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Philadelphia Flower Show
March 3-4, 2019

Philadelphia Flower Show<br />March 3-4, 2019
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The Connecticut Horticultural Society presents the Philadelphia Flower Show - Sunday and Monday, March 3 - 4, 2019! It promises to be a memorable tour featuring:
  • Welcome Dinner Cruise on Spirit of Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia Flower Show - "Flower Power"

Day 1:Depart aboard our deluxe motorcoach for the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia and the 190th PENNSYLVANIA HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY FLOWER SHOW. PHS is proud to announce that the FTD WORLD CUP 2019 floral design competition will take place at the Flower Show. This once-in-a-lifetime experience combines breathtaking talent with floral perfection. This afternoon we will get to see part of the semi-final round of this spectacular competition. Overnight accommodations at the HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS MIDTOWN located in the heart of downtown Philadelphia. WELCOME DINNER CRUISE marks our arrival. Cruise in style aboard the ‘Spirit of Philadelphia’ to enjoy incredible skyline views. It’s time to see the city from a different perspective—the water!

Day 2: We’re off to the fabulous PHILADELPHIA FLOWER SHOW - “FLOWER POWER”. A single flower has the power to convey some of the strongest human emotions. Flower Power…The Power of Flowers! will pay tribute to the enormous impact of flowers on our lives. From the first blooms of spring in your home garden to the expansive fields that fuel whole economies, flowers influence how we feel, think and act in small and global ways. Witness history while experiencing the world’s most prestigious horticultural event. The Philadelphia Flower Show is America’s largest horticultural event, which attracts 250,000 guests each year. Enjoy acres of gardens, thousands of displays, more than 180 shops in the Marketplace, interactive exhibits and more. We head for home with memories of our time at the fantastic Philadelphia Flower Show.

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DEPARTURE LOCATION: Emanuel Synagogue, 160 Mohegan Dr., West Hartford (Cars may be parked here for the duration of trip) 

$399/member - double
$479/member - single
Non-Members - add $50.00 per person

INCLUDES: Deluxe motorcoach, 1 night hotel accommodations, tax & baggage, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast, Flower Show Admission, sightseeing per itinerary, driver gratuity, $25 donation to CHS, escorted by Brett Isaacson

CANCELLATION POLICY: If a passenger cancels after deposit and before January 12, 2019, fee of $75 pp; no refunds if cancelled after January 12, 2019 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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I have read the cancellation policy and agree to the terms and I'm aware that trip protection insurance is available

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