G Adventures, an adventure travel company, launches its North America tours. The trips maintain a small group size, some as small as eight.
For every traveler booked on a North America tour (excluding tour code NUSWD) until Dec. 15, agents receive one entry into a drawing for a chance to win a free North America trip. To qualify, a minimum of four travelers must be booked. There is no maximum on the number of entries permitted. The winner will be selected and announced before Dec. 24. Travel must take place before Dec. 15, 2012.
Also to celebrate the launch, G Adventures is offering a 15 per cent discount on North America tours booked by Dec. 31, 2011 for travel by Dec. 31, 2012. The early booking bonus does not apply to Discovery Adventures or Air Canada Vacations tours. Also, the discount is applicable to new bookings only and cannot be combined with other promotions. It does not apply to airfare.
Here are a few example tours.
In the six-day Napa Valley active escape ($1,999), travelers kayak among redwoods in Sonoma, visit wineries, hike through the wilderness of the wine country, and enjoy picnics with local produce.
The budget-friendly, small-group tours, ranging from eight to 22 days, are ideal for travelers looking to explore North America in comfort. From Dixieland jazz, Mississippi Delta blues and Kentucky bluegrass to Elvis Presley himself, travelers tune in to the rhythms of America on the eight-day routes of American music southbound adventure ($1,349).
Ideal for value-conscious, outdoor enthusiasts, these small-group tours range from seven to 45 days. All camping equipment is new and included (except sleeping bags and pillows), and travelers journey between destinations in a new, wi-fi enabled vans. Plus, for added convenience, the tours include a start and finish hotel stay in major cities. On the eight-day Sin, Surf & Sierras adventure ($949), travelers hike in Yosemite National Park, drive along California’s beautiful coastline, revel in the gaudiness of Las Vegas, break a sweat in Death Valley, relax on the beach in Santa Barbara and stargaze in Los Angeles.