SPOTLIGHT: Thailand

Asia is ever becoming a more popular destination. In fact, Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is ranked the number one city in the world by everyone from the readers of Travel and Leisure magazine to Master Card holders.

But for many, it may still seem intimidating. To wit, travel company Trafalgar, a renowned expert in guided vacations, has added two new trips to their 2014 lineup, including the company’s first full itinerary to Thailand, a 12-day “Secrets of Thailand,” as a part of the At Leisure collection.

“Travelling to Asia for the first time with Trafalgar takes away any hesitations guests have about cultural norms or language barriers – we have expert Travel Directors that know the destination well and encourage travellers to explore and interact with the locals.” says Doug Patterson, President of Trafalgar Canada. “As the demand for our Asia guided vacations continues to grow, we’re thrilled to be adding even more trip choices, extensions and unique inclusions to our 2014 brochure.” Other destinations include China, Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia and Singapore.

Thai massage in the shadow of the Wat Pho Temple in Bangkok? Crossing the bridge over the River Kwai via train? Or a Be My Guest lunch at a homestay in Ban Mae Kampong? These are the kinds of “Insider” experiences on offer, along with Travel Directors and local guides to help make the most of the destination.

To kick off the launch of the new brochure, Trafalgar is offering savings of 7.5% off 2014 Asia guided vacations that are booked and paid in full by November 13th, 2013 (some terms and conditions apply). That’s up to $1,230 in savings per couple.

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For terms and conditions and more information on Trafalgar and the 2014 Asia brochure, please contact your local travel agent or visit www.trafalgar.com