Including the Biltmore Estate
March 20-29, 2020
Enjoy a performance at the Grand Ole Opry, stroll the pier at Tybee Island, and take a dolphin cruise before dining at Paula Deens Lady & Sons restaurant. Take a historical Savannah city tour, then take some free time to explore the restaurants and quaint shops on River Street. See many historic sites in Charleston, including Rainbow Row, The Citadel and Drayton Hall. At Middleton Place, you can go for a garden walk. Spend an afternoon exploring the mansion and gardens of the Biltmore Estate. Visit the Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs.
ALLIEDS TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Grand Ole Opry Performance
Paula Deen's Lady & Sons Dinner
Savannah City Tour
Charleston Tea Plantation
Charleston City Tour
Middleton Garden Walk
Tour Director - Elaine DeJong
DEPARTURE CITIES Omaha, Lincoln, Grand Island, Norfolk, Columbus, Fremont, & Sioux City
PRICING, PER PERSON
PAY-BY-CHECK SAVINGS: $75
Book by Nov. 27 & Save: $50 pp
Savannah and Charleston are two 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 Inn.
Overnight Fairview Heights, IL
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
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
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 Deen’s Lady and Sons restaurant in the heart of the Historic District.
Overnight Savannah, GA
SAVANNAH CITY TOUR/CHARLESTON TEA PLANTATION
Your local expert guide will take you on a historical Savannah tour where you’ll learn the rich history of this 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 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
CHARLESTON CITY TOUR/DRAYTON HALL/MIDDLETON PLACE 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 there in the mid-1700’s. Then, get your camera ready for the Middleton Place garden walk, America’s oldest landscaped gardens.
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
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
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
It’s time to head home after recalling the many memories with the two “Grand Dames” of the SouthSavannah and Charleston.
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.
|Columbus Hy-Vee|| Columbus Hy-Vee |
3010 - 23rd St * please park SE corner of Lot
|Council Bluffs-Pilot|| Pilot * 2647 South 24th - Council Bluffs |
|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.
|Sioux City New Victorian|| Sioux City -- New Victorian Inn |
3101 Singing Hills Blvd. (I29, Exit 143 east 2 bl)
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