The Real Deal Vacation package to Germany and Austria includes airfare from New York City to Nuremberg, with a return flight from Vienna, on Air France, Delta, or KLM Royal Dutch Airlines; a seven-night river cruise onboard the Grand Circle MS River Aria or MS River Adagio; all meals including seven breakfasts, seven lunches, and seven dinners, plus wine at dinner; four guided tours including Nuremberg, Regensburg, Passau, and Melk Abbey; cultural programs like a German language session, Regensburg choral concert, glass-blowing demonstration, traditional baking demonstration, discussion about the history of the Christmas tree, an organ concert at Melk Abbey, discussions about Europeans today, and the stories behind German Christmas traditions; a personal headset provided on all tours; Captain's welcome and farewell receptions and dinners; baggage handling for one piece of luggage per person including tips; and 5 percent credit towards your next trip with Grand Circle; from $1,495 per person—plus port taxes of about $125 per person.
When Dec. 14, 15, 2012 ($1,495).
Gateways New York City ($1,495); add $250 for Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Newark, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C.; add $300 for Atlanta, Detroit, L.A., Miami, Minneapolis, San Francisco, and Seattle; add $350 for Dallas, Orlando, Portland, San Diego, and Tampa; add $450 for Denver and Phoenix.
The Fine Print Use promo code DEAL400 when booking. Package price does not include port taxes of approximately $125 per person. Based on double occupancy; contact the company directly for single supplement pricing. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.
Book By Nov. 30, 2012.
Contact Grand Circle Travel, 800/221-2610, gct.com.
Why It's a Deal The Christmas Markets Along the Danube river cruise regularly costs $2,220 per person including airfare from New York City and port charges—this travel package includes the same perks and saves you $600 per person when you factor in the cost of port taxes.
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