Fantastic Last-Minute Deals and Airfare Offers Make EPIC Contiki Europe Trips the Perfect Graduation Gifts. Save up to $561 on Select Contiki Tours & $250 on Airfare Booked Befo...

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Fantastic Last-Minute Deals and Airfare Offers Make EPIC Contiki Europe Trips the Perfect Graduation Gifts. Save up to $561 on Select Contiki Tours & $250 on Airfare Booked Befo...

Toronto, ON / ACCESSWIRE / April 15, 2014 / The days are getting longer, the snowstorms are fewer, and while many of us look ahead to summer outings, hard-working Canadian students are 'heads down,' crammed into busy campus libraries to study for high-pressure final exams.

This spring, Contiki (, the original youth travel brand, is marking the end of a long, arduous Canadian winter with airfare offers and last-minute holiday deals that make a summer Europe trip this year's most coveted graduation gift. Millennials will be even more eager to complete their finals and start packing their bags, knowing that in just a few short weeks they could be off to Europe to take in the Eiffel Tower's panoramic views, sip cappuccinos in Rome's grand piazzas, or dive into crystal clear waters on the Greek islands.

"We know that "gifting" is hugely popular - sometimes it's parents, grandparents and favourite aunts & uncles who are interested in rewarding a young traveller with a trip, or millennials eager to treat themselves to an exciting, once-in-a-lifetime holiday and invigorate their souls after a long winter," says Contiki Canada President, Brad Ford. "Since price is a big motivator for these travellers, extra savings go a long way, providing that added motivation to book a trip now, and a rush of adrenalin knowing that a new adventure is only weeks away."

Tour Savings:

Contiki is providing last-minute deals for departures on 19 of the most popular European holidays, for savings of up $561 - that's 30% off! Indulge a budding wanderlust with 13 days of Mediterranean Highlights like azure blue waters, swanky casinos, flamenco dancing and Riviera boutiques, 8 leisurely days of Turkish Sailing on the Turquoise Coast, or experiencing a mix of cosmopolitan cities like Paris, Amsterdam and Rome on the 15-day Best of Europe holiday! All discounted trips can be found at, and include: 

Greek Island Hopping (13 days): Up to $447 off
Amsterdam to Barcelona (11 days): Up to $485 off
European Magic (10 days): Up to $461 off
Italian Espresso (8 days): Up to $396 off
European Highlights (15 days): Up to $290 off
Turkish Sailing (8 days): Up to $179 off
Mediterranean Highlights starting in Rome or Madrid (13 days): Up to $522 off

Airfare Savings:

Extended until April 30th, travellers who book their airfare in conjunction with a Contiki Europe trip can save $250 on trips 18 days or longer, and $150 off trips 12-17 days in length! The flights do not have to be booked through Contiki Holidays, they can be booked through a travel agent or independently. Just send the flight information along with the PNR to the Contiki reservations department who can apply the airfare discount.

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*Terms and Conditions: Trips: *$561 discount savings is valid on the 13 day Best of Europe tour departing June 1, 2014. Discounts are valid on tour only price and does not include food fund, port taxes or intra tour air. Discount is combinable with other dis- counts on tours 7 days or longer (such as Frequent Traveller, Book with Friends and Multiple Tour). ** Save $150 off European Airfare when you book in conjunction with a tour 12-17 days long. Airfare must be booked by April 30, 2014. Valid for travel before June 30, 2014. Air offers are combinable with all active Europe promos, offers and brochure discounts. $200 deposit is due 3 days after booking land or air. Quote promo code: PPCSPRINGAIR150. Both tour and air offer valid for bookings made in Canada only. See for the most up to date booking, payment and cancellation conditions as offer is subject to change and may be altered or withdrawn at any time. Airfare: Save $150 off European airfare when you book in conjunction with a tour 12-17 days long. Save $250 off European airfare when you book in conjunction with a tour 18 days or longer. $200 land deposit is due within 3 days after booking, flight payment schedule may vary. Air offers are combinable with all other land promos & brochure discounts. Air promo valid on all airfares, carriers and Published Air as discount comes off the land portion. Booking dates: April 15, 2014 - April 30, 2014. Valid for travel from April 15, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014. Promo codes: PPCSPRINGAIR150 & PPCSPRINGAIR250

About Contiki Holidays

Contiki is the world leader in youth travel experiences, a brand that is all about discovery, epic moments and making every second count. Our journeys unlock the local way of life in each and every destination we visit, and with over 300 trips in more than 50 countries, we see every day as the start of a new adventure.

Contiki is a part of a joint initiative with The TreadRight Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation established by The Travel Corporation to encourage sustainable tourism within our own family of brands and in the places we visit. To date, TreadRight has donated more than US$2 million to sustainable tourism projects around the world. To find out more about our work with TreadRight visit:

Media Contacts:

Marie Anne MacRae
Director of Public Relations
Contiki Holidays Canada
[email protected]

Erica Adelson
PR & Digital Media Specialist
Contiki Holidays Canada
[email protected]
416-322-8468 ext. 7297


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SOURCE: Contiki Holidays