Whether travelling on your own or in pairs, there is nothing like a Scenic Tour to explore the wondrous scenery of Canada. At the moment with My Canada Experience, you can book aboard one of their premier journeys that includes transfers to and from the South Coast with a night in Sydney so you don’t have an early morning when heading out. This tour will also be escorted from the South Coast and will visit the highlights of Vancouver and Victoria, of the Rocky Mountains and the Inside Passage.
Right now this tour is available to book on pre-sale which is coming to an end on the 31st May, for the price and itinerary Click Here! So if you wanted to join us on this luxury trip through Canada, staying in Castles, talking with Mounties then NOW is the time to sign aboard, as prices for bookings made after the 31st May are due to rise up to 7% or more.
For More details or to book aboard Contact Us Now!
Or call us on (02 4421 5577
For those that were unable to make it to our 2018 tour unveiling, you missed a fantastic night, and an incredible presentation. But you have not missed out entirely, and can now review what we have coming up exclusively to My Travel Expert and the Shoalhaven Solo Sisters in 2018!
MY JAPAN EXPERIENCE
From $7994 Per Person Share Twin
8th—23rd April 2018, Sydney to Sydney
VISITING: Tokyo, Nikko, Matsumoto, Nagano, Toyama, Shirakawa, Takayama, Nagoya, Toba, Osaka, Matsuem Hiroshima, Kyoto and Hakkone National Park
CHERRY BLOSSOMS: Taking place over Cherry Blossom season highlights of this trip will include travelling on the famous Bullet Train, partaking in a Japanese Tea Ceremony, visiting the Floating Shrine of Hiroshima, extraordinary Views of Mount Fuji, and visits to some of Japans most iconic castles including Matsumoto and Nijo.
Includes: Sightseeing throughout with inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable. Airport transfers; private, deluxe, air-conditioned coach while touring; bullet train from Hiroshima to Kyoto; internal flights. 4 star hotels as stated or similar. Fully Guided with Escort ex-Sydney based on 16 Travellers. International Air with Thai Airways including taxes , surcharges and fees.
MY CANADIAN EXPERIENCE
24 Days Australia to Australia
19th May – 11th June 2018
From $14,955 Per Person Share Twin Exclusive Tour ! With South Coast Departure
22 Day Spectacular Rocky Mountain Tour and Inside Passage Cruise
VISITING: Vancouver, Kamloops, Rocky Mountains, Jasper, Banff, Lake Louise, Sun Peaks, Whistler, Victoria, Tracey Arm of the Inside Passage, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay and Ketckikan
Includes: 15 night luxury coach tour through the Rockies, Guaranteed Gold Leaf Class on the famous Rocky Mountaineer, 7 night Alaskan Cruise with Holland America Cruise Lines, Luxury air-conditioned coach travel with a professional Tour Driver, and of course all tipping and gratuities
MY MEKONG EXPEDITION
$6666 Per Person Share Twin
19th August – 2nd September 2018, Sydney to Sydney
VISITING: Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, Kampong Tralach, Kampong Louang, Phomn Penh, Wat Hanchey, Angkor Ban, Long Khong A, Chau Doc, Cu Lao Gieng, Ben Tre,
and Ho Chi Minh City
Includes: Sightseeing throughout with inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable. Airport transfers; private, deluxe, air-conditioned coach while touring; internal flights. 4 star hotels as stated or similar. Fully Guided with Escort ex-Sydney based on 30 Travellers. International Air with Thai Airways including taxes , surcharges and fees.
EXTEND TO HANOI: Extend your discovery of Vietnam with an extension to the North to take in the beautiful Hanoi and the iconic Halong Bay aboard a traditional Junk Cruise
MY ITALY EXPERIENCE
$8948 Per Person Share Twin
7th—25th October 2018, Sydney to Sydney
VISITING: Rome, Lucca, Cinque Terre, Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano, Florence, Verona, Venice, Ravenna, Assissi, Orvieto, Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento, Amalfi and Capri
Includes: Sightseeing throughout with inside visits as shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable. Airport transfers; private, deluxe, air-conditioned coach while touring; ; internal flights. 4 star hotels as stated or similar. 17 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 9 dinners. Fully Guided with Escort ex-Sydney based on 16 Travellers. International Air with Thai Airways including taxes , surcharges and fees.
Just For Us! Extending our tour to the south we will take in the historic Pompeii, the fantastic sights of the island of Capri and the Amaflfi Coast, we also have an optional visit to the Borghese Gardens included and a fantastic Italian Cooking Class!
2018 looks like a fantastic year doesn’t it! If 2018 is to early for you or we are not going to one of the destinations you are seeking let us know. With plans in the pipeline to cover Queenstown, China, South Africa, Cairns, Britain & Ireland, Rotorua, India and the Mississippi in 2019 there might be something you want just a little further out!
Youth Travel, and Adventure Travel, is something that truly needs to be explored further. Everyone likes a drink, a great night out and company around their own age, but sometimes there is more that you want when travelling, you may want an authentic local experience, a real taste of the culture, or just more of a focus on the places you are seeing rather than the places you will be partying.
For those 18 to 30 somethings there is a series of dedicated packages with a number of operators – including the fantastic G-Adventures with their Yolo Packages – that specifically cater to that age group, only allow travellers in that bracket on the tour, and price their programmes to match. A few, like G-Adventures, know that the youth traveller enjoys their revelry, but also concentrates on the fact that you are visiting a new destination for the first time and work to include those local experiences that will truly awaken your travel lust and leave you desiring more travel experiences in the future.
The other alternative to joining the more popular “youth” tour programmes, is to look at some of the more popular budget and adventure operators out there – these operators have a fantastic array of programmes covering the globe, with touring options that will cover everything from budget three star to good quality four star, from home stays to trekking. While these tours are open to travellers of all ages, the average age of those touring tends to be 25 to 40 – the perfect bracket for those that may not want the most expensive tour, like the local guides with the knowledge of what to see and do, and the right mix of travel experiences and revelry.
Companies like Geckos, Intrepid, G-Adventures and Peregrine, all have a range of programmes that will inspire, astound and leave you with memories that will inspire you for a lifetime. Whether it is walking the Inca Trail with Geckos, enjoying a homestay in Vietnam with Intrepid, taking a safari to see the Big 5 in Kenya with G-Adventures, or enjoying the coastal towns of Italy with Peregrine Adventures there is an incredible range of programmes and styles of travel for the younger traveller to enjoy.
While all these programmes are developed for the fit 18 to 30 somethings a vast number of them with Geckos, Intrepid, G-Adventures and Peregrine are available to all ages! While some are based on a certain level of fitness these operators don’t work on a maximum age limit – so you may find yourself surrounded by travellers of all generations. Some such as the National Geographic Journeys with G-Adventures, are specifically catered to those a little bit older than the earlier 20’s who are looking to learn a little more with their adventure.
So if you are looking to get away, and you are a young traveller, or even young at heart then now is the time to speak with the Experts simply come and see us at
My Travel Expo.
4pm til 7pm, 22 September 2016,
@ Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemans Club Worrigree.
Call (02) 4421 5577 for more information
Images Coutesy of G-Adventure, Intrrepid and video by Geckos Adventures.
In March 2017, My Travel Expert has a fantastic short tour of Tasmania coming, covering the highlights of Hobart and surrounds. Spaces are limited, and if you have ever wanted a taste of Tasmania then this fantastic little 6 day getaway is your chance!
30th March – 4th April 2017
$1590* Per Person in Share Twin.
Single Supplement $610
Tour Highlights Include: Salamanca Markets, Wrest Point, Bruny Island, Port Arthur, Tasman Peninsula, Sea Cliffs Blowhole, the Devils Kitchen, Doo Town, Tasman Arch, the Botanical Gardens, Mount Wellington, MONA Museum, Rosny Point Lookout and more!
Includes: Return Economy Airfares from Sydney to Hobart with Virgin Australia including all taxes and surcharges*, 5 Nights at the Travelodge Hobart including breakfast and dinner daily, Derwent River Cruise Mona Entry and one way MONA Ferry , Port Arthur Entry, Guided Tour and Carnarvon Bay Cruise, Pennicott Wilderness Journey , Bruny Island Ferry Return via Tas Redline Coaches
*Please Note: $200 deposit due within 7 days of booking. Final balance is due 60 days prior to travel. Tour price based on a minimum of 30 travellers, if the end traveller number is less prices are subject to re-evaluation.
To Reserve Your Space Just call
(02) 4421 5577 and ask for Julie!
Time is running out to book if you wish to join us on Singapore this October! Starting from AU$2899 per person in share twin this programme will take you from Sydney to Singapore to discover the highlights of this Island Nation.
In a mix of set tours, and flexible touring we will visit the historical sights of the city, experience the glory of Chinatown, be awed by the monumental Gardens by the Bay, get an incredible view of the city from the Singapore Fly, have a wildlife encounter at the Singapore Zoo, enjoy the sights and sounds of Sentosa Island, and kick back with a Singapore Sling at the Raffles Hotel.
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9 Days of exploring Singapore including flights, accommodation, entrance fees, transport costs, touring, taxes and more. To secure your space on our Singapore Trip call is today on (02) 4421 5577.
On the doorstep of South East Asia, Singapore, is the first step for many travellers encountering Asian Culture for the first time. Modern, Metropolitan and Magnificent, My Travel Expert wants to show you what we are doing in Singapore this October with a fantstic group tour taking in the highlights of this incredible Island Nation. From Steel Gardens to Wildlife Parks there is always something in Singapore to experience and we want to show it to you! So join us on the 11th of February from 4pm and see what we are planning, and if interested place your name down on this one off departure!
Whilst we were enjoying the thrill of our win the other week at the CLIA Awards, we were not the only ones that were enjoying the limelight. One of the others honoured was Glen Moroney, the founder of Scenic – one of the Luxury Cruise and Tour companies we have exhibiting at My Cruise Expo on the 17th March 2016.
Scenic started life in 1986 as an Australian Touring company and grew to include tours in New Zealand, South Africa and more, and in 2008 it launched its first all-inclusive European River Cruise. These days Scenic operate over 500 tours annually visiting up to 66 counties across the globe, and they are one of our most highly recommended partners for all-inclusive and luxury travel.
All Scenic tours are All-Inclusive, and will cover everything from your day to day touring, accommodation in Luxury Hotels and Cruises, all of your meals, all drinks whilst aboard their vessels, optional touring, butler services, and more.
Scenic operate Luxury River Cruises in Europe down the Danube, Rhine, Rhone, Moselle, Seine, Volga and most recently to Duoro in Portugal. In Asia Scenic can take you cruising the Irrawaddy, the Yangtze and the Mekong, and in the Americas can take you down the Mississippi and the Mekong.
If you want to branch out a bit and encounter the oceans in combination with some touring Scenic also offers cruises that brave the wilds of the Galapagos Islands, the ice of the Inside Passage, the historical sights of the Black Sea or the clash of cultures in the Caribbean.
Like any great company though Scenic is not content to rest on its laurels and has recently commissioned a brand new Luxury Expedition Ship that will explore all corners of earth oceans from the Mediterranean to the Antarctic.
The Scenic Eclipse, a luxury discovery Yacht will be decked out with suites, the finest dining, some of the most revolutionary engineering to provide as smooth a sailing as possible, combined with fantastic day tours and discovery expeditions to some of the most incredible ports and locations around the globe!
Coming in 2018 the Scenic Eclipse looks set to revolutionise the way we see and experience small ship and expedition cruising!
So if a luxury break with everything included sounds good, or you want to sign up on one of the inaugural Eclipse Cruises then come and see the Expert at at My Cruise Expo, on the 17th March 2017 at Worrigee Ex-Serviceman’s Sports Club from 5pm till 8pm!
With the current cruise market for Australian Travellers there are a number of five-star cruises that visit our shores, but none with the regularity of Holland America Lines, who will be one of our fantastic Exhibitors at My Cruise Expo on the 17th March 2016.
In operation now for over 140 years Holland America Line is known by many Australians as one of the best ways to encounter the Inside Passage whilst in Canada, with a cruise from Vancouver or Victoria, up through the Islands to Juneau or Alaska, and then usually back again.
Holland America Line does a lot more than the Inside Passage though – as fantastic as those trips are. Holland America Line run regular cruises through the Caribbean, South East Asia, Australia and the Pacific, the Mediterranean and usually have a number of round world cruises each year for those looking to circumnavigate the globe by sea!
What Holland America Line is known for is their excellence of service, with an average of one crew to every two travellers, its heritage of elegance, and its spectacular shows and onboard entertainment. An upmarket experience of cruising that has its roots in the earliest trans-Atlantic voyages, but has grown with time and desires. From fine dining to dancing with the stars, Holland America Line is an experience from embarkation till cruise end!
If you have ever wanted to cruise the Adriatic and visit the Dalmatian Coast, or the Greek Islands, if you have ever desired to Cruise around New Zealand, or circumnavigate the globe. If you have ever desired to explore one of the worlds most incredible region, in comfort and high style, then Holland America Line may be the choice for you. So why not come down and speak with the Expert at My Cruise Expo, on the 17th March 2017 at Worrigee Ex-Serviceman’s Sports Club from 5pm till 8pm!
Guess Who has been travelling? Julie has just recently returned from escorting one of our Group Departures along the Danube. A fantastic trip visiting Prague before cruising from Budapest to Amsterdam, then onto Paris for a few days R&R before heading home. If you have been following our blog and website over the past 18 months or so you may have noticed us promoting this upcoming trip from time to time.
In any event the trip seems to have gone off really well with those attending telling us that they had a fantastic time – but don’t just take our word for it, take a look at some of our happy campers and trip highlights below! (Please note this is best viewed as a slideshow on the website and images may not appear on your Email updates)
I know, there are not a lot of “site photos” but if all we did was show you those what incentive would you have to join us on our departures! In any event there was a lot of fun had, and if you want to join us on a future trip then take a look around the website to see what is on offer!
Sometimes there are specials that come along that are worth us yelling about and this is one of them! Usually an Antarctica Cruise will start for most people at between AU$8000 and AU$10,000 per person in share twin. So when we have any offer come through that will allow us to drop that price then we are happy – and this deal, saving 50% is crazily good. So if you want to Visit Antarctica then Call us this week and book aboard a fantastic voyage and save yourself a small fortune! Please be aware, sailing dates and spaces are limited.