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    12 Days Hawaii & West Coast USA from $5,255pp $4,099pp after Getaway Cash travel credits:

    • Return flights
    • 3 nights, 4-days Waikiki Beach Hawai
    • 7-Day Grand Canyon and Los Angeles Tour, visiting Las Vegas, South and East Rim Grand Canyon, Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend and much more

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    Trip Highlights

    If you'd love to visit Hawaii and see the best West Coast USA highlights, and you only have about two weeks' leave, then this could be perfect for you...

    Enjoy these highlights*:

    • Stay at a top-rated, 3.5-star resort close to Waikiki Beach for 3 nights
    • Be entralled by the Polynesian Cultural Centre Luau and entertainment
    • Visit Pearl Harbour and see the USS Arizona memorial and informative displays
    • Stay one night in exciting Los Angeles pre and post tour
    • Explore Las Vegas and see a show
    • Visit Grand Canyon and the beautiful park surrounds
    • Stroll through some of the most picturesque parts of Antelope Canyon
    • Optional visits to San Diego and Hollywood
    • Enjoy the beauty of Lake Powell

    * Package price varies according to season and departure city.

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    In the style of most Global Escapes Independent Traveler itineraries, this is a perfect blend of self-guided adventure and forward-planning to ensure that the main elements are organised in advance allowing for plenty of time to relax and take in each place you visit.

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    * All prices are per-person on a twin-share basis and bookings are subject to availability. The final price and deposit amount varies according to travel date. All prices are estimates only. A firm quote (travel plan) with payment terms will be submitted for consideration prior to agreement to proceed. Full booking terms and conditions are available HERE...

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    Inclusions

    "Three of the major highlights of this trip are Waikiki Beach, Grand Canyon, and fun-filled Las Vegas. But there is so much more to see. You will be really glad you did it."

    "We've arrived back safely after a thoroughly enjoyable trip where all the arrangements ran like clockwork, for which we want to thank you and your team, especially Sonya and Skye. We'd have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone who asks. Kind regards and thanks again." Irene and Blake S.

    This is a first-class travel itinerary that's fully flexible. Want more or fewer days or you want to include a special destination or activity? No problem, we’ll customise a travel plan for you.

    After arriving in Honolulu, transfer Waikiki Beach where you'll stay at a top resort for three nights. Over the next few days you'll get to see the main attractions including beautiful Waikiki Beach itself as well as the island of Oahu. We've included a special Luau evening and a tour of Pearl Harbour as well. From there you'll head to Los Angeles. Your impressions ofLos Angeles from movies and television don't come close to the real thing. A lot of travelers say it is their favourite place to visit in the entire USA. However, plenty of natural attractions are also covered including Grand Canyon and Antelope Canyon. You'll finish your trip in possibly the best part of Los Angeles called West Hollywood.

    Package inclusions:

    • Flight to Honolulu from Australia
    • 4 days, 3 nights' top-class accommodation at Waikiki Beach
    • Luau dinner and entertainment with hotel transfers
    • Pearl Harbour tour
    • Flight to Los Angeles
    • 7-day tour of Las Vegas, Grand Canyon & Los Angeles
    • 1 night pre and post tour accommodation in Los Angeles
    • Flight back to Australia

    All packages include:

    • Lonely Planet guides for Waikiki Beach and Western USA
    • No fees to alter the itinerary (you just pay for the adjusted itinerary)
    • Extra nights at industry wholesale price (using GCash travel credits)
    • Google Drive folder with soft copies of all travel documents
    • Comprehensive, printed itinerary
    • Personal travel consultant to help plan and customize your holiday
    • Option for best-in-class travel insurance at member price

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    This itinerary is fully customisable to suit your requirements. Your personal travel consultant is available to discuss changes and additions that will enhance your travel experience.

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    USA - West Coast
    Honolulu, Waikiki & Oahu

    You will receive these guides to help you gain the most out of your holiday. Recommendation: Take the time to read suggestions for things to see and do before you leave home. Take your Lonely Planet guides with you in your luggage.


    * All prices are per-person on a twin-share basis and bookings are subject to availability. Price and deposit amount varies according to travel date. If flights are shown as included then a flight cost provision (allowance) applies and is based on travel from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane. Travel can be arranged from any other major centre and for any number of people. All prices shown are estimates only. A firm quote (travel plan) with payment terms will be submitted for consideration prior to agreement to proceed. Total price after member discount (using Getaway Cash travel credits and Australian Escapes Free Flights Vouchers if applicable) is generally payable as follows: Deposit on booking, balance 120 days prior to departure. Packages can be priced for families and groups on request. Standard price and full retail value comparisons are with similar packages offered elsewhere or what we estimate would be payable by a non-member for the same or similar package and may include a value we define for specialty travel agency services. Travel insurance if included is a provision only and may be declined on requestTravel insurance pricing if stated is based on comprehensive travel insurance for two travellers aged 69 years or less as at the date of departure from Australia. No recommendations or advice are given in regard to travel insurance suitability. Travel Directions Pty Ltd (t/as Australian Escapes Holiday & Travel Club) standard booking terms and conditions apply to all booking enquiries and bookings and are available here to view (or visit our website and go to either the "Booking Enquiry" or "About Us" menu item.)

    Your Itinerary

    From the time you arrive at Waikiki Beach you'll wish that life could always be this relaxed. It's so popular for good reason - this is a beautiful place to be for a few days. You'll get to tour some of the highlights of Oahu, Hawaii as well as West-coast USA on our value-packed tour that starts and finishes in Los Angeles with lots in between. The Hawaii component is a mix of free time, guided day tour and self-guided activities.

    "It's not what you look at that matters. It's what you see." - Henry David Thoreau

    DAY 1: ARRIVE WAIKIKI BEACH, HAWAII (3 NIGHTS)


    Waikiki, Honolulu

    We'll aim for flights that get you here in the morning of your first day so you have a chance to unpack and get into "Aloha" mode. Take a walk down the beach and perhaps stop at one of the beach-side cafes for a cool drink and a meal.

    Tonight, experience a true slice of island culture and tradition at the Ali’I Luau—awarded the “Kahili Award” for most authentic Hawaiian luau. Explore replicas of 7 different Polynesian villages, participate in cultural activities, feast on traditional dishes, and enjoy a spectacular evening performance.

    DAY 2: WAIKIKI BEACH

    Check your Lonely Planet guide for extra things to see and do while you are here.

    DAY 3: WAIKIKI BEACH


    Pearl Harbour memorial

    Pearl Harbour Tour (half-day):

    Travel back to World War II-era Hawaii on this tour of Pearl Harbor, the USS Arizona Memorial, and the National Memorial Cemetary of the Pacific located at Punchbowl. Explore informative museum displays, climb on board a US Navy launch ship, and drive through historic Honolulu with a knowledgeable guide.

    DAY 4: LOS ANGELES (1 NIGHT)

    Welcome to the exciting city of Los Angeles! Ruggedly good looking, deeply creative, with a sunny disposition, this is a fantastic city that you'll love exploring. Transfer to your accommodation and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

    DAY 5, 6 &7: LOS ANGELES (TOUR DAY 1, 2 & 3)


    San Francisco Bay Area

    You have three full days to visit Los Angeles, the City of Angels, or join one of our beautiful full-day tours at your own expense.

    At the end of tour day 7, say goodbye to your newfound friends and transfer to your new Los Angeles accommodation for some downtime before flying home tomorrow.

    San Diego and SeaWorld Tour

    Explore SeaWorld in San Diego and interact with the animals! In the afternoon, experience San Diego’s Old town and ride on the San Diego Harbor Cruise.

    San Diego City Day Tour

    Explore Old Town San Diego, take a ride on the San Diego Harbor Cruise. visit a former aircraft carrier of the United States Navy at USS Midway, and much more!

    Amtrak Coast Starlight & Santa Barbara Tour

    Take the Coast Starlight train to explore the characteristics and beauty of Santa Barbara.

    Los Angeles City Tour

    Get to know Los Angeles with a tour of Getty Center, Los Angeles Old Town - Olvera, Beverly Hills and much more.

    DAY 8: LOS ANGELES - LAS VEGAS (TOUR DAY 4)

    Today, join your group and drive through the scenic Mojave Desert until you reach your final destination in Las Vegas - The Pearl in the Desert! You will have the chance to explore what this city has to offer. Spend the night exploring. Embark on an optional night tour, or watch one of the many award-winning shows!

    DAY 9: LAS VEGAS - GRAND CANYON - PAGE (TOUR DAY 5)


    Grand Canyon Skywalk

    Today you journey to Arizona, known as the Grand Canyon state and originally part of the Spaniard and Mexican territories! Upon arrival, take an optional helicopter ride across the Grand Canyon. Following, we will explore the South and East Rim of the Grand Canyon. Finally, we will visit the magnificent Horseshoe Bend and then head over to Page, AZ.

    DAY 10: PAGE - ANTELOPE CANYON - LAKE POWELL - LAS VEGAS (TOUR DAY 6)

    Antelope Canyon is one of the top ten sites in all of the world for photography! It consists of the upper and lower canyons; the upper canyon is the Navajo word for "water through the rocks" and lower canyon means "arch-shaped spiral rock." In here, visitors are always amazed by this wavy canyon rock formation! It is a true natural beauty! See all this and more today. Enjoy a scenic ride on the Colorado Plateau towards Lake Powell National Recreation Area or take a boat tour on America's second largest man-made lake - Lake Powell, surrounded by 96 side canyons!

    DAY 11: LAS VEGAS - BARSTOW - LOS ANGELES (TOUR DAY 7)

    You will depart from your hotel in the morning and head to the Ethel M. Chocolate Factory and Botanical Cactus Garden just outside of the Strip. Ethel M. Chocolate Factory and Cactus Gardens is quite the adventure. It attracts millions of tourists a year. You can see chocolates being made, sample gourmet treats and meander through the maze of paths at the Botanical Cactus Gardens at no charge. You'll enjoy the optional buffet brunch in Las Vegas and depart from Las Vegas after. On the way back to Los Angeles you'll stop by the famous Tanger Outlet Center where you'll be able to satisfy all your shopping needs. Then head to Los Angeles. Overnight Los Angeles.

    DAY 12: RETURN TO AUSTRALIA

    Today we're heading back to Australia with a lot of great USA memories. A private car is arranged to pick you up from your hotel and drop you at LAX.

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