New Orleans City Explore Tour

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$1878 DOUBLE

$150 DEPOSIT

5 DAYS

14 PEOPLE

May 17-21,2021

5 Breakfasts | 2 Lunches | 3 Dinner's
WOMEN ONLY TOUR
 
 
 OVERVIEW  
Come join us on a New Orleans city explore tour! The city is filled with mystery, jazz and a uniqueness that only New Orleans has. The vibrant color and music that fills the air makes it like no other place in the south. Let's not forget the food, New Orleans is known for it's delicious cajun dishes. Visit the French Quarter, Bourbon Street, Jackson Square, ride a Jazz Riverboat, take a stroll through a above the ground cemetery and much more.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Travel with a group of women that share the same travel interest
  • Stay on the world-famous Bourbon Street
  • Enjoy the art and culture of this unique city
  • Enjoy the sounds of jazz while dining on the Mighty Mississippi
  • Explore the French Quarter and Jackson Square
  • Taste the delicious cajun flavors that only New Orleans has
  • Learn about the above ground tombs and the history behind them
  • See sites such as The Garden District, Lower 9th Ward and Warehouse District
  • Make new friends and memories 

 
 WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 4 night stay - French Quarter

  • Carefully planned Itinerary

  • Tour Director to Assist You

  • Activities as listed

  • Roundtrip Airport Transfers

  • Transportation to activities listed

  • Riverboat Jazz Dinner Cruise

  • French Quarter Walking Tour

  • Locally guided city tour

  • Tips for local guides and waiters/waitresses

  • 5 Hotel Provided Breakfasts

  • 2 Lunch

  • 3 Dinners

 

 WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Airfare and luggage fees

  • Passport, Visa and I.D. Fees (if required)

  • Travel Insurance

  • Meals not listed 

  • Personal Expenses

  • Any hotel acquired fees including room service, mini bar, laundry service, alcoholic beverages, early check in fees

  • Activities not listed 

  • Tour Director Tips

  • Any Cancellation or delay fees acquired 

 
Subscribers Get $100 Off All Tours!
 

ACCOMMODATIONS

Four Points by Sheraton - French Quarter

Hotel features:

  • Smoke-Free Rooms

  • WiFi

  • Outdoor Pool

  • Daily Breakfast

  • Great Location in the City Center on Bourbon Street

  • On Site Restaurant

Hotel Information:

541 Bourbon Street New Orleans, La 70130 (504) 524-7611

Marriot.com

Check-In  3:00 pm Check-out 11:00 am

Check in and out times will apply

*Hotels are subject to change, if the hotel must be changed we will choose a hotel of equal value in the same area, you will be notified of any changes that have been made.

 
 
ITINERARY AND DAY TO DAY SCHEDULE
Pre-Night Sunday May 16, 2021
Hotel stay at Four Points by Sheridan - French Quarter. Rest up or check out the city before meeting with the group tomorrow. 

DAY 1, Monday May 17, 2021

Welcome to New Orleans! Today, we arrive in the liveliest city in Louisiana. Settle into your room and later the group and tour director will meet-up at 5:00pm for a meet and greet then head out for dinner together in the French Quarter.
Meals Included: Breakfast,Dinner

DAY 2, Tuesday May 18, 2021

We start our day early with a locally guided city tour. We'll see the mansions down Esplanade Ave, have coffee and Beignets at the city park, pass through Lower 9th Ward, The Garden District and Warehouse District.  We will get to see the above the ground tombs at Lake Lawn Metairie Cemetery and as we head back see the St. Louis Cathedral. After the tour we will have lunch at a local eatery. Later, in the evening we will join each other for a Steamboat Jazz dinner cruise, where we will experience the Mississippi River as we dine on some Cajun cuisine. 
Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3, Wednesday May 19, 2021

Today, we are taking a walk through history with a local guide. Our walking tour starts in The French Quarter and travels to sites like Jackson Square, The old French Market. visit historic landmarks like the former St. Louis Hotel and Exchange. We will learn about the cities culture and history from a true native of the area. After lunch the rest of the day is yours to decide. There a endless activities and sites to see, later dinner is your choice.
Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4, Thursday May 20, 2021

Today, is your free time. Take a swamp tour, visit some famous plantations, savor some delicious Cajun bites on a food tasting tour, stroll the Quarter or just relax. It's all up to you. Your tour director will have many suggestions if you are undecided on what to do with your free time. Later, in the evening we will meet for our last dinner together in New Orleans.
Meals Included:Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5, Friday May 21, 2021

Time to say goodbye to New Orleans and your new friends until next time.Your tour director will help you with your transfers to the airport.
Meals Included:Breakfast 

 

IMPORTANT TOUR  INFORMATION

Tour Start and End Date:

The tour starts May 17, 2021 and ends May 21, 2021

ROOM OPTIONS

Prices are based on double occupancy and additional charges apply for pre-night and single supplement rooms. Double occupancy total cost for this tour is $1878. Note: single supplement rooms are limited.

 

Pre-night Options

  • Arrive the day before the tour. Some choose this option in case of delays or flight cancellations.

  • Standard Double add $262 Standard Single add $524

Double Occupancy

  • Save money by sharing a room with an assigned roommate.Per Night/Per person $262

Single Supplement

  • Need your own room? Single supplement is available with additional hotel fees. Add $908

 

AFTER YOU BOOK

After you have completed booking, you will be emailed a confirmation. You will receive a separate email with tour specific details and deadline dates, 30 days prior to the tour you will receive your final trip details, including your roommate assignment, tour director information, meetup information, itinerary and further tour details.

TOUR DIRECTORS

Michele Rogers

ACTIVITY LEVEL AND HEALTH

Active: This tour will require walking, possible stair climbing, standing for long periods, climbing on and off buses/trains/subways, walking in crowded areas, uneven pavement and steps. You will need to be able to walk at least 2-4 miles a day to participate in the tour. It is the responsibility of the guest to determine if the activity level is right for them.

DOCUMENTS

To start your booking you will need to submit the booking form. The booking form must be completed by all guests.

 

The following information is due No Later than 30 days prior to the tour start date (Due April 17, 2021). 

  • Travel Insurance information if you are purchasing travel protection

  • Copy of Passport (photo page), if required

  • Airline information (airline carrier, schedule, flight and gate numbers)

WEATHER-TIME ZONE

Weather: The average weather for May in New Orleans is 80's/90's during the day and in the 70's at night

Time Zone: Eastern Daylight Time

ARRIVAL-DEPARTURE-AIRPORTS

NOTE: As of October 1, 2020 anyone age 18 or above will need a "REAL ID"  drivers licence or I.D. to fly on any U.S. airlines. Visit tsa.gov/real-id. to learn more.

When to book your airfare:

Tours are guaranteed after a minimum of 2-4 guests have booked. It is very rare that a tour is not guaranteed. We ask that our guests wait until they have received the confirmation email that the tour is guaranteed before booking flights. The email will be received no later than 120 days prior to tour start date. Tours book fast, so please don't wait until it says guaranteed. All guaranteed tours will be noted at the top of the booking page (under the SIGN ME UP button) once they are booked with the minimum guests.

Airport Transfers:

Shared transportation to the hotel is arranged on arrival and departure for all guests.

Arrival Times:

  • Please arrange flights so that your hotel arrival time will be no later than 4:00 p.m in order to be at the group meeting. Hotel check-in policies will apply.

  • If you are arriving the day before the tour start and choosing the pre-night option, arrival times are optional.

Airports:

  • MSY - Louis Armstrong International Airport

Arrival Airport- New Orleans, La

Departure Airport-New Orleans, La

PAYMENTS, DEADLINES AND CANCELLATIONS

Deadline for final payments for this tour is March 17, 2021 (90 Days prior to tour start date)

All payments must be paid in full by this date or the tour will be considered cancelled by the guest and cancellation policies will apply. Payments can be made by phone or by mail.

Payment Options and Deposits:

  • A deposit is required for all active tours

  • You can secure your tour with a deposit up until 90 days prior to tour date ,after the deadline date the full tour price is required

  • We accept Visa, Mastercard, Amex and Discover credit/cards, money orders,cashiers check and personal checks

How to pay

While filling out your booking form you will choose one of the following options:

  1. By Phone - Once you have submitted the booking form a representative will contact you by phone and go over the itinerary and securely process your payment by credit card or debit card.

  2. By Mail - After submitting the booking form,you will receive a invoice by email. We accept personal checks and money orders. You have 14 days to get your payment in when choosing this option.Your booking is not complete until payment is received and cleared by the bank.

Send all checks and money orders to:

Breezy Backpack Travel 

P.O. Box 822

Millington, Tn 38083

Make all checks and money orders payable to:

Breezy Backpack Travel 

Cancellation Deadlines and Policies:

  • Due to Covid-19 our cancellation policies have changed.

 

NEW CANCELLATION POLICIES:

  • Up to 72 hours prior to tour departure - Full 100% refund including deposit.

  • 72 hours or Less prior to tour start date - Deposit is retained and 50% of the total paid to the tour.

  • Tours are booked until full, If you are booking 90 days or less, prior to the tour start date full payment is required.

TRANSPORTATION

During the tour we will be traveling by mini coach van and trolley.

PASSPORTS/VISAS

A passport is needed whenever traveling into and outside of The United States. Passports are not needed for domestic U.S. flights, if you are traveling from outside the U.S. you will need a passport for this tour.

Visit Travel.State.Gov for passport and Visa information.

MONEY

The amount of spending money you have is completely up to you. We recommend that you set aside a daily allowance for each day of the tour that includes meals not listed, personal expenses, drinks, snacks, shopping ect. The meals included are noted each day in the itinerary above.Room service is not included in the price of the tour.

 

We recommend that you notify your bank and credit card company to let them know you will be out of town to prevent a possible freeze on your account. 

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Life happens and sometimes plans are altered. Travel insurance can protect you from delays, cancellations, theft of property, medical emergencies and damages.Travel insurance is optional but highly recommended. In order to protect your travel investment we recommend purchasing travel protection.Travel Guard is a respected company that offers great deals on insurance and can help you decide which policies are right for you and your trip, Here is a link to check them out Travel Guard. Travel Guard is only a suggestion and you may choose the travel company of your choice.

ROOM ASSIGNMENTS

30 days prior to the tour you will receive your roommate assignment, tour director phone number/email, itinerary and final tour details through via the email you have on file.

GROUP SIZE AN AGE

Maximum 14 Guests 

Women only, ages 21 and Up (must be 21 at date of departure)

 USEFUL LINKS

 

BREEZY BACKPACK TRAVEL

P.O. Box 822

Millington, TN. 38083

thebreezybackpack@gmail.com

(866) 925-1030

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