Florida Month Long – Guaranteed Departure!

  • Location
    St. Petersburg, FL
  • Date
    February 5 - March 4, 2018
  • Price
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OverviewItineraryPricingDeparturesHotel & ExcursionsBefore You Go

OVERVIEW

The white sandy shores are alluring, the tropical flora and fauna are enticing and the treasures of the sea are enticing. Here you’ll discover dolphins, manatees, tropical fish, loggerhead turtles and much more. Together they are the ingredients for nothing less than a tropical paradise. Whether you’re looking for a secluded getaway or an action packed adventure, from pristine white sand and hidden beaches to those perfect for swimming and people watching, Florida has world-renowned beaches for everyone.

florida signDAY 1: WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA
DAY 2: SANTEE, SOUTH CAROLINA
DAY 3 – 25: ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA
DAY 26: SANTEE, SOUTH CAROLINA

DAY 27: WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA
DAY 28: HOME SWEET HOME

 

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ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

 
DAY ONE: Mon, Feb 5Click here to see full itinerary

8:00 am Depart Kingston Shrine Club 3260 Princess St. (Parking). We will make a brief comfort stop at the Duty Free & US Customs. We leave Ontario this morning, cross the border and arrive at our first overnight stay at the Fairfield Inn, Winchester, VA.
Hotel: Fairfeild Inn (540) 665-8881

DAY TWO: Tues, Feb 6

7:00 am Enjoy an included breakfast at our hotel before we travel through east coast states to our second overnight stay at the Best Western, Santee, SC (803-854-3089).
Hotel: The Best Western (803) 854-3089
Meals: Breakfast 

DAY THREE – TWENTY FIVE: Wed, Feb 7 – Thurs, Mar 1

7:00 am Enjoy an included breakfast at our hotel before we journey though SC and GA and stop at the Welcome Center in Florida for a cold drink of orange or grapefruit juice. We will arrive in St. Pete’s Beach where we will enjoy the next 23 nights on the wonderful Gulf of Mexico beaches at The Alden Resort! You will enjoy the following inclusions: The Ed Fletcher Dinner Theatre, a Blue Jays game, 1 Maple Leaf BBQ, 1 farewell dinner and 3 Alden Beach Resort appreciation evenings. There will be lots of optional excursions to entertain you as well (some of these excursions may have an additional charge): John and Mable Ringling Museum followed by Der Dutchman Amish Kitchen, Big Cat Rescue, Strawberry Festival, Spinners Restaurant for lunch, Corey Avenue Sunday Market by trolley with Tour Director, Red Barn Flea Market, Ellenton Outlet and Anna Maria Oyster Bar, Tampa Bay Horse Race, Wagon Wheel Flea Market, Seminole City Centre, Largo Mall, Calypso Lunch Cruise out of Clearwater, Matinee Derby Lane Dog Races, Sunken Gardens, Busch Gardens. We’ll have something to keep you busy, along with plenty of time to relax and enjoy the sunshine! Regular trips will be made to the grocery store and shopping centres throughout your stay.
Hotel: The Alden Beach Resort (727) 360-7081
Meals: Breakfast, 1 Dinner Theatre, 1 BBQ, 1 Farewell Dinner 

DAY TWENTY SIX: Fri, Mar 2

8:00 am We say farwell to the sand and sun today as we begin our travel home and stay overnight at the Best Western, Santee, SC.
Hotel: The Best Western (803) 854-3089
Meals: Breakfast 

DAY TWENTY SEVEN: Sat, Mar 3
8:00 am Enjoy an included breakfast at our hotel before we continue our journey home with an overnight stop at the Fairfield Inn, Winchester, VA.
Hotel: Fairfeild Inn (540) 665-8881
Meals: Breakfast 

DAY TWENTY EIGHT: Sun, Mar 4
8:00 am Enjoy an included breakfast at our hotel before we head towards home sweet home! After a stop at Duty Free and Canadian Customs we will return home with thoughts of returning again to the Sunny South next year!
Meals: Breakfast

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PRICING

EARLY BOOKING BONUS $200 OFF PER PERSON IF PAID IN FULL BY NOV 7, 2017

 TOUR INCLUSIONS
STANDARD BERMUDA ROOM
POOLSIDE NASSAU
ROOM
GULF FRONT LANAI/
GRENADA ROOM
GULF FRONT SUITE ANTIGUA/
CAYMAN ROOM
 

  • Deluxe round trip motor coach transportation with washroom, TV & DVD
  • 4 nights’ hotel accommodation en route to and from Florida, with daily breakfast
  • 23 nights’ hotel accommodation at The Alden Beach Resort
  • Ed Fletcher Dinner Theatre, Blue Jays game, 1 Maple Leaf BBQ, 1 farewell dinner and 3 appreciation parties
  • Included and optional visits *Some of these excursions may have additional fees
  • Luggage handling for 1 piece of luggage
  • Services of a Tour Host & Professional Driver
  • All service charges and gratuities except for Coach Driver and Tour Director

$4,099
Each for Double
(2 to a room)

$4,399  
Each for
Double
(2 to a room)

$4,629
Each for Double
(2 to a
room)

$5,049
Each for
Double
(2 to a
room)

$3,449
Each for Triple
(3 to a room)

$3,619
Each for Triple
(3 to a room)

$3,799
Each for 
Triple
(3 to a
room)

$4,099
Each for
 Triple
(3 to a
room)

$3,099
Each for Quad
(4 to a room)

$3,249
Each for Quad
(4 to a room)

$3,399
Each for 
Quad
(4 to a
room)

$3,599
Each for 
Quad
(4 to a
room)

$6,399
For a
Single
(1 to a room)

$6,899
For a Single
(1 to a room)

$7,399
For a
Single
(1 to a
room)

$8,199
For a Single
(1 to a
room)

      • A deposit of $100 is required at the time of booking.
      • Balance is due 60 days prior to departure.
      • Early booking bonus of $200 off applies to bookings paid in full November 7, 2017
      • Refunds are not available within 60 days of travel

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DEPARTURES

6:30 am Ottawa Robbies Italian Restaurant 1531 St. Laurent BLVD. (Parking)
6:35 am Ottawa St. Laurent Shopping Center infront of East Side Marios
6:50 am Ottawa Walmart on Baseline Rd by outdoor glass shelter
6:55 am Ottawa All Saints Lutheran Church 1061 Pincrest Rd.(Parking)
7:25 am Kemptville Stinsons Gas bar on HWY#43
8:00 am Brockville Food Basics
6:30 am Belleville Maple Leaf Office 81 Millennium Parkway (Parking)
7:00 am Napanee Flying J, NE corner of lot

8:00am Kingston Shrine Club 3260 Princess St. (Parking)
8:15 am Gananoque carpool lot, HWY #2.

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HOTEL

Fairfield Inn: WinchesterFairfield Inn: Winchester, Virginia (540) 665-8881
Off Interstate 81, this straightforward hotel is less than a mile from Shenandoah University and 4 miles from the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley. Unassuming rooms offer free Wi-Fi, desks, and flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels, plus coffeemakers, minifridges and microwaves. Studios add sitting areas with pull-out sofas, and suites have separate living rooms. Hot breakfast and parking are complimentary. There’s also an indoor pool and an exercise room, as well as a 24/7 convenience store, a BBQ area and a coin-operated laundry.

best westernBest Western: Santee, South Carolina (803) 854-3089

This straightforward hotel is a 3-minute walk from Lake Marion Golf Course and 2.9 miles from Lake Marion Resort and Marina. The relaxed rooms offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, plus minifridges and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms add whirlpool tubs. Free perks include hot buffet breakfast and parking. There’s also a steak restaurant with a bar, a seasonal outdoor pool, plus fitness and business centers.

the aldenThe Alden Beach Resort: St. Petersburg, Florida 1 (800) 237-2530
The Resort is nestled on 5 lush acres overlooking the magnificent Gulf of Mexico. It is surrounded by restaurants, shops, and sporting, cultural and sightseeing activities on Florida’s sparkling west coast. Amenities at the hotel include; Two Heated Pools, One Whirlpool Spa, shuffleboard, Cabana Beach Bar, Cookout deck with gas grills, Free Daily Newspaper, Grab and Go Gift Shop. During our stay there will be 3 guest appreciation parties from 2-4 pm, where you can enjoy two complimentary drinks of beer or wine, as well as a buffet and giveaways. Room amenities include cookware, dishes and utensils, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, blow dryer, remote controlled TV and telephone/data port, Free HBO, and High Speed Wireless Internet access available for a nominal fee. Located 1 km south is the Dolphin Village Shopping Centre which includes Publix supermarket, Banks, Chick-fil-A Restaurant, Dollar Tree, Dolphin Landing Boat Rides, Hertz Rent a Car, Liquor/Beer store, Japanese Restaurant, CVS Pharmacy, Dolphin Village Salon, Tiparo’s Thai Restaurant and many, many more wonderful boutiques.

STANDARD BERMUDA ROOMS:
Open concept 1 bedroom with king bed, courtyard view and patio with kitchenette under the counter refrigerator, range/oven, microwave, toaster & coffee maker.

 

nassau roomPOOLSIDE NASSAU ROOMS:
Has a separate room with 2 queen beds, courtyard view, private balcony, full kitchen with a large refrigerator, range/oven, microwave, dishwasher, toaster & coffee maker.

 

LANAIGULF FRONT LANAI ROOMS:
Has separate room with 2 double beds, beachfront view, kitchenette with under the counter refrigerator, range, microwave, toaster, coffee maker and a full size balcony.

GULF FRONT GRENADA ROOMS:
Has separate room with 2 double beds, beachfront view, kitchenette with under the counter refrigerator, range, microwave, toaster, coffee maker and a 1/2 size balcony.

ANTIGUAGULF FRONT ANTIGUA SUITES:
Has separate room with 1 king bed, a beachfront view, kitchenette with under the counter refrigerator, range, microwave, toaster, coffee maker and a full size balcony.

GULF FRONT CAYMAN SUITES:
Has separate room with 2 queen beds, a beachfront view, kitchenette with under the counter refrigerator, range, microwave, toaster, coffee maker and a full size balcony.

*NOTE: AT THE ALDEN BEACH RESORT ALL ROOM TYPES HAVE A PULL-OUT SOFA.

EXCURSIONS

Included Excursions:
Ed Fletcher Dinner Theatre
Blue Jays Game

Optional Excursions (some additional charges may apply):
John & Mable Ringling Museum
Der Dutchman Amish Kitchen
Big Cat Rescue
Strawberry Festival
Red Barn Flea Market
Anna Maria Oyster Bar
Tampa Bay Horse Races
Wagon Wheel Flea Market
Seminole City Centre
Largo Mall
Calypso Cruise Out of Clearwater
Marinee Derby Lane Dog Races
Sunken Gardens
Busch Gardens

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BEFORE YOU GO

      • Two bags are required per person, 1 small bag for on route stays and 1 large bag for final destination
      • Please keep all medication with your person not in luggage
      • Must have valid passport to cross into the United States
      • Cancellation and Medical insurance is not covered in your package but is strongly recommended for out of province travel
      • Manulife Travel Insurance is available through Maple Leaf, please call to inquire today!
      • There are regular stops made for comfort breaks
      • Tipping for tour director and driver is voluntary depending on quality of service
      • For the comfort of fellow traveler’s, kindly refrain from using scented products
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