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Relaxing Along the Ocean * May 4 - 10, 2014
Star ADDED AN EXTRA DAY - W0W Star
Offered By: Gad-About Tours
A welcome Breath of Sunshine!! Myrtle Beach, Charleston & Brookgreen Gardens!

Operates: May 4 2014
Tour Length: 7 Days, 6 Nights
Departs From: Akron, OH – Canton, OH - Alliance, OH – Salem, OH – Columbiana, OH


Price:
Single Room - $1,268.00
Double Room - $998.00

Tour Description:

The Grand Strand refers to a stretch of uninterrupted South Carolina beaches over 60 miles long, and Myrtle Beach is the premiere resort city right in the midst of it all.  Too crowded and hot in the summer, May is the perfect time to pleasantly enjoy all that this entertainment mecca has to offer.  Overnighting in North Carolina coming and going, this itinerary is an excellent one!

TWO TOP-RATED SHOWS:  "ONE" at the Alabama Theater!  It's everything from Country, Rock, Gospel, Pop, Broadway, and plenty of great family comedy!  "THE CAROLINA OPRY"!  This show has won every major South Carolina tourism award including Most Outstanding Attraction and the prestigious Governor's Cup"

Itinerary:

Our first night will be spent in Greensboro, NC as we make our way to the Atlantic Ocean!  The next day we finish our travels to Myrtle Beach and start right out with a guided overview tour of this picturesque area.  after checking into our lovely oceanfront hotel, the Beach Cove Hotel where your breakfast is included each morning, we depart for a delicious dinner at Joes' Bar & Grill and then take our reserved seats for a performance at the excellent Alabama Theater.

During the next several days, the things we'll do and see include a guided tour of Brookgreen Gardens which is a sculpture garden and wildlife preserve set on a 9,200-acre property, opened in 1932, and built on four former rice plantations with several themed gardens and trails through ecosystems on the property; Pawley's Island Shoppes for some fun souvenir-hunting; day three will be completely free for you to enjoy the beach; a day in Charleston, SC with guided tour, time at famous Charleston Marketplace with an optional carriage ride; browsing at "Broadway on the Beach" (fun!); two more included dinners; and a wonderful show at the Carolina Opry. ~~ What a great time!!

When we finally have to say good-bye to the East Coast, we'll head north with our overnight again in Greensboro.  Then on to Ohio the last day, all refreshed from an excellent Spring Vacation Fling on the oceanfront, and back in plenty of time to get ready for your Memorial Day picnic! 

** This is a perfect trip to do with a group of friends ~~ call them to day!!

Package Includes:

  • Deluxe Motorcoach Travel
  • 6 Nights Hotel Accommodations
  • 10 Meals:
    • 6 Breakfasts
    • 4 Dinners
  • Touring Mentioned Above
  • Luggage Handling and Taxes

 

Departure Details:

 

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Important Note:

 

This is a Gold Card Program Tour, which can earn you $100 in Free Travel.


Terms and Conditions:

PAYMENT:
For overnight tours, the deposit is based on the cost of the tour as follows:
  • Overnight Tours Under $150 > $25 Deposit
  • Overnight Tours $150-$800 > $75 Deposit
  • Overnight Tours $801-$1,500 > $100 Deposit
  • Overnight Tours over $1,501 > $250 Deposit
The balance of an overnight tour is due 30 days prior to departure (unless otherwise notified). A confirmation will be sent to you after we receive your deposit. For your convenience, we accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover if you are making your reservation by phone, or you can send a check to our office (please call first to check availability). If you are booking online, payment must be made in full.

REFUNDS:
Up to 30 days prior to departure date, a full refund will be made. *Air and cruise tours, and some longer tours, may be different—be sure to ask for details when making your reservation. Tours including tickets also generally have earlier non-refundable dates. There are no refunds for cancellations made within 30 days prior to your departure date. However, we will do our best to recover as much as we can, but cannot guarantee anything. There will be no refund, for any reason, for a “no-show” on the day of the tour. A “Refund Protection Plan” is available at our office at a minimal cost. This insures you a full refund in case of a death or illness in the immediate family up to 24 hours before the tour departs. (It does require a doctor’s written note or copy of death notice.) On longer tours, we have a special insurance plan available if you are interested, and it will be sent to you with your confirmation. We encourage you to take advantage of these protection plans. The Refund Protection Plan does not apply to Day Trips, nor are there any refunds for Day Trips, with a few exceptions.

CANCELED TOURS:
Gad-About Tours Inc. reserves the right to cancel any tour that has not reached a minimum number of reservations. We reserve the right to change tour prices and itinerary. Tours are prepared up to a year in advance and may be impacted by circumstances that arise which are beyond our control. We reserve the right to cancel or refuse service to anyone, in our sole discretion. We always avoid changes and cancellations if at all possible, as we realize the inconvenience to you, our valued customer.

TRANSPORTATION:
All of our tours are by late-model, deluxe wide-body motorcoach. They are equipped with air-conditioning, reclining seats, public address system, VCR, and emergency restrooms. Our intent is for all overnight tours to be professionally escorted for your convenience. Upon occasion, in order to avoid canceling a trip with a low passenger count, our driver may serve both positions of driver and escort, and all are professionally trained to do so. Also, on air trips with low passenger counts, we may not be able to provide an escort from our company. However, we will provide airport transportation*, plus a guide from our connecting company will meet you upon arrival at your destination and be with you throughout the entire tour. (*If only a few are going on a given air tour, we will pay your airport parking fee in lieu of using the coach.)

LODGING:
Your lodging is included on all overnight tours. All hotels are AAA rated. We never use second-rate hotels, restaurants, or activities on any tour, to the best of our ability to make that determination. Payment of telephone calls, room service, and other incidentals at places of lodging are the responsibility of the customer.

LUGGAGE:
One suitcase per person is included in the price of your tour. You are also permitted a carry-on, which is your responsibility. Additional luggage may be transported at the cost of $5.00 per bag, per day. It is wise to travel light. Luggage tags are provided and required for hotel identification, and are sent with the final letter with the phone numbers of your hotels.

TAXES AND GRATUITIES:
All taxes and gratuities for included meals and activities are included, unless otherwise mentioned by the Escort. Driver and Escort gratuities are not included in the price of the tour, and are optional. However, the suggested gratuity as posted by the American Bus Assoc. for a job well done is $2.00-$2.50 per person/per day for the tour escort, and $2.00-$2.50 per person/per day for the driver. We request that you express this on an individual basis, and let the quality of service received be your guide.

SEATING:
On all overnight tours, we use a daily seat rotation. The first day of a trip, we allow you to choose your seat when you get on, and rotate from there. We feel this is fair to all involved. If the coach is not full, a less formal rotation may be used at escort’s discretion.

SMOKING:
We make regular stops for restrooms and for the convenience of smokers; however, we have a NO SMOKING policy aboard all coaches. This policy also applies to e-cigarettes.

RESPONSIBILITY:
Gad-About Tours, Inc. is bonded, insured, and registered with the ICC, number MC 198451. We act only as agents and are not responsible to any person for any loss of time or money due to a change or delay beyond our control. Nor are we responsible for non-performance by those we have contracted with. Any claims against Gad-About Tours Inc. must be made, in writing, within 30 days of the trip.