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      See the world one dream vacation at a time.



                                            2012 • 1
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                                                                       dream.
                                                                       every journey begins with a dream. to see polar bears frolic
                                                                       in an ice field and glaciers fill the horizon. to stand in awe

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                                                                       before the taj Mahal and swim next to the Great Barrier
                                                                       Reef. to spot a pride of lions in the distance and a legion of
                                                                       terracotta Warriors in the darkness. to see Machu Picchu
                                                                       soar into the clouds and Angkor Wat emerge from the jungle.

                                                                       in the following pages you will find these dreams laid out
                                                                       in attainable detail, for we have combined land and sea
                                                                       components to create life-changing adventures. if any of these
                                                                       unique experiences are on your bucket list, then crossing it off
                                                                       will be easy. All you need to do is contact our agency.
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                                                                       •• Meet YouR tRAveL PRovideRs

                                                                       Globus – the world leader in first-class escorted travel with
                                                                       more than 80 years of experience providing unforgettable
                                                                       moments every step of the way.
                       “The world is a
                                                                       Avalon Waterways – sets the standard in river cruising with
                       book and those                                  the newest fleet and extraordinary itineraries, services and
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                         who do not
                                                                       Monograms – independent vacations with on-trip support so
                      travel read only                                 you get more fun and less hassle from your vacation.

                         one page.”                                    Holland America Line – a premium cruise line featuring
                                                                       mid-sized ships, personalized service, five-star dining, and a
                        – St. Augustine                                sophisticated ambiance.

              10                               11            12        Princess Cruises – renowned for innovative ships, an array
                                                                       of onboard options, and an environment of exceptional
                                                                       customer service.

                                                                       Azamara Club Cruises – jewel-box ships featuring itineraries
                                                                       with more overnight and late-night stays, so you can enjoy
                                                                       the ports without feeling rushed.


              13           14             15           We can arrange additional wish-fulfilling vacations to hawaii,
                                                    Antarctica, and more! contact our agency for upgrades, extensions,
                                                     and air-inclusive pricing options for many of these vacations, and
                                                       cross your dream travel experience off your bucket list today!




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 Aussie & kiwi explorer
 with fiji
 16 dAys from cAirns to fiji




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                                                                                                                                                                   jANUARy-DECEMbER DAILy DEPARTURES
 Welcome to Cairns, “Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef” and one of the Seven Natural Wonders                                                                       AvAILAbLE PRICE FRoM $3,539*
 of the World. Here you will spend three overnights and will cruise to Green Island, one of the many
 tropical islands on Australia’s famous Great Barrier Reef. Here you can choose to snorkel, take a                                                                 INCLUDED FEATURES
 glass-bottom boat tour or walk through the island’s cool rainforest. Next, fly to Ayers Rock, where                                                               American breakfast (B) daily; Local Host service in
 guided sightseeing takes you to Kata Tjuta (the Olgas), visits the Cultural Centre, and includes a                                                                Cairns and Queenstown; guided sightseeing
 walking tour around the base of Uluru (Ayers Rock). Late in the day, travel to “Sunset Strip” for a
                                                                                                                                                                   HoTELS
 drink and canapés as you witness the changing colors of the rock. In Alice Springs, visit the Old
                                                                                                                                                                   Choose from a selection of hotel types and locations to
 Telegraph Station, Anzac Hill, School of the Air and the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Spend three
                                                                                                                                                                   match your style and budget.
 nights in beautiful Sydney, where guided sightseeing includes a Sydney Opera House and Harbour
 Bridge photo stop, the historic “Rocks” area and world-famous Bondi Beach.                                                                                        AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
                                                                                                                                                                   Included on brochure dates if you purchase air from
 A flight delivers you to Queenstown, New Zealand, for three overnights. While here, enjoy one of                                                                  Monograms
 the highlights of the trip: a full-day guided trip to Fiordland National Park with cruise on Milford
                                                                                                                                                                   PERSoNALIzE yoUR ExPERIENCE
 Sound. You’ll also appreciate all the free time to explore the “Adventure Capital of the World.”
                                                                                                                                                                   Here is a sample of the ACTIVITIES & EXCURSIONS offered
                                                                                                                                                                   by Monograms. We’ve also included some ON YOUR OWN
 Finally, fly to Nadi, Fiji, for three overnights. Sightseeing of the island features a visit to Viseisei
                                                                                                                                                                   suggestions from your Monograms Local Hosts.
 Village, where the Fijian people first landed centuries ago, and the Garden of the Sleeping Garden
 to see a stunning collection of tropical orchids. Stop at the Vuda Lookout, a tropical fruit farm          CAIRNS
 perched on a cliff, where you will sample fruit and juice from the orchard. Time in this relaxing          Activities & Excursions: Upgrade to a full day on the Outer Barrier Reef. • Visit a local zoo to see
 island paradise is the perfect way to conclude your grand South Pacific adventure!                         crocodiles, kangaroos and koalas. • Visit the quiet mountain village of Kuranda via the Kuranda
                                                                                                            Scenic Railway. On Your Own: Stroll along the waterside boardwalk known as “The Esplanade.” •
                                                                                                            Enjoy a fresh seafood dinner near the marina.
                                                       dAily itinerAry
                                                                                                            AYERS ROCK
                                                       Day 1    Arrive in Cairns, Australia.                Activities & Excursions: Take a helicopter ride to view Uluru. • Ride a camel through the desert.
                                                       Day 2    Cairns. (B)                                 On Your Own: Shop for Aboriginal art. • Relax in the pool.
                                                FIJI   Day 3    Cairns. (B)
              Cairns   3   Great Barrier        3      Day 4    Cairns–Ayers Rock. (B)
                                                                                                            SYDNEY
                               Reef
             AUSTRALIA                                 Day 5    Ayers Rock. (B)
                                                                                                            Activities & Excursions: Enjoy dinner at a revolving restaurant for a spectacular 360-degree view
           1 Alice Springs
                                                       Day 6    Ayers Rock–Alice Springs. (B)
                                                                                                            of the city. • Climb to the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. • Take a cruise on beautiful Sydney
     2   Ayers
                                                       Day 7    Alice Springs–Sydney. (B)
                                                                                                            Harbour. On Your Own: Stroll along Darling Harbour. • Rent a bike and explore Centennial Park. •
         Rock
                             Sydney        Auckland    Day 8    Sydney. (B)
                                                                                                            Dine at a restaurant in the “Rocks.”
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                                                       Day 9    Sydney. (B)                                 QUEENSTOWN
                      Tasman
                        Sea           NEW              Day 10   Sydney–Queenstown, New Zealand. (B)         Activities & Excursions: Take an exhilarating jet boat ride. • Visit a local vineyard to sample wine. •
                Milford Sound       ZEALAND            Day 11   Queenstown. Milford Sound Excursion. (B)    Tour some of the sights used to film The Lord of the Rings trilogy. • Take a gondola up Bob’s Peak
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                          Queenstown                   Day 12   Queenstown. (B)                             and enjoy dinner at Skyline Restaurant. On Your Own: Take a walk through the botanic gardens. •
                                                       Day 13   Queenstown–Fly to Nadi, Fiji. (B)           Go skiing in the winter months (roughly early July to early October).
                                                       Day 14   Nadi, Fiji. (B)                             Terms & Conditions: *From price based on double occupancy, and does not include air travel. Land only price does not include the
                                                       Day 15   Nadi, Fiji. (B)                             following intravacation flights: Cairns/Ayers Rock; Ayers Rock/Alice Springs; Alice Springs/Sydney; Sydney/Queenstown; Queenstown/
                                                       Day 16   Nadi, Fiji. (B)                             Nadi. These flights are available for purchase from Monograms; please contact our travel agency for pricing.

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 fAscinAting vietnAm, cAmbodiA
 & the mekong river
 14 dAys from ho chi minh city to bAngkok




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 From its source high up in the Tibetan Plateau, the powerful, Mekong River courses for over                                                 SEPTEMbER-DECEMbER DEPARTURES AvAILAbLE
 3,000 miles through China, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, providing a lifeline                                                LAND/CRUISE PRICE FRoM $3,619*
 for millions of people. In Vietnam, cruise the massive Mekong Delta that covers an area of some
 15,000 square miles.                                                                                                                        INCLUDED FEATURES
                                                                                                                                             cruise: Deluxe 7-night cruise from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap in an outside stateroom with
 This picturesque area is dotted by rice paddies, fish farms, fruit orchards, and more. The rice                                             hotel-style beds
 produced in the delta accounts for more than half of Vietnam’s rice production, so it’s no surprise                                         ho chi minh city: Sightseeing with a Local Guide; walking tour of the city’s landmarks; visit the
 that it is commonly referred to as the “rice bowl” of the country.                                                                          Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum, and Ben Thanh Market; cooking class; welcome dinner;
                                                                                                                                             Cu Chi Tunnels excursion; visit a rubber plantation; begin your cruise on the Mekong
 In Cambodia, explore French-influenced Phnom Penh, the spectacular Silver Pagoda, and learn
                                                                                                                                             cAi be: Visit An Kiet House and a cathedral; see how rice paper, rice wine, and traditional candy are made
 about the sobering Khmer Rouge regime. North of the city you cruise on the Tonle River, which
 connects the main Mekong with Tonle Sap or “Great Lake.” This is the most picturesque part of                                               sA dec: Visit a brick factory, rice factory, local market, and the ancient house of Mr. Hyunh Thuy Le
 your journey, as the river narrows and passes through villages and woodlands.                                                               chAu doc: Visit a local fish farm and the religious sites at Sam Mountain; walking tour of a local market
                                                                                                                                             phnom penh: Visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and one of the Killing Fields; sightseeing by
 The luxurious Avalon AngkorSM was specifically designed to cruise where other ships are unable                                              private cyclo including the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, and the National Museum
 to go – without sacrificing any of the comforts you expect. Her design allows us to be the first
                                                                                                                                             prek bAng kong: Walking tour through the village to see silk weaving
 and only in the industry to cruise all the way from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap (or vice versa).
                                                                                                                                             Angkor bAn: Walking tour through the village
                                                                                                                                             kAmpong chAm: Visit Phnom Pros, Phnom Srey, Nokorbachey, and Wat Hanchey; partake in
                                                                               dAily itinerAry                                               traditional water blessing by local monks
                                                                                                                                             udong: Visit a monastery; lecture on Buddhism
                                                                               Day 1    Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. (Fri.)
                                                                                                                                             kAmpong trAlAch: Ride on a traditional ox cart through the countryside
                                                                               Day 2    Ho Chi Minh City. (Sat.) (B,L,D)
                                                                               Day 3    Ho Chi Minh City. Cu Chi Tunnels Excursion.          siem reAp: Sightseeing with a Local Guide; visit Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, Angkor Wat, Ta
                                                                                        (Sun.) (B,L)                                         Prohm, and Banteay Srei; Les Artisans d’Angkor, Apsara dance performance
                                                                               Day 4    Ho Chi Minh City (Embarkation). (Mon.) (B,L,D)
                                                   LAOS                                                                                      MEALS
                                                                               Day 5    Cruising: Cai Be–Sa Dec. (Tue.) (B,L,D)
             THAILAND
                                                                                                                                             American breakfast daily (B), 10 lunches (L), 9 dinners (D), including a welcome dinner in Ho Chi Minh
                                                                               Day 6    Cruising: Chau Doc, Vietnam–Cambodian                City and a farewell dinner in Siem Reap
                                                                                        Border Crossing. (Wed.) (B,L,D)
                                                                 VIETNAM
      1
                           2 Siem Reap
                                                                               Day 7    Cruising: Phnom Penh. (Thu.) (B,L,D)                 SUPERIoR HoTELS
   Bangkok
                   Tonle Sap              CAMBODIA                             Day 8    Cruising: Prek Bang Kong–Angkor Ban.                 HO CHI MINH CITY InterContinental Asiana Saigon (D), SIEM REAP Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa (D),
                 Kampong Tralach
                                                                                        (Fri.) (B,L,D)                                       BANGKOK InterContinental Bangkok (D)
                                            Kampong Cham
                           Udong
                        Phnom Penh
                                           Angkor Ban
                                                                               Day 9    Cruising: Kampong Cham–Wat Hanchey.
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                                           Mekong         3 Ho Chi Minh City            (Sat.) (B,L,D)                                       AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
                               Chau Doc
                                 Sa Dec
                                            River
                                                                               Day 10   Cruising: Prek Dam–Udong–Kampong Tralach.            Included on brochure dates if you purchase air from Avalon.
                                      Cai Be                                            (Sun.) (B,L,D)
                                                                               Day 11   Cruising: Siem Reap (Disembarkation). (Mon.) (B,L)   Terms & Conditions: *From price based on double occupancy in category B, a deluxe outside stateroom on Mekong Deck, and does
                                                                                                                                             not include air travel. Upgrades to category A on Tonle Deck are available from $300 per person. Participation in this tour requires the
                                                                               Day 12   Siem Reap. (Tue.) (B,D)                              purchase of the following flights from Avalon Waterways not included in the price above: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and
                                                                               Day 13   Siem Reap–Bangkok, Thailand. (Wed.) (B)              intra-tour air segments, sharting at $2381 (based on San Francisco, departure in March, 2012) or (2) intra-tour air segments only. Required
                                                                                                                                             intra-tour air segment is: Siem Reap/Bangkok. Air prices in this brochure were effective on August 10, 2011 and their availability is limited.
                                                                               Day 14   Bangkok. (Thu.) (B)                                  At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher. For current prices, please contact our travel agency.
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 kenyA & tAnzAniA:
 the sAfAri experience
 15 dAys from nAirobi to ArushA




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      Africa—a land of breathtaking scenery, majestic wildlife, and a distinct culture! In Samburu                                                                                                       jANUARy-DECEMbER DEPARTURES
      National Reserve, grab your camera and watch for lions, leopards, elephants, Somali ostrich,                                                                                                       AvAILAbLE PRICE FRoM $4,599*
      reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebras, cheetah, Nile crocodile, and more than 300 species of birds.
      In Lake Nakuru National Park, the lake’s algae attracts millions of pink flamingos. You may also                                                                                                   INCLUDED FEATURES
      spot waterbuck, giraffe, impala, and striped hyena. Visit the Serengeti region, which has one of                                                                                                   nAirobi Visit the Karen Blixen Museum and the
      Earth’s oldest ecosystems. It has the highest concentration of large mammals, and it has one                                                                                                       Giraffe Center
      of the largest migratory systems still intact. Keep an eye out for lions, Cape buffalo, cheetahs,                                                                                                  ol pejetA conservAncy Game drive; visit chimp
      leopards, hyenas, elephants, giraffes, rhinos, and more on your many game drives in Maasai                                                                                                         sanctuary
      Mara National Reserve, Serengeti National Park, and Ngorongoro Crater. You’ll also enjoy game                                                                                                      sAmburu nAtionAl reserve Four games
      drives in Amboseli National Park, Lake Manyara National Park—home to the world’s largest                                                                                                           drives; visit a Samburu village
      concentration of baboons—and Tarangire National Park.                                                                                                                                              nyAhururu fAlls Visit the falls
                                                                                                                                                                                                         lAke nAkuru nAtionAl pArk Game drive
      Other highlights include a cruise around pristine Lake Naivasha to observe the large population                                                                                                    lAke nAivAshA Cruise on the lake
      of hippos. Also visit a giraffe center, wildlife conservancy, and chimp sanctuary. Visit Olduvai                                                                                                   mAAsAi mArA nAtionAl reserve Four game
      Gorge, the site where the Leakeys made some of the world’s most important archaeological                                                                                                           drives; visit a Maasai village
      discoveries. Magnificent wildlife, important prehistoric sites, native villages, and thrilling                                                                                                     Amboseli nAtionAl pArk Two game drives
      adventures—what more could you ask for?                                                                                                                                                            tArAngire nAtionAl pArk Two game drives
                                                                                                                                                                                                         lAke mAnyArA nAtionAl pArk Game drive
                                                                                                                                                                                                         serengeti nAtionAl pArk Four game drives;
                                                                              dAily itinerAry                                                                                                            bush breakfast
                                                                                                                                                                                                         olduvAi gorge Visit the archaeological site and
                                                                              Day 1    Arrive in Nairobi, Kenya. (Sat.)
                                                                              Day 2    Nairobi–Ol Pejeta Conservancy. (Sun.) (B,L,D)                                                                     museum
                                                                              Day 3    Ol Pejeta–Samburu National Reserve. (Mon.) (B,L,D)                                                                ngorongoro crAter Full-day game drive
                                  KENYA
                                                                              Day 4    Samburu. (Tue.) (B,L,D)
                                              Samburu
                                          National Reserve                    Day 5    Samburu–Nyahururu Falls–Lake Nakuru National                                                      MEALS
                  Lake Nakuru Nyahururu Falls 2
                  National Park                                                        Park. (Wed.) (B,L,D)                                   American breakfast daily (B), 14 lunches (L), 13 dinners (D)
                                                   Equator
                             1
                                 Lake Naivasha
                                                 1    Ol Pejeta Conservancy   Day 6    Lake Nakuru–Lake Naivasha–Maasai Mara National
  Lake Victoria                                      Mount Kenya
                                                                                       Reserve. (Thu.) (B,L,D)                                SUPERIoR HoTELS
                                                                                                                                              NAIROBI The Sarova Stanley (MD), OL PEJETA CONSERVA NCY Sweetwaters Tented Camp (SF),
                                                 M
       Maasai Mara
      National Reserve 2                          1   Nairobi
                                                                              Day 7    Maasai Mara. (Fri.) (B,L,D)
       Serengeti
      National Park 2
                                                                              Day 8    Maasai Mara–Nairobi–Amboseli National Park. (Sat.)     SAMBURU Sarova Shaba Game Lodge (F), LAKE NAKURU Sarova Lion Hill Lodge (F), MAASAI
                            Olduvai Gorge
                                Ngorongoro                                             (B,L,D)                                                MARA Sarova Mara Camp (F), AMBOSELI Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge (F), TARA NGIRE
                                                           Amboseli
          TANZANIA
                               2 Crater
                                             M
                                                      1   National Park       Day 9    Amboseli–Arusha, Tanzania–Tarangire National Park.     Tarangire Sopa Lodge (F), LAKE MANYARA Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge (F), SERENGETI
                                                 Arusha                                (Sun.) (B,L,D)                                         Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge (SF), NGORONGORO CRATER Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge (F)
                    Lake Manyara 1
                    National Park                                             Day 10   Tarangire–Lake Manyara National Park. (Mon.)(B,L,D)
                                     1Tarangire
                                     National Park                            Day 11   Lake Manyara–Serengeti National Park. (Tue.) (B,L,D)   AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
                                                                              Day 12   Serengeti. (Wed.) (B,L,D)                              Included on brochure dates if you purchase air from Globus.
                                                                              Day 13   Serengeti–Olduvai Gorge–Ngorongoro Crater. (Thu.)      Terms & Conditions: *From price based on double occupancy, and does not include air travel. Participation in this tour requires purchase
                                                                                       (B,L,D)                                                of the following flights from Globus, not included in pricing above: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-tour air segments,
                                                                              Day 14   Ngorongoro. (Fri.) (B,L,D)                             starting at $2191 (based on New York, departure in March, 2012); or (2) intra-tour air segments only (call our travel agency for latest
                                                                              Day 15   Ngorongoro–Arusha–Homebound Flight. (Sat.) (B,L)       pricing). Required intra-tour air segment is: Maasai Mara/Nairobi. Air prices in this brochure were effective on August 10, 2011 and their
                                                                                                                                              availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher. For current prices, please contact our travel agency.


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 sorrento, rome, florence,
 venice & lAke mAggiore
 16 dAys sorrento to lAke mAggiore




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                                                                                                                         APRIL –oCTobER DEPARTURES
 Your vacation begins with three overnights in splendid Sorrento, Italy. Included guided sightseeing
                                                                                                                         AvAILAbLE PRICE FRoM $3,871*
 shows off the Old Town with its ancient Bell Tower, St. Francis Church, and St. Antonio Church, while you
 also have plenty of free time to explore on your own.                                                                   INCLUDED FEATURES
                                                                                                                         Full buffet breakfast (B) daily; Local Host service in each city;
 Travel by high-speed Eurostar train to the “Eternal City” of Rome, where you spend three nights and join                Destination Guides; headsets in Rome, Florence, and Venice,
 a guided sightseeing tour featuring visits to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square                sightseeing with a Local Guide, and transportation as outlined in
                                                                                                                         the day-by-day itinerary; transfers to/from train stations.
 and Basilica, Colosseum, and the Roman Forum.
                                                                                                                         HoTELS
 On to Florence, “Cradle of the Renaissance,” via Eurostar train. Guided sightseeing shows off the                       Choose from a selection of hotel types and locations to
 Academy of Fine Arts with Michelangelo’s David, Santa Maria del Fiore, the Baptistry’s “Gate of                         match your style and budget.
 Paradise,” and Ponte Vecchio.                                                                                           AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
                                                                                                                         Included on brochure dates if you purchase air from
 Spend three overnights in romantic Venice and see the major sites on a guided tour that showcases                       Monograms
 St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doges’ Palace and the Bridge of Sighs, and a fascinating glassblowers’
 demonstration. There’s plenty of time to explore on your own, and entrances to the Marciana Library                     PERSoNALIzE yoUR ExPERIENCE
 and Correr Museum are included.                                                                                         Here is a sample of the ACTIVITIES & EXCURSIONS offered
                                                                                                                         by Monograms. We’ve also included some ON YOUR OWN
                                                                                                                         suggestions from your Monograms Local Hosts.
 Last stop: three overnights in enchanting Lake Maggiore, where guided sightseeing includes a short
                                                                                                                         SoRRENTo
 boat ride to the opulent palace and monumental gardens of Isola Bella, as well as ample leisure time.
                                                                                                                         Activities & Excursions: Visit Pompeii. • Travel to the Isle of
                                                                                                                         Capri. • Enjoy a scenic drive to Amalfi. On Your Own: Try tasty
                                                                                                                         limoncello liqueur.
                                                    dAily itinerAry                                                      RoME
                                                                                                                         Activities & Excursions: Experience the “Magic of Rome,”
         3   Lake Maggiore                          Day 1    Arrive In Sorrento, Italy.                                  including the Catacombs. • Visit Tivoli to see Villa Adriana
                        3   Venice                  Day 2    Sorrento. (B)                                               and Villa d’Este. On Your Own: Try one of your Local Host’s
                                                    Day 3    Sorrento. (B)                                               suggested walking routes.
                                                    Day 4    Sorrento–Rome by Eurostar Train (first-class). (B)          FLoRENCE
                    3   Florence
                                                    Day 5    Rome. (B)                                                   Activities & Excursions: Enjoy a guided visit of the Uffizi Gallery.
                                         Adriatic
                                                    Day 6    Rome. (B)                                                   • Take an excursion to San Gimignano and Verrazzano. On Your
                                           Sea      Day 7    Rome–Florence by Eurostar Train (first-class). (B)          Own: Taste succulent bistecca fiorentina (Florentine steak).
                            3   Rome                Day 8    Florence. (B)                                               vENICE
                                                    Day 9    Florence. (B)                                               Activities & Excursions: Glide along the canals by gondola. On
                        Sorrento
                                  M
                                     3              Day 10   Florence–Venice by Eurostar Train (first-class). (B)        Your Own: Shop for Murano glassware and Venetian lace.
                                            ITALY
                                                    Day 11   Venice. (B)                                                 LAkE MAGGIoRE
                                                    Day 12   Venice. (B)                                                 Activities & Excursions: Enjoy an excursion to the “Three
                                                    Day 13   Venice–Lake Maggiore by Eurostar Train (first-class). (B)   Lakes.” • Discover Milan. gondola. On Your Own: Visit the
                                                    Day 14   Lake Maggiore. (B)                                          fishing village of Isola Pescatori.
                                                    Day 15   Lake Maggiore. (B)                                          Terms & Conditions: *From price based on double occupancy, and does not
                                                    Day 16   Lake Maggiore. (B)                                          include air travel.

10 • Bucket List                                                                                                                                                                     2012 • 11
 indiA’s golden triAngle
 with soutern indiA & nepAl
 16 dAys from mumbAi to kAthmAndu




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                                                                                                                APRIL–oCTobER DEPARTURES
 Your vacation begins in multicultural Mumbai, India’s premier seaport, center of culture and                   AvAILAbLE PRICE FRoM $3,871*
 industry, and home to “Bollywood.” Guided sightseeing here includes the famous Gateway of
 India monument, a traditional Dhobi Ghat, the Hanging Gardens, former residence of Mahatma
 Gandhi, and the Mumbai Museum. Fly to Cochin and see the famous Chinese fishing nets, Hill                     INCLUDED FEATURES
 Palace Museum, Dutch Palace, and enjoy a cruise on the backwaters of Kerala.                                   American breakfast (B) daily; Local Host service in each
 Next, travel to Delhi, India’s vibrant capital. Spend three overnights and enjoy guided sightseeing            city; city maps; sightseeing
 of Old & New Delhi’s major sites, including a rickshaw ride through the colorful Chandni Chowk                 HoTELS
 bazaar, the India Gate, President’s House, and Humayun’s Tomb. In Agra, one of the highlights of               Choose from a selection of hotel types and locations to
 your vacation: the incomparable Taj Mahal, the world’s most famous monument to love. Also visit                match your style and budget.
 the impressive red sandstone Agra Fort, built by Moghul Emperor Akbar. On the way to the “Pink
 City” of Jaipur, visit Fatehpur Sikri and the Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary, home to more than                 AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
 370 species of birds. While in Jaipur, sightseeing includes the Amber Fort, the City Palace with its           Included on brochure dates if you purchase air from
 collection of rare manuscripts, and the Palace of the Winds.                                                   Monograms

 Finally, travel to Kathmandu in Nepal. A sightseeing tour visits Hanuman Dhoka, the historic                   PERSoNALIzE yoUR ExPERIENCE
 seat of royalty, as well as the Temple of Kumari, residence of the Living Goddess and said to be               Here is a sample of the ACTIVITIES & EXCURSIONS
 constructed from the wood of a single tree. Fly to Tiger Tops Jungle Lodge in Royal Chitwan                    offered by Monograms. We’ve also included some ON
 National Park, where you will enjoy game viewing by elephant or jeep. The park is home to the                  YOUR OWN suggestions from your Monograms Local
 elusive tiger, leopards, and the endangered great one-horned rhinoceros. Return to Kathmandu                   Hosts.
 for the conclusion of your unbelievable vacation!                                                              DELHI
                                                                                                                Activities & Excursions: Take a half-day guided tour of
                                                    dAily itinerAry                                             the Akshardam Temple. On Your Own: Visit Connaught
                  3 Delhi                                                                                       Place, a sprawling market designed in the shape of a
                     2 Agra                         Day 1    Arrive in Mumbai, India.                           horseshoe, for great shopping and countless restaurants.
                2 Jaipur      NEPAL
                                                    Day 2    Mumbai. (B)                                        • Explore the ghats (stairs leading to rivers), where
                      Royal Chitwan 2 1
                      National Park   1 Kathmandu   Day 3    Mumbai–Cochin. (B)                                 Mahatma Gandhi was cremated after his assassination. •
                                                    Day 4    Cochin. (B,L)                                      Visit Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in all of India.
                  INDIA                             Day 5    Cochin–Delhi. (B)
                                                                                                                NEPAL
                                                    Day 6    Delhi. (B)
                                                                                                                Activities & Excursions: Take a breathtaking flight over
                                                    Day 7    Delhi. (B)
                                                                                                                the Himalayas. • Enjoy a traditional folklore performance.
           2 Mumbai                                 Day 8    Delhi–Agra. (B)
                                                                                                                Terms & Conditions: *From price based on double occupany, and does not
                                                    Day 9    Agra. (B)                                          include air travel. Land only price does not include the following intravacation
                                                    Day 10   Agra–Jaipur. (B)                                   flights: Mumbai/Cochin; Cochin/Delhi; Delhi/Kathmandu; Kathmandu/Royal
                                                    Day 11   Jaipur. (B)                                        Chitwan National Park; Royal Chitwan National Park/Kathmandu. These flights
                                                                                                                are available for purchase from Monograms; please contact our travel agency
                                                    Day 12   Jaipur–Delhi-Kathmandu, Nepal. (B)
                                                                                                                for pricing.
                                                    Day 13   Kathmandu–Royal Chitwan National Park. (B,L,D)
                2 Cochin
                                                    Day 14   Royal Chitwan. (B,L,D)
                                                    Day 15   Royal Chitwan–Kathmandu. Excursion to Patan. (B)
                                                    Day 16   Kathmandu. (B)
12 • Bucket List                                                                                                                                                                   2012 • 13
 spectAculAr AlAskA
 16 dAys AnchorAge to vAncouver




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                                                                                                                                                                             6
 When you think of a spectacular Alaska vacation, what comes to mind? Witnessing glaciers calve                                         MAy-SEPTEMbER DEPARTURES AvAILAbLE
 into the sea? Riding the world-famous Alaska Railroad? Seeking out grizzlies, moose, and caribou                                       LAND/CRUISE PRICE FRoM $3,630*
 in Denali National Park? Or maybe it’s cruising through the sea to watch for seals, sea otters, birds,
 and even whales? Whatever it is, this tour through Alaska is sure to delight!                                                          INCLUDED FEATURES
                                                                                                                                        vAldez - Cruise Prince William Sound
 Take a cruise on Prince William Sound and along Columbia Glacier, the second-largest tide-water
                                                                                                                                        deltA junction - Visit the living history
 glacier in North America. Just imagine the gorgeous scenery you’ll see! You’ll also take a cruise
                                                                                                                                        homestead
 of Kenai Fjords National Park to see glaciers calving into the sea and hear the thunderous roar.
 Photos and videos cannot adequately capture the experience—you must witness it in person. On                                           fAirbAnks - Pan for gold at El Dorado Gold Mine;
 both cruises, be sure to watch for wildlife.                                                                                           cruise aboard sternwheeler riverboat Discovery
                                                                                                                                        fAirbAnks–denAli - Journey aboard Alaska
 See the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Terminal near Valdez, take a sternwheeler cruise in Fairbanks, learn                                     Railroad
 about the Iditarod at the home of an Iditarod champion and his dogs, and enjoy a 7-night cruise                                        denAli nAtionAl pArk - Denali Dinner
 with ample opportunity to take in Alaska’s awe-inspiring glaciers and majestic scenery. Explore                                        Theater; guided wilderness expedition
 the remote and rugged beauty of areas such as Glacier Bay, Juneau, and Ketchikan via Alaska’s
                                                                                                                                        wAsillA - Visit Happy Trails Kennels
 majestic Inside Passage. Watch for spouting whales, soaring eagles, barking seals, and other
 wildlife. Marvel at glaciers and witness the amazing spectacle of thunder and spray as tremendous                                      AnchorAge - Sightseeing tour; farewell dinner
 slabs of ice break off and “calve” into the sea. Be sure to grab your camera and get ready for a trip                                  kenAi fjords nAtionAl pArk - Cruise
 that will leave you breathless and inspired.                                                                                           through Kenai Fjords National Park

                                                                                                                                        MEALS
                                                                        dAily itinerAry                                                 American breakfast daily (B), 10 lunches (L), 11
              Bering Sea                                                                                                                dinners (D) including a special farewell dinner
                                                                        Day 1    Arrive in Anchorage. (Sat.)
                                                                                                                                        SUPERIoR HoTELS
                                                                        Day 2    Anchorage–Valdez. (Sun.) (B,D)
                                                                                                                                        ANCHORAGE Sheraton Anchorage (SF), VALDEZ
                                                                        Day 3    Valdez. Cruise on Prince William Sound. (Mon.) (B,L)
                            ALASKA                                                                                                      Valdez Hotel (F), FAIRBANKS Wedgewood Resort
                                                                        Day 4
                                                   2 Fairbanks
                                         2                                       Valdez–Delta Junction–Fairbanks. (Tue.) (B,D)
                            Wasilla
                                         Denali
                                         National Delta Junction                                                                        (F), DENALI National Park Denali Bluffs (F); ALASKA
                                          Park                          Day 5    Fairbanks. (Wed.) (B)
                                                                                                                                        CRUISE EXTENSION Holland America’s
                      Anchorage 2 1
                          Seward      Tahneta Pass
             Kenai Fjords              2
                                                                        Day 6    Fairbanks–Denali National Park. (Thu.) (B,D)
             National Park
              26 Glaciers        Prince Valdez                                                                                          MS Statendam or MS Zaandam
           Gulf of Alaska
                               William
                               Sound                                    Day 7    Denali National Park. (Fri.) (B,L)
                                Glacier Bay           Haines            Day 8    Denali National Park–Anchorage. (Sat.) (B,L,D)         AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
                               National Park
                                                      Juneau
                                                                        Day 9    Anchorage–Seward (Embarkation). (Sun.) (B,L,D)         Included on brochure dates if you purchase air from
                                                                        Day 10   Scenic Cruising: Gulf of Alaska. (Mon.) (B,L,D)        Globus.
                                     7

                                                      Ketchikan         Day 11   Scenic Cruising: Glacier Bay. (Tue.) (B,L,D)           Terms & Conditions: *From price based on double occupancy in inside
                                 Pacific Ocean
                                                                        Day 12   Haines. (Wed.) (B,L,D)                                 cabin, category K, and does not include air travel. Upgrade to an outside
                                                                                                                                        cabin category E or D from $209 or a verandah cabin category B from
                                                              BRITISH
                                                             COLUMBIA
                                                                        Day 13   Juneau. (Thu.) (B,L,D)                                 $1462. Government taxes and fees of $307 are included in price.
                                                                        Day 14   Ketchikan. (Fri.) (B,L,D)
                                                 Vancouver
                                                   Island               Day 15   Scenic Cruising: Inside Passage. (Sat.) (B,L,D)
                                                  Vancouver
                                                                        Day 16   Vancouver (Disembarkation). (Sun.) (B)
14 • Bucket List                                                                                                                                                                                         2012 • 15
 the heArt of chinA &
 the yAngtze river
 16 dAys from beijing to hong kong




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                7
                                                                                                             APRIL-oCTobER DEPARTURES AvAILAbLE LAND/CRUISE PRICE FRoM $3,559*
 Visit world-famous historical sites in Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai Guilin, and Hong Kong, including
 the Forbidden City, Great Wall, Sacred Way of the Ming Tombs, Terracotta Warriors, Yu Yuan
 Gardens, Reed Flute Cave, and Stanley Market. Attend special cloisonné and lacquer workshops, a             INCLUDED FEATURES
 noodle-making demonstration, and a calligraphy class. Tour a silk factory and a tea farm. Enjoy a           cruise: Deluxe 3-night cruise from Chongqing to Yichang, in an Executive Suite with two lower
 Peking Duck welcome dinner, “The Tang Dynasty” dinner show, and Peking Opera performances,                  beds, private facilities, and balcony
 and immerse yourself in the incomparable scenery on a Li River day cruise in Guilin.                        beijing: Sightseeing with a Local Guide including headsets; visit the Forbidden City, Imperial Palace,
                                                                                                             Tian’anmen Square, Summer Palace, Great Wall, cloisonné workshop, and Sacred Way of the Ming
 On your magical 3-night river cruise, marvel at the impressive Three Gorges Dam site and travel             Tombs; Peking Duck welcome dinner; Peking Opera performance; Hutong tour by rickshaw
 through the breathtaking Three Gorges of the Yangtze: Qutang, the shortest but most dramatic                xi’An: Enjoy “The Tang Dynasty” dinner show; sightseeing with a Local Guide including headsets; visit the
 gorge; Wu, known for its quiet beauty and forest-covered mountains; and Xiling, the largest and             Terracotta Warriors, a lacquer workshop and Dayan Pagoda; noodle-making demonstration; calligraphy class
 farthest downstream of the three.                                                                           chongQing: Visit a local zoo to see pandas; begin your Yangtze cruise aboard the Victoria Anna
 The one-of-a-kind port city of Hong Kong rounds out your journey with a cable car ride up Victoria          wAnxiAn/shibAozhAi/fengdu: View a wooden pagoda, an acrobatic show, or visit
 Peak and a sampan ride on the harbor. This vacation is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit            Ghost City Temple
 famous historical sites, learn about new cultures, shop for unique souvenirs, and taste authentic           shennong streAm or dAning river: Boat excursion down one of the Yangtze’s
 Chinese cuisine.                                                                                            lesser gorges
                                                                                                             three gorges dAm site: Sightseeing of the impressive dam site with a Local Guide
                                                                                                             shAnghAi: Sightseeing with a Local Guide including headsets; visit the Bund, Yu Yuan Gardens, a silk
                                                       dAily itinerAry                                       factory, the Children’s Palace, and the Shanghai Museum; attend an acrobatic show; visit Jade Buddha Temple
                                                       Day 1    Arrive in Beijing, China. (Thu.)             guilin: Sightseeing with a Local Guide; Li River cruise; visit Reed Flute Cave, and a tea farm
                                                       Day 2    Beijing. (Fri.) (B,L,D)                      hong kong: Sightseeing with a Local Guide; cable car ride up Victoria Peak; sampan ride on
                               Great                   Day 3    Beijing. (Sat.) (B,L,D)                      harbor; visit Stanley Market; farewell dinner
                               Wall
                                  3 Beijing            Day 4    Beijing–Xi’an. (Sun.) (B,D)
                                                       Day 5    Xi’an. (Mon.) (B,L,D)                        MEALS
     CHINA
                                                       Day 6    Xi’an–Chongqing (Embarkation)–Yangtze        American breakfast daily (B), 11 lunches (L), 9 dinners (D), including a Peking Duck welcome dinner in
                   2 Xi’an                                      River Cruise. (Tue.) (B,L,D)                 Beijing and a farewell dinner in Hong Kong
                                                       Day 7    Cruising: Wanxian or Shibaozhai or Fengdu.
                                          2 Shanghai            (Wed.) (B,L,D)                               SUPERIoR HoTELS
                     3
                          Yichang                      Day 8    Cruising: Shennong Stream or Daning River.   BEIJING Westin Beijing (D), XI’AN Golden Flower (SF), YANGTZE CRUISE Victoria Anna (Executive
  Chongqing    Yangtze River
                                                                (Thu.) (B,L,D)                               Suite), SHANGHAI Westin Shanghai (D), GUILIN Sheraton Guilin Hotel (SF), HONG KONG Harbour
                                                       Day 9    Cruising: Three Gorges Dam Site–Yichang      Grand Kowloon (harbor-view room) (D)
                                                                (Disembarkation)–Shanghai. (Fri.) (B,L)
              Guilin 2                                 Day 10   Shanghai. (Sat.) (B,L,D)                     AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
                         3 Hong Kong
                                                       Day 11   Shanghai–Guilin. (Sun.) (B,L)                Included on brochure dates if you purchase air from Avalon.
                                                       Day 12   Guilin. (Mon.) (B,L)                         Terms & Conditions: *From price based on double occupancy, in an Executive Suite on the Yangtze cruise, and does not include air
                                                       Day 13   Guilin–Hong Kong. (Tue.) (B,L)               travel. Upgrades are available on request. Participation in this tour requires the purchase of the following flights from Avalon Waterways
                                                                                                             not included in the price above: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-tour air segments, starting at $2591 (based on
                                                       Day 14   Hong Kong. (Wed.) (B)                        San Francisco, departure in April, 2012) or (2) intra-tour air segments only. Required intra-tour air segments are: Beijing/Xi’an; Xi’an/
                                                       Day 15   Hong Kong. (Thu.) (B,D)                      Chongqing; Yichang/Shanghai; Shanghai/Guilin; Guilin/Hong Kong. Air prices in this brochure were effective on August 10, 2011 and their
                                                       Day 16   Hong Kong. (Fri.) (B)                        availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher. For current prices, please contact our travel agency.

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 christmAstime on the dAnube
 9 dAys from viennA to prAgue




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                                                                                                                                                                                   8
                                                                             Immerse yourself in Europe’s festive Christmas                   DECEMbER 11, 2012 - oNE DEPARTURE
                                                                             atmosphere as you cruise from Vienna to Prague along             oNLy LAND/CRUISE PRICE FRoM $2,119*
                                                                             the legendary Danube on this enchanting river cruise
                                                                             vacation. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Vienna, Dürnstein,         INCLUDED FEATURES
                                                                             Melk, Passau, Regensburg, Nuremberg, and Prague, and
                                                                                                                                              cruise: Deluxe 6-night cruise from Vienna to Nuremberg in
                                                                             delight in the sights, smells, and tastes of centuries-old
                                                                                                                                              an outside stateroom with hotel-style beds
                                                                             Christmas markets in Vienna, Regensburg, Nuremberg
                                                                             and Prague. Take part in the Christmas cheer and be sure         viennA: Welcome reception; guided sightseeing
                                                                             to sample the Glühwein, Lebkuchen and other traditional          dÜrnstein: Guided walking tour, see the Stiftskirche
                                                                             holiday specialties!
                                                                                                                                              melk: Guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey; wine
                                                                             Other highlights include the incredible Stiftskirche in          tasting
                                                                             Dürnstein, a guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey and a         pAssAu: Guided sightseeing
                                                                             wine tasting in Melk, a look at the world’s largest church
                                                                                                                                              regensburg: Walking tour
                                                                             organ at the cathedral in Passau, the ancient Roman-era
                                                                             Porta Pretoria in Regensburg, free time in Nuremberg to          nuremberg: Guided sightseeing
                                                                             visit the Christmas market, and a visit to the magnificent       prAgue: Guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical
                                                                             Hradcany Castle grounds in Prague. What a fantastic way to       Clock and visit Hradcany Castle grounds
                                                                             start your holiday season!
                                                                                                                                              MEALS
                                                                                                                                              Full buffet breakfast (B) in Prague; meals on board
                                                                                                                                              featuring full breakfast (B), lunch (L) with complimentary
                                                                                                                                              soft drinks, and dinner (D) including complimentary
                                                                                                                                              wine, beer, or soft drinks; a welcome reception, Captain’s
                                                                               dAily itinerAry                                                reception and farewell dinner; one sitting with open
                                                                              Day 1     Arrive in Vienna, Austria (Embarkation). (Tue.) (D)   seating arrangements.
                                      2 Prague

                                                                              Day 2     Vienna. (Wed.) (B,L,D)
     Nuremberg                                                                                                                                SUPERIoR HoTELS
           Main
         Danube
          Canal
                                             CZECH REPUBLIC                   Day 3     Dürnstein–Melk. (Thu.) (B,L,D)                        PRAGUE Hilton (SF)
                      Regensburg


        GERMANY
                              Ilz River
                                   Passau                                     Day 4     Linz–Passau, Germany. (Fri.) (B,L,D)
                                                                        6
                                              Linz
                                                            Dürnstein
                                                                                                                                              AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
                                   Danube River                               Day 5     Regensburg. (Sat.) (B,L,D)
                  Inn River                          Melk           Vienna
                                                                                                                                              Included on brochure dates if you purchase air from
                              Salzburg
                                            AUSTRIA
                                                                              Day 6     Nuremberg. (Sun.) (B,L,D)                             Avalon.
                                                                              Day 7     Nuremberg (Disembarkation)–Travel by Coach to
                                                                                        Prague, Czech Republic. (Mon.) (B)                    Terms & Conditions: *From price based on double occupancy, in a deluxe
                                                                                                                                              outside stateroom category E on Indigo Deck, and does not include air travel.
                                                                              Day 8     Prague. (Tue.) (B)                                    Upgrade to catgory D on Indigo Deck from $128; category B on Sapphire Deck
                                                                                                                                              from $599; Category A on Sapphire Deck from $642; category P on Royal
                                                                              Day 9     Prague. (Wed.) (B)
                                                                                                                                              Deck from $728; a Royal Suite on Royal Deck from $1,456.


18 • Bucket List                                                                                                                                                                                              2012 • 19
 gAlÁpAgos & peru
 with ecuAdor’s AmAzon
 19 dAys from limA to Quito




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     9
 Fantastic treasures await on this land and cruise vacation of Peru, the Galápagos Islands, and                                                                                                               jANUARy-NovEMbER DEPARTURES
 Ecuador’s enchanting Amazon region. Enjoy a walking tour of Lima; guided sightseeing in Quito                                                                                                                AvAILAbLE LAND/CRUISE PRICE $5,879*
 and Cusco, former capital of the Inca Empire; and an excursion to Otavalo’s famous Indian market.
 Also visit ancient Puca Pucara, the Temple of Sacsayhuaman, the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo,                                                                                                              INCLUDED FEATURES
 and mystical Machu Picchu.                                                                                                                                                                                   cruise: 4-night Galápagos cruise, outside stateroom
                                                                                                                                                                                                              limA: Sightseeing with a Local Guide; cathedral visit, San
 Next, fly to Baltra Island for a fantastic 4-night Galápagos Islands cruise. In the company of an                                                                                                            Francisco Monastery & Larco Herrera Museum; welcome
 expert Naturalist, you’ll encounter indigenous plants and animals found only in the Galápagos                                                                                                                dinner
 Islands.                                                                                                                                                                                                     sAcred vAlley: Visit Awanakancha, Kenko, Puca
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Pucara and the Temple of Sacsayhuaman; visit the
 Finally, fly to Coca, where you’ll travel by canoe to your lodge in the Amazon Jungle. Spend three                                                                                                           Ollantaytambo ruins and the market town of Pisac
 nights here and enjoy a rainforest canopy walk, guided night tour, cruise through the forest, and a
                                                                                                                                                                                                              mAchu picchu: Scenic train ride through Urubamba
 visit of the Kapok Tree Tower. Ancient ruins, spectacular scenery, an amazing variety of animals in
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Valley; guided visit to the Inca ruins and a second
 their natural environmen, and historic buildings—this vacation has it all!
                                                                                                                                                                                                              entrance to the ruins on your second day in Machu Picchu
 (Please note that this tour reaches elevations of 12,000 feet.)
                                                                                                                                                    cusco: Sightseeing with a Local Guide; visit the cathedral and the Santo Domingo Monastery;
                                                                                                                                                    enjoy dinner with Andean music
                                                                                    dAily itinerAry                                                 Quito: Sightseeing with a Local Guide; visit Legislative Palace, San Francisco Monastery, La Compania
                                                                                    Day 1  Arrive in Lima. (Sat.)   Day 12 Cruising Galápagos       Church, Workshop & Museum of Oswaldo Guayasamin, and Equatorial Monument; farewell dinner
                                                                                    Day 2  Lima. (Sun.) (B,D)              Islands: Rábida &        otAvAlo: Visit an ancient Indian market; home-hosted lunch
                                                                                    Day 3  Lima–Cusco–Sacred               Bartolomé Islands.
                                                                                                                                                    gAlÁpAgos islAnds: Four nights cruising Galápagos National Park aboard the Santa Cruz;
                                                                                           Valley. (Mon.) (B,L,D)          (Wed.) (B,L,D)
                                                                                                                                                    guided sightseeing each day with a local Naturalist
         GALÁPAGOS
           ISLANDS Tower Island                                                     Day 4 Sacred Valley–Machu       Day 13 Cruising Galápagos
      James
 Rabida
       Island
              Bartolomé            Quito 1 Otavalo                                         Picchu. (Tue.) (B,L,D)          Islands: Tower Island.
                                                                                                                                                    AmAzon: Guided Amazon cruises by Naturalists; canopy walk and butterfly house; dugout canoe
 Island         Island
                     Baltra Island
                                       1
                                         3
                                                                                    Day 5 Machu Picchu–                    (Thu.) (B,L,D)
                                                                                                                                                    excursion; Kapok Tree Tower; nature walks
                                              Coca 3 Napo
               4                    ECUADOR
                                                                                           Cusco. (Wed.) (B,L)      Day 14 Galápagos Islands        MEALS
                    San Cristobal
  Santa Cruz
    Island
                       Island
                                                                                    Day 6 Cusco. (Thu.) (B,D)              (Disembarkation)         American breakfast daily (B), 11 lunches (L), and 13 three-course dinners (D) including a welcome
                                          PERU
                                                                                    Day 7 Cusco–Quito,                     San Cristobal–Quito.     dinner in Lima and a farewell dinner in Quito
          Pacific Ocean
                                                                                           Ecuador. (Fri.) (B,D)           (Fri.) (B,D)
                                                                                                                                                    SUPERIoR HoTELS
                                                                                    Day 8 Quito. (Sat.) (B)         Day 15 Quito–Coca. (Sat.)
                                                              Machu                                                                                 LIMA Casa Andina Private Collection Miraflores (MD), SACRED VALLEY Casa Andina Private Collection
                                             2                Picchu                Day 9 Quito. Excursion to              (B,L,D)
                                         Lima                1    1 Sacred Valley                                                                   Sacred Valley (SF), MACHU PICCHU Sumaq Hotel (MD), CUSCO Casa Andina Private Collection Cusco
                                                                    Pisac
                                                                                           Otavalo. (Sun.) (B,L)    Day 16 Amazon. (Sun.)
                                                                                                                                                    (SF), QUITO Swissotel Quito (SF), GALÁPAGOS CRUISE Santa Cruz; AMAZON Sacha Lodge (BA)
                                                               2
                                                            Cusco
                                                                                    Day 10 Galápagos Islands               (B,L,D)
                                                                                           (Embarkation)            Day 17 Amazon. (Mon.)           AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
                                                                                           Cruising: Santa Cruz            (B,L,D)                  Included on brochure dates if you purchase air from Avalon.
                                                                                           Island. (Mon.) (B,L,D)   Day 18 Coca–Quito. (Tue.)       Terms & Conditions: *From price based on double occupancy, in a Main Deck cabin on the Galápagos cruise, and does not include air
                                                                                    Day 11 Cruising Galápagos              (B)                      travel. Upgrades are available on request. Participation in this tour requires the purchase of the following flights from Avalon Waterways
                                                                                                                                                    not included in the price above: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-tour air segments, starting at $2370 (based on Miami,
                                                                                           Islands: James           Day 19 Quito. (Wed.) (B)        departure in March, 2012) or (2) intra-tour air segments only. Required intra-tour air segments are: Lima/Cusco; Cusco/Quito; Quito/
                                                                                           Island. (Tue.) (B,L,D)                                   Galápagos; Galápagos/Quito; Quito/Coca; Coca/Quito. Air prices in this brochure were effective on August 10, 2011 and their availability
                                                                                                                                                    is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher. For current prices, please contact our travel agency.

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 the greek isles, ephesus
 & istAnbul with Athens
 17 dAys Athens to istAnbul




                                                                                                                                                                  vAcAtion



                                                                                                                                                                10
    Your vacation begins with two overnights in ancient Athens, as well as guided sightseeing                                     jULy 6, 2012, oNE DEPARTURE oNLy
    featuring a visit to the Parthenon atop the Acropolis, the Erechtheum with its Porch of Maidens, the                          LAND/CRUISE PRICE FRoM $4,533*
    Theseum, Roman temple of Zeus, theater of Dionysus, and the Agora where Socrates taught. From
    here, embark your cruise ship, the Azamara Quest, and set sail on your 14-day voyage.                                         MEALS
                                                                                                                                  Breakfast daily (B), 14 lunches (L), 14 dinners (D)
    Start with a stop in Kusadasi, Turkey, and head inland to Ephesus, once the second-largest metropolis
                                                                                                                                  AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
    in the Roman Empire. On to Kos, a colorful town surrounded by reminders of classical Greece.
                                                                                                                                  Included if you purchase air from Monograms.
    Continue cruising, with stops in Rhodes, former home of the 100-foot Colossus of Rhodes; stunning
    Santorini, believed by many to be the site of the lost city of Atlantis; charming Chania on Crete,                            HoTEL
    inhabited since Neolithic times; and Nauplion on the eastern coast of the Peloponnese peninsula.                              ATHENS Divani Palace Acropolis (SF)
                                                                                                                                  AzAMARA CLUb CRUISES’ AzAMARA QUEST
    Return to Athens and sail for your second week of cruising. A stop at Hydra showcases an island                               The Azamara Quest can carry 694 fortunate guests to
    lost in a time warp. Return to Santorini then to picture-perfect Mykonos with its iconic windmills and                        discover places that larger cruise ships simply cannot reach.
    magnificent beaches. You’ll also stop at Patmos and Lesvos (Mitilini), home to a medieval castle and                          In addition to offering a more personalized experience,
    a petrified forest formed by the intense volcanic activity in the area.                                                       Azamara ships have recently undergone a $17.5 million
                                                                                                                                  revitalization including new European bedding and soft
    Lastly, arrive in exotic Istanbul, Turkey, where you can stroll through the Grand Bazaar, explore the                         goods, flat screen televisions, new verandah decking and
    famous Blue Mosque, or wander through the majestic Topkapi Palace with its 400-room harem. A                                  furniture, and wireless internet service in all staterooms and
    final overnight here marks the end of your cruise through the fabulous Greek Isles!                                           public areas.

                                                                                                                                  We also offer shorter versions of this vacation which
                                                             1 Istanbul
                                                                          dAily itinerAry                                         include the overnight hotel stays in Athens along with a
                                                                                                                                  one week cruise on the Azamara Quest. The first one week
                                                                          Day 1    Arrive in Athens, Greece. (Fri.)               cruise option is noted as days 3-10 of the daily itinerary. The
                                                                          Day 2    Athens. (Sat.) (B)                             second option is days 10-17 of the daily itinerary. Please
                                                                          Day 3    Athens/Piraeus (Embarkation). (Sun.) (B,L,D)
                                                                                                                                  contact our travel agency for more details.
                                                                          Day 4    Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey. (Mon.) (B,L,D)
     GREECE                                                               Day 5    Kos, Greece. (Tue.) (B,L,D)                    Terms & Conditions: *Land/Cruise price is based on Club Interior Stateroom,
                                  Lesvos
                                                                          Day 6    Rhodes. (Wed.) (B,L,D)                         category 9: upgrade to Club Oceanview Stateroom, category 8 from $430;
                                                   TURKEY                 Day 7    Santorini. (Thu.) (B,L,D)                      upgrade to Club Veranda Stateroom, category V3 from $1400. Government
               Athens                          Ephesus/Kusadasi                                                                   taxes and fees of $564 are included in price. From price based on double
                  2 Piraeus                                               Day 8    Chania (Souda), Crete. (Fri.) (B,L,D)
                            Mykonos                                                                                               occupancy, and does not include air travel.
                 M                                                        Day 9    Nauplion, Greece. (Sat.) (B,L,D)
                        M




             Hydra
  Nauplion                                    Patmos   Kos
                                                             Rhodes
                                                                          Day 10   Athens/Piraeus. (Sun.) (B,L,D)
                                                                          Day 11   Hydra. (Mon.) (B,L,D)
                     Aegean Sea

                             Santorini
                                                                          Day 12   Santorini. (Tue.) (B,L,D)
                                                                          Day 13   Mykonos. (Wed.) (B,L,D)
                                                                          Day 14   Patmos. (Thu.) (B,L,D)
                          Chania      Crete
                                                                          Day 15   Lesvos (Mitilini). (Fri.) (B,L,D)
                                                                          Day 16   Istanbul, Turkey. (Sat.) (B,L,D)
                                                                          Day 17   Istanbul (Disembarkation). (Sun.) (B)
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 cruising the south pAcific
 22 dAys from cAirns to AucklAnd




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                 DECEMbER 2012-FEbRUARy 2013
 One of the highlights on this vacation is your 14-night cruise aboard Princess Cruises’ Diamond                                                                                                                 DEPARTURES AvAILAbLE
 Princess, visiting Melbourne, Christchurch, Tasmania, Dunedin, Wellington, Picton, and Tauranga.                                                                                                                LAND/CRUISE PRICE FRoM $4,949*
 You’ll also have plenty of time on board the ship to take advantage of the ship’s many amenities,
 so you can relax, have fun, and enjoy yourself.                                                                                                                                                                 INCLUDED FEATURES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 cAirns Great Barrier Reef cruise with choice of
 On this tour, you’ll see some of the scenic sights that make Australia and New Zealand famous.                                                                                                                  activities; welcome dinner
 Visit the stunning Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef as well as the home of more                                                                                                               Alice springs Sightseeing tour; visit the School
 than 1,500 species of tropical fish, rays, and dolphins, and more than 200 species of birds—the                                                                                                                 of Air, the Old Telegraph Station and the Royal Flying
 colors are astounding! You’ll also see Uluru (Ayers Rock), the most famous sight in the Australian                                                                                                              Doctor Service; Aboriginal Dreamtime Tour; Outback
 Outback. Or how about Milford Sound in New Zealand’s Fiordland National Park?                                                                                                                                   barbecue

 You’ll get the opportunity to cruise Milford Sound and immerse yourself in some of the most                                                                                                                     Ayers rock Sightseeing tour around the base of the
 breathtaking scenery in the world, with its sheer rock walls and majestic waterfalls. Magnificent                                                                                                               rock; sunset toast
 scenery, relaxing cruising, cosmopolitan cities, sumptuous cuisine, and so much more await you                                                                                                                  sydney Sightseeing tour; Sydney Harbour cruise; visit
 on this cruise vacation. Photos and words simply cannot describe the natural wonders you’ll                                                                                                                     the Opera House, botanical gardens, Bondi Surf Bathers’
 encounter.                                                                                                                                                                                                      Life Saving Club, and an opal company; farewell dinner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 cruising 14-night Princess cruise to Melbourne,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tasmania, Milford Sound, Dunedin, Christchurch, Picton,
                                                                                        dAily itinerAry                                                                                                          Wellington, Tauranga, and Auckland
                                                                                        Day 1   Arrive in Cairns,     Day 11 Hobart, Tasmania.                                                                   AucklAnd Sightseeing tour; services of a local host
                                                                                                Australia. (D)               (B,L,D)
                                                                                        Day 2 Cairns. Great Barrier   Day 12 Cruising: At Sea.                                                                   MEALS
                                                                                               Reef excursion. (B)           (B,L,D)                                                                             American breakfast daily (B), 13 lunches (L), and 17 dinners
                                                                                        Day 3 Cairns–Alice            Day 13 Cruising: At Sea.                                                                   (D) including a welcome dinner in Cairns, an Outback
              Great Barrier Reef
                                2
                                    Cairns
                                                                                               Springs. (B,D)                (B,L,D)                                                                             barbecue in Alice Springs and a farewell dinner in Sydney
                                                                                        Day 4 Alice Springs–Ayers     Day 14 Scenic Cruising:
 Australian                                                                                                                                          SUPERIoR HoTELS
 Outback      1 Alice Springs                                                                  Rock. (B)                     Milford Sound, New
         1
                                                                                                                             Zealand. (B,L,D)
                                                                                                                                                     CAIRNS Rydges Esplanade Resort (F), ALICE SPRINGS Lasseters Hotel (F), AYERS ROCK Desert
   Ayers
                  AUSTRALIA                       Pacific Ocean                         Day 5 Ayers Rock–Sydney.
   Rock
                                                                                               (B)                    Day 15 Dunedin. (B,L,D)
                                                                                                                                                     Gardens Hotel (F), SYDNEY The Menzies Sydney (SF), SOUTH PACIFIC CRUISE Princess Cruises’
                                                      NEW                                                                                            Diamond Princess, AUCKLAND SKYCITY Hotel (SF)
                                      2 Sydney      ZEALAND                             Day 6 Sydney. (B,D)           Day 16 Christchurch. (B,L,D)
                     Melbourne                          Auckland 1                      Day 7 Sydney                  Day 17 Picton. (B,L,D)         AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
                                                              Tauranga
                                             14
                                                          Picton
                                                                         North Island          (Embarkation). (B,D)   Day 18 Wellington. (B,L,D)     Included on brochure dates if you purchase air from Globus.
                      Hobart         Tasman Sea
                                                      South Island     Wellington       Day 8 Cruising: At Sea.       Day 19 Cruising: At Sea.       Terms & Conditions: *From price based on double occupancy in inside cabin category J on Princess cruise, and does not include air travel.
                                       Milford Sound              Christchurch                 (B,L,D)                       (B,L,D)                 Upgrade to an outside obstructed view cabin category F from $200; a balcony cabin category BC from $1000 or a balcony mini-suite
                                                             Dunedin
                                                                                        Day 9 Melbourne. (B,L,D)      Day 20 Tauranga. (B,L,D)       category AC from $1533. Government taxes, and fees of PC $530-$550 or PCR $495 are included in cruise price. Participation in this tour
                                                                                                                                                     requires purchase of the following flights from Globus, not included in pricing above: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-
                                                                                        Day 10 Cruising: At Sea.      Day 21 Auckland                tour air segments, starting at $2615 (based on Los Angeles, departure in January, 2012); or (2) intra-tour air segments only. Required
                                                                                               (B,L,D)                       (Disembarkation). (B)   intra-tour air segments are: Cairns/Alice Springs; Alice Springs/Ayers Rock; Ayers Rock/Sydney. Air prices in this brochure were effective
                                                                                                                      Day 22 Auckland (B)            on August 10, 2011 and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher. For current prices, please
                                                                                                                                                     contact our travel agency.


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 south AfricA sojourn &
 sAfAri with victoriA fAlls
 11 dAys from cApe town to johAnnesburg




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     Your vacation begins in Cape Town, South Africa, where you spend three overnights and                                                                             jANUARy-DECEMbER DAILy DEPARTURES
     enjoy guided sightseeing featuring a cable-car ride up Table Mountain for stunning views.                                                                         AvAILAbLE PRICE FRoM $4,259*
     From here, fly to Kruger National Park, famous for its abundance of wildlife. With two full days
     of game viewing you have a great chance of seeing the “Big 5”—lion, leopard, elephant, rhino                                                                      INCLUDED FEATURES
     and buffalo—as well as impala, giraffe, hippo, cheetah, spotted hyena, wildebeest and more. In                                                                    Meals as per daily itinerary; Local Host service in Cape
     the afternoons, spend free time swimming in the pool or relaxing with a cool drink at the bar.                                                                    Town and Johannesburg; experienced ranger and game
     Tea is served prior to your afternoon game drive. Then, as the sun sets, your expert tracker will                                                                 tracker in Kruger National Park area; Cape Town city
     bring out a spotlight to help you spot nocturnal animals—maybe even a leopard!                                                                                    sightseeing including a cable-car ride up Table Mountain
                                                                                                                                                                       (weather permitting); morning and afternoon game
     Next, fly to Johannesburg and spend two overnights. Sightseeing here begins with a visit to                                                                       drives while in Kruger National Park; Johannesburg
     SOWETO (South Western Township), the largest township in the country. See the homes of                                                                            city sightseeing including a visit to SOWETO and the
     Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu; the Hector Pieterson Memorial, dedicated to                                                                           Apartheid Museum.
     the 12-year-old boy killed by police during a demonstration in 1976; and visit the unforgettable                                                                  HoTELS
     Apartheid Museum. A flight to Zimbabwe delivers you to mighty Victoria Falls for an                                                                               Choose from a selection of hotel types and locations to
     awe-inspiring experience. Enjoy a guided walk to learn the history of the falls and to hear                                                                       match your style and budget.
     fascinating details about the surrounding flora and fauna. Finally, fly back to Johannesburg for
                                                                                                                                                                       MEALS
     the conclusion of your South African adventure.
                                                                                                                                                                       American breakfast (B) daily, 2 lunches (L), and 3
                                                                                                                                                                       dinners (D)
                                                  dAily itinerAry                                                                                                      AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
                                                                                                                                                                       Included on brochure dates if you purchase air from
                                                  Day 1   Arrive in Cape Town, South Africa.                                                                           Monograms.
                                                  Day 2   Cape Town. (B)                                                                                               personAlize your experience
                            2 Victoria Falls
                                ZIMBABWE          Day 3   Cape Town. (B)
                                                                                                                                                                       Here is a sample of the ACTIVITIES & EXCURSIONS offered
                                                  Day 4 Cape Town–Kruger National Park Area. (B,D)                                                                     by Monograms. We’ve also included some ON YOUR OWN
                                       Kruger     Day 5   Kruger NP Area. (B,L,D daily)                                                                                suggestions from your Monograms Local Hosts.
                                      National
                                      Park Area
                                       3          Day 6 Kruger NP Area. (B,L,D daily)                                                                                  CAPE TOWN
                                                                                                                                                                       Activities & Excursions: Cruise to Robben Island to visit
                    Johannesburg 2                Day 7   Kruger NP Area–Johannesburg. (B)                                                                             the infamous prison. • Visit local vineyards for wine tasting.
                                                  Day 8   Johannesburg. (B)                                                                                            • Take a half-day trip to Cape Point. • Take a full-day trip
                                                                                                                                                                       to Cape Point that includes a visit to the colony of African
                                                  Day 9 Johannesburg–Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. (B)
                                                                                                                                                                       penguins at Boulder’s Beach in Simon’s Town. On Your Own:
               SOUTH                              Day 10 Victoria Falls. (B)
               AFRICA                                                                                                                                                  Explore the charming Victoria & Alfred Waterfront with its
                                                  Day 11 Victoria Falls–Johannesburg–Homebound Flight. (B)                                                             beautiful scenery, museums, pubs, restaurants and shops.
                                                                                                             Terms & Conditions: *From price based on double occupany, and does not include air travel. Participation in this vacation requires
      3 Cape Town                                                                                            purchase of the following flights from Monograms, not included in pricing above: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-
  Cape Point                                                                                                 vacation air segments, starting at $2606 (based on New York, departure in March, 2012); or (2) intra-vacation air segments only. Required
                                                                                                             intra-vacation air segments are: Cape Town/Kruger National Park; Kruger National Park/Johannesburg. Air prices in this brochure were
                                                                                                             effective on August 10, 2011 and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher. For current
                                                                                                             prices, please contact our travel agency.

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 bAltic white nights festivAl
 with AmsterdAm
 14 dAys AmsterdAm to stockholm




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 Your adventure begins with three overnights in Amsterdam and plenty of time to explore the Dutch                                                                                                                         jUNE 7, 2012, oNE DEPARTURE oNLy
 capital. You may wish to visit the World Horticultural Expo at Floriade, an event held once a decade.                                                                                                                    LAND/CRUISE PRICE FRoM $4,569*
 Enjoy guided city sightseeing featuring a canal cruise and visits to the Rijksmuseum and a diamond
 center. Then, embark your cruise ship, the Azamara Journey, and set sail on your 10-day voyage through                                                                                                                   INCLUDED FEATURES
 the Baltics.                                                                                                                                                                                                             Meals as per daily itinerary; Local Host service in Amsterdam;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Amsterdam city sightseeing including a cruise by glass-
 Spend your first day cruising through the Kiel Canal, which links the North Sea to the Baltic Sea. Stop in                                                                                                               roofed launch through Amsterdam’s canals, a visit to a
 Copenhagen, known as the “City of Spires.” Next up: the island of Bornholm, a far-flung bit of Denmark                                                                                                                   diamond center, and the Rijksmuseum to see Rembrandt’s
 that appears to have gotten lost in the Baltic Sea between Sweden and Poland. Stroll down cobblestone                                                                                                                    masterpieces.
 lanes in the old part of the capital, Ronne, a garden town with fine half-timbered houses. In Helsinki,
 discover a wonderful blend of architecture, interwoven with the beauty of nature and a few quirky,                                                                                                                       MEALS
 purely Finnish touches—such as a church built inside a giant chunk of granite.                                                                                                                                           Breakfast daily (B), 10 lunches (L), 10 dinners (D)

 On to St. Petersburg, with golden-domed churches and extravagantly decorated palaces. Among the                                                                                                                          AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
 grandest: Peterhof with its lavish gardens, and the Winter Palace inside the Hermitage complex, one                                                                                                                      Included if you purchase air from Monograms.
 of the world’s largest museums. Head to Tallinn, occupied at one time or another by each of its near
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          HoTEL
 neighbors. Explore St. Catherine’s Passage, a quaint old lane that’s home to a “secret” 17th-century
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Amsterdam Crowne Plaza City Centre (SF)
 tunnel system. Arrive in cosmopolitan Stockholm with its mix of modern Scandinavian architecture and
 fairytale palaces. Gamla Stan is the oldest section and retains the medieval layout of narrow meandering                                                                                                                 AzAMARA CLUb CRUISES’ • AzAMARA joURNEy
 paths. A final overnight here marks the conclusion of your vacation.                                                                                                                                                     The Azamara Journey can carry 694 fortunate guests to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          discoveries larger cruise ships simply cannot reach. In addition
                                                                                                     dAily itinerAry                                                                                                      to offering a more personalized experience, Azamara ships
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          have recently undergone a $17.5-million revitalization
                                                                                                     Day 1    Arrive in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Thu.)                                                                    including new European bedding and soft goods, flat screen
                                                                                                     Day 2    Amsterdam. (Fri.) (B)                                                                                       televisions, new verandah decking and furniture, and wireless
                                                          FINLAND                                    Day 3    Amsterdam. (Sat.) (B)                                                                                       internet service in all staterooms and public areas.
                                SWEDEN                Helsinki 1
                                                                   1
                                                                                  2 St. Petersburg
                                                                                                     Day 4    Amsterdam (Embarkation). (Sun.) (B,L,D)
                                          Stockholm
                                                 2            ESTONIA
                                                                       Tallinn   RUSSIA
                                                                                                     Day 5    Kiel Canal, Germany. (Mon.) (B,L,D)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          We also offer a version of this vacation combining your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          cruise on the Azamara Quest with an Avalon Waterways
                                             Baltic Sea

                 North Sea
                                                                                                     Day 6    Copenhagen, Denmark. (Tue.) (B,L,D)
              DENMARK                                                                                                                                                                                                     Rhine River cruise. Instead of starting your vacation with
                                                                                                     Day 7    Ronne/Bornholm, Denmark. (Wed.) (B,L,D)
               Copenhagen 1
                                     1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          three nights in Amsterdam, begin in Zurich where you board
                      1 Kiel Canal
                                         Ronne
                                                                                                     Day 8    Cruising. (Thu.) (B,L,D)                                                                                    your Avalon ship for a cruise on the Romantic Rhine. Your
     3
         Amsterdam
                     GERMANY                                                                         Day 9    Helsinki, Finland. (Fri.) (B,L,D)                                                                           cruise ends in Amsterdam and you begin your day 4 of the
   HOLLAND
                                                                                                     Day 10   St. Petersburg, Russia. (Sat.) (B,L,D)                                                                      daily itinerary noted. Please contact our travel agency for
                                                                                                     Day 11   St. Petersburg, Russia. (Sun.) (B,L,D)                                                                      more details.
                                                                                                     Day 12   Tallinn, Estonia. (Mon.) (B,L,D)
                                                                                                                                                               Terms & Conditions: *Land/Cruise price is based on Club Interior Stateroom, category 10; upgrade to Club Oceanview Stateroom, category
                                                                                                     Day 13   Stockholm, Sweden. (Tue.) (B,L,D)                8 from $320; upgrade to Club Veranda Stateroom, category V3 from $1173. Government taxes and fees of $570 are included in price. From
                                                                                                     Day 14   Stockholm, Sweden (Disembarkation). (Wed.) (B)   price based on double occupancy, and does not include air travel. If you plan to offer both versions of this program: Baltic White Nights
                                                                                                                                                               with Amsterdam and Baltic White Nights with a Rhine River Cruise.

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 south AmericAn explorer
 21 dAys rio de jAneiro to sAntiAgo




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                FEbRUARy 27, 2013, oNE DEPARTURE oNLy
 Your vacation begins in electric Rio de Janeiro with two overnights, an included city tour featuring                                                                                                           LAND/CRUISE PRICE FRoM $4,223*
 the Sambodromo, the cathedral, and a visit to Sugar Loaf Mountain, as well as free time to explore
 on your own. Here you will embark Holland America’s Ms Veendam, and set sail on a 17-night voyage                                                                                                              INCLUDED FEATURES
 around the cape of South America. First stop: Buenos Aires, known for its futbol, tango, and vibrant                                                                                                           Local Host service in Rio de Janeiro and Santiago; Rio de
 nightlife. Consider a short optional flight to nearby Iguassu Falls for the waterfall thrill of a lifetime. On                                                                                                 Janeiro city sightseeing featuring the Sambodromo, the
 to Montevideo, where long lunches, siestas, and High Tea are local traditions. Next up: Port Stanley,                                                                                                          cathedral and a visit to Sugar Loaf Mountain; Santiago
 Falkland Islands, with its moorlands, pubs, sheep ranches, and many types of penguins!                                                                                                                         city sightseeing featuring La Moneda, San Cristobal Hill
                                                                                                                                                                                                                and a visit to the cathedral.
 Cruise through the Strait of Magellan. Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, it is 350 miles long                                                                                                        MEALS
 and only a mile wide at its most narrow section. After departing Punta Arenas, cruise Cockburn Channel,                                                                                                        Breakfast daily (B), 17 lunches (L), 17 dinners (D)
 Beagle Channel, and Glacier Alley before arriving at the southernmost town in the world, Ushuaia.                                                                                                              HoTELS
 Round Cape Horn and then spend a day cruising through scenic Tierra del Fuego and Canal Sarmiento.                                                                                                             RIO DE JANEIRO Sheraton Rio Hotel & Towers,
 Cutting through Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park, this majestic waterway is surrounded by other-                                                                                                         SANTIAGO Grand Hyatt Santiago
 worldly beauty. Stop in Puerto Montt, gateway to the scenic Lake District, filled with fragrant eucalyptus
 and pine forests, icy lakes, Bavarian hamlets, and luminous snowcapped volcanoes.                                                                                                                              AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Included if you purchase air from Monograms.
 Continue north to Valparaiso (Santiago), where you disembark your cruise ship and enjoy a Santiago                                                                                                             HoLLAND AMERICA LINE’S MS vEENDAM
 city tour that includes La Moneda, San Cristobal Hill, and a visit to the 18th-century cathedral. The                                                                                                          Grandly proportioned and recently enhanced, the ms
 journey ends with a final overnight here.                                                                                                                                                                      Veendam offers an onboard experience defined by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                spacious comfort and the latest Signature of Excellence
                                                                          dAily itinerAry                                                                                                                       features and amenities. Guests aboard the Ms Veendam
                                                                                                                                                                                                                will not only enjoy elegant dining rooms, a $2 million art
                                                                          Day 1 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Wed.)    Day 13 Punta Arenas, Chile–Cruise                                                             and antique collection, wide teak decks and spacious
                                                                          Day 2 Rio de Janeiro. (Thu.) (B)               through Cockburn Channel,                                                              staterooms—many with private verandahs—but also new
                                                                                                                         Beagle Channel & Glacier                                                               and exciting venues, stateroom options along with a
                                                                          Day 3 Rio de Janeiro
                                                                                                                         Alley. (Mon.) (B,L,D)
                                                                                 (Embarkation). (Fri.) (B,L,D)                                                                                                  complete update to all stateroom furnishings.
                                                                                                                  Day 14 Ushuaia, Argentina. (Tue.)
                                                                          Day 4 Cruising. (Sat.) (B,L,D)
                                                 BRAZIL
                                                            4   Rio de                                                   (B,L,D)                           Guests on MS Veendam will be able to “show and tell” their vacation memories through the Digital
                                                                Janeiro
                                                                          Day 5 Cruising. (Sun.) (B,L,D)          Day 15 Cruise Cape Horn. (Wed.)          Workshop powered by Windows®. Free workshops led by Microsoft-trained “techsperts” will
                                                                          Day 6 Buenos Aires,                            (B,L,D)
               CHILE                URUGUAY                                      Argentina. (Mon.) (B,L,D)                                                 show even the most novice camera or computer user how to take better vacation photos, make
                                                                                                                  Day 16 Cruise Canal Sarmiento &
                                                                                                                                                           movies, edit pictures and create scrapbooks using a variety of Microsoft Windows and Windows
                                    Montevideo
     Valparaiso 1
     (Santiago)               Buenos                                      Day 7 Buenos Aires. (Tue.) (B,L,D)             Amalia Glacier. (Thu.)
                               Aires
                       ARGENTINA                                          Day 8 Montevideo, Uruguay.                     (B,L,D)                           Live services. Guests will learn how to share all their digital memories through email, blogging and
                     Puerto Montt                                                (Wed.) (B,L,D)                   Day 17 Cruise the Chilean Fjords.        social networking—so friends and family can see where they’ve been cruising even before they
  Chilean Fjords
 Canal Sarmiento
 & Amalia Glacier
                                                 Port Stanley             Day 9 Cruising. (Thu.) (B,L,D)                 (Fri.) (B,L,D)                    return home.
                                                  FALKLAND
                                                                                                                  Day 18 Puerto Montt, Chile. (Sat.)
 Cockburn Channel,   Punta
                                                   ISLANDS                Day 10 Cruising. (Fri.) (B,L,D)                                                  Terms & Conditions: *Land/Cruise price is based on Interior Stateroom, category L; upgrade to Oceanview Stateroom, category F
  Beagle Channel     Arenas                                                                                              (B,L,D)                           from $390; upgrade to Verandah Stateroom, category BB from $2405. Government taxes and fees of $644 are included in price.
   & Glacier Alley
                                                                          Day 11 Port Stanley, Falkland
                                                                                                                  Day 19 Cruising. (Sun.) (B,L,D)
                       Strait of Magellan
              Ushuaia Cape Horn                                                                                                                            From price based on double occupancy, and does not include air travel.
                                                                                 Islands. (Sat.) (B,L,D)
                                                                                                                  Day 20 Valparaiso, Chile
                                                                          Day 12 Cruise the Strait of Magellan.          (Disembarkation) - Santiago.(B)
                                                                                 (Sun.) (B,L,D)
                                                                                                                  Day 21 Valparaiso (Santiago).
                                                                                                                         (Tue.) (B)
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 fAscinAting isrAel
 9 dAys from tel Aviv to jerusAlem
 optionAl jordAn or nile cruise extensions AvAilAble




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           15
                                                                              Arrive in Tel Aviv and join a welcome dinner at your hotel as                                                                                     FEbRUARy-NovEMbER DEPARTURES
                                                                              well as an excursion to the Valley of Elah, the Monastery of the                                                                                  AvAILAbLE PRICE FRoM $2,049*
                                                                              Trappist Monks in Latrun, and the ancient port of Jaffa. Start
                                                                              your travel through the Holy Land, and enjoy visits to all its                                                                                    SUPERIoR HoTELS
                                                                              famous sites, including Caesarea, Haifa, Acre, Nazareth, Cana,                                                                                    TEL AVIV Herods (SF), HAIFA Dan Panorama (F),
                                                                              Bet She’an, and the Dead Sea.                                                                                                                     KIBBUTZ Lavi (F), JERUSALEM Dan Panorama
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (F); JORDAN EXTENSION: PETRA Marriott (SF),
                                                                              Other highlights: a stay at a kibbutz, where you will hear about                                                                                  DEAD SEA Jordan Valley Marriott (SF); NILE RIVER
                                                                              life in a kibbutz during a lecture; a cruise on the Sea of Galilee;                                                                               EXTENSION: CAIRO (start extension) Oberoi Mena
                                                                              and a visit to the Church of the Annunciation.                                                                                                    House (garden view - D), NILE CRUISE Ms Mayfair,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                CAIRO (end extension) Fairmont Heliopolis (D)
                                                                              Four nights in Jerusalem feature visits to Yad Vashem, the Israel                                                                                 AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
                                                                              Museum, the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem, a guided walking                                                                                     Included if you purchase air from Globus
                                                                              tour along via Dolorosa, the Wailing Wall, King David’s Tomb,
                                                                              and much more. Also ride a cable car and visit the cliff-top                                                                                      ExTEND yoUR vACATIoN IN joRDAN
                                                                              fortress of Masada. An unforgettable vacation!                                                                                                    13 days from Tel Aviv to Dead Sea (see map on page 34)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Price From $3,299 (including Israel vacation)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                After your exploration of Israel, travel to Jordan and stay
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                two nights in legendary Petra, with visits to the Siq, made
                                                                                       dAily itinerAry                                                                                                                          famous in the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade,
                                             Mount of
                                             Beatitudes                                                                                                                                                                         and the fascinating Treasury. Stay an additional two
                             Acre        Kibbutz 1
                                                    Capernaum
                                                                                       Day 1   Arrive in Tel Aviv, Israel. (Mon.) (D)                                                                                           nights at the Dead Sea, with visits to Wadi Mujib, Madaba,
                         Haifa 1                   Sea of Galilee
                                        Cana
                                                                                       Day 2   Tel Aviv. Excursion to Valley of Elah–Latrun–Jaffa.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mount Nebo, Jerash, and Um Quais.
                                    Galilee Nazareth                                                                                                                                  Mediterranean
                                                                                                                                                                                           Sea
                                                                     Um Quais
                                                                                               (Tue.) (B)
                                      Bet She’an
                                                                                                                                                                   Sakkara
                                                                                                                                                                             Giza
                                                                                                                                                                                    22Cairo                                     ADD A NILE RIvER CRUISE To yoUR
           Caesarea                                                                    Day 3   Tel Aviv–Caesarea–Haifa. (Wed.) (B,D)                                  Memphis                                                   joRDAN ExTENSIoN
                                                                          Jerash
 Mediterranean Sea                  ISRAEL
                         M
                                                                     M                 Day 4 Haifa–Acre–Nazareth–Cana–Kibbutz. (Thu.) (B,D)                                            Nile
                                                                                                                                                                                       River
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                18 days from Tel Aviv to Cairo
        Tel Aviv     2                                                                                                                                                                                                          Cruise Price From $2,606 (in addition to Israel & Jordan vacation)
                                                                                       Day 5   Kibbutz–Mount of Beatitudes–Capernaum–Sea of
          Jaffa              M
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                After your exploration of Israel, sail through five-thousand
                                                                 Bethany
                                                                                               Galilee–Bet She’an–Jerusalem. (Fri.) (B,D)
                   Latrun
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                years of history along Egypt’s mysterious Nile. In Cairo,
                                               M




                     Valley of Elah                                       Mount Nebo
                                                                 M




                                                                                                                                                                                                Valley
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                marvel at King Tut’s treasures and masterpieces of ancient
                                                                     M




                          Jerusalem 4
                                                                          Madaba
                                                                                       Day 6 Jerusalem. Excursion to Masada & the Dead Sea.                                  EGYPT
                                                                                                                                                                                               of Kings
                                                                                                                                                                                                       4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Karnak
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Luxor

                          Bethlehem              Dead
                                                         2
                                                                                             (Sat.) (B,D)                                                                                              Edfu                     art, visit the Sphinx, and see the Great Pyramids of Giza. In
                                                 Sea
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Kom Ombo   ancient Memphis, see the statue of Ramses II, then fly to
                                        M
                                                                         Wadi Mujib    Day 7   Jerusalem. Excursion to the Old City. (Sun.) (B)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Aswan       Luxor and embark your 4-night Nile River cruise to Aswan.
                                    Masada
                                                                                       Day 8   Jerusalem. Excursion to Yad Vashem and the Israel                                                                                Along the way, visit the Luxor Temple, Colossi of Memnon,
                                                                     Kerak                                                                                                                                 Lake Nasser
                                                                                               Museum–Bethlehem. (Mon.) (B,D)                                                             Abu Simbel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the Valleys of Kings and Queens, Temple of Isis, and Aswan
                                        Lot’s Cave
                                                             M                JORDAN
                                                                                       Day 9 Jerusalem. (Tue.) (B)                                                                                                              Dam. Also, ride through Edfu to the Temple of Horus, sail
                                                     2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                across the water on a felucca, and visit colorful local bazaars.
                                                   Petra

                                                                                                                                                     Terms & Conditions: *From price based on double occupancy, and does not include air travel.

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 polAr beArs of churchill
 6 dAys from winnipeg to winnipeg




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                                       Polar bears are the world’s largest land carnivore, and              oCTobER-NovEMbER DEPARTURES
                                       now’s your chance to see them up close! On this vacation,            AvAILAbLE PRICE FRoM $5,819*
                                       discover unspoiled landscapes, clean air, pure water and
                                       the “Land of Nanook”—the polar bear. Each October and
                                       November, polar bears descend upon the small town of                 INCLUDED FEATURES
                                       Churchill on the western shore of Hudson Bay, waiting for            winnipeg
                                       the ice to thicken.                                                  Roundtrip flights to Churchill
                                                                                                            churchill
                                       You’ll have the opportunity to board the famous Tundra               Cape Merry National Historic Site; Eskimo Museum;
                                       Buggy to seek out the polar bears playing, rolling in the            two full-day Tundra Buggy excursions; dog sledding;
                                       snow, and even inspecting the buggy. This unique vehicle             Parks Canada Interpretive Centre
                                       is heated, equipped with a restroom, and has a viewing
                                                                                                            MEALS
                                       platform on the back. You’ll also visit the Eskimo Museum
                                                                                                            American breakfast daily (B), 4 lunches (L), 4
                                       to learn about the Intuit and their culture, will check out
                                                                                                            dinners (D)
                                       the Cape Merry National Historic Site and Parks Canada
                                       Interpretive Centre, and will join a dogsledding excursion.          SUPERIoR HoTELS
                                       Just imagine the stories and photos you’ll be able to share          WINNIPEG Sheraton Four Points Hotel (F),
                                       with friends when you return from this amazing vacation.             CHURCHILL Tundra Inn or similar (BA)
                                                                                                            AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
                                                                                                            Included on brochure dates if you purchase air from
                                                                                                            Globus.
                                            dAily itinerAry                                                 Terms & Conditions: *From price based on double occupancy, and does
                                                                                                            not include air travel to Winnipeg from your gateway. From price does
                                            Day 1      Winnipeg.                                            include intra-tour flights from Winnipeg/Churchill/Winnipeg.
                   Churchill
                      3        Hudson Bay
                                            Day 2      Winnipeg–Churchill. (B,L,D)

                                            Day 3      Churchill. (B,L,D)
         MANITOBA                           Day 4      Churchill. (B,L,D)

                                            Day 5      Churchill–Winnipeg. (B,L,D)

                                            Day 6      Winnipeg. (B)


                                            (This vacation visits remote regions where some facilities
            11                              are not up to Globus’ first-class standards. However, we
        Winnipeg                            have selected the best available hotels that satisfy our high
                                            standards of cleanliness and comfort.)


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 the blue dAnube discovery
 13 dAys from budApest to prAgue




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 The delightful Danube sets the stage for this incredible journey as you sail through beautiful                                                                                             APRIL-oCTobER DEPARTURES AvAILAbLE
 scenery and quaint towns. Begin in Budapest, Hungary, with two overnights, guided sightseeing,                                                                                             LAND/CRUISE PRICE FRoM $3,339*
 and a visit to imposing Fishermen’s Bastion. In your free time, enjoy delicious Hungarian cuisine,
 explore its famous produce market, Central Market Hall, wander around the former Royal Palace                                                                                              INCLUDED FEATURES
 grounds, marvel at its famous churches, or visit one of the many museums.                                                                                                                  cruise: Deluxe 7-night cruise from Budapest to
                                                                                                                                                                                            Nuremberg in an outside stateroom with hotel-style beds
 Next, board your river cruise vessel and sail westward, with guided sightseeing in magical Vienna,
 Passau, and medieval Regensburg. Also take a guided walk in the charming town of Dürnstein and                                                                                             budApest: Guided sightseeing, visit Fishermen’s
 see the baroque Stiftskirche; visit the awe-inspiring Benedictine Abbey in Melk and marvel at its                                                                                          Bastion; welcome reception
 beauty. Enjoy a wine tasting in Melk and a fun beer tasting in fascinating Nuremberg.                                                                                                      viennA: Guided sightseeing
                                                                                                                                                                                            dÜrnstein: Guided walk, see the Stiftskirche
 Finally, disembark your ship and travel to the “Golden City” of Prague for a final three overnights,                                                                                       melk: Guided visit of the Benedictine Abbey; wine tasting
 guided sightseeing, and plenty of free time to discover the Hradcany Castle grounds, wander
 through Prague’s Jewish Quarter, shop for hand-cut crystal, savor authentic Czech dumplings,                                                                                               pAssAu: Guided sightseeing
 stand in the square where protestors demonstrated against Communism, or visit one of the many                                                                                              regensburg: Guided sightseeing
 churches. All of this and more awaits you on this marvelous vacation!                                                                                                                      mAin dAnube cAnAl: Cruise in the canal
                                                                                                                                                                                            nuremberg: Guided sightseeing; beer tasting
                                                                                                                                                                                            prAgue: Guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical
                                                                                                                                                                                            Clock and visit Hradcany Castle grounds


                                                                                 dAily itinerAry                                                                                            MEALS
                                                                                                                                                                                            Full buffet breakfast (B) in Budapest and Prague; meals
                                                                                 Day 1    Arrive in Budapest, Hungary.                                                                      on board featuring full breakfast (B), lunch (L) with
                                                                                 Day 2    Budapest. (B)                                                                                     complimentary soft drinks, and dinner (D) including
                                                                                 Day 3    Budapest (Embarkation). (B,D)                                                                     complimentary wine, beer, or soft drinks; a welcome
                                                                                 Day 4    Budapest–Vienna, Austria. (B,L,D)                                                                 reception, Captain’s reception and farewell dinner; one
                                                                                                                                                                                            sitting with open seating arrangements.
                                 3 Prague
        Nuremberg
         Main Danube                  CZECH
                                                                                 Day 5    Vienna. (B,L,D)
            Canal                    REPUBLIC
             Regensburg                                                          Day 6    Dürnstein–Melk. (B,L,D)
                         Ilz River                                                                                                        SUPERIoR HoTELS
   GERMANY                   Passau         Dürnstein                            Day 7    Linz–Passau, Germany. (B,L,D)
                                  Linz
                                         Melk
                                                           SLOVAKIA
                                                                                                                                          BUDAPEST InterContinental (SF), PRAGUE Hilton (SF) or InterContinental (D)
             Inn River                          Vienna      Danube River
                                                                                 Day 8    Regensburg. (B,L,D)
                         Salzburg
                                                               7
                                 AUSTRIA                               2         Day 9    Nuremberg. (B,L,D)
                                                         HUNGARY
                                                                      Budapest                                                            AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
                                                                                 Day 10   Nuremberg (Disembarkation)–Travel by Coach to   Included on brochure dates if you purchase air from Avalon.
                                                                                          Prague, Czech Republic. (B)
                                                                                 Day 11   Prague. (B)                                     Terms & Conditions: *From price based on double occupancy, in a deluxe outside stateroom category E on Indigo Deck, and does
                                                                                 Day 12   Prague. (B)                                     not include air travel. Upgrades are available, please call our travel agency for pricing.

                                                                                 Day 13   Prague. (B)


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 thAilAnd, vietnAm
 & chinA with singApore
 31 dAys from singApore to kobe




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 This expansive discovery of Asia begins with two overnights                                                    dAily itinerAry                               FEbRUARy 2, 2013, oNE DEPARTURE oNLy
 in Singapore, where a guided sightseeing tour shows off the                                                                                                  LAND/CRUISE PRICE $5,061*
 main sites and you’ll also enjoy plenty of free time to explore                                                Day 1 Arrive in Singapore. (Sat.)
 on your own.                                                                                                   Day 2 Singapore. (Sun.) (B)
                                                                                                                Day 3 Singapore (Embarkation).
                                                                                                                       (Mon.) (B,L,D)
                                                                                                                                                              INCLUDED FEATURES
 Embark your Holland America cruise ship here and continue                                                                                                    Local Host service in Singapore; Singapore city map;
                                                                                                                Day 4 At Sea. (Tue.) (B,L,D)
 to mystical Thailand, with port stops in Koh Samui—an island                                                                                                 guided sightseeing in Singapore
                                                                                                                Day 5 Koh Samui, Thailand. (Wed.) (B,L,D)
 of towering coconut palms, beautiful white sand beaches,
                                                                                                                Day 6 Laem Chabang (Bangkok),                 MEALS
 and stunning Na Muang waterfall—and Laem Chabang                                                                      Thailand. (Thu.) (B,L,D)               Breakfast daily (B), 28 lunches (L), 28 dinners (D)
 (Bangkok), where bustling modernity stands side by side with                                                   Day 7 Laem Chabang (Bangkok).
 serene golden temples, glitzy nightclubs, magnificent Grand                                                           (Fri.) (B,L,D)                         HoTEL
 Palace, and the fascinating Damnoen Saduak Floating Market.                                                    Day 8 Sihanoukville, Cambodia.                SINGAPORE Swissotel the Stamford (MD)
                                                                                                                       (Sat.) (B,L,D)                         AIRPoRT TRANSFERS
 Next up: Sihanoukville, Cambodia, a premiere beach lovers’                                                     Day 9 At Sea. (Sun.) (BLD)                    Included if you purchase air from Monograms.
 destination. Then, in Vietnam, stops include Phu My with its                                                   Day 10 Phu My, Vietnam. (Mon.) (B,L,D)
 French Colonial architecture and bustling street markets; Nha                                                                                                PERSoNALIzE yoUR ExPERIENCE
                                                                                                                Day 11 Nha Trang, Vietnam. (Tue.) (B,L,D)
 Trang, with its 7th-century Cham Ponagar Temple complex                                                                                                      Here is a sample of the ACTIVITIES & EXCURSIONS
                                                                                                                Day 12 At Sea. (Wed.) (B,L,D)
 and white sand beaches; Da Nang, gateway to the country’s                                                                                                    offered by Monograms. We’ve also included some
                                                                                                                Day 13 Da Nang, Vietnam. (Thu.) (B,L,D)
 natural and ancient wonders including the five peaks of                                                                                                      ON YOUR OWN suggestions from your Monograms
                                                                                                                Day 14 At Sea. (Fri.) (B,L,D)
 the Marble Mountains, the palace and pavilions of Hue, and                                                                                                   Local Hosts.
                                                                                                                Day 15 Ha Long Bay, Vietnam. (Sat.) (B,L,D)
 nearby China Beach; and the mystical limestone formations                                                      Day 16 At Sea. (Sun.) (B,L,D)                 SINGAPORE
 of world-famous of Ha Long Bay.                                                                                Day 17 Hong Kong, China. (Mon.) (B,L,D)       Activities & Excursions: Visit the nearby island
                                                                                                                Day 18 At Sea. (Tue.) (B,L,D)                 resort of Sentosa to enjoy a variety of activities and
 On to China, where you visit vibrant Hong Kong, Shanghai,                                                      Day 19 At Sea. (Wed.) (B,L,D)                 attractions. • Take a night safari for a unique glimpse
 Beijing, and the key northern port of Dalian; Pusan, South                                                     Day 20 Shanghai, China. (Thu.) (B,L,D)        of jungle wildlife at night. On Your Own: Visit the
 Korea, with its large Buddhist temples, renowned fish market,                                                  Day 21 Shanghai, China. (Fri.) (B,L,D)        historic Raffles Hotel to enjoy a famous Singapore
 and healing hot springs; and Japan, with port stops in                                                         Day 22 At Sea. (Sat.) (B,L,D)                 Sling cocktail. • Sample local cuisine at Singapore’s
 poignant Nagasaki and Kobe, of beef and winery fame.                                                           Day 23 At Sea. (Sun.) (B,L,D)                 famous Lau Pa Sat food court. • Shop along Orchard
                                                          Xingang           Dalian                              Day 24 Xingang (Beijing), China.              Road.
                                                          (Beijing)
                                                                                      Busan                            (Mon.) (B,L,D)
                                                                                     (Pusan)     Kobe (Osaka)
                                                                                                                Day 25 Xingang (Beijing), China.
                                                                 Shanghai                 Nagasaki
                                                                                                                       (Tue.) (B,L,D)                         Terms & Conditions: *Land/Cruise price is based on interior stateroom,
                                                                                                                Day 26 Dalian, China. (Wed.) (B,L,D)          category L; upgrade to oceanview stateroom, category from $875,
                                                                                                                                                              upgrade to verandah stateroom, category BB form $4100. Government
                                                    Hong Kong                                                   Day 27 At Sea. (Thu.) (B,L,D)                 taxes, and fees of $812 are included in price. From price based on double
                                      Halong Bay
                                                                                                                Day 28 Pusan, South Korea. (Fri.) (B,L,D)     occupancy, and does not include air travel.
                                      Da Nang                                                                   Day 29 Nagasaki, Japan. (Sat.) (B,L,D)
                    Laem Chabang
                      (Bangkok) Sihanoukville                                                                   Day 30 At Sea. (Sun.) (B,L,D)
                                  (Kompong Som)    Nha Trang
                   Ko Samui                     Phu My
                                                (Ho Chi Minh City)
                                                                                                                Day 31 Kobe, Japan (Disembarkation).
                      Singapore
                                  2                                                                                    (Mon.) (B)

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                                                                                                                                                           Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and
 bucket list vAcAtions terms & conditions                                                                                                                  optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including but not limited to flight cancellations or name
                                                                                                                                                           changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply (see
 PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: The purchase of any travel services offered by Group Voyagers, Inc., doing business as Globus, Monograms or
                                                                                                                                                           “Revision Fees” below). In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $250 but in some instances may be up to 100% of
 Avalon Waterways (hereinafter “Globus”) constitutes a contractual arrangement between you and Globus, and represents your acceptance
                                                                                                                                                           the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
 of the Globus Terms & Conditions set out herein. Please ensure that you read carefully and understand these Terms & Conditions prior to
 booking. You are advised to check on the Web sites or to request the latest version of the Terms & Conditions from your Travel Agent or
                                                                                                                                                           Globus reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any vacation departure for any reason, including insufficient demand. If a vacation is
 Globus prior to booking your vacation.
                                                                                                                                                           canceled prior to departure, Globus’ only responsibility will be to refund the amount received for the reservation. Globus will try to rebook
                                                                                                                                                           the same vacation with a different departure date, or a similar vacation. For air-inclusive vacations, Globus will try to confirm air schedules
 Deposit & Final Payment: A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $250 per land vacation per person is required for Globus to
                                                                                                                                                           for the selected new dates, subject to availability. Globus cannot assume responsibility for any additional costs or any fees relating to the
 reserve space for you, with some limited exceptions as noted below. Your booking is not confirmed and payment is not deemed made
                                                                                                                                                           issuance and/or cancellation of air tickets or other travel arrangements not made through Globus.
 until the deposit is received by Globus and you receive a confirmation invoice. Globus accepts checks, money orders, Visa, MasterCard,
 Discover/Novus, and American Express. Your reservation will be automatically canceled if deposit is not received by Globus by the deposit
                                                                                                                                                           Revision Fees: A fee of $30 per transaction will be charged for any alteration or revision made to a reservation. Any revision to a booking
 due date. On certain departures, deposits may be required at time of booking to hold or to confirm space for you. Payment of the deposit
                                                                                                                                                           may result in the loss of confirmed airline reservations or increased airfare which will be payable by you. Additional airline and hotel
 indicates you have read and accepted these Terms and Conditions.
                                                                                                                                                           penalties may also apply and may be up to 100% of the full price. A change of traveler name, vacation date, or itinerary within final
                                                                                                                                                           payment will be treated as a full cancellation and new reservation; vacation cancellation fees (as above) apply.
 Please review and verify your booking invoice thoroughly and contact your Travel Agent or Globus immediately if your invoice appears to
 be incorrect or incomplete, as it may not be possible to make changes later. Globus cannot accept responsibility if we are not notified of
                                                                                                                                                           Air Arrangements: Globus is not responsible if an airline cancels, reschedules, or delays a flight for any reason. If you purchased air through
 inaccuracies within 5 days of sending out the invoice. In the case of billing errors, Globus reserves the right to re-invoice you with correct pricing.
                                                                                                                                                           Globus, we will try and assist in making new arrangements providing you have not already checked in with your airline for your first flight
                                                                                                                                                           segment. After check-in, you must work with the airline directly to reach your destination or to make any alternate arrangements including
 Final payment is due 45 days prior to commencement of services, with some limited exceptions as set forth below. If final payment is not
                                                                                                                                                           amendments to return services. Please be aware airline fees often apply for modifications to air schedules not related to airline imposed
 received by the due date, your reservation will be canceled and your full deposit, including Travel Protection payments, will be retained by
                                                                                                                                                           flight cancellations, reschedules or delays. These fees will be payable to the airline directly at time of request. If you miss your departure
 Globus. Globus is not responsible for canceled land and/or air reservations in the event payment is not received by the final payment date.
                                                                                                                                                           flight or connection, it is your responsibility to work with the airline on which you are ticketed to reach your destination. No refunds will
 Payment in full is required at time of booking for reservations made within the final payment date of your vacation (in most cases, within
                                                                                                                                                           be provided by Globus for portions of trips missed due to canceled, rescheduled or delayed flights after airport check-in, nor is Globus
 45 days of departure). For group reservations, Travel Agents should refer to the Group Policy, which will be provided to you by Globus
                                                                                                                                                           responsible for any additional expenses you may incur prior to joining your trip if you miss your departure flight or flight connection.
 upon request and is also located in the Travel Agent Portal.
                                                                                                                                                           For air purchased through Globus, if any air schedule requires an overnight stay in a gateway city, Globus can assist you with hotel
 Acceptance on the vacation is subject to presentation of the Traveler Certificate, which will be available in your final Travel Documents.
                                                                                                                                                           reservations; however, the cost of the overnight stay (including but not limited to hotel and meals) is your expense. Air routings are subject
                                                                                                                                                           to availability. Routings are not guaranteed and are subject to change at any time.
 Exceptions Apply to These Vacations: The following deposit and/or final payment dates apply to these vacations. Please see your invoice
 for more information on deposit and/or final payment dates.
                                                                                                                                                           If you make your own flight arrangements, Globus will not be responsible for any loss resulting from cancellation or changes in international
                                                                                                                                                           gateways, itineraries or travel dates. We recommend that you do not purchase airline tickets with high penalty charges for changes.
 Air Inclusive Vacations:
 • An additional $250 per person non-refundable air deposit is required for any air booked in conjunction with any land vacation. Air can
                                                                                                                                                           Under the new Secure Flight Program enacted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Transportation Security Administration
   only be booked by Globus in conjunction with a land package.
                                                                                                                                                           (TSA) requires airlines to collect information from you for the purposes of watch list matching. TSA may share information you provide
                                                                                                                                                           with law enforcement or intelligence agencies or others under its published system of records notice. At time of booking a vacation with air
 Other Vacations:
                                                                                                                                                           reservations, Globus will collect the required information and add to your air booking to pass to the airline(s) for the Secure Flight Program.
 • For vacations with included internal air, a $500 non-refundable, per person deposit is required to reserve space for you.
                                                                                                                                                           The information includes full name, date of birth, gender and redress number (if available). Failure to provide the required TSA information
 • For cruise vacations that include a cruise on the Santa Cruz, vacations that include a Princess cruise or Azamara cruise, final payment is
                                                                                                                                                           at time of booking will result in the loss of confirmed flights and airfare price as information is required for ticketing. Rebooking lost airfare
   due 90 days prior to the commencement of services. For vacation that include a Holland America cruise final payment is due 75 days
                                                                                                                                                           is subject to schedule availability at time of rebooking and may result in alternate flight schedules and/or increases in airfare price. Any
   prior to the commencement of services. For vacation that include the Polar Bears of Churchill, final payment is due 65 days prior to the
                                                                                                                                                           increase in airfare price is payable by you.
   commencement of services.
                                                                                                                                                           Participation: For the benefit of everyone on your vacation, Globus reserves the right to accept or reject any vacation participant and to
 The following taxes and fees will be added to your trip price if you book an air-inclusive vacation with Globus. These taxes and fees are
                                                                                                                                                           remove any participant whose conduct is deemed incompatible with the interests of the other participants. Globus will not refund or cover
 dependent upon your itinerary. Please ask your Travel Agent or your Globus representative at time of reservation for more information.
                                                                                                                                                           any cost or expenses incurred for termination of vacation arrangements due to unacceptable behavior.
 • September 11th Security Fee up to $10 per person
 • Passenger facility charges up to $18 per person
                                                                                                                                                           Travelers Who Need Special Assistance on Tours and/or Cruises: You must report any disability requiring special attention while on tour
 • Federal domestic flight segment fees up to $3.70 per segment
                                                                                                                                                           or on cruise to Globus at the time the reservation is made. Globus will make reasonable attempts to accommodate the special needs of
 • U.S. and International arrival and departure and other government-imposed fees between $200 - $600 per person
                                                                                                                                                           disabled travelers, but is not responsible in the event it is unable to do so nor responsible for any denial of services by air carriers, hotels,
                                                                                                                                                           restaurants, or other independent suppliers. Globus cannot provide individual assistance to a vacation participant for walking, dining,
 Cancellations & Cancellation Fees: If cancellation is received by Globus before the final payment date of your vacation, your non-
                                                                                                                                                           getting on and off motorcoaches, cruise ships and other vehicles, or other personal needs. A qualified and physically able companion
 refundable deposit and Travel Protection payments will be retained in addition to any airline-imposed fees or penalties. For individual
                                                                                                                                                           must accompany travelers who need such assistance and must assume full responsibility for their well being. All travelers with Globus are
 reservations, the following per person cancellation fees apply. Total price does not include discounts, promotions, or special incentives.
                                                                                                                                                           subject to the Participation clause above.
 (For group reservations, refer to the Group Policy.)
                                                                                                                                                           Not all sightseeing stops/sites accommodate wheelchairs and some locations and sightseeing activities require extensive standing, sitting
 Standard Cancellation Fees escorted and independent vacations:
                                                                                                                                                           or walking. Globus is not responsible for any missed activities due to a participant’s inability to participate with the group. The Americans
 • 45-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
                                                                                                                                                           with Disabilities Act is only applicable within the United States and facilities for disabled individuals are limited outside its borders. Most
 • 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
                                                                                                                                                           transportation services, including the touring motorcoaches and cruise ships, are not equipped with wheelchair ramps. Motorized scooters
 • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
                                                                                                                                                           are not typically suitable on international tours.
 • On departure day and later: 100% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
                                                                                                                                                           Although some of our ships have elevators, many of our small ships (e.g., river cruise vessels) do not. Passengers requiring ship elevators
 Exceptions to the standard cancellation fees:
                                                                                                                                                           should inquire before making reservations. Additionally, most stateroom doors and restrooms are not wide enough to allow access by
 For cruise vacations that include a cruise the Santa Cruz, the following cancellation fees apply:
                                                                                                                                                           standard wheelchairs, and bathrooms and other doorways may be fitted with coamings. For safety reasons, passengers in wheelchairs
 • 90-60 days prior to commencement of services: 35% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
                                                                                                                                                           cannot be carried on ramps in ports where the ship is at anchor.
 • 59-30 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
 • 29-1 days prior to commencement of services: 80% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
                                                                                                                                                           Young Travelers: Travelers who are under 18 years old on the departure date must be accompanied by an adult throughout the vacation
 • On departure day and later: 100% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
                                                                                                                                                           and must share an adult’s accommodation. Children under 8 years of age are not allowed on Globus vacations. For any special requirements
                                                                                                                                                           regarding airline tickets for children, contact your airline directly.
 For vacations that include a Princess or Azamara cruise:
 • 90-75 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
                                                                                                                                                           The following young traveler discounts apply to Globus vacations. To receive the young traveler’s discount, the age of the traveler must
 • 74-43 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
                                                                                                                                                           qualify at commencement of services.
 • 42-31 days prior to commencement of services: 75% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
 • 30-0 days prior to commencement of services: 100% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
                                                                                                                                                           On Globus escorted vacations, young travelers ages 8-17 receive a 10% discount on the base land vacation price. There is no discount for
                                                                                                                                                           young travelers on vacations that include a Galápagos cruise.
 For vacations that include a Holland America cruise:
 • 75-57 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
                                                                                                                                                           Due to heightened security, many countries have adopted practices to prevent international abductions of children. If a child will be
 • 56-29 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
                                                                                                                                                           traveling with adults other than the parents or with only one parent, it is recommended that a notarized letter be written by the parents
 • 28-16 days prior to commencement of services: 75% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
                                                                                                                                                           or non-traveling parent granting authorization to travel, including the dates of travel. We suggest that you also contact the appropriate
 • 15-0 days prior to commencement of services: 100% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
                                                                                                                                                           consulate and airlines because they may have additional requirements or recommendations.
 For vacations that include the Polar Bears of Churchill:
                                                                                                                                                           Smoking: Smoking is not allowed on transportation that is exclusively provided by Globus. On cruise ships, smoking is restricted to certain
 • 65-47 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price plus Travel Protection payments
                                                                                                                                                           areas of the vessel. On European river cruise ships, smoking is allowed only on the vessels’ outside decks where ashtrays are available.
 • 46-0 days prior to commencement of services: 100% of total price plus Travel Protection payments



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 Price Policy: All vacation prices are based on rates (reflecting foreign exchange rates) known at the time of publication and expected to               As it is difficult and sometimes impossible to properly investigate a complaint if Globus is not advised of such complaint quickly, any
 be in effect at the time of departure, and do not include airfare except where noted. Vacation prices are per person, based on double                   compensation you may have been able to claim could be reduced or even forfeited if you do not follow the complaints procedure set out
 occupancy. Single room supplements and triple reductions or pricing are listed where applicable. Not all accommodation types are                        in this clause.
 available on all vacations.
 Prices are subject to increase without notice, subject to the guarantees set forth below.                                                               In the event of a problem or complaint involving the negligence of any suppliers, sub-contractors, or agents in relation to any service
                                                                                                                                                         provided to the vacation participant, Globus must receive the complaint while on vacation or within 30 days of tour completion.
 Once Globus has received your full deposit for any vacation that land vacation price is guaranteed and you are protected against any land
 price increase due to currency surcharge. Any subsequent cost increases are at Globus’ expense, not including energy cost increases and/                Holidays: During local or national holidays or special events, on Sundays, and religious occasions, certain facilities such as museums,
 or any government tax increases.                                                                                                                        churches, restaurants, sightseeing tours, and shopping may be limited or not available. Alternatives will be offered whenever possible.
                                                                                                                                                         Globus cannot be held responsible for any closures or curtails for any reason.
 Air-inclusive vacations, and/or land-only vacations that include air between cities (internal air) are guaranteed when Globus has received
 your full land and air deposits. Globus reserves the right to ticket bookings upon receipt of full land and air deposits thus any subsequent            Christmas Market Vacations: Please note that Christmas markets generally close around the third week of December.
 changes made at your request are subject to airline-imposed change fees and/or changes in airfare price, which are your responsibility to
 pay. Air is only available to passengers traveling from the United States and only available when booked in conjunction with a land vacation.           Safety: Please be aware that during your participation in vacations operated by Globus, certain risks and dangers may arise beyond our
 Vacation departures in 2013 are subject to itinerary modifications. Full details will be available in October 2012. Travelers have the right to         control, including but not limited to: the hazards of traveling in undeveloped areas; travel by boat, train, automobile, aircraft, or other
 cancel their reservation without penalty within 7 days of notification in the event of itinerary modifications for departures in 2013.                  means of transportation; forces of nature; political unrest; acts of lawlessness or terrorism; and accident or illness in remote regions without
                                                                                                                                                         means of rapid evacuation or medical facilities. Globus will not have liability regarding provision of medical care or the adequacy of any
 Visas & Passports: You are responsible for obtaining and paying for all visas and entry documents, for meeting all health and other                     care that may be rendered. While Globus will use its best efforts to ensure that adequate measures are taken, by agreeing to participate
 requirements, and for any documents required by the laws, regulations, orders, and/or requirements of the countries you will visit.                     in a vacation and/or optional excursions you agree that you will hold Globus harmless regarding any provision of medical care or the
 Non-U.S. citizens must consult with appropriate consulates to determine if any visas are needed; you are responsible for obtaining all                  adequacy of any care rendered.
 visas and entry documents independently. Globus is not responsible for providing you with specific visa and passport information or
 documentation, and Globus cannot accept liability for any passenger refused entry onto any transport or into any country due to failure                 Photographs or Pictures: Photographs or pictures appearing in this brochure should be used solely as an indication of facilities and
 of the passenger to carry correct documentation. All passengers traveling internationally are required to have a passport. Most countries               attractions. Actual facilities and attractions may vary according to itinerary. Maps shown on the vacation pages are current at the time of
 require that the passport be valid for at least six (6) months beyond the conclusion of your trip. It is recommended you have a minimum                 printing and may not reflect the actual routing should the itinerary change.
 of three blank pages in your passport when traveling, as many countries require blank pages. Multiple-entry visas are required for some
 vacations. It is your responsibility to verify all visa and passport requirements. The process of obtaining a visa and/or passport can take             Optional Excursions & Activities: Optional activities and excursions (“the Services”) available for booking are provided by local operators
 up to three months or more.                                                                                                                             or other third parties that are entirely independent of Globus and do not form any part of the product or services sold to you by Globus
                                                                                                                                                         or of these Terms & Conditions, even where Globus suggests particular operators/other third parties and/or assists you in booking such
 Hotels & Accommodations: The hotels listed in this brochure are intended to be used on all departures; however, if a change becomes                     optional activities or excursions. Your contract for such Services will be with the organizer or operator of that Service and will be subject
 necessary for any reason, including alternate hotels for additional departures on the same date, or hotel location changes within or                    to its Terms & Conditions, which may contain exclusions or limitations of liability. Globus has no liability for any such optional activity
 outside itinerary cities, the hotel substituted will be equivalent or higher to those shown. No refunds are provided for hotel changes; full            or excursion or for any act(s) or omission(s) of the organizer or operator or for any of its employees or agents or any other person(s)
 cancellation penalties as noted above apply.                                                                                                            connected with the optional activity or excursion.

 Every effort is made to reserve only twin-bedded rooms. Occasionally, some hotels will only provide double-bedded rooms. These rooms                    Any advice or assistance on or with any Service provided by any local representative does not mean or imply that the Service is sold,
 will be allocated to couples. Please note that check-in times vary worldwide; Globus cannot control or guarantee check-in times.                        supervised, or controlled by Globus or that any such advice or assistance is given on behalf of Globus. Vacation participants are asked to
                                                                                                                                                         check with the operator of any optional activity or excursion and the applicable Terms & Conditions before booking.
 Baggage Allowance: Porterage for one suitcase is included in the vacation price. Airport/train station porterage is not included unless
 otherwise specified in your travel documents. Please be prepared to carry your own suitcase on and off airplanes and trains and through                 Responsibility: Group Voyagers, Inc., located at 5301 South Federal Circle, Littleton, Colorado 80123, is an independent company (“the
 airports and train stations.                                                                                                                            Company”) licensed to market and distribute travel products under the Globus brand name, and arrange for the vacation services offered
                                                                                                                                                         in this brochure, including transportation, sightseeing, and accommodations through independent contracts.
 Your single bag should have dimensions not exceeding 30”x21”x11” and weight not exceeding 50lbs (22kg). Due to limited capacity on
 safari vehicles and flights when on safari, your single bag must be soft-sided and cannot exceed 33 lbs (15kg) for vacations in Kenya &                 Air carriers, accommodations, and other suppliers (including but not limited to trains, cruises, ferries, motorcoaches, hotels, and
 Tanzania or 44 lbs (20 kg including hand luggage) in Botswana or Zambia. Due to limited motorocoach capacity on South Africa vacations,                 restaurants) providing services are independent contractors and are not agents, employees, servants, or joint venturers of the Company or
 your single bag should have dimensions not exceeding 30”x21”x11” and weight not exceeding 50lbs (22kg) unless otherwise noted in your                   its affiliates. All certificates and other travel documents for services issued by the Company are subject to the Terms & Conditions specified
 Travel Documents. We regret that we are unable to accept a second suitcase or any luggage exceeding these limits on any vacation. Some                  by the supplier, which are available upon request, and to the laws of the countries in which the services are supplied.
 vacations have more restrictive regulations than listed above. Please refer to your Travel Documents for more information.
                                                                                                                                                         The international carriage of passengers is subject to international conventions and treaties, where applicable. These international
 Air carrier restrictions may vary from the limitations listed above. Size and weight limitations for carry-on and checked baggage vary from             agreements limit and, in some events, exclude the carrier’s liability to passengers (vacation participants). Where any claim or part of a
 airline to airline and even according to destination, and are becoming more restrictive. Most airlines charge fees for checked baggage and              claim (including those involving death or personal injury) concerns or involves any travel arrangements (including the process of getting
 these fees are not included in the airfare or the vacation package price. Please check with your airline(s) directly for baggage information,           on or off the transport concerned) provided by any air, sea, inland waterways, rail, or road carrier or any stay in a hotel, the Company’s
 regulations and fees. Globus is not responsible for additional fees imposed by air carriers for baggage. Regulations within most airports               maximum liability is the maximum which would be payable by the carrier or the hotel keeper concerned under the applicable international
 require that travelers handle their own luggage through customs. No responsibility is accepted by Globus for loss of or damage to baggage               convention, treaty, or regulation applicable to the travel arrangements or hotel stay (e.g., the Warsaw Convention, the Montréal Convention
 or any of the traveler’s belongings throughout the duration of the vacation. Baggage insurance is recommended. See the Globus Web site                  for international travel by air, the EU Regulation on Air Carrier Liability for air carriers with an operating license granted by an EU country,
 or back of this brochure for an all-inclusive Travel Protection Plan.                                                                                   the Athens Convention for international travel by sea) in that situation.

 Carry-on bags should not exceed the dimensions of 12”x11”x6”. For safety reasons, wheeled carry-on bags are not suitable as hand luggage                After departure, if the services included in the vacation cannot be supplied or there are changes in an itinerary for reasons beyond the
 on motorcoaches and mini-buses. Carry-on bags must be small enough to store in overhead bins or under the seat in front of you on                       control of the Company, the Company will arrange for the provision of comparable services. Any resulting additional expense will be the
 motorcoaches and other transportation.                                                                                                                  responsibility of vacation participants, and any resulting savings will be refunded by the Company to vacation participants.

 Travel Documents: Passenger Travel Documents, including e-ticket itineraries, are sent by regular ground delivery approximately 2-3                     The Company reserves the right to accept or reject any person as a vacation participant; to expel any participant from the vacation; to
 weeks prior to departure, provided full invoice payment has been received. If available, a service charge per reservation is added for                  make changes in the itinerary whenever the Company deems it necessary for the comfort, convenience, or safety of the participants; and
 documents requested in advance and/or for 2-day delivery. Please indicate at the time of reservation whether you prefer regular ground                  to cancel a vacation at any time.
 delivery or 2-day delivery (2-day delivery with related charges is required for reservations made within 45 days of commencement of
 services and for delivery outside the continental United States; charges will be quoted at time of reservation).                                        The vacation participant agrees that neither the Company nor its affiliates shall be liable for any damage, loss (including personal injury,
                                                                                                                                                         death, and property loss), or expense occasioned by any act or omission of any supplier providing services, any insurer or insurance
 Not Included in the Vacation Price: Federal inspection fees for the Federal U.S. Customs and Immigrations; International Air Transportation tax;        administrator under the Travel Protection Plan, or any other person.
 agricultural tax; other per person taxes imposed by government entities; airport taxes and fees including the September 11th Security fee up to
 $10 per person, passenger facility charges up to $18 per person, Federal domestic flight segment fees up to $3.70 per segment, and U.S. and             Any dispute between the vacation participant and the Company directly or indirectly relating to the Terms & Conditions shall be first
 International arrival and departure and other government-imposed fees between $200 - $600; port taxes; passports; visas and vaccinations;               submitted to mediation at Denver, Colorado, before a mediator mutually agreed to by the parties. If mediation is not successful, the dispute
 tips to your Tour or Cruise Director, Local Host, driver, Local Guides, and/or ship’s crew; gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships; laundry;   must be resolved by binding arbitration under Colorado law before the Judicial Arbiter Group or its successor located at 1601 Blake Street,
 telephone; minibar; alcohol, beverages, and food outside of the contracted Globus menu as presented at a hotel or restaurant or onboard your            Denver, Colorado 80202. The prevailing party shall be entitled to an award of costs and reasonable attorneys’ fees. Any action to enforce
 vessel (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel, ship, or restaurant); airport transfers on non-qualifying flights; optional   the arbitrator’s decision shall be brought in the state or federal courts in the State of Colorado.
 excursions, porterage at airports and train stations; Travel Protection; baggage fees; and all other items of a personal nature.                        Arbitration against the Company must be commenced within one year following the date of vacation completion. Neither the Company
                                                                                                                                                         nor any affiliate shall in any case be liable for other than compensatory damages, and you hereby waive any right to punitive damages.
 Refunds: Please note that any request for refunds is subject to these Terms & Conditions; no refund will be made for unused services of
 less than 48 consecutive hours, for unused transportation where group activity tickets are involved or for voluntary modifications made                 No person, other than an authorized representative of the Company by a document in writing, is authorized to vary, add, or waive any term
 by the traveler. Airport transfers are complimentary with air booked through Globus on qualifying flights and dates. Not all flights or dates           or condition on its Web site, including any term or condition set forth in the preceding provisions.
 qualify. Customers not using the included transfer will not be given a cash equivalent or vacation price reduction.
                                                                                                                                                         Trade Name:
 Service Inquiries after the Vacation: After returning from your vacation, if you wish to inquire about any services provided, please ensure that        Globus is a service mark registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
 all correspondence relating to those services is received by Globus, Traveler Services, Group Voyagers Inc. (see address under “Responsibility”).       CST#2017032-20

 Any complaint or claim involving the vacation services offered in this brochure must be notified to Globus within 30 days of the vacation
 completion, except where such time limitations are prohibited by law.


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