Beyond the ordinary
EXPERIENCE a holiday beyond the norm when you travel with Apple Vacations this year. Noting lifestyle changes that indicate a preference for more comprehensive travel packages quality holidays and extraordinary experiences with exceptional memories, Apple has tailored its packages accordingly.
To make the deal even sweeter, Apple is offering its Four Corners of the Western World promotion for its Signature West packages this MATTA Fair in conjunction with the company’s 20th anniversary. Some highlights to look out for are the 15D/ 12N Premium Alaska Cruise and Canadian Rockies by Princess Cruise.
This itinerary includes a chateau stay in Lake Louis as well as exciting experiences such as the glacier skywalk.
Another exciting holiday you can consider is the 17D/ 13N Sensational South America – An Epic Discovery package that takes you to two of the world’s seven wonders – Christ the Redeemer in Rio and Macchu Picchu. This package also includes visiting the marvels of nature, Iguazu Falls and Perito Moreno Glacier.
For a different experience, there is the 16D/ 13N Scandinavia Midnight Sun Experience package that includes a Geiranger Fjord cruise in Norway and North Cape Midnight Sun excursion. You will also enjoy a Baltic overnight cruise on board the classy Silja Line Baltic Cruise to Stockholm.
For a taste of the exotic, the 11D/ 8N The Great Southern Africa Experience includes a thrilling helicopter ride over the magnificent Natural Wonder of the World – Victoria Falls with its Flight of Angel experience.
You will also embark on Zambezi Explorer Sunset Cruise and enjoy five- star comfort, great views and unlimited beverages seated on the Signature Deck. These packages offer up to RM2,000 discount per person ( for the first 10 seats per departure) and are available only during the Apple Travel Fiesta and MATTA Fair. If you are looking to explore Asia instead, Apple also has various packages, including Japan, West Asia and Exotic Asia. Flexi and Muslim packages as well as tailor- made tours are available.
A popular travel time to Japan is during the Sakura season, from the third week of March until May.
Apple has picked different blossoming periods in different parts of Japan to schedule its tours, so you can pick your preferred travel dates.
You can check out its Focus Japan packages if you would like to catch the beautiful sight. The immediate blossoming period is in Honbu while the next is in Hokkaido. If you would like a different, more exotic Japan vacation, the Japan Alps package is a theme tour that takes you to see the ice wall. Departures to Japan are available for up to December.
Another place you can see Sakura, or cherry blossoms in bloom is South Korea. To this end, Apple also offers the Glamourous Korea and Busan tour. Another tour to South Korea to look out for is the Sparkling Korea and Jeju, specifically Udo Island.
This is the first time tours have been arranged to such places as Busan, Jeju and Udo.
Meanwhile, the Enchanting Taiwan package lets you take in the sights and sounds of the country at a more leisurely pace with its new programme that features local food to give you the entire Taiwan experience.
If you are looking for adventure, the Amazing North Xinjiang or Splendid Silk Road package is just right for you. An amazing place to visit, you will see different landscapes unfold as you travel from South to North, from desert to snow mountains – you get to see it all in one itinerary.
This destination requires a lot of preparation and your experience is subject to local conditions, As such, it is not encouraged to visit alone. Tours are available only from May to September, which is the best time to visit.
For an exotic touch, opt for the India in- Depth package, which covers five to six Unesco heritage sites in one itinerary. A must- visit destination, you would be greatly fascinated by India’s culture.
The Discover Northern Vietnam tour takes you on an overnight cruise in Halong Bay all the way up to Sapa and Lao Cai, which is famous for its local tribespeople. You can experience their way of life with a local touch.
Alternatively, you may also opt for a hassle- free holiday on board a cruise with Princess Cruise or Royal Caribbean Cruise.
Apple’s packages are based on seasonality, so you can be sure you are going only at the right time. During MATTA Fair, you can enjoy discounts from RM800 to RM2,000 per couple. Departure dates are available until December. Do book early to enjoy this Early Bird discounts as well as early schedule confirmation.
When you book a package during MATTA Fair, you will also get souvenirs from various participating Tourism Boards.
For details, call Apple Vacations at 03- 2141 8250 ( Asia) and 03- 2143 3939 ( West) or visit www. appleholiday. com. Look them up this MATTA Fair at Booth No. 1233- 1244 ( West) and 1197- 1232 ( West).
The fascinating sights of India.
A popular travel time to Japan is during the sakura season.