*** [CORRECT DATES FOR TRIP ARE: DEPART SAT. NOV. 17TH AT 9:40PM - RETURN SUN. DEC. 2ND AT 10:35AM]
JOIN FUN HAPPENINGS TRAVEL GROUP FOR AN AMAZING TRIP OF A LIFETIME AS WE EXPLORE THE TOP 5 AREAS IN AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND FOR 15 DAYS OVER THANKSGIVING WEEK! Our group departs on Saturday, November 17th and returns on Sunday, December 2nd. This Trip is open to only 35 persons.
Because our trip is over Thanksgiving week- you will only Miss 8 business Days- to be gone 15 days, very doable for those with limited vacation time.
Our group will explore the Best of Australia and New Zealand on this Incredible 15 Day Journey, that takes our group to the Most Amazing areas- Auckland NZ, Queenstown / Milford Sound NZ, Sydney AU, Hamilton Island AU [Whitsunday Islands, Great Barrier Reef] and Melbourne AU.
SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR 15 DAY AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND JOURNEY INCLUDE:
• Exploring Waiheke Island, visiting Award winning Cable Bay Winery for wine tasting and lunch.
• Join a Tour to Famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves & Visit 'Lord of the Rings' Hobbiton movie set.
• Cruise on Antique Steamship to Walter Peak Farm for a "Farm-to-Table" Thanksgiving Dinner.
• Explore Milford Sound's Majestic Fjords by Boat & Option to join a Flight-seeing Plane Ride.
• Enjoy Free Day in Queenstown or Choose to Hike to Top of NZ's Famous Roy's Peak Summit!
• Visiting Sydney's Oldest & most Haunted pubs, as we sample beers during our Sydney Pub Tour!
• Exploring Sydney's Top Sights- Sydney Harbour, Bondi Beach and the Sydney Opera House.
• Option to join the Adventurous Famous "Sydney Bridge Climb!"
• Explore the Exotic Whitsunday Islands and Snorkel or Dive the "GREAT BARRIER REEF"
• Visit The #1 Most Beautiful Beach in the World- WHITEHAVEN BEACH!
• Explore Melbourne's Laneways & Arcades on a Cultural & Culinary Walking Tour!
• Experience All of Australia's Wildlife in One Fun-Packed Day to Phillip Island- as we interact & feed Kangaroos & Koala's, Cruise to Seal Island & see thousands of Seals & ending with the Extraordinary "Penguin Parade" to see thousands of Penguins.
• Visit Family-owned Philip Island Winery for a tour, wine tasting and gourmet lunch.
• Enjoy a Full Free Day in Melbourne or Option to Experience the Famous Great Ocean Road Tour!
• For our Farewell Dinner, we will experience a 5 star Dining Experience with Champagne & Open Bar, as we dine on a converted 1927 Tramcar, while traveling through Melbourne.
• Experience Flying on the the World's #1 Airline- Air New Zealand, Incredible Service & Comfort!
WHERE WE ARE VISITING / STAYING: ALL HOTELS ARE TOP RATED CENTRALLY LOCATED HOTELS IN EACH AREA WE VISIT!
• Auckland NZ: 5-star Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour (2 Nights)
• Queenstown NZ: 4-star Novotel Queenstown Lakeside (3 Nights)
• Sydney AU: 5-star Intercontinental Sydney Harbour (2 Nights)
• Hamilton Island: 4 star Reef View Hotel (3 Nights)
• Melbourne AU: Melbourne Short Stay Suite Hotel on Lonsdale (3 Nights)
WHAT'S INCLUDED WITH OUR AMAZING TOUR TO AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND:
[LAND PACKAGE $3990 + $1805 (7) INT'L / DOMESTIC FLIGHTS = $[masked]]
• RT Trans-Pacific Air from LAX to Auckland on Air NZ
• All 5 Domestic Flights in NZ/AU on Air NZ/Virgin Australia
• Private Coach Transfers throughout NZ / Australia
• 13 Nights in 4 and 5 star Centrally Located Hotels (Specific Hotels listed Above)
• 21 Meals included (11 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners including 4 meals served on Air NZ)
• 12 Unique Top-Rated Experiences as listed in itinerary with Local Guides.
• Baggage Porterage at Hotels and Airport Transfers.
• All Flight, Hotel local taxes
• WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED: 2-3 Optional activities during Free time, medical treatment, meals/beverages not listed in itinerary, Hotel Mini-bar charges, Spa Treatments, Tips/Gratuities for Local Guides, Travel Insurance.
PRICING / PAYMENT TERMS
[**Deadline to join this trip is JULY 15, 2018 or Until SOLD OUT**]
1.) $[masked] [$3990 + $1805 Air (7 Int'l / Domestic Flights)] Per Person / Double Occupancy Room- If Paid in Full by Check (SAVE $175.00 BY PAYING IN FULL WITH BY CHECK!)
• ALL CHECKS ARE PAYABLE TO FUN HAPPENINGS and Mailed To:
PO Box 322
Brentwood TN 37024
2.) FULL PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD / PAYPAL $[masked]
[PAYPAL LINK FOR FULL PAYMENT - $[masked] BY PAYPAL]
3.) RECURRING 4 MONTHLY PAYMENTS OF $[masked] [TOTAL $[masked]]
[PAYPAL LINK FOR 4 MONTHLY RECURRING PAYMENTS - TOTAL $5970]
*** $[masked] IS CHARGED EVERY 4 WEEKS UNTIL 4 PAYMENTS ARE COMPLETED.
SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT [$[masked] for all 13 Nights- Payment by Check]
[PAYPAL LINK FOR SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: $[masked] (Includes PayPal Fees)]
LAND ONLY PACKAGE IS $[masked] (No Domestic/Int'l Flights Are Included]
Use your miles,points and meet us in NZ!
NOTE: Our Air NZ AIR INCLUDES All 7 INT'L AND DOMESTIC LEGS IN ONE TICKET, so you are responsible for purchasing all 7 flights in flight itinerary. It is cheaper to purchase our DISCOUNTED GROUP AIR, unless using miles, points.
• $[masked] LAND ONLY PACKAGE [IF PAID BY CHECK IN FULL]
• LAND ONLY PACKAGE BY CREDIT CARD ($4110 ON PAYPAL)
This Amazing Trip is open to 35 persons, as this is the Maximum Capacity of Air Seats and Rooms in New Zealand and Australia. We are LIMITED TO ONLY 5 SINGLE ROOMS- All other rooms are shared double or twin rooms.
Our Australia/New Zealand Trip is very popular and is will Sell out! If you want to Join, Reserve your spot Today with either Initial PayPal Payment or Full Check Payment as this is the ONLY WAY TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE. Feel free to email me at [masked], if you have any questions!
Get ready for an Amazing Trip of a Lifetime!
Your Travel Planner,
Fun Happenings Travel Group
FLIGHT# | DATE | FROM / TO | DEPART / ARRIVE
1. NZ #5 SAT 17NOV LAX | AKL 21:40 / 07:30 (Arrive MON 19NOV)
2. NZ #617 WED 21NOV AKL | ZQN 10:30 / 12:20
3. NZ #831 SAT 24NOV ZQN | SYD 15:25/16:45
4. VA #1281 MON 26NOV SYD | HTI 09:50 / 11:20
5. VA #1752 THU 29NOV HTI | MEL 11:20/15:20
6. NZ #124 SUN 02DEC AKL | LAX 19:30/10:35 (Same Day Arrival)
NOV 19 ARRIVE TO AUCKLAND: WAIHEKE ISLAND WINERY TOUR WITH LUNCH (B, L)
G’Day and Welcome to New Zealand! Upon arrival to Auckland Airport, our group is met by our local Auckland guide. Our guide escorts us to the Auckland Viaduct Harbour area, for a brief orientation tour of Auckland, before boarding a Ferry to visit Waiheke Island, one of the city’s hidden gems! Waiheke Island is a quaint picturesque island, that offers stunning panoramic views of the ocean, unique shops, cafés, wineries and several fun outdoor activities. After a panoramic tour of Waiheke Island, we stop at an award-winning winery for a vineyard tour, wine tasting and gourmet lunch.
The afternoon, you can stay and explore Waiheke Island as long as you want, as everyone will have a return ferry ticket to Auckland Viaduct Harbour, where our hotel is located within walking distance. Our rooms will be available for check-in after 3pm and ferries depart to Auckland every 30 minutes. You may choose to visit more wineries, shop or participate in some adventurous activities on the island, like Zip-lining, horseback riding or hiking. The rest of the afternoon and evening is Free to explore Auckland and enjoy dinner on your own. Accommodation: 5-star Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour (2 Nights)
NOV 20 FREE DAY OR OPTIONAL WAITOMO CAVES/LORD OF RINGS HOBBITON (B)
Today is a choice between a Free Day in Auckland or OPTIONAL WAITOMO GLOWWORM CAVES AND FAMOUS HOBBITON MOVIE SET. A scenic countryside drive takes us to the Waikato region where our group takes a private tour of Waitomo Caves, including a boat ride to the Glowworm Grotto. After lunch, we will then visit the Shire, featured in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit,’ and see famous sites from the films. Lunch is included on tour. Dinner is on own in Auckland this evening!
NOV 21 ARRIVAL TO QUEENSTOWN: ARROWTOWN VILLAGE / FREE EVENING (B)
Upon Arrival to Queenstown, our group is met by our local guide who will take us to the charming town of Arrowtown. After learning the history of this area, we have free time for lunch / shopping in Arrowtown. Upon arrival to Queenstown, our guide will point out the main sights in Queenstown’s central district and recommend Things to Do in Queenstown. The afternoon and evening are free to explore Queenstown & dinner on our own! Accommodation: 4-star Novotel Queenstown Lakeside (3 Nights)
NOV 22 FREE DAY / WALTER PEAK FARM & THANKSGIVING DINNER (B,D)
Today, we have a FREE FULL DAY to Explore Queenstown, where there are many options! We are offering a couple of options- The Shotover Jetboat Ride and a Hike to the Famous “Roy’s Peak!” Early evening, our group will take a CRUISE ON THE TSS EARNSLAW TO WALTER PEAK FARM FOR A TRADITIONAL NEW ZEALAND THANKSGIVING CELEBRATORY DINNER. We will enjoy a 5-star New Zealand Dining Experience like never before, as our dinner is all “Farm to Table” from Walter Peak Farm. The evening is free on your own to explore many of Queenstown’s bars, pubs and exciting nightlife.
NOV 23 FULL DAY MILFORD SOUND NATURE TOUR & FJORD CRUISE (B,L)
Today, we travel on an unforgettable journey for a FULL DAY MILFORD SOUND NATURE TOUR & FJORD CRUISE. Located within the World Heritage Fiordland National Park, this region is rich with dense rainforests, lakes and waterfalls cascading from rugged mountain peaks. We journey through New Zealand’s Southern Alps to Milford Sound, and board our vessel for a spectacular cruise where we will see the wonders of Mitre Peak, glacier scarred rock walls that rise 1,200 meter vertically from the sea, and waterfalls that tumble from hanging valleys and crash into the sound far below. You have the option to return by private coach (Included) or upgrade to a Flight-Seeing Plane ride with spectacular scenic views of Fjordland National Park.
NOV 24 DEPART QUEENSTOWN TO SYDNEY / THE ROCK’S SYDNEY PUB TOUR (B)
Our group transfers by private coach to the airport for our flight to Sydney. On arrival, we will be transferred to our centrally located hotel in the Rocks District. Early evening, we take a Private tour and step back to a time when rum, rebels and ratbags ruled Sydney on THE ROCK’S PUB WALKING TOUR as we visit some of Sydney‘s oldest pubs, alleys & cobbled streets! We will hear the gossip and stories of Australia's first European settlement told by our expert guides as we explore the hidden depths of our most haunted pub, wander the ruins of bubonic plague, and discover which is really Sydney's oldest pub & more. The rest of the evening is free on your own to explore Sydney. Accommodation: 5-star Intercontinental Sydney Harbour (2 Nights)
NOV 25 MORNING SYDNEY HIGHLIGHTS TOUR / FREE AFTERNOON, EVENING IN SYDNEY (B)
This morning, we embark on a fun City Highlights Tour of Sydney’s Amazing Sights! The afternoon is FREE for you to enjoy Sydney at your leisure or join in one of two Optional activities, like the “Behind the Scenes Tour of Sydney Opera House or the Famous “Sydney Bridge Climb!” The evening is FREE to explore many of Sydney’s nearby restaurants, pubs and nightlife.
NOV 26 FLY SYDNEY TO HAMILTON ISLAND: OPTIONAL SUNSET KAYAK (B)
After Breakfast, our group is transferred by private coach from our hotel to Sydney Airport, for our flight to Hamilton Island. We spend 3 nights exploring the Exotic Whitsunday Islands and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef during our stay on Hamilton Island! Upon arrival to Hamilton Island, our group will be transferred to the 4 star Reef View Hotel, overlooking Catseye Beach. Our group’s rooms are upgraded to their “Coral Sea View Rooms” with incredible panoramic views of the Whitsunday Islands! The Reef View Hotel is one of Hamilton Island’s Top-Rated hotels and offers complimentary use of Hobie cats, Paddle Boards, windsurfers and snorkelling equipment. The afternoon is free to explore the quaint village and marina on Hamilton Island. Early evening, we are offering an Optional guided Sunset Kayak Paddle on Hamilton Island’s coast. Dinner is on your own on Hamilton Island tonight. Accommodation: 4 star Reef View Hotel [Coral Sea Ocean View Rooms] (3 Nights)
NOV 27 FULL DAY GREAT BARRIER REEF SNORKELING ADVENTURE (B,L)
WHAT AN AMAZING ADVENTURE TODAY IS GOING TO BE! This morning, our group embarks on an Incredible FULL DAY SNORKELING ADVENTURE TO THE GREAT BARRIER REEF!, We board the comfortable catamaran cruise vessel to REEFWORLD EXPLORE REEF STATION, one of the region's Top Great Barrier Reef sites, locatec on Knuckle Reef Lagoon. You can enjoy the included snorkelling during the day and take a submarine ride to check out the spectacular underwater viewing observatory. Or you may choose to partake in the Optional Scuba Diving [Bring your certification card], Scenic Helicopter rides or a massage available on our floating “Reef Base-Station” in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef. Lunch is included at ReefWorld. WHAT TO BRING TODAY: Swimwear & towel, Protective clothing, hat & sunscreen lotion, Money/credit card for optional purchases and add-on activities- like Diving, Massages, Helicopter rides. Lunch is provided with our day.
NOV 28 HAMILTON ISLAND FREE DAY / OPTIONAL WHITEHAVEN BEACH TOUR (B)
Today is a Free Day in Hamilton Island or choose to join our Optional Half Day Boat Tour of Whitehaven Beach and Guided Hike to Hill Inlet. Whitehaven Beach is ranked One of the Top 10 Beaches in the World and THIS TOUR IS NOT TO BE MISSED! The evening is free to explore Hamilton Island and Dinner on your own.
NOV 29 ARRIVE MELBOURNE/UNIQUE MELBOURNE CULINARY WALKING TOUR (B,D)
Depart Hamilton Island for Melbourne. Upon arrival to Melbourne, our group transfers to our 4-star central hotel in the heart of Melbourne. Early evening our group will take a unique 3 hour Melbourne Cultural & Culinary Walking Tour, as we explore Melbourne's unique lane-ways & arcades, discovering the city’s secrets and sampling some of its most delicious morsels! This is a great introduction to Melbourne! [The food tastings should substitute as a meal for most!] The rest of the evening is free to explore Melbourne on your own. Accommodation: 4-star Melbourne Short Stay Suite Hotel on Lonsdale (3 Nights)
NOV 30 PHILLIP ISLAND-KOALAS, KANGAROOS, WINERY & PENGUIN PARADE! (L)
Today our group travels south from Melbourne, through the rural countryside and rugged coastline, to experience an Amazing variety of activities! Before arriving to Phillip Island, we will stop at the MOONLIT SANCTUARY WILDLIFE CONSERVATION PARK, to feed kangaroos and wallabies, pet koalas and enjoy encounters with colorful birds, reptiles, dingoes and many other Australian wildlife! We will visit a local family-owned PHILLIP ISLAND WINERY for a wine tasting and gourmet lunch before continuing to embark on our 2 Hour “SEAL ROCKS” CRUISE and experience thousands of seals up close at Australia’s largest fur seal colony! We will stop for Free Time and dinner on your own on the island’s main town, before the Highlight of the Day… THE PENGUIN PARADE, where we will see thousands of penguins, as they make their Daily Journey from the sea to their family’s nests on land. Full from “The Day’s Catch of Fish”, the Penguin Parents return to their nests on the beach to feed their awaiting babies.
DEC 01 MELBOURNE: FREE DAY / COLONIAL TRAMCAR DINNER EXPERIENCE (D)
Today our group enjoys a FREE Day in Melbourne, known as the “Most Walk-able City in the World!” Or you may choose for an optional excursion on the Famous Great Ocean Road! This evening, for our FAREWELL DINNER, we organized a 5 star Fine Dining Experience, as we travel through Melbourne on a converted 1927 tram that has been transformed into a COLONIAL TRAMCAR RESTAURANT. The moving Tramcar restaurant covers a scenic route, showing Melbourne's gardens, trendy shops and boutiques, elegant homes, city center and major attractions along the way.
DEC 02 FLY MELBOURNE TO LAX / ARRIVAL TO LAX 10:35AM (L,D)
Our group departs this morning for Melbourne Airport for our flight to LAX! Arrival to LAX is 10:35am on SUN. DEC 2ND
JOIN FUN HAPPENINGS' TRAVEL & ADVENTURE FOR AN ALL INCLUSIVE "NEW YEAR'S GETAWAY TO MEXICO'S RIVIERA MAYA!"
DON'T MISS THIS AMAZING TRIP AS WE EXPLORE THE BEAUTY, CULTURE, ARCHAEOLOGICAL TREASURES OF THE RIVIERA MAYA! WE DEPART SATURDAY, DEC. 29TH AND RETURN SAT. JAN. 5TH FOR 7 NIGHTS FOR A REASONABLE COST OF $1750 AT THIS HIGH PEAK SEASON!
THIS TRIP PACKAGE INCLUDES EVERYTHING- ROUND TRIP AIR FROM BNA, PRIVATE TRANSFERS, 7 NIGHTS ACCOMMODATIONS, ALL MEALS & ADULT BEVERAGES, A SPECIAL NYE GALA PARTY & AN AMAZING SUNSET CATAMARAN CRUISE!
The magnificent Riviera Maya is famous for its beautiful crystal blue waters, powdery white beaches, all-inclusive resorts, Mayan culture and famous ruins! This trip is going to be a once in a lifetime experience! We will be staying at the highly reviewed BLUEBAY GRAND ESMERALDA RESORT & SPA, located near Playa del Carmen.
The highly rated resort offers many included activities, 7 restaurants, 6 bars, a world class spa, shopping area and many scheduled activities during the day and evening.
EVERYTHING'S INCLUDED IN OUR ALL INCLUSIVE NYE GETAWAY FOR $1750!
- Round Trip Air from Nashville (Non-stop flights on American!)
- 7-nights at 4 1/2 star Resort (Deluxe Garden View: King or 2 double beds)
- All Meals (choose from 7 different restaurants, 24 hour Sports Bar)
- Complimentary Adult Beverages (6 bars and Night Club to choose from)
- Round Trip Private Coach Transfers to/from Airport.
- All non-motorized water sports, daily resort activities & nightly entertainment and shows!
- All taxes & Gratuities on property of resort
- Flexible time to explore the region on your own or join our 3 group activities: Optional Mayan Ruins, Snorkeling Adventure, Deep Sea Fishing and a Fun Night at the Famous Coco Bongo Night Club!
That's the advantage of staying at an All-Inclusive resort- there's no surprises, expensive meals or bar tabs for the entire trip! Only spa treatments, souvenirs, golfing, excursion trips, laundry, tips outside the resort and medical services would be additional.
****** DUE TO LIMITED AIR SEATS- THIS TRIP IS LIMITED TO 35 SPACES- SECURE YOUR SPOT TODAY WITH EITHER FULL PAYMENT OR 4 MONTHLY RECURRING PAYMENTS ******
This trip is a Great Value at $[masked] per person / Double Occupancy - as it's "High Peak Winter Season over New Year's Week- when Resort rates normally Double or Triple this time of year!
The resort’s Free daily activities include- complimentary non-motorized aquatic sports, snorkeling, sea kayaking, Windsurfing, aerobics, aqua aerobics, beach and pool volleyball and fun social activities at the pool and beach and including bingo...
SOME OF OUR OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES WE ARE DOING IN THE RIVIERA MAYA:
- Deep-Sea Fishing in one of the best sport fishing areas in the world!
- Exploring the Mayan Ruins of Tulum, snorkel in the ancient cenotes and snorkel in a natural lagoon with tropical fish and sea turtles.
- Join us for a Fun Night at the Spectacular Coco Bongo Night Club & Show in Playa del Carmen... it's not just any night club- it's like going to Vegas for the Night!
NEW YEAR'S ALL INCLUSIVE GETAWAY TO RIVIERA MAYA MEXICO PRICING:
*** DEADLINE TO JOIN TRIP IS FRIDAY, AUGUST 3RD OR UNTIL TRIP SELLS OUT! *** THE TRIP IS LIMITED TO ONLY 35 SPOTS- SO GRAB A SPOT TODAY, BEFORE IT SELLS OUT!
- $[masked] per person / Double Occupancy (2 per room) - If Paid in Full By Check.
- Make check payments payable to Fun Happenings and mail to:
PO Box 322
Brentwood TN 37024
- Or Pay in Full for $1800 via 1 PayPal Payment: (PayPal Link Below)
- Or Pay 4 Monthly Recurring PayPal Payments of $450.00 over the Next 4 Months to Pay For Trip! (4 Payments are automatic and must be completed by Nov. 15th.
IF YOU WANT YOUR OWN SINGLE ROOM... THE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT FOR ALL 7 NIGHTS IS $695. You may add $695 to your check for a total of $[masked] or you can use the PayPal Link Below to purchase the single room.
PAYPAL SINGLE SUPPLEMENT LINK ($695.00):
**** HAVE AIR MILES / SWA POINTS AND WANT TO MEET US IN MEXICO?
THE LAND- ONLY PACKAGE IS: $[masked]
PAYPAL LINK FOR LAND-ONLY PACKAGE ($[masked])
*** AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT ITINERARY (NASHVILLE / CANCUN) ***
Date Flight Depart Time Arrive Time
12/29/18 AA1692 DEP BNA 07:00AM ARRIVE CUN 11:07AM
01/05/19 AA1692 DEP CUN 12:05PM ARRIVE BNA 02:06PM
If you're interested in joining Fun Happenings Travel Group this New Year's to the Riviera Maya, Do Not Delay, as this trip will fill up fast! Grab your friend, spouse or a Loved One or Come Solo and Reserve your space Today!
Please feel free to contact me at [masked], if you have any questions on the trip!
We hope to see everyone in Mexico.....It's going to be a Fun NYE Getaway!
Your Travel Planner,
ABOUT OUR RESORT, BLUEBAY GRAND ESMERALDA RESORT & SPA:
The BlueBay Grand Esmeralda is one of the top Playa del Carmen hotels. Enjoy a luxury, 4 1/2 star experience in the Caribbean surrounded by lush jungle, mangrove swamps and outstanding views of the sea. An all-inclusive stay at the BlueBay Grand Esmeralda, with our private beach, outstanding food and full spa, is a stay in paradise.
The facilities at the BlueBay Grand Esmeralda Resort & Spa in Playa del Carmen include 3 swimming pools, private beach, golf club and a gym. We also have 7 restaurants and 6 bars to enjoy world cuisine and a cocktail while enjoying the sunset. Our highly trained chefs serve some of the finest French, Italian, Mexican & oriental food in the region!
PROMO VIDEO: https://youtu.be/ww4WVluzaoM
EXPLORE EXOTIC THAILAND, SINGAPORE, VIETNAM & HALONG BAY BY LUXURY 5-STAR YACHT THIS JANUARY WITH FUN HAPPENINGS TRAVEL & ADVENTURE GROUP!
Join Fun Happenings this January 13th - 27th, as we explore Thailand, Singapore & Vietnam, as our group completely immerses ourselves in the beauty of culture of these 3 countries and...
SOME OF OUR TRIP HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
- Visit and Tour the Modern City of Singapore during a full day Layover
- Explores the Exotic Street Foods of Bangkok on a culinary Tour
- Tour the Majestic Temples in 3 Regions of Thailand.
- Feed, Walk & Bathe with "Rescued Elephants" at an Elephant Sanctuary
- Interact with Tame Tigers at Tiger Kingdom in Chiang Mai
- Participate and Learn How to Cook a Thai Meal in Chiang Mai
- Cruise the UNESCO WORLD SITE HALONG BAY by 5-star Luxury Yacht
- Experience Top Rated 4 1/2 - 5 Star Hotels in each city we visit
I have carefully hand-picked our hotels in Thailand and Vietnam- All 4 hotels and our Cruise are Deluxe 4 1/2 to 5-star hotels in prime central areas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and nightlife near each of our hotels! Our Luxury 5-star 180' Small Ship is Incredible- All with Outside Cabins and Balconies...
CHECK OUT OUR AMAZING ACCOMMODATIONS:
- Bangkok (3 Nights): 5-star Pathumwan Princess Hotel- http://www.pprincess.com (http://www.pprincess.com/)
- Chiang Rai (2 Nights): 4 1/2 star Imperial River House Resort– http://www.imperialriverhouse.com/
- Chiang Mai (3 Nights): 5-star Le Méridien Chiang Mai– http://www.lemeridienchiangmai.com/
- Hanoi Vietnam (1 Night): 4 1/2 star MK Premier Boutique Hotel – www.mkpremier.vn (http://www.mkpremier.vn/)
- Halong Bay by Luxury Yacht (2 Nights): 5-star Athena Luxury Small Ship- http://www.athenacruise.com/itineraries/3-days-2-nights-cruise/
CHECK OUT THE PROMO VIDEO FOR OUR 5-STAR LUXURY SMALL SHIP IN HALONG BAY: https://youtu.be/KFC69gGdYJk
This Trip is going to be an AMAZING TRIP OF A LIFETIME! Space is limited to just 35 travelers... so grab a spot and join us in Thailand & Vietnam this January 13th - 27th!
*** IF YOU JOIN THE TRIP IN JUNE, YOU CAN PAY FOR THE TRIP OVER 6 MONTHLY PAYMENTS ON PAYPAL, so much easier to fit in your budget.
And, as with All Fun Happenings Trips, MOST EVERYTHING IS INCLUDED with our Trip, except a handful of meals and the exception of 1 optional activity. And all the Details and Trip Planning has been taken care of... All you have to do is Show Up with your Passport and Enjoy an Incredible, well-planned Trip of a Lifetime!
HERE'S WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH OUR 13 NIGHT / 14 DAY THAILAND / VIETNAM TOUR:
- 11 Nights in Top Rated 4 1/2 - 5 Star Centrally Located Deluxe Hotels
- RT Air on Singapore Airlines from Houston IAH [With $1100 Air Add-on]
- (2) Domestic Flights in Thailand / Vietnam [Included with Air Add-on]
- 26 Meals including 11 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 5 Dinners & 4 airline meals
- 12+ Adventurous Cultural Immersing Excursions as listed on Itinerary
- Hand-selected local private guides, making for Amazing Experiences
- Private Transportation throughout Thailand, Vietnam
- Hotel/Airport Transfers with private coach and driver.
- All taxes, surcharges and baggage porterage charges
ITEMS NOT INCLUDED IN OUR THAILAND / VIETNAM TOUR..
- Intl/Domestic flights From Houston (Available w/ $1100 Air Add-on)
- Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
- Early check-in and late check-out at hotels.
- Laundry, Optional Wi Fi, Drinks, spa treatments, souvenirs
- Tips for local guides and Drivers (suggested amounts to be emailed)
- Personal Travel Insurance (Highly Recommended!)
The Trip is incredibly priced at $2490 + $1100 for International & (2) Domestic Flights on the #1 Airline in the World- SINGAPORE AIRLINES (http://fortune.com/2017/07/11/this-is-the-best-airline-in-the-world/)!
We are flying Non-stop from Houston IAH on January 13, 2019 at 6:40pm and return to Houston IAH at 2:20PM on Sunday Jan. 27th.
You may opt to book your own Air or use points and meet us in Bangkok, but it may be difficult to match our fares at $705 for International Flights and $395 for (2) domestic flights. Our Singapore Airlines' flights have excellent connections and is priced well below most fares on these dates...
We hope you can join us this Jan. 13th to Jan. 27th for an Amazing Tour of Southeast Asia, as we visit Thailand, Singapore & Vietnam!
PRICING/PAYMENT TERMS FOR THAILAND / VIETNAM TRIP***
*** THERE ARE 4 WAYS TO PAY FOR THIS TRIP:
1.) Pay in Full by Check ($2490 + $1100 Int'l Air Add-on) = TOTAL $[masked]
2.) Pay in Full by PayPal Or Credit Card ($2390 + $1100 Int'l Air Add-on) = TOTAL $[masked]
3.) 6 installment Payments of $616.50 on PayPal over 6 months, Totaling $[masked]- INCLUDING BOTH LAND PKG & $[masked] Air Add-on.
4.) Land Only Package $2490 (by check) or $2590 (PayPal or Credit Card) and Purchase your own Air and Meet us in Bangkok, Return from Hanoi Vietnam on Jan. 26th
[*** Note: The $1100 Air Package includes both International flights to Bangkok, Return from Hanoi along 2 Domestic Flights]
1.) PAY IN FULL BY CHECK...
$[masked] per person / Double Occupancy (LAND PKG)- If paid in Full by Check. Make check payable to Fun Happenings and mail to:
PO Box 322
2.) PAYMENT IN FULL OF LAND & AIR PACKAGE BY PAYPAL OR CREDIT CARD - $[masked] FOR DOUBLE OCCUPANCY (Single room additional- see below).
THAILAND / VIETNAM LAND / AIR PACKAGE PAYPAL LINK ($[masked]):
3.) 6 Monthly Automatic Installment Payments on PayPal over 6 months - TOTAL $[masked]
A.) $616.50 Due Now (Initial Deposit Due Before July 30th or until Trip Fills up!
B.) $616.50 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Automatic PayPal Payment)
C.) $616.50 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Automatic PayPal Payment)
D.) $616.50 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Automatic PayPal Payment)
E.) $616.50 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Automatic PayPal Payment)
F.) $616.50 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Automatic PayPal Payment- Final Payment)
** Note- All payments must be paid in full by December 30, 2018- If you begin payments late- you may be required to make 2 payments at end to catch up and pay in full before December 30, 2018.
**** PAYPAL LINK FOR 6 RECURRING PAYMENTS OF $616.50 (Total $[masked]):
4.) Land Only Package $2490 (Mail Check to Address above) or $2590 (PayPal or Credit Card) and Purchase your own Air and Meet us in Bangkok, Return from Hanoi Vietnam on Jan. 26th
[Note: The $1100 Air Package includes both International flights to Bangkok, Return from Hanoi and 2 Domestic Flights]
PayPal Link for Land Only Package $2590:
SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT
$950.00: Single Room Supplement for entire Tour, including Luxury 5-star small ship
PAYPAL LINK FOR SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT:
INTERNATIONAL AIR FROM HOUSTON ON SINGAPORE AIRLINES
**** PLEASE NOTE: You are responsible for getting to HOUSTON IAH on your own, as our group Air begins here with Singapore Airlines. Our International Group Fare is highly discounted, as most fares at this time are in the $1600 - $2000 range. Book your Air to Houston IAH (or Houston HOU on SWA and shuttle to IAH- Leave extra 90 minutes for cushion) as early as possible- to insure lowest fares...
SINGAPORE AIRLINES ITINERARY
Sunday January 13, 2019 [Arrive Singapore Jan. [masked], due to Intl Date Line]
JANUARY 13, 2019
SINGAPORE AIR FLT# 51
DEPART IAH ARR SINGAPORE DEP 18:40 ARR 07:55 [+2] [Jan[masked]]
SINGAPORE AIR FLT #978
DEP SINGAPORE ARR BANGKOK DEP 18:45 ARR 20:10 [11 Hr Lay-over for Singapore City Tour, Exploring, Free Time]
Sunday January 26, 2019 [Arrive Houston IAH Jan. [masked]]
SILK AIR FLT#[masked]JAN DEP HAN ARR SIN DEP 18:35 ARR 22:55 SINGAPORE AIR FLT#[masked]JAN DEP SIN ARR IAH DEP 02:05 ARR 14:20 [ARR Jan. 27th]
This Trip is open to a maximum of 35 persons, as this is the maximum capacity of our booked air seats, reserved hotel rooms and small ship. I already have 15+ interested in joining, so I expect this trip to fill up fast. If you want to join- think about it, but not too long ;)
Please feel free to contact me at [masked], if you have any questions or want to join this Amazing Trip!
TO JOIN THIS AMAZING TRIP - 4 EASY STEPS!
1.) Make either an Payment on PayPal or Full Payment by check [Partial payments can only be made by PayPal].
2.) Email a photo or scan of your Passport Info Page to [masked]
3.) RSVP "Yes" on this Trip Page [Note: You must be logged into Meetup to RSVP and see full details on trip page]
4.) Email Fun Happenings Travel Group at [masked] and provide us with your best email for trip updates and if you're traveling with anyone, need a single room or requesting help in finding a roommate.
Thank you for your interest in Fun Happenings' Amazing Trip, we hope you can join us in Thailand and Vietnam this coming January!
Your Travel Planner,
Fun Happenings Travel & Adventure (http://www.funhappeningstravel.com/)
FUN HAPPENINGS TRAVEL & ADVENTURE FACEBOOK GROUP PAGE (https://www.facebook.com/groups/funhappeningstravel)
FUN HAPPENINGS INSTAGRAM PAGE (http://www.instagram.com/travelwithfunhappenings)
EMAIL FUN HAPPENINGS AT [masked] FOR FULL
14 DAY DETAILED THAILAND/VIETNAM ITINERARY, as Meetup template does not allow for enough characters....
*** SPAIN, PORTUGAL & MOROCCO TRIP UPDATE:
WE HAVE SECURED MORE AIR SEATS, HOTEL ROOMS AND CABINS ON OUR SMALL SHIP AND WILL ORGANIZE "2 MINI-GROUPS" OF 30-35 PERSONS, WITH (2) SEPARATE GUIDES TO ALLOW EVERYONE TO JOIN THIS AMAZING TRIP.... Email me at [masked] if you have any questions. Michael
JOIN FUN HAPPENINGS TRAVEL GROUP FOR AN AMAZING TOUR OF THE IBERIAN COAST, AS WE EXPLORE SPAIN, PORTUGAL & MOROCCO FROM APRIL 19TH - 30TH 2019 BY LAND & SEA!
We will begin our unique customized Land & Sea Tour in Lisbon Portugal, where we will spend 3 full days exploring this legendary and charming city with over 20 centuries of history. We will then board our Luxury 429' Small Ship in Lisbon, where we will visit 5 Amazing & Unique Ports of Call. At the end of our small ship cruise, we will fly from Malaga to Barcelona, where we'll spend 3 glorious days in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe!
SUMMARY OF OUR 11 DAY ITINERARY INCLUDES:
- DAY 1 - 3: Lisbon Portugal- Visit Lisbon for 3 days by Land
- DAY 4: Portimao & The Portuguese Algarve Coast (By Ship)
- DAY 5: Tangier Morocco (By Ship)
- DAY 5-6: Gibraltar Peninsula- a British Territory (By Ship)
- DAY 7: Motril & Granada Spain (By Ship)
- DAY 8: Malaga Spain (By Ship)
- DAY 8-11: Barcelona Spain- Visit for 3 Nights / 4 Days by Land
There are no words to describe the beauty of the Mediterranean's Iberian Coast of Spain, Portugal & Morocco! The Dynamic culture, compelling history, to-die-for Mediterranean cuisine – the Iberian Peninsula really is a True Example of riches for every sense and interest.
SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR AMAZING ADVENTURE INCLUDE:
- Explore the meandering alleyways of Lisbon on a culinary & culture tour
- Immerse in the local Lisbon culture- with authentic Fado Music & Dinner
- Soak up the Moorish history of Lisbon and visit the Famous Sintra Palace
- Explore the rugged Algarve Coast and Amazing Sea Caves by Zodiac's
- Visit the Famous Open Markets and Ride a Camel in Tangier Morocco
- Explore the Astounding red-clay fortress of the Alhambra or (Choice)
- Choose to Hike the Famous "Caminito del Rey" in Southern Spain
- Witness Antonio Gaudí’s Astounding Architecture with your own Eyes!
- Visit one of the Top 5 Markets in the World- El Boqueria in Barcelona
- Be treated to a Lively Flamenco Performance in Barcelona!
- Enjoy Two Full Free Days in Lisbon & Barcelona to explore on your own!
OUR SPAIN, PORTUGAL & MOROCCO TOUR INCLUDES SO MUCH!
- AIR FROM NEWARK TO LISBON/FROM BARCELONA [Included with $890 Air Add-on]
- One Way Flight from Malaga to Barcelona [Included w/ $890 Air Add-on]
- 5 Nights in 4 1/2 - 5 Star centrally located Hotels [Lisbon 2, Barcelona 3]
- 5 Nights Accomodations on Luxury "Royal Clipper" Small Ship [Outside Cabins included] w/ included meals, port charges, all taxes.
- 26 Meals including 10 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 7 Dinners & 4 airline meals
- 8+ Cultural Immersing Excursions as outlined in Trip Itinerary
- Private Transportation throughout Spain, Portugal, Morocco
- Hand-selected local private guides, making for Amazing Experiences!
- All taxes, port charges, hotel taxes and baggage porterage charges
ITEMS NOT INCLUDED IN OUR SPAIN, PORTUGAL, MOROCCO TOUR..
- Intl/Domestic flights From Newark (Available w/ $890 Air Add-on)
- Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
- Laundry, Optional Wi Fi, Drinks, Spa Treatments on board, souvenirs
- Tips for local guides, Drivers, Ship Staff (suggested tips will be emailed)
- Personal Travel Insurance (Highly Recommended!)
ABOUT OUR SMALL SHIP: THE 439’ ROYAL CLIPPER
The Royal Clipper offers a cruise experience like no other! This luxury small ship provides a sea-going adventure with all the character of traditional sailing combined with the comfort and luxury found on most modern cruise ships. You will enjoy the gourmet prepared meals, 3 swimming pools, 2 bars and massive sun deck to relax on when under sail! You can relax in the library or pamper yourself in the spa and health club. Or you may choose to climb the mast (safety harness provided required) and take in the Amazing panoramic views of the lands and seas around you from the crow’s nest bucket!
The Royal Clipper has the proud distinction of being the largest and only five-masted full-rigged sailing ship built since her predecessor was launched at the beginning of the last century. With her complement of 42 sails, Royal Clipper is a splendid sight to behold.
You might think she was an apparition from the grand age of sail, but Royal Clipper is as new as tomorrow, boasting state-of-the-art navigation systems and every comfort and luxury one could wish for. For connoisseurs of sail cruising, the 439 foot Royal Clipper offers the ultimate sea-going experience, balancing the grandeur, adventure and tradition of sailing with the superb service, amenities and accommodations of the finest modern yacht. Royal Clipper carries just 227 guests in luxurious style. A full 19,000 square feet of open deck and three swimming pools create a wonderfully spacious and expansive outdoor environment.
UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT ITINERARY:
UNITED AIRLINES FLT #64
DEP NEWARK EWR 8:25PM | ARR LISBON LIS 8:20AM [NEXT DAY- APR 20]
UNITED AIRLINES FLT# 121
DEP BARCELONA BCN 12:00PM \ ARR NEWARK EWR 2:45PM [SAME DAY]
PRICING/PAYMENT TERMS FOR SPAIN, PORTUGAL & MOROCCO
Our 11 Day Tour of Spain, Portugal & Morocco is priced at $3490 + $890 for Air (Includes Int'l & Domestic Flights). And, since this Trip is planned for April 2019- YOU HAVE THE OPTION TO PAY FOR THIS TRIP WITH 8 RECURRING MONTHLY PAYMENTS ON PAYPAL.
We are flying Non-stop from NEWARK EWR on APRIL 19, 2019 at 8:25pm and return to NEWARK EWR at 2:45PM on Tuesday April 30th. BOTH FLIGHTS ARE NON-STOP IN BOTH DIRECTIONS- To Lisbon, From Barcelona.
****** THERE ARE 4 WAYS TO PAY FOR THIS TRIP:
1.) Pay in Full by Check ($3490 + $890 Int'l / Domestic Air Add-on) = TOTAL $[masked]
2.) Pay in Full by PayPal Or Credit Card ($3490 Land/Sea + $890 Int'l /Domestic Air Add-on) = TOTAL $[masked]
3.) 8 Recurring Monthly Payments of $563.75 on PayPal over 8 months, Totaling $[masked] - INCLUDING BOTH LAND PKG & $890.00 Int'l / Domestic Air Add-on.
4.) Land Only Package $3490 (by check) or $[masked] (PayPal or Credit Card) and Purchase your own Air and Meet us in Lisbon on April 20th, Return from Barcelona on April 30th. [You must arrive before or depart same or later with our flights, to take advantage of our airport transportation][
*** Note: The $890 Air Package includes both International flights to Lisbon, Return from Barcelona along with 1 Domestic Flight- Malaga to Barcelona]
1.) PAY IN FULL BY CHECK...$[masked] [Land Tour] + $890.00 for Air -per person / Based on Double Occupancy - If paid in Full by Check.
MAKE CHECK PAYABLE FOR $[masked] TO FUN HAPPENINGS AND MAIL TO:
PO Box 322
2.) PAYMENT IN FULL OF AIR & LAND PACKAGE BY PAYPAL OR CREDIT CARD - $[masked] FOR DOUBLE OCCUPANCY (Single room additional- see below).SPAIN, PORTUGAL & MOROCCO [includes 3% cc processing fees]
SPAIN, PORTUGAL & MOROCCO AIR & LAND PACKAGE PAYPAL LINK ($[masked]):
3.) 8 MONTHLY AUTOMATIC PAYPAL PAYMENTS OVER 8 MONTHS - TOTALING $[masked]
A.) $563.75 Due Now (1st Payment Due Before July 25th/until Trip Fills up)
B.) $563.75 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Auto PayPal Payment)
C.) $563.75 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Auto PayPal Payment)
D.) $563.75 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Auto PayPal Payment)
E.) $563.75 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Auto PayPal Payment)
F.) $563.75 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Auto PayPal Payment)
G.) $563.75 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Auto PayPal Payment)
H.) $563.75 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Auto PayPal Payment / Final Payment- Must be paid by April 1st 2019)
** Note- All payments must be paid in full by April 1, 2019- If you begin payments late- you may be required to make 2 payments at end to catch up and pay in full before 04/01/2019.
** PAYPAL LINK FOR 8 RECURRING AUTOMATIC PAYMENTS OF $563.75 (Totaling $[masked]):
4.) Land Only Package $3490 (Mail Check to Address above) or $3595 (PayPal or Credit Card) and Purchase your own Air and Meet us in Lisbon on April 20th, Return from Barcelona on April 30th.
[You must arrive before or depart same or later from our flights, to take advantage of our airport transportation]
PayPal Link for Land Only Package $[masked]:
*** PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU PURCHASE LAND ONLY PACKAGE- YOU WILL NEED TO BUY OUR ONE-WAY FLIGHT FROM MALAGA TO BARCELONA- AS THIS FLIGHT IS INCLUDED WITH THE $890 AIR PACKAGE: Please see PayPal Link below for Malaga / Barcelona Domestic Flight:
**** SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT$895.00: Single Room Supplement for entire 10 Night / 11 Day Tour, including Luxury 5-star small ship.
PAYPAL LINK FOR SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT [$895.00]:
****** TO JOIN THIS AMAZING TRIP - THERE ARE 4 EASY STEPS!
1.) Make either 1st Payment on PayPal or Full Payment by check [Partial payments can only be made by PayPal].(This is the only way to secure your space)
2.) Take a photo or scan of your Passport Info Page & email to [masked]
3.) RSVP "Yes" on this Trip Page [Note: You must be logged into Meetup to RSVP and see full details on trip page]
4.) Email Fun Happenings Travel Group at [masked] and provide us with your best email for trip updates and if you're traveling with anyone, requesting a single room or want assistance in finding a roommate.
Thank you for your interest in Fun Happenings Travel & Adventure Group! We hope you can join us in Spain, Portugal & Morocco in April 2019!
Your Travel Planner,
Fun Happenings Travel & Adventure (http://www.funhappeningstravel.com/)
FUN HAPPENINGS TRAVEL FACEBOOK GROUP PAGE: (https://www.facebook.com/groups/funhappeningstravel)
FUN HAPPENINGS INSTAGRAM PAGE (http://www.instagram.com/travelwithfunhappenings)
******* DETAILED 11 DAY ITINERARY FOR SPAIN, PORTUGAL & MOROCCO TOUR *******
- DAY 1- FRIDAY APRIL 19TH:DEPART FOR LISBON FROM U.S!
Depart for Lisbon Portugal from Newark NJ on United Non-stop Flight #64 at 8:25pm from Newark EWR to Lisbon LIS, arriving 8:20am on Sat. April 20th.(If you purchased our Additional $890 Group Air)
- DAY 2- SATURDAY APRIL 20TH:ARRIVE TO LISBON / LISBON CITY CULTURAL & CULINARY TOUR
Arrival to Lisbon.We are met by our local guide and then transfered by private coach to our Lisbon Hotel.Since Check-in is later in afternoon, our group will enjoy a guided tour of Lisbon, including the opportunity to explore the city center, the old quarter of Alfama, as well as the Belem quarter and its monuments including Jeronimos Monastery, the Belem Tower, and the Monument to the Discoveries. The Jeronimos Monastery, built in the 16th century, is an extraordinary magnanimous monument, also classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and one of the most prominent examples of the Portuguese Late Gothic Manueline architecture. Our tour will end with a stop at the delicious and Famous "Pasteis de Belem" bakery, open since 1837. Here we learn how it is made followed by a tasting. The rest of the afternoon is free to explore Lisbon and Lunch on your own and check-in to our 5-star Lisbon Hotel.
Tonight, is a special evening as we will host our “Welcome to Portugal Dinner” with authentic Portuguese Food, Fado Music and Good Portuguese wine!It’s going to be a great way to kick off our Amazing Tour of Spain, Portugal and Morocco!(Dinner with wine Included)
Overnight in Lisbon (2 Nights):The Highly Rated 5-star Eurostars Das Letras Hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-d1080688?m=55593
- DAY 3- SUNDAY APRIL 21ST: EXCURSION TO SINTRA PALACE | FREE AFTERNOON / EVENING
Breakfast at Hotel.Today, we will visit and tour the Famous Sintra Palace, which is blessed with natural beauty and the best preserved medieval Royal Palace in Portugal. Afterwards, we will visit the westernmost point of Portugal- the Roca Cape, an edge between land and ocean drawing a breath taking landscape. We return to Lisbon Mid Afternoon. En-route we will enjoy the scenery along the coast, passing through the towns of Cascais and Estoril.
Overnight in Lisbon: 5-star Eurostars Das Letras Hotel
- DAY 4- MONDAY APRIL 22ND:FREE DAY TO EXPLORE LISBON / EMBARK ON SMALL SHIP!
Breakfast at Hotel. Check out of our Lisbon Hotel Today- the Hotel will store our luggage until our 5:00pm Departure to board our small ship.Today is Free time to Explore Lisbon on your own.Make sure to meet back at hotel at 5pm promptly for Private Transfer to Lisbon Port to embark on our beautiful 5-star luxury Tall Ship!(Breakfast, Dinner included)
Overnight on Small Ship (5 Nights):The 439’ Royal Clipper
- DAY 5- TUESDAY APRIL 23RD:EXPLORE THE ALGARVI COAST OF SPAIN AND ITS NATURAL BEAUTY!
Breakfast onboard our small ship.Today, we are visiting one of the most beautiful areas in the World- the Algarve coast of Portugal!Our group will take a combination of boat and jeeps- to properly explore this rugged coastline and sea caves.We will travel through the interior of the small, traditional village of Ferragudo, through narrow streets until the magical view of the Ferragudo church.We board our boat and enjoy a 2 hour ride this beautiful coastline and the Famous Grotto of Benagil, known as the most beautiful natural cave in the world!After sampling some Portuguese wines at a seaside Algarve enoteca, we had back to our small ship.
- DAY 6- WEDNESDAY APRIL 24TH:VISITING TANGIER MOROCCO- EXPLORING THE CITY’S TREASURES, FMAOUS OPEN MARKETS & EVEN RIDING A CAMEL!
Our visit to Tangier begins with a Panoramic tour of Tangier, visiting "Cape Spartel" where the Atlantic meets the Mediterranean Sea and a visit to inside of "The Caves of Hercules".We will visit the Famous Moroccoan Kasbah and its Palace, and the medina or old town with the "Grand Socco", the "Petit Socco", the "Mendoubia Gardens", the "Jewish Quarter", and the Berber market and souks.... We will end with a “Must Do” in Morocco… A Camel Ride, before we head back to our small ship. Tonight we spend the night in Gibraltar, which is part of the territory of the United Kingdom…. Who’s up for a Pub Tour of Gibraltar?
- DAY 7- THURSDAY APRIL 25TH:VISITING GIBRALTAR, TERRITORY OF THE UNITED KINGDOM
After breakfast on our ship, we will embark on a Panoramic Tour of Gibraltar visiting the most unique places here in their unique territory of the United Kingdom.We will take a complete round the rock drive along the fortress city walls, the coastal roads, tunnels, passing the Moorish Castle and visit the historical part of town… We will see Europa Point, Catalan Bay, St Michael's Cave, Apes Den, Great Siege Tunnel, the original WWII Airport Runway and see land frontier with Spain.Lunch is served on the ship.
- DAY 8- FRIDAY APRIL 26TH: Visiting Motril for 2 Outstanding Optional Tours Today (Choose One)!
Because there are 2 extraordinary choices of Activities Today- we are making this day Optional to join one of these 2 Excursions!
Travel to Granada to visit the Famed Alhambra Fortress, the City of Granada and enjoy an authentic Tapas Lunch
- DAY 9- SATURDAY APRIL 27TH:Arrive to Malaga / Disembark Ship for Flight to Barcelona /
Arrive to Port of Malaga.Breakfast on Small Ship.Disembark from small ship to Malaga Airport for flight to Barcelona.Upon Arrival to Barcelona, we will enjoy a Barcelona Old Town and Gothic Quarter Walking Tour- as our 5-star Hotel is located right in the heart of Barcelona!The rest of the afternoon and evening is free for you to explore Barcelona and dinner on your own!May I recommend one of Barcelona’s Famous Tapas bars.
Overnight in Barcelona (3 Nights):The Highly Rated 4 ½ star Vincci Gala Hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-d5416370?m=55593
- DAY 10- SUNDAY APRIL 28TH:TOUR OF BARCELONA
After breakfast at our Hotel, we are visiting the top cultural and architectural sites in Barcelona including Gaudi’s Park Guell, Casa Batlló, Casa Milà and one of the most famous cathedral’s in the World- the Sagrada Familia, designed by Antonio Gaudi.We will have free time during the day to have lunch at Barcelona’s Famous La Boqueria Market, where many food booths and cafés are located.The evening is free to have dinner on your own.
- DAY 11- MONDAY APRIL 29TH:FREE DAY IN BARCELONA TO EXPLORE ON YOUR OWN / FAREWELL DINNER
Barcelona Breakfast at Hotel. Free day in Barcelona on your own.Farewell Dinner this evening with traditional Spanish Dinner & Flamenco Show!
- DAY 12- TUESDAY APRIL 30TH:DEPART BARCELONA FOR THE US
Breakfast at Hotel. Private Transfer to Barcelona BCN Airport for United Flight #121 to Newark EWR.
******* WE ARE POSTPONING THIS TRIP UNTIL SEPT. 2019 FOR OKTOBERFEST 2019! ******
Join Fun Happenings Travel & Adventure Group for a "Once in a Lifetime Experience" as we visit Munich Germany during Oktoberfest, along with Salzburg Austria and Prague Czech Republic in Sept. 2019.
This tour is an incredible value, if you consider the cost of city center hotels in Munich ($500 - $550 a night), during Oktoberfest... and our hotels are beautiful, hand-selected 4 and 5 star hotels, located in the center of each city center.
Oktoberfest is known as the World's oldest and largest beer festival, but it is so much more! From humble beginnings as a royal wedding celebration to the almost month long Bavarian extravaganza that it has become, Oktoberfest has enough beer, live music, pork sausages, merchandise and amusement park attractions to keep you entertained for several days!
Our group will be staying at top-rated 4 and 5 star hotels in the heart of each city- so we will fully immerse ourselves in the local culture and experience Munich, Salzburg and Prague like never before!
SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR 10 DAY TOUR WILL INCLUDE:
- Experience Oktoberfest like a Local, as we spend a full day at Oktoberfest and toast beer and mingle with the locals, enjoy authentic German cuisine and enjoy traditional Bavarian Music in one of the most popular Oktoberfest Tents. (2nd day at Oktoberfest is optional or to explore Munich on your own).
- Visit and Tour the World's most well known Bavarian Castle, King Ludwig’s NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE (http://www.neuschwanstein.de/englisch/palace/), which famously inspired Walt Disney to design Cinderella's Castle after this beauty!
- We will visit the Residenz Square in Salzburg, made famous in the movie The Sound of Music and visit the birth home and now museum of the famous composer Mozart.
- On our way to Prague, we will visit the medieval Czech village and UNESCO World Heritage site, Český Krumlov (http://www.czechtourism.com/t/cesky-krumlov-unesco/)- which is known as one of the most picturesque towns in all of Europe! Here we will stop for lunch and have free time to explore.
- In Prague, we will take a unique Beer Tour that reveals the best-kept secrets how Czech beer is made, why it is considered the best in the world, and why the Czechs drink more than anyone else. Our experienced guide will provide us with local insights and take us to three authentic pubs / beer halls; each specializing in a different Czech beer.
- Free Days in Munich and Prague, to explore these two beautiful cities on your own. All of Fun Happenings' tours offer a good mix of sightseeing and free time.
OUR AMAZING 10 DAY OKTOBERFEST TOUR INCLUDES SO MUCH FOR $3390!
- Round Trip Trans-Atlantic Air from New York JFK to Munich / Return from Prague (Included with Air/Land Package)
- 8 nights hand-selected, top-rated city center 4 and 5 star Hotels
1.) 3 nights in Munich at Le Meridien Munich Hotel (http://www.starwoodhotels.com/lemeridien/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=1860&language=en_US) (Most Central located Hotel to Oktoberfest.. and rated 5-stars!)
2.) 2 nights in Salzburg at the Crowne Plaza The Pitter Hotel (https://www.ihg.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/salzburg/szgcp/hoteldetail) (Central in Old Town- ranked #15 in all of Hotels in Salburg)
3.) 3 nights in Prague at Hotel Cosmopolitan (http://www.hotel-cosmopolitan.cz/en/) (Beautiful Historic 5-star Luxury Hotel in the heart of Old Town)
- 14 Meals Total (8 Hot Breakfasts, Welcome and Farewell Dinners with wine/beer, 1 lunch with beer at Oktoberfest and 3 meals on Trans-Atlantic Flights.
- Dedicated Tour Guide for duration of Tour
- Private Deluxe Coach and driver for duration of Tour
- Local guides in each area with admission fees included
- All Daily Sightseeing & Excursions with dedicated Professional regional guide for duration of tour and local guides in each area we visit.
- Private luxurious coach transportation throughout Germany, Austria and Czech Republic with experienced, licensed driver.
- Luggage Porterage at all hotels.
- All Hotel taxes, surcharges and Gratuities for Hotels & Meals (Does not include gratuities for our Dedicated Tour Guide ($5-$8 daily) and tipping of local guides $3-$5), which is highly recommended and encouraged)
WOW, SO MUCH IS INCLUDED FOR A REASONABLE PRICE.... ESPECIALLY SINCE THIS TRIP TAKES PLACE DURING OKTOBERFEST! (Hotel rooms in Munich are priced the highest during this time)
As you can see, our Oktoberfest Tour of Munich, Salzburg & Prague includes almost EVERYTHING, except a handful of meals, a couple of optional tours and souvenirs! And, this tour includes a good mix of fun beer tours, history, immersing ourselves in the local culture and offers free time in each area!
**** Space is limited to only 30 persons for this trip- as no more spaces can be added, once we are full! If you want to join this trip- I recommend you do so as soon as possible- as this trip is on everyone's "Bucket List!"
This Oktoberfest Tour is going to be an Experience of a Lifetime and I hope you can join us in Germany, Austria and Czech Republic on this Amazing Trip!
Please contact me directly at [masked], if you have any questions regarding this Trip...
Your Travel Planner,
Fun Happenings Travel & Adventure Group (http://www.funhappeningstravel.com/)
Fun Happenings Travel Group on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/groups/funappeningstravel)
Fun Happenings Travel Group Instagram Page (http://www.instagram.com/travelwithfunhappenings)
*** PRICING / PAYMENT TERMS / FLIGHT ITINERARY FOR OKTOBERFEST TRIP***
THERE ARE 3 WAYS TO PAY FOR TRIP!
AIR / LAND PACKAGE PRICE FROM NEW YORK JFK:
1.) $[masked] per person / Double Occupancy (AIR/LAND PKG)- If paid in Full by check. (Save $100.00 by paying in full with check)
*** Make check payable to Fun Happenings and mail to:
PO Box 322
*** Note: Check Payments are only valid for Full Trip Payments- all partial payments- but be done with PayPal link.
2.) PAYMENT IN FULL BY CREDIT CARD - $[masked] / DOUBLE OCCUPANCY (Single room additional- see below).
PAYPAL LINK ($[masked]):
3.) *** 5 installment Payments on PayPal over 5 months - $[masked] (Total):
1.) $678.00 Due Now (Initial Deposit Due BEFORE DEC. 31ST)
2.) $678.00 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Automatic)
3.) $678.00 due 4 weeks after previous payment (Automatic)
4.) $678.00 due 4 weeks after previous payment (Automatic)
5.) $678.00 FINAL PAYMENT DUE BEFORE SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
** Note- All payments must be paid in full by SEPTEMBER 1, 2017. If you begin payments late- you may be required to make 2 payments at end to catch up and pay in full before SEPTEMBER 1, 2017.
**** PAYPAL LINK FOR 5 RECURRING PAYMENTS OF $678.00 (TOTAL $3390)
**** SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT
$790.00: Single Room Supplement for entire trip
PAYPAL LINK FOR SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT:
LAND ONLY PACKAGE (Meet Us in Munich on September 25, 2017- Remember our return flight is from Prague on Tuesday, October 3, 2017)
$[masked] BY CHECK OR $2670 BY CREDIT CARD OR PAYPAL - LAND ONLY PACKAGE- If flying from other city to meet us or if you prefer to use Airline Points / Miles to meet us in Munich / Fly back from Prague.
*** The Absolute Deadline to join this trip is FRIDAY, JUNE 16TH OR UNTIL TRIP FILLS UP!
This Trip is open to a maximum of only 30 persons, as this is the maximum capacity of our private coach and reserved hotel rooms.
Reserve your space today with an initial deposit or full payment as this trip will sell out by June.
** INITIAL OKTOBERFEST TRIP MIXER IS TUESDAY, APRIL 18TH AT 5:30PM - 8:30PM AT BLUE MOON WATERFRONT GRILLE.
• WHAT: Oktoberfest Trip Mixer
• WHEN: Tuesday, April 18th from 5:30pm - 8:30pm
• WHERE: Blue Moon Waterfront Grille in West Nashville (525 Basswood Ave. Nashville TN 37209) Website: www.bluemoongrille.com (http://bluemoongrille.com/)/
This will be a good opportunity to meet others interested in going or going on this trip, or find a roommate, if you prefer sharing a room. PLEASE COME TO THIS GET-TOGETHER, IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN GOING! This Mixer is also a group-wide event, as we will be holding monthly mixers now.
Feel free to email me at [masked] - if you have any questions!
LUFTHANSA AIRLINES GROUP AIR - FLIGHT ITINERARY (NYC JFK TO MUNICH - RETURN FROM PRAGUE)
(**Our group is flying out of NYC, as this was the most cost effective way- Make sure to arrive to JFK, at least 3-4 hours before our 5:50pm Departure)
CARRIER FLT# DATE CITY/DEP CITY/ARRIVAL
LUFTHANSA #41 24 SEP NYC JFK/5:50PM MUNICH/7:55AM (+1 Day)
LUFTHANSA[masked] OCT PRAGUE/06:00AM FRANKFURT/7:10AM
LUFTHANSA[masked]CT FRA/JFK/11:00AM NEW YORK JFK/1:30PM (arrive same day)
DAILY ITINERARY FOR MUNICH, SALZBURG AND PRAGUE TOUR:
DAY 1: Sun. Sept 24: Depart New York JFK on Lufthansa Flight #411 at 5:50pm
Depart: New York (JFK) Sun Sept. 24 at 5:50 PM
Arrive: Munich (MUC) Mon Sept 25 at 7:55 AM
** Make sure to arrive at New York JFK 3-4 hours prior to 5:50pm, to insure you make your International flight- due to delay. Book Non-stop flight, if possible.
DAY 2: Mon. Sept 25 - Arrive in Munich, Germany Welcome to Munich!
Arrive at the airport at 7:55am and meet our Tour Guide, who will be with us for the duration of the tour. Since we are arriving early today, we are touring Munich before we check in at 2:00pm.
Our Local Guide will show us the most well known landmarks of Munich, including the Olympic Stadium, built for the 1972 Olympics; the 1,000-foot-high Olympic Tower; and Königsplatz, used for Nazi rallies during World War II. Drive along the Ludwigstrasse, and see the Bavarian Arch of Triumph and Field Marshall Hall. Also visit lively MARIENPLATZ with the Old and the New Town Halls and the gothic Frauenkirche. We will offer free time for lunch, before we transfer to our hotel, to check-in around 2:00pm. The rest of the afternoon is free at your leisure to relax or begin exploring this lively Bavarian capital on your own. This evening, we have our "Welcome to Germany Dinner" at the famous Hofbräuhaus for an authentic Bavarian meal with beer, live traditional music and dancing.
(Included Today: Breakfast on Trans-Atlantic flight, Panoramic Tour of Munich with admissions, Welcome Dinner at Hofbrauhaus with beer/wine)
Day 2 – September 26 (Tues) – Munich
A Very Special Day and "Once in a Lifetime Experience" as we join thousands of beer lovers from around the world in celebrating Oktoberfest Today! Enjoy special "Reserved Admission" to one of the most popular Oktoberfest tents, where we will sample Bavarian delicacies, listen to traditional Bavarian music and drink Munich’s famous beer!
The first Oktoberfest was held in the year 1810 in honor of the Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig's marriage to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. In order to make the most of your day, an early morning TRANSFER will be provided, where we can spend most of the day at leisure at Oktoberfest. A voucher for lunch is provided in the Oktoberfest tent, including two beers. Make your way back to the hotel on your own, as our hotel is less than 5 blocks from the Oktoberfest grounds.
(Included Today: Breakfast, Oktoberfest Tent Admission, Lunch at Oktoberfest)
Day 3 – September 27 (Wed) – Munich
As all fun Happenings Tours, offer a good mix of planned activities and free time... Today is a Free Day to Explore Munich at your leisure. You may decide to go back to Oktoberfest for a 2nd day, explore Munich on your own or join an optional guided tour of nearby World War II Dachau Concentration Camp & Memorial (https://www.kz-gedenkstaette-dachau.de/index-e.html), that will allow you to see first hand how horrific the Holocaust atrocities were. The evening is free and dinner on your own in Munich.
(Included Today: Breakfast, Free Day to Explore Munich)
Day 4 – September 28 (Thurs) – Munich – Neuschwanstein – Salzburg, Austria
Drive into the garden-like landscapes of the Bavarian Alps and visit King Ludwig’s NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE, which famously inspired Walt Disney. Enjoy magnificent views of the Alps from high up before continuing to Mozart’s hometown, Salzburg. The remainder of the day is free to explore Salzburg. (Breakfast)
Day 5 – September 29 (Fri) – SalzburgThis morning, join your Local Guide for a walking tour through the historic center. Admire exquisite MIRABELL GARDENS, the Great Festival Hall, St. Peter’s Monastery, and magnificent RESIDENZ SQUARE, where some scenes of the Sound of Music movie were filmed. Also visit MOZART’S BIRTHPLACE in the charming Getreidegasse. The afternoon is at leisure. Your Tour Director will have many ideas for memorable ways to spend your time. This evening, you may have the opportunity to step back in time during a special Mozart Dinner Concert (subject to availability). (Breakfast)
Day 6 – September 30 (Sat) – Salzburg – Český Krumlov, Czech Republic – Prague Today we cross the border into the Czech Republic. Stop in Český Krumlov for lunch on your own and time to explore. Český Krumlov is a small town in southern Bohemia in the Czech Republic. It has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, mainly for its fine architecture in gothic, renaissance, and baroque style, constructed during the 13th through the 17th centuries. Continue to Prague for the next three nights. (Breakfast)
Day 7 – October 1 (Sun) – Prague The city has a wealth of gothic and baroque architecture that perhaps inspired Dvorak and Smetana, both Prague composers. The included guided sightseeing features landmarks such as the Jewish Quarter, Charles Bridge, and the Old Town Square with the ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK, once the envy of all Europe. A visit with a Local Guide to the 1,000-year-old HRADČANY CASTLE GROUNDS reveals why Prague is considered one of Europe’s most attractive capitals. Your evening is at leisure. (Breakfast)
Day 8 – October 2 (Mon) – Prague
A Full Day at leisure to explore Prague on your own. Your Tour Director will have many ideas for activities today. Join back with your group for a memorable Farewell Dinner at the PLZENSKA BEER HALL RESTAURANT tonight. (Breakfast, Dinner)
Day 9 – October 3 (Tues) – Depart Prague, Czech RepublicYour tour ends with breakfast, followed by a group transfer to the airport for your homebound flights. (Breakfast)
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