ITALY TRANSATLANTIC TO FLORIDA CruiseTOUR aboard Norwegian Star

11/01/2018 - 11/19/2018

19-day CruiseTOUR from $1569 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

ITALY TRANSATLANTIC TO FLORIDA

aboard NCL Norwegian Star

 

Rome Pre Tour ~ Barcelona, Spain, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal ~ St Maarten ~ Miami ~ Optional 6 Day Best of Italy Pre Tour ~ FREE Florida Pier Transfers home

 

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

 

19 Day ITALY TRANSATLANTIC CruiseTOUR from just $1569. 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 Rome (and return from South Florida). 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 Rome & Miami.

 

Enjoy an exciting 15 Day cruise aboard NCL’s Norwegian Star. Best of all no need to worry about planning meals as you enjoy Breakfast & Dinner daily (FREE MEAL PACKAGE) while in Italy.  Your comprehensive sightseeing will include the best the Rome.  Experience a 3-night Rome stay with sightseeing.

 

You can even add an optional 6-day pre tour of Best of Italy including Venice & Florence. 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 November 1, 2018

 

Day 1 | LOW-cost Air USA to Rome

 

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

 

Day 2 | Arrive Rome  / Welcome dinner

 

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

 

Day 3 | Rome & Sightseeing

 

Breakfast is included this morning.  Today you enjoy a tour of this magical city.  Rome is the cradle of ancient civilization. You tour will show you the best of Ancient Rome and Vatican City.  The afternoon is free for your own pursuits.. Tonight, dinner is included.

 

Day 4 | Rome at leisure

 

Breakfast is included this morning.  Today you enjoy a free day to explore Rome 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 | Rome  / Transfers to Civitavecchia Pier  / board Norwegian Star

 

Breakfast is included this morning.  You will be transferred to Rome’s cruise ship pier and board Norwegian Star 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: Barcelona

 

5 am – 5 pm.  The streets of Spain's cultural center are lined with tapas bars and cafes and filled with musicians. City tours take visitors to Gaudi's eccentric Church of the Holy Family, the 14th-century Gothic Quarter, the Picasso Museum and the Spanish Village.

 

Day 8 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 9 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 10 | Cruising: Funchal, Madeira, Portugal

 

8 am – 4 pm.  This city is the capital of the island of Madeira. Funchal, where rows of white houses climb the hillsides, is comprised of three distinct sections. The Old Zone, or Old Town, on the east side boasts historic architecture. The west side is the "touristy" hotel area, with attractions like the Casino Gardens, Quinta das Cruzes Museum and bustling Carriera Street. Between the two you'll find the city center, which brims with museums such as the Madeira Wine Institute.

 

Day 11 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 12 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 13 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 14 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 15 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 16 | Cruising: St. Maarten

 

10 am – 7 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 17 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 18 | Cruising: Fun Day at Sea

 

Day 19 | 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 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 ITALY  / Venice & Florence

6 Days / 5 Nights – October 28 - November 2, 2018

$799 Double, $1199 Single, $699 3rd/4th

(Upgrade to deluxe 4-star city center accommodations in Venice & Florence for $199 Double, $398 Single, $149 3rd/4th).

 

Day 1 | Overnight Flight USA to Venice

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

 

Day 2 | Arrive Venice and Transfer to Venice hotel

Upon arrival FREE TRANSFERS are included from Venice airport to your hotel. Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Venice hotel, Hotel Dell’Opera (or similar). You may upgrade to deluxe (4-star city center) Hotel Giorgione (or similar)

 

Day 3 | Venice Sightseeing

Venice is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.  Today enjoy a tour that features world famous St Mark's Square, the Grand Canal, Rialto Bridge and more.  The afternoon is available for you own pursuits.

 

Day 4 | Venice to Tuscany & Florence

Today you take a scenic journey south leaving Venice and into Tuscany.  This is considered the most beautiful region of Italy. Upon arrival check into the first class (3 star) Fiorino Florence Hotel (or similar).  You may upgrade to the deluxe (4-star city center) Strozzi Palace Hotel (or similar). Welcome to home of the Renaissance.

 

Day 5 | Florence Sightseeing

Florence is an artists dream and you enjoy it with a comprehensive tour today including the main square, the 2nd largest cathedral in Europe, the famous bridge over the River Po and much more.  The afternoon is free for your own leisure pursuits.

 

Day 6 | Florence to Rome

Today continue south as you travel across beautiful Tuscany.  It won’t be long until your arrival in ancient Rome where you will meet your fellow CruiseTOUR participants.

 

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

 

CruiseTOUR RATES:
 

Rates from $1569

Rates are per person based on double occupancy.

Government taxes & fees of $107.63 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: November 1, 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, Charlotte, Philadelphia. add $449 for Baltimore, Birmingham, Boston, Buffalo, Cleveland, Columbus OH, Detroit, Hartford, Indianapolis, Louisville, Milwaukee, Nashville, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Richmond, Washington. add $499 for Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Memphis, Oklahoma City, San Antonio, St Louis. add $549 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 Rome and South Florida for just $69 per person.  You must provide your exact air schedule no later than 60 days prior to trip departure.

 

NCL NORWEGIAN STAR: Special 14-night cruise aboard Norwegian Star sailing from Rome 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: 3 nights Rome are included. You can upgrade to deluxe 4-star city center accommodations just $149 per person Double, $298 per person Single, $99 per person 3rd/4th. 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! 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.

FREE TRANSFERS FROM MIAMI PIER TO SELECT FLORIDA CITIES:  Guests with USA air cities (not Florida) you will be transferred from Miami pier to local airport.  Residents of Broward & Dade County will be transferred from Miami 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, VISAs, 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     + $40 Cancel for ANY REASON

    $3001 - $3500 per person    $105 supplement   + $60  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $3501 - $4000 per person    $140 supplement   + $80  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $4001 - $4500 per person    $175 supplement   + $100  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $4501 - $5000 per person    $210 supplement   + $120  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $5001 - $5500 per person    $245 supplement   + $140  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $5501 - $6000 per person    $280 supplement   + $160  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $6001 - $6500 per person    $315 supplement   + $180  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $6501 - $7000 per person    $350 supplement   + $200  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $7001 - $7500 per person    $385 supplement   + $220  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $7501 - $8000 per person    $420 supplement   + $240  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $8001 - $8500 per person    $455 supplement   + $260  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $8501 - $9000 per person    $490 supplement   + $280  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $9001 - $8500 per person    $525 supplement   + $300  Cancel for ANY REASON

    $9501 - $10000 per person $560 supplement + $320  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 Rome 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..........................................................

 

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.

 

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