Four Countries New Year & the Swiss Glacier Express

7 days from £849 pp.

Swiss Glacier Express

Visit: Swiss Glacier Express, Switzerland

About the Tour

Enjoy a New Year’s break like never before, as we offer you a taste of Austria, Germany, Switzerland and Lichtenstein, on this four countries holiday. Spend New Year’s Eve exploring the fairy tale castles of Bavaria, Germany, with a visit to the famous Neuschwanstein Castle, also the fabulous Füssen. After the New Year’s celebrations, enjoy a relaxing New Year’s Day as we cross the border into Switzerland, where we take a journey on the world-famous Swiss Glacier Express and travel through spectacular mountain scenery. We also spend time exploring Vaduz, Liechtenstein’s capital. Before we return home, relax on resort and explore the local area, or why not join us as we make a visit to the winter resort of St. Anton and the chic resort of Lech, both in Austria and the perfect way to end your magical coach holiday.

Tour Includes

  • 6 nights' accommodation with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Travel by Silver Service coach or upgrade to Luxuria
Dates & Prices

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Your Itinerary

    Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    Continue to Austria for a four-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Neuschwanstein Castle

    Neuschwanstein Castle

    Included excursion into Bavaria to the lovely town of Füssen. Enjoy a photo stop at Hohenschwangau, home to the fairy tale Neuschwanstein Castle, built by Mad King Ludwig.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Swiss Glacier Express

    Swiss Glacier Express

    Included ride from Chur to Andermatt, on the world-famous Swiss Glacier Express via the Oberalp Massif. We later call in at Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


    Join our optional excursion to the winter resort of St. Anton, where you can take a cable car ride and enjoy the atmosphere and scenery. We also visit the popular, chic resort of Lech. During the day there will also be the opportunity to enjoy an optional horse and carriage ride around the local area.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    We leave Austria and head north to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Your Excursions

    Included Excursions & Visits

    • Füssen
    • Hohenschwangau
    • Swiss Glacier Express
    • Vaduz

    Optional Excursions & Visits

    • St. Anton & Lech
    • Horse & Carriage Ride



    New Year's Eve - Gala evening meal followed by music and dancing.


    Travel Insurance from £35.00 (7 days). Single Room Supplement from £149.00 (7 days).

    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Luxuria departures will stay for four nights at the 4-star Best Western Hotel Hoher Freschen in Rankweil. 

    Silver Service departures will stay at the 4-star Hotel Weisses Kreuz in Feldkirch, which has a restaurant and bar. Due to demand, other hotels of a similar standard may be used.

    Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city-style hotels.


    Crowne Plaza Brussels Airport

    Crowne Plaza Brussels Airport


    Best Western Hoher Freschen

    Hotel Hoher Freschen

    Crowne Plaza Brussels Airport

    The 4 Star Crowne Plaza Brussels Airport is a stylish and modern hotel located a short drive away from the airport and Brussels city centre. The hotel facilities include fitness and wellness centre, a restaurant, a bar, lounge, on site spa (available on request with additional charges), sauna, steam room and Wi-Fi/Internet access. All bedrooms feature T.V, Tea and Coffee making facilities, hairdryer, telephone and en-suite bathroom.

    • English Speaking Staff
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    Hotel Hoher Freschen

    • English Speaking Staff
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    Tour Changes

    • Friday 29th December 2017 Departure

      Tour Code: 7YCSX - You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Best Western Hotel Hoher Freschen in Rankweil.

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.


    Travel Information

    Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.

    Front row seats can be reserved for £14pp (up to 6 days' duration), £22pp (7 & 8 days' duration) and £25pp (9 days' duration and over) on all European tours. This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. In addition to this, seats on the second row can be reserved for £7pp (up to 6 days duration), £14pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £17pp (9 days duration and over). Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the interchange. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law. Central view seats are free.

    Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

    If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour, you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

    Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

    We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the interchange are not allocated.
    Hot and cold drinks are served on your main tour coach. Prices are approximately £1 or €1.25 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by your driver.

    Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure. The route taken depends on where paassengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

    With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

    All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer vehicles to and from the interchange may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
    All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
    All our coaches and transfer vehicles operate a 'no smoking on board policy'. The use of electronic cigarettes is strictly forbidden.
    In the interest of fellow guests, do not take hot food or ice cream on board.
    alcohol can only be taken on board our vehicles at the discretion of your driver.
    Depending on the location of your pickup point, you may be picked up by coach (not necessarily the on you are touring on), minibus, taxi, National Express or Megabus service. You may then be taken to another centralised pickup location or service station. We operate a passenger interchange at Stop 24 Services, where you will meet the tour coach you are holidaying on and then continue on with your outbound journey. Similarly, on the way home, you may also change transfer vehicles at another location, to take you to your final drop off point.
    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach. Nothing should be stored under your seat.

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    01709 787 463