Vacations to Europe
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London Break-A-Way Vacation
from $459*

Departures Any Day thru Oct 31, 2017

Nell Gwynn House - Chelsea/Kensington area



Apr 17 thru May 31, 2017 - from $589*
Extra Night Rate: Dbl-$113 pp

Jun 1 thru Aug 31, 2017 - from $459*
Extra Night Rate: Dbl-$70 pp

Sep 1 thru Oct 31, 2017 - from $469*
Extra Night Rate: Dbl-$73 pp

London is undeniably the favorite city of many people. World-famous theatre, one-of-a-kind shopping, clubs that stay open until the wee hours - London cannot be topped. Visit Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Hyde Park, Tower of London, Covent Garden, Carnaby Street, Westminster Abbey, and don't forget the quaint little pubs filled with friendly people. There is so much to see and do you will want to return again and again.

Nell Gwnn House:
This property is located in an art deco building on Sloane Avenue in the royal London borough of Kensington and Chelsea. The hotel's proximity to the metro and bus stops will allow guests to explore the area. Moreover, the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum are only 10 minutes' walk from the property. Guests can reach the West End and the City of London via the South Kensington and Sloane Square underground stations, which are an 8-minute walk away.

Chelsea is an affluent area in southwest London, bounded to the south by the River Thames. Its frontage runs from Chelsea Bridge along the Chelsea Embankment, Cheyne Walk, Lots Road and Chelsea Harbour.



SPECIAL HARRY POTTER EXPERIENCE:
Apr 1 thru Jun 30, 2017: Adult - $100, Children 0-2 yrs Free, Children 3 - 4 yrs - $35, Children 5 - 15 yrs - $92
(Not available Apr 9 thru 20, 2017)

Jul 1 thru Aug 31, 2017: Adult - $113, Children 0-2 yrs Free, Children 3 - 4 yrs - $35, Children 5 - 15 yrs - $92
Sep 1 thru Oct 31, 2017: Adult - 100, Children 0-2 yrs Free, Children 3 - 4 yrs - $35, Children 5 - 15 yrs - $92

Delve into the magical world of Harry Potter™ at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, with round-trip luxury coach transport included. Follow in the footsteps of Hogwarts’ students as you walk around original sets like Diagon Alley and Platform 9 ¾, complete with the Hogwarts Express steam engine. Get up close to costumes and props, and discover the wizardry required to create the mind-blowing special effects and animatronics.

Leave central London by luxury coach and relax in comfort as you travel to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. On arrival, after around an hour on the road, head inside to see the impressive sets that featured in the Harry Potter films.

Spend the next three hours exploring independently. Walk past many of the intricately made costumes and props — like Hagrid’s motorcycle — that helped bring J.K. Rowling’s books to life on screen. Uncover closely guarded secrets about the mind-blowing special effects and animatronics that made sets such as the Great Hall and Dumbledore’s office so magical.

Have your camera ready as you explore the famous Platform 9 ¾. Pose for photos with a luggage trolley as it disappears through the platform wall and marvel at the smoke billowing from the original Hogwarts Express steam engine.

Stroll along the famous cobblestoned pavements of Diagon Alley, and look out for familiar-looking shops like Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes, which was featured in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Then, delve into Professor Umbridge’s office in the Ministry of Magic.

Other memorable sets include the Gryffindor common room, Hagrid’s hut and the unmistakable Potions classroom.

When the time comes, meet back with your coach at the prearranged time. Your tours then concludes at London Victoria Railway Station.

TM & © 2015 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR.


LONDON BREAK-A-WAY VACATION INCLUDES: Round-trip space available interline air transportation via Air Canada from any Air Canada gateway city or Iberia Airlines from New York or Boston (add $40 from MIA or ORD and add $70 from MEX), 3 nights accommodations in a hotel room (apartments available, call for rate) with private bath at hotel indicated or similar, hotel taxes and service charges. Domestic partner eligible. Companion eligible on Air Canada. Restrictions apply. Call Open Skies® for details. Airline departure taxes are not included and London taxes can be as high as $250.


Highlights of Southwest England Motorcoach Tour from $829*
6 Days/4 Nights

Sunday Departures: Apr 30 thru May 28, 2017 - from $829*
Sunday Departures: Jun 4 thru Sep 24, 2017 - from $859*
Sunday Departures: Oct 1 thru Oct 29, 2017 - from $829*

Explore southwest England in three wonderful days on this small-group tour from London. See the mystic stone circle of Stonehenge and discover the historic city of Exeter, where you will stay two nights. Also visit Glastonbury with the impressive Tor, and end your small-group tour in the Georgian city of Bath. In a group of less than 16 people, you are sure to enjoy a personalized and valuable experience with your guide.

Day 1: Depart on your overnight flight to London.

Day 2: Arrive London and proceed on your own to your hotel. Free day and evening to explore the city.

Overnight: London - Nell Gwynn House

Day 3: London - Stonehenge - Devon Coast - Exeter
Leaving London behind, start your 3-day tour with a drive through the old kingdom of Wessex to one of the most famous sites in the world: Stonehenge. Learn interesting facts about this prehistoric stone circle from your guide and have time to take plenty of photos. Continue your tour to the South Devon coast with its white sandy beaches! Spielberg fans may recognize some locations from 2011 movie, Warhorse. You'll also see the rock arch of Durdle Door, which appears in literature, song lyrics and movies like Nanny McPhee and Wilde.
Your first day ends in Exeter, where you’ll stay for two nights. Your guide will recommend you some local restaurants, where you can enjoy your dinner (at own expense).

Overnight: Exeter

Day 4: Exeter - Dartmoor - Tavistock - Exeter
After breakfast, make your way to the grand moorland of Dartmoor, a place that inspired authors like Agatha Christie and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Then visit the hamlet of Postbridge, best known for its ancient clapper bridge.

Next, visit the gorgeous market town of Tavistock, where your guide will show you around. After lunch (at own expense) head back to Exeter and visit the amazing Norman Cathedral, the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and the famous university, where one of Britain’s favorite authors, JK Rowling, studied in the 1980s. For dinner (at own expense), you can chose from one of the various restaurants there.

Overnight: Exeter

Day 5: Exeter - Glastonbury - Bath - London
After breakfast, travel to the small town of Glastonbury, where your guide will show you the best sights and tell you some of the town’s myths and legends. Visit the famous Glastonbury Tor, a grand hill, which you can climb for spectacular views.

The last stop is the city of Bath, famous for its Georgian architecture. You have enough free time to visit its iconic attraction, the Roman Baths, and grab lunch (at own expense), before heading back to London.

Overnight: London - Nell Gwynn House

Day 6: Proceed on your own to the airport for your return flight.

Inclusions:
Professional guide/driver
Small-group tour (maximum 16 people)
2 nights in London, 1 night at the beginning of the tour and 1 night at the end of the tour
2 nights in Exeter
Transportation in a top-of-the-line 16-seat Mercedes mini coach

Exclusions:
Gratuities (optional)
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Entrance fees

Additional Information:
Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
Maximum of 2 Adults and 1 child in one room. Family rooms for 2 adults and 2 children are not available.
Minimum age is 5 years
It is recommended to bring suitable clothing and footwear. England can be a wet place!

HIGHLIGHTS OF SOUTHWEST ENGLAND MOTORCOACH TOUR INCLUDES: Round-trip space available interline air transportation via Air Canada from any Air Canada gateway city or Iberia Airlines from New York or Boston (add $40 from MIA or ORD and add $70 from MEX), 2 nights in London and 2 nights in Exeter, hotel taxes and service charges and touring as indicated. Domestic partner eligible. Companion eligible on Air Canada. Restrictions apply. Call Open Skies® for details.

Heart of England Coach Tour from $1159*
8 Days/6 Nights

Wednesday Departures: Jun 7 thru Oct 11, 2017 - from $1159*
(No departure Jun 14 or Aug 9, 2017)

Escape busy London on a small-group tour to North Wales and the heart of England! Visit Stratford-upon-Avon to trace the footsteps of William Shakespeare; relax and enjoy the wilderness of Snowdonia National Park; visit the small town of Buxton and beautiful Chatsworth House in the Peak District; and explore the historical cities of York and Cambridge.

Back in the 16th century, none of the inhabitants of Stratford-upon-Avon thought that their sleepy village would one day become one of the most important tourist attractions in the UK, but William Shakespeare, who was born there, certainly changed that. This famous town is the first stop of your 5-day tour from London to the heart of England. You’ll also visit Shrewsbury, where you’ll stay for two nights and York where you will spend two further nights in a 3-star guesthouse.

On your second day, visit Wales and the beautiful castle of Conwy. Continue through Snowdonia National Park, home to the highest mountain in Wales, and then visit the small spa village of Trefriw plus Llanberis, a favorite destination for lovers of the great outdoord.

Continue through the Peak District, a region of stunning landscapes, where you'll visit the small town of Buxton, and then head to Chatsworth House. Spend your final evening in the beautiful city of York. Explore its quaint cobblestone streets and see its magnificent monastery (St Mary's Abbey), and, of course, York Minster. Finally, stop in historic Cambridge on your way back to London.

Numbers are limited to 16 people on this small-group tour, ensuring personalized attention from a guide.

Day 1: Depart on your overnight flight to London.

Day 2: Arrive London and proceed on your own to your hotel. Free day and evening to explore the city.

Overnight: London - Nell Gwynn House

Day 3: London – Stratford-Upon-Avon – Shrewsbury (B)
From London, head to Stratford-Upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare. Explore the beautiful, rural village and trace the playwright’s famous footsteps. Have lunch here (own expense) and continue your tour to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ironbridge, home to the first iron bridge in the world.

Then, make your way to the beautiful riverside town of Shrewsbury, where you’ll spend two nights in your choice of a bed-and-breakfast or hotel. Have free time to eat dinner in Shrewsbury (at own expense).

Overnight: Shrewsbury

Day 4: Shrewsbury – Wales – Shrewsbury (B)
After breakfast, your guide will lead you across the Welsh border into Northern Wales. Visit the castle of Conwy, which was built by Edward I and is an excellent example of a picture-book medieval castle.

After lunch in Conwy (own expense), move on to Snowdonia National Park. Take a look at the impressive Dinorwic slate quarry, and admire Snowdon, Wales' highest mountain. Then head to the small spa village of Trefriw, where you can enjoy free time before passing the village of Llanberis.

Return to Shrewsbury in the early evening and have dinner there in one of the various restaurants (at own expense).

Overnight: Shrewsbury

Day 5: Shrewbsury – Peak District – York (B)
After breakfast, head to the Peak District with its spectacular landscape, perfect for photos! Visit the pretty village of Castleton, home to Peveril Castle. Enjoy lunch in one of the local village pubs (own expense).

Stop at Chatsworth House, seat of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and the setting for the hit Jane Austen film adaption, Pride and Prejudice. Choose to either visit the house (own expense) and admire its fine collection of furniture, paintings and Neo-Classical sculptures, or take a walk through the woods with your guide to the nearby village of Eyam.

Leave the Derbyshire hills by coach and travel through Sherwood Forest, home to legendary Robin Hood, on your way to the historical city of York. Check in to your accommodations. Enjoy the evening in the city and have dinner in one of the various restaurants (own expense).

Overnight: York

Day 6: York (B)
Spend today at leisure exploring York, a city with a rich history that dates back to Roman times. Visit beautiful York Minster, or get lost in the maze of narrow streets with their ancient city walls. Eat lunch at one of York's many cafes, restaurants or bars, or take an optional half-day excursion (own expense) into the Yorkshire Dales to visit the pretty market towns of Knaresborough or Ripon and see the remote valleys and rugged scenery of the Eastern Dales. Then, enjoy an afternoon of free time in York.

Overnight: York

Day 7: York – Cambridge – London (B)
After breakfast, start your journey south to London via the town of Stamford to admire its fine collection of historic buildings. Stop for lunch, and then continue to the city of Cambridge for a walking tour with your guide. Marvel at the city's majestic architecture and medieval streets, and pose for pictures in front of Kings College Chapel before returning to London in the early evening.

Overnight: London - Nell Gwynn House

Day 8: Proceed on your own to the airport for your return flight.

Inclusions:
Professional guide/driver
Small-group tour (maximum 16 people)
2 nights London, 1 night at the beginning of the tour and 1 night at the end of the tour
2 nights in a 3-star guesthouse in Shrewsbury
2 nights in a 3-star guesthouse in York
Transport by 16-seat Mercedes minibus
B=breakfast - Breakfast in Shrewsbury & York

Exclusions:
Gratuities (optional)
Food and drinks, unless specified
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Entrance fees

Additional Information:
Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
Maximum of 2 Adults and 1 child in one room. Family rooms for 2 adults and 2 children are not available
Minimum age is 5 years
It is recommended to bring suitable clothing and footwear; England can be a wet place!

PLEASE NOTE:
Cancelations under 21 days are non-refundable.
Customers are allowed one piece of luggage with a max weight of 33 lbs (15kg).

HEART OF ENGLAND MOTORCOACH TOUR INCLUDES: Round-trip space available interline air transportation via Air Canada from any Air Canada gateway city or Iberia Airlines from New York or Boston (add $40 from MIA or ORD and add $70 from MEX), 2 nights in London, 2 nights in Shrewsbury and 2 nights in York, hotel taxes and service charges, breakfast daily in Shrewsbury and York and touring as indicated. Domestic partner eligible. Companion eligible on Air Canada. Restrictions apply. Call Open Skies® for details.

**NOTE: Prices quoted are per person, double occupancy. Persons traveling single require a single supplement. Extra night rates available. Prices do NOT include departure taxes. Contact Open Skies® for details.


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