Signature Christmas Markets River Cruise

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Pre-Travel Form

We need some important information prior to your trip. This information will include your flight details which we need for your transfer. Please fill in this information as soon as possible.

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Add Options to Your Tour

Please use this form to add available options to your tour. Any options selected will be added to your file and you will receive an updated invoice.

Arrival Transfers: Flights must arrive in Prague between 6:00 AM and 5:00 PM / Departure Transfers: Flights must depart Vienna after 6:00 AM and the last transfer operates at 3:30 PM / Pre- and Post-Night Transfers: Flight information is required in order to add transfers

Arrival Details

Arrive to Prague - Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) - flights must arrive in Prague between 6:00 AM and 5:00 PM

Departure Details

Depart from Vienna - Vienna International Airport (VIE) - flights must depart from Vienna after 6:00 AM and the last transfer operates at 3:30 PM

Airport Transfers

Airport transfers are not included with your tour. They may be purchased for an additional fare. Please use the form above to purchase transfers or make your way to the hotel for the start of the tour.

 

Pre- and/or post-night hotel transfers are not included. They may be purchased for an additional fare if the pre- and/or post-night hotel is booked through Avalon. Please use the form above to purchase transfers.

Flight Information

The Women’s Travel Club recommends booking flexible/refundable air tickets when possible. Please do not book flights until your tour status is guaranteed. Once your flights are booked please enter your flight information on the pre-travel form above.

If you would like assistance booking international flights for your tour please use the form below. The Women’s Travel Club Flight Desk will work with you to arrange the best options.

Our Flight management fee is CAD 100.00 + HST, per tour.

Entry Requirements

Visa

The Czech Republic, Germany and Austria are Schengen area countries. Canadian and U.S. citizens do not need a visa for travel to countries within the Schengen area. However, visa-free travel only applies to stays of up to 90 days in any 180-day period. Stays are cumulative and include visits to any Schengen area country.
 

Passport

Passports must be valid for 6 months beyond the date you expect to leave the Schengen area and have 2 blank pages.
 

Vaccinations
While no specific vaccinations are required, we recommend that your routine vaccinations are up to date and that you visit a local travel health clinic or doctor for advice prior to the trip.

 

The Women's Travel Club recommends travelers to be fully vaccinated against COVID. Some countries will require COVID vaccination to enter, it is the traveler's resposibility to insure they meet all requirements.  

 

Travel requirements may change at any time. Please visit your government's travel recommendations page.
Canada - https://travel.gc.ca/ 
USA -  https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel.html

Connect with your new travel friends!

Group Chat

Chat with others on your tour on our private, online network. Share information and ideas for your upcoming tour.

 

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Online Meet & Greet

Join the live, online meet and greet to meet your fellow travelers and your tour host. This informal online get-together will happen shortly before your tour.

 

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Photo Sharing

Share pictures from the tour on this photo sharing app. Photos can be uploaded to social media. A great way for everyone to have access to the best photos.

 

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Suggested Packing List

This is a suggested packing list for your tour. Please keep in mind that your personal needs or requirements may differ from the items on this list.

  • Flight information and documents - eticket number
  • Travel insurance policy 
  • Passport (make a copy)
  • COVID vaccination certificate (if required)
  • Pre travel COVID test certificate (if required)
  • Pen (please bring your own for filling our documents)
  • Camera (with extra memory cards and batteries)
  • Cash, credit card and debit card
  • Cell phone, tablet, etc with charging cables
  • Day pack (for daily excursions)
  • Ear plugs (if needed)
  • Electical adapter and converter
  • External charger
  • Face masks
  • First aid kit and medications (bring extra prescription medications in their prescription bottles/packages)
  • Fleece top/sweater
  • Footwear including comfortable closed toe shoes
  • Gloves/mittens
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Halloween costume (optional)
  • Hat/toque
  • Headphones or earbuds
  • Jacket
  • Locks for bags
  • Long pants
  • Money belt (optional)
  • Personal entertainment (reading and writing materials, cards, music player, etc)
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Scarf
  • Shirts (blouses, t-shirts, tank tops, etc)
  • Sleepwear
  • Small travel towel (optional)
  • Smart outfit (optional for evenings out)
  • Sunglasses
  • Toiletries
  • Watch and/or alarm clock

Weather

Weather will be cool. Temperatures will average between 5°C (41°F) and -2°C (28°F).

Currency

The official currency of the Czech Republic is the Czech crown (Kč/CZK). Coins come in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50, banknotes come in denominations of 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000 and 5000 and 1 Czech crown = 100 halers. However, purchases do not use halers or are they provided back in change. Prices are subject to rounding. For example, if the price is 299 crowns and 75 halers, you will pay 300 crowns. If the price is 159 crowns and 20 halers, you will pay 159 crowns.

Many shops, restaurants and tourist centres accept Euros, but change may be returned in Czech crowns.

ATMs can be found in sufficient numbers in Czech towns. Internationally recognized credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, Plus, Maestro, etc. are accepted in most shops and restaurants.

The official currency of Germany and Austria is the Euro (€). 1 Euro = 100 Cents. Coins come in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cents and 1, 2 euros and banknotes come in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 euros.

In Germany, debit cards and major credit cards (American Express, Visa, Mastercard) are accepted, but smaller shops and cafés might only accept cash payments. Therefore, it's wise to have some euro bills and coins on hand.

In Austria, ATM's are widely used and are called "Bankomat". Outdoor venues can be found at most branches of Austrian banks. It's advised to check with your local bank to ensure that your bank card is equipped with the necessary codes. Also, a four-digit PIN is required to access an ATM. Credit cards are accepted in hotels and major restaurants and stores, but are less accepted for purchases in small shops, cafes or grocery stores.

Electric Outlets

In Czech Republic, Germany and Austria there are three associated plug types, types C, E and F. Type C plugs have two round pins, type E plugs have two round pins and a hole for the socket’s male earthing pin and type F plugs have two round pins with two earth clips on the side. Czech Republic, Germany and Austria operate on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
 
A universal all-in-one travel adapter (can be purchased from retailers like Amazon) will allow you to plug in and charge most electronic devices. Most electronic devices have built-in converters. However, if you plan to use North American appliances like hair dryers, flat irons or curling irons you will need a converter.