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20 Day Baltics & Fjords

  • Discover the highlights of Scandinavia on tour
  • Cruise to Germany, Russia, Poland & more
Includes Return International Flights

Whether you want to see the world's longest, deepest and most beautiful fjords, immerse yourself in breathtaking Baltic cities, or simply see the highlights of 10 incredible European countries, this 20-day package is for you.

Start in Oslo, where you'll enjoy a city tour before embarking on a fjord cruise to see Sognefjord and the UNESCO-listed Nærøyfjord; ride the legendary Flam Railway from Flam to Myrdal; then explore Bergen, stopping to see the Hardangerjøkulen glacier and Voringfossen falls along the way, plus the cities of Oslo and Gothenburg. Upon arrival in Copenhagen, board your 11 night cruise on the MSC 'Poesia', a ship known for having a wide variety of daily activities, freshly prepared cuisine and excellent facilities, including a swimming pool and Broadway-style theatre shows.

Admire ever-changing views as the ship makes its way to Warnemunde in Germany, the gateway to Berlin; fascinating Gdansk in Poland; charming Riga in Latvia; the medieval city of Tallinn; iconic St Petersburg, Russia; Helsinki, Finland’s ‘white city of the north’; immaculate Stockholm in Sweden and more bucket list destinations.

Your trip includes return flights, six nights quality hotel accommodation, an 11 night Baltic Sea MSC Cruise, 38 meals and much more.

ITINERARY

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Itinerary - 1

Today depart from either Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or *Perth for Oslo! Fly with either Lufthansa, Swiss Airways, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways or Thai Airways to name a few (subject to availability).


Meals included: In-Flight

Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel.

Overnight: Scandic St Plass, Oslo or similar
Meals included: None

This morning, meet your local guide and enjoy a 3-hour city tour. See the main highlights of Oslo, such as the medieval Akershus Fortress, the Royal Palace, the City Hall and Karl Johans Gate, the lively main street of the city. Afterwards, see the famous Frogner Park (entrance not included). In the afternoon transfer to Geilo, a town known for ski resorts and beautiful mountain trails.

Overnight: Dr Holms Hotel, Geilo or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

After breakfast transfer to Gudvangen. Upon arrival, embark on a ferry to Flam, where you will enjoy a Fjord cruise on the Sognefjord, the deepest fjord in Norway. During the cruise you will visit the stunning UNESCO listed Nærøyfjord, and the magnificent Aurlandsfjord. Take a moment to behold the awe-inspiring surrounding mountains, which are some of the most majestic in Norway. The Fjord cruise ends in the small village of Flam, nestled at the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord, where you will disembark the ship before continuing to the Flam Railway Station to take the legendary Flam Railway.

The Flam railway offers spectacular panoramic views into the Norwegian fjord landscape, making it one of Europe’s most popular railway journeys. The trains first call is Myrdal, where you will switch to the historical mountain train, Flamsbana. It’s a magical 1 hour train journey that takes you through some of the most impressive scenery in the world, including up close views of beautiful waterfalls and more. Afterwards you will arrive in Voss, where you will be transferred to the picturesque city of Bergen.

Overnight: Scandic Bergen City, Bergen or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

This morning meet your local guide at the hotel and enjoy a half day tour (approx. 4 hours) of Bergen, Norway’s second largest city. Enjoy a guided walk along the famous UNESCO listed colourful Bryggen Wharf, once a centre of the Hanseatic League’s trading empire. Next visit the picturesque Fish Market in Bergen, one of Norway's most visited outdoor markets. The afternoon is free at leisure to explore this beautiful city on your own.

Overnight: Scandic Bergen City, Bergen or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

Travel today to Oslo via the Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau, the largest plateau of its kind in Europe. One of Norway’s largest glaciers, Hardangerjøkulen, is located here. Make a photo stop at the impressive Voringfossen falls, one of the highest waterfalls in Norway. Continue along the picturesque Hardangerfjord, the fourth longest fjord in the world, and the second longest fjord in Norway. Arrive in Oslo in the evening.

Overnight: Scandic St Olavs Plass or similar, Oslo
Meals included: Breakfast

After breakfast travel to Copenhagen. On the way, enjoy a stop in Gothenburg, a major city in Sweden situated off the Göta älv river on the country’s west coast. An important seaport, it’s known for its Dutch-style canals and leafy boulevards, such as the Avenyn, the city’s main thoroughfare, lined with many cafes and shops and the Liseberg - a popular amusement park (entrance not included).

Afterward continue your journey, to the Danish capital. During the drive, you will cross the Oresund Bridge, a combined railway and motorway bridge across the Oresund Strait between Sweden and Denmark. The bridge runs nearly 8km from the Sweedish Coast to the artificial island Peberholm, before diving below the sea level, switching to the Drogden Tunnel, which connects Peberholm to the Danish Island of Amager.

Overnight: Copenhagen Island Hotel, Copenhagen or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

Enjoy today a city tour of the city with a local guide to see the main sights of the Danish capital. Drive down Hans Christian Andersen Boulevard, which runs past the Tivoli Gardens, a world-famous amusement park. Cross the picturesque canal and drive past the Christiansborg Palace, the seat of the Danish Parliament. Pass the beautiful old Stock Exchange and see Kongens Nytorv with its Royal Theatre. Continue to Nyhavn, a street well known for the variety of its nightlife, before stopping at the Amalienborg Palace, the Danish Royal Family’s winter residence.

The tour continues to one of the most famous sights in Copenhagen and one of the symbols of the city, the Little Mermaid statue, and the Gefion Fountain, a large fountain on the harbour front in Copenhagen. It features a large-scale group of animal figures being driven by the Norse goddess Gefjon. Enjoy some free time before to be transferred to the cruise terminal to board your MSC Cruise. The cruise departs at 6:00pm.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Dinner

This morning the MSC ‘Poesia’ is docked in Warnemunde. If you join a shore excursion (not included), passengers can be taken by train from the port city of Warnemunde to Berlin. In Berlin, step back into the city's turbulent past at the Brandenburg Gate, once closed between East and West Berlin, then reopened in 1989 when the Berlin Wall came down. View the famous sculpture of Queen Nefertiti at the Egyptian Museum, or wander among the shops and cafes of the Kurfurstendamm and Unter den Linden, two of the city's historic boulevards. Tourists staying at port can stroll past the fishermen's cottages on the old Alter Strom harbor.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

When you arrive in the Bay of Gdansk, you arrive into one of the most fascinating regions of the Baltic Sea and Northern Europe. Gdynia is steeped in nautical history. Stroll the beautiful waterfront before heading to nearby Gdansk, the largest city in northern Poland (not included). For a taste of local life, walk along bustling Long Market, lined with delicious cafes and eclectic boutiques. See the sights of the historic Old Town, which was restored after being destroyed in World War II. Visit St. Mary’s Church – one of the world’s largest brick cathedrals – or perhaps explore the Maritime Museum for a glimpse into the past of this ancient port city.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

The most northern ice-free Baltic seaport is also Lithuania's third-largest city. The city dates back to the construction of the castle of Memelburg at the mouth of the Dane River in 1252. Visit some of the local museums to learn about the fascinating history, or go to one of the art exhibitions held throughout the year.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

This port in the Baltic region has charming 17th-century streets and a medieval old town. Optional shore excursions (not included) visit the historic sites of the old town, including 13th-century St. George's Church and Livonia Knights' Castle, now an art and history museum. However, wandering the crooked streets on your own is one of the many pleasures of this city.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

Tallinn, Estonia’s compact, buzzing capital has been shaped by nearly a millennium of outside influence. With its enchanting heart surrounded by medieval walls, the historic town was founded in the 13th century and reflects the many influences since that time. Cobbled streets, Gothic architecture, and gourmet restaurants abound in the magical part of the city.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

This city along the Neva River embodies some of Russia's greatest treasures, and the MSC ‘Poesia’ will be docked overnight to allow passengers time to see the myriad of sites. A few notable attractions include the famous masterpieces at the Hermitage Museum, the baroque-style Winter Palace, St. Isaac's Cathedral with its 300-foot gilt cupola and the Bronze Horseman, a monument to Peter the Great.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

Today enjoy the day free at leisure relaxing onboard or exploring more of this beautiful city on your own.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

Finland's national capital is a lively, neoclassical city. The most obligatory site here is the tremendous Temppeliaukio Church, carved from solid stone. Popular excursions (not included) cover the Senate Square, the Lutheran Cathedral, Sibelius Monument, Finlandia Concert Hall, market square and Esplanadi Park.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

This immaculate Swedish city sprawls across more than a dozen islands connected by bridges. The best half-day shore excursions (not included) tour Gamla Stan, or old town, with its narrow cobblestone streets and buildings that date to the 17th and 18th centuries. Stops typically include Stortorget Square and its historic stock exchange; the hall where Nobel Laureates are honoured; the great warship Vasa; and the Royal Palace to watch the changing of the guard. A trip to Drottningholm Palace, which houses a splendid working 18th-century theatre, also is popular.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

After breakfast onboard disembark the cruise and make your own way to the airport for your return flight to Australia (transfer not included).


Meals included: Breakfast;In-Flight

Please note, some flights may arrive in Australia +1 or +2 days later.

Itinerary - 2

Today depart from either Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or *Perth for Oslo! Fly with either Lufthansa, Swiss Airways, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways or Thai Airways to name a few (subject to availability).


Meals included: In-Flight

Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel.

Overnight: Scandic St Plass, Oslo or similar
Meals included: None

This morning, meet your local guide and enjoy a 3-hour city tour. See the main highlights of Oslo, such as the medieval Akershus Fortress, the Royal Palace, the City Hall and Karl Johans Gate, the lively main street of the city. Afterwards, enjoy a walking tour through the famous Frogner Park (entrance included). In the afternoon transfer to Geilo, a town known for ski resorts and beautiful mountain trails.

Overnight: Dr Holms Hotel, Geilo or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

After breakfast transfer to Gudvangen. Upon arrival, embark on a ferry to Flam, where you will enjoy a Fjord cruise on the Sognefjord, the deepest fjord in Norway. During the cruise you will visit the stunning UNESCO listed Nærøyfjord, and the magnificent Aurlandsfjord. Take a moment to behold the awe-inspiring surrounding mountains, which are some of the most majestic in Norway. The Fjord cruise ends in the small village of Flam, nestled at the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord, where you will disembark the ship before continuing to the Flam Railway Station to take the legendary Flam Railway. The Flam railway offers spectacular panoramic views into the Norwegian fjord landscape, making it one of Europe’s most popular railway journeys. The trains first call is Myrdal, where you will switch to the historical mountain train, Flamsbana. It’s a magical 1 hour train journey that takes you through some of the most impressive scenery in the world, including up close views of beautiful waterfalls and more. Afterwards you will arrive in Voss, where you will be transferred to the picturesque city of Bergen.

Overnight: Scandic Bergen City, Bergen or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

This morning meet your local guide at the hotel and enjoy a half day tour (approx. 4 hours) of Bergen, Norway’s second largest city. Enjoy a guided walk along the famous UNESCO listed colourful Bryggen Wharf, once a centre of the Hanseatic League’s trading empire. Next visit the picturesque Fish Market in Bergen, one of Norway's most visited outdoors markets. The afternoon is free at leisure to explore this beautiful city.

Overnight: Scandic Bergen City, Bergen or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

Travel today to Oslo via the Hardangervidda Mountain Plateau, the largest plateau of its kind in Europe. One of Norway’s largest glaciers, Hardangerjøkulen, is located here. Make a photo stop at the impressive Voringfossen falls, one of the highest waterfalls in Norway. Continue along the picturesque Hardangerfjord, the fourth longest fjord in the world, and the second longest fjord in Norway. Arrive in Oslo in the evening.

Overnight: Scandic St Olavs Plass, Oslo
Meals included: Breakfast

After breakfast travel to Copenhagen. On the way, enjoy a stop in Gothenburg, a major city in Sweden situated off the Göta älv river on the country’s west coast. An important seaport, it’s known for its Dutch-style canals and leafy boulevards, such as the Avenyn, the city’s main thoroughfare, lined with many cafes and shops and the Liseberg - a popular amusement park (entrance not included). Afterward continue your journey, to the Danish capital. During the drive, you will cross the Oresund Bridge, a combined railway and motorway bridge across the Oresund Strait between Sweden and Denmark. The bridge runs nearly 8km from the Sweedish Coast to the artificial island Peberholm, leading to the Drogden Tunnel which connects Peberholm to the Dainish Island of Amager.

Overnight: Copenhagen Island Hotel, Copenhagen or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

Enjoy today a city tour of the city with a local guide to see the main sights of the Danish capital. Drive down Hans Christian Andersen Boulevard, which runs past the Tivoli Gardens, a world-famous amusement park. Cross the picturesque canal and drive past the Christiansborg Palace, the seat of the Danish Parliament. Pass the beautiful old Stock Exchange and see Kongens Nytorv with its Royal Theatre. Continue to Nyhavn, a street well known for the variety of its nightlife, before stopping at the Amalienborg Palace, the Danish Royal Family’s winter residence. The tour continues to one of the most famous sights in Copenhagen and one of the symbols of the city, the Little Mermaid statue, and the Gefion Fountain, a large fountain on the harbour front in Copenhagen. It features a large-scale group of animal figures being driven by the Norse goddess Gefjon. Enjoy some free time before to be transferred to the cruise terminal to board your MSC Cruise. The cruise departs at 6:00pm.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Dinner

This morning the MSC ‘Poesia’ is docked in Warnemunde. If you join a shore excursion (not included), passengers can be taken by train from the port city of Warnemunde to Berlin. In Berlin, step back into the city's turbulent past at the Brandenburg Gate, once closed between East and West Berlin, then reopened in 1989 when the Berlin Wall came down. View the famous sculpture of Queen Nefertiti at the Egyptian Museum, or wander among the shops and cafes of the Kurfurstendamm and Unter den Linden, two of the city's historic boulevards. Tourists staying at port can stroll past the fishermen's cottages on the old Alter Strom harbour. 

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

When you arrive in the Bay of Gdansk, you arrive into one of the most fascinating regions of the Baltic Sea and Northern Europe. Gdynia is steeped in nautical history. Stroll the beautiful waterfront before heading to nearby Gdansk, the largest city in northern Poland (not included). For a taste of local life, walk along bustling Long Market, lined with delicious cafes and eclectic boutiques. See the sights of the historic Old Town, which was restored after being destroyed in World War II. Visit St. Mary’s Church – one of the world’s largest brick cathedrals – or perhaps explore the Maritime Museum for a glimpse into the past of this ancient port city.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

Today the ship is tendered in Visby, a city made for walking and stopping for a coffee or a piece of cake. Whether climbing the ramparts of the surrounding walls, or walking the maze of sloping cobbled streets, you'll find plenty of things to see and do. An optional shore excursion (not included) will take you to the historical centre if you are interested in discovering the history of this Island city.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

This port in the Baltic region has charming 17th-century streets and a medieval old town. Optional shore excursions (not included) visit the historic sites of the old town, including 13th-century St. George's Church and Livonia Knights' Castle, now an art and history museum. However, wandering the crooked streets on your own is one of the many pleasures of this city. 

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

Finland's national capital is a lively, neoclassical city. The most obligatory site here is the tremendous Temppeliaukio Church, carved from solid stone. Popular excursions (not included) cover the Senate Square, the Lutheran Cathedral, Sibelius Monument, Finlandia Concert Hall, market square and Esplanadi Park.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

This city along the Neva River embodies some of Russia's greatest treasures, and the MSC ‘Poesia’ will be docked overnight to allow passengers time to see the myriad of sites. A few notable attractions include the famous masterpieces at the Hermitage Museum, the baroque-style Winter Palace, St. Isaac's Cathedral with its 300-foot gilt cupola and the Bronze Horseman, a monument to Peter the Great.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

Today enjoy the day free at leisure relaxing onboard or exploring more of this beautiful city on your own. 

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

Tallinn, Estonia’s compact, buzzing capital has been shaped by nearly a millennium of outside influence. With its enchanting heart surrounded by medieval walls, the historic town was founded in the 13th century and reflects the many influences since that time. Cobbled streets, Gothic architecture, and gourmet restaurants abound in the magical part of the city.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

This immaculate Swedish city sprawls across more than a dozen islands connected by bridges. The best half-day shore excursions (not included) tour Gamla Stan, or old town, with its narrow cobblestone streets and buildings that date to the 17th and 18th centuries. Stops typically include Stortorget Square and its historic stock exchange; the hall where Nobel Laureates are honoured; the great warship Vasa; and the Royal Palace to watch the changing of the guard. A trip to Drottningholm Palace, which houses a splendid working 18th-century theatre, also is popular.

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

Overnight: MSC ‘Poesia’
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

After breakfast onboard disembark the cruise and make your own way to the airport for your return flight to Australia (transfer not included). 


Meals included: Breakfast;In-Flight

Please note: some flights may arrive in Australia +1 or +2 days later.

Tour Inclusions

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    HIGHLIGHTS
  • Discover the highlights of Norway, Sweden and Denmark on tour
  • Explore Oslo on a guided city tour
  • See the medieval Akershus Fortress, Royal Palace and Karl Johans Gate
  • Spend a night in Geilo, a popular ski resort
  • Ride the famous ‘Flåm Railway’
  • Admire the breathtaking landscape on a train from Flam to Myrdal
  • Journey on the historical mountain train Flamsbana from Myrdal to Voss
  • Discover the Sognefjord area, one of the longest and deepest fjords in the world
  • Experience a locally guided tour of UNESCO listed Bergen
  • Walk along the iconic Bryggen Wharf
  • Travel along the picturesque Hardangerfjord
  • Make a photo stop at the impressive Voringfossen falls
  • Discover the Dutch-style canals and leafy boulevards of Gothenburg
  • Cross the Oresund Bridge between Sweden and Denmark
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Copenhagen, Denmark’s cosmopolitan capital
  • See the ‘Little Mermaid’, Christiansborg Palace, the Gefion Fountain and more
  • Cruise the Baltic Sea from Denmark to Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Russia, Finland and Sweden
  • Explore the port city of Warnemünde, gateway to Berlin
  • Dock in Klaipeda, the most northern ice-free Baltic seaport
  • Experience the Baltic city of Riga
  • Journey inside the medieval city of Tallinn
  • Dock overnight in St. Petersburg
  • Visit Helsinki, the ‘White City of the North’
  • Explore Stockholm, Sweden’s energetic capital

  • FLIGHTS
  • Return international flights (economy class) departing SYD/MEL/BNE/ADL/*PER

  • CRUISE
  • 11 night Baltic Sea MSC Cruise
  • Sail aboard the magnificent MSC Poesia ship

  • ACCOMMODATION
  • 6 nights quality hotel accommodation on tour

  • DINING
  • Enjoy 38 meals including daily breakfast

  • TOUR ESSENTIALS
  • Parking, check point fees
  • English speaking tour leader and guides

  • TRANSPORT
  • Transportation by A/C private vehicles

  • TRANSFERS
  • Day 2: Transfer airport to hotel
  • Day 8: Transfer hotel to cruise port
    HIGHLIGHTS
  • Discover the highlights of Norway, Sweden and Denmark on tour
  • Explore Oslo on a guided city tour
  • See the medieval Akershus Fortress, Royal Palace and Karl Johans Gate
  • Spend a night in Geilo, a popular ski resort
  • Ride the famous ‘Flåm Railway’
  • Admire the breathtaking landscape on a train from Flam to Myrdal
  • Journey on the historical mountain train Flamsbana from Myrdal to Voss
  • Discover the Sognefjord area, one of the longest and deepest fjords in the world
  • Experience a locally guided tour of UNESCO listed Bergen
  • Walk along the iconic Bryggen Wharf
  • Travel along the picturesque Hardangerfjord
  • Make a photo stop at the impressive Voringfossen falls
  • Discover the Dutch-style canals and leafy boulevards of Gothenburg
  • Cross the Oresund Bridge between Sweden and Denmark
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Copenhagen, Denmark’s cosmopolitan capital
  • See the ‘Little Mermaid’, Christiansborg Palace, the Gefion Fountain and more
  • Cruise the Baltic Sea from Denmark to Germany, Poland, Latvia, Estonia, Russia, Finland and Sweden
  • Explore the port city of Warnemünde, gateway to Berlin
  • Dock in Visby on the Swedesh island of Gotland
  • Experience the Baltic city of Riga
  • Journey inside the medieval city of Tallinn
  • Dock overnight in St. Petersburg
  • Visit Helsinki, the ‘White City of the North’
  • Explore Stockholm, Sweden’s energetic capital

  • FLIGHTS
  • Return international flights (economy class) departing SYD/MEL/BNE/ADL/*PER

  • CRUISE
  • 11 night Baltic Sea MSC Cruise
  • Sail aboard the magnificent MSC Poesia ship

  • ACCOMMODATION
  • 6 nights quality hotel accommodation on tour

  • DINING
  • Enjoy 38 meals including daily breakfast

  • TOUR ESSENTIALS
  • Parking, check point fees
  • English speaking tour leader and guides

  • TRANSPORT
  • Transportation by A/C private vehicles

  • TRANSFERS
  • Day 2: Transfer airport to hotel
  • Day 8: Transfer hotel to cruise port

Important info

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After purchase, you will receive a receipt and a Purchase Confirmation, directing you to an online Passenger Information Form. The Passenger Information Form must be completed within 72 hours of purchase .
 
Any special requests, preferences and optional extras MUST be clearly stated in your Passenger Information Form. Any change requested after submitting your Passenger Information Form cannot be guaranteed, is strictly subject to availability and will incur surcharges as outlined in the Schedule of Fees below.
 
On purchasing this Travel Offer you are bound by the General Terms and Conditions, in addition to the specific terms and conditions outlined in this Important Information. 
 
Please note: All additional charges are payable direct to your Travel Consultant in AUD (unless otherwise stated).


Travel offer is valid for travel on selected dates until the 22nd of August 2020.
 
This travel offer is priced for one person based on twin share.
 
Single Traveller Supplement
For solo travellers a mandatory single supplement applies:
Inside $2700
Ocean View $3000
Balcony $3400
 
Departure Dates (2020)
April: 24
May: 5
August: *22 
 
Please note: 22nd August 2020 departure date uses an alternative cruise itinerary. Please ensure the departure date you have selected matches your preferred itinerary.
 
Surcharges
Please note: Dates/months with a * incur a land high season surcharge of $100 per person.
 
Departure Cities
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or *Perth
 
Interstate Surcharges
*Perth: $150 per person


Full Service Airline(s) Used
Etihad Airways, Emirates, British Airways, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Virgin Atlantic, Royal Brunei, Lufthansa, Swiss Airways, Austrian Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Qatar Airways, Air France, KLM, Finnair, Virgin Australia, Thai Airways, Korean Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Oman Air, Garuda Indonesia, Vietnam Airlines, Air China, China Airlines, Malindo Airlines plus codeshare partners (subject to availability).
 
Please note: One-way flights cannot be accommodated. Travellers must take all included flights within the package, and any flights intentionally forfeited will result in later flights being subject to cancellation. 
 
Arrive early in Oslo, Norway
$200 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.
- Blackout Dates:
* 28 March 2020 – 22 April 2020
* 18 June 2020 – 19 July 2020
* 17 September 2020 – 11 October 2020
 
Stay behind in Copenhagen, Denmark
$200 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.
- Blackout Dates:
* 28 March 2020 – 22 April 2020
* 18 June 2020 – 19 July 2020
* 17 September 2020 – 11 October 2020
 
Stopover Packages
Twin share: $450 per person/one way
Solo Traveller: $700 one way
Locations:
*  Doha
Includes:
- 2 Nights in 4 star accommodation
- Daily breakfast
- Return airport transfers 
Please note: 
- Stopover packages are available for post tour only.
- Stopover packages are subject to availability.
 
Flight Class Upgrades
- Premium Economy: Not Available
- Business Class (International Sectors Only): Buy now for $6499 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.



Cabins


All cabins are subject to availability; some cabins may have restricted views.





Accommodation Used


3-4 Star (self-rated)

Oslo: Scandic St Olavs Plass, or similar

Geilo: Dr Holms Hotel, or similar

Bergen: Scandic Bergen City or similar

Copenhagen: Copenhagen Island or similar

 

4 Star (self-rated)

Cruise: MSC 'Poesia'

 

Please note: Accommodation/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
- Oslo (Pre Tour): $270 per room including breakfast.
Please note: Extra nights are subject to availability until the time of booking. Airport transfers are not included if you wish to arrive early or stay behind.
 
Maximum Room Capacity
2 People (subject to availability).
 
Child Policy
- No child discounts. Full price applies for all children travelling with their parents.
- Valid for Children 12 years old and over.
Please note: Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors allowed.
 
Triple Share
Not Available
 
Bedding Configuration
Twin or Double bedding (subject to availability).
 
Adjoining / Interconnecting Rooms
Subject to availability and at the hotel's discretion. Please enquire on booking if you require this option.


Minimum group size 25, maximum group size 50 per vehicle.
 
Optional Tours / Activities
Please note:
- Some tours require minimum numbers to operate.
- Shore excursions can be booked/reserved directly with the cruise line prior to travel (subject to availability)
- Shore excursions can also be booked whilst onboard (subject to availability).


- Visa fees and requirements (No visa is required for Europe if travelling on an Australian passport).
- Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary (including any specialty restaurants onboard cruise)
-Gratuities/tipping:
Land: Recommended at €5 (approx. $8 AUD) per person, per day, payable on tour.
Cruise: €10 (approx. $16 AUD) per person/day payable onboard at the end of the cruise.
- Optional activities/tours (including any 'onshore' excursions as part of cruise)
- Personal expenses
- Transfers:
- Day 19: Post cruise transfer in Copenhagen
- Travel insurance (Mandatory)
Please note: A comprehensive travel Insurance policy must be organised BEFORE all details can be finalised. 



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 travel offers. Tour leaders/guides will only be made available when particularly required to enhance the experience of the destination featured. 
 
CLIMATE & AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
 
Scandinavia and Baltic States
 
In spring, the days get longer, and the temperature rises slowly; the first warm days, more likely in the second half of the April. By mid-May, the maximum temperatures hover around 20/22 °C.
 
Summer in the Baltic area is a pleasant season, since the maximum temperatures hover around 21/22 °C, which means that they are suitable for outdoor activities. Nights are cool, with minimum temperatures around 11/12 °C. 
 
August is one of the hottest months of the year in Oslo. Temperatures average 18°C with highs of 21°C.
 
FLIGHTS
 
Seat Selection & Frequent Flyer Points:
At TripADeal we do not arrange seat selection. It is important to highlight that some Airlines do not allow pre-selected seats. We strongly suggest you contact the Airline directly with seating allocation requirements and or arrive at the airport earlier to arrange your seating. While we do not add frequent flyer member details to bookings, you can do this directly with the Airline once you have your flight information.
 
Passport Validity:
Customers are required to provide valid passport details either at the time of purchase, or no later than 45 days prior to departure date. Failure to do so may result in cancellation of the booking. In this instance, customers will be responsible for any costs and fees incurred.
 
CRUISE
 
Disembarkation:
- Begins approximately 2 hours after docking.
- Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
- Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
- Check your specific sailing for exact departure and arrival times. All times are local to the port.
 
Cruise Loyalty Discounts:
Please note: Travellers booked via TripADeal will not be entitled to receive any cruise line customer loyalty discounts. Similar to airline frequent flyer programs, this is outside of the TripADeal booking process. However, customers may contact the cruise line direct upon receiving their TripADeal travel documents to request any membership benefits they are entitled to. 
 
COACH TOUR
 
Meals:
Daily breakfast is included in the tour, for all other meals; lunches and dinners the tour leader (when available) will offer assistance with reservations, suggestions and directions to local restaurants. It is your responsibility to notify TripADeal of any dietary requests/requirements. Please note; we will do our best to meet your requests/requirements, however cannot guarantee that we will always be able to.
 
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 off-loading of the luggage from the coach.
 
OTHER
 
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 general level of fitness will be required. If you have any concerns please consult your healthcare provider prior to purchase/travel.
 
Gratuities / Tipping:
Land

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 €5 (approx. $8 AUD) per person, per day, which will be collected whilst on tour. 

Cruise
Gratuities (tips) are not included in the tour price for the services of the cruise staff throughout the cruise component of this tour. MSC Cruises is an internationally registered company & operates to US & European standards, both of which have an economy driven by a gratuities culture. Gratuities are expected on your cruise and will be charged to your onboard account at €10 per person per day. If you believe you are not receiving the standard of service expected on your cruise, you may reduce or remove the gratuities charged to your onboard account at the cruise reception desk. Although expected by MSC Cruises they are a discretionary payment. Please note; additional extras purchased onboard will also have a gratuity of up to 18% charged on to of the normal ship board gratuity.
 
Sightseeing:
Please note: In the event entrance to a site is affected by changes in operating hours or public holiday closures, your itinerary will be adjusted to ensure you do not miss out on the experience. 
 
Shopping:
Shopping overseas can be a daunting and confusing experience, especially when there is a language barrier. Please be very cautious when foreign currencies and prices are involved.  If paying by credit card, please pay close attention to the amount you are being charged and keep all of your receipts. 
 
Do not make any purchases you are not comfortable with or feel pressured into. If you are uncertain or need assistance with the language barrier, please seek assistance from your Tour Guide/Leader.
 
Please refer to our Terms and Conditions in regards to shopping for further information.



A tourist visa is not required for Europe for stays up to 90 days if travelling on an Australian passport.
 
Please note: Passengers who are not Australian citizens must check with the respective consulate or visa agency to determine what their visa requirements are and what personal identification is required. It is also important to note, some areas of employment such as journalism, government authorities and charity organisations may have additional restrictions in applying for Visas. This may, in turn, affect the type of application required.


We are proud to offer a range of travel insurance products - please ask your Travel Consultant for more information.



Voluntary Changes


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

 

- 1st Change - $100.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel provider.

- 2nd Change - $150.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel provider.

- Subsequent changes - $250.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel provider.

- Changes within 30 days of departure $350.00 person + any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel provider.

- Changes within 14 days of departure $500.00 per person + any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/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/accommodation/other travel provider.