BRITAIN TRANSATLANTIC TO FLORIDA CruiseTOUR aboard Independence of the Seas

10/24/2018 - 11/11/2018

19-day CruiseTOUR from $1859 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

BRITAIN TRANSATLANTIC TO FLORIDA

aboard Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas

 

London Pre Tour ~ St Maarten ~ St Thomas ~ San Juan ~ Labadee, Haiti ~ Ft Lauderdale ~ Optional 5 Day Best of Paris Pre Tour or 8 Day Best of Ireland & Scotland Pre Tour ~ FREE Florida Pier Transfers home*

 

SO MUCH Is Included ~ LOW-cost Air Add on Cities  ~ FREE Travel & Cancellation Travel Protection Plan plus Cancel For ANY Reason Option ~ FREE Meal Package ~ FREE Escorted Experience ~ And so much more!

 

19 Day BRITAIN TRANSATLANTIC CruiseTOUR from just $1859. LOW-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 London (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 London & Florida.  

 

Enjoy an exciting 15 Day cruise aboard Royal Caribbean Independence of the Seas. Best of all no need to worry about planning meals as you enjoy Breakfast & Dinner daily (FREE MEAL PACKAGE) while in London.  Your comprehensive sightseeing will include the best the London.  Experience a 3-night London stay with sightseeing.

 

You can even add an optional 5-day pre tour of Best of Paris or a 8-day Best of Ireland & Scotland. This CruiseTOUR is the ABSOLUTE BEST VALUE for a first-class experience.  This is the ONLY 2018 departure so we recommend you act fast!
 

ITINERARY..............................................
 

TRIP ITINERARY: Departs October 24, 2018

 

Day 1 | LOW-cost Air USA to London

 

Fly from Select USA cities to London (other cities on request).  

 

Day 2 | Arrive London  / Welcome dinner

 

Upon arrival FREE TRANSFERS are included from London airport to your hotel. Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) London hotel, Morgan Hotel (or similar). You may upgrade to deluxe (4-star city center) Park Grand London Lancaster Gate (or similar) for just $149. Tonight, enjoy welcome dinner in London and meet your Tour Escort and fellow CruiseTOUR participants.

 

Day 3 | London & Sightseeing

 

Breakfast is included this morning.  Today you enjoy a tour of this wonderful capital.  London is America’s most important historical heart outside the USA.  You tour will show you the best of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, the Thames and more.  The afternoon is free for your own pursuits.. Tonight, dinner is included.

 

Day 4 | London at leisure

 

Breakfast is included this morning.  Today you enjoy a free day to explore London 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 | London  / Transfers to Southampton Pier  / board Independence of the Seas

 

Breakfast is included this morning.  You will be transferred to London’s cruise ship pier and board Independence of the Seas for a 14-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 6 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 7 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 8 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 9 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 10 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 11 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 12 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 13 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 14 | Cruising: St Maarten

 

7 am – 6 pm.  Flying two flags, this island is half-French and half-Dutch. Cruise ships more commonly call on the Dutch side of St. Maarten, known for its shop-lined, narrow lanes and daytime casinos. Island tours, cruising on an America's Cup yacht and snorkeling excursions are offered in Philipsburg. Golfers should check out Mullet Bay.

 

Day 15 | Cruising: St Thomas

 

7 am – 5 pm.  This beautiful tropical island offers pristine beaches lapped by turquoise waters. The picturesque harbor town of Charlotte Amalie is known for its great duty-free shopping. The most popular shore excursions include island tours, a day at the beach at Magen's Bay, scuba diving and snorkeling expeditions.

 

Day 16 | Cruising: San Juan

 

7 am – 3 pm.  Old San Juan is rich in Spanish tradition, with cobblestone streets and colonial architecture. This part of the Puerto Rican city is easily seen on foot, and cruise passengers can shop for handcrafted works or relax in a shaded park. New San Juan is distinctly elegant with lavish resorts, great restaurants and grand casinos. Visitors in San Juan can join an excursion to El Yunque, the only tropical rainforest in the U.S. national forest system. Adventurous travelers will want to partake in a deep-sea fishing, snorkeling or diving excursion.

 

Day 17 | Cruising: Labadee, Haiti

 

10 am – 6 pm.  Labadee is Royal Caribbean’s private beach paradise, located on the north coast of Hispaniola. Visitors can participate in a number of beach activities including parasailing, kayaking, snorkeling or just relaxing and taking in the beautiful coast and surrounding mountains and foliage. Labadee also offers a floating Aqua Park and local shops so visitors can take home souvenirs to remember this gorgeous destination.

 

Day 18 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 19 | Arrive Ft Lauderdale - Fly Home - Transfers to Florida City

This morning you arrive at the Ft Lauderdale pier.  You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home with many wonderful memories of your trip to Italy 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. >


 

Pre Tour - BEST OF PARIS  

5 Days / 4 Nights – October 21 - 25, 2018

$399 Double, $649 Single, $299 3rd/4th

(Upgrade to deluxe 4-star city center accommodations in Paris for $149 Double, $298 Single, $99 3rd/4th).

 

Day 1 | Overnight Flight USA to Paris

Fly from Select USA cities to Paris (other cities on request).

 

Day 2 | Arrive Paris and Transfer to Paris hotel

Upon arrival FREE TRANSFERS are included from Paris airport to your hotel. Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Paris hotel, Acacias Etoile (or similar). You may upgrade to deluxe (4-star city center) AC Hotel Paris Porte Maillot (or similar)

 

Day 3 | Paris Sightseeing

Paris is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.  Today enjoy a tour that features world famous Louvre Museum, Eiffel Tower, West Bank and more.  The afternoon is available for you own pursuits.

 

Day 4 | Paris at leisure

You have an entire day to enjoy this beautiful city.

 

Day 5 | Paris to London

Today travel north across beautiful Champagne and Normandy regions.  It won’t be long until your arrival in London where you will meet your fellow CruiseTOUR participants.

 

Pre Tour - BEST OF IRELAND & SCOTLAND  / Dublin & Edinburgh

8 Days / 7 Nights – October 18 - 25, 2018

$899 Double, $1399 Single, $799 3rd/4th

(Upgrade to deluxe 4-star city center accommodations in Dublin & Edinburgh for $299 Double, $598 Single, $249 3rd/4th).

 

Day 1 | Overnight Flight USA to Dublin

Fly from Select USA cities to Dublin (other cities on request).

 

Day 2 | Arrive Dublin and Transfer to Dublin hotel

Upon arrival FREE TRANSFERS are included from Dublin airport to your hotel. Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Dublin hotel, Paramount Hotel (or similar). You may upgrade to deluxe (4-star city center) North Star Hotel (or similar)

 

Day 3 | Dublin Sightseeing

Dublin is the heart of St Patrick's Day and the soul of the Irish people.  Today enjoy a tour that features world famous Guinness distillery, the docklands and more.  The afternoon is available for you own pursuits.

 

Day 4 | Dublin at leisure

You have an entire day to enjoy this beautiful city.

 

Day 5 | Dublin to Edinburgh, Scotland

Today you will transfer to the Dublin airport and fly to Scotland.  Upon arrival in beautiful Edinburgh you will be transferred to your hotel. Check into your first class (3 star) Edinburgh hotel, Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City (or similar). You may upgrade to deluxe (4-star city center) Apex Waterloo Place (or similar).

 

Day 6 | Edinburgh Sightseeing

Edinburgh is Scotland’s most beautiful city and the gateway to the highlands.  Today enjoy a tour that features world famous Balmoral Castle, the Queen's Scottish residence, the Miracle Mile and of course the world famous Edinburgh Castle and more.  The afternoon is available for you own pursuits.

 

Day 7 | Edinburgh at leisure

You have an entire day to enjoy this beautiful city.

 

Day 8 | Edinburgh to London

Today travel south as it won’t be long until your arrival in London where you will meet your fellow CruiseTOUR participants.

 

PRICING..........................

 

CruiseTOUR RATES:
 

Rates from $1859

Rates are per person based on double occupancy.

Government taxes & fees of $111.60 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 24, 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.

 

CANCELLATION PENALTIES:

Deposit is non-refundable

120 - 91 days prior 50%

90 - 61 days prior 75%

Within 60 days 100%

 

INCLUSIONS..........................................

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED & what’s not included…

 

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.)

 

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 Chicago, New York.  add $399 for Atlanta, Baltimore, Birmingham, Boston, Buffalo, Charlotte, Cleveland, Columbus OH, Detroit, Hartford, Indianapolis, Louisville, Milwaukee, Nashville, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Richmond, Washington. add $449 for Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Memphis, 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 London and South Florida for just $69 per person.  You must provide your exact air schedule no later than 60 days prior to trip departure.

 

ROYAL CARIBBEAN INDEPENDENCE OF THE SEAS: Special 14-night cruise aboard Vision of the Seas sailing from London to Ft. Lauderdale. 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: 3 nights London are included. You can upgrade to deluxe 4-star city center accommodations just $149 per person Double.  NOTE: 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 pre-paid, VISA’s, passport application, airline baggage fees and the like) are NOT included in your price.

 

PACKAGE DETAILS..............................

 

WHAT IS ’52 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 $1501 to $2000 per person.  ADD CANCEL FOR ANY REASON PROTECTION FOR JUST $57 (*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    $35 supplement     + $20 Cancel for ANY REASON

    $2501 - $3000 per person    $70 supplement     + $20 Cancel for ANY REASON

    $3001 - $3500 per person    $105 supplement   + $20  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $3501 - $4000 per person    $140 supplement   + $20  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $4001 - $4500 per person    $175 supplement   + $20  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $4501 - $5000 per person    $210 supplement   + $20  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $5001 - $5500 per person    $245 supplement   + $20  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $5501 - $6000 per person    $280 supplement   + $20  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $6001 - $6500 per person    $315 supplement   + $20  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $6501 - $7000 per person    $350 supplement   + $20  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $7001 - $7500 per person    $385 supplement   + $20  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $7501 - $8000 per person    $420 supplement   + $20  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $8001 - $8500 per person    $455 supplement   + $20  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $8501 - $9000 per person    $490 supplement   + $20  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $9001 - $8500 per person    $525 supplement   + $20  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $9501 - $10000 per person $560 supplement + $20  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 London 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.

 

FAQ........................................................

 

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 pre-paid, VISA’s, passport application, airline baggage fees and the like) are NOT included in your price.

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