31 Oct 2018 • 23 Day Transatlantic Escapade • Fly, Cruise & Tour Package • Solo Traveller Only Tour!

  • Pricing

    per person  –  $8,749

     

    Inclusions

    • Economy class airfares including taxes
    • Private single rooms in quality accommodation
    • Private cruise cabin – Category T1
    • 19 Breakfasts, 14 Lunch, 13 Dinners
    • Sightseeing tours and transfers as per itinerary
    • Tour Escort – travels with group from/to Brisbane
    • Local English speaking guides
    • All port fees & taxes

    Excludes:

    • Any meals, tours, flights, excursions or transfers other than mentioned above or in the itinerary
    • Cruise service charges of $245 – pre-pay option available
    • Tipping/Gratuities/Porterage Fees in Barcelona & Florida
    • Items of a personal nature i.e. laundry, drinks, phone calls, internet, etc
    • Travel Insurance
    • Visas

  • Itinerary13-Day Transatlantic from Barcelona

    Wednesday, 31 October – Thursday, 1 November 2018 – Brisbane – Barcelona
    Today you will meet your Tour Escort and fellow travellers at Brisbane International Airport for your flights to Barcelona.
    On arrival, at Barcelona International Airport, we will be met by a local representative who will assist us to our coach.
    We will be taken on a short city tour before arriving at our centrally located hotel where we can check in and have the evening at leisure.
    Hotel – Centrally Located Hotel to Be Advised

    Friday, 2 November 2018 – Barcelona (B)
    Today is a full day at leisure.
    Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and spend the day either relaxing or exploring the local vicinity.
    Hotel – Centrally Located Hotel to Be Advised

    Saturday, 3 November 2018 – Barcelona (B)
    After breakfast we will be collected for a full day tour of Montserrat and Cava.
    National Park Montserrat is the most popular destination outside Barcelona and offers spectacular views. You will be touched and inspired as you explore the magnificent mountain and its spectacular rock formations, and as you learn about the legend of the Black Virgin.
    We then visit the wine country of Catalonia and learn about the secrets of Cava (the Catalan version of the French Champagne). We will get a guided tour inside a local Cava producer to learn about the process of making the wine and of course to sample the results.
    Returning to the hotel in the afternoon, the remainder of the day and evening is at leisure.
    Hotel – Centrally Located Hotel to Be Advised

    Sunday, 4 November 2018 – Barcelona (B-D) Cruise Ship – Norwegian Epic
    Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and relaxing morning before we are transferred to the cruise port to embark our cruise ship and begin our 13 night transatlantic cruise to Florida, USA.
    They’ll be plenty of time to settle into our cabins before we set sail at 6pm.
    We’ll meet for a drink before making our way to dinner.

    Monday, 5 & Tuesday, 6 November 2018 – At Sea (B-L-D)
    Today is our first day at sea and there will be many activities to partake in or you may like to take time out and relax by the pool. The choice is yours. Our escort will let us know what their plans are for the day and what times the group will meet for meals.

    Wednesday, 7 November 2018 – Funchal, Madeira (B-L-D)
    This morning we arrive into Funchal, Madeira. The mountainous isle of Madeira has been a popular European destination for years. The idyllic island is perfect for exploring with its beautiful beaches, stunning lava formed landscapes and lush, green forests. But sampling the famed Madeira wines is also an absolute must. There will be a number of optional excursions that you will be able to take (own expense) and our escort will advise what they will be doing and you can choose to join them if you wish. The ship sets sail again at 4pm and we’ll meet early evening for dinner.

    Thursday, 8 – Monday, 12 November 2018 – At Sea (B-L-D)Studio
    We now have time to really get to know our cruise ship as a destination of its own.
    The daily cruise planner will outline all activities that are available day and night. There will be plenty of fun to be had with the group or you may choose to take time out for yourself. Our escort will meet with everyone and discuss the day’s plans and meal times. So, relax and enjoy your time at sea as we cross the Atlantic.

    Tuesday, 13 November 2018 – Philipsburg, St. Maarten (B-L-D)
    Today we arrive into picturesque Philipsburg, St. Maarten. With an area of only 37 square miles, the island of St. Maarten is the smallest landmass in the world to be divided between two governments. The southern Dutch half offers casinos, duty-free shopping and island culture. The French half is all subdued sophistication. There will be a number of optional excursions that you will be able to take (own expense) and our escort will advise what they will be doing and you can choose to join them if you wish. The ship sets sail again at 7pm and we’ll meet for dinner.

    Wednesday, 14 November 2018 – St. Thomas (B-L-D)13-Day Transatlantic from Barcelona
    We sail into the stunning port of St. Thomas this morning. The town of Charlotte Amalie has one of the most breathtaking harbours in the world. Once home to pirates of long ago, today visitors find treasures of a different kind, for now beautiful beaches and bountiful duty-free shopping are truly its claim to fame. There will be a number of optional excursions that you will be able to take (own expense) and our escort will advise what they will be doing and you can choose to join them if you wish. The ship sets sail again at 5pm and we’ll meet early evening for dinner.

    Thursday, 15 – Friday, 16 November 2018 – At Sea (B-L-D)
    It’s our last couple of days at sea as we cruise through the Caribbean and Bahamas, making our way along the coast of Florida.
    Enjoy the daily activities or spend some time in the day spa (own expense).

    Saturday, 17 November 2018 – Port Canaveral – Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA (B-L)
    We disembark the ship after breakfast and will be met up by a local representative who will assist us with a transfer to the Kennedy Space Centre. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is organized into Mission Zones where attractions and tours are grouped by chronological era. From the dawn of space exploration to current and ongoing missions, you can get an up-close, hands-on feel for the story of humans in space. We will enjoy a chef-prepared buffet lunch and meet a NASA astronaut. Imagine hearing about life in space from someone who has been there firsthand! You’ll enjoy a personal presentation by a veteran astronaut and an open question and answer session. After lunch we will be transferred to our hotel where the remainder of the afternoon and evening is at leisure.
    Hotel – Centrally Located Hotel to Be Advised

    Sunday, 18 November 2018 – Fort Lauderdale (B)Orlando & Beaches (Port Canaveral)
    Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel before having a full day at leisure. Our escort will let you know what their plans are and you will be welcome to join them or take some time out for yourself.
    Hotel – Centrally Located Hotel to Be Advised

    Monday, 19 November 2018 – Fort Lauderdale (B)
    This morning after breakfast at our hotel we depart for a half day tour to the Everglades. On our escape to the Florida Everglades we’ll enjoy a 30-minute airboat adventure and then a wildlife encounter at Sawgrass Recreation Park. This exciting airboat ride is a great way to experience the unique subtropical ecosystem of the Everglades. Skim across the grassy water at speeds up to 40 miles per hour while looking for wildlife like alligators, fish, turtles and wading birds. Our guided tour also includes entrance to Sawgrass Recreation Park and an admission ticket to the Reptile, Glades and Exotic Wildlife exhibits. We return the hotel and have the remainder of the day and evening at leisure.
    Hotel – Centrally Located Hotel to Be Advised

    Tuesday, 20 – Wednesday, 22 November 2018 – Fort Lauderdale – Brisbane (B)
    This morning, after breakfast, will be at leisure until it is time for us to check out. We will be transferred to the airport for our flights home.

  • Only one date available – 31 October 2018

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