Panama Canal The World’s Greatest Shortcut
January 9-27, 2024

January 9-27, 2024

$9659 per person (CAD)
Based on double occupancy

Single supplement: $4439

Price includes all  taxes & gratuities
Deposit of $1200 due at time of booking
Final Payment due: October 9, 2023

Embark on an enchanting voyage aboard the magnificent NCL Norwegian Bliss and brace yourself for an extraordinary journey spanning from Los Angeles to Miami. Prepare to be captivated by countless days of rejuvenating cruising, where each moment is a breath of fresh air. Explore rare and exquisite destinations, creating memories that will linger in your heart.

Prepare yourself for an extraordinary experience like no other as you bear witness to the awe-inspiring new Panama Canal Locks in action. This departure holds a special allure, allowing you to marvel at the monumental feat of engineering achieved through the Panama Canal expansion. Brace yourself, for these locks are not just impressive—they are colossal and awe-inspiring!

Imagine the sheer magnitude of this project, with a staggering cost exceeding $5 billion. The enormity of these locks is matched only by the colossal vessels they can accommodate. It’s a marvel of modern engineering that leaves one breathless with admiration.

Such is the rarity and exclusivity of transiting these monumental locks that only a select few cruise ships have the privilege. The costs associated with navigating these engineering marvels are truly staggering, making it an experience reserved for the fortunate few.

To enhance your journey, included is the NCL beverage package, allowing you to indulge in refreshing libations at your leisure. Additionally, savor three unforgettable evenings of specialty dining, treating your taste buds to an array of culinary delights. Stay connected with loved ones back home as you enjoy 250 Wi-Fi minutes, ensuring you never miss a beat during your extraordinary adventure.

Secure your place now and embark on an unforgettable odyssey that promises to exceed your wildest dreams!

Welcome Aboard,


Tour Hosted by Bradley Walters

“Those who have travelled with me over the years, my “travel family” continue to inspire me to create new, exciting and unique experiences. My goal is to make your travel dreams a reality.”

January 9 – 27, 2024

COMPLIMENTARY PRE-NIGHT HOTEL • I’ve included a relaxing pre departure evening that also includes parking for the duration at a Toronto Airport Hotel.

Day 1

Tuesday, January 9
Enjoy a comfortable evening at a Toronto Airport Hotel that includes parking for the duration of the journey.

Day 2

Wednesday, January 10
Embark on an extraordinary journey with your fellow travellers as you depart from Toronto Pearson. Start your day in style with breakfast at the exclusive Plaza Premium Lounge, an experience brought to you by Travel with Bradley. Arrive in Los Angeles this afternoon. Indulge in a delicious dinner at a popular restaurant before settling into a first-class hotel located in the vibrant city of Commerce, California, where you’ll enjoy a delightful two-night stay.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner (B/D)

Day 3

Thursday, January 11
Unleash your inner star as you step into the captivating world of Warner Bros. Studio in Hollywood. Immerse yourself in this thrilling guided tour, offering an up-close encounter with the entertainment industry you adore. Every Warner Bros. tour is a unique adventure, promising surprises at every turn. After a satisfying lunch, an expert local guide will join us to unveil the wonders of Los Angeles and Hollywood, revealing the secrets of these iconic locales.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (B/L/D)

Day 4

Friday, January 12
Today marks a momentous occasion as we board the magnificent NCL Norwegian Bliss for an extraordinary 15-night voyage. Settle into your balcony stateroom, where stunning ocean views await, and then embark on an exploration of this state-of-the-art cruise ship. Prepare to be enchanted by the sheer bliss that awaits you on this Norwegian Cruise experience.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (B/L/D)

Day 5

Saturday, January 13
Embrace the allure of leisure as you revel in a day at sea, one of the true delights of cruising. Indulge in the freedom to do as much or as little as your heart desires. For first-time visitors to our upcoming destinations, we invite you to attend the informative cruise port lecture, where you’ll receive invaluable tips on the best places to explore.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (B/L/D)

Day 6

Sunday, January 14
Prepare to be enchanted by the mesmerizing port of call, Cabo San Lucas, a true paradise on earth. Keep your eyes peeled for magnificent pods of whales, which journey an astonishing 6,000 miles from Alaska and Siberia to birth their precious calves in the warm waters of the Gulf of California. Admire the iconic rock formation known as El Arco (“The Arch”) at Land’s End, a testament to Cabo’s natural beauty.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (B/L/D)

Day 7

Monday, January 15
Immerse yourself in the captivating allure of Puerto Vallarta, where picturesque charm meets breathtaking 26 miles of sun-kissed beaches along the stunning Banderas Bay. Wander through the enchanting cobblestone streets, leading you to the majestic Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Indulge your senses in the vibrant open-air markets, brimming with local treasures. Feel the cinematic magic of Puerto Vallarta, forever etched in history by the filming of the legendary John Huston’s “The Night of the Iguana.”
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (B/L/D)

Day 8

Tuesday, January 16
Unwind and embrace the blissful serenity of the NCL Norwegian Bliss, especially the exclusive “adults-only” outdoor area. Lounge in ultimate comfort, surrounded by sun-drenched views, an expansive video screen, rejuvenating hot tubs, and a captivating dual waterfall feature. This idyllic haven offers the perfect sanctuary for daytime relaxation.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (B/L/D)

Day 9

Wednesday, January 17
Step into a world of coastal splendor as you explore the timeless wonders of Acapulco. Be sure to book an excursion to witness the awe-inspiring cliff divers of La Quebrada, captivating audiences since 1934 with their daring dives from staggering heights into the turquoise ocean cove below. Consider embarking on a tour to the enchanting town of Taxco, renowned for its perfectly preserved colonial architecture and centuries-old silver craftsmanship.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (B/L/D)

Day 10

Thursday, January 18
Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of entertainment aboard the NCL Norwegian Bliss. Prepare to be dazzled by the unforgettable Broadway sensation, “Jersey Boys”, and experience the magic of a talented Beatles cover band, transporting you back to the legendary Cavern Club in Liverpool, where the Fab Four once graced the stage.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (B/L/D)

Day 11

Friday, January 19
Journey to the captivating port city of Puerto Quetzal, gateway to the wonders of Guatemala. Consider embarking on an extraordinary excursion to the captivating community of Antigua, where 17th-century colonial facades beckon and the rich tapestry of Guatemalan history comes alive. Discover the legacy of Guatemala’s renowned coffee production, dating back to the 1850’s, and delight in the opportunity to bring home locally grown coffee beans as a cherished gift for loved ones.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (B/L/D)

Day 12

Saturday, January 20
Join your fellow adventurers from “Travel With Bradley” for delightful Sea-Day luncheon held in the ship’s elegant main dining room.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (B/L/D)

Day 13

Sunday, January 21
Uncover the wonders of Panama City, a treasure trove waiting to be explored. Delight in the captivating history of this ancient city, founded in 1519, making it the oldest continuously occupied European settlement on the Pacific Coast of the Americas. Arriving at the cruise terminal at 6 pm, you’ll have the opportunity to shop for souvenirs.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (B/L/D)

Day 14

Monday, January 22
I highly recommend reserving an excursion to the Panama Canal Visitors Center. Witness the transit process firsthand and gain an incredible “on-land” view. Afterward, return to the luxurious NCL Norwegian Bliss and unwind on a lounge chair while sipping a refreshing frozen cocktail. With the beverage package included, explore the ship’s bars, and discover the most tantalizing beverages.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (B/L/D)

Day 15

Tuesday, January 23
Today brings a highlight you won’t want to miss – the Panama Canal Daylight Transit. Embark on a 48-mile journey through this awe-inspiring feat of engineering, experiencing one of the world’s greatest shortcuts. Marvel at the impact of this man-made marvel that has revolutionized global travel and the transport of goods.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (B/L/D)

Day 16

Wednesday, January 24
Immerse yourself in the captivating streets of Cartagena, Colombia. The old walled city bears witness to a history filled with conquistadors and pirates. Wander along its cobblestone pathways, exploring Plaza Santo Domingo, where restaurants, bars, stores, musicians, and endless entertainment await, offering a taste of Cartagena’s rich culture.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (B/L/D)

Day 17

Thursday, January 25
Relish a day at sea, embracing pure relaxation. Lose yourself in a captivating book, engage in friendly card games with newfound friends, luxuriate in the inviting hot tub, or simply find tranquility in a shaded nap.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (B/L/D)

Day 18

Friday, January 26
Let the enchantment continue as you revel in the magic of watching a movie under the stars while sailing the open seas.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (B/L/D)

Day 19

Saturday, January 27
As your adventure draws to a close, bid a fond farewell to the dedicated staff onboard the NCL Norwegian Bliss. Before your mid-afternoon flight back to Toronto, take a moment to savor a delightful lunch. Thank you for joining me on this extraordinary winter getaway cruise to the tropics. Your journey has been my pleasure to share.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch (B/L)

**While it is our intention to adhere to the itinerary described above, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the tour. Due to traffic or other circumstances beyond our control, it may be necessary or desirable to make alterations. Travel With Bradley reserves the right to change the itinerary when deemed necessary.**

SPECIAL NOTE: COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements: Due to the cruise portion of this tour, we require that all travellers be FULLY vaccinated on this Travel With Bradley journey.

Level 2 – Moderate | This trip is appropriate for travellers who are in good health and are comfortable with full-day excursions. Participants with basic good balance, mobility, and moderate fitness level should not require physical preparation to enjoy the various activities of this tour. Walking on uneven terrain, sometimes uphill, walking and standing for long periods of time during guided tours, easy physical activities, stairways sometimes without handles, absence of elevators, and getting on and off various modes of transportation unassisted can be expected. Those travelling with canes may be able to participate pending level of dependence. Not suitable for someone who requires the use of a walker.

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