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Compare Contiki to travelling on your own & you'll be surprised.

Independent travel isn't all it's cut out to be. Hidden costs & taxes, dodgy accommodation, over-inflated peak season prices, taxis & locally guided tours can all end up costing way more than you think. What's more, you have to sort it all yourself.

We’ve done the math & compared a typical day on a Time Out Hotel tour to a day doing the same on your own. You can’t get close to the same quality of accommodation, amazing food experiences & exclusive inclusions for the same price. What’s best, our awesome team are here to share their exclusive knowledge, to make your trip hassle-free & show you a jaw-droppingly, eye poppingly good time. It’s all part of our exclusive Backstage Pass to Europe.


Europe

     
   

Rome, Italy

 

Athens, Greece

 

Travelling Greece & Italy with Contiki

Breakfast including
orange juice, fruit & coffee

€9.00

€8.00

Included

Your daily travel

€6.00
Day Metro pass (all zones)

€3.00
Day Metro pass (all zones)

Included

Transport
to your next destination

€19.00
2nd class 25yrs or under based on the global pass valid in 22 countries for 1 month

€19.00
2nd class 25yrs or under based on the global pass valid in 22 countries for 1 month

Included

Guided historical
city tour

€51.00
Guided city walking tour through Rome & Rome bus tour

€36.00
Athens city sightseeing & locally guided tour of the Acropolis

Included

Three-course
local meal

€30.00
A pizza making lesson & meal at Scoglio di Frisio, Rome

€31.00
Greek delights at
The Hani, Plaka

Included

Accommodation
at a central city hotel

€60.00
Regent Hotel, Rome

€69.00
Hotel President, Athens

Included

Hidden Taxes

Eeek, who knows?!?

Eeek, who knows?!?

Included

Cost of travelling your own way

A$211/Day

A$200/Day

Time Out Multi-Country
from A$127/Day


Time Out In-Depth Regional
from A$113/Day

Compare other ways to travel with Contiki in a day
Camping from A$87/Day         Concept from A$112/Day

* Prices & exchange rates validated at 10th July, 2012 at the locations stated. Actual costs may change without notice. Sightseeing cost comparison is based on similar activities of what’s included in a Contiki tour price. Contiki pricing based on 21 Day European Vista (Winter), 14 Day Spanish Spree (Winter), 23 Day European Trail (Winter), 46 Day The Big Chill. Food fund is included in the Camping & Concept tour comparisons above.


USA & Canada

     
   

New York City,
USA

 

Las Vegas,
USA

 

Vancouver,
Canada

Breakfast

US$8.00
Arome Café (coffee & croissant breakfast sandwich)

US$23.00
MGM Grand Hotel & casino

C$5.00
Tim Hortons (small coffee & hot breakfast sandwich)

Day Travel Pass

US$10.00
Metro Card

$US12.00
One day Monorail Pass

C$9.00
Sky Train day pass

Sightseeing

US$106.00
Liberty Island cruise $34, visit 68th floor of Empire State $22 & Grayline city tour $50

US$62.00
Vegas city night tour

C$74.00
City sightseeing tour

Transport
Per day price based on Dollar Rent a Car, 2 week trip returning car to same airport inc. insurance & tax, excl. fuel)

US$103.00

US$56.00

C$98.00

Dinner
(2 courses & a glass of wine, beer or soft drink)

US$45.00
Patsy’s Restaurant (house salad, cheese ravioli, soda & dessert)

US$33.00
Grand Lux Café Restaurant (dinner salad, chicken carbonara, soda & dessert)

C$46.00
Cactus Club Café (soup starter, salmon main, soda & dessert)

Accommodation
1 night (avg. price of budget hotel, twin share room only)

US$278.00
Hotel Pennsylvania

US$165.00
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino

C$185.00
Holiday Inn Downtown

Total cost
when travelling on your own (converted)

A$553/Day

A$353/Day

A$416/Day

Contiki’s USA & Canada from A$148/Day

* Prices & exchange rates validated at 16th May, 2012 at the locations stated. Actual costs may change without notice. Sightseeing cost comparison is based on similar activities of what’s included in a Contiki tour price. Contiki pricing based on 8 Day California Highlights.


Australia & New Zealand

     
   

Auckland,
New Zealand

 

Sydney,
Australia

 

Gold Coast,
Australia

Breakfast

NZ$21.00
Eggs Benedict at Mecca

A$17.20
Bacon, eggs, tomato, toast, coffee & juice at Tropicana Caffe

A$22.95
Fully cooked breakfast, coffee & juice at Pancakes in Paradise

Day Travel Pass

NZ$15.00
Discovery Day Pass (bus/train/ferry)

A$21.00
Mymulti Day Pass (bus/train/ferry)

A$10.00
Translink multi-zone day travel pass

Sightseeing

NZ$40.00
Explorer bus pass (not including entry to attractions)

A$69.00
AAT Kings Sydney afternoon city sights & Bondi tour

A$35.00
Super Duck Land & Water city sightseeing tour of canals

Transport
Youth bus pass

NZ$45.80
Based on Flexipass bus pass (30 hr pass averaging 5 hrs/day on travel days)

A$19.45
Greyhound Pass Sydney – Cairns valid for 90 days, travelling 20 days

A$19.45
Greyhound Pass Sydney – Cairns valid for 90 days, travelling 20 days

Dinner
(2 courses & a glass of wine, beer or soft drink)

NZ$42.40
at Degree Gastrobar

A$24.00
Una’s Restaurant two-course meal

A$36.70
at Georges Paragon Seafood restaurant

Accommodation
1 night (avg. price of budget hotel)

NZ$110.00
Jucy Hotel

A$130.00
BASE Backpackers Sydney, double room

A$78.00
Sleeping Inn, twin share with ensuite

Total cost
when travelling on your own (converted)

A$208/Day

A$280/Day

A$202/Day

Contiki’s Australia or New Zealand from A$93/Day

* Prices & exchange rates validated at 4th January, 2012 at the locations stated. Actual costs may change without notice. Sightseeing cost comparison is based on similar activities of what’s included in a Contiki tour price. Contiki pricing based on 3 Day Jaffas ‘n’ Jandals

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