Group posted: 3/20/2019
CANADIAN ROCKIES PLUS ALASKA CRUISE
08/29/2019 - 09/11/2019
14-day CruiseTOUR Alaska & Canadian Rockies from $2,499 with $199 LOW-cost AIR!
GOLDEN ANCHOR TRIPS... So Much Included! LOW-cost Air from $199, Most Meals, Cancellation Travel Protection, Escorted, MORE!
A Golden Anchor production
ALASKA & CANADIAN ROCKIES
PLUS AMERICAN NATIONAL PARKS
aboard Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas
Seattle ~ Mt Rainier National Park & Spokane, Washington ~ Coeur D’Alene, Idaho ~ Kalispell, Montana ~ Glacier National Park ~ Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta ~ Lethbridge, Alberta ~ LEISURELY 4 day stay Banff National Park ~ Kamloops ~ Vancouver ~ UNIQUE 5 Day Alaska Cruise aboard Radiance of the Seas ~ Canada’s Scenic Inside Passage ~ Ketchikan, Alaska ~ Cascades National Park & Seattle
SO MUCH Is Included! ~ LOW-cost Air Add on Cities from just $199 ~ FREE Travel & Cancellation Travel Protection PLUS Cancel For ANY Reason option ~ FREE Meal Package ~ FREE Escorted Experience ~ And so much more!
14 Day ALASKA & CANADIAN ROCKIES CruiseTOUR from just $2,499. LOW-cost Air is available from Many USA cities! This amazing trip is a GOLDEN ANCHOR TRIPS EXCLUSIVE and SO MUCH is Included! You will fly (LOW-COST AIR) to Seattle (and return from Seattle). Your leisurely paced CruiseTOUR features your comprehensive Trip Cancellation & Interruption Protection Plan PLUS Cancel For ANY Reason Option (FREE TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN) and already free to make this a worry-free vacation. All Transfers are included (FREE TRANSFERS) in Canada & USA.
Enjoy an exciting 5 Day cruise aboard Radiance of the Seas. Best of all no need to worry about planning meals as you enjoy Breakfast & Dinner on the land portion in the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy the best of the Canadian Rockies, Alaska and American National Parks.
This CruiseTOUR is the ABSOLUTE BEST VALUE for a first-class experience. This is the ONLY 2019 departure so we recommend you act fast!
TRIP ITINERARY: Departs August 29, 2019
NOTE: PASSPORTS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS TRIP.
Day 1 | Fly to Seattle
Fly to Seattle and FREE transfers are included when air is provided by Golden Anchor Trips. Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Seattle hotel, Best Western Executel (or similar). Tonight, enjoy dinner in Seattle.
Day 2 | Seattle / Mt Rainier National Park / Spokane
Breakfast is included this morning. Today we begin our journey east as we travel to Mt Rainier National Park. This famous “cone shaped” mountain is actually not a mountain at all but rather a volcano. This is the highest point in the Cascade Mountains at nearly 15,000 feet. Continue east to Spokane. You may wish to walk along the banks of the Spokane River or ride the Gondola Skyride over some of the area’s waterfalls. Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Spokane hotel, Holiday Inn Express (or similar). Tonight, enjoy dinner in Spokane.
Day 3 | Spokane / Coeur D’Alene, Idaho / Kalispell, Montana
Breakfast is included this morning. As we continue to head east our first experience of the day is at the lovely resort of Coeur d’Alene. Here the famous lakes of Idaho are a sight to behold. Continue into ‘glacier country’ as we arrive in the resort of community of Kalispell and Glacier National Park. Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Kalispell hotel, Holiday Inn Express (or similar). Tonight, enjoy dinner in Kalispell.
Day 4 | Kalispell / Glacier National Park / Lethbridge, Alberta
Breakfast is included this morning. Today a spectacular day visiting Glacier National Park. The largest collection of ‘in-land’ glaciers in the Continental US makes for a spectacular site as you enjoy a special sightseeing experience with a local guide. Perhaps you would like to add to your experience with a ride on the famous “Red Bus” on the beautiful “Going-To-The-Sun” road. Later cross the border into Canada and arrive in Lethbridge, Alberta.
Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Lethbridge hotel, Holiday Inn Express (or similar). Tonight, enjoy dinner in Lethbridge.
Day 5 | Lethbridge / Waterton Lakes National Park / Banff National Park
Breakfast is included this morning. Another spectacular day in the National Parks as you visit the UNESCO World Heritage & US-Canada Peace Park, better known as Waterton Lakes National Park, this incredible Lakes, Mountains and Glacier park is one of the great sights of the world. This afternoon we continue North and head into the heart of the Canadian Rockies and a three-night stay at Banff National Park. Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Banff hotel, Banff Voyager Inn (or similar). Tonight, enjoy dinner in Banff.
Day 6 | Banff National Park & Banff Sightseeing
Breakfast is included this morning. A wonderful tour with local guide is included here in Banff and the National Park. Highlights include the fabled Banff Springs Hotel… the ‘Castle of the Rockies’ and so much more. Tonight, dinner is included.
Day 7 | Banff at leisure / Lake Louise & Glacier Parkway
Breakfast is included this morning. Today you enjoy a full day at leisure for your own relaxation in this beautiful resort. You may want to participate in an optional experience to Lake Louise and the incredible Glacier Parkway to Jasper passing the famous Jasper Glacier Fields. Tonight, dinner is included.
Day 8 | Banff / Kootenay, Yoho & Glacier Canadian National Parks / Kamloops, British Columbia
Breakfast is included this morning. Enjoy a trio of Canadian Rockies National Parks including Kootenay, Yoho and Glacier National Park of Canada. Head west into British Columbia and arrive in the frontier settlement of Kamloops. Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Kamloops hotel, Comfort Inn (or similar). Tonight, enjoy dinner in Kamloops.
Day 9 | Kamloops / Vancouver & Board Radiance of the Seas
Breakfast is included this morning. Today we travel across the scenic prairie and plains of British Columbia westward toward Vancouver. Vancouver is located in the southwest corner of British Columbia in western Canada. Upon arrival at Canada’s pacific jewel… you come to Canada Place Pier and board the beautiful Radiance of the Seas.
Day 10 | Cruising: Canada Inside Passage
This islands of Western Canada to Alaska create a natural waterway called the Inside Passage. It is considered one of the most beautiful in the world.
Day 11 | Cruising: Ketchikan, Alaska
8 am - 8 pm. A traveler's first view of this Inside Passage port town may be of a boat-filled harbor enveloped in snow capped mountains. The rustic city of Ketchikan has been called the totem pole capital of the world. Tours show off the city's streets, restored from the pioneer days; the harbor's salmon canneries; and the world's oldest collection of totem poles at the Totem Heritage Center. Sportfishing, kayaking, hiking, bear watching and Misty Fjords seaplane excursions are also popular.
Day 12 | Cruising: Canada Inside Passage
Another day of scenic cruising.
Day 13 | Cruising: Arrive Vancouver & Cascades National Park to Seattle
Today you arrive back at Vancouver’s Canada Place Pier. Travel south across the border to the US and Cascades National Park enroute to Seattle. Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Seattle hotel, Best Western Executel (or similar). Tonight, enjoy dinner in Seattle.
Day 14 | Seattle and Fly home
Breakfast is included this morning. Today you are transferred to the airport when Golden Anchor has arranged your air. Fly home with many wonderful memories of this unique trip to Alaska, Canadian Rockies and America’s National Parks.
Rates from $2,499
Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
Government taxes & fees of $109.81 are additional.
All categories are available aboard the ship.
Rates are valid for: August 29, 2019 departure
Rates were valid on May 16, 2018 and are subject to change
PAYMENTS: $800 PP deposit due upon booking. Final Payment due 120 days prior to departure. If there are any additional airfare charges or any Travel Protection supplements they must be paid at time of deposit.
CANCELLATION PENALTIES: All payments are non-refundable.
WHAT’S INCLUDED and what’s not included…
SO MUCH IS INCLUDED! Just compare Golden Anchor Trips with the competition and find out all of the value you receive. No wasted time, no tricks, no long planning and hassle-free travel. We are passionate about this experience and that is why this looks different than anything you have ever seen before. Golden Anchor Trips has included all of the essential cost for your vacation so you can enjoy a worry-free experience. (note: items of a personal nature like drinks, shopping, gratuities and the like are not included.)
LOW-COST AIRFARE AVAILABLE: See air chart below. You already know, that getting to the cruise or destination requires expensive travel arrangements. LOW-cost Air is already offered in your Golden Anchor Tripsprice. And that even includes your arrival and departure transfers. Compare how much more it would cost you if you had to purchase air and transfers on your own. This saves you HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS! Upgrade to PREMIUM AIR and you can select the number of stops, the times, the airlines, or any flight preferences at prevailing air supplements. This option is VERY HIGHLY recommended to get your EXACT flight preferences. Ask your agent for details.
Low-cost Air Add On: add $199 for Los Angeles, Portland (OR), San Francisco. add $249 for Las Vegas, Phoenix, Sacramento, San Diego, San Jose. add $299 for Denver, Salt Lake City. add $349 for Austin, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Oklahoma City, San Antonio, St Louis. add $399 for Atlanta, Baltimore, Birmingham, Boston, Buffalo, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus (OH), Detroit, Ft Lauderdale, Indianapolis, Louisville, Milwaukee, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Richmond, Tampa, Toronto, Washington. add $449 for Cincinnati, Hartford, Jacksonville, Memphis, Montreal, West Palm Beach. NOTE: all rates are per person.
OTHER U.S. AND CANADIAN CITIES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.
Transfers Are Available Even If You Don’t Participate in our Low-cost Air Program: You may purchase round-trip transfers in Seattle for just $49 per person. You must provide your exact air schedule no later than 60 days prior to trip departure.
ROYAL CARIBBEAN RADIANCE OF THE SEAS: Special 4-night cruise aboard RADIANCE OF THE SEAS sailing from Vancouver to Vancouver. SPECIAL PERKS including On Board Credit, Dining Upgrades, Beverage Packages, Free On-Board Gratuities may be available. Your travel agent can assist you with details. NOTE: Certain categories include special benefits include alcohol beverages and even unlimited alcohol. ASK YOU AGENT FOR DETAILS.
FIRST CLASS (3 Star) HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: 2-nights Seattle, 1-night Spokane, 1-night Kalispell, 1-night Lethbridge, 3-nights Banff National Park, 1-nights Kamloops are included. NOTE: all rates are per person.
FREE MEAL PACKAGE: Most Meals including ALL Breakfasts, and most Dinners. The cost of meals while you are traveling is a substantial cost. That is already included in your GOLDEN ANCHOR TRIPS price. Most meals are already planned for. Compare how much more it would cost you if you had to purchase this FREE program already included. This saves you HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS! Meal package is not included with Pre & Post tours.
SIGHTSEEING as outlined in itinerary on the ITINERARY Tab. Every effort has been made to include all the “must see” attractions in each destination, yet provide time for individual exploration.
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED: There are some things that are not possible to include. Items of a personal nature (like beverages, shopping, gratuities and the like) are NOT included in your price. Also travel components (like currency conversion, air departures taxes departing a foreign country, local taxes and on-site resort fees in some some cities that can’t be prepaid, VISA’s, passport application, airline baggage fees and the like) are NOT included in your price.
WHAT ARE 'GOLDEN ANCHOR TRIPS’ ALL ABOUT…
SO MUCH IS INCLUDED! Just compare GOLDEN ANCHOR Trips with the competition and find out all of the value you receive. No wasted time, no tricks, no long planning and hassle-free travel. We are passionate about this experience and that is why this looks different than anything you have ever seen before. GOLDEN ANCHOR Trips has included all of the essential cost for your vacation so you can enjoy a worry-free experience. (note: items of a personal nature like drinks, shopping, gratuities and the like are not included.)
FREE CANCELLATION & INTERRUPTION TRAVEL PROTECTION Plus CANCEL FOR ANY REASON TRAVEL PROTECTION SUPPLEMENT*: Golden Anchor Trips takes the worry out of travel because ALL of our guests already have Trip Cancellation & Interruption Travel Protection and is FREE. This is so critically important for your peace of mind for your vacation experience. Cancel for Work-related Reasons (including loss of job) trip protection FREE (up to the value of the trip cost including work-related reasons in addition to job loss). Cancellation trip protection FREE (up to the value of the trip cost).Travel interruption trip protection FREE (up to 150% of Trip Cost). Emergency medical and evacuation & Repatriation trip protection FREE (up to $250,000).. Baggage & Personal Effects travel protectionFREE (up to $1500). Travel Delay travel protection FREE (up to $750). Missed connections travel protection FREE (up to $500). Baggage delay travel protection FREE (up to $400). Non-medical Emergency Evacuation FREE (up to $150,000). Accident & Sickness Medical Expense travel protection FREE (up to $50,000). And more. Compare how much more it would cost you if you had to purchase this free program already provided FREE. This saves you HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS! (benefits include Worldwide Emergency Assistance.) See TRAVEL INSURED trip protection policy statement for exact details and benefit limits.) TRAVEL INSURED is one of America’s most respected Travel Insurance Providers and provides you peace of mind while traveling. Please see your Travel Protection Policy coverage limits and descriptions for complete details. This document contains highlights of the travel protection plan. The plan contain insurance benefits underwritten by the United States Fire Insurance Company. The plans also contain non-insurance Travel Assistance Services that are provided by an independent organization. Coverages may vary and not all coverage is available in all jurisdictions.
TRAVEL PROTECTION POLICY DETAILS: Your FREE policy will include coverage of your total invoice for $2001 to $2500 per person. If you purchase services that exceed this amount you can add to the travel protection amount with the following low-cost add on (INSURANCE SUPPLEMENTS MUST BE PAID FOR AT TIME OF BOOKING AND ARE NON-REFUNDABLE):
$2501 - $3000 per person $35 supplement
$3001 - $3500 per person $70 supplement
$3501 - $4000 per person $105 supplement
$4001 - $4500 per person $140 supplement
$4501 - $5000 per person $175 supplement
$5001 - $5500 per person $210 supplement
$5501 - $6000 per person $245 supplement
$6001 - $6500 per person $280 supplement
$6501 - $7000 per person $315 supplement
$7001 - $7500 per person $350 supplement
$7501 - $8000 per person $385 supplement
$8001 - $8500 per person $420 supplement
$8501 - $9000 per person $490 supplement
$9001 - $8500 per person $525 supplement
$9501 - $10000 per person $560 supplement
CANCEL FOR ANY REASON TRAVEL PROTECTION*: You may add at an additional cost optionalCANCEL FOR ANY REASON TRAVEL PROTECTION. This gives you protection regardless of your reason for cancellation. This addition provides coverage of 75% of the nonrefundable trip cost. Trip cancellation must be 48 hours or more prior to scheduled departure. CFAR must be purchased at the time of the plan purchase and within 14 days of your initial trip deposit. Please see your Travel Protection Policy coverage limits and descriptions for complete details. *NOT available for residents of New York.
If you purchase services that exceed this amount you can add to the travel protection amount with the following low-cost add on:
$2001 - $2500 per person $73 supplement
$2501 - $3000 per person $93 supplement
$3001 - $3500 per person $103 supplement
$3501 - $4000 per person $123 supplement
$4001 - $4500 per person $143 supplement
$4501 - $5000 per person $163 supplement
$5001 - $5500 per person $183 supplement
$5501 - $6000 per person $203 supplement
$6001 - $6500 per person $223 supplement
$6501 - $7000 per person $243 supplement
$7001 - $7500 per person $263 supplement
$7501 - $8000 per person $283 supplement
$8001 - $8500 per person $303 supplement
$8501 - $9000 per person $323 supplement
$9001 - $8500 per person $343 supplement
$9501 - $10000 per person $363 supplement
GOLDEN ANCHOR TRIPS TOUR ESCORT, Tour Manager or Host: Having a local expert is of great value and with our travel experience you will have it. Having an experienced local expert to ensure the smooth operation of the trip, answer your individual questions and be of assistance in the event of an emergency is of great value. Compare how much more it would cost if you had to purchase this free program already included. (see FAQ policy description for full details.)
GUESTS WORLDWIDE CAN PARTICIPATE: Airfare is available to Seattle and from Seattle from many USA and Canadian gateways to participate in this trip. We can provide hotel & transfers before or after the tour. Ask your Golden Anchor Trips agent for details.
LEISURELY PACED TRAVEL EXPERIENCES ARE ALREADY INCLUDED: While many trips shuttle their guest from destination to destination, the Golden Anchor Trips philosophy is to offer a more leisure paced tour to ensure an in-depth experience for our guest. So many of our competitors have one-night stays and move your Cruise or CruiseTour along too fast. With Golden Anchor Trips your travel experience will be a journey under the philosophy of taking your time. Have the time to enjoy where you are visiting. Compare what they do versus this program already included.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
About Royal Caribbean Radiance of the Seas: The 90,000 ton ship was built in 2001 and completely refurbished in 2016. The Radiance of the Seas combines high-tech features with the elegance of Old World cities. The ship features a space called the Colony Club, which is actually four theme clubs in one: The Bombay Billiard Club, Jakarta Lounge, Singapore Sling's and the Calcutta Card Club. The safari-themed solarium allows you to relax in the whirlpool or take a swim while three 16-foot stone elephants stand guard. Sports-minded passengers will love the two uppermost decks, which feature a putting green, a rock-climbing wall, a multi-purpose sports court and the ShipShape fitness center. After a day of relaxing at the full-service spa, head to the Aurora Theatre for a star-studded show. The same careful attention has been paid to the quality and variety of meals onboard the Radiance. Cascades, with its namesake waterfall, is the main dining room. Steak-lovers will enjoy Chops Grille, the ship's reservation-only steakhouse, but for lighter fare there iss the open-air Windjammer Cafe. Techies and those who can't live without email will no doubt spend some time at Royal Caribbean Online, the ship's computing center.
Escort or Host: Either way you are going to get local knowledge on the destination you are visiting. We provide a special Golden Anchor Trips Escort that travels with you on the included land portion of the trip when there is a minimum of 30 guests. If there are less, then we provide a local host that provides that same experience. Either way, you are going to enjoy a personal and intimate experience with local experts of the region you are visiting. Optional Pre & Post tours are hosted.
FREE Meal Package: A core philosophy of Golden Anchor Trips is to be inclusive with meals. This means providing Breakfast & most Dinners daily on the tour portion of your tour. This will be provided as a planned meal or in some instances as a credit to allow you choice (depending on the convenience for our guests in the destination we are visiting). See your day to day itinerary for specifics on your trip. Optional Pre & Post tours do not include meals to provide you the maximum amount of freedom of choice.
Travel Protection Program: Golden Anchor Trips is very unique in that your trip travel protection program is free. Pre-existing condition is waived with your deposit. Your enrollment is automatic with participation in our group travel program. The premium is included for the base cost of the Tour or CruiseTour. Your Travel Protection includes Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Travel Delay, Baggage & Personal Effects Coverage, Accident & Sickness Medical Expense Coverage, Emergency Evacuation & Repatriation Coverage, and world-wide assistance from Travel Insured. See the trip protection plan policy for complete details of coverage. IF you would like to increase your trip protection coverage contact Travel Insured or your travel agent for exact details. Golden Anchor Trips HIGHLY recommends the addition of CANCEL FOR ANY REASON optional supplement.
What's Not Included: There are some things that are not possible to include. Items of a personal nature (like beverages, shopping, gratuities and the like) are NOT included in your price. Also travel components (like currency conversion, air departures taxes departing a foreign country, local taxes and on-site resort fees in some some cities that can't be prepaid, VISA's, passport application, airline baggage fees and the like) are NOT included in your price.