Is Russia on your travel wish list for 2013?
Check out this new last-minute booking offer from Grand Circle Cruise Line’s for free round-trip international air fare from 22 U.S. gateway cities on 3 Fall 2013 departures on their 16-day Russia Revealed: Moscow to St. Petersburg river cruise. Offer ends August 27, 2013.
This Russia river cruise is among GCCL travelers’ top 3 most popular river cruises for 2013. In addition, two GCCL Russia ships, the M/S Tikhi Don and the M/S Rossia, were the highest ranked Russian river ships in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Top 100 Cruise Ships in the World.
Here are the details:
Russia Revealed: Moscow to St. Petersburg River Cruise
Explores Moscow, Uglich, Goritsy, Kizhi, Petrozayodsk, Svir Stroi, and St. Petersburg
16 days from $3195 per person (or $200 per day)
SAVE up to $3100 per couple on three fall 2013 departures: Free round-trip international air fare from 22 U.S. gateway cities includes airport transfers and government taxes, fees, and airline fuel surcharges. (Please note: visa costs are not included).
Departure Dates & Prices:
September 5, 2013: from $3695 per person or $231/day (based on cabin selection)
September 19, 2013: from $3495 per person or $219/day
October 3, 2013: from $3195 per person, or $200/day
Free international airfare from 22 U.S. gateways (please see chart below, including airport transfers and government taxes, fees, and airline fuel surcharges; Accommodations: for 14 nights on a Grand Circle river ship in an outside cabin; 40 meals: 14B, 12L, 14D, with complimentary wine at dinner; 12 exclusive, included tours: Moscow city & subway tour, Novodevichy (New Maiden) Cemetery, Moscow Circus, the Kremlin & the Armory Museum, Uglich, Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery, Kizhi Island, Petrozavodsk (on 9/19 and 10/3 departures), Peter & Paul Fortress, St. Petersburg, Catherine Palace and Park, Hermitage Museum; Exclusive Discovery Series events: Meeting with Russian World War II veterans, Russian handicrafts presentation, Russian language lessons, Russian history lecture, Russia Today lecture, matryoshka painting, vodka tasting, pelmeni making and cake decorating demonstration, blini party, Home-Hosted visit with a local family, Russian fairy tales presentation; Personal headset on all included and most optional tours; exclusive services of a resident Program Director (assigned to no more than 47 travelers); Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Receptions and Dinners; 5% Frequent Traveler Credit applicable towards one’s next Grand Circle trip—an average of $289; Baggage handling for 1 piece of luggage per person, including tips
For information and reservations, click here or call 1-800-221- 2610. Be sure to use the specific discount code provided per departure city when booking.
About Grand Circle Cruise Line
Grand Circle Cruise Line is part of Grand Circle Corporation, the leader in international travel, adventure and discovery for Americans aged 50+. Through its brands Grand Circle Cruise Line (est. 1998), Overseas Adventure Travel (est. 1978) and Grand Circle Travel (est. 1958), the company has served more than three million Americans. Grand Circle Cruise Line owns or charters more than 60 river cruise ships and small ships ranging from 50-250 passengers. The company’s charitable arm Grand Circle Foundation has donated or pledged more than $91M to more than 300 humanitarian, cultural and educational organizations in 50 countries since 1992, including 100 schools in 30 countries.
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