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10 Day East Coast USA & Canada

  • Discover the best of the East Coast
  • See Niagara Falls & the Statue of Liberty
Includes Return International Flights

Electric cities and breath-taking countryside; this USA & Canada package really has it all. Wake up in the city that never sleeps, tick Niagara Falls off the bucket list and see where America's political heart rests in Washington D.C. With all this and more, this epic trip is yours for the taking.

Experience the history, culture and dramatic landscapes of East Coast USA and Canada with this incredible 10 Day package. Take a relaxing Liberty harbour cruise to see the famous Statue of Liberty, witness big New York City icons including the Empire State Building, Times Square, Central Park, Rockerfeller Centre and Fifth Avenue. After all the big city fun, venture outside the Big Apple to Niagara Falls, Philadelphia, Washington D.C, Toronto and more. Includes return flights, seven nights hotel accommodation, English-speaking tour leader, airport transfers and more.

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Today fly from either Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, *Adelaide or *Perth to New York, USA. Fly with American Airlines, United Airlines or Delta Airlines (subject to availability). Upon arrival the tour leader will meet you at New York JFK International Airport or Newark Liberty International Airport and transfer you to the hotel.

Crowne Plaza OR Ramada Hotel, Newark Airport Meals included: In-Flight

Today enjoy a bite out of the Big Apple on an orientation tour of this famous city. Firstly, embark on a Liberty Cruise on the harbour to see the most famous landmark of the country, the Statue of Liberty, followed by dazzling views of Manhattan’s skyline and Ellis Island. Afterwards continue to the towering Empire State Building and enjoy breathtaking views from the observation deck, located on the 86th floor. Finish off the day with a visit to Times Square, Rockefeller Centre, Fifth Avenue and Grand Central Park.

Crowne Plaza OR Ramada Hotel, Newark Airport Meals included: None

Continue your New York sightseeing tour today with a walk on Wall Street, the financial district of the world. Afterwards drive by the September 11 Memorial Park (Please note: the tour will aim to stop at the park; traffic permitting). Travel onto the city of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, and visit the Liberty Bell Centre. View Independence Hall, the site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

Best Western Plus OR Hampton Inn, Pennsville Meals included: None

Today travel to Washington, D.C., the nation’s capital. This morning immerse yourself in the proud heritage of a nation as you view the White House, the U.S. Capitol Building and the Lincoln Memorial. Afterwards continue to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Best Western Plus OR Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, Lancaster County Meals included: None

What an experience! Head back in time and explore the rural backroads of Pennsylvania’s Lancaster County with a local expert. Learn about the traditional agricultural lifestyle of the Amish and the Mennonites, who live much the same as they did when they first settled here over 200 years ago. Tour the authentic Amish farmhouse and hear the stories of Amish history, lifestyles today, and religious traditions. Then, explore the Amish Village. Depart Lancaster County and journey across Pennsylvania into the eastern corner of New York. Arrive in Canada at the magnificent Niagara Falls.

Travelodge Fallsview, Niagara Falls Meals included: None

This morning view the great natural wonder of Niagara Falls up-close onboard the Hornblower cruise to the base of the falls. Afterwards watch an IMAX movie (not included) to learn of Niagara Falls’ incredible stories. At noon enjoy an optional signature Lunch at Skylon Tower Revolving Dining Room (not included) offering the panoramic views of the whole Niagara Falls region. Afterwards journey along the shores of the Great Lake Ontario and arrive at cosmopolitan Toronto. This afternoon set out for an orientation tour of the city. There is time to explore on your own this afternoon or even set out for an optional tour of the Canadian National Tower (not included) – one of the seven modern wonders of the world, for Toronto’s harbour and skyline.

Park Inn by Radisson Markham, Toronto Meals included: None

Today drive to Thousand Islands situated between Canada and the United States along the Saint Lawrence River. There are actually 1,864 individual islands that dot the region. Take an optional cruise in the Canadian Thousand Island region (not included), which features the more famous sights and views of Thousand Islands, including the renowned and romantic Boldt Castle. Afterwards cross the border at Thousand Islands Bridge and enter the United States. Continue to Albany, the capital of New York State.

Holiday Inn Express Downtown, Albany Meals included: None

This morning travel to Woodbury Common Premium Outlet, home to 220 famous name brand outlet stores and a mecca for shoppers looking for the best bargain deals in the entire world. Enjoy some last minute shopping with great savings before returning to New York JFK International Airport or Newark Liberty International Airport for your return flight to Australia.

Meals included: In-Flight

Tour Inclusions

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  • Experience the best of the East Coast of USA and Canada
  • Visit New York, Washington DC, Niagara Falls, Pennsylvania, Toronto, Albany and more
  • Marvel at the iconic Statue of Liberty on a Liberty cruise
  • Enjoy breathtaking views from the Empire State Building observation deck
  • Take a New York City tour; visit Wall Street, Central Park and more
  • Stop in Philadelphia and visit the Liberty Bell Centre
  • Enjoy a tour through Washington DC and view the White House plus the famous Lincoln Memorial
  • Explore an Amish village in Pennsylvania and learn about their traditional lifestyle
  • Experience the mighty Niagara Falls onboard the Hornblower cruise
  • Enjoy an orientation tour of Toronto
  • Take a scenic trip across the Thousand Islands Bridge
  • Shop at Woodbury Premium Outlet, and save with a VIP shoppers booklet
  • Return international flights (economy class) departing SYD/MEL/BNE/*ADL/*PER
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • English-speaking tour leader
  • Airport taxes and surcharges
  • Transportation by A/C vehicles
  • Return airport transfers

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Travel offer is valid for travel on selected dates until the 23rd October 2018

Travel offer is valid for one person based on twin share

Single Traveller Supplement
For solo travellers a mandatory single supplement of $750 applies

Departure Dates (2018)
May: 23
June: 6
August: 7
September: 4
October: 23

Departure Cities
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, *Adelaide or *Perth

Interstate Surcharges
*Adelaide or *Perth: $300 per person



Full Service Airline(s) Used
American Airlines, United Airlines or Delta Airlines (subject to availability)

Arrive early in New York
$300 per person, subject to availability
Please note:
- This fee does not include extra nights accommodation, meals or airport transfers
- No flight booking changes or cancellations permitted after air tickets have been issued
- Flight changes are subject to availability at the time of booking

Stay behind in New York
$300 per person, subject to availability
Please note:
- This fee does not include extra nights accommodation, meals or airport transfers
- No flight booking changes or cancellations permitted after air tickets have been issued
- Flight changes are subject to availability at the time of booking

Flight Class Upgrades
- Premium Economy: Buy now for $4000 per person
- Business Class: Buy now for $6600 per person
Please note: 
- All Premium Economy and Business Class upgrades are subject to availability (if we are not able to fulfill your business class request the upgrade cost will be refunded)
- On any upgrade purchase, short haul flights and domestic flight sectors are not guaranteed in a Premium or Business cabin; subject to aircraft configuration



Accommodation Used
3-4 Star (self-rated)
- Newark (Airport Area): Crowne Plaza OR Ramada Hotel
- Pennsville: Best Western Plus OR Hampton Inn
- Lancaster County: Best Western Plus OR Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham
- Niagara Falls: Travelodge Fallsview
- Toronto: Park Inn by Radisson Markham
- Albany: Holiday Inn Express Downtown
*Please note: rooms offered are based on a lead-in room type, and are subject to availability based on seasonality. Properties will be confirmed, no later than two weeks prior to travel.

Extra Nights
Not available

Maximum Room Capacity
3 people (subject to availability)

Child Policy
- No child discounts. Full price applies for all children travelling with their parents
- Valid for all ages
Please note: Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors allowed

Triple Share
No discounts apply for 3rd person travelling. Full price applies, subject to availability

Bedding Configuration
Double or Twin Bedding (subject to availability)

Adjoining Rooms (Interconnecting Rooms)
Subject to availability and at the hotels discretion. Please enquire on booking if you require this option



Minimum group size 20, maximum group size 50 per vehicle

Optional Tours / Activities
Day 6:
- Niagara Falls IMAX Movie Theatre: $20 USD (approx. $25 AUD)
- Niagara Falls Signature Lunch in Skylon Tower: $55 USD (approx. $70 AUD)
- Canadian National Tower: $45 USD (approx. $57 AUD)
Day 7:
- Thousand Island Cruise: $30 USD (approx. $38 AUD)
Please Note:
- prices are based on per person, are subject to availability, time permitting and weather conditions, and are payable direct to the tour operator in the currency specified
- prices are based on 2017 rates and may increase slightly in 2018
- Some tours require minimum numbers to operate


- Visa fees and requirements (A USA ESTA Visa waiver and an ETA for Canada are strict requirements if travelling on an Australian passport)
- Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary
- Recommended gratuities/tipping: $10 USD per person/day
- Optional activities/tours
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance (Mandatory)
*** Please Note: A comprehensive travel Insurance policy must be organised BEFORE all details can be finalised with TripADeal



CLIMATE & AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

New York Area 
* May – June: top of 26 Degrees and low of 12 Degrees
* August - September: top of 28 Degrees and low of 17 Degrees
* October: top of 18 Degrees and low of 10 Degrees

Toronto Area 
* May: top of 17 Degrees and low of 10 Degrees
* June: top of 22 Degrees and low of 15 Degrees
* August – September: top of 24 Degrees and low of 15 Degrees
* October: top of 14 Degrees and low of 8 Degrees

TOUR GUIDE Vs TOUR LEADER
Tour Guide: 
Often locals with intimate knowledge of an area, its culture, and history. Their role entails providing commentary, routing the tour, and seeing that people have a good time. They are a licensed, qualified expert who supplies specific information on history, art, architecture and culture of the city/village/attraction in which he or she is guiding the tour. The guide meets the group at the required place and leaves the group at the end of the tour, they do not travel with the group. 

Tour Leader: 
An experienced person tasked with ensuring the smooth operation of tours, as well as providing practical support to passengers throughout the whole trip. Their role primarily includes assisting with accommodation, transportation between locations, and communication with tour guides in each stop. A tour leader may provide general guidance around a city or village, and offer information on the place visited on the bus, however they are not required to have specific knowledge on art, architecture, or history. They are not allowed to provide a guided tour or commentary of a city/village/attraction once there and if caught doing so, can be fined. 

Please note: Tour leaders/guides are not a standard inclusion in all TripADeal travel offers. Tour leaders/guides will only be made available when particularly required to enhance the experience of the destination featured. 

COACH TOUR:
Meals:
No meals are included in the tour, for all meals; breakfasts, lunches and dinners the tour leader (when available) will offer assistance with reservations, suggestions and directions to local restaurants. You can also enquire about any allergies and food and if necessary advise meals to be to be prepared with any medication you require.

Luggage:
You will be responsible for all your personal belongings whilst on the tour. With regards to luggage, you must carry your own luggage from the coach to the hotel room and back to the coach. The driver will assist with the uploading and offloading of their luggage from the coach.

Gratuities:
Gratuities (tips) are not included in the tour price for services of the tour leader (when available) and driver throughout the tour. The recommended tip for the tour leader and driver is $10 USD per person per day, which will be collected whilst on tour.

Fitness Level Required / Mobility:
Our vehicles are not equipped with wheelchair access, so unfortunately our tours are currently not suitable for wheelchair users and those less mobile. 
Please note; a basic level of fitness will be required. If you have any concerns please consult your healthcare provider prior to purchase/travel.



If travelling on an Australian Passport, the following tourist visas apply: 
- A ESTA Visa Waiver is a strict requirement when travelling to or flying through the USA. Once a USA ESTA Visa Waiver is issued it is valid for 2 years or until your passport expires, (whichever is sooner) and will allow multiple entries into the USA. Apply via this link: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/
- A ETA for Canada is also a strict requirement, as of the 15 March 2016. Apply via this link: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta-start.asp
- Canadian dual citizens must check their visa/passport requirements prior to purchase as there have been consular changes made on the November 10, 2016. Please follow this link for more information - http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/dual-canadian-citizens.asp

Please Note:
- Due to recent changes in the USA Immigration policies, TripADeal recommend all travellers visit US Customs & Border Protection
- Passengers who are not Australian citizens must check with the respective consulate or a visa agency to determine what their visa requirements are and what personal identification is required.



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Voluntary Changes
This includes booking changes requested by you, including but not limited to those changes requiring airline ticket or a Purchase Confirmation reissue.

· 1st Change - $100.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider.
· 2nd Change - $150.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider.
· Subsequent changes - $250.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider.
· Changes within 30 days of departure $350.00 person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider.
· Changes within 14 days of departure $500.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider.

Name Changes Due To Passenger Error
· If the incorrect name has been advised to TripADeal, charges of $150.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/ cruise company/ other travel provider will apply.
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