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The Ultimate Halloween Holiday - Halloween in Transylvania 10 days
A 10 day trip around Romania - for itinerary visit our website https://www.touringandcruising.com/tour/31261-halloween-in-transylvania Transylvania conjures up images of haunted castles, gothic churches and vampires. Where better to spend Halloween than in the 12th-century town of Sighisoara, the birthplace of Count Dracula? Things are about to get medi-evil Visit Biertan’s 15th-century fortified church, equipped to withstand long sieges and shelter the whole village in times of war. There’s even a ‘matrimonial prison’ where couples wanting to divorce were subjected to the Middle Ages’ idea of marriage counselling A homestay with in the traditional Saxon village of Viscri exposes you to Romanian hospitality and some finger-licking home-cooked food Delve into the communist past and the thriving, artistic present-day vibe of Bucharest, a city often underrated by travellers. The grand architecture of the 1980’s Palace of the Parliament is particularly awe-inspiring. The cost of this trip £1085pp - Single travellers will be sharing accommodation with another traveller of the same sex. If you'd prefer a single room, a supplement is available at an additional charge of £300 The trip is bonded under ABTA with Intrepid Travel. Price excludes flights. Flight start from £81 with Ryanair from London Stansted. You can book these yourself or we can book these for you and bond under our ATOL for an additional charge of £30pp (plus the airfare) 24 Oct - 08.40 outbound - STN-OTP (Bucharest) 2 Nov - 16.40 inbound - OTP-STN More details and how to book 1. Visit our website https://www.touringandcruising.com/tour/31261-halloween-in-transylvania 2. Pick 24 Oct for the MeetUp trip or another date if you prefer 3. Submit the form and we'll contact you. The deposit of £200 is payable on confirmation You can make interim payments as you wish The balance is payable by 10 August More details on the Intrepid website https://www.intrepidtravel.com/uk/romania/halloween-transylvania-108121

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What we're about

This group is about sharing our travel stories, tips and experiences. Welcome to discounted group travel!

As we become acquainted, we make travel plans. Based in mid Derbyshire, but you are welcome wherever you live. Membership is free.

Whether you are single or a couple, it's more fun to travel in a group and with people you know! All ages are welcome. We meet regularly and ask for suggestions of destinations group members would like to visit.

The Trips

If you like touring, cruising, adventure, sightseeing holidays, city breaks and activity holidays then this group is for you. You can even be the pilot flying a Boeing 737 Jet in a state-of-the-art simulator on our very popular ‘pilots wanted days’.

It's not just overseas travel. We'll also have days out and weekends in the UK. By traveling together we can access extra group savings to make it more affordable. As a group we can negotiate deals for our members.

How it works

1. Book a trip via our website for any date at http://www.touringandcruising.com OR RSVP to a trip on the MeetUp you like that someone else has chosen and then complete the booking form on our website. If a trip you have found is not with one of our featured tour operators, let me know at info@touringandcruising.com

2. I’ll get in touch to discuss your booking and take a deposit

3. If you are travelling solo, we’ll match you with a room-mate of the same gender or you can choose to pay the single supplement where available. Some tours have zero single supplements and a few of the more adventurous trips may not have a single room option.

Is my money safe?

All trips we organise are through a financially protected travel agency with a speciality in touring. If you book anything with us, you pay the travel agency, not into a personal bank account. You will get an individual receipt and written confirmation of the arrangements from the bonded tour operator. If flights are included, you will get an ATOL certificate. Payments are welcome by bank transfer, credit or debit card. We'll always name the operator and your price will be less than if you had booked directly with them yourself.

If you are thinking of making an individual booking direct with any adventure or touring company, we'll give you a discount if you book through us. e.g. Explore, Intrepid, G Adventures, Trek America, Cosmos, Travelsphere, Titan, Riviera Travel, Trafalgar, Insight Vacations, Contiki and many more.

To book, visit our website www.touringandcruising.com (http://www.touringandcruising.com/)

I've worked in travel for over 20 years, so if you are a 'travel addict' like me, you know there's no cure, you just have to give into it!

Geoff

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