Monday, August 20, 2012
SOUTH AFRICA, BOTSWANA & ZAMBIA
23 JUNE to 10 JULY, 2013
Registration Deadline — Wed Sept. 4th 2012
Travel far from the busy world we live in to the unspoiled natural beauty of Africa for an unforgettable luxury African safari experience. Bestours long relationship with people and companies in the area allow us the confidence to propose a most desirable and unique experience of viewing the best game in Africa, while enjoying the comforts of luxury lodges, traveling to four different safari lodges, moving through four different ecosystems, enjoying the colorful variety of wildlife thriving in these unspoiled wildlife reserves. Moving through wisely organized routines of game drives, breakfast, lunches and dinners, siestas and tea-times, and restful sleep. Together with the joy of visits to the safari ecosystems in Zambia and Botswana we will celebrate Cape Town and Johannesburg, rich in history and culture past and present, great culinary experiences on the other side of the world; arguably, the two most desirable cities in Africa.
Download the detailed tour itinerary (PDF format)
Contact Naka’s Travel Service to book your tour to Africa!
Thursday, August 9, 2012
See the American south through the lens of the many kinds of music the region produced, including country music, blues, rock ‘n’ roll, rhythm and blues, zydeco and jazz with this luxury Insight Vacations tour.
The Southern Tastes & Dixie Tunes Gold Luxury Tour includes a live performance at the Grand Ole Opry; a Cajun cooking class; dinner on a pool deck overlooking the Mississippi River; a trip through music history at the Country Music Hall of Fame; a backstage tour of the Ryman Auditorium, where the Grand Ole Opry was staged from 1943 to 1974; a live taping of the country music radio program; a visit to Sun Studios, where the first rock ‘n’ roll records were recorded; a tour of the Gibson Guitar Factory; a visit to Elvis Presley’s Graceland mansion; and a visit to Vicksburg National Military Park, the site of the Civil War battle of the same name.
An optional eight-day voyage on the paddle-wheel steamboat the American Queen is offered as an extension. The trip will embark in New Orleans and cruise the mighty Mississippi to Memphis.
Southern Tastes & Dixie Tunes is priced from $2,975 per person, double occupancy, land only. The optional Mississippi Cruise is priced from $5,874 per person, double occupancy.
Insight Vacations provides premium escorted motorcoach vacations throughout Britain, Ireland, Europe, Scandinavia the Eastern Mediterranean and North America.
In 1978, its first year, the company had a handful of staff in London and carried just 5700 passengers. Today, Insight has a team of professionals throughout the world, plays host to over 100,000 guests per year and has offices in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Singapore and the UK. The company has also appointed specialist agents in Argentina, Brazil, Mauritius, India, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Korea, Taiwan and China.
Insight has achieved many important Tour Operator ‘Firsts’ over the years including, in 1983, being the first scheduled tour operator to win ‘the Queen’s Award for Export Achievement’ from Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.
‘The Art of Touring in Style’ lies at the very heart of Insight philosophy. Our carefully chosen unique features and impeccable service standards enable us to deliver exceptional quality, unequalled value, unforgettable memories and personal freedom at levels currently unrivalled elsewhere in the industry.
You will travel with companions from all over the English speaking world - England, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Singapore and more. Relax and capture the spirit of Europe and North America while we take care of every detail. From Great Britain to the European continent, from Turkey to the wonders of Israel and Egypt and the breathtaking National Parks and exciting cities of America and Canada, we invite you to experience the Insight difference and travel in style and comfort.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
“Six-time winner of World’s Leading Travel Experience by Train.” (- World Travel Awards)
“The Best Train Experience in the World” (- Society of American Travel Writers)
“One of the world’s greatest trips” (- National Geographic)
Ride the rails and see the majestic Canadian Rockies with Rocky Mountaineer luxury rail vacations. Rocky Mountaineer offers 45 unique Canadian vacation packages and four distinctive rail routes, rich in history and natural wonders, through British Columbia and Alberta. Rocky Mountaineer is the largest privately owned passenger rail service in North America.
Starting in 2013, Rocky Mountaineer’s new and fifth rail journey, the Coastal Passage, will begin inside the U.S., connecting to Seattle and Vancouver en route to the Canadian Rockies.
Also for 2013, the Mountaineer is introducing Lake Louise as a destination on its First Passage to the West journey.
Business class SilverLeaf Service will be expanding to the Journey Through the Clouds route in 2013.
Monday, July 23, 2012
NOW EXTENDED UNTIL AUG 30th! Book any Guided Vacation itinerary and receive $300* off per couple.
America’s wild and iconic landscapes hold great charm, history and natural beauty. These vacations provide built-in itineraries that are specially made for multigenerational travel and highlight key North and Central American treasures. From Florida’s Sunshine Trail to Panama, the Canal & Beyond don’t miss out on our 10 new itineraries to venture! Explore your journey now!
Save on Our Most Popular Vacations:
- Costa Rica Eco Adventure - 8 Days from
Highlights include: San Jose, Tortuguero, Sarapiqui, Arenal & Monteverde
- The Californian - 10 Days from
Highlights include: San Diego, Los Angeles, Cambria, Monterey, Yosemite & San Francisco
- National Park Wonders - 9 Days from
Highlights include: Salt Lake City, Jackson, Yellowstone National Park, Sheridan & Rapid City
- Canada’s Rockies with Rocky Mountaineer - 8 Days from
Highlights include: Calgary, Banff, Jasper, Kamloops & Vancouver
Discover All NEW Experiences for 2013:
- Panama, the Canal & Beyond - 8 Days from
Highlights include: Panama City, Playa Bonita, Boquete & Gamboa Rainforest
- New York Zest and New England’s Best - 11 Days from
Highlights include: New York City, Newport, Hyannis, North Conway, Essex Junction & Boston
- Canyon Country Jamboree - 9 Days from
Highlights include: Las Vegas, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Torrey & Moab
- Florida’s Sunshine Trail - 10 Days from
Highlights include: Orlando, Miami, Key West, Naples & Sarasota
Hurry & Book Now! Offer ends August 30, 2012!
Why Book with Brendan Vacations?
Brendan Vacations is a travel wholesale company that directly negotiates hotel and other rates with suppliers. By dealing in large volume, Brendan Vacations is able to offer exclusive, value-driven pricing on the world’s most desirable hotels, resorts and tours.
Terms & Conditions:
*Save $300 per couple ($150 per person) on new bookings from our 2013 USA, Canada & Central America itineraries. Must book and pay in full by July 19, 2012. Valid for travel between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013. Not valid on itineraries in Alaska and Mexico. Not valid with other promotional offers, but is combinable with brochure discounts (except Early Payment Discount). Offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Other conditions may apply. Promotion Code: BV13USA150. **Prices are per person, land only and based on double occupancy.
Friday, July 20, 2012
Take an unforgettable insider’s journey into South America, Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama. Visit the floating reed village of the Uros Indians to see their unique way of life. Enjoy a Be My Guest lunch of local cuisine at an Argentinian family’s home. When you travel with Trafalgar, it promises to be a value-packed insider’s journey beyond anything you could do on your own.
- 13 guided vacations across a variety of travel styles, including At Leisure and Family Experiences
- In-depth sightseeing with experienced Travel Directors, Local Guides and Local Experts
- Unique Insider Experiences like Be My Guest dining and Local Specialties
- First Class accommodations and transportation
Limited Time Offer
Save up to $730 per couple on 2013 South America vacations when you book and pay in full by September 30, 2012.*
Simply look for the 10 month Early Payment Discount in the price panel on each itinerary page to see how much you can save! And yes, we’ve waived the usual time-frame for full payment so make sure you take advantage of this opportunity to save. View the brochure online now.
Plus, book your trip with airfare on LAN Airlines and save an extra $300 per couple!**
Operating since 1947, Trafalgar offers a wide range of holidays to Europe, Britain, Egypt, USA, Canada, South America, China, Australia and New Zealand, we’ve hosted over 2 million travelers worldwide and many return year after year.
Trafalgar is renowned and trusted for its outstanding quality, service, reliability and financial stability. With over 60 years of practice we’ve perfected the art of creating exceptional guided vacations. Every expertly designed travel experience includes transportation, via deluxe motor coach, rail or cruise ship, first class hotel accommodation, daily sightseeing and most meals and at at savings of up to 30% off the cost of doing it “on your own”.
Trafalgar continuously strives to fulfill our guests’ needs and exceed their expectations – attention to detail ensures you will enjoy a totally hassle-free vacation. We provide the perfect balance between organized activities and free time for individual exploration and relaxation – all you have to do is Dream. Pack. And leave… the rest to us.
*Offer is based on Trafalgar’s 10 month Early Payment Discount as featured on the itinerary pages within the brochure. Standard timeframe for full payment (10 months prior to departure) is being waived for all new bookings made and paid in full between July 19, 2012 and September 30, 2012. Sample savings of $730 per couple ($365 per person) based on 14-day Patagonian Grand Adventure. **$300 per couple ($150 per person) additional savings valid when flights from US gateway are booked on LAN Airlines in conjunction with a Trafalgar vacation for travel departing January 1 through March 31, 2013. Not valid on itineraries in Mexico, Costa Rica or Panama. Air and land portions must be booked and paid in full by September 30, 2012. Other conditions apply. CST# 2077132-20