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Admire the sun-soaked stone buildings in Santorini, Greece.
Photograph the iconic Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey.
Take a 9 or 10-night cruise aboard NCL’s new ‘Norwegian Viva’ ship.
Enjoy time at leisure before your cruise in bustling Athens, Greece.
Admire the Metropolitan Orthodox Temple of Saint Gregory Palamas in Thessaloniki, Greece.
History buffs can discover the world-renowned Parthenon in Athens, Greece.
Make use of your premium beverage package at the Penrose Bar aboard the ‘Norwegian Viva’ ship.
Enjoy speciality dining at Los Lobos Mexican restaurant aboard the ‘Norwegian Viva’ ship.
Take a dip in the infinity pool aboard the ‘Norwegian Viva’ ship.
Sample street food such as sesame bread rings in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Discover one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World in Ephesus, Turkey.
See the Goddess of Wisdom at the Celsus Library in Ephesus, Turkey.
Breathe in enticing aromas as you wander the Spice Bazaar in Istanbul, Turkey.
See the Broadway production ‘Beetlejuice’ perform in the theatre aboard the ‘Norwegian Viva’ ship.
Speed across the horizon at the Prima Speedway aboard the ‘Norwegian Viva’ ship (charges apply).
Experience The Rush Slide aboard the ‘Norwegian Viva’ ship.
Admire the bright white buildings in Mykonos, Greece.
Enjoy a day tendered to the famous island of Mykonos, Greece.
Soak in the stunning coastlines from Santorini, Greece.
Marvel at the blooming bougainvillea in Santorini, Greece.
Experience the stunning scenery and sun-soaked beaches of Rhodes, Greece.
Dock in Heraklion to marvel at the crystal-clear seas and craggy mountains of Crete, Greece.
Discover the charming city of Volos, Greece (Itinerary 2 only).
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All-Inclusive Greece & Turkey Cruise

Operated by TripADeal
Cruise aboard NCL’s new ‘Norwegian Viva’ ship
Enjoy ‘Free At Sea‘ inclusions of beverages, Wi-Fi, specialty dining & more
Explore ancient sites & idyllic islands as you sail the Mediterranean
Dates: 3 Jun - 8 Sep 2025
Earn & Use Qantas Points
Return international full-service flights
9-night cruise with NCL’s Free At Sea inclusions
3 nights of 4-star hotel accommodation
26 meals plus a beverage package while cruising
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Overview

Embark on an unforgettable 15-day hotel and cruise package through enchanting Greece and Turkey. Wander alongside stunning coastlines, explore the ruins of enthralling ancient sites and treat your taste buds to authentic Mediterranean cuisine on a holiday you'll cherish forever.

Your journey begins in world-renowned Athens, the capital of Greece, ideal for history buffs who want to step back in time to the unforgettable Acropolis and Parthenon. From here you’ll board Norwegian Cruise Line’s world-class 'Norwegian Viva' ship, brimming with incredible new experiences for an all-inclusive voyage you’ll never forget. Catch the Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical 'Beetlejuice' in the ship's theatre, sing along to your favourite hits from the interactive live music hall and zip around the Viva Speedway go-kart track! 

When you stop in Thessaloniki, visit the UNESCO Rotunda of St. George or browse the selection of local cheese and olives at Modiano Market. Dock at the Port of Izmir in Turkey where you’re perfectly positioned to head further inland to the ruins of Ephesus. Remaining in Turkey, immerse in the sensory delights of the Spice Bazaar and marvel at the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque) with an overnight stay onboard in Istanbul. 

Enjoy a day on the famous island of Mykonos, an iconic Greek destination boasting bright white buildings that pop against sparkling waters. Cruise to Santorini to admire the sun-soaked stone buildings, perhaps sample Greek wines at family-owned wineries or discover hidden gems such as Amoudi Bay. Relax on the serene white-sand beaches of Rhodes before docking in Heraklion where you can marvel at the crystal-clear seas and craggy mountains of Crete. You’ll then cruise back to Athens to disembark and begin the journey home.

This incredible package includes return international full-service flights, 3 nights of hotel accommodation, a 9-night cruise, 26 meals plus a premium beverage package while cruising and more.

Want more? Choose Itinerary 2 to discover the highlights of Volos on a 10-night cruise plus enjoy 29 meals and more. Add extra days to your itinerary with Arrive Early and Stay Behind in Athens, Greece packages.

Tour Inclusions

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Cruise from Greece to Turkey and the spectacular Greek Islands in summer
  • Enjoy free time in Athens and witness ancient wonders including the Acropolis, Parthenon and more
  • Embark on an exciting all-inclusive cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Enjoy exploring more of Istanbul with an overnight stay on your cruise
  • See Istanbul's historical sites including the Hippodrome, Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque, Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, Topkapi Palace and Spice Bazaar
  • Visit Izmir, your gateway to the ancient city of Ephesus in Turkey
  • Admire the postcard-perfect views of Santorini's whitewashed houses and blue-domed churches
  • Soak up the sun in Mykonos, a charming Aegean gem and one of Greece's best-known islands
  • Cruise to Rhodes where ancient history meets modern charms
  • Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore Thessaloniki, Greece’s second-largest city
  • Discover the historic city of Heraklion (Crete), boasting Venetian architecture including magnificent fortified walls
FLIGHTS
  • Return international full-service flights (economy class), departure city surcharges may apply
CRUISE
  • Itinerary 1: 9-night cruise aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship, ‘Norwegian Viva’
  • Itinerary 2: 10-night cruise aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest ship, ‘Norwegian Viva’


Get more onboard with NCL's Free At Sea benefits including:

  • Pre-paid gratuities included onboard the cruise
  • Bonus non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverage package for the duration of the cruise
  • Bonus Special Dining package to use at any specialty restaurant onboard
  • Bonus Wi-Fi package per person during the cruise
  • Bonus $50 USD shore excursion credit per cabin for every port visited
  • Enjoy onboard entertainment including the Tony-nominated Broadway musical, "Beetlejuice"
ACCOMMODATION
  • 3 nights of 4-star hotel accommodation in Athens, Greece
DINING
  • Itinerary 1: 26 meals including all while cruising
  • Itinerary 2: 29 meals including all while cruising
  • Norwegian Cruise Line’s specialty dining package included
  • Premium beverage package included on board
ESSENTIALS
  • Airport taxes and surcharges
  • Port surcharges and taxes included
  • Cruise gratuities included
UPGRADES AVAILABLE
  • Arrive Early: Arrive up to 30 days before your tour starts (does not include hotel accommodation, meals or transfers)
  • Stay Behind: Return up to 30 days after your tour concludes (does not include hotel accommodation, meals or transfers)
  • Stopover Packages: Break up the long-haul flight with a stopover at a fantastic location (see checkout for details)
  • Optional Tours: Optional experiences and tours are available to add to your itinerary (see checkout for details)
  • Cabin Upgrades: Cabin upgrades are available (see checkout for details)
  • Flight Upgrades: Upgrade to Business Class (see checkout for details)
  • Preferred Airline: Fly with a preferred airline (see checkout for details)

Please note: Extra charges may apply, see the Important Info section and checkout cart for fees and details

Itinerary 1
Day 1 Australia (or New Zealand) - Athens, Greece

Today you'll depart from Australia (or New Zealand) to Athens, Greece!

Please note: Due to flight scheduling and availability, some customers may be required to depart on Day 2, to arrive on Day 2. Some customers may also depart on Day 0. Flight times will be indicated on your final documentation, which you will receive 4-6 weeks prior to departure.

Meals included: In-Flight

Day 2 Free Day Athens, Greece

Upon arrival, please make your own way to your centrally-located hotel. Taking a taxi from Athens airport to the hotel is convenient and easy and the journey is approximately only 29 kilometres from the airport to the city-centre hotels. Alternatively, you can take the subway from the airport to the city centre and make your own way to the hotel on foot. Tickets can be purchased locally at the train station.

Once settled in, you might like to explore the historic Plaka neighbourhood, known for its narrow streets, charming shops and delightful tavernas offering traditional Greek cuisine. Make sure to look up towards the world-famous Acropolis from the shop-and-cafe-lined boulevard and feel a sense of speechlessness that will continuously pop up throughout the day. Shrouded in myth and legend, it's hard to move in Athens without stepping directly into history. You'll find that temples, shrines and statues pepper the ancient city and each are dedicated to various iconic Greek luminaries.

Overnight: ibis Styles Athens Routes (or similar)

Meals included: None

Day 3 Free Day Athens, Greece

Today is yours to enjoy at your own pace! You could delve into the captivating world of Greek mythology at the National Archaeological Museum (not included) which houses a vast collection of artefacts or take a leisurely stroll along the charming pathways through the beautiful National Gardens.

Afterwards, why not marvel at the grandeur of the Panathenaic Stadium, the site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896? The best part is, that you can admire the stadium's impressive architecture from the outside without paying an entrance fee. You could perhaps end your day by witnessing a magical sunset at the top of Lycabettus Hill where panoramic views of the city await.

Overnight: ibis Styles Athens Routes (or similar)

Meals included: None

Day 4 Begin 9-Night Cruise - Athens (Piraeus), Greece

Depart: 17:00

Today, enjoy a morning at leisure before it's time to board your 9-night all-inclusive cruise aboard the brand new 'Norwegian Viva' ship.

At the appropriate time, make your own way from your hotel to the port for check-in.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Dinner

Day 5 Thessaloniki, Greece

Docked: 08:30 - 16:00

Touring the impressive historic sites of Thessaloniki is akin to rolling back in times to sweeping empires, mighty fortresses and imposing palaces. Dating back to 315 BC, the city is considered the cultural hub of Greece so you'll find ancient ruins amongst vibrant streets lined with delicious restaurants, boutique shops, popular festivals and scenic views of the ocean. Whether you're looking to dive into the region's storied past, explore the modern-day culture or soak in its natural beauty, Thessaloniki truly offers something for everyone.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 6 Izmir (Ephesus), Turkey

Docked: 07:00 - 16:00

Historic Izmir dates back over 5,000 years and is archaeologically rich despite being virtually rebuilt from scratch in 1922. The ancient city of Ephesus, home to the Artemis Temple and the Zeus Altar, is one of the world's best-preserved archaeological sites.

Optional Activity: Ancient City of Ephesus Tour - $135 per person
On an optional shore excursion, visit the Ancient City of Ephesus on a guided tour. Upon arrival in Izmir, meet your tour guide at the harbour and transfer to Selcuk, Turkey. Your first stop is Ephesus, one of the best-preserved ancient cities in the world, built in the 10th century BC. In Ephesus, you will see Curates Street, famous Roman Baths, Celsius Library and the Grand Theatre. You'll then continue to the Ephesus Museum and explore the large collection of artifacts found in the ancient city. Afterwards, you'll visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. On your way back to the ship, you'll visit a handicraft centre that performs one of the oldest arts of Turkey, carpet weaving. Here you will enjoy refreshments while watching a demonstration of the local carpet-weaving techniques. Your tour will finish back at the ship where the rest of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 7 Istanbul, Turkey

Docked: 10:00 - Overnight

Istanbul, straddling the Bosphorus Strait that separates Europe and Asia, is a city rich in history and cultural diversity. Formerly known as Byzantium and later Constantinople, it has served as the capital of several empires including the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman. This unique historical layering adds to the city's vibrant character and architectural splendour, making it a fascinating destination for travellers from around the world.

Optional Activity: Istanbul's Historic Sites - $170 per person
Meet your tour guide at the harbour and transfer to the Old City to visit the Hippodrome and its onsite monuments including the Snake Column from Delphi and an Egyptian obelisk from Luxor. You'll then continue to the 16th-century Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque, one of the city's most recognised landmarks that is commonly known as the Blue Mosque. Your next stop is the Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, the greatest surviving example of Byzantine Architecture with stunning 6th-century golden mosaics. Your tour continues to Topkapi Palace before you can sample local cuisine with an included lunch at an authentic Turkish restaurant. Afterwards, you'll head to the Spice Bazaar where you'll find exotic spices, Turkish baklava, Turkish delights, Turkish coffee, small souvenirs and more. After the tour, your guide will transfer you back to the ship where you can enjoy the evening at your leisure.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 8 Istanbul, Turkey

Depart: 16:00

There's a new aura of excitement in Istanbul these days, as this centre of the Ottoman Empire has become one of the world's focal points for art, fashion, haute cuisine and nightlife. Of course, there's always an abundance of ancient monuments and grand mosques with stunning frescoes to see here, like the Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 9 Mykonos, Greece

Tender: 11:30 - 21:00

Mykonos is one of the most famous islands in the Aegean Sea and is part of the Cyclades group. Known for its vibrant nightlife, beautiful beaches and iconic white-washed architecture, Mykonos is a popular destination for both international celebrities and tourists seeking a lively holiday spot. The island's capital, Chora, is an enchantingly picturesque town with narrow winding streets, beautiful churches and chic boutiques.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 10 Santorini, Greece

Tender: 08:00 - 22:00

Santorini, officially known as Thira, is one of the most iconic and picturesque islands in the Cyclades group of the Aegean Sea. Renowned for its dramatic views, stunning sunsets, unique white-washed buildings with blue domes and volcanic-sand beaches, Santorini is one of the most widely photographed places in the world.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 11 Rhodes, Greece

Docked: 09:00 - 19:00

Rhodes, the largest of the Dodecanese islands in Greece, is renowned for its rich history, archaeological sites, medieval architecture and beautiful beaches. Situated in the southeastern Aegean Sea, close to the coast of Turkey, Rhodes blends historical treasures with a vibrant contemporary lifestyle, making it a compelling destination for travellers.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 12 Heraklion (Crete), Greece

Docked: 08:00 - 18:00

Although it's on the Greek Island of Crete, Heraklion offers a wealth of Venetian architecture from their rule in the 13th century, including magnificent fortified walls. Don't miss the Minoan Palace of Knossos, immortalized in Greek Mythology by the legend of the Minotaur.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 13 Athens (Piraeus), Greece - Disembark Cruise

Disembark: 07:00

This morning you'll dock back in Athens, Greece. After disembarkation, make your own way to the hotel for the night and enjoy your last evening in this vibrant, magical city while reminiscing about the amazing memories from the trip.

Overnight: ibis Styles Athens Routes (or similar)

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 14 Athens, Greece - Australia (or New Zealand)

Enjoy your day at leisure until it is time to make your own way back to the airport.

Meals included: In-Flight

Day 15 Arrive Australia (or New Zealand)

Itinerary 2
Day 1 Australia (or New Zealand) - Athens, Greece

Today you'll depart from Australia (or New Zealand) to Athens, Greece!

Please note: Due to flight scheduling and availability, some customers may be required to depart on Day 2, to arrive on Day 2. Some customers may also depart on Day 0. Flight times will be indicated on your final documentation, which you will receive 4-6 weeks prior to departure.

Meals included: In-Flight

Day 2 Free Day Athens, Greece

Upon arrival, please make your own way to your centrally-located hotel. Taking a taxi from Athens airport to the hotel is convenient and easy and the journey is approximately only 29 kilometres from the airport to the city-centre hotels. Alternatively, you can take the subway from the airport to the city centre and make your own way to the hotel on foot. Tickets can be purchased locally at the train station.

Once settled in, you might like to explore the historic Plaka neighbourhood, known for its narrow streets, charming shops and delightful tavernas offering traditional Greek cuisine. Make sure to look up towards the world-famous Acropolis from the shop-and-cafe-lined boulevard and feel a sense of speechlessness that will continuously pop up throughout the day. Shrouded in myth and legend, it's hard to move in Athens without stepping directly into history. You'll find that temples, shrines and statues pepper the ancient city and each are dedicated to various iconic Greek luminaries.

Overnight: ibis Styles Athens Routes (or similar)

Meals included: None

Day 3 Free Day Athens, Greece

Today is yours to enjoy at your own pace! You could delve into the captivating world of Greek mythology at the National Archaeological Museum (not included) which houses a vast collection of artefacts or take a leisurely stroll along the charming pathways through the beautiful National Gardens.

Afterwards, why not marvel at the grandeur of the Panathenaic Stadium, the site of the first modern Olympic Games in 1896? The best part is, that you can admire the stadium's impressive architecture from the outside without paying an entrance fee. You could perhaps end your day by witnessing a magical sunset at the top of Lycabettus Hill where panoramic views of the city await.

Overnight: ibis Styles Athens Routes (or similar)

Meals included: None

Day 4 Begin 10-Night Cruise - Athens (Piraeus), Greece

Depart: 17:00

Today, enjoy a morning at leisure before it's time to board your 10-night all-inclusive cruise aboard the brand new 'Norwegian Viva' ship.

At the appropriate time, make your own way from your hotel to the port for check-in.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Dinner

Day 5 Thessaloniki, Greece

Docked: 08:30 - 16:00

Touring the impressive historic sites of Thessaloniki is akin to rolling back in times to sweeping empires, mighty fortresses and imposing palaces. Dating back to 315 BC, the city is considered the cultural hub of Greece so you'll find ancient ruins amongst vibrant streets lined with delicious restaurants, boutique shops, popular festivals and scenic views of the ocean. Whether you're looking to dive into the region's storied past, explore the modern-day culture or soak in its natural beauty, Thessaloniki truly offers something for everyone.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 6 Izmir (Ephesus), Turkey

Docked: 07:00 - 16:00

Historic Izmir dates back over 5,000 years and is archaeologically rich despite being virtually rebuilt from scratch in 1922. The ancient city of Ephesus, home to the Artemis Temple and the Zeus Altar, is one of the world's best-preserved archaeological sites.

Optional Activity: Ancient City of Ephesus Tour - $135 per person
On an optional shore excursion, visit the Ancient City of Ephesus on a guided tour. Upon arrival in Izmir, meet your tour guide at the harbour and transfer to Selcuk, Turkey. Your first stop is Ephesus, one of the best-preserved ancient cities in the world, built in the 10th century BC. In Ephesus, you will see Curates Street, famous Roman Baths, Celsius Library and the Grand Theatre. You'll then continue to the Ephesus Museum and explore the large collection of artifacts found in the ancient city. Afterwards, you'll visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. On your way back to the ship, you'll visit a handicraft centre that performs one of the oldest arts of Turkey, carpet weaving. Here you will enjoy refreshments while watching a demonstration of the local carpet-weaving techniques. Your tour will finish back at the ship where the rest of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 7 Istanbul, Turkey

Docked: 10:00 - Overnight

Istanbul, straddling the Bosphorus Strait that separates Europe and Asia, is a city rich in history and cultural diversity. Formerly known as Byzantium and later Constantinople, it has served as the capital of several empires including the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman. This unique historical layering adds to the city's vibrant character and architectural splendour, making it a fascinating destination for travellers from around the world.

Optional Activity: Istanbul's Historic Sites - $170 per person
Meet your tour guide at the harbour and transfer to the Old City to visit the Hippodrome and its onsite monuments including the Snake Column from Delphi and an Egyptian obelisk from Luxor. You'll then continue to the 16th-century Sultanahmet Imperial Mosque, one of the city's most recognised landmarks that is commonly known as the Blue Mosque. Your next stop is the Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque, the greatest surviving example of Byzantine Architecture with stunning 6th-century golden mosaics. Your tour continues to Topkapi Palace before you can sample local cuisine with an included lunch at an authentic Turkish restaurant. Afterwards, you'll head to the Spice Bazaar where you'll find exotic spices, Turkish baklava, Turkish delights, Turkish coffee, small souvenirs and more. After the tour, your guide will transfer you back to the ship where you can enjoy the evening at your leisure.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 8 Istanbul, Turkey

Depart: 16:00

There's a new aura of excitement in Istanbul these days, as this centre of the Ottoman Empire has become one of the world's focal points for art, fashion, haute cuisine and nightlife. Of course, there's always an abundance of ancient monuments and grand mosques with stunning frescoes to see here, like the Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 9 Volos, Greece

Docked: 12:00 - 21:00

Step into the bustling city of Volos, one of Greece's largest cities and top tourist destinations. Located at the northern end of the Pagasitikos Gulf, this city embodies living like a local to the fullest. From riveting archaeological sites to historical and mesmerizing museums, shopping on Ermou Street and learning about its mythical background, you'll leave Volos feeling like a true Greek. For all the foodies at heart, why not indulge in mouthwatering recipes originating from the Pelion mountain villages?

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 10 Mykonos, Greece

Tender: 11:30 - 21:00

Mykonos is one of the most famous islands in the Aegean Sea and is part of the Cyclades group. Known for its vibrant nightlife, beautiful beaches and iconic white-washed architecture, Mykonos is a popular destination for both international celebrities and tourists seeking a lively holiday spot. The island's capital, Chora, is an enchantingly picturesque town with narrow winding streets, beautiful churches and chic boutiques.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 11 Santorini, Greece

Tender: 08:00 - 22:00

Santorini, officially known as Thira, is one of the most iconic and picturesque islands in the Cyclades group of the Aegean Sea. Renowned for its dramatic views, stunning sunsets, unique white-washed buildings with blue domes and volcanic-sand beaches, Santorini is one of the most widely photographed places in the world.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 12 Rhodes, Greece

Docked: 09:00 - 19:00

Rhodes, the largest of the Dodecanese islands in Greece, is renowned for its rich history, archaeological sites, medieval architecture and beautiful beaches. Situated in the southeastern Aegean Sea, close to the coast of Turkey, Rhodes blends historical treasures with a vibrant contemporary lifestyle, making it a compelling destination for travellers.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 13 Heraklion (Crete), Greece

Docked: 08:00 - 18:00

Although it's on the Greek Island of Crete, Heraklion offers a wealth of Venetian architecture from their rule in the 13th century, including magnificent fortified walls. Don't miss the Minoan Palace of Knossos, immortalized in Greek Mythology by the legend of the Minotaur.

Overnight: NCL 'Norwegian Viva'

Meals included: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner

Day 14 Athens (Piraeus), Greece - Disembark Cruise

Disembark: 07:00

This morning you'll dock back in Athens, Greece. After disembarkation, make your own way to the hotel for the night and enjoy your last evening in this vibrant, magical city while reminiscing about the amazing memories from the trip.

Overnight: ibis Styles Athens Routes (or similar)

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 15 Athens, Greece - Australia (or New Zealand)

Enjoy your day at leisure until it is time to make your own way back to the airport.

Meals included: In-Flight

Day 16 Arrive Australia (or New Zealand)

Important Info

Booking information 

After purchase, you will receive a receipt and a Purchase Confirmation, directing you to an online Passenger Information Form. You must complete the Passenger Information Form within 72 hours of purchase. Any special requests, preferences and optional extras MUST be clearly stated in your Passenger Information Form. Any change requested after submitting your Passenger Information Form cannot be guaranteed, is strictly subject to availability and will incur surcharges as outlined in the Schedule of Fees below.
 
On purchasing this Travel Offer, you are bound by the General Terms and Conditions and the specific terms and conditions outlined in this Important Information.
 
Please note: All countries and territories have different entry requirements in relation to vaccinations, quarantine/isolation periods and travel restrictions. Due to the evolving nature, we would ask all of our customers to monitor, meet and adhere to the specific requirements of their intended destination(s) in the lead-up to and immediately before travel, as well as any requirements post-travel upon their return.
 
CANCELLATION POLICY
Tour packages are non-refundable. If your tour package is affected by Covid-19-related travel restrictions and you are unable to travel, you will receive either a free date change (credit that is specific to your original package and purchase value) or an open credit less any non-recoverable supplier fees to the value of your original purchase for use on any other tour or package available via the TripADeal website.
 
Please note: Date change credits are subject to availability and not guaranteed until confirmed by TripADeal, not the tour operator you are due to stay with. We recommend you consider purchasing travel insurance with Covid-19 protection. The standard cancellation policy will apply if you cannot travel because you have tested positive for Covid-19.
 
Please note: All additional charges are payable in AUD (unless otherwise stated).
 
Offer essentials

This travel offer is valid for travel on selected dates until the 8th September 2025.
 
This travel offer is priced per person based on a twin share.
 
Single Traveller Supplement
For solo travellers, a mandatory single supplement applies:
• Interior Cabin: $3,500
• Balcony Cabin: $4,500
Please note: Accommodation for single customers who are travelling on a tour or cruise package may be in a single room, depending on availability.
 
Departure Dates     
Itinerary 1: 2025
September: 8
 
Itinerary 2: 2025
June: 3, 13*, 23^
Please note: See checkout for live dates and availability.
 
Surcharges
Please note: 
• Dates/months with a * incur a high season surcharge of $150 per person.
• Dates/months with a ^ incur a high season surcharge of $700 per person.
 
Flights

Departure Cities     
Sydney, Melbourne, *Brisbane, *Adelaide, Perth or *Auckland.
 
Departure City Surcharges
• Brisbane and Adelaide: $100 per person.
• Perth: $400 per person.

International Full-Service Airline(s) Used
• Cabin Class: Economy Class.
• Airlines: Etihad Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Qantas Airways, Turkish Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Air France, KLM, British Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Thai Airways, Virgin Australia plus codeshare partners (subject to availability)
Please note: We cannot accommodate one-way flights. Travellers must take all included flights within the package, and any flights intentionally forfeited will result in later flights being subject to cancellation.
 
Missed Flights 
If you fail to arrive for your outbound flight, you risk all flight and land arrangements in your destination being automatically cancelled by the airlines and land operator, respectively. Additional fees may apply to reinstate these services. If you will miss your flight for whatever reason, please contact us as soon as possible to make arrangements.
 
Preferred Airline Surcharge
• Cabin Class: Economy Class.
• Qatar: $400 per person. 
• Emirates: $300 per person. 
Please note: 
• Preferred airlines are subject to availability. If we are unable to fulfil your request, the above extra cost will be refunded.
• On any upgrade purchase, short-haul flights and domestic flight sectors are not guaranteed, subject to aircraft configuration.
• In the event that a purchased stopover package and a purchased preferred airline upgrade are not compatible, you will have the option to receive a refund for the preferred airline upgrade or be offered an alternative stopover city option, e.g if you choose to fly with Singapore Airlines you cannot stopover in Dubai.
• Preferred airline refers to the marketing carrier and could include codeshare partners.
 
Arrive Early Options
• Athens - $300 per person.
High season dates range up to $500 per person, subject to availability.
Please note:
• This fee does not include extra nights' accommodation, meals or airport transfers.
• You may book a date to arrive early via our website but only a date that is within 30 days of the tour departure date. If you wish to arrive earlier than 30 days before your tour departure date, please call our friendly staff for availability and pricing. Additional costs may apply.
• No flight booking changes or cancellations are permitted after air tickets have been issued.
• Flight changes are subject to availability at the time of booking.
• A high season arrive early can be purchased for up to $500 per person, subject to availability.
• High season surcharges apply to flights departing between the below date ranges (only available for purchase over the phone):
28th March 2025 - 27th April 2025
16th June 2025 - 20th July 2025
15th September 2025 - 12th October 2025
 
Stay Behind Options
• Athens - $300 per person.
High season dates: up to $500 per person, subject to availability. 
Please note:
• This fee does not include extra nights' accommodation, meals or airport transfers.
• A stay behind can only be booked up to one month after your package end date upon check-out. Should you wish to stay later, please contact us to request availability. Additional costs may apply.
• No flight booking changes or cancellations are permitted after air tickets have been issued.
• Flight changes are subject to availability at the time of booking.
• A high season stay behind can be purchased for up to $500 per person, subject to availability.
• High season surcharges apply to flights departing between the below date ranges (only available for purchase over the phone):
16th June 2025 - 20th July 2025
15th September 2025 - 12th October 2025
1st December 2025 - 31st January 2026
 
Stopover Packages 
• Doha, Qatar.
• Dubai, UAE.
• Bangkok, Thailand.
Includes:
• 2, 3 or 5 nights in 4-star accommodation. 
• Daily breakfast.
• Return airport transfers.
Please note: 
• For pricing, please refer to the payment cart at checkout.
• When a pre and post-tour stopover is chosen, the same stopover location must be chosen each way, due to the airline used.
• When selecting an Arrive Early or Stay Behind in conjunction with a Stopover Package, the stopover will take place after the departure date you select for your Arrive Early or Stay Behind.
• Stopover packages are subject to availability.
• In the event that a purchased stopover package and a purchased preferred airline upgrade are not compatible, you will have the option to receive a refund for the preferred airline upgrade or be offered an alternative stopover city option, e.g if you choose to fly with Singapore Airlines you cannot stopover in Dubai.
• Blackout dates apply to flights departing between the below date ranges:
Doha: 1st November 2025 - 2nd January 2026
Dubai: 1st December 2025 - 2nd January 2026
Bangkok: 22nd December 2025 - 2nd January 2026
 
Flight Class Upgrades
Business or Premium Economy Class: For pricing, please refer to the payment cart at checkout.
Please note:
• Flight upgrades are subject to availability and pricing changes (if we cannot fulfil your request, the upgrade cost will be refunded).
• On any upgrade purchase, short-haul flights and domestic flight sectors are not guaranteed.
 
Cruise

Norwegian Cruise Line ‘Norwegian Viva’ Ship
Welcome aboard the all-new Norwegian Viva, the next stunning ship in a brand-new class, designed for you to live life to the fullest. Stay connected to the ocean with experiences that bring you closer to the horizon. Stretch out, way out, in our most spacious accommodation to date. And look forward to first-rate service so you can live it up every second. So, whether you're taking a seaside stroll on Ocean Boulevard, swimming up to the horizon on Infinity Beach or delighting in culinary excellence at Indulge Food Hall, nothing comes between you and the sea. 
 
Built: 2023 
 
Currency Onboard
$ USD. 
 
Free At Sea Inclusions
As part of this package, you will receive the below NCL ‘Free At Sea Inclusions’:
• A complimentary non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverage package for the duration of the cruise.
• One complimentary Special Dining package to use at any specialty restaurant onboard (book a balcony cabin and receive an additional specialty dining package per person).
• One 150-minute internet package per person during the cruise.
• Receive a $50 USD shore excursion credit per cabin for every port visited.
For a full summary of all inclusions along with all terms and conditions, please visit the NCL site here.
 
Cabins/Staterooms
Interior Cabin
These Inside Staterooms are the most affordable way to cruise. They include two lower beds that convert to a queen, perfect for two guests to rest and recharge.
 
Balcony Cabin
Balcony staterooms include two lower beds that convert to a queen, a sitting area and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open onto a private balcony offering amazing views.
Please note:
• Cruise timetables are subject to change. Some cruise cabins may have restricted views, based on availability.
• Cruise cabins are booked on a guaranteed basis and are assigned by the cruise line prior to departure. 
• Your cruise cabin number will be reflected in your final documents.
 
Accommodation

Accommodation Used
4-Star Properties (Self-Rated)
• Athens, Greece: ibis Styles Athens Routes.
Please note: Accommodation/rooms offered are based on a lead-in room type and are subject to availability based on seasonality. In the instance a property is not available, a similar standard of accommodation will be provided. Properties will be confirmed and included in your travel pack, which you will receive 4-6 weeks before travel.
 
Extra Nights
Not available.
 
Maximum Room Capacity
2 people.
 
Child Policy
• No child discounts. The full price applies to all children travelling with their parents.
• Valid for children 2 years old and over.
Please note: Minors under 21 years old must be accompanied by and share a cruise cabin with a responsible adult 21 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors are allowed.
 
Triple Share
Not available.
 
Bedding Configuration
Twin/Double (subject to availability).
 
General information

Optional Tours/Activities
• Day 6: Ancient City of Ephesus Tour - $135 per person.
• Day 7: Istanbul's Historic Sites Tour - $170 per person.
Please note:
• Some tours or shore excursions require minimum numbers to operate.
• Shore excursions can be booked/reserved directly with the cruise line before travel (subject to availability).
• Shore excursions can also be booked whilst onboard (subject to availability).
• Shore excursion programmes and itineraries may vary depending on local conditions and/or any unforeseen events concerning the timing on the day of the tour. Some excursions are very popular, and therefore availability cannot always be guaranteed, it is advisable to book in advance to avoid disappointment.
 
Exclusions

• Visa fees and requirements.
• Domestic transfers and flights not stated in the deal offer.
• Meals/beverages not stated in the deal offer.
• City tax (if applicable).
• Optional cruise gratuities/tipping.
• Land tour gratuities/tipping.
• Optional activities/tours. 
• Personal expenses.
• Travel insurance.
 
Other important information

CLIMATE & AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
Greece 
The best time to visit Athens and the Greek Islands begins in May when the mean temperature is 21°C degrees and rainfall is minimal and continues through to October with average temperatures ranging from 21-29°C. The days are sunny and clear! 
 
Turkey
Istanbul
• March to April have highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C.
• May to October have highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C.
 
FLIGHTS
Seat Selection & Frequent Flyer Points
We do not arrange seat selection. It is essential to highlight that some airlines do not allow pre-selected seats. We strongly suggest you contact the airline directly with seating allocation requirements and/or arrive at the airport earlier to arrange your seating. While we do not add frequent flyer member details to bookings, you can do this directly with the airline once you have your flight information.
 
Passport Validity
Customers must provide valid passport details either at the time of purchase or no later than 45 days before the departure date. Failure to do so may result in the cancellation of the booking. Customers will be responsible for any costs and fees incurred in this instance.
 
CRUISE
Embarkation/Disembarkation
• Begins approximately 2 hours after docking.
• Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
• Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
• Check your specific sailing for exact departure and arrival times. All times are local to the port.
Please note: Strict Covid-19 terms may also apply regarding proof of insurance covering Covid-19 and/or vaccination. Please refer to the cruise lines’ terms and conditions for further information before boarding.
 
Cruise Loyalty Discounts
Please note: Travellers must contact the cruise line directly upon receiving their travel documents in order to request any membership benefits they may be entitled to.
 
Luggage
You will be responsible for all your personal belongings whilst travelling.
 
OTHER
Mobility
If you require wheelchair access please contact our friendly sales and service team to inquire on your behalf.
 
Fitness Level Required
A leisurely level of fitness will be required. Leisurely is described as requiring light walking, including up multiple stairs, and occasional hiking, may involve uneven surfaces. Able to travel unassisted and get on and off vehicles and small boats. Suitable for most fitness levels and mobility. 
Please note: If you have any concerns, please consult your healthcare provider prior to purchase/travel.
 
Yellow Fever
A valid international certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever is required in many countries. You may need to present this on arrival at the airport or border crossing. Some countries will refuse entry if you are unable to present your certificate. It's also common for your home country to request a Yellow Fever certificate upon arrival. You must check with your doctor well before leaving home about the Yellow Fever requirements for the countries you'll be visiting.
 
Gratuities/Tipping
Land
Tipping for services provided is always a matter of personal discretion; however, please be aware that many locals consider tipping part of their normal remuneration, and they may approach you for payment; there's no need to be intimidated by the request.
 
Cruise
Gratuities (tips) are included for the cruise staff's services throughout this tour's cruise component. If you have any questions regarding the gratuities on your cruise, please speak to the guest services staff onboard the ship.
 
Sightseeing
Please note: If entry to a site is affected by changes in operating hours or public holiday closures, your itinerary, where possible, may be adjusted, or a similar activity will be offered in its place (subject to availability).
 
Shopping
Shopping overseas can be a daunting and confusing experience, especially when there is a language barrier. Please be very cautious when foreign currencies and prices are involved. If paying by credit card, please pay close attention to the amount you are being charged and keep all your receipts. Do not make any purchases you are not comfortable with or feel pressured into. If you are uncertain or need assistance with the language barrier, please seek assistance from your Tour Guide/Leader. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions regarding shopping for further information.
 
Visas

Europe (Shengen Visa Countries)
A tourist visa is not required for Europe for stays up to 90 days if travelling on an Australian passport.
 
Turkey
According to the Law on Foreigners and International Protection which entered into force on 11th April 2014, those foreigners who arrive at seaports and intend to visit the seaport city or nearby provinces for touristic purposes are exempt from visa provided that their stay does not exceed 72 hours.
Important: 
• Please start arranging your visa three weeks before departure to account for any delays due to consulate operating hours.
• Visa rules may have changed since Covid-19. Some countries and airlines may require you to obtain an additional visa before arrival. Please check with the nearest embassy, consulate or immigration department of the destination you're entering.
Please note: 
• Passengers who are not Australian citizens must also check with the respective consulate or visa agency to determine what their visa requirements are and what personal identification is required.
• It is also important to note that some areas of employment, such as journalism, government authorities and charity organisations, may have additional restrictions in applying for visas. This may, in turn, affect the type of application required.
 
Travel insurance

Embarking on your next trip is exciting, and while you hope the unexpected does not happen, it is best to be prepared. We strongly recommend you take out travel insurance when making your booking. Whether it’s a potential medical emergency, a flight cancellation, a delayed suitcase, or an unforeseen event, it's important to ensure you're adequately protected. For more information or advice visit https://www.tripadeal.com.au/travel-insurance
 
Schedule of fees

Voluntary Changes
This includes booking changes requested by you, including but not limited to those changes requiring an airline ticket or a Purchase Confirmation reissue.
• Changes - $100 AUD per booking and any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel providers.
 
Name Changes Due To Passenger Error
• If the incorrect name has been provided, charges of $100 AUD per booking and any additional charges applied by the airline/cruise company/accommodation/other travel providers.
 
Supplier Fees
In the event the tour package you have purchased is unable to proceed, and/or a travel Supplier is unable to fulfil the tour due to external circumstances (Limitation of Liability e.g. a Force Majeure event), there may be a fee or amount of money that is withheld by our Suppliers and is unrecoverable. This may be due to non-refundable airline tickets, cancellation penalties with cruise cabins or unrecoverable payments with our land/accommodation partners. If refunds are not available from Suppliers, we will endeavour to obtain a travel credit on the best terms available and communicate these outcomes to you. In the event we are unable to obtain a refund or travel service credit, or part thereof, this cost is passed on to the customer as a Supplier Fee.