- Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 7:30 AM - Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 9:25 PM CST
(Is Milwaukee too far? Interested in flying out of another airport? Email Randy@vcyamerica.org for a custom quote)
Depart MKE / Mitchell Airport, Arrive DCA / Reagan Airport, DC
9:25 PM Arrive MKE / Mitchell Airport, WI
NEW: Payment plans available! Min. $100 deposit required
What is included in this tour?
This trip includes roundtrip airfare from General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, WI (please email email@example.com for a quote from another airport), admission to all sites (Mount Vernon, Arlington National Cemetery, Museum of the Bible, etc), 2 night stay at the Courtyard by Marriott, Waldorf, MD, motorcoach transportation from Reagan Airport, DC to all stops and hotels, and return to the airport, breakfast at the hotel each morning [Lunch and Dinner are on your own].
What does Occupancy Mean?
Single Occupancy means it's just you - no roommate, no sharing a hotel room with anyone. As such, it's a bit more expensive than Double Occupancy.
- Double Occupancy is the price per person for sharing a room. A married couple will each need a Double Occupancy ticket (2 total for the couple), as would two singles travelling together.
- Extra Occupancy is the price for each extra person in the hotel room. If a family is bringing a child who will share a hotel room with them, you will need 2 Double tickets and 1 Extra ticket. If 4 singles are sharing a room, you will need 2 Double tickets and 2 Extras tickets.
When you travel with VCY America, you will embark Thursday at 7:30 AM from General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, WI (flying out on Southwest) for a nonstop flight to Washington, DC where a 56 passenger deluxe motor coach will meet us.
We will be touring Mount Vernon, home of George Washington; Ford’s Theatre, where Abraham Lincoln was shot, followed by an evening tour of the monuments including the Jefferson Memorial and the Marine Memorial.
On Thursday night, we will check in for the first of two nights at the Courtyard by Marriott in Waldorf, MD (included with your package).
Friday morning, following breakfast at the hotel (included) we will head to Arlington National Cemetery, where we will be seeing what is now the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, but originally the Tomb of the Soldier Known Only to God. Lunch will be at the Capitol Cafeteria, following will be a tour of the Capitol Building, the Supreme Court, and then dinner at Union Station. Following dinner we'll have an evening service at Lincoln Memorial
Saturday morning, following breakfast, we will head over to the White House, the World War II Memorial, the Korean Memorial, and the Vietnam Memorial. We'll have lunch at the new Bible Museum, and spend the afternoon at the Bible Museum. Following our time at the Bible Museum, we'll depart Reagan Airport and arrive at Mitchell Airport in Milwaukee by 9:30 PM, so you can be well rested for church on Sunday!
What does Occupancy Mean?
- Single Occupancy means it's just you - no roommate, no sharing a hotel room with anyone. As such, it's a bit more expensive than Double Occupancy.
- Double Occupancy is the price per person for sharing a room. A married couple will each need a Double Occupancy ticket (2 total for the couple), as would two singles travelling together. Please let us know who you will be rooming with so we can make reservations appropriately.
- Extra Occupancy is the price for each extra person in the hotel room. If a family is bringing a child who will share a hotel room with them, you will need 2 Double and 1 Extra tickets. If 4 singles are sharing a room, you will need 2 Doubles and 2 Extras.
Where will we be meeting?
General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) in Milwaukee, WI. If you are coming from another airport please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Is there assigned seating on the bus?
Seating is first-come, first-served. We do not practice seat rotation however if you would like to trade seats with other passengers you are welcome to do so.
What is this extra fee?
Unfortunately we are charged extra for credit card processing. If you would like to avoid the fee, you can pay by cash or check at VCY America headquarters (3434 W. Kilbourn Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53208). Make sure the envelope says Washington DC Trip! CAUTION: Due to limited seating, this tour is "first come, first served." If you are paying by mail - your registration may arrive too late and you could end up on a waiting list - so please call ahead to reserve your seat!
Who will be leading this tour?
Tim Schmig, Executive Director of the Michigan Association of Christian Schools. He has led many tours of DC and has an exciting presentation he shares entitled "Stories in Stones."
Tickets have sold out - what can I do?
Sign up for the Waitlist - spots often open up and are available. Priority will be given to those first on the waitlist.
Can I pay with Cash or Check?
Yes, you can pay by cash or check at the VCY America headquarters (3434 W. Kilbourn Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53208). Make sure you mark the envelope for the Washington DC Trip and list the date! CAUTION: Due to limited seating, this tour is "first come, first served." If you are paying by mail - your registration may arrive too late and you could end up on a waiting list.
What if I want the cheaper rate but don't have a roommate?
If you would like the Double Occupancy rate but do not have a roommate, please contact us in case we may be able to find one for you.
Any other things I should know?
Tour membership is granted to all persons. VCY America reserves the right to decline, accept or retain any person as a member of these tours. For the comfort and enjoyment of all tour members, no smoking or alcoholic beverages are allowed on tours. These tours are arranged and operated by VCY America, Milwaukee, WI. VCY acts only as agent for the participant (tour patron) in all matters connected with accommodations for travel, lodging, tours and sightseeing, admissions, restaurants, and other suppliers of services and transportation; and VCY is not responsible for any willful or negligent act and/or omission of the supplier (who is an independent contractor not under the control of VCY). VCY does not guarantee such suppliers’ rates, bookings, or reservations. Tickets for public carriers issued in connection with these tours shall be a contract solely between the carrier and the passenger, with payment for any fare increase or cancellation penalty the responsibility of the passenger(s). Since we seek to insure the compatibility and congeniality of all passengers and the smooth, safe, and efficient operation of each tour, VCY reserves the right, in its sole discretion, and at any time to: decline or retain any person as a member of the tour; terminate any person’s participation in a tour whose condition or general deportment impedes the operation of the tour or affects the rights, welfare or enjoyment of others; make changes in the times, itinerary, sightseeing or accommodations or routing of trips to the best available alternate should circumstances demand; and cancel a tour (in which case VCY's only responsibility will be to refund passengers’ deposits and/or any payments made, which will clear VCY of anyother liability). The tour participant agrees that VCY and its agents will not be responsible for: loss or damage to baggage or any passenger belongings for any reason; any inconvenience, loss, injury, death, damage to, or in respect of persons or property whatsoever as agents of participant performing such services; any damage, loss or injury cause by climactic or weather conditions, fire, government actions or terrorist activities, earthquake, social or labor unrest, acts of God, bankruptcy, or other factors or conditions beyond VCY's control; or loss due to participant’s failure to follow instructions. The payment of the required deposits and/or any partial or full payment for reservations on a tour shall be deemed and constitute full knowledge, acceptance, and consent by the participant to all provisions in this clause. Choice of Law: The relationship between the parties is governed by and is to be construed under the laws of the State of Wisconsin, which shall be considered the proper venue. Any dispute between the parties shall be submitted to arbitration in accord with the provisions of the State of Wisconsin arbitration law. VCY may not be sued unless there is full compliance with all of the provisions of the aforesaid conditions. No person, other than an authorized representative of VCY by a document in writing, is authorized to vary, add or waive any term or condition herein.
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