Enjoy the road trip of a lifetime with the Caravan and Motorhome Club’s adventurous new European and worldwide itineraries
The Caravan and Motorhome Club has expanded its worldwide and European tours collection, offering a range of independent and escorted itineraries with pre-booked campsites, tailored excursions and road books with travel tips.
New to its worldwide collection for 2018 are a three-week ‘Canadian and American Rockies’ tour, and a 15-day independent ‘Get Your Kitsch On Route 66’ road trip along America’s most iconic route.
In Europe, the new tours for 2018 include a 29-night hosted ‘Sweden & Norway’ itinerary, a 31-night trip to Corsica & Sardinia and a month-long ‘Spring into Spain’ holiday offer where members can immerse themselves fully into Spanish culture.
Harvey Alexander, director of marketing for the Caravan and Motorhome Club, said: “We’re excited to be adding more worldwide and European tours for our members. Many of our million-plus members enjoy the reassurance of travelling in a group with a tour host, but others equally enjoy the freedom of going-it-alone, albeit with a good itinerary, amazing excursions and travel tips – all of which have been researched and hand-picked by our team of experts.”
Members will be able to experience much of the USA and Canada’s great outdoors on the 22-day ‘Canadian and American Rockies’ tour. The itinerary takes in some of the most magnificent parks in North America including Banff and Jasper National Parks, Rocky Mountain House and Yellowstone National Park. Along the way holidaymakers will be able to relax while taking in the spectacular scenery from mountain glaciers, to hot natural pools, and there will even be the chance to see black bears and grizzly bears in their natural habitat.
Prices for this independent motorhome itinerary start from £3,995 per person and include return flights to Calgary, two nights’ four-star accommodation in Calgary, 19 pre-booked campsites, 24/7 emergency assistance plus a comprehensive road book with day-today highlights, routes and maps. Departure dates from June to September in 2018 and 2019.
The ‘Get Your Kitsch On Route 66’ 15-day itinerary is a true classic that lets members live the American dream. Stretching across three time zones and eight states, Route 66 covers 2,448 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles. It is crammed with nostalgia, kitsch and tradition at every turn and is the perfect holiday for those wanting to discover the real America, whether that be walking down Main Street, chowing down in a diner or living it up in Las Vegas.
Priced at £2,245 per person, the tour departs April to October 2018 and includes return flights, a choice of motorhome, coach tour or car hire, 14 nights in Route 66 motels, historic lodges, hotels or RV sites, plus personalised road book with travel tips, local information and day-to-day driving itinerary.
A little closer to home, the Club has created a fully immersive 30-day ‘Spring into Spain’ holiday offer, allowing members to live and speak like a local with plenty of Spanish culture, language and cookery lessons, and coach excursions. Members will be based at Marjal Costa Blanca, on the southeastern coast of Spain, where they’ll be able to enjoy all on-site facilities including spa, gym, pool, restaurant and bar, and a welcome and departure meal. Ferry crossings and holiday insurance are not included, but can be arranged by the Club. Only 4kwh of electricity per day is included; extra electricity is metered at €0.35 per kwh. The tour is priced at £999 per person and departs on 11 April 2018.
The Club’s new 31-night hosted ‘Corsica & Sardinia’ itinerary starts from £4,499 (outfit + 2 people) and takes in the different characteristics of these two island neighbours – one French and one Italian. Highlights include an excursion to the stunning Cap Corse, a three-night stay in the vibrant coastal town of Calvi and visits to Arbatax and the villages of Mamoiada and Orgosolo.
The tour departs on 25 May 2018 and includes tour hosts to accompany the group, all overnight stays at campsites, ferry crossings from Livorno to Bastia, Bonifacio to Santa Teresa di Gallura, overnight ferry from Olbia to Genoa with double cabin and ensuite, excursions and meals as detailed and all admission fees.
The 29-night ‘Sweden & Norway’ itinerary starts from £3,999 (outfit + 2 people) and takes in the mountains and fjords of Åndalsnes, Stryn and the Hemsedal region, a scenic train ride through valleys and mountain passes on the Flåmsbana railway line and a three-night stay in the beautiful city of Oslo. The tour departs on 28 May 2018 and includes hosts who accompany the group, all overnight stays at campsites, return ferry crossing from Frederikshavn to Gothenburg with Stena Line, all excursions and meals as detailed and all admission fees.
For more information on the Caravan and Motorhome Club, please visit www.camc.com
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About the Caravan and Motorhome Club
Champions of the great outdoors, the Caravan and Motorhome Club represents the interests of over one million caravanners, motorhomers and trailer tent owners across the UK. Founded in 1907, the Caravan and Motorhome Club has 110 years’ experience and prides itself on offering great value and high quality sites for caravanners and motorhomers.
Caravan and Motorhome Club membership is just £49 per year and provides members with access to over 200 Club sites and 2,500 privately owned places to stay in the UK. The Club is investing £300,000 upgrading its Wi-Fi service across the network, installing the service to as many sites currently without Wi-Fi as possible.
The Club also offers a choice of 300 sites across Europe including France, Spain and Germany amongst other destinations. All members can take advantage of expert advice, overseas travel services, insurance services and exclusive member offers and discounts. There is no membership requirement for campers who want to pitch up at over 40 Caravan and Motorhome Club sites.
For further information about becoming a member of the Caravan and Motorhome Club please visit www.camc.com or call 01342 318 813.