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Discover North American Waterways: St. Lawrence and the Great Lakes - 2023

Montréal • 12-night Great Lakes small ship cruise with Kingston, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Cleveland, Detroit, Lake Huron, Manitoulin Island, Sault Ste. Marie, Mackinac Island, Lake Michigan • Chicago
  • SAIL INTO THE MISTS ON A NIAGARA FALLS CRUISE ABOARD THE HORNBLOWER
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Montreal to Chicago | North American Waterways: St. Lawrence and the Great Lakes
    TAKE A HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE TOUR OF HISTORIC MACKINAC ISLAND, WHICH REMAINS CAR-FREE
  • FLOAT PAST MORE THAN 50 ARCHITECTURAL WONDERS AND ENJOY THEM FROM A UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE ON THE CHICAGO RIVER
  • Lake in Montreal City
    DISCOVER THE ARCHITECTURAL HIGHLIGHTS AND INVIGORATING CITYSCAPES OF MONTRÉAL
  • ROUND OUT THIS REMARKABLE JOURNEY WITH AN EXTENSION TO CHICAGO
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    CRUISE ON THE 5-STAR OCEAN EXPLORER, AN AGILE AND STATE-OF-THE-ART EXPEDITION VESSEL THAT CAN NAVIGATE TO PLACES LARGER SHIPS CAN’T
DATES & PRICES
STARTING FROM
$9,999
  • $588
    PER DAY
  • 17
    DAYS
  • 26
    TOURS
  • 18 FREE Single Supplements Available
  • All Reduced Single Supplements Are Sold Out
TRIP WITH AIR
17 DAYS FROM $10,273
Luxury
LEADER IN SOLO WOMEN
FREE Solo Space
Solo Friendly Supplements
2-FOR-1 AIRFARE
Up to FREE Business Class.
Save up to $499 per couple with 2-for-1 international airfare.
3rd WOMAN TRAVELS FREE
Third woman sails for FREE on ALL departures.
 
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3rd Woman Travels for FREE in a Triple Cabin!

All Outside Cabins:

Jul 16
Montreal to Chicago
CODE: ECM23
FROM
$9,999
FROM
$10,999
$749 $374
BWI
FREE Single Supplement on Extension
MORE INFO
CRUISE DETAILS
TRAVEL DATES
Jul 16
MS Ocean Explorer
CALL TO BOOK
1-800-322-6677
STATEROOM AIR PROMO
Category OS: Amelia Earhart Owner's Suite (OS)
640

Category OS: Amelia Earhart Owner's Suite(OS)

Deck 7
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Double
Sold Out
Single
Sold Out
Category ES: Ferdinand Magellan Explorer Suite (ES)
394

Category ES: Ferdinand Magellan Explorer Suite(ES)

Deck 7
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Double
$17,799
Single
$35,598
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Business Class Upgrade Savings
Category JS: Junior Suite (JS)
401-404

Category JS: Junior Suite(JS)

Deck 6
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Double
$16,299
Single
$32,598
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Business Class Upgrade Savings
Category DS: Deluxe Suite (DS)
361-382

Category DS: Deluxe Suite(DS)

Deck 4
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Double
$15,099
Single
$30,198
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Business Class Upgrade Savings
Category BS: Royal Veranda Stateroom (BS)
307-355

Category BS: Royal Veranda Stateroom(BS)

Deck 6 & 4
deck image
Double
$12,999
Single
$25,998
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
Category PS: Palatial Veranda Stateroom (PS)
254-266

Category PS: Palatial Veranda Stateroom(PS)

Deck 7
deck image
Double
$12,399
Single
$24,798
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
Category GS: Grand Veranda Stateroom (GS)
254-266

Category GS: Grand Veranda Stateroom(GS)

Deck 6
deck image
Double
$11,999
Single
$23,998
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
Category TMS: Deluxe Veranda Middle Stateroom (TMS)
262-311

Category TMS: Deluxe Veranda Middle Stateroom(TMS)

Deck 4
deck image
Double
$11,399
Single
$22,798
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
Category TS: Deluxe Veranda Stateroom (TS)
246-264

Category TS: Deluxe Veranda Stateroom(TS)

Deck 4
deck image
Double
$10,399
Single
$20,798
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
Category TFS: Deluxe Veranda Forward Stateroom (TFS)
212-233

Category TFS: Deluxe Veranda Forward Stateroom(TFS)

Deck 4
deck image
Double
$9,999
Single
$19,998
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
Category SBS: Studio Veranda Stateroom (SBS)
226-244

Category SBS: Studio Veranda Stateroom(SBS)

Deck 7 & 6
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Double
-
Single
Sold Out
Category SS: Studio Stateroom (SS)
122-186

Category SS: Studio Stateroom(SS)

Deck 3
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Double
-
Single
$10,999
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
Additional Booking Information >
Aug 15
Chicago to Montreal
CODE: ECM23
FROM
$9,999
FROM
$10,999
$749 $374
BWI
FREE Single Supplement on Extension
MORE INFO
CRUISE DETAILS
TRAVEL DATES
Aug 15
MS Ocean Explorer
CALL TO BOOK
1-800-322-6677
STATEROOM AIR PROMO
Category OS: Amelia Earhart Owner's Suite (OS)
640

Category OS: Amelia Earhart Owner's Suite(OS)

Deck 7
deck image
Double
$19,799
Single
$39,598
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • FREE Business Class Air Upgrade
Category ES: Ferdinand Magellan Explorer Suite (ES)
394

Category ES: Ferdinand Magellan Explorer Suite(ES)

Deck 7
deck image
Double
$17,799
Single
$35,598
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • FREE Business Class Air Upgrade
  • Business Class Upgrade Savings
Category JS: Junior Suite (JS)
401-404

Category JS: Junior Suite(JS)

Deck 6
deck image
Double
$16,299
Single
$32,598
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • FREE Business Class Air Upgrade
  • Business Class Upgrade Savings
Category DS: Deluxe Suite (DS)
361-382

Category DS: Deluxe Suite(DS)

Deck 4
deck image
Double
$15,099
Single
$30,198
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • FREE Business Class Air Upgrade
  • Business Class Upgrade Savings
Category BS: Royal Veranda Stateroom (BS)
307-355

Category BS: Royal Veranda Stateroom(BS)

Deck 6 & 4
deck image
Double
$12,999
Single
$25,998
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Business Class Upgrade Savings
Category PS: Palatial Veranda Stateroom (PS)
254-266

Category PS: Palatial Veranda Stateroom(PS)

Deck 7
deck image
Double
$12,399
Single
$24,798
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Business Class Upgrade Savings
Category GS: Grand Veranda Stateroom (GS)
254-266

Category GS: Grand Veranda Stateroom(GS)

Deck 6
deck image
Double
$11,999
Single
$23,998
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
  • Business Class Upgrade Savings
Category TMS: Deluxe Veranda Middle Stateroom (TMS)
262-311

Category TMS: Deluxe Veranda Middle Stateroom(TMS)

Deck 4
deck image
Double
$11,399
Single
$22,798
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
Category TS: Deluxe Veranda Stateroom (TS)
246-264

Category TS: Deluxe Veranda Stateroom(TS)

Deck 4
deck image
Double
$10,399
Single
$20,798
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
Category TFS: Deluxe Veranda Forward Stateroom (TFS)
212-233

Category TFS: Deluxe Veranda Forward Stateroom(TFS)

Deck 4
deck image
Double
$9,999
Single
$19,998
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
Category SBS: Studio Veranda Stateroom (SBS)
226-244

Category SBS: Studio Veranda Stateroom(SBS)

Deck 7 & 6
deck image
Double
-
Single
Sold Out
Category SS: Studio Stateroom (SS)
122-186

Category SS: Studio Stateroom(SS)

Deck 3
deck image
Double
-
Single
$10,999
$749 $374
BWI
  • FREE Single Supplement on Extension
Additional Booking Information >
Deposit: $1000 per person

Prices are in U.S. dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. For additional details regarding General Terms & Conditions, see the Tour Participant Agreement online at www.vantagetravel.com/tandc.

Every effort has been made to produce this information accurately. Vantage Deluxe World Travel reserves the right to correct errors. Note: Prices shown are valid at press time and are for new bookings only.

Please note: Port charges are included in the base price for our Ocean Explorer and Ocean Odyssey travelers.

Land Transfers: Now available! Round-trip international airport transfers are now available for $120 to and from your ship or hotel on the base programs. Call for details. Transfers cannot be added inside of 60 days prior to departure.

Single Cabins: Single occupancy available in Categories SBS & SS. Subject to availability. Reduced single supplements may be available in other categories, please call for details.

Business Class Upgrade: From $1,600 per person, please call for details. Subject to availability.

Premium Economy Upgrade: Please call for pricing. Subject to availability.

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*Special third-guest rates are available in suites. Third-occupancy rates are not combinable with any other offers, including airfare offers. Third person accommodations include either sofa bed with deluxe mattress topper or rollaway bed.  Please call for details.  The third passenger who reserves a triple accommodation as part of a Groups reservation do not earn accumulating traveler rewards, nor can their Group leaders earn rewards for the third traveler in the suite.

*Airfares are roundtrip and per person and include government taxes and fees, destination airport transfers, and air fuel surcharges. Ask our Travel Consultants about airfare from other cities. Please note that Vantage cannot guarantee the most direct routing to/from your gateway city. Call 1 888 982-6824 for details.

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Vantage Leading Competitor Second Competitor  Vantage Advantage
Journey Discover North American Waterways: St. Lawrence and the Great Lakes Great Lakes of North America
 Cruising the Great Lakes: Chicago to Toronto Greatest value and most comprehensive features compared to our competitors!
 Departure Comparison Jul-Aug Mar-Apr  Sep
Per Diem $588 $724  $791
Included Tours and Special Features 24 included features and Cultural Discoveries - a value of $3,000
Possibility of excursion to Niagara Falls.
Charming port of call on Mackinac Island, with its preserved Victorian buildings.
Opportunity to visit Chicago before your cruise. 
 All private shore excursions. More included tours and cultural experiences offered!
2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Montréal city of design and Georgian Bay  UNESCO World Heritage Site: Biosphere Reserve of Georgian Bay. Not specified on webpage 
Complimentary services of a Vantage Deluxe Concierge to assist with all your personal requests before and during your adventure
 
 Vessel Size  Our ocean discovery vessel, the m/s Ocean Explorer has 15 solo cabins (11 for expedition cruises) and 15 triple-occupancy cabins each, with a maximum capacity of under 150 passengers on each sailing.  
Our ships are smaller, more intimate, and have an industry-leading number of solo-ready cabins, as well as a fantastic crew-to-passenger ratio. 
 Accommodations in hotels On each journey that we offer with Vantage, your hotel accommodations will be included in the total price of your cruise.      We choose all of our partner hotels with comfort and luxury in mind, and will let you know ahead of time which hotel you’ll be staying in at each port. 
Cruise-Only Price*  $9,999  $5,790  $9,490  Greatest value and most comprehensive features compared to our competitors! 
 # of Days  17  8  12
Meals 44 meals: 16 breakfasts, 14 lunches, and 14 dinners, with complimentary wine, beer, and soft drinks during dinner on board
Not specified on webpage 28 meals  The MOST included meals
Single Travelers Free Singles on every departure - Save up to $13,999!*
Price based on double occupancy, no single promotions on the webpage
 Special offers on select departures and cabin categories. The leader in solo travel - best value in the industry.
Extend Your Trip
Chicago 3 days from $1,099 ($366 per day)
Ottawa 3 days from $1,299 ($433 per day)

Not available at this time
Overnight hotel stays in embarkation/disembarkation cities available at additional cost.  Extend your journey and get more value for your dollar.
 Air Promotion Low-cost Airfares on all 2023 departures**
International and internal airfares NOT included.
International and internal airfares NOT included.  Best airfare and exclusive air upgrades. 
 Third Passenger Third person cruises for FREE on ALL departures. Triple-occupancy available on select cabins.      
10 Ways to Save *Referral Rewards [$200 per referred traveler after 2 referrals]

*Buy direct & save [savings for the traveler]

*SmartPay [pay in full 12 months in advance to save 10%]

*Preferred Traveler Rewards [earn 5% of purchase price toward future trips]


  Vantage offers the best value in Deluxe travel and the most ways to save.

Comparison date as of 9/29/22
* Subject to availability
** Not including $120 transfer fee
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