Duration
9 Days
Fitness
Moderate
Travel
Multiple dates in 2019 & 2020
Destination
Europe
Board a glass-top boat and cruise on Amsterdam’s winding canals, see the Grand Place in Brussels, one of the most famous squares in Europe, walk the picturesque cobbled lanes of Bruge’s medieval district, drive along the Champs Elysees and see the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris & discover a panoramic city tour introduces you to the highlights of London on this incredible tour!
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Exclusive savings of up to $160 per person for MyDiscoveries customers only
  • Return international flights to Europe included
  • Cruise the picturesque canals of Amsterdam on a glass-top boat

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
MyDiscoveries exclusive saving of AUD $160 per person
Flights Australia-Amsterdam, London-Australia
Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
7 nights accommodations: 2 nights Amsterdam, 1 night Bruges, 2 nights Paris, 2 nights London
Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
Hotel porterage
All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates
10 meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 dinners with wine
Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
Services of local guides in Paris and London
Entrance fees per itinerary
Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

TRAVEL DATE Departure in 2019:
  • Nov: 25
  • Dec: 02, 20
Departure in 2020:
  • Mar: 09, 23
PLEASE NOTEDue to flight schedule and departing times, you may depart one day earlier/later* Advertised price based on 23 March 2020 departure from Sydney at time of publishing.
ITINERARY 
  • Day 1: Depart for Netherlands
  • Day 2: Arrive in Amsterdam / Meals: Dinner
  • Day 3: Amsterdam Canal Tour, Visit Volendam / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 4: Brussels City Tour, Travel to Bruges / Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5: Bruges City Tour, Travel to Paris / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 6: Paris City Tour / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 7: Train to London via the Chunnel / Meals: Breakfast 
  • Day 8: Full Day in London / Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 9: Depart England / Meals: Breakfast
For full itinerary information CLICK HERE
MAP
HOTELS
  • Amsterdam: Apollo Museumhotel
  • Bruges: Novotel Brugge Centrum
  • Paris: Mercure Paris Centre Tour Eiffel
  • London: DoubleTree by Hilton London Islington

WHY BOOK WITH MYDISCOVERIES?
At MyDiscoveries we want to help you make ‘one day’, today. Whether you’re into cruising or glamping, or if you’d prefer to holiday at home or abroad, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for you. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300 404 606 and one of our travel consultants can create an incredible package for you.
The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back
Pay over 5 x monthly, interest-free instalments. Credit card holders can spread their payments over 5 months on all MyDiscoveries holidays

FINE PRINT 
  • Valid for travel: Multiple departure dates in 2019 & 2020
  • Advertised price based on 23 March 2020 departure from Sydney at time of publishing. Flights aren’t available for 2020 yet.
  • Advertised price may vary and is subject to availability at time of booking.
  • Subject to availability at time of booking for new bookings only.
  • Airlines are subject to best available at the time of confirmation or may change depending on date of departure.
  • All prices are subject to change at any time without notice.
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior.
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee. We recommend taking out travel insurance as soon as you have booked your travel dates so you have protection against emergency cancellations that might be needed.
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover.
  • Once your MyDiscoveries Voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by the MyDiscoveries Reservations team will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates.
  • When booking in your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements (e.g. vegetarian etc)
  • The MyDiscoveries team will send an email to you confirming all of your booking information.
  • Excludes: visa, travel insurance, meals not mentioned and items of a personal nature

VISA INFORMATION A visa gives a non-citizen permission to enter and stay in a certain country. MyDiscoveries cannot issue visas for your trip. You will need to research Visa requirements and contact the nearest embassy or consulate. Australian Government’s travel advice service smartraveller.gov.auis a good place to start. Read more Visa information here.
Book your holiday in Europe now, online at www.mydiscoveries.com.au or on the phone 1300 404 606
1

Depart for Netherlands

2

Arrive in Amsterdam

Welcome to Amsterdam, Holland’s sophisticated and modern capital. Transfer to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Most flights arrive in the early morning and your room may not be ready for you. In this case, leave your luggage with the concierge and your Tour Manager will provide suggestions for you to begin to explore the city on your own. Tonight, your tour begins at 5:30 PM when you join your Tour Manager for a Welcome Drink and orientation meeting that outlines the delightful tour that awaits you. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in Amsterdam no later than 3:30 PM on Day 2 of the itinerary, or earlier if possible. Afterwards, savor a Welcome Dinner together. MEALS: Dinner
3

Amsterdam Canal Tour, Visit Volendam

This morning, board a glass-top boat for a delightful cruise of the winding canals for an up-close view of stately historic mansions, 16th-century gabled merchant houses, and charming churches with bell towers. In the afternoon, travel to Volendam, a quaint fishing village on the old Zuiderzee, surrounded by a picture-perfect harbor lined with wooden houses. You’ll view a historic windmill and see residents who still wear traditional Dutch clogs, aprons and bonnets and then travel to a local cheese farm and learn about the process. Tonight, enjoy dinner on your own or, join the optional Amsterdam by night with dinner. Optional: Amsterdam by Night with Dinner (PM) MEALS: Breakfast
4

Brussels City Tour, Travel to Bruges

Depart Amsterdam and travel through Holland’s open fields, crisscrossed with canals and windmills to Brussels, capital of Belgium. Here, you’ll see the Heysel Stadium and the Atomium, a gigantic structure that still remains from the 1958 World Expo. Continue to view the Palace of Justice, Opera House, Royal Palace, Grand Place and the famous Mannekin Pis fountain. Next, continue to the city of Bruges, also known as the “Venice of the North”, and home to some of Europe’s best-preserved medieval buildings. Tonight dinner is in a local restaurant in Bruges. MEALS: Breakfast, Dinner
5

Bruges City Tour, Travel to Paris

Morning orientation tour begins at the Lake of Love (Minnewater) and the Beguinage Convent. Then, walk along the picturesque cobbled lanes of the city’s medieval district to Our Lady’s Church, housing the famous Madonna statue by Michelangelo. Continue past the Market Square and Belfry and the Town Hall Square with its Chapel of the Holy Blood. You’ll understand why Bruges is called a fairy-tale town and considered one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Later, depart Bruges and travel to Paris. In the evening, join the optional Illuminated Paris with Dinner. Discover the “City of Lights” with the Illumination tour and dinner in a typical French bistro. Optional: Illuminated Paris with Dinner (PM) MEALS: Breakfast
6

Paris City Tour

Drive along the impressive Champs Elysees to the Arc de Triomphe, Concorde Square, and the stately Eiffel Tower, symbol of Paris. On to the celebrated “Rive Gauche”, the vivacious Left Bank, where artists, philosophers and writers in a long-gone era flourished in the artistic community at Montparnasse. View the Latin Quarter, home to many of France’s higher education establishments, including the Sorbonne. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure or, attend the optional Palace of Versailles. The tour takes you to Versailles to witness the grandeur of French classical architecture. Visit the Palace and extravagant State Apartments and walk the palace grounds and formal gardens. Optional: Palace of Versailles (PM) MEALS: Breakfast
7

Train to London via the Chunnel

Today, transfer to the Gare du Nord train station for your trip from Paris to London via the Chunnel, the 31-mile-long underwater tunnel, considered one of the “Seven Wonders of the Modern World”. Upon arrival in London, enjoy a panoramic city tour, which includes a photo stop at the Tower of London and views of Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Following the tour, transfer to your hotel. Tonight, dinner is on your own.
MEALS: Breakfast
8

Full Day in London

Enjoy the day at leisure to explore London, the capital of the United Kingdom and one of the world’s premier financial, commercial, and cultural cities. With countless sightseeing opportunities, cosmopolitan London offers more in one place than almost any other city on Earth. Some main attractions include the British Museum, the Tower of London, West End Theatre, London Eye, Madame Tussauds, National Gallery, Tate Modern, and Globe Theatre. Perhaps take Afternoon Tea, visit a local pub, or shop for souvenirs at Harrods Department Store or along Regent Street. The day is yours to enjoy London at your leisure. Tonight, celebrate your final night in England together with a Farewell Dinner. MEALS: Breakfast, Dinner
9

Depart England

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. MEALS: Breakfast
DESTINATION
Discover the most famous European cities on this 9-day escorted-tour. Take a boat on Amsterdam’s canals, enjoy famous Bruges’ waffles, walk down the Champs-Élysées and the Tour Eiffel in Paris and enjoy some shopping in London, European’s Fashion Capital.

FLIGHT 
  • Flights are included in this deal.
For more information, call 1300 404 606
TRANSFER
  • All transfers are included in this deal.

WEATHER
Warm winds sweep freely across Europe because the western edges of the continent are not shielded by significant mountain ranges. Consequently, those Atlantic Ocean winds (or westerlies) in conjunction with the Gulf Stream, generally keep the European continent warmer than other locations at similar latitudes.

VISA Visas for Australians travelling overseas A visa is a form of permission for a non-citizen to enter, transit or remain in a particular country. We do not issue visas for overseas travel and cannot provide definitive information on visas. Only the countries you plan to visit can provide up-to-date information about their visa requirements. For all countries, contact the nearest embassy or consulate of the country you intend to visit well in advance of travel. Not all countries have representation in Australia. For a list of all countries visa requirements Click Here
TRAVEL INSURANCE
  • MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you.
  • Call us on 1300 404 606 and quote Discovery10 for a 10% discount.
What is included in The Deal? Please refer to the ‘Includes’ section in The Deal for details of what’s included. If you are unclear, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 1300 404 606 for more information.
Are there any health precautions or vaccinations that I need? We recommend you see your doctor at least six weeks prior to travel to get their advice and to allow time for any necessary vaccinations.
Can I arrange my flights with MyDiscoveries? MyDiscoveries is a full-service travel agency and we can arrange flights to any destination. Call us on 1300 404 606 to get a personalised quote.
Do I need travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you – call us on 1300 404 606
Can MyDiscoveries organise my travel insurance? We always recommend that you purchase travel insurance as soon as your travel dates are confirmed. MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote at competitive rates for you – call us on 1300 404 606
When will my booking be confirmed? Once your MyDiscoveries holiday voucher has been purchased you will be contacted by a member of the MyDiscoveries Reservations team. MyDiscoveries will work with the tour operator to get you booked onto your preferred travel dates and will send you an email to confirm your booking information. If for any reason we are unable to book you onto your preferred dates please refer to the MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee to understand our refund policy. When booking in to your travel dates, make sure you have your travel voucher number, traveller names and details of any special requirements.
What is the cancellation procedure? / Can I cancel or make changes to my booking? If for any reason you need to cancel your booking, contact the MyDiscoveries Reservations team on 1300 404 606. Once we have received your verbal request for cancellation we will ask you to confirm the request in writing (email or post is fine) so that we can accurately start processing the cancellation. Make sure you include your travel voucher number and traveller names when requesting and confirming the cancellation. Please be aware that the travel operator may impose cancellation fees. In addition, MyDiscoveries will charge a AUD $100 per person cancellation fee for cancellations outside our 30 Day Booking Guarantee period.
When will I receive my tour documentation? This one depends on the tour operator.
What type of clothes should I bring? Bring comfortable walking shoes, a sweater, clothes you can layer and an all-weather coat.
I haven’t received my MyDiscoveries voucher yet. What do I do? If you have not received your voucher contact MyDiscoveries on 1300 404 606 and we will resend your voucher by email or post.
How fit do I need to be? We have graded all MyDiscoveries products with a fitness level. Relaxed, Moderate & Active. For more information on the MyDiscoveries Fitness Levels CLICK HERE
How do I take advantage of the 5 monthly payments plan? At time of booking online, you should be able to select our 5 monthly installment plan as a payment option. If booking over the phone, please mention you wish to pay in 5 monthly payments and our team will ensure this is set up. This is a free of charge service that allows you to pay off your holiday in 5 equal payments. How does it work? Pay only 1/5th of the total of your Holiday at time of booking. Your remaining 4 payments will be taken automatically from the same credit card on the same day of the next 4 months. Easy!
Where can I find the full terms and conditions for MyDiscoveries? Specific terms and conditions for each holiday can be found in the Fine Print section of every holiday. Full terms and condition for My Discoveries can be found HERE
Tower Bridge in London