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Contiki’s Travel Sweet 16 Is March Radness

Tour Operator | Contiki | Janeen Christoff | March 08, 2016

Contiki’s Travel Sweet 16 Is March Radness

Millennial tour operator Contiki is getting into the spirit of March Madness with a bracket of their own. If watching three-pointers on ESPN isn’t your thing, maybe scoring $300 off a trip to a far-flung destination is just your means of escape.

Contiki has just launched the March Radness promotion, which will save you some coin and get you out of town. Instead of a bracket of sweet 16 basketball teams, they’ve replaced their picks with these 16 winning destinations that include some classic European locations and some of the trendiest destinations on the map.

European Discovery

This is a classic vacation that will check some of Europe’s most historic spots off your bucket list. In 13 days, visit England, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Vatican City, Italy, Switzerland and France. 

Best of the Balkans

The Balkans are taking off right now, driven by a revitalized tourism industry in previous war-torn destinations as well as its place as home to some major Hollywood blockbusters. Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzgovina, Serbia, Romania, Hungary and Slovenia will capture the imagination with classic European architecture, stunning beaches and medieval towns.

Mediterranean Highlights

Spend 13 days basking in the beauty of Spain, Monaco, France, Vatican City and Italy. The trip introduces travelers to Flamenco music, Gaudi’s architecture, the deliciousness of Tuscany and more.

Quest to Rome

Spend more than two weeks trekking over the continent from London to Rome, with stops in Paris, Bordeaux, San Sebastian, Barcelona, Nice, Florence, Sorrento and more.

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Great Britain & Ireland

The Beatles, the Loch Ness Monster, the Blarney Stone and more. This trip delves deep into what makes Britain and Ireland tick – with some pints of Guinness along the way of course.

Spain, Morocco & Portugal

Blend two trendy destinations on two separate continents together for whirlwind two-week trip to Morocco, Spain and Portugal where you can shop till you drop in the souks of Marrakech or sample port in Portugal.

European Encounter

Spend 17 days rolling through the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Italy, France, Monaco and more for $300 less with March Radness.

European Vista

Add the 22-day European Vista to your March Radness bracket and score a trip to 11 European countries with Me Time activities such as a Space Disco, Mozart concert, a fondue lunch and more.

Peru Uncovered

See one of the true wonders of the world – Machu Picchu on the Peru Uncovered itinerary that travels from the Andes to the Amazon in 14 days.

Costa Rica Unplugged

Unplug in Costa Rica with these 12- or 15-day vacation in Costa Rica. Explore San Jose, Sarapiqui, La Fortuna, Arenal, Playa Tamarindo and more. On the 15-day trip, a three-day sea turtle excursion is included.

Andes & Amazon Highlights

This highlights tour is a shorter, eight-day journey through Cusco, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and more.

Spotlight on Greece + 7-Day Cruise

Twelve days in Greece – with an island cruise – and all for $300 less? Thank you March Radness.

READ MORE: 5 Spring Break Island Escapes That Don't Require A Passport

Spanish Spree

Madrid, Barcelona and Granada are calling your name – as are Bilbao, Pamplona, Valencia and Seville. The 14-day Spanish trip covers all the bases – or should that be baskets?

Japan Unrivaled

As they say in an election year, “this trip is surging.” Everyone wants to go to Japan right now, so a bargain on Japan Unrivaled really is radness.

Big Indochina Adventure

Southeast Asia is another popular destinations – and includes Tokyo. If you have 25 days to roam around Asia, visit Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam with Contiki.

Eastern Escapade

And, finally, if you looking to stay closer to home, explore the Eastern Seaboard this summer. Travel from Boston to New York, Philly, D.C., Pittsburgh, Niagara Falls, Toronto and Montreal.

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