Alaska & Canadian Adventure

Looking for the Ultimate Adventure?

 

Imagine 7 nights inthe Canadian Rockies via Coach and Rocky Mountain Rails, 7 Nights Princess Alaska Cruise aboard the Island Princess, and 4 Nights Denali/ Interior Excursion.

You can do all our parts of the Adventure with some exceptions.

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Day 1 – Calgary / Banff
Arrive Calgary and transfer to Banff for the evening.
Day 2 – Banff
Today is free to explore Banff on your own. Maybe you will ride the Gondola or visit the original Banff Hot Springs.
Day 3 – Ice Field Parkway Tour
This full day sightseeing tour travels through a landscape carved by glaciers and opened by pioneers. The tour begins with a stop at world famous Lake Louise. It then continues along the Icefields Parkway which is rated as one of the most scenic highways in the world. Marvel at glaciers remaining from the last ice age while you hear stories of early explorers who opened the valleys. Enjoy an alpine picnic before visiting the Athabasca Glacier and Columbia Ice Fields Centre. Join an Explorer and travel onto the glacier or explore the interpretive centre and surroundings. A picnic lunch is included. (L)
12_106DWEBDay 4 – Banff / Kamloops
Board the train and begin a two day journey to the coast tracing the steps of the first rail line in Canada. Today the highlights will be traveling the Spiral Tunnels, visiting Craigellachie where the golden spike was driven linking Canada from coast to coast. Your car attendant will keep you informed along the way of all the sights. Breakfast and lunch will be served at your seat.
Day 5 – Kamloops / Vancouver
Continue on the Rocky Mountaineer through the Fraser Canyon and enjoy the spectacular scenery. Arrive in Vancouver in time for dinner. (B, L)
Day 6 – Vancouver
Enjoy a full day tour (4-hour) of Vancouver. This tour features the North Shore, Stanley Park, Vanier Park. The rest of the day is free.
Day 7 – Vancouver
Enjoy the full day in Vancouver. Late this afternoon Depart Vancouver today. Your tour ends with checkout today. If you are sailing from Seattle ask us about transfer options to get to your cruise ship.

one-way-640x420Princess Cruise Adventure

Day 1 – Today check in with your ship and depart Vancouver on the Princess Island Princess.
Day 2 – Cruise thru the beautiful Inside Passage.
Day 3 – Ship calls in Ketchikan. This most southeastern Alaska town is known for its Totem Poles and nearby Misty Fiords National Monument
Day 4 – Ship calls in Juneau – Check out the great local shops or ride the tram to the top of Mt. Roberts
Day 5 – Ship calls in Skagway. This Gold Rush Era town is part of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park.
showPublicImage.cfmDay 6 – Cruise Glacier Bay National Park.Covering 3.3 million acres of rugged mountains, dynamic glaciers, temperate rainforest, wild coastlines and deep sheltered fjords, Glacier Bay National Park is a highlight of Alaska’s Inside Passage             Day 7 – Cruise College Fjord, home to 16 glaciers.
Day 8 – You arrive and disembark in Whittier, Alaska
( if you do not continue to the Alaska interior, an additional fee will apply for transfer from Whittier to Anchorage.

Denali / Alaska Interior Adventure

Aramark-16Day 1 – Motor coach Whittier to Talkeetna. Overnight in the main lodge. Jet Boat Wilderness Tour.
Day 2 – Luxury dome rail Talkeetna to Denali Park. Overnight two 
nights in standard room.
Day 3 – Best of Denali. Denali Back Country Tour. Full day tour of Denali National Park. (Includes Lunch at Kantishna).Tour flight returns thru Kantishna Air Taxi. With 6 million acres of Alaska’s interior wilderness and the 20,310-ft.-high Denali (fka Mount McKinley), North America’s tallest peak.
Day 4 – Luxury Dome rail Denali Park to Anchorage. Overnight for one night at The Lakefront Anchorage (Breakfast and transfers included).
Day 5 – Return

To start your great Alaskan Adventure today, contact us at 740-369-4801

All About Fiji

Qamea-CS-Photos-182-of-303Things getting too crazy for your here at home,  then get a world away this year!

Clear your mind and your schedule in Fiji. Book now and save 50% off Room Rates, Valid for Sale and Travel now through April 30th, 2016.

Qamea Resort & Spa is an intimate boutique resort catering to maximum of 34 adults, with only 17 luxuriously appointed and air conditioned bures nestled among swaying coconut palms and verdant tropical gardens.

images-2Set amidst 100 acres or lush tropical landcaped gardens, bushland, and jagged volcanic South Pacific mountains that soar behind the property, the entire resort fronts onto a private white sand beach over a kilometre in length, and is known as the most spectacular in Fiji’s northern island group.

With the only Guinot spa in the South Pacific, a PADI 5 Star accredited dive shop, snorkeling just off the resort and daily activities ranging from catered picnic lunches at cascading jungle waterfalls to invigorating coastal and mountain hikes – you will certainly not need to look far for something exciting and adventurous to do.

If privacy is what is sought, our romantically decorated bures and beach houses, all with outdoor showers, and many with private swimming pools or jacuzzi spa will meet your requirements.

imagesPackages priced at just $2,476 ppdo include :
Roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles via Fiji Airways
US/airport taxes/ security charges/ fuel surcharges/ Fiji Departure Tax
Meet and Shell Lei Greeting on arrival
Roundtrip resort transfers
Welcome arrival drink
5 nights, Qamea Resort & Spa, Beachfront Bute
Non-motorized resort activities – snorkeling, kayaking, three weekly snorkeling trips, village tour, Wednesday night Kava Ceremony, Friday night Meke, Sunday Church services, nightly entertainment, & Sunday Wine tasting.
Honeymoon Bonus – A Bottle of sparkling wine, a 30 minute massage each & amenity gift pack of oils & lotions.

To start your grand getaway call us today at 740-369-4801.

Summer Family Vacation

We all remember our Summer vacation memories as kids.  And your family, how about a Summer Vacation that makes memories to last a lifetime.

Here are a few to ideas to inspire

Atlantis , Bahamas

ThingsToDo_DolphinCay_Award_2015-2With adventures and activities perfect for kids of all ages, Atlantis, Paradise Island truly is Paradise for families! Imagine a family vacation at Atlantis from a child’s perspective: an enormous underwater world of sea creatures and fish, a playful universe of waterslides and swimming pools, digging for buried treasure on the beach, and smiles and new friends at every turn. For kids, Atlantis isn’t simply a place to play with Mom and Dad – it’s a wonderful exedition of the imagination. Discover kids’ activities at Atlantis, Paradise Island and start planning your Bahamas family vacation today.

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Features: Water Slides River Rides Pools Beaches Private Cabanas Rock Climbing, Snorkel, Scuba, sharks, Swim with Dolphins, Sea Lion Interaction,Fitness Center Tennis Shopping Earth & Fire Pottery Studio Rock Climbing Atlantis Theatre The Library Yacht & Fishing Charters, and much more .

 

Dreams, Palm Beach , Punta Cana

dreams_plmbchDreams Palm Beach Punta Cana is a beautiful beachfront property that sits on the Dominican Republic’s east coast. The resort is situated on a white sandy beach studded with swaying palm trees where guests enjoy endless views of blue waters.

This is the third Dreams Resort & Spa property in the Dominican Republic. Dream’s philosophy is that they don’t make guests wear bracelets during a stay to promote relaxation.

Features: Explorer’s Club for Kids and a Core Zone for teens, a spa and fitness center, and fantastic nighttime entertainment, a stay at Dreams Palm Beach will be forever memorable.

 

Beaches Turks & Caicos

kids-scubaWhen you’re looking for one of the best family vacations in the Caribbean, there’s no place better than Beaches, where our all-inclusive family vacations offer something for everyone, from unlimited land and water sports to gourmet dining choices for every palate. Grown-ups will enjoy up to 13 bars serving premium brand liquors and varietals Mondavi wine.

Kids and teens will get a variety of fun activities, with sprawling water parks, Xbox Play Lounge and the Caribbean Adventure with Sesame Street®. Best of all, everything is included at our family all-inclusive resorts.waterparks-waterslides

Features: Kids Camp, Pirates Island Water Park, Sesame Street Adventure, Professional Nannies, Kids Scuba Classes, Junior Golf Club, Club Liquid , DJ Academy, Xbox play lounge, and many outdoor sports programs.

 

Paradisus Cancun Resort 

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One of many all-inclusive resorts along Hotel Zone in Cancun, the Paradisus stands out with its luxury service for families. The five pyramid-shaped buildings that comprise the expansive property make the resort feel secluded and quiet, even at full capacity.

It’s heavily landscaped, with ivy hanging in common areas and tropical plants at every turn. It’s actually difficult to discern if you are indoors or outdoors when walking through corridors and common areas!

4465842_1443551550_panFeatures Lavish Family Suites, Private pools and beach areas  with valet service, Life Enriching Activities arranged just for your family (like sushi making!,)PS2™, XBox 360™ or Wii™ available in-room upon request (24 hour limit), Supervised Kids Camp, and much more .

 

 

Moon Palace Resort and Spa

ima_kids_clubThe Moon Palace Resort is a large and secluded all-inclusive resort located in Cancun, yet far away from Cancun’s bustling hotel district. Instead, Moon Palace is tucked away in a lush landscape and right on a quiet stretch of beach, and is minutes from Cancun International Airport.

The resort is divided into three unique yet connected properties-within-a-property: Nizuc, Sunrise and Grand Palace. The older property, Nizuc, is currently undergoing a renovation. The most secluded and luxurious of the properties is Moon Grand, which provides access into all areas of ima_flowrider_0the resort, while Nizuc and Sunrise guests may not access Grand pools and restaurants. An inter-hotel shuttle bus operates throughout the day to provide service between resorts, as well as once a day service to the Riviera area

Features: Family Connection Luxury suites, with connecting rooms, double whirlpool, Xbox games, cooking classes, Flowrider Surfing Challenge, Two playgrounds, arcade zone, The Playroom Kids Club, and many sports and excursions for the whole family.

To start your incredible summer vacation plans, call us today at Getaway Travel  740-369-4801 .

Cruising Thru Summer

Looking for a Summer Vacation to remember ?

Instead of the usual road trip, get off the land and into the sea with these great travel ideas for the whole family.

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Royal Caribbean is currently offering the Summer of Adventure Dreamworks Experience.

character_diningYour kids will have a chance to get their pictures with characters, dine with their favorite characters at movie themed meals,and of course, chill out with their favorite films in our 3D theater or your stateroom. Also opt My Family Time Dining® in our main dining room, and your kids will be served right away before Adventure Ocean® staff pick them up for a night of fun. Parents stay behind to relax and continue their meal. Leaving you and your kids to both have a fun night out.

VY_03What ever the age level, special clubs are offered with age specific programs for ages 3 – 11.  Additional activities include  game arcades, family friendly excursions,  great pool areas, and featured on Quantum of the Sea , H2O Zone, where guests can splash in the waves along with their favorite Dreamworks characters. Also returning to the H2O Zone is the large “vortex” whirlpool to swim around in.  The wave pool is the focal point of the H2O Zone and its introduction is yet another “WOW” factor Royal Caribbean is banking on impressing customers to try the ship out.  There’s no question kids will love playing in the wave pool (and adults too).

 

OA_YZ_LIVING_ROOM2_TEENS_170_RETHave a teen and worried about this vacation passing the “Boring” test?  Royal Caribbean has age specific programs for teens as well, so you and they can enjoy the time and make new friends.  For kids ages 12-14, activities include rock climbing competitions, dodgeball and Dance Dance Revolution, as well as BBQs and movie nights. Plus, the chance to let their star shine with open mic nights, talent shows and Scratch DJ Academy.  Ages 15-17 also have theme nights, pool parties, and teen only dinners so they can “escape you” for an evening. Other options include karaoke, video arcade, and special Teen only hangouts at the Teen Lounge and Teen Nightclub.

Contact us today to get started at  or just click here to view all that Royal Caribbean has to offer.

 

Make Dreams part of your Honeymoon

 

Did this holiday season come with a special announcement this year?

After the big “Yes” , the next question is when and where.  At Getaway Travel, you may know the when, but we have a great suggestion for where.

Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana gives you the personal touch that is a far cry from the standard cookie cutter wedding.

Their onsite co-ordinators is open to your suggestions to help turn your wedding vision into a reality .

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They offer three different types of wedding packages , Dreams Wedding in Paradise, Dreams of Love , and Dreams Ultimate, with packages starting a $999.

All Packages include

  • Symbolic Ceremony*
  • Wedding organization and personal touch of on-site wedding coordinator
  • Preparation and ironing of couple’s wedding day attire
  • Complimentary room for the groom the night before the wedding (based on availability and upon request)
  • Bride’s bouquet
  • Boutonniere for the groom
  • Wedding cake and sparkling wine toast for up to 10 guests
  • And Much more

Get More details today at http://www.dreamsresorts.com/palm-beach/weddings/packages

Passports are Required to travel to the Dominican Republic, and they must be valid 6 months prior to the return of your trip. Getting married quietly in the states and having the ceremony in the Dominican Republic is also a way to simplify and reduce costs of the ceremony.

You can find great reviews about the resort at  http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g147293-d150863-Reviews-Dreams_Palm_Beach_Punta_Cana-Punta_Cana_La_Altagracia_Province_Dominican_Republic.html  .

For more information on Dreams Weddings call us today at Getaway Travel  , 740-369-4801 .