Enjoy the beautiful Caribbean and a visit to the Panama Canal!
February 9-20, 2023 PRESTIGE Tour
On board the Caribbean Princess. Passengers are required to provide proof of vaccination and provide a negative Covid Test prior to boarding.
Ports of Call:
Panama Canal Partial Transit *New Locks
Limon, Costa Rica
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Meals: 30 meals
Tour Director: TBA (with minimum of 16 passengers)
Departures: Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont, NE; Sioux City, Council Bluffs, IA
Pricing (Per person, double occupancy):
$3,399 Inside Category IB
$3,819 Oceanview Category OC
$4,169 Balcony Category BD
$4,675 Mini Suite Category MD
Single & Triple Rates are available upon request. Rates to fly from other US Cities are also available upon request.
Pay by Check Savings: $100
First 10 passengers booked recieve a $100 Savings
Second 10 passengers booked recieve a $65 Savings
TRAVEL DAY/FORT LAUDERDALE
We are off to a fun-filled winter getaway to the beautiful Caribbean and historic Panama Canal!
Overnight Fort Lauderdale
MORNING AT LEISURE/BOARD SHIP
After a leisurely morning, we transfer to the port to board the beautiful Caribbean Princess. The attentive service from the friendly Princess staff will make you feel right at home. Passengers are required to provide proof of vaccination and provide a negative Covid Test prior to boarding.
DAY AT SEA
Enjoy a day at sea getting acquainted with your ship. Relax in a lounge chair on the deck, visit the ships' boutiques, relax with a massage at the spa, or take a dancing lesson.
Explore the Island on a Discover Jamaica Tour, Visit historic Rose Hall, or visit the famous Dunn's River Falls. Each port has optional tours at additional expense.
DAY AT SEA
There are plenty of dining experioces to enjoy each day. Try the Salty Dog grill, Chocolate Journeys, Sabatini's Italian, the Horizon Court or International Cafe. (Some specialty restaurants have surcharge). If you need some excercise, try out the Sport Court, work out center, or one of the freshwater pools.
The Spanish Colonial city is steeped in history. The famous "Old City" is comprised of 12 square blocks filled with attractions, boutiques and restaurants. Optional tours will take you to the Old City, Cartagena Cathedral, Castillo de San Felipe, Museum of Cartagena and more!
PANAMA CANAL PARTIAL TRANSIT NEW LOCKS/CRISTOBAL, PANAMA
While our cruise is listed as a "partial" transit, optional excursions, such as the Panama Canal & Locks Transit by Boat, allows you to experience the full wonder of the Panama Calan with a crossing by tour boat on this daylong adventure. You'll enjoy the first half of the canal on the Caribbean Princess. Then distembark at Gantun Lake where you will board a ferry tour boat that will cruise through Gaillard Cut and the Pedro Miguel Locks to Miraflores Lake and to the Pacific side of the canal.
LIMON, COSTA RICA
Limon Province boats pristine beaches, sprawling banana plantations and dense rainforest. Eco tourism is in abundance. Choose from a visit to a banana plantation, a Rainforest Aerial Tram, a Canopy Zipline Tour, or a visit to a Sloth Sanctuary just to name a few options.
DAY AT SEA
Did we mention that entertainment abounds on a Princess Cruise? Each evening offers Original Musical Productions, comedians, musicians, Vegas-style casino, Movie Under the Stars, or dance the night away in one of the lounges.
GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS
Water Shuttle Required, Wheelchair Access Limited
The Caymans are known for their white-sand beaches, coral gardens and offshore waters harboring spectacular shipwrecks. And it also boasts the highest standard of living in the entire Caribbean. Tours are plentiful! Visit Georgetown, the Cayman Turtle Center, or take a snorkel with nature on a Stingray City & Sandbar cruise. Maybe you'd prefer to not get wet on an Atlantis Submarine cruise. Or just take a short juant over to Seven Mile Beach to relax on the sand.
DAY AT SEAB, L, D
FT LAUDERDALE / RETURN HOME
Dock back in Ft. Lauderdale this morning. It's time to head home after a wonderful winter getaway!
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
**Please note: The name you give at reservation MUST MATCH your PASSPORT.
YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE YOUR PASSPORT IN HAND WHEN YOU PHONE IN TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION.**
Passengers are required to provide proof of vaccination and provide a negative Covid Test prior to boarding.
This tour includes average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distance.
Included in the vacation package:
All attractions listed under Tour Highlights
RT Transfers to Omaha Airport
RT Airfare to Ft. Lauderdale
Home pickup in select 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
Not Included are RT Airfare & baggage fees, meals not listed in the itinerary, optional tours, optional travel insurance, room incidentals, soda & alcoholic/bar beverages, items of personal nature, gratuities for shipboard staff, gratuities for tour director or driver on land portion of trip, or staff leading optional tours on at cruise ports, alternate dining rooms on ship, possible fuel surcharges, other items of a personal nature
Deposit: To confirm your reservation, a deposit of $600 per person, is required when making your reservation.
Final payment: Due Nov. 2, 2022. Your final payment date will be listed on your deposit statement. You may remit by personal check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.
Cruise Cancellation Policy (Fee is per person)*:
Days prior to departure Cancel Fee
90 days or more No Fee
89-57 Days Deposit Amount
56-29 Days 50% of Cruise Fait + 100% of airfare
28-15 Days 75% of Cruise Fair + 100% of airfare
14 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.
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.
DOMESTIC AIR TOURS
A government issued photo I.D. (i.e. drivers license or passport) is required for all tours utilizing air transportation within the United States and selected motor-coach tours. Allied requests a copy of your license to confirm hassle-free flight travel.
Tours entering Canada: A valid U.S. passport book is required to enter Canada by air. This requirement also applies for Alaska cruises as you will disembark in Vancouver, British Columbia. Tours entering Canada by land will require a valid U.S. passport book or passport card. (Passport card is valid for land entry only). Passport book or passport card must not expire within 6 months of your return. Canada may deny entry due to past criminal, misdemeanor, DUI, or other offenses. Requirements are subject to change. Check with your travel agent or Allied reservationist for full details and updates.
Changes in Tour Price Tour prices in this publication are effective as of June 15, 2022 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 cant 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 June 15, 2022. AT or property owners are not liable for any loss/damage to vehicles parked at departure locations. All baggage is at owners 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.
|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|| Grand Island Bosselman * 3335 W Wood River Rd |
North West Parking Lot
|Grand Island Quality Inn|| Grand Is Quality Inn-I-80 & Hwy 281 * 308-384-7770 |
|Lincoln Arrow/Allied|| Lincoln-5250 Superior Street - ATT/ASL Office |
Park behind the north fence & look for bus
|Norfolk Allied Office|| Allied Tour Office - 720 East Norfolk Ave. |
|Omaha - Eppley|| Omaha - Eppley Airfield |
4501 Abbott Dr * 402-661-8000
|Sioux City New Victorian|| Sioux City -- New Victorian Inn |
3101 Singing Hills Blvd. (I29, Exit 143 east 2 bl)
|York-Petro|| York - Petro Travel Center -I-80 & York Exit |
Park on North side in space with an E-for employee
|Departure Date||Pick-up Time||Drop-off Time|