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Magellan Travel conference 2014

Cathie and Brittany at the “Gatsby” Gala award night to wind up the Magellan travel conference…BIG congratulations to Brit on winning the national award for top consultant for highest Trafalgar tours sales!

A typical day in the Arctic with Quark Expeditions

Evergreen tours presents the “Emerald Sky”

Click on the video below for a “tour” of Evergreen’s Emerald Sky River boat

 

Club Med Bali 2014

Crandon has just returned from Club Med Bali and had a great time! It is a fantastic property with plenty to do and something for everyone from Archery to Day Spa’s and the “ZEN” pool and will suit couples, families and everyone in between, drop us a line or give us a call for the first hand details!DSCN2297

New Dubai Tourist Tax

 The Government of Dubai is introducing a Tourist tax on all hotels in Dubai effective 31 March 2014. This charge is paid locally;

Please find attached an important update on the introduction of the Tourism Dirham in Dubai effective 31 March 2014. 

The Tourism Dirham is a  new  minimal charge applied to guests staying in all hotels and hotel apartments in the Emirate of Dubai.  The small fee will be payable per room, per night and added to guests’ bills and collected at the hotel property at check‐out. 

The Tourism Dirham fee is effective from 31 March 2014 –  except for stays that commence prior to 1 June 2014 and have been paid for in full on or before 23 February 2014

The Fees and approx $AUD conversions are as follows: 

  • AED 20.00 (AUD      $6) PER ROOM PER NIGHT for stays in 5 star hotels and deluxe hotel apartments.
  • AED 15.00 (AUD      $4.50) PER ROOM PER NIGHT for stays in 4 star hotels, superior hotel apartments and deluxe holiday homes.
  • AED 10.00 (AUD      $3) PER ROOM PER NIGHT for stays in 3 star hotels, standard hotel apartments and standard holidays homes.

This tax is to be paid by the GUESTS directly at the hotel before the end of their stay.

Cathie Rice Travel Talk

Please click on the link below for Cathie’s latest Travel Talk!!

This week Cathie talks about a great special from Viking River Cruises

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Astor Weekend Escape December 2013

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Cathie Rice Travel staff have just returned from the weekend escape on the Astor cruise ship, we believe this is a great small ship cruise experience with something for everyone!

Food was fantastic, as was the entertainment and right throughout the ship it was spotlessly clean!

It will be based in Fremantle for the summer cruise season with various itineraries running right through until 31st March before it returns to the UK, it will be back for another season in late 2014.

There are a variety of lounges and bars plus public areas to relax and unwind and take in all the views!

Our staff have all experienced and are fully trained on this product, contact us now for full details or to reserve your place!

Photos below are of Category 12 Premium Suite Oceanview

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Astor Weekend escape

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Cathie Rice Travel staff have just returned from the weekend escape on the Astor cruise ship, we believe this is a great small ship cruise experience with something for everyone!

It will based in Fremantle for the summer cruise season with various itineraries running right through until 31st March before it returns to the UK, it will be back for another season in late 2014.

There are a variety of lounges and bars plus public areas to relax and unwind and take in all the views!

Our staff have all experienced and are fully trained on this product, contact us now for full details or to reserve your place!

 

Astor cruising from Fremantle!

Cathie Rice Travel’s staff will be inspecting and experiencing the Astor cruise ship this weekend which is basing itself in Fremantle for the summer cruise season, please feel free to contact any of the team next week for a first hand report or if you are interested in any of the itineraries on this fantastic ship!

Travel Vouchers

Stuck for a present? Why not go with a Cathie Rice Travel voucher and give the gift of travel. Valid for an entire year, they can be redeemed for any travel experience at Cathie Rice Travel.

Flights, accommodation, tours, travel insurance – you name it.

 

 

Travel Insurance now available here on our website!

Cathie Rice Travel is excited to announce that you can now purchase your travel insurance instantly on our website!

Click on the Travel Insurance button on our homepage follow the prompts and in a few easy steps you will have your quote!

Please Note – If you are over 75 or have any pre existing medical conditions our staff are still available to assist with your insurance quote’s either over the phone or in our office.

Please click on the contact us button for any further queries.

 

What Is TravelSIM?

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What you want when you travel.
TravelSIM makes it easy and affordable to connect with the people, information and services that you want while you’re travelling overseas.

TravelSIM is a pre-paid international roaming service that gives you easy phone access from your mobile in over 190 countries around the world. Plus, you stay 100% in control of your usage and costs, so there’s no bill shock when you get home.

Contact the team now for more details!