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Europe Festivals

Heading to Europe? Pack your beer goggles ‘cos you’re going to stumble across at least one festival or street party while you’re there. Whether you’re sipping a stein (or two) at Oktoberfest, hurling tomatoes in Spain or belting out an Irish tune on St Pat’s Day, make sure you check out our European festival inspiration below to party your butt off true Europe festival-style! Don’t forget that sleep is crucial to getting the most out of your festival experience so it's essential to book your accommodation before you go. We have some fab packages available provided by Busabout, that are super affordable and make festivals easy and fun! Check out the options below…

 

Europe Earlybird deals: save 10% on festivals! Book between 22nd December 2016 and 28th February 2017.

OKTOBERFEST

5 Sep - 3 Oct 2017

4 Days CampingNow from $350

Knock back a few frothies at the world’s biggest beer festival in Munich, Germany! Oktoberfest is THE festival of the European summer, so don’t miss it. Think crazy theme park, oompah bands, a party mood like no other and of course – BEER!

Packages include 3 nights twin share camping accommodation, daily breakfast, admission to Oktoberfest and a great Munich city tour.

OKTOBERFEST

5 Sep - 3 Oct 2017

4 Days HostelNow from $665

Knock back a few frothies at the world’s biggest beer festival in Munich, Germany! Oktoberfest is THE festival of the European summer, so don’t miss it. Think crazy theme park, oompah bands, a party mood like no other and of course – BEER!

Packages include 3 nights twin share hostel accommodation, daily breakfast, admission to Oktoberfest and a great Munich city tour.

La Tomatina

29 August 2017

3 or 4 Days Now from $449

Hurl yourself along to Spain’s biggest food fight in Buñol. You’ll be soaked in tomato head-to-toe...Packages include accommodation, daily breakfast, festival entry, Valencia city tour, festival party night, return coach transfers to Tomatina festival and more...

4 day camping package: Departs 28 August 2017 Now from $449
3 day Hotel package: Departs 29 August 2017. Now from $485
4 Day Hostel package: Departs 28 August 2017. Now From $566

La Battala

de vino

Haro-Spain 3 DaysNow from $287

28th June 2017

Wine Battle! Another crazy Spanish tradition, this little known festival is a full-on war, with wine as the only weapon. Be prepared to get wet, sticky and turn a beautiful shade of purple! What’s not to love ?

Package includes 2 nights camping accommodation, daily breakfast, Pintxos Crawl - a fantastic tapas bar style tour, transfers to the wine battlefield and more.

Royal Highland

Christmas

Highlands 3 DaysNow from $729

24 December 2017

An unforgettable Christmas in the stunning Scottish Highlands. There’s the legendary Scottish hospitality but also snow-capped mountains, gorgeous lochs and glens, traditional dancing and a slap up Christmas dinner at an exclusive Royal Highland hotel... Awesome!

Hogmanay

29th December 2017

Edinburgh 4 DaysNow from $829

The world has New Year, Scotland has Hogmanay! Edinburgh is a city that knows how to party and Hogmanay is widely regarded as one of the most happening places to be on NYE. Get ready for midnight when the clock strikes twelve, you’ve never seen anything like it!

Package includes 4 nights accommodation, transfer to the Loony Dook, Street Party ticket and Highland day trip.

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Travel for people 18 years and over for travel in 2017. Prices are quoted per person for students. Full payment must be made at time of booking for all trips under $400 dollars in value. For all trips over $400, a deposit of $100 per person, per trip must be paidwithin 7 days of booking creation. Full payment is due by February 28 2017. Discount only valid on new bookings made on Hop-on Hop-off Passes, Busabout Adventures Busabout Festivals, Busabout Europe winter & Festive Treks & HAGGiS (excludes Get Active), Shamrocker and Highland Explorer Tours (excluding festivals and special events) & Busabout Asia All trips must be added at time of booking to qualify for discount. Discount is valid to be booked until February 28 2017. Student Discounts are only available with a valid – ISIC/ISE/ITIC card and must be presented on the first day of travel. Failure to show a valid ISIC/ISE/ITIC card will incur an administration fee, and difference in price must be paid prior to departure. Multi-trip Deals &Mates Rates do not apply on top of already discounted products, however, Multi-Trip deals are applicable on non-discounted qualifying product. Not available with any other offer except past passenger discount- conditions apply. All prices quoted are in Australiandollars (AUD) & currency rate is correct at time of print. Promocode EB2 must be entered at the time of booking to redeem discount.

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