Holiday specialist Trafalgar has 70 years of expertise in creating exceptional guided holidays. With great food, wine and local flavours being key influencers for Singapore’s holiday decision making. Trafalgar has picked out some top trips from its USA & Canada and Europe & Britain itineraries where you can enjoy effortless, fun and authentic experiences.
To capture the essence of a destination through its food and culture, Trafalgar will introduce exclusive Be My Guest dining experiences and Local Specialists, giving you unprecedented access to some delectable experiences that will leave everlasting memories of your holidays. With an expert Travel Director accompanying you on your trip, travel with peace of mind, knowing that a team of dedicated professionals have worked behind the scenes to create the best travel experience while you are on holiday with Trafalgar.
The 10-day Flavours of Italy is a foodie trip with lots of insider moments like tasting flavours and local delicacies such as prosciutto, mortadella and salami from Bologna with a Local Specialist. Guests will show at the local markets of Florence with Italian Chef Libero before learning how to make handmade Ravioli in his kitchen set in the Tuscan Hills. The trip includes sightseeing with Local Specialists in Rome, Florence, Pisa, Bologna and Venice. Enjoy a Be My Guest experience with the Lenzi family on their Tuscan wine farm for a Chianti and olive oil tasting experience and stay at Relais La Cappucina in Tuscany, an Authentic Accommodation, handpicked by Trafalgar for its location on the site of a Capuchin Monastery. Prices from US$2,525 per person based on twin share (land only).
Trafalgar visits 66 countries and offers 230 itineraries so you have so much choice! Europe is a sheer smorgasbord for the senses, brimming with spices, sound and aromas, which Trafalgar brings to life. You’ll discover new world of sensation in every corner with its own unique personality. From all-time foodie favourites like France, Spain and Portugal to Croatia, Ireland and Scotland all well-loved for their fresh seafood and impressive landscapes. The Eastern Mediterranean, Russia, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and the Baltic States will equally impress with their regional cuisines and flavours.
Consider embarking on your culinary adventures across the USA as well. Indulge the family with an 8-day Trails of Liberty holiday where you can make your very own chocolate bar at Hershey’s Chocolate World. Exciting moments in U.S. history are revealed by a Local Specialist when you first visit Washington and also when you visit the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum. Visit the International Spy Museum and let the kids test their spy skills at the School of Spies. Be prepared for a buffet of choices when you visit the Reading Terminal Market, now a huge marketplace serving local delights like the Philip Cheese Steak of a Pennsylvania Dutch apple dumpling. Best part of the trip, enjoy the flexinbility of having free time to explore Colonial American while visiting Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Prices from US$2,095 per person based on twin share.
Unwind and savour a mosaic of experiences on the 7-day San Francisco and Wine Country Delights trip where guests will travel from San Francisco to learn about alternative rock culture with a Local Specialist and sample wine aboard the vintage rail cars of the Napa Valley Wine Train. Visit an olive press in Sonoma and learn about the harvesting process and the making of olive oil, before visiting Ravenswood Winery to create your own special wine blend to take home. Meet local artisans at Oxbow Public Market who will share how they promote a healthy environment through sustainability, agriculture and local harvest. Prices from US$2,950 per person based on twin share (land only).
Embark on an 8-day Northern California trip and explore the different sides of each city. Immerse in the culture of San Francisco, savour the wines of Napa, visit the rugged coast of Monterey and admire the vast beauty of Big Sur, Yosemite and Lake Tahoe. Stay at Yosemite Valley Lodge, an Authentic Accommodation located right inside Yosemite National Park, designed with an emphasis on glass and wood detailing to blend harmoniously with its surroundings. Embark on an agriculture tour in Salinas Valley, and enjoy a Be My Gust dinner of locally sourced food with your hosts from Happy Girl Kitchen Co. in Monterey, California where they share their passion about producing artisanal locally sourced food and farm-to-table dining. Prices from US$2,495 per person based on twin share (land only).
Customers know they can enjoy unbeatable value on these trips comprising of handpicked accommodation and perfectly-planned itineraries which incorporate the must-see sights and are accompanied by an expert Travel Director who will take care of all the travel logistics. With over 300 itineraries to choose from and a genuine 97% guest satisfaction rating, one can expect simple the best holiday experiences with Trafalgar.
On many trips, young travellers (5-17 years old) anjoy up to 10 per cent when accompanying an adult. Solo travellers can save by pairing up with a fellow traveller( of the same gender) in a twin room. If Trafalgar is not able to find a match, then the solo traveller can stay in a single room at no extra cost.
For the best discounts, head over to the Trafalgar & Dynasty Summer Flash Sale Show on 30 March to 2 April 2017 at Raffles City Shopping Centre, Level 1 (Garden Court, near Swarovski and Kate Spade), 11am to 9pm.Bookings of the 2nd guest can enjoy savings of up to 45%. Fly to Canada or North America with Cathay Pacific with fares starting from S$1,070. Or choose Garuda Airlines to fly to Amsterdam, with fares starting from S$870. For HSBC cardholders, save additional S$200 per couple. Terms and conditions apply. For more information, visit www.trafalgar.com/asia or call Trafalgar’s Travel Experts at 65 6922 5950.
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