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Madison Band Trip to orlando 2014

  1. 1. Travel Planners for the Finest Bands, Choirs and Orchestras in the World Like Music, Travel is an Art.
  2. 2. About MTC  Celebrating 25 Years of Service in 2012.  Saltes Staff Consists Exclusively of Past Music Educators, Music Parents, Music Advocates and Travel Professionals.  Official Travel Provider of MFA/BOA.  Staff Has Over 150 Years of Experience in Over 150 Countries.
  3. 3. Proposal Itinerary Madison High School Marching Band of Middletown, OH to Orlando, FL March 19 – 24, 2014
  4. 4. Wednesday, March 19 Depart Madison HS Welcome aboard your charter coach this morning as you depart on your overnight ride to Orlando, Florida. Your Music Travel Consultants tour director will join you at your school to assist with boarding and will remain with you for the duration of your trip. Bring along snacks for the ride and for added comfort, also include a pillow and blanket. Fast Food Dinner Stop Enjoy dinner at your expense.
  5. 5. Thursday, March 20 Breakfast at Rainforest Cafe Have a WILD breakfast under a jungle canopy in a magnificent rainforest-like setting. The rumble of tropical thunderstorms, animated wildlife and a spectacular fiber-optic starscape make this a unique dining experience. Animal Kingdom Hang on to your open-air vehicle as you are surrounded by free-roaming creatures of the African Savannah on Kilimanjaro Safaris®, or whisk back 65 million years to rescue the last dinosaur on DINOSAUR. Traverse the mysterious and forbidding Nepalese Himalayas aboard Disney's longest rollercoaster on Expedition Everest. Meet tigers, giant bats and other exotic animals up- close, enjoy spectacular live stage shows, and experience the thrill of a white-water expedition on Kali River Rapids® -- all in the same day! Lunch in the Park A Disney meal voucher will be provided to purchase lunch in the park
  6. 6. Thursday, March 20 Hotel Check-in Settle in at your host hotel and freshen up for dinner. Country Inn & Suites Calypso Cay 5001 Calypso Cay Way Kissimmee, FL 34746 Flipper's Pizza Party Pizza will be served for dinner at your hotel after check-in. This evening is at your leisure. Spend time with your friends in the hotel pool or test your skills in the hotel arcade.
  7. 7. Friday, March 21 Breakfast at the hotel Breakfast will be provided at your hotel this morning. Magic Kingdom Timeless stories come to life in seven whimsical lands of fun and adventure. Plunge down a breathtaking waterfall on Splash Mountain, share the patriotic spirit at The Hall of Presidents, zoom through space at Space Mountain, and feel the excitement of a thrilling Disney parade! By captivating the imagination, the Magic Kingdom Park makes the world of make-believe come alive to bring out the child in everybody. Lunch in the Park A Disney meal voucher will be provided to purchase lunch at your leisure. Dinner in the Park A Disney meal card will be provided to purchase dinner.
  8. 8. Friday, March 21 Performing Arts OnStage This program offers music and dance groups the chance to perform for the world at the Walt Disney World® Resort. It’s the “performance of a lifetime” that is sure to be a magical moment to be treasured forever. Marching Band Performance The Madison High School Marching Band will march down Main Street of the Magic Kingdom in front of thousands of Disney guests. WISHES Make a wish upon a star and then marvel as the nighttime sky comes to life in a musical firework spectacular that is uniquely Disney. Join Jiminy Cricket as he guides Pinocchio, Cinderella, Ariel, Peter Pan and other beloved Disney characters through this fantastic story told amongst the stars. Wishes™ features a dazzling array of never-before-seen fireworks and pyrotechnic effects created specifically for this amazing show. Discover that wishes do come true when you experience this story so big only the sky can hold it.
  9. 9. Saturday, March 22 Breakfast at the hotel Breakfast will be provided at your hotel this morning. Hollywood Studios Everyone is part of the show and laughter resounds. Each epic experience launches students into the action and thrills of movies and television. The Disney-Hollywood Studios captures the allure and power of Hollywood by giving everyone the chance to be a star. Learn how movies are made, and enjoy live stage shows based on the animated Disney classics. Lunch in the Park A Disney meal voucher will be provided to purchase lunch at your leisure.
  10. 10. Saturday, March 22 Epcot The eleven countries of World Showcase present a unique approach to culture, traditions, art, history and cuisine from every corner of the world. At the heart of Future World is the ever-changing wonder of Innoventions, an innovative showplace that exhibits the newest developments and technological advances destined to become part of our daily lives. Dinner in the Park A Disney meal card will be provided to purchase dinner. IllumiNations Witness a thrilling nighttime kaleidoscope as the sky erupts with over 1,100 pyrotechnic bursts and the extraordinary Earth Globe floats across the lagoon, revealing wonders of the seven continents on its curved LED screens — the first ever of their kind. Revel in rousing original music as lasers turn the very sky into a work of art.
  11. 11. Sunday, March 23 Breakfast at hotel Breakfast will be provided at your hotel this morning. Downtown Disney This first-class entertainment complex features over twenty sensational shops and restaurants that are attractions in themselves. Check out the incredible World of Disney merchandise shop—it’s huge and well worth the visit. Steel Band Performance The Madison High School Steel Band will take the main stage at Downtown Disney to entertain the throng of appreciative Disney visitors.
  12. 12. Sunday, March 23 Islands of Adventure Universal's Islands of Adventure is the world's most technologically advanced theme park, where visitors encounter five distinctly themed islands featuring the most cutting-edge rides, attractions, and interactive shows ever created. MARVEL SUPER HERO ISLAND: Enter a gleaming comic book city where the world's greatest Super Heroes pit themselves against the world's most diabolical Super Villians in the ultimate battle of good versus evil! TOON LAGOON: Splash through the panels of your favorite cartoons and comic strips on the wild and wacky water rides of Toon Lagoon. The Sunday Funnies were never this much fun! JURASSIC PARK: Experience the real Jurassic Park, where dinosaurs have been brought back to co-exist with man for the first time anywhere. It's an adventure 65 million years in the making! THE LOST CONTINENT: Explore an ageless land of ancient myths and epic legends. From a castle guarded by warring dragons to a battle of titans beneath the sea, heart-pounding adventure awaits around every corner. SEUSS LANDING: The only place where all of Dr. Seuss' whimsical children's tales come to life before your eyes! It's a treat for all of your senses...especially your sense of humor! THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER: From the corridors of Hogwarts to the Quidditch Pitch, immerse yourself in Harry's world! Don't miss Dragon Challenge or Forbidden Journey, the best new theme park attraction world- wide in 2010!
  13. 13. Sunday, March 23 Lunch in the Park Meal money will be provided to purchase lunch. Dinner at Hard Rock Cafe Pump up the octane with a meal at this high- energy, rockin' home of classic American food! Located at Universal Studios Orlando in the CityWalk entertainment complex, this HRC is the biggest in the world. With large, statuesque pillars, it stands majestically as a Roman Coliseum of rock and boasts more pieces of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia than any other location. Blue Man Group This multi-sensory experience combines percussive music, vaudeville, theatre, art and science into a unique form of entertainment only these three bald, blue, mute men can provide. The show is performance art featuring a special kind of nonsense. Family-oriented, hilarious and highly energetic, Blue Man Group will make you think and laugh with thought-provoking satire on modern life and by breaking live theater's 'fourth wall," always at the audience's expense. After the show, board your coach for the ride home.
  14. 14. Monday, March 24 Fast Food Lunch Meal money will be provided to purchase lunch. Arrive Madison HS Welcome home late this afternoon concluding a MAGICAL Walt Disney World experience!
  15. 15. Tour Conditions Per Person Occupancy Tour Prices The above tour prices are based on the number of paying persons traveling and may vary depending on group size when prorated costs, such as motor coach, etc., are affected. Tour prices in this proposal are based on tariffs in effect as of January 16, 2013 and are subject to change. IMPORTANT NOTE: These Tour Prices were developed for individuals traveling with your group, as a group, on the trip described in this proposed itinerary. In cases where individual deviations from this group trip are requested, a $25.00 per person administrative charge will be levied. Per Person Occupancy Tour Prices 14 Adults in Twin pay Quad Rate Passengers 100 90 95 107 Quad $985 $1024 $1004 $1077 Triple $985 $1024 $1004 $1077 Twin $985 $1024 $1004 $1077 Single $1257 $1294 $1274 $1350
  16. 16. Tour Conditions Financial Considerations Accounts not paid on or before a payment due date will be Please Make Checks Payable To: Music Travel Consultants Payment Amount Due Date Deposit; $50 is Non-refundable $200.00 July 29, 2013 Installment $200.00 September 30, 2013 Installment $200.00 November 25, 2013 Installment $200.00 January 27, 2014 Final Balance February 24, 2014
  17. 17. Tour Conditions Fundraising Music Travel Consultants encourages and welcomes the application of fund-raising profits to individual or group accounts. Music Travel Consultants is unable to accept or apply any school or booster fund-raising monies to accounts that are paid in full.
  18. 18. Tour Conditions Cancellation Information Last Day to Cancel: January 18, 2014 Cancellations are considered to be any change made to the passenger list on or after 61 days prior to departure. Cancellations must be made in writing. If received 61 days or more prior to departure, monies which can be retrieved from suppliers are refundable. Cancellations received 60 days up to and including day of departure are non-refundable unless a substitution is made. If this tour includes airfare, cancellations and/or substitutions policies vary by airline, date of ticketing and group contracts. Travel and Cancellation Insurance is HIGHLY Recommended. Please contact Music Travel Consultants for additional information.
  19. 19. MTC ONLINE - INDIVIDUAL SIGN-UP GUIDE No more wasting time, paper, stamps and money. With a click of your mouse, update or monitor your trip 24 hours a day, anywhere you have an internet connection. • Quick and Easy • Sign-Up at MTC's Website • Make Secure Trip Payments on MTC’s Website • View Payment Schedule and Invoices • Directors Never Collect Money or Registration Forms • Individual Accounts and Billing Processed by MTC GO GREEN with MTC Online!
  20. 20. GETTING STARTED MTC Online is for parents and students. Credit card or eCheck information must be entered to make a payment on your trip. Here’s MTC’s step-by-step process for online trip registration and payment. STEP 1 Go Online Visit and click on the MTC Online Individual Login icon.
  21. 21. STEP 2 New User Click the “New User” link.
  22. 22. STEP 3 Create Trip Account Complete the form that pops up on the first page. When finished with both Login Details and Contact Information, click on “Create Account”. You will then receive the following message: “Your account has been created successfully. You will receive an email message shortly verifying your account information. Whenever you Login to MTC Online, use the email address (user name) and password that you just entered.”
  23. 23. STEP 4 Register a Traveler Once your Trip Account has been created, the next screen prompts you to: Register a Traveler – Enter the Trip Number (given to you by your Group Leader or MTC)
  24. 24. STEP 4 Register a Traveler (continued) After submitting your trip number, you will be asked to fill out some your name, traveler type, instrument, etc. Under Traveler Type: Student = Member of the class or organization taking the trip. Child = A family member who is not a Student. Chaperone = Adult with Chaperoning responsibility. Adult = Adult without Chaperoning responsibility. IMPORTANT: To complete each registration you must accept the Tour Participant Agreement.
  25. 25. STEP 5 Manage Your Account Welcome! After you have entered all of your travelers you are ready to manage your online account. This is also the starting point the next time you login to your account. • View Destinations and Dates • Make/View Payments • View Financial Information • Add Additional Travelers
  26. 26. STEP 6 Click “Make a Payment”. Enter the amount you want to pay today in the box to the right of each Traveler’s name.
  27. 27. SECURITY AND PAYMENTS MTC’s Online Payment is secured with thawte™ SSL Certificate Technology. Your financial information is never stored on MTC’s site or servers. MTC Online accepts:
  28. 28. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please review all information before you click Submit to Finalize payment. Once you click Submit, your account will be charged. Payments must be made on or before due dates. Some payments are non-refundable. For questions about MTC Online, please email *Please Include Trip Number and Group Name in correspondence.
  29. 29. Name: Mark Ferrell Phone: 800.616.1112 A self-confessed “band addict,” Mark Ferrell’s love of music and band began during his marching days at Norwell (IN) High School. Enrolling in music education at Indiana-Purdue University in Fort Wayne, IN, Mark majored in voice, singing with the University Choir, Madrigal Singers, University Opera and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Chorus. He went on to Butler University, completing his degree in Music Education and Arts Administration. While at Butler, summers found him volunteering with Bands of America at its Summer Music Games. A wide range of business and education credits have defined Mark’s professional career. He has been Development Director for the Indianapolis Arts Chorale, Business Manager at the Indianapolis Men’s Chorus, a private voice and piano instructor, and he’s served his church as tenor soloist. He’s also completed an internship with the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Travel work was a natural migration for Mark, and he’s worked on both the group and individual sides of the business. Mark’s unique blend of experience in the arts and in business makes him highly attuned to performing group needs and superbly able to meet them. Your MTC Consultant
  30. 30. 7920 Georgetown Road  Indianapolis, IN 46268 Phone: 317.637.0837  Toll-Free: 800.616.1112 Thank You