"From Scratch" Luxury Cruise 2023
Follows an American woman as she falls in love with a Sicilian man while studying abroad in Italy then builds a life with him in the United States. When she unexpectedly loses him to illness, she is challenged to pull herself through grief so she can raise their daughter as they would have raised her together: with hope, joy and infinite love.
Are you an AMY looking for your LINO OR looking to Nikperience love like Amy and Lino with your significant other OR just looking for a luxury Niksperience in Europe?
Welp...Welcome to the
"From Scratch Luxury Cruise" 8 night Mediterranean All Inclusive Luxury Cruise hosted by the Travel Agent Collective.
Late departures from Portofino, Saint-Tropez, Cannes and more provide the opportunity for immersive experiences throughout the Mediterranean. Spend a late evening looking out for celebrities during the Cannes Film Festival week. Explore the UNESCO-listed cities of Florence, Pisa and Lucca with a late night in Livorno. Experience a rush of adrenaline with an opportunity to witness the Monaco Grand Prix.
Health & Special Requirements It is your responsibility to ensure you are aware of any health requirements, health advisories, or health travel restrictions applicable to your travel destinations and to ensure that you carry all necessary vaccination documentation Nik of Time Travel is not responsible for providing you with this information. Travel carriers and local authorities at travel destinations may require specific testing prior to boarding and/or upon arrival at your destination, including, but not limited to, a temperature check as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. You may be denied entry onto your carrier and/or entry upon arrival at your destination, or be required to self-quarantine at your destination and upon your return to the United States. You must comply with local government regulations. Additional costs are your responsibility. Check with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for current information prior to and during your travel. www.cdc.gov.
Happy Nik Day! My name is Nikki, Owner of Nik of Time Travel. I will be your Travel Event Specialist for this event. I will be making sure your vacation goes as smoothly as possible and that every reasonable request and need you have is met accordingly. Please contact me at 757-831-4466 or at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns that are not addressed below between the hours of 10 am- 6 pm M-F 10am-2 pm on Saturday. Thank you! Italy and France here we come!
May 19-29 (includes 1-2 days for possible travel time and is subject to change). Actual Event dates are May 20-29, 2023
LAND/CRUISE ONLY- FULL PACKAGE INCLUDES: starting at...
*** EARLY BIRD SPECIAL $4500.00 per person based on double occupancy ***
reserve by November 26, 2022 at 6pm EST
$4700 per person based on double occupancy
$6900.00 per person single occupancy.
(Prices are subject to change/based on availability)
Arrival Transfers from airport to hotel
One night hotel stay
8 Night Luxury Mediterranean Cruise
Transfer from hotel to cruise port
Transfer from cruise port to airport
Gratuities for cruise ship
Currently applicable taxes (subject to change)
Any international flight ticket ($50.00 ticketing fee applies)
Travel Insurance (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED) Suggest USAA or Allianz (will send quote if requested)
Any optional sightseeing
Any major meals unless specified in inclusions or itinerary
Visa fee (if applicable)
Any expenses of personal nature.
Anything else that is not mentioned in inclusions & itinerary
Gratuities not mentioned above
Items of a personal nature
Meals except where noted
Beverage during meals
Flight itinerary – TBA
Flight schedule is subject to change
May 19, 2023 - Depart USA to Nice, France (book your own flights)
May 20, 2023- Arrive Nice, France
Upon arrival at the Athens Intl. airport and after the immigration formalities you meet our local driver. Transfer to a pre-booked hotel. Check-in hotel and spend the day at leisure. Nice rises from the pebbled coast to lush hills, yet the heart of the city is located between the old port city and the Aeroport de Côte d’Azur. To take it all in, enjoy a jaunt on the Promenade des Anglais along the Mediterranean Sea. The Old Port, located in Vieux Nice (Old Nice), is a colorful and busy place, with various markets. There discover an ensemble of narrow streets, colorful architecture, and picturesque piazzas. Stretch out on Nice’s recognizable blue lounge chairs on one of its iconic beaches. Some of these private beaches, like the Blue Beach or the Castel Beach, are among the most glamorous beaches on the French Riviera.
On an intimate, yacht-style cruise aboard Atlas Ocean Voyages, expect impeccable service in an elegant, yet relaxed ambiance. Even the smallest details are carefully considered and included so that you can savor every moment.
Complimentary cultural immersion on every voyage
Elegant main restaurant with ever-changing menus inspired by global cuisines, a specialty chophouse, a cozy café, afternoon tea with light snacks, and room service
Unlimited wines, premium craft cocktails and brews
Chilled craft cocktail or sparkling wine welcome
Luxurious L’OCCITANE bath amenities
In-room mini-fridge stocked daily with your preferences
Gratuities for exceptional service
Emergency Medical Evacuation Insurance
May 21 Nice, France Depart: 6:00PM
Day at Leisure
May 22 Portovenere, CinqueTerre, Italy Arrive: 8:00AM Depart: 11:59PM
Referred to as Cinque Terre’s “sixth town,” Portovenere overlooks the Gulf of La Spezia along the Ligurian coast, providing much of what its five counterparts do – seaside scenes, rustic cuisine and stunning coastlines – with a fraction of the crowds. Seek out hidden gems like Byron’s Grotto, a secluded cave named after the literary figure who frequented the area. Nearby lies the famous Cinque Terre, comprised of five small towns, hence its name. The region lies within the bounds of a national park and what’s considered the Italian Riviera, giving it a magical aura.
Included Tour- Cooking Class with Wine
May 23 Florence, Pisa, Lucca (Livorno), Italy Arrive: 8:00AM Depart: 10:00PM
From the grandeur of the Leaning Tower of Pisa to the charming canals of La Venezia Nuova (New Venice), which date back to the Medici era, the Italian city of Florence contains much to explore. The port city of Livorno’s colorful building facades rises above the canal waters as a sight to behold. The long and storied history of Lucca call out to curious explorers seeking a mentally stimulating adventure. Cathedrals, art, culture, food, these iconic Italian cities have it all, and Livorno acts as the hub to make your way to each.
Optional Tour- Leaning Tower of Pisa followed by Vespa Tour in Tuscany $225.00
May 24 Calvi, France Arrive: 8:00AM Depart: 6:00PM
Day at Leisure
Take in the green-hued mountains with shady, palm-fringed squares and pleasure boats bobbing in the bay of Corsica. On the northwest coast of the island is the glorious town of Calvi. One of the popular highlights of Calvi is its citadel, the magnificent, impregnable fortress towers above the red-tiled roofs below. Getting to the top of the citadel via its winding and cobbled lanes is definitely a great way to enjoy the best views of the village. You can also take a boat trip down the coast to the UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site of Scandola, a marine and land reserve.
May 25 Saint Tropez, France Arrive: 8:00AM Depart: 11:59PM
Day at Leisure
The jewel in the heart of the spectacular Côte d’Azur, Saint-Tropez was a sleepy seaside village with a rich maritime history that achieved celebrity beginning in the 1960s. Explore the hexagon shaped Citadelle that once served as the defender of the gulf. The castle contains a maritime museum, and the grounds provide breathtaking views of the Côte d’Azur. La Musée de l’Annonciade is a real treat for art lovers and located just beyond the Quai de l’Epi pier. This 16th-century chapel features a small but powerful collection of paintings by Derain, Signac, and other artists.
May 26 Cannes, France Arrive: 8:00AM Depart: 11:59PM
Spend your day exploring glamorous and ultra-fashionable Cannes, with its majestic hotels, millionaires, movie stars, and mega-yachts in a gem-like setting along the sparkling Mediterranean. Stroll along the Royal Palm tree lined Boulevard de la Croisette where world-renowned designers cater to the rich and famous. Beyond Cannes, enjoy a picturesque drive outside the city along the famed Golden Corniche. The fiery colors of the rocks make for a striking contrast against the cobalt blue of the sea. Experience la vie en rose with a visit to the Maison des Vins, a modern cellar with hundreds of bottles on display.
The famous Cannes Film Festival will be going on while we are there. So, no telling who you might see. Try to get a photo on the famous steps.
Included Tour- Design your signature fragrance tour at a local Perfumery
May 27 Menton,Villefranche, France Arrive: 7:00AM OVERNIGHT
Day at Leisure
The magic of the French Riviera comes alive in Menton. Bordering close to Italy, this village encompasses both cultures beautifully. Famous for its lemons, the groves dot Menton’s parks, hillsides and some streets. Stop in any of the local shops for lemon-scented and infused products. Take a stroll through the Old Quarter, where medieval structures remind you the city was founded by pirates. Steep steps lead up to Baroque architecture and grand villas, showcasing its rich history. With pebbly beaches closer to the French side and sandy shores closer to the Italian border, there are various waterfronts, such as Plage des Sablettes, Rondelli or Fossan.
A train ride from Monaco where all of the wealthy people hang out. Glitz and Glam, Casinos and Exotic Cars.
Optional Tour: If you are a Sports Enthusiast or attending a Formula One race is on your life list, this is the event for you. Please contact for details and pricing.
May 28 Menton,Villefranche, France
Day at Leisure
May 29 Nice, France Arrive: 8:00AM
Transfer to airport
ALL PAYMENTS ARE NON REFUNDABLE/NON TRANSFERABLE
$1000.00 per person (Based on availability)
$1250.00 pp DUE 18 DEC 2022
$1250.00 pp DUE 18 JAN 2023
Early Bird- $500.00 pp due 18 Feb 2023/regular $600.00 pp due
Early Bird-$500.00 pp due 18 Mar 2023/regular $600.00 pp due
Nik of Time Travel, and Travel Agent Kollective as a Travel Broker for all Vendors/Tour Operators in not responsible for changes in airline schedules, cruise itineraries, or gov't tax increase. Distribution of all documents requires proof of delivery as authorized. Acknowledgement of the invoice as delivered constitutes acceptance and agreement to pay according to the terms and conditions as attached and by any credit issuer.
(subject to change at any moment)
HEALTH & HYGIENE PROTOCOLS - COVID-19
Our highest priorities are compliance, environmental protection and the health, safety and well-being of our guests, crew and the communities we visit. We know cruising in times of Covid-19 and beyond will require adjustments in our regular procedures. Therefore, upon ongoing consultation with local, national and international government and health bodies, epidemiologist, as well as the industry collective association CLIA, we continue to implement new measures to ensure that you can cruise with us with peace of mind and confidence. We would like to highlight just some of the newest and most important measures that we will be implementing, in addition to any further protocols that may be recommended between now and the recommencement of cruise operations. For more information, please visit our Covid-19 FAQs page. HEALTH SCREENING AND EDUCATION
Pre-booking and pre-travel health advice readily available to guests, crew, and travel advisors.
All guests will have to present a negative PCR test dating maximum 72 hours before embarkation.
Touchless thermal screening at embarkation and onboard kiosks for daily contactless monitoring throughout the vessel. Enhanced health screening that may include additional COVID 19 testing.
Implementation of contact tracing technology.
Health checks throughout the cruise for guests and crew according to European CDC approved protocols for disease response and containment onboard the vessels.
ENHANCED SANITATION PROCEDURES
Enhanced disinfection methods using approved disinfectants effective against coronavirus and other germs.
All areas sanitized multiple times a day with cleaning and disinfection protocols developed in coordination with the European and Hellenic CDC.
Extensive sanitization of transfer, shore excursion coaches and terminals.
COLLABORATION WITH LOCAL PARTNERS
Working with local health authorities, destinations, and other key partners to ensure alignment on our enhanced health measures.
Monitor disease activity and health regulations in the destinations we visit, and adjust the itinerary as necessary.
All payments are FULLY NON REFUNDABLE AND/OR NON TRANSFERABLE.
All cancellations required in writing via email to email@example.com and must be acknowledged in writing by Nik of Time Travel, LLC to be valid.
Missing a vacation is bad enough. Losing the money you paid for your vacation is even worse. Travel Insurance is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Please go to https://partner.roamright.com/?agencycode=NikofTimeTravel to purchase. You can use any insurance that you prefer. USAA offers Trip insurance if you are a member. www.usaa.com/travel.
We strongly recommend Travel Insurance for all travel. Travel Insurance offers protection for unforeseen trip cancellation. Accidents and illness prior to or during travel can affect not only your trip, but may result in high medical expenses and extra costs, as can weather and flight delays. Any such expenses and costs are the travelers responsibility, and they shall not be entitled to any refund from Nik of Time Travel of monies paid, for any unused or lost travel arrangements. Travel Insurance protects against such costs, subject to the insurer’s policy conditions. Some countries now require proof of adequate travel medical insurance before allowing entry. Nik of Time Travel and its subsidiaries will not be responsible for any loss or costs incurred for events that are beyond our control, and will apply any fees and charges in accordance with our Booking Conditions. We recommend Travel Insurance always; never travel without it!
Please Note: Additional Bio-Security requirements may be implemented by your destination (s) after the group has booked. Should we learn of any such requirements between now and the group’s departure we will inform you. Any extra costs associated will be passed on to the group and included in the final invoice.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19 AND IMPACT ON TRAVEL
Please be advised the travel Itinerary included on this document is for travel with COVID-19 being a known global risk.
This travel group should be aware that COVID-19 and the health and security measures around COVID-19 may impact elements of your trip and influence the operation of some travel services. The country you and your group reside in, the country or countries you are traveling to or via, and the airline(s) you are traveling on may all have strict requirements on travel to limit the spread of COVID-19.
These requirements may include but are not limited to:
Wearing of masks at airports, while in flight and when out in public * Active testing for COVID-19 that may include blood testing before permission is granted to board any flight or enter a country * Being able to show proof of health via formalized means (Certificate or similar)* Subject to screening on arrival at your destination country or any transit countries * Subject to quarantine periods in any country subject to screening results * Changing restrictions on sightseeing, due to closures or other public health concerns* Subject to limitation/restrictions on travel to the destination by your country of residence/citizenship * Possible compulsory quarantine on return to your country of residence/citizenship.
COVID-19 is causing constant and ongoing changes in the application of the above types of measures and the way an airline, airport or country chooses to deal with the threat of COVID-19 is constantly changing.
It is the individuals responsibility to keep themselves informed of all requirements in relation to their trip and any COVID-19 based restrictions, and we suggest these are constantly monitored right up until departure, as they can change at any time. The same applies to any travel companions and all members of a group who may be traveling.
Nik of Time Travel, LLC , is not liable for any loss due to failure to read and understand this information, as the considerations included in this document may be critical to your upcoming trip.
For more information, Nik of Time Travel recommends consulting the US Government websites for any specific travel advisory information pertaining to you or your group’s destination(s)
We shall not be liable for any claims, losses, damages, costs, expenses, delays or loss of enjoyment, of any nature or kind whatsoever, resulting from events beyond our or a supplier’s reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, strikes, lockouts or other labour disputes or disruptions, wars, blockades, insurrections, riots, earthquakes, weather conditions, floods or acts or restraints imposed by government authorities.
Travel documents and tickets, joining and departure details, supplier addresses and phone contacts will be sent within 2 weeks of travel dates. Note: Entry to another country may be refused even if the required Information and Travel Documents are valid and complete.
A passport valid for six months beyond date of travel is required for entry into all countries. Visas may be required for certain countries; please inquire for details. Please check with your agent at time of booking if visas are still required for these or other countries. If you are not travelling on an American or Canadian passport, it is imperative that you also check visa requirements for all of the destinations you will be travelling to or transiting through. Ultimately, it is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct documentation.
LIVING STANDARDS AND PRACTICES AT THE DESTINATION:
These may differ from those found in your country of Origin. The standards and conditions there with respect to the provision of utilities, services and accommodation may also differ from those found in your country of origin.
Because of the volatility of exchange rates for many of the destinations Nik of Time Travel LLC, offers, we recommend you confirm our price at time of booking. All prices are subject to change or surcharge.
RIGHT TO CORRECT ERRORS/OFFERS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY:
We reserve the right to correct errors. All land, sea and event offers are subject to availability and may change without notice. In the event of a land, sea or event pricing error or ommission, we reserve the right to adjust such pricing or make any and all corrections as neccessary.
Nik of Time Travel and/or its agents, act only as agents for the client in all matters pertaining to travel. They assume no responsibility nor liability in connection with the service of any train, vessel, carriage, aircraft, motor or other conveyances which may be used, either wholly or in part, in the performance of its duty to the passenger; neither will it be responsible for any act, error, or omission, or any injury, loss, accident, delay or irregularity which may be occasioned by reason of any defect in any vehicle or through the neglect or default of any company or person engaged in conveying the passenger; or for any hotel proprietor, or hotel service, or for any other person engaged in carrying out the purpose for which tickets or coupons are issued. In the event that it becomes necessary or advisable for the comfort or well being of the passengers, or for any reason whatsoever, to alter the itinerary or arrangements, such alterations may be made without penalty to the operators. Additional expenses, if any, shall be borne by the passengers, conversely refund will be made to the passengers if any saving is effected thereby. The Airlines concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, omission, or event, during the time passengers are not on board their planes or conveyance. The passage contract in use by the Airlines concerned, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the Airlines and the purchaser of these tours and/or passenger. The right is reserved to withdraw any or all tours should conditions warrant, also to decline to accept or retain any passengers as members of the tours. Nik of Time Travel LLC or agent can assume no responsibility for lost tickets or coupons.
ANTICIPATED LOSS OF REVENUE: In event that this trip is canceled by Nik of Time Travel and/or its suppliers due to unforeseen circumstances, world events. etc, your refunds/transfers will be less Nik of Time Travel's Anticipated Loss of Revenue fee of $350.00 per person for time and services rendered.
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Terms and Conditions
Reservations must be made in your FULL NAME as it appears on your passport. Your name on your invoice MUST match your passport. Passport MUST BE VALID at least 6 months AFTER MAY 2023.
RESERVATION OF RIGHTS: CHANGES TO THESE TERMS.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change these Terms and Conditions at any time. Updated versions of the Terms will be posted at www.nikoftimetravelagency.com, and effective immediately on posting. Please check often. Use of the website after any changes to the Terms constitutes your consent to the the changes.
Prices are subject to change without notice. Please make your reservations today at this low price to be locked in.
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