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June 04, 1995|HANK KOVELL

Richard Adams Tours of Glendora is offering two tours with 10% discounts off the price for members of American Assn. of Retired Persons or travelers over 55.

* The Best of Britain is a 15-day tour Aug. 12-26 that highlights England, Scotland and Wales. It begins with three days in London with a blend of sightseeing and free time for shopping or independent exploring. The tour proceeds to York, then to historic sites in Bath, Stratford-upon-Avon and Camberly. Guests also ride to Edinburgh, Scotland, to see the Edinburgh Tattoo, a ceremonial musical performance by bands in Edinburgh Castle. In Wales, guests visit the north coast, Conwy and Caernarfon.

The Best of Britain tour costs $2,655 per person (before discount) based on double occupancy and includes: round-trip air fare from Los Angeles, hotels, land travel via motor coach, continental breakfasts in London and full English breakfast each day thereafter, most dinners, all entrance fees, taxes, guides, tips and gratuities.

* The Festive Alpine Tour is a 15-day trip through Switzerland, Austria and Germany, Sept. 16-30. Travelers visit Salzburg and Innsbruck in Austria; Lucerne, Switzerland; Oberammergau and Munich, Germany, for Oktoberfest events and other activities.

The tour includes hotels, some meals, including a special farewell dinner in Munich, all taxes and tips, land travel via motor coach and guides. The Festive Alpine Tour is $2,955 per person, double occupancy (before discount). For an itinerary, call Richard Adams Tours, P.O. Box 1457, Glendora, CA 91740; telephone (818) 963-4288.


SST of Fresno, a packager of international tours for senior travelers, is offering a nine-day tour called "An Orient Adventure," to Bangkok and Hong Kong. A three-day optional add-on to Taipei (Taiwan) and Singapore, leaves Nov. 3. The rest of the tour leaves Nov. 6-14. Participants begin with three nights in Bangkok to visit palaces and temples and take a sunset barge cruise. Four nights in Hong Kong include shopping time and an eight-course dinner aboard a floating restaurant. The tour is $1,949 per person, double occupancy. The three-night Singapore/Taipei add-on is $339 per person. Prices include round-trip air fare from West Coast cities, daily breakfast and some meals, tour escort, sightseeing fees, tips and taxes (except airport departure tax). For information, call SST at (800) 339-7781.

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