LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - If you’ve dreamed of spending the holidays in Paris, here’s your chance. TourCrafters has put together an affordable package that costs only US$984 from December 20 to 27. (The package is valid from November 1 to March 17 … November 1, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Now is the time to think about a terrific Christmas gift for a loved one - or even a treat for yourself. For next spring and summer, TourCrafters is offering a variety of Mediterranean cruises with pre and post land packages that … October 16, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - If you’d just as soon get away from the cooking, the decorating and - oh, yes - the inlaws, you’ll be glad to know that TourCrafters has designed two good-deal Italian getaways for Thanksgiving.
The 5-night/6-day Rome package … September 27, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Book by December 31, 2012 and get huge Early Bird savings on TourCrafters’ 2013 12-day/11-night luxury cruise and land package to the Amalfi Coast, Southern Italy, Sicily, and Malta.
The fun starts with a private transfer … September 5, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - What could be more fun than to spend Thanksgiving or Christmas in Florence, the city of great Renaissance art and Tuscan cuisine? The good news is that TourCrafters’ newest land-only package, “Off-Season Florence and Chianti,” … August 13, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - If strains of “Volare” and scenes of Rome make you want to visit the Eternal City, make note of TourCrafters’ very affordable “To Rome with Love” package.
The 5-night, land-only deal starts at an amazingly low US$389 … July 19, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Few places are as interesting as Sicily, the island that belongs to Italy, but was ruled over the millennia by Phoenicians, Greeks, Arabs, Normans, and Spanish - all of whom left behind customs, cuisine, art, and architecture. … June 11, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - You’ve read about the Spanish restaurants with Michelin stars, the celebrated Catalan and Basque chefs, the wonderful seafood and acorn-flavored hams. Now you, too, can dine around Spain. TourCrafters provides the basics: deluxe … May 9, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - What could be more romantic than a visit to the “City of Light?” How about Paris plus a driving trip through the Loire Valley and its châteaux, the most beautiful landscape in France? TourCrafters has put it all together … April 30, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - TourCrafters, the Italy specialists, are offering an 8-day/7-night, escorted luxury tour to sophisticated Rome and the sun-splashed, picturesque town of Sorrento. If booked by May 1, the Early Bird price can be as low as US$1,259 … April 16, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - TourCrafters is offering a series of small-group exclusive tours. This is the time to book them and save USUS$200 or more on the discounted departures. For example, a 7-day/6-night Small-Group Escorted Ireland Tour normally starts … March 27, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - If you’ve been putting off a trip to Italy because you don’t speak Italian, don’t want to drive, and don’t know where to stay, TourCrafters comes to the rescue. Their small-group escorted luxury tour of Italy solves all … March 13, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - “Turkey is currently a remarkable vacation bargain,” says, no less, budget travel expert, Arthur Frommer. Coincidentally, TourCrafters is offering a remarkable 5-day/4-night land-only Experience Istanbul package for US$449 … March 1, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - The best deal around is TourCrafters’ one-week Vienna and Budapest Easter Package, valid from March 23 to April 12. The price is US$621 from March 23 to 31, US$793 from April 1 to 12, including airport transfers; six nights … February 8, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - If “Midnight in Paris” gets your vote for best movie of the year, here’s a package made for you. TourCrafters’ Spring Break in Paris and Nice package not only gives you 3 nights in the City of Light, but also 3 nights … January 31, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Make ancient Rome and Renaissance art come alive for your children with TourCrafters’ good-deal Spring Break package to Rome and Florence. It’s a better investment than a trip to Disney World.
The package - for 2 adults … January 24, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Save US$200 by booking TourCrafters’ latest air/hotel/cruise package by January 27. The package, which costs US$1,643 with the early-bird discount, includes round-trip air to Barcelona from New York, fuel surcharge and airport … January 5, 2012
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - January is the month of rebajas, which means “sales” in Spanish, so TourCrafters has put together a five-day, land-only shopping trip in the Spanish capital that starts as low as US$485.
The Madrid package includes 4 nights’ … December 28, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Showcasing a vast array of products for this special country, TourCrafters’ all-new 2012 Best of Spain brochure is now online. It features hotels, sightseeing tours, private tours, and transfers in Madrid, Barcelona, cities … December 20, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - TourCrafters, the popular Italian tour operator, is happy to announce that “The Best of Italy 2012” brochure—now available in PDF and the easier, faster flash format—is packed with exciting, all-new offerings.
The extensive … December 16, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Taking advantage of winter prices to Europe makes sense, but taking advantage of winter prices to a destination with pleasant weather makes even more sense. TourCrafters has put together a Rome and Sicily Special that’s the … November 17, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Whether it’s movies, restaurant reviews, or the football club, Barcelona seems to be always in the news. This spectacular city on the Mediterranean, the capital of Catalonia, is hot. It has trend-setting restaurants, Michelin-starred … November 8, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois — The best deal around is TourCrafters’ 7-day/6-night winter package to Rome and Florence. Book by November 10 and save as much as US$300 per person on this good-deal package, which starts at only US$655 and includes round-trip … October 6, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Celebrate Thanksgiving away from family obligations with TourCrafters’ 5-night/6-day golfing vacation at La Cala, a 1,000-acre golf resort on Spain’s sun-splashed Costa del Sol. The package costs US$1,179, per person, double … September 13, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Greece boasts warm sunny days through the end of October, so find the autumn sun with TourCrafters’ Athens and Aegean Cruise package that starts at US$1,048 through October 15 and only US$990 from October 16 to 31.
The … September 7, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - You’ve read about those sexy, sun-splashed islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea north of Sicily, where Italian celebrities have vacation homes and moor their yachts. Now TourCrafters has made it easy for Americans to cruise the Aeolian … September 1, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - While Greece’s debt is causing problems in financial circles, it’s good news — read lower prices — for American tourists. TourCrafters is taking advantage of the lower prices with their land-only Athens-Mykonos-Cruise … August 18, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Fall is the perfect time to visit Sicily, when summer’s torrid heat is over, but the sun and sea are warm, vineyards are laden with grapes, and markets are filled with a bounty of vegetables. TourCrafters has put together an … August 3, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - There’s a reason tourism to Turkey increases by leaps and bounds each year. The people are welcoming, the food is delicious, and the countryside is like an open-air antiquities museum.
Now TourCrafters is offering a land-only … June 28, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois — If you’ve longed for a Mediterranean cruise, but have been put off by the prices, here’s good news. TourCrafters has put together a package that includes transatlantic airfare, 3 nights in Rome, 3 nights in Florence, breakfasts, … June 22, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - Now movie buffs can visit the studio where Roman Holiday and Three Coins in the Fountain were filmed and can even see the costumes Liz Taylor and Richard Burton wore in Cleopatra. For the first time ever, Rome’s famous Cinecitta … June 9, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - TourCrafters' newest package, Paris & Nice at Easy Pace, includes round-trip air from New York, four nights at a comfortable 3-star hotel in Paris, four nights at a stunning 4-star hotel in Nice, daily buffet breakfast, airport … May 17, 2011
BOOK BY JUNE 15 FOR SAVINGS OF US$780 PER COUPLE
LIVERTYVILLE, Illinois - TourCrafters, the tour operator known for its good deals, has come up with a terrific one for October and November. The 8-day/7-night Malaga Escape and Lisbon Cruise, which starts … May 4, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois — It’s the most beautiful, most romantic city in the world, but the time to go to Venice is before the tourist mobs descend - in other words, now.TourCrafters’ 5-day/4-night midweek Venice City Break makes it affordable, starting … April 21, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - It’s relatively easy these days to make a hotel reservation and book an air ticket online. After all, you can read hotel reviews on Trip Advisor, there are web sites that offer discounts, and this year many hotels are offering … April 12, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - TourCrafters is offering a new 11-night coach tour - Rome and the Jewels of the South — with departures on eleven Tuesdays from May 17 to October 11. The tour includes round-trip air from New York, fuel surcharge, arrival transfer, … March 24, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - There’s no better time to visit Tuscany than springtime. That’s when days turn sunny, vineyards sprout their first green, markets display their gorgeous produce, and sidewalk cafés and restaurants come to life. And — difficult … March 1, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - What’s more fun and more educational than a trip to Disney World? How about a trip to Italy, home to the Colosseum, St. Peter’s, and pizza? It’s also home to Rome, Florence, and Venice, and TourCrafters, the Italian tour … February 14, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - TourCrafters, the Italian tour operator known for good-deal European packages, has produced a new, easy-to-use web site dedicated to their special offers. Accompanied by music and evocative images of Italy, the web site highlights … February 10, 2011
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - TourCrafters, the experts on Italy and Europe, have published several online brochures — accompanied by videos and music — with their exciting new offers for 2011. They are available in PDF and flash format. And all, as might be … December 16, 2010
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - Among the new packages in TourCrafters’ 2011 brochure are five two-night packages to the most popular destinations in Spain’s most popular region. All five include two nights' accommodation in a 3- or 4-star hotel, daily buffet … November 22, 2010
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - What could be more fun than to spend Christmas in sunny Rome? TourCrafters makes it possible with a one-week package that’s only US$789 per person for a family of four in a one-bedroom apartment, though the price in a hotel double … November 9, 2010
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - Madrid is truly a shopper’s paradise: from the Mercado de San Miguel (where you can buy everything from 100 kinds of cheese to books), to the fashionable boutiques of Calle Serrano (Loewe’s shops are a highlight) and El Cortes … October 20, 2010
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - One of 2010’s hottest destinations is fabulous Istanbul, the city that’s half in Europe, half in Asia. But air fare alone to Istanbul is more than US$900. TourCrafters’ Istanbul Grand Bazaar Package, on the other hand, starts … September 28, 2010
ONLINE BROCHURE FEATURES VIDEOS OF ROME, FLORENCE AND SPAIN
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - TourCrafters has released its online brochure, 2011 Preview: Italy and the Best of Europe, with unique videos of Rome, Florence, and Spain. The brochure gives information … September 20, 2010
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - Among TourCrafters’ roster of off-season European “market packages,” one of the most appealing is the 5-day/4-night Palermo (Sicily) Vucciria Market Package, which starts at US$965 and is valid from November 1 to March 31. The … September 15, 2010
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - Want something more than museums and old churches on a European trip? TourCrafters comes to the rescue with a series of affordable off-season “market packages” that focus on local color, authentic food, and real people. Most are … September 1, 2010
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - TourCrafters, the specialists in travel to Italy, have put together a “Gelato, Bikes & Art Lovers” package to three top destinations: Rome, the Eternal City with its ancient monuments; Florence, filled with art treasures and elegant … August 2, 2010
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - It’s not too early to think about a good-deal Thanksgiving trip. Italy-expert TourCrafters is offering a US$909 “Thanksgiving Special in Rome” package that must be booked by August 12. The price may increase US$50 after August … July 28, 2010
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - TourCrafters, the Italy specialist known for good-deal tours and packages, has produced a new online brochure: Winery Tours & Tastings All Over Italy. In Italy, the wine country par excellence, some wineries are centuries old, … June 22, 2010
LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - After squeezing every penny for the past couple of years, it may be time to splurge on a luxurious summer vacation. And what could be more enjoyable than a week wining, dining, and gazing at exquisite works of art and a green … May 25, 2010
LIBERTYVILLE, IL — Travel and photography are such an obvious combination that TourCrafters has designed a small 7-day/6-night guided photography tour of Sardinia that starts September 20 in Cagliari. Leading the tour of this scenic, second-largest … May 18, 2010
Everybody’s looking for added value this year, so TourCrafters, the popular Italian tour operator known for its good deals, is offering an array of special incentives to travelers who book Italian hotels and/or packages with the company this spring … April 7, 2010
There’s no more relaxing and fun vacation than sailing the Greek Islands - watching dolphins cavort in the waves, swimming at secluded beaches, visiting picturesque villages or ancient ruins, and having dinner in a lively taverna at the end of the day. … March 23, 2010
Mention Spain and everyone says, “Oh, yes, Madrid and Barcelona,” but TourCrafters, the family-owned tour operator known for good deals, wants travelers to see more of Spain... and to taste it, too.
TourCrafters new 7-day/6-night Taste of Spain … March 2, 2010
Though Italian gelato is considered the world’s best ice cream, you wouldn’t go to Italy just to get an ice cream cone But, hey, if you’re going to Italy anyway, why not get a free gelato?
TourCrafters, the Italian tour operator known for … February 23, 2010
Italy is everybody's favorite country including, it seems, Russian-speaking Americans. So TourCrafters, the Italian tour operator known for its good deals, is offering two motor coach Art Tours of northern Italy that will have not only an English-speaking … January 28, 2010
TourCrafters, the Italy specialists, made a lengthy trip to Spain last year during which they discovered new itineraries, products, and hotels. Their enthusiasm has resulted in a new special 15-page Spain brochure. The Best of Spain 2010 offers not only … January 8, 2010
TourCrafters, the family-owned tour operator known for its good deals, has come up with a terrific bargain: an 8-day/7night Madrid and Bilbao package for US$1,099 that includes round-trip air fare from New York and Boston on Alitalia, airline fuel surcharges, … November 23, 2009
If tacchino farcito sounds sexier than turkey with stuffing, and Italy seems more fun than home-with-the-relatives over Thanksgiving, take heart. TourCrafters has put together a very good-deal: a 5-day/4-night Thanksgiving package to Rome, Florence, … October 29, 2009
It's not often you see a good-deal package to Bilbao, that Spanish city Frank Gehry made instantly famous with his Guggenheim Museum design, but TourCrafters is offering a 5-day/4-night air and land package starting at US$915.
The package, which is … October 19, 2009
TourCrafters kicks off the winter value season (November 2009 through March 2010) with the publication of their new "Italy and the Best of Europe" brochure, which offers a variety of good deals in Italy, as well as France, Spain, Vienna, Prague, Budapest, … September 29, 2009
TourCrafters, the dependable Italian tour operator, has come up with another terrific Italy deal. Their 5-day/4-night Alitalia Supersaver Package costs US$799 and covers the round-trip flight from New York on Alitalia, fuel surcharge, accommodation in … September 23, 2009
It may seem odd — when the crowds have gone home, Rome's daily high is 63º Fahrenheit, and the weather is perfect for sightseeing — that airlines, hotels, and Tourcrafters lower their prices in November. But that's the way it is.
Though dates … September 8, 2009
Everyone knows by now that this is a great, money-saving year to visit Europe. But TourCrafters is making it even better with free night offers from their favorite hotels in Italy.In Florence, for example, the new 4-star Palazzo Ognissanti in the heart … August 12, 2009
TourCrafters is cutting the price of their new Italy by Train Special by US$200 per couple, and adding a "goody bag" worth US$200 per couple, if the package is booked by August 30.
The 7-night, 3-star package costs US$1,319 and includes round-trip … July 30, 2009
For almost 30 years, TourCrafters, the family-owned Italian tour operator, has been known for good-deal packages to Italy and Europe. But now they've outdone themselves. For the winter season — October 26 to March 31 — TourCrafters is offering 5-day/4-night … July 24, 2009
TourCrafters has put together a 6-day/5-night fall package to Bologna that starts at only US$1,109 and should thrill those who consider themselves "foodies." Yes, historic Bologna has charming porticoed streets, medieval palaces, 12th-century towers, … June 22, 2009
With air fare to Italy currently US$749, how can TourCrafters offer a Summer Special to Florence for only US$699 — and that includes round-trip air from New York, four nights in a 4-star hotel, and four buffet breakfasts? Well, that's TourCrafters' … June 15, 2009
Everyone knows by now that lower prices make this a great year to visit Europe. And certainly there's no better cure for stress than a trip to Italy. So, it's especially good news that TourCrafters' hotels are discounting as much as 25 percent — not … May 28, 2009
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - TourCrafters is offering almost a US$200 discount per couple on a package that includes two-night's accommodation and breakfast at the modern, air-conditioned, 3-star Hotel Kaningos 21 in Athens, a half-day Athens city tour (with entrance … May 4, 2009
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - It's almost unimaginable, even in this year of plummeting travel prices, but TourCrafters is offering a 4-night Paris package for only US$889 in high season — July and August. The package includes round-trip air from New York to Paris … April 13, 2009
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - A family can have a fabulous vacation in Italy this year for less than a vacation on the Jersey Shore… and let's not even mention the Hamptons. TourCrafters has put together some surprisingly inexpensive family packages that combine … March 19, 2009
LIBERTYVILLE, IL — What could be a better celebration of spring than an excursion to Keukenhof — the famed Dutch garden that displays the glorious colors of spring with millions of bulbs in flower — on an 8-day cruise through Dutch and Belgian waterways? … March 9, 2009
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - With hip tapas bars, wonderful restaurants, smart shops, and top-notch art museums, there are few European cities as appealing as Madrid. This year it's even affordable, since the euro has fallen from $1.58 to $1.27, and TourCrafters … February 26, 2009
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - With a greatly-improved euro/dollar exchange rate, good-deal packages to the major cities and huge discounts at a raft of hotels, there's never been a better time to visit Italy. Some of the reasons it's such a bargain:
A euro is … February 13, 2009
LIBERTYVILLE, IL — TourCrafters' special deal with Air France — which produced some amazing bargains for spring and summer travel to Europe — has been extended to February 15. Now is the time to book a package with TourCrafters and pin down these … January 23, 2009
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - What could be more romantic than a long weekend in Paris over Valentine's Day? But is it affordable in this economic downturn? TourCrafters comes to the rescue with their 5-day/4-night Paris Special package that provides round-trip … January 12, 2009
LIBERTYVILLE, IL — Now is the time to book a spring/summer vacation to Europe. Not only is the dollar stronger against the euro, but TourCrafters has gotten a special fare from Air France and up to 25 percent off on hotels, making their spring/summer … December 19, 2008
Libertyville, IL - There's a good reason why George Clooney and Richard Branson own vacation homes on Lake Como. Ringed with photogenic villas and villages, it is arguably the world's most beautiful lake. TourCrafters has put it together with another … December 11, 2008
Since TourCrafters has been offering good-deal packages for some 28 years, it should come as no surprise that the best bargains in European travel in this time of economic uncertainty are those offered by TourCrafters.
Example: TourCrafters' 5-day/4-night … November 24, 2008
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - Now that a euro costs only $1.25 (down from $1.60 as recently as July), it's time to think Europe again. And many people consider wintertime — with lower prices, no crowds, a slower pace, and maybe the excitement of an acqua alta … November 13, 2008
LIBERTYVILLE, IL - Wintertime is always the time to get good-deal packages to Europe. But with very special fares from the recently-rescued Alitalia, TourCrafters is offering the best deal of this or any other winter.
The new 7-day/6-night Florence … November 3, 2008
LIBERTYVILLE, IL — Now that the dollar is gaining against the euro, unlike other tour operators, TourCrafters is offering a 10 percent discount on all packages, hotels, tours, and excursions until October 31, 2009. To get this special discount on TourCrafters' … October 22, 2008
Libertyville, IL (September 25, 2008) — Even travelers who stay in luxury hotels are looking for a bargain in these trying times. TourCrafters, the Italian tour operator known for its good deals, is offering a terrific bargain package to Rome that includes … September 25, 2008
LIBERTYVILLE, IL (September 15, 2008) — Now is the time to book a long weekend in Paris. The dollar is gaining on the euro big time — so meals, transportation and entertainment will all cost less — and TourCrafters has come up with a terrific bargain-priced … September 15, 2008
LIBERTYVILLE, IL (August 25, 2008) — It's not too early to think about Thanksgiving, and if you think Thanksgiving in Europe might be too expensive, think again. A TourCrafters package may cost less than entertaining all the friends and relatives. TourCrafters … August 25, 2008
LIBERTYVILLE, IL (August 18, 2008) — TourCrafters, the dependable family-owned tour operator with offices in Libertyville and Rome, is known for always offering the best deals on tours and packages. Now, to encourage travel to Europe in this time of … August 18, 2008
TourCrafters, the Italy experts, are offering a mid-week “Florence and the Heart of Tuscany” package from April 1 to May 15 that costs only $979 for round-trip air on Delta from New York, Boston and Chicago; seven nights accommodation, a four-day … March 1, 2008
From Topkapi Palace and Ataturk’s Mausoleum to the ancient ruins of Ephesus and Cappadocia’s rock-carved underground cities, TourCrafters’ 10-day escorted tour of Turkey hits all the highlights of this fascinating country that spans Europe and … February 15, 2008
Libertyville, IL, July 27, 2007 – With the U.S. dollar sinking and European prices rising, this is a good time to think ahead and book one of TourCrafters’ off-season bargain-priced specials. The 7-day/6-night Florence & Rome Special, for example, … July 27, 2007