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Start planning your European holiday with our 2019 Earlybird offers.

We know New Zealanders like to uncover the true essense of Europe in their own way so we have created several themes to help you find the right experience for YOU.

Whether it’s savouring the fine authentic foods of Italy, taking in the dramatic beauty of the French Riviera or perhaps you prefer to be led through valleys and amazing scenery by train or coach, simply select your preferred theme or destination & start planning today.

Our Featured Deals

European Gems with Travelmarvel

Fly Free* + Early Payment Discount*

Discover the best of Europe and weave through five countries on Travelmarvel's most popular tour.

14 night cruise from $6,695 per person, twin share*

Douro Discovery with Travelmarvel

Save $2,000 per couple* + Early Payment Discount*

Wind your way through the Douro Valley’s heavenly scenery on a journey aboard the MS Douro Serenity. Stop to visit family-owned Quintas, villages where time has stopped, and sun-drenched cities.

7 night cruise from $3,895 per person, twin share*

Rail journey and European Gems with Travelmarvel

Fly Free* + Save $1,000 per couple*

Discover the best of Europe, as you travel on an exhilarating train journey through Scotland’s greatest cities, then weave through five countries on a river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest.

22 nights from $11,395 per person, twin share*

Best of Croatia with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

Relax and enjoy the delights of Zagreb before travelling through the stunning Croatian lakes district and on to Split to join a traditional motor sailing ship. Take a 7 night cruise through the breathtaking islands and coast visiting Dubrovnik, Korcula, Hvar and more.

10 night tour from $2,349 per person twin share*

Authentic Provence with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

Explore medieval hilltop villages, peruse delightful markets, taste Provencal wines and olive oil, and wander through well-preserved ancient Roman ruins. Spend time in Saint-Remy-de-Provence, the town where Van Gogh spent many years being inspired by the extraordinary light and colours of the area. Another highlight is the walled city of Avignon, situated on the leafy banks of the Rhone river and renowned as the residence of the pope in the 14th century.

5 night tour from $6,980 per person twin share*

Tuscan Cuisine & Culture with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

Stay in a beautifully restored and luxurious farmhouse near Lucca. The estate is well known for the delicate flavour and brilliant colour and fragrance of its olive oil. Visit the ancient olive mill, discover true Tuscan cuisine, explore the intriguing historical Tuscan towns nearby, and simply relax in wonderful Italian countryside luxury!

5 night tour from $4,953 per person twin share*

The Real Amalfi Coast with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

From lemon terraces, vineyards to alici anchovies, discover the culinary secrets and traditions of the enchanting villages of the Amalfi Coast. Learn how to prepare true Amalfi dishes with freshly-caught fish in Sorrento, try an assortment of authentic local specialties, and taste award winning wines at centuries-old vineyards.

6 night tour from $6,506 per person twin share*

Deluxe Croatia Cruise with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

Cruise the crystal waters of the Adriatic, exploring Croatia's beautiful islands while relaxing on your deluxe ship's sun deck, offering sun-shade cover, loungers and a jacuzzi.

7 night tour from $3,028 per person twin share*

Discover Ancient Greece with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

A world of ancient wonder awaits you in Greece, from temple ruins to picturesque old towns, Byzantine churches, historically significant tombs, and astonishing natural wonders. As you traverse the Greek mainland, witness countless architectural masterpieces in the cities of Athens, Olympia, Delphi, Thessaloniki, and beyond.

9 night tour from $4,225 per person twin share*

Classic Iceland with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

Visit all of Iceland's main attractions along the Ring Road escorted by a professional local guide.

8 night tour from $4,430 per person twin share*

Best of Balkans with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

Thousands of years of history, imposing fortresses, mighty mountains, rivers and lakes combined with wonderful food, architecture and art to create an eclectic and interesting region begging to be explored. Join our guided tour staying in comfortable first class hotels for an unforgettable 'Best of the Balkans' experience.

10 night tour from $3,385 per person twin share*

Luxury Greek Island Hopping with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

Glittering seas, miles of peaceful olive groves, mountain slopes covered in sweet smelling herbs, whitewashed houses gleaming in an endless summer sun. The Cyclades islands also offer ancient culture and a lively local scene. This eclectic itinerary ensures you see the best of this diverse archipelago.

12 night tour from $3,751 per person twin share*

Explore Moscow & St Petersburg with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

Taste the mystery, beauty, and intrigue of Russia, the land that lay hidden behind the Iron Curtain for decades. This tour explores the grandeur of Moscow and the grace of St Petersburg. Four star hotels and plenty of inclusions set this tour apart from the rest. Discover the great cities of Russia and enjoy special touches such as visiting attractions before the crowds, private transfers, and boat trips.

8 night tour from $4,430 per person twin share*

Highlights of Slovenia with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

Discover the very best of Slovenia, taking in the sights of its lively capital, visiting the stunning Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle, traversing vineyards with picturesque landscapes, admiring the emerald green river of Soca Valley, and touring the fairytale town of Bled.

5 night tour from $3,240 per person twin share*

Camino Real - Pilgrim Trail with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

The Camino is probably the friendliest, most inclusive walking route in the world, with groups forming instantly when pilgrims from all over the world take to the route and no section exemplifies this more than the final stretch from Sarria to Santiago. The joyful camaraderie on this busy section adds to the gentle beauty of the rolling hills of Galicia, the outstanding local cuisine and friendliness of the locals to make this an un-missable long distance walk.

6 night tour from $1,292 per person twin share*

Charming Portugal with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

The perfect tour for those wanting to see and experience the real Portugal, staying in charming unique or historical properties; and can be tailored to suit your requirements.

6 night tour from $6,586 per person twin share*

Italian Lakes with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

The Northern Italian lakes offer some of the most spectacular scenery in Italy - placid waters, centuries old villas draped with bougainvillea, charming villages, wonderful restaurants and the snow-capped Alps in the distance. Visit St Moritz in Switzerland, and ride on the spectacular Bernina Express train.

5 night tour from $4,578 per person twin share*

Tuscan Villa: Florence with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

This property was once a mill that took water from a small nearby stream. In the 80s it was renovated and transformed into a private home, surrounded by a large lawn with a swimming pool (open summer months only). A pleasant equipped loggia which can also be directly accessed from the kitchen, allows you to dine outdoors. In the evening, if you are lucky, you can see deer grazing in the meadow. The woods of the Chianti frame the small valley where the access road to the property ends.

7 night tour from $4,780 per person twin share*

Tuscan Villa: San Gimignano with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

This ancient villa was built on a natural terrace dominating the surrounding countryside. An oasis of peace and calm, it is immersed in nature with huge woods of oak and holm-oak trees all around as far as the eyes can see ending with the view of the Appennines in the distance. It was built by the ancient and noble family of Florentine bankers, the Strozzi's, upon the ruins of an ancient castle. A wing of the large villa has been refurbished into a splendid holiday home, recreating the atmosphere of the ancient lords of the Tuscan countryside.

7 night tour from $6,011 per person twin share*

Baltic Highlights with World Journeys

Tailor-made travel

Discover the rich history and beautiful nature of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. Explore the medieval sites, nature reserves and the famous, carefully restored manors. The Baltic capitals provide an alluring juxtaposition of old-world tranquillity with modern life, from medieval Vilnius to the cobblestone streets of Riga and photogenic Tallinn.

9 night tour from $7,698 per person twin share*

ANZAC's on the Western Front

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From the trenches at Ypres to monuments marking The Somme, our ANZAC tours map Australian and New Zealand troops' movements in WWI. Please note, the tour runs on selected dates throughout the season.

4 nights from $1,769

Slow Food Tour of Puglia with Back-Roads Touring

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Savour creamy farm-produced burrata. Sip wine beneath grape-heavy vines. Sample fresh-from-the-ocean seafood. Inspired by the slow food movement, this tour introduces the culinary traditions, tucked away villages and breath-taking architecture in this sublime corner of Italy.

5 nights from $3,735

The Wonders of Wales with Back-Roads Touring

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Snow-dusted mountains, deep green valleys and an unforgettable coastline - on this captivating journey, we'll go high and low in search of Wales' most iconic sights. Join us as we walk the ancient lands of Celts and Romans and immerse ourselves in this beguiling country's contemporary culture.

7 nights from $3,989

Discover Portugal with Back-Roads Touring

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From cosmopolitan Lisbon to Porto's medieval cobblestone streets, Portugal is a country of glittering contrasts. The remote natural gem of the Douro Valley, Roman ruins and world-famous pilgrimage sites are guaranteed to impress on this tour, which gives us a taste of the real Portugal, still basking in the glow of ancient customs.

8 nights from $4,465

London to Paris with Back-Roads Touring

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Go from Great British culture to Gallic charm on this trip from London to Paris, immersing yourself in the Channel Islands' natural beauty and fascinating history along the way. Hear about Guernsey's wartime occupation first-hand from the locals, enter a bygone world on Sark and admire Jersey's exquisite landscapes.

10 nights from $6,219

Italian Indulgence with Back-Roads Touring

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Discover cities that have shaped the world's culture. Regional flavours and renowned wines, celebrated around the globe. And picture-perfect landscapes that will capture your imagination and stay in your heart. Exploring Italy is truly an experience to be savoured.

11 nights from $6,075

Luxury Barging in France with World Journeys

20% off selected 2019 departures*

Barging the Canal du Midi. Cruise aboard the pretty 8 passenger vessel Anjodi, made popular by Rick STein's TV series "French Odyssey".

6 night tour from $7,264 per person twin share*

The Manor Houses of Ireland with World Journeys

Tailor-made Journey

Wonderful stories of feuding dynasties, Gothic architecture, green lands, modern shopping and elegant streets all make Ireland a delight to visit!

9 night tour from $1,759 per person twin share*

Royal Garden Hotel London

New Year Special

Situated in central Kensington, the Royal Garden Hotel is minutes away from London's popular attractions. The rooms offer panoramic views of Kensington Palace and Gardens, Hyde Park or the city skyline. Savour some of the city's finest cuisine at the hotel's restaurants.

2 nights from $389