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CANADA & ALASKA Featuring USA Rail Journeys

2021

Premium journeys at exceptional value

SAVE upto $2,800 per couple* + EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW PRICES *See pages 24-25 for details

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Why Choose Travelmarvel MORE VALUE Travelling with us means you’ll visit incredible destinations, see all the must-see sights, stay in premium accommodation, and enjoy authentic meals, all without paying for the extras you don’t want or need.

MORE CHOICE We know that one size doesn’t fit all, so our itineraries are designed to provide the perfect balance between exploring all the iconic sights while still having plenty of time to do your own thing.

MORE EXPERIENCE Backed by the award-winning APT Travel Group, we’re proud to be owned and run by the McGeary family, who have spearheaded the travel industry for over 90 years.

MORE RELAXED Travelling with like-minded people means you’ll experience a more casual and relaxed atmosphere where fellow travellers quickly become new-found friends.

Explore More of Canada & the USA Alaska

USA

Fairbanks Denali National Park Arctic Circle

ALASKA LAND JOURNEYS

Anchorage

Northwest Territories

Whittier

Page 50

Hubbard Glacier Glacier Bay NP

Yellowknife

ROCKY MOUNTAINS

Skagway

Page 26

Juneau Sitka

Churchill Ketchikan

Alberta

CANADA

British Columbia Blue River

Port Hardy

Whistler Vancouver

WINTER WONDERLAND

Quaaout Lodge

Victoria

Manitoba

Rocky Mountains Jasper Emerald Lake Lake Louise Banff

Great Bear Lodge

Winnipeg

Calgary

Page 62

Chicago

USA

Illinois Nevada San Francisco Monterey

Merced

California

Los Angeles

Colorado Zion NP

Las Vegas

Monument Valley

Memphis

Arkansas

Flagstaff

USA RAIL Page 96

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Durango

Grand Canyon NP

Arizona

Front cover image: Stunning landscapes at Moraine Lake

Denver

Utah

Yosemite NP

Texas Houston

Louisiana New Orleans

Contents

EAST COAST Page 70

Sydney

Québec Québec City

Ontario Ottawa

Maine

Halifax Bar Harbor

Montréal Stowe

Vermont Boston Massachusetts

Cape Cod Toronto Niagara New York New York Falls Pennsylvania Philadelphia Lancaster Washington DC

Tennessee

Nashville Chattanooga Atlanta

Alabama

8 Holiday Maps 12 We Take Care of Everything 14 Included Sightseeing 16 Premium Accommodation 18 Cruise Alaska & New England 20 Great Rail Journeys 22 Authentic Flavours 24 Earlybird Offers 26 ROCKIES & ALASKA CRUISES 28 Highlights of the Rockies & Alaska Cruise 30 Rockies Marvel & Alaska Cruise 32 Reflections of the Rockies & Alaska Cruise 36 Iconic Rockies & Alaska Cruise 40 Enchanting Rockies & Alaska Cruise 42 Passage Through the Rockies & Alaska Cruise 44 Calgary Stampede, Rockies & Alaska Cruise 46 Highlights of the Rockies 47 Iconic Rockies 48 Canadian Adventure 49 Rockies Marvel 50 ROCKIES & ALASKA JOURNEYS 52 Rockies & Alaskan Adventure 56 Reflections of the Rockies & Alaskan Highlights 60 Alaskan Adventure 61 Alaskan Highlights  62 WINTER WONDERLAND 64 Rockies & Northern Lights Winter Wonderland 66 Festive Wonders 68 Christmas in Canada 70 THE EAST COAST 72 Eastern Canada & New England Cruise 74 Eastern Delight 76 Ultimate New England 78 East Coast USA 80 WEST & EAST COAST COMBINED 82 Highlights of Eastern & Western Canada with Alaska Cruise 84 Canada’s East & West with Alaska Cruise 86 Canada Complete 88 The Ultimate Canada & Alaska 90 East Coast Highlights & Alaskan Adventure 92 Canada’s East & West 94 The Best of Canada 96 USA RAIL HOLIDAYS 98 USA’s Iconic Train & Railways 100 Trans-American Rail Journey 102 Tracks of the Deep South 104 Grand Tour of Arizona, Las Vegas and the Golden West 106 GENERAL INFORMATION & CONDITIONS 106 Extend Your Journey 113 Pre & Post Accommodation 114 Enhance Your Journey – Summer 117 Enhance Your Journey – Winter 118 Cruise Ship Information 120 General Information & Conditions 123 Traveller Club & Travelmarvel Companion App

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“Travelmarvel is part of the APT Travel Group, an industryleading group of companies, proudly owned by our family. With origins that date back to 1927, we are celebrating over 90 years of premium journeys – and we are looking forward to many more years of exciting adventures with you. Thank you for considering Travelmarvel for your Canada & Alaska holiday. We hope to welcome you soon.”

Travel with Confidence OUR EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE We offer our guests the experience and expertise of our group of diverse companies, including Travelmarvel, APT, Captain’s Choice, TravelGlo and Botanica World Discoveries.

98% CUSTOMER SATISFACTION We’re proud of the 98% satisfaction rating we receive from our travellers, and we’re committed to maintaining it.

WE’VE GOT YOU COVERED If you pay an upfront fee of $95 per person, you can cancel your holiday prior to the due date for final payment and retain a credit for the deposit paid, less any third party cancellation fees. Held by Travelmarvel, this can be used for a new Travelmarvel booking made within three years of the original cancellation. Conditions apply, see pages 120-121.

Geoff McGeary OAM Robert McGeary Company Owner Director

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Travelmarvel proudly participates in the Travel Accreditation Scheme run by the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA).

Introducing OneTomorrow The OneTomorrow Charitable Fund is a not-for-profit initiative supported by APT. OneTomorrow joins APT with the mission to make a positive and enduring impact on the nature and communities we touch. Supporting various grassroots causes around the world, we aim to create immediate and long-term change in various environmental and humanitarian causes.

A World of Difference We believe in travel. We believe in life-changing experiences, cultural connections and meaningful moments. At OneTomorrow, we also believe in travel as a platform for change. Implementing initiatives across the ATG brands, we support local cultures by respecting the rights, history and traditions of local people, wherever we go. We are forever striving to improve the way we operate around the world.

Making Travel Mean More Launching in October 2020, Guest Giving allows you to donate to select causes in the regions you visit. From the wilderness of the Kimberley to the floating villages of Cambodia, we’re supporting a number of incredible causes that work to make the world a better place. With your financial support, these not-for-profit organisations can continue their invaluable work. The best part? Your donation is tax deductible and will be matched by OneTomorrow* – so together we can double our impact!

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Holiday Maps 17 Day Highlights of the Rockies & Alaska Cruise (URVEVV17) Glacier Bay

Skagway

14 Day Rockies Marvel & Alaska Cruise (URBWBV14) Glacier Bay

Skagway

Juneau

Alaska USA

Alaska USA Ketchikan

1

Vancouver 2

British Columbia

7

Jasper 2 National VIA Rail Park 11 Lake Louise 1 11

Holland America Line

Alberta

2

Quaaout 2 Banff Lodge Banff Thompson National Valley pages Park

1

Vancouver

1

Kamloops

21 Day Iconic Rockies & Alaska Cruise (URJEVV21) Skagway

Glacier Bay

Skagway

Ketchikan British Columbia

7 Kamloops Whistler 2 2

11

Jasper 2 National Park

1

1 Lake Louise

Quaaout 2 Banff Victoria 2 2 Vancouver Lodge Banff 2 2

National Park

8

USA Ketchikan

British Columbia

Jasper

pages 36-39

7 Volendam

pages 32-35

Juneau

CANADA Alberta

Banff National Park

Alaska

Ketchikan

CANADA

1 Lake Louise 2 Banff

Skagway

Glacier Bay

Alaska USA

USA

Kamloops

Jasper National Park

19 Day Passage Through the Rockies & Alaska Cruise (URJWCV19)

Juneau

Alaska

2

22

Victoria 2 Vancouver

pages 30-31

19 Day Enchanting Rockies & Alaska Cruise (URBEVV19)

Juneau

Vancouver Island

Calgary

2

1 1

Whistler

Vancouver Island

2 Banff

Alberta Jasper

Blue River

Volendam or Koningsdam

1 Lake Louise Banff National Park

CANADA

British Columbia

7

Quaaout Lodge

28-29

Koningsdam

Ketchikan

Alberta Jasper

Whistler

USA CANADA

British Columbia

7

Alaska

Ketchikan

CANADA

Volendam

Skagway

Glacier Bay

Juneau

Juneau

Glacier Bay

21 Day Reflections of the Rockies & Alaska Cruise (URBWIV21)

Alberta

Jasper Jasper Blue River 1 National Park 1 Whistler

Vancouver Island

Victoria 2

1 2

1

Kamloops

Vancouver

1 Lake Louise 2 Banff Banff National Park

pages 36-37 40-41

CANADA

British Columbia

7 Volendam Vancouver Island

Blue River 1 Whistler

Alberta Jasper

1

Jasper National Park

11 1 Lake Louise 1 2 2 Banff Kamloops 2 2 Victoria 2 Vancouver Banff 1 Calgary National Park

pages 42-43 36-37

Breathtaking scenery awaits in Alaska

21 Day Calgary Stampede, Rockies & Alaska Cruise (URJWCV21) Glacier Bay

10 Day Highlights of the Rockies (URVEV10)

14 Day Iconic Rockies (URJEV14)

Skagway Juneau Alaska USA

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Vancouver Island

British Columbia

CANADA Alberta

Blue River 1 Whistler

2

1

Jasper 11 National Park

Vancouver 2

1 Lake Louise 2 Banff 2 Kamloops 2 Victoria 2 Vancouver 3 Banff 11

Whistler Kamloops

Quaaout Thompson Lodge Valley

11

Jasper

2

Rocky Mountaineer

Jasper National Park

1

1

Alberta

British Columbia

1

Whistler

Jasper

Alberta

Jasper VIA Rail

British Columbia

Koningsdam or Volendam

CANADA

CANADA

Ketchikan

Lake Louise

2 Banff Banff National Park

1

2

Vancouver Island

Victoria 2

2 Vancouver

Jasper National Park

1 Quaaout Lodge

Lake

1 Louise 2 Banff Banff National Park

National Park Calgary

pages 44-45

12 Day Canadian Adventure (URJWI12)

page 46

7 Day Rockies Marvel (URBWB07)

page 47

23 Day Rockies & Alaskan Adventure (URAJWI23) Denali 11 Fairbanks National 2 USA Park 1 Anchorage Whittier

British Columbia Whistler Vancouver Island

Victoria 2

1

CANADA

Alberta

Jasper

Sun Peaks

1

1

1

Kamloops Vancouver

2

Rocky Mountaineer

Alaska

CANADA British Columbia

Jasper National Park

Emerald Lake Lake Louise 1 2 Banff

2

Vancouver

Banff National Park

Skagway

Alberta

Glacier Bay

Quaaout Lodge

1

1

Kamloops

Juneau

7

1 Lake Louise

Nieuw Amsterdam or Noordam

2 Banff

Calgary

Banff Rocky National Mountaineer Park

Ketchikan CANADA British Alberta Columbia

Sun Jasper Peaks 1 Jasper National Park Whistler 1 Emerald Lake 1 1 Lake Louise 1 2 Banff 2 Kamloops Banff Victoria 2 pages Vancouver National Park 52-55 36-37

Vancouver Island

page 48

pages page 36-37 49

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25 Day Reflections of the Rockies & Alaskan Highlights (URAABWI25)

13 Day Alaskan Adventure (URA13)

22 Denali National Park

Talkeetna Anchorage 22 Whittier

Denali National Park

USA Fairbanks Denali 1 National Park 2 2

USA Alaska

Anchorage 11

2

Juneau

Alaska

Skagway Juneau

7

7

Nieuw Amsterdam Glacier Bay or Noordam

CANADA Ketchikan

British Columbia

11 Vancouver

pages page 36-37 60

13 Day Festive Wonders (URXWC13)

pages page 36-37 61

11 Day Christmas in Canada (URXEV11)

Yellowknife

CANADA

3

CANADA British Columbia

Alberta

2

Jasper

2

Jasper National Park

Whistler

Alberta

Lake Louise

1

Vancouver Island

1

VIA Rail

1

Jasper National Park

1

2

Lake Louise Banff

Quaaout Lodge

3

2 Vancouver

Calgary Banff National Park

Banff National Park Calgary

Victoria 2

1

Banff

3

2 Vancouver

Lake Louise Banff 2

Alberta

British Columbia

Jasper

CANADA

2 Vancouver

CANADA Ketchikan

11 Vancouver

10 Day Rockies & Northern Lights Winter Wonderland (URWNL10)

British Columbia

Skagway Juneau

British Columbia

pages 56-59

Northwest Territories

USA

Whittier

Nieuw Amsterdam Glacier Bay or Noordam

Ketchikan CANADA British Nieuw Amsterdam Alberta Columbia or Noordam Blue Jasper Jasper River 2 National Park Whistler 11 2 Vancouver 2 2 Lake Louise 11 11 Island 2 2 2 Banff Victoria 22 Kamloops Banff Vancouver National Park

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Alaska

Talkeetna Anchorage 2

Whittier

Skagway Glacier Bay

13 Day Alaskan Highlights (URAA13)

1 Calgary

Banff National Park

pages 64-65

16 Day Eastern Canada & New England Cruise (URE16)

pages 66-67 36-37

20 Day Eastern Delight (UREN20)

pages 68-69 36-37

24 Day Ultimate New England (UREUS24)

Québec City

2

CANADA Sydney

Prince Edward Island

CANADA

Toronto 2

Halifax

Montréal USA Boston

Niagara Falls

Bar Harbor

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Lancaster 1

10 Day East Coast USA (UREUS10) Boston 2

1 Cape Cod

2 New York

Philadelphia Lancaster 1 1

2

Washington DC

10

2 New York

pages 78-79

Washington DC 2

Toronto 2

Halifax

2

Montréal

Niagara Falls

Bar Harbor

Boston 1 Newport 1

USA

Philadelphia

Amsterdam or Zaandam

Newport

2 Boston Newport 1 Cape Cod

USA

pages 72-73

USA

1

Niagara Falls

Sydney

2 Québec City Ottawa 2

1 Stowe

Niagara-on-the-Lake

2

2 Toronto

2 Montréal

Kingston

2 Québec City Ottawa 2

Ottawa 2

Prince Edward Island

CANADA

7 Amsterdam or Zaandam

Cape Cod

2 New York

Philadelphia 1 Lancaster 1

1

pages 36-37 74-75

2

Washington DC

pages 36-37 76-77

27 Day Highlights of Eastern & Western Canada with Alaska Cruise (UREJWC27) USA Alaska Glacier Bay Skagway Juneau CANADA Ketchikan 7 Blue Jasper Volendam River 11 Lake Louise 1 1 Banff Whistler 11 11

Victoria 22 22

22

11

Kamloops Vancouver

Calgary

Québec City

2 2 Ottawa 2 2 Kingston 22 2 Montréal Toronto 2 Niagara Falls

pages 82-83

30 Day Canada’s East & West with Alaska Cruise (UREBWI30)

27 Day Canada Complete (UREBEV27)

USA Alaska

31 Day The Ultimate Canada & Alaska (UREAJ31) USA 1 Fairbanks Alaska 2 Denali National Park 1 Anchorage Whittier Skagway

USA Alaska

Glacier Bay Skagway Juneau CANADA Ketchikan 7 Blue Volendam River 2 Jasper

2 1 11 2 Victoria 3 2

Whistler

Québec City

11 Lake Louise 2 2 Banff

Kamloops Vancouver

2 2

Ottawa 2 2 1 1 Toronto 22 Montréal

1

Niagara Falls

Glacier Skagway Bay Juneau Ketchikan 7 Blue River 11 Jasper Volendam 11 1 1 1 2 2 Victoria 2

Whistler

Vancouver

CANADA

1 Lake Louise 22 Banff

Québec City

2 2

Ottawa 22 2 2 Toronto 22 Montréal Niagara Falls

Kamloops

pages 84-85

21 Day East Coast Highlights & Alaskan Adventure (UREA21)

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CANADA

Québec City

2 2

Ottawa 2 22 2 Toronto 22 Montréal Niagara Falls

1

Vancouver

CANADA Blue River 2 Jasper 1 Whistler 2 2 1 Lake Louise 1 2 2 Banff 2 2 Victoria 3 Kamloops Vancouver

California Zephyr

Grand 1 Junction 2 Denver San Francisco 1 Silverton 2 1 Merced USA Las Vegas 1 Durango Bakersfield

2

Lake Shore Limited

1

Chicago

1

pages 88-89 36-37

Ottawa 2 Toronto 22

1

2 2

Sun Peaks

Whistler Victoria 1 2 2

2 2

2 1 Jasper

11

Québec City

11 Emerald Lake 22 Banff

11

Ottawa 2 2 Toronto 22

Kamloops Vancouver

Niagara Falls 11

11

Montréal

3 Jackson

2

Memphis 2

New York

Montréal

pages 94-95 36-37

Lynchburg

1

USA

14 Day Grand Tour of Arizona, Las Vegas and the Golden West (RJTVGG14) Yosemite National Park

1 Merced

1 Chattanooga

2 Monterey

Salinas

Grand Canyon

Williams 2 Sedona

Hammond Houston 2

Bryce Zion Canyon Monument National Park Valley Springdale 1 1

2 Las Vegas

Bakersfield

Atlanta

11

Niagara Falls

San Francisco 2 Turlock

Nashville

1

pages 100-101 36-37

2 2

pages 92-93

Niagara Falls

Flagstaff

1

Niagara Falls

CANADA

13 Day Tracks of the Deep South (RJTDSG13)

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2

2 Ottawa 22 11 Toronto 22 1 Montréal

20 Day The Best of Canada (UREJWI20)

Québec City

pages 90-91

18 Day Trans-American Rail Journey (RJTSUG18)

Québec City

pages 86-87 36-37

23 Day Canada’s East & West (UREBWI23)

USA 1 Fairbanks Alaska 2 Denali National Park 11 Anchorage Whittier Skagway Glacier Bay Juneau Nieuw Amsterdam Ketchikan or Noordam

Glacier Bay Juneau CANADA Ketchikan Nieuw Amsterdam Sun or Noordam Peaks 1 Jasper 2 11 Whistler 11 1 Emerald Lake Victoria 22 22 1 2 Banff Kamloops Vancouver

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USA

3

2 Los Angeles

New Orleans

pages 102-103 36-37

Phoenix

pages 104-105 36-37

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We Take Care of Everything Looking after you isn’t just our job – it’s our passion At Travelmarvel, we know that great service is about going above and beyond, which is why our staff have a 98% satisfaction rating on average from our guests. THE CANADA & ALASKA EXPERTS

VANCOUVER-BASED OPERATIONS STAFF

The Travelmarvel team has travelled extensively through Canada & Alaska in order to create unique and rewarding holidays, paying attention to the finest details. Our first-hand knowledge means you’ll experience the iconic attractions in a new light. You’ll venture away from the busy crowds to interact with local people, and you’ll discover hidden gems far removed from the well-trodden tourist trail.

Our dedicated management team is also available in Vancouver for any need that might arise by land or water. So, you can rest assured knowing that you will be taken care of by knowledgeable and caring staff while you are travelling.

YOUR FRIENDLY TOUR DIRECTOR & DRIVER There’s no one better to show you the incredible sights of Canada & Alaska than someone who’s been brought up in the region and intimately understands it. Our friendly Tour Directors and Drivers are locals, who are on hand throughout your journey to assist you whenever needed.

LOCAL GUIDES – LOCAL KNOWLEDGE In select locations, you will be joined by an expert local guide, offering even greater insight into each destination.

MEET THE CREW: JAQI MIFFLIN, TOUR DIRECTOR With over 23 years’ experience in the travel industry, Jaqi has travelled extensively throughout Canada and the USA. She loves taking guests through the Canadian Rockies. “It’s breathtaking country... Lake Louise offers real serenity in the evening when the day visitors have left and all you can hear is the crackle of the fire pit, and the splash of canoe paddles in the water.”

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Included Sightseeing Gain an extraordinary insight into the essence of Canada & Alaska

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Experience the must-see sights and lesser-known wonders of these incredible destinations. SIGHTSEEING HIGHLIGHTS Every Travelmarvel holiday provides comprehensive included sightseeing to ensure you see all the highlights. Ice Explorer Ride on Athabasca Glacier Journey onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier aboard an Ice Explorer. This natural wonder is part of the Columbia Icefield, the largest of its kind in the Canadian Rockies. Step out onto the glacier to experience it up close, while your knowledgeable driverguide provides a wealth of information about the glacier and surrounding region.

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The Butchart Gardens, Victoria Vibrant and colourful, The Butchart Gardens has been impressing visitors with remarkable floral displays for more than 100 years. Created by the Butchart family out of the remains of a quarry, the gardens boast a Rose Garden, Japanese Garden, Italian Garden and Sunken Garden, along with the original Butchart family home. 1000 Islands Cruise, Kingston Explore the 1000 Islands archipelago in the beautiful St Lawrence Seaway aboard an informative and picturesque cruise.

Hornblower Cruise, Niagara Falls Cruise to the base of Horseshoe Falls, the largest of the falls that make up Niagara, and feel the power of nature around you.

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Travelmarvel also offers a range of included Insider Experiences so that you can really immerse yourself in each destination. These special experiences ensure you’ll make real connections with the people you meet and the places you visit during your holiday. Look for the star and coloured text throughout your itinerary.

1. Cruise to the base of Niagara Falls 2. Cross Athabasca Glacier aboard an Ice Explorer 3. Spot bears at Grouse Mountain Bear Refuge in Vancouver

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EXCLUSIVE! Blue River Safari Cruise along glacier-fed rivers and lakes, through pristine rainforest, on a Blue River safari. Your journey takes you to Grizzly Bear Valley, which is located in the beautiful Monashee Mountains. Along the way, keep an eye out for local wildlife by the water’s edge. Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary On a visit to Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary, learn about the significance of preserving wild wolfdogs and wolfdog ownership.

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Breakfast with the Bears, Vancouver Visit the Grouse Mountain Bear Refuge and participate in the morning feeding of resident orphaned grizzly bears as you learn about them from expert rangers. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast in the Treetop Restaurant.

Parc Oméga, Québec City Follow a well-worn driving track through Parc Oméga, a region home to many intriguing species of wildlife, from moose to black bears, wolves and deer. So, be sure to have your camera at the ready!

Tundra Wilderness Tour, Denali Explore the tundra wilderness country of Denali National Park, accompanied by a knowledgeable local ranger. Look out for native wildlife including moose and wolves.

During your free time, you can tailor your holiday to suit your own interests with the range of select experiences we offer to further immerse yourself in Canada. See pages 114-117 for details and pricing.

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

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Premium Accommodation Stay in hand-picked hotels based on their great location and exceptional service

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With Travelmarvel, where you stay provides you with greater insight into your destination, allowing you to soak up the local ambience. Our years of experience ensure you’ll stay in well-appointed hotels in central or unique locations. INSIDER EXPERIENCES In select locations, you’ll stay in superior properties at the heart of major attractions, designed to enhance your holiday experience. The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Constructed more than 100 years ago, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise has preserved the elegance of a bygone era. Enjoy premium amenities and delicious dining in the awe-inspiring alpine surrounds of Lake Louise.

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Emerald Lake Lodge Located on a spectacular emeraldcoloured lake, you’ll love waking up to the postcard-perfect views, rich timber furnishings and cosy stone fireplaces of this charming and inviting eco-friendly lodge. Banff Park Lodge Perfectly located in the heart of Banff, this is the ideal base from which to explore the region’s many cultural and outdoor activities in comfort and style.

EXCLUSIVE! Mike Wiegele Heli Village, Blue River Nestled in the heart of the Monashee and Cariboo mountains on the shores of Eleanor Lake, Mike Wiegele Heli Village boasts handcrafted log chalets. Quaaout Lodge & Spa Located on the shores of Little Shuswap Lake, Quaaout offers a comfortable stay in peaceful surroundings. Discover traditional history with First Nations storytelling from your host during your stay.

1. Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise 2. The views are out of this world at Emerald Lake Lodge 3. Relax amid peaceful surrounds at Quaaout Lodge & Spa

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Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel Situated close to Vancouver’s chic waterfront of Coal Harbour, the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel is well placed for exploring the city’s sights and for enjoying versatile dining.

EXCLUSIVE! The Parkside Hotel & Spa, Victoria Stay in your own stylish one-bedroom apartment at The Parkside Hotel & Spa, walking distance to Victoria’s attractions.

EXCLUSIVE! Marriott on the Falls, Niagara Falls Stay overlooking the thundering Niagara Falls. Wake to spectacular views of the falls and enjoy first-class service. Lord Elgin, Ottawa Since its construction in 1941, the Lord Elgin has been a treasured landmark in the heart of Canada’s capital. With friendly staff and an array of onsite amenities, your stay here will be a true highlight of your journey.

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Sea Crest Beach Hotel, Cape Cod Steeped in history, this beautiful hotel had its early beginnings as a summer house. Today, it still offers breathtaking beach views, as well as great Cape Cod-style hospitality and service.

FREE WI-FI AT ALL HOTELS Throughout Canada, all of the properties in which you stay include Wi-Fi internet access at no extra charge. (This is occasionally limited to lobby access only.)

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Cruise Alaska & New England Discover North America from a different perspective

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Encounter some of the world’s most memorable coastal scenery as you cruise Alaska’s iconic Inside Passage and Canada’s Maritime provinces. CRUISE ON PREMIUM SHIPS Cruise Alaska and New England with Holland America Line, the leading cruise line in these regions. Welcome aboard perfectly sized ships with spacious public areas and wraparound decks. All tastefully appointed and uncrowded, with room on board to relax in private and space to engage in a variety of immersive experiences. As a personal guest on board, you’ll enjoy dining, intuitive 24-hour room service, and tipping is included.

ALASKA’S INSIDE PASSAGE Discover Alaska’s Inside Passage, a region of outstanding coastal beauty, where you will cruise past snow-capped peaks and

icy glaciers. Spot bears, watch whales and visit colourful fishing ports. The majority of Inside Passage cruises include a full day at World Heritage-listed Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

EAST COAST CRUISING & NOVA SCOTIA Gain insight into the rich history of Canada’s Maritime provinces during a visit to Halifax. Journey to Prince Edward Island or try North America’s only single malt whiskey, Glen Breton Rare, in Cape Breton.

CHOOSE YOUR STATEROOM Enjoy a relaxing stay in a guaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom as you explore North America’s phenomenal coastline.

Alternatively, you may prefer to upgrade. Refer to pages 118-119 for more details.

THE TRAVELMARVEL DIFFERENCE As a Travelmarvel guest, a dedicated cruise liaison will stay with you once your Canadian land journey is over and your cruise has begun. Your cruise liaison operates a daily hospitality desk to assist you. They provide walking tours at ports during your cruise and organise onboard events like group dinners and briefings. You’ll also enjoy exclusive discounts on select shore excursions when pre-booked with Holland America Line. *Minimum number of guests applies.

1. Explore Prince Edward Island 2. Spend days on deck looking out to Alaska’s scenery 3. Cruise Alaska’s iconic Inside Passage

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Great Rail Journeys Experience the romance of rail travel across Canada and the USA

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Relish the journey as much as the destination with our range of exciting escorted rail adventures, guaranteed to show you North America in a whole new way. THE ROCKY MOUNTAINEER Considered the ‘world’s most spectacular rail journey’, you’ll travel in complete comfort and style aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. The two-day train journey takes place in daylight, so you won’t miss any of the legendary Canadian Rockies scenery. As a SilverLeaf Service guest, travel in air-conditioned comfort in your spacious reclining seat. Marvel at the beautiful scenery through panoramic windows and enjoy delicious hot meals, gourmet snacks and complimentary

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beverages (including wine, beer and spirits), which will be served to your seat. At the trip’s halfway point, stay overnight in the city of Kamloops.

MCKINLEY EXPLORER This spectacular journey along the Alaska Railroad takes you through the heartland of America’s northernmost state. Seated in glass-domed carriages, relax into forward-facing reclining seats and listen to tour narration, while enjoying stunning scenery from every perspective.

VIA RAIL, THE CANADIAN With VIA Rail, you will gain a truly revealing perspective on your journey from Vancouver to Jasper aboard the transcontinental passenger train, The Canadian. Travelling in comfortable Sleeper Plus, this memorable rail experience includes all meals, served in the elegant dining car. Throughout your journey, you will have access to the glass-domed observation deck to fully appreciate the beautiful Canadian vistas sweeping by.

1. Explore Canada aboard the Rocky Mountaineer 2. See Colorado’s rugged landscapes aboard the Durango and Silverton Railroad 3. Marvel at the Rockies’ scenery from your panoramic viewing platform

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USA RAIL JOURNEYS Thanks to our partnership with awardwinning company Great Rail Journeys, Travelmarvel is proud to offer four exciting USA rail holidays in 2021. Travel aboard a number of iconic trains as you take in the sights of some of the USA’s most famous cities including New York, Chicago, Las Vegas, Memphis and New Orleans. Enjoy your relaxing journey in complete comfort as amazing USA scenery glides by your window. See pages 96-105 for itinerary information.

ROCKY MOUNTAINEER GOLDLEAF SERVICE UPGRADE For the ultimate in rail travel, an upgrade to GoldLeaf Service means you’ll be seated in a luxurious glass-domed carriage with panoramic views. Enjoy first-class service and dine on delicious hot gourmet meals created by onboard chefs in the exclusive GoldLeaf Dining Room. Breakfast, lunch and all beverages are included. Savour them as you pass by incredible sights including Mt Robson, the Spiral Tunnels or Kicking Horse Canyon. See itinerary pages for prices.

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Authentic Flavours Indulge your tastebuds on their own culinary journey

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Our meals are often the thing we remember most about a holiday, and great cuisine is an integral part of your Travelmarvel experience. DELICIOUS EVERYDAY DINING

INSIDER EXPERIENCES

You will begin each morning with a full breakfast to fuel the day’s adventures. Each day is different, and you can enjoy some lunches and dinners which are included on tour.

We offer a range of special dining events and feature meals throughout your holiday. These are designed to showcase each region’s specialities.

Aboard your Alaska Inside Passage or New England cruise, you’ll also enjoy five-star culinary experiences.

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First Nations-Inspired Feast, Whistler Feast at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler with a menu inspired by traditional First Nations food, and a cultural presentation by a performance team. You’ll also hear stories of hunters and gatherers who traditionally inhabited the land.

Western Evening in Banff Take a memorable covered-wagon ride and top it off with a traditional westernstyle steak fry dinner and great hospitality. Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen Enjoy a delicious smokehouse menu that’s a traditional take on comfort food, perfectly suited to today’s adventurers. Think slowsmoked meats, handmade preserves, fresh local veggies and warm hospitality.

1. Dine in the Maligne Canyon Kitchen 2. Enjoy a First Nations-Inspired Feast in Whistler 3. Memorable moments shared over a delicious meal

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First Nations-Inspired Dinner, Quaaout Lodge & Spa During a stay in the lakeside surrounds of Quaaout Lodge & Spa, learn about Canada’s Indigenous cultures during a First Nations-inspired dinner.

Maple Syrup Sugar Shack, Québec City Sample Canada’s maple syrup and local fare in a traditional sugar shack, which is a small cabin where sap from maple trees is collected.

Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens, Victoria Dine in the original Butchart family residence after exploring The Butchart Gardens’ vivid floral displays. This special Farewell Dinner is also an opportunity to swap travel stories with fellow guests.

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory, Stowe Visit Ben & Jerry’s Factory for a tour. Discover the origin of these world-famous ice creams, frozen yogurt and sorbets, with a tasting of their unique flavours to find your favourite.

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Diner Breakfast, New York Enjoy classic American comfort food at a traditional diner in New York. This is one of the Big Apple’s best-loved pastimes and a must for food aficionados wanting a slice of the pie.

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Exclusive Preview Earlybird Offers HURRY – STRICTLY LIMITED OFFERS!

SAVE $2,000* UP TO

1

PER COUPLE

On selected tours.

THE ABOVE OFFERS ARE COMBINABLE WITH THE FOLLOWING TWO OFFERS:

BONUS EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNT OF $800*

TRAVEL WITH FRIENDS & SAVE $600*

Book a Canada & Alaska holiday and pay in full 10 months prior to departure and you will receive the following additional savings.

When six or more people book together on a Canada & Alaska holiday, Travelmarvel offers the following savings.

• Tours of 16 days or more, Save $400* per person • Tours of under 16 days, Save $200* per person

• Tours of 16 days or more, Save $300* per person • Tours of under 16 days, Save $150* per person

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URVEVV17

Highlights of the Rockies & Alaska Cruise

$1,600

$800

$600

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URBWBV14

Rockies Marvel & Alaska Cruise

$1,200

$800

$600

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URBWIV21

Reflections of the Rockies & Alaska Cruise

$1,600

$800

$600

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URJEVV21

Iconic Rockies & Alaska Cruise

$1,600

$800

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URBEVV19

Enchanting Rockies & Alaska Cruise

$1,600

$800

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URJWCV19

Passage Through the Rockies & Alaska Cruise

$1,600

$800

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URJWCV21

Calgary Stampede, Rockies & Alaska Cruise

$1,600

$800

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Highlights of the Rockies

$500

$400

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Iconic Rockies

$500

$400

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Canadian Adventure

$500

$400

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Rockies Marvel

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Rockies & Alaskan Adventure

$2,000

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Reflections of the Rockies & Alaskan Highlights

$2,000

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Alaskan Adventure

$500

$400

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Alaskan Highlights

$500

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$1,200

$800

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Eastern Delight

$1,200

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UREUS24

Ultimate New England

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East Coast USA

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UREJWC27

Highlights of Eastern & Western Canada with Alaska Cruise

$2,000

$800

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UREBWI30

Canada's East & West with Alaskan Cruise

$2,000

$800

$600

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UREBEV27

Canada Complete

$2,000

$800

$600

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UREAJ31

The Ultimate Canada & Alaska

$2,000

$800

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East Coast Highlights & Alaskan Adventure

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$800

$600

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UREBWI23

Canada's East & West

$1,200

$800

$600

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The Best of Canada

$1,200

$800

$600

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Trans-American Rail Journey

$1,000

$400

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Tracks of the Deep South

$1,000

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Grand Tour of Arizona, Las Vegas and the Golden West

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deposit is received, flights will be ticketed and will be subject to change and/or cancellation fees. In some cases ticketed flights will be non-refundable. Any changes made after first deposit is received will incur fees. Should you choose to depart New Zealand earlier than your scheduled tour departure, or make variations to airline routings, surcharges will apply. Cannot be combined with other offers unless specified.BONUS EARLY PAYMENT DISCOUNTS: $250 deposit must be paid within seven days of booking and paid in full 10 months prior to travel. A saving of $400 per person ($800 per couple) is available on itineraries of 16 days or more whereby ‘16 days or more’ is part of the tour and not made up of pre or post tour accommodation, with the exception of our Trans-American Rail Journey, which is eligible for a $200 per person saving. $200 per person for tours of less than 16 days. Offers are combinable with save offer. TRAVEL WITH FRIENDS: $300 per person when six or more friends book together on the same cruise or tour of 16 days or longer whereby the ‘16 days or more’ is part of the tour and not made up of pre or post tour accommodation, with the exception our Trans-American Rail Journey, which are eligible for a $150 per person saving. Save $150 per person for tours of less than 16 days. This offer is combinable with save offer and the Early Payment Discount.

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Thank you Travelmarvel and the whole team for a holiday that we will never forget.



Carlton and Tabitha, VIC

Admire the beauty of world-famous Lake Louise

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Rockies & Alaska Cruises Gateway to adventure, roam Canada’s epic West Coast and Alaska’s Inside Passage The Rockies & Alaska feature larger-than-life regions of natural perfection packed with accessible wildlife. Add a diverse First Nations legacy and stylish cities, all explored in depth on our Rockies & Alaska journeys. BEAUTIFUL BRITISH COLUMBIA British Columbia invites you to turn the pages of history and explore pristine wilderness all in one province. From Victoria to Vancouver, discover world-class cities which trace colonial history and welcome you to indulge in your favourite pastimes — the arts, shopping and outdoor adventure. All within striking distance to regions of outstanding natural beauty. Alpine resorts such as Whistler are havens for outdoor enthusiasts, while Emerald Lake is Yoho National Park’s dazzling centrepiece. A scene of unflinching natural beauty that makes you want to simply exhale.

AMAZING ALBERTA Canada’s national treasure, the Rocky Mountains, is a wish-list destination best explored aboard your iconic Rocky Mountaineer train. Named one of the world’s best rail trips by National Geographic, it’s the only way to see some of the most remarkable stretches of the historic Canadian Pacific Railway up close. By land, there is so much to see. Explore Banff and Jasper National Parks. Cross Athabasca Glacier on

an Ice Explorer ride and traverse the Icefields Parkway. And the jewel in this region’s crown is Lake Louise, which must be seen to be believed. From Alberta’s rugged beauty, the city of Calgary brings you a footstomping extravaganza known as ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’, which attracts over a million visitors from around the world each year. The Calgary Stampede is a communitywide festival and one of those defining holiday experiences, not to be missed.

INSIDE PASSAGE CRUISE Although Alaska is the USA’s 49th state it has a distinct ‘last frontier’ feel. On a cruise through Alaska’s Inside Passage, you’ll cover some of the world’s most remote coastal scenery, and explore Alaska Native heritage and pioneering history. The pinnacle of this adventure is a full day in Glacier Bay National Park, a place that is also woven into the storytelling of the local Tlingit people. Along the way, dock in frontier towns to unearth their gold rush past and learn about Indigenous cultures and traditions.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ROCKIES & ALASKA CRUISE Vancouver Return 17 Days

Vancouver n Thompson Valley Jasper n Banff n Quaaout Lodge Whistler n Inside Passage

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ G  uaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise ✓ Nine nights in premium accommodation ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 33 meals – 16 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 11 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Relax over a BBQ dinner at South Thompson Inn  xperience close encounters with Canadian wildlife E at the British Columbia Wildlife Park Indulge during a Canadian feast at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen  earn about Canada’s indigenous culture on a walk and L a First Nations-inspired dinner at Quaaout Lodge & Spa

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Tour the Icefields Parkway and join an Ice Explorer glacier ride ✓ Explore picture-perfect Banff National Park ✓ Discover Juneau, Alaska’s fun-filled capital city ✓ Visit Ketchikan, the salmon capital of the world ✓ Cruise the picturesque Glacier Bay National Park

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Day 1. Arrive Vancouver Fly into Vancouver today, where you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. After settling in, meet with your Tour Director and fellow guests during a Welcome Reception this evening. Stay: Vancouver, Sutton Place.  Day 2. Vancouver, Thompson Valley Explore Vancouver, including the waterfront and Gastown district. Later, enjoy the scenery on the way to the Thompson Valley. Tonight, enjoy a BBQ dinner. Stay: Thompson Valley, South Thompson Inn.  BD Day 3. Thompson Valley, Jasper Meet Canadian wildlife up close at the British Columbia Wildlife Park. Continue your journey to Jasper via Mt Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies. An evening at leisure gives you the chance to explore your beautiful surrounds. Two Nights: Jasper, Marmot Lodge.  B VIA RAIL OPTION (VANCOUVER TO JASPER) Perhaps replace Days 2 and 3 touring with a rail journey from Vancouver to Jasper.

Day 4. Jasper With a full day at leisure, you might like to join a select experience. Perhaps join a Harley-Davidson motorcycle tour, embark on a rafting adventure along the Athabasca River or enjoy an evening wildlife experience (own expense). Tonight, sit down to a Canadian feast at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen.BD Day 5. Jasper, Banff Travel along the Icefields Parkway and stop for an Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Visit Moraine Lake and Lake Louise. Two Nights: Banff, Ptarmigan Inn. B Day 6. Banff Enjoy today at leisure to explore. If you’re after adventure, then why not choose from a range of select experiences. Perhaps join a heliflightseeing tour, watch for local wildlife on a Bow River float trip or set off on a Banff Experience tour (own expense).  B Day 7. Banff, Quaaout Lodge Leaving Banff, descend from the Rockies via Yoho National Park, then continue to Little Shuswap Lake. Learn the history of Canada’s Indigenous culture on an interpretive walk before a First Nations-inspired dinner. Stay: Quaaout Lodge & Spa.  BD

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Skagway

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1 Day 8. Quaaout Lodge, Whistler Travel through the vast landscapes of the Cariboo region before arriving in Whistler. This famous alpine resort town offers an array of cultural and outdoor discoveries. Stay: Delta Whistler Village Suites.  B

Day 12. Juneau Dock at Alaska’s beautiful capital, Juneau. Here, perhaps join a dog sled ride over a glacier, sample salmon baked over a fire or even try your hand at panning for gold in this former gold rush town (own expense).  BLD

Day 9. Whistler, Vancouver Travel along the Sea to Sky Highway to Vancouver. Get together for dinner tonight. Stay: Vancouver, Sutton Place. 

Day 13. Skagway This morning you’ll dock at the historic port of Skagway, located at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Here, there are also opportunities to learn more about gold prospecting or view local wildlife (own expense). BLD

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Day 10. Vancouver, Embark Cruise Board your Holland America Line ship for your Alaskan Inside Passage cruise. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Volendam.  BD Day 11. Inside Passage Enjoy a full day on the open water at the start of your journey through the Inside Passage.  BLD

Day 14. Glacier Bay Wake up within the breathtaking Glacier Bay National Park. Today, you’ll gain an insight into the unique nature of this national park as local rangers join you on board to explain the geology and wildlife found here. BLD

VIA RAIL OPTION (VANCOUVER TO JASPER) Enjoy an overnight train journey from Vancouver to Jasper. Day 2. Vancouver, VIA Rail Spend the morning at leisure in Vancouver before you board the VIA Rail for your exciting overnight train journey.  Stay: VIA Rail Sleeper Plus. BD

Day 3. VIA Rail, Jasper Arrive early into Jasper and be transferred to your lodge ahead of a day to relax or explore. B Price per person

Twin Share

VIA Rail Sleeper Plus

from $1,295

Day 15. Ketchikan You may like to enjoy free time. Or, join a walking tour or visit Saxman Native Village (own expense).  BLD

Day 17. Disembark Cruise, Depart Vancouver Disembark in Vancouver for your airport transfer and onward flight.B

Day 16. Inside Passage Cruise south to Vancouver. Tonight, join a final dinner on board. BLD

1. Marvel at the scenery of Alaska’s Inside Passage

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 17 Days – Vancouver Return (URVEVV17) Ocean-View Stateroom

Lanai Stateroom

Per person (twin share)

EB Price~

Standard Price Standard Price

Apr. 19.# Apr. 26. May 3. May 10. May 31. June 7. July 26. Aug. 9. Aug. 23. Aug. 30.

$5,295 $5,395 $5,695 $5,995 $6,495 $6,995 $6,995 $6,795 $6,795 $6,395

$6,495 $6,595 $6,895 $7,195 $7,695 $8,195 $8,195 $7,995 $7,995 $7,595

$6,995 $7,095 $7,395 $7,695 $8,245 $8,795 $8,745 $8,495 $8,495 $8,095

~EB Price – includes Early Payment Discount of $400 per person and dollar saving, also applicable to Lanai Stateroom. Solo travellers add on from $2,800. Please enquire for details.

Tour Notes Prices based on Ocean-View Stateroom include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. Departure transfer – after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1 pm. The VIA Rail is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director and gratuities are not included. VIA Rail: Private twin cabins feature an upper and lower bed. 10 day land tour (URVEV10) is available. #Variation to itinerary, See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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ROCKIES MARVEL & ALASKA CRUISE Calgary to Vancouver 14 Days

Banff n Lake Louise n Vancouver Inside Passage n Juneau n Skagway Glacier Bay n Ketchikan

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ G  uaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise ✓ S  ix nights in premium accommodation including the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 29 meals – 13 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 10 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping, port charges, porterage and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise  Learn about Canada’s Indigenous culture on a walk and a First Nations-inspired dinner at Quaaout Lodge & Spa

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Experience the beauty of Glacier Bay National Park ✓ Tour the Icefields Parkway and join an Ice Explorer glacier ride

Day 1. Arrive Calgary, Banff Be met at the airport and transferred to Banff. Meet your Tour Director and get to know your fellow guests at a special Welcome Reception. Two Nights: Banff Caribou Lodge or Ptarmigan Inn.

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Day 2. Banff Spend time exploring the charming alpine resort of Banff on a tour. Then, perhaps discover the full extent of Banff’s natural beauty by choosing from a range of select experiences on offer today. Board a helicopter adventure for aerial

views of the surrounding region. Take in the stunning scenery on a Bow River float trip or set off on a Banff Experience tour, which includes a visit to Johnston Canyon (own expense). B Day 3. Banff, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Lake Louise Journey along the scenic Icefields Parkway, then board an Ice Explorer for a ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Later this afternoon, settle into The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. This evening, enjoy time to relax in the iconic setting of Lake Louise, which is one of western Canada’s best-known natural attractions. Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.  BD Day 4. Lake Louise, Quaaout Lodge Descend from the Rockies via beautiful Yoho National Park, then continue to Shuswap Lake. Gain an insight into the history of Canada’s Indigenous culture on an interpretive walk and enjoy a First Nations-inspired dinner. Stay: Quaaout Lodge & Spa.  BD Day 5. Quaaout Lodge, Vancouver Travel through the vast landscapes of the Cariboo region this morning, which stretches from the border of Alberta to the Pacific Ocean. Later,

arrive in Vancouver where you will spend two nights. Settle into your hotel and enjoy free time this evening to perhaps try one of the local restaurants for dinner. Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel.  B ROCKY MOUNTAINEER OPTION (LAKE LOUISE TO VANCOUVER) Perhaps replace Days 4 and 5 touring with a memorable rail journey to Vancouver aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. Day 6. Vancouver Discover Vancouver’s best-loved attractions on a sightseeing tour today. These include the Waterfront, Granville Island and Stanley Park. There is also time to visit its historic heart, Gastown, a hub for cuisine, fashion and stylish interior design boutiques. Later this evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner with fellow guests ahead of your Alaskan cruise.BD Day 7. Vancouver, Embark Cruise After breakfast and a leisurely morning in Vancouver, you will be transferred to board your premium cruise ship for the next part of your journey. There’s time to settle in and familiarise yourself with life on board. Seven Nights: Holland America

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Rockies Marvel & Alaska Cruise

Alaska USA Ketchikan

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Day 8. Inside Passage  Enjoy a full day at sea as you cruise north through Alaska’s Inside Passage. Take in the majestic coastal scenery, as your ship journeys past remote islands and rocky headlands. You’ll also have time to relax and explore the facilities of your cruise ship. BLD Day 9. Juneau Visit Alaska’s capital Juneau today. Perhaps explore the city’s array of rustic shops or opt for a select experience. Join a dog sled ride across a glacier, sample salmon baked over a fire or try panning for gold (own expense). BLD Day 10. Skagway Dock at the port of Skagway, located at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Here, you’ll

have the opportunity to learn more about gold prospecting or view local wildlife (own expense).BLD Day 11. Glacier Bay Wake to Glacier Bay National Park. As you cruise through the national park, it’s easy to see why this area has earned World Heritage status. Throughout today, gain a more detailed insight into the unique nature of Glacier Bay National Park. Local rangers join you on board to explain the geological wonders and diverse wildlife found in this region. BLD Day 12. Ketchikan This morning, arrive in the Alaskan town of Ketchikan, regarded as the salmon capital of the world. Perhaps choose to join a walking tour of the town or learn about the history of Tlingit culture on a visit to Saxman Native Village (own expense). BLD

ROCKY MOUNTAINEER OPTION (LAKE LOUISE TO VANCOUVER) Enjoy superb views and meals during this two-day journey. Day 4. Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer and pass the Spiral Tunnels and Kicking Horse Canyon. Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.  BL

Day 5. Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver Continue on the Rocky Mountaineer to Vancouver where you will rejoin your tour.  BL Price per person from

Twin Share

SilverLeaf GoldLeaf

$2,360 $3,225

Day 14. Disembark Cruise, Depart Vancouver After breakfast this morning, disembark in Vancouver and transfer to the airport for your onward journey.

Day 13. Inside Passage You’ll spend time cruising south through the Inside Passage and its magnificent landscapes and towering glaciers. There is time to relax on board and enjoy the premium facilities of your ship while you take in the incredible views. This evening, savour a final dinner on board.BLD

B

1. Spend time exploring Vancouver

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 14 Day – Banff to Vancouver (URBWBV14) Ocean-View Stateroom

Lanai Vista Suite Stateroom /Verandah

Per person (twin share)

EB Price~

Standard Price Standard Price Standard Price

May 2. May 3. May 23. June 17. Aug. 5. Aug. 26. Sept. 13.

$5,595 $5,795 $6,295 $6,195 $6,095 $6,095 $6,095

$6,395 $6,595 $7,095 $6,995 $6,895 $6,895 $6,895

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$6,745 $7,095 $7,595 $8,695 $8,395 $8,245 $7,445

~EB – Price includes bonus Early Payment Discount and dollar saving. Solo travellers add on from $2,800. Please enquire for details.

Tour Notes Prices based on Ocean-View Stateroom include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. Flights to arrive into Calgary by 1 pm for a 1.30 pm transfer to Banff. Departure transfer – after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1 pm. Seven day land tour (URBWB07) is available. The Rocky Mountaineer is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director. See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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REFLECTIONS OF THE ROCKIES & ALASKA CRUISE Victoria to Vancouver 21 Days

Victoria n Whistler n Blue River Jasper n Lake Louise n Banff Vancouver n Inside Passage

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ G  uaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise ✓ Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service ✓ 13 nights in premium accommodation ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 40 meals – 20 breakfasts (B), 8 lunches (L) and 12 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES  njoy an indigenous-inspired dinner at the Squamish Lil’wat E Cultural Centre, and gain insight into the heritage of the local First Nations people  wake to stunning mountainscapes at Blue River’s A Mike Wiegele Heli Village  ruise through alpine scenery on a River Safari to Grizzly C Bear Valley, keeping an eye out for bears, eagles and moose Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise  isit Grouse Mountain Bear Refuge for breakfast V and bear viewing

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Visit The Butchart Garden’s iconic floral displays ✓ Tour the Icefields Parkway and join an Ice Explorer glacier ride

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Day 1. Arrive Victoria Your journey begins today upon your arrival in Victoria. Be met at the airport and then transferred to your hotel. After you check in and relax, you will meet your fellow guests and Tour Director at a Welcome Reception later today. Two Nights: Victoria, The Parkside Hotel & Spa.

Enjoy an indigenous-inspired feast at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre and gain an insight into the heritage of the local First Nations people. Instead of taking the ferry, you may like to take a floatplane flight across the Georgia Strait to Whistler (own expense). Two Nights: Whistler, Aava Whistler Hotel.  BD

Day 2. Victoria This morning, enjoy a short orientation tour of Victoria before visiting The Butchart Gardens. Among the most famous gardens in the world, The Butchart Gardens are more than a hundred years old and have a distinctive style all of their own. Spend time wandering through the lovely Sunken Garden and relax in the beautiful settings of the Japanese Garden and the Italian Garden. Explore the plants and floral displays on show. Then, perhaps take a whale-watching cruise or a horse-drawn carriage tour (own expense). B

Day 4. Whistler Today is yours at leisure to explore. Perhaps enjoy one of the select experiences available to you. Take an incredible floatplane flight, tour Blackcomb Mountain on a Jeep Safari, or head up to the snowline of Whistler Mountain by 4x4 or snowcat. Other options include a gondola ride, an informative Tree Trek, an adventurous Zip Trek or a breathtaking helicopter flight (own expense). B

Day 3. Victoria, Whistler Drive to the town of Chemainus before boarding a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Horseshoe Bay. Admire expansive views of the Coastal Mountains as you journey along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway, with a stop at Shannon Falls en route to Whistler.

Day 5. Whistler, Blue River After breakfast, travel through the rugged Cariboo region to Blue River. Enjoy an incredible overnight escape at Mike Wiegele Heli Village, which offers adventure and serenity in a picturesque setting. Relax amid the lodge’s rustic surrounds and enjoy a dinner this evening as you prepare for tomorrow’s adventures. Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village.  BD

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Skagway

Glacier Bay

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Reflections of the Rockies & Alaska Cruise

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Alaska USA Ketchikan

CANADA

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Volendam or Koningsdam

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1 Day 6. Blue River, Jasper Set off on a remarkable River Safari to stunning Grizzly Bear Valley where you’re likely to witness active native wildlife on the riverbank. Later, follow the famous Yellowhead Highway on your way to fairytale Jasper National Park. En route you’ll pass the majestic Mt Robson, which is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, before continuing to the mountain resort town of Jasper. Two Nights: Jasper, The Crimson. B

Day 7. Jasper After breakfast today, you have the whole day to relax or explore Jasper National Park. There is no end to the excitement you can find in this beautiful region, so perhaps choose one of the select experiences on offer. You might like to take in the sights on a unique Harley-Davidson sidecar tour. Alternatively, why not embark on a thrilling rafting adventure along the Athabasca River or join a memorable evening wildlife experience (own expense). This evening, enjoy dinner with your fellow travellers. BD

Day 8. Jasper, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Lake Louise Visit Maligne Canyon this morning and walk along its deep rocky caverns. Then, travel along the Icefields Parkway, considered the world’s most scenic highway, and stop at the Columbia Icefield for an exhilarating Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. After, continue to Lake Louise, the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’. Settle into The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and relax in spectacular surrounds. Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. BD

Day 9. Lake Louise, Banff This morning, travel to the stunning mountainscapes of glacier-fed Moraine Lake (weather permitting) on your way to Banff. This afternoon, arrive in Banff with time to explore this charming alpine town on a sightseeing tour. Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge. B Day 10. Banff Enjoy today at leisure to discover more of this beautiful alpine resort at your own pace. If you’re after 1. Get up close to local wildlife 2. Explore Jasper National Park

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1 adventure, then why not choose from a range of select experiences available to you. Consider joining a heli-flightseeing tour for aerial views of this breathtaking region, watch for local wildlife on an exhilarating Bow River float trip or perhaps set off on a Banff Experience tour (own expense). B Day 11. Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops This morning, board the worldfamous Rocky Mountaineer train and settle into your carriage with large panoramic windows for expansive views of the Rocky Mountains. Your journey takes you through the Spiral Tunnels, which snake their way through the region. Then continue on through impressive Kicking Horse Canyon before arriving in Kamloops late in the afternoon. Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. BL Day 12. Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver Rejoin the Rocky Mountaineer and continue your rail adventure west towards the Pacific Ocean. Along the way, enjoy incredible front-row views of the region’s natural beauty, taking in some of its many highlights, which include Fraser Canyon, the Coast Mountains and Fraser Valley. Late this afternoon,

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arrive in Vancouver where you will spend the next two nights. Settle into your centrally located hotel and enjoy free time to explore. Tonight, you might like to try a local restaurant for dinner. Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel.  BL Day 13. Vancouver Watch for bears and enjoy a delicious breakfast at Grouse Mountain. During your bear experience you will receive early access to Grouse Mountain, with opportunities to see the resident bears exploring their habitat before you sit down to breakfast. Later today, get to know some of Vancouver’s most vibrant areas and best-loved attractions, such as Gastown and Granville Island, on a sightseeing tour. Tonight, enjoy a special Farewell Dinner with your fellow guests. BD Day 14. Vancouver, Embark Cruise After breakfast this morning, transfer to board your premium cruise ship. Enjoy time to relax and settle in to your cabin, or head up to the deck and watch the landscape change as your ship begins its voyage. This evening, enjoy dinner on board. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Volendam of Koningsdam. BD

Day 15. Inside Passage Enjoy a full day at sea at the beginning of your phenomenal journey. Relax and absorb the majestic scenery as your ship cruises through dramatic rocky headlands and glides over the frigid waters of the Inside Passage. You also have plenty of time to explore the facilities of your cruise ship and perhaps relax in one of the onboard public areas. BLD Day 16. Juneau Welcome to Alaska’s capital, Juneau. There is time to explore the region’s glacial terrain and gold rush history or perhaps make your way to the town and explore the rustic shops here. You may also like to experience an exhilarating dog sled ride over a glacier or try one of the other activities available. These include sampling delicious salmon baked over a fire or even panning for gold in this former gold rush town (own expense).  BLD Day 17. Skagway This morning, you’ll dock at the port of Skagway, which is located at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Skagway was once a frontier town and gateway to the Klondike and still celebrates its gold rush past to this day. You will find a variety of stores and saloons in town that capture the excitement

and history of the gold rush days. Here, you will also have the opportunity to learn more about gold prospecting or to view some of the fascinating local wildlife on a tour (own expense). BLD Day 18. Glacier Bay Wake up to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park this morning, with its formidable rivers of ice, wild coastline and sheltered fjords. As you cruise through the national park, it is easy to see why the area has received World Heritage status. Today, you’ll gain a more detailed insight into this national park as local rangers join you on board to explain the geological wonders and diverse wildlife found here.  BLD Day 19. Ketchikan Arrive today in the Alaskan town of Ketchikan, regarded as the salmon capital of the world and renowned for its idyllic scenery and rich Alaskan Native cultures. Here, you will have free time to relax and explore the town at your leisure. Alternatively, perhaps choose to join a walking tour of the town or learn about the history of Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense), where you’ll be fascinated by the collection of Native American totem poles found on display.  BLD

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3 landscapes and towering glaciers. There is time to relax on board and enjoy the premium facilities of your ship while you take in the incredible views. This evening, savour a final dinner on board.BLD

Day 21. Disembark Cruise, Depart Vancouver After breakfast aboard your cruise ship this morning, disembark in Vancouver for your airport transfer and onward flight. B

1. Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre 2. Visit The Butchart Gardens 3. Take in Alaska’s idyllic landscapes

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 21 Days – Victoria to Vancouver (URBWIV21) Koningsdam

Ocean-View Stateroom

Per person (twin share)

EB Price~

Apr. 18.# May 2.# May 9. May 16. May 30. June 6. July 11. Aug. 1. Aug. 15. Sept. 5.

$9,395 $9,895 $10,395 $10,995 $11,595 $11,995 $12,195 $11,895 $11,495 $11,395

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$10,695 $11,195 $11,495 $11,895 $12,395 $12,695 $12,795 $12,895 $12,895 $12,695 $12,495 $12,295 $12,195

$10,945 $11,445 $11,945 $12,695 $13,295 $13,795 $13,995 $13,595 $13,195 $13,095

~EB Price – includes Early Payment Discount of $400 per person and dollar saving, also applicable to Verandah Stateroom. Solo travellers add on from $3,250. Please enquire for details.

$11,195 $11,695 $11,995 $12,445 $12,945 $13,295 $13,395 $13,495 $13,495 $13,195 $12,995 $12,795 $12,695

$12,045 $12,695 $12,995 $13,545 $14,095 $14,395 $14,495 $14,595 $14,595 $14,195 $13,845 $13,645 $13,545

~EB Price – includes Early Payment Discount of $400 per person and dollar saving, also applicable to Lanai Stateroom and Vista Suite. Solo travellers add on from $3,300. Please enquire for details.

Tour Notes Rocky Mountaineer – Per Person GoldLeaf

Lanai Vista Stateroom Suite

from $865

Tour Notes Prices based on Ocean-View Stateroom include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. Departure transfer – after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1 pm. 14 day land tour (URBWI14) is available. #Variation to itinerary, See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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ICONIC ROCKIES & ALASKA CRUISE Vancouver Return 21 Days

Vancouver n Jasper n Lake Louise Banff n Quaaout Lodge n Whistler Victoria n Inside Passage

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ G  uaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise ✓ Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service ✓ 13 nights in premium accommodation ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 40 meals – 20 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 12 dinners ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping, port charges, porterage and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES  Visit Grouse Mountain Bear Refuge for breakfast and bear viewing  avour a delicious take on traditional explorer fare with a S Canadian feast at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise  Learn about Canada’s Indigenous culture on a walk and a First Nations-inspired dinner at Quaaout Lodge & Spa  Enjoy an Indigenous-inspired feast at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre Experience a special Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Tour the Icefields Parkway and join an Ice Explorer glacier ride ✓ Travel on board the Rocky Mountaineer train, one of the world’s greatest train journeys

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Day 1. Arrive Vancouver Your journey begins today on arrival in Vancouver. You’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel in the heart of this cosmopolitan city. After settling in, meet with your Tour Director and fellow guests during a Welcome Reception this evening. Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. Day 2. Vancouver Watch for bears and enjoy a delicious breakfast at Grouse Mountain. During your bear experience you will receive early access to the mountain and get to see some of the resident bears explore their habitat before you sit down to breakfast. Later today, fall in love with the beautiful city of Vancouver and discover some of its most vibrant districts and bestloved attractions on a sightseeing tour, including the Waterfront and historic Gastown.  B Day 3. Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops Board the world-famous Rocky Mountaineer and relax in your SilverLeaf carriage as you take in the stunning scenery. Later, arrive in the city of Kamloops where you’ll stay overnight. Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. BL

Day 4. Rocky Mountaineer, Jasper Reboard the Rocky Mountaineer as you continue your spectacular rail adventure today. Follow the North Thompson River past rolling landscapes before ascending through the majestic scenery of the Monashee Mountains. Journey onward past Pyramid Falls and the expansive glaciers of the Alberta Icefields. Then head past Mt Robson, which is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, before traversing the Yellowhead Pass. Later you’ll enter Jasper National Park, which is one of Canada’s oldest and largest national parks. Tonight, enjoy free time to explore and perhaps dine in one of Jasper’s restaurants. Two Nights: Jasper, Chateau Jasper. BL Day 5. Jasper After breakfast, enjoy a full day to relax or discover Jasper. Perhaps opt for one of the select experiences available. You might like to take in the sights on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle tour, embark on an exciting rafting adventure along the Athabasca River or enjoy an evening wildlife experience (own expense). Later this evening, sit down to a Canadian feast at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen.BD

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1 Day 6. Jasper, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Lake Louise Still in Jasper National Park, explore Maligne Canyon this morning and enjoy time walking through its deep rocky ravines. Then travel along the Icefields Parkway, which is considered to be the world’s most scenic highway, before stopping at the Columbia Icefield for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Afterwards, continue to Lake Louise, which is situated in Banff National Park. Also known as the

‘Jewel of the Rockies’, nothing quite prepares you for this incredible natural setting. Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, where you can enjoy views of the azure lake and surrounding mountains to your heart’s content. Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. BD Day 7. Lake Louise, Banff After breakfast this morning, travel to the glacier-fed Moraine Lake (weather permitting) where the lake’s setting and luminous waters offer beautiful views. You’ll want to linger here as long as possible.

This afternoon, make your way through Banff National Park to explore the charming alpine town of Banff on a sightseeing tour. Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge. B Day 8. Banff After breakfast, enjoy today at leisure to explore more of this beautiful alpine resort at your own pace. If you’re after adventure, then why not choose from a range of select experiences available to you today. Consider joining a heliflightseeing tour for aerial views of this breathtaking region. Perhaps watch for local wildlife on an

exhilarating Bow River float trip or why not set off on a Banff Experience tour (own expense). B Day 9. Banff, Quaaout Lodge Descend from the Rockies via beautiful Yoho National Park, then continue to Little Shuswap Lake. Gain an insight into the history of Canada’s Indigenous culture on an interpretive walk and enjoy a First Nations-inspired dinner. Stay: Quaaout Lodge & Spa.  BD

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1 Day 10. Quaaout Lodge, Whistler Travel through the vast landscapes of the Cariboo region today, before arriving in Whistler. This famous alpine resort town offers an array of cultural and outdoor discoveries. Enjoy an Indigenous-inspired feast at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre and learn about the local First Nations people. Two Nights: Delta Whistler Village Suites.  BD Day 11. Whistler Today is yours at leisure to explore this outdoor enthusiasts’ paradise

however you wish. Nestled in the picturesque setting of the Coast Mountains, Whistler is the perfect base from which to discover this spectacular wilderness region. There is a range of select experiences available to you so that you can make your own discoveries. You might like to take a floatplane flight, tour Blackcomb Mountain on a Jeep tour, or head up to the snow-line of Whistler Mountain by 4x4 or on a snowcat. Other options include a gondola ride, an informative Tree Trek, a zip trek or a scenic helicopter flight (own expense). B

Day 12. Whistler, Victoria On your journey south to Victoria this morning, travel along the Sea to Sky Highway for breathtaking views. On the way, stop at Shannon Falls, which towers above the Howe Sound, North America’s southernmost fjord, before taking a ferry ride across the Georgia Strait. Alternatively, you may prefer to experience the region’s natural beauty from the skies on a floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria (own expense). Two Nights: Victoria, Marriott Inner Harbour. B

Day 13. Victoria Enjoy time at leisure today or, if you’d prefer to explore further afield, consider choosing from one of the select experiences available to you. Perhaps join an exhilarating whale-watching cruise or enjoy a leisurely horse-drawn carriage tour to discover some of Victoria’s many attractions (own expense). Later, visit The Butchart Gardens for a Farewell Dinner.  BD Day 14. Victoria, Vancouver, Embark Cruise After breakfast at your hotel, travel to Vancouver and board your Holland America Line ship for your Alaskan Inside Passage cruise. Enjoy time to settle in before dinner on board this evening. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Koningsdam.  BD Day 15. Inside Passage Enjoy a full day on the open water at the start of your journey through the Inside Passage. Relax and take in the majestic scenery which lines this famous stretch of coastline, as your ship cruises past dramatic rocky headlands and glides over the icy waters of the world-famous Inside Passage. BLD

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Day 16. Juneau Today your adventure brings you to Alaska’s capital, Juneau. There is time to explore the region’s

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2 glacial terrain and gold rush history or you may prefer to make your way to the town and explore the rustic shops located here. You might also like to join an exhilarating dog sled ride over a glacier or try one of the other activities on offer. These include sampling delicious salmon baked over a fire or even trying your hand at panning for gold in this former gold rush town (own expense). BLD Day 17. Skagway This morning you’ll dock at the historic port of Skagway, located at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Skagway huddles below mountains and was once a frontier town and gateway to the Klondike. You’ll soon discover that this is a place that still celebrates its gold rush past to this day. In town, you’ll find a variety of stores and saloons that capture the excitement and history of the gold rush days. Here, there are also opportunities to learn more about gold prospecting or view local wildlife (own expense). BLD Day 18. Glacier Bay Wake up to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park this morning, with its formidable rivers of ice, wild coastline and sheltered fjords. As you cruise through the national park, it is easy to see why

3 this stunning region is regarded as a national monument and has received World Heritage status. Today, you’ll gain an insight into the unique nature of this national park as local rangers join you on board, to explain the geology and wildlife found in this region.  BLD Day 19. Ketchikan Arrive today in the Alaskan city of Ketchikan, regarded as the salmon capital of the world. Enjoy free time here to relax and explore the town at your leisure. Alternatively, perhaps join a walking tour of the town or learn about the history of Tlingit culture during a visit to Saxman Native Village (own expense). Here, you’ll discover an extensive collection of Native American totem poles on display.  BLD Day 20. Inside Passage Spend the day cruising south through the Inside Passage. There is time to relax and enjoy the premium facilities of your ship while you take in the incredible views. This evening, join a final dinner on board. BLD Day 21. Disembark Cruise, Depart Vancouver After breakfast today, disembark in Vancouver for your airport transfer and onward flight. B

1. Explore Alaska Native culture 2. See the Inside Passage from on deck 3. Travel on the McKinley Explorer 4. Look for wildlife at Grouse Mountain

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 21 Days – Vancouver to Vancouver (URJEVV21) Ocean-View Stateroom

Verandah Stateroom

Per person (twin share)

EB Price~

Standard Price Standard Price

May 2. May 9. May 23. June 6. July 25. Aug. 8. Aug. 15. Aug. 22. Sept. 5.

$9,995 $10,495 $11,295 $12,095 $12,095 $11,895 $11,495 $11,495 $11,295

$11,195 $11,695 $12,495 $13,295 $13,295 $13,095 $12,695 $12,695 $12,495

$11,545 $12,045 $12,995 $13,895 $13,845 $13,595 $13,195 $13,195 $12,995

~EB Price – includes Early Payment Discount of $400 per person and dollar saving, also applicable to Verandah Stateroom. Solo travellers add on from $3,650. Please enquire for details.

Rocky Mountaineer Upgrade Per person GoldLeaf

from $865

Tour Notes Prices based on Ocean-View Stateroom include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. Departure transfer – after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1 pm. 14 day land tour (URJEV14) is available. See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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ENCHANTING ROCKIES & ALASKA CRUISE Vancouver Return 19 Days

Vancouver n Lake Louise n Banff Jasper n Blue River n Whistler Victoria n Inside Passage

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ G  uaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise ✓ Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service ✓ 11 nights in premium accommodation ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 37 meals – 18 breakfasts (B), 8 lunches (L) and 11 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping, port charges, porterage and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Enjoy a wagon ride and BBQ on the banks of the Bow River Watch for wildlife on a river safari to Grizzly Bear Valley Stay overnight at Blue River’s Mike Wiegele Heli Village Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Enjoy a fascinating city tour of Vancouver ✓ Tour the Icefields Parkway and join an Ice Explorer glacier ride ✓ Visit the ski resort town of Whistler ✓ Visit Ketchikan, the salmon capital of the world

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Day 1. Arrive Vancouver On arrival, be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a Welcome Reception this evening. Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. Day 2. Vancouver Join a tour of Vancouver, taking in the city’s most iconic sights Perhaps take a Grouse Mountain gondola ride (own expense).B Day 3. Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer, settle into your SilverLeaf carriage and enjoy the scenery with views of the Rocky Mountains. Later, arrive in Kamloops. Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. BL Day 4. Rocky Mountaineer, Lake Louise Your rail journey continues today past the impressive Spiral Tunnels and Kicking Horse Canyon before arriving in Banff National Park. This evening, settle into The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. BLD Day 5. Banff Travel to Moraine Lake (weather permitting) en route to Banff. Later, enjoy a tour of the charming alpine resort town of Banff. This evening,

take a wagon ride along the banks of the Bow River and enjoy a tasty steak-fry BBQ dinner. Two Nights: Banff, Caribou Lodge. BD Day 6. Banff Enjoy today at leisure. Perhaps join a heli-flightseeing tour, watch for wildlife on a scenic Bow River float trip or take a River Explorer tour (own expense).  B Day 7. Banff, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper Journey along the Icefields Parkway on your way to Athabasca Glacier for a ride on an Ice Explorer. Later, continue to Jasper. Stay: Jasper, Chateau Jasper. B Day 8. Jasper, Blue River Depart for Blue River, passing Mt Robson on your way. Set off on a river safari to Grizzly Bear Valley and look for native wildlife on the riverbank. Later, enjoy a BBQ dinner and an overnight stay at Mike Wiegele Heli Village. Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village. BD Day 9. Blue River, Whistler After breakfast, enjoy the scenery as you journey to Whistler. On arrival, spend time at leisure in this popular alpine resort. Stay: Delta Whistler Village Suites.B

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1 Day 10. Whistler, Victoria Today, you might like to board a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Victoria. Alternatively, perhaps see the region from the skies on a floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria (own expense). Two Nights: Victoria, DoubleTree by Hilton.  B Day 11. Victoria Spend time exploring the elegant capital of British Columbia today. Perhaps choose a select experience such as a whalewatching cruise or a horse-drawn carriage tour (own expense). This evening, visit The Butchart Gardens for a Farewell Dinner.  BD Day 12. Victoria, Vancouver, Embark Cruise Travel to Vancouver and board your Holland America Line ship. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Volendam. BD Day 13. Inside Passage Enjoy a day at sea on your cruise through the Inside Passage. You have plenty of time to take in the spectacular scenery and explore the facilities of your ship.  BLD Day 14. Juneau Choose to explore the Alaskan capital of Juneau, enjoy a dog sled ride, sample baked salmon or pan for gold (own expense).  BLD

Day 15. Skagway This morning, dock in Skagway, located at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Here you’ll have the opportunity to learn about gold prospecting or view some of the wildlife (own expense).BLD Day 16. Glacier Bay Wake to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park. Here, you’ll gain an insight into the unique nature of this national park as local rangers join you on board, to explain the geology and wildlife found in this region.  BLD Day 17. Ketchikan Arrive today in the Alaskan city of Ketchikan, regarded as the salmon capital of the world. Enjoy free time here to relax and explore the town at your leisure. Alternatively, perhaps join a walking tour of the town or learn about the history of Tlingit culture during a visit to Saxman Native Village (own expense).  BLD Day 18. Inside Passage Enjoy the scenery and comforts of your ship during a day at sea. BLD Day 19. Disembark Cruise, Depart Vancouver Your adventure comes to an end with a transfer to the airport. B 1. Discover the magic of Banff

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Lanai Vista Stateroom Suite

Per person (twin share)

EB Price~

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$8,895 $9,195 $9,495 $9,595 $9,995 $10,495 $10,695 $10,695 $10,595 $10,495 $10,495 $10,395 $10,395

$10,095 $10,395 $10,695 $10,795 $11,195 $11,695 $11,895 $11,895 $11,795 $11,695 $11,695 $11,595 $11,595

$10,595 $10,895 $11,195 $11,295 $11,745 $12,295 $12,495 $12,495 $12,345 $12,195 $12,195 $12,095 $12,095

$11,445 $11,895 $12,195 $12,295 $12,845 $13,395 $13,595 $13,595 $13,445 $13,045 $13,045 $12,945 $12,945

~EB Price – includes Early Payment Discount of $400 per person and dollar saving, also applicable to Lanai Stateroom and Vista Suite Solo travellers add on from $3,100. Please enquire for details.

Rocky Mountaineer Upgrade Per person GoldLeaf

from $865

Tour Notes Prices based on Ocean-View Stateroom include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. Departure transfer – after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1 pm. 12 day land tour (URBEV12) is available. #Variation to itinerary, See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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PASSAGE THROUGH THE ROCKIES & ALASKA CRUISE Calgary to Vancouver 19 Days

Calgary n Banff n Lake Louise n Jasper Blue River n Vancouver n Whistler Victoria n Inside Passage

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ G  uaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise ✓ 11 nights in premium accommodation ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 35 meals – 18 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 11 dinners (D) ✓ Experience a Welcome Reception and Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all cruise staff, port charges and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Visit Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary  ruise through alpine scenery on a River Safari to Grizzly C Bear Valley, keeping an eye out for bears, eagles and moose Stay overnight at Blue River’s Mike Wiegele Heli Village Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens

Day 1. Arrive Calgary Fly into Calgary where you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. Later, enjoy a Welcome Reception. Stay: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel. Day 2. Calgary, Banff After breakfast, journey to Banff National Park. On the way, enjoy a visit to Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary. Upon arrival, tour

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Banff’s many sights and its stunning natural surrounds. Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge. BD Day 3. Banff Perhaps enjoy a select experience today as a way to take in Banff’s incredible scenery. You might like to take a Banff Experience Tour, join a Bow River float trip or embark on a heli-flightseeing tour (own expense). B

Day 4. Banff, Lake Louise Today, travel to view the azure waters of glacier-fed Moraine Lake (weather permitting). Later, you’ll continue on your way to the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’, iconic Lake Louise. Stay: Lake Louise Inn. BD Day 5. Lake Louise, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper Journey along the Icefields Parkway this morning and stop at Athabasca Glacier for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride. Afterwards, continue to Jasper. Stay: Jasper, Marmot Lodge.  B Day 6. Jasper, Blue River Journey to Blue River and set off on an extraordinary River Safari to stunning Grizzly Bear Valley. Continue on your way to stay at Mike Wiegele Heli Village for an evening of serenity in a picturesque setting. Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village. BD ROCKY MOUNTAINEER OPTION (JASPER TO VANCOUVER) Perhaps replace Days 6 and 7 touring with a memorable rail journey to Vancouver aboard the Rocky Mountaineer.

Day 7. Blue River, Vancouver Upon arrival in Vancouver, enjoy time at leisure to explore this beautiful cosmopolitan city. Two Nights: Vancouver, Coast Coal Harbour Hotel.

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Day 8. Vancouver Enjoy a tour of Vancouver today. Perhaps take a Grouse Mountain gondola ride (own expense). B Day 9. Vancouver, Whistler Travel to Whistler where you may opt to try a select experience (own expense). Perhaps take a floatplane flight, tour Blackcomb Mountain on a Jeep Safari or head up to the snowline of Whistler Mountain by 4x4 or snow cat. Stay: Whistler, Summit Lodge Boutique Hotel. B Day 10. Whistler, Victoria Take a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Victoria, or take a floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria (own expense). Two Nights: Victoria, The Parkside Hotel & Spa.

B

Day 11. Victoria Enjoy a day at leisure. Perhaps choose a select experience (own expense). Join a whale-watching cruise or a horse-drawn carriage tour, before a Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens.  BD

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Skagway

Glacier Bay

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CANADA

British Columbia

Alberta

7

Jasper

Volendam

1

Whistler

Vancouver Island

1

Coach Victoria

Cruise

1

Blue River

2

1

1 Kamloops

2

Lake Louise

2

Banff National Park

Vancouver

Optional

Jasper National Park

Rocky Mountaineer

Banff

1

Calgary

Rocky Mountaineer

Passage Through the Rockies & Alaska Cruise

per couple*

Juneau

Stay (no. of nights)

1 Day 12. Victoria, Vancouver, Embark Cruise Travel to Vancouver and board your Inside Passage cruise. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Volendam. BD

Day 16. Glacier Bay Wake up to World Heritage-listed Glacier Bay National Park, where local rangers join you on board to talk about the geology and wildlife of the park. BLD

Day 13. Inside Passage Cruise the breathtaking waters of the Inside Passage. BLD

Day 17. Ketchikan Arrive in Ketchikan, which is known as the salmon capital of the world. Perhaps join a walking tour or learn about Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense).BLD

Day 14. Juneau Choose to explore the Alaskan capital of Juneau, enjoy a dog sled ride, sample baked salmon or pan for gold (own expense). BLD Day 15. Skagway Today, you will dock at the former frontier town of Skagway. Where you’ll also have the opportunity to learn more about gold prospecting or view some of the fascinating local wildlife (own expense). BLD

Day 18. Inside Passage Spend time cruising south through the majestic landscapes of the Inside Passage. This evening, enjoy a final dinner on board. BLD Day 19. Disembark Cruise, Depart Vancouver After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

ROCKY MOUNTAINEER OPTION (JASPER TO VANCOUVER) Enjoy superb views during this two-day journey, as well as delicious meals. Day 6. Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer and pass Mt Robson and Pyramid Falls this afternoon. Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.  BL

Day 7. Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver Reboard the Rocky Mountaineer this morning and continue towards Vancouver where you will rejoin your tour.  BL Price Per Person

Twin Share

SilverLeaf GoldLeaf

from $2,055 from $2,920

B

1. The stunning surrounds of Lake Louise inspire awe

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 19 Days – Calgary to Vancouver (URJWCV19) Ocean-View Stateroom

Lanai Vista Stateroom Suite

Per person (twin share)

EB Price~

Standard Price Standard Price Standard Price

Apr. 24.# May 1. May 15. May 22. May 29. June 12. June 26. July 31. Aug. 14. Aug. 28. Sept. 4. Sept. 11.

$6,895 $7,195 $7,495 $7,695 $8,195 $8,295 $8,295 $8,095 $7,895 $7,795 $7,695 $7,695

$8,095 $8,395 $8,695 $8,895 $9,395 $9,495 $9,495 $9,295 $9,095 $8,995 $8,895 $8,895

$8,595 $8,895 $9,195 $9,445 $9,945 $10,095 $10,095 $9,795 $9,595 $9,495 $9,395 $9,395

$9,445 $9,895 $10,195 $10,545 $11,095 $11,195 $11,195 $10,795 $10,445 $10,345 $10,245 $10,245

~EB Price – includes Early Payment Discount of $400 per person and dollar saving, also applicable to Lanai Stateroom and Vista Suite. Solo travellers add on from $3,150. Please enquire for details.

Tour Notes Prices based on Ocean-View Stateroom include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. Departure transfer – after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1pm. The Rocky Mountaineer is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director. #Variation to itinerary. See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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CALGARY STAMPEDE, ROCKIES & ALASKA CRUISE Calgary to Vancouver 21 Days

Calgary n Banff n Lake Louise n Jasper Blue River n Vancouver n Whistler Victoria n Inside Passage

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ E  njoy your two-day ‘Stampede Thrill Package’ which includes reserved seats to the Rodeo, as well as a reserved balcony seat for the evening show, plus more! ✓ G  uaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise ✓ 13 nights in premium accommodation ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 37 meals – 20 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 11 dinners (D) ✓ Tipping, port charges, porterage and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Visit Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary Enjoy a river safari to Grizzly Bear Valley, keeping an eye out for bears, eagles and moose along the way

Awake to striking mountainscapes at Blue River’s Mike Wiegele Heli Village Experience a special Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens

Day 1. Arrive Calgary Welcome to Calgary, where you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Reception and get to know your fellow guests and Travelmarvel Tour Director. Three Nights: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel.

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Day 2. Calgary Stampede Your two-day ‘Stampede Thrill Package’ includes a ticket to the Afternoon Rodeo, gate admission, a souvenir program, an evening ticket to the Chuckwagon Races and the Grandstand Show, plus two thrilling Skyrides over Stampede Park. B

Day 3. Calgary Stampede Enjoy a full day to return to Stampede Park and experience all the excitement that the Calgary Stampede has to offer. B Day 4. Calgary, Banff This morning, depart for beautiful Banff National Park. Visit Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary along the way. On arrival in Banff, enjoy a sightseeing tour to get to know the town’s stunning surroundings. Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge.  BD Day 5. Banff Today is at your leisure to discover beautiful Banff. Perhaps join a Banff Experience tour, take a Bow River float trip or join a heli-flightseeing tour (own expense).B Day 6. Banff, Lake Louise After a leisurely morning, visit Moraine Lake (weather permitting) on your way to Lake Louise, the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’. Stay: Lake Louise Inn.  BD Day 7. Lake Louise, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper Journey along the Icefields Parkway today and stop at Athabasca Glacier for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride. Then continue to the alpine resort town of Jasper. Stay: Jasper, Marmot Lodge. B

Day 8. Jasper, Blue River  Walk through Maligne Canyon before descending through the Canadian Rockies and travelling to Blue River. Set off on a river safari to Grizzly Bear Valley. Later, arrive at your beautiful overnight escape, the Mike Wiegele Heli Village. Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village. BD ROCKY MOUNTAINEER OPTION (JASPER TO VANCOUVER) Perhaps replace Days 8 and 9 touring with a memorable rail journey to Vancouver aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. Day 9. Blue River, Vancouver Travel through the Cariboo region before arriving in Vancouver. Two Nights: Vancouver, Coast Coal Harbour. B Day 10. Vancouver Enjoy a tour of Vancouver and some of the city’s most iconic sights. Consider heading off for a Grouse Mountain gondola ride (own expense).  B Day 11. Vancouver, Whistler Take a scenic drive along the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler. Stay: Whistler, Summit Lodge & Spa.

B

SAVE $2,400 UP TO

Skagway

Glacier Bay

per couple*

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CANADA

British Columbia

7

Alberta Jasper

Koningsdam or Volendam

1

Blue River Vancouver Island

Whistler

1

Coach Cruise

Victoria

Optional Rocky

2

Mountaineer

2

1

Jasper National Park

1

1

Lake Louise

2

Kamloops

Banff

Banff National Park

Vancouver Rocky Mountaineer

3

Calgary

Calgary Stampede, Rockies & Alaska Cruise

Juneau

Stay (no. of nights)

1 Day 12. Whistler, Victoria On your return from Whistler, either board a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Victoria or consider taking a floatplane flight to Victoria (own expense). Two Nights: Victoria, The Parkside Hotel & Spa.

Day 14. Victoria, Vancouver, Embark Cruise Travel by ferry from Victoria to Vancouver and board your premium cruise ship. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Koningsdam or Volendam.BD B

Day 13. Victoria Enjoy time at leisure, then visit The Butchart Gardens. Perhaps join a whale-watching cruise or a horse-drawn carriage tour (own expense). Tonight, visit The Butchart Gardens for a Farewell Dinner. BD

Day 15. Inside Passage Enjoy the day at sea, cruising through the dramatic scenery of the Inside Passage. BLD Day 16. Juneau In Juneau, why not join a dog sled ride, try a salmon bake or pan for gold (own expense). BLD

Day 20. Inside Passage Enjoy the scenery and comforts of your ship during a day at sea. BLD

Day 17. Skagway Enjoy free time to perhaps dig for gold, learn about Skagway’s history or view wildlife (own expense).BLD

Day 21. Disembark Cruise, Depart Vancouver Your journey comes to an end today. After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight. B

Day 18. Glacier Bay Wake to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park. BLD Day 19. Ketchikan In Ketchikan, consider joining a walking tour or learning about Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense). BLD

1. Be thrilled by the Calgary Stampede

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) ROCKY MOUNTAINEER OPTION (JASPER TO VANCOUVER) Enjoy views of the passing scenery during this two-day rail journey aboard the Rocky Mountaineer, as well as delicious meals and excellent service. Day 8. Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer in Jasper, settle in and relax as you prepare for two days of beautiful Rocky Mountain sights. Pass Mt Robson and Pyramid Falls. Arrive in Kamloops late this afternoon and enjoy the evening at leisure. Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.  BL

Day 9. Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver Your journey aboard the Rocky Mountaineer continues this morning as you travel towards the Pacific Ocean. You will pass the stunning natural attractions of Hell’s Gate and Fraser Canyon en route to the city of Vancouver where you will rejoin your tour.  BL Price per person from

Twin Share

SilverLeaf GoldLeaf

$2,055 $2,920

21 Days – Calgary to Vancouver (URJWCV21) Ocean-View Stateroom

Lanai Vista Stateroom Suite

Per person (twin share)

EB Price~

Standard Price Standard Price Standard Price

July 8. July 15.

$9,795 $9,995

$10,995 $11,195

$11,595 $11,795

$12,695 $12,895

~EB Price – includes Early Payment Discount of $400 per person and dollar saving, also applicable to Lanai Stateroom and Vista Suite. Solo travellers add on from $4,500. Please enquire for details.

Tour Notes Prices based on Ocean-View Stateroom include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. Departure transfer – after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1 pm. 14 day land tour (URJWC14) is available. The Rocky Mountaineer is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director. Cruise is on board Volendam. #Cruise is on board Koningsdam. See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ROCKIES

per couple*

Coach Stay (no. of nights)

CANADA British Columbia

Vancouver Return

2

Vancouver

2

Jasper National Park

1

Whistler

1

Alberta

Jasper VIA Rail

10 Days

Vancouver n Whistler n Banff n Jasper n Blue River

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Optional VIA Rail

1

1

Quaaout Thompson Lodge Valley

Lake Louise

2

Banff

Banff National Park

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ Nine nights in premium accommodation ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 13 meals – 9 breakfasts and 4 dinners ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff, porterage and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES

1

Relax over a BBQ dinner at South Thompson Inn See Canadian wildlife at the British Columbia Wildlife Park Enjoy a feast at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen Join a First Nations-inspired dinner at Quaaout Lodge & Spa

Day 1. Arrive Vancouver Arrive in Vancouver. Tonight, meet with your Tour Director and fellow guests at a Welcome Reception. Stay: Vancouver, Sutton Place.  Day 2. Vancouver, Thompson Valley Explore Vancouver’s many sites. Later, enjoy the scenery on the way to the Thompson Valley. Tonight, enjoy a BBQ dinner. Stay: Thompson Valley, South Thompson Inn.  BD Day 3. Thompson Valley, Jasper Meet Canadian wildlife up close at the British Columbia Wildlife Park. Continue to Jasper via Mt Robson before leisure time. Two Nights: Jasper, Marmot Lodge.  B VIA RAIL OPTION (VANCOUVER TO JASPER) Perhaps replace Days 2 and 3 touring with a rail journey from Vancouver to Jasper.

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Day 4. Jasper With a full day at leisure, you might like to join a select experience (own expense). Tonight, sit down to a Canadian feast at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen.BD Day 5. Jasper, Banff Travel along the Icefields Parkway and stop for an Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Visit Moraine Lake and Lake Louise. Two Nights: Banff, Ptarmigan Inn. B Day 6. Banff Enjoy today at leisure to explore. If you’re after adventure, then why not choose from a range of select experiences (own expense).  B Day 7. Banff, Quaaout Lodge Leave Banff via Yoho National Park, then continue to Little Shuswap Lake. Learn the history of Canada’s Indigenous culture on an interpretive walk before a First Nations-inspired dinner. Stay: Quaaout Lodge & Spa.  BD

Day 8. Quaaout Lodge, Whistler Whistler offers an array of cultural and outdoor discoveries. Stay: Delta Whistler Village Suites. B Day 9. Whistler, Vancouver Return to Vancouver. Get together for dinner tonight. Stay: Vancouver, Sutton Place.  BD

Day 10. Depart Vancouver, Embark Cruise This morning after breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

1. Look out for giant moose 2. Banff’s beautiful Bow River

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 10 Days – Vancouver to Vancouver (URVEV10) Per person (twin share)

EB Price~

Standard Price

Apr. 19#, 26. May 3, 10. May 31. June 7. July 26. Aug. 9, 23, 30.

$4,145 $4,245 $4,745 $4,745 $4,745 $4,745

$4,595 $4,695 $5,195 $5,195 $5,195 $5,195

~EB – Price includes bonus Early Payment Discount and dollar saving. Solo travellers add on from $1,350. Please enquire for details.

VIA Rail Option Per person VIA Rail Sleeper Plus

B

from $1,295

Tour Notes Prices include airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. The VIA Rail is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director and gratuities are not included. #Variation to itinerary. See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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Coach

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Ferry

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Stay (no. of nights)

CANADA

Vancouver to Victoria

Alberta

British Columbia

14 Days

Jasper

2

Rocky Mountaineer Whistler

Vancouver Jasper Lake Louise Banff Quaaout Lodge n Whistler n Victoria n

n

n

Victoria

Kamloops

2

Vancouver Island

2

2

Jasper National Park

1

1

Vancouver

1

Quaaout Lodge

Lake Louise

2

Banff

Banff National Park

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver

Highlights of the Rockies  |  Iconic Rockies

ICONIC ROCKIES

Rocky Mountaineer

✓ 20 meals – 13 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 5 dinners ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff, porterage and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES

2

Visit Grouse Mountain Bear Refuge for breakfast Dine at Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen

Day 11. Whistler Enjoy today to explore at leisure. B

Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise A First-Nations-inspired dinner at Quaaout Lodge & Spa

Day 1. Arrive Vancouver Be transferred to your hotel and enjoy a Welcome Reception. Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. Day 2. Vancouver Watch for bears and enjoy a delicious breakfast at Grouse Mountain. Then take a city tour to discover the sights of Vancouver.B Day 3. Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer and relax in your SilverLeaf carriage. Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. BL Day 4. Rocky Mountaineer, Jasper Reboard the Rocky Mountaineer and journey to Jasper. Two Nights: Jasper, Chateau Jasper. BL Day 5. Jasper Perhaps join a select experience (own expense). Dine at Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen.BD

Day 6. Jasper, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Lake Louise Stop on the Icefields Parkway for an Ice Explorer ride on Athabasca Glacier. Later, stay at Lake Louise. Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. BD Day 7. Lake Louise, Banff Travel to Moraine Lake (weather permitting). Arrive in Banff for a tour of this charming resort town. Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge. B Day 8. Banff Relax today or choose a select experience (own expense). 

B

Day 9. Banff, Quaaout Lodge Join a First Nations-inspired dinner. Stay: Quaaout Lodge & Spa.  BD Day 10. Quaaout Lodge, Whistler Travel to Whistler. Enjoy a feast at Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. Two Nights: Delta Whistler Village Suites.  BD

Day 12. Whistler, Victoria Choose a floatplane flight (own expense) or ferry ride to Victoria. Two Nights: Victoria, Marriott Inner Harbour. B

Day 13. Victoria Select experience (own expense). Dinner at The Butchart Gardens.BD Day 14. Depart Victoria This morning, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.B

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 14 Days – Vancouver to Victoria (URJEV14) Per person (twin share)

EB Price~

Standard Price

May 2, 9. May 23. June 6. July 25; Aug. 8. Aug. 15. Aug. 22. Sept. 5.

$8,145 $8,745 $9,245 $9,445 $9,245 $9,245 $9,045

$8,595 $9,195 $9,695 $9,895 $9,695 $9,695 $9,495

~EB – Price includes bonus Early Payment Discount and dollar saving. Solo travellers add on from $1,900. Please enquire for details.

Rocky Mountaineer Upgrade Per person GoldLeaf

from $865

Tour Notes Prices include airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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Coach

CANADIAN ADVENTURE

Rocky Mountaineer

CANADA

British Columbia Whistler

Victoria

Alberta Jasper

Sun Peaks

1

1

Vancouver Island

Victoria n Whistler n Blue River n Jasper Emerald Lake n Banff n Vancouver

See pages 24-25

Stay (no. of nights)

Victoria to Vancouver 12 Days

per couple*

Ferry

2

2

1

Jasper National Park

Emerald Lake Lake Louise

1 Kamloops

1

2

Banff

Banff National Park

Vancouver Rocky Mountaineer

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 17 meals – 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 4 dinners ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Reception and special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff, porterage and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES

1

Stay at beautiful Emerald Lake Lodge Enjoy a feast at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen

Day 6. Banff Enjoy today at leisure to explore more of Banff. B

Day 1. Arrive Victoria Transfer to your hotel and enjoy a Welcome Reception. Two Nights: Victoria, DoubleTree by Hilton. Day 2. Victoria Take a short orientation tour of Victoria before visiting The Butchart Gardens. 

B

Day 3. Victoria, Whistler Choose a floatplane flight (own expense) or ferry ride to Whistler. Stay: Aava Whistler Hotel.  B Day 4. Whistler, Sun Peaks After breakfast, travel through the Cariboo region and arrive at the mountain town of Sun Peaks. Stay: Sun Peaks Hotel.  BD Day 5. Sun Peaks, Banff Travel through the breathtaking alpine scenery of Yoho National Park as you make your way towards the township of Banff. Two Nights: Banff Caribou Lodge or Ptarmigan Inn. B

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Day 7. Banff, Emerald Lake Travel to the famous ‘Jewel of the Rockies’, Lake Louise, and (weather permitting) glacier-fed Moraine Lake. Afterwards, continue on to Emerald Lake and arrive at the picturesque Emerald Lake Lodge for an idyllic overnight stay. Stay: Emerald Lake Lodge.  BD Day 8. Banff, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper Travel along the Icefields Parkway for an Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Later, visit Maligne Canyon and tonight, dine at Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen. Stay: Jasper, Mountain Park Lodges.  BD Day 9. Jasper, Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer train today and travel to Kamloops. Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. BL

Day 10. Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver Reboard the Rocky Mountaineer and continue to Vancouver. Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel.  BL

Day 11. Vancouver Explore Vancouver on a tour. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner tonight.BD Day 12. Depart Vancouver Today, transfer to the airport.B

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 12 Days – Victoria to Vancouver (URJWI12) Per person (twin share)

EB Price~

Standard Price

Apr. 28. May 5.# May 12. May 19.# May 26. June 2, 16; July 21. Aug 4.# Aug 11. Aug 18.

$7,145 $7,245 $7,445 $7,745 $8,145 $8,345 $8,245 $8,245 $8,245

$7,595 $7,695 $7,895 $8,195 $8,595 $8,795 $8,695 $8,695 $8,695

~EB – Price includes bonus Early Payment Discount and dollar saving. Solo travellers add on from $1,550. Please enquire for details.

Rocky Mountaineer Upgrade Per person GoldLeaf

from $865

Tour Notes Prices include airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. #Variation to itinerary, See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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UP TO

Coach

per couple*

Optional Rocky

CANADA

Calgary to Vancouver

British Columbia

7 Days

Banff Lake Louise Quaaout Lodge Vancouver n

n

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Stay (no. of nights)

Canadian Adventure  |  Rockies Marvel

ROCKIES MARVEL

Mountaineer

2

n

Alberta Quaaout Lodge

1

1

Kamloops

Vancouver

1

Lake Louise

2

Banff

Calgary Banff Rocky National Mountaineer Park

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ S  ix nights in premium accommodation including the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 9 meals – 6 breakfasts (B) and 3 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff, porterage and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise A First-Nations-inspired dinner at Quaaout Lodge & Spa

Day 1. Arrive Calgary, Banff On arrival in Calgary, be met at the airport and transferred to Banff. Meet your Tour Director and fellow guests at a Welcome Reception. Two Nights: Banff Caribou Lodge or Ptarmigan Inn. Day 2. Banff Explore the charming town of Banff on a tour. Then, perhaps embark on a helicopter adventure, enjoy a Bow River float trip or set off on a Banff Experience tour, which includes a visit to Johnston Canyon (own expense). B Day 3. Banff, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Lake Louise Today, journey along the Icefields Parkway before boarding an Ice Explorer to ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Later, settle into The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Tonight, relax in iconic surrounds. Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.  BD

Day 4. Lake Louise, Quaaout Lodge Descend from the Rockies via Yoho National Park, then continue to Shuswap Lake. Gain an insight into the history of Canada’s Indigenous culture on an interpretive walk and enjoy a First Nations-inspired dinner. Stay: Quaaout Lodge & Spa.  BD ROCKY MOUNTAINEER OPTION (LAKE LOUISE TO VANCOUVER) Perhaps replace Days 4 and 5 touring with a memorable rail journey to Vancouver aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. Please enquire for more details and pricing. Day 5. Quaaout Lodge, Vancouver Today, travel through the vast expanse of the Cariboo region to Vancouver, where you will spend two nights. Settle into your hotel and enjoy free time to explore and try a local restaurant for dinner.

2 Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. B Day 6. Vancouver Discover Vancouver’s best-loved attractions on a sightseeing tour today. Take in the city’s Waterfront, Granville Island, Stanley Park and Gastown districts. Tonight, enjoy a special Farewell Dinner. BD

Day 7. Vancouver After breakfast, we’ll transfer you to the airport for your flight home.B

1. Wander Stanley Park in Vancouver 2. The wonders of Banff National Park

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 7 Days – Calgary to Vancouver (URBWB07) Per person (twin share)

EB Price~

Standard Price

May 2, 3. May 23. June 17. Aug. 5, 26. Sept. 13.

$2,945 $3,245 $3,545 $3,645 $3,545

$3,395 $3,695 $3,995 $4,095 $3,995

~EB – Price includes bonus Early Payment Discount and dollar saving. Solo travellers add on from $1,100. Please enquire for details.

Tour Notes Prices include airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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Visit Skagway, the northernmost point along the Inside Passage

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Rockies & Alaska Journeys Explore the Canadian Rockies and venture to one of the world’s final frontiers, to answer the call of the wild in Alaska. The beauty of travelling to a place as remote as Alaska is that this could be just the tip of the iceberg. Why not combine your Alaskan discovery with an adventure through the Rockies to really complete the picture? Our Rockies and Alaskan Journeys make this as easy as pie. ALASKA’S INSIDE PASSAGE

ALASKA NATIVE CULTURES

Alaska’s Inside Passage marks the start of a true escape from it all. Along the state’s southwesterly coast, clusters of rainforested islands and sandy coves harbour colourful fishing ports before giving way to Alaska’s icy waters and glaciersculpted shores to the north.

Throughout your Alaskan discovery, you’ll enjoy genuine opportunities to learn about Alaska Native cultures. In Ketchikan, you can choose to learn about the history of Tlingit culture. In Fairbanks, explore how Native Alaska Athabascans once lived.

COLOURFUL FISHING PORTS

In the late 1800s gold rush fever spilt into Alaska from Canada’s Klondike region. For a few brief years, prospector towns appeared almost overnight, as pioneers came to make their fortune. They left their legacy in Anchorage, Skagway, Juneau and beyond, so we make sure you can dig into Alaska’s gold rush history throughout your travels.

Your Inside Passage cruise ensures plenty of time on land. The ports of Ketchikan, Juneau and Skagway offer a peek into the Alaskan way of life and lessons in the region’s Indigenous cultures and pioneering past. Wherever you dock, you have the freedom to shape your own adventure. From dog sled rides to prospecting for gold, the choice is all yours.

GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK Even if you know that Glacier Bay is out of this world, nothing quite prepares you for the moment you wake in this World Heritage-listed national park. With a full day to explore here, we’ve invited local rangers on board to share their regional knowledge and expertise so that you won’t miss a thing.

GOLD RUSH HISTORY

DENALI NATIONAL PARK The sweeping expanse of Alaska’s wilderness leads to its most popular attraction, Denali National Park. Aboard the McKinley Explorer, you’ll travel through this spectacular region in complete comfort. Staying in the heart of Denali National Park, there are abundant opportunities to see native wildlife up close, including elk, moose, grizzly bears and wolves.

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ROCKIES & ALASKAN ADVENTURE Victoria to Fairbanks 23 Days

Victoria n Whistler n Blue River n Jasper Emerald Lake n Banff n Vancouver Inside Passage n Anchorage Denali National Park n Fairbanks

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ G  uaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise ✓ Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service ✓ 15 nights in premium accommodation ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 44 meals – 22 breakfasts (B), 9 lunches (L) and 13 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Stay at the beautiful Emerald Lake Lodge Dine at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen Journey aboard the McKinley Explorer to Denali Join a Tundra Wilderness Tour led by a local ranger

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Visit The Butchart Gardens’ iconic floral displays ✓ Admire Shannon Falls en route to Whistler ✓ Tour the Icefields Parkway and join an Ice Explorer glacier ride ✓ Take in the glorious surrounds of Lake Louise

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Day 1. Arrive Victoria Arrive in Victoria, where you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. Later, a Welcome Reception prepares you for what’s to come. Two Nights: Victoria, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites or Marriott Inner Harbour. Day 2. Victoria After breakfast, join a short orientation tour of Victoria, to get to know the elegant capital of British Columbia. Then spend time visiting The Butchart Gardens, which is among the most famous display gardens in the world. More than 100 years old, The Butchart Gardens is set over 22 hectares and has a distinctive style all of its own. With a magnificent array of floral displays to choose from, perhaps meander through the lovely Sunken Garden or explore the Japanese Garden and the Italian Garden, showcasing plants from around the world. If you’d prefer to venture further afield, choose from one of the select experiences available to you today. Perhaps join an exhilarating whale-watching cruise or enjoy a leisurely horsedrawn carriage tour to discover some of Victoria’s many attractions (own expense). B

Day 3. Victoria, Whistler This morning after breakfast, you will board a ferry for a scenic route to Whistler. Admire the Coastal Mountains as you travel along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway with a stop at Shannon Falls on the way. Then continue on to the alpine resort of Whistler, a well-known haven for outdoor enthusiasts, set in stunning mountain scenery. Alternatively, you may like to enjoy a journey with aerial views on a floatplane flight across the Georgia Strait to Whistler (own expense). Stay: Aava Whistler Hotel.  B Day 4. Whistler, Sun Peaks After breakfast this morning, travel through the ruggedly beautiful Cariboo region to the mountain town of Sun Peaks. This region was mostly colonised during the gold rush of the 1860s. At this time, the town of Sun Peaks was often bustling with miners and cowboys. Stay: Sun Peaks Hotel.  BD Day 5. Sun Peaks, Banff Following breakfast this morning, farewell Sun Peaks as you travel through Yoho National Park, admiring the beautiful alpine scenery and glistening lakes. It’s a good idea to have your camera at the ready to take

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perfect views. Afterwards, continue on to Emerald Lake and arrive at the picturesque Emerald Lake Lodge for an idyllic overnight stay. Stay: Emerald Lake Lodge.  BD Day 8. Banff, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper After breakfast, farewell Banff and set off towards Jasper. En route, travel along the Icefields Parkway, which is considered to be the world’s most scenic highway. Here, you’ll stop at the Columbia Icefield for a thrilling Ice Explorer

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ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Later, visit Maligne Canyon and enjoy time to explore. This evening, dine at Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen. Stay: Jasper, Mountain Park Lodges. BD Day 9. Rocky Mountaineer, Jasper, Kamloops This morning, board the worldfamous Rocky Mountaineer train and settle into your carriage with large windows for expansive views of the fabled Rocky Mountains. Pass Mt Robson, the Canadian

Rockies’ tallest peak. Enjoy incredible trackside views of Pyramid Falls before continuing past Blue River. Then, late this afternoon, you’ll arrive in the city of Kamloops where there’s time to settle into your comfortable hotel and relax this evening. Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. BL

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1 Day 10. Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver Rejoin the Rocky Mountaineer and continue your rail adventure west towards the Pacific Ocean. Along the way, enjoy incredible views of Fraser Canyon, the Coast Mountains and Fraser Valley. Late this afternoon, arrive in Vancouver and settle into your comfortable accommodation for the next two nights. This evening, enjoy free time to explore and dine at a local restaurant. Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel.  BL Day 11. Vancouver Fall in love with the beautiful city of Vancouver and get to know some of its best-loved attractions on a sightseeing tour. Discover the city’s sleek high-rise-framed Waterfront and enjoy a visit to its historic heart, Gastown, which is a hub for cuisine, fashion and stylish interior design boutiques. You will find an abundance of things to see in this dynamic city. This afternoon is yours to explore at leisure. Perhaps enjoy a select experience like a gondola ride up nearby Grouse Mountain. From here, you’ll see Vancouver from a fresh perspective with incredible city views (own expense). Tonight, enjoy a special Farewell Dinner.BD

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Day 15. Juneau Today your journey brings you to Alaska’s capital, Juneau. Explore the region’s glacial terrain and gold rush history or head into town and visit the rustic shops located here.

You’ll also gain a more detailed insight into the unique nature of this national park, as local rangers join you on board to explain the geological wonders and diverse wildlife of this region.  BLD

You may also like to experience an exhilarating dog sled ride on a glacier or try one of the other activities available to you. Perhaps sample delicious salmon baked over a fire or try your hand at panning for gold in this former gold rush town (own expense). BLD

Day 18. Day at Sea Today marks your final day on board your premium Holland America Line cruise ship. You’ll spend time cruising north through the open waters of the Gulf of Alaska, enjoying the fresh ocean air and endless horizon.

Day 16. Skagway This morning dock in the port of Skagway, at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Skagway was once a frontier town and gateway to the Klondike.

Relax on board and make the most of the premium facilities of your ship, while you enjoy the serenity. This evening, savour a final dinner on board with your fellow travellers and new friends. BLD

Day 14. Ketchikan Arrive today in the Alaskan town of Ketchikan, renowned for its idyllic scenery and Alaska Native cultures. Ketchikan is also regarded as the salmon capital of the world and plays host to a large collection of standing totem poles.

You will find a variety of stores and saloons in town that capture the excitement and history of the gold rush days. Here you can learn more about gold prospecting or view some of the fascinating local wildlife (own expense). BLD

Here, you have the chance to enjoy free time to relax and explore. Alternatively,you might like to join a walking tour of the town or learn about the history of Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense).  BLD

Day 17. Glacier Bay Wake up to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park this morning, with its formidable rivers of ice, pristine fjords and wild coastline. You’ll soon discover why this region has earned World Heritage status.

Day 19. Disembark Cruise, Whittier, Anchorage Disembark in Whittier then travel to Anchorage via the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre, a sanctuary for an array of North American wildlife. There’s also an opportunity to get up close to a moose, with the chance to feed and learn about Canada’s national animal on a moose encounter program. Later, head to Alaska’s largest city. Stay: Westmark Anchorage Hotel. B

Day 12. Vancouver, Embark Cruise Enjoy a delicious breakfast this morning before transferring aboard your premium cruise ship. There is plenty of time to settle into your cabin, explore the ship’s amenities and enjoy dinner this evening. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Noordam or Amsterdam. BD Day 13. Inside Passage Enjoy a full day on the open water at the start of your journey through the Inside Passage. Relax and take in the majestic scenery which lines this famous stretch of coastline, while your ship cruises past rocky headlands and glides over the icy waters of the Inside Passage. You’ll also have time to enjoy the ship’s diverse onboard facilities. BLD

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2 Day 20. Anchorage, Denali Today, aboard the McKinley Explorer you will travel to Denali township. The McKinley Explorer is the ideal way to explore Alaska’s wilderness, with unparalleled views of its stunning interior. Large glassdomed windows run the length of your rail car and offer 360-degree views. A host guide accompanies each rail car. Tonight, enjoy a hearty meal at Karstens Public House in Denali Square.  Two Nights: Denali, McKinley Chalet Resort. BD Day 21. Denali National Park Today, travel deep into the heart of Denali National Park, Alaska’s most popular land attraction, and discover its majestic beauty during a Tundra Wilderness Tour led by a local ranger. As you explore, keep an eye out for local wildlife in their natural habitat, such as moose, elk, grizzly bears, Dall sheep and wolves. You’ll also enjoy exploring the work of wildlife biologists and discovering why conservation is so paramount to this part of Alaska.  B Day 22. Denali, Fairbanks Travelling to the city of Fairbanks today, you’ll discover Alaska’s largest interior settlement. Board a sternwheeler on the Chena River and journey into the Alaskan

3 wilderness, with a trip ashore to visit a replica Native Alaska Athabascan village. Here, learn about local history and culture before returning to Fairbanks for a Farewell Dinner this evening. Stay: Westmark Fairbanks Hotel. BLD Day 23. Fairbanks Your journey through Canada and Alaska ends today. After breakfast, it’s time to transfer to the airport for your onward flight. B EXTEND YOUR JOURNEY Extend your Rockies & Alaskan Adventure with an Arctic Circle Extension. Add an extra day in Fairbanks to fly north to the Arctic Circle. Enquire for pricing.

1. See elk in their native habitat 2. Admire Glacier Bay National Park 3. Ride aboard an Ice Explorer

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REFLECTIONS OF THE ROCKIES & ALASKAN HIGHLIGHTS Victoria to Anchorage 25 Days

Victoria n Whistler n Blue River Jasper n Lake Louise n Banff Vancouver n Inside Passage Denali National Park n Anchorage

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ G  uaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise ✓ Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service ✓ 17 nights in premium accommodation ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 46 meals – 24 breakfasts (B), 8 lunches (L) and 14 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Awake to an alpine setting at Mike Wiegele Heli Village Enjoy a river safari to Grizzly Bear Valley Dine at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen Stay at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Embark on a Tundra Wilderness Tour led by a local ranger

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Admire Shannon Falls en route to Whistler ✓ T  ravel on board the Rocky Mountaineer train, one of the world’s greatest train journeys ✓ Cruise the picturesque Inside Passage ✓ Visit Ketchikan, the salmon capital of the world ✓ Experience the beauty of Glacier Bay National Park

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Day 1. Arrive Victoria Be met at the airport and transfer to your hotel. After time to check in and relax, you’ll meet your fellow guests and Tour Director at a Welcome Reception later today. Two Nights: Victoria, The Parkside Hotel & Spa. Day 2. Victoria After breakfast, join a short orientation tour of Victoria, to get to know the elegant capital of British Columbia. Then spend time visiting The Butchart Gardens, which is among the most famous display gardens in the world. If you’d prefer to venture further afield, choose from one of the select experiences available to you today. Perhaps join an exhilarating whale-watching cruise or enjoy a leisurely horsedrawn carriage tour to discover some of Victoria’s many attractions (own expense). B Day 3. Victoria, Whistler Drive to Chemainus before boarding a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Horseshoe Bay. Admire expansive views of the Coastal Mountains as you journey along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway, with a stop at Shannon Falls en route to Whistler. Instead of taking the ferry, you may like to take a floatplane flight across

the Georgia Strait to Whistler (own expense). Two Nights: Whistler, Aava Whistler Hotel. 

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Day 4. Whistler After breakfast, today is yours to explore. Whistler is known for being a year-round haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Perhaps choose a select experience to make your own discoveries around this scenic resort. Take an incredible floatplane flight, tour Blackcomb Mountain on a Jeep tour, or head up to the snowline of Whistler Mountain by 4x4 or on a snowcat. Other options available include a gondola ride, an informative Tree Trek, an adventurous Zip Trek or a helicopter flight (own expense). B Day 5. Whistler After breakfast, journey through the rugged Cariboo region to Blue River. Here, you’ll enjoy an overnight escape at Mike Wiegele Heli Village. The resort offers adventure and serenity in Blue River’s picturesque back country setting. This evening, settle in and relax in your lodge’s rustic surroundings over a laid-back dinner as you prepare for tomorrow’s adventures. Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village.  BD

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Later today, follow the famous Yellowhead Highway, which bisects the state of British Columbia, through spectacular scenery. Pass Mt Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, on your way to fairytale Jasper National Park. After settling into your lodge, the rest of the evening yours to enjoy. Two Nights: Jasper, Crimson Lodge. B Day 7. Jasper After breakfast this morning, you have the whole day to relax or explore in Jasper National Park. Perhaps choose one of the select experiences on offer. Take in the sights on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle tour, join a rafting adventure along the Athabasca River or enjoy an evening wildlife experience (own expense). Tonight, mingle with fellow travellers during a Canadian feast at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen.BD

Day 8. Jasper, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Lake Louise Visit Maligne Canyon this morning and walk through its deep rocky ravines. Then, travel along the Icefields Parkway and stop at the Columbia Icefield for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Later, continue to Lake Louise, which is known as the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’. Settle into The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and relax in iconic surrounds. Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. BD Day 9. Lake Louise, Banff Travel to glacier-fed Moraine Lake (weather permitting). Then later, arrive in Banff with time to explore this charming alpine town on a sightseeing tour. Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge. B Day 10. Banff Enjoy today at leisure to discover more of this beautiful resort at your own pace. If you’re after adventure, then why not choose from a range of select experiences on offer. Consider joining a spectacular heliflightseeing tour for aerial views of this breathtaking region, watch for local wildlife on a Bow River float trip or perhaps set off on a Banff Experience tour, to find out about the local area (own expense). B

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to explore. Tonight, you might like to try a local restaurant for dinner. Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel.  BL Day 13. Vancouver Today, fall in love with the beautiful city of Vancouver. On a sightseeing tour, get to know some of the city’s most vibrant districts and bestloved attractions, such as Gastown and Granville Island. This evening, enjoy a special Farewell Dinner with your fellow guests.  BD Day 14. Vancouver, Embark Cruise Enjoy breakfast this morning before transferring aboard your premium cruise ship. There is plenty of time to settle into your cabin, explore the ship’s amenities and enjoy dinner this evening. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam or Noordam. BD Day 15. Inside Passage Enjoy a full day on the open water at the start of your journey through the Inside Passage. Relax and take in the majestic scenery which lines this famous stretch of coastline, as your ship cruises past rocky headlands and glides over the icy waters of the Inside Passage. You’ll also have time to enjoy the ship’s onboard facilities. BLD 1. Visit vibrant Denali National Park

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1 Day 16. Ketchikan Arrive today in the Alaskan town of Ketchikan, renowned for its idyllic scenery and Alaska Native cultures. Ketchikan is also regarded as the salmon capital of the world and plays host to a large collection of standing totem poles. Here, enjoy free time to relax and explore as you like. Alternatively, you may prefer to join a walking tour of the town or learn about the

history of Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense).  BLD Day 17. Juneau Today your journey brings you to Alaska’s capital, Juneau. Explore the region’s glacial terrain and gold rush history or head into town and visit the rustic shops located here. You may also like to experience an exhilarating dog sled ride over a glacier or try one of the other

activities available to you. Perhaps sample delicious salmon baked over a fire or try your hand at panning for gold in this former gold rush town (own expense). BLD Day 18. Skagway This morning you’ll dock in the port of Skagway, at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Skagway was once a frontier town and gateway to the Klondike.

You will find a variety of stores and saloons in town that capture the excitement and history of the gold rush days. Here you’ll also have the opportunity to learn more about gold prospecting or view some of the fascinating local wildlife (own expense). BLD Day 19. Glacier Bay Wake up to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park this morning, with its glaciers, fjords

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2 and wild coastline. You’ll soon discover why this vast region has earned World Heritage status. You’ll also gain a more detailed insight into the unique nature of this national park, as local rangers join you on board. They will explain the national park’s geological wonders and diverse wildlife, from black bears to bald eagles.BLD Day 20. Day at Sea Today marks your final day on board your premium Holland America Line cruise ship. You’ll spend the day cruising north through the open waters of the Gulf of Alaska, enjoying the fresh ocean breeze and endless horizon. Relax on board and make the most of the premium facilities of your ship, while you enjoy the serenity. This evening, savour a final dinner aboard with your fellow travellers and new friends. BLD Day 21. Disembark Cruise, Whittier, Denali After breakfast this morning, disembark in the port city of Whittier. From here, travel by coach into Denali National Park. Along the way, look out for species including brown bears, bald eagles, bison, lynx and caribou. This evening, enjoy a delicious dinner at Karstens

3 Public House in Denali Square. Two Nights: Denali, McKinley Chalet Resort. BD Day 22. Denali National Park This morning, travel deep into the heart of Denali National Park, which is Alaska’s most popular land attraction. Discover Denali National Park’s majestic beauty during a Tundra Wilderness Tour led by a local ranger. Home to glacial rivers, mountain peaks and pristine tundra, you’ll be enchanted by this region’s rugged charm. As you explore, keep an eye out for local wildlife, such as moose, elk, grizzly bears, Dall sheep and wolves. You’ll also explore the work of wildlife biologists and discover why conservation is so paramount to this part of Alaska.  B Day 23. Denali, Anchorage After breakfast this morning, travel to Talkeetna, a quaint Alaskan town found near the confluence of three major glacial rivers. The surrounding wilderness scenery is spectacular and you’ll enjoy time exploring this hub for nature and adventure enthusiasts or visiting its historical sites and shops. Later, continue to Anchorage, with time to relax this evening. Two Nights: Anchorage Hotel. B

Day 24. Anchorage Today, head out on a tour of Anchorage and the surrounding area. Visit Lake Hood and admire your surrounds. Then set off for the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre, where you’ll enjoy the chance to feed the centre’s moose. Marvel at the sheer size of these mammoth mammals; the Alaska moose is the largest North American subspecies. Later, visit the Alaska Native Heritage centre to learn about Indigenous traditions. This evening, celebrate

an incredible journey through Canada and Alaska with a memorable Farewell Dinner.

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1. Experience a full day in Glacier Bay 2. Wander Creek Street in Ketchikan 3. Spot grizzly bears in their native habitat 4. Uncover the beauty of Moraine Lake

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Day 12. Denali, Fairbanks Today, cruise on an authentic sternwheeler on the Chena River.  Stay: Westmark Fairbanks Hotel.  BLD

Day 13. Fairbanks Transfer to the airport for your return flight home.

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Day 10. Anchorage, Denali Travel aboard the McKinley Explorer to Denali township. Large glass-domed windows offer 360-degree views, while a host guide accompanies each rail car. Two Nights: Denali, McKinley Chalet Resort.  BD Day 11. Denali National Park Journey into Denali National Park for a Tundra Wilderness Tour led by a local ranger. B

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Join a Tundra Wilderness Tour led by a local ranger Journey aboard the McKinley Explorer to Denali

Day 1. Arrive Vancouver Be met at the airport and then transferred to your hotel. Stay: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. Day 2. Vancouver, Embark Cruise Transfer to board your premium cruise ship. Settle into your cabin and enjoy dinner this evening. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam or Noordam. BD Day 3. Inside Passage Enjoy a full day at sea today as you relax and take in the scenery of the Inside Passage.  BLD Day 4. Ketchikan Arrive in Ketchikan and perhaps explore on a tour or visit Saxman Native Village (own expense).  BLD Day 5. Juneau Arrive in Juneau. Here, perhaps join a dog sled ride over a glacier, sample salmon baked on a fire or pan for gold (own expense).  BLD

Day 6. Skagway Dock in the port of Skagway and perhaps enjoy one of the select experiences available. Learn more about gold prospecting or view some of the local wildlife (own expense). BLD Day 7. Glacier Bay Wake up to Glacier Bay National Park. Local rangers join you on board to talk about the region.BLD Day 8. Day at Sea Cruise through the open waters of the Gulf of Alaska. BLD Day 9. Disembark Cruise, Whittier, Denali Disembark in Whittier before travelling to Denali National Park. Settle in and enjoy a Denali Dinner Theatre at your hotel tonight. Two Nights: Denali, McKinley Chalet Resort. BD Day 10. Denali National Park Journey through wilderness country into the heart of Denali

National Park, which is regarded as Alaska’s most popular land attraction. Discover Denali National Park’s majestic beauty during a Tundra Wilderness Tour led by a local ranger. B Day 11. Denali, Anchorage Travel to the town of Talkeetna to discover its history, shops and surrounding wilderness scenery. Two Nights: Anchorage Hotel. B

Day 12. Anchorage Join a tour of Anchorage and enjoy a visit to Lake Hood. After, set off for the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre to feed the centre’s moose. Then visit the Alaska Native Heritage Centre. BD Day 13. Anchorage Transfer to the airport for your return flight home.

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1. Journey to Glacier Bay 2. Watch for grizzly bears in the wild

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 13 Days – Vancouver to Anchorage (URAA13) Ocean-View Stateroom

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$5,545

$5,995

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Winter Wonderland Nothing can compare to the first snow of winter, as you watch the sparkling white flakes fall gracefully from the sky Dash through the snow of the Rocky Mountains during the most wonderful time of the year. BREATHTAKING WINTER LANDSCAPES Winter is an enchanting time in Canada as the Rockies don their winter coat, fairy lights sparkle throughout the villages and alpine resorts begin to dress up for the occasion. Holiday decorations and festive activities abound here.

WHISTLER’S WHITE WONDERS Named for the furry marmots that populate the area and whistle like deflating balloons, this beautiful alpine village is one of the world’s most popular ski resorts. Nestled in the shade of the formidable Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, this wintertime village has a frosted landscape, which brings to life scenes reminiscent of fairytales.

FESTIVE EXPERIENCES On select tours during your Christmas journey, you’ll enjoy special excursions and experiences that are unique to this time of the year. Visit The Butchart Gardens and be spellbound by the festive atmosphere, holiday wreaths, carollers and the stunning 12 Days of Christmas light display. Spend Christmas Day in Banff for the ultimate winter wonderland experience. While, in Vancouver, cross the Capilano Suspension Bridge and be dazzled by the Canyon Lights display.

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ROCKIES & NORTHERN LIGHTS WINTER WONDERLAND Calgary to Vancouver 10 Days

Calgary n Lake Louise n Banff Yellowknife n Vancouver

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ Nine nights in premium accommodation ✓ S  ervices of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 13 delicious meals – 9 breakfasts (B) and 4 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Internal flights to and from Yellowknife ✓ Tipping for all staff, airport transfers and porterage

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Savour dinner at the top of Sulphur Mountain in Banff  hree Nights Aurora Viewing at the Aurora Village T including access to the Teepee Village nightly Access to heated seats at Aurora Village for a night  ight Walk snowshoe and fondue experience L at Grouse Mountain

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Explore picture-perfect Banff National Park ✓ Enjoy an evening Banff Gondola ride ✓ T  ake a tour through the city of Yellowknife and learn about life on the edge of a vast and untrodden wilderness ✓ Enjoy a fascinating city tour of Vancouver

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Day 1. Arrive Calgary Welcome to Calgary! You’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a Welcome Reception this evening in preparation for your winter holiday adventure. Stay: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel. Day 2. Calgary, Lake Louise Depart Calgary and travel through the Rocky Mountains to Lake Louise, the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’. Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. During winter, Lake Louise looks like something out of a fairytale: it’s like a real-life snow globe with its glittering ice castles and a glassy skate rink. Enjoy time to sit back and take in this magnificent setting over dinner. Stay: Lake Louise, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. BD Day 3. Lake Louise, Banff After breakfast, travel to Banff National Park where you’ll be shown around on arrival. Then the afternoon is yours to spend at leisure. Afterwards, an evening ride on the Banff Gondola awaits, with panoramic views over Banff Township, Bow River and the surrounding mountain ranges before dinner is served at the top of Sulphur Mountain. Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge. BD

Day 4. Banff You have the entire day in Banff to explore however you choose. Perhaps take an ice walk through Johnston Canyon to admire the waterfalls and icefalls. You might enjoy a dog sled or sleigh ride instead. Or head out on a Banff Experience tour to discover the local township (own expense).B Day 5. Yellowknife, Aurora Village Return to Calgary for your included flight to Yellowknife. Upon arrival, you’ll find winter apparel ready for you at your hotel. Layer up before it’s time to head out on an experience that will undoubtedly be a highlight. Tonight, head to Aurora Village for northern lights viewing. Look out for dancing lights which flicker green, magenta and violet across the night sky. Three Nights: Yellowknife, Chateau Nova. B Day 6. Aurora Village Perhaps try dog sledding today. Or, slide into traditional snowshoes and take a guided walk along the back trails of the village. You might prefer to go snowmobiling through the frosty landscape. All optional activities are at own expense. Tonight, return to Aurora Village where your heated 360-degree viewing seat awaits.  BD

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1 Day 7. Aurora Village, Yellowknife Return to Yellowknife where you’ll take a tour through the town and enjoy the rare chance to drive on the Ice Road (weather dependent). These ice roads and highways provide an essential link between isolated towns during the winter, when otherwise these remote communities are inaccessible by land during the warmer months. B Day 8. Yellowknife, Vancouver An early morning flight takes you to Vancouver. On arrival enjoy a city tour. Then there’s time to settle into your hotel and perhaps enjoy dinner at a local restaurant tonight. Two Nights: Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. B 1. The breathtaking northern lights 2. Grouse Mountain’s Light Walk

Day 9. Vancouver Enjoy a Skyride to the top of Grouse Mountain, with a snowshoe tour via the Light Walk, followed by a delicious fondue dinner to cap off your exciting adventure. BD

OUR NORTHERN LIGHTS PROMISE^

Day 10. Vancouver After breakfast, your tour comes to an end with a transfer to the airport for your onward flight. B FESTIVE SEASON Get ready to embrace the festive season on this journey on these departure dates: 23 Dec – Spend Christmas in Banff and New Year’s Eve in Vancouver

We’re so confident you’ll see the Aurora Borealis on your Rockies & Northern Lights Winter Wonderland tour that, if you don’t, we’ll cover the cost of your northern lights experience so you can return again at a later date.

2021/22 Dates & Prices (NZ$)

26 Dec – See the northern lights on New Year’s Eve in Yellowknife

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FESTIVE WONDERS Calgary to Victoria 13 Days

Calgary n Banff n Lake Louise Jasper n Vancouver n Victoria

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ 12 nights in premium accommodation ✓ One night aboard VIA Rail’s snow train in Sleeper Class ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 20 meals – 12 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L) and 6 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Stay at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Dine at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen Visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge and light display Enjoy The Butchart Gardens and Christmas lights

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Travel along the spectacular Icefields Parkway ✓ Admire Canada’s snow-covered mountainscapes ✓ Spend Christmas Day in fairytale Banff

Day 1. Arrive Calgary Welcome to Calgary where you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Reception. Stay: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel.

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Day 2. Calgary, Banff Departing Calgary, begin your journey through the Rocky Mountains to Banff National Park. In Banff you’ll be shown around on a tour. Then the rest of the day is yours to explore. Perhaps take an ice walk through Johnston

Canyon to admire the waterfalls and icefalls, enjoy a dog sled or sleigh ride, or head out on a Banff Experience tour to discover the local township (own expense). Three Nights: Banff Park Lodge. B Day 3. Banff This is the real highlight of your journey as you wake today to a picture-perfect white Christmas in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy free time in the morning to mark the occasion as you wish, before gathering with your fellow guests for a Christmas Eve dinner.  BD

Day 6. Lake Louise, Jasper This morning after breakfast, depart Lake Louise and journey along the spectacular Icefields Parkway to Jasper. Considered to be the world’s most famous highway, this route ascends through beautiful alpine scenery before arriving in the resort town of Jasper. Here, there’s time to settle in and relax. Then, sit down to a delicious feast at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen this evening. Two Nights: Jasper, The Crimson.  BD

CHRISTMAS DAY Day 4. Banff Merry Christmas! It’s one glorious scene after the next during this festive journey. We join each other for a delicious Christmas Day lunch. The rest of the day is yours to celebrate at leisure.  BL

Day 7. Jasper Today, relax in Jasper. The village will still have an array of Christmas decorations on display. Perhaps don some snowshoes for a trek through the beautiful Canadian Rockies. Alternatively, you may like to visit Maligne Canyon to view its icefalls up close (own expense). B

Day 5. Banff, Lake Louise Travel to Lake Louise, which is also known as the ‘Jewel of the Rockies’ and is famous for its azure waters framed by a stunning mountain backdrop. Settle into your iconic hotel, the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, and enjoy time to sit back and take in this magnificent setting. Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.  BD

Day 8. Jasper, VIA Rail This morning following breakfast, it’s time to board your overnight VIA Rail journey. Throughout your journey on board, you’ll enjoy unobstructed access to the glass-domed observation deck, which provides breathtaking, panoramic views of the passing winter wonderland. Stay: VIA Rail sleeper train.  BLD

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1 Day 9. VIA Rail, Vancouver Arrive into Vancouver and enjoy time exploring on a sightseeing tour, which includes the city’s Waterfront, Gastown, Granville Island and Stanley Park. Later this afternoon, head to Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. Be dazzled by the spectacular Canyon Lights display and the

thousands of lights throughout the rainforest and suspension bridge. Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. B NEW YEAR’S EVE Day 10. Vancouver Enjoy a leisurely day. Tonight, raise your glasses and welcome in the New Year with a special dinner. BD

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Day 11. Vancouver, Victoria 11 Day (URXWC11) guests depart the tour after breakfast with a transfer to Vancouver airport. Those continuing will board a ferry to Vancouver Island and travel to Victoria. This evening, perhaps try one of the local restaurants for dinner. Two Nights: Victoria, The Parkside Hotel & Spa. Day 12. Victoria This morning, explore Victoria at your own pace. Perhaps join a horse-drawn carriage tour. This afternoon, visit The Butchart

Gardens and see the 12 Days of Christmas in lights. Explore this estate and view the magical light displays amid the vivid floral exhibits. This evening, enjoy a special Farewell Dinner with your fellow travellers. BD

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Day 13. Depart Victoria Today, after breakfast, you will be transferred to Victoria airport for your onward flight. B

1. Walk across the Capilano Suspension Bridge while it’s illuminated in winter

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 13 Days – Calgary to Victoria (URXWC13) Take a seat at nature’s very own light show to view the northern lights in Aurora Village. See page 110 for more information. Day 1. Arrive Yellowknife, Aurora Village On arrival you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel where winter clothing is provided. After dinner enjoy the spectacle of the Aurora Borealis. Three Nights: Yellowknife, Explorer Hotel.

Day 2. Aurora Village Enjoy some free time before taking part in this afternoon’s activities, which include dog sledding and snowshoeing in winter (own expense).

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Day 3. Yellowknife Enjoy a tour of Yellowknife and discover this extraordinary town. Day 4. Yellowknife Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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$6,345

$6,795

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Tour Notes Prices include airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. VIA Rail: Private twin cabins feature an upper and lower bed. See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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CHRISTMAS IN CANADA Vancouver to Calgary 11 Days

Vancouver n Whistler Quaaout Lodge n Jasper n Banff

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ 10 nights in premium accommodation ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 15 meals – 10 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L) and 4 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Reception and special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Visit the Capilano Suspension Bridge and light display Enjoy an Indigenous-inspired dinner at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre Savour a First Nations-inspired dinner at Quaaout Lodge

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Spend Christmas Day in fairytale Banff ✓ Stay two nights amid Jasper’s breathtaking landscapes

Day 1. Arrive Vancouver Welcome to the coastal city of Vancouver for the start of your magical winter adventure. On arrival, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Settle into your accommodation and meet your fellow guests and friendly

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Travelmarvel Tour Director at a Welcome Reception this evening. Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. Day 2. Vancouver Spend this morning at your leisure in Vancouver. Perhaps stroll through this cosmopolitan city and enjoy the festive decorations

or spend time Christmas shopping. Later, explore Vancouver on a sightseeing tour, which includes the city’s Waterfront, Gastown, Granville Island and Stanley Park.

the alpine landscapes or enjoy an exciting dog sled ride. Alternatively, you might like to take a gondola ride between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain. B

You’ll also head to the Capilano Suspension Bridge, where the park’s Canyon Lights display is a dazzling spectacle. B

Day 5. Whistler, Quaaout Lodge This morning after breakfast, travel through beautiful alpine scenery to Little Shuswap Lake. On arrival, spend time relaxing and settling into Quaaout Lodge & Spa. This evening, learn about the history of Canada’s Indigenous culture and enjoy a traditional First Nations-inspired dinner. Stay: Quaaout Lodge & Spa. BD

Day 3. Vancouver, Whistler After breakfast, travel along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway and take in the views of the Coastal Mountains on your way to Whistler. The scenery along this route at this time of the year is magical, with a thick blanket of snow covering the surrounding peaks. Whistler is considered an exceptional adventure playground for outdoor enthusiasts, especially in winter. This evening, enjoy an Indigenousinspired feast at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre and gain an insight into First Nations culture. Two Nights: Aava Whistler Hotel. BD Day 4. Whistler Enjoy today at leisure to relax or explore Whistler at your own pace. Perhaps view the mountains from a bird’s-eye perspective on a helicopter tour or discover Whistler’s forests with a range of exhilarating tree trek options. If it’s speed you’re seeking, then jump on a snowmobile and race through

Day 6. Quaaout Lodge, Chase, Jasper After breakfast, take a drive around the shores of Little Shuswap Lake to the town of Chase. From here, you’ll continue to the charming resort town of Jasper, which is the perfect base for exploring this stunning region of the Rockies. There’s time to relax, settle in and enjoy dinner this evening in your hotel. Two Nights: Jasper, The Crimson. BD Day 7. Jasper Following a leisurely breakfast, take some time out today to explore the fairytale setting of Jasper at your leisure. The town

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1 will still have an array of Christmas decorations on display for you to enjoy. You might like to don some snowshoes for a trek through the Canadian Rockies scenery. Alternatively, take a trip to Maligne Canyon (own expense).  B Day 8. Jasper, Lake Louise After breakfast, depart Jasper and enjoy the scenery as you journey along the spectacular Icefields Parkway, a chain of large ice fields situated parallel to the Continental Divide.

Later this afternoon, you’ll arrive at iconic Lake Louise set in the heart of the Rockies. The lake’s azure glacier-fed waters and surrounding scenery are truly breathtaking, especially at this time of year. Afterwards, continue to the alpine town of Banff. Here there’s time to settle in and spend Christmas Eve relaxing with your fellow travellers, as you prepare to wake to a stunning white Christmas. Three Nights: Banff Park Lodge. B

THE NORTHERN LIGHTS EXPERIENCE (STONW4)

Take a seat at nature’s very own light show to view the northern lights in Aurora Village. See page 110 for more information. Day 1. Arrive Yellowknife, Aurora Village On arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel where winter clothing is provided. After dinner, see the Aurora Borealis. Three Nights: Yellowknife, Explorer Hotel.

Day 2. Aurora Village Enjoy some free time before this afternoon’s activities, including dog sledding and snowshoeing in winter (own expense). D Day 3. Yellowknife Enjoy a tour of Yellowknife and discover this extraordinary town. Day 4. Yellowknife Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

CHRISTMAS DAY Day 9. Banff Merry Christmas! There is truly nothing like waking up on Christmas morning with fresh snow underfoot and breathing in crisp mountain air. Christmas in Banff will be magical today. Enjoy free time in this beautiful town to revel in the festive cheer that surrounds you. After some time exploring the wonders of Christmas in town, rejoin your fellow guests for a festive celebration lunch, packed with Christmas cheer. BL

This afternoon, consider choosing one of the select experiences available to you. You might like to join an ice walk in Johnston Canyon to admire its beautiful waterfalls and icefalls. Alternatively, take a dog sled or sleigh ride through the surrounding region, or head out on a Banff Experience tour (own expense). This evening enjoy a special Farewell Dinner. BD Day 11. Banff, Depart Calgary Your festive journey comes to an end today. After breakfast this morning, transfer to Calgary airport for your onward flight. B

Day 10. Banff After breakfast this morning, you have a full day ahead of you to either relax or enjoy exploring more of Banff.

1. Experience the magic of Lake Louise in winter

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 11 Days – Vancouver to Calgary (URXEV11) Per person (twin share)

EB Price~

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Dec. 17.

$4,845

$5,295

~EB – Price includes bonus Early Payment Discount and dollar saving. Solo travellers add on from $1,450. Please enquire for details.

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The East Coast Explore the east coast’s exciting contrasts From Toronto to Boston, discover the eclectic mix of cities found along the eastern shores of Canada and the USA. Stop off in Nova Scotia to learn about maritime lore. Enjoy Cape Cod hospitality and marvel at Niagara Falls. TORONTO, OTTAWA & NIAGARA FALLS Start your east coast tour in Toronto, Canada’s largest city and a vibrant hub of multiculturalism. Then step back in time in Ottawa, Canada’s capital city, on a visit to historic Parliament Hill, Embassy Row and Rideau Canal. Of course, no trip to Eastern Canada is complete without seeing Niagara Falls. Feel the power of mother nature on a cruise right up to this iconic natural wonder.

1000 ISLANDS CRUISING Sprawled across the borders of Canada and the USA, this island archipelago has been drawing visitors since the late 1800s. Back then it was a holiday destination and playground for New York’s wealthiest. Today, on a cruise around these 1000 or more islands, which dot the waterways of Lake Ontario and the St Lawrence River, enjoy stunning coastal scenery and architecture that recalls the region’s lavish past.

QUÉBEC CITY & MONTRÉAL Lose yourself in Québec City’s timeless appeal, European style and distinct heritage architecture. Dine out on Québecois hospitality and sweet maple taffy, a sugar

candy and local delicacy. Not to be outdone, the city of Montréal is renowned for elegant French cuisine, stylish boutiques and atmospheric cafes. Charming cobblestone streets invite you to explore more.

EAST COAST CRUISING & NOVA SCOTIA Seafaring tales and rugged coastline surround Canada’s pretty Maritime provinces. On a premium cruise along the Atlantic coastline, visit Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia. Perhaps choose to take the Anne of Green Gables tour on Prince Edward Island and be sure to indulge in the region’s celebrated seafood.

USA’S NEW ENGLAND Journey south down the east coast and across the Canada-USA border. Here, Cape Cod welcomes with coastal charm and quaint fishing ports. It’s a breath of sea air before you venture to Washington DC, the nation’s capital and political powerhouse. Then head for the bustle and big smoke of 24/7 cities such as New York. Where you’ll experience life in the Big Apple. For a change of pace, there’s also a stop in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to learn of Amish culture, faith and tradition.

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EASTERN CANADA & NEW ENGLAND CRUISE Toronto to Boston 16 Days

Toronto n Niagara Falls n Ottawa Québec City n Montréal n Prince Edward Island Sydney n Halifax n Bar Harbor n Boston

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ G  uaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line New England cruise ✓ Eight nights staying in premium accommodation ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 31 meals – 15 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 10 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Learn about maple syrup and enjoy a meal at a sugar shack

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Drive through Parc Oméga, and look out for local wildlife ✓ Visit the ports of Halifax and Sydney in Nova Scotia ✓ Cruise the picturesque 1000 Islands region

Day 1. Arrive Toronto Your journey begins today as you arrive in Toronto. You’ll be met on arrival at the airport and transferred to your hotel, located in the heart of the action in downtown Toronto. Two Nights: Toronto, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre.

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Day 2. Niagara Falls A Welcome Breakfast gives the chance to meet your fellow guests and Travelmarvel Tour Director. Then join a city tour that will take you to the picturesque waterfront districts of Toronto. Afterwards, travel to see the spectacular sight of Niagara Falls,

which is collectively made up of three impressive waterfalls. From here, you’ll board a thrilling boat cruise for a journey to the base of Horseshoe Falls (raincoats provided). This is the largest of the three falls. You might also like to take an exciting helicopter flight for aerial views over Niagara Falls (own expense). B Day 3. 1000 Islands, Ottawa Continue on your journey to Ottawa today. Along the way, enjoy a cruise around the 1000 Islands of the St Lawrence Seaway. Cruise past tiny islands, castles reminiscent of fairytales and island mansions. You’ll be taken back to a time when pirates and bootleggers roamed the area, as well as the Gilded Age, when the rich and famous made this region their personal playground. This evening, we reconvene for dinner. Two Nights: Ottawa, Lord Elgin Hotel. BD Day 4. Ottawa The first half of the day will be dedicated to discovering the treasures of Ottawa. Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour, during which you will visit the Gothic Parliament Hill and visit the historic Rideau Canal, which winds through the heart of the city. The rest of the day is yours to explore at leisure. B

Day 5. Ottawa, Québec City After breakfast this morning, your journey continues to Québec City. This afternoon, enjoy a drivethrough experience in Parc Omega. As your vehicle winds through the park, passing meadows, lakes and forests, watch for wildlife, such as moose, deer and wolves. This evening, there’s time to relax and perhaps dine at a local restaurant. Two Nights: Québec City, Hotel Manoir Victoria. B Day 6. Québec City Spend today however you like. Consider choosing one of the select experiences available. You might like to unwind on a relaxing cruise along the St Lawrence River or explore Québec City on an informative guided walking tour (own expense). Tonight, delight in a hearty Québecois dinner at a local sugar shack and learn all about the intricacies of maple syrup production.BD Day 7. Québec City, Montréal Farewell Québec City after breakfast this morning and travel to Montréal. On arrival, check into your hotel. Then there’s time to get to know this Europeaninfluenced city during an afternoon sightseeing tour. You’ll discover a quintessentially French city, which

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1 excels at blending both old and new, from the elegant cobblestone streets of Old Montréal to the city’s contemporary waterfront. Two Nights: Montréal, Marriott Chateau Champlain. B Day 8. Montréal Enjoy today with a selected activity. You might like to either spend time relaxing at your hotel or continue exploring. Montréal offers an array of culinary and cultural attractions, thanks to its French influence, eclectic food scene and famous festival line up. This evening, meet with your fellow travellers to enjoy a special Farewell Dinner.  BD Day 9. Montréal, Embark Cruise This morning after breakfast, transfer and board your premium ship for your New England voyage. There’s time to settle in and enjoy the array of amenities available. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Amsterdam or Zaandam. BD Day 10. Québec City This morning, dock in Québec City and enjoy this French-influenced city’s many highlights before an afternoon departure.  BLD Day 11. Day at Sea After breakfast this morning, enjoy a leisurely day cruising the beautiful Gulf of St Lawrence, defined by stunning coastline. BLD

Day 12. Prince Edward Island Prince Edward Island may be Canada’s smallest province, but it’s big on history. With time at leisure, perhaps visit the island’s capital of Charlottetown to delve into the region’s past. Alternatively, you may prefer to see the Anne of Green Gables homestead and enjoy time at this well-known literary landmark, set in pretty surrounds (own expense). BLD Day 13. Sydney Spend the day in and around Sydney on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. The island’s Frenchinfluenced name belies its Celtic connections. You will discover cheerfully colourful highland villages, the beautiful coastal scenery of the Cabot Trail, as well as the Fortress of Louisbourg, which was once one of North America’s busiest 18th-century seaports. BLD Day 14. Halifax For ocean scenery at its best, it is hard to beat Nova Scotia’s south shore. Arrive in Halifax this morning, with free time to perhaps visit Peggy’s Cove and the German village of Lunenburg. Then head back to Halifax where you might like to visit the ramparts of Halifax Citadel or a museum which commemorates the Titanic. BLD

Day 15. Bar Harbor Cross into the United States and arrive in New England’s Bar Harbor, once the exclusive summer resort of America’s fabulously wealthy. Today, Bar Harbor is an artists’ enclave and gateway to the natural beauty of Acadia National Park, much of which was donated by the Rockefeller family.  BLD

Day 16. Disembark Cruise, Depart Boston After breakfast, disembark your ship in Boston, then transfer to the airport for your onward flight. B

1. Experience the sheer power of Niagara Falls

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~EB – Price includes bonus Early Payment Discount and dollar saving. Solo travellers add on from $2,550. Please enquire for details.

Tour Notes Prices include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. Departure transfer – after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1pm. Nine-day tour available (URE09). See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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EASTERN DELIGHT Toronto to New York 20 Days

Toronto n Niagara Falls n Ottawa Québec City n Montréal n Stowe n Boston Cape Cod n Philadelphia n Lancaster Washington DC n New York

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ 1 9 nights in Eastern Canada and the USA staying in premium accommodation ✓ Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 27 meals – 19 breakfasts (B) and 8 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Stay in a Fallsview Room at the Marriott on the Falls Learn about maple syrup and enjoy a meal at a sugar shack Tour Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory and enjoy a tasting Stay at the historic Sea Crest Beach Hotel Enjoy a delicious clambake on the beach at Cape Cod Experience a traditional Amish feast Begin your day with breakfast at a New York diner

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Join a fascinating Toronto City tour ✓ Witness the wonders of Niagara Falls on a cruise ✓ Drive through Parc Oméga, and look out for local wildlife ✓ Visit local Amish communities and gain an insight into their culture, faith and traditional ways of life ✓ See the Lincoln Memorial and other major sites during a tour through Washington DC

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Day 1. Arrive Toronto You’ll be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Two Nights: Toronto, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre. Day 2. Toronto Meet your Tour Director and fellow passengers at a Welcome Breakfast. Then explore Toronto on a tour to discover the sights of this multicultural city. BD Day 3. Niagara Falls This morning, stop at the village of Niagara-on-the-Lake before continuing to Niagara Falls for a thrilling boat cruise (raincoats provided). Stay in a Fallsview Room at the Marriott on the Falls. Perhaps take a helicopter flight over the falls (own expense). Stay: Niagara Falls, Marriott on the Falls in a Fallsview Room. B Day 4. Kingston, 1000 Islands, Ottawa Visit Kingston en route to Ottawa and cruise around the 1000 Islands of the St Lawrence Seaway. Two Nights: Ottawa, Lord Elgin Hotel. B Day 5. Ottawa Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Ottawa. Then either tour the Canadian Parliament or relax at your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to perhaps see Ottawa by bicycle

or take a Canadian Museum of Civilization tour (own expense).

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Day 6. Ottawa, Québec City Visit Parc Oméga, an open-range native animal sanctuary, before heading to historic Québec City. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure. Two Nights: Québec City, Hotel Manoir Victoria. B Day 7. Québec City Explore Québec City during a tour this morning. Then perhaps enjoy a leisurely river cruise along the St Lawrence River or explore Québec City on a walking tour (own expense). Enjoy dinner at a traditional local sugar shack.BD Day 8. Québec City, Montréal Head to Montréal for a city tour with the rest of the day at leisure. Two Nights: Montréal, Marriott Chateau Champlain. BD Day 9. Montréal After breakfast this morning, enjoy the entire day at leisure to explore. Perhaps join a walking tour of the city or, for a different perspective of Montréal, take an intriguing underground walking tour. B Day 10. Montréal, Stowe This morning, cross the border into the USA and travel to Waterbury. Visit Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Factory for a tour and tasting.

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1 Later, continue to the mountain resort town of Stowe in Vermont. Stay: Stowe, Golden Eagle Resort. B Day 11. Stowe, Boston After breakfast, journey to Concord via the rugged White Mountains. Enjoy some free time before heading for the city of Boston later today. Then settle into your hotel before dinner tonight. Two Nights: Courtyard Boston Downtown. BD Day 12. Boston Tour Boston today, a city renowned for its strong links to sport, history, music and cuisine. Along with a proud Irish heritage, Boston boasts many impressive landmarks. After your tour, spend the afternoon at your leisure to make your own discoveries and to perhaps dine at a local restaurant. B Day 13. Boston, Cape Cod Board a ferry from Boston to Provincetown, Cape Cod. Explore this eastern peninsula before arriving at Sea Crest to stay at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel. This evening, enjoy a delicious clambake on the beach. Stay: Cape Cod, Sea Crest Beach Hotel. BD Day 14. Cape Cod, Philadelphia Your journey continues to the city

of Philadelphia via Newport. Here you will visit The Breakers, a beautifully preserved historic mansion, the grandest of Newport’s summer ‘cottages’. Stay: Philadelphia, Wyndham Hotel.  B Day 15. Philadelphia, Lancaster Today’s tour of ‘Philly’ unpacks a treasure trove of early American history. Later, continue to Lancaster County, home to the religious Amish and Mennonite communities. This evening, you’re invited to enjoy a traditional Amish feast. Stay: Lancaster, DoubleTree Resort by Hilton. BD Day 16. Lancaster, Washington DC Tour local Amish communities to gain an insight into their culture, faith and traditional way of life. Then journey to the US capital Washington DC, and take in the sights on a tour, including the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the United States Capitol Building and the FBI Headquarters. Tonight, enjoy dinner in the city. Two Nights: Washington Plaza Hotel.  BD Day 17. Washington DC The entire day is yours to discover Washington your way. B

Day 18. Washington DC, New York Arrive in arguably the world’s most famous city today. Explore New York from the convenience of your hotel, located in the heart of the Big Apple. Two Nights: Courtyard by Marriott New York Manhattan/ Herald Square.  B

highlights, such as the iconic Empire State Building. This afternoon, enjoy time to make your own discoveries before a special Farewell Dinner tonight. BD Day 20. New York Your tour concludes after breakfast with a transfer to the airport for your onward flight. B

Day 19. New York Enjoy breakfast at a traditional New York diner, ahead of a city sightseeing tour, where you’ll cover the Big Apple’s many

1. Wander through Québec City

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 20 Days – Toronto to New York (UREN20) Per person (twin share)

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May 25. Aug. 10. Aug. 31; Sept. 21.

$10,895 $10,995 $11,495

$11,895 $11,995 $12,495

~EB – Price includes bonus Early Payment Discount and dollar saving. Solo travellers add on from $3,800. Please enquire for details.

Tour Notes Prices include airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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ULTIMATE NEW ENGLAND Toronto to New York 24 Days

Toronto n Québec City n Montréal Prince Edward Island n Halifax n Boston Cape Cod n Philadelphia n Lancaster Washington DC n New York

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ Guaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line New England cruise ✓ 1 6 nights in Eastern Canada and USA staying in premium accommodation ✓ Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 43 meals – 23 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 14 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast and special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Learn about maple syrup and enjoy a meal at a sugar shack Sample a delicious clambake on the beach at Cape Cod Begin your day with breakfast at a New York diner

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Witness the wonders of Niagara Falls on a cruise ✓ Drive through Parc Oméga, and look out for local wildlife ✓ Discover early American history on a tour through ‘Philly’ ✓ Visit local Amish communities and gain an insight into their culture, faith and traditional ways of life ✓ See the Lincoln Memorial and other major sites during a tour through Washington DC

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Day 1. Arrive Toronto On arrival, be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Two Nights: Toronto, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre. Day 2. Niagara Falls Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast before a city tour. Head to Niagara Falls for a cruise (raincoats provided). Perhaps take a helicopter flight over Niagara Falls (own expense).B Day 3. 1000 Islands, Ottawa Continue to Ottawa today. Along the way, enjoy a picturesque cruise around the 1000 Islands of the St Lawrence Seaway. This evening, we reconvene for dinner. Two Nights: Ottawa, Lord Elgin Hotel. BD Day 4. Ottawa Join a guided sightseeing tour of Ottawa. The rest of the day is yours to explore at leisure.

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Day 5. Ottawa, Québec City This afternoon, enjoy a drivethrough experience in Parc Oméga. As your vehicle winds through the park, passing meadows, lakes and forests, watch out for wildlife, such as moose, deer and wolves. Continue to Québec City, where you will enjoy dinner at leisure this evening. Two Nights: Québec City, Hotel Manoir Victoria. B

Day 6. Québec City Spend today as you wish. Take a river cruise along the St Lawrence River or explore Québec City on a walking tour (own expense). Delight in a hearty Québecois dinner at a local sugar shack and learn all about the intricacies of maple syrup production. BD Day 7. Québec City, Montréal Farewell Québec City and travel to Montréal. On arrival, check into your hotel before exploring on a city sightseeing tour this afternoon. Two Nights: Montréal, Marriott Chateau Champlain. B Day 8. Montréal Spend today as you like, perhaps relax at your hotel or explore more of Montréal. Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner tonight. BD Day 9. Montréal, Embark Cruise Today, board your premium ship for your New England voyage. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Amsterdam or Zaandam. BD Day 10. Québec City Dock in beautiful Québec City today and enjoy the city’s sights on a tour before reboarding for an afternoon departure.  BLD Day 11. Day at Sea Enjoy a leisurely day cruising the Gulf of St Lawrence. BLD

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Day 24. New York Your tour concludes after breakfast with a transfer to the airport for your onward flight. B

Day 12. Prince Edward Island Prince Edward Island may be Canada’s smallest province but it’s big on history. Perhaps explore the island’s capital, Charlottetown, or visit the Anne of Green Gables homestead (own expense). BLD

before arriving at Sea Crest for your stay at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel, steeped in history. This evening, enjoy a delicious Cape Cod-style clambake on the beach. Stay: Cape Cod, Sea Crest Beach Hotel. BD

Day 13. Sydney Spend the day in and around Sydney on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Discover highland villages, the Cabot Trail and the Fortress of Louisbourg. BLD

Day 18. Cape Cod, Philadelphia Travel to Philadelphia via Newport to see beautiful historic mansions. Then continue to Philadelphia. Stay: Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District. B

Day 14. Halifax Arrive in Halifax with free time to perhaps visit Peggy’s Cove and the German village of Lunenburg. Then head back to Halifax where you might like to visit a museum which commemorates the Titanic. BLD

Day 19. Philadelphia, Lancaster Tour Philadelphia, then travel to Lancaster County. Tonight, join a traditional Amish feast. Stay: Lancaster, DoubleTree Resort by Hilton.

Day 15. Bar Harbor Cross into the United States and arrive in New England’s Bar Harbor, gateway to the natural beauty of Acadia National Park.  BLD

Day 20. Lancaster, Washington DC Tour local Amish communities then continue to Washington DC. See the US capital’s historic sights on a city tour, including the Lincoln Memorial. Enjoy dinner in the city. Two Nights: Washington Plaza Hotel. BD

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Day 21. Washington DC You have a full free day to explore the city at your own pace. B

~EB – Price includes bonus Early Payment Discount and dollar saving. Solo travellers add on from $4,650. Please enquire for details.

Day 16. Boston, Disembark Cruise Your cruise ends today, as you disembark your ship in Boston. Stay: Courtyard Boston Downtown.

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Day 17. Boston, Cape Cod Travel from Boston to Provincetown on the tip of Cape Cod. Explore

from the convenience of your hotel, in the heart of the Big Apple. Two Nights: New York, The Empire Hotel.  B Day 23. New York Enjoy breakfast at a traditional New York diner to set you up for a morning sightseeing tour from Central Park to Times Square and the Empire State Building. This afternoon, enjoy time to make your own discoveries before a special Farewell Dinner. BD

1. See the bright shop fronts at Bar Harbor

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$13,295 $13,395 $13,795 $14,395

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Tour Notes Prices include airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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EAST COAST USA Boston to New York 10 Days

Boston n Cape Cod n Philadelphia Lancaster n Washington DC n New York

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ Nine nights in premium accommodation in Eastern USA ✓ Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 14 meals – 9 breakfasts (B) and 5 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Stay at the historic Sea Crest Beach Hotel Sample a delicious clambake on the beach at Cape Cod Experience a traditional Amish feast Begin your day with breakfast at a New York diner

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Join a tour through Boston ✓ Visit the city of Newport and admire its colonial-era houses, including The Breakers mansion ✓ Discover early American history on a tour through ‘Philly’ ✓ Discover the major icons of New York City on a tour

Day 1. Arrive Boston Welcome to Boston. You’ll be met on arrival at the airport and transferred to your hotel. There’s time to settle in and relax before meeting with your Tour Director

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and fellow guests during dinner. You’ll discover Boston’s acclaimed culinary scene at a local restaurant this evening. Two Nights: Courtyard Boston Downtown. D

Day 2. Boston After breakfast this morning, join a sightseeing tour of Boston. This historic city is one of America’s oldest and played a key role in the American revolution. Today, it is known for its strong links to sport, history, music and cuisine. Along with a proud Irish heritage, Boston boasts many impressive landmarks for you to explore. After your tour, enjoy an afternoon at leisure to make your own discoveries. Perhaps you might like to dine at a local restaurant this evening. B Day 3. Boston, Cape Cod Board a ferry from Boston to Provincetown, a coastal town on the tip of Cape Cod. From here, enjoy the day exploring this eastern peninsula before arriving at Sea Crest for your overnight stay at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel, which is steeped in history. The hotel’s very early beginnings were as a summer house, hosting aspiring actors including Henry Fonda and Jimmy Stewart before it was destroyed by fire. This evening, it’s time to relax Cape Cod-style and enjoy a delicious clambake on the beach. Stay: Cape Cod, Sea Crest Beach Hotel. BD

Day 4. Cape Cod, Philadelphia Journey to Philadelphia via Newport, where you’ll visit a pocket of beautifully preserved historic mansions including The Breakers. Tracing America’s development from the colonial era to the Gilded Age, each mansion has its own unique style, from Italianate to Gothic Revival. They offer a fascinating glimpse into the lavish lifestyles of their past owners. Later arrive in Philadelphia. Stay: Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District. B Day 5. Philadelphia, Lancaster Today’s tour of Philadelphia or ‘Philly’ unpacks a treasure trove of early American history. Known as the birthplace of a nation, you’ll visit the city’s iconic sights. These include Independence Hall, where the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were both ultimately adopted. Later, continue to Lancaster County, home to the religious Amish and Mennonite communities. During your stay, you’ll have the chance to gain an understanding of their everyday lives. Tonight, enjoy a traditional Amish feast. Stay: Lancaster, DoubleTree Resort by Hilton. BD

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1 Day 6. Lancaster, Washington DC This morning, on a tour of local Amish communities, you’ll get an insight into their culture, faith and way of life, where communities embrace a slower-paced, more traditional approach. Journey to Washington DC, and take in the sights on a tour, including the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and FBI Headquarters, before dinner in the city. Two Nights: Washington Plaza Hotel. BD Day 7. Washington DC You have the entire day today to spend how you wish. How will you spend your time? Aside from Washington DC’s historical and political landscape, there’s

a wealth of museums, art and culture to discover. Perhaps explore some of the Smithsonian Institution’s extensive collection of museums, galleries, gardens and a zoo, many of which line the city’s famous National Mall. They showcase America’s journey through subjects as diverse as space, natural history and art. B Day 8. Washington DC, New York Arrive today in what is arguably the world’s most famous city. Settle in and perhaps explore New York from the convenience of your hotel, located in the heart of the Big Apple. Two Nights: Courtyard by Marriott New York Manhattan/ Herald Square.  B

Day 9. New York Enjoy breakfast at a traditional New York diner to set you up for an exciting sightseeing tour of the city, which ensures you’ll cover the Big Apple’s many highlights, from Central Park to Times Square. Of course no visit to New York would be complete without a visit to the city’s iconic Empire State Building. Completed in 1931, this Art Decostyle landmark remained New York’s tallest building for some 40 years. This afternoon, enjoy time to make your own discoveries. You might choose to head for one of the city’s museums, including the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

with its world-famous art collection, or the American Museum of Natural History. Alternatively, you may prefer to take a ferry ride to Liberty Island, home to America’s archetypal monument, the Statue of Liberty, or perhaps enjoy some retail therapy at Macy’s Herald Square, one of the world’s largest department stores. Tonight, it’s time to relax and reflect over a Farewell Dinner at your hotel. BD Day 10. New York Your tour concludes after breakfast with a transfer to the airport for your onward flight. B 1. New York City’s Central Park 2. The Capitol Building in Washington

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$7,045 $6,945 $7,445 $7,445

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We returned from our trip refreshed by the beautiful scenery and lovely people we met along the way. And, of course, the caring attentions of all concerned. Mr & Mrs Pitt, QLD

Discover the beauty of Denali National Park

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West & East Coast Combined Make your dream holiday a reality We understand that holiday time is precious, so why not maximise every minute in Canada & Alaska? Simply combine your favourite itineraries to create the holiday of a lifetime. These journeys ensure every day is a highlight. CANADA — THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS With Travelmarvel, there’s no need to choose between the iconic natural beauty of the west coast and Canadian Rockies or the sophisticated east coast cities of Ottawa, Québec City and Montréal. Our itineraries explore them both, making your decision easy and your holiday unforgettable. What’s more, you can combine your Canadian immersion with a cruise via Alaska’s Inside Passage for the ultimate discovery.

LAND, SEA & RAIL JOURNEYS You’ll love our diverse range of travel options on your Canada & Alaska holiday. From a Rocky Mountaineer rail journey to the idyllic waterways of the Alaskan Peninsula, we tailor your travel experience to get the most out of each destination. Our land journeys give you the freedom to explore in depth and make real connections with local people and places along the way. Whichever travel mode you take, rest assured our skilled and friendly staff will always look after you.

COMBINE TWO TOURS TO DISCOVER MORE We have synchronised many of our North American tour dates so that you can transfer smoothly from one adventure to another. This enables you to explore more of Canada & Alaska by accessing the very best of both the west and east coasts.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF EASTERN & WESTERN CANADA WITH ALASKA CRUISE Toronto to Vancouver 27 Days

Toronto n Niagara Falls n Ottawa n Québec City Montréal n Calgary n Banff n Lake Louise n Jasper Vancouver n Whistler n Victoria n Inside Passage

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ Guaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise ✓ Eight nights in Eastern Canada and 11 nights in Western Canada staying in premium accommodation ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 46 meals – 26 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 14 dinners (D) ✓ A Welcome Breakfast and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Savour a Québecois dinner at a local Sugar Shack Visit Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary Experience a River Safari to Grizzly Bear Valley Absorb the views at Blue River’s Mike Wiegele Heli Village Enjoy a Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Enjoy a stay in the historic Lord Elgin hotel ✓ Admire the grandeur of Ottawa during a city tour ✓ Take in the glorious surrounds of Lake Louise ✓ Visit the ski resort town of Whistler ✓ Visit Ketchikan, the salmon capital of the world ✓ Cruise the picturesque Glacier Bay National Park

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Day 1. Arrive Toronto Be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Two Nights: Toronto, Marriott Eaton Centre.

Day 6. Québec City You have the day at leisure. You may choose to spend it on one of the optional activities available. Enjoy dinner at a Sugar Shack.BD

Day 2. Niagara Falls Join a cruise close to the base of Niagara Falls. Or, perhaps take a helicopter ride over the falls (own expense). B

Day 7. Québec City, Montréal Travel to Montréal today. Two Nights: Montréal, Marriott Chateau Champlain.

Day 3. Kingston, 1000 Islands, Ottawa After breakfast, stop at Kingston for a 1000 Islands cruise on your way to Ottawa. This evening, we reconvene for dinner. Two Nights: Ottawa, Lord Elgin Hotel. BD Day 4. Ottawa Enjoy a guided tour of Ottawa, then the rest of the day is at your leisure. Perhaps tour the Canadian Museum of History or take a twohour bicycle tour through capital city (own expense). B Day 5. Ottawa, Québec City Stop at Parc Oméga, where you’ll look for Canadian wildlife amid their natural environments. Later, on arrival in Québec City, enjoy a guided discovery. A free evening is yours to spend how you wish. Two Nights: Québec City, Hotel Manoir Victoria.  B

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Day 8. Montréal Explore the sights of Montréal, then dine at a local restaurant.  BD Day 9. Montréal, Calgary Fly from Montréal to Calgary (flight not included). Enjoy a Welcome Reception tonight. Stay: Calgary, Marriott Downtown Hotel.

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Day 10. Calgary, Banff En route to Banff, visit Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary. Tour Banff and its stunning surrounds. Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge. BD Day 11. Banff Enjoy a free day to explore Banff at your own pace. Perhaps take a Bow River float trip, or a heliflightseeing tour (own expense). B Day 12. Banff, Lake Louise Today, visit Moraine Lake (weather permitting) en route to iconic Lake Louise. Stay: Lake Louise Inn. 

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1 Day 13. Banff, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper Journey along the beautiful Icefields Parkway and ride an Ice Explorer onto Athabasca Glacier. Stay: Jasper, Marmot Lodge.  B Day 14. Jasper, Blue River Travel to Blue River for a wildlife River Safari. After, check into Mike Wiegele Heli Village overnight. Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village. BD Day 15. Blue River, Vancouver Today, journey through the Cariboo region on your way to Vancouver. Two Nights: Vancouver, Coast Coal Harbour Hotel.  B Day 16. Vancouver Take a tour of the city, taking in the highlights before a day at leisure.B

Day 17. Vancouver, Whistler Head along the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler. Stay: Whistler, Summit Lodge & Spa.

Day 18. Whistler, Victoria Catch a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Victoria, or take a floatplane to Victoria (own expense). Two Nights: Victoria, The Parkside Hotel & Spa. B Day 19. Victoria Visit The Butchart Gardens today. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner in the Butchart family home.BD Day 20. Victoria, Vancouver, Embark Cruise Board your cruise in Vancouver. Dinner will be on board tonight. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Volendam. BD

ROCKY MOUNTAINEER OPTION (JASPER TO VANCOUVER) Perhaps replace Days 14 and 15 with a two-day rail journey aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. Day 14. Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer in Jasper. Arrive in Kamloops later this afternoon. Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer.  BL

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1. Check out Québec City's unique architecture

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$14,295 $14,745 $15,195 $15,595 $14,945 $14,745 $14,645

~EB Price – includes Early Payment Discount of $400 per person and dollar saving, also applicable to Lanai Stateroom and Vista Suite. Solo travellers add on from $4,550. Please enquire for details.

Tour Notes Prices based on Ocean-View Staterooms include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. Departure transfer – after your cruise, ensure your onward flight departs after 1pm. Flight from Montréal to Calgary not included. Day 9 is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director. The Rocky Mountaineer upgrade is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director. See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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CANADA’S EAST & WEST WITH ALASKA CRUISE Toronto to Vancouver 30 Days

Toronto n Niagara Falls n Ottawa n Québec City Montréal n Victoria n Whistler n Blue River Jasper n Lake Louise n Banff n Vancouver Inside Passage

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ E  ight nights in Eastern Canada and 14 nights in Western Canada staying in premium accommodation ✓ Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service ✓ G  uaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 52 meals – 29 breakfasts (B), 8 lunches (L) and 15 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Stay in a Fallsview Room at the Marriott on the Falls Delight in a meal at a local sugar shack Enjoy a feast at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre Relax at Mike Wiegele Heli Village Take a river safari to Grizzly Bear Valley Dine at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen Stay at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Visit Grouse Mountain Bear Refuge for breakfast and bear viewing

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Witness the wonders of Niagara Falls on a cruise ✓ Admire the grandeur of Ottawa during a city tour

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Day 7. Québec City Enjoy a city tour. Tonight, savour dinner at a sugar shack.BD

Day 1. Arrive Toronto Your journey begins today as you are met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Two Nights: Toronto, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre. Day 2. Toronto After breakfast, enjoy a city sightseeing tour. Said to be the most multiculturally diverse city in the world, Toronto has many sights and surprises in store.  BD Day 3. Niagara Falls Cruise the spectacular Niagara Falls today before enjoying a stay at the Marriott on the Falls. Stay: Niagara Falls, Marriott on the Falls in a Fallsview Room. B Day 4. Kingston, 1000 Islands, Ottawa Today, board a cruise through the picturesque 1000 Islands of the St Lawrence Seaway. Two Nights: Ottawa, Lord Elgin Hotel.

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Day 5. Ottawa Join a guided sightseeing tour of Ottawa. Then the rest of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure. B Day 6. Ottawa, Québec City Today visit Parc Oméga, before arriving in Québec City. Two Nights: Québec City, Hotel Manoir Victoria. 

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Day 8. Québec City, Montréal This morning after breakfast, journey to the city of Montréal. Stay: Montréal, Marriott Chateau Champlain. BD Day 9. Montréal, Victoria Fly Montréal to Victoria (not included) and enjoy time at leisure. Three Nights: Victoria, The Parkside Hotel & Spa. B Day 10. Victoria Enjoy free time today before a Welcome Reception tonight.

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Day 11. Victoria This morning, enjoy a visit to explore The Butchart Gardens. Then perhaps join a whalewatching cruise (own expense). B Day 12. Victoria, Whistler Take a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Victoria or a floatplane from Victoria to Whistler (own expense). Enjoy a feast at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. Two Nights: Aava Whistler Hotel. BD Day 13. Whistler Enjoy today at leisure or take a floatplane flight, a tour of Blackcomb Mountain on a Jeep tour or head up to Whistler Mountain by 4x4 or on a snowcat (own expense). B

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1 Day 14. Whistler, Blue River Travel to Blue River and stay in the alpine setting of Mike Wiegele Heli Village. Enjoy dinner this evening. Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village. BD Day 15. Blue River, Jasper Today promises alpine scenery and adventure in the great outdoors. Set off on a river safari to Grizzly Bear Valley where you’re likely to witness active native wildlife on the riverbank. Then continue to Jasper National Park. Two Nights: Jasper, The Crimson. B Day 16. Jasper Relax or discover Jasper today. Perhaps opt for one of the select experiences available. Enjoy a Harley-Davidson motorcycle tour, join a rafting adventure along the Athabasca River or an evening wildlife experience (own expense). This evening, dine at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen.BD Day 17. Jasper, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Lake Louise This morning, explore Maligne Canyon and enjoy time walking through its deep rocky ravines. Then journey along the spectacular Icefields Parkway and take an Ice Explorer ride onto the Athabasca Glacier. Continue to Lake Louise, with time to settle in to The

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.  BD

enjoy time to relax and settle in. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Volendam.  BD

Day 18. Lake Louise, Banff Today, travel to glacier-fed Moraine Lake (weather permitting) on your way to the alpine resort of Banff for a sightseeing tour. Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge. B

Days 24-29. Inside Passage Cruise See page 34 for full itinerary details of your cruise.

Day 19. Banff Perhaps join a select experience in Banff. Enjoy a helicopter flight or a Bow River float trip (own expense).B Day 20. Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer bound for the city of Kamloops. Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. BL Day 21. Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver Rejoin the Rocky Mountaineer and continue to Vancouver. Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel.  BL Day 22. Vancouver Enjoy a special breakfast and bear-viewing experience at Grouse Mountain this morning. Later, savour a Farewell Dinner. BD Day 23. Vancouver, Embark Cruise Board your premium ship in Vancouver late this morning and

Day 30. Disembark Cruise, Depart Vancouver This morning after breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight. 

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BLD 1. Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 30 Days – Toronto to Vancouver (UREBWI30) Ocean-View Stateroom

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Per person (twin share)

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May 4. May 25. June 8. Aug. 10. Aug. 31.

$14,695 $15,495 $15,495 $15,395 $15,195

$16,095 $16,895 $16,895 $16,795 $16,595

$16,595 $17,495 $17,495 $17,295 $17,095

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CANADA COMPLETE Toronto to Vancouver 27 Days

Toronto n Niagara Falls n Ottawa Québec City n Montréal n Vancouver Lake Louise n Banff n Jasper n Blue River Whistler n Victoria n Inside Passage

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ N  ine nights in Eastern Canada and 11 nights in Western Canada staying in premium accommodation ✓ T  wo-day rail journey in SilverLeaf Service aboard the famous Rocky Mountaineer ✓ G  uaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 48 meals – 26 breakfasts (B), 8 lunches (L) and 14 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast and a Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Enjoy a meal at a local sugar shack Stay at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Enjoy a wagon ride and BBQ along the Bow River Set off on a river safari to Grizzly Bear Valley Relax at Mike Wiegele Heli Village Savour a Farewell Dinner at The Butchart Gardens

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Drive through Parc Oméga, and look out for local wildlife ✓ Enjoy a fascinating city tour of Vancouver ✓ Tour the Icefields Parkway and join an Ice Explorer glacier ride

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Day 1. Arrive Toronto Your journey begins today as you are met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Two Nights: Toronto, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre.

Day 6. Québec City Enjoy a day at leisure or perhaps cruise the St Lawrence River or take a walking tour of Québec City (own expense). Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local sugar shack.BD

Day 2. Niagara Falls Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast, before a city tour to explore the sights of Toronto. Later, travel to Niagara Falls for a cruise to Horseshoe Falls (raincoats provided). B

Day 7. Québec City, Montréal Journey to Montréal today and enjoy a city sightseeing tour. Two Nights: Montréal, Marriott Chateau Champlain.

Day 3. 1000 Islands, Ottawa Join a cruise around the pretty 1000 Islands of the St Lawrence Seaway. This evening, we reconvene for dinner. Two Nights: Ottawa, Lord Elgin Hotel. BD Day 4. Ottawa Take a guided tour of Ottawa. The rest of the day is at leisure. Perhaps visit the Canadian Museum of History or enjoy a two-hour bicycle tour through the heart of Canada’s beautiful capital (own expense).

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Day 8. Montréal Explore the sights of Montréal, then enjoy time at leisure. Tonight, dine at a local restaurant. BD Day 9. Montréal, Vancouver Fly from Montréal to Vancouver today (flight not included). Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. B Day 10. Vancouver Take a tour of the city, taking in the highlights before a day at leisure.B

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Day 11. Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer and relax in your SilverLeaf carriage. Later, arrive in Kamloops. Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. BL Day 12. Rocky Mountaineer, Lake Louise Your journey continues via the Spiral Tunnels and Kicking Horse

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1 Canyon to Banff National Park. Tonight, settle into The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. BLD Day 13. Banff Visit Moraine Lake (weather permitting) before arriving in Banff for a tour. Later, take a wagon ride along the banks of the Bow River and enjoy a steak fry BBQ dinner.  Two Nights: Banff, Caribou Lodge. BD Day 14. Banff Enjoy today at your leisure. You might like to join a heli-flightseeing tour, watch for wildlife on a scenic Bow River float trip or take a River Explorer tour (own expense).  B Day 15. Banff, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper Journey along the Icefields Parkway and stop at Athabasca Glacier for a ride on an Ice Explorer. Then continue to Jasper. Stay: Jasper, Chateau Jasper. B Day 16. Jasper, Blue River Pass Mt Robson on your way to Blue River. Set off on a river safari to Grizzly Bear Valley. Then, enjoy a BBQ dinner and a stay at Mike Wiegele Heli Village. Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village. BD

Day 17. Blue River, Whistler After breakfast, travel to Whistler and enjoy some free time. Stay: Delta Whistler Village Suites.B Day 18. Whistler, Victoria Take a ferry across the Georgia Strait or a floatplane flight from Whistler to Victoria (own expense). Two Nights: Victoria, DoubleTree by Hilton. B Day 19. Victoria Perhaps choose a select experience such as a whalewatching cruise (own expense). Later, visit The Butchart Gardens for a special Farewell Dinner. BD Day 20. Victoria, Vancouver, Embark Cruise Travel to Vancouver and board your premium cruise ship. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Volendam. BD Days 21-26. Inside Passage Cruise See page 34 for full itinerary details of your cruise.

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Day 27. Disembark Cruise, Depart Vancouver This morning, transfer to the airport for your onward flight. B

1. Cruise the 1000 Islands

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 27 Days – Toronto to Vancouver (UREBEV27) Ocean-View Stateroom

Lanai Vista Stateroom Suite

Per person (twin share)

EB Price~

Standard Price Standard Price Standard Price

Apr. 30. May 14. July 2. July 16. Aug. 6. Aug. 20. Aug. 27.

$13,395 $14,095 $14,795 $14,695 $14,695 $14,595 $14,595

$14,795 $15,495 $16,195 $16,095 $16,095 $15,995 $15,995

$15,295 $16,045 $16,795 $16,645 $16,595 $16,495 $16,495

$16,295 $17,145 $17,895 $17,745 $17,445 $17,345 $17,345

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Tour Notes Prices based on Ocean-View Stateroom include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. Departure transfer – after your cruise please ensure your onward flight departs after 1pm. Flight from Montréal to Vancouver not included. Days 9 and 10 are not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director. See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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THE ULTIMATE CANADA & ALASKA Toronto to Fairbanks 31 Days

Toronto n Niagara Falls n Ottawa n Québec City Montréal n Victoria n Whistler n Blue River Jasper n Emerald Lake n Banff n Vancouver Inside Passage n Anchorage n Denali n Fairbanks

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ 23 nights in premium accommodation ✓ Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service ✓ G  uaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 55 meals – 30 breakfasts (B), 9 lunches (L) and 16 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast and special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Stay in a Fallsview Room at the Marriott on the Falls Savour a meal at a sugar shack in Québec City Stay at beautiful Emerald Lake Lodge Enjoy a feast at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen Journey aboard the McKinley Explorer to Denali Join a Tundra Wilderness Tour led by a local ranger

Day 1. Arrive Toronto Your journey begins today as you arrive in Toronto, where you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Two Nights: Toronto, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre.

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Day 2. Toronto After breakfast this morning, enjoy a tour of this vibrant city, which is said to be the most multiculturally diverse in the world. Spend time discovering some of its many attractions and highlights.  BD

Day 3. Niagara Falls Visit Niagara Falls for a cruise to Horseshoe Falls (raincoats provided). Relax at Marriott on the Falls. Stay: Niagara Falls, Marriott on the Falls, in a Fallsview Room. B Day 4. Kingston, 1000 Islands, Ottawa Enjoy a cruise around the picturesque 1000 Islands of the St Lawrence Seaway. Two Nights: Ottawa, Lord Elgin Hotel.

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Day 5. Ottawa Join a guided tour of Ottawa. The rest of the day is at leisure.  B Day 6. Ottawa, Québec City Visit Parc Oméga before arriving in Québec City. Two Nights: Québec City, Hotel Manoir Victoria.  B Day 7. Québec City Enjoy a city tour. Tonight, savour dinner at a sugar shack.BD Day 8. Québec City, Montréal Journey to Montréal today. Stay: Montréal, Marriott Chateau Champlain. BD Day 9. Montréal, Victoria Today, fly from Montréal to Victoria (flight not included). Two Nights: Victoria, DoubleTree by Hilton or Marriott Inner Harbour. B

Day 10. Victoria Enjoy a tour of Victoria before visiting The Butchart Gardens. 

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Day 11. Victoria, Whistler Take a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Whistler or take a floatplane flight instead (own expense). Stay: Aava Whistler Hotel.  B Day 12. Whistler, Sun Peaks After breakfast, you will travel through the breathtaking Cariboo region and arrive at the mountain town of Sun Peaks. Stay: Sun Peaks Hotel.  BD Day 13. Sun Peaks, Banff Travel through Yoho National Park, where breathtaking views of mountains and lakes will have you whipping out your camera at every opportunity. Continue to Banff. Two Nights: Banff Caribou Lodge or Ptarmigan Inn. B Day 14. Banff Today, perhaps choose a select experience (own expense).  B Day 15. Banff, Emerald Lake Travel to the famous ‘Jewel of the Rockies’, Lake Louise, and (weather permitting) glacier-fed Moraine Lake. Afterwards, continue on to Emerald Lake and arrive at the picturesque Emerald Lake Lodge for an idyllic overnight stay. Stay: Emerald Lake Lodge.  BD

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1 Day 16. Banff, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper Travel along the Icefields Parkway for an Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Later, visit Maligne Canyon and tonight, dine at Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen. Stay: Chateau Jasper.  BD Day 17. Jasper, Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops Depart Jasper and board the Rocky Mountaineer train and relax in your SilverLeaf carriage. Later, arrive in Kamloops. Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. BL Day 18. Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver Rejoin the Rocky Mountaineer for front-row views of incredible scenery. Later, arrive in Vancouver. Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel.  BL Day 19. Vancouver Discover Vancouver on a guided sightseeing tour today, before a special Farewell Dinner tonight. BD Day 20. Vancouver, Embark Cruise This morning, transfer to board your cruise ship. Settle in to your cabin and enjoy dinner tonight. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam or Noordam. BD

Days 21-26. Inside Passage Cruise See page 34 for full itinerary details of your cruise through Alaska’s Inside Passage. BLD Day 27. Disembark Cruise, Whittier, Anchorage Disembark in Whittier and visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre. There’s a chance to get up close to a moose, and to feed and learn about Canada’s national animal on a moose encounter program. Later, head to Anchorage. Stay: Anchorage Hotel.  B Day 28. Anchorage, Denali Today, travel on the McKinley Explorer to Denali township. Enjoy 360-degree views through large glass-domed windows. A host guide accompanies each train car and a full bar service is available upstairs for purchase. On the lower level you will find an outdoor viewing platform and a restaurant. This evening, enjoy a hearty meal at Karstens Public House in Denali Square.  Two Nights: Denali McKinley Chalet Resort. BD Day 29. Denali National Park Travel into Denali National Park, and discover its beauty during a tundra wilderness tour led by a local ranger. You’ll also explore the work of wildlife biologists.  B

Day 30. Denali, Fairbanks Cruise the Chena River aboard a sternwheeler and visit a replica Native Alaska Athabascan village. Stay: Westmark Fairbanks Hotel.  BLD

EXTEND YOUR JOURNEY Extend your Rockies & Alaskan Adventure with an Arctic Circle Extension. Add an extra day in Fairbanks to fly north to the Arctic Circle. Enquire for pricing.

Day 31. Depart Fairbanks Your journey comes to an end today, as you transfer to the airport for your onward flight. B

1. Admire the bright blue Moraine Lake

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 31 Days – Toronto to Fairbanks (UREAJ31 ) Ocean-View Stateroom

Verandah Stateroom

Per person (twin share)

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May 4. May 25. June 8. Aug. 10.

$15,195 $16,095 $16,295 $16,395

$16,595 $17,495 $17,695 $17,795

$16,795 $18,045 $18,245 $18,295

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Rocky Mountaineer Upgrade Per person GoldLeaf

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Tour Notes Prices based on Ocean-View Stateroom include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. Flight from Montréal to Victoria not included. Day 9 is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director. See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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EAST COAST HIGHLIGHTS & ALASKAN ADVENTURE Toronto to Fairbanks 21 Days

Toronto n Niagara Falls n Ottawa n Québec City Montréal n Vancouver n Inside Passage Anchorage n Denali n Fairbanks

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ 14 nights in premium accommodation ✓ G  uaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom on board your seven-night Holland America Line Alaskan cruise ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 40 meals – 20 breakfasts (B), 7 lunches (L) and 13 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast and Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff, port charges and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Learn about maple syrup and enjoy a meal at a sugar shack Journey aboard the McKinley Explorer to Denali Take a tundra wilderness tour led by a local ranger

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Drive through Parc Oméga, and look out for local wildlife ✓ Tour the Icefields Parkway and join an Ice Explorer glacier ride ✓ Cruise the picturesque Glacier Bay National Park

Day 1. Arrive Toronto You will be met on arrival at the airport and transferred to your hotel, located in the heart of the action in downtown Toronto. Two Nights: Toronto, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre.

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Day 2. Toronto, Niagara Falls After a Welcome Breakfast, take a city tour. Then head to Niagara Falls for a cruise (raincoats provided). You might like to take an exciting helicopter flight over Niagara Falls (own expense). B

Day 3. 1000 Islands, Ottawa Continue on your journey to Ottawa today. Along the way, cruise around the 1000 Islands of the St Lawrence Seaway. This evening, we reconvene for dinner. Two Nights: Ottawa, Lord Elgin Hotel. BD

Day 7. Québec City, Montréal Farewell Québec City after breakfast this morning and travel to Montréal. On arrival, check into your hotel, before getting to know this European-influenced city on a sightseeing tour. Two Nights: Montréal, Marriott Chateau Champlain. B

Day 4. Ottawa Today, enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Ottawa, which includes Parliament Hill and the historic Rideau Canal. Then the rest of the day is yours to explore at leisure.B

Day 8. Montréal Today is yours to explore Montréal as you like. You’ll discover a quintessentially French city, which excels at blending old and new, from the streets of Old Montréal to the city’s contemporary waterfront. Alternatively, enjoy time to relax at your hotel.  BD

Day 5. Ottawa, Québec City Stop at Parc Oméga where you’ll look for Canadian wildlife amid their natural environments. On arrival in Québec City, enjoy dinner at leisure. Two Nights: Québec City, Hotel Manoir Victoria.  B Day 6. Québec City Spend today as you wish. Enjoy the facilities of your hotel or perhaps head out and explore. You might like to join a relaxing river cruise along the St Lawrence River or explore Québec City on an informative guided walking tour (own expense). Tonight, enjoy a Québecois dinner at a local sugar shack and learn all about maple syrup production.BD

Day 9. Montréal, Vancouver After breakfast today, fly to Vancouver (flight not included). On arrival, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. Stay: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. BD Day 10. Vancouver, Embark Cruise After breakfast, transfer to your cruise ship. Settle into your cabin and enjoy dinner this evening. Seven Nights: Holland America Line’s Nieuw Amsterdam or Noordam. BD Day 11. Inside Passage Spend the day on the open water at the start of your journey through the Inside Passage. BLD

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1 Day 12. Ketchikan Arrive in the Alaskan town of Ketchikan, regarded as the salmon capital of the world. Enjoy time to explore, perhaps join a walking tour of the town or learn about the history of Tlingit culture at Saxman Native Village (own expense). BLD Day 13. Juneau In Alaska’s capital, Juneau, explore the region’s glacial terrain and gold rush history or head into town and visit the rustic shops located here. Perhaps try a select experience. These include a dog sled ride, sampling salmon baked over a fire or trying your hand at panning for gold (own expense).  BLD Day 14. Skagway This morning, dock at the port of Skagway, at the northernmost point of the Inside Passage. Perhaps learn more about gold prospecting or view some of the fascinating local wildlife (own expense). BLD Day 15. Glacier Bay Wake to the breathtaking sight of Glacier Bay National Park. You’ll soon discover why this region has earned World Heritage status. Local rangers join you on board to explain the geological wonders and wildlife of this region.  BLD Day 16. Day at Sea Today marks the final day on board

your premium Holland America Line cruise ship. You’ll spend time cruising north through the Gulf of Alaska, enjoying the fresh ocean breeze and endless horizon. BLD Day 17. Disembark Cruise, Whittier, Anchorage Disembark in Whittier and travel to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre. View native wildlife and enjoy a chance to get up close to a moose, and to feed and learn about Canada’s national animal on a moose encounter program. Later, head to Anchorage. Stay: Westmark Anchorage Hotel.B Day 18. Anchorage, Denali Ride aboard the McKinley Explorer, travelling to Denali township. Large glass-domed windows provide 360-degree views and a host guide accompanies each rail car. This evening, enjoy a hearty meal at Karstens Public House in Denali Square. Two Nights: Denali, McKinley Chalet Resort. BD Day 19. Denali National Park Journey into Denali National Park, and explore on a tundra wilderness tour led by a local ranger.  B Day 20. Denali, Fairbanks Travel to Fairbanks and cruise the Chena River on a sternwheeler. Visit a replica Native Alaska

Athabascan village, returning to Fairbanks for a Farewell Dinner. Stay: Westmark Fairbanks Hotel. BLD Day 21. Depart Fairbanks After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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EXTEND YOUR JOURNEY Extend your Rockies & Alaskan Adventure with an Arctic Circle Extension. Add an extra day in Fairbanks to fly north to the Arctic Circle. Enquire for pricing.

1. Walk through downtown Toronto

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 21 Days – Toronto to Fairbanks (UREA21) Ocean-View Stateroom

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Apr. 30. May 21. June 18. Aug. 6. Aug. 20.

$8,695 $9,195 $9,495 $9,395 $8,995

$9,695 $10,195 $10,495 $10,395 $9,995

$9,895 $10,395 $11,045 $10,945 $10,495

~EB – Price includes bonus Early Payment Discount and dollar saving, also applicable to Verandah Stateroom. Solo travellers add on from $4,000. Please enquire for details.

Tour Notes Prices based on Ocean-View Stateroom include port charges, airport transfers, gratuities and sundries. Flight from Montréal to Vancouver not included. Day 9 is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director. See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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CANADA’S EAST & WEST Toronto to Vancouver 23 Days

Toronto n Niagara Falls n Ottawa n Québec City Montréal n Victoria n Whistler n Blue River Jasper n Lake Louise n Banff n Vancouver

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ E  ight nights in Eastern Canada and 14 nights in Western Canada staying in premium accommodation ✓ Services of a Canadian Travelmarvel Tour Director and Driver ✓ 32 meals – 22 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L) and 8 dinners (D) ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Stay in a Fallsview Room at the Marriott on the Falls Savour a meal at a sugar shack in Québec City Enjoy a feast at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre Relax at Mike Wiegele Heli Village Take a river safari to Grizzly Bear Valley Dine at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen Stay at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Visit Grouse Mountain Bear Refuge for breakfast and bear viewing

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Witness the wonders of Niagara Falls on a cruise ✓ Admire the grandeur of Ottawa during a city tour

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Day 7. Québec City Enjoy a city tour. Tonight, savour dinner at a sugar shack.BD

Day 1. Arrive Toronto Your journey begins today as you are met on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Two Nights: Toronto, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre. Day 2. Toronto After breakfast, enjoy a city sightseeing tour. Said to be the most multiculturally diverse city in the world, Toronto has many sights and surprises in store.  BD Day 3. Niagara Falls Cruise the spectacular Niagara Falls today before enjoying a stay at the Marriott on the Falls. Stay: Niagara Falls, Marriott on the Falls in a Fallsview Room. B Day 4. Kingston, 1000 Islands, Ottawa Today, board a cruise through the picturesque 1000 Islands of the St Lawrence Seaway. Two Nights: Ottawa, Lord Elgin Hotel.

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Day 5. Ottawa Join a guided sightseeing tour of Ottawa. Then the rest of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure. B Day 6. Ottawa, Québec City Today visit Parc Oméga, before arriving in Québec City. Two Nights: Québec City, Hotel Manoir Victoria. 

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Day 8. Québec City, Montréal This morning after breakfast, journey to the city of Montréal. Stay: Montréal, Marriott Chateau Champlain. BD Day 9. Montréal, Victoria Fly Montréal to Victoria (not included) and enjoy time at leisure. Three Nights: Victoria, The Parkside Hotel & Spa. B Day 10. Victoria Enjoy free time today before a Welcome Reception tonight.

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Day 11. Victoria This morning, enjoy a visit to explore The Butchart Gardens. Then perhaps join a whalewatching cruise (own expense). B Day 12. Victoria, Whistler Take a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Victoria or a floatplane from Victoria to Whistler (own expense). Enjoy a feast at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre. Two Nights: Aava Whistler Hotel. BD Day 13. Whistler Enjoy today at leisure or take a floatplane flight, a tour of Blackcomb Mountain on a Jeep tour or head up to Whistler Mountain by 4x4 or on a snowcat (own expense). B

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1 Day 14. Whistler, Blue River Travel to Blue River and stay in the alpine setting of Mike Wiegele Heli Village. Enjoy dinner this evening. Stay: Blue River, Mike Wiegele Heli Village. BD Day 15. Blue River, Jasper Today promises alpine scenery and adventure in the great outdoors. Set off on a river safari to Grizzly Bear Valley where you’re likely to witness active native wildlife on the riverbank. Then continue to Jasper National Park. Two Nights: Jasper, The Crimson. B Day 16. Jasper Relax or discover Jasper today. Perhaps opt for one of the select experiences available. Enjoy a Harley-Davidson motorcycle tour, join a rafting adventure along the Athabasca River or an evening wildlife experience (own expense). This evening, dine at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen.BD Day 17. Jasper, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Lake Louise This morning, explore Maligne Canyon and enjoy time walking through its deep rocky ravines. Then journey along the spectacular Icefields Parkway and take an Ice Explorer ride onto the Athabasca Glacier. Continue to Lake Louise, with time to settle into The

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Stay: The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.  BD Day 18. Lake Louise, Banff Today, travel to glacier-fed Moraine Lake (weather permitting) on your way to the alpine resort of Banff. Upon arrival, tour Banff’s many sights and its stunning natural surrounds on a sightseeing tour. Two Nights: Banff Park Lodge. B Day 19. Banff Enjoy today at your leisure. You might like to join a heli-flightseeing tour, watch for wildlife on a scenic Bow River float trip or take a River Explorer tour (own expense).  B Day 20. Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops Board the Rocky Mountaineer bound for the city of Kamloops. Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. BL Day 21. Rocky Mountaineer, Vancouver Rejoin the Rocky Mountaineer and continue your rail adventure west towards the Pacific Ocean. Along the way, enjoy incredible close-up views of the region’s natural beauty, taking in some of its many highlights, which include Fraser Canyon, the Coast Mountains and Fraser Valley. Late this afternoon, arrive in Vancouver where you will

spend the next two nights. Settle in to your centrally located hotel and enjoy free time to explore. Tonight, you might like to try a local restaurant for dinner. Two Nights: Vancouver, Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel.  BL

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THE BEST OF CANADA Toronto to Vancouver 20 Days

Toronto n Niagara Falls n Ottawa n Québec City Montréal n Victoria n Whistler n Blue River Jasper n Emerald Lake n Banff n Vancouver

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ E  ight nights in Eastern Canada and 11 nights in Western Canada staying in premium accommodation ✓ Two-day Rocky Mountaineer rail journey in SilverLeaf Service ✓ Enjoy a Welcome Breakfast and a special Farewell Dinner ✓ Tipping for all staff and airport transfers ✓ 28 meals – 19 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L) and 7 dinners (D)

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Stay in a Fallsview Room at the Marriott on the Falls Savour a meal at a sugar shack in Québec City Stay at beautiful Emerald Lake Lodge Enjoy a feast at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Join a fascinating Toronto City tour ✓ Witness the wonders of Niagara Falls on a cruise ✓ Drive through Parc Oméga, and look out for local wildlife ✓ Tour the Icefields Parkway and join an Ice Explorer glacier ride

Day 1. Arrive Toronto In Toronto you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. Two Nights: Toronto, Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre. Day 2. Toronto After a Welcome Breakfast enjoy a comprehensive city tour to discover the sights of Toronto. BD Day 3. Niagara Falls On your way to Niagara Falls, visit the village of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Then travel to Niagara Falls for a cruise. Perhaps take a helicopter flight (own expense). Tonight, enjoy the spectacular views from your Fallsview Room at the Marriott on the Falls. Stay: Niagara Falls, Marriott on the Falls, in a Fallsview Room. B Day 4. Kingston, 1000 Islands, Ottawa Stop at Kingston on your way to Ottawa today, where you will enjoy a cruise around the 1000 Islands of the St Lawrence Seaway. Two Nights: Ottawa, Lord Elgin Hotel. B Day 5. Ottawa Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Ottawa, taking in the city’s highlights. You’ll also see Ottawa from Parliament Hill and view the historic Rideau Canal. The rest of the day is then yours to spend at leisure. B

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Day 6. Ottawa, Québec City Today after breakfast, head off on a visit to Parc Oméga, an openrange sanctuary. Then continue your journey to Québec City. Two Nights: Québec City, Hotel Manoir Victoria.  B Day 7. Québec City This morning, take a sightseeing tour of the city. Later this afternoon, perhaps join a cruise along the St Lawrence River or a walking tour through Québec City (own expense). This evening, savour dinner at a sugar shack and learn about maple syrup production. BD Day 8. Québec City, Montréal Farewell Québec City this morning, and head to Montréal. On arrival, join a city sightseeing tour to explore the many highlights of this European-influenced city. Later this evening, perhaps enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Stay: Montréal, Marriott Chateau Champlain. BD Day 9. Montréal Today you’ll fly from Montréal to the capital city of British Columbia, Victoria (flight not included). Located on the southernmost tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria is filled with heritage architecture, gardens and culinary delights. Two Nights: Victoria, The Parkside Hotel & Spa.  B

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1 Day 10. Victoria Enjoy a short orientation tour of Victoria before visiting The Butchart Gardens. Among the most famous gardens in the world, The Butchart Gardens is over 100 years old and has a distinctive style of its own. Explore the many plants and floral displays on show here. B Day 11. Victoria, Whistler Drive to Chemainus before boarding a ferry across the Georgia Strait to Horseshoe Bay. Travel along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway with a stop at Shannon Falls on your way to Whistler. Alternatively, you may wish to take a floatplane flight across the Georgia Strait to Whistler (own expense). Stay: Aava Whistler Hotel.  B Day 12. Whistler, Sun Peaks After breakfast this morning, prepare to set off and travel through the ruggedly beautiful Cariboo region to the mountain town of Sun Peaks. Stay: Sun Peaks Hotel.  BD Day 13. Sun Peaks, Banff Travel through Yoho National Park, where breathtaking views of mountains and lakes will have you whipping out your camera at every opportunity. Continue to Banff. Two Nights: Banff Caribou Lodge or Ptarmigan Inn. B

Day 14. Banff After breakfast, you can enjoy today at leisure to explore more of this alpine township at your own pace. Why not choose from a range of select experiences available to you (own expense). B Day 15. Banff, Emerald Lake Travel to the famous ‘Jewel of the Rockies’, Lake Louise, and (weather permitting) glacier-fed Moraine Lake. Afterwards, continue on to Emerald Lake and arrive at the picturesque Emerald Lake Lodge for an idyllic overnight stay. Stay: Emerald Lake Lodge.  BD Day 16. Banff, Icefields Parkway, Athabasca Glacier, Jasper Travel along the Icefields Parkway, where you’ll stop at the Columbia Icefield for a thrilling Ice Explorer ride onto Athabasca Glacier. Later, visit Maligne Canyon and tonight, dine at Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen. Stay: Jasper, Chateau Jasper. BD Day 17. Rocky Mountaineer, Kamloops This morning, board the worldfamous Rocky Mountaineer train and settle into your carriage with large windows for expansive views of the fabled Rocky Mountains.

Enjoy the passing scenery before arriving in the city of Kamloops late in the afternoon. Stay: Kamloops, hotel assigned by Rocky Mountaineer. BL

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1. Be charmed by Victoria's harbour

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 20 Days – Toronto to Vancouver (UREJWI20) Per person (twin share)

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Journey to the Grand Canyon

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USA Rail Holidays Embrace a romantic mode of travel as incredible cities and scenes glide by Travelmarvel’s escorted rail holidays allow you to discover iconic railways and journey through stunning landscapes. THE PERFECT PARTNERSHIP

CAPTIVATING SCENERY

Well established as the experts in land touring and river cruising, we’re excited to offer you another way to discover the USA in partnership with the award-winning Great Rail Journeys, which has more than 30 years’ experience in railbased holidays. A company with a philosophy that matches ours, the team is as committed as we are to showing you the beauty of the USA with the right blend of freedom and flexibility.

The ever-changing scenery will enthral you as you’re whisked through the diverse landscapes that make up this breathtaking country. Whether you’re following the tracks of the San Joaquin route through California’s Central Valley mountain ranges, travelling on the historic Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad or discovering the home of the blues on the iconic City of New Orleans route from Mississippi to Louisiana, the train provides the ideal viewpoint.

WHY TAKE THE TRAIN? Nowadays, when a speedy arrival seems to be the imperative, the enjoyment of the journey itself is often overlooked. On our rail holidays, we return you to a time when travelling was an art in itself. The pleasure of simply experiencing some of the USA’s most famous trains and railways will be a memorable part of your holiday, with a constant panorama of countryside and cityscape that puts you at the heart of this nation.

ICONIC CITIES The Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Times Square and the Empire State Building – New York’s iconic sights are thick on the ground. Los Angeles glitters with Hollywood glamour, and Nashville and New Orleans each offer their own rhythmic delights. Add Chicago, San Francisco and Las Vegas to the mix and you’ll discover the USA’s cities all have their own appeal.

KNOW WHAT’S INCLUDED We make sure the majority of your holiday costs are covered before you leave home. We clearly specify everything that is included in the itineraries to make budgeting easy.

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USA’s Iconic Trains & Railways Ride the rails across the ‘Land of the Free and the Brave’ on a mix of modern Amtrak trains and heritage heroes

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The California Zephyr traverses seven states, following the route of the original wagon trains, while the trains and railways of the USA provide a tangible link to the nation’s history and traditions. AMTRAK Amtrak’s vast railway network covers almost every state on the US mainland. These fast and reliable trains are designed for longer journeys, and relaxing on board is one of the best ways to see the USA. Trains feature roomettes with two berths (upper and lower) and comfortable seating, which converts to a bed in the evening. All roomettes have shared bathroom facilities, with limited upgrades to bedrooms with private shower and toilet facilities available.

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Enjoy overnight stays with Amtrak to fully maximise your USA rail experience. These include a night on board the California Zephyr, travelling from Denver to Chicago. Hugging rocky mountains as it carves across the land, this sleeper train is a relaxing way to spend an evening aboard. And from one major transport hub to the next, the locomotive opens gateways to a host of interesting discoveries and insights along a truly spectacular railroad. Your holiday also brings you aboard the Lake

Shore Limited for an overnight journey to Buffalo on the cusp of Niagara Falls. Other notable daytime Amtrak services include the Maple Leaf, which transports you from Niagara Falls to New York, as well as California’s San Joaquin rail route from San Francisco travelling south to Bakersfield. To enhance your rail adventure, panoramic windows provide expansive views of the passing scenery, so you won’t miss a thing.

1. Take the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad 2. Board the historic Grand Canyon Railway 3. See Colorado’s breathtaking surrounds by rail

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GRAND CANYON RAILWAY The historic Grand Canyon Railway carries hundreds of passengers each day between Williams in Arizona and the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. The journey of more than 100 kilometres was first undertaken by rail in 1901, an unimaginable feat for the time. On board, train enthusiasts can be transported to that era when a mock train robbery takes place on the return journey. Not to mention the spectacular scenery you’ll see on the way.

DURANGO AND SILVERTON NARROW GAUGE RAILROAD Founded in 1879, this railway was initially made to help travellers carry silver and gold ore between mountains. Soon after though, the dramatic surrounds and breathtaking sights became just as valuable. Colorado’s Durango and Silverton Railroad is a narrow gauge railway that operates a historic train with rolling stock indigenous to the 70-kilometre line. The locomotives are 1923-25 vintage, coal-fired and

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steam-operated. Open gondola cars provide a panoramic view of the stunning mountains.

DENVER & RIO GRANDE The historic route of the Denver and Rio Grande Scenic Railroad takes you over tracks that date back to the gold and silver rush. A highlight of this journey is travelling along the beautiful Rio Grande River to Wagon Wheel Gap, which is a spectacular mountain resort area known for its hot springs.

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TRANSAMERICAN RAIL JOURNEY San Francisco to New York 18 Days

San Francisco n Yosemite National Park Las Vegas n Flagstaff n Grand Canyon Durango n Grand Junction n Denver Chicago n Niagara Falls n New York

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ 15 nights in premium accommodation ✓ Two overnight train journeys in a two-berth roomette ✓ Services of a Great Rail Journeys Tour Escort and expert local guides ✓ All tipping and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES A guided city tour of San Francisco, visiting Alcatraz Island Admire the scenery as you journey on the San Joaquin route Travel on the incredible Grand Canyon Railway Journey on the Durango and Silverton Railroad Enjoy the picturesque Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Relax on board the overnight California Zephyr Train Enjoy an overnight journey on the Lake Shore Limited Take a behind-the-scenes tour of Grand Central Station

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Visit Hoover Dam ✓ Explore the vibrant landscapes of Yosemite National Park ✓ Witness the wonders of Niagara Falls on a cruise ✓ Uncover the treasures of the Big Apple on a sightseeing tour that includes Central Park

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Day 1. Arrive San Francisco Upon arrival at the airport, be met and transferred to your hotel. Two Nights: Le Méridien San Francisco. Day 2. San Francisco Stop at the Golden Gate Bridge, said to be among the most famous bridges in the world. You will also meet a community of sea lions which lives at the popular Fisherman’s Wharf. Later, visit the infamous island of Alcatraz, once a federal penitentiary that housed criminals such as Al Capone. Day 3. San Francisco, Yosemite National Park Journey by train on the San Joaquin route through California’s Central Valley. At Merced you’ll board a coach to Yosemite National Park, where you’ll enjoy a tour of the Valley Floor, taking in views of Half Dome, the 3,000 ft El Capitan and the spectacular Bridalveil Falls. Afterwards, head back to Merced to spend the night. Stay: Courtyard by Marriott, Merced. Day 4. Las Vegas Continue the journey on the San Joaquin route southwards today. Arriving in Bakersfield, you’ll transfer by coach across the Mojave Desert to Las Vegas in the state of Nevada. Two Nights: Park MGM Las Vegas.

Day 5. Las Vegas Explore Las Vegas at leisure today. The monorail is a great way to discover the spectacles of the famous Las Vegas Strip. Absorb the atmosphere and enjoy a selection of entertainment choices on your doorstep including the world-famous casinos. Day 6. Las Vegas, Hoover Dam, Flagstaff Head across Nevada to Arizona, via the towering Hoover Dam. Entering Arizona you’ll drive on the legendary Route 66. Arrive in Flagstaff for a two-night stay amid 500 picturesque acres of ponderosa pine forest. Two Nights: Flagstaff, Little America Hotel. Day 7. Grand Canyon Travel in vintage carriages hauled by historic locomotives on the Grand Canyon Railway to see the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon. Created by the Colorado River over a period of six million years, the canyon is up to 18 miles wide, and one-mile deep. Arrive at the South Rim, which is the main viewpoint of the canyon, to take in dramatic vistas. Day 8. Flagstaff, Monument Valley, Durango After breakfast, you’ll feel like you’re in an American Western

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1 film as you drive through Navajo country and Utah’s Monument Valley. The region evokes a bygone era of cowboys and Native Americans. Stay: Durango Holiday Inn & Suites. Day 9. Durango and Silverton Railroad Board the Durango and Silverton Railroad for a journey across the remote wilderness of the National Forest. Travel through breathtaking canyons and past emerald-green rivers to Silverton, before arriving in Grand Junction. Stay: Grand Junction, Hampton Inn. Day 10. Denver and Rio Grande Railroad Today your journey will take you along one of the USA’s most scenic rail routes, the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad. You will journey high up into the Rockies, arriving in the city of Denver. Two Nights: AC Hotel Denver Downtown. Day 11. Denver Explore Denver at leisure. The city boasts a mile-long promenade, which is lined with cafes, shops and a mountain view. It also hosts many nationally recognised museums and has a number of art districts located around town.

Day 12. Denver, Rocky Mountains Enjoy a full day to explore the spectacular Rocky Mountains. Explore Red Rock Amphitheatre and visit the Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave. Spend time at the ski resort town of Breckenridge and take in the views as you travel along Loveland Pass at an elevation of 3,655 metres above sea level. Later, board your overnight train to Chicago. Stay: California Zephyr sleeper train. Day 13. Chicago Arrive in Chicago this afternoon. Here, you’ll disembark with plenty of time to enjoy an evening at leisure, familiarising yourself with the dynamic vibe of this major city. Stay: AC Hotel Chicago Downtown. Day 14. Chicago Explore the ‘Windy City’, Chicago on a tour today. Later this evening, you will board the Lake Shore Limited for the overnight journey to Buffalo. Stay: Lake Shore Limited sleeper train. Day 15. Niagara Falls Arrive in Buffalo and transfer to Niagara Falls. Perhaps explore the falls from the water on a river tour (own expense). Stay: Hyatt Place Niagara.

Day 16. Niagara Falls, New York Today, board the Maple Leaf service to New York for a day-long train journey. On arrival, you’ll enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of Grand Central Station. Two Nights: New York Marriott East Side.

Day 17. New York Today, enjoy a guided tour and harbour cruise around Manhattan, which takes you past the iconic Statue of Liberty. Day 18. Depart New York Transfer to the airport for your return flight.

1. See the Golden Gate Bridge

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 18 Days – San Francisco to New York (RJTSUG18) Per person (twin share)

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TRACKS OF THE DEEP SOUTH Atlanta to Houston 13 Days

Atlanta n Chattanooga n Nashville Memphis n New Orleans n Houston

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ Services of a Great Rail Journeys Tour Escort and expert local guides ✓ 12 nights in premium hotel accommodation ✓ All tipping and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Tour the Jack Daniels Distillery in Lynchburg See a live show at the Grand Ole Opry Explore the life of Elvis Presley and visit Graceland Take Amtrak’s City of New Orleans service to Hammond

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Join the Nashville Music Row tour ✓ Visit Oak Alley Plantation for a compelling experience

Day 1. Arrive Atlanta Your journey through America’s Deep South begins today on arrival in the city of Atlanta. Here, you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay. There is time to settle in and enjoy a night at leisure, so you may like to explore the city, which is known as the capital of the South, or perhaps simply relax in anticipation of tomorrow’s adventures.

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Stay: Courtyard by Marriott, Atlanta Airport South. Day 2. Atlanta, Tennessee Valley Railway, Chattanooga A morning sightseeing tour takes the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change as one of its themes. You’ll visit the ‘The King Center’ and the Ebenezer Baptist Church, where Martin Luther King, Jr. was once pastor.

Afterwards, continue to the Margaret Mitchell House, where the Pulitzer-Prize winning book, Gone With the Wind was written. This afternoon, explore the scenery of the Tennessee Valley and enjoy a ride on a mountain railroad. This evening, return to Chattanooga to relax. Stay: DoubleTree Downtown Chattanooga. Day 3. Lynchburg, Nashville Journey by coach through Tennessee to Lynchburg, the capital of Moore County, which has been ‘dry’ since the days of prohibition. This makes its main attraction all the more remarkable – the Jack Daniel’s Distillery. Enjoy a tour of the distillery, before continuing to Nashville. This evening join an excursion to the legendary Grand Ole Opry, one of the oldest country music venues in the US. It is here we see a live show. Three Nights: Clarion Downtown Nashville. Day 4. Nashville Since the 1940s, Nashville has been synonymous with country music, with its collection of recording studios and record labels on ‘Music Row’ and the Ryman Auditorium, home of the Grand Ole Opry for three decades.

A morning guided tour introduces you to the sights before we visit the Country Music Hall of Fame, the world’s largest music museum, for an amazing ‘who’s who’ in the world of country music. Day 5. Nashville Today is yours to explore Nashville as you choose. You might like to take a tour tracing the city’s Civil War and plantation history. Alternatively, why not join a walking tour to explore the city’s local honky-tonk heritage or dine out in Nashville’s collection of cafés, bars and restaurants. Day 6. Nashville, Jackson, Memphis Your journey continues to Jackson today. The capital of Mississippi, this city hosts many significant sights of the civil rights movement. These sites include the Medgar Evers Home Museum and the landmark Mississippi State Capitol building in LeFleur’s Bluff State Park. From here, perhaps visit the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center for a tour celebrating the region’s music and history (own expense). Then it’s time to head for Memphis on the mighty Mississippi River. Two Nights: Sheraton Hotel Memphis.

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1 Day 7. Memphis Today introduces the sights of Memphis’ extraordinary musical history. In the morning, visit Graceland, Elvis Presley’s mansion on over 5.5 hectares, and view his former living quarters and private aircraft. Later, visit the famous Sun Studios. Laying claim as the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll, this amazing piece of rock music history recorded acts from Elvis to Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash. As evening draws in, Beale Street’s live music is a must-visit. Here blues from the delta found a home before moving on to influence the world’s musical tastes. Day 8. Memphis, Hammond, New Orleans This morning you’ll board Amtrak’s City of New Orleans service, heading through Mississippi to Louisiana. It is widely claimed that the blues spread along this railroad and you will have the chance to follow this iconic route as the pretty towns of Brookhaven and McComb lead into the exotic Cajun swamps of the Louisiana Bayou. Stopping in the city of Hammond, you’ll be transported back in time on a tour of Oak Alley Plantation, located on the banks of the

Mississippi, before continuing to New Orleans for a three-night stay. Three Nights: Sheraton Hotel New Orleans.  Day 9. New Orleans This morning, enjoy a walking tour of New Orleans’ French Quarter. Be sure to stop at Cafe Du Monde for beignets (donuts) and a coffee. Then after lunch join a sightseeing jazz cruise along the Mississippi, followed by free time to make your own discoveries in one of the world’s most iconic cities. The ‘Big Easy’ boasts unique architecture, influenced by Spanish, French, Creole and American styles, representative of the cultural melting pot that the city has become. Perhaps take a stroll and experience these influences or sample some of the cuisine for which New Orleans is famous. Day 10. New Orleans Today, continue your discovery of New Orleans. Perhaps walk to the Mardi Gras Grandstand, the venue for the city’s famous annual parade. Day 11. New Orleans, Houston Departing from New Orleans, board Amtrak’s Sunset Limited service to the diverse city of Houston. The USA’s fourth-largest city, Houston blends a modern urban sensibility with old-fashioned southern hospitality.

Two Nights: Marriot Houston West Loop by Galleria. Day 12. Houston Today, visit NASA’s Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center where human spaceflight training, research and flight control are conducted. Day 13. Depart Houston This morning, your journey comes to an end as you are transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

1. Explore Nashville’s legacy of music

CELEBRATE MARDI GRAS

Nothing compares to New Orleans during its Mardi Gras Festival. The streets are filled with parades of floats and dancers. Our February departure aligns with the festival, and includes a Mardi Gras Grandstand ticket so that you can join the party.

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GRAND TOUR OF ARIZONA, LAS VEGAS & THE GOLDEN WEST Los Angeles to Phoenix 14 Days

Los Angeles n San Francisco Yosemite n Las Vegas Grand Canyon n Phoenix

YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES ✓ Services of a Great Rail Journeys Tour Escort and expert local guides ✓ 13 nights in premium hotel accommodation ✓ All tipping and airport transfers

INSIDER EXPERIENCES Tour Los Angeles and The Burbank Studios Journey aboard the famous Coast Starlight train Take the San Joaquin rail route through Central Valley Discover Z  ion National Park Explore B  ryce Canyon and Monument Valley Enjoy a stay in the G  rand Canyon Railway Hotel Travel on the iconic Grand Canyon Railway

HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHTS ✓ Travel the Pacific Coast Highway ✓ Visit world-renowned Carmel-by-the-Sea ✓ Explore the vibrant landscapes of Yosemite National Park

Day 1. Arrive Los Angeles On arrival, you’ll be met and transferred to Burbank, northwest of downtown Los Angeles. Two Nights: Los Angeles, Courtyard by Marriot LA Burbank.

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Day 2. Los Angeles After breakfast, enjoy a tour of Los Angeles, the City of Angels, taking in Hollywood and the Chinese Theatre, where the Academy Awards used to be

held. After lunch, you’ll transfer to The Burbank Studios for a guided tour, ahead of an evening at leisure. Day 3. Los Angeles, Salinas, Monterey Travel aboard the iconic Coast Starlight for a daytime journey along the ocean. You’ll reach the Pacific Coast at Ventura, where the train heads north, following the coastline and the Pacific Coast Highway. Relax in the sightseer lounge and enjoy panoramic views through floor-to-ceiling windows. Follow the coast north of Santa Barbara. Entering the Salinas Valley, pass the Santa Lucia and Diablo mountain ranges en route to Salinas, from where you’ll transfer to Monterey for two nights. Two Nights: Monterey, Casa Munras Hotel & Spa. Day 4. Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur Today, head to Carmel, where Clint Eastwood was once mayor. Also known as Carmel-by-the-Sea, this is a charming town that has attracted artists for decades. Along the way, there’s time to explore the Californian coastline known as Big Sur, including the exclusive residences of 17 Mile Drive and the attractive waterfront of Cannery Row. Later, return to Monterey for an evening at leisure.

Day 5. Monterey, San Francisco Travel to San Francisco today, taking the Pacific Highway, and enjoying the coastline along the way. On arrival, perhaps dine at a local restaurant. Two Nights: Le Méridien San Francisco. Day 6. San Francisco Today’s sightseeing tour of San Francisco includes the Golden Gate Bridge as well as the historic Fisherman’s Wharf district. This afternoon enjoy free time. Perhaps board a ferry at Pier 33 and cross San Francisco Bay to visit the infamous prison island of Alcatraz, which once held the gangster Al Capone. Day 7. San Francisco, Yosemite, Merced This morning, depart from Oakland by train on the San Joaquin route through California’s Central Valley, bordered on the west by coastal mountain ranges and on the east by Yosemite National Park. At Merced, transfer by coach into Yosemite National Park for a tour of the Valley Floor, taking in views of Half Dome at the eastern end of Yosemite Valley, El Capitan and the Bridalveil Falls. After, jump aboard the Sugar Pine Railroad for a ride. Stay: Courtyard by Marriott, Merced.

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Golden Coast & National Parks

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Phoenix

Coach Rail Stay (no. of nights)

1 Day 8. Merced, Bakersfield, Las Vegas Rejoin the San Joaquin line today en route to Bakersfield. From here, continue by coach across the Mojave Desert, passing small, isolated villages and abandoned ghost towns. Eventually, the tall buildings and bright lights of Las Vegas appear on the horizon. Two Nights: Park MGM Las Vegas. Day 9. Las Vegas Today is yours to explore Las Vegas as you like. The monorail is a great way to discover the amazing spectacles of the famous Las Vegas Strip. Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the extraordinary selection of entertainment choices that can be found on your doorstep including the world-famous casinos. Day 10. Las Vegas, Zion National Park This morning, travel to the city of Springdale with time to explore. Then spend the afternoon journeying along Mount Carmel Highway and through Utah’s Zion National Park. It’s a spectacular sight with intense, cliff-like mountains rising vertically from a verdant valley floor, through which a blue river flows. Stay: Springdale, La Quinta Hotel Springdale.

Day 11. Bryce Canyon, Monument Valley This morning, your first destination is Bryce Canyon. Far less well known than the world-famous Grand Canyon, but no less spectacular, Bryce Canyon is an incredible selection of enormous natural amphitheatres and ‘hoodoos’, thin spires of umbercoloured rocks. After free time to explore and perhaps enjoy lunch, head on to Monument Valley, passing Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell. Instantly recognisable as the setting for countless cowboy movies in the ‘Golden Age of Westerns’ era, there is time to take photos and admire the scenery before arriving at your hotel later this evening. Stay: Hampton Inn Monument Valley or Kayenta Monument Valley Inn. Day 12. Monument Valley, Williams After breakfast, drive to the railroad town of Williams, a journey which travels along the incredible Monument Valley loop drive, where you can spot many sites made famous by old Western movies. Later, step back in time with a stay in the beautifully preserved Grand Canyon Railway Hotel. Two Nights: Williams, Grand Canyon Railway Hotel.

Day 13. Williams, Grand Canyon Today, journey by rail to the world-famous Grand Canyon aboard the Grand Canyon Railway. Travelling in vintage carriages hauled by historic locomotives, head to the Grand Canyon, to witness one of the world’s most awe-inspiring sights. Arrive at the South Rim, the Canyon’s main viewpoint and an ideal base to fully experience its dramatic vistas. Later return to Williams on the Grand Canyon Railway for a relaxing evening.

Day 14. Depart Phoenix Head to Sedona, by way of Oak Creek Canyon, this morning. Visit Montezuma Castle National Monument, a fascinating structure built into the cliffside by the Sinagua people between 1100 and 1425 AD. Then continue to Camp Verde State Historical Park to enjoy lunch. From here, continue to Phoenix. Later this afternoon your journey draws to a close as we transfer you to the airport in Phoenix for your onward flight.

1. Visit Yosemite National Park

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 14 Days – Los Angeles to Phoenix (RJTVGG14) Per person (twin share)

EB Price~

Standard Price

Apr. 20. May 25. Sept. 21.

$6,995 $7,195 $7,395

$7,695 $7,895 $8,095

~EB – Price includes bonus Early Payment Discount and dollar saving. Solo travellers add on from $3,800. Please enquire for details.

Tour Notes Prices include transfers and tipping. Porterage is not included. Hotels are subject to change and will be confirmed at documentation. Flights to depart Phoenix after 6.30 pm. See pages 120-121 for terms and conditions.

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See the Northern Lights in summer or winter

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Extend Your Journey Choose from our incredible tour extensions Take your journey through Canada & Alaska that step further to enhance your holiday experience even more. VENTURE BEYOND

POLAR BEAR VIEWING

The end of your Canada & Alaska tour and cruise could mean the start of an extra special adventure! We have an exciting selection of tour extensions available, should you choose to explore Canada & Alaska some more and zone in on this phenomenal frontier territory.

Stay in an eco-friendly lodge that reflects the natural beauty of the Arctic tundra. Lazy Bear Lodge is the perfect base for exploring the city and region of Churchill. Cruise through areas of Hudson Bay, where you are likely to see polar bears, while a trip along Churchill River is the ideal way to watch for wildlife including beluga whales.

SEAMLESS EXTENSIONS For your peace of mind, our Canada & Alaska extensions are designed to complement and combine seamlessly with our escorted journeys. So they only operate on designated dates (as listed) and in conjunction with specific itineraries. They can be purchased in combination with an escorted Travelmarvel Canada & Alaska tour.

NORTHERN LIGHTS Also known as the Aurora Borealis, this natural light spectacle is a sight to behold. In the city of Yellowknife in Canada’s Northwest Territories, you’re placed directly beneath the aurora oval, a halo-like ring found around both of the earth’s magnetic poles, ideal for aurora viewing in summer and winter. Our tours to Aurora Village, near Yellowknife, work with the season you wish to travel – summer or winter. And a three-night stay here maximises your chances of seeing the northern lights, as well as the surrounding wilderness and historic Yellowknife.

GRIZZLY BEAR EXPERIENCE Fly into prime grizzly bear country, accessible only by floatplane, for an unforgettable wilderness experience. Great Bear Lodge enjoys a stunning lakeside setting surrounded by temperate coastal rainforest – perfect grizzly bear habitat. A three-night stay allows for optimum grizzly tracking and viewing with experienced guides, and a resident biologist is on hand to explain the region’s ecology and wildlife.

CALGARY STAMPEDE Once a year the Canadian city of Calgary gears up for the ‘Greatest Show on Earth’. A real taste of the Wild West, the Calgary Stampede has it all, from rodeos to chuckwagon races and First Nations cultures. It’s a chance for communities to converge on ‘Cowtown’ and celebrate all things western. Our three-night tour includes an exciting two-day Stampede Thrill Package so why not pack your Stetson and giddy on up!

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Extend Your Journey Why not extend your exciting adventure? These experiences can be combined seamlessly with many of our premium holidays

Seaplane

Great Bear Lodge

Plane Stay (no. of nights)

3 1 Port Hardy

CANADA British Columbia Vancouver

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The Great Bear Experience Accessible only by seaplane, the remote Great Bear Lodge boasts breathtaking wilderness, home to grizzly bears and other wildlife. Join viewing sessions twice a day and dine on gourmet meals throughout your three-night stay. Day 1. Vancouver, Great Bear Lodge Today, fly from Vancouver to Port Hardy, where you’ll board a seaplane this afternoon. Fly across Queen Charlotte Strait and arrive at Great Bear Lodge with time to settle in before your first bear viewing session. Return to the lodge for dinner and a presentation by the resident biologist about bears’ unique ecology. Three Nights: Great Bear Lodge. D

Day 4. Great Bear Lodge, Port Hardy After a day of bear watching, depart late afternoon by sea plane for Port Hardy. Stay: Hotel assigned in Port Hardy. BL Day 5. Port Hardy, Vancouver This morning, transfer to Port Hardy for your return flight to Vancouver.

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5 Day Extension (STOGB5) Per person SPRING

Twin Share Solo Traveller

May 7, 10, 13, 19. May 22, 25, 28, 31. June 3, 6, 9, 12. June 5, 18, 21, 24.

$4,895 $4,895 $4,895 $4,895

$5,045 $5,045 $5,045 $5,045

SUMMER June 30; July 3, 6, 9, 12. $4,195 July 5, 18, 21, 24. $4,195 July 27, 30. $4,195 Aug. 2, 5, 8, 11, 14, 17. $4,195

Day 2. Great Bear Lodge This morning, head out in search of grizzlies with your guide. A typical viewing session lasts around three hours. After lunch at the lodge, explore the surrounding area with your guide and perhaps join a popular rainforest walk. Mid-afternoon, venture out again to watch for bears before dinner. BLD Day 3. Great Bear Lodge Enjoy more time to view bears. Later, take a boat trip or relax at the lodge. BLD

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$4,345 $4,345 $4,345 $4,345

AUTUMN Aug. 20, 23, 26, 29. Sept. 1, 4, 7, 10, 13, 16. Sept. 19, 22, 25, 28. Oct. 1, 4, 7, 10, 13, 16.

$6,695 $6,695 $6,695 $6,695

$10,595 $10,595 $10,595 $10,595

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All departures include airport taxes and gratuities. A deposit of $2,200 per person, twin share and $3,600 for solo travellers is required within seven days of booking. Tour is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director.

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1. Escape to Great Bear Lodge aboard a seaplane 2. Head out in search of grizzlies with a guide 3. Watch the world’s best rodeo athletes 4. Experience the thrill of chuckwagon racing

Stay (no. of nights)

CANADA British Columbia Vancouver

Alberta 3 Calgary

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Giddy Up for the Calgary Stampede Celebrating Calgary’s western heritage and values, this community-wide festival has developed into the ‘Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth’. Take part in the festivities as the Old West springs to life. COWTOWN COMES ALIVE

CALGARY STAMPEDE INCLUSIONS

A century ago, Calgary was a sleepy little town with a Wild West pedigree and rural roots. Today, ‘Cowtown’ has transformed into the heart of the New West. All the elements of the Canadian West have converged to create a modern city with a traditional soul.

Three nights’ accommodation at the Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel Two-day ‘Stampede Thrill Package’ includes: • Reserved rodeo ticket • Gate admission and souvenir program •E  ntertainment at the TransAlta Grandstand Show (on day one) •E  vening ticket to the chuckwagon races (on day two) • Two Sky Rides over Stampede Park

WHERE YOU’LL STAY The central Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel will be your quiet oasis in bustling downtown Calgary.

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SO MUCH TO SEE AND DO The Calgary Stampede promises rodeos, parades, rides and pancake breakfasts. Bull-riding, calf-roping, steer-wrestling, cow-tackling, as well as more than one million dollars in prize money, lures in the world’s best rodeo champions. Maybe pick up some cowboy boots or head to the Indian Teepee Village to learn about the traditions of the First Nations people.

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 4 Day Extension (STOCAL) Per person

Twin Share

Solo Traveller

July 8-16 (daily)

$1,795

$2,745

Trip Notes Price includes a two-day ‘Stampede Thrill Package’, three-night stay with daily breakfast at the Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel and airport transfers. Calgary Stampede operates from 9 July to 18 July, 2021 only. Package is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director and must be purchased in conjunction with a tour.

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Extend Your Journey Continue your adventure with a northern lights experience at Aurora Village and witness this incredible natural light show during summer or winter

CANADA Northwest Territories 3 Yellowknife

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Take a Seat at Nature’s Very Own Light Show in Winter Aurora Village offers viewing of the northern lights (Aurora Borealis) throughout most of the year. Located near Yellowknife in Canada’s Northwest Territories, by night this teepee village welcomes guests to view the skies in custom-made comfort. By day, it hosts exciting outdoor activities. Day 1. Arrive Yellowknife, Aurora Village On arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel. Winter clothing is waiting for you at the hotel before you’ll travel to Aurora Village to see the nightly northern lights. Uniquely, based on the perimeter of a private lake, Aurora Village features a gathering of teepees and five viewing hills. Three Nights: Yellowknife, Explorer Hotel. Day 2. Aurora Village Enjoy free time. Perhaps join guides on an adventure this afternoon and enjoy dog sledding, snowshoeing or snowmobiling (own expense). This evening, travel to Aurora Village for a hearty meal and enjoy northern lights viewing. D Day 3. Aurora Village, Yellowknife Join a city tour of Yellowknife and visit sights including the Prince of Wales

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Northern Heritage Centre. Take a scenic drive through Old Town and along the region’s Ice Road (weather dependent). Then return to Aurora Village and enjoy exclusive access to heated outdoor seats, which rotate 360 degrees for optimal night-sky viewing.  Day 4. Depart Yellowknife Today your journey comes to an end with a transfer to Yellowknife airport.

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Twin Share

Solo Traveller

Dec. 1 - Apr. 9

$1,695

$2,195

Trip Notes Price includes gratuities and taxes. Flights to Yellowknife are not included. A deposit of $500 per person is required within seven days of booking. Package is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director. Five-day variation available, please enquire for details.

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Search the Summer Night Skies in Northern Canada Experience Aurora Village during the summer months for a fresh perspective of Canada’s Northwest Territories. Link with your Canada tour so you can explore the sky at night and discover the surrounding region of Yellowknife. Day 1. Arrive Yellowknife, Aurora Village On arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel. Relax and settle in before you travel to Aurora Village to experience the magical Aurora well past midnight. Based on the perimeter of a private lake, Aurora Village features a gathering of teepees and five viewing hills. Three Nights: Yellowknife, Explorer Hotel. Day 2. Aurora Village Enjoy some free time this morning or to do as you wish before joining guides for seasonal adventures this afternoon. Optional activities include a buffalo wildlife drive tour or a guided traditional hike to learn about the flora and fauna of the north. This evening, travel to Aurora Village to enjoy the Aurora dining experience and northern lights viewing.D

Day 3. Aurora Village, Yellowknife Join a guided city tour of Yellowknife and visit sights including the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, which houses artefacts and materials which represent the culture and history of the Northwestern Territories. Take a scenic drive around Old Town and enjoy panoramic views from the Pilot’s Monument. Tonight, enjoy a relaxed evening at Aurora Village to take in the northern lights one last time.

Day 4. Depart Yellowknife Today your northern lights journey comes to an end. Armed with memories that are sure to last a lifetime, be transferred to Yellowknife airport for your onwards flight.

1. See the Aurora Borealis in comfort and warmth 2. Dash through the snow on a dog sled 3. See the breathtaking Northern Lights 4. Spot the colourful houseboats in Yellowknife

2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 4 Day Extension (STONLS4) Per person

Twin Share

Solo Traveller

Aug. 13 - Oct. 17

$1,495

$1,945

Trip Notes Price includes gratuities and taxes. Flights to Yellowknife are not included. A deposit of $500 per person is required within seven days of booking. Package is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director. Five-day variation available, please enquire for details.

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Extend Your Journey If you just can’t get enough of Canada’s wonders, extend your journey with an exciting summer adventure.

Churchill

Manitoba

CANADA

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Ultimate Arctic Summer Adventure Deep in the heart of polar bear denning territory, discover a wilderness where the boreal forest ends and the Subarctic region begins. From polar bears and black bears to whales, wolves and moose, Churchill boasts perfect wildlife conditions during summer. Day 1. Winnipeg Welcome to Winnipeg. On arrival, transfer to your hotel for your overnight stay. Stay: Hotel assigned in Winnipeg.  Day 2. Winnipeg, Churchill Transfer to the airport for your flight to Churchill. On arrival, head to Lazy Bear Lodge. Here, join a tour including Cape Merry and the polar bear ‘jail’, for bears needing to be relocated away from town. Four Nights: Churchill, Lazy Bear Lodge. BD Day 3. Churchill Cruise along the Churchill River. The Churchill area is home to around 57,000 Beluga whales annually. Enjoy the chance to see them up close before visiting the Prince of Wales Fort.  BLD Day 4. Churchill Enjoy a Summer Tundra Buggy tour, taking in the surrounding scenery. BLD

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Day 5. Hudson Bay Join a full-day Hudson Bay Coastline tour. You’ll be supplied with warm, waterproof suits to wear on board and your boat is designed for polar bear viewing. BLD Day 6. Churchill, Winnipeg After breakfast fly to Winnipeg for your overnight stay. Stay: Hotel assigned in Winnipeg BL Day 7. Depart Winnipeg This morning, transfer to the airport for your onward flight. B

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2021 Dates & Prices (NZ$) 6 Day Extension (STOLPB) Per person

Twin Share

Solo Traveller

July 15 - Aug. 24

$8,695

$10,045

Trip Notes All departures include airport taxes and gratuities. A non-refundable deposit of $3,000 per person is required within seven days of booking. Tour is not escorted by a Travelmarvel Tour Director.

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Pre & Post Accommodation Extend your stay in the vibrant cities of Canada and the USA at one of the following hotels, chosen for their style and location

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Price per person, including breakfast, from*

Twin Share

Solo Trav.

Price per person, including breakfast, from*

Twin Share

Solo Trav.

VICTORIA Marriott Inner Harbour

$225 $400

VANCOUVER Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel

$285 $515

The Parkside Hotel & Spa

$140 $265

The Sutton Place

$290 $580

DoubleTree by Hilton

$190 $345

Coast Coal Harbour

$355 $655

CALGARY Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel

MONTRÉAL Marriott Chateau Champlain

$230 $410

$230 $415

TORONTO Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre

$225 $395

*All pre/post accommodation availability and rates are indicative only and may vary depending on trade fairs and seasonal events. Prices are in NZ$.

1. Watch for polar bears around Hudson Bay 2. Enjoy a welcoming lodge stay in Churchill 3. The Parkside Hotel & Spa, Victoria

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Enhance Your Journey – Summer Discover more with our select experiences Canada is filled with spectacular scenery and amazing experiences awaiting your discovery. In each location, we offer you the chance to explore more.

VANCOUVER

VANCOUVER CAPILANO SUSPENSION BRIDGE Wander across the Capilano Suspension Bridge, some 70 metres above the Capilano River. Price per person: $65

VANCOUVER

HOP-ON, HOP-OFF CITY TOUR Take in the sights of Vancouver at your own pace during a self-guided hop-on, hop-off bus tour. Price per person: $70

VANCOUVER FLYOVER CANADA EXPERIENCE Soar over Canada’s most incredible sights on a truly breathtaking virtual flight simulator experience. Price per person: $40

VICTORIA

GROUSE MOUNTAIN Enjoy views of lush greenery, the spectacular city of Vancouver and the sparkling Pacific Ocean. Visit the bear refuge and take a scenic walk. Price per person: $75

VICTORIA HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE TOUR Visit James Bay district, the waterfront, gardens of Beacon Hill Park, Victoria’s oldest church and the Totem Park. Price per person: $60

VICTORIA

FLOATPLANE FLIGHTSEEING This 20-minute flight offers stunning views of Victoria and the Strait of Juan de Fuca, with the Olympic Mountains in the distance. Price per person: $150

VICTORIA HISTORIC WALKING TOUR Embark on an enthralling walking tour to uncover Victoria’s most fascinating historic, cultural and natural attractions. Price per person: $45

BANFF

BANFF BANFF EXPERIENCE TOUR Learn about the township of Banff, its people and wildlife. Includes a visit to Johnston Canyon. Price per person: $105

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WHALE WATCHING Choose between cruising on a Zodiac or a luxury motor yacht on an adventure in search of whales, sea lions and more. Price per person: $130

HELI-FLIGHTSEEING An excellent tour for a first-time flyer over the Canadian Rockies. Escape to Spray Valley and the spine of the Goat Range. Price per person: $190

BANFF

BANFF BOW RIVER FLOAT TRIP Enjoy a relaxing float trip down Bow River and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife. Suitable for most fitness levels. Price per person: $75

BANFF

RIVER EXPLORER TOUR Enjoy your guide’s tales and the beauty of the Bow River while you paddle in a Voyageur Canoe. Price per person: $75

BANFF GOLF CART TOUR The golf course at The Fairmont Banff Springs is renowned for its panoramic beauty. Learn about the history and search for wildlife. Price per person: $55

BANFF

ICE HOCKEY PLAYER FOR A DAY Experience the thrill of being a real Canadian hockey player. No matter your skill level, get to know Canada’s game with the Canmore Eagles. Price per person: $145

WHISTLER BANFF GONDOLA Ride the Banff Gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for incredible views of the surrounding region. Price per person: $75

WHISTLER

FLOATPLANE SIGHTSEEING Let your spirits soar on a thrilling flight over the stunning mountains of Whistler. Price per person: $155

WHISTLER MOUNTAIN JEEP TOUR Wind your way through the surrounds of Blackcomb Mountain on an exciting tour. Price per person: $185

WHISTLER

4X4 OR SNOWCAT MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE Head up to the snow-line of Whistler Mountain on an adventure by either 4X4 or snowcat (season dependent). Price per person: $175

WHISTLER GONDOLA RIDE Enjoy a spectacular gondola journey on the Peak 2 Peak Gondola between Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. Price per person: $75

WHISTLER

TREE TREK Explore Whistler’s ancient forest on an informative Tree Trek. Enjoy bird’s-eye views from suspension bridges and treetop platforms. Price per person: $60

WHISTLER ZIP TREK Adventure seekers may like to try the Zip Trek. You’ll be captivated by stunning views during this highflying adventure. Price per person: $175

JASPER

HELI-FLIGHTSEEING Take in the sights surrounding Whistler from the air during a helicopter flight including an aerial view of the Peak 2 Peak Gondola. Price per person: $230

JASPER MALIGNE VALLEY EXPERIENCE Travel through Maligne Valley to Maligne Lake and enjoy either a hike (spring) or a cruise (summer). Price per person: from $75

EVENING WILDLIFE TOUR Jasper National Park is the ideal place to see elk, deer, coyotes, moose and mountain goats. Price per person: $75

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JASPER

JASPER HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLE TOUR Explore the stunning Jasper wilderness during a chauffeured motorcycle sidecar tour. Price per person: $180

JASPER

RAFTING TOUR Take to the Athabasca River for a perfect introduction to rafting. Small rapids allow your licensed guide to point out areas of interest. Price per person: $100

VICTORIA-WHISTLER / WHISTLER-VICTORIA FLOATPLANE JASPER SKYTRAM Jasper’s peak attraction provides a memorable view of the Athabasca Valley and Jasper National Park. Tramway shuttle is included. Price per person: $85

NIAGARA FALLS

FLOATPLANE: MUST BE PRE-BOOKED Take to the skies in a floatplane for views of the Georgia Strait. Price per person: $155

OTTAWA HELI FLIGHTSEEING Take to the skies and get a bird’s-eye view of Niagara Falls on an exhilarating helicopter flight. Price per person: $180

OTTAWA

CANADIAN MUSEUM OF HISTORY Learn of the achievements of Canada’s First Peoples on a tour of the First Peoples Hall. Price per person: $35

MONTRÉAL OTTAWA BY BICYCLE Set off with a local guide on a leisurely two-hour bicycle tour through the beautiful heart of Canada’s capital. Price per person: $130

MONTRÉAL

OLD MONTRÉAL WALKING TOUR Explore the cobblestone streets of Old Montréal, a historic district by the St Lawrence River. Price per person: $60

QUÉBEC CITY UNDERGROUND WALKING TOUR Explore the impressive network of underground passageways linking Montréal’s buildings and stations during this tour. Price per person: $60

CITY WALKING TOUR Explore North America’s only walled city during a walking tour, and learn about its history, culture and significant landmarks. Price per person: $60

QUÉBEC CITY RIVER CRUISE Set out on a fascinating cruise of the St Lawrence River, which separates Canada from the USA. See historic towns and inlets. Price per person: $50

FLY WITH AIR CANADA Our close association with Air Canada affords you access to the best airfares on offer.

Select experiences must be booked on tour and cannot be pre-booked. Prices are in NZ$ and are indicative only. Subject to availability and seasonality. More choices are available in each location. Minimum and maximum numbers may apply. Please enquire for further details.

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Enhance Your Journey – Winter Discover more with our select experiences Canada is filled with spectacular scenery and amazing winter wonderland experiences awaiting your discovery. In each location, we offer you the chance to explore more.

BANFF

BANFF JOHNSTON CANYON ICE WALK Traverse steel catwalks for spectacular views of the Johnston Canyon below. Journey past the lower falls to the breathtaking upper icefalls. Price per person: $110

BANFF

DOG SLED RIDE: MUST BE PRE-BOOKED Try your hand as a dog musher! Spend time on a spectacular mountain trail and get to know your team of huskies. Price per person: $340

VANCOUVER ICE HOCKEY PLAYER FOR A DAY Experience the thrill of being a real Canadian hockey player. No matter your skill level, get to know Canada’s game with the Canmore Eagles. Price per person: $145

VANCOUVER

GROUSE MOUNTAIN Enjoy views of lush greenery, the spectacular city of Vancouver and the sparkling Pacific Ocean. Experience the magical Light Walk after dusk. Price per person: $75

VICTORIA FLYOVER CANADA EXPERIENCE Soar over Canada’s most incredible sights on a truly breathtaking virtual flight simulator experience. Price per person: $25

WHISTLER

HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE TOUR Visit James Bay district, the waterfront, gardens of Beacon Hill Park, Victoria’s oldest church and the Totem Park. Price per person: $215

WHISTLER SNOWMOBILE TOUR: MUST BE PRE-BOOKED Journey through the pristine Callaghan Valley to a historic goldmine site for an introduction to Whistler’s backcountry. Price per person: $305

JASPER

DOG SLED RIDE: MUST BE PRE-BOOKED Discover Callaghan Valley and help harness the dogs. Learn dog sledding commands and dog-sled handling. Price per person: $355

JASPER SNOWSHOE TOUR Explore the mountain wilderness of Jasper, search for animal tracks and listen for the song of the chickadee with an expert local guide. Price per person: $110

MALIGNE CANYON ICE WALK Explore frozen waterfalls, ice caves and incredible ice formations in the Maligne Valley. Price per person: $105

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Our Premium Fleet of Cruise Ships Holland America Line’s cruises combine timeless elegance, exceptional service and spacious living aboard perfectly sized cruise ships. With over 150 years of seafaring experience, they’re designed to make the Alaskan journey both relaxing and remarkable. Rotterdam Class The Rotterdam Class feature smaller ships which allow access to hard-to-reach ports, as well as fewer guests than many other cruise lines. Featuring: Volendam, Amsterdam, Zaandam • 1,380-1,432 passengers • Tonnage: 61,500

Dining

Entertainment

Enjoy a variety of dining venues including The Dining Room, Lido Market, casual poolside dining and the Explorations Café. Plus upgrade to the refined Pinnacle Grill or Canaletto Italian Restaurant.

The Main Stage is the centrepiece for exciting live performances throughout your cruise. Experience the Lincoln Center Stage, and the interactive Billboard Onboard nightly set.

Vista & Signature Class The Vista & Signature Class offers scaled up cruising with a diverse range of exciting onboard entertainment and dining options. Featuring: Noordam, Nieuw Amsterdam • 1,972-2,106 passengers • Tonnage: Approx. 84,000

Dining

Entertainment

Enjoy a variety of dining venues including The Dining Room, Lido Market, casual poolside dining and the Explorations Café. Plus upgrade to the refined Pinnacle Grill or Canaletto Italian Restaurant.

Every night brings a new, award-winning experience. The Main Stage offers exciting world-class live performances. Plus enjoy the B.B. King’s Blues Club, the Lincoln Center Stage and the Billboard Onboard nightly set.

Pinnacle Class This class of ships brings engaging new experiences on board, combining 21st-century sophistication and nautical tradition. Inspired by music, these ships’ design features refreshingly uncrowded spaces and innovative new dining and entertainment venues. Featuring: Koningsdam • 2,650 passengers • Tonnage: 99,500

Dining

Entertainment

Discover a greater variety of dining venues including the upmarket Pinnacle Grill, Tamarind and Sel de Mer restaurants. Casual poolside dining, New York pizza, sushi, gelato and café-style locations are also available.

The multi-venue Music Walk offers a variety of live music nightly including the Lincoln Center Stage, B.B. King’s Blues Club, Billboard Onboard and the Rolling Stone Rock Room. The World Stage is also new and features a 270-degree wraparound LED screen to enhance live performances.

Inclusions across all Holland America Line ships: • BBC Earth Experiences, digital workshops, The Greenhouse Spa and Salon • Crow’s Nest, Explorer’s Lounge, Lido Pool Bar, Dive In Grill, Ocean Salon, casino featuring slot machines and blackjack tables, and complimentary movies at the movie theatre. • Port-to-table live cooking demonstrations 118

Staterooms & Suites Refined amenities and sleek design grace each elegant stateroom offered by Holland America Line. All spacious cruise ship rooms are ocean-facing, providing a personal space to relax and recharge for the next adventure. Holland America / HA7085 room #2 Standard Outside Cabin

Your spacious stateroom includes: • Complimentary 24-hour in-room dining • Twice-a-day stateroom service • Nightly turndown service • Safes for your valuables

• Deluxe bathrobes / Elemis Aromapure amenities • Complimentary fresh fruit and ice service • Complimentary shoeshine service • Generous storage

Ocean-View Stateroom

Lanai Stateroom

Relax in style with unparalleled panoramas of pristine coastline in a guaranteed Ocean-View Stateroom.

Upgrade to a Lanai Stateroom aboard the Volendam, featuring sliding glass doors to the teak-lined Lower Promenade Deck.

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General Information & Conditions The following terms and conditions (‘booking conditions’) form the basis of your contract with Australian Pacific Touring Pty Ltd (‘APT’, ‘Travelmarvel’, ‘we’ or ‘our’). Please read them carefully as they set out your and our respective rights and obligations. By asking us to confirm your booking, we are entitled to assume that you have had the opportunity to read and have read these booking conditions, that you agree to them and that you agree to them applying to your holiday arrangements that you book with us and which we agree to make, provide or perform (as applicable) as part of our contract with you. References in these booking conditions to your ‘holiday package’ are references to the tour or cruise package you have booked with Travelmarvel. References to ‘excursions’ are references to short trips or tours included or available as part of your holiday package.

GOVERNING LAW

These booking conditions are governed by the law in force in Victoria, Australia.

BEFORE YOU BOOK PRICES – DEPOSITS – DISCOUNTS – PAYMENTS

Your booking price will be set out in this brochure unless it is varied by advertising or a special offer, or is changed after the publication date for any reason, including without limitation, to cover changes in government taxes and charges, exchange rate variations, fuel surcharges, airline charges, a force majeure event or other material increases by suppliers. Once you pay your nonrefundable deposit, your holiday package price is guaranteed (except for any changes resulting from a force majeure event – see below). A non-refundable $1,000 security deposit per person, per holiday package is required within seven days of booking confirmation. Deposit requirements may vary when booking a special offer. Final payment of the balance of your holiday package price is due 100 days prior to departure unless stated in the terms of a special offer. Travelmarvel reserves the right to cancel any ticket or booking or to refuse to carry any passenger where payment has not been received within the specified time. All fares and charges are in NZD. Payment in full is required at time of booking for reservations made less than 100 days before departure from Australia or New Zealand. If Travelmarvel is unable to confirm your reservation, all monies will be refunded.

TRAVELLING WITH MINORS

Children under eight years of age are not permitted on tours and cruises. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult and share their accommodation with an adult.

INCLUDED IN OUR LAND TOUR PRICE

All coach/cruise travel, accommodation, sightseeing, admissions, airfares, gratuities, port charges, luggage service (one bag), airport transfers on the first and last day of the tour, local guides, services of a Tour Director and meals are included as indicated in each individual itinerary. Wi-Fi access is included on coaches during land tours, however black spots may cause intermittent interference. Wi-Fi is not included on coaches during tours in Alaska.

NOT INCLUDED IN OUR LAND TOUR PRICE

Airfares (unless specified), airport taxes, fuel surcharges, laundry, passport and visa fees (unless specified), beverages (unless specified), optional tours including select experiences and gratuities for local guides on select experiences, meals (unless specified), excess baggage unless the flight is in conjunction with an international flight. Changes to flight schedules may require you to book additional accommodation and services at your own expense.

TRAVELMARVEL TOUR DIRECTOR

The services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director are included in all land tours and a Cruise Liaison where specified (subject to minimum numbers). The Cruise Liaison may differ from the land Tour Director. An APT Tour Director is not included on Wilderness Lodge Extensions.

ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE TRANSFERS

Airport transfers are included on the first and last day of your tour package. Transfers from and to the airport are included with pre or post accommodation booked with Travelmarvel only when in conjunction with on-tour nights at the same hotel. No refunds will be given for unused transfers. Transfers cannot be re-routed to other pick-up points or destinations. Passengers who miss the pre-booked transfers must make their own way to/from the hotel at own expense. Transfers must be booked and details advised to Travelmarvel at least 60 days prior to travel, otherwise transfers cannot be guaranteed. Some holiday packages include group transfers between airport, hotels and ships. A group transfer is generally a shared transfer at a set time and the type of vehicle used will normally be dependent on the group size. Guests arriving outside of the set time group transfer will need to purchase a private transfer. All flight information must be provided to Travelmarvel 60 days prior to your departure date, if this information is not received we are unable to guarantee the transfer/s.

GRATUITIES

Gratuities for the land portion of your tour and on board your river or coastal cruises are included within the tour price. Gratuities cannot be redeemed for cash. Gratuities are not included for any individual purchases. Gratuities are not included on the VIA Rail journey.

CHOOSING YOUR HOLIDAY

The holidays contained within this brochure are for departures from February 2021 to March 2022. To maximise your enjoyment of your Travelmarvel holiday and to ensure that it lives up to your expectations, it is important that you choose the right holiday package for your requirements. Our brochures contain limited information, however there is more information online at travelmarvel.co.nz and our staff are available to discuss your options.

HOTELS

Hotel rooms in North America may be smaller than those in Australia and New Zealand. Travelmarvel endeavours to utilise the most suitable accommodation available in each destination to ensure that passengers enjoy high levels of cleanliness, comfort and service. The hotels listed in this brochure will be used on almost all holiday packages; however, if a change is necessary for any reason, Travelmarvel will endeavour to ensure that alternative accommodation

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is of an equivalent standard to those shown. Hotel rooms are generally not available for check-in before 4 pm and require checkout by 11 am. Where guaranteed use is required outside of these times you may be required to book and pay for additional nights.

TWIN OR DOUBLE ROOMS

Accommodation in all hotels and camps, regardless of the rating, is in standard rooms (sometimes named superior/deluxe) based on twins or doubles unless otherwise stated.

CRUISING – CABIN/SUITE/STATEROOM SELECTION

Travelmarvel will make every effort to assign specific cabins, cabin numbers or locations on the ship if requested. If this is not possible, Travelmarvel reserves the right to make changes to cabin assignment within the category booked without prior notice. Where guaranteed-grade cabins are confirmed, the shipping company reserves the right to allocate cabins within the grade booked or better, regardless of their location or configuration.

SOLO TRAVELLERS

A limited number of single rooms/suites/cabins may be available by request at time of booking your holiday package. Single rooms/suites/cabins are usually smaller than standard twin or double rooms and often only have one single bed.

PASSENGERS NEEDING SPECIAL ASSISTANCE

Travelmarvel welcomes passengers with disabilities or special needs however, please note the following: 1. Any disability or medical condition requiring special attention must be reported to Travelmarvel at the time of booking including all important information relating to your health, mobility and fitness which may affect your partial or total participation in the tour. This information is also crucial to allow Travelmarvel to ensure the tour you have chosen is suitable and meets your needs. Any changes to health, mobility and fitness must also be reported to Travelmarvel as soon as possible and prior to departure. Where possible Travelmarvel will make reasonable adjustments to the tour to accommodate your special needs however, it cannot do so if the adjustment required would be unreasonable in all of the circumstances, including if such adjustments would affect your safety and/or the safety and/or enjoyment of other passengers. 2. If you require special assistance or care (such as pushing a wheelchair, assistance with dressing or assistance with walking or hearing emergency alarms unaided), you must travel with a companion capable of providing the required assistance or care. Please be aware that Travelmarvel does not provide personal assistance Travelmarvel is unable to assist any passenger with walking, dining, boarding or disembarking any transportation vehicles (including river and ocean cruise ships and trains). To safely participate in embarkation and disembarkation you must be able to do so without the need for special assistance. You must also be able to do so without unreasonably impacting other passengers’ safety and/or enjoyment. 3. While Travelmarvel will make reasonable efforts to accommodate the special needs of disabled passengers, it is not responsible for any denial of services by any third party entities it has travel arrangements with, such as carriers, hotels, trains, restaurants or other independent suppliers, or for any additional associated expenses charges by those parties. 4. Please note coaches, minibuses and 4WD vehicles are not equipped with wheelchair ramps. Many ships require the use of stairs to go between decks, as some do not have elevators. Further, side by side docking may require passengers to climb and descend stairs to cross over vessels to disembark and embark at times. Ships often sail through remote areas that do not have convenient docking facilities. In such instances it will be necessary for passengers to negotiate temporary gangplanks and uneven surfaces. If the crew decide it is not safe for a passenger to negotiate such operations they may require passengers to stay on board. Cabin doors and restrooms may not be wide enough to allow access by standard wheelchairs. Wheelchairs and walkers cannot be carried on coaches, due to space limitations. For safety reasons, passengers in wheelchairs cannot be carried on ramps in ports where the river or ocean cruise ship is at anchor.

HEALTH & FITNESS

A good level of health and fitness is required to participate on Travelmarvel’s holiday packages. In some destinations there are extensive sightseeing excursions by foot which include uneven ground and stairs. Mobility is needed for boarding or alighting coaches and ships. We recommend a visit to the doctor and dentist before travelling. It is your responsibility to advise Travelmarvel of any pre-existing medical conditions that may affect the normal conduct of a holiday package and the enjoyment of other guests. A Health, Fitness & Mobility Questionnaire will be provided and requested to be completed at the time of booking if you advise of any health, fitness or mobility issues. Travelmarvel is not liable for any injury, illness, or loss of enjoyment which could have been reasonably prevented had we been made aware of a pre-existing condition and been provided an opportunity to review it. We will not be responsible for any costs associated with cancellation penalties or the return of passengers from a tour, and a refund for lost touring cannot be claimed.

VISAS & PASSPORTS

A passport that is valid for at least six months after you return home is required. Passengers must consult with the appropriate consulates to ensure that they have any applicable visas for countries included in the holiday package prior to departure. Passengers are solely responsible for meeting necessary passport and visa entry requirements and paying all associated costs. Travelmarvel is not responsible for delays or missed portions of the holiday package resulting from incorrect travel documents or visas.

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY – OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES

These Select Experiences are an additional cost to the land tour price. Minimum and maximum group numbers apply for the tour to operate and all tours are subject to availability and local conditions.

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS/FESTIVALS

Most countries have public holidays, religious or otherwise. The festivities may temporarily disrupt your holiday and some holidays may result in a reduction of facilities and entertainment

EARLYBIRD OFFERS

Conditions apply. For full terms and condition relating to any Earlybird Special Offer on your booking, please refer to the deals pages within this brochure or go to travelmarvel.co.nz/ specialdeals.

OTHER SPECIAL OFFERS

Special Deals and Special Offers other than those advertised in the brochure may be promoted by Travelmarvel after the brochure is released. These new special deals/offers do not apply to existing bookings unless otherwise stated.

BOOKING & PAYING FOR YOUR HOLIDAY AIRFARES

Air travel is arranged with independent airlines. Travelmarvel will arrange air travel as advertised in connection with your holiday package or otherwise arranged with Travelmarvel. All airfares are subject to flight and booking class availability. Airfares will be booked and ticketed on receipt of your deposit to avoid price or tax increases. Airport taxes may vary for each departure point and routing of airline. Airline schedules are subject to change without notice. Once air tickets are issued, airline amendment and/or cancellation fees apply and, in some cases, are non-refundable. Name changes and voluntary date and schedule changes will incur fees. Travelmarvel is not liable for delays or disruptions of air travel. Once tickets are issued Travelmarvel will have no other liability and will not be responsible for refunding the cost of any services booked in conjunction with the flights. While we endeavour to accommodate your airline seating requests, these are never guaranteed and are subject to change at the airline’s discretion.

AIRLINE LOYALTY POINTS ELIGILBITY

Travelmarvel uses the services of a range of airlines in its packages. Travelmarvel does not warrant that its airfares attract loyalty points as airlines control the applicability of loyalty points in all cases. Requests to use loyalty points to upgrade travel need to be directed to the airline concerned by the member.

OUT-OF-DATE-RANGE FLIGHTS

If airlines have not published their schedule at the time this brochure was printed or at the time of booking, Travelmarvel will estimate the cost of airfares connected with your holiday package, if booking an Earlybird fly deal. When the airline releases flight inventory and airfares, Travelmarvel will confirm seats and pricing to you by sending you an updated invoice. Once flights have been confirmed by you and payment has been received Travelmarvel will issue your ticket/s.

DEPOSIT CANCELLATION PEACE OF MIND

Applicable when an upfront fee of $95 per person is paid with your deposit. The holiday package can be cancelled prior to the final payment date and your deposit will be retained as a Travelmarvel holding credit to be used for future bookings. If Deposit Cancellation Peace of Mind is claimed, monies held must be used on a future cruise or tour and cannot be redeemed against the original cruise or tour departure date. Deposit held in credit will exclude fees imposed by third parties, including but not limited to air travel, rail travel and hotels. When booking airfares through Travelmarvel (including when taking advantage of a special offer that includes air travel), standard airline cancellation fees will apply. In some cases, airfares will be non-refundable. In the event of cancellation, these fees will be deducted from the deposit paid, and therefore the credit being held. Travelmarvel Deposit Cancellation Peace of Mind applies to new bookings only and is only valid up until 100 days prior to travel. After three years, unused credit funds will incur the original cancellation conditions as per brochure. This does not replace travel insurance, which you are required to purchase at the time of booking.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Travel Insurance is not included in your holiday package. You are required to purchase comprehensive travel insurance that includes (without limitation) coverage for the cost of your holiday package, medical expenses, loss of luggage, cruise and land content and airfare charges that may occur due to cancellation, impossibility of performance or other frustration, disruption, loss of deposit or strikes.

TRAVEL INFORMATION & DOCUMENTS

After booking you will receive an invoice with all important information relevant to your holiday package. We strongly recommend you check the details carefully and read the included information. Please ensure that you check your flight timings carefully on your tickets, particularly early a.m. departures. Approximately 21 days before departure you will receive your e-ticket together with your final itinerary. However in the case of late bookings, charges or late payment, tickets may be emailed to you.

SPECIAL REQUESTS

Where a special request (e.g. diet, room location, twin or double bedded room, a particular facility at a hotel, flight seat requests and/ or particular meals) is an important factor in your choice of holiday, you must advise us when your booking is made. Travelmarvel will pass your request on to the hotel, airline or other supplier but cannot guarantee that it will be accommodated. Travelmarvel will also pass on any dietary requests to the airline but we strongly recommend that you check directly with the airline once your tickets have been issued. The provision of any special request does not constitute a term of your contract with us. Confirmation that a special request has been noted or passed on to the supplier or the inclusion of the special request on your confirmation invoice or any other documentation is not confirmation that the request will be met. Unless and until specifically confirmed, all special requests are subject to availability.

CREDIT & DEBIT CARD SURCHARGES

If you pay Travelmarvel by credit or debit card, surcharges will apply. In the case of credit cards a surcharge of between 1% and 3% (depending on the card used), will be added to the tour price. In the case of debit cards a charge of 0.5% will be added to the tour price.

IF YOU WANT TO CHANGE OR CANCEL YOUR HOLIDAY CHANGES OR ADDITIONS TO YOUR HOLIDAY

If you want to change any part of your holiday arrangements after the invoice has been issued, we will do our best to make the

change, but it may not be possible. Any request for changes must be made in writing by the person who made the original booking, or his or her travel agent. If it is possible to make the change, it will be subject to an administration charge and payment of any further costs incurred as a result of the change.

CANCELLATION POLICY

For all holiday packages in this brochure, the following Travelmarvel cancellation fees apply (in addition to charges of any independent suppliers e.g.: airlines and hotels): Days of Notice Prior to Departure: 100 days or more 99–61 days 60 days or less

Fee Per Person Loss of deposit 50% of holiday package price 100% of holiday package price

*For Great Bear Lodge the following applies: 121 days or more Loss of deposit 120–61 days 50% of holiday package price 60 days or less 100% of holiday package price All cancellations must be received in writing by Travelmarvel and are not effective until this notification has been received. If your holiday has commenced, 100% of the full holiday package price is charged. There is no refund for unused services or if portions of the holiday package are missed. Additional cancellation fees may also be charged in respect of accommodation reserved outside the holiday package dates. These cancellation fees are in addition to any fees that may be levied by Travelmarvel and your travel agent (if any). You acknowledge that the amounts estimated under the Cancellation Policy are reasonable and represent a genuine pre-estimate of Travelmarvel’s loss and are otherwise reasonably necessary to protect the legitimate interests of Travelmarvel. If you request changes after Travelmarvel has issued your documents, Travelmarvel may charge you an administration and processing fee of $70 per person in addition to any applicable cancellation fees.

CANCELLATION OF TICKETED AIRFARES

A Travelmarvel cancellation fee of $50 per person applies for ticketed airfares, in addition to any airline cancellation fees that are applicable.

CHANGES TO TICKETED AIRFARES

If you wish to amend the date or touring on your ticketed air booking, a Travelmarvel amendment fee of $30 per person for the first change and $85 per person for any subsequent changes will be charged in addition to airline change fees and additional taxes that are applicable. If, for any reason, a name change to a ticketed airfare is required, a $125 per person name change fee will apply for every change in addition to any applicable airline fees.

IF WE NEED TO CHANGE OR CANCEL YOUR HOLIDAY Travelmarvel endeavours to provide you with all the services confirmed to you at the time of your booking. However, we plan arrangements a long time in advance of your departure date using independent suppliers such as airline, hotels, etc., over whom we have no direct control. On occasions changes do have to be made, and Travelmarvel reserves the right to cancel or amend holiday packages/excursions accordingly. Group tours require a minimum number of bookings in order for the tour to be financially viable and to have a pleasant group atmosphere. In the event that adequate numbers cannot be achieved, it may be necessary to cancel a scheduled departure and offer the nearest possible alternative date (or a full refund of monies paid for arrangements made by Travelmarvel).

BROCHURE ACCURACY

Travelmarvel endeavours to ensure that the information given in this brochure about accommodation, itineraries etc., is correct to the best of its knowledge at the time of printing. However, advertised descriptions and facilities and prices may change after publication. We recommend that you confirm the details of your chosen holiday package at the time of booking. Additionally, flight times, carriers and routes in the brochure are given for guidance only. Flight timings are set by airlines and affected by events outside our control. Travelmarvel will keep to the brochured itinerary as close as possible; sometimes the itinerary will change. These changes may also be a result of local conditions, weather conditions and annual events. Travelmarvel will endeavour to notify you of any significant changes prior to your departure. Any change in the identity of the airline, flight timings or aircraft type (if advised) will not entitle you to cancel or change to other arrangements without paying any applicable cancellation fees except where specified in these conditions.

FLIGHT CHANGES

The flight timings shown in our brochure, on our website and detailed on your confirmation invoice are for guidance only and are subject to alteration and confirmation. Flight timings are set by airlines and affected by events outside our control. Scheduled and charter flight timings, and days of operation are also subject to change. Travelmarvel will advise you of any significant changes as soon as soon as it is advised by the airline. Minor timing changes will be shown on your flight tickets. Any change in the identity of the airline, flight timings or aircraft type (if advised) will not entitle you to cancel or change to other arrangements without paying any applicable cancellation fees except where specified in these booking conditions.

FORCE MAJEURE

Force Majeure means the occurrence of an event that is beyond Travelmarvel’s reasonable control and which could not have been reasonably prevented by Travelmarvel which includes, but is not limited to: (a) war, armed conflict, criminal damage, riot, civil strife, industrial dispute, terrorist activity or the threat of any such acts; (b) natural disaster (including but not limited to flooding, fire, earthquake, landslide), adverse weather conditions, high or low water levels; (c) nuclear or other industrial accident causing environmental pollution or contamination; or (d) change in law, meaning, enactment, amendment (including repeal) in the law or administration of any law in Australia or any jurisdiction or territory relevant to the booking contract, which includes changes in statute, regulation, determination, by-law, declaration, licence and the common law as applicable from time to time, including changes or amendments in regulations or access to services, sites or countries caused by declared epidemic or pandemic events.

TERMINATION OF BOOKING CONTRACT OR CHANGE OF TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS DUE TO FORCE MAJEURE

If Travelmarvel in its reasonable opinion, considers that any Force

Majeure event prevents Travelmarvel (whether directly or through its employees, contractors, subcontractors and agents) from lawfully or safely providing any products or services subject of the booking contract with you, Travelmarvel may immediately by written notice: (a) terminate the booking contract (in whole or in part); or (b) change your travel arrangements as reasonably practicable to ensure your safety and invoice you for any additional costs.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IN THE EVENT OF FORCE MAJEURE

In the event of a force majeure event making it impossible or unsafe for Travelmarvel to deliver all or part of the Holiday Package, Travelmarvel will refund the customer for the unperformed part of the Holiday Package less any reasonable losses incurred before cancellation. Losses may amount to a substantial proportion of the booking price. Travelmarvel will use reasonable endeavours to minimise losses incurred by customers. Customers must take out travel insurance to protect themselves against loss in the circumstances.

ON HOLIDAY DISRUPTION TO ITINERARY ARRANGEMENTS

Itineraries are intended as a guide only and are subject to alteration without notice. Alterations may be necessary for various reasons including, without limitation, road, river or weather conditions, strikes or airline schedule changes, and other reasons beyond Travelmarvel’s control. If conditions render any routes unsafe for navigation, Travelmarvel reserves the right to provide alternative services including, but not limited to, accommodation on the docked ship or substitute land arrangements. Sometimes for reasons beyond our control, it may be necessary to make alterations to your itinerary. Travelmarvel will not be liable for any direct or indirect costs that you incur as a result of any event or other factor beyond our control which necessitates a change in your itinerary. Additionally, you are not entitled to any refund for any alterations to your itinerary that are caused or contributed to by any events which are beyond our control. Travelmarvel cannot guarantee exact arrival and departure times for carriers and operators used by Travelmarvel and Travelmarvel will not be liable for failure to make connections with any other services or attractions beyond its control.

NOISE AND VIBRATION

Travelmarvel takes reasonable steps to minimise noise and vibrations on its cruise ships. You acknowledge and accept that some noise and vibration may be experienced and Travelmarvel is not liable to you for any such noise or vibration.

LOCAL PURCHASES

Travelmarvel is not responsible for any items you may purchase locally i.e. jewellery/furniture etc. You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for any import duty or freight costs.

LUGGAGE LIMIT

Each passenger is entitled to take one piece of luggage that does not exceed 160cm (63 inches), or weigh more than 23 kg (50.7 pounds). Dimensions for checked baggage are calculated by adding together the width, height and depth of the piece of baggage. An extra charge will be imposed to cover porterage handling of any additional luggage, however a guideline would be CAD $10 per hotel. Your Tour Director will advise you of the exact additional charge.

PERSONAL BELONGINGS AND LOST ITEMS

For security reasons valuables should be kept to a minimum and packed in your hand luggage along with your medicines, camera, film, electrical or battery-operated appliances, as well as basic essentials such as a change of clothing and toiletries. It is your responsibility to look after your property at all times and you must ensure you are adequately covered by comprehensive travel insurance in the event of any loss.

SEAT ROTATION

Passengers rotate seats in the coach daily so everyone enjoys window and front seating. In fairness to all passengers, no exceptions will be made.

SMOKING

For fellow passenger comfort, there is no smoking on coaches or river ships unless in designated areas.

ON RETURN FROM YOUR HOLIDAY DATA PROTECTION POLICY

Any personal information (including sensitive information and health information) that Travelmarvel obtains and retains from you or about you is necessary for our business purposes. Our Privacy Policy details why we collect this information, who we may disclose it to (including overseas recipients), and the main consequences if we do not collect it. Our Privacy Policy also contains information about how you may seek access to, or correction of, the personal information held about you, and our complaint resolution procedures. Our Privacy Policy is available at travelmarvel.co.nz/legal/privacy-policy or by request to us. By providing personal or sensitive information to us, you are agreeing to the terms of our Privacy Policy.

GENERAL INFORMATION LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

1. Our holiday packages include the services of independent providers, such as hoteliers, airlines, cruise companies and other operators, who are not agents, servants or employees of Travelmarvel. Although we take care in selecting the independent service providers and the optional excursions conducted by some independent service providers, Travelmarvel is not responsible for the conduct of the independent service providers, their servants and agents or for any ramifications of that conduct. Optional excursions may, depending on your holiday package, include activities such as climbing, exploring, bike riding, swimming and snorkelling. You accept and assume the risk involved with these activities. 2. If, in the opinion of any representative of Travelmarvel, your mental or physical condition, or general behaviour is such as to affect your own health and safety, render you incapable to care for yourself, cause you to became a hazard to yourself or other passengers or result in you becoming objectionable to other passengers or staff, you will not be permitted to embark or continue on the whole or any part of the holiday package. Harassment of any kind toward crew, contracted suppliers or other guests may result in immediate removal from the tour or cruise. Travelmarvel is not liable to you for any costs associated with such decisions and you will not be refunded for any part of the holiday package. Travelmarvel

reserves the right to refuse the service of alcohol to anyone who in the opinion of our staff has exceeded their limit. 3. Travelmarvel accepts no responsibility for any death, injury, illness, loss (including loss of enjoyment), damage, detention, delay (including mechanical breakdown) beyond its control. 4. Any term, condition or warranty express or implied by statute or otherwise in respect of the holiday packages contained in this brochure is excluded to the full extent permitted by law. Nothing in these booking conditions excludes, restricts or modifies the application of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) as amended, consolidated, supplemented or replaced. 5. To the full extent permitted by law, Travelmarvel’s liability arising under or in connection with these booking conditions: (a) is limited to the re-supply of the products or services or the payment of the cost of re-supply of the products or services to you; and (b) excludes liability for any indirect or consequential losses suffered by you or any third party, howsoever caused, including but not limited to pure economic loss or any special, extraordinary or punitive damage to you or any other party. 6. Your travel agent will forward deposits and other payments to us on your behalf, but your travel agent is not our agent for the purpose of receipt of monies. Receipt of deposits and subsequent payments by the travel agent does not constitute receipt of those monies by us and the travel agent has no authority expressed or implied to receive monies on our behalf. There is no liability on the part of Travelmarvel in respect to any monies paid to your travel agent unless and until Travelmarvel notifies you (by way of a booking confirmation advice or payment receipt advice) that monies have been received by Travelmarvel. Travelmarvel reserves the right to cancel any ticket or booking or refuse to carry any passenger where payment has not been received by Travelmarvel within the specified time.

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

Travelmarvel does not employ medical staff on tours. If you require medical attention, local medical services can be contacted immediately. You are responsible for all charges that result from a visiting a medical facility, or for a medical practitioner visiting you. Travelmarvel is not responsible for the type or quality of the medical services you may receive.

RESPONSIBLE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL

Our staff are trained in the responsible service of alcohol and are obliged by law to refuse service to any guest who in their reasonable opinion appears to be or is intoxicated, or behaves in an aggressive or offensive manner.

SERVICE ENQUIRIES

If a problem occurs during your holiday you should, in your own interests, inform your tour/cruise director so that steps can be taken to resolve the matter. If you remain dissatisfied, any complaint must be made in writing to Travelmarvel within 30 days.

TRAVELMARVEL CLUB

Details, including the full range of benefits and conditions, may be viewed at website at travelmarvel.co.nz/club

GREAT RAIL JOURNEYS

Rail journeys are operated by our partner Great Rail Journeys, based in York (UK), and are escorted by a Great Rail Journeys Tour Manager. For tours operated by our partner, your contract is with Great Rail Journeys as the principal operator of the tour. Porterage is not included on all of the rail journey programs. (See individual itineraries). We strongly recommend you limit your luggage to one suitcase weighing less than the standard airline allowable luggage limit, to ensure you are able to manage your luggage both on and off trains and at other points throughout your journey.

CRUISE CATEGORIES

Ocean-view Stateroom tour price is based on Cat FF. Verandah Stateroom or Vista Suite upgrade is based on the following: Koningsdam – VE Volendam - B Noordam – VE Niuew Amsterdam – VE Amsterdam – B Zaandam – B Once allocation of staterooms/suites is sold out, all further requests are subject to availability and a surcharge may apply. On occasion, where cabin numbers are not confirmed in advance, cruise companies will guarantee a particular category instead. It should be noted that the position and layout of cabins may vary and allocation of cabins is at the sole discretion of the cruise company.

YOUR OPERATORS

Alaska Land Tours: The Alaska land touring is operated by Holland America Line.

VARIATIONS TO ITINERARIES

URVEVV17: 19 Apr. VIA Rail Upgrade is not available. URBWIV21: 15, 18, 22, Apr, 2 May. Blue River is not available and this tour will stay at the South Thomson Inn. Kamloops in lieu of Mike Wiegele. URJWCV19: 24 Apr. Blue River is not available and this tour will stay at the South Thomson Inn. Kamloops in lieu of Mike Wiegele. URAJWI23: 5, 19 May, 4 Aug. Emerald Lake Lodge is replaced with Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise with small changes to the day to day itinerary. URAJWI23 28 May & URA13: 8 May. Tundra Wilderness Experience is replaced by the Natural History Tour. URBEVV19 17 & 24 Apr. Blue River is not available and this tour will stay at the South Thomson Inn. Kamloops in lieu of Mike Wiegele.

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