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Start a New Holiday Tradition and Share Memories for a Lifetime




DOWNERS GROVE, IL - June 24, 2009 … Tired of gifts that disappear into the closet after just a few hours? This year celebrate with the people most important in your life and share unprecedented savings on year-end travel from Abercrombie & Kent.   Follow in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia in Jordan.  Spend Christmas in the picture postcard alpine setting of Bariloche.  Set off into the wilds of Botswana on a safari adventure.  Photograph your own "March of the Penguins” in Antarctica.  Inaugurate a new tradition in your family and save up to 30% on select holiday season departures. 


"Our clients tell us that they want to spend more time with the people that matter most in their lives.  But with limited vacation and family members spread out across the country, finding the time can be a challenge,” explains Scott Wiseman, president of Abercrombie & Kent, Inc.   "This year the holidays offer the perfect opportunity to get everyone together – in a place you've always dreamed of – to create memories you will cherish for a lifetime.”


Savings on eleven different itineraries for travel in December range from $1,115 to $4,110 per person when you book by July 31, 2009.  Choose from small group escorted departures or Signature itineraries with a private guide.




Argentina Family

Imagine how much fun your family will have horseback riding at an estancia, shooting a few holes of golf or learning the tango at a private lesson. Pause just long enough to stock up on world-famous chocolates before heading off to fish, canoe or mountain bike at Llao Llao, where every room has a breathtaking view.

Spend Christmas in Bariloche in a picture-postcard Alpine setting with a special four-course White Christmas Eve dinner. 

10 days from $6,970 per person, double occupancy (originally $8,930).  Save $1,960!


Signature Botswana

Spend Christmas in the heart of Botswana's Okavango Delta at Baines' Camp, where custom-made four-poster beds offer the choice of sleeping under the stars on your private deck. Your journey culminates with a special holiday dinner at breathtaking Victoria Falls, along with a sunset cruise down the Zambezi River.

12 days from $6,195 per person, double occupancy (originally $7,695).  Save $1,500!


Wings Over Botswana

Trade winter winds for the warm breezes of the Okavango Delta, the predator capital of Africa.  Accommodations include Sanctuary's Chobe Chilwero and Chief's Camp, recommended as two of the "World's Best” by Travel + Leisure and Conde Nast Traveler.  Track wildlife with the help of expert guides, walk with elephants at Stanley's Camp and see one of nature's greatest marvels, Livingstone's Victoria Falls.

12 days from $6,850 per person, double occupancy (originally $8,550).  Save $1,700!


Signature Chile

From cosmopolitan Santiago to the labyrinthine hills of Valparaíso to the lush forests of Torres del Paine and the glaciers and fjords of Patagonia, Chile is a one-stop destination for nature lovers and intrepid travellers. On this independent journey you sample it all, including a day in the Chilean Lake District for rafting, horseback riding or a photo safari at the Osorno volcano. Your holiday journey includes a celebratory toast in the Casablanca wine valley and a visit to Nobel Prize winner Pablo Neruda's residence, La Sebastiana.

12 days from $7,025 per person, double occupancy (originally $8,825). Save $1,800!


Under Southern African Skies

Bring home amazing family memories on this holiday-season safari. Your journey takes you (by swift charter flights) from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park, the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park.  Walk with a trio of orphaned elephants at Sanctuary Baines' Camp where you can sleep out under the stars.  Take a walking tour of magnificent Victoria Falls and experience a classic tented safari in Kruger National Park.

13 days from $7,370, double occupancy (originally $9,270). Save $1,900!


Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands Family Holiday Antarctica is a premiere family destination — especially when you travel with A&K. Children sailing aboard MV 'Minerva' take part in a special enrichment program aimed at young travellers and receive a unique visit from Santa Claus on Christmas Day. Follow in the footsteps of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton and stand amongst thousands of penguins in the Falklands; get a closeup view of the wildlife-rich, glacier-carved coves of South Georgia before visiting a research station on the Antarctic Peninsula.

20 days from $9,296 per person, double occupancy (originally $12,395).  Save $3,099!




Signature Jordan

Explore the desert landscapes of Wadi Rum that inspired Lawrence of Arabia as well as Petra, "the rose-red city half as old as time” featured in Indiana Jones. Spend a fun and relaxing New Year's holiday at the Kempinski Ishtar on the Dead Sea, with nine swimming pools and the longest private beach in Jordan.

8 days from $3,335 per person, double occupancy (originally $4,450).  Save $1,115!


Highlights of Northern India

Add a touch of the exotic to this year's holiday celebrations with a journey through 5,000 years of history and a kaleidoscope of cultures, religions and landscapes, including Khajuraho's Hindu temples, the magnificent Taj Mahal and the holy city of Varanasi. Visit the romantic palaces and forts of Rajasthan, ride an elephant in Jaipur and witness life along the Ganges, where the devout still gather as they have done for untold centuries.

15 days from $7,355 per person, double occupancy (originally $10,530). Save $3,175!


Signature India

Do your holiday shopping in vibrant markets filled with unique and inexpensive g
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