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Escorted - Southern Charm - Savannah & Tybee Island, GA & Beaufort, SC

Mar 27, 2023 - Apr 1, 2023

Experience the unique Southern charm and singular hospitality of America’s “Low Country” in South Carolina and Georgia. Our Escorted Savannah & Tybee Island, GA & Beaufort, SC trip will have us visit some of the best sights of the South!




6 Day(s) | 11 Meals


Highlights

  • Roundtrip motorcoach to Bradley Airport
  • Roundtrip Air Flights
  • Five (5) nights hotel accommodations
  • Transportation on tour in deluxe motorcoach
  • Historic Walking Tour of Beaufort
  • Meet Author, Rebecca Bruff who wrote 'Trouble The Water'
  • Savannah River Lunch Cruise
  • Guided Trolley Tour of Historic Savannah
  • Guided Tour of the Jepson Center
  • Day Tour to Tybee Island including the Pinpoint Heritage Center, Low Country Boil, Tybee Island Lighthouse
  • Tour of Historic Bonaventure Cemetery
  • 5 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • Friendship Tours Escort

Itinerary

Day 1

Motorcoach to Bradley Airport for our flights to Savannah, GA. We will head to beautiful Historic Beaufort, SC for two nights. Welcome Dinner tonight. (D)

Day 2

Today we have a fun day planned with a Walking History Tour. Learn about the 500-year history of Beaufort, ‘The Jewel of the South’ Learn about its place in the Revolutionary & Civil Wars, fires, hurricanes, movies filmed here and so much more. After lunch we will meet Author, Rebecca Bruff who wrote the novel ‘Trouble The Water’, she will teach us about Robert Smalls and his part in the history here. Dinner on own tonight. (B, L)

Day 3

Today we head to Savannah, GA for three nights. We will stop at the famous Jepson Center for a guided tour prior to our lunch sightseeing cruise aboard a paddle wheeler on the Savannah River. After we check in at our hotel and freshen up, we head to dinner tonight at a local favorite. (B, L, D)

Day 4

After breakfast today, we head off on a Guided Trolley Tour of Historic Savannah. Then, it’s your day to explore! The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy the Hop On/Hop off Trolley to visit places we saw on the tour. We meet back at the hotel to go to dinner tonight. (B, D)

Day 5

We have a very special treat today. A day to Tybee Island including an authentic private Low Country Boil lunch in a historic raised Tybee Cottage. Our day to Tybee includes a stop on the way at Pinpoint Heritage Center to experience the Gullah/Geechee culture firsthand. After lunch, we tour Tybee and stop at the Lighthouse & museum. Return to Savannah for the remainder of the evening on your own. (B, L)

Day 6

As all things, this tour, too must come to an end. After breakfast, we check out and make our last stop at the famous Bonaventure Cemetery. We tour this iconic cemetery that inspired the book ‘Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil’ and so many other writers, poets & more. Return to the airport for our return flight. Welcome home with fond memories of Beaufort & Savannah. (B)


Departure Locations

West Hartford/New Britain

Depart: TBA

Return: TBA

Commuter Lot across from Target, Village Square Rd & Hartford Rd., New Britain / West Hartford
Please park on the left side of the lot as you enter the driveway.

Manchester

Depart: TBA

Return: TBA

Manchester, Park & Ride Commuter Lot, Buckland Street & Pleasant Valley Road


Pricing

DOUBLE - PER PERSON

$2899

SINGLE - PER PERSON

$3549


Policies

Payment Policy

$500 per person deposit with reservation. Final payment by December 16, 2022.

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit date to December 16, 2022 the cancellation fee is $400 pp; December 17, 2022 to January 17, 2023 the cancellation fee is $1000 pp; no refunds if cancelled after January 17, 2023. All cancellation fees are plus any non-refundable airline fees.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage is strongly recommended. Friendship Tours offers Travel Protection insurance through 2 insurance providers: NTA Travel Protection Plan and Travel Insured International. Trip Protection offers coverage for Cancellation for covered medical reasons, Interruption, Emergency Medical, Travel Delay, & more.

The AON/NTA Travel Protection Plan offers 3 levels of insurance: Basic or Enhanced or Enhanced with Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR). The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within14 days of your deposit or initial payment. The Enhanced Plan with the add-on of CFAR must be purchased within 14 days of initial deposit. CFAR allows you to cancel for any reason up to 48 priors to departure and reimburses up to 75% of your nonrefundable trip cost.

To enroll: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068

OR call AON 1-800-388-1470.

Travel Insured International offers the Worldwide Trip Protection plan with the option to add upgrade benefits (available for additional cost) including CFAR when purchased within 21 days of your initial deposit. Other upgrades include Bed Rest, Electronic Equipment, Event Ticket Fee Protection, Travel Inconvenience.

To enroll: https://www.friendshiptours.net/protection-plan Agency #18649

Premiums are non-refundable once paid. Terms & Conditions apply.

Plan details are available at https://www.friendshiptours.net/protection-plan.

Call Friendship Tours 860-243-1630 for assistance in enrolling.


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