and selected Boston Red Sox games. Enjoy the flexibility of picking your attractions when you get to Boston and do as much as you want in a day.

Departures and Duration: Daily, 1.5hrs to all day Hop aboard a trolley and you’ll experience ‘Transportainment’, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment. Visit both colonial and contemporary Boston and see dozens of the historic sites and structures that have been preserved and maintained. With Old Town Trolley Tours, you can avoid costly parking and city driving while exploring at your own pace as you hop on and off the trolley. Old Town Trolley Tours are the best way to see the city!

Departures and Duration: Daily from Apr-Oct, 3.5hrs Travel by high-speed catamaran to Stellwagon Bank Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds and more. It’s home to several kinds of large whales including humpbacks, finbacks, minkes, pilot whales and the critically endangered right whales. All narrated by trained naturalists who will share their knowledge throughout.

Prices from 1 Day £50 per adult, £33 per child 2 Day £70 per adult, £50 per child (3-12yrs) 3 Day £100 per adult, £67 per child (3-12yrs).

Prices from 1 Day £39 per adult, £20 per child (4-12yrs) 2 Day £58 per adult, £29 per child (4-12yrs).

Prices from £47 per adult, £32 per child (3-11yrs).

YOTEL BOSTON 3H

COPLEY SQUARE HOTEL 4H

Yotel Boston invites guests to experience first class accommodations without the hefty price tag. Well-designed spaces allow guests to relax and soak up the laid back atmosphere in the heart of Boston’s trendy Innovation District. Just steps away lie Boston Harbour, museums and the financial district, plus local transport options are also close by.

Built in 1891 and retaining many of its original features, the Copley Square Hotel offers great value for money, and is a longstanding favourite with returning visitors. Situated right in the heart of Boston’s historic Back Bay, close to the Prudential Centre and across the street from the Copley Place shopping mall. Boston’s other major attractions are within easy walking distance, including the trendy shopping on Newbury Street. Over the years, the hotel has hosted legendary jazz singers such as Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and Billie Holliday, all of whom have added to the hotel’s rich legacy.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant & bar • rooftop bar • 24hr fitness centre • meditation classes on select days • valet parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• ultra modern guestrooms & suites • smart TV • wi-fi Internet • adjustable mood lighting • iron & ironing board • fully adjustable Smartbed with Serta gel mattress • rain shower • bath amenities

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lounge • nightclub • wi-fi Internet • fitness centre • nightly wine down hour ROOM FACILITIES ••• 148 comfortable guestrooms • 37” HDTV • tea & coffee making facilities

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BOSTON PARK PLAZA 4H

WESTIN BOSTON WATERFRONT 4H

Following a $100m renovation, this 91-year old Boston landmark is once again welcoming guests with its prehistoric charm and contemporary elegance. Renowned as one of the best hotels in Boston it boasts an enviable location amongst shopping, restaurants, tourist attractions and transport.

This hotel is perfect for those seeking a calm haven. First-class amenities include an indoor swimming pool and a waterfront restaurant. Vertical gardens in the lobby and interiors designed from natural materials evoke a tranquil, upmarket ambience. The property’s waterfront location offers easy access to the revitalised harbour area and also to the numerous attractions Boston has to offer.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • bar • coffee shop • fitness centre • concierge • Topgolf swing suite ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,054 guestrooms & suites • smart TV • black out blinds • bedside USB charging ports • Keurig coffee maker • Pure by Gloss© bath amenities

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • Irish pub • 2 bars • Starbucks coffee shop • heated indoor swimming pool • whirlpool • state-of-the-art fitness centre • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 793 guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • radio • wi-fi Internet • air-con • mini-bar • coffee maker with Starbucks coffee • bathrobes • iron & ironing board

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SHERATON BOSTON 4H

THE GODFREY 4H

This large, contemporary, high-rise hotel is conveniently located in the Back Bay area of central Boston - home to a fantastic range of boutiques along fashionable Newbury Street, and plentiful choices for evening entertainment from dining to drinking and dancing. The Sheraton is directly connected to the shops in the Prudential Center and in the Copley Place Mall. Amongst its many handy facilities is a huge swimming pool with retractable glass ceiling, ideal for some relaxed leisure time should you need a break from the sights and shops. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • café • coffee shop • indoor swimming pool with retractable roof • fitness centre • spa • gift shop

Ideally situated within easy shopping-bag-carrying distance to some of Boston’s best boutiques and department stores, and stumbling distance to restaurants and bars, The Godfrey Hotel Boston is the perfect place for those wanting to see and do as much as possible during their stay. Guestrooms have been meticulously appointed to present tailored, yet informal comfort, and come complete with a long list of amenities to ensure an enjoyable stay. Offering options for dining indulgence from dawn until late night, guests won’t go hungry after a night at the Boston Opera House, or an early morning run in the city that’s home to the world’s oldest and most prestigious marathon.

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,220 guestrooms • 55” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee making facilities • room service

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • café • 24hr fitness centre • complimentary bicycles (seasonal) • complimentary overnight shoe shine • valet parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 55” HDTV • smartphone-to-TV media streaming • BOSE Bluetooth speakers • wi-fi Internet • Keurig coffee maker • bath amenities

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OMNI PARKER HOUSE 4+H The Omni Parker House, America’s longest continuously operating hotel, has been a Boston landmark since 1855. As you pass through its sculpted bronze doors, you’ll become immersed in its luxurious ambience of timeless elegance which continues through to the guestrooms, where distinguished décor will serve to make your stay truly comfortable. Historic charm aside, the Omni also boasts a fabulous position right on the Freedom Trail at the foot of Beacon Hill. Its location in the heart of downtown Boston will put you within easy reach of all the famous sights, with the Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Quincy Market, the Financial District and the Boston waterfront all an easy walk away. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • 2 bars • lounge • 24hr fitness centre • wi-fi Internet • concierge • gift shop • valet parking • kids’ club ROOM FACILITIES ••• 551 guestrooms • flat-screen HDTV • air-con • coffee maker • 24hr room service

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FAIRMONT COPLEY PLAZA 4+H This luxury downtown Boston landmark hotel has been a symbol of the city’s rich history and elegance since its gala opening in 1912. Fairmont Copley Plaza offers 383 lavish guestrooms, including 17 elegant suites. Every room has a modern look, while keeping the downtown hotel’s rich history and Back Bay location in mind. Centrally located in Boston’s historic Back Bay, Fairmont Copley Plaza sits steps away from the Boston Public Library, historic Beacon Hill, and the Freedom Trail. The historic landmark Back Bay hotel is located only a few blocks from the Hynes Convention Center, Copley Place Mall and the boutiques of Newbury Street. In addition to 24-hour daily in-room dining service, the Boston hotel is home to one of the hottest drinking and dining destinations in the city - OAK Long Bar + Kitchen. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • fitness centre • hotel’s pet dog available for walks ROOM FACILITIES ••• 383 elegant guestrooms • mini-bar • 46” flat-screen HDTV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • 24hr room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Moderate room from £102 Fairmont room from £106 Deluxe room from £141

THE LANGHAM, BOSTON 5H The Langham, Boston occupies the original Federal Reserve Bank and combines classic architectural elegance with legendary hospitality to offer an oasis of luxury in the heart of the city. Overlooking Post Office Square Park in the heart of Boston’s financial district, the hotel puts you within easy walking distance of the Freedom Trail, Faneuil Hall, the Waterfront and the Downtown Crossing shopping area. With its comfortable rooms and relaxing facilities, The Langham, Boston represents an ideal choice for any discerning traveller. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • bar • lounge • indoor swimming pool • gym • spa • whirlpool ROOM FACILITIES ••• 317 guestrooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • iPod dock • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • 24hr room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Superior room from £108 Deluxe room from £130

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NEW ENGLAND Days 1 & 2: Boston

8 day New England Explorer

On arrival, pick up your car and proceed to your hotel where your self drive kit will be waiting for you. The next day is free to explore Boston - the cradle of American liberty.

2019 Departures: Daily, Apr - Oct

Day 3: Boston – Coastal Maine Wind your way north, passing some of the coast’s finest beaches, seascapes and charming harbour towns. Enjoy the old-time seaport atmosphere of Portsmouth, New Hampshire and its wealth of historic buildings before crossing into Maine.

Day 4: Coastal Maine – White Mountains Drive inland towards the spectacular scenery of the White mountains, the “rooftop of New England,” a landscape dotted with historic villages and enchanting covered bridges.

Day 5: White Mountains – Stowe Traverse the White Mountains, a route that takes you through some of New England’s most beautiful scenery. See pictureperfect villages and some of Vermont’s famous covered bridges.

Day 6: Stowe - Connecticut River Valley Drive alongside the Green Mountains of Vermont - part of the Appalachian Mountains - and through the Connecticut River Valley.

Day 7: Connecticut River Valley – Cape Cod Journey south towards the Massachusetts coast, passing through historic Newport. Explore magnificent Cape Cod with its high cliffs, rolling dunes, broad beaches, miles of walking trails, picturesque villages and delicious seafood.

Day 8: Cape Cod – Boston En route to Boston, visit Sandwich - the Cape’s oldest town - or Plymouth - a living panorama of Pilgrim and Colonial times with a full-scale reproduction of tall ship, the Mayflower II.

PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ accommodation on a room-only basis • 8 days fully-inclusive compact car hire Prices are per person based on twin share

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DOUBLETREE BY HILTON CAPE COD 3H

CAPE CODDER RESORT & SPA, HYANNIS 3H

The DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Cod – Hyannis, situated in the heart of Cape Cod, is conveniently located minutes from vibrant main street Hyannis and the Hyannis waterfront area – where ferries to Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard depart. Highly rated, this hotel provides a wonderful central starting point to explore the many attractions, beaches, restaurants and shopping areas of the seaside getaway of Cape Cod. Indulge on a fresh, warm DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie on arrival as you settle into your comfortable and modern surroundings. Relax by the outdoor pool, maintain your fitness in the expansive fitness centre or enjoy an American-style meal in one of the hotel’s dining options. Chat with new friends as you enjoy a beverage on the outdoor patio and fire pit area. All guestrooms at this hotel feature modern amenities including wi-fi Internet and 42” flat-screen TVs.

A 5-minute drive from downtown Hyannis, and close to the town’s main shopping malls, this popular hotel is conveniently located for exploring the whole of the Cape. Less than 2 miles from the beach, the Cape Codder offers a great range of facilities, including an indoor swimming complex with wave pool and slides - a huge plus for families with children - as well as outdoor movies and a wine bar where you can enjoy jazz at the weekends.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • 2 bars • indoor swimming pool • outdoor swimming pool (seasonal) • fitness centre • courtyard with firepit

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 261 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • mini-fridge • room service

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants (a third outdoor dining option & bar during July & August) • bar • outdoor saltwater pool with waterfall • indoor waterpark, wave pool & slides • whirlpool • award-winning Beach Plum Spa offering manicures, pedicures & a full range of services • fitness centre • games room • outdoor movies & bonfires (seasonal) • kids’ activities

ROOM FACILITIES ••• DoubleTree by Hilton Sweet Dreams bed • mini-fridge • 42” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker

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NEW ENGLAND H OT E L S

HOTEL VIKING, NEWPORT (RHODE ISLAND) 3+H

GOLDEN EAGLE RESORT, STOWE (VERMONT) 3H

Colonial Newport is the perfect place for a relaxing beach holiday or for visiting the area’s palatial summer mansions. The Viking is located in the heart of the Historic Hill neighbourhood and within walking distance of its many attractions. Exuding all the character and discreet service of a boutique hotel, this historic landmark was built in 1926 by the people of Newport. Its elegant public areas give a sense of the lifestyles of the rich and famous - John F Kennedy is among the hotel’s former guests.

The Golden Eagle lies just a half mile from the historic village of Stowe and occupies a 33-acre tract of parkland that affords fabulous mountain views. The resort comprises a series of small country houses, some equipped with their own lounge and wood-burning fireplace. The emphasis is on the outdoors with plenty of nature walks and mountain bike trails to explore, and relaxing pools, hot tub and spa in which to unwind.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • rooftop bar & terrace (seasonal) • heated indoor pool • fitness centre • whirlpool • spa

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • 2 swimming pools • whirlpool & sauna • fitness centre • tennis • golf discounts at nearby courses • mountain bikes • nature trails • fishing • children’s playground

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 208 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • room service

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 89 guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable

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THE PRESS HOTEL, PORTLAND (MAINE) 4H The Press Hotel was once the Grannett Building, which housed the offices and printing plant for the Portland Press Herald, the state’s largest newspaper. Now a stunning hotel, it has retained almost all of the building’s architectural details, including its vintage exterior lettering. Taking inspiration from 1920s writer’s offices, each of the hotel’s exquisite guestrooms and suites feature a vintage-styled journalist desk, wood floors with herringbone area rug, plus oversized windows providing natural light and fresh Maine air. The excellent location in Portland provides guests easy access to fantastic places such as Casco Bay, invigorating hikes, and the nightlife and culture of Portland with its fantastic dining options. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• casual restaurant serving breakfast, lunch & dinner • lobby bar specialising in hand-crafted cocktails • 24hr fitness centre • art gallery • valet parking (charge) • complimentary airport shuttle ROOM FACILITIES ••• 110 elegant & modern guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • radio • air-con • mini-fridge • coffee maker • iron & ironing board • marble bathroom

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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NORTH CONWAY GRAND, NORTH CONWAY (NEW HAMPSHIRE) 3+H The North Conway Grand is situated on 95 acres of land in the heart of North Conway, one of the most popular resorts in the Mount Washington Valley. This delightful hotel is directly adjacent to the shops of Settler’s Green - the largest factory outlet village in New England - and so a great place to hunt for bargains. With plenty of childrens’ activities, it caters well for families and also makes a comfortable base from which to explore the beautiful White Mountains. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • indoor pool • outdoor pool (seasonal) • kiddie pool • fitness centre • whirlpool • sauna • spa • children’s pool, playground & activities • movie room ROOM FACILITIES ••• 200 guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • DVD player • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee making facilities • microwave

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£86

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Washington, DC

Washington, DC is a vibrant city, with a youthful energy that is perhaps not immediately associated with the nation’s capital. It offers a fantastic blend of sightseeing, shopping, entertainment and dining opportunities. You could tour the US Capital or visit the emotional sites of the WWII Memorial and Holocaust Museum. Alternatively, spend your days in historic Georgetown, or exploring the 19 free museums of the Smithsonian Institute and then head to the cool Dupont Circle or Adams-Morgan districts in the evening.

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ALL LOOPS WASHINGTON, DC

BIKE THE CAPITAL TOUR

Daily Discover Washington, DC with the freedom of a Hop-on Hop-off city tour aboard a double-decker bus! With unlimited access to all 4 routes, you can visit iconic sites including The White House, Union Station and the Lincoln Memorial. Choose between a 24 or 48-hour ticket and learn about political, patriotic, cultural and historical aspects of the city.

Daily for 3 hrs Discover the best of what vibrant Washington, DC has to offer. There is no better way to get up close and personal with all the great sites of Washington, DC than from the seat of a bike. Knowledgeable guides will entertain you with fascinating stories about the city’s eventful history, while making sure you visit all of the city’s landmarks. Comfortable bikes and a smooth route make for a fun and relaxing tour.

Prices from £50 per adult, £34 per child (3-12yrs).

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WA S H I N G TO N, D C H OT E L S

THE NORMANDY HOTEL 3H

WASHINGTON HILTON 4H

Blending sophisticated style with modern amenities, The Normandy Hotel is an inviting urban oasis amidst all the excitement Washington, DC has to offer. Sitting just off Connecticut Avenue, tucked among the stately embassies and treelined streets of peaceful Kalorama, The Normandy awakes each day to a wide spectrum of possibilities. The neighbourhood features diverse dining, shopping, and entertainment options, and the world-famous museums and sites of downtown are just over a mile away. Each of the European-inspired guestrooms emphasise nostalgic flair, and have plenty of modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay.

The Washington Hilton makes a great holiday hotel choice, situated on several acres near Dupont Circle in the heart of the nation’s capital. A short walk away are plenty of restaurants, and the Hilton’s relaxed outdoor swimming pool is a huge bonus in the summer months. The hotel is a mile from Georgetown and just 4 blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro Station on the Red Line, making sightseeing and getting around DC an easy experience.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• buffet breakfast available (charge) • complimentary cookies available in lobby Mon-Fri • afternoon tea & coffee (in the lobby) • complimentary wine & cheese social hour Mon-Fri 5-6pm • complimentary access to nearby fitness cemtre & spa • valet parking (charge)

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,107 guestrooms • 32” flat-screen HDTV • wi-fi Internet • aircon • coffee maker • bath amenities

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • coffee shop • 2 bars • outdoor swimming pool (seasonal) • children’s wading pool • fitness centre • gift shop

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 75 chic guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • Nespresso coffee makers • marble bathrooms

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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£50

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OMNI SHOREHAM 4H

FAIRMONT WASHINGTON 5H

Situated in Northwest Washington’s picturesque Rock Creek Park, the classicallystyled and elegant Omni Shoreham hotel boasts a lovely resort-style setting with its own outdoor swimming pool and gardens. Plenty of bars, restaurants and shops are nearby, plus the Adams Morgan district and National Zoo are within a few minutes walk. Bus stops are just one block from the hotel and, with the closest Metro station of Woodley Park/Zoo also just a couple of minutes away, the location is really convenient for getting into the centre of DC to visit the famous sights of Capitol Hill, the White House and the free museums of the Smithsonian Institute. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • coffee shop • bar • outdoor swimming pool (seasonal) • fitness centre • spa 

Located adjacent to Washington, DC’s renowned Georgetown, the Fairmont Washington serves as a warm and welcoming hotel that prides itself on bringing enormous amounts of luxury and an attentive level of service to travellers seeking something extra special when visiting the USA’s capital. Providing comfort for business and leisure visitors alike, the hotel is great for seeing the sights and sounds of the city by presenting an ease of access to the numerous highlights and landmarks of the city. The hotel itself houses plenty of soothing and recreational facilities, exquisite dining venues and a total of 415 newly renovated spacious accommodations that set the tone for what is sure to be an unforgettable holiday in the USA.

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 834 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • MP3 dock • air-con • coffee maker • 24hr room service

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • 2 bars • wi-fi Internet • indoor swimming pool • whirlpool • sauna • steam room • fitness suite • fitness classes • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 415 newly renovated spacious guestrooms • 49” HDTV • multi-media panel • coffee maker

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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Chicago

Chicago is a city of enormous variety, from parks and beaches to live jazz and blues clubs. The Loop, as the main downtown area is known, is a bustling area and boasts endless things to do. Chicago was also the birthplace of the skyscraper, and legendary architects have left their mark on the city – none more so than in the form of Willis Tower, America’s tallest building. The third most populous city after New York and Los Angeles, it has a more laid-back feel than its coastal rivals – perhaps that’s something to do with the sands of Lake Michigan that edge the city centre.

360 CHICAGO

INSIDE CHICAGO AND PIZZA TOUR

Departures: Daily from 09.00am - 11.00pm (last entry 10.30pm) 360 CHICAGO is one of Chicago’s most visited tourist attractions and is located 1,000 feet above The Magnificent Mile®. Voted by Travel + Leisure as having “The Best View of Chicago”, 360 CHICAGO also offers TILT, a one-of-a-kind experience tilting guests out and over the city giving the most thrilling views of Chicago.

Departures & Duration: Daily - 5.5hrs. 9.30am, 10.00am (low season) & 11.30am Taste the ‘real Chicago’ with a comprehensive tour of the city’s most popular, essential highlights. Find yourself immersed in the beating heart of downtown Chicago and take in must-see sights such as Grant Park, Museum Campus and much more. After your tour, enjoy a real Chicago Style pizza at one of the most popular pizza restaurants in Downtown Chicago.

Prices from £14 per adult, £11 per child (5-14 yrs).

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Prices from £57 per adult, £35 per child (5-14yrs).


CHICAGO H OT E L S

WARWICK ALLERTON-CHICAGO 4H Combining stunning historic architecture from the 1920s with modern features and services, Warwick Allerton – Chicago offers the perfect place to stay while visiting the windy city. Sophisticated guestrooms and suites provide upscale amenities, while the attractions of Downtown Chicago are all close by thanks to a prime position on Magnificent Mile. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar/lounge • 24hr fitness centre • valet parking • laundry & dry cleaning service • concierge ROOM FACILITIES ••• flat-screen TV • iHome docking station • wi-fi Internet • marble bathrooms • bath amenities Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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RAFFAELLO 4H Raffaello Chicago is centrally located on Michigan Avenue and the famed Magnificent Mile in the heart of the Gold Coast. Raffaello offers luxurious boutique accommodation, and personalised service to ensure a memorable stay. Each guestroom reflects European style with soothing accents, subtle earth tones and modern amenities. During their stay, guests can enjoy tantalising seafood and pasta dishes at the Pelago Ristorante, then wash it down with a refreshing cocktail at Drumbar, rated one of the top 10 bars in Chicago.   HOTEL FACILITIES ••• Italian style restaurant • cocktail bar • fitness centre • rooftop terrace • valet & self parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• elegant European style guestrooms & suites • flat-screen LED TV • wi-fi Internet • iHome • mini-fridge • microwave • mini-bar • Keurig coffee maker • bathrobes • GUYandGIRL bath amenities • rainforest shower • luxury Egyptian cotton bedding

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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PALMER HOUSE, A HILTON HOTEL 4H North America’s most established hotel, Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel first opened its doors in 1871 and has remained the place to “see and be seen” in downtown Chicago. The hotel continues evolving to serve you with the latest conveniences and comforts in meetings, accommodations and dining, with the recent completion of a $215m renovation - offering a hip and historic blend of modern nuances and Chicago cultural significance. The hotel is walking distance to the Blue Line and the Orange Line stations for quick transport to O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport, and is steps from the action along State Street, The Art Institute of Chicago, Millennium Park and more. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • 2 bars • lounge • fitness centre • spa • indoor pool • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,641 guestrooms • 37” flat-screen HDTV • MP3 dock • wi-fi Internet • HCN navigator tablets • room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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The Southern States

The Southern States at a glance The historic and multi-cultural Southern States, stretching from Louisiana to Georgia and up to Kentucky, offer a mixture of experiences for visitors of all tastes to enjoy. From Civil Rights to Civil War, from cotton fields to plantation homes and from Martin Luther King to Elvis, the South evokes many thoughts and images. Relax with a round of golf or a day at the fine beaches of South Carolina. Stroll the leafy streets of beautiful Savannah and Charleston, and savour the South’s unique and distinctive musical heritage: country in Nashville, blues in Memphis, jazz in New Orleans and traditional bluegrass in the Appalachian Mountains. 250

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AMAZING WILDLIFE

Enjoy a back stage tour and concert at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville - it’s a must-see for everyone in Music City! Walk in the footsteps of country music’s superstars and get an exclusive look at what happens behind the scenes of the show that made country music famous! Head to Texas for family-friendly ranches and authentic cowboy experiences and a great sports, arts and culture scene awaits you in Dallas, including the world renowned Dallas Cowboys. Visit the beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, and experience history in San Antonio, with the Alamo and the designated UNESCO World Heritage missions. Texas is a diverse state with many different landscapes and experiences to be enjoyed.

Louisiana is home to the Creole Nature Trail, which can be found just outside Lake Charles to the West of the state. Along this distinctive series of highways lie a wide variety of world-famous wildlife including alligators, birds, butterflies, and fish are found.

GREAT JOURNEY Take a trip down Highway 61, Blues Highway, through the Delta cotton fields of Mississippi to New Orleans. WHERE TO GO FOR ADVENTURE Experience the great outdoors, with zip lining and mountain biking, or enjoy horse riding or rafting in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Head to Texas for ranches and authentic cowboy experiences. DATES FOR THE DIARY The final parade of Mardi Gras falls on Shrove Tuesday, and starts 10 days prior. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival at the end of April is another essential New Orleans musical event. Austin’s SXSW (South by Southwest) Music & Film festival is the largest of its kind in the world and kicks off in early March.

FAMILY FUN Visit Dollywood Theme Park in Pigeon Forge for award-winning rides, entertainment and service. Dolphin watching is also a must around Ship Island off the Mississippi Gulf Coast. WATER PARADISE Louisiana is an outdoor state with bayous, rivers and lakes galore, there are so many opportunities, not to mention the Mighty Mississippi which runs through the state all the way down to the Gulf just south of New Orleans. Take a sedate journey back in time on one of the Paddle Steamers along the Mississippi, enjoying the Jazz music and visiting the Plantation Homes on the Great River Road along the way – it’s a truly Louisianan experience! LOCAL CUISINE Try Gus’s Fried Chicken in downtown Memphis. Be early, as when it’s gone, it’s gone! LIVE LIKE A LOCAL Follow the Urban Bourbon Trail in Louisville with more than 50 different bars each offering more than 50 different bourbons. Visit quirky, up-and-coming musicians and bands in the honky tonks and bars of East Nashville.

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T H E S O U T H E R N S TAT E S

12 day Deep South & Delta Blues Atlanta • Birmingham • New Orleans • Natchez • Clarksdale • Memphis • Nashville

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Enjoy a Mississippi riverboat dinner cruise in New Orleans • Experience the colourful live music scenes of Beale Street, Nashville, Broadway, Memphis and Bourbon Street, New Orleans • Visit Elvis’ mansion, turned mecca to the man himself - Graceland • Indulge in Cajun culture and cuisine • Take the Mississippi River Road Natchez and visit Houmas House Plantation and Gardens

2019 Departures: Apr 6, 24; May 11; Jun 8; Jul 7; Aug 24; Sep 7, 30; Oct 19; Nov 16 Day 1: Atlanta

Day 7: Natchez – Clarksdale

Welcome to Atlanta. On arrival, transfer independently to your hotel and the rest of the day is at your leisure. A welcome meeting with your guide and fellow travellers will be held at 6pm in your hotel. Country Inn & Suites Atlanta Airport South

Next up is Clarksdale and the Hopson Plantation where your tour leader will give you some history, including the system of sharecropping and the evolution of the cotton industry. Within the town itself, you’ll find the Delta Blues Museum and a visit to Red’s is definitely recommended for live music, it’s an authentic ‘juke joint’ where you’ll be transported to the real heart of the South! (B) Hampton Inn Clarksdale

Day 2: Atlanta – Birmingham Head west into Alabama and to the state’s largest city - Birmingham. This city was the primary site of the Civil Rights Movement and where Dr Martin Luther King Jr. began his campaign of peaceful protest and civil disobedience. Make a visit to the Civil Rights Institute for an excellent introduction to the region’s volatile history. (B) Drury

Inn & Suites Birmingham Grandview Days 3 - 5: Birmingham – New Orleans Welcome to the cultural melting pot of the Deep South - New Orleans. Also known as the ‘Big Easy’, the eclectic mix of European, Creole and Cajun culture manifests LAND of the architecture, cuisine and musical scene. Over 3 days, take in in every aspect AIR the sights and sounds of Bourbon Street, relax in the Garden District, absorb the RAIL ambience of the French Quarter and step back in time on your included Mississippi CRUISE 1 dinner NIGHTS cruise. STAYED Your evenings in New Orleans will be easily spent as there is riverboat much to do, including enjoying some of the many live music performances. (B, BD, B)

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Depart the ‘Big Easy’ for Natchez, stopping at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens en route. 1 The antebellum estate, completed Atlanta in 1828, boasts 38 lush acres of Georgia gardens, ponds and a majestic live oak alley. In Natchez, take a selfguided walking tour through the streets of Natchez’ historic district with its 50 plus antebellum homes and historic churches. (B) The Guest House

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Days 8 & 9: Clarksdale – Memphis Depart Claksdale and cross into Tennessee and Memphis. In Memphis, head to Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley, who influenced country, blues and rock ‘n’ roll music. You’ll also have the chance to visit the legendary Sun Studios, where Johnny Cash, amongst others, plied their trade, the Gibson guitar factory and the National Civil Rights Museum. (B) Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown

Days 10 & 11: Nashville Make your way to Nashville - the undisputed capital of country music. Home to the Country Music Hall of Fame and the famous Wildhorse Saloon, Nashville’s main street, Broadway, is lined with honky-tonks and intimate live music venues playing not only country, but all genres of music, and offers the perfect opportunity to try some line dancing (select nights only). Highly recommended, if time permits, is a performance at the Grand Ole Opry. (B) The Capitol Hotel Downtown Nashville

Day 12: Nashville – Atlanta On your final day, there is the option of stopping in Lynchburg at the Jack Daniel’s distillery before your tour concludes in Atlanta around 6pm. (B)

PRICES INCLUDE • 11 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar     • Meals as specified: 11 breakfasts & 1 dinner • Touring by private air-conditioned small group vehicle with free wi-fi Internet • Services of a professional Tour Leader Prices are per person based on twin share and local guides Standard from  • Transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary Single supplements available upon request

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Memphis • Vicksburg • Natchez • St. Francisville • Baton Rouge • Nottoway Plantation • New Orleans

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LAND AIR Departures: Feb 24; Mar RAIL CRUISE 1 NIGHTS STAYED

• 7-night cruise on board the American Queen, the largest, most opulent riverboat in the world • Discover the legends of the Lower Mississippi as you cruise from Memphis to New Orleans • Remarkable shore excursions included in every port of call • Excellent entertainment worthy of Broadway and luxurious onboard amenities • Explore the vibrant cities of Memphis and New Orleans

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Day 1: Arrive Memphis

Upon arrival in Memphis, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. Spend your first evening exploring the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll. Take a walk along Beale Street or head to the B.B.LAND King Blues Club and Grill.

capitol building which, is the largest in the USA and home to the Old State Capital which affords wonderful views from the Observation Deck on the 27th floor. (BLD)

Day 7: St. Francisville

Day 2: Memphis & American Queen Boarding

The oldest town in Louisiana’s Florida Parishes sits on the bluffs of the Mississippi River and boasts over 140 buildings waiting to be explored. (BLD)

Day 2 is free to enjoy the sights and sounds of Memphis. Watch the marching ducks at The Peabody hotel, visit Elvis Presley’s beloved Graceland or experience the Rock LAND ‘n’ Soul Museum before your transfer to the American Queen for the start of your AIR NIGHTS STAYED voyage of the 1mighty Mississippi River. (BD)

Visit ‘The White Castle of Louisiana’, Nottoway Plantation, the South’s largest remaining Antebellum mansion. Enjoy a guided walking tour and take a stroll through the lush grounds and gardens. (BLD)

Day 3: River Cruising

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Spend the day cruising, get acquainted with and enjoy the many public spaces and LAND activities that are RAIL available to you on board. Consider booking an indulgent, stressrelieving massageCRUISE in the American Queen’s spa. Browse The Emporium gift shop for 1 NIGHTSor STAYED that perfect keepsake, take the time to mingle with fellow guests and enjoy the views as you cruise gently down the mighty Mississippi. (BLD)

Day 4: Vicksburg Described as the ‘Key to the South’ by Abraham Lincoln, this southern town was LAND a major component to the Civil War. During a tour, you’ll see sights including the RAIL Church of the Holy Trinity, the Old Court House 1 NIGHTS STAYED Tennessee Museum and the Lower Mississippi River 1 Memphis Museum. (BLD) 2

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Day 5: Natchez Founded in 1716, this charming city is the oldest on the Mississippi and home to more antebellum homes than anywhere else in the USA. Some of the lovingly restored mansions you’ll be able to visit include Stanton Hall, Magnolia Hall and Rosalie Mansion. (BLD)

Day 6: Baton Rouge Louisiana’s capital is a seamless blend of past and present. The city is home to Louisiana’s

Day 8: Nottoway Plantation

Disembark in New Orleans early in the morning and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore this vibrant city independently. Ask about booking a tour of the city or extending your stay. (B)

Day 10: Depart New Orleans Your tour concludes today, transfer independently to the airport for your onward journey. (B)

PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ on board American Empress or American Duchess Steamboat & 2 nights’ hotel (1 pre & 1 post cruise) • Meals as specified: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners and complimentary wine and beer with dinner whilst on board • Hop-On Hop-Off shore excursions (excluding premium shore excursions) • Daily lectures by the Riverlorian onboard historian and professional showboat-style entertainment and dancing nightly • Transfers to the steamboat & post cruise hotel Prices are per person based on twin share

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Memphis, Nashville & New Orleans

New Orleans is a vibrant melting pot of cultures, known affectionately as the ‘Big Easy’, the city is a wonderful blend of old and new. Home of the Mardi Gras and various other festivals, New Orleans is a 24-hour city that jumps and dances to the rhythm of blues, zydeco and all that jazz! In contrast, Memphis is history, music, food and culture all rolled into one. Eat, drink and dance in Beale Street’s lively venues; visit Stax Soul Museum; pay homage to Elvis Presley, or make a moving trip to the Lorraine Motel, site of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination in 1968. Just 3 hours from Memphis lies Nashville, a mecca for country music fans. Head for the honkytonk bars on Broadway, visit the Country Music Hall of Fame or, for the ultimate experience, take in a show at the Grand Ole Opry.

THE GUEST HOUSE AT GRACELAND 4H

THE PEABODY MEMPHIS 4+H

Introducing an extraordinary hotel experience just steps away from Graceland Mansion - The Guest House at Graceland. The hotel is inspired by the same warm Southern hospitality that Elvis Presley always showed his guests, and every aspect of this hotel reflects Elvis’ personal style and the unique character of Graceland. An incredible home away from home, this property offers world-class amenities, including a free airport shuttle as well as a regular shuttle service to downtown Memphis.

A gracious Italian Renaissance revival-style hotel, The Peabody is a national landmark, made famous by the twice-daily parade of resident ducks. In a tradition that is over 70 years old, watch as the red carpet is unrolled and the birds parade from their ‘Palace’ on the hotel roof, down the elevator and to the Italian marble fountain in the Grand Lobby. The hotel enjoys a great central location, just steps from Beale Street and all its clubs, bars and restaurants.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • 3 bars • outdoor swimming pool • theatre • complimentary airport shuttle ROOM FACILITIES ••• 450 luxury guestrooms • mini-fridge • 50” flat-screen TV • media hub • Keurig coffee maker • 300 thread-count linens • bath amenities ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • 2 bars • deli • Grecian-style indoor pool • fitness centre • whirlpool • sauna • spa ROOM FACILITIES ••• 464 luxurious guestrooms • 42” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • 24hr room service ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

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£79

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NASHVILLE H OT E L S

SHERATON GRAND NASHVILLE DOWNTOWN 4H The newly refurbished Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown towers 28 storeys over the Music City, and is steps away from the Arts District as well as many other well-known places of interest. The newly designed, oversized guestrooms feature Sheraton Signature Beds, flat-screen TVs and plenty of personal touches. Crafted cocktails and fabulous cuisine can be savoured at the Library Bar, and Broadway Kitchen is the place to go for breakfast to kick-start the day. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • indoor pool • 24hr fitness centre ROOM FACILITIES ••• 428 guestrooms • 47” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • Starbucks coffee & tea • Sheraton Signature Bed • room service • bath amenities

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Traditional room from

£133

GAYLORD OPRYLAND RESORT 4H Offering guests an unforgettable getaway with all the excitement and energy of Music City under one spectacular roof, Gaylord Opryland Resort is ideally located only 10 minutes from the airport. Each of the guestrooms are spacious and feature plenty of convenient amenities such as mini-fridges and wi-fi Internet. Boasting an extraordinary selection of dining, shopping, recreational activities and entertainment, there’s never a shortage of things to see or do at the resort. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 18 restaurants & bars • indoor pool • 2 outdoor swimming pools • fitness centre • spa • salon • golf • bike rentals • 9 acres of indoor gardens ROOM FACILITIES ••• 2,882 guestrooms • mini-fridge • LCD TV • iPod dock • wi-fi Internet (charge) • air-con • tea & coffee making facilities

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from £144

LOEWS VANDERBILT 4H This stylish mid-town hotel has a fountain at the entrance that leads to a spacious marble-clad lobby, accented with soft lighting, potted trees and an inviting sitting area that brings a touch of Hollywood chic to Music City. The rooms feature stylish contemporary décor and all the latest amenities. The hotel is located in Nashville’s West End district, across the street from Vanderbilt University. It is just a mile away from the downtown attractions, the Parthenon and Music Row. At the hotel you can dine at Mason’s, an edgy yet elegant restaurant featuring modern Southern dishes, representing the best secrets that both home cooks and professional kitchens have passed along for generations. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • bar • library • fitness centre • spa • child & teenager amenities • complimentary car service within a 3-mile radius of the hotel • laundry service • concierge • gift shop

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Superior room from £146

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 339 guestrooms including 9 suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • room service

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NEW ORLEANS

WYNDHAM NEW ORLEANS FRENCH QUARTER 3+H With a fantastic Royal Street address, Wyndham New Orleans is the ideal hotel for exploring the French Quarter. Just a stroll away from shopping at the historic French Market District, art galleries and an abundance of culinary creations, guests won’t be short of things to see or do during their stay. The hotel itself is welcoming with a splash of local style, and each of the recentlyrenovated guestrooms provide plenty of creature comforts and some offer stunning views of the river or the New Orleans nightlife. The Wyndham also boasts the only indoor heated swimming pool in the French Quarter, which provides a great place to enjoy a relaxing swim.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant/sports bar • indoor heated swimming pool • fitness centre • valet parking (cost) • coin-operated laundry

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from

£56

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 374 spacious guestrooms • flat-screen HDTV • wi-fi Internet • radio with iPod dock • microwave & minifridge (request only & additional cost) • pillow-top bedding

SHERATON NEW ORLEANS 4H Close to the French Quarter and mere steps away from the Mississippi River, the Sheraton New Orleans opens the door to this beguiling city, known for music, food and history. Old mixes with new in New Orleans; the sights, sounds and smells create an intoxicating mix which draws guests under its spell in no time at all. Soak up the tunes, the tastes and the history of this unique city, with Sheraton New Orleans. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • Starbucks coffee • rooftop swimming pool • 24hr fitness centre • gift shop • valet parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,110 guestrooms including 53 suites • flat-screen LCD TV • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • 24hr room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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£75 £82

OMNI ROYAL ORLEANS 4H Within the French Quarter, the Omni Royal Orleans is situated on the most fashionable corner of the city. From here you are fabulously placed to discover the cultural delights of the area and just 1 block away from Bourbon Street. The Aquarium and IMAX Theatre are both just a few blocks away, and within close proximity you will find the distinct cuisine New Orleans is noted for in an array of different eateries. The hotel has a wonderful rooftop observation deck and pool for stunning views of the French Quarter and the Mississippi River. Guestrooms are tastefully furnished in 19th Century New Orleans décor and feature an impressive range of amenities to ensure your stay is very comfortable. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • 3 bars (1 seasonal) • fitness centre • rooftop heated pool • beauty salon • kid’s programme • gift shop • parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 345 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • air-con • room service

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S O U T H E R N S TAT E S U S A H OT E L S

LOEWS ATLANTA 4H Walk into a stylish new atmosphere where contemporary Southern style meets classic luxury. Unwind with soothing spa sessions, delectable dishes and outstanding service. There’s something definitively cool about the style of each oversized guestroom, each is decorated in a modern mix of neutrals with pops of bold colour on cardinal-red cushions and plush lounge chairs. The hotel offers stunning views of Piedmont Park, the Georgia Dome, or the city landscape from the floor-to-ceiling windows. Make yourself at home in the centerpiece of Midtown Atlanta, Loews Atlanta Hotel. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • charcuterie • coffee shop/marketplace • in-room dining • bar • fitness centre • spa • complimentary car service within a 3 mile radius • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 414 guestrooms & suites • flatscreen TV • wi-fi Internet • bath amenities • floor-toceiling windows

DOUBLETREE HISTORIC SAVANNAH 3H

WESTIN HILTON HEAD ISLAND RESORT & SPA 4H

Combining 19th-Century elegance with 21st-Century amenities, the DoubleTree by Hilton Savannah is located in the Historic District between iconic River Street and Savannah’s City Market, and is the perfect base from which to explore the city’s many attractions. Sit back and relax on the hotel’s pool deck, complete with whirlpool and swimming pool. Indulge and sample the latest innovative culinary creations at John Ryan’s Bistro, or sip on a signature cocktail in John Ryan’s Pub.

Perched on Hilton Head Island’s famous white-sand beaches and nestled amidst swaying palmetto trees, The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa offers guests a true tropical oasis. Guests will enjoy the array of inspired amenities available at this island resort, including private beach access, 3 beautiful swimming pools and on-site restaurants.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • library • lounge • outdoor pool • fitness centre • laundry service • concierge ROOM FACILITIES ••• 151 guestrooms • mini-fridge • 37” LCD cable TV • iPod dock • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Superior room from £134 Deluxe room from £149

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HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • café • 3 swimming pools including a family & covered pool • cabana rental • fitness centre • spa & salon • kids’ club • complimentary shuttle to nearby tennis & golf facilities ROOM FACILITIES ••• comfortable guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • minifridge • coffee maker • private balcony with seating

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£86

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FRANCIS MARION, CHARLESTON 3H

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT PIGEON FORGE 3H

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON CHATTANOOGA DOWNTOWN 3H

The Francis Marion is located downtown on Marion Square and is within walking distance of the magnificent gardens, house museums, antique shops, local boutiques and restaurants on offer in beautiful Charleston. Named after General Francis Marion, the ‘Swamp Fox’ of the American Revolution, this hotel is one of the oldest and grandest in the Carolinas. The only high-rise hotel in the historic district, the views are spectacular from the top floors and the rooms extremely well-equipped with a great range of homefrom-home amenities.

The centrally-located Courtyard by Marriott Pigeon Forge features rooms with plush bedding and private balconies, river and mountain views, and outdoors there is a pool and lazy river. The engaging public spaces include a 24-hour Starbucks, ensuring guests will get their caffeine kick before setting out to explore the surrounding area such as the Great Smokey Mountains National Park & Dollywood.

DoubleTree by Hilton Chattanooga offers a stylish base in the heart of downtown Chattanooga, within blocks of the Tennessee River and Riverfront attractions. The outdoor saltwater pool is an ideal place to relax after a day spent exploring the abundance of local attractions, from museums and shops, to the AT&T Stadium, plus a wide variety of restaurants.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • spa • fitness centre • laundry service • concierge • gift shop

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 137 spacious guestrooms • flatscreen TV • radio • iPod dock • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • microwave • mini-fridge • iron & ironing board

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 235 tastefully furnished guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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£80 £112

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• bistro & bar • outdoor pool • sundeck • lazy river style outdoor pool • whirlpool • fitness centre • game room

£80

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant serving breakfast & lunch • bar • coffee shop • outdoor swimming pool • fitness centre • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 186 comfortable guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • radio • wi-fi Internet • air-con • mini-fridge • coffee maker • microwave • bathrobe • iron & ironing board

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room with one king bed and balcony from £49

Standard room from

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Texas

The second largest state in the USA, Texas, The Lone Star State is famous for its cowboys, the NASA Space Centre, the classic TV show ‘Dallas’ and the many JFK conspiracy theories. A state of immense contrasts, from the Alamo in San Antonio to the skyscrapers of Houston, the daily cattle drive through the streets of Fort Worth to the sandy beaches on the Gulf of Mexico, Texas beckons you.

13 day The Great Texas Escape 2019 Departures: Daily

Days 1 & 2: Fort Worth Welcome to Fort Worth - the city of ‘Cowboys and Culture’. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of 19th-Century Texas at Log Cabin Village. Embrace your inner Texan with a visit to Billy Bob’s Texas, and celebrate the Old West by watching the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive.

Days 3 & 4: Fort Worth – Austin Venture off the beaten path and explore some charming Texas towns en route to Austin. The capital of Texas and ‘Live Music Capital of the World’, Austin boasts 250+ music venues and a vibrant food culture.

Days 5 & 6: Austin – San Antonio Head west from Austin and take in all that’s beautiful about Hill Country; rolling hills, wildflowers, majestic live oaks, and lots of 2-lane roads, before heading for San Antonio, possibly Texas’ most beautiful city and home to the Alamo.

Days 7 & 8: San Antonio – Galveston On day 7, it’s on to the Texas Gulf Coast for some island time. Sitting on a barrier island near the northern end of Texas coastline, Galveston is a sandy playground, heralded in Victorian times as the ‘Playground of the South’.

Days 9 & 10: Galveston – Houston En route to Houston, stop at Space Center Houston. Once in Houston, explore the historic Heights District, the Museum District and the River Oaks area.

Days 11 - 13: Houston – Dallas From Houston, it’s on to Dallas, where you’ll be met with a hearty helping of Texas hospitality. Dallas has something for everyone. From glittering skyscrapers and a past rich in the stuff that American legends are made, to prize-winning architecture and the best shopping in the Southwest. Your tour concludes on day 13 after returning your car.

PRICES INCLUDE • 12 nights’ accommodation on a room-only basis • 13 days’ fully-inclusive compact car hire Prices are per person based on twin share

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MAGNOLIA DALLAS DOWNTOWN 4H Situated in the Historic District, Magnolia Dallas Downtown is the perfect place to stay for a fun-filled Dallas getaway. Guests will enjoy the modern essence of the thoughtfully appointed guestrooms, complete with custom bedding to ensure guests are immersed in all the comforts of home. The Lounge is a great place for guests to eat some great food and experience craft cocktails after a day spent exploring all the nearby attractions, from the variety of museums to some great shopping. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant & bar • happy hour • fitness centre • valet parking (charge) • downtown transportation to most major area attractions ROOM FACILITIES ••• thoughtfully appointed guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • iHome • tea & coffee making facilities • oversized soaking tub

HYATT PLACE FORT WORTH HISTORIC STOCKYARDS 3H

OMNI LA MANSIÓN DEL RIO 4H

Nestled in the heart of the historic stockyards, Hyatt Palace Fort Worth is the perfect place to stay when in Texas. The spacious guestrooms feature plush Hyatt Grand Beds and state-of-the-art media and work centres. The birthplace of the Texas livestock industry, the Fort Worth Historic Stockyard district covers 125 acres over 15 square blocks, containing legendary landmarks such as the Cowtown Coliseum, host of the world’s first indoor rodeo. World-famous cuisine can also be enjoyed at Cattlemen’s and H-3 Ranch steakhouses, and the famous Cadillac Saloon. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• complimentary breakfast • 24hr dining venue • 24hr grab & go dining • coffee & cocktails bar • outdoor swimming pool • fitness centre • complimentary parking • complimentary shuttle service within a 5 mile radius, 8am-8pm ROOM FACILITIES ••• 101 spacious guestrooms • flat-screen TV • media panel • radio • wi-fi Internet • mini-fridge • coffee maker • bath amenities

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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£82

The hotel is ideally located along the historic River Walk in downtown San Antonio. It’s perfectly situated for any visitor seeking to explore San Antonio’s extensive range of tourist attractions and is within easy walking distance of the Alamo, El Mercado, La Villita District and Spanish Governor’s Palace. Blending Spanish colonial architecture and European style, the 4-star Omni La Mansión del Rio surrounds guests with the romance, grace and charm of a grand hacienda. Built on 3 levels that descend to San Antonio’s festive River Walk, the Las Canarias Restaurant offers a romantic atmosphere of graceful palms, flowing waters and scenic views. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • cafe • pool bar • courtyard swimming pool • dive-in movies • 24hr fitness centre • spa • treasure hunts • ROOM FACILITIES ••• 338 guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • mini-bar • wi-fi Internet • pillow-top mattresses

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from £105

Deluxe room from

£92

FAIRMONT AUSTIN 4H

ROYAL SONESTA HOUSTON 4H

WILDCATTER RANCH 4H

A towering icon within a vibrant Central Business District, Fairmont Austin is uniquely located amid the lush greenery of Palm Park and Waller Creek. The 37 storey luxury hotel features richly appointed guestrooms and suites with lavish bathrooms, picturesque vistas of Lady Bird Lake, a dramatic cityscape and the State Capitol. Within the hotel are 6 distinctively curated dining and culinary outlets. The rooftop pool is an idyllic spot to relax, with 14 cabanas, stunning views and a bar to enjoy a refreshing sundowner.

The Royal Sonesta Houston is located in the heart of Uptown Houston and is just a few blocks from the Galleria, one of the largest shopping malls in North America. The hotel rooms are furnished in a contemporary fashion, offering guests very comfortable and spacious living. Head outside and relax next to the swimming pool, take a dip to cool off and unwind after a day of sightseeing. Other hotel facilities include a restaurant serving up locally sourced premium cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as a lobby lounge serving all your favourite cocktails.

The Wildcatter Ranch is located only 90 miles northwest of Fort Worth, Texas and the ranch is set within 1,500 acres of North Texas Hill Country. Enjoy sunsets from your back porch and explore the rich Old West history of Young Country. For the more energetic, spend your day horseback riding and shooting sporting clays. After a busy day, relax and unwind at the Steakhouse and enjoy fine Texas cuisine, hand-cut steaks and award-winning wine. The Cabin Suites are decorated with rustic charms that reflect local Texas history, each suite has a rock fireplace and upscale furnishing complemented by breathtaking views.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • café • Chef’s table • outdoor swimming pool (seasonal) • whirlpool • fitness centre • sunbathing terrace • complimentary shuttle (3 mile radius, based on availability)

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• steak-house • saloon bar • massage • infinity pool • whirlpool • horseback riding • clay pigeon shooting • 4x4 jeep tours • hiking trails • wagon rides (surcharge may apply for activities) • library • western movies

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • to-go dining venue • 2 bars • seasonally heated pool • pool deck with cabanas • spa with whirlpool, steam room, sauna & salon • fitness centre • valet parking • concierge ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,048 richly appointed guestrooms & suites • 50” HDTV • wi-fi Internet • media connectivity panel • air-con • Nespresso coffee • bathrobes • bath amenities • pillow-top mattresses Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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ROOM FACILITIES ••• 485 freshly revamped guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • mini-bar • Keurig coffee maker Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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ROOM FACILITIES ••• 41 guestrooms & cabin suites • flat-screen TV • locally made furniture • tea & coffee making facilities• microwave • mini-fridge • wi-fi Internet Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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Florida

Florida at a glance Miles of white, sandy beaches, a pleasant year-round climate and the undisputed theme park capital of the world - it’s a small wonder that the fabulous state of Florida is America’s number 1 holiday destination. Don’t think that Florida is all about sandcastles and rollercoasters, get off the beaten track and discover a hidden side to the state for a truly rewarding holiday. Contrast the laid-back beach resorts with fashionable Fort Lauderdale and the vibrant Latino-influenced city of Miami, or head down to the beautiful Florida Keys, where the lifestyle is as horizontal as the landscape. You might just need it after a week of Orlando excitement with Mickey and his friends....

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On the Gulf Coast of Florida there is some incredible sealife, but perhaps the most amazing is the manatee. You have a good chance of seeing one around the Crystal River area.

Got a white beard? If so, head to the Ernest Hemingway LookA-Like Competition at Sloppy Joe’s (Hemingway’s favourite bar) in Key West.

GREAT JOURNEY

BEST FOR KIDS

Drive down the Florida Keys, stopping at tiny islands and passing over huge bridges that link these sub-tropical idylls.

Where do we start? With theme parks that include Seaworld®, Walt Disney World and Universal Studios™, Florida – and especially Orlando – is the family entertainment capital of the world.

WHERE TO GO FOR ADVENTURE The Everglades National Park is one of the largest national parks in the USA. It is an incredible wilderness, filled with the ubiquitous alligator.

FINE CUISINE If you’re in the Keys, you have to try a piece of Key Lime Pie.

BEST BEACHES

SPLASH OUT

Florida has too many amazing beaches to count, with Clearwater Beach named as America’s best beach by TripAdvisor for 2018.

An icon of Miami Beach, The Fontainebleau Hotel has played host to Presidents, the Rat Pack and even James Bond. A $1 billion refurbishment has brought this bastion of 50’s style into the 21st Century.

WATER PARADISE Florida has one of the largest reefs in the world – take a boat or catamaran trip and snorkel there.

LIVE LIKE A LOCAL Miami has a huge Cuban population. Head into Little Havana and see the old men playing dominoes in the shade.

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Orlando

The holiday playground of Orlando is vibrant, fun and colourful, and offers a dazzling array of theme parks and attractions, as well as a superb choice of dining, shopping and entertainment. There is a diverse range of accommodation to choose from, including themed hotels within Walt Disney World Resort and the Universal Orlando Resort™, all-suite hotels, luxury resorts, and private homes with pools – with the magic of Orlando always easily accessible. There is quite simply nowhere else like it on Earth.

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Hotels 1. Disney Yacht & Beach Club 2. Disney Caribbean Beach Resort 3. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge 4. Rosen Inn Pointe Orlando 5. Loews Sapphire Falls at Universal Orlando™ 6. Hard Rock Hotel® at Universal Orlando™ 7. Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort 8. Rosen Shingle Creek 9. Rosen Plaza 10. Universal’s Endless Summer Resort - Surfside Inn & Suites 11. Bahama Bay Resort

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Disney’s Ultimate Ticket includes... Disney FastPass+

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With Disney FastPass+ service you’ll be able to reserve selected attractions, entertainment experiences and Disney Character Experiences before you even leave home — up to 30 days before you arrive. Also, Disney FastPass+ service will let you reserve selected spots to view fireworks and shows, all while making changes on the go from your mobile device or using the in-Park kiosks. Best of all, it’s included in your Theme Park admission. (2)Valid Theme Park admission and online registration required. Disney FastPass+ attractions and entertainment experiences, the number of selections you can make, and available arrival windows are limited. Disney FastPass+ attractions subject to change.

Memory Maker

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(standard gate price $199)

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Included with 2018/19 adult Disney’s Ultimate Tickets (5) With Memory Maker, you’ll receive access to digital downloads of your Walt Disney World holiday memories, including: • All your Disney PhotoPass photos, including Character Experiences and Magic Shots • Photos from selected attraction and dining locations • Magical extras like Animated Magic Shots and videos from selected attractions (3)Memory Maker includes Disney PhotoPass photos and other digital content taken during the Memory Maker window and linked to the Memory Maker guest’s Disney account. If Memory Maker is sold or ordered in combination with a Park ticket, the Memory Maker window for that Memory Maker entitlement will be equal to the usage window of the associated Park ticket and will automatically begin upon the first use of the associated Park ticket. The Memory Maker window will end upon the sooner of either the expiration or depletion of the Park ticket. A MagicBand is required to receive certain attraction photos and other digital content. Photos and other digital content will expire pursuant to the expiration policy at mydisneyphotopass.disney.go.com/help-and-support. Valid Theme Park admission required for certain photo locations. Memory Maker is subject to Memory Maker terms at mydisneyphotopass. disney.go.com/memory-maker-terms and, if applicable, Family & Friends terms at https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/en_GB/ park-experience-terms-conditions. Disney is not responsible for missing, lost or damaged photos or other digital content. (4)Standard gate price $199 correct at the time of print. (5)Book by 31 Dec 2019 for arrivals through to 31 Dec 2019.

PLUS

Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course*

PLUS MINIATURE GOLF**

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex† Water Parks subject to seasonal and weather closures. *Greens fee only; subject to availability and tee time reservations required — call 001 407 938 4653 to book. **One round of miniature golf per day available at either Disney’s Winter Summerland or Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Courses; round must start before 4pm. †Valid only on event days; some events priced separately.

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Disney’s All-Star Music Resort

Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort

DISNEY’S ALL-STAR MOVIES, SPORTS AND MUSIC RESORTS 3H Have a rocking Disney experience at 1 of the 3 larger-than-life All-Star Resorts. Each resort is themed down to the last detail, with giant icons, fun swimming pools and playgrounds, and colourful rooms. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• food court • themed pools • movies under the stars • kids’ wet play area • playground • games arcade • shop • complimentary wi-fi Internet • jogging trail

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £899 Extra nights from £71

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 5,264 guestrooms across the 3 resorts • mini-fridge • cable TV with Disney Channel • air-con

Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: preferred room from £8. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

DISNEY’S CARIBBEAN BEACH RESORT 3+H Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort is a tropical lakeside paradise set on beautiful 45-acre Barefoot Bay. All resort guestrooms are arranged into villages spread over 200 lushly landscaped acres. Each village is a welcoming collection of pastel-coloured 2-storey buildings, clustered around its own swimming pool. Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort is undergoing multiple refurbishment projects until further notice. For more information please contact your travel agent. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• variety of dining options • swimming pools • children’s water play area • waterfalls • water slides • whirlpool • children’s playground • jogging trail • bike rental • movies under the stars • complimentary wi-fi Internet ROOM FACILITIES ••• 2,109 guestrooms • en-suite bathroom • mini-fridge • cable TV with Disney Channel • air-con • coffee maker

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - Riverside

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £1069 Extra nights from £93 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard view room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: water or pool view room from £4. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter

DISNEY’S PORT ORLEANS RESORTS 3+H Disney’s Port Orleans comprises of 2 distinctive Resorts. French Quarter is inspired by New Orleans, with ornate architecture, cobblestone streets and a lively carnival atmosphere. At Riverside, the laid-back vibe perforates Southern mansions and bayou accommodation overlooking a Mississippi-style waterway. There’s a range of restaurants including a waiter-service venue, while an abundance of leisure activities including games, arcades and all sorts of swimming pools will provide entertainment for the whole family. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 5 outdoor swimming pools (Riverside) • Ol’ Man Island feature pool (Riverside) • Dubloon Lagoon feature pool (French Quarter) • 2 food courts • full-service restaurant (Riverside) • playgrounds • fishing (Riverside) • pool bars  • complimentary wi-fi Internet • movies under the stars ROOM FACILITIES ••• 3,055 rooms • up to 5 guests, including 1 child (3-9yrs) in a fold-down bed, can be accommodated in the Aligator Bayou rooms at Disney’s Port Orelans Resort - Riverside • mini-fridge • TV with Disney channel • air-con • coffee maker

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Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £1329 Extra nights from £129 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard view room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: pool view room from £18. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.


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Savannah View

DISNEY’S ANIMAL KINGDOM LODGE 4+H Spot the wild animals as they roam the savannah plains that border this African-themed lodge. Thatched roofs, open fires and close-up animal encounters merge to create a safari-style experience with unique animal-themed activities for all ages. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• choice of restaurants & bars • pool with waterslide • Jambo House campfire • children’s water play area • playground • games arcade • movies under the stars ROOM FACILITIES ••• 970 rooms & suites • mini-fridge • cable TV with Disney Channel • complimentary wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £1799 Extra nights from £199 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: savanna view room from £62. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

One-bedroom villa

DISNEY’S SARATOGA SPRINGS RESORT & SPA 4+H Inspired by historic Saratoga Springs – a late 1800’s New York retreat famous for its spas and horse racing – this charming, Victorian-style resort hotel is nestled between rolling golf course greens and the shimmering Village Lake. Delight in stately Studios and multi-bedroom Villas which boast views of the garden, lake, pool, woodlands or fairways, relax by the dazzling pools or indulge in a luxurious treatment at the spa. You can also explore the fun activities and exciting dining options of the Disney Springs area, just a boat ride away. Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios are within close proximity of the resort, making it the perfect place to stay to start your Disney adventure. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • food court • 2 feature pools with waterslides • 3 leisure pools • tennis • games arcade • movies under the stars • full-service spa • sunrise yoga • jogging trail • playground

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £1499 Extra nights from £157 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a deluxe studio including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: one bedroom villa from £73. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,260 villas • 1 & 2 bedroom villas, tree house villas & deluxe studios • kitchenette or fully-equipped kitchen • cable TV with Disney Channel • air-con • complimentary wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • microwave

Disney’s Beach Club Resort

DISNEY’S YACHT & BEACH CLUB RESORTS 4+H Evoking memories of Cape Cod in the 19th Century, these nautically-themed hotels are found close to Epcot within the Walt Disney World Resort area. Dine on steaks and seafood in the Yachtsman Steakhouse, or enjoy the more casual surrounds of the Ale & Compass restaurant. Escape to the serenity of the leisure pools or seek thrills at the water-slide of Stormalong Bay. Children will love the Lafferty Place Arcade or the playground, whilst adults can take a boat out on the lake and maybe try some fishing. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 4 restaurants • 3 lounges • 2 swimming pools • 3-acre aquatic playground • fitness centre • spa services • tennis • games arcade • volleyball • fishing • boat rental • jogging trail • movies under the stars ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,197 guestrooms & suites • mini-fridge • cable TV with Disney Channel • air-con • complimentary wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • room service

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £1689 Extra nights from £181 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard view room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: water view room from £35. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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U N I V E R S A L O R L A N D O R E S O R T™

ORLANDO

Universal’s Volcano Bay™

Universal Orlando Resort

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ Diagon Alley™

Take your holiday to the next level at Universal Orlando Resort™. Immerse yourself in the next generation of blockbuster entertainment at Universal Studios Florida™. Journey through legendary worlds of incredible heroes at Universal’s Islands of Adventure™. Enjoy the thrills and relaxation of a tropical paradise like no other at Universal’s Volcano Bay™ water theme park. With 3 amazing theme parks, spectacular on-site hotels offering a range of accommodations, and the dining and entertainment of Universal CityWalk™, it’s days and nights of endless fun for every member of the family. Get 3 Parks for the price of 2!

ADULT

CHILD (aged 3-9 yrs)

Universal Orlando™ 3 Park Explorer Ticket**

Universal Orlando™ 2 Park Explorer Ticket*

£278

£266

£278

£266

STAY IN THE HEART OF IT ALL AND ENJOY EXCLUSIVE THEME PARK BENEFITS All on-site hotel guests can enjoy Early Park Admission1 to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal’s Volcano Bay™ one hour before the parks open. Guests at Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Hard Rock Hotel® or Loews Portofino Bay Hotel also enjoy FREE2 Universal Express Unlimited™ ride access to skip the regular queues at Universal Studios™ and Islands of Adventure (Valid theme park admission required for both Early Park Admission and Universal Express Unlimited). HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s18) 1 Requires theme park admission. Early Park Admission begins one (1) hour prior to regular scheduled park opening to either Universal Studios Florida™ or Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ (as determined by Universal Orlando) and Universal’s Volcano Bay™. Valid at select attractions at each park. Attractions are subject to substitutions without notice. Additional restrictions may apply. 2 Requires theme park admission. Valid at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Not valid at Universal’s Volcano Bay or at Pteranodon Flyers™ at Islands of Adventure. Excludes separately ticketed events. Benefit valid only for guests of Loews Royal Pacific Resort, Hard Rock Hotel® and Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, for the number of guests staying in the room for the length of hotel stay. Available during normal theme park operating hours only. Additional restrictions may apply and benefits are subject to change without notice. *The Universal Orlando 2 Park Explorer Ticket entitles one (1) guest admission to Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure and select live entertainment venues of Universal CityWalk, on all days during a fourteen (14) consecutive calendar day period which includes the first day any portion of the ticket is used. Unused days shall be forfeited. **The Universal Orlando 3 Park Explorer Ticket entitles one (1) guest admission to Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park, and select live entertainment venues of Universal CityWalk on all days during a fourteen (14) consecutive calendar day period which includes the first day any portion of the ticket is used. Unused days shall be forfeited. Both the 2 Park and the 3 Park Explorer Tickets specifically exclude admission to separately ticketed concerts and special events at either of the parks or within any of the CityWalk venues. Some CityWalk venues require ages 21 or older for admission with valid Photo ID. Does not include admission to AMC® Universal Cineplex 20 with IMAX®, the Blue Man Group show or Hollywood Drive-In Golf™. Additional restrictions apply and benefits are subject to change without notice. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2018 Universal Studios. All rights reserved

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UNIVERSAL’S ENDLESS SUMMER RESORT - SURFSIDE INN & SUITES 3H In August 2019, experience a brand new level of fun and affordability. Welcome to Surfside Inn and Suites at Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – where the sun, surf, and sand meet. Universal Orlando Resort’s all-new hotel will boast rates for even the most budget-conscious guests, along with a lakefront location and a host of exclusive benefits. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• food court, restaurant & lounge • swimming pool • complimentary fitness centre • complimentary wi-fi Internet • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 360 standard rooms feature 2 queen-sized beds that sleep up to 4 • 390 2-bedroom suites featuring 3 queen-sized beds that sleep up to 6 GUEST BENEFITS ••• Early Park Admission1 to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal’s Volcano Bay™ 1 hour before the parks open (requires theme park admission) Complimentary shuttle buses to the Universal Orlando theme parks and Universal CityWalk™

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• food hall • rooftop bar & grill • swimming pool • complimentary wi-fi Internet • complimentary fitness centre • poolside games & activities • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 600 standard rooms that sleep up to 4 • mini-fridge • flatscreen HD TV • coffee maker GUEST BENEFITS ••• Early Park Admission1 to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal’s Volcano Bay™ 1 hour before the parks open (requires theme park admission) Complimentary shuttle buses to the Universal Orlando theme parks and Universal CityWalk™

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £779 Extra nights from £51

Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: two bedroom suite water view from £18. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: deluxe room from £10, kids suite from £43. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• • food court plus restaurants & lounges • 2 courtyard pools • lazy river • complimentary wi-fi Internet • complimentary fitness centre • 10-lane bowling alley (fees apply) • games room (fees apply) • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• standard rooms • family suites that sleep up to 6 with mini-fridge, microwave & coffee maker • 2-bedroom suites that sleep up to 8 are also available • 400 rooms with spectacular views of Universal’s Volcano Bay™ • flat-screen HD TV GUEST BENEFITS ••• Early Park Admission1

^Water taxi not available for transportation to Universal’s Volcano BayTM

Universal’s Aventura Hotel lets you experience a fresh and fun way to stay - in a space that fits your style. It’s modern and smart while both cool and relaxed. At this new landmark within Universal Orlando Resort™, you’re at home with open areas designed for sharing and gathering.

8 nights room only from £689 Extra nights from £37

Enjoy vibrant, retro style with rooms and suites brilliantly designed for family-sized fun. Relax and play, surrounded by amazing iconic architecture inspired by classic Florida beach resorts of the 1950s and 60s. Every day comes with fun for all ages with 2 massive pools, a winding lazy river, a bowling alley and more.

Complimentary shuttle buses to the Universal Orlando theme parks and Universal CityWalk™

UNIVERSAL’S AVENTURA HOTEL 3+H

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way

UNIVERSAL’S CABANA BAY BEACH RESORT 3+H

to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal’s Volcano Bay™ 1 hour before the parks open (requires theme park admission)

Artist’s Impression

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Artist’s Impression

LOEWS SAPPHIRE FALLS RESORT AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDOTM 4+H Loews Sapphire Falls Resort transports guests to a paradise in the heart of the tropics. Blue waterfalls cascade over lush grounds, and in the distance, the calming sounds of steel drums call guests to take in the scenic water views, ease into ‘island time’ and let go. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 4 restaurants & lounges • 16,000 sq. ft. resort-style pool with sand beach • waterslide • interactive children’s play area • complimentary wi-fi Internet • complimentary fitness centre • game room (fees apply) • gift shop • valet and self-parking (fees apply) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,000 guestrooms & suites (sleep up to 5 with a rollaway fees apply) • flat-screen HD TV • mini-fridge • tea & coffee making facilities GUEST BENEFITS ••• Early Park Admission1

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £779 Extra nights from £51 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: poolside room from £4, volcano side room from £7. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Universal’s Volcano Bay™ 1 hour before the parks open (requires theme park admission) Complimentary water taxi^ to the Universal Orlando theme parks and Universal CityWalk™

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £899 Extra nights from £68 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: lagoon view room from £8. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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ORLANDO

LOEWS ROYAL PACIFIC RESORT AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO™ 4+H Here you’ll explore an island of comfort, style and sophistication. Kick back and relax in an exotic South Seas paradise. From the white sandy beach of the lagoon-style swimming pool to the native wood carvings and tropical décor, it’s an oasis of comfort, style and sophistication. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 4 restaurants & lounges • lagoon-style pool with sandy beaches & kid’s play area • complimentary wi-fi Internet • complimentary fitness centre • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,000 rooms & suites (sleep up to 5 with rollaway - fees apply) • flat-screen HD TV • iHome clock radio with iPod docking station • Keurig coffee maker GUEST BENEFITS ••• Early Park Admission1 to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Volcano Bay™ • FREE2 Universal Express Unlimited™ to Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ (Both benefits require theme park admission). Complimentary transport to Universal Orlando™ theme parks and CityWalk™

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £1129 Extra nights from £101 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: water view room from £8. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

HARD ROCK HOTEL® AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO™ 5H Live like a rock star and savour the perks of Rock ‘n’ Roll royalty with impeccable surroundings, laid-back luxurious style and show-stopping service. The sweeping California mission-style design welcomes you to escape to a sensational world with a palmlined swimming pool, featuring underwater music, incredible rock memorabilia and exceptional entertainment. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• • 5 restaurants & lounges • 12,000 sq. ft. sand beach pool with underwater music and waterslide • complimentary wi-fi Internet • complimentary fitness centre • gift shop • valet and self-parking (fees apply) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 650 guestrooms including 29 suites (sleep up to 5, rollaway - fees apply) • flat-screen HD TV • iHome clock radio with iPod docking station • Keurig coffee maker GUEST BENEFITS ••• Early Park Admission1 to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Volcano Bay™ • FREE2 Universal Express Unlimited™ to Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ (Both benefits require theme park admission). Complimentary transport to Universal Orlando™ theme parks and CityWalk™

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £1249 Extra nights from £118 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: garden view room from £12, kids suite from £53. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

LOEWS PORTOFINO BAY HOTEL AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO™ 5H Enjoy the beauty, charm and romance of a luxurious escape inspired by the famed seaside village of Portofino, Italy. Every day and night, stylish lounges let you unwind, and incredible restaurants treat you with deliciously delightful culinary tours of Italy. This is truly la dolce vita - the sweet life. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 9 restaurants & lounges • 3 swimming pools • complimentary wi-fi Internet • Mandara Spa (fees apply) • complimentary fitness centre • boutiques ®

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 750 rooms & suites (sleep up to 5 with rollaway - fees apply) with flat-screen HD TV • iHome clock radio with iPod docking station • Keurig coffee maker GUEST BENEFITS ••• Early Park Admission1 to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Volcano Bay™ • FREE2 Universal Express Unlimited™ to Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ (Both benefits require theme park admission). Complimentary transport to Universal Orlando™ theme parks and CityWalk™

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Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £1229 Extra nights from £115 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a garden view rooms including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: Bay view room from £12, kids suite from £53.

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s18) © 2018 UCF Hotel Venture V. UNIVERSAL TM & © Universal Studios. ENDLESS SUMMER registered trademarks, Bruce Brown Films, LLC. All rights reserved. Aventura Hotel TM & © 2018 UCF Hotel Venture IV. All rights reserved. Cabana Bay Beach Resort TM & © 2018 UCF Hotel Venture II. All rights reserved. Sapphire Falls Resort TM & © 2018 UCF Hotel Venture III. All Rights Reserved. Portofino Bay Hotel and Royal Pacific Resort TM & © 2018 UCF Hotel Venture. All rights reserved. Hard Rock Hotel ® Hard Rock Cafe International (USA), Inc. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2018 Universal Studios. All rights reserved.


Private Homes

If freedom, home comforts and relaxation are high on your list, then one of our private homes will be the perfect solution to your holiday plans. Furnished to high standards and with their own private pool, they are ideal for groups of friends or families. Within easy reach of all the major theme parks and attractions, they make the ideal base for your holiday in the Sunshine State.

DISNEY AREA EXECUTIVE HOMES

DISNEY AREA PLATINUM HOMES

Our Executive Homes are equipped with all the comforts and facilities of home. For added convenience, each home comes with a welcome pack containing basic essentials. All homes are located in secure residential locations, within a 20-35 minute drive of Walt Disney World Resort. Make the most of your private swimming pool and sundeck, inclusive of outdoor furniture for dining alfresco, or enjoy a relaxed night in the comfortable lounge.

Our Disney Area Platinum Homes are complete with outstanding amenities, including free games room or spa, wi-fi Internet, welcome pack and BBQ, all within a 20-35 minute drive of Walt Disney World Resort. Homes are furnished to a good level with spacious living areas and fully-fitted modern kitchens. The private screened pool and sundeck are the focal point of these homes, ideal for spending your days soaking up the Floridian sun and the perfect place for outside dining.

We highly recommend pool heating between Nov-Apr, which is available at the time of booking for an extra supplement.

We highly recommend pool heating between Nov-Apr, which is available at the time of booking for an extra supplement.

Owners usually furnish homes to their own specifications, therefore dining tables are unlikely to fully seat a large party.

Owners usually furnish homes to their own specifications, therefore dining tables are unlikely to fully seat a large party.

HOME FACILITIES ••• 3-6 bedrooms • en-suite master bedroom with TV/DVD player • telephone • linens & towels • dining area with table & chairs • fully-fitted kitchen • laundry facilities • private pool & furniture • screened sundeck

HOME FACILITIES ••• dining area with table & chairs • fully-fitted modern kitchen • laundry facilities • private pool & furniture • screened sundeck • 4-6 bedrooms • ensuite master bedroom with TV • flat-screen TV • DVD player • wi-fi Internet • air-con • telephone • free UK calls • linen & towels • Upgrade to Business Class mid-stay clean (over 14 nights)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• $6 per day Property Protection Fee 

SPECIAL OFFERS •••Added Value: Free welcome pack containing milk, bread, tea, sugar, cereal, jam, orange juice, coffee & butter

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights self catering from £529 Extra nights from £15 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a 3 bedroom executive home excluding pool heating including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: 4 bedroom executive home excluding pool heating from £3. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• $6 per day Property Protection Fee

SPECIAL OFFERS •••Added value: Free welcome pack containing milk, bread, tea, coffee, sugar, cereal, jam, orange juice, butter & wi-fi Internet

from £659 each way

7 nights self catering from £599 Extra nights from £28 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a 4 bedroom platinum home excluding pool heating including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: 5 bedroom platinum home excluding pool heating from £9. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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P R I VAT E H O M E S W I T H P O O L

ORLANDO AREA

HIGHLANDS RESERVE Highlands Reserve features a renowned 18-hole PGA golf course, an onsite restaurant and a children’s play area. Each home is air conditioned, well-equipped and spacious with its own screened pool, offering an ideal base for larger families. Highlands Reserve is located on Highway 27, within 20 minutes of Walt Disney World® Resort. We highly recommend pool heating between Nov-Apr, which is available at the time of booking for an extra supplement. Owners usually furnish homes to their own specifications, therefore dining tables are unlikely to fully seat a large party. HOME FACILITIES ••• one en-suite bedroom with king or queen-size bed • additional bedrooms sleep 2 people & may contain twin, double or bunk beds & a bathroom • 4 & 5-bedroom villas sleeping 8-10 people • dining area with chairs • screened terrace area with swimming pool & furniture • fully-equipped kitchen • dishwasher • washer & dryer ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• $6 per day Property Protection Fee

CALABAY PARC These 4 & 5-bedroom homes are furnished to a high standard, and each offers spacious accommodation with air conditioning, fully-equipped kitchens and its own screened swimming pool, making the homes an ideal base for larger families. Calabay Parc is set in a beautiful surrounding and is just a short drive away from championship golf courses, and 20-25 minutes from Walt Disney World® Resort, shopping and restaurants. We highly recommend pool heating between Nov-Apr, which is available at the time of booking for an extra supplement. HOME FACILITIES ••• one en-suite bedroom with king or queen-size bed • additional bedrooms sleep up to 2 people and may contain twin, double or bunk beds & a bathroom • 4 & 5-bedroom homes sleeping 8-10 people • screened terrace area with swimming pool & furniture • fully-equipped kitchen • microwave • dishwasher • washer & dryer ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• $6 per day Property Protection Fee

ENCORE RESORT AT REUNION Encore Resort at Reunion offers those who stay an ideal location for their Florida holiday. For days spent away from the theme parks, the resort offers an abundance of amenities, from the on-site club house bar and restaurant, to the world-class AquaPark which includes an incredible kids’ splash area, 4 waterslides and an adult-only pool with VIP cabanas (charge). Featuring luxurious 4 to 13-bedroom homes, each with a beautifully appointed private pool, villas also boast fully-equipped kitchens, fully-furnished patio areas and plenty of at-home comforts. Just 7 miles from Disney and with the added convenience of complimentary shuttle services to and from the theme parks, it’s perfect for those who want to experience all the thrills Orlando is famous for. We highly recommend pool heating during the months of October through April, which is available at the time of booking for an extra supplement. Designs and styles of the homes vary. Images convey a sample of the home range. HOME FACILITIES ••• luxury accommodations with 4-13 bedrooms • dining area with table & chairs • fully-equipped kitchen • laundry facilities • private pool & furniture • sundeck • flat-screen TVs • wi-fi Internet • air-con • complimentary parking • some of the larger villas also have movie theatre rooms or games areas (not guaranteed)

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SPECIAL OFFERS •••Added value: Free welcome pack containing milk, bread, tea, coffee, sugar, cereal, jam, orange juice, butter & free wi-fi Internet

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights self catering from £529 Extra nights from £15 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a 4 bedroom home excluding pool heating including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: 5 bedroom home excluding pool heating from £5. All room upgrade/ supplement prices are per person per night.

SPECIAL OFFERS •••Added value: Free welcome pack containing milk, bread, tea, coffee, sugar, cereal, jam, orange juice, butter & free wi-fi Internet

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights self catering from £499 Extra nights from £14 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a 4 bedroom home excluding pool heating including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: 5 bedroom home excluding pool heating from £5. All room upgrade/ supplement prices are per person per night.

SPECIAL OFFERS •••Added Value: Free wi-fi Internet

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights self catering from £699 Extra nights from £41 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a 4 bedroom home including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: 5 bedroom home from £7. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.


O R L A N D O, I N T E R N AT I O N A L D R I V E H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

ROSEN INN AT POINTE ORLANDO 3H The Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando is ideally located on International Drive, opposite the Pointe Orlando dining, shopping and entertainment complex. Soak up the sun by one of the three outdoor swimming pools surrounded by lush tropical landscaped gardens at this popular family hotel. Zebra’s Sports Bar & Grille is a great place to kick back after a busy day at the theme parks, and you’ll love the lively karaoke nights. Other hotel facilities include playground, game room, seasonal activities, coffee bar serving Starbucks®, smoothies and more. The hotel also offers free wi-fi Internet, a kids’ eat free programme at the restaurant and free scheduled transportation to Universal Orlando® Resort, SeaWorld® Orlando, Volcano Bay™ Waterpark and Aquatica™ Waterpark. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • sports bar • karaoke & happy hours • coffee bar • 3 swimming pools (2 heated) • playground • mini-market/deli • laundry service ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,020 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • fridge • microwave • coffee maker

SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Family: Kids 9 years & under eat free when dining with a paying adult at the Plaza Garden Restaurant (one child per adult).

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £599 Extra nights from £27 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a standard room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

AVANTI INTERNATIONAL RESORT 3+H The Avanti Resort Orlando is one of the latest additions to the hotels of International Drive. The hotel presents a chic, avant-garde feel with smart accommodations decorated in cool, clean modern style, and flexible bedding options that will comfortably sleep a family of 4. The central swimming pool area is the ideal spot for taking it easy with a free-form pool and sandy beach area which the kids will enjoy. If you plan to spend the day lazing under the Florida sunshine, then the poolside bar and grill offers a wide selection of wraps, salads, burgers or pizza. Alternatively, if you’re busy at the parks then grab a coffee and snacks on-the-go from the deli kiosk in the lobby. Plenty of nearby restaurants and attractions lie within easy walking distance, and the hotel also runs scheduled theme park shuttles taking guests to Universal Orlando® Resort, Epcot in the Walt Disney World® Resort, SeaWorld and Aquatica. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• cafe & marketplace • poolside bar • lobby coffee shop • swimming pool with fountains & waterfalls • sandy beach area • fitness centre • interactive games room • wi-fi Internet • coin-operated laundry • shuttle transport to theme parks (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 652 guestrooms • 1 king or 2 queen beds • air-con • 37” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • microwave • bathroom amenities

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £599 Extra nights from £27 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a deluxe room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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O R L A N D O, I N T E R N AT I O N A L D R I V E

ROSEN PLAZA 3+H

SHERATON VISTANA VILLAGES 4H

The family-friendly Rosen Plaza is centrally located in the heart of Orlando’s shopping and dining district, and lies a 10-minute drive from Universal Orlando® Resort, a 20-minute drive from Walt Disney World® Resort and only 5 minutes from SeaWorld®. It is ideally situated across the street from the 17-acre Pointe Orlando shopping, dining and entertainment complex, and if you want to explore other areas you can hop on the I-Ride Trolley which stops right outside the hotel. There’s an outdoor heated pool with a whirlpool and cascading waterfall, perfect for relaxing after a busy day at the parks. This award-winning hotel offers a wide range of eateries, including fine steaks and seafood in Jack’s Place, full breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet in Café Matisse, a pizza shop and 39 Poolside Bar and Grill.

The Sheraton Vistana Villages Resort Villas are surrounded by over 95 lush, tropical acres, and located on the quiet southern end of International Drive. These beautifully decorated 1 or 2-bedroom apartments are just a 5-mile drive from Walt Disney World® Resort, 1 mile from SeaWorld® Orlando and around a 15-minute drive from Universal Orlando® Resort. When you’re not out exploring theme parks, the resort’s rock features, waterfalls and tropical pools (including a quarter-acre pool with a pirate ship and waterslide) echo the natural beauty of the wider state. Other facilities include tennis, table tennis and organised activities for the kids. Food wise, you’ll find a coffee shop and deli as well as the Flagler Station restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • coffee shop • lobby bar • 24hr deli • nightclub • poolside bar & grill • outdoor pool • waterfall • whirlpool • fitness centre • gift shop • games room

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant/bar • pool bar • outdoor pools • steam room • sauna • fitness centre • tennis • games room • kids’ pool • kids’ playground • kids’ programme

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 800 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • room service

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,032 villas • flat-screen TV • video games • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • kitchen • room Upgrade to Business Class service • whirlpool in room • balcony from £659 each way or patio (some amenities may not be available in all rooms) 7 nights self catering from £849

SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Complimentary scheduled shuttle to Universal Orlando (reservation required). Complimentary wi-fi Internet, no resort fee & 25% off food & beverage in select restaurants.

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way

7 nights room only from £669 Extra nights from £35

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Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on an one bedroom villa including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: two bedroom villa from £16. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON ORLANDO AT SEAWORLD 3+H

ROSEN SHINGLE CREEK 4+H

Situated on the quiet, southern end of International Drive opposite SeaWorld® and Aquatica®, the DoubleTree is set amidst tropical gardens and swimming pools. Previously the International Plaza, the hotel’s recent makeover means you’ll enjoy excellent standards of accommodation, plus there’s an I-Ride Trolley stop just outside to get you to the International Drive restaurants and complimentary scheduled transportation to SeaWorld®, Aquatica® and Universal Orlando®.

Surrounded by the rolling fairways of the Rosen Shingle Creek Golf Club, this impressive luxury hotel also enjoys a highly convenient location at the heart of International Drive area (only 1.5 miles from the entertainment and dining venues), less than 10 minutes away from the attractions of Universal Orlando®, and Walt Disney World® is a mere 20 minutes away. Completely self-contained, a raft of leisure facilities include family-friendly and quieter pools, a full-service spa, modern fitness centre and a 18-hole golf course. With extensive on-site dining options ranging from Italian bistro dining to poolside munchies, there’s something to suit all ages.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • deli • grand lagoon pool & family fun pool • pool bar • 24hr fitness centre • mini-golf • games room • playground • 3 outdoor fire pits • concierge ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,020 guestrooms • flat–screen TV • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Priority entry to Seaworld on select days, complimentary front of the line access to Seaworld’s thrill rides, discount on select food & merchandise at Seaworld & Aquatica

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £689 Extra nights from £39 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a resort room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: tower room from £5. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a deluxe room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 10 restaurants • 3 bars • 24hr market/deli • 24hr in-room dining • ice cream parlour • 4 swimming pools • whirlpool • tennis • spa & salon • fitness centre • golf course • volleyball • nature trail • fishing (seasonal) • video arcade ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,501 rooms & suites • mini-fridge • 40” HD LED TV • iHome dock • tea & coffee making facilities • spa-like bathroom SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Added Value: Free self-parking, wi-fi Internet & scheduled daily shuttle to & from Universal Orlando®, SeaWorld®, Aquatica® & Walt Disney World® Resort

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £779 Extra nights from £51 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a deluxe room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.


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WALDORF ASTORIA® ORLANDO 5H

THE GROVE RESORT & SPA ORLANDO 4+H

Waldorf Astoria® Orlando is an elegant oasis of contemporary luxury surrounded by the Walt Disney World® Resort. This luxurious resort offers exceptional amenities, impeccable personalised service and a variety of relaxing recreational activities. When not in the theme parks, guests will enjoy golf on the challenging Rees Jones-designed course, relaxing poolside in a private cabana or indulging at the Waldorf Astoria Spa. For families, the lazy river pool and waterslide delight children of all ages, as do our daily poolside activities. The WA Kids’ Club provides fun and entertainment for our young guests (ages 5–12 years) including interactive games, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts and more. For your dining pleasure, our 12 restaurants and lounges offer culinary experiences unlike any other – from fine dining to casual alfresco fare.

For holiday makers looking for a slice of luxury, close enough to the action of Orlando, they need look no further than The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando. With sweeping views over Lake Austin, guests can relax amongst beautifully landscaped leisure areas or retreat to spacious accommodations featuring separate living areas and fully-equipped kitchens. For those seeking the adrenaline of the theme parks, Walt Disney World® Resort is less than 4 miles away, or for days spent away from the parks, there’s plenty of entertainment options including the Surfari Waterpark, which offers dual Flowrider surf simulator, lazy river and waterslides. For those looking for a bit of serenity, The Springs is a quiet lakeside pool area where you can savour a cocktail whilst soaking up the sunshine.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 12 restaurants • 3 bars/lounges • 2 swimming pools • 18-hole golf course • golf clubhouse • health spa • fitness centre • bike hire • jogging trails • kids’ club • complimentary private shuttle to Walt Disney World® ROOM FACILITIES ••• 498 guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • DVD player • wi-fi Internet • bathroom with tub & shower

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights room only from £1059 Extra nights from £90 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a deluxe room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: deluxe suite from £36. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• Valencia Restaurant • al-fresco Grab-n-Go Market • 2 bar & grill’s • 3 swimming pools • whirlpool • kids’ interactive water features • waterpark with waterslides, lazy river & Flowrider (charge) • cabana rental • non-motorised watersports • fishing • activities centre • spa • fitness centre ROOM FACILITIES ••• 292 1, 2 or 3 bedroom residential-style suites • fully-equipped kitchen • washer/dryer • screened balcony

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights self catering from £799 Extra nights from £55 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on an one bedroom resort view suite including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: two bedroom resort view suite from £10. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

BAHAMA BAY RESORT, NR. KISSIMMEE 4H

SHERATON VISTANA RESORT 4H

Spread over 70 acres on the shores of Lake Davenport, the apartment-style Bahama Bay Resort has a wonderful Caribbean feel. It is situated a 20-minute drive away from Walt Disney World® Resort, drive a little farther and you will arrive at the attractions of International Drive. It offers a quiet escape from the crowds and, with its comfortable 2 and 3-bedroom apartments and numerous swimming pools (including one with a white-sand beach), is perfect for relaxed family holidays.

Location is key, and a stay at the Sheraton Vistana Resort won’t disappoint as Walt Disney World® Resort is a mere 3 miles from the resort. On days spent away from the excitement of the bustling theme parks, you won’t be caught short of things to do at the Sheraton Vistana Resort. Sit back and relax in 1 of the 8 whirlpools, or for those with energy still left to burn, especially the kids, there’s 7 outdoor pools, 5 featuring children’s areas. From tennis and mini-golf to the arcade room and renting surrey bikes to explore, there are loads of things to do at the resort that will keep everyone occupied and entertained during your stay in sunny Florida.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • snack bar • 2 pool bars • wi-fi Internet in Clubhouse • 4 swimming pools • 6 whirlpools • Internet cafe • kids’ pool & splash pad • kids’ playground • games arcade • fitness centre • volleyball • tennis courts • beach • fishing dock • lake access • grocery store & gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 498 apartments • flat-screen TV • CD/DVD player & rentals • air-con • room service • separate living/dining area • fully-equipped kitchen • balcony or patio

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights self catering from £579 Extra nights from £22 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a 2 bedroom san salvador superior villa including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: 3 bedroom abacos superior villa from £5. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • marketplace • bar • 7 swimming pools • 8 whirlpools • waterfall • sauna • fitness centre • 13 tennis courts • basketball • volleyball • playground • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• fully-equipped kitchen • sofa bed • 42” LCD TV • DVD player • dishwasher • fridge • microwave • coffee maker

Upgrade to Business Class from £659 each way 7 nights self catering from £849 Extra nights from £60 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on an one bedroom villa including flights and taxes. Child prices from £293. Room upgrades: two bedroom villa from £16. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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SHERATON SAND KEY RESORT, CLEARWATER BEACH 4H The Sheraton occupies a quiet spot on stunning Clearwater Beach, facing the silkysoft white sands and with direct access to the adjacent picturesque Sand Key Park and Preserve. All the generously-sized rooms are furnished in a crisp, simple style and boast private balconies with either Gulf or Tampa Bay views. Everything you could want for a fun and relaxing beach holiday is on hand; but should you decide to step outside, it’s just minutes on the Jolly Trolley to the lively action on Clearwater Beach. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • cafe • heated swimming pool • children’s pool • whirlpool • fitness centre • tennis • watersports • gift shop • convenience store • complimentary self parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 390 rooms & suites • 37” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • bath amenities • bathrobes • room service • private balcony or patio

HILTON CLEARWATER BEACH 4H For a lively beachfront holiday this newly renovated hotel is difficult to beat. Right at the heart of the Clearwater action, the Hilton boasts a superb location on the beach across from the marina (departure point for dolphin excursions), and to Pier 60 with its bars and entertainments. Ideal for beach relaxation, it’s just steps from the pool to the super-soft sands with a fabulous beach bar on hand for cooling down in the sun. With plenty of activities for the little ones, exciting watersports and loads of entertainment nearby, the hotel is perfect for families with children of all ages. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants & 2 bars • poolside grill & bar • beach tiki bar • full service Starbucks coffee shop • 2 swimming pools • spa • fitness centre • bike rentals, wave runners & parasailing • kids’ club ROOM FACILITIES ••• 418 guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • balcony ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort payable locally

Prices are per person for 5 nights room only, based on twin share

Prices are per person for 5 nights room only, based on twin share

Traditional room from £809 Deluxe room from £994

Standard room from £453 Harbour view room from £498

SIRATA BEACH RESORT, ST. PETE BEACH 3+H The pastel-coloured Sirata Beach is a friendly resort with a Caribbean flair located within 13 tropical acres on the Gulf of Mexico. With an excellent location, right in the main strip of hotels along St. Pete’s glorious beach, you can enjoy the sea air while swaying in a hammock above the sand. The more energetic can enjoy the myriad watersports and activities on offer. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • 3 bars • fitness room • 2 swimming pools • whirlpool • watersport rental • gift shop • laundry ROOM FACILITIES ••• 382 guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • aircon • coffee maker • fridge • suites have kitchenette, living area & sofabed ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Resort fee payable locally, includes wi-fi Internet, 2 beach loungers, parking for 1 car per room, bicycle usage, resort activities & more! SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Free Nights: Stay 4 nights & receive 1 night free. Valid 01May1927Jun19 & 04Aug19-24Dec19. Not applicable to One Bedroom Gulf View rooms (excluding blackouts)

GUY HARVEY OUTPOST, A TRADEWINDS BEACH RESORT 3+H Located on the award-winning white sands of St. Pete Beach, Guy Harvey Outpost is ideal for those looking for an unforgettable beach getaway. Select rooms and suites can accommodate up to 10 guests and for that added bit of luxury there’s also the option of a whirlpool suite. The hotel’s SandBox beach lounge features VIP cabanas, open fire tables and the popular Sand Bar – perfect for relaxing at whilst soaking up the sun. Guests can dine at the cutting edge RumFish Grill, which showcases a 33,500 gallon aquarium, enjoy refreshments at the indoor and outdoor bars, or watch live entertainment. There are plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained; choose to unwind by the whirlpool or 1 of the resort pools, master a stand-up paddleboard, go fishing or venture on a thrilling diving adventure. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 4 restaurants & lounges • grab&go dining • indoor/outdoor bars • live entertainment • wi-fi Internet • 2 pools • VIP cabanas • fitness centre • fire pit • tennis, yoga, spa & salon (at neighbouring sister property) • watersports • touch tank • aquarium ROOM FACILITIES ••• flat-screen TV • mini-fridge • coffee maker • toaster • microwave

Prices are per person for 5 nights room only, based on twin share

Traditional room from £216 Studio from £281

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Resort fee payable locally, covers unlimited rides on the High Tide slide and Surf WipeOut, fitness centre, one parking pass per room, cabanas, internet, campfires and more!

Prices are per person for 5 nights room only, based on twin share

Standard room from £479 Courtyard view suite from £528

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

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GULF COAST

LONGBOAT KEY CLUB & RESORT 4+H

THE RITZ-CARLTON, SARASOTA 5H

The Longboat Key Club is a 410-acre resort situated on the white-sand beaches of Florida’s relaxed Gulf Coast, just off the mainland of Sarasota. Simply relax and soak up the sunshine at the beautiful resort swimming pool or completely unwind at the Opal Spa and treat yourself to a treatment or massage. The resort is an ideal place for families with a year-round kids’ club for children ages 5-12 years, and there’s a babysitting service available through concierge. The property also provides a complimentary shuttle to the shops and restaurants of St Armand’s Circle. If you prefer a more active holiday, other hotel facilities include 2 challenging golf courses and 20 Har-Tru tennis courts.

The Ritz-Carlton stands in downtown Sarasota, close to the city’s shopping and cultural attractions. The hotel boasts sweeping views of the bay from its luxurious rooms, excellent personal service and top-class facilities such as a full-service health spa, gourmet dining and nearby championship golf course. It’s a short shuttle ride to the hotel’s private beach club; 3 miles away where guests can enjoy the sands, the Gulf-front swimming pool or a meal from the beach grill restaurant.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 8 restaurants & lounges • large outdoor swimming pool • whirlpool • fitness centre • fitness classes • 20 tennis courts • volleyball • watersport rental • spa • 45 holes of golf • kids’ club (5-12 yrs)

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 266 guestrooms & suites • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • 24hr room service • private balcony

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • lobby lounge • spa • fitness centre • nearby 18-hole golf course & tennis courts • nearby private beach club & pool • kids’ activities (at the beach)

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 223 guestrooms & suites • 42” flat screen • mini-bar • microwave • Bose® Wave® radio • coffee maker • bathrobes • bathroom amenities ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Resort fee payable locally.

Prices are per person for 5 nights room only, based on twin share

Prices are per person for 5 nights room only, based on twin share

Limited view room from £537 Resort view room from £629 Club resort view room from £1121

Junior suite golf view from £624 Junior suite beach view from £735

TRIANON OLD NAPLES 3H

INN ON FIFTH, NAPLES 4H

Trianon Old Naples is a simple and peaceful hotel tucked away in a leafy residential area. It’s within easy walking distance to the fine restaurants and boutique shopping along Fifth Avenue, in the heart of downtown Naples. With a limited range of on-site facilities, this elegant little property is perhaps best suited to couples looking to explore the resort, rather than families who require to have everything at hand. Naples’ pristine beach is just 9 blocks from the hotel, and a sunset stroll along the pier is a wonderful way to round off your days.

Perfectly located on Fifth Avenue in the centre of Old Naples, this newly renovated boutique hotel lies amid a scenic downtown area alive with galleries, entertainment, shops, as well as evening dining with a wide selection of restaurants near by. This stylish, intimate property offers spacious rooms and suites plus valuable little extras such as free Internet and valet parking. Guests can enjoy quiet relaxation beside the swimming pool, or for a change of scenery, it’s only a 15-minute walk to the gorgeous sands of the Gulf Coast beaches.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• breakfast room • lounge bar • heated outdoor swimming pool • free parking • terrace by the pool with sun loungers

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • bar • rooftop pool • hot tub • 24hr fitness centre • health spa • concierge • laundry • free valet • parking • golf privileges at exclusive Naples courses

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 55 guestrooms with traditional furnishings • fridge • 32” LCD TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee

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ROOM FACILITIES ••• 119 guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • iPod dock • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker

Prices are per person for 5 nights room only, based on twin share

Prices are per person for 5 nights room only, based on twin share

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BRADENTON HOMES

FORT MYERS HOMES

These 3 and 4-bedroom Standard and Executive Homes based within quiet residential areas are located just south of Tampa Bay making them the ideal base from which to explore the local art and historical attractions, relax on a beach or play a round of golf. Each of the homes offer well-equipped kitchens, comfortable furnishings and air conditioning. The screened private pools are complete with sun loungers and chairs which makes a great spot to soak up the Florida sun or enjoy a bit of al fresco dining. We highly recommend pool heating between November to April, available at time of booking for a supplement.

These standard and executive 3 and 4-bedroom homes feature comfortable and spacious interiors offering the perfect home-from-home experience. All homes are within close driving distance to golf courses, shopping areas and a great selection of restaurants – ideal for nights you want to dine out. Each home features a private swimming pool, perfect for relaxing by and soaking up the Florida sunshine. To add to the comfort of your stay there’s a fully-equipped kitchen, air conditioning, towels and linen and also high-speed Internet access. Each house typically features a master bedroom with en suite, a second bedroom with queen size or double bed, and a third/fourth bedroom with 2 twin beds.

HOME FACILITIES ••• fully-equipped kitchen • private screened pool with sun loungers & chairs • linen & towels • air-con • wi-fi Internet

HOME FACILITIES ••• fully-equipped kitchen • swimming pool • linens & towels • washer & dryer • TV in living room & master bedroom • air-con

Prices are per person for 7 nights self catering, based on 6 people sharing

Prices are per person for 7 nights self catering, based on 6 people sharing

3 bedroom standard home from £235 3 bedroom executive home from £254

3 bedroom standard home from £235 3 bedroom executive home from £254

NAPLES HOMES

MARCO ISLAND HOMES

Situated in the charming area of Naples known for its tropical weather, beautiful beaches and relaxed lifestyle, these 3 and 4-bedroom Executive and Platinum homes are in an ideal location for a perfect holiday. All the homes are within a 10-20 minutes’ drive of the beach, feature their own swimming pool, some with lanai and have quality comfortable furnishings. The kitchens are fully equipped with everything you need to cook meals during your stay. Fresh linen and towels are also provided. Platinum homes boast larger floor plans in comparison to the Executive homes and many benefit from beautiful lake views.

These 3 and 4-bedroom Standard, Executive and Premier Waterfront homes are situated on Florida’s Southwest Coast. The nearby sun-washed white sandy beaches make the perfect place to spend the days with your family and friends. Each of the homes boast their own swimming pool, some with lanai, a fully-equipped kitchen, air conditioning and all linen and towels are provided. Choose between homes ideally located on quiet residential streets of private in-land lots or Premier Waterfront homes to enjoy beautiful canal-front views.

HOME FACILITIES ••• fully-equipped kitchen • private swimming pool with outdoor furniture • linens & towels • air-con • wi-fi Internet

HOME FACILITIES ••• fully-equipped kitchen • private swimming pool • linens & towels • washer & dryer • TV • air-con

Prices are per person for 7 nights self catering, based on 6 people sharing

Prices are per person for 7 nights self catering, based on 6 people sharing

3 bedroom executive home from £283 3 bedroom platinum home from £335

3 bedroom standard home from £265 3 bedroom executive home from £286

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MIAMI H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

PESTANA MIAMI SOUTH BEACH ART DECO BOUTIQUE HOTEL 4H Visit the Pestana South Beach, an Art Déco Boutique Hotel made up of 4 buildings with white and blue façades in the middle of Miami Beach. It is just 5 minutes from the waters of South Beach and only 9 minutes on foot from Lincoln Road, a fantastic openair shopping centre. In South Beach, you can immerse yourself in the most sophisticated side of architecture, culture and urban events, along with typical American beach culture. Close by, you can visit the Miami Beach Convention Center and the Miami Beach Golf Club.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee includes; 2 bottles of water daily, pool & beach towels, 2 beach chairs & sun umbrella per day

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• outdoor swimming pool • wi-fi Internet • valet parking (charge) • bike rental • ATM machine • concierge ROOM FACILITIES ••• 98 guestrooms • 37” LED TV • mini-bar • tea & coffee • bathrobes

Prices are per person for 5 nights room only, based on twin share

Art deco room from

£617

LOEWS MIAMI BEACH 4+H The wonderful newly renovated Loews Miami Beach is a large, modern, resort-style hotel located on Collins Avenue in the centre of South Beach. Most guestrooms and facilities are located in a modern 17-storey tower, but the Loews also incorporates the historic St. Moritz Hotel, which has been restored to its original Art Déco glory. There’s a generous oceanfront swimming pool, a wellequipped fitness centre and a fabulous new health spa which offers a range of exotic treatments. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • poolside bar • coffee shop • zero-entry oceanfront swimming pool • cabana & daybed rental • spa & salon • fitness centre • fitness classes • private stretch of beach • watersport rental • kids’ club (4-12 yrs) • boutique ROOM FACILITIES ••• 790 stylish guestrooms & suites • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • iPod dock • wi-fi Internet • air-con • Keurig coffee maker • bathrobe • bath amenities

Prices are per person for 5 nights room only, based on twin share

City view room from £751 Partial ocean view room from £789

FONTAINEBLEAU MIAMI BEACH 5H An icon of Miami Beach, the Fontainebleau has played host to Presidents and the Rat Pack - even James Bond has played a game of rummy here! The only hotel in Miami Beach to combine SoBe chic and resort style, with family friendliness offering a laid-back atmosphere in a legendary hotel in 5-star setting - the luxuriously furnished rooms and suites even have an iMac for a truly interactive stay. There’s a host of signature restaurants, a trendsetting nightclub and bars, a huge health spa, and a large beachfront poolscape, sure to be a focal point for any stay. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 12 restaurants, bars & lounges • nightclub • outdoor pools • fitness centre • watersports • spa • boutiques • children’s club with interactive water play area • wi-fi Internet ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,504 guestrooms & suites • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • iMac computer • air-con

Prices are per person for 5 nights room only, based on twin share

Chateau/Versailles standard room from £648 Chateau/Versailles ocean view room from £749

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H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

F O R T L A U D E R DA L E & T H E K E Y S

HILTON FORT LAUDERDALE BEACH RESORT 4H

PIER SIXTY-SIX HOTEL & MARINA 4H

Just across the road from the beach, this hotel enjoys a quieter location in North Fort Lauderdale and is just a few minutes walk from the plentiful shopping and dining on Las Olas and Sunrise. All studio and suite accommodations are extremely well-equipped with luxurious touches such as whirlpool tubs, custom-designed beds and spacious balconies. They also feature large windows with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and downtown skyline. The place to relax is at the Spa Q, or on the 6th floor where a sun terrace, swimming pool, spa and restaurant all enjoy gentle breezes and panoramic views across to the beach and Atlantic Ocean beyond.

Enjoying its own beautiful waterfront setting beside the Intracoastal Waterway, the Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina is a recognised Fort Lauderdale landmark. The adjacent marina offers a variety of watersports or, if you’re just looking to unwind in the sun, then the hotel’s tropical pool oasis with 2 pools and a huge hot tub is the place to be. Enjoy a selection of restaurants just a 20-minute walk across the causeway and the hotel’s free water taxi transport to the beach and downtown. Just a few minutes from Port Everglades, the hotel is well-suited as a relaxing pre or post-cruise stay.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • adult-only lounge • swimming pool • whirlpool • sundeck • fitness centre • spa • gift shop • bicycle rental • valet parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 374 studios & suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • 24hr room service • private balcony • whirlpool tub • kitchenette with fridge, hob & microwave

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 5 restaurants • 2 bars including pool bar • 2 swimming pools • large whirlpool • cabanas rental • fitness centre • watersport rental • tennis courts • spa • games room • complimentary beach shuttle ROOM FACILITIES ••• 384 guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • mini-fridge • Starbucks coffee & tea • air-con • bath amenities • private balcony

Prices are per person for 5 nights room only, based on twin share

Prices are per person for 5 nights room only, based on twin share

Intracoastal view guestroom from £491 Ocean view studio from £527

Marina pool view room from £290 Marina View Room from £323

HAWKS CAY RESORT, DUCK KEY 4H

CASA MARINA RESORT, KEY WEST 4H

Located in the heart of the Florida Keys surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, Hawks Cay Resort offers an extensive range of amenities and activities, making for a memorable family holiday. Enjoy classic Key’s dishes, fresh beer on tap and waterfront dining at the newly opened Angler and Ale restaurant. With a full-service marina, sailing, diving, fishing and an interactive dolphin programme, there is no shortage of things to do at Hawks Cay Resort.

Part of the Waldorf Astoria Collection, the Casa Marina is situated close to Duval Street and lies just a short walk away from the Key West Aquarium, the historic Old Town and lively Mallory Square. Unusual for a Key West hotel, the Casa Marina enjoys direct access to a stretch of beach, where there are hammocks and a pier for sunning, fishing and watersports. 2 oceanfront swimming pools and a friendly beach bar and restaurant are the perfect aid to relaxation.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 5 restaurants & lounges • 5 swimming pools • saltwater lagoon • whirlpool • fitness centre • sauna • spa • 8 tennis courts • dolphin interaction programme • watersports including scuba diving, snorkelling, boat rental, kiteboarding, deep sea fishing (all with local charge) • marina • bike hire • kids’ pool • kid’s & teen’s entertainment • babysitting service • gift shop • laundry • hair salon

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • café • bar • 2 outdoor swimming pools • fitness centre • spa • direct beach access • watersports (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 311 guestrooms • fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • aircon • coffee maker • room service

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 177 guestrooms & suites with island or ocean view • 250 villas • mini-fridge • 37” plasma TV • radio • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • room service • upscale amenities

Prices are per person for 5 nights room only, based on twin share

Hawks Cay guest room from £507 Sunset village two bedroom town home villa from £791

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Prices are per person for 5 nights room only, based on twin share

King guest room from £831 Ocean view room from £968


PA L M B E A C H A R E A H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

THE COLONY HOTEL 4H The Colony Hotel is an upscale 4-star boutique hotel located on the island of Palm Beach and is only steps to the beach and famous Worth Avenue stores and restaurants. The Colony’s hotel rooms reflect a British West Indies décor with pale yellow walls, tropically inspired with imported mahogany furniture. Those desiring more upscale accommodations can enjoy the 2-bedroom villas complete with full kitchens and their own pool area. Why not relax around the Florida-shaped swimming pool located in a lovely garden setting with service provided by the unique Bimini Bar? In the evening enjoy entertainment at the Royal Room Cabaret or choose to dine and dance in the Polo Steakhouse Restaurant. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • café • bar • entertainment lounge & cabaret • 2 pools • beach chairs & umbrellas • nearby golf & tennis facilities • spa & salon services • baby sitting service (charge) • car & bike rental • valet parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 90 rooms, suites, villas & penthouses • cable TV channels • wi-fi Internet • luxurious bath amenities

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from Premium guest room from

£56 £71

WEST PALM BEACH MARRIOTT 4H Set in lush, green surroundings, the West Palm Beach Marriott offers a tranquil oasis in the Floridian sun, with spacious rooms, modern amenities and a renowned Bistro. A complimentary shuttle service is available from Palm Beach Airport. The hotel is only minutes away from CityPlace – the best shopping, entertainment and dining experience that the Palm Beaches has to offer – and is only 1.5 miles from the nearest beach. On-site guests will find an outdoor swimming pool, whirlpool and fitness centre. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • Starbucks® • heated outdoor swimming pool • whirlpool • fitness centre • laundry • complimentary airport shuttle • on-site parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 352 spacious guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • premium channels • radio • wi-fi Internet • air-con • mini-fridge • tea & coffee • bathroom amenities

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard guest room from

£41

THE BREAKERS PALM BEACH 5H This luxury resort is located in a magnificent setting that directly overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. The Breakers is the only oceanfront resort situated in the heart of the Island of Palm Beach, Florida. An extraordinary beachfront experience; abundant opportunities for recreation or relaxation, on land or at sea, golf, tennis, spa, fitness and watersports such as scuba diving or snorkelling; a bounty of activities to explore the resort’s hidden gems or the destinations, from kitchen and bakeshop tours to ecotours and island bicycle tours; cooking demonstrations or wine seminars; and fabulous on-site shopping at 11 stylish boutiques. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 9 restaurants • 9 bars • Sunday brunch • in-room dining • 4 pools • 5 whirlpools • spa • beach bungalows for daily rental • 2 18-hole championship golf courses • golf & tennis academy • 10 tennis courts • fitness centre • bicycle rental • family entertainment centre • playground • kids’ club • 11 on-site boutiques ROOM FACILITIES ••• 540 guestrooms & suites • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • bath amenities

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Deluxe guest room with resort view from £115 Deluxe guest room with partial ocean view from £128

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Western USA

USA

Western USA at a glance At first it was the gold rush that brought people from across the world to the Western USA. Today, the wealth lies in the amazing natural and man-made attractions that can be found. Where you decide to go depends on the type of holiday you’re after. For vibrant cities look no further than Seattle, San Francisco and Las Vegas. For glorious wilderness scenery, spend time in Yellowstone National Park, the Rockies or the spectacular Grand Canyon.

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BEST TIME TO VISIT: Western USA covers such a variety of landscapes, and climate conditions are varied. In California around Los Angeles and San Diego, you can expect a pleasant year-round climate with long, hot summers, whilst in the northern states around San Francisco and Seattle, you can expect a temperate climate with regular rainfall and frequent coastal mists and fog. Las Vegas and Arizona have a dry, desert climate meaning very hot summers but cool, even chilly evenings in the winter.

TIME DIFFERENCE: GMT -8 hours Western Coast Cities and -7 hours Denver. FLIGHT INFORMATION: Direct flights are available to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Las Vegas and Seattle and include British Airways and Virgin Atlantic, United Airlines and American Airlines. FLYING TIME FROM UK: Approx 11 hours to Los Angeles, San Francisco. Approx 10 hours to Seattle, Denver and Las Vegas.

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ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE

WATER PARADISE

It has to be flying over the Grand Canyon. Staring down into this ancient abyss that’s carved into the Arizona desert is truly remarkable.

Crater Lake National Park in Washington state is named after the stunning lake that fills the cone of an extinct volcano – don’t forget your camera.

GREAT JOURNEY

DATES FOR THE DIARY

Western USA has some spectacular road trips. To really live the American dream drive all or part of Route 66 from Chicago to LA.

For something completely different head to San Francisco for Gay Pride and see the streets filled with colour and character.

WHERE TO GO FOR ADVENTURE

The West’s answer to Orlando - Anaheim’s Disneyland Resort will be loved by all.

The USA’s oldest National Park - Yellowstone National Park is a wonderland of mountains, plains, geothermal activity and incredible wildlife. BEST BEACHES When it comes to posing, it’s all about Venice Beach in Los Angeles. A meeting place for the bold and beautiful, it gives a fascinating insight into the LA lifestyle. LIVE LIKE A LOCAL Take an audio tour of Alcatraz in San Francisco Bay. As you walk into the cells of this infamous prison you can hear the stories of the most notorious prisoners. It’s eerie, but enthralling.

BEST FOR KIDS

AMAZING WILDLIFE Yosemite National Park has an abundance of wildlife – keep your eyes peeled for bears and coyotes. SPLASH OUT Vegas has some of the grandest, most extravagant hotels on Earth. Try the stylish Bellagio or the all-suite eco-friendly Vdara Hotel.

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Las Vegas

The entertainment capital of the world promises excitement for all who visit, with amazing hotels, star-studded shows and non-stop gambling in the world’s largest casinos. You can win a fortune at the roll of a dice, and then spend the lot in boutique shopping malls, nightclubs or in the bewildering array of places to eat. Las Vegas is also a major gateway to southwest America’s finest national parks – a flight-seeing excursion to the Grand Canyon is highly recommended.

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Hotels 1. Cosmopolitan 2. Golden Nugget 3. Excalibur 4. The Linq Hotel 5. New York, New York 6. Luxor 7. Park MGM 8. Planet Hollywood 9. Signature at MGM Grand 10. MGM Grand 11. Mirage 12. Caesars Palace 13. Mandalay Bay 14. Tropicana 15. Paris 16. Bally’s 17. The Venetian 18. The Palazzo 19. Wynn 20. Encore 21. Bellagio 22 Vdara 23. Aria 24. Treasure Island 25. The Cromwell 26. Hard Rock 27. The Delano 18. Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

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• Take a 4WD jeep ride into the desert and see the stark beauty of the Nevada landscape. • If you don’t want to splash the cash on a Vegas show, stop by for a free performance of the Bellagio’s fountains. • Feeling brave? Try one of the ‘thrill’ rides on the top of the Stratosphere Hotel and Casino. • Take a helicopter tour over the Hoover Dam and out to the Grand Canyon. • If your budget can afford it stay 5* in one of Vegas’ extravagant hotels.


LAS VEGAS SIGHTSEEING

VEGAS NIGHTS

GRAND CANYON HELICOPTER FALCON FLIGHT

Departures and Duration: Nightly commencing at dusk for approximately 12-15 minutes Enjoy the ‘City of Lights’ from the best view possible...THE SKY! Vegas Nights is an amazing helicopter tour flying over the mega resorts of the Las Vegas Strip from the New York-New York skyline to the Bellagio Fountains and the never-fading light of the Luxor pyramid. Prior to your departure from Maverick’s Las Vegas terminal, you will be served Champagne. You will experience breathtaking sights from inside one of Maverick’s ECO-Star helicopters, the ‘limousine of the sky’. Includes complimentary transportation to and from hotels within 5 miles of the Strip.

Departures and Duration: Daily for approximately 3.5 hours (hotel to hotel) Experience an exhilarating helicopter tour, informative commentary and spectacular aerial views before descending into the Grand Canyon and soaring like a falcon over the mighty Colorado River. Enjoy stunning aerial views of geological rock formations, cathedral buttresses and pillars with amazing natural vivid colours. After leaving the Grand Canyon, your flight includes panoramic views of the rugged Mojave Desert wilderness. Why not combine an incredible Grand Canyon helicopter tour with a Black Canyon river raft float tour? Enjoy breathtaking views of the Black Canyon with the possibility of spotting big horn sheep, osprey and great blue heron.

Fuel surcharge payable locally.

Prices from £87 per person.

Prices from £235 per person; combined with Black Canyon river raft float tour £389 per person.

GRAND CANYON EXPLORER TOUR

GOLDEN EAGLE AIR TOUR

Departures and Duration: Daily for approximately 7.5 hours (hotel to hotel) Your ultimate adventure will begin with a 40-minute flight to the Grand Canyon’s South Rim aboard a Maverick’s Beechcraft 1900D aircraft. Departing from Henderson terminal and continuing with ground transportation into the Grand Canyon National Park, enjoy the awe-inspiring vistas, panoramic overlooks and trails that can only be accessed from inside the park. Enjoy the scenic outlooks, historic lodges, hiking trails and the visitor’s centre before finding a quiet spot to enjoy your included gourmet box lunch as you absorb the magnificence of the Grand Canyon and capture memories to last a lifetime. Includes complimentary transportation to and from hotels within 5 miles of the Strip. Also available is the Grand Canyon Dream air and land excursion which includes an additional helicopter flight over the Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest part of the National Park.

Departures and Duration: Daily for approximately 4 hours (hotel to hotel) The Golden Eagle Air Tour is perfect for Las Vegas guests who are pressed for time but would still like to see as much of the Grand Canyon as possible. Departing from a private heliport in Boulder City, this tour includes aerial views of both Hoover Dam and Lake Mead before reaching the spectacular West Rim of the Grand Canyon. Your scenic journey is hosted aboard one of the luxurious helicopters complete with wrap around windows. These aircrafts have been designed from the ground up for sightseeing and feature a near 180-degree field of view, passenger-to-pilot communications, and choreographed music through noise-cancelling headsets.

Fuel surcharge payable locally.

Prices from £286 per person.

Prices from £235 per person.

VIP SKYWALK EXPRESS

WIND DANCER AIR & LANDING TOUR

Departures and Duration: Daily for approximately 5-5.5 hours (hotel to hotel) Get VIP treatment on this express helicopter flight with entrance to the Skywalk at Grand Canyon West. The scenic helicopter tour flies over Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Grand Canyon before landing on the West Rim where a complimentary shuttle awaits. Your first stop is Eagle Point, home of the Skywalk Bridge. You’ll receive a front-of-the-line pass to experience the magnificent views a mile beneath your feet on the glass-bottom bridge. Pose for a complimentary souvenir photo and receive a souvenir bag filled with snacks before boarding the helicopter for your return flight.

Departures and Duration: Daily for approximately 4 hours (hotel to hotel) Experience an exhilarating helicopter tour as you fly over Lake Las Vegas, Lake Mead, Hoover Dam and Fortification Hill, an extinct volcano, along with many other breathtaking views, whilst keeping an eye open for wildlife along the way. Maverick’s Grand Canyon helicopter tour will descend and land 3,500 feet into the Grand Canyon in Hualapai Indian Territory. Champagne, beverages and a light snack will be served some 300 feet above the mighty Colorado River in one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. For an extra special alternative, book the Wind Dancer Sunset tour, which flies back over the Las Vegas Strip at sunset. Includes complimentary transportation to and from hotels within 5 miles of the Strip. Fuel surcharge payable locally.

Prices from £399 per person.

Prices from £429 per person.

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SIGHTSEEING

LAS VEGAS

CIRQUE DE SOLEIL

EXOTIC RACING

During your stay in Vegas, be awed by dynamic theatrical landscapes as entire empires appear on colossal stages at Cirque Du Soleil. Each 90-minute performance from KÀ, The Beatles and Michael Jackson – to name a few - are full of mesmerising aerial and acrobatic performances. Some of the venues feature seats with speakers in their headrests that will completely engulf you by sound during the performance. Be sure to book early to avoid disappointment as they sell out fast. Pre-booking also ensures you won’t miss the show or end up paying over the odds for your ticket.

Ever wanted to know what it feels like to drive a supercar on a racetrack? Exotic Racing offer the largest fleet of exotic supercars from Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Aston Martin, Audi, Corvette, and the Nissan GT-R. Take the wheel of one of these incredible machines and push their performance to the limit with one-on-one coaching from a professional racing instructor at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Prices from £71 per person.

Ride Along Experience prices from £176 per person (Nissan GT-R Premium 5 laps).

SAVOURS OF THE STRIP

HUALAPAI RANCH OVERNIGHT CABIN STAY BY HELICOPTER & GROUND TOUR

Departures and Duration: Daily for 3 hours This 3-hour evening tour is a show in and of itself as you get whisked inside the exclusive doors of Vegas’ most dynamic restaurants to enjoy their most memorable and luxurious fare. This is the crème de la crème of tours, an invitation for true connoisseurs to indulge in gourmet dishes, all prepared with utmost care by a roster of A-list chefs. At each stop, you’ll savour appetisers, entrées or desserts – comprising a complete meal designed to pique all senses.

Departures: Daily Experience an incredible Grand Canyon helicopter flight with an overnight stay in a Western-style cabin facing the Canyon’s West Rim. You will be picked up from your Las Vegas area hotel and transferred to the heli-port. From there you will take the approximate 40-minute flight to the Grand Canyon West Rim including a tour below the rim of the canyon. Once you have checked into your climate-controlled cabin at Hualapai Ranch featuring bathroom with shower, savour a Western-style meal at the Dance Hall, relax surrounded by the glow of the campfire while enjoying Western hospitality, then S’mores and cowboy entertainment under the twinkling Arizona stars. Next morning after breakfast, explore the breathtaking panoramic views of the West Rim and the mighty Colorado River with the Hop-On-Hop-Off Shuttle transporting you to all of the West Rim viewpoints, with history and culture at Eagle Point. See live Native American Tribal dances and learn about the Hualapai’s proud culture and colourful history. The return to Las Vegas takes around 3 hours by bus transfer. Optional activites payable locally (weather permitting) horseback riding along the Grand Canyon Rim and admission to the Grand Canyon Skywalk

Prices from £118 per person.

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Prices from £585 per person.


LAS VEGAS H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

BELLAGIO 5H Experience Bellagio’s extraordinary AAA Five Diamond award-winning hospitality with elegantly appointed rooms and suites. Luxurious accommodations feature sophisticated design elements fused with state-of-the-art technology, ensuring an incomparable stay. 5 Mediterranean-inspired pools and Spa & Salon Bellagio provide a relaxing sanctuary, while gourmet dining, “O™” by Cirque du Soleil® and electric nightlife thrill the senses. Coupled with the magnificent Fountains of Bellagio™ at the resort’s entrance and the beautiful floral display of the Conservatory & Botanical Gardens just past the lobby, Bellagio exceeds guests’ expectations, time and time again.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort per room, per night payable locally

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 19 restaurants & bars • showroom • The Bank nightclub • casino • 5 outdoor swimming pools • soaking tub • fitness centre • spa & beauty centre • designer boutiques • botanical gardens & conservatory ROOM FACILITIES ••• 3,933 luxurious guestrooms • mini-bar • 40” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • 24hr room service • iHome docking station

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £639 Extra nights from £47 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a run of house room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: fountain view room from £29. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

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LAS VEGAS

WYNN LAS VEGAS 5H Getaway to glamorous Wynn Las Vegas where you can always expect an extraordinary experience in this 2,716 luxury resort. Explore beautiful ambiance everywhere you look with elegant classic décor, satisfying culinary options, pampering full-service spa, energetic nightclubs, indulgent boutiques and spectacular entertainment. The hotel exemplifies lavish accommodations with spacious guestrooms and suites that feature signature Wynn Dream Beds and floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the city and beyond. Daytime activities like decadent pool-side cabanas will make you revel in relaxation. As night falls enjoy a fantastic dinner and the daring aquatics of the spectacular show Le Rêve – The Dream.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room per night payable locally.

SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Added Value: Ask about Wynn special package offers.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 14 restaurants & bars • showroom • Intrigue nightclub • casino • 3 swimming pools • whirlpools • fitness centre • full-service spa & salon • complimentary parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 2,716 rooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • iPod docking station • Internet (charge) • air-con • 24hr room service • floor-to-ceiling windows

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £699 Extra nights from £59 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a deluxe resort room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: deluxe panoramic view room from £19. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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LAS VEGAS H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

ENCORE AT WYNN LAS VEGAS 5H Flowing seamlessly under the same roof as Wynn Las Vegas, Encore offers European-inspired luxury and sophistication. The opulent suites have panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows offering dramatic views and the ultimate in luxurious fittings; from the Wynn Dream Beds to the marble and limestone bathrooms. No fewer than 4 signature restaurants from some of the USA’s leading chefs, countless cosy lounges and bars, and a new take on casino gambling offer a different, more intimate type of Las Vegas experience. A spa and beauty salon, swimming pools and 2 chic nightclubs cater for most relaxation needs.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room per night payable locally.

SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Added Value: Ask about Encore special package offers.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 4 signature restaurants • lounges & bars • 2 nightclubs • 1 day club • casino • 2 outdoor swimming pools • spa • beauty salon • exclusive shopping boutiques • complimentary parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 2,034 suites • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • iPod docking station • Internet (charge) • air-con • 24hr room service • floor-to-ceiling windows

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £699 Extra nights from £59 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a resort suite including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: panoramic suite from £19. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

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LAS VEGAS

ARIA RESORT & CASINO 5H Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, ARIA Resort & Casino is a AAA Five Diamond award-winning destination that is different by design. It is an epic resort filled with spectacular public spaces, lavish amenities and endless temptations. ARIA’s luxurious guestrooms and suites, including the exclusive Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award-winning ARIA Sky Suites, feature plush bedding, expansive floor-to-ceiling windows and advanced integrated technology that puts total control of lighting, temperature, music and breathtaking views at guests’ fingertips. The resort features a variety of dining options from awardwinning chefs, a distinctive collection of lounges and bars, the indulgent Spa & Salon at ARIA. From world-class shopping and exhilarating gaming to the limitless adventures around every corner, ARIA will leave you breathless.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 16 restaurants • 8 lounges & bars • Jewel nightclub • casino • 3 outdoor swimming pools • spa • CityCenter fine art collection • Liquid Day Club & Lounge ROOM FACILITIES ••• 4,004 guestrooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • CD/DVD player • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • air-con • 24hr room service • floor-to-ceiling windows

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £639 Extra nights from £48 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a deluxe room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: deluxe strip view room from £10. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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LAS VEGAS H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

THE COSMOPOLITAN OF LAS VEGAS 5H The fabulous Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas enjoys a prestigious position, set at the centre of the Las Vegas Strip. The hotel features sleek, contemporary décor and spacious terraces encompassed by sweeping views of the Las Vegas skyline. The high-end living space is complemented by top-class dining from award-winning chefs and restaurant brands. Indulge in one of North America’s finest Greek restaurants, Estiatorio Milos one night, visit food lovers’ heaven at the Blue Ribbon the next, or choose The Cosmpolitan’s newest venue, Beauty & Essex. The hotel’s Pool District offers unrivalled service and a choice of 3 distinct pool experiences: the Boulevard Pool overlooking the Strip, the Chelsea Pool for a re-energising escape, or the Marquee Dayclub Pool – which is an extension of the nightclub. The Marquee Nightclub attracts top international house music DJs, and the highest calibre of talent makes these huge, extravagant dance parties a night to remember. Combine all this with luxurious rooms, a glittering casino, and the serenity of Sahra Spa & Hammam, and you have a unique resort experience.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally.

SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Added Value: One complimentary breakfast for two per stay (only certain room types, please ask for details).

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 18 restaurants • 4 bars • day club • nightclub • casino • concert hall • 3 swimming pools • wi-fi Internet (included in mandatory resort fee) • health spa • tennis • fitness centre • wedding service ROOM FACILITIES ••• 3,041 urban-style guestrooms • floor-to-ceiling windows • SMART TVs with access to Netflix, Youtube, Pandora & Hulu • marble bathrooms • upgraded room types offer private terrace

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £669 Extra nights from £52 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a city room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: terrace studio from £12. All room upgrade/ supplement prices are per person per night.

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

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VDARA HOTEL & SPA 5H Vdara Hotel & Spa is an all-suite AAA Four Diamond boutique hotel. Created for those who love the excitement of Las Vegas but prefer to enjoy it in an exclusive, non-gaming, smoke-free, sustainable environment. Designed by RV Architecture, LLC, led by Rafael Viñoly, the 57-storey tower hosts 1,495 designed suites. Vdara features open floor plans and horizontally oriented windows that offer expansive views of the city and mountains.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• lounge • rooftop swimming pool • spa • beauty salon • fitness centre • 24hr concierge • Market Café Vdara • CityCenter fine art collection • access to all of the gaming, dining, shopping & nightlife at ARIA ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,495 suites • mini-bar • 42” flat-screen TV • CD/DVD player • MP3 dock • wi-fi Internet • air-con • 24hr room service • kitchen with hob & microwave

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £699 Extra nights from £59 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a studio suite including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: studio parlour suite from £3. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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THE VENETIAN® LAS VEGAS 5H At the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, this spectacular resort delights with its wonderful attention to detail. Themed on the beautiful Italian city of Venice, canals, sidewalk cafes, and gondola rides bring a touch of romantic Italy to the Nevada desert. The Venetian boasts 36 storeys of impeccably furnished suites about twice the size of the average Las Vegas hotel room, each a warm, opulent oasis from the bustle of the dazzling casinos, nightclubs, and showrooms. After a night on the town, nestle down into crisp Egyptian cotton linens and let the remote-controlled Roman shades set your mood. The vast array of entertainment, dining, and shopping at The Venetian is sure to impress. Canyon Ranch® spa features not only a fitness centre and beauty salon, but also a rock climbing wall. The gorgeous pool area is reminiscent of an idyllic Venetian garden. No less than 10 fine-dining restaurants are complemented further by 23 casual eateries. World-class entertainment options will leave you spinning; from the trendy TAO nightclub to the dynamic Human Nature Jukebox. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurants & bars • nightclub • 3 showrooms • casino • swimming pools • whirlpool • Canyon Ranch SpaClub® & fitness centre • gondola rides • Madame Tussauds™ Wax Museum • Grand Canal Shoppes® ROOM FACILITIES ••• 4,027 suites • mini-bar • 32” flat-screen TV • CD/DVD player • wi-fi Internet • sunken living area • spacious bathroom • 24hr room service

THE PALAZZO® LAS VEGAS 5H The Palazzo® is a stunning all-suite resort dressed in elegant European style. Sister property of The Venetian®, a luxury resort next door, boasts a comprehensive list of restaurants, outlets, and gaming that tops any of its neighbouring Strip hotels. An incredible array of quality restaurants conjures up every type of cuisine, and the resident nightlife includes the hit show Baz - A Musical Tour de Force, and the new glamorous cocktail retreat Rosina—where guests can top up their Champagne with the push of a button. The Palazzo suites — enormous by any standard — offer exceptional levels of space and are the height of exquisite luxury; bed chambers encase plush pillow-top beds, sunken living areas feature a dining table and two HDTVs. Remote-control curtains and shades reveal magnificent skyline views that encompass many of the unique Las Vegas landmarks. Rack up the luxury a notch with a club-level upgrade to Prestige at The Palazzo®, where an exclusive lounge offers a Champagne check-in, breakfast, teas, coffees, canapés, and evening cocktails. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurants & cafes • bar & lounges • prestige lounge • showroom • casino • swimming pools • whirlpools • Canyon Ranch® spa • use of all resort facilities at The Venetian ROOM FACILITIES ••• 3,025 Suites & Prestige Suites • mini-bar • 42” & 32” flat-screen TVs • CD/DVD player • wi-fi Internet • sunken living area • spacious bathroom • 24hr room service

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £669 Extra nights from £54 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a luxury suite including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: bella suite from £15. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £699 Extra nights from £62 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a luxury suite including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: bella suite from £15. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

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CAESARS PALACE 4+H Evoking images of ancient Rome, the luxurious Caesars Palace is located right at the heart of the Strip. You’ll feel transported back in time as you step into Caesars Palace Forum Shops to roam the designer shops. Rooms are in the Forum, Julius, Octavius and Palace Towers and feature stylishly modern furnishings including 2 LCD TVs (one embedded in the bathroom mirror), and large walk-in rain showers. The 85-acre resort offers 25 diverse dining options including the award-winning Bacchanal Buffet, as well as celebrity chef-branded restaurants by Gordon Ramsay, Bobby Flay, Nobu Matsuhisa, Guy Savoy, Brian Malarkey’s Searsucker Las Vegas and MR CHOW. From the superb Garden of the Gods’ swimming complex, complete with statues, fountains and the exclusive Venus pool club, to the neo-classical spa, Caesars Palace offers everything you need for a decadent holiday.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• an array of restaurants & cafes • 2 nightclubs • Colosseum Theatre • casino • outdoor swimming pools • 2 whirlpools • fitness centre • spa, sauna & steam • 140 top-name designer shops ROOM FACILITIES ••• 3,980 guestrooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • MP3 dock • wi-fi Internet • air-con • 24hr room service

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £839 Extra nights from £88 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a julius deluxe room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: palace premium studio from £31. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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MANDALAY BAY RESORT AND CASINO 4+H Step inside Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and discover an oasis. Put away your inhibitions and awaken the primal side within. Outside, bask in the sun on the iconic Mandalay Bay Beach. Inside, 3,211 redesigned rooms and suites feature 42-inch high definition plasma-screen TVs, wi-fi Internet access and simply chic styling. This epic AAA Four Diamond award-winning, untamed resort is known around the country for some of the finest restaurants and hottest nightlife experiences you will find in Las Vegas. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 21 restaurants • 3 bars • LIGHT nightclub • 3-storey beachside entertainment complex • beachside casino • 6 outdoor swimming pools • spa & health club (charge) • shark reef aquarium • The Shoppes at Mandalay Place • House of Blues Music Hall ROOM FACILITIES ••• 3,211 guestrooms • mini-bar • 42” LED TVs • iHome dock • wi-fi Internet • air-con • 24hr room service

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally.

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £589 Extra nights from £38 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a run of house room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: elite suite king from £41. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

DELANO LAS VEGAS 5H Experience luxury by design. At Delano Las Vegas, personalised service and high-end design mix brilliantly. The resort evokes the utmost in luxury with an unexpected touch of individuality, creating many intimate moments within the gleaming 43-story tower. Defined by its style and sophistication, Delano Las Vegas appeals to the most discerning travellers from around the globe. With an all-suite boutique offering — from 725-square-foot suites with spacious spa-style baths and separate living rooms to luxurious 1,642-square-foot suites, Delano Las Vegas brings the effortless style and unparalleled service of the original Delano South Beach to the energy and buzz of the Las Vegas Strip. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • 2 lounges • cafe • coffee shop • lounge • fitness centre • spa • use of all Mandalay Bay facilities ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,117 suites • mini-bar • 46” LED HDTV • stereo & docking station • wi-fi Internet • air-con • 24hr room service

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally.

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £629 Extra nights from £46 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a run of house room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: delano king suite from £5. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

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THE CROMWELL 5H The Cromwell, Las Vegas Strip’s first boutique hotel offers luxurious accommodations in an intimate, Parisian-inspired atmosphere. Each of the hotel’s 188 rooms offers hardwood floors and plush furnishings, radiating both modern and vintage flair. The rooftop of the Cromwell is a 24-hour entertainment experience with a difference. By day relax on one of the daybeds beside the pool. By night the rooftop transforms into a state-of-the-art party venue, 11 storeys up overlooking Las Vegas Boulevard. The Cromwell’s Giada restaurant offers a marriage of Italian cuisine with healthy Californian influences.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • 2 bars • casino • rooftop beach club • nightclub • after hours lounge • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 188 guestrooms & suites • wi-fi Internet • 55” flat-screen TV • air-con • tea & coffee station in lobby • sitting area • bathroom with rain shower

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £659 Extra nights from £52 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a deluxe room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: luxury room from £8. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

THE SIGNATURE AT MGM GRAND 5H The Signature at MGM Grand is your gateway to the best of Las Vegas. 3 all-suite towers adjacent to MGM Grand set new standards in personalised service and amenities in a non-smoking, non-gaming environment. Directly connected to the energy and excitement of MGM Grand as well as the serene luxury of The Signature, you get the best of both worlds. The Signature invites relaxation with private balconies, pillow-top beds, flat-screen TVs, full kitchens and lavish bathrooms. Venture out for a swim in 1 of 3 private pools, a workout in the fitness centre, or a drink at The Lounge. The premier concierge service will organise gourmet in-suite dining while you enjoy breathtaking balcony views from your suite. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 1 deli/cafe • bar/lounge • 2 fitness centres • 3 outdoor swimming pools • spa & in-suite treatments • use of all MGM Grand facilities including restaurants & lounges • concierge service ROOM FACILITIES ••• 576 luxurious suites • flat-screen TV • CD/DVD player • wi-fi Internet • whirlpool tub • kitchenette • 24hr room service

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally.

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £629 Extra nights from £45 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a deluxe suite including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: deluxe balcony suite from £6. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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MGM GRAND HOTEL & CASINO 4+H MGM Grand is The Entertainment Authority — renowned for its star-studded events at the Grand Garden Arena, spectacular entertainment like KÀ™ by Cirque du Soleil, world-class dining featuring celebrity chefs like Joël Robuchon, Tom Colicchio and Michael Mina, plus unbeatable nightlife including Hakkasan, the stunning 5-level restaurant and nightclub complex with a celebrity DJ lineup like no other. The 5,795 modern and well-appointed rooms and suites provide accommodations for every need. This vibrant resort also features a state-of-the-art, non-smoking conference centre, a spacious casino floor, the Grand Spa, Cristophe Salon and an inviting 6.5-acre pool complex, plus Wet Republic Ultra pool offering “daylife” where guests can enjoy a pool party atmosphere while listening to celebrity DJ beats. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 17 restaurants & cafes • bars/nightclubs • arena • TV studio • showroom • casino • 6.5 acre pool complex • fitness centre • spa • shopping ROOM FACILITIES ••• 5,000 spacious guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • 24hr room service

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally.

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £599 Extra nights from £39 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a west wing king room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: grand king room from £4. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

PLANET HOLLYWOOD RESORT 4+H Planet Hollywood encompasses more than 100,000 square-feet of gaming, all new beautifully designed guestrooms and suites, several lounges and 10 restaurants including Gordon Ramsay’s Burger, KOI, Strip House, the award-winning Spice Market Buffet and LA’s Pink’s Hot Dogs. The Planet Hollywood Spa by Mandara offers a sanctuary of relaxation for days after exploring the Strip. The resort is also home to one of pop music’s biggest superstars Gwen Stefani’s brand new show, “JUST A GIRL”. The property is encircled by Miracle Mile Shops with over 170 speciality stores and restaurants. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 20 restaurants • 5 bars/nightclubs • casino • 2 outdoor swimming pools • spa & health club (charge) • shopping mall • Zappos Theatre ROOM FACILITIES ••• 2,567 movie-themed guestrooms • fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • marble & granite bathroom

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £569 Extra nights from £32 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on an ultra hip room king including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: ultra hip room premium fountain view from £51. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

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LUXOR HOTEL & CASINO 4H Rising 350 feet above Las Vegas, Luxor Hotel & Casino’s onyx-hued pyramid beckons with the world’s brightest beam of light shooting from its peak. A dazzling convergence of gaming, dining and entertainment awaits within. Experience an intriguing slant on Vegas nightlife at the glowing Aurora or the high energy of Flight Bar. Taste the exquisite at the top-rated steakhouse — a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner — TENDER® steak & seafood. Witness the most spectacular performance from the Blue man Group in Nov 2018. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 8 restaurants • 5 bars • 2 showrooms • casino • 4 swimming pools • whirlpools • health spa • shopping mall & exhibitions ROOM FACILITIES ••• 4,400 spacious Pyramid & Tower guestrooms • 46” LED HDTV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • showers only in pyramid rooms • 24hr room service

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally.

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £589 Extra nights from £37 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a run of house room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: pyramid king room from £2. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

THE MIRAGE HOTEL AND CASINO 4+H The Mirage Hotel and Casino offers exquisite AAA Four Diamond accommodations with 3,044 rooms and suites providing the utmost in contemporary comfort and features an ever-evolving dynamic of nightlife and lounges, tantalising restaurants and enticing shows such as The Beatles™ LOVE™ by Cirque du Soleil. The unique blend of lush, tropical landscaping, well-appointed accommodations, fine-dining, boutique shopping, world-class entertainment and a first-class spa and salon, combined with unique attractions such as Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat, provides guests with an exciting, contemporary playground. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 14 restaurants • 4 bars & lounges • showroom • casino • large tropical outdoor swimming pool • soaking tubs • sauna, steam & spa (charge) • dolphin & tiger habitat (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 3,044 guestrooms • mini-bar • flat-screen HDTV • iHome dock • wi-fi Internet • air-con • pillow-top mattress • 24hr room service

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £569 Extra nights from £34 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a run of house room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: resort view room from £4. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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TROPICANA LAS VEGAS 4H Tropicana Las Vegas – a DoubleTree by Hilton is a Penn National Gaming resort located on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip, just minutes from the airport, major convention centres and top entertainment stadiums. With a unique South Beach vibe after a $200 million complete transformation, the hotel features renovated rooms, suites and luxury villas, a fresh redesign of the 50,000-square-foot casino, several award-winning restaurants, a state-of-the-art race and sports book, and Glow®, a Mandara Spa and fitness centre. Tropicana features first-class entertainment and live music in the Tropicana Lounge.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 4 restaurants & cafes • 4 bars & lounges • swimming pool • spa & salon • fitness centre • casino • Tropicana Theatre • Laugh Factory Las Vegas • retail outlets • laundry • complimentary valet parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,472 guestrooms, suites & villas • 42” flat-screen LCD TV • universal docking station • iHome clock radio • wi-fi Internet • air-con

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £559 Extra nights from £31 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a deluxe room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: deluxe tower room from £18. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

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NEW YORK-NEW YORK HOTEL & CASINO 4H The excitement of the streets of New York comes to life with a distinctly Vegas attitude. New York-New York features 12 New York inspired skyscrapers that house 2,024 guestrooms, a 150-foot replica of the Statue of Liberty, a 300-foot replica of the Brooklyn Bridge and a newly renovated stripside plaza featuring a flagship Swatch store, HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD® and Stupidiotic. New York-New York is home to the world-famous dueling pianos inside Bar at Times Square™, Nine Fine Irishmen® – an authentic Irish pub, Gallagher’s Steakhouse and Il Fornaio Italian restaurant. Discover Zumanity™, The Sensual Side of Cirque du Soleil™ – provocative exhibition of human sensuality – arousal and eroticism. No matter what “It” is you want to experience, you can “Be A Part Of It” at New York-New York. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 12 restaurants • 6 bars • showroom • casino • outdoor swimming pool & whirlpools (seasonal) • health spa (charge) • boardwalk • roller coaster (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 2,024 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • 24hr room service

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £589 Extra nights from £38 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a run of house room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: park avenue king view room from £4. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

TI - TREASURE ISLAND 4H Treasure Island is an elaborate hideaway resort with a Caribbean theme. The hotel features the Sirens of TI show, with a pirate theme, as well as Mystere, hosted by the Cirque du Soleil® theatre group and regularly voted as one of the best shows in Vegas. The hotel has an excellent central location along the Strip, opposite the shops of the Fashion Show Mall and with easy access to the attractions Las Vegas has to offer.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 8 restaurants • 5 bars • 95,000-square-foot casino • fitness centre • large tropical outdoor pool • whirlpool • sauna • spa • salon • wedding chapel ROOM FACILITIES ••• 2,885 guestooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • 24hr room service

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £499 Extra nights from £24 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a deluxe room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: petite suite from £23. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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HARD ROCK HOTEL AND CASINO 4H This hotel is located within 2 miles of the Strip and is home to some of Vegas’ hottest entertainment, restaurants and nightspots. It’s also highly popular with the young, hip and fashionable. It really is all about the music here, with guitar-shaped door handles and framed music treasures that decorate the walls. For the ultimate in luxury, upgrade to the all-suite Tower where guests will experience private arrival, exclusive check-in and lobby area, separate living and sleeping areas plus an oversized bathroom. Choose from a variety of dining options, including the world-renowned Nobu, Mexican-inspired Pink Taco, the intimate Oyster Bar, and the newly-added MB Steak. The 5-acre water playground is breathtaking with its lagoons, sandy beaches, tropical palms, outdoor Jacuzzis and swim-up blackjack tables.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally.

SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Free wi-fi Internet

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 8 restaurants • 4 bars • coffee shop • 5 pools • 4 whirlpools • spa • casino • fitness centre • salon ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,503 guestrooms & suites • mini-bar • air-con • bathroom • LCD TV

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £529 Extra nights from £26 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a deluxe room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: deluxe pool view room from £6. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

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PARIS LAS VEGAS 4H Paris Las Vegas pays magnificent homage to the French “City of Light” with its soaring half-scale replica of the Eiffel Tower, L’Arc de Triomphe porte-cochère, sophisticated shopping along Le Boulevard and acclaimed cuisine. You’ll feel as though you are in the heart of the French capital as you stroll round the cobbled streets with restaurants serving French and international cuisine, including Gordon Ramsay Steak restaurant and Mon Ami Gabi. Stay in one of the newly renovated, spacious, bright and bold Burgundy Rooms with a luxurious bathroom. Replicas of famous Parisian landmarks are all around and the casino has been styled on 1920’s France. Take some time to sunbathe and rejuvenate at the  2-acre rooftop pool and adjoining whirlpool spa with glorious views of the Eiffel Tower and French gardens. Relax in the 26,000 square-foot spa or check out the bars and shows. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 11 restaurants & cafes • 6 bars • nightclub • showroom • casino • 2-acre swimming pool complex • 2 whirlpools • spa (charge) • shops ROOM FACILITIES ••• 2,916 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £579 Extra nights from £35 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a classic room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: burgundy room from £17. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

BALLY’S LAS VEGAS 4H The 26-storey Bally’s is classic, contemporary, timeless, sophisticated and so much more. The 44-acre resort features 2 fully renovated towers with guestrooms and suites, and with its prime location on the famous Four Corners of the Las Vegas Strip, Bally’s boasts an address at the very centre of an amazing array of entertainment options second to none. Bally’s offers an impressive selection of restaurants including Mexican, American and Asian cuisine such as SEA: The Thai Experience, BLT Steak, Buca Café Italiano and Tequila Taqueria. Grand Bazaar Shops is an immersive retail and dining experience with approximately 120 shops over 2 acres, along with a breadth of food, dining and bar venues. To escape the buzz and unwind in the sunshine there’s a huge palm-lined swimming pool area, tennis courts and preferred guest access to the nearby RIO SECCO® 18-hole golf course. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • food court • 3 bars • 2 showrooms • casino • large outdoor swimming pool • fitness centre • health spa • tennis • shopping mall ROOM FACILITIES ••• 3,211 spacious guestrooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • 24hr room service

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £499 Extra nights from £20 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a resort room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: jubilee strip view room from £3. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.


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PARK MGM RESORT AND CASINO 4H Park MGM Las Vegas is a new resort unfolding at the centre-strip. Near to The Park and T-Mobile Arena, and adjacent to Park Theatre, entertainment is always close by.  Park MGM is home to some of the best dining including Bavette’s Steakhouse & Bar and Primrose – featuring French-ish fare in a casual setting. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 4 restaurants • Starbucks coffee shop • 3 bars • theatre • casino • 3 swimming pools (seasonal) • whirlpool • daybed & cabana rental • 24hr fitness centre • shops ROOM FACILITIES ••• 2,992 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • entertainment hub • 24hr room service

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £499 Extra nights from £22 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a park MGM king room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: park MGM strip view room from £4. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

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WESTGATE LAS VEGAS RESORT & CASINO 4H Ideally located 1 block away from the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino offers the finest amenities and spacious guestrooms. Within the resort there’s 95,000 square feet of non-stop gaming, the world’s largest Race and Sports Book, as well as top-name entertainment, excellent food and beverage service, and much more. The sophisticated and spacious accommodations at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino boast impressive amenities and a variety of room types. Featuring brand new Las Vegas pool cabanas and daybeds, the newly-renovated pool deck provides the perfect mix of rest and relaxation amidst the bustle and heat of Vegas.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 8 restaurants • bar • 24hr coffee shop • 24hr frozen yoghurt bar • sports bar & grill • pool grill & bar • cafe • marketplace • outdoor swimming pool • large whirlpool • cabana rental • state-of-the-art fitness center • daily poolside yoga • spa & salon • 6 floodlit tennis courts • casino • entertainment venue • shops • concierge ROOM FACILITIES ••• luxurious guestrooms, suites & villas • 60” 3D flat-screen TV • radio • air-con • mini-fridge • microwave • wi-fi Internet • iron & ironing board • walk-in shower • bath amenities • premium mattress & bedding

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £479 Extra nights from £15 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a premium room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: signature room from £11. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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THE LINQ HOTEL & CASINO 4H Sitting in the heart of the Strip, this brand new Las Vegas hotel will match the vibe of The LINQ shopping district. Stay in a modern and comfortable hotel only steps away from live concerts, restaurants, unique-to-Vegas retailers and the 550-foot-tall High Roller – the world’s tallest observation wheel. Famed resorts such as Caesars Palace, Flamingo Las Vegas and Paris Hotel are all within walking distance. Enjoy evening entertainment at the hotel with Matt Franco, the first magician to win NBC’s America’s Got Talent. There’s a good choice of dining options including the highly anticipated Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar and why not finish your evening with a cocktail at the Catalyst Bar! HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 6 restaurants • 3 bars/lounges • showroom/theatre • casino • outdoor swimming pool • fitness centre • classic car museum ROOM FACILITIES ••• 2,256 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • room service

GOLDEN NUGGET HOTEL 4H The decadently designed Golden Nugget Hotel invites you to envelop yourself in luxury with a stay in one of its lavishly appointed guestrooms and suites. An AAA Four Diamond award-winner for more than 30 years, Golden Nugget Hotel is located in Downtown’s Fremont Street Experience, a fabulous location that puts you within close proximity of Las Vegas’ renowned attractions. With its fine-dining, live entertainment and even a water park with a slide that takes you through a shark tank, Golden Nugget Hotel has much to offer for the ultimate Las Vegas holiday. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 9 restaurants • 9 bars • coffee shop • outdoor swimming pool • ‘The Tank’ waterslide through a shark tank • cabana rental • spa & salon • fitness centre • casino • retail shops • live entertainment ROOM FACILITIES ••• 2,419 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • marble bathroom

EXCALIBUR HOTEL AND CASINO 3H At Excalibur, you’ll find the best Las Vegas has to offer — variety, value and exciting attractions. Our bright, modern rooms offer all the comforts of home and our spa overlooks a sparkling swimming pool that’s both family friendly and includes secluded sections for adults only. By day, Excalibur offers a wide variety of affordable shopping locales and by night, the high-energy Octane Lounge, The Australian Bee Gees: A Tribute to the Bee Gees and Thunder from Down Under provide electrifying escapes. Sharing The Strip’s best corner with MGM Grand, Luxor and New York-New York, Excalibur offers Vegas’ best combination of location, amenities, friendliness and fun. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 6 restaurants • 5 bars • 2 showrooms • casino • 2 outdoor swimming pools • fitness centre • spa (charge) • shopping walk • games arcade ROOM FACILITIES ••• 3,981 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • 24hr room service

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £499 Extra nights from £22 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a deluxe room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: luxury room from £19. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £529 Extra nights from £25 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a carson tower room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: gold tower room from £12. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

Upgrade to Business Class from £1299 each way 5 nights room only from £439 Extra nights from £8 Prices are a guide only and are per person, based on a run of house room including flights and taxes. Child prices from £276. Room upgrades: resort strip view room from £3. All room upgrade/supplement prices are per person per night.

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National Parks of the West

When, in 1872, Yellowstone was declared the USA’s first national park, it began the preservation of some of the most beautiful areas on the planet. Today, the National Parks of the West each offer the chance to get back to nature, with stunning views and amazing wildlife. In Arizona you can helicopter over the Grand Canyon or raft the Colorado River. In Utah you could explore Bryce Canyon National Park or walk through Zion National Park. Elsewhere, Yosemite, Mesa Verde and Grand Teton National Parks all offer their own unique experiences. It’s up to you to decide what you want to do and see.

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A R I Z O N A & U TA H SIGHTSEEING

FULL-DAY MONUMENT VALLEY TOUR

CANYONLANDS 4X4 AND FISHER TOWERS RAFTING

Departures and Duration: Daily for 8 hours Departing from Goulding’s Lodge, after a Navajo rug weaving demonstration, this tour explores both Mystery Valley and Monument Valley. Mystery Valley is adjacent to the south side of Monument Valley, and was once home to the ancient Anasazi. Visit many fascinating sites of the Anasazi, “The Ancient Ones”, who suddenly vanished from their homes. Leftover rock art is an eerie reminder of their habitation of, and then mysterious disappearance from, the area. After Mystery Valley, you will enjoy a barbecued lunch cooked by your tour guide. The tour will then proceed on to cover the entire scope of Monument Valley, including the Hidden Valley, visiting the Hogan and all the well-known formations.

Departures & Duration: Daily from Apr-Oct for approximately 8 hours from Moab. This tour offers guests the opportunity to see the splendor of Canyonlands from the comfort of our fully enclosed, air-conditioned, 4x4 vehicles. Half the day is spent jeeping with your experienced and knowledgeable guide, who will provide you with information on the park and the various scenery that you will see. The remainder of the tour is spent rafting the Colorado River through Professor Valley which is great for families and fun for everyone.

Prices from £138 per adult, £89 per child (under 16 yrs).

Prices from £135 per adult, £112 per child (4-17yrs).

CANYON SPIRIT

TOWER BUTTE LANDING WITH HORSESHOE BEND

Departures and Duration: Daily for 45 to 50 minutes from Grand Canyon South Rim Experience exhilarating sightseeing at the Grand Canyon during this 45 to 50 minute helicopter tour taking you over the beautiful Kaibab National Forest, home to the world’s largest ponderosa pine forest. Upon reaching the edge of the canyon, the South Rim gently drops away as the North Rim and eastern end of the canyon come into view – one of the most spectacular views in the entire canyon. Your journey continues as you follow the Colorado River upstream to where it merges with the Little Colorado River. View Marble Canyon and Point Imperial as you fly through the canyon and climb above the North Rim. Experience fabulous bird’s-eye views once on the North Rim, then head south through the Dragon Corridor, the widest and deepest part of the canyon. Fuel surcharge payable locally. Transfers not included

Departures and Duration: Daily for approximately 55-60 minutes from Page, Lake Powell Combine remarkable views of Horseshoe Bend from the air with an exclusive Tower Butte landing, all within this incredible tour! Guests will lift off on a narrated helicopter experience with views of Lake Powell, Glen Canyon Dam, and Horseshoe Bend before landing atop Tower Butte – where few have been. Rising 5000 feet above sea level, Tower Butte is one of the American Southwest’s most notable landmarks. Guests will enjoy 360-degree views of Glen Canyon, Lake Powell, Padre Bay, the Grand Staircase Escalante and the LeChee Rock. The scenery is breathtaking and unrivalled! Visitors will enjoy 15-20 minutes on Tower Butte for photo opportunities before returning to the air terminal. This unique tour package is not offered by any other provider.

Prices from £254 per person.

Prices from £198 per person.

Picnic lunch included.

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S M A L L G R O U P TO U R I N G

N AT I O N A L PA R K S O F T H E W E S T

3 day National Parks Explorer 2019 Departures: Mon & Thu, Apr - Oct (summer, camping or lodging); Mon, Nov - Mar (winter, lodging only)

Day 1: Las Vegas - Zion & Bryce National Parks Depart Las Vegas and head to Zion Canyon. Cut by the Virgin River; it is an impressive mix of white, pink and red Navajo sandstone cliffs. Ancient petrified sand dunes towering over 200ft above the canyon floor make for a breathtaking landscape. After exploring Zion, you’ll head to Bryce Canyon, considered by many to be the most scenically diverse place in the world. (L)

Day 2: Bryce Canyon - Monument Valley, Lake Powell & Antelope Canyon Head past Lake Powell for an optional visit to Antelope Canyon, you’ll wind your way through the Southwest’s spectacular scenery to one of the most iconic locations on the planet. The backdrop for many famous western movies and home to the Navajo Indians. Enjoy an included Navajo guided jeep tour of Monument Valley. (BL)

Day 3: Grand Canyon National Park Follow the mighty Colorado River through the Painted Desert to 1 of the 7 natural wonders in the world. Take in a bird’s-eye view on an optional helicopter ride. Stroll along the South Rim, take a hike into one of the most diverse canyons on Earth or simply relax before heading back to Las Vegas, stopping on Route 66 along the way. (BL) Note: Lodging upgrade available for a minimum of 2 people on a double/twin share basis. This tour also operates through the winter on a different routing. Please call for details.

PRICES INCLUDE • 2 nights’ camping (all equipment provided) or 2 nights’ lodge accommodation • Meals as specified: 2 breakfasts & 3 lunches • Transfers, sightseeing as per itinerary and services of a qualified guide throughout

Prices are per person based on twin share

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7 day Southwest Highlights Camping Tour 2019 Departures: Mar 3*; Apr 21; May 12, 26; Jun 16; Jul 7, 21; Aug 4, 18; Sep 1, 22; Oct 6; Nov 24* *indicates lodging option only

Day 1: Las Vegas - Zion National Park Travel from Las Vegas to Utah’s finest National Park. Massive canyon walls and towering red sandstone cliffs, there are walks and hikes for every level. (LD)

Day 2: Zion - Bryce Canyon National Park Hike down into the hoodoos for an up close and personal experience in this fascinating geological marvel. (BLD)

Days 3 & 4: Bryce Canyon - Arches & Canyonlands National Parks Visit Arches National Park, home to over 2,000 arches for a hike up to Delicate Arch. Enjoy walks in Canyonlands National Park where the Green River meets the Colorado in some of the most spectacular scenery in the southwest. (BLD, BLD)

Day 5: Canyonlands National Park - Monument Valley Travel to the home of the Navajo Indians. Hop onboard a 4x4 jeep and enjoy an included Navajo guided tour of Monument Valley. Gaze up at the amazing starry skies and bag your front row seat to a magnificent sunrise. (BLD)

Days 6 & 7: Monument Valley - Grand Canyon - Las Vegas Enjoy an optional visit to Antelope Canyon followed by a scenic walk to view Horseshoe Bend. After a brief stop at Navajo trading post head to the Grand Canyon. Take in a bird’seye view with an optional helicopter ride, stroll along the rim at sunset and take a hike into one of the deepest and most diverse canyons on earth. Next day, get your kicks on Route 66 en route to Las Vegas where your tour ends. (BLD, BL) Note: Lodging upgrade available for a minimum of 2 people on a double/twin share basis.

PRICES INCLUDE • 6 nights’ camping (all equipment provided) or 6 nights’ lodge accommodation • Transfers, sightseeing as per itinerary and services of a qualified guide

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2019 Departures: Jun 23; Jul 14; Aug 11; Sep 8

Enjoy a picnic lunch with a view before a full afternoon of hiking in Bryce Canyon. Choose to stroll along the rim of the famous Amphitheater or hike into the depths of the canyon and get up close to the park’s famous hoodoos. (LD)

Day 2: Bryce Canyon - Salt Lake City Travel north to Salt Lake City, home to the tabernacle choir, for an afternoon of exploring Mormon Pioneer history. (BL)

Day 3: Salt Lake City - Grand Tetons National Park Enjoy spectacular mountain peaks and incredible wildlife viewing opportunities. Take a walk to Inspiration Point or enjoy a scenic stroll around Jenny Lake. (BLD)

Days 4 & 5: Yellowstone National Park Spend 2 days exploring the crown jewel of the National Parks. Visit Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Pool, Yellowstone Canyon, explore geysers and lookout for the abundant wildlife including buffalo, wolves, grizzly bears and moose. (BLD, BLD)

Day 6: Yellowstone Grizzly Bear & Wolf Discovery Centre - Rocky Mountains In the morning, enjoy an optional visit to the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear and Wolf Discovery Centre before an afternoon of spectacular Rocky Mountain scenery. (BLD)

S M A L L G R O U P & S E L F D R I V E TO U R I N G

7 day Yellowstone National Park Rocky Mountain Explorer

Day 1: Las Vegas - Cedar Breaks - Bryce Canyon National Park

Day 7: Rocky Mountains - Las Vegas Explore beautiful Snow Canyon State Park before returning to Las Vegas. (BL)

PRICES INCLUDE • 6 nights’ camping (all equipment provided) • Transfers, sightseeing as per itinerary and services of a qualified guide throughout

PRICES EXCLUDE • US$110 food kitty (6 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 5 evening meals plus 1 hotel night in Salt Lake City - twin share)

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8 day Canyon Adventure Self Drive 2019 Departures: Daily

Days 1 & 2: Las Vegas Arrive in Las Vegas, pick up your car and proceed to your hotel. The following day experience the fun, attractions and the atmosphere of the “Entertainment Capital of the World.”

Day 3: Las Vegas - Zion NP - Bryce Canyon Leave the bright lights of Vegas behind as you travel across the desert to the magnificent Zion National Park. The stunning sandstone cliffs surround you as you explore the majesty of the park. Continue to the equally impressive Bryce Canyon where wind and rain have carved spires from the red rocks.

Day 4: Bryce Canyon - Moab Drive into Kodachrome Basin State Park and through Capitol Reef National Park before arriving in the Moab Valley. At Arches National Park see the awesome power of natural erosion.

Day 5: Moab - Canyonlands - Mesa Verde NP Explore the canyons of Canyonlands National Park which took over 300 million years to form. At Mesa Verde National Park see some of the world’s best preserved Native American cliff dwellings.

Day 6: Mesa Verde NP - Monument Valley - Grand Canyon Drive to famous Monument Valley to see its red sandstone spires and monoliths. Continue to the trading post of Cameron and through the Navajo Indian Reservation to the incredible Grand Canyon.

Days 7 & 8: Grand Canyon - Las Vegas A full day at leisure to see one of the great natural wonders of the world, the magnificent Grand Canyon. Later return via the gigantic Hoover Dam to Las Vegas. Your tour concludes on day 8 when you return your car.

PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ accommodation on a room-only basis • 7 days’ fully-inclusive compact car hire

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A R I Z O N A & U TA H

YAVAPAI LODGE®, GRAND CANYON 2+H

EL TOVAR, GRAND CANYON 3H

At Yavapai Lodge®, natural beauty meets the magic of convenience. About a mile from the canyon’s South Rim and just steps from the general store, bank and post office, Yavapai Lodge occupies a prime location in the park. With its newly remodelled main lodge, Yavapai is a great place to relax and recharge thanks to cosy seating areas and an outdoor patio. The main lodge is also home to the Yavapai Lodge Restaurant, which offers a new menu of hearty, Southwestern-inspired meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Choose from the more basic West Wing accommodation or the newer East Wing rooms which feature air-conditioning along with newer amenities.

A Registered National Historic Landmark, El Tovar retains the elegant charm that guests have experienced and enjoyed since its opening in 1905, with former guests including Theodore Roosevelt and Albert Einstein, amongst others. The newly renovated El Tovar boasts a fabulous location right on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park and is one of the most prestigious places to stay whilst exploring the famous scenery of the area.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • coffee shop • bar • wi-fi Internet • gift shop • activities desk

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lounge • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 78 guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • air-con • Keurig coffee maker • room service

ROOM FACILITIES ••• East Wing: mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • air-con • coffee maker • West Wing: mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • ceiling fan • coffee maker

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BEST WESTERN SQUIRE INN, GRAND CANYON 3H

BEST WESTERN PLUS AT LAKE POWELL 3H

This comfortable property is located in the small village of Tusayan, just one and a half miles from the south entrance to the Grand Canyon. Within walking distance of the IMAX Theatre, shops and restaurants, the hotel is also in a great location to explore the Grand Canyon National Park. Take a day trek down the paved section of the Rim Trail from the Grand Canyon Village to Mather Point, or ideally partway down the Bright Angel Trail within the canyon walls. The small airport at Tusayan, departure point for helicopter rides over the Grand Canyon, is also close to the hotel. Start your day with the hotel’s substantial breakfast buffet and then when you’re done exploring the sights, return for some time at the pool, or even a game or 2 of ten-pin bowling.

The Best Western Plus at Lake Powell is ideally situated within walking distance to many local restaurants, bars and grocery stores, as well as many attractions such as Lake Powell and Monument Valley. The well-appointed guestrooms are charmingly decorated in southwest décor and come equipped with plenty of convenient amenities. A complimentary breakfast with plenty of choices from muffins and cereals, to eggs and pancakes will ensure that everyone is set to start their day of exploring the area.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • lounge • sports bar • indoor & outdoor pools • whirlpools • 24hr fitness centre • bowling alley • games room • gift shop

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• complimentary breakfast • outdoor swimming pool (seasonal) • outdoor hot tub • fitness centre • parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 27” flat-screen TV • Keurig coffee maker • wi-fi Internet • air-con

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 318 guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • iHome docking station • tea & coffee • microwave • mini-fridge

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A R I Z O N A , U TA H & W YO M I N G H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

THE VIEW HOTEL, MONUMENT VALLEY 3H

ZION LODGE, ZION NATIONAL PARK 3H

The View Hotel is located adjacent to the Tribal Park Visitors Centre and boasts superb unobstructed views of the world-famous Mittens landmarks from every guestroom. Built by a predominantly Native American workforce and designed to respect the sacred location, the hotel exists in harmony with the surrounding setting and follows Navajo traditions. Guests can take jeep or walking tours to truly experience the majestic beauty of this spectacular wilderness; a beauty that is particularly breathtaking at sunrise or sunset.

‘Zion’ means ‘place of peace and tranquillity’ and this wonderful national park certainly lives up to its name. With 146,000 acres of cliffs, canyons, diverse plant and animal life and uninterrupted beauty on the doorstep, Zion Lodge, originally built in the 1920s, is located right inside the national park with some of the park trails leading right past the door. Comprising of historic cabins and more modern hotel rooms, the lodge was ravaged by fire in 1966 but re-built and restored to its original classic appearance. Its accommodations have now been further enhanced with amenities such as air-con, TV, free Internet access and a private porch or balcony from which to enjoy the surroundings.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant (no alcohol served) • deli • fitness centre • Trading Post general store • wi-fi Internet access in the lobby ROOM FACILITIES ••• 95 guestrooms • fridge • flat-screen TV • air-con • balcony • microwave • tea & coffee

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • café (seasonal) • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 76 guestrooms, 6 suites & 40 western cabins • flat-screen TV (select rooms) • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • private porch or balcony

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BRYCE CANYON LODGE 3H

OLD FAITHFUL SNOW LODGE, YELLOWSTONE 3H

Completely renovated to its original rustic 1920’s elegance, the beautiful Bryce Canyon Lodge is a National Historic Landmark. The historic lodge is ideally located near the canyon’s rim and as the only lodging within the national park it offers unrivalled access to breathtaking views, world-class hiking trails, and a tranquil wilderness. To preserve the lodge’s rustic feel and experience, there are no televisions on the property, including in guestrooms. The quiet and relaxed atmosphere allows guests to get reacquainted with nature.

The Snow Lodge is one of Yellowstone National Park’s full-service hotels and is situated just minutes away from the Old Faithful Geyser – the most famous geyser in the world. The heavy timber construction, exterior log columns and cedar shingle roof are all part of the design that is destined to make the Snow Lodge a significant example of classic “parkitecture”. Guests are encouraged to enjoy the many scenic wonders of the surrounding wilderness and enjoy the quiet relaxed atmosphere without televisions or radios. The Snow Lodge features a full-service dining room, quick-service “Geyser Grill” and a charming gift shop.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurants & pizzeria (seasonal) • coffee shop • wi-fi Internet in the main lodge • general store • gift shop

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HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• premium lodge room • fridge • coffee maker • wi-fi Internet available in most rooms

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 110 cabins & guestrooms • fridge • radio • coffee maker

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Premium lodge room with two queen beds including firehole basin adventure tour from £237

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California

Seldom is the American dream more evident than in the “Golden State” of California. Whether you’re strolling along the wealthy streets of Beverly Hills or exploring San Francisco’s hippie enclave of HaightAshbury, California’s cities have something to offer everyone. The remarkable coastal scenery of Highway 1, the vast wildernesses of its national parks, the theme parks of Anaheim and LA and the wine growing regions of Sonoma and Napa – they all combine to make California a truly incredible destination.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles – the ‘City of Angels’ – is an essential stop on any itinerary of California and Western USA. It offers an endless array of sightseeing and entertainment, including Universal Studios Hollywood®. Head for Hollywood to see the famous sights associated with the movies, or West Hollywood for the nightlife of Sunset Strip. Beverly Hills and Bel Air are all good for celebrityspotting, while popular beachside suburbs such as beautiful Santa Monica or Marina Del Rey combine a city break with the relaxed lifestyle that has become synonymous with Southern California.

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LOS ANGELES U N I V E R S A L S T U D I O S H O L LY W O O D™

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOODTM GET READY FOR THE ULTIMATE HOLLYWOOD MOVIE EXPERIENCE! Go behind-the-scenes on the world-famous Studio Tour to explore real film sets where Hollywood movies are made. Plus, hold on tight for the Studio Tour’s grand finale, Fast & Furious – Supercharged. Then, face action head-on in heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions – including Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, TRANSFORMERS™: The Ride-3D and AMC’s The Walking Dead Attraction – that put you inside some of the world’s most popular movies and TV shows. Plus, explore the mysteries of Hogwarts™ castle, and experience pulse-pounding rides and attractions that transport you into a world of magic and excitement at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™. And, join Master Po in an all-new multi-sensotry attraction at DreamWorks Theatre Featuring Kung Fu Panda, now open. VIP EXPERIENCE Your Exclusive Access to Hollywood Awaits Immerse yourself in a full day of moviemaking magic with an expert guide as you discover the Universal Studios Hollywood™ the general public doesn’t get to see. Plus, enjoy additional VIP benefits such as all-day admission to the Park, Universal Express™ Unlimited, which gives priority access to ALL rides and attractions, exclusive reserved seating at ALL shows, a gourmet lunch, valet parking upon arrival and so much more! Spaces for the VIP Experience are very limited and advance reservations are required.

UNIVERSAL EXPRESS TICKET Skip the regular lines with the Universal Express™ Ticket. It includes all-day admission to the Park, unlimited express access to each ride and attraction and priority seating at select shows. This ticket is very popular with guests, so pre-purchase to guarantee Universal Express™ privileges.

TICKET PRICES I Day ticket Adult - £104, Child - £99 (Ages 3-7) Universal Express Ticket From - £179 VIP Experience (Ages 5+) From - £350 HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s18)

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HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s18) © 2018 Hasbro. © 2018 DreamWorks LLC and Paramount Pictures Corporation. All Rights Reserved. The Walking Dead © 2018 AMC Film Holdings LLC. All Rights Reserved. Kung Fu Panda © 2018 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved. ©2018 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.

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HILTON GARDEN INN HOTEL, HOLLYWOOD 3H

THE GARLAND, NORTH HOLLYWOOD 4H

Great value for money and in an ideal location, the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel is located just 2 blocks from the world-famous Hollywood Boulevard. Steps away you’ll find the Dolby Theatre, home to the Oscars Ceremony, the Walk Of Fame and the Hollywood & Highland entertainment and shopping complex. The nearby Metro station provides convenient access by subway to Universal Studios and Santa Monica. Tucked away on the hillside, the hotel’s swimming pool and deck area makes a relaxing hideaway for peace and quiet.

The newly renovated Garland provides plentiful amenities and comfortable, modern guestrooms in a delightful garden setting with Spanish-influenced architecture. The hotel sits on 7 tree-shaded acres of land, with a charming, secluded ambience and styling akin to a mission-style resort. It is situated in a convenient central location just minutes away from Universal Studios and Warner Brothers Studios.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• small restaurant • bar area • outdoor heated swimming pool • whirlpool • fitness centre • gift shop • snack shop

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant & lounge • bar • outdoor swimming pool with pool bar • free shuttle service • gift shop • concierge service • fitness centre • summer & autumn activities programmes including ‘Dive-In Movies’ by the pool, wine tasting & yoga classes

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 160 guestrooms • 37” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • Keurig coffee maker • fridge • microwave

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 257 guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • laundry service • gift shop • parking (charge) SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Added Value: Free transport to Universal Studios Hollywood, City Walk & Metro Station

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£76

Deluxe room from

£93

HOLLYWOOD ROOSEVELT, HOLLYWOOD 4H

GRAFTON ON SUNSET, WEST HOLLYWOOD 4H

The Hollywood Roosevelt is a recognised name in Tinseltown; the original hotel of Hollywood’s glamorous heyday and former ‘home of the stars’, packed with celebrity stories including a starring role in hosting the first ever Academy Awards. The hotel sits right on Hollywood Boulevard, opposite the Walk of Fame and the new Hollywood & Highland shopping and entertainment complex, which has a direct subway link to Universal Studios. A David Hockney designed mural can be seen underwater in the swimming pool, which is surrounded by the poolside cabana rooms which host lively and popular evening parties at the weekend. This classic hotel perfectly merges past and present Hollywood splendour, and is the hotel of choice for those looking to soak up some traditional Hollywood glamour.

The freshly renovated Grafton on Sunset is located on the legendary Sunset Strip in West Hollywood between Beverly Hills and Hollywood. The central location enables you to take advantage of the numerous music venues and tourist attractions that are sure to make your LA experience one to remember. LA can be a very fast-paced city so be sure to take in some quiet time by soaking up some southern California sunshine by the saltwater pool. Stroll the pedestrian-friendly strip and discover an abundance of trendy restaurants, bars, clubs and tourist attractions.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • poolside café • grab & go picnic service • 3 bars/lounges • heated outdoor pool • fire pit • 24hr fitness centre

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• bar • saltwater swimming pool • fitness centre • laundry facilities ROOM FACILITIES ••• 108 guestrooms & suites • air-con • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • mini-bar • bathrobes

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 300 rooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet (charge) • air-con • coffee maker • 24hr room service

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Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Superior room from £106 Deluxe room from £119

Standard king room from

£87


LOS ANGELES H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

BEVERLY HILLS MARRIOTT 4H

LUXE RODEO DRIVE, BEVERLY HILLS 4H

A popular, high-rise hotel that offers good value for money, the newly renovated Beverly Hills Marriott is located in close proximity to Beverly Hills and makes a great base for exploring Universal Studios, Disneyland Parks, Hollywood, Santa Monica and the many other attractions of Los Angeles. The hotel is centrally positioned with easy freeway access to all the beaches and major attractions of Los Angeles, and is also within walking distance of exclusive Rodeo Drive and the famous shopping and dining of Beverly Hills. With its own swimming pool and its convenient location, the Marriott makes a most affordable base for exploration of the whole LA area.

A rare jewel among Beverly Hills, Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel is located on the most glamorous shopping mile in the world and features inspired spaces from famed interior designer Vicente Wolf. In addition to the prestigious address, guests will enjoy warm, genuine hospitality from a dedicated staff ready to make stays extraordinary with personalised services and insider knowledge of the city’s hidden gems and premier attractions. Guestrooms are a stylish sanctuary, each boasting pampering amenities and stellar views of Rodeo Drive, the Hollywood Hills and Downtown LA. In partnership with ‘The Spa on Rodeo’, the hotel’s treatment rooms offer a full menu of indulgent treatments including choice of a 50-minute deep tissue massage, Swedish massage or a Red Wine Organic Facial – ideal for eliminating jetlag.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lounge • club lounge • outdoor heated pool • whirlpool • fitness centre • laundry service • gift & sundries shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 260 beautifully renovated guestrooms including 8 suites • mini-fridge • 32” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • room service

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• fitness centre • spa services • concierge • valet parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 88 guestrooms & suites • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • iPod docking station • in room tablet SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Added value: Free wi-fi Internet & Luxe Club access

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£122

Superior room from

£173

BEVERLY HILTON, BEVERLY HILLS 4H

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Opened in 1955 by distinguished hotelier Conrad Hilton, The Beverly Hilton, a Forbes Four-Star hotel, combines the excitement and entertainment of Hollywood with the prestige of Beverly Hills. Nestled at the crossroads of the iconic Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards, the hotel features 569 guestrooms designed to evoke the best of relaxed Californian living, including 101 suites with panoramic city views and inviting indoor-outdoor living spaces as well as nine private luxury suites within The Penthouse Collection. From dazzling red carpet events and business meetings to relaxing vacations and key moments in Hollywood history, The Beverly Hilton remains the place to see-and-be-seen.

Boasting one of the most prestigious addresses in the US, located at the intersection of Rodeo Drive and Wilshire Boulevard, this world-renowned deluxe hotel has long been one of the places to stay in Los Angeles, and served as the filming location for Pretty Woman and Beverly Hills Cop. In the heart of Beverly Hills – steps from the renowned Rodeo Drive shops – this historic hotel buzzes with vitality, blending tradition and trend. See-and-be-seen dining and glamorous events are balanced by quiet, personal care in the spa and poolside where small comforts such as chilled water, a shot-glass of smoothie and a water spritz will let you relax in true celebrity style. Lavish guestrooms are divided between 2 distinct wings and the hotel prides itself on its superb 18-foot onyx bar which takes centre stage in the popular Blvd Lounge – the place to go for people watching.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lounge & bar • heated outdoor pool • fitness centre • spa • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 569 guestrooms • mini-bar • 42” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • room service

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • 2 lounges • poolside cafe • heated outdoor pool • whirlpool • fitness centre • sauna • spa • lobby morning coffee & tea service • complimentary house car service (within 3-mile radius) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 395 guestrooms • flat-screen TVs • wi-fi Internet • iPod docking station • air-con

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from £134 Pool view room from £165

Signature room from £267 Bw studio from £314

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

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H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

LOS ANGELES BEACHES

GATEWAY HOTEL, SANTA MONICA 3H The Gateway Hotel is well located for visiting both the lively beach of Santa Monica and the attractions of Hollywood and Beverly Hills. The hotel lies just a short drive from Santa Monica Beach and its lively pier, and also from Third Street Promenade, where you will find superb dining and shopping options. The large rooms are very comfortable and have free wi-fi Internet. A huge plus at the hotel is the free parking.

HOTEL SHANGRI-LA AT THE OCEAN, SANTA MONICA 4H

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • fitness centre • laundry service • free parking

Hidden away on a high Santa Monica bluff, overlooking the ocean and Santa Monica Pier, Hotel Shangri-La at the Ocean is a timeless boutique hotel. From the moment you arrive you will be transported to a laid back, stress free atmosphere where every need is catered for. Close by are the beaches of Santa Monica and Venice Beach, plus fantastic shopping on Third Street Promenade.

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 123 guestrooms • mini- fridge • 42” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • rooftop bar • outdoor swimming pool • whirlpool • 24hr fitness centre • spa • yoga • concierge ROOM FACILITIES ••• 70 guestrooms & suites • mini-bar • 50” flat-screen TV • iPod dock • wi-fi Internet • full kitchens in most suites • air-con • video game rental • marble bathrooms • bath amenities

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Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from £109

Shangri-la room from £185 Deluxe ocean view room from £216

LOEWS SANTA MONICA 4+H

THE QUEEN MARY, LONG BEACH 3H

One of the most luxurious hotels in Los Angeles, the Loews enjoys a prime position right on the Santa Monica beachfront with breathtaking views over the Pacific Ocean. Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade, with its abundance of restaurants and shops, is a 10-minute walk away. In the hotel’s airy lobby glass ceilings, slender palm trees and curtains billowing with the ocean breeze create a lovely seaside ambience. Each tasteful guestroom has its own sliding glass door with small step-out balcony and a luxurious bathroom with a second TV. From the poolside sundeck you can enjoy glorious, uninterrupted views over the Pacific – views that are probably best admired at sunset over a happy hour cocktail from the hotel’s stylish fireside lounge.

One of Britain’s most famous ocean liners, this historic ship is permanently berthed across the water from downtown Long Beach. The Queen Mary was one of the most celebrated transatlantic ships of her time - her first-class staterooms still decorated in 1930’s fashion and adorned with wood panelling and Art Déco furniture. There are guided tours around the ship, numerous exhibits and displays, a choice of lounges and bars in which to soak up the period atmosphere, and award-winning cuisine inspired by the ship’s global ports of call. All in all this is a unique experience; a stay on a much-loved ship that has now become the world’s most famous floating hotel.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • lounge bar • ice cream parlour • heated outdoor pool • fitness centre • spa • fire pits • rental shop for bicycles, roller stakes & boogie boards • valet parking

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 347 staterooms & suites • 32” flat-screen TV • air-con • room service • wi-fi Internet

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 342 guestrooms • mini-bar • 42” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • 24hr room service

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HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • bar • cafe • sundeck • fitness centre • health spa • boutiques & shops • guided tours & exhibits

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• $16.95 plus tax, per night resort fee payable locally

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from £215 Partial ocean view room from £224

Standard stateroom from Deluxe stateroom from

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LOS ANGELES BEACHES H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

JAMAICA BAY INN, MARINA DEL REY 3+H Located on the picturesque Mother’s Beach, this waterfront hotel transports guests to the tropics with island-inspired décor, friendly service, and an unbeatable location. Each guestroom and suite features granite countertops, plush linens, luxury amenities and many also boast a private balcony with sweeping marina views. The outdoor pool is the perfect place to relax and soak up the sun whilst surrounded by stunning views, and the waterfront Beachside Restaurant & Bar is the ideal spot to savour fresh Californian cuisine. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • heated swimming pool • fitness centre • bike rentals • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• elegant guestrooms & suites • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • Keurig coffee maker • Molton Brown bath amenities • most rooms offer a balcony or patio

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

City view room from £107 Marina view guestroom from £118

HYATT REGENCY LONG BEACH 4H A short walk from the sands of Long Beach, the Hyatt Regency is set on Rainbow Harbour and is adjacent to over 100 restaurants, shops and entertainment venues. Enjoy a water view from any one of our 528 spacious guestrooms to unwind after a day filled with exploring the local area. Whether touring the Queen Mary, visiting the Aquarium of the Pacific, strolling/biking along the local trails or taking in the California sun at the beach your days are sure to be filled with fun and adventure. The hotel is a short trip from the airport and provides a central location to many other area attractions including Disneyland and Hollywood. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • coffee shop & lounge • heated outdoor pool • whirlpool • sundeck • outdoor fire pit • 24hr fitness centre ROOM FACILITIES ••• 528 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • iHome docking station • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from Harbour view from

£78 £83

HYATT REGENCY HUNTINGTON BEACH RESORT & SPA 4+H The Hyatt Regency is perched above the Pacific Highway in the relaxed resort of Huntington Beach. Explore Disneyland and the Aquarium, all within easy driving distance of the hotel. If you don’t want to stray too far, take a lesson with one of the hotel’s surf pros, indulge in the luxurious spa and then enjoy an early evening cocktail beside the welcoming fire pit. Make sure the kids get the most from their holiday at Camp Hyatt kids’ club. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 5 restaurants • 4 bars • marketplace • Lagoon style swimming pool • children’s water playground • whirlpools • cabana rental • 24hr fitness centre • spa • bicycle rental • surfing lessons (charge) • firepits • kids’ club (ages 3-12 years) • beach bonfires with s’mores ROOM FACILITIES ••• 517 guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • iHome docking station • wi-fi Internet • air-con • Keurig coffee maker • in room dining • balcony or patio

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Resort view room from £160 Partial ocean view room from £175 Oversized king resort view room from £199

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DISNEYLAND RESORT

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DISNEYLAND PARK AND DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE PARK DISCOVER THE EXCITEMENT OF DISNEYLAND PARK AND DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE PARK. A MULTI-DAY TICKET WILL LET YOU MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR VISIT AND SEE ALL THAT BOTH PARKS HAVE TO OFFER!

DISNEYLAND PARK Enter a magical kingdom where you can sail with pirates, explore exotic jungles, meet fairy-tale princesses, dive under the ocean and rocket through the stars — all in the same day! Disneyland Park is a beloved Southern California destination where generations of families have made their Disney dreams come true. Opened in 1955, Walt Disney’s original theme park is divided into 8 extravagantly themed lands — Main Street, U.S.A., Tomorrowland, Fantasyland, Mickey’s Toontown, Frontierland, Critter Country, New Orleans Square and Adventureland.

DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE PARK Explore 7 exciting lands that bring to life Disney and Pixar stories and characters through amazing attractions, entertainment and dining! The 2 most recent additions — Buena Vista Street and the awe-inspiring Cars Land — join the themed lands of Grizzly Peak, Paradise Pier, Pacific Wharf, “a bug’s land” and Hollywood Land. With so much to do day and night, Disney California Adventure Park has something for every member of your family.

TICKET PRICES 2 Day Disneyland Resort 1-Park per Day Ticket Adult - £191, Child - £179 (Ages 3-9) Disneyland Resort Park Hopper Tickets 2 Day Adult - £230, Child - £219 (Ages 3-9) 3 Day Adult - £297, Child - £286 (Ages 3-9) ©Disney

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ANAHEIM H OT E L S & D I S N E Y L A N D

WYNDHAM GARDEN ANAHEIM 3H Start your Orange County getaway at The Wyndham Garden Anaheim, situated just off Interstate 5 and steps from Disneyland. The convenient hotel gives you easy access to Downtown Disney District, as well as the world-famous Disneyland Park. John Wayne Airport is just minutes away, making it easy to fly in and out of the area. During your stay, you will love the on-site amenities such as the outdoor pool, hot tub, and 24/7 fitness center. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • 24hr marketplace • outdoor swimming pool • whirlpool • 24hr fitness centre • shuttle to local attractions ROOM FACILITIES ••• comfortable guestrooms & suies • flat-screen TV • mini-fridge • wi-fi Internet • Keurig coffee maker • microwave • iHome entertainment station

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from

£64

HILTON ANAHEIM 4H Situated in a prime location across the street from Anaheim Convention Centre and just 1 mile from Disneyland® Resort, The Hilton Anaheim is the perfect choice when visiting sunny Orange County. Guests can take advantage of the in-house Disney® Desk, where cast members will offer expert advice and organise a shuttle service to the world-class attractions. Comfortable rooms and suites, fantastic dining and first-class facilities for business and recreation all combine to ensure guests have an unforgettable stay in Anaheim. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • food court • atrium lounge • pool bar & grill • children’s water play area • 2 whirlpool • health club & spa (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• standard rooms feature floor-to-ceiling picture windows • mini-fridge • 32” flat-screen TV • air-con • coffee maker

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from

£94

SHERATON PARK AT THE ANAHEIM RESORT 4H The Sheraton Park is ideally located adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Centre and just across from the Disneyland® Resort. The hotel’s central location puts you within easy reach of Anaheim’s shopping, dining and entertainment options, while the swimming pool and sundeck are an ideal place to relax – perfect after a day exploring the theme parks. Standard guestrooms all feature their own private balcony with views over the gardens and pool, while upgraded rooms enjoy views over Disney® – a great vantage point from which to enjoy the fireworks. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • 3 bars • pool snack bar • outdoor heated swimming pool • outdoor whirlpool • fitness centre • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 485 guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • room service • private balcony

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Traditional room from Club room from

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£66 £80

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SAN DIEGO H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

HANDLERY RESORT SAN DIEGO 3H

BAHIA RESORT HOTEL 3+H

Cozy, ranch-inspired architecture, splendid palm trees and colourful flowering landscaping surrounds the façade of the Handlery Hotel San Diego. As a family owned hotel, it creates tailor-made experiences for guests by offering comfortable, beautifully appointed rooms and suites, a friendly atmosphere and gracious, dedicated staff. Offering the ideal Southern California oasis just moments from downtown San Diego, the guestrooms and suites at the Handlery Hotel San Diego have been appointed in warm, soothing tones, contemporary fabrics and custom furnishings. The Seasonal Reef Lounge Poolside Bar & Grill serves burgers and craft beers for guests lounging by the heated outdoor pool, which is also the perfect place to relax after exploring all that San Diego has to offer.

Secluded on a 14-acre peninsula, as a guest of the Bahia Resort Hotel you are surrounded with sun-drenched luxury in a year-round Mediterranean climate. The scenic location is in the heart of San Diego’s famous Mission Bay and offers spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. Discover the lush tropical gardens, winding walkways, gentle ocean breezes and warm sandy beaches. You’ll be close to all the major attractions, adventure and recreation such as SeaWorld®, San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park, as well as the culture and excitement of bustling downtown San Diego. The Bahia Resort Hotel offers a unique blend of superior accommodations, first-rate service, modern amenities and a casual atmosphere, which in turn, has made the Bahia Resort Hotel a favourite destination for leisure travellers. No wonder that for more than 50 years the Bahia Resort Hotel has been an icon in San Diego.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• American Bistro • poolside bar & casula dining • heated outdoor swimming pool • fitness centre • parking (charge) • complimentary shuttle to San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, SeaWorld®, Fashion Valley Mall & Old Town ROOM FACILITIES ••• 217 modern guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • mini-fridge • air-con • coffee maker • pillow-top beds

ROOM FACILITIES ••• guestrooms & suites with garden or bay views • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • iHome dock • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lounge • fitness centre • swimming pool • spa (at sister property) • kid’s corner • tennis courts • watersport rental • bike rental • gift shop

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£69

Standard room from

£63

HOTEL DEL CORONADO 4H

HILTON SAN DIEGO RESORT & SPA 4H

Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton is an iconic destination on the edge of the Pacific, just minutes from downtown San Diego. Its Coronado Island setting captures the relaxed beauty and seaside charms of the quintessential Southern California lifestyle. Combining a classic-yet-modern style with a relaxing and casual sophistication, the guestrooms at the Hotel del Coronado perfectly accentuate its captivating beachfront setting. Each room is stocked with all of the modern comforts you would find at a luxury hotel. With 7 seaside dining experiences, guests will be spoiled for choice. The pool provides an ideal oasis to cool off after soaking up the Southern Californian sun, and with an abundance of attractions nearby, Hodel del Coronado really is the perfect place to stay.

The Hilton San Diego is located right on San Diego’s famous Mission Bay and just a mile from SeaWorld®. Surrounded by lush gardens, sparkling waters and sandy beaches, this bayside retreat has the added convenience of being just a short drive away from San Diego’s vibrant downtown. There’s plenty to do here; from boat rentals and jogging trails round the bay, to a kid’s club for the little ones and a pampering health spa, giving guests a wide choice of pursuits to suit any holiday mood.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 4 restaurants • bar & grill • wine bar • sunday brunch available • swimming pool • fitness centre • bike rental • spa & salon • gift shop & snack shop • babysitting services • children’s activities

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 357 guestrooms • 42” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • tea & coffee • mini-fridge • microwave • bathroom amenities • balcony or patio

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • cafe • lounge • outdoor pool • fitness centre • tennis • basketball • table tennis • volleyball • spa & salon • watersports (charge) • kid’s club • bike hire • gift shop • parking (charge)

ROOM FACILITIES ••• stylish guestrooms & suites • mini-fridge • air-con • LCD flat-screen TV • premium channels • radio • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • bathrobe • bath amenities • balcony

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Resort view room from £201 Partial ocean view victorian room from £203

Standard Room from £101 Garden view room from £109

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

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Greater Palm Springs

With the clean, dry air and 350 days of annual sunshine, Palm Springs desert resorts are perhaps the ultimate California lifestyle destination. Once regarded as the winter playground of the Hollywood elite, the desert resorts are better known today for their golf courses and state-of-the-art spa facilities.

PALM MOUNTAIN RESORT & SPA 3H Sheltered from the desert breeze by the San Jacinto Mountains, this Mediterranean-style hotel is set in landscaped gardens of flowers and citrus trees. The hotel is centrally located in downtown Palm Springs, just off Palm Canyon Drive and a few steps away from a number of quaint shops, boutiques and art galleries. Just along the street you’ll find a huge variety of restaurants and cafes in which you can dine and enjoy Palm Springs’ famed outdoor lifestyle. The palm tree-lined pool terrace is the hotel’s main focal point; a shady oasis and the perfect place to rejuvenate on comfortable loungers in the desert sun. An ideal desert resort escape – Palm Springs lies just a 90-minute drive away from Los Angeles.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• heated outdoor swimming pool • whirlpool • sundeck • day spa • fire pit • access to Palm Springs Fitness for yoga, zumba & circuit classes • parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 142 guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • air-con • ceiling fan • coffee maker • microwave • pillow-top mattress Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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PA L M S P R I N G S H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

RENAISSANCE PALM SPRINGS 4H Located at the foot of the dramatic San Jacinto Mountains, the Renaissance Palm Springs lies near to the downtown area, just off the palm-lined streets of Palm Canyon Drive. The Renaissance lies just a few minutes away from the exclusive shops and restaurants, and is just a short drive to the Aerial Tram that takes visitors up to the top of the mountains for some dramatic views down to the desert beneath – a great trip for all the family. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lounge • outdoor swimming pool • fitness centre • whirlpool • health spa • children’s pool • laundry ROOM FACILITIES ••• 410 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • iPod dock • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from Junior suite from

£65 £90

HYATT PALM SPRINGS 4H Expect energy, excitement and entertainment from the Hyatt Palm Springs hotel which is conveniently located next to shops and dining. If you’re unsure how to spend your time wisely, talk to the professional and insightful staff, they will be more than happy to suggest outdoor activities that make the most of the scenic desert landscape. Grab your golf clubs and see why Palm Springs is considered the “Golf Capital of the World”. Alternatively sail by the Santa Rosa Mountains in a hot air balloon or discover regional artists in the groundbreaking museums. Many of the best local attractions are just a short-walk away. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• bistro & wine lounge • outdoor cocktail garden (open select nights) • heated outdoor swimming pool • whirlpool • sundeck • poolside cabana rental • 24hr fitness centre • in-room spa treatments • valet parking (charge) • complimentary transportation to & from Palm Springs International Airport ROOM FACILITIES ••• 197 guestrooms • two flat-screen TVs • wi-fi Internet • mini-fridge • air-con • coffee maker • bath amenities • private balcony Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from

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£95

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California’s Central Coast

With Los Angeles to the south and San Francisco to the north, it’s not surprising that so many people choose to make the pilgrimage along California’s remarkable Highway 1. This scenic road links a string of quintessential Californian resorts, and offers a landscape of rolling hills, plunging cliffs and superb ocean views. Spanishinfluenced Santa Barbara features wide, sandy beaches and vineyards to savour, whilst the resorts of Pismo Beach and San Simeon make perfect bases for visiting the extraordinary Hearst Castle, one of the most extravagant private homes in the world. Heading north, Carmel is home to artists and celebrities, and Monterey is a charming resort boasting the world-class Monterey Bay Aquarium and leisurely Cannery Row.

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HARBOR VIEW INN, SANTA BARBARA 4H

Set in 5 acres of gardens, this resort-style property is built in the old Spanish architectural style so typical of California. The hotel is located on Upper State Street, adjacent to a local shopping plaza, and just minutes away from downtown Santa Barbara, the palm-fringed beaches, and the Santa Ynez vineyards.

This attractive oceanfront hotel is designed in the style of a Spanish villa and is situated just across from West Beach’s white sands and close to Santa Barbara’s historic Stearns Wharf. The Harbor View Inn offers a family-friendly resort-style base in a location that is ideal for those wishing to relax on the beach, visit the beautiful coastline, or simply explore the charming shops and restaurants along State Street.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • 2 heated outdoor pools • 2 whirlpools • fitness centre • salon • shop • free parking

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• pool bar • coffee shop • outdoor heated pool • whirlpool • fitness centre • spa • gift shop

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 150 guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • welcome fruit & cookies • balcony or terrace

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 115 well-appointed guestrooms & suites • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • Keurig coffee maker • private balcony or patio

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from

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Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£75

Standard room from Resort/city view from

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CALIFORNIA COAST H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

INTERCONTINENTAL MONTEREY THE CLEMENT 4H

CARMEL MISSION INN, CARMEL 3H

The Clement is an inspiring waterfront hotel with urban energy, modern luxury, and coastal charm. Overlooking the sapphire waters of Monterey Bay, this luxury hotel is ideally situated in the heart of John Steinbeck’s historic Cannery Row. Guests can enjoy panoramic ocean views and radiant sunsets from suites which feature private balconies, the hotel’s tranquil lap pool or from the Pacific View Courtyard with its sunset fires. Spacious rooms feature state-of-the-art technology and marble bathrooms, and just minutes away there are fashionable boutiques, delectable eateries, upscale galleries and a vibrant street scene to explore.

The Carmel Mission Inn is ideally located near exclusive Carmel-by-the-Sea, 4 minutes away from the historic Mission and around 1 and a half miles to the beaches and upscale shopping boutiques of the resort centre. The hotel enjoys a private and peaceful setting amidst lush landscaped gardens, and offers a good range of facilities for a comfortable stay.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant & bar • outdoor swimming pool • whirlpool • fitness centre • spa • parking (charge)

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • coffee shop • heated outdoor pool (seasonal) • spa • fitness centre • free parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 165 guestrooms & suites • fridge • flat-screen TV • iPod dock • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • room service

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 208 luxurious guestrooms & suites • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • marble bathroom • soaking tub • Nespresso machine • bathrobes • bath amenities

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Classic room from £143

Standard room from

£77

APPLE FARM INN, SAN LUIS OBISPO 3+H

CAVALIER OCEANFRONT RESORT, SAN SIMEON 3H

Apple Farm Inn Hotel offers wine country hospitality, comfortable deluxe lodging and a tranquil atmosphere to all those who stay. Each room is uniquely appointed with cosy fireplaces and seating nooks – ideal for relaxing with a book in hand. The hotel offers a great base to explore San Luis and all it has to offer from festivals and farmers markets, to rolling valleys which offer the best in California wine tasting.

The Cavalier Oceanfront Resort enjoys a privileged position in San Simeon, lying right on the beach just off California’s scenic Highway 1. With the Pacific sands on the doorstep and surrounded by a naturally beautiful landscape, this comfortable hotel lies just 3 miles south of Hearst Castle, which is a fascinating place to visit with its Grecian-style swimming pools and Spanish and Italian artwork from the 15th - 18th Centuries. San Simeon is roughly midway between Monterey and Santa Barbara, making this an excellent overnight stop for your relaxed discovery of the California Coast.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bakery • heated swimming pool • spa • gift shop • complimentary shuttle service • dry cleaning (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 105 guestrooms • flat-screen LCD TV • wi-fi Internet • mobile device docking station • welcome basket • coffee maker • Terry bathrobes

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • 2 heated outdoor pools • whirlpool • fitness centre • day spa • ocean-front fire pits ROOM FACILITIES ••• 90 guestrooms & suites • mini-bar • flat-screen TV with HBO • wi-fi Internet • Keurig coffee maker • room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Trellis court room from Deluxe room from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£60 £101

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£73

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San Francisco

The ‘City by the Bay’ is arguably the most beautiful city in America – it is a place of unrivalled natural and manmade wonders. Visitors cannot fail to be impressed by iconic Golden Gate Bridge and the fantastic shopping around Union Square. The streets of downtown rise at impossible gradients up to exclusive Nob Hill and then tumble down the other side to the harbour and tourist attractions around Fisherman’s Wharf with its resident sea lions. Make time to explore the city’s funky neighbourhoods too, from the Italian restaurants of North Beach to the hippy culture of Haight-Ashbury.

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Hotels 1. The Argonaut 2. Cova 3. Harbor Court Hotel 4. Hotel Zeppelin 5. Fairmont San Francisco 6. Hotel Zephyr 7. Westin St Francis 8. Handlery Union Square

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SAN FRANCISCO

GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE GUIDED BIKE TOUR

Departures and Duration: Daily for 2hrs Want to experience the things most visitors never see? Fold up your map, put away the guidebook and jump into a GoCar. Zip all over San Francisco in one of the cool cars on a GPS-guided tour. Your GoCar navigates and shows you the way – but that’s not all. As you enjoy the drive, it takes you to all the best sites, recommends restaurants, cracks jokes and tells the stories that bring a destination to life.

Departures and Duration: Daily at 10am & 1pm for approximately 3 hours Ride with your guides along San Francisco’s stunning waterfront and on to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge before reaching the charming bayside town of Sausalito. Once there, most people choose to grab a bite to eat, relax, and shop before taking their bikes on the ferry and returning to San Francisco.

Prices from £102 per person.

Prices from £49 per adult, £31 per child (3-11yrs).

ALCATRAZ PLUS 3 DAY HOP-ON HOP-OFF BUS TOUR

CALIFORNIA WINE COUNTRY

Departures and Duration: Daily See this exciting city from the top of an authentic English double decker bus as this tour, fully narrated in English, offers 40 stops to hop on and off as you please. Included is the Downtown Loop, The official City Loop, Sausalito and Night Loop which offers stunning views of the city’s skyline lit up. You will also have a full tour of Alcatraz Island including the award-winning cell block audio tour.

Departures and duration: Daily, full day tour Enjoy the sights of the famous Napa & Sonoma Valleys with vineyard visits and wine tasting in each. You will visit 3 wineries where you will learn about traditional and modern wine-making techniques and will taste famous California wine. After a full day of relaxation and wine tasting among the vineyards and rolling hills, we head back to San Francisco around 5pm.

Prices from £109 per adult, £80 per child (3-11yrs).

Prices from £75 per person.

3 day Yosemite Escape 2019 Departures: Mon, Wed & Fri, mid May - late Oct

S I G H T S E E I N G & E XC U R S I O N S

GOCAR GPS TOUR

If returning on the ferry from Sausalito extra charge incurred

Day 1: San Francisco - Yosemite Leave San Francisco early for Yosemite National Park, stopping for a walk amongst the giant Sequoia groves and picnic en route (payable locally). After an orientation tour of Yosemite and some free time in Yosemite Valley, head to the well-equipped campsite to set up camp. This evening join your fellow guests around the campfire for drinks to plan your next few days in the park.

Day 2: Yosemite Rising early, prepare breakfast and lunch, clean up camp, and head off in the van for a fun day full of hiking and sightseeing. A group hike to May Lake and Mount Hoffman are the highlights of today (depending upon snowpack). May Lake is a picturesque example of a High Sierra lake and the more challenging Mount Hoffman (optional) is a non-technical hike, which rewards with a 360-degree view of the surrounding mountain landscape. At the end of the day head back to camp for dinner and unwind by the campfire. (BLD)

Day 3: Yosemite - San Francisco Spend a full day enjoying the park, perhaps hire a bike or venture on to one of the hiking trails. Depart late afternoon, arriving San Francisco around 9pm. (BL) Note: This itinerary is subject to change. For those not wanting to camp, ask about the 2 day guided Yosemite Experience Hotel Tour or the 2 day independent Yosemite Overnight Tour.

PRICES INCLUDE • 2 nights’ camping including camping equipment (sleeping bag hire payable locally) • Meals as specified: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 1 dinner Prices are per person based on twin share • Narrated sightseeing and touring by airCamping from  £379 conditioned mini-coach Single supplements available upon request • National Park Fee

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H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

SAN FRANCISCO

COVA 3H

HANDLERY UNION SQUARE 3+H

HARBOR COURT 3+H

COVA Hotel offers a delightful haven for travellers seeking spacious, comfortable and affordable accommodation in downtown San Francisco, steps away from all that the city has to offer. Ideally situated in Little Saigon and Civic Centre, the Asian Art Museum and San Francisco City Hall are just a few blocks away. Take advantage of the rooftop terrace for incomparable city views or the complimentary daily shuttle service servicing Union Square, Fisherman’s Wharf and Moscone Convention Centre.

The Handlery Union Square is a long-standing favourite with its returning guests; now lovingly-run and maintained by 3 generations of the Handlery family for almost 60 years. This is a premier downtown San Francisco hotel whose friendly, helpful employees capture the heart and soul of the Bay area. Right on the doorstep are the shops of Union Square and, just on the street corner, the cable car will take you up through the exclusive Nob Hill area and down into Fisherman’s Wharf.

This attractive waterfront boutique hotel is located on San Francisco’s Embarcadero, right on the edge of the Bay and with lovely views of the Bay Bridge. The hotel is within a short stroll of the Ferry Building Marketplace and offers easy access to Union Square and North Beach.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• complimentary deluxe continental breakfast • fitness centre • wi-fi Internet • rooftop terrace • daily happy hour – complementary red or white wine for guests in Upper Deck Lounge • complimentary wine reception from 5-7pm at our rooftop • complimentary shuttle to San Francisco Union Square, Fisherman’s Wharf & Moscone Center

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • heated outdoor pool • courtyard sundeck • sauna • concierge • fitness centre • valet parking (charge)

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 96 guestrooms • 32” flat-screen TV • iHome stereo • tea & coffee • french balcony • 300 thread count linen Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from

£76

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 131 stylish guestrooms • minibar • flat-screen TV • bluetooth music system • tablet • wi-fi Internet • air-con • bath amenities

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 377 guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • tea & coffee SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Added Value: Free full-American breakfast for 2 daily

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Historic section room from £119 Premier section room from £135

Run of house room from

£77

HOTEL ZEPHYR 4H

HOTEL ZEPPELIN 4H

WESTIN ST. FRANCIS 4+H

Located in the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf and close to many of the city’s sights and transport links, the Hotel Zephyr is the perfect destination for travellers seeking to connect with the city’s cool and laidback vibe. Featuring The Yard, a 11,600 square foot outdoor lounge filled with oversized board games such as Connect-Four and Shuffleboard, unique fire pits and shipping crates overrun with lush plants, and a marinainspired water feature. Hotel Zephyr has 361 stylish waterfront guestrooms, including 63 with personal balconies. As the only waterfront boutique-style hotel in Fisherman’s Wharf, the property offers direct views of the stunning San Francisco Bay.

A different take on a city hotel, Hotel Zepplin explodes onto the San Francisco scene with flair and revolutionary attitude. Located in the Historic District, just walking distance to Union Square, guests will find a range of amenities both within the hotel and on the doorstep.

Dating back to 1904, this classic and historic landmark hotel is situated directly on Union Square in the heart of San Francisco. Shops, theatres and restaurants are just steps away and San Francisco’s famous cable cars stop right in front of the hotel to take you up to Nob Hill or down to Fisherman’s Wharf. The hotel is filled with rich history; Clock Bar is one of the city’s most well-known meeting places, and guestrooms are located either in the original Landmark Building or in the Tower Building boasting spacious accommodations. Whichever you choose, a stay at this iconic hotel affords a taste of classic luxury comfort in the heart of the city.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • wi-fi Internet • fitness centre • games room • laundry service • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 196 contemporary guestrooms & suites • 55” flat-screen TV • tea & coffee

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• outdoor lounge with fire pits • indoor lounging areas • wi-fi Internet • fitness centre • concierge • laundry service • concierge

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • juice bar • cocktail lounge • fitness centre • spa • concierge ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,195 guestrooms & suites • flatscreen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • 24hr room service

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 361 stylist waterfront rooms & suites • 48” flat-screen TV • wireless theatre dock • coffee maker • some rooms offer balcony

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Run of house room from

158

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 24hr cafe • wine & beer hour • coffee & tea every morning • adjacent indoor pool & gym (charge) • parking (charge) • bike rental

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£85

Superior room from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£74

Classic room from £89 Deluxe room from £104


S A N F R A N C I S C O & B E YO N D H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

THE ARGONAUT, SAN FRANCISCO 4+H

THE FAIRMONT SAN FRANCISCO 5H

The boutique-style Argonaut Hotel is located at the heart of Fisherman’s Wharf, and was originally built as a peach-canning factory in 1907. Having fallen out of use in the 1960s, it is today recognised as one of the country’s most innovative historic building redevelopments. The Argonaut retains many original features; some rooms with original brick walls, timber beams and warehouse steel doors. The hotel sits close to the Wharf’s many bars and restaurants, with the cable car turnaround just a few steps away for easy access to downtown San Francisco and Union Square. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • fitness centre • wi-fi Internet • free bike rental

The elegant Fairmont San Francisco has an enviable location perched at the top of exclusive Nob Hill, the only spot in San Francisco where the city’s cable car lines meet. This central location makes for easy access to the Financial District, Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf, while the hotel’s elevated setting provides unforgettable panoramic views over the Bay and San Francisco’s legendary skyline. The hotel is a landmark ‘crown jewel’ of the City by the Bay and for more than a century, has completed an exciting comprehensive renovation for all of its 591 guestrooms and suites. Stylish new furnishings and interior upgrades have updated each of the already stunning classic-meets-contemporary hotel accommodations.

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 252 nautical themed guestrooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • iHome dock • air-con • coffee maker • room service

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants & bars • cafe • fitness centre • steam room • sauna ROOM FACILITIES ••• 591 guestrooms & 62 elegant suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • Keurig coffee maker • 24hr room service • bath amenities • bathrobes

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from £125 Bay view room from £175

Fairmont queen room from £204 Fairmont exterior room from £223

RIVER TERRACE INN, NAPA VALLEY 4H

FAIMONT SONOMA MISSION INN & SPA 4H

The River Terrace Inn is the ideal base from which to explore the Napa Valley wine country; a peaceful sanctuary nestled among lush, rolling hills and with a gorgeous riverfront setting. The Inn sits serenely on the banks of the Napa River, near the historic centre of Napa, and within walking distance to the wine train, shopping, dining, galleries and attractions. When you’re not out and about visiting the many wineries, you’ll find the Inn a relaxing sanctuary in itself where you can sit back and relax at the outdoor firepits or borrow one of the custom cruiser bicycles to explore the local Napa area. Immerse yourself in the tastes of the area too, with local produce in ALBA restaurant and a spot of Napa Valley wine tasting in the Inn’s boutique wine bar that specialises in local wines.

The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn-Spa is the ultimate elegant oasis, blessed by natural mineral hot springs in the heart of the California Wine Country. The Inn has a 40,000 sq ft Willow Stream Spa and an 18-hole championship golf course. The recently-renovated rooms and suites boast fantastic amenities such as Jacuzzis and fireplaces, and each come with a complimentary bottle of wine – perfect for toasting to a fantastic holiday. The Clubhouse Restaurant is the ideal place to go for a meal or light snack, and Water Tower Bar highlights dozens of regional craft beer and locallysourced speciality cocktails.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lounge • riverside patio with firepits • fitness centre • riverside walking trails • complimentary cruiser bicycles ROOM FACILITIES ••• 106 spacious guestrooms • mini-bar • flatscreen TV • iPod docking station • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• fine-dining restaurant • wine bar • seasonal poolside cafe • golf club grill • swimming pool • spa with mineral baths, Watsu pool & private cabanas • 24hr fitness centre • fitness classes • gift shop • parking • complimentary shuttle to the Somona Golf Club ROOM FACILITIES ••• traditionally elegant guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • radio • air-con • ceiling fans • wi-fi Internet • mini-bar • bathrobes • bath amenities • many rooms have fireplaces

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Village side room from £141 River side room from £153

Fairmont room from

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£112

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Yosemite & Beyond

Yosemite National Park is the jewel of the Californian wilderness, where waterfalls, dense forests, winding rivers and an array of wildlife transport visitors back in time. South of Yosemite, discover Sequoia National Park, a park named after the giant trees that tower into the sky, or sample the winter and summer sports of Mammoth Lakes and Lake Tahoe. For something totally different visit Death Valley – at 282 feet below sea level, it is one of the hottest places on Earth.

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YOSEMITE VALLEY LODGE, YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK 3+H

TENAYA LODGE, NR. YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK 4H

The rustic accommodations of Yosemite Valley Lodge are nestled deep in the National Park and in the most awe-inspiring of settings; surrounded by the sheer cliffs, wilderness forests and cascading waterfalls of the Yosemite Valley. The Lodge’s guestrooms are comfortable and simply furnished with basic bathrooms and minimal mod-cons; with many having there own private patio allowing you to bask to the full in the area’s natural tranquillity. Towering above the cabins, the 2,425-foot high Yosemite Falls makes a most incredible backdrop, while a free shuttle bus serves various locations in Yosemite National Park.

Just 2 miles from Yosemite National Park’s southern gate, Tenaya Lodge is a classic and extremely comfortable mountain resort set amidst beautiful evergreen forest. Bordering the Sierra National Forest, it makes a great retreat for exploring the stunning natural surroundings. The Lodge’s helpful concierge staff will be happy to make sightseeing suggestions, or can sign you up on the resort’s own guided nature tour or evening hike by torchlight. There are plenty of dining options to enjoy after your day’s outings too, including a chance for a taste of the real ‘Old West’ on a chuckwagon campfire cook-out.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • food court • bar • outdoor swimming pool (summer only) • bicycle rental (summer only) • gift shop • free shuttle bus around the park

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • pizzeria • deli • 1 indoor & 3 outdoor pools • 4 whirlpools • fitness centre • steam room & sauna • health spa • general store • hiking tours & cook-outs (summer only)

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 241 guestrooms • flat-screen TV (limited channels) • tea & coffee • mini-fridge • wi-fi Internet • select rooms with balcony or patio

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 299 rooms & suites • fridge • cable TV • wi-fi Internet (charge) • air-con • coffee maker • room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Traditional room from £108

lodge room from cottage room from

THE MAJESTIC YOSEMITE 4H Located within the national park itself, Majestic Yosemite Hotel is known for its stunning interior design and architecture. Built to reflect its surroundings, including Yosemite Falls, Half Dome and Glacier Point, the hotel features dark woods and large windows to soak up the views. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • sweet shop • heated outdoor swimming pool • gift shop • complimentary valet & self parking • concierge ROOM FACILITIES ••• 123 guestrooms • fridge • flatscreen TV • wi-fi Internet • pillow-top mattress

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£90 £96

Standard room from

£213


YO S E M I T E & B E YO N D H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

BEACH RETREAT AND LODGE AT TAHOE 3H

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN INN, MAMMOTH 3H

Escape to a unique and unexpected oasis of tranquillity amidst the energy of South Lake Tahoe. Nestled right on the shores of the Lake, with awe-inspiring views and an exquisite sandy beach, the hotel boasts its own pier and marina, delectable dining at the 2 on-site restaurants and a huge variety of activities for the whole family. After a day spent exploring the area, escape to the tranquillity of your own personal sanctuary, with rooms offering the very best in both elegance and comfort while also striving to maintain the funky style for which Lake Tahoe is famed.

Lying in the Sierra Nevada range, around a 6-hour drive from both San Francisco and Los Angeles, the Mammoth region is primarily known for its skiing. The Mammoth Mountain Inn itself is situated at over 9,000 feet, right on the slopes of the mountainside and in an ideal location for anyone looking to ski. Just a few minutes’ walk away is the mountain’s gondola base, open year-round for scenic rides up to the summit. During the summer months there are hiking trails around the towering peaks of the High Sierra and downhill mountain biking. Additional activities on the slopes include zip wire runs and a children’s climbing wall in the nearby Adventure Centre. The Inn has its own restaurant, swimming pool and whirlpool, whilst a shuttle bus operates to the main village a few miles down the mountainside where there are a selection of restaurants and shops.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • tiki bar • doughnut shop • sports bar • heated outdoor swimming pool • whirlpool • fitness centre • lakefront pier • watersport rental • winter sports gear rental • complimentary guest parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 262 guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • aircon • coffee maker • gas fireplace • patio or balcony ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 216 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • iHome media player

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Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • outdoor heated pool • whirlpool • games room • fitness centre • ski & bike storage • parking

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£58

Standard room from

£53

INN AT DEATH VALLEY 3H

WUKSACHI LODGE, SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK 3H

Inn at Death Valley is North America’s only true desert oasis. Only here can guests stroll among lush date palms, float the day away in a spring-fed pool, or disappear into the exhilarating landscape of one of America’s largest national parks. Each of the guestrooms and suites décor is based on its location within the hillside lodge. Each are guaranteed spectacular views over the gardens, mountains or desert vistas, and come packed with an abundance of amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. Guests can experience the charm of fine dining in one of the world’s most remote settings at the Inn, or savour a hearty meal in a casual atmosphere at the Ranch. The family friendly Ranch at Death Valley truly is perfect for all types of adventurers.

The Wuksachi Lodge is a charming forest hideaway crafted from cedar wood and highlighted by stone fireplaces and panoramic views of the surrounding High Sierra peaks. The lodge-style hotel is situated within the Sequoia National Park, famous for its massive grove of giant sequoia trees, and provides a cosy and comfortable base from which to admire the unspoilt vistas. There are plenty of activities available year-round including walking, hiking and horseback riding in the summer, and sledding and skiing in the winter. Many popular visitor attractions of the area are nearby; the Giant Forest Grove of the Big Trees, Giant Forest Museum, Big Trees Trail, Crescent Meadow, and the Lodgepole Visitor Centre. Lodge accommodations are slightly removed from the main building and enjoy a peaceful location on the forested slopes, and there’s also an on-site restaurant and lounge serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• fine dining restaurant • pool cafe • casual dining at The ranch hotel located on the same resort • casual golf course dining cafe open seasonally • outdoor swimming pool • sauna • fitness centre • spa treatments (seasonal) • 2 tennis courts • basketball & volleyball at The Ranch hotel • parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 66 elegant guestrooms • flat-screen TV • air-con • ceiling fan • wi-fi Internet • fridge • coffee maker • bathrobes • bath amenities

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • cocktail lounge • Native American-themed gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 102 lodge-style guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • coffee maker

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard king room from £164

Standard room from Deluxe room from

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£54 £59

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Seattle & The Pacific Northwest Pacific Northwest

Sandwiched between the Cascade Mountains and Mountains the countless and theislands countless of Puget islands Sound, the of Puget vibrant Sound, city of the Seattle vibrant is city one of America’s most Seattle fashionable is one of America’s urban destinations. most Home to fashionable a youthful,urban forward-thinking destinations.population, it Home boasts to the a youthful, futuristic forward-thinking Space Needle, Pike Place population, Market it and boasts thethe Experience futuristicMusic Project. Portland, Oregon’s largest city, sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. Portland is renowned for its bridges, parks and bicycle paths, as well as for its microbreweries and coffeehouses.

THE EDGEWATER 4H

THE BENSON, A COAST HOTEL, PORTLAND 4H

The Edgewater is Seattle’s only luxury waterfront hotel, located right on Pier 67. Wooden décor and rock fireplaces lend the hotel the look and feel of a northwest fishing lodge; The Beatles were famously photographed here on their first summer tour to the USA, back in 1964, fishing from their bedroom window. The hotel boasts dramatic views of Elliott Bay and Puget Sound as well as the Olympic Mountains and the downtown skyline from its floor-to-ceiling windows. The terrace is a superb place to dine in the summer months with lovely waterfront views. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• signature restaurant with stunning water views • lounge • 24hr fitness centre • boutique gift shop • concierge • bike rental • running shoes & map rental

Explore all Portland has to offer from one of the city’s most treasured historic landmarks. Founded in 1913, The Benson features elegant European design with a host of modern amenities. The superb location puts guests within walking distance to all of the shopping, dining, and entertainment of the Pearl District, Pioneer Square, and downtown. Famous boutiques, bookstores, breweries, and performing arts are just steps away. The guestrooms are designed to be welcoming and comfortable, a place where pillow-top and Tempur-Pedic luxury beds make for a great night’s sleep. While staying at The Benson Hotel, guests must experience El Gaucho, an awardwinning steakhouse and cigar room. El Gaucho takes guests on a journey back in time with mouth watering steaks, wine lists, happy hour and live music nightly.

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 223 guestrooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • air-con • coffee maker • room service • gas fireplace

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • cigar lounge • 24hr fitness centre • laundry services • airport shuttle & town car service (both with charge)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable

ROOM FACILITIES ••• classic guestrooms & suites • air-con • radio • iPod docking station • wi-fi Internet • mini-bar (in select rooms) • tea & coffee • bath amenities

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Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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Seattle • Port Townsend • Lake Quinault • Astoria • Dundee Wine Region • Newport • Eugene • Ashland • Crater Lake • Sunriver • Portland • Mount Rainier

• Discover the pristine beauty of the Olympic Peninsula • Drive the spectacular Oregon Coast, and stay in Cannon Beach, a quintessential coastal town, and get a picture with Haystack Rock • Spend time in theatre town Ashland, known for its Shakespearean festivals • Be wowed by the incredible scenery atop Crater Lake • Bike or stroll through the hip and happening neighbourhoods of Portland • Take a walk in the wilderness areas around the iconic Mt. Rainier

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15 day The Majestic Northwest

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: Daily, May - Oct Days 1 & 2: Seattle Welcome to the Emerald City, Seattle. On arrival transfer independently to your downtown hotel. On day 2, enjoy a full day exploration of Seattle where highlights include the Olympic Sculpture Park, Chihuly Garden and heading to the top of the Space Needle. In the evening, perhaps take a dinner cruise along Puget Sound.

Day 3 Seattle — Port Townsend (90km/ 56 miles) Pick up your car and depart Seattle for the Olympic Peninsula – a World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve where you will discover the untouched natural beauty of pristine mountain trails and thundering waterfalls. Spend a day exploring its natural sites.

Day 4: Port Townsend – Lake Quinault (274km/ 170 miles) Today further explore the Olympic Peninsula and head for Lake Quinault. Hike to Sol Duc Hot Springs, visit Forks and drive the 30-mile loop around Lake Quinault.

Day 5: Lake Quinault — Astoria (193km/ 120 miles)

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Travel south along the stunning Oregon coast to Newport; be prepared for lots of stops as every turn reveals more scenic lookouts. Be sure to stop at Cannon Beach for lunch and browse its many galleries, not forgetting picture postcard Haystack Rock. Further along the coast, stop at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area in Pacific City for a stroll along the beach.

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Day 6: Dundee Wine Region (332km/ 206 miles) Take a drive to the Willamette Valley and the Dundee Wine Region; enjoy tastings, a guided tour or a vineyard walk.

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Day 8: Newport — Eugene (160km/ 99miles) Drive inland to Eugene. Take an architectural walking tour or a pub crawl to discover the city’s many top breweries and outstanding restaurants. Day 9: Eugene — Ashland (290km/ 180 miles) Leaving Eugene head south through Grants Pass to Ashland. Take a walk around this theatrical town with its historical district. Ashland is well known for its Shakespearean plays and festivals.

Day 10: Ashland — Crater Lake — Sunriver (306km/ 190 miles) Crater Lake is a magnificent deep blue caldera over 2000 metres above sea level in Klamath County. Take a stroll to the top and, if weather and road conditions permit, take the loop drive around the lake for optimal photo opportunities. Continue on to Sunriver Resort, nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Day 11: Sunriver — Portland (287km/ 178 miles) Continue north to the uber cool city of Portland. The highlight on your route today is the beautiful Silver Falls State Park with magnificent walking trails and waterfalls.

Day 12: Portland Located in the shadow of snow-capped Mt Hood, Portland is Oregon’s largest city. Take a stroll through Washington Park’s Japanese Tea Garden, join a microbrewery bicycle tour and visit Pearl District’s galleries and boutiques. If time permits take a drive out to the dramatic Columbia River Gorge and Mt. Hood.

Days 13 & 14: Portland — Mount Rainier (221km/ 137 miles) Head back to Washington State towards magnificent Mt. Rainier. Hike on the maintained trails to explore its beautiful landscape and network of glaciers and enjoy the wilderness of this iconic mountain. Day 15: Mount Rainier — Seattle (149km/ 117 miles) Head back to Seattle via Snoqualmie Falls where your tour concludes.

PRICES INCLUDE • 14 nights’ accommodation on a roomonly basis • 13 days’ fully-inclusive compact car hire

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PA C I F I C N O R T H W E S T

9 day American Empress: Columbia & Snake River Cruise Vancouver • Astoria • Stevenson • Dalles • Colombia River Gorge • Richland • Clarkston

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Follow in the footsteps of the famous explorers, Lewis and Clark and learn about the early pioneering and fascinating human history of the region history from on board historian • Included land excursions in every port of call including • Cruise through the spectacular Columbia River Gorge • Optional premium excursion to the incredible Multnomah Falls or wine tasting at the Sunshine Mill Winery

2019 Departures: Mar 31; Apr 7*, 14, 21*, 28; May 5*, 12, 19*, 26; Jun 2*, 9, 16*, 23, 30*; Jul 7, 14*, 21, 28*; Aug 4, 11*, 18, 25*; Sep 1, 8*, 15, 22*, 29; Oct 6*, 13, 20*, 27; Nov 3*   *Operates in reverse, Clarkston to Vancouver.     LAND Day 1: Arrive Portland - Vancouver, WA AIR

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On arrival into Portland International or Vancouver rail station transfer 1 NIGHTS STAYED independently to your hotel. The evening is yours to venture into the city and independently explore local attractions. Hilton Vancouver Washington

Behold the beauty of nature as you enjoy a day of scenic river cruising. Picturesque canyon walls and fascinating volcanic formations will keep you guessing as to what lies around the next bend. (BLD)

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Today is free toCRUISE explore the beautiful city of Vancouver. In the afternoon take the included transfer from your hotel to board the American Empress, the largest, most 1 NIGHTS STAYED elegant riverboat in the Pacific Northwest. (BD) American Empress (7 nights)

Located near the confluence of the Yakima and Columbia Rivers, Richland was northern most point reached by Lewis and Clark. A strategic site during World War II and the Cold War it is now home to Manhattan Project National Historic Park. (BLD)

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Nestled at the union of the Snake and Clearwater Rivers in southeast Washington, Clarkston is the gateway to North America’s deepest gorge, Hells Canyon on the Snake River. The picturesque vistas, year-round mild climates, and a deep history make this scenic inland port a more-than-desirable stop. (BLD)

Day 4: Stevenson, WA Disembark at the city of Stevenson on the banks of the scenic Columbia River to explore the Washington side of the Gorge. Downtown Stevenson is home to unique RAIL shops, art galleries, restaurants. Highly recommended is the premium shore 1 NIGHTS and STAYED excursion that takes in the breathtaking Multnomah Falls travelling along the Old Scenic Highway for incredible views of the Colombia gorge from up high. (BLD)

Day 5: The Dalles, LAND OR AIR located at the end of the overland Oregon Trail. Pay a visit the Stop in The Dalles, RAIL Fort Dalles Museum and take a tour of the unique collection of pioneer and military 1 NIGHTS STAYED artefacts at one of the old west’s most Spokane pivotal places in LAND CRUISE history, or head 1 NIGHTS STAYED to Sunshine Mill Winery to try Washington Wine Country Richland Clarkston, WA some of Oregon’s Astoria 7 famous Pinot Stevenson er iv R bia Vancouver, 1 Noirs at a wine Colum The WA Portland tasting. (BLD) Dalles

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Day 9: Clarkston, WA Your cruise concludes today with disembarkation around 8am in Clarkston; ask about extending your stay or booking a post cruise excursion to Spokane. (B)

PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ on board American Empress Steamboat & 1 night hotel (pre-cruise) • Meals as specified: 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners and complimentary wine and beer with dinner whilst on board • Hop-On Hop-Off shore excursions (excluding premium shore excursions) • Daily lectures by the Riverlorian onboard historian and professional showboat-style entertainment and dancing nightly • Transfers to the American Empress

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PA C I F I C N O R T H W E S T

Seattle • Portland • Columbia River Gorge • Bend • Crater Lake • Ashland • Eugene • Cannon Beach

• Enjoy craft beer tastings in Seattle, Portland and Bend • Tour of Pike Place Market in Seattle with members of the market community • Explore Portland’s eclectic neighbourhoods • See the Columbia River Gorge and the mighty Multnomah Falls • Marvel at Crater Lake – an aweinspiring natural phenomenon • Stay on the rugged Oregon Coast – Cannon Beach offers the quintessential small beach village experience

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8 day Pacific Northwest Peaks & Pours

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: Jun 21; Jul 12; Aug 9; Sep 20 Day 1: Arrive Seattle

Day 5: Portland - Columbia River Gorge - Bend

On arrival, transfer independently to your hotel. The rest of the day is free before a meet and greet with your fellow group members and your guide, a beer aficionado and destination specialist. The Graduate (2 nights)

Spend a day taking in the beauty of two major Pacific Northwest rivers: the Columbia and Hood Rivers. Visit Columbia River Gorge and experience the power and beauty of nature up close at Multnomah Falls, at 186m tall it is a roaring, aweinspiring cascade of icy water. Afterwards, stop at some of the 12 breweries in this area before continuing south to Bend, known for its richly diverse cultural landscape, award-winning dining and boutique shopping. Tetherow Resort

Day 2: Seattle Enjoy a tour of Seattle, visiting its colourful neighbourhoods and iconic attractions such as historic Pioneer Square and the Space Needle. The afternoon will be for tastings – the proliferation of Seattle craft breweries is mind boggling. You’ll find plenty of restaurants serving regional cuisine paired with specially selected brews. Seattle dishes are heavily influenced by Asian and Native American traditions and typically feature locally-caught seafood.

Day 3 Seattle - Portland Before departing Seattle head to Pike Place Market, a place as much a part of Seattle’s identity as the evergreens, the mountains and the water. Meet the Market’s lively characters and hear their memorable stories. See fish fly, cheese being made, the “original” Starbucks store, and savour tastings at Seattle 2 no less than 7 food stalls. Upon arrival in Portland, Washington there’ll be time to relax, have dinner and taste some Mount of the local brews before meeting up for a special Rainier evening program. You’ll be given real ghost hunting equipment before visiting known ghostly places and Columbia Cannon 1 River Gorge Beach getting behind the scenes into what hauntings are Portland 2 USA all about. Hotel Lucia V

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Portland sits on the Columbia and Willamette rivers in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. Enjoy Bend an orientation tour of the city and its iconic gardens, and then explore more of the city on a choice of tours: join a bicycle tour of the local breweries or enjoy a walking tour to some of the downtown area’s most unique restaurants, food emporiums and food trucks.

Day 6: Bend - Crater Lake - Ashland Travel to Crater Lake National Park, created by a collapsed volcano after a violent eruption more than 7,000 years ago. Gaze in wonder at its blue water and stunning setting and, after an expert talk from a National Park Ranger, take a leisurely hike for breathtaking views and photo opportunities. Continue to Ashland, a cultural hot spot with award winning galleries, theatres and restaurants. Ashland Hills Hotel

Day 7: Ashland - Eugene - Cannon Beach Head to the city of Eugene where you will embark on a walking tour including the area known as the Eugene Ale Trail. Continue on to the coastal community of Cannon Beach which combines the inspiring beauty of the Oregon Coast with a picture-perfect village by the sea. Enjoy an included final night dinner, paired with local brews, overlooking magnificent Haystack Rock. (D) Surfsand Resort

Day 8: Cannon Beach - Seattle Stroll on the beach and wander Cannon Beach’s picturesque village to discover art galleries, speciality shops and public art. Depart for Seattle early afternoon where you will be dropped at the airport or downtown.

PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 1 dinner • Touring by private air-conditioned small group vehicle • Services of a Driver/Guide and Local Prices are per person based on twin share Guides • Transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary Standard from 

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Hawaiian Islands

Hawaiian Islands at a glance The islands of Hawaii are blessed with beautiful beaches, spectacular volcanic scenery and excellent hotels. The majority of visitors fly into Honolulu on Oahu island and sample the shopping, restaurants and nightlife of Waikiki Beach. The island of Maui is known as ‘The Valley Isle’ and boasts fabulous scenery. Its relaxed atmosphere is shared by Kauai and the Big Island of Hawaii.

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BEST TIME TO VISIT: Hawaii is known for year-round sunshine and consistently high temperatures (typically 26ºC - 30ºC). Tourist resorts are generally found on the sunnier, southern sides of the islands, whilst the lesser-developed northern coasts experience much of the rainfall which supports the growth of lush, verdant forests. VISAS: ESTA (Electronic System Travel Authorisation).

LANGUAGE: English. FLIGHT INFORMATION: Flights operate to Honolulu via Los Angeles with Air New Zealand, or American Airlines via Los Angeles or Chicago and United Airlines via Denver. FLYING TIME FROM UK: Approx. 17 hours.

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WATER PARADISE

There’s no better way to see the stunning and remote interior of Maui than on a heli-tour over sheer cliffs, forested peaks and crashing surf.

There are some fantastic whale watching opportunities between November and April when humpback whales come to breed in the warm waters.

GREAT JOURNEY

BEST FOR KIDS

No two of the Hawaiian islands are the same – go island hopping by plane and boat and see their contrasting beauty for yourself.

With 62 acres of gardens and pools, the Hilton Waikoloa Village on the Kohala Coast of The Big Island is almost a destination in its own right. You can even get around by tram or canal boat!

WHERE TO GO FOR ADVENTURE The Big Island has some of the most dramatic volcanic landscapes on Earth – a visit to the active Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is a must. BEST BEACHES

FINE CUISINE Needless to say, Hawaii has some delicious seafood on offer. But did you also know that spam is very popular in the islands? It is known to some as the Hawaiian steak.

Waikiki, with its white-sand beaches, elegant shopping malls, gourmet restaurants, luxury hotels and non-stop nightlife is pretty impressive.

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LIVE LIKE A LOCAL

With sports, lei making and plenty of parties, the Waimea Town Celebration commemorates the arrival of Captain Cook to the Hawaiian islands. Hawaii is also a key destination on the surfing calendar, check listings for events that take place throughout the year.

Dancing and feasting remains an integral part of Hawaiian culture – join in with a traditional celebration.

On Maui’s sunny southwest shores, the Fairmont Kea Lani sits beautifully on one of Wailea’s glorious beaches.

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H AWA I I

13 day Hawaii Four Island Adventure Oahu • Honolulu • Waikiki • Hawaii (Big Island) • Kona • Hilo • Maui • Kauai

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Discovering Oahu’s natural wonders as well as visits to Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial • Maui’s Kaanapali Beach, often ranked as one of America’s finest beaches • Free time in Kauai for optional helicopter sightseeing trips to the Na Pali Coast, where Jurassic Park was filmed

2019 Departures: Multiple departures per month through January - November. Call for more details. Day 1: Arrive Oahu

Day 7: Keauhou Bay – Hawaii Volcanoes National Park – Kaanapali Beach, Maui

On arrival you’ll be greeted at the airport with a flower lei before being transferred to your hotel in the heart of Waikiki Beach. In the evening gather for a Hawaiianstyle Welcome Reception. (WR) Outrigger Waikiki Beach

Bid farewell to Kona as you make your way to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that’s home to the world’s largest volcano. Once inside the park, learn about the fiery geology of the islands and walk through a real lava tube followed by a visit to an interpretive museum. Later, travel to Hilo where you board your flight to Maui, the Magic Isle. Formerly a royal retreat, magnificent Kaanapali Beach is often ranked as one of America’s finest beaches. (BL)

Days 2 - 4: Oahu Begin your exploration of Oahu by traversing the island, passing through colourful villages, rainforests and pineapple plantations. See panoramic views of the deep blue waters from rugged cliffs and marvel at idyllic golden beaches along the North Shore. The rest of the day and the next day is free; enjoy a sunset swim in the gentle waves, explore Waikiki, embark on a submarine tour or take a guided sightseeing excursion along the east coast of the island. On day 4 pay a visit to Pearl Harbour and the USS Arizona Memorial before driving through the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. (B, BD, B) Marriott Waikiki Beach (3 nights)

Days 5 & 6: Oahu – Kona – Keauhou Bay Your morning begins with a short, scenic flight to the Big Island of Hawaii. Upon arrival, enjoyLAND an orientation tour of the lively seaside village of Kailua-Kona followed by time to explore the local shops in this charming town. Learn about the process of AIR RAILbeans at a local coffee plantation with a Local Specialist. Later, check growing coffee CRUISE into your1oceanfront resort and perhaps get a glimpse of the most famous guests NIGHTS STAYED about the property: the manta rays. Next day is free to Kauai explore – perhaps take a spectacular helicopter 3 Lihue flightseeing excursion or grab a snorkel to Oahu LAND experience Hawaii’s colourful marine Pearl Harbour 1 4 NIGHTS STAYED Kaanapali life. (BD, B) Sheraton Kona Resort Beach Waikiki Lahaina

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Days 8 & 9: Maui On day 8 travel along the coast to the Maui Ocean Centre to learn more about the underwater world surrounding Hawaii’s islands before heading into the countryside to visit a local farm and learn about the sustainable agriculture on the islands. Your final day in Maui is free to explore or just sit back and relax by the beach. (BL, BD)

Day 10: Maui – Lihue, Kauai Enjoy a morning at leisure before a short flight to Kauai. Relax and get settled in to your beachfront hotel. (B) Aqua Kauai Beach Resort (3 nights)

Days 11- 13: Kauai Start your day on Kauai with a visit to Grove Farm Sugar Plantation, including a private tour of the home on this historic sugar cane plantation. Then set off for Waimea Canyon to view one of the most majestic geological wonders in Hawaii with its vibrantly colourful buttes and deep valley gorges. Next day is free before meeting your new found friends and Travel Director for a Farewell Dinner. Your tour concludes on day 13 with a transfer to the airport. (B, BD, B)

PRICES INCLUDE • 12 nights’ accommodation in name hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 12 full breakfasts, 2 lunches & 4 dinners • Touring by air-conditioned vehicle • Services of an expert Travel Director • Internal flights, transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary • VIP door-to-door airport transfers Prices are per person based on twin share

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OAHU & MAUI SPECTACULAR HALEKALA SUNRISE

Departures and Duration: Daily from Kona, Big Island for 10 hours Enjoy a day exploring the east side of Hawaii Island and discovering Volcanoes National Park. Experience the Jagger Museum, Thurston Lava Tube, and Kilauea Ika Crater. Tour highlights include; a visit to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Park admission included), driving through the town of Hilo and the gorgeous 80-foot Rainbow Falls. Approximately 15 minutes will be spent at each location.

Departures and Duration: Daily from Maui hotels for 9 hours Set your alarm and get ready to dress warmly as you prepare to make the 38-mile trip up to the summit of the dormant volcano known as Haleakala. The temperature stays around 20 degrees Fahrenheit, but the sight of the sun rising from 10,000 ft above sea level will soon warm you up. Enjoy the views out of large vista view windows as you make the slow 38-mile descent down to the base of the dormant volcano. After your magnificent adventure, enjoy a complimentary return to your hotel.

Prices from £90 per adult, £54 per child (3-11yrs).

Prices from £154 per adult, £102 per child (3-11yrs).

THE HAWAIIAN LU’AU

USS MISSOURI, ARIZONA MEMORIAL & PEARL HARBOR EXCURSION

Departures and Duration: Daily from Honolulu for 4 hours approx An early Hawaiian custom to celebrate special occasions, this unforgettable lu’au at Paradise Cove comprises an all-you-can-eat feast of native dishes, music and traditional dancing.

Departures and Duration: Daily from Honolulu for 8 hours Take a memorable if somewhat sobering tour of Pearl Harbor tour which includes visits to the USS Missouri, Arizona Memorial Visitor Center and much more. This tour will take you on a journey through history from the site of the attack on Pearl Harbor to the signing of the Japanese surrender aboard the USS Missouri. See artifacts of the attack at the Visitor Center and ride the Navy launch across Pearl Harbor to the Arizona Memorial, sitting atop the sunken remains of the USS Arizona battleship. The USS Arizona houses the remains of over a 1,000 sailors killed in the 1941 attack and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1989.

Price £98 per adult, £89 per child (0-12 yrs).

Prices from £76 per adult, £49 per child (3-11yrs).

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MAVERICK MOLOKAI VOYAGE

Departures and Duration: Daily Duration: 45-50 minutes from Maui

Departures and Duration: Daily Duration: 55-65 minutes from Maui

HALEAKALA NATIONAL PARK & CRATER AND HANA RAINFOREST Experience an exhilarating flight above Maui’s famous volcano, waterfalls and the Hana Rainforest on this eastern island journey. Haleakala National Park is home to the world’s largest dormant volcano capped by its moonlike crater and large lava flows.  See the Hana Rainforest from the best view possible, the sky!  Soar high above the jagged cliffs, amazing waterfalls and some of the most isolated areas of the island.  Highlights include views of Haleakala Crater, Old Hana Town, the Manawainui Valley and the breathtaking Maui coastline.  In the distance, see the crescent shaped island of Molokini and the cities of Kihei, Wailea and Makena.  During the winter, keep your eyes open for marine life including humpback whales. Additional Info – No transfers included. Self parking is available at the airport (approximately $7) Alternatively please check with your hotel if they offer a shuttle transfer to the airport.

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ISLAND TOUR WITH VOLCANO ADVENTURE

TWO ISLAND HELICOPTER EXPERIENCE OVER MAUI AND MOLOKAI Explore the beauty and scenery of 2 Hawaiian islands on this multi-island expedition. Begin your adventure departing the Kahului Heliport on your way to the world’s largest sea cliffs, located on Molokai, also known as the Friendly Isle. Molokai’s waterfalls, including Kahiwa Falls are the tallest among all the Hawaiian Islands.  Get bird’s-eye views of the remote north shore, Halawa Valley and the vast Molokai fish ponds. Fly over the Pailolo channel featuring some of the most scenic waters between the islands including Elephant Rock. Over Maui, get intimate views of the western portion of the island including the famous lao Valley State Park, a vegetation-covered lava rainforest. Highlights of Maui include Honokohau Falls, the tallest waterfall on the island, distant views of the dormant volcano, Haleakala and the West Maui Mountains including possible views of the “Wall of Tears”.  Additional Info - No transfers included. Self parking is available at the airport (approximately $7) Alternatively please check with your hotel if they offer a shuttle transfer to the airport.

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H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

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COCONUT WAIKIKI HOTEL 3H

PEARL HOTEL WAIKIKI 3H

Situated between Waikiki Beach and the Ala Wai Canal, the Coconut Waikiki is a charming boutique hotel with a great location that puts you within a few minutes’ walk of excellent shopping and dining, and also just a few minutes from the beach and the Waikiki Beachwalk. In-room kitchenettes are perfect for grabbing a quick snack, and there are also barbecue grill areas for guests’ use set around the pool courtyard. All-in-all a friendly welcome, helpful staff and an ideal location make this a really comfortable and convenient place to stay.

Pearl Hotel Waikiki lights up the Waikiki landscape with a playful beach vibe and modern boutique amenities. The property is just a few short blocks to the famous white sand and surf of Waikiki Beach and within minutes of Waikiki’s most popular attractions and activities. The hotel is just steps from unique shops, bars and restaurants. The hotel is also a short distance from top-rated golf courses, snorkelling, scuba diving and much more.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• complimentary continental breakfast • outdoor swimming pool • fitness centre • outdoor barbecue area • outdoor play area

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 131 guestrooms & suites • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • microwave • coffee & tea

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 80 guestrooms • 42” flat-screen HDTV • wi-fi Internet • aircon • kitchenette (most room types) • Keurig coffee maker

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• convenience store • laundry facilities • parking (charge)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

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PARK SHORE WAIKIKI 3+H

SHERATON WAIKIKI 4H

Situated in a prime location directly across from Hawaii’s most popular beach and just steps away from world-class dining, shopping, and entertainment, the Park Shore Waikiki boasts unobstructed views of the ocean and Diamond Head. The hotel offers an incredible array of amenities and prides itself on its personalised service. On arrival, guests are greeted by a warm aloha from the staff and given cool lavender-dipped towels to welcome them. All guestrooms and suites feature air-conditioning and private balconies with sprawling ocean views.

The Sheraton Waikiki is located right on the oceanfront and in the heart of Waikiki. This deluxe hotel offers guests the perfect location to explore the rich culture and history of the island while enjoying a host of exciting activities nearby. The Helumoa Playground, with its 2 pools, whirlpools and 70ft-long waterslide is sure to be a hit with the whole family. Alternatively soak up the sun and relax with a tropical cocktail by the stunning infinity pool, overlooking Diamond Head. The beautifully-appointed guestrooms are well equipped with all the modern amenities, each decorated in contemporary style with refreshing tones, enjoying an air of peace and serenity.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • outdoor swimming pool • sundeck • fitness & yoga classes (charge) • surf board rental ROOM FACILITIES ••• 226 guestrooms • mini-fridge • 42” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • bath amenities • private lanai ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • pizzeria • bar • club lounge • 2 swimming pools including 1 adult-only infinity pool • waterslide • 2 whirlpools • fitness centre • spa • interactive fountain area for kids • cultural activities • surfing & SUP lessons • board rental ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,636 guestrooms & 139 suites • 37” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • tea & coffee • room service • suites offer private lanai ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room. per night payable locally

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OAHU H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE WAIKIKI BEACH RESORT 4H Located at the western end of Waikiki, adjacent to Fort DeRussy Park and around 10-15 minutes’ walk along the wide, sandy beach into the resort centre, this fantastic resort-style beachfront hotel is built on a serene lagoon with lush tropical gardens and an outstanding range of facilities. The main pool boasts waterfalls, lava rocks and tropical surroundings and the hotel affords magnificent views of Waikiki and Diamond Head. The Hilton Hawaiian Village has recently benefited from an extensive renovation programme, and offers a huge array of entertainment, including 6 hours of daily activities.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 18 restaurants, bars & lounges • fitness centre • 5 swimming pools • spa • kids’ club (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 2,860 guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • balcony

HYATT REGENCY WAIKIKI BEACH 4H Surround yourself with the magnificence and beauty of Hawaii at Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa. This welcoming resort offers the ultimate combination of personalised service, spacious guestrooms, outstanding amenities and a perfect location close to all that embodies the island. Stroll to such landmarks as Diamond Head, Honolulu Zoo and Waikiki Aquarium from the spectacular setting of Waikiki Beach. Surrender to the total pampering of the resort’s Na Ho’ola Spa or awaken your adventurous side with surfing lessons. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • pool bar • lounge • swimming pool • whirlpool • 24hr fitness centre • live entertainment • aloha Friday’s Polynesian show • Hawaiian cultural classes • over 60 shops & boutiques ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,230 guestrooms & suites • mini-fridge • LCD TV • wi-fi Internet • iHome dock • private lanai

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Resort view room from £109 Ocean view room from £137

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Waikiki city view room from £107 Ocean view room from £117

MOANA SURFRIDER, A WESTIN RESORT & SPA 4+H Sometimes referred to as the ‘First Lady of Waikiki’, the oceanfront Moana Surfrider is one of Waikiki’s landmark hotels. Reflecting the feel of an elegant plantation house, the hotel boasts a fabulous location in the heart of Waikiki Beach, and close to the International Market Place with its plentiful shopping and dining. Guests are perfectly placed here to make the most of the Waikiki sands, with gorgeous views from the oceanfront swimming pool and an array of watersports right at your fingertips.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • cafe • beach bar • wine & piano bar • oceanfront swimming pool • spa • fitness centre • yoga • watersport rental • boutiques • nightly live entertainment ROOM FACILITIES ••• 791 guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • bathrobe & slippers

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Historic banyan room from £143 Hystoric banyan ocean room from £151

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H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

MAUI

ROYAL LAHAINA RESORT, MAUI 3+H

KA’ANAPALI BEACH HOTEL, MAUI 3+H

The Royal Lahaina enjoys a secluded oceanfront setting at the northern end of Ka’anapali Beach on the beautiful island of Maui. Surrounded by 27 acres of lush, tropical gardens and facing more than a half mile of white sands, the hotel is in the perfect position to relax and enjoy the attractions of the ‘Valley Isle’. The resort’s 2 golf courses are nearby, as are the shops and restaurants of Whaler’s Village. It’s also just 4 miles to Lahaina – a lovely place to stroll the quaint shops and boutiques. The hotel offers regular entertainment and also stages one of Maui’s most popular lu’aus.

This large, beachfront property is situated in the heart of the Ka’anapali Resort area on Maui. Known as “Hawaii’s Most Hawaiian Hotel”, the property offers an authentic taste of Hawaiian traditions and hospitality, where friendly staff go out of their way to ensure you truly enjoy their island home. Take part in the free cultural programme that allows guests to experience lei making, hula lessons and even the fine art of pineapple cutting. The Tiki Terrace Restaurant serves local specialities while Hawaiian entertainment takes place in the Tiki Courtyard. To top it off, say “a hui hou”, until we meet again, with their heartwarming lei kukui ceremony upon departure.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • 2 bars • ice cream parlour • 3 swimming pools • 2 whirlpools • tennis • nightly Hawaiian entertainment • fitness centre ROOM FACILITIES ••• 516 guestrooms & cottages • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • sound system • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • private lanai

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar & grill • convenience store • outdoor swimming pool • spa • kid’s programme • cultural activities • entertainment • concierge ROOM FACILITIES ••• 432 guestrooms & suites • 32” flat-screen TV • mini-fridge • air-con • wi-fi Internet • tea & coffee • private lanai

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Lahaina kai tower standard room from £118 Lahaina kai tower ocean view room from £152

Courtyard/pool view room from £103 Partial ocean view room from £116

SHERATON MAUI RESORT & SPA, MAUI 4H

THE FAIRMONT KEA LANI RESORT, MAUI 5H

Located on 23 oceanfront acres at legendary Black Rock on Kaanapali Beach, Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa invites travellers to experience adventure, romance and family fun on Maui. Relax at the 142-yard lagoon-style pool, taste island cuisine, learn indigenous Hawaiian cultural activities and play at the beach. The majority of the resort’s rooms and suites feature views of the Pacific, and sister islands Lanai and Molokai. At sunset, the resort showcases its iconic cliff dive ceremony. Make lasting memories as you say ‘I do’ at sunset, learn ukulele with family, or rejuvenate at The Spa at Black Rock.

Beautifully situated on 22 oceanfront acres, Fairmont Kea Lani Resort embodies the genuine spirit of aloha. Each suite offers plenty of space and features separate bedroom and living areas, full entertainment systems and private lanai. Casual, family and fine-dining options include a gourmet bakery and deli, poolside fare, and award-winning restaurant Ko. Guests can relax by 1 of the 3 swimming pools which include 1 adult-only and 2 activity pools, connected by a 140-ft waterslide. The awardwinning Willow Steam Spa is the perfect place to completely relax and unwind, with an abundance of treatments and state-of-the-art wave massage tables.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • cafe • bar • outdoor swimming pool with lazy river & kid’s pool • whirlpool • cabana rental • 24hr fitness centre • spa • evening entertainment

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 4 restaurants • bar • deli • 4 swimming pools • waterslide • 24hr fitness centre • spa • kid’s pool • kid’s programme (5-13yrs, charge)

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 508 guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • mini-fridge • tea & coffee • private lanai

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 413 suites • fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • private lanai

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

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Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Resort view room from £170 Partial ocean view room from £188

Partial ocean view suite from £260 Garden view suite from £284


H AWA I I B I G I S L A N D & K A UA I H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

SHERATON KONA RESORT 4H

HILTON WAIKOLOA VILLAGE 4H

THE FAIRMONT ORCHID 5H

The Sheraton Kona Resort is situated on the iconic lava rocks of the Kona coast, overlooking the historically significant Keauhou Bay. Guests can enjoy the ultimate pool experience on the Kona coast with its 200-foot lava tube water slide, hot tubs and sandy-bottomed children’s play area. Experience Rays on the Bay restaurant, built on lava cliffs so close to the ocean it offers a perfect view to Keauhou’s resident manta rays feeding offshore in their natural habitat. Enjoy after dinner cocktails in an open-air atmosphere with endless ocean views and spectacular sunsets.

The Hilton Waikoloa is a complete destination in its own right; an extraordinary resort set amidst tropical gardens, waterfalls and lagoons, and linked by a system of trams and gondolas that ferry guests around. You’ll never tire of something to do here; the Hilton boasts 8 tennis courts, 2 excellent golf courses, a protected lagoon and beach, full-service spa plus entertainment that includes nightly live music and Hawaiian classes. The hotel’s most unique feature is its interactive dolphin programme giving the opportunity for some reef snorkelling followed by a swim with dolphins.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • poolside bar & lounge • club lounge • swimming pool • kids’ pool • water slide • fitness centre • spa • sport courts

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 4 restaurants • cafe • ice cream parlour • bar • 3 swimming pools • lagoon • 2 golf courses • tennis • spa • dolphin interaction • watersport rental • dinner shows • evening entertainment

The Fairmont Orchid is a 32-acre resort situated on the beautiful Kohala Coast. The hotel offers luxury guestrooms all impeccably furnished with fantastic views of the ocean or nearby mountains. Relax on the deck by the oceanfront swimming pool or pamper yourself at the award-winning Spa Without Walls and enjoy Hawaiian-inspired treatments and massages in an oceanfront hale. For family dining, look no further than the Hale Kai restaurant located on the beach and offering amazing oceanfront views or for fine-dining, Brown’s Beach House is a real treat with resident soloists providing live entertainment.

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 508 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • air-con • mini-fridge • tea & coffee ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

£90 £96

WAIPOULI BEACH RESORT AND SPA KAUAI BY OUTRIGGER 3H You may feel like you have stepped into paradise when you arrive at Waipouli Beach Resort and Spa. Picture soft white sands and clear blue sea. Imagine a beautiful river pool meandering through the property. Dream of tantalising Kauai cuisine and comfortable accommodations. You’ll find them all at this luxury Hawaiian retreat. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • heated swimming pool • waterslide • 3 whirlpools • spa • BBQ grills • shuttle service (reservations required & charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• spacious guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • ceiling fan • coffee maker • mini fridge • microwave oven • balcony ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 540 guestrooms & suites • flatscreen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee

per room, per night payable locally

per room, per night payable locally

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Garden/mountain view room from Partial ocean view room from

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,240 guestrooms • balcony or lanai • flat-screen TV • air-con • wi-fi Internet

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 5 restaurants • deli • lounge • beachside bar • oceanfront swimming pool • golf • tennis • spa • fitness centre • kids’ club • gift shop

Lagoon tower mountain view room from Lagoon tower deluxe ocean view room from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£106 £126

SHERATON KAUAI RESORT 4H The Sheraton Kauai Resort is an idyllic holiday haven perfect for discovering the beauty and splendour of Poipu Beach, one of Hawaii’s most beautiful and renowned beaches. Designed with the utmost care and consideration, the resort is geared towards upholding Hawaiian tradition while also living up to world-class standards. Granting easy access to the beachfront as well as the surrounding vantage points, explorers are truly in for a treat, while the resort’s many facilities, in-house dining venues and lavish accommodations are just the thing for guests looking to bask in bliss beneath the Hawaiian sun.

Fairmont garden view room from £151 Partial ocean view room from £164

GRAND HYATT KAUAI RESORT & SPA 4+H The Grand Hyatt Kauai is set between the magnificent mountains of Kauai and the sands of Poipu Beach. The resort offers an amazing range of amenities and rooms are reminiscent of Hawaii’s golden era with breathtaking mountain, garden or ocean views. The hotel’s swimming pool is the perfect place to cool off with its cascading waterfalls, lagoons and river pools. For evening dining there are several award-winning restaurants to choose from. Why not experience the Luau Show, offering a Hawaiian buffet and showcasing traditional Polynesian dance and culture?

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • cafe • bar • 2 swimming pools • cabana rental • fitness centre • surfing & scuba diving lessons (charge) • spa

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 5 restaurants • cafe • 2 bars • clubhouse • 2 swimming pools • lagoon • nearby golf course • spa • fitness centre • entertainment

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 398 guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • tea & coffee • wi-fi Internet • air-con • private lanai

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 604 guestrooms • balcony or lanai • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • iHome dock • air-con • coffee maker

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ••• Mandatory resort fee per room, per night payable locally

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Studio from £93 One bedroom ocean view room from £140

Garden view room from £114 Deluxe oceanfront room from £153

Standard room from £237 Partial oceanview room from £359

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

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Canada & Alaska

Synonymous with wildlife, wilderness and beautiful cities, Canada and the American state of Alaska embrace travellers looking for a little adventure. Whether exploring the Rocky Mountains, sailing past the glaciers of Alaska, or unearthing the vibrant nightlife of MontrÊal, you’ll discover a land that captivates, excites and delights.

LANGUAGE: English is the first language in Canada. French is also spoken in parts of Eastern Canada. CURRENCY: Canada - Canadian Dollar, Alaska - US Dollar.

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VISAS: ETA (Electronic Travel Authorisation) required for Canada and ESTA (Electronic System Travel Authorisation) required for Alaska.


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Experience Wilderness Wonderland

Climb aboard the world-renowned Rocky Mountaineer train, said by many to be one of the most spectacular rail experiences in the world. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of glacier-fed lakes, majestic mountains and ferocious rivers while you enjoy fresh, regionally sourced gourmet cuisine. Listen to captivating stories from the onboard Hosts, whilst keeping an eye out for bears and other wildlife as you travel in comfort and style through daylight hours. Combine your Rocky Mountaineer trip with a cruise to Alaska for the ultimate holiday experience.

Discover SilverLeaf Service, a single-level glass domed coach offering awe-inspiring views of the majestic Canadian Rockies through oversized windows. ROCKY MOUNTAINEER SERVICE LEVELS Sit back, relax, absorb the breathtaking scenery, and enjoy the unique service from the ever attentive Rocky Mountaineer Hosts. Discover for yourself why Rocky Mountaineer has received numerous international awards and accolades for service excellence, including 8 World Travel Awards for both “World’s Leading Travel Experience by Train” and “World’s Leading Luxury Train.”

• Single-level domed coach, offering panoramic views through oversized windows • Hot gourmet breakfasts and lunches served at your seat • Complimentary beverages throughout the journey, including beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks • Captivating stories and historical trivia told by your Rocky Mountaineer Host • Overnight hotel accommodation in Kamloops, with luggage delivered to your hotel

The luxury and comfort of Rocky Mountaineer’s award-winning GoldLeaf Service is simply beyond compare. Enjoy breathtaking views from your seat in the upper-level of the bi-level, fully domed glass coach, and gourmet meals in the exclusive GoldLeaf Service • Single-level domed coach, offering panoramic views through oversized windows • Hot gourmet breakfasts and lunches served at your seat • Complimentary beverages throughout the journey, including beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks • Captivating stories and historical trivia told by your Rocky Mountaineer Host • Overnight hotel accommodation in Kamloops, with luggage delivered to your hotel

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CANADIAN ROCKIES

Jasper

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Quesnel

Alberta Edmonton

Lake Louise

British Columbia

Banff

Calgary

Kamloops Whistler Vancouver

CANADA USA

Victoria

Rainforest to Gold Rush Coastal Passage First Passage to the West Journey Through the Clouds

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Road transfer

FIRST PASSAGE TO THE WEST

RAINFOREST TO GOLD RUSH

JOURNEY THROUGH THE CLOUDS

VANCOUVER | KAMLOOPS | LAKE LOUISE OR BANFF

VANCOUVER | WHISTLER | QUESNEL | JASPER

VANCOUVER | KAMLOOPS | JASPER

Departure Dates: Eastbound from Vancouver to Lake Louise & Banff: Tues & Fri, 1 May - 12 Oct 18; Mon, Tues, Fri, 7 May - 1 Jun & 3 - 28 Sep 19 Westbound from Banff/Lake Louise to Vancouver: Thur & Sun, 2 May - 14 Oct 19; Wed, Thurs, Sun, 2 May - 3 Jun & 2 - 30 Sep 19

Departure Dates Eastbound from Vancouver to Jasper: Tues & Fri, 17 Apr – 12 Oct 19 Westbound from Jasper to Vancouver: Thur & Sun, 19 Apr – 14 Oct 19

Departure Dates Eastbound from Vancouver to Jasper via Whistler and Quesnel: Sat, 28 Apr – 6 Oct 19 Westbound from Jasper to Vancouver via Quesnel and Whistler: Tue, 1 May – 9 Oct 19

Day 1: Vancouver - Kamloops

Day 1: Vancouver - Kamloops

Day 1: Vancouver - Whistler

Depart from Vancouver and journey towards Kamloops onboard Rocky Mountaineer. Travel through the lush Fraser River Valley and in the shadows of the Coast and Cascade Mountains before encountering the steep cliffs and rapids at Hell’s Gate and on to Kamloops for an evening arrival. (BL) Overnight: Locally-assigned

Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer from the coastal city of Vancouver to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. (BL) Overnight: Locally-assigned

Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer to the resort town of Whistler. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Sea to Sky Corridor and spectacular views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains, Brandywine Falls, Mount Garibaldi and the impressive Cheakamus Canyon. Upon arrival in Whistler you’ll be transferred to your hotel and the remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)

hotel, Kamloops Day 2: Kamloops - Lake Louise - Banff Your journey continues past ranchlands, rocky lakeshores, the Spiral Tunnels and Yoho National Park, before crossing over the Continental Divide into the beautiful mountain town of Banff. Your journey will end in your choice of Lake Louise or Banff. (BL)

hotel, Kamloops Day 2: Kamloops - Jasper Head east into the mighty Canadian Rockies. Pass Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies and Pyramid Falls as you climb the Yellowhead Pass into your destination, Jasper. (BL)

Overnight: Locally-assigned hotel, Whistler Day 2: Quesnel - Jasper Back onboard Rocky Mountaineer, you’ll travel to the charming town of Quesnel. Highlights of your day will included crossing over Deep Creek Bridge, one of the world’s highest railway bridges, the shorelines of Anderson Lake and glacial-fed Seton Lake. (BL)

Also available in reverse.

Also available in reverse.

Overnight: Locally-assigned hotel, Quesnel Day 3: Quesnel - Jasper As the train meanders through the forests of Northern British Columbia, keep your eyes peeled for bears and other wildlife. Enter the Rocky Mountain Trench and continue climbing past Mount Robson before arriving in Jasper where your rail journey will end. (BL) Also available in reverse.

Prices are per person based on twin share

SilverLeaf from  GoldLeaf from  Single supplements available upon request

Prices are per person based on twin share

£939 £1289

SilverLeaf from  GoldLeaf from  Single supplements available upon request

Prices are per person based on twin share

£939 £1289

SilverLeaf from  GoldLeaf from 

£1299 £1789

Single supplements available upon request

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CANADIAN ROCKIES

7 day First Passage to the West Highlights Calgary • Banff • Lake Louise • Kamloops • Vancouver

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • 2 days travelling in SilverLeaf Service onboard Rocky Mountaineer • Panoramic Helicopter ‘Flightseeing’ Tour • Overnight stay in Kamloops • Overnight stay in the stunning Lake Louise • Admission to Banff Gondola • Tour of Yoho National Park and Emerald Lake • Tour of Vancouver’s North Shore and Grouse Mountain

2019 Departures: Multiple dates through Apr to Oct, please call for details. Also available in reverse. LAND

Day 1: Arrive Calgary AIR

RAIL Heart of the New West” and transfer independently to your Arrive in Calgary “The downtown hotel. CRUISE 1

NIGHTS STAYED

Day 2: Calgary – Panoramic Helicopter – Banff Depart Calgary in the morning for a full-day tour. First, travel to Kananaskis where you will enjoy the highlight of the day; a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over LAND the remarkable1 landscape of the Rockies. Continue on to Banff for a sightseeing tour NIGHTS STAYED including Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. A trip on the Banff Gondola is also included. Your tour ends on arrival in Banff late afternoon.

Day 3: Banff – Lake Louise LAND

Today a half-day tour AIR takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural 1 the NIGHTS STAYED wonders. Among attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the remainder of the day is at leisure. LAND

Day 4: Lake Louise – Kamloops RAIL

CRUISE Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer from the mountain hamlet of Lake Louise to 1 NIGHTS Kamloops, in the heart ofSTAYED the British Columbia Interior. Your journey takes you through a spectacular array of scenery as you travel between the glacier and snowcapped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, over mountain passes and through LAND remarkable tunnels, along rocky RAIL lakeshores and across the ranch 1 NIGHTS STAYED lands of the Interior. Highlights include the Continental Divide, British the Spiral Tunnels, Kicking Columbia Alberta RAIL Horse Canyon, Rogers Pass NIGHTS1STAYED Lake Louise Kamloops 11 and Craigellachie. Overnight in 1 Banff 1 Kamloops. (BL) Calgary 2

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Day 5: Kamloops – Vancouver Your Rocky Mountaineer journey continues west towards the Pacific Ocean and the coastal city of Vancouver. You will again see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley. Highlights include the steep slopes and rock sheds along the Thompson River and the rushing waters of Hell’s Gate in the Fraser Canyon. Your rail journey ends on arrival in Vancouver. (BL)

Day 6: Vancouver Sightseeing Enjoy a 6-hour sightseeing tour of Vancouver’s spectacular North Shore. Travel across the Lions Gate Bridge and into the Coast Mountains. Experience the Capilano Suspension Bridge and Treetops Adventure, discovering the coastal temperate rainforest and British Columbia’s First Nations heritage. Next, visit Grouse Mountain (gondola admission included), the Peak of Vancouver, and take in breathtaking views of the city, ocean, and surrounding mountains. Note: There are further sightseeing options available on day 6 please ask for details

Day 7: Depart Vancouver Your Rocky Mountaineer tour ends on day 7; perhaps extend your stay with a cruise to Alaska.

PRICES INCLUDE • 6 nights’ hotel accommodation • 2 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer train in SilverLeaf Service • Meals as specified: 2 delicious hot gourmet breakfast and lunch options, served at your seat. Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and gourmet snacks throughout the journey • Interactive and captivating storytelling by onboard Hosts • Sightseeing tours as detailed in the itinerary Prices are per person based on twin share

SilverLeaf from  GoldLeaf from  Single supplements available upon request

£1999 £2589


CANADIAN ROCKIES

Calgary • Banff • Lake Louise • Banff & Jasper National Parks • Icefields Parkway • Athabasca Glacier • Jasper • Kamloops • Vancouver

• 2 days travelling in all inclusive SilverLeaf Service onboard Rocky Mountaineer • Ice Explorer ride in the Columbia Icefields • An amazing ‘Flightseeing’ tour over the glaciers • Admission to the Banff Gondola • Tour of Banff and Jasper National Parks

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8 day Journey Through the Clouds Explorer

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: Multiple dates through Apr to Oct, please call for details. Also available in reverse. Day 1: Arrive Calgary

LAND

Arrive in Calgary and transfer independently to your hotel. AIR RAIL Day 2: Calgary - Panoramic Helicopter Tour - Banff CRUISE

Depart Calgary in the morning1 forNIGHTS Kananaskis STAYED where you will enjoy the highlight of the day; a 12-minute Panoramic Helicopter Tour over the remarkable landscape of the Rockies. Continue on to Banff for a sightseeing tour including Bow Falls, Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the Hoodoos. A trip on the Banff Gondola is LAND included. Your tour ends on arrival in Banff late afternoon. 1 NIGHTS STAYED

Day 3: Banff - Lake Louise A half-day tour takes you into Yoho National Park to view some of its natural wonders. Among the attractions are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and a natural LAND rock bridge spanning the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where AIR 1 is NIGHTS STAYED the remainder of the afternoon at your leisure.

Day 4: Lake Louise - Jasper Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper national parks via the scenic Icefields LAND Parkway. Among the highlights areRAIL Bow Lake, the Columbia Icefield and Athabasca Falls. The Columbia Icefield is one CRUISE of the largest accumulations of ice south of the 1 NIGHTS STAYEDicefields in North America. Here you will Arctic Circle and one of the most accessible ride on an Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about its geological features. Arrive in Jasper late afternoon for an overnight stay.

Day 5: Jasper Highlights Tour

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JasperRAIL National Park is a world Heritage Site and largest National Park. You will enjoy a 1 Canada’s NIGHTS STAYED Alberta British short scenic tour including many of the natural Columbia Columbia attractions, rugged peaks and perhaps Jasper Icefield Sonora 2 Resort even catch a glimpse of some of the many 1 Lake Louise 2 1 RAIL Kamloops creatures that call this mountain park 1 Banff 1 1 NIGHTS STAYED Calgary home. The remainder of the day is at 2 Panoramic Vancouver Helicopter Tour leisure.

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Day 6: Jasper - Kamloops Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer through the Canadian Rockies to Kamloops. As you journey west and south you will be surrounded by the dramatic scenery of the Continental Divide and by the river valleys of the Monashee and Cariboo Mountains. Highlights include Mount Robson, Pyramid Falls, the climb over Yellowhead Pass, and the journey along the North Thompson River as you approach Kamloops. (BL)

Day 7: Kamloops - Vancouver As you continue your Rocky Mountaineer journey, you will again see dramatic changes in scenery, from the desert-like environment of the Interior, through winding river canyons and pristine forests, to the Coast and Cascade Mountains and the lush green fields of the Fraser Valley. Your rail journey ends on arrival in Vancouver in the evening. (BL)

Day 8: Depart Vancouver After checkout your journey comes to an end. Perhaps extend your stay with a cruise to Alaska.

PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ hotel accommodation • 2 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer train in SilverLeaf Service • Meals as specified: 2 delicious hot gourmet breakfast and lunch options, served at your seat. Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and gourmet snacks throughout the journey • Interactive and captivating storytelling by onboard Hosts • Sightseeing tours as detailed in the itinerary

Prices are per person based on twin share

SilverLeaf from  GoldLeaf from 

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£2099 £3049

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CANADIAN ROCKIES TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

13 day Grand Rail Circle Vancouver • Kamloops • Banff & Jasper National Parks • Lake Louise • Yoho National Park • Icefields Parkway • Whistler

• 4 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer • Vancouver Lookout and North Shore sightseeing • Take the gondola and helicopter summit tour in Banff National Park • Ride an Ice Explorer out on the Athabasca Glacier • Enjoy a BBQ lunch and cultural tour in Whistler • See the stunning scenery of the Sea-toSky Corridor

2019 Departures: Multiple dates through Apr to Oct, please call for details. Days 1: Vancouver Sightseeing

Day 9: Jasper

On arrival make your own way to your hotel and spend time exploring the city.

Take a scenic half-day tour of UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jasper National Park, to appreciate the park’s rugged beauty and wildlife. The rest of the day at leisure.

Day 2: Vancouver - Kamloops Travel on Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops, in the heart of British Columbia’s interior. LAND During the journey you will see dramatic changes in scenery, from the lush green AIR fields of the Fraser Valley, through forests and winding river canyons surrounded by RAIL the peaks of CRUISE the Coast and Cascade Mountains, to the desert-like environment of the 1 NIGHTS STAYED BC Interior. (BL)

Day 10: Jasper - Quesnel

Day 3: Kamloops - Banff

Day 11: Quesnel - Whistler

Your journey continues eastwards to the mighty Canadian Rockies. Once again you LAND will see a1spectacular array of scenery as you travel across ranch lands, along rocky NIGHTS STAYED lake shores, over high mountain passes and through the remarkable tunnels that form part of the rich rail history of the Canadian Rockies. Your rail journey ends that evening in the resort town of Banff. (BL)

Enjoy more breathtaking scenery as you travel through Fraser Canyon and cross Deep Creek Bridge - one of the highest railway bridges in the world en-route to Whistler. (BL)

LAND Days 4 & 5: AIR Banff National Park 1 NIGHTS The morning is freeSTAYED to explore Banff.

After lunch, enjoy a half-day sightseeing tour of Banff and Banff National Park. Among the highlights are visits to Bow Falls, the Banff Gondola (admission included), Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner and the LAND Hoodoos. The following day is your leisure to explore the Park. British Columbia Quesnel

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Days 6 & 7: Banff - Lake Louise

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In Yoho National Park enjoy a half-day tour that includes the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake and the Kicking Horse River. The tour ends in Lake Louise where the rest of your day is at leisure to enjoy this stunning location. The following day is free day to relax or explore Lake Louise further.

Travel on Rocky Mountaineer to the charming town of Quesnel. Pass through the Rocky Mountain Trench to British Columbia’s Northern Interior. En route pass the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies Mount Robson, Yellowhead Pass and Moose Lake. (BL)

Days 12 & 13: Whistler - Vancouver After a free morning to explore the alpine resort of Whistler, travel the scenic Sea-toSky Corridor with its views of Howe Sound and the Coast Mountains as you return to Vancouver. The tour ends the following day after checking out of your hotel.

PRICES INCLUDE • 12 nights’ hotel accommodation • 4 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer train in SilverLeaf Service • Meals as specified: 5 delicious hot gourmet breakfast and lunch options, served at your seat. Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and gourmet snacks throughout the journey • Interactive and captivating storytelling by onboard Hosts • Sightseeing tours as detailed in the itinerary

Day 8: Lake Louise - Jasper Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Banff and Jasper National Parks and ride on the Ice Explorer to the middle of the Athabasca Glacier to learn more about the areas geology. Arrive in Jasper late afternoon. (BL)

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CANADIAN ROCKIES

Vancouver • Whistler • Quesnel • Jasper • Lake Louise • Banff • Calgary

• 360° views at the Vancouver Lookout • Explore nature with a guided tour of Jasper National Park • Enjoy a scenic drive along Icefields Parkway, including Ice Explorer • A guided tour of the natural wonders of Yoho National Park • Ride the Banff Gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain • Panoramic Helicopter Tour for stunning views of the majestic Rocky Mountains

I N D E P E N D E N T R A I L TO U R I N G - R O C K Y M O U N TA I N E E R

11 day Rainforest to Gold Rush at Leisure

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: Multiple dates through Apr to Oct, please call for details. Also available in reverse. Day 1: Arrive Vancouver

Day 8: Lake Louise - Banff

Arrive in Vancouver and transfer independently to your hotel. Included is admission to the Vancouver Lookout for 360° views of the city.

After a morning at leisure, a motorcoach tour takes you into Yoho National Park. Among the attractions and natural wonders are the Spiral Tunnels, Emerald Lake, and a natural rock bridge that spans the Kicking Horse River. After your tour continue on to Banff.

Day 2: Vancouver - Whistler In the morning you will board Rocky Mountaineer for a trip through the stunning scenery en route to Whistler. Upon arrival you will have the remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 3: Whistler - Quesnel Travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer to Quesnel, gateway to the North Cariboo. Pass the shores of Anderson Lake and glacier-fed Seton Lake; take in stunning vistas and views of the Fraser Canyon, and cross Deep Creek Bridge, one of the highest railway bridges in the world.

Day 4: Quesnel - Jasper Continue eastwards onboard Rocky Mountaineer to the majestic Canadian Rockies. Follow the Fraser Rover through the town of Prince George, and pass Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies before arriving in Jasper National Park.

Day 5: Jasper Enjoy a scenic tour of Jasper National Park including many natural attractions and rugged peaks. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore.

Day 6: Jasper - Lake Louise British Columbia

Travel along one of the most scenic roads in the world - the Icefield Parkway. Stop at Athabasca Falls before taking a ride on an Ice Explorer to the Alberta middle of the Athabasca Glacier. After lunch stop at Bow Falls before arriving into the beautiful Jasper Columbia Icefield mountain town of Lake Louise.

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Day 9: Banff Spend the entire day exploring Banff National Park on your own. Optional activities include the mineral pools at Upper Hot Springs, nature walks, visiting Banff’s historic museums or enjoying a round of golf at the Fairmont Banff Springs.

Day 10: Banff - Calgary with Panoramic Helicopter Tour Enjoy a full-day motorcoach tour of Bow Falls, the Banff Gondola (admission included), Lake Minnewanka, Surprise Corner, and the Hoodoos. At Kananaskis, take a 12 minute Panoramic Helicopter tour for remarkable aerial views of the Rockies. Your tour concludes in Calgary.

Day 11: Calgary In the morning, check out of your hotel and transfer independently to the airport for your homeward flight.

PRICES INCLUDE • 10 nights’ hotel accommodation • 3 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer train in SilverLeaf Service • Meals as specified: 3 delicious hot gourmet breakfast and 2 lunch options, served at your seat. Complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and gourmet snacks throughout the journey • Interactive and captivating storytelling by onboard Hosts • Sightseeing tours as detailed in the itinerary

Day 7: Lake Louise

Explore Lake Louise at Leisure where there are many activities from hiking to canoeing. Alternatively, simply relax and enjoy the magnificent mountain views.

Prices are per person based on twin share

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Rail Travel in Canada with VIA Rail

Canada is a land of immense natural beauty, and there’s no better way to discover it than from the comfort of a VIA Rail train. To travel across Canada by train is to cross an entire continent on some of the most iconic routes, on epic journeys intrinsically linked with Canada’s history. Be it from Toronto to Vancouver, Montréal to Halifax, or Jasper to Prince Rupert; these really are the journeys of a lifetime.

VIA Rail - The Canadian

VIA Rail - The Ocean

VIA Rail’s flagship train travels between Toronto and Vancouver across the Northern Ontario lakelands, the wide open prairies and the Canadian Rockies. Although the complete journey takes 4 nights and is one of the longest train journeys in the world, it is possible to use the train for shorter trips.

Travelling overnight, The Ocean is a romantic way of journeying between Montréal and Halifax; following the shores of the St Lawrence river, the wooded coastline of New Brunswick and through Nova Scotia. Economy Class, gives a pre-assigned seat with blanket and pillow; Sleeper Plus offers a choice of sleeping accommodation and includes meals and access to a Park Car. Sleeper class is available year round meals are not included but can be purchased on board.

First-class train travel in Sleeper Plus and Prestige Class feature excellent food, cosy accommodation, use of the Park Car with 360-degree views and an Art Décostyle Bullet Lounge. Economy Class offers a spacious seat with electrical power point and meals available for purchase on board.

VIA Rail - Jasper to Prince Rupert

VIA Rail - The Corridor

This 2-day daylight journey from the resort town of Jasper through the Yellowhead Pass stops overnight in Prince George (hotel not included) and continues on to the Pacific coastal city of Prince Rupert the following day. Touring Class (available on selected departures) features seating in a Panorama Car and includes all meals on board.

The easy way to travel between the exciting cities of Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal and Québec City and from Toronto to Niagara Falls. VIA Rail offers a relaxed, stress-free journey as you watch the countryside pass by. Business class includes meals with wine served at your seat according to the time of day, free newspapers and use of a lounge at some stations.

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E A S T E R N C A N A DA

Halifax • Quebec City • Montréal • Toronto

• Explore the bustling maritime city of Halifax • Follow the path of the mighty St. Lawrence River into the bountiful Great Lakes region onboard VIA Rail’s overnight train The Ocean • Discover Quebec City’s mix of modernity and traditional Quebecois culture • Montréal city tour that showcases the fascinating history of one of the country’s founding cities • Finish up in dynamic Toronto a city mixing cultural influences from around the world

I N D E P E N D E N T R A I L TO U R I N G

8 day Eastern Rail Experience

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: Monday, Wednesdays & Fridays, May - Oct Day 1:

LAND AIR RAIL Arrive Halifax CRUISE at Halifax International NIGHTS STAYED

Day 5: Quebec City - Montréal

Arrive Airport and transfer independently to your downtown 1 hotel and pick-up your Travel Kit at the front desk. Remainder of the day is at leisure to perhaps sample some of the local delicacies at one of the many portside restaurants and eateries. Standard: Atlantica Hotel Halifax; Superior: Westin Nova LAND Scotian (2 nights) 1 NIGHTS STAYED

Depart on VIA Rail’s Corridor service to Montréal, follow the shoreline of Canada’s busiest waterway along the St. Lawrence River to arrive in the bustling metropolis of Montreal. Walk down lively St. Catherine Street with its numerous shops and cafes, or once the sun sets, sample the fine cuisine at one of hundreds of restaurants and perhaps take in a session at a lively jazz club. Standard: Hotel Faubourg Montreal;

Day 2: Halifax

Superior: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth (2 nights)

A full day is yours to independently explore Halifax’s proud maritime heritage. You may decide to visit the restored Historic Properties, the Citadel that has guarded LAND the cityAIR since the 18th Century, the Public Gardens or perhaps arrange a day cruise 1 NIGHTS STAYED for an Oceanside perspective of the city. around the harbour

Day 6: Montréal

Day 3: Halifax – Quebec City Transfer independently to the Halifax rail station and board VIA Rail’s The Ocean LAND for yourRAIL rail passage to Quebec City. Wind across Nova Scotia and New Brunswick before passing by the rolling hills of the Baie des Chaleurs. The evening offers long CRUISE 1 NIGHTS shadows overSTAYED the landscape to accompany your delicious onboard dinner, and the rock and sway of the train ensures a restful sleep on your overnight journey. (D)

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The sun rises as you follow the shores 1 of the mighty St. Lawrence River. Overnight train Disembark at Sainte Foy and New Brunswick Halifax proceed independently to your 2 hotel in Quebec City. The rest of Nova Scotia the day is yours to discover this historic city. Visit some of the most popular destinations and attractions such as the Latin Quarter, the Plains of Abraham, the Fortifications, the National Assembly, Place Royale or the Basilica. Standard:

Delta Quebec; Superior: Fairmont Le Château Frontenac

Embark on a 3-hour sightseeing tour of Montréal. You will see numerous highlights, such as the Notre Dame Basilica, the financial and residential districts, historic Old Montréal, the charming Latin Quarter and savour the panoramic views from an observation point on top of Mont Royal.

Day 7: Montréal – Toronto Depart on the last rail journey of your Eastern Canada rail experience. Travel through the small townships and communities of Quebec and Ontario en route to Canada’s largest city, Toronto. The rest of the evening is at leisure to either enjoy the amenities of your hotel, or search out one of the city’s hundreds of restaurants and nightspots. Standard: Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown; Superior: Fairmont Royal

York Hotel Day 8: Depart Toronto Your tour concludes today checking out of your hotel. If you have time before your flight home, take a sightseeing excursion to the mighty Niagara Falls or ask about extending your stay to explore the city further.

PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar and overnight train (Sleeper Plus) • All rail travel between destinations • Meals as specified: 1 dinner Prices are per person based on twin share (on board VIA Rail) Standard from  £1159 • Sightseeing as per itinerary Deluxe from  £1399 Single supplements available upon request

LAND CRUISE To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent NIGHTS STAYED 1

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C O U N T R Y C A N A DA

15 day Canadian Rail Adventure Toronto • Niagara Falls • VIA Rail • Jasper National Park • Lake Louise • Banff National Park • Rocky Mountaineer • Kamloops • Vancouver • Victoria

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York (2 nights) Day 2: Toronto

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Discover the many identities of this cosmopolitan city on a sightseeing tour of RAIL CRUISE Toronto. Highlights include the provincial Parliament Buildings, City Hall, the 1 NIGHTS STAYED residential areas, the waterfront and the CN Tower. financial district, Chinatown, The remainder of the day is free for independent exploration, shopping or simple relaxation.

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the beautiful Niagara Parkway which winds its way along the Niagara Gorge. Pass through the historic community of Niagara-on-the-Lake before returning to Toronto. Transfer independently to Union Station to board VIA Rail’s The Canadian bound for Western Canada. (L) Standard & Superior: VIA Rail Sleeper Plus (3 nights)

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Head to Niagara Falls, one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World, via the Niagara Peninsula – a lush fruit-growing area famed for its Ontario wines. At the falls, join a Hornblower cruise Québec for a spectacular boat trip to the foot of the Horseshoe Falls. Toronto 2 Niagara After lunch, travel along Falls

Travelling north of the Great Lakes, view the rugged terrain of the Canadian Shield, some of North America’s oldest rock formations. Rich in minerals and forests, the region is dotted with thousands of freshwater lakes. The following morning, the train crosses the border into the province of Manitoba and stops briefly in its capital, Winnipeg. (BLD)

Day 6: VIA Rail - The Canadian to Jasper After crossing the prairies overnight you will enter the Canadian Rockies before arriving in Jasper. (BL) Standard: Lobstick Lodge; Superior: Fairmont Jasper Park

Lodge (2 nights) Day 7: Jasper You have a full day to relax and tour Jasper and the surrounding area. Enjoy a ride on the Jasper Tramway or visit Miette Hot Springs. Take in the breathtaking panorama of Jasper National Park’s serene lakes and gentle meadows standing in stark contrast to its jagged peaks and spectacular glaciers.


C R O S S C O U N T R Y C A N A DA I N D E P E N D E N T R A I L TO U R I N G

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Travel through 5 provinces on this epic journey across the top of the North American continent • Admire the stunning majesty of Niagara Falls • Stay in the spectacular city of Vancouver • Experience VIA Rail’s legendary ‘Canadian’ train across the prairies to the mountains • Ride the Rocky Mountaineer through the Rockies • Explore some of Canada’s most stunning national parks

Day 11: Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer and pass by some jaw-dropping scenery en route to Kamloops in the interior of British Columbia. Sit back and relax, and enjoy Rocky Mountaineer’s wonderful service as you travel through Kicking Horse Pass, climb into the Selkirk Mountains and follow Rogers Pass. (BL) Standard & Superior: Hotels

allocated by Rocky Mountaineer Day 12: Rocky Mountaineer to Vancouver On day 12, re-board the Rocky Mountaineer to continue your journey to the Pacific Coast city of Vancouver, located in one of Canada’s most spectacular settings. Upon arrival in Vancouver, transfer independently to your hotel. (BL) Standard: Sandman

Hotel Vancouver City Centre; Superior: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver (3 nights) Day 13: Vancouver Sightseeing Discover Vancouver on a hop-on hop-off trolley tour, taking in the sights of historic Gastown, English Bay, Granville Island, the colourful totem poles of scenic Stanley Park and much more.

Day 14: Victoria Sightseeing Day 8: Jasper – Lake Louise An unforgettable journey as you depart Jasper on your transfer along the Icefields Parkway, one of the most scenic roads in all of Canada. Every turn unveils spectacular vistas of magnificent peaks, outstretched valleys, cascading waterfalls and mountain meadows alive with colour. At the Columbia Icefield, ride in an Ice Explorer to explore the Athabasca Glacier. Continuing just beyond the edge of the glacial shelf, you arrive at Lake Louise – a verdant shimmering lake reflecting the majesty of the Victoria Glacier. Standard: Mountaineer Lodge; Superior: Fairmont

This full-day trip to Victoria begins with a cruise through the scenic Gulf Islands and includes a visit to the acclaimed Butchart Gardens. Afterwards continue to Victoria for a city sightseeing tour that encompasses Victoria’s stately homes and gardens as well as historic landmarks before returning to Vancouver in the evening.

Day 15: Depart Vancouver Your Canadian adventure is at an end as you check-out of your hotel and make your way to the airport.

PRICES INCLUDE

Fairmont Banff Springs (2 nights)

• 11 nights’ hotel accommodation in named hotels or similar and 3 nights on board The Canadian in Sleeper Plus • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer SilverLeaf Service • Meals as specified: 5 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 2 dinners • All rail travel between destinations • Sightseeing as per itinerary (excluding ‘optional’ activities)

Day 10: Banff National Park

PRICES EXCLUDE

Discover the town of Banff and its natural surroundings on a comprehensive sightseeing tour. The tour will show you some of Banff National Park’s many highlights, including the Hoodoos, curiously shaped by centuries of erosion, Surprise Corner and Tunnel Mountain Drive, overlooking the beautiful scenery of the Bow River Valley. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

• Transfers unless otherwise stated • National park entrance fees

Chateau Lake Louise Day 9: Lake Louise - Banff Explore Lake Louise before transferring through the winding roads of Banff National Park to the picturesque town of Banff. Standard: Banff Ptarmigan Inn; Superior:

Prices are per person based on twin share

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W E S T E R N C A N A DA

13 day Rockies Rail & the Inside Passage Vancouver • Rocky Mountaineer • Kamloops • Banff National Park • Jasper National Park • Prince Rupert • Prince George • Inside Passage Cruise • Port Hardy • Victoria • Vancouver

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Spectacularly located between the Coast Mountains and the waters of the Pacific, Vancouver offers a world of entertainment, culture and adventure. Discover Vancouver on a Hop-on Hopoff trolley tour, taking in the sights of historic Gastown, English Bay, Granville Island, the colourful totem Alberta poles of scenic Stanley Park and Jasper National Park much more. Jasper

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majestic landscape of Western Canada. Travel on the routes of early pioneer trails, listen to the history and legends of the west and enjoy the excellent onboard service. The train crosses the Coastal Mountains into the rugged beauty of the interior and follows the rushing torrents of the Fraser and Thompson Rivers. (BL)

Day 4: Rocky Mountaineer to Banff Relish in the spectacle of snow-capped peaks, vividly-coloured lakes, glistening glaciers and alpine meadows as the train traverses Glacier, Yoho and Banff National Parks. The majestic mountain ridges of the Canadian Rockies tower high above the meandering railroad en route to the charming resort town of Banff. (BL)

Day 5: Banff National Park Canada’s oldest national park offers a world of activities and recreation in a mountain setting resplendent with awe-inspiring beauty. Spend the day at leisure in picturesque Banff, in the shadow of Mount Norquay, or explore the park along its vast network of hiking and horseback riding trails. The area’s highlights include the Cave and Basin, Bow Falls and the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.

Day 6: Banff - Jasper Leave Banff and travel north along the famous Icefields Parkway into the untamed wilderness of Jasper National Park. Every turn unveils spectacular vistas of indomitable peaks, outstretched valleys, cascading waterfalls and colourful meadows. At the Columbia Icefield, take the opportunity to tour onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier on board an Ice Explorer.


W E S T E R N C A N A DA I N D E P E N D E N T R A I L TO U R I N G

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Combine the romance of train travel with the delights of cruising • Enjoy a unique view of Canada’s dazzling scenery on board the Rocky Mountaineer • Explore the stunning surrounds in Banff National Park • Tour onto the surface of the incredible Athabasca Glacier on board a thrilling Ice Explorer at the Columbia Icefields. • Travel onboard VIA’s Jasper to Prince Rupert service • Relax and cruise the glorious Inside Passage en route to Vancouver Island

Day 10: Inside Passage Cruise to Port Hardy Welcome to the glorious Inside Passage, a paradise for photographers and wildlife enthusiasts. Sail to Vancouver Island through a maze of enchanting islands, relishing the ever-changing vistas of deep fjords, densely forested shorelines, massive iceflows and jagged inlets. Watch bald eagles soaring overhead, sea lions slumbering on the rocks and whales traversing the offshore waters. Note: Depending on the time of year, overnight will either be on board the ferry in a cabin or in Port Hardy.

Day 11: Port Hardy - Vancouver Independently transfer to the Port Hardy airport and embark on a scenic flight down the length of Vancouver Island. This is an excellent opportunity to truly appreciate the wild and untamed landscape of the island, the forests stretching deep into the interior with only a sparse evidence of civilization.

Day 12: Victoria Excursion

Day 7: Jasper National Park

A full-day trip to the elegant city of Victoria with a cruise through the scenic Gulf Islands and includes a visit to the acclaimed Butchart Gardens. Afterwards enjoy a city sightseeing tour of Victoria’s stately homes and gardens as well as historic landmarks including the parliament buildings, the Royal British Columbia Museum and Bastion Square. If time permits, you may want to enjoy traditional High Tea at the Empress Hotel.

Enjoy some time in the resort town of Jasper, boasting an intriguing frontier identity. Venture into Jasper National Park and hike past serene lakes and gentle meadows beneath jagged mountain peaks, or ride the Jasper Tramway and relish the commanding views of the town site and surrounding mountain vistas.

Day 13: Depart Vancouver

Day 8: VIA Rail - Prince George

PRICES INCLUDE

Embark on a memorable rail journey across British Columbia’s northern region to the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Pass the cloud-veiled peak of Mount Robson and watch the horizons widen as the train descends from the Rockies onto the rugged interior plateau. The northern arm of the Fraser River leads to Prince George, your destination for the evening.

Day 9: VIA Rail - Prince Rupert Continuing west, enjoy the rugged beauty and pioneering character of a landscape once solely travelled by First Nation people and fur traders as the train meanders its way through spectacular canyons and open valleys in the presence of ever-present mountain ridges.

Your tour comes to an end on day 13 on check out of your hotel. Want to extend your stay? Ask about adding an Alaska cruise or perhaps fly back via Toronto or Montreal and tick off some of Eastern Canada’s highlights. • 12 nights’ accommodation • Meals as specified: 2 breakfasts & 2 lunches • 2 days onboard Rocky Mountaineer in SilverLeaf Service • VIA Rail Jasper to Prince Rupert in Economy Class • Prince Rupert to Port Hardy Inside Passage cruise • Port Hardy to Vancouver flight • Rail & road kit • Sightseeing tours as detailed in the itinerary, excludes any activity described as ‘optional’

PRICES EXCLUDE • National park entrance fees Prices are per person based on twin share

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Single supplements available upon request

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Motorhome Rental

Motorhome holidays offer the ultimate freedom to explore Canada’s great outdoors. With total independence, allowing you to experience the magnificent scenery at your own pace, they are a cost effective way for families and friends to explore all that Canada has to offer. Relax in the comfort and security of your own ‘home’ and go where you want, for as long as you want. Campgrounds are plentiful and many are of a very high standard, offering swimming pools, restaurants and entertainment. Cruise Canada

Fraserway RV

With locations across Canada, Cruise Canada offers convenient rentals to suit any self-guided touring holiday. For over 45 years they have successfully helped hundreds of thousands of customers to complete their holiday with a stylish and wellappointed motorhome, equipped with everything you could need. There are a variety of sizes and styles to suit a couple, family or a group of friends.

Fraserway RV has been a leader in top quality motorhome holidays since 1992. Their premium motor homes feature new and up to 2 year old motorhomes and an extensive range of vehicles to suit all requirements. With state of the art facilities located in six key Canadian cities. All of the locations are staffed by experienced rental agents to give you a comprehensive introduction to your motorhome and get you on the open road in no time. 

Motorhome Features

Included In Your Hire

Prices

Facilities and style of motorhomes vary, so this information is for guidance only. automatic transmission • flush toilet • shower • hot & cold water • fridge • microwave & hob • heating • aircon • radio • power steering • cruise control

• Motorhome rental • Insurance (Excess of up to $1,000 is payable per occurrence) • Taxes on pre-paid items • 24 hour assistance line

General Information

Excluded From Your Hire

The pricing is a flexible pricing system which is designed to give you the best rate. It works on the simple laws of supply and demand, so the earlier you book the less you will pay. Our consultants will advise you on the cheapest price; being flexible on the size of motorhome, pickup location or day can make a big difference to your holiday cost.

Drivers Licence / Drivers Age: Drivers must be over 21 years of age and in possession of a valid driver’s licence and credit card. Opening Days: Depots are open Monday to Saturday, excluding all Canadian public holidays. Pick Up and Return: If arriving on international flights it is necessary to spend one night in a hotel prior to collecting your vehicle. Pick-ups 1pm - 4pm; returns 9am - 11am. Transfer to depot is not included unless the Early Bird Departure special is booked. Early Bird Departure Special: This pre-paid offer allows guests to arrange an earlier pick-up (9am-midday) and a later drop-off (up to 3pm), and includes return hotel/depot transfers for all members of your party. This early bird offer must be booked at least 30 days in advance. Prices from £240 for the entire party. Minimum Rental Period: Seven days One Way Fees: One ways are available, fees are variable and our consultants will advise costs at time of booking.

The following are excluded but can be pre-purchased • You can pre-book blocks of 100 miles for approx. £20 each or 500 miles at approx. £99 per block. Alternatively you can pay on a per mile basis at the end of the rental. An unlimited mileage plan is available at approx. £690 for 21 days. • Unlimited Mileage Plus: Includes unlimited kilometers, one vehicle departure kit, one personal kit for each passenger and unlimited use of the vehicle generator, if applicable. The cost is £887 for rentals up to 21 days. For each additional day, there is an extra charge from £29 per day.

Rental Locations Rental locations are in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax and Anchorage in Alaska.

Always Excluded From Your Hire • Taxes on items payable locally • Transfers unless the Early Bird Special is booked • Refundable security deposit of $500 • Petrol/Propane for cooking & heating • Generator £7 per day if required (C-30 only)* • Vehicle provisioning kits which include cutlery, crockery, pots, pans and a kettle, £87* • Personal kits which include sleeping bag, pillows, sheets, towels and similar items, £48* *Unless you are including the Unlimited Mileage PLUS option

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Early Booking Offer 01Apr-31Oct19 Book by 31Dec18 and save 15% Book by 31Jan19 and save 10% Book by 28Feb19 and save 5% AND you may also benefit from: Half price one way fees, 25% off unlimited mileage or 25% off unlimited mileage plus, free vehicle kits, depending on when you travel. Winter Specials Rentals 01Jan-31Mar19 Great value rates in Winter and an advance booking discount program, just ask for more details. Minimum rental period & other conditions may apply.

Campgrounds in Canada To book Canadian campgrounds go to www.campingcanada.com. For a host of free camping opportunities go to www.freecampgrounds.com


C A N A DA

Total Distance: 1,980km/1235 miles

Stay at Burnaby on the city outskirts. Visit Vancouver, one of the most interesting and beautiful cities in the world.

Days 2 & 3 Burnaby - Okanagan Head along the Transcanada Highway for the Okanagan Valley providing the opportunity to visit many of the valley’s vineyards.

Day 4: Okanagan - Revelstoke Visit Salmon Arm, the gateway from the Okanagan in the heart of the Shuswap Lake recreation area.

Days 5 & 6: Revelstoke - Lake Louise Visit the Kicking Horse River where it flows below the Natural Bridge in Yoho National Park. Take the scenic drive along the Bow Valley Parkway to travel between Banff and Lake Louise, it is a quieter less busy route with plenty of hiking trails and vista stops. Take a trip on one of the gondolas to Sulphur Mountain and then enjoy a soothing soak in Banff Hot Springs

M OTO R H O M E R E N TA L

12 day Best of Canada’s West

Day 1: Vancouver

Days 7 & 8: Lake Louise - Jasper via Banff Visit the Athabasca Glacier where you can ride out onto the Glacier aboard an ice Explorer or take a guided hike on the ice. Whilst in Jasper be sure to book The Maligne Lake Cruise where you will also cruise to Spirit Island, the crown jewel of Jasper National Park, an iconic photo stop.

Day 9: Jasper - Clearwater Visit Clearwater, an interesting town at the gateway to Wells Gray Provincial Park.

Days 10 & 11: Clearwater - Vancouver Visit Stanley Park, the Harbour Centre, Granville Island, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Grouse Mountain and so much more.

Day 12: Vancouver - Departure Return your motorhome in the morning.

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Days 1 & 2: Toronto - Niagara Falls After an over night stay collect your motorhome from Toronto and head to the thundering Niagara Falls. Take a journey behind the Falls or an iconic boat cruise in the swirling waters below

Days 3 & 4: Niagara Falls - Georgian Bay Your next port of call is Wasaga Pines Resort on the rugged shores of Georgian Bay. Wasaga Beach is the longest freshwater beach in the world. The crystal clear waters of Georgian Bay are synonymous with water activities such as kayaking and even shipwreck diving!

Days 5 & 6: Georgian Bay - Algonquin Provincial Park Heading northeast to the famous Algonquin Provincial Park offering hiking trails and canoe routes for all ability levels. Watch for wildlife too - sightings are plentiful here!

Days 7 & 8: Algonquin Provincial Park - Ottawa Travel east to the vibrant city of Ottawa, Canada’s federal capital. You’ll need a full day to explore this beautiful city, which is home to many cultural and historical sites, galleries and museums.

Day 9: Ottawa - 1000 Islands Explore the exquisite beauty of the 1000 islands, best seen on a cruise sailing past tree-clad isles, palatial waterfront homes and quaint island cottages

Day 10: 1000 Islands - Toronto Your journey will end on a high in Canada’s hip and happening metropolis of cool. This city does not disappoint - everything from world-class arts and culture, shopping, dining & entertainment

Day 11: Toronto - Departure Return your motorhome in the morning. Why not extend your stay in Toronto and really get to explore the city?

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Car Rental

Canada, one of the largest countries in the world and Alaska, the largest state in the USA, just made for exploring on your own. From the majestic scenery of the Rockies, to wildlife of Vancouver Island; the vast plains of the Prairies to the lakes of Ontario; the remoteness of Alaska to the brilliant cities like Vancouver, Toronto and Montréal - there really is something for everyone. You can choose from one of our pre-planned fly-drives or just hire a car, book some hotels and take off, the choice is yours. Whatever you choose you can do so in the knowledge that our partners, Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental, are 2 of the most respected names in the car rental business, offering the widest range of locations and the best fleet of high quality, reliable cars available.

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You will need to provide a security deposit on a either a credit or debit card in the lead drivers name. A deposit of $1 will be ring-fenced on a credit card. Debit cards deposits are accepted at most depots, to the amount of $25 per day or $100 per week. To use a debit card, renter must provide proof of return travel (flight, cruise, train).

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Cars will be provided with a full tank of fuel and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. At the time of booking, you also have the option to upgrade to Alamo’s Gold package or National’s Enhanced package which includes a full tank of fuel so you can return the car empty, with no refunds given for any unused fuel.

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CHILD SEATS: Child and booster seats are available for hire for $6.99 plus tax per day. The maximum charge $70.00 plus tax per seat, per 30-day rental. SAT NAV: Sat nav is available for hire from $7.99 plus tax per day (price may vary by location). This can be added when booking your car through us at a reduced rate by selecting the sat nav option on the upgrade menu. YOUNG DRIVERS: If you are aged between 21-24, a young drivers surcharge of $25 plus tax per day will be charged locally.

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Additional drivers are charged from $9.99 plus tax per day (price may vary by location), and are paid for when collecting the vehicle. All additional drivers must present a full and valid driving licence. If you choose to upgrade to the Gold Package/Enhanced Package when booking your car, up to three additional drivers are included in the price.


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W E S T E R N C A N A DA

15 day Western Canada in Depth Vancouver • Penticton • Revelstoke • Banff • Jasper • Prince George • Smithers • Prince Rupert • Inside Passage Cruise • Port Hardy • Campbell River • Victoria

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Explore bustling Vancouver • Spectacular mountain scenery on the drive to Revelstoke • Travel on one of the most scenic drives in the world – the Icefields Parkway • See the soaring peak of Mount Robson – the highest mountain in the Rockies • Take a scenic ferry on the stunning Inside Passage • Discover First nation culture on Vancouver Island • Stroll through Victoria’s beautiful harbourfront

2019 Departures: May 7*, 14*, 21*, 28*; Jun 4*, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30; Jul: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30; Aug: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31; Sep 2, 4, 10*, 17* (* departure indicates overnight on ferry). Days 1 & 2: Vancouver On arrival into Vancouver transfer independently to your downtown hotel, pick-up your Canada Roadbook and check-in. The remainder of the day is at leisure. On day 2 you will have the entire day to tour Vancouver and the surrounding area.

Day 3: Vancouver – Penticton (395km/ 245 miles) Hit the road with a scenic drive to Penticton in the Okanagan Valley, known for its lush orchards, beaches and hot, dry climate.

Day 4: Penticton – Revelstoke (260km/ 162 miles) Take the morning to enjoy the Okanagan Valley before setting off past spectacular waterfalls, towering peaks and beautiful lakes en route to the Revelstoke area. Days 5 & 6: Revelstoke – Banff (280km/ 174 miles) Drive through Glacier National Park and Rogers Pass en route to the Canadian Rockies. Kicking Horse Pass is sure to be a scenic highlight of the day and we highly recommend a visit to stunning Lake Louise before you continue on to the bustling alpine resort town of Banff. Day 6 is free to tour Banff and the surrounding area. We suggest a visit to Banff Natural History Museum and a ride up the Gondola. Day 7: Banff – Jasper (285km/ 177 miles) Drive to Jasper via the spectacular Icefields Parkway, stopping at Peyto Lake en route. Enjoy glorious photo opportunities of snow-capped peaks, waterfalls and alpine 1 Prince Rupert meadows as you travel one of the most 1 Smithers scenic drives in the world. S

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Day 9: Prince George – Smithers (370km/ 230 miles) Travel the rugged wilderness terrain of the interior mountain ranges today as you continue on the Yellowhead Highway. Day 10: Smithers – Prince Rupert (350km/ 218 miles) Follow the scenic Skeena River Valley to the active port city of Prince Rupert, launching point for your scenic Inside Passage ferry. Along the route, perhaps stop at the Ksan Historical Village to learn more about First Nations culture. Day 11: Prince Rupert – Inside Passage Cruise - Port Hardy (40km/ 25 miles) Board your BC ferry and enjoy a full-day ocean cruise along the British Columbia coastline to Port Hardy. Depending on the time of year, overnight will either be on board the ferry in a cabin or in Port Hardy.

Day 12: Port Hardy – Campbell River (240km/ 149 miles) Travel the eastern shore of Vancouver Island to Campbell River, a focal point for sport salmon fishing. Day 13: Campbell River – Victoria (270km/ 168 miles) Continue along the coast, past quaint seaside towns. In Duncan, visit the Quw’utsun’ Cultural and Conference Centre and in Chemainus, you can see the famous murals. Travel along the scenic Malahat Drive, which affords generous vistas of the water and the Gulf Islands beyond. Day 14: Victoria – Vancouver (70km/ 43 miles) This morning we recommend a visit to Butchart Gardens, a magnificent display of flowers and shrubs set in an old stone quarry. Enjoy a mini-cruise on BC Ferries guiding you around the many Gulf Islands, through the Strait of Georgia to mainland British Columbia for some last-minute shopping.

Day 15: Vancouver Your tour concludes today; return your car to the airport for your onward flight.

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2019 Departures: Daily, May 1 - Oct 27

On arrival at Calgary Airport collect your rental car and drive to your downtown hotel.

Day 2: Calgary - Banff (130 kms/ 80 miles) Feel the majesty of the mountains as you travel through the foothills of the Canadian Rockies and on to Banff National Park.

Day 3: Banff National Park The entire day is free to tour Banff and the surrounding area. We suggest a gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain or a cruise on Lake Minnewanka.

Day 4 : Banff - Jasper (285 kms/ 176 miles) Drive to Jasper via the spectacular Icefields Parkway. We suggest stops at Lake Louise and Peyto Lake en route. At the Columbia Icefield take an optional ‘Ice Explorer’ ride onto the massive glacier.

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8 day Mountain Express

Day 1: Arrive Calgary

Day 5: Jasper - Sun Peaks (390 kms/ 242 miles) The Yellowhead Highway will take you past Mount Terry Fox and Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Rockies. If time permits, we suggest exploring Wells Gray Provincial Park. Continue to Sun Peaks, a year-round resort catering to families as well as sports enthusiasts. Day 6: Sun Peaks - Vancouver (405 kms/ 250 miles) Traverse the stunning, sagebrush-covered ranch lands along the South Thompson River. Enter between the towering rock walls of the Fraser Canyon and be amazed at the whitewater rapids of the Fraser River gushing far below. Further downstream, the lush Fraser Valley opens up as you approach Vancouver.

Days 7 & 8: Vancouver Full day in Vancouver and the surrounding area. See the sights on an included hop-on hop-off trolley tour. Your tour concludes on day 8, ask about extending your holiday with an Alaskan cruise.

PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ hotel accommodation • 7 days’ fully-inclusive compact 2-door car hire • Vancouver hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour Prices are per person based on twin share

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10 day Whales, Bears & Vancouver Island 2019 Departures: Daily, May 16 - Oct 9

Upon arrival in Vancouver, collect your hire car and drive to your downtown hotel.

Days 2 & 3: Vancouver - Victoria (69km/ 43 miles) Take a scenic ferry across to Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. Explore the city and perhaps end your day with a traditional afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress Hotel. On day 3 board a Zodiac powerboat as you embark on fascinating wildlife viewing adventure for a chance to see orca, minke and grey whales as well as seals, porpoises and other marine wildlife.

Days 4 & 5: Victoria - Tofino (309km/ 193 miles) Drive across Vancouver Island to the Pacific Coast winding through ancient rainforests and provincial parks. The following day take a captivating whale watching expedition. Go in search of the Pacific gray whale, sea lions and puffins. Day 6: Tofino - Campbell River (290km/ 180 miles) Drive through temperate rainforest to the small town of Campbell River. Enjoy the views of Discovery Passage, Quadra Island and the rugged Coast Mountain range beyond. Day 7: Campbell River - Floatplane - Knight Inlet A thrilling floatplane brings you to the mouth of the Glendale River and the floating Knight Inlet Lodge an ideal spot to view grizzly bears. Head out for the day on an exciting bear watching and wildlife viewing tour. (BLD)

Day 8: Knight Inlet - Vancouver (232km/ 145 miles) Return to Campbell River by floatplane. Enjoy the coastal scenery as you drive along the eastern coastline of Vancouver Island before taking a scenic ferry back to Vancouver. (B)

Days 9 & 10: Vancouver Enjoy a full day in Vancouver for sightseeing and exploration. Your tour concludes on day 10.

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14 day Eastern Spirit Toronto • Niagara Falls • Kitchener • Midland • Pembroke • Ottawa • Tremblant • Quebec City • Montreal • Gananoque

• See the CN Tower and spectacular Sky Dome in Cosmopolitan Toronto • Discover the quaint town of Niagara-onthe-Lake and charming rural towns of Ontario and Quebec • Hike in the vast wilderness of Algonquin Provincial Park • Spend two nights in the luxury alpine playground resort of Tremblant • Explore North America’s only walled city Quebec City • Take an optional cruise in the Thousand Islands region

2019 Departures: Daily, May 1 - Oct 16 Days 1 & 2: Arrive Toronto

Day 7: Pembroke – Ottawa (150km/ 93 miles)

On arrival, transfer independently to your downtown hotel and pick up your Canada Roadbook at the front desk and check in. The rest of the day and the following day are fee to explore this cosmopolitan city.

Enjoy a scenic drive along the Quebec-Ontario border to Ottawa. Explore the capital region and the Parliament Buildings, or take a cruise on the Ottawa River.

Day 3: Toronto – Niagara Falls (130km/ 81 miles)

Days 8 & 9: Ottawa – Tremblant (170km/ 106 miles)

Pick up your car and head south and travere the orchards and vineyards of the Niagara Peninsula. Take time to browse through the quaint shops and boutiques of Niagara-on-the-Lake before continuing along the scenic Niagara Parkway to Niagara Falls.

Today your adventure will take a distinctly different turn. Head north into the Laurentian Mountains of Quebec to the luxury resort of Tremblant. On day 9 leave the car behind and enjoy all the resort has to offer. Rent a mountain bike, head out on foot in search of resident wildlife, play a round of golf, discover to the watersport centre or just relax in the beautiful surroundings.

Day 4: Niagara Falls – Kitchener (145km/ 90 miles)

Days 10 & 11: Tremblant – Quebec City (390km/ 242 miles)

After exploring Niagara Falls, depart for the charming rural region of Kitchener. Gateway to the Grand River Valley it is world renowned for its natural beauty, and local watershed conservation areas.

Depart Tremblant for Canada’s oldest city and North America’s cradle of French heritage. Don’t miss a visit to The Fortifications, a historic national park, Place Royale, the Basilica, the dramatic shrine at Ste. Anne-de-Beaupre, Montmorency Falls and Ile d’Orleans. The following day is free for further exploration.

Day 5: Kitchener – Midland (225km/ 140 miles) Venture into the heart of Central Ontario and the rural town of Midland – your gateway to the picturesque 30,000 islands. Recommended is a cruise to explore the Georgian Bay Islands National Park.

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Day 12: Quebec City – Montreal (250km/ 155 miles) Follow the St. Lawrence River southwest to the modern jewel of Quebecois renaissance – the thriving city of Montreal. Not to be missed is the Notre-Dame Basilica, Place d’Armes, rue St.Catherine, Old Montreal and the botanical gardens. Spend the evening exploring this cosmopolitan centre’s bustling nightlife and gourmet restaurants. Day 13: Montreal – Thousand Islands - Gananoque (365km/ 227 miles) Departing from Montreal, you will drive west across the border into rural Ontario  and the beautiful Thousand Islands region, where forested islands lie amid tranquil lakes. Take a cruise to explore the magnificent scenery of the lush island landscape, dotted with luxurious cottages and vast estates.

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Halifax • Lunenburg • Annapolis Royal • Fundy National Park • Charlottetown • Pictou • Baddeck • Louisbourg • Liscomb Mills

• Stay in historic Halifax • See the naturalist paradise of the Bay of Fundy • Visit Pictou - the birthplace of New Scotland • Follow the Cabot Trail, one of the most spectacular drives in Canada

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14 day Splendour of the Maritimes

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: Daily May 1 - Oct 31 Days 1 & 2: Halifax

Day 9: Charlottetown – Pictou (96km/ 60 miles)

Collect your hire car before driving to downtown Halifax for a 2-night stay at this attractive city, which is a bustling hub of art galleries, shops, museums, restaurants, sidewalk cafés and vibrant nightlife centred around the picturesque waterfront. On day 2 enjoy an included tour of Pier 21 Museum. (B*) The Halliburton (2 nights)

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Days 10 & 11: Pictou – Baddeck (220km/ 149 miles) Visit the Bras d’Or Lakes region and the village of Baddeck. Spend the next day exploring the Cabot Trail, one of the most spectacular drives in Canada. (B) Lynwood Inn (2 nights) Day 12: Baddeck – Louisbourg (150km/ 93 miles) Depart Baddeck and drive to Louisbourg via Glace Bay, the starting point of the Marconi Trail. (B) Louisbourg Harbour Inn

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Day 13: Louisbourg – Liscomb Mills (335km/ 208 miles) From Louisbourg head to Canso Causeway and follow the Marine Drive Route to Liscomb Mills. (B) Liscombe Lodge Day 14: Liscomb Mills – Halifax (190km/ 118 miles) Take a leisurely drive back to Halifax. (B) PRICES INCLUDE • 13 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 13 Breakfasts • 13 days’ fully-inclusive compact 2-door car hire • Pier 21 entrance fee • Digby to Saint John ferry crossing (incl. vehicle charge)

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Canada Escorted Holidays

Take in Canada’s awe-inspiring scenery, dramatic landscapes and fascinating cities from the comfort of your air-conditioned coach. From the charming elegance of Toronto, to natural beauty and rugged mountains of the Canadian Rockies and exciting attractions such as Niagara Falls, a guided, escorted tour is the best way to ensure you don’t miss out on any of the countless sights on offer. All you have to do is sit back, relax and take in the wonders around you while your tour director will share local history and knowledge. We have an excellent selection of fully guided escorted touring options to choose from which provide you the ideal way to discover all of Canada’s many wonders. Our carefully selected and experienced touring partners will ensure that you enjoy your experience to the fullest.

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Jonview Canada have been providing guaranteed departure escorted tours for over 30 years. Offering the widest selection of escorted tours in Canada, and created from a local perspective, Jonview ensures that all the “must see” highlights are incorporated, including unique insights added by professional Tour Guides. The tours offer great value for money, are conducted in English only and combine great scenery with quality accommodation and a friendly Canadian welcome.

Costsaver value tours cover all the essentials, while providing the building blocks to tailor your dream holiday. With quality transport, accommodation, city tours and plenty of meals included, you’re then able to tailor your trip with our selection of hand-crafted Optional Experiences – or simply uncover each destination your way.

The world’s leading Premium and Luxury operator brings your North American dreams into reality. Unparalleled consistency of the finest hotels in the best city and National Park locations, small group sizes, business class style touring with more legroom whilst packed with the inclusions and the perfect amount of free time make an Insight holiday the ultimate quality experience.

Trafalgar offers award-winning, beautifully-planned itineraries, providing authentic and enhanced holiday experiences. Stay in ideally-located 4-star hotels and dine on authentic regional cuisine often in the homes, farms and vineyards of locals. Trafalgar trips have a mix of “must-see” sights and local highlights, VIP sightseeing, modern coaches and many included meals - all with an expert Travel Director.


CANADIAN ROCKIES

8 day Western Journey Calgary • Banff & Yoho National Parks • Kamloops • Whistler • Vancouver

• Soak up the pristine wilderness of Banff National Park • Stroll the streets of picturesque, Alpinestyle Whistler • Admire the splendid scenery of the Seato-Sky highway • Explore the beautiful city of Vancouver with a 2-night stay

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2019 Departures: May 18; Jun 1, 15; Jul 13, 27; Aug 10, 31; Sep 7, 14, 21 Day 1: Arrive Calgary

Day 5: Kamloops - Whistler

Arrive at Calgary’s International Airport and transfer independently to your downtown hotel, where the remainder of the day is at leisure. Your tour director will contact you in the late afternoon. Sandman Calgary City Centre Downtown

Expect a day of dramatic scenery changes when you drive through the ranch lands and head for the coastal mountains. An optional Floatplane Sightseeing Tour over Garibaldi Park gives you an inspiring view of a natural preserve of volcanic peaks, alpine lakes and meadows. (B) Whistler Village Inn & Suites, Pinnacle Hotel or

Day 2: Calgary - Banff National Park / Canmore In the morning set out to meet fellow travellers at breakfast before touring the sights of Calgary. Admire such modern and historic landmarks as the Calgary Tower, Fort Calgary and the skyscrapers of the commercial district. Leaving Calgary behind set your sights on the Rocky Mountains, which can already be seen, far off in the distance. Experience the majesty of the mountains as you first travel through the foothills and then enter Banff National Park. (B) Coast Canmore Hotel & Conference Centre (2

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The Pacific Ocean and the Coast Mountains form the backdrop to your day at leisure in Vancouver. You might want to do some shopping down on Robson Street, relax in Vancouver’s playground Stanley Park or stroll through the markets of Granville Island. If you prefer to explore the outdoors, take a gondola ride to the summit of Grouse Mountain. (B)

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CANADIAN ROCKIES

9 or 10 day Spectacular Canadian Rockies with optional Alaska Cruise Vancouver • Victoria • Kamloops • Jasper National Park • Lake Louise • Banff National Park • Rocky Mountaineer

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Day 3: Victoria Embrace the Garden City status of Victoria as you greet the day with breakfast at Butchart Gardens — a 55-acre showcase of gorgeous floral gardens that have colourfully transformed a once unused quarry. Spend the

rest of the day at leisure exploring the walk-able capital of British Columbia. You will also have the chance to join an optional whale watching excursion in the waters of Victoria. While it can’t be guaranteed in advance which of the abundant marine wildlife you’ll see on your journey, chances are you’ll also spot magnificent bald eagles, porpoises or seals. (B)

Day 4: Victoria - Kamloops The soul-stirring sounds of the Shuswap melodies welcome us, as we gain insights into First Nation traditions and culture. Indulge in dinner followed by s’mores roasted on an open fire with a Local Specialist. (BD) South Thompson Inn

Day 5: Kamloops – Jasper National Park Visit the British Columbia Wildlife Park, where you get a chance to view wildlife. Then, journey into majestic Rocky Mountain territory today, stopping for a jawdropping view of UNESCO-listed Mount Robson, the giant among giants and highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. Continue to the raw wilderness of Jasper where we’ll spend the next two nights. (B) The Sawridge Inn (2 nights)

Day 6: Jasper National Park Join an interpretive walk at Maligne Canyon and learn about the underground river system that flows out to Medicine Lake. Surrounded by a ring of mountains, we cruise the aqua waters of Maligne Lake to Spirit Island (seasonal), the heart and soul of Jasper National Park. The rest of the day is yours to explore the park on your terms before dinner at your hotel. (BD)


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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Discover one of the historic neighbourhoods of one of world most liveable cities, Vancouver • Enjoy breakfast at the beautiful Butchart Gardens • Learn about First Nation traditions in Kamloops • Explore Jasper National Park and see the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, Mount Robson • Take an Ice Explorer across the Colombia Icefields • Free time to explore the alpine playground of Banff • See the Rockies from a different angle on board Rocky Mountaineer train

7 night Alaskan Cruise Extension Cruise the Inside Passage an area accessible only by boat or plane, see the dramatic Sawyer Glaciers framed by mountains and bathed in the blue hue of the ice and enjoy the pristine wilderness of Glacier Bay National Park. Also enjoy land stops in Juneau where you have the option to kayak, take a dogsled tour or see Alaska from above on a flightseeing tour (own expense) and discover the colourful Gold Rush past in Skagway. 7 night full board cruise extension from £1,199 per person.

Day 7: Jasper – Lake Louise – Banff The icy fingers of the Columbia Icefield beckon and we journey along the Icefields Parkway to Athabasca Glacier. Cross its icy terrain on board a specially designed Ice Explorer, then travel to Banff National Park in the heart of the Rockies. Admire the reflection of the Victoria Glacier in the calm, clear waters of Lake Louise before you settle in for an evening at leisure. (B) Banff Park Lodge (2 nights)

Day 8: Banff National Park Join a Local Specialist and learn about his experiences as a retired Mountie and the history of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Spend the afternoon exploring the rugged beauty of Banff, from its postcard viewpoint of Surprise Corner to Bow Falls. Tonight, we join our newfound friends for a Farewell Dinner to toast the end of our unforgettable encounter with Canada’s Rockies. (BD)

PRICES INCLUDE • 8 or 9 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 8 full breakfasts, 1 lunch & 4 dinners • 2 days on board Rocky Mountaineer in SilverLeaf or GoldLeaf service including 2 breakfasts & 2 lunches (included on 10 day option) • Touring by air-conditioned vehicle • Services of an expert Travel Director • Transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary • VIP door-to-door airport transfers

Day 9: Banff – Calgary / Banff - Kamloops on board Rocky Mountaineer Descend from the glorious Canadian Rockies and transfer to Calgary where your tour concludes or if you have booked a rail journey back to Vancouver start your sensational two-day journey on-board the Rocky Mountaineer. Overnight this evening in Kamloops. (BL*) *Rocky Mountaineer option only

Day 10: Kamloops – Vancouver Continue your journey by rail through British Colombia to Vancouver. Upon arrival into Vancouver, your included transfer will take you to the Vancouver Airport or the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront. (BL)

Prices are per person based on twin share

9 day Standard from  £1979 10 day with Rocky Mountaineer from £2999 Single supplements available upon request

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14 day Rocky Roundup Vancouver • Victoria • Campbell River • Port Hardy • Prince Rupert • Smithers • Prince George • Jasper National Park • Banff • Vernon

• Enjoy sightseeing in Vancouver and Victoria including Butchart Gardens • Cruise the Inside Passage • Ride on the Athabasca Glacier and see shimmering Lake Louise • Cross the mighty Rogers Pass to Banff National Park

2019 Departures: Jun 24; Jul 2; Aug 13, 25; Sep 2 Day 1 & 2: Arrive Vancouver

Day 9: Prince George - Jasper National Park

On arrival transfer independently to your hotel to meet your tour director, the remainder of the day is free. Day 2 begins as you get acquainted with your travelling companions at breakfast before setting out on a morning sightseeing tour of Vancouver. (B*) Pan Pacific or The Exchange Hotel (2 nights) *day 2 only.

Ascend to the highest passes of the Rockies as you travel towards the Alberta provincial border and stop at the Mount Robson Viewpoint – you may even see the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. (B) Marmot Lodge

Day 3: Vancouver - Victoria

Journey through Jasper and Banff National Parks which promises to be a highlight of your trip. Travel on the famed Icefields Parkway through a rugged wilderness flanked by dramatic mountain ranges. (B) Inns of Banff (2 nights)

Depart Vancouver and cross the Strait of Georgia by ferry to Victoria and begin the day with a visit to Butchart Gardens, one of the world’s great floral displays. Ample time is allocated for browsing through these regal gardens. (B) Royal Scot Inn

Day 4: Victoria - Campbell River Sample modern and ancient British Columbia culture as you travel up the coast of Vancouver Island. Step back into the province’s distant past with visits to Chemanius and its spectacular native murals and the town of Duncan. (B) Anchor Inn

Day 5: Campbell River - Port Hardy Continue farther north up the road as it turns inland for a time before arriving in Port Hardy. (B) Kwa`Lilas Hote

Day 11: Banff National Park Enjoy a tour of the region around Banff. The area became Canada’s first national park in 1885 to protect its natural hot springs. (B)

Day 12: Banff National Park - Vernon Start your journey back to the west coast, first passing through the narrow Kicking Horse Canyon, then over the heights of Rogers Pass. At Craigellachie, view the monument marking the spot where the famous “Last Spike” was driven into place in 1885 linking Canada by rail from sea to sea. (B) Sandman Inn & Suites

Day 6: Port Hardy - Prince Rupert

Day 13: Vernon - Vancouver

Board a BC Ferries ship to set sail on an incredible full-day cruise along the coast of British Columbia to the inlet community of Prince Rupert. Pacific Inn

After breakfast you will continue our journey through the lush Okanagan Valley, famous for its fruit orchards and vineyards. You will make a brief stop at scenic Kalamalka Lake before continuing on across a great maritime plain set against beautiful mountain vistas. (B) Executive Vancouver Airport

Day 7: Prince Rupert - Smithers Begin your journey into the British Columbia interior eastward along the scenic Yellowhead Highway as it follows the Skeena River Valley. (B) Prince Rupert 1

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Day 14: Depart Vancouver Tour ends on day 14 with an independent transfer to the airport. (B)

PRICES INCLUDE • 13 nights’ hotel accommodation • Meals as specified: 12 breakfasts • Services of a professional Tour Manager • Sightseeing as specified

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15 day Canada Wildlife & Vancouver Island Calgary • Banff • Jasper • Spruce Hill Ranch • Tweedsmuir Provincial Park • Bella Coola • Inside Passage • Port Hardy • Ucluelet • Victoria • Vancouver

• Explore Jasper & Banff National Parks • Relax in Miette Hot Springs, Jasper • Drive along the stunning Icefields Parkway – one of the most scenic drives in the world • See Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies • Bask in the remote wilderness of Tweedsmuir Provincial Park and Bella Coola Valley • Unforgettable Inside Passage ferry journey spotting whales and birdlife • Orca and Bear viewing by Zodiac on Vancouver Island • Enjoy endless wildlife viewing opportunities and many walks and hikes amongst stunning scenery

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: Jun 12; Jul 10, 12, 16, 22; Aug 5, 13 Day 1: Arrive Calgary

Days 9 & 10: Tweedsmuir Provincial Park - Bella Coola

On arrival transfer independently to your hotel. This evening meet your tour leader and fellow travelling companions. Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown

Spend time in the southern area of the Tweedsmuir Provincial Park – named B.C.’s most beautiful - and enjoy a hiking trail through an area of thick forest. In Bella Coola, set amongst lush valley bottoms and snow-capped peaks, some of the largest Grizzly Bears in the world reside. In season, it’s possible to join an optional excursion in search of Grizzly Bears. Bella Coola Mountain Lodge (2 nights)

Days 2 & 3: Calgary – Banff National Park Depart Calgary for Banff, the alpine playground in the Canadian Rockies. The afternoon is free to explore the area; hike to the tumbling Bow Falls, take the gondola up to Sulphur Mountain or simply relax at Banff Hot Springs. On day 3 it’s time to see more of the magnificent mountains, lakes and forests that the area is so famous for. Drive to Moraine Lake then take a walk on one of the many trails at nearby Lake Louise. Brewster Mountain Lodge (2 nights)

Day 11: Bella Coola - Inside Passage - Port Hardy A delight for wildlife lovers, the Inside Passage offers one of the most amazing ferry crossings in North America, with everything from frozen fjords to forest covered hillsides as well as one of the richest marine environments. North Shore Inn

Days 4 & 5: Banff - Icefields Parkway - Jasper National Park

Days 12 & 13: Port Hardy - Tofino – Ucluelet

Drive the Icefields Parkway, with mountain passes, glaciers and high peaks some of the many scenic highlights along the way as well as a bounty of wildlife spotting opportunities. The following day get to know picturesque Jasper National Park and its surroundings. An included visit to Miette Hot Springs will relax your muscles after a day of exploring. Pocahontas Cabins (2 nights)

Drive to Tofino through beautiful scenery, stopping at Cathedral Grove before reaching Ucluelet on the west coast. The following day you’ll board a boat trip which gives you a unique chance to get up close with the iconic Black Bear and with luck you may spot whales en route. Canadian Princess Lodge (2 nights)

Day 6 & 7: Jasper - Mount Robson - Spruce Hill Ranch Depart Jasper for Spruce Hill Resort and Spa located in vast Canadian wilderness in the middle of a working cattle ranch. The area offers fantastic hiking, canoeing and biking and your guide will lead you on hiking trails to see wildlife, high vistas, and LAND mountain tops. Spruce Hill Resort & Spa AIR Inside Passage

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very basic facilities but is extremely beautiful and off the tourist trail. Eagle

Day 14: Victoria Travel to Victoria, well-known for being the ultimate place to spot Orca and included is a Zodiac boat tour to search out these magnificent mammals in their natural environment. Howard Johnson Victoria

Day 15: Victoria - Vancouver Depart Victoria and board a scenic ferry to Vancouver. Enjoy a scenic drive to see the highlights before your tour concludes around 5pm. Looking for something more active? Ask about the 13 day Canadian Rockies Wilderness Walk.

PRICES INCLUDE • 14 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Touring by private air-conditioned small group vehicle Prices are per person based on twin share • Services of a professional Tour Leader Standard from  and local guides Single supplements available upon request • Transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary

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19 day Canada East to West Toronto • Niagara Falls • Ottawa • Quebec City • Montreal • Calgary • Banff National Park • Jasper National Park • Kamloops •Victoria • Vancouver

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • See the American and Canadian side of the mighty Niagara Falls • Tick off three great eastern cities of Toronto, Quebec and Montreal • Cruise through the Thousand Islands in the St. Lawrence River • Learn all about Maple production at a Sugar Shack • Enjoy the alpine beauty of Banff and Jasper National Parks • Ride an Ice Explorer to the Athabasca Glacier on the Icefields Parkway • Tuck in to an Iconic Breakfast at worldfamous Butchart Gardens

2019 Departures: May 18; Jun 8; Jul 13; Aug 10; Sep 7, 21 Days 1 & 2: Toronto & Niagara Falls On arrival into Toronto transfer independently to your hotel before meeting your Travel Director in the afternoon. On day 2 travel to Niagara Falls and see the Canadian and American sides as you cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls.

Days 3 & 4: Toronto – Kingston – Ottawa

sightseeing journey to Banff; see Cascade Mountain, Mt. Rundle, Bow Falls and the mysterious hoodoos. The following day perhaps ride the Banff gondola or join an optional tour to the stunning turquoise waters of Lake Louise.

Days 13 & 14: Banff – Icefields Parkway – Jasper

Drive along Lake Ontario to Kingston and embark on a river cruise through the Thousand Islands. Later, make your way to Ottawa and the following day enjoy a city tour of Canada’s beautiful capital city.

Drive along the Icefields Parkway through spectacular mountain landscapes as you follow the backbone of the Canadian Rockies. Ride aboard a giant Ice Explorer across the Athabasca Glacier before arriving in charming Jasper. The following day is at leisure to take in more of the incredible scenery.

Days 5 & 6: Ottawa – Quebec City

Day 15: Jasper – Kamloops

Entering the French-speaking province of Quebec, you’ll notice the change in language and traditions. Arrive in Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On day 6, join a Local Specialist on an exploration of Old Quebec, the historic heart of French Canada.

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countryside to Montreal, Canada’s liveliest city where you will join an orientation tour with a Local Specialist. On day 8, travel back to Toronto where you can enjoy some free time for shopping and sightseeing. (B)

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Days 16 & 17: Kamloops – Victoria Depart Kamloops for the coast and board a scenic ferry bound for Victoria on Vancouver Island. On arrival you will have an introductory sightseeing tour of the capital of British Colombia. The following morning enjoy an Iconic Breakfast at worldfamous Butchart Gardens. The rest of the day is free to enjoy the many delights Victoria has to offer - perhaps take a whale-watching cruise. (B*)

Days 18 & 19: Victoria – Vancouver Travel back to Vancouver by ferry and see historic Gastown, Chinatown and Stanley Park. On day 19 bid farewell to Canada and your new found friends as your tour concludes. (B*) *day 18 only.

PRICES INCLUDE • 14 nights’ accommodation in hand-picked hotels • Meals as specified: 3 breakfasts • Touring by air-conditioned vehicle • Services of an expert Travel Director & separate driver • Internal flights & sightseeing as per Prices are per person based on twin share itinerary Standard from  Single supplements available upon request

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8 day Eastern Journey

• Admire the spectacle of the thundering Niagara Falls • Explore the fashionable, cosmopolitan cities of Toronto and Montréal • Stroll Ottawa’s Rideau Canal and lively Byward Market • 2 nights in enchanting Québec City, a UNESCO World Heritage site • Optional cruises on the mighty St. Lawrence River and the beautiful Thousand Islands Region

Toronto • Niagara Falls • Ottawa • Québec City • Montréal

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TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: May 11, 25; Jun 8; Jul 6, 20; Aug 3, 24, 31; Sep 7, 14 Day 1: Arrive Toronto

Day 5: Québec City

Arrive at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport and transfer independently to your downtown hotel. The remainder of the day is free to explore the streets of this dynamic city. Discover the delights of Toronto’s colourful neighbourhoods, take a ride to the top of the CN Tower, experience the lively theatre district and indulge in one of the numerous restaurants. Courtyard By Marriott Toronto (2 nights)

The day is at your leisure to further explore the sights of this charming World Heritage Site. You can enjoy an optional full-day excursion to Tadoussac including 3 hours of whale watching on the St. Lawrence River at the mouth of the Saguenay River aboard a regular boat. Upon return, visit the spectacular Montmorency Falls that are 30 metres higher than the Niagara Falls. (B)

Day 2: Niagara Falls

Day 6: Québec – Montréal

In the morning meet your fellow travellers at breakfast before setting out to discover the many identities of the Canada’s most cosmopolitan city. After seeing the provincial parliament buildings, the waterfront, the imposing CN Tower and lively Chinatown, leave the city and head for the Niagara Peninsula along the shores of Lake Ontario en route to Niagara Falls. Return to Toronto for the evening. (FB)

Departing from Quebec City drive along the St. Lawrence River in the footsteps of the early settlers. Upon arrival in Montreal, tour the second-largest Frenchspeaking city in the world. The dynamic city of Montreal encapsulates the 2 founding cultures of Canada and boasts a curious blend of history and modernity. Touring the downtown area we view the Olympic Complex, charming Old Montreal, McGill University, the residential streets of Mount Royal and the bustling shopping streets.

Day 3: Toronto – Ottawa Leave the Toronto skyline behind and drive east towards Ottawa. Your route USA_CAD then winds through rolling farmland, following the rivers and lakes of the Rideau Waterway. Upon arrival in Ottawa, enjoy a sightseeing tour of the national capital. Defined by the Rideau Canal and the government buildings on Parliament Hill, 1 2 the city offers many great3 sights including the public gardens, the Byward Market and City Hall. (B)

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In the morning travel along the scenic Ottawa River to the French-speaking province of Quebec. Skirt the magnificent Laurentians and follow the Chemin du Roy Highway past rustic Quebecois villages and historic shrines. The day’s journey ends in Quebec’s cultural heartland, Quebec City.

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(B) Hotel Faubourg Montreal Day 7: Montréal – Toronto Return to Toronto, where you will have time to explore on your own. In Rockport there’s the option to take a relaxing cruise through the beautiful Thousand Islands region. (B) Courtyard By Marriott Toronto

Day 8: Depart Toronto The tour ends on day 8. Transfer independently to the airport. (B)

PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 7 breakfasts (1 continental & 6 full) • Services of a professional Tour Manager • Included sightseeing as specified

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16 day Best of Eastern Canada & USA Toronto • Ottawa • Montreal • Quebec • Bar Harbor • Acadia National Park • New England Coast • Boston • Philadelphia • Washington D.C. • New York

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Exceptional sightseeing with the perfect balance of free time • Smaller group sizes hosted by the very best Tour Directors • Business Class coach legroom with free wi-fi Internet on-board • Be greeted by the howling spray, wind and thunder at the base of Niagara Falls • Soak in the old world charm of Montreal and discover Quebec’s unique European charm with Local Experts • Experience the natural beauty of Acadia National Park • Follow part of Boston’s red-brick Freedom Trail which brings the story of the American Revolution to life • View the historic sites of Washington D.C. including the White House and Capitol Hill • Take in the famous sights, lights and skyline views with your local New York insider

2019 Departures: May 5, 12, 19; Jun 2, 9, 16; Jul 7, 21; Aug 4, 11, 18, 25; Sep 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Oct 13 Days 1 & 2: Toronto & Niagara Falls

rocky shoreline. In the evening, feast on a traditional Maine lobster dinner. (B,BD)

On arrival at Toronto International Airport take your included transfer to your hotel. That evening join your Tour Director and fellow guests for a Welcome Dinner with wine. The next day, travel up University Avenue to see Queen’s Park and the Parliament Buildings, before venturing on to spectacular Niagara Falls. View this great natural wonder up-close on a cruise to the base of the falls. Browse quaint Niagaraon-the-Lake before returning to Toronto. (D,B) Hilton Toronto (2 nights)

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Day 3: Toronto – Ottawa

Day 11: Boston – Philadelphia

Journey to historic Kingston and view the old buildings, churches and fortifications. Continue to the Canadian capital of Ottawa. (B) Hilton Lac-Leamy, Ottawa

Day 4: Ottawa – Montreal Enjoy an orientation of Ottawa’s stately boulevards before continuing on to Montreal in the French-speaking province of Quebec. Join a Local Expert to explore Old Montreal, the grand mansions of Mount Royal, and the Notre-Dame Basilica. (B) Montmorency 2 Québec Falls

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Day 7 & 8 : Quebec – Bar Harbor & Acadia National Park

Bid ‘Au Revoir’ to Quebec City as you cross the US border and travel toward Mount Desert Island on the Atlantic Coast. On day 8 take in the natural beauty of Acadia National Park, with its dramatic

Days 9 & 10: Bar Harbor – New England Coast - Boston Follow the rocky Maine shoreline, stopping in picturesque Kennebunkport for a chance to experience typical New England life. In Boston on day 10 join your Tour Director for a look at some of the sites along the Freedom Trail. The rest of the day is at leisure. (BD,B) Hyatt Regency Boston (2 nights) Travel to Philadelphia where the Liberty Bell first chimed and Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. (B) Philadelphia Marriott Downtown

Days 12 & 13: Philadelphia – Washington D.C. Before leaving Philadelphia explore Independence National Historic Park and visit the Liberty Bell. On arrival into Washington D.C. the rest of the day is at leisure. Next day, admire Capitol Hill and the White House on a sightseeing tour before exploring on your own. (B) The Mayflower Hotel - Autograph Collection (2 nights)

Days 14 - 16: Washington D.C. – New York Depart the nation’s capital for the Big Apple. Visit the Top of the Rock Observation Deck, with stunning views of the New York skyline. The next day, explore the ‘City that Never Sleeps’ with your New York insider. On your last evening join your Tour Director and newfound friends for a Celebration Dinner. Your tour finishes on day 16 with a transfer to the airport. (B,BD,B) New York Marriott Marquis (2 nights)

PRICES INCLUDE • 15 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 15 breakfasts 1 lunch & 5 dinners (4 with wine) • Touring by air conditioned motorcoach with business class legroom & free wi-fi • Services of an expert Tour Director throughout Prices are per person based on twin share • Airport transfers and sightseeing as per Standard from  Single supplements available upon request itinerary • Private VIP door to door UK airport transfers on arrival and departure

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Halifax • Peggy’s Cove • Lunenburg • Charlottetown • Baddeck • Cabot Trail • Louisbourg

• Charming fishing towns of Peggy’s Cove and Lunenburg • Traditional lobster dinner on Prince Edward Island • Driving the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton • Whale Watching boat tour

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8 day Enchanting Islands Tour

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: Jun 2, 16, 23; Jul 7, 21, 28; Aug 4, 11, 18; Sep 8, 15, 22; Oct 6, 13 Day 1: Halifax

Day 5: Charlottetown – Baddeck

Arrive in Halifax and transfer independently to your centrally-located hotel in this vibrant and cosmopolitan urban centre on the Atlantic Ocean. Meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers that evening at a welcome reception. Cambridge Suites

After breakfast, board a ferry to cross over the Northumberland Strait back to Nova Scotia and proceed to ‘the Scotland of North America’, Cape Breton Island via the Canso Causeway. Visit the Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site in Baddeck to learn about the many accomplishments of this genius who made his home on the island. Afterwards, arrive at the Bras d’Or Lake and check into your hotel for the evening. (BD) Inverary Resort (2 nights)

Hotel (2 nights) Day 2: Halifax Sightseeing Discover the rustic charm of the renowned fishing village of Peggy’s Cove where we will enjoy breakfast. Afterwards we journey along Nova Scotia’s South Shore to the UNESCO World Heritage Town of Lunenburg, home to fleets of Grand Banks fishing schooners. Take a walking tour to fully experience one of the most remarkably preserved colonial settlements in the New World, and visit the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic to learn about the town’s famous seafaring heritage. (BD)

Day 3: Halifax – Charlottetown Once only accessible by ferry, you will arrive on Prince Edward Island via the Confederation Bridge - the world’s longest continuous multi-span bridge. En route, learn about Mi’kmaq culture at the Glooscap Heritage Centre and Mi’kmaq Museum. You will be treated to true Maritime hospitality that evening at a traditional hallstyle lobster supper before checking into our hotel for the evening. (BD) Rodd

Day 6: Baddeck – Cabot Trail Day 6’s journey takes you along one of the most stunningly picturesque drives in North America. The Cabot Trail winds around the rocky splendor of Cape Breton’s northern shore, ascending to the incredible plateaus of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Look-outs offer unforgettable vistas of Cape Breton’s rugged coastline, creating perfect photo opportunities. (BLD)

Day 7: Baddeck – Halifax

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Gain a look into the early days of colonial life with a visit to the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. The vivid history of the region comes alive in this accurate reconstruction of one of the major settlements of circa 1744 New France. After your visit proceed along the shore of the Bras d’Or Lake to the mainland before continuing on to Halifax for one last night in the Maritimes. (B) Cambridge Suites Hotel

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PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 4 dinners • Services of a local Atlantic tour director throughout dressed in traditional kilt and experienced Tour Driver • Sightseeing as specified Prices are per person based on twin share Standard from 

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CANADIAN WILDLIFE & ADVENTURE EXPERIENCES

Canadian Wildlife Experiences & Adventures

Canada has wildlife in abundance and we offer a selection of tours to view these amazing animals in their natural habitat – whether you are interested in spotting polar bears, grizzly bears, the rare Spirit Bear or beluga whales we have something to suit every taste.

4 day Grizzly & Black Bears at Great Bear Lodge 2019 Departures: Select dates May - Oct

Day 1: Port Hardy – Great Bear Lodge A representative will meet you in Port Hardy (3pm departure) to assist with your seaplane transfer. Journeying to Great Bear Lodge is a spectacular adventure in itself, travelling past the breathtaking scenery of the central coast and over the rich waters of Queen Charlotte Strait. In the late afternoon, your grizzly bear experience begins.(D)

Days 2 & 3: Great Bear Lodge Over the next two days there are scheduled morning and afternoon bear viewing sessions to coincide with times when the bears are the most active. Accompanied by an experienced wildlife biologist you will observe the bears as they roam freely in their natural habitat as you float by boat through nearby estuaries or watch from specially-designed optimal viewing areas. Keep a close eye for other possible wildlife sightings such as wolves, otters, bald eagles, black bears, pine martins and mink. Daily guided activities such as boat tours and a popular interpretative rainforest walk are offered between morning and afternoon viewing excursions, and delicious meals await you back at the lodge. Guests arriving in autumn will also be able to witness the incredible sight of thousands of migrating salmon from a series of enclosed viewing stands along the river. Watch as the grizzlies hunt for fish in preparation for their coming hibernation. (BLD)

Day 4: Great Bear Lodge – Port Hardy After your parting session with the bears you will enjoy lunch and then fly back to Port Hardy late afternoon. (BL)

PRICES INCLUDE • 3 nights’ accommodation at Great Bear Lodge • Meals as specified: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners & complimentary wine and beer • Return floatplane transfers from Port Hardy • Bear viewing trips with expert wildlife biologist guides and choice of guided hike or boat excursion

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4 day Spirit Bear Lodge, Grizzly & Spirit Bear Viewing 2019 Departures: Daily, Jun 1 - Oct 7

Fly to Bella Bella on a scheduled 2-hour afternoon flight and transfer by water taxi to Klemtu and the Spirit Bear Lodge. After check in you can relax and make the most of the amenities on offer before dinner and a presentation outlining the next day’s activities.(D)

Day 2: Spirit Bear Lodge After breakfast, spend the full-day bear viewing adventure at one of the main grizzly viewing estuaries and see the spectacular waterfalls in Carter Inlet. Return to the lodge around 6pm for a buffet dinner and evening presentation on Great Bear Rainforest, Bears or First Nations Culture. (BLD)

Day 3: Spirit Bear Lodge Spend the whole day Spirit Bear watching by boat and foot. Your guide reveals the best viewing areas for the local bears and giving you another opportunity to see the elusive creatures. (BLD)

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Day 1: Vancouver – Spirit Bear Lodge

Day 4: Spirit Bear Lodge - Vancouver Today, you have a choice of guided excursions including a rainforest walk, a black bear tracking tour or a cultural tour. With a packed lunch you board the water taxi to Bella Bella in time to take your afternoon flight back to Vancouver. (BL) Note: Longer durations, up to 6 days are available. Please ask for prices.

PRICES INCLUDE • 3 nights’ accommodation at Spirit Bear Lodge • Meals as specified: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches & 3 dinners • Water taxi and plane transfers from Vancouver • Nature viewing as specified

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4 day Grizzly Bear Adventures at Knight Inlet Lodge 2019 Departures: Daily, May 21 - Oct 12

Day 1: Arrive Campbell River Transfer to your hotel in the ‘Salmon Capital’. Comfort Inn &

Suites or similar Day 2: Campbell River - Knight Inlet Lodge After breakfast at your hotel in Campbell River, transfer to the pontoon and take a scenic float plane to the remote Knight Inlet Lodge – a floating lodge set in Glendale Cove amidst steep cliffs that plummet into deep glacial-fed waters, and is home to a large concentration of grizzly bears. After a welcome orientation, take a boat cruise to view the bears feeding within 50 metres of the shore; in autumn you will observe them from secure platforms. (BLD) Knight Inlet

Lodge (2 nights) Day 3: Knight Inlet Lodge Full day for further grizzly bearviewing and wildlife watching excursions. There’s also an interpretive hike through the Kwalate River Valley and wildlife tracking. (BLD)

Day 4: Knight Inlet Lodge - Campbell River Time for a final bearviewing boat excursion before returning to Campbell River by floatplane. (B) Note: We can pre-book flights Vancouver-Campbell River. Pack a small holdall for Knight Inlet due to floatplane weight restrictions (14kgs). Stays of up to 7 days are available - please ask for prices.

PRICES INCLUDE • 2 nights’ accommodation at Knight Inlet Lodge & 1 night hotel in Campbell River • Meals as specified: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners • Return floatplane to from Cambell River • Wildlife viewing as shown

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7 day Pacific Rim, Whales & Bears Vancouver • Victoria • Tofino

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • The bustling coastal city of Vancouver • Whale watching in Victoria by Zodiac • An exhilarating bear watching trip in Tofino • Exploring Vancouver Island’s spectacular scenery • The Pacific Rim National Park

2019 Departures: Daily, May 1 - Oct 10 Days 1: Arrive Vancouver

Day 5: Victoria - Tofino

Arrive Vancouver International Airport and transfer independently to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to discover the oceanside city of Vancouver. Standard: Blue

Transfer by coach to Tofino. Your road leads across Vancouver Island to the Pacific Coast winding through ancient rainforests and provincial parks. You’re venturing into true wildlife territory here: Pacific Rim National Park is a marvel of ecological and geographical diversity. Standard & Superior: Best Western Tin Wis Resort (2

Horizon Hotel; Superior: Delta Hotel by Marriot Downtown Suites (2 nights) Day 2: Vancouver Day 2 is yours at leisure in Vancouver. This bustling metropolis may be western Canada’s largest city, but it retains a pedestrian-friendly charm and embraces a love of nature. Spend the day walking the sea wall of the mainland,or perhaps rent a bike and explore the vast network of trails throughout the city, one of the most memorable being the expansive Stanley Park.

Day 3: Victoria You will be transferred by coach and ferry across the Strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island, passing the rugged coastline and tranquil beaches of the Gulf Islands. Make your way to Victoria, the capital of British Columbia, with its maritime heritage and colonial charm. Highly recommended while you are here is a visit to the beautiful Butchart Gardens. Standard: Quality Inn Downtown Inner Harbour; Superior: Inn

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Embark on an exciting whale watching tour. This coastal excursion is an exhilarating round trip of 50 to 80 kilometres in search of whales. You will ride aboard a custom built Zodiac boat that offers high speed with extraordinary stability giving you an exhilarating, safe and intimate whalewatching experience.

nights) Day 6: Tofino On day 6 you will take part in a thrilling bear watching expedition. At low tide, board the Stellar Sea, a 14-metre panoramic cruiser, and speed along the lush coastline to the bears’ feeding grounds. Back on dry land, you’re free to explore the rugged coastline along the network of hiking trails or to walk the shoreline of Long Beach in search of shells and driftwood.

Day 7: Tofino - Vancouver Depart Tofino by air this morning, enjoying a scenic flight across the wilds of Vancouver Island and the waters of the strait before landing at Vancouver International Airport’s South Terminal. Take the free shuttle to the International departure terminal for your flight home. Note: Checked luggage allowance for flight transfer from Tofino to Vancouver is limited to 23kg per person with maximum dimensions of 71 x 46 x 36 cm (carry on luggage limited to 11kg).

PRICES INCLUDE • 6 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Plane, coach and ferry transfers as per itinerary • Sightseeing and wildlife viewing as specified • Travel and info kit

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2019 Departures: Oct 14, 16, 18, 20, 22*, 23, 26, 29*, 30*   *indicates 4 day option (1 night only in Churchill).

Day 1: Arrive Winnipeg On arrival in Winnipeg make your own way to your hotel located at the airport for an overnight stay. If time permits we recommend a visit to the Assiniboine Park Zoo – a great introduction to the region’s wildlife and a perfect place to catch a glimpse of your first polar bear. Four Points by

Sheraton, Winnipeg Airport Day 2: Winnipeg - Churchill Enjoy a full breakfast before departing for Churchill. Fly to Churchill, where you will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure in Churchill. Perhaps try dog sledding or head to Churchill’s Itsanitaq Museum. (BL) Churchill Hotel (2 nights)

Days 3 & 4: Polar Bear Viewing

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5 day Churchill Town & Tundra Adventurer Experience

Enjoy two days of polar bear viewing aboard the Tundra Buggy. Lunch and refreshments will be served on board as your driver seeks out more incredible wildlife viewing experiences. On the evening of day 4, take your return flight in the evening to Winnipeg – a light dinner will be served during the flight. (BLD) Four Points by Sheraton, Winnipeg Airport

Day 5: Depart Winnipeg Your polar bear experience ends in the morning on departure from your hotel. Note: The 4 day version offers a Tundra Buggy excursion on the day of arrival and one full-day excursion the day after. A 6 day escorted version of this tour is also available. Please call for dates and prices.

PRICES INCLUDE • 4 nights’ accommodation (2 nights Winnipeg & 2 nights Churchill) • Meals as specified: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 1 dinner • Tundra Buggy polar bear viewing in Churchill • Return flights between Winnipeg and Churchill

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6 day Belugas, Bears & Blooms 2019 Departures: Jul 5, 12, 17, 24, 31; Aug 9, 16

Day 1: Arrive Winnipeg On arrival in Winnipeg make your own way to your airport hotel for a 1-night stay. Four Points by Sheraton, Winnipeg

Airport Day 2: Winnipeg - Churchill Take a morning flight to Churchill, then set out on a Churchill area tour, with a stop at the Parks Canada Visitor Centre and the Itsanitaq Museum. Churchill Hotel (3 nights)

Day 3: Churchill River Beluga Whale Expedition Head out for a boat tour on the Churchill River. You’ll meander up and down the river beside pods of beluga whales and stop for a walking tour of the Prince of Wales Fort. In the afternoon meet a local dog musher for an exciting dog carting excursion.

(B) Day 4: Churchill Tundra Buggy Expedition You’ll start the day with a Zodiac boat ride on the Churchill River, providing a chance to get even closer to the beluga whales. In the afternoon experience the vast and colourful beauty of the Tundra as you head out on a 6-hour Tundra Buggy adventure. There will be plenty of photo opportunities as you travel through the tundra in search of the majestic polar bear. (BL)

Days 5 & 6: Churchill - Winnipeg On day 5 enjoy free time in Churchill before an evening flight back to Winnipeg. On day 6 the tour ends upon check-out of your hotel. (B) Four Points by Sheraton, Winnipeg Airport

PRICES INCLUDE • 5 nights’ accommodation (2 nights Winnipeg & 3 nights Churchill) • Meals as specified: 3 continental breakfasts & 1 lunch • 2 Beluga whale viewing expeditions & a Tundra Buggy adventure in Churchill • Return flights between Winnipeg and Churchill

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8 day Canadian Big Five Safari Winnipeg • Riding Mountain National Park • Churchill

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Experience the spectacular wildlife of Manitoba • Search for moose, black bears and bison on wildlife safaris in Riding Mountain National Park • Get up close and personal with beluga whales as they feed in the Churchill River • Enjoy a dog cart ride with a local dog musher and learn all about dog sledding • Take a full-day Tundra Buggy excursion in search of polar bears and a multitude of birds and other wildlife • Keep your eye out for the aurora borealis on a clear night

2019 Departures: Jul 23, 30; Aug 12, 18 Day 1: Arrive Winnipeg

Day 5: Winnipeg – Churchill

On arrival into Winnipeg transfer independently to your hotel. The rest of the day is free. A visit to Assinibone Park Zoo is highly recommended as it is a brilliant introduction to the wildlife of the province. This evening there is a meet and greet with the rest of the group and guide to go over the details of the week’s schedule.

Catch an early flight to Churchill in the far north of the province of Manitoba. Embark on a beluga whale and Prince of Wales Fort tour on the Churchill River estuary where hundreds of beluga whales feed on small fish. After a couple of hours whale watching stop at the Prince of Wales Fort, the oldest most northerly stone fort in Canada. Lunch at a local restaurant, then spend time at the Itsanitaq Museum and the Parks Canada Visitor Centre to learn more about the wildlife, history and culture of the area. After dark, if the night sky is clear, there is a chance you may glimpse the aurora borealis. (BLD) Churchill Hotel (2 nights)

Four Points by Sheraton, Winnipeg Airport Day 2: Winnipeg - Riding Mountain National Park After an early breakfast depart Winnipeg for Riding Mountain National Park across beautiful prairies to the rolling hills of the Manitoba Escarpment. After a brief introduction to the park, check into your quaint B&B and head out on an evening safari in search of wildlife including moose and black bears. (BLD) Honeycomb B&B

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Head back into Riding Mountain National Park in search of black bears, moose and bison. Join a Parks Canada guide inside the bison enclosure to learn more about the park and its magnificent animals. After a private LAND tour of the Parks Canada Visitor Centre, enjoy some AIR free RAIL time before dinner. Later you will head out on CRUISE another wildlife safari at dusk when many animals 1 NIGHTS STAYED are at their most active. (BLD)

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Day 6: Beluga Zodiac Excursion After breakfast head out on your second beluga excursion, this time on a Zodiac. Marvel as dozens of whales surface just metres away so close you could almost touch them. In the afternoon enjoy a dog carting session with a local dog musher, take part in a mile-long dog cart (on wheels) through the boreal forest and learn about the history and importance of dog sledding to northern communities. (BLD)

Day 7: Tundra Buggy® Excursion After an early start head out on a six-hour excursion on a Tundra Buggy in search of wildlife. Your interpretive guide will explain the unique geological and natural history of the tundra. Enjoy the vast expanse of colourful landscape and an abundance of birds and other wildlife – if you are lucky there is a chance to catch a polar bear cooling off in the waters of Hudson Bay. Return to Churchill late afternoon and fly back to Winnipeg. (BLD) Four Points by Sheraton, Winnipeg Airport

Day 8: Depart Winnipeg Your tour concludes today after checking out of your hotel.

PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ accommodation • Meals as specified: 6 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 6 dinners • Services of an expert Frontiers North Prices are per person based on twin share guide and local guides Standard from  • Sightseeing, internal flights and transfers Single supplements available upon request as per itinerary

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2019/20 Departures: Daily, Aug 18 - Apr 13

Day 1: Arrive Whitehorse Upon arrival at the airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours until your first evening viewing of the Aurora Borealis. The Aurora Borealis, commonly known as the Northern Lights, is a spectacle of magnetic and electrical charges in the air, colouring the sky a multitude of majestic hues. Depart the hotel at 22:00 in groups to a prime viewing area with snacks and hot drinks, and contemplate the sublime beauty of this fascinating array of blues, reds, greens and violets in this idyllic setting as you relax in a cosy heated cabin or walled tent. Return to the hotel at approximately 02:30. Best Western Gold Rush Inn or similar (3 nights)

Days 2 & 3: Whitehorse & Aurora Borealis Viewing Join a tour of the scenic city of Whitehorse, a former gold rush settlement set against a stunning backdrop of mountains. Highlights include Main Street, the Sternwheeler SS Klondike and Schwatka Lake. Each day you are free to relax in the warm comfort of the hotel, or book an optional activity such as dogsledding, ice fishing, flightseeing or snowshoeing. You will have an opportunity to view the Aurora Borealis every evening of your stay. While waiting for the lights to appear, guests are invited to sit at a roaring bonfire, roast marshmallows, have tea and hot chocolate, chat with local guides, try out snow shoeing, tobogganing on a small hill. If visiting in October and November you will visit the Yukon Wildlife Preserve and the nearby Takhini Hot Springs (admission included).

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4 day Northern Lights of the Yukon

Day 4: Depart Whitehorse Your Northern Lights experience concludes with a transfer to the airport.

PRICES INCLUDE • 3 nights’ hotel accommodation • Hot drinks and snack at Aurora Borealis Viewing • Nightly Aurora Borealis viewing, Whitehorse city tour & admission to Yukon Wildlife Preserve and Takhini Hot Springs (seasonal) • Airport transfers Prices are per person based on twin share

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5 day Canoe & Log Cabin 2019 Departures: Monday departures, Jun 3 - Sep 23

Day 1: Toronto - Algonquin Provincial Park Its an early start for the journey to Algonquin Log cabin located at the northwest corner of Algonquin Park. After lunch, the group loads their packs and departs by canoe into Algonquin Park, receiving a lesson on paddling along the way.

(LD) Days 2 & 3: Algonquin Provincial Park - Hiking & Canoeing After a tasty breakfast, break camp and paddle east through a series of classic Algonquin Park lakes. A floating lunch provides the energy to paddle up a bog with great opportunities to see beaver, great blue herons and moose. Day 3 begins with the smell of fresh coffee and bacon frying for breakfast, followed by a hike through a mixed maple forest, learning about the unique mix of flora and fauna. Reaching the shore landing in the late afternoon, transfer by truck to the Algonquin Log Cabin. (BLD)

Day 4: Algonquin Log Cabin Head out for the day to explore the trails around the Algonquin Log Cabin. A hike along the trail to Music Lake features an interpretation of the boreal forest, the beaver pond, and spruce bogs. Enjoy a leisurely paddle on an island hopping route down the lake before arriving back at the Algonquin Log Cabin. (BLD)

Day 5: Algonquin Provincial Park - Toronto After breakfast, take one last excursion on a morning wild edible walk to Lookout Bluff overlooking Algonquin lakes. The afternoon is at leisure until your shuttle departs back to downtown Toronto. (BL)

PRICES INCLUDE • 4 nights’ accommodation (2 nights camping, 2 nights log cabin) • Meals as specified: 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 4 dinners • Use of canoes and canoe lessons • Return transfers from Toronto

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A dramatic Pacific coastline, the towering peaks of the Rocky Mountains and the wonderful city of Vancouver are just a few of the reasons why Western Canada is regarded as one of the most thrilling holiday destinations on the planet. Whether in Banff or Jasper National Parks, sailing the islets of Vancouver Island, or visiting the Calgary Stampede, stunning landscapes and amazing experiences are at every turn.

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BEST TIME TO VISIT: Western Canada and Alaska covers a vast region stretching from the US border up towards the Arctic Circle and to the Pacific - as such, weather varies dramatically. The spring weather can arrive as early as late Feb in Whistler but arrives in April in Alaska. Summer is from late May to Sept and is the best time to visit Alaska and the national parks of the west. Winter starts in November, the ski season in the west is traditionally from December and can go through to April.

TIME DIFFERENCE: GMT -8 hours (Alaska -9 hours). FLIGHT INFORMATION: Direct flights operate to Vancouver and Calgary with Swan British Airways and Air Canada. United River Fortto Anchorage. Airlines fly via Seattle McMurray

Stewart FLYING TIME FROM UK: Approx 10 hours Wells to Vancouver and Calgary and 16.5 hours to Anchorage.

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In summer Banff National Park has great trekking, mountain biking and horse riding – in winter it has some fantastic snow sports on offer.

The Calgary Stampede is promoted as the ‘Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth’ – and with a bewildering array of events you may find it hard to disagree (July annually). For something a little slower paced, the Vancouver International Jazz Festival is a celebration of toe-tapping smoothness, with over 400 performances across the city (June to July, annually).

GREAT JOURNEY Passing towering mountains and over gushing rivers, the Rocky Mountaineer really is one of the world’s great train journeys. WHERE TO GO FOR ADVENTURE Take a heli-hike into the Columbia Mountains, an inaccessible range overwhelming in their beauty. BEST BEACHES Many people don’t think of Western Canada’s beaches, but the sands on Vancouver Island are awesome – though the Pacific waters can be more than a little chilly. WATER PARADISE A dazzling expanse of emerald, surrounded by jagged peaks, Lake Louise is a photographer’s dream.

BEST FOR KIDS For a family experience that everyone will enjoy, stay at a traditional ranch and ride the trails. AMAZING WILDLIFE North of Vancouver Island, the Great Bear Rainforest has some amazing wildlife. In the middle of the park, Great Bear Lodge is the perfect place to watch grizzlies in their natural habitat. SPLASH OUT Take a break at the all-inclusive Sonora Resort, a stunning wilderness retreat on British Columbia’s Inside Passage. LIVE LIKE A LOCAL Meet some of Canada’s oldest residents with a trip to Churchill – this is where you can see polar bears in the wild.

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Vancouver

Vancouver is a young, friendly city with countless natural charms in close proximity. Shop on chic Robson Street or explore the funky artistic hotspot of Granville Island, visit Vancouver’s array of museums, or you may wish to walk or cycle around the 1,000-acre Stanley Park or visit Gastown. Discover the surrounding peaks of the Coastal Mountains, walk evergreen forests or go whale watching on the Pacific Ocean.

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2019 Departures: Daily, May 1 - Sep 21

Spend 2 days exploring the vibrant, friendly and sophisticated city of Vancouver.

Days 3 & 4: Vancouver - Whistler In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel as you join a fully-narrated sightseeing transfer along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway. Stop at Shannon Falls, the Britannia Mine Museum and the Sea to Sky Gondola before continuing to Whistler. Enjoy a full day at leisure in the four-season resort of Whistler on day 4.

Days 5 & 6: Whistler - Victoria Depart Whistler’s Green Lake in the morning for a breathtaking 1hr-seaplane flight aboard Harbour Air to downtown Victoria, passing over glacial lakes, the Strait of Georgia and the beautiful Gulf Islands. Day 6 is free for exploring and optional sightseeing tours.

Day 7: Victoria - Vancouver There’s time to further explore Victoria and its pretty Inner Harbour. Afterwards head to Butchart Gardens for a fullynarrated tour before taking the ferry back to Vancouver.

Day 8: Depart Vancouver Your tour finishes on day 8. Ask about extending your stay with a Rocky Mountaineer rail tour or an Alaska Inside Passage cruise.

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8 day Essential Vancouver, Whistler & Victoria

Days 1 & 2: Arrive Vancouver

PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ hotel accommodation • Sightseeing transfer from Vancouver-Whistler • Floatplane transfer from Whistler-Victoria • Victoria sightseeing including Butchart Gardens • BC Ferry crossing Victoria-Victoria

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HOP-ON HOP-OFF-DUAL PASS 1 DAY & VANCOUVER LOOKOUT ADMISSION Departures: Daily (except 25Dec) Explore Vancouver onboard clear-top buses and San Francisco-style Trolleys. This flexible Dual Pass combination of the CITY and PARK Routes offers all the highlights of downtown Vancouver, including major attractions and scenic points of interest.

GROUSE MOUNTAIN ADMISSION Departures: Daily Admission includes round-trip Skyride plus exciting adventures. In the summer enjoy the world famous Lumberjack Show, Birds In Motion demonstrations and guided eco-walks. In the winter months, enjoy snowshoe trails, family sliding zone, magical Lightwalk and ice skating.

Prices from £30 per adult, £19 per child (3-12).

Price £36 per adult, £12 per child (5-11yrs).

GRANVILLE ISLAND MARKET TOUR

VANCOUVER CITY TOUR & CAPILANO SUSPENSION BRIDGE

Departures and Duration: Daily yearround (exc 24,25,26Dec); duration 2hrs Granville Island is Canada’s second mostvisited destination and a destination for lovers of food, art and culture. Guests will savour fine foods from independent farmers and food artisans. Award-winning charcuterie, local cheeses, melt-in-yourmouth donuts, to world-class coffee.

Departures & Duration: Daily for 5 hours 01Apr-30Nov19 Visit Gastown, Chinatown and the bustle of Robson Street. Pass through Stanley Park en route to Capilano Suspension Bridge (admission included).

Prices from £50 per person.

WHALE WATCHING Departures and Duration: Daily 15Apr31Oct, 6 hrs roundtrip by air, 11 hrs returning by coach & ferry Take a scenic floatplane to Victoria’s Inner Harbour then board a high-powered Zodiac or covered boat ocean cruiser to view the unforgettable sight of pods of Orcas. 6hr Roundtrip by Air Prices from £299 per adult, £171 per child (2-11) 11hr Return by coach/ferry Prices from £246 per adult, £131 per child (2-11)

Price from £70 per adult, £35 per child (0-11yrs).

SEA VANCOUVER WATERFRONT SIGHTSEEING ADVENTURE Departures and Duration: Daily for 1 hr 30 mins 01Apr-31Oct19 Discover Vancouver and surrounding areas from the water on Zodiac-style vessels at speeds up to 55km/hour. Highlights include Vancouver’s Inner Harbour, Burrard Inlet, Coal Harbour, North Shore, English Bay, False Creek and Stanley Park. Highly recommended Prices from £31 per person.

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HYATT REGENCY VANCOUVER 4H

This family owned and operated, all-suite hotel provides a friendly and welcoming service. Decorated with comfortable and modern furnishings there is a real homefrom-home atmosphere, making it the perfect place to return to after a long day sightseeing. It is located just 3 blocks from trendy Robson Street, where you can enjoy shopping, dining and just watching the world go by.

Located in the heart of downtown, Hyatt Regency Vancouver is the perfect location to stay for both business and leisure travellers. Guests will enjoy easy access to exciting attractions, like the unique shops of Robson Street and Stanley Park. Guests can take in breathtaking city and mountain views while relaxing in the sophisticated accommodations, which feature modern designs and all the comforts of home. Within the hotel, Mosaic Grille focuses on locally-sourced produce, sustainable seafood and fresh ingredients with creative preparation. Overlooking Burrard and Georgia Streets, Mosaic serves modern comfort food in casual elegance. After a day spent venturing, guests can take a seat at the bar and enjoy floor-to-ceiling views at Mosaic Bar. Acclaimed for its inventive menu, the bar is considered one of the best bars in Vancouver for a cocktail paired with exceptional cuisine.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • coffee shop • fitness centre • indoor swimming pool • fitness centre • spa • salon • comedy club ROOM FACILITIES ••• 240 suites & studios • wi-fi Internet • flat-screen TV • air-con • kitchenette or kitchen • tea & coffee • bath amenities

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • 2 bars • Starbucks cafe • outdoor heated swimming pool • whirlpool • fitness centre • spa • babysitting • valet & self parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 664 contemporary guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • iHome stero • wi-fi Internet • air-con • mini fridge • coffee maker • bath amenities

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DELTA HOTELS BY MARRIOTT VANCOUVER DOWNTOWN SUITES 4H Where Urban Downtown Vancouver Meets Historic Gastown. The recent renovations at Delta Hotels by Marriott Vancouver Downtown Suites include newly renovated guestrooms, featuring a modern décor and providing a chic home away from home. Inspired by the downtown landscape, the clean lines of the furniture and the smoky dark blues and greys of the fabrics effortlessly inspire the urban and natural ambiance that Vancouver is known for.

Standard room from £77 Regency club room from £128

COAST COAL HARBOUR HOTEL 4H Overlooking the harbour and the North Shore Mountains, the 20-storey Coast Coal Harbour Hotel is a contemporary, urban-style property that lies just 2 blocks from the waterfront. Close to the cruise ship and float plane terminals, there’s plenty to do in the local area with numerous dining and shopping options. A walk along the scenic waterfront promenade will bring you close by Stanley Park, whilst Robson Street and the Gastown District are just some of the Vancouver attractions that can be reached easily on foot.

Guests can break a sweat in the 24-hour fitness centre, before re-fueling at one of the new hydration stations perfect for staying healthy and boosting the immune system. With a superb downtown location, just moments from the vibrant districts of Gastown and Yaletown, this all-suite hotel offers the perfect base for both weekend getaways and extended stays.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lounge • outdoor swimming pool • outdoor whirlpool • fitness centre • in-room spa treatments • parking

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lounge • 24hr fitness centre

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ROOM FACILITIES ••• 220 guestrooms • mini-fridge • 55” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • iPod docking station • air-con • tea & coffee • floor-to-ceiling windows SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Early Bird: Book by 30Nov18 and receive 10% discount on

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 226 spacious suites • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • room service

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Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Delta room from £134 Deluxe room from £146

Comfort room from Superior room from

£69 £73


VA N C O U V E R H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

PINNACLE VANCOUVER HARBOURFRONT HOTEL 4H

SHERATON VANCOUVER WALL CENTRE 4+H

The Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront offers guests a stay amidst cool and contemporary décor. It pampers guests with comfortable rooms decked out with the latest high-tech gadgets and gizmos, along with floor-to-ceiling windows for fabulous Vancouver views. The hotel also benefits from an excellent downtown location on the city’s scenic waterfront, just a few minutes’ walk from the main Alaskan cruise ship terminal and overlooking the harbour’s buzzing float plane airport. The main shopping and entertainment areas of the city such as Robson Street and historic Gastown are within close walking distance, whilst picturesque Stanley Park, Vancouver’s green oasis of calm, is also conveniently close to the hotel.

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre is a full-service deluxe hotel with 746 well-appointed guestrooms and suites located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. The Wall Centre Complex consists of 2 elegant hotel towers (South Tower-35 floors & North Tower-48 floors) and also its own beautiful garden and fountain square. All guestrooms feature floor-to-ceiling and wall-to-wall windows offering scenic panoramic views of the city, English Bay, False Creek, Granville Island, North Shore Mountains and Coal Harbour. The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre is surrounded by the trendy boutiques and restaurants of Yaletown and Robson Street and is perfectly situated to explore the shops, galleries, clubs and dining options in Vancouver.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • lounge • indoor swimming pool • fitness centre • gift shop • seasonal bike rental

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • cafe • bar • indoor swimming pool • sauna • whirlpool • fitness centre • salon • babysitting service • parking

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 442 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • Keurig coffee maker • room service • balcony (select rooms only) • floor-to-ceiling windows

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 746 guestrooms & suites • 55” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • room service • family suite with 3 beds available

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from Harbourside room from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£83 £87

Traditional room from Junior Suite from

£77 £122

PAN PACIFIC HOTEL VANCOUVER 5H

FAIRMONT HOTEL VANCOUVER 5H

The Pan Pacific is a unique hotel located atop Canada Place at the heart of Vancouver’s downtown waterfront. The hotel offers dramatic vistas of the city, harbour and coastal mountains with fabulous views from its Five Sails Restaurant, Oceans 999 and Coal Harbour Bar. This luxurious hotel is perfectly situated to provide quick and easy access to many Vancouver attractions. The Skytrain and Canada Line to YVR are also located adjacent to the hotel.

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is known as the ‘Castle in the City’ and reflects the timeless luxury and history of Vancouver. Holding a prime downtown location steps from shopping, dining and entertainment, it is the perfect place to enjoy the city’s vibrant atmosphere. Canine ambassadors, Ella and Elly, are on hand at the concierge desk to provide guests with a feeling of home, and are available for walks around town. Pamper yourself at the spa and health club, and be sure to sample the West Coast cuisine and vibrant cocktails in Notch8 Restaurant & Bar.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • lounge • seasonal outdoor patio • outdoor saltwater pool • fitness centre • sauna • whirlpool • spa ROOM FACILITIES ••• 503 guestrooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • 24hr room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Deluxe room from Deluxe harbour room from

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lounge • fitness centre • indoor swimming pool • kids’ pool • sauna • whirlpool • luxurious spa • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 557 spacious guestrooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£94 £116

Fairmont room from £140 Fairmont gold room from £211

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

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Victoria & Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island has a wild and rugged west coast that contrasts with the rolling hills and gentle waters of the east. Victoria, the island’s largest city is famed for its gardens and history. Beyond Victoria, you can see the crashing waves of the Pacific Rim National Park or just bathe in the gentle waters near Parksville.

BEAR WATCHING FROM TOFINO

WHALE WATCHING FROM TOFINO

Departures and Duration: Daily 15Apr15Oct19; duration 2.5 hrs Encounter one of the most fearsome and fascinating animals that roam the West Coast of Vancouver Island, the black bear.

Departures and Duration: Daily 01Apr17Oct19; duration 2.5 hrs View grey and humpback whales, transient orcas, and discover the beauty of Clayoquot Sound from a Zodiac or covered boat.

Price from £70 per adult & £48 per child (4-12yrs).

Price from £70 per adult £48 per child (412yrs). Minimum age for Zodiac is 6yrs.

TOFINO HOT SPRINGS ADVENTURE

WHALE WATCHING FROM VICTORIA

Departures and Duration: Daily; duration 5 hrs Take your cabin cruiser through the heart of Clayoquot Sound, to Hot Springs Cove. You will then have 3 hours to walk the boardwalk and relax in the natural, thermal springs.

Departures and Duration: Daily 01Apr31Oct19; duration 3 hrs An exhilarating trip on a covered boat or Zodiac in search of orcas, minke whales, grey whales and other marine wildlife.

Price from £94 per adult & £73 per child return by boat, Children 4-12yrs.

GRAND CITY TOUR & CRAIGDARROCH CASTLE Departures and Duration: Daily 18May30Sep19 (except 25Dec); duration 2.5 hrs See Beacon Hill Park, Oak Bay Marina and ‘Antique Row’ on a fully-narrated tour of charming Victoria. The tour also includes entrance to the Scottish baronial mansion Craigdarroch Castle, a national historic site of Canada.

Price £29 per adult, £15 per child (5-12yrs).

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Price £70 per adult, £47 per child (415yrs). Minimum age 5yrs for the Zodiac boat.

DELUXE CITY TOUR WITH CRAIGDARROCH CASTLE & BUTCHART GARDENS Departures and Duration: Daily 18May30Sep19; duration 6hrs Discover Victoria’s rich history and scenic beauty on a narrated tour visiting Chinatown, Craigdarroch Castle, Mount Tolmie Lookout, Scenic Marine Drive, Beacon Hill Park & the World Famous Butchart Gardens. Price from £78 per adult, £32 per child (5-11yrs).


V I C TO R I A H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

CHATEAU VICTORIA HOTEL & SUITES 3H

INN AT LAUREL POINT, VICTORIA 3+H

Discover Victoria at its finest through an authentic local experience in the heart of downtown. With deeply entrenched roots in the local community and a strong sense of environmental responsibility – Chateau Victoria strives to share all that makes Victoria special with each and every guest. Providing spacious accommodation, the guestrooms and suites are designed in a variety of layouts, each boasting a variety of convenient amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. The Chateau Victoria dining experience is fresh, local, and deliciously innovative. Whether looking for a drink in a world-class hotel bar or a locally-inspired dining experience complete with live music, guests will love what Chateau Victoria has to offer.

A resort-style waterfront property, located downtown on Victoria’s Inner Harbour, with shopping, entertainment venues and tourist attractions just a pleasant short stroll away. Enjoy the seasonal West Coast cuisine at AURA Waterfront Restaurant & Patio or relax in the hotel’s tranquil and enchanting Japanese garden. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant & patio • bar • indoor swimming pool • fitness centre • in-room spa treatments • Japanese gardens • parking (charge) • bike rental ROOM FACILITIES ••• 196 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • mini-fridge • balcony in select room types • bath amenities • bath robes

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • cocktail lounge • indoor swimming pool • whirlpool • in-room spa treatments • complimentary shuttle service to restaurants, attractions, & transportation terminals in Downtown Victoria (or within 5-minutes driving time of the hotel) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 118 spacious guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • mini fridge • tea & coffee • pillowtop beds • bath amenities

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Traditional room from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£49

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COAST VICTORIA HOTEL & MARINA 4H

FAIRMONT EMPRESS, VICTORIA 5H

Overlooking the waterfront of Victoria’s Inner Harbour, the Coast Victoria Hotel & Marina enjoys a location that’s convenient for both the downtown shops and the harbour cruise excursions. The hotel’s seafood restaurant is one of the waterfront’s most popular and a free shuttle service takes guests into the downtown area for a wider choice of dining.

Fairmont Empress is one of Victoria’s landmark buildings. Originally constructed in 1908, this iconic romantic hotel features classic details, modern touches and has come to symbolise the soul of beautiful Victoria, BC and the west coast of Canada. The recent $60 million dollar restoration has unveiled a stunning new lobby, beautifully renovated pool and revitalized pool restoring the hotel to its former glory. Experience the world renowned Tea at the Empress in the grand Lobby Lounge, take in unrivalled views of the sunset over the Inner Harbour, enjoy total relaxation in the full-service spa and take advantage of everything this celebrated hotel has to offer.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • indoor/outdoor pool • fitness centre • whirlpool • sauna • complimentary intone shuttle • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 132 guestrooms & suites • mini-fridge • 55” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • room service

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • bar • lobby lounge • fitness centre • indoor swimming pool • whirlpool • spa • valet parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 464 luxurious guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • aircon • wi-fi Internet • tea & coffee • 24hr room service SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Early Bird: Book by 15Nov18 & receive 25% discount off accommodation, valid 01Nov18-30Apr19.

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Comfort room from Superior city view room from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£46 £55

Fairmont room from £103 Deluxe room from £115

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H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

VA N C O U V E R I S L A N D

BEACH CLUB RESORT, PARKSVILLE 4H

BEST WESTERN TIN WIS RESORT, NR. TOFINO 3+H

The Beach Club boasts walk-on access to the spectacular tidal beach of Parksville. Enjoy a swim in the indoor pool with views over the nearby islands or dine on the restaurant’s beachfront patio just off the Parksville Beach Boardwalk. All rooms have their own balcony; the perfect spot to appreciate the area’s natural beauty with a coffee at sunrise or a cocktail at sunset, or just to simply relax.

Set in landscaped gardens near the fishing village of Tofino in stunning Clayoquot Sound, this pretty resort overlooks a white sandy beach and is ideal for exploring the wilderness of Pacific Rim National Park. The Beachfront Bistro restaurant serves a wide choice of local cuisine and there’s an abundance of activities to enjoy during your stay, ranging from whale watching to hiking, as well as fishing, kayaking and beachcombing. In winter, storm watching at Pacific Rim National Park is an exhilarating experience!

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lounge • indoor swimming pool • whirlpool • fitness centre • spa • yoga • bike rental • stand-up paddle board rental • kayak rental • free parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 149 studios & suites • flat-screen TV • DVD player • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • mini-fridge • private patio

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 85 oceanfront guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • tea & coffee • microwave

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Studio from Studio ocean view room from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£53 £61

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£71

WICKANINNISH INN, TOFINO 5H

BLACK ROCK OCEANFRONT RESORT, UCLUELET 4H

Facing directly on to the fabulous sands of Chesterman Beach, The Wickaninnish Inn treats guests to a Tofino stay in relaxed rustic luxury. The natural, peaceful beauty of the Inn’s superb location is complemented by spacious rooms where guests can soak up the breathtaking views of the beach or the majestic Pacific Ocean from comfy window-side armchairs. Whale watching, beach walks and nature hikes are popular pastimes here whilst welcoming staff and little in-room touches such as bathrobes, binoculars, a cosy fireplace, raincoats and blankets will all make for an extra-special stay.

Located on a dramatic rock promontory with the Pacific crashing behind it and surrounded by the famous Pacific Trail which meanders along cliffs overlooking the ocean, Black Rock Oceanfront Resort is a unique retreat in Ucluelet on Vancouver Island’s rugged west coast. Innovative architecture combines the use of rock, water, glass, steel and wood which both complements and contrasts with the hotels natural surroundings. Contemporary in design, Black Rock makes the best use of space and of the stunning views with an oceanfront lounge and restaurant, and guest studios and suites that come with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the ocean or surrounding forest.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • cafe lounge • library with DVDs • spa treatments • nature hikes • fitness centre • yoga • babysitting • kid’s bike for rental • woodwork shop • free parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 75 ocean view guestrooms & suites • flats-creen TV • Bose radio • wi-fi Internet • gas fireplace • raincoats & rainpants • backpack, beach blanket & towels (summer) • binoculars • bathroom with deep-soaking tub • heated bathroom floor • bathrobes • bath amenities • balcony

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HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • cocktail lounge • fitness centre • whirlpool • free parking • kids playground • BBQ grills • fit pit

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lounge • 2 hot tubs • plunge pool (seasonal) • spa • free parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 133 studios & suites • wi-fi Internet • flat-screen TV • DVD player • iPod dock • kitchens or kitchenettes • tea & coffee • eco bath amenities • rainfall shower • gas fireplace • balcony

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

1st floor / beach level deluxe room from £166 2nd floor deluxe room from £181

One bedroom lodge room from One bedroom suite from

£66 £90


VA N C O U V E R I S L A N D & B E YO N D

2019 Departures: Daily, May - Sep

This morning transfer by coach and scenic ferry to Victoria for a two-night stay. The rest of the day is at leisure to further explore Victoria, highly recommended at some point is a visit to the beautiful Butchart Gardens and afternoon tea at the iconic Fairmont Empress hotel.

Day 2: Victoria Board a floatplane for a spectacular sightseeing flight over the city. This 30-minute tour features breathtaking views of Horseshoe Bay, English Bay and Deep Cove before landing in Victoria’s harbour. The rest of the day is at leaisure. Perhaps join a wildlife excursion for the chance to see orca, minke and grey whales as well as seals, porpoises and other marine wildlife.

Day 3: Victoria – Vancouver After checking out of your hotel depart Victoria by coach and ferry for your transfer back to Vancouver airport.

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3 day Victoria Experience

Day 1: Vancouver – Victoria

PRICES INCLUDE • 2 nights’ hotel accommodation • Scenic floatplane tour over Victoria • Coach and ferry transfers from Vancouver

Prices are per person based on twin share

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3 day West Coast Wilderness Getaway 2019 Departures: Daily, May - Sep

Day 1: Arrive West Coast Wilderness Lodge Accessed by road and ferry (booked separately) from Vancouver and located at the northern tip of the glorious Sunshine Coast of British Columbia is West Coast Wilderness Lodge – a hidden jewel nestled amongst the towering trees on the shores of pristine Sechelt Inlet. Surrounded by majestic cedars and firs, the lodge’s exposed wooden beams, wide balconies and expansive decks give the impression that the buildings are part of the natural landscape. Unwind with delicious meals, attentive service and large Adirondack chairs overlooking the placid waters of the Pacific Ocean. (D)

Day 2: Princess Louisa Inlet Adventure Embark on a tour of Princess Louisa Inlet, an incredible fjord renowned for its beauty and protected waters, by boat and float plane. Soar over peaks and cruise through the waters of Jervis Inlet past 7000 feet-high cliffs, dozens of waterfalls and historical petroglyphs. Return to the lodge in the afternoon and unwind and relax with some of the finest ocean views in British Columbia. (BD)

Day 3: Depart West Coast Wilderness Lodge After check out continue on your western Canada adventure. Ask about extended three night options and other adventure and kayaking packages. (B)

PRICES INCLUDE • 2 nights’ accommodation at West Coast Wilderness Lodge • Meals as specified: 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners • Princess Louisa Inlet excursion by boat Prices are per person based on twin share and float plane Standard from  Suite from 

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3 day Sonora Resort Adventure 2019 Departures: Daily, May 1 - Oct 29

Day 1: Arrive Sonora Resort Sonora Resort is an exclusive retreat, located on its own island surrounded by dense forests and the waters of British Columbia’s Inside Passage – it offers a quiet escape amidst totally unspoilt natural beauty. Your adventure starts with your arrival by helicopter or seaplane (weather and availability dependent) from Vancouver. Once you are checked in, you’ll have time to relax followed by a delicious dinner prepared with local ingredients. (D) Sonora Resort (2 nights)

Day 2: Sonora Resort Enjoy an included 1-hour nature eco-tour on board a Zodiac boat accompanied by a knowledgeable local guide. During the tour you’ll receive a fascinating commentary while viewing wildlife in its natural habitat. The rest of the day is free to enjoy the many facilities and optional excursions available. Enjoy unlimited hiking, swimming, archery lessons and tennis throughout your stay or for an additional cost, heli-tours, golf, whale watching, salmon fishing or bear watching trips. (BLD)

Day 3: Depart Sonora Resort The morning is free for independent exploration of Sonora and the surrounding area or to join one of the optional shorter morning tours. Enjoy a tasty lunch before departing the resort for your journey back to Vancouver. (BL)

PRICES INCLUDE • 2 nights’ accommodation at Sonora Resort • Meals as specified: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 2 dinners with wine/beer • Return helicopter/seaplane transfers Prices are per person based on twin share from Vancouver Standard from  • Eco Nature Tour by boat

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Whistler

The fabulous resort of Whistler is 2 hours from Vancouver and can be reached easily along the scenic ‘Sea to Sky Highway’ or, during the summer months, via a relaxing rail trip on the Whistler Mountaineer. Whistler’s alpine-style, traffic-free resort centre is alive year-round with entertainment and festivals. In summer, the choice of outdoor activities ranges from hiking and mountain biking to canoeing and golf. In winter the resort transforms into one of North America’s premier ski resorts.

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WHISTLER PEAK TO PEAK EXPERIENCE

WHISTLER AND BLACKCOMB LIFT PASS

Departures and Duration: Daily for 2 hours 27May-09Oct19; Sat & Sun only 18Sep-09Oct19 Soar like an eagle between the peaks of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. The PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola offers unparalleled views of these spectacular mountains and this engineering marvel joins an exclusive club that includes the Grand Canyon Skywalk as the ultimate in sightseeing adventures.

Departures and Duration: Daily, Nov18 Apr19 Skiing in Canada should not be missed, with acres of snow covered slopes just waiting to be explored. There is no better feeling than being at the top, looking out over majestic views and then taking off on an exhilarating run to the bottom.

Price from £40 per adult, £20 per child (6-15yrs).

Whistler & Blackcomb Lift Pass – 2 Day Pass Price from £73 per adult, £37 per child (7-12)

ULTIMATE GLACIER FLOATPLANE TOUR

SCANDINAVE SPA WHISTLER DAY PASS

Departures and Duration: Daily for 40 minutes 01May-25Sep19 Take to the skies above Whistler and the surrounding area. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery and commentary provided by an experienced pilot. Highlights include Garibaldi Park Glaciers and lake, Whistler Village, Blackcomb Mountain and Whistler’s backcountry. Departs from Green Lake and is a 3km-drive from Whistler. Complimentary shuttle services to and from Whistler village are available.

Departures and Duration: Daily YearRound Situated just north of Whistler Village, engulfed in a spruce and cedar forest on the edge of Lost Lake and Spruce Grove parks, this unique spa overlooks incredible mountain vistas and valleys. Invigorate and cleanse your body and mind in the hot baths and refreshing waterfalls. This pass allows access to body warming rooms, rinsing stations and relaxation areas.

Prices from £118 per adult, £59 per child (6-15yrs).

Prices from £52 per adult.


WHISTLER H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

DELTA WHISTLER VILLAGE SUITES 4+H Discover a brand new way to holiday at the Delta Whistler Village Suites. Boasting an impeccable location just a short walk from the base of Whistler Blackcomb, the hotel provides unparalleled access to world-class skiing and the many iconic attractions for which Whistler Village is widely acclaimed. The spacious and beautifully appointed one and two bedroom suites, offer firstrate amenities such as fully equipped kitchen, complimentary wi-fi, fireplace, along with washer and dryer and much more. Guestrooms also available. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurants • outdoor pool with indoor access • 3 hot tubs • wi-fi Internet • fitness centre • sauna • concierge • bell desk ROOM FACILITIES ••• 205 spacious guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • air-con • free wi-fi Internet • tea & coffee • guestrooms have microwave & mini-fridge • 1 and 2-bedroom suites have a fully-equipped kitchen with fridge, washer dryer, gas fireplace & balcony • room service Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard guest room from £71 One bedroom suite from £150

FAIRMONT CHATEAU WHISTLER 5H The landmark Fairmont Chateau Whistler nestles at the base of Blackcomb Mountain with over 8,100 acres of ski terrain on the doorstep. It’s one of the best places to stay in Whistler with the standards, service and amenities you would expect of a luxury resort, and stunning mountain views! For skiers there’s the convenience of ski-in, ski-out and a ski valet; for golfers an 18-hole par 72 golf course, while pure relaxation for all is on offer at the Vida Spa.

SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Early Bird: Book by 15Nov18 and receive 15% discount on accommodation. Valid 08-23Feb19 & 07-30Apr19.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • fitness centre • indoor & outdoor pools • hot tubs • tennis • sauna • health spa • golf course • ski & sports rentals • shops • kid’s activities ROOM FACILITIES ••• 539 luxurious rooms • mini-bar • flatscreen TV • PlayStation (charge) • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Fairmont room from £90 Deluxe valley view room from £103

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The Rocky Mountains

For many people the Rocky Mountains are the essence of the Canadian wilderness. At first explorers, and then prospectors, and finally tourists have all gazed in awe at the majestic peaks, raging rivers and turquoise lakes that have made the Rockies famous. Head to Banff National Park and ski the pristine slopes of Mount Norquay, shop Banff town’s boutiques or hike by Lake Louise – the so-called ‘Jewel of the Rockies’. Jasper National Park is equally spectacular, with sights such as Maligne Lake, Athabasca Falls and the Columbia Icefields.

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• Take a tour out to the Columbia Icefields and step out on to the thick ice of the Athabasca Glacier. • After a long day of adventure sports or exploring in Banff National Park, there’s nothing much better than soaking in Banff town’s natural hot springs – it was these springs that made the area popular in the first place.

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• At 11,000km, Jasper National Park is Canada’s largest and most wild national park. Don’t miss the Johnston Canyon and its 7 waterfalls. • When looking down at Lake Louise’s emerald-coloured waters from one of the surrounding mountains, make sure you give yourself time to just sit and stare. • If you don’t mind getting your hair wet (and everything else for that matter) try some white-water rafting on one of the Rockies’ gushing rivers.


CANADIAN ROCKIES

Banff • Icefields Parkway • Jasper • Lake Louise

• Easy paced self drive covering the main highlights of the Canadian Rockies • Wildlife discovery tours in Banff and Jasper. • Full-day tour of Banff and its surrounds • Ride to the summit of Whistler Mountain on the SkyTram in Jasper • See the stunning turquoise waters of Lake Louise • Enjoy lunch with a view at the top of lake Louise ski hill

I N D E P N D E N T TO U R I N G

7 day Essential Rocky Mountains

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Departures: Daily, May - Sep Day 1: Calgary - Banff On arrival into Calgary, pick up your rental car and travel west through the foothills of the Rockies to Banff. This evening (18:30) join an included wildlife viewing tour. A knowledgeable guide will provide commentary while you seek out wildlife; frequent sightings include bull elk, bighorn sheep and osprey. High Country Inn or Elk &

Grab a spot of lunch at the top (own expense) before heading back. Later this afternoon head out on wildlife discovery tour. Explore the magnificent Maligne Valley and discover striking natural beauty, abundant wildlife and a genuine geological mystery all the while keeping an eye out for bear, moose, elk, sheep, goats and wolves.

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Day 5: Jasper - Lake Louise

Day 2: Banff

Travel back down the Icefield Parkway to the village of Lake Louise. Known as the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’, Lake Louise is the most famous lake in the Canadian Rockies.

Enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour to some of the top attractions in the Canadian Rockies. Visit a grizzly bear refuge and watch the delightful antics of ‘Boo’ the bear as he romps through this important natural habitat. Other stops along the tour route include the Spiral Tunnels and Takakkaw Falls, Canada’s second highest waterfall. At Kicking Horse Mountain a gondola ride takes you to the top of the Purcell Mountains where you’ll be treated to a delicious mountain top lunch at Canada’s highest restaurant. The evening is at leisure in Banff. LAND

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Day 7: Lake Louise - Calgary Depart Lake Louise and travel back to Calgary where your Canadian Rockies tour comes to an end.

PRICES INCLUDE • 6 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 1 lunch • 7 days’ fully-inclusive compact car hire • Sightseeing as per itinerary

On day 4 travel to the summit of Whistler Mountain on the Jasper Skytram (ticket included). Take in the unprecedented views of 6 mountain ranges, glacial fed lakes, the Athabasca River (and the scenic mountain town-site of Jasper. Prices are per person based on twin share

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SIGHTSEEING

CANADIAN ROCKIES

LAKE LOUISE SIGHTSEEING LIFT

JASPER SCENIC RAFT TOUR

Departures and Duration: Daily, 25May–13Oct19, duration 15 minutes each way. Enjoy the panoramic splendour of the majestic Canadian Rockies in an open chair or gondola and thrill to the beauty of gleaming glaciers, alpine vistas, tranquil crystal lakes and really untamed wildlife. At a top elevation of 2,088m (6,850ft) you will discover why this magical place is home to so many grizzly bears as you watch over one of the best bear habitats in Banff National Park and then view wildflowers and abundant plant life where 2 eco-regions meet. And when your aerial ride ends your adventure at the award-winning Wildlife Interpretation Centre begins.

Departures and Duration: Daily, 12May-30Sep19, duration 2.5hrs This fun and easy rafting/scenic float trip travels down the Athabasca River, a designated Canadian Heritage River. A Jasper National Park licensed guide will provide commentary on the human and natural history of Jasper while navigating along the same route used by the fur traders over 2 centuries ago. Lifejackets and the specially designed oar-powered rafts offer a safe and comfortable ride through several small, easy sets of rapids and calm stretches that any first time rafter will enjoy. There is a chance of seeing various wildlife including elk, deer, moose, coyotes, wolves, bears and eagles.

Prices from £34 per adult, £17 per child (6-15).

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SIGHTSEEING TRANSFERS IN THE ROCKIES

COLUMBIA ICEFIELDS FROM BANFF

Departures and Duration: Daily, 01May-20Oct19 Our trusted partners, Brewster, offer full day sightseeing transfers between Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper. The full-length 9-hour trip takes you along one of the world’s most scenic drives; the Icefields Parkway. Highlights include Lake Louise, set against the stunning backdrop of the Victoria Glacier, Peyto Lake and the Crowfoot Glacier. A stop is also made at the Columbia Icefield – one of the largest bodies of ice outside the Arctic Circle. Here you can ride in a specially-designed ‘Ice Explorer’ onto the glacier. On the way to Jasper you will also make a stop at the Athabasca Falls, where you will have time for a photo stop. These sightseeing transfers are an ideal way to travel the Icefields Parkway, as you can sit back and take in the scenery without having to concentrate on the road ahead; and can also be done in reverse, from Jasper to Lake Louise or Banff.

Departures and Duration: Daily for 10.25 hrs, 01May-09Oct19 The Columbia Icefield is an awesome sight when first viewed from the Icefields Parkway. It is one of the largest accumulations of ice south of the Arctic Circle. The Icefield is a true ‘Continental Divide’ for its melting water feeds the streams and rivers that pour into 3 different oceans, north to the Arctic, east to the Atlantic and west to the Pacific. It reaches a depth of up to 320 metres and covers an area of 325 square kilometres. The highlight of the day is a thrilling ride in a specially constructed ‘Ice Explorer’ onto the Athabasca Glacier for a truly memorable experience. These converted coaches are equipped with oversized tyres to maximise their grip on the ice and also to minimise environmental damage. The visitors centre is also a good place to stock up on Rocky Mountain souvenirs!

Banff - Jasper: Price from £176 per adult, £91 per child (6-15yrs) each way, including the Ice Explorer. Calgary - Jasper from £188 per adult, £92 per child (6-15yrs) each way, Canmore - Jasper and Lake Louise - Jasper: Price from £176 per adult, £91 per child (6-15yrs) each way, including the Ice Explorer.

ALPINE HELICOPTER EXPERIENCES

MOUNTAIN LAKES & WATERFALLS

Departures and Duration: Daily for 12 or 30 minutes; year-round (weather permitting) Experience the grandeur of the Canadian Rockies from soaring heights by defying conventional tours and enjoying a sensational helicopter flight. 2 flight durations and routes are available, a 12-minute taster and a 30-minute premier tour. Fly over the Goat and Sundance Ranges, admiring the peaks, meadows and pristine lakes beneath you. On the longer, and highly recommended itinerary, you will fly to the ‘Matterhorn of the Rockies’, Mount Assiniboine. Rising to a majestic 3,611 metres, this glorious sight is surrounded by glaciers and icefalls which are sure to astound and capture your imagination.

Departures and Duration: Daily from Banff for 6.5 hrs, 01May-19Oct19 Discover the beauty of Banff and Yoho National Parks and other landmarks. Enjoy hiking or simply appreciate spectacular mountain scenery. Your first stop is at Johnston Canyon where you have sufficient time to take a short nature walk to the lower falls. Continue to Moraine Lake and Lake Louise, often known as the “Jewel of the Rockies”. Cross the Great Divide, enter Yoho National Park and visit Takkakaw Falls, Kicking Horse Pass, Emerald Lake and the Natural Rock Bridge that spans across the Kicking Horse River. Lunch is included.

12-minute flight price from £99 per adult, £49 per child (6-12yrs); 30-minute flight price from £229 per adult, £115 per child (6-12yrs). Prices are based on a minimum of 2 passengers.

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Price from £176 per adult, £91 per child (6-12yrs), including the Athabasca Glacier Ice Explorer.

Note: (4-hr option available from Lake Louise, please ask for details)

Prices from £111 per adult, £55 per child (6-15yrs).


BANFF H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

BANFF ASPEN LODGE 3+H

RUNDLESTONE LODGE, BANFF 3+H

The Banff Aspen Lodge is in a prime location in the heart of Banff, just 2 blocks from downtown; close to shopping, galleries and many fine restaurants and an easy drive to the myriad area attractions. There are a variety of room configurations on offer to suit all types of traveller; some of which feature balconies or patios with spectacular views. The lodge also boasts a café, 2 outdoor hot tubs with an outdoor fireplace, a steam room and sauna and heated underground parking.

This attractive Banff lodge-style hotel is an ideal place for your mountain getaway. Friendly staff and a large, Rundle stone open fireplace in the lobby provide that warm welcome you deserve. Conveniently located on Banff Avenue a short stroll from downtown Banff and right next to the ski shuttle bus stop, the Rundlestone Lodge offers a host of amenities including; fitness centre, hot tub, indoor heated swimming pool, ski lockers and Bumper’s Beef House restaurant and lounge – a Banff tradition for more than 40 years featuring Alberta Beef, Prime Rib, signature salad bar and other delectable favourites. With yet another ‘Housekeeping Award’ won for 2015, rest assured your stay will be one to remember. With the vast array of activities in the Banff National Park and surrounding area awaiting, Rundlestone Lodge looks forward to hosting you!

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• complimentary full breakfast • cafe • 2 outdoor whirlpools • steam room • sauna • outdoor fireplace • parking • ski & bike storage ROOM FACILITIES ••• 89 guestrooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • balcony/patio is select room types SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Early Bird: Book by 30Nov18 & receive 10% discount off

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant & bar • swimming pool • whirlpool • fitness centre • free ski lockers • free bike rental • next to ski & local bus stops • parking

accommodation, valid 01Nov18-30Apr19. Minimum 7 nights stay.

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 96 guestrooms & suites • air-con/heating • wi-fi Internet • 42” flat-screen TV • coffee maker • fridge

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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£49 £59

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BUFFALO MOUNTAIN LODGE 4H

FOX HOTEL & SUITES, BANFF 4H

Buffalo Mountain Lodge is a peaceful mountain retreat nestled among acres of quiet trees in the heart of Banff National Park, yet just a few minutes from the shopping, nightlife and restaurants in downtown Banff. The lodge is situated on Tunnel Mountain – formerly known as “Sleeping Buffalo” due to its resemblance of a sleeping version of its namesake. Carefully decorated to reflect the mountain lifestyle, each of the 108 guestrooms have wood-burning fireplaces and many feature patios or balconies from where guests can observe the deer and elk that are frequently in the grounds.

This wonderful property offers a unique accommodation style in central Banff. In its design, waterfalls and mountain springs are brought to life, capturing the historical and natural elements of Banff National Park. The creative layout of the property offers a quiet respite after an adventurous day, with dining and nightlife only minutes away and there’s a free bus to the centre.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • cafe • lounge • whirlpool • sauna • fitness centre

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• complimentary continental breakfast • grill & bar • fitness centre • whirlpool • complimentary Roam pass • free parking • bike rental ROOM FACILITIES ••• 116 guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • fan • bath amenities • room service • kitchenette (suites only)

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 108 guestrooms • LCD TV • blu-ray players • radio • coffee maker • wood burning fireplace • balcony or patio in most rooms SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Early Bird: Book by 30Nov18 & receive 10% discount off accommodation, valid 01Jan19-30Apr19.

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Lodge room from Buffalo room from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£89 £112

Hotel room from Superior 1 bedroom suite from

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£60 £77

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BANFF

DELTA BANFF ROYAL CANADIAN LODGE 4H

BANFF CARIBOU LODGE & SPA 3+H

Surrounded by beautiful mountain peaks, this intimate hotel is just 4 blocks from the centre of downtown Banff. Experience a warm and restful stay amid the grand surroundings and traditions of a great mountain lodge. Relax and enjoy a drink or meal in the Evergreen Restaurant and Lounge or indulge yourself with a sumptuous treatment in the exclusive Grotto Spa.

A popular mountain-style lodge set on Banff Avenue, close to the bars, shops and restaurants. Along with the Red Earth Spa, this striking property has an impressive fireplace within the lobby for you to relax in front of after a day taking in the sights of the area. All rooms are tastefully decorated with country maple furniture and some offer marvellous views of the Rockies.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lounge • fitness centre • indoor pool • hot tub • parking (charge)

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant & bar • fitness centre • spa • steam room • large whirlpool • free parking • bike rental • complimentary ROAM bus pass

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 99 guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • bath amenities

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 184 cozy mountain-style guestrooms • flat-screen TV • minifridge • fan • wi-fi Internet • tea & coffee

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from Premier room with fireplace from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£82 £94

£38 £46

RIMROCK RESORT HOTEL, BANFF 5H

FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS 5H

The Rimrock Resort Hotel towers high above the town of Banff on the slopes of Sulphur Mountain and boasts gorgeous views of the Rockies and Bow Valley. The famous Hot Springs is next to the hotel and the Banff Gondola is close by. Banff town centre is a 10-minute drive or use the ROAM bus, free to guests. Golfing, skiing, hiking and biking are all in close proximity and a sumptuous pool and spa will ensure a relaxing stay.

This iconic baronial-style resort is a National Historical Site of Canada and displays all the opulence of a bygone era befitting its more than 125 years of operation in one of the most breathtaking locations, and yet is just one mile from Banff town centre. Dining options are second to none with everything from the modest to the highest of haute cuisine. Golfers will enjoy a challenge on the championship course while the Willow Stream Spa features a mineral pool, fitness classes, yoga and personal trainers — all in the heart of Canada’s first national park.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • 2 lounges • cafe • indoor swimming pool • 24hr fitness centre • whirlpool • steam room • sauna • spa • boutique shops • ski storage • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 343 guestrooms & suites • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • bath amenities • room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

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HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 6 restaurants • 2 lounges • pub • wine bar • market • indoor & outdoor pools • fitness centre • spa • 27 holes of golf (seasonal) • tennis courts (seasonal) • boutiques ROOM FACILITIES ••• 764 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • tea & coffee • room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£78 £96

Fairmont room from £71 Fairmont mountain view room from £84


Baker Creek is an intimate casual mountain resort consisting of cozy log cabins, lodge suites, the Baker creek Bistro and the Heritage Retreat Centre. Located between Banff and Lake Louise, it is the ideal place to stay to explore some of Canada’s most famous scenery. The enchanting accommodations range from OneBedroom Lofts to Deluxe Loft Suites, all packed with charm and a wood burning fireplace – ideal for those snug nights in. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• bistro/lounge • fire pits • BBQ rental • bike rental • fishing equipment rental ROOM FACILITIES ••• 35 guestrooms & cabins • wi-fi Internet • full kitchen or kitchenette • stone gas or wood burning fireplace • outdoor decking area

H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

L A K E L O U I S E & B E YO N D BAKER CREEK MOUNTAIN RESORT, LAKE LOUISE 3+H

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

One Bedroom Cabin from

£113

EMERALD LAKE LODGE, YOHO NATIONAL PARK 4H This historic, hand-hewn timber lodge has a stunning rural location, amongst pine trees overlooking the shores of Emerald Lake. Since its construction in the early 20th Century, the Canadian government has permitted no further development in the area. The historic main lodge houses a formal dining room, games and reading rooms, and a quiet lounge with an oak bar salvaged from an 1890s Yukon saloon. Accommodation is in chalet-style buildings dotted throughout the grounds, and to preserve the tranquillity there’s no TV in the rooms and vehicles are not permitted within the boundaries of the resort. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants (1 in summer only) • lounge • seasonal snack shop • wi-fi Internet • reading room • games room • fitness centre • outdoor hot tub • sauna • canoeing ROOM FACILITIES ••• 85 cabin-style rooms • coffee maker • wood burning fireplace • balcony SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Early Bird: Book by 30Nov18 and receive 20% discount on accommodation. Valid 01Jan-30Apr19.

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Lodge room from £112 Lake room from £143

FAIRMONT CHATEAU LAKE LOUISE 5H Set on the shores of Lake Louise, this iconic hotel occupies an awe-inspiring location within Banff National Park, in an area recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Activities available locally include hiking, mountain biking, horse riding and canoeing. Dining opportunities are plentiful and, if your budget allows, it’s well worth paying extra for the lake view rooms! HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 5 restaurants • lounge • 24hr deli • fitness centre • indoor pool • whirlpool • steam room • spa • winter & summer activity programmes on & around the lake ROOM FACILITIES ••• 552 guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • tea & coffee • room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Fairmont room from £188 Fairmont mountain view room from £223

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L A K E L O U I S E & B E YO N D

ALPINE MEADOWS RESORT, CLEARWATER 3+H Situated alongside Hallamore Lake, only 25 minutes east of Clearwater BC, Alpine Meadows resort is the perfect base for an upscale outdoor-inspired holiday in British Columbia’s wilderness. The endless array of recreational activities in the Clearwater area, include horseback riding, bear viewing, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, fishing and river rafting. Its stylish, contemporary log-style chalets and suites combine luxury with all the amenities of home, while its secluded location and peaceful ambiance create the perfect place to escape the everyday hustle and kick back and relax. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant/bar • large whirlpool • coin-operated laundry • kid’s play area • activity centre • wi-fi Internet • free parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 29 log cabins & suites • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • minifridge • microwave • stove/oven • coffee maker • expansive balcony area

CATHEDRAL MOUNTAIN LODGE, YOHO NATIONAL PARK 4H Find divine seclusion in a superb Rocky Mountain hideaway just 15 minutes west of Lake Louise. In Yoho National Park, close to the Spiral Tunnels, Takakkaw Falls and Emerald Lake, the area is abundant in spectacular sights, activities and geological history. Cathedral Mountain Lodge is a haven for those seeking both the great outdoors and luxurious comfort. The individual log cabins with fireplaces and deep soaker tubs, the inspired dining showcasing fresh local ingredients and fine wines, and the attentive service replenishes and revives. With complimentary canoeing on nearby Moraine Lake, it is close to heaven! Children must be 8 years old or over. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea & cookies • restaurant/bar • complimentary canoeing (weather permitting) • concierge • free parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 31 individual, luxuriously appointed log cabins • custom-made log bed • wi-fi Internet • fireplace • walkout porch with deck chairs • bath amenities

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

One Bedroom Log Suite from One Bedroom Alpine Chalet from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£79 £87

Deluxe Twin Cabin from £139 Premier Cabin from £165

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MORAINE LAKE LODGE 4H

SUN PEAKS GRAND HOTEL 4H

Many visit Moraine Lake but only a few can stay. Moraine Lake Lodge is privileged to be the only accommodation on the iconic lake known as ‘the Jewel of the Rockies’, just 15 minutes from Lake Louise. Surrounded by a stunning natural setting, guests have the opportunity to go canoeing on the lake’s iridescent turquoise waters, book a guided hike or enjoy the complimentary entertaining evening interpretive presentations. Superb dining features local fresh products and fine wines, topped off with attentive service. The lodge, cabins and rooms provide breathtaking vistas of the snow-capped mountains and glacier-fed lake. There are no TVs or phones in the rooms and children must be over 8 years old.

With spectacular views on all sides, the European-style village of Sun Peaks, located in the Thompson Okanagan region of British Columbia, is just 45 minutes from Kamloops and a 4 to 5-hour drive from Jasper, making it an ideal place to break the journey between the Rockies and Vancouver. The elegant Sun Peaks Resort sits in the heart of the village at the base of 1 of Sun Peaks’ 3 mountains enjoying fantastic views and close proximity to everything in the village. Ideal for family holidays as well as a couples’ retreat, it offers a variety of facilities.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• complimentary buffet breakfast & afternoon tea • restaurant • café • lakeside setting • library • complimentary canoes & guided hikes (seasonal) • free parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• 33 guestrooms & cabins • wi-fi Internet • most with a fireplace • balcony • lake view

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HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • pub • lounge • spa treatments • outdoor swimming pool • 3 outdoor whirlpools • sauna • fitness centre • ski valet & bike storage • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 220 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • pillow-top mattress SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Early Bird: Book by 15Nov18 and receive 20% discount on Deluxe Balcony, Deluxe Mountain View & Deluxe Standard rooms types. Valid 24Feb19-30Apr19. Minimum 5 night stay.

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Lodge room from £173 Deluxe cabin from £255

Deluxe standard room from Deluxe mountain view room from

£56 £58


JA S P E R H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

MARMOT LODGE 3H

CRIMSON JASPER 3+H

Nestled in a picturesque landscape of tall trees, on the eastern edge of the Jasper Townsite, the Marmot Lodge offers fantastic value in a scenic location. During the summer months wildlife can often be seen by guests from their rooms. To complete your stay, try real Alberta beef in the romantic setting of the Lodge’s Embers Steakhouse. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lounge • indoor heated pool • indoor & outdoor whirlpools • sauna • coin-operated laundry • complimentary parking

Set in a prime location in the centre of Jasper, lies The Crimson Jasper — the town’s newest hotel. Within easy reach of the downtown shops and restaurants, the hotel offers a comfortable and relaxing vantage point to enjoy the splendour of Jasper. The 99 room hotel features a wide variety of rooms including spacious guestrooms, well-appointed studios and suites with full kitchen facilities. The hotel also features an indoor pool, peak fitness room, the new Authentic Burger at the Crimson along with a private dining room and banquet facilities.

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 107 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • bath amenities

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant (open for breakfast & dinner) • bar • indoor swimming pool • whirlpool • fitness centre • seasonal ski shuttle (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 99 spacious guestrooms • wi-fi Internet • air-con • mini-fridge • microwave • Keurig coffee maker • bath amenities

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from Deluxe room from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£25 £42

Standard room from

£28

SAWRIDGE INN AND CONFERENCE CENTRE 4H

FAIRMONT JASPER PARK LODGE 4+H

Sawridge Inn Jasper is only 1.5 km from downtown Jasper and is the ideal base to explore Jasper National Park. The inn offers spacious guestrooms and suites, eclectic dining and a wide variety of exciting adventure and relaxation holiday packages. After a day of mountain adventures, unwind in the indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi or Eucalyptus steam room, or pamper yourself with a soothing treatment at the on-site Mountain Wellness Day Spa. Complimentary wi-fi Internet, computer access and on-site bike rentals are just a few of the wonderful services available to make your stay more enjoyable.

The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a luxury, alpine-style village resort of cedar chalets and authentic log cabins, set in wooded surrounds that are often home to wildlife including elk and deer. Just 4 miles from Jasper, this historic property has long been ‘the place to stay’ in Jasper; more an experience than a resort, a fullservice hotel but also a wilderness retreat.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • sports bar • lounge • indoor swimming pool • whirlpool • steam room • fitness centre • spa • complimentary parking • seasonal bike rental • seasonal fire pit

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 442 superbly appointed guestrooms & luxury cabins • mini fridge • flat-screen TV • coffee maker • ceiling fan • some rooms offer a fireplace or wood burning stove

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 152 guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker

SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Early Bird: Book by 30Nov18 & receive 20% discount on

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Standard room from Deluxe room from

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 4 restaurants • terrace cafe • coffee shop • fitness centre • outdoor heated swimming pool • spa • golf course • games room • kids room • parking & valet parking (charge)

accommodation. Valid 01Nov18-20Dec18 & 03Jan19-30Apr19.

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£56 £70

Fairmont room from Deluxe room from

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£69 £94

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Calgary & Drumheller

Calgary is a friendly and welcoming city, located where Alberta’s prairies meet the Rockies. It is a city that offers a dynamic arts and cultural scene, upscale shopping, and fine cuisine prepared by some of Canada’s up and coming chefs. A previous host of the Winter Olympics, Calgary is most famous for the annual Calgary Stampede, which showcases all the thrills and spills of the rodeo.

4 day Calgary Stampede Extravaganza 2019 Departures: Jul 5 - 14

Day 1: Arrive Calgary On arrival into Calgary, make your own way to your chosen hotel, the remainder of your day is free to explore Calgary. Your vouchers and tickets will be ready for collection at the ticket booth at the Stampede Park.

Days 2 & 3: Calgary Stampede Welcome to the Calgary Stampede. Over the following 2 days we welcome you to the event most appropriately named ‘The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth’. On the afternoon of day 2, the best of the best saddle-up for a 3-hour ground-shaking showcase of world-class rodeo action. There are Saddle Bronco and Bareback riding events followed by the most dangerous event of all — Bull Riding. On the evening of day 3, 9 heart-stopping chuckwagon races explode in an all-out dash for the finish line. Chuckwagon racing is an amazing contest of nerves and horsepower — a challenge that ignites thousands of fans. Following the Rangeland Derby is the outdoor stage spectacular the Grandstand Show. For 2 hours, you will be dazzled by the lavishly produced and choreographed nonstop musical variety grandstand show.

Day 4: Depart Calgary Enjoy a final day in Stampede City before you leave for the airport. Note: If you are limited on time enquire about individual rodeo and evening tickets.

PRICES INCLUDE • 3 nights’ accommodation at your chosen hotel • 2 day Thrill Package including 1 afternoon rodeo ticket (Level 1) including gate admission, 1 evening ticket to the Chuckwagon Races & Grandstand Show (Level 5) including gate admission, 2 skyrides over Stampede Park, and a cowboy hat and tote bag

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C A LG A R Y & D R U M H E L L E R H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

CANALTA JURASSIC INN, DRUMHELLER 2+H

DELTA HOTEL CALGARY DOWNTOWN 4H

Located 170km North of Calgary, in the sweeping beauty of the Canadian Badlands, Jurassic Inn affords all the comfort and homely hospitality you could expect. The town of Drumheller is famous for its ancient landscape and dinosaur connections – the nearby Royal Tyrrell Museum houses Canada’s largest collection of dinosaur fossils.

The Delta Hotel Calgary Downtown is located at the entrance of downtown offering the convenience of being directly connected to the core via the +15 Skywalk system. The hotel is steps away from the prominent RiverWalk, trendy East Village, and diverse dining and shopping options along with Light Rail Transit convenience to access the best of Calgary’s attractions. We invite you to experience our distinctive hospitality.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• complimentary breakfast • hot tub • steam room • laundry service • parking ROOM FACILITIES ••• fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • Keurig coffee maker • kitchenette

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• bistro restaurant • lounge • coffee shop • indoor pool • whirlpool • sauna • outdoor sundeck • 24hr fitness centre • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 394 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • Simple Eats for pick up or room delivery

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£75

Standard guest room from

£70

HOTEL ARTS 4H

FAIRMONT PALLISER 4+H

Hotel Arts is a fashion-forward and innovative hotel in the heart of Calgary. Its convenient location means it’s simply steps away from shopping and inner-city attractions. The boutique luxury guestrooms and suites are complete with stylish décor, modern comfort and boast spectacular city or pool views. Guests will thoroughly enjoy the dining choices; Raw Bar fuses Vietnamese flavours with contemporary culinary techniques, Yellow Door bistro features bistro-style cuisine with contemporary and seasonal twists, and Oxbow blends traditional cuisine with an imaginative take on comfort food. Hotel Arts also has an impressive Italian Bisazza glass-tile pool, surrounded by a licensed patio adorned with original art and décor that evokes an air of South Beach – it’s the ideal place to take a refreshing dip, enjoy poolside yoga or sip on a delicious cocktail.

This stately, historic hotel is located in downtown Calgary, just minutes away from the city’s most dynamic shopping, dining and nightlife options. This landmark hotel is defining the iconic Calgary experience by offering comfortable accommodation paired with the excellent standards of service that have become synonymous with the Fairmont name. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lounge • indoor swimming pool • fitness centre • whirlpool • steam room • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 407 guestrooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • 24hr room service

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants • poolside cafe • 24hr fitness centre • hot yoga & poolside yoga • outdoor swimming pool • complimentary bike hire ROOM FACILITIES ••• boutique luxury guestrooms & suites • flat-screen TV • Keurig coffee maker • air-con • pillow-top mattress • rain shower • bath amenities • blackout blinds

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Luxury Room from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£87

Fairmont Room from Junior Suite from

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£116 £161

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Eastern Canada

Arctic Ocean

Eastern Canada at a glance Eastern Canada enthrals every visitor that ventures to explore her. It is here that you’ll find Ottawa - Canada’s capital - Montréal and Toronto, 2 of Canada’s most cosmopolitan cities and Niagara Falls,Pacific probably the country’s Ocean most famous attraction. There are also secrets waiting to be discovered. Delve into the rugged coast of Newfoundland or the quaint villages of Québec and find them for yourself.

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Atlantic Ocean

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Tadoussac Charlottetown La Malbaie Chicoutimi St John St Alexis des Monts Halifax Fredericton Mont Tremblant Nova Scotia Québec City Montréal Ottawa Huntsville Toronto

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Niagara Falls

Spring is short with temperatures warming up in April with a mix of cool and very warm temperatures until June when summer time begins. TIME DIFFERENCE: GMT -5 hours. FLIGHT INFORMATION: Direct flights operate to all key cities with Air Canada and British Airways. FLYING TIME FROM UK: Approx 7-8 hours to Toronto, Ottawa, Halifax and Montréal. Approx 9 hours and 30 mins to Québec.

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BEST TIME TO VISIT: Eastern Canada covers a vast region stretching from the Great Lakes through to the Arctic Circle and bordering the Atlantic, temperatures vary dramatically. Toronto, Montréal, Québec and Ottawa have hot summers starting around May/June through to mid September, autumn brings an amazing display of colours and is one of the best times to visit starting mid September though to October. Winter can be harsh with snow beginning to fall in November and temperatures dipping below freezing for long periods until as late as April.

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If you’re visiting Niagara Falls (and we strongly suggest you do), make sure you take a trip on the famous Hornblower’s Voyage To The Falls (seasonal).

The Toronto International Film Festival is one of the largest events of its kind – and one of the most highly regarded (September, annually). With parades, parties and even snow baths, the Québec Winter Carnival is outstanding fun for locals and visitors alike.

GREAT JOURNEY Taking a self-drive along Cape Breton will leave you in no doubt as to the majesty of Eastern Canada. WHERE TO GO FOR ADVENTURE For winter sports, Tremblant has some of the very best Canada has to offer and it is easily accessed from Québec City. BEST BEACHES

BEST FOR KIDS Head to Parc Aventures Cap Jaseux near Québec City and enjoy watersports, tree-top walks and more. FINE CUISINE Inspired by its French heritage, Montréal has some of the finest restaurants in North America.

You’re not necessarily going to spend the day catching rays but the Newfoundland coast has some stunning bays that can be exclusively yours.

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WATER PARADISE

Eastern Canada has a rich Scottish heritage, especially in Nova Scotia. Visit Pictou – “the birthplace of New Scotland” – and talk to the people that call this wonderful area home.

Canoeing in Algonquin Provincial Park is a great way to appreciate the beauty and stillness of your surroundings and the chance to see moose, beaver and bear.

Splash out – and chill out – in the Ice Hotel near Québec City. LIVE LIKE A LOCAL

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Toronto & Niagara Falls

Toronto is a vibrant and colourful city. You could visit one of the countless theatres, take in the views from the sky-high CN Tower, or take a ferry across to the Toronto Islands for a picnic in the park. Whichever you choose there is one thing you must do – take the short journey to magnificent Niagara Falls. Marvel at the thundering white water as you take a cruise on the Voyage To The Falls or take a tour behind the curtain of water. Head to pretty Niagara-on-the-Lake for something a little bit special, and don’t miss a visit to one of the local wineries.

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Art Gallery of Ontario

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TORONTO HOP-ON-HOP-OFF CITY TOUR

CN TOWER ADMISSION & CN TOWER EDGEWALK

Departures and Duration: Daily; Tickets valid for 2 days Build your own Toronto experience with the freedom of a hop-on-hop-off city tour aboard a double-decker bus or trolley. Knowledgeable guides will take you through the city with stops at or near all major hotels in the downtown area. Ticket also includes a free boat tour (available seasonally) of Toronto Harbour and Islands.

Departures and Duration: Daily (except 25 Dec). Edgewalk duration 1.5 hrs Take in the panoramic views 1from LookOut 2 Observation Level at the top 3of Toronto’s most iconic building. CN Tower Edgewalk* is the ‘World’s Highest External Walk on a Building’, a full circle hands-free walk on a 5ft wide ledge encircling the top of the CN Tower’s main pod. It’s definitely not for the faint-hearted!

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* All hours & operating schedules are subject to change without notice due to weather conditions or venue capacity. Age & weight restrictions apply.

Prices from £26 per adult, £15 per child (2-12yrs).

Prices from £35 per adult, £26 per child (2-12yrs), Edgewalk from £229 per adult..

NIAGARA FALLS HELICOPTER FLIGHT

VOYAGE TO THE FALLS

Departures: Daily for 9 minutes (except 25Dec) This tour is an exciting combination of magnificent scenery and the thrill of a helicopter ride. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Niagara River, Whirlpool Rapids, Rainbow Bridge, Niagara Falls, the American Falls and the spectacular Horseshoe Falls.

Departures: Daily for 15 minutes 01Apr31Oct19 (weather permitting) Put on your rain jacket and experience the spectacular power of Niagara Falls with 360-degree unobstructed views of the waterfalls. Also available as part of the Niagara Falls Adventure pass which gives you express access to the attractions. Departs from the Hornblower Niagara Cruises Plaza

Prices from £90 per adult, £62 per child (2-12yrs)

Price from £20 per adult, £13 per child (6-12yrs).

NIAGARA FALLS EXCURSION

NIAGARA FALLS & NIAGARA-ONTHE-LAKE

Departures and Duration: Daily from Toronto (except 25&26Dec, 01Jan), duration 8 hrs This full-day tour offers plenty of time at the Falls to take pictures and to enjoy an included boat ride on Hornblower Cruise’s Voyage To The Falls*, for a spectacular view of Horseshoe Falls. A panoramic lunch at Sheraton on the Falls is also included and a trip along the beautiful Niagara Parkway, which winds its way along the Niagara Gorge passing through the historic town Niagara-on-the-Lake, voted ‘Canada’s Prettiest Town’.

Departures: Daily from Niagara Falls for 5 hrs (except 25, 26Dec & 01Jan) This fully-narrated trip takes in many of the highlights of the pretty Niagara region. Visit the Floral Clock and see the Whirlpool Rapids as you drive along the scenic Niagara Parkway. Enjoy some free time in picturesque Niagara-on-the-Lake, before heading back to Niagara Falls for lunch and a boat ride on the Voyage To The Falls*, giving close-up views from the base of the thundering Horseshoe Falls. * Voyage To The Falls operates May to Oct (weather permitting). At all other times it will be substituted by the Journey Behind the Falls.

* Voyage To The Falls operates May to October (weather permitting). At all other times it will be substituted by the Journey Behind the Falls.

Price from £95 per adult, £77 per child (2-12yrs).

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Price from £73 per adult, £43 per child (3-11yrs).


TO R O N TO & N I A G A R A FA L L S

5 day Essential Toronto & Niagara Falls

Arrive at Toronto Airport and take a shuttle transfer to your chosen hotel for a 3-night stay. The remainder of the day is free. Standard: Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown; Superior:

Chelsea Hotel (3 nights)

2019 Departures: Daily, Apr - Dec

Day 2: Toronto Sightseeing See the city sights as you enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Toronto, the rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 3: Toronto Day 3 is free for further exploration of this most cosmopolitan city nestling on the shore of Lake Ontario — perhaps test your head for heights with the CN Tower EdgeWalk (own expense).

Day 4: Toronto - Niagara Falls Transfer by coach to Niagara Falls and see the Falls close up on your included trip on Hornblower’s Voyage to the Falls as it takes you as close as can be to the foot of the thundering waterfall. (Winter departures, normally 01-28 Apr & 29Oct26Dec, take the Journey Behind the Falls experience instead). The rest of the day is free. Standard: Radisson Hotel &

Suites Fallsview or Hilton Hotel & Suites (City View Room); Superior: Hilton Hotel & Suites Fallsview (City View Room) or Doubletree Fallsview Resort & Spa By Hilton (Superior Riverview Room) Day 5: Niagara Falls - Departure

I N D E P E N D E N T TO U R I N G, H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

Day 1: Arrive Toronto

Spend the morning in Niagara Falls then transfer back to Toronto Airport for your onward flight.

PRICES INCLUDE • 4 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Scheduled airport transfers • Toronto city tour and Niagara Falls excursion

Prices are per person based on twin share

Standard from  Superior from 

£359 £429

Single supplements available upon request

SHERATON ON THE FALLS 4H

MARRIOTT NIAGARA FALLSVIEW HOTEL & SPA 4H

This 23-storey hotel is set in the heart of the Clifton Hill tourist district, adjacent to the Casino Niagara complex and linked to a number of restaurants and an indoor waterpark via its own internal walkway. The Sheraton stands directly across from the Falls and close to the Rainbow Bridge which gives access to the US side of Niagara. This excellent hotel is perfectly positioned to enjoy all the area’s main attractions and features magnificent views of Niagara Falls from its Fallsview Restaurant and from its luxurious spa.

The Marriott Niagara Fallsview Hotel & Spa enjoys the enviable distinction of being the closest hotel to Niagara Falls, overlooking the majestic waterfalls and only minutes away from the attractions and casinos. Each of the hotel’s spacious guestrooms offer stunning views of one of the wonders of the natural world. Located within the hotel is Morton’s Grille Niagara Falls Restaurant, serving fresh seafood, hand crafted burgers and aged steaks complemented by Niagara’s best drink menu.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • cafe • Starbucks coffee • ice cream shop • 2 bars • indoor pool • outdoor pool with sundeck & rooftop pool bar • fitness centre • spa • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 669 guestrooms • mini-fridge • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Traditional room from Superior fallsview room from

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • lobby lounge • cafe • Starbucks coffee • wi-fi Internet • indoor swimming pool • fitness centre • 2 whirlpools • sauna • steam room • spa ROOM FACILITIES ••• 432 guestrooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • sofa bed • bath amenities

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£46 £66

Fallsview room from

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£76

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H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

TO R O N TO

HOTEL VICTORIA 3H

DELTA HOTEL TORONTO 4H

Find your relaxing home away from home amidst the excitement of Toronto’s financial, historic and theatre districts. The Hotel Victoria delivers an ideal blend of traditional splendour and contemporary comfort. In each of the guestrooms, you’ll find plush beds with pillow top mattresses, fine linens, and duvets. Design elements include gleaming laminate floors and custom-designed furniture. Enjoy a delicious breakfast or lunch in the award-winning Over Easy restaurant or just unwind in front of your 32-inch LCD TV after a busy day exploring.

Set in a sleek 46 floor high-rise tower, Delta Hotel Toronto offers views over the tranquil Lake Ontario and the Toronto skyline and is located between the Rogers Centre and the Air Canada Centre. Connected to both the financial and entertainment districts, everything you want to see and do during your visit is only a few steps away — attractions such as the CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium and the Harbourfront Centre are mere blocks away and easily accessed by the underground PATH system. Guests can make use of the hotel’s many facilities including an indoor pool and whirlpool which offer views over Union Station and the towers of the financial district. Alongside SOCO Kitchen + Bar, Delta Toronto also boasts SOCO TO GO, a sandwich and coffee bar as well as Char No.5, Canada’s premium Whisky Bar.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant (open for breakfast & lunch) • fitness centre • laundry (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 56 guestrooms • 32” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • pillow-top mattresses

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • rooftop bar with fire pits & live DJ’s on select evenings • exclusive Club Lounge located on the 46th floor with panoramic views of Toronto (exclusive to Club Level guests) • sandwich & coffee bar • indoor swimming pool • 24hr fitness centre • steam room • whirlpool ROOM FACILITIES ••• 567 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • iPod radio • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£79

SHERATON CENTRE HOTEL 4H

WESTIN HARBOUR CASTLE 4H

Standing in the heart of downtown Toronto, the Sheraton lies close to the CN Tower and Yonge Street, and has all the shopping, dining and excellent theatres and museums of the city on its doorstep. The hotel is also connected to PATH — the 16-mile underground network of shopping arcades and walkways that links Toronto’s subway stations, arenas and key points of interest. Check out the sweeping skyline views from the hotel’s luxurious guestrooms, and when you’re ready to take it easy, take a dip in the indoor/outdoor pool or head for a cocktail at the stylish lobby bar.

The Westin Harbour Castle is a modern, luxurious hotel located on the shore of Lake Ontario. The hotel lies within easy reach of all major attractions, including the CN Tower, Air Canada Centre, Rogers Centre, and a range of entertainment options at Harbourfront Centre. The Westin’s rooms offer spectacular views of either the lake or the city’s skyline, and also offers facilities for relaxation away from the city buzz with an indoor health club complete with pool, fitness centre, whirlpool and sundeck.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurant • café • deli • Club Lounge offering daily breakfast for 2, all-day snacks & beverages, evening d’oeuvres & Starbucks coffee (available exclusively to Club room types) • heated indoor/outdoor pool • whirlpool • 24hr fitness centre • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,372 guestrooms • 55” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • room service

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Guest Room from £129

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants (one open exclusively for breakfast) • private dining experience restaurant for groups of 10+ • bar/lounge • coffee shop • fitness centre • indoor heated pool • whirlpool • tennis (seasonal) • squash • yoga classes • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 977 guestrooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • coffee maker • 24hr room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from £85 Club room from £226

Standard room from £84 Lake view room from £154


TO R O N TO H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

NOVOTEL TORONTO CENTRE 3H Superbly located in downtown Toronto, the Novotel is situated within walking distance of many Toronto attractions. The hotel lies just around the corner from Yonge Street with a wide choice of restaurants and bars right outside the hotel on the Esplanade. Shops, galleries, museums and theatres are all easily accessible as is the harbour front, just a short walk away. The Novotel’s modern rooms are both spacious and comfortably furnished, making them a good option for families with children, whilst The Stage Door Lounge is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail and a light bite after a busy day exploring. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• all-day café • lounge • indoor swimming pool • fitness centre • whirlpool • sauna • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 262 spacious rooms • flat-screen TV • radio • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from £80 Deluxe room from £152

FAIRMONT ROYAL YORK 5H

THE RITZ-CARLTON, TORONTO 5H

Toronto’s landmark hotel, Fairmont Royal York has everything you need for a memorable stay. Right in the heart of it all, steps away from the best nightlife, dining, shopping and other attractions, the hotel is connected by the underground walkway to almost 1,200 shops and attractions. Head to the wood-panelled club-style surroundings of the Library Bar, grab a comfy leather sofa and relax over cocktails or a Martini, then check out one of the Fairmont’s restaurants for dinner.

Set in the heart of downtown Toronto The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto boasts all the usual hallmarks of understated luxury. Indulge in top-class dining, savour sophisticated cocktails or take it easy in the sumptuous Spa My Blend by Clarins — a real retreat from the city bustle with an indoor pool, hot tub, state-of-the-art gym and menu of treatments. Directly linked to the PATH underground walkway system that connects hundreds of Toronto’s shops and restaurants, the hotel also offers easy access to the CN Tower and the fashionable shopping district of Queen Street West. Luxuriously furnished to the levels you’d expect, the spacious rooms all enjoy floor-to-ceiling windows that look out over the magnificent city, the CN Tower or the lake.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 5 restaurants • 4 lounges • indoor lap pool • health club • spa • sauna • steam rooms • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 1,365 rooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • media hub • wi-fi Internet • air-con • Keurig coffee maker • bathrobes • 24hr room service

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • cheese cave • bar • terrace lounge • indoor pool • whirlpool • 24hr fitness centre • spa • complimentary house car service ROOM FACILITIES ••• 263 rooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • sound system • wi-fi Internet • tea & coffee • floor-to-ceiling windows

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Fairmont room from £123 Fairmont luxury room from £139

Deluxe room from £162 Deluxe lake view room from £308

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Ottawa, Montréal & Québec

Explore Ottawa, Canada’s charming capital city with its excellent restaurants, museums and galleries. Québec City, the only walled city in North America, enjoys a spectacular location above the St. Lawrence River and retains a European feel. Montréal exudes excitement and joie de vivre, blending the old with the new. Venture away from the main cities and you’ll find a vast expanse of unspoiled wilderness and charming rural towns and villages.

DELTA OTTAWA CITY CENTRE 4H

FAIRMONT CHATEAU LAURIER 4+H

Sleek and modern, this exceptional hotel in the heart of downtown Ottawa offers an ideal venue from which to visit Ottawa’s many attractions. Renovated rooms feature sanctuary beds and the latest of Delta’s standard of comfort and efficiency; “Simple made Perfect”.

The Fairmont Chateau Laurier is located in the heart of Canada’s capital city, next door to the Parliament Buildings. The hotel is one of Ottawa’s landmark buildings; a magnificent limestone edifice with turrets and masonry reminiscent of a French chateau. Guests can pamper themselves in the health club or dine on award-winning regional Canadian cuisine with un-paralleled views of Parliament Hill.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • oversized saltwater pool (indoor) • fitness centre • sauna • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 410 well-appointed guestrooms • 42” flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • CD player • iPod dock • coffee maker

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants (one open seasonally) • lounge • fitness centre • indoor swimming pool • health club • spa treatments, health assessments & personal training available (charge) • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 426 recently renovated guestrooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • radio • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • room service SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Early Bird: Book by 01Nov18 and receive 10% discount on accommodation. Valid 01Nov18-30Apr19.

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard guest room from Deluxe room from

240

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£76 £85

Fairmont Room from £141 Fairmont view room from £142


Q U É B E C & OT TAWA

2019 Departures: Daily, Apr - Oct

Upon arrival in Montréal, transfer independently to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to start exploring this vibrant city.

Day 2: Montréal Discover Montréal on an included city tour with stops made at the Notre Dame Basilica, historic Old Montréal and the observation point atop of Mont Royal.

Days 3 & 4: Quebéc City Collect your hire car and travel to delightful Quebéc City. Upon arrival it is best to explore on foot and an optional foodthemed walking tour is an excellent way to get a true taste of the city and surrounding region. Alternatively, enjoy a thrilling helicopter trip for incredible aerial views of this UNESCO World Heritage city (own expense).

Days 5 & 6: Hôtel Sacacomie, Saint Alexis des Monts Travel to Saint Alexis des Monts, located between Quebéc City and Montréal, it is the stunning setting for Hôtel Sacacomie. Surrounded by forest, bordering the Mastigouche Wildlife Reserve, this superb lodge faces the majestic Sacacomie Lake and its 42km shoreline. Here you’ll enjoy optional outdoor activities including kayaking, hiking and bear or beaver spotting during the summer, or snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and dog sledding during the winter. Alternatively, you may choose to simply relax in the fabulous Geos Spa.

I N D E P E N D E N T & S E L F D R I V E TO U R I N G

7 day Highlights of Quebéc

Day 1: Arrive Montréal

Day 7: Montréal departure Travel back to Montréal and drop off your hire car at the airport before catching your onward flight.

PRICES INCLUDE • 6 nights’ accommodation • 5 days’ fully-inclusive compact car hire • 3-hour sightseeing tour of Montréal

Prices are per person based on twin share

Standard from 

£1099

Single supplements available upon request

6 day Capital Experience 2019 Departures: Select dates, May 1 - Oct 11

Days 1 & 2: Arrive Toronto On arrival in Toronto, make your own way to your downtown hotel for a 3-night stay. On the morning of day 2 you’ll discover the many identities of this cosmopolitan city during a sightseeing tour.

Day 3: Niagara Falls A full-day sightseeing trip to Niagara Falls, including Voyage to the Falls or Journey behind the falls in the off season. Pass the historic wine community of Niagara-on-the-Lake as you return to Toronto.

Day 4: Toronto - Ottawa Take VIA Rail’s ‘The Corridor’ train to Ottawa passing quaint towns along Lake Ontario, the historic city of Kingston and the Thousand Islands Region.

Day 5: Ottawa Sightseeing A 2-hour sightseeing tour of Ottawa reveals sights including the Parliament Buildings, Royal Canadian Mint, National Gallery of Canada, the residence of the Prime Minister and Governor-General and the RCMP Museum & Stables. Drive by scenic gardens, parklands and along the Rideau Canal. Remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 6: Ottawa Departure Make your way to the airport for your onward flight.

PRICES INCLUDE • 5 nights’ accommodation • Economy Class VIA Rail between Toronto and Ottawa • Sightseeing as specified

Prices are per person based on twin share

Standard from  Superior from  Deluxe from 

£679 £849 £999

Single supplements available upon request

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H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

MONTRÉAL DELTA HOTELS BY MARRIOTT MONTRÉAL 4H Located in the heart of downtown, the Delta opens its doors onto all the action. Take a 2-minute walk and discover an array of boutiques, museums, the Place des Arts and the Entertainment District to take in a show or attend summer festivals, or stroll on St. Catherine Street. The hotel’s guestrooms are well sized and most feature a private balcony. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • 24hr fitness centre • whirlpool • sauna • 2 squash courts ROOM FACILITIES ••• 456 guestrooms • 37” flat-screen TV • air-con • wi-fi Internet • tea & coffee • complimentary bottled water • 24hr room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard guest room from

£74

LE SAINT SULPICE 4+H Ideally located in the heart of Old Montreal, adjacent to the Notre-Dame Basilica and just steps away from the Old Port and many tourist attractions. Guests will feel right at home here with attentive service, quality accommodation and facilities to create a memorable and unique stay in historic Montreal. Le Saint Sulpice also features a courtyard garden and sunny terrace to enjoy a bite to eat or cool drink. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • bar • fitness centre • spa with hot & cold hydrotherapy circuit, sauna, steam room & whirlpool • in room spa treatments • concierge ROOM FACILITIES ••• 108 suites • flat-screen TV • iPod docking station • wi-fi Internet • Nespresso coffee machine • bath amenities • bathrobe • kitchenette equipped with microwave, fridge & cooktop

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Superior Suite from

£85

FAIRMONT THE QUEEN ELIZABETH, MONTRÉAL 5H In the heart of Montréal’s thriving shopping, international attractions and business district you will find Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth – a 1960’s classic hotel transformed into a contemporary lifestyle space, complete with modern technology and amenities. A renovation project of CAD $140 million investment, all guestrooms are fully renovated, with a bold artistic direction. Located in downtown Montréal above main train station, the hotel is connected directly to the metro and underground city. True to Montréal’s reputation as a gourmet destination, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth offers wide selection of dining options to please local and international foodies, as the unique ‘Artisan’ market serves freshly-prepared and gourmet foods to eat in or to go, the exquisite Lounge & Coffee Bar ‘Kréma’ and signature ‘Rosélys’ serving farm-to-table menus featuring local produce. HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 1 signature restaurant • urban market • lounge & coffee bar • fitness centre • heated indoor pool • sauna • whirlpool • parking (charge) ROOM FACILITIES ••• 950 classically styled rooms & suites • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • coffee maker • room service

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Fairmont room from Fairmont view room from

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£94 £110


QUÉBEC CITY H OT E L S & R E S O R T S

HOTEL CLARENDON, QUÉBEC CITY 3H

HÔTEL CHÂTEU LAURIER 4H

Dating from 1870, the Clarendon oozes traditional elegance from its excellent location at the heart of Old Québec. All the delights of the Old City are just steps away; the gardens of the Hôtel de Ville, cobblestone streets lined with restaurants, boutiques and art galleries, and just next to the hotel is the pedestrian mall of Rue Sainte-Anne, Old Québec’s main shopping area. Decked out in classic décor of dark wood and chandeliers – you can’t help but be charmed by the hotel’s warm, friendly atmosphere that livens up its pace when the cosy bar hosts one of its regular weekend jazz evenings.

Within a 5-minute walk of the historic district of Old Québec, Hôtel Château Laurier is ideal for those wishing to venture to most of the area’s major landmarks which are all within close walking distance. Each guestroom is bright, comfortable and ultra functional and boast picturesque views of the surrounding area. The indoor saltwater pool, Finnish sauna and outdoor Jacuzzis provide the perfect places to relax after a day spent exploring Québec and all that it has to offer.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant open for breakfast, lunch & dinner • jazz bar hosting year round concerts

ROOM FACILITIES ••• 271 guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • radio • coffee machine • bath amenities

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• restaurant • saltwater indoor swimming pool • Finnish sauna • outdoor spas • 24hr fitness centre • concierge • convenience store

ROOM FACILITIES ••• classically styled guestrooms • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • Keurig coffee maker • many rooms offer views of old Québec

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Regular room from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£48

La classique room from

£46

HOTEL MANOIR VICTORIA, QUÉBEC CITY 4H

FAIRMONT LE CHÂTEAU FRONTENAC, QUÉBEC CITY 5H

The Manoir Victoria is an attractively renovated European-style hotel set at the heart of the Latin Quarter inside the walls of Old Québec. The hotel is ideally located within walking distance of a wide choice of art galleries, chic restaurants, bars and great nightlife, and also has its own cosy bar and bistro should you not feel like straying too far. Additional facilities such as a stylish indoor pool, sauna and gym all help to make your stay that bit more comfortable.

Ideally located inside the walls of Old Québec, the iconic Fairmont Le Château Frontenac has undergone a multi-million dollar renaissance project that will reposition it as one of the world’s leading hotels. The restoration blends the charm of the hotel’s enchanting past with modern innovations, creating an allure that is fresh and seductive, balanced with the hotel’s rich history and dynamic future. This urban resort offers distinctive charm and elegance overlooking the St. Lawrence River. Ideally situated, it’s in the perfect position for exploring the city with a huge variety of shops, restaurants and historic sites all just a short walk away. This property is undoubtedly one of the finest places to stay in Québec City.

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 2 restaurants (1 open exclusively for breakfast) • bar • indoor pool • fitness centre • sauna • spa ROOM FACILITIES ••• 156 guestrooms & suites • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • iPod docking station • wi-fi Internet • air-con • Keurig coffee maker

HOTEL FACILITIES ••• 3 restaurants • wine & cheese bar • afternoon tea • bar & lounge • fitness centre • indoor swimming pool • health club • spa • laundry • gift shop ROOM FACILITIES ••• 618 elegant rooms • mini-bar • flat-screen TV • wi-fi Internet • air-con • tea & coffee • room service SPECIAL OFFERS ••• Early Bird: Book by 01Nov18 and receive 10% discount on accommodation. Valid 01Nov18-30Apr19.

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

Standard room from Superior room from

Prices are room only, per person per night twin share

£56 £74

Fairmont Room from Deluxe room from

To create your own perfect holiday and for our latest special offers, please contact your travel agent

£81 £89

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Atlantic Canada

Made up of 4 distinct provinces, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, Atlantic Canada boasts hundreds of miles of coastline and uncrowded beaches, beautiful scenery and pretty seaside towns. It’s famous for fresh and abundant seafood, friendly locals and wildlife viewing opportunities. All of this is closer than you think with direct flights to Halifax, Nova Scotia taking under 6 hours.

4 day Essential Halifax 2019 Departures: Fri & Sat, May 15 -30; Daily, May 31 - Sep 29

Day 1: Arrive Halifax Arrive in Halifax and transfer independently to your hotel for a 3-night stay. The rest of the day is at leisure to start exploring Nova Scotia’s provincial capital. This attractive city is a hub of art galleries, shops, museums, restaurants, cafés and vibrant nightlife centred around the picturesque waterfront.

Standard: Atlantica Hotel Halifax; Delta Hotels by Marriott Halifax (3 nights) Day 2: Halifax Your adventure begins aboard the Haligonian III, departing from Halifax Harbour for a memorable whale watching cruise to Chebucto Head. On board, experienced naturalists offer local history and geography commentary as the crew scans the waters for whales and other marine wildlife. The rest of the day is free to further explore Halifax.

Day 3: Halifax Day 3 is free to meander through the historic streets of this fascinating city. Highlights you may wish to visit include St. Paul’s Church, the Historic Properties, Halifax Explosion memorials or the Victorian Public Gardens. Local restaurants offer a variety of delicious seafood and other east coast delicacies (all own expense).

Day 4: Halifax Departure If time allows enjoy free time in Halifax before continuing with your onward journey or transferring independently to the airport.

PRICES INCLUDE • 3 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Whale watching and wildlife viewing tour • Travel kit

Prices are per person based on twin share

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£229 £299


AT L A N T I C C A N A DA

2019 Departures: Daily, May 1 - Oct 31

Arrive in the attractive city of Halifax, collect your hire car and drive your hotel. The Halliburton

Day 2: Halifax - Lunenburg Enjoy a tour of Pier 21 Museum then drive the Lighthouse Route via the picturesque fishing village of Peggy’s Cove to Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B) Mariner King

Inn Day 3: Lunenburg - Annapolis Royal Spend time in spectacular Kejimkujik National Park and continue to Digby, overlooking the broad Annapolis Basin. (B)

Queen Anne Inn

S E L F D R I V E TO U R I N G

8 day Glimpse of Nova Scotia

Day 1: Arrive Halifax

Days 4: Annapolis Royal - Pictou Continue along the Evangeline Trail to Pictou a community rich in Scottish heritage. (B) Evening Sail

Day 5: Pictou - Baddeck Your drive takes you to Cape Breton via the Canso Causeway to Baddeck a scenic village that overlooks the beautiful Bras d’Or Lakes. (B) Lynwood Inn

Day 6: Baddeck - Louisbourg Follow the Cabot Trail around the rocky splendours of Cape Breton’s northern shore. Continue to Louisbourg and Glace Bay. (B) Louisbourg Harbour Inn

Days 7 & 8: Louisbourg - Liscomb Mills - Halifax Drive past rugged coast, tranquil bays and beaches, unspoiled forest, lakes and small communities en route to Liscomb Mills for the night. On day 8 drive back to Halifax. Return your rental car and continue your onward journey. (B, B) Liscombe

Lodge PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 7 breakfasts • 7 days’ compact 2-door fully-inclusive car hire • Pier 21 Museum Entrance Fee Prices are per person based on twin share

Standard from 

£849

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11 day Best of Nova Scotia & New Brunswick 2019 Departures: Daily, May 1 - Oct 31

Day 1: Halifax Welcome to Halifax the busling, provincial capital of Nova Scotia. The Halliburton

Day 2: Halifax - Annapolis Royal Depart Halifax and drive the south shore along the Lighthouse Route to Annapolis Royal, visiting picturesque Peggy’s Cove and Lunenburg en route. (B) Queen Anne Inn

Day 3: Annapolis Royal - Saint John Board the ferry to Saint John, the largest city in New Brunswick. There are many sights to see, but not to be missed are the Reversing Falls. (B) Hilton Saint John

Days 4 & 5: Saint John - St. Andrews Head west along the dramatic Fundy Coastal Drive to one of Canada’s most beautiful seaside resorts, St Andrew’s. The following day embark an included sightseeing tour through the Deer Island Archipelago to Campobello Island, with included afternoon tea. Algonquin Resort (2 nights)

Day 6: St. Andrews - Fredericton Drive the River Valley Scenic Drive on to Fredericton, New Brunswick’s picturesque capital city noted for its heritage and culture. Crowne Plaza Fredericton

Days 7 & 8: Fredericton - Fundy National Park Depart Fredericton and join the spectacular Fundy Coastal Drive via Sussex. The following day is at leisure to explore this magnificent park. (B) Falcon Ridge Inn (2 nights)

Day 9: Fundy National Park - Tatamagouche En route to Tatamagouche stop at Hopewell Rocks home to the highest tides in the world — up to 46ft. Continue on to the charming village of Tatamagouche. Train Station Inn

Days 10 & 11: Tatamagouche – Halifax Depart Tatamagouche and drive back to Halifax. Your tour concludes the following day. (B) The Halliburton

PRICES INCLUDE • 10 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 5 breakfasts • 9 days’ compact 2-door fully-inclusive car hire • Digby - Saint John Prices are per person based on twin share Ferry & full day Standard from  Campobello Island Single supplements available upon request tour

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Alaska & Yukon

Beautiful scenery and fantastic wildlife are the key attractions to this corner of North America, home to the Denali and Kluane National Parks, Gold Rush towns and long summer days. This is a destination like no other. The Yukon and Alaska are home to North America’s highest mountains — Mount McKinley in Denali and Mount Logan in Kluane National Park and Reserve, along with forests, lakes, rivers, wildlife and stunning natural vistas.

ALASKA

Fairbanks Dawson

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Denali National Park & Reserve Mount Mckinley

Mayo

Black Rapids Tok

Beaver Creek

Talkeetna Anchorage

Valdez

Seward Kenai Fjords National Park

5 day Denali Highlights 2019 Departures: Select dates, May - Sep

YUKON TERRITORY

Wrangeli St. Elias Haines National Park Kluane Junction National Park Whitehorse & Reserve Altin Gulf of Alaska

Skagway

Day 1: Arrive Anchorage Upon arrival in Anchorage, transfer independently to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 2: Anchorage – Denali National Park Enjoy a morning of sightseeing in Anchorage stopping at Lake Hood, Earthquake Park and Cook Inlet before taking a scheduled bus to Denali National Park. Relax and capture the scenery from large picture windows. A short stop will be made in Talkeetna before arriving at your hotel in the park entrance area at around 9pm.

Day 3: Denali National Park Discover wonderful scenery and wildlife viewing opportunities on a full-day bus tour into Denali National Park with a light snack included. Enjoy the pristine wilderness, and look for wildlife, such as bears, caribou, and moose. On clear days you will be rewarded with spectacular views of Denali.

Day 4: Denali – Anchorage Relax in beautiful surroundings with a morning at leisure. At noon depart on the Alaska Railroad for the picturesque journey back to Anchorage, travel south through the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, making stops in Talkeetna and Wasilla before arriving late evening. On arrival back in Anchorage, transfer independently to your hotel.

Day 5: Depart Anchorage Tour ends after check-out of your hotel. Note: This tour is a perfect pre or post cruise addon to our one way Alaska cruises. Please ask for more details.

PRICES INCLUDE • 4 nights’ accommodation in standard grade hotels on a room-only basis • Transfers, rail travel and sightseeing as per itinerary

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ALASKA

2019 Departures: Select dates, May - Sep

Make your own way to your overnight hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 2: Anchorage – Seward Transfer independently to the train station and start your trip on the famous Alaska Railroad — a scenic 4-hour journey along Cook Inlet and into the Kenai Mountains.

Day 3: Seward – Anchorage Enjoy a 6-hour cruise of the Kenai Fjords National Park with its glaciers, wildlife and breathtaking scenery. Afterwards, meet the Alaska Railroad for the return to Anchorage. (L)

Day 4: Anchorage – Talkeetna Take the 3-hour rail trip to Talkeetna. Later, enjoy a jet-boat cruise on the Talkeetna River for majestic mountain views and great wildlife spotting.

Day 5: Talkeetna – Denali National Park Enjoy some free time before boarding the train to Denali National Park, home to the awe-inspiring Denali.

Days 6 & 7: Denali National Park – Fairbanks Explore the pristine wilderness on a bus tour revealing the amazing wildlife and scenic beauty of Denali before travelling by rail to the city of Fairbanks. On day 7, enjoy a half-day tour of Fairbanks and a sternwheeler riverboat tour.

I N D E P E N D E N T & S E L F D R I V E TO U R I N G

9 day Alaska by Rail

Day 1: Arrive Anchorage

Days 8 & 9: Fairbanks – Anchorage Fly to Anchorage for a final night and enjoy time at leisure. Your tour ends after check-out of your hotel on day 9.

PRICES INCLUDE • 8 nights’ accommodation in standard grade hotels on a roomonly basis • Meals as specified: 1 lunch • Standard class rail travel, internal flight & sightseeing as per itinerary

Prices are per person based on twin share

Standard  Upgraded 

£2349 £3179

Single supplements available upon request

8 day Alaska National Park Explorer 2019 Departures: Select dates, May - Sep

Day 1: Arrive Anchorage Collect your car and check in to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore Anchorage with its size and modernity at total odds with the surrounding scenery.

Day 2: Anchorage - Seward (203km/ 127 miles) Head south to the Kenai Peninsula and enjoy an included whale and marine wildlife cruise through the stunning peaks and glaciers of Kenai Fjords National Park. (L)

Day 3: Seward - Whittier - Valdez (176km/ 110 miles) Take the ferry across the pristine Prince William Sound in the morning. If you are lucky you may glimpse icebergs that have broken away from the terminal face of the Columbia Glacier. Your stop for the night is in Valdez, a charming resort that is also the southern terminal of the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline. Day 4: Valdez - Black Rapids (291km/ 182 miles) Head to Chitina for views of Wrangell St. Elias National Park, home to 9 of America’s highest peaks. Don’t miss the chance to see the Black Rapids Glacier across the river from the historic Roadhouse. Day 5: Paxson - Fairbanks (287km/ 179 miles) Drive to Delta Junction, end point of the remarkable Alaska Highway, then on to the rugged interior town of Fairbanks. Why not head to one of the hot springs for a relaxing soak?

Days 6 & 7: Fairbanks - Denali NP (114km/ 71 miles) Head south along the Parks Highway to spectacular Denali National Park home to Denali — the highest peak in North America. Next join a spectacular guided tour of the park’s tundra scenery and wildlife, including moose, caribou and grizzlies.

Day 8: Denali - Anchorage (380km/ 237 miles) Continue south to Anchorage and return your car before your onward flight

PRICES INCLUDE • 7 nights’ accommodation in selected hotels or similar on a room-only basis • 7 days’ compact car hire (excludes additional liability insurances) • Alaska Marine Prices are per person based on twin share Highway ferry & Standard  sightseeing as per Upgraded  itinerary Single supplements available upon request

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SMALL SHIP EXPEDITION CRUISE

ALASKA

9 day Glacier Bay National Park Adventure Cruise Juneau • Glacier Bay National Park • Icy Straight • Chichagof Island • Baranof Island • Frederick Sound • Stephens Passage • Fords Terror • Endicott Arm

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Small-group, up-close explorations • Expert expedition to guide you on a unique and unforgettable journey • Adventure activities including hiking, kayaking, paddle boarding and skiff excursions • Cruising Icy Strait, abundant in marine life, sea birds and stunning scenery • Viewing wildlife and calving glaciers during 3 full days in Glacier Bay National Park • Bird sightings at South Marble Island - puffins, oystercatchers, cormorants, kittiwakes • Discover tidewater glaciers: Margerie and Grand Pacific

2019 Departures: Apr 13, 20, 27; May 4, 11, 18, 25; Jun 8, 15, 22, 29; Jul 6; Aug 17, 24, 31; Sep 7, 14, 21, 28

UnCruise Adventures - Small Ship Cruising

ITINERARY

With UnCruise Adventures you will explore areas of the Alaskan wilderness that are inaccessible to larger ships. You’ll step ashore in small communities and get up close to wildlife. This is cruising, but not as you know it.

Day Activity

This adventure in Alaska’s Inside Passage and Glacier National Park is operated using 60-guest Expedition Cruise Ship the Wilderness Adventurer. The ship’s interior complements the wild places it sails through and both public and private spaces are amenity full. The main lounge evokes the feel of a wilderness lodge or neighbourhood pub, with a long bar made from reclaimed Alaskan yellow cedar. 3 accessible decks are ideal for keeping watch for wildlife and taking in the outdoors. The sundeck features roomy space for lounging and the observation deck offers over-the-top viewing from the bow.

Dining: Dining is relaxed and casual; all meals are served in the informal dining room with meal times varying dependent on the day’s activities.

Entertainment: The vessel offers plenty of Glacier Bay National Park

CANADA

Grand Pacific Glacier

Margerie Glacier Johns Hopkins Glacier Lamplugh Glacier

Marble Islands

opportunities for close-up encounters with nature, including kayaks, paddle boards and skiffs. All excursions are led by expert naturalists and expert guides. The onboard Lynn Canal wellness program includes hot tub, sauna and fitness equipment. Juneau

Chatham Strait

Chichagof Island Icy Strait

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Admiralty Island

Day 1 Overnight in a Juneau hotel Day 2 Embarkation and meet the crew then cruise to the wilderness Day 3 Exploring Icy Strait & Cross Sound Days 4-6 Cruising Glacier National Park. Enjoy wildlife viewing with rangers & off boat activities including hiking and kayaking Day 7 Captain’s Choice dependent on conditions Day 8 Hiking, biking or rafting in Haines – the centre of Adventure Day 9 Arrive Juneau, departure to airport Due to the nature of this cruise, the above itinerary is a guide and will change in order to maximize wildlife and natural encounters. Variations in itinerary and the order of days may occur.

PRICE INCLUDES • 1 night in Juneau Hotel • 7 nights on board Wilderness Adventurer • All meals on board ship • Alcoholic drinks • All excursions, activities and equipment hire • National Park fees • Ship to airport departure transfer

PRICE EXCLUDES • Gratuities • Port fees & taxes • Expenditure of a personal nature

Staterooms: Comfortable cabins have a view window, private bathroom, 1 king, 1 queen or 2 twin beds, flatscreen TV/DVD player and iPod docking station.

Prices are per person based on twin share

Standard cabin from  Single supplements available upon request

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Part of the enjoyment of travelling abroad is experiencing a different way of life. Please remember though, that it may also mean experiencing different (and possibly lower) safety and hygiene standards from those we are used to in the UK. You must therefore bear this in mind and take care while you are away. Please read on.

BALCONIES Please note the heights of some balconies may be lower and the gaps between the vertical rails wider than expected. If you are travelling with young children, please ensure that they are not left unsupervised on balconies. Keep balcony furniture away from the railings so that they are not encouraged to climb up. Note in some cases hoteliers have been requested to allocate bookings with young children around 6 years of age or under into ground floor rooms only. GLASS PANELS The majority of hotels or apartments are not obliged to install “toughened” or safety glass in their windows, doors, glass cabinets, etc. Please take particular care and ensure children are made aware that when walking through patio doors glass, especially in bright sunlight, can be difficult to spot if the door/window is closed. FIRE SAFETY Different countries have different fire safety regulations and procedures. Please read carefully any fire safety information available in your hotel room apartment or ask at reception for more information. When you first arrive, please make sure you familiarise yourself with the location of the fire exit nearest to your room/apartment. If there are battery operated smoke/other detectors in your room/apartment please make sure the same are working. If in doubt ask reception to assist. BATHROOMS, RECEPTION AREAS & WALKWAYS Few hotels and apartments overseas provide non-slip mats in their baths and showers. Also, as bathroom floors, reception areas and other walkways overseas are often tiles, please take extra care to ensure you do not slip when these areas become wet. LIFTS Never allow young children to travel inside any lift without an adult. SWIMMING POOLS/WATER SLIDES ETC You will find that most hotels and apartments abroad do not employ a lifeguard. You therefore need to adopt a sensible attitude around the pool and make sure children and non-swimmers in your party are supervised at all times by you/an appropriate adult, even when using the kids pool or kids pool section of a main pool. Diving is discouraged but if you do please check that the water is deep enough and take particular note of any depth markings. Take care when walking around the pool, as pool surrounds are often slippery when wet. You should not enter the pool after drinking alcohol. Familiarise yourself and your party with all of the notices around the pool together with any ‘pool rules’ and opening times.. Tips to aid safety when using the swimming pool: • Always check the pool design and layout before getting in. • Always shower before entering the pool water. • Check your height in relation to the pool depth.

Booking Conditions We are Travel 2 Limited (company registration number 01594460) (“We”, “us” and “our”) of Glendale House, Glendale Business Park, Sandycroft, Nr Chester, CH5 2DL. In these Booking Conditions references to “you” and “your” include the first named person on the booking and all persons on whose behalf a booking is made or any other person to whom a booking is transferred. A ‘package’, ‘organiser’ and ‘lack of conformity’ have the same meaning as in the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 and ‘arrangements’ are all the holiday, tour and other arrangements detailed on your confirmation (including any additions or amendments). Our obligations to you will vary depending upon whether we package arrangements for you, or act as an agent for another travel supplier. References to packages in these Booking Conditions are to packages for which We are the organiser, and if we sell you arrangements on behalf of another travel supplier as an agent, your contract will be with that supplier, and we shall only have responsibility to you in accordance with section 12(A)(ii) of these Booking Conditions. Accuracy of information We endeavour to ensure the accuracy of all the information and prices in our advertising material. However, occasionally changes and errors do arise and we reserve the right to correct them in such circumstances. You must check the current price and all other information relating to the arrangements that you wish to book before your booking is confirmed. Furthermore, we will not be liable for booking errors which are attributable to you or which are caused by unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances as defined in clause 9. 1. Our agreement You will receive information about the main characteristics of your arrangements before a binding agreement between you and us comes into existence. That information, these conditions together with our Privacy Notice and any other written information we brought to your attention before we confirmed your booking, form the basis of your contract with us. Please read them carefully as they set out our respective rights and obligations. By making a booking, you agree to be bound by all of them. The key terms of our agreement are:-

• Find out where the deep and shallow areas are, plus any slopes. • Check for any “hidden” obstacles in the water (e.g.…. rocks, ledges). • Never dive from the pool side into less than 1.5m of water, and never dive from bridges, rocks, or other decorative features. • Check to see if the pool has a lifeguard in attendance. If so, when? • If using a water slide, ensure you and any children in your care leave a safe gap between descents and that when at the bottom move away quickly from the discharge area. • Do not use the pool if you cannot see the bottom. • Swim before eating and drinking, not immediately after. • Check what to do in an emergency. If it is not stated, ask. • Always supervise children, especially if the kid’s pool is close to the main pool or is a section of the main pool. • Do not swim at night (or when the pool is closed). • If you or anyone in your party is or has been ill recently with a stomach upset or diarrhoea, avoid using the pool. • Remember to always use adequate protection against the sun’s rays. SEA/BEACHES At times, especially during rough conditions, dangerous currents may be present. Please be aware that not all beaches will have a lifeguard in attendance. Please follow the flag warning signals available on most beaches and swim in the designated areas. Be especially careful if you have small children. Tips to aid safety when using the sea and beaches: • Familiarise yourself with the local flag warning system. • See local advice on the safest beaches. • Check to see if the beach has a lifeguard in attendance. • Swim parallel to the shore, within your depth. • Beware of local conditions (e.g. tides, winds, currents) seek advice. • Supervise children at all times. • Swim before eating and drinking, not immediately after. • Do not swim at night. • Find out what the appropriate emergency procedure is. • Beware of any “zones” for power boats, jet skis etc. • Remember to always use adequate protection against the sun’s rays. SPORT AND ACTIVITY Adequate travel insurance is essential. It is your responsibility to ensure that the insurance cover you purchase is suitable and adequate for your particular needs. Please therefore ensure that the insurance policy you/members of your party have is suitable and adequate for your particular needs and will cover you in the event of a sports/activity accident. Some activities are deemed more dangerous and are NOT covered or carry a higher premium. Please therefore ensure that you read the policy and if you are unsure, ask.

Key terms 1. You will enter into a binding contract with us when we issue our confirmation. If you then cancel your arrangements, you will be required to pay cancellation charges up to 100% of the cost of your arrangement, depending on how long before travel you cancel, and/or the terms and conditions of the suppliers whose services make up your arrangements 2. You can make changes to your confirmed arrangements in certain circumstances. We will make a charge for processing these changes; 3. We may make changes to and cancel your confirmed arrangements but we will provide suitable alternatives and pay you compensation in certain circumstances if we do so; 4. We are responsible for making sure your confirmed arrangements are not performed negligently but there are some limits on and exceptions to this. All bookings must be made via one of our authorised travel agents. The party leader must be at least 18, and must be authorised to make the booking on the basis of these Booking Conditions by all persons named on the booking. In making the booking, the party leader confirms that he/she is so authorised and that all party members agree to be bound by these Booking Conditions. The party leader is responsible for making all payments due to us. Subject to the availability of all component parts of your requested arrangements and receipt by your travel agent of all applicable payments, Our agreement becomes binding when we issue a confirmation, either directly to you or via any agent we have authorised to act on our behalf. Please check all details on the confirmation (or any other document issued) immediately on receipt. It may not be possible to make changes to your arrangements later so you should notify us of any inaccuracies in any documentation as soon as reasonably possible after you receive them. It may harm your rights and ability to travel if you don’t. The suppliers whose services make up your arrangements make those supplies in accordance with their own terms and conditions which will also form part of your agreement with us. Some of these terms and conditions may limit or exclude the supplier’s liability to you, usually in accordance with applicable International Conventions. Copies of the relevant parts of these terms and conditions are available on request from ourselves or the supplier concerned. 2. Payment You must make payment for your arrangements in accordance with the instructions given by our agent. If we do not receive any payment due in full and on time, we reserve the right to treat your booking as cancelled by you

ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES Please remember that it is dangerous to use electrical appliances when wearing a wet bathing costume or with bare feet on wet floors. For your own safety, please exercise proper caution when handling electrical appliances and supervise closely any children who are doing so. Please report any electrical defects to your representative and the hotel reception as soon as you can. MOPEDS Due to varying road conditions overseas, we do not recommend moped hire. Should you still decide to hire a moped, we strongly advise that you wear a crash helmet at all times and to wear appropriate clothing and footwear whilst driving. You should take out full insurance cover. GAS For those of you staying in accommodation with gas installations, please remember: When gas is alight the room should be ventilated. If you are not sure of adequate ventilation then please leave a window or door slightly open. If there are battery operated detectors in your room/ apartment, please make sure the same are working and if in doubt ask reception to assist. When you leave your accommodation always ensure that the gas has been turned off. As an extra precaution for bottled gas, please also ensure that you turn it off at the bottle neck. Please do not use gas rings or ovens for heating your accommodation. They are for cooking only. If you detect any faults with gas appliances, please switch them off immediately and report them to a representative and reception. CHILD SAFETY Please remember that young children should never be left unsupervised, particularly around the swimming pool, on the balcony, near the lifts and in the children’s playgrounds. Make sure that your children always know where you will be and stress to them the importance of staying close by. FOOD/DRINKS/ILLNESS We would always recommend that you drink bottled water and avoid ice in drinks. Always be sure that food is properly cooked or properly chilled and that salads and unpeeled fruits have been thoroughly washed. If in doubt, do not eat it, and try not to over indulge. If you or any member of your party is ill ensure that a doctor is seen locally, and that you inform your accommodation provider and/or Travel 2 during your stay.

H E A LT H & S A F E T Y I N F O R M AT I O N & B O O K I N G C O N D I T I O N S

Towards a safe and healthy holiday...

COTS AND HIGHCHAIRS Safety requirements vary from country to country. Please check before using a cot or highchair that you are happy with the safety standard and condition of it. If you have cause for concern please report it to your representative or to reception. PERSONAL SAFETY Please take care of your valuables at all times, particularly when out and about in the resort. Most holiday destinations have their share of pickpockets. We would advise that you use a safety deposit box if you can, and limit the amount of cash you carry. Remember to lock your doors at night and when you go out during the day, as you would at home. TRAVEL ADVICE The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has up-to-date advice on health and safety across the globe, as well as local laws, and passport and visa information. Please check https://travelaware. campaign.gov.uk/ regularly for updates ahead of travel, as the advice can change.

in which case the cancellation charges set out in clause 7 below will become payable. Any money paid to an authorised agent of ours in respect of a booking including flights is held by that agent on behalf of and for the benefit of the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust at all times, but subject to the agent’s obligation to pay it to us for as long as we do not fail financially. If we do fail financially, any money held at that time by the agent or subsequently accepted from the consumer by the agent, is and continues to be held by that agent on behalf of and for the benefit of the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust without any obligation to pay that money to us. 3. Insurance It is a condition of our agreement that you are covered by adequate travel insurance for your arrangements. Such insurance as a minimum must cover your losses sustained as a result of cancellation, medical issues, and repatriation in the event of accident or illness. Details of a policy suitable to cover your arrangements are available by contacting your travel agent. If you choose to travel without adequate insurance cover, we will not be liable for any of your losses howsoever arising, in respect of which insurance cover would otherwise have been available. 4. Special requests Special requests relating to your arrangements must be advised to your travel agent at the time of booking. Whilst we will try meet or arrange your reasonable special requests, we cannot guarantee that they will be fulfilled. If we are able to specifically confirm a special request or requirement, we will do so on our confirmation but where requests or requirements have not been so confirmed in writing on our confirmation, a failure to meet them will not be a breach of contract on our part. 5. Disabilities and medical problems Many of the arrangements which we sell are generally suitable for persons with reduced mobility, but if you or any member of your party has any precise medical problem or disability which may affect your chosen arrangements, please provide us with full details before we issue our confirmation. We will only provide precise information on the suitability of the trip or holiday taking into account your needs if you specifically request us to do so. Acting reasonably, if we are unable to properly accommodate your needs, we will not confirm your booking and/or if you did not give us full details at the time of booking, we will treat it as cancelled by you when we become aware of these details.

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BOOKING CONDITIONS 6. The price you pay We reserve the right to amend the price of unsold holiday arrangements at any time and correct errors in the prices of confirmed arrangements. The price of your confirmed arrangements is subject to variations which occur solely as a direct consequence of changes in:(a) the price of the carriage of passengers resulting from the cost of fuel or other power sources; or (b) the level of taxes or fees on your confirmed arrangements imposed by third parties not directly involved in the performance of the package, including, but not limited to, tourist taxes, landing taxes or embarkation or disembarkation fees at ports and airports. Price variations will be calculated by applying the cost differential we experience as a result of the above factors. Prices may go up or down and we will notify you about any variation by sending you a calculation explaining the variation no less than 20 days before you are due to depart. If your arrangements are a package, and if that means that you have to pay an increase of more than 8% of the price of your arrangements (excluding any insurance premiums, amendment charges and/or additional services), we will offer you the options in clause 8. In respect of Packages we will absorb, and you will not be charged for, any increase equivalent to 2% of the price of your arrangements, which excludes insurance premiums and any amendment charges. If prices go down as a result of the above factors, we will make a reflective refund, but we will also deduct our administrative expenses from what is owed to you and this may extinguish the value of the refund due. Also, note that travel arrangements are not always purchased in local currency and some apparent changes have no impact on price due to contractual protections in place. 7. Changes and cancellations by you If you wish to make any changes to your arrangements after they have been confirmed, including if you wish to cancel all or some of them, you must inform us as soon as possible. Your notice requesting a change or cancellation will only take effect when it is received in writing by us at our offices and will be effective from the date on which we receive it. We can’t guarantee that changes can be met, although we will do our best to assist. Since we incur costs in cancelling or changing your arrangements, all such changes and cancellations will be subject to the charges below. Where we are unable to assist with making a requested change and you do not wish to proceed with the original booking, we will treat this as a cancellation by you. You may cancel any package arrangements prior to their commencement (following the process outlined above) in the event that i) circumstances amounting to unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances (as set out in clause 9) are occurring at the place where your arrangements are due to be performed or its immediate vicinity; ii) those circumstances make it impossible to travel safely to the travel destination, and; iii) the performance of your arrangements will be significantly affected by those unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances. We will refer to and take into consideration Foreign and Commonwealth Office guidance when determining whether your booking is affected. In this event, you will receive a refund without undue delay of any payments made but this the maximum extent of our liability and we regret we cannot meet any other expenses or losses you may incur as a result. If any member of your party is prevented from travelling, that person(s) may transfer their place to someone else (introduced by you and satisfying all the conditions applicable to the arrangements, including an agreement to these booking conditions) providing we are notified in writing not less than seven days before departure and you pay an amendment fee and meet all costs and charges incurred by us and/or incurred or imposed by us or any of our suppliers. Both you and the person to whom you would like to transfer your arrangements shall be jointly and severally liable for the payment of any balance due and for any additional fees, charges or other costs arising from the transfer. If you are unable to find a replacement, cancellation charges as set out below will apply in order to cover our estimated costs. Otherwise, no refunds will be given for passengers not travelling or for unused services. For flight inclusive bookings, most airlines do not permit name changes after tickets have been issued for any reason, you will have to pay the full cost of an alternative flight (if available) if you wish to transfer after tickets have been issued. Please note that where an outbound portion of your flight coupon is not used, the return sector will be automatically cancelled by the airline and will be classed as void. No automatic right to any refund exists for such part-used tickets. Charges in the event of a cancellation If the reason for your cancellation is covered under the terms of your insurance policy, you may be able to reclaim the charges below. We will deduct the cancellation charge(s) from any monies you have already paid to us. a. Packages and Accommodation-only In the event of a cancellation, you will have to pay the applicable cancellation charges up to the maximum shown below (The cancellation charge detailed is calculated on the basis of the total cost payable by the person(s) cancelling excluding insurance premiums and amendment charges which are not refundable in the event of the person(s) to whom they apply cancelling):Time we receive your Cancellation charge Cancellation charge notice to cancel (Package Holidays) (Accommodation Only) before departure More than 70 days before departure Loss of deposit Loss of deposit 70 to 57 days before departure 30% cost of the holiday 30% cost of the holiday (or loss of deposit if greater) (or loss of deposit if greater) 56 to 29 days before departure 50% cost of the holiday 50% cost of the holiday (or loss of deposit if greater) (or loss of deposit if greater) 28 to 15 days before departure 80% cost of the holiday 80% of the total cost (or loss of deposit if greater) (or loss of deposit if greater) 14 to 0 days before departure 100% cost of the holiday 100% cost of accommodation The cancellation charges as set out in the table above apply to all bookings except where a booking includes items or services where the supplier’s cancellation charges exceed those shown above. Please enquire at the time of booking as up to 100% cancellation charges may apply from the time of booking. In the event of cancellation by some but not all party members, additional charges may be payable (for example, where a twin or double room will only be occupied by one person). Any such additional charges must be paid at the time of cancellation or with the balance of the cost of the arrangements as advised. b. Other Travel Arrangements including Flight-only If you need to cancel you must contact your travel agent. Cancellation charges vary depending upon the services booked and will be higher the later you cancel. Except as described below in respect of car rental, a minimum

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cancellation fee of £50 will apply regardless of the value of the service cancelled. In some cases it may not be possible to offer any refunds for certain services such as air tickets once a booking has been made. The cancellation charge of flight only bookings will be 100% of the cost of the booking. Please ensure that you are certain of the fees applicable to your booking by asking your travel agent or us before proceeding to book your arrangements. Air tickets returned to us for a refund are subject to an administration fee of £50 per ticket. Refunds will not be paid by us until they have been received by us from the relevant airline or consolidator. Car Rental: There is no charge to change/cancel car hire-only bookings more than 24 hours before departure. Cancellations 24 hours or less before departure will incur 100% cancellation charge. If you fail to cancel your reservation prior to the pick-up time and do not collect the vehicle on the pickup date, or if you fail to comply with the pick-up terms (please see car suppliers website for full terms and conditions), we reserve the right to make a ‘no-show’ charge of 100% of the total car rental booking value and un-used or part-used car hire rental will be non-refundable.

arrangements in accordance with this clause, where appropriate and only where your arrangements are a package, we will pay you compensation subject to section B of clause 12. Where we are unable to ensure your return from a package as agreed because of unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances defined in clause 9, we will bear the cost of necessary accommodation if possible of equivalent category for a period not exceeding (a) 3 nights per traveller (exceptions apply in respect of persons with reduced mobility and people travelling with them, pregnant women and unaccompanied minors, as well as persons in need of specific medical assistance, provided that we have been notified of their particular needs at least 48 hours before the start of the package); or (b) where a different period is specified in any passenger rights legislation applicable to the relevant means of transport for your return, for the period specified in that legislation. The above sets out the maximum extent of our liability for changes and cancellations and we regret we cannot meet any other expenses or losses you may incur as a result of any change or cancellation.

Charges in the event of a change In the event we can meet your requested change, you will have to pay £50 per person per change as well as any applicable rate changes or extra costs incurred as well as any costs incurred by ourselves and any costs or charges incurred or imposed by any of our suppliers. Note: Certain arrangements may not be amended after they have been confirmed and any alteration or cancellation could incur a charge of up to 100% of that part of the arrangements in addition to the charges above.

Changes and cancellations to all other bookings by the supplier We will inform you of any changes or cancellations to arrangements we have sold you as agent for other suppliers as soon as reasonably possible. If the supplier offers alternative arrangements or refund, you will need to let us know your choice within the time frame stipulated by the supplier. If you fail to do so the supplier is entitled to assume you wish to receive a full refund. We accept no liability for any changes or cancellations made to your arrangements by the supplier under your contract with them.

8. Changes and cancellation by us Where we refer to a ‘price reduction’ in this clause, we mean that we will give you an appropriate reduction in the price you paid for the arrangements affected for any period during which there was lack of conformity, (unless that lack of conformity is attributable to you). Where we refer to ‘compensation’, we will pay you appropriate compensation without undue delay for any damage which you sustain as a result of any lack of conformity subject to the limitations and exclusions in section B of clause 12. Changes and cancellations to package arrangements before departure Most changes will be insignificant and we reserve the right to make them. We will have no other responsibilities to you in respect of any insignificant changes. Examples of “insignificant changes” made before departure include the following: - A change of outward departure time or overall length of your arrangements of twelve hours or less. - A change of accommodation to another of the same standard or classification. Occasionally we may have to make a significant change to your confirmed arrangements and we reserve the right to do so. A significant change is one where we significantly alter any essential element of your arrangements (other than the price) owing to circumstances beyond our control. Examples of “significant changes” made before departure include, but are not limited to, the following: - A change of accommodation resort for the whole or a significant part of your time away. - A change of accommodation to that of a lower standard or classification for the whole or a significant part of your time away. - A change of outward departure time or overall length of your arrangements of twelve hours or more. - A significant change to your itinerary, missing out one or more destination entirely. - Where we or our supplier can no longer fulfil any special requirements that we have accepted and confirmed on our confirmation invoice and this will have a significant impact on your arrangements. - Where we increase the price of your arrangements by more than 8% of the price of your arrangements (excluding any insurance premiums, amendment charges and/or additional services). If we have to make a significant change or cancel before departure, we will inform you without undue delay and if there is time to do so before departure, we will offer you the choice of the following options:i (for significant changes) agreeing to the changed arrangements, ii accepting the cancellation or terminating the contract for the arrangements and receiving a refund (without undue delay) of all monies paid; or iii accepting an offer of alternative arrangements of comparable standard from us, if available. (In the event that any proposed change or alternative offered results in a reduction or increase in the price you have agreed to pay or an increase or decrease in the quality of arrangements we have agreed to provide, we will also notify you of any price reduction or additional amount due). You must notify us of your choice within 7 days of our offer. If you fail to do so, we will contact you again, re-iterating the above choices and sums payable or refundable and if you again fail to respond within 7 days, we may terminate the contract and refund all payments made by you without undue delay. Subject to the exceptions detailed below and where your arrangements are a package, we will where appropriate, pay you reasonable compensation, subject to the limitations and exclusions in section B of clause 12. We will not pay you compensation where:i) we make a significant change or cancel before you have paid the final balance of the cost of your arrangements; ii) we make a significant change or cancel as a result of unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances as set out in clause 9; iii) we cancel your arrangements no later than 20 days before they are due to start because the minimum number of participants to run them has not been reached. We will not make a price reduction or pay you compensation; and the above options will not be available where:i) we make an insignificant change; ii) we cancel as a result of any failure by you (including a failure to make payment in accordance with these terms); iii) where the change(s) or cancellation by us arises out of alterations to the confirmed booking requested by you. Changes and cancellations to package arrangements after departure If we become unable to provide a significant proportion of your package arrangements after you have departed, we will try to offer you suitable alternative arrangements of, where possible, equivalent or higher quality than those specified in the contract. If the alternative arrangements we make are of a lower quality than those you originally booked, we will make a price reduction. Where our original agreement included return transport we will also provide you with equivalent transport back to your place of departure without undue delay or additional cost. You may reject the proposed alternative arrangements only if they are not comparable to what we originally promised to provide or if the price reduction we offer is inadequate. Where we are unable to make suitable alternative arrangements or you reject the proposed alternative

9. Unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances Except where otherwise expressly stated in these booking conditions we will not be liable or pay you a price reduction or compensation if our contractual obligations to you are affected by unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances beyond the control of the party who seeks to rely on them which we or the supplier(s) of the service(s) in question could not avoid even if all reasonable measures had been taken. These events can include, but are not limited to war, threat of war, civil strife, terrorist activity and its consequences or the threat of such activity, riot, the act of any government or other national or local authority including port or river authorities, industrial dispute, lock closure, natural or nuclear disaster, fire, chemical or biological disaster and adverse weather, sea, ice and river conditions and all similar events outside our or the supplier(s) concerned’s control. Advice from the Foreign Office to avoid or leave a particular country may constitute unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances. Assistance to those travelling on a package in the event of difficulty or unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances Where you have booked a package, we will provide appropriate assistance without undue delay in the event that you experience difficulty including where you are unable to return to your agreed point of departure because of unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances as set out in this clause 9. Such assistance will extend to providing appropriate information on health services, local authorities and consular assistance; and helping you to make distance communications and to find alternative travel arrangements. We will charge a reasonable fee for such assistance if the difficulty is caused by you intentionally or as a result of your act or omission. In the event such assistance is needed please contact custr@travel.com or call 0141 226 6222. 10. Complaints If you experience difficulty or lack of conformity during your holiday, you must inform us without undue delay so that we can take steps to assist you or put things right, if you fail to do so we will be unable to consider any claim for refund or compensation. You should also contact us by emailing custr@travel2. com or call 0141 226 6222. If your complaint remains unresolved and you wish to complain further, please send formal written notice of your complaint to us within 28 days of the end of your arrangements, giving your booking reference and all other relevant information. Failure to follow the procedure set out in this clause may affect ours and the applicable supplier’s ability to investigate your complaint, and could affect your rights under our agreement. 11. Your behaviour If in our reasonable belief or opinion or in the reasonable belief or opinion of any person in authority, your behaviour is jeopardising the safety of aircraft, people or property therein or good order and discipline on board; or is causing or is likely to cause distress, danger, damage or annoyance to any third party or property, or to cause a delay or diversion to transportation, we reserve the right to terminate your arrangements immediately. In the event of such termination our responsibilities to you will cease and you will be required to leave your accommodation or other service immediately. We will have no further obligations to you and will not meet any expenses, costs or losses incurred as a result. You may also be required to pay for loss and/or damage caused by your actions directly to the applicable supplier prior to departure from the service. If you fail to do so, you will be responsible for meeting any claims and costs subsequently made against us as a result. 12. Our Responsibility Where we refer to a ‘price reduction’ in this clause, we mean that we will give you an appropriate reduction in the price you paid for the arrangements affected for any period during which there was lack of conformity, (unless that lack of conformity is attributable to you). Where we refer to ‘compensation’, we will pay you appropriate compensation without undue delay for any damage which you sustain as a result of any lack of conformity subject to the limitations and exclusions in section B of this clause 12. A. Our responsibilities differ according to what you have booked: (i) In relation to bookings of Packages We accept responsibility as an “organiser” under the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018. Subject to these booking conditions, if we fail to arrange or perform your package arrangements in accordance with our agreement, we will remedy any resulting lack of conformity. If that is impossible or entails disproportionate costs (taking into account the extent of the lack of conformity and the value of the arrangements affected), we will instead pay you compensation subject to clause B of this clause. (ii) In relation to all other bookings In respect of all other bookings, we act as agent for other suppliers. We have a duty to select the suppliers of the services making up your booking with us using reasonable skill and care. Except as stated otherwise in these terms, we have no liability to you for the actual provision of the services, except in cases where it is proved that we have breached that duty and damage to you has been caused. Therefore, providing we have selected the suppliers using reasonable care and skill, we will have no liability to you for anything that happens during the service in question or any acts or omissions of the supplier, its employees or agents. Please note in relation to all bookings: • it is your responsibility to show that we or our supplier(s) have been negligent if you wish to make a claim against us. • It is a condition of our acceptance of the responsibility above that you inform us and the supplier(s) concerned without undue delay of the lack of


BOOKING CONDITIONS B. Limitations and exclusions of responsibility In these terms and conditions, our responsibilities are limited, and our duty to pay compensation is limited and excluded as follows:(i) We will not be responsible, make a price reduction or pay you compensation for any lack of conformity, injury, illness, death, loss, damage, expense, cost or other claim of any description if it results from:(a) the act(s) and/or omission(s) of the person(s) affected; (b) the act(s) and/or omission(s) of a third party unconnected with the provision of your arrangements and which were unforeseeable or unavoidable; or (c) Unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances as set out in clause 9. (ii) We will not be responsible, make a price reduction or pay compensation:(a) for services or facilities which do not form part of our agreement or where they are not advertised by us. For example any excursion you book while away, or any service or facility which your hotel or any other supplier agrees to provide for you. (b) for any damage, loss or expense or other sum(s) of any description which on the basis of the information given to us by you concerning your arrangements prior to them being confirmed, we could not have foreseen you would suffer or incur if we breached our contract with you; or that relate to any business. (iii) Any price reduction or compensation that is payable will be calculated taking into consideration all relevant factors for example (but not limited to):(a) whether or not you have followed the complaints and notifications procedure as described in these conditions. It is a condition of our acceptance of liability under this clause that you notify any claim to ourselves and our supplier(s) strictly in accordance with the complaints procedure set out in these conditions. (b) the extent to which ours or our employees’ or suppliers’ negligence affected the overall enjoyment of your arrangements. (c) deduction that we must make to take account of any money which you have received or are entitled to receive from any transport provider or hotelier for the complaint or claim in question. (Please also note that where any payment is made, the person(s) receiving it (and their parent or guardian if under 18 years) must also assign to ourselves or our insurers any rights they may have to pursue any third party and must provide ourselves and our insurers with all assistance we may reasonably require.) Luggage or personal possessions and money The maximum amount we will have to pay you in respect of any claim for loss of and/or damage to any luggage or personal possessions or money is an amount equivalent to the excess on your insurance policy which applies to this type of loss per person in total because you are assumed to have adequate insurance in place to cover any losses of this kind. Claims covered by an International Convention When arranging transportation for you, we rely on the terms and conditions contained within any applicable International Conventions. The extent of or the conditions under which compensation is to be paid or liability accepted will in all cases be limited as if we were carriers under the appropriate Conventions, which include The Paris Convention (with respect to hotel arrangements). You can ask us for copies of these Conventions. Any other claims which don’t involve injury, illness, death or damage caused by us or our suppliers intentionally or negligently; or other liability that can’t be limited by law The maximum amount we will have to pay you in respect of all such claims is three times (twice in the case of arrangements which aren’t packages) the price paid by or on behalf of the person(s) affected in total. This maximum amount will only be payable where everything has gone wrong and you or your party has not received any benefit at all from your arrangements. 13. Jurisdiction and applicable law This contract and all matters arising out of it are governed by English law. We both agree that any dispute, claim or other matter which arises out of or in connection with this contract or your holiday will be dealt with under the ABTA Arbitration Scheme (if the scheme is available for the claim in question - see clause 14), the European Commission’s Online Dispute Resolution Platform which can be accessed using the following link: http://ec.europa.eu/odr or by the Courts of England and Wales only. You may however, choose the law and jurisdiction of Scotland or Northern Ireland if you live there and wish to do so. 14. ABTA We are a Member of ABTA, membership number V0156. We are obliged to maintain a high standard of service to you by ABTA’s Code of Conduct. We can also offer you ABTA’s scheme for the resolution of disputes which is approved by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute. If we can’t resolve your complaint, go to www.abta.com to use ABTA’s simple procedure. Further information on the Code and ABTA’s assistance in resolving disputes can be found on www.abta.com. You can also access the European Commission Online Dispute (ODR) Resolution platform at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/. This ODR platform is a means of registering your complaint with us; it will not determine how your complaint should be resolved. 15. Financial security for our packages We provide security for our flight inclusive packages by way of a bond held by the Civil Aviation Authority under ATOL number 3228. In the event of our insolvency, you can contact the Civil Aviation Authority at Gatwick Airport South, West Sussex, RH6 0YR, UK, telephone 0333 103 6350, email claims@caa. co.uk. When you buy an ATOL protected flight or flight inclusive holiday from us you will receive an ATOL certificate. This lists the flight, accommodation, car hire and/or other services that are financially protected, where you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go wrong. Not all holiday or travel services offered and sold by us will be protected by the ATOL Scheme. Please check your ATOL Certificate or ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. We, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL Certificate, will provide you with the services listed on the ATOL Certificate (or a suitable alternative). In some cases, where neither we nor the supplier are able to do so for reasons of insolvency, an alternative ATOL holder may provide you with the services you have bought (at no extra cost to you). You agree to accept that in those circumstances the alternative ATOL holder will perform those obligations and you agree to pay any money outstanding to be paid by you under your contract to that alternative ATOL holder. However, you also agree that in some cases it will not be possible to appoint an alternative ATOL holder. In which case you will be entitled to make a claim under the ATOL Scheme (or your credit card issuer where applicable). If we, or the suppliers identified on your ATOL certificate, are unable to provide the services listed (or a suitable alternative, through an alternative ATOL holder or otherwise) for reasons of insolvency, the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust may make a payment to (or confer a benefit on) you under the ATOL scheme. You agree that in return for such a payment or benefit you assign

absolutely to those Trustees any claims which you have or may have arising out of or relating to the non-provision of the services, including any claim against us, the travel agent (or your credit card issuer where applicable). You also agree that any such claims may be re-assigned to another body, if that other body has paid sums you have claimed under the ATOL scheme. We provide protection for our non-flight inclusive package arrangements by way of our membership of ABTA, The Travel Association (ABTA number V0156). If your holiday does not include flights, ABTA will financially protect your package holiday in the same way. In the event of our insolvency, you can contact ABTA at 30 Park Street, London, SE1 9EQ, email www.abta.co.uk If you book arrangements other than a package for which we are the organiser, your monies will not be financially protected by us. Please ask us for further details. 16. Passport, Visa and Immigration Requirements and Health Formalities It is your responsibility to check and fulfil the passport, visa, health and immigration requirements applicable to your itinerary. We can only provide general information about this. You must check requirements for your own specific circumstances with the relevant Embassies and/or Consulates and your own doctor as applicable. Requirements do change and you must check the up to date position in good time before departure. Most countries now require passports to be valid for at least 6 months after your return date. If your passport is in its final year, you should check with the Embassy of the country you are visiting. For further information contact the Passport Office on 0870 5210410 or visit www.passport.gov.uk Up to date travel advice can be obtained from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, visit www.fco.gov.uk Non British passport holders, including other EU nationals, should obtain up to date advice on passport and visa requirements from the Embassy, High Commission or Consulate of your destination or country(ies) through which you are travelling. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel, or incur any other loss because you have not complied with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. You agree to reimburse us in relation to any fines or other losses which we incur as a result of your failure to comply with any passport, visa, immigration requirements or health formalities. 17. Flights In accordance with EU Directive (EC) No 2111/2005 Article 9, we are required to bring to your attention the existence of a “Community list” which contains details of air carriers that are subject to an operating ban with the EU Community. The Community list is available for inspection at http://ec.europa. eu/transport/air-ban/list_en.htm In accordance with EU Regulations we are required to advise you of the carrier(s) (or, if the carrier(s) is not known, the likely carrier(s)) that will operate your flight(s) at the time of booking. Where we are only able to inform you of the likely carrier(s) at the time of booking, we shall inform you of the identity of the actual carrier(s) as soon as we become aware of this. Any change to the operating carrier(s) after your booking has been confirmed will be notified to you as soon as possible. We are not always in a position at the time of booking to confirm the aircraft type and flight timings which will be used in connection with your flight. The flight timings and types of aircraft shown on our website, in this brochure and detailed on your confirmation invoice are for guidance only and are subject to alteration and confirmation. The latest timings will be shown on your tickets. You must accordingly check your tickets very carefully immediately on receipt to ensure you have the correct flight times. It is possible that flight times may be changed even after tickets have been dispatched - we will contact you as soon as possible if this occurs, but in any event we advise you to check flight times with the airline 24 hours prior to departure. Please reconfirm your flight times for your return journey in case of any change after you have made your outbound journey. Any change in the identity of the carrier, flight timings, and/or aircraft type will not entitle you to cancel or change to other arrangements without paying our normal charges except where specified in these conditions. If the carrier with whom you have a confirmed reservation becomes subject to an operating ban as above as a result of which we/ the carrier are unable to offer you a suitable alternative the provisions of clause 8 (Changes and cancellation by us) will apply. Where applicable, under the Denied Boarding Regulation (EU 261/2004), if you have been denied boarding, your flight has been cancelled or it has been significantly delayed, it is the airline’s duty to look after you. This means providing food, drinks, and some communications. If you are delayed overnight, this also means a hotel and travel to and from it. Full details of these rights will be publicised at EU airports and will also be available from airlines. We have no liability to you in these circumstances whatsoever and your claim for this assistance and any compensation must be made directly to the airline. Liability of an airline under EU 261/2004 will not automatically entitle you to a refund of your holiday price from us. If, for any reason, you do not claim against the airline and make a claim for compensation from us, you must, at the time of payment of any compensation to you, make a complete assignment to us of the rights you have against the airline in relation to the claim that gives rise to that compensation payment. 18. Delay We cannot accept liability for any delay which is due to unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances as set out in clause 9. A delay to or cancellation of your transport service does not automatically entitle you to cancel any other arrangements even where those arrangements have been made in conjunction with your transport. However, you may be entitled to claim under the delay section of your travel insurance policy. 19. Booking Condition Amendments and Right to Refuse Travel Arrangements We reserve the right to add, withdraw and/or amend any of our Booking Conditions at any time and without notice and furthermore reserve the right to refuse any booking.

Important Information This important information together with the booking terms and conditions form the basis of your contract with Travel 2 Limited. Additional Beds Prices for three and four people sharing a room are available on request. Hotels that do not charge for children will expect them to share the existing sleeping arrangements with accompanying adults, and will make an additional charge if extra sleeping arrangements, such as a rollaway or camp bed, are required. However it should be noted that additional sleeping arrangements in the room type booked could cause cramped conditions. If you have booked a family plan room type for two adults then it is likely that

only the adults will be paying guests at the hotel and receive bedding while the accompanying child(ren) will be on a free of charge basis and be expected to share the existing sleeping arrangements with the adults. Flight Seating If you have a special request in relation to flight seating you must advise us at the time of booking. We regret we cannot guarantee any request will be met. Confirmation that a special request has been noted is not confirmation that it will be provided. All special requests are subject to availability. Failure to meet any special request will not constitute a breach of contract. Baggage Allowance Many airlines charge extra for baggage. On US and Canadian Domestic flights airlines charge locally for checked baggage, including for flights sold in combination with International tickets. Information can be found on the carrier’s website. Please ask for details at the time of booking. Excess charges will apply if your allowance is exceeded on any flight. Brochure Accuracy Please be aware that brochures are written and produced many months in advance. However, changes and errors can sometimes occur and we ask you therefore to check for the latest holiday details at the time of booking. In addition to hotel information, please bear in mind that changes and alterations can also affect escorted tour, cruise and pre-planned self-drive itineraries. This may be due to local holidays, festivals or special events, adverse weather conditions, essential maintenance projects or other circumstances outside our control. The availability of some facilities and amenities including restaurants, water sports and Kids’ clubs may be affected by local conditions, such as inclement weather, public holidays or low occupancy. Please check with us at the time of booking.

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conformity you perceive; and allow us a reasonable period in which to remedy it. Please contact custr@travel2.com or call 0141 226 6222.

Check-in & Check-out times Generally, check-in times range between 2pm and 4pm, and check-out between 10am and 12 noon. Subject to the availability of rooms, you may be able to check in earlier. Early check-in is at the discretion of the hotel and cannot be guaranteed unless you book and pay for the accommodation from the night prior to arrival. Climate The climate chart and weather guide on the introduction page for each country has been compiled with the aid of information supplied by various meteorological offices. This chart is for guidance only and we cannot accept responsibility for any adverse weather conditions which may impact your holiday enjoyment. Departure Tax All UK departure taxes and UK airport passenger facility charges (which vary by departure airport) are pre-paid and added to the cost of your air ticket and will be quoted at the time of booking. Various countries impose their own departure tax which may not be included within the cost of your air ticket. Please check with us at the time of booking. Please ensure you have sufficient local funds available upon departure. Hotel Extras Parking charges at hotels may be applicable and are not included in the prices shown. Leisure facilities featured at hotels are not necessarily free of charge. The use of facilities such as health clubs, tennis courts, golf courses, horse-riding, motorised watersports and scuba diving are normally subject to a fee. Some facilities may also only be available seasonally. Hotel wi-fi may be subject to a fee. Please enquire at the time of booking. Maintenance Renovations and/or construction work may sometimes be taking place at your chosen hotel/resort. When we have been advised of this and consider that it may affect the enjoyment of your holiday we will notify you as soon as possible. However, while every effort will be made, it may not always be possible to advise you of emergency repairs prior to your departure from the UK. Meals When purchasing holiday arrangements on a half board, full board or all inclusive basis, please note that some hotels require that meals may only be enjoyed in the main restaurant. Furthermore, please note that meals may only be available at limited times. A supplement may be required to dine in other restaurants, or when ordering certain food or beverage items. Please check with us at the time of booking as to what is included. Rooms Most hotel prices are based on a standard room for up to two adults. Upgraded room types are available at a supplement; meals are only included where stated. Rooms are generally allocated on a ‘run of house’ basis, which means you can be allocated a room in any part of the property, unless otherwise stated. Smoking Most hotels, airlines and coach companies now operate a complete nonsmoking policy. Cities in some countries ban smoking in public places such as bars and restaurants. Please enquire at the time of booking. Special offers Special offers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers or be combined with other special offers. Special offers are subject to availability and terms and conditions will apply. Offers can be revoked at any time. Star Ratings Every effort has been made to ensure that the hotels and other accommodation featured in this brochure are correctly represented and will fulfil your expectations for quality and service. It is important to note that, where used; the star classification system is our own and does not conform to any internationally recognised system. The rating, in our opinion, reflects a true representation of the merits of each property. Inevitably, standards will differ slightly between the many destinations which we feature. 2* Economical and comfortable accommodation offering a simple standard of room and limited facilities. 3* Comfortable accommodation with standard rooms, amenities and public areas. Most three-star properties offer a restaurant on-site and some have a swimming pool. 4* Good superior accommodation offering a selection of services. Most fourstar hotels feature a choice of restaurants and in addition, many also have a health club and swimming pool. 5* Five-star hotels offer the highest standards of service and facilities and are acknowledged as the leading properties in the area. 5+* The adjacent symbol gives recognition to hotels of exceptional quality. +* Indicates a hotel falling between two categories. Utilities In most of the destinations featured in this brochure, supplies of water and electricity are generally very reliable, however in some of the less developed and more remote destinations you may experience occasional power cuts and water restrictions. Water quality can also differ from the UK and we recommend drinking bottled water which is widely available.

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