Pack your bag. Hop on-board. Let us take care of the details!
A Modern Motor Coach Tour Company
Originating in Alberta, Getaway Vacations is a modern motor coach tour company with over 35 years of operating within Canada and the United States. We specialize in luxury motor coach travel experiences. Getaway Vacations provides quality tours, high level accommodations and all the other bells and whistles. Our seasoned drivers and experienced Tour Directors are here to cater to the needs of our guests along the way.
We cater to travelers looking for a comfortable, worry and hassle free experience. Comfort and relaxation at a leisurely pace is what we are about at Getaway Vacations. Our trips are designed with your needs in mind, offering many stops to stretch your legs along the way. Your Tour Director will keep you entertained with fun and facts. We work hard to set the standard for Seniors Bus Tours in Alberta, Canada and the US.
You'll feel like royalty traveling on our luxury coaches. Each genuine leather seat has an 110V power outlet, cup and magazine holders and adjustable footrests. Surf the web with our on-board Wi-Fi or sit back and watch a DVD with the group on one of our five 16" monitors with premium sound system. And if the mood strikes you, you can even stream one of 20 downloaded movies directly to your iPad or iPhone with our iCamera system!
We offer everything from four day mini-vacations to month long adventures for the traveller in you to immerse into 'life on the road'. We explore bucket list points of interest that deserve to be seen for the first time, or seen again. But let's not forget the in-between times when you get to just sit and relax - meditating on your surroundings or just reading a good book as we make our way to our next point of interest.
Personalized and Customized
We offer many turn-key travel options for those looking for a short excursion and those craving a month-long getaway. Looking to plan a more customized experience? Look no further than Getaway Vacations. We can create an itinerary just for your group and take care of all the travel arrangements, bookings, and the all-important details in between.
State-of-the-art highway coaches that comfortably accommodate up to 56 passengers
We're pleased to introduce our Charter Service serving Central Alberta
Our new Getaway Charters service is ideal for local group charters, large group shuttles and sporting teams. Our experienced drivers will ensure your group safe, relaxed and ready to roll!
Our motor coaches are less than two years old, updated with the latest health and safety measures and are fully state-of-the-art with the latest and most comfortable features to make your travel more enjoyable. At Getaway Charters we will ensure you receive a professional, best-in-class experience for your trip. Call Getaway Charters today at 403.550.3143 for a truly superior charter bus service.
Our Charter Bus amenities include:
Seating for up to 56 passengers
High Back Reclining Seats
PA and Video systems
Four Seasons of travel await you.
NEW! Okanagan Excitement
$1589 Double 9 Days departing September 6, 2021
We begin our journey traveling through breathtaking Banff and Yoho National Parks ending up in beautiful Kelowna. Surrounded by an abundance of orchards, and vineyards, it’s no surprise there are more than 40 wineries, numerous craft producers and an excellent local farmers’ market to visit. From there we continue our journey through the south Kootenays with stops in Osoyoos, Nelson and the historic St. Eugene Resort and Casino outside of Cranbrook, BC.
How does a full seven nights using the luxurious, legendary Hotel Eldorado as a base to explore Kelowna and the Okanagan sound? Well that's just the beginning, a full 10 days of wineries, excursions and amazing scenery with lots of time to enjoy the resort and enjoy the amazing surroundings. We can't think of a better way to swing back into your traveling lifestyle than to treat yourself to this amazing getaway!
Back again for 2021 - over the past 43 years this event has grown to become the largest Scandinavian festival in North America! One of our favorite trips each year we know if will be one of yours also.With accommodations at the Clarion Inns adjacent to the attractions there is no shuttle required and you can take in the events at your leisure.
"The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page." Saint Augustine
What amenities are in your motor coaches?
Our motor coaches are modern and luxurious with spacious seating and extra leg-room similar to first-class seats on an aircraft. You can expect Wi-Fi as well as a DVD player and 110 outlets. Most importantly, our coaches are climate controlled for your utmost comfort, and have fully equipped washrooms.
Will you provide me with information on the sights along the way?
Yes. We have an experienced Tour Director on board who will fill you in on all the important sights along the way. They will also assist with information and arrangements for other excursions not part of your tour. We are happy to help with anything that will make your trip more enjoyable. Just ask us.
How long have your drivers been in the business?
Our drivers are well-seasoned and have been taking care of travelers for over 30 years. The routes for our trips are very familiar routes to our crew.
Can I make requests for a specific hotel floor?
Definitely. We will make sure that the hotel is aware of any specific needs that you have and they will do their best to accommodate.
Are you able to accommodate my food allergies?
Absolutely! Please make us aware of any food allergies that you have. We can make sure that restaurants are aware where meals are included.
I have difficulty carrying my luggage, can you help with that?
Yes we can! Each guest is allowed one bag, and we take care of loading and unloading your luggage for you, and ensure it is delivered to your hotel room.
Can you give me a specific itinerary for the trip?
We can provide all the details, every stop and every visit with all of the expected times for each.
Will we be stopping for several nights in one city or do we pack and move everyday?
One of the reasons our guests love our trips is that every trip has multi-night stays so you can unpack and relax. Usually we stop at the major cities for at least 2 nights and up to 5 nights. We can give you information about your specific trip so that you will see how many nights you stay in each city.
Is every day totally planned for me?
We strike a balance between leisure time and planned tours so that you have time to enjoy what you prefer. If you would like to take in a sight that is not on the tour, we will try to arrange it for you. If possible, we will organize a group so that you can take advantage of a discount as well.
What is your cancellation policy?
DEPOSIT: During this time of uncertainty, we want you to be certain about considering Getaway Vacations for your future travel plans. Book your spot on any of our upcoming trips with NO deposit required until we are able to fully guarantee the trip will be taking place!
FINAL PAYMENT: Due 45 days before departure. Bookings made after this date must be paid in full by credit card at time of booking.
CANCELLATION NOTICE: 45-31 days before departure - 25% penalty, 30 - 22 days before departure - 50% penalty, 21 - 0 days before departure - 100% penalty.
FORMS OF PAYMENT ACCEPTED: Visa, Mastercard, Debit, Cheque, Cash
Do I need travel insurance in place prior to my trip?
We suggest you consider travel insurance in case something happens during or before your trip. Some providers are Blue Cross,AMAand RBC. There are many others you can contact to request a quote.
How do I pay?
Payments may be made by Visa, Mastercard, cheque, debit or cash. A $500 deposit is required to reserve your seat on trips longer than 6 days and the balance is due 45 days prior to your departure date. Call us to process your payment and payment details at 1.800.494.7579. Please note, 5% GST will be added to all trips when applicable.