SPAIN TRANSATLANTIC TO FLORIDA CruiseTOUR aboard Vision of the Seas
10/12/2018 - 10/31/2018
20-day CruiseTOUR from $2089 with $249 LOW-cost AIR!
52 GREAT TRIPS... So Much Included! LOW-cost Air from $99, Most Meals, Cancellation Travel Protection PLUS Cancel For ANY Reason, Escorted, MORE!
…One of 52 GREAT TRIPS
SPAIN TRANSATLANTIC TO FLORIDA
aboard Royal Caribbean Vision of the Seas
Madrid & Barcelona Pre Tour ~ Cartagena, Spain ~ Malaga & Costa del Sol, Spain ~ Ponta Delgada, Madeira, Portugal ~ Nassau, Bahamas ~ FREE Florida Pier Transfers home
SO MUCH Is Included ~ LOW-cost Air Add on Cities from just $249 ~ FREE Travel & Cancellation Travel Protection Plan plus Cancel For ANY Reason option ~ FREE Meal Package ~ FREE Escorted Experience ~ And so much more!
20 Day SPAIN TRANSATLANTIC CruiseTOUR from just $2089. LOW-cost Air is available from Many USA cities! This amazing trip is a 52 GREAT TRIPS EXCLUSIVE and SO MUCH is Included! You will fly (LOW-COST AIR) to Madrid (and return from South Florida). Your leisurely paced CruiseTOUR features your comprehensive Trip Cancellation & Interruption Travel 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 Spain & Florida.
Enjoy an exciting 14 Day cruise aboard Royal Caribbean Vision of the Seas. Best of all no need to worry about planning meals as you enjoy Breakfast & Dinner daily (FREE MEAL PACKAGE) while in Spain. Your comprehensive sightseeing will include the best the Madrid & Barcelona. Experience a 3-night Madrid stay with sightseeing and 2-night Barcelona stay with sightseeing. This CruiseTOUR is the ABSOLUTE BEST VALUE for a first-class experience. This is the ONLY 2018 departure so we recommend you act fast!
TRIP ITINERARY: Departs October 12, 2018
Day 1 | LOW-cost Air USA to Madrid
Fly from Select USA cities to Madrid (other cities on request).
Day 2 | Arrive Madrid / Welcome dinner
Upon arrival FREE TRANSFERS are included from Madrid airport to your hotel. Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Madrid hotel, Hotel Europa (or similar). You may upgrade to deluxe (4-star city center) Eurostars Plaza Mayor (or similar). Tonight, enjoy welcome dinner in Madrid and meet your Tour Escort and fellow CruiseTOUR participants.
Day 3 | Madrid Sightseeing
Breakfast is included this morning. Today you enjoy a tour of this wonderful capital. Madrid is such an important influence on the new world. Your tour will show you the best of Parliament, the National Bullring, Fiesta Plaza and more. The afternoon is free for your own pursuits.. Tonight, dinner is included.
Day 4 | Madrid at leisure
Breakfast is included this morning. Today you enjoy a free day to explore Madrid as you see fit. There are many sightseeing options available and your Escort will be able to assist you. Tonight, dinner is included.
Day 5 | Madrid to Barcelona
Breakfast is included this morning. Today you will travel to Barcelona. Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Barcelona hotel, NH Barcelona Centro Hotel (or similar). You may upgrade to deluxe (4-star city center) Tryp Barcelona Apolo (or similar). Tonight, enjoy welcome dinner in Barcelona.
Day 6 |Barcelona Sightseeing
Breakfast is included this morning. Today you enjoy a tour of this beautiful city. Barcelona is the most visited city on the Med. Your tour will show you the best of Las Ramblas, Revolutionary Square and more. The afternoon is free for your own pursuits.. Tonight, dinner is included.
Day 7 | Barcelona / Transfers to Pier / board Vision of the Seas
Breakfast is included this morning. You will be transferred to Barcelona cruise ship pier and board Vision of the Seas for a 13-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 8 | Cruising: Cartagena, Spain
11 am – 8 pm. Cartagena is covered in castles and swept by the breeze of the Mediterranean Sea, brimming with over 3,000 years of history. Discover the Teatro Romano, which is in the process of being excavated and is considered one of the most important theaters in Spain. Don't forget to visit the port, where the modernist town hall is located, as well as several monuments and the first submarine ever to be launched in the world.
Day 9 | Cruising: Malaga & Costa del Sol, Spain
9 am – 8 pm. Malaga is a peaceful port on Spain's famous Costa del Sol. Visitors can spend time in the seaside cafes and stroll the palm-lined waterfront. The Moorish fortresses and the Museo de Bellas Artes, home to some of Picasso's paintings, are among the most prominent attractions here. An excursion to the interior offers views of the mountain villages of Mijas and the grand Alhambra castle.
Day 10 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea
Day 11 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea
Day 12 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea
Day 13 | Cruising: Ponta Delgada, Madeira, Portugal
7 am – 4 pm. One of nine Azores Islands sitting in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, Ponta Delgada has a lush landscape that produces such unexpected flora as camellias, azaleas, hydrangeas and flame-colored wild ginger lilies. Hot springs and geysers that spew clouds of sulfurous smoke may be natural safety valves that have kept the volcanoes relatively quiet since the 17th century.
Day 14 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea
Day 15 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea
Day 16 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea
Day 17 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea
Day 18 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea
Day 19 | Cruising: Nassau
9 am – 6 pm. This capital city is a constant reminder of British influence in the Bahamas. Shoppers will want to hit the famous straw market, while those looking for some relaxation will find their place on the white-sand beaches of Paradise Island. Snorkeling and diving excursions and outings to Crystal Cay and Blue Lagoon Island also are popular. Ships dock just steps from downtown, making it easy to explore on foot.
Day 20 | Arrive Miami - Fly Home - Transfers to Florida City
This morning you arrive at the Miami pier. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home with many wonderful memories of your trip to Spain Transatlantic to Florida. Florida guests will enjoy FREE transfers to select cities. Residents of Dade & Broward County will enjoy transfers from the pier to their home. < NOTE FOR FLORIDA RESIDENTS: to have a transfer from the Miami Pier to Select Florida Cities you must select that drop off city or select NO TRANSPORTATION provided. >
Rates from $2089
Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
Government taxes & fees of $126.22 are additional.
All categories are available aboard the ship. 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 are valid for: October 12, 2018 departure
Rates were valid on March 26, 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.
Deposit is non-refundable
120 - 91 days prior 50%
90 - 61 days prior 75%
Within 60 days 100%
WHAT’S INCLUDED & what’s not included…
SO MUCH IS INCLUDED! Just compare Great 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. Great 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 52 Great 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 52 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 $249 for Miami, Orlando, Tampa. add $349 for Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, New York, Washington. add $399 for Baltimore, Birmingham, Boston, Buffalo, Cleveland, Columbus OH, Detroit, Hartford, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Louisville, Memphis, Milwaukee, Nashville, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Pittsburg, Raleigh, Richmond, West Palm Beach. add $449 for Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Oklahoma City, San Antonio, St Louis. add $499 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 Madrid and South Florida for just $49 per person. You must provide your exact air schedule no later than 60 days prior to trip departure.
ROYAL CARIBBEAN VISION OF THE SEAS: Special 13-night cruise aboard Vision of the Seas sailing from Barcelona to Miami. 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: 5 nights (3 nights Madrid & 2 nights Barcelona) are included. You can upgrade to deluxe 4-star city center accommodations just $249 per person Double, $498 per person Single, $199 per person 3rd/4th. NOTE: all rates are per person.
FREE MEAL PACKAGE: Most Meals including ALL Breakfasts, and ALL Dinners. The cost of meals while you are traveling is a substantial cost. That is already included in your 52 GREAT 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! Meals package is not included for 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.
FREE TRANSFERS FROM FT LAUDERDALE PIER TO SELECT FLORIDA CITIES: Guests with USA air cities (not Florida) you will be transferred from Ft Lauderdale pier to local airport. Residents of Broward & Dade County will be transferred from Ft Lauderdale pier to your home residence. Florida residents will be transferred to select Florida cities. If you do not wish a transfer you must select NO RETURN TRANSFER. Otherwise transfers will be provided to your choice of Boca Raton, Clearwater, Daytona Beach, Ft Myers, Fort Pierce, Leesburg, Melbourne, Naples, New Port Richey, Ocala, Orlando, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, St Petersburg, Stuart, Sun City Center, Tampa, Venice, Vero Beach, The Villages, West Palm Beach.
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 ’GREAT TRIPS’ ALL ABOUT…
SO MUCH IS INCLUDED! Just compare 52 Great 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. 52 Great 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*: 52 Great 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 $2001 to $2500 per person. ADD CANCEL FOR ANY REASON PROTECTION FOR JUST $73 (*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:
$2501 - $3000 per person $35 supplement + $20 Cancel for ANY REASON
$3001 - $3500 per person $70 supplement + $40 Cancel for ANY REASON
$3501 - $4000 per person $105 supplement + $60 Cancel for ANY REASON
$4001 - $4500 per person $140 supplement + $80 Cancel for ANY REASON
$4501 - $5000 per person $175 supplement + $100 Cancel for ANY REASON
$5001 - $5500 per person $210 supplement + $120 Cancel for ANY REASON
$5501 - $6000 per person $245 supplement + $140 Cancel for ANY REASON
$6001 - $6500 per person $280 supplement + $160 Cancel for ANY REASON
$6501 - $7000 per person $315 supplement + $180 Cancel for ANY REASON
$7001 - $7500 per person $350 supplement + $200 Cancel for ANY REASON
$7501 - $8000 per person $385 supplement + $220 Cancel for ANY REASON
$8001 - $8500 per person $420 supplement + $240 Cancel for ANY REASON
$8501 - $9000 per person $455 supplement + $260 Cancel for ANY REASON
$9001 - $8500 per person $490 supplement + $280 Cancel for ANY REASON
$9501 - $10000 per person $525 supplement + $300 Cancel for ANY REASON
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.
52 GREAT 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 Madrid and from South Florida from many USA and other gateways to participate in this trip. We can provide hotel & transfers before or after the tour. Ask your 52 Great Trips agent for details.
LEISURELY PACED TRAVEL EXPERIENCES ARE ALREADY INCLUDED: While many trips shuttle their guest from destination to destination, the 52 Great 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 52 Great 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
Escort or Host: Either way you are going to get local knowledge on the destination you are visiting. We provide a special 52 Great 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 52 Great Trips is to be inclusive with meals. This means providing Breakfast & Dinner 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: 52 Great 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. 52 Great 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.