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Colorado Springs--Go For The Gold

Colorado Springs--Go For The Gold

July 6-11, 2021            PRESTIGE Tour on the Ultra Coach

 

6 DAYS 12 MEALS

 

Tour Highlights

Olympic and Paralympics Training Center

Colorado Springs City Tour

Garden of the Gods Tour

US Air Force Academy

Olympic and Paralympics Museum

Manitou Springs Mineral Springs

Old Colorado City

Michael Garman’s Miniatures

Penrose Heritage Museum

Flying W Ranch Chuck Wagon Dinner

Royal Gorge Railway

Royal Gorge Park & Bridge

Western Museum of Mining & Industry

Mollie Kathleen Mine tour

Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine tour

12 Meals: 5 Breakfasts (B); 3 Lunches (L); 4 Dinners (D)

Allied Tour Director:

 

Featured Hotel

Colorado Springs, CO (5) – Wingate by Wyndham

 

DEPARTURE CITIES

Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont, Sioux City and points en route

 

PRICING, per person

$1,429  Double

$1,699  Single

$1,349  Triple

 

PAY BY CHECK SAVINGS:  $50

Early Booking Savings for Passengers 1-10 = $50

Early Booking Savings for Passengers 11-20 = $25

 

 

Day 1

Travel Day
Join your Allied friends and "Go for the Gold" in Olympic City, USA - Colorado Springs. The Summer Olympics, postponed from 2020, will take place in Tokyo, Japan later in July and August. Travel to Colorado Springs and witness the training center and the all new museum just opened for the Olympic and Paralympics activities. Your home for the five night stay is at the Wingate by Windham.

Overnight (5) Colorado Springs, CO

D

Day 2

Olympics and Paralympics Training Center/Garden of the Gods/US Air Force Academy
The U.S. Olympic & Paralympics Complex in Colorado Springs is the flagship training center for the U.S. Olympic & Paralympics Committee and their Training Center programs. A tour of the complex brings you up close to the athletes and history of both events….and athletes chances to "Go for the Gold". The Garden of the Gods is a registered National Natural Landmark. The dramatic views against clear blue skies is a "golden" sight. A visit to the US Air Force Academy describes the hard work and commitment that cadets take to become part of the United States Air Force.

B, L

Day 3

Olympic and Paralympics Museum/Old Colorado City/Mineral Springs of Manitou Springs/Flying W Ranch
The all new Olympic and Paralympics Museum is dedicated to the athletes of the Olympics and Paralympics and their "golden" compelling stories. The museum was designed to be one of the most interactive museums in the world. "Go for the Gold" in Old Colorado City! The 19th century brick buildings of Old Colorado City brings you back to the founding days of Colorado Springs. Briefly the capital of the Colorado territory, it was once the hub for mining supplies in the Colorado Gold Rush. Visit Michael Garman's home of miniatures. There are eight different mineral springs in Manitou Springs. Visit one or more mineral spring and maybe even taste the water flowing from these springs. Then on to the Penrose Museum which tells the story of Spencer Penrose, the builder of the Pikes Peak Highway and the grandiose Broadmoor Hotel. After being destroyed in the devastating Waldo Canyon Fire in 2008, Flying W Ranch is back. Tonight you will enjoy true Western hospitality with their chuck wagon supper and show at their all new facility.

B, D

Day 4

Royal Gorge Railway/Royal Gorge Bridge & Park/Western Museum of Mining
The Royal Gorge is the home to the world's highest suspension bridge. Travel through the Royal Gorge via the Royal Gorge train. Then travel to the topside and get a "golden" view in the gorge from the Royal Gorge Bridge. Tonight's dinner will be at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry.

B, L, D

Day 5

Mollie Kathleen Mine/Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine/Rudy's BBQ
"Go for the Gold" again today! Travel to Cripple Creek and learn of this historic city's history in gold mining. Mollie Kathleen's Mine tells you how gold mining was done in years past traveling down the only vertical mine shaft to the gold ore. See veins of gold still in existence. Lunch on own in Cripple Creek will give you a chance to "Go for the Gold" on your own! Then tour the Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mine, an open surface gold mine still in operation today. Return to Colorado Springs for your dinner this evening at Rudy's Barbecue.

B, D

Day 6

Travel Home
Depart for home today with "golden" memories! A delicious lunch en route will give you one last chance to visit with your new found "golden" Allied friends as well as time to think about your next "golden" adventure with Allied Tour and Travel!

B, L

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Activity Level 2:  Requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to do stairs and walk reasonable distances. PLEASE NOTE: The elevation of Colorado Springs is 6,035 feet above sea level.  Some of the other destinations on this tour may be at higher elevations.  Please consult your health care provider should you have any health issues that may impact your ability to travel to this elevations. 

 

How to Make A Reservation

When you select the tour of your choice:

1. Call Allied Tour to check on availability and to make your reservation. Call 402-371-3840 or Toll Free 1-800-672-1009, or book online at AlliedTT.com.

2. If space is available, the appropriate tour deposit is required within seven (7) days after making your reservation. Please see below for deposit amounts. You will be sent a confirmation after we receive your deposit.

 

Deposit

•Coach Tours - $100 per person

Deposits are subject to change.

 

Tour Inclusions:  Motor coach transportation, airfare, cruises, and rail transportation as stated in the itinerary, hotel accommodations, all admissions and meals per itinerary, all taxes for included items, gratuities for step-on guides and wait staff (for included meals), luggage handling at hotels when available, and services of a professional tour director (see cruises and international tours for tour director minimums).

 

Not included: meals not listed in the itinerary, optional tours, travel insurance, room incidentals, alcoholic beverages, luggage fees assessed by airlines, items of personal nature, gratuities for tour director, driver, rail or cruise staff, required documentation for domestic air tours, tours entering Canada/international travel, government fees, passport & VISA fees, airport departure taxes and other miscellaneous fees.

 

Final payment  is due 45 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.

 

CANCELLATION POLICIES - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY --All cancellation fees are based on ‘per person.’ Policies below show ‘Days Prior to Departure’ and ‘Amount of Cancel Fee' 

 

Motor Coach Tours (United States/Canada)

Days prior to departure                        Amount of Cancel Fee

46 Days or More...............................No Fee

45-31 Days .....................................40% of the Total Cost

30-16 Days .....................................70% of the Total Cost

15 Days or Less ...............................No Refund

 

Travel Insurance We recommend travel insurance to protect your payments from cancellation fees. Your trip investment is worth protecting, and travel insurance is the best way to safeguard against unexpected events that can prevent you from traveling and being assessed significant cancellation, interruption, medical, or other fees. Contact Allied for travel insurance information.

 

CANCELLATION PROTECTION PLAN (CPP) (Applies only to Motor Coach, Non-Sport Event, Tours Only) Tour payments can be protected from cancellation charges for a nominal fee when traveling on one of our motor coach tours. The CPP must be purchased prior to or at final payment. For complete plan information, please contact Allied or your local travel advisor.

 

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 September 15, 2020 and are 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, fuel price fluctuations, taxes, typographical errors, or other reasons, etc. Due to the volatility of airfares and flight schedules, tours utilizing air transportation are subject to change both in price and routing. Submitting your deposit is an acknowledgment of your agreement to these terms.

 

Changes in Itinerary The events, attractions, restaurants 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.

 

Single Travelers Single travelers are guaranteed one seat on the motor coach and may be seated next to another traveler if the tour is full.

 

Inspiration and Faith Due to tour schedules, we are unable to make any special provisions for worship services. Many tour directors share a "Thought for the Day," verses of inspiration, or a short prayer to start the day.

 

Traveler Conduct & Special Needs Tours are fun, but the enjoyment of the tour is based on everyone being friendly and cooperative. Allied reserves the right to accept or decline any passenger on any tour if Allied Tour determines a passenger would be detrimental to the tour. Once a tour departs, any passenger disruptive to the group may be required to leave the tour. Expenses to return home would be the responsibility of the passenger. No refunds will be issued for unused portions of the tour. Passengers will be required to abide by local mandates to participate in activities, meals, etc.

 

Please notify us of any special needs at the time of reservation. We will make all reasonable efforts to assist with your travel arrangements. However, it is strongly recommended that a traveling companion come along to help with any special needs of anyone with a disability. Allied Tour Directors have responsibilities for the entire group and can’t provide one-on-one care. This includes boarding of motor coaches, airplanes, cruise ships, etc. and traversing hotels, restaurants, attractions, or other personal needs, etc. Contact Allied if you have any questions.

 

TRAVELER RESPONSIBILITIES, TERMS & CONDITIONS: Allied Tours, Inc. (AT) acts only as agents 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, pandemic/epidemic, 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. AT reserves the right to make any changes for the benefit of the tour and/or tour members including canceling the tour if necessary. All rates are subject to change and are based on current tariffs available and current exchange rates as of September 15, 2020. AT or property owners are not liable for any loss/damage to vehicles parked at departure locations. 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 these conditions. No refund or 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 or climate 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. Travelers may be photographed for the promotional purposes of 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.

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Name Address Contact Details
Columbus Hy-Vee Columbus Hy-Vee
3010 - 23rd St * please park SE corner of Lot
Council Bluffs-Pilot Pilot * 2647 South 24th - Council Bluffs
En route Pickup points en route
Grand Island Bosselman Bosselman * 3335 West Wood River Road Parking in
Gravel lot by Motel 6. Meet bus at gravel lot entr
Grand Island Quality Inn 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 Allied Office Allied Tour Office - 720 East Norfolk Ave.
Omaha - Arrow Stage Lines Omaha -- Arrow Stage Lines
4220 South 52nd St.
Sioux City New Victorian Sioux City -- New Victorian Inn
3101 Singing Hills Blvd. (I29, Exit 143 east 2 bl)
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