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New Orleans & Cajun Country

New Orleans & Cajun Country

Venture to the Deep South, and really experience New Orleans!

April 8-17, 2021        PRESTIGE Tour on Ultra Coach

 

10 DAYS 18 MEALS

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Branson show

  • Duck Dynasty Museum Tour

  • Rosalie Antebellum Home tour

  • Martin Accordions tour

  • Avery Island/Jungle Gardens

  • Tabasco Sauce Factory

  • Oak Alley Plantation

  • Guided Tour of New Orleans

  • French Quarter

  • New Orleans Cajun Cooking School

  • World War II Museum

  • Swamp Boat Tour

  • Elvis Presley Birth home

  • Graceland Mansion

  • 18 Meals; 9 Breakfasts (B), 2 Lunches, (L), 2 Light Dinner (LD) (LD) 5 Dinners (D)

  • Allied Tour Director -Roxie Mulder

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Featured Hotels

  • Branson, MO – Comfort Inn Thousand Hills

  • West Monroe, LA – Wingate by Wyndham

  • Natchez, MS – Holiday Inn Express

  • New Iberia, LA – Hampton Inn

  • New Orleans, LA (3) – Hotel Provincial French Quarter

  • Tupelo, MS - Wingate by Wyndham

  • St. Charles, MO – Drury Inn and Suites

 

Departure Cities and Rates:

Omaha, Council Bluffs, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont, Sioux City, Des Moines

 

PRICING, PER PERSON

$2,519.00    Double

$3,144.00    Single

$2,319.00    Triple

 

PAY-BY-CHECK SAVINGS: $80

 

Early Booking Passengers 1-10:  $70.00

Early Booking Passsengers 11-20:  $35.00

Day 1

Travel Day

Sit back and enjoy the comfort of our luxury motor coach and enjoy the scenery as we begin our venture to the Deep South. Branson, MO is in our path. We will be treated to a dinner and Branson show. Overnight Branson, MO


Overnight Branson, MO

D

Day 2

Ozark Mountains/The Old Mill

The beautiful Ozark Mountain scenery will entice you as we travel today. A photo op at the Old Mill (from Gone with the Wind) will delight you. Drive the Mississippi Delta region and see low lands created by years of flooding of the Mississippi River offering fertile farmlands for plantations and farmers. Overnight West Monroe, LA

B, LD

Day 3

Duck Dynasty Museum/Natchez City Tour/Dinner at Glenfield Plantation (B, D)

You don't have to be a duck hunter to enjoy the Robertson family of Duck Dynasty fame newest attraction Duck Commander The Tour. Get behind the scenes stories of A & E's hit show Duck Dynasty. Natchez, Mississippi beckons us during this beautiful spring season. Natchez is known for its splendor during the Civil War Era and large array of antebellum homes. A visit to Rosalie Mansion gives you a taste of Natchez splendor. Tonight's treat is a special dinner at Glenfield Plantation - a home that has been in one family for 7 generations. Overnight Natchez, MS

B, D

Day 4

Martin Accordions Tour/Avery Island/Tabasco Sauce Factory/Jungle Gardens (B, L)

Martin Accordions is home to accordion making and music! Go back to the early 1900's with old fashioned Cajun, Zydeco and Country accordion music. Catch the unique feel of the southern Louisiana marshes and bayous with a visit to Avery Island. Home to the Tabasco Sauce Factory, we visit the factory to learn about Tabasco Sauce production. On to Jungle Gardens to get a view of this beautiful sanctuary for wildlife, azaleas, camellias and more. You might even spy alligator and other swamp life that live in the marshes around the gardens. Overnight New Iberia, LA

B, L

Day 5

Oak Alley Plantation/New Orleans Cooking School/French Quarter Hotel (B, L, D)

Oak Alley remains as a testimonial to the old South's golden age. See this magnificent plantation home along with the slave quarters with the oak lined lane and learn about her existence in the Deep South. We then encounter the "city that care forgot" - New Orleans. Absorb sights and sounds of the famous French Quarter as our home for 3 nights is the quaint, historic "Hotel Provincial" - an open air courtyard hotel in the French Quarter - giving you easy access to the French Quarter. This evening we discover the fun, flares and flavors of cooking Louisiana style at a New Orleans cooking school. Bring your appetite! Overnight (3) French Quarter New Orleans, LA

B, L, D

Day 6

6 New Orleans City Tour/Mardi Gras World/French Quarter free time (B)

A city tour of New Orleans by a local expert guide presents the history, landmarks, legends and splendid architecture that made New Orleans famous. This evening is free to discover the French Quarter

B

Day 7

Swamp Tour/WWII Museum/Dinner Court of Two Sisters (B, D)

We are off to an adventure in the swamplands of Cajun Country. See alligators and swamp life up close in the comfort of a pontoon boat, with a native expert guide. A visit to the World War II Museum is a must. Dedicated in 2000 as the National D-Day museum, it has now been designated by Congress as the country's official World War II Museum. After our return to our hotel, we are off for dinner to "The Court of Two Sisters."

B, D

Day 8

Elvis Presley Birth Home

Tupelo is in your path; stop at the humble beginnings of Elvis Presley's birth home, church and museum. A dinner with "Elvis" will round out the evening.

Overnight Tupelo, MS

B, D

Day 9

Graceland (B, LD)

Since we are in "Elvis Country" we also visit Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley. This one of a kind experience will take you on Elvis's fascinating journey to superstardom through exciting videos, displays of authentic clothing, artifacts, personal mementos and amazing showcase of Elvis's gold and platinum awards and more. Overnight St. Charles, MO

B, LD

Day 10

Travel Home

After breakfast, begin your journey home. Take a few minutes at Warm Springs Ranch, home of the Budweiser Clydesdales. What a great spring getaway!

B

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

 

Level 4: Requires above average physical activity. You should be able to walk distances and be physically fit to fully enjoy the tour. Walking surfaces may be uneven at times on some tours, and there may be occasional early morning or evening activities.

 

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 of your deposit once your payment is received.

 

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

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 on motor coach, cruise, rail, fly-in, and international tours are 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 payments are usually 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

Days Prior to Departure ……… Cancellation Fee

Motor Coach Tours (United States/Canada)

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
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
Grand Island Quality Inn Quality Inn-I-80 & Hwy 281 * 308-384-7770
Lincoln - Walmart Walmart * 8700 Andermatt Dr (84th & Hwy 2)
Park in the Southeast Corner
Luverne, MN Amer Ref Chur Luverne, MN - Church, 304 N. Fairview 507-283-8600
Call Erin Jacobsma week ahead, park in north lot
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)
Sioux Falls, S Dakota Peace Lutheran Church ELCA
5509 W. 41st St., I-29 & Exit 77
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