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                                                        July 2009 - October 2010




VIETNAM, CAMBODIA
and beyond




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INDOCHINA
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                                                                                                      Indochina
                                                                                                      Endlessly fascinating, Indochina offers an
                                                                                                      intriguing and unforgettable blend of exotic
                                                                                                      cultures, age-old traditions, ancient treasures,
                                                                                                      diverse landscapes and welcoming people.
                                                                                                      Exploring Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos is
                                                                                                      truly rewarding.

                                                                                                      FROM C ITI ES TO B EAC H
                                                                                                      Long known for its mysterious jungle-shrouded ruins, this area of
                                                                                                      Southeast Asia is no longer the domain of the intrepid
                                                                                                      adventurer alone. From cities bustling with shoppers and cyclos
                                                                                                      and traditional towns specialising in different handicrafts to
                                                                                                      boat-dotted rivers, floating lake villages and beautiful bays and
                                                                                                      beaches, these unspoilt countries offer a real sense of discovery.

                                                                                                      U N IQU E EX PER I ENC ES
                                                                                                      Ethnic diversity, religious traditions, colonial influences and
                         MONGOLIA                                                          JAPAN
                                                                                                      ancient cultures each lend themselves to the rich heritage of the
                                                                                              Tokyo
                                                                                 Seoul
                                                                                                      region, ensuring there’s much to satisfy the curious visitor eager
                                                       Beijing
                                                                                SOUTH                 for new experiences. Paddy fields, mountains, forests and
                                                                                KOREA
                                                                                                      waterways create a glorious patchwork of scenery, home to a
                 CHINA
                                                           Xi'an                           PACIFIC
                                                                                                      medley of birds and animals, and a splendid backdrop for relaxing
                                                                                Shanghai   OCEAN      on a sun-soaked beach, cruising past islands on a river delta,
        TIBET                                                    Wuhan                                watching the daily cycle of local life, or probing the shady
                                                                                                      recesses of an intricately-carved, centuries-old temple.
                                                      Guilin                       TAIWAN

                                                      Hong Kong                                       DISCOVER MOR E...
INDIA
                                            VIETNAM                                                   For a taste of different cultures, traditions and cuisines, combine
                                   Chiang Rai                                        Manila
                   Chiang Mai               Luang Prabang                                             a variety of places within Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos into one
                                THAILAND LAOS                                                         holiday, or couple a stay in Indochina with a wider spectrum of
                         Bangkok             CAMBODIA                             PHILIPPINES
                                     Pattaya
                                                                                                      colourful Far Eastern destinations. Neighbouring Thailand is a
                         Cha Am
                                   Hua Hin                 Ho Chi Minh                                particularly good choice, while a stop in Hong Kong will add an
                                   Koh Samui                                     Kota Kinabalu
                         Phuket                                                                       extra dimension to your travels. You could even go further afield,
                                   Krabi
        INDIAN                                                                                        rounding off time in Bangkok, Hanoi and Siem Reap with a stay in
        OCEAN             Penang
                      Kuala Lumpur      MALAYSIA
                                       Singapore                    Kuching                           luxurious Dubai. Please see pages 22-25 for more details.
                                     SU
                                       M                           BORNEO
                                           AT
                                             ER
                                                  A
                                                                                  INDONESIA
                                                                         Bali
                                                                                 Lombok




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                                                                     |   GRAND INDOCHINA TOUR




G RA N D I N D O C H I NA
                                                                                        Danang before arriving in Hoi An and         Day 14 - Phnom Penh: in the morning
 17-DAY LOCALLY ESCORTED PRIVATE TOUR FROM £2909
                                                                                        ending the day with a sunset boat trip       board a boat for a 4hr cruise to Phnom
 LUANG PRABANG 2 NIGHTS | VIENTIANE 1 NIGHT | HANOI 1 NIGHT | HALONG BAY 1              on the Thu Bon River. Overnight at the       Penh. Overnight at the Cambodiana or
 NIGHT | HANOI 1 NIGHT | HUE 1 NIGHT | HOI AN 1 NIGHT | HO CHI MINH CITY 2              Life Heritage Resort, Hoi An (standard;      similar (standard; page 57) or Raffles Le
 NIGHTS | CAN THO 1 NIGHT | CHAU DOC 1 NIGHT | PHNOM PENH 1 NIGHT | SIEM                page 39) or Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort     Royal (deluxe; page 57). (B)
 REAP 2 NIGHTS                                                                          (deluxe; page 38). (B)                       Day 15 - Siem Reap: in the morning, fly to
Departures: daily.                           (standard; page 34) or the Sofitel
                                                                                        Day 10 - Hoi An/Ho Chi Minh City:            Siem Reap. The rest of the day at leisure.
Day 1 - UK/Luang Prabang: fly overnight      Metropole (deluxe; page 35). At night
                                                                                        Transfer to Danang for your flight to Ho     Two nights at the Prince D'Angkor Hotel
from London Heathrow with Thai               enjoy a performance of the remarkable
                                                                                        Chi Minh City. Two nights at Asia Ruby       & Spa (standard; page 56) or Grand
Airways to Bangkok and onwards to            Vietnamese water puppet theatre. (B)
                                                                                        (standard; page 44) or the Sheraton          Hotel d'Angkor (deluxe; page 56). (B)
Luang Prabang with Bangkok Airways.          Day 6 - Hanoi/Halong Bay: this morning     Saigon Hotel & Towers (deluxe; page 45).     Day 16 - Siem Reap: explore the ancient
Day 2 - Luang Prabang: arrive at Luang       visit Ho Chi Minhs former home, The        (B)                                          city of Angkor. In the afternoon, visit
Prabang. In the afternoon enjoy a brief      Temple of Literature and the One Pillar
                                                                                        Day 11 - Cu Chi tunnels: drive outside Ho    Angkor Wat and end the day watching
city tour. Two nights in the Maison          Pagoda. In the afternoon drive to Halong
                                                                                        Chi Minh City to the remarkable Cu Chi       the sunset at the mountain temple of
Souvanaphoum (standard; page 67) or La       Bay. Overnight at the Halong Plaza
                                                                                        tunnels, built by the Viet Cong guerillas.   Phnom Bakheng. (B)
Residence Phou Vau (deluxe: page 60).        (standard + deluxe; page 34). (B)
                                                                                        Return to the city in the afternoon for a    Day 17 - Siem Reap/UK: join your flight to
Day 3 - Pak Ou Caves: take a boat trip on    Day 7 - Halong Bay: board a five-hour      half-day tour. (B)                           Bangkok with Bangkok Airways and
the Mekong River to the mysterious Pak       cruise through Halong Bay and enjoy a
                                                                                        Day 12 - Can Tho/Mekong Delta: drive to      onwards with Thai Airways to London
Ou Caves. In the afternoon, drive back to    seafood lunch on board before returning
                                                                                        Cai Be and take a boat to the floating       Heathrow. (B).
Luang Prabang, stopping en route at          to Hanoi. Overnight at the Sunway
                                                                                        market before enjoying lunch at a local      A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement
typical Lao villages. (B)                    (standard; page 34) or the Sofitel
                                                                                        house. Drive to Can Tho in the afternoon.    applies - please see price panel for
                                             Metropole (deluxe; page 35). (B) (L)
Day 4 - Vientiane: join your flight to                                                  Overnight at the Victoria Can Tho            details.
Vientiane, then take a city tour to visit    Day 8 - Hue: morning flight to Hue         (standard + deluxe; page 67). (B) (L)
                                             before cruising on the Perfume River.                                                   Reference code FLVE08 (standard);
the religious museum at Wat Sisaket and                                                 Day 13 - Chau Doc/Mekong Delta:
                                             Overnight at the Huong Giang (standard;                                                 FLVE14 (deluxe)
the That Luang, Golden Stupa. Overnight                                                 morning cruise to Cai Rang floating
at the Lao Plaza (standard; page 61) or      page 38) or La Residence (deluxe; page
                                                                                        market. Drive in the afternoon to the
the Settha Palace (deluxe; page 61). (B)     67). (B)
                                                                                        Chau Doc and visit the Cham weaving
Day 5 - Hanoi: free at leisure until your    Day 9 - Hoi An: on the drive to Hoi An,    village of Tan Chau. Overnight at the
transfer to the airport for your flight to   visit Marble Mountain and China Beach.     Victoria Chau Doc (standard + deluxe;
Hanoi. Overnight at the Sunway               Stop to visit the Cham Museum in           page 67). (B)



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  TOUR HIGHLIGHTS                                                        •Meals as specified (B = breakfast,
  •The mysterious Pak Ou Caves in                                         L = lunch, D = dinner).
   Laos.                                                                 •Excursions and entry fees as
  •The beautiful buildings in Hanoi.                                      detailed.

  •Cruises on Halong Bay and the                                         •An English-speaking guide.
   Mekong Delta.                                                         •Transport in an air-conditioned
  •Hue, the former capital city of                                        vehicle.
   Vietnam.                                                              YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT
  •Ho Chi Minh City.                                                     INCLUDE

  •The ingenuity of the Cu Chi tunnels.                                  •Meals (other than those specified)
                                                                          and drinks.
  •The magnificent Angkor temples.
                                                                         •Pre- and post-tour accommodation.
  YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
                                                                         •Miscellaneous personal expenses
  •International and internal flights as
                                                                          and gratuities.
   specified.
                                                                         •Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam visas
  •15 nights accommodation as
                                                                          (please refer to page 69).
   detailed.




                                                                       Upgrade to Royal Silk Class from £660 one-way - see page 66
 Grand Indochina                                                                         2009                                                                                           2010                                                Supplements (per person per night)
 Various Code: FLVE08/14                       01 Jul-       10 Jul-      16 Aug-       01 Nov-      10 Dec-       17 Dec-      25 Dec-       01 Jan-       10 Jan-      01 Apr-       06 Apr-       01 Jul-      10 Jul-      16 Aug-      Gala Dinner-24 Dec from £105
                                               09 Jul        15 Aug        31 Oct       09 Dec       16 Dec        24 Dec       31 Dec        09 Jan        31 Mar       05 Apr        30 Jun        09 Jul       15 Aug        31 Oct      Gala Dinner-31 Dec from £125

 Standard                     15 nights         2909         3059          2909         3559          3819          4139         3879          3559         3539          3559         3539          3559          3709         3559
 Deluxe                       15 nights         3429         3579          3429         4269          4529          4849         4589          4269         4249          4269         4249          4269          4419         4269
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, flights, transfers and accommodation as specified. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs
known at the time of going to press. Prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce supplements. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. Weekend flight supplements: from £10 return for Fri-Sat departures.
For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                                                                                              15a




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                                                                     |  MEKONG DELTA DISCOVERY




MEKONG DELTA DISCOV ERY
                                                                                       Day 9 - Mekong Cruise: early morning       Day 13 - Siem Reap: a full day exploring
15-DAY LOCALLY ESCORTED PRIVATE TOUR FROM £2769
                                                                                       departure to Chong Koh for a leisurely     the ancient city of Angkor. In the
HO CHI MINH CITY 3 NIGHTS | PANDAW RIVER CRUISE 7 NIGHTS | SIEM REAP 3                 walk. Cruise past the Mekong's rural       afternoon, visit the magnificent Angkor
NIGHTS                                                                                 villages before stopping at Peam Chi       Wat and end the day with stunning
Departures: Tuesdays, dependent on         Day 5 - Mekong Cruise/My Tho: today         Kang where your afternoon is at leisure.   views of the sunset from the top of the
cruise schedule.                           join your Pandaw River cruise liner, your   (B) (L) (D)                                mountain temple of Phnom Bakheng. (B)
Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: depart London          home for the next seven nights as you       Day 10 - Mekong Cruise: in the morning     Day 14 - Siem Reap: spend your day
Heathrow on your Thai Airways              travel upstream along the Mekong River      journey upstream to the 8th century        exploring 11th century temples, viewing
overnight flight to Bangkok.               to Siem Reap. Cabins on the Main Deck       temple of Wat Hanchey, have lunch          the Bantey Kdei with its rarely seen
                                           (standard; page 67) or Upper Deck cabins    onboard before sailing back down to        female deities on your return. (B)
Day 2 - Ho Chi Minh City: arrive in
                                           (deluxe; page 67). (B) (L) (D)              explore the Kampong Cham area. Travel
Bangkok and connect on to your Thai                                                                                               Day 15 - Siem Reap/UK: join your flight to
                                           Day 6 - Mekong Cruise: take a morning       by bus in the afternoon to the 12th        Bangkok with Bangkok Airways and
Airways flight to Ho Chi Minh City. On
                                           junk trip to the Cai Be floating market.    century Angkorian temple of Wat Nokor.     onwards to London Heathrow with Thai
arrival transfer to Asia Ruby (standard;
                                           The rest of the day is spent cruising       (B) (L) (D)                                Airways. (B)
page 44) or the Sheraton Saigon Hotel &
Towers (deluxe; page 45) for a three-      through the Mekong Delta. (B) (L) (D)       Day 11 - Mekong Cruise: pass through       Please note: when the water level of
night stay. The rest of the day is at      Day 7 - Mekong Cruise: travel down the      Phnom Penh in the morning and sail the     Tonle Sap Lake is low (Nov-Aug) you may
leisure.                                   main Mekong channel at Tan Chau by          Tonle Sap River. Pass the temples of the   need to disembark the cruise early
                                           ferry, before transferring to small boats   rural riverbank villages and take an       morning at Prek Dom and transfer to
Day 3 - Ho Chi Minh City: spend the
                                           to visit a Cham tribal village. Cruise up   exciting motorboat excursion into the      Siem Reap by coach, stopping en route.
morning on a walking tour and view the
                                           the Mekong channel before mooring           lakeside wetlands. (B) (L) (D)
Reunification Palace and the War                                                                                                  A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement
Remnants Museum, followed by a drive       overnight close to Phnom Penh. (B) (L)      Day 12 - Mekong Cruise/Siem Reap: cross    applies - please see price panel for
to Chinatown. (B)                          (D)                                         the Tonle Sap Lake at dawn and             details.
                                           Day 8 - Mekong Cruise: explore the          disembark at Siem Reap. The afternoon is
Day 4 - Cu Chi tunnels: drive to the                                                                                              Reference code FV0E09 (standard);
                                           National Museum and impressive wats         at leisure. Three nights at Prince
impressive Cu Chi tunnels outside Ho                                                                                              FV0E33 (deluxe)
                                           of Phnom Penh. Take an afternoon            D'Angkor Hotel & Spa (standard; page
Chi Minh City, in the afternoon enjoy a
                                           excursion to the notorious Khmer Rouge      56) or the Grand Hotel d’Angkor (deluxe;
half-day city tour including the Notre
                                           Killing Fields and the Tuol Sleng           page 56). (B)
Dame Cathedral, Binh Tay Market and
Thien Hau Temple. (B)                      Genocide Museum. (B) (L) (D)




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                                                                                                                                                TOUR HIGHLIGHTS                                                        •An English-speaking guide.
                                                                                                                                                •Ho Chi Minh City                                                      •Transport in an air-conditioned
                                                                                                                                                •Cu Chi tunnels                                                         vehicle.

                                                                                                                                                •Mekong Delta cruise                                                   •Soft drinks, local beer, mineral
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        water, tea and coffee during your
                                                                                                                                                •Extraordinary wats of Phnom Penh
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        seven night Pandaw cruise.
                                                                                                                                                •Ancient ruins of Angkor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT
                                                                                                                                                •Sunset over the Mekong River                                          INCLUDE
                                                                                                                                                YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES                                               •Meals and drinks (other than those
PAN DAW                                                                                                                                         •International and internal flights as                                  specified).
The beautifully crafted Pandaw cruise ships have been designed to replicate classic                                                              specified.                                                            •Pre- and post-tour accommodation.
colonial river steamers, offering guests luxurious and relaxing accommodation whilst                                                            •13 nights accommodation as                                            •Miscellaneous personal expenses
enjoying sights along the astounding Mekong Delta. With fine dining and                                                                          detailed.                                                              and gratuities.
exceptional levels of service, guests will experience real adventure from the comfort
                                                                                                                                                •Meals as specified (B = breakfast, L                                  •Cambodia and Vietnam visas
of these wonderful ships.
                                                                                                                                                 = lunch, D = dinner).                                                  (please refer to page 69).
FEATURES Six ships each with                                           ACCOMMODATION Outside staterooms
                                                                                                                                                •Excursions and entry fees as
restaurant; 24hr bar; sundeck and                                      with individually controlled air-
                                                                                                                                                 detailed.
promenade; spa with massage and                                        conditioning on main and upper decks
beauty treatments; small fitness                                       are comfortably furnished with brass a
centre                                                                 teak and each have twin beds and
                                                                       shower room.


                                                                       Upgrade to Royal Silk Class from £660 one-way - see page 66
 Mekong Delta Discovery                                                                  2009                                                                                           2010                                                Supplements (per person per night)
 Various Code: FV0E09/33                       01 Jul-       10 Jul-      16 Aug-       01 Nov-      10 Dec-       19 Dec-      25 Dec-       01 Jan-       10 Jan-      01 Apr-       06 Apr-       01 Jul-      10 Jul-      16 Aug-      Gala Dinner-24 & 31 Dec from £98
                                               09 Jul        15 Aug        31 Oct       09 Dec       18 Dec        24 Dec       31 Dec        09 Jan        31 Mar       05 Apr        30 Jun        09 Jul       15 Aug        31 Oct
 Standard                     13 nights         2769         2939          2769         3429          3699          3989         3729          3429         3419          3429         3419          3429          3599         3429
 Deluxe                       13 nights         3189         3359          3189         4009          4269          4559         4299          4009         3989          4009         3989          4009          4169         4009
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, flights, transfers and accommodation as specified. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs
known at the time of going to press. Prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce supplements. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. Weekend flight supplements: from £10 return for Fri-Sat departures.
For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                                                                                              17a




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                                                                                                               |    BEST OF VIETNAM & CAMBODIA TOUR




B EST OF VI ETNAM & CAMB ODIA
                                                                                                                                             Overnight at Asia Ruby (standard; page
 12-DAY LOCALLY ESCORTED PRIVATE TOUR FROM £XXXX2139                                                                                                                                                                   TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
                                                                                                                                             44) or the Sheraton Saigon Hotel &
 HANOI 2 NIGHTS | HALONG BAY CRUISE 1 NIGHT | HO CHI MINH CITY 2 NIGHTS |                                                                    Towers (deluxe; page 45). (B)                                             •Hanoi's splendid architecture
 MEKONG DELTA CRUISE 1 NIGHT | HO CHI MINH CITY 1 NIGHT | SIEM REAP 3 NIGHTS                                                                 Day 9 - Siem Reap: fly to Siem Reap. In                                   •Ho Chi Minh complex in Hanoi
Departures: daily.                                                     Day 5 - Ho Chi Minh City: return to Hanoi                             the afternoon explore Khmer temples                                       •Beautiful Halong Bay
Day 1 - UK/Hanoi: depart London                                        and transfer to the airport for your flight                           dating from the 9th and 10th centuries.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       •Cruising through the Mekong
Heathrow on your Thai Airways                                          to Ho Chi Minh City. Two nights at Asia                               Three nights at the Prince D'Angkor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       canals
overnight flight to Hanoi via Bangkok.                                 Ruby (standard; page 44) or the Sheraton                              Hotel & Spa (standard; page 56) or the
                                                                       Saigon Hotel & Towers (deluxe; page 45).                              Grand Hotel d'Angkor (deluxe; page 56).                                   •The ingenuity of the Cu Chi tunnels
Day 2 - Hanoi: arrive in Hanoi and spend
                                                                       (B)                                                                   (B)                                                                       •The impressive temples of Angkor
the day relaxing or exploring the city.
Two nights at the Sunway (standard;                                    Day 6 - Cu Chi tunnels: drive outside Ho                              Day 10 - Siem Reap: a full day exploring                                  YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
page 34) or the Sofitel Metropole                                      Chi Minh City to the remarkable Cu Chi                                the ancient city of Angkor. In the                                        •International and internal flights as
(deluxe; page 35).                                                     tunnels, built by Viet Cong guerillas.                                afternoon visit magnificent Angkor Wat                                     specified.
                                                                       Return to the city in the afternoon for a                             and end the day with stunning views of
Day 3 - Hanoi: visit the Mausoleum, Ho                                                                                                                                                                                 •10 nights accommodation as
                                                                       half-day tour. (B)                                                    the sunset from the top of the mountain
Chi Minh's former home and the One                                                                                                                                                                                      detailed.
                                                                       Day 7 - Ho Chi Minh City/Mekong Delta:                                temple of Phnom Bakheng. (B)
Pillar Pagoda in the Ho Chi Minh
                                                                       drive to Cai Be and take a boat to the                                                                                                          •Meals as specified (B = breakfast,
complex, followed by the Temple of                                                                                                           Day 11 - Siem Reap: spend your day
                                                                       floating market, board the Bassac river                                                                                                          L = lunch, D = dinner).
Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake and the                                                                                                           exploring 11th century temples, viewing
bustling Old Quarter. Drive to Bac Ninh                                boat and cruise through Mekong canals.                                the Bantey Kdei with its rarely seen                                      •Excursions and entry fees as
in the afternoon and take a horse-drawn                                After lunch enjoy a brief walking tour of                             female deities on your return. (B)                                         detailed.
cart through the countryside before                                    riverbank villages before docking at Tra                                                                                                        •An English-speaking guide.
                                                                                                                                             Day 12 - Siem Reap/UK: join your flight
returning to Hanoi. (B)                                                On for your overnight stay onboard. (B)
                                                                                                                                             to Bangkok with Bangkok Airways and                                       •Transport in an air-conditioned
                                                                       (L) (D)
Day 4 - Halong Bay: drive to Halong Bay                                                                                                      onwards with Thai Airways to London                                        vehicle.
and board a wooden sailing junk for a                                  Day 8 - Mekong Delta/Ho Chi Minh City:                                Heathrow. (B)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT
cruise through its beautiful limestone                                 take a boat to the region's largest
                                                                                                                                             A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement                                       INCLUDE
cliffs and emerald waters. Spend the                                   floating market, Cai Rang. Cruise
                                                                                                                                             applies - please see price panel for
                                                                       through canals and visit Binh Thuy old                                                                                                          •Meals (other than those specified)
night onboard near a remote island. (B)                                                                                                      details.
                                                                       house. Return to Ho Chi Minh City where                                                                                                          and drinks.
(L) (D)
                                                                       the rest of the day is at leisure.                                    Reference code FV0E28 (standard);
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       •Pre- and post-tour accommodation.
                                                                                                                                             FVOE34 (deluxe)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       •Miscellaneous personal expenses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and gratuities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       •Cambodia and Vietnam visas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (please refer to page 69).

                                                                       Upgrade to Royal Silk Class from £660 one-way - see page 66
 Best of Vietnam &                                                                       2009                                                                                           2010                                                Supplements (per person per night)
 Cambodia                                      01 Jul-       10 Jul-      16 Aug-       01 Nov-      10 Dec-       15 Dec-      22 Dec-       01 Jan-       10 Jan-      01 Apr-       06 Apr-       01 Jul-      10 Jul-      16 Aug-      Gala Dinner-24 & 31 Dec from £98
 Various Code: FV0E28/34                       09 Jul        15 Aug        31 Oct       09 Dec       14 Dec        21 Dec       31 Dec        09 Jan        31 Mar       05 Apr        30 Jun        09 Jul       15 Aug        31 Oct
 Standard                     10 nights         2139         2309          2139         2579          2739          2849         3139          2579         2569          2579         2569          2579          2739         2579
 Deluxe                       10 nights         2529         2699          2529         3109          3269          3379         3669          3109         3099          3109         3099          3109          3269         3109
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, flights, transfers and accommodation as specified. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs
known at the time of going to press. Prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce supplements. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. Weekend flight supplements: from £10 return for Fri-Sat departures.
For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                                                                                              18a




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DISCOV ER VI ETNAM & CAMB ODIA
                                                                                      before taking a cruise on Tonle Sap Lake
16-DAY FULLY ESCORTED TOUR FROM £2495
                                                                                      to visit the floating villages. B
 HANOI 3 NIGHTS | HUE 1 NIGHT | HOI AN 2 NIGHTS | HO CHI MINH CITY (SAIGON) 3         14. Siem Reap to Phnom Penh
 NIGHTS | SIEM REAP 3 NIGHTS | PHNOM PENH 1 NIGHT
                                                                                      Fly to Phnom Penh and visit the chilling
1. London to Hanoi                        sightseeing tour to Hoi An town.
                                                                                      Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocide Crimes.
Your door-to-door driver will get you to  This afternoon visit My Son to see some
                                                                                      The centrally-located 3A Cambodiana
London Heathrow for your overnight        of Vietnam's most important Cham
                                                                                      Hotel welcomes you for a night on the
flight to Hanoi, via Kuala Lumpur, with   ruins. B
                                                                                      banks of the Mekong River. B
Malaysia Airlines.                         8. Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
                                                                                      15. Phnom Penh and flight home
2. Hanoi                                   Fly to Ho Chi Minh City where the 5A
                                                                                      Journey to the airport for your flight
Reaching Vietnam's capital, relax at the   Renaissance Hotel becomes your central
                                                                                      back to London Heathrow, via Kuala
central 4A Hilton Hanoi Opera Hotel,       home for three nights. B
                                                                                      Lumpur, with Malaysia Airlines. B
your home for three nights.                9. Ho Chi Minh City and the Cu Chi
                                                                                      16. London
3. Halong Bay                              tunnels
                                                                                      Your door-to-door driver will take you
Take a full-day trip to Hon Gai and        Explore Ho Chi Minh City's famous
                                                                                      home.
Halong Bay, passing rice fields on the     landmarks on a morning walking tour
way. Enjoy a cruise around some of the     before visiting the Reunification Palace
3000 islands, and a fresh seafood lunch    and the War Remnants Museum. This
on board. B L                              afternoon, take a tour of the Cu Chi
                                           tunnel network comprising of three
4. Hanoi
                                           levels of tunnels stretching over
Discover gracious Hanoi, including the     250km. B                                     TOUR HIGHLIGHTS                                    • Full-day trips to Halong Bay and the
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and a cyclo ride                                                  • Sunset, sunrise and a tour at                      Mekong Delta
                                           10. Mekong Delta
to the Old Quarter. Round off your day                                                    Angkor Wat                                       • Visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels
with an evening performance of Hanoi's     Travel from Ho Chi Minh to My Tho for a
                                           boat trip to one of the islands in the       • Sightseeing in Hanoi, Saigon, Hoi                • Dragon boat ride on the Perfume
famous water puppets. B
                                           Mekong River; sample fruit at an orchard       An and Phnom Penh                                  River
5. Hanoi to Hue
                                           then travel by sampan along narrow
Fly to Vietnam's central coast and the     canals. B L
city of Hue. Journey along the Perfume
                                           11. Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap
River by dragon boat to Hue's oldest and
                                           Fly to Siem Reap in Cambodia and settle    Departure dates and prices, 13 nights - Tour No. FV0R01
most beautiful pagoda - Thien Mu. This
                                           in at the 4A Prince D'Angkor Hotel, for    2009                            2010                             2011
evening, the central 3A Huong Giang                                                   Oct 21    £2495                 Mar 24     £2795                 Mar 23     £2815
Hotel, overlooking the river, welcomes     three nights. B                            Nov 25    £2495                 Jul 28     £2995
                                                                                                                      Oct 20     £2795
you for the night. B                       12. Temples of Angkor                                                      Nov 24     £2795
6. Hue to Hoi An                           Visit the incredible fortified city of
                                                                                      Prices are per person based on sharing a twin room with private bath or shower and wc.
Continue south via the spectacular Hai     Angkor Thom and the mysterious Bayon
                                                                                      Single supplement: 2009 £565. 2010 £665. 2011 £685.
Van Pass and through both rural and        at the centre of Angkor City. At Angkor    Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated
coastal settings. Reaching Danang, visit   Wat, watch the sun set over this awe-      costs known at the time of booking. Prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the
                                                                                      right to alter prices and introduce supplements.
the Cham Museum before heading to          inspiring temple. B
                                                                                      For more details on ‘Getting to the airport’ please refer to page 67. For general information on
the Marble Mountains, China Beach and      13. Temples of Angkor                      your holiday, extra charges, surcharges, booking conditions and insurance details, see pages 68-75.
Hoi An. Settle in at the 3A Hoi An         An early start today for breakfast at
Riverside Hotel for two nights. B          Angkor Wat to see the sunrise.
7. Hoi An                                  Afterwards, tour more of Angkor's
Cruise along the Thu Bon River for a       incredible ruins and beautiful temples,




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multi-centre holiday, perhaps rounding off your
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                                                                                                                                                    SI EM R EAP, HO C H I                                                      HANOI, HOI AN,
                                                                                                                                                    MI N H C ITY &                                                             HO C H I MI N H C ITY
                                                                                                                                                    VI ETNAM B EAC H                                                           & SI EM R EAP
                                                                                                                                                        12 DAYS FROM £1449                                                      13 DAYS FROM £1789

                                                                                                                                                     SIEM REAP 3 NIGHTS | HO CHI MINH                                           HANOI 3 NIGHTS | HOI AN 2 NIGHTS |
                                                                                                                                                     CITY 3 NIGHTS | NHA TRANG OR PHAN                                          HO CHI MINH CITY 3 NIGHTS | SIEM
                                                                                                                                                     THIET 4 NIGHTS                                                             REAP 3 NIGHTS
                                                                                                                                                    Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: depart from London                                     Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: depart from London
                                                                                                                                                    Heathrow on your overnight Thai                                            Heathrow on your overnight Thai
                                                                                                                                                    Airways flight to Bangkok.                                                 Airways flight to Bangkok.
                                                                                                                                                    Days 2-4 - Siem Reap: arriving in                                          Days 2-4 - Hanoi: arrive in Bangkok and
                                                                                                                                                    Bangkok join your Bangkok Airways                                          connect with your Thai Airways flight to
                                                                                                                                                    flight to Siem Reap. On arrival transfer to                                Hanoi. Transfer to the Melia Hanoi for
                                                                                                                                                    the Prince D'Angkor Hotel & Spa for                                        three nights in Vietnam's capital.
                                                                                                                                                    three nights in Cambodia.                                                  Days 5-6 - Hoi An: fly south to Danang
                                                                                                                                                    Days 5-7 - Ho Chi Minh City: fly to Ho Chi                                 with Vietnam Airlines and transfer to the
                                                                                                                                                    Minh City with Vietnam Airlines and                                        Swiss-Belhotel Golden Sands Resort &
                                                                                                                                                    transfer to the Equatorial Hotel for a                                     Spa for a two-night stay by the beach.
                                                                                                                                                    three-night stay.                                                          Days 7-9 - Ho Chi Minh City: join your
                                                                                                                                                    Days 8-11 - Nha Trang or Phan Thiet: fly                                   Vietnam Airlines flight to Ho Chi Minh
                                                                                                                                                    with Vietnam Airlines to Cam Ranh                                          City. On arrival, transfer to the Equatorial
                                                                                                                                                    Airport and transfer to Nha Trang for                                      Hotel for your last three nights in
                                                                                                                                                    four nights at the Evason Ana Mandara                                      Vietnam.
                                                                                                                                                    Nha Trang & Six Senses Spa.                                                Days 10-12 - Siem Reap: leave for
                                                                                                                                                    Alternatively, transfer by road to Phan                                    Cambodia with a Vietnam Airlines flight
                                                                                                                                                    Thiet, approximately three hours drive                                     to Siem Reap. Transfer to the Prince
                                                                                                                                                    from Ho Chi Minh City, for a four night                                    D'Angkor Hotel & Spa for three nights.
                                                                                                                                                    stay at the Victoria Phan Thiet Beach
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Day 13 - Siem Reap/UK or Thai extension:
                                                                                                                                                    Resort.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               board your Bangkok Airways flight to
                                                                                                                                                    Day 12 - Nha Trang or Phan Thiet/UK:                                       Bangkok, connecting with your Thai
                                                                                                                                                    return to Ho Chi Minh City with Vietnam                                    Airways flight to London Heathrow.
                                                                                                                                                    Airlines from Nha Trang or by road from                                    Alternatively, extend your holiday with a
                                                                                                                                                    Phan Thiet. Join your Thai Airways flight                                  stay in Bangkok or a Thai beach resort
                                                                                                                                                    to London Heathrow via Bangkok.                                            (see page 25 for details).
                                                                                                                                                    Alternatively, extend your holiday with a
                                                                                                                                                    stay in Bangkok or a Thai beach resort
                                                                                                                                                    (see page 25 for details).


                                                                         Upgrade to Royal Silk Class from £660 one-way - see page 66
 Siem Reap, Ho Chi Minh                                                                        2009                                                                                                   2010
 City & Nha Trang       01 Jul-                             06 Jul-    10 Jul-    16 Aug-     28 Sep-      25 Oct-      31 Oct-     10 Dec-   25 Dec-     01 Jan-     10 Jan-      01 Apr-      06 Apr- 01 Jul-      10 Jul-    16 Aug-   28 Sep-
 Various Code: FA3TT3                           05 Jul      09 Jul     15 Aug     27 Sep       24 Oct      30 Oct       09 Dec      24 Dec    31 Dec      09 Jan      31 Mar       05 Apr       30 Jun     09 Jul    15 Aug     27 Sep     31 Oct
 Standard                       10 nights       1819        1899       2069        1899        1929        2109         2209          2509      2349      2349         2199         2179        2169        2179      2339      2179       2209

 Siem Reap, Ho Chi Minh                                                                      2009                                                                                                   2010
 City & Phan Thiet      01 Jul-                              10 Jul-    16 Aug-      28 Sep-     22 Oct-      31 Oct-       10 Dec-      25 Dec-   01 Jan-       10 Jan-        01 Apr-      06 Apr-     01 Jul-    10 Jul-    16 Aug-    28 Sep-
 Various Code: FA3TT4                            09 Jul      15 Aug     27 Sep        21 Oct      30 Oct      09 Dec        24 Dec       31 Dec    09 Jan        31 Mar         05 Apr       30 Jun      09 Jul     15 Aug     27 Sep      31 Oct
 Standard                       10 nights        1449        1619        1449        1479         1589         1659          1859        1699          1679         1649        1629         1619        1629       1799       1629       1659

 Hanoi, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh                                                 2009                                                                                    2010
 City & Siem Reap                              01 Jul- 10 Jul- 16 Aug- 20 Sep- 23 Oct- 30 Oct- 10 Dec- 25 Dec- 01 Jan- 10 Jan- 18 Jan- 28 Jan- 23 Mar- 01 Apr- 06 Apr- 30 Apr- 31 May- 01 Jul- 10 Jul- 16 Aug- 29 Aug- 20 Sep-
 Various Code: FV4TT3                          09 Jul 15 Aug 19 Sep 22 Oct 29 Oct 09 Dec 24 Dec 31 Dec 09 Jan 17 Jan 27 Jan 22 Mar 31 Mar 05 Apr 29 Apr 30 May 30 Jun 09 Jul 15 Aug 28 Aug 19 Sep 31 Oct
 Standard                       11 nights      1789 1959 1789 1819 1989 2129 2289 2139 2139 2109 2119 2109 2079 2089 2079 2089 2079 2089 2259 2089 2099 2139
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, flights, transfers and accommodation as specified. Please note: Packages are based on hotels and durations as specified, however these can be tailor
made to suit your needs. Please call for details. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. Prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce
supplements. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                               20a




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LUANG PRABANG,                                                            HO C H I MI N H C ITY,                                                       HANOI, HOI AN,                                                                    HANOI,
SI EM R EAP,                                                              SI EM R EAP,                                                                 H U E, HO C H I MI N H                                                            HO C H I MI N H C ITY,
PH NOM PEN H &                                                            VI ENTIAN E &                                                                C ITY, SI EM R EAP &                                                              SI EM R EAP &
HO C H I MI N H C ITY                                                     LUANG PRABANG                                                                PH NOM PEN H                                                                      PH NOM PEN H
 13 DAYS FROM £1799                                                          13 DAYS FROM £1709                                                             16 DAYS FROM £1809                                                            13 DAYS FROM £1619

 LUANG PRABANG 3 NIGHTS | SIEM                                             HO CHI MINH CITY 3 NIGHTS | SIEM                                             HANOI 2 NIGHTS | HOI AN 2 NIGHTS |                                                HANOI 3 NIGHTS | HO CHI MINH CITY 3
 REAP 3 NIGHTS | PHNOM PENH 2                                              REAP 3 NIGHTS | VIENTIANE 2 NIGHTS |                                         HUE 2 NIGHTS | HO CHI MINH CITY 3                                                 NIGHTS | SIEM REAP 3 NIGHTS |
 NIGHTS | HO CHI MINH CITY 3 NIGHTS                                        LUANG PRABANG 3 NIGHTS                                                       NIGHTS | SIEM REAP 3 NIGHTS |                                                     PHNOM PENH 2 NIGHTS
Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: depart from London                                    Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: depart from London                                        PHNOM PENH 2 NIGHTS                                                              Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: depart from London
Heathrow on your overnight Thai                                           Heathrow on your overnight Thai                                              Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: depart from London                                            Heathrow on your overnight Thai
Airways flight to Bangkok.                                                Airways flight to Bangkok.                                                   Heathrow on your overnight Thai                                                   Airways flight to Bangkok.
                                                                                                                                                       Airways flight to Hanoi via Bangkok.
Days 2-4 - Luang Prabang: arriving in                                     Days 2-4 - Ho Chi Minh City: arriving in                                                                                                                       Days 2-4 - Hanoi: reaching Bangkok,
Bangkok, join your Bangkok Airways                                        Bangkok, connect with your Thai Airways                                      Days 2-3 - Hanoi: transfer to the Melia                                           connect with your Thai Airways flight to
flight to Luang Prabang and transfer to                                   flight to Ho Chi Minh City and transfer                                      Hanoi for a two-night stay.                                                       Hanoi. Transfer to the Melia Hanoi for a
the Villa Santi Hotel for three nights in                                 to the Equatorial Hotel for three nights                                     Days 4-5 - Hoi An: fly to Danang with                                             three-night stay.
Laos.                                                                     in Vietnam.                                                                  Vietnam Airlines. Transfer to the Swiss-                                          Days 5-7 - Ho Chi Minh City: join your
Days 5-7 - Siem Reap: board your                                          Days 5-7 - Siem Reap: fly to Cambodia                                        Bel Hotel Golden Sands for two nights.                                            Vietnam Airlines flight to Ho Chi Minh
Vietnam Airlines or Lao Airlines flight to                                with Vietnam Airlines and transfer to the                                    Days 6-7 - Hue: transfer by road to Hue                                           City. On arrival, transfer to the Equatorial
Cambodia. Transfer to the Prince                                          Prince D'Angkor Hotel & Spa for three                                        for two nights at the Huong Giang.                                                hotel for a three-night stay.
D'Angkor Hotel & Spa for three nights.                                    nights.                                                                                                                                                        Days 8-10 - Siem Reap: board your
                                                                                                                                                       Days 8-10 - Ho Chi Minh City: join your
Days 8-9 - Phnom Penh: fly to Phnom                                       Days 8-9 - Vientiane: board your Lao                                         flight to Ho Chi Minh City and transfer                                           Vietnam Airlines flight to Cambodia and
Penh with Bangkok Airways and transfer                                    Airlines flight to Vientiane in Laos for                                     to the Equatorial hotel for three nights.                                         transfer to the Prince D'Angkor Hotel &
to the Cambodiana for two nights.                                         two nights at the Lao Plaza.                                                                                                                                   Spa for a three-night stay.
                                                                                                                                                       Days 11-13 - Siem Reap: fly to Siem Reap
Days 10-12 - Ho Chi Minh City: join your                                  Days 10-12 - Luang Prabang: fly to Luang                                     and transfer to the Prince D'Angkor for                                           Days 11-12 - Phnom Penh: fly to Phnom
Vietnam Airlines flight to Ho Chi Minh                                    Prabang with Lao Airlines and transfer to                                    three nights.                                                                     Penh with Bangkok Airways and transfer
City. Transfer to the Equatorial hotel for a                              the Villa Santi Hotel for a three-night                                                                                                                        to the Cambodiana for two nights.
                                                                                                                                                       Days 14-15 - Phnom Penh: board your
three-night stay.                                                         stay.                                                                                                                                                          Day 13 - Phnom Penh/UK: join your Thai
                                                                                                                                                       Bangkok Airways flight to Phnom Penh.
Day 13 - Ho Chi Minh City/UK: join your                                   Day 13 - Luang Prabang/UK: join your                                         Stay at the Cambodiana for two nights.                                            Airways flight to London Heathrow via
Thai Airways flight to London Heathrow                                    Bangkok Airways flight to Bangkok and                                                                                                                          Bangkok. Alternatively, extend your
                                                                                                                                                       Day 16 - Phnom Penh/UK: return to
via Bangkok. Alternatively, extend your                                   continue to London Heathrow with Thai                                                                                                                          holiday with a stay in Bangkok or a Thai
                                                                                                                                                       London Heathrow via Bangkok with Thai
holiday with a stay in Bangkok or a Thai                                  Airways. Alternatively, extend your                                                                                                                            beach resort (see page 25 for details).
                                                                                                                                                       Airways.
beach resort (see page 25 for details).                                   holiday with a stay in Bangkok or a Thai
                                                                          beach resort (see page 25 for details).


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 Luang Prabang, Siem Reap,                                                                      2009                                                                                                    2010
 Phnom Penh & Ho Chi Minh City 01 Jul-                     10 Jul-     16 Aug-     23 Sep-     21 Oct-     31 Oct-      10 Dec-   21 Dec-    25 Dec-   01 Jan-    10 Jan-     01 Apr-      11 Apr-     16 Apr-    01 Jul-      10 Jul-    16 Aug-   23 Sep-
 Various Code: FL4TT2                           09 Jul     15 Aug      22 Sep       20 Oct     30 Oct      09 Dec       20 Dec    24 Dec     31 Dec    09 Jan     31 Mar      10 Apr       15 Apr      30 Jun     09 Jul       15 Aug     22 Sep     31 Oct
 Standard                       11 nights       1799       1969        1799        1849        1979        2089         2249         2279      2119    2099        2079       2039          2059        2029       2039        2199        2039      2099

 Ho Chi Minh City, Siem Reap,                                                                     2009                                                                                                     2010
 Vientiane & Luang Prabang 01 Jul-                          10 Jul-     16 Aug-      20 Sep-     27 Sep-      23 Oct-      01 Nov-     10 Dec-    25 Dec-     01 Jan-     10 Jan-       26 Mar-      08 Apr- 01 Jul-        10 Jul-      16 Aug-    20 Sep-
 Various Code: FV4TT1                           09 Jul      15 Aug      19 Sep       26 Sep       22 Oct      31 Oct       09 Dec      24 Dec     31 Dec      09 Jan      25 Mar         07 Apr      30 Jun     09 Jul      15 Aug       19 Sep      31 Oct
 Standard                       11 nights       1709        1879         1709           1749      1759         1909         1989        2179      1999        1999          1979        1969         1929        1939       2109          1939      1999

 Hanoi, Hoi An, Hue, Ho Chi Minh                                   2009                                                                                            2010
 City, Siem Reap & Phnom Penh 01 Jul- 10 Jul- 16 Aug- 30 Aug- 19 Sep- 21 Oct- 01 Nov- 10 Dec- 18 Dec- 25 Dec- 01 Jan- 10 Jan- 18 Jan- 29 Jan- 23 Mar- 01 Apr- 06 Apr- 30 Apr- 31 May- 01 Jul- 10 Jul- 16 Aug- 31 Aug- 19 Sep-
 Various Code: FV6TT1                          09 Jul 15 Aug 29 Aug 18 Sep 20 Oct 31 Oct 09 Dec 17 Dec 24 Dec 31 Dec 09 Jan 17 Jan 28 Jan 22 Mar 31 Mar 05 Apr 29 Apr 30 May 30 Jun 09 Jul 15 Aug 30 Aug 18 Sep 31 Oct
 Standard                       14 nights 1809 1989 1809 1819 1849 2079 2169 2349 2349 2189 2189 2169 2189 2159 2129 2129 2129 2139 2139 2139 2319 2139 2149 2189

 Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City,                                                         2009                                                                            2010
 Siem Reap & Phnom Penh                        01 Jul-   10 Jul- 16 Aug- 30 Aug- 21 Sep- 23 Oct- 01 Nov- 10 Dec- 25 Dec- 01 Jan- 10 Jan- 25 Mar- 01 Apr- 06 Apr- 30 May- 01 Jul-                                      10 Jul- 16 Aug- 30 Aug- 21 Sep-
 Various Code: FV4TT2                          09 Jul    15 Aug 29 Aug 20 Sep 22 Oct 31 Oct 09 Dec 24 Dec 31 Dec 09 Jan 24 Mar 31 Mar 05 Apr 29 May 30 Jun 09 Jul                                                     15 Aug 29 Aug 20 Sep 31 Oct
 Standard                       11 nights      1619      1809         1619       1629     1669      1889       1949        2129       1949     1949    1939      1899       1909        1899       1899     1899        2079      1899      1909     1949
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, flights, transfers and accommodation as specified. Please note: Packages are based on hotels and durations as specified, however these can be tailor
made to suit your needs. Please call for details. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. Prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce
supplements. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                               21a




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For a unique blend of cultures, combine Vietnam,
Cambodia or Laos with exciting cities and idyllic
beaches of The Orient or the Middle East.

HOW YOU CAN DISCOVER MOR E
If you want to discover more of the world, a multi-centre fusing
different cultures with relaxing resorts is the perfect type of
holiday. There are cities to visit, tours to take, a whole host of
activities and sports to enjoy not to mention the beach to relax on.
You don’t even have to limit yourself – you can discover more by
mixing and matching to your heart’s content.

B E I N SPI R ED
Take your inspiration from the next few pages of suggested
itineraries, designed to give you a taster of what you can explore
on your holiday, whichever part of the globe appeals – you’ll find
it’s surprisingly affordable.

The price you see includes:
•All flights as detailed in the itinerary
•Airport taxes
•Transfers as detailed
•Accommodation and sightseeing as specified in the itinerary

AS FLEXI B LE AS YOU LI KE
These combinations are just a guide and can be tailor-made to
your individual needs by our very experienced travel professionals:
durations, accommodation, departure dates and airports are all
flexible. Should you want to spend longer in any one destination,
for example, we can add on extra nights at your chosen hotel.

We’ve put together our ‘Discover more’ section to show you that
your holiday choice is endless, and we can assure you of a highly
memorable experience wherever you go.




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BANGKOK, LUANG PRABANG, SI EM R EAP &
H UA H I N
 14 DAYS FROM £1719

 BANGKOK 3 NIGHTS | LUANG PRABANG 3 NIGHTS | SIEM REAP 3 NIGHTS | HUA HIN 3
 NIGHTS
Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: depart from London                                   Transfer to the Prince D'Angkor Hotel &
Heathrow on your overnight Thai                                          Spa for three nights.
Airways flight to Bangkok.                                               Days 11-13 - Hua Hin: return to Bangkok
Days 2-4 - Bangkok: transfer to the                                      with Bangkok Airways. Transfer by road
Century Park for a three-night stay.                                     to Hua Hin for three nights at the Hilton
Days 5-7 - Luang Prabang: fly to Laos                                    Hua Hin.
with Bangkok Airways. Transfer to the 3                                  Day 14 - Hua Hin/UK: transfer back to
Nagas for a three-night stay.                                            Bangkok by road and join your Thai
Days 8-10 - Siem Reap: fly to Cambodia                                   Airways flight to London Heathrow.
with Vietnam Airlines or Lao Airlines.




HONG KONG, HO C H I MI N H C ITY &
BANGKOK
 11 DAYS FROM £1399

 HONG KONG 3 NIGHTS | HO CHI MINH CITY 3 NIGHTS | BANGKOK 3 NIGHTS
Day 1 - UK/Hong Kong: depart from                                        Days 8-10 - Bangkok: join your Bangkok
London Heathrow on your overnight                                        Airways flight to Bangkok and transfer to
British Airways flight to Hong Kong.                                     the Century Park for three nights.
Days 2-4 - Hong Kong: transfer to the                                    Day 11 - Bangkok/UK: return to London
Metropark Causeway Bay for three                                         Heathrow with British Airways.
nights.                                                                  Alternatively, extend your holiday with a
Days 5-7 - Ho Chi Minh City: fly to                                      stay in Bangkok or a Thai beach resort
Vietnam with Cathay Pacific. Reaching                                    (see page 25 for details).
Ho Chi Minh City, transfer to the Asia
Ruby for a three-night stay.


 Bangkok, Luang                                                                           2009                                                                                             2010
 Pranbang, Siem Reap &
 Hua Hin                                        01 Jul-    10 Jul-     16 Aug-    22 Sep-     20 Oct-    01 Nov-     08 Dec-    25 Dec-     01 Jan-     10 Jan-    06 Apr-     27 Apr-     01 Jul-    10 Jul-     16 Aug-    22 Sep-     20 Oct-
 Various Code: FT4TT3                           09 Jul     15 Aug      21 Sep      19 Oct     31 Oct     07 Dec      24 Dec     31 Dec      09 Jan      05 Apr     26 Apr      30 Jun      09 Jul     15 Aug      21 Sep      19 Oct     31 Oct
 Standard                       12 nights       1719        1879       1719        1789          1999     2039        2299       2159        2169       2029        1919        1869       1889        2039       1889        1969       2059

 Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh                                                 2009                                                                                                    2010
 City & Bangkok         01 Jul- 24 Jul- 17 Aug- 29 Aug- 30 Sep- 08 Oct- 26 Oct- 01 Nov- 13 Nov- 01 Dec- 10 Dec- 15 Dec- 25 Dec- 01 Jan- 16 Jan- 21 Mar- 04 Apr- 30 Apr- 16 Jun- 22 Jun- 30 Jun- 23 Jul- 17 Aug- 29 Aug- 30 Sep- 08 Oct-
 Various Code: FC3BBO                          23 Jul 16 Aug 28 Aug 29 Sep 07 Oct 25 Oct 31 Oct 12 Nov 30 Nov 09 Dec 14 Dec 24 Dec 31 Dec 15 Jan 20 Mar 03 Apr 29 Apr 15 Jun 21 Jun 29 Jun 22 Jul 16 Aug 28 Aug 29 Sep 07 Oct 31 Oct
 Standard                       9 nights      1549 1659 1399 1449 1489 1569 1659 1609 1579 1639 1729 1869 1669 1679 1559 1759 1669 1549 1589 1629 1739 1839 1569 1619 1669 1769
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, flights, transfers and accommodation as specified. Please note: Packages are based on hotels and durations as specified, however these can be tailor
made to suit your needs. Please call for details. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. Prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce
supplements. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                               23a




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                                                                                        BANGKOK, HO C H I MI N H C ITY, SI EM R EAP
                                                                                        & DU BAI
                                                                                        13 DAYS FROM £1609

                                                                                        BANGKOK 3 NIGHTS | HO CHI MINH CITY 3 NIGHTS | SIEM REAP 2 NIGHTS | DUBAI 3
                                                                                        NIGHTS
                                                                                        Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: depart from London       Days 8-9 - Siem Reap: fly to Cambodia
                                                                                        Heathrow on your overnight Emirates          with Vietnam Airlines. Transfer to the
                                                                                        flight to Bangkok via Dubai.                 Prince D'Angkor Hotel & Spa for the next
                                                                                        Days 2-4 - Bangkok: arriving in Bangkok,     two nights.
                                                                                        transfer to the Century Park for a three-    Days 10-12 - Dubai: board your Bangkok
                                                                                        night stay.                                  Airways flight to Bangkok and join your
                                                                                        Days 5-7 - Ho Chi Minh City: fly to Ho Chi   connecting Emirates flight to Dubai.
                                                                                        Minh City with Bangkok Airways and           Transfer to the Sheraton Jumeirah Beach
                                                                                        transfer to the Asia Ruby for a three-       for a three-night stay.
                                                                                        night stay.                                  Day 13 - Dubai/UK: join your Emirates
                                                                                                                                     flight to London Heathrow.




KUALA LUMPU R, HO C H I MI N H C ITY &                                                  KUALA LUMPU R, SI EM R EAP & B OR N EO
B OR N EO                                                                               12 DAYS FROM £1399
14 DAYS FROM £1509                                                                      KUALA LUMPUR 2 NIGHTS | SIEM REAP 3 NIGHTS | BORNEO 5 NIGHTS
KUALA LUMPUR 3 NIGHTS | HO CHI MINH CITY 4 NIGHTS | BORNEO 5 NIGHTS                     Day 1 - UK/Kuala Lumpur: depart from         Days 7-11 - Borneo: join your Malaysia
Day 1 - UK/Kuala Lumpur: depart from         Days 9-13 - Borneo: fly to Kota Kinabalu   London Heathrow on your overnight            Airlines flight to Borneo via Kuala
London Heathrow on your overnight            in Borneo with Malaysia Airlines via       Malaysia Airlines flight to Kuala Lumpur.    Lumpur. On arrival, transfer to Shangri-
Malaysia Airlines flight to Kuala Lumpur.    Kuala Lumpur. On arrival transfer to       Days 2-3 - Kuala Lumpur: arriving in         La’s Tanjung Aru Resort for five nights.
Days 2-4 - Kuala Lumpur: arriving in         Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort for five   Kuala Lumpur, transfer to the Equatorial     Day 12 - Borneo/UK: fly to London
Kuala Lumpur transfer to the Equatorial      nights.                                    for a two-night stay.                        Heathrow with Malaysia Airlines via
for a three-night stay.                      Day 14 - Borneo/UK: fly to London          Days 4-6 - Siem Reap: fly to Siem Reap       Kuala Lumpur.
Days 5-8 - Ho Chi Minh City: fly to Ho Chi   Heathrow with Malaysia Airlines via        with Malaysia Airlines and transfer to
Minh City with Malaysia Airlines and         Kuala Lumpur.                              the Victoria Angkor Hotel for three
transfer to the Asia Ruby for a four-night                                              nights in Cambodia.
stay.




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BANGKOK & C H IANG MA I EXTENSIONS                                                                                                                  THAI B EAC H EXTENSIONS
 4 DAYS FROM £79                                                                                                                                     4 DAYS FROM £159

 BANGKOK OR CHIANG MAI 3 NIGHTS                                                                                                                      PHUKET, KOH SAMUI OR HUA HIN 3 NIGHTS
Combine your holiday in Vietnam,                                                                                                                    Great for relaxing, Thailand's beach
                                                                            THAI CITY OPTIONS                                                                                                                                     THAI BEACH OPTIONS
Cambodia or Laos with a few days in                                                                                                                 resorts contrast well with sightseeing in
either Bangkok or Chiang Mai for a Thai                                     Bangkok - FTBHXX - from £79 per                                         Vietnam, Cambodia or Laos.                                                    Hua Hin - FTHHXX - from £159 per
city break.                                                                 person.                                                                                                                                               person.
                                                                                                                                                    Quiet Hua Hin is understandably
Three nights in Thailands capital,                                          Arrive in Bangkok and transfer by                                       popular with the Thai Royal Family, and                                       Arriving in Bangkok, transfer to Hua
Bangkok, provides ample opportunity to                                      road to the Century Park for a three-                                   lies within three hours drive of Bangkok.                                     Hin by road. Spend three nights at
take in the city's ancient temples and                                      night stay.                                                             Its colourful outdoor markets come alive                                      the Hilton Hua Hin before
floating markets, all surrounded by a                                       At the end of your stay, a return                                       in the evening - a wonderful opportunity                                      transferring back to Bangkok.
vibrant atmosphere. Alternatively, head                                     airport transfer is included.                                           to get a flavour of local life.                                               Phuket - FTPHXX - from £219 per
to Chiang Mai, gateway to Northern                                                                                                                  Phuket is Thailand's most popular resort,                                     person.
                                                                            Chiang Mai - FTMHXX - from £189
Thailand. The cultural experience it                                                                                                                with gorgeous beaches, stunning sights
                                                                            per person                                                                                                                                            From Bangkok, fly with Bangkok
offers includes elephant trekking,                                                                                                                  and an infectious buzz. The island has
                                                                            Arrive in Bangkok and board your                                                                                                                      Airways to Phuket and transfer to
bamboo rafting and visits to hill-tribe                                                                                                             evolved into a tropical paradise that’s
                                                                            Bangkok Airways flight to Chiang                                                                                                                      Centara Karon, The Terraces for a
villages.                                                                                                                                           both full of life and ideal for relaxation.
                                                                            Mai. Transfer to the Amari Rincome                                                                                                                    three-night stay.
 These extensions are a guide only; they                                                                                                            Koh Samui's beautiful white sandy
                                                                            for three nights.                                                                                                                                     At the end of your stay, transfer to
may be added to the beginning or end of                                                                                                             beaches are dotted with tropical palm
                                                                            At the end of your stay, transfer back                                                                                                                the airport for your flight back to
any holiday in this brochure, flying with                                                                                                           trees and surrounded by crystal-clear
                                                                            to the airport for your return flight to                                                                                                              Bangkok.
Thai Airways via Bangkok. Durations and                                                                                                             waters. Here, restful tranquillity
accommodation are flexible and can be                                       Bangkok.                                                                                                                                              Koh Samui - FTKHXX - from £299 per
                                                                                                                                                    combines with the vibrant nightlife of
tailor-made to your individual needs.                                                                                                                                                                                             person.
                                                                                                                                                    Chaweng.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  From Bangkok, fly with Bangkok
                                                                                                                                                    These extensions are a guide only; they
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Airways to Koh Samui and transfer to
                                                                                                                                                    may be added to the beginning or end of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the Chaba Cabana Resort & Spa for
                                                                                                                                                    any holiday in this brochure flying with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  three nights.
                                                                                                                                                    Thai Airways via Bangkok. Durations and
                                                                                                                                                    accommodation are flexible and can be                                         At the end of your stay, transfer to
                                                                                                                                                    tailor-made to your individual needs.                                         the airport for your return flight to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bangkok.


 Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh                                                 2009                                                                                           2010
 City, Siem Reap & Dubai 01 Jul- 16 Jul- 11 Aug- 10 Sep- 23 Sep- 23 Oct- 02 Nov- 12 Nov- 02 Dec- 10 Dec- 14 Dec- 24 Dec- 01 Jan- 05 Jan- 15 Mar- 25 Mar- 18 Apr- 07 May- 23 May- 16 Jul- 10 Aug- 15 Aug- 30 Aug- 23 Sep-
 Various Code: FT4EE1                          15 Jul 10 Aug 09 Sep 22 Sep 22 Oct 01 Nov 11 Nov 01 Dec 09 Dec 13 Dec 23 Dec 31 Dec 04 Jan 14 Mar 24 Mar 17 Apr 06 May 22 May 15 Jul 09 Aug 14 Aug 29 Aug 22 Sep 31 Oct
 Standard                       11 nights 1609 1689 1609 1869 1889 2139 2479 2139 1989 2159 2539 2319 2149 2099 2189 2169 2079 1949 1879 1959 1979 1949 2079 2099

 Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi                                                                  2009                                                                                     2010
 Minh City & Borneo                            01 Jul- 06 Jul- 07 Aug- 24 Aug- 24 Oct- 31 Oct- 01 Dec- 07 Dec- 12 Dec- 24 Dec- 28 Dec- 01 Jan- 07 Jan- 16 Jan- 30 Jan- 10 Feb- 18 Mar- 08 Apr- 15 Jun- 03 Jul- 06 Aug- 24 Aug-
 Various Code: FM3MMR                          05 Jul 06 Aug 23 Aug 23 Oct 30 Oct 30 Nov 06 Dec 11 Dec 23 Dec 27 Dec 31 Dec 06 Jan 15 Jan 29 Jan 09 Feb 17 Mar 07 Apr 14 Jun 02 Jul 05 Aug 23 Aug 31 Oct
 Standard                       12 nights      1579 1689 1579 1509 1679 1699 1719 1769 2279 1869 1799 1799 1719 1689 1779 1689 1819 1709 1729 1899 1799 1709

 Kuala Lumpur, Siem                                                                   2009                                                                                                2010
 Reap & Borneo                                01 Jul- 05 Jul- 07 Aug- 26 Aug- 26 Sep- 26 Oct- 01 Nov- 01 Dec- 11 Dec- 15 Dec- 24 Dec- 01 Jan- 07 Jan- 16 Jan- 01 Feb- 12 Feb- 20 Mar- 30 Mar- 10 Apr- 28 Apr- 15 Jun- 05 Jul- 06 Aug- 26 Aug- 26 Sep-
 Various Code: FM3MM0                         04 Jul 06 Aug 25 Aug 25 Sep 25 Oct 31 Oct 30 Nov 10 Dec 14 Dec 23 Dec 31 Dec 06 Jan 15 Jan 31 Jan 11 Feb 19 Mar 29 Mar 09 Apr 27 Apr 14 Jun 04 Jul 05 Aug 25 Aug 25 Sep 31 Oct
 Standard                       10 nights 1429 1579 1469 1399 1449 1559 1549 1579 2119 2139 1749 1659 1579 1549 1649 1549 1589 1679 1569 1519 1539 1709 1609 1519 1569
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, flights, transfers and accommodation as specified. Please note: Packages are based on hotels and durations as specified, however these can be tailor
made to suit your needs. Please call for details. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. Prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce
supplements. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                               24a




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IMPORTANT INFORMATION
FLYING OPTIONS
We base our package prices on a specific
airline, however many of our featured
destinations offer a selection of
alternative airlines and departure
airports. Please see page 66 for details.
FREE LOCAL CONNECTION WITH BRITISH
AIRWAYS
If you are flying internationally with
British Airways, why not join a
connecting flight from your local
airport. We offer these flights free of
charge. Please ask for details.
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For a unique blend of cultures combine
Vietnam with exciting cities and idyllic
beaches of The Orient or the Middle
East.
See pages 22-25 for more details.




Experience the delights of the Orient on
our fully escorted Thomas Cook Tours.
Full details can be found in our Thomas
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                                                                                                                                                    MAKING THE MOST OF VIETNAM
                                                                                                                                                                                                       |   VIETNAM




                                                                                                                                         nam
                                                                                                                                      Viet
                                                                                                                                      Emerging as a country full of incredible sights and
                                                                                                                                      sounds, Vietnam is an excellent choice of
                                                                                                                                      destination, equally for those with a passion for
                                                                                                                                      the past, or those who long to see a beautiful and
                                                                                                                                      varied country in its present.
                                                                                                                                      MAKI NG TH E MOST OF VI ETNAM
                                                                                                                                      Vietnam is a stunning package, vibrant and full of culture, simply
                                                                                                                                      waiting to be unwrapped by visitors. Here you will find a rich and
                                                                                                                                      diverse country of sugar-white beaches, vibrant cities and lush
                                                                                                                                      landscapes. This exciting and enthralling land of contrasts
                                                                                                                                      effortlessly blends traditional customs with economic growth, and
                                                                                                                                      spectacular scenery with intriguing historic sites.

                                                                                                                                      Hanoi is Vietnam’s small and elegant           Between Hue and Hoi An a visit to the
                                                                                                                                      capital which lies in the heart of the         Marble Mountains affords great views,
                                                                                                                                      northern delta, known as the Red River         the most impressive of the cave pagodas
                                                                                                                                      Delta. One of the prettiest cities in          here is Huyen Khong Cave.
                                                                                                                                      Southeast Asia, Hanoi is a romantic and        Excellent restaurants, hotels, shops,
                                                                                                                                      vibrant destination, full of French and        nightlife and a rich past make up Ho Chi
                                                                                                                                      Chinese heritage. To discover the essence      Minh City, formerly Saigon. This is the
                                                                                                                                      of Hanoi, a visit to the Old Quarter,          economic powerhouse of Vietnam, a
                                                                                                                                      known as Pho Co, is a must. Hoan Kiem          huge bustling metropolis that is
                                                                                                                                      Lake offers a tranquil spot for relaxation     separated into Districts and full of
         North                                                                                                                        inbetween sight-seeing, and its peace is       famous landmarks including Ho Chi
        Vietnam                                  Halong Bay
                         Hanoi                                                                                                        loved by locals and visitors alike. In the     Minh Square, the Municipal Theatre and
                                                    GULF                                                                              morning the lake comes to life, when
                Ninh Binh                       O F TO N K I N                                                                                                                       impressive Reunification Palace. Travel
                                                                                                                                      locals flock here to practise their Tai Chi.   outside of Ho Chi Minh City to see the
                                                                                                                                      Northern Vietnam is blessed with a             remarkable Cu Chi tunnels built by the
uang                                                                                                                                  wealth of stunning landscapes, and             Viet Cong guerrillas. The fertile Mekong
abang
                                                                                                                                      really is unmissable. Halong Bay boasts        Delta is south of Ho Chi Minh City, where
                                                                    S O UTH
                                                                                                                                      magnificent limestone formations and           visitors are treated to a fascinating
 Vientiane       L AO S                                          C H I N A S EA                                                       mythical watery seascapes.                     mixture of paddy fields, waterways,
                                                            Hue                                                                       South Central Vietnam offers superb            canals and river-based villages.
                                                             Danang
                                                                 Hoi An                                                               national parks and stunning natural            Vietnamese music has a long history,
                                                                                   Ho Chi Min weather station
                                                                                                                                      beauty. Nestled in this area, Nha Trang is     and is considered to be essential in its
                                                                                                                                      primarily a seaside destination, ideal for     residents’ ways of life. Eating too plays
HAILAND
                                                                                                                                      beachlovers with 6kms of soft sandy            an important part in Vietnamese society,
                                                                 VIETNAM           32 1 5            33 0 6      34 1 5     35 5 6
                                                                                                                                      beach, or for doing a spot of snorkelling      with many meals revolving around the
                                                                                                                                      or diving. Dalat is Vietnam’s premier hill     country’s key foodstuff of rice, and food
                    Angkor                                                                                                            station with gorgeous lakes, waterfalls        being enjoyed from top-class restaurants
                   Siem Reap                                           Nha Trang                                                      and pine forests.                              to the delicious meals of street kitchens.
                           To n l e
                                                                                   34 22 4           32 31 4     32 29 4    32 27 5
                                                     g
                         S a p L a ke           on                                                                                                                                   Visitors to this incredible country will be
                                                                  South                                                               The charming town of Hoi An, nestling
                                            k




                                            e
                                        M
         CA M B O D I A                                          Vietnam                                                                                                             greeted with warmth and curiosity, and
                                                                                                                                      on the banks of the Thu Bon River, offers
                                                                 Phan                                                                                                                will feel privileged to have spent time in
                 Phnom Penh                                      Thiet                                                                a rich architectural heritage from its
                                                                                   31 33 5           31 27 4      31 12 4   31 5 4                                                   Vietnam, as it continues to emerge as a
                                                         Ho Chi Minh City
                                                                                                                                      days as a 16th century port. The streets
                                                                                                                                      are awash with people enjoying the             must-visit destination.
                                                            Mekong
                                                             Delta
         GULF OF                                                                                                                      huge range of shops, restaurants and           Please see the Holiday Information
        TH A I L A N D                                           S O UTH                                        GMT +7
                                                              C H I N A S EA                                                          cheap tailors available.                       section for important information on
                                                                                                                                                                                     health precautions, travel advice,
                                                                                                                                                                                     passport and visa requirements.


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VIETNAM
                               |     ESSENTIAL VIETNAM TOUR




                                                                         ESSENTIAL VI ETNAM                                                                                                                                TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

                                                                          8-DAY LOCALLY ESCORTED PRIVATE TOUR FROM £1409                                                                                                   •Hanois splendid architecture
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •Walking tour of Hoi An
                                                                          HANOI 2 NIGHTS | HOI AN 1 NIGHT | HUE 1 NIGHT | HO CHI MINH CITY 2 NIGHTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •Hue, the ancient capital
                                                                         Departures daily.                                                   Day 5 - Hue: depart for the ancient
                                                                                                                                             capital of Hue with visits to Marble                                          •Water puppet show
                                                                         Day 1 - UK/Hanoi: fly overnight from
                                                                         London Heathrow to Hanoi with Thai                                  Mountain, China Beach and the Cham                                            •The ingenuity of the Cu Chi tunnels
                                                                         Airways via Bangkok.                                                Museum in Danang en route. In the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
                                                                                                                                             afternoon visit the Imperial Citadel and
                                                                         Day 2 - Hanoi: upon arrival transfer to                                                                                                           •International and internal flights as
                                                                                                                                             enjoy a cruise along the beautiful
                                                                         your hotel, the rest of the day is free to                                                                                                         specified.
                                                                                                                                             Perfume River. Overnight at the Huong
                                                                         relax. Two nights at the Sunway
                                                                                                                                             Giang (standard; page 38) or La                                               •6 nights accommodation as
                                                                         (standard; page 34) or the Sofitel
                                                                                                                                             Residence (deluxe; page 67). (B)                                               detailed.
                                                                         Metropole (deluxe; page 35).
                                                                                                                                             Day 6 - Ho Chi Minh City: visit the                                           •Meals as specified (B = breakfast,
                                                                         Day 3 - Hanoi: a full day sightseeing in
                                                                                                                                             elaborate tomb of Emperor Tu Duc. Join                                         L = lunch, D = dinner).
                                                                         Hanoi. Visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex
                                                                                                                                             your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Two                                          •Excursions and entry fees as
                                                                         containing the Mausoleum, Ho Chi
                                                                                                                                             nights at the Asia Ruby (standard; page                                        detailed.
                                                                         Minh's former home and the One Pillar
                                                                                                                                             44) or the Sheraton Saigon Hotel &
                                                                         Pagoda. In the afternoon visit the Temple                                                                                                         •An English-speaking guide.
                                                                                                                                             Towers (deluxe; page 45). (B)
                                                                         of Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake, the                                                                                                                •Transport in an air-conditioned
                                                                         bustling Old Quarter and the Museum of                              Day 7 - Cu Chi Tunnels: drive to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            vehicle.
                                                                         Fine Arts. In the evening watch a                                   outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City to see the
                                                                                                                                             remarkable Cu Chi tunnels built by the                                        YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT
                                                                         performance of the renowned water
                                                                                                                                             Viet Cong guerrillas. Return in the                                           INCLUDE
                                                                         puppet theatre. (B)
                                                                                                                                             afternoon for a half-day city tour. (B)                                       •Meals (other than those specified)
                                                                         Day 4 - Hoi An: morning flight to
                                                                                                                                             Day 8 - Ho Chi Minh City/UK: join your                                         and drinks.
                                                                         Danang before transferring to the
                                                                         ancient port town of Hoi An. Enjoy a                                Thai Airways flight to London Heathrow                                        •Pre- and post-tour accommodation.
                                                                         walking tour, and end the day with a                                via Bangkok. (B)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •Miscellaneous personal expenses
                                                                         sunset cruise on the Thu Bon river.                                 A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement                                            and gratuities.
                                                                         Overnight at the Life Heritage Resort Hoi                           applies - please see price panel for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •Vietnam visa (please refer to page
                                                                         An (standard; page 39) or the Victoria                              details.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            69).
                                                                         Hoi An Beach Resort (deluxe; page 38).                              Reference code FV0E29 (standard);
                                                                         (B)                                                                 FV0E35 (deluxe)


                                                                         Upgrade to Royal Silk Class from £660 one-way - see page 66
 Essential Vietnam                                                                     2009                                                                                         2010                                                    Supplements (per person per night)
 Various Code: FV0E29/35                        01 Jul-        10 Jul-       16 Aug-          01 Nov-     10 Dec-        25 Dec-       01 Jan-        10 Jan-        01 Apr-       06 Apr-        01 Jul-        10 Jul-       16 Aug-      Gala Dinner-24 & 31 Dec from £98
                                                09 Jul         15 Aug         31 Oct          09 Dec      24 Dec         31 Dec        09 Jan         31 Mar         05 Apr        30 Jun         09 Jul         15 Aug         31 Oct
 Standard                      6 nights         1409           1589          1409             1629         1809          1629           1629           1629          1629           1629          1629           1809           1629
 Deluxe                        6 nights         1609           1789          1609             1909         2079          1909           1909           1899          1909           1899          1909           2079           1909
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, flights, transfers and accommodation as specified. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs
known at the time of going to press. Prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce supplements. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. Weekend flight supplements: from £10 return for Fri-Sat departures.
For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                                                                                              28a




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                                                                                                                                                                                       CLASSIC VIETNAM TOUR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                |     VIETNAM




                                                                         C L ASSIC VI ETNAM                                                                                                                                TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

                                                                         12-DAY LOCALLY ESCORTED PRIVATE TOUR FROM £1849                                                                                                   •Halong Bay's dramatic limestone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           pinnacles
                                                                          HANOI 2 NIGHTS | HALONG BAY JUNK 1 NIGHT | HANOI 1 NIGHT | HUE 1 NIGHT | HOI                                                                     •The floating markets of the Mekong
                                                                          AN 2 NIGHTS | HO CHI MINH CITY 3 NIGHTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Delta
                                                                         Departures: daily.                         Day 7 - Hoi An: en route to Hoi An, visit
                                                                                                                    Danang's Cham Museum. Two nights at                                                                    •The ingenuity of the Cu Chi tunnels
                                                                         Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: fly overnight from
                                                                         London Heathrow with Thai Airways to       the Life Heritage Resort Hoi An                                                                        YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
                                                                         Hanoi via Bangkok.                         (standard; page 39) or the Victoria Hoi                                                                •International flights and internal
                                                                                                                    An Beach Resort (deluxe; page 38). (B)                                                                  flights as specified.
                                                                         Day 2 - Hanoi: transfer to the Sunway
                                                                         (standard; page 34) or the Sofitel         Day 8 - Hoi An: enjoy a walking tour of                                                                •10 nights accommodation as
                                                                         Metropole (deluxe; page 35) for two        Hoi An. The day ends with a sunset boat                                                                 detailed.
                                                                         nights. The rest of the day is at leisure. trip on the Thu Bon River. (B)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •Meals as specified (B = breakfast,
                                                                         Day 3 - Hanoi - Bac Ninh: morning tour                              Day 9 - Ho Chi Minh City: depart on your                                       L = lunch, D = dinner).
                                                                         of Hanoi's highlights. In the afternoon,                            flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Three nights
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •Excursions and entry fees as
                                                                         drive to Bac Ninh and take a horse-                                 at the Asia Ruby (standard; page 44) or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            detailed.
                                                                         drawn cart through the countryside. (B)                             the Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers
                                                                                                                                             (deluxe; page 45). (B)                                                        •Services of an English-speaking
                                                                         Day 4 - Halong Bay: board a wooden                                                                                                                 guide throughout.
                                                                         sailing junk for a cruise through                                   Day 10 - Cu Chi tunnels: drive outside of
                                                                                                                                             Ho Chi Minh City to visit the Cu Chi                                          •Transport in an air-conditioned
                                                                         limestone cliffs and emerald waters.
                                                                                                                                             tunnels built by the Viet Cong guerrillas,                                     vehicle.
                                                                         Overnight on board near a remote island.
                                                                         (B) (L) (D)                                                         returning to the city in the afternoon for                                    YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT
                                                                                                                                             a half-day city tour. (B)                                                     INCLUDE
                                                                         Day 5 - Hanoi: disembark and travel back
                                                                         to Hanoi. Overnight at the Sunway                                   Day 11 - Mekong Delta: enjoy a scenic                                         •Meals (other than those specified)
                                                                         (standard; page 34) or the Sofitel                                  drive through the Mekong Delta                                                 or drinks.
                                                                         Metropole (deluxe; page 34). (B)                                    followed by a boat trip. (B) (L)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •Pre- and post-tour accommodation.
                                                                         Day 6 - Hanoi - Hue: fly to the former                              Day 12 - Ho Chi Minh City/UK: join your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •Miscellaneous personal expenses
                                                                         Imperial capital of Vietnam, visit the                              Thai Airways flight to London Heathrow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and gratuities.
                                                                         Citadel and enjoy a cruise on the                                   via Bangkok. (B)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           •Vietnam visa (please refer to page
                                                                         beautiful Perfume River. Overnight at the                           A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            69).
                                                                         Huong Giang (standard; page 38) or La                               applies - please see price panel for
                                                                         Residence (deluxe; page 67). (B)                                    details.
                                                                                                                                             Reference code FV0E30 (standard);
                                                                                                                                             FV0E36 (deluxe)


                                                                         Upgrade to Royal Silk Class from £660 one-way - see page 66
 Classic Vietnam                                                                       2009                                                                                         2010                                                    Supplements (per person per night)
 Various Code: FV0E30/36                        01 Jul-        10 Jul-       16 Aug-          01 Nov-     10 Dec-        25 Dec-       01 Jan-        10 Jan-        01 Apr-       06 Apr-        01 Jul-        10 Jul-       16 Aug-      Gala Dinner-24 & 31 Dec from £98
                                                09 Jul         15 Aug         31 Oct          09 Dec      24 Dec         31 Dec        09 Jan         31 Mar         05 Apr        30 Jun         09 Jul         15 Aug         31 Oct
 Standard                     10 nights         1849           2029          1849             2229         2399          2229           2229           2219          2229           2219          2229           2399           2229
 Deluxe                       10 nights         2139           2319          2139             2629         2809          2629           2629           2629          2629           2629          2629           2809           2629
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, flights, transfers and accommodation as specified. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs
known at the time of going to press. Prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce supplements. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. Weekend flight supplements: from £10 return for Fri-Sat departures.
For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                                                                                              29a




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VIETNAM
                               |     VIETNAM DISCOVERY TOUR




VI ETNAM DISCOV ERY                                                                                                                                                                                                     TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
                                                                                                                                              Day 12 - Hanoi: join your flight to Hanoi.                                •The ingenuity of the Cu Chi tunnels
 15-DAY LOCALLY ESCORTED PRIVATE TOUR FROM £1989
                                                                                                                                              Three nights at the Sunway (standard;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        •Nha Trang - a relaxing beach resort
 HO CHI MINH CITY 4 NIGHTS | DALAT 1 NIGHT | NHA TRANG 2 NIGHTS | HOI AN 2                                                                    page 34) or the Sofitel Metropole
 NIGHTS | HUE 1 NIGHT | HANOI 3 NIGHTS                                                                                                        (deluxe; page 35). (B)                                                    •Hue, the former capital of Vietnam
Departures: : Daily.                        Day 7 - Nha Trang: a morning at leisure                                                           Day 13 - Hanoi: this morning, discover                                    •Hanoi's impressive architecture
Day 1 - UK/Ho Chi Minh City: fly            before your journey by road to Nha                                                                the sights of Hanoi. (B)                                                  •Halong Bay cruise
overnight from London Heathrow with         Trang. Two nights at the Asia Paradise
                                                                                                                                              Day 14 - Halong Bay: depart early for a                                   YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
Thai Airways to Ho Chi Minh City via        (standard; page 67) or the Evason Ana
                                                                                                                                              cruise amongst Halong Bay's 3000                                          •International flights and internal
Bangkok.                                    Mandara Nha Trang & Six Senses Spa
                                                                                                                                              limestone islets. (B) (L)                                                  flights as specified.
                                            (deluxe; page 40). (B)
Day 2 - Ho Chi Minh City: transfer to the                                                                                                     Day 15 - Hanoi/UK: join your flight with
                                            Day 8 - Nha Trang: cruise amongst the                                                                                                                                       •13 nights accommodation as
Asia Ruby (standard; page 44) or                                                                                                              Thai Airways to London Heathrow via
                                            islands of Nha Trang. (B) (L)                                                                                                                                                detailed.
Caravelle (deluxe; page 45) for four                                                                                                          Bangkok. (B)
nights.                                     Day 9 - Hoi An: fly to Danang, visit the                                                                                                                                    •Meals as specified (B = breakfast, L
                                                                                                                                              Please note: A compulsory Gala Dinner                                      = lunch, D = dinner).
Day 3 - Ho Chi Minh City: enjoy a walking   Marble Mountains before ending with a
                                                                                                                                              supplement applies - please see price
tour. The afternoon is free to explore. (B) walking tour of Hoi An. Two nights at the                                                                                                                                   •Services of an English-speaking
                                                                                                                                              panel for details.
                                            Riverside Resort (standard; page 67) or                                                                                                                                      guide throughout.
Day 4 - Cu Chi tunnels: travel by road                                                                                                        Reference code FV0E10 (standard);
                                            the Life Heritage Resort (deluxe; page
outside of Ho Chi Minh City to the Cu                                                                                                                                                                                   •Excursions and entry fees as
                                            39). (B)                                                                                          FV0E11 (deluxe).
Chi tunnels for an insight into life                                                                                                                                                                                     detailed.
underground during the war. (B)             Day 10 - Hoi An: explore Hoi An before
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT
                                            taking a sunset river boat cruise along
Day 5 - Mekong Delta: head south to the                                                                                                                                                                                 INCLUDE
                                            the Thu Bon River. (B)
Mekong Delta for a boat trip to one of                                                                                                                                                                                  •Meals (other than those specified)
the islands. (B)                            Day 11 - Hoi An/Hue: travel by road to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and drinks.
                                            old Imperial capital of Hue. Visit the
Day 6 - Dalat: join your flight to Dalat.                                                                                                                                                                               •Pre- and post-tour accommodation.
                                            Citadel and enjoy a cruise along the
See the Summer Palace, home of the last
                                            Perfume River. Overnight at the Huong                                                                                                                                       •Miscellaneous personal expenses
Emperor of Vietnam. Overnight at the
                                            Giang (standard; page 38) or La                                                                                                                                              and gratuities.
Novotel Dalat (standard; page 67) or the
                                            Residence (deluxe; page 67). (B)                                                                                                                                            •Vietnam visa. (Please refer to page
Sofitel Palace (deluxe; page 67). (B).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         69).




 Vietnam Discovery Tour                                                                  2009                                                                                            2010                                                Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Various Code: FV0E10/11                        01 Jul-      10 Jul-      16 Aug-       01 Nov-       10 Dec-      19 Dec-       25 Dec-       01 Jan-      10 Jan-       01 Apr-       06 Apr-      01 Jul-       10 Jul-      16 Aug-      Sole Occupancy from £496
                                                09 Jul       15 Aug        31 Oct       09 Dec        18 Dec       24 Dec        31 Dec        09 Jan       31 Mar        05 Apr        30 Jun       09 Jul        15 Aug        31 Oct      Supplements (per person per night)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Gala Dinner-24 & 31 Dec from £89
 Standard                      13 nights        1989         2169          1989          2269         2439          2449          2269         2269          2259         2269          2259          2269         2439          2269
 Deluxe                        13 nights        2539         2719          2539          2949         3129          3339          3159         3159          2949         2949          2949          2949         3129          2949
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, flights, transfers and accommodation as specified. Please note: Sole Occupancy is only applicable when travelling with others. Important note: the prices
above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. Prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce supplements. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to
£100. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                                                                                         30a




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          VIETNAM

                                                                                                                                                              TH E B EST OF VI ETNAM
                                                                                                                                                              Discover Vietnam’s vibrant cities, lush landscapes
                                                                                                                                                              and intriguing historical sites by combining a stay
                                                                                                                                                              in Ho Chi Minh City with a relaxing beach resort
                                                                                                                                                              or the ancient cities of Hoi An and Hue

HANOI & HO C H I                                                              HO C H I MI N H C ITY
M I N H C IT Y                                                                N HA TRANG &
 8 DAYS FROM £1249                                                            HANOI
 HANOI 3 NIGHTS | HO CHI MINH CITY 3                                           12 DAYS FROM £1689
 NIGHTS
                                                                               HO CHI MINH CITY 3 NIGHTS | NHA
Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: depart from London                                         TRANG 4 NIGHTS | HANOI 3 NIGHTS
Heathrow on your Thai Airways                                                 Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: depart from London
overnight flight to Bangkok.                                                  Heathrow on your Thai Airways
Day 2-4 - Hanoi: join your Thai Airways                                       overnight flight to Bangkok.
flight to Hanoi. Transfer to the Melia                                        Days 2-4 - Ho Chi Minh City: join your
Hanoi for a three-night stay.                                                 Thai Airways flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 5-7 - Ho Chi Minh City: join your                                         Transfer to the Equatorial Hotel for a
Vietnam Airlines flight to Ho Chi Minh                                        three-night stay.
City. Transfer to the Equatorial Hotel for a                                  Days 5-8 - Nha Trang: fly with Vietnam
three-night stay.                                                             Airlines to Nha Trang. Transfer to the
Day 8 - Ho Chi Minh City/UK: join your                                        Evason Ana Mandara for a four-night
Thai Airways overnight flight to London                                       stay.
Heathrow via Bangkok.                                                         Days 9-11 - Hanoi: join your Vietnam
                                                                              Airlines flight to Hanoi. Transfer to the
                                                                              Melia Hanoi for a three-night stay.
                                                                              Day 12 - Hanoi/UK: join your Thai
                                                                              Airways overnight flight to London
                                                                              Heathrow via Bangkok.


HANOI, H U E, HOI AN, HO C H I MI N H C ITY
& PHAN TH I ET
                                                                                                                                                              Days 9-11 - Ho Chi Minh City: transfer to
 15 DAYS FROM £1939
                                                                                                                                                              Danang to join your Vietnam Airlines
 HANOI 3 NIGHTS | HUE 2 NIGHTS | HOI AN 2 NIGHTS | HO CHI MINH CITY 3 NIGHTS |                                                                                flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Transfer to the
 PHAN THIET 3 NIGHTS                                                                                                                                          Equatorial Hotel for a three-night stay.
Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: depart from London   Days 5-6 - Hue: join your Vietnam                                                                                    Days 12-14 - Phan Thiet: transfer by road
Heathrow on your Thai Airways            Airlines flight to Hue. Transfer to the                                                                              to Phan Thiet for three nights at the
overnight flight to Bangkok.             Huong Giang for two nights.                                                                                          Seahorse.
Days 2-4 - Hanoi: join your Thai Airways                                      Days 7-8 - Hoi An: transfer by road to Hoi                                      Day 15 - Phan Thiet/UK: transfer by road
flight to Hanoi. Transfer to the Melia                                        An for two nights at the Swiss-Belhotel                                         to Ho Chi Minh City to join your Thai
Hanoi for a three-night stay.                                                 Golden Sands Resort & Spa.                                                      Airways overnight flight to London
                                                                                                                                                              Heathrow via Bangkok.



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 Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh                                                                                   2009                                                                                                       2010
 City                                              01 Jul-              10 Jul-              16 Aug-              28 Oct-             10 Dec-           25 Dec-              01 Jan-             30 May-          10 Jul-                16 Aug-             28 Aug-
 Various Code: FV2TT7                              09 Jul               15 Aug                27 Oct              09 Dec              24 Dec            31 Dec               29 May               09 Jul          15 Aug                 27 Aug               31 Oct
 Standard                       6 nights            1249                1439                 1259                 1459                1639                 1459               1459                1449            1629                   1449                  1459

 Ho Chi Minh City, Nha                                                                                     2009                                                                                                         2010
 Trang & Hanoi                                   01 Jul-          09 Jul-          16 Aug-       22 Oct-          30 Oct-        10 Dec-         14 Dec-          25 Dec-       01 Jan-          12 Jan-      24 May-          10 Jul-         16 Aug-         22 Aug-
 Various Code: FV3TT1                            08 Jul           15 Aug            21 Oct       29 Oct           09 Dec         13 Dec          24 Dec           31 Dec        11 Jan           23 May        09 Jul          15 Aug          21 Aug           31 Oct
 Standard                       10 nights        1689             1959             1779          1989              2099            2309          2409             2239           2239            2099         2089             2269                2089         2099

 Hanoi, Hue, Hoi An, Ho                                                                           2009                                                                                                         2010
 Chi Minh & Phan Thiet                          01 Jul-      10 Jul-    16 Aug-      24 Sep-     19 Oct-      30 Oct-       09 Dec-    17 Dec-    25 Dec-     01 Jan-       28 Jan-    01 Apr-      06 Apr-   31 May-     01 Jul-        10 Jul-     16 Aug-    29 Aug-
 Various Code: FV5TT2                           09 Jul       15 Aug     23 Sep        18 Oct     29 Oct       08 Dec        16 Dec     24 Dec     31 Dec      27 Jan        31 Mar     05 Apr       30 May     30 Jun     09 Jul         15 Aug      28 Aug      31 Oct
 Standard                       13 nights       1939         2199           1939      1949       2129         2279          2559        2579       2329       2279          2269        2279        2269      2259          2269         2519         2269       2279
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, flights, transfers and accommodation as specified. Please note: Packages are based on hotels and durations as specified, however these can be tailor
made to suit your needs. Please call for details. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. Prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce
supplements. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                               31a




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North
   nam
Viet
Home to one of Asia’s most enchanting capital
cities and a countryside of unrivalled beauty,
Northern Vietnam draws in visitors from the
world over to experience its vibrant past and
varied present.
MAKING THE MOST OF NORTH VIETNAM
Blending a sensuous package of colourful ethnicity amid a                                                        North
                                                                                                                Vietnam                     Halong Bay
dramatic backdrop, captivating northern Vietnam offers modern                                                               Hanoi
                                                                                                                                               GULF
travellers a chance to explore unspoiled terrain and intertwine                                                         Ninh Binh          O F TO N K I N

with century-old customs. This exciting and enthralling land of
contrasts effortlessly blends tradition with economic growth, and                                      Luang
                                                                                                      Prabang
stunning scenery with intriguing historical sites.
                                                                                                                                                               S O UTH
Northern Vietnam is blessed with a          elegance and chaos in its century-old                         Vientiane     L AO S                              C H I N A S EA
wealth of stunning landscapes, and          streets, and embrace the atmosphere of                                                                    Hue
really is unmissable. Halong Bay, one of    a bygone era.                                                                                              Danang
                                                                                                                                                           Hoi An
the country’s most spectacular natural      Perhaps the most identifiable
wonders, boasts magnificent limestone       geographical landmark in Hanoi, the
formations and mythical watery                                                                         TH A I L A N D
                                            Hoan Kiem Lake certainly embodies the
seascapes that attract visitors from all    spirit of the city and offers a peaceful                                                                        VIETNAM
over the world. A glorious assortment of    spot for relaxation in between
nearly two thousand islands form this       sightseeing, where locals and visitors                                        Angkor
breathtaking vista, which led to it being   alike enjoy its tranquillity. In the morning                                 Siem Reap                                Nha Tran
named a UNESCO World Heritage site,         the lake comes to life when locals flock
                                                                                                                              To n l e
                                                                                                                            S a p L a ke   on
                                                                                                                                                g

considered by many to be the eighth         here to jog, exercise and practise their
wonder of the world. Full and half-day      Tai Chi before the hectic working day
tours, sailing through its emerald waters   commences. Lining the waters’ edge on
on board a traditional wooden junk, are     the north side are several cafés offering
the most exciting way in which to           welcome respite from the flurry of
experience this breathtaking scenery, as    sightseeing; enjoy light refreshments
most of the islands are desolate and        whilst admiring and absorbing the
untouched by man.                           beautiful surroundings.
Hanoi is Vietnam’s small and elegant        Please see the Holiday Information
capital, which lies in the heart of the     section for important information on
northern delta, known as the Red River      health precautions, travel advice,
Delta. One of the prettiest cities in       passport and visa requirements.
Southeast Asia, Hanoi is a romantic and
vibrant destination, full of French and
Chinese heritage. To discover the essence
of Hanoi, take a popular cyclo tour
around the city centre and visit the
bustling Old Quarter, known as Pho Co.
Here you can explore a mixture of


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                                                                                            EXPER I ENC ES
                                                                                            See Hanoi by cyclo or coach, cruise through the
                                                                                            stunning scenery of Halong Bay and take in a
                                                                                            show of the legendary water puppets and you will
                                                                                            truly have experienced North Vietnam.
HANOI C ITY TOU R                            HANOI CYC LO TOU R
PRICE FROM: £33                               PRICE FROM: £19
Departures: daily from Hanoi.                Departures: daily from Hanoi.
An excellent introduction to Hanoi and       A chance to soak up the atmosphere of
its historical sites, this comprehensive     daily life in Hanoi, a cyclo trip is a must,
coach tour starts with time at the           and a fun way to see more of the city.
Temple of Literature, dating back to the     First taking you to the Old Quarter
11th century, and continues to the One       where you can explore the 13th-century
Pillar Pagoda designed to resemble the       streets, your cyclo-rider will then show
lotus flower, Quan Thanh Temple, Tran        you Hoan Kiem Lake and its tree-lined
Quoc Pagoda and Hoan Kiem Lake. After        shores, a popular place for morning Tai
lunch which is included, visit the           Chi.
Museum of Ethnology and the narrow           Reference code FV0S24
lanes of the citys Old Quarter to round
                                             Duration: half-day
off your tour.
Please note: museums are closed on
Mondays.
Reference code FV0S03
Duration: full-day




HALONG BAY                                   HALONG BAY                                     U N FORGETTAB LE                          HAI PHONG WATER
C R U ISE                                    C R U ISE - PR IVATE                           HALONG BAY                                PU PPETS
PRICE FROM £107                              B OAT                                          PRICE FROM £195                            PRICE FROM £62
Departures: daily from Hanoi.                 PRICE FROM £120                               Departures: daily from Hanoi.             Departures: daily from Hanoi.
One of Vietnam's most famous natural         Departures: daily from Hanoi                   After being picked up from your Hanoi     Start your day with a tour of some of the
settings, island-dotted Halong Bay is a                                                     hotel you'll be driven to Halong Bay      city's most interesting sights, with visits
                                             One of Vietnam's most famous natural
beautiful location for a cruise. You'll be                                                  before boarding a refurbished wooden      to the Ho Chi Minh Complex including
                                             settings, island-dotted Halong Bay is a
driven to Halong (approximately 170km                                                       sailing junk for a cruise through its     the Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh's former
                                             beautiful location for a cruise. You'll be
from Hanoi) to join your boat, which will                                                   limestone cliffs and emerald waters.      home and the One Pillar Pagoda. Then
                                             driven to Halong to join a private junk, a
take you out on the waters of this                                                          Enjoy lunch onboard then settle in and    onto the Temple of Literature and Hoan
                                             wooden flat-bottomed Chinese sailing
UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are                                                       drop anchor for the night near a remote   Kiem Lake. This afternoon, take in
                                             boat, which will take you and your party
almost 2000 islands in the bay, most of                                                     island before having dinner. After        picturesque views as you leave the city,
                                             out on the waters of this UNESCO World
them uninhabited, and numerous                                                              breakfast the following morning, spend    passing rice fields and scenes of rural life
                                             Heritage Site. Sailing exclusively on your
limestone rocks and cliffs. A superb                                                        a half-day cruising through more scenic   on the way to a small Red River Delta
                                             own boat will prove to be a unique and
seafood lunch is included on board.                                                         lagoons with a chance to swim off         village that’s famed for its water
                                             memorable way in which to experience
Returning to Hanoi, stop off at Phu Lang                                                    deserted beaches. Have lunch before       puppetry. Here, relax with some local
                                             this breathtaking scenery. A superb
or Dong Trieu ceramic village.                                                              returning to your Hanoi hotel in the      delicacies as you watch an outdoor
                                             seafood lunch is included on board.
Reference code FV0S04                                                                       afternoon stopping at Phu Lang or Dong    water puppet performance, sure to be a
                                             Returning to Hanoi, stop off at Phu Lang
                                                                                            Trieu ceramic village en route.           highlight of your holiday.
Duration: full-day                           or Dong Trieu ceramic village.
                                                                                            Reference code FV0E32                     Reference code FV0S25
                                             Reference code FV0R03
                                                                                            Duration: full-day                        Duration: full-day
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                                                                                                                   Superior room                                                                                                                                    Deluxe room

SU NWAY                                                                                                                       AAA           MELIA HANOI                                                                                                                  AAAA
Hanoi                                                                                                                                       Hanoi
SPECIAL FOR... EASY ACCESS INTO THE CITY                                                                                                    SPECIAL FOR... LOCATION IN THE HEART OF THE CITY

Set in a convenient location for                                      satellite television, telephone, tea/coffee                           This modern, high-rise hotel is                                       television, tea/coffee making facilities
experiencing this fabulous city.                                      making facilities, minibar, safe and                                  convenient for both shopping and                                      minibar, safe and hairdryer. V-Level
LOCATION Situated in the heart of Hanoi                               hairdryer. Club Classic rooms with similar                            sightseeing.                                                          Deluxe rooms include an array of
city, a 15-minute walk to the Hoan Kiem                               facilities offer additional benefits                                  LOCATION Within walking distance of                                   additional benefits including afternoon
Lake and to the main shopping and                                     including an evening cocktail.                                        Hoan Kiem Lake in the centre of Hanoi                                 tea, evening snacks and happy hour.
entertainment areas                                                   TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from                                FEATURES Two restaurants; bar; outdoor                                TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
FEATURES Restaurant; lobby lounge/bar;                                Hanoi airport. Transfer time: 45 minutes                              swimming pool; fitness centre; sauna;                                 Hanoi Airport. Transfer time: 45 minutes
fitness centre with sauna and steam                                   approximately.                                                        steam room; massage service; nightly                                  approximately.
rooms; laundry                                                                                                                              entertainment; 24hr room service
ACCOMMODATION 145 rooms and suites.                                                                                                         ACCOMMODATION 306 rooms and
Superior rooms with twin or double beds                                                                                                     suites. Deluxe rooms have one king-size
(sleeping up to 3 adults) have                                                                                                              or twin beds (sleeping up to 3 adults),
individually-controlled air-conditioning,                                                                                                   air-conditioning, telephone, satellite



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 Sunway Hotel                                                                     2009                                                                                          2010                                                      Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVHH01                01 Jul-     10 Jul-    16 Aug-     29 Aug-     01 Nov-    10 Dec-     25 Dec-     01 Jan-     10 Jan-     01 Apr-    06 Apr-     01 May-     01 Jul-     10 Jul-    16 Aug-     29 Aug-     Club Classic from £12
                                              09 Jul      15 Aug     28 Aug       31 Oct     09 Dec     24 Dec      31 Dec      09 Jan      31 Mar      05 Apr     30 Apr       30 Jun     09 Jul      15 Aug     28 Aug       31 Oct
 Superior                     4 nights         989        1169         989        1009       1069        1239        1069        1069       1059        1069        1059        1029       1029        1209        1029       1069
                             Extra Night       41          41           41         48         59          59          59          59         59          59          59          51         51          51          51         59

 Melia Hanoi                                                                      2009                                                                                          2010                                                      Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVHH08                01 Jul-     10 Jul-    16 Aug-     29 Aug-     29 Oct-    10 Dec-     25 Dec-     01 Jan-     10 Jan-     01 Apr-    06 Apr-     01 Jun-     01 Jul-     10 Jul-    16 Aug-     29 Aug-     V-The Level Deluxe from £20
                                              09 Jul      15 Aug     28 Aug       28 Oct     09 Dec     24 Dec      31 Dec      09 Jan      31 Mar      05 Apr     31 May      30 Jun      09 Jul      15 Aug     28 Aug       31 Oct
 Deluxe Room                  4 nights        1049        1229        1049        1049       1169        1349        1169        1169       1169        1169        1169        1159       1159        1339        1159       1169
                             Extra Night       56          56          56          58         86          86          86          86         86          86          86          83         83          83          83         86
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, based on two adults sharing a twin room and flying with Thai Airways from London Heathrow to Bangkok and onwards to Hanoi. Important note: the prices
above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. All prices are based on the departure date from the UK, except extra nights and hotel supplements which are based on the date of occupancy. Seasonal flight
supplements apply: 01 Apr-10 Apr 2010 up to £100. Weekend flight supplements: from £10 return for Fri-Sat departures. Single supplements: are available on request, please call for details. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra
charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                                                                                                                                                                      34a




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                                                                                                                        Classic room                                                                                                                                       Deluxe room

SOFITEL METROPOLE HANOI                                                                                                      AAAAA              I N TERCONTI N ENTAL WESTLAKE                                                                                                  AAAAA
Hanoi                                                                                                                                           Hanoi
SPECIAL FOR... IMPRESSIVE COLONIAL STYLE                                                                                                        SPECIAL FOR... STYLISH ACCOMMODATION

Steeped in history dating back to 1901,                                adults) are in the modern Opera Wing.                                    The impressive Intercontinental                                                ACCOMMODATION 359 rooms. Deluxe
this charming hotel is well located in                                 Classic rooms situated in the historical                                 Westlake enjoys a tranquil lakeside                                            rooms (sleeping up to 3 adults) are
Hanoi's downtown district. The Sofitel                                 Metropole Wing (sleeping up to 2 adults)                                 position, in a convenient location, close                                      contemporary Vietnamese in design and
Metropole Hanoi boasts a rich history                                  have king-size or twin beds, air-                                        to the centre of Hanoi. The Vietnamese                                         have double or twin beds, air-
and a century-long tradition of                                        conditioning, telephone, LCD satellite                                   style décor and the hotel's fantastic                                          conditioning, satellite television, tea &
hospitality for ambassadors, writers,                                  television, DVD player, safe, tea/coffee                                 facilities mark it out as a property of                                        coffee making facilities, bathroom with
statesmen and entrepreneurs.                                           making facilities and hairdryer. Classic                                 high quality, ideal for exploring Hanoi.                                       bathrobes and hairdryer, in-room safe,
LOCATION In the heart of Hanoi city                                    Deluxe rooms (sleeping up to 3 adults)                                   LOCATION Situated in downtown Hanoi,                                           iron and ironing board, balcony. Club
centre                                                                 feature a larger living area.                                            overlooking the waters of the Westlake                                         rooms (sleeping up to 3 adults) have
                                                                       TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from                                   and next to the 800 year old Golden                                            similar facilities and enjoy access to the
FEATURES Five restaurants; two bars;
                                                                       Hanoi Airport. Transfer time: 45 minutes                                 Lotus Pagoda                                                                   Club Lounge offering complimentary
swimming pool; fitness centre, spa and
                                                                       approximately.                                                                                                                                          breakfast, evening cocktails and snacks.
24hr room service.                                                                                                                              FEATURES Three à la carte restaurants;
                                                                                                                                                two bars; lounge; swimming pool; health                                        TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
ACCOMMODATION 363 rooms in two
                                                                                                                                                and fitness centre; sauna; laundry                                             Hanoi Airport. Transfer time: 40 minutes
wings. Opera rooms (sleeping up to 3
                                                                                                                                                services                                                                       approximately.


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 Sofitel Metropole Hanoi                                                                 2009                                                                                            2010                                                       Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVHH03                01 Jul-    10 Jul-     16 Aug-      29 Aug- 29 Oct-        10 Dec-     16 Dec-    25 Dec-   01 Jan-   05 Jan-    10 Jan-      01 Apr-     06 Apr-       01 Jul-       10 Jul-     16 Aug-   29 Aug-   Classic from £22
                                              09 Jul     15 Aug      28 Aug        28 Oct    09 Dec      15 Dec      24 Dec     31 Dec    04 Jan    09 Jan     31 Mar       05 Apr      30 Jun        09 Jul        15 Aug      28 Aug     31 Oct   Classic Deluxe from £50

 Opera                        4 nights        1199       1389        1199         1309        1459        1639        1729       1559     1559      1459       1459         1399          1399         1399         1579        1399       1559
                             Extra Night       96         96          96          122         158         158         182        182       182       158        158          142           142          142         142         142         182

 Intercontinental                                                                      2009                                                                                               2010                                                      Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Westlake                                     01 Jul-      10 Jul-      16 Aug-       28 Sep-        01 Nov-       10 Dec-     25 Dec-    01 Jan-    10 Jan-      01 Apr-       06 Apr-          01 Jul-        10 Jul-       16 Aug-     28 Sep-   Deluxe Pool View from £26
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVHH09                09 Jul       15 Aug       27 Sep         31 Oct        09 Dec        24 Dec      31 Dec     09 Jan     31 Mar       05 Apr        30 Jun           09 Jul         15 Aug        27 Sep       31 Oct   Deluxe West Lake View from £34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Club Room from £41
 Deluxe                       4 nights         1079        1259          1079          1149           1239         1409        1269       1279        1269        1179           1179            1179           1359          1179        1279
                             Extra Night        65          65            65            82             101         101         101         112        112          88             88              88             88            88         112
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, based on two adults sharing a twin room and flying with Thai Airways from London Heathrow to Bangkok and onwards to Hanoi. Important note: the prices
above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. All prices are based on the departure date from the UK, except extra nights and hotel supplements which are based on the date of occupancy. Seasonal flight
supplements apply: 01 Apr-10 Apr 2010 up to £100. Weekend flight supplements: from £10 return for Fri-Sat departures. Single supplements: are available on request, please call for details. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra
charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                                                                                                                                                                      35a




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Central
   nam
Viet
A place of incredible allure, from delectable towns
and cities to sweeping beaches, Central Vietnam
holds several of the country’s most notable
attractions.
MAKING THE MOST OF CENTRAL VIETNAM
Between the romantic ruins of Hue and the teeming streets of Hoi
                                                                                                                                                 GULF
An, the Central Provinces offer visitors a chance to explore the ‘real’                                          Ninh Binh                   O F TO N K I N

Vietnam – to digress from traditional tourist trails and embrace its
laid-back atmosphere. A handful of UNESCO World Heritage sites                                         g
                                                                                                       ng
complete the region’s mystery and appeal, making for a
                                                                                                                                                                 S O UTH
fascinating trip.                                                                                      entiane   L AO S                                       C H I N A S EA

The charming town of Hoi An, which            Experience enchanting views from a                                                                         Hue
                                                                                                                                                          Danang
nestles on the banks of the Thu Bon           boat on the Perfume River that                                                                                  Hoi An
River, offers a rich architectural heritage   meanders through Hue, taking in many
from its days as a bustling 16th-century      sights including the massive ramparts of
                                                                                                       AILAND
port. The streets are awash with people       the impressive Citadel, which reveal a
enjoying the huge range of shops and          grand city of ruined temples and                                                                                VIETNAM
outlets selling a range of items, from silk   stunning palaces. Extraordinary tombs
lanterns to pottery. The city is also         and pagodas line the river, and prove an                              Angkor
renowned for its tailoring, visitors can      incredible testament to the lives of the                             Siem Reap                                        Nha Trang
                                                                                                                        To n l e
                                                                                                                                                  g
leaf through magazines and pick out           country’s powerful last emperors.                                       S a p L a ke           on
                                                                                                                                                               South
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                                                                                                                                         e
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designs they want copied, which are                                                                         CA M B O D I A                                    Vietnam
                                              For those interested in the American
often ready to try on the following day.                                                                                                                      Phan
                                              War, a visit to the De-militarised Zone                             Phnom Penh                                  Thiet
Between Hue and Hoi An, a visit to the        (DMZ) is a must. Coach tours pass                                                                       Ho Chi Minh City
coastal Marble Mountains affords              through varying infamous US outposts                                                                       Mekong

striking views and the mystical ruins of      as well as sites where some of the
My Son, the former capital and religious      heaviest US-Vietnam battles took place.
centre of the ancient Cham kingdom, are       The site of the Vinh Moc guerrilla
certainly worth their UNESCO World            tunnels is perhaps the most popular in
Heritage status. Situated in Vietnam’s        the DMZ, wander through these former
third largest city, Danang, is the Cham       shelters that protected many civilians
Museum, housing the world’s finest            from the US bombings during the war.
collection of Cham art. Many of its           Visitors to this glorious country will be
statues and sculptures were discovered        greeted with warmth and curiosity, and
at My Son, and the museum itself is set       will feel privileged to have spent time in
in a French colonial-style villa with         Vietnam, as it continues to emerge as a
tropical foliage decorating its open-air      must-visit destination.
courtyards. For a touch of rest and
                                              Please see the Holiday Information
relaxation, head out of the city towards
                                              section for important information on
the beautiful white sands of China
                                              health precautions, travel advice,
Beach, located just a few kilometres on
                                              passport and visa requirements.
the southeastern outskirts of Danang.




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                                                                                                        CENTRAL VIETNAM EXPERIENCES
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                                                                                                                                       VIETNAM

                                                                                           C ENTRAL VI ETNAM
                                                                                           EXPER I ENC ES
                                                                                           Experience the splendour of architecture ancient
                                                                                           and modern, savour the beauty of the Perfume
                                                                                           River or take a tour of the De-Militarised Zone
                                                                                           with your choice of excursions
HOI AN C ITY TOU R                          DANANG & HOI AN
PRICES FROM: £15                             PRICES FROM: £39
Departures: daily from Hoi An.              Departures: daily from Hoi An.
Exploring quaint Hoi An on foot, this       Drive out of the city for a morning visit
tour introduces you to the full             to the coastal Marble Mountains, known
atmosphere of the town. As well as          for their limestone caves and past use as
visiting a number of the main sites,        a place of worship, and the Cham
including ancient merchant's houses, a      Museum in nearby Danang, whose fine
Hokkien temple, the 400-year-old            collection includes artefacts from My
Japanese Covered Bridge and the             Son. Return to Hoi An for an afternoon
colourful riverside market, you will have   tour. Explore on foot to see ancient
the chance to design your own lantern       merchants' houses, a Hokkien temple,
at a family-run business, where lanterns    the 400-year-old Japanese Covered
are still made by hand.                     Bridge, the colourful riverside market
Reference code FV0S29                       and a family-run lantern-making
                                            business. Your tour ends with a sunset
Duration: half-day
                                            boat trip on Thu Bon river to Thanh Ha
                                            pottery village.
                                            Reference code FV0S31
                                            Duration: full-day




MY SON & HOI AN                             H U E C ITY TOU R                              DE-MI LITAR ISED
PRICES FROM: £33                             PRICES FROM: £26
                                                                                           ZON E
Departures: daily from Hoi An.              Departures: daily from Hue.                    PRICES FROM: £58

Head into the jungle to visit the           Board your boat for a cruise on the            Departures: daily from Hue.
romantic ruins of My Son, ancient capital   Perfume River that runs through Hue,           Travelling by coach, follow the Highway
of the Cham Kingdom, for a morning          stopping at Thien Mu Pagoda, one of the        of No Joy northwards to Quang Tri, the
exploring this UNESCO World Heritage        oldest and most impressive religious           town where some of the heaviest US-
Site. Continue your tour with an            buildings in the city. The rest of your tour   Vietnam battles took place, and stop at
afternoon stop at a village that            is spent at the Citadel (also known as         the remains of the heavily-bombed
specialises in copper casting before        the Imperial City), where you can still see    Quang Tri Citadel. Continue via the town
returning to Hoi An for a walking tour.     a number of the ornate buildings built         of Dong Ha to some infamous US
Take in ancient merchant’s houses, a        for the exclusive use of the Nguyen            outposts, the bleak landscape of the Khe
Hokkien temple, the 400-year-old            emperors in the 19th century.                  Sanh military base, and the Lang Vei
Japanese Covered Bridge and the             Reference code FV0S27                          Special Forces camp. This afternoon,
colourful riverside market and learn how                                                   cross the eerie Dakrong Bridge to visit a
                                            Duration: half-day
lanterns are made by hand at a family-                                                     Van Kieu ethnic village before heading
run business, with a chance to design                                                      towards the coast, where you will see
your own.                                                                                  the guerrilla tunnels at Vinh Moc.
Reference code FV0S30                                                                      Reference code FV0S25
Duration: full-day                                                                         Duration: full-day




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                                                                                                                                                   VICTOR IA HOI AAAA H U ONG GIANG                                                                                                AAA
                                                                                                                                                   AN B EAC H R ESORT Hue
                                                                                                                                                   Hoi An                                                                   SPECIAL FOR... ITS PREMIER RIVERSIDE
                                                                                                                                                   SPECIAL FOR... EASY ACCESS TO HOI AN                                     LOCALE
                                                                                                                                                   TOWN FROM A BEAUTIFUL BEACH                                              A hotel designed in Hue’s traditional
                                                                                                                                                   Decorated in the traditional style of a                                  style of architecture, the Huong Giang
                                                                                                                                                   fisherman’s village, this property's                                     enjoys a prime location in the middle of
                                                                                                                                                   modern facilities are enhanced by a                                      the city with each room and suite
                                                                                                                                                   friendly, hospitable atmosphere.                                         boasting garden or river views. Guests
SWISS-B ELHOTEL GOLDEN SA N D S                                                                                                 AAAA                                                                                        are encouraged to relax and refresh by
                                                                                                                                                   LOCATION A prime waterfront position
R ESORT & SPA                                                                                                                                      between the delta and Cua Dai Beach.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the poolside, taking in the ambient
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            surroundings.
Hoi An                                                                                                                                             FEATURES Two restaurants; bar;
SPECIAL FOR... CONTEMPORARY TWIST                                     ACCOMMODATION 212 well appointed                                                                                                                      LOCATION Situated in the heart of the
                                                                                                                                                   swimming pool; tennis; volleyball;
WITH TRADITIONAL STYLE                                                rooms and suites. Superior rooms                                                                                                                      city on the banks of the Perfume River;
                                                                                                                                                   badminton; spa; fitness centre; table
The Swiss-Belhotel Golden Sands Resort                                (sleeping up to 2 adults) have twin or                                                                                                                12km from Thuan An Beach.
                                                                                                                                                   tennis; library.
& Spa offers a traditional Vietnamese                                 king-size beds, air conditioning, satellite                                                                                                           FEATURES Four restaurants; poolside bar;
                                                                                                                                                   ACCOMMODATION 109 rooms. Superior
experience with a contemporary twist.                                 television, telephone, mini-bar, tea/coffee                                                                                                           riverfront terrace bar; outdoor
                                                                                                                                                   rooms (sleeping up to 3 adults) have
Comfort for all tastes at this beachfront                             making facilities, in-room safe, bathroom                                                                                                             swimming pool; gym; massage and spa
                                                                                                                                                   double or twin beds, air-conditioning, a
property is commonplace with the                                      and terrace or balcony. Deluxe Garden                                                                                                                 with steam rooms; beauty salon;
                                                                                                                                                   sitting area with sofa, balcony,
Scentuals Spa ready to relax and                                      rooms are larger with a seating area.                                                                                                                 souvenir shop; 24hr room service;
                                                                                                                                                   telephone, satellite television, minibar
rejuvenate, while the pool is just as                                 Beach Front Suites are set directly on the                                                                                                            laundry services; occasional live
                                                                                                                                                   and tea/coffee making facilities. Larger
refreshing. Aiding the serene                                         beach and feature a separate bedroom,                                                                                                                 entertainment.
                                                                                                                                                   Deluxe rooms (sleeping up to 3 adults)
atmosphere is the well-kept landscaped                                living area and whirlpool bath.
                                                                                                                                                   are located in the gardens most with                                     ACCOMMODATION 165 Deluxe rooms
gardens of palm trees and hibiscus                                    TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from                                       queen-size bed. Deluxe Beachfront                                        (sleeping up to 3 adults) each with air-
flowers.                                                              Danang airport. Transfer time: 35                                            rooms with a queen-size bed offer direct                                 conditioning, cable/satellite television,
LOCATION Centrally located along the                                  minutes approximately.                                                       access to the private beach and a host of                                telephone, minibar, in-room safe, tea &
famous Cua Dai beach and just 10                                      A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement                                          extra benefits including a free mini-bar                                 coffee making facilities, internet access,
minutes from Hoi An’s ancient town.                                   applies - please see price panel for                                         replenished daily.                                                       bathroom with bath, shower and
FEATURES Two restaurants; three bars;                                 details.                                                                                                                                              hairdryer. Deluxe River View rooms
                                                                                                                                                   TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
private beach; swimming pool; two                                                                                                                                                                                           overlook the Perfume River.
                                                                                                                                                   Danang Airport. Transfer time: 45
whirlpools; room service; internet                                                                                                                 minutes approximately.                                                   TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
facilities; laundry service; spa; gym; two                                                                                                                                                                                  Hue Airport. Transfer time: 20 minutes
                                                                                                                                                   A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement
tennis courts; badminton; children’s club                                                                                                                                                                                   approximately.
                                                                                                                                                   applies - please see price panel for
(3-10 years old); two children’s pools;
                                                                                                                                                   details.                                                                 A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement
child activities; cots.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            applies - please see price panel for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            details.


                                                                       Upgrade to Royal Silk Class from £770 one-way - see page 66
 Swiss-Belhotel Golden                                                           2009                                                                                                  2010                                                      Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Sands Resort & Spa                           01 Jul-    10 Jul-    16 Aug-     28 Oct-     10 Dec-      19 Dec-      25 Dec-     01 Jan-    10 Jan-    19 Jan-     01 Feb-      01 Apr- 06 Apr-       01 May-    01 Jul-    10 Jul-   16 Aug-   Deluxe Garden from £20
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVAH06                09 Jul     15 Aug      27 Oct     09 Dec      18 Dec       24 Dec       31 Dec      09 Jan     18 Jan     31 Jan      31 Mar       05 Apr     30 Apr      30 Jun    09 Jul     15 Aug     31 Oct   Beachfront Suite from £108
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Supplements (per person per night)
 Superior                     5 nights        1239       1429        1239       1349        1529         1539         1369          1369      1329      1369         1329         1339      1329        1359       1359      1539       1359     Gala Dinner-24 Dec from £66
                             Extra Night       34         34          34         45          45           47           47            49        42        49           42           42        42          47         47        47         47      Gala Dinner-31 Dec from £70


 Victoria Hoi An Beach                                                                    2009                                                                                                  2010                                             Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Resort                                       01 Jul-     10 Jul-     16 Aug-     27 Sep- 01 Nov-           10 Dec-       20 Dec-      25 Dec-     01 Jan-     02 Jan-        10 Jan-    01 Apr-    06 Apr-      01 Jul-    10 Jul-    16 Aug-   Deluxe from £21
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVAH01                09 Jul      15 Aug      26 Sep       31 Oct      09 Dec       19 Dec        24 Dec       31 Dec      01 Jan      09 Jan         31 Mar     05 Apr      30 Jun      09 Jul     15 Aug      31 Oct   Deluxe Beachfront from £34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Supplements (per person per night)
 Superior                     5 nights         1279       1459        1279         1299        1399          1579          1609        1429          1419         1399        1399       1399        1399        1399       1579       1399      Gala Dinner-24 & 31 Dec from £49
                             Extra Night        42         42          42           45          56            56            68          68            68           56          56         56          56          56         56         56

 Huong Giang                                                                       2009                                                                                                   2010                                                   Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVSH10                01 Jul-     10 Jul-     16 Aug-     28 Sep-      01 Nov-      10 Dec-       25 Dec-      01 Jan-     10 Jan-     01 Feb-        01 Apr-    06 Apr-     01 Jul-     10 Jul-    16 Aug-    27 Sep-   Deluxe Riverview from £6
                                              09 Jul      15 Aug      27 Sep       31 Oct      09 Dec       24 Dec        31 Dec       09 Jan      31 Jan      31 Mar         05 Apr     30 Jun      09 Jul      15 Aug     26 Sep      31 Oct   Supplements (per person per night)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Gala Dinner-24 & 31 Dec from £39
 Deluxe                       5 nights         1049       1229        1049         1059        1109          1289          1119        1129          1119         1109        1109       1109        1109        1289       1109       1129
                             Extra Night        20         20          20           22          28            28            28          31            31           28          28         28          28          28         28         31
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, based on two adults sharing a twin room and flying with Thai Airways from London Heathrow to Bangkok and onwards to your chosen resort via Ho Chi
Minh City onwards to Danang with Vietnam Airlines. Hotel supplements per room per night apply: Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort: 01 Jan 10 £26. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to
press. All prices are based on the departure date from the UK, except extra nights and hotel supplements which are based on the date of occupancy. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. Single supplements: are available on request, please call for details.
For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                                                                                            38a




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LI FE H ER ITAGE R ESORT HOI AN                                                                                                  AAAA              TH E NAM HAI                                                                                                 AAAAA PLUS
Hoi An                                                                                                                                             Hoi An
SPECIAL FOR... ITS TRANQUIL RIVERSIDE SETTING                                                                                                      SPECIAL FOR... LUXURIOUS INDIVIDUALITY

Peacefully located on the banks of the                                    ACCOMMODATION 94 rooms and suites.                                                                                                                 sitting area and sea views. One-bedroom
                                                                                                                                                       SIGNATURE FINEST
scenic Thu Bon River, the Life Heritage                                   Superior Garden View rooms with twin                                                                                                               Pool Villas also have a courtyard
Resort Hoi An embraces its rich cultural                                  or double beds (sleeping up to 3 adults)                                 The Nam Hai is a contemporary, stylish                                    entrance, dining/sitting and kitchen
surroundings and offers a wonderful                                       have individually controlled air-                                        resort in a perfect location to escape the                                areas, maids room and private
retreat that will excite all the senses.                                  conditioning, satellite television, mini-                                hustle and bustle and relax in the lap of                                 swimming pool. Two- bedroom Pool
Indulge in fine cuisine and relax by the                                  bar, in-room safe, tea/coffee making                                     luxury. The resort will be perfect for                                    Villas have an additional bedroom and
pool in the comfort of the resort, or for a                               facilities, hairdryer, telephone, internet                               those who enjoy discreet yet exceptional                                  can accommodate up to 6 adults.
touch more adventure, take a cycle ride                                   access.                                                                  service in opulent surroundings, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
and soak up the colourful history of Hoi                                                                                                           each of the Pool Villas has its own
                                                                          Larger Junior suites (sleeping up to 3                                                                                                             Danang Airport. Transfer time: 30
An’s old town, a UNESCO World Heritage                                                                                                             private swimming pool. No wonder it's
                                                                          adults) have similar facilities and a                                                                                                              minutes approximately.
site.                                                                                                                                              one of our finest.
                                                                          choice of River or Garden Views.
LOCATION Set along the Thu Bon River, a                                                                                                            LOCATION 15 minutes' drive from the                                                                SPECIALS
                                                                          TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
short stroll from the centre of Hoi An.                                                                                                            picturesque town of Hoi An
                                                                          Danang Airport. Transfer time: 30
Beautiful Cai Dai beach is a 5km drive or                                                                                                          FEATURES Two à la carte restaurants; bar;                                  POOL VILLA BENEFITS – book a Pool
                                                                          minutes approximately.
a short boat trip from the hotel’s jetty.                                                                                                          three beachfront swimming pools; spa;                                      Villa and receive in-room check-in,
                                                                                                                                                   gym; four tennis courts; badminton                                         Butler service, all-day beverages
FEATURES Restaurant; cafe; bar; outdoor
                                                                                                                                                   court; basketball court; library; laundry                                  including soft drinks, tea and coffee
swimming pool; bicycle hire; massage
                                                                                                                                                   services                                                                   and laundry service.
and beauty treatments; daily Tai Chi
lessons; occasional evening                                                                                                                        ACCOMMODATION 100 split-level villas,                                      FREE NIGHTS – pay for six nights and
entertainment.                                                                                                                                     each exceptionally appointed. One-                                         receive one extra free or pay for 12
                                                                                                                                                   bedroom villas (sleeping up to 3 adults)                                   nights and receive two extra free. Valid
                                                                                                                                                   have a king-size bed on a raised                                           for complete stays 1 Jul - 23 Dec 2009
                                                                                                                                                   platform, telephone, satellite television                                  and 11 Jan - 31 Oct 2010.
                                                                                                                                                   with flat screen, state-of-the-art sound                                   HONEYMOONERS – couples receive a
                                                                                                                                                   system, MP3, CD player, wireless internet                                  half-bottle of champagne and a
                                                                                                                                                   access, tea/coffee making facilities, in-                                  honeymoon cake. In addition, those
                                                                                                                                                   room safe, hairdryer, indoor and outdoor                                   staying in a Pool Villa receive a special
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              gift.



                                                                          Upgrade to Royal Silk Class from £770 one-way - see page 66
 Life Heritage Resort                                                                   2009                                                                                                2010                                                   Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Hoi An                                       01 Jul-     10 Jul-    16 Aug-      12 Oct- 28 Oct-          10 Dec-    18 Dec-      25 Dec-   01 Jan-    10 Jan-      01 Apr-     06 Apr-   15 Apr-   01 Jul-     10 Jul-      16 Aug-    12 Oct-   Junior Suite Garden View from £22
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVAH07                09 Jul      15 Aug      11 Oct      27 Oct    09 Dec         17 Dec     24 Dec       31 Dec    09 Jan     31 Mar       05 Apr      14 Apr    30 Jun    09 Jul      15 Aug        11 Oct    31 Oct    Junior Suite River View from £36

 Superior Garden View         5 nights        1239        1419           1239      1259          1379      1549          1599       1419     1419        1369        1379        1369       1349     1359        1539         1359        1379
                             Extra Night       34          34             34        37            50        50            60         60       60          50          50          50         46       46          46           46          50

 The Nam Hai                                                                              2009                                                                                              2010                                                   Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   One Bed Beachfront Villa from £114
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVAH04                  01 Jul-        10 Jul-          16 Aug-          01 Nov-       10 Dec-          25 Dec-      01 Jan-       10 Jan-          28 Mar-        06 Apr-     01 Jul-         10 Jul-          16 Aug-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   One Bed Pool Villa from £275
                                                09 Jul         15 Aug            31 Oct          09 Dec        24 Dec           31 Dec       09 Jan        27 Mar            05 Apr        30 Jun      09 Jul          15 Aug            31 Oct    Two Bed Pool Villa from £523
 One Bed Villa                5 nights          1969            2149            1969             2239          2409             2239         2239           2229               2349        2339         2349               2519         2349       Supplements (per person per night)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Half Board from £47
                             Extra Night        179              179            179              222           222               222         222            222                244          244          244               244           244       Full Board from £81
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, based on two adults sharing a twin room and flying with Thai Airways from London Heathrow to Bangkok and onwards to your chosen resort via Ho Chi
Minh City onwards to Danang with Vietnam Airlines. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. All prices are based on the departure date from the UK, except extra nights and hotel
supplements which are based on the date of occupancy. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. Single supplements: are available on request, please call for details. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges,
surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                                                                                                                                                                                39a




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                                                                       Deluxe Ocean View




                                                               The beach in Nha Trang area                                                                              Garden Villa

SH ERATON N HA TRANG HOTEL                                                    AAAAA          EVASON ANA MAN DARA N HA TRANG AAAAA
& SPA                                                                                        & SIX SENSES SPA
Nha Trang                                                                                    Nha Trang
SPECIAL FOR... ITS SCENIC BEACHFRONT          ACCOMMODATION 282 rooms and suites.            SPECIAL FOR... THE STUNNING LOCATION        A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement
POSITION                                      Deluxe Ocean View rooms with king-size         A unique property reminiscent of an old     applies - please see price panel for
Due to open in summer 09, the Sheraton        or twin beds (sleeping up to 3 adults)         Vietnamese village, the Evason Ana          details.
Nha Trang Hotel & Spa is situated on a        each feature air-conditioning, telephone,      Mandara Nha Trang & Six Senses Spa          Please note: a minimum stay of five
wonderful seven-kilometre stretch of          flat-screen television, minibar, tea &         has a very personal and intimate            nights applies for stays within 20 Dec-15
beach in a central location, which is ideal   coffee making facilities, safe, hairdryer,     atmosphere making this hotel a              Jan.
for exploring the city. Each well-            DVD player and wireless internet access.       favourite of ours.
appointed guest room and suite affords        Larger Premium Deluxe Ocean Facing             LOCATION On a beautiful beach about
stunning ocean views, while the hotel’s       rooms have similar facilities.                 five minutes' drive from Nha Trang.                          SPECIALS
intimate wine bar provides a welcome
                                              Club Ocean View rooms similar in size to       FEATURES Two open-air restaurants; two
haven for unwinding at the end of the                                                                                                    LONG STAY BONUS - pay for seven
                                              the Deluxe Ocean View room are located         bars; two swimming pools; spa; tennis
day.                                                                                                                                     nights and receive a dinner for two, a
                                              on higher floors and include a host of         court; other activities are available
LOCATION Set on Tran Phu Street                                                                                                          cycle tour, 30-minute foot or hand
                                              additional club benefits including             locally, including watersports.
overlooking beautiful Nha Trang Bay, in                                                                                                  treatment and a body scrub at the spa
                                              complimentary breakfast and pre dinner         ACCOMMODATION 74 rooms and villas.
an enviable beachfront location.                                                                                                         for two people. Valid for complete stays
                                              cocktails.                                     Gardenview Villas (sleeping up to 3         01 Jul-19 Dec 2009 and 16 Jan-31 Oct
FEATURES Two restaurants; deli; lobby         TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from         adults or 2 adults and 2 children) have     2010.
lounge serving cocktails; wine bar;           Cam Ranh Airport. Transfer time: 30            one double or two single beds, air-
outdoor swimming pool; fitness centre;                                                                                                   FREE NIGHTS - pay for four nights and
                                              minutes approximately.                         conditioning, telephone, satellite
spa with beauty treatments and                                                                                                           get one extra free, pay for five nights
                                                                                             television, tea/coffee-making facilities,
massage; children’s club; gift shop;                                                                                                     and get up to two extra free, pay for
                                                                                             whirlpool and private terrace. Superior
concierge; cooking school.                                                                                                               nine and get up to three extra free, or
                                                                                             Seaview Villas have views of the sea.
                                                                                                                                         pay for 10 and get up to four extra free
                                                                                             Larger Deluxe Seaview Villas are also
                                                                                                                                         on a bed and breakfast basis. Valid for
                                                                                             available.
                                                                                                                                         complete stays 01 Jul-15 Jul, 5 Sep-31
                                                                                             TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from      Oct 2009 and 5 May-15 Jul 2010. This
                                                                                             Cam Ranh Airport. Transfer time: 30         offer is reflected in the prices shown.
                                                                                             minutes approximately.



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                                                                                                                                              SIX SENSES H I DEAWAY AT                                                                                    AAAAA PLUS
                                                                                                                                              N I N H VA N BAY
                                                                                                                                              Nha Trang
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     pools and offer spectacular views of the
                                                                                                                                                  SIGNATURE FINEST
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     South China Seas. Water Villas with
                                                                                                                                              SPECIAL FOR... UNDERSTATED ELEGANCE                                    rockery are similar and accessed by
                                                                                                                                              WITH EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE                                               wooden teak boats. Spa Suite Villas are
                                                                                                                                              Offering an uncompromising standard                                    in a secluded location on the hillside
                                                                                                                                              of luxury, this beautiful boutique hotel is                            above the resort, featuring an exclusive
                                                                                                                                              only accessible by boat. The utmost                                    steam room and in-villa spa facilities,
                                                                                                                                              attention to detail is evident                                         prices include two spa treatments per
                                                                                                                                              throughout. With an unrivalled feeling                                 villa per day.
                                                                                                                                              of privacy, exceptionally high standards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     TRANSFERS Transfer by private car and
                                                                                                                                              of service and a wonderfully focused
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     hotel boat from Cam Ranh airport.
                                                                                                                                              commitment to the environment, this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Transfer time: one hour and 20 minutes
                                                                                                                                              resort truly is one of our finest.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     approximately.
                                                                                                                                              LOCATION Situated on dramatic Ninh
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     A compulsary Gala Dinner supplement
                                                                                                                                              Van Bay in a secluded location only
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     applies - please see price panel for
                                                                                                                                              accessible by boat.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     details.
                                                                                                                                              FEATURES Restaurant; swimming pool;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Please note: minimum stay of five nights
                                                                                                                                              watersports centre with scuba-diving,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     applies for stays within 20 Dec-15 Jan.
                                                                                                                                              windsurfing, kayaking, snorkelling,
                                                                                                                                              waterskiing, fishing trips, hobie cat
                                                                                                                                              sailing; tennis court; volleyball;
                                                                                                                                              badminton; Six Senses Spa; fitness                                                                 SPECIALS
                                                                                                                                              centre; sauna; steam room; library.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       FREE NIGHTS – Pay for two nights and
                                                                                                                                              ACCOMMODATION 58 luxuriously
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       get one extra free, pay for four and get
                                                                                                                                              appointed villas. Beach Villas (sleeping
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       up to two extra free, or pay for six and
                                                                                                                                              up to 3 adults) have king-size bed,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       get up to three extra free on a bed and
                                                                                                                                              telephone, satellite television, DVD/CD
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       breakfast basis, Valid for complete
                                                                                                                        Beach Villa           player, tea/coffee making facilities, in-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       stays 1 Jul - 19 Dec 2009 and 1 May - 31
                                                                                                                                              room safe, hairdryer, living area, plunge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Oct 2010.
                                                                                                                                              pool, pool deck, private wine cellar and
                                                                                                                                              verandah. Hill Top Villas feature plunge




                                                                                                  Water Villa with rockery

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 Sheraton Nha Trang                                                                   2009                                                                                              2010                                                 Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Hotel & Spa                                   01 Jul-      10 Jul-     16 Aug-      01 Nov-      10 Dec-     16 Dec-      25 Dec-      01 Jan-      10 Jan-     17 Jan-      01 Apr-          06 Apr-   01 Jul-    10 Jul-      16 Aug-     Premium Deluxe Ocean Facing from £14
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVNH04                 09 Jul       15 Aug       31 Oct      09 Dec       15 Dec      24 Dec       31 Dec       09 Jan       16 Jan      31 Mar       05 Apr           30 Jun    09 Jul     15 Aug        31 Oct     Club Ocean View from £34

 Deluxe Ocean View             5 nights        1419         1599         1419         1559        1729         1879         1699        1659         1659         1549         1559            1549      1559        1729        1559
                              Extra Night       67           67           67           83          83          113          113          104         104           83           83              83        83          83          83

 Evason Ana Mandara &                                                                 2009                                                                                              2010                                                 Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Six Senses Spa                                01 Jul-      10 Jul-     16 Aug-      01 Nov-      10 Dec-     16 Dec-      25 Dec-      01 Jan-      10 Jan-     16 Jan-      01 Apr-          06 Apr-   01 Jul-    10 Jul-      16 Aug-     Superior Seaview Villa from £43
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVNH01                 09 Jul       15 Aug       31 Oct      09 Dec       15 Dec      24 Dec       31 Dec       09 Jan       15 Jan      31 Mar       05 Apr           30 Jun    09 Jul     15 Aug        31 Oct     Deluxe Seaview Villa from £91
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ana Mandara Suite from £156
 Garden Villa                  5 nights        1399         1669         1489         1639        1819         1989         1809        1809         1809         1639         1639            1639      1639        1819        1639        Supplements (per person per night)
                              Extra Night       82           82           82           102         102         136          136          136         136          102           102            102       102          102        102         Half Board from £24
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Full Board from £43
 1st Child                     5 nights        1039         1189         1069         1169        1289         1289         1169        1169         1169         1169         1169            1169      1169        1289        1169        Gala Dinner-24 & 31 Dec from £82
                              Extra Night       32           32           32           40          40           40           40          40           40           40           40              40        40          40          40

 Six Senses Hideaway at                                                               2009                                                                                              2010                                                 Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Hill Top Villa from £77
 Ninh Van Bay                                  01 Jul-      10 Jul-     16 Aug-      01 Nov-      10 Dec-     16 Dec-      25 Dec-      01 Jan-      10 Jan-     16 Jan-      01 Apr-          06 Apr-   01 Jul-    10 Jul-      16 Aug-     Spa Suite Villa from £160
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVNH03                 09 Jul       15 Aug       31 Oct      09 Dec       15 Dec      24 Dec       31 Dec       09 Jan       15 Jan      31 Mar       05 Apr           30 Jun    09 Jul     15 Aug        31 Oct     Water Villa & Rock Villa from £279
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Supplements (per person per night)
 Beach Pool Villa              5 nights        2349         2529         2349         2709        2889         3279         3199        3239         3229         2819         2829            2819      2829        2999        2829        Half Board from £30
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Full Board Plus from £47
                              Extra Night       239         239          239           297         297         373          373          400         400          318           318            318       318          318        318         Gala Dinner-24 & 31 Dec from £98
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, based on two adults sharing a twin room and flying with Thai Airways from London Heathrow to Bangkok and onwards to your chosen resort via Ho Chi
Minh City onwards to Nha Trang. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. All prices are based on the departure date from the UK, except extra nights and hotel supplements which are
based on the date of occupancy. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. Single supplements: are available on request, please call for details. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential
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                     |  SOUTH VIETNAM




South
   nam
Viet
Dominated by the bustling metropolis of Ho Chi
Minh City and permeated with the natural
beauty of the Mighty Mekong River, Southern
Vietnam provides a unique insight in to life on
water that has remained unchanged for                                                                                                                      Hue
                                                                                                                                                            Danang
                                                                                                                                                                Hoi An
centuries.
                                                                                                     AILAND
Visit the region’s cities for a taste of the sights, smells and culture
                                                                                                                                                               VIETNAM
of this fascinating country, or explore a little further to the more
remote areas to indulge in traditional Vietnam.                                                                    Angkor
                                                                                                                  Siem Reap                                         Nha Trang
With Vietnam a country that has been          The fertile Mekong Delta is south of Ho                                     To n l e
                                                                                                                                                    g
                                                                                                                        S a p L a ke           on
partitioned, Ho Chi Minh City was the         Chi Minh City, where visitors are treated                                                                         South




                                                                                                                                           k
                                                                                                                                           e
                                                                                                                                       M
                                                                                                        CA M B O D I A                                         Vietnam
capital of South Vietnam. Formerly            to a fascinating mixture of paddy fields,                                                                       Phan
Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is today the         waterways, canals and river-based                                 Phnom Penh                                    Thiet
economic powerhouse of Vietnam, a             villages. Vung Tua beach marks the                                                                        Ho Chi Minh City
huge bustling metropolis that is              northern point of the Mekong and                                                                             Mekong
                                                                                                                                                            Delta
separated into Districts and full of          Saigon deltas and is an attractive beach                  GULF OF
                                                                                                       TH A I L A N D                                           S O UTH
famous landmarks. Some monuments              that attracts many of the natives of Ho                                                                        C H I N A S EA
with historical interest include the          Chi Minh City for holidays. Sitting at the
fascinating Ho Chi Minh Square, the           apex of the Mekong Delata is Chau Doc,
Municipal Theatre and impressive              a meeting place for several cultures and
Reunification Palace. Excellent               the ideal location for exploring the upper
restaurants, hotels, shops, nightlife and a   delta, containing the floating villages
rich past make this city the ideal place to   and pagodas of Sam Mountain.
experience and sample some                    Visit the town of Phan Thiet, which lies
Vietnamese culture and cuisine.               200km from Ho Chi Minh City and is
The impressive Cu Chi Tunnels network,        largely undeveloped, providing the
situated about 35km from Ho Chi Minh          perfect place to experience the
City, have a 50-metre stretch that is open    traditional feel of Vietnam. Spend a day
to the public (made slightly wider for        on the town’s beach, Mui Ne, or marvel
tourist’s comfort) and offers a unique        at the mountain-top temple at Takou
insight into the lives of the people who      Mountain.
inhabited them. The tunnels are a maze        Please see the Holiday Information
of 200km of underground passages that         section for important information on
once contained living quarters and even       health precautions, travel advice,
hospitals and factories.                      passport and visa requirements.




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                                                                                                                                                      |  VIETNAM

                                                                                        SOUTH VI ETNAM
                                                                                        EXPER I ENC ES
                                                                                        Cruise the waters of the Mekong Delta, tour the
                                                                                        Cu Chi tunnels and soak up the atmosphere of
                                                                                        the region’s towns and villages as you explore
                                                                                        South Vietnam.
HO C H I MI N H C ITY                       CU C H I TU N N ELS
TOU R                                       PRICE FROM £25
PRICE FROM £33                              Departures: daily from Ho Chi Minh City.
Departures: daily from Ho Chi Minh City.    Travel to the Cu Chi tunnels just outside
Set off on a full day of exploration        Ho Chi Minh City to see this
amongst the city's major sights, with the   extraordinary labyrinth. Built during the
morning spent touring Ho Chi Minh City      war for independence by Viet Cong
to see the Jade Pagoda, General Post        guerrillas, the tunnels are spread out
Office, the Cathedral, Palace of            underground, almost right underneath
Reunification, History Museum, War          US bases, and were used as a hiding
Museum, Rue Catinat and the Opera           place during raids and to stage surprise
House.                                      attacks.

Lunch at a local restaurant is included     Reference code FV0S32
before a look around China Town in the      Duration: full-day
afternoon, where you'll see shops selling
herbal medicines, Thien Hau Temple and
Binh Tay Market.
Reference code FV0E26
Duration: full-day




VI N H LONG,                                B EN TR E C R U ISE,
MEKONG DELTA                                MEKONG DELTA
PRICE FROM £54                              PRICE FROM £47
Departures: daily from Ho Chi Minh City.    Departures: daily from Ho Chi Minh City.
Drive to Cai Be in the Vinh Long area and   Take in the varied sights of the Ben Te
                                                                                        MEKONG DELTA C RU ISE - BASSAC B OAT
set off on a cruise to visit the floating   area of the Mekong Delta on this cruise,    PRICE FROM £301
river market, an ancient house restored     with a walk through Coconut Island and
                                                                                        Departures: daily from Ho Chi Minh City.    brief walking tours. Drop anchor at Co
by the Japanese and local cottage           a visit to a coconut handicraft village,
                                                                                        You'll depart in the morning to Can Tho     Chien overnight, after breakfast cruise to
industries before following the canal       time with a local family making coconut
                                                                                        and spend the afternoon cycling along       Cai Be to explore the fascinating floating
system to the islands, with a stop at the   candies at Tan Thach commune, a ride by
                                                                                        quiet towpaths through rural Vietnam,       market to practice your bartering skills.
fascinating house of Cai Cuong, which       horse-drawn cart to Quoi San, a walk to
                                                                                        late afternoon enjoy a cruise on the        Finally, transfer back to your hotel in Ho
gives an insight into life in the region    Tam Nen's house and bee farm, a canal
                                                                                        small canals. End the day by releasing      Chi Minh.
over 100 years ago. Other stops include a   trip by sampan, and lunch (included) on
local shipbuilding yard, a Bonsai garden    Con Qui. Returning to the main town of      floating lanterns on to the river.          Please note: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
and a nursery garden. Lunch at a local      My Tho, there might be time to visit the    Overnight at the Victoria Can Tho Hotel.    included on day 2. Breakfast included on
house (included) is followed by the boat    Vinh Trang pagoda before the drive back     The next morning you'll visit Cai Rang,     day 3.
crossing to Vinh Long, with a visit to a    to Ho Chi Minh City.                        then take an exciting pedicab ride to       Reference code FV0E31
floor-tile factory en route.                                                            Binh Thuy old house before boarding the
                                            Reference code FV0S33                                                                   Duration: 3 days, 2 nights
                                                                                        Bassac riverboat to Tra On. See the Phuoc
Reference code FV0S34                       Duration: full-day                          Hau pagoda and continue cruising along
Duration: full-day                                                                      the river, stopping at local villages for



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                                |    HO CHI MINH CITY




                                                                                                                       Deluxe room




ASIA RU BY                                                                                                                        AAA             HOTEL EQUATOR IAL HO C H I MI N H                                                                                             AAAA
Ho Chi Minh City                                                                                                                                  C ITY
SPECIAL FOR... ITS DESIRABLE, CENTRAL LOCATION
                                                                                                                                                  Ho Chi Minh City
Flaunting an impressive French-colonial                                  ACCOMMODATION 80 rooms and suites.                                       SPECIAL FOR... A RANGE OF LEISURE AMENITIES
style, the Asia Ruby hotel is perfectly                                  Deluxe rooms (sleeping up to 3 adults)
                                                                                                                                                  A relaxing haven within easy reach of                                     ACCOMMODATION 333 rooms and suites.
located for experiencing the vigour and                                  with air-conditioning, satellite/cable
                                                                                                                                                  the city's main sights and attractions.                                   Deluxe rooms have king-size or twin
history that Ho Chi Minh City has to                                     television, minibar, Wi-Fi internet access,
                                                                                                                                                  LOCATION Located at the point where                                       beds (sleeping up to 2 adults and 1 child),
offer. Well-equipped rooms provide                                       in-room safe, ironing board, coffee/tea
                                                                                                                                                  four of the main districts meet. 2km                                      air-conditioning, telephone, satellite
comfort and convenience, and plenty of                                   making facilities, hairdryer and
                                                                                                                                                  from the city centre.                                                     television, tea/coffee-making facilities,
great facilities make this an ideal choice                               bathroom with shower and bath.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            minibar, safe and hairdryer. Larger
for a fascinating city break.                                            Premium Deluxe rooms (sleeping up to 3                                   FEATURES One restaurant; coffee shop;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Executive Deluxe rooms (sleeping up to 3
LOCATION Resting in the heart of Ho Chi                                  adults) are larger with similar facilities.                              lobby lounge; swimming pool with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            adults and 1 child) are also available.
Minh City, close to attractions like the                                                                                                          swim-up bar; children's pool; fitness
                                                                         TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from                                                                                                             TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
Opera House and Reunification Palace.                                                                                                             centre; steam room; sauna; whirlpool;
                                                                         Ho Chi Minh City airport. Transfer time:                                                                                                           Ho Chi Minh City Airport. Transfer time:
                                                                                                                                                  beauty salon offering spa treatments;
FEATURES Restaurant; coffee shop;                                        40 minutes approximately.                                                                                                                          40 minutes approximately.
                                                                                                                                                  gift shop; shuttle service to the city
bar/pub; whirlpool; salon; spa with
                                                                                                                                                  centre.
massages; fitness centre; concierge
services; 24hr room service; laundry
service.


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 Asia Ruby                                                                            2009                                                                                          2010                                                         Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVSH09                 01 Jul-     10 Jul-       16 Aug-     28 Sep-       01 Nov-   10 Dec-    25 Dec-      01 Jan-      10 Jan-      04 Mar-   01 Apr-   06 Apr-     01 Jul-        10 Jul-       16 Aug-    28 Sep-   Premium Deluxe from £6
                                               09 Jul      15 Aug        27 Sep       31 Oct       09 Dec    24 Dec     31 Dec       09 Jan       03 Mar       31 Mar    05 Apr    30 Jun      09 Jul         15 Aug        27 Sep      31 Oct
 Deluxe                        4 nights         889        1069           889         899           919      1099        939          939             939       929       909       909         909           1089           909        939
                              Extra Night       18          18             18         23             28       28          28          32              32         32       25         25         25             25            25         31

 Equatorial Ho Chi Minh                                                                   2009                                                                                        2010                                                       Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 City                                           01 Jul-        10 Jul-          16 Aug-          29 Oct-     10 Dec-       25 Dec-          01 Jan-         10 Jan-      01 Apr-     06 Apr-        01 Jul-             10 Jul-       16 Aug-    Executive Deluxe from £24
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVSH03                  09 Jul         15 Aug            28 Oct          09 Dec      24 Dec        31 Dec           09 Jan          31 Mar       05 Apr      30 Jun         09 Jul              15 Aug         31 Oct
 Deluxe Room                   4 nights          1009          1189                1009          1119         1289         1119             1119            1109         1119        1109           1119                1289          1119
                              Extra Night         49            49                  49            76           76           76               76              76           76          76             76                  76            76
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, based on two adults sharing a twin room and flying with Thai Airways from London Heathrow to Bangkok and onwards to Ho Chi Minh City. Important note:
the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. All prices are based on the departure date from the UK, except extra nights and hotel supplements which are based on the date of occupancy. Seasonal flight
supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. Single supplements: are available on request, please call for details. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see
pages 66-76.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         44a




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                                      Deluxe City view                                                                                                                                  Premier Deluxe room

CA RAVELLE HOTEL                                                                                                   AAAA PLUS                         SH ERATON SAIGON HOTEL                                                                                                     AAAAA
Ho Chi Minh City                                                                                                                                     & TOWERS
SPECIAL FOR... ITS SUPERB DINING VENUES
                                                                                                                                                     Ho Chi Minh City
An iconic 1950s colonial hotel, the                                    FEATURES Two restaurants; cocktail bar;                                       SPECIAL FOR... THE FIRST-CLASS                                               telephone, satellite television, minibar,
Caravelle is centrally located amid the                                lounge; swimming pool; gym; health                                            FACILITIES                                                                   safe, fridge, tea/coffee making facilities,
vibrant core of Ho Chi Minh City,                                      club/spa; whirlpool; sauna; laundry                                           A stylish, luxurious hotel, surrounded by                                    hairdryer and either a city or pool view.
providing a comfortable and stylish base                               facilities; boutique shops; reception;                                        an array of shops, restaurants and bars.                                     TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
for all guests. Its well-appointed rooms                               room service.                                                                 LOCATION In the city's entertainment                                         Ho Chi Minh City Airport. Transfer time:
offer panoramic views of the city or                                   ACCOMMODATION 335 Deluxe rooms                                                district.                                                                    30 minutes approximately.
Saigon River and its excellent                                         and suites. Deluxe City view rooms                                            FEATURES Three restaurants; four bars;
restaurants serve magnificent cuisine.                                 (sleeping up to 3 adults) feature king-size                                   swimming pool; spa; fitness centre;
After a day’s sightseeing, visit the hotel’s                           or twin beds, telephone, satellite                                            shops.
renowned Saigon Saigon rooftop bar, a                                  television, internet access, in-room safe,
relaxing retreat in which to unwind with                                                                                                             ACCOMMODATION 472 rooms and suites.
                                                                       tea/coffee making facilities and shower
a cocktail and listen to live music.                                                                                                                 Premier Deluxe rooms have one king-size
                                                                       and bath. Larger Premium Deluxe rooms
                                                                                                                                                     or twin beds (sleeping up to 3 adults or 2
LOCATION Located in the heart of Ho Chi                                with similar facilities are available at a
                                                                                                                                                     adults and 2 children), air-conditioning,
Minh City's business, shopping and                                     supplement.
entertainment district, opposite the                                   TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
famous Opera House on Lam Son                                          Ho Chi Minh City airport. Transfer time:
Square.                                                                30 minutes approximately.


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 Caravelle                                                                           2009                                                                                                      2010                                                  Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVSH01                  01 Jul-      10 Jul-       16 Aug-          01 Nov-      10 Dec-       25 Dec-        01 Jan-          10 Jan-         01 Mar-       01 Apr-          06 Apr-       01 Jul-     10 Jul-    16 Aug-   Premium Deluxe from £54
                                                09 Jul       15 Aug         31 Oct          09 Dec       24 Dec        31 Dec         09 Jan           28 Feb          31 Mar        05 Apr           30 Jun        09 Jul      15 Aug      31 Oct
 Deluxe City View              4 nights         1049          1229         1049             1109          1279          1159            1169             1169          1149          1139             1129          1139        1309       1139
                              Extra Night        60            60           60               74            74            74              91               91            86            81               81            81          81         81

 Sheraton Saigon Hotel &                                                                2009                                                                                                       2010                                              Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Towers                                        01 Jul-      10 Jul-     16 Aug-        29 Aug-        01 Nov-      10 Dec-       25 Dec-       01 Jan-       10 Jan-       01 Apr-       06 Apr-          01 Jul-     10 Jul-    16 Aug-   29 Aug-   Premier Deluxe City View from £7
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVSH04                 09 Jul       15 Aug      28 Aug          31 Oct        09 Dec       24 Dec        31 Dec        09 Jan        31 Mar        05 Apr        30 Jun           09 Jul      15 Aug     28 Aug     31 Oct
 Premier Deluxe Pool           4 nights         1149        1329         1149          1209           1299         1479          1299           1299            1299        1229         1229             1229        1409       1229       1299
 View                         Extra Night        85          85           85            99             123         123           123             123            123         106           106             106         106         106       123
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, based on two adults sharing a twin room and flying with Thai Airways from London Heathrow to Bangkok and onwards to Ho Chi Minh City. Important note:
the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. All prices are based on the departure date from the UK, except extra nights and hotel supplements which are based on the date of occupancy. Seasonal flight
supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. Single supplements: are available on request, please call for details. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see
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                               |    PHAN THIET




                           Garden View bungalow                                                                                                                                                                                                         Garden View bungalow

SEAHORSE                                                                                                                        AAAA            B LU E O C EA N R E S O RT                                                                                                         AAAA
Phan Thiet                                                                                                                                      Phan Thiet
SPECIAL FOR... BEING A HAVEN FOR RELAXATION                                                                                                     SPECIAL FOR... ENVIABLE BEACHFRONT SETTING

Experience a taste of the exotic at this                                 ACCOMMODATION 90 bungalows,                                            Encircled by swaying coconut trees and                                        ACCOMMODATION 70 rooms. Standard
resort situated on the beachfront on the                                 Deluxe rooms and suites. Deluxe Garden                                 well-appointed gardens, the low-rise                                          rooms (sleeping up to 3 adults) have air-
stunning coast of Mui Ne. This resort                                    view rooms (sleeping 2 adults) feature                                 Blue Ocean Resort consists of thatched                                        conditioning, satellite television,
offers guests breathtaking views out to                                  air-conditioning, private terrace or                                   bungalows dotted around the pool and                                          tea/coffee making facilities, minibar, safe
sea and an atmosphere of relaxation                                      balcony, some with private open-air                                    grounds, providing a spacious and                                             and telephone. Larger Superior rooms
and tranquillity. The warm hospitality                                   bathroom, satellite television, telephone.                             relaxing effect. The heart of the activity                                    with similar facilities and Garden View
and luxurious surroundings make this                                     Deluxe Sea view rooms (sleeping up to 3                                resides around the large pool with its                                        Bungalows situated in the hotel grounds
resort an unforgettable escape.                                          adults) have similar facilities and views                              swim-up bar and ample sun terrace and                                         are also available.
LOCATION Situated on beachfront in Mui                                   of Mui Ne beach.                                                       its beachfront position enhances the                                          TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
Ne fishing village, 11km from the centre                                                                                                        peaceful atmosphere, offering an                                              Ho Chi Minh Airport. Transfer time: 3
                                                                         Bungalows with garden or sea view
of Phan Thiet town; 3.5 hr leisurely drive                                                                                                      alternative place to unwind.                                                  hours and 30 minutes approximately.
                                                                         situated throughout the hotel grounds
or 200km from the lively yet charming                                                                                                           Furthermore, its oceanfront restaurant
                                                                         are larger with a private terrace.                                                                                                                   A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement
Ho Chi Minh City.                                                                                                                               serves amazing seafood dishes and
                                                                         TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from                                                                                                               applies - please see price panel for
                                                                                                                                                affords dazzling views of the South
FEATURES Two restaurants; lounge; pool                                   Ho Chi Minh Airport. Transfer time: 3                                                                                                                details.
                                                                                                                                                China Sea.
bar; outdoor pool; children’s section of                                 hours and 30 minutes approximately.
pool; spa offering range of services;                                                                                                           LOCATION Located on the beachfront
                                                                         A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement                                    amidst tropical landscaped gardens,
tennis court; jeep excursions; mountain
                                                                         applies - please see price panel for                                   close to the city of Phan Thiet.
bikes for hire; wind surfing and kite
                                                                         details
surfing.                                                                                                                                        FEATURES Restaurant; pool bar; Irish bar;
                                                                                                                                                swimming pool; spa with massage and
                                                                                                                                                beauty treatments; children's
                                                                                                                                                playground.


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 Seahorse                                                                         2009                                                                                             2010                                                             Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVPH03               01 Jul-     10 Jul-    16 Aug-      28 Oct-   10 Dec-   18 Dec-     25 Dec-   01 Jan-    10 Jan-   20 Jan-    01 Feb-   01 Mar-      01 Apr-   06 Apr-   03 May-      01 Jul-     10 Jul-    16 Aug-   Deluxe Sea View from £8
                                             09 Jul      15 Aug      27 Oct      09 Dec    17 Dec    24 Dec      31 Dec    09 Jan     19 Jan    31 Jan     28 Feb    31 Mar       05 Apr    02 May     30 Jun      09 Jul      15 Aug      31 Oct   Garden View Bungalow from £21
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sea View Bungalow from £34
 Deluxe Garden View           5 nights        979        1169           979      1059      1239      1279        1099      1099        1059     1099       1059        1049       1059      1049      1039         1039         1219       1039
                             Extra Night      23          23            23        35        35        43          43        43          35       43         35          34         34        34        31           31           31         31

 Blue Ocean Resort                                                                          2009                                                                                             2010                                                   Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVPH01                 01 Jul-        10 Jul-         16 Aug-      28 Oct-     10 Dec-        18 Dec-        25 Dec-     01 Jan-       10 Jan-         01 Apr-      06 Apr-      01 Jul-         10 Jul-         16 Aug-    Superior from £8
                                               09 Jul         15 Aug           27 Oct      09 Dec      17 Dec         24 Dec         31 Dec      09 Jan        31 Mar          05 Apr       30 Jun       09 Jul          15 Aug           31 Oct    Garden View Bungalow from £14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Supplements (per person per night)
 Standard                     5 nights          969           1149             969         1029         1199            1249         1069         1069          1019           1029         1019         1029                1199        1029       Gala Dinner-24 Dec from £32
                             Extra Night        20             20              20           28           28              37           37           37            28             28           28           28                  28          28        Gala Dinner-31 Dec from £36

Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, based on two adults sharing a twin room and flying with Thai Airways from London Heathrow to Ho Chi Minh City via Bangkok and onwards by road to Phan
Thiet. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. All prices are based on the departure date from the UK, except extra nights and hotel supplements which are based on the date of
occupancy. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. Single supplements: are available on request, please call for details. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information
and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         46a




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Pool Villa




                                                                                                         Beach Front Bungalow                                                                                                                              Pool Villa bedroom

VICTOR IA PHAN TH I ET B EAC H                                                                                            AAAA               L'ANMI EN MU I N E R ESORT & SPA                                                                                        AAAAA
R ESORT & SPA                                                                                                                                Phan Thiet
                                                                                                                                             SPECIAL FOR... THE FABULOUS SEAFOOD RESTAURANT
Phan Thiet
SPECIAL FOR... ITS NATURAL TROPICAL SURROUNDINGS                                                                                             This exquisite resort is set amidst lush
                                                                                                                                             tropical gardens directly on a beautiful,                             ACCOMMODATION 89 rooms and private
Enjoying an idyllic location amid seven                                   cycle hire; badminton; tennis; squash;
                                                                                                                                             endless stretch of beach. Opened in                                   villas with king-size or twin beds. Deluxe
hectares of exotic gardens, the Victoria                                  golf practise area and putting green;
                                                                                                                                             January 2009, the L'Anmien Muine                                      rooms (sleeping up to 3 adults) have air-
Phan Thiet Beach Resort & Spa offers                                      kids’ club; cooking classes; watersports;
                                                                                                                                             Resort & Spa combines a perfect blend                                 conditioning, telephone, television with
comfortable accommodation designed                                        currency exchange; internet facilities;
                                                                                                                                             of pure luxury with utmost relaxation.                                movie channel, MP3 player, coffee/tea-
in the style of traditional Vietnamese                                    laundry services; souvenir shop
                                                                                                                                             Fine décor throughout the resort serves                               making facilities and hairdryer. Larger
country houses. With plenty of facilities                                 ACCOMMODATION 59 bungalows.                                        to complement its vivid surroundings                                  Premier Deluxe rooms have similar
and direct access to its own private                                      Seaview and Beach Front Bungalows                                  and tranquil air and a wealth of                                      facilities, an oversized bathtub and views
stretch of white sandy beach, this resort                                 (sleeping up to 3 adults) have king-size                           watersport activities, large swimming                                 of the sea. Individual Pool Villas come
exudes an atmosphere should you wish                                      or twin beds, lounge with sofa, air-                               pool and excellent spa facilities create                              complete with their own plunge pool
to rest or play, catering for all types of                                conditioning, ceiling fan, satellite                               an ideal haven for all guests, whether                                and butler service.
traveller.                                                                television, minibar, telephone, in-room                            seeking an active or restful experience.
LOCATION Set in a private beachfront                                      safe, tea & coffee making facilities,                                                                                                    TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
                                                                                                                                             LOCATION Situated along the beachfront                                Ho Chi Minh Airport. Transfer time: 3
position on the coast along the South                                     bathroom with bathtub and outdoor
                                                                                                                                             in the Mui Ne area of Phan Thiet                                      hours and 30 minutes approximately.
China Sea.                                                                shower in private garden and private
                                                                                                                                             overlooking the South China Sea.
FEATURES Three restaurants; bar; beach                                    terrace. Larger family bungalows have                                                                                                    A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement
                                                                          interconnecting doors.                                             FEATURES Two restaurants; pool bar;                                   applies - please see price panel for
bar; two swimming pools (one infinity-
                                                                                                                                             lounge bar; swimming pool; spa with six                               details.
edged); whirlpool; separate children’s                                    TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
                                                                                                                                             treatment rooms; library; shop; gym;
pool; spa with beauty treatments and                                      Ho Chi Minh Airport. Transfer time: 3
                                                                                                                                             business centre.
massage; beach volleyball; pentanca;                                      hours and 30 minutes approximately.
horse riding; table tennis; billiards; free


                                                                          Upgrade to Royal Silk Class from £770 one-way - see page 66
 Victoria Phan Thiet                                                        2009                                                                            2010                                                                          Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Beach Resort                                01 Jul-   10 Jul- 16 Aug- 27 Sep- 01 Nov- 10 Dec- 19 Dec- 25 Dec- 01 Jan- 04 Jan- 10 Jan- 20 Jan- 01 Feb- 01 Apr- 06 Apr- 05 May- 01 Jul-                       10 Jul- 16 Aug- 27 Sep-      Beachfront Bungalow from £13
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVPH04               09 Jul    15 Aug 26 Sep 31 Oct 09 Dec 18 Dec 24 Dec 31 Dec 03 Jan 09 Jan 19 Jan 31 Jan 31 Mar 05 Apr 04 May 30 Jun 09 Jul                                       15 Aug 26 Sep 31 Oct         Family Bungalow from £23
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Deluxe Seaview Bungalow from £30
 Sea View Bungalow            5 nights 1049            1229        1049     1099     1179     1349    1409      1229      1209       1169   1169      1229     1159    1159      1159      1129      1139    1309      1139     1209
                             Extra Night 37             37          37       47       58       58      69        69        69         57     57        69       55      55        55        50        50      50        50       64

 L’Anmien Muine Resort &                                                         2009                                                                                        2010                                                         Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Spa                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Premium Deluxe from £17
                         01 Jul-                         10 Jul-     16 Aug-    28 Oct-     10 Dec-   19 Dec-   25 Dec-    01 Jan-     04 Jan-     10 Jan-   22 Jan-   30 Jan- 01 Apr-       06 Apr-     01 Jul-    10 Jul-   16 Aug-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Junior Suite from £91
 Room & Breakfast Code: FVPH02                09 Jul     15 Aug       27 Oct    09 Dec      18 Dec    24 Dec    31 Dec     03 Jan      09 Jan      21 Jan    29 Jan    31 Mar     05 Apr     30 Jun      09 Jul     15 Aug     31 Oct     Pool Villa from £94
 Deluxe                       5 nights        1149       1329        1149          1289     1469      1519      1339        1319        1289       1289      1329       1289       1289       1289       1289       1469       1289       Supplements (per person per night)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Gala Dinner-24 Dec from £70
                             Extra Night       57         57          57            81       81        91        91          91          81         81        91         81         81         81         81         81         81        Gala Dinner-31 Dec from £115
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, based on two adults sharing a twin room and flying with Thai Airways from London Heathrow to Ho Chi Minh City via Bangkok and onwards by road to Phan
Thiet. Hotel supplements per room per night apply: Victoria Phan Thiet Beach Resort: 01-03 Jan 10 £24, L’Anmien Muine Resort & Spa: 01-03 Jan 10 £20. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the
time of going to press. All prices are based on the departure date from the UK, except extra nights and hotel supplements which are based on the date of occupancy. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. Single supplements: are available on request,
please call for details. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                                                                  47a




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destinations offer a selection of
alternative airlines and departure
airports. Please see page 66 for details.


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For a unique blend of cultures combine
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                                                                                                                                   Cambodia
                                                                                                                                   Tucked away in Southeast Asia, sparkling with
                                                                                                                                   jewels waiting to be uncovered, Cambodia is
                                                                                                                                   brimming with promise, life and adventure.

                                                                                                                                   MAKI NG TH E MOST OF CAMB ODIA
                                                                                                                                   Dense green landscapes still undiscovered by many; up and
                                                                                                                                   coming pristine coastline; Cambodia is a well-kept secret which is
                                                                                                                                   starting to blossom. Troubled times have been put firmly in the
                                                                                                                                   past and the future of this evolving yet still unspoilt country is
                                                                                                                                   incredibly bright. For those longing to get away from the glamour
                                                                                                                                   and glitz of the jet set crowd, the undiscovered lands of Cambodia
                                                                                                                                   will thrill and delight.

                                                                                                                                   The gateway to some of Cambodia’s              Siem Reap is known as the gateway to
                                                                                                                                   most stunning sights, capital Phnom            Angkor, which is famous for its
                                                                                                                                   Penh is full of life. Here, the Royal Palace   numerous Khmer temple ruins in Angkor
                                                                                                                                   and Silver Pagoda, with its beautiful          Archaeological Park, a World Heritage
                                                                                                                                   silver tiled floor and magnificent             Site. Amongst these stunning examples
                                                                                                                                   17th century emerald Buddha statue             of architecture from the days of an
                                                                                                                                   made of baccarat crystal, are                  Empire long gone is the mysterious
                                                                                                                                   outstanding examples of architecture.          Bayon temple and the Elephant Terraces.
                                                                                                                                   The striking red building of the National      This incredible fortified city is an
                                                                                                                                   Museum charts the kingdom’s past,              essential place for your itinerary.

           North                                                                                                                   white memorials and museums                    Siem Reap itself is a great base from
          Vietnam                              Halong Bay                                                                          dedicated to the genocide of more              which to explore these world-class
                           Hanoi
                                                   GULF                                                                            recent years can also be found in the          sights, offering good accommodation,
                   Ninh Binh                   O F TO N K I N                                                                      capital. The riverfront is one of the most     restaurants and shops. This is a
                                                                                                                                   attractive areas, scattered with places to     traditional town, yet to be taken over by
                                                                                                                                   eat and drink, as well as being close to       the tourist trade, which is true
 Luang
Prabang                                                                                                                            Phnom Penh’s main sights. Reminders of         throughout Cambodia.
                                                                                                                                   your time in Phnom Penh can be bought          The stunning white sands and sun-
                                                                   S O UTH                                                         from the bustling central market.              kissed shores of Sihanoukville are the
   Vientiane       L AO S                                       C H I N A S EA
                                                                                                                                   From Phnom Penh, a day trip to Mekong          perfect retreat after touring the wonders
                                                          Hue
                                                           Danang                                                                  Island, showcasing the cultural,               of Cambodia. Rest and relaxation can be
                                                               Hoi An             Siem Reap weather station                        zoological and agricultural treasures of       combined with a visit to one of the
                                                                                                                                   Cambodia, is a great way to observe the        many off-shore islands waiting to be
                                                                                                                                   daily lives and traditions of the local        discovered.
  TH A I L A N D                                                                  32 0 10 33 0 9               35 3 9    36 6 8    villagers.                                     Please see holiday information section
                                                                VIETNAM
                                                                                                                                                                                  for important information on health
                    Angkor
                                                                                                                                                                                  precautions, travel advice, passport and
                                                                                                                                                                                  visa requirements.
           Siem Reap        CA M B O D I A                          Nha Trang     35 18 7          34 22 6     33 24 5   32 15 5
                             To n l e
                           S a p L a ke         ng
                                                                 South
                                           ko




                                          Me
                                                                Vietnam
                                                                Phan
                    Phnom Penh                                  Thiet             32 28 5           31 25 6     31 8 8   31 1 9
            Sihanoukville                             Ho Chi Minh City


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                        |   CAMBODIA DISCOVERY




CAMB ODIA DISCOV ERY
10-DAY LOCALLY ESCORTED PRIVATE TOUR FROM £1629

PHNOM PENH 1 NIGHT | BATTAMBANG 2 NIGHTS | SIEM REAP 5 NIGHTS
Departures: daily                            Sangker River to the 11th century Wat Ek    the ancient city of Angkor by entering       the countryside to a Silk Farm at Pourk
Day 1 - UK/Phnom Penh: fly overnight         Phnom. We then head to Phnom                Angkor Thom via the South Gate.              where visitors can see the process of
from London Heathrow with Thai               Sampeau and the killing fields/cave. In     Continue the journey by viewing the          making silk. Later we stop at the Artisans
Airways to Phnom Penh via Bangkok.           the afternoon we visit Phnom Banon          ruins at Bayon, Baphoun, Phimeanakas         d’Angkor (stone and wood carving)
                                             with its five hill top sandstone towers.    and the Royal Palace. In the afternoon       workshops, created to redevelop
Day 2 - Phnom Penh: arrive in Phnom
                                             Return to Battambang for a walk             we visit the three-tiered temple-hill of     traditional Cambodian artisan skills. We
Penh and transfer to the Cambodiana
                                             through the town and along the banks        Pre Rup. Also visit the Lake of Srah Srang   also visit the Mine Museum. (B)
(standard, page 57) or Raffles Le Royal
                                             of the Sangke River. (B)                    and the dramatic Ta Prohm Temple,            Day 10 - Siem Reap/UK: After breakfast
(Deluxe, page 57). In the afternoon visit
                                             Day 5 - Battambang/Banteay                  enveloped by jungle. (B)                     at the hotel there will be free time until
some of the capital’s most impressive
sites, including the National Museum,        Chhmar/Siem Reap: drive northwest to        Day 8 - Siem Reap/Beng                       the airport transfer for your return flight
the Silver Pagoda containing the Emerald     Banteay Mean Chey province (Sisophon)       Mealea/Banteay Srei & Angkor Wat             to Bangkok with Bangkok Airways and
Buddha statue, the Royal Palace and          and Banteay Chhmar temple, an 11th          Temples: drive through typical Khmer         onwards with Thai Airways to London
Phnom Penh’s oldest shrine, Wat Phnom.       century sandstone structure. Later in the   countryside to the remote Beng Mealea        Heathrow. (B)
                                             day we also see Banteay Torp temple         temple (60km) to visit the long-             A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement
Day 3 - PhnomPenh/Pursat/
                                             before arriving at Siem Reap. Five nights   abandoned 11th century temple,               applies - please see price panel for
Battambang: this morning we drive to
                                             at Prince D’Angkor Hotel & Spa              shrouded in the jungle. After lunch visit    details.
Oudong Mountain – Cambodia’s former
                                             (Standard, page 56)or Grand Hotel           Banteay Srey temple regarded as the
capital with its royal tombs situated on
                                             d’Angkor (Deluxe, page 56). (B, L)          jewel in the crown of classic Khmer art.
Royal Fortune Hill. Then proceed to
                                             Day 6 - Siem Reap/Rolous Group &            On the way back we explore epic Angkor
Pursat Province to see Klieng Moeung
                                             Grand Circuit: in the morning we visit      Wat, with its extraordinary architecture
and the floating village of Kampong
                                             the Roluos group of temples dating from     and bas-reliefs. (B)
Leung. Take lunch at a local restaurant
before continuing to Battambang              the 9th and 10th century. Continue on       Day 9 - Siem Reap/Tonle Sap Lake Cruise:
province. Two nights at La Villa (standard   the ‘grand circuit’: Neak Poan, Eastern     in the morning, we visit local villages
and Deluxe, page 67). (B)                    Mebon, Pre Rup, Preah Khan. End the day     and have a cruise on Tonle Sap Lake to
                                             by watching the sunset from the top of      witness the daily lives of Cambodia’s
Day 4 - Battambang: after breakfast at a
                                             Phnom Bakheng. (B)                          rural population living in floating
local restaurant visit the Provincial
                                             Day 7 - Siem Reap/Angkor Thom & Ta          villages. We return to town and visit an
Museum and drive by the picturesque
                                             Prohm: today we begin an exploration of     Orphanage. After lunch we head out into



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   TOUR HIGHLIGHTS                                                          YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT
   • Silver Pagoda Phnom Penh.                                              INCLUDE

   • Sunsets over Angkor Wat.                                               • Meals (other then those specified)
                                                                              and drinks.
   • Kampong Leung floating village.
                                                                            • Pre and post tour accommodation.
   • Angkor Temples.
                                                                            • Miscellaneous personal expenses
   YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
                                                                              and gratuities.
   • International and internal flights as
                                                                            • Cambodia Visa (please refer to page
     specified.
                                                                              69).
   • 8 nights accommodation as
     detailed.
   • Meals as specified (B=breakfast
     L=lunch D=dinner).
   • Excursions and entrance fees as
     detailed.
   • Transport in an air conditioned
     vehicle.
   • Services of an English speaking
     guide.



                                                                           Upgrade to Royal Silk Class from £660 one-way - see page 66
 Cambodia Discovery                                                                       2009                                                                                             2010                                                      Supplements (per person per night)
 Various Code: FA0E13/14                          01 Jul-        10 Jul-        16 Aug-          31 Oct-      10 Dec-        25 Dec-        01 Jan-        10 Jan-         01 Apr-        06 Apr-        01 Jul-        10 Jul-        16 Aug-       Gala Dinner-24 Dec from £70
                                                  09 Jul         15 Aug          30 Oct          09 Dec       24 Dec         31 Dec         09 Jan         31 Mar          05 Apr         30 Jun         09 Jul         15 Aug          31 Oct       Gala Dinner-31 Dec from £100

 Standard                       9 nights          1629           1799           1629             1919          2049           1889           1889           1869           1889           1869           1889            2049           1889
 Deluxe                         9 nights          2029           2199           2029             2479          2599           2429           2429           2419           2429           2419           2429            2599           2429
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, flights, transfers and accommodation as specified. Please note: Packages are based on hotels and durations as specified, however these can be tailor
made to suit your needs. Please call for details. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. Prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce
supplements. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                               51a




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                                       |    CAMBODIA HERITAGE TOUR




CAMB ODIA H ER ITAGE
 8-DAY LOCALLY ESCORTED PRIVATE TOUR FROM £1259                                                                                                       TOUR HIGHLIGHTS                                                             YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT
                                                                                                                                                      •Explore Bangkok, the city of                                               INCLUDE
 BANGKOK 3 NIGHTS | PHNOM PENH 1 NIGHT | SIEM REAP 2 NIGHTS
                                                                                                                                                       contrasts.                                                                 •International departure taxes.
Departures: daily.                                                         Cambodiana or similar (standard; page
                                                                           57) or Raffles Le Royal (deluxe; page 57).                                 •Sunsets over Angkor Wat.                                                   •Meals (other than those specified)
Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: fly overnight from
                                                                                                                                                      •The stunning sights of Phnom Penh.                                          or drinks.
London Heathrow with Thai Airways to                                       Day 6 - Siem Reap: fly to Siem Reap.
Bangkok.                                                                   Explore the ancient city of Angkor. In the                                 •The outstanding architecture of                                            •Pre- and post-tour accommodation.

Day 2 - Bangkok: on arrival in Bangkok,                                    afternoon, visit Angkor Wat and end the                                     ancient Angkor.                                                            •Personal expenses and gratuities.
transfer to your hotel, the Century Park                                   day watching the sunset at the                                             YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES                                                    •Cambodia visa (please refer to page
(standard and deluxe; page 62) for three                                   mountain temple of Phnom Bakheng.                                                                                                                       69).
                                                                                                                                                      •International flights and internal
nights. The rest of your day is at leisure                                 Two nights at the Prince D'Angkor Hotel
                                                                                                                                                       flights as specified.                                                      •Optional pre-bookable excursions in
to explore this fascinating city.                                          & Spa (standard; page 56) or the Grand
                                                                                                                                                      •6 nights accommodation as                                                   Bangkok:
                                                                           Hotel d'Angkor (deluxe; page 56). (B)
Day 3 - Bangkok: the first of two full                                                                                                                 detailed.                                                                  •Half-day Grand Palace tour from
days at leisure to discover the delights of                                Day 7 - Siem Reap: spend your day
                                                                                                                                                      •Meals as specified (B = breakfast, L                                        £20 per person
Bangkok. You may choose to visit the                                       exploring 11th century temples, viewing
                                                                           the Bantey Kdei with its rarely seen                                        = lunch, D = dinner).                                                      •FToS10.
dazzling Grand Palace, the National
Museum or colourful China Town.                                            sculpted female deities on your return.                                    •Excursions and entry fees as                                               •Half-day floating market tour from
                                                                           (B)                                                                         detailed.                                                                   £19 per person
Day 4 - Bangkok: your second day at
leisure to explore further highlights of                                   Day 8 - Siem Reap/UK: join your flight to                                  •Services of an English speaking                                            •FToS52.
Bangkok such as the Temple of Wat Arun,                                    Bangkok with Bangkok Airways and                                            guide from arrival in Cambodia.
one of the city’s most renowned                                            onwards to London Heathrow with Thai
temples. Alternatively, travel outside of                                  Airways.
the city to the colourful floating market                                  Alternatively you can choose to extend
of Damnoen Saduak.                                                         your stay and visit one of Thailand's
Day 5 - Bangkok/Phnom Penh: fly to                                         fabulous beach resorts (see page 25). (B)
Phnom Penh. Enjoy some of the capital's                                    A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement
key attractions, including the National                                    applies - please see price panel for
Museum, the Silver Pagoda, Wat Phnom                                       details.
and the Royal Palace. Overnight at the                                     Reference code FT2TTL (standard);
                                                                           FT2TTM (deluxe)


                                                                           Upgrade to Royal Silk Class from £660 one-way - see page 66
 Cambodia Heritage                                                                        2009                                                                                             2010                                                      Supplements (per person per night)
 Various Code: FT2TTL/M                           01 Jul-        10 Jul-        16 Aug-          28 Oct-      10 Dec-        25 Dec-        01 Jan-        10 Jan-         01 Apr-        06 Apr-        01 Jul-        10 Jul-        16 Aug-       Gala Dinner-24 Dec from £70
                                                  09 Jul         15 Aug          27 Oct          09 Dec       24 Dec         31 Dec         09 Jan         31 Mar          05 Apr         30 Jun         09 Jul         15 Aug          31 Oct       Gala Dinner-31 Dec from £100

 Standard                       6 nights          1259           1429           1259             1409          1559           1399           1399           1379           1399           1379           1399            1559           1399
 Deluxe                         6 nights          1409           1569           1409             1609          1759           1589           1589           1579           1589           1579           1589            1759           1589
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, flights, transfers and accommodation as specified. Please note: Packages are based on hotels and durations as specified, however these can be tailor
made to suit your needs. Please call for details. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. Prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce
supplements. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                               52a




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                                                                                                                                                   CAMB ODIA & B EYON D
                                                                                                                                                   If a visit to ancient Angkor is the focus of your
                                                                                                                                                   holiday, a stay in Siem Reap is a must - and it
                                                                                                                                                   combines perfectly with several other equally
                                                                                                                                                   fascinating destinations in the region.




SI EM R EAP, PH NOM                                                      BANGKOK, SI EM
PEN H & CAMB ODIA                                                        R EAP & PH NOM
B EAC H                                                                  PEN H
 11 DAYS FROM £1529                                                           10 DAYS FROM £1199

 SIEM REAP 3 NIGHTS | PHNOM PENH 2                                        BANGKOK 3 NIGHTS | SIEM REAP 3
 NIGHTS | SIHANOUKVILLE 4 NIGHTS                                          NIGHTS | PHNOM PENH 2 NIGHTS
Day 1-3 - UK/Phnom Penh: depart from                                     Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: depart London
London Heathrow on your overnight                                        Heathrow on your overnight Thai
flight to Bangkok with Thai Airways                                      Airways flight to Bangkok.
connecting on to your Bangkok Airways                                    Days 2-4 - Bangkok: transfer to the
flight to Siem Reap. On arrival transfer to                              Century Park for a three-night stay.
the Prince D'Angkor Hotel & Spa for
three nights.
                                                                         Days 5-7 - Siem Reap: fly with Bangkok                                    SI EM R EAP, PH NOM PEN H & THAI B EAC H
                                                                         Airways to Siem Reap. Transfer to the
Days 4-6 - Phnom Penh: fly to Phnom                                      Prince D'Angkor Hotel & Spa for three                                         11 DAYS FROM £1329
Penh with Bangkok Airways and transfer                                   nights.
to the Cambodiana for a two-night stay.                                                                                                                SIEM REAP 3 NIGHTS | PHNOM PENH 2 NIGHTS | HUA HIN 4 NIGHTS
                                                                         Days 8-9 - Phnom Penh: join your
Days 7-10 - Sihanoukville: join your                                                                                                               Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: depart from London                                              Thai Airways, transfer by road to Hua Hin
                                                                         Bangkok Airways flight to Phnom Penh
morning transfer by road to                                                                                                                        Heathrow on your overnight Thai                                                     for a four-night stay at the Hua Hin
                                                                         and transfer to the Cambodiana for a
Sihanoukville from Phnom Penh, taking                                                                                                              Airways flight to Bangkok.                                                          Marriott.
                                                                         two-night stay.
three and a half hours approximately, on                                                                                                           Days 2-4 - Siem Reap: join your Bangkok                                             Day 11 - Hua Hin/UK: transfer by road
                                                                         Day 10 - Phnom Penh/UK: fly with Thai
arrival check-in at the Sokha Beach                                                                                                                Airways flight to Siem Reap and transfer                                            back to Bangkok for your flight to
                                                                         Airways to London Heathrow via
Resort for a four-night stay.                                                                                                                      to the Prince D'Angkor Hotel & Spa for                                              London Heathrow with Thai Airways.
                                                                         Bangkok.
Day 11 - Sihanoukville/UK: transfer by                                                                                                             three nights.
road back to Phnom Penh to join your                                                                                                               Days 5-6 - Phnom Penh: fly with Bangkok
Thai Airways flight to London Heathrow                                                                                                             Airways to Phnom Penh and transfer to
via Bangkok.                                                                                                                                       the Cambodiana for a two-night stay.
                                                                                                                                                   Days 7-10 - Hua Hin: fly to Bangkok with




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 Siem Reap, Phnom Penh                                  2009                                                                         2010
 & Sihanoukville       01 Jul- 10 Jul- 16 Aug- 22 Sep- 27 Sep- 26 Oct- 01 Nov- 10 Dec- 25 Dec- 01 Jan- 10 Jan- 23 Mar- 30 Mar- 06 Apr- 01 Jul- 10 Jul- 16 Aug- 22 Sep- 28 Sep-
 Various Code: FA3TT2                           09 Jul    15 Aug     21 Sep      26 Sep   25 Oct   31 Oct      09 Dec     24 Dec    31 Dec   09 Jan     22 Mar     29 Mar     05 Apr       30 Jun    09 Jul       15 Aug      21 Sep     27 Sep    31 Oct
 Standard                       9 nights        1529      1699       1529        1559       1599   1689         1759      1959      1799     1729       1719       1729       1699         1689      1699         1859        1699       1749      1779

 Bangkok, Siem Reap &                                                                      2009                                                                                                 2010
 Phnom Penh                                     01 Jul-    10 Jul-     16 Aug-      23 Sep- 25 Oct-      01 Nov-        10 Dec-    25 Dec-   01 Jan-     10 Jan-    28 Mar-      01 Apr-       06 Apr-        01 Jul-      10 Jul-     16 Aug-    23 Sep-
 Various Code: FT3TTG                           09 Jul     15 Aug      22 Sep        24 Oct    31 Oct    09 Dec         24 Dec     31 Dec    09 Jan      27 Mar     31 Mar       05 Apr        30 Jun         09 Jul       15 Aug      22 Sep      31 Oct
 Standard                       8 nights        1199        1369        1199         1239      1309         1309        1469       1309      1309        1299        1259        1269          1259           1269         1429         1269      1309

 Siem Reap, Phnom Penh                                                                     2009                                                                                                2010
 & Hua Hin             01 Jul-                             10 Jul-     16 Aug-      26 Sep- 23 Oct-         28 Oct-     10 Dec-    25 Dec-   01 Jan-     10 Jan-    30 Mar-      10 Apr-       01 Jul-        10 Jul-      16 Aug-     26 Sep-    23 Oct-
 Various Code: FA3TT1                           09 Jul     15 Aug      25 Sep        22 Oct    27 Oct       09 Dec      24 Dec     31 Dec    09 Jan      29 Mar      09 Apr      30 Jun        09 Jul         15 Aug       25 Sep       22 Oct    31 Oct
 Standard                       9 nights        1329        1499        1329         1369      1509         1549        1859       1699      1699        1539        1509        1389          1399           1569         1399         1439      1549
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, flights, transfers and accommodation as specified. Please note: Packages are based on hotels and durations as specified, however these can be tailor
made to suit your needs. Please call for details. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. Prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce
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ANC I ENT ANGKOR,
CAMB ODIA EXPER I ENC ES
A trip to the inspiring Temples of Angkor and a
refreshing cruise on Tonle Sap Lake will really help
you make the most of your stay in Siem Reap.




                                                                                        ANGKOR TEMPLES TWO-DAY TOU R
                                                                                        PRICES FROM £90
                                                                                        Leaving Siem Reap in the morning, break     Angkor Wat. Sights include the walled
                                                                                        your journey to the Temples of Angkor       city of Angkor Thom, the jungle-
                                                                                        with a cruise on Tonle Sap Lake where       shrouded Ta Prohm temple and the
                                                                                        you'll pass through a floating fishing      intricately-carved Banteay Srei. This tour
                                                                                        village with its houses, school and         does not include accommodation and
                                                                                        hospital. Continue the drive to the         can be added to a stay at any of the
                                                                                        Angkor complex in the afternoon, ready      hotels we feature in Siem Reap.
                                                                                        to take in the views of the sun setting     Duration: two full days.
                                                                                        over Angkor Wat. Spend the second day
                                                                                                                                    Departures: daily from Siem Reap.
                                                                                        of your trip exploring the temples,
                                                                                        starting with a sunrise breakfast outside   Code: FA0E11




KOH KER & B ENG                             AN LONG VENG                                ANGKOR TEMPLES                              TON LE SAP LAKE
MEALEA TEMPLES                              EXPLOR ER                                   ON E-DAY TOU R                              PRICES FROM £30 PER PERSON
PRICES FROM £86                             PRICES FROM £85                             PRICES FROM £41 PER PERSON                  Cruising on Tonle Sap Lake just outside
This morning, we drive 120km northeast      In the morning, we drive to the former      Discover the wonders of the huge            Siem Reap, you'll find out about life in
of the Angkor complex to discover the       stronghold of the Khmer Rouge to visit      Angkor complex, with a tour of the          the floating villages as you pass their
capital of King Jayavarman IV at Koh Ker    the house of military leader Ta Mok, as     highlights. Sights include Angkor Thom      houses, schools, restaurant and hospital.
temple. A picnic lunch will be arranged     well as the site of Pol Pot's cremation     (the last capital of the Angkor             Leaving the shoreline, continue through
on site. We stop at Beng Mealea, a          near the Thai border. A picnic lunch will   kingdoms), the Terrace of Elephants (one    mangroves and onto the open waters of
unique 11th century temple, almost          be arranged on site before we make our      of the last remaining sites of the Royal    this vast lake, which covers about a fifth
rivaling Angkor Wat in terms of its size.   way back to Siem Reap.                      City) and Angkor Wat, the most famous       of the country.
The artwork and friezes are different in    Duration: full-day including Lunch          of the temples.                             Duration: half-day.
style and tone from the sculptures at                                                   Duration: full-day.                         Departures: daily from Siem Reap.
                                            Departures: daily from Siem Reap
Angkor. Much of the temple is enveloped
                                            Code: FV0R05                                Departures: daily from Siem Reap.           Code: FA0E10
by jungle, adding to the sense of
discovery and mystery.                                                                  Code: FA0S02

Duration: full-day including Lunch
Departures: daily from Siem Reap
Code: FV0R04




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                                                                                         PH NOM PEN H
                                                                                         EXPER I ENC ES
                                                                                         Set out from Phnom Penh to explore more of
                                                                                         Cambodia’s countryside and history, and take a
                                                                                         guided look around the city itself on a pre-
                                                                                         bookable excursion.




SU NSET MEKONG C R U ISE
PRICES FROM £22 PER PERSON
As the sun sets over Phnom Penhs sights,     the bars and restaurants of Sisowath
enjoy the changing view from the             Quay come to life.
Mekong River. Watch the comings and          Duration: one hour.
goings on the city's popular riverfront as
                                             Departures: daily from Phnom Penh.
the local people gather each evening to
socialise outside the Royal Palace, and      Code: FA0S04




OU DONG                                      TON LE BATI, N EANG                         KI LLI NG FI ELDS                            PH NOM PEN H C ITY
MOU N TA I N                                 KHMAU TEMPLE                                PRICES FROM £27 PER PERSON
                                                                                                                                      TOU R
PRICES FROM £45                              AN D C H ISO                                An opportunity to gain an insight into       PRICES FROM £35 PER PERSON
We drive about an hour north of Phnom        MOU NTA I N                                 Cambodia's more recent history, this tour    Take a tour of Phnom Penh and nearby
Penh along National Route No. 5 to the                                                   includes sobering visits to the Tuol Sleng   places of interest, starting with the
hills of the abandoned royal city of         PRICES FROM £59                             Genocide Museum (once the Khmer              National Museum, the Silver Pagoda, the
Oudong which is just off the route to the    Today we drive along National Route No.     Rouges S-21 prison camp) and the             Royal Palace, Wat Phnom and the Central
left handside. There we view temples,        3 through the countryside to Chiso          notorious Khmer Rouge Killing Fields         Market in the morning. In the afternoon,
stupas and other structures while            Mountain, to explore an 11th century        with their memorial stupa dedicated to       continue to the Tuol Sleng Genocide
enjoying an excellent countryside view       Khmer Brahmanic temple on top of the        those who lost their lives.                  Museum and the notorious Khmer
along the walk up the hill.                  mountain. On the way back, stop to visit    Duration: half-day.                          Rouge Killing Fields.
                                             Neang Khmau Temple before proceeding
Duration: half-day                                                                       Departures: daily from Phnom Penh.           Duration: full-day.
                                             to Tonle Bati stopping en route at a silk
Departures: daily from Phnom Penh            weaving village. Enjoy a picnic lunch,      Code: FA0S05                                 Departures: daily from Phnom Penh.
Code: FV0R06                                 then visit Ta Prohm and Yeay Poeu                                                        Code: FA0S06
                                             Temples before returning to Phnom
                                             Penh.
                                             Duration: full-day including lunch
                                             Departures: daily from Phnom Penh
                                             Code: FV0R07

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Landmark room

                                                                                                                                                  VICTOR IA    AAAA GRAN D HOTEL AAAAA
                                                                                                                                                  ANGKOR R ESORT    D'ANGKOR
                                                                                                                                                  & SPA             Siem Reap
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SPECIAL FOR... UNADULTERATED
                                                                                                                                                  Siem Reap
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     SOPHISTICATION
                                                                                                                                                  SPECIAL FOR... ITS WONDERFUL SETTING
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     One of Asia's classic colonial hotels, the
                                                                                                                                                  With colonial architecture of the 1930s,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Grand Hotel d'Angkor remains elegant
                                                                                                                                                  designed to be in total harmony with its
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and luxurious after more than seventy-
                                                                                                                                                  natural surroundings, the Victoria is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     five years. The hotel offers fabulous food
                                                                                                                                                  elegant and refined with a good range
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and drink and excellent spa facilities.
                                                                                                                                                  of facilities in an ideal location for
                                                                                                                                                  sightseeing.                                                                       LOCATION Opposite the Royal Gardens,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the famous Angkor temples are just 8km
                                                                                                                                                  LOCATION Overlooking the Royal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     away.
                                                                                                                                                  Gardens in Siem Reap, just 10 minutes
PR I N C E D'ANGKOR HOTEL & SPA                                                                                                     AAA           from the Temples of Angkor.                                                        FEATURES Restaurant; café; two snack
Siem Reap                                                                                                                                                                                                                            bars; three cocktail bars; swimming pool;
                                                                                                                                                  FEATURES Three restaurants; bar;
SPECIAL FOR... UNCOMPROMISING SERVICE                                                                                                                                                                                                spa; gym; sauna; steam rooms; whirlpool;
                                                                                                                                                  outdoor swimming pool; children's pool;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     two tennis courts.
A hotel providing exceptional standards                                pool with separate children's pool; pool                                   outdoor whirlpool; spa; table tennis;
and traditional Cambodian hospitality,                                 bar serving drinks and snacks; fitness                                     library; boutique.                                                                 ACCOMMODATION 131 beautifully
the Prince D'Angkor is a perfect choice                                centre; 24hr concierge and room service;                                                                                                                      appointed rooms and suites. State rooms
                                                                                                                                                  ACCOMMODATION 120 rooms and 10
for those wishing to relax and be                                      internet facilities.                                                                                                                                          with twin or double bed (sleeping up to
                                                                                                                                                  suites. Superior and Deluxe rooms
pampered whilst making an ideal base                                                                                                                                                                                                 2 adults) have individually-controlled air-
                                                                       ACCOMMODATION 222 rooms and suites.                                        (sleeping up to 3 adults) with twin or
for exploring the Angkor temples.                                                                                                                                                                                                    conditioning, telephone, satellite
                                                                       Superior rooms, with twin or king-size                                     double beds have air-conditioning,
Daytime can be spent refreshing the                                                                                                                                                                                                  television and hairdryer, located in the
                                                                       bed (sleeping up to 3 adults) have                                         telephone, satellite television and
senses at the calming spa, then conclude                                                                                                                                                                                             new wing of the hotel with views of the
                                                                       satellite television and are located in the                                tea/coffee making facilities. Superior
your evening with a sumptuous dining                                                                                                                                                                                                 pool or gardens. Landmark Rooms
                                                                       front building, offering views of the city.                                rooms are on the ground floor with
experience at the hotel's Emerald Grill                                                                                                                                                                                              (sleeping up to 3 adults) in the original
                                                                       Deluxe rooms with air-conditioning are                                     views of the garden. Deluxe rooms are
restaurant.                                                                                                                                                                                                                          building feature four-poster bed with
                                                                       similar, located in the main building,                                     on upper floors with balconies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     views of the pool or gardens.
LOCATION In the heart of Siem Reap’s                                   with a DVD player and private balcony                                      overlooking the pool.
historical, cultural and shopping districts                            with views of the pool or gardens.                                                                                                                            TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
                                                                                                                                                  TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
and Angkor Wat is only a 10-minute drive                                                                                                                                                                                             Siem Reap Airport. Transfer time: 15
                                                                       TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from                                     Siem Reap Airport. Transfer time: 15
away.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                minutes approximately.
                                                                       Siem Reap Airport. Transfer time:                                          minutes approximately.
FEATURES Two restaurants serving local                                 15minutes approximately.                                                                                                                                      A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement
                                                                                                                                                  A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement
and international cuisine; piano                                                                                                                                                                                                     applies - please see price panel for
                                                                       A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement                                        applies - please see price panel for
lounge/bar; spa with beauty treatments,                                                                                                                                                                                              details.
                                                                       applies - please see price panel for                                       details.
sauna, steam room; indoor and outdoor                                  details.
whirlpools; outdoor saltwater swimming


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 Prince D’Angkor Hotel &                                                              2009                                                                                                          2010                                                 Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Spa                                           01 Jul-      10 Jul-     16 Aug-      29 Sep-      01 Nov-       10 Dec-       25 Dec-       01 Jan-          10 Jan-        01 Apr-       06 Apr-          01 Jul-      10 Jul-     16 Aug-    29 Sep-   Deluxe from £5
 Room & Breakfast Code: FASH07                 09 Jul       15 Aug      28 Sep        31 Oct      09 Dec        24 Dec        31 Dec        09 Jan           31 Mar         05 Apr        30 Jun           09 Jul       15 Aug      28 Sep      31 Oct   Supplements (per person per night)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Gala Dinner-24 & 31 Dec from £30
 Superior                      3 nights        1029         1229         1029         1059         1079         1279           1079            1079          1059           1049          1029             1049         1199        1049       1079
                              Extra Night       19           19           19           29           36           36             36              36            36             26            26               26           26          26         36

 Victoria Angkor Resort &                                                          2009                                                                                                       2010                                                       Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Spa                      01 Jul-                          10 Jul-    16 Aug-     29 Sep-      01 Nov-      10 Dec-       25 Dec-     01 Jan-     10 Jan-         01 Apr-       06 Apr-      01 May-          01 Jul-     10 Jul-    16 Aug-   29 Sep-   Deluxe from £7
 Room & Breakfast Code: FASH04                 09 Jul      15 Aug     28 Sep       31 Oct      09 Dec       24 Dec        31 Dec      09 Jan      31 Mar          05 Apr        30 Apr        30 Jun          09 Jul      15 Aug     28 Sep     31 Oct   Supplements (per person per night)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Gala Dinner-24 Dec from £71
 Superior                      3 nights        1089        1289        1089        1139        1169         1369          1169          1169          1149        1169          1149          1099            1119        1279       1119       1169     Gala Dinner-31 Dec from £95
                              Extra Night       39          39          39          54          67           67            67            67            67          67            67            50              50          50         50         67

 Raffles Grand Hotel                                                                  2009                                                                                                          2010                                                 Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 D’Angkor                                      01 Jul-      10 Jul-     16 Aug-      29 Sep-      01 Nov-       10 Dec-       25 Dec-       01 Jan-          10 Jan-        01 Apr-       06 Apr-          01 Jul-      10 Jul-     16 Aug-    29 Sep-   Landmark from £14
 Room & Breakfast Code: FASH01                 09 Jul       15 Aug      28 Sep        31 Oct      09 Dec        24 Dec        31 Dec        09 Jan           31 Mar         05 Apr        30 Jun           09 Jul       15 Aug      28 Sep      31 Oct
 Stateroom                     3 nights        1199         1409         1199         1279         1349         1549           1349            1349          1329           1289          1259             1289         1439        1289       1389
                              Extra Night       77           77           77           101          125         125            125              125          125            105            105             105          105          105       137
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, based on two adults sharing a twin room and flying with Thai Airways from London Heathrow to Bangkok and onwards to Siem Reap with Bangkok Airways.
Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. All prices are based on the departure date from the UK, except extra nights and hotel supplements which are based on the date of occupancy.
Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01 Apr-10 Apr 2010 up to £100. Weekend flight supplements: from £10 return for Fri-Sat departures. Single supplements: are available on request, please call for details. For full details on prices and what the price includes and
excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                                                                                                                                                          56a




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                                                                                                                                                           CAMB ODIANA                                                         AAA             RA FFLES LE                                    AAAAA
                                                                                                                                                           Phnom Penh                                                                          ROYAL
                                                                                                                                                           SPECIAL FOR... EXCELLENT RIVER AND
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Phnom Penh
                                                                                                                                                           CITY VIEWS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               SPECIAL FOR... IMPECCABLE SERVICE
                                                                                                                                                           The Cambodiana enjoys an enviable
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Raffles Le Royal offers an appealing
                                                                                                                                                           location directly beside the Mekong
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               combination of modern, world-class
                                                                                                                                                           River and close to exciting city
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               facilities with classic old-world charm,
                                                                                                                                                           attractions like the Royal Palace and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               making it one of Phnom Penh’s premier
                                                                                                                                                           National Museum. Comfortable rooms
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               hotels. The grand interior enhances its
                                                                                                                                                           and warm, hospitable service make this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               colonial feel and the large pool is set in
                                                                                                                                                           hotel a prime choice for exploring all
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               the middle of a pretty, shaded courtyard,
                                                                                                                                                           Phnom Penh has to offer.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               providing the ideal sanctuary for rest
                                             Superior room                                                                                                 LOCATION Located right on the banks of                                              and relaxation.
                                                                                                                                                           the Mekong River, opposite the Hun Sen
SOKHA B EAC H R ESORT & SPA                                                                                                          AAAA                                                                                                      LOCATION Situated in the heart of
                                                                                                                                                           Park.
Sihanoukville                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Phnom Penh, close to the Royal Palace,
                                                                                                                                                           FEATURES Two restaurants; poolside                                                  the Central Market and the National
SPECIAL FOR... RELAXATION IN AN IDYLLIC LOCATION
                                                                                                                                                           snack bar; lobby bar; swimming pool;                                                Museum.
With the emphasis on relaxation, the                                    ACCOMMODATION 166 rooms and suites.                                                two tennis courts; spa; fitness centre;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               FEATURES Two restaurants; two bars;
Sokha Beach Resort & Spa boasts its                                     Superior rooms (sleeping up to 3 adults)                                           beauty salon.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               poolside terrace bar; deli; two swimming
own white sand beach lapped by warm                                     have individually-controlled air
                                                                                                                                                           ACCOMMODATION 328 rooms and suites                                                  pools; whirlpool; spa; gym; sauna; steam
waters and its own spa with a range of                                  conditioning, satellite television, in-room
                                                                                                                                                           with twin or king-size beds. Superior                                               baths; massage rooms; gift shops; 24hr
pampering services. The pristine beach is                               safe, mini-bar, hairdryer, tea/coffee-
                                                                                                                                                           rooms (sleeping up to 3 adults) have                                                room service.
perfect for unwinding, yet those wishing                                making facilities; telephone and a
                                                                                                                                                           individually-controlled air conditioning,
to explore the offshore islands and                                     balcony overlooking the gardens. Deluxe                                                                                                                                ACCOMMODATION 170 rooms and suites.
                                                                                                                                                           telephone, television and hairdryer.
further afield will find this hotel makes                               rooms with similar facilities have a                                                                                                                                   State Rooms with twin or king-size bed
                                                                                                                                                           Deluxe rooms with similar facilities are
a comfortable base.                                                     balcony with an ocean view.                                                                                                                                            (sleeping up to 2 adults) have air
                                                                                                                                                           situated on the 3rd and 4th floors.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               conditioning, telephone, satellite
LOCATION On a private, unspoilt 1.5km                                   TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
                                                                                                                                                           TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from                                              television with in-house movie channels,
stretch of beach. Just a 5-minute drive                                 Phnom Penh Airport or hotels. Transfer
                                                                                                                                                           Phnom Penh Airport. Transfer time: 35                                               hairdryer, located in the new wing.
from the resort centre of Sihanoukville.                                time: 3 hours and 30 minutes
                                                                                                                                                           minutes approximately.                                                              Landmark rooms with similar facilities
FEATURES Two restaurants; wine bar;                                     approximately.
                                                                                                                                                           A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement                                                 are located in the historical main
cocktail bar; pool bar serving drinks and                               A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement                                                                                                                                    building.
                                                                                                                                                           applies - please see price panel for
snacks; lounge with live music in the                                   applies - please see price panel for
                                                                                                                                                           details.                                                                            TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
evenings; swimming pool; spa; gym;                                      details.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Phnom Penh airport. Transfer time: 20
tennis court; watersports; bicycle hire;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               minutes approximately.
children’s playground; children’s club;
babysitting service; boutique; 24hr room
service.


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 Sokha Beach Resort &                                                                                     2009                                                                                                           2010                                      Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Spa                                           01 Jul-     10 Jul-        16 Aug-       27 Sep-          01 Nov-       10 Dec-       16 Dec-         20 Dec-         25 Dec-        01 Jan-       06 Jan-        29 Mar-      10 Jul-         16 Aug-    27 Sep-   Deluxe from £7
 Room & Breakfast Code: FASH10                 09 Jul      15 Aug         26 Sep         31 Oct          09 Dec        15 Dec        19 Dec          24 Dec          31 Dec         05 Jan        28 Mar          09 Jul      15 Aug          26 Sep      31 Oct   Supplements (per person per night)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Gala Dinner-24 Dec from £49
 Superior                     5 nights         1219        1399           1219           1249             1389         1559          1599            1609            1429           1429          1349            1359             1539        1359       1409     Gala Dinner-31 Dec from £79
                             Extra Night        39          39             39             46               57           57            57              67              67             67            49              53               53          53         63

 Cambodiana                                                                                    2009                                                                                                            2010                                                Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Room & Breakfast Code: FASH09                 01 Jul-       10 Jul-        16 Aug-           29 Sep-        01 Nov-       10 Dec-        25 Dec-           01 Jan-            01 Apr-        06 Apr-          01 Jul-         10 Jul-       16 Aug-     29 Sep-   Deluxe from £11
                                               09 Jul        15 Aug         28 Sep             31 Oct        09 Dec        24 Dec         31 Dec            31 Mar             05 Apr         30 Jun           09 Jul          15 Aug        28 Sep       31 Oct   Supplements (per person per night)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Gala Dinner-31 Dec from £68
 Superior                     3 nights          889          1069            889               909             939          1109               939             939              929            919              929            1099           929         939
                             Extra Night        27            27             27                33              41            41                 41              42               37            37               37              37            37           42

 Raffles Le Royal                                                                                        2009                                                                                                            2010                                      Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Room & Breakfast Code: FASH06                  01 Jul-         10 Jul-             16 Aug-             29 Sep-         01 Nov-          10 Dec-               25 Dec-            01 Jan-            01 Apr-             10 Jul-          16 Aug-       29 Sep-    Landmark from £20
                                                09 Jul          15 Aug              28 Sep               31 Oct         09 Dec           24 Dec                31 Dec             31 Mar              09 Jul             15 Aug           28 Sep         31 Oct
 State Room                   3 nights           989             1169                989                1029             1089             1259                 1109                1089              1059                1239             1059          1109
                             Extra Night         61               61                 61                  73               91               91                   91                  91                83                  83               83           100
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, based on two adults sharing a twin room and flying with Thai Airways from London Heathrow to Bangkok and onwards to Phnom Penh. Important note: the
prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. All prices are based on the departure date from the UK, except extra nights and hotel supplements which are based on the date of occupancy. Seasonal flight
supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. Weekend flight supplements: from £10 return for Fri-Sat departures. Hotel supplements per room per night apply: Raffles Le Royal: 29-31 Dec 09 £26 & 01-02 Jan 10 £26. Single supplements: are available on request, please
call for details. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                                                                          57a




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LAOS
           |   MAKING THE MOST OF LAOS




                  Laos
Tradition, unspoilt picturesque vistas and a
relaxed way of life are the major characteristics of
one of the remaining bastions of old Indochina.

MA KI NG TH E MOST OF LAOS
This emerging tourist destination offers a unique insight into a
world of tradition that is rapidly disappearing in the world’s more
developed countries. Visit the unblemished beauty of the
landscapes and marvel at the plethora of temples and iconic
architecture.
Laos’ capital Vientiane sits on the banks    PRE-BOOKABLE EXCURSIONS
of the Mekong River and boasts a blend
of colonial buildings and agriculture. The   LUANG PRABANG CITY TOUR                                                       North
Mekong runs the length of the country,       A full-day tour of the city’s sights,                                        Vietnam                               Halong Bay
                                                                                                                                           Hanoi
providing a plentiful fresh water supply     including a visit to Ban Phanom                                                                                        GULF
                                                                                                                                   Ninh Binh                   O F TO N K I N
and, at times, a border with Vietnam. The    weaving village, the National
capital still retains some of the founding   Museum in the Royal Palace, Wat
French influence and an intriguing mix       Xieng Thong with its rare reclining                               Luang
                                             Buddha, Wat Sen, Wat Visun and                                   Prabang              V I E TN A M
of traditional far eastern aromas mix
with the smell of ground coffee and          sunset views from the top of Mount
                                                                                                                                                                                 SO
freshly baked bread. Laotian cuisine         Phou Si.                                                   Vientiane                                                               CHIN
bears many similarities to Thai and the      Departures: daily from Luang
capital has plenty of fine and diverse       Prabang                                                                                       LAOS
eateries.                                    Price: from £63 per person – FTVS01
The Ancient Royal City of Luang Prabang
                                             KUANG SI WATERFALLS
is an impressive World Heritage Site                                                                    TH A I L A N D
                                             This half-day excursion from Luang
framed by towering mountains. Mount
                                             Prabang gives you the chance to see
Phousi towers in the centre of this city,
                                             the beautiful Kuang Si Falls. Stop at
where it is like taking a step back in
                                             Ban Phanom village, renowned for its                                                         Angkor
time. Its status as a heritage site has
                                             hand weaving. Return to Luang                                                           Siem Reap
ensured that new developments have                                                                                                            To n l e
                                                                                                                                                               on
                                                                                                                                                                    g
                                             Prabang.                                                                                       S a p L a ke




                                                                                                                                                           k
                                                                                                                                                           e
not tarnished the magical feel of this                                                                                       CA M B O D I A          M


quintessential Laotian town.                 Departures: daily from Luang                                                                                                South
                                             Prabang                                                                               Phnom Penh                           Vietnam
Religion, mainly Buddhism, plays a
central role in Laotian life and this is     Price: from £65 per person – FTVS02                                                                                    Ho Chi Minh
                                                                                                                                                                        City
evident with the vast number of temples      PAK OU CAVES                                                                                                               Mekong
that are scattered throughout the land.                                                                      G U L F O F TH A I L A N D                                  Delta
                                             Enjoy a full day out of the city on this
Take time to visit a range of these          boat trip along the Mekong River to
impressive religious monuments to fully      local villages, Wat Longkhoun,
appreciate how significant religious         Sackarine Caves and Pak Ou Caves
beliefs are in Laos; its impact is also      before lunch at a local restaurant.
evident in the country’s Thai-influenced     Returning to Luang Prabang by road,
art, music and drama.                        visit typical Lao villages en route.
Please see holiday information section       Departures: daily from Luang
for important information on health          Prabang
precautions, travel advice, passport and
                                             Price: from £153 per person – FTVS03
visa requirements.
                                             VIENTIANE CITY TOUR
                                             A full day tour visiting the oldest
                                             temple in Laos, Wat Sisaket, the
                                             National Museum, and travelling
                                             outside the city to a traditional
                                             weaving village.
                                             Departures: daily from Vientiane
                                             Price: from £153 per person – FTVS04



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                                                                                                                                                                                                                   IMAGES OF LAOS TOUR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        |    LAOS




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •The vibrant city of Bangkok.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •Vientiane, on the banks of the River
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mekong.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •The World Heritage Site of Luang
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Prabang.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •International flights and internal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   flights as specified.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •6 nights accommodation as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   detailed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •Meals as specified (B = breakfast, L
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   = lunch, D = dinner).
IMAGES OF LAOS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •Excursions and entry fees as
                                                                                                                                                   After exploring the Pak Ou Caves, take                                          detailed.
 8-DAY LOCALLY ESCORTED PRIVATE TOUR FROM £1389
                                                                                                                                                   lunch at a local restaurant and then
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •Transport in an air-conditioned
 BANGKOK 3 NIGHTS | VIENTIANE 1 NIGHT | LUANG PRABANG 2 NIGHTS                                                                                     head back to Luang Prabang by road,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   vehicle.
Departures: daily.                                                         Day 5 - Vientiane: transfer to the airport                              stopping at the nearby village. (B) (L)
                                                                           for your flight to Vientiane in Laos. Enjoy                                                                                                            •Services of an English speaking
Day 1 - UK/Bangkok: fly overnight from                                                                                                             Day 8 - Luang Prabang/UK: participate in
                                                                           a city tour in the afternoon including                                                                                                                  guide from Laos.
London Heathrow with Thai Airways to                                                                                                               the early morning daily ritual of saffron-
Bangkok.                                                                   Wat Simuang, Vientiane's most sacred                                    clad monks accepting offerings from the                                        YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT
                                                                           site. The day ends watching the sunset                                  local people. Transfer to the airport for                                      INCLUDE
Day 2 - Bangkok: on arrival, transfer to
                                                                           on the banks of the Mekong River.                                       your flight with Bangkok Airways to                                            •International departure taxes.
the Century Park (standard and deluxe;
                                                                           Overnight at the Lao Plaza (standard;                                   Bangkok, then onwards to London
page 62) for three nights. The rest of the                                                                                                                                                                                        •Meals (other than those specified)
                                                                           page 61) or the Settha Palace (deluxe;                                  Heathrow with Thai Airways. (B)
afternoon is at leisure.                                                                                                                                                                                                           and drinks.
                                                                           page 61).
                                                                                                                                                   A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement
Day 3 - Bangkok: the first of two full                                                                                                                                                                                            •Pre- and post-tour accommodation.
                                                                           Day 6 - Luang Prabang: join your                                        applies - please see price panel for
days at leisure to discover the delights of                                                                                                                                                                                       •Personal expenses and gratuities.
                                                                           morning flight to Luang Prabang. Take a                                 details.
Bangkok. You may choose to visit the
                                                                           city tour which includes the Former                                                                                                                    •Laos visa (Please refer to page XX).
dazzling Grand Palace, the National                                                                                                                Reference code FT2TTN (standard);
                                                                           Royal Palace, now the National Museum.
Museum or colourful China Town.                                                                                                                    FT2TTO (deluxe)                                                                •Optional pre-bookable excursions in
                                                                           In the afternoon, visit the stunning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bangkok.
Day 4 - Bangkok: your second day at                                        Kuang Si Falls. Overnight at the Maison
leisure to explore further highlights of                                   Souvanphoum or similar (standard; page                                                                                                                 •Half-day Grand Palace tour from
Bangkok. You may choose to visit the                                       67) or La Residence Phou Vao (deluxe;                                                                                                                   £20 per person
Temple of Wat Arun, one of the city's                                      page 60). (B)                                                                                                                                          •FToS10
best known landmarks. Alternatively,
                                                                           Day 7 - Luang Prabang: a boat trip takes                                                                                                               •Half-day floating market tour from
travel outside of the city to the colourful
                                                                           you on the magnificent Mekong River.                                                                                                                    £19 per person
floating market of Damnoen Saduak.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •FToS52


                                                                           Upgrade to Royal Silk Class from £660 one-way - see page 66
 Images of Laos                                                                           2009                                                                                             2010                                                      Supplements (per person per night)
 Various Code: FT2TTN/O                           01 Jul-        10 Jul-        16 Aug-          28 Oct-      10 Dec-        25 Dec-        01 Jan-        10 Jan-         01 Apr-        06 Apr-        01 Jul-        10 Jul-        16 Aug-       Gala Dinner-24 Dec from £105
                                                  09 Jul         15 Aug          27 Oct          09 Dec       24 Dec         31 Dec         09 Jan         31 Mar          05 Apr         30 Jun         09 Jul         15 Aug          31 Oct       Gala Dinner-31 Dec from £125

 Standard                       6 nights          1389           1559           1389             1579          1719           1559           1559           1539           1559           1539           1559            1719           1559
 Deluxe                         6 nights          1559           1719           1559             1809          1949           1789           1789           1769           1789           1769           1789            1949           1789
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person including current Air Passenger Duty, flights, transfers and accommodation as specified. Please note: Packages are based on hotels and durations as specified, however these can be tailor
made to suit your needs. Please call for details. Important note: the prices above include aircraft insurance, security, fuel and other associated costs known at the time of going to press. Prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce
supplements. Seasonal flight supplements apply: 01-10 Apr 10 up to £100. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                               59a




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LAOS
                 |    LUANG PRANBANG




                                                                                                                                                                                                   Deluxe room

                                                                                                                                                V I L L A SA N TI                                       AAAA               LE R ESI DENC E AAAAA
                                                                                                                                                HOTEL                                                                      PHOU VAO
                                                                                                                                                Luang Prabang                                                              Luang Prabang
                                                                                                                                                SPECIAL FOR... STUNNING HISTORICAL                                         SPECIAL FOR... BREATHTAKING
                                                                                                                                                LOCATION                                                                   MOUNTAIN VIEWS
                                                                                                                                                One of the country’s leading boutique                                      Surrounded by lush mountain scenery
                                                                                                                                                hotels, the Villa Santi is tastefully                                      steeped in Laotian history, Le Residence
                                                                                                                                                decorated in elegant Royal Laotian                                         Phou Vao provides the ultimate setting
                                                                                                                                                themes and prides itself on its warm and                                   for luxury and relaxation. The elegant
                                                                                                                                                hospitable service. The illustrious                                        restaurant and cocktail bar offers an
                                                                                                                                                Princess Restaurant is considered one of                                   ambient backdrop with outdoor dining
                                                                                                                                                the finest in Luang Prabang, serving                                       by the beautiful infinity-edged pool.
                                                                                                                                                authentic Laotian cuisine its covered                                      Spacious rooms enveloped by flourishing
                                                                                                                                                outdoor balcony provides the perfect                                       tropical gardens enhance the tranquil
                                                                                                                                                setting for a romantic meal for two.                                       feel of this stunning resort.
                                                                                                                                                LOCATION In the heart of the World                                         LOCATION Set on Phou Vao Hill, just 2km
                                                                                                                                                Heritage site close to ancient temples                                     from the UNESCO World Heritage site of
                                                                                                                                                and the former Royal Palace, where the                                     Luang Prabang.
                                                                                                                                                Mekong and Nam Khane Rivers meet.                                          FEATURES Restaurant; cocktail bar;
                                                                                                                      Superior room
                                                                                                                                                FEATURES Restaurant serving local and                                      infinity pool; spa with massage and
3 N AGAS BY A L I L A                                                                                                              AAA          international cuisine; garden bar.                                         beauty treatments; library; boutique;
Luang Prabang                                                                                                                                                                                                              cycling; picnics; cooking classes.
                                                                                                                                                ACCOMMODATION 25 rooms and suites
SPECIAL FOR... FASCINATING HISTORY
                                                                                                                                                have twin or double beds. Deluxe rooms                                     ACCOMMODATION 34 rooms and suites.
An elegant hotel comprising of three                                      FEATURES Two restaurants; boutique                                    (sleeping up to 3 adults) have                                             Garden view rooms with twin or king-
stunning century-old UNESCO World                                         gifts/crafts shop; library.                                           individually-controlled air conditioning                                   size beds (sleeping up to 3 adults) have
Heritage buildings, all beautifully                                       ACCOMMODATION 15 beautifully                                          and bathroom with bathrobes and                                            air conditioning, satellite television,
restored to offer complete comfort and                                    appointed rooms and suites. Superior                                  slippers.                                                                  telephone, hairdryer and a private
contemporary style, the 3 Nagas                                           rooms with king-size bed (sleeping up to                              TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from                                     terrace, situated on the ground floor.
provides the ideal retreat for a tranquil                                 3 adults) have air conditioning,                                      Luang Prabang airport. Transfer time: 10                                   Mountain view rooms with similar
break. Two excellent dining options                                       telephone and a large private terrace or                              minutes approximately.                                                     facilities have balconies overlooking the
serving an eclectic blend of local and                                    balcony overlooking the bustling streets                                                                                                         countryside and the old city.
                                                                                                                                                A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement
international cuisine highlight the                                       or the quiet gardens. Larger Junior Suites                                                                                                       TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
                                                                                                                                                applies - please see price panel for
sophistication of this resort, and the                                    with similar facilities have a four poster                                                                                                       Luang Prabang Airport. Transfer time: 10
                                                                                                                                                details.
lush, mountainous surroundings                                            bed and a living area are available on                                                                                                           minutes approximately.
underline its beauty.                                                     request.                                                                                                                                         A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement
LOCATION In the heart of the UNESCO                                       TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from                                                                                                           applies - please see price panel for
World Heritage Site of Luang Prabang.                                     Luang Prabang Airport. Transfer time: 10                                                                                                         details.
                                                                          minutes approximately.



 3 Nagas by Alila                                                                           2009                                                                                             2010                                                 Supplements (per person per night)
 Room & Breakfast Code: FTVH02                           01 Jul-                           01 Oct-                          01 Nov-                        01 Jan-                          01 May-                           01 Oct-             Private transfers per car return from £56
                                                         30 Sep                            31 Oct                           31 Dec                         30 Apr                            30 Sep                           31 Oct
 Superior                    Extra Night                   45                                58                               72                             76                               59                                76

 Villa Santi Hotel                                                            2009                                                                                              2010                                                              Supplements (per person per night)
 Room & Breakfast Code: FTVH01                     01 Jul-                   01 Oct-                    01 Nov-                 01 Jan-              01 Apr-                   13 Apr-                    17 Apr-                 01 Oct-         Gala Dinner-24 & 31 Dec from £38
                                                   30 Sep                    31 Oct                     31 Dec                  31 Mar               12 Apr                    16 Apr                     30 Sep                  31 Oct          Private transfers per car return from £56

 Deluxe                      Extra Night              29                       33                           41                     43                   38                       47                          38                      43

 Le Residence Phou Vao                                                                     2009                                                                                             2010                                                  Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mountain View from £18
 Room & Breakfast Code: FTVH03                 01 Jul-             01 Sep-       01 Oct-             01 Nov-      01 Dec-             23 Dec-    01 Jan-             01 Mar-      01 May-             01 Jul-       01 Sep-             01 Oct-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Supplements (per person per night)
                                               31 Aug              30 Sep        31 Oct              30 Nov       22 Dec              31 Dec     28 Feb               30 Apr       30 Jun             31 Aug        30 Sep              31 Oct    Gala Dinner-24 Dec from £104
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Gala Dinner-31 Dec from £122
 Garden View                 Extra Night        117                  77             117               198          145                  198       198                 145             100              153           100                  153     Private transfers per car return from £56
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person based on two adults sharing a twin room. Important note: prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce supplements. Hotel supplements
per room per night apply: Villa Santi Hotel: 24 & 31 Dec 09 £52. Single supplements: are available on request, please call for details. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and
Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          60a




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 VIENTIANE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             |     LAOS




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Deluxe room

L AO P L A ZA                                                                                                                AAA            S E T TH A PA L AC E                                                                                                    AAAAA
Vientiane                                                                                                                                   Vientiane
SPECIAL FOR... EXCELLENT CITY LOCATION                                                                                                      SPECIAL FOR... LUXURIOUS STYLE AND OLD-WORLD APPEAL

Centrally and conveniently located in                                ACCOMMODATION 142 rooms and suites.                                    A historical landmark of Vientiane built                             ACCOMMODATION 26 rooms and suites.
Vientiane, the Lao Plaza provides a great                            Standard rooms with twin beds or                                       at the turn of the century and carefully                             Deluxe rooms with twin beds or king-
base for exploring this charming city and                            double bed (sleeping up to 3 adults) have                              restored to its former glory; the Settha                             size bed (sleeping up to 3 adults) have
experiencing the culture of this                                     individually-controlled air conditioning,                              Palace rests within beautiful landscaped                             satellite television, telephone, in-room
beautiful country. Its polished rooms and                            telephone, satellite television, tea/coffee                            gardens and retains its French-colonial                              safe; mini-bar; internet access. The Junior
suites offer comfortable and modern                                  making facilities and hairdryer. Plaza                                 air with classic architecture and period                             Suite features a four poster king-size bed
style, while the high-quality restaurants                            rooms with similar facilities are located                              furnishings. Modern facilities and                                   and living room with dining area.
serve a range of local and international                             on higher floors                                                       friendly staff add to the hotels charm,                              TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from
cuisines. The Lao Plaza remains an ideal                             TRANSFERS Transfer by private car from                                 making this a fabulous choice for                                    Vientiane Airport. Transfer time: 20
choice for a sightseeing city break.                                 Vientiane Airport. Transfer time: 10                                   experiencing and discovering the                                     minutes approximately.
LOCATION Located in the country’s small                              minutes approximately.                                                 traditional Laotian culture.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement
capital, Vientiane, close to the centre of                           A compulsory Gala Dinner supplement                                    LOCATION In the heart of the Laotian                                 applies - please see price panel for
the old city and just 10 minutes away                                applies - please see price panel for                                   capital Vientiane close to the commercial                            details.
from the airport.                                                    details.                                                               district with shops and restaurants.
FEATURES Two restaurants (one open                                                                                                          FEATURES Restaurant serving French and
24hrs); bar; lobby lounge; bakery;                                                                                                          Lao cuisine; open-air sidewalk café; bar;
swimming pool; spa with massage;                                                                                                            poolside bar and terrace; swimming pool
fitness centre with whirlpool and sauna;                                                                                                    set in tropical gardens; whirlpool.
shopping arcade.




 Lao Plaza                                                                              2009                                                                                         2010                                                Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
 Room & Breakfast Code: FTVH05                          01 Jul-                        01 Oct-                        01 Nov-                        01 Jan-                        01 Apr-                        01 Oct-               Plaza Room from £11
                                                        30 Sep                         31 Oct                         31 Dec                         31 Mar                         30 Sep                         31 Oct                Supplements (per person per night)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Gala Dinner-24 & 31 Dec from £40
 Standard                    Extra Night                 29                              33                             41                             43                             38                             43                  Private transfers per car return from £50

 Settha Palace                                                                                         2009                                                                                          2010                                Room Upgrade Supplements (per room per night)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Junior Suite from £61
 Room & Breakfast Code: FTVH04                                         01 Jul-                                                       01 Nov-                                                        01 Jan-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Supplements (per person per night)
                                                                       31 Oct                                                        31 Dec                                                         31 Oct                               Gala Dinner-24 Dec from £45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Gala Dinner-31 Dec from £53
 Deluxe                      Extra Night                                 64                                                            79                                                             79                                 Private transfers per car return from £50
Prices are a guide only and will be confirmed on enquiry. Prices are in £’s per person based on two adults sharing a twin room. Important note: prices are based on current charges and costs, we reserve the right to alter prices and introduce supplements. Single supplements:
are available on request, please call for details. For full details on prices and what the price includes and excludes, extra charges, surcharges, essential Holiday Information and Booking Conditions see pages 66-76.                                                       61a




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VIETNAM, CAMBODIA & BEYOND                       BEYOND VIETNAM & CAMBODIA


B E YO N D V I E T N A M
& CAMBODIA
For a unique blend of cultures, combine Vietnam,
Cambodia or Laos with the vibrant cities and
idyllic beaches of The Orient or Middle East.



                                                         C E N T U RY PA R K                                                              AAAA
                                                         Bangkok, Thailand

                                                         In an envious location close to a great     ACCOMMODATION 380 rooms. Superior
                                                         selection of shops, bars and restaurants,   rooms with king-size bed or twin beds
                                                         the Century Park hotel effortlessly         (sleeping up to 3 adults), individually-
                                                         combines an inner city break with a         controlled air conditioning, telephone,
                                                         peaceful resort getaway.                    satellite television with pay-per-view
                                                         LOCATION In the heart of the bustling       movie channels, tea/coffee making
                                                         shopping district intersection between      facilities and hairdryer.
                                                         Pratunam and the Victory Monument.
                                                         FEATURES Two restaurants; bar; two          PRICE FROM £18* per person
                                                         lounges; café and bakery shop; poolside     CODE FTBH51
                                                         snack bar; rooftop swimming pool and        *Valid from 1 Jul 2009-31 Oct 2010.
                                                                                                      Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do
                                                         fitness centre.
                                                                                                      not include any flights or transfers.




                                                                                                                                       Deluxe room



                                                         M I L L E N N I U M H I LTO N B A N G KO K                                     AAAAA
                                                         Bangkok, Thailand

                                                         Rising high above the Chao Phraya River,    ACCOMMODATION 543 rooms. Deluxe
                                                         the Millennium Hilton Bangkok boasts        rooms with double or twin beds
                                                         breathtaking views and rests in an ideal    (sleeping up to 3 adults), air
                                                         position for exploring this vibrant city.   conditioning, telephone, cable television,
                                                         Alternatively, take advantage of the        alarm clock/radio, coffee making
                                                         hotel’s superb facilities; dine in one of   facilities, bathrobes and hairdryer.
                                                         the splendid restaurants before sipping
                                                         a cocktail in the Three Sixty Lounge and
                                                                                                     PRICE FROM £37* per person
                                                         gazing out across the sparling city
                                                                                                     CODE FTBH53
                                                         skyline.
                                                                                                     *Valid from 1 Jul-31 Oct 2009.
                                                         LOCATION Next to the Chao Phraya River       Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do
                                                                                                      not include any flights or transfers.
                                                         overlooking the city.
                                                         FEATURES Three restaurants; jazz
                                                         lounge; cocktail bar; poolside snack bar;
                                                         swimming pool; whirlpool; fitness room;
                                                         spa; sauna and beauty salon.




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                                                                                            AMARI                            AAA PLUS      S H E R ATO N AAAA PLUS
                                                                                            R I NCOME                                      J UMEI RAH BEACH
                                                                              Deluxe room
                                                                                            Chiang Mai, Thailand                           R E S O RT & TO W E R S
                                                                                            A peaceful retreat just outside the city,      Jumeirah Beach, Dubai
S H A N G R I - L A B A N G KO K                                               AAAAA        this is one of our favourite hotels.
                                                                                                                                           With everything from international
Bangkok, Thailand                                                                           LOCATION Amidst boutiques, galleries           dining to great leisure facilities, there is
A famous hotel with a good reputation -     River View and Deluxe Balcony rooms             and resturants 15 minutes’ drive from          something for everyone at the Sheraton
a luxurious spa complements the other       are larger with great views of the river.       the centre.                                    Jumeirah Beach.
good facilities, excellent service and      KRUNGTHEP WING: A haven of peace                FEATURES Two restaurants; lobby bar;           LOCATION At the end of Jumeirah
state-of-the-art décor.                     and tranquillity. Enjoy a host of benefits      poolside bar; two swimming pools;              Beach, between the sea and the marina.
LOCATION In resort-style grounds on the     including a personal butler, buffet             tennis and basketball courts; shuttle
                                                                                                                                           FEATURES Three restaurants; three bars;
Chao Phraya River.                          breakfast and high tea. Please call for         bus to Chiang Mai’s night market.
                                                                                                                                           free-form swimming pool and children’s
                                            full details.                                   ACCOMMODATION 111 air-conditioned
FEATURES Five restaurants; three bars;                                                                                                     pool; two squash courts; Wellness
two swimming pools; Chi-spa; health         PRICE FROM £51* per person                      Standard rooms have king-size or twin          Centre health club and watersports.
club; tennis and squash courts; massage     CODE FTBH08                                     beds (sleeping up to 3 adults),
                                                                                                                                           ACCOMMODATION Air-conditioned
service; whirlpool; beauty salon; shops.    *Valid from 1 Jul- 31 Oct 2009.                 telephone, cable television and balcony.
                                             Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do                                                   Standard Land View rooms (sleeping up
ACCOMMODATION 799 air-conditioned            not include any flights or transfers.          PRICE FROM £18* per person                     to 2 adults and 2 children) have double
rooms. Deluxe rooms have double or                                                          CODE FTMH04                                    or twin beds, satellite television and
twin beds (sleeping up to 3 adults or 2                                                     *Valid from 1 Jul-31 Oct 2009.                 hairdryer.
                                                                                             Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do
adults and 2 children), television and                                                       not include any flights or transfers.         PRICE FROM £43* per person
tea/coffee making facilities. Executive                                                                                                    CODE DUDH11
                                                                                                                                           *Valid from 1 Jul-17 Sep 2009.
                                                                                                                                            Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do
                                                                                                                                            not include any flights or transfers.




                                                                                            H I LTO N H UA AAAA PLUS N OVOT E L D E I R A AAAA
S H A N G R I - L A H OT E L , C H I A N G M A I                               AAAAA
                                                                                            H I N R E S O RT & S PA C I T Y C E N T R E
Chiang Mai, Thailand
                                                                                            Hua Hin, Thailand                              Dubai City, Dubai
Set in the culturally rich city of Chiang   with double bed (sleeping up to 2               Enjoy friendly Thai hospitality in a           Located in the historic part of Old
Mai, this contemporary hotel is             adults), telephone, satellite television        tranquil coastal setting.                      Dubai, and is ideal for those who like to
conveniently located offering the           with in-house movie channels, internet                                                         soak up the rhythm of the city.
                                                                                            LOCATION Peacefully positioned beside
vibrancy of urban life alongside the        access, mini-bar, tea/coffee making             the Gulf of Thailand in Hua Hin.               LOCATION In the Port Saeed area of
tranquillity of lush garden surroundings.   facilities, in-room safe, hairdryer and                                                        historic Old Dubai.
                                                                                            FEATURES Four restaurants; bars;
LOCATION Set within beautifully             balcony or patio with mountain/pool
                                                                                            swimming pool; children’s pool; spa;           FEATURES Two restaurants; coffee shop
landscaped gardens within the bustling      and gardens views. Horizon Club Deluxe
                                                                                            beauty salon; children’s club.                 and pastry corner; lounge bar; outdoor
city of Chiang Mai, 200m from the           rooms situated on higher floors offer
                                                                                                                                           climate-controlled swimming pool;
                                            additional benefits including buffet            ACCOMMODATION Air-conditioned Bay
Night Bazaar and 20km to the Maesa                                                                                                         gym; internet access.
                                            breakfast, fresh fruit, soft drinks, tea and    rooms have king-size or queen-size beds
Elephant Camp.
                                            coffee and pre-dinner cocktails.                (sleeping up to 3 adults or 2 adults and       ACCOMMODATION 188 air-conditioned
FEATURES Four food and beverage                                                             2 children), telephone, cable television,      rooms (sleeping up to 3 adults or 2
outlets; free-form outdoor pool; spa and    PRICE FROM £75* per person
                                                                                            fridge, bathrobe, hairdryer and private        adults and 2 children up to 16 years)
fitness centre; tennis court; hair/beauty   CODE FTMH01
                                                                                            balcony.                                       with satellite television, in-room safe,
                                            *Valid from 1 Jul-31 Oct 2009.
salon; gift shop; shopping arcade.                                                                                                         tea/coffee-making facilities and minibar.
                                             Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do    PRICE FROM £33* per person
ACCOMMODATION 281 rooms and                  not include any flights or transfers.
                                                                                            CODE FTHH20                                    PRICE FROM £45* per person
suites. Air-conditioned Deluxe rooms                                                        *Valid from 1 Jul-31 Oct 2009.                 CODE DUDH52
                                                                                             Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do   *Valid from 1-28 Jul 2009.
                                                                                             not include any flights or transfers.          Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do
                                                                                                                                            not include any flights or transfers.


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                                                                      Superior Ocean View

C E N TA R A K A R O N R E S O RT                                          AAA PLUS         M E R L I N B E A C H R E S O RT                                            AAAA PLUS
Phuket, Thailand                                                                            Phuket, Thailand

Comprising of four separate zones          ACCOMMODATION The Terraces - 128                 On a private stretch of white sand, the        ACCOMMODATION 414 rooms. Superior
specifically designed for different        air-conditioned Superior rooms have a            Merlin Beach Resort offers a romantic          rooms have twin beds or king-size bed
holiday types.                             king-size or twin beds (sleeping up to 2         paradise for those seeking peace and           (sleeping up to 3 adults), air
LOCATION Situated close to the main        adults), satellite television, hairdryer and     quiet in luxurious surroundings.               conditioning, telephone, satellite
resort town area of Karon and a short      a balcony. Superior Ocean View rooms             LOCATION On its own secluded beach             television, tea/coffee-making facilities,
walk to the beach.                         are available at a supplement and                amongst 12 acres of lush greenery.             hairdryer and balcony.
                                           inter-connecting rooms are available on
FEATURES Three restaurants; four bars;                                                      FEATURES Three restaurants; coffee
                                           request.
three swimming pools; whirlpool;                                                            shop; two lounges; three swimming              PRICE FROM £37* per person
children’s section of pool; two floodlit                                                    pools with pool bars; whirlpools;              CODE FTPH33
tennis courts; fitness centre; Thai        PRICE FROM £20* per person                       children’s pool; floodlit tennis court; spa;   *Valid from 1 Jul-31 Oct 2009.
massage at pool; Spa Cenvaree; steam       CODE FTPH52                                                                                      Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do
                                                                                            fitness centre; beauty salon; children’s
                                                                                                                                            not include any flights or transfers.
room; evening entertainment; children’s    *Valid from 1 Jul-31 Oct 2009.                   club and playground; courtesy bus
                                            Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do
club.                                                                                       service to Patong Beach.
                                            not include any flights or transfers.




CHABA CABANA BEACH                                                          AAA PLUS        C H AW E N G R E G E N T B E A C H                                          AAAA PLUS
R E S O RT & S PA                                                                           R E S O RT
Koh Samui, Thailand                                                                         Koh Samui, Thailand
Chaba Cabana is a good choice for both     ACCOMMODATION 80 air-conditioned                 One of our best-selling properties in Koh      fitness centre with whirlpool and sauna;
families and couples, it’s set in a        rooms and suites. Deluxe rooms have              Samui, this great-value, family-run            beauty salon; gift shop.
beautiful beachfront location away         double or twin beds (sleeping up to 3            resort has a lovely atmosphere.                ACCOMMODATION 140 rooms. Air-
from the bustling centre of Chaweng.       adults or 2 adults and 2 children), ceiling      Accommodation is in low-rise blocks            conditioned Superior rooms have a king-
LOCATION At the quieter northern end       fan, telephone, cable/satellite television       and individual bungalows, all dotted           size bed (sleeping up to 3 adults),
of Chaweng Beach.                          with in-house movies, fridge, tea/coffee-        around picturesque tropical gardens.           television, tea/coffee-making facilities,
                                           making facilities, hairdryer and balcony         With its central location and nice,            hairdryer and balcony or terrace.
FEATURES Restaurant; beach bar; Cabana
                                           or terrace.                                      intimate atmosphere, this quaint resort
Beach Club; two swimming pools; spa;
                                           PRICE FROM £36* per person                       is truly one of our favourites.
table tennis; canoeing; one-hole putting                                                                                                   PRICE FROM £56* per person
green; mountain bike hire; children’s      CODE FTKH17                                      LOCATION At the north end of the
                                                                                                                                           CODE FTKH10
play area; mini-mart; shuttle bus to       *Valid from 16 Sep-19 Dec 2009.                  beach, right in the middle of Chaweng.
                                            Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do                                                    *Valid from 1 Jul-19 Dec 2009.
Chaweng centre.                             not include any flights or transfers.           FEATURES Two restaurants serving                Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do
                                                                                                                                            not include any flights or transfers.
                                                                                            international, Thai, seafood and
                                                                                            Mediterranean cuisine; two pools bars;
                                                                                            two swimming pools; whirlpools;
                                                                                            separate children’s pool; Escape spa;



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                                Standard room                                                                             Deluxe Harbour view

M E T R O PA R K  AAA                           THE                           AAAA PLUS         KO W LO O N AAAAA PLUS T R A D E R S                                                 AAAA
H OT E L                                        E XC E L S I O R                                SHANGRI-LA             Singapore

C AU S E WAY B AY                               Hong Kong                                       Hong Kong                                       LOCATION Just off Orchard Road.
Hong Kong                                       LOCATION Surrounded by shopping                 LOCATION An excellent harbour front             FEATURES Two restaurants; bar;
LOCATION Conveniently located in                malls in Causeway Bay.                          position in Kowloon.                            swimming pool; fitness centre.
Causeway Bay on Hong Kong Island.               FEATURES Seven restaurants; two bars;           FEATURES Seven restaurants and bars;            ACCOMMODATION Air-conditioned
FEATURES Café due Parc; Bar; rooftop            two indoor tennis courts; fitness centre        indoor swimming pool; fitness centre;           Superior rooms (sleeping up to 2 adults
swimming pool; health club and sauna.           with sauna and steam rooms.                     hair and beauty salon.                          and 1 child) have television, tea/coffee-
                                                ACCOMMODATION Standard rooms                    ACCOMMODATION Air-conditioned                   making facilities, iron, ironing board and
ACCOMMODATION Air-conditioned
                                                (sleeping up to 3 adults) have double or        Superior rooms have one king-size bed           hairdryer.
Standard rooms (sleeping up to 2 adults
and 1 child) with telephone, satellite          twin beds, air conditioning, telephone,         or twin beds (sleeping up to 3 adults),         PRICE FROM £63* per person
television, tea/coffee-making facilities        satellite television, Internet, mini-bar, in-   with telephone, satellite television.           CODE FSGH32
and hairdryer.                                  room safe, iron/board and city views.           PRICE FROM £92* per person                      *Valid from 1 Jul-31 Oct 2009.
                                                                                                                                                 Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do
PRICE FROM £27* per person                      PRICE FROM £47* per person                      CODE FCHH08                                      not include any flights or transfers.
CODE FCHH18                                     CODE FCHH09                                     *Valid from 1 Jul-31 Aug 2009.
                                                                                                 Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do
*Valid from 1 Jul-31 Aug 2009.                  *Valid from 1 Jul-27 Aug 2009.
                                                                                                 not include any flights or transfers.
 Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do     Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do
 not include any flights or transfers.           not include any flights or transfers.




M A N DA R I N AAAAA PLUS H OT E L                                                   AAAA       S H A N G R I - L A’ S TA N J U N G                                                AAAAA
O R I E N TA L            E Q UATO R I A L                                                      A R U R E S O RT
Singapore                                       Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia                          Borneo, Malaysia
LOCATION By the shops and bars of the           LOCATION The vibrant entertainment              LOCATION In 25 acres of exotic gardens          ACCOMMODATION 500 air-conditioned
Marina Square area.                             and shopping district.                          on the edge of a sweeping bay, 10               guest rooms. Kinabalu Mountain view
FEATURES Five restaurants; steakhouse;          FEATURES Chinese, Swiss and Japanese            minutes’ drive from Kota Kinabalu.              rooms (sleeping up to 3 adults or 2
bar/lounge; outdoor pool; Spa; fitness          restaurants; bistro; two lounges;               FEATURES Five restaurants; three bars;          adults and 2 children) have double or
studio.                                         poolside bar; swimming pool and                 nightclub with live music; two                  twin beds, satellite television, in-house
                                                fitness centre.                                 swimming pools; watersports; four               videos, mini-bar, tea/coffee-making
ACCOMMODATION 527 rooms. Deluxe
                                                                                                floodlit tennis courts; table tennis; Chi,      facilities, hairdryer, balcony or terrace
rooms (sleeping up to 2 adults) have air        ACCOMMODATION Superior rooms have
                                                                                                the Spa; nine-hole pitch and putt golf          and mountain views.
conditioning, cable television, DVD and         twin beds (sleeping up to 2 adults), air
MP3 players, mini-bar, in-room safe and         conditioning, telephone, satellite              course; bicycle hire; entertainment             PRICE FROM £42* per person
internet.                                       television and hairdryer.                       programme; daily shuttle to Kota                CODE FMBH01
                                                                                                Kinabalu and Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria              *Valid from 1 Sep-31 Oct 2009
PRICE FROM £73* per person                      PRICE FROM £26* per person                                                                       Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do
                                                                                                Resort; regular ferry to offshore islands
CODE FSGH02                                     CODE FMKH22                                                                                      not include any flights or transfers.
                                                                                                (small entrance fee applies).
*Valid from 1 Jul-31 Oct 2009.                  *Valid from 1 Jul-31 Oct 2009.
 Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do     Prices are based on 2 adults sharing and do
 not include any flights or transfers.           not include any flights or transfers.




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FLIGHTS
DESTINATION / CARRIER      DEPARTURE           OUTBOUND             INBOUND           APPROX.     NO. OF   DESTINATION / CARRIER      DEPARTURE           OUTBOUND             INBOUND           APPROX.     NO. OF
                           AIRPORT                                                  FLYING TIME   STOPS                               AIRPORT                                                  FLYING TIME   STOPS


VIETNAM (HO CHI MINH CITY)                                                                                 CAMBODIA (SIEM REAP)
Thai Airways                Heathrow             Daily                 Daily      14hrs    1 (a)           Thai Airways                Heathrow             Daily                 Daily      13hrs   1 (a)
Malaysia Airlines           Heathrow             Daily                 Daily      14hrs    1 (b)           Malaysia Airlines           Heathrow             Daily                 Daily      14hrs   1 (b)
British Airways             Heathrow             Daily                 Daily      14hrs    1 (c)           British Airways             Heathrow             Daily                 Daily      14hrs   1 (c)
Eva Air                     Heathrow             Daily                 Daily      14hrs    1 (c)           Eva Air                     Heathrow             Daily                 Daily      14hrs   1 (c)
Emirates                    Various*             Daily                 Daily      16hrs    2 (d)           Emirates                    Various*             Daily                 Daily      16hrs   2 (d)
KLM                         Various**            Daily                 Daily      15hrs    2 (e)           KLM                         Various**            Daily                 Daily      15hrs   2 (e)
Etihad Airways              Heathrow &           Daily                 Daily      17hrs    2 (f)           Etihad Airways              Heathrow &           Daily                 Daily      17hrs   2 (f)
                            Manchester                                                                                                 Manchester
(a) Change of aircraft in Bangkok.                                                                         (a) Change of aircraft in Bangkok. Onward flight to Siem Reap with Bangkok Airways.
(b) Change of aircraft in Kuala Lumpur.                                                                    (b) Change of aircraft in Kuala Lumpur.
(c) Change of aircraft in Bangkok. Onward flight to Ho Chi Minh City with Bangkok Airways.                 (c) Change of aircraft in Bangkok. Onward flight to Siem Reap with Bangkok Airways.
(d) Change of aircraft in Dubai and Bangkok. Onwards to Ho Chi Minh City with Bangkok Airways.             (d) Change of aircraft in Dubai and Bangkok. Onward flight to Siem Reap with Bangkok Airways.
(e) Change of aircraft in Amsterdam and Bangkok. Onward flight to Ho Chi Minh City with Bangkok            (e) Change of aircraft in Amsterdam and Bangkok. Onward flight to Siem Reap with Bangkok
Airways.                                                                                                   Airways.
(f) Change of aircraft in Abu Dhabi and Bangkok. Onward flight to Ho Chi Minh City with Bangkok            (f) Change of aircraft in Abu Dhabi and Bangkok. Onward flight to Siem Reap with Bangkok
Airways.                                                                                                   Airways.
*Departures from Birmingham, Gatwick, Glasgow, Heathrow,Manchester, Newcastle.                             *Departures from Birmingham, Gatwick, Glasgow, Heathrow,Manchester, Newcastle.
** Departures from Aberdeen,Birmingham,Bristol,Cardiff, Durham Tees Valley, Edinburgh, Glasgow,            ** Departures from Aberdeen,Birmingham,Bristol,Cardiff, Durham Tees Valley, Edinburgh,
Heathrow, Humberside, Leeds Bradford, London City, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich.                         Glasgow,Heathrow, Humberside, Leeds Bradford, London City, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich.
Flight Upgrades: Thai Airways Royal Silk Class supplements from £770 one way.                              Flight Upgrades: Thai Airways Royal Silk Class supplements from £660 one way.
Suplements are also available with alternative airlines. Please call for details.                          Suplements are also available with alternative airlines. Please call for details.

VIETNAM (HANOI)
                                                                                                           CAMBODIA (PHNOM PENH)
Thai Airways                Heathrow             Daily                 Daily          14hrs       1 (a)
                                                                                                           Thai Airways        Heathrow                    Daily               Daily             14hrs       1 (a)
Malaysia Airlines           Heathrow             Daily                 Daily          14hrs       1 (b)
                                                                                                           Malaysia Airlines   Heathrow                    Daily               Daily             14hrs       1 (b)
(a) Change of aircraft in Bangkok.
                                                                                                           (a) Change of aircraft in Bangkok.
(b) Change of aircraft in Kuala Lumpur.
                                                                                                           (b) Change of aircraft in Kuala Lumpur
Flight Upgrades: Thai Airways Royal Silk Class supplements from £770 one way.
                                                                                                           Flight Upgrades: Thai Airways Royal Silk Class supplements from £660 one way.
Suplements are also available with alternative airlines. Please call for details.
                                                                                                           Suplements are also available with alternative airlines. Please call for details.
VIETNAM ( HOI AN)
Thai Airways                Heathrow             Daily                 Daily      14hrs     2 (a)          LAOS (LUANG PRABANG)
Malaysia Airlines           Heathrow             Daily                 Daily      14hrs    2 (b)           Thai Airways                Heathrow             Daily                 Daily      14hrs           1 (a)
(a) Change of aircraft in Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City. Onward flight to Danang for Hoi An with            British Airways             Heathrow             Daily                 Daily      14hrs           1 (b)
Vietnam Airlines.                                                                                          (a) Change of aircraft in Bangkok. Onward flight to Luang Prabang with Bangkok Airways.
(b) Change of aircraft in Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh City. Onward flight to Danang for Hoi An            (b) Change of aircraft in Bangkok. Onward flight to Luang Prabang with Bangkok Airways.
with Vietnam Airlines..                                                                                    Flight Upgrades: Thai Airways Royal Silk Class supplements from £660 one way.
Flight Upgrades: Thai Airways Royal Silk Class supplements from £770 one way.                              Suplements are also available with alternative airlines. Please call for details.
Suplements are also available with alternative airlines. Please call for details.

                                                                                                           LAOS (VIENTIANE)
VIETNAM (HUE)                                                                                              Thai Airways                Heathrow             Daily            Daily               14hrs       1 (a)
Thai Airways                Heathrow             Daily                 Daily      16hrs     2 (a)          (a) Change of aircraft in Bangkok.
Malaysia Airlines           Heathrow             Daily                 Daily      16hrs     2 (b)          Flight Upgrades: Thai Airways Royal Silk Class supplements from £660 one way.
(a) Change of aircraft in Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City. Onward flight to Hue with Vietnam
Airlines.
(b) Change of aircraft in Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh City. Onward flight to Hue with Vietnam
Airlines.
Flight Upgrades: Thai Airways Royal Silk Class supplements from £770 one way.
Suplements are also available with alternative airlines. Please call for details.


VIETNAM (NHA TRANG)
Thai Airways                Heathrow             Daily                 Daily      16hrs     2 (a)
Malaysia Airlines           Heathrow             Daily                 Daily      16hrs     2 (b)
(a) Change of aircraft in Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City. Onward flight to Can Ramh airport for Nha
Trang with Vietnam Airlines.
(b) Change of aircraft in Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh City. Onward flight to Can Ramh airport
for Nha Trang with Vietnam Airlines.
Flight Upgrades: Thai Airways Royal Silk Class supplements from £770 one way.
Suplements are also available with alternative airlines. Please call for details.




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                                                                 Fly free from your local airport to Gatwick or                                                                          Exclusive to Thomas Cook Tours, most of the
                                                                 Heathrow. If you decide to fly into Gatwick and                    EXTENDING YOUR TOUR
                                                                                                                                    We can make arrangements for you to extend           services detailed on this page are not available
                                                                 your flight is from Heathrow, or vice versa, you                                                                        with any other holidays in this brochure. Please
                                                                 will need to make your way between the two                         your trip before or after your tour. You’ll find a
                                                                                                                                    few suggestions in the ‘Tailor your tour’ boxes,     refer to the Thomas Cook Tours brochure for
                                                                 at your own expense. Please bear in mind the                                                                            full details and conditions.
                                                                 amount of time this and the collection and                         but really it’s up to you.
                                                                 rechecking of your luggage will take when                          ARRANGING YOUR OWN TRAVEL                            SMOKING POLICY
                                                                 planning your journey. Unfortunately, free                         You can book your own flights and arrange to         All of the coaches used on our tours are non-
                                                                                                                                                                                         smoking, so take advantage of the frequent
GETTING TO THE AIRPORT                                           flights cannot be used with our door-to-door                       meet your group at the tour’s starting point.
                                                                                                                                                                                         stops for photos and sightseeing en route.
                                                                 pick-up service.                                                   This will incur a land-only supplement of £50
THE DOOR-TO-DOOR PICK-UP SERVICE                                                                                                                                                         Smoking policies vary on trains and cruise
                                                                                                                                    per booking and you will be unable to take
Our exclusive door-to-door pick-up service                       AT THE AIRPORT                                                     advantage of our door-to-door pick-up service,       ships – our Reservations team will be able to
makes sure you begin and end your travels in                     Every faraway Thomas Cook Tour starts in an                                                                             give you all the details when you book.
                                                                                                                                    free domestic flights and the airport services
comfort and on time. All you need to do is pack                  Executive Airport Lounge. It’s also a safe place                   we offer.                                            CHILDREN
your bags and we do the rest. There will never                   to leave your hand luggage while you browse
                                                                                                                                    UPGRADING YOUR TOUR                                  Thomas Cook Tours are designed with a mini-
be any more than four people in any one vehi-                    the shops. Your dedicated tour manager will be
                                                                                                                                    Flights: on most international flights you can       mum age limit of 12. If you would like to travel
cle. If you live a long way from Heathrow or                     there to meet you at the airport to help you
                                                                                                                                    upgrade to a higher cabin class. The actual          with children, we are happy to recommend
Gatwick, we can arrange free domestic flights                    through checking in and will be at your side
                                                                                                                                    combination of benefits available depends on         other suitable holiday options.
from your local airport instead, as we cannot                    throughout your tour.
offer the pick-up service for Scotland, Eire,                                                                                       the airline.                                         PRICE GUARANTEE
Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight or                  DURING YOUR TOUR                                                   Hotels: Several of the hotels we use on our          The price you’ll be quoted when you book will
the Channel Islands. Please ask our                              OUR LUGGAGE SERVICE                                                tours offer upgrades to higher room cate-            reflect all tour inclusions and is guaranteed to
Reservations team for full details.                              We will look after your luggage throughout                         gories. Some of these let you make the most of       be the price you’ll pay, unless you amend your
We recommend that you request the door-to-                       your trip – so that’s another load off your                        your location, with more impressive views,           tour at a later date. Special offers featured
door pick-up service when you book, as you will                  mind. Porterage for one piece per person is                        while others give you more luxury, perhaps with      throughout this brochure cannot be used with
be charged an amendment fee of £25 per per-                      free, and we can readily arrange help with                         better facilities and more space.                    Thomas Cook Tour itineraries. You’ll find details
son if you decide to add or amend it later on.                   extra luggage if you let us know when you                                                                               of Thomas Cook Tour offers in the ‘Tailor your
                                                                 book.                                                              SINGLE TRAVELLERS                                    tour’ boxes in the Thomas Cook Tours brochure.
THE OVERNIGHTER
If you have a long way to travel and would like                  WINING AND DINING                                                  If you’re travelling on your own, we always try      CHANGES TO YOUR TOUR
to stay overnight in an airport hotel before                     We generally leave the choice up to you.                           to accommodate your choice of sleeping arrange-      Every Thomas Cook Tour is carefully planned
your flight, we can collect you a day early and                  Sometimes, however, you’ll find meals are pro-                     ments. In many cases we can negotiate special        months in advance, but very occasionally, even
take you there. You can book your overnight                      vided. We’ve indicated any included meals in                       rates for single hotel rooms. Any applicable         the best-laid plans can go awry. So, in the
accommodation through Holiday Extras on                          the day-by-day itinerary of each tour as fol-                      reduction is indicated on the price grid for         unlikely event that we are forced to change the
0870 8444 095 – please quote ‘HX630’. Your                       lows: B = breakfast, L = lunch, T = afternoon tea                  each tour.                                           departure date of your tour, we promise to give
payment will be direct to Holiday Extras. Please                 and D = dinner.                                                                                                         you at least 8 weeks’ warning. Naturally we
call for details of prices.                                                                                                                                                              will absorb any differences in price.




MANY OF OUR LOCALLY ESCORTED TOURS MAKE USE OF HOTELS THAT WE DO NOT HAVE SPACE TO FEATURE IN FULL – THIS CHART WILL GIVE YOU ALL THE DETAILS YOU NEED.
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VIETNAM
Novotel                     Dalat             YES   YES          NO          144             YES           YES        YES   YES
Asia Paradise               Nha Trang         YES   YES          YES         100             YES           YES        YES   YES
Hoi An Riverside            Hoi An            YES   YES          YES          60             YES           YES        YES   YES
Sofitel Palace              Dalat             YES   YES          YES          43             YES           YES        YES   YES
La Residence                Hue               YES   YES          YES         122             YES           YES        YES   YES
Halong Plaza                Halong Bay        YES   YES          YES        200              YES           YES        YES   YES
Ginger/Jasmin Junk (boat)   Halong Bay        YES   YES          NO      12 CABINS           YES           YES        NO    NO
Victoria Can Tho            Can Tho           YES   YES          YES          92             YES           YES        YES   YES
Victoria Chau Doc           Chau Doc          YES   YES          YES          92             YES           YES        YES   YES
Bassac Boat                 Mekong Delta      YES   YES          NO     6-12 CABINS          YES           YES        NO    NO
Pandaw River Cruise         Mekong River      YES   YES          NO      32 CABINS           YES           YES        NO    NO
CAMBODIA
Sunway                      Phnom Penh        YES   YES          NO              138         YES           YES        YES   YES
La Villa                    Battambang        YES   YES          YES              7          YES           YES        YES   NO
LAOS
Maison Souvanaphoum         Luang Prabang YES       YES          YES               24        YES           YES        YES   YES



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                                                                                                                                                                                   THOMAS COOK TOURS
                                                                 FREE FLIGHTS FROM YOUR LOCAL AIRPORT                               TAILORING YOUR TOUR                                  IMPORTANT INFORMATION
                                                                 Fly free from your local airport to Gatwick or                                                                          Exclusive to Thomas Cook Tours, most of the
                                                                 Heathrow. If you decide to fly into Gatwick and                    EXTENDING YOUR TOUR
                                                                                                                                    We can make arrangements for you to extend           services detailed on this page are not available
                                                                 your flight is from Heathrow, or vice versa, you                                                                        with any other holidays in this brochure. Please
                                                                 will need to make your way between the two                         your trip before or after your tour. You’ll find a
                                                                                                                                    few suggestions in the ‘Tailor your tour’ boxes,     refer to the Thomas Cook Tours brochure for
                                                                 at your own expense. Please bear in mind the                                                                            full details and conditions.
                                                                 amount of time this and the collection and                         but really it’s up to you.
                                                                 rechecking of your luggage will take when                          ARRANGING YOUR OWN TRAVEL                            SMOKING POLICY
                                                                 planning your journey. Unfortunately, free                         You can book your own flights and arrange to         All of the coaches used on our tours are non-
                                                                                                                                                                                         smoking, so take advantage of the frequent
GETTING TO THE AIRPORT                                           flights cannot be used with our door-to-door                       meet your group at the tour’s starting point.
                                                                                                                                                                                         stops for photos and sightseeing en route.
                                                                 pick-up service.                                                   This will incur a land-only supplement of £50
THE DOOR-TO-DOOR PICK-UP SERVICE                                                                                                                                                         Smoking policies vary on trains and cruise
                                                                                                                                    per booking and you will be unable to take
Our exclusive door-to-door pick-up service                       AT THE AIRPORT                                                     advantage of our door-to-door pick-up service,       ships – our Reservations team will be able to
makes sure you begin and end your travels in                     Every faraway Thomas Cook Tour starts in an                                                                             give you all the details when you book.
                                                                                                                                    free domestic flights and the airport services
comfort and on time. All you need to do is pack                  Executive Airport Lounge. It’s also a safe place                   we offer.                                            CHILDREN
your bags and we do the rest. There will never                   to leave your hand luggage while you browse
                                                                                                                                    UPGRADING YOUR TOUR                                  Thomas Cook Tours are designed with a mini-
be any more than four people in any one vehi-                    the shops. Your dedicated tour manager will be
                                                                                                                                    Flights: on most international flights you can       mum age limit of 12. If you would like to travel
cle. If you live a long way from Heathrow or                     there to meet you at the airport to help you
                                                                                                                                    upgrade to a higher cabin class. The actual          with children, we are happy to recommend
Gatwick, we can arrange free domestic flights                    through checking in and will be at your side
                                                                                                                                    combination of benefits available depends on         other suitable holiday options.
from your local airport instead, as we cannot                    throughout your tour.
offer the pick-up service for Scotland, Eire,                                                                                       the airline.                                         PRICE GUARANTEE
Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight or                  DURING YOUR TOUR                                                   Hotels: Several of the hotels we use on our          The price you’ll be quoted when you book will
the Channel Islands. Please ask our                              OUR LUGGAGE SERVICE                                                tours offer upgrades to higher room cate-            reflect all tour inclusions and is guaranteed to
Reservations team for full details.                              We will look after your luggage throughout                         gories. Some of these let you make the most of       be the price you’ll pay, unless you amend your
We recommend that you request the door-to-                       your trip – so that’s another load off your                        your location, with more impressive views,           tour at a later date. Special offers featured
door pick-up service when you book, as you will                  mind. Porterage for one piece per person is                        while others give you more luxury, perhaps with      throughout this brochure cannot be used with
be charged an amendment fee of £25 per per-                      free, and we can readily arrange help with                         better facilities and more space.                    Thomas Cook Tour itineraries. You’ll find details
son if you decide to add or amend it later on.                   extra luggage if you let us know when you                                                                               of Thomas Cook Tour offers in the ‘Tailor your
                                                                 book.                                                              SINGLE TRAVELLERS                                    tour’ boxes in the Thomas Cook Tours brochure.
THE OVERNIGHTER
If you have a long way to travel and would like                  WINING AND DINING                                                  If you’re travelling on your own, we always try      CHANGES TO YOUR TOUR
to stay overnight in an airport hotel before                     We generally leave the choice up to you.                           to accommodate your choice of sleeping arrange-      Every Thomas Cook Tour is carefully planned
your flight, we can collect you a day early and                  Sometimes, however, you’ll find meals are pro-                     ments. In many cases we can negotiate special        months in advance, but very occasionally, even
take you there. You can book your overnight                      vided. We’ve indicated any included meals in                       rates for single hotel rooms. Any applicable         the best-laid plans can go awry. So, in the
accommodation through Holiday Extras on                          the day-by-day itinerary of each tour as fol-                      reduction is indicated on the price grid for         unlikely event that we are forced to change the
0870 8444 095 – please quote ‘HX630’. Your                       lows: B = breakfast, L = lunch, T = afternoon tea                  each tour.                                           departure date of your tour, we promise to give
payment will be direct to Holiday Extras. Please                 and D = dinner.                                                                                                         you at least 8 weeks’ warning. Naturally we
call for details of prices.                                                                                                                                                              will absorb any differences in price.




MANY OF OUR LOCALLY ESCORTED TOURS MAKE USE OF HOTELS THAT WE DO NOT HAVE SPACE TO FEATURE IN FULL – THIS CHART WILL GIVE YOU ALL THE DETAILS YOU NEED.
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VIETNAM
Novotel                     Dalat             YES   YES          NO          144             YES           YES        YES   YES
Asia Paradise               Nha Trang         YES   YES          YES         100             YES           YES        YES   YES
Hoi An Riverside            Hoi An            YES   YES          YES          60             YES           YES        YES   YES
Sofitel Palace              Dalat             YES   YES          YES          43             YES           YES        YES   YES
La Residence                Hue               YES   YES          YES         122             YES           YES        YES   YES
Halong Plaza                Halong Bay        YES   YES          YES        200              YES           YES        YES   YES
Ginger/Jasmin Junk (boat)   Halong Bay        YES   YES          NO      12 CABINS           YES           YES        NO    NO
Victoria Can Tho            Can Tho           YES   YES          YES          92             YES           YES        YES   YES
Victoria Chau Doc           Chau Doc          YES   YES          YES          92             YES           YES        YES   YES
Bassac Boat                 Mekong Delta      YES   YES          NO     6-12 CABINS          YES           YES        NO    NO
Pandaw River Cruise         Mekong River      YES   YES          NO      32 CABINS           YES           YES        NO    NO
CAMBODIA
Sunway                      Phnom Penh        YES   YES          NO              138         YES           YES        YES   YES
La Villa                    Battambang        YES   YES          YES              7          YES           YES        YES   NO
LAOS
Maison Souvanaphoum         Luang Prabang YES       YES          YES               24        YES           YES        YES   YES



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HOLIDAY INFORMATION
"OUR PROMISE...                                             AND WHAT’S EXTRA                                            • Children DO NOT count toward apartment                   TAXI TRANSFERS
                                                            •Holiday Insurance - you MUST be insured (see page            occupancy levels.                                        At some properties you can opt to pre-book a taxi to
We will take the utmost care to deliver the highest
standard of service for total customer satisfaction.         370 for brief details).                                    • Any child ages you provide must be applicable to         take you from the airport to your accommodation.
                                                            •Flight supplements - where applicable                        the relevant date of departure. If a child is older on   This is priced for a return journey, per taxi (usually
Should you need to contact someone for help or
                                                                                                                          the date of departure than originally specified at       standard saloon size car) for a maximum of 4 people
advice, a member of Thomas Cook staff will be               •Meal supplements - where applicable are in the
                                                                                                                          the time of booking, they may no longer qualify for      per taxi.
contactable 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.                   accommodation description.
                                                                                                                          a child price and you will have to pay the full adult
Should you be dissatisfied with any part of your            •Bottled mineral water - in some All Inclusive hotels                                                                  HONEYMOONS, ANNIVERSARIES & BIRTHDAYS
                                                                                                                          fare, plus any relevant administrative fees, before
holiday, we will do our utmost in resort to resolve          bottled mineral water does not form part of the              the party can travel. Please check carefully with us     Many hotels offer honeymooners and guests
the problem to your complete satisfaction.                   ‘unlimited soft drinks service’.                             or your travel agent before booking.                     celebrating anniversaries and birthdays special
Our staff are trained to the highest standard to            •Under-occupancy supplements - for studios,                                                                            treats such as fruit, wine, flowers, candle-lit dinners,
                                                                                                                        • In many cities in the USA, people under 21 years of
ensure you have a stress free and memorable                  apartments and villas where applicable are shown                                                                      or free room upgrades (see also ‘room upgrades’
                                                                                                                          age must be accompanied by an adult. Please ask
holiday.                                                     in the price panel.                                                                                                   below). Where available, please note that the hotel
                                                                                                                          for details when you book.
Our aim is to exceed your holiday expectations, in          •Optional excursions.                                                                                                  may ask you to produce a marriage certificate in
                                                                                                                        • Important note - If you are travelling to the            order to benefit from the honeymoon/anniversary
the hope that you will choose Thomas Cook                   •Charges made by accommodation - see section ‘Local           Maldives with an infant (under 2 years old), you will
Signature as your preferred holiday operator every                                                                                                                                 offers.
                                                             Charges’ below.                                              be required to pay a government imposed 'Bed Tax'.
time.                                                                                                                     The charge is currently $10US per infant per day         COMPLIMENTARY ROOM UPGRADES
                                                            •Locally collected taxes.
                                                                                                                          and must be paid directly to the hotelier.               Where applicable and unless otherwise stated, offers
...TO YOU"                                                  •Accommodation Deposits - in some cases on arrival
                                                                                                                                                                                   of room upgrades shown in the brochure will be
                                                             at self catering accommodation you may be asked            DISCOUNT OFFERS
                                                             for a deposit. This is refundable, less the cost of any                                                               determined by availability when you travel and your
                                                                                                                        Where we make discounts available on our holiday
YOUR HOLIDAY PRICE                                           damage or loss.                                            prices, these may vary on a daily basis and are
                                                                                                                                                                                   room will be allocated on arrival at the
                                                             When you register, many hotels will ask you for an                                                                    accommodation. If your room is upgraded, please
HOLIDAY PRICES & OCCUPANCY                                                                                              subject to change without notice. We also reserve          note that this will not necessarily be to the next
                                                             imprint of your credit card to cover any personal          the right to withdraw discounts completely. For
Prices on all the holiday pages are quoted per person                                                                                                                              highest category featured in our brochure as we do
                                                             extras. If you do not have a credit card, they may ask     latest discounts consult your travel agent.
and are based on the number of adults sharing as                                                                                                                                   not sell all room types at all hotels.
                                                             for a large cash deposit.
given in the price grid. Prices are intended as a guide                                                                 TOUR EXTENSIONS
only, we reserve the right to change prices, price can      •Excess baggage on coaches and aircraft - excess                                                                       AIRPORT HOTELS
                                                             baggage charges will apply if you exceed your              If you would like to add an extension to one of our        Airport Hotels - take the strain out of your journey
go up or down. For Self Catering holidays this will be
                                                             allowance and/or you take sports equipment.                Thomas Cook Tours, we will be pleased to arrange it        and check in to a Superbreak airport hotel the night
the maximum number of adults the accommodation
                                                            •Late booking fee - a charge will apply for all             for you. We will charge £25 for each person to cover       before you travel. Superbreak offer an unrivalled
can sleep. If fewer adults book the property there
                                                             bookings made within 14 days of departure. We will         the extra work involved in booking separate                choice of UK airport hotels at Gatwick, Manchester,
may be under-occupancy supplements shown in the
                                                             make arrangements for you to collect your tickets          arrangements and providing separate documents.             Birmingham plus 19 other departure points. Rooms
price panel, where you’ll also find optional
                                                             from our airport representative on arrival, or in          There may also be extra costs, including                   are guaanteed for late arrivals, allowing you to travel
supplements relating to meals, hotel rooms and any
                                                             some cases may be able to post your                        accommodation costs, air fare supplements and              to the airport the night before, making it a perfect
other facilities. Supplements are determined by the
                                                             documentation to you, at your request. The charge          transfer costs which are available on request. Please      way to start your holiday. For further information
date the property is occupied, and not the departure
                                                             will be a minimum of £15 per person but if special         note that extensions are not escorted and porterage        and to book call 0871 221 2801 or visit
date (unless otherwise stated). Please note that
                                                             delivery is required the cost may be more.                 is not included.                                           www.thomascook.com and click on ‘Hotels’.
prices we show for Scheduled flights are based upon
the lowest fare available. The airlines will limit the      •Credit card charges – prices advertised in this            EXTRA CHARGES - BEFORE BOOKING                             UK AIRPORT PARKING
number of seats available at these prices by flight          brochure apply to payment by cash or debit card. A         Please note carefully, as we indicate underneath the       Pre-book your airport parking and save time &
and date of travel. If the price shown in the brochure       charge will apply to payment by credit card - please       price panels, prices include an amount to cover our        money. Thomas Cook has negotiated competitive
is not available when you book, we will offer you the        ask for details.                                           current fuel charges known at the time our brochure        rates for on-site or off-site parking at 26 UK airports
next best seat price.                                       •Possible surcharges - see ‘Surcharges - price increases    is produced. You should be aware that these charges        with Holiday Extras. Prices include complimentary
WHAT THE PRICE INCLUDES                                      after booking’ section.                                    and costs may change between date of publication           transfers where the airport terminal is not within
                                                                                                                        of this brochure and the time of travel. We reserve        walking distance.
•Accommodation - Prices are shown within the price          LOCAL CHARGES                                               the right to alter prices and introduce fuel
 panel for each property. For hotels, the price applies     At some accommodation certain amenities may                                                                            MEET AND GREET PARKING SERVICE
                                                                                                                        supplements where changes in fuel costs occur.
 to each of the two adults sharing a room.                  carry a local charge.                                       Furthermore, although we have included in our              Save time at the Airport Terminal by being met by a
 Apartment, villa and studio prices are based on the
                                                            Unless we have stated that a service or facility is         prices an extra charge to cover aviation, security,        Holiday Extras representative on both your departure
 maximum number of adults sharing the
                                                            ‘free’ in our accommodation descriptions, you may           aircraft insurance and other associated costs, you         and return from/to the UK. Your car will then be
 accommodation and for fewer adults under-
                                                            be asked to pay a charge. Here are a few examples of        should be aware that these charges and costs may           taken to a secure car park nearby and returned to
 occupancy supplements usually apply
                                                            what you might expect to pay for locally, but always        change between the date of publication of this             the Terminal at the end our your holiday.
•Meals - If you book full board you will be provided        check first as there may be others.                         brochure and the time of travel. Since all these costs
 with breakfast, lunch and dinner; half board usually                                                                                                                              UK AIRPORT LOUNGES
                                                            • Property owners may charge guests to use sun              are beyond our control and subject to further
 means breakfast and dinner                                                                                             changes, we reserve the right to pass on any               Relax in an Airport Executive Lounge and start your
                                                              loungers / parasols around swimming pools and on
•Services of a Thomas Cook Representative or 24-hour                                                                    additional charges to you and they will be added and       holiday in comfort where you will enjoy a choice of
                                                              private beaches, this is particularly common in the
 assistance from our UK Duty Office.                                                                                    shown separately at the time of booking. We reserve        soft drinks, tea, coffee, alcoholic beverages (excluding
                                                              south of France.
                                                                                                                        the right to change prices, prices can go up or down.      champagne), snacks, newspapers and magazines.
•Return Flights - Price panels show a basic holiday         • Daily car parking charge at some
                                                                                                                        Please note that prices we show for Scheduled              Generally not available to families with children
 price with a nil flight supplement. Most other               hotels/apartments.
                                                                                                                        flights are based upon the lowest fare available. The      under the age of 12.
 flights carry a supplement, and this must be added
                                                            • Entertainment and activities away from your               airlines will limit the number of seats available at
 to the basic price.                                                                                                                                                                 For further information and to book call 0871 360
                                                              accommodation.                                            these prices by flight and date of travel. If the price
•Air passenger duty, UK airport taxes and security                                                                                                                                   2017 or visit www.thomascook.com and click on
                                                            • Highchairs, cots, hotel run Children’s Clubs and          shown in the brochure is not available when you
 charges - all prices include current government APD.
                                                              meals for infants.                                        book, we will offer you the next best seat price.                       'Extras’, then ‘Airport Parking'.
 From 1 November 2009, destinations will be
 categorised into four geographical bands based on          • Meals and beverages from restaurants and bars at          Please therefore check carefully the total costing,
 distance from London. Each band will have two                your accommodation.                                       including any additional charges, with us or your
 rates, one for standard class of travel and one for        • Safety deposit facilities, room service, mini-bar, TV/    agent before you book.                                     BEFORE YOU GO
 other classes of travel. The rates are subject to            satellite TV, telephone calls, air-conditioning and       SURCHARGES                                                 TROPICAL TRAVEL TIPS
 change and are published on the HM Revenue &                 sea views.                                                We reserve the right to surcharge - please refer to
 Customs website - visit www.hmrc.gov.uk. Our                                                                                                                                      Before you set off on your holiday you will need to
                                                            • Facilities and equipment such as spas, whirlpools,        the Booking Conditions for details.
 prices may go up or down if APD rates change after                                                                                                                                take the recommended health precautions. Please be
                                                              indoor pools, sauna, table tennis, billiards and darts
 publication of this brochure.                                                                                          PROMOTIONAL PUBLICATIONS                                   aware that certain destinations require visas.
                                                              and other sporting equipment.
•On scheduled airlines your baggage allowance will                                                                      On occasions, we may make special offers on                WEATHER HAZARDS
                                                            CHILD REDUCTIONS                                            holidays at properties which are featured in this
 be shown on your ticket. Baggage allowances vary                                                                                                                                  Sun: The sun should be treated with respect – the
 according to the airline, so always check before you       Children prices will be calculated to include reduced       brochure. These special offers may for example be          more so the closer you get to the tropics, and
 travel. On charter flights the luggage allowance is a      travel prices and accommodation discounts where             made in a series of one-off or promotional                 especially in the winter, when your skin’s completely
 minimum of 15kg excluding infants. Additional              applicable. Where children receive a discount, your         publications. The special offer packages may not be        unprepared. Make sure you take enough sun lotion
 luggage allowance may be available at a                    travel advisor will calculate the best possible rate for    identical to the packages featured in this brochure.       with you – it can be hard to find locally – use it, and
 supplement payable at the time of booking.                 you. We do not offer standardised child discounts.          For example, the special offer package may not             go easy on the sunbathing, particularly in the first
•Aviation Fuel Costs - known at the time of booking         Infant/Child Definitions and Child Price Conditions         include airport-resort transfers or children's club        few days. Watch out for signs of burning, heat
 (see Extra Charges - before booking).                      Definitions of a child in terms of age are standard:        activities. The deposits for special offer holidays will   exhaustion or sunstroke (reddening skin, sleepy,
                                                            an ‘infant’ is under 2 and a ‘child’ is between 2 and 11    also be higher than stated in this brochure. For           dizziness, headaches) and make sure you drink lots
•In flight meals - an in flight meal is included in the                                                                 further details please contact your travel agent or us
 brochure price of your holiday.                            on the date of travel.                                                                                                 of (non-alcoholic) fluids to avoid dehydration.
                                                                                                                        and also refer to terms and conditions that are
•Return Transport between your destination airport          • A ‘child’ must take up a seat.                                                                                       Weather & Natural Disasters: Destinations featured in
                                                                                                                        contained in all special offer literature that is
 and accommodation in resort is included. This will be      • An ‘infant’ will sit on an adult’s lap for the duration                                                              this brochure may be affected by weather patterns
                                                                                                                        produced.
 in the form of a mini bus or coach transfer unless           of the journey.                                                                                                      such as tropical storms, monsoons, hurricanes,
 otherwise specified in the accommodation                   • A hotel’s definition of a ‘child’ can and does vary.      BEFORE YOU BOOK                                            cyclones, typhoons, flooding and also seismic activity
 description or confirmed on your invoice.                    The child’s age on the date of departure must not                                                                    causing earthquakes and tidal waves. An example
                                                                                                                        SIGNATURE SPECIALS                                         of which is the ‘hurricane ‘season, which affects the
•Charges for extra security, aircraft insurance, aviation     exceed the age limit described in the property
                                                                                                                        Most of our Signature Specials are dependent on            Atlantic, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico and is
 and other associated costs.                                  description
                                                                                                                        certain conditions being fulfilled. These are carefully    generally considered to be between June and
• ATOL Protection Contribution (APC) - the price of         • Please note, unless otherwise stated that children        detailed against the offer but please ask if you are       November. This is just one example and different
  your holiday includes the amount of currently £1            aged 12 years and over will have to pay the adult         unsure. Some offers must be booked at the time you         weather patterns occur at different times of the year,
  per person as part of the ATOL Protection                   price. Child prices are based on children sharing a       make your reservation. Others are subject to               their impact on destinations can and does vary. Its
  Contribution (APC) we pay to the CAA who provides           room with two full-fare paying adults. Third and          availability on your arrival at the hotel but must be      not possible for us to publish detailed information
  financial protection for your holiday in the unlikely       subsequent children pay the adult price, unless           requested when you book the holiday. To gain the           on weather patterns for each destination in our
  event of our failure. The amount you have paid will         otherwise stated in the price panel.                      best from the Signature Specials featured please           brochure, and weather advice can frequently change,
  be shown on your confirmation invoice.                    • The full adult deposit must be paid for all children      read the conditions carefully. Please note that some       we recommend you check the latest FCO Travel
                                                              except infants.                                           of the offers cannot be combined.                          Advice for your destination. Visit
                                                                                                                                                                                   www.fco.gov.uk/travel for information.




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                                                                                                                                                                              HOLIDAY INFORMATION
When a storm or natural disaster occurs, travel and           TRAVEL ADVICE                                                Validity: A valid passport is essential when you travel        as much advance notification as possible.
accommodation arrangements may be significantly               The Foreign and Commonwealth Travel Advice Unit              abroad. Although your passport has been issued for             Changes to tours may also be necessary once the
disrupted. It is extremely difficult to predict with          issues and frequently updates advice for those               10 years (5 years for children) you should note that           tour has commenced, changes may include the
accuracy the actual path, duration or effect severe           travelling outside the UK. The advice includes               some overseas countries have an immigration                    sequence of visits being altered according to local
weather patterns and seismic activity may have and            general warnings and specific information for the            requirement for a passport to remain valid for a               conditions.
the effects of actual or threatened bad weather and           benefit of travellers. Ask your travel agent for details     minimum period after the date of entry to that
natural disasters are beyond our control (please refer                                                                     country (typically 6 months). If your passport is in its       GLOSSARY OF TERMS
                                                              of any current advice for the country or countries
to our booking conditions, section “Circumstances             which you plan to visit when you book your holiday.          final year of validity, you are advised to check the           The term ‘hotel’ is used to describe various types of
Beyond Our Control" for details of our responsibility         You are also advised to check this information before        requirements of the destination before you make                accommodation and does not necessarily
to you in these circumstances).                               you go by accessing the latest Travel Advice on              your final travel plans.                                       distinguish between local classifications such as
If a storm or natural disaster is forecast to affect one      www.fco.gov.uk, alternatively email                          Names: At the time of booking please ensure you                ‘aparthotel’, ‘holiday village’, ‘holiday complex’,
of our destinations, we work with local and                   traveladvicepublicenquiries@fco.gov.uk or telephone          supply your first name and surname, (as they appear            ‘hostel’, ‘pension’, ‘estalagem’, etc. Extra bed for child:
international authorities, our Health and Safety /            the Foreign Office Travel Advice Unit on 0845 850            on your passport) as both of these must be stated on           in all cases these are only suitable for children aged
resort teams and local agents to try to minimise              2829.                                                        your flight ticket. This will reduce confusion and             12 and under.
disruption and keep you well informed. It may be                                                                           delays at check-in, especially when travelling to the          Hotel/Motel chains: sometimes hotels change the
                                                              DISABLED TRAVELLERS                                                                                                         name of the chain through which they are marketed
that an evacuation of your resort, or a delay or                                                                           USA. It is anticipated that customers could face
cancellation of your flight to or from the resort may         The majority of overseas accommodation, overseas             more queries and delays as more countries introduce            (eg Howard Johnson). If such a change occurs at your
be necessary. In the event of changes to your holiday         transport (including transfers) and other holiday            Advance Passenger Information systems. You may                 hotel you will only be advised if we believe it involves
due to actual or threatened bad weather, we are not           services provided overseas are not equipped to cater         not be able to travel and insurance may be invalid if          a significant change in facilities or standards.
able to offer any compensation.                               for the needs of many disabled holidaymakers.                the name on your passport and travel documents                 When we mention room types in our brochure, in
                                                              Furthermore the natural terrain and the layout of            don’t match.                                                   most cases you can expect to receive a room similar
Climate Information: In some of our resort pages in
                                                              some resorts can sometimes make life difficult for                                                                          to that described below. Please note however that
our brochures, we include general climate                                                                                  If, after booking a holiday but before travelling, any
                                                              wheelchair users.                                                                                                           whilst room categories in different hotels may have
information. Where this is shown this is usually                                                                           member of your party changes their name, e.g. as a
based on information from the Met Office for a                It is therefore important, if you have any disability,       result of getting married, we must be notified                 the same or similar names, the criteria for their
major city or airport in the area, but this can be            that the appropriate enquiries are made about the            immediately so that we can make the necessary                  classification is likely to differ, as these are the
some distance from specific cities and resorts we             suitability of particular accommodation, resorts,            changes to your holiday documentation.                         names the hotels use and they do not have standard
feature. The information is subject to change and             transport and services, and that you are fully                                                                              definitions.
                                                                                                                           Children: are required to have their own passport.
you should monitor the latest local and international         satisfied you have made the correct choice before
                                                              you book and confirm your holiday. Please note: if           CURRENCY & MONEY                                               ACCOMMODATION & ROOM TYPES
weather updates issued by the Met Office and
                                                              special arrangements need to be made for you an              We recommend the purchase of travellers cheques                When we mention room types in our brochure, in
available on their website: www.metoffice.gov.uk.
                                                              extra charge may have to be levied. We cannot be             for the bulk of your holiday money, with a small               most cases you can expect to receive a room similar
The Monsoon: Hits Goa around June and stays till                                                                                                                                          to that described below. Please note however that
                                                              held responsible if you fail to tell us about special        amount of local currency for initial sundry items.
September. Customers travelling to Sri Lanka on our                                                                                                                                       whilst room categories in different hotels may have
                                                              needs/requirements that will affect your holiday             Major credit cards are also widely accepted in all the
pre-bookable tours should note that from the hill                                                                                                                                         the same or similar names, the criteria for their
                                                              experience and this means we will not compensate             destinations in this brochure. In some cases local
country north, the north east monsoons can give                                                                                                                                           classification is likely to differ, as these are the
                                                              you.                                                         currencies may have to be purchased after arrival or
rain for a few hours each day - and possibly in the                                                                                                                                       names the hotels use and they do not have standard
evenings - from November through to February.                 If you require help/assistance on your flight or at          there may be restrictions on the amount you are
                                                              your departure airport, please inform us at the              permitted to buy in advance. We suggest you contact            definitions. We do not always sell all room types at
HEALTH PRECAUTIONS                                            earliest opportunity. We will pass on your                   your Travel Agent for details.                                 all hotels. When you make a booking we will pass on
Health facilities, hygiene and disease risks vary             requirements to the relevant airport / airline.                                                                             the details of the room type you have selected to the
                                                                                                                           HOW TO CONTACT THE PASSPORT SERVICE                            hotelier, but it may not always be possible for them
worldwide. You should take health advice about                For customers who require support or advice prior to         General passport enquiries should be directed to the           to provide a room type/configuration exactly as
your specific needs as early as possible. Sources of          booking, ask your travel agent to contact us, or if you      Identity and Passport Service. Please visit their              booked. The following sections provide some
information include; www.fco.gov.uk,                          have booked direct please contact our Special Needs          website: www.ips.gov.uk or telephone: 0870 521                 additional information on accommodation and room
www.hpa.org.uk and www.nathnac.org.uk your                    Team on 0800 107 3409. This is a dedicated number            0410.                                                          types.
General Practitioner or a specialist clinic. Please note      for special needs enquiries and we are unable to             Apply early: If you need to apply for a passport or
you are strongly advised against scuba diving for 24          transfer calls to other departments..                                                                                       Hotels and Hotel Rooms
                                                                                                                           renew an expired passport, you should do so well in
hours before travelling by air.                                                                                                                                                           The term ‘hotel’ is used to describe various types of
                                                              PASSPORTS & VISAS                                            advance of travel and at least four weeks before. (If
Whilst many Western European and North American                                                                            you are 16 or over and have never had a passport in            accommodation and does not necessarily
destinations currently have no compulsory                     The following information applies to British Citizen’s                                                                      distinguish between local classifications such as
                                                                                                                           your own name, you should apply for one at least six
inoculation requirements, advice about destinations           holding a UK passport issued in the UK. Non-British                                                                         ‘aparthotel’, ‘holiday village’, ‘holiday complex’.
                                                                                                                           weeks before your holiday. The UK passport service
can change. Customers travelling to worldwide                 Citizen passport holders or British Citizens holding a                                                                      Hotel/Motel chains: sometimes hotels change the
                                                                                                                           has to confirm your identity before issuing your first
destinations are recommended to seek advice from              UK Passport issued abroad should contact the                                                                                name of the chain through which they are marketed
                                                                                                                           passport and will ask you to attend an interview in
the sources mentioned above and, where                        appropriate consulate or embassy for clarification.                                                                         (e.g. Howard Johnson). If such a change occurs at
                                                                                                                           order to protect your identity). Visit www.ips.gov.uk
recommended, obtain vaccinations or tablets for               Please note, both passport and visa regulations can                                                                         your hotel you will only be advised if we believe it
protection against, for example: Malaria, Hepatitis A,        change and you should therefore check with your              YOUR ACCOMMODATION                                             involves a significant change in facilities or
Polio,Typhoid and Dengue Fever. In some cases,                travel agent or the relevant embassy well in advance         Accommodation can, at times, have a lively                     standards.
treatments for Malaria should begin well in advance           of travel. It can often take some time to obtain a           atmosphere, and facilities and entertainment may               Room Information
of travel.                                                    visa, so you are advised to apply in plenty of time.         vary according to the mix and ages of guests in                • Twin and Double Rooms - a ‘Twin’ is a room with
Biting insects (including mosquitoes) are common in           Your responsibility: It is the responsibility of             residence.                                                     two single beds and a ‘Double’ is a room with a
many countries, and they can spread disease. Insect           passengers to ensure they have valid, acceptable                                                                            double bed. A double bed may be two single beds
                                                                                                                           OFFICIAL RATINGS & OUR RATINGS
repellents, especially those containing DEET, can be          passports and any required visa or any other                                                                                with double bedding.
useful in helping to prevent bites. You can also              documentation for the travel they are to undertake -         Ratings systems are an attempt to give a guide to
                                                                                                                           the overall quality of properties. The official ratings        • Single Rooms - a ‘Single’ or ‘Twin for sole use’ is a
reduce the risk of bites by wearing clothes that cover        you must be able to meet the entry requirements for                                                                         room with one or two single beds.
your skin, including your arms and legs, especially           both your final destinations and any stop-off points         are given by the authorities in the country, and do
                                                                                                                           tend to give a fair impression of relative standards           • Rooms sleeping up to 4 people - some hotels have
during the evening and at night.                              en-route. Passengers without the correct
                                                                                                                           within that country. However, different countries              rooms that sleep up to 4 people. Room layout may
If you are visiting an European Union (EU) country            documentation may be refused carriage by the
                                                                                                                           have different standards, so don’t assume that a 3-            consist of up to 4 separate beds or a combination of
you should obtain a European Health Insurance Card            airline or entry into any country. Where entry is
                                                                                                                           star hotel in one country is equivalent to a 3-star            double, twin, camp beds, sofa beds or rollaway beds.
(EHIC) and take it with you when you travel. The              refused, fines or other financial penalty will be
                                                                                                                           hotel in another. Our universal ratings system is              In some hotels 3rd and 4th beds may be only
EHIC can be obtained free of charge by completing             imposed on or by the airline and the passenger(s)
                                                                                                                           based on the views (at the time of publication) of             suitable for a child, but in other hotels there may be
an application form available from main Post Offices          concerned will be required to immediately return to
                                                                                                                           senior managers both in the UK & overseas.                     a reduction available if 4 adults share the room (see
and from www.dh.gov.uk/travellers. Please note, the           their country of departure. Any passenger who
                                                                                                                                                                                          price panel for details). Rooms for up to 4 persons
EHIC is in addition to Travel Insurance, not instead of       travels without the required passport/visa/other             TOUR ITINERARY                                                 may not be any larger than standard twin or double
it.                                                           documentation is solely responsible for and must             All our tours are, by their very nature, complex and           rooms so space is likely to limited and the room may
                                                              immediately pay all fines, surcharges, other financial       include services from many different airlines, hotels          be cramped. Where rooms do accept extra beds,
                                                              penalty, costs (including the cost of their immediate        and ground transportation companies. Due to the                some hotels may require an additional local charge
                                                              return flight) and any other sums of any description         demand for these services, it is not always possible           to be paid which can vary by destination, please ask
                                                              which are incurred or imposed by the airline or              to guarantee particular airlines, flights, aircraft,           for details when you book. In most cases extra beds
                                                              incurred by ourselves. This will be the case                 ferries, trains and/or the hotels featured on a                for children are only suitable for children aged 12 and
                                                              regardless of whether the lack of correct                    particular itinerary or departure date. It is with this        under. Though we will do our best to help, please
                                                              documentation is spotted at the departure airport.           in mind that we reserve the right to change any of             note that we cannot guarantee the room
                                                              We can accept no liability in this situation and no          the listed services and, if necessary, even modify the         configuration or type of beds that you will be
                                                              compensation, expenses, refund or other sum will be          itinerary itself without prior notice. Where any               provided with.
                                                              paid.                                                        alteration significantly changes your tour itinerary or
                                                                                                                                                                                          • Suites/Junior Suites/Villas: A Suite and Junior Suite
                                                                                                                           tour dates, we will always make every effort to give
                                                                                                                                                                                          usually contain a lounge/living area. A Suite is likely




Country                             Visa Requirements for                                              Passport Validity                      Arrival Tax                Departure Tax                                  Tourist Board/
                                    British Passport Holders                                                                                                                                                            Embassy

Cambodia                          Yes, can be obtained on arrival - US$20. Two passport               6 months beyond period of stay            No                       US$25 (international),                        020 8451 7850
                                  photos required.                                                                                                                       US$6 (domestic flights)
United Arab Emirates              No                                                                  6 months beyond period of stay            No                       No                                            020 7581 1281
Hong Kong                         No                                                                  6 months beyond period of stay            No                       Included in Holiday price                     020 7533 7100
Laos                              Yes, can be obtained on arrival US$36. Two passport                 6 months beyond period of stay            No                       US$10 (international)                         Not available in UK.
                                  photos required
Malaysia                          No                                                                  6 months beyond period of stay            No                       No                                            060 2245 175
Singapore                         No                                                                  6 months beyond period of stay            No                       No                                            01202 877330
Thailand                          No                                                                  6 months beyond period of stay            No                       No                                            0870 900 2007
Vietnam                           Yes, visa required, arrange prior to departure                      6 months beyond period of stay            No                       No                                            020 7937 1912/3222




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to contain a separate sleeping area whereas a Junior        AIR CONDITIONING                                           SAFETY & HYGIENE                                          YOUR RESORT
Suite the sleeping area may not be completely               Some properties have individual air conditioners           Your health and safety is of paramount concern to
separate. Room layouts can vary by destination. Our                                                                                                                              OUR SERVICE
                                                            located in either the bedroom or the living area,          us, especially if children are involved. In addition to
descriptions of Suites/Junior Suites and Villas usually     allowing you to adjust the atmosphere to your own          monitoring the hygiene and safety standards in all        At Thomas Cook, we are proud that our
state the number of persons who can occupy the              liking. In some descriptions we have indicated that        the hotel and apartments that we use, it is               Representatives are the best in the business. They
room type (e.g. 2-4 persons). If there are less than        there is centrally-controlled air conditioning. This       appropriate that we bring to your attention the need      are thoroughly trained in making sure that you have
the maximum number of persons in your own party,            means it is operated at the discretion of the              for you to be careful and to take necessary               a great holiday, added to which they are local experts
the room type may contain less than the maximum             management, both in bedrooms and public areas. In          precautions whilst overseas and we need your help         and their knowledge is at your disposal.
number of beds. Children paying less than the full          such cases air conditioning may be restricted to           and cooperation with this. We would ask you to pay        For holidays which include the services of our
cost do not count towards occupancy of the                  particular times of the day and to the hottest             close attention to the following information,             Representatives they make frequent visits to our
suites/junior suites or villas.                             months of the summer. It may be that only cool air is      together with any other information we, our agents        hotels and apartments. Our Representatives are also
SINGLE SUPPLEMENTS                                          provided, not necessarily warm air as well. There          or suppliers, provide to you before you go, during        trained to know when they are not wanted - so if
                                                            may be a local charge for air conditioning in some         your flight and when you arrive in your destination       you want to do your own thing while you’re on
If a single person occupies a double room they will
                                                            rooms.                                                     and at your hotel. It is most important that you          holiday they’ll be perfectly happy to leave you alone.
usually be asked to pay extra (a single supplement).
                                                                                                                       familiarise yourself with this information and any        It is our Representatives’ all-round dedication to
Hotels price their rooms as doubles and they do not         ACCOMMODATION MAINTENANCE
                                                                                                                       other information you are given or on display,            delivering the best holiday ever, that makes Thomas
reduce the rates if they are occupied by a single           Certain accommodation featured in this brochure is         because not only do we want you to have a great           Cook one of the country’s top holiday companies.
person. The costs to the hotel of providing the room        operational all year round. From time to time it will      holiday but we want you to have a safe holiday.           If you do not have the services of our Representative,
– heating, lighting, cleaning etc. are the same             be necessary for certain facilities to be withdrawn
regardless of how many people occupy that room.                                                                        Swimming pools and water features: some of our            you can rest assured in the knowledge that our UK
                                                            for general maintenance purposes. Water and
                                                                                                                       hotels and apartments welcome local people and            Duty Office staff are quickly and easily contactable if
Hotel design may mean that single rooms are                 electricity supplies may be interrupted whilst this
                                                                                                                       other holidaymakers not residing at the property to       you need any help, advice or assistance.
smaller and may have different facilities to standard       essential maintenance is undertaken.
                                                                                                                       use the swimming pool and facilities within the           If you have a complaint we will need to know about
rooms. While there is normally a supplement for
                                                            OTHER GUESTS                                               accommodation. This can lead to pool areas                it and our Representative or UK Duty Office will do
these rooms the overall cost will usually be less than
                                                            We do not have exclusive use of all properties             becoming busy at times, for example sunbathing            their best to solve the problem as soon as
when a single person occupies a double room.
                                                            featured in this brochure. It is possible, therefore,      space and available sunloungers may become                reasonably possible to minimise any inconvenience.
The prices we charge reflect the costs of under                                                                        limited. Please make use of the pool shower facilities
                                                            that there may be guests from other countries and                                                                    This will also help us to improve the holiday
occupancy of the rooms contracted to us by the                                                                         before swimming - this helps to prevent any
                                                            of mixed age groups at your accommodation.                                                                           experience for all our customers.
hotel, we do not mark up these supplements.                                                                            potential infections and helps to keep the pool clean.
                                                            Many hotels we feature do operate corporate                                                                          There may be times when your Representative or our
MEAL SERVICE                                                conference facilities and there may be occasions           Every pool is different and most hotels / apartments      UK Duty Office is unable to solve a particular
Providing meals from a self-service buffet is popular       where business meetings are taking place during            do not employ life guards, so you are strongly            problem immediately. While appreciating that this
in hotels. We include the most up-to-date                   your stay                                                  recommended to familiarise yourself with the pool         may be upsetting for you, Thomas Cook does expect
information we have about meal service in our                                                                          layout, identifying the deep and shallow ends before      you to behave in a reasonable manner towards our
                                                            TV CHANNELS                                                using. Do not use the pool after dark or when the
accommodation descriptions, but occasionally                                                                                                                                     staff. Consequently, should any customer act in a
arrangements will change. Breakfast will be of the          As many hotels we feature have satellite TV shown          pool is closed, even if the pool has underwater lights.   threatening or intimidatory manner towards
‘continental’ type unless stated otherwise. In certain      in rooms, we recommend that you use the same care          You should never swim when you have been drinking         Thomas Cook staff, we shall have no hesitation in
properties, extended or ‘English’ type breakfasts are       and supervision with children watching TV, as you          alcohol. Whilst some of our hotels and apartments         taking appropriate legal measures.
available and may be at an extra charge. Many               would at home. Some channels may be of an adult            have water features, such as slides or flumes, which
properties are not necessarily used to catering for         nature. There may also be limited numbers of               may appear in our photography, generally we do not        RESORTS
special diets and therefore if you have particular or       English-speaking channels.                                 recommend these are used. It is possible such             In low season, resorts can be quiet with some
specific requirements, you may find that the choice         INFANTS                                                    features may have been replaced or removed since          facilities in limited supply, whereas in high season
is limited. As a matter of courtesy to fellow guests,                                                                  the photography was taken.                                the resort is sure to be full, with facilities in full
                                                            See also ‘Carriage of infants’ under ‘Flights’.
property owners may require diners to wear long                                                                        Overseas Safety Standards: Although the                   swing. However, there may be occasions where
trousers whilst dining in their restaurants. If this is a   Please note that in each accommodation description                                                                   hoteliers or providers of services withdraw a facility
                                                                                                                       accommodation featured does operate to its own
concern then please telephone to check for your             we state the maximum number of occupants a                                                                           temporarily or otherwise due to lack of demand,
                                                                                                                       country’s standards, regrettably the safety standards
individual property’s details. Wherever more than           room or apartment can accommodate; this number                                                                       especially at the start and end of season.
                                                                                                                       and regulations overseas may not be of the same
one restaurant is advertised, meals for bed &               can include ONE infant unless otherwise stated. If
                                                                                                                       level that we enjoy in the UK. For instance, the          If you would like to visit particular attractions, we
breakfast, half board, full board and All-Inclusive         you need to book more than one infant into a room,
                                                                                                                       design and height of balconies may differ. The            recommend that you check their availability in resort
guests will be taken at the main restaurant (usually        please contact us before booking, as enquiries will
                                                                                                                       setting and enforcement of local regulations is a         as they may have to close at short notice because of
buffet-style), unless otherwise stated. Where meals         need to be made with the hotel/apartment
                                                                                                                       matter for the Authorities of the country and the         the weather or for routine maintenance.
can be taken at alternative restaurants, a reservation      manager.
                                                                                                                       foreign supplier of the services concerned. We are
is usually required.                                        For any bookings made which exceed this stated                                                                       RESORT DEVELOPMENT
                                                                                                                       working with hoteliers to improve standards
                                                            maximum and for which we are advised cannot be             wherever possible. You should familiarise yourself        Some of the destinations in this brochure are still
HOW MANY NIGHTS ARE SPENT IN YOUR                           accommodated, we reserve the right to pass on the                                                                    being developed and even in more established
ACCOMMODATION?                                                                                                         with fire procedures, including emergency exits in
                                                            cost of any additional/different rooms/apartments          your accommodation, the swimming pool(s) area             resorts there is often a possibility of building work
Your accommodation is usually reserved for you from         required to accommodate the booking.                       and any unfamiliar cooking appliances. If in doubt,       taking place. If in our opinion this is likely to affect
1200 noon (from 4pm in some areas) on the day of            There may be a charge locally for infants for use of       ask your representative or an appropriate member of       your booked accommodation, we will tell you at the
your departure from the UK. However, at some larger         services or facilities in the accommodation.               staff.                                                    time of booking or, if you have already booked, you
hotels, delays may occur with check-in whilst your                                                                                                                               will be contacted before departure if there is time.
room is prepared for you. For night flights departing       HOTEL-RUN KIDS CLUBS                                       Children: Children must be supervised by you at all
                                                                                                                                                                                 Please refer to the Booking Conditions, section
between 0001 and 0400 hours, the day of departure           Standards and facilities at kids club's featured in this   times, especially near water, on balconies or in
                                                                                                                                                                                 ‘Circumstances beyond our control’ for more
is deemed to be the previous day. In some cases,            brochure may vary. We are unable to accept                 unfamiliar buildings and surroundings.
                                                                                                                                                                                 information.
depending on your flight times, you may arrive in the       responsibility for or give any guarantee for the           Stomach Upsets: It is still a relatively common
                                                                                                                       occurrence to suffer gastric illness when travelling      ASSISTANCE ABROAD
early hours or during the course of the morning. Your       standard of the facilities and qualifications of
accommodation should be immediately available to            personnel at hotel run clubs. Kids club(s) may not         abroad and being exposed to a different                   Please note that we do not have our own
you, and in this case this is classed as the first night    meet standards of similar facilities in the UK and         environment. There are many ways you can reduce           representatives in all of our destinations, so you may
of your holiday. Rooms are normally vacated at the          Guests are strongly advised to remember that local         the possibility of being affected, such as, not eating    not be met on arrival. However, depending on the
internationally recognised time of 12 noon on the           standards and requirements in respect of such clubs        undercooked food, avoiding ice in drinks, ensuring        arrangements you book with us, our locally
last day of the holiday. However, there are some            may differ overseas and so you must ensure that you        you drink plenty of bottled water and avoid over          appointed agent, tour manager or our suppliers
areas where a 10am vacating time is operated. On            are completely satisfied with the facilities and staff     exposure to the sun.                                      (such as accommodation or transport providers) will
occasions there may be several hours to wait before         providing this service before you enrol your child or      Out and About: Due to rough terrain and uneven            be contactable and you will be provided appropriate
the departure of your flight home. In such cases a          children into the club and into the clubs' care.           surfaces, we recommend that you are extra careful         contact details for them before you go. If you have a
room may be made available for changing and                                                                            and vigilant when visiting temples and other sites of     complaint we will need to know about it and our
                                                            WATERSPORTS & SPORTING ACTIVITIES                                                                                    local Agent, Tour Manager, Supplier or UK Duty Office
storing luggage. Sometimes hotels will let you keep                                                                    interest and when crossing roads. Crimes against
your room but they are entitled to make a charge.           We refer to a number of watersports and other              people and property are a fact of life throughout the     will do their best to solve the problem as soon as
This is not normally possible with apartments. If you       sporting activities within the brochure, most of           world and you have the same responsibility for your       reasonably possible to minimise any inconvenience.
are on Half Board, Full Board or All Inclusive it is        these are neither owned or operated by Thomas              own safety as you do at home. In some places the          This will also help us to improve the holiday
possible that you may lose a meal owing to your             Cook and we cannot guarantee that they are                 local police may not be very cooperative or interested    experience for all our customers.
own particular flight times.                                maintained or operated with the customer's safety          when you report a theft or need insurance                 There may be times when our Local Agent, Tour
                                                            in mind.                                                   confirmation so always take care of your property. It     Manager, Supplier or our UK Duty Office is unable to
                                                            We would ask that you take all reasonable                  is recommended not to approach cats and dogs and          solve a particular problem immediately. While
                                                            precautions to protect yourself and your party whilst      other animals as these may carry the rabies disease       appreciating that this may be upsetting for you,
                                                            on holiday and would recommend that you only use           which can be passed on through bites and scratches.       (Thomas Cook Signature) does expect you to behave
                                                            companies who demonstrate good safety practices.           Please exercise caution before entering the sea as        in a reasonable manner towards our staff.
                                                            You should ensure watersports and other similar            the seabed is not even and changes in depth. The sea      Consequently, should any customer act in a
                                                            sporting activities you wish to take part in are           is capable of springing surprises and we have not         threatening or intimidatory manner towards
                                                            covered by your own holiday insurance. Some                inspected the beach or seabed for its safety.             (Thomas Cook Signature) staff or appointed agents,
                                                            activities/watersports may be considered to be                                                                       we shall have no hesitation in taking appropriate
                                                            hazardous pursuits by some insurance companies.                                                                      legal measures




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ELECTRICITY                                                GENERAL INFORMATION                                      YOUR FLIGHT                                                Wheelchair users
Depending on your luck and location, there may be                                                                                                                              If you have your own wheelchair, this will be carried
blackouts. Tolerance and patience are the
                                                           PHOTOGRAPHY                                              CHARTER & SCHEDULED FLIGHTS                                free of charge in addition to your normal baggage
recommended response.                                      Some of the atmospheric photography shown in             Charter flights are regular but generally not daily        allowance. Since a wheelchair is carried in the hold
                                                           conjunction with particular accommodation and            flights and are organised by tour operators, whereas       and collected in the baggage reclaim area, we advise
LOCAL INFORMATION                                          resorts advertised in this brochure (e.g. kids playing   Scheduled flights are based on pre-determined              that it is adequately insured against loss or damage
Please note that areas surrounding your holiday            on a beach or close-up in a pool) was shot on            schedules set by airlines. Charter flights usually         since the airline liability is limited. Electronically
accommodation do not form part of your package             location and not at the accommodation or resort          operate directly from the departure location to the        powered wheelchairs will be accepted for travel,
holiday and have not been inspected. These include         concerned.                                               destination without any intermediate stops so can          providing that the general conditions for their
for example the sea, beaches, roads and mountains.                                                                  be the quickest and cheapest way to reach your             carriage, as outlined in the IATA Dangerous Goods
You are responsible for taking reasonable care for
                                                           WEBSITES
                                                                                                                    destination, usually these flights don't operate on a      Regulations, are met. These relate to the batteries
your own safety and the safety of your party.              For some suppliers featured in this brochure,            previously fixed schedule. A scheduled flight may          used to power wheelchairs. Since the batteries will
                                                           including hotels and apartments, for your                have intermediate stops or require connecting              remain attached to the wheelchair, it is important
Local events, religious festivities and public holidays
                                                           information we have shown their own website              flights and some scheduled airlines work in                that the wheelchair can be easily stored in an
are likely to influence the provision of services and
                                                           address. The inclusion of such a website address         partnership with other airlines to give more choice        upright position when collapsed for carriage.
facilities within the hotels and around holiday
                                                           does not indicate any recommendation or approval         and better onward connections. Whilst the flight           Batteries must be disconnected and the battery
resorts at certain times.
                                                           by Thomas Cook for any service advertised on such a      information included in brochures is as accurate as        terminals insulated to prevent accidental shorting.
ALCOHOL RESTRICTIONS                                       website. Thomas Cook makes no guarantee or               possible at the time the brochure is printed, tour         Accompanying companion for reduced mobility
In India and Sri Lanka local elections are organised       promise regarding the accuracy of any information        operators and airlines do regularly review flight          passengers
normally once a year, on a date announced by the           contained on such websites or about the standard         arrangements to ensure flights serve customers in the
                                                           and suitability of such services. Except as provided                                                                A carer must travel with any passenger who does
government less than a month before they are to be                                                                  best possible way. This occasionally does cause
                                                           for in our Booking Conditions in connection with                                                                    not meet the DFT (Department for Transport) code
held. During election days (usually 3 days) the public                                                              disruption and changes to flight times - where
                                                           services booked by you as part of the holiday                                                                       of practice definition of self reliance. In establishing
sale or consumption of alcoholic drinks is prohibited.                                                              significant, these changes will be advised to you before
                                                           package purchased in the UK, we shall not be liable                                                                 whether someone is “self-reliant” please refer to the
We will make every effort to inform Thomas Cook                                                                     you travel.
                                                           for any loss or damage of whatever nature which                                                                     DFT code of practice. If you are not self-reliant
customers when and if we receive notification from
                                                           may arise as a result of material contained in such      ALL FLIGHTS                                                (capable of taking care of all your physical needs
India or Sri Lanka.
                                                           websites.                                                Long haul flights                                          independently in-flight) a carer is required for travel
In Muslim countries, dates of religious feasts and                                                                                                                             to take care of these needs. The carer must purchase
festivals are fixed by local sightings of the moon so      DATA PROTECTION                                          Time differences from the UK to the Tropics mean
                                                                                                                                                                               a ticket at the same time. A carer can travel with a
we cannot work out when they will be beforehand.           To comply with the Data Protection Act we would          that your flight will arrive up to 5 or 6 hours further
                                                                                                                                                                               maximum of 2 passengers requiring additional
Ramadan, which is observed for one month each              like to advise you that in order to provide you with     ahead for flights to the East and up to 5 or 6 hours
                                                                                                                                                                               assistance as outlined above.Due to CAA (Civil
year, is a period of fasting when the pace of life is      the products or services you require, the personal       behind for flights to the West. Also, flights to the
                                                                                                                                                                               Aviation Authority) regulations, any persons with
slower, public areas are busier, and there are certain     information you supply to us will be passed to           West often arrive back in the UK, the day after they
                                                                                                                                                                               reduced mobility or any physical disability or
restrictions on drinking alcohol and restaurant            relevant trusted partners or suppliers. This may         depart. For example: a flight departing from Cancun
                                                                                                                                                                               intellectual impairment cannot be allocated seats
facilities. In 2008, Ramadan is expected to run for a      involve sending your details to countries that do not    on a Sunday afternoon, arrives in the UK on the
                                                                                                                                                                               adjacent to the emergency exits.
month from 1 September and in 2009 from 21                 have an equal level of privacy legislation to that in    Monday morning. Please bear this in mind when
                                                                                                                    looking at flight times on the flight pages. Any long      Visually impaired passengers
August. Also, the Muslim New Year is different to the      the UK. Your details may also be used for improving
Christian one and during this period many shops                                                                     haul flight is a tiring experience, although there are     Passengers who are blind or visually impaired should
                                                           our customer service, analysis and occasionally, for
and restaurants may be closed.                                                                                      steps you can take to make your journey more               also please contact us on 0800 1073409 to make
                                                           the prevention of crime.
                                                                                                                    pleasant, such as drinking plenty of water and             your booking. Most airlines are able to carry guide
Chinese New Year is a major celebration throughout         We may also occasionally contact you by post or          wearing comfortable clothes. For heightened in-            dogs on many routes, please contact us on 0800 107
Asia so flights and hotels may be extremely busy           telephone to update you about great offers, products     flight comfort, you could take a Premium Cabin             3409 and we will check full details with the airline.
during this time. Most ethnic Chinese businesses,          and services from Thomas Cook group companies
including shops and restaurants (but not hotels),                                                                   upgrade, which are available on certain flights,           *The dedicated number shown is for special needs
                                                           and carefully selected third parties. Should you not     please refer to the flight pages for full details.
close totally. In 2009, the Chinese New Year is 26                                                                                                                             enquiries and we are unable to transfer calls to other
                                                           wish to receive such information, please advise one
January.                                                                                                            Carriage of infants (0-24 months): The minimum age         departments.
                                                           of our sales consultants.
If you are concerned about the possible impact of                                                                   Airlines allow carriage of infants does vary between
                                                           ABTA - THE TRAVEL ASSOCIATION                            airlines, please ask your travel agent or contact the
                                                                                                                                                                               AT THE AIRPORT
holidays and events or would like to know more,
please contact the appropriate tourist board.              Thomas Cook Scheduled Tour Operations are                airline direct for information. Thomas Cook Airlines       CHECK-IN
                                                           members of ABTA with membership number V2185.            allow infants aged 2 weeks and upwards to travel by        The following information is designed to help you
SMOKING                                                    ABTA and ABTA members help holidaymakers to get          air and the infant must either sit on an adults lap or     complete the airport check-in process as quickly as
Restrictive legislation against smoking is increasingly    the most from their travel and assist them when          occupy a car seat (infants must be at least 6 months       possible.
common in destinations worldwide. You may find             things do not go according to plan. We are obliged to    to occupy a car seat). If choosing to sit the infant on
                                                                                                                                                                               If you fail to check in on time, the airline is entitled
that your hotel or areas within your hotel and             maintain a high standard of service to you by ABTA’s     an adults lap, please see Child Price Conditions (Your
                                                                                                                                                                               to refuse to allow you to board the flight. We cannot
holiday resort operate enforced smoking restrictions.      Code of Conduct. For further information about           Holiday Price section) for prices. If choosing to
                                                                                                                                                                               accept responsibility if such a situation arises and,
In Sri Lanka smoking is not permitted in public areas.     ABTA, the Code of Conduct and the arbitration            occupy a car seat, we recommend you contact the
                                                                                                                                                                               whilst we endeavour to assist in making alternative
Fines may be imposed for breaching regulations. To         scheme available to you if you have a complaint,         relevant airline for regulations for the car seat. If
                                                                                                                                                                               travel arrangements to your resort, any cost or loss
find out more visit the FCO website www.fco.gov.uk         contact ABTA, 30 Park Street London SE1 9EQ Tel:         travelling with Thomas Cook Airlines contact Pre
                                                                                                                                                                               incurred as a result will be your responsibility.
CONDITIONS IN HOLIDAY RESORTS                              0203 117 0500 or look at our website: www.abta.com.      Flight Services Department on 0870 243 0416 for
                                                                                                                    information. Customers choosing this option will           If you fail to check in at all for your flight from the
If there is a specific problem affecting your              YOUR FINANCIAL PROTECTION                                                                                           UK, we retain the right to cancel any other
                                                                                                                    need to book a flight seat for the infant. The price of
accommodation, you should report this to the               When you buy an ATOL protected air package or            a seat for an infant will usually be the adult seat        arrangements you have booked with us and you will
accommodation staff, and if necessary to our               flight from us you will receive a confirmation invoice   only price (but there may be discounts available).         be unable to use your return flight to the UK. No
appointed representative/local agent, who will do          from us (or via our authorised agent through which       Children aged 2 or over on the RETURN flight must          refund can be made for any unused arrangements.
their best to help sort things out. Insects – ants,        you booked) confirming your arrangements and your        pay the appropriate child price of the holiday.            When you arrive at the check-in desk for your flight,
mosquitoes and cockroaches for example – are               protection under our Air Travel Organisers Licence                                                                  you will be asked for your ticket, passport and
common in hot countries. They are usually harmless,                                                                 Carriage of unaccompanied minors (under 16 years):
                                                           number 0606. In the unlikely event of our insolvency,                                                               baggage. If travelling in a group, please make sure all
and they do not mean your accommodation is dirty                                                                    Thomas Cook Airlines will not accept children under
                                                           the CAA will ensure that you are not stranded                                                                       members of your party are at the desk. Once you
or unhygienic, but obviously the sight of such                                                                      the age of 16 years unless accompanied by an adult.
                                                           abroad and will arrange to refund any money you                                                                     have checked in, you can move through to the
creatures can be off-putting if you are not used to                                                                 Other airlines we use have similar restrictions.
                                                           have paid to us for an advance booking. For further                                                                 departure lounge where you will find further
seeing them. If your hotel has an open restaurant, it                                                               Please refer to the section on ‘Your Holiday Booking’
                                                           information visit the ATOL website at                                                                               information, including your departure gate number.
may attract local birds, some of which might try to                                                                 in our Booking Conditions for our policy on children
                                                           www.atol.org.uk.                                                                                                    Important Notice: You must check-in at least 1 hour
share your food though hotels do their best to                                                                      travelling unaccompanied.
                                                           The price of your holiday includes the amount of £1                                                                 prior to departure, failure to do so could result in you
discourage them. Though frustrating, this is a             per person as part of the ATOL Protection                PASSENGERS TRAVELLING WITH REDUCED                         being denied travel. Remember no calls will be made
normal part of local life, and please don’t encourage      Contribution (APC) we pay to the CAA. This charge is     MOBILITY                                                   for your flight so please make sure that you are at
birds by feeding them. Please also refrain from            included in our advertised prices but will be shown      Making your booking                                        the departure gate no later than 45 minutes before
feeding any other wildlife.                                separately on your confirmation invoice. Where you       Passengers with reduced mobility are strongly              your departure time (60 minutes for some
Noise - Some resorts are within built-up areas or          book a package holiday from our brochure/website,        advised to contact us on 0800 1073409 before               destinations). Passengers that are refused travel will
other places where noise is common. Noise may be           which does not include a flight, we provide security     making your reservation. This will enable our              be responsible for arranging alternative
audible from road traffic or aircraft (if you are near a   by way of a bond held by ABTA. If you book               reservation agents to confirm availability of any          transportation at their own expense.
flight path). Noise is also often caused by birds and      arrangements other than a package holiday or a           assistance requirements prior to booking, as any           Thomas Cook Airlines and most other carriers permit
local wildlife, and by local activity such as              flight from us, the financial protection above does      changes made after booking will be subject to our          the in-flight consumption of alcohol purchased from
speedboats, calls to prayer and customs (for               not apply.                                               standard change fees. Do not hesitate to contact us        the on-board bar service only.
example, festivals and religious celebrations), and is                                                              on 0800 1073409 for further information, we will be
often part of the travel experience.                       TELEPHONE CALLS                                                                                                     Security: Please keep your luggage with you at all
                                                                                                                    pleased to answer any questions or queries that you
                                                           To ensure we consistently deliver excellent customer                                                                times. Never carry packages or presents for anyone
DRIVING                                                                                                             may have regarding assistance.
                                                           service, telephone calls to Thomas Cook's UK offices                                                                else. Unattended luggage will be removed and
Laws, licensing requirements and age limits vary                                                                    People needing assistance at the airport                   destroyed.
                                                           are recorded.
throughout the world. We recommend you check                                                                        If you are a wheelchair user or have reduced mobility,
                                                                                                                                                                               Emergency Exit seats: Please note, for safety reasons
with your travel agent, or the relevant embassy or                                                                  you need to call us on 0800 1073409 prior to
                                                                                                                                                                               we are unable to allocate seats on emergency exit
consulate.                                                                                                          booking, to request assistance service at airports. If
                                                                                                                                                                               rows, to either disabled passengers or children.
                                                                                                                    you do not request this in advance we cannot
                                                                                                                    guarantee that this service will be available, as there    Pregnancy: Regulations vary from airline to airline,
                                                                                                                    is a limit on the number of passengers with reduced        but some will refuse to carry women who will be 28
                                                                                                                    mobility and the number of wheelchairs we are able         weeks or more pregnant on the date of return travel.
                                                                                                                    to assist on the day with no pre-notification. The         If you are in doubt, please check with the airline
                                                                                                                    airport will signpost designated points for                concerned. We recommend that you also consult
                                                                                                                    passengers with reduced mobility.                          your own doctor.




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HOLIDAY INFORMATION
Fitness to fly: You may need permission to fly from     IN FLIGHT SAFETY                                            DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS                                       For up to date supplements for your chosen flight,
your doctor if you suffer from certain medical          Safety: the safety and welfare of passengers is of          Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a serious condition          please check with your travel agent before you book.
conditions, which may mean you also require             paramount importance. While we wish to create a             where blood clots develop in the deep veins of the         Please note that Premium seat supplements are in
assistance from the airline. Should you have any        genuine holiday mood, we will deny boarding or              legs. Prolonged immobility is generally thought to be      addition to other flight supplements.
concerns about your fitness to fly and you are flying   impose additional conditions of carriage on any             the common underlying risk factor, and thus any            Flight Routing: a direct flight may touch down en-
with Thomas Cook Airlines please contact 0870 243       passenger who:                                              travel involving prolonged immobility can result in        route for re-fuelling, or to pick up and/or drop off
0416.                                                                                                               developing a DVT. A wide range of advice is available      passengers. In these instances you are not normally
                                                        •is intoxicated and or disruptive.
Baggage delays: Although handling arrangements at                                                                   on DVT - you are strongly recommended to obtain            required to disembark and the flight is still
                                                        •found to be smoking on board our aircraft.
UK departure points are excellent, there are                                                                        advice that will include information on those people       considered to be a direct flight. A non-direct flight
occasions when your baggage may be delayed.             •makes an inappropriate remark. Inappropriate               most at risk of DVT and how to reduce risks when           may require a change of aircraft en-route while a
However, if the recommended insurance is taken,          remarks are considered as any comment or                   flying. Most passengers can reduce risks through           non-stop flight will take you directly to your final
you are covered for emergency purchases.                 statement made by a person, which indicates they           keeping circulation active by practicing in-seat           destination airport without stopping.
                                                         may be carrying a bomb (or other such explosive            exercises, especially leg exercises, and walking
Sporting Equipment: Most airlines can accept most                                                                                                                              Code sharing
                                                         device), a firearm or weapon regardless of that            around the aircraft whenever possible. Most airlines
types of sports equipment - charges apply. All such                                                                                                                            Some airlines now work in partnership with one
                                                         person’s intent or reason for making the comment           provide details of suitable exercises you can do and
items will travel on a weight and space-permitting                                                                                                                             another and sell seats on each other’s planes to
                                                         or statement.                                              other measures you can take to reduce risks within
basis only. You should also have insurance for these                                                                                                                           enable more choice and better onward connections.
items.                                                  Although we want you to start and end your holiday          their in-flight magazines or during in-flight videos       This means that your flight may be with a different
                                                        on a high note, please make sure that you keep any          and if you are flying with Thomas Cook Airlines,
Hand Baggage: The check-in agent at the airport will                                                                                                                           company to the one you expect.
                                                        drinking to a minimum before the departure of your          please also visit www.thomascookairlines.co.uk for
ask you to show your hand baggage. Only one item                                                                                                                               Airline (Operating Carrier) Information
                                                        flight. We will deny boarding to any passenger who          further information. More comprehensive advice
of hand baggage is permitted. If you are flying with
                                                        appears to be intoxicated or whose behaviour we             can be found on the UK Department of Health's              In accordance with EU Regulations we are required
Thomas Cook Airlines, this should not be over 5kg in
                                                        consider to be disruptive. Passengers that are              website (www.dh.gov.uk) but if you believe you are         to advise you of the operating carrier(s) (or, if the
weight or bigger than 43 x 28 x 23 cm in size. Please
                                                        refused travel will be responsible for arranging            at a higher risk or have any concerns about the risks      operating carrier(s) is not known, the likely carrier(s))
bear in mind that Charter airlines have greater
                                                        alternative transportation at their own expense.            or doubts about flying, you must consult your GP           that will operate your flight(s) at the time of
restrictions on size of hand baggage than Scheduled
                                                        We realise that some larger passengers, due to their        before you travel.                                         booking. Where we are only able to inform you of
airlines – please ask your travel agent for specific
                                                        size, often find that aircraft seat width is insufficient                                                              the likely carrier(s) at the time of booking, we will
information on the airline you are flying with. The                                                                 Seat Pitch: we advise that the distance between the
                                                        for their needs. For your own safety and comfort and                                                                   inform you of the identity of the operating carrier(s)
low dose X-Ray machines used at UK airports to                                                                      back support cushion of your flight seat and the
                                                        that of other passengers, you must advise us or your                                                                   as soon as we become aware of this. Any change to
examine hand luggage will not affect phxotographic                                                                  back of the seat or other fixed structure in front of
                                                        travel agent at the time of booking if you know or                                                                     the operating carrier(s) after your booking has been
film. Hold baggage is subject to a higher dose X-Ray                                                                your seat will not be less than the minimum stated
                                                        are unsure as to whether the seat size on the aircraft                                                                 confirmed will be notified to you as soon as possible.
inspection and we suggest therefore that you pack                                                                   in the UK Civil Aviation Authority’s Airworthiness
your film in your hand luggage. Items such as knives,   will be sufficient for your needs. If you do require        Notice No.64, issue 2 of the 29th October 2001 (26         Any change in the identity of the airline, flight
scissors, tweezers and laser pointers may not be        additional space, then subject to availability, you can     inches).                                                   timings and/or aircraft type will not entitle you to
carried as hand luggage. These should be carried as     purchase more than one seat located side by side or                                                                    cancel or change to other flight arrangements
                                                        if you prefer, a wider seat in an upgraded class            FLIGHT OPERATION                                           without paying our normal charges except where
hold baggage only. Any such items or sharp objects
                                                        (where applicable). We regret however, that due to          Flight timings shown in this brochure are based on         specified in our conditions.
will be confiscated if packed in your hand luggage.
                                                        additional costs incurred by us, you will have to pay       the 24 hour clock system. These timings, however, are
For full details of items permitted on board, please
                                                        the full cost of all seats required by you, plus any        provisional only and will be submitted for approval
check with the airline you are flying with.
                                                        upgrade supplement per seat. If you are purchasing          by the UK and overseas scheduling committees, and
Hold Baggage: Your hold baggage must not exceed                                                                     are therefore given for guidance only and are subject
                                                        extra seats due to your size, please contact us or your
the stated allowance on your ticket. A charge will be                                                               to alteration and confirmation. Our reservation
                                                        travel agent.
made if the stated allowance is exceeded. Baggage                                                                   system will show the latest timings for your flight.
allowances range from 15kg up to 30kg. Individual       Smoking: please note that whatever airline you fly
                                                        with, all UK airlines have a strict no-smoking policy       The right is reserved to substitute alternative airlines
items of luggage must not exceed 30kg for lifting                                                                   and/or aircraft at any time. All bookings are subject
purposes.                                               throughout the aircraft.
                                                                                                                    to the grant of licenses by the Civil Aviation
Flights to/from USA – authorities in USA prohibit                                                                   Authority.
carriage of butane lighters on board any aircraft                                                                   Flight Supplements
operating to/from the USA, in hold or hand baggage
                                                                                                                    These are based on a variety of factors. For Charter
or on their person.
                                                                                                                    flights, these are influenced by departure point, time
Medical Equipment: If you are carrying                                                                              and/or date of departure and/or services onboard.
medical/mobility equipment, you must ensure that                                                                    We reserve the right to change flight supplements
you have adequate insurance to cover the items for                                                                  from time to time.
possible loss or damage.
                                                                                                                    It is not possible to show the supplements and fares
Valuables: Please remember to pack any valuables                                                                    for all Scheduled Flights due the range of flight
including money, credit cards, jewellery, keys and                                                                  options available. We can usually offer you a choice
camera equipment in your hand luggage and not in                                                                    of airlines and a choice of seat classes or upgrade
your suitcase.                                                                                                      options on each airline – your travel agent will be
                                                                                                                    able to confirm the current prices. Please note that
                                                                                                                    prices we show for Scheduled flights are based upon
                                                                                                                    the lowest fare available. The airlines will limit the
                                                                                                                    number of seats available at these prices by flight
                                                                                                                    and date of travel. If the price shown in the brochure
                                                                                                                    is not available when you book, we will offer you the
                                                                                                                    next best seat price.




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                                                                                                                    been checking hotels to see how they perform in sustainability audits. Hotels who
                                                                                                                    perform well in this area receive these coveted awards as recognition.
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                                                                                                                    Hotels featuring the Bronze Travelife award have reduced their impact on the
                                                                                                                    environment and treat their people fairly. The Silver Travelife award shows that these
                                                                                                                    hotels play an active part in helping the local community and environment. The Gold
                                                                                                                    Travelife award signifies where hotels have demonstrated advanced sustainability,
                                                                                                                    encouraging others to participate, seeking continual improvements and actively
                                                                                                                    communicating their progress.




 SPECIAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES
 Customers with special needs who require advice or
 assistance should contact our dedicated team on
 0800 107 3409. Direct text phone number 0800 107 3408.
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                                                                                                                                                                             |    BOOKING CONDITIONS
Please read the following booking conditions carefully       Period of notice we         Compensation for each full         are to take reasonable skill and care to arrange for the       booking, thereby incurring any relevant cancellation
as they set out the terms and conditions of the              give you or your travel     fare paying passenger              provision of such services and facilities and, where we        charges and then making a new booking, which will be
contract between you and Thomas Cook Scheduled               agent before departure                                         or our supplier is actually providing the service or           subject to availability and any additional price increase.
Tour Operations Limited (“we”, “us” and “our”). Your                                     Option 1         Option 2          facility, to provide them with reasonable skill and care.      Transfer of any other type of booking is subject to the
contract will be governed by English law and any             57+ days                    £0               £0                Compliance with any applicable regulatory                      supplier’s own terms and conditions and the applicable
disputes will be dealt with in the courts of England         56-43 days                  £10              £5                requirements (such as, for example, those of the Civil         amendment or cancellation charges as stated in
and Wales. If you live in Northern Ireland or Scotland,      42-49 days                  £20              £10               Aviation Authority) will be proper performance of our,         section C.
the courts of Northern Ireland or Scotland (as               28-15 days                  £30              £15               and our suppliers’, obligations. You must show that            B3. Our Liability to You
appropriate) can deal with any disputes.                     14-0 days                   £40              £25               reasonable skill and care has not been used if you wish        Our responsibility is to make arrangements for the
Our obligations to you will vary depending upon                                                                             to make any claim.                                             provision by the relevant suppliers (including air carrier
whether or not what you book with us is a package            Compensation payments relating to a child place for            (ii) For claims which do not involve death or personal         of air transport, accommodation owner/supplier, car
holiday (“Package”) as defined by the Package Travel,        which you have paid a child price are half the amounts         injury, we accept liability, subject to paragraph (i) above    hire provider) of the components you book, but we do
Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992.         shown (up to half the child price paid). There are no          and (iv) below, should any part of your Package not be         not have any responsibility for the operation of the
Section A below details the booking conditions which         compensation payments payable to those traveling on            as described in this Guide or elsewhere by us before           component itself.
apply particularly to such a booking. Where you book         ‘free child places’, ‘free group places’ or infants.           you leave the U.K. If we have liability, we will, subject to   We have no liability to you for any dissatisfaction, loss
only a ‘Flight’ or a ‘Hotel’ the terms which particularly    A4. Minor Changes By Us Before Travel                          clause C9 and clause C12 below, pay you reasonable             of enjoyment, loss, injury or damage which results
apply to such a booking are detailed in Section B under      Any change which we do not consider significant, is a          compensation. However, the maximum we will pay you             from your use of the single component unless we have
the heading “Single Components”. There are certain           minor change. We will endeavour to tell you about a            in any circumstances is twice the price of the Package.        negligently failed to select a normally competent
terms which apply to any type of booking and these           minor change before you travel but we are not obliged          This maximum will only be payable when every aspect            provider of the relevant component. Further, we have
are detailed in Section C.                                   to do so and we will not pay compensation. The flights         of your Package has gone wrong and you have not                no liability to you in any event for any consequential
                                                             we offer are operated by a range of scheduled or               received any benefit from your Package. Any sums
A. Package holiday                                                                                                                                                                         loss which you may suffer in relation to any
                                                             charter airlines, using wide or narrow body jet aircraft.      received by you from suppliers, will be deducted from          arrangements which you book to coincide with the
The information in our brochure and on our website,
                                                             It may not be possible at the time of booking to specify       any sum paid to you as compensation by us.                     single component you have booked with us.
along with the terms set out below and the terms set
                                                             the airline or type of aircraft. Please note that two          (iii) For claims which involve death or personal injury        Please note, in the unlikely event of our
out in section C, apply when you book a Package.
                                                             airlines may share the same services, therefore a flight       as a result of an activity forming part of your Package        collapse/insolvency, any money you have paid is not
A1. Your Contract/Financial Protection                       may not be operated by the airline whose designated            (excluding Resort Booked Excursions – see section C5           protected by a scheme of financial protection. If this is
The financial bonding requirements of the Travel             code is shown on your itinerary and ticket. We are             ‘Excursions’), we have liability subject to paragraph (i)      important to you, we recommend you book a Package
Association (ABTA) and the Civil Aviation Authority          required to inform you of the identity of the airline          above and (iv) below. If we accept liability, we will,         with us or obtain suitable travel insurance.
(CAA) have been observed by us in relation to the            operating your flight. Any changes to the operating            subject to paragraphs (v) and (vi) and clause C9 below,
provision of all our Packages. Our CAA ATOL number is        airline will be notified to you in all cases at check in or    pay you reasonable compensation.                               C. All Bookings
0606 [and our ABTA membership number V2185].                 at the boarding gate. We reserve the right to change           (iv) We accept liability in accordance with paragraphs         Before you book please visit our website or discuss your
These arrangements ensure that payments made by              airlines or aircraft types at any time and changes of          (i), (ii) and (iii) above and subject to paragraphs (v) and    choice of destination, accommodation and transport
you for your Package would be refunded and/or you            this type will not constitute a significant change.            (vi) and clause C9 below except where the cause of the         with our reservations staff or your travel agent, to
would be repatriated in the unlikely event of our                                                                           failure in your Package or any death or personal injury        make sure it will be suitable for you and the people you
insolvency.                                                  A5. Cancellation By Us                                         you may suffer is not due to any fault on our part or          will be traveling with. Some travel and accommodation
                                                             We can cancel your Package and any other Package we                                                                           arrangements are only available on a request basis –
A2. Price Changes                                                                                                           that of our servants, agents or suppliers, and is either
                                                             operate. On rare occasions, we may need to cancel your                                                                        where this is the case you will be advised at the time
Changes in transportation costs, including the cost of                                                                      attributable to you, or attributable to someone
                                                             Package if there is insufficient demand for your                                                                              you make your enquiry and details of the
fuel, dues, taxes or fees chargeable for services such as                                                                   unconnected with the Package and is unforeseeable or
                                                             particular Package. If we have to cancel a Package for                                                                        arrangements on request will be shown on any
landing taxes or embarkation or disembarkation fees                                                                         unavoidable, or due to unusual or unforeseeable
                                                             any particular reason, we will tell you as soon as                                                                            documentation we issue. Any arrangements that we
at ports and airports and exchange rates mean that                                                                          circumstances beyond our control, the consequences of
                                                             reasonably possible. In these circumstances, we will, if                                                                      advise you are on request are not confirmed or
the price of your Package may change after you have                                                                         which could not have been avoided even if all due care
                                                             we are able to do so, offer you an alternative Package of                                                                     guaranteed and are subject to change until we receive
booked. However there will be no change within 30                                                                           had been exercised, or an event which neither we, nor
                                                             equivalent or closely similar standard and price at no                                                                        confirmation from our supplier.
days of your departure.                                                                                                     our servants, agents or suppliers could have foreseen or
                                                             extra cost, or a less expensive Package, in which case
We will absorb and you will not be charged for any                                                                          forestalled.                                                   C1. Your Holiday Booking
                                                             we will refund the difference in price. If you do not
increase equivalent to 2% of the price of your Package,                                                                     (v)You are obliged to assist us in recovering from any         The person who signs the booking form or completes
                                                             wish to take the alternative we offer you, you can
which excludes insurance premiums and any                                                                                   third party any sum which may compensate us for any            the booking online or by telephone is the 'lead name'.
                                                             choose another offered for sale by us and pay, or
amendment charges. You will be charged for the                                                                              sums we pay you. In particular, you are obliged to             He or she must be 18 years of age or over at the time of
                                                             receive a full refund of, any price difference. Or, if you
amount over and above that, plus an administration                                                                          assign to us any rights that you may have against any          booking. If you are under 18 at the time of booking and
                                                             prefer, you can receive a full refund of any money you
charge of £1.00 per person together with an amount to                                                                       other person whose acts or omissions have caused or            wish to travel without an adult accompanying you, we
                                                             have paid to us, except for any amendment charges.
cover agents’ commission. If this means that you have                                                                       contributed to our legal liability to pay you                  will only allow you to travel if you are 16 or 17 at the
                                                             We will consider an appropriate refund of insurance
to pay an increase of more than 10% of the price of                                                                         compensation. You must also provide us with all                time of departure and you can provide written
                                                             premiums paid if you can show that you are unable to
your Package, you will have the option of accepting a                                                                       assistance we may reasonably require. Finally, you must        authority from your parent or legal guardian who must
                                                             transfer or reuse your policy. However, we will not
change to another Package if we are able to offer one                                                                       follow the procedures for the notification of                  sign the booking form in the presence of a travel agent
                                                             cancel your Package within 8 weeks of departure
(if this is of equivalent or higher quality you will not                                                                    complaints set out in the clause below entitled “If you        (telephone and online bookings cannot be made if you
                                                             except if we are forced to do so because of unusual
have to pay more but if it is of lower quality you will be                                                                  have a complaint”.                                             are under 18). The travel agent may ask the
                                                             circumstances we could not have foreseen, where we
refunded the difference in price), or cancelling and                                                                        (vi) Should you become ill while on your Package, you          parent/guardian to produce a copy of their passport
                                                             could not avoid the results of those circumstances
receiving a full refund of all monies paid, except for any                                                                  must, in addition to reporting your illness to your            showing their name and signature. Written permission
                                                             even after taking all reasonable care. (See
amendment charges. You must cancel within 14 days                                                                           accommodation provider, consult a local doctor and             from a parent or legal guardian cannot be accepted
                                                             'Circumstances Beyond Our Control' below) No
from the issue date printed on your final invoice.                                                                          also consult your GP upon your return to the UK.               unless their signature can be checked. On signing the
                                                             compensation will be payable in these circumstances,
We will consider an appropriate refund of insurance                                                                         Should you then wish to make a claim against us as a           booking form, a contract will exist between your
                                                             whenever they happen, and we will only have to offer
premiums paid if you can show that you are unable to                                                                        result of that illness, you must provide us with details       parent/guardian and us. If you are under 16 on your
                                                             you the above choices. We can also cancel if you fail to
transfer or reuse your policy. Should the price of your                                                                     of both the local doctor whom you saw and your GP,             departure date an adult of 18 years or over must
                                                             make payment for your booking on time.
Package go down due to the changes mentioned                                                                                together with written authority for us to obtain a             accompany you.
above, by more than 2% of your Package cost, then any        A6. Circumstances Beyond Our Control                           medical report from both those doctors.                         The lead name is responsible for payment of the total
refund due will be paid to you. However, please note         Except where we say differently elsewhere in these             (vii) If you or any member of your party suffers illness,      booking price, including any insurance premiums and
that Packages are not always purchased in local              conditions, we will not pay any compensation,                  injury or death, through misadventure, as a result of          subsequent cancellation or amendment charges that
currency and some apparent changes have no impact            reimburse expenses, or cover losses for any amount or          any activity which does not form part of your                  may be payable. He or she also agrees to provide
on the price of your Package due to contractual and          otherwise accept responsibility if we have to change           contracted Package arrangements, we will provide you           accurate and full information to the remainder of the
other protection in place.                                   your Package after departure, or we, or our suppliers,         with all reasonable assistance. This assistance may            traveling party in relation to the booking, including any
                                                             cannot supply your Package, as we, or they, had agreed,        include our making a contribution towards your initial         changes thereto and confirms that all the other
A3. Changes Made By Us Before Travel                         or you suffer any loss or damage of any description, as        legal costs in taking action against the person(s)             members of the party, including any that may be
From time to time we may have to change details of           a result of circumstances beyond our control. When we          responsible providing you request this within 90 days          added at a later date, agree to be bound by these
the package you have booked. If any change will have a       refer to circumstances beyond our control, we mean             of the incident in question. All assistance (financial or      conditions, and all other information in the relevant
significant effect on your package, we will tell you         any event that we, or the supplier in question, could          otherwise) is subject to our reasonable discretion and a       brochure and on our websites (as applicable).For all
about it before you travel, if there is time. Changes we     not foresee or avoid, even after taking all reasonable         maximum total cost to ourselves of £5,000 per                  bookings as described in Section A and/or Section B
will tell you about include:                                 care. Such circumstances will usually include, but are         booking form. If you are entitled to have any costs and        above, a contract will exist between you and us when
• Change of your UK departure airport                        not limited to, war, terrorist activity, civil unrest,         expenses arising from such an incident met by or from          we issue a confirmation invoice/receipt/e-mail.
• Significant change of your destination                     industrial dispute, bad weather (actual or threatened)         any insurance policy or if you obtain a costs order
• A change of more than 6 hrs to the time you leave          and significant building work ongoing outside of your                                                                         C2. Payment terms
                                                                                                                            against anyone in relation to the incident, you must
  the UK or your destination on breaks of 4 nights or        accommodation, which is not known to us in advance                                                                            If your booking is made more than 8 weeks before the
                                                                                                                            repay to us the costs and expenses we spend in
  less, or a change of more than 12 hours for all other      of your departure date and building work from a third                                                                         intended departure date, you must pay either: -
                                                                                                                            assisting you.
  longer holiday durations                                   party (such as resort development).                                                                                           (i) the full fare (depending on the carrier's conditions
                                                                                                                            (viii) Other than as set out above, and as is detailed
• If we downgrade your accommodation by one full                                                                                                                                           for the travel arrangements in question), or
                                                             A7. Changes Made After Travel                                  elsewhere in these booking conditions, we shall have
  Tour Operator rating                                                                                                                                                                     (ii) a deposit as required by us and/or the supplier of
                                                             If, after your departure, a significant part of your pre-      no legal liability whatsoever to you for any loss,
If you do not want to accept a significant change,                                                                                                                                         the services for the arrangements in question, the
                                                             booked Package arrangements cannot be provided, you            damage, personal injury or death which you suffer
which we tell you about before you depart, we will, if                                                                                                                                     amount of which will be advised at the time of
                                                             will be offered a suitable alternative if possible. If         arising directly or indirectly from any aspect of your
we are able to do so, offer you an alternative package                                                                                                                                     booking.
                                                             appropriate, we will also pay you compensation in              Package.
of equivalent or closely similar standard and price at no                                                                                                                                  You will be advised at the time of booking what
extra cost, or a less expensive package, in which case       accordance with the table in the section entitled              A10. Airline Collapse                                          payment is required for your particular arrangements.
we will refund the difference in price. If you do not        ‘Changes Made By Us Before Travel’ unless the reason           In the unlikely event that the airline with which you          The balance of the cost of your travel arrangements
wish to take the alternative we offer you, you can           for the change is due to circumstances beyond our              are travelling ceases to trade whilst you are abroad,          must be paid within 8 weeks before the departure
choose a different package offered for sale by us and        control (see section entitled ‘Circumstances Beyond            you must contact us at the earliest opportunity to             date. If your booking is made within 8 weeks of your
pay, or receive a refund of, any price difference. Or, if    Our Control’). If it is not possible to offer you a suitable   allow us to seek to find you an alternative return flight.     intended departure date, the total cost of your travel
you prefer, you can cancel your Package and receive a        alternative or, for good reasons, you do not accept the        We shall not be liable for any costs you incur in making       arrangements must be paid at the time of booking.
full refund of any money you have paid to us, except         alternative arrangements, you will have the right to           your own return flight arrangements if you have not            PLEASE NOTE FAILURE TO PAY ON TIME WILL RESULT IN
for any amendment charges. We will consider an               cancel your booking. In this event, you will have the          given us the opportunity to arrange an alternative             CANCELLATION.
appropriate refund of insurance premiums paid if you         right to be returned by the same means of transport to         flight home for you.                                           If you are purchasing a travel insurance policy through
can show that you are unable to transfer or reuse your       your original departure point at no extra cost provided                                                                       us, the premium for this will also be payable at time of
                                                             that transport is available. This does not impose an
                                                                                                                            B. Single Components
policy.                                                                                                                     The terms set out below, together with the terms set           booking.
Unless the change is as a result of circumstances listed     obligation on us to make specific transport
                                                             arrangements for you if none are available.
                                                                                                                            out in section C, apply when you book individual travel        C3. Special requests
in the paragraph below headed ’Circumstances Beyond                                                                         components such as only a ‘Flight’ or only a ‘Hotel’.          If you have a special request for anything that is not
our Control’, we will pay you compensation as shown in       A8. Flight Delays                                              They apply whether you book one component or more              automatically part of the travel arrangements you
the table below. If you accept the significant change or     Delays sometimes occur. We work closely with the               than one component. Booking more than one                      book through us, please advise us when you book and
amend to a different package offered for sale by us you      airlines and overseas offices to make sure any delay is        component does not create a Package.                           we will pass this information on to the companies we
will receive compensation as per Option 1 in the table       as short as possible. When a delay occurs we will try to                                                                      work with. Our note of your request on your
below. If you reject the significant change and cancel       make sure refreshments or meals are provided when
                                                                                                                            B1. Price Changes
                                                                                                                            Price increases may occur any time prior to departure,         invoice/receipt confirms we have received it and does
your booking you will receive compensation as per            appropriate. We will not do this ourselves as such                                                                            not guarantee that we, or the relevant supplier, can
Option 2. The amounts in the table are by way of                                                                            you will be liable to pay any such increases in full. If,
                                                             arrangements will normally be the responsibility of the                                                                       meet your request. Where possible they will try to help
guideline only and may in appropriate circumstances                                                                         before you book, we know of circumstances that may
                                                             airline. If you have taken out our recommended travel                                                                         you, but we cannot guarantee any request unless it is
be increased.                                                                                                               cause an increase in the price of your booking after you
                                                             insurance or a comparable policy you should have cover                                                                        noted on your invoice/receipt and we also confirm the
                                                                                                                            have paid, we will endeavour to provide details to you.
                                                             against delays.                                                                                                               request separately in writing. We must emphasise that
                                                             A9. Our Liability to You                                       B2. Transfer of Bookings                                       verbal confirmations of special requests cannot be
                                                                                                                            In the case of a scheduled flight only booking, transfer       taken as a guarantee that they will be met e.g. special
                                                             (i) Our obligations, and those of our suppliers providing
                                                                                                                            to another person will involve cancelling the original         meal types on flights
                                                             any service or facility involved in any of your Package,




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C4. Insurance                                                                                                              C10. Baggage                                                 significant information changes or we find any
You must take out adequate travel insurance suitable for your needs before you travel. We cannot be responsible for        The amount of compensation we will pay for any loss          mistakes, we will put details on our computer
any costs you incur as a result of you failing to do so. For your own peace of mind the insurance should cover you if      or damage to luggage is limited in accordance with the       reservation system or website so you will receive the
you have to cancel your arrangements, or for any emergencies such as illness or injury that arise while you are away.      conventions listed in the above section. For claims for      latest information when you make your booking.
If you have not already purchased travel insurance, please visit www.thomascook.com or your Thomas Cook store              missing or damaged baggage you must follow the               Descriptions of accommodation, facilities and services
for a no obligation quote.                                                                                                 rules on the back or your ticket or contained within the     we provide are based on information obtained from
                                                                                                                           carrier’s conditions of carriage. Please note time limits    our suppliers. Sometimes the facilities described will be
C5. Excursions
                                                                                                                           apply within which to notify us or the carrier and make      withdrawn for reasons such as maintenance, bad
Excursions include, but are not restricted to, any sightseeing trips, gigs, events or other tours attended in resort for
                                                                                                                           a claim. We will not accept liability for high-value         weather or lack of demand from guests. Where our
which additional payment is required. Excursions can either be booked and/or paid for in resort ("Resort Booked
                                                                                                                           items which you should insure for the appropriate            suppliers advise us about significant changes to
Excursions") or pre-booked and paid for when you book your Holiday ("Pre-booked Excursions"). All excursions are
                                                                                                                           amount.                                                      descriptions or about the withdrawal of any
supplied by third party suppliers and are subject to the clause C8. We accept, subject to clauses A9 and C8 entitled
                                                                                                                                                                                        significant facility, we will tell you as soon as possible.
"Suppliers' Conditions" and "Our Liability to You" below, responsibility for Pre-booked Excursions. However, Resort        C11. Flight and Other Travel Timings
                                                                                                                                                                                        Some activities or facilities, water-sports for example,
Booked Excursions do not form part of your Package and are not governed by the Package Travel, Package Holiday             Flight timings are provided by airlines and are subject
                                                                                                                                                                                        may not be available all year round. There may be a
and Package Tours Regulations 1992. We do not have any responsibility or liability whatsoever for anything which           to Air Traffic Control restrictions. All means of
                                                                                                                                                                                        charge for some facilities, for example, TVs, safety
may go wrong on a Resort Booked Excursion. We, our servants, employees or agents are acting, depending upon the            transportation are subject to weather conditions and
                                                                                                                                                                                        deposit boxes, sun-loungers, parasols, tennis courts,
actual Resort Booked Excursion, either as agents for the relevant Resort Booked Excursion supplier or as agent for         the need for constant maintenance and the ability of
                                                                                                                                                                                        pool tables and air-conditioning. In some places during
you. In any event the contract for any Resort Booked Excursion is between you and the Resort Booked Excursion              passengers to check in on time. There is no guarantee
                                                                                                                                                                                        high season (and even at other times) there is a
provider. It is your responsibility to note carefully any conditions of contract contained in any Resort Booked            that transport will depart at the times stated on any
                                                                                                                                                                                        possibility you will be disturbed by noise from less
Excursion, literature, ticket or receipt you are given. For Resort Booked Excursions you may be subject to the laws of     itinerary or tickets which you receive. All timings are
                                                                                                                                                                                        considerate groups, so please bear this in mind when
the country in which you take your excursion and may be required to bring any disputes or claims before the Courts         estimates only, and we do not have any liability to you
                                                                                                                                                                                        choosing your destination and accommodation. Any
of that country also.                                                                                                      for any delay, which may arise, or for any schedule
                                                                                                                                                                                        transfer times we quote for travel between airport and
C6. Changes you make before travel                                                                                         alterations
                                                                                                                                                                                        resort are approximate and, depending on
If you want to change the arrangements you have booked in any way, we will try to help you, although we cannot             C12. Denied Boarding                                         circumstances, the journey time to your own chosen
guarantee that we will always be able to do this as changes are subject to availability at the time and to the             Where a flight ticket is downgraded or a flight              property may be longer.
transport providers terms and conditions. Please note that typically changes to scheduled flight tickets, ferry and        cancelled, delayed, or boarding is denied by any carrier
Eurostar tickets are very restrictive. Where we can make a change, we will charge for any additional services,             in circumstances which would entitle you to
                                                                                                                                                                                        C16. Personal Information
                                                                                                                                                                                        To comply with the Data Protection Act we would like
facilities, or other items changed, at the price which applies on the day the change is made. In addition, we will also    compensation under the Denied Boarding Regulations
                                                                                                                                                                                        to advise you that in order to provide you with the
apply charges for each person on the booking and for each item you want to change as shown in the table below.             2004, then you are obliged to claim the appropriate
                                                                                                                                                                                        products or services you require, the personal
Any booking discount you may have received at the time the original booking was made, may be altered or reduced            sums pursuant to those Regulations from the carrier.
                                                                                                                                                                                        information you supply to us will be passed to relevant
whenever changes are made. If you have paid supplements for accommodation and the number of people in your                 Any sums received by you in this respect constitute the
                                                                                                                                                                                        trusted partners or suppliers. This may involve sending
accommodation changes, you may have to pay extra and may lose any free or reduced infant and child places or any           full amount of your entitlement to compensation for
                                                                                                                                                                                        your details to countries that do not have an equal
free group places.                                                                                                         all matters flowing from the carrier’s actions and
                                                                                                                                                                                        level of privacy legislation to that in the UK. Your
The costs shown below are per change per person.                                                                           which fall within the scope of the Denied Boarding
                                                                                                                                                                                        details may also be used for improving our customer
                                                                                                                           Regulations. If, for any reason, you do not claim against
                                      Notice given more           Notice given 56-            Notice given 21 days         the carrier and make a claim for compensation from us,
                                                                                                                                                                                        service, analysis and occasionally, for the prevention of
                                      than 56 days                22 days                     or less                      you must, at the time of payment of any compensation
                                                                                                                                                                                        crime.
Transport (e.g. Air/Sea/Road/Rail)    £35 a change               £50 a change                Cancellation charges                                                                       We may also occasionally contact you by post or
                                                                                                                           to you , make a complete assignment to us of the
                                                                                             see ‘Cancellation by You’                                                                  telephone to update you about great offers, products
                                                                                                                           rights you have against the carrier in relation to the
                                                                                                                                                                                        and services from Thomas Cook group companies and
Date of Travel                        £35 a change               Cancellation charges - see ‘Cancellation                  claim that gives rise to that compensation payment.
                                                                                                                                                                                        carefully selected third parties. Should you not wish to
                                                                 by You’                                                   C13. Complaints                                              receive such information, please advise one of our sales
Destination Airport                   £35 a change               Cancellation changes - see ‘Cancellation                  We aim to provide the best holiday possible. However,        consultants or make the appropriate opt out choices
                                                                 by You’                                                   if you are not satisfied please complain as soon as          on the website when you book
Name Change (see Note 1)                                       £35 per name change                                         possible to the relevant person (for example, the
                                                                                                                           accommodation management or transport supplier). If
                                                                                                                                                                                        C17. Your Responsibility
                                                                                                                                                                                        We want all our customers to have an enjoyable,
Note: the transport provider may impose additional charges of up to 100% of the ticket cost, any such                      they cannot help, you must tell your holiday
                                                                                                                                                                                        carefree Holiday. But you must remember that you are
charges will be in addition to the amendment fees listed above - see the Exception in the section                          Representative or our Local Agent and we will do
                                                                                                                                                                                        responsible for your actions and the effect they may
‘Cancellation By You’ below.                                                                                               everything reasonably possible to sort the problem out.
                                                                                                                                                                                        have on others. If we, or another person in authority,
Accommodation                         £35 a change                £50 a change                Cancellation charges         If you are still not satisfied, ask your holiday
                                                                                                                                                                                        believe:
                                                                                              see ‘Cancellation by You’    Representative or our Local Agent for a Customer
                                                                                                                                                                                        • your actions could upset, annoy or disturb other
                                                                                                                           Relations Report Form. If you do not have the services
Optional Extras (see Note 2)          The greater of £35          Cancellation charges - see ‘Cancellation                                                                              customers, our suppliers or our own staff, or put them
                                                                                                                           of a Representative or our Local Agent, or they are not
                                      or Loss of Deposit          by You’                                                                                                               in any risk or danger, or damage property; or
                                                                                                                           available, you must contact our UK Duty Office (on the
                                                                                                                                                                                        • you are unfit to travel;
                                                                                                                           number shown on your travel documentation) straight
Note 1: You are not permitted to change all the names on any booking and at least one of the passengers (over 18)                                                                       we may end your Holiday and terminate your contract.
                                                                                                                           away. When you get back home, send a letter (and
on the original booking must remain, unless you are prevented from travelling for reasons beyond your control and                                                                       You and your traveling party will be prevented from
                                                                                                                           where possible, enclose your completed Customer
not simply from a change of mind.                                                                                                                                                       using your booked accommodation, transport, and any
                                                                                                                           Relations Report Form), to our offices in the UK, within
Note 2: When we refer to 'Optional Extras', we mean anything you choose to add to your booking that is additional                                                                       other Travel Arrangements forming part of your
                                                                                                                           28 days of returning home. If you have special needs
to the inclusive transport and accommodation arrangements you book. For example, car hire, weddings or park                                                                             booking and we will not be liable for any refund,
                                                                                                                           that prevent you from writing to us then, where
tickets. If you cancel any Optional Extras for which there is a cost, we will apply the charges above.                                                                                  compensation or any other costs you have to pay.
                                                                                                                           possible, we will accept details of your complaint over
                                                                                                                                                                                        Alternatively at our discretion, you may be permitted to
C7. Cancellation By You                                                                                                    the telephone. For complaints arising from Scheduled
                                                                                                                                                                                        continue with your Holiday but may have additional
The lead name on the booking must give notice to cancel in writing and the charges shown below apply from the              airlines, we will act as a liaison between you and the
                                                                                                                                                                                        terms of carriage imposed upon you. See 'In-Flight
date we receive the notice at our offices or the travel agent activates the cancellation.                                  airline, to try to assist in resolving the problem. If we
                                                                                                                                                                                        Safety in the All You Need To Know/Holiday
In order to cover our expected losses from the cancellation of the booking there is a set scale of charges which           cannot help and you wish to take matters further, you
                                                                                                                                                                                        Information sections of the relevant brochure and on
must be paid by you if you or anyone traveling with you cancels. Also note the ‘Exception’ described below which           must contact the airline directly.
                                                                                                                                                                                        our websites for further details.
may apply in addition to the scale of charges.                                                                             The address to send your completed form and covering
                                                                                                                                                                                        In addition to the above and the effect your actions
Time we receive your notice to                          Cancellation charge                                                letter to is:
                                                                                                                                                                                        may have on others, you must particularly also bear in
cancel before departure                                                                                                                                                                 mind that you are responsible for your safety, and that
More than 56 days                                       Loss of deposit                                                    Customer Relations Department, Thomas Cook, 2/4
                                                                                                                                                                                        you are responsible for the condition of the property
56-29 days                                              50% cost of holiday                                                Godwin Street, Bradford, BD1 2ST
                                                                                                                                                                                        you occupy. We are not responsible for any accidents
28-22 days                                              70% cost of holiday                                                E-mail: customer.relations@thomascook.com
                                                                                                                                                                                        which occur in or around swimming pools due to your
21-8 days                                               90% cost of holiday                                                                                                             inappropriate, or irresponsible behaviour, or for any
7 days or fewer                                         100% cost of holiday                                               We would point out that failure to follow the above
                                                                                                                                                                                        accidents which occur anywhere on properties because
                                                                                                                           procedures during your holiday, and/or failure to
                                                                                                                                                                                        of glass, china or the like which you have broken and/or
If any member of the booking cancels and you cannot fill that person's place, you may have to pay additional               complain within 28 days of your return, may reduce or
                                                                                                                                                                                        have left in a way in which injury can result.
supplements for your accommodation. For example, you may have to pay single or under-occupancy supplements. If             extinguish any rights you have to claim compensation
                                                                                                                                                                                        We expect that you will enjoy your holiday with us. We
you do cancel, you must still pay any insurance premiums and amendment charges, which arose before the                     from us, or from any relevant supplier. Any such rights
                                                                                                                                                                                        appreciate that you may well drink alcohol as part of
cancellation, and any deposits paid for any pre-booked items or services.                                                  will be reduced or extinguished if, had you followed the
                                                                                                                                                                                        your enjoyment. You must, however, do so responsibly
‘Exception’ Cancellation of certain transport arrangements, typically Scheduled airline, Ferry and Eurostar tickets        above procedures during your holiday, you or we could
                                                                                                                                                                                        and we will have no liability to you for any injury, loss
can result in up to 100% cancellation charges regardless of the notice period given to us. We reserve the right to         have taken steps to reduce any loss or damage suffered
                                                                                                                                                                                        or damage you suffer as a result of your judgment
pass on these charges which will apply to the transport element of your booking and the cancellation charges in            or entirely prevented it from being suffered.
                                                                                                                                                                                        being impaired wholly or partly by alcohol.
the scale above will apply to the other elements of your booking (e.g. accommodation, optional extras). Similarly,         It is difficult and sometimes impossible to properly
                                                                                                                                                                                        We will hold you and the members of your traveling
name changes (including initial changes), destination and date changes can be treated by such suppliers as a               investigate a complaint if we are not told about it
                                                                                                                                                                                        party jointly and individually liable for any damage to
cancellation and rebooking, regardless of the period of notice given to us. If the supplier treats the change as a         reasonably quickly once the holiday is over. Your right
                                                                                                                                                                                        the accommodation, furniture, apparatus or other
cancellation and rebooking we will pass on to you the cost imposed by the supplier, which could be up to 100% of           to claim compensation may also be reduced or
                                                                                                                                                                                        materials located within the accommodation, together
the transport element of your booking and you must also pay the charge listed in the section "Changes You Make             extinguished, should any delay in your complaint being
                                                                                                                                                                                        with any legal costs we incur in pursuing a claim. It is
Before You Travel" above. Also note that the transport provider may refuse to issue replacement tickets for lost or        notified during or after your holiday, prevent us from
                                                                                                                                                                                        your duty to report any breakages, defects or damage
stolen tickets and new tickets may have to be purchased by you. The cost of the new ticket may be greater than the         carrying out a proper investigation.
                                                                                                                                                                                        to an appropriate person immediately.
cost of the original ticket.                                                                                               We aim to resolve all complaints ourselves, but if this is
                                                                                                                                                                                        If your behaviour or the behaviour of any members of
                                                                                                                           not possible your complaint can be considered under a
C8. Suppliers’ conditions                                                                                                  scheme devised by ABTA and administered by IDRS Ltd.
                                                                                                                                                                                        your traveling party causes any transport aircraft to be
Our third party suppliers have their own booking conditions and conditions of carriage, and you will be bound by                                                                        diverted we and/or the carrier will hold you and those
                                                                                                                           We will give you details of this scheme if you ask. The
these, so far as the relevant supplier is concerned. Our suppliers’ conditions will also apply to your contract with us,                                                                members jointly and individually liable for all costs
                                                                                                                           scheme does not apply to claims over £25,000 in total
and in the event of any conflict between the suppliers’ conditions and our conditions, the suppliers’ conditions will                                                                   incurred as a result of that diversion.
                                                                                                                           or more than £5,000 a person, or to claims mainly
prevail, save to the extent that any term in the suppliers’ conditions is deemed to be invalid or unenforceable, in                                                                     We cannot accept liability for the behaviour of others
                                                                                                                           about illness or injury. To take advantage of the scheme
which event our conditions will prevail. Some of our Suppliers’ conditions may limit or exclude liability on the part                                                                   in your accommodation or flight, or for any
                                                                                                                           you must contact the IDRS Ltd within 9 months of
of the relevant supplier, and, by virtue of their application to your contract with us, may also limit or exclude our                                                                   facilities/services withdrawn as a result of their action.
                                                                                                                           returning from your Holiday.
liability to you, and they are often subject to international conventions. Where relevant, copies of such conditions
may be available for inspection at the office of the relevant supplier.                                                    C14. Travel Documents And Health Advice                                                      0606
                                                                                                                           It is your responsibility to have valid travel documents.
C9. International Conventions                                                                                              If we or your carrier are fined as a result of you holding
If any international convention applies to or governs any of the services or facilities arranged or provided by us, or
                                                                                                                           incorrect documents, you will have to pay us the full
provided by any of our suppliers, and you make a claim against us of any nature arising out of death, injury, loss or                                                                                   V2185
                                                                                                                           amount. For up to date UK Government health & travel
damage suffered during or as a result of the provision of those services or facilities, our liability to pay you
                                                                                                                           advice please visit www.fco.gov.uk, www.hpa.org.uk
compensation and/or the amount (if any) of compensation payable to you by us will be limited in accordance with
                                                                                                                           and www.nathnac.org and contact your GP. See our             Thomas Cook Scheduled Tour Operations Limited, The
and/or in an identical manner to that provided for by the international convention concerned (in each case
                                                                                                                           Holiday Information pages and website for further            Thomas Cook Business Park, Coningsby Road,
including in respect of the conditions of liability, the time for bringing any claim and the type and amount of any
                                                                                                                           information.                                                 Peterborough, PE3 8SB. Registered
damages that can be awarded). International Conventions which may apply include: in respect of international air
travel, the Warsaw Convention 1929 (including as amended by the Hague Protocol of 1955 and by any of the                   C15. Information Accuracy                                    June Edition: Press date: May 2009
additional Montreal Protocol of 1975 or the Montreal Convention 1999); in respect of rail travel, the Berne                We publish brochure and website information many
Convention 1961; in respect of carriage by sea, the Athens Convention 1974; in respect of carriage by road, the            months in advance and, as far as we know, all
Geneva Convention 1973; and, in respect of hotels, the Paris Convention 1962. You can get copies of the relevant           information is correct at the time of publication.
conventions if you ask us. For the avoidance of doubt, this means that we are to be regarded as having all benefit of      However, things may still change after publication and
any limitations of compensation contained in any of these conventions or any other international conventions               we check regularly to see if we need to update or
applicable to your travel arrangements.                                                                                    correct any information or prices. If there are any




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