Group posted: 3/11/2019
CANADA & NEW ENGLAND FALL FOLIAGE BOSTON TO MONTREAL (OR REVERSE) ON NORWEGIAN GEM
09/06/2019 - 10/04/2019
10-day CruiseTOUR from $1,599 with $99 LOW-cost AIR!
GOLDEN ANCHOR TRIPS... So Much Included! LOW-cost Air from $99, Breakfast, Cancellation Travel Protection, Escorted, MORE!
GOLDEN ANCHOR TRIPS PRESENTS
CANADA & NEW ENGLAND FALL FOLIAGE
BOSTON TO MONTREAL (OR REVERSE)
aboard NCL’s Norwegian Gem
Boston ~ Bar Harbor, Maine ~ Saint John, New Brunswick ~ Halifax, Nova Scotia ~ Sydney, Nova Scotia ~ Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island ~ World Famous Saguenay River & Marine Park ~ St Lawrence Seaway ~ Quebec City, Quebec ~ Montreal Pre/Post Tour
SO MUCH Is Included ~ LOW-cost Air Add on Cities from just $99 ~ FREE Travel & Cancellation Protection ~ Breakfast Daily ~ FREE Escorted Experience ~ And so much more!
10 Day CANADA & NEW ENGLAND FALL FOLIAGE BOSTON TO MONTREAL (or reverse) CruiseTOUR from just $1,699. 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/from Montreal (and return to/from Boston). Your leisurely paced CruiseTOUR features your comprehensive Trip Cancellation & Interruption Travel Protection 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 Boston & Canada.
Enjoy an exciting 8 Day cruise aboard NCL’s Norwegian Gem. Best of all no need to worry about planning meals as you enjoy Breakfast & Dinner daily (FREE MEAL PACKAGE) while in Canada. Your comprehensive sightseeing will include the best of the St Lawrence River to/from Quebec City. Experience a 2-night Montreal stay with sightseeing AND breakfast/dinner daily..
Fall Foliage is the best time of the year to visit and this CruiseTOUR is the ABSOLUTE BEST VALUE for a first-class experience. These are special 2019 departures so we recommend you act fast!
TRIP ITINERARY: September 6, 2019, September 20, 2019 and October 4, 2019
Day 1 | Fly to Boston & Board Norwegian Gem
Today you fly to Boston to begin a wonderful Canada New England Fall Foliage experience. You are transferred from the airport to the ship when Golden AnchorTrips has arranged your air. Your cruise aboard Norwegian Gem begins as you board the ship. Board NCL’s Norwegian Gem for a 7-night cruise. 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.
Day 2 | Cruise: Bar Harbor, Maine
8 am – 5 pm. Bar Harbor sits on Mount Desert Island, just off the rugged coast of Maine. It is surrounded by Acadia National Park, where beaches, forests and granite cliffs makeup some of the country's most beautiful scenery. Visitors can cruise Frenchman's Bay, join a whale-watching adventure or enjoy a New England lobster bake. In town, there are shops, museums and art galleries to explore.
Day 3 | Cruise: Halifax, Nova Scotia
9 am – 6 pm. This city's seafaring roots run deep. Displays at the Maritime Museum include models of vessels and a Titanic exhibit. Excursions visit the Citadel National Historic Park, the Nova Scotia Museum, St. Paul's Anglican Church and the Historic Properties. Many tourists make the short trip to the Bay of Fundy or Peggy's Cove.
Day 4 | Cruise: Sydney, Nova Scotia
9 am – 6 pm. Nova Scotia means New Scotland, and the sound of bagpipes is not uncommon here. Early Scottish settlers felt the land resembled home. The most popular excursion is a trip to the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Park, an amazing re-creation of a 1744 French fortress. Bird-watchers will want to venture out to Bird Islands to spot the Atlantic puffin and bald eagle. The sinuous Cabot Trail along the coast offers one of the most dramatic drives in North America.
Day 5 | Cruise: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
9 am - 6 pm. Charlottetown is the capital city of Canada's smallest province, Prince Edward Island. This farming island is best known as the setting of "Anne of Green Gables," the famous 1908 novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Walking tours visit the 19th-century homes, and scenic drives pass through the island's fishing villages. Other major attractions include the House of Green Gables, Prince Edward Island National Park and the shipbuilding museum near Port Hill.
Day 6 | Cruise: Fun day at sea & St Lawrence Seaway
Day 7 | Cruise: Saguenay River National Marine Park
The Saguenay River is one of Quebec’s major rivers. It is bordered by steep cliffs and was once an important trade route during the French colonization of the Americas. The Saguenay River is home to many Beluga whales, which makes its mouth a popular spot for whale watching. The Greenland Shark has also been spotted in its waters. The Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park is located at the junction of the Saguenay and the St. Lawrence River.
Day 8 | Cruise: Arrive Quebec City & Travel to Montreal
Upon entering this provincial Canadian capital, visitors will think they've arrived in medieval Europe. The Lower Town lines the shore of the St. Lawrence River, while in the Upper Town, stone houses front cobblestone streets. The often-photographed Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac hotel overlooks the city from its high perch. Stops on sightseeing excursions include Petit Champlain, the oldest street in North America; Dufferin Terrace, with its superb views of the St. Lawrence River; the Citadel, built in 1820; and Montmorency Falls. Enjoy a scenic transfer to Montreal. Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Montreal hotel, Hotel Manoir Sherbrooke (or similar). You may upgrade to deluxe (4-star city center) Chateau Versailles (or similar) for just $99. Tonight, enjoy dinner in Montreal.
Day 9 | Montreal & Sightseeing
Breakfast is included this morning. Today you enjoy a tour of this magical city. The largest French speaking city in the world outside of France will show you all the most famous sights including Mont Royal, nearly 500-year-old village gates, Canada’s first and most prestigious university, McGill; the largest Notre Dame cathedral outside of France and much more. Tonight, dinner is included.
Day 10 | Montreal / Fly to USA
Breakfast is included this morning. Today you are transferred to the airport when Golden Anchor Trips has arranged your air. Fly home with many wonderful memories of your Fall Foliage experience in Canada New England.
TRIP ITINERARY: September 11, 2019
Day 1 | Fly to Montreal
Day 2 | Montreal & Sightseeing
Day 3 | Montreal to Quebec City / Board Norwegian Gem
Day 4 | Cruise: Fun day at sea
Day 5 | Cruise: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Day 6 | Cruise: Sydney, Nova Scotia
Day 7 | Cruise: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Day 8 | Cruise: Saint John, New Brunswick
Day 9 | Cruise: Bar Harbor, Maine
Day 10 | Cruise: Arrive Boston / Fly home
Rates from $1,699
Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
Government taxes & fees of $188.92 for September 11, 2019 and $169.98 for September 6, 20 and October 4 departures are additional.
All categories are available aboard the ship for small supplements. 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.
Rates were valid on September 11, 2019 departure and are subject to change. Rates for other departures are slightly higher.
PAYMENTS: $800 PP deposit due upon booking. If there are any additional air or travel protection costs they must be added to the deposit amount. Final Payment due 120 days prior to departure.
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 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 Trips price. 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 $99 for Boston, Orlando, South Florida, Tampa. add $149 for Buffalo, New York. add $199 for Baltimore, Chicago, Hartford, Philadelphia, Washington. add $249 for Atlanta, Birmingham, Charlotte, Cleveland, Columbus OH, Detroit, Indianapolis, Louisville, Memphis, Milwaukee, Nashville, New Orleans, Pittsburg, Raleigh, Richmond. add $299 for Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Oklahoma City, San Antonio, St. Louis. add $349 for Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland OR, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Seattle. NOTE: all rates are per person.
Transfers Are Available Even If You Don’t Participate in our Low-cost Air Program: You may purchase round-trip transfers in Montreal & Boston for just $49 per person. You must provide your exact air schedule no later than 60 days prior to trip departure.
NCL’S NORWEGIAN GEM: Special 7-night cruise aboard Norwegian Gem sailing from Boston to Quebec City (or reverse). 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.
FIRST CLASS (3 Star) HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: 2 nights Montreal are included. You can upgrade to deluxe 4-star city center accommodations just $99 per person Double, $198 per person Single, $79 per person 3rd/4th.
FREE MEAL PACKAGE: Many Meals ALL Breakfasts.. The cost of meals while you are traveling is a substantial cost. That is already included in your Golden Anchor TRIPS price. 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 for Pre Tour.
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 IS ’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 protection FREE (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 $1501 to $2000 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):
$2001 - $2500 per person $35 supplement
$2501 - $3000 per person $70 supplement
$3001 - $3500 per person $105 supplement
$3501 - $4000 per person $140 supplement
$4001 - $4500 per person $175 supplement
$4501 - $5000 per person $210 supplement
$5001 - $5500 per person $245 supplement
$5501 - $6000 per person $280 supplement
$6001 - $6500 per person $315 supplement
$6501 - $7000 per person $350 supplement
$7001 - $7500 per person $385 supplement
$7501 - $8000 per person $420 supplement
$8001 - $8500 per person $455 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 optional CANCEL 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:
$1501 - $2000 per person $57 supplement
$2001 - $2500 per person $77 supplement
$2501 - $3000 per person $97 supplement
$3001 - $3500 per person $117 supplement
$3501 - $4000 per person $137 supplement
$4001 - $4500 per person $157 supplement
$4501 - $5000 per person $177 supplement
$5001 - $5500 per person $197 supplement
$5501 - $6000 per person $217 supplement
$6001 - $6500 per person $237 supplement
$6501 - $7000 per person $257 supplement
$7001 - $7500 per person $277 supplement
$7501 - $8000 per person $297 supplement
$8001 - $8500 per person $317 supplement
$8501 - $9000 per person $337 supplement
$9001 - $8500 per person $357 supplement
$9501 - $10000 per person $377 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/from Montreal and to/from Boston from many USA and other 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.
About NCL’s Norwegian Gem: The Norwegian Gem boasts a multitude of amenities and services. Generously equipped with 12 restaurants and 11 bars and lounges, the ship offers guests the opportunity to explore different entertainment and dining venues each night. Enjoy the contemporary atmosphere of the Magenta Main Dining room, which features fabulous artwork and walls that subtly change color, dine on Asian specialties in the Orchid Garden Asian Restaurant or grab a quick meal at Topsiders Grill. When it’s time to let loose, visit Bliss, the ship’s lively lounge and nightclub, or recap the day’s events over cocktails in the art-deco Shakers Martini & Cocktail Bar. Don’t miss out on the four-lane, mood-lit bowling alley or the Yin and Yang Spa & Beauty Salon, which features a full array of spa treatments. Additional amenities include a tennis court, fitness center, enclosed nets where golfers can practice their drive, casino, theater and exclusive Haven. Perfect for families, the Gem has extensive youth facilities for kids of all ages, and a large number of connecting staterooms and suites to accommodate any group.
Why Fall Foliage: Cruising Canada & New England in the Fall is the premium and best time of the year to do so. Of course, you will enjoy the change of leaves that will provide a colorful backdrop to your CruiseTOUR experience. But fall brings festivals and more festivals. Your ports of call and your land experience in Quebec and Montreal will enjoy many special events and festivals. It is a must-see time to visit the Canadian Maritimes and America’s New England region.
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: Breakfast 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). 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.