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During the day casual clothing is typical, although shorts and swimwear are not permitted in the main restaurants. Nights ‘at sea’ are classified as evening chic for dress purposes and nights in port are classified as smart casual. Evening Chic replaces formal nights and means that you can be glamorous and sophisticated in your own way. The self-service restaurants are casual attire.
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 cruise is fully escorted and will be great fun holidays with plenty of activities. Each evening you will dine with the group on our reserved tables. You will meet an interesting group of people and have a fabulous time!VIEW ITINERARY
DAY 1 Tuesday 13 August, 2024 Depart Australia
Today we board our flight to Amsterdam, Netherlands.
DAY 2 Wednesday 14 August, 2024 Amsterdam,
This morning we arrive at Amsterdam airport. After clearing customs we will be met by our private coach and transferred to the city. We will take a canal tour of the city of Amsterdam and relax as we are shown around the city from the water. We will then check in to our hotel.
DAY 3 Thursday 15 August, 2024 Amsterdam
A free day in Amsterdam. You may wish to visit the wonderful Van Gogh Museum or the famous Rijksmuseum.
DAY 4 Friday 16 August, 2024 Embarkation
Late morning we are transferred to the docks to board the Celebrity Silhouette. Be up on deck as the ship slips her moorings at 5pm for the start of our fabulous cruise.
DAY 5 Saturday 17 August, 2024 Day at sea
Our first day at sea. During the day explore and enjoy the fantastic facilities and many activities available on the Silhouette. This evening we will welcome the group formally at a Welcome Drinks Party. We will hear more about our upcoming activities on the cruise. This is a great opportunity to meet other group members.
DAY 6 Sunday 18 August, 2024 Berlin, Germany
Today we travel to the city of Berlin, capital of Germany. Berlin is a modern city which is being revitalized after the many years of communist rule in the East. We explore this gracious city of museums and modern architecture visiting the Brandenburg Gate, Check Point Charlie, the Reichstag and much more.
DAY 7 Monday 19 August, 2024 Day at sea
A day at sea to enjoy the many facilities of the ship. Join us and fellow group members for a fun game of Bingo with prizes for the winners.
DAY 8 Tuesday 20 August, 2024 Gdansk, Polandn
This morning we will enjoy a tour of Gdansk including its Old Town and St Mary’s Church. Although 80% of the city’s buildings were rebuilt after the devastation of World War II, it has been completely and lovingly restored to its previous glory in a splendid mix of Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque styles. St. Mary's Church – often called the ‘Crown of Gdansk’ is the world's largest brick temple. This afternoon we continue to UNESCO listed Malbork Castle. Malbork Castle is the most complete and elaborate example of the Gothic brick castle complex in the style of the Teutonic Order.
DAY 9 Wednesday 21 August, 2024 Visby, Sweden
This morning we call into Visby, the capital of the island of Gotland. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Visby is the pre-eminent medieval town in Scandinavia and is known for its picturesque cobblestone streets, quaint houses and its intact 13th century city walls. We will explore the centre, with its cathedral, medieval houses and squares.
DAY 10 Thursday 22 August, 2024 Tallinn, Estonia
Tallinn, the capital of Estonia is known for its medieval city with its cobblestone streets and gingerbread-style houses. We will have a guided visit to the historic centre where we learn about the history of this fascinating town, from the middle ages to its 1991 independence from the Soviet Union, and how the country is adapting to a western-style economy. During our time exploring Tallinn we will see the Toompea (the Old Town), the Viru Gate and Raekoja Plats.
DAY 11 Friday 23 August, 2024 Stockholm, Sweden
This morning we call in to the very beautiful city of Stockholm, capital of Sweden. We have a full day to explore the city with its rich cultural heritage. The city is surrounded by clear water and unspoiled countryside, which stretches into the heart of the urban area. Stockholm’s 750-year history has produced many beautiful buildings and cultural treasures. We will have a guided tour of the city, with a local guide. We will visit the old centre of Stockholm, Gamla Stan with its Royal Palace and City Hall, the location of the Nobel Prize Award dinner each year. Stockholm is often regarded as the ‘Venice of the North’ with its many waterways and the archipelago to the east. In the afternoon we will visit the Vasa Museum, home to the famous warship which sank on her maiden voyage in 1628.
DAY 12 Saturday 24 August, 2024 Day at sea
Tour members will be able to enjoy one of the many on-board activities today. This afternoon we will play Scattergories.
DAY 13 Sunday 25 August, 2024 Copenhagen, Denmark
We arrive into the city of Copenhagen late morning. Our afternoon coach tour will take us on a guided tour of this city, home of the world’s oldest monarchy, now with an Australian connection. We will see the Amalienborg Palace, home of the royal family since 1794, which is guarded by its own sentries and Rosenborg castle, a 17th-century castle that houses the crown jewels. We will also see the Radhus, (city hall), Kongens Nytorv, a square surrounded by gracious old buildings, including the Royal Theatre and Charlottenborg, a 17th-century Dutch baroque palace. Of course, a visit to this wonderful city would not be complete without a visit to the Little Mermaid and also to Nyhaven, known for its old sailing ships.
DAY 14 Monday 26 August, 2024 Copenhagen
This morning we visit Frederiksborg Castle in the countryside outside of Copenhagen. In the centre of Hillerod rises this huge castle, set on three islets and surrounded by a large lake, a Baroque Garden and romantic landscaped gardens, it is now home to the National History Museum. We return to Copenhagen for a free afternoon.
DAY 15 Tuesday 27 August, 2024 Day at sea
A day to enjoy the facilities of the ship. This afternoon test your knowledge with a fun game of trivia.
DAY 16 Wednesday 28 August, 2024 Bruges, Belgium
Today we arrive back into Amsterdam. After we disembark we travel south to Bruges, Belgium, the capital of West Flanders in northwest Belgium, distinguished by its canals, cobbled streets and medieval buildings. On the journey we stop in picturesque Antwerp, a port city on the River Scheldt, with a history dating from the Middle Ages.
DAY 17 Thursday 29 August, 2024 Bruges
This morning we will enjoy a sightseeing tour of Bruges, known as the ‘Venice of the North’ and one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It is an UNESCO World Heritage-listed city. We will see the world-famous Market Square, the Royal Residence, Royal Square, Houses of Parliament and Art Nouveau houses and view the remarkable City Hall. There will also be time to explore the maze of winding, cobbled alleys and romantic canals. The afternoon will be free to explore the city or go shopping.
DAY 18 Friday 30 August, 2024 Amiens, France
We depart Bruges and travel to the Australian War Memorial at Villers- Bretonneux. Villers-Bretonneux is a significant site for Australians as this is where they stopped the German offensive heading for Amiens. We will visit the grave from which the Australian Unknown Soldier was exhumed and the school which bears the sign to ‘Never Forget Australia’. We will travel to the Australian National Memorial and visit the new Sir John Monash Centre. From here we will cross the advance of the Australians in July 1918 as we drive up to the Australian Corps Memorial at Le Hamel. We continue on to the quaint town of Amiens. This evening we enjoy an included farewell dinner to celebrate the conclusion of the tour.
DAY 19 Saturday 31 August, 2024 Departure
This morning we are transferred to Paris airport for the flight back to Australia.
DAY 20 Sunday 1 September, 2024 Australia
This evening we arrive in Australia and the tour concludes.
|TWIN SHARE FARE PP
|Included port and handling charges
|Included ship gratuities
|Included air taxes as at 1 June 2023
You can stay on in Europe for minimal additional airfare cost. Please contact Travelrite on 1800 630 343 for more information
All cabins are subject to cabin availability. Please call 1800 630 343 for fares and information on other cabin categories.
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.
Travelrite International Pty Ltd (ABN64 005 817 078) is the tour organiser. Celebrity Silhouette is operated by Celebrity Cruises and the fly/cruise arrangements are subject to the terms and conditions and general information detailed in the Celebrity Cruises brochure 2024. All passengers must complete and sign the Travelrite International booking form and complete the Celebrity Cruises on line check in.
The tour costs are based on airfare, shipping, general transport, accommodation costs and foreign exchange rates at 1 May 2023. Travelrite International reserves the right to alter the costs if any of these factors change, giving any passenger that has booked the right to withdraw with full refund of monies paid or modify arrangements. No alterations to price will be made within 90 days of departure from Australia.
DEPOSIT AND PAYMENT:
A deposit of $900 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 confirmation advice will contain all details. The passenger must also complete the Celebrity Cruises on line check in. Final payments are due to be paid to Travelrite International 90 days prior to the commencement of the Celebrity Silhouette 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
|91 days or more
|Loss of deposit
|90 - 65 days
|25% of full fare
|65 days or less
|100% of full fare
|Non appearance/no written notice
|100% of full fare
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.
All passengers will require a valid passport. If not an Australian passport holder check with Travelrite International for visa requirements.
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.
Passengers qualify for a 25kg 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.
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.
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. 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 Celebrity Silhouette fly/ cruise passage contract with Celebrity Cruises, detailed on the back of the Celebrity Cruises 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 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 $900 per person to:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd
423 Whitehorse Road Balwyn, Victoria 3103.
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 35 years and operating in Victoria for more than 40 years. It has a fully licensed (ATAS No. 10538) office at Balwyn, which is accredited with IATA. As such it 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.
“Absolutely fantastic tour. Covered all our expectations, wonderful group of people who we got to know really well. The Tour Manager was wonderful, very professional.”
“Tour Manager did a fantastic job. Local guides were excellent in every port. Sea activities with the group were fun and well organised. We enjoyed the cruise and have some wonderful memories.”