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Pasadena Rose Parade & Panama Canal Cruise

Departs: 12/29/2018 Returns: 1/19/2019

22 Days | All Airfare Included

Enjoy one of America's grandest parades and a spectacular cruise through the Panama Canal!

Daily Itinerary Items

Day 1 : California
Our tour begins with a comfortable flight to Los Angeles and transfer to the fabulous Warner Center Marriott Woodland Hills for a six-night stay.


Day 2 : Amazing Floats
Today we visit Pasadena and view up-close the hand-crafted floral floats in their final stages of preparation. We also visit Universal City Walk and gather together for a New Year's Eve party featuring dinner, wine, live music and a champagne! B,D


Day 3 : Warner Brothers
Get a behind-the-scenes look at movie magic on a Warner Brothers Studio VIP tour. Learn about what goes into the production of movies and television shows. B


Day 4 : Rose Parade
Enjoy reserved seating at the Tournament of Roses Parade. Take in the festivities with your complimentary souvenir seat cushion and program describing the floats, bands and equestrian units. B,L


Day 5 : Hollywood & Farmers Market
Today we are joined by a local guide for a tour of the famous Hollywood. Later we enjoy lunch and time for exploring at the Los Angeles Farmers Market. B,D


Day 6 : Free Day in L.A.
Today is open for personal exploration. Visit the city's famous landmarks, dine on their exceptional cuisine ,or relax at our luxurious hotel. Your Tour Director will be happy to help with arrangements. B


Day 7 : Norwegian Star
Today we board the spectacular Norwegian Star for a full transit cruise through the Caribbean and Panama Canal. B,D


Day 8 : At Sea
Acquaint yourself with the ship’s many deluxe amenities during these full days at sea. All meals are included aboard ship as well as a myriad of entertainment venues. B,L,D


Day 9 : Cabo San Lucas
Known as "The jewel of the Baja Peninsula" Cabo is famous for its sport fishing and high-end resorts. See their signature landmark El Arco, a stunning rock formation at the tip of Land’s End, try snorkeling or go wild on an ATV adventure. B,L,D


Day 10 : At Sea
A variety of daytime activities and evening entertainment will keep us busy during this full day at sea. B,L,D


Day 11 : Acapulco
The ideal location for shopping, swimming or relaxing on the beach. You may watch the famous La Quebrada cliff divers or visit a sea turtle sanctuary. B,L,D


Day 12 : At Sea
Enjoy the unique activities found aboard our floating resort including a casino, spa and many thrilling shows. B,L,D


Day 13 : Puerto Quetzal
Explore the bustling port city or travel to Antigua, where 17th century colonial architecture and Guatemalan history come alive. B,L,D


Day 14 : San Juan Del Sur
Encounter stunning landscapes, fascinating cultural treasures and intriguing history in Nicaragua. Excursions include the capital city of Managua, Lake Nicaragua boat tour and visit to Mombacho and Masaya Volcanoes. B,L,D


Day 15 : Puntarenas
Our full day in Costa Rica, provides opportunities to discover lush rain forests, botanical gardens and coffee plantations, and acclaimed hot springs. B,L,D


Day 16 : At Sea
Relax on deck or in comfortable lounges enjoying the sunshine off of the blue Pacific water en route to the Panama Canal. B,L,D


Day 17 : Panama Canal
We awake to one of history’s greatest engineering feats! Traversing the entire canal, we travel through three sets of locks and the continental divide, while raising and lowering nearly 85 feet in elevation. Highlights include Gaillard Cut Channel and Gatun Lake. B,L,D


Day 18 : Cartagena
We dock in Cartagena’s beautiful Old Town. Its fortress walls, cobblestoned streets and balconied houses remain as vivid reminders of its former colonialists. B,L,D


Day 19 - 20 : At Sea
Enjoy our last days aboard the Norwegian Star. B,L,D each day


Day 21 : Miami
Enjoy a sightseeing cruise around Biscayne Bay today. Offering the best views of Downtown Miami, we see the Port of Miami, Fisher Island, Miami Beach and Millionaire's Row, featuring homes of the rich and famous. This evening we reminisce at a Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner. B,D


Day 22 : Fly Home
We fly home with treasured memories of our wonderful vacation.


B - Breakfast; CB - Continental Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner; T - Tea

Additional Tour Information

Your Holiday Vacations Experience Includes
• All airfare, taxes & fuel surcharges
 All cruise port charges, government fees, taxes & fuel surcharges (minimum value of $773 per person)
• Holiday Vacations Tour Director
• Baggage handling at hotels
 $100 travel voucher for a future Holiday Vacations tour
• Souvenir Tournament of Roses Parade Program
• Souvenir Rose Pin & seat cushion


51 Excellent Meals Featuring
• Private New Year's Eve celebration with dinner, entertainment & champagne toast
• Holiday Vacations Farewell Dinner in Miami


All Accommodations
• 6 nights at the Warner Center Marriott Woodland Hills
• 1 night in Miami


Exclusive Cruise Ship Benefits
• 14 nights aboard the Norwegian Star
• All meals aboard ship with Anytime Dining


Ports of Call
• Cabo San Lucas, Mexico*
• Acapulco, Mexico
• Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala 
• San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua*
• Puntarenas, Costa Rica
• Cartagena, Colombia
*Denotes tender port


Attractions & Highlights
• Viewing of Rose Parade float construction
• Universal City Walk
• New Year’s Champagne Toast
• Warner Brothers Studio VIP tour
• Reserved grandstand seats at the Tournament of Roses Parade
• Guided Hollywood tour featuring Grauman’s Chinese Theatre and the Hollywood Walk of Fame
• Island Queen Millionaire’s Row Cruise

Additional fees applied by the cruise line are not included in your tour price. These fees include but are not limited to: daily service charge for cabin & wait staff, specialty restaurant cover charges and optional shore excursions.

Tour Pricing

Category - Occupancy Price (Per Person)
Airport Balcony - Double $6999
Airport Balcony - Single $11499
Airport Iniside - Double $5899
Airport Iniside - Single $8399
Airport Oceanview - Double $6399
Airport Oceanview - Single $9899

Final Payment Date: 9/26/2018

Guaranteed Airport Departure Cities

All tour prices include airfare from the guaranteed airports listed below. Additional cities, including flights from states not listed, are availible on request. Additional fees may apply. for more information, please call 1-800-826-2266 and one of our friendly Tour Consultants will be happy to assist.


TSA'S SECURE FLIGHT PROGRAM

The requirement to collect your date of birth, gender and full name as it appears on the government issued photo identification you will use on your tour is federally mandated by the Transportation Security Administration. TSA's privacy policy as well as additional details can be found at www.tsa.gov using the keywords Secure Flight.


Alabama

Birmingham

Arizona

Phoenix

Arkansas

Little Rock, Fayetteville

California

Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, San Francisco

Colorado

Denver

Connecticut

Hartford

District of Columbia

Washington D.C.

Florida

Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonvillle, Orlando, Tallahassee, Tampa/St. Petersburg, West Palm Beach

Georgia

Atlanta

Idaho

Boise

Illinois

Chicago, Moline/Quad Cities

Indiana

Indianapolis, Evansville, Fort Wayne, South Bend

Iowa

Des Moines, Cedar Rapids

Kansas

Wichita

Kentucky

Louisville, Lexington

Louisiana

New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Shreveport

Maryland

Baltimore

Massachusetts

Boston

Michigan

Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Saginaw

Minnesota

Duluth, Minneapolis/St.Paul, Rochester

Mississippi

Jackson, Gulfport/Biloxi

Missouri

St.Louis, Kansas City, Springfield/Branson

Montana

Billings, Bozeman, Missoula

Nebraska

Omaha, Lincoln

Nevada

Las Vegas

New Jersey

Newark

New Mexico/h4>

New York

New York City, Albany, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse

North Carolina

Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh/Durham

North Dakota

Fargo, Bismark, Grand Forks

Ohio

Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, Tulsa

Oregon

Portland

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Allentown, Harrisburg/Middleton, Pittsburgh

South Carolina

Charleston, Greenville/Spartanburg

South Dakota

Sioux Falls, Rapid City

Tennessee

Nashville, Knoxville, Memphis

Texas

Houston (IAH) George Bush InterContinental Airport, Austin, Dallas/Ft.Worth, San Antonio

Utah

Salt Lake City

Virginia

Norfolk, Richmond

Washington

Seattle/Tacoma, Spokane

West Virginia

Charleston

Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Appleton, Eau Claire, Green Bay, Madison, Central WI/Wausau/Mosinee


AIRFARE, TAXES, & FUEL SURCHARGES INCLUDED

Tour prices are guaranteed and include airfare, federal taxes, airport security charges, airline segment fees, airport passenger facility charges and fuel surcharges, if applicable. International airfare also includes applicable airport fees and taxes assessed by individual countries. Airline luggage fees are an additional charge and are payable directly to the airlines at check in.

AIRLINE SEATING

Seat assignments are controlled by the airline. We will no longer solicit requests and seating cannot be guaranteed by Holiday Vacations

AWARD MILES

PLease be advised that some commercial airlines offer reduced award miles to travelers booked on a group reservation. Holiday Vacations is happy to submit your frequent flyer number to the airlines, but makes no guarantee that full mileage will be awarded.

AIRPORT DEPARTURE CITIES

Departue cities are subject to change due to limited or discontined airline service. The availablility of airline seats may be limited from each departure city. Holiday Vacations reserves the right to provide ground transportation to or from a larger or alternate airport.

DEPARTURE FROM CITIES NOT LISTED

You may request a departure from a city not listed. Holiday's air department will determine the feasibility of your request and advise you of any additional cost, if applicable.

LAND ONLY PRICE

You may request a land only price. If the tour is purchased as land only, it will be your responsibility to meet the group at the arrival airport at the time designated by Holiday Vacations. If you prefer, you can join the tour at the first night's hotel. Taxi or other airport transfer costs are not included for independant arrival or departure.

Itinerary ID:51282076 | Tour Code: CRQH1229181
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