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High-Octane Day Trips in Ontario

Are you thinking of getting out one of these weekends but aren’t entirely sure what to do yet? Perhaps you want to try something different? Whether you’re looking for something completely new or simply a new twist on a familiar experience, one of the performance-based day trips in Ontario offered by Howard Travel will make a great weekend adventure. Their outings cater to a variety of different interests, making it easy to find a day trip that’s fun for you or the whole family.

Here’s a quick peek at some of Howard Travel’s upcoming trips:

Come from Away

June 29, 2019 | Toronto, ON

Get a taste of the sights and sounds of Broadway with the original new musical Come from Away, about a remote town in Newfoundland with a host of unusual characters and an exciting story to tell. Come from Away is the new musical that took Toronto by storm, about what it means to be Canadian and the camaraderie and generosity of those living at the “edge of the world.”

Lion King

July 6, 2019 | Toronto, ON

See for yourself what makes The Lion King one of the world’s number one musicals. As the winner of six Tony Awards, this musical has inspired thousands of audience members the world over, bringing together one of the most imaginative and creative teams on Broadway. Set amidst a backdrop of visually-stunning sets, the amazing choreography, and award-winning music is truly a marvel to behold.

Cirque du Soleil - Crystal

July 7, 2019 | Kingston, ON

For a truly breathtaking and historic experience, an Ontario day trip to see Cirque du Soleil – Crystal surely won’t disappoint. As one of the first acrobatic shows on ice, this event will defy all of your greatest expectations. World-class acrobats and ice skaters will perform exhilarating stunts, all amidst an exciting backdrop of visual projections, popular music, and a story of self-discovery and imagination.

Book your Ontario day trip with Howard Travel today!

Do the Ontario day trips above seem right up your alley? If so, reserve your spot today as these trips fill up fast. Contact Howard Travel to make your reservation or visit the website to learn more about their extended trips and weekend outings.

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Why Book Your All-Inclusive Vacation Now?

Are you counting the days until your next vacation? If you’re marking the calendar until summer, there’s no reason not to book your tour package now, while there are still affordable spots with Howard Travel. The experts at Howard Travel know that signing up for an all-inclusive vacation is an investment - that’s why it makes sense to plan ahead.

Below you’ll find a few of the reasons why booking early and trusting Howard Travel with your vacation plans can pay off in the future.

Great Summer Travel Deals

One of the foremost reasons we recommend booking now? Howard Travel is currently offering some fantastic summer travel deals for those interested in an all-inclusive vacation. This includes tours like their Puerto Plata trip to the Dominican Republic, which offers a range of poolside attractions along with the chance to soak up some sun at an exclusive Caribbean location.

Affordable Pricing for Summer Cruises

Embarking upon a cruise might seem like quite an investment up front until you find out what you’re getting. With Howard Travel, for as little as $4,000 per couple, you can experience the Hawaiian Islands like never before on their exclusive Hawaiian Islands Cruise. This all-inclusive vacation is underway from December 3-19, exploring some of the most breathtaking and secluded Hawaiian Islands; it also stops in Los Angeles and Mexico.

For those considering booking the Hawaiian Islands Cruise, call Howard Travel ASAP as spots are running out!

Experience & Expertise

Last but certainly not least, one of the top reasons to book a trip with Howard Travel today is their wealth of expertise and experience. As one of Brockville and the Greater Ontario area’s leading travel agencies, they take care of every detail, choosing the highest-rated resorts and ensuring the experience of a lifetime for every trip. They’ve helped thousands of clients have an unforgettable, all-inclusive vacation.

Book your all-inclusive trip today!

Spots are limited, so if you’re considering taking a cruise or another trip this year or next, be sure to contact Howard Travel and learn more about making a reservation. You can also visit their website to find out additional info about Howard Travel day trips and weekend getaways.

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Discover our Latest Mother’s Day Trip

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, so it’s important to consider your Mother’s Day gift options. Our team at Howard Travel takes the time to build one-of-a-kind Mother’s Day trips to help you celebrate. Our recently created option offers a memorable trip for your beloved Mom with a host of sights to see, so let’s explore our Niagara Falls Mother’s Day Getaway.

Day 1

The first day of the trip you’ll be welcomed to your accommodations at the Clifton Hill Inn, which offers convenient access to all Niagara Falls has to offer. All Niagara Falls restaurants and entertainment venues are within walking distance and Casino Niagara is just steps away. Whether your mothers a hiker or wants to spend some time at the slot machines, there’s no shortage of things to do your first day.

Day 2

On Day 2, you’ll enjoy a three-hour tour of the Niagara Region over the Niagara River Parkway and throughout the city. We’ll stop at scenic points in the area so you can get an up-close view of what makes Niagara so special for tourists from across the globe. A visit to the Floral Showcase Greenhouse is included within the cost of your trip and we’ll also make stops at The Falls, the Floral Clock, and the Whirlpool. You’ll also have the opportunity to enjoy a feature presentation on “Niagara: Miracles, Myths, and Magic” at the Niagara Imax Theater. The remainder of the day will be yours to enjoy as you please, taking in the sights and surroundings of Niagara Falls.

Day 3

On Day 3, your local tour guide will conduct a 6-hour tour of Niagara and take you on a visit to Niagara on the Lake, home to the historic Shaw Festival. The tour also includes a visit to several local wineries, in addition to the Welland Shipping Canal.

Day 4

On Day 4, you’ll visit the Butterfly Conservatory, located on the Niagara Falls Botanical Gardens Grounds. Here, you’ll be able to see over 2,000 butterflies comprising 45 different species in a spectacular environment.

Since 1955, Howard Travel has been helping residents travel around the globe, providing affordable, once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Committed to providing first-class travel and accommodations every step of the way, their friendly staff is always ready to ensure your needs are met. Our coming Mother’s Day Trip is sure to be one to remember, so book your place or learn more by contacting us today!

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A Summer Weekend Getaway to Prince Edward County

There are many world-class destinations throughout Ontario to discover on a weekend getaway with your loved ones. Booking a summer trip across the province is made even simpler by planning with a trusted travel company. Our team at Howard Travel is now presenting a number of weekend getaway options across Ontario.

Today, we’re highlighting our latest weekend trip to Prince Edward County.

Day 1

Explore all that Prince Edward County has to offer, beginning on Day 1 with a trip to the Black River Cheese Company. You’ll then continue to the County Cider Company and then visit the Waupoos Estate Winery, where you’ll sample wines from the first winery in Prince Edward County. Your accommodations for the event will be at the Picton Harbour Inn, located at the heart of Prince Edward County and close to many eateries and wineries. On Day 1, you will also have the chance to visit the gardens at The Waring House, which have a restorative effect and blend unique colours with one-of-a-kind flora and fauna.

Day 2

On Day 2, you’ll check out of your hotel and travel to nearby Bloomfield, where you can join friends and loved ones at local pubs, restaurants, and cafes. Here you’ll find many eateries offering homemade delicacies and delicious local wines at wineries such as Huff Estates Winery. Bloomfield is also known for its graceful homes and historic architecture. Visitors will enjoy every minute of this small-town experience. On our journey home, we’ll spend some time with the team at the Prince Edward County Lavender Farm, and then get a taste of the country lifestyle in Belleville.

You don’t have to look too far to find world-class cuisine, historic architecture, and captivating scenery. Ontario is home to some of the best weekend getaway options found anywhere across the globe. Our team is committed to providing you an unparalleled tour experience when you visit Ontario with us. Since 1955, Howard Travel has been helping residents travel around the globe, providing affordable, once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Committed to providing first-class travel and accommodations every step of the way, their friendly staff is always ready to ensure your needs are met.

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We plan each element of our trips in meticulous detail and can offer affordable options for all visitors. To learn more about our Prince Edward County getaway, and other summer trip offers, contacting us today!

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Visiting NYC with Your Brockville Travel Agency

If you’ve never been to New York City before or it’s been decades since you’ve visited, you might be wondering just what sights to see and where to visit. For this reason, many choose to take away the guesswork by hiring a reliable Brockville travel agency. At Howard Travel, we’ve provided hundreds of travelers with memorable experiences by offering a convenient and unbeatable travel experience.

Here we’ve highlighted some of the things guests can expect on our New York City Tour, from May 18-20, 2019.

Day 1

On your first day in New York City, you’ll check into the Four Points by Sheraton Midtown in Times Square, in the heart of the city. Visitors will then have a chance to lose themselves in the sights and sounds of one of North America’s busiest cities. There are a host of landmarks to visit, such as the Empire State Building or the Statue of Liberty. New York City also boasts no shortage of art and cultural options, in addition to a vast variety of gastronomic fare and shopping boutiques.

Day 2

Getting some insight from a local always makes for a great experience, so on day two, visitors will begin with a guided three-hour morning tour of the city. You’ll visit some of its most striking landmarks, such as Chinatown, Grand Central Terminal, the Brooklyn Bridge, the South Street Seaport, and more. Your guide will share insightful stories about the city and offer deep insight into its cultural and political history. For the rest of the afternoon, you’ll be off exploring on your own. You might choose to eat or shop, or visit one of the city’s more historic neighborhoods.

Day 3

You’ll have your breakfast and bid your goodbyes to the Big Apple on the morning of day three. Before departing mid-morning for your trip home, you might choose to pass by one of the city’s landmark cafes for a quick cup of coffee or simply relax and finish packing. Don’t worry if you feel like you haven’t seen everything there is to see in NYC, you can always come back next year.

Visit NYC with Your Brockville Travel Agency

If you’re ready for a New York City adventure, the team from Howard Travel would love to hear from you. Contact us today to book your tour or visit our website for information about our vacation packages.

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An All-Inclusive Vacation Package to Historic Quebec City

Canada’s historic Quebec City, nestled along the Saint Lawrence River, is considered by many one of the country’s most beautiful destinations. The rich history of old Quebec, coupled with its natural beauty has made the area one of North America’s most popular travel locales. As one of the leading Brockville travel agencies, Howard Travel has helped hundreds of travelers experience the beauty of Quebec City.

Below, we’ve highlighted some of the landmarks you’ll see on our all-inclusive vacation package to Quebec City from May 26-29, 2019.

Day 1

For the next three nights, you’ll be staying at the luxurious Hotel Le Concorde, located in the heart of the city. Nestled amidst beautiful cobblestone streets and old stone buildings, you’ll feel right at home. Hotel Le Concorde is within walking distance of many of the city’s shops and attractions. With a host of museums and restaurants to visit, all with the beautiful backdrop of the Saint Lawrence River in the distance, Quebec City is quite a marvel to behold. Visitors who enjoy walking and hiking will appreciate its wealth of parks and green spaces.

Day 2

Get ready for one of the most memorable railway rides of your life. One the second day, visitors will embark up the Train de Charlevoix along the Saint Lawrence River. You see breathtaking views and mountain scenery on your trip from Chute-Montmorency to Baie-Saint-Paul. You’ll then be able to enjoy the quaint and scenic atmosphere of Baie-Saint-Paul, home to many of the nation’s leading artists and craftsmen.

Day 3

Today you’ll start the day by visiting one of Canada’s largest waterfalls, Montmorency Falls, then make your way to historic Marie’s Breadoven. Don’t forget to ask for a sample. Visitors will then take a trip to the Shrine of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, where for more than three centuries, people have been gathering to pay their respects. During the afternoon, you’ll embark upon an exclusive, three-hour tour that includes local landmarks such as the Place Royal, Cape Diamond, and more.

Day 4

They say all good things must come to an end, including your four-day tour of beautiful Quebec City. Say goodbye to the historic buildings and pick up some last minute gifts from the Galeries de la Capitale before heading home in the early afternoon.

Travel to Quebec City with our all-inclusive vacation package

Above are just a few of the highlights from our all-inclusive vacation package. To learn more about our travel packages, you can contact our staff today.

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Cruising the Hawaiian Islands with Howard Travel

Have you finally decided to take the plunge and visit the Hawaiian Islands? If so, you might be wondering what destinations you’ll visit. Taking a cruise is a great way to take in the beautiful volcanic islands and the crystal-clear Pacific Ocean, while also still having time to relax and unwind.

Below, Howard Travel has collected some of the top destinations and experiences travelers will have on their Hawaiian Island Cruise, from Dec. 3-19, 2019.

A Brief Stop in L.A. Before Heading to Sea

Before boarding the magnificent Star Princess cruise ship, visitors will first have a brief layover in the “City of Angels.” Howard Travel handles all the transportation to Montreal Airport so you can be relaxed and ready to go when you arrive in L.A. The next morning you’ll enjoy a 3-Hour tour of the city before setting out to sea and sailing towards the Aloha State.

Volcanic Islands & Adventures

After spending a few days at sea and taking advantage of the host of amenities offered by the Star Princess, you’ll dock in Hilo, Hawaii, also known as the “Big Island.” With its breathtaking Rainbow Falls and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, as well as numerous nature reserves, there’s no shortage of sights to see. Then it’s on to Honolulu, where cruise members will have a chance to absorb some of the culture of the state’s capital, known for its nightlife and shopping.

Maui & Mexico

On the last leg of your extended tour of the Hawaiian Islands, the Star Princess will pass through Maui, which boasts the state’s highest peak and spectacular pools and waterfalls of Ohe’o Gulch. There are also 30 miles of pristine beaches and coves, sheltered by the island’s lava-rock jetties. Then it’s out to sea again until cruise-goers arrive in Ensenada, Mexico, where they’ll have a day to spend as they see fit before traveling to Los Angeles for their flight back to Canada.

Visit the Hawaiian Islands on an all-inclusive cruise with Howard Travel

If the above highlights have gotten you excited for a visit to the Hawaiian Islands, contact Howard Travel today to learn more about their tour packages. You can also visit their website for more information about their services.

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Tour the California Coast with an All-Inclusive Vacation Package

Why worry about booking flights and finding affordable travel options for visiting California when you can have a reliable tour agency do the legwork for you? That’s what makes the All-Inclusive California Coast Vacation Package from Howard Travel so enticing. We take care of every aspect of the trip so all you have to do is gaze out at the beauty of the Pacific Ocean and relax.

For those considering taking our all-inclusive tour of the California coast, we’ve provided some highlights of the trip below, so take a look.

The Beautiful City by the Bay

After being transported to the Ottawa International Airport by the Howard Travel team and boarding your flight, you’ll soon arrive in San Francisco or as it’s known by locals “the City by the Bay.” That evening, mix and mingle with other travelers during an exclusive dinner on Pier 39. The following day, you’ll have a choice to either embark upon an hour-long sightseeing cruise of the bay or hit the streets with a local tour guide. Both tours provide ample looks at the city’s landmarks, like Alcatraz, the Golden Gate Bridge or Seal Rocks.

Cities by the Sea

On Day-3 of your trip, you’ll travel to Carmel-by-the-Sea, a quaint and creative California town boasting some breathtaking nature preserves and marine habitats. You’ll then pass through Del Monte Forest on famous 17-Mile Drive, considered one of the most scenic coastlines in the world. Arrive in Monterey, where historic buildings and John Steinbeck’s famous Cannery Row sit nestled amidst humble, Spanish-colonial style homes. The following day, visitors will find themselves in the palatial mountaintop retreat of Hearst Castle, in San Simeon. Built by newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst, the enormous estate (parodied by director Orson Welles in Citizen Cane) boasts 165 rooms and 127 acres of gardens, terraces, pools, and walkways.

A Trip to Tinseltown

After heading south to Santa Barbara and stopping for an evening, you’ll arrive in Tinseltown. Take a walk down the Hollywood walk of fame and visit historic TCL Chinese Theatre, then head for San Diego for the last and final leg of your all-inclusive vacation. Visit diverse neighborhoods like the Gaslamp Quarter and Old Town San Diego, then celebrate a successful trip with a farewell dinner among your fellow travelers.

Tour the California coastline with an all-inclusive vacation package from Howard Travel

Contact the professionals from Howard Travel today to learn more about taking a trip to the “Golden State.” The 8-Day California Coast Tour, from Oct. 20-27, includes roundtrip airfare, accommodations, meals, tour admissions and more, so call today to reserve your spot.

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Embark Upon a Northeast Adventure

Have you finally decided to adventure out of Ontario and see other parts of Canada and Northeastern United States? Perhaps you simply want to get away for a few days. Either way, our Canada & New England Tour won’t leave you disappointed. As one of the leading Brockville cruise and travel agencies, Howard Travel has helped many explore the beauty and historical significance of the Cities that make up destinations of this Canada & New England Cruise.. We’ve collected some more information for you about it below.

Here’s a breakdown of some of the experiences you can expect when embarking upon our Canada & New England Cruise, Oct. 3-11, 2019.

Arriving in Boston

You’ll arrive in Boston at the time of the year when the leaves are setting the hills and historic landscapes on fire with vibrant colors. Your stop in Boston begins with a 3-hour tour of the city, continuing towards the port, where visitors will board the Norwegian Gem. You’ll then travel throughout the northeast, stopping first in Bar Harbour in Maine, then cruising on through the Atlantic Ocean towards Canada.

Traveling Through Canada

After leaving New England, the Norwegian Gem cruises onward, stopping first in Halifax and Sydney, Nova Scotia. Then guests will visit Charlottetown in beautiful Prince Edward Island, for being one of Canada’s oldest settlements as well as its world-renown PEI muscles and thriving fishing industry.

Onwards to Quebec

After spending a day at sea, you’ll arrive in beautiful La Baie, Quebec, one of three small towns in the city of Saguenay. It was the first colony constructed in the famous Saguenay-Lac-St.-Jean region. After taking in the history and sights of Saguenay,  La Baie, travelers continue on toward Quebec City, the province’s capital situated along the St. Lawrence River. Founded in the early 1600s by French explorer Samuel de Champlain, it’s one of the oldest European cities in North America.

Book our Brockville cruise of Canada & the North East today!

Curious to learn more about our Brockville cruises? Our friendly customer service personnel are always happy to answer any questions. Call our team today or visit our website for a complete list of tours.

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Visiting Ireland on Our Shamrock Royal Tour

Traveling to the shores of Ireland is an experience unlike any other, especially when you have seasoned tour guides take the reigns. This is what makes the Shamrock Royal Tour with Howard Travel so attractive. But that’s not all that makes it one of the most popular tours offered by our Brockville travel agency: it’s the vast beauty and history of the locations you’ll visit along the way.

If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind adventure in 2019, we’ve highlighted some of the experiences and landmarks you’ll visit on your tour to Dublin, Ireland, with Howard Travel.

Highlights from Howard Travel’s Shamrock Royal Tour

The Irish Sea & St. Patrick’s Grave

After being transported to the Montreal Airport in a deluxe motorcoach, guests will fly to Dublin for a day of rest in Malahide, overlooking the Irish Sea. After a hearty local dinner and a good night’s sleep, you’ll set out to the majestic mountains of Mourne, where the country’s patron saint called home. Afterward, continue on to Strangford, an area known for its natural landscapes, as well as being one of the locations where Game of Thrones is filmed.

Belfast & its Historic Landmarks

On your trip to Belfast, you’ll gain insight into the city’s historic and political past, first embarking upon a panoramic tour and passing the famous wall murals located on Protestant Shankill Road and Catholic Falls Road. Then, it’s on to the birthplace of one of the world’s most infamous water vessels: The Titanic. You’ll be able to tour the shipyard, recently voted as one of Europe’s top tourist attractions.

Castles, Farmhouses & Local Entertainment

Further along your journey, you’ll take a trip down Ring of Kerry road to a traditional sheep farm. After seeing what life’s like in the country, visitors will dine at Quill’s Farmhouse for a traditional Irish dinner and entertainment. The next day, you have the option of traveling east to Blarney Castle, or visiting Cahir Castle then heading directly to the medieval town Kilkenny. Then follow in the footsteps of Ireland’s famous Famine immigrants and board the ship the Dunbrody to Waterford, where a host of medieval museums and history awaits.

The Fair City of Dublin

No trip to Ireland would be complete without a stop through the nation’s great capital, Dublin. Here visitors will have a chance to visit the Horse Museum and Japanese Gardens, take a panoramic tour of the city and explore on their own, hitting the many shops and parks the city has to offer. On your final morning in Dublin, you’ll be treated to a hearty Irish breakfast before beginning the trip home.

Book a trip to Ireland with a leading Brockville travel agency!

Our 16-day trip to Ireland runs from Sept. 11-26, 2019. This extended tour fills up fast, so to make a reservation, call our team today. You can also learn more about the history of our Brockville tour agency by visiting our website.

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A Tony-Award-Winning Ontario Day Trip with Howard Travel

For those avid theatergoers who no longer want to battle Ontario traffic on the weekends to make it to their favorite show, Howard Travel has put together an attractive package for you. Heading into town on one of our theatre day trips is a great way to spend a romantic evening or night out with the girls, especially when the show is the Tony-Award-Winning masterpiece Kinky Boots.

A Night at the Theatre with Kinky Boots, April 24, 2019

With an unbeatable score by Cyndi Lauper and breathtaking choreography by Tony® Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, it’s no surprise that Kinky Boots has been making the rounds all over the world since its premiere in 2013. Based on a book Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein, the musical tells the story of Charlie Price, a young man who’s forced to take over the struggling family shoe factory and find a solution for the failing business. When he meets the lovable Lola, it’s all the inspiration he needs to save the day.

For only $120 per-person, you’ll receive transportation to Kingston, courtesy of Howard Travel. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the curtain rises at 8 p.m. in Leon’s Centre, where you’ll have reserved seating (Section 110). Don’t miss the opportunity to see one of the most enduring pieces of theatre this decade.

Be a drama queen with an Ontario day trip to the theatre!

Remember, it takes a good friend to make a great pair, so contact Howard Travel today and reserve your spot to see Kinky Boots, the winner of six 2013 Tony® Awards.

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Take a Trip to Center Ice with Howard Travel

As one of the leading travel agencies in Brockville, Ontario, Howard Travel understands that sometimes, you just need to get away for a while. That’s probably especially true for when your favorite hockey team’s in town. Whether you’re a super fan or simply enjoy a good game, you’ll love our exclusive hockey day trip packages.

We’ve broken down what you can expect from our two upcoming day trips to world-famous Canadian Tire Centre.

The Ottawa Senators vs. Winnipeg Jets, Feb. 9, 2019

The Ottawa Senators vs. Winnipeg Jets

For only $150 per person, you can enjoy exclusive service while watching the action-packed match between the Ottawa Senators and Winnipeg Jets. While waiting for the game to start, take a walk around the arena or have a few drinks at the bar. This package also includes a buffet meal.  Then get seated at
2 p.m. and ready yourself for an exciting match between two of Canada’s favorite hockey teams.

If you want to wet your whistle with a soda or adult beverage while the game’s going on, don’t worry, you’ll have bar and table service. No matter who walks away winners, a day trip to Canadian Tire Centre with Howard Travel is an experience not to be missed.

The Ottawa Senators vs. Toronto Maple Leafs, March 30, 2019

Attempting to qualify for the NHL playoffs for the third season in a row, the match between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators is sure to be hot-blooded and full of action. The game starts at 7 p.m. Don’t worry about battling traffic to get there on time: Howard Travel takes care of the transportation.

You’ll be seated in Canadian Tire Centre’s luxury area The Ledge, so be sure to bring along your appetite because this package includes a  visit to the buffet. Hockey day trippers are also provided with reserved seating, all for only $200 per ticket.

Faceoff with our Brockville travel agency in 2019!

For those who want to get the action on the ice for a fraction of the cost, contact the team from Howard Travel today.

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