Crown Forces North America Battle of Waterloo

June 24 – July 1, 2025

Ellison Tours is pleased to be working with Crown Forces North America to organize travel arrangements for a Canadian expedition to Belgium to participate in the 210th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.  This amazing and memorable event will be the first large-scale reenactment since the 200th anniversary in 2015.  The proposed itinerary departs Canada on June 24th to Brussels, allowing time to adjust to the European time change before reenactment events begin.  In addition to the official events, some open days have been allowed for participants to explore and experience Brussels at your leisure, before returning to Canada on July 1st.  Please click the Book Now button to formally submit your registration as a participant for this trip.


  • Return airfare from Pearson International Airport, Toronto to Brussels, Belgium, including 1st checked bag within weight & size allowance, all applicable airline, airport and security fees as of this contract date (additional pieces of checked luggage are at additional cost to the traveller).
  • Transportation via private motor coach(s), per itinerary, including driver accommodations, gratuity and tolls/parking (number and size of coach to be determined when numbers confirmed).
  • 6 nights’ accommodation in Bedford Hotel & Congress Centre, or similar, Brussels (based on all twin-sharing rooms) including hot & cold buffet breakfast daily.
  • Services of 2 Ellison Travel & Tours Tour Managers for the full duration of your tour.
  • Includes all applicable taxes and service charges (HST/GST does not apply).
  • 24-hour Ellison Travel & Tours emergency contact number while on tour.
  • Comprehensive Tour Leader documents that include, confirmation details, travel tips and more.


  • Toronto Airport transfers.
  • Feed-in flights to/from Toronto to meet up with the group.
  • Any/all costs for transportation of muskets or other equipment.
  • Any/all fees associated with participation, admission or otherwise at the Battle of Waterloo Events.
  • Insurance is not included but is required by destination.
  • Ellison Tours highly recommends that all travellers ensure they have Travel Insurance. These products, including Cancellation and Medical coverage, can be purchased through Ellison Tours – see insurance information below for details.
  • Costs associated with vaccination, testing and other entry/exit requirements for your itinerary (unless noted under included above).
  • Costs associated with visa or passport processing, passport photos and other government processing fees.
  • Fees associated with the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS – expected to be in effect as of mid-2025) and/or the UK Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA – effective date to be determined), estimated at approximately $10-$20 CAD per person.   Further details about the requirements for visa-free citizens to visit these regions will be provided as they become available: and
  • Meals other than mentioned above.
  • Wi-Fi services on motorcoach.
  • Hotel luggage handling.
  • Any other costs not listed under price Includes section above.
  • Additional taxes, fuel surcharges or service charges levied by the governments or our suppliers.
  • Charges by the airline for oversize/overweight luggage/equipment, over and above the amount listed under the Price Includes section above.
  • Any luggage fees introduced or altered prior to travel.
  • The tour details and airline tickets are processed in the names you provide and must match the name per the legal travel document (eg. passport). An administration fee up to $100.00 plus applicable airline charges and taxes will be charged per name change or correction.


  • Add the CAP Global Assistance Program by FocusPoint International for extra peace of mind during your trip (including assistance due to political/civil unrest, terrorism, natural disasters etc) – minimum $79.00 USD per person
  • Upgraded accommodations, accessible rooms may be available and should be requested at registration.
  • Deviations (if permitted by confirmed airline) at an extra cost of $150.00 + other airline fees.
  • Single room supplement – add $750.00 per person to above tour costs.

Day 1 – Tuesday, June 24, 2025

  • Meet as a group at Pearson International Airport, Toronto
  • Note: feed-in flights to Toronto at individual’s added expense
  • Flight from Toronto, Ontario to Brussels, Belgium

Lunch and dinner at own expense throughout entire tour

Day 2 – Wednesday, June 25, 2025

  • Arrive Brussels International Airport
  • Coach transfer from airport to city centre hotel (no added touring included in this transfer today)
  • Check into hotel for 6 nights’ accommodation
  • Coach service ends

Day 3 – Thursday, June 26, 2025

  • No coach service today
  • Buffet breakfast at hotel
  • Free day on own

Day 4 – Friday, June 27, 2025

  • 12 hours of coach service (maximum driver hours – 9 hrs.) provided today
  • Buffet breakfast at hotel
  • Battlefield Site visit and orientation

Day 5 – Saturday, June 28, 2025

  • 12 hours of coach service (maximum driver hours – 9 hrs.) provided today
  • Buffet breakfast at hotel
  • Battle Day (full day) in Waterloo

Day 6 – Sunday, June 29, 2025

  • 12 hours of coach service (maximum driver hours – 9 hrs.) provided today
  • Buffet breakfast at hotel
  • Battle Day (full day) in Waterloo

Day 7 – Monday, June 30, 2025

  • No coach service today
  • Buffet breakfast at hotel
  • Free day on own

Day 8 – Tuesday, July 1, 2025

  • Buffet breakfast at hotel, followed by check out
  • Coach transfer to Brussels International Airport (no added touring included in this transfer today)
  • Flight from Brussels, BE to Toronto, ON
  • Welcome home

Note: feed-in flights from Toronto at individual’s added expense

*Itinerary is tentative and subject to final confirmation*

Living standards and practices at the destination may differ from those in Canada and the standards and conditions at the destination with respect to the provision of utilities, services, and accommodation may differ.

We recommend you check the Canadian Government website at for information on vaccinations related to the destination(s) you are travelling to.  Alternatively, check with your local travel health clinic or family physician for current recommendations.

  • The approximate price range of this tour is $3,950.00 – $4,050.00 per person based on a minimum of 120 travellers up to $4,130.00 – $4,230.00 per person based on a minimum of 80 travellers.  This pricing is based on twin sharing hotel occupancy.
  • The deposit required for this tour is $1,000.00 per person PLUS the insurance premium amount.  We anticipate the deposit date will be September 15, 2024.
  • Online Payment Program – Our convenient, easy to use program charges installments to a chequing account or credit card in a series of pre-determined payments.


  • Step One MS Form Online Registration Deadline – August 15, 2024
  • Step Two Online Payment Program Registration Deadline – September 1, 2024
  • 1st payment of $1,000.00 per person is due – September 15, 2024
    • For any traveller who wishes to purchase the optional insurance (only available at time of deposit), please refer to the Insurance Information Rate Sheet linked in the insurance question on the MS Registration Form. Please indicate your insurance choice on the Registration Form, and the premium amount will be added to your first deposit on the payment program.
  • 2nd payment of $1,000.00 per person is due – November 15, 2024
  • 3rd payment of $1,000.00 per person is due – February 15, 2025
  • Final Payment is due – March 15, 2025