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I've been a 10 plus year group leader with Friendship Tours & The Ship Shop and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them for day trips, overnights and cruises. We can always be sure that if the "Friendship Family" is involved it will be a organized, safe and enjoyable trip.
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1000 Islands - Alexandria Bay, NY
May 20-22, 2018 & June 6-8, 2018

1000 Islands - Alexandria Bay, NY<br>May 20-22, 2018 & June 6-8, 2018
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May 20-22, 2018 - Sold Out. Join us on our new date Wednesday through Friday, June 6th through the 8th, 2018 for the beautiful 1000 Islands in New York.

Day 1: Depart aboard a deluxe motorcoach for the heart of the 1000 Islands, Alexandria Bay, NY. Enjoy 2 nights accommodations at the RIVEREDGE RESORT, rising four floors above the majestic St. Lawrence Seaway and overlooking magnificent Boldt Castle. Welcome dinner marks our arrival.

Day 2: This morning we board our UNCLE SAM BOAT for a TWO NATION TOUR of the 1000 Islands. Our cruise offers historic and scenic wonders in both the AMERICAN and CANADIAN sections of the islands (No Passport Required). Hear the colorful history of the magnificent gilded age homes, landmarks such as Devils Oven, Sunken Rock Lighthouse and travel through passages where it seems you can almost reach out and touch the Islands. Visit magnificent BOLDT CASTLE, the grandest of all gilded age mansions. Take a glimpse into one of the most compelling love stories of George & Louise Boldt, millionaire proprietor of the world famous Waldorf Astoria Hotel in NYC. This afternoon enjoy a tour and tasting at the THOUSAND ISLANDS WINERY before heading out to dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 3: Visit the ANTIQUE BOAT MUSEUM, home of the finest collection of nautical memorabilia in America, for a tour that will let us see over 100 antique boats. Head for home with memories of our getaway on the St. Lawrence Seaway.

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Departure Locations:

New Britain / West Hartford, CT
Commuter Park & Ride Lot across from Target, Village Square Rd, near West Farms Mall

Manchester, CT
Park & Ride Commuter Lot, Buckland Street and Pleasant Valley

$519/person - double or triple
$639/person single
(based on 40-50)

To make reservations please call our office, 800-243-1630 / 860-243-1630
Deposit: $200 pp due with reservations
Final payment: April 25, 2018
When making reservations online, payment in full is required at the time of the booking.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If a passenger cancels from deposit to April 25, 2018 fee of $100 pp; April 26 to May 23, 2018 fee of $300 pp; no refunds if cancelled on May 24, 2018 or later unless a substitute is provided.

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Aon Affinity administers the NTA Travel Protection plan designed specifically for members of the National Tour Association. The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. Purchase of the plan within this time period also provides eligibility for the Financial Insolvency benefit. Traveling companions / roommates are required to take the same plan (Basic or Enhanced) in order to be properly covered. Premium is non-refundable once paid.

    Three ways to enroll:
  • Website: Tour Operator Location #076068. You can also view plan details on this site.
  • Call Aon 1-800-388-1470. Tour Operator Location #076068. Customer service agents can also answer questions about each plan.
  • Call Friendship Tours / The Ship Shop 860-243-1630 or 800-243-1630

Please review the NTA Protection Plan brochure carefully for details of coverage and call them at 1-800-388-1470 if you have any questions.

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