July 2016 – Small Group Travel to Alaska via Air, Cruise and Rail


Alaska 2016

CRUISETOUR 1

Cruise 2

Rocky Mountaineer 3

3 separate options that stand alone or can be combined:

1 & 3 or 2 & 3

Option 1

Cruisetour: Denali Explorer 12 Nights
July 25 – August 6

Land Tour (5 Nights):
2-nights Fairbanks Hotel

Sternwheeler Riverboat Cruise down Chena River &

Gold Dredge #8 Tour with the chance to pan for gold (L)

1-night Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge

Natural History Tour included

1-night Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge

1-night Anchorage Hotel Captain Cook

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Tour included

Cruise (7 Nights):
Coral Princess (B, L, D Daily)

 Anchorage/Whittier/Embark Ship

 Prince William Sound/Hubbard Glacier

 Glacier Bay National Park

 Skagway

 Juneau

 Ketchikan

 At Sea

 Vancouver

DAY TO DAY ITINERARY:

Day 1/Monday, July 25

Arrive in Fairbanks and check into your hotel for a 2-night stay.

Day 2/ Tuesday, July 26

A full day in Fairbanks where you’ll take a cruise on an authentic Sternwheeler Riverboat down the Chena River then enjoy the Gold Dredge #8 Tour with a chance to pan for your own gold. A hearty miner’s lunch is included. The evening is at leisure. (L)

Day 3/ Wednesday, July 27

Travel by scenic motorcoach to Denali National Park and check into the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge. This afternoon, travel into the park for an educational Natural History Tour.

Day 4/ Thursday, July 28th

The morning is free to relax or choose an optional excursion. Then travel by motorcoach to the south side of the park for an overnight stay at the Mt.McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge. Take in the sensational views with a glass of wine in the Great Room or on the expansive deck. The 20,320 Alaska Bar & Grill is the perfect place for a relaxed dinner to end your day.

Day 5/ Friday, July 29th

Take in the final views of the mountain, perhaps over a leisurely cup of coffee, before your transfer to Talkeetna and your Rail journey to Anchorage. The evening is yours to get to know this unique city.

Day 6/ Saturday, July 30th

Travel to Whittier with a stop at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center enroute.

Set sail on your Alaska cruise this evening. Departs 8:30pm

Day 7/ Sunday, July 31st

Hubbard Glacier (Scenic Cruising) 3:00pm 8:00pm

Day 8/ Monday, August 1st

Glacier Bay National Park (Scenic Cruising) 9:15am 7:30pm

Day 9/ Tuesday, August 2nd

Skagway 7:00am 8:30pm

Day 10/ Wednesday, August 3rd

Juneau 6:30am 4:00pm

Day 11/ Thursday, August 4th

Ketchikan 10:00am 6:00pm

Day 12/ Friday, August 5th

At. Sea

Day13/ Saturday, August 6th

Vancouver, B.C. Arrive 7:30am

Option 2
Cruise Only:
July 30 – August 6

Cruise (7 Nights): Voyage of the Glaciers

Coral Princess (B, L, D Daily)

Day 1/ Saturday, July 30th

Arrive in Anchorage and transfer to Whittier.

Set sail on your Alaska cruise this evening. Departs 8:30pm

Day 2/ Sunday, July 31st

Hubbard Glacier (Scenic Cruising) 3:00pm 8:00pm

Day 3/ Monday, August 1st

Glacier Bay National Park (Scenic Cruising) 9:15am 7:30pm

Day 4/ Tuesday, August. 2nd

Skagway 7:00am 8:30pm

Day 5/ Wednesday, August 3rd

Juneau 6:30am 4:00pm

Day 6/ Thursday, August 4th

Ketchikan 10:00am 6:00pm

Day 7/ Friday, August 5th

At. Sea

Day8/ Saturday, August 6th

Vancouver, B.C. Arrive 7:30am

Option 3
Royal Mountaineer: Classic first passage to the west
August 6 – 10

Land & Train tour (4 Nights):
Day 1/ August 6 Vancouver

Day 2/ August 7 Vancouver

Day 3/ August 8 Rocky Mountaineer train w/ B, L, snacks, beverages &

commentary. Overnight in Kamloops.

Day 4/ August 9 Rocky Mountaineer train w/ B, L, snacks, beverages &

commentary. Overnight in Banff.

Day 5/ August 10 Transfer to Calgary Airport for flight home.

Silverleaf Service: Single Level train w/ ¾ dome windows. During travel hot breakfast and lunch will be served at our guests seat with commentary, snacks and beverages throughout the day. Hotel to train station transfers are included.

3* Hotels (Standard room) at Hampton Inn Vancouver, Banff Caribou Lodge or similar

Goldleaf Service: Award winning two-level train. Guests have assigned seats in the upper level with full dome windows. In this upper level our hosts provide snacks and beverages while providing commentary. On the lower level is a dining room where breakfast and lunch are served. Guests also have access to an outdoor viewing vestibule. Hotel to train station transfers are included.

4* Hotels (Standard room) at Fairmont Hotel, Four Seasons Hotel or similar

Goldleaf Deluxe Service: Award winning two-level train. Guests have assigned seats in the upper level with full dome windows. In this upper level our hosts provide snacks and beverages while providing commentary. On the lower level is a dining room where breakfast and lunch are served. Guests also have access to an outdoor viewing vestibule. Hotel to train station transfers are included.

4* Hotels (Deluxe room) at Fairmont Hotel, Four Seasons Hotel or similar

Coral Princess
Passenger Capacity: 2,214
Number of Crew: 895 Inaugural Cruise: January 2003
Last Refurbished: February 2013 Passenger Cabins: 1000 total (90% Ocean View)
527 Balcony cabins (217 – 248* sq. ft.) *includes balcony
157 Ocean view cabins (162 – 212 sq. ft.)
108 Inside cabins (156 – 166 sq. ft.)
Pools: 4
Whirlpools Spas: 5
Dining and Snacks:
Two main dining rooms – 2 seating’s 6:00pm & 8:15pm
Sabatini’s – Italian restaurant* *Additional $25 per person
The Bayou Café & Steakhouse*
Burger & Hotdog Grill – poolside (11:00am – onwards)
Pizzeria — poolside pizza bar (11:00am – midnight)
Scoops — ice cream bar (11:00am – onwards)
International Café—24 hrs.
Room Service – 24 hrs.
Showrooms/Lounges:
Princess Theater — main showroom
Universe Lounge — multi-use room with three revolving stages
Explorers Lounge — lounge and disco
Churchill Lounge — spirits and cigar bar
Wheelhouse Bar — classic nautical-themed lounge
Crooners — Old-time martini bar
Churchill’s cigar lounge
Passenger Services:
The Sanctuary
Movies under the Stars poolside
Lotus Spa & fitness Centre
Princess Casino
Wedding Chapel
Children’s & Teen Center
Princess Links – Putting course
Sports Deck/Center Court
Internet Café
Library & writing room
Card room
Photo/Video Gallery
Art Gallery
Duty-free Boutiques
Guest Services Desk
Excursions Deck
Medical Center

WHAT TO WEAR:

Smart Casual Evenings (5): Skirts/dresses, slacks & sweaters for ladies

Pants & open-neck shirts for men

Formal Evenings (2): Evening gowns, cocktail dresses, or elegant pantsuits for women

Tuxedo, dark suits or dinner jacket and slacks for men

Layer your clothing, as it can be cool even in the summer time.

Average Aug Temperatures for Fairbanks – 70 Denali – 64 Juneau – 62

REQUIRED TRAVEL DOCUMENTS:

Valid Passport with at least 6 months of validity left from your return date.

CANCELLATION INSURANCE:

Cancellation insurance is highly recommended.
Covers a loss that occurs due to illness, disease or other condition (of you, an immediate Family Member, or Traveling Companion), event or circumstances, which occur while you are on the plan. Doctor’s note may be required as proof to file a claim. Plan covers emergency medical & dental /emergency transportation, Pre-departure trip cancellation, Post-departure trip interruption, Travel delay, Baggage/Personal effects, & Baggage delay.

AIR ARRANGEMENTS:
If you are making your own air arrangements, make sure that your departure flight from Vancouver is after 1:00pm.

Air options should be available in September 2015.

DEPOSIT:
20% of Fare due at time of booking

FINAL PAYMENT is due no later than May 1, 2016

FORMS OF PAYMENT:Visa, Mastercard, Discover or American Express credit cards are accepted.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Prior to Final Payment – Fully refundable
After Final Payment – No refunds

QUESTIONS & WHERE TO SEND PAYMENTS:
Kissy Gordon                                          804 334-9897 Cell
Tour Plan International, Ltd.                  804 359-3217 x 321 Office
4915 Fitzhugh Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230
k.gordon@tourplaninternational.com

I will need a photocopy of the picture page of your passport by the time of final payment, if I don’t already have it on file!

REGISTRATION FORM:     Alaska 2016

Passengers:

1. ____________________________________ DOB (M/D/Y) ____________

2. ____________________________________                     ____________

3. ____________________________________                     ____________

(Full names as they appear in your passport)

Address ___________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________

Home Phone ______________________ Work Phone ______________________

Cell Phone ________________________ E-mail address ____________________

Option 1

12 Day Cruisetour: Denali Explorer
July 25 – August 6, 2016
(Rates are per person)

                                           Double    Single    3 & 4th
Inside Cabin (Cat. ID)           $2324       $4061    $1389        $________x _____ = __________

Outside Cabin (Cat. OC)       $3174       $5761    $1815        $________x _____ = __________

Outside Balcony (Cat. BD)     $3424       $6261    $1940       $________x _____ = __________

Taxes, fees, Port Expenses & Fuel Supplement                   $208.25 x _____ = __________

Round trip airport transfers                                               $ 38.00 x _____ = __________

Ship gratuities                                                                  $ 80.50 x _____ = __________

Cancellation insurance:            Yes I want a quote on rate ________ Decline Insurance _______

(If you have a pre-existing condition, insurance must be purchased at time of deposit)

Air Fare – TBD around September of 2015

Subtotal $ ________________

Deposits of 20% of your Cruisetour rate                        $_______ x _____ -_________________

Balance due 5/01/16                                                  $ ________________

Option 2
7 NIGHT CRUISE: Voyage of the Glaciers
July 30 – August 6, 2016
(Rates are per person)

Double   Single     3&4th

Inside Cabin (Cat. IC)        $1,179   $2,358   $ 589 $________x _____ = __________

Outside Cabin (Cat. OC)    $1,999   $3,998   $ 999 $________x _____ = __________

Balcony (Cat. BD)              $2,249   $4,498   $1,124 $________x _____ = __________

Taxes, fees, Port Expenses & Fuel Supplement         $175 x _____ = __________

Round trip airport transfers                                    $ 78 x _____ = __________

Ship gratuities                                                      $80.50 x _____ = __________

Cancellation insurance:  Yes ,I want a quote on rate ________ Decline Insurance _______
(If you have a pre-existing condition, insurance must be purchased at time of deposit)

Air Fare – TBD around September 2015

Subtotal $ ________________

Deposits of 20% of your Cruise rate                  $_______ x _____ -_________________

Balance due 5/01/16                                      $ ________________

Option 3:
4 Night Rocky Mountaineer: Classic First Passage to the West
August 6 – 10, 2016
(Rates are per person, based on double occupancy)

Silverleaf Service                                            $2,401.51 x _____ = _________________

Goldleaf Service                                             $3,342.46 x _____ = __________________

Goldleaf Deluxe Service                                  $3,665.52 x _____ = __________________

Banff to Calgary airport transfer                      $60 x _____ = __________________

Subtotal $____________________

Deposits of 20% of your Tour rate                   $___________ x ______ = ____________________

Balance due 5/01/16                                    $ ___________________

CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION
NAME AS IT APPEARS ON CARD:
_________________________________________________________
BILLING ADDRESS:
_________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________

BILLING PHONE NUMBER ___________________________________
CARD NUMBER:
______________________________________________________
EXPIRATION DATE: ______________________
LAST THREE DIGITS ON THE BACK OF THE CARD: _________________

My signature authorizes Tour Plan International and/or Princess Cruises (supplier)
to charge $_____________ to the above credit card. I understand that my card may be
charged for certain penalties or fees for changes or cancellations.

_______________________________________________ ___________

Signature                                                                            Date

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