Imperial Heritage 2020

Imperial Heritage 2020


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Dates & Prices

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Book early and save $100 per couple on 2020 Vacations

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Book early and save $100 per couple on 2020 Vacations

Book early and save $100 per couple on 2020 Vacations

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Book a 2020 Cosmos vacation (excluding Cosmos Lite) to receive the $100 per couple ($50 per person) discount on the land price. Plus receive our AffordableTours.com everyday savings.
Combinable with all other applicable promotions.
Must Book By Tue, Oct 22, 2019
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Book a 2020 Cosmos vacation (excluding Cosmos Lite) to receive the $50 per person discount on the land price. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between June 5 and October 22, 2019 for travel in 2020. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit WITHIN the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Not applicable to custom tours. Combinable with all other applicable promotions. Applies to new 2020 bookings only and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time.

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Save $200 per couple on air-inclusive Europe vacations

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Receive $200 off per couple ($100 off per person) on select January thru August 2020 air-inclusive Europe vacations (excluding Escapes by Globus, Cosmos Lite and Oberammergau vacations) in economy class from a US or Canada point of origin. Plus receive our AffordableTours.com everyday savings.
Combinable with all applicable land promotions.
Must Book By Mon, Oct 28, 2019
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*Receive $100pp off select January thru August 2020 Globus or Cosmos air-inclusive Europe vacations (excluding Escapes by Globus, Cosmos Lite and Oberammergau vacations) in economy class from a US or Canada point of origin. Must be booked, under deposit and discount applied between September 10 - October 28, 2019 for travel between January 1 and August 31, 2020. Not applicable to instant purchase air. Combinable with all applicable land promotions. Discount will apply to the per person air price and is non-transferable. An additional $300 non-refundable deposit is required for air booked in conjunction with a land vacation. Once ticketed, airline reservations subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket price; air tickets may not be eligible for frequent flyer mileage/point accrual; stopover costs are additional; pre-assigned seating is limited and may not be available for all flight segments. Promotional discounts do not carry forward on changed air bookings however other promotions at time of change may be available. We reserve the right to ticket passengers upon receipt of full land and air deposit. Additional airline fees for baggage may apply; visit www.iflybags.com for more details. Additional restrictions apply; see our Travel Terms & Conditions for details. Air tickets are non-commissionable. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Offer is available from participating GFOB offices only. Offer is in US dollars. CST#2017032-20. PRMY164

Young Travelers Save 10%

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Young travelers ages 8-17 receive a 10% discount on the land only portion of their vacation, plus as always receive our AffordableTours.com extra savings.
Must Book By Tue, Dec 31, 2019
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To receive the Young Traveler discount, the age of the traveler must qualify at start date of the vacation. Does not apply to custom groups. Discount is applicable to any accommodation. Additional restrictions may apply.

Up to $500 Welcome Back Credit for Repeat Travelers

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Up to $500 Welcome Back Credit for Repeat Travelers

Up to $500 Welcome Back Credit for Repeat Travelers

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Each time you travel on a Globus family of brands vacation (Cosmos, Globus, Avalon or Monograms) from 2019 onward you can earn up to $250 per person ($500 per couple) Welcome Back Credit to use towards your next vacation, plus as always our AffordableTours.com additional savings. There will be some select exceptions to the credit, including Escapes by Globus, Oberammergau, Monograms City Get-a-ways, Private Touring and any heavily discounted programs like Avalon Suite Rewards. Please see the list below for your potential credit amount listed per person.

  • Spend $2499 or less and receive $100 credit
  • Spend $2500 - $3499 and receive $150 credit
  • Spend $3500 - $4499 and receive $200 credit
  • Spend $4500 & Over and receive $250 credit
Combinable with all applicable consumer promotions except those with any Globus family of brands special discount programs of the vacation price.
Must Book By Tue, Dec 31, 2019
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The Welcome Back Credit will be awarded upon completion in 2019 onward of Globus family of brands vacations. Credit amount can only be applied to the land/cruise or cruise only portion of a new Globus family of brands vacation (excluding Escapes by Globus, 2020 Oberammergau, select Cosmos tours, Monograms City Getaways, and Custom/Charter vacations). Credit amount is per person and must be redeemed for a future vacation with a deposit within 2 years from date of credit issue. Bookings can be made by contacting your preferred travel agent. Passenger name or past invoice number is required to redeem the credit. Combinable with all applicable consumer promotions except those with any Globus family of brands special discount programs of the vacation price. Credit is not redeemable for cash, non-refundable deposit, airfare, transfers, travel insurance, prepaid gratuities, pre/post nights, or optional excursions and is non-transferrable. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Valid for all participating Globus family of brands offices. Additional restrictions may apply.

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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Austria , Germany , Hungary , Slovakia

Tour Itinerary

Join us for a royal adventure through the historic sites of Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, and Germany! This affordable tour of Europe takes you to some of the continent’s most legendary sites, including a Danube river cruise through Austria’s stunning Wachau Valley from Krems to Spitz. The tour of Imperial Europe begins in Budapest—called the “Pearl of the Danube.” Explore the Hungarian capital with its treasure trove of architectural wonders with a guided city tour. Travel through Slovakia, stopping in Old Town Bratislava, on your way to Austria. Spend two glorious days in Vienna, the “City of Music”—with guided sightseeing of its enchanting city center with its iconic sites. Enjoy an orientation in Salzburg, the exquisite city of Mozart’s birth. Experience more stunning sights on your way to Munich, with a visit to the storybook site of King Ludwig’s Neuschwanstein Castle. You’ll tour the lavish halls inside this inspiration of Disney’s Magic Kingdom, with stories of the King’s descent into madness. Your European vacation ends with two fascinating days in Munich. Tour the Marienplatz (Main Square) catch a Glockenspiel performance on the tower of the new Town Hall, or relax in a traditional Biergarten for a stein or two of classic German beer. Your value-minded tour of Hungary, Vienna, and Germany through some of Europe’s favorite destinations is an imperial experience not to be missed!

Day 1: ARRIVE IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY.
Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to start exploring. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers. (D)

Day 2: BUDAPEST.
Budapest is a treasure trove of architectural wonders, from Gothic to Baroque; Neoclassical to Art Nouveau, but also full of history, a food capital and surprisingly rich in thermal waters. Discover all of this and more during the guided city tour this afternoon, then maybe join our evening optional excursion. (B)

Day 3: BUDAPEST–BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA–VIENNA, AUSTRIA.
Journey northwest and cross the border into neighboring Slovakia. Stop in Bratislava, its intriguing capital on the banks of the Danube, to explore the medieval Old Town. Continue west and enter Austria, arriving in magical Vienna.
Today’s Distance: 191 mi/ 308 km (B,D)

Day 4: VIENNA.
Enjoy two full days in one of Europe’s most beloved capitals. Join the included city sightseeing tour for a great introduction to the major sights: the State Opera, Parliament, the ornate Rathaus (Town Hall), and views of the Hofburg Imperial Palace from Heroes’ Square. You’ll have plenty time to discover Vienna on your own, or choose from our wonderful selection of optional excursions. (B daily)

Day 5: VIENNA.
Enjoy two full days in one of Europe’s most beloved capitals. Join the included city sightseeing tour for a great introduction to the major sights: the State Opera, Parliament, the ornate Rathaus (Town Hall), and views of the Hofburg Imperial Palace from Heroes’ Square. You’ll have plenty time to discover Vienna on your own, or choose from our wonderful selection of optional excursions. (B daily)

Day 6: VIENNA–DANUBE RIVER CRUISE–SALZBURG.
From Krems, situated along the banks of the Danube and surrounded by hills and vineyards, marvel at the stunning scenery as you embark your ship for a delightful DANUBE RIVER CRUISE through the legendary Wachau Valley to Spitz. You might enjoy an optional excursion to visit the magnificent Benedictine Melk Abbey. Upon arrival in Salzburg, see some of the highlights of the historical center, including the Domplatz, the Festival Hall with the former Horse Trough, and, of course, the charming Getreidegasse, where Mozart was born!
Today’s Distance: 202 mi/ 325 km (B)

Day 7: SALZBURG.
Today is free to do as you please! Whether you’re interested in food, music, or history, your Tour Director can help you arrange independent activities or join one of our exciting optional excursions. (B,D)

Day 8: SALZBURG–NEUSCHWANSTEIN, GERMANY–MUNICH.
Depart Salzburg and travel into the heart of the Bavarian Alps for a guided visit of the world’s most famous fairytale castle: King Ludwig II’s incomparable NEUSCHWANSTEIN, inspiration behind Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle. Wander through the lavish apartments and staterooms, and hear the legends about what drove King Ludwig “mad.” Afterward, continue to Munich, Germany’s “Secret Capital,” where you’ll spend two nights.
Today’s Distance: 211 mi/ 340 km (B)

Day 9: MUNICH.
Join the city orientation that includes Marienplatz, the beautiful main square. You might like to do some souvenir shopping, watch the mesmerizing Glockenspiel performance atop the new Town Hall, or relax at one of the many Beergardens to sample Germany’s famous beer! (B)

Day 10: MUNICH.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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Inclusions

September 11, 18 & 25 Departures – Oktoberfest
November 27 & December 4 Departures – Include visits to Budapest, Vienna, Salzburg, and the Munich Christmas markets

Sightseeing & Activities:

BUDAPEST
Guided sightseeing

BRATISLAVA
Visit

VIENNA
Guided sightseeing

DANUBE CRUISE
(except departures November 27 & December 4)

SALZBURG
Visit

NEUSCHWANSTEIN
Guided visit of King Ludwig’s castle

MUNICH
Orientation, see MarienplatzTouring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi; Danube cruise (except departures November 27 & December 4)

Meals:
Buffet breakfasts daily; 3 dinners


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Accommodations

Prices are per person based on double room occupancy.

Single room supplement:
$490-$1,080

No triple room reduction.

Additional accommodations before or after your tour may be available.

Budapest: Hotel Mercure Castle Hill
Vienna: NH Belvedere
Vienna: Star Inn Schoenbrunn
Salzburg: Austria Trend Salzburg West
Munich: Ibis Munich City Arnulfpark

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

Cosmos Tours Customer Reviews

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Ratings based off 3940 reviews about Cosmos Tours. Currently showing 15 reviews with comments only.
By Edward M on Sep 29, 2019

The tour guide was friendly and very knowledgeable and informative. She made the trip very pleasurable.

By Josefina N on Sep 22, 2019

Our tour director Deborah is exceptional. She knows the culture and history of places visited inside and out. She made sure that the group is comfortable and well-informed of schedules. Our driver Lee is excellent. He is professional and very skillful in his job. Thumbs up to both of them.

By Flordeliza A on Sep 22, 2019

My husband and I appreciate the hard work of the people from Cosmos. Everything was well planned. Our tour director, Debra stayed with us up to the last hour of the tour. We enjoyed this tour so much. We are looking forward to another tour with Affordable Tours.

By Cesar R on Sep 17, 2019

The tour was very complete. It included all the places I wanted to visit. It was extremely well organized. The Tour Director was very professional and didn't miss one detail. The guides were knowledgeable. It was a fantastic experience and I can't wait to book my next tour with Cosmos.

By Judith D on Sep 11, 2019

Our guide was very professional and our bus driver outstanding. Our driver was courteous, always polite and very helpful getting on and off the bus.

By Marilyn M on Sep 04, 2019

I would recommend this trip to anyone. Clyde, our tour guide was knowledgeable and kept things running smoothly. David, our driver was excellent also. I very much enjoyed the whole trip.

By Charles S on Sep 02, 2019

Everything was up to expectations our tour director was outstanding.

By Cheresse R on Aug 25, 2019

I thought the tour guides you had on staff were amazing. It really made the tour great. Everything was very clear and made me comfortable. I plan on using your services again soon.

By Yedidia W on Aug 13, 2019

Everything was to my expectations and more. Especially the tour guide: knowledgeable, precise (time wise) and considerate.

By Sarah O on Jul 30, 2019

tour guide, Keenan and driver Gerry made the trip very enjoyable. 

By George M on Jul 30, 2019

The tour director George was very good, and helpful. He help make the trip a good experience.

By Flora Y on Jul 19, 2019

From the beginning to the end this trip was superb!! Our agent was always helpful and knowledgeable of the land we were visiting. Her responses to my questions were very timely. I'm so excited to book our next trip and will use and recommend this company here on in!! Thank you for a job well done!

By Mary L on Jul 19, 2019

We had a wonderful trip. We were lucky to have beautiful weather and the tour guide and driver were fantastic. Can't wait for the next adventure.

By Sandra B on Jul 12, 2019

Tour Guide was very knowledgeable, friendly, and courteous. The driver was so nice and helpful and a very good driver. He kept the bus spotless and very helpful with luggage. They both made the tour so enjoyable!


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