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Golden Isles of Georgia

Golden Isles of Georgia

Featuring Amelia Island, St. Augustine & Jekyll Island

March 18-23, 2018

 

Departure Cities:  Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont & Sioux City

                         (Ask about airfare from other cities.)

 

Allied Tour Highlights:

  • Stay on Jekyll for 5 Nights 

  • Georgia Sea Turtle Center 

  • Jekyll Island Club Lunch 

  • St. Augustine

  • Fernandina Beach/Amelia Island 

  • Shrimp Cruise 

  • 11 Meals: 5 breakfasts (B); 1 Lunch (L); 5 Dinners (D)

  • Tour Director - TBA

 

Featured Hotels:

  • Jekyll Island, GA (5) - Hampton Inn Oceanside Resort

 

Pricing, per person:

$2,534 Double Occupancy

$2,880 Single Occupancy

$2,454 Triple Occupancy

 

Pay by Check Savings: $80

 

Early Booking Savings (Book by Nov. 23, 2017): $60

Day 1

Fly to Jacksonville or Orlando, FL

Join us for a trip to discover the Golden Isles of Georgia. It's here fifty-three prominent Jekyll Island Club members created an exclusive gilded era island retreat for family and friends on Georgia's coast. Experience all the royalty of these islands with Allied Tours on our Golden Isles tour.

Overnight (5) Jekyll Island, GA.

D

Day 2

Driftwood Beach/Georgia Sea Turtle Center/Lunch at Jekyll Island Resort Club/Brunswick Actors Theater

After breakfast, a local guide will take you on a Jekyll Island tour. Enjoy the moss draped Live Oaks and spectacular Driftwood Beach where the beautiful driftwood and trees that resemble a tree graveyard will amaze you. You will want to bring your cameras to remember this unique spot! Next learn how the Georgia Sea Turtle Center cares for its sea turtle patients. Join the ranks of the rich and famous during lunch at the Jekyll Island Club Resort. Then discover how these empire builders, including the Rockefellers and Vanderbilts, shaped our nation's future on a narrated tram tour after lunch. This evening enjoy dinner at a local restaurant and an entertaining performance at the Brunswick Actors' Theatre.

B, L, D

Day 3

Tour St. Augustine/Free time

Today visit our nation's oldest European established city, St. Augustine, Florida founded by the Spanish in 1565. A trolley tour will acquaint you with this historic city's interesting past, trivia and humorous tales. Continue to explore St. Augustine on your own with a hop on/off trolley pass during your free time. Have dinner at a local restaurant before returning to Jekyll Island.

B, D

Day 4

Tour St. Simons Island/Shrimp Boat Excursion

This morning visit St. Simons Island. Beloved by famous author Eugenia Price, learn the history of the Island with a local guide. Explore the charming Pier Village overlooking the Brunswick River and out to the Atlantic Ocean. Try some sweet Georgia Shrimp at one of the cafes for lunch on your own before crossing the causeway to Brunswick for a shrimp boat cruise. Captain Larry Credle and crew will plow the marshlands, dragging a net, and pull in wild Georgia white shrimp, stingrays, horseshoe crabs the size of tennis rackets, baby hammerhead sharks, or maybe a cannonball jellyfish. They'll tell us all about what is caught and even give us a chance to hold some of them. This evening dine at a local favorite restaurant.

B, D

Day 5

Ameila Island/Fernandina Beach/Island Sightseeing Cruise

Rise and shine! After breakfast visit beautiful Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island. Amelia Island is the only place in America where eight different flags have flown. Explore the eclectic shops and local eateries. During our 2-hour sightseeing cruise hear the rich history of Amelia and Cumberland Island with views of wildlife along the way. Cruise by Fernandina's shrimp boats, historic Old Towne and Ft. Clinch, and maybe see the wild horses of Cumberland Island. Historians will share the colorful stories that define the character of this unique part of the world. Back on Jekyll Island, gather for one last evening for our farewell dinner.

B, D

Day 6

Travel Home

Enjoy a leisure morning and breakfast before departing for the airport homeward bound with golden smiles and golden memories of you Allied vacation.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days, walking up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.

 

Deposit:  To confirm your reservation, a $100 per person deposit is required within 7 days after you make your reservation.

 

Final Payment Due 45-90 days prior to departure, or as stated on your deposit statement.

You may remit by personal check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.

 

Cancellation Policy:

Days Prior to Departure ……………….. Cancellation Fee

46 days or more prior to departure ..full refund

45 to 31 days before departure ......30% of tour cost

30 to 16 days before departure ......50% of tour cost

15 days or less to departure ..........No refund

 

Travel Insurance is highly recommended. Please ask your reservationist for pricing and details  

 

Travel Insurance 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 Tours for travel insurance information.

 

Changes in Tour Price Tour prices in this publication are effective as of August 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 lbs. Small carry-on bags are allowed and are your responsibility. Most airlines assess 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.

 

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 Bluffs BW Council Bluffs Best Western
2216 27th Ave. (I-80, exit 1B)
Enroute Pickup points enroute
Fremont Fremont Walmart
3010 E 23rd St, Exit Hwys 30 & 275 - special instr
Grand Island ATT Grand Island
Quality Inn I-80 & Hwy 281
Lincoln- Travelodge Lincoln - Travelodge (Formerly Ramada Inn)
1101 W. Bond
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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