SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA & CIRCLE HAWAI’I CRUISE | 3.5-4 ★
TORONTO to SAN DIEGO
Experience the charming community of San Diego and the dramatic landscapes of the Hawaiian Islands in one unforgettable journey! Spend 11 nights at the Dana on Mission Bay, a secluded resort which also provides easy access to plenty of activities. Less than one mile from Mission Beach, Dana is the perfect jumping off point for sight-seeing and exploring the local dining scene. Enjoy on-site amenities including: complimentary WiFi, a fitness center, two heated outdoor pools with spa, bike rentals, a private marina and a complimentary shuttle to SeaWorld. Explore the local culture with your tour host and enjoy two included cultural excursions. Next, board a luxurious 17-night Holland America Circle Hawai’i cruise, onboard MS Eurodam. Indulge in gourmet cuisine and delve into the unique Hawaiian culture and spectacular tropical delights of the islands.
INCLUDES BREAKFAST DAILY & ALL MEALS ONBOARD CRUISE
San Diego | Hilo | Oahui | Maui | Kailua | Kona | Ensenada
• *Round-trip airfare
• Plaza Premium airport lounge pass**
• Airport transfers in country
• San Diego: 11 nights at The Dana on Mission Bay, in a deluxe bay view room, with breakfast daily
• Resort fee including complimentary WiFi, fitness centre, two heated outdoor pools with spa, daily housekeeping, free parking
• Two excursions, including: USS Military Midway Museum and San Diego Zoo
• Holland America Cruise: 17-night Circle Hawai’i sailing onboard MS Eurodam with meals
• All transfers and gratuities^^
• Merit Travel tour host^
The Dana on Mission Bay is less than one mile from Mission Beach with restaurants, bars, nightlife, shopping, boardwalk, and sight-seeing, six miles from the San Diego International Airport and Little Italy (Craft Beers and Innovative Cuisine), four miles from the University of San Diego and Old Town, seven miles from Downtown San Diego/Gaslamp Quarter District (restaurants, bars, nightlife, shopping), and the closest Hotel to SeaWorld with a complimentary shuttle offered. Enjoy on site amenities including two heated outdoor pools with spa, a restaurant, daily housekeeping, free WiFi, 24-hour access to fitness centre, on-site laundry facility and a market. There is a private marina with watersports and bicycle rentals available for you to explore the local area.
Holland America Line’s first Signature-class ship, MS Eurodam has recently received many exciting updates. Guests on this graceful ship can enjoy the full Music Walk™ experience, including Lincoln Center Stage, B.B. King’s Blues Club and Billboard Onboard. Explore onboard at a cooking class or hands-on workshop with America’s Test Kitchen, BBC Earth Experiences and a digital workshop powered by Windows®. Dine in your choice of specialty restaurants.
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Feb. 19, 2020 | TORONTO - SAN DIEGO
Board Air Canada flight 1887 departs Toronto 8:10 a.m. arrives San Diego 10:43 a.m. Upon arrival, meet your local representative and transfer to your hotel for check in.
Accommodation: The Dana on Mission Bay (11 nights)
Days 2 - 11 Feb. 20 to Feb. 29, 2020 | SAN DIEGO (B)
Enjoy your days at leisure in San Diego. Your Merit Travel tour host is available for suggestions on optional excursions.
Day 3 Feb. 22, 2020 | SAN DIEGO (B)
Included USS Midway Museum excursion:
Breakfast at hotel. Take a trip through American naval history with admission to the USS Midway Museum in San Diego. This enormous ship, known as the longest-serving aircraft carrier of the 20th century, now offers a range of interactive exhibits, a self-guided audio tour and numerous restored aircraft across its four-acre flight deck and sections below. It’s an essential piece of San Diego’s, and America’s military history.
Day 7 Feb. 26, 2020 | SAN DIEGO (B)
Included San Diego Zoo excursion:
The renowned San Diego Zoo Safari Park presents more than 3,500 animals roaming in large enclosures that replicate their natural habitat. Go on a safari adventure unlike any other outside Africa, with exhibits inspired by the African Serengeti and the Asian Savanna.
Day 12 Mar. 1, 2020 | SAN DIEGO-EMBARKATION (B,D)
After breakfast check-out and transfer to the pier to board your 17-night cruise onboard Holland America’s MS Eurodam. Ship sails at 5:00 p.m.
Accommodation: Onboard MS Eurodam (17 nights)
Below is information on your cruise itinerary and ports of call you will be visiting. Meals and gratuities are included onboard the cruise (B, L, D). Shore excursions are not included.
Days 13 - 17 Mar. 2 to 6, 2020 | AT SEA (B, L, D)
Day 18 Mar. 7, 2019 | HILO, HAWAI’I (B, L, D)
Arrives 8:00 a.m. Departs 6:00 p.m.
Day 18 Mar. 8, 2020 | OAHU (B, L, D)
Arrives 8:00 a.m.
Day 20 Mar. 09, 2020 | OAHU (B, L, D)
Departs 11:00 p.m.
Day 21 Mar. 10, 2020 | MAUI (B, L, D)
Arrives 8:00 a.m. Departs 11:00 p.m.
Day 22 Mar. 11, 2020 | KAILUA-KONA (B, L, D)
Arrives 8:00 a.m. Departs 6:00 p.m.
Mt. Kilauea (cruising)
Days 23 - 27 Mar. 12 to 16, 2020 | AT SEA (B, L, D)
Day 28 Mar. 17, 2020 | ENSENADA (B, L, D)
Arrives 2:00 p.m. Departs 10:00 p.m.
Day 29 Mar. 18, 2020 | DEPART SAN DIEGO - TORONTO (B)
Disembark Holland America’s MS Eurodam: The ship arrives in San Diego at 7:00 a.m. Disembark after breakfast, and transfer to the airport for your flight home. Air Canada flight 1886 departs San Diego at 11:45 a.m. arrives Toronto at 7:28 p.m.
*CDN$ pp. dbl. occ taxes and port fees included. Professional fee of $65 plus HST per booking is not included. Based on an interior stateroom Cat. J or similar. Single Supplement: $4,500. Upgrade to large outside stateroom Cat. D or similar: $600. Upgrade to a balcony stateroom Cat. VD or similar: $ 1400. Airfare available from most Canadian airports please enquire. *Plaza Premium airport lounge pass offered from Toronto & Vancouver airports only. **Gratuities are all included and prepaid onboard cruise. ***Minimum 15 participants required for a Merit Travel tour host.
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