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ANAHEIM, CA, October 12, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Trafalgar (www.trafalgar.com), the Insider of guided vacations, is excited to announce the launch of their 2013 CostSaver brochure for Europe & Britain, packed with 34 cost-effective vacations, including 5 new itineraries to Italy, Spain, Britain and Germany. CostSaver offers the best features of a Trafalgar guided vacation, from expertly-planned itineraries to services of a Travel Director and luxury coach transportation, for as low as $122 per day. At the same time, CostSaver offers more free time and flexibility for guests to select from optional excursions, many of which are included on a First Class itinerary, should they choose to do so.
The CostSaver brochure offers travelers overall savings of up to 30% versus the cost of arranging an independent vacation. To help guests save even more, Trafalgar has enhanced its 10% Early Payment Discount for 2013, which offers guests savings of up to $1,060 on 2013 CostSaver itineraries booked and paid by December 27th, 2012!* Plus, past guests save up to $1,500 per couple by combining the 10% Early Payment Discount with their 5% Past Guest discount.
Taste of Britain
Lovers of all things Brit will be drawn to the 6-day Taste of Britain trip, heading to all the cultural hot-spots throughout England and Scotland. Starting and departing from London, guests also spend their days exploring Cambridge, York, Liverpool, and Edinburgh. Booklovers will delight in a visit to see everything Shakespeare in Stratford-Upon-Avon, where they'll see the Bard's home in the town where he wrote most of his greatest works. In York, guests explore the old walls of the city and make their way through the quaint narrow streets to York Minster, one of the most beautiful Gothic cathedrals in the world. In their free time, guests can try a traditional Scottish feast of haggis, neeps and tatties in Edinburgh or get their royal fix at Buckingham Palace in London. Other highlights of the trip include a trip to Hadrian's Wall, sightseeing with a Local Guide in Edinburgh and a visit to Liverpool to see the home of The Beatles.
Highlights of the Italian Lakes
One of five new CostSaver itineraries, the 10-day Highlights of the Italian Lakes introduces travelers to the more remote parts of Italy, outside of the bustling cities. Starting and ending in fashionable Milan, guests join a Local Guide for a sightseeing tour of the city before heading off to explore Italy's shimmering lake towns. Passengers visit Italy's largest lake, Lake Garda, for breathtaking scenery and an included picturesque drive before heading to the quaint and colorful town of Limone, located on the banks of Garda. Other bodies of water visited include Lake Maggiore, Lake Lugano, Lake Iseo and Lake Como, where guests are treated to a cruise to the lake community of Bellagio. Next, guests head to charming Verona, where they'll get an orientation tour and see Juliet's balcony, as well as the Roman arena.
Highlights of Germany
Travelers looking for the best of what Germany has to offer can book the 13-day Highlights of Germany, based on the Best of Germany itinerary from the First Class brochure. With the same quality of service and expertise knowledge as its predecessor, this itinerary offers fantastic group sightseeing as well as free time for guests to create their own sightseeing schedule. Starting and ending in charming Frankfurt, guests immerse themselves in the cultures of some of Germany's most fascinating cities, including Munich, Rothenburg, Dresden and Heidelberg to name a few. A Local Guide in Berlin ensures that guests don't miss any of the sights as they learn about the monuments, memorials and social history of the re-united city. Highlights of the trip include a picturesque cruise along the Rhine with views of medieval hilltop castles, a trip to Oberammergau (home of the Passion Play) and a scenic drive through the legendary Black Forest.
"Trafalgar's CostSaver brochure is a great choice for travelers looking for a cost-effective way to visit Europe, whilst still seeing all the main attractions and having access to the expertise of Trafalgar's Travel Directors and Local Guides," says Paul Wiseman, President of Trafalgar USA. "Plus, Trafalgar Costsaver guests can save even more by booking 2013 summer vacations early to get up to 10% off the cost of their vacation and secure what have been historically lower airfares."
For more information, please contact your local Travel Agent, call 866-544-4434 or visit www.trafalgar.com. Follow Trafalgar on Twitter at @TrafalgarTalk or @TrafalgarUSA and check us out on Facebook.
*Save up to $1,060 per couple ($530 per person) is based on Trafalgar's Early Payment Discount when full payment is received by December 27, 2012. Early Payment Discount savings will vary by itinerary and is not valid on all vacations and/or departure dates - see 2013 CostSaver brochure for valid dates and savings amounts. Sample savings is based on Trafalgar's European Discoverer itinerary departing 06/09/13. Discount is not valid with other promotional offers, but may be combined with most brochure discounts. Subject to availability and offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Other conditions apply. ^Save up to $1,060 per couple ($530 per person) based on Travel Club Discount (Frequent Traveler Discount) and Early Payment Discount for European Discoverer departing 06/09/13. Travel Club Discount valid one per person, per year; not applicable on all itineraries; must be booked within 5 years of last trip; other conditions apply. **Prices are per person, land only and based on double occupancy.
About Trafalgar: Trafalgar is the world's leading guided vacation company offering exceptional quality and value itineraries to a range of exciting destinations. With some 65 years of experience and unrivaled local expertise, Trafalgar provides an authentic insider's view to create truly unique travel experiences in Europe, Britain and Eastern Mediterranean, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, China, Mexico, Central and South America, USA and Canada.
2007 to 2011: Winner, Best International Tour Operator, Travel Weekly Readers' Choice Awards
2010, 2011, 2012: Winner, Best Tour Operator, Europe, TravelAge West WAVE Awards
2010, 2011: Winner, Travel Weekly Gold Magellan Awards
Marie Anne MacRae
Director, Public Relations
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