Best of California with Insight Vacations

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I had been anticipating my trip with Insight Vacations– “Best of California” for months. After all, half of the fun of travel is the anticipation and excitement leading up to your departure date! However, having traveled to places like Europe in the past, I did not expect my own country to be nearly as exciting of a destination. Boy, was I wrong!

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Review: Treasures of Prague, the Rhine & Main with Uniworld

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By Lucy Fernandez, Owner

River cruises are a wonderful way to reconnect with extended family on vacation. With their laid-back pace, there is plenty of time to relax on board the ship and simply enjoy one another’s company. Sightseeing excursions on days in port offer many opportunities to create shared memories together.

 

The River Ambassador (Photo Courtesy of Uniworld)

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Guide to Different Tour Styles by AffordableTours.com

Here at AffordableTours.com, we partner with a number of reputable tour companies to offer you a variety of tours to different destinations, with differing lengths and amenities, and of different styles. Read on to discover the many styles of tours you can book for your next vacation.

Escorted Tour

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Our most popular type of vacation is the escorted tour.  Vacationers may not be familiar with their travel destinations, and may find the challenge of learning all about a foreign locale and determining the best itinerary on their vacation intimidating. With an escorted tour, many of these details are handled by professionals and all included in the packaged price. An escorted tour is usually led by a single tour director who is in charge of the details and services for the duration of the trip. The tour director arranges all transportation and even baggage handling as you go from destination to destination within your tour package.

Learn about our Escorted Tours!

Some features you might find in an escorted tour:

  • A single tour director from beginning to end
  • Internal flights (flights between destinations within a tour), hotels, motor-coach as the primary mode of transportation, and other transportation
  • Meals included
  • Sightseeing included
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A Guide to Tour Quality and Price

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One of the great features AffordableTours.com’s partners offer is the ability to take a vacation within any size budget. (Hey, that’s why we’re called ‘Affordable Tours’, after all.) Through AffordableTours.com, you can book vacations across any price range and comfort level. Our budget vacations allow the fiscally conscious to still enjoy a holiday without worrying about the expense, while our luxury vacations give the premium shopper the finest amenities on a vacation, with every detail planned and accounted for with care.

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Historic Cities of Eastern Canada with Globus

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Our Historic Cities of Eastern Canada vacation kicked off in Montreal, where we met our delightful tour director James. He lives in Toronto (the final city on our itinerary) and seems to know anything and everything about Canada. We felt so fortunate to be traveling with someone who was so familiar with the local culture, food and history.

From our home base, the beautiful Delta Montreal hotel in the heart of downtown, we explored the Notre Dame Basilica, the Old Seminary of St. Sulpice and the top of Mount Royal for a panoramic view of the city. We spent two nights in Montreal; it’s a great environment for taking a stroll and just enjoying its European flair.Continue reading