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Dear Vacations To Go Customer,
Several travel companies are offering special savings on their
for off-season travel in Europe. Taking
place from November through early April, these departures typically are
less expensive than summer trips that follow similar itineraries.
Here are the offers.
Save up to 5%
trips like Christmas Markets of Austria, Germany
and Great Italian Cities
Fly from $299
to Ireland or
fly from $499
to Scotland from select gateways with CIE Tours
Save with early payment discounts
departures -- prices shown reflect discounts of up to
5%. Applies to Amazing Spain & Portugal
, Easy Pace Italy
The U.S. is one of the most popular tour destinations for our customers.
This week, I'll highlight American Queen Steamboat Company
offers overnight sailings on the Mississippi, Columbia and other U.S.
rivers. The line has the following offers for our customers who book
certain cabin categories.
Save $400 to $1,400 per couple
($200 to $700 per person) off select 2017
sailings when you
book by September 30
. Departures include Christmas Markets
cruises on the Mississippi, a fall foliage trip in the Pacific Northwest
and New Year's itineraries.
Pay reduced rates
on select 2017
sailings like Nashville Holiday
Vineyards, Vintages and Varietals
. Book and pay in full by
. Prices shown reflect discounts.
Save $400 to $2,400 per couple
($200 to $1,200 per person) off 2018
departures. Among options
are four-day Mississippi River cruises from New Orleans, departures of
itinerary and Mighty Mississippi
between New Orleans and Red Wing, Minnesota.
The line launched the new 166-passenger
last month on the Mississippi and its tributaries. Among accommodations
are 550-square-foot Loft Suites (with dining and lounging areas, a
bathroom and balcony downstairs and a bedroom and second bath upstairs).
It joins two other contemporary paddle wheelers: the 432-passenger
the largest riverboat sailing overnight on the Mississippi River, and
which cruises through a magnificent panorama of waterfalls, mountains
and canyons along the Columbia and Snake.
Uniworld Boutique River Cruises
is known for its beautifully
designed ships, personalized service and superb cuisine. Its European
cruises are a terrific value, as the upfront rate includes all of the
following: scheduled airport transfers on arrival and departure days, a
choice of shore excursions, shipwide Wi-Fi, all gratuities on board and
on shore, all meals on board, unlimited beverages on the ship (local
wines, craft beers, spirits, juices, mineral water and more), 24-hour
room service, concierge services and in-suite butlers.
For travel in 2018, the line has the following money-saving offers for
Airfare is included
from select gateways for departures in Uniworld's Masterpiece Collection
of European itineraries. Book by September 30.
This offer is
combinable with the company's early booking discount that follows.
off sailings in Europe, Asia and Egypt when you book and pay in full
by September 30
to see all Uniworld offers.
Among Uniworld's offerings are
Connoisseur Collection Cruises
which highlight France's culinary traditions. Visit La Couronne
restaurant in Rouen (where Julia Child had her first, life-changing
lunch in France in 1948), join a truffle hunt on a farm in Grignan or
attend a cooking demonstration in Lyon.
Uniworld also has designed a series of
Generations Family Cruises
These trips have kid-friendly shore excursions and onboard activities as
well as dedicated Family Hosts. And, travelers ages 4 to 17 save
off these sailings when accompanied by an adult.
Tour operators have designed many brand-new itineraries for 2018
I'll cover these in more detail in a future newsletter, but in the
meantime, here are a few vacations that will be making their debut next year:
Alaska: Wilderness & Wildlife
9 days with Abercrombie & Kent
Rockin' Britain & Ireland
14 days with CIE Tours
10 days with Collette
Atlantic Canada's Coastal Wonders
8 or 11 days with Cosmos
Hidden Treasures of Southern Italy
9 days with Globus
18 days with Insight
First Passage to the West Culinary Exploration
10 days with Rocky Mountaineer
A Week in Paris and Provence
8 days with Tauck
Geysers and Glaciers
10 days with Trafalgar
There's still time to book one of our 2017 holiday-themed trips. Here's
a sampling of what's available.
Christmas markets tours in Europe
showcase the outdoor bazaars that are a longstanding tradition in towns
across Germany and Austria. They're a great way to get into the festive
spirit of the season. Booths decked out in sparkling lights display
toys, ornaments, nutcrackers and creches, and shoppers snack on grilled
sausages and gingerbread and sip hot mulled wine called
as they browse the stalls.
You can attend the annual holiday lighting ceremony at Graceland on a
November departure of the
Elvis & the Southern Sounds
vacation with Cosmos
. Meanwhile, Collette
tours of Charleston, Savannah and Jekyll Island
(Southern Charm Holiday
or Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans
(America's Music Cities Holiday
Or, watch the Rockettes perform their annual Christmas Spectacular at
Radio City Music Hall during Collette's
Spotlight on New York City Holiday
Here are this week's Top 15 Tours
. All prices are per person,
based on double occupancy, and subject to availability.
Northern Italy Including Cinque Terre
9 days with Trafalgar. Begins and ends in Milan. Save up to 10%.
Starting at $1,796. Departures from April 21 through September 29, 2018.
Best of Morocco
11 days with Insight. Begins and ends in Morocco. Save up to 10%.
Starting at $1,868. Departures from April 6 through October 26, 2018.
8 days with American Queen Steamboat Company. Begins in Pittsburgh and
ends in Louisville. Save $1,000 per couple, plus receive free shore
excursions and more.
Starting at $1,999. Departs July 16, 2018.
14 days with Brendan Vacations. Begins and ends in Dublin. Save up to
Starting at $2,475. Departures from April 22 through September
Melodies of the Danube
8 days with AmaWaterways. Begins in Budapest and ends in Vilshofen.
Save $500 to $1,500 per couple.
Starting at $2,499. Departures
from March 23 through December 28, 2018.
Secrets of the Douro
8 days with Emerald Waterways. Begins and ends in Porto. Fly from
$495 per person.
Starting at $2,595. Departures from April 14
through November 10, 2018.
Canada from East to West
19 days with CostSaver by Trafalgar. Begins in Toronto and ends in
Vancouver. Save $100 per couple.
Starting at $2,750. Departures
from April 14 through September 22, 2018.
10 days with Collette. Begins in Tel Aviv and ends in Jerusalem. Save
$400 per couple.
Starting at $2,849. Departs May 9 and October 3,
2018 and March 20 and April 3, 2019.
Highlights of Britain
15 days with CIE Tours. Begins and ends in London. Save 5%.
Starting at $3,820. Departures from April 15 through October 7, 2018.
Spirit of South America
15 days with Globus. Begins in Rio de Janeiro and ends in Lima. Save
Starting at $4,709. Departures from January 16 through November
11 Day Beautiful Bordeaux
11 days with Scenic Cruises. Begins and ends in Bordeaux. Fly from
$295 per person from select gateways.
Starting at $5,995. Departures
from May 8 through September 25, 2018.
The Complete South Pacific
27 days with Collette. Begins in Cairns and ends in Auckland. Save
$500 to $1,000 per couple.
Starting at $6,999. Departures from
October 14, 2017 through April 25, 2019.
India's Golden Triangle & the Sacred Ganges
13 days with Uniworld. Begins in New Delhi and ends in Kolkata. Save
10% to 15%.
Starting at $7,999. Departures from January 12 through
December 8, 2018.
Adventure to Antarctica - Highlights of the Frozen Continent
13 days with Hurtigruten. Begins and ends in Buenos Aires. Save up to
Starting at $8,338. Departures from November 6, 2018 through
February 15, 2019.
Spitsbergen Explorer: Wildlife Capital of the Arctic
11 days with Quark Expeditions. Begins and ends in Longyearbyen. Save
$3,000 per couple.
Starting at $9,295. Departs June 12 & 22, 2018.
Customers in the US and Canada can call us toll-free at 800-680-2858.
For a list of our other toll-free numbers worldwide, click
For savings of up to 82% on ocean cruises, click
For river cruises up to 50% off, click
For discounts of up to 50% at hotels and all-inclusive resorts, click
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