Pop the cork for a sparkling encounter with Paris, travel to the most charming villages; journey through the romantic Loire Valley to a healthy helping of Bordeaux and to Carcassonne with its enchanting city walls. Marvel at Avignon’s famous bridge and meander along Pont du Gard. Soak up the sun-kissed charm of Nice and glamour of Monaco. Your final fling is in Milan, the world’s fashion and design capital!
Terms and Conditions
Trip costs: The costs are based on specially negotiated airfares on which special conditions apply and on twin share accommodation. There are a limited number of singles available at a supplement cost. Room Share is available on request (conditions apply). Single Supplement: $1,905 (total trip price: $12,895) Reservations and payment: On receipt of a $1000 non-refundable deposit per person, Trafalgar will confirm your land reservation. Final payment must be received 60 days prior to departure from New Zealand. If payment is not received by the due date, Trafalgar reserves the right to cancel the reservation and apply the appropriate cancellation charges. Changes to trip costs: Trip costs are based on exchange rates as at February 2018 and are subject to change. Should these rates or costs change, it may be necessary to make a surcharge on the cost of the trip. No surcharge will be made in respect of currency fluctuation once full payment has been received. This guarantee does not apply to fuel surcharges or to any taxes, charges or levies imposed by any government or their agencies. Airfare costs are subject to minimum passenger numbers and may change. Auckland, Singapore and Paris taxes are included and are correct as at February 2018 and are subject to change until group is ticketed. Before you join the trip: Travel documents and instructions for joining your trip will be sent to you approximately 3 weeks before your trip commences provided full payment has been received. Please read the documents and trip literature which are sent to you, in an attractive passport wallet, before departure— they contain a wealth of advice and essential information to make your holiday as enjoyable as possible. Changes to trip itineraries: Trafalgar constantly tries to improve trip itineraries and trip features. If improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary, we reserve the right to vary itineraries and substitute hotels. This special departure is based on a minimum of 25 passengers and in the unlikely event that we have to cancel your reservation because of insufficient numbers booked we will use our best endeavours to offer an alternative holiday of similar standard. If you do not accept the alternative a full refund of all monies paid to Trafalgar will be made. Cancellations, refunds & booking changes: Notice of cancellation must be in writing either directly to Trafalgar or through your travel agent. A $1000 fee per person will be charged for all cancellations. Any changes to air arrangements after tickets issued will incur a $125 fee per person per change. Additionally, the following scale of charges will apply when cancellation is notified within 60 days of trip departure from NZ. The charges apply to the land content only. Airfare and stopover cancellation and amendment fees are as levied by suppliers. No. of days before trip departure Cancellation charges as a percentage of total price Over 60 days $1000 per person 60-22 25% 21-8 30% 7-1 50% Day of departure 100% Cancellation fees shown above are additional to any fees levied by your Travel Agent. In the event you have to withdraw from a trip after it has begun for reasons such as illness, be sure to obtain a medical certificate in support of any insurance claim. We regret that we are not able to make any refunds for absences from the trip, including but not limited to unused hotel accommodation, meals or sightseeing. Insurance: We recommend that you purchase insurance coverage for the duration of your holiday including airfare cancellation, baggage and medical coverage. Optional return dates: The international airfare on which this trip is based allows individual passengers to return independently on a space available basis. There is a fee of $125 per person for this and also a separate costing may apply. Passports and visas: A current passport endorsed as valid for all countries to be visited is essential. All passengers must hold a machine-readable passport and applicable visas. Foreign passport holders must be in possession of a New Zealand Re-entry Permit, if applicable. Please note that passport and visa requirements are not the responsibility of the Tour Operator. Your trip cost does not include: - NZ domestic flights. - Passport and visa charges. - Meals other than those specified on day by day itinerary. - Items of a personal nature i.e. beverages, laundry, phone calls etc. - Optional excursions. - Travel insurance. - Some gratuities on the trip (at the discretion of the individual traveller). - Accommodation prior to departure from Auckland. - Single rooms unless the facility has been reserved and paid for at the time of booking.
• Economy class return airfares with Singapore Airlines. Opportunity to upgrade to Premium Economy and Business Class (limited seats). • Singapore stopover for one night, including half day sightseeing. • 16 day Trafalgar custom-made itinerary travelling through France and into Northern Italy staying in hand-picked 4 star hotels in twin bedded rooms with private facilities. • “Be My Guest” (BMG) highlight meals in the Loire Valley including wine-tasting at a picturesque 17th century chateau and in a converted historical mill on the banks of the River Sorgue. • Buffet breakfast daily (16). • Lunch in Paris and Aix en Provence. • Three course dinners (10) in local restaurants and hotels including a welcome and farewell dinner. • Services of an expert Trafalgar Travel Director in France and Italy. • Local Specialist in Paris, Giverny, St Malo, Carcassonne, Arles, Milan. • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats. • Group Airport transfers in Singapore, Paris and Milan. • Tips and gratuities to the Travel Director and Driver in France and Italy. • All hotel service charges, local taxes, baggage handling in hotels (one bag only) and hotel tips (excluding Singapore). • Wallet containing comprehensive travel documents. • Group photo.