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Western Europe - 19 Night Fly, Stay, Cruise & Rail Package (CEL5867)

Experience a 7 night rail & stay journey from Edinburgh to London! Then join Celebrity Apex for 10 nights of cruising from Southampton to Barcelona!

Tour Departure: May 10, 2020


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Inside A$8063
Outside A$8214
Balcony A$8666

Highlights

Experience an amazing 7 night rail & stay journey from Edinburgh to London! Then join Celebrity Apex for 10 incredible nights of Western European cruising from Southampton to Barcelona!

Inclusions:

19 Night Package Includes:
  • Economy Class airfares from Australia to Edinburgh, returning from Barcelona
  • 7 night 'Ultimate Edinburgh & London' rail & stay package from Edinburgh to London
  • 10 night cruise from Southampton to Barcelona aboard Celebrity Apex
  • BONUS: US$400 on-board credit per stateroom
  • All on-board meals, entertainment and crew gratuities
  • 2 night post-cruise stay at the Hilton Barcelona, including breakfast
  • Private transfers between airport, hotel and port throughout^
  • All port charges, government fees and air taxes
7 Night 'Ultimate Edinburgh & London' rail & stay package includes:
  • 3 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Edinburgh*
  • 4 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in London*
  • Rail travel in standard class throughout
  • Skip the Line: Edinburgh Castle Entrance Ticket
  • Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Trip from Edinburgh
  • The London Pass
  • London Eye Ticket with Skip the Line
  • Scenic Thames Riverboat Return Journey from Windsor
*Accommodation is in 3 star hotels or higher, with options to upgrade for a supplement. The specific hotels will be advised at the time of booking.
^Transfers are not included between rail stations and hotels. These can be added upon request for a supplement.

Itinerary

Day 1 - 2: British Airways EX SYD MEL BNE ADL PER

Depart from either: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth

To: Europe

SPECIAL FARE

FARE TYPE: Economy Booking Classes Q/S

CHANGES/CANCELLATIONS/FEES: For further information refer to the Terms & Conditions located on our website.

CODE: BAEUR901AUWLZOJ1Y15

Sat 2 May 2020
Day 2: Private transfer from airport to hotel
Sun 3 May 2020
Day 2 - 9: 7 Night 'Ultimate Edinburgh & London' rail & stay package from Edinburgh to London

TRIP OVERVIEW


Discover the delights of two capital cities on one holiday by rail! First, visit the hilly Scottish capital with a vibrant medieval Old Town and astonishing natural beauty. Then, ride the rails through the green English countryside down to London, experiencing winding alleyways and classic landmarks, visiting royal homes, world-class museums and taking a boat tour down the River Thames.


HIGHLIGHTS

  • See London's favourite landmarks and monuments with a London Pass
  • Cruise down the Thames from Windsor, stopping to check out Windsor Castle along the way
  • Immerse yourself in history with a skip-the-line ticket to Edinburgh Castle
  • Uncover the beauty of the Scottish Highlands with a guided trip - including a visit to Loch Ness


PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 3 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Edinburgh*
  • 4 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in London*
  • Rail travel in standard class throughout
  • Skip the Line: Edinburgh Castle Entrance Ticket
  • Loch Ness, Glencoe and the Highlands Small-Group Day Trip from Edinburgh
  • The London Pass
  • London Eye Ticket with Skip the Line
  • Scenic Thames Riverboat Return Journey from Windsor


*Accommodation is in 3 star hotels or higher, with options to upgrade for a supplement. The specific hotel(s) will be advised at the time of booking.


ITINERARY:


DAY 1 - ARRIVE IN EDINBURGH

Welcome to Edinburgh! Make your way to your hotel and check in for a three-night stay. (Overnight in Edinburgh)


DAY 2 - EDINBURGH

Edinburgh is certainly a treat to explore! Fill your lungs full of fresh air on a scenic walk up to Arthur's Seat, visit HMY Britannia - a massive ocean liner used by Britain's royal family, and enjoy skip the line entrance to Edinburgh Castle included with your vacation. This amazing, historic fortress dates back to the 12th century, and dominates Edinburgh's skyline. (Overnight in Edinburgh) B


DAY 3 - EDINBURGH

No visit to Scotland is complete without exploring the magnificent beauty of the Highlands! Take a small group day-trip to the rugged, mythical corners of the country, stopping off at Loch Ness - famously the home of the elusive monster of the same name! Explore the historic battle sites of Glencoe, Stirling Castle and Fort Augustus and spend free time exploring the wonderful wilderness to your heart's content before returning to Edinburgh for another night at your hotel. (Overnight in Edinburgh) B


DAY 4 - EDINBURGH TO LONDON

All aboard the train to London! Make your way to Edinburgh Waverley stationto board your train to London. Travel through lush, rolling countryside north, crossing the Scottish border and arriving in London about four and a half hours later. Make your way to your hotel and check in for a four-night stay. (Overnight in London) B


DAY 5 - LONDON

After breakfast this morning, spend the day exploring! Your holiday includes a London Pass, which will serve as your gateway to the city. Make use of the hop-on, hop-off bus tour to navigate the city, stopping off at Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and Trafalgar Square to see some of London's most iconic sights. Gain entry to the Tower of London, Shakespeare's Globe or Westminster Abbey and tick off your London bucket list. This afternoon, why not take the Thames River Cruise included in your London Pass? Enjoy the city skyline from the water as you relax along one of the world's most famous waterways. There are 60 attractions to choose from, so you certainly won't be bored! (Overnight in London) B


DAY 6 - LONDON

Spend another day at leisure in London. Head to the South Bank for an iconic London experience. Watch street musicians and artists perform, gaze out at the Thames and take a ride on the London Eye, an experience included with your holiday! The views over London's rooftops are quite spectacular - you'll be able to see St Paul's Cathedral, the British Museum, Royal Opera House and Tower Bridge from a fantastic perspective! (Overnight in London) B


DAY 7 - LONDON

From London, it's just a short hop on the train to Windsor! Explore the vast green areas, stop in at a quaint pub for lunch or check out the boutique shops. You'll also be treated to a relaxing journey along the Thames, this time past the gorgeous English countryside towards Boveney. Keep an eye out for Eton College Chapel, Royal Windsor Racecourse and - of course - the magnificent Windsor Castle! Windsor's royal heritage dates back centuries and is definitely a must see when you're in England! (Overnight in London) B


DAY 8 - DEPART LONDON

Your holiday ends today in London. Continue with your journey, or why not extend your trip? Speak to one of our Specialists about taking the train to explore the Scottish Highlands further, perhaps including a daytrip over the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct to Mallaig, often named one of the most scenic train journeys in the world. B


MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER


Terms & Conditions: AU$250 per person non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking.

Sun 3 May 2020
Day 9: Private transfer London hotel to Southampton port
Sun 10 May 2020
Day 9: US$400 on-board credit per stateroom
Sun 10 May 2020
Day 9: Southampton - England
Sun 10 May 2020
Depart 4:00 PM
Day 10: Paris (Le Havre) - France
Mon 11 May 2020
7:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Day 11: At Sea
Tue 12 May 2020
Day 12: Bilbao - Spain
Wed 13 May 2020
9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Day 13: La Coruna - Spain
Thu 14 May 2020
10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Day 14: At Sea
Fri 15 May 2020
Day 15: Lisbon - Portugal
Sat 16 May 2020
7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Day 16: Gibraltar - United Kingdom
Sun 17 May 2020
1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Day 17: Cartagena - Spain
Mon 18 May 2020
11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Day 18: At Sea
Tue 19 May 2020
Day 19: Barcelona - Spain
Wed 20 May 2020
Arrive 6:00 AM
Day 19: Private transfer Barcelona Port to Hotel
Wed 20 May 2020
Day 19 - 21: Hilton Barcelona

Extraordinary renovation, newly-designed hotel for a full experience in Barcelona. Unbeatable location, easy access to the most fabulous jewels and architectural treasures of the city. Amazing indoor spaces that reflect the vibe of Barcelona through light, wide open spaces and an artistic flare. 290 contemporary and fresh Rooms and Suites, with unique decor inspired by famous architect Antoni Gaudi, outfitted with the finest amenities and Free WiFi.

Wed 20 May 2020
2:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Day 21: Private transfer from hotel to airport
Fri 22 May 2020
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