APT has launched its complete 2019 Europe brochure, featuring five distinct travel styles spanning from Portugal to Russia.
To help trade partners secure strong early sales for the 2019 season, APT has put together a collection of exclusive launch Superdeals. Book before 30 November 2018 to take advantage of incredible Superdeals including Fly Free or Fly Business Class for $3,995. This enticing deal is available on all cruises 14 nights or longer across all 2019 departures and cabin categories.
Other Superdeals include Companion Fly Free, Air Credits and No Solo Supplements on select itineraries.
The range of options for 2019 include:
Magnificent Europe Luxury River Cruise
APT’s flagship 15-day Magnificent Europe river cruise between Amsterdam and Budapest, starting at $6,995 per person, twin share, is the perfect introduction to both mainland Europe and river cruising. Cruising on board one of APT’s own Concerto river ships, the only fleet in Europe to boast APT’s custom designed Twin Balcony suites, which allow guests to enjoy the passing views from both inside and out.
This journey includes exclusive Royal Signature Experiences such as a visit to Namedy Castle, the home of Princess Heide von Hohenzollern; a cocktail reception and concert at Vienna’s City Palace; and new for 2019, the Grand Empress Steam Train. Book before 30 November 2018 to take advantage of Fly Free and Fly Business Class for $3,995 per person, details above.
NEW: Grand Empress Steam Train
A new Royal Signature Experience awaits guests on all Magnificent Europe luxury river cruises departing April to September. Following in the footsteps of Elisabeth of Bavaria, affectionately known as Sisi, guests will embark on an imperial rail journey aboard the Grand Empress Steam Train. A welcome reception awaits travellers at Budapest Station’s Royal Waiting Room, then it’s time to board the elegant steam train, which features some original carriages from the early 1900s. A traditional game lunch worthy of royalty is served before disembarking for a private tour of the impressive Gödöllő Palace. A coronation gift for Franz Joseph I and Sisi when crowned King and Queen of Hungary, the palace was known to be a favourite residence of Sisi’s. Prices lead in at $7,295 per person, twin share.
NEW: Festive Cruising
APT’s brand-new 15-day Imperial Europe river cruise celebrates the festive season in style between Amsterdam and Vienna, with enchanting visits to Europe’s spectacular Christmas markets, as well as a special private concert at Vienna’s regal City Palace, showcasing Christmas classics. Starts from $7,395 per person, twin share.
NEW: Grand Bordeaux with Luke Nguyen
APT is delighted to welcome acclaimed chef, author, television personality and APT ambassador, Luke Nguyen, to Europe in 2019. Luke will escort APT guests on a unique gastronomic holiday from Paris to Bordeaux, offering an authentic look at Paris and the Bordeaux region. During his time aboard the MS AmaDolce, Luke will host an insightful ‘Get to Know Luke Nguyen’ session, host a visit to a culinary school where he will guide guests through a fun and interactive cooking class. In Saint-Émilion, a dinner at La Terrasse Rouge awaits. Luke, in conjunction with the restaurant’s head chef, has devised a menu showcasing the freshest local ingredients of the region, and together, they will prepare a decadent meal in the open kitchen. Prices lead in at $8,995 per person twin share.
NEW: Scotland Small Group Discovery
Travelling with no more than 20 guests, this Small Group Discovery travels deep into the wild landscapes of Scotland, where the history is as spectacular as the countryside. Including visits to Cairngorms National Park, the Isle of Skye and beautiful glens where gardens and castles await. From $9,195 per person twin share.
To learn more about APT’s 2019 Europe program or to request brochures please call 1300 196 420, visit www.aptouring.com.au/destinations/europe or contact your local APT Business Development Manager.