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- 2 Nights accommodations with breakfast in Auckland - 4 Nights accommodations with breakfast in Rotorua - 3 Nights accommodations with breakfast in Wellington - Tours and admissions for all attractions listed on the itinerary - Airport transfers - The prices below do not include airfare to and/or from New Zealand. - The price for this trip is $2,699 per person double occupancy, $3,899 single occupancy if paying by check. If paying by credit card, there is a fee of 2.9% + $.30 per payment. - Complimentary roommate matching for non-smokers. 03/09/18 (Saturday) - Arrival Day (Auckland) You can schedule your flight to arrive anytime today. You will receive a shared transfer to our hotel. 03/10/19 (Sunday) - Rangitoto Volcanic Explorer Tour (Auckland) We'll take a ferry to Rangitoto Island for a guided 4WD road train tour through the 600-year-old volcanic landscape. After being transported to the base of the island's summit, you can take a climb to the top for panoramic views. 03/11/19 (Monday) - Waitomo Caves (Rotorua) Our private motorcoach will take us on our three hour journey to the Waitomo Glowworm caves. We'll visit the glittering underground world where we'll see the lights of thousands of illuminating glowworms. Up next, the Ruakuri Cave offers a captivating blend of Waitomo's most compelling subterranean experiences. We finish the day back on our motorcoach with a two hour journey to our hotel in Rotorua. 03/12/19 (Tuesday) - Skyline Gondola / Stratosfare Restaurant / Volcanic Hills Wine Tasting (Rotorua) Today we visit Skyline Rotorua, an adventure attraction overlooking the city. We'll take a ride on the Skyline Gondola to reach the summit where we'll enjoy a wonderful lunch buffet at the Stratosfare Restaurant. We'll top that off with a wine tasting at the Volcanic Hills tasting room before having some time to enjoy the other activities and shopping before returning downhill on the Skyline Gondola. 03/13/19 (Wednesday) - Free Day / Moari Show / Hangi Meal (Rotorua) Today is a free day to take in all of the amazing adventure activities available in the Rotorua area. At night we'll enjoy a show featuring traditional cultural Maori performances. Then it's time to enjoy a Hangi meal. 03/14/19 (Thursday) - Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland / Rotorua Night Market / Treewalk (Rotorua) Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland is a spectacular showcase of New Zealand’s most colourful and unique geothermal elements sculpted by thousands of years of volcanic activity. On Thursday nights downtown Rotorua closes their streets to vehicle traffic and transforms into the Rotorua Night Marke. Enjoy dinner on your own before we head out to an elevated walk among the redwoods at Treewalk. 03/15/19 (Friday) - Hobbiton / Lunch / Flight to Wellington (Wellington) Our private motorcoach will take us on the one hour journey to Hobbiton to experience their Movie Set Tour. We'll get to visit The Shire, featured in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, as well as have a drink at The Green Dragon Inn. 03/16/19 (Saturday) - Te Papa Museum Tour (Wellington) We start the day with a guided tour of Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, commonly referred to as Te Papa 03/17/19 (Sunday) - Free Day (Wellington) Today is a free day the city of Wellington. 03/18/19 (Monday) - Departure Day Today is our departure day and you're free to schedule your flight to leave any time during the day. Checkout from the hotel is at 11:00 AM but they'll hold your bags if needed. NOTES The hotel, activities, and/or their order may change and/or be cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. In the event this happens, we will try our best to make similar accommodations or changes. Some parts of this trip requires extensive walking (4 - 5 miles over the course of the day and uphill/downhill climbing).
HI TRAVEL SEEKERS . . . THIS TRIP IS STILL ON IF YOU ARE INTERESTED; EMAIL ME AT [masked] FOR THE RESERVATION FORM/TRIP DEPOSIT-PAYMENT INFORMATION. Thanks, Teresa • What we'll do CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW FOR ALL THE DETAILS - INFORMATION - FLYERS FOR THIS FABULOUS TRIP! https://dreambigtravel.info/meetup-com%2Ftravel-seekers Join new friends on this Fabulous All-Inclusive Wine-Themed River Cruise down the Douro River (Portugal and Spain) THIS Summer 2019 - Departing August 12, 2019 for six days, five nights on the brand new CroisiEurope Miguel Torga ship. Your price includes the cruise, all meals on board, an excursion in every port, and all beverages (including alcoholic drinks). Travel Insurance, gratuities and airfare not included. We'll be offering an optional pre-cruise stay/tour in the Lisbon area (including Fatima). Limited availability for the pre-cruise trip. • What to bring Bring a friend OR if you're a single traveler, we're happy to match you up if possible. Don't let not having a roommate stop you from this fantastic trip! • Important to know We still have several Cabins Available (double-occupancy) for this exciting cruise - don't delay - RSVP on our Meetup site if seriously interested; then click on the link above for the information. When you're ready to put down your deposit, email me at [masked] for the reservation forms.
** ADD'L $$ DISCOUNT OFF BALCONY & INSIDE CABINS BY MARCH 1st ** LOOKING FOR SOLO TRAVELERS -- WE HAVE SOME LADIES LOOKING FOR A ROOMMATE . . . ARE YOU INTERESTED? CHECK IT OUT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7ZnMljTTx8 HI TRAVEL SEEKERS . . . THE WAIT IS OVER!!! OUR HOSTED 7-NIGHT ALASKA GLACIER CRUISE IS READY FOR BOOKING FOR THIS SEPTEMBER 6 - 13, 2019. THE ITINERARY IS: * SEATTLE, WASHINGTON * FUN DAY AT SEA * KETCHIKAN, ALASKA * ENDICOTT ARM & DAWES GLACIER * JUNEAU, ALASKA * SKAGWAY, ALASKA * ALASKA INSIDE PASSAGE * FUN DAY AT SEA * VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA * VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA EMAIL ME AT [masked] FOR A BROCHURE WITH ALL THE DETAILS/PRICING/INFORMATION. WE ONLY HAVE 8 CABINS AVAILABLE . . . DON'T HESITATE IF YOU WANT TO BE ON THIS ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME "BUCKET LIST" TRIP. PRICING IS BASED ON PP/DOUBLE-OCCUPANCY; IF YOU NEED A ROOMMATE LET US KNOW, WE'LL WORK TO MATCH YOU UP IF NEEDED. CHEERS! TERESA & LINDA, TRAVEL SEEKERS
Contact Teresa Pitts at [masked] or (843)[masked] to book. - 7 nights in a 17 bedroom private villa in Tuscany - Visit the cities of Florence, Sienna, San Gimignano, and Panzano - 7 continental breakfasts at villa - 6 dinners (3 private chef dinners, 1 winery dinner, 1 light dinner at villa, 1 cooking class) - 4 lunches (2 lunches at local restaurants, 2 light lunches at villa) - 3 winery visits with tastings. - Roundtrip group transfer from the Florence Airport (FLR) to our villa - A mandatory $100 cash tip will be collected in addition to the trip price to cover the private chefs, maids, motorcoach drivers, and tour guides - Does not include airfare to and/or from the Florence Airport (FLR) - $2,999 per person double occupancy, $3,299 single occupancy in a single room, and $3,499 single occupancy in a double room if paying by check. Credit cards carry a fee of 2.9% + .30 per payment. Complimentary roommate matching for complete non-smokers. Rooms are first come. - Deposit is a non-refundable $1,000 double occupancy; $1,300 single occupancy twin; $1,500 single occupancy double. 09/14/19 (Arrival Day / Private Chef Dinner) Group transfer departing the Florence Airport (FLR) at 2:30 PM. Should you miss our transfer you will need to make your way to our villa at your own cost. Our private chef will prepare us with a delicious Tuscan dinner that night. 09/15/19 (Panzano Wine Festival) Today we visit a wine festival in Panzano. That night a light dinner will be served. 09/16/19 (Winery School / San Gimignano / Private Chef Dinner) We'll get an education on Tuscan wines and enjoy a wine tasting and samples of some local food at a winery school Then we'll visit the beautiful medieval town of San Gimignano where you can enjoy time on your own wandering the narrow streets and even taste a world-champion gelateria. Another amazing meal from our private chef for dinner. 09/17/19 (Florence Guided Tour / Lunch) We'll visit sites such as Il Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, and Piazza della Signoria after a stop to view the Statue of David in the Accademia Gallery. We'll dine on an included lunch before we set you loose to enjoy some free time. Dinner is on your own before we meet back up to head home. 09/18/19 (Winery Tours & Winery Dinner) Today we'll visit two amazing Tuscan wineries where we'll have guided tours of their properties. We'll taste 3 wines at our first stop and at our second winery we'll enjoy a 4 course Tuscan dinner paired with wine. 09/19/19 (Cooking Class) This morning we'll have some time at our villa to relax. Later that day we'll enjoy a cooking class at the villa where we'll learn how to prepare some great Tuscan dishes and enjoy what is cooked. 09/20/19 (Siena Guided Tour / Lunch / Private Chef Dinner) We'll head to Siena where we'll have a tour of the city with our local guide. Be amazed at the Piazza del Campo and hear about the famous Palio Horse Race that takes place twice a year. Take in other wonderful sites of this picturesque city before we dine on an included lunch at a restaurant near the city center. Tonight we end our trip with a Farewell Dinner from our private chef. 09/21/18 (Departure Day) Today is our departure day and our transfer will leave the villa at 8:00 AM to head to the Florence Airport (FLR) for a 9:30 AM arrival. If you leave at another time during the day you will have to pay for your own transportation. We are required to check out of the villa no later than 10:00 AM. NOTES The accommodations, activities, and other inclusions and/or their order may change and/or be cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control and/or for any other reason we deem necessary. In the event this occurs, we will try our best to arrange similar accommodations, activities, and other inclusions. Some parts of this trip requires extensive walking (5 miles or more over the course of the day as well as uphill/downhill climbing on cobblestone or non-stable pathways).