France & British Isles Cruise with George and Paul

18
Nights
2020
June 26
From
$8990
Regal
Princess
Including flights, accommodation, guided
sightseeing, tours, meals
Definite
Departure

This cruise will be a wonderful opportunity to travel with George & Paul and to enjoy the South of France, Provence and Rouen before boarding the Regal Princess. The cruise is fully escorted and includes sightseeing tours at each port of call. Also included are special activities for members of the group. We hope that you can join us!

Monte Carlo, Monaco; The French Riviera, Provence, Monet’s Garden & Rouen, France; Southampton, England; Guernsey, Channel Islands; Cork & Dublin, Ireland; Belfast, Northern Ireland; Glasgow, Inverness & Edinburgh, Scotland

Tour highlights

  • Sightseeing tour of the city including the Promenade de Anglais.
  • See the Grand Prix circuit, the Grand Casino, the cathedral where Princess Grace is buried, and the Royal Palace
  • Fabulous dinner at a restaurant in Monte Carlo
  • Rothschild gardens on the French Riviera
  • Sénanque Abbey
  • Board the famed TGV fast train
  • Explore the city of Rouen and its impressive gothic cathedral
  • Salisbury Cathedral
  • Stonehenge
  • Blarney Castle, famous the world over for being the place where you can kiss the 'Blarney Stone'
  • Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral, Trinity College and Guinness brewery
  • Titanic museum
  • The Grand Opera House, Queens University and Albert Memorial Clock.
  • People's Palace and the Victoria Fountain, the world's largest terracotta fountain
  • Urquhart Castle
  • Whisky distillery in Inverness
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • The Royal Yacht Britannia that was used for many years by the Queen
  • Luxury Cruising onboard Celebrity Reflection
France & British Isles Cruise with George and Paul

Includes

  • Economy-class return air flights from Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane to Nice and return from Paris
  • 13 days/12 nights on the Regal Princess in your selected stateroom
  • All meals, entertainment and service charges on Regal Princess
  • 2 nights' accommodation in Nice including breakfasts
  • 2 nights' accommodation in Avignon including breakfasts
  • 1 night's accommodation in Rouen including breakfasts
  • Sightseeing tours in Nice & Monte Carlo, Monaco; Monet's Garden, Avignon & Rouen, France; Southampton, England; Guernsey, Channel Islands; Cork & Dublin in Eire; Belfast in Northern Ireland; Glasgow, Inverness & Edinburgh in Scotland
  • Fully escorted by a professional Travelrite International Cruise Manager
  • Air and cruise taxes
  • Transfers to and from the Regal Princess
  • Private on-board activities including Farewell Drinks, Trivial Pursuit and Bingo
Regal Princess Deck plans

Regal Princess

The new Regal Princess, sister ship to Royal Princess, is a spectacular example of the next generation of innovative Princess ships. From the breathtaking Atrium & Piazza – over 50 per cent larger than other ships' atriums in the line and featuring exciting new eateries – to signature features like The SeaWalk, a dramatic glass-bottom walkway, which has been called one of the "Top Gee- Whiz Features at Sea", you'll quickly come to love the many exciting dining and entertainment options available on this majestic ship. Regal Princess offers a truly luxurious cruise experience. A voyage on the Regal Princess is a unique experience to be savoured and remembered!

Clothing on board Celebrity Reflection

During the day casual clothing is typical attire, although swimwear is not permitted in the restaurants. During the evening on formal nights a dinner suit or dark suit for gentlemen and eveningwear for ladies is required for the main restaurants. On other nights a collared shirt is required for gentlemen and equivalent for ladies. The self-service restaurants are casual attire.

Don't worry about coming alone

About a third of people on the cruise travel alone. We will match people in twin-share cabins when available, saving you the single supplement. You won’t be left alone, the Travelrite International tour manager will be there to guide you. There will be group activities almost every day.

The advantages of the Regal Princess France & British Isles Cruise:

The cruise is fully escorted and will be a great fun holiday with plenty of activities. Each evening you will dine with the group at our reserved tables. You will meet a fun group of people and have a fabulous time.

George Moore and  Paul B. Kidd

George Moore and Paul B. Kidd

George Moore has had a long and distinguished career in radio spanning some 30 years. From his early days with Sydney's top Rock Music station 2SM to his recent successful years with both 2DAY FM and 2UW/MIX 106.5. George had the distinction of taking two Sydney radio stations to number one for their first time ever, 2SM (Gibson & Moore) and 2DAY FM some 13 years later. George teamed up almost by accident with crime writer and fishing expert Paul B. Kidd to do the weekend summer show back in 2001, and the duo have been entertaining Sydney radio audiences ever since on 2GB.

Paul B. Kidd is a radio and television broadcaster, best-selling author, photo-journalist, magazine editor and freelance 60 Minutes researching producer who specialises in Australian true crime, big-game fishing, humour and adventure. For many years Paul was a regular commentator on 2UE's Sports Today program before becoming a permanent broadcaster with George Moore on the Weekend Show in 2001. He is the author of 18 books about Australian true crime, Australian serial killers and fishing adventures.

DAY 1 Friday 26 June, 2020 Depart Australia
Today we depart Australia on our overnight flight to Nice.

DAY 2 Saturday 27 June, 2020 Nice, France
This morning we arrive in the beautiful resort city of Nice this afternoon. We have a sightseeing tour of the city including the Promenade de Anglais, and the old town. We are then transferred to our hotel.

DAY 3 Sunday 28 June, 2020 Nice, France
Today we visit the fairytale principality of Monaco. Known as the home of Prince Rainer and Grace Kelley it is now ruled by Prince Albert II. We will see the Grand Prix circuit, the Grand Casino, the cathedral where Princess Grace is buried, and the Royal Palace. There will be plenty of time to stroll around the fabulous shops and take in the atmosphere of this remarkable principality. This evening we have a fabulous dinner at a restaurant in Monte Carlo before visiting the famous Monte Carlo Casino. Wander and perhaps gamble with the rich and famous in this amazingly historic Casino. Walk in the footsteps of James Bond for an evening!

DAY 4 Monday 29 June, 2020 Provence, France
This morning we visit the fabulous Rothschild gardens on the French Riviera. Enjoy the gardens with great views over the Mediterranean. We then travel through the French country side to the region of Provence. On arrival we will check into our hotel.

DAY 5 Tuesday 30 June, 2020 Provence, France
This morning we will have a tour of the Provencal countryside. We visit the beautiful lavender framed Sénanque Abbey. Enjoyed wondering the lavender fields in this medieval building.

DAY 6 Wednesday 1 July, 2020 Roeun, France
This morning we board the famed TGV fast train for our journey to the north of France. Upon arrival in Paris we are met by our coach and transferred to the capital of Normandy, Roeun, where we check into our hotel.

DAY 7 Thursday 2 July, 2020 Embarkation
This morning will be free to explore the city of Rouen and its impressive gothic cathedral. Later we travel to Le Havre to board the Regal Princess for our cruise around the British Isles.

DAY 8 Friday 3 July, 2020 Southampton, England
This morning we arrive in Southampton, on the south coast of Britain. We will travel to Salisbury and see Salisbury's top landmarks and visit Salisbury Cathedral, home to a copy of the 1215 Magna Carta. We then travel through picturesque countryside and thatched villages to Stonehenge, perhaps the world's most famous prehistoric monument. It was built in several stages: the first monument was an early henge monument, built about 5,000 years ago, and the unique stone circle was erected in the late Neolithic period about 2500 BC. In the early Bronze Age many burial mounds were built nearby

DAY 9 Saturday 4 July, 2020 St Peter Port, Guernsey
This morning we arrive at St Peter Port, Guernsey's main town, built into a steep valley leading down to the harbour, with spectacular views across to Alderney and the other islands. We have a comprehensive sightseeing tour of the island to see the delightful rural and coastal scenery. The granite buildings now occupied by shops were once the homes of the town's wealthy and the High Street still has its original cobbles. The town was put on the map in 1855 when Victor Hugo, exiled from France, made his home at Hauteville House and where he wrote Les Miserables.

DAY 10 Sunday 5 July, 2020 Cork, Ireland
We will visit Killarney and the Ring of Kerry.

DAY 11 Monday 6 July, 2020 Cork, Eire
This morning we visit Blarney Castle, famous the world over for being the place where you can kiss the ‘Blarney Stone'. The legend states that once kissed, the stone bestows the gift of eloquence. We also see the city of Cork before we return to the ship.

DAY 12 Tuesday 7 July, 2020 Dublin, Ireland
Today we arrive at Dublin, the capital of the Republic of Ireland and well known as being a place of friendliness and 'craic', a city well over 1000 years-old. We will have a sightseeing tour of the city, which includes visits to St. Patrick's Cathedral and Trinity College where we see the famous Book of Kells. We see the famous Ha'penny Bridge, the GPO in O'Connell Street, St Stephen's Green, and Grafton Street. We then visit the famed Guinness brewery to see how this famous beer is brewed.

DAY 13 Wednesday 8 July, 2020 Belfast, Northern Ireland
This morning we arrive at Belfast capital of Northern Ireland. We travel along part of the beautiful coastal road to take in the stunning views on our way to the Giant's Causeway to see the remarkable rock formations. The lunar landscape of the Giant's Causeway is a World Heritage site, where the basalt columns packed tightly together have made the Giant's Causeway the subject of numerous legends. We then visit the famed Titanic museum located at the Titanic Dry Dock where the ship was built. We return to the city of Belfast for a brief sightseeing tour where we will see City Hall, the Grand Opera House, Queens University and Albert Memorial Clock before we return to the ship.

DAY 14 Thursday 9 July, 2020 Glasgow, Scotland
Today we arrive at Glasgow, a city full of style, energy and its own gritty history. From its humble beginnings, Glasgow reaped the wealth of the industrial revolution, as we will see on our tour when we pass Glasgow Cathedral and travel through the Merchant City. From Glasgow Cross we move into the medieval part of town and Glasgow Green. Here we see the People's Palace and the Victoria Fountain, the world's largest terracotta fountain. This afternoon we travel out to scenic Loch Lomond to enjoy the spectacular Scottish countryside before we return to the ship.

DAY 15 Friday 10 July, 2020 At sea
A day at sea to enjoy the facilities of the ship. Perhaps enjoy a little pampering or a massage in the Day Spa. This afternoon join us a talk from George and Paul about their lives in the media.

DAY 16 Saturday 11 July, 2020 Inverness, Scotland
Today we arrive at Inverness, near the famous Loch Ness. It is the largest Scottish loch by volume, indeed experts say that it contains more freshwater than all the lakes of England and Wales combined! On our tour today we first visit Urquhart Castle which is a magnificent castle located on Loch Ness that dates from the 14th century and was one of a chain of garrisons that controlled the Great Glen. Nowadays it's a popular place with "Nessie" spotters who scan the waters of the loch that are deeper here than the North Sea! We then visit a whisky distillery to see how this liquid sun is made before returning to the ship.

DAY 17 Sunday 12 July, 2020 Edinburgh, Scotland
Today we visit Edinburgh, the royal and ancient capital of Scotland and one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. On our sight-seeing tour we see the ancient Royal Mile with its cobbled streets forms the backbone of the medieval Old Town which leads from the Palace of Holyroodhouse (HM The Queen's official residence in Scotland) all the way to Edinburgh Castle. We will enjoy a guided tour of the castle, home to the Scottish Crown Jewels and the historic Stone of Destiny. Enjoy the view from the castle that is just simply stunning. This afternoon we visit the Royal Yacht Britannia that was used for many years by the Queen. She her private bedroom and living quarters on this facinating visit.

DAY 18 Monday 13 July, 2020 At sea
A day at sea to enjoy the facilities of the ship. This afternoon test your knowledge with fellow group members at Trivia.

DAY 19 Tuesday 14 July, 2020 Paris, France
Early this morning we arrive back at Le Havre, the second busiest port in France after Marseilles. After disembarking we will travel to Paris to board flights back to Australia.

DAY 20 Wednesday 15 July, 2020 In flight

DAY 21 Thursday 16 July, 2020 Australia
We arrive back in Australia today and the tour ends.

Cabin Cabin Category Deck Twin Fare Single Fare
IF Inside 8,15,16 $9,890 $13,890
IE Inside 9,10,11,12,14,15 $9,990 $13,995
ID Inside 10,11,12,14 $10,150 $14,230
IC Inside 8,15,16 $10,275 $14,315
IB Inside 8,9,10,11,12,14,15 $10,365 $14,375
BW Balcony 8 $11,600 $16,775
DW Balcony 8,15,16 $11,725 $16,985
BF Balcony 8,15,16 $11,700 $16,775
BE Balcony 8,9,10,11,12,15 $11,780 $16,920
BD Balcony 9,11,12,14 $11,850 $17,050
BC Balcony 15,16 $11,920 $17,195
BB Balcony 9,10,11,12,14,15 $11,995 $17,340
BA Balcony 9,10,11,12,14 $12,085 $17,485
DE Balcony 8,9,10,12,14,15 $11,995 $17,340
DD Balcony 9,11,12,14 $12,075 $17,485
DC Balcony 8,15,16 $12,135 $17,615
DB Balcony 9,10,11,12,14 $12,215 $17,760
DA Balcony 9 $12,290 $17,900
D4 Balcony 8,9,10,11,12,14,15 $12,290 $17,900
MF Minisuite 15,16 $12,660 $18,615
ME Minisuite 12,14 $12,770 $18,825
MC Minisuite 15,16 $13,010 $19,280
MB Minisuite 10,11,12,14,15 $13,140 $19,530
MA Minisuite 10,11,12,14 $13,250 $19,740
S5 Suite 12,11,10 $16,840 $26,630
S4 Suite 14 $17,290 $27,485
S3 Suite 8,10,11,12,14,15 $18,915 $30,600
Included port and handling charges and cruise taxes $580 $880
Included gratuities $252 $252
Included air taxes $250 $250

INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE

  • Economy-class return air flights from Melbourne, Sydney & Brisbane to Nice and return from Paris
  • 13 days/12 nights on the Regal Princess in your selected stateroom
  • All meals, entertainment and service charges on Regal Princess
  • 2 nights' accommodation in Nice including breakfasts
  • 2 nights' accommodation in Avignon including breakfasts
  • 1 night's accommodation in Rouen including breakfasts
  • Sightseeing tours in Nice & Monte Carlo, Monaco; Monet's Garden, Avignon & Rouen, France; Southampton, England; Guernsey, Channel Islands; Cork & Dublin in Eire; Belfast in Northern Ireland; Glasgow, Inverness & Edinburgh in Scotland
  • Fully escorted by a professional Travelrite International Cruise Manager
  • Air and cruise taxes
  • Transfers to and from the Regal Princess
  • Private on-board activities including Farewell Drinks, Trivial Pursuit and Bingo

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • Travel insurance
  • Passport and visa fees
  • Drinks on board
  • Lunches when not on the ship
  • Additional travel arrangements not details in the itinerary including sightseeing tours while on the ship

Extending

You can stay on in Europe for minimal extra airfare cost. Please contact Travelrite on 1800 630 343 for more information

Availability

All cabins are subject to availability. Please call for fares and information on other cabin categories. Please call for details on 1800 630 343.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

International touring can involve a considerable amount of walking and stair climbing in the places visited and it is important that all tour participants have a level of physical fitness that allows them to take part in this activity without the need of assistance from others.

TOUR OPERATOR:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd (ABN 64 005 817 078) is the tour organiser. Regal Princess is operated by Princess Cruises and the fly, cruise and tour arrangements are subject to the terms and conditions and general information detailed in the Princess Cruises brochure. All passengers must complete the Princess Cruises online check-in on www.princess. com as well as a Travelrite International booking form.

DEPOSIT AND PAYMENT:
A deposit of $1000 per passenger should be sent with a booking form that lists your requested cabin category. As soon as the booking is confirmed (usually within 24 hours) a cruise confirmation advice will be posted to the client. Final payments are due to be paid to Travelrite International 90 days prior to the commencement of the fly, tour and cruise holiday. A 1.5% administration fee will be added to all payments made by Visa and Master Card. 3% administration charge will be added to payments by Amex and Diners Club cards. If fares and air taxes change due to government and airport regulations and currency fluctuations Travelrite International reserves the right to charge additional amounts.

CANCELLATION CHARGES: Number of days before sailing.

Days prior to Departure Cancellation Fee
91 days or more $900
90 - 65 days 25% of full fare
65 days or less 100% of full fare
Non appearance/no written notice 100% of full fare

REFUNDS:
The cruise is based on arrangements that do not allow for any refunds in respect to accommodation, meals or other services not utilised after the tour has commenced.

TRAVEL DOCUMENTS:
All passengers will require a valid passport. If not an Australian passport holder, check with Travelrite International for visa requirements.

TRAVEL INSURANCE:
Adequate travel insurance is highly recommended to cover cruise members for the consequences of unforeseen events during the cruise and for cancellation fees which could result from such events such as illness, accident, death etc.

MINIMUM TOUR NUMBERS:
The cruise arrangements have been made on the basis of a minimum number of passengers travelling. In the event that less than the required number of passengers have confirmed their booking 90 days from the date of departure, Travelrite International reserves the right to cancel the tour, giving a full refund of monies paid, or offer arrangements to proceed with the tour at a modified fare.

TOUR PARTICIPATION:
Children under 5 years of age are ineligible on coach & cruise tours. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Passengers with disabilities are welcome on Travelrite & Cruise Offers tours provided they are accompanied by a companion capable of providing all necessary assistance, and do not require special assistance from Travelrite & Cruise Offers personnel. Travelrite and Cruise Offers reserves the right to refuse to carry anyone if it is felt the individual cannot cope with the requirements of coach & cruise tour travel and who may require services and facilities that Travelrite & Cruise Offers cannot guarantee will be available. You agree to not hold the Travelrite & Cruise Offers responsible for any decision made by any of them or any service provider to refuse to carry you, provide any facilities or accommodation to you or to provide any service to you.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd is the tour organiser. Travelrite International Pty Ltd, it's agents, officers, affiliates, and/or suppliers of services pursuant to or in connection with these fly/cruise/stay holidays shall act only as agents in making arrangements for hotels, transportation including transportation by ship, restaurants, or any other service and do not assume any liability whatsoever for any injury, damage, death, loss, accident or delay to person or property due to an act of negligence or a default of any hotel, carrier restaurant company or person rendering any services included in fly/cruises, or by act of God. Further no responsibilities are accepted for any damage or delay due to sickness, pilferage, labour disputes, machinery breakdown, quarantine, government restraints, weather, terrorism or other causes beyond their control. No responsibility is accepted for any additional expense, omission, delays, re-routing or acts of any government authority. Baggage is at owners risk throughout the fly/cruise/stay holiday. The passage contract between the carriers concerned when issued shall constitute the sole contract between the carriers and the purchasers of these fly/cruise/stay holidays and/or the passengers. The right is reserved to withdraw any fly/cruise/stay holiday and/or make such changes in the fly/ cruise/stay holidays as may be found desirable or necessary for the convenience of the parties and the proper carrying out of the fly/cruises. This contract shall be construed in accordance of the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia and any legal action must be undertaken in the State of Victoria. Attention is also directed to the terms and conditions of Princess Cruises passage contract, detailed on Princess Cruises website.

DELAYS AND UNFORESEEN EVENTS:
You engage Travelrite to book this tour on your behalf and you acknowledge that Travelrite acts as your agent for the purpose of making contracts between you and the various providers of accommodation, transportation and other services that comprise the tour. Travelrite may without reference to you provide or make available to you, or may as your agent engage any third party to provide or make available to you, any good or service which Travelrite reasonably believes is necessary for your benefit to maintain the tour itinerary, repatriate you or otherwise accommodate, transport or sustain you in circumstances in which the tour itinerary fails wholly or partly for any reason. You appoint Travelrite your attorney for this purpose. You agree to pay Travelrite any cost thereof and you indemnify Travelrite in respect of any cost it incurs in this regard. Travelrite advises you to obtain travel insurance generally including in respect of the risk that any such good or service may become required.

HOW TO BOOK:
Bookings can be made by completing a booking form and sending it with a deposit of $1,000 per person to:

Travelrite International Pty Ltd
423 Whitehorse Road Balwyn, Victoria 3103

Further information or a booking form can be obtained by contacting Travelrite International on the following numbers:
Toll Free: 1800 630 343
Phone: (03) 8803 6868
Fax: (03) 9836 8068
Email: balwyn@travelrite.com.au
www.travelrite.com.au

ABOUT TRAVELRITE INTERNATIONAL:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd (ABN 64 005 817 078) is a well-established travel company which has been marketing throughout Australia for over 25 years and operating in Victoria for more than 30 years. It has two fully licensed (ATAS No. 10538) offices at Balwyn and Heathmont which are also accredited with IATA. As such they directly represent the major airlines of the world and all major domestic and international hotel, tour and transport operators. Travelrite International Pty Ltd is a full member of Australian Federation of Travel Agents – AFTA.

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