Insight Vacations has announced the launch of its new Luxury Gold collection, which offers more than 30 itineraries in Europe, India, Bhutan, Nepal, North America and South America and boasts an updated assortment of Insight’s Signature Experiences.
Luxury Gold trips are selected for their exceptional service at top locations, Insight said. Each Luxury Gold European vacation showcases epicurean delights, including dining at Michelin-starred restaurants. Exclusive VIP experiences enable clients to go behind the scenes of the world’s most iconic attractions, events and excursions.
Clients travel on Wi-Fi equipped luxury motor coaches with limousine legroom while receiving personal service from Insight Vacations’ Traveling Concierges, each of which are meant to be local experts. A personal airport welcome and round-trip private transfer are also included, as well as luggage delivery and all restaurant, hotel and guide tips. In celebration of the Luxury Gold European launch, clients can take advantage of Insight Vacations’ Early Payment Discount offer by saving up to 10 percent when they pay in full before December 17, 2015.
Insight is now offering eight new Luxury Gold journeys in Europe. Four highlighted itineraries include:
French Elegance With Monaco Extension
This 16-day Luxury Gold journey highlights Normandy, Brittany, Paris and the Loire Valley and can include the Monaco extension with a four-night stay at the Hôtel Hermitage in Monte Carlo. A Paris Signature Experience includes an opportunity to meet the choreographer at the Nouvelle Eve and then enjoy the best seats in the house for dinner and the famous cabaret show. While in Versailles, clients stay at the Trianon Palace Versailles, a Waldorf Astoria property. In Deauville, clients will enjoy a Signature Dining experience at the Michelin-starred Le Dauphin restaurant where chef Mathieu Le Guillois serves classic French cuisine and stay at the luxury seaside resort property, the Royal Barrière. They will also have a Signature hotel stay at the Domaine de Beauvois, a 17th century château in the Loire Valley.
This 13-day Luxury Gold itinerary showcases Rome, Capri, Perugia, Florence, Cinque Terre and Venice. In a Signature Experience, clients enter the Sistine Chapel for a private tour with a local expert before it opens to the public. The fast-tracked entry into the Vatican Museums ensures maximum enjoyment of the priceless Papal art collection. On the island of Capri they will ride an open-top taxi to the Capri Palace hotel and enjoy a lunch at Il Riccio - a Michelin-starred restaurant. In Florence, clients enjoy an exclusive VIP visit to the Vasari Corridor, a passageway more than half a mile long between the Uffizi Gallery and the Pitti Palace.
Luxurious London & Paris
On this nine-day Luxury Gold vacation clients will explore the capitals of Britain and France, including four nights at London’s Milestone Hotel. As an exclusive Signature Experience, clients join the Yeomen Warders at the Tower of London after hours as they perform the Ceremony of the Keys. In Paris, they enjoy Signature Dining at a prized Michelin-starred restaurant, a dîner de célébration with wine and artisan cheese. Clients join a local culinary expert in Paris for a gourmet food-walk experience and sample different types of French delicacies through Montmartre.
Spain & Portugal in Style
This 14-day Luxury Gold escorted journey reveals the beauty and local cultures of Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Lisbon and Madrid. Clients receive VIP access to Barcelona’s Liceu Opera House and enjoy a private reception at its club, Círculo del Liceo. On the next day, they have a Relaxed Start, enjoy a leisurely morning and later meet with a Local Expert in the Gothic Quarter with a visit to Gaudi’s Sagrada Família. While exploring Granada, clients stay at the Alhambra Palace. To complete their adventure, they savor a dinner at the Michelin-starred restaurant Álbora in Madrid.