CANADIAN AFFAIR - THE TRAVEL EXPERTS

Celebration of the Rockies and the Land of the Free

A quest through the heart of the majestic Canadian Rockies as you sit back, relax and weave through terrain only accessible by rail. Travel alongside beautiful steep canyons, glittering oceans, and untamed wilderness onboard the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer train. Prepare yourself for a truly remarkable voyage as you experience the renowned White Star Service onboard the Queen Elizabeth. Sail to the jewels of the Pacific, from Vancouver’s blissful shores to the exciting culture of San Francisco to celebrate Independence Day.

What's included

• International flights with Air Transat departing from London Gatwick in economy class
• Includes seat selection
• Transfer from Calgary Airport to Banff Hotel
• Accommodation in Downtown Banff for 1 night
• 2 days Rocky Mountaineer daylight service in SilverLeaf Service
• Breakfast and lunch on board the train each day
• Accommodation in Downtown Vancouver for 3 night
• Cruise accommodation for 7nights
• All meals and snacks whilst onboard the ship
• Most entertainment onboard the ship
• Relevant taxes

Upgrades
Celebrating anything?
Why not upgrade your flights to Club Class
Treat yourself and upgrade your train tour to GoldLeaf or GoldLeaf Deluxe
Upgrade your Cruise to an Oceanview or Balcony Stateroom

Itinerary

Day 1 Calgary – Banff

After your flight, your scheduled transfer will take you to the charming mountain town of Banff. Relax in the Hot Springs or head up Sunshine Mountain on a scenic gondola ride to enjoy incredible views

Day 2 On-board Rocky Mountaineer from Banff to Kamloops

Today, board the Rocky Mountaineer to travel west. Enjoy some of the most spectacular sights in western Canada. Overnight in Kamloops

Day 3 On-board Rocky Mountaineer from Kamloops to Vancouver

The journey leads through the “cowboy country” ranch land of British Columbia passing lush forests. Arriving in Vancouver, enjoy the rest of the day exploring, one of Canada’s most diverse cities.

Day 4 - 5 - San Francisco, California, USA

Laid back San Francisco is home to a mix of cultures and the world famous Golden Gate Bridge. This is the perfect destination to take in the Indepence Day celebrations.

Day 6 - Alaska Cruise

Arrive at the cruise terminal in Vancouver's wonderful Canada Place. Check in to your stateroom for the next 7 days at sea to celebrate America's Independence Day

Day 7 - At Sea

Take the time to explore more of the Queen Elizabeth and her art deco design

Day 8 -9 - San Francisco, California, USA

Laid back San Francisco is home to a mix of cultures and the world famous Golden Gate Bridge. This is the perfect destination to take in the Independence Day celebrations.

Day 10 - At Sea

Why not earn an industry recognised qualification whilst at sea. You could pick up a Level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits.

Day 11 - Astoria, Oregon, USA

The oldest US city west of the Rocky Mountains, Atsoria boasts a bueatiful collection of musuems, forst and Victorian architecture. Stroll along thr Astoria Riverwalk with stunning river views, you'll pass under the 4.1 mile long Astoria-Megler Bridge and get a glimpse of the sea lions lounging on the docks at 36th Street. Visit the Astoria Column at 125 feet tall this is one of the city's proudest landmarks. Keep an eye out for a film crew as it is frequently used as a movie location.

Day 12 - Victoria

The capital of British Columbia possesses a unique blend of historic charm and contemporary charisma. there is ample opportunity for whale watching and wildlife viewing.

Day 13 - Fly from Vancouver - End of the tour

Your cruise arrives back into port in the early morning, giving you time for a last whip around the shops in Vancouver, or a final afternoon in the sunshine by English Bay before you make your way to the airport for your return flight home.

ESTA online application for entry to the USA

Your cruise arrives back into port in the early morning, giving you time for a last whip around the shops in Vancouver, or a final afternoon in the sunshine by English Bay before you make your way to the airport for your return flight home. Important: All cruise passengers must complete the online Visa Waiver form by visiting https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov which is needed for entry into the US at a cost of $14 per person.

You must complete an ESTA application at least 72 hours before flying. Any traveller who fails to complete an ESTA application at least 3 days before departure will almost certainly be refused entry into the country under new US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations. If you are even considering visiting the States, it's worth filling out an ESTA application now as they are valid for two years.
Important: If you are refused entry because you do not hold the correct travel documents or have had your application for ESTA rejected - you will NOT be entitled to any form of refund or covered by your travel insurance policy.

Want to alter anything?

Please call one of our travel experts on 0207 616 9184 to tell us your requirements

Dates

1st July departure only to coincide with ship sailing on 2nd July for Independence Day celebrations.

Price based on departure from London Gatwick. Please call for other departure airport. Please note prices and availability are subject to change

At a glance


12 nights/13 days

  • 5 nights Hotel accommodation
  • International flights with Air Transat
  • Seat selection included
  • 2 Day Rocky Mountaineer Train Journey
  • 7 nights Alaskan Cruise with Cunard
  • Available from London Gatwick, Manchester & Glasgow, prices & durations may vary

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Winner of British Travel Awards 2018 - Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
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Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


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At a glance


12 nights/13 days

  • 5 nights Hotel accommodation
  • International flights with Air Transat
  • Seat selection included
  • 2 Day Rocky Mountaineer Train Journey
  • 7 nights Alaskan Cruise with Cunard
  • Available from London Gatwick, Manchester & Glasgow, prices & durations may vary

Trusted travel partner


Winner of British Travel Awards 2018 - Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)
Winner of British Travel Awards 2018

Gold award for Best Holiday Company to Canada (Large)


Fully protected - We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA
Fully Protected

ATOL, ABTA and IATA logos

We are members of ATOL, ABTA and IATA.

Price Match Guarantee
Price Match Guarantee

If you find the same tour cheaper through another operator, we'll match the price.

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