Amsterdam’s Tulips & The British Isles

21 Day Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday with $4000 Bonus Value including Hotel Stays, Exclusive Package Savings & More

Deal Code: MC-99225

from $... per person
Book by September 30, 2021

Your 21 Day Fly, Stay & Cruise Holiday Includes

Flights
Economy Flights to Amsterdam Returning From London

Your Amsterdam City Stay
Bonus 2 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the City of Amsterdam

Your 8 Day Luxury Avalon River Cruise
8 Day Relaxed Luxury River Cruise from Amsterdam in a Deluxe Stateroom
Gourmet Onboard Dining with Seasonal & Locally Sourced A la Carte Menus
Regional Wine & Beer with Lunch & Dinner
Specialty Onboard Entertainment
Complimentary Wifi Onboard
On Shore Excursions with Expert Guides
Bonus Onboard Gratuities (valued at $708)
Onboard Port Taxes & Charges
Bonus transfer from Amsterdam Cruise Port to Airport

Your Southampton City Stay
One Way Economy flight from Amsterdam to London
Bonus Transfer from London Airport to Southampton Hotel
Bonus 1 Night Hotel Stay to Explore the city of Southampton

Your 10 Night British Isles Cruise
10 Night British Isles Cruise onboard Norwegian Dawn
Onboard Dining Across A Range Of Complimentary Venues
Onboard Entertainment including Live Music & Performances
Bonus Onboard Beverage Package with Cocktails, Spirits, Wine, Beer & Soft Drinks
Bonus Onboard Specialty Dining Package
Bonus Onboard Wifi Package
Bonus Shore Excursion Credit
Bonus Onboard Prepaid Gratuities (valued at $367)
All Onboard Port Taxes & Charges
Bonus Transfer Southampton Port to London Airport

Bonus Low Deposit from $999 pp*
Bonus My Cruises Holiday Savings

General Sail Date Information
River Cruise departs on 06 May 2023
Ocean Cruise departs on 14 May 2023

Day 1 – 2: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Welcome to Amsterdam! A city that has been constructed entirely on stakes to sit above the cities water level. The Anne Frank House, The Hague, and a Delft Blue Pottery Factory are merely a few of the sights that await your arrival in this beautifully eclectic city.

Day 3: Amsterdam, Netherlands

After a leisurely start to the day , embark your 8 day Luxury Avalon River Cruise.

Day 4: Rotterdam, Netherlands

Admire the bold modern architecture intermixed with classic 18th and 19th-century buildings. Rotterdam is the second-largest city in the Netherlands and it was completely rebuilt after WWII. As the largest port in the world, this city will draw you in with inspiring sights.

Day 5: Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp for its centuries-old Diamond District houses thousands of diamond traders, cutters, and polishers. Antwerp’s Flemish Renaissance architecture is typified by the Grote Markt, a central square in the old town.

Day 6: Ghent, Belgium

Known for its medieval architecture Ghent is a vibrant city with a fascinating cultural cocktail brimming with trendy, modern urban life. This stunning port is home to 12th-century Gravensteen castle and the Graslei, a row of guildhalls beside the Leie river harbor. To truly experience Ghent, one must sit in one of the many cafés along the Graslei or Korenlei and sip on a strong Belgium beer or well-made coffee.

Day 7: Middelburg, Netherlands

One of the oldest towns in the Netherlands, Middelburg was a thriving hub of international trade being perfectly positioned for the Dutch and Indian trade routes during the Dutch Golden Age. Today, the remains of this legacy are evident in its national monuments, historic buildings, and shipyards, along with cultural institutions that arose from the city’s artistic and scientific developments that occurred during its most prosperous era.

Day 8: Willemstad, Netherlands

Willemstad is a fortified village located in Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. With so many hidden gems a visit to Willemstad for its beautiful streets and buildings or to discover other attractions is an absolute must-do.

Day 9: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Day at leisure to explore the delights of Amsterdam. Overnight on board

Day 10: Amsterdam to Southampton, England

Fly from Amsterdam to London today and be transferred to Southampton where you will enjoy a one night stay in this bustling city, home to the SeaCity Museum, with an interactive model of the Titanic. Nearby, Southampton City Art Gallery specialises in modern British art. Solent Sky Museum features vintage aircraft like the iconic Spitfire. Tudor House & Garden displays artifacts covering over 800 years of history, including a penny-farthing bike.

Day 11: Southampton, England

Embark your cruise on Norwegian Dawn today and sail out of the UK’s number one cruise port.

Day 12: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ship’s activities can be found in the vessel’s daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 13: Edinburgh (Newhaven Port), Scotland

Welcome to the capital of Scotland! This hilly city boasts a preserved, medieval Old Town and an invigorating Georgian New Town with stunning gardens. Edinburgh Castle keeps watching over the city, withholding Scotland’s crown jewels and the Stone of Destiny which is used in the coronation of Scottish rulers. A must-visit is Calton Hill, topped with historic memorials and monuments.

Day 14: Invergordon, Scotland

A popular port of call, Invergordon combines a superb natural setting of mountains, tumbling waterfalls, rushing rivers, magnificent gardens, and serene lochs—including Loch Ness and its famous resident. Some must-sees include the castles Dunrobin and Cawdor (reportedly Macbeth’s castle), the flower displays of Beauly, Culloden Battlefield, Shin Falls, Inverness, and Glenmorangie Distillery.

Day 15: Kirkwall, Scotland

In Kirkwall join the cruise team to visit Skaill House a 17th-century mansion with the best-preserved prehistoric village in Europe in its grounds. Whiskey fans must visit Highlands Park, the most Northerly Whiskey distillery in the world for a tasting of the unique Whiskey and a tour of the distillery.

Day 16: Belfast, Northern Ireland (United Kingdom)

Explore Belfast’s cultural quarters—the Cathedral Quarter, the Gaeltacht Quarter, the Queen’s Quarter, and the Titanic Quarter—the former linen and shipbuilding epicenter. Here, where the Titanic was so carefully built, you can see beautifully restored Victorian architecture. Enjoy the true Irish experience at the lively waterfront, which is a friendly hub of live music, overflowing pubs, and modern art.

Day 17: Liverpool, England

With a history that dates back more than 800 years, Liverpool has been a major port for centuries. The awe-inspiring architecture and amazing restaurants are just the beginning of this exciting city. The art scene is probably best known for the Beatles, and you can visit where it all began for them. The amazing galleries, theatres, and museums make Liverpool a cultural capital.

Day 18: Dublin, Ireland

Dublin is thought to be almost a thousand years old, but the city has transitioned seamlessly into the 21st century. Must-do’s include Trinity College, St. Stephen’s Green Park, Newgrange, Dublin Castle, the National Museum of Ireland, and the James Joyce Cultural Centre. No visit to Dublin would be complete without a pint of Guinness on a relaxing afternoon.

Day 19: Cork (Cobh), Ireland

Ireland’s third-largest city is a wonderful walking city built on the River Lee. Visit St. Finn Barre’s Cathedral, a wonderful, triple-spired example of French-gothic architecture, and spend some time in The Old Gaol, where original 19th-century cells tell some fascinating tales.

Day 20: Portland, England

Located along the English Channel, Portland is divided into two areas: north and south. The south end is where extensive stone quarries lie, a resource important to the region. Unique to the city is the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, which hosts world sailing championships.

Day 21: Southampton , England

As you disembark from Norwegian Dawn for the last time, farewell your newfound friends and fly home or ask us about our flexible flights & extend your stay.

Enjoy an Oceanview Stateroom Onboard Norwegian Dawn from only $699 per person

Enjoy a Balcony Stateroom on Norwegian Dawn & a Panorama Suites with Open Air Balcony on your River Cruise from only $1999 per person

Travel based on River Cruise Departure 6 May 2023 & Ocean Cruise Departure on 14 May 2023

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. ^Flexible Booking Conditions:  At any time prior to the due date of your second deposit, you have the option to: 1. Change your departure dates OR 2. Cancel your booking, in which case My Cruises will hold all funds paid in the form of a credit; which can used for a future booking with My Cruises.  Changes made after the second deposit payment are subject to standard cancellation terms & conditions. Departure date changes are subject to availability & blackout dates. No refund will be given if you are not able to change your departure date as a result of alternate dates not being available. Your My Cruises Specialist will provide further details at time of booking.  Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Please note – onboard benefits valued at has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.
Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.

Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.

China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.

For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.

** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at time of booking.

Highlights

River Cruise Line: Avalon Waterways
Ship:
Avalon 
Departs:
Amsterdam, Netherlands
River Sail Date:  
6 May 2023

Ocean Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
Ship: Norwegian Dawn
Departs: Southampton, England
Ocean Sail Date: 14 May 2023

Countries Visited: Netherlands, Belgium, England, Northern Ireland,

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