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Date: October 31 - November 9, 2018
Please contact Betty Graham if you would like to be put on a wait list for this trip.
firstname.lastname@example.org or 469-644-6374
Price: Basic Trip including air $4,390.00
**Price change due to increase in air cost**
Trip Leader: Betty Graham
Trip Highlights: 1 Night in Santiago
2 Nights in Torres De Paine National Park
2 Nights in El Calafate
2 Nights in Buenos Aires
Trip Includes: Accommodations at superior hotels for 7 nights
16 Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, and 5 Dinners
Comprehensive sightseeing as per itinerary below
Ground transportation to and from all included activities
Tour director throughout
Experienced, English-speaking tour guides
1 large checked luggage (44 lbs or less) and one small carry on
Porterage at hotels and airports
Upon a morning arrival, you will begin your city tour of Santiago. You will see all the highlights: The Alameda, Cousino Palace, Central Market and a visit to the San Cristobal Hill. The next morning you will fly to Punta Arenas, the city at the end of the world and is the main harbor of the Straights of Magellan. This trip includes Torres Del Paine National Park, El Calafate, Perito Moreno Glaciers and so much more! It one adventure after another.
Deposit: $200 due upon registration
First Payment Due: May 15 - $1500
Second Payment Due: July 1 -$1500
Third & final Payment Due: August 1 Balance of Trip
**If you are going to Easter Island and/or Mendoza you might want to make bigger payments
so you final payment isn't huge!
Pre-Trip to Easter Island: Departs TX on Oct. 28, arrive Oct 29, Fly from Easter Island to Santiago Nov 1 and begin the main tour.
Price: $2,565 (including air) Price based on a minimum of 10 travelers
**Price subject to change depending on air cost**
Price based on a minimum of 10 travelers
Santiago City Tour Highlights:
The Alameda, Cousino Palace, Central Market San Cristobal Hill
Drive the South Coast see Ahus Vaihu
Rano Raraku & Ahu Tongariki
Beach of Anakena
Upon arriving in Santiago we will embark on a guided city tour of Santiago. Highlights: The Alameda, Cousino Palace, Central Market, and a visit to San Cristobal Hill. The second day we will travel the south coast and see Ahu Vaihu in the bay of Hanga Te'e and Akahanga, Then proceed to Tano Raraku and continue on to Ahu Tongariki and the adventure goes on and on. . .
Post-Trip to Mendoza: Nov. 8 - Nov. 10, 2018
Price: $1210 (including air) Price based on aminimum of 15 travelers
**Price subject to change depending on air cost**
The land of sunshine and good wine
Guided Tour of Mendoza
Visit Pedro del Castillo Square
Ruins of San Francisco
After a short flight from Buenos Aires we will be in the land of sunshine and good wine! Colonized by the Spanish four centuries ago, Mendoza is a green city within a desert.
Payment Schedule same as the basic trip, payments are based on the total amount of your trips.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 to Friday, November 9, 2018
Cancellations made after deposit paid and prior to the first scheduled payment due date will result in a $50 administrative cancellation fee.
Any cancellation made after the first scheduled payment due date will result in the loss of all moneys paid UNLESS: 1) a wait list exists, and a “gender specific” replacement can accommodate the cancellation; 2) a wait list does not exist, and the canceling party can provide an appropriate “gender specific” replacement; or 3) the trip leader receives and signs up a “gender specific” participant to replace the canceled participant after having received his/her notice to cancel. If a replacement is obtained, an administrative cancellation fee of $100 AND the cost of an “airline ticket name change” (if one required) will be deducted from any refund to the canceled participant. When a wait list is in effect, substitutions of one’s own reservation is prohibited.
Note: The afore stated policy remains in effect when a cancellation is made as a result of a medical or family death situation which prohibits the attendance of the trip participant. Trip participants are encouraged to subscribe to a Trip Cancellation Insurance to ensure reimbursement for such situations. Reimbursement for such cancellation is between the Insurance Company and the insured and not the DSC. Work related cancellations are not generally accommodated by Trip Cancellation Insurance.
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