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$1,258 for a shopping splurge in Quebec

Travel Deal for June 24, 2013

vicky vacay deal of the dayAll of Quebec is celebrating Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, the annual national holiday of the province that takes place each June 24.

If you wish you were there now, you’ll really wish it once you learn about the Chateau Frontenac’s Private Shopping Package. It is an extravagant splurge that showers you with the best that Canada’s most fashionable and romantic city has to offer.

Acclaimed stylist Ysabelle Mercier will guide you on a five-hour shopping exploration of Quebec City. Mercier has been a noted professional wardrobe stylist in Quebec since 2001. With her guidance, your wardrobe will be reinvigorated with fresh fashions and colours that match you and your sensibilities.

The package is available year round and costs $629 per night, with a minimum two-night stay, for a total minimum price of $1,258.

The Private Shopping Package includes:

  • Accommodation at the historic Chateau Frontenac
  • Deluxe continental breakfast
  • A preparatory shopping meeting of 30-45  minutes
  • A five-hour shopping tour specially designed for you by Ysabelle Mercier
  • Mercier’s advice as you choose selections suited for your needs, lifestyle and budget
  • Transportation for the day of your spree. Gears Up for Festival d’Ete de Quebec

Why not coincide your glorious shopping extravaganza with one of the greatest musical showcases in the world? Festival d’Ete de Quebec is an 11-day event that runs from July 4-14 and features such superstar performers as Stevie Wonder (July 14), the Black Keys (July 6) and Bruno Mars (July 8). plans to be at the festival providing coverage. Managing Editor Adrian Brijbassi was at a recent preview event for the festival and wrote a report about what fans can expect.

Read “Stars Align for Quebec’s Summer Festival” to find out the details.

To book the hotel deal with the Chateau Frontenac: Contact the hotel’s Public Relations director Genevieve Parent by email ( or call the Chateau Frontenac at 1-800-257-7544 (toll free).

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