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Branson Fall Show Tour * September 7 - 14, 2014
Star 9 SHOWS - DINNER CRUISE Star
Offered By: Gad-About Tours
Join us for a great Show Tour in Branson.

Operates: Sep 7 2014
Tour Length: 8 Days, 7 nights
Departs From: Columbiana, OH * Salem, OH * Alliance, OH * Canton, OH * Akron, OH


Price:
Single Room - $1,469.00
Double Room - $1,179.00
Triple Room - $1,179.00

Tour Description:

Branson has some of the country's most fantastic entertainment all waiting for us in one conveniet area, featuring beautiful theaters, each with their own personality.  This deluxe eight-day tour highlights a wonderful variety of top-notch shows so that you can experience everything from country to comedy, with all kinds of other great entertainment in between.

Tour Itinerary:

September 7 – We will depart our hometowns and travel west towards Effingham, Illinois for our first overnight stay. September 8 – Continental breakfast included. By mid-afternoon today we will be checking in at our conveniently located hotel for the next five nights located on the Branson “ strip” and very central to all shows and attractions. Dinner will be included before our evening show at the Jim Stafford Theater. (CB,D)

September 9– Breakfast included. Spend a leisurely morning and enjoy lunch on your own with time this afternoon to explore the area with a large variety of things to see and do. By late afternoon we will step aboard Branson’s premier and authentic paddlewheel boat for a nostalgic time that will take you back to the popular entertainment boats that once frequented the Mississippi river. You’ll begin your Branson Belle experience with a delicious dinner while cruising the Table Rock Lake. Then enjoy a rollicking good time of entertainment featuring music, dancing and comedy. After the dinner cruise the fun is not over today and we are off to the Baldknobbers Jamboree show for more fun and laughs. (B, D)

September 10 – Breakfast included. Lunch on your own with a free afternoon in Branson before enjoying a matinee show at the Clay Cooper Theater. You will enjoy a delicious dinner this evening before a magnificent show at “Legends In Concert.” (B, D)

September 11 – Breakfast included. This morning you will enjoy a morning show at the hotel. Time for lunch on your own today with a great afternoon to enjoy a matinee show on your own if you wish. Dinner included tonight at the hotel before an evening show at the Mickey Gilley Theater. (B, D)

September 12 – Breakfast included. Enjoy a morning show at the Doug Gabriel Theater with a free afternoon to explore the area and take in a matinee show if you so desire. Dinner will be included tonight followed with the evening show at the Oak Ridge Boys Theater. (B, D)

September 13 – Breakfast included. We say goodbye to Branson this morning and head towards home with our last stop in Effingham, Illinois. (B)

September 14 – Continental breakfast included. Arrival back home today after a wonderful Branson experience. (CB)

 

Package Includes:

  • Deluxe Motorcoach Transportation
  • 9 Show Tickets
  • 7 Nights Hotel Accommodations
  • 12 Meals:
    • 7 Breakfasts
    • 5 Dinners
  • Admissions Mentioned Above
  • Theaters are subject to change without notice due to scheduling
  • Luggage Handling and Taxes

*THIS TOUR IS HOSTED BY BUTLER MOTOR TOURS *

 

Important Notes:

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

Departure Details:

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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.


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