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California Coastal Cruise

California Coastal Cruise

Experience 4 California Coastal Cities, including two nights in San Francisco, plus Ensenada, Mexico!

**Please note:  A current U.S.Passport (valid for at least 6 months after return) is required. 






This tour includes average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances.



Departure Cities: Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont, Sioux City, Des Moines, Luverne, MN, Sioux Falls, SD, and points en route (additional departure cities may be available upon request)


Allied's Tour Highlights:

  • 2 nights in San Francisco

  • San Francisco City Tour

  • Santa Barbara

  • Los Angles/Long Beach

  • San Diego

  • Ensenaa, Mexico

  • 23 Meals as detailed in the itinerary

  • Tour Director:  TBA

  • Included in the CRUISE TOUR:


  • All attractions listed under Tour Highlights

  • Pre night in Omaha

  • Round-Trip Airfare from Omaha

  • 2 Nights hotel in San Francisco

  • Round-Trip Airport/Ship Transfers

  • Home pickup for Prestige Tours in all Allied Departure Cities

  • Cruise accommodations as selected

  • All meals and entertainment aboard ship

  • All taxes for included items

  • Tour Director with minimum 16 passengers


Not Included are meals not listed in the itinerary, optional shore excursions, beverages not part of the regular menu, alternative dining options, optional travel insurance, room incidentals, checked baggage fees charged by airlines, alcoholic beverages, items of personal nature, gratuities for tour director or shipboard staff (these tips are automatically added to your shipboard account), possible fuel surcharges.


Price, per person:

$2,229 Inside, per person

$2,439 Ocean View, per person

$2,539 Balcony, per person


Mini-suites, single or triple rates are available upon request.  Rates to fly from other U.S. cities are available upon request.


Pay by Check Savings:  $70 per person

Book by Nov. 23, 2017 & Save $75 per person!


Deposit: $600 deposit is required within 7 days after you make your reservation.

Final Payment:  Jan. 15, 2018. We accept payment by personal check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.

Day 1

Travel Day

Shuttle to Omaha from Allied cities for overnight.

Day 2

San Francisco

We depart early for flight to San Francisco. San Francisco has it all: colorful history, superb restaurants, sophisticated museums, world-class shopping and more! Our hotel, at Fisherman's Wharf, is the perfect location to enjoy this bustling waterfront area. Just a short distance from our hotel is Pier 39 Marketplace, the Aquarium of the Bay, the Maritime National Historic Park, and lots of great seafood restaurants.

Overnight (2) San Francisco.


Day 3

City Tour

Enjoy a half-day city tour this morning to get acquainted with the beautiful city of San Francisco. We'll see the Golden Gate Bridge (including a picture stop), Golden Gate Park, Chinatown, Victorian Homes, North Beach, and more! This afternoon and evening are free to enjoy as you wish. Maybe take a ferry to Alcatraz, or take a cable car ride? Your tour director will assist with options.


Day 4

Board the Grand Princess

After a leisurely morning we are transferred to the Grand Princess, our home for the next six nights. Enjoy getting acquainted with your ship! Your ship features lovely dining rooms that offer traditional set times for dining or anytime dining plus, choose from more casual fare at the Pizzeria, the Trident Grill, or Horizon Court Buffet. After dinner the fun continues with shows in the Princess Theater, Movies Under the Stars outdoor theater, a Vegas Style Casino, plus nightclubstyle performances in the Explorers Lounge or dancing at one of the lounges.

B, D

Day 5

At Sea

It's your day to enjoy as you wish! You can shop in the boutiques, relax with a spa treatment, lounge by the pool, or visit the sports court or work out center. It is also a great time to make sure you are ready for our upcoming ports with a visit to the shore excursions desk. (Each port offers shore tours that vary in length, activity level and price.)

B, L, D

Day 6

Santa Barbara

Called the American Riviera, Santa Barbara is a place where food, art, history, fashion, wine and sunshine mix to create a delightful and unique experience for visitors. The "Queen of the Missions," Santa Barbara's Old Mission can be traced back to the 1700's when the mission was built to bring Christianity to the Chumash Indians. Or maybe you'd prefer to see Solvang and do some wine tasting? Or enjoy a Coastal Whale Watching cruise as this is high season to see Gray Whales migrating to Alaska. (Note: Tender Required, Wheelchair Access Limited.)

B, L, D

Day 7

Los Angeles (Long Beach)

This gateway to sunny Southern California has lots of options to enjoy. Marvel at the glitz of Hollywood with a drive along famed Sunset Strip. Or explore vibrant Olvera Street, the 250-year-old birthplace of Los Angeles. How about a trip to Beverly Hills and the Getty Center? A Harbor Cruise of Long Beach will feature the world famous Queen Mary, the Russian Spy Submarine-The Black Scorpion plus see California Sea Lions in their natural habitat.

B, L, D

Day 8

San Diego

San Diego offers much to see and do! Hop on the trolley for a tour of the city and/or visits to Seaport Village, Balboa Park, Coronado Island, and more! Sea World & the San Diego Zoo are other popular ways to spend a day.

B, L, D

Day 9

|Ensenada, Mexico

Ensenada is just 70 miles south of the international border. Optional tours include a visit to the spectacular blowhole of La Bufadora (a natural marine geyser that blasts water 100 feet into the air), see Plaza Civica filled with magnificent statues of Mexico's greatest local heroes, learn about the growing wine industry, or experience a Mexican Folkloric Fiesta featuring music and dancing. Or if you prefer, stay on board the ship and enjoy one last day of wonderful service and fun activities.

B, L, D

Day 10

|At Sea

Enjoy more time to relax and play on your ship!

B, L, D

Day 11

San Francisco

Disembark this morning for our return flight to Omaha after a relaxing and fun California Coastal Cruise.


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances.


**NOTE: YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE YOUR PASSPORT IN HAND WHEN YOU PHONE IN TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after return.**



Deposit:   20% of the cruise fare, per person, due at time of reservation.

Final payment due January 10, 2017


Payment methods: We accept payment by check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express.


Cancellation Policy: See Overview tab Tour



  • Round trip transfers to Omaha from Allied Cities

  • Round trip airfare from Omaha

  • Round trip airport/ship transfers

  • One night pre-cruise hotel accomodations 

  • Cruise accommodations as selected, including port taxes (subject to change)

  • All meals onboard ship

  • All entertainment onboard ship

  • Allied Tour & Travel Host with minimum of 16 passengers


Not Included in tour: Checked baggage fees charged by airline, optional shore excursions, beverages not a part of the regular menu, items of a personal nature, such as laundry, massage, beauty salon, phone calls, etc; tips to shipboard staff or tour director, optional travel insurance, optional vacation extension


Insurance: Optional Travelex Insurance is highly recommended. Call Allied for further details. We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance to protect your deposits from cancellation fees. Your trip investment is worth protecting and it's the best way to safeguard against unexpected events that can prevent you from traveling and being assessed significant cancellation fees. Contact Allied Tour & Travel for travel insurance information.


Cancelation Information:

Days Prior to tour Departure..........Cancelation Fee per person:

76 days or more                           No Fee

75-56 days                                  $1,500

55-30 days                                  75% of Cruise Fare plus 100% of airfare in non-refundable

29 days or less                             100% of Cruise Fare plus 100% of Airfare is non refundable


Final Documents: Approximately two weeks prior to departure date, you will receive your final detailed documents. These documents will include departure times, list of hotels, detailed tour itinerary, health forms and luggage tags will be included.


Changes in Tour Price: Tour prices in this publication are effective as of July 1, 2017 and subject to fluctuation due to the U.S dollar exchange rates and energy rates. Our best effort has been made to publish this information as accurately as possible. The right is reserved to change tour rates as deemed necessary by current currency and fuel price conditions. Due to the volatility of airfares and flight schedules, tour utilizing air transportation are subject to change both in price and routing.


Changes in Itinerary: The order of events and hotels scheduled in your tour are subject to change. Every effort will be made to preserve the original quality of attractions and hotels when circumstances necessitate a substitution.


Baggage Allowance: Portage for one suitcase (per person) is included in the tour price. Due to limited motor coach capacity, your single bag should have dimensions not exceeding 30" x 21" x 11" and weigh no more than 50 pounds. Small carry-on bags are allowed and are your responsibility. Most airlines asses a baggage fee. This fee is not included in the tour price and is paid for at airport check-in.


Special Needs: Travelers needing special assistance must notify Allied Tours at the time of booking. Persons requiring assistance must be accompanied by a companion who can help with these special needs as tour directors and drivers have obligations to the whole group. See your current tour book for details of customer responsibility.


Church and Faith: We encourage you to attend the church of your choice while on tours if conditions allow. Unfortunately, we are unable to make any special provisions or transportation to attend church. Many tour directors share "Thoughts of the Day" verses of inspiration, or a short prayer to start the day.


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RESPONSIBILITY: Allied Tours, Inc. (AT) acts only as an agent for suppliers. AT is not responsible for acts or omissions of the suppliers or their failure to provide services or adhere to their own schedules and assumes no liability for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay or irregularity, and can accept no liability for losses or personal injury or property damage, or additional expenses due to delay or changes in bus or other services, sickness, weather, strikes, war, quarantine, terrorism or other causes. All such losses or expenses will have to be borne by the passenger. The right is reserved to accept or withdraw any tour if circumstances require it. AT reserves the right to make any changes deemed necessary to the benefit of the tour and/or tour members. All rates are subject to change and are based on current tariffs available and current exchange rates as of September 15, 2017. All baggage is at owner's risk. The purchase of baggage and travel insurance covering cancellation, interruption, medical, baggage, etc., is recommended. The issuance and acceptance of tickets/vouchers or the payment of the required deposit or any partial or full payment for reservations on these trips shall be deemed to be consent to the above conditions. No refund of unused portions of the tour can be made unless agreed to prior to the departure of the tour. The usual contract in use by the airlines and other transportation companies when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the purchaser of the tour and/or the passenger. The services of any ARC and/or IATAN carrier may be used on this program. AT has no special knowledge regarding the financial condition of the suppliers or unsafe conditions at locations to which you may travel. You assume full responsibility for checking and verifying any and all passport, visa, vaccination, or other entry requirements of your destination(s), and all conditions regarding health, safety, security, political stability, and labor or civil unrest at such destination(s). Passengers hereby release AT from all claims arising out of any problem covered in these paragraphs and agree that the courts in Madison Co., NE will be the exclusive jurisdiction for all claims brought by you or AT.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Columbus Columbus HyVee
3010 - 23rd Street -please park SE corner of lot
Council BluffsBestWestern Council Bluffs-Best Western
2216 27th Avenue - I-80 & 24th St*712-322-3150
Fremont Fremont Walmart
3010 E 23rd St, Exit Hwys 30 & 275 - special instr
Grand Island Quality Inn Grand Island
Quality Inn I-80 & Hwy 281*308-384-7770
Lincoln-Best Western Plus Lincoln-Best Western Plus
I-80, Exit 403, 27th Street Exit, South
Norfolk Norfolk
Allied Tour Office - 720 E. Norfolk Ave.
Omaha - Arrow Stage Lines Omaha -- Arrow Stage Lines Depot
4220 South 52nd St.
Sioux City Sioux City -- New Victorian Inn
3101 Singing Hills Blvd. (I29, Exit 143 east 2 bl)
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