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Travel Divas we are making our debut in Europe! We’ve visited lots of places but this trip just may be the “Grand Daddy” of them all! Get ready for a summer like none other! Please join me in August 2014 for an independent tour of 2 Cities known as Europe’s finest; London & Paris! As guests, we’ll have the chance to explore the full meaning of why London and Paris are indeed a tale of their own and learn more about the rich history that lies between both. Additionally, we’ll experience at first hand the many cultures, foods, wines and architecture each city has to offer. If the Eifel Tower, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey or even meeting the Queen is on your “bucket list”, take advantage of the opportunity to cross it off by joining us!
*Please read the next several paragraphs carefully as many of your questions have been answered below.*
***COMPLETE TRIP DETAILS***
Travel Dates: Saturday August 2 – Saturday August 9, 2014
Destination: Europe-London, England/Paris, France
REQUIRED TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: VALID US PASSPORT REQUIRED
Air Carrier: Delta Airlines-Connecting Stops Departure/Return Night Flight for Departure
Intra Transportation: Eurostar Train Standard Class
Hotels: 3 nights DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London, London, England
3 nights Timhotel Gare de L'Est, Paris, France
Room Category: Standard Double TWIN
Total Package Price: Single Occupancy $3,750
Double Occupancy $3,180
Due to the difference in room structure and bedding arrangements in Europe, NO TRIPLE OR QUAD OCCUPANCY WILL BE OFFERED
TRAVEL PROTECTION: NOT INCLUDED. May be purchased at an additional $159 Per Person
Hotel Elysees Flaubert
The Lancaster Gate Hotel (http://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&frm=1&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&docid=v5n6IX6X_zfFGM&tbnid=1wo7NgEvPKzQvM:&ved=0CAUQjRw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cietours.com%2Fus%2Fescorted_tour%2F2013%2Fbritish_and_irish_grandeur_14d%2F&ei=0YU3UryYHJSy4APNnYDgDQ&bvm=bv.52164340,d.dmg&psig=AFQjCNGhEtRCa9Ldr65MnrDmFGfcEO5O9g&ust=1379456781401056)
WHAT’S INCLUDED WITH YOUR PACKAGE:
The following are INCLUDED with your package price:
Hotel Accommodations in both Cities
Private Motor Coach Transfer Services
Standard rail on the Eurostar London to Paris
Daily Breakfast in BOTH Hotels
2 Day Paris Pass
3 Day London Pass
Globe Trotting Divas T-Shirt
Full Day Walking the Spirits Tour
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED WITH YOUR PACKAGE
Travel Protection, meals outside of breakfast, snacks, beverages including alcohol, entertainment, activities and tours not included with your Paris & London Passes, Porterage Service at Airports, Hotels and Stations, Sightseeing Tours, Optional Tours, and Gratuities.
WHAT’S INCLUDED WITH MY PARIS PASS?
Your 2 Day Paris Pass INCLUDES admission to most of the popular attractions and museums in Paris including the Eifel Tower, The Louvre and a Wine Tasting Tour. In addition, it also covers use of the Metro Transportation System in Zones 1 – 3 for the “life” of your pass.
WHAT’S INCLUDED WITH MY LONDON PASS?
Your 3 Day London Pass INCLUDES admission to most of the popular attractions and museums in London including Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the London Eye. In addition, it also covers use of the Metro Transportation System in Zones 1 – 4 for the “life” of your pass.
Required Deposit and Payment Schedule:
Please be advised that your initial Deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE. ALL Deposits/Payments including Final payment must be made in the form of a Bank Check, Money Order or Paypal ONLY. Personal checks will be accepted only if this is not your first trip with the group.
Initial and NON REFUNDABLE Deposit to Book- $150 Per Person Due NOW – November 15, 2013
REQUIRED PAYMENT SCHEDULE. Please notify me ASAP if the dates listed below will not accommodate you.
Min dep of $150 Per Person DUE by January 31, 2014
Min dep of $200 Per Person DUE by Feb 28, 2014
Min dep of $200 Per Person DUE by March 31, 2014
Min dep of $150 Per Person DUE by April 30, 2014
FINAL PAYMENT DUE NO LATER THAN JUNE 1, 2014. FINAL PAYMENT MUST BE IN THE FORM OF A BANK CHECK, MONEY ORDER OR SUBMITTED VIA PAYPAL. DUE TO THIS TRIP BEING UNDER A GROUP TRAVEL CONTRACT, EXTENSIONS CAN NOT BE MADE FOR THE INITIAL DEPOSIT OR FINAL PAYMENT DATE. IN ORDER TO KEEP THE CURRENT RATE, WE MUST HAVE A TOTAL OF 19 TRAVELERS. ALL RATES PUBLISHED ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT TIME OF BOOKING AND IF SPACE DOES NOT FILL. IF THE ABOVE PAYMENT DATES CONFLICT WITH OTHER FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS, PLEASE SEND YOUR PAYMENTS ON THE 10TH OR 15TH OF EACH MONTH INSTEAD.
MAKING YOUR RESERVATION
As with all of our trips, Wallet Happy Vacations (215.200.8311) is our host Agency. To make your initial deposit, please click on the links below that is relevant to your room occupancy. These links will take you directly to Paypal where you can complete the Initial Deposit process. Note that a 4% processing fee has already been included. If you wish to mail a Bank Check or Money Order instead, please make items payable to Wallet Happy Vacations and mail to 4950 National Street Philadelphia, PA 19135.
Please Click here (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=HC45DDH2QRQS6) for Single Occupancy
Please Click here (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=Q7HMAM5W9SYY4) for Double Occupancy
Upon Receipt of your Initial Deposit, you will be contacted by Wallet Happy Vacations. At that time, please have ready the following information to process your reservation:
Full Name as it Appears on your Passport
Physical Address(if different from Billing Address)
Valid Contact Number
Valid Email Address
Passport Number(Country of issue, Issue Date and Expiration)
Emergency Contact Name & Number
Delta Airline Frequent Flyer Account # if applicable
DO I NEED A PASSPORT?
ABSOLUTELY! YOUR PASSPORT MUST BE VALID FOR AT LEAST 6 MONTHS AFTER YOUR RETURN HOME. For example, since we are returning from Europe on Saturday August 9, 2014, your passport must be valid until at least February 9, 2015 which is 6 months after your return home.
Apply for your Passport Here. (http://travel.state.gov/passport/get/first/first_830.html)
Guest Age Requirement
Guests ages 18 and over are invited to join us.
Ladies, if you will be requesting a roommate, please let me know ASAP. If you do find a roommate, and your roommate can not make their deposit in time, as long as you are willing to double your down payment by making a deposit of $500 instead of $250(of which $250 is Non-Refundable Non-Transferable), your reservation can still be made. The total $500 will be applied to your trip balance and will NOT be divided between you and your roommate’s balance unless you give specific instructions to do so. Your roommate must be able to make deposit within 10 business days of making the reservation.
WHAT TO EXPECT WHILE TRAVELING
Expect to live like the locals! We’ll be using Metro just as we would Septa, Patco and DART to navigate throughout both cities. Comfortable footwear and clothing are highly recommended. Also, I HIGHLY recommend making copies of your Passport, Drivers License or State ID and your Official Itinerary. Leave a set at home with your Emergency Contact Person and bring a set with you.
TRAVEL DIVAS BE PLEASE ADVISED THAT THIS TRIP WILL TAKE PLACE NO MATTER THE GROUP SIZE!
A complete itinerary will be sent out and a Meet & Greet will be held 3 weeks prior to departure.
LET’S GET READY FOR PARIS & LONDON!
The Lancaster Gate Hotel