ALBATours is offering a ‘Tax Buster’ sale with $1,000 per couple savings on all 2014 escorted coach tours in Italy & Med cruises

TORONTO — Effective immediately, ALBATours is featuring a ‘Tax Buster’ sale on all of its 2014 escorted coach tours in Italy and Mediterranean Cruises with MSC Cruises, whereby it pays the fuel surcharges and airport taxes. This represents a savings of $1,000 per couple.

Clients must book by Feb. 5 to take advantage of this offer.

When it comes to Mediterranean cruises, ALBATours has a number of options to choose from. For instance, clients can fly direct from Toronto to Venice via Air Canada rouge and then embark on a one-week cruise holiday in the Eastern Mediterranean (MSC Preziosa or MSC Fantasia), a two-week cruise holiday that also includes two nights in Venice, five nights at leisure plus a free rental car, or a two-week cruise holiday that also includes a seven-night post-cruise tour in Italy by coach and train.

As far as ALBATours’ popular escorted coach tours go, the brand is featuring seven options for 2014: the 10-day ‘Dolce Vita in Tuscany’ tour, the eight-day ‘Artistic Italy’ tour, the 10-day ‘Best of Italy’ tour, the 16-day ‘Grand Tour of Italy’ tour, the eight-day ‘Italy South’ tour, the 10-day ‘Italy’s Jewels – Calabria & Sicily’ tour and the nine-day ‘Vendemmia in Calabria’ tour.

Also on sale are ALBATours’ ‘European Grand Voyages.’ There’s a 23-day/21-night cruise and touring holiday that departs on April 27 that starts with three nights pre-cruise touring in Italy, followed by a nine-night Western Mediterranean cruise on the MSC Orchestra, a nine-night post-cruise tour in Germany, the Czech Republic, Austria and Italy, and a flight back to Toronto from Rome on Alitalia.

There is also a 22-day/20-night tour that departs on Sept. 5 that includes an eight-night tour in Italy and Germany and is followed by a 10-night Western Mediterranean cruise aboard the MSC Poesia, before wrapping up with a two-night post-cruise tour in Italy and flight back to Toronto on Alitalia out of Florence.

All tour and cruise packages include air out of Toronto. For more information, visit