Star Wars Day: Deals in Filming Locations, up to $1600 Off
To mark the unofficial “May the fourth be with you” holiday celebrating “Star Wars,” Gate 1 Travel rounded up unique itineraries spanning several continents where the popular franchise was filmed.
These escorted vacations — for movie fans and casual travelers alike — save up to $1600 when compared with similar packages, with some less than the cost of airfare alone.
Photo from Flickr by Guillaume Baviere
MOROCCO: A set for the upcoming movie; one of the original filming locations for the planet Tatooine was near Ouarzazate. 11-night trip incl. air, $910 off … $1899 per person
NORWAY: Glaciers here were the set for the ice planet Hoth. 6-night trip incl. air, $1388 off … $2199 per person
Photo from Flickr by Jeff Gunn
THAILAND: Mountains near Phuket were behind a famous battle in “The Clone Wars.” 9-night Bangkok & Phuket trip incl. air, $1600 off … $1449 per person (note: this trip is not escorted)
Photo from Flickr by Mike Murga
GUATEMALA & HONDURAS: The ancient Mayan ruins, Tikal, posed as the planet Yavin 4. 10-night trip incl. air, $600 off … $1899 per person
Photo from Flickr by David Prasad
SWITZERLAND: The Bernese Alps loom on the planet Alderaan. 8-night trip incl. air, $819 off … $3099 per person
Photo from Flickr by Donna
ITALY: Lake Como appeared in several scenes from “Episode II.” 9-night Rome, Florence, Venice and Lake Como trip incl. air, $930 off … $2799 per person
Photo from Flickr by George Grinsted
CALIFORNIA: Redwoods were the backdrop for scenes in the Endor Forest. 7-night Gold Coast & Yosemite trip, $1130 off … $1299 per person (air not included)
Photo from Flickr by Larry Wentzel
SPAIN: Seville’s Plaza de España pops up in the planet Naboo’s capital city. 5-night Madrid, Cordoba & Seville trip incl. air, $1145 off … $1799 per person
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