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The Ultimate North Island Experience

Drive the Thermal Explorer Highway that links Auckland and Hawke’s Bay through the center of the North Island via Hamilton and Waikato, Rotorua, Lake Taupo and Ruapehu via the Volcanic Loop.

Journey some of New Zealand’s most spectacular coastal scenery on the Pacific Coast Highway, which traverses the east coast including the stunning regions of The Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, Tairawhiti-Gisborne and Hawke’s Bay.

See a myriad of crystal clear lakes, dramatic volcanic mountains, stunning …

Havana Explorer Tour

Join our experienced Trip Leader and in-the-know Cuban Guide for this activity-filled sojourn in Havana. In their engaging company, you’ll experience the sights and sounds of the city, spend time with artists, students and professionals, and come away with a deep appreciation and understanding of Cuban life and culture.

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Arrive in Havana [D]

Welcome to Havana! You will meet your Cuban guide who will provide local history and knowledge throughout the program.

Auckland and Hawaii Escape

This 7-day, air-inclusive Hawaii and New Zealand vacation takes you to Honolulu and Auckland, offering maximum flexibility at an affordable price.

Your escape to New Zealand and Hawaii begins in Honolulu, the capital city of Hawaii located on the island of Oahu. Take a couple days to explore at your leisure, perhaps heading downtown to see the seat of the Hawaiian State Government and Iolani Palace – the only royal palace in the United States. …

Unforgettable Douro

From elegant Lamego to Regua and Vega de Terron you’ll find that people still ply their traditional trades in the historic pockets of the Douro Valley. The vineyards that grace the banks of the Douro are worked the way vineyards in the region always have been. The wines they produce, from the many highly loved varieties of port, to their fine unfortified reds and whites, are as rich and plentiful as ever. The fare is …

Imperial Cities of Morocco

Just 10 miles from Europe, Morocco never fails to amaze its visitors with its totally refreshing culture. Rabat, Meknes, Fez and Marrakech, known as its four Imperial Cities, were once capital cities of this exotic country. Visit Casablanca, is a modern city that combines the old and new elements. In Rabat, the present capital of the Kingdom, you will see the two most important landmarks – the Oudaya Kasbah and Hassan Tower. Marvel at the …

Taste of Wales

Enjoy a light-hearted stroll with a local guide who will recount humorous tales and traditions of Tenby as you stroll around the town center and enjoy great views of the city walls and harbor. Book by Jan. 31, 2018, and receive 2 for 1 airfare!

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MANCHESTER ARRIVAL & CHESTER

Tour begins 2:00 PM, Chester hotel. Chester is about 30 miles (50km) from Manchester Airport, you’ll need to arrange a transfer. Set out

Family, Culture and Safari

This package is perfect for families that would like to experience the beauty of South Africa in a malaria free environment with stays at Sandton Sun, The Palace of the Lost City and Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge.

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TRAVELING

Depart from New York (JFK) or Washington Dulles (IAD) for your flight to South Africa.

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JOHANNESBURG

On arrival in Johannesburg you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Sandton.

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Through the Vineyards of Australia

A perfect pairing of Australian wildlife, scenery and experiences!

Australia’s wine-producing areas are incredibly varied. The Yarra Valley is Victoria’s oldest wine region with over fifty wineries open for tastings and sales. The region specializes in sparkling wines, Chardonnay and Pinot, with an impressive range for full-bodied Shiraz and ‘Cab Savs’.

McLaren Vale is renowned for its Shiraz, Grenache and Mourverdre, with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Merlot also grown. White wine varieties include Chardonnary, …

Hokkaido Island Spring Tour

Biei: Admire the beauty and vibrant colors of the rolling fields. Sounkyo: Ride the Mt. Kurodake Ropeway for a splendid view of Daisetsuzan Mountain Range. Abashiri: Enjoy a once in a lifetime visit to Higashimokoto Park to see Moss Cherry Blossoms. Shiretoko Peninsula: Take a boat excursion and admire this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll through Shiretoko Five Lakes. Lake Mashu: See the “clearest lake in the world.” Lake Akan: Visit the home of Marimo,…

World War II Memorial Tour

Revisit the dramatic history of World War II as we bring you to famous battle sites, war museums and memorials. Many scenic and cultural highlights are also included, providing an enjoyable combination of learning and leisure.

Book by February 7, 2018, and receive a $200 discount!

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Overnight flight to Europe

Refer to “Preparing for your Departure” in your Trip Documents for easy check-in procedures. Take time to relax on your transatlantic flight

Affordable Luxury in Ireland

Begin on the east coast of Ireland in County Wicklow, celebrated for its gorgeous green landscape and beautiful views. Wicklow is a short drive from Dublin so you’ll have some city sightseeing nearby.

In Kerry, you will experience some of Ireland’s most spectacular landscapes. Trace the exhilirating Ring of Kerry, hike the Killarney National Park or grab a bite to eat at a local pub! With 5-star accommodations to come back to at night- you’re …

Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Special

This 4-day Rwanda trip takes you to see the famous mountain gorillas that inhabit the rainforests of this small but beautiful African country. It also offers you a deeper understanding of Rwanda, with a tour of Kigali opening up Rwanda’s sometimes tragic, but always fascinating history.

Meet your safari driver/guide at the airport, and check into your Kigali hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to shake off any jetlag or sightsee, before …

Romantic New York City Vacation

You’ll Love New York City on this special weekend for just the two of you. You’ll see the New York of Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan (or Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr) from the top of the Empire State Building. Sail on a romantic evening dinner cruise in Manhattan Harbor. Enjoy reserved seats at a hit Broadway show of your choice.

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Accommodations for 2-nights or longer at a midtown Manhattan hotel like the Sheraton…

Tropical Costa Rica

Lush forests and stunning waterfalls… rumbling volcanoes and endless coastlines… Costa Rica is a paradise teeming with exotic plants and incredible animals. Luxuriate at a resort for two nights in Tamarindo Beach, known for its breathtaking beauty and fine sandy beaches. Spend two nights in Monteverde’s lush cloud forest. Travel Costa Rica and experience the forest canopy on your choice of a hanging bridges nature walk or an exhilarating zip lining tour. Explore part of …