Cosmos® Affordable European Tours

October 26, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Helping Americans travel internationally at domestic prices, Cosmos has unveiled nearly 60 European tours for 2011, including 13 vacations from Croatia to Lake Como, Britain to the Baltics and Paris to Prague, priced at less than $1,000.

"Our Cosmos team understands that many travelers would prefer another day in Paris to a chocolate on their pillow," said Scott Nisbet, president and chief executive officer of the Globus family of brands. "That's why we have designed smart vacation packages with hotels, transportation and sightseeing for about $100 a day less than a night out at home might cost and much less than travelers could book on their own."

In addition to introducing two new tours for the coming year: NEW European Introduction (9 days) and NEW Athens, Mykonos & Santorini (10 days), Cosmos is featuring 13 vacations that cost less than $1,000. They are:

- Cairo, Alexandria & the Mediterranean (8 days, priced from $999)
- Tunisian Adventure (8 days, priced from $889)
- The Magic of the Italian Lakes (8 days, priced from $999)
- Jewels of France (8 days, priced from $919)
- Greek Odyssey (8 days, priced from $939)
- British Panorama (9 days, priced from $869)
- Irish Explorer (9 days, priced from $999)
- Jewels of Poland (8 days, priced from $999)
- Jewels of Slovenia & Croatia (8 days, priced from $999)
- Jewels of Spain & Portugal (9 days, priced from $949)
- Prague, Vienna & Budapest (9 days, priced from $899)
- Jewels of Morocco (10 days, priced from $789)
- Grand Tour of Turkey (13 days, priced from $999)

Offering travelers several tour styles Regional Discoveries, Panorama, Escapes and Rail Journeys from which to choose the right getaway, for the first-time, Cosmos is also providing single travelers No Single Supplement vacations on select departures on the following tours in 2011: Splendors of Italy, Jewels of Morocco and Spain, Portugal and Morocco.*

"Whether traveling alone or as a group, our team is dedicated to helping people travel more often," said Nisbet. "We seamlessly get them to their destination of choice and our expert Tour Directors help them get acclimated and immersed in foreign cities and local cultures, combining 'must-see' sights with significant time to explore on their own, for as low as $79 a day."

Cosmos tour packages offer travelers included sightseeing and a choice of optional excursions, many included meals plus the freedom to indulge in local fare on a whim; a dynamic blend of transportation as well as clean and comfortable pre-selected hotels.

Additional Savings: Those that book a European Cosmos trip early can not only benefit from great built-in savings and value, they will receive $50 off their 2011 European getaway.**

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* Book a select 2011 Cosmos vacation in order to waive the single supplement fee. Only four promotional rooms available each departure. Offer available on select dates of select vacations: Splendors of Italy, Jewels of Morocco, Spain, Portugal & Morocco, Heart of Western Canada, Southern Journey, Ontario & French Canada and Niagara Falls & Washington DC. Booking must be made, under deposit, and discount applied between October 13, 2010 and November 30, 2010 for travel at select times in 2011. Applies to new 2011 bookings only, and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Not combinable with any other offer other than Journeys Club member benefit. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply.

** Book a 2011 Cosmos vacation to receive the $50 per person discount. Mention or input (if booking online) promo code PRMP06. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between October 13 and November 20, 2010 for travel commencing by December 31, 2011. Combinable with the Journeys Club $50 Cosmos coupon or the $50 Rocky Mountaineer promo, but not both. Applies to new 2011 bookings only. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply.

For more than four decades, Cosmos has refined the concept of low-cost travel packages, offering travelers the best vacation value available in more than 30 countries around the world. This dedication has earned Cosmos Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel magazine's official recommendation, year after year. When vacationing with Cosmos, travelers can enjoy the expert knowledge of Tour Directors while taking free time to explore on their own. Cosmos is part of the Globus family of brands, an award-winning, travel industry leader with more than 80 years of international travel expertise. The Globus family of brands is a member of Sustainable Travel International (STI).

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