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Autumn Splendours in Eastern Canada & USA - 23 Days

23 days from $12,995 per person share twin
In an Inside Cabin
Economy Class flights included
Departs 25 September 2020

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23 days from
$12,995
per person share twin
In an Inside CabinEconomy Class flights included Departs 25 September 2020

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Autumn Splendours in Eastern Canada & USA - 23 Days

Be enchanted by the beauty of Eastern Canada & USA in the autumn with all the colours of the Fall, oranges, reds and yellows. We venture into this beautiful and historical part of the world on an incredible land and cruise journey, combining the best of city and country. In Montreal and Québec, a romantic French heritage awaits you with unique architecture and decidedly European customs and flair. You’ll enjoy a stay at the Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello, the world’s largest log cabin, surrounded by nature and described as a true Canadian experience. The cruise visits the best of the New England ports, ending your journey in the ‘Big Apple’.


Deal Includes
Return economy class flights from Auckland 
 Airline and airport taxes 
 7 night land tour Toronto to Québec City
 Accommodation in 4-star hotels including porterage
 Local guided sightseeing in key locations 
 10 night cruise Québec City to New York City onboard Caribbean Princess
 Cruise port taxes 
 3 night stay New York City located mid-town Manhattan, close to Central Park, Museum Mile and Broadway
 Meals as indicated (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
 Transfers, sightseeing and entry fees per itinerary
 Gratuities for included services  
 An experienced House of Travel Host

canada & usa

Inside Cabin
From $12,995 per person share twin
From $17,995 per single traveller

Oceanview Cabin 
From $13,995 per person share twin
From $19,975 per single traveller

Balcony Cabin (Cat BD)
From $14,585 per person share twin
From $21,175 per single traveller


Balcony Cabin (Cat BC)
From $14,675 per person share twin
From $21,365 per single traveller


Cruise Itinerary

Date  Location
Fri 25 Sep Auckland - Toronto
  Meet your host and fellow travellers for your flight to Toronto. Late evening arrival into Toronto and transfer to your hotel.
Sat 26 Sep Toronto Sightseeing
  This afternoon join a local guide to discover the highlights of the city. You will see the Eaton Centre, Chinatown, the Old and New City Halls and the CN Tower including entry to the glass floor, a motion theatre ride and other special exhibits available. A special experience this evening with dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)
Sun 27 Sep Niagara Falls
  A full day tour to the majestic Niagara Falls. The iconic “Voyage to the Falls” boat tour is included. See the Great Gorge, American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and get up-close and personal with the thundering water, awesome power and amazing mist of the mighty Horseshoe Falls. Later, visit a local winery for a tour and wine-tasting, followed by lunch paired with the winery’s premium wines. Return to your hotel after this unforgettable day. (B,L)
Mon 28 Sep Toronto Montebello
  Today, we depart Toronto travelling northeast to the city of Peterborough, the southern gateway to the Kawartha Lakes region and the major link in the Trent-Severn Waterway. Continuing eastward, we reach Kingston, noted for its handsome, 19th century limestone architecture and located at the point where Lake Ontario flows into the St. Lawrence River and at the southern end of the Rideau Canal. See the Kingston Mills Lock Station where you can view four locks raising boats 14 metres. Later, we continue travelling east through the Thousand Island Parkway before arriving in Montebello and our spectacular home for the next two nights, the Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello. (B,D)
Tue 29 Sep Montebello – Parc Omega 
  Late morning, you will be transferred to the wildlife park, Parc Omega. Enjoy a presentation about the wolves in the area and drive through the park to learn more from the local guide about Canada’s wildlife such as moose, elk, bison, wolves and bears, all within their natural environment. (B)
Wed 30 Sep Montebello – Montreal
  The journey continues today as we travel to the city of Montreal, set on an island in the St. Lawrence River. On arrival our local guide will show you the many highlights of the city including the Place d’Armes, Place Jacques Cartier, Rue Saint Jacques, City Hall, Notre Dame Basilica, Bonsecour Market, Olympic Montreal, Mount Royal Park Lookout and more. This evening, savour a delicious dinner in a unique setting while being entertained by some of the best jazz musicians in the city. (B,D)
Thu 01 Oct Montreal
  This morning, join a local guide for the city’s best food tour. From artisanal charcuteries to thirst-quenching draft beers, discover the surrounding areas of the Jean-Talon Market. You will sample some tasty regional delicacies and meet the producers who take pride in the quality of their harvest. This evening, we make our way to the Notre Dame Basilica for the evening light show where light, orchestral music and grandiose architecture combine to create a unique, three-act multimedia spectacle. (B)
Fri 02 Oct Montreal – Québec City
  Continue our journey this morning, travelling to Québec City and the cruise terminal to board Caribbean Princess, our home for the next 10 nights. Join your fellow travellers for dinner onboard this evening to toast the start of your cruise journey. (B,D)
Sat 03 Oct Québec City, Canada 
  To visit Québec is to experience France without crossing the Atlantic. Perhaps stroll along the streets of the atmospheric Latin Quarter to explore the historic stone and brick houses of Old Québec, the only remaining walled city north of Mexico. Make a point of visiting the Notre Dame des Victoires, the oldest stone church in North America, as well as the turreted Château de Frontenac. (B,L,D)
Sun 04 Oct Saguenay, Canada 
  The Saguenay Fjord Route is an outstanding landscape of sea, mountains and rising cliffs protected by three National Parks. Its exceptional natural beauty can be discovered by land or sea. Check out the excursions* available to explore the National Parks and fjord and/or the charming villages. (B,L,D)
Mon 05 Oct At Sea
  (B,L,D)
Tue 06 Oct Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
  The most popular excursion* at this port of call takes you to Cavendish, the setting of the “Anne of Green Gable” books. This tour visits the Green Gables National Historic Site and drive through Prince Edward Island National Park to witness the breath-taking bluff overlooking white sand beaches and red cliffs. (B,L,D)
Wed 07 Oct Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
  The Port of Sydney is the gateway to Cape Breton, fabled as a magical destination. You may choose to venture to the Cabot Trail*, renowned as one of the world’s most scenic drives; explore the Bras d’Or Lakes region* including a visit to Alexander Graham Bell’s Museum; or wander the array of shopping boutiques and craft market in the dockside pavilion. (B,L,D)
Thu 08 Oct Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  Once Great Britain’s major military bastion in North America, Halifax boasts beautifully restored waterfront buildings that recall the city’s centuries-old maritime heritage. Halifax is also the gateway to Nova Scotia’s stunning scenery, including famous Peggy’s Cove, where surf-pounded granite cliffs and a solitary lighthouse create a scene of rugged natural beauty. (B,L,D)
Fri 09 Oct Bar Harbor, Maine, USA
  Bar Harbor is a charming village and gateway to the spectacular Acadia National Park. Many historic lighthouses line the craggy peninsulas, inlets and islands surrounding the national park. A feast of the famous Maine Lobster is a must in this port! (B,L,D)
Sat 10 Oct Boston, Massachusetts, USA 
  As America’s first great city, Boston is filled with many historic sites. If you follow the Freedom Trail, you’ll see the site of the Boston Tea Party, trace the route of Paul Revere’s famous ride and stand on the bridge where Minutemen fired “the shot heard around the world”. In the old Charlestown Navy Yard you can see the USS Constitution, the nation’s oldest commissioned warship. Be sure to visit Fanueil Hall and Quincy Marketplace, considered to be one of America’s most famous shopping and dining experiences. (B,L,D)
Sun 11 Oct At Sea
  Enjoy the many onboard activities or rest and relax before arriving in to New York City! (B,L,D)
Mon 12 Oct New York City
  Following breakfast onboard, we disembark to meet a local guide for a sightseeing tour of Manhattan. You’ll see glimpses of Central Park, Lincoln Centre, American Museum of Natural History, the Cathedral of St. John Devine, Harlem, Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Centre, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Public Library, Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, SoHo, Little Italy, Chinatown, Ground Zero, Battery Park, South Sea Seaport and the United Nations. Drop off at your hotel and home for the next 3 nights, located mid-town Manhattan, close to 5th Avenue, Broadway theatres and Museum Mile. (B) 
Tue 13 Oct New York City
  Two exhilarating days are ahead for you to enjoy the local attractions, shopping, museums, art galleries, restaurants and more. A great way to get to know the Big Apple is the Hop On Hop Off bus option which allows you to hop off at the stop you want and return to any stop to continue your travels. The service provides live guided commentary and offers two routes; the Downtown Tour including the Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, SoHo, Little Italy, Chinatown, World Trade Centre site, Battery Park (departure point for Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island ferry) Times Square and more; the Uptown tour includes Central Park, Lincoln Centre, Theatre District, Fifth Avenue, Museum Mile for Metropolitan Museum of Art, Guggenheim and other famous cultural attractions. (B)
Wed 14 Oct New York City
  Last chance for sightseeing and shopping in this “City that never sleeps”. Join fellow travellers for farewell drinks to toast your memorable journey. (B)
Thu 15 Oct Depart New York City
  Morning is at your leisure before transferring to the airport for return flights, transiting in Houston. (B)
Fri 16 Oct In Flight
Sat 17 Oct Arrive Auckland
  Early morning arrival in Auckland


Departs: Friday 25 September 2020
Returns: Saturday 17 October 2020



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Terms and Conditions

Pricing:
Pricing is in New Zealand dollars and is correct as at 30 June 2019 and include return economy class airfares from Auckland as specified on each itinerary. Departures from other domestic NZ airports are an additional cost. All package pricing is based on twin share, inside cabin with additional prices for other cabin types as shown on each package. Single requests are subject to availability at the time of booking. Prices may vary due to exchange rates, are indicative only and subject to change until paid in full. Prices shown are for payment by cash, debit card or cheque only. A service fee may apply for credit card transactions.

Not included:
Visas, travel insurance, shore excursions, beverages, optional activities and items of a personal nature.

Deposits and final payments:
A non-refundable deposit of $2000 per person is required within 7 days of booking. Final payments are due 120 days prior to departure. Bookings received within 120 days of departure will only be processed on receipt of full payment. Note a full confirmation will not be available until a copy of your passport and deposit payment has been received.
The full name as shown in the passport must match the details provided for your booking.

Amendments:
Any changes to a confirmed booking must be notified in writing. An amendment fee of $250 per change applies, plus any charges passed on by suppliers. Amendments within 120 days of departure are subject to full cancellation fees.

Cancellations and refunds:
All cancellations must be notified in writing and assessed based on the date received.
Cancelled bookings will be charged as follows:-

- More than 120 days prior to departure, loss of deposit

- From 120-90 days before departure 50%

- Less than 90 days before departure 100%

Cancellation charges may also be applied by the airlines, and if any refunds apply, these will be made to you once received from the airline.

Insurance:
It is mandatory for all travellers to be adequately insured for the full duration on the holiday. We strongly recommend that travel insurance is purchased at the time of booking and payment of deposit.

Passports & Visas:
Passports must be valid for 6 months after your scheduled return to New Zealand. It is your responsibility to have a valid passport, together with any visas, re-entry permits and health checks as required to meet the regulations of the countries visited. Your House of Travel consultant can assist in ensuring you meet all government requirements.

Health and Fitness:
Walking tours are an important part of each package and a good standard of health is required with the ability to walk on sometimes uneven surfaces and negotiate stairs. To ensure the safety and comfort of all travellers, you must advise in writing at the time of booking if you will require medical or professional treatment during the journey or if you will require special care or assistance.

Changes to itinerary:
Unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, may require changes to a package and we reserve the right to reschedule or cancel an itinerary at our discretion. Travel dates and transit points are based on airline schedules available at the time of printing. If airlines change their schedules altering an itinerary, the necessary changes will be made. All cruise lines reserve the right to change ports of call at any time, either before or during the cruise.

Documentation:
Documents will be dispatched via your House of Travel consultant after full payment has been received and at least two weeks prior to departure. 
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