Paris with African American Travelers!
If you missed out on our trip last summer, here is your opportunity to dine on croissants at a small cafe, walk along the Seine river, and visit the Eiffel Tower with African American Travelers. We're heading to Paris! We're heading to Paris for 5 days and 4 nights!
"Paris is the capital and largest city of France. It is situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region. Paris is today one of the world's leading business and cultural centres and its influences in politics, education, entertainment, media, science, and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world's major global cities.
The city's most prized museum, the Louvre, welcomes over 8 million visitors a year, being by far the world's most-visited art museum. The city's cathedrals are another main attraction: Notre Dame de Paris and the Basilique du Sacré-Coeur receive 12 million and eight million visitors, respectively.
The Eiffel Tower, by far Paris' most famous monument, averages over six million visitors per year and more than 200 million since its construction. The Louvre is one of the world's largest and most famous museums, housing many works of art, including the Mona Lisa (La Joconde) and the Venus de Milo statue. Works by Pablo Picasso and Auguste Rodin are found in Musée Picasso and Musée Rodin."
- Truncated from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris
New to Paris? We'll Guide You!
This trip is open to new and veteran travelers alike. If this is your first time abroad or your first time in France, fear not! Your organizer knows Paris well and just returned from a visit there last month! We will guide you through the sights and sounds!
Are you an experienced traveler looking for more independence? All day trips are optional, so feel free to skip the Eiffel Tower if you prefer!
$2050 payable in installations
The first payment of $150 is non-refundable. Afterwards, a percentage of the money received will be refundable if your plans change. Please anticipate costs for food, wine, and excursions.
$500 should be sufficient, but Paris is a fashion Mecca, and we cannot be held responsible for uncontrollable shopping urges! In addition, please take into consideration the exchange rate for the Euro when planning how much money to bring.
Click HERE for the current exchange rate.
$150 Deposit - November 15th – Deposit is non-refundable
$320 - January 15th
$320 - February 15th - Must have a balance of $790
$320 - March 15th
$320 - April 15th – Must have a balance of $1430. 90% of money is refundable until this point.
$320 - May 15th
$300 - June 15th - 45% of money received up until this date is refundable
Please click HERE to make your deposit
- Transportation to and from the JFK airport VIA bus
- Airfare to Paris
- Transportation in Paris via their Metro system
- Hotel stay (dual occupancy)
- Free T-Shirt
Please note that this trip is available exclusively as a package. None of the above items listed may be purchased separately.
What's NOT Included?
Please anticipate costs for food, wine, and any excursions
Where Will We Stay?
We want to be in the heart of the action, so we will be staying in downtown Paris at the Holiday Inn Paris Gare Montparnasse
At the eight-story Holiday Inn, 100 non-smoking rooms decorated in bold reds and blacks have flat-panel TVs, coffeemakers and free Wi-Fi.
Fill up on croissants and scrambled eggs at the generous breakfast buffet, and mingle over aperitifs in the lobby bar. Plan your itinerary in the 24-hour business center, or enjoy some quiet time in the garden. Private parking is available.
The Holiday Inn is located in the 14th Arrondissement, five minutes from the Gaite Metro station and less than a mile from the Gare Montparnasse RER train station. Historic central Paris and iconic attractions such as the Eiffel Tower and Luxembourg Gardens are 15 minutes away by Metro.
The hotel is surrounded by cafes and bistros, and is a two-minute walk from popular theaters on the colorful Rue de la Gaite. Charles De Gaulle International Airport is about 25 miles away.
Note that hotel is subject to change, but the star rating will not go down. If we can get the Ritz for the same price... we will!
IMPORTANT: On the morning of July 17th we will meet at 30th Street Station and go to JFK airport via bus. Precise itinerary will be specified after tickets are purchased (mid-February).
You can expect to see the following places on our itinerary:
- The Louvre
- The Catacombs
- Palace De Versailles
- Moulin Rouge
- Eiffel Tower
- Picasso Museum
Can I bring a guest?
Guests are welcome.
Do we have to stick to the payment plan?
In order to be a part of this trip it is mandatory to make the down payment by November 15th. This money will go towards reserving your airline seat and is non-refundable.
Subsequent payments can be made at your discretion as long as we have received the required amounts at the indicated check points.
Is there any chance of the price changing?
Absolutely not! We have been working with a number of airlines and hotels to provide you with the best fare possible. We can say with confidence, that $2050 is the cost of your trip.
Which airline are we traveling with?
Our airline of choice is Iceland Air. However, this can change as our seats are not reserved until all of our first down payments have been collected and paid to the airline. If an airline comes along with a better offer for us, then by all means we will accept it. Please keep in mind your spot is not guaranteed until your final payment has been made.
It is important to us that you not have any doubts in traveling with us. Therefore, if you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us at [masked] or[masked]-1236.