Tradesco Plans Trips for Independents, Groups

Reed Travel Features

NEW YORK -- Tradesco Tours created its 1997 Poland itineraries to meet the needs of various travelers.

Clients interested in an independent package in one or both of Poland's best-known cities, Warsaw and Krakow, could opt for one of the Great Cities of Poland programs.

A Warsaw city package, for example, is priced from $131 per person, double, for two nights' accommodations, daily breakfasts, a city tour, taxes and service charges.

An identical Krakow city plan is priced from $108.

The prices are in effect through Oct. 31.

A variety of additional sightseeing, rail and car rental packages also are available.

For clients preferring to visit Poland on an escorted tour, the six-night Scenic Poland takes in the standard stops: Warsaw, Krakow and Zakopane.

Participants also will visit Czestochowa, Auschwitz and the Wieliczka Salt Mine. Accommodations in Warsaw are at the Hotel Forum and in Krakow at the Continental.

The land-only price is $789 per person, double, and includes accommodations, some meals, sightseeing, admission to attractions, a Chopin concert, tour guide, tax and transfers. Plans including air from the U.S. are available.

Departure dates are slated from May through September.

Travelers who want to combine Poland with visits to the Czech Republic and Hungary can opt for the Historical Treasures escorted tour.

The nine-night trip begins in Prague and visits Krakow, Zakopane and Budapest.

The land-only price is $1,998 per person, double, and includes accommodations, most meals, sightseeing and excursions, transfers, tax and service charges.

Air-inclusive programs also are available.

Departure dates are set for June through October.

For details, call (800) 448-4321 or (310) 649-5808; fax (310) 649-5852.

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