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     Holland
     Cobblestone streets. Tree-lined canals. You may have to pinch yourself.
                                              A country of full picturesque windmills and fields of flowers, it is easy to

                                              see where Van Gogh got his inspiration. Its capital Amsterdam is one of

                                              Europe’s most historic cities and one of the world’s best hangouts. Full of

                                              picturesque neighbourhoods replete with art galleries and friendly cafés,

                                              Amsterdam is a great blend of old and new, while remaining quintessential-

                                              ly Dutch. Wander around the city’s narrow cobblestone streets, its tree-lined

                                              canals and beautiful parks. Be sure to visit some of the amazing museums

                                              located in and around the city, including the Van Gogh Museum, which

                                              holds many of the artist’s most famous works and the Rijksmuseum,

                                              Amsterdam’s answer to the Louvre. And of course, check out the must-see

                                              Valk Municipal Windmill – one of the few mills open to the general public.

                                              Or you can always just trek, or better yet, do as the locals do and rent a

                                              bicycle, and head out into the beautiful Dutch countryside – you’ll quickly

                                              see why so many fall in love here again and again.

                                                  Visit www.holidayhouse.ca/Holland for complete details.




          Need more info? Visit www.holidayhouse.ca or call your travel agent for all the details!
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                                                                                        Trianon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1

                                                                                        Best Western Lancaster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2

                                                                                        Best Western Eden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3

                                                                                        Tulip Inn Amsterdam Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4

                                                                                        Amsterdam-Roode Leeuw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5

                                                                                        Victoria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
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                                                                                                                 Visit www.holidayhouse.ca/amsterdamhotels for complete details.




                    Canal-Bus
                    Experience the true Amsterdam with canal transport to all the attractions
Canal Bus provides the ideal transport along the canals of Amsterdam. All of the boats operate a regular service along the canals on 3
routes: the Green Line, the Red Line and the Blue Line, and the 14 stops between them are all located near the city's major museums,
attractions and shopping centres giving visitors quick and easy access.


     Canal Bus Day Pass                                             Jazz Cruise                                                                                                                 Dinner Cruise
     This ticket gives you unlimited, hop on/hop off travel         1 1/2 hours of smooth jazzy live music while cruising
                                                                                                                                                                                                A 2-1⁄2 hour cruise onboard a luxury glass-domed boat
     on Canal Bus boats. Valid until noon the following day,        the romantic canals of Amsterdam. On board the lux-
                                                                                                                                                                                                you can combine a cruise along the illuminated canals
     the Day Pass is a great way to see it all.          $26        ury boats you are served unlimited wine, beer, soft
                                                                                                                                                                                                with a four course deluxe dinner.
                                                                    drinks, Dutch cheese and nuts. Leaves from the Canal
     Canal Bus Two Day Pass                                         Bus mooring opposite the Rijksmuseum.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Departure: Daily 8:30pm                         $103
     This ticket gives you unlimited travel on Canal Bus            Departure:
     boats for a 48-hour period.                         $43        Saturdays 8:00 & 10:00 pm. April – December         $64                                                                     Combination Pass Rijksmuseum
     All Amsterdam Transport Pass                                                                                                                                                               & Canal Bus                $38
     This ticket gives you unlimited travel throughout
                                                                    Candle Light Cruise
     Amsterdam by tram, bus, subway and boat for a 24-              A 2-hour romantic evening cruise through Amsterdam’s
                                                                    enchanting canals is a memorable experience.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Combination Pass Van
     hour period. There is no easier or cheaper way to travel
                                                                    Departure: Daily 9:00pm                          $32
                                                                                                                                                                                                Goghmuseum & Canal Bus                                                                                                            $38
     during your stay in Amsterdam.                      $35


                                                                                                 Visit www.holidayhouse.ca/amsterdamsightseeing for complete details.




                                   Need more info? Visit www.holidayhouse.ca or call your travel agent for all the details!
40     Amsterdam Hotels




     Hotel Trianon                                                                                        ##            Per unit, per night        DBL/TWIN                 SINGLE
                                                                                                                        accommodation only          Sun/Thur   Fri/Sat     Sun/Thur   Fri/Sat
     AMSTERDAM                                                                                                          Apr01/06 - Nov14/06           178       178           149      168
                                                                                                                        VAT, Buffet breakfast included.
     This hotel is located on a quiet street just off the van Baerlestraat, in the best                BONUS!           Minimum stay maybe applicable for certain dates. GDS CODE: AMSTRN

     shopping area in Amsterdam.                                                             Buffet Breakfast




                                                                                          Best Western Eden Hotel                                                                          ###
                                                                                          AMSTERDAM
                                                                                                                                       Per unit, per night     DBL/TWIN                SINGLE
                                                                                                                           accommodation only       Sun/Thur Fri/Sat Sun/Thur Fri/Sat
                                                                                          This hotel is located in the     Apr01/06 - Oct31/06          253      265         192         199
                                                                                          very heart of Amsterdam right VAT, Buffet breakfast included. Minimum stay of 2 nights required.
                                                                                          between the Amstel River and GDS CODE: AMSBWE
                                                                                          the Rembrandtplein. Just a
                                                                                          few minutes to the floating flower market.
                                                                                          BONUS! Buffet Breakfast • 4th Night FREE Jul 01-Aug 31/06



                                                                                          Hotel Amsterdam-Roode Leeuw                                                                 ###+
                                                                                          AMSTERDAM                                    Per unit, per night        DBL/TWIN              SINGLE
                                                                                                                                       accommodation only          Sun/Thur Fri/Sat Sun/Thur Fri/Sat
                                                                                          A few steps from Dam Square                  Apr01/06 - Jun30/06            299      310        259         269
                                                                                          opposite Amsterdam’s leading                 Jul01/06 Aug31/06
                                                                                                                                       Sep01/06 - Nov30/06
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                                                                                          department store.                            VAT, Buffet breakfast included. Minimum stay of 2 nights required.
                                                                                                                                       GDS CODE:AMSHTA
                                                                                          BONUS! Buffet Breakfast
                                                                                          • 4th Night FREE Jul 01-Jul 31/06




                                                                                          Victoria Hotel Amsterdam                                                                   ####
                                                                                          AMSTERDAM                                    Per unit, per night        DBL/TWIN              SINGLE
                                                                                                                                       accommodation only          Sun/Thur Fri/Sat Sun/Thur Fri/Sat
                                                                                          Behind the monumental façade                 Apr01/06 - Apr13/06            333     362         304         333
                                                                                          dating from 1890, located                    Apr14/06 - Apr15/06            391     420         362         391
                                                                                                                                       Apr16/06 - Jul08/06            333     362         304         333
                                                                                          opposite Central Station and                 Jul09/06 - Aug31/06            275     304         246         275
                                                                                          close to Dam Square.                         Sep01/06 - Nov30/06            333     362         304         333
                                                                                                                                       VAT, Buffet breakfast included. Minimum stay of 2 nights required.
                                                                                          BONUS! Buffet Breakfast                      Rates maybe high during May09-11/06 & May22-23/06.
                                                                                                                                       GDS CODE:AMSVIC




                   Need more info? Visit www.holidayhouse.ca or call your travel agent for all the details!

				
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