The Real Deal Vacation package to Eastern Europe includes airfare from New York City to Warsaw, with a return flight from Helsinki, on Finnair; all intra-Europe ground transportation and a flight from Prague to Helsinki on Finnair; two nights at the Sofitel Victoria Hotel in Warsaw; two nights at the Galaxy Hotel Krakow; three nights at the NH Budapest Hotel; two nights at the Hilton Stadtpark Vienna Hotel; three nights at the Barcelo Praha Five in Prague; one night at the Scandic Continental Hotel in Helsinki; 17 meals, including 13 breakfasts and four dinners; an extensive sightseeing program including admission fees; guided tours of the Jasna Gora monastery (home to the Black Madonna), Auschwitz, Royal Wawel Castle and St. Mary's Church in Krakow, Market Square, an excursion to the Danube Bend region and the artist town of Szentendre, tours of Telc and Duerstein en route to Prague, city tours of Warsaw, Budapest, Prague and Helsinki; and the services of an English-speaking tour guide throughout; from $2,599 per person including all hotel and air taxes and fees.
When Nov. 7, 2015 ($2,599); add $200 for Apr. 18, Oct. 3; add $300 for May 2, 9, Jul. 18, Sept. 26; add $400 for Jun. 20, Jul. 4, Aug. 15; add $500 for May 16, Sept. 5; add $600 for Jun. 6.
Gateways New York City ($2,599).
The Fine Print Vacation package reflects the cash discount price ($2,599). Call SmarTours to reserve and send a $300 non-refundable check deposit within seven days to confirm your spot. Remaining balance is due 75 days prior to departure. Based on double occupancy; single supplement is from $699. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
Book By Jan. 29, 2015.
Contact SmarTours, 800/337-7773, smartours.com.
Why It's a Deal A recent Kayak search shows the lowest multicity round-trip airfare between New York City, Warsaw, and Helsinki starts from $768 in mid-November (Air Berlin). You would also have to spend $113 per person for the flight between Prague and Helsinki. The rest of this travel package breaks down to $132 per person per night and gives you all the same inclusions, plus an extensive touring program including ground transportation and admission, 13 guided tours, most meals, the services of an English-speaking guide, and all hotel and air taxes and fees.
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