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14 Day Discover Europe Tour

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14 DAY TOUR
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YOUR FLIGHT CENTRE EXCLUSIVES HOLIDAY INCLUDES

  • Return full-service economy airfare to London including 20kg checked luggage

We will get you to and from your holiday with no troubles – all you need to do is pack your bag and make your way to the airport. Enjoy return flights and taxes with a full-service carrier included in the price.

  • 11 nights hotel accommodation

Enjoy a total of 11 nights twin share accommodation during your tour. Rest easy knowing your hotels are sorted as you make your way through Europe.

  • Breakfast daily, 1 lunch & 3 evening meals

Wake up to something tasty every day when you pull up a seat for breakfast during your tour. Plus, enjoy 3 evening meals when you visit Europe this holiday – for more information check out the itinerary.

  • Tour at ease with all airport, group coach transfers

The last thing you want to do on your holiday is stress about how you’re going to get from A to B in Japan. With us, you won’t have to worry! Enjoy transfers on us this holiday!

  • Entry admissions for sightseeing

There is no need to go digging through your pockets for entrance fees this holiday, we have got you covered. We have included all your sightseeing and entry fees so you can focus on your tour and savour the beauty of Europe.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit 6 incredible European countries; UK, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Germany & Netherlands.
  • Stay in London at the beginning and end of the tour.
  • Cross the English Channel.
  • Visit the historic Somme region in Northern France.
  • Take an orientation city tour of beautiful Paris, France.
  • Be guided through magnificent Château de Fontainebleau and Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte.
  • Experience a scenic mountain drive through Switzerland.
  • Stay for 3 nights in the glorious Swiss Alps.
  • View the traditional architecture in Strasbourg, France and Cologne, Germany.
  • See the picturesque Rhine River.
  • Tour Amsterdam from the city’s canals on a dinner cruise.
  • Take advantage of free time in London, Paris, the Swiss Alps and Amsterdam.

EXCLUSIONS

  • Visas (Australian passport holders do not require tourist visas to visit the countries on this tour. Other passport holders should check with the relevant Embassies.)
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Optional entry fees and taxes not mentioned in this itinerary

PRICE

From $4199*pp twin-share ex Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth

DEPOSIT

Deposit from $2195pp*
Deposit is non-refundable

Balance is due 120 days before departure

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT PRICE

Single Supplement available from $1105 based on all departure points

PURCHASE BY

02 April 2020

BOOK BY

02 May 2020

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Day 1: Australia – London, United Kingdom (In-flight Meals)

Depart from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth today, flying Emirates, Qatar, Singapore, Cathay Pacific Airlines or other, subject to availability. Note: Due to flight times and scheduling, some customers may be required to depart the day before (Day 0).

Day 2: Arrive London, England (inflight meals)

Upon arrival into London, be met and transferred to your Greenwich hotel for the evening. Greenwich is a popular historic neighbourhood in East London, with attractions and great dining options.

Day 3: London – Somme – Paris (approx. 300kms) (B, D)

Depart London this morning, en route to Paris, France.  Your coach will stop at in the Somme region in Northern France. Famously the site of some of history’s most devastating combat, the now picturesque area was the site of the Battle of the Somme and remains a significant memorial. In the afternoon travel on to Paris: ‘The City of Lights’. Enjoy a driving tour of the French capital, passing many of the city’s most treasured landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and the Arc de Triomphe. After the city tour, enjoy dinner at a restaurant in the famously eclectic and historic Latin Quarter. Then travel back to the hotel, experiencing Paris’ world-famous metro system.

Day 4: Paris (B)

Enjoy a full free day in Paris today. Follow the Seine River from neighbourhood to neighbourhood as it flows through the heart of the city. Or, choose a river cruise to float past the grandeur of the Louvre and Grand Palais, see the fire damaged Notre Dame cathedral and epic Eiffel Tower. Famous architecture and legendary landmarks are scattered through the compact city, along with elegant shops and sophisticated cafes. Your Tour Leader will have plenty of ideas and local knowledge, including recommendations of special places to eat and drink.

Day 5: Paris (B, L)

After breakfast at the hotel this morning, we set off to visit two of the finest châteaux in France, a short drive from Paris city centre. First, Château de Fontainebleau and, in the afternoon, Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte. Both châteaux have their own unique and fascinating history, old-world architecture, sprawling formal gardens and elegant interior. In between visits stop by the beautiful artist village of Barbizon for lunch at a traditional creperie. 

Day 6: Paris – Burgundy – Swiss Alps (approx 700kms) (B, D)

After breakfast this morning, depart Paris and travel south to Beaune, in the beautiful Burgundy region. After time to explore the town and enjoy a local lunch and wine (not included), take the stunningly scenic drive east across France into the Swiss Alps. On arrival into the alpine region, enjoy a relaxed dinner at your hotel.

Day 7: Swiss Alps (B)

Enjoy a full day of free time in Switzerland’s Alps. Relax and enjoy amazing views of the Jungfrau region from the cosy alpine hotel, or join an optional group tour to Jungfraujoch, the highest train station in Europe. Observe soaring snow-capped mountains and look out for traditional villages nestled in valleys. Visit the magical Ice Palace and Sphinx Observation Terrace, where the views from 3,466 metres are incredible. At this altitude snow is guaranteed throughout the year.

Day 8: Swiss Alps (B)

Spend another full day in Wilderswil, in the picturesque Swiss Alps. Explore the pretty village and surrounding countryside at your own pace. Or, join your tour leader on an optional excursion to beautiful Lucerne, travelling via Altdorf, the home of William Tell, the Swiss patriot and national symbol. Stop at the Victorinox (Swiss Army knife) visitor centre and cruise spectacular Lake Lucerne. This afternoon enjoy free time in Lucerne before the scenic drive back to Wilderswil.

Day 9: Swiss Alps – Strasbourg – Heidelberg (approx. 418km) (B)

After early breakfast today, depart the Alps for Strasbourg, France. This historic town is brimming with German and French influences and is best explored on foot. Strolling through the streets, look out for Strasbourg Cathedral and take in the lovely Rhine River views. Then, continue north into Germany and the baroque town of Heidelberg. Once checked in, the evening is free to enjoy as you like. This region is renowned for both savory and sweet specialty foods and excellent beers.

Day 10: Heidelberg – Cologne – Amsterdam (approx. 510kms) (B, D)

The scenic drive continues to Cologne this morning. The 2,000-year-old city is dominated by striking High Gothic architecture, including the tallest cathedral in the world. Take in views of the Rhine River and soak up the local lifestyle. Later, arrive in Amsterdam. Experience the iconic capital of the Netherlands from an included dinner cruise of the city’s iconic canals. See Amsterdam’s historic architecture and other sights from the water.

Day 11: Amsterdam (B)

Enjoy a slow start and free day to explore Amsterdam at your own pace today. Optionally, join your tour leader on an excursion including visits to traditional clog and cheese factories and a working windmill. Head to the historic fishing village of Volendam, illustrating what Amsterdam would have looked like centuries ago. There is time to wander the streets, discover cafes and shop for local souvenirs. Once back in Amsterdam, the rest of the afternoon is free.

Day 12: Amsterdam – Bruges – London (approx. 538km) (B)

After breakfast at the hotel this morning, head to the historic Belgian city of Bruges. Explore meandering canals and picturesque walkways in the “Venice of the North”. Later, it’s onward to London, crossing the English Channel along the way. After checking in to your Greenwich hotel this afternoon, spend the rest of the day and evening as you please.

Day 13: London – Australia (B, inflight meals)

Enjoy a last morning in London before being transferred to the airport for your flight home.

Day 14: Arrive Home (inflight meals)


ACCOMMODATION

  • London – Ibis London Greenwich Hotel or similar
  • Paris – Ibis La Defense Raseda or similar
  • Swiss Alps – Alpenrose Hotel & Gardens or similar
  • Heidelberg – Hotel Bayrischer Hof Heidelberg or similar
  • Amsterdam – Hampton by Hilton Schiphol or similar

2020 TRAVEL DATES

Peak season surcharge for dates denoted by one asterisk (*): $1100 per person  

  • 2, 30* June
  • 28 July
  • 25 August

PRE/POST-TOUR ACCOMMODATION

  • Ibis London Greenwich Hotel
  • $360 per room, per night twin-share including breakfast (excludes transfers)

STOPOVER PACKAGES

  • Dubai: 2 nights: From $350 per person twin share, including breakfast. Including transfers
  • Singapore 2 nights: From $350 per person twin share, room only. Including transfers

EARLY ARRIVAL/STAY BEHIND
$150 per person

  • The break fee is a minimum charge collected for any deviation (except for tour extensions) from the set dates or set itinerary such as early arrival, stay behind or stopover requests. Additional collection for applicable airfare and tax difference applies

TRAVEL DATES

  • Selected Dates from: 2 June – 7 September 2020

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

PRICES

  • All prices are subject to change and AUD per person twin-share unless otherwise specified.

DEPOSIT

  • Deposit amount $2,195 per person
  • Deposit is non-refundable
  • Final payment due 120 days prior

PASSPORTS

  • Copies of passports valid for 6 months beyond trip completion is strictly required at the time of booking. You are liable for all fees due to incorrect or incomplete full names, or passports lacking the required validity.

VISA

  • Tourist visas are not required for Australian and some other passport holders travelling to Europe. It is your responsibility to check all requirements with your local consulate, embassy or visa centre.

BAGGAGE POLICY

  • Each person is entitled to a strict maximum of one carry on bag not exceeding 7kg, plus one checked bag not exceeding 20kg. However, you are strongly encouraged to pack lightly below these limits, as you will be required to carry your own bag between the coach and hotel rooms, and to and from any other transport, while travelling to multiple cities and hotels.

FINAL DOCUMENTATION

  • Electronic documentation including e-tickets are generally emailed within two weeks of departure of your core tour, irrespective of early departures, pre-tour extensions or stopovers.

FLIGHTS

  • Depart from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth today, flying Emirates, Qatar, Singapore, Cathay Pacific Airlines or other, subject to availability.
  • The default full service carrier included in your package will be provided when you receive your final documentation. Example default carriers include: Emirates (Dubai stopover permitted subject to availability), China Southern, Qantas, Singapore Airlines (Singapore stopover permitted subject to availability), or similar.
  • We will associate frequent flyer membership numbers to your booking but note that accrual of benefits is determined by the airline based on the prevailing fare issued.
  • Please contact your travel consultant at the time of booking for premium economy and business class upgrade quotes.
  • All flights or airfare related fees and costs are due immediately upon confirmation by cash payment. Frequent flyer points redemption is not permitted.
  • Pre-set airline meals can be requested at the time of booking (or no later than one week before departure) and is subject to availability.
  • All flights may involve up to two transits.

ITINERARY

  • The indicative itinerary and its order are subject to change based on local conditions and as we see fit to ensure the smooth and safe operation of the tour.
  • The indicated length of trip includes time in flight and is subject to change depending on the prevailing flight schedule to be provided when you receive your final documentation.

TIPPING

  • Tipping for guides and drivers is recommended but not mandatory. It is customary to tip the Tour Leader and Driver at the end of the tour (or leg of the tour), at €4-6 Euro per person per day.

HOTELS

  • Reference hotels are listed and may be substituted with properties of a similar standard. Final hotels will be provided when you receive your final documentation. All hotel ratings are self-rated locally. All rooms are lead-in type.

TRIPLE SHARE

  • Triple share may be available subject to availability and may be in the form of extra bedding.

CHILD POLICY

  • This tour is not suitable for persons under 12 years old. Children travelling over 12 years old are not eligible for any discounts.

REFUND POLICY

  • All costs and fees are fully non-refundable at all times.

GROUP SIZE

  • Minimum 2 passengers required to operate, maximum 48 passengers per vehicle.

OPTIONAL PROGRAMS

  • Optional programs are subject to availability, time and weather permitting, and prepayable in AUD at the point of purchase. Some tours require minimum numbers to operate. Non-participants must wait at the venue for the group to conclude the activity.

BREAKAWAY POLICY

  • It is a condition of booking that you must always remain with the tour group and guide for the entirety of the tour. Any departure or deviation from the set tour itinerary is strictly prohibited. Penalties including cancellation of remaining accommodation and other arrangements will be enforced.

BREAK FEE

  • A ‘break fee’ for early arrivals, stay behind or stopovers is collected for any deviations from the set dates and group tickets. Transfers are not included for arrivals and departures outside of the set group arrangements.

TRANSFERS

  • Group transfers are at designated times. Transfers outside designated group arrangements incur additional costs. No refunds are provided for unused transfers.

CURRENCY

  • Exchanging some local currency before leaving home is advisable. The local currency can be used for optional programs, tipping, shopping and expenses of a personal nature.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

  • Travel insurance is strongly recommended. Please contact your travel consultant for a quote on discounted insurance.

REFUND POLICY

  • All trip costs and fees are fully non-refundable at all times.

COMPLAINTS POLICY

  • All efforts must be made to resolve issues on tour with the tour leader. Formal complaints must be submitted within 14 days of tour completion.

DIETARY

  • Vegetarian meals are generally available on tour. Please notify your Travel Agent of any special dietary requirements at time of booking. Certain meals can be requested for the flights at the time of booking, subject to availability.

FITNESS

  • A moderate level of fitness is required for full days of brisk walking with intermittent breaks. This tour is not suitable for people requiring assistance or walking aid.

PASSENGER INFOMATION CHANGES AND AMENDMENTS

  • All amendments and changes are subject to a $150 fee per person, per change. Amendments and changes requested within 60 days of departure for travel will incur a $350 fee per person, per change.

 

  • Savings % is calculated on the maximum discount across all ex points.
  • Valued at price is based on the maximum price across all ex points.
  • *From price. All prices below are in Australian Dollars and are based on per person twin share occupancy unless stated otherwise.
  • PURCHASE BY 02 APRIL 2020 & BOOK BY 02 MAY 2020
  • Prices are correct at the time of publication, are twin share per person, may change without notice & subject to availability. Restrictions & conditions apply. See website for full terms, conditions & travel dates. Prices quoted are on sale until 02 APRIL 2020 unless otherwise stated or sold out prior. Seasonal surcharges & blackout dates may apply depending on date of travel.
  • Additional fees, including surcharges and visa fees specific to your departure date may apply. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge. Advertised price includes any bonus nights. Please ask us for further details or visit our website at flightcentreexclusives.com.au. Flight Centre Exclusives provides holiday packages offered by Ignite Holidays Pty Ltd & is a subsidiary of Ignite Travel Group. ATAS Accreditation No. A10345.
  • Approved applicants only. Fees, terms, conditions & minimum finance amount $999 apply, incl $99 Annual Fee charged at the time the first debit is charged to your Skye Account and annually on the anniversary of that date. When you have met the Interest Free Criteria, the Annual Fee must be paid in full within the Interest Free Period or it will attract interest. If you do not meet the Interest Free Criteria the Annual Fee will attract interest from the date the Annual Fee is debited to your Skye Account Minimum monthly repayment required. Interest (charged at the Expired Promotional Rate) payable on outstanding balances after any Interest Free Period in relation to a Promotional Offer. See skyecard.com.au for current interest rates. Only available at Skye retail partners. Credit provided by FlexiCards Australia Pty Ltd ABN 31 099 651 877 Australian Credit Licence number 247415. FlexiCards Australia is a subsidiary of FlexiGroup Limited.
Valued At
$7,993
Per Person
From
$4,199*
Per Person
Up To
47%
Off