Allure of the Seas isn't just a cruise ship. It's an adventure that sails way ahead of the curve. Explore seven singular neighborhoods, from the winding paths of Central Park to the ultimate rush of the Pool and Sports Zone. There are over 20 restaurants and cafes to choose from. Late into the night you can enjoy a multitude of bars and clubs ranging from jazz to comedy clubs and the amazing 'Rising Tide Bar' which raises up and down between three different decks. Come seek all this and more on Allure of the Seas – your biggest vacation yet.VIEW ITINERARY
DAY 1 Depart Australia
Today we board our flight to Paris, France. Meals included: In-flight
DAY 2 Paris, France
This morning we arrive at Paris airport. After clearing customs, we will be met by our private coach and transferred to our centrally located hotel in Paris. Meals included: In-flight
DAY 3 Paris
This morning we have a sightseeing tour of the city of light. We will see the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, drive along the Champs-Élysées, the Seine, Notre Dame and the other major sights of Paris. The afternoon will be free to explore the city, you may like to visit the Louvre or go shopping. Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 4 Paris
A free day to discover the amazing city of Paris. You may like to take a cruise along the Seine, climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower or take a tour to the French countryside to the small village of Giverny and visit the villa and famous gardens of the impressionist painter Claude Monet. Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 5 Lyon, France
This morning we travel south on the famous high-speed TGV train to the historic city of Lyon. The city is known for its historical and architectural landmarks and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lyon was historically an important area for the production and weaving of silk. Since the late 20th century, it has developed a reputation as the capital of gastronomy in France and in the world. Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 6 Lyon
Today is a free day for you to explore Lyon. You may like to wander the narrow streets of the Old Town or dine at one of the top-of-the-range Michelin starred restaurants. Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 7 Barcelona
Today we travel by high-speed TGV train and arrive in Barcelona, capital of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain. Barcelona is an enchanting seaside city with amazing culture, fabled architecture and a world-class food scene. Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 8 Barcelona
This morning we enjoy a sightseeing tour of Barcelona with a local guide. We travel to the medieval Gothic Quarter, where we will see the historic Cathedral Santa Creu and the medieval streets. The modernist Eixample district is known for the architecture of Antonio Gaudi. We see examples of Gaudi's architecture including the famous Sagrada Familia, the world wide symbol of Barcelona. The monumental church is Gaudi's most famous work and the finest example of his visionary genius. Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 9 Barcelona
A free day to discover Barcelona. You may like to visit Parc Guell, which is a public park and one of the major works of Gaudi in Barcelona. The park was commissioned by Count Eusebi Guell in the 1890's. By 1914 Antoni Gaudi had completed the famous features that are most enjoyed by the park’s visitors today. Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 10 Barcelona
Begin 7-night Western Mediterranean Cruise Today we are transferred to the Barcelona port to board the Allure of the Seas. Be up on deck as the ship slips her moorings at 6:00pm for the start of our fabulous cruise. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
DAY 11 Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Today we arrive in Palma de Mallorca, a former Moorish walled city and capital of the Spanish island of Mallorca. Palma's Old Town is an appealing maze of narrow streets that are a delight to explore on foot. Hop on the Soller Railway for a 17-mile scenic trip, visit 14thcentury Bellver Castle and the museum of contemporary art. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
DAY 12 Provence, France
This morning we arrive in Marseille, France's oldest city, and one of its most dynamic, with a melting pot culture and vibrant arts scene. The soul of the city is its Vieux Port, the working waterfront. Marseille is also a gateway port to the scenic villages and coastal areas of Provence, such as Aix-en-Provence and Avignon. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
DAY 13 Florence, Italy
Today we arrive in the port of La Spezia, which is the gateway to Florence. Take a tour to Florence, where you can soak up the atmosphere of this lovely city, capital of Tuscany. Home of Michelangelo and the Medici family, the city was the cradle of the Renaissance. Highlights are the Piazza del Duomo, one of the largest cathedrals in the Christian world and the Ponte Vecchio Bridge over the Arno River. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
DAY 14 Rome, Italy
This morning we arrive in the port of Civitavecchia. Take a tour to the Eternal City, Rome. There is so much to see in Rome including the majestic Colosseum, Roman Forum, Pantheon with its all-seeing eye of heaven, Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain's spectacular fantasy of mythical sea creatures and cascading water. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
DAY 15 Naples, Italy
We arrive in Naples this morning which is close to the beautiful resort town of Sorrento, with its spectacular views of the Bay of Naples, and the ancient, perfectly preserved ruins of Pompeii. Pompeii was a wealthy settlement of the Roman Empire, destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79AD. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
DAY 16 At sea
A free day while the Allure of the Seas cruises the Mediterranean. There will be time to enjoy the wonderful facilities of the ship, perhaps have a spa or beauty treatment, attend an informative lecture, or a dance class. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
DAY 17 Barcelona, Spain - Australia
This morning we arrive back at Barcelona and after disembarking the ship we travel to Barcelona airport for your flight home after a spectacular trip-of-a-lifetime. Meals: Breakfast & In-flight
DAY 18 Arrive in Australia
You will arrive back in Australia. The tour concludes.
|Cabin||Cabin Category||Deck||Twin Fare||Single Fare|
|Included port & handling charges||$527||$877|
|Included air taxes as at 20/3/19||$190||$190|
|Included ship gratuities||$142||$142|
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.
Cruise Offers (a division of Travelrite International Pty Ltd), (ABN 64 005 817 078) is the tour organiser. Allure of the Seas is operated by Royal Caribbean Cruises and the Best of France, Spain and Italy fly/cruise arrangements are subject to the terms and conditions and general information detailed in the Royal Caribbean brochure 2020. All passengers must complete an online cruise personaliser at www.royalcaribbean.com and sign a Cruise Offers Value Holidays 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. The passenger must also complete the online Royal Caribbean cruise personaliser at www. royalcaribbean.com. Final payments are due to be paid to Cruise Offers 90 days prior to the commencement of the Allure of the Seas fly/cruise. A 1.5% administration fee will be added to payments by credit card. Any changes made to a booking after purchase may incur fees.
There are three departure dates, 15 May 2020, 12 June 2020 and 21 August 2020.
Etihad Airways, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, Qantas Airways, Thai Airways, Cathay Pacific plus any codeshare partners (subject to availability).
Accommodation has been booked at the following hotels Paris: Ibis Hotel Paris Clichy Batignolles or Ibis Hotel Montmartre (3 stars) Lyon: Hotel Axotel Lyon Perrache (3 stars) Barcelona: Hotel Astoria (3 stars)
You can stay longer in Europe, please contact Cruise Offers on 1800 630 343 for more information.
*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 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. A visa is not required for Europe for stays up to 90 days. If you are not an Australian passport holder check with Cruise Offers for visa requirements.
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.
Passengers qualify for a 23kg free baggage allowance on flights to join or return from the cruise.
GROUP AIRLINE SEATING:
Please note; you will be booked as part of a group booking with the airline, this means we are unable to confirm any seating requests. Pre purchasing of flights and payment of airline seat booking fees allows allocation of specific seats. Additional costs will apply.
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.
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.
Cruise Offers (a division of Travelrite International Pty Ltd, ATAS 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. Attention is also directed to the terms and conditions of the Allure of the Seas fly/cruise passage contract with Royal Caribbean, detailed on the Royal Caribbean website. If you do not have a copy of the Royal Caribbean terms and conditions please contact Cruise Offers and we will send one to you.
DELAYS AND UNFORESEEN EVENTS:
You engage Cruise Offers (a division of Travelrite International Pty Ltd) to book this tour on your behalf and you acknowledge that Cruise Offers 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. Cruise Offers 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 Cruise Offers 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 Cruise Offers your attorney for this purpose. You agree to pay Cruise Offers any cost thereof and you indemnify Cruise Offers in respect of any cost it incurs in this regard. Cruise Offers 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 book-ing form and sending it with a deposit of $1500 per person to:
CRUISE OFFERS VALUE HOLIDAYS
423 Whitehorse Road Balwyn, Victoria 3103
Further information can be obtained by telephoning
Toll Free: 1800 630 343
Telephone: (03) 9836 2522
ABOUT CRUISE OFFERS:
Cruise Offers Value Holidays (a division of Travelrite International Pty Ltd ABN 64 005 817 078) is a well-established family-owned business that’s been operating in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs for more than 35 years. Travelrite International is a full member of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA), is fully Accredited with ATAS (A10538) and IATA. As such they directly represent the major airlines of the world and all major domestic and international hotel, tour and transport operators.
“Exactly as promised, as per the itinerary. Local guides were excellent.”
“Very good tour. I would recommend it. Good value for money”