Save $200 per couple on TourCrafters’ Italy by Train Special


TourCrafters is cutting the price of their new Italy by Train Special by US$200 per couple, and adding a “goody bag” worth US$200 per couple, if the package is booked by August 30.

The 7-night, 3-star package costs US$1,319 and includes round-trip air from New York, arrival transfer, a Eurostar train ticket, three nights accommodation in Rome (Hotel Brasile), two nights in Florence (Hotel Meridiana), two nights in Venice (Hotel Malibran), seven buffet breakfasts, a half-day city tour in each city, service charges, and taxes.

In addition, each client will receive a “goody bag” valued at US$100 that includes a 25 percent discount on Rome sightseeing tours; in Florence, a free 24-hour city bus pass, free entrance to the Palazzo Vecchio and Palazzo Medici Riccardi, a 10 percent discount on CAF tours and excursions, and a 10 percent discount on bike and scooter rentals; and in Venice, free entrance to the Casino and a free visit to a Murano glass factory.

Upgraded hotels are available. A US$1,579 4-star package inludes the Hotel Oxford in Rome, Hotel Cavour in Florence, and the Hotel Carlton & Grand in Venice. A 5-star package costs US$2,519 for the St. George Hotel in Rome, the Villa Olmi in Florence, and the Palazzo Stern (on the Grand Canal) in Venice.

Air fare add-ons from other Alitalia departure cities are as follows: Boston from US$60, Chicago from US$105, and Miami from US$110.

All prices quoted are per person, double occupancy, are subject to availability, and do not include airport taxes of US$115 or fuel surcharges of US$260, which are not included in the quoted price because they are subject to change by the airline. Reservations must be paid for within 72 hours of booking.

For more information, visit For reservations, call 800-482-5995.