What’s Included

Peace of mind – know the full cost of your holiday before you leave home.

Canadian dollar fares

You have no currency exchange headaches.

No hidden fees – even the taxes are included

All taxes (yes, even the HST) airport transfers, meals as listed, sightseeing, flights, transfers, gratuities, entry fees, visas, and all other items listed on this page are included. Most guests say they return home with most of their spending money.

Private car home pick up service

Enjoy a private car (where available), a friendly driver to help with your luggage and a smooth ride to and from the airport. If you prefer, meet us at the airport, choose an overnight stay at the Toronto Airport Hilton or a credit for the service. The choice is yours.

Return airfare or an air credit

You benefit most from use of our scheduled, reputable carriers. We can help customize your air program, or you can take our air credit and meet us there!

Gratuities

Gratuities on all included items are handled by our Journey Manager. Even the gratuity to your home pick up driver is tastefully taken care of. Leave your wallet in your pocket.

Outstanding accommodation

Each property is inspected to ensure it becomes part of your experience, not just a place to sleep. Quality means comfort, location, character, and family-owned when we can, great amenities and of course, the most inspiring staff to make you feel welcome.

Professional Journey Managers

These charismatic people travel with you to ensure your holiday operates smoothly. They are paid professionals who concentrate on your holiday, not on their own. They all have the spirit of adventure and love doing those little extras. They are knowledgeable, courteous, kind, trained in first aid, and most importantly, they help in an emergency, they don’t just pop you in a taxi and say “good luck”.

Visas for Canadian citizens

Relax, we take care of the deadlines, photocopies and standing in line. Your documents are securely couriered between your home and the consulate. No hassles for you. Guests from outside Canada will receive a credit for this service.

 

Local guides for the local perspective

In a foreign land, the accent should be foreign! A personal perspective from a local guide allows you to become part of the local community. Our local guides are handpicked. Better experience, superb value.

Exceptional private excursions & YouChoose

Our personal relationships with local experts enable us to provide you with the most interesting and educational experiences. Enjoy a cooking class, flight seeing, visiting a local family for lunch, a private concert or a surprise wine tasting in a centuries old, family-owned cellar. In many locations, YouChoose the activity.

Fuel surcharges

Most journeys include the current, known fuel surcharges at time of printing (where noted).

Entry fees

Skip the ticket line and walk in, enjoy the listed exhibits, museums and shows. Your Journey Manager takes care of any fees.

Dining

Experience local cuisine in unique locations. Dining is carefully orchestrated to represent the local atmosphere in comfort. Often, the local cuisine has a ‘twist’ catering to the Canadian palette. On select journeys, guests asked for free time during an included meal to take advantage of local surroundings at their own pace. We listened! In many locations, our unique dine around programs offer unlimited choices.

Our famous surprises

All inclusions are not shown on the itinerary. Enjoy our famous surprises that pop up unexpectedly along the way.

Not included? – Very little

Insurance

Insurance needs to work for your benefit, not the benefit of a group or as revenue for your travel company. Let us help you choose what is best for you. Our long time relationship with Reliable Life Insurance provides many benefits. We always recommend cancellation and emergency medical insurance.

Items of a personal nature

It’s simply not possible to include everything for everyone, but we sure try! Personal items may include sightseeing on your own, shopping, a cool afternoon pint ashore, or perhaps a treat along the way. (We are well known for our little surprises!)

Fuel surcharge increases

If supplier fuel surcharges increase or change, we must pass this on to our guests.

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