Whatever you're looking for on vacation – you will find it on board the A-ROSA. Whether you are seeking for privacy or cosy companionship, the comfort and calmness, wellness at SPA-ROSA, everything is possible. There is plenty of space onboard for relaxation and recreation – but also for fitness and well-being. On the sun deck you can find an outdoor pool or whirlpool, shuffleboard and a putting green. A-ROSA creates a casual and friendly atmosphere on board, allowing you to leave the daily life with its pressures behind. Culinary delights and non-alcoholic drinks are included, as are many other extras. Cabins are spacious and comfortable, with modern amenities and outside views.
Day 1 Friday 14 August, 2020 Departure
Today we depart Australia on our flights to Nice. Meals Included: In-flight
Day 2 Saturday 15 August, 2020 Nice, France
This afternoon we arrive into Nice. Upon arrival, we will be met by our private coach and transferred to our hotel for check in. Meals Included: In-flight
Day 3 Sunday 16 August, 2020 Nice, France
This morning we will enjoy a sightseeing tour with a local guide of the main sights of the French Riviera. We explore the narrow picturesque streets of Nice and drive along the Corniche Road which provides spectacular views of the ocean and cliffs. We then travel to the fairytale principality of Monaco. We will see the famous Monte Carlo Casino, Grand Prix circuit and cathedral, where Princess Grace is buried. Meals Included: Breakfast
Day 4 Monday 17 August, 2020 Nice
The day is free to further explore Nice and the French Riviera. Stroll along the famous Promenade des Anglais or relax on the beach. Meals Included: Breakfast
Day 5 Tuesday 18 August, 2020 Aix en Provence, France
This morning we travel by coach to Aix en Provence, in the heart of Provence, a region brimming with fascinating historic towns and quaint medieval villages. On our journey, we'll stop in the oldest city in France, Marseille. Due to its location on the coast, Marseille is considered to be the cultural centre of Southern France and is home to a diverse range of museums, theatres and architecture. We will have free time to explore the city before continuing to our hotel in Aix en Provence for check in. Meals Included: Breakfast
Day 6 Wednesday 19 August, 2020 Aix en Provence
This morning we will enjoy a walking sightseeing tour of Aix en Provence with a local guide who will provide background on all the important sights. The tour will visit Vieux Aix, the charming old town of Aix with its elegant mansions, pleasant squares and charming fountains and Cours Mirabeau, a stunning boulevard with a beautiful canopy of fine plane trees and fountains. The afternoon is free for you to explore the local daily market or one of the numerous museums such as the Granet Museum where you can explore Provence's art and history. Meals Included: Breakfast
Day 7 Thursday 20 August, 2020 Aix en Provence
A free day for you to explore Aix en Provence and surrounds. You may like to take a winery tour or explore the city in the footsteps of famous painter, Paul Cézanne. Meals Included: Breakfast
Day 8 Friday 21 August, 2020 Lyon, France
This morning we travel north 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 9 Saturday 22 August, 2020 Embarkation
The morning is free 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-therange Michelin starred restaurants. After lunch we are transferred to the A-ROSA STELLA for our Rhone/Saone river cruise. Meals Included: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 10 Sunday 23 August, 2020 Chalon sur Saone, France
At midday we arrive in the small French city of Chalon sur Saone, known as the birthplace of photography. The Cathedral Saint Vincent, located in the square of the same name – is one of the most photographed sights in the town. Spend your afternoon wandering around the city, with its many beautiful old townhouses or rent a bike and head out into the Saone wine region. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 11 Monday 24 August, 2020 Macon/Lyon, France
This morning we arrive in Macon, the southernmost city in the Burgundy region. Macon has a history dating back more than 2000 years and prospered thanks to its location along the trading route. Nowadays, Macon is known for its locally produced wines. There are numerous museums and historical sites for you to explore in town, such as the Old and New Cathedral of Saint Vincent and the Museum Lamartine, which is dedicated to the life of the poet Alphonse de Lamartine. We depart Macon after lunch and travel to Lyon, arriving late evening. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 12 Tuesday 25 August, 2020 Lyon, France
A free morning to enjoy all that Lyon has to offer. Enjoy fine food and wine and spellbinding views. We will depart Lyon after lunch. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 13 Wednesday 26 August, 2020 Avignon, France
Avignon has a rich history from Celtic beginnings to being the residence of the Popes and later central to the French Revolution. Although a fortified town, it is the Papal Palace which stands more secure on a hill in the centre of town; its walls are 17-18 feet thick. Take a walk through this beautiful medieval city with its romantic, narrow streets. Be sure to see the Papal Palace, which was the seat of the Popes from 1309 until 1376 and the Palace de l'Horloge, an attractive square, shaped by plane trees, which contains a theatre and town hall. We remain in Avignon overnight. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 14 Thursday 27 August, 2020 Arles, France
At midday, we depart Avignon and continue to Arles where we'll arrive in the mid-afternoon. The town of Arles and its terra-cotta tiled rooftops inspired over 200 paintings by Van Gough and was once the provincial capital of Ancient Rome. Head into town and enjoy the highlights of the city in particular the exterior of the 2000 year old Roman Amphitheatre still in use today, which was originally built to hold 20,000 spectators in the style of the Colosseum in Rome. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 15 Friday 28 August, 2020 Viviers/La Voulte, France
This morning we enjoy a brief stop in the small medieval city of Viviers. It is home to many wellpreserved monuments from the 18th century. We continue to the small town of La Voulte. Its Old Town is made up of narrow streets and vaulted passages leading to the 14th century renaissance style Chateau La Voulte sur Rhone. Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 16 Saturday 29 August, 2020 Lyon, France
We arrive back into Lyon this morning. After disembarking, the day is free for last-minute sightseeing and shopping. Late afternoon we are transferred to the airport for our flights home to Australia. Meals Included: Breakfast, In-flight
Day 17 Sunday 30 August, 2020 In flight
Day 18 Monday 31 August, 2020 Arrive Australia
Tour members arrive into Australia and the tour concludes.
|CABIN||DECK||TWIN FARE PP||SINGLE FARE|
|Cabin A - Lead in Window||1||$5,999||-|
|Cabin A - Outer Window||1||$6,399||$7,999|
|Cabin C - Juliette Balcony||2||$6,999||$8,799|
|Cabin D - Juliette Balcony||3||$7,299||$8,999|
|Included air taxes as at 20 Aug, 2019||$200||$200|
Cabin A - Lead in Window
Cabin A - Outer Window
Cabin C - Juliette Balcony
Cabin D - Juliette Balcony
Included air taxes as at 20 Aug, 2019
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 (ABN64 005 817 078) is the tour organiser. A-ROSA DONNA /STELLA is operated by A-Rosa and the fly/ cruise arrangements are subject to the terms and conditions and general information detailed in the A-Rosa brochure 2020. All passengers must complete and sign the Cruise Offers International booking form.
The tour costs are based on airfare, shipping, general transport, accommodation costs and foreign exchange rates at 20 August 2019. Cruise Offers 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.
DEPOSITS AND PAYMENTS:
A deposit of $1500 per person should be sent with a completed Cruise Offers 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. Final payments are due to be paid to Cruise Offers International 90 days prior to the commencement of the A-Rosa cruises. A 1.5% administration fee will be added to payments by credit card.
CANCELLATION CHARGES: Number of days before sailing.
|Days prior to Departure||Cancellation Fee|
|Over 90 days||Loss of deposit|
|Over 90-61 days||50% of full fare|
|60 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 you are not an Australian passport holder check with Cruise Offers 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 30kg free baggage allowance on flights to join or return from the cruise.
MINIMUM TOUR NUMBERS AND CONDITIONS:
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 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.
Cruise Offers (ATAS No. 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 taken in the State of Victoria, Australia. Attention is also directed to the terms and conditions of A-Rosa fly/ cruise passage contract with A-Rosa Cruises, detailed in the A-Rosa Cruises brochure. If you do not have a copy of this form 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 book-ing form and sending it with a deposit of $1500 per person to:
423 Whitehorse Road Balwyn, Victoria 3103
Further information can be obtained by telephoning
Toll Free: 1800 630 343
Telephone: (03) 8803 6868
ABOUT TRAVELRITE INTERNATIONAL:
Cruise Offers (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 25 years and operating in Victoria for more than 30 years. It is a member of ATAS (No. A10538) and has two fully accredited IATA offices Heathmont and Balwyn. As such they directly represent the major airlines of the world and all major domestic and international hotel, tour and transport operators. Cruise Offers is a full member of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents – AFTA.
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Cruise Offers will collect and store the data contained on this booking form on our secure PCI Compliant server. Your email address will be stored on our mailing list and may be used for sending out relevant Cruise Offers promotions or upcoming tours. By completing this booking you agree to these terms. You may request the removal of your data from our system at any time after your tour has completed. To do so you can fill in a data removal request.
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