Ladies-Only Tour visiting TV's Pioneer Woman Mercantile and Fixer Upper's Magnolia Market.
April 30-May 5, 2018
ALLIED'S TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
The Pioneer Woman Mercantile
The Pioneer Woman Dinner
Mary Kay Museum
Waco, Texas Tour
Magnolia Silos & Shops of Waco
8 Meals: 5 Breakfasts (B), 1 Lunch (L), 2 Dinners (D)
Tour Director - Judy Brockmeier
Bartlesville, OK - Fairfield Inn
Oklahoma City, OK - Hampton Inn
Waco, TX (2) - Courtyard by Marriott
Ponca City, OK - Hampton Inn
DEPARTURE CITIES: Omaha, Lincoln, Council Bluffs, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont, Sioux City & Des Moines
$1,215 Double, per person
$1,115 Triple, per person
PAY-BY-CHECK SAVINGS: $40
The Mercantile Restaurant
Heading south today our destination is Pawhuska, OK. The miles will be enjoyed with our fellow gal pals as we have fun along the way. Dinner tonight will be at The Mercantile for a special "Dinner Experience". These dinners are just held periodically for larger groups. It will be a 4-course meal of appetizer, salad, entrée and dessert all served family style! (Please note, should a conflict arise with TV filming, you will be notified.)
Overnight Bartlesville, OK.
The Merc Store & Bakery
Yes, it is true, you have to stand in line to visit The Mercantile! We'll be off early this morning to get in line to shop all the special items picked out by Ree Drummond for the Mercantile Store. Pick up a cook book, update your kitchenware, or try out some of her uniquely styled clothing. Be sure to visit the bakery for some treats. It will be a fun day! We'll continue on to Oklahoma City today. Our hotel in Bricktown will be a great spot to stroll around for a fun "Ladies Night Out". The area has many restaurants to choose from including Mexican, BBQ, Italian and more!
Overnight Oklahoma City, OK
Mary Kay Museum/Waco
Our journey continues south today with a stop in the Dallas area to visit the Mary Kay Museum. Whether or not you use Mary Kay, you have to admire this one woman who created an empire in cosmetics! Learn about her story during our visit. Then it's on to Waco! Our late afternoon arrival gives us time to check in and head out to a fun dinner.
Overnight (2)Waco, TX
It's time to get acquainted with Waco and see many of the sights we have grown to know from "Fixer Upper". See the Magnolia Silos, Harp Design, the Suspension Bridge, Baylor University, Common Grounds, a few of the Fixer Upper homes and more as we take a city tour with a local guide! Now that you know the layout of the town, it's your time to explore. Hop the local trolley and get shopping! Whether you are a browser or a buyer, it will be sure to be fun. Shop at Magnolia Market, The Finery, Spice Village, Wildland Supply Co, Sironia, Covet Apparel, and more! Choose from one of the many restaurants downtown for dinner with your friends.
Bedré Fine Chocolates/Marland Estate
We are up early to head north today. Along the way we stop for a visit to Bedré Chocolates. Learn how the Chickasaw Nation turned a small chocolate company into a nationally recognized luxury chocolate brand. Enjoy a light tasty lunch at a local bistro. This afternoon finds us at The Marland Estate. Our tour will tell us about the Marland family, the industry that made the estate possible and the "oil boom-town" that rose from it all, Ponca City, OK.
Overnight Ponca City, OK.
Our "Ladies Only Getaway" comes to an end today. Arrive home after a great time of shopping, laughter, food, sights and refreshment!
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
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, Orange City and points en route (additional departure cities may be available upon request)
Included in the vacation package:
All attractions listed under Tour Highlights
RT Transportation aboard Arrow Motorcoach as stated in the itinerary " Home pickup in all Allied Departure Cities on Prestige Tours
Luggage handling at hotel (one piece of luggage per person)
Hotel accommodations as listed in itinerary & tax
All admissions and meals per itinerary
All taxes for included items
Gratuities to step-on guides and wait staff (for included meals on Prestige Tours)
Refreshments & entertainment on coach
Deposit: To confirm your reservation, a $100 per person deposit is required within 7 days after you make your reservation.
Final payment: Due 45-60 days prior to departure. Your final payment date will be listed on your deposit statement. You may remit by personal check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express
Days Prior to Departure .. Cancellation Fee, per person
46 Days or more ....Full refund
45 to 31 Days ........30% of the Total Cost
30 to 16 Days ........70% of the Total Cost
15 Days or less.........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: Not Included are meals not listed in the itinerary, optional tours, optional travel insurance, room incidentals, alcoholic beverages, items of personal nature, gratuities for tour director or driver, possible fuel surcharges.
Final Documents: Approximately two weeks prior to your departure date, you will receive your final documents. Departure times, a hotel list, detailed tour itinerary, medical form and luggage tags will be included.
Changes in Tour Price: Tour prices in this publication are effective as of April 15, 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.
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.
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.
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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.
|Blair, NE|| Blair, NE |
Washington County Bank, 1523 Washington Street
|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|| Bosselman * 3335 West Wood River Road Parking in |
The Gravel lot by Motel 6. Meeting bus at restaura
|Grand Island ATT|| Grand Island |
Quality Inn I-80 & Hwy 281
|Lincoln - Hwy 2|| Lincoln * Holiday Inn Express South * 8801 Amber |
Hill Court Park on Southside of Hotel.
|Lincoln- Travelodge|| Lincoln - Travelodge (Formerly Ramada Inn) |
1101 W. Bond
|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)
|Tekamah, NE|| Tekamah, NE |
Washington County Bank, 303 S. 13th St
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|Departure Date||Pick-up Time||Set-down Time|