Monday, June 14, 2010
Free flights for APT Canada-Alaska tour-cruises
APT is launching its 2011 Canada-Alaska tour-cruises preview flyer with three fly free to Canada offers for bookings made by October 15, 2010.
The first offer is free return airfares to Canada when booking a Majestic Rockies & Alaska cruise (valid for all departures), the second is fly free for April departures of packages of 21 days or more and the third is a companion fly free offer for May to September departures of packages 21 days or more. In all cases, air taxes of $400 are included in the free return airfares.
For example, the free airfare deal applies to the fully-escorted 21-day Rockies Explorer and Alaska Cruise package departing April 27, 2011 which is priced from $9445 per person, twin share, departing from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.
The price includes 11 nights' accommodation (two-night stays at Victoria, Vancouver and Banff plus one-night stays in Whistler, Sun Peaks, Jasper, Kamloops and Lake Louise), two-day Rocky Mountaineer train journey in GoldLeaf Service, seven-night Alaskan cruise in a Verandah Stateroom onboard the Holland America Line, 39 meals, port charges and tipping for cruise and land staff.
Contact: tel 1300 656 985, see www.aptouring.com.au or visit a travel agent
Among the activities are a guided tour of Vancouver, including the spectacular Waterfront, ride a gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain in Banff National Park, join a Mountain Heritage Guide for an unforgettable walk along the shore of Lake Louise, travel the Icefields Parkway and board an Ice Explorer for a journey onto the Athabasca Glacier, breakfast at the renowned Butchart Gardens in Victoria, discover Jasper, Banff, Yoho, Glacier and Mt Revelstoke national parks, see Moraine Lake, located in the Valley of the Ten Peaks and visit the ski resort town of Whistler, still buzzing from the 2010 Olympics