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Upgrade for FREE onboard the Rocky Mountaineer Train

For a limited time, book a qualifying Rocky Mountaineer holiday package of four nights or more through Rocky Mountain Holidays and receive a free rail seat upgrade on select dates in 2013. Space is limited and availability changes daily.

RedLeaf Service:
Guests receive a free rail seat upgrade to SilverLeaf Service

SilverLeaf Service:
Guests receive a free rail seat upgrade to GoldLeaf Service

GoldLeaf Service:
Guests receive a $400 credit towards the package price


Offer expected to end sometime next month (June 2013). Remember to mention the discount / promotion / coupon code: FREEUPGRADE when calling 1-888-PH-ROCKY (74-76259)

For more information on this Rocky Mountaineer Deal – visit Rocky Mountain Holidays.

Rocky Mountaineer 2-day Rail Sale – 2013

Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Deals – April / May 2012

The award winning Rocky Mountaineer train tour across the Canadian Rockies is on most of your bucket lists. If you are flexible on dates and are able to travel later this month or in May 2012, you must check out the following exclusive GoldLeaf offers on select dates from Rocky Mountain Holidays. The savings are significant.

Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Deal

For your convenience, I have posted the eligible dates below. These offers are strictly capacity controlled and so will not be around for long.

Eastbound Departures (3 night packages)

  • Vancouver to Banff: May 21, 28
  • Vancouver to Banff/Calgary: May 3
  • Vancouver to Jasper: May 7, 10, 14, 17, 28

Westbound Departures (3 night packages)

  • Banff to Vancouver: Apr 25; May 2, 8, 22
  • Calgary/Banff to Vancouver: May 12, 19
  • Jasper to Vancouver: Apr 25; May 2, 5, 26

For more information call freephone North America on 1-888-PH-ROCKY (74-76259) and press option 1. Outside of North America you can call freephone from the U.K. on 0800-567-7542 or long distance from all other countries +1 403-609-0286 and press option 1.

Alternatively, click on this link: http://rockymountainholidays.com/rocky-mountaineer-deals.html

Rocky Mountaineer Train Discounts and Deals 2012

Rocky Mountain Holidays™ have just announced their latest deal offerings on Rocky Mountaineer Train® packages; applicable on select 3 night packages on select travel dates in April 2012 and May 2012. These savings amount to almost  the equivalent of 20% and are subject to availability. These are exclusive Rocky Mountaineer deals.

In addition to these deals, which were just announced a few hours ago, they will also continue to offer the Rocky Mountaineer ® Stay and Play promotion through March and April 2012 which includes a FREE night in Vancouver as well as a FREE dinner in the Canadian Rockies or a Vancouver sightseeing tour. I have also listed more information below:
Rocky Mountaineer Stay and Play Promotion with Rocky Mountain Holidays
2012 Deals on 6+ night 2012 packages*
Book any qualifying six (6) or more night 2012 Rocky Mountaineer holiday through us and receive a FREE additional night in Vancouver, a FREE Vancouver sightseeing tour OR a dinner in the Canadian Rockies at your Banff, Jasper or Lake Louise hotel.

2012 Deal – FREE night in Vancouver*
Book any six (6) or more night 2012 Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf, SilverLeaf or RedLeaf package and receive a FREE additional night in Vancouver. Must be taken at the start or end of the package. Accommodation matches the accommodation grade of the package.

2012 Deal – FREE dinner or sightseeing tour* 
Book any six (6) or more night 2012 Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf, SilverLeaf or RedLeaf package and receive a FREE dinner in the Canadian Rockies at your Banff, Jasper or Lake Louise hotel OR a Vancouver sightseeing city tour. Guests travelling in GoldLeaf service will have additional tour options. The dinner or sightseeing tour must be taken at the start, the end or during your package.

FREE Rail and Cruise Fuel Surcharge Protection*
This early-bird promotion offers peace of mind. Your holiday price will not increase after you book even if oil prices do. Any rail and cruise surcharges imposed between now and packages booked up to October 2013 will be absorbed by us.

FREE Calgary Airport YYC to Calgary Hotel Transfer*
Get off to the right start when you arrive at Calgary Airport YYC. You will be met by a representative and transported to your Calgary hotel.

* Visit Rocky Mountain Holidays for details of these offers.

2011 Summer Holiday Packages – Canada

What a great start we have had to 2011 with about a metre of snow received by the ski resorts across Western Canada over the past week! Now that we are into 2011, the busy summer season does not seem so far away. With the early-bird deals starting to “fizzle” out or become less attractive for the summer, especially with the Rocky Mountaineer train packages, now is a good time to get a good deal on a 2011 spring, summer or autumn/fall package. Rocky Mountain Holidays have brochure downloads in PDF (Portable Document Format) and as always, we have provided the links below for easy reference. These packages can be easily customised based on your preferences (as long as the changes fit in with the rail or cruise schedule). Be sure to take advantage of specials such as free nights and activities in Vancouver – value added rather than discounts are the way to go.

Self-drive holidays are becoming increasingly popular in the Canadian Rockies as it gives you the independence but you also have full support when you are out here and the peace of mind that you won’t struggle to find accommodation during the peak season months in the Canadian Rockies. When booking a self-drive package, check to see if you have Loss Damage Waiver insurance coverage with your credit card provider as this can save you about $30 per day. Also, check out what the one way drop-off fees are from Vancouver to Calgary for example. When you book independently they can be as much as several hundred dollars whereas through a tour operator, typically the rates are about $75-$100.

Other things to look out for if you are shopping around are hidden fees such as “credit card surcharges”. This is a common technique used by some companies to squeeze some extra cash out of you after you have already agreed to the booking. It is also good to ask the straight question – “what extra costs will I have to pay in additional to the package price?”. Any good tour operator will be able to list these for you immediately so you know where you stand with the total of your holiday cost.

Here are the holiday brochures for 2011 – available for download through RockyMountainHolidays.com.

Wishing you all a healthy and happy 2011.

FREE night at Vancouver Fairmont 2010

Book a Rocky Mountaineer rail tour package of 3 nights or more on GoldLeaf Service or 5 nights or more on RedLeaf Service between June 7 and August 31, 2010 and receive a FREE additional night at a Fairmont Hotel in Vancouver. Some conditions apply.

Book by August 31, 2010 to take advantage of this special offer!

Download the packages below or visit Rocky Mountain Holidays.


Circle Tour Holiday Packages (Start and finish in Vancouver):

One-Way Tour Holiday Packages (Can be taken in either direction):

Trans-Canada Rail Tour Holiday Packages (Can be taken in either direction):

Rail and Self-Drive Holiday Packages (Can be taken in either direction):

City Stop Add-Ons (To be added to any of our packages or purchased separately):


Alternatively you can call 0800-567-7542 (freephone) from the U.K. or 1-888-747-6259 (freephone) from within North America.

Fairmont Discounted Package

Take advantage of last minute specials at the Fairmont hotels in the Canadian Rockies. See our suggested last-minute luxury holiday package below:

Suggested itinerary (can be customised):

TUE SEP 22
Arrive 09:50am. Pick-up car rental and GyPSy guide and drive to Banff (~1.5 hours)
Explore Banff townsite using your GYPSY guide. Banff gondola included. After the Banff gondola, soak in the Banff Hot Springs (located beside the Banff Gondola).
Overnight Banff.

WED SEP 23
Banff to Lake Louise. Drive along the old highway stopping at Johnston Canyon. Hike up to the upper falls at Johnston Canyon. From Johnston Canyon, continue onto Lake Louise gondola. Enjoy a buffet lunch and take the gondola or chair lift up to the interpretive centre. In the afternoon, drive to Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. If you have time, hike up to the tea house and up further to the big beehive for great views of the lake. Trail head is at the Chateau Lake Louise. Canoes can be rented on the Lake for about $30 per hour.
Overnight Banff.

THU SEP 24
Enjoy a 3-hour horseback ride along the Bow River. The afternoon is free for you to explore the many trails around Banff.
Overnight Banff.

FRI SEP 25
Explore Yoho National Park. Take the trans-Canada highway to Yoho National Park. Stops include spiral tunnels, Takakakaw falls and Emerald Lake. Lunch at Emerald Lake. Take a leisurely drive back stopping at Lake Louise and Moraine Lake if you didn’t have time on Wednesday.
Overnight Banff.

SAT SEP 26
Drive to Jasper along spectacular Icefields Parkway. Your GYPSY guide will point out all the sights. Take the snowcoach onto the Athabasca Glacier (included). Continue onto Jasper.
Overnight Jasper.

SUN SEP 27
Take the Jasper Tramway up Whistler Mountain. Soak in the Miette hot springs.
Overnight Jasper.

MON SEP 28
Explore Jasper area on your own using your GYPSY guide. Many trails to explore.
Overnight Jasper.

TUE SEP 29
Jasper to Lake Louise. Take your time as the scenery is just as spectacular coming back.
Overnight Lake Louise.

WED SEP 30
Morning – Canoe on Lake Louise or head to Banff. Take time to relax. Drive to Calgary YYC (approx. 1.5 hours from Banff, 2 hours from Lake Louise) – flight departs at 18:00.

Package for 2 adults includes:

– 3+1 FREE nights Banff Springs Hotel:
FAIRMONT QUEEN – CLASSIC ACCOMMODATION LOCATED THROUGHOUT RESORT WITH MOUNTAIN VIEWS, APPROX 250 SQ FT

– 2+1 FREE nights Jasper Park Lodge:
FAIRMONT QUEEN – LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE PROPERTY, PATIO, CABIN VIEW, APPROX 275 SQ FT

– 1 night Chateau Lake Louise:
FAIRMONT QUEEN HILLSIDE VIEW, COZY ACCOMMODATION – 165 SQ FT

– 9-day car rental with UNLIMITED Kms (Toyota Matrix or similar)

– 9-day GyPSy guide rental

– Banff Gondola

– Lake Louise – buffet lunch and sightseeing gondola

– 3-hour horseback ride (THU SEP 24 – 9am)

– Snowcoach onto Athabasca glacier

– Jasper Tramway

Total Discounted Package Price for 2 adults: CDN$2,788 ($1,394 per person). This rate includes all taxes and is what you would pay.

To book, contact rocky-peak Holidays direct. Rates and availability are subject to change.