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Best of Cuba & America’s Deep South

18 Nights Empress Of The Seas

Includes Flights, Meals, Accommodation, Guided Sightseeing

Departures 30/10/2019

New Orleans, Savannah, St Augustine, Miami USA; Havana, Cienfuegos, Santiago De Cuba, Cuba; Labadee, Haiti.

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$4,999
pp twin
$6,999
single
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Celebrate Halloween in New Orleans! Explore the USA’s Deep South visiting New Orleans, Savannah, St Augustine and Miami with included sightseeing tours. Then cruise the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea on board Empress of the Seas visiting colourful and exotic Cuba and Royal Caribbean’s lavish beach resort in Haiti.
CABIN CATEGORY DECK TWIN FARE PP SINGLE FARE
Interior 4V 7,8,9 $4,999 $6,999
Interior 2V 3,4 $5,199 $7,254
Oceanview 4N 7 $5,399 $7,599
Oceanview 2N 3,4,7,8,9 $5,499 $7,808
Included port & handling charges $603 $963
Included gratuities $174 $174
Air taxes as at 30/7/18 to be added to your invoice $215 $215
CabinInterior
Category4V
Deck7,8,9
Twin Share$4,999
Single Fare$6,999
CabinInterior
Category2V
Deck3,4
Twin Share$5,199
Single Fare$7,254
CabinOceanview
Category4N
Deck7
Twin Share$5,399
Single Fare$7,599
CabinOceanview
Category2N
Deck3,4,7,8,9
Twin Share$5,499
Single Fare$7,808
Included port and handling charges
Twin Share$603
Single Fare$963
Included gratuities
Twin Share$174
Single Fare$174
Air taxes as at 30/7/18 to be added to your invoice
Twin Share$215
Single Fare$215

Inclusions

  • Economy-class flights from Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane to New Orleans and return from Miami (there will be a surcharge for Adelaide and Perth flights)
  • Internal flight from New Orleans to Savannah
  • 3 nights’ hotel accommodation in New Orleans; 2 nights’ accommodation in Savannah; 1 night’s accommodation in St Augustine; 2 nights’ accommodation in Miami in centrally located hotels including daily breakfast
  • 9 days/ 8-night cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Empress of the Seas
  • All meals, entertainment and service charges on Empress of the Seas
  • Enjoy 31 meals including daily breakfast
  • Cruise taxes, port and handling charges on Empress of the Seas
  • Onboard gratuities
  • Transfers to/from hotel and to/from ship

Not included in the price

  • Travel insurance
  • Additional travel arrangements not detailed in the itinerary including sightseeing tours while on the ship.
  • Air taxes
  • Passport and visa fees
  • Drinks on board
  • Lunches and dinners when not on the ship
  • Tips for local guides and escorts


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:
Cruise Offers (a division of Travelrite International Pty Ltd – ABN 64 005 817 078) is the tour organiser. Empress of the Seas is operated by Royal Caribbean Line and the Empress of the Seas fly/cruise arrangements are subject to the terms and conditions and general information detailed on the Royal Caribbean website. All passengers must complete the Royal Caribbean online check-in process at www.royalcaribbean. com.au and sign a Cruise Offers booking form.

DEPOSIT AND PAYMENT:
All Cruise Offers Value Holidays are heavily discounted and available for a limited time only. For this reason, we require a deposit of $1500 per person at the time of booking. This payment is non-refundable. The deposit should be sent with a completed Cruise Offers 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. The confirmation advice will contain all details. Final payments are due to be paid to Cruise Offers 90 days prior to the commencement of the Royal Caribbean fly/ cruise. A 1.5% administration fee will be added to payments by Visa, Mastercard and AMEX cards.

AIRLINES USED:
American Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin, Delta Airlines plus, any codeshare partners (subject to availability).

ACCOMMODATION:
Accommodation has been booked at the following hotels (or equivalent): New Orleans – Wyndham French Quarter Hotel – 3-star Savannah – Holiday Inn Historic District – 3-star St Augustine – Double Tree Hotel by Hilton – 3-star Miami – Best Western Plus Atlantic Beach Resort – 3-star

EXTENDING:
You can stay longer in the USA for minimal cost. Please contact Cruise Offers on 1800 616 434 for more information.

CANCELLATION CHARGES:

Days prior to Departure Cancellation Fee
Over 90 days Loss of deposit
90 days or less 100% of full fare
Non appearance/no written notice 100% of full fare

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

TRAVEL DOCUMENTS:
All passengers will require a valid passport with six month validity and a visa waiver for entry into the USA. If not an Australian passport holder check with Cruise Offers for visa requirements. A Cuba visa is required for Australian, NZ or UK passport holders. Royal Caribbean can facilitate your Cuban tourist visa at the embarkation terminal for an additional cost.

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

BAGGAGE:
Passengers qualify for a 23kg free baggage allowance on international flights to join or return from the cruise.

MINIMUM TOUR NUMBERS:
The fly/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, Cruise Offers 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:
Cruise Offers (ATAS No. A10538) is the tour organiser. Cruise Offers, its agents, officers, affiliates, and/or suppliers of services pursuant to, or in connection with these fly/cruises, 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 break-down, 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. The passage contract between the carriers concerned, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the carriers and the purchasers of this fly/ cruise and/or the passengers. The right is reserved to withdraw any fly/cruise and/or make such changes in the fly/cruises as may be found desirable or necessary for the convenience of the parties and the proper carrying out of the fly/cruise. This contract shall be construed in accordance with 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 the Empress of the Seas fly/ cruise passage contract with Royal Caribbean, detailed on their website www.royalcaribbean.com.au. If you do not have a copy of Royal Caribbean’s terms and conditions please contact Cruise Offers and we will send one to you.

HOW TO BOOK:
Bookings can be made by completing a booking form and sending it with a deposit of $1500 per person to:

CRUISE OFFERS
423 Whitehorse Road Balwyn, Victoria 3103

Further information can be obtained by telephoning

Toll Free: 1800 630 343 (option 1)
Telephone: (03) 9836 2522
Fax: (03) 9836 8068
Email: sales@cruiseoffers.com.au

ABOUT CRUISE OFFERS:
Cruise Offers (a division of Travelrite International Pty Ltd), (ABN 64 005 817 078) is a well-established travel company which has been marketing throughout Australia for over 30 years. It has two fully ATAS accredited (No. A10538) offices at Balwyn and Heathmont. 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 the Australian Federation of Travel Agents – AFTA.

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Cruise Offers will collect and store the data contained on this booking form on our secure PCI Compliant server. Your email address will be stored on our mailing list and may be used for sending out relevant Cruise Offers promotions or upcoming tours. By completing this booking you agree to these terms. You may request the removal of your data from our system at any time after your tour has completed. To do so you can fill in a data removal request.

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