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Great Southwest Adventures

Great Southwest Adventures

Take an adventure south to escape the winter weather.

February 19-March 3, 2020

 

ALLIED’S TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Santa Fe Walking Tour

  • Lowell Observatory Stargazing

  • Sedona Trolley Tour

  • Montezuma Castle National Monument

  • Silver Star Dinner Show

  • Organ Stop Pizza

  • Phoenix Area Guided Tour

  • Heard Museum

  • Desert Botanical Garden

  • Old Tucson Studios

  • Sabino Canyon

  • Pima Air & Space Museum

  • Boneyard Tour

  • White Sands National Monument

  • Old Town Albuquerque

  • Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway

  • 24 Meals

  • Tour Director - TBA

 

Optional Pricing Day 8 Options:
Option 1:  Desert Jeep Tour & Picnic $135
Option 2:  Dessert Belle Cruise $35
Option 3:  Free time

 

DEPARTURE CITIES Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont, & Sioux City

 

PRICING, PER PERSON

$2,935 Double

$3,959 Single

$2,614 Triple

 

PAY-BY-CHECK SAVINGS: $100

Book by Nov. 27 & Save:  $75

Day 1

Travel Day to Denver

Today we escape the cold winter weather to a much warmer climate in the Great Southwest. Your tour director will help you to get acquainted with your new travel mates as you travel.

Overnight Denver, CO

LD

Day 2

Santa Fe

Join a walking tour of the Santa Fe Plaza with an expert local guide who will tell about the history and culture of Santa Fe. Visit the Loretto Chapel and learn the fascinating story of the “miracle staircase.”

Overnight Santa Fe, NM

B, LD

Day 3

Lowell Observatory/Stargazing

The Lowell Observatory is home to many discoveries in our universe, including the discovery of Pluto, moon mapping for the Apollo program to the moon, and scores of others. See the universe up close with an evening of telescope viewing through a refractor telescope.

Overnight Flagstaff, AZ

B, LD

Day 4

Red Rocks of Sedona/Sedona Trolley Tour/Tlaquepaque

The infamous red rocks of Sedona will amaze you today. Experience the city with a narrated trolley tour. Your unforgettable Sedona experience must include spending time at the internationally renowned Tlaquepaque, Sedona Arts & Shopping Village.

Overnight Sedona, AZ

B, D

Day 5

Montezuma Castle National Monument/ Silver Star Dinner Show

Some of the best preserved indigenous ruins are located in the Montezuma Castle National Monument. Gaze through the windows of the past at the Sinagua people that lived and prospered in this area. Enjoy a dinner/show with music at the Silver Star Theater.

Overnight (4) Mesa, AZ

B, D

Day 6

Guided Tour of Phoenix Area/Organ Stop Pizza

Meet Wayne, your step-on guide for the day, as he shows you the sights of the Phoenix area. The Organ Stop Pizza is known for its mighty Wurlitzer organ and their pizza!

B, D

Day 7

Heard Museum/Desert Botanical Garden

The Heard Museum sets the standard for collaborating with American Indian artists and tribal communities to provide you the art of Native people. Designated as a “Phoenix Point of Pride,” the Desert Botanical Garden displays desert flora and fauna.

B

Day 8

Day of Options: Desert Jeep Tour /Desert Belle Cruise /Free Time

Have an experience of a lifetime today with Desert Jeep Tour with a licensed desert guide, seeing the desert up-close and learn of the deserts habitat. The Desert Belle Cruise takes you into the canyons of Saguaro Lake on pristine waters. Or you can take some free time to explore the city on your own or relax at our hotel. Make your choice known when placing your reservation.

B

Day 9

Old Tucson Studios /Gaslight Theatre

Old Tucson Studios is one of the most active filming locations for Western-themed movies and shows in the U.S. Tonight enjoy a rip-roarin’ western themed melodrama at the Gaslight Theatre.

Overnight (2) Tucson, AZ

B, L, D

Day 10

Sabino Canyon/Pima Air and Space Museum/The Boneyard/Trail Dust Town

Enjoy a tour of the Boneyard at Pima Air and Space Museum– the largest aircraft boneyard in the world. Visit Sabino Canyon by trolley and experience a natural desert oasis in the Coronado National Forest. Be entertained with a stunt show at Trail Dust Town and chow at the Pinnacle Peak Steakhouse.

B, D

Day 11

White Sands National Monument

At White Sands National Monument, a step-on ranger guide at will give an up-close look at the pristine white dunes. You can even take a sled ride down the dunes!

Overnight Alamogordo, NM

B

Day 12

Albuquerque’s Old Town Plaza

Enjoy free time in Albuquerque’s Old Town Plaza, the historic portion of the city, with unique shops and vendors. Enjoy a raditional southwest dinner in the plaza area.

Overnight Albuquerque, NM

B, D

Day 13

Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway

Riding the Sandia Peak Aerial Tram will bring you morning views of the Albuquerque valley at over 11,000 feet high.

Overnight Colorado Springs, CO

B, LD

Day 14

Travel Home

Enjoy the journey home today with remembrances of a fun escape from winter.

B

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, 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

 

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 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.’

 

Days Prior to Departure ……….. Cancellation Fee, per person

46 Days or more ...................Full refund

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

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

15 Days or less.....................No refund

 

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

 

Travel Insurance: We 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.

 

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, 2019 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.

 

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.

 

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 April 15, 2019. 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 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
Fremont Walmart Fremont Walmart
3010 E 23rd St, Exit Hwys 30 & 275 - special instr
Grand Island Bosselman Bosselman * 3335 West Wood River Road Parking in
Gravel lot by Motel 6. Meet bus at gravel lot entr
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.
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