PILGRIMAGE TOUR TO ITALY
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Under spiritual guidance of Fr. Vijaya Bathineni, Associate Pastor of Holy Family, Medicine Hat, AB
Jul 07 – 15, 2019 – 9 days
CAD$3,390(Taxes & Tips Included) for Toronto departure
CAD$3,590 (Taxes & Tips Included) for Ottawa/Winnipeg/Halifax/Montreal departure
CAD$3,690 (Taxes & Tips Included) for Vancouver/Calgary/Windsor departure
ADD ON FLIGHT FROM OTHER CANADIAN CITIES AND LAND-ONLY OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE
Travel arrangements by QS Travel & Tours Inc. affiliate of Queen Syrena Travel Inc.
3055 Dundas St. W., #4, Mississauga, ON L5L 3R8. Tel. 905.412.3355 or 1-800-565-3619
July 07 Departure Toronto by direct flight to Rome.
July 08 Upon arrival we enjoy panoramic tour of the city including Forum Romanum and Colosseum. Dinner and overnight in Rome.
July 09 In the morning we get transferred to St. Peter’s Square, the Vatican. We have a guided tour of Vatican Museum, continue with a visit to St Peter’s Basilica. After Mass, we enjoy some free time in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Rome.
July 10 Full day in Rome. After morning Mass we visit major basilicas in the Holy City, including St. Paul Outside the Walls, St. Mary Major and St. John Lateran. Some free time by famous Trevi fountain. Late afternoon, transfer to Assisi for dinner and overnight.
July 11 After breakfast, we visit Assisi, the city of St. Francis, patron saint of Italy. The town of Assisi with its winding medieval streets and sacred shrines has been one of the most popular pilgrimage destinations. We visit the Lower Basilica housing the tomb of St Francis and the Upper Basilica with famous Giotto frescoes, illustrating scenes from St Francis life. We also visit Santa Maria Degli Angeli Basilica. Inside the Basilica we can see the Porziuncola, original stone chapel restored and frequently used by St. Francis and Chapel of Transition, small room in which St Francis died on October 3, 1226. Afternoon, transfer to Florence. Dinner & overnight in Florence.
July 12 After breakfast, our guided tour of Florence takes us to the church of Santa Croce, a visit to the basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazza Signora and Ponte Veccio. Afternoon, transfer to Milan. Dinner & overnight in Milan.
July 13 After breakfast, panoramic tour of Milan. It takes us to the Duomo, one of the biggest and grandest Gothic cathedrals in the world, Dominican convent Santa Maria delle Grazie La Scala Opera House and Basilica Saint Ambrogio one of the oldest churches in Milan. Mass. Transfer to Padua for dinner and overnight.
July 14 After breakfast, we visit Padua, one of the oldest cities in Italy with the renowned University of Padua, almost 800 years old and famous, among other things, for having had Galileo among its lecturers. The highlight of the day is a visit of the Basilica of Saint Anthony. Built immediately after the death of the Franciscan monk in 1231, Basilica has been one of the most popular pilgrimage destinations for people from all over the world. Continue to Venice, we relish the sights and sounds of this serene city including canal cruise by motor launch to St. Mark’s Square. We view the bridge of Sighs and Doge’s Palace. Dinner & overnight in Venice.
July 15 After breakfast, transfer Venice airport for our direct flight back to Toronto.
TOUR COST CA$3,390.00 INCLUDES:
- Air transportation.
- Hotel accommodation first class or superior tourist class based on double occupancy.
- 2 meals daily breakfast and dinner.
- All sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide.
- All tips in restaurants and hotels.
- Airport taxes, city taxes and tips to bus driver and guides
NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR:
-Meals not specified, insurance, documentation
-Single supplement $450.
HOW TO BOOK:
A non refundable deposit of $300.00 per person is required at time of booking. Insurance must be purchased at time of booking.
BALANCE OF PAYMENT
Balance due is payable 60 days prior to departure For late bookings /within 60 days/ full payment is due immediately.
If cancellation is necessary, please advise QS Travel & Tours immediately in writing. Cancellation charges are as follows:
60 days before departure ……………………………….$300.00 per person
Between 60 and 45 days before departure ………………. 50% of the total cost
45 days or less …………………………………… 100% of the total cost
IF YOU CHANGE YOUR BOOKING:
A $25 administration charge will be applied for changes you make to your booking outside the 60 days to departure period. Please note name changes are not allowed and such will be treated as cancellations.
IF QS TRAVEL & TOURS CHANGES YOUR BOOKING:
QS Travel & Tours will advise you of any change we feel significantly alters the holiday which you have purchased from us. Occasionally, changes might occur close to departure time. In such cases, you will be notified as early as possible. Due to circumstances beyond our control, the local tour operator may have to make last minute changes in hotel or schedule. We reserve the right to substitute any of the hotel with hotels in similar or better category. First class twin-bedded rooms with private facilities are used.
No refund or adjustment can be made for any portion of holiday not used.
GOOD VALUE AND EXPECTATIONS:
The Ministry of Consumer Relations requires that Ontarians traveling abroad be advised that they may encounter different living standards and practices than those at home.
QS Travel & Tours sells holidays from and returning to Toronto only. In the event of a change in our flight times, with or without notice, we cannot accept responsibility for any special connecting fares which you might purchase and which cannot be changed without penalty.
A valid Canadian passport is required for all visits outside of Canada. It is the sole responsibility of the passenger to ensure proper and valid documentation. Failure to provide valid documentation may result in denied boarding of the aircraft and cancellation of your flight arrangements without refund. If you are holding a passport other than Canadian, please contact QS Travel & Tours to determine whether or not a visa is required for entry into the country you will be visiting.
One piece of luggage of 23kg per person plus a carry-on-bag /weighting not more than 5 kg/
All flight times are subject to change with or without prior notice to the passengers or his/her agent. QS Travel & Tours does not accept liability for missed connection or any expenses resulting from an offschedule, rescheduled or late flight operations.
Prices in this brochure are given in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. Prices are correct at the time of going to press. In the event of any change beyond QS Travel & Tours control, including but not limited to increase in the price of fuel, currency fluctuations affecting our costs, or increases in government taxes or levies. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to surcharge the passenger/s up to 7% of a tour cost
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Cancellation, Medical, Baggage, Life.
- Up to age 59 $221.40
- 60-64 $239.76
- 65-69 $267.84
- 70-74 $312.12
Insurance rates subject to change any time.
Once purchased insurance premiums are not refundable.
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