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  • Travel Time Vacations presents. Heritage of America September 13 - 2 2 , 2013 For more information contact Peggy Presnell • Travel Time Vacations (281) 304-7127 • peggy@586travel.com HIGHLIGHTS...New York City • Philadelphia • Amish Country • Gettysburg Shenandoah Valley • Monticello • Colonial WilliamsburgMount Vernon • Washington, D.C. • Smithsonian Institution
  • Heritage of America 10 Days • 14 Meals: 9 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners DONT MISS OUJtBOOirNOW Doubl^$|,84^ l > t ^ $2,819 R e g u l a r rates: Double $27949; Single $3,849; Triple $2,919 Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Houston IntI, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcfiarges, Hotel Transfers Not included in price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of S165 per person * All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change IMPORTANT CONDITIONS: Your price is subject to increase prior to the time you make full payment. Your price is not subject to increase after you make full payment, except for charges resulting from increases in government-imposed taxes or fees. Once deposited, you have 7 days to send us written consumer consent or withdraw consent and receive a full refund. (See registration form for consent.) Y O U R ITINERARY AT A G L A N C E Days 1, 2 Sheraton New York, New York, Day 5 Skyland Lodge, Luray, Virginia New York Days 6, 7 Colonial Williamsburg Fnd, Days 3, 4 Eden Resort Hotel, Lancaster, Williamsburg, Virginia Pennsylvania Days 8, 9 Doubletree Crystal City, Arlington, VA On some dates alte 3 hotels maybe used.Fall Foliage Tours During the fall season, these tours offer the perfect opportunityfor viewing spectacular fall foliage.
  • IMPORTANT RESERVATION INFORMATION Cancellation Charges for this tour: After your seat agents; (2) any defect in or failure of any vehicle, equipment,reduction date has passed, a non-refundable deposit will be or instrument owned, operated or otherwise used t)y any ofretained. For Cancellation between 60-16 days prior to these suppliers; or (3) any wrongful, willful or negligent act ofdeparture: cancellation fee of 30% of total price. For or omission on the part of any other party not under thecancellation between 15-1 days prior to departure: supervision and control of Collette. Additionally, Collettecancellation fee of 50% of total price. For cancellation on the waives any and all liability for losses or expenses due today of departure and after; 100% of total price. For Ocean sickness, lack of appropriate medical facilities or practitioners,Cruises: For cancellation between 90-61 days prior to weather, strikes, theft or other criminal acts, war, terrorism,departure: cancellation fee of 35% of total price. For computer problems, acts of God, or other such causes. Allcancellation between 60-31 days prior to departure: 60% of services and accommodations are subject to the laws of thetotal price. 30 or fewer days prior to departure: 100% of total country in which they are provided. Collette reserves theprice. For River Cruises: including Europe, Russia, Egypt right to make changes in the published itinerary whenever, inand China, 90-61 days prior to departure: cancellation fee of their sole judgment, conditions warrant, or if Collette deems it50% of total price. For cancellation between 60-31 days prior necessary for the comfort, convenience, or the safety of theto departure: cancellation fee of 85% of total price. For tour. Collette reserves the right to withdraw any tour at anycancellation 30 or fewer days prior to departure: cancellation time. Collette reserves the right to decline to accept anyfee of 100% of total price. For Galapagos and Antarctica: A person as a member of the tour, or to require any participantcancellation fee of 60% will apply for cancellation between to withdraw from the tour at any time, when such action is 120-90 days prior to departure; A cancellation charge of determined by the tour manager to be in the best interests of 100% will apply for cancellation less than 90 days prior to the health, safety, and general welfare of the tour group or ofdeparture. Cancellation protection is highly recommended the individual participant. Collette does not accept liability forand must be purchased at time of deposit. Air rates are any carriers cancellation penalty incurred by the purchase ofsubject to change until tour is paid in full. If waivers have not a non-refundable airiine or other ticket to the tour departurebeen purchased and a reservation is cancelled for any reason city and return or othenwise. Baggage and personal effectsprior to departure - Air is 100% non-refundable once paid in are the sole responsibility of the passenger at all times.full. Cancellation charges also apply to reservations made for Passengers may be photographed for the promotional"pre" and "post" night accommodations. Purchase of Waiver purposes of Collette. Payment of the deposit to Colletteand Insurance guarantees a full refund of all payments constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions. I agree(including deposit), except the Waiver and insurance fee that any dispute concerning, relating, or referring to thisitself, made to Collette Vacations for travel arrangements in contract, the brochure or any other literature concerning mycase of cancellation of your travel plans for any reason prior trip, or the trip itself, shall be resolved exclusively by bindingto the day of departure. The Waiver and Insurance does not arbitration according to the then existing rules of thecover any single supplement charges which arise from an American Arbitration Association in the State of Rhode Island. individuals Traveling companion electing to cancel for any Such proceedings will be governed by and in accordance withreason prior to departure. Upon cancellation of transportation substantive Rhode Island law. The arbitrator and not anyor travel services where you, the customer, are not at fault federal, state, or local court or agency shall have exclusiveand have not canceled in violation of the terms and conditions authority to resolve any dispute relating to the interpretation,above, you will be refunded 100%. Please see your sales applicability, enforceability, conscionability, or formation ofagent for more information, or review our brochure for details. this contract, including but not limited to any claim that all or any part of this contract is void or voidable. Explorations is a brand of Collette Travel Services Inc., a Rhode Island based Consumer Protection Plans: Collette Travel Service holds corporation.membership in the following highly reputable industryorganizations: the United States Tour Operators Associationand the American Society of Travel Agents. Each association Airfare: For your convenience, we offer airfare for purchaseoperates a consumer protection plan to cover deposits made with all vacation packages. If you purchase an air inclusiveby travelers. Full details are available from the organizations program, your airfare will be quoted inclusive of all fuel, taxesor Collette Travel Service. Collette is pleased to give this and fees. Your rates are subject to change until paid in full.additional protection to our clients. Our California Sellers Seats are limited and may not be available on every flight orof Travel registration number Is 2006766-20. Our State of departure date.Washington Unified Business Number is 601220855. Our Checked Baggage Charges: Some airiines may ImposeNevada Sellers of Travel registration number is 2003- additional charges if you choose to check any baggage.0279. Please contact your airiine or refer to its website for detailed information regarding your airtines checked baggageIDENTIFICATION policies.Travel within USAAll airiines will ask for identification when you check-in. It is m y S T O Arecommended that you carry a passport if you have one. Adrivers license (with a photo l.D.) is also acceptable fordomestic flights. Photos shown are reflective of the area(s) visited, but mayResponsibilities: Neither Collette Travel Services, Inc., its not be included in the actual tour itinerary.affiliated entities and its and their employees, shareholders,officers, directors, successors, agents, and assigns(collectively "Collette"), own or operate any person or entitywhich is to or does provide goods or services for these trips.Because Collette does not maintain control or operate thepersonnel, equipment, or operations of the suppliers it usesand as such Collette assumes no responsibility for andcannot be held liable for any personal injury, death, propertydamage or other loss accident, delay, inconvenience, orirregularity which may be occasioned by reason of (1) anywrongful, negligent, willful or unauthorized acts or omissionson the part of any of the suppliers or other employees or COLLETTE Included Meals Key: B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner VACATIONS
  • HERITAGE OF AMERICADay 1: Friday, September 13, 2013 Jefferson was not only the third U.S. President andNew York City, New York - Tour Begins author of the Declaration of Independence, but heExplore Americas heritage, history and scenic was also an accomplished inventor and truehorizons on this in-depth tour of the eastern United "Renaissance man." This afternoon, arrive in theStates. historic town of Williamsburg. Tonight, begin yourDay 2; Saturday, September 14, 2013 journey into Revolutionary-age America by dining inNew York City Meet your fellow travelers this a Colonial Williamsburg tavern specializing inmorning for a welcome breakfast at a NYC diner. colonial fare. (B, D)Then, a local guide leads you on a fascinating tour Day 7: Thursday, September 19, 2013of the "Big Apple." Youll see Greenwich Village, the Colonial Williamsburg Begin the day by viewingWall Street district. Little Italy, Chinatown, the "Story of a Patriot," a short film which introduces youEmpire State Building, Central Park, Chelsea to Colonial Williamsburg, one of the largest and bestMarket and other time-honored landmarks. Visit St. living history museums in the world. Costumed re-Pauls Chapel in lower Manhattan, a place where enactors populate the streets and buildings, bringingGeorge Washington once worshipped, and where the customs and sentiments of 1770 to life. Tourrecovery workers came for rest and care during their Governors Palace and Gardens before enjoyingtime at the World Trade Center site. This afternoon, time to independently wander the cobblestonediscover "the city that never sleeps" at your own streets and explore some of the eighty-eight historicpace. (B) buildings, (B)Day 3: Sunday, September 15, 2013 Day 8: Friday, September 20, 2013New York City - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Williamsburg - Washington, D.C. Visit MountLancaster Travel to Philadelphia and embark on Vernon, the beloved home of the first U.S.a tour of "the Birthplace of a New Nation" which president, George Washington. Wander thehighlights the Liberty Bell and Independence beautiful plantation grounds he adored and tour theHall. Independence Hall is rich in heritage as the home, filled with 18th century artifacts. Then, travellocation of both the signing of the Declaration of to Washington, D.C. Explore the world-famousIndependence and the drafting of the Constitution. Smithsonian Institutions countless treasures,Continue on to the Amish Country of Lancaster, the containing the largest and most extensive collectionsecond largest Amish community in America. (B, D) of artifacts in the world, such as the fabled HopeDay 4: Monday, September 16,2013 Diamond and the actual Apollo 11 CommandLancaster Visit Wheatland*, the gracious Module. (B)Federalist home of James Buchanan, the U.S.s Day 9: Saturday, September 21, 201315th President. Sample the true taste of Amish Washington, D.C. This morning, a guided tour ofCountry with a stop at the Kitchen Kettle Complex Americas capital affords you wonderful views of thewhere small batches of jams, jellies and relishes are Capitol building, the White House, monuments andhandcrafted daily. Next, a local guide introduces you museums. Your first stop will be the White Houseto the fascinating history and traditions of the Amish Visitor Center where you will gain insight into thepeople during a tour of their farmlands. As you learn many transitions this historic residence hasmore about their self-sufficiency and peaceful undergone. Continue your tour with a stop at thelifestyle, you will understand how their "life apart" is moving World War II Memorial, the Vietnaman expression of their religious faith and dedication. Veterans Memorial and the Korean War Memorial.Tonight, enjoy a traditional dinner of local Your tour ends with a photo stop at the U.S. Capitolspecialties and the chance to learn more about building. This afternoon, visit Arlington NationalAmish customs firsthand when members of the Cemetery to view the Tomb of the Unknownslocal Amish community** join you for dinner. (B, and the Kennedy gravesites. Toast the end of aD) wonderful trip this evening at a farewell dinner. (B,Day 5: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 D)Lancaster - Gettysburg - Shenandoah Day 10: Sunday, September 22, 2013Valley, Virginia Journey to Gettysburg, site of the Washington, D.C. - Tour Ends Your tour endsUnion victory that marked a turning point in the Civil in Washington, D.C. this morning. (B)War. A guided tour of the site illuminates those threehistoric days in 1863 and the decisive battle thatchanged the course of American history forever.Travel to Shenandoah National Park via the famousSkyline Drive, along the crest of the Blue RidgeMountains, where scenic expanses of ShenandoahValley wilderness extend in all directions. Tonightyoull overnight*** inside the park! (B, D)Day 6: Wednesday, September 18, 2013Shenandoah Valley - Charlottesville -Williamsburg Visit Monticello, the beautifulhome and gardens of Thomas Jefferson.
  • Please Note: at all times; on those occasions you will visitTo complete your vacation, we include Eisenhower Farm.roundtrip airport-to-hotel transfers when **The members of the local Amish communitypurchasing Collette airfare with your tour. If may not be available on all dates; on theseyou have arranged for your own air, we are occasions we will include dinner at a localpleased to provide you the option of purchasing establishment.these transfers. Please note that ail transferswill leave at pre-scheduled times. This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with" * 0 n occasion, particularly at the beginning or shorter days and more leisure time. Walkingend of the season (March and late October tours, as well as walking slightly longerthrough November), your accommodations may distances, up stairs or on uneven walkingbe outside of Shenandoah National Park if park surfaces should be expected.accommodations are not open or available.This has been reflected in the tour price. Book Now rates valid until Mar 13, 2013, valid^ on air inclusive packages only..J^^x^^jM^During your stay at the WilliamsburgWoodlands Hotel, the included breakfast will be Air rate and schedule are applicable for groupsContinental Deluxe. of 10 or more traveling on the same flights and dates.*Admission to Wheatland may not be availableExperience It! Shenandoah National ParkThe establishment of Shenandoah National Park in 1935 was the culminationof an effort that took almost four decades. Shenandoah National Park liesastride a beautiful section of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Skyline Drive, a 105-mile road that winds along the crest of the mountains through the length ofthe park, provides vistas of the spectacular landscape to the east and west.The park holds more than 500 miles of trails and is home to many animals,including deer, black bears and wild turkeys, which flourish among the richgrowth of an oak-hickory forest. Your overnight stay in the park may be atSkyland Resort, built in 1886 by George Freeman Pollock, Jr. who wasinfluential in establishing Shenandoah as a national park. Pollock chose theperfect spot for his summer retreat which, at 3,680 feet, is now the highestpoint on the Skyline Drive.
  • Travel Time Vacations21318 Heartwood Oak TrailCypress, Texas, 77433For more information contactPeggy Presnell • Travel Time Vacations(281) 304-7127 • peggy@586travel.com