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We have selected to work almost exclusively with Alamo's 'Gold' plan and National's 'Fully Enhanced' plan, which we believe best meets your needs. Both plans include the maximum available insurance pre-paid within
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Overnight accommodation is included on your fly-drive itinerary - call us for a quote or get a quote online
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Within your tailored quote will be a price for the airfares that best meet the needs of your travel arrangements
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The Independent Traveller has been sending customers to Canada for over 35 years and as such have the expert knowledge to mee your expectations
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Sometimes we get special deals and free extras which will be included in your quote if they are available
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These fly-drives are available in various seasons throughout the year so you have the flexibility to plan your itinerary carefully
14-day Québec Fly-Drive
Day 1 - Montréal
Arrival in Montreal, transfer to your downtown hotel for your overnight stay in the second largest French speaking city in the world, and the "Lonely Planet's'' - 'World's happiest place'.

Day 2 - Montréal
Since 1642 Montreal has excited visitors and today is a major city in North America. It is well known for its Underground City - a 30km network of shopping malls, hotels, theatres and restaurants. In June it host's the Canadian Grand Prix and throughout the summer many festivals, including the International Jazz Festival and Just for Laughs Festival. What is perhaps not so well known is that it houses one of the world's greatest arboretums, which is spectacular in the autumn. Overnight Montreal.

Day 3 & 4 - Québec City
Day 3 - Pick up your car this morning and drive along the South Shore of the St Lawrence crossing the river into Québec City. Even older than Montreal, founded in 1608, Québec City is unique as it is the only walled city in North America. It was the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in the continent and as mentioned the site of the important battle between Wolfe and Montcalme. Overnight in Québec City.

Day 4 - A full day to explore Québec City, do the walking tour on the Plains of Abraham, experience spectacular Montmorency Falls, visit the superb churches and historic buildings of the Walled City. Québec City has an enviable reputation for fine food, with many restaurants and pavement cafes serving an imaginative variety of food. Overnight in Québec City

Day 5 - Tadoussac
Today drive along the stunning North Shore to Tadoussac, where the St Lawrence's meets the Saguenay Fjord, it is here that the fresh water enters the saline St Lawrence and provides ideal feeding for more than 12 species of whales that migrate here every summer, including the white beluga a St Lawrence resident! We encourage you to consider one of the whale watching experiences this afternoon. Overnight in Tadoussac

Day 6 - Baie Comeau
Continue the drive along the North Shore of the St Lawrence. Breathtakingly scenic, it offers a reasonable expectation of seeing whales as you drive along. Overnight in Baie- Comeau.

Day 7 - Métis sur Mer
This morning take the ferry across the St Lawrence to Mantane and onto Metis sur Mer, a delightful seaside destination which also houses one of the most beautiful gardens in North America. Try their delicious and innovative lunch menus using local flowers and plants. (June- Sept).

Day 8 & 9 - Sainte-Anne-des-Monts
A short drive today to Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, situated at the gateway to the spectacular Gaspesie National Park. Québec's National Parks contain over 650 animal species and over 325 different kinds of birds. Two days to see how many you can find in this park. Overnight Sainte-Anne-des-Monts.

Day 10 - Montmagny
This morning we retrace our steps down the South Shore of the St Lawrence through the many delightful small villages and towns with their unique architecture and witness the thousands of snow geese on their annual migration each Autumn and Spring. Overnight at Montmagany.

Days 11, 12 & 13 - Saint-Alexis-des-Monts
This morning we cross the river at Québec City to the North side, heading for Saint-Alexis-des-Monts. We suggest three days here at one of the many delightful lodges in this stunning area. With great access to the Mauricie National Park, Good opportunities for walking, boating, kayaking, golf and spectacular wildlife viewing. Staying three days in one place at the end of your trip allows you to relax and enjoy La Bonne Vie (The Good Life).

Day 14 - Homeward bound
A short drive to Montreal Airport to return your car and then fly home to the UK

What will it cost?
This is perhaps the hardest question we are asked as we tailor make every single trip to your specific requirements. The cost will be substantially affected by the grade of accommodation chosen from the large variety available. However as a guide we would recommend you to work to a figure of £150.00 per couple per day for good quality accommodation and a car with all of the taxes and insurance pre-included. For flight prices and a full quotation, please call or email the office.

The next step
We have available a large amount of useful information, brochures, etc on the area described above. We would be happy to forward these to you and work with you to produce an individual quotation to meet your specific needs. Please feel free to modify the trip. If you click on the button to get a quotation and complete the simple form, we'll email you a quote within 48 working hours.

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What to do next

We would suggest you ring us and talk through your ideas. We will then prepare a choice of accommodation, car-hire and flights that fit your travel plans. You will then recieve a full quotation for you to consider.

We are able to arrange everything for you and will
support you throughout your holiday.

Alternatively, complete our online quote form by clicking the button below.

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01509 618800
FREE Canada Holiday Brochure Get a FREE Brochure

Need some Ideas? Get a copy of our FREE brochure to help you tailor make your Canada Holiday.

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