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Ownership: Your Key to International Travel

Ayers Rock in Australia
Experience the transformative power of international travel with Hyatt Vacation Club and BEYOND, now offering access to guided tours* in some of the world's most intriguing locales through Collette.

These tours are immersive, so you’ll spend more time savoring the destination than traveling between them. You can even choose tours based on your preferred activity level. Check out the details of each tour to determine whether the activity level of the tour meets your party's preferences and needs.

South Pacific Wonders

Imagine yourself taking a guided tour through Australia and New Zealand. Koala bears, kiwi, and culture, oh my! This is a 15-day excursion that includes 22 meals. Start in Christchurch and go on to Queenstown in New Zealand. Then, to Cairns and Sydney in Australia. A South Pacific tour ensures an immersive experience at a balanced pace, with time to explore independently.

San Gimignano in Tuscany, Italy

Spotlight on Tuscany

If charming ancient hill towns, undulating landscapes, captivating urban centers, and expansive vineyards sound enticing, this guided tour is for you. Take a Tuscan cooking class, sample cheese, taste wine, and indulge in delectable cuisine. You’ll spend time in Montecatini Terme and visit Pisa, Florence, and San Gimignano. This 9-day vacation includes 10 meals.

Blue lagoon in Iceland

Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice

Embark on a 10-day adventure brimming with striking disparities. Discover Iceland — a realm where immense glaciers shape majestic mountains and valleys, creating resounding waterfalls and deep fjords while billowing lava fields mirror its volcanic essence. It all starts with Reykjavík. Travel the Golden Circle. Explore the Snæfellsnes Peninsula and its black-sand beaches, volcanic craters, glaciers, and more. Bring an appetite — this tour includes 14 meals.

Peaks of Europe: The Alps to the Dolomites

Go on an exhilarating expedition across France, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, and Italy. This tour includes 18 meals. Begin your exploration of Europe's peaks and valleys in France at the foot of Mont Blanc, then on to Annecy, a charming and picturesque city. Head to Switzerland, where St. Bernard dogs are the stars of the show, followed by the scenic Golden Pass train ride, Trümmelbach Waterfalls, Jungfraujoch known as the “Top of Europe,” and a visit to the Ice Palace featuring works of carved-ice art created by locals. Explore Seefeld, Austria in a horse-drawn carriage. On the way to Innsbruck, take in the scenery of the spectacular Bavarian Alps. View the Dolomites and a stay in Brunico, Italy. Ladin cuisine, a mountain hamlet, an alpine farm, and a wine and cheese sampling in the Prosecco region are included, along with a farewell dinner to end this 13-day tour.

Book Your Guided Tour in 3 Easy Steps

  1. Visit The Lounge and navigate to BEYOND — Guided Tours to see your eligible Portfolio Points or Platinum Points. Click Book Now to view the many exciting experiences available.
  2. Choose the tour that interests you with potential dates you wish to travel. Be sure to pick one that aligns with your desired activity level.
  3. Call to book using your Portfolio Points or Platinum Points. You can also combine points with cash.

 

Visit The Lounge to see and book guided tours.

* Vacation options presented in this article are offered by Collette Travel Services, Inc. (“Collette”) pursuant to an agreement with HV Global Group, Inc. d/b/a Hyatt Vacation Club (“HVC”). HVC and its respective affiliates make no warranty, express or implied, regarding the quality, condition, features or amenities or any other aspect of any tour or package. The tours and packages offered herein may have limited availability, are subject to change, and/or may be subject to additional fees and/or taxes. HVC and its parent company and respective affiliates are not liable for any damage to, loss of, or theft of personal property, for any bodily injury, or any other matters, that occurs arising out of or related to the tours or packages available through Collette. HVC HAS NO CONTROL OVER THE CONDUCT OF Collette, AND DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY IN THIS REGARD TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Access to guided tours is made available through the Hyatt Vacation Club BEYOND program and is subject to the terms and conditions as outlined in the applicable Hyatt Vacation Club BEYOND documents. Actual experiences will be provided via contractual arrangements with third-party providers and may require the payment of additional fees.

No inquiry has been made into the off-site locations, activities, services, or events, or the qualifications, safety, or quality of the off-site locations, activities, services, or events, and WHV Resort Group, Inc. and HV Global Group, Inc. (collectively, “HVC”) make no warranty, express or implied, as to the condition, capacity, performance, or any other aspect of such off-site locations, activities, events, or service providers listed herein. Do not consider this an endorsement of or recommendation for any of the off-site locations, activities, services, events, or providers. Neither WHV Resort Group, Inc. nor HV Global Group, Inc. assumes liability for attendance at, or visits to, any off-site locations, or the products, activities, or services furnished by independent service providers. Additional fees and costs may apply. Activities and events are subject to change. Some activities or events may require the participant to be in good health and have a certain level of skill.

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