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Scandinavian Capitals & Fjords Tour + Helsinki & St. Petersburg

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dkCopenhagen, Denmark

Traveling to Copenhagen? Make sure to spend at least three days in the cultural and geographic link between mainland Europe and Scandinavia. The capital of Denmark is called one of Europe’s most enjoyable cities and offers many beautiful landmarks for you to explore. Choose cycling as your mean of exploring the city and make your way to the National Gallery of Denmark, where a hefty collection of works of art are stored, then visit Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, the Town Hall Square, and Old Danish Stock Exchange. Make sure to see the symbol of Copenhagen - the statue of Little Mermaid. ...
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    Day 1: Arrival
    Welcome to the historical "harbor of merchants" and the outstanding capital of Denmark - Copenhagen! Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver, who transfers you to the hotel for check-in.

    The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

    Day 2: Copenhagen City Tour
    After breakfast at the hotel you meet your private guide at the lobby and go on a breathtaking panoramiс walking city tour of Copenhagen. 

    First, you proceed to the Rosenborg Castle where you witness the famous Changing of the Royal Guard ceremony at the front gates of the Palace. During the tour you enjoy the views of the City Hall and Christiansborg Palace that is home to the Danish Parliament, stroll across Kongens Nytorv and see the buildings of the Old Stock Exchange and the Royal Theater. 

    The highlight of the tour is a visit to the colorful harbor of Nyhavn where you see the gorgeous Amalienborg Palace - the winter residence of the Royal Family. 

    After the tour you return to your hotel and have the afternoon at leisure. Alternatively, you can continue exploring the city on your own and visit the Gefion Fountain and the symbol of Copenhagen - the famous statue of the Little Mermaid, inspired by H. C. Andersen's fairy tale.

    Day 3: Departure
    After breakfast you check out from your hotel and spend the rest of the morning at your leisure.

    In the afternoon your driver transfers you to the port for a ferry trip to Oslo. You spend this night on board the ferry.

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    Copenhagen Admiral Hotel
    4-star hotel
    DK, Toldbodgade 24-28, København K, 1253
    Copenhagen Admiral Hotel
    Standard Double
    Choose the 4-star Copenhagen Admiral Hotel to be your home-away-from-home while in Denmark! Beautifully set on the waterfront, in between the Nyhavn canal and the imposing Amalienborg Palace, the property provides not only an excellent location but impeccable service and top-notch facilities as well. Guests are welcome to enjoy mouth-watering cuisine at the hotel's restaurant or spend time at the on-site bar.... show more
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    • Half Day Guided City Tour
      Enjoy a 3-hour tour in Copenhagen and explore its main sights with a professional English-speaking guide. During the walking tour you will marvel at the Christiansborg Palace, the Nyhavn Harbor and witness the renowned Changing of the Royal Guard ceremony.
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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FerryFerry
Connection | Copenhagen - Oslo
DFDS Standard Seaview Cabin Breakfast Included

Spend a night on board the ferry. After breakfast, you arrive in the fabulous capital of Norway - Oslo.

Copenhagen port
Copenhagen, Denmark
17 h
Oslo port
Oslo, Norway
1night

noOslo, Norway

Traveling to the gem of Scandinavia - Oslo? Make sure to take the most of your time there by taking part in a range of outdoor activities - biking, skiing, swimming, climbing or even diving. But if the active lifestyle is not something you seek, make sure to take advantage of cultural and historical experiences that the capital of Norway can offer. Start by visiting the Viking Ship Museum, where you will experience the life and spirit of Vikings by seeing the full-size Oseberg ship then make your way to Natural History Museum and National Gallery - Norway’s largest public collection of paintings and sculptures. ...
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    Day 4: Arrival & Oslo City Tour
    Your private driver meets you at the port and transfers you to your centrally located hotel to leave your luggage.

    After check-in you meet with your professional guide and enjoy a 4-hour panoramic walking city tour of this magnificent Norwegian capital. 

    You start with a visit to one of the major Scandinavian treasures - the famous Frogner Park informally known as the Vigeland Park, named after its founder Gustav Vigeland. You spend some great time strolling through this beautiful park and enjoying its extravagant sculptures and unique Scandinavian nature. 

    Then you proceed to other famous Oslo attractions, including the Royal Palace (from the outside) and the Akershus fortress (no entrances included), and Viking Ship Museum (entrance tickets are incuded).

    Note: public transport is included.

    After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.

    Day 5: Departure
    Following breakfast you check out from your hotel and walk to the train station (easily accessible by foot).

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    Clarion Hotel The Hub
    4-star hotel
    NO, Biskop Gunnerus' gate 3, 0155Postboks 768 Sentrum, Oslo, 0106
    Clarion Hotel The Hub
    Standard Double
    Part of a Nordic Choice Hotels, Clarion Hotel The Hub re-opening in the spring 2019. Placed in extremely lucky location - both close to Oslo Central station and Oslo Cathedral - this hotel offers Scandinavian level of service topped with free WiFi and sauna.... show more
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    • City Tour & Viking Ship Museum with Public Transport
      Explore the renowned landmarks of Oslo during a 4-hour panoramic walking city tour along with a professional guide. Continue then to visit numerous attractions in the city, such as the Viking Ship Museum, and enjoy the benefits of an Oslo day pass to tour the city like a local.
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
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Connection | Oslo - Flam
2nd Class Seat

At the train station, you board a train for an unforgettable Oslo - Myrdal - Flam rail ride. This trip is a perfect chance to admire the mind-boggling nature and picture-postcard scenery of Norway. You can also choose to have your suitcases transferred directly to Bergen and travel to the fjord villages with a smaller bag.

Central Station
Oslo, Norway
6 h
Central Station
Flam, Norway
1night

noFlam, Norway

Visiting a charming village of Flam? Located in the heart of Western Norway, the village offers picturesque walks and an opportunity to see waterfalls with quad bikes. However, what Flam is most famous for is the railway, which starts from the mountain station at Myrdal and takes you down to Flam via the longest and deepest fjord in Europe - Sognefjord. Enjoy the ride as you pass breathtaking waterfalls, mountain peaks, cliffs and valleys. Keep your photo camera ready as the train stops at the most scenic spots....
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    Day 5: Arrival
    Upon your arrival you walk to your countryside hotel where you will be able to have a rest and relax.

    Day 6: Departure
    After breakfast you check out from your hotel and spend the rest of the morning at your leisure.

    In the afternoon you walk to the pier (easily accessible by foot) to enjoy a 5,5-hour express boat trip from Flåm to Bergen - the second largest city in Norway. Bergen boasts the magnificent nature and you will be able to contemplate the panorama of the area from the very beginning of the trip. This is a wonderful experience definitely worth trying!

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    Flamsbrygga Hotel
    3-star hotel
    NO, PB 44, Flam, 5742
    Flamsbrygga Hotel
    Standard Twin
    Flamsbrygga is a 3* authentic fjord hotel, featuring a traditional Norwegian restaurant and brewery that is famous all over Norway and Scandinavia - Ægir Brewery. All rooms have a balcony with views of the Aurland Fjord and mountains.... show more
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RailRail
Connection | Flam - Bergen
2nd Class Seat
Central Station
Flam, Norway
5 h 30 min
Central Station
Bergen, Norway
2nights

noBergen, Norway

Discover another Norway’s highlight - the colorful city of Bergen. The second largest city in Norway is a gateway to majestic fjords and one of the Earth’s most unspoiled tourist destination. Spend at least few days in the city and take a walk alongside the Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf - the oldest part of town situated in the harbor. For the complete Bergen experience, make sure to visit Geirangerfjord village and go on the Floibanen funicular and Hurtigruten coastal voyage....
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    Day 6: Arrival
    Upon arrival you walk to your centrally located hotel (easily accessible by foot) for overnight. The evening is free for you to go on sightseeing, dining or just walking around in Bergen.

    Day 7: Visiting Bryggen District & Floibanen Funicular Ride
    Following breakfast you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and enjoy a 3-hour walking city tour around the most interesting sights of Bergen.

    During the tour you take a walk at the famous Bryggen district, visit the Fish Market and experience a fantastic Floibanen Funicular ride that is one of Norway's best-known attractions. After the tour you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free.


    Day 8: Departure
    Following breakfast in your hotel, you check out and meet your driver for the transfer to the airport.

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    Bergen Bors Hotel
    4-star hotel
    NO, Torgallmenningen 2, Bergen, 5014
    Bergen Bors Hotel
    Standard Double
    Bergen Bors Hotel is housed in an old stock exchange building from 1862 in the heart of Bergen close to Bergen University, the harbor, Bryggen and the fish market.... show more
    1 room / 2 nights
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    • Walking City Tour with Floibanen Funicular
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AirAir
Connection | Bergen - Stockholm
Economy Class (Checked Baggage Included)
BGO
Bergen, Norway
1 h
ARN
Stockholm, Sweden
2nights

seStockholm, Sweden

Traveling to Stockholm? Make sure to spend at least four days in the vibrant capital of Sweden. Wander through the cobblestone streets in the Old Town of Stockholm and make sure to take a coffee break from sightseeing, as Swedes call it “fika” - meaningful pause for coffee. During your time in the Old Town, visit the colorful Shortorget Square and watch Changing of the Royal Guard ceremony. Don’t miss a chance to pay a visit to other famous landmarks like ABBA Museum, Vasa Museum, the Royal Palace and City Hall. ...
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    Day 8: Arrival
    Upon arrival, you have a transfer to the centrally located hotel.

    The rest of the day is free to start exploring Stockholm attractions on your own, dine in a local restaurant or take a good rest in your comfortable room.
     

    Day 9: Stockholm City Tour with Vasa Museum

    After breakfast, you meet your guide and enjoy a 4-hour city tour around the most interesting attractions of Stockholm.

    During the tour with a private guide you see the City Hall, explore the brilliant Old Town of Stockholm, that is one of the biggest and most well-preserved medieval Old Towns in Europe. Together you continue the tour to see the famous Royal Palace and the Stockholm Cathedral.

    Following a short ferry ride, you take a chance to explore a world-famous museum - the Vasa Museum located on the island of Djurgården. It displays the only almost fully intact 17th-century ship that sank on its maiden voyage. It is rated as the most visited museum in entire Scandinavia. 

    After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day free to explore Stockholm on your own or enjoy one of our optional evening recommendations.

    Note: public transportation is included in the tour.

    Day 10: Departure
    After breakfast you check out from your hotel and spend the rest of the morning at your leisure. 

    In the afternoon your driver transfers you to the port for a ferry trip to Helsinki. 

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    Kings Garden Hotel
    4-star hotel
    SE, Västra Trädgårdsgatan 11B, Stockholm, 111 53
    Kings Garden Hotel
    Standard Double
    The King's Garden is a private boutique hotel rated 4+ star and set in a restored 17th-century building. The upscale stylish rooms feature modern amenities, and the refined in-house restaurant serves French cuisine.... show more
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    • Half Day Guided City Tour with Vasa Museum
      Embark on a guided tour and explore the brilliant Old Town of Stockholm and numerous other monumental sites in the city. A ferry trip to the beautiful Djurgarden Island and a visit to the Vasa Museum are parts of the exciting tour as well.
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    • Arrival Private Airport Transfer Minivan
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FerryFerry
Connection | Stockholm - Helsinki
Viking Line A4 Seaside Standard Cabin Breakfast Included

You spend this night on board the ferry. After breakfast, you arrive in the vibrant capital of Finland - Helsinki.

Viking Line Terminal, Stockholm
Stockholm, Sweden
16 h 30 min
Viking Line Terminal, Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland
1night

fiHelsinki, Finland

Planning a trip to Helsinki? The city where Eastern and Western influences meet is worth at least three days of your travel time. The dynamic capital city of Finland is a perfect blend of modern metropolitan feel and beautiful, green nature. Explore the city’s top attractions, starting with Mannerheim Museum, Seaurasaari Open-Air Museum, then make your way to the vivid Central Harbor, wander through the charming Old Town and pay a visit to the famous Rock Church and the Helsinki Cathedral....
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    Day 11: Arrival & City Tour
    Upon your arrival at the port in Helsinki, your private driver meets you at the pier and transfers you to your centrally-located hotel for check-in. Then your private guide takes you on a wonderful 4-hour walking tour to show you the best Helsinki can offer. During the tour, you walk through the vivid Central Harbor and Market Square, explore the charming Old Town, visit the famous Rock Church and take a short tram ride.

    After the tour, you return to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to continue exploring the city on your own.


    Day 12: Departure
    After breakfast you check out from your hotel and have some free time to explore Helsinki attractions on your own.

    In the afternoon you are transferred to the port where you board a ferry that takes you to St. Petersburg - the legendary cultural capital of Russia known as "Venice of the North" for its numerous rivers and canals. You spend this night on board the ferry.

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    Klaus K Hotel
    4-star hotel
    FI, Erottajankatu 4 C, Helsinki, 00120
    Klaus K Hotel
    Standard Twin
    Enjoy a stay in the authentic 4-star Klaus K Hotel, where Scandinavian design meets Finnish mythology. Located in the bustling heart of Helsinki, the hotel is set just a stone's throw away from the Esplanadi shopping district, as well as within walking distance from numerous other points of interest. In addition to an excellent location, it boasts a unique history and design behind it, since it was inspired by the national epic Kalevala. Providing an authentic experience, the modern hotel features fully-equipped, elegant rooms, the Italian Toscanini Restaurant, and Klaus K Bar & Lounge.... show more
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    • Half Day Guided Walking Tour
      Explore the best of Helsinki with your private professional guide Visit vivid Central Harbor and Market Square, stroll through the charming Old Town, visit the famous Rock Church and take a short tram ride.
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FerryFerry
Connection | Helsinki - St.Petersburg
StPeter Line A-Class Outside Cabin Breakfast Included

You spend this night on board the ferry.

Please note: Departures are not daily. Free E-visa option can be checked for St Petersburg visit only. For trips including other cities in Russian Federation full visa is obligatory.

Helsinki, Westterminal, Tyynenmerenkatu 8
Helsinki, Finland
15 h
St. Petersburg, Morskoy Vokzal, Morskoy Slavy Square 1
St. Petersburg, Russia
2nights

ruSt. Petersburg, Russia

Visiting Saint Petersburg? The most romantic place in Russia also referred to as ‘The Second Capital of Russia’ is worth at least four days of your journey. Pay a visit to the Peter and Paul fortress - where almost all Russian emperors and empresses have been buried, then make your way to the most famous church in St. Petersburg the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. For the most memorable experience in Saint Petersburg, we recommend going on a river tour to see the stunning palaces and really understand why the city is also called ’The Venice of the North’. ...
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    Day 13: Arrival & St. Petersburg City Tour
    In the morning you arrive in the port of St. Petersburg. Your private guide and driver meet you at the port after customs and take you on an amazing panoramic city tour around the most outstanding attractions of St. Petersburg. 

    During the tour you visit the gorgeous St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood which stands on the site where Russia's great emperor Alexander II was mortally wounded, and the Peter and Paul Fortress - a burial place of almost all the Russian emperors and empresses from Peter the Great to Nicholas II and his family. 

    After the tour, you are transferred to your centrally located hotel for check-in and have the rest of the day free.

    Day 14: Visit to the Hermitage Museum & Trip to Peterhof
    Following breakfast, you meet your guide in the hotel lobby and go to the legendary Hermitage Museum. 

    They say that if you were to spend three minutes by each of the exhibits in the Hermitage Museum, it would have taken you three years to see the entire exhibition. But don't worry, you have an experienced guide, who will show you the best rooms and halls of the exhibit within several hours. 

    Please note: The tour of the Hermitage includes the Main Museum Complex. The General Staff Building (that houses the Impressionist and Postimpressionist paintings as well as contemporary art) is not included. 

    In the second part of the day, you travel to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the palaces (from the outside) and gardens of the former summer residence of Russian tsars and the gem of palace architecture - Peterhof. 

    During the tour, you visit the famous Bath Cottage, which offers a fascinating insight into everyday life of Russian court, and take a walk in the beautiful Lower Park, lavishly adorned with 176 fountains of various forms and styles and numerous gilded statues of ancient gods and heroes. After the tour, you are transferred back to your hotel.

    Day 15: Trip to Pushkin & Ferry Ride to Helsinki
    After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and meet your guide and driver who take you to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo) to explore the brilliant Catherine's Palace that is a striking example of baroque architecture gifted by Peter the Great to his wife Catherine I.

    During the tour, you take a walk through the lavish parks and gardens of this outstanding palace and enjoy its gorgeous interiors, including the replica of the world-renowned Amber Room.

    After the tour, your driver transfers you to the port where you board a ferry that takes you back to Helsinki. You spend this night on board the ferry.

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    5-star Corinthia St. Petersburg
    5-star hotel
    RU, Nevsky Prospect, 57, Saint Petersburg
    5-star Corinthia St. Petersburg
    Superior Double
    The luxury hotel Corinthia is located on Nevsky Prospect, in the very heart of St. Petersburg and offers elegant design coupled with high-quality service. All air-conditioned guest rooms boast classic interiors and come with free WiFi and flat-screen TVs.... show more
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    • Full Day Private Comprehensive City Tour
      Get ready for a day filled with the most gorgeous sights of Saint Petersburg. Five hours with a private guide and driver will make you fall in love with the city's architectural marvels like the St.Isaac's Cathedral, Peter and Paul's Fortress, and the unforgettable Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.
    • Trip to Pushkin with Entrances to the Catherine's Palace and Park
      Uncover the royal history of Catherine's Palace, situated in the breathtaking Pushkin. The lavish gardens and golden interiors will make you wish you were born in the 18th century.
    • Visit to the Hermitage Museum & Trip to Peterhof
      Meet your professional guide and set off to explore the legendary Hermitage Museum. It is said that if you were to spend three minutes by each of the exhibits in the Hermitage Museum, it would take you three years to see the entire exhibition. But don't worry, you have an experienced guide, who will show you the best rooms and halls of the museum within several hours. In the second part of the day, you travel to the outskirts of St. Petersburg to explore the palaces and gardens of the former summer residence of Russian tsars and the gem of palace architecture - Peterhof. During the tour, you visit the famous Bath Cottage, which offers a fascinating insight into everyday life of Russian court, and take a walk in the beautiful Lower Park, lavishly adorned with 176 fountains of various forms and styles and numerous gilded statues of ancient gods and heroes.
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FerryFerry
Connection | St. Petersburg - Helsinki
StPeter Line A-Class Outside Cabin Breakfast Included

You spend this night on board the ferry.

Please note: Departures are not daily.

St. Petersburg, Morskoy Vokzal, Morskoy Slavy Square 1
St. Petersburg, Russia
15 h
Helsinki, Westterminal, Tyynenmerenkatu 8
Helsinki, Finland
1day

fiHelsinki, Finland

Planning a trip to Helsinki? The city where Eastern and Western influences meet is worth at least three days of your travel time. The dynamic capital city of Finland is a perfect blend of modern metropolitan feel and beautiful, green nature. Explore the city’s top attractions, starting with Mannerheim Museum, Seaurasaari Open-Air Museum, then make your way to the vivid Central Harbor, wander through the charming Old Town and pay a visit to the famous Rock Church and the Helsinki Cathedral....
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    Day 16: Departure
    This is the last day of your amazing Scandinavian-Russian adventure! Upon your arrival in Helsinki, your driver meets you at the port and takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Copenhagen, Oslo, Flam, Bergen, Stockholm, Helsinki and St. Petersburg;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Floibanen Funicular round trip;
  • Regular class ferry tickets: Copenhagen - Oslo, Stockholm - Helsinki, Helsinki - St. Petersburg and St. Petersburg - Helsinki;
  • Regular class train tickets Oslo - Flam (via Myrdal);
  • Regular class boat tickets Flam - Bergen;
  • Economy class flight tickets Bergen - Stockholm;
  • Entrance tickets to the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo, Vasa Museum in Stockholm, Rock Church in Helsinki, St. Isaac's Cathedral, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Peter and Paul Fortress, Hermitage Museum, Pushkin Park and Catherine's Palace in St.Petersburg;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:
1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.
2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Stress-free Booking Book your journey without stress and at convenient pace. You can pay a deposit of 20% to book any tour in any major currency; the final balance will be due 90 days before start date. In event if you decide to change or postpone your trip, you can transfer your deposit to any other packages we offer. Cruise bookings and special offers may be subject to different booking terms.

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