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Tour Newsletter Dated March 2, 2015

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Dear Vacations To Go Customer,

In today's newsletter I'll cover independent vacation packages, offered by many of our tour operators. These independent getaways are a terrific option for people who want to explore a destination without groups or guides but still take advantage of the group buying power of the tour operators.

Independent vacations include accommodations in one or more cities (in centrally located, quality hotels), transportation between cities and air tickets in some cases. Half-day sightseeing tours, public transportation passes and entry fees to attractions might be covered as well. Many independent trips also include the services of a local representative who can answer questions and give advice about what to see and do during your stay.

You'll enjoy the convenience of a prepackaged vacation, but you'll still have plenty of free time to spend each day as you like.

For a list of independent itineraries in -- or originating in -- one of the world's great cities, click the name below.

Amsterdam, Holland
Athens, Greece
Auckland, New Zealand
Bangkok, Thailand
Barcelona, Spain
Beijing, China
Berlin, Germany
Budapest, Hungary
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cairns, Australia
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dublin, Ireland
Edinburgh, Scotland
Florence, Italy
Geneva, Switzerland
Hanoi, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Hong Kong, China
Istanbul, Turkey
Kyoto, Japan
Lima, Peru
London, England
Madrid, Spain
Milan, Italy
Munich, Germany
Paris, France
Prague, Czech Republic
Reykjavik, Iceland
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rome, Italy
Santiago, Chile
Shanghai, China
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Sorrento, Italy
Sydney, Australia
Tokyo, Japan
Venice, Italy
Vienna, Austria

Here are this week's Top 20 Tours. All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability.

1) Bavarian Highlights, 9 days with Globus. Begins and ends in Munich with stops in Regensburg, Nuremberg and Oberammergau. Save 10%. Starting at $2,039. Departures from April 18 through September 19, 2015.

2) Costa Rica & Panama Discovery, 13 days with Intrepid Travel. Begins in San Jose and ends in Panama City with stops in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Boquete and Santa Catalina. Starting at $1,195. Departures from March 17, 2015 through December 27, 2016.

3) Mystical Ireland, 8 days with CIE Tours. Begins in Dublin and ends in Shannon with visits to Belfast, the Giant's Causeway and Donegal. Save 5%. Starting at $1,292. Departures from March 21 through May 28, 2015.

4) The Picturesque Rhine Valley, 6 days with CroisiEurope. Begins and ends in Frankfurt with stops in Mainz, Andernach and Braubach. Companion saves 50%. Starting at $1,296. Departs May 21 and June 24, 2015.

5) Spain Panorama, 8 days with Keytours. Begins and ends in Madrid with stops in Toledo, Granada and Seville. Save $200 per couple. Starting at $1,425. Departures from March 20 through November 20, 2015.

6) Irish Highlights, 8 days with Brendan Vacations. Begins and ends in Dublin with stops in Waterford, Killarney and Galway. Save up to 5%. Starting at $1,495. Departures from April 11 through October 24, 2015.

7) A China Experience, 10 days with Wendy Wu Tours. Begins in Shanghai and ends in Beijing with visits to Wuzhen, the Terra Cotta Warriors of Xian and the Great Wall of China. Starting at $1,940. Departures from March 21 through November 21, 2015.

8) Great British Cities, 9 days with CIE Tours. Begins in London and ends in Edinburgh with visits to Leeds Castle, Cambridge and St. Andrews. Save $300 per couple. Starting at $1,980. Departures from June 19 through October 23, 2015.

9) Vietnam, Cambodia & the Riches of the Mekong, 8 days with AmaWaterways. Begins in Siem Reap and ends in Ho Chi Minh City with visits to Kampong Chhnang, Phnom Penh and Sa Dec. Save $1,000 to $2,500 per couple. Starting at $2,299. Departures from April 20, 2015 through January 4, 2016.

10) Highlights of Poland, 11 days with Insight. Begins in Krakow and ends in Warsaw with visits to Zakopane, Auschwitz and Poznan. Save up to 5%. Starting at $2,367. Departures from April 23 through October 1, 2015.

11) 10 Day Vesuvius Tour, 10 days with Perillo Tours. Begins in Rome and ends in Florence with stops in Naples, Pompeii and Venice. Travelers ages 11 and under save $1,000 to $1,800 per person. Starting at $2,890. Departures from March 19 through December 3, 2015.

12) Europe's Rivers & Castles, 8 days with AmaWaterways. Travels between Luxembourg and Nuremberg with stops in Bernkastel, Mainz and Wurzburg. Save $500 to $1,500 per couple. Starting at $2,899. Departures from July 28 through November 3, 2015.

13) Canada's Rockies and Rocky Mountaineer, 8 days with Trafalgar. Begins in Calgary and ends in Vancouver with stops in Jasper, Banff and Kamloops. Save up to 5%. Starting at $3,298. Departures from May 11 through September 21, 2015.

14) The Classic Summer Voyage Roundtrip, 12 days with Hurtigruten. Begins and ends in Bergen with stops in Trondheim, the Lofoten Islands and Kirkenes. Save up to 25%. Starting at $3,652. Departures from June 1 through August 31, 2015.

15) Columbia & Snake Rivers, 8 days with American Queen Steamboat Company. Travels between Clarkston and Portland with stops in The Dalles, Stevenson and Astoria. Companion cruises for free. Starting at $3,795. Departures from April 5 through November 8, 2015.

16) A Week In... Spain, 8 days with Tauck. Begins in Barcelona and ends in Madrid with stops in Granada, Andalucia and Seville. Receive economy airfare for $1,090 per person or business airfare for $3,490 per person. Starting at $3,990. Departures from April 5 through August 30, 2015.

17) Gardens of the River, 8 days with American Queen Steamboat Company. Begins in New Orleans and ends in Memphis with stops in Oak Alley, Vicksburg and Helena. Companion cruises for free. Starting at $3,999. Departs May 23, 2015.

18) Portugal's River of Gold, 10 days with Viking River Cruises. Begins in Lisbon and ends in Porto with stops in Regua, Barca d'Alva and Salamanca. Companion cruises and flies for free. Starting at $4,149. Departures from March 24 through December 25, 2015.

19) Splendors of Northern Italy, Venice, Florence & Rome, 13 days with Uniworld. Begins in Venice and ends in Rome with stops in Padua, Verona and Florence. Save $2,500 per couple off the air-inclusive price. Starting at $6,699. Departs May 10, 24 & 31 and June 7 & 14, 2015.

20) Alaska's Coastal Grizzlies: Kodiak to Katmai, 7 days with Natural Habitat Adventures. Begins and ends in Kodiak with visits to Pillar Mountain, Hallo Bay and Katmai. Starting at $7,995. Departures from June 15 through August 26, 2015.

Customers in the US and Canada can call us toll-free at 800-680-2858. For a list of our other toll-free numbers worldwide, click here.

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Please email me your comments, suggestions and questions at alanfox@tourvacationstogo.com and I will respond the same day.

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Alan Fox
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