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AWESOME ITALY HIGHLIGHTS VACATION !

Metropolitan City of Rome

ROME, VENICE, FLORENCE, PISA, MILAN & MORE! Deluxe 11 Day Escorted Tour - $3,267 September 25 through October 6, 2019 **AIR SPECIAL- Include your air flights with your tour package prior to February 15 and receive a special air discount of $150. Come and join us on this year's Italian Highlights Tour hosted by Ed Howard. This deluxe 11 day tour includes visits to Rome, Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano, Florence, Burano, Venice, Verona, Milan and is the perfect way to explore Italy. See the historical treasures of Rome and the splendid art in Florence to the picturesque, medieval walled town of San Gimignano and the romantic canals in Venice. On this Italy tour, you’ll of course visit the famous sights on your sightseeing tours, including the Colosseum in Rome, St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, the Sforzesco Castle grounds and museum in Milan, the medieval square in Siena, Juliet’s balcony in Verona, and the Santa Croce Basilica with Michelangelo’s tomb in Florence. You’ll even join a Venetian lagoon cruise to the picturesque fishing village of Burano, known for its bright pastel-colored houses. This deluxe adventure is provided by Globus and is fully escorted by a highly qualified Tour Director and local guides plus it includes 10 night’s stay at superior rated hotels, tour via private motorcoach equipped with air conditioning and Wi-Fi, full buffet breakfast daily, 3 three-course dinners, visits to the major attractions, headsets for tours and much more… All this is priced from only $3,267 per person based on double occupancy. Airfare may be included with this package for additional expense. Single occupancy rooms are limited and cost an additional $640. A $250 refundable tour deposit will hold your space. (Tour Deposits become non-refundable after May 20.) The final payment will be July 15. For additional information or to make your reservation, PLEASE CALL [masked]. (Space is reserved on a first come-first served basis and subject to sell out.) You can also purchase additional pre nights in Rome, post nights in Milan or add a 3 night post package to include Lake Como. This tour actually begins on Thursday September 26, however most of us will be flying out on Wednesday September 25. Itinerary and additional tour information- ROME: Welcome dinner at the rooftop restaurant of your hotel overlooking Rome; guided sightseeing, visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, Globus Local Favorite St. Peter in Chains with Michelangelo’s Moses, the Colosseum, and the Roman Forum CASTEL GANDOLFO: Guided visit of the Papal Palace and the Barberini Gardens PISA: Marvel at the legendary Leaning Tower SIENA: Walking tour including Piazza del Campo SAN GIMIGNANO: Orientation VERRAZZANO CASTLE: Wine tasting and dinner FLORENCE: Guided walking tour, visit Michelangelo’s David and Signoria Square, and Santa Croce Basilica BURANO: Lagoon cruise and island visit VENICE: Private boat ride; guided walking tour, visit St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doges’ Palace and the Bridge of Sighs; glassblower demonstration VERONA: Walking tour including Juliet’s balcony and the Arena MILAN: Guided walking tour, visit the Sforzesco Castle grounds & museum, and the Galleria; farewell dinner at a local restaurant Headsets throughout the tour. For additional information or to make your reservation, PLEASE CALL [masked]. (Space is reserved on a first come-first served basis and subject to sell out.)

Vietnam/Cambodia Trip!

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VIETNAM/CAMBODIA TRIP! (15 days / 14 nights) Venture into the heart of Indochina as we make our way to Vietnam and Cambodia. From the bustling and chaotic city capitals of Phnom Penh and Hanoi to deserted islands…so deserted that the show Survivor has a permanent base for filming here. No trip to Cambodia and Vietnam would be complete without exploring the ancient city of Angkor that is slowly being devoured by the jungle or sailing through Halong Bay for an overnight cruise on a traditional ‘junk’ boat. This trip truly is a once in a lifetime experience with breathtaking scenery, secluded beaches, a tragic yet captivating history and so much more. Email if you're interested or have questions : [masked]. Trip dates : November 16 - 30, 2019 Trip cost : $3300 (excluding flights) Single supplement : $600 For more information, visit : http://globe-drifters.com/tour/vietnam-cambodia/ Included : - 14 nights accommodation - 2 domestic flights and 1 international flight (Vietnam to Cambodia) - Ground transportation - Ferry/Speed boat transfers - Local guide throughout - Halong Bay overnight cruise - Activities as indicated on itinerary - 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners Not included : - Some excursions and activities - Some meals - Beverages - Gratuities - International flight - Insurance - Visas (See website for more information) For more information, please visit : http://globe-drifters.com/tour/vietnam-cambodia/ or email : [masked]

AWESOME CARIBBEAN CRUISE !!

Fort Lauderdale

8 DAY EXOTIC CARIBBEAN CRUISE - $697 – Round Trip Ft Lauderdale Join us on this fantastic 8 day Southern Caribbean cruise and explore the exotic islands of Half Moon Cay, Grand Turk, Curacao and Aruba. This wonderful cruise sails from December 7 through December 15 and it is specially priced from only $697 per person (inside) with Balcony rooms from $977 plus government taxes/fees of $141.52. A refundable deposit of $250 per person will hold your space until September 10 when the final payment is due. Our cruise is on the Carnival Magic which was built in 2011 and refurbished in 2016. The Magic is a large ship with a passenger to crew ratio of less than 3-1 and approximately 50% of the ship’s staterooms have private balconies. The Magic boasts 14 passenger decks with formal dining rooms, full buffet, deli, 24-hour pizzeria, Broadway style theater, show lounge, Las Vegas style Casino, numerous bars/lounges, dance clubs, full Spa/health club, swimming pool, whirlpools, jogging track, fitness center, aerobics room and much more! The price includes visiting 4 different islands, 8-nights on the ship, gourmet meals, nightly entertainment, $100 in FREE Shipboard Credit per room, a FREE Cocktail Party plus a bottle of Champagne in each room. Air Fare is extra and can be booked with your cruise vacation or on your own. For additional information or to make your reservation, PLEASE CALL [masked]. (Space is reserved on a first come-first served basis and subject to sell out.) This 8-night exotic Caribbean cruise sails round trip from Ft. Lauderdale, giving our members easier and more affordable air options. We will visit the following islands on this cruise in addition to 3 days in the sun enjoying all the resort amenities of the Carnival Magic - Day 2: Half Moon Cay, a Private Island in the Bahamas, delivers you to an idyllic sun-drenched island hideaway where you can play in the turquoise seas, ride horseback on powdery white sand, and encounter silky-smooth stingrays. Day 3: Grand Turk, of the Turks & Caicos islands, may be small but it’s packed with scenic punch and historic charm. You will experience this enchanted island outpost dotted with old windmills, grassy trails and picture-perfect beaches. Day 5: Curaçao, a Dutch Caribbean island, is where Europe meets the West Indies, and it collides here beautifully in a smashing blend of bold colors and cosmopolitan culture. The largest of what was once the Netherlands Antilles, this Caribbean island has it all. Day 6: Aruba, a tiny Dutch Caribbean island, cheerily welcomes visitors to picture-perfect strips of beach, swaths of exotic blooms, and some of the Caribbean’s top shopping locales. For additional information or to make your reservation, PLEASE CALL [masked]. (Space is reserved on a first come-first served basis and subject to sell out.)

EXOTIC MYANMAR (BURMA) TRIP !!

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MYANMAR (Burma) TRIP! (15 days / 14 nights) Email [masked] if interested in this 2020 trip.* Myanmar has been shrouded in mystery over the last half century, but has recently become open for tourists. It is much more than golden pagodas as far as the eye can see though. We’ll check out the diverse villages around Inle Lake and go hot air ballooning over stretches of fields filled with ancient pagodas in Bagan, but we’ll also visit Chin State, which just opened up to travelers a few years ago and we’ll get to visit lots of very distinct ethnic tribes that few have gotten to visit before. Below is some information. Email [masked] if you are interested or have any questions. Ed Howard, Organizer of Travel on a Budget, Amazing Travel Adventures, and OC Good Life, will be personally hosting this trip along with a local Burmese guide. Trip Dates : January 18, 2020 - February 1, 2020 Trip Cost : $3,400 (excluding flights) Single Supplement : $700 You can see all the trip details here : http://globe-drifters.com/tour/myanmar Included : - 14 nights accommodation - Local guide throughout - Private ground transportation (private mini-bus) - Most activities (as indicated on itinerary) - All breakfasts, 5 lunches 1 dinner - International airport arrival transfer - 2 domestic flights Not included : - Most dinners and some lunches - Optional activities - Gratuities - Alcoholic beverages - Souvenirs - International airport departure transfer - International flight - Supplementary insurance If you have questions, please email : [masked]

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