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  • Golden Princess Cruise & Escape

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  • Melbourne

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  • Option 1: Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne

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  • Option 1: Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne - Classic Room

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  • Option 1: Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne

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  • Option 2: Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour

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  • Option 2: Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Option 2: Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Golden Princess Cruise & Escape

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Federation Square

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Flinders Street Station

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Golden Princess

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Golden Princess

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Melbourne

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Option 1: Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Option 1: Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne - Classic Room

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Option 1: Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Option 2: Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
  • Option 2: Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour

    NO LONGER AVAILABLE
   

5 Day Golden Princess Cruise & Escape

  • Cruise to Sydney aboard Golden Princess
  • Unwind with 2 nights in a 4-star city hotel
Includes 1-way flight: Sydney to Melbourne

Dream of dipping your toes into the wonderful world of cruising, but not sure if a longer trip is for you? This five day East Coast odyssey visiting Sydney and Melbourne could be the perfect intro.

Live out your dreams of sailing towards an endless horizon with two magical nights aboard the 4.5-star Golden Princess, a Grand-class ship featuring gourmet dining, freshwater pools, live stage shows, and even movies under the stars. Sealing the deal, this great-value package also includes two nights 4-star hotel accommodation, plus a one-way domestic flight from Sydney to Melbourne.

Choose from two sensational options: Sydney to Sydney featuring two nights pre-cruise at the Hotel Grand Chancellor Melbourne, or Melbourne to Melbourne with two nights post-cruise at Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour. Both offer free time to get out and explore your surrounds.

**Note: Please double check the option you have chosen matches your departure city.**

ITINERARY

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Itinerary - 1

Today you will depart from Sydney to Melbourne. Fly with Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia or Jetstar (subject to availability). 

On arrival please make your own way to your hotel accommodation, centrally located in the heart of Melbourne's CBD and within a short walk from all transport.

Overnight: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Melbourne
Meals included: None

Today you will have the day to spend as you like. Why not take the opportunity to visit some of the famous local street art collections, nestled in the bustling vibrant streets of Melbourne or perhaps make time to visit the National Gallery of Melbourne. The Botanical Gardens is also well worth a wander. The possibilities are endless in this beautiful city.

Overnight: Hotel Grand Chancellor, Melbourne
Meals included: Breakfast

Today, make your own way to the cruise terminal to board the Golden Princess from 1:30pm onwards. A buffet lunch will be served on board. Please note that it is not mandatory to be on the ship at this time. The last boarding call is at 5:00pm.

Overnight: Princess Cruises 'Golden Princess'
Meals included: Lunch;Dinner

Today, you have the day to yourself. Take the time to explore the ship, relax in your room, the pool deck or perhaps a cheeky cocktail is on your mind. Today is yours to enjoy and spend however you see fit.

Overnight: Princess Cruises ' Golden Princess'
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

Today you will arrive into Sydney at 6:00am, here you will have time to eat breakfast before you ready yourself for disembarkation by 9:00am for the conclusion of the cruise. Please make your own travel arrangements back home or to your next travel destination.


Meals included: Breakfast

Itinerary - 2

Today you will board the Golden Princess from 1:30pm onwards where a buffet lunch will be served on board. Please note that it is not mandatory to be on the ship at this time. The last boarding call is at 5:00pm.

Overnight: Princess Cruises 'Golden Princess'
Meals included: Lunch;Dinner

Today, you have the day to yourself. Take the time to explore the ship, relax in your room, the pool deck or perhaps a cheeky cocktail is on your mind. Today is yours to enjoy and spend however you see fit.

Overnight: Princess Cruises ' Golden Princess'
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner

Today your ship will arrive into Sydney at 6:00am, here you will have time to eat breakfast before you ready yourself for disembarkation by 9:00am. Please make your own travel arrangements to your hotel accommodation where you will spend the next 2 nights in the iconic Sydney Darling Harbour.

Overnight: Oaks Goldsbrough, Sydney Darling Harbour
Meals included: Breakfast

Today, you will have the day to explore the harbour. Whether it's museums, theatre, shopping, local trending cafes, botanical gardens or iconic landmarks, you will have the day to do as you wish.

Overnight: Oaks Goldsbrough, Sydney Darling Harbour
Meals included: None

Today, you will make your own way to Sydney Domestic Airport for your scheduled flight back home. Fly with Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia or Jetstar (subject to availability).


Meals included: None

Tour Inclusions

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    HIGHLIGHTS
  • Experience a 2 night cruise from Melbourne to Sydney
  • Live the cruise life aboard the wonderful Golden Princess
  • Witness incredible stage shows in the onboard theatre
  • Enjoy time at leisure in the trendy city of Melbourne

  • FLIGHTS
  • 1-way domestic flight (economy class): Sydney to Melbourne

  • CRUISE
  • 2 night Melbourne to Sydney cruise with Princess Cruises
  • Sail aboard the 4.5 star ‘Golden Princess’ cruise ship

  • ACCOMMODATION
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation at Hotel Grand Chancellor, Melbourne CBD
  • Stay in a Classic Room, Superior Room or Premier Room depending on cabin type selected
  • Enjoy complimentary buffet breakfast
  • Stay connected with unlimited Wi-Fi throughout your stay
  • Relax with a 11AM late checkout

  • DINING
  • Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at selected restaurants onboard

  • TRIP ESSENTIALS
  • Includes all local taxes
    HIGHLIGHTS
  • Experience a 2 night cruise from Melbourne to Sydney
  • Live the cruise life aboard the wonderful Golden Princess
  • Witness incredible stage shows in the onboard theatre
  • Enjoy time at leisure in the vibrant city of Sydney

  • FLIGHTS
  • 1-way domestic flight (economy class): Sydney to Melbourne

  • CRUISE
  • 2 night Melbourne to Sydney cruise with Princess Cruises
  • Sail aboard the 4.5 star ‘Golden Princess’ cruise ship

  • ACCOMMODATION
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation at Oaks Goldsbrough Darling Harbour, Sydney
  • Stay in a modern Studio Apartment, 1 Bedroom Apartment or 1 Bedroom City View Apartment depending on cabin type selected
  • Stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi

  • DINING
  • Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at selected restaurants onboard

  • TRIP ESSENTIALS
  • Includes all local taxes

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 6th April 2020.
 
This travel offer is priced for one person based on twin share. 
 
Single Traveller Supplement
For solo travellers a mandatory single supplement applies.
Option 1: SYD-MEL-SYD:
- Inside Cabin / Classic Room: $395
- Ocean View Cabin / Superior Room: $460
- Balcony Cabin / Superior Room: $565
- Mini Suite / Premier King Room: $645
- Suite / Premier King Room: $830
 
Option 2: MEL-SYD-MEL:
- Inside Cabin / Studio Apartment: $480
- Ocean View Cabin / Studip Apartment: $535
- Balcony Cabin / One Bedroom Apartment: $650
- Mini Suite / City View Apartment: $730
- Suite / City View Apartment: $915
 
Departure Dates (2020)
Option 1: SYD-MEL-SYD:
April: 4
 
Option 2: MEL-SYD-MEL:
April: 6
 
Departure Cities
Sydney or Melbourne
 
Departure City Surcharges
Melbourne: $200 per person



Airline(s) Used


Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia, Jetstar and any codeshare partners (subject to availability).

 

Arrive early
Not available.
 
Stay behind
Not available.
 
Stopover Packages
Not available.
 
Flight Class Upgrades
Not available.



Cabins


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





Accommodation Used


Option 1: SYD-MEL-SYD:

4 Star (self-rated)

Hotel Grand Chancellor, Melbourne

 

Option 2: MEL-SYD-MEL:

4 Star (self-rated)

Oaks Goldsbrough, Darling Harbour

 

Extra Nights
Not available
 
Maximum Room Capacity
2 People (subject to availability).
 
Child Policy
Deal is available for children 2 years and over only.
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
Sydney:
- Oaks Goldsbrough:
- Studio Apartment: 1 x King Bed or 2 x Single Beds
- One Bedroom Apartment: 1 x Queen Bed
- City View Apartment: 1 x Queen Bed
 
Melbourne:
- Hotel Grand Chancellor:
- Classic Room: 1 x Queen Bed
- Superior Room: 1 x Queen Bed
- Premier King Room: 1 x King Bed
(subject to availability).
 
Adjoining / Interconnecting Rooms
Not available.



Minimum group size 2.



- Visa fees and requirements (a visa is not required if travelling on an Australian passport)
- Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary (including any specialty restaurants onboard cruise)
- Transfers
- Optional gratuities/tipping
- Optional activities/tours (including any 'onshore' excursions as part of cruise)
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance (Strongly recommended)



PROPERTY POLICY
- Strictly no refunds for this voucher for amendments and change of date - fees are at the resort's discretion/policy.
- Hotel accommodation and inclusions are subject to availability and change.
- Any changes to confirmed bookings are at the discretion of the property and charges may apply.
- Travel insurance is strongly recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this voucher.
- All activities and services are subject to availability.
- Package cannot be split.
- Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations.
- Voucher is non-combinable with any other promotions.
- Any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for other services or cash.
 
CANCELLATION POLICY
- All bookings are non-refundable and cannot be redeemed for cash. We recommend you take out a comprehensive travel insurance policy immediately after making your booking to cover you against cancellation. We will not be liable for any costs or losses incurred in the event that you cancel your booking.
- Any changes to your booking, including but not limited to departure date, tour length, passenger name/s, and flight ticketing requests, are subject to availability and may will incur charges. Please refer to the Schedule of Fees at the end of this document for further details.
- All cancellations must be provided in writing/email by the person who holds the booking, this cancellation needs to be confirmed by an employee at TripADeal.
 
CLIMATE & AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
Melbourne & Sydney:
During the month of April you can expect colder weather with most days averaging around 12 - 18 degrees. Pack warm clothing and regardless of the weather, these beautiful cities have so much to offer where you will likely be exploring local cafe's, museums, galleries and iconic points of interest, rug up, grab a warm beverage and be ready to enjoy the city lights.
 
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.
 
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. 
 
Luggage:
You will be responsible for all your personal belongings whilst travelling.
 
OTHER
Fitness Level Required / Mobility:
A general level of fitness will be required. If you have any concerns please consult your healthcare provider prior to purchase/travel.
 
Gratuities / Tipping:
Cruise
Pre-paid gratuities onboard the cruise are included in the package price. Princess Cruises is an internationally registered company & operates to US & European standards, both of which have an economy driven by a gratuities culture. Gratuities for onboard purchases are expected to be paid on your cruise and will be added at time of purchase of up to 20%. If you have any questions in regards to the gratuities on your cruise please speak to the guest services staff onboard the ship.



A tourist visa is not required 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.