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NOBODY CRUISES THE WORLD LIKE
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE

590 KLBJ AM

590 KLBJ-AM's
AUSTRALIA-NEW ZEALAND CRUISE TOUR
JANUARY 7 to 26, 2013

Holland America Oosterdam

TAKE A DEEP BREATH, EXHALE AND LET GO...
THE OOSTERDAM, A LUXURY CRUISE SHIP AWAITS YOU

20 DAYS AUSTRALIAN-NEW ZEALAND CRUISE TOUR PACKAGE
Join us aboard the Holland America Line luxury cruise ship, OOSTERDAM for our twenty day cruise tour package to the magnificent island countries down under. This will give you time to immerse yourself in the distant cultures of our neighbors in the southern hemisphere. After our trans-Pacific flights from Austin to Sydney, Australia arriving on January 9th, you will spend three pre-cruise nights before our cruise departs on January 12th. After our cruise arrives back in Sydney, Australia on January 26th, we will transfer directly to the airport for our return flights to Austin, Texas.

We will visit seven ports of call in New Zealand as well as Hobart and Sydney, Australia, all exotic, intimate and culturally filling while sailing the islands of the beautiful blue South Pacific. How can we do this all in one vacation? As cruise specialists we have teamed with Holland America Lines to give you more time to meet the friendly people of New Zealand and Australia while relaxing aboard your floating resort. AM590, Paradise Vacation and Travel Co. and Holland America Line are the perfect combination to take you on this cruise tour adventure.

The Best of Both Worlds by combining the excitement of New Zealand and Australia which have reputations as two of the most exotic, remote, diverse and sophisticated destinations, you are destined for a memorable vacation. During our cruise you have the flexibility of Open Seating Dining between 5:30pm and 9:30pm. Additionally, there are specialty restaurants (cover charge applies) and casual restaurants available to you. Current valid Passports and Australian Visa are required for this cruise tour.

Holland America Line, one of the "World's Leading Cruise Lines" is dedicated with the singular goal of ensuring that your cruise is effortless. Escape on the OOSTERDAM in one of the cabins we have available for you. The Inside (no window) cabins on either decks 1,7 or 8 measure approximately 151 to 233 square feet. The Ocean View (window) cabins on deck 1 measures approximately 174 square feet. The Verandah (Balcony) cabins on either decks 4 or 6 measures approximately 212 to 359 square feet. The Deluxe Verandah Suites on deck #7 measures approximately 500 to 712 square feet.


ITINERARY:

Monday, January 7, 2013
flights depart Austin for Sydney arriving on Wednesday January 9, 2013
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
arrival in Sydney where we spend three nights (see enclosed tour details)
Saturday, January 12, 2013
noon transfer to the Oosterdam for evening sailing at 6:30PM
Sunday, January 13, 2013
relaxing day cruising at sea
Monday, January 14, 2013
arrive 7:00AM at Hobart, Australia, departing 5:00PM
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
relaxing day cruising at sea
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
relaxing day cruising at sea
Thursday, January 17, 2013
arrive 8:00AM Port Chalmers (Dunedin) New Zealand, departing 6:00PM
Friday, January 18, 2013
arrive 7:00AM Lyttelton (Christchurch) New Zealand, departing 7:00PM
Saturday, January 19, 2013
arrive 8:00AM Wellington, New Zealand, departing 5:00PM
Sunday, January 20, 2013
arrive 7:00AM Napier, New Zealand, departing 2:00PM
Monday, January 21, 2013
arrive 8:00AM Tauranga (Rotorua), New Zealand, departing 8:00PM
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
arrive 7:00AM Auckland, New Zealand, departing 5:00PM
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
arrive 7:00AM Waitangi (Bay of Islands), NZ, departing 3:00PM
Thursday, January 24, 2013
relaxing day cruising at sea
Friday, January 25, 2013
relaxing day at sea
Saturday, January 26, 2013
arrival in Sydney Australia 6:00AM for debarkation - return flights home

20-DAY KLBJ-AM's 2013 AUSTRALIA-NEW ZEALAND PACKAGE
INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:
• ROUND TRIP AIR SERVICE AUSTIN-SYDNEY-AUSTIN using American Airlines and Air New Zealand (includes current government taxes and security fees). Your VISA for Australia is included. Flight upgrades available, please inquire. Baggage fees not included.
• PRE CRUISE TOUR PACKAGE WITH HOTELS - see enclosed details.
• TRANSFERS BETWEEN AIRPORTS, HOTELS and THE OOSTERDAM
• CHOICE OF CABIN CATEGORY RATES (as shown below) including current government taxes, port charges, security fees and credit for the standard gratuities.
• GROUP TRAVEL INSURANCE with TravelSafe Insurance - see enclosed for benefits schedule
• COCKTAIL RECEPTIONS WITH YOUR HOSTS

(Not included is a possible cruise fuel surcharge, alcoholic and carbonated beverages, items of a personal nature, and shore tours)

All rates shown are per person double occupancy (that is two people sharing one cabin-each person pays)

INSIDE (no window) CABIN
category J- $7,349 per person double occupancy
OCEANVIEW (window) CABIN
category D- $7,999 per person double occupancy
VERANDAH (BALCONY) CABIN
category VB- $8,699 per person double occupancy
DELUXE VERANDAH SUITE category SA- $13,839 per person double occupancy

A COMPLETED CRUISE APPLICATION FORM ALONG WITH YOUR REGISTRATION DEPOSIT OF $1,500 PER PERSON IS DUE NOW TO CONFIRM YOUR CABIN RESERVATION. If you are using a credit card, you will see the charge on your statement as Paradise Vacation and Travel Co. If you are paying by check, please make your check payable to PARADISE VACATION AND TRAVEL CO. Monthly installments or 4 equal payment plans are available. Full and final payment is due by SEPTEMBER 30, 2012. If you are paying by credit card, your payments will automatically be charged to your credit card on file when due. If you make all your payments by check, a 3% discount will be deducted at final payment.

FEES AND CANCELLATIONS PENALTIES:
A $1,000 per person administrative fee is assessed for all cancellations. Between July 15, 2012 and July 31, 2012 a penalty of 25% per person of your vacation package cost is assessed for cancellations, between August 1, 2012 and August 31, 2012 a penalty of 50% per person of your vacation package cost is assessed, between September 1, 2012 and September 29, 2012 a penalty of 75% per person of your vacation package cost is assessed, and as of September 30, 2012, no refund for cancellations or missed sailings. Penalties apply to all guests in a cabin and are assessed in the event of either a partial or full cabin cancellation. Any request for name substitution (change) represents a cancellation.

ALL CANCELLATIONS AND CHANGES MUST BE IN WRITING AND RECEIVED BY PARADISE VACATION AND TRAVEL CO. to be effective. It is the traveler's responsibility to have a current valid PASSPORT and to arrive at the respective airports and cruise ports on time for scheduled flights and sailings. If you miss a departure, it is your responsibility to arrange passage to the next port. The airlines, Holland America Line and others reserve the right to refuse passage to anyone deemed a safety risk.

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PRE AND POST CRUISE TOUR PACKAGE

ALL INCLUDED WITH THE PER PERSON COST

JANUARY 7, 2013:
International economy coach class flights - depart Austin on American Airlines for Los Angeles with a connecting flight on Air New Zealand to Sydney, Australia via Auckland arriving on January 9, 2013

JANUARY 9, 2013:
Upon arrival in Sydney, Australia you will claim your luggage and proceed to Customs and Immigration. Our representative who will assist you to our private motor coaches will provide an en route briefing while you enjoy the city sights before arriving at the five-star Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel located near the Harbor in downtown Sydney. We have arranged for an early morning check-in after the long flights. Balance of day is on your own. We will have three nights accommodations at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel. Daily (B) breakfast is included.

Sydney, the first settlement of Australia, is positioned on one of the most beautiful harbors in the world. Sydney is the capital of New South Wales. As Australia's largest city it boasts an incredible mixed culture, which only adds to its charm. In addition to the harbor, Sydney is bordered by spectacular beaches to the east and the Blue Mountains to the west and boasts the architectural wonder of the Sydney Opera House.

Our Local Guide and Driver will meet us at the airport and provide the transfers for a City Sightseeing tour en route to our hotel, the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel- including the picturesque Botanical Gardens, the Conservatorium of Music and Mrs. Macquarie's Chair, stopping for the spectacular views of the Opera House. Then it's back to the city's commercial center, Darling Harbour and Chinatown before heading for Kings Cross and the exclusive suburbs of Double Bay, Rose Bay and Watson's Bay for a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean from The Gap before returning to the city. The balance of the day is on your own.

JANUARY 10, 2013:
After this morning's breakfast (B) we will depart from the Radisson by private motor coach on the full day Blue Mountains Tour. Leaving the city behind our journey takes you to the west of Sydney. Visit Featherdale Wildlife Park this morning with one of the largest collections of Australian animals in the world. The Park is in a natural, well-established bush setting and is located 40 minutes from Sydney. As you wander along the leafy walkways you can expect to come face to face with some interesting characters, cuddly koalas, fuzzy wombats, kookaburras, vividly colored parrots and kangaroos of all shapes and sizes. View over 2,000 animals at close range and hand-feed the kangaroos, wallabies and emus. Continuing on our journey to the Blue Mountains, highlights include Echo Point, viewing the Three Sisters and enjoying spectacular high country with views overlooking Australia's Grand Canyon. Visit Scenic World where you will have the opportunity to ride the worlds steepest incline railway down into the valley and return back up by the new cable car called the Flyway. Connecting the two bottom stations is a 300-meter wooden boardwalk through the rainforest passing the entrances to the old coalmines where there is a high tech visual display. A buffet lunch (L) is included at Mountain Heritage Hotel. We then leave Katoomba and follow the scenic cliff drive to see waterfalls, cascades and the village of Leura prior to returning to the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel.

JANUARY 11, 2013:
The Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel offers our daily breakfasts (B) from 6:30am to 10:00am. The balance of this day is on your own free to individually explore the sights and sound of Sydney. Get in some shopping or possibly take in one of our optional activities or tours such as:
• Sydney Opera House Guided tour
• Sydney Aquarium
• Sydney Harbour Cruise
• Bridge Climb
Cost and application form for optional city tours will be provided prior to September 30, 2012.

JANUARY 12, 2013:
Morning is free time to follow up on any last minute activities you wish to take in. Check-out of your room before 12-noon for our private bus transfers to our ship, Holland America's Oosterdam..

JANUARY 12 to 26, 2013:
14 day cruise itinerary sailing round trip from Sydney, Australia to New Zealand.

JANUARY 26, 2013:
Upon return to Sydney for debarkation from the Oosterdam, you will have one-way transfers with luggage aboard Holland America Lines motor coaches to the Sydney Airport. Here you will board our return international flights to Texas flying economy coach class on Air New Zealand to Auckland with a connecting flight to Los Angeles. It is then onto American Airlines from Los Angeles to Austin.

Rates for Upgraded International round trip flight service on Air New Zealand is available on a first come basis beginning in February 2012. Due to the limited number of seats we must receive payment at the time of requested upgrade. Upgrade from Economy Coach Class to either:
• Sky Couch Coach Class where three seats fold into a couch (5' 1") for two is +$TBA per person.
• Premium Economy Space Seat with a fixed shell inner seats for couples, outer seats for privacy is +$TBA per person.
• Business Premium with lie-flat bed, thick memory foam mattress, fluffy duvet, two large pillows is + $TBA per person.
• All upgrades must be paid in full at time of application

GROUP TRAVEL INSURANCE INCLUDED WITH PACKAGE
(Your insurance policy will be mailed to you with your confirmation)

PLAN BENEFITS
MAXIMUM BENEFIT AMOUNT
Trip Cancellation
Trip Cost
Trip Interruption
150% of Trip Cost
Missed Connection
$2,500
Travel Delay (6 Hours or More)
$150 Per Day / $750 Total
Medical Expense / Emergency Assistance:
Accident & Sickness Medical Expenses
$100,000
Emergency Medical Evacuation & Repatriation of Remains
$1,000,000
Non-Medical Emergency Evacuation
$25,000
One Call 24-Hour Assistance Service
Included
Baggage and Personal Effects
$2,500
Baggage Delay (12 Hours or More)
$250
Accidental Death and Dismemberment
$25,000
For Persons Age 80 and older, the Benefit limits are subject to a maximum of $25,000 for Accident & Sickness Medical Expense and $50,000 for Emergency Medical Evacuations and Repatriation of Remains. Also, for Persons Age 80 and older, the Pre-Existing Conditions Waiver is NOT available. All claims must be for a covered reason as detailed in your policy.

PARADISE VACATION AND TRAVEL CO., INC.
P.O. BOX 1327
LIBERTY HILL, TEXAS 78642
(512) 826-8773
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590 KLBJ-AM's
AUSTRALIA-NEW ZEALAND CRUISE TOUR
JANUARY 7 to 26, 2013

TAKE A DEEP BREATH, EXHALE AND LET GO...
THE OOSTERDAM, A LUXURY CRUISE SHIP AWAITS YOU

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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