Sponsored: Le Boat Announces Flash Sale

Le Boat

July 21, 2022

Le Boat, a houseboating vacation company with operations in Canada, the UK and Europe, is offering vacationers an up-to 30 per cent off summer flash sale for bookings made before July 25, 2022 for trips taken within 2022.

Reports of flight delays and cancellations are in abundance, and this Le Boat flash sale offers anyone in driving distance of its many locations to experience a luxurious vacation close to home. For anyone reconsidering previous flight plans, but still wishing to get away, Le Boat vacations offer idyllic views, quaint towns and memorable experiences.

“Though most of us want to feel like we have emerged from the pandemic, it continues to influence the travel industry,” said Lisa McLean, Le Boat Marketing Manager for Global Long Haul Markets. “We’re excited to present this sale offering to vacationers, especially people affected by recent flight delays or cancelations.”

Stand Up Paddle BoardsFor those still looking to travel closer to home this summer and avoid airports all together by opting for a drive -to vacation, Le Boat offers a European style cruise on the UNESCO World Heritage Rideau Canal, located in Ontario Canada with a fleet of 30 premier Horizon Cruisers.

Cruisers learn how to captain the boat themselves by receiving an in-depth orientation on boating safety and everything else needed to know to teach them how to drive the boat, navigate and have an amazing vacation. Additionally, Le Boat’s flexible booking policy and COVID refund guarantee remain in place for 2022 & 2023 new bookings confirmed before October, 2022, which means guests can book with confidence and are allowed make changes if needed.

For those that want to postpone their international travel to next year, Le Boat is on sale for 2023 and offer an Early Booking Offer with saving up to 15%. Le Boat has been operating for over 50 years and has awe-inspiring vacation options across the globe. Le Boat started in France, where there are now nine different departure bases. Travellers can take a trip in the south of France, departing from Canal du Midi, or in Burgundy: Nivernais & Loire Wine region, cruise on the famous waterways in Amsterdam, see the beautiful architecture along the canals of Venice, or search for the Loch Ness in Scotland.

Visit http://www.leboat.ca to learn more.

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