San Francisco Food And Wine Tour

$2219 DOUBLE

5 DAYS

10 PEOPLE

Aug 24-28,2020

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 5 Breakfasts | 2 Lunches | 2 Dinner's
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 OVERVIEW  
Join us as we explore San Francisco. Soak in the vibrant culture in this one of kind destination. See the beauty of the bay, spend a day visiting Napa Valley and Sonoma on a wine tasting tour, stroll on pier 39 and visit Fisherman's Wharf, take a tour at the iconic Alcatraz Prison, taste some of San Francisco's finest foods, see he Golden Gate Bridge, and ride down the famous hill in a streetcar. San Francisco is a must on anyone's bucket list.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Travel with a group of women that share the same travel interest
  • Enjoy the art and culture of this unique city
  • Stay steps from Union Square
  • Savor the taste of San Francisco's finest wines and food
  • Stroll on the famous Pier 39
  • Ride on the legendary streetcars
  • Visit Fisherman's Wharf and San Francisco Bay
  • Tour Alcatraz and take a ferry ride on the bay
  • Make new friends and memories 

 
 WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 4 night stay - Union Square

  • Carefully planned Itinerary

  • Tour Director to Assist You

  • Activities as listed

  • Roundtrip Airport Transfers

  • Transportation to activities listed

  • Napa Valley & Sonoma Wine Tour

  • Alcatraz Entrance & Audio Tour

  • Ferry Building & Farmers Market Food Tour

  • 3-Day Cable Car Pass

  • Fisherman's Wharf Pier 39

  • Tips for local guides and waiters/waitresses

  • 5 Hotel Provided Breakfasts

  • 2 Lunch

  • 2 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 

 
 

ACCOMMODATIONS

Westin St. Francis - Union Square

Hotel features:

  • Smoke-Free Rooms

  • WiFi

  • Daily Breakfast

  • Great Location in the City Center near Union Square

  • Near cable/streetcars

Hotel Information:

335 Powell St. San Francisco, CA 94102 (415)774-0124

Westinstfrancis.com

Check-In 4:00 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 SCHEDUE
Pre-Night Sunday Aug. 23,2020
Hotel stay at Westin St.Francis Union Square. Rest up or explore the city before meeting with the group tomorrow.

DAY 1, Monday Aug. 24,2020

Today, we arrive at San Francisco! Settle into your room and later the group will have a meet and greet at 6:00pm, then head out for a dinner together.
Meals Included: Breakfast,Dinner

DAY 2, Tuesday Aug 25, 2020

After breakfast, we will take a  streetcar to Fisherman's Wharf. There, we will dive in and taste some of San Francisco's delicious food at The Ferry Building and Farmer's Market. The Ferry building was built in the late 19th century and houses some of San Francisco's finest chefs. We will sample foods from the locals and get a taste of the culture.
 
After the tour we will head to pier 33 to catch the ferry and visit the legendary Alcatraz, former prison and now National Park. Alcatraz housed criminals like Al Capone and Gun Kelly and it is the most visited spot in San Francisco today. While on board the ferry take in the views of The Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge. We will have lunch and check out more of Fisherman's Wharf and the famous pier 39. Tonight, dinner is your choice, there are so many delicious foods to try and your tour director will have an array of options if you cannot decide.
Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3, Wednesday Aug. 26, 2020

Today, we will get an early start and spend the day exploring Napa Valley and Sonoma wine country with a local guide. We'll learn the history of wine making and culture of the locals as we taste some of the best wines in the area. Take in the beautiful rolling hills of Sonoma and stop at the family-run Nicholson Ranch Winery in the foothills of Sonoma. While taking in the breathtaking views of the vineyards, you'll be sipping Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.
 
Then it's on to the world-famous Napa Valley and have a tour and tasting at beautiful The Madonna Estate. We will have lunch at Sonoma Square Plaza, one of the largest plazas in California. after lunch, it's time fore more wine.
 
Our next stop is Sutter Home, in the 1800's it was the most recognized winery in America.Tonight dinner is yours to choose. Union Square has a variety of restaurants to check out near our hotel.
Meals Included:Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4, Thursday Aug. 27, 2020

This morning is yours to decide.There are an endless array of things to do on your free time from taking in the sites by cable car, exploring Union Square, take a whale watching cruise, check out the museums, visit the park or Chinatown. There are a variety of things to so and see in San Francisco, if your undecided your tour director will have many options to help you decide. Later this evening we will meet at the hotel around 6:00 pm and head out for our final  dinner together.
Meals Included:Breakfast,Dinner

Day 5, Friday Aug. 28, 2020

Time to say a bitter farewell and leave San Francisco behind.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 Aug 24, 2020 and ends Aug 28, 2020

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 $2219. 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 $520

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 $1048

 

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 July 24, 2020).

  • 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 August in San Francisco is  60's-70's during the day and in the 50's-60'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:

  • SFO - San Francisco International Airport

Arrival Airport- San Francisco, Ca

Departure Airport-San Francisco, Ca

PAYMENTS, DEADLINES AND CANCELLATIONS

Deadline for final payments for this tour is May 24, 2020 (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. 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:

  • Guests have 90 Days prior to tour start date to cancel with a full refund after booking form is submitted.

  • Cancellations must be in writing. 

 

LAND TOURS

  • 91 and up - Full 100% refund including deposit.

  • 90 Days or Less prior to tour start date - Deposit is retained and 30% of the total paid to the tour.

OCEAN/RIVER TOURS

  • 121 and up - Full 100% refund including deposit.

  • 120 Days or Less prior to tour start date - Deposit is retained and 30% 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 and non-refundable.

TRANSPORTATION

During the tour we will be traveling by mini coach and cable/street cars

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 email.

GROUP SIZE AND AGE

Maximum 10 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

Office Open Mon-Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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