Air Canada Vacations today unveiled its 2019 Europe Collection, which now adds vacations in Switzerland to the 153 vacation packages and 500 cruises being offered. The collection features guided tours, flight and hotel packages, restaurant tips, activities and other local gems.
"With this collection we partnered with local experts, searched high and low for authentic travel moments and provided numerous inclusions so that we can go beyond packaged vacations to offer effortless travel that lets our customers experience the European way of life," said Nino Montagnese, managing director at Air Canada Vacations. "We're also thrilled to partner with Ferreira Group who will share their delicious Portuguese culinary expertise with our customers, inspiring them to experience what we're calling a vacation for the taste buds."
Travellers on ACV's European vacations will enjoy the included activities and excursions, select meals, wine tastings, and ferry and private transfers. The vacations are also tailored to better meet individual travel styles: Independent Escapes for travellers looking for set itineraries with sightseeing at their leisure; Europe à la carte for truly tailor-made trips; Guided Tours; Cruises; Island Hopping and trips designed specifically for family fun.
New routes to Vienna and Bordeaux
The 2019 Europe Collection features newly added routes to Vienna and Bordeaux, and focuses on vacation packages to Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Ireland, Great Britain, France, Iceland, Croatia, Prague, Budapest and Switzerland. Trafalgar Guided Vacations, Contiki Guided Trips and newly added, Insight Guided Vacations are offered in combination with flights to bring customers more guided tour package options throughout Europe.
All packages come with round-trip flights from 63 Canadian cities aboard Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge. When booking with Air Canada Vacations, customers can benefit from one free checked bag per person.
Partnership with Ferreira Group
Air Canada Vacations partnered for the first time this year with Ferreira Group: esteemed gastronomic establishments bringing authentic Portuguese flavours to Montreal-based eateries for over 20 years. Through this exclusive partnership two distinct food-centric vacations have been created in collaboration with the Ferreira family and Patriarch Carlos Ferreira, and inspired by their food travel web series, Portugal Gourmand.