Antarctica and South America Bridge Cruise with Gary Brown

  • 26 Nights MS Oosterdam
  • Includes Flight, Accommodation, Guided Sightseeing, A selection of entertainment & meals
  • Departs 6 January 2024
  • Punta Arenas, Puerto Chacabuco, Puerto Montt, Santiago, Chile; Stanley, Falkland Islands; Punta del Este, Montevideo, Uruguay; Buenos Aires, Puerto Madryn, Ushuaia, Argentina; Plus cruising Antarctica
FROM
$12,890
pp twin fare
$17,190
single fare
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Join us on board the stately MS Oosterdam to cruise the spectacular southern South American coastline and Antarctica.
Cabin Cabin Category Deck Twin Fare Single Fare
L Inside 4,5,6,7 $12,890 $17,190
K Inside 1,4,5,6,10 $12,990 $17,390
J Inside 1 $13,090 $17,590
I Inside 6,7,8 $13,190 $17,790
G Oceanview (Obstructed) 4 $13,490 $18,290
F Oceanview 1,6 $13,590 $18,490
E Oceanview 1 $13,990 $19,190
DD Oceanview 1 $14,090 $19,290
D Oceanview 1,4 $14,190 $19,490
C Oceanview 1 $14,290 $19,690
VD Balcony 6,7 $15,390 $22,890
VC Balcony 4,5,6,8 $15,490 $23,090
VB Balcony 4,5,6,7,10 $15,690 $23,390
VA Balcony 4,5,6,8 $15,790 $23,590
SY Suite 5,8 $18,390 $28,890
SS Suite 6 $18,690 $29,490
SC Suite 6,7 $24,790 $41,490
Included port and handling charges $1,312 $1,782
Included on-board gratuities $632 $632
Included air taxes as at 1 Dec 2022 $290 $290

Tour Operator:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd (ABN 64 005817 078) is the tour organiser. The MS Oosterdam is operated by Holland America and the fly/cruise arrangements are subject to the terms and conditions and general information detailed in the Holland America website www.hollandamerica.com.

Deposit and Payment:
A deposit of $1200 per passenger should be sent with a completed Travelrite International 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 passenger must also complete Holland America cruise personaliser. Final payments are due to be paid to Travelrite International 90 days prior to the commencement of the fly/cruise. A 1.5% administration fee will be added to payments by credit card.

Cancellation Charges:
* Cancellation conditions don’t apply for clients with future cruise/tour credits. Cruise/tour credits are non-refundable.

Days prior to Departure Cancellation Fee
Over 90 days loss of deposit
90 - 61 days 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. A visa will be required for Brazil. Chile requires a Reciprocity fee to be paid on arrival. If you are 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 events such as illness, accident, death etc.

Baggage:
Passengers qualify for a 23kg free baggage allowance on 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, 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 (ATAS No. A10538) is the tour organiser. Travelrite International Pty Ltd, 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. If the tour leader is unable to lead the tour due to unforeseen circumstances, for example illness, Travelrite International reserves the right to replace the tour leader. 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 the Holland America fly/cruise passage contract with Holland America, detailed on the back of the Holland America reservation form. If you do not have a copy of this form please contact Travelrite International and we will send one to you.

Delays And Unforeseen Events:
You engage Travelrite International to book this tour on your behalf and you acknowledge that Travelrite International 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 International 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.

Travel Vaccination Policy:
While highly recommended, COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters are no longer required for guests traveling with us. It is your responsibility to comply with specific vaccine and/or booster requirements imposed by airlines, cruise lines and/or authorities in the destinations visited, as well as requirements for accessing restaurants and venues, which may be more restrictive than the above. No refunds will be given if you are unable to undertake some or all of their vacation due to failure to comply with these requirements.

How to Book:
Bookings can be made by completing a booking form and sending it with a deposit of $1200 per person to:

Travelrite International Pty Ltd
423 Whitehorse Road Balwyn, Victoria 3103

Further information can be obtained by telephoning

Toll Free: 1800 630 343
Telephone (03) 8803 6868
Cruise info – Email Nigel: nigel@travelrite.com.au
Bridge info – Email Gary: ezeriah78@gmail.com

About Travelrite International:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd (A.B.N.64 005 817 078) is a well-established travel company which has been operating in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne for more than 40 years. It is fully IATA and ATAS accredited: A10538. As such, it directly represents the major airlines of the world and all major domestic and international tour and transport operators. Travelrite International has been operating special interest tours for 30 years, and now runs over 120 tours a year. Travelrite International Pty Ltd is a full member of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents – AFTA.

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