Get ready for a renewed Norwegian Spirit to make waves. Every curve. Every view. Every single space—reimagined. Heading into dry dock in January 2020 in Marseille, France, Norwegian Spirit will make her debut in Asia fresh off her multi-million-dollar revitalization. While onboard make a trip to the Tivoli Pool, soak in one of the four outdoor hot tubs, or take the kids to Buccaneer’s Wet and Wild. That’s just the beginning - with 14 delicious dining options, 11 bars and lounges, a full casino, and the Roman Spa & fitness center at your fingertips, you’re ready to have a vacation of a lifetime!
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Day 1 Sunday 1 November, 2020 Departure
Today we depart on our overnight flights to Tokyo. Tokyo is the political, economic and cultural capital of Japan. There are over twelve million people living in Tokyo and many millions more living within a radius of fifty kilometres. Meals Included: In-flight
Day 2 Monday 2 November, 2020 Tokyo, Japan
On arrival in Tokyo today we are met by our Local guide and escorted to our private coach. Today we enjoy a sightseeing tour of Tokyo with a local guide. We will visit the famous Tsukiji Outer Market, the largest and busiest fish market in the world. We see the famous Ginza shopping area and visit the Imperial Palace East Garden, which is still part of the Royal Residence. It is a superb example of traditional Japanese landscape design. Meals Included: In-flight
Day 3 Tuesday 3 November, 2020 Tokyo
We continue our sightseeing of Tokyo this morning. We first visit the Meiji Shrine, dedicated to the spirit of the late Emperor Meiji, the shrine is a popular site for Japanese Weddings. We then visit the Asakusa district, well known as a region of old Tokyo. We see the Asakusa Kannon Temple, a Buddhist temple also known as "Sensoji." The temple was built in 645 A.D with the finest Japanese architecture. Our tour concludes at lunchtime and the afternoon is free for you to explore Tokyo. Meals Included: Breakfast
Day 4 Wednesday 4 November, 2020 Tokyo
A free day for you to explore Tokyo. You may like to visit the Tokyo Skytree, take a tour of the famous Ghibli Museum to stroll along Takeshita Street in Harajuku. Meals Included: Breakfast
Day 5 Thursday 5 November, 2020 Embarkation
The morning is free for last-minute shopping and sightseeing. At midday we are transferred to the port of Yokohama to embark the Norwegian Spirit for our 9 night cruise. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 6 Friday 6 November, 2020 Nagoya, Japan
Located on Honshu's central coast, Nagoya is a center of modern commerce, with Toyota, Noritake china and a Legoland theme park calling this capital home. Developed as a castle town during the Edo Period, much of Nagoya including most of its historic buildings, were destroyed in the air raids of 1945. Take a tour today to see the Nagoya Castle and gain an insight into 17th century Japan or you may like to visit the Atsuta Shrine, known most famously for the legendary sword that is enshrined there. The weapon is so sacred that it is never displayed; however, thousands of other artefacts are exhibited, including holy garments, utensils for deities and ancient documents. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 7 Saturday 7 November, 2020 Osaka, Japan
Today we arrive in Osaka. You may like to travel to Kyoto for the day where you can visit the Philosopher's Path, a pleasant stone path through the northern part of Kyoto's Higashiyama district that follows a canal, lined by hundreds of cherry trees (cherry trees bloom in April). Or visit Ginkakuji, consisting of the famous Silver Pavilion and Nanzenji Temple, whose spacious grounds are located at the base of Kyoto's forested Higashiyama Mountains, and is one of the most important Zen temples in all of Japan. Another highlight is Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) in northern Kyoto whose top two floors are completely covered in gold leaf. The Norwegian Spirit remains docked overnight in Osaka. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 8 Sunday 8 November, 2020 Osaka
Today you may like to take an excursion to visit Osaka Castle. Built in 1583 and destroyed just 32 years later, the castle has undergone many reconstructions, the most recent in 1931. Its walls encompass the Municipal Museum and the Hokoku Shrine, which is dedicated to its original owner, Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Or visit Shitennoji Temple, built in the year 593 and believed to be the oldest Buddhist temple in Japan. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 9 Monday 9 November, 2020 Kagoshima, Japan
Today the ship arrives at Kagoshima Japan, the twin city of Perth. You may like to visit Chiran, a small town in the south of the island of Kyushu. A samurai district with approximately 250-year-old houses and gardens have been perfectly preserved and opened up for visitors to discover not only the scenic landscape but also the Japanese Samurai and their historical legend. Or perhaps visit the Ibusuki Sand Baths to experience the Sand Onsen. The Ibusuki is famous for the steaming hot sand baths. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 10 Tuesday 10 November, 2020 Busan, South Korea
Discover the highlights of Busan on a shore excursion. You may like to reflect upon the historic past and developmental changes of Busan in Beomeosa Temple, UN Memorial Cemetery, and Busan Modern History Museum. Take the chance to delve into the city exuberance and dynamic as you visit Jagalchi Fish Market, Busan Cinema Centre and Yongdusan Park. Or take an excursion and visit the ancient Silla capital, Gyeong-Ju, a place UNESCO designated as one of the world's top 10 historic sites. Explore the royal tombs at Tumuli Park and then experience the serenity of an 8th-century Bulguksa Temple. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 11 Wednesday 11 November, 2020 Nagasaki, Japan
Today we arrive in the city of Nagasaki, best known as the site of the second nuclear attack on Japan during WWII. Take an excursion to visit the Atomic Bomb Museum and learn about the city's culture before the bomb struck and the aftermath of the atomic blast before heading to the Peace Memorial Park, located near Ground Zero, the centre of the blast, which is home to a beautiful memorial fountain and the 9 metre-high Statue of Peace. Or you may like to take a cable car ride to see the spectacular scenery of Nagasaki with its centuries-old shrines, temples and churches. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 12 Thursday 12 November, 2020 Day at sea
A day at sea to explore the facilities of the Norwegian Spirit. Relax with a hot stone massage, treat yourself at the duty free shops or explore the well-stocked library. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 13 Friday 13 November, 2020 Shimizu (Mount Fuji)
Today we arrive in Shimizu, considered to be one of the most beautiful ports in Japan with stunning views of Mount Fuji on a clear day. At 3776 meters tall, Mount Fuji has been deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site as a sacred place and source of artistic inspiration. Take an excursion of this very special area named for the Buddhist fire goddess Fuchi and is sacred to the Shinto goddess Sengen-Sama, whose shrine is found at the summit. It is the holiest of Japan's "Three Holy Mountains." Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 14 Saturday 14 November, 2020 Yokohama/Departure
This morning we arrive back in Yokohama. After disembarking, we are transferred into Tokyo and the day is free before we travel to the airport for our flights back to Australia. Meals Included: Breakfast, In-flight
Day 15 Sunday 15 November, 2020 Australia
Tour members arrive back in Australia.
|CABIN||CATEGORY||DECK||TWIN FARE PP||SINGLE FARE|
|Included port and handling charges||$597||$983|
|Included air taxes as at 18/10/19||$190||$190|
Included port and handling charges
Included air taxes as at 18/10/19
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. Norwegian Spirit is operated by Norwegian Cruise Lines and the Highlights of Japan fly/cruise arrangements are subject to the terms and conditions and general information detailed in the Norwegian Cruise Lines brochure. All passengers must complete and online cruise personalizer at https://www.ncl.com/au/en/ 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 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 Norwegian Cruise Line cruise personaliser at https://www.ncl.com/ au/en/. Final payments are due to be paid to Cruise Offers 120 days prior to the commencement of the Norwegian Spirit fly/cruise. A 1.5% administration fee will be added all credit card payments. Any changes made to a booking after purchase may incur fees.
Jetstar, Qantas Airways, Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Malaysian Airlines, Thai Airways plus any codeshare partners (subject to availability).
Accommodation has been booked at the following hotels: Tokyo – Shingawa Prince Hotel (or similar) – 3.5 stars
CANCELLATION CHARGES: Number of days before sailing.
|Days prior to Departure||Cancellation Fee|
|Over 120 days||Loss of deposit|
|120 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 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 international 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 120 days from the date of departure, Cruise Offers Value Holidays 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 and any legal action must be undertaken in the State of Victoria. Attention is also directed to the terms and conditions of the Norwegian Spirit fly/cruise passage contract with Norwegian Cruise Lines, detailed on the Norwegian Cruise Lines website. If you do not have a copy of the Norwegian Cruise Lines terms and conditions please contact Cruise Offers and we will send one to you.
DELAYS AND UNFORESEEN EVENTS:
You engage Cruise Offers 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 booking form and sending it with a deposit of $1500 per person to:
CRUISE OFFERS 423 Whitehorse Road Balwyn, Victoria 3103
ABOUT CRUISE OFFERS:
Cruise Offers Value Holidays (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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