Exploring the Arts in Ancient Egypt 2023
WHAT’S INCLUDED: Main program: $7,899* ($7,399 if you register by December 21, 2022) per person includes 9 nights on a 5-star privately chartered deluxe sailing boat (double occupancy), deluxe hotel accommodations (double occupancy) at the world famous Mena House Hotel right next to the Great Pyramid and a deluxe hotel near the airport in Cairo, boat and hotel taxes and service charges, domestic flights within Egypt from Cairo/Luxor, Aswan/Cairo, full buffet breakfast daily, three meals daily while on the boat, including a final celebration dinner, plus a welcome dinner and one extra lunch, gratuities for boat, hotels, and restaurant staff (for meals included), and also gratuities for porters and bus drivers, luggage handling, modern first-class air-conditioned buses, transfers including for international and domestic flights and for siteseeing, experiential extensive siteseeing as detailed in the itinerary, entrance fees to sites visited, world-class Egyptologist/guide accompanying group 24/7, tour director, two presentations by Artists in Residence, Virginia Bradley and Laura Aloha-Young. Plus, much more! For single room, if available, add $3,399. (Cost quoted is based on minimum of 15 paying passengers. With less than 15 paying passengers there will be a surcharge of $299-$379 per person, the exact amount depending on final number of travelers; travelers will be advised of surcharge about 30 days before departure, and if it is required, please be advised that cancellation fees still apply.)
NOT INCLUDED: Visa (Egypt Visa: $25 USD) and passport fees where required, airline baggage fees, meals not mentioned above, optional tours; foreign cities' and countries' departure taxes; airport/airline/government taxes, fees, fuel and other surcharges (these charges are set by the airline and country and are currently $575; if they decrease at the time of ticketing, the difference in the amount will be reimbursed prior to departures), gratuities to your guide, and items of a personal nature such as laundry and beverages, and other items not included above. Price increases from international merchants may occur. We will try to absorb these costs; however, they may have to be passed on.
DEPOSIT & PAYMENT: A $2,199 deposit secures your reservation! SPACE IS LIMITED. Reservations are accepted on a FIRST COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS according to date of registration. Registrations with a credit card payment of the deposit confirms your space immediately; we accept VISA, MasterCard and Discover; those paying deposit by credit card are still eligible for the “cash discount” price of $7,899. Those paying the deposit by bank ACH or bank wire, your registration will be booked and held for seven calendar days pending receipt of your deposit payment, after which you will be sent a confirmation of receipt of your deposit. (If you wish to pay by bank wire transfer, please contact our office for details.) Interim payment of $2,499 is due by February 15, 2023. Final payment is due by July 15, 2023. If the final payment is not received 10 days after the payment due date, and required documents are not returned on time, reservations are subject to a $100 late fee, and may be subject to cancellation. Interim and final payments can be paid with a bank wire, bank ACH, or by credit card. For interim and/or final payment by credit card, the tour price is $8,081.
*The “cash discount” price of $7,899 is the price when the interim and final payments are made by bank ACH or wire transfer. The late payment fee will be applied.
NOTE ABOUT TRAVELER’S VITAL INFORMATION DOCUMENT (TVID): To coordinate your travel arrangements and complete your registration it is essential that this completed and signed document (TVID) be emailed within 10 days of when you receive it, or a late fee will be applied. This document is included in your registration packet.
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IV. CANCELLATION & REFUNDS: Deposits are refundable, except for a $499 processing fee per person if cancellation is received in writing by February 15, 2023. For cancellations from February 16, 2023 to July 15, 2023, 50% of the total trip cost is not refundable. No refunds after July 15, 2023, without exception. All cancellations must be in writing and reach our office by the applicable cancellation date above. Since the cancellation terms must be strictly applied no matter the reason for cancellation, travel insurance/trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended; recommended insurance includes coverage for cancellation in case of illness or death in the family. For U.S. Travelers, for travel insurance, please go to www.allianztravelinsurance.com and click on the link ‘Travel Agent ACCAM.’ Please enter CODE: F205906.
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For International Travelers: Contact a local travel agency in your area or search online for costs and details about the right travel insurance for you.
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