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  • TOUR ALERTS AND INFORMATION

    6/6/2016 – FINAL TOUR ITINERARY

    THURSDAY, JUNE 16: FLY JACKSONVILLE TO LONDON

    08:30 – Meet your group at the Jacksonville Airport in front of the Delta Airlines check-in counter.

    Delta # 1258   Jacksonville, FL 11:30am   Atlanta, GA 12:49pm on 6/16/2016

    Delta # 30   Atlanta, GA 9:25pm   London – Heathrow 11:05am on 6/17/201

    FRIDAY, JUNE 17: ARRIVAL IN LONDON

    Clayton Hotel Chiswick

    626 Chiswick High Road

    London W4 5RY      Tel. +44 20 8996 5200

     

    Independent lunch on own around Chiswick hotel neighborhood

    13:30 – TUBE to Tower Hill and Tower of London Entrance

    River cruise from Tower Bridge to Westminster.

    18:30 – independent dinner Harrod’s Food Hall or around V&A Museum

    19:30 – V&A Museum   TUBE to hotel, room assignments and room check

    • Hop-On-Hop-Off Open Top Bus tour passes activated today
    • Oyster Cards for TUBE transportation distributed

     SATURDAY, JUNE 18

    09:15 – GLOBE THEATRE EXIHIBITION AND TOUR

    WEST END LIVE (11am-6pm) – all day around Trafalgar Square and West End

    Lunch on own around park

    15:00   LONDON EYE

    17:00 Dinner at Hard Rock Café – Choose your menu on the spot

    • Hop-On-Hop-Off Open Top Bus tour passes activated today

    SUNDAY, JUNE 19

    Lunch and shopping time on their own or watch more WEST END LIVE (12-6pm)

    15:00 (3:00pm) MATILDA THE MUSICAL – Cambridge Theatre

    18:45  Dinner @ Fire and Stone (pre-selected menu)

    MONDAY, JUNE 20

    12:00 & 12:15 & 12:30 NATIONAL THEATRE TOUR

    Shopping and Free Time

    16:30   PRE-THEATRE DINNER   STRADA RESTAURANT (pre-selected menu)

    19:45 REGENTS PARK Open Air Theatre:  Henry V

    TUESDAY, JUNE 21: FLY HOME

    Delta # 21        London – Heathrow 2:25pm   Detroit, MI 6:02pm    

    Delta # 1787    Detroit, MI 7:35pm                 Jacksonville, FL 9:52pm

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  • TOUR OVERVIEW

    This is a private tour designed specifically for the students and teachers of the drama department at LaVilla School of the Arts.

    Your teachers have partnered with David McGuffin’s Exploring Europe in designing this tour to London, England.  The entire visit is designed to introduce varied experiences in the visual arts, performing arts, history and culture.  You’ll have many opportunities to become involved in the performing arts, both as a spectator and a participant. Additionally, we’ve included all the sightseeing “biggies” such as the Tower of London, Big Ben, the London Eye and much more.  Don’t miss out on this fantastic travel opportunity to experience London with your friends!

    Your Adventure Starts Here!

  • TOUR ITINERARY

    Thursday, June 16 2016: FLY TO LONDON – Meet your teachers and friends at the Jacksonville International Airport for your overnight flight to London.  Depart JAX at 11:00 a.m.

    Friday, June 17 – Monday, June 20: LONDON – Arrive at London Heathrow Airport around 11:00 a.m. to begin your adventure.  After checking into your well-appointed Chiswick neighborhood hotel, you’ll have the next four days to experience London.  Your teachers and David McGuffin’s Exploring Europe have designed the following sights, experiences and attractions during your stay:

    Educational workshops and learning experiences at the Globe Theatre, Victoria and Albert Museum, the Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park, and the National Theatre.

    Sightseeing at the Tower of London, a ride on the London Eye, a cruise on the River Thames, The British Museum, Buckingham Palace, several London neightborhood walking tours, two days of Hop-on-Hop-Off double decker bus sightseeing transportation, London Tube subway transportation and more.

    A Full English Breakfast is included each morning as well as three additional lunches and dinners. You’ll also enjoy a pre-theatre dinner at London’s original Hard Rock Cafe.

    We’ve included admission to three or four theatre performances which will be chosen by your teachers once the 2016 theatre  schedule is announced.

    Tuesday, June 21: Heading Home – Depart London around 2:00 p.m. and arrive back home in Jacksonville by 10:00 p.m.

     Itinerary specifics are subject to change.

  • WHAT’S INCLUDED

    Roundtrip airfare from Jacksonville, Florida on Delta Airlines.

    Transportation in London by deluxe motor coach, The Tube and other public transportation.

     4 nights accommodation in a very well appointed hotel in the Chiswick neighborhood. All rooms have private baths. 2-3 people per room.

    All tips and gratuities are included.

    Four breakfasts and three lunches or dinners. 

     Traditional and gourmet dining experiences at some of David’s personal favorite restaurants. Eating well is a priority and you’ll enjoy fine regional fare featuring the best the  locale has to offer.

    Printed tour handouts detailing each day’s historical and cultural experiences.

    Our Unconditional Tour Price Guarantee that once locked in, will never change.

    Special and unique cultural events specifically tailored to your student group.

    Comprehensive Travel Insurance providing full coverage for emergency medical and baggage loss from the moment you depart for your tour.

    and much more!

  • SIGN UP FOR THIS TOUR

    To reserve a seat on this tour you must agree to our Tour Conditions and provide us with a deposit of $100 per person. We accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover, and PayPal for all tour deposits and payments.  Additionally, we accept personal checks (US banks only), bank drafts, and money orders made payable to David McGuffin’s Exploring Europe (in US dollars).

    MONTHLY PAYMENTS = $365 October 2015 through April 2016

    The tour balance will be divided into seven monthly payments beginning October 15, 2015.  A payment of $365 must be submitted online or mailed to our office on or before the 15th of each month (October 2015 –April 2016). You will not receive a payment reminder, so please mark your calendar as a reminder.

    FINAL PAYMENT

    Your final tour payment is due April 15, 2016.  You will receive a final statement of your account by April 1, 2016 noting your final balance.

    CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS

    Deposits for tours are refundable for two weeks from the date we receive it in our office. After this date, deposits are not refundable for any reason and will be forfeited if you cancel your tour reservation. All cancellations must be in writing. Cancellations will be effective on the date the written notification is received by David McGuffin’s Exploring Europe, Inc. by mail, e-mail, or fax.

    The quickest way to sign up is to reserve your tour online and make a deposit payment of $100 with a credit card. If making payment for 2 or more people, be sure to change the quantity in the box. Click the “Sign Up Now!” button to go to our secure server and make your $100 deposit payment.

     

     

    You will receive an email confirmation as soon as you sign up and pay your $100 deposit online.  Contained in that email is a link to the official tour application.

    Open the link.

    Download a TOUR APPLICATION for each person.

    Fill in the TOUR APPLICATION.

    Send the TOUR APPLICATION to us by any of the methods mentioned below.

    If you prefer to print an application and pay by check, money order, or credit card you can download an application here: TOUR APPLICATION.  You may also download and print a tour brochure here: TOUR ITINERARY & BROCHURE.

    1. Fax Application and Credit Card information to (800) 570-1351.

    2. You may scan the application and email it to: david@davidmcguffin.com.

    3. OR you can take a photo of the application with your smartphone and email it to us.

    4. Mail Information to: Exploring Europe – 4036 Hidden Acre Rd. – Middleburg, Florida 32068.

    Once we receive your application and deposit, we will send you a confirmation over e-mail (or written notification if no e-mail address is provided). If you would like to talk to a tour expert before signing up, please give us a call at 800 570-1351 or e-mail us at tours@davidmcguffin.com.

  • MAKE A PAYMENT

    MONTHLY PAYMENTS = $365 October 2015 through April 2016

    The tour balance will be divided into seven monthly payments beginning October 15, 2015.  A payment of $365 must be submitted online or mailed to our office on or before the 15th of each month (October 2015 –April 2016). You will not receive a payment reminder, so please mark your calendar as a reminder.

     

     

    FINAL PAYMENT

    Your final tour payment is due April 15, 2016.

    You will receive a final statement of your account by April 1, 2016 noting your final balance.

    LET US HANDLE YOUR PAYMENTS

    We prefer that you manage making your own payments online each month using the links in the section above.

    If instead, you would like us to handle making the payments for you AND you did not provide instructions/authorization when you signed up for the tour, download and print our credit card authorization form.  This can be used to provide instructions for monthly automatic payments and one time charges.

    Download the form: CreditCardAutorization

    Complete the form and then FAX to 1-800-570-1351

    or SCAN and EMAIL it to tours@davidmcguffin.com

  • INSURANCE INFORMATION

    Follow this link if you would like to learn more about the insurance policy included with your tour or investigate purchasing optional comprehensive insurance.  When purchasing optional comprehensive insurance, we suggest selecting “Roundtrip” or “Roundtrip Choice.”  Be sure to look at the coverage each plan offers before making your final selection.