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Savannah & Charleston

Savannah & Charleston

Savannah & Charleston are some of the most popular destinations in the South.

DATES:  March 16-25, 2018

 

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

 

ALLIED'S TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Grand Ole Opry Performance

  • Dophin Cruise

  • Lady & Sons Dinner

  • Savannah City Tour

  • Charleston Tea Plantation

  • Charleston City Tour

  • Drayton Hall

  • Middleton Garden Walk

  • Biltmore Estate

  • Meals as listed in the itinerary

  • Tour Director: Frankie Tiarks

 

FEATURED HOTELS:

o Fairview Heights, IL - Drury Inn

o Nashville, TN - Guesthouse Hotel

o Dublin, GA - Holiday Inn Express

o Savannah, GA - Fairfield Inn

o Charleston, SC (2) - Wyndam Garden

o Asheville, NC - Comfort Suites

o Georgetown, KY - Holiday Inn Express

o St. Louis Area - Drury Inn

 

Pricing per person:

$2,179 Double Occupancy, per person

$2,759 Single Occupancy

$2,024Triple Occupancy, per person

 

PAY BY CHECK SAVINGS: $65

Book by November 23, 2017 & Save $50 per person!

 

Day 1

Travel Day

Savannah and Charleston are one of the most popular destinations in the South with spring blossoms galore. Enjoy a relaxing evening along with the "5:30 Kickback" at your Drury Hotel.

Overnight Fairview Heights, IL

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Day 2

Grand Ole Opry Performance

Today make your way to Nashville -- Country Music Capital of the World! This evening enjoy a performance of the Grand Ole Opry, the longest running radio broadcast in history.

Overnight Nashville, TN

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Day 3

Travel Day/Mystery Stop

It's on to Georgia, the Peach State. We'll make a mystery stop along the way that is sure to please. Sit back, relax, and watch the scenery unfold as you make your way across the heart of Georgia. Enjoy dinner at a historic bed and breakfast with your travel mates.

Overnight Dublin, GA

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Day 4

Tybee Island Light Station/Dolphin Cruise/Lady and Sons Dinner

Continue to make your way to Savannah today. Arrive at Tybee Island and enjoy time on the beach, stroll the pier, and soak in the Southern coastal spring weather. Visit the Tybee Island Light Station that has been guiding mariner's safe entrance into the Savannah River for over 270 years. The Tybee Island Light Station is one of America's most intact, having all of its historic support buildings on its five-acre site. This afternoon take a dolphin cruise to see how these playful sea creatures interact with humans. This evening get ready for a treat when you dine at Paula Dean's Lady and Sons restaurant in the heart of the Historic District.

Overnight Savannah, GA.

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Day 5

Savannah City Tour/Charleston Tea Plantation

Your local expert guide will take you on a historical Savannah tour where you will learn the rich history of the Southern Belle community. And "oh those beautiful Squares". Take time on River Street to enjoy the many shops and restaurants. This afternoon visit the Charleston Tea Plantation; home to the American Classic Tea, the only tea grown in America. Tour the grounds, take a historical trolley tour, and visit the working tea factory. Join your new travel friends for dinner at a local Charleston restaurant.

Overnight (2) Charleston, SC

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Day 6

Charleston City Tour/Drayton Hall/Middleton Garden Walk

Your local expert guide will be with you this morning to tour charming Charleston and its many historic sites including Rainbow Row, The Citadel and more. This afternoon tour Drayton Hall. This plantation home is in near-original condition as it was when the Drayton family lived in it in the mid 1700s. Then, get your camera ready for the Middleton Place garden walk, America's oldest landscaped gardens.

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Day 7

Biltmore Estate

Depart Charleston with fond memories of your visit to the Deep South. Arriving at America's largest residence-the Biltmore Estate, spend the afternoon exploring the incredible mansion and gardens.

Overnight Asheville, NC

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Day 8

Kentucky Horse Park

Early this afternoon stop at Kentucky Horse Park, where everything is "all about the horse." See the Hall of Champions - an elite group of champion horses that reside at the park and more.

Overnight Georgetown, KY

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Day 9

Kentucky Derby Museum

This morning your visit comes full circle when you visit the Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs. You'll see the resident thoroughbred and miniature horse, the movie-"The Greatest Race", the Winner's Circle, and much more. Late this afternoon check into your hotel before the farewell dinner with your fellow travel mates.

Overnight St. Louis Area, MO

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Day 10

Travel Home

It's time to head home after recalling the many memories with the two "Grand Dames" of the South - Savannah and Charleston.





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B=Breakfast, LD=Light Dinner, D=Dinner

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

 

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

  • Tour Director

 

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.

 

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 is listed on your deposit statement. You may remit by personal check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.

 

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.

 

Cancellation Fees, per person:

Days to departure...........Cancellation Fee

46 Days or More ..... Full Refund 

45 to 31 Days ........30% of the Tour Cost 

30 to 16 Days ....... 70% of the Tour 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

 

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.

 

Price Changes/Fuel Surcharge: 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.

 

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 & 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 of our tour directors share "Thoughts of the Day" verses of inspiration, or a short prayer to start the day.

 

Tour Provided by Allied Tours. 

 

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 Quality Inn Grand Island
Quality Inn I-80 & Hwy 281*308-384-7770
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)
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