Travelling in style

by | March 15, 2018

Enjoy exquisite style and comfort with Insight Vacations’ Luxury Gold Escorted Journeys.


Guests with Harris hawks at Ashford Castle in County Mayo, Ireland.

Insight Vacations has brand new 2018 worldwide Luxury Gold Escorted Journeys showcasing a unique and exclusive collection of VIP experiences. Guided by a highly-skilled travel director, guests can look forward to travelling in smaller groups, savouring authentic dining and enjoying a range of immersive Insight experiences.

Guests seeking the ultimate in indulgence and refinement will enjoy an exclusive collection of journeys that go above and beyond expectations, luxury hotels with impeccable service, and exceptional dining in exquisite style and comfort. Travellers can enjoy a diverse selection of 42 small group journeys across the globe including Europe, Britain, Africa, India, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America and North America.

Guests’ experiences are further enhanced with the introduction of Luxury Gold’s exclusive Chairman’s Collection, which is curated by the Travel Corporation’s (which owns many brands including Insights) chairman, Stanley Tollman. A special extra exclusive experience has been included on select departure dates. These experiences include lunch with an Italian Count at his grand Tuscan villa or visiting the gardens of Alnwick Castle with The Duchess of Northumberland. Or even dining with a French Count at Paris’s oldest café or joining Princess Anita von Hohenberg for a drinks reception at Artstetten Castle.

Within Luxury Gold’s 2018 Luxury Escorted Journeys programme are nine new itineraries bringing guests to the forefront of personalised and truly unforgettable experiences, including these three journeys. Their dedicated travelling concierges will be ready to share their in-depth knowledge and passion for the destination, and will take care of all the logistical details.

• French Vogue – Over this 10-day journey, travellers will take in France as its meant to be done – by exploring Paris on a gourmet foodie walk, admiring the beauty of Van Gogh’s Provence in Arles and mingling with the rich and famous along the French Riviera. Guests can luxuriate in an exclusive VIP visit to the country’s largest privately-owned chateau before enjoying some of the world’s best wines during a wine-tasting hosted at a renowned vineyard.

An authentically Parisian day includes VIP access to the Eiffel Tour and a privately-hosted dinner at a local Parisian’s home to savour home-cooked French fare. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, guests can enjoy luxurious down time the Fairmont, Monaco with its spa and exquisite rooftop pool. Prices from US$4,750 (around S$6,215) per person, based on twin sharing.

Enjoy exceptional dining experiences.

• Croatia and Montenegro – This 12-day extraordinary journey showcases the warm hospitality, cultural riches and mesmerizing coastline of Croatia and Montenegro. Travellers will discover the many wonders of the area including a VIP Experience to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Diocletian’s Palace after it is closed to the public.

Guests will enjoy famous blend tasting at the hilltop Vina Vukas winery with a local expert before indulging in a mouthful of fresh oysters from the Mediterranean. While in Montenegro, travellers will spend a few nights at the Regent Porto Montenegro, the crowning gem of the area and the best five-star luxury accommodation in the region, where guests will never be far from a stunning view of the Adriatic Coast. Prices from US$4,725 (around S$6,182) per person, based on twin sharing.

• Timeless Scandinavia – Discover a world of nautical grandeur, extraordinary natural wonders including majestic fjords on this 12-day journey to Scandinavia. Guests will enjoy stunning panoramic views of Oslo while drinking a toast atop the Hollmenkollen Ski Jump after a private VIP viewing at the accompanying museum celebrating 4,000 years of skiing.

From there, travellers will venture to Stockholm for a guided kayaking expedition past spectacular waterfalls and soaring mountains. In Stockholm, guests will stay and dine at Hotel at Six, which received ‘Europe’s Best Hotel’ and ‘Best Restaurant in a Hotel at the International Hotel and Property’ awards in 2017. The world-famous Dining Room restaurant will feature a delightful meal of contemporary and seasonal cuisine. Prices from US$6,625 (around S$8,668) per person, based on twin sharing.




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