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.

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ITINERARY AT A GLANCE

DAY ONE
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
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
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
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
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
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
  • Round Trip Deluxe Motor Coach with washroom, TV& DVD options
  • Tour Director & Professional Driver
  • 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
  • All Services Charges
STANDARD BERMUDA ROOM
DOUBLE
$4,099

TAX INCL.
TRIPLE
$3,449

TAX INCL.
QUAD
$3,099

TAX INCL.
SINGLE
$6,399

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POOLSIDE NASSAU ROOM
DOUBLE
$4,399

TAX INCL.
TRIPLE
$3,619

TAX INCL.
QUAD
$3,249

TAX INCL.
SINGLE
$6,899

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GULF FRONT LANAI OR GRENADA ROOM
DOUBLE
$4,629

TAX INCL.
TRIPLE
$3,799

TAX INCL.
QUAD
$3,399

TAX INCL.
SINGLE
$7,399

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GULF FRONT SUITE ANTIGUA OR CAYMAN ROOM
DOUBLE
$5,049

TAX INCL.
TRIPLE
$4,099

TAX INCL.
QUAD
$3,599

TAX INCL.
SINGLE
$8,199

TAX INCL.
Occupancy: Double (2 to a room) Triple (3 to a room) Quad (4 to a room) Single (1 to a room)
Price is listed per person including tax.
  • A deposit of $100 is required at the time of booking.
  • Balance is due 60 days prior to departure.
  • Refunds are not available within 60 days of travel
Promo codes applicable until November 7, 2017
$200 OFF for Single Occupancy use 17STPETES1
$400 OFF for Double Occupancy use 17STPETES2
$600 OFF for Triple Occupancy use 17STPETES3
$800 OFF for Quad Occupancy use 17STPETES4

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DEPARTURES

6:30 am Depart Belleville Maple Leaf Office at 81 Millennium Parkway (parking)
7:00 am Depart Napanee Flying J Northeast Corner of the Parking Lot
8:00 am Depart Depart Kingston Shrine Club 3260 Princess Street (parking)
8:15 am Depart Gananoque HWY#2 Carpool Lot
8:30 am Depart 1000 Islands Bridge
6:30 am Depart Ottawa Robbies Restaurant 1531 St Laurent Blvd (parking)
6:55 am Depart Ottawa All Saints Lutheran Church 1061 Pinecrest Rd (parking)
7:25 am Depart Kemptville Stinson’s Gas Bar HWY 43
8:00 am Depart Brockville Food Basics

*Temporary overnight parking is offered at the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority as a courtesy for individuals with special circumstances. The Thousand Islands Bridge Authority is not responsible and assumes no liability for theft of or damage to any vehicle or its contents while located on its property. Completion of this form shall not be construed as waiving compliance with any parking law, regulation or ordinance. Vehicles parked beyond the indicated departure date may be subject to towing.

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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

TRAVEL INSURANCE
Cancellation & Medical Insurance is strongly recommended for overnight tours and out of country travel. Travel Insurance is available for purchase through Maple Leaf Tours.
  • 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
  • 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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