JOIN FUN HAPPENINGS TRAVEL & ADVENTURE FOR AN AMAZING 10 DAY PRIVATE YACHT TOUR TO 7 CYCLADIC GREEK ISLANDS & TWO DAYS IN ATHENS! OUR GROUP DEPARTS NEW YORK JFK ON WED. OCT. 2ND AND RETURNS FRIDAY, OCT. 11TH! SPACE IS LIMITED TO ONLY 36 PERSONS!
THIS "PRIVATE YACHT TOUR" IS GOING TO BE AN AMAZING TRIP OF A LIFETIME, JUST ASK ANY OF THE PERSONS THAT JOINED OUR TWO GREEK ISLAND YACHT TOURS IN 2018! THERE ARE NO WORDS TO DESCRIBE THE BEAUTY OF GREECE... But experiencing the Greek Islands on a Private Yacht is Over the Top!
Our group this year is cruising aboard the Modern 180' Mega-Yacht HARMONY G, visiting 7 unique Cycladic Greek Islands, in the Aegean Sea. We will experience the charming island of Hydra, the sea cliffs of Folegandros, the popular and undiscovered Paros and Naxos islands, the Sacred isle of Delos, Breathtaking Santorini and the famous whitewashed villages of Mykonos... We will visit fascinating sites of antiquity, swim in hidden coves, relax on postcard-perfect beaches, taste Amazing home-cooked Greek food and immerse ourselves with the Greek locals! This is going to be an Amazing Trip of a Lifetime like never before!
WHAT MAKES THIS GREECE TOUR SPECIAL, MORE UNIQUE?
SIMPLY PUT: There is no Better Way to Explore the Greek Islands, than by Private Yacht... but most cannot afford it. But, Fun Happenings is making your Dream Possible and affordable to enjoy the convenience and luxury of a "PRIVATE YACHT TOUR TO GREECE" at just over $4,000! We are visiting very unique and undiscovered islands, that most tourists rarely visit, like Hydra, Folegandros, Naxos and Paros- as no cruise ships visit here. And, of course, are visiting Athens, Santorini, Mykonos & Delos- as these are a "Must Visit" when traveling to Greece! And, I have negotiated an UNBELIEVABLE ROUND TRIP AIRFARE OF ONLY $500 from JFK to Athens Greece... making this trip unbelievably affordable!
SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR 10 DAY GREEK ISLAND YACHT TOUR INCLUDE:
• Experience the beauty & culture of 7 Greek Islands aboard a private 180' Yacht.
• Enjoy a non-rushed private yacht tour [unlike normal cruise ship itineraries], where we spend the night in most ports- so we can experience the nightlife, local restaurants and culture in each place we visit, as well as most of each day!
• Visit undiscovered Greek islands of Hydra, Folegandros, Naxos & Paros, where tourists rarely visit, as they are only accessible by private boat.
• Experience Ancient Athens and the Acropolis, as we spend a full day in Athens.
• Swim in crystal blue coves during swim stops along our 8 Day Yacht Tour.
• Immerse yourself with Greek Locals, as meet mingle and with locals, as we are visiting small, less touristy islands, where no cruise ships visit.
• Experience the "Real Greece" through the eyes of Greece's Top local guides on each island, making our trip memorable and unique!
• Enjoy a morning hike to the top of Santorini's Caldera Volcano- before we explore Breathtaking Santorini!
• Immerse yourself in Ancient Greece history on the sacred island of Delos!
• Spend 2 full days / 1 Night on the popular, lively island of Mykonos!
• Experience an incredible Food, Wine & History Culinary tour of Mykonos! [A favorite on our last Greece Yacht Tours in 2018.]
• Enjoy a fully escorted, stress free All Inclusive Tour of the Greek Islands with 20 meals, All Excursions and Guaranteed to be a "Trip of a Lifetime!"
OUR AMAZING 10 DAY GREECE YACHT TOUR INCLUDES SO MUCH!
• Round Trip Non-stop Air from New York JFK to Athens ($500.00 Add-on)
• 1 Night Accommodation at Top-Rated 5-star Centrally located Athens Gate Hotel, 7 Night Accommodations on Highly-rated M/S Harmony G Private Yacht
• 19 Meals Included: (9 Breakfasts, 7 lunches & 3 Dinners)- including our Welcome dinner in Hydra with Live Greek Music & Dancing, Greek Night in Paros and our Farewell Captain's Dinner on our last night on our yacht!
• 10 Unique Excursions and Cultural Immersing Activities, Including: Athens Panoramic City & Culinary Tour, Guided Tour of Acropolis with Admission, Walking Tour of Folegandros, Guided Hiking Excursion on Santorini's Famous Volcano Caldera, Full Day Cultural & History Tour of Santorini, City & Island Tour of Naxos, Wine & History tour of Paros, Walking tour of Ancient Delos Island and a Food, Wine & History Culinary Tour of Mykonos.
• Private Coach / Yacht Transportation throughout trip
• The "Best Local Guides in Greece" on each Island... making our trip memorable and unique!
• Local Greek Guide / Cruise Manager throughout cruise portion of tour
• All domestic hotel taxes, International flight taxes, Yacht Port Charges and hotel baggage service.
PRICING / PAYMENT TERMS FOR GREECE PRIVATE YACHT TOUR***
* REMEMBER THE ONLY WAY TO HOLD YOUR SPACE IS TO EITHER MAKE FULL PAYMENT OR START THE RECURRING PAYPAL PAYMENTS- THIS TRIP WILL SELL OUT, based on previous Greece Trip Interest and the overwhelming response to this trip!
*** THERE ARE 4 WAYS TO PAY FOR THIS TRIP:
1.) Pay in Full by Check: $4190 (For Land/Private Yacht Tour) and
$500 (International Air Add-on- for JFK/ATH Flights)= $[masked]
2.) Pay in Full by PayPal or Credit Card [$4190 Land/Yacht Tour + $500 Int'l Air Add-on + 140 cc fees] = $4830 Total
3.) 7 installment Payments of $690.00 on PayPal over 7 months, Totaling $[masked] [INCLUDES BOTH YACHT, LAND & AIR PACKAGE FROM JFK]
4.) LAND ONLY PACKAGE $4190 (by check) or $[masked] (PayPal or credit card) and Purchase your own Air and Meet us in Athens on Oct. 3rd.
PAYMENT DETAILS / LINKS BELOW:
1.) PAY IN FULL BY CHECK...
• $[masked] per person / Double Occupancy (LAND / PRIVATE YACHT PKG) + $500 (RT INT'L AIR PKG) = $4690 TOTAL, If paid in Full by Check. Make check payable to Fun Happenings and mail to:
PO Box 322
2.) PAYMENT IN FULL BY CREDIT CARD - $[masked] (Includes Land, Cruise & Air Package From JFK- based on double occupancy) [Note: Single room is additional cost- see below)
PAYPAL LINK FOR FULL PAYMENT OF LAND, CRUISE, AIR PKG ($[masked]):
3.) 7 Monthly installment Payments OF $690.00 on PayPal over 7 months - TOTAL $[masked] (Includes Land, Cruise, Air Package From JFK):
1.) $690.00 Due Now (Initial Deposit Due BEFORE MARCH 21, 2019)
2.) $690.00 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Automatic Payment)
3.) $690.00 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Automatic Payment)
4.) $690.00 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Automatic Payment)
5.) $690.00 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Automatic Payment)
6.) $690.00 Due 4 weeks after previous payment (Automatic Payment)
7.) $690.00 Due 4 weeks after previous payment [Final Payment Due by SEPT 20TH 2019]
** Note- All payments must be paid in full by Sept. 20th 2019- If you begin payments late- you may be required to make 2 payments at end to catch up and pay in full before Sept. 20th 2019.
**** PAYPAL LINK FOR 7 RECURRING PAYMENTS OF $690.00 (Total $[masked]):
4.) LAND ONLY PACKAGE $4190 (by check) or $[masked] (PayPal or credit card) and Purchase your own Air and Meet us in Athens on Oct. 3rd.
PAYPAL LINK FOR LAND, CRUISE ONLY PACKAGE ($[masked]):
SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT [TRIP LIMITED TO 5 SINGLE ROOMS]
$[masked]: Single Room Supplement for entire Trip [Cost of Single cabin on Yacht is substantially more]
PAYPAL LINK FOR SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT ($[masked]):
**** NOTE: You are responsible for getting to New York (JFK) on your own, as our trip begins here. Our Group Airfare is Highly Discounted at $500 and incredible non-stop times. Book your Air to JFK or LaGuardia (allow extra time for shuttle/Uber service to JFK).
YOU HAVE TO ARRIVE TO NEW YORK ON OCT. 1ST TO MAKE 12:55PM FLIGHT:
*** Because our Norwegian Air Flight Departs at 12:55pm on Oct. 2nd- I recommend arriving to New York (JFK or LGA), the evening before, as the earliest flight into JFK on Oct. 2nd is 11:05am, which is only allowing less than 2 hours to deload plane, gather luggage, then transfer to International terminal and Norwegian Air "REQUIRES A STRICT 90 MINUTE CHECK-IN BEFORE FLIGHT DEPARTURE", which is not possible with a 11:05am arrival to JFK on Delta. *** MAKE SURE TO ARRIVE TO NEW YORK ON OCT. 1ST. I will be booking a block of rooms at the new TWA Hotel at JFK for anyone that wishes to stay here on Oct. 1st.
*** The Deadline to join this trip is WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20TH, 2019 OR UNTIL YACHT TOUR SELLS OUT....
****** TO JOIN THIS AMAZING TRIP - THERE ARE 4 EASY STEPS!
1.) Make either 1st Payment of 7 Installment Payments 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 need assistance in finding a roommate.
REFUND POLICY: Refunds are available with Written Email Notice of more than 120 days. With less than 120 days, a refund is available if you find a replacement for the same # of person(s) cancelling and a $300 per person name change fee will apply.
This Trip is open to a maximum of only 36 persons, as this is the maximum capacity of our private yacht and booked air seats. This trip will most likely sell out early, so if you're considering going.. JOIN US!
There is no better way to explore the Greek Islands, than on your own private yacht! This customized itinerary was designed exclusively for Fun Happenings Travel Group- to explore a variety of unique undiscovered islands- as well as popular Santorini, Mykonos and Athens! This trip is going to be an incredible Trip of a Lifetime... We hope you can join us in Greece this October!
Please feel free to contact me at [masked], if you have any questions...
Thank you for your interest in Fun Happenings' Trips... We hope you can join us in Greece this coming October!
Your Travel Planner,
Fun Happenings Travel & Adventure
*** NORWEGIAN AIR FLIGHT ITINERARY (Both Non-stop Flights!)***
FLT# | DATE | FROM CITY / TO CITY | DEPART / ARRIVE TIME
FLT #7030 OCT[masked] DEP JFK 12:55PM / ARR ATH 05:05AM (Next Day)
FLT #7029 OCT[masked] DEP ATH 9:25AM / ARR JFK 12:55PM (Same Day)
**** NOTE IMPORTANT INFORMATION: You are responsible for getting to New York (JFK) on your own, as our trip begins here. Our Group Airfare is Highly Discounted at $500 and incredible non-stop times. Book your Air to JFK or LaGuardia (allow extra time for shuttle/Uber service to JFK).
***** NOTE: ARRIVE TO NEW YORK ON OCT. 1ST TO MAKE 12:55PM FLIGHT ON OCT. 2ND!:
Because our Norwegian Air Flight Departs at 12:55pm on Oct. 2nd- YOU SHOULD ARRIVE TO NEW YORK JFK OR LGA THE EVENING BEFORE ON OCT. 1ST. The earliest flight into JFK from Nashville BNA on Oct. 2nd is 11:05am for non-stop flight or 10:25 with stop in ATL, which allows 2 - 2 1/2 hours to deload plan, pick-up luggage, then transfer to International terminal to check-in and go through security. Norwegian Air "REQUIRES AT LEAST A 90 MINUTE CHECK-IN BEFORE INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT DEPARTURES AND WILL REFUSE CHECK-IN LESS THAN 90 MINUTES", which makes the 10:25am or 11:05am Delta flights to JFK not possible.
*** MAKE SURE TO ARRIVE TO NEW YORK ON OCT. 1ST. I will be booking a block of rooms at the new TWA Hotel at JFK or Crowne Plaza JFK for anyone that wishes to stay here on Oct. 1st.
TWA HOTEL AT JFK: https://www.twahotel.com/hotel
DETAILED 10-DAY DAILY TRIP ITINERARY:
DAY 1 WED OCT 2ND: Depart New York (JFK) on Norwegian Air #7030 at 12:55pm. NOTE- You will need to arrive the evening of Oct. 1st to make this flight. [Overnight Trans-Atlantic Flight, Dinner Included]
Day 2 THUR OCT 3RD: Morning Arrival to Athens at 5:05am; Our Day includes a guided Athens Panoramic City Tour and a unique culinary walking tour of the Plaka neighborhood, tasting local foods in many stops for lunch. The rest of the afternoon and evening is available for rest or exploring Athens. The evening is free to enjoy dinner on your own, as our Welcome Dinner will take place Friday evening.
[Overnight in Athens, Highly Rated Athens Gate Hotel, located in heart of Plaka neighborhood, Breakfast on flight, Culinary Lunch Tour included]
Day 3 FRI OCT 4TH: After breakfast at hotel on a beautiful terrace overlooking the Acropolis! Our group will depart the lobby at 9:00am for a morning Guided Walking Tour of the Acropolis. Early afternoon private transfer from Athens to Marina Zeas in Piraeus to embark on our 7 Night / 8 Day Yacht Tour of the Cycladic Greek Islands. We will enjoy a relaxing afternoon on our 3 hour cruise to Hydra. Our "Welcome to Greece" Dinner is tonight in Hydra with traditional Greek music & dancing... OPA !
[Depart Hotel Lobby at 1:00pm | Arrive to Hydra at 6:00pm], Guided walking tour of Hydra (Breakfast, Lunch Included today)]
Day 4 SAT OCT 5TH: Morning arrival to Poliegos Island, a very small island known for its amazing blue turquoise waters and white sandy beaches. Morning swim stop followed by a BBQ Lunch on deck. Afternoon sailing to Folegandros, one of the most amazing and most undiscovered islands in the Aegean Sea. Our local guide will take our group on a walking tour of the amazing Upper city to familiarize ourselves with this quaint, charming island. The evening is free to explore Folegandros and enjoy dinner on your own at one of the traditional Greek taverna's. [Early 4:00 am departure to Santorini] (Breakfast, Lunch included Today)
Day 5 SUN OCT 6TH: Arrive early morning to Santorini to view the magnificent sunrise and enjoy an early morning hike to the top of Santorini's Caldera Volcano. After breakfast, we enjoy a circle island tour of Santorini visiting the ancient ruins of Akrotiri, the traditional village of Pyrgos, a cliff-side winery for a Greek wine tasting and light lunch and ending in the breathtaking charming village of Oia, where we can spend free time exploring the beautiful shops, boutiques and cafe's of this quaint village. The evening to explore Santorini on your own. [Late 2:00am departure to Naxos] (Breakfast, Lunch Included)
Day 6 MON OCT 7TH: Early morning arrival to Naxos. Free morning to explore Naxos town on your own. After lunch on yacht, Our local guide Antonis takes us on of Naxos town visiting the marble gate of Apollo temple and the medieval castle. We then continue on a private coach tour, circling the island, visiting beautiful panoramic viewpoints, post-card perfect beaches and seeing how the rural villagers live in Naxos. The evening is free to explore Naxos and enjoy dinner on your own. [Overnight in Naxos on Yacht, Early AM Departure for Paros, wake up in Paros] (Breakfast, Lunch included)
Day 7 TUE OCT 8TH: Free morning to sleep in or explore Paros. After lunch, our local guide will take us on a unique tour of Paros' two towns- Lefkes and Parikia, where we will visit the area's unique sites and visit a local winery for a wine tasting. Tonight is our Fun "Greek Night" on board our yacht with authentic Greek cuisine and live music and dancing... OPA! Enjoy the lively nightlife in Paros tonight, if you wish! [Early 5:00am departure to Delos] (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
Day 8 WED OCT 9TH: 7:00am Arrival to the Sacred Island of Delos and birthplace of Zeus. Our guide, Antonis will takes us on a morning tour of this significant historical island. We will enjoy Lunch and a swim stop on way to Mykonos (weather permitting). The afternoon is Free to explore Mykonos Town before our 6:00pm Food, Wine & History Culinary tour of Mykonos. The rest of the evening is free to explore this beautiful town and its famous shops and nightlife. [Overnight in Mykonos] (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner in Mykonos included)
Day 9 THUR OCT 10TH: After breakfast on our yacht, Enjoy today as a Free Day to explore one of the most beautiful islands in Greece... Shop, visit the many beautiful beaches, explore the island by jeep or just wander through the town's meandering alleyways and enjoy this incredible Island! Our Farewell to Greece Dinner is this evening at 6:30pm, as we head back to Athens. [6:30pm Departure for Athens] (Breakfast, Dinner included)
Day 10 FRI OCT 11TH: Early morning arrival to Marina Zeas, outside of Athens. After early breakfast, we depart for ATH Airport to catch our 9:25am Non-stop Norwegian Air Flight #7029 to New York JFK. We arrive same day into New York JFK at 12:55pm EST. [6:45am Departure for ATH Airport] (Breakfast on yacht, Lunch, Dinner on flight included)
ABOUT OUR MEGA YACHT - THE 180 FOOT M/Y HARMONY G
The modern 180' M/Y HARMONY G Mega Yacht is high-tech, with luxurious interiors and a classic high-end style. She was launched in January 2001, renovated in 2010 and again in 2013, and complies with the most stringent European Union SOLAS Safety regulations. Her powerful engines and state-of-the-art stabilizers allow for safe and comfortable cruising.
Your Days on-board M/Y HARMONY G centers around the Indoor / Outdoor lounge and its American bar, on Upper Deck. The well appointed dining room located on Main Deck features panoramic windows. The spacious Sun deck is the ideal place to bask under the sun, read a good book or just enjoyat the scenery. The swimming platform on Harmony G’s stern enables you to swim in secluded coves with crystal clear waters or you can use the snorkeling gear or sea kayaks provided
COMMON AREAS ABOARD THE HARMONY G
The interior lounge has relaxing couches and comfortable chairs where guests can have a drink and gaze out from the large windows, or watch television and regional documentaries on the satellite TV. A spacious Sun Deck provides the ideal spot to bask under the Mediterranean sky, read a good book in the shade or just gaze at the landscapes. The swimming platform at the stern enables jumping into the water when weather and anchorage conditions permit.
DINING ABOARD THE HARMONY G
The dining room is on the Main Deck surrounded by large windows providing beautiful views of the ports of call. Weather permitting, meals may be served al fresco in the outdoor dining area located on the Upper Deck.
CABINS ABOARD THE HARMONY G
Cabins are located on the Upper and Main Decks and are equipped with windows. The 20 classic cabins are finished with wood paneling, carpeting and warm fabrics creating an upscale and comfortable atmosphere. Cabins feature two twin or one double bed, with Upper Deck cabins featuring flexible bed configurations. Common to all cabins are a private ensuite bathroom with shower, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, CD/DVD player, music channels, mini bar/refrigerator, individually controlled A/C, direct dial telephone, safe deposit boxes and hair dryers.
OUR ATHENS HOTEL, THE ATHENS GATE HOTEL
The highly rated Athens Gate Hotel is located in the historic district of Athens exactly opposite the Temple of Olympian Zeus. It is 400 meters away from the Acropolis, 200 m away from the new Acropolis Museum, and on the doorstep of Plaka, the heart of the charming tourist district of Athens. It has recently been fully renovated.
HOTEL VIDEO: https://youtu.be/8hfi2AJ8M9A
[CLICK ON PHOTOS BELOW AND CHOOSE "SEE SLIDESHOW" TO VIEW PHOTOS OF YACHT AND TWO 2018 YACHT TOURS!]