Canada & New England: Quebec to Boston

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  • Location
    Canada & New England
  • Date
    Sept 24-Oct 2, 2020
  • Price
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OVERVIEW & DOWNLOADABLE ITINERARY

 

Depart from Quebec City for a cruise that combines the picturesque charm of the Northeast coast with the warmth and pristine beauty of Bermuda. Experience the maritime history of Halifax, the high tides of New Brunswick’s Bay of Fundy, Maine’s magnificent rocky coast and the revolutionary buildings of Boston.

Norwegian Gem offers the ultimate Freestyle Cruising experience; Norwegian Gem was built with freedom in mind, offering a choice of 17 delicious dining options, 12 fun bars and lounges, the fitness center and spa, casino, pools and more. Plus, she offers a range of spacious accommodations to suit every size family and budget. Your Maple Leaf Cruise package includes prepaid gratuities and the Ultimate Beverage Package! Enjoy a wide selection of soft drinks, beers, spirits, cocktails, wines by the glass and bottled or draft beer (up to a value of $15 per drink) during your entire cruise.

Your fully escorted Maple Leaf NO FLY Cruise Tour begins with deluxe motor coach transportation to Quebec City where we will overnight. The following day, with a local guide, we will enjoy a deluxe motor coach tour of Quebec City before we board and spend 7 days aboard the magnificent Gem sailing through the Maritimes and New England!   

Day 1: Depart Kingston

Day 2: Quebec City (EMBARK)

Day 3: At Sea

Day 4: Charlottetown, PEI

Day 5: Sydney, Nova Scotia

 

 

Day 6: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Day 7: Bar Harbor, Maine

Day 8: Portland, Maine

Day 9: Boston, Massachusetts

 

 

 

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ITINERARY

 

 

Download the Colour Brochure on the Left!

DAY 1: SEPT 24
8:00 am Depart from the Kingston Shrine Club at 8 am and travel to Quebec City where we’ll check into our pre-stay hotel before we enjoy a wonderful included dinner at a Quebec Country side Sugar Shack with traditional entertainment!  
DAY 2: SEPT 25
QUEBEC CITY This morning, we’ll enjoy a guided tour of Quebec City and area with a local guide. Then it’s ALL ABOARD the NORWEGIAN PEARL 10 nights.  You’ll have time to settle into your cabins and get a bite to eat before you explore the ship and we set sail from  Quebec City!  Quebec City lies on the Saint Lawrence River and is divided by steep bluffs into Upper Town – which includes the old quarter – and Lower Town. Perched atop Cap-Diamant, the old quarter is the only walled city in North America and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 
DAY 3: SEPT 26
AT SEA  

Relax and enjoy the autumn scenery as we sail down the St. Lawrence towards the Maritimes! The Norwegian GEM has something for everyone.

Download Full Cruise Itinerary and Ports of Call. 
Hotel: The Norwegian iConcierge Phone App: 1-877-308-5605
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 4: SEPT 27
CHARLOTTETOWN. PEI  

Opulent clapboard villas lead the way towards Charlottetown’s beautiful Victoria Park. Color is everywhere – from the Victorian architecture to the red sandstone cliffs. Sample homemade island jams, visit the Anne of Green Gables homestead and stroll the boardwalk.

Download Full Cruise Itinerary and Ports of Call. 
Hotel: The Norwegian iConcierge Phone App: 1-877-308-5605
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 5: SEPT 28
SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA  

The coal industry brought immigration from many parts of the world, giving Sydney a multicultural mix of over 50 ethnic backgrounds and a global flavor to its history. Located on Cape Breton Island, Sydney is also an ideal jumping-off point for scenic adventures. Excursions to Cape Breton Island / Cabot Trail are available with NCL.

Download Full Cruise Itinerary and Ports of Call. 
Hotel: The Norwegian iConcierge Phone App: 1-877-308-5605
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


DAY 6: SEPT 29
 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA Admire the rugged coastline that surrounds Halifax, the world’s second-largest natural harbor. This beautifully preserved city is Nova Scotia’s capital and was founded in 1749. Take steps through history and climb to The Citadel to witness the Old Town Clock. Don’t miss Peggy’s Cove if you have the chance to take this excursion.

Download Full Cruise Itinerary and Ports of Call. 
Hotel: The Norwegian iConcierge Phone App: 1-877-308-5605
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


DAY 7: SEPT 30
BAR HARBOR, MAINE This coastal attraction has retained much of its charm since its glory days of the 1900s, when America’s elite vacationed here in opulent summer cottages. Surrounding the rock-bound harbor is the world-famous Acadia National Park where the opulence of nature is on display. Lobster, Acadia National Park await you here!

Download Full Cruise Itinerary and Ports of Call. 
Hotel: The Norwegian iConcierge Phone App: 1-877-308-5605
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


DAY 8: OCT 1
PORTLAND, MAINE  

Portland offers all the amenities of a big city: art districts, a vibrant waterfront, museums, parks and diverse shopping opportunities. But within minutes, you can be enjoying the view from an historic lighthouse or tasting a juicy, local lobster.

Download Full Cruise Itinerary and Ports of Call. 
Hotel: The Norwegian iConcierge Phone App: 1-877-308-5605
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


DAY 9: OCT 2
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS  

Morning arrival in Boston .As we say goodbye to the GEM, our coach will be waiting! Your baggage will be transferred to the coach for you, all you have to do is disembark and we’ll take care of the rest. We will be joined by a local guide and enjoy a Boston City Tour before we head for home.  We’ll make comfort and meal stops on the way. After a brief stop at the Duty Free and clearing Canadian Customs, we will arrive back in Kingston at approximately 10 p.m… With wonderful memories and big smiles, we will be wondering… “Where are we going next?”

 

 

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Pricing

 

Early Booking Bonus!

*** $200 Off Per Person if you pay in full by April 22,  2019***

TOUR INCLUSIONS
  • Overnight pre-stay in Quebec City with breakfast
  • Dinner at a Quebec Sugar Shack with traditional food and entertainment
  • Guided City Tour of Quebec with a local guide 
  • Transfers to the ship 
  • 7 Days aboard the Norwegian Gem
  • Prepaid ship board gratuities 
  • All meals including daily breakfast, lunch and dinner aboard the ship 
  • Ultimate Beverage Package. Enjoy an unlimited, wide selection of soft drinks, beers, spirits, cocktails, wines by the glass and bottled or draft beer (up to a value of $15 per drink.) during your entire cruise. 
  • Ultimate Beverage Package Gratuities
  • Specialty Dining Package and Gratuities 
  • Boston guided city tour with local guide upon disembarkation 
  • Return deluxe motor coach  from Kingston to Quebec City and return from Boston, Mass. 
  • All taxes and port charges
  • Fully escorted by a Professional Maple Leaf Tour Director 
  • Rates are per person in Canadian Dollars
INSIDE CABIN OCEANVIEW CABIN BALCONY CABIN
Double $2,999 Tax Incl. Double $3,399 Tax Incl. Double $4,199 Tax Incl. 
Single $4,499 Tax Incl. Single $5,199 Tax Incl. Single $6,699 Tax Incl.
Occupancy: Double (2 to a room) Triple (3 to a room) Quad (4 to a room) Single (1 to a room)
Price is listed per person including tax.
  • A deposit of $500 is required at the time of booking.
  • Balance is due May 22, 2020
  • Minimum numbers apply. Prices subject to change at any time.
  • Deposits & all payments are non-refundable at any time.

NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE DISCLAIMER:
In the event of strikes, lockouts, stoppages of labour, riots, weather conditions, mechanical difficulties or any other reason whatsoever, Norwegian Cruise Line has the right to cancel, advance, postpone or substitute any scheduled sailing or itinerary without prior notice. Norwegian Cruise Line shall not be responsible for failure to adhere to published arrival and departure times for any of its ports of call. Norwegian Cruise Line may, but is not obliged to, substitute another vessel for any sailing and cannot be liable for any loss to passengers due to such cancellation, advancement, postponement or substitution. Reservations are subject to change or cancellation in the event of a full-ship charter, and in such event, NCL shall refund all passage moneys paid by the passenger.

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Departures

6:30 am Depart Belleville Maple Leaf Office at 81 Millennium Parkway (parking)
7:00 am Depart Napanee Flying J Northeast Corner of the Parking Lot
8:00 am Depart Depart Kingston Shrine Club 3260 Princess Street (parking)
8:30 am Depart Gananoque HWY#2 Carpool Lot
7:45 am Depart Ottawa Robbies Restaurant 1531 St Laurent Blvd (parking)
8:10 am Depart Ottawa All Saints Lutheran Church 1061 Pinecrest Rd (parking)
8:40 am Depart Kemptville Stinson’s Gas Bar HWY 43
8:45 am Depart Brockville Food Basics

*Temporary overnight parking is offered at the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority as a courtesy for individuals with special circumstances. The Thousand Islands Bridge Authority is not responsible and assumes no liability for theft of or damage to any vehicle or its contents while located on its property. Completion of this form shall not be construed as waiving compliance with any parking law, regulation or ordinance. Vehicles parked beyond the indicated departure date may be subject to towing.

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CRUISE SHIP

Norwegian Gem The Norwegian Gem
Phone: 1-866-234-7350
With tons of dining choices and Freestyle Cruising, Norwegian Gem has it all. Chill out by the pool, get lucky in the casino, unwind at the spa, and make the kids happy with spaces built with them in mind. Accommodations range from the luxurious multi-room or romantic suites to spacious and affordable staterooms.

 

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BEFORE YOU GO

TRAVEL INSURANCE
Cancellation & Medical Insurance is strongly recommended for overnight tours and out of country travel. Travel Insurance is available for purchase through Maple Leaf Tours.
CRUISE INFORMATION SESSIONS
Clients booked on this tour are invited to attend our Pre-Cruise Get-Together. Registration is required in advance.
  • All passengers must have a valid passport until 6 months past your return date for this tour. BOOKING NAME MUST BE AS IT APPEARS ON PASSPORT.
  • For the comfort of fellow travellers, kindly refrain from using scented products such as perfume, cologne, and other fragrances and scented hand sanitizers.
  • There are regular stops made for comfort breaks.
  • Tipping for driver and escort is voluntary depending on quality of service
  • Baggage service will be provided. You will receive your luggage tags upon check in prior to departure. Please ensure that you adhere to our baggage policies. Maple Leaf Tours will pay only the portage charges for ONE large suitcase per person. You are responsible for your carry-on baggage.

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