Road & Rail

Road & rail: Busabout turns 21, new bike tours, Canadian rail sale + more!

All aboard our latest Road & Rail wrap! Stay tuned next week to see if we have fully exhausted our train jokes (we have).

Deal Blasts – Colombia Cycling

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Immerse your senses in the aromatic Colombian countryside on this 13 day cycling tour around the coffee capital of South America.

Leaving the tarmac behind for two wheels, begin your 13 day adventure with a cycling tour of the capital, Bogota, before embarking toward the Colombian countryside.

Cycling routes from the famous Vuelta a Colombia, expect to see, feel and taste authentic Colombian hospitality as you coast along the sugar cane fields and vineyards along the Cauca river. When venturing through Colombia’s richest coffee region toward Buenavista, you’ll have the chance to explore the local life and taste some of the best coffee South America has to offer.

Climbing deeper into the Colombian countryside, you’ll be traversing some of the most exhilarating windy roads, whilst soaking up the authentic Colombian scenery rarely found in the capital.

The tour includes all accommodation, all transport, tour leader, bikes & vehicle support, all listed activities, all breakfasts and 11 dinners.

All bookings are now made direct with our expert Australia based reservations team.

AU – SAVE $210 on Exodus Travels’ “Cycling Colombia” adventure departing on the 9th of November 2019.

NZ – SAVE $220 on Exodus Travels’ “Cycling Colombia” adventure departing on the 9th of November 2019.

Busabout Turns 21 and is giving Agents Every Reason to Celebrate 

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21 years ago, Busabout’s first coach hit the road and began the Hop-on Hop-off network revolution. Since then Busabout, the flexible travel experts, have expanded further and created innovative Adventures, Festivals and Sailing trips to help travellers create their own adventure across Europe, Asia and newly launched USA.

Agents can get in on the action with Busabout’s 21 Day giveaway! Every booking made between March 21 and April 10 goes into the draw to win an epic prize every single day. Agents must register and also be a member of Busabout’s Facebook group Busabout Shoutabout. A new prize will be revealed each day on Busabout Shoutabout along with a vintage brochure cover.

In addition to this incentive, Busabout is launching three epic deals for clients!

  • Save $50 on trips between 5 – 9 days and 6, 9, 12 & 15 stop European Hop-on Hop-off passes
  • Save $75 on trips between 10 – 15 days
  • Save $100 on trips 16 days and above, Unlimited Europe and USA Hop-on Hop-off

Between March 21 and April 10 clients and agents can lock in these deals by entering the Promocode: BAB21 at check out.

Grasshopper Adventures Announces New Bike Tour of Rajasthan, India

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Grasshopper Adventures is excited to announce a NEW cycling tour exploring the back roads of Rajasthan, India’s quintessential land of maharajas, majestic forts, lavish palaces and tigers. Starting in Delhi and finishing in Udaipur, guests will ride through rural farmland, deserts, and mountainous terrain, while exploring the fabled “Land of Kings”. The eight-day trip starts at $3,300 USD per person double and is scheduled for October 26-November 2, 2019.

The remnants of a rich and romantic past have earned Rajasthan a spot on most travelers’ bucket lists. It is a land of deserts, jungle, camel trains, tigers, jewels, art, and vibrant culture. The festivals and cuisine are nothing short of spectacular. It is the must-see state of India, brimming with history and unique attractions.

The great Canadian rail journey 19 nights from $7,999

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Admire the natural beauty and charm of Canada as you traverse from east to west with our fabulous, 20-day The Great Canadian Rail Journey.

Your trip starts from Vancouver (or Montreal). Board the famous Rocky Mountaineer until you reach the town of Banff.

From Banff, explore the most scenic and popular destinations including the Banff National Park, Yoho National Park, Lake Louise, Moraine Lake and Takakkaw Falls. From Lake Louise, head to Jasper and experience the world-famous Ice Explorer Ride and Glacier Skywalk.

In Jasper, get up close with Canada’s wildlife. From Jasper, board Rail’s “The Canadian” for a memorable train journey until you reach Toronto. Explore Canada’s major cities including Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec.

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