Americans Maximize Tax Refunds and Invest in Extraordinary Vacations with Trafalgar

Anaheim, Calif., April 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As tax day approaches, many Americans are starting to receive their refunds and are already planning on how to spend it. Many have decided to invest in themselves and take that vacation they've been dreaming of, especially now that it's even more affordable with Trafalgar's current offers. From the canals of Venice and Switzerland's scenic beauty to United States' iconic national parks, the forests of Costa Rica and even a family adventure in Japan, there's never been a more perfect time to see the world.

A Trafalgar guided vacation removes all the hassle and inconvenience of traveling because all of the details are taken care of. From perfectly-planned itineraries, sightseeing with VIP access, unique Insider moments and free time to explore, every moment and dollar spent is truly maximized. Adding to the value of Trafalgar's popular vacations is the inclusion of major items such as hotel accommodations, land transportation, many local meals, baggage handling, gratuities and an expert Travel Director.

In addition, travelers can take advantage of the last opportunity to save up to $1,027 per couple* on air-inclusive worldwide vacations for travel in 2015. Savings combine Trafalgar's 5% Early Payment Discount, plus a $200 per couple air credit on guided vacations. Air credit is valid on all airlines and classes of service.

For nearly 70 years, Trafalgar has leveraged local connections and knowledge to build a collection of over 1,300 Insider Experiences, often copied but never equaled, that make Trafalgar vacations the best way to see a destination. Choose from a range of over 250 worldwide destinations across 11 travel styles and 67 countries.

Some of Trafalgar's most popular itineraries with current offers:

Secrets of Italy

8-day Hidden Journey provides a deep experience off the beaten path in a small group from $2,209^

Delve deep into the scenery and gastronomy of Italy's Piedmont region, famous for its wines, antipasti, and amaretti- and the stunning Aosta Valley, this trip is a feast for all senses.

Costa Rica Eco Adventure

8-day Country Explorer delves into one country in depth from $1,591^

Honor Earth Day and book a trip to discover all the iconic experiences Costa Rica has to offer on this eco-adventure: visit Tortuguero National Park, see Arenal Volcano and walk through the treetops at Monteverde Cloud Forest.

Secrets of Switzerland

9-day Hidden Journey provides a deep experience off the beaten path in a small group from $3,183^

Experience the fastest growing tourism trend of exploring the scenic side of Switzerland by taking back roads to travel through picture-perfect countryside to discover off-route places like the Emmental region and the walled town of Murten.

Samurai Discovery

8-day Family Experience designed with a mix of discovery, fun and education from $3,396^

Shinto gods and stunning landscapes meet futuristic cities and virtual worlds, on a family-focused journey of discovery that roams from the bustling streets of Tokyo to the serene temples of Kyoto. Combining fun and education, this vacation is perfect for all ages.

California Dreamin'

8-day Family Experience designed with a mix of discovery, fun and education from $2,399^

This exciting family trip combines San Francisco, tales of Sierra Nevada's Gold Rush, views of the great California coastline and an interactive visit to Yosemite. Enjoy VIP access to attractions like entering the Monterey Bay Aquarium before it even opens so children can quiz staff about marine life on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour.

To book, contact your Travel Agent or call our experts at 866-544-4434. Visit for a free brochure.

About Trafalgar

Trafalgar is the world's most award-winning guided vacation company, offering over 250 exceptional quality and value itineraries across a diverse range of travel styles in Europe and Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Central and South America, USA and Canada. With nearly 70 years of experience and unrivaled local expertise, Trafalgar's perfectly-planned, hassle-free itineraries each feature a unique collection of authentic Insider Experiences, revealing the real side of each destination. Join the Insider conversation at:,,,

About The TreadRight Foundation
Trafalgar is a proud supporter of the TreadRight Foundation. Created as a joint initiative between The Travel Corporation's family of brands, the TreadRight Foundation is a not-for-profit working to ensure the environment and communities we visit remain vibrant for generations to come. To date, TreadRight has helped support more than 35 sustainable tourism projects worldwide. The foundation's guiding principle is to encourage sustainable tourism development through conservation, leadership and support for communities.

TreadRight's past project partners include WWF, Conservation International and The National Trust in the UK. Current initiatives include sponsoring the National Geographic Society's inaugural "World Legacy Awards," helping to combat wildlife crime with WildAid, and empowering individuals with the Alliance for Artisan Enterprise.

To learn more about our past and current work at TreadRight, please visit us at


Terms and conditions: *Save up to $1,027 per couple with Trafalgar's 5% Early Payment Discount (EPD) and limited-time $200 per couple airfare offer (promo code: 15MAAIR100) when booked and paid in full between by 4/30/15; new bookings only; valid on all airlines. Savings vary, are not valid on all vacations/departure dates, are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Not valid with other promotional offers, but are combinable with most brochure discounts. Sample savings based on European Supreme departing 6/1/15. ^Prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy, subject to availability, vary by departure date and reflect applicable 5% EPD savings. Conditions apply. CST#2077132-20

CONTACT: Lisa Tran McKee Trafalgar 714-937-4946

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