Sick of standing in a queue for hours to get a warm, overpriced Breezer on NYE? Why not take off on a chic and cheap Contiki holiday instead!

New is the word this year, with Contiki introducing two New Years Eve packages that will see you see off the new year with a bang in Amsterdam or Paris. The four-day Amsterdam New Year and four-day Paris New Year join Contiki’s existing stable of fun festival tours and special interest departures scheduled throughout 2010 for those who want to party at Oktoberfest, dance among the tulips in Amsterdam or laugh out loud at the Edinburgh Festival.

Four-day Paris New Year priced from $599 per person, twin share, land only
Highlights of this trip include an evening “City of Lights” tour including the Eiffel Tour, Champs Elysee and Arc de Triomphe; a day of free time to take in some shopping, cafes and galleries; a cruise along the River Seine and the option of seeing a famous Parisian cabaret.

Other hot new additions to the 2010-11 program is the four-day Corfu Explorer, the perfect pre or post tour beach break, and the 13-day Scotland & Ireland, combining a fantastic Highlands fling with the ultimate Emerald Isle experience.

All the old favourites are still part of the program; whether you want to travel on one of Contiki’s go everywhere, see everything multi-country tours, or you are fascinated by a particular city or country and choose an in-depth Regional tour, they’re all still there.

Contiki has been taking 18 to 35s around the globe to experience far off places and exotic cultures for over 45 years, so they know what young people want. Contiki has planned all its trips to include a perfect balance of sightseeing and adventure with loads of free time to do whatever you want, they also make sure the trips are great value making travel loads cheaper than doing it by yourself which means more travel dollars for life’s little luxuries like shopping, sightseeing and going out.

Contiki’s 2010-11 program also features Explore More offering you a number of optional activities to help you create your own adventure; you may want to get out of your guidebook and see where the backstreets take you, or perhaps just chill; or maybe you’ll use the time to do one of Contiki’s Optional Activities offered on each itinerary which can turn a great trip into an unforgettable one.

Contiki’s 2010-11 Europe brochures are out now! For more information see www.contiki.com.au or to make a booking see your travel agent or call 1300 CONTIKI (1300 266 845).

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