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Springtime in Washington, D.C. Trip

March 19-23, 2020

We are thrilled to once again offer this program to Washington, D.C. during the beautiful cherry blossom season! Planned especially for our Beyond Group Travel clients, we will visit the iconic landmarks in our nation’s capital with time to explore world class museums that preserve our nation’s history. We will also take a behind-the-scenes tour of the home of one of our founding fathers, George Washington.

Join us to experience The District like an insider with exclusive access generously provided by friends who live and work there. This view of our nation’s capital is not to be missed!

Photo Credits: Pixabay

Thursday

Meet your fellow travelers this evening for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Following the reception, board a private motor coach and be joined by a charismatic local guide who will lead the group on a twilight tour of several famous National Monuments and Federal Buildings illuminated at night. Enjoy several stops, including the World War II Memorial, honoring the 16 million who served in the armed forces of the U.S., and over 400,000 who died.


Friday

Today you will enjoy exclusive, private access on “The Hill”, with the assistance of friends who live and work there! View areas of the U.S. Capitol Building and the Library of Congress that few visitors have the opportunity to experience. Lunch will be provided in a special area of the Capitol.

Enjoy the evening at your leisure. Dinner is on your own this evening.


Saturday

This morning visit President Lincoln’s Cottage. This little-known cottage, on the grounds of the Soldiers’ Home, known today as the Armed Forces Retirement Home, is the most significant historic site directly associated with Lincoln’s presidency aside from the White House. During your private tour, you will experience Lincoln’s destiny and inspiration.

This evening, enjoy a private after-hours visit at Mount Vernon reserved exclusively for our guests. Step back in time to walk in George Washington’s footsteps during this personalized candlelight tour of his Mansion, with its stunning Potomac River views. Journey through the restored house as it would have looked back in 1799, including the rarely seen third floor. A private dinner will follow at a popular restaurant.


Sunday

Morning is at your leisure to visit the many sites of Washington, D.C. This afternoon, the group will have an opportunity to visit Arlington National Cemetery for a private guided tour. Pass among the burial sites of over 400,000 people who have been laid to rest since the 1860’s including Presidents, Supreme Court justices and countless military heroes. See the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the final resting place for Unknowns from World War I, World War II, and the Korean War, located at the Memorial Amphitheater.

Tonight, join your fellow travelers for cocktails and dinner at a popular local restaurant.


Monday

This morning, enjoy a private tour of the Diplomatic Reception Rooms of the U.S. Department of State. Unbeknownst to many visiting our nation’s capital, these rooms have some of the greatest mirrors of America’s remarkable cultural accomplishments in fine and decorative arts of the 18th and 19th centuries. Here, visiting dignitaries, heads of state, foreign ministers, as well as other distinguished guests have been entertained officially for over 100 years.

**Trip highlights subject to change based upon hotel and attraction availability.

Photo Credits: Pixabay


The Willard InterContinental Hotel

Located one block from the White House, The Willard InterContinental Hotel is internationally known as one of the best Washington, D.C. hotels. The Willard’s unique blend of contemporary luxury, historic charm, and sustainable hospitality subtly reflects the spirit of the city.

A landmark on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., The Willard is truly America’s hotel.

Photo Credits: The Willard InterContinental Hotel 

Package Includes*

  • Four-nights deluxe hotel accommodations
  • Welcome cocktail reception
  • Monuments by Moonlight tour
  • Private guided tours of the U.S. Capitol Building and Library of Congress with the
    assistance of friends who live and work there!
  • Exclusive after-hours evening tour of George Washington’s Mount Vernon with
    dinner following
  • Private guided tour of President Lincoln’s Cottage
  • Farewell cocktail reception and dinner
  • Private tour of the Diplomatic Reception rooms of the U.S. Department of State
  • Baggage handling for one bag per person at hotel
  • Transportation, taxes and gratuities on included package features
  • Trip managed and accompanied by a professional from Beyond Group Travel, Inc.

*Trip highlights subject to change based upon hotel and attraction availability.

Package Price - all rates per person

Double Occupancy

King Bed or Two Queen Beds

$2,499.00 per person

Single Occupancy

King Bed

$3,299.00 per person

Triple Occupancy

Based on 3 adults sharing one room

$2,289.00 per person

Child (17 & under)**

Sharing a room with 2 adults

$1,639.00 per person
** Mature children, age 10 and above, are recommended for this trip.

Optional Air Package

An optional air package is available from Houston, TX. Other cities available upon advance request.

Minimum of 10 passengers required per departure city.

Roundtrip transfers from airport to hotel
are included for those who purchase the air package.


Payments

Deposit - $750.00 per person

Final payment is due December 16, 2019.

Cancellation Dates

If cancellation is received between: Non-refundable amount per person:
9/3/19 and 10/17/19 $250.00
10/18/19 and 12/16/19 $750.00
12/17/19 and 3/19/20 NO REFUND

 

This is a moderate to active program requiring participants to be able to ascend stairs as well as walk during tours. Good mobility is required to best enjoy the experience of our nation’s capital.


 

Terms & Conditions

Beyond Group Travel Springtime in Washington, D.C. 2020 - Please read the following information and conditions carefully.

NOT INCLUDED: Airfare, and/or add-on air fare from connecting cities, meals, sightseeing, and transportation not mentioned under included features, personal and baggage insurance, checked baggage fees, and any items of a personal nature.
OPTIONAL AIR TRANSPORTATION: This package is based on a Group Air Fare. After tickets are issued, penalties of up to 100% may be levied if your reservations are changed or canceled. If connecting flights are requested, special promotional fares may be used, in which case penalties of as much as 100% may be assessed by the airlines if reservations are changed or canceled after ticketing. After departure, if the reservations are changed, you will be charged a revision fee and/or a higher fare. VARIATIONS TO THE GROUP ITINERARY MUST BE REQUESTED NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN FOR UNUSED HOTEL ROOMS, MEALS, SIGHTSEEING TRIPS, AND OTHER SERVICES NOT USED ONCE THE TOUR HAS BEGUN.

CANCELLATIONS:

If cancellation is received between: Non-refundable amount per person:
9/3/19 and 10/17/19 $250.00
10/18/19 and 12/16/19 $750.00
12/17/19 and 3/19/20 NO REFUND

 

TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE: Beyond Group Travel, Inc. strongly recommends “Trip Cancellation” insurance to protect you against non-refundable monies should you have to cancel for accident or medical reasons prior to or while on your trip. Beyond Group Travel will provide the registrant with insurance information upon receipt of the registration form and deposit. The receipt of the insurance application by the traveler will constitute the traveler’s acceptance or waiver of insurance coverage.

ACCIDENT & BAGGAGE INSURANCE: We recommend that you have adequate accident and baggage insurance. Beyond Group Travel, Inc. is not responsible for personal injury, accident or illness, or for loss, damage or theft of luggage or personal belongings. Additionally, airlines may impose checked baggage fees which are the responsibility of the traveler, and Beyond Group Travel, Inc. assumes no responsibility. These fees change regularly, and we recommend checking with your airline carrier prior to travel.
RESPONSIBILITY: Beyond Group Travel, Inc. acts only as agents for the suppliers of travel conveyance, transport, accommodation or other service and has no responsibility in whole or in part for any delays, delayed departure or arrival, missed carrier connections, loss, death, damage or injury to person or property or accident, mechanical defect, failure or negligence of any nature howsoever caused in connection with any accommodations, transportation or other services or for any substitution of hotels or of common carrier equipment, with or without notice, or for any additional expenses occasioned thereby. Further, the passenger participates in this tour at his/her own risk. Hiking, walking, use of various transportation and recreational vehicles, and other physical activity involve greater risk of physical injury than the activities which the passenger may participate in during daily life, and by taking part in those activities, the passenger incurs and assumes all risk that these activities present. RATES QUOTED ARE BASED ON TARIFFS AND EXCHANGE CURRENT AT THE TIME OF PRINTING AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGES THEREIN AT OR BEFORE THE TIME OF DEPARTURE. No revisions of the printed itinerary or its included features are anticipated; however, the right is reserved to make any changes, with or without notice, which might become necessary, with the mutual understanding that any additional expenses will be paid by the individual passenger. Package pricing is based on a minimum number of participants for trip to operate. Beyond Group Travel reserves the right to cancel program with a full refund of deposit when the number of participants is below the critical level. You will be informed of trip cancellation at least 2-3 months in advance. Baggage is at the owners risk throughout the trip, unless insured by the passenger. The right is retained to decline to accept or to retain any person as a member of this trip at any time, subject only to the requirement that the portion of the total amount paid which corresponds to the unused services and accommodations be refunded. If the entire program is canceled for any reason, participants shall have no claim other than for a full refund. By forwarding the deposit, the passenger certifies that he/she has no physical, mental or other condition or disability that would create a hazard for himself/herself or other passengers and accepts the terms of this contract. The airlines and other transportation companies concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, omission, or event; during the time passengers are not on board their conveyances. The tour staff is responsible for the group as a whole and will not be able to assist individuals extensively, either on a regular basis or in the case of serious illness or injury.

Traveler 1
Title:
Legal Name (as it appears on photo ID): First, Middle, Last
Preferred First Name:
Date of Birth: MM/DD/YYYY
Email:
Cell Phone: XXX-XXX-XXXX
Food Allergies or Intolerances:
Traveler 2
Title:
Legal Name (as it appears on photo ID): First, Middle, Last
Preferred First Name:
Date of Birth: MM/DD/YYYY
Email:
Cell Phone: XXX-XXX-XXXX
Food Allergies or Intolerances:
Traveler 3
Title:
Legal Name (as it appears on photo ID): First, Middle, Last
Preferred First Name:
Date of Birth: MM/DD/YYYY
Email:
Cell Phone: XXX-XXX-XXXX
Food Allergies or Intolerances:
Traveler 4
Title:
Legal Name (as it appears on photo ID): First, Middle, Last
Preferred First Name:
Date of Birth: MM/DD/YYYY
Email:
Cell Phone: XXX-XXX-XXXX
Food Allergies or Intolerances:

General Information
Home Phone: XXX-XXX-XXXX
Address:
City:
State:
Zip Code:

Emergency Contact
Emergency Contact Name:
Relationship:
Phone Number:

Accommodation
Occupancy:

Occupancy: Child must share a room with 2 adults
Room Type Preference: All rooms are non-smoking


Optional Air Package

Optional Air Package: Air Packages available from Houston, TX. Minimum of 10 passengers required per departure city. Other cities available upon advance request.

Departure City:

Terms & Conditions

Beyond Group Travel Springtime in Washington, D.C. 2020 - Please read the following information and conditions carefully.

This is a moderate to active program requiring participants to be able to ascend stairs as well as walk during tours. Good mobility is required to best enjoy the experience of our nation’s capital.

NOT INCLUDED: Airfare, and/or add-on air fare from connecting cities, meals, sightseeing, and transportation not mentioned under included features, personal and baggage insurance, checked baggage fees, and any items of a personal nature.
OPTIONAL AIR TRANSPORTATION: This package is based on a Group Air Fare. After tickets are issued, penalties of up to 100% may be levied if your reservations are changed or canceled. If connecting flights are requested, special promotional fares may be used, in which case penalties of as much as 100% may be assessed by the airlines if reservations are changed or canceled after ticketing. After departure, if the reservations are changed, you will be charged a revision fee and/or a higher fare. VARIATIONS TO THE GROUP ITINERARY MUST BE REQUESTED NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE. NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN FOR UNUSED HOTEL ROOMS, MEALS, SIGHTSEEING TRIPS, AND OTHER SERVICES NOT USED ONCE THE TOUR HAS BEGUN.

CANCELLATIONS:

If cancellation is received between: Non-refundable amount per person:
9/3/19 and 10/17/19 $250.00
10/18/19 and 12/16/19 $750.00
12/17/19 and 3/19/20 NO REFUND

 

TRIP CANCELLATION INSURANCE: Beyond Group Travel, Inc. strongly recommends “Trip Cancellation” insurance to protect you against non-refundable monies should you have to cancel for accident or medical reasons prior to or while on your trip. Beyond Group Travel will provide the registrant with insurance information upon receipt of the registration form and deposit. The receipt of the insurance application by the traveler will constitute the traveler’s acceptance or waiver of insurance coverage.

ACCIDENT & BAGGAGE INSURANCE: We recommend that you have adequate accident and baggage insurance. Beyond Group Travel, Inc. is not responsible for personal injury, accident or illness, or for loss, damage or theft of luggage or personal belongings. Additionally, airlines may impose checked baggage fees which are the responsibility of the traveler, and Beyond Group Travel, Inc. assumes no responsibility. These fees change regularly, and we recommend checking with your airline carrier prior to travel.
RESPONSIBILITY: Beyond Group Travel, Inc. acts only as agents for the suppliers of travel conveyance, transport, accommodation or other service and has no responsibility in whole or in part for any delays, delayed departure or arrival, missed carrier connections, loss, death, damage or injury to person or property or accident, mechanical defect, failure or negligence of any nature howsoever caused in connection with any accommodations, transportation or other services or for any substitution of hotels or of common carrier equipment, with or without notice, or for any additional expenses occasioned thereby. Further, the passenger participates in this tour at his/her own risk. Hiking, walking, use of various transportation and recreational vehicles, and other physical activity involve greater risk of physical injury than the activities which the passenger may participate in during daily life, and by taking part in those activities, the passenger incurs and assumes all risk that these activities present. RATES QUOTED ARE BASED ON TARIFFS AND EXCHANGE CURRENT AT THE TIME OF PRINTING AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGES THEREIN AT OR BEFORE THE TIME OF DEPARTURE. No revisions of the printed itinerary or its included features are anticipated; however, the right is reserved to make any changes, with or without notice, which might become necessary, with the mutual understanding that any additional expenses will be paid by the individual passenger. Package pricing is based on a minimum number of participants for trip to operate. Beyond Group Travel reserves the right to cancel program with a full refund of deposit when the number of participants is below the critical level. You will be informed of trip cancellation at least 2-3 months in advance. Baggage is at the owners risk throughout the trip, unless insured by the passenger. The right is retained to decline to accept or to retain any person as a member of this trip at any time, subject only to the requirement that the portion of the total amount paid which corresponds to the unused services and accommodations be refunded. If the entire program is canceled for any reason, participants shall have no claim other than for a full refund. By forwarding the deposit, the passenger certifies that he/she has no physical, mental or other condition or disability that would create a hazard for himself/herself or other passengers and accepts the terms of this contract. The airlines and other transportation companies concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, omission, or event; during the time passengers are not on board their conveyances. The tour staff is responsible for the group as a whole and will not be able to assist individuals extensively, either on a regular basis or in the case of serious illness or injury.

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Travelers Are Talking....

“Springtime in Washington D.C. is a trip I highly recommend. You get to visit all the highlights of the D.C. area with the ease of being dropped at the door with guides waiting to give you a private tour. This trip is well suited for the traveler that has more limited time constraints to travel. Beyond Group Travel is an awesome tour company.”

- Linda Morrison & Paul Mikula


“Never thought going to Washington D.C. would "move" me. It was powerful! So surprising.”

     -Thomas & Debra Halling


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