ALBUQUERQUE BALLOON FESTIVAL & NATIONAL PARKS plus LAS VEGAS

10/12/2018 - 10/19/2018

8-day JetTOUR from $1199 with $99 LOW-cost AIR!

52 GREAT TRIPS... So Much Included! LOW-cost Air from $99, Most Meals, Cancellation Travel Protection PLUS Cancel For ANY Reason, Escorted, MORE!

…One of 52 GREAT TRIPS

ALBUQUERQUE BALLOON FESTIVAL

& NATIONAL PARKS plus LAS VEGAS

 

 

 

Albuquerque ~ World Famous Albuquerque Balloon Festival including MASS ASCENSION & SPECIAL SHAPE RODEO GLOW WITH FIREWORKS ~ Petrified Forest National Park ~ Flagstaff ~ Grand Canyon National Park ~ Las Vegas  

Optional 5 Day Pre Tour Best of New Mexico

 

SO MUCH Is Included! ~ LOW-cost Air Add on Cities from just $99 ~ FREE Travel & Cancellation Travel Protection PLUS Cancel For ANY Reason option ~ FREE Meal Package ~ FREE Escorted Experience ~ And so much more!

 

8 Day ALBUQUERQUE BALLOON FESTIVAL & NATIONAL PARKS plus LAS VEGAS JetTOUR from just $1199. LOW-cost Air is available from Many USA cities!  This amazing trip is a 52 GREAT TRIPS EXCLUSIVE and SO MUCH is Included! You will fly (LOW-COST AIR) to Albuquerque (and return from Las Vegas). Your leisurely paced CruiseTOUR features your comprehensive Trip Cancellation & Interruption Travel Protection with an option for Cancel For ANY Reason (FREE TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN) and already free to make this a worry-free vacation. All Transfers are included (FREE TRANSFERS) in New Mexico, Arizona & Nevada.  

 

Enjoy an exciting 8 Day tour of the American West. Best of all no need to worry about planning meals as you enjoy Breakfast & Dinner daily (FREE MEAL PACKAGE) while in the West.  Your comprehensive sightseeing will include TWO visits to the Albuquerque Balloon Festival for the morning MASS ASCENSION and then the evening SPECIAL SHAPE RODEO GLOW & FIREWORKS.  Also enjoy visits to Petrified Forest National Park and Grand Canyon National Park. Of course enjoy all the glitter and excitement of Las Vegas.. You can even add an optional 5-day pre tour of THE BEST OF NEW MEXICO that will enjoy 2 nights in world famous TAOS and 2 nights in SANTA FE. This is the ONLY 2018 departure so we recommend you act fast!
 

 ITINERARY........................................................................
 

TRIP ITINERARY: Departs October 12, 2018

 

Day 1 | LOW-cost Air USA to Albuquerque

 

Fly from Select USA cities to Albuquerque (other cities on request).  Upon arrival FREE TRANSFERS are included from the airport to your hotel. Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Albuquerque hotel, Holiday Inn Sunport (or similar). You may upgrade to the deluxe (4 star) Doubletree by Hilton (or similar). Tonight, enjoy dinner in Albuquerque.

 

Day 2 | Albuquerque Special Shape Balloon Glow & Fireworks

 

Breakfast is included today.  Enjoy this amazing city before you are transported to the world famous balloon festival grounds.  You enjoy special admission for one of the world’s most photographed events. This afternoon and evening event allows you to enjoy hundreds of balloons.  Of special note are special shape balloons that will launch and illuminate in the night sky. Hundreds of balloons will launch. A highlight will be a special fireworks show.  Dinner is included at the festival grounds.

 

Day 3 | Albuquerque to Petrified Forest National Park & Flagstaff

 

Breakfast is included today.  Another amazing experience at the balloon festival park for what is called MASS ASCENSION.  This grand event is the launch of all balloons participating in the festival. This is the world’s largest single launch of balloons and is a site to behold.  Later we leave Albuquerque and head west towards Arizona. First stop will be a visit to the fascinating Petrified Forest National Park. Continue west to the resort community of Flagstaff.  Upon arrival you check into your first class (3 star) Holiday Inn Express (or similar). You may upgrade to the deluxe (4 star) Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort (or similar). Tonight, enjoy dinner in Flagstaff.

 

Day 4 | Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas

 

Breakfast is included today.  Today will be one of the scenic wonders of the trip as you head to the south rim of Grand Canyon National Park.  Grand Canyon is considered to be one of the most spectacular sights on earth and today you will understand why. Your travels today include breathtaking vistas of the desert as you cross into Nevada.  Your arrival in Las Vegas is always a treat to see. Upon arrival you check into the first class (3 star) Luxor Resort (or similar). You may upgrade to the deluxe (4 star) MGM Grand Resort. Tonight enjoy dinner in Las Vegas.

 

Day 5 | Las Vegas

 

Breakfast is included this morning.  You have a full day to enjoy this incredible entertainment mecca.  There are so many things to see and do. Dinner is included tonight.

 

Day 6 | Las Vegas

 

Breakfast is included this morning.  You have a full day to enjoy this incredible entertainment mecca.  There are so many things to see and do. Dinner is included tonight.

 

Day 7 | Las Vegas

 

Breakfast is included this morning.  You have a full day to enjoy this incredible entertainment mecca.  There are so many things to see and do. Dinner is included tonight.

 

Day 8 | Las Vegas and Fly to USA

 

Breakfast is included this morning.  Your unique journey to Albuquerque Balloon Festival & National Parks will come to an end today as you say goodbye to your Tour Escort and other travel companions.  You will be transferred to the Las Vegas Airport for your flight home with many wonderful memories of your Western trip.

 

Pre Tour - Best of New Mexico - Taos & Santa Fe

5 Days / 4 Nights – October 8 - 12, 2018

$699 Double, $949 Single, $649 3rd/4th    NOTE: all rates are per person.

(Upgrade to deluxe 4-star city center accommodations in Taos & Santa Fe for $199 Double, $398 Single, $149 3rd/4th   NOTE: all rates are per person).

 

Day 1 | Albuquerque to Santa Fe

Today you will fly to Albuquerque and then travel from Albuquerque to Santa Fe and check into the first class (3 star) Santa Fe Sage Hotel (or similar).  You may upgrade to the deluxe (4-star city center) El Dorado Hotel (or similar). Welcome to New Mexico’s most beautiful city.

 

Day 2 | Santa Fe Sightseeing

Today you enjoy a sightseeing excursion to explore Santa Fe.  This was a famous stopping point during the migration west for pioneers and settlers.  A mixture of spanish and western architecture, Santa Fe is a colorful city that will be a highlight of your trip to America’s west.  The balance of the day is free to enjoy.

 

Day 3 | Santa Fe to Taos

Enjoy a scenic trip along the famous Copper Trail north to Taos.  This is high country and you enjoy mountains and high desert scenery. Upon arrival check into the first class (3 star) hampton Inn (or similar).  You may upgrade to the deluxe (4-star city center) El Monte Resort (or similar). Welcome to this artistic center.

 

Day 4 | Taos Sightseeing

There is so much to see and do in Taos.  This mountain resort includes a large collection of unique galleries, shops and restaurants.  The history here is more than two centuries old and was part of the “wild west” expansion. Enjoy a tour of Taos and learn about that history and see the major sites.  The balance of the day is your to enjoy this resort community.

 

Day 5 | Taos to Albuquerque

Today your trip to the Best of New Mexico comes to an end as you enjoy a scenic ‘High Country’ trip to Albuquerque.  Upon arrival you check into your first class hotel and meet your Tour Manager and other Albuquerque Balloon Festival guests.

 

POLICIES (PRICING)........................................................................

 

JetTOUR RATES:

 

$1199 per person double

$1599 per person single

$1099 per person 3rd / 4th

All rates are per person based on double occupancy.

 

Rates are valid for: October 12, 2018 departure  

 

Rates were valid on April 5, 2018 and are subject to change

 

PAYMENTS: $500 PP deposit due upon booking. Final Payment due 120 days prior to departure. If there are any additional airfare charges they must be paid at time of deposit.

 

CANCELLATION PENALTIES: Deposit is non-refundable, 120 - 91 days prior 50%, 90 - 61 days prior 75%, Within 60 days 100%

 

INCLUSIONS........................................................................

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED & what’s not included…

 

SO MUCH IS INCLUDED! Just compare 52 Great Trips with the competition and find out all of the value you receive.  No wasted time, no tricks, no long planning and hassle-free travel.  We are passionate about this experience and that is why this looks different than anything you have ever seen before. 52 Great Trips has included all of the essential cost for your vacation so you can enjoy a worry-free experience.  (note: items of a personal nature like drinks, shopping, gratuities and the like are not included.)

 

LOW-COST AIRFARE AVAILABLE: See air chart below. You already know, that getting to the cruise or destination requires expensive travel arrangements.  LOW-cost Air is already offered in your 52 Great Trips price.  And that even includes your arrival and departure transfers.  Compare how much more it would cost you if you had to purchase air and transfers on your own. This saves you HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS! Upgrade to 52 PREMIUM AIR and you can select the number of stops, the times, the airlines, or any flight preferences at prevailing air supplements. This option is VERY HIGHLY recommended to get your EXACT flight preferences. Ask your agent for details.

 

Low-cost Air Add On:  add $99 for Denver, Los Angeles. Phoenix. add $149 for Sacramento, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco. add $199 for Portland OR, Salt Lake City, Seattle. add $249 for Austin, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Oklahoma City, San Antonio, St Louis. add $299 for Chicago, Orlando, New York, Philadelphia, Ft Lauderdale, Tampa. add $349 for Atlanta, Baltimore, Birmingham, Boston, Buffalo, Charlotte, Cleveland, Columbus OH, Detroit, Hartford, Indianapolis, Louisville, Milwaukee, Nashville, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Richmond, Washington. add $399 for Jacksonville, West Palm Beach. add $449 for Cincinnati, Memphis. NOTE: all rates are per person.

 

Transfers Are Available Even If You Don’t Participate in our Low-cost Air Program:  You may purchase round-trip transfers in Albuquerque and Las Vegas for just $49 per person.  You must provide your exact air schedule no later than 60 days prior to trip departure.

 

FIRST CLASS (3 Star) HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: 2 nights Albuquerque, 1 night Flagstaff, 4 nights Las Vegas are included. You may upgrade to deluxe (4 star) hotels for just $349 per person double, $398 per person single, $299 per person 3rd / 4th. NOTE: all rates are per person.

 

FREE MEAL PACKAGE: Most Meals including ALL Breakfasts, and ALL Dinners. The cost of meals while you are traveling is a substantial cost.  That is already included in your 52 GREAT TRIPS price.  Most meals are already planned for.  Compare how much more it would cost you if you had to purchase this FREE program already included. This saves you HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS! Meal package is not included on Pre & Post tours.

 

SIGHTSEEING as outlined in itinerary on the ITINERARY Tab. Every effort has been made to include all the “must see” attractions in each destination, yet provide time for individual exploration.

 

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:  There are some things that are not possible to include.  Items of a personal nature (like beverages, shopping, gratuities and the like) are NOT included in your price.  Also travel components (like currency conversion, air departures taxes departing a foreign country, local taxes and on-site resort fees in some some cities that can’t be prepaid, VISA’s, passport application, airline baggage fees and the like) are NOT included in your price.

 

PACKAGE DETAILS........................................................................

 

WHAT IS ’52 GREAT TRIPS’ ALL ABOUT…

SO MUCH IS INCLUDED! Just compare 52 Great Trips with the competition and find out all of the value you receive.  No wasted time, no tricks, no long planning and hassle-free travel.  We are passionate about this experience and that is why this looks different than anything you have ever seen before. 52 Great Trips has included all of the essential cost for your vacation so you can enjoy a worry-free experience.  (note: items of a personal nature like drinks, shopping, gratuities and the like are not included.)

 

FREE CANCELLATION & INTERRUPTION TRAVEL PROTECTION Plus CANCEL FOR ANY REASON TRAVEL PROTECTION SUPPLEMENT*: 52 Great Trips takes the worry out of travel because ALL of our guests already have Trip Cancellation & Interruption Travel Protection and is FREE. This is so critically important for your peace of mind for your vacation experience.  Cancel for Work-related Reasons (including loss of job)  trip protection FREE (up to the value of the trip cost including work-related reasons in addition to job loss). Cancellation trip protection FREE (up to the value of the trip cost).Travel interruption trip protection FREE (up to 150% of Trip Cost). Emergency medical and evacuation & Repatriation trip protection FREE (up to $250,000)..  Baggage & Personal Effects travel protection FREE (up to $1500).  Travel Delay travel protection FREE (up to $750). Missed connections travel protection FREE (up to $500).  Baggage delay travel protection FREE (up to $400). Non-medical Emergency Evacuation FREE (up to $150,000). Accident & Sickness Medical Expense travel protection FREE (up to $50,000). And more.  Compare how much more it would cost you if you had to purchase this free program already provided FREE. This saves you HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS!  (benefits include Worldwide Emergency Assistance.) See TRAVEL INSURED trip protection policy statement for exact details and benefit limits.) TRAVEL INSURED is one of America’s most respected Travel Insurance Providers and provides you peace of mind while traveling. Please see your Travel Protection Policy coverage limits and descriptions for complete details.  This document contains highlights of the travel protection plan. The plan contain insurance benefits underwritten by the United States Fire Insurance Company. The plans also contain non-insurance Travel Assistance Services that are provided by an independent organization.  Coverages may vary and not all coverage is available in all jurisdictions.

 

TRAVEL PROTECTION POLICY DETAILS:  Your FREE policy will include coverage of your total invoice for $1001 to $1500 per person.  If you purchase services that exceed this amount you can add to the travel protection amount with the following low-cost add on:

$1501 - $2000 per person $35 supplement

$2001 - $2500 per person $70 supplement    

$2501 - $3000 per person $105 supplement    

$3001 - $3500 per person $140 supplement  

$3501 - $4000 per person $175 supplement

$4001 - $4500 per person $210 supplement  

$4501 - $5000 per person $245 supplement  

 

CANCEL FOR ANY REASON TRAVEL PROTECTION*:  You may add at an additional cost optional CANCEL FOR ANY REASON TRAVEL PROTECTION. This gives you protection regardless of your reason for cancellation.  This addition provides coverage of 75% of the nonrefundable trip cost. Trip cancellation must be 48 hours or more prior to scheduled departure. CFAR must be purchased at the time of the plan purchase and within 14 days of your initial trip deposit.   Please see your Travel Protection Policy coverage limits and descriptions for complete details. *NOT available for residents of New York.  

Your CANCEL FOR ANY REASON policy will include coverage of your total invoice for $1001 to $1500 per person.If you purchase services that exceed this amount you can add to the travel protection amount with the following low-cost add on:

$1001 - $1500 per person $80 supplement

$1501 - $2000 per person $100 supplement

$2001 - $2500 per person $120 supplement    

$2501 - $3000 per person $140 supplement    

$3001 - $3500 per person $160 supplement  

$3501 - $4000 per person $180 supplement

$4001 - $4500 per person $200 supplement  

$4501 - $5000 per person $220 supplement  

 

52 GREAT TRIPS TOUR ESCORT, Tour Manager or Host: Having a local expert is of great value and with our travel experience you will have it.  Having an experienced local expert to ensure the smooth operation of the trip, answer your individual questions and be of assistance in the event of an emergency is of great value. Compare how much more it would cost if you had to purchase this free program already included. (see FAQ policy description for full details.)

 

GUESTS WORLDWIDE CAN PARTICIPATE: Airfare is available to Albuquerque and from Las Vegas from many USA and other gateways to participate in this trip.  We can provide hotel & transfers before or after the tour. Ask your 52 Great Trips agent for details.

 

LEISURELY PACED TRAVEL EXPERIENCES ARE ALREADY INCLUDED: While many trips shuttle their guest from destination to destination, the 52 Great Trips philosophy is to offer a more leisure paced tour to ensure an in-depth experience for our guest.  So many of our competitors have one-night stays and move your JETTour along too fast. With 52 Great Trips your travel experience will be a journey under the philosophy of taking your time.  Have the time to enjoy where you are visiting. Compare what they do versus this program already included.

 

FAQ........................................................................

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS. . .

 

Escort or Host: Either way you are going to get local knowledge on the destination you are visiting.  We provide a special 52 Great Trips Escort that travels with you on the included land portion of the trip when there is a minimum of 30 guests.  If there are less, then we provide a local host that provides that same experience. Either way, you are going to enjoy a personal and intimate experience with local experts of the region you are visiting. Optional Pre & Post tours are hosted.

 

FREE Meal Package: A core philosophy of 52 Great Trips is to be inclusive with meals.  This means providing Breakfast & Dinner daily on the tour portion of your tour. This will be provided as a planned meal or in some instances as a credit to allow you choice (depending on the convenience for our guests in the destination we are visiting).  Optional Pre & Post tours do not include meals to provide you the maximum amount of freedom of choice.

 

Travel Protection Program: 52 Great Trips is very unique in that your trip travel protection program is free.  Pre-existing condition is waived with your deposit. Your enrollment is automatic with participation in our group travel program.  The premium is included for the base cost of the Tour or CruiseTour. Your Travel Protection includes Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption, Travel Delay, Baggage & Personal Effects Coverage, Accident & Sickness Medical Expense Coverage, Emergency Evacuation & Repatriation Coverage, and world-wide assistance from Travel Insured.  See the trip protection plan policy for complete details of coverage. IF you would like to increase your trip protection coverage contact Travel Insured or your travel agent for exact details. 52 Great Trips HIGHLY recommends the addition of CANCEL FOR ANY REASON optional supplement.

 

What’s Not Included: There are some things that are not possible to include.  Items of a personal nature (like beverages, shopping, gratuities and the like) are NOT included in your price.  Also travel components (like currency conversion, air departures taxes departing a foreign country, local taxes and on-site resort fees in some some cities that can’t be prepaid, VISA’s, passport application, airline baggage fees and the like) are NOT included in your price.

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