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As Canada’s celebrates its 150th birthday, there’s no better way to join the festivities than with a trip to explore the country’s inspiring landscapes and vibrant cities. In celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial anniversary, USTOA members are offering itineraries and special savings – making it easy for your clients to be a part of this historic milestone.
Go Ahead honors Canada’s 150th anniversary with $250 off any Go Ahead Canadian tour departing in 2017 with promo code CA2017. From a journey on the Rocky Mountaineer railway to exploring the natural wonders of epic national parks, Go Ahead Canadian itineraries provide clients with the chance to choose the best Canadian trip for them. Available now through March 31, this offer cannot be combined with other offers or group discounts. www.goaheadtours.com
Travelers looking for adventure can find it on Tauck’s “Bugaboos Adventure Featuring Heli-Exploring” program. Invented in the Canadian Rockies by Arthur Tauck, Jr., “Heli-Exploring” transports guests via helicopter to the Bugaboo Lodge, set high in the Purcell Mountains in British Columbia to participate in daily helicopter-assisted hiking excursions. Passengers also will discover the town of Banff and Lake Louise in Alberta. Departures are available in July and August, with rates starting at $5,990 per person, double. www.tauck.com
Guests on Travcoa’s “Uncharted Canada” itinerary can celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary by private air, discovering eight cities across four provinces. Travelers can help create their ideal trip with flexible daily options like the search for arctic wildlife in Churchill, Manitoba; horseback riding or a thrilling river-rafting adventure in Lake Louise, Alberta; and a journey up the Orford River in British Columbia led by a First Nations guide. This luxury 15-day trip is available August 11-25, with rates starting at $59,950 per person, double. www.tcsworldtravel.com
Country Walkers has launched a new guided walking experience, “New Brunswick: Bay of Fundy & Campobello Island.” Travelers will participate in a private whale watch, explore the summer home of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and enjoy a walking route beside the village of St. Martins determined by the tides. This new itinerary is available in June, July and September, with rates starting at $3,298 per person. www.countrywalkers.com
smarTours’ 11-day “Canadian Rockies & Badlands” itinerary visits some of Canada’s famed natural wonders, including two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Canadian Badlands and Lake Louise in Banff, Alberta. Travelers will celebrate the adventurous side of Canada with a journey aboard the snow coach to explore the Columbia Icefields, also in Banff. The itinerary is available from May to September, with rates starting at $2,399 per person. www.smartours.com
For more information about tours and packaged vacations, visit www.ustoa.com. And, remember that when booking with USTOA Active Members, you also get the assurance of knowing that they are held to the highest standards in the industry with our $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program.