CHEAP Russia Trip with gay travel guys-16 days, including international airfares

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ph/text luke when you arrive or if you need a lift or more info-0418499490

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What we'll do


This is the link to the 2018 and the 2019...they filled up fast so get in quick to the 2020 trip in sept-



INCLUDES RETURN INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS historic cities to charming villages, glittering palaces to walled fortresses, Russia is a one-of-a-kind destination just waiting to be explored. Discover the jewels of this fascinating country with an incredible 16 day cultural journey through St. Petersburg, Moscow, and the Golden Ring.

See world famous Russian landmarks including the Kremlin, Red Square, Peterhof Palace, Kazan Cathedral, Kolomenskoye Estate, and Victory Park. Come face-to-face with exquisite national treasures at the Hermitage Museum, founded by Catherine the Great in 1754. Witness the ornate rooms of marble and gold at the Winter Palace, the former residence of the Russian Royal family, plus tour the spectacular Moscow Metro train network. Travel to the ancient towns of the Golden Ring which feature traditional Russian Orthodox architecture including kremlins, monasteries, cathedral and churches. Visit gorgeous townships full of UNESCO listed sights including Yaroslavi, Suzdal and Vladimir. Includes return flights, 13 nights hotel accommodation, 17 meals including 4 traditional lunches, English speaking tour leader and local guides, and so much more.


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Day 1 Australia - St Petersburg, Russia ({$ItineryGroup_v_k}})

Day 2 Welcome to St Petersburg ({$ItineryGroup_v_k}})

Day 3 St Petersburg City Tour ({$ItineryGroup_v_k}})

Day 4 St Petersburg – Peterhof Palace ({$ItineryGroup_v_k}})

Day 5 St Petersburg - Moscow ({$ItineryGroup_v_k}})

Day 6 Moscow City Tour ({$ItineryGroup_v_k}})

Day 7 Moscow Tour ({$ItineryGroup_v_k}})

Day 8 Moscow - Kolomenskoye ({$ItineryGroup_v_k}})

Day 9 Moscow - Sergiyev Posad (70km) ({$ItineryGroup_v_k}})

Day 10 Sergiev Posad – Yaroslavl (approx. 190km day) ({$ItineryGroup_v_k}})

Day 11 Yaroslavl – Kostroma (approx. 85km day) ({$ItineryGroup_v_k}})

Day 12 Kostroma - Suzdal (approx. 185km day) ({$ItineryGroup_v_k}})

Day 13 Suzdal - Vladimir (approx. 40km day) ({$ItineryGroup_v_k}})

Day 14 Vladimir – Moscow (approx. 190km day) ({$ItineryGroup_v_k}})

Day 15 Moscow - Australia ({$ItineryGroup_v_k}})

Day 16 Arrive in Australia ({$ItineryGroup_v_k}})


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After purchase, you will receive a receipt and a Purchase Confirmation email. You will also be directed to an online Passenger Information Form. You must complete your Passenger Information Form

within 72 hours of purchase.

Any special requests, preferences and optional extras MUST be clearly stated in your Passenger Information Form. Any change requested after submitting your Passenger Information form cannot be guaranteed, is strictly subject to availability and will incur surcharges as outlined in the Schedule of Fees below.

On purchasing this Travel Offer you are bound by the

General Terms and Conditions (

in addition to the specific terms and conditions outlined in this Important Information.

Please Note: all additional charges are payable direct to your Travel Consultant (unless otherwise stated).


Travel offer is valid for travel on selected dates until the 11th September 2018.

Travel offer is valid for one person based on twin share.

Single Traveller Supplement

For solo travellers a mandatory single supplement of $1300 applies.

Departure Dates (2018)

April: 30 (SOLD OUT)

August: 21

September: 11 (SOLD OUT)

Departure Cities

Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth.


Full Service Airline(s) Used

Lufthansa, Swiss Airways, Austrian Airlines, Finnair, Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air France, KLM, Alitalia, Virgin Australia, Korean Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Etihad Airways, Emirates, British Airways, Siberia Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Thai Airways, Malaysian Airlines, China Southern Airlines plus any codeshare partners (subject to availability).

Arrive early

Not available.

Stay behind in Moscow

$200 per person, subject to availability

Please note:

- This fee does not include extra nights accommodation, meals or airport transfers.

- No flight booking changes or cancellations permitted after air tickets have been issued.

- Flight changes are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Stopover Packages

Twin share: $450 per person/each way

Solo Traveller: $700 each way


* Singapore


- 2 Nights in 4 star accommodation

- Daily breakfast

- Return airport transfers

Please note:

- An outbound and inbound stopover may be chosen; however the stopover location must be the same each way, due to the airline used.

- Stopover packages are subject to availability.

Flight Class Upgrades

- Premium Economy: Starting from $2899* per person

- Business Class: Buy now for $6999 per person

Please note:

- *Starting from quotes will be processed and returned for your consideration.

- All Premium Economy and Business Class upgrades are subject to availability (if we are not able to fulfill your business class request the upgrade cost will be refunded).

- On any upgrade purchase, short haul flights and domestic flight sectors are not guaranteed in a Premium or Business cabin; subject to aircraft configuration.


Accommodation Used

3-4 Star (self-rated)

- St Petersburg: Park Inn Nevsky

- Moscow: Best Western Plus Vega Hotel & Convention Centre

- Sergiev Posad: Posadsky Hotel

- Yaroslavl: Ring Premier Hotel

- Kostroma: Hotel Golden Ring

- Suzdal: Hotel Sokol

- Vladimir: Voznesenskaya Sloboda

*Please note:

rooms offered are based on a lead-in room type, and are subject to availability based on seasonality. Properties will be confirmed, no later than two weeks prior to travel.

Extra Nights (Post Tour only)

- Moscow: $280 per room including breakfast.

Please note:

extra nights are subject to availability until the time of booking. Airport transfers are not included if you wish to arrive early or stay behind.

Maximum Room Capacity

3 people (subject to availability).

Child Policy

- No child discounts. Full price applies for all children travelling with their parents.

- Strictly valid for Children/infants 10 years old and over.

Please note:

Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors allowed.

Triple Share

No discounts apply for 3rd person travelling. Full price applies, subject to availability

Bedding Configuration

Double or Twin Bedding (subject to availability)

Adjoining/Interconnecting Rooms

Subject to availability and at the hotels discretion. Please enquire on booking if you require this option.


Minimum group size 15, maximum group size 50 per vehicle.


- Visa fees and requirements (A tourist visa for Russia is a strict requirement if travelling on an Australian passport)

- Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary

- Recommended gratuities/tipping: €5 per person/day payable on tour

- Optional activities/tours

- Personal expenses

- Travel insurance (Mandatory)

Please Note:

A comprehensive travel Insurance policy must be organised BEFORE all details can be finalised with TripADeal.



Tour Guide:

Often locals with intimate knowledge of an area, its culture, and history. Their role entails providing commentary, routing the tour, and seeing that people have a good time. They are a licensed, qualified expert who supplies specific information on history, art, architecture and culture of the city/village/attraction in which he or she is guiding the tour. The guide meets the group at the required place and leaves the group at the end of the tour, they do not travel with the group.

Tour Leader:

An experienced person tasked with ensuring the smooth operation of tours, as well as providing practical support to passengers throughout the whole trip. Their role primarily includes assisting with accommodation, transportation between locations, and communication with tour guides in each stop. A tour leader may provide general guidance around a city or village, and offer information on the place visited on the bus, however they are not required to have specific knowledge on art, architecture, or history. They are not allowed to provide a guided tour or commentary of a city/village/attraction once there and if caught doing so, can be fined.

Please note:

Tour leaders/guides are not a standard inclusion in all TripADeal travel offers. Tour leaders/guides will only be made available when particularly required to enhance the experience of the destination featured.



Some meals are included in the tour, for all other meals; lunches and dinners the tour leader (when available) will offer assistance with reservations, suggestions and directions to local restaurants. You can also enquire about any allergies and food and if necessary advise meals to be to be prepared with any medication you require.


You will be responsible for all your personal belongings whilst on the tour. With regards to luggage, you must carry your own luggage from the coach to the hotel room and back to the coach. The driver will assist with the uploading and offloading of their luggage from the coach.


Gratuities (tips) are not included in the tour price for services of the tour leader (when available) and driver throughout the tour. The recommended tip for the tour leader and driver is €5 per person per day, which will be collected whilst on tour.

Fitness Level Required / Mobility:

Our vehicles are not equipped with wheelchair access, so unfortunately our tours are currently not suitable for wheelchair users and those less mobile.

Please note:

a standard level of fitness will be required. If you have any concerns please consult your healthcare provider prior to purchase/travel.


A tourist visa is required for entry into Russia if travelling on an Australian Passport.

- The visa is valid for 30 days for double entry and the final exit date must be no more than 30 days from the date of first entry. You must apply for this visa at least 6 weeks prior to departure from Australia.

- A valid voucher and official confirmation letter issued by a registered Russian tour agency will be provided to you through TripADeal. Please contact your nearest Russian Embassy or Consulate for instructions on how to apply in person or via post.

- TripADeal will provide you with further information in your Travel Pack.

Please Note:

Passengers who are not Australian citizens must check with the respective consulate or a visa agency to determine what their visa requirements are and what personal identification is required.


We are proud to offer a range of travel insurance products - please ask your Travel Consultant for more information.


Voluntary Changes

This includes booking changes requested by you, including but not limited to those changes requiring airline ticket or a Purchase Confirmation reissue.

· 1st Change - $100.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider.

· 2nd Change - $150.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider.

· Subsequent changes - $250.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider.

· Changes within 30 days of departure $350.00 person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider.

· Changes within 14 days of departure $500.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider.

Name Changes Due To Passenger Error

· If the incorrect name has been advised to TripADeal, charges of $150.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider will apply.