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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Last Minute - Insight Vacations

Receive $150 OFF per couple + *Buy one, get one free flights with British Airways on their top selling European Tours!

*Air taxes & fuel surcharges are extra.

Book by May 15, 2009

Focus on Britain
14 days - $206 per day Departure date; April 29, 2009

Highlights of Britain
14 days - $197 per day Departure date; May 7, 2009

Country Roads of Ireland
13 days - $213 per day Departure date; May 24, 2009

Easy Pace Spain and Portugal
14 days - $195 per day Departure dates; April 17, 2009 & May 22, 2009

Country Roads of Switzerland
15 days - $225 per day Departure date; April 26, 2009

Italian Elegance
13 days - $275 per day Departure date; April 23, 2009

Best of Spain and Portugal
17 days - $216 per day Departure date; April 24, 2009

The Bohemian
10 days - $229 per day Departure date; April 17, 2009

Treasures of Balkans, Dalmatia and the Islands
13 days - $223 per day Departure date; May 16, 2009

Wonders of America West
10 days - $250 per day Departure date; May 30, 2009

For more information or to book - call Travel My Way at 1-800-563-2338

Monday, February 02, 2009

Quantas Flight Special to Down Under

For a limited time, Qantas Airways is including a stopover in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Auckland at no additional cost when Cairns is the final destination.

Departures from Los Angeles or San Fransisco to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef start at US$898 (taxes and fees extra).

Departures from New York start from $1,098 plus taxes and fees. The offer, available through Feb. 27, is for travel between May 1 and Sept. 21.

Friday, January 30, 2009

Crystal Cruises Announces Wimbledon Package

Crystal Cruises is introducing an unparalleled six-night, tennis-themed, post-cruise land programme – with VIP access to the Wimbledon Championships semifinals and finals.

The programme is available following Crystal Symphony’s June 19 cruise from London to Stockholm, which features tennis-themed Experiences of Discovery programming. In addition to Wimbledon Centre Court tickets, participating guests have access to Fairway Village, the luxury Wimbledon hospitality area near Centre Court, private car service and accommodations at London’s posh Savoy hotel.

Onboard tennis programming will include an excursion to the Tennis Hall of Fame in Bastad, Sweden, where guests will have the chance to pour over photos and memorabilia of some of the greatest players in the world and tour the Hall of Fame’s stadium.

Wimbledon package features include:

• VIP access to Fairway village – The Wimbledon hospitality area for complimentary champagne, four-course lunch and traditional afternoon tea
• Centre Court seats – For women’s singles semifinal and final, and men’s singles and semifinal and final
• Six-night stay at The Savoy – One of London’s most iconic luxury hotels, with private car service to and from Wimbledon
• European Business Class air – from Stockholm to London-Heathrow.

The tennis focus is one of six newly introduced Experiences of Discovery designed to enrich more than two dozen Crystal cruises.

Departing London, the Baltic voyage calls in Oslo, Norway; Helsinki, Finland; Copenhagen, Denmark; Stockholm and Visby, Sweden, and includes a two-night stay in St. Petersburg.

Cruise fares for the two 11-day London-Stockholm itinerary start at US$4,995 per person, double. Premium economy and business class air upgrades, the Save Now, Save Later, Europe savings and Crystal Family Memories Programmes also apply.

Fares for the post-cruise overland package are US$25,299 per person, double occupancy.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Holland America's New Martini Menu!

I'm up for a good martini as much as the next person, and part of what makes cruising so fun is the nightlife, so here's to Hal's new martinis, designed to make cruising on their line just a little bit more glamourous!

Yes, the Holland America Line has introduced a new menu of martini cocktails on board its fleet of 14 ships. Featured on the menu are 19 Grey Goose martinis and a sampler platter of mini, specialty martinis called the martini flight.

Showcasing mixology at its best, a new martini flight will feature six of the menus premier martinis. The martini flight includes Holland America Line's signature martini, the Yellow Tulip, a mixture of Grey Goose vodka, lychee juice, pineapple juice, guava juice, coconut cream and fresh lime juice. Other martinis included in the flight are the Peartini, Cosmopolitan, Sunshine Martini, Rum Sundae and High Tide Martini.

A house specialty will be a signature Martini for Two with aged Cognac served with a dish of caviar and traditional garnishes. HAL's new martini menu will be featured in the Explorer's Bar on its newest ship, Eurodam, in the Pinnacle Grill Bar of its Vista-class ships and in the Ocean Bar on Amsterdam, Maasdam, Rotterdam, Ryndam, Statendam, Veendam, Volendam and Zaandam.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Toronto Blue Jays Package - From $209 per person

If baseball is your thing - then this is the package for you. See the Jays take on either the Cleveland Indians or last year's World Series Champs, Boston Red Sox.

This is a limited time offer featuring:

Cleveland Indians (Aug 9)
Boston Red Sox (Aug 23)

- Return VIA Rail in Comfort Class to Toronto from either London or Ottawa
- 1 night hotel
- 2 tickets to see the Jays play either the Indians or the Red Sox
- Hotel taxes

Hotel Choices:
Delta Chelsea
London: $209 p.p. + GST
Ottawa: $319 p.p. + GST

Or the

Fairmont Royal York
London: $225 p.p. + GST
Ottawa: $335 p.p. + GST

Prices are based on double occupancy. Extra nights, childrens rates and other Ontario departure cities are also available. Supplies are limited so call 1 -800 563-2338 to book now!

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Air Canada Jazz closes Hamilton operations

Well I suppose we knew it was coming...higher fuel costs are going to trigger a number of consequences in the travel industry. This just in...

Regional airline Air Canada Jazz has begun to scale back its operations to tackle higher fuel costs by announcing plans to close its Hamilton operations at the end of July, a move that will affect 14 customer service agents and eliminate 10 daily flights between the airport west of Toronto and airports in Ottawa and Montreal.

This most likely will not affect the Hamilton Airport all that much as WestJet is their main airline, but it does affect all those business clients who prefer to fly out of Hamilton than fight traffic into the GTA to fly from Pearson.

I'm sure every industry has its ups and downs, but travel continues to be a topsy turvey one riding the waves of customer trends, industry consolidation, the Internet and now, rising fuel costs.

Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Unlimited Summer Flying with new AC Pass

Air Canada is taking “the road” out of summertime travel with the return of its Ontario and Quebec summer passes, which provide unlimited intra-provincial flying during July and August for $1,099.

Available for sale through June 26, the Ontario Pass and the Quebec Pass are valid for Air Canada and Air Canada Jazz flights between July 1 and Aug. 31.

The passes provide for unlimited travel, within their respective provinces, between 12 destinations in Ontario and nine in Quebec, with certain exceptions in each province.

The Ontario Pass is not valid for point-to-point travel between Toronto and Ottawa (connections involving these two cities are permitted). The Quebec Pass does not permit travel to or from Iles de la Madeleine.

Pass prices include the fuel surcharge and all other fees and surcharges except G.S.T. and Q.S.T where applicable.